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Atlanta Crackers (STL) @ Bakersfield Bullets (NEV)
April 10-12, 1963
Evangeline Field (Bakersfield)
Atlanta Crackers at Bakersfield Bullets
April 10, 1963

TOP OF THE FIRST
Bruce Howard takes the mound for the Bullets.
Billy Williams grounded to short. <--->
Doug Clemens singled through the left side. <--1>
Duke Carmel singled to left. <-21>
Jeoff Long flied out to center. <-21>
Mike Shannon walked. <321>
Dave Ricketts grounded to the pitcher. <321>
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 3 left on base.
In the middle of the first, the game is tied at 0.

BOTTOM OF THE FIRST
Dick Hughes takes the mound for the Crackers.
Jose Cardenal popped up to second. <--->
Donn Clendenon grounded to the pitcher. <--->
Roger Repoz struck out. <--->
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
Bud Bloomfield reached first on a fielding error by the right fielder. <--1>
Bruce Howard threw a wild pitch. <-2->
Phil Gagliano grounded to third. <-2->
Don Pavletich allowed a passed ball. <3-->
Dick Hughes grounded to the third baseman. The lead runner was tagged out at home. <--1>
Billy Williams popped up foul down the third base line. <--1>
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the second, the game is tied at 0.

BOTTOM OF THE SECOND
Tony Oliva grounded to second. <--->
Tony Perez struck out. <--->
Don Pavletich struck out. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the second, the game is tied at 0.

TOP OF THE THIRD
Doug Clemens walked. <--1>
Duke Carmel struck out. <--1>
Jeoff Long flied out to center. <--1>
Mike Shannon lined out to right. <--1>
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the third, the game is tied at 0.

BOTTOM OF THE THIRD
Gene Alley flied out to center. <--->
Denis Menke struck out. <--->
Bruce Howard flied out to left. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the third, the game is tied at 0.

TOP OF THE FOURTH
Dave Ricketts singled through the left side. <--1>
Bud Bloomfield laid down a sacrifice bunt to third. <-2->
Phil Gagliano popped up to short. <-2->
Dick Hughes grounded back to the pitcher. <-2->
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the fourth, the game is tied at 0.

BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH
Jose Cardenal struck out. <--->
Donn Clendenon struck out. <--->
Roger Repoz flied out to center. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the fourth, the game is tied at 0.

TOP OF THE FIFTH
Billy Williams grounded to the shortstop. <--->
Doug Clemens walked. <--1>
Duke Carmel struck out. <--1>
Doug Clemens stole second. <-2->
Jeoff Long struck out. <-2->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the fifth, the game is tied at 0.

BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH
Tony Oliva struck out. <--->
Tony Perez flied out to right. <--->
Don Pavletich singled to left. <--1>
Gene Alley grounded to second. <--1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the fifth, the game is tied at 0.

TOP OF THE SIXTH
Mike Shannon flied out to center field. <--->
Dave Ricketts flied out to right. <--->
Bud Bloomfield flied out to left. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the sixth, the game is tied at 0.

BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH
Denis Menke popped up to second. <--->
Bruce Howard reached first on a fielding error by the pitcher. <--1>
Jose Cardenal singled to right, advancing the runner to third. <3-1>
Donn Clendenon flied out to center. <3-1>
Bruce Howard tagged up and reached home, scoring a run. <--1>
Jose Cardenal stole second. <-2->
Roger Repoz doubled down the right field line, scoring a run. <-2->
Tony Oliva struck out. <-2->
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the sixth, Bakersfield leads 2 to 0.

TOP OF THE SEVENTH
Phil Gagliano walked. <--1>
Dick Hughes grounded to the shortstop for a double play (6-4-3). <--->
Billy Williams struck out. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the seventh, Atlanta trails 2 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH
Tony Perez struck out. <--->
Don Pavletich grounded to first. <--->
Gene Alley hit an infield single to first. <--1>
Denis Menke doubled in the left field gap. <32->
Jesus Alou pinch hit for Bruce Howard. <32->
Jesus Alou flied out to left field. <32->
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
At the end of the seventh, Bakersfield leads 2 to 0.

