Decatur Deadheads beat Eye Of The Storm 4-3


Decatur Deadheads 4, Eye Of The Storm 3
Game 66

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Storm 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 ? 11 ? 0 ?
Deadheads 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 ? 12 ? 1 ?
W: Benton, R. (2-2)
L: Dibble, R. (4-4)
HR: none


In a dramatic ending at Forbes Field '09 the Decatur Deadheads won in their last at-bat beating the Eye Of The Storm by the count of 4 to 3.

The deciding run was scored by Decatur in the bottom of the 9th. Freddy Parent tripled. Dick Loftus stepped up to the plate and he delivered a one-base hit giving Decatur the win much to the delight of the home town crowd. Decatur had a total of 12 hits for the game.

Rube Benton(2-2) picked up the victory, allowing 2 runs in 3 innings. Rob Dibble(4-4) ended up with the loss in relief. He was unable to retire a batter allowing 2 hits and no walks.


at Forbes Field '09


Eye Of The Storm

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
W. Wilson CF 4 0 1 0 .295
S. Sax 2B 4 2 3 0 .320
L. Walker RF 4 0 2 1 .320
F. Howard LF 4 0 1 1 .327
J. Gentile 1B 4 0 1 0 .223
D. Money 3B 4 0 0 0 .199
M. Sanguillen C 4 1 1 0 .256
C. O'Leary SS 4 0 1 1 .158
D. Wickersham P 2 0 1 0 .167
M. Jackson P 0 0 0 0 .000
   B - G. Beckert PH 1 0 0 0 .313
B. Shirley P 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Myers P 0 0 0 0 .000
   D - M. Alou PH 1 0 0 0 .279
R. Dibble P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 36 3 11 3

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
D. Wickersham 5 8 3 3 1 1 0 83 6.25
M. Jackson 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 10 4.98
B. Shirley 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 5.79
R. Myers 1.2 2 0 0 0 2 0 15 3.51
R. Dibble (L, 4-4) 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 4 2.67
Totals 8 12 4 4 1 5 0

Decatur Deadheads

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
B. Miller RF 4 1 3 0 .282
L. Doyle 2B 3 1 1 1 .269
   C - J. Hayes 2B 0 0 0 0 .063
C. Anson 1B 4 0 2 0 .292
E. Flick CF 4 1 1 1 .323
B. Meusel LF 4 0 2 1 .381
R. Rolfe 3B 4 0 0 0 .293
F. Parent SS 4 1 1 0 .285
M. Grady C 3 0 1 0 .246
R. Benton P 0 0 0 0 .500
   E - D. Loftus PH 1 0 1 1 .233
C. Hendrix P 2 0 0 0 .114
   A - E. Smith C 1 0 0 0 .156
Totals 34 4 12 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
C. Hendrix 6 4 1 0 0 3 0 83 3.02
R. Benton (W, 2-2) BS(2) 3 7 2 2 0 0 0 50 4.23
Totals 9 11 3 2 0 3 0


A-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Hendrix In 7th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Jackson In 7th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (2B) For Doyle In 8th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Myers In 9th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Benton In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 26,146
T- 2:43
LEFT ON BASE- Storm: 6 Deadheads: 6
DOUBLE PLAYS- Storm: 0 Deadheads: 0
ERRORS- M.Grady
DOUBLES- C.O'Leary(2nd), B.Miller(13th), C.Anson(14th), B.Meusel(11th)
TRIPLES- F.Parent(8th)
STOLEN BASES- S.Sax(16th), E.Flick(22nd)
CAUGHT STEALING- B.Miller, M.Grady
WALKS- L.Doyle
STRIKE OUTS- W.Wilson, F.Howard-2, E.Flick, R.Rolfe, F.Parent, C.Hendrix,
E.Smith










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