Its Now Or Never defeat Daisy Hill Blockheads 11-9


Its Now Or Never 11, Daisy Hill Blockheads 9
Game 61

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Blockheads 1 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 3 9 ? 15 ? 1 ?
Never 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4 11 ? 17 ? 1 ?
W: Campbell, B. (1-0)
L: Sherdel, B. (2-3)
HR: M.Ott(16th), J.Torre(10th), D.Henderson(13th), B.Grich(11th), F.Robinson(9th)


Catcher Joe Torre slammed a homerun and had 4 RBI at Stars Park (NeL) as the Its Now Or Never pulled off a dramatic comeback beating the Daisy Hill Blockheads by the count of 11 to 9.

Its Now Or had the winning rally in the 9th inning when they scored 4 runs on 4 hits. The highlight belonged to Torre, who thrilled the crowd when he smashed a two-run homer (his 10th of the season). This was a game of many highs and lows for the home town fans, as the lead kept changing - 5 times in all.

The win went to Bill Campbell(1-0) who allowed no runs in 2/3 of an inning. Bill Sherdel(2-3) was the losing pitcher in relief. He pitched 1/3 of an inning and surrendered 4 hits and no walks.



Daisy Hill Blockheads

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
L. O'Doul DH 4 0 2 2 .352
   A - J. Lovitto PR,DH 0 1 0 0 .143
N. Fox 2B 5 2 2 0 .306
M. Ott RF 5 2 2 2 .328
Y. Berra C 5 0 2 1 .269
C. Klein LF 4 0 1 1 .303
S. Musial 1B 5 1 1 0 .304
C. Torriente CF 3 1 0 0 .354
R. Rolfe 3B 4 2 3 1 .311
F. Crosetti SS 4 0 2 2 .188
Totals 39 9 15 9

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
F. Jenkins 0.2 5 5 5 0 1 1 26 7.63
J. Smoltz 2.1 5 0 0 1 2 0 44 2.88
B. Sutter 5 3 2 2 2 6 1 73 2.30
B. Sherdel (L, 2-3) BS(3) 0.1 4 4 3 0 0 2 24 7.66
Totals 8 1/3 17 11 10 3 9 4

Its Now Or Never

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
N. Garciaparra SS 5 1 2 0 .314
W. Brown LF 5 1 2 0 .305
G. Brown DH 3 0 0 1 .291
T. Kluszewski 1B 5 2 4 0 .280
J. Torre C 5 2 2 4 .293
D. Henderson CF 4 2 1 1 .260
B. Grich 2B 5 2 3 2 .224
F. Robinson RF 4 1 2 2 .262
B. Elliott 3B 4 0 1 0 .274
Totals 40 11 17 10

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
P. Alexander 8.1 14 9 8 3 5 1 143 5.12
B. Campbell (W, 1-0) 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 12 0.00
Totals 9 15 9 8 4 5 1


A-Pinch Ran For O'Doul In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 38,081
T- 3:31
LEFT ON BASE- Blockheads: 8 Never: 8
DOUBLE PLAYS- Blockheads: 1 Never: 1
ERRORS- Y.Berra, B.Elliott
DOUBLES- N.Fox(10th), T.Kluszewski-2(10th), J.Torre(9th)
HOME RUNS- M.Ott(16th), J.Torre(10th), D.Henderson(13th), B.Grich(11th),
F.Robinson(9th)
STOLEN BASES- J.Lovitto(1st)
CAUGHT STEALING- C.Klein
SACRIFICE FLIES- C.Klein, G.Brown
WALKS- L.O'Doul, C.Torriente-2, R.Rolfe, G.Brown, D.Henderson, F.Robinson
STRIKE OUTS- L.O'Doul, M.Ott, Y.Berra, C.Klein, S.Musial, W.Brown, G.Brown,
T.Kluszewski, J.Torre, D.Henderson-2, F.Robinson, B.Elliott-2
GIDP- F.Robinson
WILD PITCHES- B.Sutter, P.Alexander










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