On April 12, 1980, Cecil Cooper and Don Money of the Milwaukee Brewers each hit second inning grand slams against the Boston Red Sox. The base-clearing home runs lead the Brewers to an 18-1 win…
Dennis Eckersley (15-5) shuts out the Angels, 6 – 0, on four hits to run his Fenway Park record to 8-0. Jim Rice belts his 32nd homer, off former teammate Don Aase, one of three hits he garners.
August 25, 1978
At Wrigley Field, the Phillies clinch the National League East championship with a 13-6 victory over Chicago. The clincher is the team’s 7000th win in franchise history.
September 28, 1983
1978 – The Yankees, four games behind the Red Sox in the American League East, arrive in Boston for a crucial 4-game series. The Yanks begin the “Boston Massacre” with a 15 – 3 route as Willie Randolph drives in five of the runs. The Yanks collect 21 hits off four Sox pitchers, including three hits apiece by Randolph, Thurman Munson and Roy White. Mike Torrez, with one inning of work, takes the loss. Ken Clay, in relief of Catfish Hunter, is the winner.
September 7, 1978
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