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Friday April 16, 1976
. . . where the 1970s live forever!

Bobby Murcer drove in four runs, two with a homer and two with a single, as the Giants piled up 18 hits and defeated the Reds, 14-7. Von Joshua singled and Derrel Thomas tripled before Murcer hit his homer in the fifth inning. The Giants capped their scoring with six runs in the ninth, two crossing the plate on a single by Murcer for his third hit of the game. [The Sporting News]


San Francisco Giants 14, Cincinnati Reds 7

Game Played on Friday, April 16, 1976 (Night game) at Riverfront Stadium

Giants       0  0  0    1  3  0    2  2  6  -  14 18  0
Reds         0  0  0    0  0  2    2  0  3  -   7 11  3


Giants               AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Reds                 AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Joshua cf             5   2   2   0     1   1   .296      Rose 3b               4   3   2   1     1   0   .519
Thomas 2b             3   1   1   1     0   0   .286      Griffey rf            5   2   3   3     0   1   .357
  Robinson 2b         2   1   2   2     0   0  1.000      Morgan 2b             4   0   2   2     0   2   .524
Murcer rf             5   2   3   4     1   1   .400      Bench c               4   0   0   0     1   2   .080
Matthews lf           6   2   3   2     0   0   .364      Perez 1b              4   0   2   1     0   0   .240
Montanez 1b           4   1   0   1     1   1   .227      Foster cf             4   0   0   0     0   0   .320
Speier ss             4   1   2   0     1   0   .263      Lum lf                4   0   1   0     0   0   .333
Reitz 3b              4   2   3   2     1   0   .348      Concepcion ss         4   0   0   0     0   0   .120
Rader c               4   2   2   1     1   0   .250      Darcy p               1   0   0   0     0   0   .500
Barr p                1   0   0   0     1   0   .000        Youngblood ph       1   0   0   0     0   0   .500
  Moffitt p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Alcala p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
  Lavelle p           0   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Armbrister ph       1   1   1   0     0   0   .500
  Adams ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .000        Borbon p            0   0   0   0     0   0   .500
  Heaverlo p          1   0   0   0     0   0   .000        McEnaney p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Eastwick p          0   0   0   0     0   0   .000
                                                            Driessen ph         0   1   0   0     1   0   .000

Totals               40  14  18  13     7   3             Totals               36   7  11   7     3   5

Time of Game: 2:51   Attendance: 37,147
Left on Base: Giants 9, Reds 6
DP: Giants 0, Reds 2
Errors: Rose, Griffey, Darcy
Doubles: Matthews (1), Rader (2), Morgan (3), Perez (4), Griffey 2 (3), Rose (3)
Triples: Thomas (1), Griffey (1)
Home Runs: Murcer (2)
Caught Stealing: Thomas (4)
Sacrifice Hits: Barr (1)
Sacrifice Flies: Montanez (1), Morgan (1)
GIDP: Thomas (2), Reitz (3)
Hit by Pitch: Thomas (1,by Alcala)


Giants                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Barr W(1-0)             5.2   4   2   2   2   4   0  23   5.06
Moffitt                 1     3   2   2   0   0   0   5   6.00
Lavelle                 0.1   1   0   0   0   1   0   2   0.00
Heaverlo                2     3   3   3   1   0   0  10   4.50
Totals                  9    11   7   7   3   5   0  40

Reds                   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Darcy L(1-1)            6     7   4   4   5   1   1  28   5.56
Alcala                  1     1   2   2   1   0   0   5  45.00
Borbon                  0.2   3   2   2   0   0   0   5   5.68
McEnaney                0.2   4   4   4   0   1   0   6  12.27
Eastwick                0.2   3   2   2   1   1   0   6   3.18
Totals                  9    18  14  14   7   3   1  50

Hit by Pitch: Alcala (1)
Wild Pitches: Darcy (2), Borbon (1)

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Terry Tata, 3B - Doug Harvey


GIANTS 1ST: Joshua singled to center; Thomas grounded into a
double play (shortstop to first) [Joshua out at second]; Murcer
singled to center; Matthews forced Murcer (shortstop to second);
0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 0, Reds 0.

REDS 1ST: Rose grounded out (pitcher to first); Griffey grounded
out (first unassisted); Morgan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Giants 0, Reds 0.

GIANTS 2ND: Montanez grounded out (shortstop to first); Speier
walked; Reitz grounded into a double play (second to shortstop
to first) [Speier out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
0, Reds 0.

REDS 2ND: Bench was called out on strikes; Perez grounded out
(shortstop to first); Foster grounded out (first unassisted); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 0, Reds 0.

