Luis Tiant pitches Artists past Italians, 6-1


Asbury Park Artists 6, South Park Italians 1
Game 149

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Artists 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 ? 8 ? 0 ?
Italians 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 ? 4 ? 1 ?
W: Tiant, L. (20-17)
L: Maddux, G. (23-11)
HR: L.Gehrig(32nd), M.Piazza(34th), H.Aaron(38th)


Luis Tiant was able to finish what he started and was credited with a complete game and right fielder Hank Aaron homered as the Asbury Park Artists defeated the South Park Italians by a score of 6 to 1 at County Stadium '61.

Asbury Park jumped on top of South Park in the 2nd inning plating a single run. Asbury Park rapped out 8 hits for the afternoon.

The winning pitcher was Tiant(20-17) who allowed 1 run for the game. The loss was charged to Greg Maddux(23-11). He served up 3 gopher balls in 9 innings.


at County Stadium '61


Asbury Park Artists

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
R. Henderson LF 3 1 1 1 .230
K. Lofton CF 4 0 0 0 .276
L. Gehrig 1B 4 1 1 2 .299
M. Piazza C 4 1 1 2 .312
E. Mathews 3B 4 0 0 0 .255
H. Aaron RF 4 1 3 1 .326
J. Mize DH 4 0 0 0 .233
B. Richardson 2B 4 1 1 0 .184
T. Turner SS 3 1 1 0 .191
Totals 34 6 8 6

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
L. Tiant (W, 20-17) 9 4 1 1 6 6 0 138 3.66
Totals 9 4 1 1 6 6 0

South Park Italians

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
K. Kelly RF 2 0 0 0 .312
J. Kruk 1B 3 0 0 0 .241
E. Delahanty LF 4 0 0 0 .301
W. Boggs 3B 2 1 0 0 .294
G. Hartnett C 4 0 0 0 .277
M. Ramirez DH 4 0 2 0 .216
L. Bowa SS 3 0 1 1 .240
R. Dauer 2B 3 0 1 0 .224
   A - G. Watkins PH 1 0 0 0 .209
O. Moreno CF 3 0 0 0 .209
Totals 29 1 4 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
G. Maddux (L, 23-11) 9 8 6 2 1 5 3 144 2.80
Totals 9 8 6 2 1 5 3


A-Pinch Hit For Dauer In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 48,505
T- 2:55
LEFT ON BASE- Artists: 2 Italians: 7
DOUBLE PLAYS- Artists: 2 Italians: 1
ERRORS- K.Kelly
DOUBLES- R.Dauer(8th)
HOME RUNS- L.Gehrig(32nd), M.Piazza(34th), H.Aaron(38th)
STOLEN BASES- R.Henderson(67th), T.Turner(14th)
CAUGHT STEALING- R.Henderson
WALKS- R.Henderson, K.Kelly-2, J.Kruk, W.Boggs-2, L.Bowa
STRIKE OUTS- K.Lofton-2, L.Gehrig, E.Mathews, B.Richardson, K.Kelly-2,
E.Delahanty-2, M.Ramirez, G.Watkins
GIDP- J.Mize, G.Hartnett, L.Bowa










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