Chicago White Sox vs Oakland Athletics
September 27, 1981 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on September 27, 1981 at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The Chicago White Sox defeated the Oakland Athletics and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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"The box score is the catechism of baseball, ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye." - Author Stanley Cohen in The Man in the Crowd (1981)

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Chicago White Sox 10, Oakland Athletics 3

Chicago White Sox ab r h rbi
Bernazard 2b 3 1 1 0
Loviglio 2b 0 0 0 0
Squires 1b 4 1 1 0
Hill ph,1b 1 0 0 0
Baines rf 3 1 3 3
Kuntz rf 1 0 0 0
Luzinski dh 5 1 1 0
Nordhagen lf 5 1 1 1
Lemon cf 4 3 3 1
Fisk c 5 2 3 5
Morrison 3b 2 0 0 0
Almon ss 4 0 1 0
Koosman p 0 0 0 0
Totals 37 10 14 10
Oakland Athletics ab r h rbi
Henderson lf 4 0 1 0
Murphy cf 4 0 0 0
Johnson dh 4 1 3 2
Armas rf 4 0 0 0
Klutts 3b 4 0 1 0
Moore 1b 4 1 1 0
Newman c 4 0 0 0
McKay 2b 4 0 2 0
Stanley ss 3 1 1 0
Heath ph 1 0 1 1
Keough p 0 0 0 0
Figueroa p 0 0 0 0
Jones p 0 0 0 0
Owchinko p 0 0 0 0
McLaughlin p 0 0 0 0
Heaverlo p 0 0 0 0
Totals 36 3 10 3
Chicago 4 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 10 14 0
Oakland 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 10 1
Chicago White Sox IP H R ER BB SO
Koosman W (4-12) 9.0 10 3 3 1 4
Totals 9.0 10 3 3 1 4
Oakland Athletics IP H R ER BB SO
Keough L (9-6) 0.1 3 4 4 2 0
Figueroa 4.1 4 3 3 3 0
Jones 0.1 1 1 1 1 0
Owchinko 2.0 5 2 2 1 1
McLaughlin 1.0 1 0 0 0 1
Heaverlo 1.0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 9.0 14 10 10 7 2

E –Stanley (3). DP –Chicago 1, Oakland 3. 2B –Chicago Fisk (11,off Figueroa). HR –Chicago Baines (10,1st inning off Keough 2 on, 0 out); Nordhagen (6,1st inning off Keough 0 on, 1 out); Lemon (8,5th inning off Figueroa 0 on, 2 out); Fisk 2 (7,5th inning off Jones 0 on, 2 out,7th inning off Owchinko 1 on, 1 out), Oakland Johnson (17,6th inning off Koosman 0 on, 1 out). CS –Baines (2,2nd base by Figueroa/Newman). U-HP –George Maloney, 1B –Ken Kaiser, 2B –Russ Goetz, 3B –Bill Haller. T –2:37. A –25,377.

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