Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

A Giant Tournament Round 1: 1911 Giants vs. 1979 Giants

Game 1: Mathewson allowed six hits and walked three batters but didn't allow a run. Vida Blue allowed only one run in five innings but the bullpen gave up five runs in the 7th and 8th innings. 1911 6, 1979 0.

Game 2: Rube Marquard beat Bob Knepper 3-2. Chief Myers singled in Art Fletcher in the 7th inning and the 1911's held on for the win. 1911 3, 1979 2.

Game 3: The 1911 Giants made it three in a row as they won in the 10th inning. The score was tied 1-1 in the top of the 10th inning with one out when Art Fletcher singled, Jim Devore tripled, and Larry Doyle singled. Red Ames got the win and Charlie Faust got the save. 1911 3, 1979 1 (10 innings).

Game 4: John Montefusco allowed one earned run in 7 2/3 innings and the bullpen held on as the 1979 Giants finally got a win. Johnnie LeMaster went 1 for 4 and scored two runs for the 1979 club. 1979 3, 1911 2.

Game 5: The 1911 club came back with a vengeance. They scored five runs in three innings off of starter Vida Blue en-route to an 8-0 win. Christy Mathewson pitched his second shutout of the series. 1911 8, 1979 0. The 1911 team wins the series 4 games to 1.

1911 Giants Batting Stats
1911 Giants Pitching Stats

1979 Giants Batting Stats
1979 Giants Pitching Stats


1 comment:

Captain Canuck said...

Matthewson is just nasty.