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Tuesday May 16, 1972
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A homer by Hebner with two men on base climaxed a four-run outburst in the first inning and carried the Pirates to a 4-3 victory over the Cardinals. Dave Cash led off with a single and Roberto Clemente walked. Willie Stargell doubled to score Cash. Clemente was out at the plate, trying to score on a grounder by Al Oliver, but Richie Hebner then hammered a pitch by Rick Wise for the homer that decided the game. [The Sporting News]


Pittsburgh Pirates 4, St. Louis Cardinals 3

Game Played on Tuesday, May 16, 1972 (Night game) at Three Rivers Stadium

Cardinals    1  0  0    0  1  0    0  0  1  -   3 10  1
Pirates      4  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  x  -   4  8  1


Cardinals            AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Pirates              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Brock lf              5   0   2   1     0   2   .292      Cash 2b               3   1   1   0     1   0   .291
Sizemore 2b           5   1   2   1     0   0   .219      Davalillo lf          4   0   1   0     0   1   .333
  Spinks pr           0   0   0   0     0   0   .200      Clemente rf           3   0   1   0     1   0   .309
Alou rf               5   0   0   0     0   1   .326      Stargell 1b           4   1   2   1     0   1   .272
Torre 3b              4   0   3   1     0   0   .396        Clines pr           0   0   0   0     0   0   .138
Simmons c             4   0   0   0     0   0   .242        Robertson 1b        0   0   0   0     0   0   .125
Clendenon 1b          3   0   0   0     1   2   .132      Oliver cf             4   1   0   0     0   0   .355
Melendez cf           3   0   1   0     1   0   .204      Hebner 3b             3   1   2   3     1   0   .341
Anderson ss           3   1   1   0     0   0   .100      Sanguillen c          4   0   1   0     0   0   .369
  Cruz ph             1   0   0   0     0   0   .225      J. Hernandez ss       3   0   0   0     0   1   .167
Wise p                3   0   0   0     0   1   .273      Walker p              2   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Hague ph            1   1   1   0     0   0   .257        Giusti p            1   0   0   0     0   1   .000

Totals               37   3  10   3     2   6             Totals               31   4   8   4     3   4

Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance:  8,272
Left on Base: Cardinals 9, Pirates 6
DP: Cardinals 1, Pirates 0
Errors: Anderson, Hebner
Doubles: Stargell 2 (7)
Triples: Torre (2)
Home Runs: Hebner (5)
Stolen Bases: Cash (3)
Caught Stealing: Brock (4), Cash (2)
GIDP: Clemente (6)


Cardinals              IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Wise L(3-3)             8     8   4   4   3   4   1  34   3.34
Totals                  8     8   4   4   3   4   1  34

Pirates                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Walker W(1-1)           6     7   2   1   1   4   0  26   4.41
Giusti SV(2)            3     3   1   1   1   2   0  13   4.67
Totals                  9    10   3   2   2   6   0  39

Umpires: HP - Andy Olsen, 1B - Dick Stello, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Lee Weyer


CARDINALS 1ST: Brock singled to left; Brock was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Sizemore singled to center; Alou
flied to left in foul territory; Torre tripled to right
[Sizemore scored]; Simmons grounded out (second to first); 1 R,
3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Cash singled to left; Cash stole second; Davalillo
struck out; Clemente walked; Stargell doubled to right [Cash
scored, Clemente to third]; Oliver reached on a fielder's choice
[Clemente out at home (third to catcher), Stargell to third];
Hebner homered [Stargell scored, Oliver scored]; Sanguillen
flied out to center; 4 R, 3 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Pirates
4.

CARDINALS 2ND: Clendenon was called out on strikes; Melendez
flied out to right; Anderson singled to right; Wise struck out;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 2ND: J. Hernandez grounded out (third to first); Walker
grounded out (pitcher to first); Cash flied to left in foul
territory; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Pirates 4.

CARDINALS 3RD: Brock struck out; Sizemore grounded out (third to
first); Alou flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Cardinals 1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 3RD: Davalillo flied out to left; Clemente singled to
right; Stargell struck out; Oliver forced Clemente (second to
shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 1, Pirates 4.

CARDINALS 4TH: Torre popped to second; Simmons flied out to
center; Clendenon struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
1, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 4TH: Hebner singled to right; Sanguillen grounded out
(shortstop to first) [Hebner to second]; J. Hernandez popped to
second; Walker grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 1, Pirates 4.

CARDINALS 5TH: Melendez singled to left; Anderson forced
Melendez (pitcher to shortstop); Wise reached on an error by
Hebner [Anderson to second, Wise to first]; Brock singled to
left [Anderson scored (unearned), Wise to second]; Sizemore
flied out to right [Wise to third]; Alou grounded out (first
unassisted); 1 R (0 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Pirates
4.

PIRATES 5TH: Cash reached on an error by Anderson [Cash to
first]; Davalillo singled to first [Cash to second]; Clemente
grounded into a double play (shortstop to first) [Cash to third,
Davalillo out at second]; Stargell popped to third in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Pirates 4.

CARDINALS 6TH: Torre singled to right; Simmons lined to third;
Clendenon forced Torre (shortstop to second); Melendez walked
[Clendenon to second]; Anderson forced Melendez (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 6TH: Oliver flied out to center; Hebner grounded out
(second to first); Sanguillen singled to center; J. Hernandez
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Pirates 4.

CARDINALS 7TH: GIUSTI REPLACED WALKER (PITCHING); Wise flied out
to left; Brock struck out; Sizemore grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Pirates 4.

PIRATES 7TH: Giusti was called out on strikes; Cash walked; Cash
was caught stealing second (catcher to shortstop); Davalillo
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals
2, Pirates 4.

CARDINALS 8TH: Alou struck out; Torre singled to center; Simmons
flied out to right; Clendenon walked [Torre to second]; Melendez
flied out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Pirates
4.

PIRATES 8TH: Clemente flied out to center; Stargell doubled to
right; CLINES RAN FOR STARGELL; Oliver lined to left; Hebner was
walked intentionally; Sanguillen popped to second; 0 R, 1 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Pirates 4.

CARDINALS 9TH: ROBERTSON REPLACED CLINES (PLAYING 1B); CRUZ
BATTED FOR ANDERSON; Cruz grounded out (first unassisted); HAGUE
BATTED FOR WISE; Hague singled to center; Brock grounded out
(second to first) [Hague to second]; Sizemore singled to left
[Hague scored]; SPINKS RAN FOR SIZEMORE; Alou flied out to
right; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 3, Pirates 4.



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