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Tuesday May 23, 1972
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The Brewers, who snapped a string of 25 scoreless innings with a homer by Johnny Briggs, defeated the Tigers, 3-0, behind the four-hit pitching of Jim Lonborg. Joe Coleman handcuffed the Brewers until the seventh when George Scott singled and Briggs hit his homer. The other tally counted off Fred Scherman in the ninth on a double by Billy Conigliaro and single by Ellie Rodriguez. [The Sporting News]


Milwaukee Brewers 3, Detroit Tigers 0

Game Played on Tuesday, May 23, 1972 (Night game) at Tiger Stadium

Brewers      0  0  0    0  0  0    2  0  1  -   3  9  0
Tigers       0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  0


Brewers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Tigers               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Davis cf              3   0   0   0     1   2   .250      McAuliffe 2b          3   0   0   0     1   0   .221
Heise 2b              3   0   1   0     1   0   .288      Stanley cf            4   0   1   0     0   0   .341
Scott 1b              4   1   3   0     0   0   .154      Northrup lf           4   0   0   0     0   1   .218
Briggs lf             3   1   1   2     1   1   .211      Kaline rf             4   0   0   0     0   1   .250
Ferraro 3b            4   0   0   0     0   1   .225      Cash 1b               4   0   0   0     0   2   .292
Conigliaro rf         4   1   2   0     0   2   .193      Haller c              2   0   1   0     1   0   .238
Rodriguez c           4   0   2   1     0   0   .308      Rodriguez 3b          3   0   0   0     0   2   .244
Auerbach ss           4   0   0   0     0   1   .165      Brinkman ss           3   0   2   0     0   0   .242
Lonborg p             3   0   0   0     0   2   .200      Coleman p             2   0   0   0     0   1   .150
                                                            G. Brown ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .315
                                                            Scherman p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .143

Totals               32   3   9   3     3   9             Totals               30   0   4   0     2   7

Time of Game: 2:04   Attendance: 11,620
Left on Base: Brewers 5, Tigers 5
DP: Brewers 1, Tigers 2
Doubles: Conigliaro (2)
Home Runs: Briggs (2)
Caught Stealing: Scott (1)
GIDP: Auerbach (2), Scott (5), Stanley (3)


Brewers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Lonborg W(2-1)          9     4   0   0   2   7   0  32   1.24
Totals                  9     4   0   0   2   7   0  32

Tigers                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Coleman L(6-3)          8     7   2   2   3   8   1  30   2.30
Scherman                1     2   1   1   0   1   0   5   2.79
Totals                  9     9   3   3   3   9   1  35

Umpires: HP - Jerry Neudecker, 1B - Bill Kunkel, 2B - Red Flaherty, 3B - Bill Haller


BREWERS 1ST: Davis was called out on strikes; Heise grounded out
(shortstop to first); Scott singled to left; Scott was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Brewers 0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 1ST: McAuliffe flied out to left; Stanley singled to
left; Northrup struck out; Kaline flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 0, Tigers 0.

BREWERS 2ND: Briggs walked; Ferraro grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Briggs to second]; Conigliaro was called out on strikes;
Rodriguez flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 0,
Tigers 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Cash struck out; Haller singled to right; Rodriguez
struck out; Brinkman singled to center [Haller to second];
Coleman grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Brewers 0, Tigers 0.

BREWERS 3RD: Auerbach flied out to center; Lonborg struck out;
Davis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 3RD: McAuliffe grounded out (first unassisted); Stanley
grounded out (third to first); Northrup grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 0, Tigers 0.

BREWERS 4TH: Heise grounded out (shortstop to first); Scott
singled to center; Briggs grounded out (pitcher to first) [Scott
to second]; Ferraro grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 4TH: Kaline flied out to center; Cash struck out; Haller
walked; Rodriguez struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 0,
Tigers 0.

BREWERS 5TH: Conigliaro singled to left; Rodriguez forced
Conigliaro (third to second); Auerbach grounded into a double
play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Rodriguez out at second];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 5TH: Brinkman popped to first in foul territory; Coleman
was called out on strikes; McAuliffe popped to first in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 0, Tigers 0.

BREWERS 6TH: Lonborg flied out to right; Davis grounded out
(second to first); Heise walked; Heise was out trying to advance
to second (catcher to shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers
0, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 6TH: Stanley popped to second in foul territory; Northrup
grounded out (pitcher to first); Kaline grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 0, Tigers 0.

BREWERS 7TH: Scott singled to center; Briggs homered [Scott
scored]; Ferraro struck out; Conigliaro struck out; Rodriguez
singled to center; Auerbach struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Brewers 2, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 7TH: Cash grounded out (second to first); Haller flied
out to left; Rodriguez flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Brewers 2, Tigers 0.

BREWERS 8TH: Lonborg struck out; Davis walked; Heise singled to
right [Davis to third]; Scott grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Heise out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Brewers 2, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 8TH: Brinkman singled to left; G. BROWN BATTED FOR
COLEMAN; G. Brown flied out to left; McAuliffe walked [Brinkman
to second]; Stanley grounded into a double play (shortstop to
first) [McAuliffe out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers
2, Tigers 0.

BREWERS 9TH: SCHERMAN REPLACED G. BROWN (PITCHING); Briggs
struck out; Ferraro grounded out (third to first); Conigliaro
doubled to left; Rodriguez singled to left [Conigliaro scored];
Auerbach forced Rodriguez (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Brewers 3, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 9TH: Northrup grounded out (first unassisted); Kaline
struck out; Cash grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Brewers 3, Tigers 0.



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