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Saturday September 12, 1970
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Mickey Stanley beat out a bunt with the bases loaded and two out in the eighth inning, breaking a 4-4 tie and sending the Tigers to a 6-4 victory over the Senators. Jim Hannan threw wildly on Stanley's tap, allowing another run to score. Tom Timmerman, the winner in relief, tied a Tigers' club record by appearing in his 55th game. [The Sporting News]


Detroit Tigers 6, Washington Senators 4

Game Played on Saturday, September 12, 1970 (Day game) at Tiger Stadium

Senators     0  0  1    2  0  1    0  0  0  -   4  9  1
Tigers       2  0  0    0  0  0    2  2  x  -   6 12  1


Senators             AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Tigers               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Stroud cf             5   0   0   1     0   3   .270      McAuliffe 2b          4   0   1   0     1   0   .238
Brinkman ss           4   0   0   0     0   0   .266      Stanley cf            5   1   2   1     0   0   .257
Howard lf             4   1   2   0     0   1   .299      Kaline rf             4   1   2   1     1   0   .276
Epstein 1b            4   1   2   0     0   0   .254      Northrup lf           3   0   2   2     1   0   .274
Rodriguez 3b          4   1   2   2     0   1   .244      Cash 1b               4   0   0   0     0   1   .259
Billings c            3   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Wert 3b               4   0   1   0     0   0   .222
  French c            1   0   0   0     0   0   .216      Lamont c              3   1   2   0     0   0   .467
Unser rf              3   0   1   0     1   0   .254      Szotkiewicz ss        2   0   0   0     0   2   .118
Cullen 2b             2   1   1   1     0   0   .221        G. Brown ph         0   1   0   0     1   0   .245
  B. Allen ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .241        Gutierrez ss        0   0   0   0     0   0   .242
Bosman p              3   0   1   0     0   2   .141        Nagelson ph         0   1   0   0     1   0   .178
  Grzenda p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Maddox ss           0   0   0   0     0   0   .228
  Pina p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Lolich p              2   0   0   0     0   1   .122
  Knowles p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .050        Jones ph            1   0   1   1     0   0   .219
  Hannan p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .138        Timmermann p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Reichardt ph        1   0   0   0     0   0   .253        Collins ph          0   0   0   0     0   0   .214
                                                            I. Brown ph         1   1   1   0     0   0   .303
                                                            Reed p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .200

Totals               35   4   9   4     1   7             Totals               33   6  12   5     5   4

Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 14,258
Left on Base: Senators 6, Tigers 9
DP: Senators 2, Tigers 1
Errors: Hannan, Northrup
Doubles: Lamont (1)
Triples: Stanley (9), Kaline (4), McAuliffe (1)
Home Runs: Rodriguez (19)
Stolen Bases: Northrup (3)
Sacrifice Hits: Lamont (1)
Sacrifice Flies: Cullen (3)
GIDP: Billings (1), Stanley (17), Cash (15)


Senators               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Bosman                  6.2   9   4   4   3   3   0  30   3.05
Grzenda L(3-6)          0.2   1   1   1   1   1   0   4   4.90
Pina                    0     0   1   0   1   0   0   1   2.31
Knowles                 0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2   1.95
Hannan                  0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2   3.47
Totals                  8    12   6   5   5   4   0  39

Tigers                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Lolich                  7     9   4   4   1   7   1  30   3.75
Timmermann W(6-5)       1     0   0   0   0   0   0   4   3.74
Reed SV(2)              1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3   4.57
Totals                  9     9   4   4   1   7   1  37

Wild Pitches: Bosman (4)

Umpires: HP - Jim Odom, 1B - Bill Kunkel, 2B - Bill Haller, 3B - Ed Runge


SENATORS 1ST: Stroud was called out on strikes; Brinkman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Howard grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 1ST: McAuliffe flied out to left; Stanley tripled to
center; Kaline tripled to center [Stanley scored]; Northrup
singled to right [Kaline scored]; Cash flied out to center;
Northrup stole second; Wert grounded out (third to first); 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 0, Tigers 2.

