Sunday, September 23, 2012

September 23

1995 Upper Deck #437 - Lance Johnson

On this day in 1995, Lance Johnson went six for six against the Minnesota Twins.

Lance led off the game with a triple and ended up scoring on a Frank Thomas single. In the second, Johnson tripled, scoring Doug Brady. Lance would score on a Tim Raines sacrifice fly. In the fourth, Lance singled. In the sixth, Johnson would single and score on a Frank Thomas single. In the seventh, Lance would triple, scoring Chris Snopek and Doug Brady. Johnson would score on a Dave Martinez groundout. In the eighth, Lance would single, scoring Chris Snopek.

Three triples and three singles in Minnesota. If the Sox could have extended the ninth inning, Lance may have had a seventh opportunity. They fell three batters short.

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