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Friday September 3, 1971
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With two out in the eighth inning, Bill Freehan doubled and Norm Cash homered to carry the Tigers to a 3-1 victory over the Yankees. [The Sporting News]


Detroit Tigers 3, New York Yankees 1

Game Played on Friday, September 3, 1971 (Night game) at Yankee Stadium I

Tigers       0  0  0    0  0  1    0  2  0  -   3  9  1
Yankees      0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  6  0


Tigers               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Rodriguez 3b          4   1   1   0     0   0   .240      Clarke 2b             4   1   1   0     0   0   .240
Taylor 2b             4   0   1   0     0   0   .258      Munson c              3   0   0   0     1   1   .259
Kaline rf             4   0   2   1     0   0   .298      Murcer cf             4   0   1   1     0   1   .322
Freehan c             4   1   1   0     0   1   .280      White lf              3   0   1   0     1   1   .283
Cash 1b               4   1   1   2     0   2   .289      Alou rf               4   0   1   0     0   0   .274
I. Brown lf           4   0   0   0     0   1   .268      Cater 3b              4   0   1   0     0   0   .271
  Northrup lf         0   0   0   0     0   0   .271      Ellis 1b              2   0   0   0     2   0   .231
Stanley cf            3   0   1   0     1   1   .279      Michael ss            4   0   1   0     0   0   .240
Brinkman ss           4   0   2   0     0   0   .225      Peterson p            3   0   0   0     0   1   .071
Kilkenny p            4   0   0   0     0   2   .050        Hansen ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .200

Totals               35   3   9   3     1   7             Totals               32   1   6   1     4   4

Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance: 11,353
Left on Base: Tigers 6, Yankees 8
DP: Tigers 1, Yankees 1
Errors: I. Brown
Doubles: Brinkman (15), Freehan (24), Clarke (20)
Home Runs: Cash (28)
GIDP: Michael (13)


Tigers                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Kilkenny W(3-4)         9     6   1   1   4   4   0  36   4.88
Totals                  9     6   1   1   4   4   0  36

Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Peterson L(13-10)       9     9   3   3   1   7   1  36   2.97
Totals                  9     9   3   3   1   7   1  36

Umpires: HP - Nestor Chylak, 1B - Don Denkinger, 2B - Art Frantz, 3B - Bill Deegan


TIGERS 1ST: Rodriguez grounded out (third to first); Taylor
flied out to left; Kaline grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Clarke grounded out (third to first); Munson
walked; Murcer singled to right [Munson to third]; White struck
out; Alou forced Murcer (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Tigers 0, Yankees 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Freehan flied out to center; Cash flied out to
right; I. Brown grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Tigers 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Cater grounded out (shortstop to first); Ellis
walked; Michael forced Ellis (pitcher to second); Peterson
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 0, Yankees 0.

TIGERS 3RD: Stanley singled to left; Brinkman hit into a double
play (third to first) [Stanley out at third (first to
shortstop)]; Kilkenny struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers
0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Clarke grounded out (shortstop to first); Munson
struck out; Murcer grounded out (second to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Yankees 0.

TIGERS 4TH: Rodriguez lined to third; Taylor flied out to left;
Kaline singled to left; Freehan grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 4TH: White made an out to first; Alou singled to right;
Cater singled to left [Alou to third, Cater to second (error by
I. Brown)]; Ellis walked; Michael grounded into a double play
(third to first) [Cater out at third]; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
Tigers 0, Yankees 0.

TIGERS 5TH: Cash struck out; I. Brown grounded out (shortstop to
first); Stanley walked; Brinkman singled to second [Stanley to
second]; Kilkenny struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 0,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Peterson lined to shortstop; Clarke grounded out
(shortstop to first); Munson grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Yankees 0.

TIGERS 6TH: Rodriguez singled to right; Taylor singled to left
[Rodriguez to second]; Kaline singled to right [Rodriguez
scored, Taylor to third]; Freehan struck out; Cash struck out;
I. Brown grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Tigers 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 6TH: Murcer struck out; White walked; Alou forced White
(shortstop to second); Cater forced Alou (third to second); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 1, Yankees 0.

TIGERS 7TH: Stanley flied out to center; Brinkman doubled to
left; Kilkenny grounded out (first to pitcher) [Brinkman to
third]; Rodriguez grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Tigers 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 7TH: Ellis flied out to center; Michael grounded out
(third to first); Peterson grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 1, Yankees 0.

TIGERS 8TH: Taylor grounded out (shortstop to first); Kaline
flied out to left; Freehan doubled to left; Cash homered
[Freehan scored]; I. Brown struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Tigers 3, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 8TH: NORTHRUP REPLACED I. BROWN (PLAYING LF); Clarke
doubled; Munson grounded out (second to first) [Clarke to
third]; Murcer grounded out (shortstop to first) [Clarke
scored]; White singled to left; Alou forced White (third to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 3, Yankees 1.

TIGERS 9TH: Stanley was called out on strikes; Brinkman grounded
out (shortstop to first); Kilkenny lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 3, Yankees 1.

YANKEES 9TH: Cater flied out to center; Ellis lined to left;
Michael singled to left; HANSEN BATTED FOR PETERSON; Hansen
forced Michael (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers
3, Yankees 1.



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