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Standings
DET
@BOS
2
3
KCR
@CAL
10
3
BAL
@NYY
10
1
CHW
@OAK
3
0
CLE
@WSA
2
3
SDP
@ATL
7
3
NYM
@CHC
1
4
LAD
@CIN
1
4
SFG
@HOU
3
1
PHI
@MON
0
2
PIT
@STL
5
1
Wednesday, September 22, 1971, 8:00PM
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 14,845, Time of Game: 2:07
Pirates
5
94-62
 Won 1 
1st
at Cardinals
1
85-70
 Lost 1 
2nd, 8½ GB
W: Luke Walker (10-8)
L: Bob Gibson (16-13)
S: Dave Giusti (29)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         1  0  0   1  0  0   0  3  0    5 11  1
Cardinals       1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  6  2

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dave Cash 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 .301 .730 0.009 0.76 0.063 -0.053 0.4 1 8
Vic Davalillo RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .282 .691 0.105 0.69 0.116 -0.011 1.1 1 0 2B
   Roberto Clemente RF 1 0 1 0 0 0 .341 .873 0.004 0.10 0.004 0.000 0.7 1 0
Al Oliver CF 4 1 0 0 1 1 .282 .768 -0.091 1.06 0.031 -0.122 -1.6 3 0 GDP
Willie Stargell LF 3 2 2 1 1 0 .298 1.032 0.181 0.78 0.190 -0.009 2.1 2 0 HBP
Richie Hebner 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .276 .828 -0.013 1.12 0.085 -0.097 -0.9 0 0 SF,GDP
Bob Robertson 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .273 .852 0.083 0.99 0.119 -0.036 1.4 11 1 2B
Manny Sanguillen C 3 0 2 1 1 0 .321 .770 -0.003 1.19 0.060 -0.063 -0.0 4 0 IW
Jackie Hernandez SS 4 0 0 0 0 4 .204 .552 -0.106 1.02 0.000 -0.106 -1.3 3 6
Luke Walker P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .022 .156 -0.047 0.95 0.000 -0.047 -0.4 0 0
   Richie Zisk PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .273 1.065 -0.024 0.87 0.000 -0.024 -0.2
   Dave Giusti P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .059 .170 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.2 1 0
Team Totals 36 5 11 4 3 8 .306 .727 0.097 0.91 0.668 -0.569 0.9 27 15
2B: V Davalillo (13, off B Gibson); B Robertson (18, off B Gibson).
SF: R Hebner (6, off B Gibson).
IBB: M Sanguillen (12, by B Gibson).
HBP: W Stargell (7, by S Williams).
TB: B Robertson 3; V Davalillo 2; M Sanguillen 2; W Stargell 2; D Cash 2; R Hebner; R Clemente.
GIDP: R Hebner (6); A Oliver (13).
RBI: M Sanguillen (80); R Hebner (67); B Robertson (71); W Stargell (121).
2-out RBI: B Robertson.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 3. D Cash-J Hernandez-B Robertson 2; J Hernandez-D Cash-B Robertson.
E: R Hebner (14).

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .318 .819 0.080 0.88 0.104 -0.024 0.5 2 0
Ted Sizemore 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .269 .658 0.018 1.21 0.061 -0.043 0.2 3 3
Matty Alou 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .754 -0.120 1.50 0.000 -0.120 -1.0 7 0
Joe Torre 3B 3 0 1 1 1 0 .362 .970 0.052 1.42 0.119 -0.067 0.9 1 0
Ted Simmons C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .779 -0.211 1.48 0.000 -0.211 -1.8 10 0 2·GDP
Luis Melendez RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 .233 .584 0.004 1.14 0.038 -0.034 0.2 0 1
   Joe Hague PH-RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .726 -0.038 0.78 0.000 -0.038 -0.4 0 0
Jose Cruz CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .269 .790 -0.072 1.14 0.027 -0.100 -0.8 2 0 GDP
Dal Maxvill SS 1 0 0 0 1 1 .226 .564 0.008 0.52 0.019 -0.011 0.0 2 3
   Bob Burda PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .309 .745 -0.050 1.83 0.000 -0.050 -0.2
   Ted Kubiak SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .661 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Bob Gibson P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .172 .469 -0.059 1.13 0.000 -0.059 -0.4 0 1
   Jerry McNertney PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .793 -0.013 0.52 0.000 -0.013 -0.2
   Stan Williams P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .083 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 31 1 6 1 2 3 .194 .436 -0.401 1.18 0.368 -0.770 -3.1 27 10
TB: L Brock 2; L Melendez; T Sizemore; J Cruz; J Torre.
GIDP: T Simmons 2 (19); J Cruz (6).
RBI: J Torre (133).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Maxvill-T Sizemore-M Alou; T Sizemore-D Maxvill-M Alou.
PB: T Simmons (18).
E: M Alou (9); T Kubiak (18).
