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Thursday August 12, 1971
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American League pitching statistics through games of Thursday, August 12, 1971

   Club          W   L   ERA   G   CG  SV   IP     H    R    ER   HR   BB   SO
Oakland         75  42  3.08  117  43  26  1074   895  413  368   95  382  738
Chicago         55  62  3.14  117  31  21  1053   999  445  367   75  345  674
Baltimore       70  42  3.16  112  49  14  1008   900  397  354   94  303  571
Kansas City     60  55  3.21  115  24  31  1008   915  395  360   63  347  556
California      55  64  3.25  119  24  25  1094   955  436  395   74  465  682
Milwaukee       48  67  3.28  115  26  19  1010   943  432  368   89  418  578
New York        60  58  3.43  118  46   9  1061  1006  468  405   95  319  511
Washington      47  69  3.63  116  18  21  1034   994  478  417   96  411  552
Detroit         64  53  3.74  117  33  23  1070   997  486  445   90  465  713
Cleveland       49  69  3.82  118  17  25  1049   907  489  445  102  568  715
Boston          64  53  3.99  117  27  31  1046  1046  496  463  103  406  650
Minnesota       51  64  4.01  115  27  17  1017  1004  509  453  101  405  640

 League Leaders        W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Vida Blue (OAK)       21   4  1.62  29  29  19   0   8  239  155   49   43   11   70  240
Wilbur Wood (CHI)     14   9  1.99  30  28  12   1   4  217  189   70   48   15   41  119
Bill Parsons (MIL)     9  14  2.81  26  25  11   0   4  176  158   63   55   13   66  108
Ray Lamb (CLE)         5  10  2.85  31  18   3   1   1  130  106   47   41    9   53   77
Dick Drago (KC)       14   6  2.86  25  24  11   0   4  167  170   56   53   10   26   78
Jim Palmer (BAL)      14   6  2.87  27  27  13   0   2  201  162   71   64   15   82  134
Sam McDowell (CLE)    12  10  2.87  26  24   8   0   2  172  117   61   55   17  120  158
Rudy May (CAL)         7   8  2.88  21  21   5   0   1  147  108   49   47    8   60  122
Skip Lockwood (MIL)    8   8  2.88  24  23   3   0   0  156  139   65   50    8   69   87
Pat Dobson (BAL)      15   5  2.93  27  27  14   0   3  206  176   74   67   17   46  137

 Baltimore             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Dave Leonhard          2   0  1.95   7   2   1   0   1   28   20    6    6    1    7    9
Eddie Watt             1   1  2.67  26   0   0   5   0   27   30   12    8    1    7   20
Jim Palmer            14   6  2.87  27  27  13   0   2  201  162   71   64   15   82  134
Pat Dobson            15   5  2.93  27  27  14   0   3  206  176   74   67   17   46  137
Dave McNally          13   4  3.03  20  20   8   0   0  152  133   54   51   18   35   65
Orlando Pena           0   1  3.07   5   0   0   0   0   15   16    7    5    0    5    4
Grant Jackson          3   3  3.11  21   8   0   0   0   64   60   26   22    6   17   43
Mike Cuellar          14   5  3.37  27  27  13   0   3  200  176   83   75   23   55   78
Tom Dukes              1   5  3.69  22   0   0   4   0   32   32   13   13    4    7   24
Dick Hall              5   5  4.11  22   0   0   1   0   35   36   18   16    2   11   20
Dave Boswell           1   2  4.66  13   1   0   0   0   19   28   14   10    4   13    9
Jim Hardin             0   0  4.76   6   0   0   0   0    6   12    5    3    0    3    3
Pete Richert           1   5  5.11  26   0   0   4   0   25   19   14   14    3   15   25

