Chudley Cannons defeat Beantown Philosophers 9-4


Chudley Cannons 9, Beantown Philosophers 4
Game 123

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Philosophers 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 ? 10 ? 1 ?
Cannons 0 2 3 2 1 0 1 0 - 9 ? 16 ? 1 ?
W: Mathis, V. (8-9)
L: Walsh, E. (16-15)
S: Larsen, D. (9)
HR: none


Designated hitter Jeff Heath had 2 base hits and 3 RBI as the Chudley Cannons beat the Beantown Philosophers by a score of 9 to 4.

In the bottom of the 3rd inning Chudley scored 3 runs with the help of 5 hits. That was all the offense they were to need. Beantown was out-hit by Chudley, 16 hits to 10.

The win was credited to Verdell Mathis(8-9) who went 6 innings allowing 4 runs. Don Larsen earned the save, his 9th. Ed Walsh(16-15) was charged with the loss. Chudley scored big getting 7 runs off him in 4 innings.

With this win, Chudley has a 60-63 record. They have been 6-4 lately. With the loss, Beantown has a record of 6-4 lately, 63-60 overall.


at Busch Stadium '78


Beantown Philosophers

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
J. Kelley LF 5 0 2 0 .271
T. Cobb RF 5 1 1 0 .359
H. Duffy CF 4 1 1 0 .343
D. Allen 3B 4 1 0 1 .245
F. Thomas 1B 4 0 1 2 .229
B. Thomson DH 4 0 2 0 .238
P. Gharrity C 4 0 2 1 .234
L. Doyle 2B 4 0 0 0 .212
T. Fernandez SS 4 1 1 0 .220
Totals 38 4 10 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
E. Walsh (L, 16-15) 4 12 7 4 1 4 0 108 4.35
G. Cadaret 3.2 4 2 2 1 4 0 69 10.26
J. Sambito 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5.06
Totals 8 16 9 6 2 8 0

Chudley Cannons

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
H. Jennings SS 5 1 1 0 .386
R. Carew 1B 4 3 1 1 .376
R. Barnes 2B 5 1 2 2 .370
T. O'Neill LF 5 1 2 0 .399
S. Thompson RF 5 2 2 1 .329
P. Browning CF 4 0 1 1 .398
J. Heath DH 5 1 2 3 .344
S. Brosius 3B 4 0 2 0 .252
M. Cochrane C 4 0 3 1 .357
Totals 41 9 16 9

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
V. Mathis (W, 8-9) 6 7 4 2 2 2 0 115 6.34
D. Larsen (S, 9) 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 42 7.30
Totals 9 10 4 2 2 5 0



ATTENDANCE- 22,542
T- 3:28
LEFT ON BASE- Philosophers: 9 Cannons:10
DOUBLE PLAYS- Philosophers: 0 Cannons: 0
ERRORS- D.Allen, S.Brosius
DOUBLES- B.Thomson(4th), R.Carew(27th), R.Barnes(45th), J.Heath(10th)
TRIPLES- J.Kelley(15th)
STOLEN BASES- R.Barnes(42nd), S.Thompson-2(8th), P.Browning(22nd)
WALKS- H.Duffy, D.Allen, R.Carew, P.Browning
STRIKE OUTS- J.Kelley, D.Allen-2, L.Doyle, T.Fernandez, H.Jennings, R.Barnes,
T.O'Neill, S.Thompson, P.Browning, J.Heath, S.Brosius-2
BALKS- G.Cadaret
WILD PITCHES- D.Larsen










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