Decatur Deadheads defeat Orlando Sled Dogs 9-5


Decatur Deadheads 9, Orlando Sled Dogs 5
Game 7

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Deadheads 2 2 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 9 ? 12 ? 1 ?
Sled Dogs 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 ? 11 ? 4 ?
W: Rixey, E. (1-1)
L: Zahn, G. (0-1)
HR: W.Berger(1st)


At Dodger Stadium '78 the Decatur Deadheads easily handled the Orlando Sled Dogs by the score of 9 to 5.

In the top of the 5th inning Decatur scored 3 runs with the help of 3 hits. They would hold up as the winning runs. Decatur had a total of 12 hits for the game.

The victory was credited to Eppa Rixey(1-1) who went 6 and 2/3 innings, allowing 4 runs. Geoff Zahn(0-1) absorbed the loss. He allowed a few too many baserunners giving up 9 hits and 2 walks in 4 and 2/3 innings.


at Dodger Stadium '78


Decatur Deadheads

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
B. Miller RF 4 1 1 1 .222
L. Doyle 2B 5 3 3 1 .310
   D - J. Hayes 2B 0 0 0 0 ----
C. Anson 1B 4 1 2 0 .357
E. Flick CF 4 0 1 1 .333
B. Meusel LF 3 1 2 2 .407
M. Grady C 3 1 1 0 .240
J. Beggs P 0 0 0 0 ----
   H - D. Loftus PH 1 0 0 0 .000
R. Benton P 0 0 0 0 ----
R. Rolfe 3B 5 0 1 1 .296
F. Parent SS 3 1 0 0 .167
E. Rixey P 3 1 1 0 .200
   C - E. Smith C 1 0 0 0 .000
Totals 36 9 12 6

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
E. Rixey (W, 1-1) 6.2 8 4 1 2 6 0 119 2.84
J. Beggs (H, 1) 1.1 2 1 1 0 1 1 17 6.35
R. Benton 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 11 2.25
Totals 9 11 5 2 3 7 1

Orlando Sled Dogs

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
M. Wills SS 5 0 1 0 .333
A. Wiggins 2B 5 1 2 1 .333
B. Shawkey P 0 0 0 0 ----
A. Johnson RF 3 0 2 1 .563
   G - Z. Taylor C 1 0 0 0 .083
H. Greenberg 1B 3 0 0 0 .348
A. Pafko CF,RF 4 0 2 0 .320
K. Mitchell LF 5 1 1 0 .100
J. Hart 3B 3 0 0 0 .304
   A - J. Kennedy 3B 1 0 0 0 .000
J. Grote C 3 1 1 0 .533
   E - W. Backman PH,2B 1 0 0 0 .333
G. Zahn P 2 1 1 2 .250
H. Behrman P 0 0 0 0 .000
   B - B. Cerv PH 1 0 0 0 .000
M. Littell P 0 0 0 0 ----
   F - W. Berger PH,CF 1 1 1 1 .333
Totals 38 5 11 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
G. Zahn (L, 0-1) 4.2 9 7 4 2 2 0 109 7.71
H. Behrman 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 14 0.00
M. Littell 2 3 2 2 2 2 0 45 4.50
B. Shawkey 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 3.86
Totals 9 12 9 6 4 5 0


A-Subbed Defensively (3B) For Hart In 6th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Behrman In 6th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Rixey In 7th Inning
D-Subbed Defensively (2B) For Doyle In 8th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Grote In 8th Inning
F-Pinch Hit For Littell In 8th Inning
G-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Johnson In 9th Inning
H-Pinch Hit For Beggs In 9th Inning

INJURIES:
Jim Ray Hart INJURED (for 1 more game) in 5th inning

ATTENDANCE- 49,615
T- 3:07
LEFT ON BASE- Deadheads: 7 Sled Dogs:10
DOUBLE PLAYS- Deadheads: 1 Sled Dogs: 0
ERRORS- E.Rixey, M.Wills, H.Greenberg, A.Pafko, K.Mitchell
DOUBLES- L.Doyle-2(3rd), A.Johnson(1st), G.Zahn
TRIPLES- C.Anson(1st), B.Meusel(1st)
HOME RUNS- W.Berger(1st)
STOLEN BASES- M.Wills(6th), A.Wiggins(4th)
SACRIFICE HITS- C.Anson, B.Meusel
SACRIFICE FLIES- E.Flick
WALKS- B.Miller, B.Meusel, M.Grady, F.Parent, A.Johnson, H.Greenberg-2
HIT BY PITCH- A.Pafko
STRIKE OUTS- E.Flick, M.Grady, F.Parent, E.Rixey, E.Smith, M.Wills, A.Johnson,
H.Greenberg, K.Mitchell, J.Hart, J.Kennedy, G.Zahn
GIDP- K.Mitchell
WILD PITCHES- G.Zahn
PASSED BALLS- M.Grady










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