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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Kansas City Royals 3-1L1000 200 000 280
Oakland Athletics 2-1W1010 100 10x 361
Date of Game:  Tuesday, April 18, 1972
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Feats and Milestones

Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

Paul Schaal3b29.046400000.0774819000
Cookie Rojas2b33.043402000.25041157000
Amos Otiscf24.358401001.3333376010
John Mayberry1b23.059401001.2504106010
Lou Piniellalf28.234400000.3334419011
Bob Oliverrf29.069410001.2504413130
Jerry Mayc28.126412000.2503467000
Bobby Floydss28.181301200.133496020
    Gail Hopkinsph29.058100000.0001373000
Mike Hedlundp25.250301001.333184000
    Roger Nelsonp27.315000000.000270000
Totals: 3528204.229344380 

Oakland Athletics Batting Stats

Oakland AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
Bert Campanerisss30.040200020.10031078001
Joe Rudilf25.223401002.1543358000
Reggie Jacksonrf25.335300010.0003643000
Sal Bando3b28.065411000.2733693001
Mike Epstein1b29.014311110.1433636110
    Mike Hegan1b29.271000000.0003443000
Bobby Brookscf26.168300001.100339000
Dave Duncanc26.204311101.4292390230
Dick Green2b30.362202010.66731032010
Denny McLainp28.020100000.0001259000
    Darold Knowlesp30.130000000.0002347000
    Rollie Fingersp25.236000000.0002151000
Totals: 2536254.240316069 

Game Stats


2B:  Dick Green (1), Jerry May 2 (3)
HR:  Dave Duncan (2), Mike Epstein (1)
RBIs:  Dave Duncan (3), Mike Epstein (1), Bobby Floyd 2 (2)
SH:  Denny McLain 2 (2)
GDP:  Bobby Brooks (2), Lou Piniella (2), Joe Rudi (2)

Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

Mike Hedlund  (L 0-1)25.25076334323.861.43000185
Roger Nelson27.31510001100.002.00000272
Pitching Totals:8633542 0003157

Oakland Athletics Pitching Stats

Denny McLain  (W 1-0)28.02078200200.001.140001261
Darold Knowles30.1300.10000100.001.000002348
Rollie Fingers  (Sv 1)25.2361.20000102.250.250002156
Pitching Totals:9820040 0005765

Other Game Information


Balks:  Mike Hedlund; 
Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Mike Hedlund 0-0-0;  Roger Nelson 0-0-0;  Denny McLain 0-0-0;  Darold Knowles 0-0-0;  Rollie Fingers 0-0-0; 
Batters Faced:  Mike Hedlund 28;  Roger Nelson 4;  Denny McLain 30;  Darold Knowles 1;  Rollie Fingers 4; 
Time of Game:  2:18    Attendance:  4,494
Umpires:   Home:   Russ Goetz  1B  Hank Morgenweck  2B  John Rice  3B  Marty Springstead 

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