On October 11, 1980 In Game 4 of the NLCS, the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Houston Astros, 5-3, in 10 innings. Phillies pitcher Warren Brusstar gets the win and reliever Tug McGraw picks up his 2nd save of the Series. Astros pitcher Joe Sambito takes the loss. The game is memorable for Phillies 1B Pete Rose bowling over Astros catcher Bruce Bochy in the 10th inning with the go-ahead run.

The game features a fourth-inning triple play by Houston that was reduced to two outs after pitcher Vern Ruhle grabs a soft liner by Garry Maddox and tosses to first . Houston also loses a run when Gary Woods is called out for leaving third base early on a sixth-inning fly ball by Luis Pujols. In addition, an Astro outfield assist is ruled to occur just after Rose crosses the plate, allowing his run to count.

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