21-3K CLEMENTE'S 3,000 HITS
PIRATES WIN 8 IN ROW
BEAT STL 6-2
CLEMENTE 2-5, RBI
Tuesday, May 23th, 1972
ST.LOUIS - Roberto Clemente had 2 hits and drove in a run despite grounding into 3 double plays.
The Pirates' right fielder was one of four Bucs to drive in runs in their 6-2 victory over the Cards.
Clemente was 2-5 and now needs 81 hits to reach 3,000.
The Cards committed 3 errors in the game. Ted Sizemore's error in the 4th accounted for 2 unearned runs in a 3 run Pirates' inning.
Steve Blass (5-1) was the winner. Ramon Hernandez earned his 3rd save. Reggie Cleveland (3-3) took the loss.
Wednesday's game will have Bob Moose facing Scipio Spinks.
In memory of Mr. Les Banos.
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