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League-Leading Indians Sweep Doubleheader from Red Sox

June 20, 1962 - The league-leading Cleveland Indians swept a doubleheader from the Boston Red Sox, 6-3 and 3-0, tonight behind the strong pitching of Jim Perry (pictured) and Barry Latman. Perry pitched a seven-hitter in gaining his sixth victory. He was aided by a three-run homer by Bubba Philips in the first game. Latman then blanked the Sox on five hits behind a six-hit attack that included Willie Kirkland’s twelfth homer and Jerry Kindall’s seventh. Mike Fornieles of the Red Sox tied a major league record held by 10 other pitchers when he hit four batters in three innings of the first game. The surprising Indians now lead the Minnesota Twins by two games, the Los Angeles Angles by three, and the Yankees by four.

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