Horton, however, wasn't done. He hit a two run homer in the sixth to expand the Tigers' lead to 7-2, and drove in the final run with a solo shot in the eighth. The Tigers had just four extra base hits in the game, but Horton had three of them.
Horton's three home run game was the first one against the Brewers after their move to Milwaukee*, and it took 27 years for it to happen again:
* - The Seattle Pilots allowed three home run games to Bill Melton and Reggie Jackson in 1969.
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