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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Kansas City Athletics 1-1L1000 000 030 352
New York Yankees 1-1W1040 000 10x 560
Date of Game:  Saturday, April 15, 1961
Stadium:  Yankee Stadium I
Feats and Milestones
  • Jay Hankins - 1st career game
  • Bill Kunkel - 1st career game
  • Bill Stafford - 1st career save
  • Bill Kunkel - 1st career game

  • Kansas City Athletics Batting Stats

     
    Kansas City AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Jerry Lumpe2b27.317311010.2002414000
    Dick Howserss24.336210010.14322000
    Norm Siebernlf27.263411101.2222454010
    Marv Throneberry1b27.225401100.2502247010
    Leo Posadarf25.000300002.143212000
        Bob Boydph35.1961011001.0001630010
        Ed Rakowp24.320000000.000110000
    Bill Tuttlecf31.285300010.2502999000
    Andy Carey3b29.180201010.2002783000
    Haywood Sullivanc30.121300002.143261010
        Clint Courtneyph34.030100000.0001888000
        Ken Johnsonp27.303100001.000146000
        Al Pilarcikph30.286100001.0001585000
        Bill Kunkelp24.283000000.00011000
        Lou Klimchockph21.183100001.000130000
        Jay Hankinsrf25.160100000.00011000
    Totals: 3035348.167245163 

    New York Yankees Batting Stats

     
    New York YankeesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Tony Kubekss24.185400011.0002546000
    Bobby Richardson2b25.240401200.1252471020
    Hector Lopezlf31.280211021.1672812000
    Mickey Mantlecf29.178300010.00021373000
    Bill Skowron1b30.118412001.4292795000
    Roger Marisrf26.217311010.1672521000
    Elston Howardc32.051311000.3331640000
    Clete Boyer3b24.065310111.0002294010
    Bob Turleyp30.208100100.0001230010
        Bill Staffordp21.246100000.000113000
    Totals: 2856464.214175695 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Bob Boyd (1), Hector Lopez (1), Norm Siebern (1)
    RBIs:  Bob Boyd (1), Clete Boyer (1), Bobby Richardson 2 (2), Norm Siebern (1), Marv Throneberry (1), Bob Turley (1)
    SH:  Bob Turley (1)
    SF:  Bob Turley (1)
    GDP:  Jay Hankins (1), Norm Siebern (1)

    Kansas City Athletics Pitching Stats

     
    Kansas City AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bud Daley  (L 0-1)28.1901.12434009.003.000002154
    Ken Johnson27.3032.21000100.000.33000147
    Bill Kunkel24.28333112203.001.6700011
    Ed Rakow24.32010000100.000.00000110
    Pitching Totals:8654640 0005212

    New York Yankees Pitching Stats

     
    New York YankeesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bob Turley  (W 1-0)30.2087.24334803.381.000001241
    Bill Stafford  (Sv 1)21.2461.11000000.001.00000112
    Pitching Totals:9533480 0002253

    Other Game Information

     

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Bud Daley 0-0-0;  Ken Johnson 0-0-0;  Bill Kunkel 0-0-0;  Ed Rakow 0-0-0;  Bob Turley 0-0-0;  Bill Stafford 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Bud Daley 11;  Ken Johnson 9;  Bill Kunkel 14;  Ed Rakow 3;  Bob Turley 32;  Bill Stafford 4; 
    Time of Game:  2:54    Attendance:  11,802
    Umpires:   Home:   Hank Soar  1B  Nestor Chylak  2B  Al Smith  3B  Bill McKinley 


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