Doughety Homers 1936
Miners Rain Finishes Tussle in 6th 14 Yotermen Bat During Rally Before 200; ... 2 Roses Hurt Scoring all Its nine counters In the second Inning on six milks, four hits and a two - run error, Scranton wal loped York, 9 to 1, In another weird battle cut short to fire frames by a downpour yesterday before only 200 fans at Athletic Park. The victory gave the league - lead ing Miners a two - one edge In their first series at home with the wnite Roses and a two and a one - half game lead over Hazleton, which displaced Binghamton in second place by sweeping sweeping its three - game series with the Triplets. York was ahead 1 to 0 when the Miners came to bat in the second frame. A deluge suspended play for 12 minutes and when action was resumed resumed the run - scoring carnage was terrific. 14 Miners Go to Bat Fourteen Miners went to the plate. Harry Schuman, right hander who started for York and had issued three walks in the first inning without being being scored upon, started it by walking walking Billy Schuster. Johnny O'Flah - erty singled and Milt Shoffner advanced advanced both when he grounded out. Schuman then passed Frankle Madura Madura and Elmer Yoter and was yanked In favor of George Cornelias, who twirled Tuesday. Larry Fischer, first to face the slim Cuban, hit to Billy Heltzel, The shorstop threw wide to the plate and two runners fame in. Spud Nachand grounded out but Mike Martineck walked and Emmy Dougherty scored two of his mates with single. Schuster, up for the second time, walked again and O'Flaherty did, too. Shoffner looped a single into right and Madura Madura followed with another. Yoter finally ended the Inning by striking out. Schuster and O'Flaherty both scored twice in the frame. Oomellas steadied down after that but enough damage had been done. Shoffner handcuffed the Hoses, their only run coming on Yasmel Morales' double and Fred Chapman's single in the first inning. Shoffner had retired retired the Roses In their half of the sixth when the second downpour came and ended the game and series. Two of the Roses were injured in the tussle. Reglna Ottero, young Cuban first baseman, severly sprained his ankle sliding into second base in the second inning and had to be car ried off the field. Remoul Couto, Cuban catcher, split his finger in the Miners' half of the second and also had to withdraw. Two Games Today Scranton and Binghamton will play a doubleheader at Athletic Park today. today. Originally scheduled to play single games today and tomorrow the two dates were merged into one because because of the circus in town tomorrow. tomorrow. There will be no game tomorrow tomorrow .. . York misses Ed Pitts, who is on the disabled list for 15 days because of an injured wrist . . . Shoffner mystified Ed Remorenko, who had three homers Tuesday. The York slugger went out twice on infield infield grounders and got on base on an unintentional pass in his third try, Shoffner himself put out Remorenko in the first inning on a spectacular play. Receiving the ball from Madura, Madura, Shoffner lost his balance after touching the bag and went headlong into the dirt. YORK I SCRANTON b r n o a aoinm Knurr Ih 1 0 0 3 4 Mdur.Jb 2 13 11 Morales.lf 3 116 O'Yoter.Sb 110 0 0 welal cf 3 0 1 0 0 Fischer.rf 3 113 Chpm n.3b 3 0 7 0 Nachnnd.lf 3 0 0 3 0 R'm'nko.rf 3 0 0 1 O M rtin'ck,lb 110 1O Ottero.lb 0 0 0 3 0: Doherty.ct 3 1110 Gurrra.lb.e 2 0 0 3 0 schuster.M 1 3 0 3 0 Hflizel.M 3 0 0 1 3 O'FU'rty.e 3 3 13 0 Cnuto.e 1O10 0 Shollner.p 3 0 11 Rojprn.lf 0 0 0 0 0; Sch'm'n.p 1 O 0 0 1. Comfllas.p 1 0 0 0 0, Titi!a 3lll5' ToUll 19 S 15 1 ir,MlA to 1t,h rain). Turk 19 00 I Scranton 090 000 Error: Hltl. Midur. Rum batted In Chapman, Mdur. Yotr, Dougherty 3, OTlahfrty, shoffner. Two - base hits: Conto, Morales, Madura. Sacrifices: Fischer, Double nlava: Morales unassisted: Sparra Hen! to Moralei. Left on bases: York , Ssranton 6. Bases on balls: Schuman 8, Cornelias 1. Shoffner 3. Hits: off Schu man. 1 In 1 1 - 3 innings; Cornelias. 5 in J 1 - fl. Losing Ditcher: Schuman. Umpires Conlan, Moore. Time: 1:30. of a S Ha '