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Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6W3001 002 201 6100
New York Mets 6-8L3102 000 020 562
Date of Game:  Saturday, April 23, 1977
Stadium:  Shea Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Bruce Kison - 1st career home run
  • Al Oliver - 4 hits

  • Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Omar Morenocf24.181422010.2201165025
    Ed Ottc25.287401000.353746020
        Tommy Helmsph35.353100000.00051402000
        Duffy Dyerc31.251000000.25010502250
    Dave Parkerrf25.319321020.389134263122
    Al Oliverlf30.191514200.250121160052
    Bill Robinson1b33.302400102.30612847192
    Rennie Stennett2b26.018300101.26513762193
    Phil Garner3b27.358301010.22913371230
    Frank Taverasss27.120400001.18913422005
    Bruce Kisonp27.064411101.1674159110
        Rich Gossagep25.293000000.5008161010
    Totals: 35610545.2861216323 

    New York Mets Batting Stats

    Lee Mazzillicf22.029231121.2201438023
    Mike Phillips2b26.247412100.19010386010
    Bruce Boisclairlf24.135401300.36012129190
    Dave Kingman1b28.123400002.291146804111
    Ed Kranepoolrf32.166401000.333141611261
        Felix Millanpr33.246000000.184141376020
    John Stearnsc25.246400000.20911103130
    Roy Staiger3b27.107401001.18411119120
    Bud Harrelsonss32.321110011.118131227000
        Ron Hodgesph27.305100000.1436175000
        Leo Fosterss26.080000000.0001109000
        Joe Torreph36.279100001.30872148130
    Nino Espinosap23.251100000.000419000
        Bob Apodacap27.082000000.0004129000
        Mike Vailph25.165100001.2509100020
        Ray Sadeckip36.118000000.0004568000
        Jerry Groteph34.199100000.30041298020
    Totals: 3256537.18815210215 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Bruce Boisclair (3), Lee Mazzilli (1), Al Oliver (2), Ed Ott (1)
    3B:  Omar Moreno (1)
    HR:  Bruce Kison (1)
    RBIs:  Bruce Boisclair 3 (9), Bruce Kison (1), Lee Mazzilli (2), Al Oliver 2 (5), Mike Phillips (1), Bill Robinson (9), Rennie Stennett (9)
    SB:  Omar Moreno (5), Al Oliver (2), Dave Parker (2)
    SH:  Nino Espinosa (1), Bill Robinson (2)
    SF:  Rennie Stennett (2)

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bruce Kison27.0647.24553503.541.070004165
    Rich Gossage  (W 2-0)25.2931.12000201.501.170008196
    Pitching Totals:9655370 00012361

    New York Mets Pitching Stats

    Nino Espinosa23.2516.28553212.841.00000420
    Bob Apodaca27.0821.10001306.002.000004129
    Ray Sadecki  (L 0-1)36.11812110006.002.000004563
    Pitching Totals:91066451 00012712

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Bruce Kison; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Bruce Kison 0-0-0;  Rich Gossage 0-0-0;  Nino Espinosa 0-0-0;  Bob Apodaca 0-0-0;  Ray Sadecki 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Bruce Kison 30;  Rich Gossage 6;  Nino Espinosa 31;  Bob Apodaca 5;  Ray Sadecki 5; 
    Time of Game:  2:54    Attendance:  9,040
    Umpires:   Home:   Bill Williams  1B  Bob Engel  2B  Jerry Dale  3B  John McSherry 

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