The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on June 7, 1973 · Page 6
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FACTO itn P»ge« Galveston dumps Brazosport GAI.VESTON ~ A throwing error ta the Mtom of the ninth gave the Galveston American Legkm squad the opportunity it needed to break a M deadlock and pkk up the win. For eight and one-half innings James Russell and Uooel Mejia were locked in a brilliant pitching duel. Going into the bottom of the ninth Inning Russeil had altowtd sit hit* while walking two and striking out three in just allowing the opponent's two tallies. Mejia, an all-district pitcher in SMA this season, had posted IS strikeouts and allowed only eight hits while walking none. ROBERT BEGARA led off the winning rally with a walk, Harry Maxwell proceeded to attempt the bunt, but as he laid it down the Exporters took a chance on cutting down the lead runner. A raUup in communications allowed the ball to sail into center field past the grasps at both the shortstop and secondhaseman. The error allowed the winning run to move to third and put Mature!) on second. Joe Soneros was called upon from out ei (he bullpen to make a try at putting out the IU* and proceeded to get the pitcher. Mejia. to pop up; however, tatdoff hitler Paul MonUlbano hit a sharp grounder in the hole back of third which brought across the winning run TtIK RXPORTKRJt grabbed the fcwd early when Rkhard Valtot look advantage of a hanging cunt ball and (lapped It weU oVer J45 feet to give thr Shippers a 1-0 lead in the first. Capitattong on errors in the fourth Inning, Galveston came back to tie things up at one- all Ronnie Green reached first ba»« on an infield error with one out. t.AKY KARINC followed suit with a double deep lo right center for the first Gatv«*ion hit erf the night putting runners at strand and thirl Began sacrificed the tietag run home on a long fly out to center field. It did not Uke long (or (he Snip* to avenge the run, as B** Milteofaurger slammed a triple to the wall in right fMd in the top of the fifth After two were gone, Aaron JOCMM stepped to the pUte and brat out an tafietd error to bring aero** the run. UAl,VE*TON AGAIN knotted th* sew* in the bottom of the inning when Mejia canned a douhto to center and scored later when Jo* Brown rapped out aslegl*, THE KXHHttfUtft blew an owwrlunHy in the third tuning when Andy Moody shot a line drive over the thirdhaMman down the W< fWd foul tin* Moody rounded firtt and wa» sent (o second where Matweti spplMd the lag fur the second out. Stowing Moody to the piale wa* J«w». who knocked « fly la drep right fteM whkh was mishandled lor a three b*s* «w whkh could hav« scored Moody. JA.MK* Rtwrtt was the loot K»p«*ttr to ptok up a pair at hiw white Fa/toe *«* ih* ooiy hilter from Cahteateu lo *<*<*apibfe the name as they were the leading hiiiert ia Uw contest. Th* tan* wa* liw jcctmd «4raJ«M for tito Shippers, but this tern thawed attach improvement of the Saturday night etuh Uit week with Teiuu fUy. Th* Kipccttn win tw back at home to (tw woftnr* of Hatu r'Vekl Saturday lor a ?» » m haute wttn t*»g«* City ! » J •v «^ Father's Day is June 17th * We Want Every Father to Have A Good Father's Day -* *• So... If you give your Father a gift Well give him ony too! tf you give Him a SPORTCOAT Then we'll give him a pair of slacks to match, of th» gom* or comporobl* brand. Up to Vs W th« cost of th* Spoiicoot. If you give Him o SUIT Then We'll give him o Shirt end Tie to match-—You can pick it out. If you give him o Pair of SLACKS Then, we'll oive him o shirt or belt — up to '/» of th« cost of th« slacks. —This do«s not apply to Closoout or sal* morchondis*— Offer good thru Fathers Day Nominal f«« for aftorotions Tlttsi VI: Aim Tiwa !u**?rtrtBwfrtA Little League Orioles tie .gtn j; AC 590$ tferW rws* « fuul usning. frvau cooironUlioo with the Ti|<n Tnr> WUfci aod firuo WtV» tpiit the duly oo the owned for the Ortotcs while the Tig«rs received pitching pcrfomuacn from both Jonathan Butch Wright Leading hitlers for tti« Oriote* «ere Brian ,Wtk». Terry MiMs, Kick) Mwra, Mark McMorrough. Jeff WhiUkrr and Hugh Sample while the Tigers picked up haU from Milch Uardu. Joo4th<in Cham pug at. John Cetg&et. John Jones. Butch Wright. Lo>d Jordan and .Mark Teians tan I.AKK JACKSON -Th* Troan* rnlKtrlni st »i *in m J f'er WIT k-j^tw Ned Sekingrr hurled the »m. 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