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Saturday May 23, 1970
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Felipe Alou batted in four runs and John Donaldson and Frank Fernandez each accounted for three to lead the Athletics' attack in a 12-2 victory over the White Sox. Alou's hits included a homer with two men on base. Bill Melton and John Matias homered to produce the White Sox runs. [The Sporting News]


Oakland Athletics 12, Chicago White Sox 2

Game Played on Saturday, May 23, 1970 (Day game) at Comiskey Park I

A's          4  0  3    3  0  0    0  2  0  -  12 14  0
White Sox    0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   2  8  1


A's                  AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Monday cf             5   0   0   0     1   1   .279      O'Brien 2b            5   0   1   0     0   0   .239
LaRussa 2b            6   1   1   0     0   1   .300      Aparicio ss           3   0   0   0     0   0   .328
Jackson rf            3   2   1   0     2   1   .192        Morales ss          1   0   0   0     0   1   .188
Bando 3b              4   3   3   1     1   0   .278      Hopkins 1b,c          3   0   1   0     1   0   .356
Alou lf               3   2   3   4     0   0   .365      May lf                3   0   0   0     0   1   .308
  Rudi ph,lf          2   1   1   0     0   0   .366        Bradford lf,cf      1   0   1   0     0   0   .214
Mincher 1b            4   2   0   0     1   0   .222      Melton 3b             3   1   1   1     1   1   .309
Fernandez c           4   1   2   3     1   1   .250      Matias rf,1b          4   1   2   1     0   0   .239
Donaldson ss          5   0   3   3     0   0   .364      Herrmann c            2   0   0   0     0   0   .301
Hunter p              5   0   0   0     0   3   .148        Wynne p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Christian ph,lf     2   0   1   0     0   1   .333
                                                          Berry cf              3   0   1   0     0   0   .272
                                                            Wood p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            McCraw ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .286
                                                          Horlen p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .130
                                                            Sisk p              1   0   0   0     0   1   .250
                                                            Williams ph,rf      3   0   0   0     0   1   .238

Totals               41  12  14  11     6   7             Totals               35   2   8   2     2   6

Time of Game: 2:46   Attendance:  7,395
Left on Base: A's 8, White Sox 8
DP: A's 0, White Sox 1
Errors: Williams
Doubles: Fernandez (1), Bradford (3)
Home Runs: Alou (4), Melton (4), Matias (2)
Stolen Bases: Jackson (9), Bando (4)


A's                    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Hunter W(6-4)           9     8   2   2   2   6   2  37   2.91
Totals                  9     8   2   2   2   6   2  37

White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Horlen L(5-4)           2.1   7   7   7   2   2   0  16   3.90
Sisk                    2.2   4   3   3   0   3   1  11   6.66
Wynne                   2     1   0   0   4   1   0  11   5.40
Wood                    2     2   2   0   0   1   0   9   2.93
Totals                  9    14  12  10   6   7   1  47

Umpires: HP - Larry Barnett, 1B - Larry Napp, 2B - John Rice, 3B - Marty Springstead


ATHLETICS 1ST: Monday grounded out (second to first); LaRussa
singled to left; Jackson walked [LaRussa to second]; Bando
singled to center [Jackson to second, LaRussa scored]; Jackson
stole third and Bando stole second; Alou singled to shortstop
[Bando to third, Jackson scored]; Mincher walked [Alou to
second]; Fernandez struck out; Donaldson singled to center
[Mincher to second, Alou scored, Bando scored]; Hunter struck
out; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 4, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 1ST: O'Brien grounded out (first unassisted); Aparicio
made an out to second; Hopkins grounded out (first to pitcher);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 4, White Sox 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Monday grounded out (second to first); LaRussa
flied out to right; Jackson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Athletics 4, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: May grounded out (second to first); Melton
homered; Matias singled to center; Herrmann popped to catcher in
foul territory; Berry forced Matias (pitcher to second); 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 4, White Sox 1.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Bando singled to left; Alou singled to left
[Bando to second]; Mincher forced Alou (first to shortstop)
[Bando to third]; Fernandez doubled to center [Bando scored,
Mincher scored]; SISK REPLACED HORLEN (PITCHING); Donaldson
singled to center [Fernandez scored]; Hunter struck out while
Donaldson was out trying to advance to second (catcher to
second); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 7, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Sisk was called out on strikes; O'Brien popped to
catcher in foul territory; Aparicio lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 7, White Sox 1.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Monday struck out; LaRussa struck out; Jackson
singled to center; Bando singled to center [Jackson to second];
Alou homered [Jackson scored, Bando scored]; Mincher flied out
to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 10, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Hopkins flied out to left; May was called out on
strikes; Melton grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 10, White Sox 1.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Fernandez grounded out (shortstop to first);
Donaldson grounded out (pitcher to first); Hunter grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 10, White
Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Matias flied out to right; Herrmann made an out
to second; Berry singled to left; WILLIAMS BATTED FOR SISK;
Williams lined to shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics
10, White Sox 1.

ATHLETICS 6TH: HOPKINS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING C ); MATIAS
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); WYNNE REPLACED HERRMANN
(PITCHING); WILLIAMS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Monday
grounded out (pitcher to second to first); LaRussa flied out to
left; Jackson walked; Bando walked [Jackson to second]; RUDI
BATTED FOR ALOU; Rudi made an out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Athletics 10, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 6TH: RUDI STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); O'Brien singled
to center; Aparicio flied out to center; Hopkins singled to
center [O'Brien to second]; May grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Hopkins to second, O'Brien to third]; Melton walked;
Matias popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
Athletics 10, White Sox 1.

ATHLETICS 7TH: MORALES REPLACED APARICIO (PLAYING SS); BRADFORD
REPLACED MAY (PLAYING LF); Mincher lined to first; Fernandez
walked; Donaldson singled to left [Fernandez to second]; Hunter
struck out; Monday walked [Fernandez to third, Donaldson to
second]; LaRussa flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
Athletics 10, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 7TH: CHRISTIAN BATTED FOR WYNNE; Christian struck out;
Berry popped to catcher in foul territory; Williams flied out to
left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 10, White Sox 1.

ATHLETICS 8TH: CHRISTIAN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); WOOD
REPLACED BERRY (PITCHING); BRADFORD CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
CF); Jackson struck out; Bando grounded out (shortstop to
first); Rudi singled to left; Mincher reached on an error by
Williams [Rudi scored (unearned) (no RBI), Mincher to second];
Fernandez singled to left [Mincher scored (unearned)]; Donaldson
grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
Athletics 12, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 8TH: O'Brien grounded out (shortstop to first);
Morales struck out; Hopkins walked; Bradford doubled to left
[Hopkins to third]; Melton was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 12, White Sox 1.

ATHLETICS 9TH: Hunter grounded out (pitcher to first); Monday
grounded out (pitcher to first); LaRussa grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 12, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 9TH: Matias homered; Christian singled to center;
MCCRAW BATTED FOR WOOD; McCraw popped to first in foul
territory; Williams struck out; O'Brien forced Christian
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 12,
White Sox 2.



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