Denny McLain leads Turkeys past Nyc, 7-1


Jive Turkeys 7, Nyc Nyc 1
Game 154

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Turkeys 0 0 0 4 0 1 1 1 0 7 ? 10 ? 0 ?
Nyc 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 ? 5 ? 0 ?
W: McLain, D. (15-19)
L: Leonard, D. (16-13)
HR: D.Green(10th)


Denny McLain pitched 9 strong innings as the Jive Turkeys beat the Nyc Nyc by a score of 7 to 1.

Jive brought 4 runs across the plate in the 4th inning when they had 4 base hits. The key at-bat was by Danny Green, who deflated the spirits of the home town crowd when he launched a Grand Slam homerun (his 10th of the season). Jive had 10 hits for the afternoon.

The victory went to McLain(15-19) who went the distance allowing 1 run. Dutch Leonard(16-13) took the loss. He surrendered 5 runs and 7 hits in 6 innings.


at Astrodome '78


Jive Turkeys

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
J. Cronin SS 4 0 1 1 .192
   B - N. Jones 1B 1 0 0 0 .147
B. Goodman 1B 4 2 3 0 .274
   C - S. Dente SS 0 0 0 0 .193
K. Cuyler RF 3 1 1 1 .306
A. Rosen 3B 4 2 2 0 .260
D. Green CF,LF 4 1 2 4 .243
R. White LF 4 0 1 1 .228
   D - D. Whitman CF 0 0 0 0 .150
J. Grabowski C 3 1 0 0 .291
D. Kuiper 2B 4 0 0 0 .201
D. McLain P 3 0 0 0 .131
Totals 34 7 10 7

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
D. McLain (W, 15-19) 9 5 1 1 0 4 0 116 3.13
Totals 9 5 1 1 0 4 0

Nyc Nyc

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
F. Thomas 1B 4 1 1 0 .277
M. Bishop 2B 3 0 0 0 .205
J. Smith CF 4 0 1 1 .262
J. O'Rourke LF 3 0 1 0 .266
L. Gardner 3B 3 0 0 0 .203
M. Wills SS 3 0 0 0 .233
G. Myatt C 3 0 1 0 .236
G. Clines RF 3 0 0 0 .246
D. Leonard P 1 0 0 0 .155
   A - W. Backman PH 1 0 0 0 .202
S. Howe P 0 0 0 0 ----
   E - R. Kress PH 1 0 1 0 .277
G. Harris P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 29 1 5 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
D. Leonard (L, 16-13) 6 7 5 5 0 5 1 96 2.52
S. Howe 2 3 2 2 1 0 0 40 3.10
G. Harris 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 3.84
Totals 9 10 7 7 1 5 1


A-Pinch Hit For Leonard In 6th Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (1B) For Cronin In 8th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (SS) For Goodman In 8th Inning
D-Subbed Defensively (CF) For White In 8th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Howe In 8th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 31,985
T- 2:27
LEFT ON BASE- Turkeys: 3 Nyc: 2
DOUBLE PLAYS- Turkeys: 0 Nyc: 0
DOUBLES- J.Smith(15th), R.Kress(2nd)
TRIPLES- B.Goodman(5th)
HOME RUNS- D.Green(10th)
STOLEN BASES- R.White(4th)
CAUGHT STEALING- K.Cuyler
SACRIFICE HITS- D.McLain, M.Bishop
SACRIFICE FLIES- K.Cuyler
WALKS- J.Grabowski
STRIKE OUTS- J.Cronin-2, A.Rosen, D.Green, D.McLain, G.Myatt-2, G.Clines,
D.Leonard










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