On August 9, 1971 — Despite belting six home runs – three by Bill Freehan, two by Willie Horton, one by Aurelio Rodriguez – at Fenway Park, the Tigers lose to the Red Sox, 12 – 11. The Sox have only one homer, a grand slam by Bob Montgomery. Rico Petrocelli’s pinch single with two outs in the 9th drives home the winner.

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