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Atlanta Crackers (LAD) @ Bakersfield Bullets (NEV)
April 5-7, 1963
Evangeline Field (Bakersfield)
Atlanta Crackers at Bakersfield Bullets
April 5, 1963

TOP OF THE FIRST
Steve Hargan takes the mound for the Bullets.
Billy Williams struck out. <--->
Doug Clemens flied out to left. <--->
Duke Carmel walked. <--1>
Jeoff Long flied out to left. <--1>
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the first, the game is tied at 0.

BOTTOM OF THE FIRST
Nelson Briles takes the mound for the Crackers.
Jose Cardenal lined out to left. <--->
Roger Repoz flied out to left field. <--->
Mack Jones flied out to right. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the first, the game is tied at 0.

TOP OF THE SECOND
Ed Spiezio singled through the right side. <--1>
Dave Ricketts singled to left field. <-21>
Bud Bloomfield walked. <321>
Phil Gagliano flied out to right field. <321>
Ed Spiezio tagged up and reached home, scoring a run. <-21>
Nelson Briles laid down a sacrifice bunt to third. <32->
Billy Williams struck out. <32->
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
In the middle of the second, Atlanta leads 1 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE SECOND
Bob Bailey singled to right. <--1>
Wes Parker popped up to second. <--1>
Denis Menke grounded to short, forcing the runner at second. <--1>
Don Pavletich flied out to left field. <--1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the second, Bakersfield trails 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE THIRD
Doug Clemens singled through the left side. <--1>
Doug Clemens went for an extra base and reached second. <-2->
Duke Carmel singled through the left side, scoring a run. <--1>
Jeoff Long grounded to first for a double play (3-6-1). <--->
Ed Spiezio singled to left. <--1>
Dave Ricketts grounded to first. <--1>
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the third, Atlanta leads 2 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE THIRD
Gene Alley grounded to short. <--->
Steve Hargan grounded to third. <--->
Jose Cardenal walked. <--1>
Jose Cardenal stole second. <-2->
Roger Repoz singled to left, scoring a run. <--1>
Roger Repoz went for an extra base and reached second. <-2->
Mack Jones struck out. <-2->
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the third, Bakersfield trails 2 to 1.

TOP OF THE FOURTH
Bud Bloomfield grounded to short. <--->
Phil Gagliano walked. <--1>
Nelson Briles laid down a sacrifice bunt to third. <-2->
Billy Williams flied out to right field. <-2->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the fourth, Atlanta leads 2 to 1.

BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH
Bob Bailey walked. <--1>
Wes Parker walked. <-21>
Denis Menke singled down the first base line, scoring a run. <3-1>
Don Pavletich lined out to center. <3-1>
Gene Alley singled to center field, scoring a run. <-21>
Tony Oliva pinch hit for Steve Hargan. <-21>
Tony Oliva lined out to right. <-21>
Jose Cardenal grounded to the pitcher. <-21>
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
At the end of the fourth, Bakersfield leads 3 to 2.

TOP OF THE FIFTH
Dick Kelley came in to pitch for the Bullets. <--->
Doug Clemens grounded to first. <--->
Duke Carmel walked. <--1>
Jeoff Long struck out. <--1>
Duke Carmel was caught stealing second. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the fifth, Atlanta trails 3 to 2.

BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH
Roger Repoz walked. <--1>
Mack Jones walked. <-21>
Bob Bailey grounded to short for a double play (6-5-3). <-2->
Wes Parker singled through the hole, scoring a run. <--1>
Denis Menke walked. <-21>
Don Pavletich singled to left field, scoring a run. <3-1>
Gene Alley doubled to left-center for two RBIs. <-2->
Dick Kelley singled to left field. <3-1>
Jose Cardenal flied out to right. <3-1>
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
At the end of the fifth, Bakersfield leads 7 to 2.

TOP OF THE SIXTH
Ed Spiezio reached first on a fielding error by the center fielder. <--1>
Dave Ricketts grounded to second for a double play (4-6-3). <--->
Bud Bloomfield grounded to second. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the sixth, Atlanta trails 7 to 2.

BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH
Roger Repoz doubled over the third baseman. <-2->
Roger Repoz stole third. <3-->
Mack Jones struck out. <3-->
Bob Bailey grounded to third, scoring a run. <--->
Gary Neibauer came in to pitch for the Crackers. <--->
Wes Parker flied out to center field. <--->
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the sixth, Bakersfield leads 8 to 2.

