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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789 10   R H E
Detroit Tigers 97-59W5000 010 310 2 7142
National League 0-0--001 300 010 0 593
Date of Game:  Sunday, September 24, 1961
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Howie Koplitz - 1st career win

  • Detroit Tigers Batting Stats

     
    Detroit TigersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dick McAuliffess21.300301000.26274826332
        Bubba Mortonph29.286101200.25670701153
        Gerry Staleyp41.034000000.00050474000
        Hank Aguirrep30.236000000.00042153010
        Terry Foxp26.055000000.1823742000
        Ron Nischwitzp24.085000000.00055000
        George Alusikph26.225100000.1821315010
        Howie Koplitzp23.143000000.00033000
    Bill Brutoncf35.319502000.2571541052176022
    Charlie Maxwellrf34.169501002.238769575170
    Rocky Colavitolf28.045512000.289156834431351
    Norm Cash1b26.318311020.3561533453812711
    Steve Boros3b25.021421011.2671091395624
    Jake Wood2b24.094512102.253155155116230
    Dick Brownc26.250511001.2689025316440
    Paul Foytackp30.312101000.22028231110
        Bobo Osborneph25.348100000.205671661110
        Phil Reganp24.171000000.0753350010
        Vic Wertzph36.227000000.260103125911600
        Al Kalineph26.279101100.3231491200197914
        Frank Larypr31.167010000.22938259150
        Chico Fernandezss29.206100001.2411296343407
    Totals: 41714437.34117348378 

    National League Batting Stats

     
    National LeaguePosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Eddie Yost3b34.346403110.2007516342140
    Albie Pearsonrf-lf27.012400011.2831384377399
    Lee Thomas1b25.232411011.29212612624680
    Leon Wagnerlf27.134310000.26612732024634
        Ken Huntph-rf27.073211101.24814417523777
    George Thomascf23.299501000.283929413593
    Earl Averillc30.015511101.26611430320561
    Joe Koppess30.340301101.251952905413
    Rocky Bridges2b34.048311001.248789102151
    Dean Chancep20.115200000.00033000
        Jack Springp28.197000000.0001622000
        Ted Kluszewskiph37.014000000.237105133814380
        Steve Bilkoph32.315000010.27611346119581
        Dan Ardellpr20.120000000.50066000
        Ryne Durenp32.214000000.04240180030
        Art Fowlerp39.083100001.07751235000
    Totals: 3659447.25013236534 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Steve Boros (17), Rocky Bridges (4), Bill Bruton (12), Al Kaline (40), Jake Wood (17), Eddie Yost (4)
    HR:  Ken Hunt (23)
    RBIs:  Earl Averill (56), Ken Hunt (77), Al Kaline (79), Joe Koppe (41), Bubba Morton 2 (15), Jake Wood (62), Eddie Yost (14)
    CS: Bubba Morton (1)
    SH:  Rocky Bridges (3)
    SF:  Joe Koppe (2)

    Detroit Tigers Pitching Stats

     
    Detroit TigersAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Paul Foytack30.31244411204.041.2300030245
    Phil Regan24.17121000205.251.460003249
    Gerry Staley41.0340.11000004.191.4100050480
    Hank Aguirre30.23600001003.421.4800042156
    Terry Fox26.0550.10002001.531.000003742
    Ron Nischwitz24.0851.11110114.001.1100055
    Howie Koplitz  (W 1-0)23.14322000202.572.0000033
    Pitching Totals:10952471 000199980

    National League Pitching Stats

     
    National LeagueAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Dean Chance20.115610331405.291.8800044
    Jack Spring28.19712110004.251.310001622
    Ryne Duren32.21402110004.901.5800043184
    Art Fowler  (L 5-8)39.08330202303.711.0900051247
    Pitching Totals:101475370 000114457

    Other Game Information

     

    Wild Pitches:  Howie Koplitz; Ryne Duren; Art Fowler; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Paul Foytack 0-0-0;  Phil Regan 0-0-0;  Gerry Staley 0-0-0;  Hank Aguirre 0-0-0;  Terry Fox 0-0-0;  Ron Nischwitz 0-0-0;  Howie Koplitz 0-0-0;  Dean Chance 0-0-0;  Jack Spring 0-0-0;  Ryne Duren 0-0-0;  Art Fowler 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Paul Foytack 17;  Phil Regan 7;  Gerry Staley 2;  Hank Aguirre 1;  Terry Fox 2;  Ron Nischwitz 5;  Howie Koplitz 8;  Dean Chance 26;  Jack Spring 4;  Ryne Duren 2;  Art Fowler 12; 
    Time of Game:  3:12    Attendance:  5,518
    Umpires:   Home:   Ed Runge  1B  Sam Carrigan  2B  Cal Drummond  3B  Joe Paparella 


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