On August 30, 1960 — Boston 2B Pete Runnels goes 6 for 7, as the Red Sox edge the Tigers in the 15-inning opener of a twin bill. His 15th-inning double brings Frank Malzone home with the winning run to win, 5 – 4. Runnels has three more hits in the nightcap victory, 3 – 2 in 10 innings. His six hits are the most in an American League game since July 8, 1955. With 9 for 11 in the doubleheader, Runnels ties the major league record.


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