Sioux Falls Tries To Get Up beat Humble Hopefuls 6-4


Sioux Falls Tries To Get Up 6, Humble Hopefuls 4
Game 75

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hopefuls 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 4 ? 8 ? 1 ?
Tries To Get Up 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 - 6 ? 11 ? 0 ?
W: Norman, F. (5-5)
L: McMahon, D. (5-7)
S: Smith, L. (9)
HR: none


Third baseman Cecil Travis had 3 base hits and 3 RBI at Forbes Field '65 as the Sioux Falls Tries To Get Up beat the struggling Humble Hopefuls by the count of 6 to 4.

Sioux Falls had 2 runs cross the plate in the bottom of the 7th inning when they had 3 base hits. Willie McGee got things going when he laced a base-knock. McGee got a good lead and stole second. Joe Kelley then drew a walk. Sam Thompson followed and he stroked a base-hit to load the bases. Bill Doran got his chance to keep things going, but he went down on strikes. Travis joined his teammates in the uprising and lined a one-base hit knocking home two runners. For the game Sioux Falls out-hit Humble 11 to 8.

Fred Norman(5-5) went 8 innings allowing 4 runs for the win. Lee Smith gained credit for his 9th save. Don McMahon(5-7) was the loser in relief.

With this win, Sioux Falls has a 36-39 record. They have been 5-5 lately. ballparkfranks was pretty down after the loss. 'We've really been sputtering along lately, something like 1-9 in the last week or two. That won't get it done.'


at Forbes Field '65


Humble Hopefuls

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
N. Lajoie 2B 4 0 0 0 .374
A. Strunk CF 5 0 1 1 .299
G. Luzinski LF 5 0 2 0 .320
B. Martinez C 3 1 0 0 .212
B. Johnson 1B 3 1 0 0 .296
R. Mondesi RF 4 1 2 2 .253
V. Stephens SS 4 0 2 0 .217
L. Tannehill 3B 4 0 1 1 .333
C. Weilman P 2 1 0 0 .161
D. McMahon P 0 0 0 0 .300
   A - H. Ford PH 1 0 0 0 .417
D. Howell P 0 0 0 0 .238
Totals 35 4 8 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
C. Weilman 6 7 4 4 6 3 0 105 5.34
D. McMahon (L, 5-7) 1 3 2 2 2 1 0 26 2.73
D. Howell 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 10 3.71
Totals 8 11 6 6 8 5 0

Sioux Falls Tries To Get Up

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
K. Smith 1B 4 0 0 0 .289
W. McGee CF 5 1 2 0 .337
J. Kelley LF 2 2 1 0 .296
S. Thompson RF 3 1 2 0 .378
B. Doran 2B 4 1 1 0 .275
C. Travis 3B 4 0 3 3 .337
J. Bassler C 1 1 0 0 .263
M. Koenig SS 3 0 1 2 .210
F. Norman P 3 0 1 1 .136
   B - M. Easler PH 1 0 0 0 .321
L. Smith P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 6 11 6

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
F. Norman (W, 5-5) 8 7 4 4 6 4 0 134 5.17
L. Smith (S, 9) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 15 4.14
Totals 9 8 4 4 6 5 0


A-Pinch Hit For McMahon In 8th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Norman In 8th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 19,482
T- 2:54
LEFT ON BASE- Hopefuls:10 Tries To Get Up: 8
DOUBLE PLAYS- Hopefuls: 3 Tries To Get Up: 0
ERRORS- V.Stephens
DOUBLES- A.Strunk(15th), R.Mondesi(8th), L.Tannehill(2nd)
TRIPLES- J.Kelley(12th)
STOLEN BASES- W.McGee(44th)
CAUGHT STEALING- W.McGee
WALKS- N.Lajoie, B.Martinez-2, B.Johnson-2, C.Weilman, K.Smith, J.Kelley-2,
S.Thompson, J.Bassler-3, M.Koenig
STRIKE OUTS- N.Lajoie, A.Strunk, G.Luzinski, B.Martinez-2, K.Smith, W.McGee-2,
B.Doran, F.Norman
GIDP- W.McGee, J.Bassler
WILD PITCHES- F.Norman










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