Babe Ruth homers twice in 4-2 victory over Nyc


Storm Riders 4, Nyc Nyc 2
Game 57

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Nyc 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 ? 10 ? 1 ?
Riders 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 - 4 ? 8 ? 0 ?
W: Blackwell, E. (8-2)
L: Alexander, P. (5-6)
S: Smith, D. (10)
HR: B.Ruth-2(27th), R.Petrocelli(13th)


Right fielder Babe Ruth launched 2 homeruns and had 3 RBI at The Kingdome '78 where the Storm Riders beat the Nyc Nyc 4 to 2.

Ruth had a big day at the plate. He singled in the 1st inning, lifted one out of the park for a two run home run in the 3rd inning and ripped a solo home run (his 27th of the season) in the 6th inning. Storm totaled 8 hits on the afternoon.

The victory went to Ewell Blackwell(8-2) who went 7 and 1/3 innings, allowing 2 runs. Blackwell was helped out by Dave Smith who recorded his 10th save. Pete Alexander(5-6) was the losing pitcher. He served up 3 homeruns in his 8 innings.


at Kingdome '78


Nyc Nyc

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
F. Thomas 1B 4 0 1 0 .271
M. Bishop 2B 3 1 1 0 .209
   E - R. Kress PH 1 0 0 0 .389
G. Myatt C 5 0 0 0 .213
D. Cooley CF 4 1 3 0 .255
J. O'Rourke LF 2 0 2 1 .281
J. Smith RF 3 0 0 0 .247
   A - J. Alou PH 1 0 1 0 .270
   B - F. Taveras PR 0 0 0 0 .000
   C - G. Clines RF 0 0 0 0 .209
M. Wills SS 4 0 1 1 .240
L. Gardner 3B 3 0 0 0 .189
P. Alexander P 3 0 1 0 .143
   D - W. Backman PH 1 0 0 0 .143
Totals 34 2 10 2

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
P. Alexander (L, 5-6) 8 8 4 4 1 7 3 132 2.41
Totals 8 8 4 4 1 7 3

Storm Riders

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
W. Wilson CF 4 0 1 0 .264
B. Doran 2B 4 1 1 0 .298
B. Ruth RF 4 2 3 3 .300
F. Howard LF 4 0 0 0 .273
E. Mathews 3B 4 0 0 0 .249
R. Petrocelli SS 3 1 1 1 .262
T. Kluszewski 1B 3 0 1 0 .292
D. Brown C 3 0 0 0 .189
E. Blackwell P 2 0 1 0 .167
B. Shirley P 0 0 0 0 .333
M. Jackson P 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Smith P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 4 8 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
E. Blackwell (W, 8-2) 7.1 9 2 2 3 3 0 122 4.79
B. Shirley 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 5.34
M. Jackson (H, 9) 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 11 3.40
D. Smith (S, 10) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 20 4.81
Totals 9 10 2 2 4 5 0


A-Pinch Hit For Smith In 8th Inning
B-Pinch Ran For Alou In 8th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (RF) For Taveras In 8th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Alexander In 9th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Bishop In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 47,299
T- 2:43
LEFT ON BASE- Nyc:10 Riders: 4
DOUBLE PLAYS- Nyc: 1 Riders: 1
ERRORS- G.Myatt
DOUBLES- M.Bishop(8th), D.Cooley(8th)
HOME RUNS- B.Ruth-2(27th), R.Petrocelli(13th)
STOLEN BASES- M.Wills(14th), B.Doran(12th)
SACRIFICE FLIES- J.O'Rourke
WALKS- F.Thomas, M.Bishop, J.O'Rourke, L.Gardner, E.Blackwell
STRIKE OUTS- F.Thomas, M.Wills-2, L.Gardner-2, B.Doran-2, B.Ruth, F.Howard-2,
E.Mathews, T.Kluszewski
GIDP- J.Smith, D.Brown










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