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New York Yankees 6, Kansas City Royals 2

New York Yankees 6, Kansas City Royals 2

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Thursday, October 6, 1977 (N) at Yankee Stadium

KC  A    0  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   2  3  1
NY  A    0  0  0    0  2  3    0  1  x  -   6 10  1
BATTING
Kansas City Royals    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Patek ss               3   1   1   1       0   0       1   3
McRae dh               2   0   0   0       2   1       0   0
Brett 3b               4   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
Cowens rf              4   0   0   0       0   2       0   0
Otis cf                4   0   0   0       0   0       3   1
Mayberry 1b            3   0   0   0       0   0       9   1
Zdeb lf                3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Porter c               1   1   0   0       1   0       3   0
  Wathan ph,c          1   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
White 2b               3   0   1   0       0   1       4   3
Hassler p              0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Littell p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mingori p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                28   2   3   1       3   7      24  11
FIELDING - 
E: Brett (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Patek (2,off Guidry).
SF: Patek (1,off Guidry).
Team LOB: 3.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: McRae (1,2nd base by Guidry/Munson); White (1,2nd base by Guidry/Munson).
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rivers cf              5   0   0   0       0   1       7   0
Nettles 3b             4   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
Munson c               4   1   3   0       0   1       7   2
Jackson rf             4   1   1   0       0   0       3   0
  Blair rf             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Piniella lf            4   1   1   0       0   0       1   0
Johnson dh             4   2   2   2       0   1       0   0
Chambliss 1b           2   0   0   0       2   1       3   1
Randolph 2b            4   1   2   1       0   0       3   1
Dent ss                3   0   1   1       1   0       2   2
Guidry p               0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                34   6  10   4       3   5      27   7
FIELDING - 
E: Dent (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Johnson (1,off Littell).
HR: Johnson (1,5th inning off Hassler 0 on, 1 out).
IBB: Chambliss 2 (2,by Littell 2).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Jackson (1,2nd base off Littell/Wathan).
PITCHING
Kansas City Royals    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Hassler L(0-1)         5.2   5   3   3   0   3   1
Littell                2     5   3   1   3   1   0
Mingori                0.1   0   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 8    10   6   4   3   5   1
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Guidry W(1-0)          9     3   2   2   3   7   0
BK: Hassler (1).
IBB: Littell 2 (2,Chambliss 2).
Umpires: Russ Goetz, Jim McKean, Marty Springstead, Nick Bremigan, Jerry Neudecker, Bill Deegan
Time of Game: 2:58   Attendance: 56230
Starting Lineups:

   Kansas City Royals            New York Yankees         
1. Patek               ss        Rivers              cf
2. McRae               dh        Nettles             3b
3. Brett               3b        Munson              c
4. Cowens              rf        Jackson             rf
5. Otis                cf        Piniella            lf
6. Mayberry            1b        Johnson             dh
7. Zdeb                lf        Chambliss           1b
8. Porter              c         Randolph            2b
9. White               2b        Dent                ss
   Hassler             p         Guidry              p

ROYALS 1ST: Patek grounded out (shortstop to first); McRae
walked; McRae was caught stealing second [McRae to second (error
by Dent; assist by Munson)]; Brett made an out to center [McRae
to third]; Cowens struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Rivers grounded out (shortstop to first); Nettles
popped to second; Munson singled to left; Jackson grounded out
(third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Otis made an out to right; Mayberry popped to
second; Zdeb was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Piniella grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
grounded out (second to first); Chambliss struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Porter walked; White singled to left [Porter to
third]; Patek lined out on a sacrifice fly to center [Porter
scored]; White was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); McRae struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Randolph grounded out (third to first); Dent
grounded out (third to first); Rivers grounded out (first to
pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Yankees 0.

ROYALS 4TH: Brett grounded out (second to first); Cowens struck
out; Otis lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Nettles lined to center; Munson struck out; Jackson
made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 1, Yankees 0.

ROYALS 5TH: Mayberry grounded out (first to pitcher); Zdeb made
an out to right; Porter popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Piniella grounded out (second to first); Johnson
homered; Chambliss grounded out (second to first); Randolph
singled to left; Hassler balked [Randolph to second]; Dent
singled to left [Randolph scored]; Rivers forced Dent (shortstop
to second); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 1, Yankees 2.

ROYALS 6TH: White struck out; Patek doubled to center; McRae
walked; Brett forced McRae (third to second) [Patek scored];
Cowens made an out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2,
Yankees 2.

YANKEES 6TH: Nettles struck out; Munson singled to center;
Jackson popped to second; LITTELL REPLACED HASSLER (PITCHING);
Piniella singled to left [Munson to third]; Johnson doubled to
left [Munson scored, Piniella to third]; Chambliss was walked
intentionally; Randolph reached on an error by Brett [Piniella
scored (unearned), Johnson scored (unearned), Chambliss to
third, Randolph to second]; Dent popped to second; 3 R, 3 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 5.

ROYALS 7TH: Otis lined to center; Mayberry lined to shortstop;
Zdeb was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2,
Yankees 5.

YANKEES 7TH: Rivers made an out to center; Nettles grounded out
(first unassisted); Munson singled to center [Munson out at
second (center to shortstop)]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2,
Yankees 5.

ROYALS 8TH: WATHAN BATTED FOR PORTER; Wathan struck out; White
made an out to right; Patek made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 8TH: WATHAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Jackson singled
to right; Jackson stole second; Piniella made an out to center
[Jackson to third]; Johnson struck out; Chambliss was walked
intentionally; Randolph singled to left [Jackson scored,
Chambliss to second]; Dent walked [Chambliss to third, Randolph
to second]; MINGORI REPLACED LITTELL (PITCHING); Rivers struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 6.

ROYALS 9TH: BLAIR REPLACED JACKSON (PLAYING RF); McRae grounded
out (shortstop to first); Brett singled to left; Cowens lined to
left; Otis made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
2, Yankees 6.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           2   3   1    3
 Yankees          6  10   1    7

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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