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Kansas City Athletics 6 Minnesota Twins 4

+ Boxscore: Fri, September 08,1961
1961-09-07 - 1961-09-09
  123 456 789  R H E
Minnesota Twins (60-80)002 010 100 4112
Kansas City Athletics (52-89)100 000 41X 670
Date of Game: Fri, September 08,1961
Stadium: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 5,594
Time of Game: 2:34

Feats and Milestones
Frank Cipriani:1st career game, 1st career hit
John Wyatt:1st career game
John Wyatt:1st career save 1st career game
Winning Pitcher: Dave Wickersham (2-0)
Losing Pitcher: Jim Kaat (7-15)
Save: John Wyatt (1)

Home Runs: Harmon Killebrew (40)
MIN KC1
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
NYA9646.676--740540200W9
DET8755.6139.0726586140L8
CIN8356.59711.564159546W1
BAL8759.59611.0638530108W7
LAN7855.58613.562558441L1
MLN7462.54419.063557956L1
CHA7866.54219.067863543W3
SFN7163.53021.065257676W1
SLN7165.52222.062258933L1
CLE7171.50025.0648654-6L3
PIT6667.49625.560558520W2
BOS6976.47628.5667723-56W3
CHN6078.43534.0628700-72W1
MIN6080.42935.0620693-73L5
KC15289.36943.5612777-165W4
WS25191.35945.0553696-143L10
PHI4097.29253.5505705-200L3
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    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Lenny Greencf-lf-cf28.2455
    12100.29546694715
    Billy Martin2b33.1155
    12102.2339634322
    Harmon Killebrew1b25.0713
    12210.295519401061
    Bob Allisonrf27.0595
    00000.24144429942
    Jim Lemonlf33.1693
    01000.25991314511
    Jose Valdivielso3b27.109000000.183387161
    Joe Altobelliph-lf29.1050
    00010.211147010
    Earl Batteyc26.2464
    00001.30340515492
    Bill Tuttle3b-cf-3b32.0664
    00000.24611144381
    Zoilo Versallesss21.2654
    13000.27815564214
    Jim Kaatp22.3052
    00000.26852010
    Ray Moorep35.099000000.000270000
    Julio Becquerph29.2631
    01000.2334805180
    Totals36411423.26611876315-
    Kansas City Athletics Batting
    KC1PosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jerry Lumpe2b28.0983
    00112.2895442411
    Bobby Del Grecocf28.1544
    21110.2464165260
    Leo Posadalf25.1463
    00003.2571147500
    Haywood Sullivanph30.2670
    00100.2471625381
    John Wyattp26.142000000--1000
    Norm Siebern1b28.0444
    02200.28858517862
    Deron Johnson3b23.0534
    01100.227817340
    Wayne Causeyss24.2562
    00020.2632257420
    Frank Ciprianirf20.1474
    12001.5001000
    Gene Stephensrf28.231000000.2038574263
    Joe Pignatanoc32.0353
    10010.2492654222
    Jim Archerp29.1062
    00000.07332010
    Dave Wickershamp25.3470000001.00016010
    Ozzie Virgilph28.1141
    00000.149230110
    Jay Hankinspr-lf25.3061
    21000.17366351
    Totals3167656.25010483595-
    Game Stats
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Kaat22.305L 7-156.25514504.010.05314736
    Ray Moore35.099-1.12111104.140.0641280104
    Totals8.0762560--
    Kansas City Athletics Pitching
    KC1AgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Archer29.106-6.18441113.350.05333323
    Dave Wickersham25.347W 2-00.21000005.250.0811160
    John Wyatt26.142SV 122001200.001.50110
    Totals9.01144231--
    Other Game Information
    HB: John Wyatt (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Jim Kaat 0-0-0, Ray Moore 0-0-0, Jim Archer 0-0-0, Dave Wickersham 0-0-0, John Wyatt 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Jim Kaat 31, Ray Moore 7, Jim Archer 28, Dave Wickersham 2, John Wyatt 10
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Jim Kaat 9-9, Ray Moore 1-2, Jim Archer 13-6, Dave Wickersham 0-1, John Wyatt 4-1

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


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