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Detroit Tigers 4, St. Louis Cardinals 1

Detroit Tigers 4, St. Louis Cardinals 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Thursday, October 10, 1968 (D) at Busch Stadium

DET A    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  0  1  -   4  8  1
STL N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   1  5  0
BATTING
Detroit Tigers        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
McAuliffe 2b           4   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
Stanley ss,cf          4   0   1   0       0   1       5   2
Kaline rf              4   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Cash 1b                4   1   1   0       0   0      11   2
Horton lf              4   1   2   0       0   1       0   0
  Tracewski pr         0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Oyler ss             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Northrup cf,lf         4   1   2   2       0   1       1   0
Freehan c              4   0   1   1       0   0       6   0
Wert 3b                3   0   1   1       1   1       0   6
Lolich p               4   0   0   0       0   2       0   2
Totals                35   4   8   4       1   8      27  15
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Northrup (3).
BATTING - 
2B: Freehan (1,off Gibson).
3B: Northrup (1,off Gibson).
IBB: Wert (1,by Gibson).
Team LOB: 5.
St. Louis Cardinals   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Brock lf               3   0   1   0       1   0       1   0
Javier 2b              4   0   0   0       0   0       3   2
Flood cf               4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Cepeda 1b              3   0   0   0       1   1       7   0
Shannon 3b             4   1   1   1       0   1       1   2
McCarver c             3   0   1   0       1   0       8   0
Maris rf               3   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Maxvill ss             2   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Gagliano ph          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schofield ss         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Gibson p               3   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Totals                30   1   5   1       3   4      27   5
BATTING - 
HR: Shannon (1,9th inning off Lolich 0 on, 2 out).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Flood (3,2nd base off Lolich/Freehan).
PITCHING
Detroit Tigers        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Lolich W(3-0)          9     5   1   1   3   4   1
St. Louis Cardinals   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Gibson L(2-1)          9     8   4   4   1   8   0
IBB: Gibson (1,Wert).
Umpires: Tom Gorman (NL), Jim Honochick (AL), Stan Landes (NL), Bill Kinnamon (AL), Bill Haller (AL), Doug Harvey (NL)
Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 54692
Starting Lineups:

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

TIGERS 1ST: McAuliffe popped to first in foul territory; Stanley
lined to pitcher; Kaline was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Brock grounded out (second to first); Javier made
an out to center; Flood singled; Flood stole second; Cepeda
walked; Shannon flied to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 0,
Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Cash made an out to right; Horton was called out on
strikes; Northrup struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: McCarver walked; Maris grounded into a double
play (shortstop to first) [McCarver out at second]; Maxvill
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0,
Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 3RD: Freehan made an out to center; Wert struck out;
Lolich was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers
0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Gibson grounded out (third to first); Brock
grounded out (second to first); Javier grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 4TH: McAuliffe made an out to right; Stanley singled to
shortstop; Kaline was called out on strikes; Cash grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: Flood grounded out (shortstop to first); Cepeda
grounded out (third to first); Shannon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 5TH: Horton popped to second; Northrup popped to third;
Freehan flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0,
Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: McCarver singled to left; Maris struck out;
Maxvill popped to first in foul territory; Gibson popped to
second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 0, Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 6TH: Wert made an out to center; Lolich grounded out
(second to first); McAuliffe made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Brock singled to left; Brock was picked off first
(pitcher to first to shortstop); Javier lined to shortstop;
Flood singled to shortstop; Flood was picked off first (pitcher
to first to second to pitcher to shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Tigers 0, Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 7TH: Stanley was called out on strikes; Kaline grounded
out (third to first); Cash singled to right; Horton singled to
left [Cash to second]; Northrup tripled to center [Cash scored,
Horton scored]; Freehan doubled [Northrup scored]; Wert was
walked intentionally; Lolich was called out on strikes; 3 R, 4
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: Cepeda struck out; Shannon reached on an error by
Northrup [Shannon to first]; McCarver made an out to right;
Maris popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 3,
Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 8TH: McAuliffe grounded out (second to first); Stanley
grounded out (shortstop to first); Kaline lined to second; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 3, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: GAGLIANO BATTED FOR MAXVILL; Gagliano grounded
out (third to first); Gibson struck out; Brock walked; Javier
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 3,
Cardinals 0.

TIGERS 9TH: SCHOFIELD REPLACED GAGLIANO (PLAYING SS); Cash made
an out to right; Horton singled to left; TRACEWSKI RAN FOR
HORTON; Northrup singled to center [Tracewski to third]; Freehan
popped to first in foul territory; Wert singled to center
[Tracewski scored, Northrup to second]; Lolich popped to second;
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 9TH: NORTHRUP CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); STANLEY
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); OYLER REPLACED TRACEWSKI
(PLAYING SS); Flood lined to shortstop; Cepeda popped to catcher
in foul territory; Shannon homered; McCarver popped to catcher
in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 4, Cardinals 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Tigers           4   8   1    5
 Cardinals        1   5   0    5

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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