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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Minnesota Twins 61-80W1000 004 100 5111
Kansas City Athletics 52-90L1301 000 000 4130
Date of Game:  Saturday, September 09, 1961
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Gordon MacKenzie - 1st career RBI
  • Dan Pfister - 1st career game
  • Charlie Shoemaker - 1st career game, 1st career hit
  • Dan Pfister - 1st career game

  • Minnesota Twins Batting Stats

     
    Minnesota TwinsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Lenny Greencf-lf28.246511000.29413846794715
    Billy Martin2b33.116512000.235949644322
    Harmon Killebrew1b25.072311200.295130520411081
    Jim Lemonlf33.170413100.26412191414521
        Ted Lepcio3b31.043000000.167517177191
    Earl Batteyc26.247411202.30211840616512
    Bob Allisonrf27.060302010.24313944529942
    Bill Tuttle3b-cf32.067300010.24411811154381
    Jose Valdivielsoss27.110401000.18564388161
    Al Schrollp29.171200001.273630110
        Joe Altobelliph29.106000010.21122148010
        Bill Pleisp24.035100000.1113333000
    Totals: 34511533.32410346147 

    Kansas City Athletics Batting Stats

     
    Kansas City AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bobby Del Grecocf28.155511001.245964175260
    Charlie Shoemaker2b22.030402011.50011000
    Wayne Causeyss24.257502000.266902267420
    Norm Siebern1b28.045413110.29213458617872
    Deron Johnson3b23.054521000.22676827340
    Jim Riverarf39.049200010.2185511432104
        Frank Ciprianirf20.148200001.33322000
    Gene Stephenslf28.232201210.205908584283
        Leo Posadaph-lf25.147201000.2581051157500
    Gordon MacKenziec24.062401101.15899010
        Dick Howserph25.118100000.27713813834236
    Bob Shawp28.072300002.15637161000
        Dan Pfisterp24.263000000.00011000
        Ed Rakowp25.102000000.1113948020
        Haywood Sullivanph30.268101000.2501041635381
        Dave Wickershamp25.3480000001.0001217010
    Totals: 40413446.3259893967 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Jim Lemon (25), Jose Valdivielso (4)
    HR:  Earl Battey (16), Harmon Killebrew (41)
    RBIs:  Earl Battey 2 (51), Harmon Killebrew 2 (108), Jim Lemon (52), Gordon MacKenzie (1), Norm Siebern (87), Gene Stephens 2 (28)
    SF:  Harmon Killebrew (4)
    GDP:  Bob Allison (17), Jose Valdivielso 2 (5)

    Minnesota Twins Pitching Stats

     
    Minnesota TwinsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Al Schroll29.17158444405.631.75000731
    Bill Pleis  (W 4-2)24.03545000205.261.660003333
    Pitching Totals:91344460 0004064

    Kansas City Athletics Pitching Stats

     
    Kansas City AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bob Shaw28.0725.18441214.201.4900036166
    Dan Pfister24.2630.1100200----00011
    Ed Rakow  (L 2-8)25.1021.11110114.981.430003948
    Dave Wickersham25.34821000004.501.570001217
    Pitching Totals:91155332 00088232

    Other Game Information

     

    Wild Pitches:  Al Schroll; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Al Schroll 0-0-0;  Bill Pleis 0-0-0;  Bob Shaw 0-0-0;  Dan Pfister 0-0-0;  Ed Rakow 0-0-0;  Dave Wickersham 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Al Schroll 27;  Bill Pleis 17;  Bob Shaw 23;  Dan Pfister 4;  Ed Rakow 5;  Dave Wickersham 6; 
    Time of Game:  2:36    Attendance:  4,107
    Umpires:   Home:   Jim Honochick  1B  Bill Kinnamon  2B  Eddie Hurley  3B  Red Flaherty 


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