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Oakland Athletics 3, New York Mets 1

Oakland Athletics 3, New York Mets 1

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World Series Game Played on Saturday, October 20, 1973 (D) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

NY  N    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  6  2
OAK A    1  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  x  -   3  7  0
BATTING
New York Mets         AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Garrett 3b             3   0   1   0       1   0       0   2
Millan 2b              4   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
Staub rf               4   0   1   0       0   1       0   0
Jones lf               4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Milner 1b              4   0   1   0       0   0      10   0
Grote c                4   0   1   0       0   0       7   1
Hahn cf                3   0   0   0       0   1       4   0
  Kranepool ph         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Harrelson ss           3   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Seaver p               2   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Boswell ph           1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
  McGraw p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                33   1   6   1       1   2      24   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Garrett (3), Hahn (1).
Oakland Athletics     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Campaneris ss          4   0   0   0       0   1       2   4
Rudi lf                3   1   1   0       1   1       3   0
Bando 3b               4   1   1   0       0   1       0   0
Jackson rf,cf          4   1   3   2       0   0       0   0
Tenace c,1b            3   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Davalillo cf           2   0   0   0       1   0       8   0
  Alou ph,rf           0   0   0   1       0   0       1   0
Johnson 1b             4   0   1   0       0   1       5   1
  Fosse c              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Green 2b               3   0   1   0       0   0       4   2
Hunter p               3   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Knowles p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fingers p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                30   3   7   3       3   7      27   7
BATTING - 
2B: Jackson 2 (3,off Seaver 2).
SF: Alou (1,off McGraw).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Tenace (2,2nd base by McGraw/Grote).
PITCHING
New York Mets         IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Seaver L(0-1)          7     6   2   2   2   6   0
McGraw                 1     1   1   0   1   1   0
Totals                 8     7   3   2   3   7   0
Oakland Athletics     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Hunter W(1-0)          7.1   4   1   1   1   1   0
Knowles                0.1   2   0   0   0   1   0
Fingers SV(2)          1.1   0   0   0   0   0   0
Totals                 9     6   1   1   1   2   0
WP: Seaver (1).
Umpires: Harry Wendelstedt (NL), Marty Springstead (AL), Augie Donatelli (NL), Jerry Neudecker (AL), Russ Goetz (AL), Paul Pryor (NL)
Time of Game: 2:07   Attendance: 49333
Starting Lineups:

   New York Mets                 Oakland Athletics        
1. Garrett             3b        Campaneris          ss
2. Millan              2b        Rudi                lf
3. Staub               rf        Bando               3b
4. Jones               lf        Jackson             rf
5. Milner              1b        Tenace              c
6. Grote               c         Davalillo           cf
7. Hahn                cf        Johnson             1b
8. Harrelson           ss        Green               2b
9. Seaver              p         Hunter              p

METS 1ST: Garrett walked; Millan popped to second in foul
territory; Staub singled to center [Garrett to second]; Jones
made an out to center; Milner flied to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Mets 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris flied to center; Rudi singled to
right; Bando struck out; Jackson doubled [Rudi scored]; Tenace
struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Athletics 1.

METS 2ND: Grote flied to left; Hahn popped to shortstop;
Harrelson grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Mets 0, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Davalillo walked; Johnson grounded out (shortstop
to first) [Davalillo to second]; Green grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Davalillo to third]; Hunter was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Athletics 1.

METS 3RD: Seaver flied to center; Garrett popped to shortstop;
Millan flied to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Athletics
1.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Campaneris popped to first in foul territory;
Rudi struck out; Bando singled to center; Jackson doubled [Bando
scored]; Tenace popped to first; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0,
Athletics 2.

METS 4TH: Staub popped to second; Jones grounded out (shortstop
to first); Milner grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Davalillo grounded out (first unassisted);
Johnson grounded out (shortstop to first); Green singled to
center; Hunter made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Athletics 2.

METS 5TH: Grote singled to left; Hahn struck out; Harrelson made
an out to center; Seaver flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Campaneris grounded out (third to first); Rudi
popped to second; Bando reached on an error by Garrett [Bando to
first]; Jackson grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  Mets 0, Athletics 2.

METS 6TH: Garrett flied to center; Millan grounded out
(shortstop to first); Staub grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 0, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Tenace grounded out (third to first); Davalillo
flied to center; Johnson singled to center; Green grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Athletics 2.

METS 7TH: Jones grounded out (shortstop to first); Milner
singled to right; Grote lined to left; Hahn forced Milner
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Mets 0, Athletics
2.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Hunter was called out on strikes; Campaneris
struck out; Rudi walked; Seaver threw a wild pitch [Rudi to
second]; Bando made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Mets 0, Athletics 2.

METS 8TH: Harrelson made an out to center; BOSWELL BATTED FOR
SEAVER; Boswell singled to right; KNOWLES REPLACED HUNTER
(PITCHING); Garrett singled [Boswell to third]; Millan singled
to right [Boswell scored, Garrett to third]; Staub struck out;
FINGERS REPLACED KNOWLES (PITCHING); Jones made an out to
center; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Mets 1, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 8TH: MCGRAW REPLACED BOSWELL (PITCHING); Jackson
singled to center [Jackson to third (error by Hahn)]; Tenace
walked; ALOU BATTED FOR DAVALILLO; Alou hit a sacrifice fly to
left [Jackson scored (unearned)]; Johnson struck out while
Tenace was caught stealing second (catcher to second); 1 R, 1 H,
1 E, 0 LOB.  Mets 1, Athletics 3.

METS 9TH: ALOU STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); JACKSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); TENACE CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B);
FOSSE REPLACED JOHNSON (PLAYING C ); Milner made an out to
right; Grote grounded out (second to first); KRANEPOOL BATTED
FOR HAHN; Kranepool popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Mets 1, Athletics 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Mets             1   6   2    6
 Athletics        3   7   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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