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Kansas City Athletics 7 Detroit Tigers 6

+ Boxscore: Wed, September 23,1959
1959-09-22 - 1959-09-24
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Athletics (63-86)010 010 500 790
Detroit Tigers (75-76)202 100 100 6110
Date of Game: Wed, September 23,1959
Stadium: Tiger Stadium
Attendance: 2,289
Time of Game: 2:15

Feats and Milestones
Johnny Groth:1000th career game
Winning Pitcher: Tom Sturdivant (2-8)
Losing Pitcher: Bob Smith (0-3)
Save: Bob Grim (5)

Home Runs: Bob Cerv (20), Al Kaline (26), Lou Klimchock (3), Roger Maris (16)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CHA9360.608--64658363W1
CLE8763.5804.572062397L1
MLN7963.5568.566757691L1
LAN8467.5568.068264636W1
SFN8269.54310.069259795L5
NYA7874.51314.567963544W4
PIT7572.51015.0625641-16W1
DET7576.49717.0708709-1L1
CHN7175.48618.5634651-17W3
BAL7379.48019.5539613-74L3
BOS7278.48019.570268121W2
CIN7280.47420.574872523L5
SLN6982.45723.0625712-87L1
KC16386.42328.0653732-79W1
PHI6488.42128.5589714-125W2
WS16388.41729.0609680-71L2
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    Kansas City Athletics Batting
    KC1PosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Russ Snydercf25.0934
    12010.313693196
    Roger Marisrf25.0133
    11320.26437916692
    Joe Morgan3b28.3083
    00000.24327040
    Ray Jablonskiph32.2801
    01000.2486965191
    Bob Grimp29.1991
    00001.097206150
    Bob Cervlf33.1413
    11111.29458520843
    Kent Hadley1b24.2803
    11010.25911210381
    Jerry Lumpess26.1134
    11000.2402623292
    Hal Smithph-c28.2904
    00100.2775454280
    Lou Klimchock2b19.3444
    11101.19115390
    John Tsitourisp23.1421
    00001.15025000
    Al Grunwaldp29.222000000.0008000
    Tom Sturdivantp29.1481
    00000.043150000
    Dick Williamsph-3b30.1392
    11100.26656415714
    Totals3479754.2639923643-
    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Eddie Yost3b32.3455
    11002.275141521609
    Gail Harris1b27.3445
    23000.2283989390
    Harvey Kuennrf28.2934
    11010.35610439687
    Al Kalinecf24.2784
    12311.327901269210
    Lou Berberetc29.3075
    01200.21735813440
    Frank Bolling2b27.3122
    11030.26664312532
    Neil Chrisleylf27.2822
    01000.1271936110
    Gus Zernialph36.0881
    00001.23110597260
    Johnny Grothlf33.0622
    00001.23810001100
    Ted Lepcioss29.0573
    01111.2795946221
    Paul Foytackp28.3113
    00001.111176020
    Bob Smithp28.234000000.00090000
    Pete Burnsidep29.083000000.00040000
    Bobo Osborneph23.3471
    00001.192983211
    Ray Narleskip30.302000000.095260000
    Totals37611668.26612168268-
    Game Stats
    2B: Ray Jablonski (3), Jerry Lumpe (9), Russ Snyder (13), Neil Chrisley (3), Harvey Kuenn (41), Ted Lepcio (9)
    HR: Bob Cerv (20), Lou Klimchock (3), Roger Maris (16), Al Kaline (26)
    RBI: Bob Cerv (84), Lou Klimchock (9), Roger Maris (69), Hal Smith (28), Dick Williams (71), Lou Berberet (44), Al Kaline (92), Ted Lepcio (22)
    IBB: Bob Cerv (5), Ted Lepcio (2)
    GDP: Jerry Lumpe (13), Joe Morgan (2), Lou Berberet (10)
    Kansas City Athletics Pitching
    KC1AgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    John Tsitouris23.142-37442315.010.11222511
    Al Grunwald29.222-0.23112008.180.45561
    Tom Sturdivant29.148W 2-82.10001204.780.014215062
    Bob Grim29.199SV 531111304.130.023921059
    Totals9.01166681--
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Paul Foytack28.311-6.27552324.690.0438186131
    Bob Smith28.234L 0-302222014.850.1029908
    Pete Burnside29.083-0.10000003.750.00294510
    Ray Narleski30.302-20001105.520.014126451
    Totals9.0977543--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: Al Grunwald , John Tsitouris , Bob Smith

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: John Tsitouris 0-0-0, Al Grunwald 0-0-0, Tom Sturdivant 0-0-0, Bob Grim 0-0-0, Paul Foytack 0-0-0, Bob Smith 0-0-0, Pete Burnside 0-0-0, Ray Narleski 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: John Tsitouris 18, Al Grunwald 6, Tom Sturdivant 8, Bob Grim 11, Paul Foytack 27, Bob Smith 4, Pete Burnside 1, Ray Narleski 7
    Groundballs-Flyballs: John Tsitouris 0-6, Al Grunwald 1-0, Tom Sturdivant 1-4, Bob Grim 0-6, Paul Foytack 9-6, Bob Smith 0-0, Pete Burnside 1-0, Ray Narleski 1-4

    Umpires: HP: Johnny Stevens 1B: Larry Napp 2B: John Rice 3B: Eddie Rommel


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