 Boston                W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Bill Lee               9   2  2.35  36   3   0   2   0   88   75   27   23    6   39   68
Sparky Lyle            4   4  2.86  42   0   0  15   0   44   34   14   14    3   21   33
Sonny Siebert         14   7  3.13  26  26   8   0   3  187  176   70   65   18   56  106
Ray Culp              13  10  3.26  27  27  11   0   2  193  175   77   70   14   61  128
Ken Tatum              2   3  4.02  29   0   0   8   0   40   38   19   18    3   22   12
Bobby Bolin            4   2  4.11  41   0   0   5   0   57   61   27   26    7   22   43
Jim Lonborg            6   4  4.63  18  17   2   0   1  101  114   56   52   10   42   68
Gary Peters           11   8  4.64  26  25   5   1   0  169  194   90   87   22   58   81
Roger Moret            0   1  4.70   5   0   0   0   0    8    6    4    4    0    3    6
Ken Brett              0   2  5.10  23   1   0   0   0   48   44   29   27    6   26   47
Cal Koonce             0   1  5.57  13   1   0   0   0   21   22   16   13    3   11    9
Luis Tiant             0   6  6.19  13  10   1   0   0   52   61   38   36    7   25   40
Mike Nagy              1   3  6.63  12   7   0   0   0   38   46   29   28    4   20    9

 California            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mel Queen              1   2  1.69  34   0   0   4   0   48   35   10    9    2   23   39
Dave LaRoche           4   1  1.87  43   0   0   8   0   53   40   12   11    3   18   49
Eddie Fisher           9   4  2.18  45   1   0   3   0   91   64   30   22    8   40   70
Lloyd Allen            4   4  2.68  39   1   0  10   0   74   63   24   22    4   30   59
Rudy May               7   8  2.88  21  21   5   0   1  147  108   49   47    8   60  122
Rickey Clark           2   1  3.00   9   7   1   0   1   42   34   15   14    6   28   28
Clyde Wright          11  11  3.34  26  26   5   0   2  197  171   79   73   12   59   91
Andy Messersmith      11  11  3.56  27  27   7   0   3  187  158   87   74   10   88  120
Andy Hassler           0   3  3.86   6   4   0   0   0   19   25   10    8    0   15   13
Tom Murphy             6  13  3.87  27  27   6   0   0  181  184   81   78   16   62   61
Billy Wynne            0   0  4.91   3   0   0   0   0    4    6    2    2    0    2    6
Archie Reynolds        0   3  4.97  14   1   0   0   0   25   31   15   14    2   17   14
Jim Maloney            0   3  6.04  10   4   0   0   0   25   32   18   17    3   21   10
Fred Lasher            0   0 27.00   2   0   0   0   0    1    4    4    4    0    2    0

 Chicago               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Rich Hinton            2   2  1.65  11   0   0   0   0   16   12    3    3    1    2   11
Wilbur Wood           14   9  1.99  30  28  12   1   4  217  189   70   48   15   41  119
Tom Bradley           11  10  2.95  31  28   5   0   5  198  197   80   65    9   56  152
Don Eddy               0   2  3.12  19   0   0   0   0   17   15    6    6    3   15    9
Tommy John            10  11  3.12  29  26   8   0   3  182  182   82   63   12   53  101
Bart Johnson           6   7  3.21  40  12   3  11   0  135  121   54   48    8   70  102
Joel Horlen            6   9  3.65  25  15   3   2   0  111  113   50   45    8   25   67
Terry Forster          2   3  4.11  35   2   0   1   0   35   34   17   16    4   18   33
Steve Kealey           2   1  4.17  39   1   0   3   0   58   53   33   27    9   21   36
Vicente Romo           1   7  4.33  35   2   0   3   0   54   40   26   26    5   29   31
Pat Jacquez            0   0  4.50   2   0   0   0   0    2    4    1    1    0    2    1
Jim Magnuson           1   1  4.68  12   3   0   0   0   25   29   16   13    0   13   10
Stan Perzanowski       0   0 20.25   2   0   0   0   0    3   10    7    6    1    0    2