TOP OF THE EIGHTH
Ron Herbel came in to pitch for the Bullets. <--->
Bob Bailey came in to play Third Base. <--->
Doug Clemens grounded to short. <--->
Duke Carmel lined out to short. <--->
Jeoff Long walked. <--1>
Mike Shannon popped up to the second baseman. <--1>
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the eighth, Atlanta trails 2 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH
Jose Cardenal singled to left. <--1>
Donn Clendenon singled to center. <-21>
Tom Hilgendorf came in to pitch for the Crackers. <-21>
Roger Repoz walked. <321>
Tony Oliva flied out to right. <321>
Jose Cardenal tagged up and reached home, scoring a run. <-21>
Bob Bailey struck out. <-21>
Don Pavletich tripled down the left field line for two RBIs. <3-->
Gene Alley walked. <3-1>
Denis Menke grounded to short. <3-1>
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
At the end of the eighth, Bakersfield leads 5 to 0.

TOP OF THE NINTH
Dave Ricketts singled to center. <--1>
Ron Reed came in to pitch for the Bullets. <--1>
Bud Bloomfield lined out to center. <--1>
Phil Gagliano flied out to center field. <--1>
Corky Withrow pinch hit for Tom Hilgendorf. <--1>
Corky Withrow singled through the left side. <-21>
Billy Williams singled to left field. <321>
Doug Clemens walked, scoring a run. <321>
Duke Carmel struck out. <321>

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

ATLANTA              ab  h bb  r hr bi  k sb     avg
B. Williams (CF)      5  1  0  0  0  0  1  0    .158
D. Clemens (RF)       2  1  3  0  0  1  0  1    .308
D. Carmel (LF)        5  1  0  0  0  0  3  0    .273
J. Long (1B)          3  0  1  0  0  0  1  0    .133
M. Shannon (3B)       3  0  1  0  0  0  0  0    .167
D. Ricketts (C)       4  2  0  1  0  0  0  0    .364
B. Bloomfield (SS)    3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
P. Gagliano (2B)      3  0  1  0  0  0  0  0    .167
D. Hughes (P)         3  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 T. Hilgendorf (P)    0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 C. Withrow (P)       1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0    .500
TOTALS               32  6  6  1  0  1  5  1


         ATLANTA   ip  h bb hr  r er  k pit    ERA
       D. Hughes  7.0  7  0  0  4  2  9 111   2.57
   T. Hilgendorf  1.0  1  2  0  1  1  1  32   9.00
          TOTALS  8.0  8  2  0  5  3 10 143

BAKERSFIELD          ab  h bb  r hr bi  k sb     avg
J. Cardenal (LF)      4  2  0  2  0  0  1  1    .250
D. Clendenon (1B)     3  1  0  1  0  1  1  0    .238
R. Repoz (CF)         3  1  1  1  0  1  1  0    .375
T. Oliva (RF)         3  0  0  0  0  1  2  0    .143
T. Perez (3B)         3  0  0  0  0  0  2  0    .154
 B. Bailey (P)        1  0  0  0  0  0  1  0    .250
D. Pavletich (C)      4  2  0  0  0  2  1  0    .333
G. Alley (SS)         3  1  1  0  0  0  0  0    .261
D. Menke (2B)         4  1  0  0  0  0  1  0    .222
B. Howard (P)         2  0  0  1  0  0  0  0    .000
 J. Alou (P)          1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .067
 R. Herbel (P)        0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 R. Reed (P)          0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
TOTALS               31  8  2  5  0  5 10  1

   2B:  D. Menke (3), R. Repoz (3)
   3B:  D. Pavletich (1)

     BAKERSFIELD   ip  h bb hr  r er  k pit    ERA
       B. Howard  7.0  3  4  0  0  0  4 105   0.00
       R. Herbel  1.0  1  1  0  1  1  0  12   2.35
         R. Reed  1.0  2  1  0  0  0  1  18   0.00
          TOTALS  9.0  6  6  0  1  1  5 135

