September 14, 1968 at Tiger Stadium
Tigers 5, Athletics 4Â (95-54)
Denny McLain needed some ninth inning heroics but the end result was his historic 30th win of the season.Â With the A’s up 4-3, the Tigers picked up two runs in the ninth to win it.Â Al Kaline came home on a fielder’s choice by Jim Northrup and then Willie Horton singled home Mickey Stanley for the game winner.Â McLain improved to 30-5 and he gave up four runs on six hits and one walk with ten strikeouts.
Norm Cash was the hitting star.Â He went two for four with a homerun and three RBIs.Â The homer was his 21st of the season.
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