 Cleveland             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Mark Ballinger         0   0  0.00   1   0   0   0   0    2    0    0    0    0    1    1
Steve Mingori          1   2  1.60  48   0   0   4   0   51   30   10    9    2   22   38
Ed Farmer              4   0  2.06  28   2   0   3   0   52   33   13   12    4   25   34
Ray Lamb               5  10  2.85  31  18   3   1   1  130  106   47   41    9   53   77
Sam McDowell          12  10  2.87  26  24   8   0   2  172  117   61   55   17  120  158
Camilo Pascual         2   2  3.09   9   1   0   0   0   23   17    9    8    0   11   20
Alan Foster            7  11  3.96  26  21   3   0   0  136  118   66   60   13   69   77
Vince Colbert          3   2  4.11  39   2   0   2   0   85   83   45   39    7   40   47
Steve Dunning          8   8  4.15  22  21   2   0   1  141  127   69   65   18   76  113
Phil Hennigan          4   3  4.24  43   0   0  11   0   64   59   30   30    9   41   55
Rich Hand              1   4  4.65  10   8   0   0   0   41   45   24   21    3   26   12
Rick Austin            0   0  5.09  23   0   0   1   0   23   25   15   13    3   20   20
Mike Paul              1   3  5.74   7   6   0   0   0   31   32   20   20    3    7   15
Chuck Machemehl        0   2  6.38  14   0   0   3   0   18   16   16   13    2   15    9
Steve Hargan           1  12  6.78  19  15   1   0   0   78   99   64   59   12   42   39

 Detroit               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Chuck Seelbach         0   0  0.00   2   0   0   0   0    1    0    0    0    0    3    0
Fred Scherman          8   5  2.80  55   0   0  16   0   80   69   29   25    8   36   32
Mickey Lolich         19   8  2.94  33  33  19   0   2  279  250  101   91   24   70  229
Jim Hannan             1   0  3.27   7   0   0   0   0   11    7    4    4    1    7    6
Bill Denehy            0   3  3.50  25   1   0   1   0   44   40   19   17    3   21   20
Dean Chance            4   6  3.51  31  14   0   0   0   90   91   43   35    5   50   64
Joe Coleman           13   6  3.54  27  26   9   0   2  188  160   78   74   12   71  150
Bill Gilbreth          2   1  3.86   7   4   2   0   0   28   23   13   12    3   20   12
Tom Timmerman          5   5  4.13  39   0   0   2   0   57   51   26   26    6   27   32
Joe Niekro             5   5  4.61  26  11   0   1   0   98  109   50   50    9   42   35
Les Cain               5   7  4.73  17  17   2   0   1   86   72   50   45    9   57   71
Daryl Patterson        0   1  4.82  12   0   0   0   0    9   14    7    5    1    6    5
Bill Zepp              1   1  5.12  16   4   0   2   0   32   41   20   18    2   17   15
Mike Kilkenny          1   4  5.34  25   7   1   1   0   61   61   39   36    6   27   37
Dave Boswell           0   0  6.23   3   0   0   0   0    4    3    3    3    0    6    3
Ron Perranoski         0   1 13.50   2   0   0   0   0    1    4    2    2    1    1    0
Jim Foor               0   0 18.00   3   0   0   0   0    1    2    2    2    0    4    2

 Kansas City           W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Lance Clemons          0   0  0.00   1   1   0   0   0    2    1    0    0    0    1    1
Tom Burgmeier          4   6  1.74  47   0   0  11   0   62   47   16   12    1   21   30
Ted Abernathy          3   4  2.36  47   0   0  17   0   61   43   17   16    3   37   39
Paul Splittorff        5   5  2.37  13  13   4   0   2   87   79   26   23    2   19   55
Ken Wright             3   4  2.70  16  10   1   1   1   70   53   23   21    5   38   55
Jim York               5   5  2.77  43   0   0   2   0   78   50   26   24    6   34   85
Dick Drago            14   6  2.86  25  24  11   0   4  167  170   56   53   10   26   78
Mike Hedlund           9   6  3.03  23  21   4   0   1  140  121   53   47   10   51   49
Bruce Dal Canton       8   5  3.38  20  20   2   0   0  133  133   56   50    7   38   56
Al Fitzmorris          4   1  3.73  26   5   1   0   1   63   53   28   26    3   26   26
Bill Butler            1   2  4.80   8   6   0   0   0   30   36   18   16    6   17   18
Wally Bunker           2   3  5.01   7   6   0   0   0   32   35   19   18    7    6   15
Jim Rooker             2   7  5.33  20   7   1   0   1   54   59   35   32    2   24   31
Roger Nelson           0   1  5.49   9   1   0   0   0   20   21   12   12    1    4   16
Mike McCormick         0   0  9.31   4   1   0   0   0   10   14   10   10    0    5    2

