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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789 10   R H E
New York Yankees 6-5W1511 010 030 2 13184
Detroit Tigers 8-2L1040 110 500 0 11133
Date of Game:  Wednesday, April 26, 1961
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Chico Fernandez - 4 hits
  • Joe Grzenda - 1st career game, 1st career hit
  • Mickey Mantle - 2 home runs
  • Joe Grzenda - 1st career game

  • New York Yankees Batting Stats

     
    New York YankeesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bobby Richardson2b25.251623100.22211480052
    Tony Kubekss24.196633101.22511555110
    Hector Lopezlf31.291623101.20511821030
    Mickey Mantlecf29.189632400.3421113827151
    Bill Skowron1b30.129611102.27511804280
    Elston Howardc32.062502100.4216645010
    Roger Marisrf26.228422110.20011530120
    Deron Johnson3b22.283500002.083511000
    Whitey Fordp32.187302201.3004259030
        Bill Staffordp21.257000000.000618000
        Yogi Berraph35.349100000.29281461010
        Ryne Durenp32.063000000.0002142000
        Jesse Gonderph25.097100000.400613020
        Luis Arroyop34.067000000.0003135000
    Totals: 4913181217.3671067256 

    Detroit Tigers Batting Stats

     
    Detroit TigersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Jake Wood2b23.308600003.2441010142
    Bill Brutoncf35.168611000.21410908151
    Al Kalinerf26.128622001.349101061072
    Rocky Colavitolf27.259312110.26510688370
        Mike Roarkepr30.169010000.50033000
        Harry Chitic28.161100001.0002424000
    Norm Cash1b26.167511301.324102022111
    Steve Boros3b24.235321010.33310400100
    Dick Brownc26.099221010.33310173250
        Charlie Maxwellph-lf34.018100110.2003884010
    Chico Fernandezss29.055514300.29410515052
    Don Mossip32.105100001.1433278000
        Bubba Mortonph29.135100000.00033000
        Paul Foytackp30.161000000.0001204000
        George Thomasph23.148100000.00024000
        Joe Grzendap23.3221010001.00011000
        Jim Donohuep22.177000000.00044000
        Hank Aguirrep30.085000000.0001112000
        Dick Gernertph32.210100001.5002770110
    Totals: 431113848.3021056284 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Chico Fernandez (2), Elston Howard (2), Tony Kubek (2)
    HR:  Rocky Colavito (3), Tony Kubek (1), Mickey Mantle 2 (7), Roger Maris (1)
    RBIs:  Norm Cash 3 (11), Rocky Colavito (7), Chico Fernandez 3 (5), Whitey Ford 2 (3), Elston Howard (1), Tony Kubek (1), Hector Lopez (3), Mickey Mantle 4 (15), Roger Maris (2), Charlie Maxwell (1), Bobby Richardson (5), Bill Skowron (8)
    SB:  Bobby Richardson (2)
    SF:  Elston Howard (1)
    GDP:  Deron Johnson (1), Jake Wood (2)

    New York Yankees Pitching Stats

     
    New York YankeesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Whitey Ford32.1876.111962313.191.160004279
    Bill Stafford21.2570.22111004.001.22000617
    Ryne Duren32.06310000206.001.000002143
    Luis Arroyo  (W 1-0)34.06720001300.000.400003136
    Pitching Totals:1013107481 00015575

    Detroit Tigers Pitching Stats

     
    Detroit TigersAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Don Mossi32.10547731212.841.370003283
    Paul Foytack30.16123110214.501.500001216
    Joe Grzenda23.3221.132200018.003.0000011
    Jim Donohue22.1770.13110112.251.7500044
    Hank Aguirre  (L 0-1)30.0852.12220219.001.000001115
    Pitching Totals:1018139174 00010619

    Other Game Information

     

    Wild Pitches:  Jim Donohue; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Whitey Ford 0-0-0;  Bill Stafford 0-0-0;  Ryne Duren 0-0-0;  Luis Arroyo 0-0-0;  Don Mossi 0-0-0;  Paul Foytack 0-0-0;  Joe Grzenda 0-0-0;  Jim Donohue 0-0-0;  Hank Aguirre 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Whitey Ford 32;  Bill Stafford 5;  Ryne Duren 3;  Luis Arroyo 8;  Don Mossi 23;  Paul Foytack 9;  Joe Grzenda 6;  Jim Donohue 4;  Hank Aguirre 9; 
    Time of Game:  3:20    Attendance:  4,676
    Umpires:   Home:   Johnny Stevens  1B  Larry Napp  2B  John Rice  3B  Harry Schwarts 


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