All-Time Greats VI | box score
Robin Roberts delivered 7 solid innings and Bob Meusel had 2 base hits and 2
RBI at Griffith Stadium as the Prohibitive Favorites beat the A Strict
Atom by the count of 4 to 1.
Roberts(20-11) pitched a solid game. He surrendered 3 hits and no walks in 7
innings. After the 4th inning, neither team was able to score.
Roberts was helped out by Dick Radatz who recorded his 47th save. Orel
Hershiser(15-14) suffered the loss. He got hit pretty hard, allowing 8 hits
and 3 walks in 5 innings.
Alex Sanabia dominated striking out 13 Rochester batters as the Half Hollow
Halcyons clobbered the outmatched floundering Rochester Redwings, 10 to
Marcus Thames had a big day at the plate. He hit a single in the 2nd inning
and launched a Grand Slam homerun (his 4th of the season) in the 7th inning.
Rochester was out-hit by Half Hollow, 10 hits to 5.
Sanabia(1-1) was the winner allowing no runs in 8 and 1/3 innings. James
McDonald(0-1) ended up with the loss. Joe Altobelli was upset after the
game. ‘I don’t like to complain but did you see that umpires strike zone?’,
he said. ‘Maybe they ought to start calling the strike zone the way it’s
printed in the rule book.’
Back to the ’90s
Pedro Martinez dominated striking out 14 Texas batters and Roberto Kelly had 2
base hits and 2 RBI as the dominant Pitcairn Goats defeated the Texas Grays 5
to 1 at Candlestick Park
Martinez(18-5) was tremendous on the mound for Pitcairn. He didn’t allow
much, just 5 hits and 3 walks in 9 innings. Pitcairn managed 10 hits in
The losing pitcher was John Smoltz(12-7). When asked about his strikeout
total for the game, Martinez offered, ‘The fan’s really got into it. It is
fun to see them tally up the strikeout totals up there in the stands.
Fortunately, I kept them busy this afternoon – of course, it would be all for
naught without the ‘W’.’