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Kansas City Royals 7, New York Yankees 3

Kansas City Royals 7, New York Yankees 3

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Sunday, October 10, 1976 (N) at Royals Stadium

NY  A    0  1  2    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3 12  5
KC  A    2  0  0    0  0  2    0  3  x  -   7  9  0
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rivers cf              4   0   0   0       1   0       3   0
White lf               4   1   2   0       1   0       2   0
Munson c               5   1   2   1       0   0       2   1
Chambliss 1b           5   0   3   1       0   0       9   1
May dh                 5   1   2   0       0   2       0   0
Nettles 3b             3   0   1   0       1   0       2   5
Gamble rf              4   0   1   1       0   0       3   0
Randolph 2b            3   0   0   0       1   0       1   3
Stanley ss             3   0   1   0       0   0       0   3
  Piniella ph          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mason ss             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Figueroa p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tidrow p             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                37   3  12   3       4   2      24  13
FIELDING - 
E: Munson 2 (2), Chambliss (1), Gamble (1), Stanley (1).
BATTING - 
2B: May (1,off Leonard); White (2,off Leonard); Munson (1,off Leonard); Stanley
(2,off Splittorff); Nettles (1,off Splittorff).
Team LOB: 11.
Kansas City Royals    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wohlford lf            4   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Cowens cf              5   1   1   0       0   0       5   0
Brett 3b               3   1   1   1       0   0       0   1
Mayberry 1b            4   1   1   1       0   0      12   0
McRae dh               3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Poquette rf            3   1   2   2       1   0       2   0
White 2b               4   1   1   0       0   1       3   5
Patek ss               4   1   1   1       0   0       1   6
Martinez c             4   0   1   2       0   0       2   0
Leonard p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Splittorff p         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Mingori p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                34   7   9   7       3   2      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
BATTING - 
2B: Poquette (1,off Figueroa).
3B: Brett (1,off Figueroa).
SF: Brett (1,off Figueroa).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Cowens 2 (2,2nd base off Figueroa/Munson,2nd base off Tidrow/Munson); Wohlford
(1,2nd base off Tidrow/Munson).
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Figueroa L(0-1)        5.1   6   4   4   2   2   0
Tidrow                 2.2   3   3   2   1   0   0
Totals                 8     9   7   6   3   2   0
Kansas City Royals    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Leonard                2.1   6   3   3   2   0   0
Splittorff W(1-0)      5.2   4   0   0   2   1   0
Mingori                1     2   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9    12   3   3   4   2   0

Umpires: Larry Barnett, George Maloney, Bill Haller, Art Frantz, Joe Brinkman, Larry McCoy
Time of Game: 2:45   Attendance: 41091
Starting Lineups:

   New York Yankees              Kansas City Royals       
1. Rivers              cf        Wohlford            lf
2. White               lf        Cowens              cf
3. Munson              c         Brett               3b
4. Chambliss           1b        Mayberry            1b
5. May                 dh        McRae               dh
6. Nettles             3b        Poquette            rf
7. Gamble              rf        White               2b
8. Randolph            2b        Patek               ss
9. Stanley             ss        Martinez            c
   Figueroa            p         Leonard             p

YANKEES 1ST: Rivers walked; White singled to left [Rivers to
second]; Munson grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Rivers to third, White out at second]; Chambliss
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees
0, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Wohlford singled to shortstop; Cowens singled to
right [Wohlford to third]; Brett hit a sacrifice fly to left
[Wohlford scored]; Cowens stole second [Cowens to third (error
by Munson)]; Mayberry popped to third in foul territory; McRae
walked; Poquette singled to right [Cowens scored, McRae to
third]; White grounded out (third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Yankees 0, Royals 2.

YANKEES 2ND: May doubled to left; Nettles walked; Gamble singled
to left [May scored, Nettles to second]; Randolph grounded into
a double play (shortstop to first) [Nettles to third, Gamble out
at second]; Stanley popped to second; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 1, Royals 2.

ROYALS 2ND: Patek made an out to center; Martinez made an out to
right; Wohlford grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Royals 2.

YANKEES 3RD: Rivers grounded out (second to first); White
doubled to center; Munson doubled to right [White scored];
Chambliss singled to right [Munson scored]; SPLITTORFF REPLACED
LEONARD (PITCHING); May singled to right [Chambliss to second];
Nettles made an out to center; Gamble lined to center; 2 R, 4 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 2.

ROYALS 3RD: Cowens grounded out (shortstop to first); Brett
grounded out (second to first); Mayberry popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 2.

YANKEES 4TH: Randolph made an out to left; Stanley doubled to
right; Rivers made an out to center; White walked; Munson forced
White (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3,
Royals 2.

ROYALS 4TH: McRae struck out; Poquette lined to center; White
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3,
Royals 2.

YANKEES 5TH: Chambliss grounded out (first unassisted); May
struck out; Nettles doubled to right; Gamble made an out to
left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 2.

ROYALS 5TH: Patek made an out to center; Martinez made an out to
right; Wohlford walked; Cowens forced Wohlford (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 2.

YANKEES 6TH: Randolph grounded out (shortstop to first); Stanley
made an out to right; Rivers grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 2.

ROYALS 6TH: Brett tripled to center; Mayberry singled to center
[Brett scored]; McRae made an out to right; Poquette doubled to
left [Mayberry scored]; TIDROW REPLACED FIGUEROA (PITCHING);
White grounded out (third to first); Patek reached on an error
by Chambliss [Poquette to third]; Martinez made an out to left;
2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 4.

YANKEES 7TH: White made an out to right; Munson grounded out
(pitcher to first); Chambliss singled to shortstop; May grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals
4.

ROYALS 7TH: Wohlford grounded out (shortstop to first); Cowens
reached on an error by Stanley; Cowens stole second [Cowens to
third (error by Munson)]; Brett reached on a fielder's choice
[Cowens out at home (first to catcher to third to pitcher),
Brett to second]; Mayberry grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 4.

YANKEES 8TH: Nettles grounded out (shortstop to first); Gamble
grounded out (third to first); Randolph walked; PINIELLA BATTED
FOR STANLEY; Piniella made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 4.

ROYALS 8TH: MASON REPLACED PINIELLA (PLAYING SS); McRae grounded
out (third to first); Poquette walked; White singled to right
[Poquette to third]; Patek singled to right [Poquette scored,
White to third, Patek to second (error by Gamble)]; Martinez
singled to right [White scored, Patek scored (unearned)];
Wohlford forced Martinez (second to shortstop); Wohlford stole
second; Cowens grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 3, Royals 7.

YANKEES 9TH: MINGORI REPLACED SPLITTORFF (PITCHING); Rivers
grounded out (shortstop to first); White made an out to center;
Munson singled to center; Chambliss singled to right [Munson to
second]; May struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 3,
Royals 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          3  12   5   11
 Royals           7   9   0    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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