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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
New York Mets 4-1L1000 000 001 152
Philadelphia Phillies 2-3W1100 230 01x 7110
Date of Game:  Friday, April 13, 1973
Stadium:  Veterans Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Larry Christenson - 1st career game
  • Larry Christenson - 1st career win, 1st career game
  • Ray Sadecki - Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)

  • New York Mets Batting Stats

    Bud Harrelsonss28.311402001.3505855001
    Felix Millan2b29.236300010.2225778010
    John Milner1b23.106300011.3125131230
    Rusty Staubrf29.012301010.18751359010
    Cleon Joneslf30.252411000.2945969250
    Jim Fregosi3b31.009301011.30841534000
    Rich Chilescf23.142400000.083375000
    Duffy Dyerc27.241300000.0595247000
    Jon Matlackp23.084000010.000242000
        George Stonep26.278000000.0001146000
        Ken Boswellph27.049100000.0001510000
        Ray Sadeckip32.108000000.0001425000
        Ed Kranepoolph28.156000010.00021176000
        Tug McGrawp28.226000000.0003263000
    Totals: 2815063.179478510 

    Philadelphia Phillies Batting Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Larry Bowass27.128502101.2865461020
    Cesar Tovar3b32.284422012.22231093000
    Willie Montanezrf25.012412111.3685335150
    Deron Johnson1b34.270411301.23151339140
    Greg Luzinskilf22.142410001.1585191000
        Mike Andersoncf21.296000000.000466000
    Bill Robinsoncf-lf29.292411000.2675402111
    Bob Boonec25.146300010.200319010
    Terry Harmon2b29.001413100.3333315010
    Larry Christensonp19.154300013.00011000
    Totals: 35711649.314394222 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Terry Harmon (1), Cleon Jones (1), Bill Robinson (2)
    3B:  Cesar Tovar (1)
    HR:  Deron Johnson (1)
    RBIs:  Larry Bowa (2), Terry Harmon (1), Deron Johnson 3 (4), Willie Montanez (5)
    CS: Willie Montanez (2)
    GDP:  Duffy Dyer (1), Cleon Jones 2 (2)

    New York Mets Pitching Stats

    Jon Matlack  (L 1-1)23.08447664315.541.54000243
    George Stone26.27810000000.000.000001148
    Ray Sadecki32.10821000500.000.500001418
    Tug McGraw28.22613110104.502.000003263
    Pitching Totals:81177491 0007872

    Philadelphia Phillies Pitching Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Larry Christenson  (W 1-0)19.15495116301.001.2200011
    Pitching Totals:9511630 00011

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Jon Matlack 2;  Tug McGraw; Larry Christenson; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Jon Matlack 0-0-0;  George Stone 0-0-0;  Ray Sadecki 0-0-0;  Tug McGraw 0-0-0;  Larry Christenson 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Jon Matlack 22;  George Stone 4;  Ray Sadecki 7;  Tug McGraw 6;  Larry Christenson 34; 
    Time of Game:  2:36    Attendance:  7,127
    Umpires:   Home:   Art Williams  1B  Shag Crawford  2B  Doug Harvey  3B  Andy Olsen 

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