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Detroit Tigers 13, St. Louis Cardinals 1

Detroit Tigers 13, St. Louis Cardinals 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Wednesday, October 9, 1968 (D) at Busch Stadium

DET A    0  2 10    0  1  0    0  0  0  -  13 12  1
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  9  1
BATTING
Detroit Tigers        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McAuliffe 2b           2   2   0   0       3   2       3   1
Stanley ss,cf          5   2   1   0       0   0       2   1
Kaline rf              4   3   3   4       0   1       7   0
Cash 1b                4   2   3   2       1   0       5   0
Horton lf              3   2   2   2       1   0       0   0
  Oyler ss             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Northrup cf,lf         5   1   2   4       0   1       1   0
Freehan c              4   0   1   1       1   0       7   0
Wert 3b                3   1   0   0       1   0       2   2
McLain p               4   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
Totals                34  13  12  13       7   7      27   5
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Stanley (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Horton (1,off Washburn).
HR: Northrup (2,3rd inning off Jaster 3 on, 0 out); Kaline (2,5th inning off
Carlton 0 on, 2 out).
SH: McLain (1,off Willis).
HBP: Wert (1,by Willis); Kaline (1,by Granger); Horton (1,by Granger).
IBB: McAuliffe (1,by Willis).
Team LOB: 5.
St. Louis Cardinals   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf               4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Flood cf               4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Maris rf               4   1   2   0       0   0       2   0
Cepeda 1b              4   0   2   0       0   0       7   2
McCarver c             4   0   1   0       0   1       8   0
Shannon 3b             4   0   1   0       0   1       1   2
Javier 2b              4   0   1   1       0   0       3   2
Maxvill ss             4   0   0   0       0   1       4   5
Washburn p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jaster p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Willis p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hughes p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ricketts ph          1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Carlton p            0   0   0   0       0   0       1   1
  Tolan ph             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Granger p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Edwards ph           1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Nelson p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                35   1   9   1       0   7      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 3.
E: Brock (1).
PITCHING
Detroit Tigers        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
McLain W(1-2)          9     9   1   1   0   7   0
St. Louis Cardinals   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Washburn L(1-1)        2     4   5   5   3   3   0
Jaster                 0     2   3   3   1   0   1
Willis                 0.2   1   4   4   2   0   0
Hughes                 0.1   2   0   0   0   0   0
Carlton                3     3   1   1   0   2   1
Granger                2     0   0   0   1   1   0
Nelson                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9    12  13  13   7   7   2
HBP: Willis (1,Wert); Granger 2 (2,Kaline,Horton).
IBB: Willis (1,McAuliffe).
Umpires: Bill Haller (AL), Tom Gorman (NL), Jim Honochick (AL), Stan Landes (NL), Doug Harvey (NL), Bill Kinnamon (AL)
Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 54692
Starting Lineups:

   Detroit Tigers                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. McAuliffe           2b        Brock               lf
2. Stanley             ss        Flood               cf
3. Kaline              rf        Maris               rf
4. Cash                1b        Cepeda              1b
5. Horton              lf        McCarver            c
6. Northrup            cf        Shannon             3b
7. Freehan             c         Javier              2b
8. Wert                3b        Maxvill             ss
9. McLain              p         Washburn            p

TIGERS 1ST: McAuliffe struck out; Stanley made an out to right;
Kaline struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (pitcher to first); Flood
lined to shortstop; Maris grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Cash walked; Horton doubled [Cash scored]; Northrup
struck out; Freehan singled to left [Horton scored, Freehan to
third (error by Brock)]; Wert walked; McLain grounded into a
double play (shortstop to second to first) [Wert out at second];
2 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 2, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Cepeda singled to left; McCarver popped to right;
Shannon grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Cepeda out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2,
Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 3RD: McAuliffe walked; Stanley singled to left [McAuliffe
to second]; Kaline singled to center [McAuliffe scored, Stanley
to third]; JASTER REPLACED WASHBURN (PITCHING); Cash singled to
center [Stanley scored, Kaline to third]; Horton walked [Cash to
second]; Northrup homered [Kaline scored, Cash scored, Horton
scored]; WILLIS REPLACED JASTER (PITCHING); Freehan walked; Wert
was hit by a pitch [Freehan to second]; McLain out on a
sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Freehan to third, Wert to
second]; McAuliffe was walked intentionally; Stanley forced
Freehan (first to catcher) [Wert to third, McAuliffe to second];
Kaline singled to left [Wert scored, McAuliffe scored, Stanley
to third]; HUGHES REPLACED WILLIS (PITCHING); Cash singled to
right [Stanley scored, Kaline to third]; Horton singled [Kaline
scored, Cash to second]; Northrup made an out to left; 10 R, 7
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 12, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Javier made an out to right; Maxvill made an out
to center; RICKETTS BATTED FOR HUGHES; Ricketts singled to
center; Brock made an out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Tigers 12, Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 4TH: CARLTON REPLACED RICKETTS (PITCHING); Freehan
grounded out (third to first); Wert popped to shortstop; McLain
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 12, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Flood popped to second; Maris singled to second;
Cepeda popped to shortstop; McCarver was called out on strikes;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 12, Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 5TH: McAuliffe struck out; Stanley grounded out
(shortstop to first); Kaline homered; Cash singled to right;
Horton popped to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 13,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Shannon struck out; Javier lined to third;
Maxvill flied to right in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 13, Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 6TH: Northrup singled to center; Freehan flied to right;
Northrup was picked off first (pitcher to first to shortstop to
pitcher); Wert popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Tigers 13, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: TOLAN BATTED FOR CARLTON; Tolan struck out; Brock
singled to right; Flood struck out; Maris popped to second; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 13, Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 7TH: GRANGER REPLACED TOLAN (PITCHING); McLain struck
out; Debut game for Wayne Granger; McAuliffe walked;
Stanley grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [McAuliffe out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers
13, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Cepeda made an out to right; McCarver singled to
right; Shannon singled to shortstop [McCarver to third (error by
Stanley), Shannon to second]; Javier grounded out (third to
first); Maxvill made an out to right; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Tigers 13, Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 8TH: Kaline was hit by a pitch; Cash grounded out (first
unassisted) [Kaline to second]; Horton was hit by a pitch;
Northrup grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to
first) [Horton out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 13,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: NORTHRUP CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); STANLEY
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); OYLER REPLACED HORTON (PLAYING
SS); EDWARDS BATTED FOR GRANGER; Edwards struck out; rain
delay of 0:49; Brock struck out; Flood made an out to right;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 13, Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 9TH: NELSON REPLACED EDWARDS (PITCHING); Freehan popped
to shortstop; Debut game for Mel Nelson; Wert popped to
third; McLain struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 13,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: Maris singled to center; Cepeda singled to left
[Maris to second]; McCarver popped to first; Shannon popped to
third; Javier singled to right [Maris scored, Cepeda to second];
Maxvill was called out on strikes; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers
13, Cardinals 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Tigers          13  12   1    5
 Cardinals        1   9   1    7

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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