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Cleveland Indians 9 Kansas City Athletics 5

+ Boxscore: Sat, September 23,1961
1961-09-22 - 1961-09-24
  123 456 789  R H E
Cleveland Indians (75-80)004 000 014 9142
Kansas City Athletics (58-97)003 000 200 591
Date of Game: Sat, September 23,1961
Stadium: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 1,612
Time of Game: 2:37
Winning Pitcher: Bill Dailey (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Dave Wickersham (2-1)

Home Runs: Chuck Essegian (12), Johnny Romano (21)
CLE KC1
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
NYA10552.669--815602213W1
DET9659.6198.0790635155W4
CIN9158.61110.068462361W1
BAL9265.58613.0667567100W2
LAN8661.58514.070367231W3
SFN8167.54719.5730630100L1
CHA8472.53820.573368944L1
MLN7870.52722.568263844W2
SLN7871.52323.067664333L3
CLE7580.48429.0696712-16W1
PIT7076.47929.565564213L1
BOS7383.46831.5706769-63L3
MIN7084.45533.5678735-57W1
CHN6288.41339.5673773-100L2
KC15897.37446.0660831-171L1
WS25797.37046.5592745-153L1
PHI47102.31554.0575757-182W1
LAA00.00078.5000--
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    Cleveland Indians Batting
    CLEPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Mike De la Hoz3b22.3564
    01012.2621043190
    Vic Power2b-1b33.3275
    22000.26510915614
    Chuck Essegianlf30.0454
    11201.28819312360
    Tito Franconaph-lf27.3231
    11000.29874016802
    Bob Niemanrf34.2403
    01010.39210432121
    Ty Clinepr-rf22.1000
    20000.16714011
    Jim Piersallcf31.3135
    22100.32412716398
    Johnny Romanoc27.0314
    12311.29830321770
    Woodie Heldss29.1824
    01101.26258921700
    Hal Jones1b25.1673
    00001.15610130
    Willie Kirklandph27.2181
    01100.25952525897
    Ken Aspromonte2b30.0011
    01100.2263972180
    Mudcat Grantp26.0413
    01001.181184160
    Dick Stigmanp25.243000000.13360010
    Walt Bondph23.3391
    00000.10675120
    Bill Daileyp26.1331
    00001.00011000
    Totals40914938.27512046610-
    Kansas City Athletics Batting
    KC1PosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Dick Howserss25.1324
    12000.27515134436
    Wayne Causey3b24.2714
    21111.2732398490
    Jerry Lumpe2b28.1134
    02110.2935532441
    Norm Siebern1b28.0593
    01121.30259817932
    Deron Johnsonlf23.0683
    01100.216958400
    Leo Posadarf25.1614
    00001.2571217520
    Bobby Del Grecocf28.1694
    00000.2374297300
    Haywood Sullivanc30.2824
    00001.2431705391
    Frank Ciprianiph20.1620
    10010.2179020
    Ed Rakowp25.1161
    00000.10751020
    Billy Bryanph22.2931
    01000.1767120
    Jay Hankinspr25.321010000.17174361
    Bill Kunkelp25.079000000.12555000
    Jim Riveraph39.0631
    01000.23811492106
    Dave Wickershamp25.362000000.66720030
    John Wyattp26.157000000--5000
    Totals3359454.26112283726-
    Game Stats
    Cleveland Indians Pitching
    CLEAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Mudcat Grant26.041-6.16525203.730.053314799
    Dick Stigman25.243-0.21000104.950.02216224
    Bill Dailey26.133W 1-022000100.530.1211110
    Totals9.0952540--
    Kansas City Athletics Pitching
    KC1AgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bill Kirk26.066-364413212.002.33111
    Ed Rakow25.116-42000304.730.02425113
    Bill Kunkel25.079-12111004.960.0357572
    Dave Wickersham25.362L 2-10.13441105.500.2215200
    John Wyatt26.157-0.21000102.570.14550
    Totals9.01499382--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Mudcat Grant (8)
    HB: Dave Wickersham (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Mudcat Grant 0-0-0, Dick Stigman 0-0-0, Bill Dailey 0-0-0, Bill Kirk 0-0-0, Ed Rakow 0-0-0, Bill Kunkel 0-0-0, Dave Wickersham 0-0-0, John Wyatt 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Mudcat Grant 30, Dick Stigman 3, Bill Dailey 7, Bill Kirk 17, Ed Rakow 13, Bill Kunkel 6, Dave Wickersham 6, John Wyatt 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Mudcat Grant 16-1, Dick Stigman 1-0, Bill Dailey 5-0, Bill Kirk 7-0, Ed Rakow 7-1, Bill Kunkel 3-0, Dave Wickersham 1-0, John Wyatt 0-1

    Umpires: HP: Frank Umont 1B: Bob Stewart 2B: Joe Linsalata 3B: Charlie Berry


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