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New York Yankees 5 Kansas City Athletics 1

+ Boxscore: Sat, August 26,1961
1961-08-25 - 1961-08-27
  123 456 789  R H E
New York Yankees (85-44)002 102 000 5100
Kansas City Athletics (46-82)000 000 001 132
Date of Game: Sat, August 26,1961
Stadium: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 32,149
Time of Game: 2:18

Winning Pitcher: Bill Stafford (11-7)
Losing Pitcher: Jerry Walker (5-11)

Home Runs: Tony Kubek (6), Roger Maris (51)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
NYA8544.659--670508162W2
DET8345.6481.5670521149W2
CIN7652.5948.559355736L2
LAN7150.58710.058054040W2
BAL7655.58010.057549085W2
SFN6855.55314.0621521100L3
MLN6656.54115.558253250W1
SLN6559.52417.556654224W6
CHA6662.51618.558956722W2
CLE6464.50020.5584589-5L3
PIT5961.49221.554653016L1
BOS6172.45926.0599667-68L1
MIN5572.43329.0574638-64L2
CHN5271.42330.0563643-80W1
WS25074.40332.5508595-87L7
KC14682.35938.5523698-175L2
PHI3588.28547.0461647-186L1
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    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bobby Richardson2b26.0074
    11110.2675983427
    Tony Kubekss24.3184
    11110.2816666361
    Roger Marisrf26.3504
    11111.277646511190
    Mickey Mantlecf29.3113
    12021.32314984611211
    Yogi Berralf36.1065
    01100.271155017512
    Bill Skowron1b30.2515
    02100.28091122710
    Johnny Blanchardc28.1815
    01001.28617315381
    Clete Boyer3b24.1984
    11010.2284088411
    Bill Staffordp22.0134
    00000.14040010
    Totals38510563.2749346490-
    Kansas City Athletics Batting
    KC1PosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Dick Howserss25.1044
    11001.27612634133
    Jim Riverarf39.0354
    00000.2231135284
    Wayne Causey2b24.2434
    01100.2672124300
    Norm Siebern1b28.0314
    00002.28257314742
    Deron Johnson3b23.0403
    01001.198686220
    Leo Posadalf25.1332
    00010.2541026400
    Bobby Del Grecocf28.1413
    00002.2324033160
    Joe Pignatanoc32.0223
    00001.2532584202
    Jerry Walkerp22.1951
    00000.217119060
    Joe Nuxhallp33.0272
    00001.280358180
    Totals3013118.2577643354-
    Game Stats
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bill Stafford22.013W 11-793111802.790.03294026
    Totals9.0311180--
    Kansas City Athletics Pitching
    KC1AgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jerry Walker22.195L 5-1159555225.270.113010861
    Joe Nuxhall33.027-41001105.510.0229356191
    Totals9.01055632--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Bill Stafford 0-0-0, Jerry Walker 0-0-0, Joe Nuxhall 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Bill Stafford 31, Jerry Walker 30, Joe Nuxhall 14
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Bill Stafford 9-10, Jerry Walker 7-8, Joe Nuxhall 2-9

    Umpires: HP: Bill Kinnamon 1B: Eddie Hurley 2B: Red Flaherty 3B: Jim Honochick


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