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1968 Regular Season Game 90
July 16, 1968
Pirates 3, Mets 2
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Pirates 8, Mets 2
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National League Standings, July 16, 1968

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Mets Starting Lineup
2b
Linz Phil
Linz
lf
Jones Cleon
Jones
rf
Swoboda Ron
Swoboda
3b
Charles Ed
Charles
c
Grote Jerry
Grote
1b
Goossen Greg
Goossen
cf
Agee Tommie
Agee
ss
Weis Al
Weis
p
Selma Dick
Selma
July 16, 1968, Forbes Field, Pittsburgh, PA

Pittsburgh Pirates 3, New York Mets 2

Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Phil Linz 2b 4 1 1 0 1 0 .221
Cleon Jones lf-cf 4 1 2 0 0 0 .278
Ron Swoboda rf 3 0 1 2 1 1 .240
Ed Charles 3b 4 0 1 0 0 1 .308
Jerry Grote c 4 0 1 0 0 2 .302
Greg Goossen 1b 3 0 0 0 0 2 .208
- Ed Kranepool ph-1b-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253
Tommie Agee cf 3 0 0 0 0 0 .166
- Art Shamsky ph-lf 1 0 0 0 0 0 .230
- Ron Taylor p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
Al Weis ss 2 0 1 0 1 1 .191
- Kevin Collins ph 1 0 0 0 0 1 .234
Dick Selma p 2 0 0 0 0 1 .231
- J. C. Martin 1b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .237
Pirates ab r hbibbso
Maury Wills 3b 2 0 0 0 2 1
Gene Alley ss 3 0 1 0 1 0
Matty Alou cf 4 0 0 0 0 1
Roberto Clemente rf 3 1 2 0 1 0
Willie Stargell lf 3 0 0 0 1 1
Donn Clendenon 1b 2 1 1 1 1 0
Bill Mazeroski 2b 3 1 1 0 0 1
Jerry May c 3 0 1 2 0 1
Bob Veale p 1 0 0 0 0 1
- Gary Kolb ph 1 0 0 0 0 1
- Ron Kline p 1 0 0 0 0 1

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

New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Dick Selma (L,8-4) 7.2 6 3 3 6 8 2.12
Ron Taylor 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 3.63
Pittsburgh Pirates ip h rer bbso
Bob Veale 5.0 7 2 2 3 5
Ron Kline (W) 4.0 0 0 0 0 4

Errors: Maury Wills 2.
WP: Dick Selma 2.
2B: Cleon Jones (18), Jerry Grote (12), Donn Clendenon, Jerry May, Roberto Clemente.
Intentional Walks: Willie Stargell.
SH: Dick Selma.
SF: Donn Clendenon.
SB: Dick Selma (1).








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