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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Oakland Athletics 77-75L3000 000 000 030
Detroit Tigers 96-56W6302 134 00x 13150
Date of Game:  Sunday, September 15, 1968
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Rollie Fingers - 1st career game
  • Bill Freehan - 2 home runs
  • Jim Northrup - 2 home runs
  • Mickey Lolich - 12 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
  • Rollie Fingers - 1st career game

  • Oakland Athletics Batting Stats

    Oakland AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bert Campanerisss26.190300000.27714864843554
        Allan Lewislf26.277100000.2502155000
    Reggie Jacksoncf22.120200012.253143178287013
        Ed Spraguep22.364000000.0004747000
        Warren Boglep21.331100001.0001616000
    Danny Cater1b28.203401001.2901356155526
    Sal Bando3b24.215400002.25515120996211
    Dick Green2b27.147400002.242656034132
    Mike Hershbergerrf-cf28.342201011.277929695317
    Joe Rudilf-rf22.008301001.17664831121
    Dave Duncanc22.354300001.189721317251
    Lew Kraussep25.143100001.16734149020
        Rollie Fingersp22.021000000.00011000
        George Lauzeriquep21.055000000.00014000
        Ted Kubiakph-ss26.126200000.24147100081
    Totals: 30030212.10010373808 

    Detroit Tigers Batting Stats

    Detroit TigersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dick McAuliffe2b28.291402211.250139106816568
        Dick Tracewski2b33.224000000.159865424153
    Mickey Stanleycf26.057310011.26114341411572
    Jim Northruprf28.296422310.26014249419844
    Willie Hortonlf25.332412100.28913858936850
        Wayne Comerpr-lf24.225110000.1354044110
    Norm Cash1b33.309432011.252115135921531
    Bill Freehanc26.290322400.26114581424790
        Gates Brownph29.136010010.367584715120
        Jim Pricec26.337100001.180561002120
    Tom Matchickss25.008312111.20173813140
    Don Wert3b30.048401010.19913881812350
    Mickey Lolichp28.003312101.12737220030
    Totals: 3413151276.44113107014 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Norm Cash (14), Mickey Lolich (3)
    3B:  Tom Matchick (2)
    HR:  Bill Freehan 2 (24), Willie Horton (36), Jim Northrup 2 (19)
    RBIs:  Bill Freehan 4 (79), Willie Horton (85), Mickey Lolich (3), Tom Matchick (14), Dick McAuliffe 2 (56), Jim Northrup 3 (84)
    SH:  Mickey Lolich 2 (4)
    SF:  Tom Matchick (1)
    GDP:  Willie Horton (12)

    Oakland Athletics Pitching Stats

    Oakland AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Lew Krausse  (L 10-11)25.1432.25554133.261.1500034141
    Rollie Fingers22.0211.144410136.005.0000011
    George Lauzerique21.05510001000.001.0000014
    Ed Sprague22.36403441013.261.230004747
    Warren Bogle21.33133000504.301.480001616
    Pitching Totals:8151313765 00099209

    Detroit Tigers Pitching Stats

    Mickey Lolich  (W 15-9)28.003930021203.151.0700036227
    Pitching Totals:93002120 00036227

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Rollie Fingers; George Lauzerique; Ed Sprague; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Lew Krausse 0-0-0;  Rollie Fingers 0-0-0;  George Lauzerique 0-0-0;  Ed Sprague 0-0-0;  Warren Bogle 0-0-0;  Mickey Lolich 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Lew Krausse 16;  Rollie Fingers 9;  George Lauzerique 4;  Ed Sprague 4;  Warren Bogle 12;  Mickey Lolich 32; 
    Time of Game:  2:39    Attendance:  23,260
    Umpires:   Home:   Larry Napp  1B  Frank Umont  2B  Bill Haller  3B  Jerry Neudecker 

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