Decatur Deadheads defeat Purgatory Lust 5-2


Decatur Deadheads 5, Purgatory Lust 2
Game 21

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Deadheads 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 5 ? 8 ? 0 ?
Lust 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 ? 8 ? 0 ?
W: Hendrix, C. (3-0)
L: Nuxhall, J. (1-3)
S: Beggs, J. (1)
HR: B.Miller(1st)


Bing Miller blasted a homerun and had 2 RBI as the Decatur Deadheads defeated the Purgatory Lust by a score of 5 to 2 at The Astrodome '71.

Purgatory never recovered after Decatur took the lead in the 5th inning scoring one runner. After two outs Claude Hendrix drew a walk. Miller stepped up to the plate and he doubled scoring the run. Decatur and Purgatory each finished the afternoon with 8 hits.

Hendrix(3-0) was the winner allowing 2 runs in 7 and 2/3 innings. Joe Beggs gained credit for his 1st save. Joe Nuxhall(1-3) was hit with the loss. He surrendered 5 runs and 6 hits in 7 innings.


at Astrodome '71


Decatur Deadheads

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
B. Miller RF 5 1 2 2 .236
L. Doyle 2B 3 0 0 0 .325
   B - J. Hayes 2B 1 0 0 0 .167
C. Anson 1B 3 1 1 0 .293
E. Flick CF 3 1 2 1 .333
B. Meusel LF 4 0 1 0 .405
R. Rolfe 3B 4 1 1 1 .260
M. Grady C 3 0 0 1 .324
J. Beggs P 0 0 0 0 ----
F. Parent SS 4 0 0 0 .231
C. Hendrix P 2 1 0 0 .000
   C - E. Smith C 1 0 1 0 .250
Totals 33 5 8 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
C. Hendrix (W, 3-0) 7.2 7 2 2 4 3 0 131 2.37
J. Beggs (S, 1) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 4.02
Totals 9 8 2 2 4 3 0

Purgatory Lust

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
H. Groh 3B 5 0 0 0 .326
J. Harris 1B 4 0 0 0 .259
R. Yount CF 3 1 1 0 .250
R. Stephenson LF 4 1 1 0 .347
M. Rettenmund RF 2 0 0 1 .338
P. Reese SS 3 0 1 1 .238
M. Ruel C 4 0 2 0 .196
D. Egan 2B 3 0 1 0 .250
J. Nuxhall P 2 0 1 0 .273
   A - R. Leflore PH 1 0 0 0 .462
G. Heredia P 0 0 0 0 .000
   D - T. Sizemore PH 1 0 1 0 .500
Totals 32 2 8 2

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
J. Nuxhall (L, 1-3) 7 6 5 5 4 6 1 111 6.50
G. Heredia 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 22 4.50
Totals 9 8 5 5 4 7 1


A-Pinch Hit For Nuxhall In 7th Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (2B) For Doyle In 8th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Hendrix In 8th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Heredia In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 48,798
T- 2:38
LEFT ON BASE- Deadheads: 6 Lust: 8
DOUBLE PLAYS- Deadheads: 2 Lust: 1
DOUBLES- B.Miller(4th), E.Flick-2(7th), R.Stephenson(6th), P.Reese(7th)
TRIPLES- C.Anson(2nd), R.Rolfe(3rd)
HOME RUNS- B.Miller(1st)
STOLEN BASES- M.Rettenmund(3rd)
SACRIFICE FLIES- M.Grady, M.Rettenmund
WALKS- L.Doyle, C.Anson, E.Flick, C.Hendrix, R.Yount, M.Rettenmund, P.Reese,
D.Egan
STRIKE OUTS- B.Meusel, R.Rolfe, M.Grady-2, F.Parent-2, C.Hendrix, H.Groh,
J.Harris, R.Stephenson
GIDP- B.Miller, H.Groh, M.Ruel










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