Decatur Deadheads defeat Purgatory Lust 5-4


Decatur Deadheads 5, Purgatory Lust 4
Game 19

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Deadheads 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 5 ? 8 ? 2 ?
Lust 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 ? 9 ? 1 ?
W: Patten, C. (2-2)
L: Underwood, T. (0-1)
S: Benton, R. (5)
HR: none


The Decatur Deadheads nipped the Purgatory Lust 5 to 4 at The Astrodome '71 in a hard fought contest.

Decatur scored 3 runs in the 5th inning when they had 5 base hits. Mike Grady started the inning off right when he delivered a base-hit. Vinnie then called for a steal which was successful. Freddy Parent then tripled bringing in a run. Casey Patten followed and he doubled scoring one more run. Two outs later Cap Anson came up and he laced a one-base hit scoring the final run of the inning. Decatur totaled 8 hits on the afternoon.

The victory went to Patten(2-2) who went 6 innings, allowing 2 runs. Patten was helped out by Rube Benton who recorded his 5th save. Tom Underwood(0-1) took the loss.


at Astrodome '71


Decatur Deadheads

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
B. Miller RF 4 1 0 0 .242
L. Doyle 2B 3 0 0 0 .342
   B - J. Hayes 2B 1 0 0 0 .250
C. Anson 1B 4 0 1 1 .307
E. Flick CF 2 0 1 0 .308
B. Meusel LF 3 0 1 1 .424
R. Rolfe 3B 3 0 0 0 .246
M. Grady C 3 2 2 0 .324
F. Parent SS 4 1 2 2 .243
C. Patten P 3 1 1 1 .143
J. Beggs P 0 0 0 0 ----
B. Fleming P 0 0 0 0 ----
   D - D. Loftus PH 1 0 0 0 .364
R. Benton P 0 0 0 0 ----
Totals 31 5 8 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
C. Patten (W, 2-2) 6 4 2 2 3 0 0 83 8.84
J. Beggs (H, 5) 1.1 3 1 0 1 0 0 36 4.40
B. Fleming (H, 1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0.00
R. Benton (S, 5) 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 27 2.16
Totals 9 9 4 3 5 0 0

Purgatory Lust

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
H. Groh 3B 4 1 1 1 .345
J. Harris 1B 4 0 1 0 .260
   C - R. Leflore PR,1B 0 0 0 0 .455
   F - J. Alou PH 1 0 1 0 .250
R. Yount CF 3 0 2 2 .262
R. Stephenson LF 4 0 0 0 .343
M. Rettenmund RF 3 1 1 0 .358
P. Reese SS 4 0 1 1 .250
J. Temple 2B 4 0 0 0 .297
M. Ruel C 3 0 0 0 .170
T. Underwood P 2 1 1 0 .250
   A - C. Rossman PH 1 0 0 0 .000
D. Ward P 0 0 0 0 ----
M. Marshall P 0 0 0 0 .167
   E - F. Taveras PH 1 1 1 0 .000
Totals 34 4 9 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
T. Underwood (L, 0-1) 7 6 4 4 5 3 0 119 3.34
D. Ward 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 13 3.72
M. Marshall 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 15 3.12
Totals 9 8 5 5 5 5 0


A-Pinch Hit For Underwood In 7th Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (2B) For Doyle In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Ran For Harris In 8th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Fleming In 9th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Marshall In 9th Inning
F-Pinch Hit For Leflore In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 25,583
T- 2:36
LEFT ON BASE- Deadheads: 6 Lust: 9
DOUBLE PLAYS- Deadheads: 2 Lust: 2
ERRORS- C.Anson, R.Rolfe, M.Ruel
DOUBLES- M.Grady(7th), C.Patten, P.Reese(6th), T.Underwood
TRIPLES- F.Parent(3rd)
STOLEN BASES- E.Flick(7th), M.Grady(6th)
CAUGHT STEALING- R.Rolfe
SACRIFICE HITS- L.Doyle
SACRIFICE FLIES- R.Yount
WALKS- B.Miller, E.Flick-2, B.Meusel, M.Grady, H.Groh, R.Yount, R.Stephenson,
M.Rettenmund, M.Ruel
HIT BY PITCH- R.Rolfe
STRIKE OUTS- C.Anson, B.Meusel-2, C.Patten, D.Loftus
GIDP- R.Rolfe, F.Parent, R.Stephenson, M.Rettenmund










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