     WP: B. Howard (2-0)
     LP: D. Hughes (0-1)

     Temperature: 56F
     Wind: Calm
     Attendance: 5,215
     Time: 3:10
Atlanta Crackers at Bakersfield Bullets
April 11, 1963

TOP OF THE FIRST
Marcelino Lopez takes the mound for the Bullets.
Billy Williams struck out. <--->
Gary Kolb walked. <--1>
Corky Withrow flied out to center. <--1>
Doug Clemens struck out. <--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 singled to right. <--1>
Jose Cardenal stole second. <-2->
Wes Parker flied out to left. <-2->
Jose Cardenal stole third. <3-->
Roger Repoz flied out to center field. <3-->
Jose Cardenal tagged up and reached home, scoring a run. <--->
Tony Oliva singled to center. <--1>
Bob Bailey singled to right, advancing the runner to third. <3-1>
Don Pavletich singled up the middle, scoring a run. <-21>
Gene Alley singled to right, scoring a run. <3-1>
Cookie Rojas grounded to second. <3-1>
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
At the end of the first, Bakersfield leads 3 to 0.

TOP OF THE SECOND
Jeoff Long walked. <--1>
Mike Shannon walked. <-21>
Phil Gagliano singled up the middle. <321>
Jeoff Long went for an extra base and reached home, scoring a run. <-21>
Jerry Buchek grounded to the shortstop for a double play (6-5-3). <-2->
Nelson Briles walked. <-21>
Billy Williams struck out. <-21>
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
In the middle of the second, Atlanta trails 3 to 1.

BOTTOM OF THE SECOND
Marcelino Lopez singled to left field. <--1>
Nelson Briles threw a wild pitch. <-2->
Jose Cardenal grounded to first. <3-->
Wes Parker popped up to the shortstop. <3-->
Nelson Briles threw a wild pitch - a run scored. <--->
Roger Repoz walked. <--1>
Tony Oliva grounded to short. <--1>
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the second, Bakersfield leads 4 to 1.

TOP OF THE THIRD
Gary Kolb struck out. <--->
Corky Withrow hit an infield single to short. <--1>
Doug Clemens walked. <-21>
Jeoff Long popped up to second. <-21>
Mike Shannon walked. <321>
Phil Gagliano flied out to right. <321>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 3 left on base.
In the middle of the third, Atlanta trails 4 to 1.

BOTTOM OF THE THIRD
Bob Bailey struck out. <--->
Don Pavletich singled to right. <--1>
Gene Alley homered over the left field fence for two RBIs. <--->
Cookie Rojas singled to right. <--1>
Marcelino Lopez flied out to center field. <--1>
Jose Cardenal singled through the left side. <-21>
Wes Parker popped up to the pitcher. <-21>
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
At the end of the third, Bakersfield leads 6 to 1.

TOP OF THE FOURTH
Jerry Buchek singled down the third base line. <--1>
Nelson Briles singled to center. <-21>
Billy Williams popped up to first base. <-21>
Gary Kolb popped up to the shortstop. <-21>
Corky Withrow walked. <321>
Doug Clemens grounded to third. <321>
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 3 left on base.
In the middle of the fourth, Atlanta trails 6 to 1.

BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH
Roger Repoz grounded to the second baseman. <--->
Tony Oliva singled to center. <--1>
Bob Bailey popped up to second. <--1>
Don Pavletich popped up to second. <--1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the fourth, Bakersfield leads 6 to 1.

TOP OF THE FIFTH
Jim Roland came in to pitch for the Bullets. <--->
Jeoff Long grounded to second. <--->
Mike Shannon popped up to the first baseman in foul ground. <--->
Phil Gagliano lined out to the third baseman. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the fifth, Atlanta trails 6 to 1.

BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH
Gene Alley struck out. <--->
Cookie Rojas struck out. <--->
Jim Roland singled back through the middle. <--1>
Jose Cardenal flied out to center. <--1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the fifth, Bakersfield leads 6 to 1.

TOP OF THE SIXTH
Jerry Buchek singled over the first baseman. <--1>
Nelson Briles singled in the left field gap, advancing the runner to third. <3-1>
Billy Williams popped up to the second baseman. <3-1>
Gary Kolb was hit by a pitch. <321>
Corky Withrow homered over the left field fence for a grand slam. <--->
Doug Clemens grounded to short. <--->
Jeoff Long popped up to short. <--->
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the sixth, Atlanta trails 6 to 5.

BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH
Wes Parker flied out to center field. <--->
Roger Repoz popped up to the second baseman. <--->
Tony Oliva singled to right. <--1>
Bob Bailey grounded to short. <--1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the sixth, Bakersfield leads 6 to 5.

TOP OF THE SEVENTH
Ron Herbel came in to pitch for the Bullets. <--->
Denis Menke came in to play Second Base. <--->
Mike Shannon grounded to the third baseman. <--->
Phil Gagliano struck out. <--->
Jerry Buchek popped up to the first baseman in foul ground. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the seventh, Atlanta trails 6 to 5.

BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH
Don Pavletich walked. <--1>
Gene Alley walked. <-21>
Denis Menke lined out to second. <-21>
Mack Jones pinch hit for Ron Herbel. <-21>
Tom Hilgendorf came in to pitch for the Crackers. <-21>
Mack Jones grounded to short, forcing the runner at second. <3-1>
Jose Cardenal walked. <321>
Donn Clendenon pinch hit for Wes Parker. <321>
Donn Clendenon homered around the foul pole in right for a grand slam. <--->
Roger Repoz singled to right. <--1>
Tony Oliva grounded to second. <--1>
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the seventh, Bakersfield leads 10 to 5.

TOP OF THE EIGHTH
Clay Carroll came in to pitch for the Bullets. <--->
Duke Carmel pinch hit for Tom Hilgendorf. <--->
Duke Carmel reached first on a throwing error by the first baseman. <--1>
Billy Williams struck out. <--1>
Gary Kolb tripled to right-center, scoring a run. <3-->
Corky Withrow grounded to third, scoring a run. <--->
Doug Clemens lined out to first. <--->
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the eighth, Atlanta trails 10 to 7.

BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH
Ron Willis came in to pitch for the Crackers. <--->
Bob Bailey grounded to short. <--->
Don Pavletich flied out to center field. <--->
Gene Alley grounded to short. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the eighth, Bakersfield leads 10 to 7.

TOP OF THE NINTH
Jeoff Long grounded to first. <--->
Mike Shannon walked. <--1>
Phil Gagliano popped up to the second baseman. <--1>
George Kernek pinch hit for Jerry Buchek. <--1>
George Kernek grounded to first base. <--1>

BULLETS WIN: 10-7
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 +  R  H  E
      Crackers (ATL) 0 1 0 0 0 4 0 2 0    7  8  0
       Bullets (BAK) 3 1 2 0 0 0 4 0 x   10 15  1

ATLANTA              ab  h bb  r hr bi  k sb     avg
B. Williams (RF)      5  0  0  0  0  0  3  0    .125
G. Kolb (CF)          3  1  1  2  0  1  1  0    .333
C. Withrow (1B)       4  2  1  1  1  5  0  0    .500
D. Clemens (LF)       4  0  1  0  0  0  1  0    .235
J. Long (3B)          4  0  1  1  0  0  0  0    .105
M. Shannon (C)        2  0  3  0  0  0  0  0    .125
P. Gagliano (SS)      5  1  0  0  0  1  1  0    .176
J. Buchek (2B)        4  2  0  1  0  0  0  0    .375
 G. Kernek (P)        1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
N. Briles (P)         2  2  1  1  0  0  0  0   1.000
 T. Hilgendorf (P)    0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 D. Carmel (P)        1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0    .250
 R. Willis (P)        0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
TOTALS               35  8  8  7  1  7  6  0

