1962 Game Reports, Minnesota      



(July 18)  Gordon Nevers fired a one-hitter and fanned 15 Wednesday as Bloomington Athletics blasted Mason City 10-1. Opposing hurler Jim Biggart got the only hit, a single in the second inning.  A walk to Don Carlson, Biggart's single and a fielder's choice produced the only Braves' run. Third baseman Don Evans and catcher Denny Seymour drove in nine of the ten A's runs. Evans had a huge day, knocking in five markers with two doubles and two triples. Seymour plated four runs with two more three-baggers.

Nevers (W) and Seymour
Biggart (L), Pralle (7), Sturges (7) and Carlson, Mason

(August 12)  Bloomington erupted for seven runs in the first inning and coasted to an 11-4 triumph over Austin. Athletics rapped 15 hits, three by winning hurler Gordie Nevers.  Nevers fanned 14 and walked three in his route-going effort. He yielded nine hits.

L.Johnson (L), Rosenbaum (2), Wallenberg (3), Louk (6) and Notemann
Nevers (W) and Seymour

(August 16)   Mason City capitalized on six Bloomington errors, eight walks and two passed balls Thursday to notch a 6-3 victory and gain a tie for first place in the league standings.  The Braves and Austin, each with 13-7 records, meet Saturday at Roosevelt Field in a playoff for the Southern Minny title.  Jim Biggart allowed 11 hits and three walks in picking up his fourth win.  Loser Gordon Nevers yielded just seven hits and racked up 15 strikeouts. However, he gave up eight free passes. He had two hits for the losers, one a double.

Nevers (L) and Seymour
Biggart (W) and Mason