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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
New York Yankees 17-12L13357002 041 020 9121
Kansas City Royals 17-13W13.5369010 221 301 10143
Date of Game:  Sunday, May 14, 1978
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Feats and Milestones

New York Yankees Batting Stats

Mickey Riverscf29.195400001.270287601112
Willie Randolph2b23.312422010.269283301116
Thurman Munsonc30.342412100.2632812000101
Reggie Jacksonrf31.361432111.3042915407207
Lou Pinielladh34.260211221.344181144182
Chris Chambliss1b29.139312210.2942910061171
Graig Nettles3b33.267501101.2502814025120
Roy Whitelf34.139501001.155171714041
Bucky Dentss26.171311000.19829696060
    Jim Spencerph30.289100001.231131179470
    Fred Stanleyss30.275100001.2504466000
    Sparky Lylep33.296000000.00011632000
    Ken Clayp24.038000000.000523000
Totals: 36912757.33326712092 

Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

Willie Wilsonlf22.310511100.2692550059
Tom Poquetterf26.197200011.29619250290
    Joe Zdebph-rf24.321100000.22212117021
    Pete LaCockph-1b26.118100000.18720371010
Hal McRaedh32.308532000.287309676182
Al Cowens3b26.202511000.279295732123
Clint Hurdle1b-rf20.288523300.2412635290
Darrell Porterc26.118423310.330296955150
Amos Otiscf31.018212130.2912812645176
Freddie Patekss33.217401101.2472913091166
Frank White2b27.252301100.25030595182
    Larry Gurap30.170000000.0004129000
    Doug Birdp28.070000000.00011226000
    Al Hraboskyp28.297000000.00013343000
Totals: 3710141052.3783056924 

Game Stats


2B:  Al Cowens (5), Clint Hurdle 2 (4), Hal McRae (9), Thurman Munson (5), Graig Nettles (5), Amos Otis (7), Lou Piniella (4), Darrell Porter (3), Willie Randolph (3)
HR:  Darrell Porter (5)
RBIs:  Chris Chambliss 2 (17), Clint Hurdle 3 (9), Reggie Jackson (20), Thurman Munson (10), Graig Nettles (12), Amos Otis (17), Freddie Patek (16), Lou Piniella 2 (8), Darrell Porter 3 (15), Frank White (8), Willie Wilson (5)
SB:  Reggie Jackson 2 (7), Lou Piniella (2)
SH:  Mickey Rivers (2), Frank White (3)
SF:  Thurman Munson (3)
GDP:  Joe Zdeb (1)

New York Yankees Pitching Stats

Dick Tidrow31.0004.27552214.621.330006257
Sparky Lyle33.2962.15442003.241.2800011632
Ken Clay  (L 0-1)24.03812111005.631.63000526
Pitching Totals:8141010521 00022915

Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

Andy Hassler26.2094.27654109.002.200001129
Larry Gura30.17023110303.861.180007167
Doug Bird28.07012221106.751.8100011263
Al Hrabosky  (W 1-0)28.2971.10000201.380.9200013342
Pitching Totals:91298570 00032901

Other Game Information


Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Dick Tidrow 0-0-0;  Sparky Lyle 0-0-0;  Ken Clay 0-0-0;  Andy Hassler 0-0-0;  Larry Gura 0-0-0;  Doug Bird 0-0-0;  Al Hrabosky 0-0-0; 
Batters Faced:  Dick Tidrow 23;  Sparky Lyle 14;  Ken Clay 6;  Andy Hassler 25;  Larry Gura 10;  Doug Bird 6;  Al Hrabosky 4; 
Time of Game:  2:57    Attendance:  36,034
Umpires:   Home:   Bill Kunkel  1B  Bill Deegan  2B  Terry Cooney  3B  Al Clark 

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