Sep 12

Tom Cheney – 21 Strikeouts in 16 Innings

Tom Cheney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 12, 1962 – Baltimore, MD

With little fanfare pitcher Tom Cheney of the Washington Senators  strikeouts a major league record twenty-one Baltimore Orioles on route to his 2-1 victory in the 16-inning contest.

In front of only 4,098 fans at Memorial stadium in Baltimore, the Senators and the Orioles were tied 1-1 until Bud Zipfiel hit a solo home run off of Orioles pitcher Dick Hall in the top of the 16th inning.

Game Played on Wednesday, September 12, 1962 (N) at Memorial Stadium

WAS A    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  -   2 10  0
BAL A    0  0  0    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  -   1 10  2
BATTING
Washington Senators          AB   R   H  RBI      BB SO       PO  A
Kennedy ss                    6   0   1   0       1   2       0   2
Stillwell 2b                  3   1   1   0       1   0       0   1
  King ph                     1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Cottier 2b                  2   0   0   0       0   0       2   1
Hinton rf                     7   0   1   0       0   0       1   0
Zipfel 1b                     7   1   3   2       0   2      11   0
Retzer c                      7   0   0   0       0   0      21   1
  Osteen pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schmidt c                   0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Hicks cf                      5   0   1   0       1   1       4   0
  Schaive ph                  1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Piersall cf                 0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Lock lf                       7   0   1   0       0   2       4   0
Brinkman 3b                   5   0   1   0       2   0       3   4
Cheney p                      6   0   0   0       0   1       0   2
Totals                       57   2  10   2       5   8      48  11
BATTING - 
2B: Hinton (22,off Pappas); Hicks (4,off Pappas).
HR: Zipfel (6,16th inning off Hall 0 on 1 out).
SH: Cheney (6,off Pappas).
Team LOB: 13.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Kennedy (1,2nd base by Hall/Landrith).
Baltimore Orioles            AB   R   H  RBI      BB SO       PO  A
Adair ss                      6   0   2   0       1   1       4   5
Snyder rf                     7   0   2   0       0   3       4   0
B. Robinson 3b                5   0   1   0       2   1       1   4
Gentile 1b                    7   0   1   0       0   3      13   1
Powell lf                     6   0   1   0       1   0       4   0
Nicholson cf                  7   0   1   0       0   3       4   0
Landrith c                    6   0   0   0       0   1      12   1
  Brandt ph                   1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Breeding 2b                   6   1   1   0       0   3       5   3
  Williams ph                 1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
Pappas p                      2   0   0   0       0   2       1   1
  Lau ph                      1   0   1   1       0   0       0   0
  Hall p                      3   0   0   0       0   3       0   1
  Hoeft p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Stock p                     0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       58   1  10   1       4  21      48  16
FIELDING - 
E: Adair (16), Breeding (7).
BATTING - 
2B: Snyder (18,off Cheney); Adair (24,off Cheney); Gentile (20,off Cheney);
Breeding (10,off Cheney).
Team LOB: 13.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Adair (6,2nd base off Cheney/Retzer).
PITCHING
Washington Senators          IP H R ER BB SO HR BFP
Cheney W(6-8)                16    10   1   1   4  21   0  62
WP: Cheney (6).
Baltimore Orioles            IP H R ER BB SO HR BFP
Pappas                        7     4   1   1   3   4   0  28
Hall L(6-6)                   8.1   5   1   1   1   4   1  31
Hoeft                         0.1   1   0   0   0   0   0   2
Stock                         0.1   0   0   0   1   0   0   2
Totals                       16    10   2   2   5   8   1  63
BK: Pappas (1).
Umpires: HP - Bill McKinley, 1B - Nestor Chylak, 2B - Frank Umont, 3B - Bob Stewart
Ejections: BAL Manager Billy  Hitchcock by Nestor Chylak
Time of Game: 3:59   Attendance: 4098
SENATORS 1ST: Kennedy grounded out (third to first); Stillwell
singled to shortstop; Hinton doubled to right [Stillwell to
third]; Zipfel grounded out (first unassisted) [Hinton to third,
Stillwell scored]; Retzer flied out to center; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 1ST: Adair singled to left; Snyder flied out to left; B.
Robinson singled to center [Adair to third]; Gentile popped to
third in foul territory [B. Robinson to second]; Powell grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Senators 1,
Orioles 0.

SENATORS 2ND: Hicks walked; Lock flied out to center; Brinkman
singled to right [Hicks to second]; Cheney struck out; Kennedy
forced Brinkman (shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Senators 1, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 2ND: Nicholson struck out; Landrith popped to catcher in
foul territory; Breeding flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 0.

