THE AMERICAN CIRCUITS
HOUSTON DRILLERS AT NEW YORK EMPIRES
06/26/1952
 
THE AMERICAN CIRCUITS
HOUSTON DRILLERS AT NEW YORK EMPIRES
GAME ID: 659 - THURSDAY, JUNE 26TH, 1952 - GAME LOG
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Houston Drillers (25-40) 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 7 2
New York Empires (28-37) 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 X 4 8 2
Empires Edge Drillers, 4-3
Dedicated fans at Queens Field weathered the storm to watch their beloved Empires beat the Drillers.

The New York Empires topped the Houston Drillers, 4-3, with youngster Frank Silver playing a key role. Silver was 3-3 with a triple, 2 singles, and a walk for the Empires in the win. New York starter Bob Baker was credited with the win after throwing 99 pitches over 7.1 innings. His record now stands at 2-0.

Silver came through with some timely hitting for New York. With the score 3-0 in the bottom of the fourth and one down, Silver hit a 1-1 fastball for a run-scoring triple. His 3rd triple of the season made it 4-0, New York.

Silver called the triumph "a good team win."

New York is now 28-37, while Houston is 25-40.
HOUSTON BATTING LINESCORE NEW YORK BATTING LINESCORE
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
L. Callahan 2B 5 0 0 0 0 2 4 .215 2 18
K. Labovitz CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071 0 1
   a-M. Nadeau PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .250 5 10
   b-K. Owens CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179 2 17
S. Henderson 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 .227 5 29
B. Lasker 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 1 .207 4 16
C. Atwater LF 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 .241 5 15
L. Mata C 4 1 1 0 0 1 3 .259 10 30
M. Lua RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 .286 1 3
J. Stone SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 .182 0 0
   c-P. Busby PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 0 1
D. Magdaleno P 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .143 0 2
   d-P. Hay PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .228 0 11
Totals 32 3 7 2 4 4 15      
a - M. Nadeau pinch hit for K. Labovitz in the 7th
b - K. Owens substituted for M. Nadeau in the 7th
c - P. Busby pinch hit for J. Stone in the 9th
d - P. Hay pinch hit for D. Magdaleno in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: D. Magdaleno (1, 7th Inning off B. Baker, 1 on, 2 outs)
Home Runs: B. Lasker (4, 6th Inning off B. Baker, 0 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: J. Stone , B. Lasker 4 , C. Atwater 2 , L. Mata , D. Magdaleno 2 , S. Henderson
2-out RBI: B. Lasker , D. Magdaleno
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: , L. Callahan 3 , D. Magdaleno , S. Henderson
GIDP: B. Lasker , L. Mata
Sac Bunt: D. Magdaleno
Team LOB: 5

FIELDING
Errors: J. Stone (2) , L. Mata (7)
Double Plays: 2 (Henderson-Callahan-Lasker, Stone-Callahan-Lasker)
Player AB R H RBI BB K LOB AVG HR RBI
F. Silver CF 3 1 3 1 1 0 0 .215 1 16
V. Morera 1B 1 0 0 1 1 1 3 .294 4 28
J. Durian SS 4 1 1 2 0 0 3 .259 9 33
D. Green 3B 2 0 1 0 2 0 0 .294 17 41
V. Donovan 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 .293 4 21
R. Fry LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 5 .253 7 30
   T. Tattersall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0 0
F. Johnson RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 3 .261 4 12
E. Rampart C 4 2 1 0 0 0 1 .241 0 1
B. Baker P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 0 0
   a-W. Black LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .165 2 11
Totals 26 4 8 4 5 1 16      
a - W. Black substituted for B. Baker in the 8th

BATTING
Triples: F. Silver (3, 4th Inning off D. Magdaleno, 1 on, 1 out)
Home Runs: J. Durian (9, 1st Inning off D. Magdaleno, 1 on, 1 out)
Total Bases: V. Donovan , E. Rampart , F. Johnson , F. Silver 5 , J. Durian 4 , D. Green
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: , F. Johnson 2 , R. Fry , J. Durian
GIDP: E. Rampart , R. Fry
Sac Bunt: B. Baker 2 , V. Morera
Sac Fly: V. Morera
Hit by Pitch: V. Donovan
Team LOB: 6

BASERUNNING
SB: F. Silver (8)

FIELDING
Errors: V. Morera (9) , J. Durian (10)
Double Plays: 2 (Baker-Donovan-Morera, Donovan-Durian-Morera)
OF assists: 1 (Silver (Atwater at home))
HOUSTON PITCHING LINESCORE NEW YORK PITCHING LINESCORE
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
D. Magdaleno L (3-12) 8.0 8 4 3 5 1 1 117 62 4.38   
PITCHING
Game Score: D. Magdaleno 48
Batters Faced: D. Magdaleno 36
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: D. Magdaleno 12-8
Pitches - Strikes: D. Magdaleno 117-62
Hit Batsmen: D. Magdaleno
Player IP H R ER BB K HR PI PS ERA   
B. Baker W (2-0) 7.1 7 3 2 4 2 1 99 56 2.47   
T. Tattersall SV (3) 1.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 24 16 4.19   
PITCHING
Game Score: B. Baker 52
Batters Faced: B. Baker 32, T. Tattersall 5
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: B. Baker 6-11, T. Tattersall 2-1
Pitches - Strikes: B. Baker 99-56, T. Tattersall 24-16
Inherited Runners - Scored: T. Tattersall 1-0
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Frank Silver
Ballpark: Queens Field
Weather: Rain (76 degrees), wind blowing out to right at 12 mph
Start Time: 1:05 PM PST
Time: 3:02
Attendance: 9770
Special Notes: Rain delay of 31 minutes in the 3rd inning.
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