Ted Kluszewski homers twice in 5-3 victory over Magicians


Storm Riders 5, Memphis Magicians 3
Game 9

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Magicians 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 ? 8 ? 2 ?
Riders 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 - 5 ? 8 ? 0 ?
W: Blackwell, E. (3-0)
L: Clemens, R. (2-1)
S: Smith, D. (3)
HR: T.Kluszewski-2(3rd)


First baseman Ted Kluszewski cracked 2 homeruns as the Storm Riders defeated the Memphis Magicians by a score of 5 to 3 at The Kingdome '78.

Kluszewski made sure the Storm fans enjoyed themselves. He emptied the bases with a Grand Slam homerun in the 4th inning and smashed a solo-shot out of the park (his 3rd of the season) in the 6th inning. Dave Smith pitched a perfect ninth to earn his 3rd save.

The win was credited to Ewell Blackwell(3-0) who went 7 and 1/3 innings allowing 3 runs. Roger Clemens(2-1) ended up with the loss. He pitched 8 innings giving up 8 hits and 5 walks.


at Kingdome '78


Memphis Magicians

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
P. Dougherty RF 5 1 1 0 .250
L. Frazier 1B 3 1 2 1 .250
H. Heilmann LF 3 0 1 1 .368
T. Speaker CF 4 0 0 0 .406
R. Cannady 3B 4 1 2 0 .222
C. Galloway SS 4 0 1 0 .294
I. Wingo C 1 0 0 0 .333
   A - R. Hayworth C 3 0 0 1 .143
K. Gleason 2B 4 0 1 0 .227
R. Clemens P 1 0 0 0 .143
   C - R. Lutzke PH 1 0 0 0 .182
Totals 33 3 8 3

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
R. Clemens (L, 2-1) 8 8 5 5 5 4 2 132 1.75
Totals 8 8 5 5 5 4 2

Storm Riders

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
W. Wilson CF 4 0 2 0 .333
B. Doran 2B 3 0 0 0 .306
B. Ruth RF 3 0 0 0 .258
F. Howard LF 3 1 1 0 .250
E. Mathews 3B 3 1 2 0 .379
D. Smith P 0 0 0 0 ----
R. Petrocelli SS 3 1 0 0 .242
T. Kluszewski 1B 4 2 2 5 .238
D. Brown C 4 0 0 0 .103
E. Blackwell P 3 0 1 0 .125
   B - L. Tannehill 3B 1 0 0 0 .333
Totals 31 5 8 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
E. Blackwell (W, 3-0) 7.1 8 3 3 3 5 0 123 2.91
D. Smith (S, 3) 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 3.48
Totals 9 8 3 3 3 5 0


A-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Wingo In 2nd Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (3B) For Blackwell In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Clemens In 9th Inning

INJURIES:
Ivey Wingo INJURED (for 5 more games) in 2nd inning

ATTENDANCE- 49,658
T- 2:48
LEFT ON BASE- Magicians: 7 Riders: 7
DOUBLE PLAYS- Magicians: 3 Riders: 1
ERRORS- C.Galloway, K.Gleason
DOUBLES- E.Blackwell
TRIPLES- H.Heilmann(2nd), R.Cannady(1st), E.Mathews(2nd)
HOME RUNS- T.Kluszewski-2(3rd)
STOLEN BASES- P.Dougherty(1st), L.Frazier(3rd)
SACRIFICE HITS- R.Clemens
WALKS- L.Frazier, H.Heilmann, R.Clemens, B.Doran, B.Ruth, F.Howard, E.Mathews,
R.Petrocelli
STRIKE OUTS- P.Dougherty, L.Frazier, T.Speaker, R.Cannady, C.Galloway, B.Ruth-2,
E.Mathews, E.Blackwell
GIDP- P.Dougherty, B.Doran
BALKS- E.Blackwell










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