Nyc Nyc defeat Memphis Magicians 2-1


Nyc Nyc 2, Memphis Magicians 1
Game 13

FINAL (14) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 R H E
Magicians 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 ? 11 ? 0 ?
Nyc 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 ? 7 ? 1 ?
W: Sasaki, K. (1-0)
L: Sherry, L. (0-1)
HR: none


37,723 fans were treated to a fine game at The Astrodome '78 as only one run separated the combatants at game's end. The Nyc Nyc won by the slimmest of margins, 2 to 1.

Both teams were tied at 1 runs apiece after nine innings. Nyc won it in the 14th inning. After an out was recorded, Red Kress drew a walk. Taveras got a great jump and stole second easily. Frank Thomas then doubled resulting in an exciting win for Nyc and a raucous post-game celebration by the home town fans. Nyc won despite being out-hit by Memphis 11 hits to 7.

The win was credited to Kazuhiro Sasaki(1-0) who went 3 innings allowing no runs. Larry Sherry(0-1) was the losing pitcher in relief.


at Astrodome '78


Memphis Magicians

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
G. Sisler 1B 7 0 0 0 .264
P. Dougherty RF 7 0 1 0 .236
H. Heilmann LF 4 0 2 0 .389
T. Speaker CF 6 0 3 0 .347
R. Cannady 3B 6 0 0 0 .205
C. Galloway SS 5 1 1 0 .280
K. Gleason 2B 6 0 1 0 .184
R. Hayworth C 6 0 2 0 .179
R. Clemens P 3 0 1 1 .200
   A - L. Frazier PH 1 0 0 0 .167
D. Drago P 0 0 0 0 ----
C. Lefferts P 0 0 0 0 ----
B. McClure P 0 0 0 0 ----
   B - R. Lutzke PH 1 0 0 0 .214
E. Gagne P 0 0 0 0 ----
   D - B. Dent PH 1 0 0 0 .000
L. Sherry P 0 0 0 0 ----
Totals 53 1 11 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
R. Clemens 8 5 1 1 1 9 0 122 1.60
D. Drago 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 0.00
C. Lefferts 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5.40
B. McClure 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 9 1.69
E. Gagne 3 1 0 0 0 6 0 37 0.00
L. Sherry (L, 0-1) 0.1 1 1 1 1 0 0 15 13.50
Totals 13 1/3 7 2 2 2 16 0

Nyc Nyc

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
G. Myatt C 5 0 0 0 .111
M. Bishop 2B 4 0 1 0 .311
K. Sasaki P 0 0 0 0 ----
   E - R. Kress PH 0 0 0 0 .667
   F - F. Taveras PR 0 1 0 0 .000
F. Thomas 1B 6 0 2 1 .250
J. Alou RF 5 1 2 0 .205
J. O'Rourke LF 4 0 0 0 .314
L. Gardner 3B 5 0 1 0 .267
M. Wills SS 5 0 0 0 .286
G. Clines CF 5 0 1 0 .269
P. Alexander P 3 0 0 0 .000
G. Harris P 0 0 0 0 ----
   C - W. Backman PH,2B 2 0 0 0 .100
Totals 44 2 7 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
P. Alexander 10.2 8 1 1 3 7 0 163 1.99
G. Harris 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 11.81
K. Sasaki (W, 1-0) 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 43 0.00
Totals 14 11 1 1 3 10 0


A-Pinch Hit For Clemens In 9th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For McClure In 11th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Harris In 11th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Gagne In 14th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Sasaki In 14th Inning
F-Pinch Ran For Kress In 14th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 37,723
T- 3:49
LEFT ON BASE- Magicians:13 Nyc: 5
DOUBLE PLAYS- Magicians: 1 Nyc: 1
ERRORS- M.Wills
DOUBLES- R.Hayworth(1st), F.Thomas(3rd)
STOLEN BASES- P.Dougherty(2nd), F.Taveras(1st)
SACRIFICE HITS- M.Bishop, J.O'Rourke
WALKS- H.Heilmann-2, C.Galloway, G.Myatt, R.Kress
STRIKE OUTS- G.Sisler-3, P.Dougherty, T.Speaker, C.Galloway, K.Gleason,
R.Hayworth-2, L.Frazier, G.Myatt-2, M.Bishop-2, F.Thomas-2,
J.O'Rourke-2, L.Gardner-2, M.Wills, G.Clines-2, P.Alexander-3
GIDP- R.Cannady, J.Alou
WILD PITCHES- R.Clemens










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