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Monday September 19, 1977
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Ken Kravec pitched a four-hitter for his first shutout and Eric Soderholm and Lamar Johnson delivered key blows in a four-run fifth inning as the White Sox shelled the Athletics, 8-0. Soderholm hit his 23rd homer and Johnson unloaded a two-run triple in the fifth-inning outburst. [The Sporting News]


Chicago White Sox 8, Oakland Athletics 0

Game Played on Monday, September 19, 1977 (Night game) at Comiskey Park I

A's          0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  4  1
White Sox    0  1  0    1  4  2    0  0  x  -   8 11  0


A's                  AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      White Sox            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Scott 2b              4   0   1   0     0   0   .257      Coluccio lf,cf        5   2   2   0     0   0   .286
Picciolo ss           4   0   0   0     0   0   .193      Orta 2b               5   1   1   2     0   1   .283
Page lf               3   0   2   0     1   0   .311      Zisk dh               4   0   0   0     0   0   .296
Jorgensen 1b          4   0   0   0     0   3   .231      L. Johnson 1b         4   2   2   2     0   1   .303
Tyrone rf             3   0   0   0     1   1   .251      Lemon cf              2   1   1   1     0   1   .271
Sanguillen dh         4   0   1   0     0   1   .268        H. Cruz rf          1   0   0   0     0   0   .375
Gross 3b              3   0   0   0     0   2   .232      Soderholm 3b          3   1   2   1     0   1   .285
Armas cf              3   0   0   0     0   1   .246        Brohamer 3b         1   0   0   0     0   0   .225
Hosley c              1   0   0   0     2   0   .211      Nordhagen rf,lf       4   0   2   1     0   0   .298
Blue p                0   0   0   0     0   0   .000      Kessinger ss          3   0   0   1     0   0   .241
  Coleman p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Stillman ph         1   0   0   0     0   0   .219
  McCatty p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Flannery ss         0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                          Downing c             2   1   1   0     2   0   .278
                                                          Kravec p              0   0   0   0     0   0   .000

Totals               29   0   4   0     4   8             Totals               35   8  11   8     2   4

Time of Game: 2:31   Attendance:  4,401
Left on Base: A's 6, White Sox 6
DP: A's 0, White Sox 1
Errors: Blue
Doubles: Page (27), Soderholm (19), Orta (24)
Triples: L. Johnson (4)
Home Runs: Soderholm (23)
Sacrifice Flies: Lemon (6)


A's                    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Blue L(14-18)           4.2   8   6   3   1   3   1  24   3.85
Coleman                 1.1   3   2   2   0   0   0   7   3.11
McCatty                 2     0   0   0   1   1   0   7   3.60
Totals                  8    11   8   5   2   4   1  38

White Sox              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Kravec W(9-8)           9     4   0   0   4   8   0  33   4.33
Totals                  9     4   0   0   4   8   0  33

Umpires: HP - Larry Barnett, 1B - Jim Evans, 2B - Vic Voltaggio, 3B - Marty Springstead


ATHLETICS 1ST: Scott flied out to right; Picciolo made an out to
second; Page singled to left; Page was picked off first (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 1ST: Coluccio flied out to center; Orta grounded out
(second to first); Zisk grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, White Sox 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Jorgensen lined to second; Tyrone grounded out
(shortstop to first); Sanguillen singled to center; Gross struck
out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: L. Johnson singled to right; Lemon was called out
on strikes; Soderholm doubled to left [L. Johnson to third];
Nordhagen singled to right [L. Johnson scored, Soderholm to
third]; Kessinger reached on a fielder's choice [Soderholm out
at home (pitcher to catcher to third), Nordhagen to second];
Downing walked [Nordhagen to third, Kessinger to second];
Coluccio grounded out (first to pitcher); 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.
Athletics 0, White Sox 1.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Armas struck out; Hosley walked; Scott singled to
left [Hosley to second]; On a bunt Picciolo made an out to
catcher; Page walked [Hosley to third, Scott to second];
Jorgensen struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Athletics 0, White
Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Orta flied out to left; Zisk grounded out
(pitcher to first); L. Johnson was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, White Sox 1.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Tyrone walked; Sanguillen flied out to center;
Gross was called out on strikes; Armas flied out to center; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, White Sox 1.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Lemon singled to right; Soderholm was called out
on strikes; Nordhagen singled to left [Lemon to third];
Kessinger grounded out (second to first) [Lemon scored,
Nordhagen to second]; Downing flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, White Sox 2.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Hosley flied out to center; Scott popped to
catcher in foul territory; Picciolo grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, White Sox 2.

WHITE SOX 5TH: Coluccio singled to left; Orta reached on an
error by Blue [Coluccio to second]; Zisk flied out to right
[Coluccio to third]; L. Johnson tripled to center [Coluccio
scored, Orta scored (unearned)]; Lemon hit a sacrifice fly to
left [L. Johnson scored (unearned)]; Soderholm homered
(unearned); COLEMAN REPLACED BLUE (PITCHING); Nordhagen flied
out to right; 4 R (1 ER), 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, White
Sox 6.

ATHLETICS 6TH: BROHAMER REPLACED SODERHOLM (PLAYING 3B); Page
flied out to right; Jorgensen struck out; Tyrone was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics 0, White Sox 6.

WHITE SOX 6TH: Kessinger grounded out (second to first); Downing
singled to left; Coluccio singled to right [Downing to second];
Orta doubled to center [Downing scored, Coluccio scored]; Zisk
flied out to right [Orta to third]; L. Johnson grounded out
(third to first); 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, White Sox
8.

ATHLETICS 7TH: H. CRUZ REPLACED LEMON (PLAYING RF); COLUCCIO
CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING CF); NORDHAGEN CHANGED POSITIONS
(PLAYING LF); Sanguillen struck out; Gross flied out to center;
Armas popped to third in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Athletics 0, White Sox 8.

WHITE SOX 7TH: MCCATTY REPLACED COLEMAN (PITCHING); H. Cruz
flied out to center; Brohamer grounded out (third to first);
Nordhagen grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Athletics 0, White Sox 8.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Hosley walked; Scott hit into a double play to
center [Hosley out at second (center to second)]; Picciolo
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Athletics
0, White Sox 8.

WHITE SOX 8TH: STILLMAN BATTED FOR KESSINGER; Stillman flied out
to right; Downing walked; Coluccio flied out to right; Orta
struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, White Sox 8.

ATHLETICS 9TH: FLANNERY REPLACED STILLMAN (PLAYING SS); Page
doubled to center; Jorgensen struck out; Tyrone popped to first
in foul territory; Sanguillen grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Athletics 0, White Sox 8.



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