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Tuesday September 29, 1970
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Homers by Bobby Brooks and Jim Driscoll helped the Athletics defeat the Brewers, 4-3, Driscoll's drive was the first of his major league career. In addition to hitting a homer, Brooks drove in what proved to be the winning run with a double in the fifth inning, enabling Catfish Hunter to record his 18th victory. [The Sporting News]


Oakland Athletics 4, Milwaukee Brewers 3

Game Played on Tuesday, September 29, 1970 (Night game) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

Brewers      0  0  1    1  0  0    0  1  0  -   3  9  0
A's          1  1  0    1  1  0    0  0  x  -   4  9  0


Brewers              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      A's                  AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Harper 3b             4   0   2   1     0   0   .295      Lewis lf              3   1   1   0     0   0   .250
Hegan 1b              4   1   1   0     0   2   .243        Hovley cf           1   0   0   0     0   0   .240
May cf                4   0   2   1     0   0   .236      LaRussa 2b            2   0   0   0     2   1   .200
Savage lf             4   1   1   1     0   2   .278      Rudi 1b               4   0   1   1     1   1   .310
Burda rf              4   0   1   0     0   1   .248      Bando 3b              3   0   1   0     1   0   .263
Pena ss               4   0   1   0     0   0   .240      Jackson cf,rf         4   1   1   0     0   1   .235
Roof c                2   0   0   0     0   1   .229      Tenace c              2   0   0   0     2   0   .283
  Francona ph         1   0   0   0     0   1   .235      Brooks rf,lf          4   1   2   2     0   2   .273
  McNertney c         1   0   0   0     0   1   .243      Driscoll ss           3   1   1   1     1   1   .159
Kubiak 2b             3   1   1   0     0   0   .253      Hunter p              3   0   2   0     0   0   .200
  Sanders p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .250
Downing p             2   0   0   0     0   1   .114
  Morris p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .176
  Gil 2b              0   0   0   0     0   0   .185
  Snyder ph           1   0   0   0     0   1   .232
  Stanley 2b          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               34   3   9   3     0  10             Totals               29   4   9   4     7   6

Time of Game: 2:25   Attendance:  1,960
Left on Base: Brewers 4, A's 11
DP: Brewers 1, A's 2
Doubles: Kubiak (9), May 2 (8), Brooks (1), Bando (20)
Home Runs: Savage (12), Brooks (1), Driscoll (1)
Stolen Bases: Harper 2 (38), Lewis (7), Jackson (26)
Caught Stealing: Rudi (1)
Sacrifice Hits: Hunter (6), Lewis (1)
GIDP: Roof (10), Kubiak (17)
Hit by Pitch: LaRussa (1,by Downing)


Brewers                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Downing L(5-13)         4.2   6   4   4   6   3   2  25   3.52
Morris                  1.2   2   0   0   0   2   0   7   3.93
Sanders                 1.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   7   1.62
Totals                  8     9   4   4   7   6   2  39

A's                    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Hunter W(18-14)         9     9   3   3   0  10   1  34   3.81
Totals                  9     9   3   3   0  10   1  34

Hit by Pitch: Downing (4)
Wild Pitches: Downing (8)

Umpires: HP - Ed Runge, 1B - Emmett Ashford, 2B - Russ Goetz, 3B - Merle Anthony


BREWERS 1ST: Harper singled; Harper stole second; Hegan struck
out; May made an out to shortstop; Savage struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Lewis singled; Lewis stole second; LaRussa was
hit by a pitch; Downing threw a wild pitch [LaRussa to second,
Lewis to third]; Rudi singled [LaRussa to third, Lewis scored];
Bando walked [Rudi to second]; Jackson was called out on
strikes; Tenace hit into a double play (shortstop to second)
[Rudi out at third]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Brewers 0, Athletics
1.

BREWERS 2ND: Burda singled to third; Pena popped to first in
foul territory; Roof grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [Burda out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Brewers 0, Athletics 1.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Brooks homered; Driscoll walked; Hunter out on a
sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Driscoll to second]; Lewis
made an out to second; LaRussa walked; Rudi struck out; 1 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Brewers 0, Athletics 2.

BREWERS 3RD: Kubiak doubled; Downing popped to catcher in foul
territory; Harper singled [Kubiak scored]; Harper stole second;
Hegan struck out; May made an out to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Brewers 1, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Bando grounded out (third to first); Jackson
grounded out (first to pitcher); Tenace walked; Brooks struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 1, Athletics 2.

BREWERS 4TH: Savage homered; Burda made an out to shortstop;
Pena flied out to center; Roof struck out; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Brewers 2, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Driscoll homered; Hunter grounded out (pitcher to
first); Lewis grounded out (first unassisted); LaRussa grounded
out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 2,
Athletics 3.

BREWERS 5TH: Kubiak flied out to center; Downing struck out;
Harper flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 2,
Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Rudi walked; Rudi was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Bando grounded out (pitcher unassisted);
Jackson singled; Jackson stole second; Tenace walked; Brooks
doubled [Tenace to third, Jackson scored]; MORRIS REPLACED
DOWNING (PITCHING); Driscoll was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Brewers 2, Athletics 4.

BREWERS 6TH: Hegan popped to third in foul territory; May
doubled; Savage flied out to center; Burda struck out; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 2, Athletics 4.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Hunter singled; Lewis out on a sacrifice bunt
(pitcher to first) [Hunter to second]; LaRussa struck out; Rudi
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 2,
Athletics 4.

BREWERS 7TH: Pena singled; FRANCONA BATTED FOR ROOF; Francona
struck out; Kubiak grounded into a double play (shortstop to
second to first) [Pena out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Brewers 2, Athletics 4.

ATHLETICS 7TH: MCNERTNEY REPLACED FRANCONA (PLAYING C ); Bando
doubled; Jackson popped to first in foul territory; SANDERS
REPLACED KUBIAK (PITCHING); GIL REPLACED MORRIS (PLAYING 2B);
Tenace grounded out (third to first); Brooks struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 2, Athletics 4.

BREWERS 8TH: HOVLEY REPLACED LEWIS (PLAYING CF); JACKSON CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); BROOKS CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
SNYDER BATTED FOR GIL; Snyder struck out; Harper made an out to
second; Hegan singled; May doubled [Hegan scored]; Savage struck
out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Brewers 3, Athletics 4.

ATHLETICS 8TH: STANLEY REPLACED SNYDER (PLAYING 2B); Driscoll
flied out to right; Hunter singled; Hovley flied out to left;
LaRussa walked [Hunter to second]; Rudi forced LaRussa
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Brewers 3,
Athletics 4.

BREWERS 9TH: Burda flied out to center; Pena flied out to left;
McNertney struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Brewers 3,
Athletics 4.



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