Monday, March 21, 2011

1963 ALCS - GAME 6 - "Al-Aboard"

Game 6
Detroit 8 Baltimore 6 (14 innings)
Frank Lary vs Dave McNally
After a 13 inning game Detroit was looking to hang on and Baltimore looking to wrap it up. Baltimore tallied first in the 3rd inning as Jackie Brandt tripled scoring Dave McNally. A single by Al Kaline scored Smith. The Baltimore fans sang loud during the 7th inning stretch and the Orioles responded with 3 run shot by Bob Johnson. Back to back doubles in the 8th by Rocky Rocky Colavito and Norm Cash brought Detroit within 1. A Bill Freehan double tied it up in the 9th. In the 10th a Dick McAuliffe single gave Detroit a 1 run lead, but in the bottom of the 10th John Orsino put it ou to tie it at 5. In the 14th Al Kaline singled scoring 2, Rocky Rocky Colavito singled scoring a 3rd. In the bottom of the 14th relief pitcher Buster Narum put one out of the park, but Baltimore was not abe to score anymore. Series tied at 3 games a piece.
MVP Al Kaline

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