On July 31, 1972, At Metropolitan Stadium, Dick Allen of the Chicago White Sox becomes only the seventh player in major league history to hit two inside-the-park home runs in a game. Allen’s two circuit clouts, which come against Bert Blyleven of the Minnesota Twins, in the first and fifth innings to help lift the White Sox to an 8-1 victory.

Game Ticket 

Play by Play 

WHITE SOX 1ST: Kelly walked; Alvarado singled to shortstop
[Kelly to second]; D. Allen hit an inside the park homer to
center [Kelly scored, Alvarado scored]; May popped to shortstop;
Johnstone was called out on strikes; Spiezio grounded out
(second to first); 3 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Twins 0.

TWINS 1ST: Tovar flied to center; Thompson singled to center
[Thompson out at second (center to shortstop)]; ANDREWS REPLACED
MORALES (PLAYING 2B); ALVARADO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS);
Braun grounded out (first to pitcher); Rich Morales left with
unknown injury; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Twins 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Herrmann flied to right; Andrews grounded out
(shortstop to first); Bahnsen flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB. White Sox 3, Twins 0.

TWINS 2ND: Killebrew struck out; Reese popped to third; Darwin
singled to center; Soderholm grounded out (third to first); 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. White Sox 3, Twins 0.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Kelly grounded out (second to first); Alvarado
popped to catcher in foul territory; D. Allen was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Twins 0.

TWINS 3RD: Borgmann flied to left; Blyleven struck out; Tovar
lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Twins 0.

WHITE SOX 4TH: May walked; May stole second; Johnstone lined to
left; Spiezio grounded out (third to first); Herrmann was walked
intentionally; Andrews flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
White Sox 3, Twins 0.

TWINS 4TH: Thompson grounded out (third to first); Braun flied
to center; Killebrew was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB. White Sox 3, Twins 0.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Bahnsen was called out on strikes; Kelly doubled
to left; Alvarado singled to left [Kelly scored]; D. Allen hit
an inside the park homer to center [Alvarado scored]; STRICKLAND
REPLACED BLYLEVEN (PITCHING); May doubled to center; Johnstone
grounded out (first to pitcher) [May to third]; Spiezio lined to
left; 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. White Sox 6, Twins 0.

TWINS 5TH: Reese grounded out (first unassisted); Darwin reached
on an error by Alvarado [Darwin to first]; Soderholm struck out;
Borgmann singled to left [Darwin to second]; NETTLES BATTED FOR
STRICKLAND; Nettles singled to right [Darwin scored (unearned),
Borgmann to third]; Tovar lined to center; 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E,
2 LOB. White Sox 6, Twins 1.

WHITE SOX 6TH: GEBHARD REPLACED NETTLES (PITCHING); Herrmann
homered; Andrews lined to second; Bahnsen grounded out (third to
first); Kelly was called out on strikes; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
White Sox 7, Twins 1.

TWINS 6TH: Thompson popped to third; Braun grounded out (first
to pitcher); Killebrew singled to left; Reese struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB. White Sox 7, Twins 1.

WHITE SOX 7TH: Alvarado grounded out (shortstop to first); D.
Allen reached on an error by Thompson [D. Allen to first]; MUSER
RAN FOR D. ALLEN; May singled to center [Muser scored (error by
Darwin) (unearned) (no RBI)]; Johnstone flied to right; Spiezio
struck out; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 2 E, 1 LOB. White Sox 8, Twins 1.

TWINS 7TH: MUSER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); BRADFORD REPLACED
KELLY (PLAYING CF); JOHNSTONE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
Darwin grounded out (second to first); Soderholm grounded out
(third to first); Borgmann grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. White Sox 8, Twins 1.

WHITE SOX 8TH: Herrmann singled to right; Andrews struck out;
Bahnsen out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to second) [Herrmann to
second]; Bradford flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. White
Sox 8, Twins 1.

TWINS 8TH: BRYE BATTED FOR GEBHARD; Brye popped to shortstop;
Tovar lined to left; Thompson grounded out (shortstop to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. White Sox 8, Twins 1.

WHITE SOX 9TH: GOLTZ REPLACED BRYE (PITCHING); Alvarado grounded
out (shortstop to first); Muser popped to second; May grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. White Sox 8, Twins
1.

TWINS 9TH: Braun lined to right; Killebrew popped to shortstop;
Reese singled to first; Darwin struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.