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Big Klu
10-09-2007, 03:42 PM
35 years ago (1972), a 3-2 loss in Game 3 of the NLCS at Riverfront Stadium vs. the Pirates.

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

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
Gary Nolan p


WP: Bruce Kison (1-0)
LP: Clay Carroll (0-1)
Sv: Dave Giusti (1)
HR: PIT - Manny Sanguillen (1).

With the win, the Pirates took a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five series.

cumberlandreds
10-10-2007, 10:49 AM
The Reds have them right were they want them. I predict a comeback!

George Anderson
10-10-2007, 11:24 AM
Well so far Bench is batting .181 for the Series. Maybe Sparky should think about replacing him with Bill Plummer. :p:

cumberlandreds
10-10-2007, 12:34 PM
Well so far Bench is batting .181 for the Series. Maybe Sparky should think about replacing him with Bill Plummer. :p:

I hope not. I think Bench has some heriocs in him.;)