   3B:  G. Kolb (1)
   HR:  C. Withrow (1)

         ATLANTA   ip  h bb hr  r er  k pit    ERA
       N. Briles  6.1 13  3  1  7  7  3 130  11.25
   T. Hilgendorf  0.2  2  1  1  3  3  0  25  21.60
       R. Willis  1.0  0  0  0  0  0  0  14   0.00
          TOTALS  8.0 15  4  2 10 10  3 169

BAKERSFIELD          ab  h bb  r hr bi  k sb     avg
J. Cardenal (LF)      4  2  1  2  0  0  0  2    .286
W. Parker (1B)        4  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .125
 D. Clendenon (P)     1  1  0  1  1  4  0  0    .273
R. Repoz (CF)         3  1  1  0  0  2  0  0    .368
T. Oliva (RF)         5  3  0  1  0  0  0  0    .333
B. Bailey (3B)        5  1  0  1  0  0  1  0    .235
D. Pavletich (C)      4  2  1  2  0  1  0  0    .360
G. Alley (SS)         4  2  1  1  1  3  1  0    .296
C. Rojas (2B)         3  1  0  0  0  0  1  0    .200
 D. Menke (P)         1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .211
M. Lopez (P)          2  1  0  1  0  0  0  0    .333
 J. Roland (P)        1  1  0  0  0  0  0  0    .500
 R. Herbel (P)        0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 M. Jones (P)         1  0  0  1  0  0  0  0    .250
 C. Carroll (P)       0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
TOTALS               38 15  4 10  2 10  3  2

   HR:  G. Alley (1), D. Clendenon (3)

     BAKERSFIELD   ip  h bb hr  r er  k pit    ERA
        M. Lopez  4.0  4  7  0  1  1  4  94   4.32
       J. Roland  2.0  3  0  1  4  4  0  42  10.80
       R. Herbel  1.0  0  0  0  0  0  1  10   2.08
      C. Carroll  2.0  1  1  0  2  1  1  41   1.93
          TOTALS  9.0  8  8  1  7  6  6 187

     WP: R. Herbel (2-0)
     LP: N. Briles (0-2)

     Temperature: 51F
     Wind: Calm
     Attendance: 5,215
     Time: 3:21
Atlanta Crackers at Bakersfield Bullets
April 12, 1963

TOP OF THE FIRST
Steve Hargan takes the mound for the Bullets.
Billy Williams popped up to the third baseman. <--->
Doug Clemens doubled down the right field line. <-2->
Doug Clemens went for an extra base and reached third. <3-->
Duke Carmel walked. <3-1>
Jeoff Long flied out to left. <3-1>
Doug Clemens tagged up and reached home, scoring a run. <--1>
Mike Shannon doubled through the right side, scoring a run. <-2->
Dave Ricketts struck out. <-2->
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the first, Atlanta leads 2 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE FIRST
Steve Carlton takes the mound for the Crackers.
Jose Cardenal grounded to first. <--->
Donn Clendenon struck out. <--->
Roger Repoz grounded to the third baseman. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the first, Bakersfield trails 2 to 0.

TOP OF THE SECOND
Bud Bloomfield doubled down the right field line. <-2->
Phil Gagliano flied out to right field. <-2->
Bud Bloomfield tagged up and reached third. <3-->
Steve Carlton struck out. <3-->
Billy Williams struck out. <3-->
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the second, Atlanta leads 2 to 0.

BOTTOM OF THE SECOND
Mack Jones hit an infield single to first. <--1>
Bob Bailey singled up the middle. <-21>
Steve Carlton threw a wild pitch. <32->
Gene Alley was hit by a pitch. <321>
Denis Menke flied out to right field. <321>
Mack Jones tagged up and reached home, scoring a run. <-21>
Jerry Grote singled up the middle. <321>
Steve Hargan struck out. <321>
Jose Cardenal popped up behind home plate. <321>
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, and 3 left on base.
At the end of the second, Bakersfield trails 2 to 1.

