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New York Yankees 7, Kansas City Royals 6

New York Yankees 7, Kansas City Royals 6

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Thursday, October 14, 1976 (N) at Yankee Stadium

KC  A    2  1  0    0  0  0    0  3  0  -   6 11  1
NY  A    2  0  2    0  0  2    0  0  1  -   7 11  1
BATTING
Kansas City Royals    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Cowens cf              4   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Poquette lf            3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
  Wohlford ph,lf       2   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Brett 3b               4   2   2   3       0   0       0   1
Mayberry 1b            4   1   2   2       0   0       6   1
McRae rf               4   0   0   0       0   1       3   1
Quirk dh               4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Rojas 2b               4   1   1   0       0   0       3   2
Patek ss               4   0   1   0       0   1       5   1
Martinez c             4   0   3   1       0   0       3   2
Leonard p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Splittorff p         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pattin p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hassler p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Littell p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                37   6  11   6       1   4      24   8
FIELDING - 
E: Brett (3).
BATTING - 
2B: Brett (1,off Figueroa).
HR: Mayberry (1,1st inning off Figueroa 1 on, 2 out); Brett (1,8th inning off
Jackson 2 on, 0 out).
Team LOB: 5.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Rojas (1,2nd base off Figueroa/Munson).
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rivers cf              5   3   4   0       0   0       2   0
White lf               2   2   1   1       2   0       4   0
Munson c               5   0   3   2       0   1       4   0
Chambliss 1b           4   2   3   3       0   0      15   0
May dh                 4   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Alomar pr,dh         0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Nettles 3b             3   0   0   0       1   0       0   1
Gamble rf              2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Randolph 2b            3   0   0   0       1   0       1   5
Stanley ss             3   0   0   0       1   0       1   5
Figueroa p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Jackson p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Tidrow p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                31   7  11   6       6   3      27  13
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Gamble (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Chambliss (1,off Hassler).
3B: Rivers (1,off Leonard).
HR: Chambliss (2,9th inning off Littell 0 on, 0 out).
SH: White (1,off Hassler); Gamble (1,off Hassler).
SF: Chambliss (1,off Splittorff).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: White (1,2nd base off Leonard/Martinez); Chambliss (2,2nd base off Hassler/Martinez).
CS: Alomar (1,2nd base by Hassler/Martinez).
PITCHING
Kansas City Royals    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Leonard                0     3   2   2   0   0   0
Splittorff             3.2   3   2   2   3   1   0
Pattin                 0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0
Hassler                2.1   4   2   1   3   1   0
Littell L(0-1)         1.2   1   1   1   0   1   1
Totals                 8    11   7   6   6   3   1
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Figueroa               7     8   4   4   0   3   1
Jackson                1     2   2   2   0   1   1
Tidrow W(1-0)          1     1   0   0   1   0   0
Totals                 9    11   6   6   1   4   2

Umpires: Art Frantz, Larry McCoy, Joe Brinkman, Larry Barnett, Bill Haller, George Maloney
Time of Game: 3:13   Attendance: 56821
Starting Lineups:

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

ROYALS 1ST: Cowens grounded out (second to first); Poquette
struck out; Brett doubled to right; Mayberry homered [Brett
scored]; McRae struck out; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Rivers tripled; White singled [Rivers scored];
White stole second; Munson singled to left [White to third,
Munson to second (on throw to 3b)]; SPLITTORFF REPLACED LEONARD
(PITCHING); Chambliss hit a sacrifice fly to left [White
scored]; May made an out to center; Nettles popped to shortstop;
2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 2.

ROYALS 2ND: Quirk made an out to left; Rojas singled to center;
Rojas stole second; Patek struck out; Martinez singled to right
[Rojas scored, Martinez to second (error by Gamble)]; Cowens
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3,
Yankees 2.

YANKEES 2ND: Gamble was called out on strikes; Randolph made an
out to right; Stanley grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 2.

ROYALS 3RD: Poquette grounded out (pitcher to first); Brett made
an out to center; Mayberry grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 2.

YANKEES 3RD: Rivers singled to center; White walked [Rivers to
second]; Munson singled to center [Rivers scored, White to
third]; Chambliss forced Munson (second to shortstop) [White
scored]; May made an out to center; Nettles popped to shortstop;
2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 4.

ROYALS 4TH: McRae popped to first; Quirk grounded out (shortstop
to first); Rojas made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 3, Yankees 4.

YANKEES 4TH: Gamble grounded out (second to first); Randolph
lined to first; Stanley walked; Rivers singled to right [Stanley
to third]; White walked [Rivers to second]; PATTIN REPLACED
SPLITTORFF (PITCHING); Munson made an out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 4.

ROYALS 5TH: Patek popped to first in foul territory; Martinez
singled to left; Cowens grounded into a double play (shortstop
to first) [Martinez out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Royals 3, Yankees 4.

YANKEES 5TH: HASSLER REPLACED PATTIN (PITCHING); Chambliss
doubled; May struck out; Nettles popped to first; Gamble walked;
Randolph walked [Chambliss to third, Gamble to second]; Stanley
lined to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 4.

ROYALS 6TH: Poquette grounded out (second to first); Brett lined
to center; Mayberry singled to right; McRae grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 4.

YANKEES 6TH: Rivers singled; White out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Rivers to second]; Munson singled to right
[Rivers scored, Munson out at second (right to shortstop)];
Chambliss singled to center; Chambliss stole second; May reached
on an error by Brett [Chambliss scored (unearned)]; ALOMAR RAN
FOR MAY; Alomar was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 6.

ROYALS 7TH: ALOMAR STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); Quirk lined to
first; Rojas grounded out (shortstop to first); Patek singled to
third; Martinez made an out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Royals 3, Yankees 6.

YANKEES 7TH: Nettles walked; Gamble out on a sacrifice bunt
(catcher to second) [Nettles to second]; LITTELL REPLACED
HASSLER (PITCHING); Randolph grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Nettles to third]; Stanley made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Royals 3, Yankees 6.

ROYALS 8TH: Cowens singled to left; JACKSON REPLACED FIGUEROA
(PITCHING); WOHLFORD BATTED FOR POQUETTE; Wohlford singled to
center [Cowens to second]; Brett homered [Cowens scored,
Wohlford scored]; Mayberry grounded out (second to first); McRae
lined to left; Quirk struck out; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
6, Yankees 6.

YANKEES 8TH: WOHLFORD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Rivers made
an out to right; White grounded out (first unassisted); Munson
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 6, Yankees 6.

ROYALS 9TH: TIDROW REPLACED JACKSON (PITCHING); Rojas grounded
out (shortstop to first); Patek grounded out (shortstop to
first); Martinez singled to left; Cowens walked [Martinez to
second]; Wohlford forced Cowens (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Royals 6, Yankees 6.

YANKEES 9TH: Chambliss homered; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 6,
Yankees 7.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Royals           6  11   1    5
 Yankees          7  11   1    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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