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Standings
KCA
@CLE
3
5
CHW
@DET
7
6
BAL
@NYY
1
0
BOS
@WSH
9
12
NYG
@BRO
0
3
STL
@CHC
10
14
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@CIN
6
10
PHI
@PIT
5
6
Saturday, May 12, 1956,
, Ebbets Field
Attendance: 17,395, Time of Game: 2:10
Giants
0
9-12
 Lost 3 
6th, 4½ GB
at Dodgers
3
11-9
 Won 3 
4th, 2 GB
W: Carl Erskine (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  0  0
Dodgers         0  0  1   0  0  0   2  0  X    3  6  0

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Whitey Lockman RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .307 .366 .360 .726 -0.072 0.70 0.000 -0.072 -0.7 2 0
Al Dark SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .318 .344 .420 .764 0.009 0.65 0.046 -0.037 0.0 1 0
Willie Mays CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .220 .316 .402 .718 -0.076 1.33 0.012 -0.088 -0.5 7 1
Dusty Rhodes LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .220 .319 .293 .612 -0.091 1.18 0.000 -0.091 -0.7 1 1
Daryl Spencer 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .253 .300 .410 .710 -0.074 0.92 0.000 -0.074 -0.6 1 0
Bill White 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222 .263 .444 .708 -0.073 0.95 0.000 -0.073 -0.7 5 0
Foster Castleman 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .261 .268 .420 .688 -0.034 0.67 0.000 -0.034 -0.3 1 0
   Don Mueller PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .241 .244 .485 -0.014 0.56 0.000 -0.014 -0.2
   Hank Thompson 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .389 .091 .480 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Ray Katt C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .263 .263 .579 .842 -0.048 0.61 0.000 -0.048 -0.5 6 0
Al Worthington P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .333 .286 .333 .619 -0.055 1.08 0.000 -0.055 -0.4 0 3
   Marv Grissom P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   George Wilson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .700 1.100 -0.020 0.78 0.000 -0.020 -0.2
Team Totals 27 0 0 0 2 3 29 .000 .069 .000 .069 -0.548 0.87 0.058 -0.606 -4.7 24 6
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: D Rhodes (C Furillo at home plate).

Brooklyn Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Gilliam 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .315 .438 .493 .931 -0.056 0.76 0.012 -0.067 -0.6 0 1
Pee Wee Reese SS 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 .265 .363 .309 .671 0.010 0.68 0.048 -0.038 0.1 1 1
Duke Snider CF 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .243 .346 .371 .717 0.136 0.89 0.158 -0.022 1.4 3 0 2B
Roy Campanella C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .259 .343 .552 .895 -0.025 1.03 0.045 -0.070 0.1 4 1
Gil Hodges 1B 3 0 0 0 1 3 4 .197 .305 .451 .756 -0.028 0.96 0.014 -0.042 -0.5 12 1
Jackie Robinson 3B 2 0 0 1 2 1 4 .246 .373 .475 .849 0.105 1.22 0.133 -0.028 0.8 2 2
Sandy Amoros LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .192 .276 .462 .737 -0.114 1.13 0.000 -0.114 -1.5 2 0
Carl Furillo RF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .237 .338 .407 .745 0.008 0.55 0.032 -0.024 -0.1 2 0
Carl Erskine P 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .214 .214 .286 .500 -0.085 0.80 0.000 -0.085 -1.0 1 3 2B
Team Totals 29 3 6 3 7 5 36 .207 .361 .276 .637 -0.049 0.89 0.442 -0.490 -1.2 27 9
2B: C Erskine (1, off A Worthington); D Snider (3, off A Worthington).
TB: D Snider 3; C Erskine 2; P Reese; R Campanella; J Gilliam.
RBI: J Robinson (10); R Campanella (15); D Snider (5).
2-out RBI: J Robinson.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 4.

