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@BAL
1
6
WSA
@BAL
2
3
MIN
@CAL
11
7
BOS
@CLE
3
1
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@DET
0
2
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@OAK
2
1
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@ATL
1
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@CIN
7
4
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@HOU
2
9
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@MON
2
4
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@NYM
1
7
STL
@PHI
6
2
Tuesday, September 9, 1969,
, Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum
Attendance: 2,362, Time of Game: 2:02
Royals
2
58-82
 Won 2 
4th, 28 GB
at Athletics
1
76-63
 Lost 4 
2nd, 9½ GB
W: Dick Drago (9-11)
L: Catfish Hunter (9-14)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Royals          0  0  0   1  0  1   0  0  0    2  6  1
Athletics       1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  6  0

Kansas City Royals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pat Kelly RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .273 .357 .406 .763 -0.027 0.77 0.030 -0.056 -0.2 3 0
Mike Fiore 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .272 .419 .421 .840 -0.071 0.76 0.000 -0.071 -0.6 12 2
Lou Piniella LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .283 .324 .429 .753 -0.065 0.87 0.012 -0.077 -0.5 3 0
Joe Foy 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .264 .361 .369 .730 -0.086 0.87 0.000 -0.086 -0.7 1 2
Jerry Adair 2B 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 .238 .274 .288 .562 0.039 0.87 0.073 -0.033 0.2 1 1
Buck Martinez C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .235 .261 .353 .614 -0.044 1.04 0.030 -0.074 -0.5 3 0
Bob Oliver CF 4 0 3 2 0 0 4 .260 .298 .407 .705 0.325 1.18 0.335 -0.010 2.0 1 0 SB
Jackie Hernandez SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .228 .282 .291 .573 -0.115 1.10 0.000 -0.115 -1.0 1 7
Dick Drago P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .025 .071 .050 .121 -0.076 1.04 0.000 -0.076 -0.6 2 2
Team Totals 33 2 6 2 2 6 35 .182 .229 .182 .410 -0.120 0.95 0.480 -0.598 -1.9 27 14
TB: B Oliver 3; B Martinez; J Adair; L Piniella.
RBI: B Oliver 2 (40).
2-out RBI: B Oliver 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Drago-J Adair-M Fiore; J Foy-M Fiore.
E: J Hernandez (32).
Baserunning
SB: B Oliver (4, 2nd base off C Hunter/L Haney).

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bert Campaneris SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .251 .287 .293 .580 -0.307 2.09 0.000 -0.307 -1.4 2 6 GDP
Mike Hershberger RF 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .258 .243 .502 -0.091 1.34 0.024 -0.115 -0.2 2 0
Reggie Jackson CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .270 .412 .623 1.035 -0.117 1.34 0.000 -0.117 -0.6 2 0
Sal Bando 3B 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .277 .394 .457 .852 0.133 1.37 0.179 -0.047 1.1 1 1
Tito Francona 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .299 .376 .417 .793 0.090 1.69 0.141 -0.051 0.3 11 0
   Rick Monday PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .375 .408 .782 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Danny Cater LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .269 .301 .370 .671 -0.329 2.76 0.000 -0.329 -1.6 1 0 GDP
Dick Green 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .274 .351 .419 .770 -0.100 1.38 0.000 -0.100 -0.6 2 2
Larry Haney C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .187 .260 .302 .562 -0.029 0.59 0.000 -0.029 -0.2 5 0
   Ramon Webster PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .266 .364 .297 .661 0.069 1.76 0.069 0.000 0.2
   Allan Lewis PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Phil Roof C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .333 .293 .626 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Catfish Hunter P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .230 .234 .297 .531 -0.033 0.67 0.000 -0.033 -0.3 0 1
   Bob Johnson PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .284 .325 .324 .649 0.095 3.32 0.095 0.000 0.4
   Paul Lindblad P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .357 .333 .690 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 6 1 1 3 33 .188 .212 .188 .400 -0.619 1.64 0.508 -1.128 -2.9 27 10
TB: S Bando 2; T Francona 2; B Johnson; R Webster.
GIDP: D Cater (25); B Campaneris (5).
RBI: S Bando (88).
2-out RBI: S Bando.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
PB: L Haney (8).

