Tribute to Willie Stargell
1940 - 2001

First Game:: September 16, 1962
Last Game:   October 3, 1982
(see below)

Memorable Moments 
April 17, 1964: Willie Stargell hits the first home run at Shea Stadium in New York. Bucs win 4-3.

August 5, 1969: Willie Stargell hits the first homer  to be hit completely out of Dodger Stadium. Pirates beat the Dodgers 11-3.

August 1, 1970: Willie collects 3 doubles and 2 home runs which ties the major league mark for extra base hits in a game. He scores 5 runs while knocking in 6. Pirates outslug the Braves 20-10.

May 8, 1973: Willie  takes Dodger pitcher Andy Messersmith deep and completely out of Dodger Stadium This is his second blast out of the park, the only player to do this.

Willie Stargell's Final Major League Game
10/3/1982 -- Montreal at Pittsburgh (Three Rivers Stadium)
     
  Montreal           AB  R  H RBI    Pittsburgh         AB  R  H RBI  
Raines T, lf          4  1  1  1   Stargell W, 1b        1  0  1  0   
Dawson A, cf          4  1  3  2   Frobel D, pr-rf       3  1  0  0   
Oliver A, 1b          3  1  2  0   Moreno O, cf          4  0  1  0   
Johnson R, rf         0  0  0  0   Ray J, 2b             3  0  1  0   
Stenhouse M, ph       1  0  0  0   Easler M, lf          3  0  0  1   
Youngblood J, rf      0  0  0  0   Hebner R, rf-1b       3  0  0  0   
Carter G, c           4  1  1  0   Morrison J, 3b        3  0  0  0   
Wallach T, 3b         4  1  1  3   Norman N, ss          3  0  0  0   
Cromartie W, rf-1b    4  0  0  0   Ortiz J, c            3  0  0  0   
Speier C, ss          4  1  2  0   Robinson D, p         2  0  2  0   
Flynn D, 2b           4  0  0  0   Milner J, ph          1  0  0  0   
Rogers S, p           3  0  0  0   Scurry R, p           0  0  0  0   
                     -- -- -- --                        -- -- -- --
                     35  6 10  6                        29  1  5  1   

Montreal         000 123 000 --  6
Pittsburgh       100 000 000 --  1

  Montreal             IP  H  R ER BB SO
Rogers S (W)          9.0  5  1  1  1  7

  Pittsburgh           IP  H  R ER BB SO
Robinson D (L)        8.0  9  6  5  0  7
Scurry R              1.0  1  0  0  0  0

Game winning RBI -- Raines T
E -- Ray J
DP -- Montreal 1
LOB -- Montreal 3, Pittsburgh 3
2B -- Carter G
HR -- Dawson A, Wallach T
CS -- Moreno O, Dawson A
SH -- Rogers S
SF -- Easler M
WP -- Robinson D 2
T -- 2:05
A -- 14948
    

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