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Kansas City Athletics 6 Baltimore Orioles 5

+ Boxscore: Tue, August 08,1961
1961-08-07 - 1961-08-09
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Athletics (41-70)000 030 003 681
Baltimore Orioles (64-50)000 202 010 551
Date of Game: Tue, August 08,1961
Stadium: Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 14,102
Time of Game: 2:16

Feats and Milestones
Jackie Brandt:2 home runs
Winning Pitcher: Norm Bass (6-7)
Losing Pitcher: Hoyt Wilhelm (8-7)
Save: Bill Fischer (4)

Home Runs: Jackie Brandt 2 (11), Jim Gentile (32), Norm Siebern (14), Haywood Sullivan (5)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
NYA7338.658--592446146W6
DET7140.6402.0585472113W1
LAN6640.6234.551946356W3
CIN6844.6075.552148041L2
BAL6450.56110.549244547L1
SFN5750.53314.053545877W2
CLE5854.51815.554051624W2
MLN5451.51416.049746532L2
SLN5553.50916.549748710W6
CHA5655.50517.052951514L1
PIT5151.50017.548746522W3
BOS5462.46621.5525589-64L1
WS24662.42625.5451510-59L5
MIN4764.42326.0495554-59W1
CHN4562.42126.0493577-84L3
KC14170.36932.0472616-144W1
PHI3176.29040.0400554-154L12
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    Kansas City Athletics Batting
    KC1PosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Dick Howserss25.0864
    00000.27210923628
    Jay Hankinscf-lf25.2754
    00001.18451351
    Wayne Causey3b24.2254
    00000.2991954260
    Norm Siebern1b28.0134
    12101.28856014712
    Jerry Lumpe2b28.0674
    21001.2835151241
    Jim Riverarf39.0173
    11010.2321124282
    Gene Stephensrf28.200000000.1978484232
    Leo Posadalf25.1154
    12000.250856350
    Bobby Del Grecocf28.123000000.2313893160
    Haywood Sullivanc30.2364
    11301.2741375361
    Norm Bassp22.1994
    01201.08629040
    Bill Fischerp30.301000000.000174000
    Totals3568615.2578244216-
    Baltimore Orioles Batting
    BALPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Marv Breeding2b27.1534
    01000.200215184
    Russ Snyderlf27.0474
    00000.2892780104
    Jackie Brandtcf-rf27.1022
    32220.32449511558
    Jim Gentile1b27.0664
    11200.335254321031
    Gus Triandosc31.0093
    00011.26788816580
    Brooks Robinson3b24.0824
    10000.2865702371
    Whitey Herzogrf29.2733
    01100.2814393171
    Jim Busbycf34.212000000.2531308062
    Marv Throneberryph27.3400
    00010.22532410340
    Jerry Adairpr24.234000000.2381177254
    Ron Hansenss23.1253
    00001.2352789381
    Earl Robinsonph24.2781
    00000.245685182
    Hal Brownp36.2402
    00001.114317000
    Dave Philleyph41.0841
    00000.27213051231
    Hoyt Wilhelmp38.013000000.000468020
    Hank Foilesph32.0591
    00000.2734685100
    Totals3255543.26911827792-
    Game Stats
    Kansas City Athletics Pitching
    KC1AgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Norm Bass22.199W 6-785554334.580.08303013
    Bill Fischer30.301SV 410000004.680.002818060
    Totals9.0555433--
    Baltimore Orioles Pitching
    BALAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Hal Brown36.240-76310412.900.0520274152
    Hoyt Wilhelm38.013L 8-722331112.410.033946849
    Totals9.0864152--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Hal Brown (3)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Norm Bass 0-0-0, Bill Fischer 0-0-0, Hal Brown 0-0-0, Hoyt Wilhelm 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Norm Bass 34, Bill Fischer 2, Hal Brown 27, Hoyt Wilhelm 9
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Norm Bass 11-11, Bill Fischer 1-1, Hal Brown 6-11, Hoyt Wilhelm 4-1

    Umpires: HP: Al Smith 1B: Hank Soar 2B: Bill McKinley 3B: Nestor Chylak


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