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Friday May 21, 1971
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The Indians rallied for two runs in the ninth inning to gain an 8-7 victory over the Yankees. Danny Cater batted in two runs with a bases-filled single in the Yankees' half of the ninth before the Indians came back with to win on singles by Ray Fosse, Ken Harrelson, Eddie Leon and Gomer Hodge. [The Sporting News]


Cleveland Indians 8, New York Yankees 7

Game Played on Friday, May 21, 1971 (Night game) at Cleveland Stadium

Yankees      1  0  0    0  2  0    2  0  2  -   7 10  1
Indians      2  0  1    0  1  0    2  0  2  -   8 12  0


Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Indians              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Clarke 2b             4   2   1   0     1   1   .262      Ford cf               5   0   0   0     0   0   .207
Munson c              4   3   2   0     1   0   .241      Nettles 3b            3   2   1   1     2   0   .177
White lf              3   1   2   3     1   1   .273      R. Foster rf,lf       3   2   1   0     2   1   .228
Murcer cf             3   1   2   2     2   0   .380        Hennigan p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Cater 1b              5   0   1   2     0   0   .235      Fosse c               5   2   2   1     0   0   .275
Alou rf               3   0   0   0     1   0   .241      Harrelson 1b          4   1   3   3     0   0   .207
Kenney 3b             3   0   1   0     1   0   .176        Dunning pr          0   1   0   0     0   0   .143
Michael ss            3   0   0   0     0   0   .245      Hinton lf             2   0   1   1     0   0   .297
Kekich p              2   0   1   0     0   0   .222        Pinson ph,rf        3   0   1   0     0   0   .237
  Waslewski p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Leon 2b               5   0   1   1     0   1   .240
  Hansen ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .250      Stanley ss            2   0   0   0     2   1   .000
  Jones p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Hodge ph            1   0   1   1     0   0   .250
  Aker p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Hand p                1   0   0   0     1   0   .000
  Blefary ph          1   0   0   0     0   0   .200        Mingori p           1   0   1   0     0   0   .500
  McDaniel p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .333        Colbert p           1   0   0   0     0   1   .000
                                                            Austin p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Uhlaender lf        0   0   0   0     0   0   .280

Totals               32   7  10   7     7   2             Totals               36   8  12   8     7   4

Time of Game: 3:25   Attendance:  6,981
Left on Base: Yankees 8, Indians 11
DP: Yankees 0, Indians 2
Errors: Cater
Doubles: Munson (2)
Triples: Murcer (3)
Home Runs: Murcer (6), Nettles (6), Harrelson (4)
Stolen Bases: Stanley (1)
Caught Stealing: Kenney (4)
Sacrifice Hits: Michael (1)
Sacrifice Flies: White (9), Harrelson (1)
GIDP: Michael (3), Kenney (6)
Hit by Pitch: Alou (1,by Hand)


Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Kekich                  4     5   4   3   4   1   1  21   5.65
Waslewski               1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3   3.66
Jones                   1.1   1   1   1   1   1   0   6   5.06
Aker                    1.2   2   1   1   2   2   1   9   1.83
McDaniel L(2-5)         0.1   4   2   2   0   0   0   5   4.98
Totals                  8.1  12   8   7   7   4   2  44

Indians                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Hand                    4.1   5   3   3   4   0   0  21   8.59
Mingori                 2.2   1   2   2   2   2   1  11   3.18
Colbert                 1.2   3   2   2   0   0   0   7   5.93
Austin                  0     0   0   0   1   0   0   1   3.46
Hennigan W(2-0)         0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2   0.00
Totals                  9    10   7   7   7   2   1  42

Hit by Pitch: Hand (1)
Wild Pitches: Hand (1)

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - Jerry Neudecker, 2B - Russ Goetz, 3B - Dave Phillips


YANKEES 1ST: Clarke singled to right; Hand threw a wild pitch
[Clarke to second]; Munson flied out to right [Clarke to third];
White hit a sacrifice fly to left [Clarke scored]; Murcer
tripled to left; Cater flied out to right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Yankees 1, Indians 0.

INDIANS 1ST: Ford grounded out (third to first); Nettles walked;
R. Foster singled to left [Nettles to third]; Fosse singled to
right [R. Foster to third, Nettles scored]; Harrelson hit a
sacrifice fly to left [R. Foster scored]; Hinton made an out to
shortstop; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 1, Indians 2.

