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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Cleveland Indians 5-4W1100 020 412 10130
Kansas City Athletics 2-4L1100 501 100 8142
Date of Game:  Sunday, April 23, 1961
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Norm Bass - 1st career game
  • Tito Francona - 4 hits
  • Steve Hamilton - 1st career game, 1st career hit
  • Dick Howser - 1st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
  • Jack Kubiszyn - 1st career game
  • Johnny Temple - 4 runs scored
  • Steve Hamilton - 1st career game
  • Norm Bass - 1st career game
  • Russ Heman - 1st career save

  • Cleveland Indians Batting Stats

     
    Cleveland IndiansPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Johnny Temple2b33.259343030.47191066030
    Tito Franconalf27.170514400.35996001100
    Jim Piersallcf31.160512210.33391161040
    Walt Bondrf23.186401010.125545010
    Bubba Phillips3b33.059501200.3339606150
    Vic Power1b33.174410010.2709958040
    Woodie Heldss29.029400000.1149457040
    Johnny Romanoc26.243211010.2819175020
        Mudcat Grantpr25.254000000.2503142000
        Valmy Thomasc32.184010010.0001217000
    Bobby Lockep27.051100000.000160000
        Barry Latmanp24.337000000.000385000
        Steve Hamiltonp25.1451110001.00011000
        Don Dillardph24.105100000.000218000
        Bob Allenp23.182000000.00044000
        Frank Funkp25.237000000.000413000
        Willie Kirklandph27.065100000.2148392031
        Jack Kubiszynpr24.125000000.00011000
        Wynn Hawkinsp25.063000000.000318000
        Bob Haleph27.167100000.0004327010
    Russ Hemanp28.072000000.00022000
    Totals: 371013880.3511056348 

    Kansas City Athletics Batting Stats

     
    Kansas City AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dick Howserss24.344432120.15866011
    Al Pilarcikrf30.294411101.2003587010
        Leo Posadaph25.008000000.083515000
        Bob Boydph35.204100100.2504633020
        Ed Rakowp24.328000000.000312000
        Ken Johnsonp27.311000000.000348000
        Joe Nuxhallp32.267000000.0002318000
        Norm Bassp22.092000000.00011000
    Jerry Lumpe2b27.325503300.3816418030
    Norm Siebernlf27.271401111.1435457020
    Marv Throneberry1b27.233502001.2506251140
    Bill Tuttlecf31.293310010.22761003010
    Andy Carey3b29.188411001.2356787010
    Haywood Sullivanc30.129312000.250665010
        Lou Klimchockph21.191101000.500332000
    Jerry Walkerp22.070311100.250285010
        Ed Keeganp21.290000000.00035000
        Bill Kunkelp24.291000000.00022000
        Hank Bauerph-rf38.266100010.28631328020
    Totals: 38814854.368756053 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Tito Francona 2 (4), Jerry Lumpe (2), Bubba Phillips (3), Johnny Romano (4)
    3B:  Jerry Lumpe (1)
    RBIs:  Bob Boyd (2), Tito Francona 4 (10), Dick Howser (1), Jerry Lumpe 3 (3), Bubba Phillips 2 (5), Jim Piersall 2 (4), Al Pilarcik (1), Norm Siebern (2), Jerry Walker (1)
    SB:  Dick Howser (1)
    CS: Marv Throneberry (1)
    SH:  Andy Carey (1), Woodie Held (1), Haywood Sullivan (1), Bill Tuttle (1)
    SF:  Tito Francona (1)

    Cleveland Indians Pitching Stats

     
    Cleveland IndiansAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bobby Locke27.0513.285511011.252.25000157
    Barry Latman24.33702110006.001.67000391
    Steve Hamilton25.1452.12112304.502.0000011
    Bob Allen23.1820.11112001.501.6700044
    Frank Funk25.2370.20000007.201.40000413
    Wynn Hawkins  (W 1-0)25.06310000000.001.00000318
    Russ Heman  (Sv 1)28.07211000009.002.3300022
    Pitching Totals:91488540 00018186

    Kansas City Athletics Pitching Stats

     
    Kansas City AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Jerry Walker22.0706.16553005.541.54000280
    Ed Keegan21.29002221009.002.0000036
    Bill Kunkel24.2910.21000002.251.5000022
    Ed Rakow24.3280.23110006.002.00000312
    Ken Johnson  (L 0-2)27.3110.20223009.001.50000349
    Joe Nuxhall32.2670.1100100----0002329
    Norm Bass22.0920.1000000----00011
    Pitching Totals:9131010800 00016479

    Other Game Information

     

    Wild Pitches:  Steve Hamilton; Joe Nuxhall; 
    Balks:  Steve Hamilton; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Bobby Locke 0-0-0;  Barry Latman 0-0-0;  Steve Hamilton 0-0-0;  Bob Allen 0-0-0;  Frank Funk 0-0-0;  Wynn Hawkins 0-0-0;  Russ Heman 0-0-0;  Jerry Walker 0-0-0;  Ed Keegan 0-0-0;  Bill Kunkel 0-0-0;  Ed Rakow 0-0-0;  Ken Johnson 0-0-0;  Joe Nuxhall 0-0-0;  Norm Bass 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Bobby Locke 19;  Barry Latman 2;  Steve Hamilton 12;  Bob Allen 4;  Frank Funk 2;  Wynn Hawkins 3;  Russ Heman 4;  Jerry Walker 28;  Ed Keegan 3;  Bill Kunkel 3;  Ed Rakow 5;  Ken Johnson 5;  Joe Nuxhall 3;  Norm Bass 1; 
    Time of Game:  3:52    Attendance:  12,120
    Umpires:   Home:   Charlie Berry  1B  Frank Umont  2B  Bob Stewart  3B  Joe Linsalata 


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