Daily Archives: March 1, 2010

March 1, 2010

Pretend ’77 Reds Lose Opener

Tom Seaver would never lose to the ExposOpening Day and the 1977 pretend Reds were hosting the always pretend Expos. Though Seaver took the mound, the Expos pulled off a minor miracle with the 5-3 win:

EXPOS 5-11-0, at REDS 3-8-2 (10 innings)
Runner-up for Game of the Day. Rogers and ‘Spos take 3-0 lead with mini-rallies off Tom Terrific. Cincy explodes for three in the 8th on Griffey and Bench doubles and jettison Rogers. Gary Kid Carter bashes 2-run homer in top of the 10th off Sarmiento for the game-winners.

W-Kerrigan L-Sarmiento HR-Carter

Read about this and all the pretend disco-era baseball fun at Play That Funky Baseball.