Black Cadillac defeat Copper Rooters 7-5


Black Cadillac 7, Copper Rooters 5
Game 2

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Rooters 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 5 ? 7 ? 0 ?
Cadillac 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 7 ? 10 ? 0 ?
W: Prior, M. (1-0)
L: Klippstein, J. (0-1)
S: Wilhelm, H. (1)
HR: W.McCovey(1st), C.Jones(1st)


Rogers Hornsby had 2 base hits at Royals Stadium '78 as the Black Cadillac beat the Copper Rooters by the count of 7 to 5.

Copper fell behind quickly as the Black offense came through in the first inning scoring 3 runners on 2 hits. The crucial at-bat was provided by Bob Boone, who came through for the home fans when he doubled clearing the bases. Overall Black out-hit Copper 10 to 7.

Mark Prior(1-0) allowed 4 runs in 7 innings, and picked up the victory. Prior got relief help from Hoyt Wilhelm who gained credit for his 1st save. Johnny Klippstein(0-1) was hit with the loss. He gave up 7 runs and 6 hits in 1 and 2/3 innings.


at Royals Stadium '78


Copper Rooters

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
G. Brett 3B 3 1 0 0 .125
J. Morgan 2B 3 2 0 0 .286
D. Daulton C 4 0 0 0 .125
W. McCovey 1B 4 2 3 4 .444
G. Selkirk CF 4 0 2 0 .250
J. Callison RF 3 0 0 0 .143
G. Woodling LF 4 0 1 1 .250
   D - G. Clines PR,LF 0 0 0 0 .000
G. Wright SS 4 0 1 0 .375
J. Klippstein P 0 0 0 0 ----
P. Lapalme P 1 0 0 0 .000
   A - H. Johnson PH 1 0 0 0 .000
G. Heredia P 0 0 0 0 ----
   B - C. Blefary PH 1 0 0 0 .000
L. Arroyo P 0 0 0 0 ----
   E - J. Henry PH 1 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 5 7 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
J. Klippstein (L, 0-1) 1.2 6 7 7 3 2 1 59 37.80
P. Lapalme 1.1 0 0 0 0 3 0 16 0.00
G. Heredia 3 2 0 0 1 2 0 34 0.00
L. Arroyo 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 28 0.00
Totals 8 10 7 7 5 8 1

Black Cadillac

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
T. Cobb CF 3 1 2 0 .375
T. Gwynn RF 5 1 1 0 .222
R. Hornsby 2B 3 2 2 0 .571
J. Foxx 1B 4 1 1 2 .500
C. Jones 3B 3 2 1 2 .250
B. Boone C 4 0 1 3 .250
H. Wilhelm P 0 0 0 0 ----
M. Wills SS 3 0 1 0 .143
V. Coleman LF 4 0 1 0 .286
M. Prior P 3 0 0 0 .000
   C - M. Kittridge C 1 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 7 10 7

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
M. Prior (W, 1-0) 7 4 4 4 4 5 1 118 5.14
H. Wilhelm (S, 1) 2 3 1 1 1 1 0 40 4.50
Totals 9 7 5 5 5 6 1


A-Pinch Hit For Lapalme In 4th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Heredia In 7th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Prior In 8th Inning
D-Pinch Ran For Woodling In 8th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Arroyo In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 46,328
T- 3:10
LEFT ON BASE- Rooters: 6 Cadillac: 7
DOUBLE PLAYS- Rooters: 1 Cadillac: 1
DOUBLES- W.McCovey-2(3rd), G.Selkirk(1st), G.Wright(1st), B.Boone(1st)
HOME RUNS- W.McCovey(1st), C.Jones(1st)
STOLEN BASES- M.Wills(1st), V.Coleman(1st)
WALKS- G.Brett-2, J.Morgan-2, J.Callison, T.Cobb-2, R.Hornsby, C.Jones, M.Wills
STRIKE OUTS- J.Morgan, D.Daulton, G.Selkirk, J.Callison, P.Lapalme, C.Blefary,
T.Cobb, T.Gwynn, J.Foxx, C.Jones, M.Wills, V.Coleman-2, M.Prior
GIDP- J.Morgan, T.Gwynn










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