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BOXSCORE: 1977 Philadelphia Indians At 1977 Atlanta Athletics       4/23/1977
 
  Indians            AB  R  H RBI AVG     Athletics          AB  R  H RBI AVG
  B.McBride RF        5  2  1  0 .167     M.Page LF           5  2  3  0 .300  
  R.Hebner 1B         3  0  1  0 .158     B.Bonnell CF        5  2  3  2 .375  
  M.Schmidt SS        5  0  1  1 .159     J.Burroughs RF      5  2  3  3 .214  
  G.Luzinski LF       4  0  1  1 .313     W.Gross 3B          3  2  2  2 .203  
  G.Maddox CF         3  0  0  0 .311     W.Montanez 1B       5  0  0  0 .294  
  T.McCarver C        4  1  1  1 .275     D.Murphy C          4  0  1  1 .320  
  D.Kuiper 2B         4  0  0  0 .207     R.Scott SS          2  0  1  1 .269  
  D.Johnson 3B        4  0  1  0 .189     M.Perez 2B          4  0  0  0 .241  
  W.Garland P         1  0  0  0 .000     P.Niekro P          3  1  0  0 .000  
A-J.Grubb PH          1  0  0  0 .250                                          
  W.Brusstar P        0  0  0  0 ----                                          
B-J.Norris PH         1  0  0  0 .391                                          
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      35  3  6  3                 Totals      36  9 13  9
 
A-Pinch Hit For Garland In 7th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Brusstar In 9th Inning
 
Indians......... 1 0 0  0 0 1  1 0 0  -  3  6  0
Athletics....... 1 2 0  0 2 0  2 2    -  9 13  2
 
Indians (8-9)            IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR    ERA
W.Garland LOSS(1-2)       6       7   5   5   5   3   1   4.71
W.Brusstar                2       6   4   4   0   3   1  12.27
Totals                    8      13   9   9   5   6   2
 
Athletics (6-12)         IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR    ERA
P.Niekro WIN(1-3)         9       6   3   2   4  12   1   4.91
Totals                    9       6   3   2   4  12   1
 
ATTENDANCE- 18,050 DATE- Saturday, April 23rd 1977 TIME- Night WEATHER- Good
UMPIRES- Bill Kunkel, Ron Luciano, Ken Kaiser, Bill Haller
T- 2:32
LEFT ON BASE- Indians: 9  Athletics: 8
DOUBLE PLAYS- Indians: 1  Athletics: 0
ERRORS- D.Murphy, R.Scott
DOUBLES- M.Schmidt(3rd), D.Johnson(2nd), M.Page(4th), W.Gross(2nd)
HOME RUNS- T.McCarver(3rd), J.Burroughs(3rd), W.Gross(6th)
STOLEN BASES- B.McBride(3rd), R.Hebner(1st), W.Gross(2nd)
WALKS- R.Hebner-2, G.Maddox, W.Garland, W.Gross-2, R.Scott-2, P.Niekro
STRIKE OUTS- B.McBride-2, M.Schmidt-2, G.Luzinski-2, T.McCarver, D.Kuiper,
             D.Johnson-2, W.Garland, J.Grubb, W.Montanez-3, M.Perez, P.Niekro-2
GIDP- M.Perez
WILD PITCHES- W.Garland
2-out RBI- G.Luzinski, B.Bonnell-2, W.Gross-2
 
Jeff Burroughs hit a homerun and had 3 RBI and Phil Niekro racked up an
impressive total of 12 strikeouts at Oakland Coliseum where the Atlanta
Athletics beat the Philadelphia Indians 9 to 3.
 
Niekro(1-3) put on a good performance.  He was stingy on the mound, allowing
just 6 hits and 4 walks in 9 innings dropping his ERA from 6.00 to 4.91.
Atlanta had a total of 13 hits for the game.  
 
Wayne Garland(1-2) was tagged with the loss.  He allowed 5 runs and 7 hits in
6 innings.  Niekro was pleased with his performance.  He noted, 'I had good
zip on my pitches.  Just as important, my location was right on.  The fans
really got into the game too - that always helps me.  Now, if I can only do
that again in my next outing.'