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BOXSCORE: 1977 Houston White Sox At 1977 Detroit Reds               4/27/1977
 
  White Sox          AB  R  H RBI AVG     Reds               AB  R  H RBI AVG
  C.Cedeno CF         4  0  2  0 .255     P.Rose 3B           4  1  1  0 .376  
  E.Herrmann C        2  0  1  0 .444     J.Morgan 2B         3  2  2  1 .294  
C-E.Cabell PH         0  0  0  0 .375     K.Singleton RF      4  0  0  0 .294  
  J.Sambito P         0  0  0  0 .000     G.Foster LF         3  2  2  4 .402  
  R.Zisk RF           4  0  0  0 .214     J.Thompson 1B       2  0  1  0 .289  
  C.Johnson LF        2  0  0  0 .286   A-D.Driessen 1B       1  0  0  0 .000  
E-O.Gamble PR         0  0  0  0 .175     J.Bench C           3  0  1  0 .287  
  B.Watson 1B         4  0  1  0 .277     R.Leflore CF        3  0  0  0 .291  
  E.Soderholm 3B      4  0  0  0 .233     D.Concepcion SS     3  0  0  0 .296  
  A.Howe 2B           3  0  0  0 .167     F.Norman P          3  0  0  0 .118  
  B.Russell SS        3  0  1  0 .247                                          
  J.Niekro P          2  0  0  0 .182                                          
B-L.Johnson PH        0  0  0  0 .167                                          
D-J.Essian C          0  0  0  0 .295                                          
                     -- -- -- ---                            -- -- -- ---      
         Totals      28  0  5  0                 Totals      29  5  7  5
 
A-Subbed Defensively (1B) For Thompson In 8th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Niekro In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Herrmann In 8th Inning
D-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Johnson In 8th Inning
E-Pinch Ran For Johnson In 9th Inning
 
INJURY: Cliff Johnson INJURED (for 1 more game) in 9th inning
 
White Sox....... 0 0 0  0 0 0  0 0 0  -  0  5  1
Reds............ 0 0 0  2 0 0  0 3    -  5  7  0
 
White Sox (12-10)        IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR    ERA
J.Niekro LOSS(1-3)        7       5   2   2   3   5   1   4.31
J.Sambito                 1       2   3   0   0   1   1   2.66
Totals                    8       7   5   2   3   6   2
 
Reds (14-8)              IP       H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR    ERA
F.Norman WIN(2-3)         9       5   0   0   3   8   0   4.04
Totals                    9       5   0   0   3   8   0
 
ATTENDANCE- 14,635 DATE- Wednesday, April 27th 1977 TIME- Night WEATHER- Bad
T- 2:30
LEFT ON BASE- White Sox: 6  Reds: 3
DOUBLE PLAYS- White Sox: 2  Reds: 3
ERRORS- J.Sambito
DOUBLES- C.Cedeno(4th), E.Herrmann(4th)
HOME RUNS- G.Foster-2(10th)
SACRIFICE HITS- E.Herrmann
WALKS- E.Cabell, C.Johnson, L.Johnson, J.Morgan, G.Foster, J.Thompson
HIT BY PITCH- C.Johnson
STRIKE OUTS- R.Zisk-2, C.Johnson, B.Watson, A.Howe, B.Russell-2, J.Niekro,
             K.Singleton-2, R.Leflore, D.Concepcion, F.Norman-2
GIDP- B.Watson, E.Soderholm, J.Niekro, K.Singleton, J.Bench
2-out RBI- G.Foster-2
 
George Foster smashed 2 homeruns and had 4 RBI and Fred Norman tossed a
shutout as the Detroit Reds defeated the Houston White Sox 5 to 0 at Tiger
Stadium.
 
Foster helped send the fans home happy.  He smashed a two-run homer in the 4th
inning and lifted one out of the park for a two run home run in the 8th
inning.  Detroit had 7 hits for the night.  
 
It was the 2nd shutout of the year for Norman(2-3). Joe Niekro(1-3) ended up
with the loss.  The Detroit ballclub's record now stands at a league leading
14-8.  Houston has a record of 12-10 after the loss.