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Cleveland Indians [4] Kansas City Royals [2]Play by Play
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Doug Bird played in this game for KCA
Play by Play results of this game. Play by Play data is available since 1957. The grid below provides an at-bat by at-bat record of this game including the game state at the time of the at bat, the batter and pitcher information and the results.

Date of GameWednesday June 21,1978Day/NightNight
StadiumKauffman StadiumLocationKansas City,MO
Winning PitcherDan SpillnerLosing PitcherDoug BirdSaveJim Kern

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InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
1Paul DadeCLE1RF26.197RRich GaleKCA 24.153RS9Single RF000
1Rick ManningCLE2CF23.292LRich GaleKCA 24.153RKStrikeout Swinging000Paul Dade
1Buddy BellCLE33B26.299RRich GaleKCA 24.153RS8.1-3Single CF100Paul Dade
1Andre ThorntonCLE41B28.312RRich GaleKCA 24.153RK+CS2(24)/DPStrikeout Swinging100Buddy BellPaul Dade
1Freddie PatekKCA 1SS33.255RDon HoodCLE28.248LS9Single RF000
1Joe ZdebKCA 2RF24.359RDon HoodCLE28.248LSB2Stolen Base (2nd)000Freddie Patek
1Joe ZdebKCA 2RF24.359RDon HoodCLE28.248L9.2-3Flyout RF000Freddie Patek
1George BrettKCA 33B25.037LDon HoodCLE28.248L3/G.3-HGroundout 1B100Freddie Patek
1Amos OtisKCA 4DH31.056RDon HoodCLE28.248LWWalk200
1Hal McRaeKCA 5LF32.346RDon HoodCLE28.248LS7.1-2Single LF200Amos Otis
1Al CowensKCA 6CF26.240RDon HoodCLE28.248L7Flyout LF200Hal McRaeAmos Otis
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
2Johnny GrubbCLE5LF29.321LRich GaleKCA 24.153RWWalk000
2Gary AlexanderCLE6C25.086RRich GaleKCA 24.153R7Flyout LF000Johnny Grubb
2Jim NorrisCLE7DH29.183LRich GaleKCA 24.153R46(1)3/GDPGroundout 2B100Johnny Grubb
2Darrell PorterKCA 7C26.156LDon HoodCLE28.248LWWalk000
2Clint HurdleKCA 81B20.326LDon HoodCLE28.248L4(B)3(1)/LDPLineout 2B000Darrell Porter
2Frank WhiteKCA 92B27.290RDon HoodCLE28.248LS8Single CF200
2Freddie PatekKCA 1SS33.255RDon HoodCLE28.248L4/PPopout 2B200Frank White
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
3Duane KuiperCLE82B28.002LRich GaleKCA 24.153R43Groundout 2B000
3Tom VeryzerCLE9SS25.130RRich GaleKCA 24.153R9Flyout RF100
3Paul DadeCLE1RF26.197RRich GaleKCA 24.153R9Flyout RF200
3Joe ZdebKCA 2RF24.359RDon HoodCLE28.248LK/CStrikeout Swinging000
3George BrettKCA 33B25.037LDon HoodCLE28.248LS8Single CF100
3Amos OtisKCA 4DH31.056RDon HoodCLE28.248LSB2Stolen Base (2nd)100George Brett
3Amos OtisKCA 4DH31.056RDon HoodCLE28.248L8Flyout CF100George Brett
3Hal McRaeKCA 5LF32.346RDon HoodCLE28.248LS7.2-H;BX2(74)Single LF200George Brett
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
4Rick ManningCLE2CF23.292LRich GaleKCA 24.153RWWalk000
4Buddy BellCLE33B26.299RRich GaleKCA 24.153R4/FL/PPopout 2B000Rick Manning
4Andre ThorntonCLE41B28.312RRich GaleKCA 24.153RW.1-2Walk100Rick Manning
4Johnny GrubbCLE5LF29.321LRich GaleKCA 24.153RT9.2-H;1-HTriple RF100Andre ThorntonRick Manning
4Gary AlexanderCLE6C25.086RRich GaleKCA 24.153RWWalk100Johnny Grubb
4Jim NorrisCLE7DH29.183LDoug BirdKCA 28.108RK/CStrikeout Swinging100Gary AlexanderJohnny Grubb
4Duane KuiperCLE82B28.002LDoug BirdKCA 28.108R163Groundout P200Gary AlexanderJohnny Grubb
4Al CowensKCA 6CF26.240RDon HoodCLE28.248LKStrikeout Swinging000
4Darrell PorterKCA 7C26.156LDon HoodCLE28.248LHPHit by Pitch100
4Clint HurdleKCA 81B20.326LDon HoodCLE28.248LS7.1-2Single LF100Darrell Porter
4Frank WhiteKCA 92B27.290RDon HoodCLE28.248L3/FL/PPopout 1B100Clint HurdleDarrell Porter