TOP OF THE SEVENTH
Phil Gagliano grounded to first base. <--->
Gary Neibauer struck out. <--->
Billy Williams flied out to center. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the seventh, Atlanta trails 8 to 2.

BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH
Denis Menke doubled to left-center. <-2->
Don Pavletich grounded to first. <-2->
Gene Alley singled to center field. <3-1>
Donn Clendenon pinch hit for Dick Kelley. <3-1>
Donn Clendenon grounded to short for a double play (6-4-3). <3-->
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the seventh, Bakersfield leads 8 to 2.

TOP OF THE EIGHTH
Clay Carroll came in to pitch for the Bullets. <--->
Doug Clemens singled down the third base line. <--1>
Duke Carmel walked. <-21>
Jeoff Long grounded to second for a double play (4-6-3). <3-->
Ed Spiezio struck out. <3-->
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the eighth, Atlanta trails 8 to 2.

BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH
Jose Cardenal hit an infield single to second. <--1>
Roger Repoz struck out. <--1>
Mack Jones singled to left. <-21>
Bob Bailey flied out to right. <-21>
Wes Parker popped up to the second baseman. <-21>
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
At the end of the eighth, Bakersfield leads 8 to 2.

TOP OF THE NINTH
Dave Ricketts walked. <--1>
Bud Bloomfield grounded to third, forcing the runner at second. <--1>
Phil Gagliano grounded to the pitcher, forcing the runner at second. <--1>
Corky Withrow pinch hit for Gary Neibauer. <--1>
Corky Withrow singled to left. <-21>
Billy Williams grounded to second. <-21>

BULLETS WIN: 8-2
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +  R  H  E
      Crackers (ATL) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0    2  7  0
       Bullets (BAK) 0 0 1 2 4 1 0 0 x    8 13  1

ATLANTA              ab  h bb  r hr bi  k sb     avg
B. Williams (CF)      5  0  0  0  0  0  2  0    .000
D. Clemens (RF)       4  2  0  1  0  0  0  0    .500
D. Carmel (LF)        1  1  3  0  0  1  0  0   1.000
J. Long (1B)          4  0  0  0  0  0  1  0    .000
E. Spiezio (3B)       4  2  0  1  0  0  1  0    .500
D. Ricketts (C)       3  1  1  0  0  0  0  0    .333
B. Bloomfield (SS)    3  0  1  0  0  0  0  0    .000
P. Gagliano (2B)      2  0  1  0  0  1  0  0    .000
N. Briles (P)         0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 G. Neibauer (P)      1  0  0  0  0  0  1  0    .000
 C. Withrow (P)       1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0   1.000
TOTALS               28  7  6  2  0  2  5  0

   2B:  D. Clemens (1)

         ATLANTA   ip  h bb hr  r er  k pit    ERA
       N. Briles  5.2  9  6  0  8  8  2 109  12.71
     G. Neibauer  2.1  4  0  0  0  0  1  41   0.00
          TOTALS  8.0 13  6  0  8  8  3 150

BAKERSFIELD          ab  h bb  r hr bi  k sb     avg
J. Cardenal (LF)      4  1  1  1  0  0  0  1    .250
R. Repoz (CF)         4  2  1  1  0  1  1  1    .500
M. Jones (RF)         4  1  1  1  0  0  2  0    .200
B. Bailey (3B)        4  1  1  1  0  1  0  0    .273
W. Parker (1B)        4  1  1  2  0  1  0  0    .250
D. Menke (2B)         3  2  1  1  0  1  0  0    .300
D. Pavletich (C)      4  1  0  1  0  1  0  0    .250
G. Alley (SS)         4  3  0  0  0  3  0  0    .286
S. Hargan (P)         1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 T. Oliva (P)         1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .333
 D. Kelley (P)        1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0    .500
 D. Clendenon (P)     1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .167
 C. Carroll (P)       0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
TOTALS               35 13  6  8  0  8  3  2

   2B:  D. Menke (2), R. Repoz 2 (2), G. Alley (1)

