Fergie Jenkins leads Blues III past Turkeys, 5-2


Beale Street Blues III 5, Jive Turkeys 2
Game 106

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Turkeys 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 ? 5 ? 0 ?
Blues III 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 - 5 ? 11 ? 0 ?
W: Jenkins, F. (12-8)
L: McLain, D. (9-14)
S: Wetteland, J. (9)
HR: none


Fergie Jenkins came through with a solid 8 innings as the Beale Street Blues III defeated the Jive Turkeys by a score of 5 to 2 at Comiskey Park '55.

Beale Street claimed the early lead in the first inning when they tallied 2 runs on 2 hits. The critical plate appearance was by Tommy Davis, who made the home-town crowd a happy bunch when he doubled plating two runs. Beale Street out-hit Jive for the game, 11 hits to 5.

The victory went to Jenkins(12-8) who went 8 innings, allowing 2 runs. John Wetteland earned his 9th save. Denny McLain(9-14) was hit with the loss.


at Comiskey Park '55


Jive Turkeys

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
J. Cronin SS 4 0 1 0 .223
B. Goodman 2B 4 1 2 0 .288
K. Cuyler CF 4 1 1 0 .289
A. Rosen 3B 4 0 0 1 .243
M. Cochrane C 3 0 1 0 .253
R. White LF 3 0 0 1 .238
D. Green RF 3 0 0 0 .242
D. Brain 1B 3 0 0 0 .245
D. McLain P 1 0 0 0 .136
   A - H. Evers PH 1 0 0 0 .278
D. Hall P 0 0 0 0 .000
   B - N. Jones PH 1 0 0 0 .167
C. Raymond P 0 0 0 0 ----
W. Hernandez P 0 0 0 0 ----
T. Fox P 0 0 0 0 .400
Totals 31 2 5 2

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
D. McLain (L, 9-14) 5 7 4 4 4 3 0 107 3.25
D. Hall 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 32 4.68
C. Raymond 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6.60
W. Hernandez 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3 2.79
T. Fox 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 15 2.47
Totals 8 11 5 5 4 4 0

Beale Street Blues III

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
R. Ashburn CF 5 1 3 1 .265
B. Grabarkewitz 3B 4 1 2 0 .277
R. Clemente RF 3 1 1 1 .295
W. Parker 1B 5 0 0 0 .309
T. Davis LF 3 1 1 2 .350
B. Boone C 4 0 3 0 .264
G. Templeton SS 3 0 0 0 .230
T. Taylor 2B 3 0 1 1 .211
F. Jenkins P 1 1 0 0 .147
   C - L. Polonia PH 1 0 0 0 .200
J. Wetteland P 0 0 0 0 .250
Totals 32 5 11 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
F. Jenkins (W, 12-8) 8 4 2 2 0 3 0 99 3.24
J. Wetteland (S, 9) 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 11 4.38
Totals 9 5 2 2 0 4 0


A-Pinch Hit For McLain In 6th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Hall In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Jenkins In 8th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 46,810
T- 3:05
LEFT ON BASE- Turkeys: 2 Blues III:11
DOUBLE PLAYS- Turkeys: 0 Blues III: 1
DOUBLES- J.Cronin(8th), B.Goodman(22nd), T.Davis(26th), B.Boone(14th)
TRIPLES- R.Ashburn(3rd)
CAUGHT STEALING- T.Taylor
SACRIFICE HITS- F.Jenkins
SACRIFICE FLIES- R.Clemente
WALKS- B.Grabarkewitz, R.Clemente, G.Templeton, F.Jenkins
HIT BY PITCH- T.Davis, T.Taylor
STRIKE OUTS- J.Cronin, K.Cuyler-2, D.Brain, R.Ashburn, B.Grabarkewitz, W.Parker,
B.Boone
GIDP- A.Rosen










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