Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Saturday, July 10, 2010

A Giant Tournament - Finals 2009 vs 1967 game 3


Ray Sadecki starts for the 1967 Giants. He is opposed by Brad Penny for the 2009 Giants.

Bottom of 1st: Aaron Rowand hit a leadoff double and scored on a single by Freddie Sanchez. 1967 0, 2009 1.

Top of 2nd: Willie McCovey singled, went to third on a single by Ollie Brown, and scored on a single by Tito Fuentes. 1967 1, 2009 1.

Bottom of 2nd: Andres Torres hit a solo homer. 1967 1, 2009 2.

Top of 3rd: Tom Haller tripled to right center and scored on a Willie Mays single. 1967 2, 2009 2.

Bottom of 3rd: Rowand doubled to right center and Sanchez homered. 1967 2, 2009 4.

Top of 5th: Jesus led off the inning with a double to right. Mays singled to right to knock in Alou and advanced to second on the throw home. McCovey singled to send Mays to third but Jim Hart hit into a double play to end the inning. 1967 3, 2009 4.

Bottom of 8th: Rowand singled, went to second on a Sanchez sacrifice, and scored on a Benji Molina single. 1967 3, 2009 5.

Top of 9th: Fuentes doubled and scored on pinch hitter Jim Davenport's single. Alou singled to left to put runners on first and second with one out. Haller grounded out and Mays walked to load the bases with two out for McCovey. Brian Wilson hit McCovey with a pitch to force in the tying run. Hart grounded out to end the inning. 1967 5, 2009 5.

Top of 10th: Brown led off with a triple. Hal Lanier singled off of Jeremy Affeldt to score Brown. 1967 6, 2009 5.

Reliever Frank Linzy was able to get the 1967 team out in the bottom of the 10th to finish the game. The 2009 Giants now lead the series 2 games to 1.

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2 comments:

Jim from Downingtown said...

Lumbering catcher Tom Haller bats 2nd?

MattR said...

Yeah--I had wondered about that too (it's the default lineup). I looked at the 1967 boxscores on baseball-reference.com and found that Haller was often used in the #2 spot.