Decatur Deadheads defeat Ball State Cardinals 7-4


Decatur Deadheads 7, Ball State Cardinals 4
Game 150

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cardinals 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 ? 12 ? 0 ?
Deadheads 1 0 0 0 5 0 1 0 - 7 ? 9 ? 0 ?
W: Rixey, E. (9-15)
L: Hallahan, W. (8-7)
S: Benton, R. (18)
HR: H.Wagner(9th), B.Meusel(9th)


Left fielder Bob Meusel jacked one out of the ballyard and had 2 RBI at Forbes Field '09 where the Decatur Deadheads beat the reeling Ball State Cardinals 7 to 4.

Eppa Rixey(9-15) pitched well enough to earn the win. He surrendered 8 hits and no walks in 6 innings. Decatur won despite being out-hit by Ball State 12 hits to 9.

Rube Benton gained credit for his 18th save. Bill Hallahan(8-7) took the loss. He gave up 6 runs in 4 and 2/3 innings of work.


at Forbes Field '09


Ball State Cardinals

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
J. Cardenal LF 4 1 3 0 .333
H. Wagner SS 5 1 2 1 .372
S. Sosa RF 4 0 1 1 .286
M. Sinatro C 5 0 2 0 .154
C. Ripken Jr. 3B 4 1 1 0 .325
S. Melillo 2B 3 1 1 0 .210
M. Rivers CF 4 0 2 1 .237
V. Power 1B 3 0 0 1 .211
B. Hallahan P 2 0 0 0 .286
D. Murray P 1 0 0 0 .094
   B - J. Johnston PH 1 0 0 0 .185
Totals 36 4 12 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
B. Hallahan (L, 8-7) 4.2 6 6 6 3 3 0 86 6.51
D. Murray 3.1 3 1 1 1 1 1 56 3.65
Totals 8 9 7 7 4 4 1

Decatur Deadheads

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
L. Doyle 2B 3 1 0 0 .282
   A - J. Hayes 2B 0 0 0 0 .176
B. Miller RF 3 1 0 0 .275
C. Anson 1B 4 2 2 2 .289
B. Meusel LF 3 2 3 2 .362
E. Flick CF 4 0 1 3 .296
M. Grady C 3 0 1 0 .258
R. Rolfe 3B 4 1 1 0 .301
F. Parent SS 4 0 1 0 .287
E. Rixey P 2 0 0 0 .179
R. Benton P 1 0 0 0 .200
Totals 31 7 9 7

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
E. Rixey (W, 9-15) 6 8 3 3 0 4 1 97 4.90
R. Benton (S, 18) 3 4 1 1 2 1 0 52 3.35
Totals 9 12 4 4 2 5 1


A-Subbed Defensively (2B) For Doyle In 8th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Murray In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 34,818
T- 3:02
LEFT ON BASE- Cardinals: 9 Deadheads: 5
DOUBLE PLAYS- Cardinals: 0 Deadheads: 1
DOUBLES- J.Cardenal(6th), S.Sosa(16th), M.Sinatro(9th), C.Ripken Jr.(42nd),
M.Rivers(4th), C.Anson(26th), E.Flick(35th)
TRIPLES- C.Anson(12th)
HOME RUNS- H.Wagner(9th), B.Meusel(9th)
STOLEN BASES- F.Parent(22nd)
CAUGHT STEALING- B.Meusel
SACRIFICE HITS- E.Rixey
SACRIFICE FLIES- S.Sosa, V.Power
WALKS- J.Cardenal, S.Melillo, L.Doyle, B.Miller, B.Meusel, M.Grady
STRIKE OUTS- S.Sosa, M.Sinatro-2, M.Rivers-2, L.Doyle, E.Flick, E.Rixey,
R.Benton
GIDP- C.Ripken Jr.










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