Harmon Killebrew homers twice in 8-4 victory over Italians


The 100 Hottest Ballbusters 8, South Park Italians 4
Game 162

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Ballbusters 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 8 ? 6 ? 0 ?
Italians 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 ? 10 ? 0 ?
W: Cicotte, E. (20-19)
L: Gibson, B. (17-19)
HR: H.Killebrew-2(22nd), B.Thurman(17th)


First baseman Harmon Killebrew ripped 2 homeruns and had 4 RBI and Eddie Cicotte pitched a complete game at County Stadium '61 as the The 100 Hottest Ballbusters beat the South Park Italians 8 to 4.

Killebrew was a thorn in the side of the hometown fans as he enjoyed a fine day at their team's expense. He blasted a solo shot in the 2nd inning and smacked a three-run homer (his 22nd of the season) in the 8th inning. The 100 Hottest won despite being out-hit by South Park 10 hits to 6.

Cicotte(20-19) was the winner allowing 4 runs for the game. Bob Gibson(17-19) was the losing pitcher. He served up 3 gopher balls in 7 and 2/3 innings.


at County Stadium '61


The 100 Hottest Ballbusters

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
M. Wills SS 5 0 0 0 .258
J. Robinson 2B 3 1 0 0 .265
R. Colavito LF 3 1 1 0 .217
I. Rodriguez C 4 1 1 2 .258
H. Killebrew 1B 4 2 2 4 .170
   B - P. Todt 1B 0 0 0 0 .140
B. Robinson 3B 3 1 0 0 .268
E. Flick CF,RF 4 0 0 0 .243
W. Post RF 3 0 1 0 .214
   A - J. Birmingham PR,CF 0 1 0 0 .286
B. Thurman DH 4 1 1 2 .193
Totals 33 8 6 8

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
E. Cicotte (W, 20-19) 9 10 4 4 1 4 0 141 4.32
Totals 9 10 4 4 1 4 0

South Park Italians

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
K. Kelly RF 4 1 2 0 .312
J. Kruk 1B 3 1 1 0 .242
E. Delahanty LF 4 1 2 0 .302
W. Boggs 3B 4 0 2 1 .298
G. Hartnett C 2 0 0 2 .274
M. Ramirez DH 4 0 0 0 .206
L. Bowa SS 4 1 2 0 .250
R. Dauer 2B 2 0 0 0 .212
   C - G. Watkins PH 1 0 0 0 .205
O. Moreno CF 4 0 1 1 .204
Totals 32 4 10 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
B. Gibson (L, 17-19) 7.2 6 8 8 3 4 3 105 3.51
G. Morton 1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 17 5.40
Totals 9 6 8 8 4 4 3


A-Pinch Ran For Post In 8th Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (1B) For Killebrew In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Dauer In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 31,536
T- 2:48
LEFT ON BASE- Ballbusters: 2 Italians: 5
DOUBLE PLAYS- Ballbusters: 2 Italians: 0
DOUBLES- J.Kruk(28th)
HOME RUNS- H.Killebrew-2(22nd), B.Thurman(17th)
STOLEN BASES- J.Birmingham(5th)
SACRIFICE HITS- R.Dauer
SACRIFICE FLIES- G.Hartnett-2
WALKS- J.Robinson, R.Colavito, B.Robinson, J.Birmingham, J.Kruk
STRIKE OUTS- H.Killebrew, B.Robinson, E.Flick, B.Thurman, W.Boggs, M.Ramirez-2,
G.Watkins
GIDP- E.Delahanty-2










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