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Oakland Athletics 3, Cincinnati Reds 2

Oakland Athletics 3, Cincinnati Reds 2

Day

World Series Game Played on Sunday, October 22, 1972 (D) at Riverfront Stadium

OAK A    1  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   3  6  1
CIN N    0  0  0    0  1  0    0  1  0  -   2  4  2
BATTING
Oakland Athletics     AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Campaneris ss          4   1   2   0       0   0       6   1
Mangual cf             4   1   0   0       0   0       3   0
Rudi lf                3   0   0   0       1   0       5   0
Tenace 1b              3   0   2   2       0   1       3   1
  Lewis pr             0   1   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hegan 1b             1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
Bando 3b               4   0   1   1       0   2       1   2
Alou rf                3   0   0   0       1   0       2   0
Duncan c               3   0   0   0       1   2       5   1
Green 2b               4   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
Odom p                 2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Hunter p             0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Holtzman p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Fingers p            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                32   3   6   3       4   9      27   6
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Campaneris (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Tenace (1,off Borbon); Bando (1,off Borbon).
SH: Mangual (1,off Borbon); Campaneris (2,off Carroll).
IBB: Alou (1,by Carroll); Rudi (1,by Grimsley).
Team LOB: 8.
Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Morgan 2b              3   0   1   0       1   0       3   3
Tolan cf               2   0   0   0       1   1       0   0
  Foster rf            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Javier ph            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hague ph,rf          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Bench c                3   0   0   0       1   0      10   1
Perez 1b               2   1   1   1       1   0      10   1
Menke 3b               4   0   0   0       0   1       0   7
Geronimo rf,cf         3   0   0   0       1   1       2   0
Concepcion ss          3   0   0   0       1   1       0   2
Billingham p           1   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  McRae ph             0   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Borbon p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Carroll p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Grimsley p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Uhlaender ph         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hall p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Chaney ph            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                28   2   4   2       6   5      27  16
FIELDING - 
E: Tolan (1), Concepcion (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Perez (2,off Odom); Morgan (2,off Holtzman).
SF: McRae (1,off Hunter); Perez (1,off Fingers).
HBP: Chaney (1,by Fingers).
IBB: Bench (3,by Fingers).
Team LOB: 8.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Bench (2,2nd base off Fingers/Duncan).
CS: Morgan (1,2nd base by Odom/Duncan).
PITCHING
Oakland Athletics     IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Odom                   4.1   2   1   1   4   2   0
Hunter W(2-0)          2.2   1   1   1   1   3   0
Holtzman               0     1   0   0   0   0   0
Fingers SV(2)          2     0   0   0   1   0   0
Totals                 9     4   2   2   6   5   0
Cincinnati Reds       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Billingham             5     2   1   0   1   4   0
Borbon L(0-1)          0.2   3   2   2   0   0   0
Carroll                1     0   0   0   2   1   0
Grimsley               0.1   0   0   0   1   1   0
Hall                   2     1   0   0   0   3   0
Totals                 9     6   3   2   4   9   0
WP: Hunter (1).
HBP: Fingers (1,Chaney).
IBB: Fingers (2,Bench); Carroll (1,Alou); Grimsley (1,Rudi).
Umpires: Chris Pelekoudas (NL), Jim Honochick (AL), Mel Steiner (NL), Frank Umont (AL), Bill Haller (AL), Bob Engel (NL)
Time of Game: 2:50   Attendance: 56040
Starting Lineups:

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

ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris flied to right; Mangual reached on an
error by Tolan [Mangual to third]; Rudi flied to left; Tenace
singled [Mangual scored (unearned)]; Bando struck out; 1 R, 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose singled to second; Morgan grounded into a double
play (shortstop to first) [Rose out at second]; Tolan grounded
out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 1, Reds
0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Alou grounded out (shortstop to first); Duncan
walked; Green singled to left [Duncan to second]; Duncan was
picked off second (catcher to shortstop to third to second to
pitcher); Odom popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 1, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Bench lined to shortstop; Perez flied to left; Menke
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics
1, Reds 0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Campaneris grounded out (third to first); Mangual
popped to second; Rudi grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 1, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Geronimo grounded out (third to first); Concepcion
made an out to left; Billingham struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 1, Reds 0.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Tenace struck out; Bando grounded out (third to
first); Alou grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 1, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Rose lined to center; Morgan walked; Morgan was caught
stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Tolan walked; Bench
popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Athletics 1, Reds 0.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Duncan struck out; Green grounded out (third to
first); Odom struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 1,
Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Perez doubled to left; Menke struck out; Geronimo
walked; HUNTER REPLACED ODOM (PITCHING); Concepcion walked (walk
was charged to Odom) [Perez to third, Geronimo to second]; MCRAE
BATTED FOR BILLINGHAM; McRae out on a sacrifice fly to center
[Perez scored]; Rose flied to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Athletics 1, Reds 1.

ATHLETICS 6TH: BORBON REPLACED MCRAE (PITCHING); Campaneris
singled to center; Mangual out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Campaneris to second]; Rudi grounded out (second to
first) [Campaneris to third]; Tenace doubled to left [Campaneris
scored]; LEWIS RAN FOR TENACE; Bando doubled to center [Lewis
scored]; CARROLL REPLACED BORBON (PITCHING); Alou was walked
intentionally; Duncan reached on an error by Concepcion [Bando
to third, Alou to second, Duncan to first]; Green struck out; 2
R, 3 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Athletics 3, Reds 1.

REDS 6TH: HEGAN REPLACED LEWIS (PLAYING 1B); Morgan popped to
shortstop; Tolan struck out; Bench reached on an error by
Campaneris [Bench to first]; Perez walked [Bench to second];
Hunter threw a wild pitch [Bench to third, Perez to second];
Menke flied to right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 3, Reds 1.

ATHLETICS 7TH: GERONIMO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); FOSTER
REPLACED TOLAN (PLAYING RF); Hunter walked; Campaneris out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Hunter to second]; Mangual
grounded out (third to first); GRIMSLEY REPLACED CARROLL
(PITCHING); Rudi was walked intentionally; Hegan struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 3, Reds 1.

REDS 7TH: Geronimo struck out; Concepcion struck out; UHLAENDER
BATTED FOR GRIMSLEY; Uhlaender made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Reds 1.

ATHLETICS 8TH: HALL REPLACED UHLAENDER (PITCHING); Bando struck
out; Alou grounded out (pitcher to first); Duncan struck out; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Reds 1.

REDS 8TH: Rose singled to center; HOLTZMAN REPLACED HUNTER
(PITCHING); Morgan doubled to right [Rose to third]; JAVIER
BATTED FOR FOSTER; FINGERS REPLACED HOLTZMAN (PITCHING); HAGUE
BATTED FOR JAVIER; Hague popped to shortstop; Bench was walked
intentionally; Perez hit a sacrifice fly to right [Rose scored,
Morgan to third]; Bench stole second; Menke made an out to left;
1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 3, Reds 2.

ATHLETICS 9TH: HAGUE STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Green struck
out; Fingers grounded out (third to first); Campaneris singled
to center; Mangual made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Athletics 3, Reds 2.

REDS 9TH: Geronimo popped to shortstop; Concepcion grounded out
(second to first); CHANEY BATTED FOR HALL; Chaney was hit by a
pitch; Rose flied to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 3,
Reds 2.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Athletics        3   6   1    8
 Reds             2   4   2    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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