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Sunday June 6, 1971
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The longest winning streak in Royals' history, six games, came to an end with a 5-2 loss to the Yankees. The Royals' runs counted on back-to-back homers by Amos Otis and Ed Kirkpatrick in the sixth inning. By that time, the Yankees already had clinched the decision with a five-run outburst in the third in their biggest single scoring stanza this season. [The Sporting News]


New York Yankees 5, Kansas City Royals 2

Game Played on Sunday, June 6, 1971 (Day game) at Yankee Stadium I

Royals       0  0  0    0  0  2    0  0  0  -   2  6  0
Yankees      0  0  5    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   5 10  0


Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Patek ss              4   0   1   0     0   0   .250      Clarke 2b             3   1   3   0     0   0   .257
Schaal 3b             4   0   1   0     0   0   .286      Kenney 3b             3   1   0   1     0   1   .208
Otis cf               4   1   2   1     0   0   .301      Murcer cf             3   1   1   1     1   2   .364
Kirkpatrick lf        4   1   1   1     0   0   .259      White lf              4   1   2   1     0   0   .292
Rojas 2b              4   0   1   0     0   1   .321      Ellis 1b              4   0   0   0     0   1   .264
Oliver 1b             4   0   0   0     0   3   .248      Munson c              3   0   2   1     0   0   .254
Keough rf             2   0   0   0     1   0   .213      Alou rf               4   0   1   1     0   0   .244
May c                 3   0   0   0     0   0   .267      Michael ss            4   0   0   0     0   0   .254
Drago p               1   0   0   0     0   0   .105      Bahnsen p             2   1   1   0     1   1   .125
  Fitzmorris p        0   0   0   0     0   0   .200
  Taylor ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .179
  York p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Savage ph           1   0   0   0     0   1   .158
  Rooker p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               32   2   6   2     1   5             Totals               30   5  10   5     2   5

Time of Game: 2:10   Attendance: 59,348
Left on Base: Royals 4, Yankees 6
DP: Royals 3, Yankees 1
Doubles: Schaal (10), Clarke 2 (9)
Home Runs: Otis (11), Kirkpatrick (3)
Sacrifice Hits: Kenney (1), Clarke (3)
GIDP: Kirkpatrick (3), White (4), Michael 2 (5)
Hit by Pitch: Munson (3,by Drago)


Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Drago L(5-2)            2.1   6   5   5   1   1   0  15   2.99
Fitzmorris              1.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   6   5.27
York                    2     2   0   0   0   2   0   8   3.94
Rooker                  2     1   0   0   0   1   0   6   7.33
Totals                  8    10   5   5   2   5   0  35

Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Bahnsen W(4-6)          9     6   2   2   1   5   2  33   3.66
Totals                  9     6   2   2   1   5   2  33

Hit by Pitch: Drago (2)

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


ROYALS 1ST: On a bunt Patek singled to pitcher; Schaal grounded
out (third to first) [Patek to second]; Otis singled to second
[Patek to third]; Kirkpatrick grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Otis out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Clarke doubled to right; Kenney out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to first) [Clarke to third]; Murcer walked; White
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Murcer out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees
0.

ROYALS 2ND: Rojas flied out to center; Oliver struck out; Keough
walked; May grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Ellis grounded out (shortstop to first); Munson was
hit by a pitch; Alou grounded out (third to first) [Munson to
second]; Michael flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Royals 0, Yankees 0.

ROYALS 3RD: Drago grounded out (third to first); Patek flied out
to center; Schaal doubled to right; Otis lined to left; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Bahnsen singled to left; Clarke doubled to left
[Bahnsen to third]; Kenney reached on a fielder's choice [Clarke
to third, Bahnsen scored]; Murcer singled to right [Kenney to
third, Clarke scored]; White singled to right [Murcer to third,
Kenney scored]; Ellis struck out; Munson singled to left [White
to third, Murcer scored]; FITZMORRIS REPLACED DRAGO (PITCHING);
Alou singled to left [Munson to second, White scored]; Michael
grounded into a double play (pitcher to shortstop to first)
[Alou out at second]; 5 R, 6 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees 5.

ROYALS 4TH: Kirkpatrick grounded out (second to first); Rojas
made an out to second; Oliver flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 4TH: Bahnsen walked; Clarke out on a sacrifice bunt
(third to first) [Bahnsen to second]; Kenney grounded out
(second to first) [Bahnsen to third]; Murcer struck out; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees 5.

ROYALS 5TH: Keough grounded out (second to first); May grounded
out (second to first); TAYLOR BATTED FOR FITZMORRIS; Taylor
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
0, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 5TH: YORK REPLACED TAYLOR (PITCHING); White singled to
right; Ellis flied out to right; Munson grounded out (shortstop
to first) [White to second]; Alou flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 0, Yankees 5.

ROYALS 6TH: Patek grounded out (third to first); Schaal lined to
left; Otis homered; Kirkpatrick homered; Rojas singled to right;
Oliver struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 6TH: Michael made an out to third; Bahnsen was called
out on strikes; Clarke singled to left; Kenney struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 5.

ROYALS 7TH: Keough flied out to left; May grounded out
(shortstop to first); SAVAGE BATTED FOR YORK; Savage struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 7TH: ROOKER REPLACED SAVAGE (PITCHING); Murcer struck
out; White flied out to center; Ellis flied out to left; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 5.

ROYALS 8TH: Patek grounded out (shortstop to first); Schaal
grounded out (shortstop to first); Otis grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees 5.

YANKEES 8TH: Munson singled to center; Alou flied out to right;
Michael grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Munson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals 2, Yankees
5.

ROYALS 9TH: Kirkpatrick flied out to center; Rojas was called
out on strikes; Oliver struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Royals
2, Yankees 5.



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