Nyc Nyc defeat Memphis Magicians 6-5


Nyc Nyc 6, Memphis Magicians 5
Game 136

FINAL (15) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 R H E
Magicians 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 ? 13 ? 1 ?
Nyc 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 ? 13 ? 0 ?
W: Alexander, P. (16-14)
L: Drago, D. (1-1)
HR: none


One run was the difference at The Astrodome '78 as the Nyc Nyc defeated the Memphis Magicians in 15 innings 6 to 5.

The score was knotted at 5 after nine innings. Nyc came out on top in the 15th inning. Gene Clines slapped a single. Frank Thomas dug into the batters box next, but he struck out. Willard Hershberger then drew a walk. Pete Alexander followed and he laid down a sacrifice bunt. Jack Smith came to the plate and was walked intentionally to load the bases. Wally Backman added to the outburst and drew a walk making Nyc the winners and sending the 42,831 fans home happy. Nyc and Memphis each finished the afternoon with 13 hits.

Alexander(16-14) got credit for the victory, pitching 2 innings and allowing no runs. Dick Drago(1-1) was the losing pitcher in relief.


at Astrodome '78


Memphis Magicians

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
T. Speaker CF 2 0 2 1 .304
   H - K. Gleason PR,RF 2 0 1 0 .270
R. Hayworth C 7 0 0 0 .209
R. Cannady 3B 4 0 0 0 .253
   B - R. Lutzke 3B 3 0 0 0 .282
G. Sisler 1B 7 0 3 0 .277
M. Lemke 2B 5 0 1 0 .188
T. Paciorek LF,RF,CF 6 1 1 0 .125
P. Dougherty RF 3 1 1 1 .292
   C - B. Dent SS 3 0 0 0 .108
C. Galloway SS 3 2 2 0 .247
   D - L. Frazier LF 2 0 0 0 .220
R. Rhoden P 3 1 2 3 .203
B. McClure P 0 0 0 0 .000
E. Gagne P 2 0 0 0 .000
L. Sherry P 0 0 0 0 .000
J. Sambito P 1 0 0 0 .000
D. Drago P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 53 5 13 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
R. Rhoden 6.1 6 3 3 3 0 0 108 4.34
B. McClure (H, 11) 1 3 2 1 0 1 0 26 2.69
E. Gagne (BS, 2) 3.2 3 0 0 2 4 0 62 0.98
L. Sherry 1.1 0 0 0 2 0 0 30 3.25
J. Sambito 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 5.84
D. Drago (L, 1-1) 1.2 1 1 1 3 1 0 30 3.89
Totals 14 2/3 13 6 5 10 7 0

Nyc Nyc

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
F. Thomas 1B 6 1 2 1 .256
G. Myatt C 4 0 0 1 .231
   G - W. Hershberger C 1 0 0 0 .303
D. Cooley CF 5 0 2 1 .270
D. Ruthven P 0 0 0 0 ----
   J - A. Johnson PH 0 0 0 0 .156
P. Alexander P 0 0 0 0 .099
J. Smith RF 7 0 0 0 .254
W. Backman 2B 7 0 3 1 .170
J. O'Rourke LF 7 1 0 0 .282
L. Gardner 3B 4 0 1 0 .200
   F - F. Taveras PR,3B 3 1 0 0 .222
M. Wills SS 6 1 3 1 .241
J. Santana P 1 0 0 0 .075
S. Howe P 0 0 0 0 ----
   A - R. Kress PH 1 1 1 0 .300
G. Harris P 0 0 0 0 .000
   E - J. Alou PH 1 0 0 0 .296
D. Osinski P 0 0 0 0 .000
K. Sasaki P 0 0 0 0 ----
   I - G. Clines PH,CF 3 1 1 0 .255
Totals 56 6 13 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
J. Santana 6 8 5 5 1 6 0 102 3.98
S. Howe 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 14 2.98
G. Harris 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 15 4.21
D. Osinski 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5.40
K. Sasaki 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 1.92
D. Ruthven 3 4 0 0 2 0 0 41 0.00
P. Alexander (W, 16-14) 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 24 2.55
Totals 15 13 5 5 3 10 0


A-Pinch Hit For Howe In 7th Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (3B) For Cannady In 8th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (SS) For Dougherty In 8th Inning
D-Subbed Defensively (LF) For Galloway In 8th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Harris In 8th Inning
F-Pinch Ran For Gardner In 8th Inning
G-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Myatt In 9th Inning
H-Pinch Ran For Speaker In 10th Inning
I-Pinch Hit For Sasaki In 10th Inning
J-Pinch Hit For Ruthven In 13th Inning

INJURIES:
Tris Speaker INJURED (for 3 more games) in 10th inning

ATTENDANCE- 42,831
T- 4:37
LEFT ON BASE- Magicians: 8 Nyc:17
DOUBLE PLAYS- Magicians: 1 Nyc: 3
ERRORS- M.Lemke
DOUBLES- R.Rhoden, F.Thomas-2(30th)
TRIPLES- T.Paciorek(1st), M.Wills(5th), R.Kress(1st)
STOLEN BASES- G.Sisler(16th), C.Galloway(14th), M.Wills(38th)
CAUGHT STEALING- G.Sisler
SACRIFICE HITS- T.Speaker, P.Alexander
WALKS- T.Speaker, M.Lemke, L.Frazier, F.Thomas-2, G.Myatt, W.Hershberger-2,
A.Johnson, J.Smith, W.Backman, M.Wills, J.Santana
HIT BY PITCH- T.Speaker, D.Cooley
STRIKE OUTS- R.Hayworth-2, G.Sisler-3, T.Paciorek, P.Dougherty, C.Galloway,
R.Rhoden, J.Sambito, F.Thomas, J.Smith-3, W.Backman, J.Alou,
G.Clines
GIDP- R.Hayworth-3, J.Smith
WILD PITCHES- E.Gagne-2










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