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Kansas City Athletics 8 Minnesota Twins 7

+ Boxscore: Sun, July 02,1961
1961-07-01 - 1961-07-03
  123 456 789 10  R H E
Minnesota Twins (30-46)000 004 201 X 791
Kansas City Athletics (30-45)200 022 101 X 8152
Date of Game: Sun, July 02,1961
Stadium: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 6,851
Time of Game: 3:15

Feats and Milestones
Ed Rakow:1st career win
Winning Pitcher: Ed Rakow (1-2)
Losing Pitcher: Chuck Stobbs (1-3)

Home Runs: Harmon Killebrew (24), Gene Stephens (3)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
DET5027.649--42433886L1
NYA4728.6272.040230696W3
CIN4729.6182.535831147W2
LAN4531.5924.534732027W3
CLE4533.5775.538032654W3
SFN4234.5537.537132744L2
PIT3832.5438.53203146W2
BAL4236.5388.53393354W1
CHA3938.50611.037734928L1
BOS3839.49412.0345382-37L3
MLN3435.49312.03263242L2
SLN3240.44415.5312319-7L2
WS23344.42917.0318365-47L3
CHN3043.41118.0335378-43W2
KC13045.40019.0333401-68W1
MIN3046.39519.5338417-79L1
PHI2347.32923.5257333-76L7
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    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Zoilo Versallesss21.1974
    11000.28410732413
    Billy Martin2b33.0472
    00000.2509072150
    Jose Valdivielso2b27.0411
    00001.167363150
    Hal Naragonph32.2740
    00000.288362250
    Rich Rollinspr-2b23.077010000.2864000
    Dan Dobbekph-rf26.2081
    00001.1941824111
    Ron Henry1b24.329000000.16017030
    Harmon Killebrew1b-3b25.0034
    33211.36045624641
    Bob Allisonrf-1b-rf26.3565
    11103.23338014541
    Jim Lemonlf33.1015
    13200.2528596301
    Earl Batteyc26.1785
    00100.2903555221
    Lenny Greencf28.1773
    01021.2804023236
    Bill Tuttle3b-2b31.3634
    00011.23010530130
    Pedro Ramosp26.0652
    00000.200332290
    Julio Becquerph29.1951
    00001.2334503100
    Danny McDevittp28.226000000.00099000
    Don Leep27.126000000.00070000
    Bill Pleisp23.331000000.25017000
    Jim Kaatph22.2370
    00000.29635010
    Chuck Stobbsp32.000000000.333395010
    Totals3779649.2637836845-
    Kansas City Athletics Batting
    KC1PosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Dick Howserss25.0493
    22220.2777512820
    Jim Riverarf38.3454
    02000.1561104131
    Hank Bauerph-rf38.3361
    00000.25513653161
    Lou Klimchock1b21.2614
    00001.227721120
    Leo Posadalf25.0781
    00000.264646260
    Norm Siebernlf-1b27.3415
    11101.2835249441
    Jerry Lumpe2b28.0304
    12010.2744791190
    Gene Stephenscf28.1635
    23300.1728193121
    Haywood Sullivanc30.1994
    12010.2921153281
    Wayne Causey3b24.1884
    02000.216159150
    Jerry Walkerp22.1402
    00000.269104060
    Gerry Staleyp40.3150
    10010--451000
    Deron Johnsonph22.350000000.14133140
    Joe Nuxhallph32.3371
    01000.400336160
    Lew Kraussepr18.068000000.2864000
    Ed Rakowp25.033000000.14328010
    Joe Pignatanoph31.3320
    00010.2602273131
    Totals38815662.2586645959-
    Game Stats
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Pedro Ramos26.065-510441014.330.0922269181
    Danny McDevitt28.226-1.21313205.870.171511057
    Don Lee27.126-01001002.250.06207629
    Bill Pleis23.331-0.10000006.430.0017170
    Chuck Stobbs32.000L 1-31.13111006.620.1217414217
    Totals8.31586621--
    Kansas City Athletics Pitching
    KC1AgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jerry Walker22.140-5.16432305.100.12199752
    Gerry Staley40.315-1.21221213.710.0627457123
    Ed Rakow25.033W 1-222111403.950.0719284
    Totals9.0976491--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Danny McDevitt (4), Ed Rakow (4), Gerry Staley (1)
    IBB: Chuck Stobbs , Ed Rakow

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Pedro Ramos 0-0-0, Danny McDevitt 0-0-0, Don Lee 0-0-0, Bill Pleis 0-0-0, Chuck Stobbs 0-0-0, Jerry Walker 0-0-0, Gerry Staley 0-0-0, Ed Rakow 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Pedro Ramos 26, Danny McDevitt 9, Don Lee 2, Bill Pleis 1, Chuck Stobbs 8, Jerry Walker 23, Gerry Staley 10, Ed Rakow 11
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Pedro Ramos 9-7, Danny McDevitt 2-0, Don Lee 0-0, Bill Pleis 0-1, Chuck Stobbs 3-2, Jerry Walker 3-9, Gerry Staley 5-0, Ed Rakow 2-0

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


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