Vatican City Popeflies #3 beat La Junta Coyotes 4-3


Vatican City Popeflies #3 4, La Junta Coyotes 3
Game 148

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Coyotes 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 ? 7 ? 1 ?
Popeflies #3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 4 ? 8 ? 0 ?
W: Myers, R. (7-11)
L: Taylor, D. (4-10)
HR: T.Burns(5th), G.Schaefer(3rd)


In a great finish the Vatican City Popeflies #3 won in dramatic fashion over the La Junta Coyotes by a score of 4 to 3 at Fenway Park '71.

Vatican City had the winning rally in the bottom of the 9th inning with 2 runs using 2 hits. Red Murray led off and he lashed a single. Harmon Killebrew was a strikeout victim, unable to help out. Len Randle then banged out a single. Randle then stole second base. John Ward came to the plate and was walked intentionally to load the bases. Jim Sundberg joined his teammates in the uprising and drew a walk resulting in a run. Bill North was next to the plate and he drew a walk making Vatican City the winners and sending the 47,005 fans home happy. Vatican City finished with 8 hits in the victory.

Randy Myers(7-11) got the win allowing 1 run in 2 innings. Dummy Taylor(4-10) absorbed the loss in relief. Myers and Murray were really whooping it up in the clubhouse after the great come from behind victory. As Noah noted, 'A win like this one can do wonders for a team's attitude.' Everyone shares in the joy - the fans, the players - even you guys - it's better than winning by a dozen runs!'


at Fenway Park '71


La Junta Coyotes

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
J. Gardner CF 4 1 1 0 .271
T. Burns 3B 3 1 1 1 .277
J. Judge 1B 4 0 3 1 .312
K. Kelly RF 3 0 0 0 .359
E. Hinske LF 4 0 1 0 .212
B. Sullivan C 3 0 0 0 .251
   C - R. Dooin C 1 0 0 0 .244
G. Schaefer 2B 3 1 1 1 .304
D. Taylor P 0 0 0 0 .714
B. Wallace SS 3 0 0 0 .251
C. Cummings P 2 0 0 0 .099
   A - D. Baylor PH 1 0 0 0 .239
G. Morton P 0 0 0 0 .333
R. Works P 0 0 0 0 .500
R. Davis P 0 0 0 0 .250
   D - F. Raymer 2B 0 0 0 0 .286
Totals 31 3 7 3

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
C. Cummings 6 4 2 1 0 1 0 83 3.58
G. Morton 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 6.08
R. Works 0.1 0 0 0 2 0 0 11 5.45
R. Davis 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 21 4.48
D. Taylor (L, 4-10) BS(6) 0.1 2 2 2 3 1 0 21 5.58
Totals 8 1/3 8 4 3 5 3 0

Vatican City Popeflies #3

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
P. Bradley CF 4 1 1 0 .312
P. Guerrero LF 4 0 1 0 .321
H. Greenberg 1B 4 0 1 0 .278
R. Murray RF 4 2 3 1 .297
H. Killebrew 3B 4 0 1 0 .305
L. Randle 2B 3 1 1 0 .279
J. Ward SS 2 0 0 0 .341
J. Sundberg C 2 0 0 1 .200
R. Caldwell P 2 0 0 0 .175
D. Hall P 0 0 0 0 .320
   B - R. Leflore PH 1 0 0 0 .237
R. Myers P 0 0 0 0 .000
   E - B. North PH 0 0 0 1 .346
Totals 30 4 8 3

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
R. Caldwell 5.1 4 1 1 2 5 1 75 5.31
D. Hall (BS, 5) 1.2 1 1 1 0 2 1 19 3.56
R. Myers (W, 7-11) 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 29 4.81
Totals 9 7 3 3 3 8 2


A-Pinch Hit For Cummings In 7th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Hall In 7th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Sullivan In 8th Inning
D-Subbed Defensively (2B) For Davis In 9th Inning
E-Pinch Hit For Myers In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 47,005
T- 2:43
LEFT ON BASE- Coyotes: 5 Popeflies #3: 6
DOUBLE PLAYS- Coyotes: 3 Popeflies #3: 2
ERRORS- C.Cummings
DOUBLES- J.Judge-2(28th), E.Hinske(7th), P.Bradley(10th), R.Murray(27th)
HOME RUNS- T.Burns(5th), G.Schaefer(3rd)
STOLEN BASES- G.Schaefer(5th), R.Murray-2(32nd), L.Randle(14th)
SACRIFICE HITS- T.Burns, J.Ward
WALKS- K.Kelly, G.Schaefer, B.Wallace, L.Randle, J.Ward, J.Sundberg-2, B.North
STRIKE OUTS- J.Gardner-2, T.Burns, K.Kelly, E.Hinske, G.Schaefer, B.Wallace-2,
P.Bradley, H.Killebrew, J.Sundberg
GIDP- K.Kelly, E.Hinske, H.Greenberg, J.Ward, R.Leflore
WILD PITCHES- R.Myers










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