Storm Riders defeat Memphis Magicians 4-3


Storm Riders 4, Memphis Magicians 3
Game 131

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Magicians 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 ? 10 ? 3 ?
Riders 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 - 4 ? 5 ? 1 ?
W: Scott, M. (17-6)
L: Adams, B. (8-9)
S: Smith, D. (21)
HR: none


41,602 fans watched an exciting game at The Kingdome '78. The Storm Riders topped the Memphis Magicians by the slimmest of margins, 4 to 3.

Storm jumped on top of Memphis in the 4th inning scoring a single run. Eddie Mathews reached on an error. After an out was recorded, Ted Kluszewski stepped up to the plate and he doubled. Tony Pena then hit a sacrifice fly scoring the run. The pitchers took over after the 4th inning as neither team was able to score again.

Mike Scott(17-6) was the winner allowing 3 runs in 7 and 1/3 innings. Dave Smith recorded his 21st save. The losing pitcher was Babe Adams(8-9). He allowed 4 runs and 5 hits in 6 innings.

'I just wanted to give my team a chance to win.' said Scott, 'I got burned on a couple of pitches. But we won the game, and that's all that matters.'


at Kingdome '78


Memphis Magicians

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
K. Gleason 2B 5 1 1 0 .272
P. Dougherty RF 4 1 3 0 .292
T. Speaker CF 4 0 2 1 .305
H. Heilmann LF 3 0 0 1 .342
G. Sisler 1B 3 0 0 0 .273
I. Wingo C 4 0 2 0 .227
R. Cannady 3B 4 1 1 0 .257
C. Galloway SS 4 0 1 1 .243
B. Adams P 1 0 0 0 .048
   A - L. Frazier PH 1 0 0 0 .220
B. McClure P 0 0 0 0 .000
   B - T. Paciorek PH 1 0 0 0 .125
Totals 34 3 10 3

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
B. Adams (L, 8-9) 6 5 4 3 2 0 0 94 3.18
B. McClure 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 31 2.39
Totals 8 5 4 3 3 2 0

Storm Riders

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
W. Wilson CF 4 1 1 0 .248
B. Doran 2B 3 1 1 1 .239
B. Ruth RF 3 0 0 0 .302
F. Howard LF 4 0 0 0 .259
E. Mathews 3B 2 2 0 0 .252
R. Petrocelli SS 4 0 1 2 .270
T. Kluszewski 1B 3 0 2 0 .288
T. Pena C 2 0 0 1 .175
M. Scott P 3 0 0 0 .127
D. Smith P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 28 4 5 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
M. Scott (W, 17-6) 7.1 10 3 1 2 6 0 138 3.33
D. Smith (S, 21) 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 16 4.47
Totals 9 10 3 1 2 7 0


A-Pinch Hit For Adams In 7th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For McClure In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 41,602
T- 2:20
LEFT ON BASE- Magicians: 7 Riders: 5
DOUBLE PLAYS- Magicians: 2 Riders: 2
ERRORS- P.Dougherty, R.Cannady-2, B.Doran
DOUBLES- R.Petrocelli(33rd), T.Kluszewski(25th)
STOLEN BASES- K.Gleason(10th), P.Dougherty(21st), T.Speaker(6th),
G.Sisler(15th), R.Cannady(10th), B.Doran(23rd)
CAUGHT STEALING- P.Dougherty
SACRIFICE FLIES- H.Heilmann, T.Pena
WALKS- G.Sisler, B.Adams, B.Ruth, E.Mathews-2
HIT BY PITCH- B.Doran
STRIKE OUTS- H.Heilmann-2, G.Sisler, C.Galloway-2, L.Frazier, T.Paciorek,
F.Howard, M.Scott
GIDP- R.Cannady-2, F.Howard, R.Petrocelli










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