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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates 73-42W4--111100 000 000 180
San Francisco Giants 52-67L122.551020000 000 000 011
Date of Game:  Tuesday, August 22, 1972
Stadium:  Candlestick Park
Feats and Milestones
  • Nelson Briles - Complete game/Shutout, 1-hitter

  • Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Vic Davalillocf36.022402000.33988118022211
    Dave Cash2b24.072400001.282802852229
    Roberto Clementerf38.004411001.3056822608420
    Willie Stargell1b32.169403100.309106126528951
        Rennie Stennettpr-lf21.139000000.292741241253
    Richie Hebner3b24.270401000.3168744916520
    Bob Robertsonlf-1b25.324301010.181883758301
    Milt Mayc22.021300000.25641950120
    Jackie Hernandezss31.345300001.194575491110
    Nelson Brilesp29.017300001.16020283040
    Totals: 3218114.2507096865 

    San Francisco Giants Batting Stats

    San Francisco GiantsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bobby Bondsrf26.160400000.261118669216333
    Chris Speierss22.055300000.27011627313587
    Ken Hendersonlf26.068301000.255102646133711
    Willie McCovey1b34.224300001.2125916869240
    Dave Raderc23.239300000.255971005291
    Tito Fuentes2b28.231300000.26011775064311
    Garry Maddoxcf22.355300002.26097979458
    Dave Kingman3b23.244300002.217102143246415
    Juan Marichalp34.306200001.20822419000
        Ed Goodsonph24.210100000.28058856300
    Totals: 2801006.0368884868 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Richie Hebner (19), Willie Stargell (21)
    RBIs:  Willie Stargell (95)
    SB:  Vic Davalillo (11)
    CS: Willie Stargell (1)
    GDP:  Dave Cash (6), Milt May (3), Willie Stargell (5)

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Nelson Briles  (W 12-5)29.01791000603.021.1900020291
    Pitching Totals:9100060 00020291

    San Francisco Giants Pitching Stats

    San Francisco GiantsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Juan Marichal  (L 5-14)34.30698101403.621.3100022421
    Pitching Totals:9810140 00022421

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Nelson Briles 0-0-0;  Juan Marichal 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Nelson Briles 28;  Juan Marichal 33; 
    Time of Game:  2:09    Attendance:  9,389
    Umpires:   Home:   Dick Stello  1B  Ed Sudol  2B  Mel Steiner  3B  Bill Williams 

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