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Saturday September 18, 1971
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Led by Bobby Murcer, the Yankees backed Mel Stottlemyre with two big scoring innings and beat the Indians, 9-0. The Yankees broke away with four runs in the third, two counting on a double by Murcer, who also tripled for two more RBIs when the Yankees added their remaining five runs in the fifth. [The Sporting News]


New York Yankees 9, Cleveland Indians 0

Game Played on Saturday, September 18, 1971 (Day game) at Yankee Stadium I

Indians      0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  6  0
Yankees      0  0  4    0  5  0    0  0  x  -   9 13  1


Indians              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Yankees              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Uhlaender lf          4   0   0   0     0   1   .288      Kenney 3b             1   1   0   1     2   0   .262
Pinson cf             4   0   1   0     0   0   .268        Hansen pr,3b        0   0   0   0     0   0   .234
Fosse c               4   0   2   0     0   0   .272      Gibbs c               4   2   2   0     1   0   .211
Nettles 3b            4   0   1   0     0   0   .269      Murcer cf             4   2   3   4     0   0   .330
Chambliss 1b          3   0   0   0     0   0   .280        Lyttle cf           1   0   0   0     0   1   .200
Baker rf              3   0   0   0     0   1   .212      White lf              4   0   1   1     1   1   .281
Leon ss               3   0   1   0     0   0   .260      Blomberg rf           5   1   1   1     0   0   .317
  Bevacqua pr,2b      0   0   0   0     0   0   .208      Ellis 1b              4   1   2   1     0   1   .246
Camilli 2b,ss         3   0   0   0     0   0   .203      Clarke 2b             4   1   2   1     0   0   .246
Colbert p             1   0   0   0     0   1   .083      Baker ss              3   0   1   0     1   1   .162
  Ballinger p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .200      Stottlemyre p         4   1   1   0     0   1   .172
  Ford ph             1   0   0   0     0   1   .189
  Mingori p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .500
  Kaiser p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Hodge ph            1   0   1   0     0   0   .218

Totals               31   0   6   0     0   4             Totals               34   9  13   9     5   5

Time of Game: 2:08   Attendance:  9,105
Left on Base: Indians 4, Yankees 8
DP: Indians 2, Yankees 3
Errors: Clarke
Doubles: Gibbs 2 (8), Murcer 2 (25), Ellis (11)
Triples: Murcer (6)
Sacrifice Flies: Kenney (4)
GIDP: Fosse (13), Chambliss (8), Camilli (3), Murcer (9)
Hit by Pitch: Kenney (1,by Kaiser)


Indians                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Colbert L(6-5)          4.1   8   8   8   3   1   0  23   4.20
Ballinger               0.2   2   1   1   0   1   0   4   4.85
Mingori                 1     1   0   0   1   1   0   4   1.54
Kaiser                  2     2   0   0   1   2   0  10   4.50
Totals                  8    13   9   9   5   5   0  41

Yankees                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Stottlemyre W(15-11)    9     6   0   0   0   4   0  31   2.69
Totals                  9     6   0   0   0   4   0  31

Hit by Pitch: Kaiser (2)

Umpires: HP - Hank Soar, 1B - Larry Barnett, 2B - George Maloney, 3B - Jim Evans


INDIANS 1ST: Uhlaender flied out to left; Pinson singled to
right; Fosse grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Pinson out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 1ST: Kenney grounded out (shortstop to first); Gibbs
walked; Murcer grounded into a double play (first to shortstop
to first) [Gibbs out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians
0, Yankees 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Nettles flied out to right; Chambliss flied out to
left; Baker lined to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0,
Yankees 0.

YANKEES 2ND: White lined to left; Blomberg grounded out (catcher
to first); Ellis lined to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Indians 0, Yankees 0.

INDIANS 3RD: Leon grounded out (shortstop to first); Camilli
grounded out (shortstop to first); Colbert struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Yankees 0.

YANKEES 3RD: Clarke singled to third; Baker grounded out (first
unassisted) [Clarke to second]; Stottlemyre singled to second
[Clarke to third]; Kenney hit a sacrifice fly to center [Clarke
scored]; Gibbs doubled [Stottlemyre to third]; Murcer doubled to
left [Stottlemyre scored, Gibbs scored]; White singled to right
[Murcer scored]; Blomberg grounded out (first to second to
pitcher); 4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0, Yankees 4.

INDIANS 4TH: Uhlaender struck out; Pinson reached on an error by
Clarke [Pinson to first]; Fosse grounded out (third to first)
[Pinson to second]; Nettles popped to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Indians 0, Yankees 4.

YANKEES 4TH: Ellis struck out; Clarke grounded out (shortstop to
first); Baker walked; Stottlemyre grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0, Yankees 4.

INDIANS 5TH: Chambliss lined to left; Baker struck out; Leon
grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0,
Yankees 4.

YANKEES 5TH: Kenney walked; Gibbs doubled to left [Kenney to
third]; Murcer tripled to right [Kenney scored, Gibbs scored];
White flied out to left; Blomberg singled to center [Murcer
scored]; BALLINGER REPLACED COLBERT (PITCHING); Ellis doubled to
left [Blomberg scored]; Clarke singled to right [Ellis scored];
Baker was called out on strikes; Stottlemyre flied out to
center; 5 R, 5 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0, Yankees 9.

INDIANS 6TH: Camilli grounded out (second to first); FORD BATTED
FOR BALLINGER; Ford struck out; Uhlaender lined to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Yankees 9.

YANKEES 6TH: MINGORI REPLACED FORD (PITCHING); Kenney walked;
Gibbs lined into a double play (pitcher to first) [Kenney out at
first]; Murcer doubled to center; White was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0, Yankees 9.

INDIANS 7TH: LYTTLE REPLACED MURCER (PLAYING CF); Pinson
grounded out (pitcher to first); Fosse singled to left; Nettles
singled to center [Fosse to second]; Chambliss grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Nettles out at second]; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0, Yankees 9.

YANKEES 7TH: KAISER REPLACED MINGORI (PITCHING); Blomberg popped
to catcher in foul territory; Ellis singled to center; Clarke
made an out to shortstop; Baker singled to center [Ellis to
second]; Stottlemyre struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians
0, Yankees 9.

INDIANS 8TH: Baker flied out to left; Leon singled to left;
BEVACQUA RAN FOR LEON; Camilli grounded into a double play
(pitcher to shortstop to first) [Bevacqua out at second]; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 0, Yankees 9.

YANKEES 8TH: CAMILLI CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING SS); BEVACQUA
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 2B); Kenney was hit by a pitch; HANSEN
RAN FOR KENNEY; Gibbs flied out to center; Lyttle struck out;
White walked [Hansen to second]; Blomberg popped to catcher in
foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 0, Yankees 9.

INDIANS 9TH: HANSEN STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); HODGE BATTED
FOR KAISER; Hodge singled to left; Uhlaender flied out to left;
Pinson flied out to left; Fosse singled to center [Hodge to
second]; Nettles grounded out (pitcher to first); Mel
Stottlemyre: 84 pitches; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 0,
Yankees 9.



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