On October 12, 1977 — 1977 – The Dodgers beat the Yankees, 6 – 1, to even the World Series after two games. Catfish Hunter, who has not pitched in over a month, starts the game for the Yankees. Home runs by Ron Cey, Steve Yeager and Reggie Smith knock out Hunter in the 3rd inning.

 


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Baseball Reference October 12
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