Shawn Marcum, meet Rick Camp

Mark Bowman
Marcum’s 1-inning disaster comes 29 yrs after the Cards chased Rick Camp w/ 4 1st inn. runs in the clinching Game 3 of the ’82 NLCS
Actually, Camp needed just 12 pitches to get through  the first, retiring Tom Herr, Oberkfell and Lonnie on infield grounders. Then, in the second, a single, walk, single, triple and another single ended Camp’s night and, effectively, the Braves’ season.
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4 Comments on Shawn Marcum, meet Rick Camp

  1. PepeFreeUs // October 17, 2011 at 4:32 am //

    That rainout still sticks in my craw. If the situation had been reversed, they would have stayed far, far longer.

  2. clete boyer fan // October 17, 2011 at 11:24 am //

    I second that Pepe. Knucksie had the Cardinals dead, and the umps stop play for a rain delay, even though the rain didn’t get heavy for another 30 minutes.

    Hell, even Herzog thought it was peculiar move by the umps….

    http://goliath.ecnext.com/coms2/gi_0199-9274906/A-water-log-History-has.html

  3. rankin' rob // October 17, 2011 at 12:37 pm //

    My thoughts exactly. Even God had it in for Knucksie.

  4. A dude from Duluth // October 18, 2011 at 10:13 am //

    Didn’t Knucksie also drive in the Braves’ run in the rainout?

    I went to game 3. Tried to dull the pain at IHOP afterward and was informed the buttermilk pancake batter had soured. It was that kind of night.

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