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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789 1011   R H E
St. Louis Cardinals 5-7W3000 200 000 02 4120
Houston Astros 9-4L2101 000 000 00 291
Date of Game:  Saturday, April 29, 1972
Stadium:  Astrodome
Feats and Milestones
  • Matty Alou - 4 hits

  • St. Louis Cardinals Batting Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Lou Brocklf32.316400011.231121537045
    Ted Sizemore2b27.014501001.21212402021
    Matty Alourf33.128514000.375121324032
        Luis Melendezpr-rf22.261010000.00010119000
    Joe Torre3b31.285523200.410101486170
    Joe Hague1b28.004400000.22610325170
    Jose Cruzcf24.265501000.23912101041
    Jerry McNertneyc35.265402102.3755547010
    Ed Crosbyss22.338500000.3031149030
        Dal Maxvillss33.070000000.00091109010
    Scipio Spinksp24.292301001.333313010
        Al Santorinip23.345100000.000390000
    Totals: 41412315.2931097102 

    Houston Astros Batting Stats

    Houston AstrosPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Roger Metzgerss24.202500001.11813159031
    Cesar Cedenocf21.063411010.39510255065
    Jimmy Wynnrf30.048511102.3401311304110
    Lee May1b29.037403111.296137734120
    Bob Watsonlf26.019401010.22913305270
    Doug Rader3b27.273401011.275135862110
    Tommy Helms2b30.359501000.20813863260
    Johnny Edwardsc33.323400011.275111240260
    Ken Forschp25.233401003.111337000
        Wade Blasingamep28.159000000.0005195000
        Fred Gladdingp35.305000000.0004394000
        Norm Millerph26.083100000.3006406000
    Totals: 4029259.2251176343 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Matty Alou (3), Lee May (2), Jerry McNertney (1)
    HR:  Joe Torre (1), Jimmy Wynn (4)
    RBIs:  Lee May (12), Jerry McNertney (1), Joe Torre 2 (7), Jimmy Wynn (11)
    SB:  Lou Brock (5)
    CS: Johnny Edwards (1), Lee May (1)
    SH:  Joe Hague (1), Jerry McNertney (1)
    GDP:  Lou Brock (1), Joe Torre (1)

    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Scipio Spinks24.2927.18224712.571.43000312
    Al Santorini  (W 2-1)23.3453.21001200.000.67000394
    Pitching Totals:11922591 0006106

    Houston Astros Pitching Stats

    Ken Forsch  (L 1-1)25.2331011441513.461.31000338
    Wade Blasingame28.1590.10000005.400.800005199
    Fred Gladding35.3050.21000000.000.400004394
    Pitching Totals:111244151 00012631

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Scipio Spinks; Ken Forsch; Fred Gladding; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Scipio Spinks 0-0-0;  Al Santorini 0-0-0;  Ken Forsch 0-0-0;  Wade Blasingame 0-0-0;  Fred Gladding 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Scipio Spinks 33;  Al Santorini 12;  Ken Forsch 41;  Wade Blasingame 1;  Fred Gladding 2; 
    Time of Game:  2:49    Attendance:  24,614
    Umpires:   Home:   John McSherry  1B  Frank Pulli  2B  Tom Gorman  3B  Bill Williams 

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