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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Cleveland Indians 2-4L1000 100 005 6101
Kansas City Athletics 5-3W3054 104 21x 17140
Date of Game:  Wednesday, April 24, 1957
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Hector Lopez - 2 home runs, 6 RBis
  • Stan Pitula - 1st career game
  • Stan Pitula - 1st career game

  • Cleveland Indians Batting Stats

    Cleveland IndiansPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Larry Rainesss27.046500003.18255000
    George Strickland2b31.104200001.2866661020
        Kenny Kuhn2b20.035301100.250334010
    Roger Marislf-rf22.226523100.35766380
    Al Smithcf29.077100001.1256478130
        Bob Ushercf32.054211001.2005165000
    Vic Wertz1b32.074312110.3646772020
    Rocky Colavitorf23.257200001.1506112120
        Jim Busbylf30.106211300.5001878130
    Bobby Avila3b33.022200001.2276939020
        Billy Harrell3b28.280201000.250518000
    Russ Nixonc22.064410000.20033000
        Stan Pitulap26.032100001.00011000
        Dick Tomanekp26.108100000.00024000
        Art Houttemanp29.261000000.0002186000
        Preston Wardph29.275100000.0003386000
        Cal McLishp31.144000000.000368000
        Gene Woodlingph34.251101000.6674761000
    Totals: 37610619.270735477 

    Kansas City Athletics Batting Stats

    Kansas City AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Milt Graff2b26.115523300.15688040
    Hector Lopez3b27.289423601.3448283380
        Clete Boyer3b20.074000000.0003114000
    Gus Zerniallf33.302200101.3208822130
        Johnny Grothrf30.275211000.2508777000
    Harry Simpson1b31.142423101.3038609490
        Vic Power1b29.175100001.0001395000
    Lou Skizasrf-lf24.326421310.300894480
    Hal Smithc26.138432110.1875252110
    Jim Pisonicf27.253410010.222718010
    Ned Garverp31.120410012.0002183000
        Virgil Trucksp39.3630000001.0004193000
    Joe DeMaestriss28.136231220.5007617150
        Billy Hunterss28.324000000.1826405020
    Totals: 3617141766.389834770 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Roger Maris (1)
    3B:  Milt Graff (1)
    HR:  Jim Busby (1), Hector Lopez 2 (3), Roger Maris (3), Harry Simpson (4), Lou Skizas (4), Hal Smith (1)
    RBIs:  Jim Busby 3 (3), Joe DeMaestri 2 (5), Milt Graff 3 (4), Kenny Kuhn (1), Hector Lopez 6 (8), Roger Maris (8), Harry Simpson (9), Lou Skizas 3 (8), Hal Smith (1), Vic Wertz (2), Gus Zernial (3)
    SF:  Hector Lopez (1), Gus Zernial (2)

    Cleveland Indians Pitching Stats

    Cleveland IndiansAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bob Lemon  (L 0-1)36.2141.265523010.292.570002281
    Stan Pitula26.0321.125531145.005.0000011
    Dick Tomanek26.108344400213.502.0000024
    Art Houtteman29.26111221119.002.330002193
    Cal McLish31.14411110113.601.20000365
    Pitching Totals:8141717665 00010544

    Kansas City Athletics Pitching Stats

    Kansas City AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Ned Garver  (W 1-0)31.1208.210661927.501.500002165
    Virgil Trucks  (Sv 1)39.3630.10000006.001.670004201
    Pitching Totals:91066192 0006366

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Bob Lemon 0-0-0;  Stan Pitula 0-0-0;  Dick Tomanek 0-0-0;  Art Houtteman 0-0-0;  Cal McLish 0-0-0;  Ned Garver 0-0-0;  Virgil Trucks 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Bob Lemon 13;  Stan Pitula 9;  Dick Tomanek 13;  Art Houtteman 5;  Cal McLish 4;  Ned Garver 38;  Virgil Trucks 1; 
    Time of Game:  2:38    Attendance:  20,294
    Umpires:   Home:   Red Flaherty  1B  Nestor Chylak  2B  Bill Summers  3B  Jim Honochick 

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