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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Cleveland Indians 75-80W1004 000 014 9142
Kansas City Athletics 58-97L1003 000 200 591
Date of Game:  Saturday, September 23, 1961
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Bill Kirk - 1st career game
  • Bill Dailey - 1st career win

  • Cleveland Indians Batting Stats

     
    Cleveland IndiansPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Mike De la Hoz3b22.356401012.262551043190
    Vic Power2b-1b33.327522000.26514210915614
    Chuck Essegianlf30.045411201.2886419312360
        Tito Franconaph-lf27.323111000.29814974016802
    Bob Niemanrf34.240301010.3924410432121
        Ty Clinepr-rf22.100020000.167714011
    Jim Piersallcf31.313522100.32411912716398
    Johnny Romanoc27.031412311.29813730321770
    Woodie Heldss29.182401101.26214158921700
    Hal Jones1b25.167300001.1561010130
        Willie Kirklandph27.218101100.25914152525897
        Ken Aspromonte2b30.001101100.226843972180
    Mudcat Grantp26.041301001.18145184160
        Dick Stigmanp25.243000000.1332060010
        Walt Bondph23.339100000.1063575120
        Bill Daileyp26.133100001.0001111000
    Totals: 40914938.35012046610 

    Kansas City Athletics Batting Stats

     
    Kansas City AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dick Howserss25.132412000.27515115134436
    Wayne Causey3b24.271421111.2731032398490
    Jerry Lumpe2b28.113402110.2931415532441
    Norm Siebern1b28.059301121.30214659817932
    Deron Johnsonlf23.068301100.21689958400
    Leo Posadarf25.161400001.2571111217520
    Bobby Del Grecocf28.169400000.2371084297300
    Haywood Sullivanc30.282400001.2431111705391
        Frank Ciprianiph20.162010010.21799020
        Ed Rakowp25.116100000.1074251020
        Billy Bryanph22.293101000.17677120
        Jay Hankinspr25.321010000.1717474361
        Bill Kunkelp25.079000000.1255555000
        Jim Riveraph39.063101000.2386111492106
        Dave Wickershamp25.362000000.6671520030
        John Wyattp26.157000000.00055000
    Totals: 3359454.27312283726 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Ken Aspromonte (16), Vic Power (33)
    HR:  Chuck Essegian (12), Johnny Romano (21)
    RBIs:  Ken Aspromonte (18), Wayne Causey (49), Chuck Essegian 2 (36), Woodie Held (70), Deron Johnson (40), Willie Kirkland (89), Jerry Lumpe (44), Jim Piersall (39), Johnny Romano 3 (77), Norm Siebern (93)
    SB:  Jim Piersall (8)
    SH:  Dick Howser (7)
    SF:  Woodie Held (5), Deron Johnson (4)
    GDP:  Deron Johnson (11), Vic Power (17)

    Cleveland Indians Pitching Stats

     
    Cleveland IndiansAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Mudcat Grant26.0416.16525203.731.2500033147
    Dick Stigman25.2430.21000104.951.420002162
    Bill Dailey  (W 1-0)26.13322000100.531.000001111
    Pitching Totals:9952540 00065220

    Kansas City Athletics Pitching Stats

     
    Kansas City AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bill Kirk26.066364413212.002.3300011
    Ed Rakow25.11642000304.731.400004251
    Bill Kunkel25.07912111004.961.490005757
    Dave Wickersham  (L 2-1)25.3620.13441105.501.560001520
    John Wyatt26.1570.21000102.571.7100055
    Pitching Totals:91499382 000120134

    Other Game Information

     

    Wild Pitches:  Mudcat Grant; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Mudcat Grant 0-0-0;  Dick Stigman 0-0-0;  Bill Dailey 0-0-0;  Bill Kirk 0-0-0;  Ed Rakow 0-0-0;  Bill Kunkel 0-0-0;  Dave Wickersham 0-0-0;  John Wyatt 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Mudcat Grant 30;  Dick Stigman 3;  Bill Dailey 7;  Bill Kirk 17;  Ed Rakow 13;  Bill Kunkel 6;  Dave Wickersham 6;  John Wyatt 3; 
    Time of Game:  2:37    Attendance:  1,612
    Umpires:   Home:   Frank Umont  1B  Bob Stewart  2B  Joe Linsalata  3B  Charlie Berry 


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