Outfield Assists: L Melendez (B Robertson at 3rd base).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Luke Walker, W (10-8) 6 4 1 1 2 1 0 3.55 22 59 0.258 1.40 1.7
Dave Giusti, S (29) 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 2.99 11 0 0 0.142 0.74 1.4
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 2 3 0 1.00 33 59 0 0 0.400 1.18 3.1

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Gibson, L (16-13) 8 9 5 1 3 8 0 3.04 35 57 -0.103 1.04 -1.4
Stan Williams 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.83 6 0 0 0.003 0.10 0.5
Team Totals 9 11 5 1 3 8 0 1.00 41 57 0 0 -0.100 0.91 -0.9
Balks: None.
WP: B Gibson (10).
HBP: S Williams (10; W Stargell).
IBB: B Gibson (11; M Sanguillen).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Paul Pryor, 1B - John Kibler, 2B - Bruce Froemming, 3B - Al Barlick.
Time of Game: 2:07.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Dave Cash 2B 1 Lou Brock LF
2 Vic Davalillo RF 2 Ted Sizemore 2B
3 Al Oliver CF 3 Matty Alou 1B
4 Willie Stargell LF 4 Joe Torre 3B
5 Richie Hebner 3B 5 Ted Simmons C
6 Bob Robertson 1B 6 Luis Melendez RF
7 Manny Sanguillen C 7 Jose Cruz CF
8 Jackie Hernandez SS 8 Dal Maxvill SS
9 Luke Walker P 9 Bob Gibson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 2-1 1 12- R PIT W. Stargell B. Gibson 12% 91% Single to RF; Davalillo Scores/unER; Oliver to 3B
b1 1-1 1 12- OO STL T. Simmons L. Walker 8% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t4 1-1 1 1-- PIT B. Robertson B. Gibson 8% 59% Single to RF; Stargell to 3B
b2 1-1 0 1-- OO STL J. Cruz L. Walker 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b1 0-1 1 1-3 R STL J. Torre L. Walker -8% 42% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Brock Scores; Alou to 2B; Torre to 1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT D. Cash B. Gibson 4% 54% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- PIT V. Davalillo B. Gibson 3% 56% Passed Ball; Cash to 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- PIT V. Davalillo B. Gibson 7% 63% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Cash to 3B; Davalillo to 1B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 ROO PIT A. Oliver B. Gibson -6% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Cash Scores/No RBI/unER
t1 1-0 2 --- O PIT W. Stargell B. Gibson -1% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- STL L. Brock L. Walker -4% 52% Single to CF
b1 0-1 0 1-- STL T. Sizemore L. Walker -6% 46% Single to CF; Brock to 2B
b1 0-1 0 12- O STL M. Alou L. Walker 3% 49% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Brock to 3B
b1 0-1 1 1-3 R STL J. Torre L. Walker -8% 42% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Brock Scores; Alou to 2B; Torre to 1B
b1 1-1 1 12- OO STL T. Simmons L. Walker 8% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 5-6-7
t2 1-1 0 --- PIT R. Hebner B. Gibson 4% 54% Single to CF
t2 1-1 0 1-- PIT B. Robertson B. Gibson 3% 57% Wild Pitch; Hebner to 2B
t2 1-1 0 -2- O PIT B. Robertson B. Gibson -1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B; Hebner to 3B
t2 1-1 1 --3 O PIT M. Sanguillen B. Gibson -6% 49% Groundout: P-1B
t2 1-1 2 --3 O PIT J. Hernandez B. Gibson -4% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 6-7-8
b2 1-1 0 --- STL L. Melendez L. Walker -4% 41% Single to LF
b2 1-1 0 1-- OO STL J. Cruz L. Walker 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b2 1-1 2 --- O STL D. Maxvill L. Walker 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- O PIT L. Walker B. Gibson -2% 48% Strikeout
t3 1-1 1 --- O PIT D. Cash B. Gibson -2% 46% Popfly: 2B
t3 1-1 2 --- PIT V. Davalillo B. Gibson 3% 48% Double to LF
t3 1-1 2 -2- O PIT A. Oliver B. Gibson -4% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- O STL B. Gibson L. Walker 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b3 1-1 1 --- O STL L. Brock L. Walker 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-1 2 --- O STL T. Sizemore L. Walker 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 4-5-6
t4 1-1 0 --- PIT W. Stargell B. Gibson 4% 54% Walk
t4 1-1 0 1-- O PIT R. Hebner B. Gibson -4% 50% Foul Flyball: 1B
t4 1-1 1 1-- PIT B. Robertson B. Gibson 8% 59% Single to RF; Stargell to 3B
t4 1-1 1 1-3 RO PIT M. Sanguillen B. Gibson 3% 62% Single to RF; Stargell Scores; Robertson out at 3B/RF-3B; Sanguillen to 2B
t4 2-1 2 -2- O PIT J. Hernandez B. Gibson -3% 59% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 3-4-5
