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"…and Kansas City is at Chicago tonight, or is that Chicago at Kansas City? Well, no matter, Kansas City leads in the eighth, four to four."
--Jerry Coleman, San Diego Padres announcer

 
Cincinnati Reds 8, Oakland Athletics 1

Cincinnati Reds 8, Oakland Athletics 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Saturday, October 21, 1972 (D) at Riverfront Stadium

OAK A    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   1  7  1
CIN N    0  0  0    1  1  1    5  0  x  -   8 10  0
BATTING
Oakland Athletics     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Campaneris ss          4   0   0   0       0   0       2   4
Alou rf                4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Rudi lf                4   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Epstein 1b             4   0   0   0       0   2       6   1
Bando 3b               4   1   2   0       0   0       0   1
Mangual cf             4   0   2   0       0   0       3   0
Tenace c               4   0   1   0       0   0       8   1
Green 2b               2   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
  Marquez ph           1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kubiak 2b            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Blue p                 1   0   0   0       1   1       0   1
  Locker p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Mincher ph           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Duncan ph            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hamilton p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Horlen p             0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                34   1   7   1       1   4      24   9
FIELDING - 
E: Mangual (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Green (2,off Nolan).
Team LOB: 7.
Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                3   1   0   0       2   1       3   0
Morgan 2b              5   1   2   1       0   0       2   1
Tolan cf               4   2   2   2       0   1       3   0
Bench c                2   2   1   1       2   0       5   0
Perez 1b               3   0   1   1       1   0      10   0
McRae rf               3   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
  Geronimo rf          1   0   1   2       0   0       0   0
Menke 3b               4   0   0   0       0   0       1   2
Concepcion ss          3   1   2   1       0   1       1   3
Nolan p                1   0   0   0       0   1       0   1
  Grimsley p           1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Borbon p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Hall p               2   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Totals                32   8  10   8       5   6      27   8
BATTING - 
2B: Morgan (1,off Blue); McRae (1,off Blue).
3B: Concepcion (1,off Horlen).
HR: Bench (1,4th inning off Blue 0 on, 2 out).
SF: Concepcion (1,off Blue).
IBB: Bench 2 (2,by Blue,by Horlen); Rose (1,by Hamilton).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Tolan 2 (5,2nd base off Locker/Tenace,2nd base off Horlen/Tenace); Concepcion
(1,2nd base off Hamilton/Tenace).
CS: Rose (1,2nd base by Blue/Tenace).
PITCHING
Oakland Athletics     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Blue L(0-1)            5.2   4   3   3   2   4   1
Locker                 0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0
Hamilton               0.2   3   4   4   1   1   0
Horlen                 1.1   2   1   1   2   1   0
Totals                 8    10   8   8   5   6   1
Cincinnati Reds       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Nolan                  4.2   3   1   1   0   3   0
Grimsley W(2-1)        1     1   0   0   1   0   0
Borbon                 1     1   0   0   0   0   0
Hall SV(1)             2.1   2   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9     7   1   1   1   4   0
WP: Horlen (1).
IBB: Blue (1,Bench); Hamilton (1,Rose); Horlen (1,Bench).
Umpires: Bill Haller (AL), Chris Pelekoudas (NL), Jim Honochick (AL), Mel Steiner (NL), Bob Engel (NL), Frank Umont (AL)
Time of Game: 2:21   Attendance: 52737
Starting Lineups:

   Oakland Athletics             Cincinnati Reds          
1. Campaneris          ss        Rose                lf
2. Alou                rf        Morgan              2b
3. Rudi                lf        Tolan               cf
4. Epstein             1b        Bench               c
5. Bando               3b        Perez               1b
6. Mangual             cf        McRae               rf
7. Tenace              c         Menke               3b
8. Green               2b        Concepcion          ss
9. Blue                p         Nolan               p

ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris grounded out (third to first); Alou
grounded out (second to first); Rudi made an out to right; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (shortstop to first); Morgan doubled
to center [Morgan to third (error by Mangual)]; Tolan popped to
shortstop; Bench lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics
0, Reds 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Epstein struck out; Bando singled to center;
Mangual grounded out (third to first) [Bando to second]; Tenace
flied to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Perez flied to right; McRae made an out to center;
Menke lined to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Reds
0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Green grounded out (shortstop to first); Blue
struck out; Campaneris grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Concepcion was called out on strikes; Nolan struck
out; Rose walked; Rose was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Reds 0.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Alou flied to right; Rudi made an out to left;
Epstein struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Morgan popped to catcher in foul territory; Tolan
struck out; Bench homered; Perez grounded out (third to first);
1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, Reds 1.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Bando singled; Mangual lined to left; Tenace
flied to center; Green doubled [Bando scored]; GRIMSLEY REPLACED
NOLAN (PITCHING); Blue walked; Campaneris popped to second; 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 1, Reds 1.

REDS 5TH: McRae doubled; Menke grounded out (pitcher to
shortstop to first) [McRae to third]; Concepcion out on a
sacrifice fly to center [McRae scored]; Grimsley struck out; 1
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 1, Reds 2.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Alou popped to second; Rudi singled to left;
Epstein grounded out (first unassisted) [Rudi to second]; BORBON
REPLACED GRIMSLEY (PITCHING); Bando popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Reds 2.

REDS 6TH: Rose popped to second; Morgan grounded out (second to
first); Tolan singled to center; LOCKER REPLACED BLUE
(PITCHING); Tolan stole second; Bench was walked intentionally
(walk was charged to Blue); Perez singled to center [Tolan
scored, Bench to third]; McRae forced Perez (shortstop to
second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 1, Reds 3.

ATHLETICS 7TH: GERONIMO REPLACED MCRAE (PLAYING RF); Mangual
singled; Tenace made an out to center; MARQUEZ BATTED FOR GREEN;
Marquez forced Mangual (pitcher to shortstop); MINCHER BATTED
FOR LOCKER; HALL REPLACED BORBON (PITCHING); DUNCAN BATTED FOR
MINCHER; Duncan struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1,
Reds 3.

REDS 7TH: KUBIAK REPLACED MARQUEZ (PLAYING 2B); HAMILTON
REPLACED DUNCAN (PITCHING); Menke popped to catcher in foul
territory; Concepcion singled to left; Concepcion stole second;
Hall struck out; Rose was walked intentionally; Morgan singled
to left [Concepcion scored, Rose to third]; Tolan singled to
right [Rose scored, Morgan scored]; HORLEN REPLACED HAMILTON
(PITCHING); Tolan stole second; Bench was walked intentionally;
Horlen threw a wild pitch [Tolan to third, Bench to second];
Perez walked; Geronimo singled to left [Tolan scored, Bench
scored, Perez to second]; Menke grounded out (shortstop to
first); 5 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 1, Reds 8.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Campaneris grounded out (shortstop to first);
Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Rudi lined to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 1, Reds 8.

REDS 8TH: Concepcion tripled to left; Hall lined to first; Rose
struck out; Morgan grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Reds 8.

ATHLETICS 9TH: Epstein grounded out (first unassisted); Bando
popped to first in foul territory; Mangual singled to right;
Tenace singled to center [Mangual to second]; Kubiak forced
Mangual (third unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 1,
Reds 8.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Athletics        1   7   1    7
 Reds             8  10   0    6

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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