Thursday, November 21, 2013

Round 1: Motown defeats Chi-town 3 games to 1

Game 1  - Tiger Stadium
Don Wert drives in 2 with a squeeze bunt and a homer.  Denny McLain goes the distance  Tigers 4  White Sox 2
Tigers lead series 1-0 

Game 2  
Earl Wilson hits a home run but needs relief help in the 9th 
Tigers 3  White Sox 2
Tigers lead series 2-0 

Game 3  - Comiskey Park
Tiger bullpen collapses in the bottom of the 9th.  Duane Josephson triples home 2 in 3 run 9th.  Tigers manage only two runs on homers by Dick Tracewski and Norm Cash  
White Sox 3  Tigers 2
Tigers lead series 2-1 

Game 4  
Game 1 starter Tommy John gives up 5 runs in the top of the 1st.  When Tiger starter Pat Dobson walks in a run in bottom of the 5th, he Is followed by a procession of Tiger relievers.  They manage to hold off the Pale Hose   
Tigers 6  White Sox 4
Tigers win series 3-1 

--submitted by Tom "Crash" Davis-- 

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