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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Kansas City Royals 1-1W1010 002 110 584
Cleveland Indians 1-1L1000 000 130 471
Date of Game:  Sunday, April 09, 1978
Stadium:  Cleveland Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Dennis Kinney - 1st career game
  • U.L. Washington - 3 stolen bases
  • Dennis Kinney - 1st career game

  • Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Willie Wilsoncf22.275200110.167227012
    Hal McRaedh32.273501001.2222939120
    George Brett3b24.329310010.1672605000
    Al Cowensrf26.167433000.4292546001
    Darrell Porterc26.083402201.3752668020
    Tom Poquettelf26.162100100.0002233010
        Amos Otisph30.349000100.25021238010
        Joe Zdeblf24.286000000.0001106000
    Clint Hurdle1b20.253400001.000211000
    Frank White2b27.217411000.1672567000
    U.L. Washingtonss24.164201010.500111003
        Doug Birdp28.035000000.0001216000
        Al Hraboskyp28.262000000.0001331000
        Larry Gurap30.135000000.0002127000
        Jim Colbornp31.322000000.0001110000
        Steve Mingorip34.040000000.0002311000
    Totals: 2958533.276276046 

    Cleveland Indians Batting Stats

    Cleveland IndiansPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Paul Daderf-cf26.124401210.3332160130
    Duane Kuiper2b27.294500000.2222385000
    Johnny Grubblf-rf29.248211030.3332549001
    Andre Thornton1b28.239500002.1252473120
    Willie Hortondh35.173402000.50021655010
        Horace Speedpr26.188010000.000118000
        Jim Norrisph29.110100000.0001134000
    Larvell Blanksss28.071512100.3332404010
    Buddy Bell3b26.226311110.2862846030
    Rick Manningcf23.219300000.0002328000
        Ted Coxph-lf23.075100001.000114000
    Ron Pruittc26.171200020.1672141110
        Rick Kreugerp29.157000000.00018000
        Dennis Kinneyp26.043000000.00011000
        Jim Kernp29.025000000.0001116000
    Totals: 3547473.200245232 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Larvell Blanks (1), Al Cowens (1), Johnny Grubb (1), Darrell Porter (1), Frank White (1)
    3B:  Al Cowens (1)
    RBIs:  Buddy Bell (3), Larvell Blanks (1), Paul Dade 2 (3), Amos Otis (1), Tom Poquette (1), Darrell Porter 2 (2), Willie Wilson (1)
    SB:  Johnny Grubb (1), U.L. Washington 3 (3), Willie Wilson (2)
    SH:  U.L. Washington (1), Willie Wilson (1), Joe Zdeb (1)
    SF:  Amos Otis (1), Tom Poquette (1), Willie Wilson (1)

    Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Steve Busby  (W 1-0)28.1925.12003000.001.000001128
    Doug Bird28.035254312013.503.000001253
    Al Hrabosky28.2620.1000210----0001330
    Larry Gura30.1350.10001000.001.000002162
    Jim Colborn31.3220.1000000----0001274
    Steve Mingori  (Sv 1)34.0400.20000000.000.000002312
    Pitching Totals:9743730 00081459

    Cleveland Indians Pitching Stats

    Cleveland IndiansAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Rick Wise  (L 0-1)32.2085.14333305.401.400001394
    Rick Kreuger29.1571.21110004.500.50000112
    Dennis Kinney26.04312110009.002.0000011
    Jim Kern29.02511000000.001.000001128
    Pitching Totals:9855330 0004535

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Steve Busby 0-0-0;  Doug Bird 0-0-0;  Al Hrabosky 0-0-0;  Larry Gura 0-0-0;  Jim Colborn 0-0-0;  Steve Mingori 0-0-0;  Rick Wise 0-0-0;  Rick Kreuger 0-0-0;  Dennis Kinney 0-0-0;  Jim Kern 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Steve Busby 21;  Doug Bird 13;  Al Hrabosky 3;  Larry Gura 2;  Jim Colborn 1;  Steve Mingori 2;  Rick Wise 23;  Rick Kreuger 7;  Dennis Kinney 5;  Jim Kern 3; 
    Time of Game:  3:00    Attendance:  7,473
    Umpires:   Home:   Joe Brinkman  1B  Dale Ford  2B  (none)  3B  Russ Goetz 

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