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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Minnesota Twins 1-2L1000 000 000 021
Kansas City Athletics 1-2W1300 000 30x 690
Date of Game:  Friday, April 12, 1963
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Fred Lasher - 1st career game
  • Ed Rakow - Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter
  • Fred Lasher - 1st career game

  • Minnesota Twins Batting Stats

    Minnesota TwinsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Lenny Greencf30.096401000.2503646110
    Vic Power1b35.163401000.25031242110
    Harmon Killebrewlf26.287300011.1823698120
    Bob Allisonrf28.275400001.1823617000
    Bernie Allen2b23.362400001.1003162000
    Earl Batteyc28.097300011.3333571030
    George Banks3b24.200200010.111366120
    Zoilo Versallesss23.116200010.0003335000
    Jack Kralickp27.316200001.0001111000
        Bill Daileyp27.335000000.000140000
        Jimmie Hallph25.026100001.00022000
        Fred Lasherp21.236000000.00011000
    Totals: 2902046.069294491 

    Kansas City Athletics Batting Stats

    Kansas City AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dick Howserss26.333400000.1673240000
    Gino Cimolicf-rf33.115322011.2733766010
    Ed Charles3b29.348321110.1672145010
    Norm Siebern1b29.260311310.1113766130
    Chuck Essegianlf31.247401201.1823303130
        Jose Tartabullpr-cf24.136000000.1253106010
    Jerry Lumpe2b29.314402001.3333715000
    George Alusikrf28.060300000.2003109000
        Bobby Del Grecolf30.005100000.0002567010
    Haywood Sullivanc32.118401000.4002270000
    Ed Rakowp26.317311010.333195000
    Totals: 3269643.281284082 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Ed Charles (1), Lenny Green (1)
    HR:  Norm Siebern (1)
    RBIs:  Ed Charles (1), Chuck Essegian 2 (3), Norm Siebern 3 (3)

    Minnesota Twins Pitching Stats

    Minnesota TwinsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Jack Kralick  (L 0-1)27.3166.15443316.001.330001114
    Bill Dailey27.3350.232210018.004.00000140
    Fred Lasher21.23611000000.001.0000011
    Pitching Totals:8966431 0003155

    Kansas City Athletics Pitching Stats

    Kansas City AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Ed Rakow  (W 1-0)26.31792004600.000.67000196
    Pitching Totals:9200460 000196

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Jack Kralick 0-0-0;  Bill Dailey 0-0-0;  Fred Lasher 0-0-0;  Ed Rakow 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Jack Kralick 27;  Bill Dailey 6;  Fred Lasher 3;  Ed Rakow 33; 
    Time of Game:  2:19    Attendance:  6,462
    Umpires:   Home:   John Rice  1B  Bill Valentine  2B  Bill McKinley  3B  Nestor Chylak 

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