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St. Louis Cardinals 4, Atlanta Braves 3

St. Louis Cardinals 4, Atlanta Braves 3

Day

League Championship Series Game Played on Saturday, October 9, 1982 (N) at Busch Stadium

ATL N    0  0  2    0  1  0    0  0  0  -   3  6  0
STL N    1  0  0    0  0  1    0  1  1  -   4  9  1
BATTING
Atlanta Braves        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Washington rf          3   0   0   0       1   1       2   1
Ramirez ss             4   1   1   1       0   1       2   4
Murphy cf,lf           4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
Chambliss 1b           3   0   0   0       1   0      12   1
Horner 3b              4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
  Butler cf            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Royster lf,3b          4   0   2   0       0   0       0   0
Hubbard 2b             3   1   1   0       0   0       1   5
Benedict c             2   1   1   0       2   0       5   2
Niekro p               0   0   0   1       0   0       1   1
  Pocoroba ph          1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Garber p             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
Totals                29   3   6   2       4   5      25  15
FIELDING - 
PB: Benedict (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Benedict (1,off Stuper).
SH: Niekro (1,off Stuper); Hubbard (1,off Bair).
SF: Niekro (1,off Stuper).
IBB: Washington (1,by Bair); Chambliss (1,by Bair).
Team LOB: 6.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Murphy (1,2nd base off Bair/Porter).
CS: Murphy (1,3rd base by Sutter/Porter).
St. Louis Cardinals   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Herr 2b                3   0   0   0       1   1       2   2
Oberkfell 3b           5   1   1   1       0   0       1   0
L. Smith lf            4   0   1   0       0   1       1   0
  Sutter p             0   0   0   0       0   0       0   2
Hernandez 1b           4   1   1   0       0   1      11   1
Porter c               2   1   2   1       2   0       5   1
Hendrick rf            4   0   2   0       0   1       1   0
McGee cf               4   0   0   1       0   3       6   0
O. Smith ss            2   0   1   0       2   0       0   3
Stuper p               1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Braun ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Bair p               0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Green lf             1   1   1   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                31   4   9   3       5   7      27  10
FIELDING - 
E: McGee (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Porter 2 (3,off Niekro 2).
SH: Stuper (1,off Niekro); Herr (1,off Garber).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: O. Smith (1,2nd base off Niekro/Benedict).
PITCHING
Atlanta Braves        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Niekro                 6     6   2   2   4   5   0
Garber L(0-1)          2.1   3   2   2   1   2   0
Totals                 8.1   9   4   4   5   7   0
St. Louis Cardinals   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Stuper                 6     4   3   2   1   4   0
Bair                   1     2   0   0   3   0   0
Sutter W(1-0)          2     0   0   0   0   1   0
Totals                 9     6   3   2   4   5   0
WP: Niekro (1).
IBB: Bair 2 (2,Washington,Chambliss).
Umpires: Bob Engel, Harry Wendelstedt, Bruce Froemming, Dutch Rennert, Bill Williams, Paul Runge
Time of Game: 2:46   Attendance: 53408
Starting Lineups:

   Atlanta Braves                St. Louis Cardinals      
1. Washington          rf        Herr                2b
2. Ramirez             ss        Oberkfell           3b
3. Murphy              cf        L. Smith            lf
4. Chambliss           1b        Hernandez           1b
5. Horner              3b        Porter              c
6. Royster             lf        Hendrick            rf
7. Hubbard             2b        McGee               cf
8. Benedict            c         O. Smith            ss
9. Niekro              p         Stuper              p

BRAVES 1ST: Washington made an out to center; Ramirez was called
out on strikes; Murphy was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 0, Cardinals 0.

CARDINALS 1ST: Herr walked; Oberkfell forced Herr (second to
shortstop); L. Smith singled to right [Oberkfell to third];
Hernandez grounded out (shortstop to first) [L. Smith to
second]; Porter walked while Oberkfell advanced to home and L.
Smith advanced to third on a wild pitch; Hendrick grounded out
(shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 0, Cardinals
1.

