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Cincinnati Reds 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 3

Cincinnati Reds 5, Pittsburgh Pirates 3

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Sunday, October 8, 1972 (D) at Three Rivers Stadium

CIN N    4  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   5  8  1
PIT N    0  0  0    1  1  1    0  0  0  -   3  7  1
BATTING
Cincinnati Reds       AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Rose lf                4   1   1   0       0   1       2   0
Morgan 2b              4   2   2   1       0   0       3   4
Tolan cf               4   1   2   2       0   1       1   0
Bench c                4   1   1   0       0   2       8   0
Perez 1b               4   0   1   2       0   2       7   2
Menke 3b               3   0   0   0       1   1       1   2
Geronimo rf            4   0   1   0       0   2       1   0
Chaney ss              2   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
  Concepcion ph,ss     2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Billingham p           2   0   0   0       0   1       1   0
  Hall p               1   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Totals                34   5   8   5       1  10      27  10
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Bench (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Tolan (1,off Moose); Bench (1,off Moose); Perez (1,off Moose).
HR: Morgan (2,8th inning off Hernandez 0 on, 1 out).
Team LOB: 3.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Tolan (1,2nd base by Johnson/May).
Pittsburgh Pirates    AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Stennett lf,2b         4   0   1   0       1   0       2   0
Oliver cf              5   1   2   0       0   2       3   0
Clemente rf            3   0   0   1       1   1       1   0
Stargell 1b,lf         3   0   0   0       1   1       6   0
Hebner 3b              4   0   0   0       0   2       1   3
May c                  2   0   1   1       0   0       8   1
  Sanguillen ph,c      2   1   1   0       0   0       2   0
Cash 2b                4   0   1   1       0   0       2   1
  Giusti p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Alley ss               3   1   0   0       0   0       1   1
Moose p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Johnson p            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Mazeroski ph         1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Ellis pr             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Kison p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Clines ph            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Hernandez p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
  Robertson 1b         0   0   0   0       1   0       1   0
Totals                33   3   7   3       4   8      27   8
FIELDING - 
DP: 1.
E: Cash (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Oliver (1,off Billingham); Sanguillen (1,off Hall).
HBP: Alley (1,by Billingham).
Team LOB: 8.
PITCHING
Cincinnati Reds       IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Billingham             4.2   5   2   2   2   4   0
Hall W(1-0)            4.1   2   1   1   2   4   0
Totals                 9     7   3   3   4   8   0
Pittsburgh Pirates    IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Moose L(0-1)           0     5   4   4   0   0   0
Johnson                5     1   0   0   1   6   0
Kison                  1     0   0   0   0   2   0
Hernandez              2     1   1   1   0   1   1
Giusti                 1     1   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9     8   5   5   1  10   1
WP: Johnson (1).
HBP: Billingham (1,Alley).
Umpires: Ken Burkhart, Doug Harvey, Bill Williams, John Kibler, Augie Donatelli, Harry Wendelstedt
Time of Game: 2:43   Attendance: 50584
Starting Lineups:

   Cincinnati Reds               Pittsburgh Pirates       
1. Rose                lf        Stennett            lf
2. Morgan              2b        Oliver              cf
3. Tolan               cf        Clemente            rf
4. Bench               c         Stargell            1b
5. Perez               1b        Hebner              3b
6. Menke               3b        May                 c
7. Geronimo            rf        Cash                2b
8. Chaney              ss        Alley               ss
9. Billingham          p         Moose               p

REDS 1ST: Rose singled to right; Morgan singled to right [Rose
to third, Morgan to second (on throw to 3b)]; Tolan doubled to
left [Rose scored, Morgan scored]; Bench doubled [Tolan to
third]; Perez doubled to right [Tolan scored, Bench scored];
JOHNSON REPLACED MOOSE (PITCHING); Menke grounded into a double
play (third to first) [Perez out at third]; Geronimo struck out;
4 R, 5 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 1ST: Stennett singled to left; Oliver forced Stennett
(third to second); Clemente walked [Oliver to second]; Stargell
grounded into a double play (second to shortstop to first)
[Clemente out at second]; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Pirates
0.

REDS 2ND: Chaney made an out to center; Billingham was called
out on strikes; Rose struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4,
Pirates 0.

PIRATES 2ND: Hebner struck out; May grounded out (first to
pitcher); Cash grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Reds 4, Pirates 0.

REDS 3RD: Morgan made an out to center; Tolan singled to center;
Tolan was caught stealing second (catcher to second); Bench
struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 3RD: Alley made an out to left; Johnson was called out
on strikes; Stennett made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Reds 4, Pirates 0.

REDS 4TH: Perez struck out; Menke walked; Geronimo popped to
first in foul territory; Chaney made an out to left; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Pirates 0.

PIRATES 4TH: Oliver doubled to right; Clemente was called out on
strikes; Stargell walked; Hebner struck out; May singled to left
[Oliver scored, Stargell to second]; May was picked off first
but was safe on an error by Bench [Stargell to third, May to
second]; Cash grounded out (third to first); 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2
LOB.  Reds 4, Pirates 1.

REDS 5TH: Billingham reached on an error by Cash; Rose forced
Billingham (second to shortstop); Johnson threw a wild pitch
[Rose to second]; Morgan popped to first in foul territory;
Tolan struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4, Pirates 1.

PIRATES 5TH: Alley was hit by a pitch; MAZEROSKI BATTED FOR
JOHNSON; Mazeroski singled to center [Alley to second]; ELLIS
RAN FOR MAZEROSKI; Stennett popped to first in foul territory;
Oliver singled to shortstop [Alley to third, Ellis to second];
Clemente forced Oliver (second to shortstop) [Alley scored,
Ellis to third]; HALL REPLACED BILLINGHAM (PITCHING); Stargell
was called out on strikes; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Reds 4,
Pirates 2.

REDS 6TH: KISON REPLACED ELLIS (PITCHING); Bench struck out;
Perez popped to second in foul territory; Menke was called out
on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4, Pirates 2.

PIRATES 6TH: Hebner popped to second; SANGUILLEN BATTED FOR MAY;
Sanguillen doubled to left; Cash singled to left [Sanguillen
scored, Cash to second (on throw to home)]; Alley made an out to
left; CLINES BATTED FOR KISON; Clines struck out; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Reds 4, Pirates 3.

REDS 7TH: HERNANDEZ REPLACED CLINES (PITCHING); SANGUILLEN
STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING C ); Geronimo struck out; CONCEPCION
BATTED FOR CHANEY; Concepcion made an out to right; Hall
grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 4,
Pirates 3.

PIRATES 7TH: CONCEPCION STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); Stennett
walked; Oliver struck out; Clemente lined to right; Stargell
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Reds 4,
Pirates 3.

REDS 8TH: Rose grounded out (pitcher to first); Morgan homered;
Tolan made an out to center; Bench grounded out (shortstop to
first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 8TH: Hebner grounded out (first unassisted); Sanguillen
lined to third; Cash grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Reds 5, Pirates 3.

REDS 9TH: GIUSTI REPLACED CASH (PITCHING); STENNETT CHANGED
POSITIONS (PLAYING 2B); STARGELL CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF);
ROBERTSON REPLACED HERNANDEZ (PLAYING 1B); Perez struck out;
Menke grounded out (third to first); Geronimo singled to second;
Concepcion forced Geronimo (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Reds 5, Pirates 3.

PIRATES 9TH: Alley grounded out (first to pitcher); Robertson
walked; Stennett lined to second; Oliver struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Reds 5, Pirates 3.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Reds             5   8   1    3
 Pirates          3   7   1    8

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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