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Kansas City Athletics 8 Detroit Tigers 5

+ Boxscore: Tue, September 26,1961
1961-09-25 - 1961-09-27
  123 456 789  R H E
Detroit Tigers (98-61)010 101 011 5122
Kansas City Athletics (60-98)231 100 10X 8120
Date of Game: Tue, September 26,1961
Stadium: Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 3,262
Time of Game: 2:53

Feats and Milestones
Bill Freehan:1st career game, 1st career hit, 1st career RBI
Winning Pitcher: Norm Bass (10-11)
Losing Pitcher: Ron Nischwitz (0-1)
Save: Joe Nuxhall (1)

Home Runs: Rocky Colavito (44)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
NYA10653.667--819607212W1
DET9861.6168.0811658153L2
CIN9259.60910.069563857W1
BAL9367.58113.5681581100L1
LAN8763.58014.571569124L1
SFN8367.55318.5752637115W2
CHA8674.53720.575671343L1
MLN8171.53321.570364558W2
SLN7973.52023.568766126L2
CLE7680.48728.5703715-12W2
PIT7277.48329.067065020W1
BOS7584.47231.0721782-61W1
MIN7086.44934.5682746-64L2
CHN6390.41240.0680789-109L1
KC16098.38045.5678845-167W2
WS25997.37845.5599748-149W2
PHI47104.31155.0580771-191L2
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    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Dick McAuliffess21.3024
    11011.260856332
    Bubba Mortoncf29.2885
    02001.272731163
    Charlie Maxwellrf34.1714
    00000.2239595170
    Al Kalineph26.2811
    00000.3241202198014
    Rocky Colavitolf28.0474
    21110.289837441361
    Bobo Osborne1b25.3504
    11000.2111682131
    Steve Boros3b25.0234
    13000.2691425624
    Jake Wood2b24.0964
    02200.256158116630
    Bill Freehanc19.3014
    02100.5001010
    Ron Nischwitzp24.0871
    00001.0006000
    Hank Aguirrep30.2381
    00001.000155010
    Norm Cashph26.3201
    00001.3543483812711
    Paul Foytackp30.314000000.220232110
    Vic Wertzph36.2291
    00001.261126211610
    Totals38512426.28512195628-
    Kansas City Athletics Batting
    KC1PosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Dick Howserss25.1354
    33110.28015434537
    Bobby Del Grecocf28.1724
    11010.2414327311
    Jerry Lumpe2b28.1164
    02310.2965562491
    Norm Siebern1b28.0624
    01210.30360118982
    Deron Johnson3b23.0713
    00111.212988430
    Leo Posadalf25.1644
    11010.2541237520
    Frank Ciprianirf20.1655
    01002.20011020
    Haywood Sullivanc30.2852
    22030.2451736401
    Norm Bassp22.2485
    11002.12536160
    Joe Nuxhallp33.058000000.2863712130
    Totals35812795.2679792555-
    Game Stats
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ron Nischwitz24.087L 0-12.17634205.731.00661
    Hank Aguirre30.238-2.22113203.400.094415820
    Paul Foytack30.314-33102103.970.0331246163
    Totals8.01284950--
    Kansas City Athletics Pitching
    KC1AgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Norm Bass22.248W 10-118.112552614.860.09393922
    Joe Nuxhall33.058SV 10.20000005.470.0036363191
    Totals9.01255261--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Hank Aguirre (4), Joe Nuxhall (5)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Ron Nischwitz 0-0-0, Hank Aguirre 0-0-0, Paul Foytack 0-0-0, Norm Bass 0-0-0, Joe Nuxhall 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Ron Nischwitz 19, Hank Aguirre 12, Paul Foytack 14, Norm Bass 38, Joe Nuxhall 2
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Ron Nischwitz 3-3, Hank Aguirre 3-2, Paul Foytack 5-3, Norm Bass 8-10, Joe Nuxhall 1-1

    Umpires: HP: Nestor Chylak 1B: Hank Soar 2B: Bill McKinley 3B: Al Smith


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