 Milwaukee             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Ken Sanders            5   7  2.04  58   0   0  18   0   97   83   26   22    7   23   59
Bill Parsons           9  14  2.81  26  25  11   0   4  176  158   63   55   13   66  108
Skip Lockwood          8   8  2.88  24  23   3   0   0  156  139   65   50    8   69   87
Marty Pattin          10  13  2.98  27  27   8   0   4  202  167   73   67   20   57  130
Lew Krausse            4  11  3.21  30  15   1   0   0  121  123   49   43   15   46   62
John Morris            2   1  3.40  30   1   0   1   0   53   50   25   20    4   17   28
Jim Slaton             7   4  3.91  15  13   3   0   3   76   75   33   33    8   42   26
Marcelino Lopez        2   7  4.43  29  10   0   0   0   63   58   44   31    5   56   41
Dick Ellsworth         0   1  4.91  11   0   0   0   0   15   22   10    8    1    7   10
Jim Hannan             1   1  5.28  19   1   0   0   0   31   37   23   18    7   21   17
Floyd Weaver           0   0  7.47  10   0   0   0   0   16   18   13   13    0   11    8
John Gelnar            0   0 13.50   2   0   0   0   0    1    3    2    2    0    1    0
Larry Bearnarth        0   0 18.00   2   0   0   0   0    3   10    6    6    1    2    2

 Minnesota             W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Jim Strickland         1   0  1.89  14   0   0   0   0   19   15   13    4    2   12   11
Bob Gebhard            0   1  3.18   4   0   0   0   0    6    5    2    2    0    3    2
Bert Blyleven          9  13  3.20  27  27   9   0   3  186  173   71   66   15   39  154
Tom Hall               4   5  3.46  42   9   0   6   0  112   89   49   43   11   54  115
Jim Kaat               9   9  3.51  29  28  10   0   2  187  196   79   73   12   36   94
Ray Corbin             7   9  3.84  40   7   2   3   0  105  104   53   45   15   51   61
Stan Williams          4   5  4.11  43   1   0   2   0   72   59   41   33    5   41   45
Jim Perry             12  13  4.13  30  29   6   1   0  198  194   96   91   26   79   94
Sal Campisi            0   0  4.15   6   0   0   0   0    4    5    2    2    1    4    2
Steve Luebber          1   3  5.91   8   7   0   0   0   32   42   22   21    4   22   16
Steve Barber           1   0  6.17   4   2   0   0   0   12    8    9    8    2   13    4
Hal Haydel             1   1  6.23  14   0   0   0   0   17   19   12   12    3    9   15
Ron Perranoski         1   4  6.96  36   0   0   5   0   43   60   40   33    2   28   21
Pete Hamm              1   1  7.71   9   5   0   0   0   23   35   20   20    3   14    6

 New York              W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Al Closter             1   0  1.88   6   0   0   0   0   14   13    7    3    0    6   11
Jack Aker              4   2  2.03  33   0   0   3   0   44   36   11   10    3   24   20
Steve Kline            9  10  3.04  23  23  10   0   1  166  150   67   56   15   29   57
Mel Stottlemyre       11  10  3.07  26  26  14   0   5  200  178   79   68   16   58  101
Fritz Peterson        12   7  3.09  28  26  10   1   2  201  206   81   69   18   36  102
Gary Waslewski         0   1  3.28  24   0   0   1   0   36   28   15   13    2   16   17
Mike Kekich            7   6  3.33  28  15   3   0   0  119  103   52   44    8   59   76
Stan Bahnsen          10   9  3.92  27  25   9   0   1  170  164   82   74   17   47   67
Jim Hardin             0   2  4.26  11   3   0   0   0   25   31   15   12    2    9   13
Lindy McDaniel         5   9  4.85  37   0   0   4   0   59   64   33   32   11   18   30
Roger Hambright        1   1  5.59   6   0   0   0   0   10    8    6    6    2    5    4
Gary Jones             0   0  9.00  12   0   0   0   0   14   19   14   14    1    7   10
Bill Burbach           0   1 10.80   2   0   0   0   0    3    6    6    4    0    5    3

