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New York Yankees 8 Cleveland Indians 7

+ Boxscore: Sat, September 09,1961
1961-09-08 - 1961-09-10
  123 456 789 10  R H E
Cleveland Indians (71-72)010 001 500 X 7111
New York Yankees (97-46)010 101 104 X 8111
Date of Game: Sat, September 09,1961
Stadium: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 37,161
Time of Game: 2:41

Winning Pitcher: Luis Arroyo (14-3)
Losing Pitcher: Frank Funk (11-10)

Home Runs: Johnny Blanchard (19), Woodie Held (18), Elston Howard (17), Willie Kirkland (24), Roger Maris (56)
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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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    Cleveland Indians Batting
    CLEPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Johnny Temple2b34.0322
    01020.28011793279
    Jim Piersallcf31.2994
    10010.32612666387
    Tito Franconalf27.3094
    12211.29372915761
    Willie Kirklandrf27.2045
    12200.25851824857
    Vic Power1b33.3135
    11000.26310814584
    Johnny Romanoc27.0174
    02110.29729620720
    Woodie Heldss29.1684
    11100.26557718640
    Mike De la Hoz3b22.3424
    12000.270993190
    Mudcat Grantp26.0272
    10000.179182160
    Dick Stigmanp25.229000000.15458010
    Frank Funkp26.010000000.06362020
    Totals34711651.27910636047-
    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bobby Richardson2b26.0215
    11100.2706123478
    Tony Kubekss24.3324
    11011.2766807421
    Roger Marisrf26.3645
    12101.271660561290
    Mickey Mantlecf29.3253
    21022.32415115212212
    Johnny Blanchardlf28.1955
    13300.31018019471
    Elston Howardc32.1983
    11120.36274917651
    Bill Skowron1b30.2654
    01201.27192524810
    Billy Gardner3b34.0524
    00000.2349202130
    Rollie Sheldonp24.2663
    00002.11331040
    Luis Arroyop34.203000000.304189000
    Hector Lopezph32.0621
    11000.2148903211
    Totals37811857.28211257347-
    Game Stats
    Cleveland Indians Pitching
    CLEAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Mudcat Grant26.027-810662733.710.053114597
    Dick Stigman25.229-00111004.850.02196023
    Frank Funk26.010L 11-100.21112003.170.0353620
    Totals8.71188573--
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Rollie Sheldon24.266-67553123.480.06313120
    Luis Arroyo34.203W 14-334212001.950.065719033
    Totals9.01176512--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Dick Stigman (2)
    IBB: Frank Funk , Luis Arroyo

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Mudcat Grant 0-0-0, Dick Stigman 0-0-0, Frank Funk 0-0-0, Rollie Sheldon 0-0-0, Luis Arroyo 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Mudcat Grant 37, Dick Stigman 1, Frank Funk 5, Rollie Sheldon 27, Luis Arroyo 15
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Mudcat Grant 9-12, Dick Stigman 0-0, Frank Funk 1-1, Rollie Sheldon 6-10, Luis Arroyo 2-7

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


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