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1981 Regular Season Game 36
May 23, 1981
Cardinals 8, Mets 2
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May 24, 1981
Mets 3, Cardinals 1
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National League Standings, May 23, 1981

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Mets Starting Lineup
cf
Wilson Mookie
Wilson
2b
Backman Wally
Backman
rf
Youngblood Joel
Youngblood
1b
Kingman Dave
Kingman
lf
Mazzilli Lee
Mazzilli
c
Stearns John
Stearns
3b
Brooks Hubie
Brooks
ss
Flynn Doug
Flynn
p
Falcone Pete
Falcone
May 23, 1981, Busch Stadium, St. Louis, MO

St. Louis Cardinals 8, New York Mets 2

Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Mookie Wilson cf 5 0 1 1 0 0 .216
Wally Backman 2b 4 0 2 0 1 0 .273
Joel Youngblood rf 4 0 1 0 1 0 .355
Dave Kingman 1b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .198
Lee Mazzilli lf 4 0 0 0 0 0 .186
John Stearns c 4 1 1 0 0 0 .284
Hubie Brooks 3b 3 0 0 0 1 0 .328
Doug Flynn ss 4 0 2 0 0 0 .303
Pete Falcone p 1 0 0 1 0 0 .000
- Tom Hausman p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- Ed Lynch p 1 0 0 0 0 0 .125
- Frank Taveras ph 1 1 1 0 0 0 .225
- Dyar Miller p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500
- Alex Treviņo ph 1 0 1 0 0 0 .287
Cardinals ab r hbibbso
Tom Herr 2b 2 0 2 0 3 0
Tony Scott cf 5 1 0 0 0 0
Keith Hernandez 1b 4 1 1 1 1 1
George Hendrick rf 5 2 2 0 0 0
Sixto Lezcano lf 3 1 0 0 1 0
Ken Oberkfell 3b 2 2 1 2 2 0
Gene Tenace c 3 0 2 2 0 0
Mike Ramsey ss 4 1 3 1 0 0
Bob Forsch p 2 0 0 0 0 1
- Jim Kaat p 1 0 1 1 0 0

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
New York Mets 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 9 1
St. Louis Cardinals 3 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 x 8 12 2

New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Pete Falcone (L,1-2) 1.2 4 4 4 4 1 2.70
Tom Hausman 0.1 0 1 1 1 0 2.48
Ed Lynch 4.0 4 1 1 1 1 2.73
Dyar Miller 2.0 4 2 2 1 0 1.85
St. Louis Cardinals ip h rer bbso
Bob Forsch (W) 6.0 7 2 2 3 0
Jim Kaat (Save) 3.0 2 0 0 1 0

Left on base: Mets 10, Cardinals 8
Errors: Wally Backman (2), Hubie Brooks, Tom Herr.
WP: Dyar Miller, Ed Lynch.
2B: Frank Taveras (6), Wally Backman (1), George Hendrick, Mike Ramsey, Jim Kaat, Gene Tenace.
Intentional Walks: Ken Oberkfell.
SH: Bob Forsch.
SF: Gene Tenace.
SB: John Stearns (2), Tom Herr 2, Mike Ramsey, Tony Scott.
CS: Lee Mazzilli (3), Tony Scott.





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