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New York Yankees 5, Kansas City Royals 3

New York Yankees 5, Kansas City Royals 3

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League Championship Series Game Played on Tuesday, October 12, 1976 (N) at Yankee Stadium

KC  A    3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   3  6  0
NY  A    0  0  0    2  0  3    0  0  x  -   5  9  0
BATTING
Kansas City Royals    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Wohlford lf            2   1   0   0       2   0       0   0
Cowens cf              4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Brett 3b               3   1   2   1       1   0       1   0
Mayberry 1b            4   1   1   0       0   0      11   0
McRae dh               2   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
Poquette rf            3   0   1   1       0   2       2   0
  Nelson ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
White 2b               2   0   0   0       0   0       1   3
  Rojas ph,2b          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Patek ss               3   0   1   0       0   0       3   5
Martinez c             2   0   0   0       0   1       5   1
  Quirk ph             1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Stinson c            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Hassler p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pattin p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hall p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mingori p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Littell p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                28   3   6   3       3   5      24  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
BATTING - 
2B: Poquette (2,off Ellis).
SF: McRae (1,off Ellis).
HBP: McRae (1,by Ellis).
Team LOB: 3.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Wohlford (2,2nd base off Ellis/Munson).
CS: McRae (1,2nd base by Ellis/Munson); Patek (2,2nd base by Ellis/Munson).
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rivers cf              5   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
White lf               3   1   0   0       1   1       0   0
Munson c               4   1   2   0       0   0       5   2
Piniella dh            2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  May ph,dh            1   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Chambliss 1b           4   2   2   3       0   0      10   2
Nettles 3b             3   0   1   1       1   1       0   3
Maddox rf              4   0   1   1       0   1       4   0
Randolph 2b            3   0   1   0       1   1       3   3
Stanley ss             3   0   0   0       1   0       3   4
Ellis p                0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Lyle p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                32   5   9   5       5   5      27  14
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
PB: Munson (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Piniella (1,off Hassler); Munson (2,off Hassler); Maddox (1,off Mingori).
HR: Chambliss (1,4th inning off Hassler 1 on, 2 out).
IBB: May (1,by Pattin).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Chambliss (1,2nd base off Littell/Martinez); Randolph (1,2nd base off Littell/Stinson).
CS: Rivers (1,2nd base by Hassler/Martinez).
PITCHING
Kansas City Royals    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Hassler L(0-1)         5     4   4   4   3   3   1
Pattin                 0     0   1   1   1   0   0
Hall                   0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0
Mingori                0     1   0   0   0   0   0
Littell                2.2   3   0   0   1   2   0
Totals                 8     9   5   5   5   5   1
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Ellis W(1-0)           8     6   3   3   2   5   0
Lyle SV(1)             1     0   0   0   1   0   0
Totals                 9     6   3   3   3   5   0
HBP: Ellis (1,McRae).
IBB: Pattin (1,May).
Umpires: George Maloney, Bill Haller, Art Frantz, Larry McCoy, Larry Barnett, Joe Brinkman
Time of Game: 3:00   Attendance: 56808
Starting Lineups:

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

ROYALS 1ST: Wohlford walked; Wohlford stole second; Cowens
struck out; Brett singled to center [Wohlford scored]; Mayberry
singled to left [Brett to third]; McRae hit a sacrifice fly to
right [Brett scored]; Munson allowed a passed ball [Mayberry to
second]; Poquette doubled to left [Mayberry scored]; White
popped to first in foul territory; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals
3, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Rivers singled to shortstop; White struck out while
Rivers was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Munson
made an out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 0.

ROYALS 2ND: Patek grounded out (first to pitcher); Martinez was
called out on strikes; Wohlford grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Piniella grounded out (shortstop to first);
Chambliss grounded out (second to first); Nettles walked; Maddox
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Cowens singled to center; Brett grounded into a
double play (second to first) [Cowens out at second]; Mayberry
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
3, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Randolph grounded out (shortstop to first); Stanley
popped to shortstop; Rivers popped to third in foul territory; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 0.

ROYALS 4TH: McRae was hit by a pitch; McRae was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Poquette was called out on
strikes; White grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 4TH: White grounded out (shortstop to first); Munson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Piniella doubled to left;
Chambliss homered [Piniella scored]; Nettles struck out; 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 2.

ROYALS 5TH: Patek singled to center; Patek was caught stealing
second (catcher to shortstop); Martinez grounded out (second to
first); Wohlford made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 3, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 5TH: Maddox grounded out (shortstop to first); Randolph
walked; Stanley grounded out (first unassisted) [Randolph to
second]; Rivers grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 2.

ROYALS 6TH: Cowens grounded out (third to first); Brett singled
to right; Mayberry grounded into a double play (first to
shortstop to second) [Brett out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 6TH: White walked; Munson doubled to right [White to
third]; PATTIN REPLACED HASSLER (PITCHING); MAY BATTED FOR
PINIELLA; May was walked intentionally; HALL REPLACED PATTIN
(PITCHING); Chambliss forced May (second to shortstop) [White
scored, Munson to third]; Nettles singled to left [Munson
scored, Chambliss to second]; MINGORI REPLACED HALL (PITCHING);
Maddox doubled to right [Chambliss scored, Nettles to third];
LITTELL REPLACED MINGORI (PITCHING); Randolph struck out;
Stanley walked; Rivers popped to shortstop; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3
LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 5.

ROYALS 7TH: MAY STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); McRae made an out
to right; Poquette struck out; ROJAS BATTED FOR WHITE; Rojas
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3,
Yankees 5.

YANKEES 7TH: ROJAS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); White made an
out to center; Munson singled to left; May struck out; Chambliss
singled to right [Munson to third]; Chambliss stole second;
Nettles grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Royals 3, Yankees 5.

ROYALS 8TH: Patek grounded out (third to first); QUIRK BATTED
FOR MARTINEZ; Quirk struck out; Wohlford walked; Cowens lined to
shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 8TH: STINSON REPLACED QUIRK (PLAYING C ); Maddox
grounded out (pitcher to first); Randolph singled to center;
Randolph stole second; Stanley made an out to right; Rivers
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3,
Yankees 5.

ROYALS 9TH: LYLE REPLACED ELLIS (PITCHING); Brett walked;
Mayberry made an out to right; McRae made an out to right;
NELSON BATTED FOR POQUETTE; Nelson forced Brett (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 5.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           3   6   0    3
 Yankees          5   9   0    8

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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