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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789 101112   R H E
Baltimore Orioles 74-54W1210 000 011 002 7151
Kansas City Athletics 45-80L1010 040 000 000 5132
Date of Game:  Wednesday, August 23, 1961
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Jim Gentile - 2 home runs, 4 hits

  • Baltimore Orioles Batting Stats

     
    Baltimore OriolesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Brooks Robinson3b24.097612001.2891285844451
    Russ Snydercf-lf27.062602003.290882860104
    Whitey Herzoglf29.288511100.299864514271
        Jim Busbypr-cf34.227100000.253701314062
    Jim Gentile1b27.081634301.326114268381121
    Earl Robinsonrf24.293612002.26572805223
    Ron Hansenss23.140613101.2351252929421
    Hank Foilesc32.074500011.253304765140
    Jerry Adair2b24.249100000.2521021287295
        Marv Throneberryph27.355100000.2258332811360
        Marv Breeding2b27.168100110.209722241134
    Hal Brownp36.255100100.12522319010
        Hoyt Wilhelmp38.028000000.00041470020
        Dave Philleyph41.099101000.2688313141231
        Wes Stockp27.135000000.0003155000
        Dick Williamsph32.108100001.209847797210
        Billy Hoeftp29.098200001.17930317020
    Totals: 497157211.30612617685 

    Kansas City Athletics Batting Stats

     
    Kansas City AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dick Howserss25.101512011.27412312333933
    Wayne Causey3b24.240512200.272732094290
        Joe Pignatanoph32.019100001.257792574202
    Leo Posadalf25.130601002.25689996400
    Norm Siebern1b28.028501010.28411857014742
    Jerry Lumpe2b28.082502100.2841175291311
    Deron Johnsonrf23.037411000.19159655190
        Jay Hankinsrf25.290100000.1765959351
    Haywood Sullivanc30.251400012.264921515361
    Bobby Del Grecocf28.138412010.233794003160
    Bob Shawp28.055312000.14531155000
        Bill Fischerp30.316100000.00036182000
        Joe Nuxhallp33.024000000.29241357180
        Bill Kunkelp25.048100000.1254545000
    Totals: 45513346.28910413201 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Bobby Del Greco 2 (11), Jim Gentile (20)
    3B:  Brooks Robinson (4)
    HR:  Jim Gentile 2 (38)
    RBIs:  Marv Breeding (13), Hal Brown (1), Wayne Causey 2 (29), Jim Gentile 3 (112), Ron Hansen (42), Whitey Herzog (27), Jerry Lumpe (31)
    SB:  Dick Howser (33)
    SH:  Jerry Adair (1), Jerry Lumpe (3)
    SF:  Marv Breeding (2), Hal Brown (1)
    GDP:  Deron Johnson (8), Leo Posada (9), Brooks Robinson (18), Bob Shaw (3)

    Baltimore Orioles Pitching Stats

     
    Baltimore OriolesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Hal Brown36.25545222002.981.0400022276
    Hoyt Wilhelm38.02825321202.521.2200041470
    Wes Stock27.13510000002.731.150003155
    Billy Hoeft  (W 4-3)29.09853001401.921.1700030306
    Pitching Totals:121354460 0001241107

    Kansas City Athletics Pitching Stats

     
    Kansas City AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bob Shaw28.05579421423.981.4700031161
    Bill Fischer30.3161.12111204.001.4000036188
    Joe Nuxhall33.02401000005.721.6800028355
    Bill Kunkel  (L 2-3)25.0483.23220504.321.470004646
    Pitching Totals:1215752112 000141750

    Other Game Information

     

    Wild Pitches:  Hoyt Wilhelm; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Hal Brown 0-0-0;  Hoyt Wilhelm 0-0-0;  Wes Stock 0-0-0;  Billy Hoeft 0-0-0;  Bob Shaw 0-0-0;  Bill Fischer 0-0-0;  Joe Nuxhall 0-0-0;  Bill Kunkel 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Hal Brown 17;  Hoyt Wilhelm 12;  Wes Stock 3;  Billy Hoeft 18;  Bob Shaw 32;  Bill Fischer 7;  Joe Nuxhall 1;  Bill Kunkel 14; 
    Time of Game:  3:21    Attendance:  5,429
    Umpires:   Home:   Harry Schwarts  1B  Larry Napp  2B  Johnny Stevens  3B  John Rice 


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