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Shea Stadium American League Firsts
aka William A. Shea Municipal Stadium
Flushing, NY
This park was the temporary home for the Yankees while Yankee Stadium was renovated (1974-75) and for one game in 1998. It is also used by the Mets (1964-present).

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Game 04/06/1974 Indians 1, Yankees 6
  Umpires Marty Springstead, Russ Goetz
    Don Denkinger, Hank Morganweck
  Managers Bill Virdon, Yankees
    Ken Aspromonte, Indians
  Starting Pitchers Mel Stottlemyre, Yankees
    Gaylord Perry, Indians
  Ceremonial Pitch Teddy Kennedy, 12-yr-old son of the Senator
    (leg amputee due to cancer)
  Attendance 20,744
Batting
  Batter John Lowenstein (single)
  Hit John Lowenstein (single)
  Run Ron Blomberg
  RBI Graig Nettles
  Single John Lowenstein
  Double Remy Hermoso
  Triple Charlie Spikes
  Home Run Graig Nettles
  Grand Slam Bill Sudakis (06/11/1974)
  IPHR NONE by AL player
  Stolen Base Thurman Munson
  Sacrifice Hit Roy White
  Sacrifice Fly Gene Michael
  Cycle NONE by AL player
Pitching
  Win Mel Stottlemyre
  Loss Gaylord Perry
  Shutout Pat Dobson (07/12/1974)
  Save Tom Buskey (04/08/1974)
  Hit by Pitch Luis Tiant hit Roy White (04/16/1974)
  Wild Pitch Doc Medich (04/08/1974)
  Balk Dave McNally (05/24/1974)
  No-Hitter NONE by AL player