Ernie Banks blasts 2 HRs in 6-5 loss to Tambien


Y Tu Mama Tambien 6, Brooklyn Bookbinders 5
Game 121

FINAL (11) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Bookbinders 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 5 ? 10 ? 0 ?
Tambien 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 6 ? 11 ? 0 ?
W: Wagner, B. (6-3)
L: Richert, P. (2-4)
HR: E.Banks-2(44th), J.Gordon(17th), G.Foster(51st), D.Johnson(24th)


30,718 fans were treated to a fine game at Fenway Park '71 as only one run separated the combatants at game's end. The Y Tu Mama Tambien won by the slimmest of margins, 6 to 5.

The game was deadlocked at 5 after nine full innings. Y Tu Mama won the game in the 11th inning. Heinie Sand lined a base-hit. Wally Gerber stepped into the batter's box and he laid down a sacrifice bunt. Hugh Critz then laid down a sacrifice bunt. Dom Dimaggio stepped in and he delivered a single giving Y Tu Mama the win much to the delight of the home town crowd. Y Tu Mama totaled 11 hits on the afternoon.

Billy Wagner(6-3) got credit for the victory, pitching 1 and 2/3 innings and allowing no runs. Pete Richert(2-4) was given the loss in relief.

The Y Tu Mama ballclub's record now stands at a division leading 70-51. Brooklyn has a record of 68-53 after the loss.


at Fenway Park '71


Brooklyn Bookbinders

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
M. Rettenmund LF 5 1 1 0 .308
D. Mattingly 1B 6 1 3 1 .305
E. Banks SS 5 2 2 3 .269
O. Charleston CF 5 0 1 0 .259
S. Sosa RF 4 0 1 0 .262
J. Gordon 2B 4 1 2 1 .235
M. Williams 3B 3 0 0 0 .262
   C - R. Scott PR 0 0 0 0 .273
   F - J. Davis C 1 0 0 0 .214
J. Torre C 4 0 0 0 .269
   E - S. Alomar PR 0 0 0 0 .222
   G - J. Gantner 3B 1 0 0 0 .000
R. Waddell P 3 0 0 0 .069
   D - L. Johnson PH 1 0 0 0 .241
W. McDonald P 0 0 0 0 .130
   H - L. Piniella PH 1 0 0 0 .436
P. Richert P 0 0 0 0 ----
G. Brabender P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 43 5 10 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
R. Waddell 8 8 5 5 5 4 2 142 3.79
W. McDonald 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 26 4.50
P. Richert (L, 2-4) 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 5.82
G. Brabender 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 18 4.07
Totals 10 1/3 11 6 6 5 5 2

Y Tu Mama Tambien

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
D. Dimaggio CF 6 1 2 1 .293
F. Thomas 1B 2 1 1 1 .296
E. Mathews 3B 4 1 0 0 .276
G. Foster LF 4 1 2 3 .322
E. Webb RF 5 0 2 0 .256
I. Rodriguez C 5 0 0 0 .292
D. Johnson 2B 3 1 2 1 .213
E. Gagne P 0 0 0 0 .375
B. Wagner P 0 0 0 0 .000
   I - H. Sand PH 1 0 1 0 .235
   J - F. Taveras PR 0 1 0 0 .385
W. Gerber SS 4 0 0 0 .214
B. Adams P 2 0 1 0 .143
   A - J. Cardenal PH 1 0 0 0 .232
J. Franco P 0 0 0 0 .000
   B - H. Critz 2B 1 0 0 0 .140
Totals 38 6 11 6

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
B. Adams 7 5 3 3 1 6 2 100 2.90
J. Franco 1 2 1 1 0 2 0 19 3.39
E. Gagne (BS, 10) 1.1 3 1 1 2 2 1 23 5.25
B. Wagner (W, 6-3) 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 29 2.81
Totals 11 10 5 5 4 12 3


A-Pinch Hit For Adams In 7th Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (2B) For Franco In 9th Inning
C-Pinch Ran For Williams In 9th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Waddell In 9th Inning
E-Pinch Ran For Torre In 9th Inning
F-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Scott In 9th Inning
G-Subbed Defensively (3B) For Alomar In 9th Inning
H-Pinch Hit For McDonald In 11th Inning
I-Pinch Hit For Wagner In 11th Inning
J-Pinch Ran For Sand In 11th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 30,718
T- 3:06
LEFT ON BASE- Bookbinders: 9 Tambien: 8
DOUBLE PLAYS- Bookbinders: 2 Tambien: 0
DOUBLES- O.Charleston(27th)
TRIPLES- M.Rettenmund(6th), D.Dimaggio(8th)
HOME RUNS- E.Banks-2(44th), J.Gordon(17th), G.Foster(51st), D.Johnson(24th)
SACRIFICE HITS- W.Gerber, H.Critz
SACRIFICE FLIES- F.Thomas
WALKS- M.Rettenmund, S.Sosa, J.Gordon, M.Williams, F.Thomas-2, E.Mathews,
G.Foster, D.Johnson
STRIKE OUTS- M.Rettenmund, E.Banks-2, S.Sosa, J.Gordon, M.Williams-2, J.Davis,
J.Torre, J.Gantner, R.Waddell, L.Johnson, D.Dimaggio, E.Mathews,
G.Foster-2, W.Gerber
GIDP- D.Dimaggio, I.Rodriguez
PASSED BALLS- J.Torre










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