On this date: May 17, 1979
Final: Phillies 23 Cubs 22 (10 innings)Wrigley Field
*11 home runs, Mike Schmidt 2, Dave Kingman 3
*13 runs scored in the 1st inning: Phillies 7 Cubs 6
*17 mph wind blowing out of Wrigley.
*21 different players scored a run.
*22 runners left on base
*127 batters/11 strikeouts
*Starting pitchers Randy Lerch (Phils) and Dennis Lamp (Cubs)each recorded just one out.
*The Phillies had a 7 run 1st inning and an 8 run 3rd inning.
*The Cubs had a 6 run 1st inning and 7 run 5th inning.
*Runs were scored in 11 different half innings.
*Pete Rose: 3 for 7, 4 R, 4 RB, BB.
*Phils pitcher Randy Lerch homered in the first inning, but did not survive the bottom of the 1st inning.
*Phillies 10 of 25 w/RISP, Cubs 7 of 19 w/RISP.
*The Phillies went up 21-9 and watched the Cubs come all the way back to tie it at 22-22.
*Philadelphia won it on a Schmidt homer in the 10th.
*Length of game: 4:03
*The Phillies entered the game leading the NL in pitching with a 2.91 earned-run average.