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Thursday August 12, 1971
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Mickey Lolich equaled his previous season's high in victories, 19 in 1969, when the Tigers' lefthander defeated the Brewers, 4-3. Lolich fell behind, 2-0, in the fourth inning on a pass to Tommy Harper, a sacrifice, a double by Johnny Briggs and single by Jose Cardenal.

The Tigers pulled even in the fifth and went ahead with two more runs in the eighth on a single by Jim Northrup, triple by Bill Freehan and single by Aurelio Rodriguez. The Brewers threatened in the eighth, but scored only once on singles by Andy Kosco, Ron Theobald and Briggs. [The Sporting News]


Detroit Tigers 4, Milwaukee Brewers 3

Game Played on Thursday, August 12, 1971 (Day game) at County Stadium

Tigers       0  0  0    0  2  0    0  2  0  -   4 11  0
Brewers      0  0  0    2  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  6  4


Tigers               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Brewers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
McAuliffe 2b          4   1   2   0     0   0   .201      Harper lf             2   1   0   0     1   0   .260
G. Brown lf           4   0   3   0     0   1   .402        Kosco ph,rf         1   1   1   0     0   0   .205
  Stanley cf          1   0   0   0     0   0   .280      Theobald 2b           3   0   2   0     0   0   .284
Horton rf,lf          4   0   0   1     0   1   .293      Briggs 1b,lf          4   1   2   2     0   0   .280
Cash 1b               4   0   1   0     1   1   .284      Cardenal cf           4   0   1   1     0   1   .246
Northrup cf,rf        5   1   2   0     0   0   .287      Mitchell rf           3   0   0   0     1   2   .171
Freehan c             3   1   2   1     1   1   .289        Sanders p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Rodriguez 3b          4   0   1   1     0   0   .241      Pena 3b,1b            3   0   0   0     1   0   .242
Brinkman ss           3   0   0   0     1   0   .223      Rodriguez c           4   0   0   0     0   1   .167
Lolich p              3   1   0   0     1   2   .095      Heise ss              4   0   0   0     0   0   .245
                                                          Pattin p              2   0   0   0     0   1   .117
                                                            Schofield ph,3b     1   0   0   0     0   0   .194

Totals               35   4  11   3     4   6             Totals               31   3   6   3     3   5

Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 11,549
Left on Base: Tigers 10, Brewers 5
DP: Tigers 1, Brewers 3
Errors: Theobald 2, Briggs, Mitchell
Doubles: Freehan (20), Briggs (7)
Triples: Freehan (4)
Stolen Bases: Cardenal 2 (4)
Caught Stealing: Northrup (3)
Sacrifice Hits: Theobald (12)
Sacrifice Flies: Horton (4)
GIDP: Horton (14), Rodriguez (8), Rodriguez (12)
Hit by Pitch: McAuliffe (5,by Sanders)


Tigers                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Lolich W(19-8)          9     6   3   3   3   5   0  35   2.94
Totals                  9     6   3   3   3   5   0  35

Brewers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Pattin L(10-13)         8    10   4   3   4   5   0  36   2.98
Sanders                 1     1   0   0   0   1   0   5   2.04
Totals                  9    11   4   3   4   6   0  41

Hit by Pitch: Sanders (3)

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - Jerry Neudecker, 2B - Russ Goetz, 3B - Dave Phillips


TIGERS 1ST: McAuliffe popped to shortstop; G. Brown was called
out on strikes; Horton grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 1ST: Harper popped to shortstop; Theobald lined to
center; Briggs flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers
0, Brewers 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Cash popped to shortstop; Northrup singled to left;
Freehan doubled to center [Northrup to third]; Rodriguez lined
to pitcher; Brinkman was walked intentionally; Lolich struck
out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Tigers 0, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 2ND: Cardenal popped to pitcher; Mitchell struck out;
Pena grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Tigers 0, Brewers 0.

TIGERS 3RD: McAuliffe grounded out (first unassisted); G. Brown
singled to right; Horton grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [G. Brown out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Tigers 0, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 3RD: Rodriguez grounded out (third to first); Heise
flied out to center; Pattin struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Tigers 0, Brewers 0.

TIGERS 4TH: Cash walked; Northrup forced Cash (shortstop to
second) [Northrup to second (error by Theobald)]; Freehan was
walked intentionally; Rodriguez grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Freehan out at second]; 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 0, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 4TH: Harper walked; Theobald out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Harper to second]; Briggs doubled to center
[Harper scored]; Cardenal singled to center [Briggs scored];
Cardenal stole second; Mitchell walked; Pena walked [Cardenal to
third, Mitchell to second]; Rodriguez grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Pena out at second]; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 0, Brewers 2.

TIGERS 5TH: Brinkman grounded out (shortstop to first); Lolich
walked; McAuliffe singled to right [Lolich to second]; G. Brown
singled to right [Lolich scored (error by Mitchell) (no RBI),
McAuliffe to third]; Horton hit a sacrifice fly to center
[McAuliffe scored (unearned)]; Cash struck out; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 2, Brewers 2.

BREWERS 5TH: Heise grounded out (shortstop to first); Pattin
lined to shortstop; Harper grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Brewers 2.

TIGERS 6TH: Northrup reached on an error by Briggs [Northrup to
first]; Freehan struck out while Northrup was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Rodriguez flied out to right; 0 R, 0
H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Brewers 2.

BREWERS 6TH: Theobald singled to left; Briggs popped to
shortstop; Cardenal forced Theobald (shortstop to second);
Cardenal stole second; Mitchell struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Tigers 2, Brewers 2.

TIGERS 7TH: Brinkman grounded out (third to first); Lolich lined
to second; McAuliffe singled to second [McAuliffe to second
(error by Theobald)]; G. Brown singled to first [McAuliffe to
third]; Horton flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
Tigers 2, Brewers 2.

BREWERS 7TH: Pena grounded out (third to first); Rodriguez
struck out; Heise popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 2, Brewers 2.

TIGERS 8TH: Cash lined to right; Northrup singled to left;
Freehan tripled to left [Northrup scored]; Rodriguez singled to
left [Freehan scored]; Brinkman flied out to right; Lolich was
called out on strikes; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4, Brewers
2.

BREWERS 8TH: STANLEY REPLACED G. BROWN (PLAYING CF); HORTON
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); NORTHRUP CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING RF); SCHOFIELD BATTED FOR PATTIN; Schofield grounded
out (shortstop to first); KOSCO BATTED FOR HARPER; Kosco singled
to left; Theobald singled to center [Kosco to second]; Briggs
singled to right [Kosco scored, Theobald to third]; Cardenal
struck out; Mitchell forced Briggs (third to second); 1 R, 3 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4, Brewers 3.

TIGERS 9TH: SCHOFIELD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); KOSCO STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING RF); BRIGGS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
SANDERS REPLACED MITCHELL (PITCHING); PENA CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING 1B); McAuliffe was hit by a pitch; Stanley forced
McAuliffe (pitcher to shortstop); Horton struck out; Cash
singled to center [Stanley to second]; Northrup flied out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4, Brewers 3.

BREWERS 9TH: Pena flied out to right; Rodriguez popped to
second; Heise popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers
4, Brewers 3.



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