Update:   Expansion Drafts History -  All historical picks for the 6 expansion drafts between 1960 and 1997.


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Cleveland Indians 39-52L2000 000 000 080
Kansas City Royals 44-41W1000 001 00x 120
Date of Game:  Thursday, July 15, 1971
Stadium:  Municipal Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Dick Drago - Complete game/Shutout

  • Cleveland Indians Batting Stats

    Cleveland IndiansPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Ted Uhlaendercf30.267401000.282737560242
    Vada Pinsonlf32.338401000.26682191661713
    Graig Nettles3b26.329401000.2599136914465
    Chris Chambliss1b22.201302010.31149494282
    Roy Fosterrf25.351401000.249702097204
    Eddie Leon2b24.338300001.264793003232
    Jack Heidemannss22.004201000.18962198060
        Gomer Hodgeph27.103101000.2355151080
        Fred Stanleyss23.337000000.1822851041
    Ken Suarezc28.094200000.14523150020
        Frank Bakerph27.186100000.18733851151
        Phil Henniganp25.096000000.0003283000
    Sam McDowellp28.297200001.20821311020
        Chuck Hintonph-c37.073100000.2675013165130
    Totals: 3108012.2587445844 

    Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Freddie Patekss26.279300000.2687835921930
    Paul Schaal3b28.134401000.277857396315
    Cookie Rojas2b32.131200010.3138011186396
    Lou Piniellalf27.322301100.249573460192
    Dennis Paepkerf26.089300001.2293244160
        Joe Keoughrf25.189000000.237622231140
    Bob Oliver1b28.157200011.237713524180
    Jerry Mayc27.214300001.247494431170
    Ed Kirkpatrickcf26.280300001.235726655352
    Dick Dragop26.020210011.1031993020
    Totals: 2512135.0806054382 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Graig Nettles (11)
    RBIs:  Lou Piniella (19)
    SH:  Freddie Patek (3)
    GDP:  Eddie Leon (10), Graig Nettles (8), Vada Pinson (5)

    Cleveland Indians Pitching Stats

    Cleveland IndiansAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Sam McDowell  (L 9-9)28.29772113403.001.4000022323
    Phil Hennigan25.09610000104.001.440003283
    Pitching Totals:8211350 00054406

    Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Dick Drago  (W 10-5)26.02098001203.191.250002096
    Pitching Totals:9800120 0002096

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Sam McDowell 0-0-0;  Phil Hennigan 0-0-0;  Dick Drago 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Sam McDowell 26;  Phil Hennigan 3;  Dick Drago 32; 
    Time of Game:  2:04    Attendance:  9,663
    Umpires:   Home:   Russ Goetz  1B  Dave Phillips  2B  Larry Napp  3B  Jerry Neudecker 

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