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GAME INFORMATION


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Cleveland Indians 3-4L2000 000 000 071
Detroit Tigers 6-1W6010 120 10x 591
Date of Game:  Thursday, April 18, 1968
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Tommy Gramly - 1st career game
  • Hal Kurtz - 1st career game
  • Joe Sparma - Complete game/Shutout
  • Hal Kurtz - 1st career game
  • Tommy Gramly - 1st career game


  • Top Inning 1

    Chico Salmon vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Jose Cardenal vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Leon Wagner vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Jose Cardenal advanced to 2b
    Duke Sims vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Dick McAuliffe vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Don Wert vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Al Kaline vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Game tied 0-0


    Top Inning 2

    Tony Horton vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled
    Vic Davalillo vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Tony Horton advanced to 3b
    Max Alvis vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Larry Brown vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Game tied 0-0


    Bottom Inning 2

    Willie Horton vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Homered
    Norm Cash vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Bill Freehan vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Jim Northrup vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Ray Oyler vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Cleveland Indians 1-0


    Top Inning 3

    Steve Hargan vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Chico Salmon vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error
    Chico Salmon stole second base
    Jose Cardenal vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Chico Salmon advanced to 3b
    Leon Wagner vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Cleveland Indians 1-0


    Bottom Inning 3

    Joe Sparma vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Dick McAuliffe vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Don Wert vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Al Kaline vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Detroit Tigers lead Cleveland Indians 1-0


    Top Inning 4

    Duke Sims vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Tony Horton vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Vic Davalillo vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Tony Horton advanced to 2b
    Vic Davalillo stole second base
    Max Alvis vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Larry Brown vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Intentional Walk
    Steve Hargan vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Cleveland Indians 1-0


    Bottom Inning 4

    Willie Horton vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Norm Cash vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Norm Cash stole second base
    Bill Freehan vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Jim Northrup vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Norm Cash scored, Bill Freehan advanced to 3b
    Ray Oyler vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Jim Northrup advanced to 2b
    Joe Sparma vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Detroit Tigers lead Cleveland Indians 2-0


    Top Inning 5

    Chico Salmon vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Jose Cardenal vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Leon Wagner vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Cleveland Indians 2-0


    Bottom Inning 5

    Dick McAuliffe vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Homered
    Don Wert vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Don Wert caught stealing 2b
    Al Kaline vs Steve Hargan  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Homered
    Willie Horton vs Hal Kurtz  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Norm Cash vs Hal Kurtz  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Cleveland Indians 4-0


    Top Inning 6

    Duke Sims vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Tony Horton vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Vic Davalillo vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Cleveland Indians 4-0


    Bottom Inning 6

    Bill Freehan vs Hal Kurtz  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Jim Northrup vs Hal Kurtz  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Ray Oyler vs Hal Kurtz  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error . advancement unknown
    Joe Sparma vs Hal Kurtz  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Cleveland Indians 4-0


    Top Inning 7

    Dave Nelson vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Larry Brown vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Lee Maye vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Chico Salmon vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Lee Maye advanced to 2b
    Jose Cardenal vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Cleveland Indians 4-0


    Bottom Inning 7

    Dick McAuliffe vs Darrell Sutherland  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Dick McAuliffe stole second base
    Don Wert vs Darrell Sutherland  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Al Kaline vs Darrell Sutherland  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Dick McAuliffe advanced to 3b
    Willie Horton vs Darrell Sutherland  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Dick McAuliffe scored
    Norm Cash vs Darrell Sutherland  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Willie Horton advanced to 2b
    Bill Freehan vs Eddie Fisher  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Detroit Tigers lead Cleveland Indians 5-0


    Top Inning 8

    Leon Wagner vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Duke Sims vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Tony Horton vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Vic Davalillo vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Cleveland Indians 5-0


    Bottom Inning 8

    Jim Northrup vs Tommy Gramly  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Ray Oyler vs Tommy Gramly  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Joe Sparma vs Tommy Gramly  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    6Hit into fielder's choice to . Dick Tracewski advanced to 2b
    Wild pitch by Tommy Gramly
    Dick Tracewski advanced to 3b
    Dick McAuliffe vs Tommy Gramly  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Intentional Walk. Joe Sparma advanced to 2b
    Don Wert vs Tommy Gramly  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Al Kaline vs Tommy Gramly  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead Cleveland Indians 5-0


    Top Inning 9

    Dave Nelson vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Larry Brown vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Jose Vidal vs Joe Sparma  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Detroit Tigers beat Cleveland Indians 5-0


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