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1976 American League Championship SeriesNew York Yankees vs Kansas City Royals
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Andy Hassler played for KCA in this series.
From here, you can see all games for this Playoff Series along with game capsules and player statistics. Click the Boxscore link to see a detailed newspaper-style boxscore or click the PBP to see an at-bat by at-bat play by play.

Series ResultNew York Yankees defeated Kansas City Royals 3 games to 2
Most Valuable Player of Series

New York Yankees ManagerBilly Martin
Kansas City Royals ManagerWhitey Herzog

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Game #1 - Saturday October 9,1976

New York Yankees 4   Kansas City Royals 1

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WP:   Catfish Hunter
LP:   Larry Gura
SV:   (none)

Game #2 - Sunday October 10,1976

Kansas City Royals 7   New York Yankees 3

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WP:   Paul Splittorff
LP:   Ed Figueroa
SV:   (none)

Game #3 - Tuesday October 12,1976

New York Yankees 5   Kansas City Royals 3

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Game #4 - Wednesday October 13,1976

Kansas City Royals 7   New York Yankees 4

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Game #5 - Thursday October 14,1976

New York Yankees 7   Kansas City Royals 6

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Batting Stats

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Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Mickey RiversOF27523580100001100000.348.375.435.81010124.364.087.1304.174.171.000.000.0012.50
Thurman MunsonC295233102003000100000.435.435.522.95712223.455.087.0870.004.350.000.000.0020.00
Chris Chambliss1B275215111128200100000.524.524.9521.47620421.500.428.5240.004.760.009.5210.5036.36
Roy WhiteOF32517453003105100000.294.455.471.9268322.313.177.52922.734.550.200.000.0060.00
Willie Randolph2B21517020001103100000.118.250.118.3682020.125.000.23515.005.000.330.000.000.00
Graig Nettles3B31517241024003300000.235.350.647.99711320.167.412.58815.0015.001.0010.008.5075.00
Fred StanleySS-2B28515152000002000000.333.412.467.8797217.333.134.26711.760.000.000.000.0040.00
Lou PiniellaOF32411131000000100000.273.273.364.6374111.300.091.0910.009.090.000.000.0033.33
Carlos MayOF-1B28310121000001400000.200.273.300.5733111.333.100.2009.0936.364.000.000.0050.00
Elliott MaddoxOF-3B2839021001000100000.222.222.333.555319.250.111.1110.0011.110.000.000.0050.00
Oscar GambleOF2638121001001100000.250.333.375.708319.286.125.25011.1111.111.000.000.0050.00
Otto VelezOF2511000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Sandy Alomar2B3221000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Ellie HendricksC35110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Player NamePOsAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
Al CowensOF24521340100201100000.190.227.286.5136122.200.096.2384.554.551.000.000.0025.00
John Mayberry1B27518440013001000000.222.263.389.6527119.176.167.2225.260.000.005.2618.0025.00
Freddie PatekSS31518272004000100000.389.389.500.8899218.412.111.1110.005.560.000.000.0028.57
George Brett3B-1B23518481115002100000.444.500.7781.27814320.438.334.44410.005.000.505.0018.0037.50
Hal McRaeOF30517221101001400000.118.167.294.4615218.154.176.2355.5622.224.000.000.00100.00
Tom PoquetteOF24516132004002300000.188.278.313.5915218.231.125.25011.1116.671.500.000.0066.67
Buck MartinezC27515050004001300000.333.375.333.7085016.417.000.0676.2518.753.000.000.000.00
Jim WohlfordOF25511320000203100000.182.357.182.5392014.200.000.45521.437.140.330.000.000.00
Cookie Rojas2B3749230001100000000.333.333.333.666309.333.000.1110.000.000.000.000.000.00
Frank White2B2548210000000100000.125.125.125.250108.143.000.0000.0012.500.000.000.000.00
Jamie QuirkC-3B2147110102000200000.143.143.429.572317.200.286.2860.0028.570.000.000.00100.00
Dave Nelson2B-3B3222000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
Bob StinsonC3021000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Amos OtisOF2911000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00

Pitching Stats

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Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Ed Figueroa015.8420012.11482501.3210.220.001.463.652.500.00.00027
Catfish Hunter114.5021012.01061500.927.500.000.753.755.000.00.50030
Dock Ellis103.381008.0632501.006.750.002.255.632.500.001.00031
Dick Tidrow103.683007.1634001.417.360.004.910.000.000.001.00029
Grant Jackson008.102003.1431301.6110.800.002.708.103.000.00.00033
Sparky Lyle000.001011.0001001.000.000.009.000.000.000.00.00031
Player NameAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
Larry Gura014.2220010.21851401.8615.190.000.843.374.000.00.00028
Paul Splittorff101.932009.1725201.326.750.004.821.930.400.001.00029
Andy Hassler016.142007.1856401.979.820.007.364.910.670.00.00024
Mark Littell011.933004.2411301.197.710.001.935.793.000.00.00023
Doug Bird101.931004.2410100.957.710.000.001.9300.001.00026
Steve Mingori002.703013.1410101.2910.800.000.002.7000.00.00032
Dennis Leonard0019.292002.1952005.2434.710.007.710.000.000.00.00025
Marty Pattin0027.002000.10110010.000.000.0027.000.000.000.00.00033
Tom Hall000.001000.11000010.0027.000.000.000.0000.00.00028