The Kansas City Royals pulled it off against the New York Yankees, 8 to 7, on August 22, 1973.

1973 Kansas City Royals

Final

NYY

Yankees

68-61

7

KCR

Royals

73-55

8

1

0

2

2

1

0

3

4

2

4

0

0

5

0

1

6

0

0

7

0

2

8

2

0

9

0

0

10

0

1

R

7

8

H

14

8

E

3

0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Horace Clarke 2B 6 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Matty Alou RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Roy White LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1
Bobby Murcer CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Jim Ray Hart DH 5 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 5
Celerino Sanchez PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Graig Nettles 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
Thurman Munson C 5 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
Felipe Alou 1B 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Ron Blomberg PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Hal Lanier PR,SS 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Fred Stanley SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Hegan PH,1B 3 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 5
Totals 43 7 14 7 2 3 4 0 0 23

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Sam McDowell 4.2 4 5 5 4 2 0
Tom Buskey 2.0 3 2 2 2 0 0
Sparky Lyle (L) 3.0 1 1 0 2 1 0
Totals 9.2 8 8 7 8 3 0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Freddie Patek SS 3 3 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 1
Cookie Rojas 2B 3 3 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 4
Amos Otis CF 4 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
John Mayberry 1B 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0
Hal McRae RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Steve Hovley RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paul Schaal PH,3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lou Piniella LF 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Rick Reichardt DH 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Kurt Bevacqua 3B,RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Fran Healy C 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Totals 35 8 8 5 0 8 3 1 0 10

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Paul Splittorff 2.2 7 5 5 1 1 1
Gene Garber 6.0 5 2 2 1 0 1
Joe Hoerner 0.1 1 0 0 1 1 0
Doug Bird (W) 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Totals 10.0 14 7 7 3 4 2

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