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Al Worthington, L (1-3) 6.1 6 3 3 7 4 0 3.38 31 46 0.027 1.01 0.1
Marv Grissom 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 5 1 0 0.020 0.16 1.1
Team Totals 8 6 3 3 7 5 0 3.38 36 46 1 0 0.047 0.89 1.2

Brooklyn Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Carl Erskine, W (2-2) 9 0 0 0 2 3 0 1.72 29 88 0.547 0.87 4.7
Team Totals 9 0 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 29 88 0.547 0.87 4.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Dusty Boggess, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Babe Pinelli.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: 17,395.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Giants         Brooklyn Dodgers
1 Whitey Lockman RF 1 Jim Gilliam 2B
2 Al Dark SS 2 Pee Wee Reese SS
3 Willie Mays CF 3 Duke Snider CF
4 Dusty Rhodes LF 4 Roy Campanella C
5 Daryl Spencer 2B 5 Gil Hodges 1B
6 Bill White 1B 6 Jackie Robinson 3B
7 Foster Castleman 3B 7 Sandy Amoros LF
8 Ray Katt C 8 Carl Furillo RF
9 Al Worthington P 9 Carl Erskine P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 2 123 6,(3-2)  R BRO J. Robinson A. Worthington 11% 69% Walk; Reese Scores; Snider to 3B; Hodges to 2B
b7 1-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  R BRO D. Snider A. Worthington 11% 90% Double (LF-CF); Reese Scores
b3 1-0 2 123 4,(1-2)  O BRO S. Amoros A. Worthington -7% 62% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  NYG A. Dark C. Erskine -5% 58% Walk
b7 2-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R BRO R. Campanella A. Worthington 5% 94% Single to LF (Line Drive); Snider Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O NYG W. Lockman C. Erskine 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYG A. Dark C. Erskine 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  NYG W. Mays C. Erskine -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O NYG D. Rhodes C. Erskine 2% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Al Worthington facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O BRO J. Gilliam A. Worthington -2% 53% Lineout: 2B
b1 0-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BRO P. Reese A. Worthington -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  BRO D. Snider A. Worthington 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O BRO R. Campanella A. Worthington -2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYG D. Spencer C. Erskine 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- 5,(1-2)  O NYG B. White C. Erskine 2% 54% Flyball: 3B
t2 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYG F. Castleman C. Erskine 1% 55% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Al Worthington facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- 7,(3-2)  O BRO G. Hodges A. Worthington -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  BRO J. Robinson A. Worthington 3% 55% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O BRO S. Amoros A. Worthington -3% 52% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  BRO C. Furillo A. Worthington 2% 54% Walk; Robinson to 2B
b2 0-0 2 12- 1,(0-0)  O BRO C. Erskine A. Worthington -4% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYG R. Katt C. Erskine 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYG A. Worthington C. Erskine 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYG W. Lockman C. Erskine 1% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Al Worthington facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- 6,(1-2)  O BRO J. Gilliam A. Worthington -3% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  BRO P. Reese A. Worthington 3% 56% Walk
b3 0-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  BRO D. Snider A. Worthington 4% 60% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Reese to 2B
b3 0-0 1 12- 2,(1-0)  O BRO R. Campanella A. Worthington -3% 57% Groundout: P-1B; Snider to 2B; Reese to 3B
b3 0-0 2 -23 4,(3-0)  BRO G. Hodges A. Worthington 1% 58% Walk
b3 0-0 2 123 6,(3-2)  R BRO J. Robinson A. Worthington 11% 69% Walk; Reese Scores; Snider to 3B; Hodges to 2B
b3 1-0 2 123 4,(1-2)  O BRO S. Amoros A. Worthington -7% 62% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- 6,(3-2)  NYG A. Dark C. Erskine -5% 58% Walk
t4 0-1 0 1-- 4,(2-1)  O NYG W. Mays C. Erskine 4% 62% Lineout: 3B
t4 0-1 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O NYG D. Rhodes C. Erskine 4% 66% Foul Flyball: C
t4 0-1 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O NYG D. Spencer C. Erskine 3% 69% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Al Worthington facing 8-9-1
b4 1-0 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BRO C. Furillo A. Worthington -2% 66% Flyball: CF
