Rick Reuschel pitches Visitors past Cups, 2-0


Martian Visitors 2, Broken Cups 0
Game 44

FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Visitors 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 ? 6 ? 0 ?
Cups 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 ? 5 ? 1 ?
W: Reuschel, R. (4-5)
L: Pineiro, J. (5-4)
S: Smith, D. (5)
HR: none


At Shea Stadium '71, the Broken faithful were treated to an intriguing pitcher's duel. Rick Reuschel(4-5) finally bested his Broken counterpart, Joel Pineiro(5-4), by the score of 2 to 0.

Martian had the winning rally in the 8th inning scoring 2 runs using 3 hits. Jimmy Archer led off and started the attack as he doubled. Two outs later Cesar Geronimo came up and he slapped a single scoring a run. Roberto Clemente then reached on an error. George Brett stepped in and he lined a base-hit scoring the final run of the inning. Martian had just 6 hits for the afternoon.

Reuschel got help from Dave Smith who earned his 5th save. Pineiro was the losing pitcher. He pitched 7 and 2/3 innings allowing 6 hits and 3 walks.


at Shea Stadium '71


Martian Visitors

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
O. Vizquel SS 4 0 1 0 .212
C. Geronimo CF 2 1 1 1 .320
R. Clemente RF 4 0 0 0 .292
G. Brett 3B 4 0 1 1 .362
M. Grace 1B 3 0 0 0 .268
G. Luzinski LF 4 0 1 0 .247
B. Mazeroski 2B 4 0 0 0 .243
J. Archer C 4 1 2 0 .234
R. Reuschel P 1 0 0 0 .150
   A - A. Martin PH 1 0 0 0 .071
R. Perranoski P 0 0 0 0 .500
   B - T. Taylor PH 1 0 0 0 .200
D. Smith P 0 0 0 0 .667
Totals 32 2 6 2

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
R. Reuschel (W, 4-5) 7 5 0 0 2 3 0 108 4.14
R. Perranoski (H, 2) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 8 3.51
D. Smith (S, 5) 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 12 2.65
Totals 9 5 0 0 3 4 0

Broken Cups

Hitters AB R H RBI BA
E. Mathews 3B 4 0 1 0 .257
B. Giles CF 4 0 1 0 .187
G. Brown LF 3 0 1 0 .257
W. McCovey 1B 4 0 1 0 .220
J. Blanchard RF 3 0 0 0 .187
D. Deshields 2B 4 0 0 0 .220
M. Wills SS 4 0 0 0 .196
G. Street C 2 0 1 0 .200
J. Pineiro P 2 0 0 0 .167
F. Linzy P 0 0 0 0 .000
Totals 30 0 5 0

Pitchers IP H R ER BB SO HR PC ERA
J. Pineiro (L, 5-4) 7.2 6 2 1 3 2 0 113 2.17
F. Linzy 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 5.29
Totals 9 6 2 1 3 2 0


A-Pinch Hit For Reuschel In 8th Inning
B-Pinch Hit For Perranoski In 9th Inning

ATTENDANCE- 39,404
T- 2:34
LEFT ON BASE- Visitors: 7 Cups: 7
DOUBLE PLAYS- Visitors: 1 Cups: 1
ERRORS- E.Mathews
DOUBLES- J.Archer(5th)
SACRIFICE HITS- C.Geronimo, J.Pineiro
WALKS- C.Geronimo, M.Grace, R.Reuschel, G.Brown, J.Blanchard, G.Street
STRIKE OUTS- G.Brett, M.Grace, G.Brown, W.McCovey, G.Street, J.Pineiro
GIDP- O.Vizquel, G.Brown
WILD PITCHES- R.Reuschel










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