On April 7 1971 — Carlos May of the Chicago White Sox homered in the top of the first inning of the second game off Rollie Fingers in Oakland. The blow came with two runners on and one out. May did not touch home plate and was out on appeal. The White Sox still come out on top 12-4, May will drive in 2 runs,

 


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Chicago White Sox 12, Oakland Athletics 4 (2)

Game Played on Wednesday, April 7, 1971 (D) at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum

CHI A    3  0  0    0  2  5    0  2  0  -  12 13  2
OAK A    0  0  0    3  0  0    0  1  0  -   4  8  0

BOX+PBP
WP: Johnson (1-0)
LP: Panther (0-1)
HR: Johnstone (1), Andrews (1), Melton (2)
 

Play by Play

WHITE SOX 1ST: Richard grounded out (first to pitcher);
Johnstone homered; Andrews singled to center; Melton singled to
left [Andrews to second]; May tripled to right [Andrews scored,
Melton scored, May out at home (catcher unassisted)]; Carlos
May out on appeal for failing to touch HP on his home run;
Reichardt grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
White Sox 3, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Campaneris made an out to second; Hovley was hit
by a pitch; Jackson struck out; Mincher walked [Hovley to
second]; Bando forced Mincher (shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 3, Athletics 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: Williams flied out to right; Egan singled to
left; Johnson was called out on strikes; Richard grounded out
(pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 3,
Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Monday struck out; Tenace made an out to first;
Green struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 3, Athletics
0.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Johnstone grounded out (second to first); Andrews
flied out to center; Melton walked; May flied out to center; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 3, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: On a bunt Fingers grounded out (catcher to
first); Campaneris grounded out (second to first); Hovley
walked; Jackson singled to center [Hovley to second]; Mincher
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 3, Athletics 0.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Reichardt grounded out (third to first); Williams
grounded out (second to first); Egan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  White Sox 3, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Bando grounded out (pitcher to first); Monday
doubled to left; Tenace walked; Green singled to left [Tenace to
second, Monday to third]; DAVIS BATTED FOR FINGERS; Davis
grounded out (shortstop to first) [Green to second, Tenace to
third, Monday scored]; Campaneris doubled to center [Tenace
scored, Green scored, Campaneris to third (error by Richard)];
Hovley was called out on strikes; 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  White
Sox 3, Athletics 3.

WHITE SOX 5TH: PANTHER REPLACED DAVIS (PITCHING); Johnson
singled to left; Richard out on a sacrifice bunt (third to
first) [Johnson to second]; Johnstone singled [Johnson to
third]; Andrews doubled to center [Johnstone scored, Johnson
scored]; Melton struck out; May was walked intentionally;
Reichardt flied out to left; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  White Sox 5,
Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Jackson struck out; Mincher popped to shortstop
in foul territory; Bando made an out to second; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  White Sox 5, Athletics 3.

WHITE SOX 6TH: Williams flied out to center; Egan walked;
Johnson out on a sacrifice bunt (first to second) [Egan to
second]; Richard doubled to left [Egan scored]; Johnstone was
walked intentionally; Andrews walked [Richard to third,
Johnstone to second]; LOCKER REPLACED PANTHER (PITCHING); Melton
homered [Richard scored, Johnstone scored, Andrews scored]; May
grounded out (pitcher to first); 5 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White
Sox 10, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 6TH: MORALES REPLACED MELTON (PLAYING 3B); Monday
grounded out (third to first); Tenace reached on an error by
Morales; Green struck out; RUDI BATTED FOR LOCKER; Rudi forced
Tenace (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 10,
Athletics 3.

WHITE SOX 7TH: ROLAND REPLACED RUDI (PITCHING); Reichardt
grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams grounded out
(shortstop to first); Egan was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  White Sox 10, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 7TH: Campaneris singled; Hovley flied out to left;
Jackson struck out; Mincher flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  White Sox 10, Athletics 3.

WHITE SOX 8TH: Johnson flied out to center; Richard flied out to
center; Johnstone doubled to center; Andrews homered [Johnstone
scored]; Morales flied out to left; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  White
Sox 12, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Bando doubled to center; Monday doubled to right
[Bando scored]; Tenace flied out to right [Monday to third];
Green grounded out (shortstop to first); MANGUAL BATTED FOR
ROLAND; Mangual grounded out (first to second to pitcher); 1 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 12, Athletics 4.

WHITE SOX 9TH: LINDBLAD REPLACED MANGUAL (PITCHING); May lined
to second; Reichardt grounded out (shortstop to first); Williams
singled to third; Egan struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White
Sox 12, Athletics 4.

ATHLETICS 9TH: Campaneris popped to third in foul territory;
Hovley doubled to center; Jackson struck out; Mincher grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  White Sox 12,
Athletics 4.