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Chicago Cubs 5 St. Louis Cardinals 4

+ Boxscore: Sun, September 24,1978
1978-09-23 - 1978-09-25
  123 456 789  R H E
Chicago Cubs (77-78)100 002 002 5150
St. Louis Cardinals (67-90)010 002 010 4111
Date of Game: Sun, September 24,1978
Stadium: Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 17,033
Time of Game: 3:35

Feats and Milestones
Jim Lentine:1st career hit, 1st career RBI
Pete Vuckovich:Threw 76% strikes
Winning Pitcher: Lynn McGlothen (5-2)
Losing Pitcher: Tom Bruno (4-3)
Save: Bruce Sutter (26)

Home Runs: Bill Buckner (5)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
PHI8668.558--677554123W4
PIT8272.5324.064461034L2
CHN7778.4979.5638687-49W1
MON7382.47113.560858622W2
SLN6790.42720.5584641-57L1
NYN6393.40424.0587669-82L4
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    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Ivan DeJesusss25.2584
    12001.27639633539
    Greg Grossrf26.0543
    01000.2716621383
    Mike Vailph-rf26.3192
    01100.3162823301
    Rodney Scottpr-3b24.343010000.27926301526
    Bill Buckner1b28.2845
    23100.32210055707
    Larry Biittnerlf33.0595
    12101.2577704490
    Scot Thompsoncf-rf22.2924
    02001.42114020
    Manny Trillo2b27.2734
    02010.2626474520
    Dave Raderc29.2722
    00001.1947593331
    Bobby Murcerph32.1271
    01200.282154996414
    Tim Blackwellc26.036000000.224169070
    Davey Johnsonph35.2371
    00000.23414304200
    Mike Semberpr-3b25.212000000.5009000
    Jerry Whiteph-cf26.0321
    00001.262251094
    Mick Kelleher3b31.0613
    00001.253340061
    Gene Clinesph31.3531
    00001.2648540154
    Larry Coxc31.013000000.2881342180
    Ken Holtzmanp32.3252
    00002.200257000
    Lynn McGlothenp28.1811
    01000.154188000
    Dave Kingmanph29.2771
    00000.25891027763
    Bruce Sutterp25.259000000.077177000
    Totals40515519.269173011066-
    St. Louis Cardinals Batting
    SLNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Garry Templetonss22.1845
    01100.27935824632
    Jerry Moralesrf29.2185
    01003.23910024454
    Keith Hernandez1b24.3394
    01011.254523116113
    Ted Simmonsc29.0463
    11020.285129221781
    George Hendrickcf28.3414
    00011.27893520742
    Ken Reitz3b27.0924
    11011.24594110741
    Mike Tyson2b28.2543
    12000.2387643242
    Wayne Garrettph30.2961
    00000.24210902121
    Ken Oberkfell2b22.143000000.11631000
    Jim Lentinelf24.0703
    02100.2866010
    Jerry Mumphreyph-lf26.0151
    11000.25739323613
    Pete Vuckovichp25.3322
    01000.143117030
    Roger Freedph32.1140
    00110.2323062190
    Mike Ramseypr24.179000000.0007000
    Buddy Schultzp28.005000000.200135000
    Tom Brunop25.2410
    00000.08341000
    Aurelio Lopezp30.003000000.21432000
    Mark Littellp25.250000000.000177000
    Totals35411366.25614868150-
    Game Stats
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ken Holtzman32.325-58334105.350.1726426390
    Lynn McGlothen28.181W 5-233112303.470.0651199138
    Bruce Sutter25.259SV 2610000203.210.00631770
    Totals9.01144660--
    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching
    SLNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Pete Vuckovich25.332-68330712.580.044413439
    Buddy Schultz28.005-1.13000003.670.04611363
    Tom Bruno25.241L 4-313220102.020.0617413
    Aurelio Lopez30.003-0.11000004.290.0225335
    Mark Littell25.250-0.10001102.860.017019318
    Totals9.01555191--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Pete Vuckovich (7)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Ken Holtzman 38-25-13, Lynn McGlothen 19-11-8, Bruce Sutter 12-8-4, Pete Vuckovich 34-26-8, Buddy Schultz 13-9-4, Tom Bruno 5-4-1, Aurelio Lopez 0-0-0, Mark Littell 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Ken Holtzman 27, Lynn McGlothen 12, Bruce Sutter 3, Pete Vuckovich 26, Buddy Schultz 7, Tom Bruno 6, Aurelio Lopez 2, Mark Littell 2
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Ken Holtzman 12-10, Lynn McGlothen 4-2, Bruce Sutter 1-0, Pete Vuckovich 10-9, Buddy Schultz 3-3, Tom Bruno 2-3, Aurelio Lopez 1-1, Mark Littell 0-0

    Umpires: HP: Andy Olsen 1B: Jim Quick 2B: Jerry Crawford 3B: Doug Harvey


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