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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Kansas City Athletics 43-76W1014 101 320 12131
Minnesota Twins 51-68L1000 200 401 7122
Date of Game:  Wednesday, August 16, 1961
Stadium:  Metropolitan Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Norm Bass - 1st career home run

  • Kansas City Athletics Batting Stats

     
    Kansas City AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dick Howserss25.094421010.27311711733829
    Jim Riverarf39.025311000.232401128284
        Bobby Del Grecoph-cf28.131100000.223743953160
    Jerry Lumpe2b28.075422410.2821115231291
    Norm Siebern1b28.021521002.28411256414712
    Deron Johnson3b23.030423300.19453595170
        Wayne Causey3b24.233000010.275672034270
    Gene Stephenscf-rf28.208512300.207838514263
    Leo Posadalf25.123401000.25383936370
        Jay Hankinslf25.283100000.1785656351
    Haywood Sullivanc30.244511001.274861455361
    Norm Bassp22.207311102.1053030150
        Bill Fischerp30.309100001.00032178000
    Totals: 4012131136.3259444342 

    Minnesota Twins Batting Stats

     
    Minnesota TwinsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Lenny Greencf28.222410010.30311644553711
    Billy Martin2b33.092413100.236729424280
    Harmon Killebrew1b25.048512200.31110849836931
    Bob Allisonrf27.036422310.24011742326882
    Jim Lemonlf33.146501000.25310589812441
    Earl Batteyc26.223301110.3039738512402
    Bill Tuttle3b32.043401000.2299610933301
    Zoilo Versallesss21.242411000.2829013453114
    Pedro Ramosp26.110200001.16239347290
        Bill Pleisp24.011000000.1432626000
        Joe Altobelliph29.082100000.4008134000
        Al Schrollp29.147000000.400327000
        Julio Becquerph29.240111000.244544725180
    Totals: 37712731.3249315824 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Bob Allison (16), Deron Johnson (5), Jim Lemon (21), Jerry Lumpe (24), Billy Martin 2 (8), Jim Rivera (5), Haywood Sullivan (12)
    3B:  Gene Stephens (1)
    HR:  Bob Allison (26), Norm Bass (1), Deron Johnson (5), Harmon Killebrew (36)
    RBIs:  Bob Allison 3 (88), Norm Bass (5), Earl Battey (40), Deron Johnson 3 (17), Harmon Killebrew 2 (93), Jerry Lumpe 4 (29), Billy Martin (28), Gene Stephens 3 (26)
    SB:  Dick Howser (29), Gene Stephens (3)
    SH:  Bobby Del Greco (5)
    GDP:  Harmon Killebrew (9), Jim Lemon (10), Haywood Sullivan (5), Bill Tuttle (10)

    Kansas City Athletics Pitching Stats

     
    Kansas City AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Norm Bass  (W 7-8)22.2076.29662125.091.440003232
    Bill Fischer  (Sv 5)30.3092.13111004.261.4600032184
    Pitching Totals:91277312 00064216

    Minnesota Twins Pitching Stats

     
    Minnesota TwinsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Pedro Ramos  (L 9-14)26.11068741424.081.3200033280
    Bill Pleis24.01113330007.341.890002626
    Al Schroll29.14722222203.711.47000327
    Pitching Totals:913129362 00062333

    Other Game Information

     

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Norm Bass 0-0-0;  Bill Fischer 0-0-0;  Pedro Ramos 0-0-0;  Bill Pleis 0-0-0;  Al Schroll 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Norm Bass 31;  Bill Fischer 10;  Pedro Ramos 27;  Bill Pleis 7;  Al Schroll 10; 
    Time of Game:  2:50    Attendance:  18,894
    Umpires:   Home:   Johnny Stevens  1B  John Rice  2B  Harry Schwarts  3B  Larry Napp 


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