SENATORS 2ND: Epstein singled to center; Rodriguez struck out;
Billings grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Epstein out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators
0, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 2ND: Lamont grounded out (first to pitcher); Szotkiewicz
struck out; Lolich popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Senators 0, Tigers 2.

SENATORS 3RD: Unser flied out to right; Cullen singled to left;
Bosman singled to right [Cullen to third]; Stroud grounded out
(first unassisted) [Cullen scored, Bosman to second]; Brinkman
flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 1, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 3RD: McAuliffe walked; Stanley grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [McAuliffe out at second];
Kaline singled to left; Northrup popped to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Senators 1, Tigers 2.

SENATORS 4TH: Howard singled to left; Epstein singled to right
[Howard to second]; Rodriguez singled to center [Howard scored,
Epstein to second]; Billings popped to second; Unser singled to
second [Epstein to third, Rodriguez to second]; Cullen hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Epstein scored]; Bosman struck out; 2
R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Senators 3, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 4TH: Cash flied out to center; Wert flied out to right;
Lamont singled to center; Bosman threw a wild pitch [Lamont to
second]; Szotkiewicz was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Senators 3, Tigers 2.

SENATORS 5TH: Stroud was called out on strikes; Brinkman
grounded out (shortstop to first); Howard singled to center;
Epstein grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Senators 3, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 5TH: Lolich struck out; McAuliffe tripled to left;
Stanley lined to shortstop; Kaline grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 3, Tigers 2.

SENATORS 6TH: Rodriguez homered; Billings grounded out (pitcher
to first); Unser walked; Cullen lined to right; Bosman was
called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 4, Tigers
2.

TIGERS 6TH: Northrup singled to right; Cash grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [Northrup out at
second]; Wert grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Senators 4, Tigers 2.

SENATORS 7TH: Stroud struck out; Brinkman grounded out (third to
first); Howard struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 4,
Tigers 2.

TIGERS 7TH: Lamont doubled to left; G. BROWN BATTED FOR
SZOTKIEWICZ; G. Brown walked; JONES BATTED FOR LOLICH; Jones
singled to right [Lamont scored, G. Brown to second]; McAuliffe
flied out to center; Stanley grounded out (second to first) [G.
Brown to third, Jones to second]; Kaline walked; GRZENDA
REPLACED BOSMAN (PITCHING); FRENCH REPLACED BILLINGS (PLAYING C
); Northrup walked [G. Brown scored, Jones to third, Kaline to
second]; Cash struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Senators 4,
Tigers 4.

SENATORS 8TH: GUTIERREZ REPLACED G. BROWN (PLAYING SS);
TIMMERMANN REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Epstein grounded out
(first to pitcher); Rodriguez reached on an error by Northrup
[Rodriguez to second]; French grounded out (second to first)
[Rodriguez to third]; Unser lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Senators 4, Tigers 4.

TIGERS 8TH: Wert singled to center; Lamont out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Wert to second]; NAGELSON BATTED FOR
GUTIERREZ; PINA REPLACED GRZENDA (PITCHING); Nagelson walked;
COLLINS BATTED FOR TIMMERMANN; KNOWLES REPLACED PINA (PITCHING);
I. BROWN BATTED FOR COLLINS; I. Brown singled to shortstop [Wert
to third, Nagelson to second]; McAuliffe forced Wert (first to
catcher) [Nagelson to third, I. Brown to second, McAuliffe to
first]; HANNAN REPLACED KNOWLES (PITCHING); Stanley singled to
pitcher [Nagelson scored, I. Brown scored (error by Hannan)
(unearned) (no RBI), McAuliffe to third, Stanley to second];
Kaline lined to third; 2 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Senators 4,
Tigers 6.

SENATORS 9TH: MADDOX REPLACED NAGELSON (PLAYING SS); REED
REPLACED I. BROWN (PITCHING); B. ALLEN BATTED FOR CULLEN; B.
Allen lined to shortstop; REICHARDT BATTED FOR HANNAN; Reichardt
flied out to center; Stroud grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 4, Tigers 6.



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