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Wednesday April 21, 1976
. . . where the 1970s live forever!

Mike Schmidt hit his seventh homer in a stretch of four games, one short of Ralph Kiner's major league record, as the Phillies defeated the Pirates, 3-0. Tom Underwood and Tug McGraw combined to pitch the shutout, the first suffered by the Pirates this season. Schmidt's bases-empty homer came in the eighth inning. [The Sporting News]


Philadelphia Phillies 3, Pittsburgh Pirates 0

Game Played on Wednesday, April 21, 1976 (Day game) at Three Rivers Stadium

Phillies     1  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  0  -   3  7  0
Pirates      0  0  0    0  0  0    0  0  0  -   0  7  0


Phillies             AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG      Pirates              AB   R   H RBI    BB  SO    AVG
Cash 2b               5   0   1   0     0   0   .300      Taveras ss            4   0   1   0     0   0   .250
Maddox cf             4   0   1   0     0   0   .300      Sanguillen c          4   0   0   0     0   1   .270
Johnstone rf          4   1   2   0     0   0   .500      Robinson cf           4   0   2   0     0   0   .200
Luzinski lf           3   1   1   1     0   0   .321      Stargell 1b           3   0   1   0     1   1   .444
  Martin lf           0   0   0   0     0   0   .250      Zisk lf               4   0   0   0     0   0   .194
Allen 1b              2   0   1   0     2   0   .258      Parker rf             4   0   2   0     0   0   .353
Schmidt 3b            4   1   1   1     0   1   .297      Stennett 2b           3   0   0   0     0   0   .243
Boone c               3   0   0   1     0   0   .296      Helms 3b              2   0   1   0     0   0   .167
Bowa ss               2   0   0   0     2   0   .300        Robertson ph        1   0   0   0     0   0   .167
Underwood p           2   0   0   0     0   1   .000        Mendoza 3b          0   0   0   0     0   0  1.000
  Tolan ph            1   0   0   0     0   0   .375      Medich p              1   0   0   0     0   1   .000
  McGraw p            1   0   0   0     0   1   .000        Dyer ph             1   0   0   0     0   1   .333
                                                            Moose p             0   0   0   0     0   0  1.000

Totals               31   3   7   3     4   3             Totals               31   0   7   0     1   4

Time of Game: 2:15   Attendance:  9,175
Left on Base: Phillies 7, Pirates 6
DP: Phillies 1, Pirates 1
Doubles: Johnstone (3), Allen (1), Helms (1)
Home Runs: Schmidt (8)
Stolen Bases: Taveras (2)
Caught Stealing: Cash (1), Taveras (1)
Sacrifice Hits: Medich (1)
Sacrifice Flies: Boone (2)
GIDP: Zisk (3)
Hit by Pitch: Luzinski (1,by Medich)


Phillies               IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Underwood W(1-0)        5     4   0   0   0   2   0  18   1.42
McGraw SV(1)            4     3   0   0   1   2   0  15   1.80
Totals                  9     7   0   0   1   4   0  33

Pirates                IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP    ERA
Medich L(1-1)           8     7   3   3   4   2   1  34   2.59
Moose                   1     0   0   0   0   1   0   3   0.00
Totals                  9     7   3   3   4   3   1  37

Hit by Pitch: Medich (1)

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - John McSherry, 2B - Art Williams, 3B - Tom Gorman


PHILLIES 1ST: Cash grounded out (second to first); Maddox flied
out to right; Johnstone doubled to center; Luzinski singled to
center [Johnstone scored]; Allen walked [Luzinski to second];
Schmidt struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Taveras singled to center; Taveras stole second;
Taveras was caught stealing third (catcher to third); Sanguillen
grounded out (pitcher to first); Robinson grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 1, Pirates 0.

PHILLIES 2ND: Boone popped to second; Bowa grounded out (second
to first); Underwood struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies
1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Stargell struck out; Zisk grounded out (third to
first); Parker singled to shortstop; Stennett forced Parker
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1,
Pirates 0.

PHILLIES 3RD: Cash grounded out (shortstop to first); Maddox
singled to right; Johnstone singled to right [Maddox to second];
Luzinski hit into a double play (center to first) [Johnstone out
at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Helms doubled to left; Medich out on a sacrifice
bunt (third to second) [Helms to third]; Taveras grounded out
(pitcher to second to first); Sanguillen grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Phillies 1, Pirates 0.

PHILLIES 4TH: Allen doubled to center; Schmidt flied out to
right; Boone popped to shortstop; Bowa was walked intentionally;
Underwood grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2
LOB.  Phillies 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Robinson singled to left; Stargell flied out to
center [Robinson to second]; Zisk grounded out (shortstop to
first); Parker flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Phillies 1, Pirates 0.

PHILLIES 5TH: Cash singled to right; Cash was caught stealing
second (catcher to second); Maddox grounded out (third to
first); Johnstone flied out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
Phillies 1, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 5TH: Stennett flied out to right; Helms popped to
catcher in foul territory; Medich struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Phillies 1, Pirates 0.

PHILLIES 6TH: Luzinski was hit by a pitch; Allen walked
[Luzinski to second]; Schmidt forced Allen (third to second)
[Luzinski to third]; Boone hit a sacrifice fly to center
[Luzinski scored]; Bowa was walked intentionally [Schmidt to
second]; TOLAN BATTED FOR UNDERWOOD; Tolan popped to shortstop;
1 R, 0 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Phillies 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 6TH: MCGRAW REPLACED TOLAN (PITCHING); Taveras flied out
to right; Sanguillen struck out; Robinson grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 2, Pirates 0.

PHILLIES 7TH: Cash grounded out (second to first); Maddox flied
out to center; Johnstone flied out to right; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Phillies 2, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 7TH: Stargell walked; Zisk forced Stargell (pitcher to
second); Parker singled to center [Zisk to second]; Stennett
flied out to center; ROBERTSON BATTED FOR HELMS; Robertson
grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.
Phillies 2, Pirates 0.

PHILLIES 8TH: MENDOZA REPLACED ROBERTSON (PLAYING 3B); Luzinski
flied out to center; Allen flied out to left; Schmidt homered;
Boone flied out to left; 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 3,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 8TH: MARTIN REPLACED LUZINSKI (PLAYING LF); DYER BATTED
FOR MEDICH; Dyer struck out; Taveras flied out to center;
Sanguillen grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Phillies 3, Pirates 0.

PHILLIES 9TH: MOOSE REPLACED DYER (PITCHING); Bowa grounded out
(third to first); McGraw struck out; Cash grounded out (pitcher
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Phillies 3, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 9TH: Robinson singled to center; Stargell singled to
right [Robinson to second]; Zisk grounded into a double play
(shortstop to first) [Robinson to third, Stargell out at
second]; Parker flied out to center; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
Phillies 3, Pirates 0.



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