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1976 ALCS (3-2): New York Yankees (97-62) over Kansas City Royals (90-72)

WS: CIN-NYY / ALCS: NYY-KCR / NLCS: CIN-PHI
 1975 ALCS /  1977 ALCS

Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 9, 1976 at Royals Stadium (Kansas City Royals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             2  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  2     4 12  0
    Kansas City Royals           0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0     1  5  2

    PITCHERS: NYY - Hunter
              KCR - Gura, Littell (9)

               WP - Catfish Hunter
	       LP - Larry Gura
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - none
              KCR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 41,077

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 10, 1976 at Royals Stadium (Kansas City Royals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  1  2    0  0  0    0  0  0     3 12  5
    Kansas City Royals           2  0  0    0  0  2    0  3  x     7  9  0

    PITCHERS: NYY - Figueroa, Tidrow (6)
              KCR - Leonard, Splittorff (3), Mingori (9)

               WP - Paul Splittorff
	       LP - Ed Figueroa
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - none
              KCR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 41,091

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Tuesday, October 12, 1976 at Yankee Stadium IIx (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Kansas City Royals           3  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0     3  6  0
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    2  0  3    0  0  x     5  9  0

    PITCHERS: KCR - Hassler, Pattin (6), Hall (6), Mingori (6), Littell (6)
              NYY - Ellis, Lyle (9)

               WP - Dock Ellis
	       LP - Andy Hassler
             SAVE - Sparky Lyle

   HOME RUNS: KCR - none
              NYY - Chambliss

  ATTENDANCE: 56,808

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 13, 1976 at Yankee Stadium IIx (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Kansas City Royals           0  3  0    2  0  1    0  1  0     7  9  1
    New York Yankees             0  2  0    0  0  0    1  0  1     4 11  0

    PITCHERS: KCR - Gura, Bird (3), Mingori (7)
              NYY - Hunter, Tidrow (4), Jackson (7)

               WP - Doug Bird
	       LP - Catfish Hunter
             SAVE - Steve Mingori

   HOME RUNS: KCR - none
              NYY - Nettles (2)

  ATTENDANCE: 56,355

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 14, 1976 at Yankee Stadium IIx (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Kansas City Royals           2  1  0    0  0  0    0  3  0     6 11  1
    New York Yankees             2  0  2    0  0  2    0  0  1     7 11  1

    PITCHERS: KCR - Leonard, Splittorff (1), Pattin (4), Hassler (5), Littell (7)
              NYY - Figueroa, Jackson (8), Tidrow (9)

               WP - Dick Tidrow
	       LP - Mark Littell
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: KCR - Brett, Mayberry
              NYY - Chambliss

  ATTENDANCE: 56,821

Series Batting Stats

New York Yankees Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Sandy Alomar 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1 67 163 20 39 1 10 12 .239 .578
Chris Chambliss 5 21 5 11 1 1 2 8 0 1 .524 .500 .952 1.452 2 0 1 156 641 79 188 17 96 1 .293 .765
Dock Ellis 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ed Figueroa 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oscar Gamble 3 8 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 .250 .333 .375 .708 0 0 2 110 340 43 79 17 57 5 .232 .743
Ron Guidry 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0
Elrod Hendricks 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 *54 132 8 23 4 9 0 .174 .511
Catfish Hunter 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Grant Jackson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *34 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sparky Lyle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 64 0 0 0 0 0 0
Elliott Maddox 3 9 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 .222 .222 .333 .556 0 0 0 18 46 4 10 0 3 0 .217 .535
Jim Mason 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 93 217 17 39 1 14 0 .180 .445
Carlos May 3 10 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .273 .300 .573 0 0 *107 351 45 91 3 43 5 .259 .677
Thurman Munson 5 23 3 10 2 0 0 3 0 1 .435 .435 .522 .957 0 1 2 152 616 79 186 17 105 14 .302 .769
Graig Nettles 5 17 2 4 1 0 2 4 3 3 .235 .350 .647 .997 0 0 0 158 583 88 148 32 93 11 .254 .802
Lou Piniella 4 11 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .273 .364 .636 0 0 100 327 36 92 3 38 0 .281 .716
Willie Randolph 5 17 0 2 0 0 0 1 3 1 .118 .250 .118 .368 1 0 0 125 430 59 115 1 40 37 .267 .684
Mickey Rivers 5 23 5 8 0 1 0 0 1 1 .348 .375 .435 .810 0 1 0 137 590 95 184 8 67 43 .312 .760
Fred Stanley 5 15 1 5 2 0 0 0 2 0 .333 .412 .467 .878 0 0 1 110 260 32 62 1 20 1 .238 .602
Dick Tidrow 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 47 0 0 0 0 0 0
Otto Velez 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 49 94 11 25 2 10 0 .266 .804
Roy White 5 17 4 5 3 0 0 3 5 1 .294 .455 .471 .925 1 0 0 156 626 104 179 14 65 31 .286 .774
Totals 66 174 23 55 13 2 4 21 16 15 .316 .372 .483 .854 4 3 159 5555 730 1496 120 163 .269 .716

