The Cleveland Indians managed to stay ahead of the Kansas City Royals, 2 to 1, on May 9, 1972.

1972 Cleveland Indians

Final

KCR

1

1

0

0

2

0

0

3

0

0

4

0

0

5

0

0

6

0

0

7

0

0

8

0

2

9

1

R

1

2

H

4

6

E

0

2

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Freddie Patek SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Cookie Rojas 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Hovley CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
John Mayberry 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Lou Piniella LF 4 1 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 5
Richie Scheinblum RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Paul Schaal 3B 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Ed Kirkpatrick C 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Amos Otis PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paul Splittorff P 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Totals 31 1 4 1 1 4 6 0 0 8

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Paul Splittorff (L) 8.0 6 2 2 1 5 1
Totals 8.0 6 2 2 1 5 1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Del Unser CF 4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 4
Jack Brohamer 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Alex Johnson LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Adolfo Phillips LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ray Fosse C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Graig Nettles 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Buddy Bell RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Tom McCraw 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Frank Duffy SS 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 1
Dick Tidrow P 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Steve Mingori P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 28 2 6 2 1 1 5 2 2 9

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Dick Tidrow (W) 8.2 4 1 1 4 6 1
Steve Mingori (S) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 9.0 4 1 1 4 6 1

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