SENATORS 3RD: Stillwell grounded out (third to first); Hinton
grounded out (shortstop to first); Zipfel grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 3RD: Pappas was called out on strikes; Adair struck out;
Snyder doubled; B. Robinson walked; Gentile struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 0.

SENATORS 4TH: Retzer made an out to shortstop; Hicks lined to
pitcher; Lock lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 1,
Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 4TH: Powell flied out to left; Nicholson struck out;
Landrith grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Senators 1, Orioles 0.

SENATORS 5TH: Brinkman flied out to right; Cheney grounded out
(shortstop to first); Kennedy grounded out (third to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 5TH: Breeding struck out; Pappas struck out; Adair
doubled to center; Snyder was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 0.

SENATORS 6TH: Stillwell walked; Pappas balked [Stillwell to
second]; Hinton flied out to right; Zipfel struck out; Retzer
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators
1, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 6TH: B. Robinson popped to catcher in foul territory;
Gentile doubled to right; Powell flied out to center; Nicholson
was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 1,
Orioles 0.

SENATORS 7TH: Hicks doubled to left; Lock struck out; Brinkman
walked; Cheney out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second)
[Brinkman to second, Hicks to third]; Kennedy struck out; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 0.

ORIOLES 7TH: Landrith flied out to center; Breeding doubled; LAU
BATTED FOR PAPPAS; Lau singled to right [Breeding scored]; Adair
made an out to third; Snyder singled to third [Lau to third]; B.
Robinson popped to first in foul territory; 1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 1.

SENATORS 8TH: HALL REPLACED LAU (PITCHING); Stillwell grounded
out (pitcher to first); Hinton flied out to left; Zipfel struck
out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 8TH: Gentile was called out on strikes; Powell singled
to center; Nicholson flied out to left; Landrith was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 1.

SENATORS 9TH: Retzer lined to second; Hicks struck out; Lock
popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Senators 1, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 9TH: Breeding grounded out (third to first); Hall struck
out; Adair walked; Adair stole second; Snyder struck out
(catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 1.

SENATORS 10TH: Brinkman made an out to catcher; Cheney flied out
to right; Kennedy walked; KING BATTED FOR STILLWELL; King
singled to center [Kennedy to third]; Hinton flied out to
center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 10TH: COTTIER REPLACED KING (PLAYING 2B); B. Robinson
was called out on strikes; Gentile struck out; Powell walked;
Nicholson forced Powell (third to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Senators 1, Orioles 1.

SENATORS 11TH: Zipfel singled to left; Retzer flied out to
center; Hicks forced Zipfel (first to shortstop) [Hicks to
second (error by Adair)]; Lock flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E,
1 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 11TH: Landrith made an out to second; Breeding struck
out; Hall struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles
1.

SENATORS 12TH: Brinkman grounded out (shortstop to first);
Cheney popped to catcher in foul territory; Kennedy struck out;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 12TH: Adair grounded out (shortstop to first); Snyder
grounded out (second to first); B. Robinson grounded out (third
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 1.

SENATORS 13TH: Cottier flied out to left; Hinton grounded out
(second to first); Zipfel singled to left; Retzer made an out to
shortstop; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 13TH: Gentile popped to third in foul territory; Powell
grounded out (shortstop to first); Nicholson flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 1.

SENATORS 14TH: Hicks flied out to right; Lock struck out;
Brinkman grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 14TH: Landrith flied out to right; Breeding struck out;
Hall struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators 1, Orioles 1.

SENATORS 15TH: Cheney flied out to left; Kennedy singled to
left; Kennedy was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop);
Cottier made an out to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Senators
1, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 15TH: Adair grounded out (third to first); Snyder struck
out; B. Robinson walked; Cheney threw a wild pitch [B. Robinson
to second]; Gentile flied out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Senators 1, Orioles 1.

SENATORS 16TH: Hinton popped to first in foul territory; Zipfel
homered; Retzer reached on an error by Breeding; OSTEEN RAN FOR
RETZER; SCHAIVE BATTED FOR HICKS; HOEFT REPLACED HALL
(PITCHING); Schaive popped to catcher in foul territory; Lock
singled to left [Osteen to second]; STOCK REPLACED HOEFT
(PITCHING); Brinkman walked [Osteen to third, Lock to second];
Cheney forced Brinkman (third to second); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 3 LOB. 
Senators 2, Orioles 1.

ORIOLES 16TH: SCHMIDT REPLACED OSTEEN (PLAYING C ); PIERSALL
REPLACED SCHAIVE (PLAYING CF); Powell grounded out (pitcher to
first); Nicholson singled to right; BRANDT BATTED FOR LANDRITH;
Brandt flied out to center; WILLIAMS BATTED FOR BREEDING;
Williams was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
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