Frank Howard hits 2 HRs in 6-4 victory over Cheetahs


Storm Riders 6, Streetwalking Cheetahs 4
Game 76

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Cheetahs 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4 ? 13 ? 1 ?
Riders 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 - 6 ? 8 ? 0 ?
W: Jackson, M. (6-2)
L: Klippstein, J. (2-10)
S: Smith, D. (12)
HR: B.Dahlen(7th), H.Duffy(4th), J.Bibby(1st), B.Ruth(35th), F.Howard-2(24th), R.Petrocelli(20th)


Frank Howard smacked 2 homeruns and had 3 RBI as the Storm Riders defeated the Streetwalking Cheetahs by a score of 6 to 4 at The Kingdome '78.

Howard made sure the Storm fans enjoyed themselves. He cleared the fences for a two-run home run in the 6th inning and blasted a solo shot (his 24th of the season) in the 8th inning. Despite losing, Streetwalking out-hit Storm 13 to 8.

Michael Jackson(6-2) was the winner allowing no runs in 3 innings. Dave Smith earned his 12th save. Johnny Klippstein(2-10) was charged with the loss in relief.


at Kingdome '78


Streetwalking Cheetahs

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
K. Smith LF 3 0 1 0 .188
   B - P. Bradley CF 1 0 0 0 .298
T. Cobb CF,RF 5 0 2 0 .354
B. Dahlen SS 4 1 2 1 .295
W. English 3B 4 0 2 0 .266
F. Fain 1B 3 0 0 0 .246
W. Randolph 2B 4 0 0 0 .186
H. Duffy RF,LF 4 1 1 1 .309
J. Kling C 4 1 4 0 .267
J. Bibby P 3 1 1 2 .214
   A - J. Remy PH 1 0 0 0 .230
J. Klippstein P 0 0 0 0 .188
T. Martinez P 0 0 0 0 ----
Totals 36 4 13 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
J. Bibby 7 4 3 3 2 7 2 96 4.35
J. Klippstein (L, 2-10) 0.2 4 3 3 1 0 2 29 4.80
T. Martinez 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3.63
Totals 8 8 6 6 3 7 4

Storm Riders

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
W. Wilson CF 4 0 0 0 .251
B. Doran 2B 2 2 0 0 .282
B. Ruth RF 4 1 1 2 .304
F. Howard LF 3 2 2 3 .283
E. Mathews 3B 4 0 1 0 .243
R. Petrocelli SS 4 1 1 1 .270
T. Kluszewski 1B 4 0 1 0 .292
T. Pena C 3 0 1 0 .172
A. Kellner P 2 0 0 0 .158
M. Jackson P 0 0 0 0 .000
   C - S. Sax PH 1 0 1 0 .310
D. Smith P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 31 6 8 6

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
A. Kellner 5 8 4 4 3 1 3 110 6.05
M. Jackson (W, 6-2) 3 4 0 0 0 3 0 44 4.70
D. Smith (S, 12) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 3.97
Totals 9 13 4 4 3 4 3


A-Pinch Hit For Bibby In 8th Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (CF) For Smith In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Jackson In 8th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 26,780
T- 3:03
LEFT ON BASE- Cheetahs: 8 Riders: 4
DOUBLE PLAYS- Cheetahs: 2 Riders: 2
ERRORS- B.Dahlen
DOUBLES- J.Kling-2(5th), E.Mathews(8th), T.Kluszewski(14th)
HOME RUNS- B.Dahlen(7th), H.Duffy(4th), J.Bibby(1st), B.Ruth(35th),
F.Howard-2(24th), R.Petrocelli(20th)
CAUGHT STEALING- T.Cobb, J.Kling
WALKS- K.Smith, B.Dahlen, F.Fain, B.Doran-2, F.Howard
STRIKE OUTS- T.Cobb-2, H.Duffy, J.Remy, B.Ruth, E.Mathews-3, R.Petrocelli,
A.Kellner-2
GIDP- B.Dahlen, F.Fain, W.Wilson-2










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