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RBI Leader Tommy Davis Drives in 5 as Dodgers Destroy Reds, 14-3

June 23, 1962 - Tommy Davis, who leads the majors in runs batted in, drove in five more today with a triple and three singles as the league-leading Dodgers defeated the Reds, 14-3, before 47,159 fans in Los Angeles. Willie Davis had a double, three singles, and a walk in five trips and scored four times. Don Drysdale, a right-hander who hadn’t beaten the Reds since Aug. 26, 1960, was supported by 19 hits and gained his 12th victory in 16 decisions. Drysdale, who didn’t win his 12th game last year until Sept. 22, struck out 7 and walked 3. He gave up eight hits. Drysdale missed a shutout in the ninth when the Reds scored three times on a double by Frank Robinson, a triple by Jerry Lynch, a sacrifice fly by Marty Keough, and singles by Johnny Edwards and Chico Cardenas.


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