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paul bourdeau - Washington Scores Run In 10th As Hansen, Doyle...
Washington Scores Run In 10th As Hansen, Doyle Duel Washington, June 2 — Russ Hansen of Washington and Charlie Charlie Doyle of Naugaluck staged one of the greatest mound duels in the Pomperaug League's !on,> history Sunday, Washington scoring scoring the only run of the game In the llth Inning on an error to win 1-0. Several Naugatuck regulars weren't on hand for the game and their absence were felt as a couple of scoring opportunities died for the lack of a base hit. A A squeeze play that apparently apparently backfired turned into the winning winning run. With Bob Christian on third, one out, and Paul Bourdeau at bat, Mgr. Ray Cher- niskc, flashed the squeeze sign on Doyle's first pitch. Bourdeau attempted to bunt the pitch in the strike zone, but missed with Christian charging home on the pitch. The ball got away from Ray Lcgenza'and rolled approximately approximately two feet up the first base line. Legenza scrambled for the ball and dove back to tag the sliding Christian. Christian, how ever, beat the tag and the game was over. Christian had led off the llth Inning with an infield hit through the mound. Knobby Calhoun Calhoun sacrificed Christian to second. second. Hansen then bounced to shortstop Charley Cilo who overthrew first base. Christian taking third and Hansen second. second. Then leadoff man Bourdeau Bourdeau came to bat. The official scoring on the final play charged Legenza with an error. In other games New Milford topped Woodbury, 3-1, Lltchlield beat Kent, 8-5 and Newtown routed Bethany, 12-1, New Millord Millord is now m first place with a 4-0 record. Washington stands at 3-0. Hansen pitched a five-hitter as the Townies won their third game.,without a loss. The former. former. trCbfin hurler whiffed three •and walked one. The performance performance was one of the greatest In Hanseh's long career which started at Crosby High and continued, continued, through college and professional professional baseball. Doyle, a-Jast lefthander and a former Naugatuck High ace. deserved ajbetter: fate as Nau- gatudj lost!its.' first' game ,after ,after three victories. ,Doyle permitted permitted four hits. He struck out eight and walked one as a good crowd of 250 looked on in bright sunshine. Naugatuck 00000000000—0 5 2 Washing. _ 000 000 000 01=-0 4 1 SF San heart while found them ended trip when the 7-2 That 11 left on out Cubs, tirst Milwaukee a of 2-1, then the ed law. the in to 6-2, Patterson, feit action to 30

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  1. Naugatuck Daily News,
  2. 02 Jun 1958, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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