On May 8, 1953 — After 13 straight losses to New York, the Red Sox win a dramatic 11-inning, 2 – 1 thriller at Fenway Park. Billy Goodman’s homer off starter Johnny Sain gives starter Hal Brown the win. Dick Gernert’s 2nd-inning home run is the other Boston score. In Boston’s previous win over New York, August 9, 1952, all the scores came on solo homers.

Baseball Reference May 8