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New York Yankees 6, Kansas City Royals 4

New York Yankees 6, Kansas City Royals 4

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Saturday, October 8, 1977 (D) at Royals Stadium

NY  A    1  2  1    1  0  0    0  0  1  -   6 13  0
KC  A    0  0  2    2  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  2
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rivers cf              5   2   4   1       0   0       4   0
Nettles 3b             5   0   2   1       0   0       0   3
Munson c               4   1   1   2       0   0       4   0
Jackson rf             3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
  Blair rf             1   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Piniella lf            5   0   2   1       0   0       3   0
Johnson dh             4   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  White pr,dh          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Chambliss 1b           4   0   0   0       0   1      10   0
Randolph 2b            4   2   1   0       0   0       2   2
Dent ss                3   1   1   1       0   0       1   4
Figueroa p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tidrow p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Lyle p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                38   6  13   6       1   2      27   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Rivers (2,off Gura); Dent (1,off Gura); Munson (1,off Gura); Piniella (2,off
Pattin).
SH: Dent (1,off Pattin).
SF: Munson (1,off Bird).
Team LOB: 8.
Kansas City Royals    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Poquette lf            3   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Zdeb ph,lf           2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
McRae dh               3   1   2   0       1   0       0   0
Brett 3b               4   0   2   1       0   0       1   3
Cowens rf              3   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
Mayberry 1b            2   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
  Wathan 1b            2   0   0   0       0   0       6   0
Porter c               4   0   0   0       0   0       3   0
Otis cf                3   1   0   0       1   1       4   0
Patek ss               4   2   3   1       0   0       0   4
White 2b               3   0   1   2       0   1       4   4
Gura p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pattin p             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
  Mingori p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bird p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                33   4   8   4       3   4      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Mayberry (2), Patek (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Patek (3,off Figueroa); White (1,off Tidrow).
3B: Patek (1,off Figueroa); Brett (1,off Figueroa).
SF: White (1,off Figueroa).
Team LOB: 6.
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Figueroa               3.1   5   4   4   2   3   0
Tidrow                 0.1   1   0   0   1   0   0
Lyle W(1-0)            5.1   2   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9     8   4   4   3   4   0
Kansas City Royals    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Gura L(0-1)            2     6   4   4   1   2   0
Pattin                 6     6   2   1   0   0   0
Mingori                0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0
Bird                   0.2   1   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9    13   6   5   1   2   0
WP: Mingori (1).
Umpires: Marty Springstead, Nick Bremigan, Bill Deegan, Jerry Neudecker, Jim McKean, Russ Goetz
Time of Game: 3:08   Attendance: 41135
Starting Lineups:

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

YANKEES 1ST: Rivers doubled to right; Nettles singled to
shortstop [Rivers to third]; Munson forced Nettles (third to
second) [Rivers scored]; Jackson struck out; Piniella grounded
out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 1,
Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Poquette popped to shortstop; McRae singled to left;
Brett grounded out (third to first) [McRae to third]; Cowens
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 1,
Royals 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Johnson grounded out (third to first); Chambliss
was called out on strikes; Randolph singled to left; Dent
doubled to left [Randolph scored]; Rivers singled to center
[Dent scored]; Nettles grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 3 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Mayberry struck out; Porter grounded out (second to
first); Otis struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3,
Royals 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Munson doubled to left; Jackson walked; PATTIN
REPLACED GURA (PITCHING); Piniella singled to right [Munson
scored, Jackson to third]; Johnson popped to second; Chambliss
lined into a double play (pitcher to third) [Jackson out at
third]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 4, Royals 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Patek tripled to right; White hit a sacrifice fly to
right [Patek scored]; Poquette grounded out (shortstop to
first); McRae singled to center; Brett tripled to right [McRae
scored]; Cowens walked; Mayberry struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Yankees 4, Royals 2.

YANKEES 4TH: Randolph reached on an error by Patek; Dent out on
a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first) [Randolph to second];
Mayberry dropped a foul fly hit by Rivers; Rivers grounded out
(shortstop to first); Nettles singled to right [Randolph scored
(unearned)]; Munson forced Nettles (third to second); 1 R, 1 H,
2 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 5, Royals 2.

ROYALS 4TH: Porter made an out to center; Otis walked; Patek
doubled to left [Otis scored]; TIDROW REPLACED FIGUEROA
(PITCHING); White doubled to right [Patek scored]; Poquette
grounded out (shortstop to first); McRae walked; LYLE REPLACED
TIDROW (PITCHING); Brett lined to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Yankees 5, Royals 4.

YANKEES 5TH: WATHAN REPLACED MAYBERRY (PLAYING 1B); Jackson
grounded out (second to first); Piniella doubled to right;
Johnson made an out to right [Piniella to third]; Chambliss
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 5, Royals 4.

ROYALS 5TH: Cowens popped to second; Wathan lined to center;
Porter lined to first; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Royals
4.

YANKEES 6TH: Randolph lined to center; Dent popped to catcher in
foul territory; Rivers singled to right; Nettles made an out to
right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 5, Royals 4.

ROYALS 6TH: Otis lined to center; Patek singled to center; White
made an out to center; ZDEB BATTED FOR POQUETTE; Zdeb made an
out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 5, Royals 4.

YANKEES 7TH: ZDEB STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Munson grounded
out (shortstop to first); Jackson grounded out (second to
first); Piniella made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 5, Royals 4.

ROYALS 7TH: BLAIR REPLACED JACKSON (PLAYING RF); McRae lined to
left; Brett singled to second; Cowens grounded into a double
play (third to second to first) [Brett out at second]; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Royals 4.

YANKEES 8TH: Johnson singled to second; WHITE RAN FOR JOHNSON;
Chambliss grounded out (second to first) [White to second];
Randolph popped to second; Dent made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 5, Royals 4.

ROYALS 8TH: WHITE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); Wathan grounded
out (shortstop to first); Porter popped to first; Otis grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5,
Royals 4.

YANKEES 9TH: Rivers singled to center; MINGORI REPLACED PATTIN
(PITCHING); Mingori threw a wild pitch [Rivers to second];
Nettles made an out to right [Rivers to third]; BIRD REPLACED
MINGORI (PITCHING); Munson hit a sacrifice fly to center [Rivers
scored]; Blair singled to center; Piniella popped to first in
foul territory; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 6, Royals 4.

ROYALS 9TH: Patek made an out to right; White struck out; Zdeb
made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 6, Royals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          6  13   0    8
 Royals           4   8   2    6

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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