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Saturday July 29, 1972
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Homers by Johnny Briggs, Joe Lahoud and Dave May accounted for seven of the Brewers' runs in an 8-3 victory over the Tigers. Briggs smashed his drive with two men on base in the first inning, while clouts by Lahoud in the third and May in the sixth each came with one aboard.

The Brewers' other run counted in the fifth on a double by Ron Theobald and single by George Scott. Al Kaline and Norm Cash homered for the Tigers. [The Sporting News]


Milwaukee Brewers 8, Detroit Tigers 3

Game Played on Saturday, July 29, 1972 (Night game) at County Stadium

Tigers       1  1  1    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  8  2
Brewers      3  0  2    0  1  2    0  0  x  -   8 12  0


Tigers               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Brewers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
McAuliffe 2b          3   0   1   0     1   1   .231      Auerbach ss           4   0   2   0     0   0   .225
Rodriguez 3b          4   0   0   0     0   2   .232      Theobald 2b           3   2   1   0     2   0   .233
Northrup lf,rf        4   1   1   0     0   0   .266      May cf                5   2   1   2     0   0   .231
Freehan c             4   0   1   1     0   0   .261      Scott 1b              4   1   2   1     0   0   .243
Cash 1b               4   1   2   1     0   0   .254      Briggs lf             4   2   2   3     0   0   .275
Kaline rf             3   1   1   1     0   0   .272      Lahoud rf             4   1   2   2     0   1   .215
  Horton lf           1   0   0   0     0   0   .231      Ferraro 3b            3   0   2   0     1   0   .250
Stanley cf            3   0   1   0     1   2   .215      Felske c              3   0   0   0     1   1   .103
Brinkman ss           4   0   1   0     0   0   .197      Colborn p             4   0   0   0     0   1   .063
Slayback p            1   0   0   0     0   0   .158
  Haller ph           1   0   0   0     0   1   .204
  Hiller p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Perranoski p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  G. Brown ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .226
  Zachary p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Taylor ph           1   0   0   0     0   1   .310

Totals               34   3   8   3     2   7             Totals               34   8  12   8     4   3

Time of Game: 2:37   Attendance: 15,450
Left on Base: Tigers 6, Brewers 7
DP: Tigers 0, Brewers 1
Errors: McAuliffe, Freehan
Doubles: Freehan (14), Brinkman (11), Ferraro (10), Theobald (3)
Home Runs: Kaline (5), Cash (20), Briggs (14), Lahoud (6), May (7)
Stolen Bases: Briggs (1)
Caught Stealing: Auerbach (4)
GIDP: Brinkman (7)
Hit by Pitch: Auerbach (1,by Zachary)


Tigers                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Slayback L(4-4)         3     5   5   3   2   1   2  16   1.78
Hiller                  1.1   3   1   1   0   0   0   7   3.68
Perranoski              1.2   2   2   2   2   1   1   8   7.71
Zachary                 2     2   0   0   0   1   0   8   1.42
Totals                  8    12   8   6   4   3   3  39

Brewers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Colborn W(3-2)          9     8   3   3   2   7   2  36   2.71
Totals                  9     8   3   3   2   7   2  36

Hit by Pitch: Zachary (1)
Wild Pitches: Colborn (4)

Umpires: HP - Jim Odom, 1B - Hank Soar, 2B - Ron Luciano, 3B - Frank Umont


TIGERS 1ST: McAuliffe grounded out (second to first); Rodriguez
struck out; Northrup singled to center; Freehan doubled to
center [Northrup scored, Freehan to third (on throw)]; Cash
flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 1, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 1ST: Auerbach flied out to center; Theobald walked; May
forced Theobald (second to shortstop); Scott singled to center
[May to second]; Briggs homered [May scored, Scott scored];
Lahoud grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Tigers 1, Brewers 3.

TIGERS 2ND: Kaline homered; Stanley walked; Brinkman popped to
first in foul territory; Slayback forced Stanley (shortstop to
second); McAuliffe walked [Slayback to second]; Rodriguez popped
to first in foul territory; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 2,
Brewers 3.

BREWERS 2ND: Ferraro doubled to right; Felske walked; Colborn
struck out; Auerbach singled to left [Felske to second, Ferraro
out at home (left to catcher to third)]; Theobald forced
Auerbach (second to shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 2,
Brewers 3.

TIGERS 3RD: Northrup flied out to center; Freehan grounded out
(third to first); Cash homered; Kaline flied out to left; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 3, Brewers 3.

BREWERS 3RD: May grounded out (pitcher to first); Scott grounded
out (shortstop to first); Briggs reached on an error by
McAuliffe; Briggs stole second [Briggs to third (error by
Freehan)]; Lahoud homered (unearned) [Briggs scored (unearned)];
Ferraro grounded out (pitcher to first); 2 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 0
LOB.  Tigers 3, Brewers 5.

TIGERS 4TH: Stanley struck out; Brinkman doubled to left; HALLER
BATTED FOR SLAYBACK; Colborn threw a wild pitch [Brinkman to
third]; Haller struck out; Brewers Manager Del Crandall
ejected by HP umpire Jim Odom; McAuliffe struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 3, Brewers 5.

BREWERS 4TH: HILLER REPLACED HALLER (PITCHING); Felske flied out
to left; Colborn made an out to first; Auerbach flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 3, Brewers 5.

TIGERS 5TH: Rodriguez popped to catcher in foul territory;
Northrup flied out to right; Freehan grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 3, Brewers 5.

BREWERS 5TH: Theobald doubled to left; May grounded out (first
unassisted) [Theobald to third]; Scott singled to left [Theobald
scored]; Briggs singled to center [Scott to third]; PERRANOSKI
REPLACED HILLER (PITCHING); Lahoud struck out; Ferraro walked
[Briggs to second]; Felske forced Ferraro (shortstop to second);
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Tigers 3, Brewers 6.

TIGERS 6TH: Cash flied out to center; Kaline grounded out
(pitcher to first); Stanley struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Tigers 3, Brewers 6.

BREWERS 6TH: HORTON REPLACED KALINE (PLAYING LF); NORTHRUP
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); Colborn grounded out (shortstop
to first); Auerbach singled to left; Auerbach was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Theobald walked; May
homered [Theobald scored]; Scott flied out to right; 2 R, 2 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 3, Brewers 8.

TIGERS 7TH: Brinkman grounded out (shortstop to first); G. BROWN
BATTED FOR PERRANOSKI; G. Brown popped to third in foul
territory; McAuliffe singled to left; Rodriguez struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 3, Brewers 8.

BREWERS 7TH: ZACHARY REPLACED G. BROWN (PITCHING); Briggs
grounded out (third to first); Lahoud singled to left; Ferraro
singled to center [Lahoud to third, Ferraro out at second
(center to third to second)]; Felske struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Tigers 3, Brewers 8.

TIGERS 8TH: Northrup grounded out (first unassisted); Freehan
flied out to center; Cash singled to right; Horton forced Cash
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 3, Brewers 8.

BREWERS 8TH: Colborn lined to pitcher; Auerbach was hit by a
pitch; Theobald flied out to right; May flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 3, Brewers 8.

TIGERS 9TH: Stanley singled to left; Brinkman grounded into a
double play (third to second to first) [Stanley out at second];
TAYLOR BATTED FOR ZACHARY; Taylor was called out on strikes; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 3, Brewers 8.



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