On May 15, 1973 — Milwaukee beats the Indians, 2 – 1, on Dave May’s home run in the bottom of the 17th inning off  Brent Storm, who was in his 4th inning of relief. It is May’s 10th home run of the season, one more than he had in 1972. May overall goes 4-7 in the game with a double and base on balls. Jerry Bell the Brewers starter went 11 innings, giving up just 6 hits.

The 29 year old May will hit a career high in homeruns 25, RBI’s 93, runs scored 96, avg, 303 and total bases 295. He will make his only All-star team and come in 8th in the MVP race. May will never hit more than 12 homeruns in a season after 1973.


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