Lenhardts Homer in Tenth Beats White Sox, 6 to 2, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-03


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Lenhardts Homer in Tenth Beats White Sox, 6 to 2 BOSTON, Mass., June 2 UP.— Guilty of a costly error, left fielder Don Lenhardt came back to get one of his biggest hits of the year,, today — a grand slam homer in the tenth inning — as the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox, 6-2, before 4,967 Fenway Park fans. Lenhardts seventh circuit smash of the year cleared the left field barrier and landed in the street outside as the. Red Sox broke a 2-2 tie to take the rubber game of the three-game series. It was the second time in the game that Boston came from behind. The White Sox tallied in the fifth when catcher Sherm Lollar doubled and came home on Chico Carrasquels single to right. In the seventh inning the Red Sox tied the score at 1-1 in a mixed-up inning in which Johnny Piersall crossed the plate as the White Sox completed a double play. Chicago moved ahead in the tenth when Carrasquel singled, was sacrificed to second and scored on Fox single to left which Lenhardt booted. In the last of the tenttiHatfield walked, went to second on Wilbers singled to left, and came home when Dom DiMaggio singled through second base. Billy Goodman was intentionally passed, loading the bases, and Lenhardt hit the losing pitcher Ken Holcombes first pitch for his second grand slam home run of the year. Willard Nixon went all the way for his second win against no losses, while Hol-combe was losing his fifth game of the year against no wins. The score inning by inning: CHICAGO 000 010 000 1 2—8—0 BOSTON 000 000 100 5 6—9—1. Holcombe 0-5 and Lollar; Nixon 2-0 and Wilber. Home run — Lenhardt 6th.

Persistent Link: https://drf.uky.edu/catalog/1950s/drf1952060301/drf1952060301_2_5
Local Identifier: drf1952060301_2_5
Library of Congress Record: https://lccn.loc.gov/unk82075800