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Tuesday April 27, 1971
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A single by Felipe Alou in the 12th inning for the Yankees' 16th hit of the game scored Roy White and beat the White Sox, 6-5. Thurman Munson drew a walk to lead off and was forced by White. Danny Cater singled White to third before Alou ended the three-hour, 22-minute contest. [The Sporting News]


New York Yankees 6, Chicago White Sox 5

Game Played on Tuesday, April 27, 1971 (Night game) at Yankee Stadium I

White Sox    0  0  1    1  2  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   5 13  1
Yankees      0  0  3    0  2  0    0  0  0    0  0  1  -   6 16  0


White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Richard ss,cf         5   1   2   1     1   1   .246      Clarke 2b             6   1   3   2     0   1   .268
Stroud rf             4   0   1   0     0   1   .097      Murcer cf             5   1   3   1     0   0   .379
  Andrews ph,2b       0   0   0   0     2   0   .265      Munson c              4   0   1   2     2   0   .180
May 1b                5   2   2   1     1   0   .268      White lf              4   1   0   0     2   0   .321
Reichardt lf          6   0   1   0     0   0   .226      Cater 3b,1b           6   0   2   0     0   1   .253
Melton 3b             6   1   4   2     0   1   .254      Alou rf               6   0   2   1     0   1   .250
Johnstone cf,rf       4   1   1   1     0   0   .234      Ellis 1b              4   0   1   0     0   0   .333
Herrmann c            3   0   1   0     0   0   .306        Kenney 3b           1   0   1   0     0   0   .267
  Williams ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .171      Michael ss            4   1   1   0     1   0   .292
  Brinkman c          2   0   0   0     0   1   .000      Stottlemyre p         1   1   0   0     0   0   .200
Alvarado 2b,ss        5   0   1   0     1   0   .185        Waslewski p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
John p                3   0   0   0     0   1   .000        Woods ph            1   1   1   0     0   0   .222
  Romo p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Kekich p            1   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Morales ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .571        Aker p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Kealey p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        McDaniel p          2   0   1   0     0   0   .500
  Maye ph             1   0   0   0     0   0   .400
  Eddy p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Forster p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Wood p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               46   5  13   5     5   5             Totals               45   6  16   6     5   3

Time of Game: 3:22   Attendance:  7,009
Left on Base: White Sox 12, Yankees 11
DP: White Sox 1, Yankees 0
Errors: Richard
Doubles: May (1), Melton 2 (3), Ellis (1), Clarke (4)
Stolen Bases: Murcer (4)
Caught Stealing: Stroud (2), Murcer (1), White (1), Michael (2)
Sacrifice Hits: Johnstone (2), Murcer (1)
Sacrifice Flies: Johnstone (1)
GIDP: Cater (3)


White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
John                    5.1   9   5   5   1   1   0  24   6.17
Romo                    1.2   1   0   0   1   0   0   7   5.93
Kealey                  2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8   2.00
Eddy                    1     2   0   0   2   0   0   6   3.68
Forster L(0-2)          1.1   1   1   1   1   0   0   5   2.70
Wood                    0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1   3.15
Totals                 11.1  16   6   6   5   3   0  51

Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Stottlemyre             4.2  10   4   4   3   1   0  26   3.62
Waslewski               0.1   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   3.38
Kekich                  3.2   1   1   1   1   3   0  13   6.38
Aker                    0     1   0   0   0   0   0   1   2.25
McDaniel W(1-2)         3.1   1   0   0   1   1   0  12   3.09
Totals                 12    13   5   5   5   5   0  53

Passed Balls: Munson (1)

Umpires: HP - Don Denkinger, 1B - Art Frantz, 2B - Bill Deegan, 3B - Nestor Chylak


WHITE SOX 1ST: Richard walked; Stroud forced Richard (shortstop
to second); Stroud was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); May walked; Reichardt made an out to third; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Clarke singled to left; Murcer forced Clarke
(second to shortstop); Murcer was caught stealing second
(catcher to second); Munson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 0, Yankees 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Melton singled to center; Johnstone flied out to
left; Herrmann forced Melton (first to shortstop); Alvarado
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
White Sox 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: White walked; Cater struck out; White was caught
stealing second (catcher to second); Alou grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 0, Yankees 0.

