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Cleveland Indians 10 Kansas City Athletics 8

+ Boxscore: Sun, April 23,1961
1961-04-22 - 1961-04-24
  123 456 789  R H E
Cleveland Indians (5-4)100 020 412 10130
Kansas City Athletics (2-4)100 501 100 8142
Date of Game: Sun, April 23,1961
Stadium: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 12,120
Time of Game: 3:52

Feats and Milestones
Norm Bass:1st career game
Tito Francona:4 hits
Steve Hamilton:1st career game, 1st career hit
Dick Howser:1st career stolen base, 1st career RBI
Jack Kubiszyn:1st career game
Johnny Temple:4 runs scored
Norm Bass:1st career game
Steve Hamilton:1st career game
Russ Heman:1st career save
Winning Pitcher: Wynn Hawkins (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Ken Johnson (0-2)
Save: Russ Heman (1)

Home Runs: None
CLE KC1
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Historical Matchup
AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
DET71.875--492128W7
MIN72.7780.537307W2
LAN85.6152.563585W3
NYA54.5562.532320L3
CLE54.5562.54043-3W1
SLN65.5452.5524111W1
SFN65.5452.53340-7L1
MLN33.5003.02325-2W2
BOS44.5003.02429-5L1
PIT55.5003.04042-2L2
CIN56.4553.540319L4
CHN56.4553.53141-10L2
BAL45.4443.53739-2W1
CHA45.4443.53338-5W1
PHI47.3644.53539-4W2
KC124.3334.02427-3L1
WS236.3334.52629-3L2
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    Cleveland Indians Batting
    CLEPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Johnny Temple2b33.2593
    43030.4711066030
    Tito Franconalf27.1705
    14400.3596001100
    Jim Piersallcf31.1605
    12210.3331161040
    Walt Bondrf23.1864
    01010.12545010
    Bubba Phillips3b33.0595
    01200.333606150
    Vic Power1b33.1744
    10010.270958040
    Woodie Heldss29.0294
    00000.114457040
    Johnny Romanoc26.2432
    11010.281175020
    Mudcat Grantpr25.254000000.250142000
    Valmy Thomasc32.1840
    10010--217000
    Bobby Lockep27.0511
    00000.00060000
    Barry Latmanp24.337000000--85000
    Steve Hamiltonp25.1451
    110001.0001000
    Don Dillardph24.1051
    00000.00018000
    Bob Allenp23.182000000.0004000
    Frank Funkp25.237000000.00013000
    Willie Kirklandph27.0651
    00000.214392031
    Jack Kubiszynpr24.125000000--1000
    Wynn Hawkinsp25.063000000--18000
    Bob Haleph27.1671
    00000.000327010
    Russ Hemanp28.072000000--2000
    Totals371013880.2891056348-
    Kansas City Athletics Batting
    KC1PosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Dick Howserss24.3444
    32120.1586011
    Al Pilarcikrf30.2944
    11101.200587010
    Leo Posadaph25.008000000.08315000
    Bob Boydph35.2041
    00100.250633020
    Ed Rakowp24.328000000--12000
    Ken Johnsonp27.311000000.00048000
    Joe Nuxhallp32.267000000--318000
    Norm Bassp22.092000000--1000
    Jerry Lumpe2b27.3255
    03300.381418030
    Norm Siebernlf27.2714
    01111.143457020
    Marv Throneberry1b27.2335
    02001.250251140
    Bill Tuttlecf31.2933
    10010.2271003010
    Andy Carey3b29.1884
    11001.235787010
    Haywood Sullivanc30.1293
    12000.25065010
    Lou Klimchockph21.1911
    01000.50032000
    Jerry Walkerp22.0703
    11100.25085010
    Ed Keeganp21.290000000--5000
    Bill Kunkelp24.291000000--2000
    Hank Bauerph-rf38.2661
    00010.2861328020
    Totals38814854.229756053-
    Game Stats
    Cleveland Indians Pitching
    CLEAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bobby Locke27.051-3.285511011.252.2515719
    Barry Latman24.337-02110006.000.6739146
    Steve Hamilton25.145-2.12112304.502.00110
    Bob Allen23.182-0.11112001.500.50440
    Frank Funk25.237-0.20000007.200.004130
    Wynn Hawkins25.063W 1-010000000.000.003189
    Russ Heman28.072SV 111000009.000.33220
    Totals9.01488540--
    Kansas City Athletics Pitching
    KC1AgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jerry Walker22.070-6.16553005.540.6928045
    Ed Keegan21.290-02221009.001.50363
    Bill Kunkel24.291-0.21000002.250.25220
    Ed Rakow24.328-0.23110006.001.003122
    Ken Johnson27.311L 0-20.20223009.000.753498
    Joe Nuxhall32.267-0.1100100----2329178
    Norm Bass22.092-0.1000000----110
    Totals9.0131010800--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Steve Hamilton (1), Joe Nuxhall (1)
    BK: Steve Hamilton (1)
    HB: Ed Rakow (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Bobby Locke 0-0-0, Barry Latman 0-0-0, Steve Hamilton 0-0-0, Bob Allen 0-0-0, Frank Funk 0-0-0, Wynn Hawkins 0-0-0, Russ Heman 0-0-0, Jerry Walker 0-0-0, Ed Keegan 0-0-0, Bill Kunkel 0-0-0, Ed Rakow 0-0-0, Ken Johnson 0-0-0, Joe Nuxhall 0-0-0, Norm Bass 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Bobby Locke 19, Barry Latman 2, Steve Hamilton 12, Bob Allen 4, Frank Funk 2, Wynn Hawkins 3, Russ Heman 4, Jerry Walker 28, Ed Keegan 3, Bill Kunkel 3, Ed Rakow 5, Ken Johnson 5, Joe Nuxhall 3, Norm Bass 1
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Bobby Locke 2-7, Barry Latman 0-0, Steve Hamilton 4-1, Bob Allen 1-0, Frank Funk 1-1, Wynn Hawkins 1-2, Russ Heman 1-2, Jerry Walker 5-14, Ed Keegan 0-0, Bill Kunkel 2-0, Ed Rakow 1-0, Ken Johnson 1-1, Joe Nuxhall 1-0, Norm Bass 0-1

    Umpires: HP: Charlie Berry 1B: Frank Umont 2B: Bob Stewart 3B: Joe Linsalata


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