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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Minnesota Twins 65-82W2000 000 003 380
Cleveland Indians 72-75L1001 001 000 281
Date of Game:  Friday, September 15, 1961
Stadium:  Cleveland Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Jake Jacobs - 1st career hit
  • Jack Kubiszyn - 1st career hit
  • Sam McDowell - 1st career game
  • Jim Snyder - 1st career game
  • Sam McDowell - 1st career game
  • Lee Stange - 1st career win

  • Minnesota Twins Batting Stats

    Minnesota TwinsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Jake Jacobscf24.098402001.50017000
        Dan Dobbekph-cf26.283100001.181641904141
    Zoilo Versallesss21.272511000.27511716164315
    Harmon Killebrew1b25.078200031.291136526431131
    Bob Allisonrf27.066511100.23814545129972
    Earl Batteyc26.253301122.30812441217542
    Jim Lemonlf33.176502101.26012691914531
        Jim Kaatpr22.312000000.2594054010
        Billy Martin2b33.122000000.2321009704322
    Bill Tuttle3b32.073300020.23912411214381
    Jim Snyder2b29.031300001.00011000
        Julio Becquerph29.270100001.227644825180
        Jose Valdivielso2b27.116000000.19068392161
        Hal Naragonph32.349100000.289483872110
        Ray Moorep35.106000000.00042271000
    Jack Kralickp26.106200000.1593170160
        Rich Rollinsph23.152000010.2941313030
        Lee Stangep24.323000000.00033000
        Joe Altobelliph-lf29.112111000.26527153150
    Totals: 3638388.22212746583 

    Cleveland Indians Batting Stats

    Cleveland IndiansPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Johnny Temple2b34.038311010.27912511823289
    Jim Piersallcf31.305401001.32411712696387
    Chuck Essegianlf30.037412101.2966219111340
    Bob Niemanrf34.232402101.3944010392111
    Hal Jones1b25.159400002.00022000
    Woodie Heldss29.174400002.26313358120670
    Jack Kubiszyn3b24.270301000.0831717000
        Tito Franconaph27.315100001.29514273316771
    Valmy Thomasc32.329301001.18222238030
        Willie Kirklandph27.210100000.25713752124867
    Sam McDowellp18.359200002.00011000
        Frank Funkp26.016100000.0595564020
        Bill Daileyp26.125000000.00099000
        Don Dillardph24.250100000.27169856160
    Totals: 35282111.2299315932 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Chuck Essegian (8), Jim Lemon (26)
    HR:  Chuck Essegian (11)
    RBIs:  Bob Allison (97), Earl Battey (54), Chuck Essegian (34), Jim Lemon (53), Bob Nieman (11)
    GDP:  Valmy Thomas (6)

    Minnesota Twins Pitching Stats

    Minnesota TwinsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Jack Kralick26.10666220613.621.310003172
    Lee Stange  (W 1-0)24.32322001400.002.0000033
    Ray Moore  (Sv 13)35.10610000104.061.6100042281
    Pitching Totals:98221111 00076356

    Cleveland Indians Pitching Stats

    Cleveland IndiansAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Sam McDowell18.3596.13005500.001.3300011
    Frank Funk  (L 11-11)26.0162.14332303.361.210005564
    Bill Dailey26.1250.11001000.691.0800099
    Pitching Totals:9833880 0006574

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Jack Kralick; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Jack Kralick 0-0-0;  Lee Stange 0-0-0;  Ray Moore 0-0-0;  Sam McDowell 0-0-0;  Frank Funk 0-0-0;  Bill Dailey 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Jack Kralick 24;  Lee Stange 9;  Ray Moore 3;  Sam McDowell 27;  Frank Funk 14;  Bill Dailey 3; 
    Time of Game:  3:05    Attendance:  4,503
    Umpires:   Home:   Bill McKinley  1B  John Rice  2B  Al Smith  3B  Harry Schwarts 

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