     BAKERSFIELD   ip  h bb hr  r er  k pit    ERA
       S. Hargan  4.0  5  3  0  2  2  2  63   4.50
       D. Kelley  3.0  0  1  0  0  0  2  34   2.08
      C. Carroll  2.0  2  2  0  0  0  1  33   0.00
          TOTALS  9.0  7  6  0  2  2  5 130

     WP: D. Kelley (1-1)
     LP: N. Briles (0-1)

     Temperature: 67F
     Wind: 3 MPH (out to right)
     Attendance: 5,215
     Time: 3:11
Atlanta Crackers at Bakersfield Bullets
April 6, 1963

TOP OF THE FIRST
Ray Culp takes the mound for the Bullets.
Billy Williams doubled in the left field gap. <-2->
Doug Clemens lined out to left. <-2->
Duke Carmel popped up to short. <-2->
Jeoff Long grounded to second. <-2->
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the first, the game is tied at 0.

BOTTOM OF THE FIRST
Steve Carlton takes the mound for the Crackers.
Jose Cardenal walked. <--1>
Jose Cardenal stole second. <-2->
Wes Parker walked. <-21>
Steve Carlton threw a wild pitch. <32->
Roger Repoz struck out. <32->
Jesus Alou lined out to center. <32->
Steve Carlton threw a wild pitch - a run scored. <3-->
Tony Perez struck out. <3-->
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the first, Bakersfield leads 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE SECOND
Ed Spiezio grounded to short. <--->
Dave Ricketts singled to right. <--1>
Bud Bloomfield struck out. <--1>
Phil Gagliano struck out. <--1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the second, Atlanta trails 1 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE SECOND
Denis Menke grounded to the shortstop. <--->
Gene Alley struck out. <--->
Don Pavletich singled up the middle. <--1>
Ray Culp struck out. <--1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the second, Bakersfield leads 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE THIRD
Steve Carlton grounded to the second baseman. <--->
Billy Williams struck out. <--->
Doug Clemens grounded to second. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the third, Atlanta trails 1 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE THIRD
Jose Cardenal struck out. <--->
Wes Parker walked. <--1>
Roger Repoz struck out. <--1>
Jesus Alou grounded back to the pitcher. <--1>
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the third, Bakersfield leads 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE FOURTH
Duke Carmel grounded to first. <--->
Jeoff Long flied out to center. <--->
Ed Spiezio struck out. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the fourth, Atlanta trails 1 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH
Tony Perez flied out to left field. <--->
Denis Menke popped up to second. <--->
Gene Alley popped up foul down the first base line. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the fourth, Bakersfield leads 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE FIFTH
Dave Ricketts struck out. <--->
Bud Bloomfield flied out to center. <--->
Phil Gagliano grounded to first. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the fifth, Atlanta trails 1 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH
Don Pavletich hit an infield single to short. <--1>
Ray Culp popped up to the pitcher. <--1>
Jose Cardenal lined out to center. <--1>
Wes Parker walked. <-21>
Roger Repoz walked. <321>
Jesus Alou popped up to the first baseman in foul ground. <321>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 3 left on base.
At the end of the fifth, Bakersfield leads 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE SIXTH
Steve Carlton struck out. <--->
Billy Williams lined out to first base. <--->
Doug Clemens lined out to left. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the sixth, Atlanta trails 1 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH
Tony Perez struck out. <--->
Denis Menke flied out to left. <--->
Gene Alley popped up to second. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the sixth, Bakersfield leads 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE SEVENTH
Duke Carmel flied out to center. <--->
Jeoff Long singled up the middle. <--1>
Ron Herbel came in to pitch for the Bullets. <--1>
Ed Spiezio popped up to first. <--1>
Dave Ricketts grounded to the second baseman. <--1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the seventh, Atlanta trails 1 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH
Don Pavletich reached second on a fielding error by the right fielder. <-2->
Ron Herbel walked. <-21>
Jose Cardenal popped up to second. <-21>
Wes Parker laid down a sacrifice bunt to the pitcher. <32->
Donn Clendenon pinch hit for Roger Repoz. <32->
Donn Clendenon lined out to center. <32->
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, and 2 left on base.
At the end of the seventh, Bakersfield leads 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE EIGHTH
Mack Jones came in to play Center Field. <--->
Bud Bloomfield grounded to second. <--->
Phil Gagliano flied out to left. <--->
Corky Withrow pinch hit for Steve Carlton. <--->
Corky Withrow singled through the right side. <--1>
Billy Williams flied out to left field. <--1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the eighth, Atlanta trails 1 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH
Ron Willis came in to pitch for the Crackers. <--->
Jesus Alou grounded to the second baseman. <--->
Tony Perez struck out. <--->
Denis Menke popped up to the second baseman. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the eighth, Bakersfield leads 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE NINTH
Doug Clemens struck out. <--->
Duke Carmel doubled down the left field line. <-2->
Ron Reed came in to pitch for the Bullets. <-2->
Jeoff Long grounded to third. <-2->
Ed Spiezio flied out to right. <-2->