4Freddie PatekKCA 1SS33.255RDon HoodCLE28.248LW.2-3;1-2Walk200Clint HurdleDarrell Porter
4Pete LaCockKCA 2PH26.156LDan SpillnerCLE26.207R7Flyout LF200Freddie PatekClint HurdleDarrell Porter
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
5Tom VeryzerCLE9SS25.130RDoug BirdKCA 28.108RS8Single CF000
5Paul DadeCLE1RF26.197RDoug BirdKCA 28.108R8Flyout CF000Tom Veryzer
5Rick ManningCLE2CF23.292LDoug BirdKCA 28.108R7Flyout LF100Tom Veryzer
5Buddy BellCLE33B26.299RDoug BirdKCA 28.108R64(1)/FOGroundout SS200Tom Veryzer
5George BrettKCA 33B25.037LDan SpillnerCLE26.207R43Groundout 2B000
5Amos OtisKCA 4DH31.056RDan SpillnerCLE26.207RKStrikeout Swinging100
5Hal McRaeKCA 5LF32.346RDan SpillnerCLE26.207R43Groundout 2B200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
6Andre ThorntonCLE41B28.312RDoug BirdKCA 28.108R53Groundout 3B000
6Johnny GrubbCLE5LF29.321LDoug BirdKCA 28.108R31Groundout 1B100
6Gary AlexanderCLE6C25.086RDoug BirdKCA 28.108RKStrikeout Swinging200
6Al CowensKCA 6CF26.240RDan SpillnerCLE26.207R43Groundout 2B000
6Darrell PorterKCA 7C26.156LDan SpillnerCLE26.207R3/GGroundout 1B100
6Clint HurdleKCA 8RF20.326LDan SpillnerCLE26.207R2/FL/PPopout C200
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
7Jim NorrisCLE7DH29.183LDoug BirdKCA 28.108RWWalk000
7Duane KuiperCLE82B28.002LDoug BirdKCA 28.108RS7.1-2Single LF000Jim Norris
7Tom VeryzerCLE9SS25.130RDoug BirdKCA 28.108R46(1)/FO.2-3Groundout 2B000Duane KuiperJim Norris
7Paul DadeCLE1RF26.197RDoug BirdKCA 28.108R64(1)/FO.3-HGroundout SS100Tom VeryzerJim Norris
7Rick ManningCLE2CF23.292LDoug BirdKCA 28.108RK23Strikeout Swinging200Paul Dade
7Frank WhiteKCA 92B27.290RDan SpillnerCLE26.207R8Flyout CF000
7Freddie PatekKCA 1SS33.255RDan SpillnerCLE26.207RS8Single CF100
7Pete LaCockKCA 21B26.156LDan SpillnerCLE26.207R8Flyout CF100Freddie Patek
7George BrettKCA 33B25.037LDan SpillnerCLE26.207RSB2Stolen Base (2nd)200Freddie Patek
7George BrettKCA 33B25.037LDan SpillnerCLE26.207RIWIntentional Walk200Freddie Patek
7Amos OtisKCA 4DH31.056RJim KernCLE29.098RW.2-3;1-2Walk200George BrettFreddie Patek
7Hal McRaeKCA 5LF32.346RJim KernCLE29.098R13Groundout P200Amos OtisGeorge BrettFreddie Patek
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
8Buddy BellCLE33B26.299RDoug BirdKCA 28.108R53Groundout 3B000
8Andre ThorntonCLE41B28.312RDoug BirdKCA 28.108R53Groundout 3B100
8Johnny GrubbCLE5LF29.321LDoug BirdKCA 28.108RK/CStrikeout Swinging200
8Al CowensKCA 6CF26.240RJim KernCLE29.098R63Groundout SS000
8Darrell PorterKCA 7C26.156LJim KernCLE29.098RD9Double RF100
8Clint HurdleKCA 8RF20.326LJim KernCLE29.098RWWalk100Darrell Porter
8Steve BraunKCA 9PH30.044LJim KernCLE29.098R5/PPopout 3B100Clint HurdleDarrell Porter
8Tom PoquetteKCA 1PH26.235LJim KernCLE29.098R43Groundout 2B200Clint HurdleDarrell Porter
InningBatterTeamLnPosAgeHandPitcherTeamAgeHandResultDescOutBalStrRunner on 1bRunner on 2bRunner on 3bPitches
9Gary AlexanderCLE6C25.086RDoug BirdKCA 28.108R8Flyout CF000
9Jim NorrisCLE7DH29.183LDoug BirdKCA 28.108RS7Single LF100
9Duane KuiperCLE82B28.002LDoug BirdKCA 28.108RS8.1-3Single CF100Jim Norris
9Tom VeryzerCLE9SS25.130RDoug BirdKCA 28.108R54(1)/FO.3-HGroundout 3B100Duane KuiperJim Norris
9Paul DadeCLE1RF26.197RDoug BirdKCA 28.108R5/FL/PPopout 3B200Tom Veryzer
9Pete LaCockKCA 21B26.156LJim KernCLE29.098RS8Single CF000
9George BrettKCA 33B25.037LJim KernCLE29.098R7Flyout LF000Pete LaCock
9Amos OtisKCA 4DH31.056RJim KernCLE29.098RW.1-2Walk100Pete LaCock
9Hal McRaeKCA 5LF32.346RJim KernCLE29.098R46(1)3/GDPGroundout 2B100wilsw001Pete LaCock