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Kirk Gibson leads Tigers over Padres in 1984 World Series

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World Series 1984 - Detroit Tigers
October 14, 1984, Game 5; Tigers' star Kirk Gibson hit two home runs, one with one on and the other with two men on as the Detroit Tigers bested the San Diego Padres 8-4 and won the World Championship. Larry Parrish also slugged a solo homer in game 5. The winning pitcher was Aurellio Lopez in relief. Sparky Anderson, Tigers' manager became the first manager in baseball history to win World Championships in both the National League and American League. Alan Trammell led all hitters in the series by hitting .450, with 2 HR's and 6 RBI's. Kirk Gibson batted .333 along with 2 HR's and 7 RBI's. Tigers' ace, Jack Morris won two games and Willie Hernandez grabs two saves.


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