The Boston Red Sox couldn't pull it off against the Cleveland Indians, 9 to 8, on September 15, 1973.

1973 Boston Red Sox

Final

CLE

Indians

65-85

9

BOS

Red Sox

81-68

8

1

1

0

2

2

0

3

0

3

4

0

0

5

3

2

6

3

1

7

0

1

8

0

0

9

0

1

R

9

8

H

11

12

E

1

1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Buddy Bell 3B 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Oscar Gamble DH 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
John Ellis PH 3 1 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 6
Chris Chambliss 1B 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Charlie Spikes RF 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Rusty Torres RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
John Lowenstein 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Tom Ragland 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tommy Smith CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Walt Williams LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1
Dave Duncan C 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
Frank Duffy SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Totals 35 9 11 8 2 3 2 2 1 20

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Dick Tidrow (W) 6.0 7 6 5 2 2 1
Tom Hilgendorf 0.2 2 1 1 1 0 0
Ken Sanders (S) 2.1 3 1 1 0 1 1
Totals 9.0 12 8 7 3 3 2

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Tommy Harper LF 4 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0
Rick Miller RF 5 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 4
Reggie Smith CF 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Carl Yastrzemski 3B 4 2 3 2 1 1 1 1 0 6
Bob Montgomery C 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Ben Oglivie DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dwight Evans PH 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Doug Griffin 2B 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Cecil Cooper 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mario Guerrero SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Totals 39 8 12 8 2 3 3 3 0 21

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Marty Pattin (L) 4.0 8 6 5 0 2 1
John Curtis 5.0 3 3 3 3 0 1
Totals 9.0 11 9 8 3 2 2

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