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Big Klu
10-07-2007, 01:12 PM
35 years ago (1972), a 5-1 loss in Game 1 of the NLCS at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh.

Cincinnati
Pete Rose lf
Joe Morgan 2b
Bobby Tolan cf
Johnny Bench c
Tony Perez 1b
Denis Menke 3b
Cesar Geronimo rf
Darrel Chaney ss
Don Gullett p

Pittsburgh
Rennie Stennett lf
Al Oliver cf
Roberto Clemente rf
Willie Stargell 1b
Manny Sanguillen c
Richie Hebner 3b
Dave Cash 2b
Gene Alley ss
Steve Blass p


WP: Steve Blass (1-0)
LP: Don Gullett (0-1)
HR: CIN - Joe Morgan (1). PIT - Al Oliver (1).

The Pirates took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five series.

RedsBaron
10-07-2007, 01:31 PM
The Pirates took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five series.

It'll be tough, but I predict a Reds victory in the series-watch for Bench to come through. ;)