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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
4
2
PHA
@DET
3
4
BOS
@SLB
1
4
STL
@BRO
7
3
PIT
@BSN
8
0
PIT
@BSN
4
3
 
(11)
CIN
@NYG
10
4
CHC
@PHI
7
5
Tuesday, August 17, 1943,
, Braves Field
Attendance: 4,831, Time of Game: 2:41
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Pirates
4
60-51
 Won 4 
3rd, 13 GB
at Braves
3
49-57
 Lost 4 
5th, 21½ GB
W: Hank Gornicki (6-9)
L: Nate Andrews (9-16)
S: Rip Sewell (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   2  0  0   0  1  0   0  1    4 13  0
Braves          0  0  0   0  1  0   0  1  1   0  0    3 12  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Pete Coscarart SS 6 0 2 1 0 1 6 .243 .311 .313 .624 3 3
Jim Russell LF 4 0 1 0 2 0 6 .274 .369 .363 .732 1 0 GDP
Al Rubeling 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .216 .216 .324 .541 0 3 3B,GDP
Maurice Van Robays RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .319 .372 .529 .902 2 0 2B
   Johnny Barrett RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .248 .325 .310 .635 2 0
Tommy O'Brien 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .305 .331 .455 .786 3 1 2B,GDP
Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 1 3 1 1 0 5 .284 .412 .386 .798 11 0 2·2B
Vince DiMaggio CF 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .256 .341 .419 .760 6 1 2B
Bill Baker C 3 0 1 0 2 0 5 .283 .364 .402 .765 5 0 2B,SB
   Johnny Podgajny 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .259 .231 .490
   Al Lopez C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .321 .289 .610 0 0
Xavier Rescigno P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .167 .242 .233 .476 0 1
   Hank Gornicki P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .172 .172 .241 .414 0 0
   Bob Elliott 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .313 .378 .450 .828
   Rip Sewell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .262 .305 .567 0 1
Team Totals 42 4 13 4 5 3 47 .310 .383 .500 .883 33 10
2B: M Van Robays (12); T O'Brien (9); E Fletcher 2 (15); V DiMaggio (27); B Baker (6).
3B: A Rubeling (1).
TB: E Fletcher 5; A Rubeling 3; M Van Robays 3; P Coscarart 2; B Baker 2; T O'Brien 2; V DiMaggio 2; J Russell; X Rescigno.
GIDP: T O'Brien (7); J Russell (10); A Rubeling (2).
RBI: V DiMaggio (68); E Fletcher (57); P Coscarart (30); M Van Robays (20).
Team LOB: 10.
Baserunning
SB: B Baker (2).

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Connie Ryan 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .211 .285 .232 .518 4 4
   Chet Ross 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .235 .315 .383 .698
   Heinie Heltzel 3B 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .214 .197 .411 0 1
Tommy Holmes CF 6 1 3 1 0 0 6 .281 .346 .403 .749 3 0 HR,2B
Chuck Workman RF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .244 .310 .342 .652 1 0
Butch Nieman LF 4 1 0 1 1 1 5 .251 .331 .392 .723 0 0
Hugh Poland C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .147 .187 .196 .383 3 1
   Phil Masi C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277 .374 .361 .736 0 1
Kerby Farrell 1B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .246 .295 .325 .620 19 0
Whitey Wietelmann SS 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .245 .303 .272 .576 2 7
Eddie Joost 3B-2B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .187 .304 .261 .565 1 4
Danny MacFayden P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 1
   Clyde Kluttz 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .293 .273 .565
   Al Javery P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .130 .155 .145 .300 0 1 2B
   Joe Burns 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227 .292 .284 .576
   Nate Andrews P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .113 .225 .145 .371 0 0
   Jim Tobin 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .319 .347 .444 .791
Team Totals 44 3 12 3 3 2 47 .273 .319 .386 .706 33 20
2B: T Holmes (27); A Javery (1).
HR: T Holmes (4).
TB: T Holmes 7; K Farrell 2; H Poland 2; A Javery 2; W Wietelmann; C Workman; D MacFayden; C Ross.
RBI: T Holmes (29); B Nieman (30); W Wietelmann (33).
Team LOB: 11.
Fielding
DP: 3. W Wietelmann-C Ryan-K Farrell 2; W Wietelmann-K Farrell.
E: H Heltzel (7).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Xavier Rescigno 8.1 12 3 3 2 2 1 3.40 38 47
Hank Gornicki, W (6-9) 1.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.49 6
Rip Sewell, S (1) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.34 3
Team Totals 11 12 3 3 3 2 1 2.45 47 47

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Danny MacFayden 4 6 2 2 1 1 0 5.50 18 42
Al Javery 5 4 1 1 4 2 0 3.36 21
Nate Andrews, L (9-16) 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.02 8
Team Totals 11 13 4 4 5 3 0 3.27 47 42
Balks: None.
WP: A Javery (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Babe Pinelli, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - (none), 3B - Lou Jorda.
Time of Game: 2:41.
Attendance: 4,831.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

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