Bob Gibson and Italians beat Never, 3-0


South Park Italians 3, Its Now Or Never 0
Game 22

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Never 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ? 3 ? 0 ?
Italians 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 - 3 ? 8 ? 0 ?
W: Gibson, B. (4-1)
L: Leonard, D. (2-3)
S: Papelbon, J. (8)
HR: M.Ramirez(5th)


Bob Gibson delivered 8 solid innings and Ed Delahanty had 2 base hits at County Stadium '61 as the South Park Italians beat the Its Now Or Never 3 to 0.

Its Now Or lost it in the 6th inning when South Park did all their damage scoring 3 runners on 3 hits. The key offensive moment was provided by Manny Ramirez, who made the South Park fans a happy lot when he rifled a three-run blast (his 5th of the season). For the game South Park out-hit Its Now Or 8 to 3.

The win was credited to Gibson(4-1) who went 8 innings allowing no runs. Gibson got relief help from Jonathan Papelbon who gained credit for his 8th save. The loss was charged to Dutch Leonard(2-3). He gave up 8 hits and no walks in 8 innings.


at County Stadium '61


Its Now Or Never

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
N. Garciaparra SS 4 0 0 0 .317
W. Brown LF 4 0 1 0 .373
T. Kluszewski 1B 4 0 0 0 .309
J. Torre C 3 0 0 0 .261
B. Grich 2B 3 0 0 0 .202
D. Henderson CF 3 0 0 0 .333
F. Robinson RF 3 0 0 0 .239
B. Elliott 3B 3 0 0 0 .296
K. Gleason DH 3 0 2 0 .500
Totals 30 0 3 0

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
D. Leonard (L, 2-3) 8 8 3 3 0 8 1 101 5.18
Totals 8 8 3 3 0 8 1

South Park Italians

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
K. Kelly RF 4 1 1 0 .348
E. Delahanty LF 4 1 2 0 .280
W. Boggs 3B 4 0 1 0 .321
M. Ramirez DH 4 1 1 3 .205
G. Hartnett C 3 0 0 0 .315
J. Kruk 1B 3 0 1 0 .298
L. Bowa SS 3 0 2 0 .267
D. Seay 2B 3 0 0 0 .122
O. Moreno CF 3 0 0 0 .228
Totals 31 3 8 3

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
B. Gibson (W, 4-1) 8 3 0 0 0 9 0 111 1.31
J. Papelbon (S, 8) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 10 4.40
Totals 9 3 0 0 0 10 0



ATTENDANCE- 49,308
T- 2:45
LEFT ON BASE- Never: 3 Italians: 4
DOUBLE PLAYS- Never: 1 Italians: 0
DOUBLES- K.Gleason(1st), K.Kelly(8th)
HOME RUNS- M.Ramirez(5th)
STRIKE OUTS- W.Brown-2, J.Torre, B.Grich-2, D.Henderson, F.Robinson-2,
B.Elliott, K.Gleason, K.Kelly, M.Ramirez, G.Hartnett-2, J.Kruk,
L.Bowa, D.Seay, O.Moreno
GIDP- D.Seay
PASSED BALLS- G.Hartnett










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