1960 Game Reports, Basin League     

(June 12)  Paul Zavorskas fired a five-hitter, scored a run and drove in another with a double to lead Rapid City to a 4-1 win over Pierre Cowboys.  Pierre grabbed the lead in the 2nd inning when Don Brown reached on a fielder's choice, stole second, moved to third on an error and scored on a single by Emmet Dietz.  Chiefs responded with a pair in the 5th.  Bart Shirley led off with a double and came home on Zavasorski's two-bagger. Jay Arnett followed with a single to plate the second run.  Ed Kikla knocked in runs in the 6th and 9th to complete the scoring.  Don Altman took the loss.

Zavasorski (W) and Korhorst
Altman (L) and Dietz

(June 12)  Playing-manager Harry Lloyd punched out two doubles and a single to pace Huron to a 9-7 victory over Watertown Lake Sox.  A five-run 2nd inning, which included Jack Tarr's two-run double, carried the Jims to the win.  Joe Lutz and Ronnie Cox belted homers for the Sox. Lefty Ron Kalish pitched into the 6th frame to pick up the win. He fanned six and allowed six free passes.  Darrell Peters, victim of five unearned runs, took the loss.  Joe Clement tossed 4 1/3 innings of scoreless ball for Watertown. 

Kalish (W), McGinley (6) and Rogers
Peters (L), Clement (2), Aust (7), Card (7), Bohanon (8),  Ryan (9) and Hagen, Orner

(June 12)  Valentine-Winner topped Mitchell 7-6.

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(June XX)  Playing-manager Hal Holland belted three homers to lead Mitchell over Huron 6-4.

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(June 14)   Rapid City Chiefs downed Watertown 8-3. Chiefs erupted for five runs in the 7th inning, on four hits and a pair of errors, to break a 2-2 deadlock.  Dick Kristinik belted a homer for the Chiefs.  Ed Kikla registered the mound victory.

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Kikla (W) and xxx

(June 14)  Huron shaded Valentine-Winner 8-7.  Playing-manager Harry Lloyd singled with two out in the last of the 7th inning to drive in the winning run.  Frank Davis was the winner in a relief role.  Paul Lepik took the loss.

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Burnett, Davis (W) (7) and xxx

(June 14)  Tony Attanasio tripled in the 11th inning and scored on a sacrifice fly to notch the winning marker as Pierre edged Mitchell 3-2. Pierre took a 2-0 lead in the 3rd inning on a walk, stolen base, hit batsman and a double by starting pitching Joe Gibson.  Mitchell knotted the count in the 7th.  Woody Carruthers came on in relief in the 11th to wrap up the triumph.  Gibson, who gave way to Larry Crayton in the 10th, pitched three-hit ball and fanned 13.  Palianick took the loss.

Gibson, Crayton (11), Carruthers (11) and xxx
xxx, Palianick (L) and xxx

(June 15)  Right-hander Jack Tarr had a shutout into the 9th inning in pitching Huron Jims to a 5-1 victory over the Valentine-Winner Phillies.  Tarr allowed nine hits and fanned seven without issuing a base on balls.  Jims had just five hits, taking advantage of nine Phillies' errors.  Len Van De Hey had three hits for Huron. Tom Leder was the tough-luck loser giving up just four hits, no walks with seven strikeouts in seven innings.  All four runs against him were unearned.

Leder (L), Krohn and Syring
Tarr (W) and Rogers

Rapid City          3 - 0  --
Huron               3 - 1  1/2
Pierre              2 - 1  1
Mitchell            1 - 2  2
Valentine-Winner    1 - 3  2 1/2
Watertown           0 - 3  3

(June 16)  Lefty Larry Crayton held Huron to seven hits as Pierre Cowboys downed the Jims 6-2.  Third baseman Ray Apple led the winners with three hits and three runs batted in.  Cowboys relied on two big innings for the win scoring three times in the second frame and another three in the 4th.  Jack McGinley gave up eight hits in taking the loss.

