The Brazosport Facts from Freeport, Texas on June 21, 1973 · Page 4
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TtlE BK \/OS»»ORT FACTS Tors roll past Exporters, 3-1 RyCLKVEIIARDMAN FREBFORT - G»h«t(m mcmsed Uwir hoM on lint plaw here Wcdmaday night by defeating the Brampcrt Exporters by a 3>J count. Ekrngte Mtwrta c*me within we out oC Retting * shutout u he threw right «nd two-thtrtb scwtftes innings at the Ship*. Drspitc the f«ct that the hiU were evwi at six apifc*. Huerta allowed Just one walk while James Russell and Richard VaUot gave up six free passes. VALLOT DID not allow » hit until the fourth inning and when the hits came so came the rum. Huerta helped his own cause by poking a double to center field. His double followed Joe Brown's lead off walk which gave the Galveston squad two runners in scoring position RONMK GRKK»N wa» the next baiter to step lo the plate and he neatly stopped » to center (or the Ualvvston run w tth a throwing error on « (ly out to center bringing across the second tally. In the fifth inning C.alvestort pushed » run acrotts tor their final tally of the evening Harry Maxwell reached first safely as hi» ihol back to th* mound bounced just out ot the grasp o( Vallot Maxwell advanced to second as Paul Mootalbano dre<* a walk. Ruth's last homers were earned, says ex-pitcher T1IK Stlll'I'KH.H IUMK*! a double play on Lynn Fletcher's ground ball allowing Maxwell to reach thtfd Joe Nrviwn brought acruvt the filial run with a single before Vallot cwiW put Mil the lire CAlvrcttut put together a threat again itv thv suth tnixing when Konnic Urwti picked up a single Aiter Matk (Ml drew a walk. Ku**rU v*a» riill«d oo to put a*a> Uw rally »U SSKt.l. I'RIK'KKDKO to stnke wit the next would b* hi! !rr but wdUed the nvit IP load ih* txwr* Maxwfll **nt « tltll* ctsop back tt> Uu.i,wtl on the itiixiaitl 4 fid h* (lipfxtd tu Andy Mtwth <*>( lh* force a'. th*- plate for iji* w^txid out SHANNON'. Miss. (AP>—The man who served up Bab* Ruth's last two home nin pitches during the Babe's record-setting 1905 season says the idea (hat modem-day pitchers would willingly help Henry Aaron break Ruth's homer mark "is not much short of a criminal act." Guy Bush, a feisty TO-year-dd. was irritated with weekend stories in which National League pitchers were quoted a* saying they wouldn't mind helping Aaroo break Ruth's 714-honver record, THE PITCHERS spoke of the monetary and publicity value of being the pitcher who threw No. 715 to Aaroo. the Atlanta stagger who LS closing in on Ruth's hallowed borne run mart They spoke of potential "eodorsemenis" and "speaking engagements,." Bush, off whom Ruth slugged homers 713 and 714 on May 25. JS05. says that's nonsense "ITS BEEN over 35 years since Ruth hit th^se homers off me," Bush said, "and t duo's remember being in demand as a speaker Nobody has rushed up giving me endorsements and I haven't seen one dime erf it." "I've never heard anything like what these pitchers are saying li'i jfefohilri) criminal If this happne*. I'll be iiJumed 1 cvw played the game." KKMtN'DKU ot speculation over the yean that perhaps h* flcated lome fat pitcfc** to Ruth. Bush said that nfea abo waa owarft*. RlTtl'S FIRST homer that day cam* after Bush, playing for Pittsburgh, relieved pitcher Red Lucaj m the second tuning Uuth, then playing for the oW Boston Brave*, hit S« 7U that inning. Btwh rtcjiikd. LATKK. RITH stWHped <o the t&»lf again "I had really neser *«« him tat a long ball." Bush said. "I wanted lo ch&UrR|*x Mm 3 toid my catcher. Tommy fadden. to tell Babe that t was coouttg thrwgJi »Hb my best pitch—the hard one--and I didn't Uunk fe* codkl hit it." Bush threw » strtke. then a twii I'adden toid Kuth that lfc*« Uurd ocx ma.* to be wsmt-tagh." Bash mralkd ' ui lluth didn't betwve him txcaww c were *ucfl lur> m than? da>». -BIT IT wens "«h! where I *»'d st *c Bush said, "and kt mt t«f!l )«i Bat» caught it in the meat of the bat and »<oJ « f>vr three dtv-ks m oid Korto KwM !t w»» ball I'd ev« y«5 a! (ir»t o«s 4 rt«l the timing down !t (or Itx CWltrtt tu! tfc» th* IT WA.SS'T until !Nf fiftdl inr.ing tfu5 ihr Shipprf* coufeJ (!cn?i j<:r«i:» o run With one jhrjily out, Jawca Hituwt! wfi! j toRiJ iVy to tfe* k)J:»e of (h* sxnlffii*J*l wall for j tw« to -un die !fc«r Jihiprt *« !>4«sd i*tt '•t* hiU r REG, $11.88 SAVCS2.11 Safe! LAST 3 DAYS C.TALINA 11,500 ITU 115 VoH AIR CONDITIONS R«g.$5.19 SAVE NOW Meul vtth tsakcd trjm«i fan- fth. 30 «i»,-i,^»««, ,„, »._.,,™j,,, •»!,....„ » Pn £. • <«,_. j i <„„, i,......,„,,„.„ ,,!.,„,,,„ ^J^&aB » **> , W.™.,(- ,,i» ».H >^,, «,„!..„ > wwit *^P •( ^^ i f. 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