Game of the Week: May 28, 1995: White Sox Whack Tigers in Wacky Win, 14-12

From the SABR Games Project:

As the small Sunday-afternoon crowd of 10,813 settled into their Tiger Stadium seats, it’s doubtful anyone realized they were about to witness a special moment in baseball history. The previous day’s game between the Detroit Tigers and the Chicago White Sox was a 1-0 pitchers’ duel. Since the turn of the century, more than 130,000 major-league games had been played. Never before had two teams combined for more than 11 home runs in a game. But on May 28, 1995, that record, as well as five others, would be tied or broken. “It was wild,” said Sox manager Gene Lamont. “It was more than wild. I don’t know the word for it.”

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