TOP OF THE THIRD
Doug Clemens lined out to second. <--->
Duke Carmel struck out. <--->
Jeoff Long walked. <--1>
Mike Shannon grounded to the shortstop. <--1>
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the third, Atlanta leads 2 to 1.

BOTTOM OF THE THIRD
Donn Clendenon reached second on a fielding error by the right fielder. <-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->
Bob Bailey flied out to left. <-2->
Gene Alley flied out to right. <-2->
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, and 1 left on base.
At the end of the third, the game is tied at 2.

TOP OF THE FOURTH
Dave Ricketts flied out to center. <--->
Bud Bloomfield singled up the middle. <--1>
Phil Gagliano singled down the right field line, advancing the runner to third. <3-1>
Steve Carlton laid down a sacrifice bunt to the third baseman - a run scored. <-2->
Billy Williams singled up the middle, scoring a run. <--1>
Billy Williams stole second. <-2->
Doug Clemens grounded to second. <-2->
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the fourth, Atlanta leads 4 to 2.

BOTTOM OF THE FOURTH
Denis Menke flied out to center. <--->
Jerry Grote struck out. <--->
Steve Hargan struck out. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the fourth, Bakersfield trails 4 to 2.

TOP OF THE FIFTH
Duke Carmel struck out. <--->
Jeoff Long grounded to second. <--->
Mike Shannon flied out to right field. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the fifth, Atlanta leads 4 to 2.

BOTTOM OF THE FIFTH
Jose Cardenal struck out. <--->
Donn Clendenon struck out. <--->
Roger Repoz grounded to the second baseman. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the fifth, Bakersfield trails 4 to 2.

TOP OF THE SIXTH
Dave Ricketts doubled down the right field line. <-2->
Hank Fischer came in to pitch for the Bullets. <-2->
Bud Bloomfield popped up to second. <-2->
Phil Gagliano walked. <-21>
Steve Carlton laid down a sacrifice bunt to third. <32->
Billy Williams singled into the right field corner for two RBIs. <--1>
Doug Clemens popped up to third. <--1>
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the sixth, Atlanta leads 6 to 2.

BOTTOM OF THE SIXTH
Mack Jones struck out. <--->
Bob Bailey struck out. <--->
Gene Alley walked. <--1>
Denis Menke singled to left-center, advancing the runner to third. <3-1>
Jerry Grote struck out. <3-1>
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 2 left on base.
At the end of the sixth, Bakersfield trails 6 to 2.

TOP OF THE SEVENTH
Duke Carmel popped up to second. <--->
Jeoff Long lined out to left. <--->
Mike Shannon struck out. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
In the middle of the seventh, Atlanta leads 6 to 2.

BOTTOM OF THE SEVENTH
Don Pavletich pinch hit for Hank Fischer. <--->
Don Pavletich homered over the center field fence. <--->
Jose Cardenal flied out to center. <--->
Donn Clendenon lined out to first. <--->
Roger Repoz struck out. <--->
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the seventh, Bakersfield trails 6 to 3.

TOP OF THE EIGHTH
Ron Herbel came in to pitch for the Bullets. <--->
Dave Ricketts walked. <--1>
Bud Bloomfield flied out to center. <--1>
Phil Gagliano lined out to left. <--1>
Corky Withrow pinch hit for Steve Carlton. <--1>
Corky Withrow flied out to left. <--1>
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 1 left on base.
In the middle of the eighth, Atlanta leads 6 to 3.

BOTTOM OF THE EIGHTH
Tom Hilgendorf came in to pitch for the Crackers. <--->
Mack Jones grounded to third. <--->
Bob Bailey struck out. <--->
Gene Alley popped up foul down the third base line. <--->
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, and 0 left on base.
At the end of the eighth, Bakersfield trails 6 to 3.