b4 1-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BRO C. Erskine A. Worthington -2% 65% Foul Flyball: 3B
b4 1-0 2 --- 3,(2-0)  BRO J. Gilliam A. Worthington 1% 66% Single (CF-RF)
b4 1-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BRO P. Reese A. Worthington -2% 64% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 5th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O NYG B. White C. Erskine 3% 67% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 0-1 1 --- 7,(2-2)  O NYG F. Castleman C. Erskine 2% 69% Groundout: C-1B
t5 0-1 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYG R. Katt C. Erskine 1% 71% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Al Worthington facing 3-4-5
b5 1-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O BRO D. Snider A. Worthington -2% 69% Flyball: CF
b5 1-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BRO R. Campanella A. Worthington -2% 67% Flyball: CF
b5 1-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O BRO G. Hodges A. Worthington -1% 66% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 9-1-2
t6 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYG A. Worthington C. Erskine 4% 70% Flyball: LF
t6 0-1 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O NYG W. Lockman C. Erskine 3% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-1 2 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYG A. Dark C. Erskine 2% 74% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Al Worthington facing 6-7-8
b6 1-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BRO J. Robinson A. Worthington -2% 72% Strikeout Looking
b6 1-0 1 --- 3,(1-1)  O BRO S. Amoros A. Worthington -2% 70% Foul Flyball: RF
b6 1-0 2 --- 6,(3-2)  BRO C. Furillo A. Worthington 1% 71% Walk
b6 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BRO C. Erskine A. Worthington -2% 69% Double (LF-CF); Furillo out at Hm/LF-CF-C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 3-4-5
t7 0-1 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYG W. Mays C. Erskine 4% 74% Flyball: 1B
t7 0-1 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O NYG D. Rhodes C. Erskine 3% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-1 2 --- 7,(3-2)  O NYG D. Spencer C. Erskine 2% 79% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Al Worthington facing 1-2-3
b7 1-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BRO J. Gilliam A. Worthington -2% 77% Flyball: CF
b7 1-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  BRO P. Reese A. Worthington 2% 79% Single (LF-CF)
b7 1-0 1 1-- 4,(1-2)  R BRO D. Snider A. Worthington 11% 90% Double (LF-CF); Reese Scores
b7 2-0 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  R BRO R. Campanella A. Worthington 5% 94% Single to LF (Line Drive); Snider Scores
Marv Grissom replaces Al Worthington pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-0 1 1-- 5,(2-2)  O BRO G. Hodges M. Grissom -1% 93% Strikeout Looking
b7 3-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O BRO J. Robinson M. Grissom -1% 93% Lineout: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 3.
Top of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-3, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 6-7-8
t8 0-3 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O NYG B. White C. Erskine 2% 95% Strikeout Swinging
Don Mueller pinch hits for Foster Castleman (3B) batting 7th
t8 0-3 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O NYG D. Mueller C. Erskine 1% 97% Lineout: SS
t8 0-3 2 --- 2,(1-0)  O NYG R. Katt C. Erskine 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Giants' Marv Grissom facing 7-8-9
Hank Thompson replaces Don Mueller (PH) playing 3B batting 7th
b8 3-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BRO S. Amoros M. Grissom -0% 97% Flyball: SS
b8 3-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BRO C. Furillo M. Grissom -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O BRO C. Erskine M. Grissom -0% 97% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 3.
Top of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-3, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 9-1-2
George Wilson pinch hits for Marv Grissom (P) batting 9th
t9 0-3 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O NYG G. Wilson C. Erskine 2% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 0-3 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYG W. Lockman C. Erskine 1% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t9 0-3 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O NYG A. Dark C. Erskine 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Dodgers 3.

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