Grandma's Scorebook

Joe Price’s Debut

  • 1980
  • Debuts & Firsts

Joe Price makes his debut & first start

Cardinals 4, Reds 3 in St. Louis

June 16, 1980: Joe Price made his MLB debut and first career start against the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. Grandma’s notes say, “Joe Price just came from Indianapolis so will pitch tonight. Good luck!!”

1st AB & 1st out B1 Garry Templeton, foul popfly to 1B

1st hit B4 Garry Templeton, single to LF

6 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 1 BB. 0 SO