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Baseball team settles for bronze Sluggish U.S. overcomes Dominican Republic in 15
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Chicago Tribune (pre-1997 Fulltext) - Chicago, Ill.
Date: Aug 18, 1991
Start Page: 11
Section: SPORTS
Abstract (Document Summary)

Chris Roberts slugged a game-winning one-out double in the bottom of the 15th inning as the United States salvaged the baseball bronze medal Saturday at the Pan American Games.

Jeffrey Hammonds, who led off with a double to left off loser Ramon Castillo, raced around third and barely beat the throw for a 2-1 victory over the Dominican Republic. A tired U.S. team mobbed Hammonds and Roberts in front of the dugout.

The Americans overcame a 163-pitch, 13-inning effort by Dominican right-hander Felix Nova, who lost his bid for his fourth victory at the 1991 Pan Ams.

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