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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Houston Astros 56-68L6000 220 020 6111
Pittsburgh Pirates 60-62W7203 101 00x 7143
Date of Game:  Sunday, August 20, 1978
Stadium:  Three Rivers Stadium
Feats and Milestones
  • Dale Berra - 1st career home run
  • Frank Taveras - 4 hits

  • Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Terry Puhlcf22.043401010.29611517532622
    Julio Gonzalez2b25.238510002.232501601102
    Enos Cabell1b28.316402110.28812364965426
    Art Howe3b31.248512101.2881083467492
    Jesus Aloulf36.149311000.3305813141140
        Joaquin Andujarp25.242000000.1362273030
        Wilbur Howardph29.224100000.246654471114
        Ken Forschp31.346000000.18244348000
        Reggie Baldwinph24.001100000.2412828180
    Jose Cruzrf31.012412100.29811797196525
    Bruce Bochyc23.126402100.2582222130
    Jimmy Sextonss26.249311011.1676478137
    Tom Dixonp23.119100000.1112534010
        Rick Williamsp25.284000000.0001515000
        Rafael Landestoyph25.084010010.2502944062
        Denny Wallinglf24.125200100.234881031186
    Totals: 37611544.2979734807 

    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Frank Taverasss28.239524100.27911867403232
    Omar Morenocf25.300201100.23311531922250
    Dave Parkerrf27.072422101.306108680238114
    Willie Stargell1b38.167413300.28788197717592
    Ed Ottlf-c27.040400000.245812246253
    Phil Garner2b29.112400001.26211462564318
    Manny Sanguillenc34.152200000.2507413283132
        Steve Bryelf29.197212000.22958689181
    Dale Berra3b21.250412101.1511734131
    Jim Rookerp35.331200000.19125294052
        Kent Tekulvep31.168200001.11869247000
    Totals: 35714704.4008677091 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Jose Cruz (23), Dave Parker (21), Frank Taveras (27)
    HR:  Dale Berra (1), Willie Stargell (17)
    RBIs:  Dale Berra (3), Bruce Bochy (3), Enos Cabell (54), Jose Cruz (65), Art Howe (49), Omar Moreno (22), Dave Parker (81), Willie Stargell 3 (59), Frank Taveras (32), Denny Walling (18)
    SB:  Jose Cruz (25), Dave Parker (14), Jimmy Sexton (7), Frank Taveras (32)
    CS: Enos Cabell (12)
    SH:  Omar Moreno (10)
    SF:  Omar Moreno (2)
    GDP:  Ed Ott (5)

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Tom Dixon  (L 6-10)23.1193.29660223.891.300002534
    Rick Williams25.2840.10000004.501.530001515
    Joaquin Andujar25.24224110203.001.230002276
    Ken Forsch31.34621000003.141.4900044353
    Pitching Totals:81477042 000106478

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Jim Rooker  (W 8-8)35.3315.28424204.401.4100023291
    Kent Tekulve  (Sv 23)31.1683.13210201.981.2500069247
    Pitching Totals:91163440 00092538

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Tom Dixon 0-0-0;  Rick Williams 0-0-0;  Joaquin Andujar 0-0-0;  Ken Forsch 0-0-0;  Jim Rooker 0-0-0;  Kent Tekulve 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Tom Dixon 20;  Rick Williams 1;  Joaquin Andujar 9;  Ken Forsch 7;  Jim Rooker 28;  Kent Tekulve 13; 
    Time of Game:  2:45    Attendance:  0
    Umpires:   Home:   Bill Williams  1B  Dick Stello  2B  Bruce Froemming  3B  Eric Gregg 

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