Decatur Deadheads beat Ball State Cardinals 5-3


Decatur Deadheads 5, Ball State Cardinals 3
Game 12

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Deadheads 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 5 ? 8 ? 0 ?
Cardinals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 ? 3 ? 0 ?
W: Rixey, E. (2-1)
L: Johnson, K. (0-2)
S: Fleming, B. (1)
HR: B.Cunningham(1st)


Eppa Rixey pitched 6 and two third strong innings at Polo Grounds '41 as the Decatur Deadheads beat the Ball State Cardinals 5 to 3.

Decatur went ahead for good in the top of the 2nd inning plating a single run. Bob Meusel drew a walk. One out later, Mike Grady was the next batter, but he struck out. Bill Cunningham then drew a walk. Freddy Parent followed and he doubled scoring the run. Rixey(2-1) got relief help from Bill Fleming who was excellent in relief and gained credit for his 1st save.

Ken Johnson(0-2) absorbed the loss. He allowed 8 hits and 7 walks in 8 innings.


at Polo Grounds '41


Decatur Deadheads

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
G. Walker CF,RF 4 0 0 0 .214
L. Doyle 2B 3 0 1 0 .286
   B - J. Hayes 2B 1 0 0 0 .333
C. Anson 1B 3 0 0 1 .255
   A - E. Smith C 0 0 0 0 .000
B. Meusel LF 3 0 0 0 .357
M. Grady C,1B 2 2 1 0 .279
B. Cunningham RF,CF 3 2 3 3 .429
F. Parent SS 4 0 1 1 .190
R. Rolfe 3B 4 0 0 0 .268
E. Rixey P 3 1 2 0 .375
J. Beggs P 0 0 0 0 ----
   F - D. Loftus PH 1 0 0 0 .429
B. Fleming P 0 0 0 0 ----
Totals 31 5 8 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
E. Rixey (W, 2-1) 6.2 2 0 0 1 5 0 95 1.86
J. Beggs (H, 3) 1.1 1 3 3 4 1 0 42 6.10
B. Fleming (S, 1) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0.00
Totals 9 3 3 3 5 6 0

Ball State Cardinals

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
T. Cobb CF 3 0 0 1 .295
J. Cardenal LF 3 0 1 0 .125
   E - D. Uggla PH 1 0 0 0 .206
D. Murray P 0 0 0 0 .000
H. Wagner SS 4 0 1 1 .205
S. Sosa RF 4 0 0 0 .220
M. Sinatro C 3 0 1 0 .167
S. Melillo 2B 4 0 0 0 .000
B. Wine 3B 3 1 0 0 .077
V. Power 1B 2 0 0 0 .000
   C - G. Brown PH,1B 0 1 0 0 .359
K. Johnson P 2 0 0 0 .000
   D - K. Daniels PH,LF 0 1 0 0 .200
Totals 29 3 3 2

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
K. Johnson (L, 0-2) 8 8 5 5 7 5 1 149 8.03
D. Murray 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 3.07
Totals 9 8 5 5 7 5 1


A-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Anson In 7th Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (2B) For Doyle In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Power In 8th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Johnson In 8th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Cardenal In 8th Inning
F-Pinch Hit For Beggs In 9th Inning

INJURIES:
Cap Anson INJURED (for 0 more games) in 7th inning

ATTENDANCE- 19,763
T- 2:38
LEFT ON BASE- Deadheads: 6 Cardinals: 4
DOUBLE PLAYS- Deadheads: 1 Cardinals: 1
DOUBLES- F.Parent(2nd)
HOME RUNS- B.Cunningham(1st)
STOLEN BASES- M.Grady-2(4th), H.Wagner(2nd)
CAUGHT STEALING- B.Meusel, E.Rixey
WALKS- G.Walker, L.Doyle, C.Anson, B.Meusel, M.Grady-2, B.Cunningham, T.Cobb,
M.Sinatro, B.Wine, G.Brown, K.Daniels
STRIKE OUTS- L.Doyle, M.Grady, R.Rolfe-2, E.Rixey, T.Cobb-2, H.Wagner, S.Sosa-2,
K.Johnson
GIDP- F.Parent, D.Uggla
WILD PITCHES- K.Johnson










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