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Houston Astros 7 St. Louis Cardinals 6

+ Boxscore: Sun, April 30,1972
1972-04-29 - 1972-05-01
  123 456 789  R H E
St. Louis Cardinals (5-8)300 100 101 690
Houston Astros (10-4)213 000 10X 7114
Date of Game: Sun, April 30,1972
Stadium: Astrodome
Attendance: 17,654
Time of Game: 2:24

Winning Pitcher: Don Wilson (1-1)
Losing Pitcher: Bob Gibson (0-3)
Save: Jim Ray (2)

Home Runs: None
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MON94.692--4753-6L1
NYN84.6670.541410L2
PHI95.6430.550419W2
PIT58.3854.05166-15L5
SLN58.3854.053503L1
CHN410.2865.55565-10W1
NL West Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN114.733--763541W2
HOU104.7140.5786315W1
ATL78.4674.074731W3
CIN58.3855.06370-7L1
SFN610.3755.57378-5W1
SDN511.3126.53157-26L2
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    St. Louis Cardinals Batting
    SLNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Lou Brocklf32.3175
    02101.2461538056
    Ted Sizemore2b27.0154
    10000.196403021
    Matty Alourf33.1294
    11000.3651325033
    Joe Torre3b31.2864
    00000.3721487170
    Joe Hague1b28.0054
    11001.229326170
    Jose Cruzcf24.2664
    12200.260102061
    Jerry McNertneyc35.2664
    01102.333548020
    Ed Crosbyss22.3394
    12000.32450030
    Bob Gibsonp36.1731
    00000.000483000
    Tony Cloningerp31.260000000--331000
    Mike Fioreph27.2011
    00001.000232000
    Dennis Higginsp32.270000000--230000
    Donn Clendenonph36.2900
    10010.0001260000
    Moe Drabowskyp36.284000000--537000
    Joe Grzendap34.326000000--192000
    Luis Melendezph22.2621
    00000.000120000
    Totals3669415.2641349164-
    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Roger Metzgerss24.2034
    10110.109160041
    Cesar Cedenocf21.0644
    11011.383256066
    Jimmy Wynnrf30.0493
    22120.35811314120
    Lee May1b29.0384
    12111.3107744130
    Bob Watsonlf26.0203
    11111.235306280
    Doug Rader3b27.2743
    01211.2785872130
    Tommy Helms2b30.3604
    11110.211864270
    Johnny Edwardsc33.3242
    02020.3101241260
    Don Wilsonp27.0773
    00002.000159000
    Jim Rayp27.1501
    01000.333180000
    Totals317117106.2681175658-
    Game Stats
    2B: Jose Cruz (2), Cesar Cedeno (5), Tommy Helms (1), Doug Rader (4), Bob Watson (2), Jimmy Wynn (2)
    RBI: Lou Brock (5), Jose Cruz (6), Jerry McNertney (2), Tommy Helms (7), Lee May (13), Roger Metzger (4), Doug Rader (13), Bob Watson (8), Jimmy Wynn (12)
    SB: Matty Alou (3), Lou Brock (6), Cesar Cedeno (6)
    CS: Lou Brock (2), Roger Metzger (1)
    SF: Doug Rader (1), Bob Watson (1)
    IBB: Lee May (3), Doug Rader (1)
    GDP: Jose Cruz (1)
    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching
    SLNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bob Gibson36.173L 0-32.25664405.480.394418380
    Tony Cloninger31.260-0.10001004.500.503330240
    Dennis Higgins32.270-31003206.430.5742301
    Moe Drabowsky36.284-0.24110001.800.806549150
    Joe Grzenda34.326-1.11002006.001.0031923
    Totals8.011771060--
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Don Wilson27.077W 1-16.17511402.810.503162153
    Jim Ray27.150SV 22.22110102.570.14718220
    Totals9.0962150--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Don Wilson (1)
    IBB: Tony Cloninger , Joe Grzenda

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Bob Gibson 0-0-0, Tony Cloninger 0-0-0, Dennis Higgins 0-0-0, Moe Drabowsky 0-0-0, Joe Grzenda 0-0-0, Don Wilson 0-0-0, Jim Ray 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Bob Gibson 16, Tony Cloninger 2, Dennis Higgins 13, Moe Drabowsky 5, Joe Grzenda 7, Don Wilson 28, Jim Ray 10
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Bob Gibson 1-2, Tony Cloninger 0-1, Dennis Higgins 6-1, Moe Drabowsky 1-0, Joe Grzenda 4-0, Don Wilson 9-6, Jim Ray 5-2

    Umpires: HP: Frank Pulli 1B: Tom Gorman 2B: Bill Williams 3B: John McSherry


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