Walter Johnson (BRI) K's 13, beats Anvils, 5-2


Brightwood Pioneers 5, Alderton Anvils 2
Game

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Anvils 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 ? 10 ? 0 ?
Pioneers 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 - 5 ? 8 ? 0 ?
W: Johnson, W. (1-1)
L: Brown, K. (0-1)
HR: D.Snider(1st), B.Dickey(2nd), N.Lajoie(1st), A.Simmons(1st)


Walter Johnson whiffed 13 batters and second baseman Nap Lajoie had 4 hits as the Brightwood Pioneers outscored the Alderton Anvils 5 to 2.

Johnson(1-1) pitched a fine game. He went 9 innings allowing 10 hits and 2 walks and allowed 2 gopher balls reducing his ERA from 4.50 to 3.18. Brightwood finished with 8 hits in the victory.

Kevin Brown(0-1) ended up with the loss. Johnson was jubilant in the hometown clubhouse, 'It was a lot of fun out there. The fans gave me a lot of support as did my teammates. We got the victory and I'll sure take 13 strikeouts anytime!'


at County Stadium '78


Alderton Anvils

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
R. Alomar 2B 5 0 2 0 .412
H. Heilmann RF 4 0 0 0 .056
S. Musial 1B 4 0 1 0 .381
B. Bonds LF 4 0 1 0 .278
H. Greenberg DH 4 0 1 0 .381
D. Snider CF 4 1 1 1 .263
R. Yount SS 4 0 1 0 .333
B. Dickey C 4 1 2 1 .333
M. Ott 3B 3 0 1 0 .111
Totals 36 2 10 2

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
K. Brown (L, 0-1) 6.1 5 3 3 4 6 2 112 2.92
T. Burke 1.2 3 2 2 0 0 0 30 4.15
Totals 8 8 5 5 4 6 2

Brightwood Pioneers

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
B. Harper RF 2 1 1 0 .235
N. Lajoie 2B 4 1 4 1 .409
J. Thome 1B 3 0 0 0 .267
A. Belle DH 4 0 0 1 .263
A. Simmons LF 3 2 2 1 .263
T. Speaker CF 4 1 1 1 .300
A. Rosen 3B 4 0 0 0 .167
M. Cochrane C 3 0 0 1 .214
N. Garciaparra SS 4 0 0 0 .368
Totals 31 5 8 5

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
W. Johnson (W, 1-1) 9 10 2 2 2 13 2 139 3.18
Totals 9 10 2 2 2 13 2



ATTENDANCE- 45,122
T- 3:08
LEFT ON BASE- Anvils:10 Pioneers: 7
DOUBLE PLAYS- Anvils: 0 Pioneers: 0
DOUBLES- A.Simmons(1st), T.Speaker(3rd)
HOME RUNS- D.Snider(1st), B.Dickey(2nd), N.Lajoie(1st), A.Simmons(1st)
SACRIFICE HITS- H.Heilmann
SACRIFICE FLIES- M.Cochrane
WALKS- S.Musial, M.Ott, B.Harper-2, J.Thome, A.Simmons
STRIKE OUTS- R.Alomar, S.Musial-2, B.Bonds-3, H.Greenberg-2, D.Snider-2,
R.Yount-3, J.Thome, A.Belle-2, T.Speaker, A.Rosen, N.Garciaparra










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