Babe Adams leads Magicians past Blues III, 2-1


Memphis Magicians 2, Beale Street Blues III 1
Game 87

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Magicians 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 ? 7 ? 0 ?
Blues III 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 ? 10 ? 1 ?
W: Adams, B. (4-3)
L: Reed, R. (9-2)
S: Gagne, E. (22)
HR: none


At Comiskey Park '55, the Beale Street fans witnessed a great pitcher's duel. Babe Adams(4-3) finally bested his Beale Street opposite, Ron Reed(9-2), by the score of 2 to 1.

The deciding run was scored by Memphis in the 9th. After an out was recorded, Kid Gleason slapped a base-hit. After another out, Ivey Wingo stepped in and he tripled scoring the run. Beale Street had 10 hits in the game while Memphis had 7, but Memphis had the more timely hits.

Adams got relief help from Eric Gagne who gained credit for his 22nd save. Reed was the losing pitcher. He surrendered 2 runs and 7 hits in 9 innings.


at Comiskey Park '55


Memphis Magicians

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
P. Dougherty RF 4 1 1 0 .289
   B - M. Lemke 2B 0 0 0 0 .182
G. Sisler 1B 4 0 1 0 .265
T. Speaker CF 4 0 1 1 .317
H. Heilmann LF,RF 3 0 2 0 .332
K. Gleason 2B 4 1 1 0 .263
   C - R. Lutzke 3B 0 0 0 0 .279
R. Cannady 3B 3 0 0 0 .274
   D - B. Seeds LF 0 0 0 0 .169
I. Wingo C 4 0 1 1 .228
C. Galloway SS 4 0 0 0 .243
   A - B. Dent SS 0 0 0 0 .091
B. Adams P 3 0 0 0 .100
E. Gagne P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 33 2 7 2

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
B. Adams (W, 4-3) 8.1 10 1 1 1 4 0 135 2.44
E. Gagne (S, 22) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0.66
Totals 9 10 1 1 1 5 0

Beale Street Blues III

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
R. Ashburn CF 5 0 1 0 .254
B. Grabarkewitz 2B 4 0 0 0 .282
J. Robinson 3B 4 1 2 0 .315
R. Clemente RF 4 0 3 1 .314
W. Parker 1B 3 0 2 0 .332
T. Davis LF 4 0 1 0 .350
B. Boone C 4 0 0 0 .249
G. Templeton SS 4 0 1 0 .216
R. Reed P 3 0 0 0 .086
   E - L. Polonia PH 1 0 0 0 .226
Totals 36 1 10 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
R. Reed (L, 9-2) 9 7 2 2 2 3 0 125 2.95
Totals 9 7 2 2 2 3 0


A-Subbed Defensively (SS) For Galloway In 9th Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (2B) For Dougherty In 9th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (3B) For Gleason In 9th Inning
D-Subbed Defensively (LF) For Cannady In 9th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Reed In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 33,181
T- 3:14
LEFT ON BASE- Magicians: 6 Blues III: 9
DOUBLE PLAYS- Magicians: 0 Blues III: 1
ERRORS- B.Boone
DOUBLES- R.Ashburn(14th), T.Davis(24th), G.Templeton(13th)
TRIPLES- I.Wingo(2nd)
STOLEN BASES- P.Dougherty(13th), J.Robinson(18th)
WALKS- H.Heilmann, R.Cannady, W.Parker
STRIKE OUTS- P.Dougherty, I.Wingo, C.Galloway, T.Davis-2, G.Templeton, R.Reed,
L.Polonia
GIDP- K.Gleason










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