 Oakland               W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Vida Blue             21   4  1.62  29  29  19   0   8  239  155   49   43   11   70  240
Rob Gardner            0   0  2.35   4   1   0   0   0    8    8    2    2    1    3    5
Rollie Fingers         3   6  2.68  35   8   2  13   1  111   79   36   33   13   24   80
Mudcat Grant           0   0  2.70   1   0   0   1   0    3    3    1    1    1    0    4
Jim Roland             1   1  2.86  24   0   0   1   0   35   24   13   11    3   14   20
Bob Locker             4   1  3.13  36   0   0   6   0   55   52   22   19    2   15   33
Diego Segui            8   5  3.24  20  16   4   0   0  114   94   47   41   11   49   59
Chuck Dobson          11   2  3.47  19  19   5   0   0  119  115   49   46   13   48   61
Blue Moon Odom         7   8  3.54  17  17   2   0   1  102   96   46   40    8   49   53
Catfish Hunter        14  10  3.54  27  27  11   0   1  193  173   88   76   21   65  130
Paul Lindblad          1   0  3.94   8   0   0   0   0   16   18    7    7    1    2    4
Ron Klimkowski         2   2  4.26  20   0   0   1   0   32   30   16   15    3   20   17
Darold Knowles         3   2  5.00  32   0   0   4   0   36   31   21   20    3   13   26
Daryl Patterson        0   0  7.94   4   0   0   0   0    6    5    5    5    3    4    2
Jim Panther            0   1 11.12   4   0   0   0   0    6   10    9    7    1    5    4
Marcel Lachemann       0   0 54.00   1   0   0   0   0    0    2    2    2    0    1    0

 Washington            W   L   ERA   G  GS  CG  SV  SHO  IP    H    R   ER   HR   BB   SO
Paul Lindblad          4   2  2.21  29   0   0   7   0   61   38   16   15    3   19   33
Joe Grzenda            4   2  2.40  33   0   0   2   0   49   44   17   13    2   10   39
Bill Gogolewski        2   2  2.76  19   9   2   0   0   72   66   22   22    3   30   41
Pete Broberg           4   3  2.91  10  10   3   0   1   65   55   28   21    3   25   46
Horacio Pina           1   1  2.98  45   0   0   2   0   48   42   19   16    1   26   35
Casey Cox              5   6  3.18  41  11   0   6   0  110  101   51   39    6   35   35
Jim Shellenback        3   9  3.41  32  13   3   0   1  103  103   46   39   10   40   37
Darold Knowles         2   2  3.52  12   0   0   2   0   15   17    6    6    2    6   16
Denny Riddleberger     3   1  3.83  44   0   0   1   0   54   53   23   23    8   23   47
Dick Bosman            9  13  3.95  25  25   3   0   1  162  165   80   71   20   52   82
Denny McLain           6  16  4.34  23  23   7   0   2  156  167   85   75   23   53   82
Mike Thompson          0   4  4.58   8   7   0   0   0   35   23   21   18    2   31   20
Jerry Janeski          1   5  4.96  23  10   0   1   0   62   72   38   34    5   34   19
Jackie Brown           3   3  5.36  12   8   0   0   0   42   48   26   25    8   27   20

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League Leaders

Wins:

  V. Blue (OAK)            21
  M. Lolich (DET)          19
  P. Dobson (BAL)          15
  M. Cuellar (BAL)         14
  D. Drago (KC)            14
  C. Hunter (OAK)          14
  J. Palmer (BAL)          14
  S. Siebert (BOS)         14
  W. Wood (CHI)            14
  J. Coleman (DET)         13

