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New York Yankees 4, Oakland Athletics 0

New York Yankees 4, Oakland Athletics 0

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Thursday, October 15, 1981 (N) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

NY  A    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  3  -   4 10  0
OAK A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  5  2
BATTING
New York Yankees      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Mumphrey cf            3   0   1   0       2   1       0   0
Milbourne ss           4   1   1   0       0   0       0   2
Winfield lf            5   0   0   0       0   2       2   0
Murcer dh              3   0   1   0       1   1       0   0
  Piniella ph,dh       1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Gamble rf              1   0   0   0       3   0       4   0
  Foote ph             1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Brown pr,rf          0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
Nettles 3b             5   0   1   3       0   0       1   2
Watson 1b              5   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Cerone c               4   0   1   0       0   0       7   0
Randolph 2b            4   1   2   1       0   0       6   2
Righetti p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Davis p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gossage p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                36   4  10   4       6   4      27   7
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
BATTING - 
2B: Nettles (2,off Underwood).
HR: Randolph (1,6th inning off Keough 0 on, 2 out).
SH: Milbourne (1,off Keough).
Team LOB: 12.
Oakland Athletics     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Henderson lf           2   0   1   0       1   1       2   0
  Heath lf             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Murphy cf              1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Bosetti ph,cf        3   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Johnson dh             3   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
Armas rf               4   0   1   0       0   1       2   0
Klutts 3b              2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Gross ph,3b          2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Moore 1b               2   0   2   0       0   0       6   0
  Spencer ph,1b        1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
McKay 2b               3   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
Newman c               3   0   0   0       0   2       5   0
Picciolo ss            2   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
  Drumright ph         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stanley ss           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Keough p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Underwood p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                30   0   5   0       2   7      27   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: McKay (1), Picciolo (1).
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Henderson 2 (2,2nd base off Righetti/Cerone 2).
PITCHING
New York Yankees      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Righetti W(1-0)        6     4   0   0   2   4   0
Davis                  2     0   0   0   0   1   0
Gossage                1     1   0   0   0   2   0
Totals                 9     5   0   0   2   7   0
Oakland Athletics     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Keough L(0-1)          8.1   7   2   1   6   4   1
Underwood              0.2   3   2   2   0   0   0
Totals                 9    10   4   1   6   4   1
WP: Keough (1).
Umpires: Jerry Neudecker, Marty Springstead, Durwood Merrill, Vic Voltaggio, Russ Goetz, Nick Bremigan
Time of Game: 3:19   Attendance: 47302
Starting Lineups:

   New York Yankees              Oakland Athletics        
1. Mumphrey            cf        Henderson           lf
2. Milbourne           ss        Murphy              cf
3. Winfield            lf        Johnson             dh
4. Murcer              dh        Armas               rf
5. Gamble              rf        Klutts              3b
6. Nettles             3b        Moore               1b
7. Watson              1b        McKay               2b
8. Cerone              c         Newman              c
9. Randolph            2b        Picciolo            ss
   Righetti            p         Keough              p

YANKEES 1ST: Mumphrey was called out on strikes; Milbourne
singled; Winfield made an out to left; Keough threw a wild pitch
[Milbourne to second]; Murcer walked; Gamble walked [Milbourne
to third, Murcer to second]; Nettles made an out to right; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Yankees 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Henderson singled; Henderson stole second;
Murphy injured back on swing; BOSETTI BATTED FOR MURPHY;
Bosetti struck out (strikeout was charged to Murphy); Johnson
walked; Armas grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Johnson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 0, Athletics 0.

YANKEES 2ND: BOSETTI STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); Watson lined
to third; Cerone made an out to center; Randolph singled to
left; Mumphrey singled to center [Randolph to third]; Milbourne
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees
0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Klutts grounded out (shortstop to first); Moore
singled to right; McKay singled to right [Moore to second];
Newman struck out; Picciolo forced McKay (third to second); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 0, Athletics 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Winfield reached on an error by Picciolo [Winfield
to second]; Murcer grounded out (shortstop to first) [Winfield
to third]; Gamble lined to second; Nettles grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Henderson walked; Henderson stole second; Bosetti
popped to second; Johnson popped to first; Armas struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Athletics 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Watson singled to left; Cerone forced Watson (third
to second); Randolph forced Cerone (shortstop to second);
Mumphrey walked [Randolph to second]; Milbourne grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 0, Athletics
0.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Klutts popped to second; Moore singled to left;
McKay grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Moore out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Athletics 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Winfield made an out to left; Murcer struck out;
Gamble walked; Nettles popped to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Yankees 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Newman made an out to left; Picciolo grounded out
(pitcher to first); Henderson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 0, Athletics 0.

YANKEES 6TH: HEATH REPLACED HENDERSON (PLAYING LF); Watson made
an out to right; Cerone grounded out (third to first); Randolph
homered; Mumphrey popped to shortstop; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 1, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Bosetti made an out to right; Johnson made an out
to right; Armas made an out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Yankees 1, Athletics 0.

YANKEES 7TH: Milbourne grounded out (shortstop to first);
Winfield struck out; Murcer singled to center; Gamble walked
[Murcer to second]; Nettles made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 1, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 7TH: DAVIS REPLACED RIGHETTI (PITCHING); GROSS BATTED
FOR KLUTTS; Gross made an out to right; SPENCER BATTED FOR
MOORE; Spencer popped to third; McKay made an out to left; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Athletics 0.

YANKEES 8TH: GROSS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); SPENCER STAYED
IN GAME (PLAYING 1B); Watson lined to third; Cerone singled to
left; Randolph grounded into a double play (shortstop to first)
[Cerone out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1,
Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Newman struck out; DRUMRIGHT BATTED FOR PICCIOLO;
Drumright grounded out (first unassisted); Heath grounded out
(first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Athletics
0.

YANKEES 9TH: STANLEY REPLACED DRUMRIGHT (PLAYING SS); Mumphrey
walked; Milbourne reached on an error on a sacrifice bunt by
McKay [Mumphrey to second]; Winfield struck out; UNDERWOOD
REPLACED KEOUGH (PITCHING); PINIELLA BATTED FOR MURCER; Piniella
singled to left [Mumphrey out at home (left to catcher),
Milbourne to second]; FOOTE BATTED FOR GAMBLE; Foote singled to
right [Milbourne to third, Piniella to second]; BROWN RAN FOR
FOOTE; Nettles doubled to center [Milbourne scored (unearned),
Piniella scored (unearned, but earned for the pitcher), Brown
scored (unearned, but earned for the pitcher)]; Watson lined to
second; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 4, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 9TH: PINIELLA STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); BROWN
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); GOSSAGE REPLACED DAVIS (PITCHING);
Bosetti struck out; Johnson struck out; Armas singled to right;
Gross popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 4,
Athletics 0.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Yankees          4  10   0   12
 Athletics        0   5   2    5

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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