Giants Cards of the Mid 1970s

Sunday, July 4, 2010

A Giant Tournament Round 3 - 1955 Giants vs. 2009 Giants Game 5

Bottom of 1st: Whitey Lockman doubled. Willie Mays knocked him in with a single. Hank Thompson doubled Mays in. Gail Harris doubled to score Thompson. 1955 3, 2009 0.

Top of 4th: Pablo Sandoval homered to right. 1955 3, 2009 1.

Bottom of 6th: Mays doubled to left and was thrown out trying to score on a Thompson single. Harris singled to send Thompson to third. Wayne Terwilliger hit a double, scoring both runners. 1955 5, 2009 1.

Top of 7th: Benji Molina was hit by a pitch, went to second on a wild pitch, and scored on Aaron Rowand's double to deep left. Juan Uribe singled to center, but reliever Hoyt Wilhelm ended the threat by getting pinch hitter Ryan Garko to ground out. 1955 5, 2009 2.

Bottom of 7th: Alvin Dark hit a solo homer with 2 out. 1955 6, 2009 2.

Top of 8th: Paul Geil got hammered again. He walked Randy Winn and allowed a double to Freddie Sanchez. After Sandoval was walked intentionally Molina singled to score Winn. Pinch hitter Andres Torres grounded out and Sanchez scored. Don Liddle came in and was able to get through the inning without further damage. 1955 6, 2009 4.

Top of 9th: Randy Winn tripled but was stranded. 1955 6, 2009 4.

Jim Hearn earned the win, Brad Penny took the loss, and Marv Grissom got the save. The series goes back to San Francisco with the 2009 team leading three games to two.


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