On October 5, 1968 — 1968 – Tim McCarver and Orlando Cepeda each hit three-run home runs to lead the Cardinals to a 7 – 3 win over Detroit. The Cardinals take a 2-1 World Series lead.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference October 5
National Pastime October 5
Retro Sheet
Hall of Fame
SABR Games Project
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