Kansas City Royals Batting

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS SB CS E G AB R H HR RBI SB BA OPS
Doug Bird 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 39 0 0 0 0 0 0
George Brett 5 18 4 8 1 1 1 5 2 1 .444 .476 .778 1.254 0 1 3 159 645 94 215 7 67 21 .333 .839
Al Cowens 5 21 3 4 0 1 0 0 1 1 .190 .227 .286 .513 2 0 0 152 581 71 154 3 59 23 .265 .639
Larry Gura 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Hall 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *38 0 0 0 0 0 0
Andy Hassler 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *33 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dennis Leonard 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mark Littell 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Buck Martinez 5 15 0 5 0 0 0 4 1 3 .333 .375 .333 .708 0 0 0 95 267 24 61 5 34 0 .228 .625
John Mayberry 5 18 4 4 0 0 1 3 1 0 .222 .263 .389 .652 0 0 0 161 594 76 138 13 95 3 .232 .663
Hal McRae 5 16 2 2 1 1 0 1 1 4 .125 .211 .313 .523 0 1 0 149 527 75 175 8 73 22 .332 .868
Steve Mingori 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 55 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dave Nelson 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 78 153 24 36 1 17 15 .235 .605
Amos Otis 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 153 592 93 165 18 86 26 .279 .785
Freddie Patek 5 18 2 7 2 0 0 4 0 1 .389 .389 .500 .889 0 3 0 144 432 58 104 1 43 51 .241 .624
Marty Pattin 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Poquette 5 16 1 3 2 0 0 4 2 3 .188 .278 .313 .590 0 0 0 104 344 43 104 2 34 6 .302 .792
Jamie Quirk 4 8 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 3 .125 .111 .375 .486 0 0 64 114 11 28 1 15 0 .246 .577
Cookie Rojas 4 9 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .300 .333 .633 1 0 0 63 132 11 32 0 16 2 .242 .568
Paul Splittorff 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bob Stinson 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 79 209 26 55 2 25 3 .263 .677
John Wathan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 42 5 12 0 5 0 .286 .643
Frank White 4 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250 0 0 0 152 446 39 102 2 46 20 .229 .570
Jim Wohlford 5 12 3 2 0 0 0 0 3 1 .167 .333 .167 .500 2 0 0 107 293 47 73 1 24 22 .249 .621
Totals 75 162 24 40 6 4 2 24 11 18 .247 .292 .370 .663 5 5 162 5540 713 1490 65 218 .269 .699

New York Yankees Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Dock Ellis 1 1 3.38 1 0 0 0 8.0 6 3 3 2 5 1.000 32 32 3.19 17 8 0 211.2 195 76 65 1.280
Ed Figueroa 2 2 5.84 0 1 0 0 12.1 14 8 8 2 5 1.297 34 34 3.02 19 10 0 256.2 237 94 119 1.290
Catfish Hunter 2 2 4.50 1 1 0 1 12.0 10 6 6 1 5 0.917 36 36 3.53 17 15 0 298.2 268 68 173 1.125
Grant Jackson 2 0 8.10 0 0 0 0 3.1 4 3 3 1 3 1.500 *34 2 2.54 7 1 4 78.0 57 25 39 1.051
Sparky Lyle 1 0 0.00 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 64 0 2.26 7 8 23 103.2 82 42 61 1.196
Dick Tidrow 3 0 3.68 1 0 0 0 7.1 6 4 3 4 0 1.364 47 2 2.63 4 5 10 92.1 80 24 65 1.126
Totals 11 5 4.70 3 2 1 1 44.0 40 24 23 11 18 1.159 159 159 3.192 97 62 1455.0 1300 448 674 1.201

Kansas City Royals Pitching

* indicates player was with multiple teams
Playoff Series Stats Regular Season Stats
Name G GS ERA W L SV CG IP H R ER BB SO WHIP G GS ERA W L SV IP H BB SO WHIP
Doug Bird 1 0 1.93 1 0 0 0 4.2 4 1 1 0 1 0.857 39 27 3.37 12 10 2 197.2 191 31 107 1.123
Larry Gura 2 2 4.22 0 1 0 0 10.2 18 6 5 1 4 1.781 20 2 2.30 4 0 1 62.2 47 20 22 1.069
Tom Hall 1 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 3.000 *36 0 4.63 2 2 1 35.0 33 23 27 1.600
Andy Hassler 2 1 6.14 0 1 0 0 7.1 8 6 5 6 4 1.909 *33 18 3.61 5 12 0 147.0 139 56 61 1.327
Dennis Leonard 2 2 19.29 0 0 0 0 2.1 9 5 5 2 0 4.714 35 34 3.51 17 10 0 259.0 247 70 150 1.224
Mark Littell 3 0 1.93 0 1 0 0 4.2 4 1 1 1 3 1.071 60 1 2.08 8 4 16 104.0 68 60 92 1.231
Steve Mingori 3 0 2.70 0 0 1 0 3.1 4 1 1 0 1 1.200 55 0 2.32 5 5 10 85.1 73 25 38 1.148
Marty Pattin 2 0 27.00 0 0 0 0 0.1 0 1 1 1 0 3.000 44 15 2.49 8 14 5 141.0 114 38 65 1.078
Paul Splittorff 2 0 1.93 1 0 0 0 9.1 7 2 2 5 2 1.286 26 23 3.97 11 8 0 158.2 169 59 59 1.437
Totals 18 5 4.40 2 3 1 0 43.0 55 23 21 16 15 1.651 162 162 3.209 90 72 1472.1 1356 493 735 1.256

WS: CIN-NYY / ALCS: NYY-KCR / NLCS: CIN-PHI
 1975 ALCS /  1977 ALCS

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