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Monday August 2, 1971
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Posting his first shutout of the season, Fritz Peterson allowed only four hits and pitched the Yankees to a 7-0 victory over the Indians. Horace Clarke had a great night defensively behind Peterson, handling six putouts and 10 assists. [The Sporting News]


New York Yankees 7, Cleveland Indians 0

Game Played on Monday, August 2, 1971 (Night game) at Cleveland Stadium

Yankees      0  1  0    4  0  0    0  2  0  -   7 10  0
Indians      0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  2


Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Indians              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Clarke 2b             5   1   1   0     0   0   .240      Uhlaender cf          3   0   0   0     1   1   .264
Munson c              3   0   0   0     0   0   .262      Pinson lf             4   0   0   0     0   0   .260
  Gibbs c             0   0   0   0     0   0   .209      R. Foster rf          4   0   1   0     0   0   .240
Murcer cf             4   1   1   1     0   1   .333      Nettles 3b            3   0   0   0     1   0   .275
White lf              4   1   2   0     0   0   .283      Fosse c               3   0   1   0     0   0   .261
Cater 3b              4   1   2   0     0   0   .262      Chambliss 1b          3   0   1   0     0   0   .276
Ellis 1b              4   1   2   1     0   0   .241      Leon 2b               3   0   0   0     0   0   .255
Swoboda rf            4   1   1   1     0   1   .248      Heidemann ss          3   0   1   0     0   0   .208
Michael ss            3   1   1   2     1   1   .244      Paul p                2   0   0   0     0   0   .000
Peterson p            3   0   0   0     0   0   .057        Hennigan p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Suarez ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .194
                                                            Mingori p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .500

Totals               34   7  10   5     1   3             Totals               29   0   4   0     2   1

Time of Game: 2:12   Attendance:  8,025
Left on Base: Yankees 3, Indians 4
DP: Yankees 2, Indians 3
Errors: Leon 2
Doubles: Cater (13)
Home Runs: Michael (3)
Sacrifice Hits: Peterson (11)
GIDP: Ellis (8), Cater (14), Fosse (10), Suarez (2)
Hit by Pitch: Munson (4,by Paul)


Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Peterson W(10-7)        9     4   0   0   2   1   0  31   3.25
Totals                  9     4   0   0   2   1   0  31

Indians                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Paul L(1-2)             7     8   7   7   1   2   1  29   4.68
Hennigan                1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5   4.37
Mingori                 1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3   1.70
Totals                  9    10   7   7   1   3   1  37

Hit by Pitch: Paul (3)

Umpires: HP - Larry Barnett, 1B - Merle Anthony, 2B - George Maloney, 3B - Hank Soar


YANKEES 1ST: Clarke flied out to left; Munson popped to first in
foul territory; Murcer struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 0, Indians 0.

INDIANS 1ST: Uhlaender struck out; Pinson grounded out (second
to first); R. Foster flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 0, Indians 0.

YANKEES 2ND: White singled to left; Cater singled to right
[White to third]; Ellis grounded into a double play (third to
second to first) [White scored (no RBI), Cater out at second];
Swoboda struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 1, Indians 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Nettles walked; Fosse grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Nettles out at second];
Chambliss singled to center; Leon grounded out (pitcher to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 1, Indians 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Michael walked; Peterson reached on an error by
Leon (assist by Chambliss) on a sacrifice bunt [Michael to
third, Peterson to first]; Clarke hit into a double play (third
to shortstop to second) [Clarke to first, Michael out at home,
Peterson out at second]; Munson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1
E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 1, Indians 0.

INDIANS 3RD: Heidemann grounded out (second to first); Paul
grounded out (second to first); Uhlaender walked; Pinson
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees
1, Indians 0.

YANKEES 4TH: Murcer flied out to center; White made an out to
third; Cater doubled to right; Ellis singled to left [Cater
scored, Ellis to second (on throw)]; Swoboda singled to center
[Ellis scored]; Michael homered [Swoboda scored]; Peterson made
an out to pitcher; 4 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Indians 0.

INDIANS 4TH: R. Foster singled to center; Nettles flied out to
center; Fosse popped to second; Chambliss forced R. Foster
(second unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 5, Indians 0.

YANKEES 5TH: Clarke grounded out (third to first); Munson
grounded out (third to first); Murcer grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Indians 0.

INDIANS 5TH: Leon grounded out (third to first); Heidemann
grounded out (second to first); Paul grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Indians 0.

YANKEES 6TH: White singled to third; Cater grounded into a
double play (second to shortstop to first) [White out at
second]; Ellis lined to third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5,
Indians 0.

INDIANS 6TH: Uhlaender grounded out (second to pitcher); Pinson
flied out to right; R. Foster grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Indians 0.

YANKEES 7TH: Swoboda made an out to third; Michael grounded out
(second to first); Peterson grounded out (shortstop to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 5, Indians 0.

INDIANS 7TH: Nettles grounded out (pitcher to first); Fosse
singled to left; Chambliss forced Fosse (shortstop to second);
Leon forced Chambliss (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Yankees 5, Indians 0.

YANKEES 8TH: Clarke singled to center; Munson was hit by a pitch
[Clarke to second]; HENNIGAN REPLACED PAUL (PITCHING); Murcer
singled to right [Clarke scored, Munson to third]; White reached
on a fielder's choice [Munson out at home (pitcher to catcher),
Murcer to second]; Cater forced White (shortstop to second)
[Murcer scored (error by Leon) (no RBI), Cater to second]; Ellis
singled to right [Cater to third]; Swoboda flied out to right; 2
R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 7, Indians 0.

INDIANS 8TH: GIBBS REPLACED MUNSON (PLAYING C ); Heidemann
singled to left; SUAREZ BATTED FOR HENNIGAN; Suarez grounded
into a double play (shortstop to second to first) [Heidemann out
at second]; Uhlaender grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 7, Indians 0.

YANKEES 9TH: MINGORI REPLACED SUAREZ (PITCHING); Michael struck
out; Peterson grounded out (pitcher to first); Clarke grounded
out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 7,
Indians 0.

INDIANS 9TH: Pinson flied out to right; R. Foster flied out to
center; Nettles popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees
7, Indians 0.



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