1981 Season Replay – Phillies at Cardinals

Opening 2 game series from Busch Stadium


Opening Day – Busch Stadium 4-11-81

Cardinals 4, Phillies 2

WP: Lary Sorensen (1-0)

LP: Dick Ruthven (0-1)

Save: Bruce Sutter (1)

HR’s: Phillies – Gary Matthews (2), Cardinals – Garry Templeton (1)



Cardinals 3, Phillies 2

WP: Bob Forsch (1-0)

LP: Larry Christensen (0-1)

HR’s: None

Phillies score 1 in the 9th to take the lead only to have the Cards score 2 in the bottom.


Cardinals take both games of early season series.

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