Friday, May 1, 2015

1962 Topps Stamps Roy Sievers

Cardinals 5, Phillies 2
Game 22 - Wednesday Night, April 29th in St. Louis
Record - 8-14, 5th Place, 7 games behind the Mets

One Sentence Summary:  Aaron Harang suffered his first rough outing as the Cardinals downed the floundering Phillies, 5-2.

What It Means:  The loss put the Phillies back in sole possession of last place in the division.

What Happened:  Harang gave up five runs on nine hits in his six innings of work.  Ryan Howard hit a solo home run in the fourth and Odubel Herrera singled home Harang in the fifth.

Featured Ca . . . Stamp:  After this game, Chase Utley was hitting .114 which was tied for the lowest batting average in the month of April in franchise history for batters with at least 40 plate appearances.  Roy Sievers hit .114 in April 1962 while Billy Kelly hit .119 in April 1928.  (H/T to the game recap at

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