Rico Petrocelli homers twice in 8-4 victory over Sixers


Foghorn Leghorn18BT6-11 8, Memphis Sixers 4
Game 40

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Leghorn18BT6-11 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4 0 8 ? 12 ? 2 ?
Sixers 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 ? 10 ? 0 ?
W: Clemens, R. (3-3)
L: Holland, B. (0-3)
HR: M.Suttles(8th), A.Rosen(13th), R.Petrocelli-2(9th), M.Mantle(13th), T.Stearnes(9th)


Rico Petrocelli rocketed 2 homeruns as the Foghorn ballclub defeated the Memphis Sixers by the score of 8 to 4 at Fulton Cnty Stdm '78.

Petrocelli enjoyed a fine day at the plate. He delivered a solo blast in the 6th inning and caught a hold of a bad pitch for a Grand Slam homerun (his 9th of the season) in the 8th inning. Foghorn banged out 12 hits on the afternoon.

The win was credited to Roger Clemens(3-3) who went 7 and 2/3 innings allowing 4 runs. Bill Holland(0-3) suffered the loss. He allowed 3 homeruns in 7 innings of work.


at Fulton Cnty Stdm '78


Foghorn Leghorn18BT6-11

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
G. Sheffield DH 4 0 1 0 .294
M. Suttles 1B 5 1 1 1 .259
J. Torre C 4 0 1 0 .238
   A - A. Weis PR 0 1 0 0 ----
   B - P. Borders C 1 0 0 0 .000
M. Ramirez LF 4 2 2 0 .268
   C - J. Birmingham CF 0 0 0 0 .435
A. Rosen 3B 4 2 3 2 .369
R. Petrocelli SS 4 2 2 5 .273
J. Gordon 2B 4 0 1 0 .221
R. Mondesi CF,RF 4 0 0 0 .277
W. Kirkland RF,LF 4 0 1 0 .250
Totals 38 8 12 8

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
R. Clemens (W, 3-3) 7.2 9 4 4 2 7 2 137 5.02
G. Packard (H, 1) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 13 3.86
D. Taylor 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5.28
Totals 9 10 4 4 2 7 2

Memphis Sixers

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
B. Herman RF 5 1 2 0 .339
R. York C 4 0 3 1 .281
M. Mantle CF 5 1 1 1 .262
H. Greenberg 1B 4 1 1 0 .296
T. Stearnes LF 3 1 1 2 .301
T. Perez 3B 4 0 0 0 .273
L. O'Doul DH 4 0 1 0 .230
J. Priddy 2B 3 0 0 0 .197
H. Zimmerman SS 4 0 1 0 .305
Totals 36 4 10 4

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
B. Holland (L, 0-3) 7 10 6 6 0 5 3 122 7.88
M. Garman 0 2 2 2 0 0 1 5 4.32
M. Davis 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 27 5.74
Totals 9 12 8 8 1 7 4


A-Pinch Ran For Torre In 8th Inning
B-Subbed Defensively (C ) For Weis In 8th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (CF) For Ramirez In 8th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 27,896
T- 2:59
LEFT ON BASE- Leghorn18BT6-11: 4 Sixers: 8
DOUBLE PLAYS- Leghorn18BT6-11: 0 Sixers: 0
ERRORS- J.Torre, J.Gordon
DOUBLES- R.York(8th)
TRIPLES- H.Greenberg(2nd)
HOME RUNS- M.Suttles(8th), A.Rosen(13th), R.Petrocelli-2(9th), M.Mantle(13th),
T.Stearnes(9th)
STOLEN BASES- J.Gordon(6th), B.Herman(2nd), T.Stearnes(4th)
CAUGHT STEALING- G.Sheffield
WALKS- G.Sheffield, R.York, J.Priddy
HIT BY PITCH- T.Stearnes
STRIKE OUTS- G.Sheffield, M.Suttles-2, J.Gordon-2, R.Mondesi, W.Kirkland,
H.Greenberg-2, T.Perez-2, J.Priddy-2, H.Zimmerman
WILD PITCHES- R.Clemens-2










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