St. Louis Cardinals vs Los Angeles Dodgers
October 16, 1985 Box Score

The box score below is an accurate record of events for the baseball contest played on October 16, 1985 at Dodger Stadium. 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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St. Louis Cardinals 7, Los Angeles Dodgers 5

St. Louis Cardinals ab r h rbi
McGee cf 5 2 3 2
Smith ss 4 1 2 1
Herr 2b 3 0 1 1
Clark 1b 5 1 2 3
Van Slyke rf 5 0 0 0
Pendleton 3b 4 0 0 0
Porter c 4 1 2 0
Landrum lf 4 1 1 0
Andujar p 2 1 1 0
Braun ph 1 0 0 0
Worrell p 0 0 0 0
Cedeno ph 1 0 0 0
Dayley p 0 0 0 0
Totals 38 7 12 7
Los Angeles Dodgers ab r h rbi
Duncan ss 5 2 3 1
Landreaux cf 4 0 0 0
Cabell ph 1 0 0 0
Guerrero lf 3 0 0 1
Madlock 3b 4 1 2 2
Anderson 3b 0 0 0 0
Marshall rf 4 1 1 1
Scioscia c 3 0 1 0
Brock 1b 2 1 0 0
Sax 2b 4 0 0 0
Hershiser p 3 0 1 0
Niedenfuer p 1 0 0 0
Totals 34 5 8 5
St. Louis 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 3 7 12 1
Los Angeles 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 5 8 0
St. Louis Cardinals IP H R ER BB SO
Andujar 6.0 6 4 2 2 3
Worrell W (1-0) 2.0 2 1 1 2 2
Dayley SV (2) 1.0 0 0 0 0 2
Totals 9.0 8 5 3 4 7
Los Angeles Dodgers IP H R ER BB SO
Hershiser 6.1 9 4 4 1 1
Niedenfuer L (0-2) 2.2 3 3 3 2 3
Totals 9.0 12 7 7 3 4

E –Andujar (2). DP –St. Louis 1. 2B –St. Louis Andujar (1,off Hershiser), Los Angeles Duncan (2,off Andujar). 3B –St. Louis Smith (1,off Niedenfuer), Los Angeles Duncan (1,off Worrell). HR –St. Louis Clark (1,9th inning off Niedenfuer 2 on, 2 out), Los Angeles Madlock (3,5th inning off Andujar 0 on, 2 out); Marshall (1,8th inning off Worrell 0 on, 0 out). IBB –Herr (1,by Niedenfuer); Guerrero (5,by Worrell). SF –Guerrero (1,off Andujar). SB –McGee (2,2nd base off Niedenfuer/Scioscia); Duncan (1,2nd base off Andujar/Porter). CS –McGee (3,2nd base by Hershiser/Scioscia). IBB –Worrell (1,Guerrero); Niedenfuer (1,Herr). U –Jerry Crawford, Dick Stello, Bruce Froemming, John McSherry, Paul Runge, Terry Tata. T –3:32. A –55,208.

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