Beale Street Blues II beat Pittsburgh Black Panthers 2-1


Beale Street Blues II 2, Pittsburgh Black Panthers 1
Game 65

FINAL (10) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 R H E
Black Panthers 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 ? 6 ? 2 ?
Blues II 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 ? 9 ? 2 ?
W: Wetteland, J. (2-2)
L: Reed, H. (2-1)
HR: none


One run was the difference at Busch Stadium '78 as the Beale Street Blues II defeated the Pittsburgh Black Panthers in 10 innings 2 to 1.

The score was knotted at 1 after nine innings. Beale Street came out the victor in the 10th inning. After an out was recorded, Bill Hinchman drew a walk. Richie Ashburn came next and he slapped a one-base hit. Ashburn took second on the throw. George Burns then was walked intentionally to load the bases. Red Smith stepped in and he delivered a base-hit making Beale Street the victors to the delight of the home town faithful. Beale Street finished with 9 hits while Pittsburgh ended up with 6.

John Wetteland(2-2) was the winner allowing no runs in 1 and 1/3 innings. The loss was charged to Howie Reed(2-1) in relief. The Beale Street ballclub's record now stands at 35-30. With the loss, the Pittsburgh ballclub's record is 28-37.


at Busch Stadium '78


Pittsburgh Black Panthers

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
G. Mancuso C 5 0 0 1 .247
F. Frisch 2B 4 0 0 0 .306
B. Williams LF 4 0 1 0 .296
B. Miller RF 4 0 1 0 .320
C. Seymour CF 4 0 0 0 .286
T. Perez 1B 4 0 1 0 .259
E. Dusak 3B 3 0 2 0 .225
M. Marion SS 3 1 1 0 .270
K. Appier P 2 0 0 0 .233
D. Giusti P 0 0 0 0 .333
D. Selma P 0 0 0 0 .500
   C - J. Herrnstein PH 1 0 0 0 .167
G. Lavelle P 0 0 0 0 ----
H. Reed P 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Roberts P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 34 1 6 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
K. Appier 7 6 0 0 0 3 0 92 4.22
D. Giusti (H, 8) 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 19 2.47
D. Selma (BS, 3) 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 16 3.06
G. Lavelle 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2.63
H. Reed (L, 2-1) 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 4 4.41
D. Roberts 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 4 4.20
Totals 9 1/3 9 2 1 3 6 0

Beale Street Blues II

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
R. Ashburn CF 5 0 3 0 .352
E. Flick RF 4 0 0 0 .324
M. Garman P 0 0 0 0 ----
A. Hassler P 0 0 0 0 ----
J. Wetteland P 0 0 0 0 .000
   D - G. Burns PH 0 0 0 0 .267
R. Smith 3B 5 1 3 1 .286
W. Aikens 1B 4 0 1 0 .321
T. Davis LF 4 0 1 0 .336
P. Masi C 4 0 0 0 .264
D. Egan SS 4 0 1 0 .277
D. Johnson 2B 2 0 0 0 .231
   B - J. Orta PR,2B 1 0 0 0 .200
S. Gromek P 2 0 0 0 .250
   A - B. Hinchman PH,RF 1 1 0 0 .250
Totals 36 2 9 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
S. Gromek 8 5 1 0 2 5 0 106 3.59
M. Garman 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2.45
A. Hassler 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6.00
J. Wetteland (W, 2-2) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 16 2.75
Totals 10 6 1 0 2 5 0


A-Pinch Hit For Gromek In 8th Inning
B-Pinch Ran For Johnson In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Selma In 10th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Wetteland In 10th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 33,724
T- 2:32
LEFT ON BASE- Black Panthers: 6 Blues II: 8
DOUBLE PLAYS- Black Panthers: 1 Blues II: 0
ERRORS- G.Mancuso, M.Marion, W.Aikens, P.Masi
DOUBLES- T.Perez(12th), R.Ashburn(10th), R.Smith(20th)
STOLEN BASES- E.Dusak-3(3rd), R.Ashburn(8th), D.Egan(11th)
CAUGHT STEALING- R.Ashburn
SACRIFICE HITS- K.Appier
WALKS- E.Dusak, M.Marion, G.Burns, D.Johnson, B.Hinchman
STRIKE OUTS- B.Williams, T.Perez-2, E.Dusak, K.Appier, R.Ashburn-2, E.Flick,
W.Aikens-2, D.Egan
GIDP- P.Masi
PASSED BALLS- G.Mancuso-2










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