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Baltimore Orioles 7 Kansas City Athletics 5

+ Boxscore: Wed, August 23,1961
1961-08-22 - 1961-08-24
  123 456 789 101112  R H E
Baltimore Orioles (74-54)210 000 011 002 7151
Kansas City Athletics (45-80)010 040 000 000 5132
Date of Game: Wed, August 23,1961
Stadium: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 5,429
Time of Game: 3:21

Feats and Milestones
Jim Gentile:2 home runs, 4 hits
Winning Pitcher: Billy Hoeft (4-3)
Losing Pitcher: Bill Kunkel (2-3)

Home Runs: Jim Gentile 2 (38)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
NYA8343.659--658501157W1
DET8145.6432.0658521137L1
CIN7550.6007.557753542L4
LAN6949.58510.056252240L9
BAL7454.57810.056047981W1
SFN6852.56712.0608498110W6
MLN6455.53815.556351845L3
SLN6259.51218.55415338W3
CLE6461.51218.55775707W1
CHA6461.51218.557655719L1
PIT5859.49620.554151724W2
BOS5971.45426.0580652-72W2
MIN5470.43528.0565626-61W1
CHN5169.42529.0552632-80L1
WS25072.41031.0504584-80L5
KC14580.36037.5517687-170L1
PHI3387.27547.0441630-189W2
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    Baltimore Orioles Batting
    BALPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Brooks Robinson3b24.0976
    12001.2895844451
    Russ Snydercf-lf27.0626
    02003.2902860104
    Whitey Herzoglf29.2885
    11100.2994514271
    Jim Busbypr-cf34.2271
    00000.2531314062
    Jim Gentile1b27.0816
    34301.326268381121
    Earl Robinsonrf24.2936
    12002.265805223
    Ron Hansenss23.1406
    13101.2352929421
    Hank Foilesc32.0745
    00011.2534765140
    Jerry Adair2b24.2491
    00000.2521287295
    Marv Throneberryph27.3551
    00000.22532811360
    Marv Breeding2b27.1681
    00110.2092241134
    Hal Brownp36.2551
    00100.125319010
    Hoyt Wilhelmp38.028000000.000470020
    Dave Philleyph41.0991
    01000.26813141231
    Wes Stockp27.135000000.00055000
    Dick Williamsph32.1081
    00001.2097797210
    Billy Hoeftp29.0982
    00001.179317020
    Totals497157211.26012617685-
    Kansas City Athletics Batting
    KC1PosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Dick Howserss25.1015
    12011.27412333933
    Wayne Causey3b24.2405
    12200.2722094290
    Joe Pignatanoph32.0191
    00001.2572574202
    Leo Posadalf25.1306
    01002.256996400
    Norm Siebern1b28.0285
    01010.28457014742
    Jerry Lumpe2b28.0825
    02100.2845291311
    Deron Johnsonrf23.0374
    11000.191655190
    Jay Hankinsrf25.2901
    00000.17659351
    Haywood Sullivanc30.2514
    00012.2641515361
    Bobby Del Grecocf28.1384
    12010.2334003160
    Bob Shawp28.0553
    12000.145155000
    Bill Fischerp30.3161
    00000.000182000
    Joe Nuxhallp33.024000000.292357180
    Bill Kunkelp25.0481
    00000.12545000
    Totals45513346.25710413201-
    Game Stats
    Baltimore Orioles Pitching
    BALAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Hal Brown36.255-45222002.980.0522276154
    Hoyt Wilhelm38.028-25321202.520.064147049
    Wes Stock27.135-10000002.730.0031551
    Billy Hoeft29.098W 4-353001401.920.0430306190
    Totals12.01354460--
    Kansas City Athletics Pitching
    KC1AgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bob Shaw28.055-79421423.980.063116189
    Bill Fischer30.316-1.12111204.000.053618860
    Joe Nuxhall33.024-01000005.720.0128355191
    Bill Kunkel25.048L 2-33.23220504.320.0446461
    Totals12.015752112--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Hoyt Wilhelm (3)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Hal Brown 0-0-0, Hoyt Wilhelm 0-0-0, Wes Stock 0-0-0, Billy Hoeft 0-0-0, Bob Shaw 0-0-0, Bill Fischer 0-0-0, Joe Nuxhall 0-0-0, Bill Kunkel 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Hal Brown 17, Hoyt Wilhelm 12, Wes Stock 3, Billy Hoeft 18, Bob Shaw 32, Bill Fischer 7, Joe Nuxhall 1, Bill Kunkel 14
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Hal Brown 8-4, Hoyt Wilhelm 4-3, Wes Stock 2-1, Billy Hoeft 5-5, Bob Shaw 11-7, Bill Fischer 1-1, Joe Nuxhall 0-0, Bill Kunkel 5-3

    Umpires: HP: Harry Schwarts 1B: Larry Napp 2B: Johnny Stevens 3B: John Rice


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