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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
New York Yankees 9-14W1551120000 030 000 372
Cleveland Indians 14-9L1--147000 000 010 141
Date of Game:  Tuesday, May 16, 1972
Stadium:  Cleveland Stadium
Feats and Milestones

New York Yankees Batting Stats

Horace Clarke2b31.348502000.26421932032
Johnny Callisonrf33.065500000.235141763140
Bobby Murcercf25.361511000.18422511262
Roy Whitelf28.141110030.21223820154
Ron Blomberg1b23.266411100.3001381290
Thurman Munsonc24.344401100.32523306282
Rich McKinney3b25.175301111.17921178150
    Hal Lanier3b29.316000000.14381109010
Gene Michaelss33.348400001.235226011100
Mike Kekichp27.044401000.1256124010
    Sparky Lylep27.298000000.0007267000
Totals: 3537342.2001806692 

Cleveland Indians Batting Stats

Cleveland IndiansPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
Del Unsercf27.158301010.22623604161
    Ed Farmerp22.210000000.000749000
Eddie Leonss25.278300010.19516368110
Alex Johnsonlf29.160300111.261237774161
Ray Fossec25.042400000.28922320282
Graig Nettles3b27.269401001.22622458041
Buddy Bellrf20.263401000.2672323194
Tommy McCraw1b31.176301000.347231140177
    Jerry Mosesph25.280100000.2865229010
Jack Brohamer2b22.079300002.3061717071
Steve Harganp29.250100000.0002207000
    Ray Lambp27.139000000.000591000
    Frank Duffyph25.214100000.2001959021
    Denny Riddlebergerp26.175000000.000570000
    Adolfo Phillipsph-cf30.151010010.00013646000
Totals: 3014144.1332255058 

Game Stats


2B:  Ron Blomberg (4)
RBIs:  Ron Blomberg (9), Alex Johnson (16), Rich McKinney (5), Thurman Munson (8)
SB:  Horace Clarke (2), Tommy McCraw (7), Bobby Murcer (2)
GDP:  Johnny Callison (3)

New York Yankees Pitching Stats

Mike Kekich  (W 3-2)27.04474113402.631.390006126
Sparky Lyle  (Sv 4)27.29820001001.500.750007267
Pitching Totals:9411440 00013393

Cleveland Indians Pitching Stats

Steve Hargan  (L 0-1)29.2504.16334104.501.830002211
Ray Lamb27.1390.20000102.081.08000593
Denny Riddleberger26.17531000003.861.14000570
Ed Farmer22.21010000001.640.82000750
Pitching Totals:9733420 00019424

Other Game Information


Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Mike Kekich 0-0-0;  Sparky Lyle 0-0-0;  Steve Hargan 0-0-0;  Ray Lamb 0-0-0;  Denny Riddleberger 0-0-0;  Ed Farmer 0-0-0; 
Batters Faced:  Mike Kekich 27;  Sparky Lyle 7;  Steve Hargan 25;  Ray Lamb 2;  Denny Riddleberger 9;  Ed Farmer 3; 
Time of Game:  2:17    Attendance:  6,377
Umpires:   Home:   Jim Odom  1B  Don Denkinger  2B  Ron Luciano  3B  Frank Umont 

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