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May 15

Day Three of Howard’s Home Run Streak

During a six game stretch from May 12, 1968 to May 18, 1968 the 6’7″ tall and 270lbs, Frank Howard punished the opposing pitchers by hitting a Major League-record 10 home runs in a span of 20 at bats.

Frank Howard takes Jose Santiago deep in the top of the first inning. Howard’s two run homer is his fifth in the last three games.

Three games stats

At Bats / 12

Runs / 5

Hits / 7

RBI’s / 7

BB / 0

SO / 1

Boston Red Sox 6, Washington Senators 4

Day

Game Played on Wednesday, May 15, 1968 (D) at Fenway Park

WAS A    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   4  7  2
BOS A    2  1  0    0  0  1    2  0  x  -   6 11  1
BATTING
Washington Senators          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Unser cf                      5   0   0   0       0   4       3   0
Bowens rf                     3   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
F. Howard lf                  4   1   2   2       0   1       2   0
McMullen 3b                   3   1   1   1       1   0       1   2
Hansen ss                     4   0   0   0       0   1       3   6
Casanova c                    4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Epstein 1b                    4   0   0   0       0   1      11   0
Coggins 2b                    4   1   2   0       0   1       1   2
Bosman p                      1   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Stroud ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Higgins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Jones p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  B. Allen ph                 1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
Totals                       34   4   7   4       3   9      24  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Hansen-Coggins-Epstein.
E: Hansen 2 (8).
BATTING - 
2B: Coggins 2 (5,off Santiago 2); F. Howard (7,off Santiago).
HR: F. Howard (12,1st inning off Santiago 1 on 1 out); McMullen (6,1st inning
off Santiago 0 on 1 out).
GDP: F. Howard (3,off Santiago).
Team LOB: 6.
Boston Red Sox               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Andrews 2b                    3   0   1   2       0   0       1   3
Foy 3b                        4   1   2   1       0   0       1   3
Yastrzemski lf                3   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Smith cf                      4   1   1   1       0   0       3   0
Harrelson rf                  4   0   1   1       0   0       4   0
Scott 1b                      4   0   2   1       0   0       8   1
Adair ss                      3   0   1   0       0   0       0   1
  Petrocelli ss               1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Gibson c                      4   1   1   0       0   0       9   0
Santiago p                    2   2   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Lyle p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       32   6  11   6       1   1      27   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Adair-Andrews-Scott.
E: Santiago (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Santiago (2,off Bosman); Smith (12,off Bosman); Foy (9,off Higgins); Scott
(1,off Jones).
SH: Santiago (3,off Higgins).
SF: Andrews (1,off Higgins).
GDP: Santiago (1,off Bosman).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Scott (3,2nd base by Bosman/Casanova); Foy (4,3rd base by Jones/Casanova).
PITCHING
Washington Senators          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bosman L(0-4)                 6     9   4   4   0   0   0  25
Higgins                       0.1   1   2   1   0   0   0   4
Jones                         1.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   6
Totals                        8    11   6   5   1   1   0  35
Boston Red Sox               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Santiago W(5-1)               8.2   7   4   4   3   8   2  36
Lyle SV(1)                    0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   1
Totals                        9     7   4   4   3   9   2  37
WP: Santiago 2 (3).
Umpires: HP - Nestor Chylak, 1B - Bill Kinnamon, 2B - Russ Goetz, 3B - Hank Soar
Ejections: Frank  Bertaina by Hank Soar
Time of Game: 2:20   Attendance: 10953