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Detroit Tigers 6 Minnesota Twins 4

+ Boxscore: Sat, September 30,1961
1961-09-29 - 1961-10-01
  123 456  R H E
Detroit Tigers (101-61)303 000 6111
Minnesota Twins (71-89)400 00X 472
Date of Game: Sat, September 30,1961
Stadium: Metropolitan Stadium
Attendance: 8,668
Time of Game: 1:46

Winning Pitcher: Howie Koplitz (2-0)
Losing Pitcher: Jim Kaat (9-17)

Home Runs: None
DET MIN
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
NYA10854.667--826612214W2
DET10161.6237.0833668165W3
CIN9360.60810.570965059L1
BAL9667.58912.5691588103W3
LAN8865.57515.572769532L1
SFN8469.54919.5763650113L1
MLN8271.53621.570764661W3
CHA8677.52822.576572639L4
SLN8074.51924.070166833W1
PIT7479.48429.569167417W1
CLE7783.48130.0729747-18L2
BOS7686.46932.0729791-62L2
MIN7189.44436.0705774-69L3
CHN6590.41939.5687792-105W2
WS26199.38146.0616773-157W2
KC160101.37347.5684862-178L3
PHI48106.31256.0584794-210L2
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    Detroit Tigers Batting
    DETPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Chico Fernandezss29.2123
    23000.2486373407
    Bill Brutoncf35.3252
    11100.2571057176322
    Bubba Mortonrf29.2923
    02100.301762193
    Rocky Colavitolf28.0513
    22100.289840451391
    Steve Boros3b25.0272
    11011.2721455624
    Jake Wood2b24.1003
    01101.258161116930
    Bobo Osborne1b25.3542
    01010.2151702131
    Bill Freehanc19.3052
    00110.3333020
    Howie Koplitzp23.1493
    00001.0004000
    Totals23611533.2648833093-
    Minnesota Twins Batting
    MINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Lenny Greencf28.2673
    11000.28748495017
    Billy Martin2b33.1373
    11000.2459836363
    Harmon Killebrew1b25.0932
    00011.289539461221
    Joe Altobellilf29.1273
    11100.2311663140
    Bob Allisonrf27.0813
    11101.245464291042
    Hal Naragonc32.3641
    00020.2963952110
    Bill Tuttle3b32.0882
    01100.24711344451
    Jose Valdivielsoss27.1313
    02101.195400191
    Jim Kaatp22.3271
    00001.23858010
    Lee Stangep24.3381
    00001.0007000
    Totals2247435.2619354630-
    Game Stats
    Detroit Tigers Pitching
    DETAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Howie Koplitz23.149W 2-057413502.250.83441
    Totals5.0741350--
    Minnesota Twins Pitching
    MINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Jim Kaat22.327L 9-172.18651103.920.05355140
    Lee Stange24.338-33002203.000.42770
    Totals5.31165330--
    Other Game Information
    BK: Jim Kaat (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Howie Koplitz 0-0-0, Jim Kaat 0-0-0, Lee Stange 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Howie Koplitz 26, Jim Kaat 14, Lee Stange 13
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Howie Koplitz 3-8, Jim Kaat 4-0, Lee Stange 4-2

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


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