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Monday September 12, 1977
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The White Sox scored five runs in the sixth inning, when Bob Coluccio and Oscar Gamble delivered two-run singles, and went on to defeat the Twins, 7-3. This was the fifth straight defeat and ninth setback in 11 games for the Twins. [The Sporting News]


Chicago White Sox 7, Minnesota Twins 3

Game Played on Monday, September 12, 1977 (Night game) at Comiskey Park I

Twins        0  0  0    0  1  2    0  0  0  -   3 14  1
White Sox    0  0  2    0  0  5    0  0  x  -   7 13  1


Twins                AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Adams lf              3   0   0   0     0   1   .335      Garr lf               4   2   2   0     1   0   .295
  Norwood ph,lf       1   0   1   0     1   0   .111        Stillman lf         0   0   0   0     0   0   .223
Smalley ss            5   0   3   1     0   0   .234      Lemon cf              1   0   0   0     0   0   .277
Carew 1b              5   1   2   1     0   0   .376        Coluccio cf         2   1   2   2     1   0   .400
Bostock cf            5   0   1   0     0   0   .334      Orta 2b               5   1   2   2     0   1   .282
Wynegar c             4   0   2   1     1   0   .264      Zisk dh               1   0   0   0     0   0   .303
Chiles dh             3   0   1   0     0   2   .266        L. Johnson ph,dh    2   0   0   1     1   0   .306
  Kusick ph,dh        1   0   0   0     1   0   .251      Gamble rf             5   0   1   2     0   1   .291
Cubbage 3b            3   0   1   0     0   0   .266      Soderholm 3b          4   0   2   0     0   0   .292
  Terrell ph,3b       2   0   0   0     0   0   .228        Kessinger 3b        1   0   0   0     0   0   .231
Ford rf               4   1   2   0     0   0   .273      Spencer 1b            4   0   2   0     0   0   .256
Randall 2b            4   1   1   0     0   0   .239      Bannister ss          4   1   1   0     0   0   .278
Redfern p             0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Essian c              1   2   1   0     3   0   .271
  Burgmeier p         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Renko p               0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Schueler p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Hamilton p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               40   3  14   3     3   3             Totals               34   7  13   7     6   2

Time of Game: 3:19   Attendance:  8,020
Left on Base: Twins 13, White Sox 11
DP: Twins 1, White Sox 2
Errors: Randall, Bannister
Doubles: Spencer (16), Bannister (19)
Stolen Bases: Carew (22)
Caught Stealing: Spencer (2)
Sacrifice Hits: Lemon (4)
Sacrifice Flies: L. Johnson (3)
GIDP: Bostock (15), Kusick (12), Lemon (5)


Twins                  IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Redfern                 3.2   6   2   2   2   1   0  18   5.27
Burgmeier L(6-4)        1.2   6   5   5   2   1   0  12   4.80
Schueler                2.2   1   0   0   2   0   0  12   4.41
Totals                  8    13   7   7   6   2   0  42

White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Renko                   5.1  11   3   2   1   3   0  27   4.01
Hamilton W(4-4)         3.2   3   0   0   2   0   0  16   4.08
Totals                  9    14   3   2   3   3   0  43

Wild Pitches: Schueler (4), Hamilton (2)

Umpires: HP - Dale Ford, 1B - Durwood Merrill, 2B - Don Denkinger, 3B - Larry McCoy


TWINS 1ST: Adams struck out; Smalley singled to right; Carew
singled to left [Smalley to second]; Bostock grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Carew out at second]; 0 R, 2
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 1ST: Garr singled; Lemon grounded into a double play
(shortstop to second to first) [Garr out at second]; Orta
grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 0,
White Sox 0.

TWINS 2ND: Wynegar grounded out (first to pitcher); Chiles
struck out; Cubbage singled to right; Ford singled to right
[Cubbage to second]; Randall forced Cubbage (third unassisted);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Zisk grounded out (third to first); Gamble struck
out; Soderholm singled to left; Spencer doubled [Soderholm to
third]; Bannister popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 2 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 0.

