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Tuesday May 16, 1972
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The White Sox got combined five-hit pitching from Stan Bahnsen, Vicente Romo and Terry Forster to defeat the Twins, 2-1. The White Sox scored a run on singles by Pat Kelly and Mike Andrews and a sacrifice fly by Carlos May in the third inning and added a tally on singles by Andrews and May and an infield out by Dick Allen in the fifth. George Mitterwald, Cesar Tovar and Steve Braun singled in the sixth for the Twins' run off Bahnsen. [The Sporting News]


Chicago White Sox 2, Minnesota Twins 1

Game Played on Tuesday, May 16, 1972 (Night game) at Comiskey Park I

Twins        0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  5  0
White Sox    0  0  1    0  1  0    0  0  x  -   2  7  0


Twins                AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Tovar rf              4   0   2   0     0   0   .295      Kelly rf              3   1   2   0     1   0   .368
Thompson ss           3   0   0   0     0   0   .265      Andrews 2b            4   1   2   0     0   1   .228
  Nettles ph          0   0   0   0     0   0   .240      May lf                3   0   1   1     0   0   .321
  Renick ph,ss        1   0   0   0     0   0   .143        Johnstone cf        0   0   0   0     0   0   .178
Carew 2b              2   0   0   0     0   0   .304      D. Allen 1b           4   0   0   1     0   1   .304
  Braun 2b            2   0   1   1     0   0   .359      Reichardt cf,lf       3   0   1   0     1   1   .200
Killebrew 1b          4   0   0   0     0   2   .244      Orta ss               4   0   0   0     0   1   .211
Darwin cf             3   0   1   0     1   2   .284      Egan c                3   0   0   0     0   3   .129
Brye lf               4   0   0   0     0   1   .194      Morales 3b            3   0   1   0     0   0   .281
Soderholm 3b          3   0   0   0     0   1   .214      Bahnsen p             2   0   0   0     0   1   .176
Mitterwald c          3   1   1   0     0   2   .179        Romo p              1   0   0   0     0   1   .000
Woodson p             2   0   0   0     0   1   .125        Forster p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Reese ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .214
  Granger p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .500

Totals               32   1   5   1     1   9             Totals               30   2   7   2     2   9

Time of Game: 2:26   Attendance: 15,510
Left on Base: Twins 5, White Sox 7
DP: Twins 0, White Sox 0
Doubles: Kelly (4)
Stolen Bases: D. Allen (3), Kelly (7)
Sacrifice Flies: May (1)


Twins                  IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Woodson L(3-1)          7     7   2   2   2   9   0  30   2.56
Granger                 1     0   0   0   0   0   0   3   0.66
Totals                  8     7   2   2   2   9   0  33

White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Bahnsen W(4-4)          5.2   4   1   1   0   6   0  21   3.54
Romo                    1.2   1   0   0   1   1   0   7   1.04
Forster SV(4)           1.2   0   0   0   0   2   0   5   1.20
Totals                  9     5   1   1   1   9   0  33

Passed Balls: Mitterwald (1)

Umpires: HP - George Maloney, 1B - Larry Napp, 2B - Art Frantz, 3B - Merle Anthony


TWINS 1ST: Tovar flied out to left; Thompson grounded out
(second to first); Carew grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 1ST: Kelly doubled to right; Andrews made an out to
shortstop; May made an out to shortstop; D. Allen struck out; 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 0.

TWINS 2ND: Killebrew was called out on strikes; Darwin singled
to left; Brye struck out; Soderholm struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Reichardt walked; Orta made an out to shortstop;
Egan struck out; Morales forced Reichardt (shortstop to second);
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 0.

TWINS 3RD: Mitterwald struck out; Woodson made an out to second;
Tovar grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Twins 0, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Bahnsen struck out; Kelly singled to left;
Andrews singled to left [Kelly to third]; May hit a sacrifice
fly to right [Kelly scored]; Mitterwald allowed a passed ball
[Andrews to second]; D. Allen grounded out (pitcher to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 1.

TWINS 4TH: Thompson grounded out (second to first); Carew
grounded out (pitcher to first); Killebrew flied out to center;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Reichardt singled to left; Orta flied out to
left; Egan was called out on strikes; Morales singled to center
[Reichardt to third]; Bahnsen grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 1.

TWINS 5TH: Darwin struck out; Brye flied out to right; Soderholm
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0,
White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 5TH: BRAUN REPLACED CAREW (PLAYING 2B); Kelly made an
out to shortstop; Andrews singled to left; May singled to center
[Andrews to third]; D. Allen forced May (shortstop to second)
[Andrews scored]; D. Allen stole second; Reichardt was called
out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 2.

TWINS 6TH: Mitterwald singled to left; Woodson was called out on
strikes; Tovar singled to left [Mitterwald to second]; Thompson
forced Tovar (shortstop to second) [Mitterwald to third]; Braun
singled to right [Mitterwald scored, Thompson to third]; ROMO
REPLACED BAHNSEN (PITCHING); Killebrew popped to third in foul
territory; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 1, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 6TH: Orta struck out; Egan struck out; Morales made an
out to shortstop; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 1, White Sox 2.

TWINS 7TH: Darwin walked; Brye grounded out (third to first)
[Darwin to second]; Soderholm grounded out (third to first);
Mitterwald struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 1, White Sox
2.

WHITE SOX 7TH: Romo was called out on strikes; Kelly walked;
Kelly stole second; Andrews struck out; May grounded out
(shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 1, White Sox
2.

TWINS 8TH: JOHNSTONE REPLACED MAY (PLAYING CF); REICHARDT
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); REESE BATTED FOR WOODSON; Reese
made an out to shortstop; Tovar singled to center; NETTLES
BATTED FOR THOMPSON; FORSTER REPLACED ROMO (PITCHING); RENICK
BATTED FOR NETTLES; Renick grounded out (shortstop to first)
[Tovar to second]; Braun grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 1, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 8TH: RENICK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); GRANGER
REPLACED REESE (PITCHING); D. Allen grounded out (catcher to
first); Reichardt grounded out (second to first); Orta made an
out to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 1, White Sox 2.

TWINS 9TH: Killebrew was called out on strikes; Darwin struck
out; Brye grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Twins 1, White Sox 2.



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