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1977 ALCS (3-2): New York Yankees (100-62) over Kansas City Royals (102-60)

WS: NYY-LAD / ALCS: NYY-KCR / NLCS: LAD-PHI
 1976 ALCS /  1978 ALCS

Series Games

Game 1 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Wednesday, October 5, 1977 at Yankee Stadium II (New York Yankees)

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

    PITCHERS: KCR - Splittorff, Bird (9)
              NYY - Gullett, Tidrow (3), Lyle (9)

               WP - Paul Splittorff
	       LP - Don Gullett
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: KCR - Cowens, Mayberry, McRae
              NYY - Munson

  ATTENDANCE: 54,930

Game 2 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Thursday, October 6, 1977 at Yankee Stadium II (New York Yankees)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    Kansas City Royals           0  0  1    0  0  1    0  0  0     2  3  1
    New York Yankees             0  0  0    0  2  3    0  1  x     6 10  1

    PITCHERS: KCR - Hassler, Littell (6), Mingori (8)
              NYY - Guidry

               WP - Ron Guidry
	       LP - Andy Hassler
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: KCR - none
              NYY - Johnson

  ATTENDANCE: 56,230

Game 3 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Friday, October 7, 1977 at Royals Stadium (Kansas City Royals)

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

    PITCHERS: NYY - Torrez, Lyle (6)
              KCR - Leonard

               WP - Dennis Leonard
	       LP - Mike Torrez
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - none
              KCR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 41,285

Game 4 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Saturday, October 8, 1977 at Royals Stadium (Kansas City Royals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             1  2  1    1  0  0    0  0  1     6 13  0
    Kansas City Royals           0  0  2    2  0  0    0  0  0     4  8  2

    PITCHERS: NYY - Figueroa, Tidrow (4), Lyle (4)
              KCR - Gura, Pattin (3), Mingori (9), Bird (9)

               WP - Sparky Lyle
	       LP - Larry Gura
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - none
              KCR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 41,135

Game 5 / Box Score and Play-By-Play

  Sunday, October 9, 1977 at Royals Stadium (Kansas City Royals)

                                 1  2  3    4  5  6    7  8  9     R  H  E
                                 -  -  -    -  -  -    -  -  -     -  -  -
    New York Yankees             0  0  1    0  0  0    0  1  3     5 10  0
    Kansas City Royals           2  0  1    0  0  0    0  0  0     3 10  1

    PITCHERS: NYY - Guidry, Torrez (3), Lyle (8)
              KCR - Splittorff, Bird (8), Mingori (8), Leonard (9), Gura (9), Littell (9)

               WP - Sparky Lyle
	       LP - Dennis Leonard
             SAVE - none

   HOME RUNS: NYY - none
              KCR - none

  ATTENDANCE: 41,133

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
Paul Blair 3 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800 0 0 0 83 164 20 43 4 25 3 .262 .700
Chris Chambliss 5 17 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 4 .059 .200 .059 .259 0 0 0 157 600 90 172 17 90 4 .287 .781
Bucky Dent 5 14 1 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 .214 .267 .286 .552 0 0 1 158 477 54 118 8 49 1 .247 .653
Ed Figueroa 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ron Guidry 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36 0 3 0 0 0 0
Don Gullett 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 0 0 0 0 0
Reggie Jackson 5 16 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 2 .125 .222 .125 .347 1 0 0 146 525 93 150 32 110 17 .286 .925
Cliff Johnson 5 15 2 6 2 0 1 2 1 2 .400 .438 .733 1.171 0 0 *107 286 46 85 22 54 0 .297 .991
Sparky Lyle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 72 0 0 0 0 0 0
Thurman Munson 5 21 3 6 1 0 1 5 0 2 .286 .273 .476 .749 0 0 0 149 595 85 183 18 100 5 .308 .813
Graig Nettles 5 20 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 3 .150 .150 .150 .300 0 0 0 158 589 99 150 37 107 2 .255 .829
Lou Piniella 5 21 1 7 3 0 0 2 0 1 .333 .333 .476 .810 0 0 0 103 339 47 112 12 45 2 .330 .876
Willie Randolph 5 18 4 5 1 0 0 2 1 0 .278 .300 .333 .633 0 0 0 147 551 91 151 4 40 13 .274 .734
Mickey Rivers 5 23 5 9 2 0 0 2 0 2 .391 .391 .478 .870 1 0 0 138 565 79 184 12 69 22 .326 .789
Fred Stanley 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 46 6 12 1 7 1 .261 .696
Dick Tidrow 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 49 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Torrez 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 *35 0 0 0 0 0 0
Roy White 4 5 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 .400 .500 .800 1.300 0 0 1 143 519 72 139 14 52 18 .268 .762
Totals 66 175 21 46 12 0 2 17 9 16 .263 .296 .366 .661 2 0 162 5605 831 1576 184 93 .281 .788

