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Monday September 14, 1970
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Frank Johnson, playing in place of the ailing Willie McCovey, drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single in the sixth inning when the Giants scored four times to outlast the Braves, 7-5. With the game tied, 3-3, Hal Lanier, Frank Reberger and Bobby Bonds hit singles to load the bases. Willie Mays walked, forcing in the tie-breaking tally. Johnson then rapped his single for two runs and another scored on a wild pitch. [The Sporting News]


San Francisco Giants 7, Atlanta Braves 5

Game Played on Monday, September 14, 1970 (Night game) at Candlestick Park

Braves       0  0  0    3  0  0    2  0  0  -   5  9  0
Giants       0  2  1    0  0  4    0  0  x  -   7 15  2


Braves               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Giants               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Lum cf,lf             5   1   2   0     0   0   .248      Bonds rf              4   1   2   0     1   1   .312
Garr rf               5   0   0   0     0   1   .217      Fuentes 2b            5   0   2   0     0   1   .258
H. Aaron 1b           4   1   0   0     0   0   .307      Mays cf               4   2   2   1     1   0   .296
  Williams 1b         1   0   0   0     0   0   .000      McCovey 1b            1   0   0   0     1   0   .279
Carty lf              2   0   1   1     2   1   .355        F. Johnson 1b       3   0   3   2     0   0   .275
  Baker pr,cf         1   1   0   0     0   0   .000      Dietz c               4   0   0   0     1   1   .315
Evans 3b              3   1   1   0     2   0   .400      Hart 3b               3   1   0   0     0   0   .279
Boyer ss              4   1   2   2     0   1   .240        Gallagher 3b        1   0   1   0     0   0   .276
Garrido 2b            4   0   1   1     0   0   .270      Williams lf           4   1   1   1     1   0   .300
Tillman c             4   0   2   0     0   0   .240      Lanier ss             4   1   2   0     0   0   .229
McQueen p             2   0   0   1     1   1   .286      Reberger p            3   1   2   1     0   0   .220
  Niekro p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .156        McMahon p           1   0   0   0     0   1   .143
  Brown ph            1   0   0   0     0   1   .395
  Cardwell p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .200

Totals               36   5   9   5     5   5             Totals               37   7  15   5     5   4

Time of Game: 2:48   Attendance:  2,735
Left on Base: Braves 9, Giants 12
DP: Braves 0, Giants 2
Errors: Lanier 2
Doubles: Lum (14), Mays 2 (14), Williams (2), Fuentes (12)
Caught Stealing: Williams (1)
GIDP: Garrido (16), Evans (1)
Hit by Pitch: Hart (3,by McQueen)


Braves                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
McQueen L(0-4)          5.1  10   7   6   4   3   0  30   6.80
Niekro                  1.2   3   0   0   1   1   0   8   4.35
Cardwell                1     2   0   0   0   0   0   5   6.80
Totals                  8    15   7   6   5   4   0  43

Giants                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Reberger W(6-6)         6.2   9   5   4   5   4   0  33   5.75
McMahon SV(18)          2.1   0   0   0   0   1   0   8   2.95
Totals                  9     9   5   4   5   5   0  41

Passed Balls: Tillman (9)
Hit by Pitch: McQueen (1)
Wild Pitches: McQueen (2), Niekro (6)

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Doug Harvey, 2B - Bob Engel, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt


BRAVES 1ST: Lum grounded out (first to pitcher); Garr struck
out; H. Aaron made an out to catcher; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Braves 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 1ST: Bonds struck out; Fuentes flied out to center; Mays
doubled to left; McCovey flied out to left; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Braves 0, Giants 0.

BRAVES 2ND: Carty walked; Evans walked [Carty to second]; On a
bunt Boyer struck out; Garrido grounded into a double play
(third to second to first) [Evans out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 0, Giants 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Dietz made an out to second; Hart was hit by a
pitch; Williams doubled to left [Hart scored]; Lanier flied out
to center; Reberger singled to left [Williams scored]; Bonds
grounded out (first unassisted); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
0, Giants 2.

