Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Thursday, July 15, 2010

A Giant Tournament - Finals 2009 vs 1967 game 5

Mike  McCormick tries to keep the 1967 Giants alive and is opposed by Matt Cain.

Bottom of 3rd: Aaron Rowand singled. Freddie Sanchez reached on an error by Tito Fuentes. Pablo Sandoval doubled to left to score Rowand and Sanchez. Sandoval scored when Jesus Alou threw the ball away trying to throw out Sanchez. 1967 0, 2009 3.

Top of 6th: Jim Hart homered to right center with one out. 1967 1, 2009 3.

Top of 7th: Tito Fuentes singled. Pinch hitter Jack Hiatt walked and Tom Haller was hit by a pitch to load the bases. Willie Mays hit a grand slam. 1967 5, 2009 3.

Top of 9th: Haller and  Mays singled and Hart was hit by a pitch to load the bases. Ollie Brown hit a 2-run single. 1967 7, 2009 3.

Mike McCormick was the winning pitcher with Frank Linzy earning the save. Brandon Medders was the losing pitcher. The 2009 Giants lead the series 3 games to 2 with the series going back to Candlestick Park for the final two games.


1 comment:

Jim from Downingtown said...

My 1st Willie Mays card!