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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Kansas City Athletics 5-8W1000 010 201 461
National League 0-0--201 000 21x 683
Date of Game:  Sunday, April 30, 1961
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Jay Hankins - 1st career stolen base
  • Ron Moeller - 1st career hit

  • Kansas City Athletics Batting Stats

     
    Kansas City AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dick Howserss24.351422010.2731212053
    Jay Hankinsrf25.175401011.23555121
    Jerry Lumpe2b27.332411010.20812424030
    Norm Siebernlf27.278301021.17111463040
    Marv Throneberry1b27.240300001.279122573120
        Hank Bauerph38.273100100.25061331030
        Ken Johnsonp27.318000000.000550000
        Lou Klimchockph21.198100000.500938020
    Haywood Sullivanc-1b-c30.136401110.38711700110
    Bill Tuttlecf31.300300000.244121009050
        Al Pilarcikph-cf30.301200000.2007591010
    Andy Carey3b29.195300010.20012793130
    Joe Nuxhallp32.274100000.0004320000
        Chuck Essegianph29.265100000.2865134010
        Norm Bassp22.099000000.00033000
        Leo Posadaph25.015010010.176919120
        Joe Pignatanoc31.269000000.1676184000
        Bob Boydph-1b35.211100000.1258637020
    Totals: 3546283.1711496340 

    National League Batting Stats

     
    National LeaguePosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Albie Pearsonrf-cf26.230310010.32311310140
    Ken Aspromonte2b29.221412001.24512325130
    Ken Huntcf26.291110011.2671243131
        Leon Wagnerph-rf26.352111200.2698201230
    Bob Cervlf34.360411202.17812711240
    Earl Averillc29.234412101.3339198260
    Steve Bilko1b32.168000020.17610358120
        Ted Kluszewskiph-1b36.232200000.294111244490
        Julio Becquer1b29.132000000.0009427000
    Gene Leek3b24.289401102.1541023010
    Ken Hamlinss25.348400000.1548152110
    Ron Moellerp22.1991010101.000513000
        Ted Bowsfieldp26.110000000.000449000
        Tex Clevengerp28.295100000.0008256000
        Tom Morganp30.345000000.0005316000
    Totals: 2968657.2761344626 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Norm Siebern (2), Haywood Sullivan (4)
    HR:  Bob Cerv (2), Leon Wagner (2)
    RBIs:  Earl Averill (6), Hank Bauer (3), Bob Cerv 2 (4), Gene Leek (1), Haywood Sullivan (11), Leon Wagner 2 (3)
    SB:  Jay Hankins (1)
    SH:  Ken Hunt (1)
    GDP:  Andy Carey (1), Bob Cerv (3)

    Kansas City Athletics Pitching Stats

     
    Kansas City AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Joe Nuxhall32.27434333419.003.670003330
    Norm Bass22.09931001101.501.5000033
    Ken Johnson  (L 0-3)27.31823331218.001.56000551
    Pitching Totals:8866572 00011384

    National League Pitching Stats

     
    National LeagueAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Ron Moeller22.1996.14326204.001.89000513
    Ted Bowsfield26.1100.10001000.001.00000453
    Tex Clevenger  (W 1-0)28.29522111100.901.900008260
    Tom Morgan  (Sv 1)30.3450.10000002.571.000005320
    Pitching Totals:9643830 00022646

    Other Game Information

     

    Wild Pitches:  Ron Moeller 2; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Joe Nuxhall 0-0-0;  Norm Bass 0-0-0;  Ken Johnson 0-0-0;  Ron Moeller 0-0-0;  Ted Bowsfield 0-0-0;  Tex Clevenger 0-0-0;  Tom Morgan 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Joe Nuxhall 16;  Norm Bass 10;  Ken Johnson 9;  Ron Moeller 30;  Ted Bowsfield 2;  Tex Clevenger 10;  Tom Morgan 1; 
    Time of Game:  3:00    Attendance:  0
    Umpires:   Home:   Bob Stewart  1B  Charlie Berry  2B  Joe Linsalata  3B  Frank Umont 


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