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Christy Mathewson and Messengers beat Cheetahs, 2-1


Kemper Messengers 2, Streetwalking Cheetahs 1
Game 3

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Messengers 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 ? 6 ? 0 ?
Cheetahs 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 ? 8 ? 0 ?
W: Mathewson, C. (1-0)
L: Donald, A. (0-1)
S: Eckersley, D. (1)
HR: none


At Griffith Stadium '54, the Streetwalking faithful were treated to an intriguing pitcher's duel. Christy Mathewson(1-0) finally bested his Streetwalking counterpart, Atley Donald(0-1), by the score of 2 to 1.

Kemper came up with 2 runs in the 4th inning when they had 3 base hits. It was enough to earn the victory. Neither team managed to score after the 4th inning.

Mathewson got help from Dennis Eckersley who earned his 1st save. The losing pitcher was Donald. He pitched 8 innings allowing 6 hits and 1 walk.


at Griffith Stadium '54


Kemper Messengers

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
C. Bell CF 4 0 0 0 .333
J. Sewell 3B 4 0 2 0 .154
   A - L. Salazar 3B 0 0 0 0 ----
R. Jackson RF 4 1 1 0 .400
K. Phelps 1B 4 1 1 0 .333
J. Damon LF 2 0 0 1 .000
P. Garner 2B 4 0 2 0 .583
R. Peckinpaugh SS 3 0 0 1 .417
P. Borders C 3 0 0 0 .000
C. Mathewson P 3 0 0 0 .000
D. Eckersley P 0 0 0 0 ----
Totals 31 2 6 2

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
C. Mathewson (W, 1-0) 7 5 1 1 3 4 0 110 1.29
D. Eckersley (S, 1) 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 34 2.25
Totals 9 8 1 1 3 5 0

Streetwalking Cheetahs

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
L. Mazzilli 1B 4 0 0 0 .000
E. Stanky 2B 1 0 0 0 .444
B. Dahlen SS 4 0 0 0 .357
T. Cobb CF 4 0 2 0 .417
J. Stenzel LF 4 1 2 0 .538
W. English 3B 4 0 1 1 .308
P. Bradley RF 4 0 1 0 .444
J. Bassler C 4 0 0 0 .000
A. Donald P 2 0 1 0 .500
   B - T. Rigney PH 1 0 1 0 .500
   C - H. Duffy PR 0 0 0 0 ----
E. Plunk P 0 0 0 0 ----
Totals 32 1 8 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
A. Donald (L, 0-1) 8 6 2 2 1 5 0 113 2.25
E. Plunk 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 11 0.00
Totals 9 6 2 2 1 7 0


A-Subbed Defensively (3B) For Sewell In 8th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Donald In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Ran For Rigney In 8th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 23,115
T- 2:50
LEFT ON BASE- Messengers: 4 Cheetahs: 7
DOUBLE PLAYS- Messengers: 0 Cheetahs: 0
DOUBLES- R.Jackson(2nd), J.Stenzel(3rd), A.Donald, T.Rigney(1st)
STOLEN BASES- J.Damon(1st), T.Cobb(1st)
CAUGHT STEALING- E.Stanky, W.English
SACRIFICE FLIES- J.Damon
WALKS- J.Damon, E.Stanky-3
STRIKE OUTS- C.Bell, R.Jackson, K.Phelps, P.Garner-2, P.Borders, C.Mathewson,
L.Mazzilli, T.Cobb, J.Stenzel, P.Bradley-2










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