September 1, 1972: The Reds win, 1-0 in 12 innings against the Montreal Expos at Riverfront Stadium. Ross Grimsley and Clay Carroll combined on the shutout. Johnny Bench drove in the winning run with a bases loaded single. In the first inning, Pete Rose broke the club record for career hist by colecting number 1882, surpassing Vada Pinson.
Ross Grimsley was 14-8 with a 3.06 ERA. Clay Carroll earned 37 saves, while posting a 6-4 record with a 2.25 ERA.
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