TOP OF THE NINTH
Billy Williams walked. <--1>
Doug Clemens walked. <-21>
Duke Carmel reached first on a fielding error by the left fielder - a run scored. <-21>
Jeoff Long walked. <321>
Mike Shannon grounded to first, forcing the runner at home. <321>
Ron Reed came in to pitch for the Bullets. <321>
Dave Ricketts singled over the first baseman for two RBIs. <3-1>
Bud Bloomfield grounded to short, forcing the runner at second. <3-1>
Phil Gagliano reached first on a fielding error by the first baseman - a run scored. <-21>
Tom Hilgendorf grounded to short. <-21>
4 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, and 2 left on base.
In the middle of the ninth, Atlanta leads 10 to 3.

BOTTOM OF THE NINTH
Denis Menke popped up to second. <--->
Jerry Grote struck out. <--->
Tony Oliva pinch hit for Ron Reed. <--->
Tony Oliva grounded to second. <--->

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

ATLANTA              ab  h bb  r hr bi  k sb     avg
B. Williams (CF)      4  2  1  1  0  3  1  1    .179
D. Clemens (RF)       4  1  1  1  0  0  0  0    .238
D. Carmel (LF)        4  0  1  2  0  0  2  0    .188
J. Long (1B)          2  0  2  1  0  1  0  0    .095
M. Shannon (3B)       5  1  0  1  0  1  1  0    .154
D. Ricketts (C)       4  2  1  1  0  2  1  0    .400
B. Bloomfield (SS)    5  2  0  1  0  0  0  0    .133
P. Gagliano (2B)      4  1  1  2  0  0  0  0    .190
S. Carlton (P)        1  0  0  0  0  1  1  0    .000
 C. Withrow (P)       1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .455
 T. Hilgendorf (P)    1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
TOTALS               35  9  7 10  0  8  6  1

   2B:  M. Shannon (1), B. Bloomfield (1), D. Ricketts (1)
   3B:  D. Clemens (1)

         ATLANTA   ip  h bb hr  r er  k pit    ERA
      S. Carlton  7.0  6  1  1  3  2 11 120   1.93
   T. Hilgendorf  2.0  0  0  0  0  0  2  24   9.82
          TOTALS  9.0  6  1  1  3  2 13 144

BAKERSFIELD          ab  h bb  r hr bi  k sb     avg
J. Cardenal (LF)      4  0  0  0  0  0  1  0    .250
D. Clendenon (1B)     4  0  0  1  0  0  2  0    .231
R. Repoz (CF)         4  1  0  0  0  1  1  0    .348
M. Jones (RF)         4  1  0  1  0  0  2  0    .250
B. Bailey (3B)        4  1  0  0  0  0  2  0    .238
G. Alley (SS)         2  0  1  0  0  0  0  0    .276
D. Menke (2B)         3  1  0  0  0  1  0  0    .227
J. Grote (C)          4  1  0  0  0  0  3  0    .400
S. Hargan (P)         2  0  0  0  0  0  2  0    .000
 H. Fischer (P)       0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 D. Pavletich (P)     1  1  0  1  1  1  0  0    .385
 R. Herbel (P)        0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 R. Reed (P)          0  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .000
 T. Oliva (P)         1  0  0  0  0  0  0  0    .308
TOTALS               33  6  1  3  1  3 13  0

   2B:  R. Repoz (4)
   HR:  D. Pavletich (1)

     BAKERSFIELD   ip  h bb hr  r er  k pit    ERA
       S. Hargan  5.0  7  2  0  5  5  5  93   7.00
      H. Fischer  2.0  1  1  0  1  1  1  29   1.04
       R. Herbel  1.1  0  4  0  4  2  0  23   3.60
         R. Reed  0.2  1  0  0  0  0  0  10   0.00
          TOTALS  9.0  9  7  0 10  8  6 155

     WP: S. Carlton (1-1)
     LP: S. Hargan (0-1)
     SV: T. Hilgendorf (1)

     Temperature: 53F
     Wind: 7 MPH (right to left)
     Attendance: 5,215
     Time: 2:54