Memphis Greyhounds beat Copper Rooters 7-4


Memphis Greyhounds 7, Copper Rooters 4
Game 46

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rooters 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 ? 12 ? 1 ?
Greyhounds 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 - 7 ? 17 ? 0 ?
W: Gregg, V. (7-4)
L: Klippstein, J. (5-2)
S: Eckersley, D. (10)
HR: J.Callison(15th)


Right fielder Sam Thompson had 4 hits at Candlestick Park '61 where the Memphis Greyhounds beat the Copper Rooters by the score of 7 to 4.

Memphis took the lead for good in the bottom of the 3rd inning plating a single run utilizing 3 base hits. For the game Memphis out-hit Copper 17 to 12.

The victory was credited to Vean Gregg(7-4) who went 8 innings, allowing 4 runs. Dennis Eckersley got the save, his 10th. Johnny Klippstein(5-2) took the loss. He was hit hard and gave up 11 hits and 3 walks in 4 innings.


at Candlestick Park '61


Copper Rooters

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
W. McCovey 1B 3 0 0 0 .285
G. Selkirk LF 4 0 1 0 .232
O. Charleston CF 4 1 0 0 .298
J. Callison RF 5 2 2 2 .278
G. Brett 3B 4 1 3 1 .216
G. Wright SS 4 0 2 0 .240
D. Daulton C 5 0 0 0 .241
J. Morgan 2B 5 0 4 1 .333
J. Klippstein P 2 0 0 0 .167
P. Lapalme P 0 0 0 0 .167
   A - G. Burns PH 1 0 0 0 .375
L. Arroyo P 0 0 0 0 .333
   B - G. Clines PH 1 0 0 0 .257
B. Sutter P 0 0 0 0 .214
Totals 38 4 12 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
J. Klippstein (L, 5-2) 4 11 5 5 3 2 0 90 5.20
P. Lapalme 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 2.32
L. Arroyo 1 3 1 1 0 1 0 21 3.42
B. Sutter 2 2 1 1 3 1 0 44 3.70
Totals 8 17 7 7 6 4 0

Memphis Greyhounds

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
A. Vaughan SS 4 1 3 0 .325
A. Ashby C 5 2 2 0 .314
S. Thompson RF 4 2 4 0 .359
   C - S. Javier LF 1 0 1 0 .313
C. Klein LF 2 1 2 2 .312
   D - D. Philley RF 0 0 0 0 .318
T. Stearnes CF 3 1 2 2 .284
T. Kluszewski 1B 3 0 0 1 .230
E. Martinez 3B 4 0 2 2 .299
P. Runnels 2B 5 0 1 0 .220
D. Eckersley P 0 0 0 0 ----
V. Gregg P 2 0 0 0 .121
   E - J. Cora 2B 0 0 0 0 .277
Totals 33 7 17 7

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
V. Gregg (W, 7-4) 8 11 4 4 6 7 1 162 2.92
D. Eckersley (S, 10) 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 13 1.99
Totals 9 12 4 4 6 9 1


A-Pinch Hit For Lapalme In 6th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Arroyo In 7th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (LF) For Thompson In 8th Inning
D-Subbed Defensively (RF) For Klein In 8th Inning
E-Subbed Defensively (2B) For Gregg In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 24,243
T- 3:31
LEFT ON BASE- Rooters:13 Greyhounds:13
DOUBLE PLAYS- Rooters: 2 Greyhounds: 1
ERRORS- G.Wright
DOUBLES- J.Callison(6th), G.Brett(6th), J.Morgan-2(9th), E.Martinez(18th)
TRIPLES- S.Thompson(13th)
HOME RUNS- J.Callison(15th)
CAUGHT STEALING- C.Klein
SACRIFICE HITS- D.Philley, V.Gregg-2
SACRIFICE FLIES- C.Klein
WALKS- W.McCovey-2, G.Selkirk, O.Charleston, G.Brett, G.Wright, C.Klein,
T.Stearnes-2, T.Kluszewski-2, E.Martinez
HIT BY PITCH- A.Vaughan
STRIKE OUTS- W.McCovey-2, G.Selkirk-2, O.Charleston-2, G.Wright, D.Daulton,
J.Klippstein, A.Ashby, T.Stearnes, E.Martinez, V.Gregg
GIDP- G.Burns
WILD PITCHES- V.Gregg
PASSED BALLS- A.Ashby










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