Joe Dimaggio homers twice in 8-6 victory over Tricones


Bumbles Bounce 8, Three Valley Tricones 6
Game 121

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Bounce 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 2 8 ? 16 ? 0 ?
Tricones 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 6 ? 6 ? 0 ?
W: Reulbach, E. (18-9)
L: Wagner, B. (2-5)
S: Gagne, E. (18)
HR: J.Dimaggio-2(37th), A.Simmons-2(31st), S.Palm(22nd), K.Griffey Jr.(37th)


Center fielder Joe Dimaggio slammed 2 homeruns and had 3 RBI as the Bumbles Bounce defeated the Three Valley Tricones by a score of 8 to 6 at Wrigley Field '78.

Dimaggio had a big day at the plate. He smashed a solo-shot out of the park in the 2nd inning, ripped a base-knock in the 4th inning, cleared the fences for a two-run home run (his 37th of the season) in the 7th inning and stroked a base-hit in the 9th inning. Bumbles ended up with 16 hits for the game while Three Valley had 6.

Ed Reulbach(18-9) got credit for the victory, pitching 8 innings and allowing 6 runs. Eric Gagne was credited with his 18th save. Billy Wagner(2-5) was charged with the loss in relief. He struck out 4 batters in 1 and 1/3 innings despite losing the game.

Bumbles now has a record of a division leading 70-51. Three Valley has a record of 53-68 after the loss.


at Wrigley Field '78


Bumbles Bounce

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
R. Henderson LF 6 0 1 0 .268
R. Hornsby 2B 3 1 2 0 .369
W. Brown DH 5 0 1 1 .307
J. Dimaggio CF 5 3 4 3 .341
A. Simmons RF 4 2 3 2 .288
S. Palm C 3 1 1 2 .240
R. Yount SS 5 0 2 0 .281
A. Beltre 3B 5 1 2 0 .277
T. Grieve 1B 5 0 0 0 .149
Totals 41 8 16 8

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
E. Reulbach (W, 18-9) 8 5 6 6 9 8 1 152 5.19
E. Gagne (S, 18) 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 22 3.58
Totals 9 6 6 6 10 9 1

Three Valley Tricones

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
J. Robinson 2B 4 0 1 0 .247
J. Votto DH 2 1 0 0 .218
W. Wells SS 5 0 0 0 .260
T. Helton 1B 4 0 1 0 .321
M. Ott RF 2 2 0 0 .271
C. Jones 3B 4 1 1 2 .286
O. Johnson LF 4 1 1 0 .291
K. Griffey Jr. CF 4 1 2 4 .231
R. Campanella C 3 0 0 0 .238
Totals 32 6 6 6

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
D. Leonard 6 9 3 3 2 5 2 87 5.80
B. Wagner (L, 2-5) BS(4) 1.1 3 3 3 2 4 2 44 4.09
C. Brandom 1.2 4 2 2 1 1 1 33 3.71
Totals 9 16 8 8 5 10 5



ATTENDANCE- 27,916
T- 3:25
LEFT ON BASE- Bounce:11 Tricones:10
DOUBLE PLAYS- Bounce: 1 Tricones: 2
DOUBLES- C.Jones(22nd)
HOME RUNS- J.Dimaggio-2(37th), A.Simmons-2(31st), S.Palm(22nd),
K.Griffey Jr.(37th)
WALKS- R.Hornsby-2, A.Simmons, S.Palm-2, J.Robinson, J.Votto-2, T.Helton,
M.Ott-3, C.Jones, O.Johnson, R.Campanella
HIT BY PITCH- J.Votto
STRIKE OUTS- R.Henderson, R.Hornsby, W.Brown, A.Simmons, S.Palm, R.Yount,
A.Beltre, T.Grieve-3, J.Robinson, J.Votto-2, W.Wells-2, T.Helton-2,
O.Johnson, R.Campanella
GIDP- S.Palm, R.Yount, M.Ott










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