On August 21, 1986 — In the Red Sox’s 24-5 rout the Cleveland Indians, Spike Owen ties a major league mark, becoming the first major leaguer to score six runs in a game since Johnny Pesky, also playing for Boston, accomplished the feat in 1946. The light-hitting shortstop was obtained three days ago, along with center fielder Dave Henderson, from the Mariners in exchange for Rey Quinones and cash.


 

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