Losses:

  D. McLain (WAS)          16
  B. Parsons (MIL)         14
  B. Blyleven (MIN)        13
  D. Bosman (WAS)          13
  T. Murphy (CAL)          13
  M. Pattin (MIL)          13
  J. Perry (MIN)           13
  S. Hargan (CLE)          12
  A. Foster (CLE)          11
  T. John (CHI)            11

Complete Games:

  V. Blue (OAK)            19
  M. Lolich (DET)          19
  P. Dobson (BAL)          14
  M. Stottlemyre (NY)      14
  M. Cuellar (BAL)         13
  J. Palmer (BAL)          13
  W. Wood (CHI)            12
  R. Culp (BOS)            11
  D. Drago (KC)            11
  C. Hunter (OAK)          11

Saves:

  K. Sanders (MIL)         18
  T. Abernathy (KC)        17
  F. Scherman (DET)        16
  S. Lyle (BOS)            15
  R. Fingers (OAK)         13
  T. Burgmeier (KC)        11
  P. Hennigan (CLE)        11
  B. Johnson (CHI)         11
  L. Allen (CAL)           10
  D. LaRoche (CAL)          8

Shutouts:

  V. Blue (OAK)             8
  T. Bradley (CHI)          5
  M. Stottlemyre (NY)       5
  D. Drago (KC)             4
  B. Parsons (MIL)          4
  M. Pattin (MIL)           4
  W. Wood (CHI)             4
  B. Blyleven (MIN)         3
  M. Cuellar (BAL)          3
  P. Dobson (BAL)           3

Innings Pitched:

  M. Lolich (DET)       279.0
  V. Blue (OAK)         239.1
  W. Wood (CHI)         216.2
  P. Dobson (BAL)       205.2
  M. Pattin (MIL)       202.1
  F. Peterson (NY)      201.0
  J. Palmer (BAL)       200.2
  M. Cuellar (BAL)      200.1
  M. Stottlemyre (NY)   199.2
  J. Perry (MIN)        198.1

Hits:

  M. Lolich (DET)         250
  F. Peterson (NY)        206
  T. Bradley (CHI)        197
  J. Kaat (MIN)           196
  J. Perry (MIN)          194
  G. Peters (BOS)         194
  W. Wood (CHI)           189
  T. Murphy (CAL)         184
  T. John (CHI)           182
  M. Stottlemyre (NY)     178

Runs:

  M. Lolich (DET)         101
  J. Perry (MIN)           96
  G. Peters (BOS)          90
  C. Hunter (OAK)          88
  A. Messersmith (CAL)     87
  D. McLain (WAS)          85
  M. Cuellar (BAL)         83
  S. Bahnsen (NY)          82
  T. John (CHI)            82
  T. Murphy (CAL)          81

Home Runs:

  J. Perry (MIN)           26
  M. Lolich (DET)          24
  M. Cuellar (BAL)         23
  D. McLain (WAS)          23
  G. Peters (BOS)          22
  C. Hunter (OAK)          21
  D. Bosman (WAS)          20
  M. Pattin (MIL)          20
  S. Dunning (CLE)         18
  D. McNally (BAL)         18

Walks:

  S. McDowell (CLE)       120
  A. Messersmith (CAL)     88
  J. Palmer (BAL)          82
  J. Perry (MIN)           79
  S. Dunning (CLE)         76
  J. Coleman (DET)         71
  V. Blue (OAK)            70
  B. Johnson (CHI)         70
  M. Lolich (DET)          70
  A. Foster (CLE)          69

Strikeouts:

  V. Blue (OAK)           240
  M. Lolich (DET)         229
  S. McDowell (CLE)       158
  B. Blyleven (MIN)       154
  T. Bradley (CHI)        152
  J. Coleman (DET)        150
  P. Dobson (BAL)         137
  J. Palmer (BAL)         134
  C. Hunter (OAK)         130
  M. Pattin (MIL)         130


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