21-3K CLEMENTE'S 3,000 HITS
BUCS SWEEP PHILS 7-3, 4-2
CLEMENTE 2-5 G1
Monday, May 29th, 1972
PITTSBURGH - Willie Stargell and Manny Sanguillen had at least 1 RBI in each game of the Memorial day DH, which the Pirates swept by scores of 7-3 and 4-2.
Roberto Clemente was 2-5 in Game 1 and scored 2 runs. He is now 71 hits away from 3,000. Clemente was a defensive replacement for Stargell in Game 2 as Gene Clines moved from RF to LF.
Down 3-1 in the 5th and with 2 out, Clines singled. Clemente walked. Clines scored on Stargell's single. Clemente scored on Sanguillen's single. Jose Pagan homered in the 6th. In the 7th, Clemente singled and scored on Stargell's 9th HR of the season.
Stargell and Sanguillen finished the day with 30 & 21 RBI's respectively. Ramon Hernandez (3-0) and Bob Moose (3-2) were the winning pitchers.
The Bucs are still in 2nd place, now 3.5 GB the Mets.
The Bucs play a makeup game vs the Expos on Wednesday. Nelson Briles (3-1) vs Ernie MacAnally (0-5). The Pirates head for a 10 game trip to the West Coast beginning Friday.
In memory of Mr. Les Banos.
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