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Tuesday May 3, 1977
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Richie Zisk's eighth homer of the season, coming after a single by Alan Bannister in the fifth inning, provided the deciding blow for the White Sox in an 8-4 victory over the Royals. After Zisk's smash accounted for a 5-4 lead, the White Sox added three insurance runs in the eighth, two scoring on a triple by Chet Lemon. Bannister had four hits and scored three runs. [The Sporting News]


Chicago White Sox 8, Kansas City Royals 4

Game Played on Tuesday, May 3, 1977 (Night game) at Royals Stadium

White Sox    1  1  1    0  2  0    0  3  0  -   8 12  1
Royals       1  0  2    1  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  8  1


White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Royals               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Garr lf               5   0   0   0     0   1   .297      Brett 3b              5   2   2   0     0   1   .319
Bannister ss          5   3   4   0     0   0   .317      McRae dh              5   0   3   1     0   1   .355
Orta 2b               5   0   0   0     0   2   .316      Poquette lf           3   0   0   0     0   0   .378
Zisk rf               5   1   2   3     0   0   .310      Mayberry 1b           4   1   1   1     0   0   .244
Spencer 1b            4   1   2   1     0   0   .264      Porter c              2   0   0   1     1   0   .367
Gamble dh             2   0   0   0     0   0   .238      Otis cf               4   0   1   1     0   0   .250
  Soderholm ph,dh     2   1   1   0     0   0   .324      Cowens rf             4   1   1   0     0   0   .303
Lemon cf              4   2   2   2     0   0   .267      Patek ss              4   0   0   0     0   2   .280
Brohamer 3b           3   0   1   1     1   1   .222      White 2b              1   0   0   0     2   1   .211
Essian c              4   0   0   1     0   0   .292        LaCock ph           1   0   0   0     0   0   .179
Knapp p               0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Pattin p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Hamilton p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Mingori p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  LaGrow p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Bird p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Hall p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               39   8  12   8     1   4             Totals               33   4   8   4     3   5

Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 16,680
Left on Base: White Sox 5, Royals 8
DP: White Sox 0, Royals 0
Errors: LaGrow, Patek
Doubles: Bannister (4), Zisk (4), Lemon (5), Brett (7), Cowens (7)
Triples: Lemon (1)
Home Runs: Zisk (8)
Stolen Bases: Cowens (2), White (3)
Sacrifice Hits: Poquette (2)
Sacrifice Flies: Porter (2)
Hit by Pitch: Poquette (1,by Knapp)


White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Knapp                   3.1   6   4   4   2   3   0  18   5.18
Hamilton W(1-0)         3.2   2   0   0   1   1   0  14   5.40
LaGrow                  2     0   0   0   0   1   0   7   0.92
Totals                  9     8   4   4   3   5   0  39

Royals                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Pattin                  2.2   6   3   3   0   0   0  14   3.60
Mingori L(0-3)          3.1   2   2   2   0   2   1  12   7.00
Bird                    1.2   4   3   3   1   1   0  10   3.75
Hall                    1.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   4   0.00
Totals                  9    12   8   8   1   4   1  40

Hit by Pitch: Knapp (2)

Umpires: HP - Durwood Merrill, 1B - Don Denkinger, 2B - Dave Phillips, 3B - Larry McCoy


WHITE SOX 1ST: Garr grounded out (shortstop to first); Bannister
doubled to left; Orta lined to second; Zisk doubled to left
[Bannister scored]; Spencer grounded out (shortstop to first); 1
R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 1, Royals 0.

ROYALS 1ST: Brett doubled; McRae singled to center [Brett to
third]; Poquette was hit by a pitch [McRae to second]; Mayberry
popped to third in foul territory; Porter hit a sacrifice fly to
center [Brett scored, McRae to third]; Otis grounded out (third
to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 1, Royals 1.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Gamble flied out to right; Lemon doubled to left;
Brohamer singled to left [Lemon scored]; Essian flied out to
left; Garr lined to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 2,
Royals 1.

ROYALS 2ND: Cowens grounded out (third to first); Patek struck
out; White struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 2,
Royals 1.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Bannister singled to center; Orta grounded out
(second to first) [Bannister to second]; Zisk flied out to
right; Spencer singled to right [Bannister scored]; MINGORI
REPLACED PATTIN (PITCHING); Gamble grounded out (second to
first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 3, Royals 1.

ROYALS 3RD: Brett singled to left; McRae grounded out (third to
first) [Brett to second]; Poquette grounded out (second to
first) [Brett to third]; Mayberry singled to center [Brett
scored]; Porter walked [Mayberry to second]; Otis singled to
left [Mayberry scored, Porter out at third (left to third)]; 2
R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 3, Royals 3.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Lemon grounded out (shortstop to first); Brohamer
was called out on strikes; Essian flied to right in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 3, Royals 3.

ROYALS 4TH: Cowens doubled to left; Patek struck out; Cowens
stole third; White walked; HAMILTON REPLACED KNAPP (PITCHING);
Brett lined to second; McRae singled to right [Cowens scored,
White to second]; Poquette popped to catcher; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  White Sox 3, Royals 4.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Garr struck out; Bannister singled to left; Orta
flied out to right; Zisk homered [Bannister scored]; Spencer
grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White
Sox 5, Royals 4.

ROYALS 5TH: Mayberry grounded out (second to first); Porter
grounded out (shortstop to first); Otis flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 5, Royals 4.

WHITE SOX 6TH: SODERHOLM BATTED FOR GAMBLE; Soderholm lined to
third; Lemon popped to third in foul territory; Brohamer
grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White
Sox 5, Royals 4.

ROYALS 6TH: Cowens grounded out (third to first); Patek grounded
out (third to first); White walked; White stole second; Brett
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 5, Royals 4.

WHITE SOX 7TH: BIRD REPLACED MINGORI (PITCHING); Essian grounded
out (third to first); Garr grounded out (pitcher to first);
Bannister singled to left; Orta struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  White Sox 5, Royals 4.

ROYALS 7TH: McRae singled to center; Poquette out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [McRae to second]; Mayberry grounded
out (second to first); Porter flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 5, Royals 4.

WHITE SOX 8TH: Zisk flied out to center; Spencer singled to
right; Soderholm singled to left [Spencer to second]; Lemon
tripled to right [Spencer scored, Soderholm scored]; Brohamer
walked; Essian forced Brohamer (second to shortstop) [Lemon
scored, Essian to second (error by Patek)]; HALL REPLACED BIRD
(PITCHING); Garr grounded out (third to first); 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1
LOB.  White Sox 8, Royals 4.

ROYALS 8TH: LAGROW REPLACED HAMILTON (PITCHING); Otis grounded
out (third to first); Cowens flied out to center; Patek popped
to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox
8, Royals 4.

WHITE SOX 9TH: Bannister flied out to center; Orta struck out;
Zisk popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
White Sox 8, Royals 4.

ROYALS 9TH: LACOCK BATTED FOR WHITE; LaCock reached on an error
by LaGrow [LaCock to second]; Brett grounded out (second to
first) [LaCock to third]; McRae struck out; Poquette popped to
catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 8,
Royals 4.



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