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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Houston Astros 13-7W1200 001 061 10110
St. Louis Cardinals 9-12L1005 000 200 781
Date of Game:  Wednesday, May 10, 1972
Stadium:  Busch Stadium II
Feats and Milestones
  • Lee May - 4 hits
  • Roger Metzger - 1st career home run
  • Bob Watson - 2 sacrifice flies
  • Wade Blasingame - 200th career game

  • Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Roger Metzgerss24.213522100.15920166162
    Cesar Cedenocf21.074422110.40817262098
    Jimmy Wynnrf30.059411010.3382011376191
    Lee May1b29.048534301.317207805170
    Bob Watsonlf26.030300201.247203122120
    Doug Rader3b27.284400002.244205932131
    Tommy Helms2b31.005411100.190208702100
    Johnny Edwardsc33.334310011.295181247390
    Dave Robertsp27.241200000.0005104000
        Norm Millerph26.094100001.28611411010
        Wade Blasingamep28.170000000.0006196000
        Tom Griffinp24.078000000.000360000
        Jimmy Stewartph32.334101200.2507652020
        Jim Rayp27.160000000.3339182000
    Totals: 3610111036.3061966972 

    St. Louis Cardinals Batting Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Lou Brocklf32.327501000.3112115460710
    Jose Cruzcf24.276321120.25820109081
    Luis Melendezrf22.272410011.19419128110
    Joe Torre3b31.296411111.3701914952150
    Ted Simmonsc22.274311410.278192412110
    Donn Clendenon1b36.300302000.100121263001
        Joe Hagueph-1b28.015000110.278193342100
    Ed Crosbyss22.349400001.2922058060
    Dal Maxvill2b33.081211010.043141114010
        Matty Alouph33.139100000.346211333063
        Marty Martinez2b30.260000000.5005370010
    Bob Gibsonp36.183311000.0916485000
        Al Santorinip23.356000000.000693000
        Joe Grzendap34.336000000.0006195000
        Mike Fioreph27.211000010.3334234010
        Moe Drabowskyp36.294000000.0007538000
    Totals: 3278783.2502189536 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Donn Clendenon (1), Joe Torre (6)
    3B:  Lee May (1), Jimmy Stewart (1)
    HR:  Lee May (5), Roger Metzger (1), Ted Simmons (2)
    RBIs:  Cesar Cedeno (9), Jose Cruz (8), Joe Hague (10), Tommy Helms (10), Lee May 3 (17), Roger Metzger (6), Ted Simmons 4 (11), Jimmy Stewart 2 (2), Joe Torre (15), Bob Watson 2 (12)
    SB:  Lou Brock (10), Donn Clendenon (1), Roger Metzger (2)
    SF:  Bob Watson 2 (3)
    GDP:  Lou Brock (2), Ed Crosby (4), Luis Melendez (1)

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Dave Roberts27.24167553315.521.810005106
    Wade Blasingame28.1700.10222009.001.200006200
    Tom Griffin24.0780.21002000.000.71000367
    Jim Ray  (W 5-0)27.16020001002.501.000009184
    Pitching Totals:9877831 00023557

    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bob Gibson36.18377662615.081.330006420
    Al Santorini  (L 2-3)23.3560.22331006.751.38000697
    Joe Grzenda34.3360.11000006.002.000006195
    Moe Drabowsky36.29411110013.001.500007550
    Pitching Totals:9111010362 000251262

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Dave Roberts; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Dave Roberts 0-0-0;  Wade Blasingame 0-0-0;  Tom Griffin 0-0-0;  Jim Ray 0-0-0;  Bob Gibson 0-0-0;  Al Santorini 0-0-0;  Joe Grzenda 0-0-0;  Moe Drabowsky 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Dave Roberts 27;  Wade Blasingame 3;  Tom Griffin 4;  Jim Ray 6;  Bob Gibson 30;  Al Santorini 5;  Joe Grzenda 2;  Moe Drabowsky 4; 
    Time of Game:  2:14    Attendance:  8,691
    Umpires:   Home:   Harry Wendelstedt  1B  Bruce Froemming  2B  Ed Vargo  3B  Paul Pryor 

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