Jim Palmer leads Visitors past Huasheng, 3-1


Martian Visitors 3, Beijing Huasheng 1
Game 86

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Visitors 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 ? 12 ? 0 ?
Huasheng 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 ? 9 ? 0 ?
W: Palmer, J. (6-9)
L: Young, C. (8-8)
S: Smith, D. (13)
HR: M.Grace(4th)


At Busch Stadium '78, the Beijing fans witnessed a great pitcher's duel. Jim Palmer(6-9) finally bested his Beijing opposite, Cy Young(8-8), by the score of 3 to 1.

Martian scored the deciding run in the 8th inning. Omar Vizquel tripled. Cesar Geronimo stepped up next and he would ground out scoring the run. Beijing was out-hit by Martian, 12 hits to 9.

Palmer was helped out by Dave Smith who recorded his 13th save. Young was the loser. He surrendered 12 hits and no walks in 9 innings.


at Busch Stadium '78


Martian Visitors

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
O. Vizquel SS 5 1 3 0 .251
C. Geronimo CF 4 0 0 1 .305
R. Clemente RF 4 0 1 0 .275
G. Brett 3B 4 0 0 0 .329
M. Grace 1B 4 2 2 1 .298
G. Luzinski LF 4 0 2 1 .254
B. Mazeroski 2B 4 0 0 0 .255
J. Archer C 4 0 1 0 .225
J. Palmer P 3 0 2 0 .130
R. Perranoski P 0 0 0 0 .250
   A - T. Taylor PH 1 0 1 0 .246
D. Smith P 0 0 0 0 .333
Totals 37 3 12 3

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
J. Palmer (W, 6-9) 7.2 8 1 1 5 2 0 141 3.79
R. Perranoski (H, 8) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5.71
D. Smith (S, 13) 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 22 2.88
Totals 9 9 1 1 6 3 0

Beijing Huasheng

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
W. Keeler RF 5 0 2 0 .299
P. Hill CF 4 1 1 0 .312
   C - J. Quirk PH 1 0 0 0 .308
P. Rose LF 5 0 2 0 .295
R. Rolfe 3B 4 0 1 0 .263
B. Herman 2B 2 0 0 0 .352
B. Powell 1B 1 0 1 1 .248
C. Travis SS 4 0 0 0 .297
J. Sundberg C 4 0 1 0 .250
C. Young P 3 0 1 0 .208
   B - R. Hartsfield PH 0 0 0 0 .269
Totals 33 1 9 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
C. Young (L, 8-8) 9 12 3 3 0 4 1 132 2.85
Totals 9 12 3 3 0 4 1


A-Pinch Hit For Perranoski In 9th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Young In 9th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Hill In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 27,314
T- 2:47
LEFT ON BASE- Visitors: 7 Huasheng:11
DOUBLE PLAYS- Visitors: 2 Huasheng: 0
TRIPLES- O.Vizquel(8th), M.Grace(7th)
HOME RUNS- M.Grace(4th)
CAUGHT STEALING- O.Vizquel
WALKS- B.Herman-2, B.Powell-3, R.Hartsfield
STRIKE OUTS- C.Geronimo-2, B.Mazeroski, J.Archer, W.Keeler, C.Travis,
J.Sundberg
GIDP- R.Rolfe, C.Travis
WILD PITCHES- C.Young










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