On this date in 1974 the Reds beat the Cardinals 2-1 in a game in which both starting pitchers were making their Major League debut.
Tom Carroll for the Reds and Bob Forsch for St. Louis both made their debuts in this game. Carroll picked up the win going 7 innings allowing two hits and one run. Forsch went 6.2 innings allowing four hits and two runs. Cesar Geronimo led the offense with a home run and double. "Veteran" relief man Will McEnaney, pitching in his third career game, picked up his first ML save.
This game is one of only ten in which both starters were making their debut.
|St.Louis Cardinals||Cincinnati Reds|
|1||Lou Brock||LF||1||Pete Rose||LF|
|2||Tom Heintzelman||2B||2||Ken Griffey||RF|
|3||Reggie Smith||RF||3||Joe Morgan||2B|
|4||Ted Simmons||1B||4||Tony Perez||1B|
|5||Bake McBride||CF||5||Johnny Bench||C|
|6||Tim McCarver||C||6||Dan Driessen||3B|
|7||Ken Reitz||3B||7||Cesar Geronimo||CF|
|8||Mike Tyson||SS||8||Darrel Chaney||SS|
|9||Bob Forsch||P||9||Tom Carroll||P|