The Kansas City Royals were defeated by the Chicago White Sox, 6 to 5, on September 21, 1973.

1973 Kansas City Royals

Final

KCR

Royals

83-71

5

1

2

0

2

1

2

3

0

3

4

0

0

5

0

0

6

0

0

7

2

0

8

0

0

9

0

0

10

0

0

11

0

0

12

1

0

R

6

5

H

18

11

E

0

3

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Johnny Jeter LF 7 1 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 4
Pat Kelly RF 6 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Jerry Hairston 1B 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bill Melton 3B 6 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Carlos May DH 5 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
Jorge Orta 2B 6 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 6
Bill Sharp CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Buddy Bradford PH,CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Bucky Dent SS 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Eddie Leon SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Chuck Brinkman C 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Sam Ewing PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brian Downing C 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Totals 50 6 18 6 1 3 3 1 0 22

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Jim Kaat 1.2 4 2 2 0 1 0
Steve Stone 1.0 3 3 3 1 1 0
Rich Gossage 6.0 3 0 0 4 4 0
Ken Frailing 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Cy Acosta (W) 3.0 1 0 0 1 4 0
Totals 12.0 11 5 5 6 10 0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Frank White 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jim Wohlford LF 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Amos Otis DH 5 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Kurt Bevacqua 1B 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
John Mayberry PH,1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Rick Reichardt RF 4 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Tom Poquette RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hal McRae PH,RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paul Schaal 3B 5 1 1 1 0 1 3 0 0 1
Ed Kirkpatrick CF,C 5 0 2 3 0 0 2 0 1 3
Freddie Patek SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 1
Buck Martinez C 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1
Gail Hopkins PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Carl Taylor C 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Fran Healy PR,C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Steve Hovley PH,CF 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Totals 43 5 11 5 0 6 10 0 2 12

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Wayne Simpson 0.2 4 2 2 0 0 0
Joe Hoerner 3.2 5 1 1 2 0 0
Doug Bird 4.2 3 2 2 0 2 1
Dick Drago (L) 3.0 6 1 1 1 1 0
Totals 12.0 18 6 6 3 3 1

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