Game 1 123 456 789 R H E NOTES Gulf Coast 101 001 520 - 10 10 0 W-Mathews L-Maddux Tempe 000 101 101 - 4 10 1 HR-Fisk 2 GW-Evans Willie McGee, Dwight Evans and Carlton Fisk each drove in 3 runs as the visiting Gulf Coast Humidity surprised Tempe ace Greg Maddux. Both of Fisk's hits were for the distance. Greg Mathews allowed 5 hits in 6.1 innings for the win. Game 2 123 456 789 R H E NOTES Gulf Coast 000 020 003 - 5 11 2 W-Guante L-Franco S-Eckersley Tempe 010 020 100 - 4 12 0 HR-none GW-Phelps Ken Phelps hit a pinch two-run double in the top of the 9th to give the Humidity their second straight victory on foreign turf. Carlton Fisk had another banner day going 3-4 with two runs. John Franco who led the Tigers with a 1.01 ERA and 29 saves during the season gave up all three 9th inning runs. Game 3 123 456 789 R H E NOTES Tempe 030 302 000- 8 10 3 W-Yett L-Nelson S-Pico GulfCoast 031 224 00x- 12 13 1 HR-Phelps,Greenwell GW-Phelps Ken Phelps strikes again. This time with a two run shot that broke an 8-8 tie in the 6th inning. This is the type of game both managers expected. Whenever these two teams faced off in the past two seasons, anything goes and usually there are a lot of fireworks. Game 4 123 456 789 R H E NOTES Tempe 001 000 010 - 2 12 1 W-Maddux L-Bannister GulfCoast 000 000 010 - 1 10 0 S--Franco HR-none GW-Grace Greg Maddux, Tom Henke and John Franco redeemed themselves for games 1 and 2 by combining to scatter 10 hits. Lenny Harris went 3-3 with a run scored to lead all hitters. Mark Grace drove in the game winner with a 3rd inning double as the Tigers avoided a sweep. Game 5 123 456 789 R H E NOTES Tempe 000 003 001 - 4 10 2 W-Pudor L-Rasmussen S-Nelson Gulf Coast 001 001 000 - 2 10 0 HR-none GW-Jackson The Tigers kept alive with a 3-run 6th inning. It all started when Jose Cruz hit a pinch hit double and scored on Pat Tabler's single. Darrin Jackson then hit a sacrifice fly that plated R.J. Reynolds for the go-ahead. After a wild pitch put Tabler on second, Jim Sundberg drove him in with a single. John Tudor and Gene Nelson scattered 10 hits for the win and save. Game 6 123 456 789 R H E NOTES Gulf Coast 300 000 000 - 3 3 0 W -August L -Stewart S -Nelson Tempe 302 400 60x - 15 19 0 HR-Lansford GW-Oquendo The Tigers hometown fans piled into County Stadium to try to boost their team to a tie and force a 7th game. Things looked grim early as rookie pitcher Don August couldn't seem to get any batters out and the Humidity took a 3-0 lead. Dave Stewart struggled just as much and a 2-out 2-run single by Mickey Tettleton tied the score. August settled down and allowed only two more walks before being removed due to injury after pitching 5.2 innings. Gene Nelson allowed one hit and two walks over the last 3.1 innings to earn a save. The Humidity pitchers could not get the motivated Tigers out. Mookie Wilson turned in a 4-4 day. Mark Grace, went 3-5 with a triple and 4 rbi. Brett Butler also collected two doubles turning in a 3-6 performance. Game 7 123 456 789 R H E NOTES Gulf Coast 000 000 000 - 0 4 2 W-Maddux L-Bannister Tempe 012 000 00x - 3 7 0 HR-Oquendo GW-Oquendo Gulf Coast's Manager Chris Yeager's worst nightmare unfolded...A seventh game with Greg Maddux on the hill for Tempe. It was with good reason as Maddux tossed a 4-hit shutout to give Tempe the World Series win. This is a series that will be long lived as Tempe pulled off the near impossible, winning the series after being down 3 games to none. Jose Oquendo, whose lively bat hammered 16 regular season dingers, went 3 for 4 with a second inning homerun that put Tempe ahead to stay.