BOBBY DOERR SCORES
THE WINNING RUN
THE CURSE OF THE BAMBINO, PART 2 ...
A POWERFUL RED SOX TEAM FAILS
IN THE WORLD SERIES ...
Glenn Russell's walk-off double wins in the 10th
July 11, 1946 ... Glenn Russell hit a double off the left centerfield wall that scored Bobby Doerr from first with two out in the 10th
inning to give the Red Sox a breathtaking 3 to 2 win over Detroit. The Ripper's clutch hit made it 11 out of 13 for the Sox over the world champions this season. Fred Hutchinson had the count at three and two before the wall ball smash to allow Doerr to be running on the pitch.
Tex Hughson, who always pitches well but gets little support, breathed a sigh of relief when the winning run crossed the plate to gave him his 10th victory. Thanks to some of the most spectacular support that any pitcher could request, Hughson went into the ninth inning with a 2-0 lead. He
had yielded eight hits up to that point. Great catches and plays by Culberson, Russell, Pesky and DiMaggio made it look like Tex would come out with his fourth shutout.
But Roy Cullenbine opened up the ninth-inning by drawing a walk. It was only the second walk allowed by Hughson in the game. Bobby Doerr then made an electric stop and forced the runner out at second on a hot grounder delivered by Doc Cramer. Birdie Tebbetts came up and singled off the wall
to send Cramer to third. Hutchinson lifted a fly ball out to Ted Williams and Eddie Lake deposited one over the head of Dom's tie up the score at two all.
In a 10th inning it was Bobby Doerr who had singled following outs by DiMaggio and Williams is set the stage for Russell. Rudy York, after hurting his knee sliding during the last inning at Washington Sunday and the day off. Don Gutteridge was in uniform and rooted his team line from the