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Pittsburgh Pirates 6 St. Louis Cardinals 2

+ Boxscore: Tue, April 08,1969
1969-04-07 - 1969-04-09
  123 456 789 101112 1314  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (1-0)010 001 000 000 04 6141
St. Louis Cardinals (0-1)100 001 000 000 00 280
Date of Game: Tue, April 08,1969
Stadium: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 38,163
Time of Game: 3:19

Feats and Milestones
Richie Hebner:1st career hit
Bob Gibson:10 Strikeouts
Winning Pitcher: Bruce Dal Canton (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Mel Nelson (0-1)
Save: Chuck Hartenstein (1)

Home Runs: Willie Stargell (1)
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NL East Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CHN101.000--761W1
MON101.000--11101W1
PIT101.000--624W1
NYN01.0001.01011-1L1
PHI01.0001.067-1L1
SLN01.0001.026-4L1
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Matty Aloucf30.1077
    13200.429847020
    Richie Hebner3b21.1343
    01001.3333000
    Jose Paganph-3b33.3393
    00000.000937000
    Roberto Clementerf34.2336
    01101.1671815010
    Willie Stargelllf29.0335
    13101.600738110
    Bob Robertson1b22.1886
    00003.0008000
    Bill Mazeroski2b32.2156
    11002.1671780000
    Jerry Mayc25.1166
    12001.333282000
    Freddie Patekss24.1816
    12000.33352000
    Steve Blassp26.3553
    00001.000107000
    Ron Klinep37.0302
    00002.000643000
    Bruce Dalcantonp26.297000000--13000
    Manny Sanguillenph25.0181
    112001.00029020
    Chuck Hartensteinp26.317000000--80000
    Totals546146012.259147334-
    St. Louis Cardinals Batting
    SLNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Lou Brocklf29.2956
    01001.1671057000
    Curt Floodcf31.0806
    11000.1671587000
    Vada Pinsonrf30.2406
    12100.3331555010
    Joe Torre1b28.2646
    00001.000996000
    Tim McCarverc27.1746
    01100.167839010
    Mike Shannon3b29.2784
    01011.250678000
    Julian Javier2b32.2424
    00000.0001205000
    Bill Whiteph35.0701
    00000.0001597000
    Steve Huntz2b23.126000000--4000
    Dal Maxvillss30.0494
    01010.250675000
    Bob Gibsonp33.1513
    01000.333372000
    Joe Hoernerp32.1471
    00000.000170000
    Joe Hagueph24.3480
    00010--8000
    Mel Nelsonp32.313000000--88000
    Ron Willisp25.271000000--118000
    Totals4728233.1701510949-
    Game Stats
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Steve Blass26.355-77222002.571.29111681
    Ron Kline37.030-51000200.000.201655183
    Bruce Dalcanton26.297W 1-010001000.001.001132
    Chuck Hartenstein26.317SV 110000100.000.001790
    Totals14.0822330--
    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching
    SLNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bob Gibson33.151-992201012.001.001315277
    Joe Hoerner32.147-40000100.000.0011700
    Mel Nelson32.313L 0-10.254401036.005.0018611
    Ron Willis25.271-0.1000000----11180
    Totals14.014660121--
    Other Game Information
    HB: Bob Gibson (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Steve Blass 0-0-0, Ron Kline 0-0-0, Bruce Dalcanton 0-0-0, Chuck Hartenstein 0-0-0, Bob Gibson 0-0-0, Joe Hoerner 0-0-0, Mel Nelson 0-0-0, Ron Willis 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Steve Blass 27, Ron Kline 16, Bruce Dalcanton 4, Chuck Hartenstein 3, Bob Gibson 36, Joe Hoerner 12, Mel Nelson 7, Ron Willis 1
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Steve Blass 10-8, Ron Kline 7-6, Bruce Dalcanton 1-2, Chuck Hartenstein 1-1, Bob Gibson 8-8, Joe Hoerner 5-6, Mel Nelson 0-1, Ron Willis 1-0

    Umpires: HP: Al Barlick 1B: Ed Vargo 2B: John Kibler 3B: Andy Olsen


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