May 02

Bosman Stymies Indians with 1-Hit Shutout

May 2, 1969

In only his second full season in the majors, Dick Bosman, the 25-year-old right handed hurler pitched a one hit shutout as he led the Senators to a 5-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Bosman improved his record to (3-1) as he made short work of the Tribe. The only hit the Indians manage to get off of Bosman was a Tony Horton broken bat single in the top of the second inning.

The crowd of 13,649 at RFK Stadium witnessed a very well played ballgame by the Senators as the team improved its record to 14-11. The 5-0 victory over the Indians was the third consecutive victory and the eighth victory in the last nine games for the Washington Senators.

With the win the Washington Senators maintained their 2nd place standing in the American League East 3.0 games behind the Baltimore Orioles.

*Dick Bosman’s earn run average of (2.19) led the American League in 1969.

 

Washington Senators 5, Cleveland Indians 0

Game Played on Friday, May 2, 1969 (N) at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium

CLE A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  1  0
WAS A    0  1  0    2  1  0    0  1  x  -   5  8  0
BATTING
Cleveland Indians            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Alvis 3b                      4   0   0   0       0   0       0   4
Brown ss,2b                   3   0   0   0       1   0       3   1
Snyder lf                     4   0   0   0       0   1       2   0
Harrelson rf                  2   0   0   0       1   1       3   0
Horton 1b                     3   0   1   0       0   2       5   1
Cardenal cf                   3   0   0   0       0   0       2   0
Sims c                        3   0   0   0       0   1       7   1
Versalles 2b                  2   0   0   0       0   0       2   3
  Scheinblum ph               0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Heidemann ss                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Tiant p                       1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Peterson ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Pina p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Maye ph                     1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kroll p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Pizarro p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       27   0   1   0       3   7      24  11
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Alvis-Versalles-Horton.
BATTING - 
GDP: Cardenal (3,off Bosman).
Team LOB: 3.
Washington Senators          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Unser cf                      3   0   0   1       2   1       2   0
Stroud rf                     5   1   2   0       0   0       1   0
Howard 1b                     4   0   0   0       0   0       7   2
H. Allen lf                   4   0   1   1       0   1       1   0
McMullen 3b                   2   2   1   0       2   0       1   2
B. Allen 2b                   3   1   1   0       1   1       2   0
  Cullen 2b                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Brinkman ss                   3   1   2   1       0   0       3   3
Casanova c                    1   0   0   0       2   1       8   0
Bosman p                      4   0   1   2       0   2       2   2
Totals                       29   5   8   5       7   6      27   9
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Brinkman-Howard.
BATTING - 
SF: Brinkman (1,off Tiant).
HBP: Casanova (1,by Tiant).
GDP: Howard (4,off Tiant).
IBB: B. Allen (1,by Tiant).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: H. Allen (4,2nd base off Tiant/Sims).
CS: B. Allen (1,2nd base by Tiant/Sims).
PITCHING
Cleveland Indians            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Tiant L(0-5)                  5     7   4   4   4   0   0  25
Pina                          2     0   0   0   0   4   0   6
Kroll                         0.2   1   1   1   2   2   0   5
Pizarro                       0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                        8     8   5   5   7   6   0  38
HBP: Tiant (1,Casanova).
IBB: Tiant (1,B. Allen).
Washington Senators           IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Bosman W(3-1)                 9     1   0   0   3   7   0  30
Umpires: HP - Ed Runge, 1B - Cal Drummond, 2B - Jim Odom, 3B - Larry Barnett
Time of Game: 2:23   Attendance: 13,649
Team Name                        G    W    L    T   PCT    GB    RS   RA
Baltimore Orioles               25   17    8    0  .680     -   127   75
Washington Senators             25   14   11    0  .560   3.0   104  100
Boston Red Sox                  22   12   10    0  .545   3.5    99  100
Detroit Tigers                  22   11   11    0  .500   4.5    87   76
New York Yankees                23   11   12    0  .478   5.0    97   98
Cleveland Indians               19    3   16    0  .158  11.0    55  120
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