Saint Louis Spirits defeat Pittsburgh Pyrites III 9-5


Saint Louis Spirits 9, Pittsburgh Pyrites III 5
Game 49

FINAL (11) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E
Spirits 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 4 9 ? 13 ? 1 ?
Pyrites III 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 ? 14 ? 1 ?
W: Packard, G. (1-0)
L: Riddle, E. (2-3)
HR: L.O'Doul(7th)


Johnny Ray had 2 base hits and 3 RBI as the Saint Louis Spirits defeated the Pittsburgh Pyrites III in 11 innings by the score of 9 to 5 at Forbes Field '65.

Both teams were tied at 5 runs apiece after nine innings. Saint Louis won the game in the 11th inning. The key at-bat was by Terry Pendleton, who deflated the crowd as he doubled scoring two baserunners. Saint Louis had a total of 13 hits for the game.

The winning pitcher was Gene Packard(1-0) who allowed no runs in 2 innings. Elmer Riddle(2-3) took the loss in relief. He gave up 4 runs and 4 hits in 2/3 of an inning.


at Forbes Field '65


Saint Louis Spirits

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
M. Wills SS 5 0 1 1 .374
C. Flood CF 6 2 4 0 .286
T. Davis LF 6 1 2 1 .351
F. Thomas 1B 4 2 2 1 .337
L. Parrish C 4 1 1 1 .215
R. Maris RF 4 1 0 0 .261
T. Pendleton 3B 5 1 1 2 .319
J. Ray 2B 5 1 2 3 .227
J. Richard P 2 0 0 0 .080
   A - D. Williams PH 1 0 0 0 .136
M. Wolfgang P 0 0 0 0 .000
   C - D. Meyer PH 0 0 0 0 .269
A. Hassler P 0 0 0 0 .000
W. Brusstar P 0 0 0 0 ----
G. Packard P 1 0 0 0 .000
Totals 43 9 13 9

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
J. Richard 7 10 5 5 3 9 1 134 4.25
M. Wolfgang 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 20 3.14
A. Hassler 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 10.50
W. Brusstar 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7.00
G. Packard (W, 1-0) 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 33 5.74
Totals 11 14 5 5 4 10 1

Pittsburgh Pyrites III

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
B. Hamilton CF 6 1 3 0 .393
J. Kelley LF 6 1 2 1 .306
C. Travis 2B 5 1 3 1 .343
L. O'Doul RF 5 1 2 1 .392
C. Gandil 1B 4 1 2 0 .324
J. Johnston 3B 4 0 0 1 .310
B. Wynegar C 4 0 0 1 .289
J. Cassidy SS 5 0 2 0 .394
R. Russell P 3 0 0 0 .147
   B - J. Alou PH 1 0 0 0 .174
J. Mesa P 0 0 0 0 .000
R. Wise P 0 0 0 0 ----
G. Booker P 0 0 0 0 .500
   D - E. Cabell PH 1 0 0 0 .219
E. Riddle P 0 0 0 0 .000
M. Drabowsky P 0 0 0 0 ----
Totals 44 5 14 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
R. Russell 8 6 3 2 0 2 0 109 3.39
J. Mesa (BS, 3) 0.2 2 2 2 1 1 0 25 5.71
R. Wise 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6.23
G. Booker 1.1 1 0 0 1 0 0 15 10.38
E. Riddle (L, 2-3) 0.2 4 4 4 2 0 0 32 8.00
M. Drabowsky 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4.35
Totals 11 13 9 8 5 3 0


A-Pinch Hit For Richard In 8th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Russell In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Wolfgang In 9th Inning
D-Pinch Hit For Booker In 10th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 46,541
T- 4:03
LEFT ON BASE- Spirits: 6 Pyrites III:11
DOUBLE PLAYS- Spirits: 1 Pyrites III: 1
TRIPLE PLAYS- Spirits: 0 Pyrites III: 1
ERRORS- M.Wills, J.Cassidy
DOUBLES- T.Pendleton(10th), J.Ray(10th), J.Kelley-2(26th)
TRIPLES- C.Flood(1st), C.Gandil(5th)
HOME RUNS- L.O'Doul(7th)
STOLEN BASES- M.Wills-2(26th), J.Ray(6th), B.Hamilton(13th)
CAUGHT STEALING- J.Cassidy
SACRIFICE HITS- B.Wynegar
WALKS- M.Wills, F.Thomas, L.Parrish, R.Maris, D.Meyer, C.Travis, L.O'Doul,
C.Gandil, J.Johnston
STRIKE OUTS- M.Wills, L.Parrish, J.Richard, B.Hamilton, J.Kelley, C.Gandil,
J.Johnston, B.Wynegar-2, J.Cassidy-2, R.Russell, E.Cabell
GIDP- R.Maris, C.Gandil
WILD PITCHES- J.Richard, J.Mesa










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