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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Texas Rangers 52-88L43161223000 000 000 020
Oakland Athletics 83-57W4--113010 200 01x 461
Date of Game:  Saturday, September 16, 1972
Stadium:  Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Feats and Milestones
  • Vida Blue - Complete game/Shutout, 2-hitter

  • Texas Rangers Batting Stats

    Texas RangersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dave Nelsonlf28.088400000.23113140322639
    Joe Lovittocf21.253401000.22311311311812
    Ted Fordrf25.221400000.22911521513452
    Dick Billingsc29.286400002.2551242905550
    Toby Harrahss23.325201010.27210423913015
    Larry Biittner1b27.051300000.2641231913281
    Tom Ragland3b26.092300000.1852434020
    Vic Harris2b22.173300000.1084747066
    Rich Handp24.068100000.1492775030
        Marty Martinezph31.024100001.16951416060
        Pete Brobergp22.198000000.0803350020
        Jim Masonph22.033100000.2313437080
        Jim Rolandp29.276000000.00023214000
        Horacio Pinap27.188000000.20056215000
    Totals: 3002013.06710052539 

    Oakland Athletics Batting Stats

    Oakland AthleticsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bert Campanerisss30.191300012.243135121082941
    Joe Rudilf26.009400001.30913549019703
    Matty Alourf33.268401000.309127143944411
    Reggie Jacksoncf26.121411102.25812176124707
    Mike Epstein1b29.165422101.28312675925680
        Tim Cullen3b30.212000000.254616890150
    Gene Tenacec25.341300010.210691884260
    Sal Bando3b28.216110030.23114083014692
        Mike Heganpr-1b30.057000000.32488528150
        Don Mincherph34.084101100.2209613876422
        Allan Lewispr30.278000000.50012110000
        Ted Kubiak2b30.127201110.202875590140
    Vida Bluep23.050300013.0492176000
    Totals: 2946479.20712189026 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Mike Epstein (17), Ted Kubiak (7)
    HR:  Mike Epstein (25), Reggie Jackson (24)
    RBIs:  Mike Epstein (68), Reggie Jackson (70), Ted Kubiak (14), Don Mincher (42)
    SB:  Bert Campaneris (41)
    GDP:  Reggie Jackson (5)

    Texas Rangers Pitching Stats

    Rich Hand  (L 10-12)24.06855334513.131.350002878
    Pete Broberg22.19820001304.321.340003553
    Jim Roland29.2760.11110015.231.8400023216
    Horacio Pina27.1880.20002103.041.3200056215
    Pitching Totals:8644792 000142562

    Oakland Athletics Pitching Stats

    Oakland AthleticsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Vida Blue  (W 6-8)23.05092001302.761.070002279
    Pitching Totals:9200130 0002279

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Rich Hand 0-0-0;  Pete Broberg 0-0-0;  Jim Roland 0-0-0;  Horacio Pina 0-0-0;  Vida Blue 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Rich Hand 23;  Pete Broberg 7;  Jim Roland 2;  Horacio Pina 4;  Vida Blue 31; 
    Time of Game:  2:24    Attendance:  5,833
    Umpires:   Home:   Merle Anthony  1B  George Maloney  2B  Larry Napp  3B  Art Frantz 

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