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1979 Regular Season Game 37
May 24, 1979
Cubs 9, Mets 7
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National League Standings, May 24, 1979

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Mets Starting Lineup
rf
Youngblood Joel
Youngblood
ss
Taveras Frank
Taveras
cf
Mazzilli Lee
Mazzilli
3b
Hebner Richie
Hebner
c
Stearns John
Stearns
1b
Montanez Willie
Montanez
lf
Henderson Steve
Henderson
2b
Flynn Doug
Flynn
p
Falcone Pete
Falcone
May 24, 1979, Shea Stadium, Flushing, NY

Chicago Cubs 9, New York Mets 7

Cubs ab r hbibbso
Ivan DeJesus ss 3 3 1 0 2 0
Ted Sizemore 2b 3 1 1 0 0 0
Bill Buckner 1b 4 1 3 2 0 0
Dave Kingman lf 3 0 0 0 1 1
- Scot Thompson lf 1 0 1 1 0 0
Bobby Murcer rf 5 0 1 0 0 1
Jerry Martin cf 4 2 2 1 0 0
- Sam Mejias cf 1 0 0 0 0 1
Steve Ontiveros 3b 4 1 3 3 1 0
Barry Foote c 4 1 1 2 1 0
Ken Holtzman p 4 0 0 0 0 2
- Willie Hernandez p 0 0 0 0 0 0
- Bruce Sutter p 1 0 0 0 0 0
Mets ab r hbibbso Avg.
Joel Youngblood rf-2b 5 1 2 2 0 0 .312
Frank Taveras ss 5 1 1 0 0 1 .226
Lee Mazzilli cf 5 2 3 1 0 0 .315
Richie Hebner 3b 5 0 3 2 0 0 .305
John Stearns c 5 1 1 1 0 0 .200
Willie Montanez 1b 4 1 1 0 0 0 .200
Steve Henderson lf 5 1 3 1 0 0 .269
Doug Flynn 2b 1 0 0 0 0 0 .189
- Wayne Twitchell p 1 0 1 0 0 0 .500
- Gil Flores ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .312
- Neil Allen p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- Alex Treviņo ph 0 0 0 0 0 0 .435
- Ed Kranepool ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .185
- Jesse Orosco p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000
- Bruce Boisclair ph 1 0 0 0 0 0 .321
Pete Falcone p 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071
- Elliott Maddox rf 3 0 0 0 2 3 .192

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Chicago Cubs 1 2 3 0 2 0 0 1 0 9 13 1
New York Mets 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 2 0 7 15 3

Chicago Cubs ip h rer bbso
Ken Holtzman (W) 6.0 10 4 4 2 2
Willie Hernandez 0.1 3 1 1 0 0
Bruce Sutter (Save) 2.2 2 2 1 0 2
New York Mets ip h rer bbso
Pete Falcone (L,0-4) 2.2 5 6 2 2 1 5.06
Wayne Twitchell 3.1 4 2 2 2 2 7.36
Neil Allen 1.0 1 0 0 0 1 6.57
Jesse Orosco 2.0 3 1 1 1 1 4.26

Errors: Richie Hebner (6), Ted Sizemore.
2B: Lee Mazzilli (9), Joel Youngblood (9).
3B: Lee Mazzilli (1).
HR: Steve Ontiveros, Barry Foote.
HBP: Willie Montanez.
SH: Ted Sizemore 2.
SF: Bill Buckner.
CS: Scot Thompson.


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