WHITE SOX 3RD: John was called out on strikes; Richard singled
to left; Stroud singled to left [Richard to second]; May singled
to left [Stroud to second, Richard scored]; Reichardt popped to
first in foul territory; Melton grounded out (pitcher to first);
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 1, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Ellis doubled to center [Ellis to third (error by
Richard)]; Michael grounded out (third to first); Stottlemyre
reached on a fielder's choice [Ellis out at home (third to
catcher)]; Clarke doubled to left [Stottlemyre scored]; Murcer
singled to center [Clarke scored, Murcer to second (on throw)];
Munson singled to right [Murcer scored]; White grounded out
(pitcher to first); 3 R, 4 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 1, Yankees
3.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Johnstone singled to center; Herrmann lined to
shortstop; Alvarado singled to left [Johnstone to second]; On a
bunt John made an out to pitcher; Richard singled to center
[Alvarado to second, Johnstone scored]; Stroud forced Richard
(shortstop to second); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 2,
Yankees 3.

YANKEES 4TH: Cater flied out to right; Alou flied out to center;
Ellis grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
White Sox 2, Yankees 3.

WHITE SOX 5TH: May doubled to center; Reichardt grounded out
(shortstop to first); Melton doubled [May scored]; Munson
allowed a passed ball [Melton to third]; Johnstone hit a
sacrifice fly to left [Melton scored]; Herrmann singled to
center; Alvarado walked [Herrmann to second]; WASLEWSKI REPLACED
STOTTLEMYRE (PITCHING); John flied out to center; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  White Sox 4, Yankees 3.

YANKEES 5TH: Michael singled to center; WOODS BATTED FOR
WASLEWSKI; On a bunt Woods singled to third [Michael to second];
Clarke singled to left [Woods to second, Michael scored]; Murcer
out on a sacrifice bunt (third to first) [Clarke to second,
Woods to third]; Munson grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Clarke to third, Woods scored]; White flied out to right; 2 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 4, Yankees 5.

WHITE SOX 6TH: KEKICH REPLACED WOODS (PITCHING); Richard lined
to third; Stroud was called out on strikes; May lined to left; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 4, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 6TH: Cater flied out to left; Alou singled to left; ROMO
REPLACED JOHN (PITCHING); Ellis flied out to center; Michael
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox
4, Yankees 5.

WHITE SOX 7TH: Reichardt grounded out (pitcher to first); Melton
was called out on strikes; Johnstone flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 4, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 7TH: Kekich made an out to third; Clarke grounded out
(pitcher to first); Murcer singled to second; Murcer stole
second; Munson walked; White lined to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  White Sox 4, Yankees 5.

WHITE SOX 8TH: WILLIAMS BATTED FOR HERRMANN; Williams grounded
out (second to first); On a bunt Alvarado grounded out (pitcher
to first); MORALES BATTED FOR ROMO; Morales made an out to
second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 4, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 8TH: BRINKMAN REPLACED WILLIAMS (PLAYING C ); KEALEY
REPLACED MORALES (PITCHING); Cater singled to right; Alou struck
out; Ellis lined to left; Michael grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 4, Yankees 5.

WHITE SOX 9TH: KENNEY REPLACED ELLIS (PLAYING 3B); CATER CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 1B); Richard struck out; ANDREWS BATTED FOR
STROUD; Andrews walked; May forced Andrews (second to
shortstop); Reichardt singled to left [May to second]; AKER
REPLACED KEKICH (PITCHING); Melton doubled to left [Reichardt to
third, May scored]; MCDANIEL REPLACED AKER (PITCHING); Johnstone
flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 5, Yankees
5.

YANKEES 9TH: ANDREWS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); JOHNSTONE
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING RF); RICHARD CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING CF); ALVARADO CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); McDaniel
made an out to shortstop; Clarke struck out; Murcer singled to
left; Munson forced Murcer (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  White Sox 5, Yankees 5.

WHITE SOX 10TH: Brinkman struck out; Alvarado flied out to
right; MAYE BATTED FOR KEALEY; Maye grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 10TH: EDDY REPLACED MAYE (PITCHING); White walked; Cater
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[White out at second]; Alou flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  White Sox 5, Yankees 5.

WHITE SOX 11TH: Richard grounded out (second to first); Andrews
walked; May flied out to left; Reichardt lined to second; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 5, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 11TH: On a bunt Kenney singled to second; Michael walked
[Kenney to second]; On a bunt McDaniel singled to third [Michael
to second, Kenney to third]; FORSTER REPLACED EDDY (PITCHING);
Clarke forced Kenney (shortstop to catcher) [McDaniel to second,
Michael to third]; Murcer lined to center; Michael was caught
stealing home (catcher unassisted); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White
Sox 5, Yankees 5.

WHITE SOX 12TH: Melton singled to left; Johnstone out on a
sacrifice bunt (second to first) [Melton to second]; Brinkman
grounded out (third to first); Alvarado flied out to left; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 5, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 12TH: Munson walked; White forced Munson (pitcher to
shortstop); Cater singled to right [White to third]; WOOD
REPLACED FORSTER (PITCHING); Alou singled to center [Cater to
second, White scored]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 5,
Yankees 6.



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