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January 21, 2014

April 29, 1984 - New York Knight

Game #269 - Milwaukee Brewers, 12 @ New York Yankees, 9

What a game for Roy Hobbs Howell!  Joe Cowley gave up a solo homer to Howell in the bottom of the second.  In the bottom of the third, Howell came up again and took new reliever Clay Christianse deep for a two run jack (and right after tempers were boiling when Cowley hit Ed Romero with a pitch that puts him on the DL for the next 20 games).  His next two hits?  How about a triple and double!  In the top of the ninth Mike Armstrong finally got Howell to ground out, his first out of the game that left Roy a single short of the first cycle of the season.

Winning Pitcher - Bob McClure
Losing Pitcher - Joe Cowley
Save - Rollie Fingers
Player of the Game - Howell, 4-5, 2HR's, 2B, 3B, 3R's, 5RBI's
Hall of Famers in the Game - Robin Yount, Rollie Fingers, Dave Winfield

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