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Minnesota Twins 9 Kansas City Athletics 4

+ Boxscore: Tue, August 15,1961
1961-08-14 - 1961-08-16
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Athletics (42-76)200 010 010 491
Minnesota Twins (51-67)200 502 00X 9120
Date of Game: Tue, August 15,1961
Stadium: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 17,614
Time of Game: 2:19

Winning Pitcher: Jack Kralick (11-8)
Losing Pitcher: Jim Archer (8-8)

Home Runs: Bob Allison (25), Dick Howser (3), Harmon Killebrew (35), Billy Martin (4)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
NYA7741.653--622475147L1
DET7642.6441.0624496128W2
LAN6942.6224.554247765L2
CIN7146.6075.554549352W2
BAL6853.56210.552346360L2
SFN6151.54513.055547976W1
MLN5952.53214.553048743W5
CLE6057.51316.555353815L3
CHA6057.51316.554753116W4
SLN5856.50917.05125057L1
PIT5455.49518.551648828L2
BOS5765.46722.0552615-63W1
MIN5167.43226.0535595-60W3
WS24867.41727.5486550-64L3
CHN4766.41627.5523608-85W2
KC14276.35635.0488653-165L6
PHI3182.27443.5411597-186L18
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    Kansas City Athletics Batting
    KC1PosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bobby Del Grecocf28.1304
    00011.2243943160
    Jerry Lumpe2b28.0745
    23000.2805221251
    Dick Howserss25.0934
    23200.27311633828
    Deron Johnsonrf23.0294
    02100.177584140
    Jay Hankinspr-rf25.282000000.17955351
    Leo Posadalf25.1223
    00100.253926370
    Norm Siebern1b28.0203
    00010.28556314712
    Joe Pignatanoc32.0114
    00002.2572544202
    Wayne Causey3b24.2323
    00011.2752024270
    Jim Archerp29.0822
    01000.08727000
    Bill Kunkelp25.040000000.14343000
    Gordon MacKenzieph24.0371
    00000.0003000
    Bill Fischerp30.308000000.000177000
    Haywood Sullivanph30.2431
    00000.2761445361
    Totals3449434.2559302650-
    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Lenny Greencf-lf28.2215
    22000.30644453711
    Billy Martin2b33.0915
    11300.2269414270
    Harmon Killebrew1b25.0474
    23200.31049735911
    Bob Allisonrf27.0354
    11201.23742225852
    Jim Lemonlf33.1453
    01000.25489712441
    Ted Lepcio3b31.018000000.1747067191
    Earl Batteyc26.2224
    12000.30338412392
    Bill Tuttle3b-cf32.0424
    00001.22910923301
    Zoilo Versallesss21.2413
    11011.28213353114
    Jack Kralickp26.0753
    11110.16264050
    Totals35912823.2668585580-
    Game Stats
    Kansas City Athletics Pitching
    KC1AgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Archer29.082L 8-83.27732023.280.07282818
    Bill Kunkel25.040-2.13220214.300.0444441
    Bill Fischer30.308-22000104.250.043118360
    Totals8.01295233--
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jack Kralick26.075W 11-899443413.170.06256643
    Totals9.0944341--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Bill Kunkel (4)
    HB: Jim Archer (3), Jack Kralick (3)
    IBB: Jim Archer

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Jim Archer 0-0-0, Bill Kunkel 0-0-0, Bill Fischer 0-0-0, Jack Kralick 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Jim Archer 21, Bill Kunkel 10, Bill Fischer 7, Jack Kralick 39
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Jim Archer 7-4, Bill Kunkel 3-2, Bill Fischer 2-2, Jack Kralick 7-15

    Umpires: HP: Larry Napp 1B: Johnny Stevens 2B: John Rice 3B: Harry Schwarts


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