Los Angeles Dodgers vs St. Louis Cardinals
July 24, 1983 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on July 24, 1983 at Busch Stadium II. The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers and the box score is "ready to surrender its truth to the knowing eye."

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Los Angeles Dodgers 0, St. Louis Cardinals 3

Los Angeles Dodgers ab r h rbi
Sax 2b 4 0 2 0
Landreaux lf,cf 4 0 1 0
Marshall rf 4 0 1 0
Guerrero 3b 4 0 0 0
Brock 1b 3 0 0 0
Thomas cf 3 0 1 0
Maldonado lf 1 0 0 0
Reyes c 3 0 1 0
Anderson ss 3 0 0 0
Reuss p 1 0 0 0
Monday ph 1 0 0 0
Niedenfuer p 0 0 0 0
Totals 31 0 6 0
St. Louis Cardinals ab r h rbi
Smith L. lf 4 1 2 0
Van Slyke lf 0 0 0 0
McGee cf 4 1 2 1
Green rf 4 0 0 0
Hendrick 1b 4 0 0 0
Rayford 3b 3 0 1 0
Oberkfell 3b 0 0 0 0
Lyons 2b 3 0 1 0
Brummer c 3 0 0 0
Smith O. ss 3 1 1 0
Allen p 3 0 1 1
Totals 31 3 8 2
Los Angeles 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 2
St. Louis 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 x 3 8 1
Los Angeles Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO
Reuss L (6-9) 7.0 8 3 2 0 5
Niedenfuer 1.0 0 0 0 0 2
Totals 8.0 8 3 2 0 7
St. Louis Cardinals IP H R ER BB SO
Allen W (7-8) 9.0 6 0 0 1 5
Totals 9.0 6 0 0 1 5

E –Guerrero (17), Niedenfuer (1), Hendrick (3). DP –Los Angeles 1, St. Louis 2. PB –Reyes (2). 2B –Los Angeles Landreaux (14,off Allen), St. Louis L Smith (16,off Reuss); McGee (13,off Reuss); O Smith (13,off Reuss); Allen (2,off Reuss). 3B –St. Louis L Smith (4,off Reuss). SH –Reuss (5,off Allen). CS –Lyons (1,Home by Reuss/Reyes). U-HP –Bruce Froemming, 1B –Ed Vargo, 2B –Dick Stello, 3B –Joe West. T –2:01. A –35,928.

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