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Sunday September 26, 1971
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Two homers spoiled Mickey Lolich's bid for his 26th victory as the Yankees defeated the Tigers, 3-2. Rusty Torres hit his first major league homer, connecting with a man on base in the third inning, and Roy White whacked the other round-tripper off Lolich in the sixth to provide the winning run. [The Sporting News]


New York Yankees 3, Detroit Tigers 2

Game Played on Sunday, September 26, 1971 (Day game) at Tiger Stadium

Yankees      0  0  2    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   3 10  0
Tigers       1  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   2  6  0


Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Tigers               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Clarke 2b             4   1   1   0     1   1   .248      Taylor 2b             4   1   1   0     0   1   .267
Torres cf             5   1   4   2     0   0   .385      Rodriguez 3b          4   0   1   0     0   0   .253
Munson c              4   0   0   0     0   2   .249      Horton lf             4   0   0   0     0   1   .293
White lf              4   1   2   1     0   1   .289      Freehan c             4   0   0   0     0   1   .275
Ellis 1b              4   0   2   0     0   1   .238      Stanley cf            3   1   2   0     0   0   .293
Swoboda rf            4   0   0   0     0   2   .259      I. Brown 1b           1   0   1   0     0   0   .255
Hansen 3b             4   0   0   0     0   2   .220        Hosley ph,1b        2   0   0   0     0   0   .167
Michael ss            4   0   0   0     0   1   .222      Lane rf               3   0   0   1     0   0   .143
Peterson p            4   0   1   0     0   0   .082      Brinkman ss           2   0   1   0     0   0   .228
                                                            Kaline ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .294
                                                            Gutierrez ss        0   0   0   0     0   0   .189
                                                          Lolich p              3   0   0   0     0   1   .134

Totals               37   3  10   3     1  10             Totals               31   2   6   1     0   4

Time of Game: 2:17   Attendance:  9,514
Left on Base: Yankees 8, Tigers 2
DP: Yankees 1, Tigers 0
Doubles: Torres 2 (2), Taylor (10), Stanley 2 (14)
Home Runs: Torres (1), White (18)
GIDP: Horton (15)


Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Peterson W(15-13)       9     6   2   2   0   4   0  31   3.05
Totals                  9     6   2   2   0   4   0  31

Tigers                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Lolich L(25-13)         9    10   3   3   1  10   2  38   2.96
Totals                  9    10   3   3   1  10   2  38

Wild Pitches: Peterson (6), Lolich (6)

Umpires: HP - Ron Luciano, 1B - John Rice, 2B - Larry Napp, 3B - Bill Kunkel


YANKEES 1ST: Clarke made an out to catcher; Torres singled to
right; Munson flied out to center; White struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 1ST: Taylor doubled to left; Rodriguez flied out to right
[Taylor to third]; Horton popped to first in foul territory;
Peterson threw a wild pitch [Taylor scored]; Freehan grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Tigers 1.

YANKEES 2ND: Ellis struck out; Swoboda was called out on
strikes; Hansen grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Tigers 1.

TIGERS 2ND: Stanley doubled to left; I. Brown singled to
shortstop [Stanley to third]; Ike Brown pulled his
hamstring; Lane forced I. Brown (shortstop to second)
[Stanley scored]; Lane was picked off first (pitcher to first);
Brinkman singled to shortstop; Lolich struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Tigers 2.

YANKEES 3RD: Michael lined to center; Peterson singled to
center; Clarke forced Peterson (third to second); Lolich threw a
wild pitch [Clarke to second]; Torres homered [Clarke scored];
Munson popped to first in foul territory; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 2, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 3RD: Taylor flied out to right; Rodriguez grounded out
(pitcher to first); Horton flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 2, Tigers 2.

YANKEES 4TH: White singled to center; Ellis flied out to center
[White to second]; Swoboda struck out; Hansen popped to second;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 4TH: Freehan grounded out (third to first); Stanley
doubled; HOSLEY BATTED FOR I. BROWN; Hosley grounded out
(shortstop to first); Lane popped to first in foul territory; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Tigers 2.

YANKEES 5TH: HOSLEY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Michael made an
out to second; Peterson grounded out (third to first); Clarke
walked; Torres doubled to left [Clarke to third]; Munson struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 2, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 5TH: Brinkman grounded out (first to pitcher); Lolich
flied out to right; Taylor grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 2, Tigers 2.

YANKEES 6TH: White homered; Ellis singled to left; Swoboda
popped to first in foul territory; Hansen was called out on
strikes; Michael forced Ellis (third to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 6TH: Rodriguez lined to right; Horton struck out (catcher
to first); Freehan lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 3, Tigers 2.

YANKEES 7TH: Peterson grounded out (third to first); Clarke
struck out; Torres doubled to left; Munson struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 7TH: Stanley grounded out (second to first); Hosley
grounded out (shortstop to first); Lane flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Tigers 2.

YANKEES 8TH: White flied out to left; Ellis singled to left;
Swoboda grounded out (third to first) [Ellis to second]; Hansen
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 8TH: KALINE BATTED FOR BRINKMAN; Kaline flied out to
center; Lolich grounded out (pitcher to first); Taylor was
called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Tigers
2.

YANKEES 9TH: GUTIERREZ REPLACED KALINE (PLAYING SS); Michael
struck out; Peterson lined to third; Clarke singled to third;
Torres grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Yankees 3, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 9TH: Rodriguez singled to center; Horton grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Rodriguez out at
second]; Freehan struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3,
Tigers 2.



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