McGinley (L) and Rogers
Crayton (W) and Dietz

(June 17)   Ernie Kumerow fired a two-hitter over seven innings as Pierre topped Huron 6-2. The left-hander allowed just one earned run while fanning five and walking two.  Don Altman pitched two scoreless innings to wrap up the win for the Cowboys.  Second baseman Tony Attanasio sparked the winners with three hits.  He tripled and scored on a squeeze play in the 5th inning and singled to lead off a three-run 7th inning.  Jack McGinley had two of the four Huron safeties.

Kumerow (W), Altman (8) and Dietz
Kalish (L), Warren (7) and Rogers

(June 17)   Jim Martin tossed a two-hitter as Rapid City shaded Watertown 3-2 in a game shortened to six innings by fog. The Chiefs had just four hits off Darryl Peters. There were no extra base hits.

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Peters (L) and xxx

(June 22)  Rapid City Chiefs moved back atop the Basin League standings with a 14-10 triumph over Huron Jims.  An eight-run 7th inning for the Chiefs was the difference.  George Schmid was the winner, Jack McGinley took the loss.

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McGinley (L), xxx and xxx

(June 22)  Tom Leder fashioned a four-hitter as Valentine-Winner Phillies topped Pierre Cowboys 7-2.  Paul Hughes poked a triple, double and single to lead the attack.  Bob Ellis took the loss. 

Ellis (L), Kumerow and Dietz
Leder (W) and Syring

(June 22)  Mitchell Kernels erupted for five runs in the 2nd inning and went on defeat Watertown 8-3.  Playing manager Hal Holland clouted a homer for the Kernels.  Frank Pritchard was the winning pitcher, Darryl Peters took the loss. 

Pritchard (W) and xxx
Peters (L) and xxx

Rapid City          6 - 2  --
Pierre              6 - 3  1/2
Huron               4 - 4  2
Mitchell            4 - 4  2
Watertown           2 - 5  3 1/2
Valentine-Winner    2 - 6  4

(June 23)  Bruce Andrews hustled home on a sac fly in the 11th inning to give Huron a 4-3 win over Watertown Lake Sox.  Andrews led off with a single and moved all the way to third on an outfield error.  After the Sox loaded the bases on intentional walks, Gene Lenderman hit a fly to short right centre.  Catcher John Orner couldn't handle the throw from Frank Finnigan and the Jims had their 5th win of the season.  Frank Davis registered the win in relief of starter Ron Kalish.  Davis blanked the Sox over the last three innings.  Kalish allowed four hits over eight frames.  Joe Clement took the loss.  Dave Mason and Len Van De Hey each had three hits for the Jims.

Guisti, Rudeen (8), Card (8), Clement (L) (9) and Orner
Kalish, Davis (9) and Rogers

(June 23)  Rapid City maintained its lead atop the Basin League standings punching out 15 hits to down Valentine-Winner 6-5.  Don Shirley homered for the winners and Dean Lepik clouted one for the Phillies.  Paul Zavorskas was the winner.

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(June 23)  Pierre Cowboys stayed on the Chiefs' heels with a 6-2 triumph over Mitchell taking advantage of five errors by the Kernels.  Pierre took the lead with three unearned runs in the 2nd inning.  Woody Carruthers allowed just six hits in gaining the mound victory.

Carruthers (W) and xxx
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Rapid City          7 - 2  --
Pierre              7 - 3  1/2
Huron               5 - 4  2
Mitchell            4 - 5  3
Watertown           2 - 6  4 1/2
Valentine-Winner    2 - 7  5

(June 24)  Mitchell Kernels jumped into a 4-0 lead in the first inning, added four more in the 3rd and went on to whip Huron 11-8.  Third baseman Charles Stevenson led the attack with three hits and three RBI. Centre fielder Ray Weed belted a two-run homer.  Shortstop Gene Giannini added two hits, two runs and knocked in a pair.  Gene Lenderman and Len Van De Hey clouted homers for the Jims. Bobby Marr allowed just two hits in five innings of relief to capture the win.  Nick Warren took the mound defeat.

Warren (L), Tarr (8) and Rogers
Fidalgo, Marr (W) (5) and McKenzie

(June 25)