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New York Yankees 7, Kansas City Royals 1

New York Yankees 7, Kansas City Royals 1

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Tuesday, October 3, 1978 (N) at Royals Stadium

NY  A    0  1  1    0  2  0    0  3  0  -   7 16  0
KC  A    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  2  2
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rivers cf              5   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
  Blair pr,cf          1   1   0   0       0   1       2   0
Munson c               5   0   1   0       0   0       6   0
Piniella rf            5   2   2   0       0   0       6   0
Jackson dh             3   2   3   3       2   0       0   0
Nettles 3b             5   1   2   1       0   0       1   1
Chambliss 1b           5   0   2   1       0   2       4   0
White lf               4   1   1   0       1   0       1   0
Doyle 2b               5   0   2   1       0   0       2   4
Dent ss                5   0   1   1       0   0       0   1
Beattie p              0   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
  Clay p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                43   7  16   7       3   3      27   6
BATTING - 
2B: White (1,off Leonard); Jackson (1,off Leonard).
3B: Nettles (1,off Leonard).
HR: Jackson (1,8th inning off Hrabosky 2 on, 2 out).
IBB: White (1,by Mingori).
Team LOB: 12.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Jackson (1,3rd base by Mingori/Porter).
Kansas City Royals    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Braun lf               4   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Brett 3b               4   1   1   0       0   0       2   4
Otis cf                2   0   0   0       2   2       1   0
Porter c               3   0   0   0       1   0       4   1
LaCock 1b              2   0   0   0       2   0       9   0
McRae dh               2   0   0   1       1   0       0   0
Cowens rf              4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Patek ss               3   0   0   0       0   2       3   4
  Hurdle ph            0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
White 2b               3   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
  Poquette ph          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Leonard p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mingori p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hrabosky p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bird p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                28   1   2   1       8   5      27  12
FIELDING - 
E: Brett (1), Otis (1).
PB: Porter (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Brett (1,off Beattie).
SF: McRae (1,off Clay).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: LaCock (1,2nd base off Beattie/Munson); Otis (1,2nd base off Beattie/Munson).
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Beattie W(1-0)         5.1   2   1   1   5   3   0
Clay SV(1)             3.2   0   0   0   3   2   0
Totals                 9     2   1   1   8   5   0
Kansas City Royals    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Leonard L(0-1)         4     9   3   3   0   2   0
Mingori                3.2   5   3   3   3   0   0
Hrabosky               0.1   1   1   1   0   0   1
Bird                   1     1   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9    16   7   7   3   3   1
IBB: Mingori (1,White).
Umpires: Lou DiMuro, Rich Garcia, Ron Luciano, Bill Kunkel, Terry Cooney, Dave Phillips
Time of Game: 2:57   Attendance: 41143
Starting Lineups:

   New York Yankees              Kansas City Royals       
1. Rivers              cf        Braun               lf
2. Munson              c         Brett               3b
3. Piniella            rf        Otis                cf
4. Jackson             dh        Porter              c
5. Nettles             3b        LaCock              1b
6. Chambliss           1b        McRae               dh
7. White               lf        Cowens              rf
8. Doyle               2b        Patek               ss
9. Dent                ss        White               2b
   Beattie             p         Leonard             p

YANKEES 1ST: Rivers made an out to left; Munson singled to
right; Piniella forced Munson (second to shortstop); Jackson
singled to center [Piniella to third, Jackson to second (error
by Otis)]; Nettles made an out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB. 
Yankees 0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Braun grounded out (second to pitcher); Brett popped
to catcher in foul territory; Otis was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Royals 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Chambliss struck out; White doubled to right; Doyle
lined to third; Dent singled [White scored]; Rivers popped to
shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Porter made an out to center; LaCock walked; LaCock
stole second; McRae walked; Cowens struck out; Patek popped to
pitcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 1, Royals 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Munson grounded out (third to first); Piniella made
an out to right; Jackson doubled; Nettles tripled to right
[Jackson scored]; Chambliss was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: White grounded out (third to first); Braun made an
out to center; Brett made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Yankees 2, Royals 0.

YANKEES 4TH: White grounded out (second to first); Doyle singled
to center; Dent popped to first in foul territory; Rivers
singled to right [Doyle to third]; Munson made an out to left; 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 2, Royals 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Otis walked; Otis stole second; Porter popped to
third in foul territory; LaCock grounded out (second to first)
[Otis to third]; McRae made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 2, Royals 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Piniella singled; MINGORI REPLACED LEONARD
(PITCHING); Porter allowed a passed ball [Piniella to second];
Jackson walked; Nettles forced Jackson (second to shortstop)
[Piniella to third]; Chambliss singled to right [Piniella
scored, Nettles to third]; White popped to second; Doyle singled
to right [Nettles scored, Chambliss to second]; Dent forced
Doyle (shortstop to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 4,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Cowens singled to center; Patek struck out; White
popped to second; Braun lined to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 4, Royals 0.

YANKEES 6TH: Rivers grounded out (shortstop to first); Munson
grounded out (third to first); Piniella grounded out (shortstop
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 4, Royals 0.

ROYALS 6TH: Brett doubled to center; Otis walked; Porter made an
out to center; LaCock walked [Brett to third, Otis to second];
CLAY REPLACED BEATTIE (PITCHING); McRae hit a sacrifice fly to
right [Brett scored]; Cowens grounded out (second to first); 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 4, Royals 1.

YANKEES 7TH: Jackson walked; Nettles singled to right [Jackson
to second]; Jackson was picked off and caught stealing third
(catcher to shortstop to third) [Nettles to second]; Chambliss
made an out to left; White was walked intentionally; Doyle
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Yankees 4, Royals 1.

ROYALS 7TH: Patek struck out; White flied to right in foul
territory; Braun walked; Brett forced Braun (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 4, Royals 1.

YANKEES 8TH: Dent grounded out (third to first); Rivers singled
to center; BLAIR RAN FOR RIVERS; Munson made an out to left;
Piniella singled to left [Blair to second]; HRABOSKY REPLACED
MINGORI (PITCHING); Jackson homered [Blair scored, Piniella
scored]; Nettles made an out to left; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 7, Royals 1.

ROYALS 8TH: BLAIR STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Otis was called
out on strikes; Porter walked; LaCock made an out to center;
McRae lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 7, Royals
1.

YANKEES 9TH: BIRD REPLACED HRABOSKY (PITCHING); Chambliss
singled to center; White grounded out (first unassisted)
[Chambliss to second]; Doyle reached on an error by Brett
[Chambliss to third, Doyle to second]; Dent grounded out (third
to first); Blair was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Yankees 7, Royals 1.

ROYALS 9TH: Cowens lined to left; HURDLE BATTED FOR PATEK;
Hurdle walked; POQUETTE BATTED FOR WHITE; Poquette made an out
to right; Braun grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 7, Royals 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          7  16   0   12
 Royals           1   2   2    9

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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