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May 16, 1979
Pirates 4, Mets 3
1979 Regular Season Game 33
May 17, 1979
Pirates 6, Mets 5
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May 19, 1979
Cardinals 9, Mets 4
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National League Standings, May 17, 1979

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Mets Starting Lineup
lf
Henderson Steve
Henderson
ss
Taveras Frank
Taveras
cf
Mazzilli Lee
Mazzilli
3b
Hebner Richie
Hebner
1b
Montanez Willie
Montanez
rf
Youngblood Joel
Youngblood
c
Treviņo Alex
Treviņo
2b
Flynn Doug
Flynn
p
Falcone Pete
Falcone
May 17, 1979, Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh Pirates 6, New York Mets 5

Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Steve Henderson lf 5 0 0 0 0 1 .263
Frank Taveras ss 5 2 2 0 0 1 .200
Lee Mazzilli cf 4 1 2 1 0 0 .315
Richie Hebner 3b 3 1 2 1 1 0 .255
Willie Montanez 1b 4 0 2 2 0 0 .188
Joel Youngblood rf 3 1 1 0 0 0 .319
Alex Treviņo c 3 0 1 1 1 1 .409
Doug Flynn 2b 4 0 0 0 0 1 .193
Pete Falcone p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .071
- Bruce Boisclair ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333
- Dwight Bernard p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- John Stearns ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .204
- Jesse Orosco p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- Ron Hodges ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .176
Pirates ab r hbibbso
Omar Moreno cf 4 1 1 0 0 0
Phil Garner 3b 4 0 0 0 0 1
Dave Parker rf 4 0 1 1 0 2
Bill Robinson lf 3 1 0 0 1 1
Willie Stargell 1b 3 2 2 3 1 0
Steve Nicosia c 4 1 1 0 0 1
Rennie Stennett 2b 3 0 1 0 0 0
Dale Berra ss 2 0 1 1 0 0
Ed Whitson p 1 1 0 0 0 0
- Jim Bibby p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Manny Sanguillen ph 1 0 0 0 0 0
- Kent Tekulve p 0 0 0 0 0 0

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Mets 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 5 10 2
Pittsburgh Pirates 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 x 6 7 0

New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Pete Falcone 4.0 6 4 4 1 1 4.96
Dwight Bernard 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 4.66
Jesse Orosco (L,1-2) 3.0 1 2 2 1 3 4.24
Pittsburgh Pirates ip h rer bbso
Ed Whitson 5.0 8 4 4 1 1
Jim Bibby 2.0 2 1 1 1 0
Kent Tekulve (W) 2.0 0 0 0 0 3

Errors: Alex Treviņo (1).
PB: Steve Nicosia.
WP: Pete Falcone.
2B: Joel Youngblood (6), Willie Montanez (6), Frank Taveras (2), Richie Hebner (4), Dale Berra.
HR: Willie Stargell 2.
Intentional Walks: Alex Treviņo.
SH: Joel Youngblood, Ed Whitson.
SF: Dale Berra.
SB: Frank Taveras (8).


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