Friday, May 31, 2013

May 30, 1976: Kessinger Come Through For The Redbirds

On May 30, 1976, down 5-2 heading into the ninth inning at Shea Stadium in New York, Don Kessinger broke out of an 0 for 20 slump with the game tying rbi that would end up sending the game into extra innings. Kessinger came up big again with a sacrifice fly in the 11th to put the Cards up 6-5, the run would prove to be the game winner after Al Hrabosky took care of business in the bottom of the 11th. It was the second consecutive decision for Hrabosky and the win completed a 3 game sweep over the Mets.

Here's the box score from the contest:

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