TWINS 3RD: Adams grounded out (first unassisted); Smalley
singled; Carew forced Smalley (third to second); Carew stole
second; Bostock grounded out (first unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Essian walked; Garr walked [Essian to second];
Lemon out on a sacrifice bunt (third to second) [Essian to
third, Garr to second]; Orta singled to right [Essian scored,
Garr to third]; L. JOHNSON BATTED FOR ZISK; L. Johnson hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Garr scored, Orta to second]; Gamble
flied out to center; 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 2.

TWINS 4TH: L. JOHNSON STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); COLUCCIO
REPLACED LEMON (PLAYING CF); Wynegar walked; Chiles singled to
left [Wynegar to second]; Cubbage flied out to right; Ford
popped to first in foul territory; Randall popped to catcher in
foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Soderholm singled to left; Spencer popped to
catcher in foul territory; Bannister forced Soderholm (third to
second); Essian singled to center [Bannister to second];
BURGMEIER REPLACED REDFERN (PITCHING); Garr lined to left; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 0, White Sox 2.

TWINS 5TH: Adams popped to third; Smalley grounded out (first
unassisted); Carew singled to right; Bostock singled to right
[Carew to second]; Wynegar singled to center [Carew scored,
Bostock to third]; Chiles struck out; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Twins 1, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Coluccio singled to left; Orta struck out; L.
Johnson walked [Coluccio to second]; Gamble forced L. Johnson
(third to second) [Coluccio to third]; Soderholm forced Gamble
(third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Twins 1, White Sox 2.

TWINS 6TH: Cubbage popped to catcher in foul territory; Ford
singled; Randall singled to center [Ford to second]; HAMILTON
REPLACED RENKO (PITCHING); NORWOOD BATTED FOR ADAMS; Hamilton
threw a wild pitch [Ford to third, Randall to second]; Norwood
walked; Smalley reached on an error by Bannister [Ford scored,
Randall to third, Norwood to second]; Carew forced Smalley
(second to shortstop) [Randall scored (unearned), Norwood to
third]; Bostock flied out to right; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.
 Twins 3, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 6TH: NORWOOD STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING LF); Spencer
singled to right; Spencer was caught stealing second (catcher to
second to first); Bannister doubled to right; Essian walked; On
a bunt Garr singled to third [Bannister to third, Essian to
second]; Coluccio singled to center [Bannister scored, Essian
scored, Garr to third]; Orta singled to center [Garr scored,
Coluccio to second]; SCHUELER REPLACED BURGMEIER (PITCHING);
Schueler threw a wild pitch [Coluccio to third, Orta to second];
L. Johnson flied out to center; Gamble singled to left [Coluccio
scored, Orta scored]; Soderholm lined to center; 5 R, 6 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Twins 3, White Sox 7.

TWINS 7TH: Wynegar singled to left; KUSICK BATTED FOR CHILES;
Kusick grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to
first) [Wynegar out at second]; TERRELL BATTED FOR CUBBAGE;
Terrell grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Twins 3, White Sox 7.

WHITE SOX 7TH: KUSICK STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING DH); TERRELL
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING 3B); Spencer flied out to center;
Bannister grounded out (shortstop to first); Essian walked; Garr
reached on an error by Randall [Essian to second]; Coluccio
walked [Essian to third, Garr to second]; Orta flied out to
right; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Twins 3, White Sox 7.

TWINS 8TH: KESSINGER REPLACED SODERHOLM (PLAYING 3B); Ford
grounded out (third to first); Randall grounded out (shortstop
to first); Norwood singled to left; Smalley singled to left
[Norwood to second]; Carew lined to third; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
 Twins 3, White Sox 7.

WHITE SOX 8TH: L. Johnson grounded out (second to first); Gamble
grounded out (pitcher unassisted); Kessinger flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Twins 3, White Sox 7.

TWINS 9TH: STILLMAN REPLACED GARR (PLAYING LF); Bostock flied
out to left; Wynegar grounded out (third to first); Kusick
walked; Terrell lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Twins 3,
White Sox 7.



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