Ed Seward leads Hitmen past Spiders, 6-1


Hardball Hitmen 6, Cleveland Spiders 1
Game 66

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Hitmen 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 6 ? 7 ? 0 ?
Spiders 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 ? 12 ? 2 ?
W: Seward, E. (7-8)
L: Joss, A. (11-5)
HR: J.Bottomley(24th), H.Rice(2nd)


Ed Seward went the distance and Hack Wilson had 2 base hits and 3 RBI at Forbes Field '65 as the Hardball Hitmen beat the Cleveland Spiders 6 to 1.

Hardball jumped out to the early lead in the first inning scoring 2 runs. After an out was recorded, Jack Clark initiated the scoring spurt when he drew a walk. Jim Bottomley was next to the plate and he drew a walk. One out later, Eddie Mathews came up and he drew a walk to load the bases. Wilson stepped in and he delivered a single which was good for two runs. That early scoring held up. Cleveland had 12 hits in the game while Hardball had 7, but Hardball had the more timely hits.

The win was credited to Seward(7-8) who went the whole way allowing 1 run. Addie Joss(11-5) ended up with the loss. He pitched 7 innings and surrendered 7 hits and 4 walks.


at Forbes Field '65


Hardball Hitmen

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
L. Appling SS 5 1 1 1 .265
J. Clark RF 3 1 0 0 .291
J. Bottomley 1B 4 2 1 2 .309
A. Belle LF 4 1 0 0 .275
E. Mathews 3B 3 0 1 0 .287
H. Wilson CF 4 0 2 3 .304
B. Doran 2B 4 0 2 0 .241
J. Zimmerman C 4 0 0 0 .067
E. Seward P 4 1 0 0 .079
Totals 35 6 7 6

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
E. Seward (W, 7-8) 9 12 1 1 2 5 1 143 5.51
Totals 9 12 1 1 2 5 1

Cleveland Spiders

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
E. Combs CF 5 0 1 0 .325
J. Pesky SS 4 0 4 0 .382
G. Sisler 1B 5 0 0 0 .312
R. Hornsby 2B 4 0 0 0 .290
H. Rice LF,3B 4 1 1 1 .289
J. Mauer C 3 0 3 0 .318
E. Flick RF,LF 4 0 2 0 .264
K. Caminiti 3B 3 0 1 0 .242
   B - J. Collins PH,RF 1 0 0 0 .243
A. Joss P 2 0 0 0 .091
   A - M. Galatzer PH 1 0 0 0 .244
T. Fox P 0 0 0 0 .000
   C - B. Benedict PH 1 0 0 0 .286
Totals 37 1 12 1

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
A. Joss (L, 11-5) 7 7 6 4 4 7 1 120 2.88
T. Fox 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 18 2.98
Totals 9 7 6 4 4 9 1


A-Pinch Hit For Joss In 7th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Caminiti In 8th Inning
C-Pinch Hit For Fox In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 27,691
T- 3:31
LEFT ON BASE- Hitmen: 6 Spiders:11
DOUBLE PLAYS- Hitmen: 1 Spiders: 0
ERRORS- J.Pesky, H.Rice
HOME RUNS- J.Bottomley(24th), H.Rice(2nd)
CAUGHT STEALING- B.Doran
WALKS- J.Clark-2, J.Bottomley, E.Mathews, J.Pesky, J.Mauer
STRIKE OUTS- J.Bottomley, E.Mathews, H.Wilson, B.Doran, J.Zimmerman-2,
E.Seward-3, E.Combs, G.Sisler, R.Hornsby-2, E.Flick
GIDP- K.Caminiti










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