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GAME INFORMATION


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New York Yankees 6-5W12.5447511 010 030 2 13184
Detroit Tigers 8-2L1--111040 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


  • Top Inning 1

    Bobby Richardson vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Tony Kubek vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Bobby Richardson advanced to 2b
    Hector Lopez vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Bobby Richardson scored, Tony Kubek advanced to 2b
    Mickey Mantle vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error . Tony Kubek advanced to 3b, Hector Lopez advanced to 2b
    Bill Skowron vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error . Tony Kubek scored, Hector Lopez advanced to 3b, Mickey Mantle advanced to 2b, advancement unknown
    Elston Howard vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Hector Lopez scored
    Roger Maris vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Mickey Mantle advanced to 3b, Bill Skowron advanced to 2b
    Deron Johnson vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Whitey Ford vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Mickey Mantle scored, Bill Skowron scored, Roger Maris advanced to 3b
    Bobby Richardson vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Detroit Tigers 5-0


    Bottom Inning 1

    Jake Wood vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Bill Bruton vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Al Kaline vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Detroit Tigers 5-0


    Top Inning 2

    Tony Kubek vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Homered
    Hector Lopez vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Mickey Mantle vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bill Skowron vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    New York Yankees lead Detroit Tigers 6-0


    Bottom Inning 2

    Rocky Colavito vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Homered
    Norm Cash vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Steve Boros vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Dick Brown vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Steve Boros advanced to 2b
    Chico Fernandez vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled . Steve Boros scored, Dick Brown scored2 on error by , advancement unknown
    Don Mossi vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Jake Wood vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    New York Yankees lead Detroit Tigers 6-4


    Top Inning 3

    Elston Howard vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Roger Maris vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Deron Johnson vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error . Roger Maris advanced to 2b
    Whitey Ford vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Roger Maris advanced to 3b, Deron Johnson advanced to 2b
    Bobby Richardson vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Roger Maris scored, Deron Johnson advanced to 3b, advancement unknown
    Tony Kubek vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Detroit Tigers 7-4


    Bottom Inning 3

    Bill Bruton vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Al Kaline vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Rocky Colavito vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Norm Cash vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Detroit Tigers 7-4


    Top Inning 4

    Hector Lopez vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Mickey Mantle vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bill Skowron vs Don Mossi  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Detroit Tigers 7-4


    Bottom Inning 4

    Steve Boros vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Dick Brown vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Chico Fernandez vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Dick Brown advanced to 3b
    Bubba Morton vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error . Dick Brown scored, Chico Fernandez advanced to 2b
    Jake Wood vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Detroit Tigers 7-5


    Top Inning 5

    Elston Howard vs Paul Foytack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Roger Maris vs Paul Foytack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Homered
    Deron Johnson vs Paul Foytack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Whitey Ford vs Paul Foytack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    New York Yankees lead Detroit Tigers 8-5


    Bottom Inning 5

    Bill Bruton vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Al Kaline vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Rocky Colavito vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error . Al Kaline advanced to 3b, advancement unknown
    Norm Cash vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    . Al Kaline scored
    Steve Boros vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Detroit Tigers 8-6


    Top Inning 6

    Bobby Richardson vs Paul Foytack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Tony Kubek vs Paul Foytack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Hector Lopez vs Paul Foytack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Bobby Richardson advanced to 2b
    Mickey Mantle vs Paul Foytack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bill Skowron vs Paul Foytack  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    New York Yankees lead Detroit Tigers 8-6


    Bottom Inning 6

    Dick Brown vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Chico Fernandez vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . advancement unknown
    George Thomas vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Detroit Tigers 8-6


    Top Inning 7

    Elston Howard vs Joe Grzenda  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Roger Maris vs Joe Grzenda  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Deron Johnson vs Joe Grzenda  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Detroit Tigers 8-6


    Bottom Inning 7

    Jake Wood vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bill Bruton vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Al Kaline vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Bill Bruton advanced to 2b
    Rocky Colavito vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Bill Bruton advanced to 3b, Al Kaline advanced to 2b
    Norm Cash vs Whitey Ford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Bill Bruton scored, Al Kaline scored, Rocky Colavito advanced to 2b
    Steve Boros vs Bill Stafford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Hit by Pitch. Rocky Colavito advanced to 3b, Norm Cash advanced to 2b
    Charlie Maxwell vs Bill Stafford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked. Mike Roarke scored, Norm Cash advanced to 3b, Steve Boros advanced to 2b
    Chico Fernandez vs Bill Stafford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Norm Cash scored, Steve Boros scored, advancement unknown
    Joe Grzenda vs Bill Stafford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled . Chico Fernandez advanced to 2b
    Jake Wood vs Bill Stafford  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Detroit Tigers lead New York Yankees 11-8


    Top Inning 8

    Yogi Berra vs Joe Grzenda  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bobby Richardson vs Joe Grzenda  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Tony Kubek vs Joe Grzenda  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled . Bobby Richardson advanced to 3b
    Hector Lopez vs Jim Donohue  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Wild pitch by Jim Donohue
    Bobby Richardson scored, Tony Kubek advanced to 3b
    Mickey Mantle vs Jim Donohue  M
    3-2 (0 pitches)
    Homered . Tony Kubek scored
    Bill Skowron vs Jim Donohue  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Elston Howard vs Jim Donohue  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Doubled . Bill Skowron advanced to 3b
    Roger Maris vs Hank Aguirre  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Game tied 11-11


    Bottom Inning 8

    Bill Bruton vs Ryne Duren  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Al Kaline vs Ryne Duren  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Harry Chiti vs Ryne Duren  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Game tied 11-11


    Top Inning 9

    Deron Johnson vs Hank Aguirre  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Jesse Gonder vs Hank Aguirre  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Bobby Richardson vs Hank Aguirre  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Game tied 11-11


    Bottom Inning 9

    Norm Cash vs Luis Arroyo  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Steve Boros vs Luis Arroyo  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Walked
    Charlie Maxwell vs Luis Arroyo  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Chico Fernandez vs Luis Arroyo  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Game tied 11-11


    Top Inning 10

    Tony Kubek vs Hank Aguirre  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Hector Lopez vs Hank Aguirre  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Singled
    Mickey Mantle vs Hank Aguirre  M
    3-2 (0 pitches)
    Homered . Hector Lopez scored
    Bill Skowron vs Hank Aguirre  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Elston Howard vs Hank Aguirre  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    New York Yankees lead Detroit Tigers 13-11


    Bottom Inning 10

    Dick Gernert vs Luis Arroyo  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Jake Wood vs Luis Arroyo  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Struck out swinging
    Bill Bruton vs Luis Arroyo  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    Reached on error
    Al Kaline vs Luis Arroyo  M
    0-0 (0 pitches)
    New York Yankees beat Detroit Tigers 13-11


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