BRAVES 3RD: Tillman grounded out (pitcher to first); McQueen
struck out; Lum singled to right; Garr grounded out (second to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Giants 2.

GIANTS 3RD: Fuentes grounded out (second to first); Mays doubled
to right; McQueen threw a wild pitch [Mays to third]; McCovey
walked; Tillman allowed a passed ball [McCovey to second, Mays
scored (unearned)]; Dietz grounded out (shortstop to first);
Hart grounded out (third to first); 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Braves 0, Giants 3.

BRAVES 4TH: H. Aaron reached on an error by Lanier; Carty was
called out on strikes; Evans walked [H. Aaron to second]; Boyer
singled to right [Evans to third, H. Aaron scored (unearned)];
Garrido singled to center [Boyer to second, Evans scored];
Tillman singled to left [Garrido to second, Boyer to third];
McQueen walked [Boyer scored, Garrido to third, Tillman to
second]; Lum forced Garrido (first to catcher) [McQueen to
second, Tillman to third]; Garr flied out to left; 3 R (2 ER), 3
H, 1 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 4TH: Williams walked; Williams was picked off and caught
stealing second (pitcher to first to shortstop); Lanier singled
to left; Reberger made an out to third; Bonds walked [Lanier to
second]; Fuentes singled [Bonds to second, Lanier to third];
Mays flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 3,
Giants 3.

BRAVES 5TH: F. JOHNSON REPLACED MCCOVEY (PLAYING 1B); H. Aaron
flied out to left; Carty walked; Evans grounded into a double
play (second to shortstop to first) [Carty out at second]; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 5TH: F. Johnson singled to center; Dietz was called out
on strikes; Hart flied out to left; Williams made an out to
third; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Giants 3.

BRAVES 6TH: Boyer flied out to left; Garrido grounded out
(pitcher to first); Tillman singled to left; McQueen grounded
out (second to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3, Giants 3.

GIANTS 6TH: Lanier singled to center; On a bunt Reberger singled
[Lanier to second]; Bonds singled [Reberger to second, Lanier to
third]; Fuentes struck out; Mays walked [Lanier scored, Reberger
to third, Bonds to second]; NIEKRO REPLACED MCQUEEN (PITCHING);
F. Johnson singled to right [Mays to third, Bonds scored,
Reberger scored]; Dietz walked [F. Johnson to second]; Niekro
threw a wild pitch [Dietz to second, F. Johnson to third, Mays
scored]; Hart reached on a fielder's choice [F. Johnson out at
home (shortstop to catcher)]; Williams flied out to right; 4 R,
4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3, Giants 7.

BRAVES 7TH: GALLAGHER REPLACED HART (PLAYING 3B); Lum doubled;
Garr flied out to center; H. Aaron grounded out (first
unassisted) [Lum to third]; Carty singled to right [Lum scored];
BAKER RAN FOR CARTY; Evans singled [Baker to second]; Boyer
singled [Evans to second, Baker scored]; MCMAHON REPLACED
REBERGER (PITCHING); Garrido flied out to center; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E,
2 LOB.  Braves 5, Giants 7.

GIANTS 7TH: BAKER STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING CF); LUM CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); WILLIAMS REPLACED H. AARON (PLAYING 1B);
Lanier grounded out (shortstop to first); McMahon struck out
(catcher to first); Bonds singled to left; Fuentes doubled to
left [Bonds out at home (center to shortstop to catcher)]; 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Giants 7.

BRAVES 8TH: Tillman flied out to center; BROWN BATTED FOR
NIEKRO; Brown was called out on strikes; Lum flied out to left;
0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 5, Giants 7.

GIANTS 8TH: CARDWELL REPLACED BROWN (PITCHING); Mays grounded
out (shortstop to first); F. Johnson singled to left; Dietz
popped to catcher in foul territory; Gallagher singled to right
[F. Johnson to third]; Williams forced Gallagher (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 5, Giants 7.

BRAVES 9TH: Garr flied out to center; Williams flied out to
right; Baker reached on an error by Lanier; Evans flied out to
center; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 5, Giants 7.



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