Texas Wildcatters defeat Mission Impossible 3-1


Texas Wildcatters 3, Mission Impossible 1
Game 2

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Impossible 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 ? 8 ? 1 ?
Wildcatters 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 - 3 ? 4 ? 1 ?
W: Hensley, E. (1-0)
L: Vuckovich, P. (0-1)
S: Marshall, M. (2)
HR: none


At Shibe Park '38, the Texas fans witnessed a great pitcher's duel. Eggie Hensley(1-0) finally bested his Mission opposite, Pete Vuckovich(0-1), by the score of 3 to 1.

Mission was unable to claim the lead after Texas went ahead in the bottom of the 4th inning plating a single run on 2 hits. Although they lost, Mission did out-hit Texas 8 to 4.

Hensley got relief help from Mike Marshall who gained credit for his 2nd save. Vuckovich was charged with the loss.


at Shibe Park '38


Mission Impossible

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
T. Cobb RF 4 1 2 0 .250
G. Van Haltren CF 4 0 2 0 .375
B. Ruth LF 4 0 1 0 .375
A. Pujols 1B 3 0 1 0 .200
T. Fernandez SS 4 0 2 1 .250
R. Hornsby 2B 4 0 0 0 .286
S. Bando 3B 4 0 0 0 .125
B. Boone C 3 0 0 0 .143
   C - R. Fosse PH 1 0 0 0 .000
P. Vuckovich P 2 0 0 0 .000
E. Rommel P 0 0 0 0 ----
   B - F. Taveras PH 0 0 0 0 ----
D. Patterson P 0 0 0 0 ----
Totals 33 1 8 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
P. Vuckovich (L, 0-1) 5.2 4 3 2 6 3 0 95 3.18
E. Rommel 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 27.00
D. Patterson 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 24 3.38
Totals 8 4 3 2 6 5 0

Texas Wildcatters

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
B. Hamilton LF 3 0 0 0 .167
M. Bishop 2B 3 1 0 0 .000
J. Dimaggio CF 4 1 1 0 .375
R. Connor 1B 2 1 1 0 .833
G. Hartnett C 4 0 1 2 .333
H. Aaron RF 4 0 0 0 .000
D. Allen 3B 4 0 1 0 .333
B. Wallace SS 2 0 0 0 .167
E. Hensley P 1 0 0 0 .000
J. Hiller P 0 0 0 0 ----
   A - A. Strunk PH 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Marshall P 0 0 0 0 ----
Totals 27 3 4 2

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
E. Hensley (W, 1-0) 5 5 1 1 0 2 0 76 1.80
J. Hiller (H, 1) 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 24 8.10
M. Marshall (S, 2) 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 39 0.00
Totals 9 8 1 1 2 4 0


A-Pinch Hit For Hiller In 6th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Rommel In 7th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Boone In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 48,136
T- 2:39
LEFT ON BASE- Impossible: 7 Wildcatters: 7
DOUBLE PLAYS- Impossible: 1 Wildcatters: 2
ERRORS- P.Vuckovich, B.Wallace
DOUBLES- G.Hartnett(1st)
SACRIFICE HITS- E.Hensley
WALKS- A.Pujols, F.Taveras, B.Hamilton, M.Bishop, R.Connor-2, B.Wallace,
A.Strunk
STRIKE OUTS- G.Van Haltren, B.Ruth, S.Bando, R.Fosse, M.Bishop, G.Hartnett,
D.Allen-3
GIDP- B.Ruth-2, G.Hartnett
WILD PITCHES- P.Vuckovich










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