This Day In History: 2000-08-12

August 12, 1988: The Red Sox win their 23rd consecutive home game 9-4 over the Detroit Tigers before 34,732 fans at Fenway Park as Jim Rice homers and Bruce Hurst runs his record to 13-4; the home winning streak began on June 25 and the victory brings manager Joe Morgan’s record to 18-0 at Fenway as Morgan Magic continues its spell.

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