BRAVES 2ND: Chambliss lined to second; Horner made an out to
center; Royster singled to center; Hubbard grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 2ND: McGee was called out on strikes; O. Smith walked;
Stuper made an out to first [O. Smith to second]; Herr grounded
out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 0,
Cardinals 1.

BRAVES 3RD: Benedict walked; Niekro out on a sacrifice bunt
(first to second) [Benedict to second]; Washington was called
out on strikes; Ramirez singled to center [Benedict scored,
Ramirez scored (unearned) (error by McGee)]; Murphy popped to
first in foul territory; 2 R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2,
Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 3RD: Oberkfell made an out to center; L. Smith made an
out to right; Hernandez struck out (catcher to first); 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Cardinals 1.

BRAVES 4TH: Chambliss grounded out (second to first); Horner
made an out to center; Royster made an out to center; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 2, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 4TH: Porter doubled to center; Benedict allowed a
passed ball [Porter to third]; Hendrick was called out on
strikes; McGee struck out (catcher to first); O. Smith walked;
Stuper grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Braves 2, Cardinals 1.

BRAVES 5TH: Hubbard singled to right; Benedict doubled [Hubbard
to third]; Niekro hit a sacrifice fly to left [Hubbard scored];
Washington made an out to right [Benedict to third]; Ramirez
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves
3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 5TH: Herr grounded out (second to first); Oberkfell
made an out to right; L. Smith grounded out (second to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Cardinals 1.

BRAVES 6TH: Murphy grounded out (first unassisted); Chambliss
grounded out (shortstop to first); Horner was called out on
strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Cardinals 1.

CARDINALS 6TH: Hernandez singled to right; Porter doubled to
right [Hernandez scored]; Hendrick singled to shortstop; McGee
was called out on strikes; O. Smith singled to right [Porter out
at home (right to shortstop to third), Hendrick to third]; BRAUN
BATTED FOR STUPER; O. Smith stole second; Braun grounded out
(first to pitcher); 1 R, 4 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Braves 3, Cardinals 2.

BRAVES 7TH: BAIR REPLACED BRAUN (PITCHING); Royster singled to
left; Hubbard out on a sacrifice bunt (pitcher to first)
[Royster to second]; Benedict walked; POCOROBA BATTED FOR
NIEKRO; Pocoroba grounded out (second to first) [Royster to
third, Benedict to second]; Washington was walked intentionally;
Ramirez made an out to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Braves 3,
Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 7TH: GARBER REPLACED POCOROBA (PITCHING); Herr was
called out on strikes; Oberkfell grounded out (first
unassisted); L. Smith was called out on strikes; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E,
0 LOB.  Braves 3, Cardinals 2.

BRAVES 8TH: Murphy singled to left; Murphy stole second;
Chambliss was walked intentionally; SUTTER REPLACED L. SMITH
(PITCHING); GREEN REPLACED BAIR (PLAYING LF); Horner was called
out on strikes; Murphy was caught stealing third (catcher to
third); Royster grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E,
1 LOB.  Braves 3, Cardinals 2.

CARDINALS 8TH: MURPHY CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING LF); BUTLER
REPLACED HORNER (PLAYING CF); ROYSTER CHANGED POSITIONS (PLAYING
3B); Hernandez grounded out (second to first); Porter walked;
Hendrick singled to center [Porter to third]; McGee forced
Hendrick (shortstop unassisted) [Porter scored]; O. Smith
grounded out (second to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3,
Cardinals 3.

BRAVES 9TH: Hubbard made an out to center; Benedict grounded out
(shortstop to first); Garber grounded out (pitcher to first); 0
R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Braves 3, Cardinals 3.

CARDINALS 9TH: Green singled to left; Herr out on a sacrifice
bunt (pitcher to second) [Green to second]; Oberkfell singled to
center [Green scored]; 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Braves 3,
Cardinals 4.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Braves           3   6   0    6
 Cardinals        4   9   1    9

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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