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Sunday August 22, 1971
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Fritz Peterson's streak of seven straight victories since June 28 came to an end when the Yankees were held to six hits by Andy Messersmith and lost to the Angels, 3-0. Jim Spencer homered in the second to snap Peterson's string of 19 scoreless innings. Spencer drove in another run with a single in the sixth and Roger Repoz added the final tally with a homer off reliever Roger Hambright in the eighth. [The Sporting News]


California Angels 3, New York Yankees 0

Game Played on Sunday, August 22, 1971 (Day game) at Anaheim Stadium

Yankees      0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  2
Angels       0  1  0    0  0  1    0  1  x  -   3  7  2


Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Angels               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Kenney 3b             4   0   1   0     0   0   .246      Alomar 2b             3   0   1   0     1   0   .263
Gibbs c               4   0   1   0     0   0   .201      Rivers rf             2   0   0   0     0   0   .253
Murcer cf             4   0   1   0     0   0   .325        T. Reynolds ph,rf   1   0   0   0     0   0   .185
White lf              2   0   0   0     2   0   .278        Repoz ph,rf         1   1   1   1     0   0   .199
Blomberg rf           4   0   0   0     0   1   .326      Fregosi ss            3   1   1   0     0   0   .216
Cater 1b              4   0   2   0     0   0   .269        Christensen ss      1   0   0   0     0   0   .250
Clarke 2b             4   0   0   0     0   0   .239      Cowan lf              4   0   0   0     0   1   .295
Michael ss            3   0   1   0     0   0   .245      McMullen 3b           4   0   0   0     0   1   .249
Peterson p            2   0   0   0     0   0   .078      Spencer 1b            4   1   2   2     0   0   .248
  Alou ph             1   0   0   0     0   0   .272      Berry cf              3   0   0   0     0   1   .212
  Hambright p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .500      Torborg c             3   0   1   0     0   0   .153
                                                          Messersmith p         3   0   1   0     0   1   .162

Totals               32   0   6   0     2   1             Totals               32   3   7   3     1   4

Time of Game: 1:59   Attendance:  8,957
Left on Base: Yankees 7, Angels 6
DP: Yankees 0, Angels 2
Errors: Michael, Peterson, Fregosi, McMullen
Doubles: Messersmith (2)
Home Runs: Spencer (16), Repoz (11)
Stolen Bases: Murcer (12)
GIDP: Clarke 2 (10)


Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Peterson L(13-8)        6     6   2   2   1   2   1  25   2.96
Hambright               2     1   1   1   0   2   1   8   4.60
Totals                  8     7   3   3   1   4   2  33

Angels                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Messersmith W(13-12)    9     6   0   0   2   1   0  34   3.41
Totals                  9     6   0   0   2   1   0  34

Umpires: HP - Bill Kunkel, 1B - Ron Luciano, 2B - Red Flaherty, 3B - John Rice


YANKEES 1ST: Kenney flied out to center; Gibbs grounded out
(pitcher to first); Murcer singled to center; White walked
[Murcer to second]; Blomberg grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 0, Angels 0.

ANGELS 1ST: Alomar flied out to left; Rivers grounded out
(pitcher to first); Fregosi flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Angels 0.

YANKEES 2ND: Cater grounded out (shortstop to first); Clarke
flied out to left; Michael singled to right; Peterson forced
Michael (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Angels 0.

ANGELS 2ND: Cowan grounded out (third to first); McMullen
grounded out (third to first); Spencer homered; Berry lined to
center; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Angels 1.

YANKEES 3RD: Kenney singled to shortstop [Kenney to second
(error by Fregosi)]; Gibbs grounded out (first unassisted)
[Kenney to third]; Murcer flied out to left; White walked;
Blomberg flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Angels 1.

ANGELS 3RD: Torborg flied out to right; Messersmith popped to
second; Alomar singled to left; Alomar was picked off first but
was safe on an error by Peterson [Alomar to third]; Rivers
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees
0, Angels 1.

YANKEES 4TH: Cater reached on an error by McMullen [Cater to
first]; Clarke forced Cater (second to shortstop); Michael flied
out to left; Peterson flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.
 Yankees 0, Angels 1.

ANGELS 4TH: Fregosi grounded out (third to first); Cowan popped
to first in foul territory; McMullen was called out on strikes;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Angels 1.

YANKEES 5TH: Kenney flied out to left; Gibbs singled to right;
Murcer forced Gibbs (second to shortstop); Murcer stole second;
White grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Yankees 0, Angels 1.

ANGELS 5TH: Spencer popped to first; Berry struck out; Torborg
singled to third; Messersmith doubled [Torborg to third]; Alomar
was walked intentionally; T. REYNOLDS BATTED FOR RIVERS; T.
Reynolds popped to second; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Angels 1.

YANKEES 6TH: T. REYNOLDS STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Blomberg
struck out; Cater singled to right; Clarke grounded into a
double play (first to shortstop to first) [Cater out at second];
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Angels 1.

ANGELS 6TH: Fregosi singled to center; Cowan grounded out (third
to first) [Fregosi to second]; McMullen grounded out (pitcher to
first); Spencer singled to center [Fregosi scored]; Berry lined
to shortstop; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Angels 2.

YANKEES 7TH: CHRISTENSEN REPLACED FREGOSI (PLAYING SS); Michael
flied out to center; ALOU BATTED FOR PETERSON; Alou flied out to
left; Kenney grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Yankees 0, Angels 2.

ANGELS 7TH: HAMBRIGHT REPLACED ALOU (PITCHING); Torborg popped
to second; Messersmith was called out on strikes; Alomar popped
to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0,
Angels 2.

YANKEES 8TH: Gibbs grounded out (second to first); Murcer flied
out to right; White popped to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Yankees 0, Angels 2.

ANGELS 8TH: REPOZ BATTED FOR T. REYNOLDS; Repoz homered;
Christensen reached on an error by Michael [Christensen to
first]; Cowan was called out on strikes; McMullen popped to
first in foul territory; Spencer flied out to center; 1 R, 1 H,
1 E, 1 LOB.  Yankees 0, Angels 3.

YANKEES 9TH: REPOZ STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING RF); Blomberg lined
to shortstop; Cater singled to left; Clarke grounded into a
double play (pitcher to shortstop to first) [Cater out at
second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Yankees 0, Angels 3.



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