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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Oakland Athletics 1-2L1100 000 010 281
California Angels 2-1W1201 000 00x 362
Date of Game:  Sunday, April 09, 1978
Stadium:  Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Feats and Milestones
  • Alan Wirth - 1st career game

  • Oakland Athletics Batting Stats

    Oakland AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Miguel Dilonelf23.159510000.167378001
    Billy Northcf29.329301022.1113722002
    Gary Thomassonrf26.255400012.0833607001
    Dave Revering1b25.056302010.37522010
        Rob Picciolopr25.064010000.0002150000
        Marty Perez2b31.040000000.0001908000
        Jeff Newmanph29.210100000.0001138000
    Jim Essianc27.097301201.2223216020
    Wayne Gross3b26.086401000.0833159000
    Mike Adamsdh29.259301011.250287000
    Mario Guerreross28.193402000.6003395130
    Steve Staggs2b26.339300001.333375001
        Gary Alexanderph-1b25.013100001.167380000
        Elias Sosap27.303000000.0001295000
    Totals: 3428258.235333912 

    California Angels Batting Stats

    California AngelsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Rick Millerrf29.355110030.3003631011
    Bobby Grich2b29.084400000.1113841000
    Lyman Bostockcf27.138410000.0003382010
    Joe Rudilf31.214412201.33331103120
    Don Baylordh28.285302100.3333825010
    Tony Solaita1b31.084300010.0002402000
    Dave Chalk3b27.222301011.2223600000
    Rance Mulliniksss22.085401001.200381000
    Brian Downingc27.182100020.0001454000
        Ron Fairlyph39.271100001.14332336000
        Terry Humphreyc28.248000000.3333356010
        Dyar Millerp31.315000000.0001133000
        Dave LaRochep29.330000000.0002434000
    Totals: 2836374.214338578 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Mike Adams (1), Don Baylor (1), Dave Chalk (1), Mario Guerrero (1), Dave Revering (1), Joe Rudi (1)
    HR:  Joe Rudi (1)
    RBIs:  Don Baylor (1), Jim Essian 2 (2), Joe Rudi 2 (2)
    SB:  Miguel Dilone (1), Billy North 2 (2)
    CS: Rick Miller (2)
    SF:  Don Baylor (1), Jim Essian (1)
    GDP:  Bobby Grich (1), Mario Guerrero (1)

    Oakland Athletics Pitching Stats

    Oakland AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Alan Wirth  (L 0-1)21.1223.14314113.002.6700011
    Elias Sosa27.3034.22003300.001.000001294
    Pitching Totals:8631741 0002295

    California Angels Pitching Stats

    California AngelsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Chris Knapp  (W 1-0)24.2057.16215701.291.57000141
    Dyar Miller31.31512000100.002.000001133
    Dave LaRoche  (Sv 1)29.3300.20000003.000.670002433
    Pitching Totals:9821580 0004607

    Other Game Information


    Balks:  Alan Wirth; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Alan Wirth 0-0-0;  Elias Sosa 0-0-0;  Chris Knapp 0-0-0;  Dyar Miller 0-0-0;  Dave LaRoche 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Alan Wirth 18;  Elias Sosa 18;  Chris Knapp 33;  Dyar Miller 5;  Dave LaRoche 2; 
    Time of Game:  2:05    Attendance:  15,975
    Umpires:   Home:   Larry McCoy  1B  Steve Palermo  2B  Don Denkinger  3B  Dave Phillips 

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