BULLETS WIN: 1-0
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +  R  H  E
      Crackers (ATL) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0    0  5  1
       Bullets (BAK) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 x    1  2  0

ATLANTA              ab  h bb  r hr bi  k sb     avg
B. Williams (CF)      4  1  0  0  0  0  1  0    .111
D. Clemens (RF)       4  0  0  0  0  0  1  0    .250
D. Carmel (LF)        4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0    .400
J. Long (1B)          4  1  0  0  0  0  0  0    .125
E. Spiezio (3B)       4  0  0  0  0  0  1  0    .250
D. Ricketts (C)       3  1  0  0  0  0  1  0    .333
B. Bloomfield (SS)    3  0  0  0  0  0  1  0    .000
P. Gagliano (2B)      3  0  0  0  0  0  1  0    .000
S. Carlton (P)        2  0  0  0  0  0  1  0    .000
 C. Withrow (P)       1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0   1.000
 R. Willis (P)        0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
TOTALS               32  5  0  0  0  0  7  0

   2B:  B. Williams (1), D. Carmel (1)

         ATLANTA   ip  h bb hr  r er  k pit    ERA
      S. Carlton  7.0  2  6  0  1  1  7 131   1.29
       R. Willis  1.0  0  0  0  0  0  1  12   0.00
          TOTALS  8.0  2  6  0  1  1  8 143

BAKERSFIELD          ab  h bb  r hr bi  k sb     avg
J. Cardenal (LF)      3  0  1  1  0  0  1  1    .200
W. Parker (1B)        0  0  3  0  0  0  0  0    .250
R. Repoz (CF)         2  0  1  0  0  0  2  0    .400
 D. Clendenon (P)     1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .154
 M. Jones (P)         0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .200
J. Alou (RF)          4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .071
T. Perez (3B)         4  0  0  0  0  1  3  0    .222
D. Menke (2B)         4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .214
G. Alley (SS)         3  0  0  0  0  0  1  0    .235
D. Pavletich (C)      3  2  0  0  0  0  0  0    .333
R. Culp (P)           2  0  0  0  0  0  1  0    .000
 R. Herbel (P)        0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 R. Reed (P)          0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
TOTALS               26  2  6  1  0  1  8  1


     BAKERSFIELD   ip  h bb hr  r er  k pit    ERA
         R. Culp  6.1  3  0  0  0  0  6  97   0.00
       R. Herbel  2.0  2  0  0  0  0  1  26   1.93
         R. Reed  0.2  0  0  0  0  0  0   8   0.00
          TOTALS  9.0  5  0  0  0  0  7 131

     WP: R. Culp (2-0)
     LP: S. Carlton (0-1)
     SV: R. Reed (2)

     Temperature: 71F
     Wind: 2 MPH (in from center)
     Attendance: 5,215
     Time: 2:34
Atlanta Crackers at Bakersfield Bullets
April 7, 1963

TOP OF THE FIRST
Wade Blasingame takes the mound for the Bullets.
Billy Williams lined out to center field. <--->
Gary Kolb singled in the left field gap. <--1>
Corky Withrow grounded to second. <-2->
Doug Clemens lined out to right. <-2->
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the first, the game is tied at 0.

BOTTOM OF THE FIRST
Jim Bibby takes the mound for the Crackers.
Jose Cardenal lined out to right. <--->
Donn Clendenon struck out. <--->
Roger Repoz walked. <--1>
Mack Jones doubled in the right field gap. <32->
Tony Perez walked. <321>
Jerry Grote struck out. <321>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 3 left on base.
At the end of the first, the game is tied at 0.

