3 Days Later, Columbus Beats Syracuse
Tom Barrett singled to left-center field, his fifth hit of the game, to score Butch Hobson with the winning run in the bottom of the 21st inning Wednesday night, giving the Columbus Clippers an 8-7 International League victory over Syracuse.
The game, which was finished in a light rain, took five hours, 37 minutes to complete. It had been suspended after 20 innings by an IL curfew Monday night and the teams were rained out on Tuesday. It was completed before the regularly scheduled game between the Clippers and the Chiefs.
Hobson led off the 21st with a single of loser John Cerutti, the sixth Syracuse pitcher, and went to second when Bill Lindsy walked with one out. After Keith Smith struck out, Barrett’s single scored Hobson with the winning run.
Alphonso Pulido, who pitched the final inning for Columbus, got the win.