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 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0
George Brett 5 20 2 6 0 2 0 2 1 0 .300 .333 .500 .833 0 1 2 139 564 105 176 22 88 14 .312 .905
Al Cowens 5 19 2 5 0 0 1 5 1 3 .263 .300 .421 .721 0 1 0 162 606 98 189 23 112 16 .312 .885
Larry Gura 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 52 0 0 0 0 0 0
Andy Hassler 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 0 0 0 0 0 0
Pete LaCock 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 0 88 218 25 66 3 29 2 .303 .753
Joe Lahoud 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .667 .000 .667 0 0 34 65 8 17 2 8 1 .262 .794
Dennis Leonard 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mark Littell 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 48 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
John Mayberry 4 12 1 2 1 0 1 3 1 2 .167 .231 .500 .731 0 0 2 153 543 73 125 23 82 1 .230 .737
Hal McRae 5 18 6 8 3 0 1 2 3 1 .444 .524 .778 1.302 0 1 0 162 641 104 191 21 92 18 .298 .881
Steve Mingori 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 43 0 0 0 0 0 0
Amos Otis 5 16 1 2 1 0 0 2 2 3 .125 .222 .188 .410 2 0 0 142 478 85 120 17 78 23 .251 .775
Freddie Patek 5 18 4 7 3 1 0 5 1 2 .389 .400 .667 1.067 0 0 1 154 497 72 130 5 60 53 .262 .688
Marty Pattin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tom Poquette 2 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0 0 106 342 43 100 2 33 1 .292 .749
Darrell Porter 5 15 3 5 0 0 0 0 3 0 .333 .444 .333 .778 0 0 0 130 425 61 117 16 60 1 .275 .804
Cookie Rojas 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 64 156 8 39 0 10 1 .250 .605
Paul Splittorff 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 0 0 0 0 0 0
John Wathan 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 55 119 18 39 2 21 2 .328 .817
Frank White 5 18 1 5 1 0 0 2 0 4 .278 .263 .333 .596 1 1 0 152 474 59 116 5 50 23 .245 .626
Joe Zdeb 4 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 0 105 195 26 58 2 23 6 .297 .720
Totals 68 163 22 42 9 3 3 21 15 22 .258 .317 .405 .722 5 4 162 5594 822 1549 146 170 .277 .776

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
Ed Figueroa 1 1 10.80 0 0 0 0 3.1 5 4 4 2 3 2.100 32 32 3.57 16 11 0 239.1 228 75 104 1.266
Ron Guidry 2 2 3.97 1 0 0 1 11.1 9 5 5 3 8 1.059 31 25 2.82 16 7 1 210.2 174 65 176 1.134
Don Gullett 1 1 18.00 0 1 0 0 2.0 4 4 4 2 0 3.000 22 22 3.58 14 4 0 158.1 137 69 116 1.301
Sparky Lyle 4 0 0.96 2 0 0 0 9.1 7 1 1 0 3 0.750 72 0 2.17 13 5 26 137.0 131 33 68 1.197
Dick Tidrow 2 0 3.86 0 0 0 0 7.0 6 3 3 3 3 1.286 49 7 3.16 11 4 5 151.0 143 41 83 1.219
Mike Torrez 2 1 4.09 0 1 0 0 11.0 11 5 5 5 5 1.455 *35 35 3.88 17 13 0 243.1 235 86 102 1.319
Totals 12 5 4.50 3 2 0 1 44.0 42 22 22 15 22 1.295 162 162 3.608 100 62 1449.1 1395 486 758 1.298

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 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 2.0 4 0 0 0 1 2.000 53 5 3.88 11 4 14 118.1 120 29 83 1.259
Larry Gura 2 1 18.00 0 1 0 0 2.0 7 5 4 1 2 4.000 52 6 3.13 8 5 10 106.1 108 28 46 1.279
Andy Hassler 1 1 4.76 0 1 0 0 5.2 5 3 3 0 3 0.882 29 27 4.20 9 6 0 156.1 166 75 83 1.542
Dennis Leonard 2 1 3.00 1 1 0 1 9.0 5 4 3 2 4 0.778 38 37 3.04 20 12 1 292.2 246 79 244 1.110
Mark Littell 2 0 3.00 0 0 0 0 3.0 5 3 1 3 1 2.667 48 5 3.61 8 4 12 104.2 73 55 106 1.223
Steve Mingori 3 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0.000 43 0 3.09 2 4 4 64.0 59 19 19 1.219
Marty Pattin 1 0 1.50 0 0 0 0 6.0 6 2 1 0 0 1.000 31 10 3.58 10 3 0 128.1 115 37 55 1.184
Paul Splittorff 2 2 2.40 1 0 0 0 15.0 14 4 4 3 4 1.133 37 37 3.69 16 6 0 229.0 243 83 99 1.424
Totals 16 5 3.27 2 3 0 1 44.0 46 21 16 9 16 1.250 162 162 3.518 102 60 1460.2 1377 499 850 1.284

WS: NYY-LAD / ALCS: NYY-KCR / NLCS: LAD-PHI
 1976 ALCS /  1978 ALCS

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