The Boston Red Sox couldn't pull it off against the Kansas City Royals, 5 to 4, on May 17, 1981.

Final

KCR

Royals

9-18

5

BOS

Red Sox

16-16

4

1

0

1

2

1

1

3

0

0

4

0

0

5

0

1

6

0

0

7

0

0

8

2

0

9

2

1

R

5

4

H

11

17

E

0

1

Summary

Player Stats

Bottom 1st

KCR

BOS

Red Sox

Single by Jim Rice; Dwight Evans scored.

0

1

Top 2nd

KCR

BOS

Royals

Double by Dave Chalk; John Wathan scored.

1

1

Bottom 2nd

KCR

BOS

Red Sox

Double by Rick Miller; Carney Lansford scored.

1

2

Bottom 5th

KCR

BOS

Red Sox

Single by Carney Lansford; Jim Rice scored.

1

3

Top 8th

KCR

BOS

Royals

Home run by Willie Aikens.

2

3

Royals

Home run by Hal McRae.

3

3

Top 9th

KCR

BOS

Royals

Single by U L Washington; Cesar Geronimo scored.

4

3

Royals

Single by Willie Aikens; Willie Wilson scored.

5

3

Bottom 9th

KCR

BOS

Red Sox

Single by Carney Lansford; Jim Rice scored.

5

4

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