Dick Ellsworth pitches Spiders past HORNETS, 2-1


Cleveland Spiders 2, NY HORNETS 1
Game 51

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
HORNETS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 ? 9 ? 0 ?
Spiders 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 - 2 ? 6 ? 0 ?
W: Ellsworth, D. (5-5)
L: McDowell, S. (4-6)
S: Wheeler, D. (10)
HR: none


In a game for the baseball purist, Dick Ellsworth(5-5) and Sam McDowell(4-6) squared off in a tense pitching duel, Cleveland Spiders finally emerged victorious over NY HORNETS, 2 to 1.

Cleveland took the lead for keeps in the bottom of the 3rd inning scoring one runner using 2 hits. Ellsworth was helped out by Dan Wheeler who pitched a perfect ninth and recorded his 10th save.


at Forbes Field '65


NY HORNETS

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
H. Johnson 3B 4 0 0 0 .196
B. Richardson 2B 4 0 2 0 .295
B. Ruth 1B 4 0 0 0 .265
T. Davis RF 4 0 2 0 .411
L. O'Doul LF 4 1 2 0 .288
B. Williams CF 4 0 1 0 .303
D. Kessinger SS 2 0 1 1 .119
A. Liska P 0 0 0 0 .000
W. Hershberger C 4 0 1 0 .283
S. McDowell P 0 0 0 0 .000
   A - D. Ainge PH 1 0 0 0 .250
K. Clay P 0 0 0 0 ----
D. Roberts P 0 0 0 0 ----
B. Klinger P 0 0 0 0 ----
   C - T. Kubek SS 1 0 0 0 .303
Totals 32 1 9 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
S. McDowell (L, 4-6) 6 5 2 2 4 7 0 95 4.50
K. Clay 0.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 11 1.54
D. Roberts 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5.87
B. Klinger 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.00
A. Liska 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4.66
Totals 8 6 2 2 4 8 0

Cleveland Spiders

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
G. Kell 3B 4 0 1 0 .223
R. Peckinpaugh SS 2 1 1 0 .239
   B - E. Joost PH,SS 1 0 1 0 .250
G. Sisler 1B 4 0 1 1 .335
R. Hornsby 2B 3 0 0 0 .310
G. Anderson LF 4 0 0 0 .083
E. Flick RF 3 1 1 0 .267
J. Mauer C 2 0 0 0 .314
E. Combs CF 3 0 1 1 .340
D. Ellsworth P 2 0 0 0 .069
T. Fox P 0 0 0 0 .000
D. Wheeler P 0 0 0 0 ----
Totals 28 2 6 2

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
D. Ellsworth (W, 5-5) 7 7 0 0 4 3 0 96 3.34
T. Fox (H, 6) 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 16 3.60
D. Wheeler (S, 10) 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 3.58
Totals 9 9 1 1 4 3 0


A-Pinch Hit For McDowell In 7th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Peckinpaugh In 7th Inning
C-Subbed Defensively (SS) For Klinger In 8th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 23,797
T- 2:43
LEFT ON BASE- HORNETS:10 Spiders: 7
DOUBLE PLAYS- HORNETS: 0 Spiders: 2
DOUBLES- L.O'Doul(8th), R.Peckinpaugh(2nd), G.Sisler(14th), E.Flick(7th)
STOLEN BASES- E.Flick(10th)
CAUGHT STEALING- G.Sisler
SACRIFICE HITS- S.McDowell-2, R.Peckinpaugh
WALKS- H.Johnson, B.Richardson, D.Kessinger-2, R.Hornsby, E.Flick, J.Mauer,
D.Ellsworth
STRIKE OUTS- H.Johnson, B.Ruth, D.Ainge, G.Kell-2, G.Anderson-3, E.Flick,
J.Mauer-2
GIDP- B.Ruth, D.Kessinger










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