The Kansas City Athletics were humiliated by the Cleveland Indians, 17 to 1, on August 12, 1955.

1955 Kansas City Athletics

Final

CLE

Indians

68-45

17

1

7

0

2

1

0

3

1

0

4

0

0

5

4

0

6

0

0

7

1

0

8

3

0

9

0

1

R

17

1

H

18

7

E

1

1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Al Smith RF 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Stu Locklin RF 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Bobby Avila 2B 6 3 3 6 2 0 0 0 0 9
Vic Wertz 1B 2 3 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 4
Ferris Fain 1B 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Al Rosen 3B 5 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Ralph Kiner LF 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Larry Doby CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Hoot Evers CF 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
George Strickland SS 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Sam Dente SS 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jim Hegan C 4 3 3 5 1 1 0 0 0 6
Bob Lemon P 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Sal Maglie P 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 43 17 18 17 4 6 2 0 0 33

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Bob Lemon (W) 6.0 4 0 0 0 1 0
Sal Maglie (S) 3.0 3 1 0 1 1 0
Totals 9.0 7 1 0 1 2 0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Vic Power 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Enos Slaughter RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Elmer Valo LF 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
Harry Simpson CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Hector Lopez 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jim Finigan 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clete Boyer 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Joe Demaestri SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Joe Astroth C 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Arnie Portocarrero P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bill Harrington P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bill Wilson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ray Herbert P 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Totals 33 1 7 0 0 1 2 0 0 7

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Arnie Portocarrero (L) 0.1 3 6 6 3 0 1
Bill Harrington 2.2 3 3 3 2 0 2
Ray Herbert 6.0 12 8 7 1 2 1
Totals 9.0 18 17 16 6 2 4

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