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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Kansas City Royals 77-61W6000 003 051 9120
California Angels 75-66L1001 002 130 7111
Date of Game:  Friday, September 08, 1978
Stadium:  Angel Stadium of Anaheim
Feats and Milestones
  • Amos Otis - 4 hits, 3 stolen bases

  • Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

     
    Kansas City RoyalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Steve Braunlf30.123401000.245819713283
        Willie Wilsonpr-lf23.061101200.22310713201425
    Hal McRaedh33.060411110.2731361073156115
    Pete LaCock1b26.235211010.3051004515400
        John Wathanph-1b28.339211000.315511332211
    Darrell Porterc26.235422212.28612779316720
    Amos Otiscf31.135524200.2861191355198127
    George Brett3b25.116400000.27810670955117
    Al Cowensrf26.319310110.27711065455813
    Frank White2b28.004500002.27712068544011
    Jerry Terrellss32.057411100.19766596087
        Doug Birdp28.187000000.00031246000
        Al Hraboskyp29.049000000.00050380000
    Totals: 38912944.31612048178 

    California Angels Batting Stats

     
    California AngelsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Rick Millercf30.142300101.2661117391273
    Carney Lansford3b21.213311120.275999943816
    Lyman Bostockrf27.290422310.29213351256013
    Don Baylordh29.072401010.256137959307720
    Joe Rudilf32.001401101.247113121314702
    Ron Jackson1b25.122501001.296883344491
    Brian Downingc27.334412010.2671135666382
    Bobby Grich2b29.236331021.2301269646334
    Jim Andersonss21.197302100.2323333060
        Dyar Millerp32.102000000.00034166000
        Dave LaRochep30.117000000.00052484000
        Al Fitzmorrisp32.171000000.00013159000
    Totals: 33711774.33310526228 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Jim Anderson (7), Lyman Bostock (20), Pete LaCock (17), Darrell Porter (27), Joe Rudi (21)
    HR:  Lyman Bostock (5), Hal McRae (15), Darrell Porter (16)
    RBIs:  Jim Anderson (6), Lyman Bostock 3 (60), Al Cowens (58), Carney Lansford (38), Hal McRae (61), Rick Miller (27), Amos Otis 2 (81), Darrell Porter 2 (72), Joe Rudi (70), Jerry Terrell (8), Willie Wilson 2 (14)
    SB:  Amos Otis 3 (27), Willie Wilson (25)
    SH:  Jim Anderson (6), George Brett (2), Rick Miller (9)
    SF:  Al Cowens (9), Rick Miller (4), Joe Rudi (5)

    Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

     
    Kansas City RoyalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Larry Gura30.28767445202.841.1200030190
    Doug Bird  (W 5-6)28.1871.12111005.511.4700037289
    Al Hrabosky29.0491.22221212.911.2100050379
    Pitching Totals:91177741 000117858

    California Angels Pitching Stats

     
    California AngelsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Chris Knapp24.3575.15332224.151.260002666
    Dyar Miller32.1021.21000002.191.4100034166
    Dave LaRoche  (L 9-7)30.1170.25552102.621.2700052483
    Al Fitzmorris32.1711.11110103.351.4900015286
    Pitching Totals:91299442 0001271001

    Other Game Information

     

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Larry Gura 0-0-0;  Doug Bird 0-0-0;  Al Hrabosky 0-0-0;  Chris Knapp 0-0-0;  Dyar Miller 0-0-0;  Dave LaRoche 0-0-0;  Al Fitzmorris 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Larry Gura 30;  Doug Bird 6;  Al Hrabosky 8;  Chris Knapp 23;  Dyar Miller 6;  Dave LaRoche 9;  Al Fitzmorris 6; 
    Time of Game:  3:25    Attendance:  26,507
    Umpires:   Home:   Al Clark  1B  Bill Kunkel  2B  Bill Deegan  3B  Terry Cooney 


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