Ted Kluszewski blasts 2 HRs in 9-8 victory over Almighty


Storm Riders 9, Alberton Almighty 8
Game 29

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Almighty 1 1 1 0 0 3 1 1 0 8 ? 14 ? 1 ?
Riders 2 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 - 9 ? 11 ? 2 ?
W: Blackwell, E. (4-1)
L: Cheney, T. (0-4)
S: Smith, D. (5)
HR: J.Kelley(1st), B.Ruth(12th), T.Kluszewski-2(7th)


Ted Kluszewski smashed 2 homeruns and had 4 RBI as the Storm Riders topped the Alberton Almighty by a score of 9 to 8 at The Kingdome '78.

Kluszewski enjoyed a big day at the plate. He clubbed a three-run home run in the 3rd inning and smashed a bases-empty 'big-fly' (his 7th of the season) in the 5th inning. Alberton threatened in the 9th but their rally came up short.

Ewell Blackwell(4-1) got credit for the victory, pitching 7 innings and allowing 7 runs. Dave Smith earned his 5th save. Tom Cheney(0-4) was hit with the loss. He served up 3 homeruns in his 5 innings.


at Kingdome '78


Alberton Almighty

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
K. Kelly RF 4 1 1 0 .336
J. Kelley LF 6 2 5 2 .304
N. Lajoie 2B 5 1 2 0 .419
G. Brett 3B 5 1 0 0 .298
F. Chance 1B 3 1 2 2 .266
E. Flick CF 5 0 0 0 .344
R. Bresnahan C 5 1 2 0 .265
L. Aparicio SS 2 1 1 0 .218
T. Cheney P 2 0 1 1 .200
   B - S. Javier PH 1 0 0 0 .296
A. Hassler P 0 0 0 0 .000
   C - A. Griggs PH 1 0 0 1 .189
L. Smith P 0 0 0 0 .200
   F - R. Milligan PH 1 0 0 0 .167
Totals 40 8 14 6

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
T. Cheney (L, 0-4) 5 10 9 8 4 4 3 111 15.95
A. Hassler 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 4.20
L. Smith 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 32 4.15
Totals 8 11 9 8 5 6 3

Storm Riders

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
W. Wilson CF 5 1 3 0 .294
B. Doran 2B 5 1 1 1 .275
B. Ruth RF 3 2 2 2 .304
F. Howard LF 4 0 1 2 .235
   E - J. Jackson LF 1 0 0 0 .182
E. Mathews 3B 3 1 1 0 .276
   A - L. Tannehill 3B 1 0 0 0 .333
R. Petrocelli SS 3 1 0 0 .248
T. Kluszewski 1B 4 2 2 4 .270
D. Brown C 3 1 1 0 .159
E. Blackwell P 2 0 0 0 .050
   D - J. Wasdell PH 1 0 0 0 .250
D. Smith P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 35 9 11 9

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
E. Blackwell (W, 4-1) 7 11 7 3 6 4 0 149 3.64
D. Smith (S, 5) 2 3 1 1 1 1 1 49 5.34
Totals 9 14 8 4 7 5 1


A-Subbed Defensively (3B) For Mathews In 5th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Cheney In 6th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Hassler In 7th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Blackwell In 7th Inning
E-Subbed Defensively (LF) For Howard In 8th Inning
F-Pinch Hit For Smith In 9th Inning

INJURIES:
Eddie Mathews INJURED (for 2 more games) in 4th inning

ATTENDANCE- 49,574
T- 3:29
LEFT ON BASE- Almighty:12 Riders: 7
DOUBLE PLAYS- Almighty: 0 Riders: 1
ERRORS- T.Cheney, F.Howard, T.Kluszewski
DOUBLES- R.Bresnahan(3rd), W.Wilson(6th), F.Howard(4th), D.Brown(5th)
HOME RUNS- J.Kelley(1st), B.Ruth(12th), T.Kluszewski-2(7th)
STOLEN BASES- F.Chance-2(18th), R.Bresnahan(2nd), L.Aparicio(8th)
CAUGHT STEALING- R.Bresnahan, W.Wilson
WALKS- K.Kelly-2, F.Chance-2, L.Aparicio-3, B.Ruth-2, R.Petrocelli, D.Brown,
E.Blackwell
STRIKE OUTS- K.Kelly, N.Lajoie, G.Brett, F.Chance, T.Cheney, B.Doran, B.Ruth,
F.Howard, E.Mathews, D.Brown, J.Wasdell
GIDP- K.Kelly
BALKS- E.Blackwell
WILD PITCHES- T.Cheney










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