Game Information
Score of Game
New York Yankees 3 Kansas City Royals 2
Game Date
Start Time
Night
Innings
9
DH Used
No
Ballpark
Attendance
25,496
Weather
Vis Manager
Ralph Houk (NYA)
Home Manager
Bob Lemon (KCA)
Winning Pitcher
Losing Pitcher
Save Pitcher
None
Umpires
NYA Record
29-33 -- AL East -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 4 / 7 / 14
NYA Streak
Win 2
KCA Record
32-25 -- AL West -- Ranks (Div/Lg/MLB): 2 / 4 / 7
KCA Streak
Loss 2
Notable Events
None of note
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  • Top of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1NYA1Horace Clarke2BLKCABruce DalcantonRDouble0---0-0---Doubled on fly ball to Left Field10-0---
    1NYA2Jerry Kenney3BLKCABruce DalcantonRSingle0-2-0-0---Bunt Single to Third Base ... Horace Clarke advanced to third20-0---
    1NYA3Bobby MurcerCFLKCABruce DalcantonRFIelders Choice01-30-0---Reached on Fielder's Choice ... Jerry Kenney advanced to second; Horace Clarke thrown out at home30-0---
    1NYA4Roy WhiteLFLKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout112-0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Lou Piniella]40-0---
    1NYA5Felipe AlouRFRKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout212-0-0---Flied out to Shortstop [Rich Severson]50-0---
    Bottom of Inning 1
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    1KCA1Paul Schaal3BRNYAStan BahnsenRWalk0---0-0---Walked60-0---
    1KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRNYAStan BahnsenRGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Horace Clarke] ... Paul Schaal advanced to second70-0---
    1KCA3Amos OtisCFRNYAStan BahnsenRGroundout1-2-0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Gene Michael]80-0---
    1KCA4Ed KirkpatrickRFLNYAStan BahnsenRSingle2-2-0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field ... Paul Schaal Scored90-0---
    1KCA5Chuck Harrison1BRNYAStan BahnsenRGroundout21--0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Gene Michael] ... Ed Kirkpatrick forced out at second base101-0---
    Top of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2NYA6Thurman MunsonCRKCABruce DalcantonRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Paul Schaal]110-1---
    2NYA7John Ellis1BRKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Lou Piniella]120-1---
    2NYA8Gene MichaelSSLKCABruce DalcantonRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Paul Schaal]130-1---
    Bottom of Inning 2
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    2KCA6Lou PiniellaLFRNYAStan BahnsenRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to First Base [John Ellis]141-0---
    2KCA7Jerry MayCRNYAStan BahnsenRDouble1---0-0---Doubled on fly ball to151-0---
    2KCA8Rich SeversonSSRNYAStan BahnsenRWalk1-2-0-0---Walked161-0---
    2KCA9Bruce DalcantonPRNYAStan BahnsenRGroundout112-0-0---Sacrifice Hit to Pitcher [Stan Bahnsen] ... Rich Severson advanced to second ... Jerry May advanced to third171-0---
    2KCA1Paul Schaal3BRNYAStan BahnsenRWalk2-230-0---Walked181-0---
    2KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRNYAStan BahnsenRFlyout21230-0---Flied out to Center Field [Bobby Murcer]191-0---
    Top of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3NYA9Stan BahnsenPRKCABruce DalcantonRStrikeout0---0-0---Strikeout200-1---
    3NYA1Horace Clarke2BLKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Amos Otis]210-1---
    3NYA2Jerry Kenney3BLKCABruce DalcantonRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to First Base [Chuck Harrison]220-1---
    Bottom of Inning 3
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    3KCA3Amos OtisCFRNYAStan BahnsenRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Bobby Murcer]231-0---
    3KCA4Ed KirkpatrickRFLNYAStan BahnsenRWalk1---0-0---Walked241-0---
