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Wednesday September 16, 1970
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Making his 19th start, Rollie Fingers turned in his first complete game of the season for the Athletics and also hit his first major league homer in a 4-1 victory over the Brewers. Don Mincher batted in two runs with a single and a homer. Phil Roof rapped a round-tripper for the Brewers' tally. [The Sporting News]


Oakland Athletics 4, Milwaukee Brewers 1

Game Played on Wednesday, September 16, 1970 (Night game) at County Stadium

A's          2  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  1  -   4 10  0
Brewers      0  1  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   1  8  0


A's                  AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Brewers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Campaneris ss         2   1   2   0     0   0   .280      Harper 3b             4   0   2   0     0   2   .291
  Driscoll pr,ss      2   0   1   0     0   0   .158      Snyder rf             4   0   1   0     0   0   .240
Rudi lf               2   0   1   0     1   0   .306      May cf                4   0   1   0     0   0   .232
  Hovley cf           1   0   0   0     0   0   .241      Savage lf             4   0   0   0     0   1   .281
Alou rf,lf            5   1   0   0     0   0   .280      Hegan 1b              3   0   0   0     1   0   .236
Mincher 1b            3   1   2   2     1   0   .256      Pena ss               2   0   0   0     0   2   .240
Bando 3b              4   0   1   1     0   0   .264        Wicker ph           1   0   0   0     0   1   .207
Jackson cf,rf         4   0   1   0     0   3   .244        Gil 2b              0   0   0   0     0   0   .179
Duncan c              4   0   1   0     0   2   .241        Burda ph            1   0   1   0     0   0   .252
Green 2b              3   0   0   0     1   0   .187        Stanley pr          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Fingers p             4   1   1   1     0   2   .103      Roof c                4   1   2   1     0   0   .242
                                                          Kubiak 2b,ss          3   0   1   0     0   0   .251
                                                          Krausse p             2   0   0   0     0   1   .150
                                                            Francona ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .242
                                                            Gelnar p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .083

Totals               34   4  10   4     3   7             Totals               33   1   8   1     1   7

Time of Game: 2:18   Attendance:  6,161
Left on Base: A's 8, Brewers 6
DP: A's 1, Brewers 1
Home Runs: Mincher (27), Fingers (1), Roof (12)
Stolen Bases: Campaneris 2 (39), Jackson (25), Harper (32)
Sacrifice Hits: Rudi (5)
GIDP: Green (13), Savage (6)
Hit by Pitch: Campaneris (4,by Krausse)


A's                    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Fingers W(7-9)          9     8   1   1   1   7   1  34   3.57
Totals                  9     8   1   1   1   7   1  34

Brewers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Krausse L(13-17)        7     9   3   3   3   6   1  32   4.54
Gelnar                  2     1   1   1   0   1   1   7   4.24
Totals                  9    10   4   4   3   7   2  39

Hit by Pitch: Krausse (4)

Umpires: HP - Jim Honochick, 1B - Frank Umont, 2B - George Maloney, 3B - Jake O'Donnell


ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris singled; Campaneris stole second; Rudi
walked; Alou forced Rudi (pitcher to second) [Campaneris to
third]; Mincher singled [Alou to second, Campaneris scored];
Bando singled [Mincher to second, Alou scored]; Jackson struck
out; Duncan struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 2,
Brewers 0.

BREWERS 1ST: Harper singled; Snyder singled [Harper to second];
May singled [Snyder to second, Harper to third]; Savage grounded
into a double play (pitcher to catcher to first) [May to second,
Snyder to third, Harper out at home]; Hegan grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 2, Brewers 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Green popped to third in foul territory; Fingers
struck out; Campaneris singled; Campaneris stole second; Rudi
popped to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Athletics 2, Brewers 0.

BREWERS 2ND: Pena struck out; Roof homered; Kubiak flied out to
left; Krausse grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 2, Brewers 1.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Alou grounded out (third to first); Mincher made
an out to third; Bando grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 2, Brewers 1.

BREWERS 3RD: Harper struck out; Snyder grounded out (pitcher to
first); May grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 2, Brewers 1.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Jackson was called out on strikes; Duncan
singled; Green grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Duncan out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 2, Brewers 1.

BREWERS 4TH: Savage flied out to right; Hegan walked; Pena
struck out; Roof grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Athletics 2, Brewers 1.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Fingers flied out to center; Campaneris was hit
by a pitch; DRISCOLL RAN FOR CAMPANERIS; Rudi singled to center
[Rudi to second (on throw to 3b), Driscoll out at third (center
to third)]; Alou flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Athletics 2, Brewers 1.

BREWERS 5TH: DRISCOLL STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Kubiak
grounded out (second to first); Krausse struck out; Harper
singled; Harper stole second; Snyder flied out to center; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 2, Brewers 1.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Mincher homered; Bando grounded out (shortstop to
first); Jackson singled; Jackson stole second; Duncan struck
out; Green was walked intentionally; Fingers struck out; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Athletics 3, Brewers 1.

BREWERS 6TH: May flied out to left; Savage struck out; Hegan
flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 3, Brewers
1.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Driscoll singled; Rudi out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to second) [Driscoll to second]; Alou popped to first
in foul territory; Mincher was walked intentionally; Bando
popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Athletics 3, Brewers 1.

BREWERS 7TH: HOVLEY REPLACED RUDI (PLAYING CF); ALOU CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); JACKSON CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF);
WICKER BATTED FOR PENA; Wicker struck out; Roof singled; Kubiak
singled [Roof to second]; FRANCONA BATTED FOR KRAUSSE; Roof was
picked off second (pitcher to second); Francona made an out to
second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 3, Brewers 1.

ATHLETICS 8TH: GIL REPLACED WICKER (PLAYING 2B); KUBIAK CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); GELNAR REPLACED FRANCONA (PITCHING);
Jackson struck out; Duncan grounded out (shortstop to first);
Green grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 3, Brewers 1.

BREWERS 8TH: Harper struck out; Snyder grounded out (shortstop
to first); May grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 3, Brewers 1.

ATHLETICS 9TH: Fingers homered; Driscoll made an out to
shortstop; Hovley grounded out (shortstop to first); Alou flied
out to center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 4, Brewers 1.

BREWERS 9TH: Savage flied out to right; Hegan flied out to
center; BURDA BATTED FOR GIL; Burda singled; STANLEY RAN FOR
BURDA; Roof grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Athletics 4, Brewers 1.



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