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Kansas City Royals 37-63W1100 030 012 7130
Detroit Tigers 55-44L2200 020 020 690
Date of Game:  Tuesday, July 28, 1970
Stadium:  Tiger Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Lerrin LaGrow - 1st career game
  • Bob Oliver - 2 home runs
  • Lerrin LaGrow - 1st career game
  • Fred Scherman - Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)

  • Kansas City Royals Batting Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Pat Kellyrf25.363411012.2459122362725
    Cookie Rojas2b31.144500001.206629792160
    Amos Otiscf23.093511102.3009916694120
    Ed Kirkpatrickc25.293412011.2318454411373
    Lou Piniellalf26.335523101.299842299511
    Bob Oliver1b27.170522401.2709922020690
    Bill Sorrell3b29.287301010.2953361271
        Ted Abernathyp37.144100001.10036539000
    Rich Seversonss25.191402100.2683333080
    Dick Dragop25.033100000.0672262000
        Tom Burgmeierp26.361000000.22226144000
        Ken Wrightp23.327100000.0003636000
        Paul Schaalph-3b27.147101000.258736032114
    Totals: 39713739.3337783839 

    Detroit Tigers Batting Stats

    Detroit TigersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dick McAuliffe2b30.242310020.2649412489305
    Mickey Stanleycf28.008511000.265806547319
    Al Kalinerf35.221311010.28483230812481
    Gates Brownlf31.087212120.280425822130
        Elliott Maddoxlf22.220000000.23365653140
    Norm Cash1b35.260311301.25276158911360
    Bill Freehanc28.241402200.23489105615390
    Don Wert3b31.364300002.2357110333181
    Cesar Gutierrezss27.183402001.251801300154
    Joe Niekrop25.263110010.15223130060
        Lerrin LaGrowp22.020000000.00011000
        Fred Schermanp26.003000000.2222529000
        Dalton Jonesph26.231100001.215436992101
    Totals: 2969665.3107729524 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Bill Freehan (12), Cesar Gutierrez (8), Pat Kelly (10)
    HR:  Norm Cash (11), Bob Oliver 2 (20)
    RBIs:  Gates Brown (13), Norm Cash 3 (36), Bill Freehan 2 (39), Bob Oliver 4 (69), Amos Otis (41), Lou Piniella (51), Rich Severson (8)
    SH:  Dick Drago (6), Joe Niekro (13), Don Wert (4)
    SF:  Norm Cash (4)
    GDP:  Norm Cash (8), Mickey Stanley (9)

    Kansas City Royals Pitching Stats

    Kansas City RoyalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Dick Drago25.0334.15445204.221.430002364
    Tom Burgmeier26.3610.11000003.141.1200026113
    Ken Wright23.3272.10000105.681.550003636
    Ted Abernathy  (W 5-3)37.14423221212.421.4000036545
    Pitching Totals:9966651 000121758

    Detroit Tigers Pitching Stats

    Joe Niekro25.2637.110553513.141.2100025136
    Lerrin LaGrow22.0200100000----00011
    Fred Scherman  (L 3-2)26.0031.22220412.921.150002529
    Pitching Totals:91377392 00051166

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Dick Drago 0-0-0;  Tom Burgmeier 0-0-0;  Ken Wright 0-0-0;  Ted Abernathy 0-0-0;  Joe Niekro 0-0-0;  Lerrin LaGrow 0-0-0;  Fred Scherman 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Dick Drago 21;  Tom Burgmeier 2;  Ken Wright 7;  Ted Abernathy 8;  Joe Niekro 35;  Lerrin LaGrow 1;  Fred Scherman 7; 
    Time of Game:  2:52    Attendance:  15,226
    Umpires:   Home:   Jerry Neudecker  1B  Emmett Ashford  2B  Hank Soar  3B  Lou DiMuro 

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