June 14, 1957

There are times when a pitcher can absolve himself of blame for a big inning. Red Sox starter Bob Porterfield, working against Cleveland, was not one of them.

The Indians scored five times in the second inning, aided greatly by a Porterfield throwing error and a bases-loaded balk, chalking up a 6-1 win.

Now, for a true oddity: Ted Williams took two called third strikes against Cleveland's Don Mossi.

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