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Minnesota Twins 5 Kansas City Athletics 4

+ Boxscore: Sat, September 09,1961
1961-09-08 - 1961-09-10
  123 456 789  R H E
Minnesota Twins (61-80)000 004 100 5111
Kansas City Athletics (52-90)301 000 000 4130
Date of Game: Sat, September 09,1961
Stadium: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 4,107
Time of Game: 2:36

Feats and Milestones
Gordon MacKenzie:1st career RBI
Dan Pfister:1st career game
Charlie Shoemaker:1st career game, 1st career hit
Dan Pfister:1st career game
Winning Pitcher: Bill Pleis (4-2)
Losing Pitcher: Ed Rakow (2-8)

Home Runs: Earl Battey (16), Harmon Killebrew (41)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
NYA9746.678--748547201W10
DET8855.6159.0729587142W1
CIN8456.60011.564559847W2
BAL8760.59212.0640536104L1
LAN7856.58214.563159338L2
MLN7562.54719.063958257W1
CHA7867.53820.068064139L1
SFN7263.53321.066158279W2
SLN7166.51823.062559332L2
CLE7172.49726.0655662-7L4
PIT6668.49326.560858919L1
BOS6977.47329.5668726-58L1
MIN6180.43335.0625697-72W1
CHN6079.43235.0630706-76L1
KC15290.36644.5616782-166L1
WS25291.36445.0559698-139W1
PHI4197.29753.5511707-196W1
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    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Lenny Greencf-lf28.2465
    11000.29446794715
    Billy Martin2b33.1165
    12000.2359644322
    Harmon Killebrew1b25.0723
    11200.295520411081
    Jim Lemonlf33.1704
    13100.26491414521
    Ted Lepcio3b31.043000000.1677177191
    Earl Batteyc26.2474
    11202.30240616512
    Bob Allisonrf27.0603
    02010.24344529942
    Bill Tuttle3b-cf32.0673
    00010.24411154381
    Jose Valdivielsoss27.1104
    01000.185388161
    Al Schrollp29.1712
    00001.27330110
    Joe Altobelliph29.1060
    00010.211148010
    Bill Pleisp24.0351
    00000.11133000
    Totals34511533.26310346147-
    Kansas City Athletics Batting
    KC1PosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bobby Del Grecocf28.1555
    11001.2454175260
    Charlie Shoemaker2b22.0304
    02011.5001000
    Wayne Causeyss24.2575
    02000.2662267420
    Norm Siebern1b28.0454
    13110.29258617872
    Deron Johnson3b23.0545
    21000.226827340
    Jim Riverarf39.0492
    00010.21811432104
    Frank Ciprianirf20.1482
    00001.3332000
    Gene Stephenslf28.2322
    01210.2058584283
    Leo Posadaph-lf25.1472
    01000.2581157500
    Gordon MacKenziec24.0624
    01101.1589010
    Dick Howserph25.1181
    00000.27713834236
    Bob Shawp28.0723
    00002.156161000
    Dan Pfisterp24.263000000--1000
    Ed Rakowp25.102000000.11148020
    Haywood Sullivanph30.2681
    01000.2501635381
    Dave Wickershamp25.3480000001.00017010
    Totals40413446.2549893967-
    Game Stats
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Al Schroll29.171-58444405.630.3873110
    Bill Pleis24.035W 4-245000205.260.0933330
    Totals9.01344460--
    Kansas City Athletics Pitching
    KC1AgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bob Shaw28.072-5.18441214.200.053616693
    Dan Pfister24.263-0.1100200----110
    Ed Rakow25.102L 2-81.11110114.980.01394813
    Dave Wickersham25.348-21000004.500.0712170
    Totals9.01155332--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Al Schroll (2)
    IBB: Al Schroll

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Al Schroll 0-0-0, Bill Pleis 0-0-0, Bob Shaw 0-0-0, Dan Pfister 0-0-0, Ed Rakow 0-0-0, Dave Wickersham 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Al Schroll 27, Bill Pleis 17, Bob Shaw 23, Dan Pfister 4, Ed Rakow 5, Dave Wickersham 6
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Al Schroll 7-4, Bill Pleis 2-8, Bob Shaw 6-6, Dan Pfister 0-1, Ed Rakow 2-1, Dave Wickersham 5-1

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


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