Dave A. Johnson blasts 2 HRs in 8-7 victory over Godzillas


Barnster Pomeranians 8, St Clair Shores Godzillas 7
Game 108

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Godzillas 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 7 ? 12 ? 1 ?
Pomeranians 2 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 8 ? 11 ? 0 ?
W: Grove, L. (7-16)
L: Haddix, H. (0-1)
HR: F.Redus(23rd), B.Bonds(53rd), M.McGwire(47th), D.Johnson-2(30th)


Dave Johnson smashed 2 homeruns and had 4 RBI as the Barnster Pomeranians pulled out a win over the reeling St Clair Shores Godzillas by a score of 8 to 7 at Polo Grounds '41.

Barnster won the game with a run in the bottom of the 9th inning. Johnson smashed a bases-empty 'big-fly' (his 30th of the season) making Barnster the victor and beginning a joyous home town celebration. Barnster had 11 hits for the afternoon.

The win was credited to Lefty Grove(7-16) who went 2 innings allowing 2 runs. Harvey Haddix(0-1) was the loser in relief. He surrendered 1 hit and no walks without retiring a batter.


at Polo Grounds '41


St Clair Shores Godzillas

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
E. Combs CF 5 3 4 0 .326
L. Appling SS 3 1 1 1 .328
G. Brown LF 5 2 3 2 .366
M. Suttles 1B 4 1 2 2 .304
W. Kurowski 3B 3 0 0 1 .280
P. Runnels 2B 3 0 1 0 .307
D. Eckersley P 0 0 0 0 .056
   C - E. Dusak PH 1 0 0 0 .233
H. Haddix P 0 0 0 0 ----
A. Ashby C 2 0 1 1 .237
M. Brouhard RF 4 0 0 0 .297
K. Wood P 3 0 0 0 .071
   A - M. Lemke 2B 1 0 0 0 .216
Totals 34 7 12 7

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
K. Wood 6.1 6 5 5 7 9 3 127 4.43
D. Eckersley (BS, 9) 1.2 4 2 2 1 4 1 46 3.16
H. Haddix (L, 0-1) 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 2.70
Totals 8 11 8 8 8 13 5

Barnster Pomeranians

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
F. Redus RF 3 1 1 1 .313
G. Brett 3B 4 1 0 0 .308
B. Bonds LF 4 1 2 1 .309
M. McGwire 1B 4 1 2 1 .260
H. Wilson CF 4 1 2 0 .329
M. Dihigo SS 4 1 0 1 .263
D. Johnson 2B 5 2 2 4 .283
L. Parrish C 4 0 1 0 .246
D. Trout P 2 0 0 0 .220
A. Worthington P 0 0 0 0 .000
G. Lavelle P 0 0 0 0 .000
T. Abernathy P 0 0 0 0 .200
   B - B. Haas PH 1 0 1 0 .263
L. Grove P 0 0 0 0 .053
Totals 35 8 11 8

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
D. Trout 6 8 5 5 2 6 0 92 6.12
A. Worthingto 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6.58
G. Lavelle 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 5.04
T. Abernathy 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 10 6.00
L. Grove (W, 7-16) BS(6) 2 3 2 2 1 1 0 34 6.46
Totals 9 12 7 7 4 7 0


A-Subbed Defensively (2B) For Wood In 7th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Abernathy In 7th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Eckersley In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 32,527
T- 2:50
LEFT ON BASE- Godzillas: 8 Pomeranians:11
DOUBLE PLAYS- Godzillas: 1 Pomeranians: 2
ERRORS- P.Runnels
DOUBLES- E.Combs-2(20th), M.Suttles(32nd)
TRIPLES- G.Brown(8th), M.Suttles(11th)
HOME RUNS- F.Redus(23rd), B.Bonds(53rd), M.McGwire(47th), D.Johnson-2(30th)
STOLEN BASES- E.Combs(3rd)
SACRIFICE HITS- L.Appling
SACRIFICE FLIES- M.Suttles, A.Ashby
WALKS- L.Appling, W.Kurowski, P.Runnels, A.Ashby, F.Redus-2, G.Brett, B.Bonds,
M.McGwire, H.Wilson, M.Dihigo, D.Trout
HIT BY PITCH- W.Kurowski
STRIKE OUTS- E.Combs, M.Suttles, W.Kurowski, P.Runnels, A.Ashby, M.Brouhard,
M.Lemke, F.Redus-2, G.Brett-2, B.Bonds, M.McGwire-2, H.Wilson-2,
D.Johnson-2, L.Parrish-2
GIDP- M.Brouhard, G.Brett
WILD PITCHES- K.Wood-2, D.Trout
PASSED BALLS- A.Ashby










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