St. Louis Cardinals vs San Francisco Giants
July 15, 1983 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on July 15, 1983 at Candlestick Park. The San Francisco Giants defeated the St. Louis Cardinals and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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St. Louis Cardinals 4, San Francisco Giants 5

St. Louis Cardinals ab r h rbi
Smith L. lf 4 1 1 0
Van Slyke lf 1 0 1 0
McGee cf 5 0 2 1
Green rf 4 1 2 1
Hendrick 1b 3 0 0 0
Rayford 3b 4 0 1 0
Oberkfell pr,3b 0 1 0 0
Herr 2b 4 0 3 0
Brummer c 3 0 0 0
Porter ph,c 0 0 0 1
Smith O. ss 3 1 1 1
Andujar p 3 0 0 0
Braun ph 1 0 0 0
Totals 35 4 11 4
San Francisco Giants ab r h rbi
LeMaster ss 4 1 1 0
Evans 1b 3 1 0 0
Clark rf 3 2 1 0
Leonard lf 3 0 1 3
Davis cf 3 1 1 2
Youngblood 2b 4 0 1 0
Wellman 2b 0 0 0 0
O'Malley 3b 4 0 2 0
May c 3 0 1 0
Hammaker p 3 0 0 0
Barr p 0 0 0 0
Minton p 0 0 0 0
Totals 30 5 8 5
St. Louis 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 11 1
San Francisco 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 x 5 8 1
St. Louis Cardinals IP H R ER BB SO
Andujar L (4-12) 8.0 8 5 5 3 9
Totals 8.0 8 5 5 3 9
San Francisco Giants IP H R ER BB SO
Hammaker 7.1 9 4 4 3 6
Barr W (1-1) 1.1 2 0 0 0 1
Minton SV (9) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 9.0 11 4 4 3 7

E –O Smith (10), Youngblood (8). DP –St. Louis 1, San Francisco 1. 2B –St. Louis L Smith (12,off Hammaker), San Francisco Clark (16,off Andujar). 3B –San Francisco Leonard (3,off Andujar). HR –St. Louis O Smith (1,7th inning off Hammaker 0 on, 0 out); Green (3,8th inning off Hammaker 0 on, 0 out), San Francisco C Davis (11,8th inning off Andujar 1 on, 1 out). SF –Porter (1,off Barr); Leonard (4,off Andujar). SB –McGee (16,2nd base off Hammaker/May); LeMaster (29,2nd base off Andujar/Brummer). CS –Green (12,2nd base by Hammaker/May); Herr (7,2nd base by Barr/May). U-HP –Paul Runge, 1B –Bob Engel, 2B –Dave Pallone, 3B –Jim Quick. T –2:48. A –13,168.

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