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Sports MN Quiz: Which pitcher gave up Kent Hrbek's 1987 Game 6 grand slam?

The 1987 World Series featured Kent Hrbek's greatest moment, when he hit a grand slam in Game 6 against the St. Louis Cardials to put the game out of reach, setting up a Game 7. Who did he hit it against? For the answer, click on the headline above.
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Cardinals left-hander Ken Dayley gave up that bomb to Hrbek.

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