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Generally when a college baseball team plays a game rumor has it that the little man behind the screen in the brown felt hat is a professional scout, but in Wal-tham yesterday afternoon it was different. Yesterday the man in the brown felt hat was John Ringling North and he was looking for someone to replace aging Emmett Kelly, the King of Clowns. It is inconceivable that he went home with his little black book empty.
The Crimson beat Brandeis 27 to 8 in a three-ring circus that saw six pitchers, including a major portion of the Brandeis outfield, parade across the mound in a vain attempt to control a 20-hit Harvard attack which included four home runs, a triple, and three doubles. It was often entertaining. But with the fine Holy Cross game only a day in the past, one had trouble calling it baseball.
It is difficult to say who the losing pitcher should be, since the Crimson scored in every inning except the first, nor was it behind after the top of the second. Technically, defeat would go to clean-up batting, utility fielding, Mike Baldovski, who started the game.
Baldovski retired to right field in the third inning, when centerfielder Dave Bouchard took the mound long enough to walk John Simourian and then return to the outfield to make room for an equally unsuccessful quartet of relief pitchers. In all they gave up nine walks, against three strikeouts, hit two batters, and made three wild pitches.
The winning pitcher was Dom Repetto, who left the game well in hand after six innings, but had some difficulty in the first three. The Judges got nine of their eleven hits then and scored all seven of their runs. When Joel Bernstein relieved in the seventh, there was nothing left in the Brandeis attack.
The varsity, on the other hand, got to the Brandeis pitchers in the second and stayed next to them. Bob Hastings led of
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