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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Kansas City Athletics 13-18L3000 000 000 020
Baltimore Orioles 13-17W1000 001 01x 280
Date of Game:  Monday, May 20, 1957
Stadium:  Memorial Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Connie Johnson - Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter

  • Kansas City Athletics Batting Stats

    Kansas City AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Vic Power1b29.201400000.33820414370
    Milt Graff2b26.141300001.1472929061
        Irv Norenph32.172100000.20012750040
    Gus Zerniallf33.328300001.276288426180
    Harry Simpsonrf31.168301000.336306315210
    Bob Cervcf31.015300001.38320233180
    Hal Smithc26.164200000.272232703111
        Lou Skizasph24.352100000.233231095121
        Virgil Trucksp40.024000000.37510199010
    Billy Hunter3b28.350301001.20520419040
    Ned Garverp31.146200000.0835186000
        Tim Thompsonph-c33.080100000.14615114010
    Joe DeMaestriss28.162200010.34229639280
    Totals: 2802014.0712644835 

    Baltimore Orioles Batting Stats

    Baltimore OriolesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Billy Gardner2b29.306400001.252302831131
    Bob Boyd1b31.231211020.28628193170
    Tito Franconarf23.197401102.291161555135
    Bob Niemanlf30.114311012.248285942141
        Jim Pyburnlf24.200000000.28616139000
    Gus Triandosc26.294402100.324193093160
    Al Pilarcikcf26.321300000.2752895083
    George Kell3b34.270301000.30823844292
    Jim Brideweserss30.096301000.31220255040
    Connie Johnsonp34.144301001.158970011
    Totals: 2928236.2762172937 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Billy Hunter (4), Bob Nieman (2)
    RBIs:  Tito Francona (13), Gus Triandos (16)
    SB:  Tito Francona (5)
    CS: Bob Boyd (1), Harry Simpson (1)

    Kansas City Athletics Pitching Stats

    Kansas City AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Ned Garver  (L 2-2)31.14677112503.711.210005168
    Virgil Trucks40.02411111102.771.0800010207
    Pitching Totals:8822360 00015375

    Baltimore Orioles Pitching Stats

    Baltimore OriolesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Connie Johnson  (W 2-4)34.14492001402.671.15000971
    Pitching Totals:9200140 000971

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Virgil Trucks; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Ned Garver 0-0-0;  Virgil Trucks 0-0-0;  Connie Johnson 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Ned Garver 27;  Virgil Trucks 5;  Connie Johnson 29; 
    Time of Game:  2:14    Attendance:  3,913
    Umpires:   Home:   Eddie Hurley  1B  Ed Runge  2B  Frank Umont  3B  Joe Paparella 

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