b4 1-2 0 --- O STL M. Alou L. Walker 3% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-2 1 --- STL J. Torre L. Walker -3% 58% Walk
b4 1-2 1 1-- OO STL T. Simmons L. Walker 7% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 9-1-2
t5 2-1 0 --- O PIT L. Walker B. Gibson -2% 63% Strikeout
t5 2-1 1 --- O PIT D. Cash B. Gibson -2% 61% Flyball: LF
t5 2-1 2 --- O PIT V. Davalillo B. Gibson -1% 60% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 6-7-8
b5 1-2 0 --- O STL L. Melendez L. Walker 3% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-2 1 --- O STL J. Cruz L. Walker 2% 66% Flyball: LF
b5 1-2 2 --- STL D. Maxvill L. Walker -2% 64% Walk
b5 1-2 2 1-- O STL B. Gibson L. Walker 3% 67% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 3-4-5
t6 2-1 0 --- O PIT A. Oliver B. Gibson -2% 65% Flyball: LF
t6 2-1 1 --- PIT W. Stargell B. Gibson 3% 68% Single to RF
t6 2-1 1 1-- OO PIT R. Hebner B. Gibson -5% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Luke Walker facing 1-2-3
b6 1-2 0 --- STL L. Brock L. Walker -7% 56% Single to SS
b6 1-2 0 1-- O STL T. Sizemore L. Walker 3% 59% Flyball: CF; Brock to 2B
b6 1-2 1 -2- O STL M. Alou L. Walker 5% 64% Groundout: SS-1B; Brock to 3B
b6 1-2 2 --3 O STL J. Torre L. Walker 7% 71% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 6-7-8
t7 2-1 0 --- O PIT B. Robertson B. Gibson -2% 69% Foul Flyball: C
t7 2-1 1 --- PIT M. Sanguillen B. Gibson 2% 71% Single to 2B
t7 2-1 1 1-- O PIT J. Hernandez B. Gibson -3% 68% Strikeout
Richie Zisk pinch hits for Luke Walker (P) batting 9th
t7 2-1 2 1-- O PIT R. Zisk B. Gibson -2% 66% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Dave Giusti facing 5-6-7
Dave Giusti replaces Richie Zisk (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 1-2 0 --- O STL T. Simmons D. Giusti 5% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
Joe Hague pinch hits for Luis Melendez (RF) batting 6th
b7 1-2 1 --- O STL J. Hague D. Giusti 3% 74% Strikeout Looking
b7 1-2 2 --- STL J. Cruz D. Giusti -3% 71% Single to P
Bob Burda pinch hits for Dal Maxvill (SS) batting 8th
b7 1-2 2 1-- O STL B. Burda D. Giusti 5% 76% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 1-2-3
Ted Kubiak replaces Bob Burda (PH) playing SS batting 8th
Joe Hague moves from PH to RF
t8 2-1 0 --- O PIT D. Cash B. Gibson -2% 74% Popfly: 2B
t8 2-1 1 --- PIT V. Davalillo B. Gibson 2% 76% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Davalillo to 1B
t8 2-1 1 1-- PIT A. Oliver B. Gibson 3% 79% Walk; Davalillo to 2B
t8 2-1 1 12- R PIT W. Stargell B. Gibson 12% 91% Single to RF; Davalillo Scores/unER; Oliver to 3B
t8 3-1 1 1-3 RO PIT R. Hebner B. Gibson 2% 93% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Oliver Scores/unER
t8 4-1 2 1-- R PIT B. Robertson B. Gibson 4% 97% Double to LF; Stargell Scores/unER
t8 5-1 2 -2- PIT M. Sanguillen B. Gibson 0% 97% Intentional Walk
t8 5-1 2 12- O PIT J. Hernandez B. Gibson -1% 96% Strikeout
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 5, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Dave Giusti facing 9-1-2
Roberto Clemente replaces Vic Davalillo playing RF batting 2nd
Jerry McNertney pinch hits for Bob Gibson (P) batting 9th
b8 1-5 0 --- O STL J. McNertney D. Giusti 1% 98% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 1-5 1 --- O STL L. Brock D. Giusti 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 1-5 2 --- O STL T. Sizemore D. Giusti 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cardinals' Stan Williams facing 9-1-2
Stan Williams replaces Jerry McNertney (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-1 0 --- O PIT D. Giusti S. Williams -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 5-1 1 --- PIT D. Cash S. Williams 0% 99% Single to CF
t9 5-1 1 1-- PIT R. Clemente S. Williams 0% 99% Single to CF; Cash to 3B
t9 5-1 1 1-3 O PIT A. Oliver S. Williams -0% 99% Fielder's Choice P; Cash out at Hm/P-C; Clemente to 2B; Oliver to 1B
t9 5-1 2 12- PIT W. Stargell S. Williams 0% 99% Hit By Pitch; Clemente to 3B; Oliver to 2B
t9 5-1 2 123 O PIT R. Hebner S. Williams -0% 98% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 5, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Dave Giusti facing 3-4-5
b9 1-5 0 --- O STL M. Alou D. Giusti 1% 99% Flyball: RF
b9 1-5 1 --- STL J. Torre D. Giusti -1% 98% Single to CF
b9 1-5 1 1-- O STL T. Simmons D. Giusti 1% 100% Foul Flyball: C
b9 1-5 2 1-- O STL J. Hague D. Giusti 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Cardinals 1.

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