Pittsburgh BS 1 defeat Boston Barn Rats 7-6


Pittsburgh BS 1 7, Boston Barn Rats 6
Game 150

FINAL (11) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Barn Rats 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 6 ? 16 ? 4 ?
BS 1 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 ? 12 ? 3 ?
W: Smith, D. (5-2)
L: Morton, G. (2-4)
HR: none


Jim Sundberg had 3 base hits and 2 RBI at Forbes Field '57 as the Pittsburgh BS 1 beat the Boston Barn Rats in 11 innings by the count of 7 to 6.

The game was deadlocked at 6 after nine full innings. Pittsburgh finally pulled the game out in the 11th inning. Sundberg slapped a single. Shano Collins stepped up to the plate and he grounded into a double play. Harry Heilmann then lined a single. Tubby Scales followed and he drew a walk. Bill Dahlen stepped into the box and banged out a single, and an error was also committed, making Pittsburgh the winners and sending the 48,193 fans home happy. This was the kind of game that many fans love as the lead changed hands 5 times.

Dave Smith(5-2) went 1/3 of an inning allowing no runs for the victory. The loss was charged to Guy Morton(2-4) in relief. He allowed 2 hits and 1 walk without retiring a batter.


at Forbes Field '57


Boston Barn Rats

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
J. Wilson 1B 3 1 0 0 .276
R. Schalk C 5 0 2 0 .242
H. Wagner SS 6 2 3 1 .318
R. Hornsby 2B 5 2 2 2 .332
J. Jackson LF 4 1 1 0 .292
R. Dixon RF 6 0 3 0 .259
G. Van Haltren CF 5 0 1 0 .244
F. Baker 3B 5 0 4 1 .251
R. Waddell P 3 0 0 1 .156
   A - P. Donovan PH 1 0 0 0 .281
D. Taylor P 0 0 0 0 ----
B. Sherdel P 0 0 0 0 .250
   B - Y. Berra PH 1 0 0 0 .225
D. Martin P 0 0 0 0 .000
C. Mitchell P 0 0 0 0 .000
G. Morton P 0 0 0 0 ----
Totals 44 6 16 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
R. Waddell 8 9 6 4 2 8 0 127 3.62
D. Taylor 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 14 3.99
B. Sherdel 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 6.44
D. Martin 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 5.08
C. Mitchell 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2.33
G. Morton (L, 2-4) 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 13 7.71
Totals 10 2/3 12 7 4 4 9 0

Pittsburgh BS 1

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
H. Heilmann LF 6 2 2 0 .347
T. Scales 2B 3 1 1 0 .293
B. Dahlen SS 6 0 2 0 .335
E. Delahanty 3B 4 1 1 1 .336
P. Browning CF 3 0 1 1 .371
F. Fain 1B 5 2 0 0 .285
B. Rogan RF 5 1 2 1 .296
J. Sundberg C 5 0 3 2 .267
B. Ruth P 3 0 0 0 .268
L. Smith P 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Smith P 0 0 0 0 .000
   C - P. Runnels PH 0 0 0 0 .286
   D - S. Collins PH 1 0 0 0 .246
Totals 41 7 12 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
B. Ruth 8.1 14 6 4 6 3 0 163 3.34
L. Smith 2.1 2 0 0 2 2 0 39 4.66
D. Smith (W, 5-2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4.55
Totals 11 16 6 4 8 5 0


A-Pinch Hit For Waddell In 9th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Sherdel In 11th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Smith In 11th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Runnels In 11th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 48,193
T- 4:15
LEFT ON BASE- Barn Rats:15 BS 1: 8
DOUBLE PLAYS- Barn Rats: 2 BS 1: 3
ERRORS- R.Hornsby, R.Dixon, R.Waddell, G.Morton, B.Dahlen, E.Delahanty, B.Rogan
DOUBLES- H.Wagner(36th)
TRIPLES- B.Rogan(11th), J.Sundberg(1st)
STOLEN BASES- H.Wagner-2(34th), J.Jackson(21st)
CAUGHT STEALING- R.Schalk, P.Browning
SACRIFICE HITS- R.Waddell, B.Ruth
SACRIFICE FLIES- R.Hornsby, P.Browning
WALKS- J.Wilson-3, R.Schalk, J.Jackson-2, G.Van Haltren, F.Baker, T.Scales-3,
P.Browning
HIT BY PITCH- E.Delahanty
STRIKE OUTS- J.Wilson, H.Wagner, J.Jackson-2, R.Dixon, H.Heilmann, T.Scales,
B.Dahlen, P.Browning, F.Fain, J.Sundberg-2, B.Ruth-2
GIDP- J.Jackson, R.Waddell, B.Rogan, S.Collins
WILD PITCHES- B.Ruth










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