TOP OF THE SECOND
Jeoff Long homered to right-center. <--->
Mike Shannon struck out. <--->
Phil Gagliano singled to left field. <--1>
Jerry Buchek struck out. <--1>
Jim Bibby lined out to center. <--1>
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the second, Atlanta leads 1 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE SECOND
Gene Alley singled into right field. <--1>
Cookie Rojas walked. <-21>
Wade Blasingame flied out to left field. <-21>
Jose Cardenal flied out to right. <-21>
Donn Clendenon struck out. <-21>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
At the end of the second, Bakersfield trails 1 to 0.

TOP OF THE THIRD
Billy Williams hit an infield single to first. <--1>
Gary Kolb flied out to right. <--1>
Corky Withrow flied out to right. <--1>
Billy Williams stole second. <-2->
Doug Clemens singled to left, scoring a run. <--1>
Jeoff Long popped up to short. <--1>
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the third, Atlanta leads 2 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE THIRD
Roger Repoz struck out. <--->
Mack Jones grounded to third. <--->
Tony Perez walked. <--1>
Jerry Grote singled to right, advancing the runner to third. <3-1>
Gene Alley walked. <321>
Cookie Rojas struck out. <321>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 3 left on base.
At the end of the third, Bakersfield trails 2 to 0.

TOP OF THE FOURTH
Mike Shannon struck out. <--->
Phil Gagliano flied out to left field. <--->
Jerry Buchek struck out. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the fourth, Atlanta leads 2 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH
Wade Blasingame grounded to second. <--->
Jose Cardenal singled up the middle. <--1>
Donn Clendenon walked. <-21>
Roger Repoz singled to right, scoring a run. <3-1>
Mack Jones popped up foul down the first base line. <3-1>
Tony Perez grounded to the second baseman. <3-1>
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
At the end of the fourth, Bakersfield trails 2 to 1.

TOP OF THE FIFTH
Jim Bibby singled in the left field gap. <--1>
Billy Williams struck out. <--1>
Gary Kolb walked. <-21>
Corky Withrow grounded to second for a double play (4-6-3). <-2->
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the fifth, Atlanta leads 2 to 1.

BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH
Jerry Grote singled to right. <--1>
Gene Alley flied out to left field. <--1>
Cookie Rojas lined out to left. <--1>
Tony Oliva pinch hit for Wade Blasingame. <--1>
Tony Oliva flied out to right. <--1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the fifth, Bakersfield trails 2 to 1.

TOP OF THE SIXTH
Hank Fischer came in to pitch for the Bullets. <--->
Doug Clemens grounded to first. <--->
Jeoff Long flied out to right. <--->
Mike Shannon singled to left. <--1>
Phil Gagliano popped up to the second baseman. <--1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the sixth, Atlanta leads 2 to 1.

BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH
Jose Cardenal struck out. <--->
Donn Clendenon hit an infield single to third. <--1>
Roger Repoz lined out to left field. <--1>
Mack Jones singled up the middle. <-21>
Tony Perez walked. <321>
Don Pavletich pinch hit for Jerry Grote. <321>
Don Pavletich flied out to left field. <321>
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 3 left on base.
At the end of the sixth, Bakersfield trails 2 to 1.

TOP OF THE SEVENTH
Jerry Buchek singled through the left side. <--1>
Jim Bibby laid down a sacrifice bunt to the pitcher. <-2->
Billy Williams grounded to third. <-2->
Gary Kolb flied out to left field. <-2->
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the seventh, Atlanta leads 2 to 1.

BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH
Ron Willis came in to pitch for the Crackers. <--->
Dave Ricketts came in to play Catcher. <--->
Duke Carmel came in to play Left Field. <--->
Bud Bloomfield came in to play First Base. <--->
Gene Alley grounded to the shortstop. <--->
Cookie Rojas struck out. <--->
Denis Menke pinch hit for Hank Fischer. <--->
Denis Menke walked. <--1>
Ron Willis threw a wild pitch. <-2->
Jose Cardenal grounded to third. <-2->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the seventh, Bakersfield trails 2 to 1.

TOP OF THE EIGHTH
Ron Herbel came in to pitch for the Bullets. <--->
Bud Bloomfield grounded to third. <--->
Duke Carmel struck out. <--->
Jeoff Long flied out to right. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the eighth, Atlanta leads 2 to 1.

BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH
Donn Clendenon struck out. <--->
Roger Repoz walked. <--1>
Mack Jones popped up to second. <--1>
Roger Repoz stole second. <-2->
Tony Perez walked. <-21>
Don Pavletich grounded to the second baseman. <-21>
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
At the end of the eighth, Bakersfield trails 2 to 1.

TOP OF THE NINTH
Dave Ricketts popped up to second. <--->
Phil Gagliano singled into right field. <--1>
Jerry Buchek popped up back to the pitcher. <--1>
George Kernek pinch hit for Ron Willis. <--1>
George Kernek walked. <-21>
Billy Williams struck out. <-21>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
In the middle of the ninth, Atlanta leads 2 to 1.

BOTTOM OF THE NINTH
Harry Fanok came in to pitch for the Crackers. <--->
Gene Alley walked. <--1>
Cookie Rojas bunts for a base hit to first. <-21>
Ron Herbel laid down a sacrifice bunt to the pitcher. <32->
Jose Cardenal flied out to right. <32->
Gene Alley tagged up and reached home, scoring a run. <-2->
Donn Clendenon doubled down the left field line, scoring a run. <-2->

BULLETS WIN: 3-2
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +  R  H  E
      Crackers (ATL) 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0    2  9  0
       Bullets (BAK) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2    3 10  0

ATLANTA              ab  h bb  r hr bi  k sb     avg
B. Williams (RF)      5  1  0  1  0  0  2  1    .143
G. Kolb (CF)          3  1  1  0  0  0  0  0    .333
C. Withrow (1B)       3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .400
 B. Bloomfield (P)    1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
D. Clemens (LF)       3  1  0  0  0  1  0  0    .273
 D. Carmel (P)        1  0  0  0  0  0  1  0    .333
J. Long (3B)          4  1  0  1  1  1  0  0    .167
M. Shannon (C)        3  1  0  0  0  0  2  0    .333
 D. Ricketts (P)      1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .286
P. Gagliano (SS)      4  2  0  0  0  0  0  0    .222
J. Buchek (2B)        4  1  0  0  0  0  2  0    .250
J. Bibby (P)          2  1  0  0  0  0  0  0    .500
 R. Willis (P)        0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 G. Kernek (P)        0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 H. Fanok (P)         0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
TOTALS               34  9  2  2  1  2  7  1

   HR:  J. Long (1)

         ATLANTA   ip  h bb hr  r er  k pit    ERA
        J. Bibby  6.0  8  7  0  1  1  6 140   1.50
       R. Willis  2.0  0  3  0  0  0  2  37   0.00
        H. Fanok  0.2  2  1  0  2  2  0  15  27.00
          TOTALS  8.2 10 11  0  3  3  8 192

BAKERSFIELD          ab  h bb  r hr bi  k sb     avg
J. Cardenal (LF)      5  1  0  1  0  1  1  0    .200
D. Clendenon (1B)     5  2  1  0  0  1  3  0    .222
R. Repoz (CF)         3  1  2  0  0  1  1  1    .385
M. Jones (RF)         5  2  0  0  0  0  0  0    .267
T. Perez (3B)         1  0  4  0  0  0  0  0    .200
J. Grote (C)          3  2  0  0  0  0  1  0    .500
 D. Pavletich (P)     2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .294
G. Alley (SS)         3  1  2  1  0  0  0  0    .250
C. Rojas (2B)         4  1  1  1  0  0  2  0    .143
W. Blasingame (P)     2  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 T. Oliva (P)         1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .250
 H. Fischer (P)       0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 D. Menke (P)         0  0  1  0  0  0  0  0    .214
 R. Herbel (P)        0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
TOTALS               34 10 11  3  0  3  8  1

   2B:  M. Jones (1), D. Clendenon (1)

     BAKERSFIELD   ip  h bb hr  r er  k pit    ERA
   W. Blasingame  5.0  6  1  1  2  2  5  84   3.60
      H. Fischer  2.0  2  0  0  0  0  0  24   0.00
       R. Herbel  2.0  1  1  0  0  0  2  28   1.35
          TOTALS  9.0  9  2  1  2  2  7 136

     WP: R. Herbel (1-0)
     LP: H. Fanok (0-1)

     Temperature: 66F
     Wind: 3 MPH (in from center)
     Attendance: 5,215
     Time: 3:10