Chatham Chiefs defeat Rapid City Racers 8-4


Chatham Chiefs 8, Rapid City Racers 4
Game 24

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chiefs 0 0 0 1 3 0 4 0 0 8 ? 12 ? 1 ?
Racers 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 4 ? 11 ? 1 ?
W: Knowles, D. (1-1)
L: Conley, G. (1-3)
S: Miller, B. (1)
HR: B.Ruth(18th), J.Giambi(9th)


Babe Ruth slammed a homerun and had 2 RBI as the Chatham Chiefs beat the Rapid City Racers by a score of 8 to 4.

Chatham went ahead for good in the 5th inning with 3 runs using 3 hits. After an out was recorded, Ted Williams initiated the scoring spurt when he banged out a single. Ruth followed and he lifted one out of the park for a two run home run (his 18th of the season). Jason Giambi then smashed a solo-shot out of the park (his 9th of the season). Chatham totaled 12 hits on the afternoon.

Darold Knowles(1-1) was the winner allowing 2 runs in 5 and 2/3 innings. Bob Miller earned his 1st save. Gene Conley(1-3) was hit with the loss. He was unable to control the Chatham offense and allowed 10 hits and 4 walks in 6 and 2/3 innings.


at Griffith Stadium '24


Chatham Chiefs

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
M. Bishop 2B 5 0 1 0 .176
P. Browning CF 5 0 0 0 .311
T. Williams LF 4 1 1 0 .269
B. Ruth RF 3 3 2 2 .352
J. Giambi 1B 2 2 1 1 .274
E. Mathews 3B 4 1 1 1 .266
J. Lipon SS 5 1 3 2 .276
F. Pytlak C 5 0 3 1 .242
D. Knowles P 3 0 0 0 .000
B. Miller P 2 0 0 0 .000
Totals 38 8 12 7

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
D. Knowles (W, 1-1) 5.2 8 2 2 0 2 0 92 3.76
B. Miller (S, 1) 3.1 3 2 0 0 5 0 51 2.76
Totals 9 11 4 2 0 7 0

Rapid City Racers

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
R. Ashburn CF 4 0 1 0 .363
B. Dahlen SS 5 1 0 1 .292
S. Collins 1B 5 1 3 0 .404
T. Davis LF 4 0 1 1 .290
P. Traynor 3B 4 0 0 0 .323
B. Mackey C 4 1 2 0 .230
G. Beckert 2B 3 0 1 1 .359
E. Flick RF 4 0 0 0 .182
G. Conley P 2 0 1 1 .200
A. McBean P 0 0 0 0 .000
   A - T. Kluszewski PH 1 1 1 0 .373
D. Radatz P 0 0 0 0 .000
   B - H. Zimmerman PH 1 0 1 0 .308
Totals 37 4 11 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
G. Conley (L, 1-3) 6.2 10 8 4 4 2 2 114 3.62
A. McBean 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0.82
D. Radatz 2 2 0 0 2 3 0 43 1.80
Totals 9 12 8 4 6 5 2


A-Pinch Hit For McBean In 7th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Radatz In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 26,549
T- 3:09
LEFT ON BASE- Chiefs:12 Racers: 8
DOUBLE PLAYS- Chiefs: 1 Racers: 2
ERRORS- E.Mathews, G.Conley
DOUBLES- M.Bishop(3rd), B.Ruth(6th), F.Pytlak(2nd), B.Mackey(2nd),
T.Kluszewski(4th)
TRIPLES- T.Davis(2nd)
HOME RUNS- B.Ruth(18th), J.Giambi(9th)
STOLEN BASES- J.Giambi(1st)
SACRIFICE HITS- G.Beckert
WALKS- M.Bishop, B.Ruth-2, J.Giambi-3
HIT BY PITCH- P.Browning, T.Williams, E.Mathews, R.Ashburn
STRIKE OUTS- M.Bishop, E.Mathews, J.Lipon, D.Knowles, B.Miller, S.Collins-2,
P.Traynor-2, E.Flick-2, G.Conley
GIDP- T.Williams, J.Lipon, T.Davis










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