California Angels vs Cleveland Indians
September 3, 1977 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on September 3, 1977 at Cleveland Stadium. The California Angels defeated the Cleveland Indians and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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California Angels 3, Cleveland Indians 2

California Angels ab r h rbi
Bosley cf 5 1 2 0
Remy 2b 4 0 2 1
Bonds rf 4 0 0 0
Solaita 1b 3 0 1 0
Briggs 1b 0 0 0 0
Baylor dh 4 0 2 0
Mulliniks ss 4 0 1 0
Chalk 3b 4 1 1 0
Flores lf 3 1 2 0
Humphrey c 2 0 0 0
Guerrero ph 1 0 1 0
Etchebarren c 0 0 0 1
Ryan p 0 0 0 0
Totals 34 3 12 2
Cleveland Indians ab r h rbi
Dade cf,rf 3 0 0 0
Kuiper 2b 3 0 0 0
Bell 3b 3 0 2 0
Thornton 1b 4 0 0 0
Bochte lf 3 0 1 0
Manning cf 0 0 0 0
Carty dh 4 0 0 0
Pruitt rf,lf 3 1 1 0
Blanks ss 3 1 1 1
Duffy ss 1 0 0 0
Kendall c 1 0 1 1
Norris ph 1 0 0 0
Garland p 0 0 0 0
Totals 29 2 6 2
California 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 12 2
Cleveland 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 2
California Angels IP H R ER BB SO
Ryan W (18-13) 9.0 6 2 0 6 7
Totals 9.0 6 2 0 6 7
Cleveland Indians IP H R ER BB SO
Garland L (10-17) 9.0 12 3 2 1 2
Totals 9.0 12 3 2 1 2

E –Bosley (4), Humphrey (6), Kendall (5), Garland (1). DP –Cleveland 2. 2B –California Baylor (23,off Garland); Chalk (22,off Garland), Cleveland Bell (23,off Ryan). SH –Flores (5,off Garland); Bell (8,off Ryan). SF –Etchebarren (2,off Garland); Kendall (5,off Ryan). SB –Remy (37,2nd base off Garland/Kendall); Dade (11,2nd base off Ryan/Humphrey); Blanks (3,2nd base off Ryan/Humphrey); Duffy (8,2nd base off Ryan/Etchebarren). CS –Solaita (3,3rd base by Garland/Kendall); Dade (8,2nd base by Ryan/Humphrey). U-HP –Lou DiMuro, 1B –Jim McKean, 2B –Bill Deegan, 3B –Fred Spenn. T –2:30. A –11,054.

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