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May 18

Game Six of Howard’s Home Run Streak

Washington Senators 8, Detroit Tigers 4

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 hits two more home runs off of the Tigers' starter Mickey Lolich. 
The home runs give Hondo a total of ten home runs in six games.

Five games stats

At Bats / 25

Runs / 10

Hits / 13

RBI’s / 17

BB / 1

SO / 4

Game Played on Saturday, May 18, 1968 (D) at Tiger Stadium

WAS A    1  0  1    0  3  2    0  0  1  -   8 15  1
DET A    0  1  0    0  0  1    0  2  0  -   4  5  0
BATTING
Washington Senators          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Unser cf                      5   2   2   0       0   2       3   0
Bowens lf                     5   1   2   0       0   2       2   0
F. Howard 1b                  5   2   3   4       0   1       9   1
McMullen 3b                   5   1   4   2       0   1       1   2
Peterson rf                   5   0   1   0       0   2       4   0
Hansen ss                     4   1   1   0       0   1       2   3
Casanova c                    4   0   0   0       0   1       3   0
Coggins 2b                    4   1   1   0       0   0       2   2
Bertaina p                    4   0   1   2       0   2       1   1
Totals                       41   8  15   8       0  12      27   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bertaina-Hansen-F. Howard.
E: Bowens (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Coggins (6,off Ribant); McMullen (5,off Warden).
HR: F. Howard 2 (17,3rd inning off Lolich 0 on 2 out,5th inning off Lolich
2 on 2 out); McMullen (8,9th inning off Hiller 0 on 2 out).
Team LOB: 6.
Detroit Tigers               AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stanley 1b                    4   1   1   0       1   0       9   0
Northrup cf                   5   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Kaline rf                     3   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
Freehan c                     3   2   2   1       1   0      12   0
Horton lf                     3   1   1   2       1   1       1   0
Wert 3b                       4   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
McAuliffe 2b                  2   0   0   1       1   0       2   4
Oyler ss                      3   0   1   0       1   0       1   2
Lolich p                      0   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
  Dobson p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Wilson ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Ribant p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Warden p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tracewski ph                1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hiller p                    0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Price ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       30   4   5   4       7   3      27   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. McAuliffe-Stanley.
BATTING - 
2B: Freehan (8,off Bertaina); Oyler (5,off Bertaina).
HR: Horton (9,8th inning off Bertaina 1 on 2 out).
SF: McAuliffe (2,off Bertaina).
GDP: Stanley (5,off Bertaina).
Team LOB: 7.
PITCHING
Washington Senators          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bertaina W(2-2)               9     5   4   4   7   3   1  38
WP: Bertaina 2 (2).
Detroit Tigers               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Lolich L(2-2)                 4.2   9   5   5   0   5   2  22
Dobson                        0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Ribant                        0.1   3   2   2   0   0   0   4
Warden                        1.2   2   0   0   0   3   0   7
Hiller                        2     1   1   1   0   4   1   7
Totals                        9    15   8   8   0  12   3  41
Umpires: HP - Bob Stewart, 1B - Lou DiMuro, 2B - Marty Springstead, 3B - Red Flaherty
Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance: 13887
Starting Lineups:

   Washington Senators           Detroit Tigers           
1. Unser               cf        Stanley             1b
2. Bowens              lf        Northrup            cf
3. F. Howard           1b        Kaline              rf
4. McMullen            3b        Freehan             c
5. Peterson            rf        Horton              lf
6. Hansen              ss        Wert                3b
7. Casanova            c         McAuliffe           2b
8. Coggins             2b        Oyler               ss
9. Bertaina            p         Lolich              p

SENATORS 1ST: Unser singled to right; Bowens singled to right
[Unser to third]; F. Howard popped to shortstop; McMullen
singled to left [Unser scored, Bowens to second]; Peterson flied
out to center; Hansen struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Senators 1, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 1ST: Stanley grounded out (shortstop to first); Northrup
flied out to center; Kaline flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Senators 1, Tigers 0.

SENATORS 2ND: Casanova grounded out (second to first); Coggins
grounded out (third to first); Bertaina flied out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 1, Tigers 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Freehan walked; Bertaina threw a wild pitch [Freehan
to second]; Horton walked; Wert flied out to right [Freehan to
third]; Bertaina threw a wild pitch [Horton to second];
McAuliffe hit a sacrifice fly to center [Freehan scored, Horton
to third]; Oyler flied out to right; 1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Senators 1, Tigers 1.

SENATORS 3RD: Unser was called out on strikes; Bowens grounded
out (pitcher to first); F. Howard homered; McMullen struck out;
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 2, Tigers 1.

TIGERS 3RD: Lolich walked; Stanley grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Lolich out at second]; Northrup
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 2, Tigers 1.

SENATORS 4TH: Peterson singled to left; Hansen hit into a double
play (second to first) [Peterson out at second]; Casanova struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 2, Tigers 1.

TIGERS 4TH: Kaline flied out to left; Freehan flied out to
center; Horton grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Senators 2, Tigers 1.

SENATORS 5TH: Coggins grounded out (third to first); Bertaina
was called out on strikes; Unser singled to left; Bowens singled
to left [Unser to second]; F. Howard homered [Unser scored,
Bowens scored]; McMullen singled to left; DOBSON REPLACED LOLICH
(PITCHING); Peterson forced McMullen (shortstop to second); 3 R,
4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 5, Tigers 1.

TIGERS 5TH: Wert grounded out (shortstop to first); McAuliffe
popped to first; Oyler walked; WILSON BATTED FOR DOBSON; Wilson
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators
5, Tigers 1.

SENATORS 6TH: RIBANT REPLACED WILSON (PITCHING); Hansen singled
to left; Casanova flied out to center; Coggins doubled to left
[Hansen to third]; Bertaina singled to left [Hansen scored,
Coggins scored]; WARDEN REPLACED RIBANT (PITCHING); Unser was
called out on strikes; Bowens was called out on strikes; 2 R, 3
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 7, Tigers 1.

TIGERS 6TH: Stanley singled to right; Northrup popped to third
in foul territory; Kaline walked [Stanley to second]; Freehan
singled to left [Stanley scored, Kaline to third (error by
Bowens), Freehan to second]; Horton struck out; Wert struck out;
1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Senators 7, Tigers 2.

SENATORS 7TH: F. Howard singled to right; McMullen doubled to
left [F. Howard to third]; Peterson struck out; Hansen grounded
out (second to first); Casanova popped to first; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Senators 7, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 7TH: McAuliffe walked; Oyler flied out to right;
TRACEWSKI BATTED FOR WARDEN; Tracewski flied out to right;
Stanley lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 7,
Tigers 2.

SENATORS 8TH: HILLER REPLACED TRACEWSKI (PITCHING); Coggins
grounded out (shortstop to first); Bertaina was called out on
strikes; Unser grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Senators 7, Tigers 2.

TIGERS 8TH: Northrup popped to second; Kaline grounded out
(third to first); Freehan doubled to left; Horton homered
[Freehan scored]; Wert popped to first; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Senators 7, Tigers 4.

SENATORS 9TH: Bowens struck out; F. Howard struck out; McMullen
homered; Peterson was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Senators 8, Tigers 4.

TIGERS 9TH: McAuliffe grounded out (first to pitcher); Oyler
doubled to left; PRICE BATTED FOR HILLER; Price popped to
second; Stanley walked; Northrup grounded out (second to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Senators 8, Tigers 4.
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