Kansas City Royals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Drago, W (9-11) 9 6 1 0 1 3 0 3.90 33 75 0.619 1.64 2.9
Team Totals 9 6 1 0 1 3 0 0.00 33 75 0.619 1.64 2.9

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Catfish Hunter, L (9-14) 8 6 2 1 2 5 0 3.45 32 67 0.088 0.99 1.5
Paul Lindblad 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.05 3 0 0 0.031 0.42 0.4
Team Totals 9 6 2 1 2 6 0 1.00 35 67 0 0 0.119 0.95 1.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lou DiMuro, 1B - Jerry Neudecker, 2B - Nestor Chylak, 3B - Jake O'Donnell.
Time of Game: 2:02.
Attendance: 2,362.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Night.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Royals         Oakland Athletics
1 Pat Kelly RF 1 Bert Campaneris SS
2 Mike Fiore 1B 2 Mike Hershberger RF
3 Lou Piniella LF 3 Reggie Jackson CF
4 Joe Foy 3B 4 Sal Bando 3B
5 Jerry Adair 2B 5 Tito Francona 1B
6 Buck Martinez C 6 Danny Cater LF
7 Bob Oliver CF 7 Dick Green 2B
8 Jackie Hernandez SS 8 Larry Haney C
9 Dick Drago P 9 Catfish Hunter P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 1-2 1 12- OO OAK B. Campaneris D. Drago 23% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
b9 1-2 2 1-3 O OAK D. Cater D. Drago 18% 100% Flyball: RF
t6 1-1 2 12- R KCR B. Oliver C. Hunter 18% 67% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Adair Scores; Martinez to 2B
t4 0-1 2 -2- R KCR B. Oliver C. Hunter 13% 47% Single; Adair Scores/unER
b4 1-1 1 12- OO OAK D. Cater D. Drago 10% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Royals Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Catfish Hunter facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCR P. Kelly C. Hunter -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCR M. Fiore C. Hunter -1% 46% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- KCR L. Piniella C. Hunter 1% 48% Single to RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O KCR J. Foy C. Hunter -2% 45% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Royals' Dick Drago facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O OAK B. Campaneris D. Drago 2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- OAK M. Hershberger D. Drago -2% 45% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Hershberger to 1B
b1 0-0 1 1-- O OAK R. Jackson D. Drago 2% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Hershberger to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- R OAK S. Bando D. Drago -10% 37% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Hershberger Scores/unER
b1 1-0 2 1-- O OAK T. Francona D. Drago 2% 38% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 1.
Top of the 2nd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Catfish Hunter facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O KCR J. Adair C. Hunter -2% 36% Flyball: RF
t2 0-1 1 --- O KCR B. Martinez C. Hunter -2% 34% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 0-1 2 --- KCR B. Oliver C. Hunter 1% 36% Single to RF (Pop Fly)
t2 0-1 2 1-- O KCR J. Hernandez C. Hunter -2% 33% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Dick Drago facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O OAK D. Cater D. Drago 2% 35% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- O OAK D. Green D. Drago 1% 37% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- O OAK L. Haney D. Drago 1% 37% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 1.
Top of the 3rd, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Catfish Hunter facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- O KCR D. Drago C. Hunter -3% 35% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-1 1 --- KCR P. Kelly C. Hunter 3% 38% Walk
t3 0-1 1 1-- O KCR M. Fiore C. Hunter -3% 35% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-1 2 1-- O KCR L. Piniella C. Hunter -3% 32% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Royals' Dick Drago facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- O OAK C. Hunter D. Drago 2% 34% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O OAK B. Campaneris D. Drago 1% 35% Flyball: RF
b3 1-0 2 --- O OAK M. Hershberger D. Drago 1% 36% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 0, Athletics 1.
Top of the 4th, Royals Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Catfish Hunter facing 4-5-6
t4 0-1 0 --- O KCR J. Foy C. Hunter -3% 33% Popfly: 2B
t4 0-1 1 --- KCR J. Adair C. Hunter 3% 37% Walk
t4 0-1 1 1-- KCR B. Martinez C. Hunter 2% 39% Passed Ball; Adair to 2B
t4 0-1 1 -2- O KCR B. Martinez C. Hunter -4% 34% Groundout: SS-1B; Adair stays at 2B
t4 0-1 2 -2- R KCR B. Oliver C. Hunter 13% 47% Single; Adair Scores/unER
