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May 14

Day Two 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 didn’t waste anytime as he unloaded a two run home run off of the Red Sox starter, Ray Culp. In the top of the sixth inning Howard slams a solo homer off of the Red Sox reliever Lee Strange.

Howard has not homered four times in the last two games.

Boston Red Sox 5, Washington Senators 4

Day

Game Played on Tuesday, May 14, 1968 (N) at Fenway Park

WAS A    2  1  0    0  0  1    0  0  0    0  -   4  9  2
BOS A    0  0  0    0  0  2    2  0  0    1  -   5  9  0
BATTING
Washington Senators          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Unser cf                      5   1   3   0       0   0       1   0
Valentine rf                  5   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
F. Howard lf                  4   2   3   3       0   0       4   0
McMullen 3b                   4   0   0   0       0   2       2   1
Epstein 1b                    3   0   0   0       1   2       8   1
Hansen ss                     4   1   1   1       0   0       1   5
Casanova c                    4   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Coggins 2b                    4   0   1   0       0   0       1   2
Ortega p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
  Baldwin p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Bowens ph                   1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Higgins p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       36   4   9   4       1   7      28  11
FIELDING - 
E: Hansen (6), Casanova (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Unser (6,off Culp).
HR: F. Howard 2 (11,1st inning off Culp 1 on 1 out,6th inning off Stange 0
on 0 out); Hansen (2,2nd inning off Culp 0 on 0 out).
SH: Ortega (2,off Stange).
GDP: Hansen (4,off Stange); Valentine (2,off Lyle).
Team LOB: 4.
Boston Red Sox               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Andrews 2b                    5   1   1   0       0   1       6   4
Foy 3b                        5   1   3   1       0   1       3   2
Yastrzemski lf                3   2   3   1       2   0       2   0
Smith cf                      4   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Harrelson rf                  5   1   1   2       0   0       0   0
Scott 1b                      4   0   1   0       0   0       9   0
Petrocelli ss                 4   0   0   0       0   2       0   6
Howard c                      3   0   0   0       1   2       8   1
Culp p                        0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Oliver ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stange p                    1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Tartabull ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lyle p                      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       37   5   9   4       4   8      30  14
FIELDING - 
DP: 2. Petrocelli-Andrews-Scott, Petrocelli-Andrews-Scott.
BATTING - 
2B: Foy 2 (8,off Ortega,off Baldwin); Yastrzemski (6,off Ortega); Andrews (5,off
Ortega).
3B: Foy (1,off Higgins).
HR: Harrelson (4,6th inning off Ortega 1 on 1 out).
IBB: Yastrzemski (5,by Higgins); Smith (2,by Higgins).
Team LOB: 8.
PITCHING
Washington Senators          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Ortega                        6.2   6   3   3   2   6   1  28
Baldwin                       2.1   2   1   1   0   2   0   9
Higgins L(2-2)                0.1   1   1   0   2   0   0   4
Totals                        9.1   9   5   4   4   8   1  41
IBB: Higgins 2 (3,Yastrzemski,Smith).
Boston Red Sox               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Culp                          2     3   3   3   0   4   2   9
Stange                        5     3   1   1   1   1   1  18
Lyle W(1-0)                   3     3   0   0   0   2   0  11
Totals                       10     9   4   4   1   7   3  38
WP: Culp (1).
Umpires: HP - Hank Soar, 1B - Nestor Chylak, 2B - Bill Kinnamon, 3B - Russ Goetz
Time of Game: 2:40   Attendance: 19439
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