Bruce Hurst and Artists beat Crypt Kickers, 2-1


Asbury Park Artists 2, Caldwell Crypt Kickers 1
Game 59

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Artists 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 ? 6 ? 0 ?
Crypt Kickers 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 ? 2 ? 0 ?
W: Hurst, B. (8-6)
L: Chandler, S. (4-8)
HR: none


Bruce Hurst hurled a 2 hitter at Royals Stadium '78 where the Asbury Park Artists beat the Caldwell Crypt Kickers by the score of 2 to 1.

Asbury Park won the game with a run in the 9th inning. Mike Piazza delivered a single. After an out was recorded, Hank Aaron came up and he lashed a single. Bob McClure then uncorked a wild pitch. One out later, McClure came to the plate and bounced one in the dirt for a wild pitch scoring the run. Asbury Park finished with just 6 hits in the victory.

The win went to Hurst(8-6) who allowed 1 run in the game. Spud Chandler(4-8) was given the loss. He surrendered 2 runs and 6 hits in 8 and 1/3 innings.


at Royals Stadium '78


Asbury Park Artists

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
K. Lofton CF 3 0 1 0 .264
J. Briggs DH 3 1 0 0 .160
L. Gehrig 1B 4 0 1 0 .336
M. Piazza C 4 0 1 1 .317
   A - T. Pena C 0 0 0 0 .000
E. Mathews 3B 4 0 0 0 .241
H. Aaron RF 4 1 1 0 .338
T. Turner SS 4 0 1 0 .207
B. Richardson 2B 3 0 0 0 .162
L. Salazar LF 4 0 1 0 .200
Totals 33 2 6 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
B. Hurst (W, 8-6) 9 2 1 1 1 6 0 117 5.75
Totals 9 2 1 1 1 6 0

Caldwell Crypt Kickers

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
W. McGee CF 4 0 0 0 .273
J. Kelley LF 3 1 0 0 .281
J. Beckwith 3B 3 0 0 0 .300
L. Walker RF 3 0 1 1 .268
E. Alfonzo 2B 3 0 0 0 .293
D. Mattingly 1B 3 0 1 0 .298
D. Groat SS 3 0 0 0 .313
B. Jacobson DH 3 0 0 0 .280
J. Kling C 3 0 0 0 .269
Totals 28 1 2 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
S. Chandler (L, 4-8) 8.1 6 2 2 2 5 0 137 5.92
B. McClure 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 4.82
Totals 9 6 2 2 3 5 0


A-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Piazza In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 24,183
T- 2:43
LEFT ON BASE- Artists: 7 Crypt Kickers: 1
DOUBLE PLAYS- Artists: 1 Crypt Kickers: 0
STOLEN BASES- K.Lofton-2(19th), L.Gehrig(2nd), L.Salazar(1st)
WALKS- K.Lofton, J.Briggs, B.Richardson, J.Kelley
STRIKE OUTS- J.Briggs, L.Gehrig, M.Piazza, H.Aaron, L.Salazar, W.McGee,
J.Beckwith-2, E.Alfonzo, D.Groat, B.Jacobson
GIDP- D.Groat
WILD PITCHES- B.Hurst, B.McClure-2










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