t4 1-1 2 1-- KCR J. Hernandez C. Hunter 1% 48% Oliver Steals 2B
t4 1-1 2 -2- O KCR J. Hernandez C. Hunter -4% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Dick Drago facing 3-4-5
b4 1-1 0 --- O OAK R. Jackson D. Drago 3% 47% Flyball: LF
b4 1-1 1 --- OAK S. Bando D. Drago -3% 44% Single to RF (Pop Fly)
b4 1-1 1 1-- OAK T. Francona D. Drago -4% 40% Single to CF; Bando to 2B
b4 1-1 1 12- OO OAK D. Cater D. Drago 10% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 5th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Catfish Hunter facing 9-1-2
t5 1-1 0 --- O KCR D. Drago C. Hunter -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-1 1 --- O KCR P. Kelly C. Hunter -2% 45% Groundout: P-1B
t5 1-1 2 --- O KCR M. Fiore C. Hunter -1% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Royals' Dick Drago facing 7-8-9
b5 1-1 0 --- O OAK D. Green D. Drago 3% 47% Popfly: SS
b5 1-1 1 --- O OAK L. Haney D. Drago 2% 49% Strikeout
b5 1-1 2 --- O OAK C. Hunter D. Drago 1% 50% Lineout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 6th, Royals Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Catfish Hunter facing 3-4-5
t6 1-1 0 --- O KCR L. Piniella C. Hunter -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t6 1-1 1 --- O KCR J. Foy C. Hunter -2% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-1 2 --- KCR J. Adair C. Hunter 2% 46% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
t6 1-1 2 1-- KCR B. Martinez C. Hunter 3% 49% Single to LF; Adair to 2B
t6 1-1 2 12- R KCR B. Oliver C. Hunter 18% 67% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Adair Scores; Martinez to 2B
t6 2-1 2 12- O KCR J. Hernandez C. Hunter -4% 63% Foul Flyball: 1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Dick Drago facing 1-2-3
b6 1-2 0 --- O OAK B. Campaneris D. Drago 4% 67% Flyball: RF
b6 1-2 1 --- O OAK M. Hershberger D. Drago 3% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-2 2 --- O OAK R. Jackson D. Drago 2% 71% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Athletics 1.
Top of the 7th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Athletics' Catfish Hunter facing 9-1-2
t7 2-1 0 --- O KCR D. Drago C. Hunter -2% 69% Flyball: CF
t7 2-1 1 --- O KCR P. Kelly C. Hunter -2% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 2-1 2 --- O KCR M. Fiore C. Hunter -1% 67% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Dick Drago facing 4-5-6
b7 1-2 0 --- O OAK S. Bando D. Drago 5% 71% Lineout: LF
b7 1-2 1 --- O OAK T. Francona D. Drago 3% 75% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 1-2 2 --- O OAK D. Cater D. Drago 2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Athletics 1.
Top of the 8th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Athletics' Catfish Hunter facing 3-4-5
t8 2-1 0 --- O KCR L. Piniella C. Hunter -2% 75% Foul Flyball: 3B
t8 2-1 1 --- O KCR J. Foy C. Hunter -1% 73% Flyball: CF
t8 2-1 2 --- O KCR J. Adair C. Hunter -1% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Dick Drago facing 7-8-9
b8 1-2 0 --- O OAK D. Green D. Drago 6% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
Ramon Webster pinch hits for Larry Haney (C) batting 8th
b8 1-2 1 --- OAK R. Webster D. Drago -7% 72% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
Bob Johnson pinch hits for Catfish Hunter (P) batting 9th
Allan Lewis pinch runs for Ramon Webster (PH) batting 8th
b8 1-2 1 1-- OAK B. Johnson D. Drago -10% 62% Single to SS (Ground Ball to SS-2B); Lewis to 2B
b8 1-2 1 12- OO OAK B. Campaneris D. Drago 23% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Royals 2, Athletics 1.
Top of the 9th, Royals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Athletics' Paul Lindblad facing 6-7-8
Paul Lindblad replaces Bob Johnson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Phil Roof replaces Allan Lewis (PR) playing C batting 8th
t9 2-1 0 --- O KCR B. Martinez P. Lindblad -1% 84% Strikeout Looking
t9 2-1 1 --- O KCR B. Oliver P. Lindblad -1% 83% Flyball: LF
t9 2-1 2 --- O KCR J. Hernandez P. Lindblad -1% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Royals 2, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Royals' Dick Drago facing 2-3-4
b9 1-2 0 --- O OAK M. Hershberger D. Drago 8% 90% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
b9 1-2 1 --- O OAK R. Jackson D. Drago 6% 96% Strikeout
b9 1-2 2 --- OAK S. Bando D. Drago -5% 91% Walk
b9 1-2 2 1-- OAK T. Francona D. Drago -10% 82% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Bando to 3B
Rick Monday pinch runs for Tito Francona (1B) batting 5th
b9 1-2 2 1-3 O OAK D. Cater D. Drago 18% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Royals 2, Athletics 1.

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