    3KCA5Chuck Harrison1BRNYAStan BahnsenRStrikeout11--0-0---Strikeout251-0---
    3KCA6Lou PiniellaLFRNYAStan BahnsenRFlyout21--0-0---Flied out to Catcher [Thurman Munson]261-0---
    Top of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4NYA3Bobby MurcerCFLKCABruce DalcantonRWalk0---0-0---Walked270-1---
    4NYA4Roy WhiteLFLKCABruce DalcantonRGroundout01--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas] ... Bobby Murcer forced out at second base280-1---
    4NYA5Felipe AlouRFRKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout11--0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Lou Piniella]290-1---
    4NYA6Thurman MunsonCRKCABruce DalcantonRStolen Base21--0-0---Roy White Stole 2B [Bruce Dalcanton/Jerry May]300-1Non-Batter Event
    4NYA6Thurman MunsonCRKCABruce DalcantonRGroundout2-2-0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Bruce Dalcanton]310-1---
    Bottom of Inning 4
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    4KCA7Jerry MayCRNYAStan BahnsenRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Right Field [Felipe Alou]321-0---
    4KCA8Rich SeversonSSRNYAStan BahnsenRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Stan Bahnsen]331-0---
    4KCA9Bruce DalcantonPRNYAStan BahnsenRStrikeout2---0-0---Strikeout341-0---
    Top of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5NYA7John Ellis1BRKCABruce DalcantonRSingle0---0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field350-1---
    5NYA8Gene MichaelSSLKCABruce DalcantonRSingle01--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field ... John Ellis advanced to third360-1---
    5NYA9Stan BahnsenPRKCABruce DalcantonRGroundout01-30-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Paul Schaal] ... Gene Michael forced out at second base370-1---
    5NYA1Horace Clarke2BLKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout11-30-0---Flied out to Third Base [Paul Schaal]380-1---
    5NYA2Jerry Kenney3BLKCABruce DalcantonRSingle21-30-0---Singled on fly ball to Center Field ... John Ellis Scored ... Stan Bahnsen advanced to third390-1---
    5NYA3Bobby MurcerCFLKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout21-30-0---Flied out to Center Field [Amos Otis]401-1---
    Bottom of Inning 5
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    5KCA1Paul Schaal3BRNYAStan BahnsenRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to First Base [John Ellis]411-1---
    5KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRNYAStan BahnsenRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Gene Michael]421-1---
    5KCA3Amos OtisCFRNYAStan BahnsenRWalk2---0-0---Walked431-1---
    5KCA4Ed KirkpatrickRFLNYAStan BahnsenRGroundout21--0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Horace Clarke]441-1---
    Top of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6NYA4Roy WhiteLFLKCABruce DalcantonRSingle0---0-0---Infield Single to Second Base451-1---
    6NYA5Felipe AlouRFRKCABruce DalcantonRSingle01--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Center Field ... Roy White advanced to third461-1---
    6NYA6Thurman MunsonCRKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout01-30-0---Sacrifice Fly to Center Field [Amos Otis]; ... Roy White Scored471-1---
    6NYA7John Ellis1BRKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout11--0-0---Flied out to First Base [Chuck Harrison]482-1---
    6NYA8Gene MichaelSSLKCABruce DalcantonRCaught Stealing21--0-0---Felipe Alou Caught Stealing 2B [Bruce Dalcanton/Jerry May]492-1Non-Batter Event
    Bottom of Inning 6
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    6KCA5Chuck Harrison1BRNYAStan BahnsenRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Bobby Murcer]501-2---
    6KCA6Lou PiniellaLFRNYAStan BahnsenRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Gene Michael]511-2---