YANKEES 2ND: Alou walked; Kenney forced Alou (pitcher to
second); Michael grounded into a double play (second to
shortstop to first) [Kenney out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 1, Indians 2.

INDIANS 2ND: Leon grounded out (shortstop to first); Stanley
walked; Hand walked [Stanley to second]; Ford flied out to
center; Nettles flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Yankees 1, Indians 2.

YANKEES 3RD: Kekich singled to center; Clarke made an out to
third; Munson lined to right; White walked [Kekich to second];
Murcer walked [Kekich to third, White to second]; Cater popped
to first in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Yankees 1,
Indians 2.

INDIANS 3RD: R. Foster reached on an error by Cater [R. Foster
to first]; Fosse flied out to right; Harrelson singled to left
[R. Foster to second]; Hinton singled to center [R. Foster
scored (unearned), Harrelson to third, Hinton out at second
(center to shortstop)]; Leon grounded out (first unassisted); 1
R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 1, Indians 3.

YANKEES 4TH: Alou was hit by a pitch; Kenney grounded into a
double play (second to first) [Alou out at second]; Michael made
an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Indians 3.

INDIANS 4TH: Stanley struck out; Hand grounded out (shortstop to
first); Ford made an out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 1, Indians 3.

YANKEES 5TH: Kekich grounded out (pitcher to first); Clarke
walked; Munson doubled to left [Clarke to third]; White singled
to right [Munson scored, Clarke scored]; MINGORI REPLACED HAND
(PITCHING); Murcer flied out to right; Cater grounded out (third
to first); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Indians 3.

INDIANS 5TH: Nettles homered; R. Foster walked; WASLEWSKI
REPLACED KEKICH (PITCHING); Fosse forced R. Foster (shortstop to
second); Harrelson forced Fosse (third to second); PINSON BATTED
FOR HINTON; Pinson flied out to right; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Yankees 3, Indians 4.

YANKEES 6TH: PINSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); R. FOSTER
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); Alou made an out to third;
Kenney walked; Michael out on a sacrifice bunt (catcher to
first) [Kenney to second]; HANSEN BATTED FOR WASLEWSKI; Hansen
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3,
Indians 4.

INDIANS 6TH: JONES REPLACED HANSEN (PITCHING); Leon struck out;
Stanley grounded out (third to first); On a bunt Mingori singled
to pitcher; Ford forced Mingori (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 3, Indians 4.

YANKEES 7TH: Clarke struck out; Munson walked; White struck out;
Murcer homered [Munson scored]; Cater grounded out (pitcher to
first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Indians 4.

INDIANS 7TH: Nettles grounded out (first unassisted); R. Foster
walked; AKER REPLACED JONES (PITCHING); Fosse forced R. Foster
(third to second); Harrelson homered [Fosse scored]; Pinson
singled to center; Leon grounded out (second to first); 2 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 5, Indians 6.

YANKEES 8TH: COLBERT REPLACED MINGORI (PITCHING); Alou made an
out to first; Kenney singled to left; Kenney was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Michael grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Indians 6.

INDIANS 8TH: Stanley walked; Stanley stole second; Colbert
struck out; Ford flied out to center; Nettles walked; R. Foster
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 5, Indians 6.

YANKEES 9TH: BLEFARY BATTED FOR AKER; Blefary made an out to
third; Clarke grounded out (second to first); Munson singled to
right; White singled to center [Munson to third]; AUSTIN
REPLACED COLBERT (PITCHING); Murcer walked [White to second];
HENNIGAN REPLACED R. FOSTER (PITCHING); UHLAENDER REPLACED
AUSTIN (PLAYING LF); Cater singled to right [Munson scored,
White scored, Murcer to third, Cater to second (on throw)]; Alou
made an out to third; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 7, Indians
6.

INDIANS 9TH: MCDANIEL REPLACED BLEFARY (PITCHING); Fosse singled
to center; Harrelson singled to center [Fosse to second];
DUNNING RAN FOR HARRELSON; Pinson flied out to left [Fosse to
third]; Leon singled to right [Dunning to third, Fosse scored];
HODGE BATTED FOR STANLEY; Hodge singled to center [Leon to
second, Dunning scored]; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 7,
Indians 8.



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