GIANTS 3RD: Rader flied out to center; Barr walked; Joshua
popped to shortstop; Thomas lined to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Giants 0, Reds 0.

REDS 3RD: Lum flied out to left; Concepcion grounded out (third
to first); Darcy flied out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Giants 0, Reds 0.

GIANTS 4TH: Murcer grounded out (first unassisted); Matthews
flied out to center; Montanez walked; Speier singled to left
[Montanez to second]; Reitz singled [Montanez scored, Speier to
second]; Rader forced Reitz (shortstop to second); 1 R, 2 H, 0
E, 2 LOB.  Giants 1, Reds 0.

REDS 4TH: Rose flied out to left; Griffey struck out; Morgan
doubled; Bench struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 1, Reds
0.

GIANTS 5TH: Barr grounded out (shortstop to first); Joshua
singled to center [Joshua to second (error by Darcy)]; Thomas
tripled to right [Joshua scored]; Murcer homered [Thomas
scored]; Matthews grounded out (third to first); Montanez
grounded out (shortstop to first); 3 R, 3 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Giants
4, Reds 0.

REDS 5TH: Perez doubled to left; Foster popped to third; Lum
grounded out (second to first) [Perez to third]; Concepcion
flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 4, Reds 0.

GIANTS 6TH: Speier grounded out (shortstop to first); Reitz
walked; Darcy threw a wild pitch [Reitz to second]; Rader
walked; Barr out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to second) [Reitz
to third, Rader to second]; Joshua was called out on strikes; 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 4, Reds 0.

REDS 6TH: YOUNGBLOOD BATTED FOR DARCY; Youngblood lined to
third; Rose walked; Griffey doubled [Rose to third]; Morgan hit
a sacrifice fly to right [Rose scored, Griffey to third]; Bench
walked; Perez singled to left [Griffey scored, Bench to second];
MOFFITT REPLACED BARR (PITCHING); Foster popped to second; 2 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 4, Reds 2.

GIANTS 7TH: ALCALA REPLACED YOUNGBLOOD (PITCHING); Thomas was
hit by a pitch; Thomas was caught stealing second (catcher to
shortstop); Murcer walked; Matthews doubled to center [Murcer
scored, Matthews to third (on throw to home)]; Montanez hit a
sacrifice fly to center [Matthews scored]; Speier grounded out
(pitcher to first); 2 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 6, Reds 2.

REDS 7TH: ROBINSON REPLACED THOMAS (PLAYING 2B); Lum singled to
right; Lum was out trying to advance to second (catcher to
shortstop); Concepcion grounded out (shortstop to first);
ARMBRISTER BATTED FOR ALCALA; Armbrister singled; Rose singled
to center [Armbrister to second]; LAVELLE REPLACED MOFFITT
(PITCHING); Griffey tripled [Armbrister scored, Rose scored];
Morgan struck out; 2 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 6, Reds 4.

GIANTS 8TH: BORBON REPLACED ARMBRISTER (PITCHING); Reitz singled
to third [Reitz to second (error by Rose)]; Rader singled to
right [Reitz to third]; ADAMS BATTED FOR LAVELLE; Borbon threw a
wild pitch [Reitz scored, Rader to second]; Adams grounded out
(third to first); Joshua popped to catcher in foul territory;
Robinson singled to right [Rader scored, Robinson to second
(error by Griffey)]; MCENANEY REPLACED BORBON (PITCHING); Murcer
struck out; 2 R, 3 H, 2 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 8, Reds 4.

REDS 8TH: HEAVERLO REPLACED ADAMS (PITCHING); Bench flied out to
center; Perez flied out to center; Foster grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Giants 8, Reds 4.

GIANTS 9TH: Matthews singled to left; Montanez flied out to
center; Speier singled to left [Matthews to second]; Reitz
singled to center [Matthews scored, Speier to second]; Rader
doubled [Speier scored, Reitz to third]; EASTWICK REPLACED
MCENANEY (PITCHING); Heaverlo grounded out (second to first);
Joshua walked; Robinson singled to center [Reitz scored, Rader
to third, Joshua to second]; Murcer singled to right [Rader
scored, Joshua scored, Robinson to third]; Matthews singled to
center [Robinson scored, Murcer to second]; Montanez struck out;
6 R, 7 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Giants 14, Reds 4.

REDS 9TH: Lum popped to third; Concepcion grounded out
(shortstop to first); DRIESSEN BATTED FOR EASTWICK; Driessen
walked; Rose doubled to left [Driessen scored]; Griffey doubled
[Rose scored]; Morgan singled to right [Griffey scored]; Bench
flied out to center; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Giants 14, Reds 7.



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