    6KCA7Jerry MayCRNYAStan BahnsenRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to First Base [John Ellis]521-2---
    Top of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7NYA8Gene MichaelSSLKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Catcher [Jerry May]532-1---
    7NYA9Stan BahnsenPRKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout1---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Amos Otis]542-1---
    7NYA1Horace Clarke2BLKCABruce DalcantonRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Center Field [Amos Otis]552-1---
    Bottom of Inning 7
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    7KCA8Rich SeversonSSRNYAStan BahnsenRSingle0---0-0---Infield Single to Shortstop561-2---
    7KCA9Gail HopkinsPHLNYAStan BahnsenRStrikeout01--0-0---Strikeout571-2---
    7KCA1Paul Schaal3BRNYAStan BahnsenRSingle11--0-0---Singled on ground ball to Left Field ... Rich Severson advanced to third581-2---
    7KCA2Cookie Rojas2BRNYAStan BahnsenRFlyout11-30-0---Sacrifice Fly to Left Field [Roy White]; ... Rich Severson Scored ... Paul Schaal advanced to second591-2---
    7KCA3Amos OtisCFRNYAStan BahnsenRGroundout2-2-0-0---Grounded out to Pitcher [Stan Bahnsen]602-2---
    Top of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8NYA2Jerry Kenney3BLKCATom BurgmeierLSingle0---0-0---Infield Single to Shortstop612-2---
    8NYA3Bobby MurcerCFLKCATom BurgmeierLSingle01--0-0---Singled on line drive to Center Field ... Jerry Kenney advanced to second622-2---
    8NYA4Roy WhiteLFRKCATom BurgmeierLWalk012-0-0---Walked ... Bobby Murcer advanced to second ... Jerry Kenney advanced to third632-2---
    8NYA5Felipe AlouRFRKCATed AbernathyRFIelders Choice01230-0---Reached on Fielder's Choice ... Jerry Kenney Scored ... Roy White advanced to second ... Bobby Murcer advanced to third642-2---
    8NYA6Thurman MunsonCRKCATed AbernathyRGroundout01230-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Paul Schaal]. Double Play ... Bobby Murcer out at home. ... Felipe Alou advanced to second ... Roy White advanced to third653-2---
    8NYA7John Ellis1BRKCATed AbernathyRGroundout2-230-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Rich Severson]663-2---
    Bottom of Inning 8
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    8KCA4Ed KirkpatrickRFLNYAStan BahnsenRGroundout0---0-0---Grounded out to Second Base [Horace Clarke]672-3---
    8KCA5Chuck Harrison1BRNYAStan BahnsenRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Jerry Kenney]682-3---
    8KCA6Lou PiniellaLFRNYAStan BahnsenRGroundout2---0-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Gene Michael]692-3---
    Top of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9NYA8Gene MichaelSSLKCATed AbernathyRFlyout0---0-0---Flied out to Left Field [Lou Piniella]703-2---
    9NYA9Stan BahnsenPRKCATed AbernathyRGroundout1---0-0---Grounded out to Third Base [Paul Schaal]713-2---
    9NYA1Horace Clarke2BLKCATed AbernathyRFlyout2---0-0---Flied out to Second Base [Cookie Rojas]723-2---
    Bottom of Inning 9
    InningBat TeamLnBatterPosBaPit TeamPitcherThPlay ResultOutRunnersCountPitchesPlay DescriptionSeqScoreEvent Notes
    9KCA7Jerry MayCRNYAStan BahnsenRWalk0---0-0---Walked732-3---
    9KCA8Joe KeoughPHLNYAStan BahnsenRGroundout01--0-0---Sacrifice Hit to Pitcher [Stan Bahnsen] ... Freddie Patek advanced to second742-3---
    9KCA9Bob OliverPHRNYAStan BahnsenRLineout1-2-0-0---Lined out to Right Field [Felipe Alou]752-3---
    9KCA1Paul Schaal3BRNYAStan BahnsenRStolen Base2-2-0-0---Tanner Cooper Stole 3B [Stan Bahnsen/Thurman Munson]762-3Non-Batter Event
    9KCA1Paul Schaal3BRNYAStan BahnsenRGroundout2--30-0---Grounded out to Shortstop [Gene Michael]772-3---
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