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Big Klu
10-06-2010, 09:17 PM
70 years ago (1940), an 8-0 loss in Game 5 of the World Series at Briggs Stadium in Detroit.

Billy Werber 3b
Mike McCormick cf
Ival Goodman rf
Frank McCormick 1b
Jimmy Ripple lf
Jimmie Wilson c
Eddie Joost 2b
Billy Myers ss
Junior Thompson p

Dick Bartell ss
Barney McCosky cf
Charlie Gehringer 2b
Hank Greenberg lf
Rudy York 1b
Bruce Campbell rf
Pinky Higgins 3b
Billy Sullivan Jr. c
Bobo Newsom p

WP: Bobo Newsom (2-0)
LP: Junior Thompson (0-1)
HR: DET - Hank Greenberg (1).

Bobo Newsom pitched a three-hit shutout with 7 K's to get the win for the Tigers, who took a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Series. The only hits for the Reds were a leadoff single by Frank McCormick in the second inning, a leadoff single by Mike McCormick in the fourth, and a leadoff single by Billy Werber in the sixth.

Big Klu
10-06-2010, 09:34 PM
25 years ago (1985), a 6-5 win at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

Ron Oester 2b
Eric Davis cf
Dave Parker rf
Tony Perez 1b
Nick Esasky lf
Dave Concepcion ss
Dave Van Gorder c
Wade Rowdon 3b
Tom Browning p

Los Angeles
Mariano Duncan ss
Enos Cabell 1b
Pedro Guerrero lf
Mike A. Marshall rf
Bill Madlock 3b
Mike Scioscia c
Candy Maldonado cf
Steve Sax 2b
Dennis Powell p

WP: Ted Power (8-6)
LP: Tom Niedenfuer (7-9)
Sv: John Franco (12)
HR: CIN - Eric Davis (8), Tony Perez (6), Dave Parker (34).

Dave Parker homered in the ninth inning off Tom Niedenfuer in his final at-bat of the season to give the Reds a 6-5 lead. His total of 34 home runs was the most by a Red since George Foster hit 40 in 1978. Pete Rose did not play in this game. The Reds concluded the season in second place in the NL West with an 89-72 record, finishing 5.5 games behind the Dodgers.

Pete Rose: 4204
Ty Cobb: 4191

Big Klu
10-06-2010, 09:52 PM
15 years ago (1995), a 10-1 win in Game 3 of the NLDS at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Dodgers.

Los Angeles
Brett Butler cf
Chad Fonville ss
Mike Piazza c
Eric Karros 1b
Tim Wallach 3b
Delino DeShields 2b
Raul Mondesi rf
Roberto Kelly lf
Hideo Nomo p

Thomas Howard cf
Barry Larkin ss
Ron Gant lf
Reggie Sanders rf
Hal Morris 1b
Benito Santiago c
Bret Boone 2b
Jeff Branson 3b
David Wells p

WP: David Wells (1-0)
LP: Hideo Nomo (0-1)
HR: CIN - Ron Gant (1), Bret Boone (1), Mark Lewis (1).

Mark Lewis hit a grand slam in the sixth inning, and Mike Jackson added a three-run double in the seventh to blow the game open and lead the Reds to a 3-0 sweep in the best-of-five series. The Reds would advance to the NLCS to face the NL East Champion Braves, who defeated the Rockie 3-1 in the other NLDS, with Game 1 to be played in Cincinnati on October 10.