From the archives | Oct. 21 Carlton Fisk’s home run in 12th beats Reds, 7-6 Carbo homers ties it in 8th, Evans catch saves it in 11th ← Related Article Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page AP Carlton Fisk blasted a game-ending home run in the 12th inning to clinch a Game 6 win against the Reds. AP Fisk's home run hugged the line until it clanged off the foul pole in left field. AP Pinch hitter Bernie Carbo blasted a three-run home run in the eighth inning to power the comeback. Tom Landers/Globe Staff Teammates excitedly greeted Carbo when he returned to the dugout. J. Walter Green/AP Fisk was mobbed by teammates as he crossed home plate and forced a Game 7. Dick Raphael/Globe Staff Fisk’s home run set off a wild celebration among fans in Fenway Park.