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New York Yankees 8 Kansas City Royals 5

+ Boxscore: Tue, August 17,1971
1971-08-16 - 1971-08-18
  123 456 789  R H E
Kansas City Royals (63-57)002 001 101 5114
New York Yankees (62-61)000 010 52X 882
Date of Game: Tue, August 17,1971
Stadium: Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 17,223
Time of Game: 2:44

Feats and Milestones
Lance Clemons:1st career hit
Roger Hambright:1st career hit, 1st career RBI
Freddie Patek:4 hits
Roger Hambright:1st career save
Winning Pitcher: Mike Kekich (8-6)
Losing Pitcher: Ted Abernathy (3-5)
Save: Roger Hambright (1)

Home Runs: Felipe Alou (5), Bobby Murcer (22)
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AL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
BAL7344.624--540406134W2
BOS6557.53310.55265215L1
DET6557.53310.553751423L2
NYA6261.50414.050648521W2
WS25070.41724.5397483-86W1
CLE5073.40726.0403520-117W1
AL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
OAK7843.645--536427109L1
KCA6357.52514.545740849L2
CHA5963.48419.5459464-5W4
CAL5767.46022.5404454-50W1
MIN5466.45023.5494528-34L1
MIL5169.42526.5395444-49L2
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    Kansas City Royals Batting
    KCAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Freddie Patekss26.3125
    14100.27139463038
    Cookie Rojas2b32.1644
    00000.30111516598
    Amos Otiscf24.1134
    02100.309339156537
    Lou Piniellalf27.3553
    10010.2693813393
    Bob Oliverrf28.1904
    01000.2403775270
    Chuck Harrison1b30.1144
    02100.2603102190
    Paul Schaal3b28.1674
    00000.2627747456
    Buck Martinezc22.2832
    00011.07785010
    Joe Keoughph25.2221
    11000.2602441190
    Lance Clemonsp24.0422
    21000.3332000
    Ted Abernathyp38.164000000.111609000
    Tom Burgmeierp28.015000000.200210000
    Gail Hopkinsph28.1791
    00000.2973416313
    Totals34511321.2759435217-
    New York Yankees Batting
    NYAPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Gene Michaelss33.0764
    11100.2515493343
    Thurman Munsonc24.0714
    11011.2572528355
    Bobby Murcercf25.0893
    11310.330462227511
    Roy Whitelf27.2344
    00001.285759156711
    Danny Cater3b-1b31.1744
    01001.26610383470
    John Ellis1b22.3584
    00000.2321573220
    Horace Clarke2b31.076000000.24287223214
    Ron Swobodarf27.0483
    32000.2598111190
    Ron Hansen2b33.1343
    00011.20313461120
    Jerry Kenneypr-3b26.048010000.2493920158
    Mike Kekichp26.1372
    00002.176110020
    Felipe Alouph36.0971
    11200.27517655534
    Roger Hambrightp22.1441
    01100.5008010
    Totals3388736.26610658521-
    Game Stats
    Kansas City Royals Pitching
    KCAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Lance Clemons24.042-6.15431513.380.75222
    Ted Abernathy38.164L 3-500111002.510.024861534
    Tom Burgmeier28.015-1.23321111.910.06491772
    Totals8.0886362--
    New York Yankees Pitching
    NYAAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Mike Kekich26.137W 8-6710422103.290.102911263
    Roger Hambright22.144SV 121110004.850.08880
    Totals9.01153210--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Roger Hambright (1)
    HB: Lance Clemons (1)
    IBB: Tom Burgmeier

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Lance Clemons 0-0-0, Ted Abernathy 0-0-0, Tom Burgmeier 0-0-0, Mike Kekich 0-0-0, Roger Hambright 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Lance Clemons 28, Ted Abernathy 1, Tom Burgmeier 9, Mike Kekich 30, Roger Hambright 7
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Lance Clemons 10-8, Ted Abernathy 0-0, Tom Burgmeier 0-4, Mike Kekich 10-8, Roger Hambright 2-4

    Umpires: HP: Merle Anthony 1B: George Maloney 2B: Hank Soar 3B: Larry Barnett


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