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Scores
Standings
PHA
@CHW
1
4
PHA
@CHW
3
8
WSH
@CLE
8
1
WSH
@CLE
2
4
NYY
@DET
11
6
BOS
@SLB
5
4
 
(10)
BOS
@SLB
2
8
STL
@BRO
11
7
PIT
@BSN
0
6
PIT
@BSN
3
0
CIN
@NYG
4
3
 
(10)
CIN
@NYG
5
8
CHC
@PHI
4
5
CHC
@PHI
9
7
 
(10)
Sunday, May 6, 1951,
, Braves Field
Attendance: 15,492, Time of Game: 2:01
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Pirates
3
9-8
 Won 1 
3rd, 2 GB
at Braves
0
13-9
 Lost 1 
2nd, ½ GB
L: George Estock (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         1  0  0   0  0  1   0  1  0    3  9  0
Braves          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  0  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Dillinger 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .233 .250 .302 .552 -0.091 0.76 0.015 -0.106 -1.1 0 1 GDP
George Metkovich CF 4 2 3 0 1 0 5 .299 .347 .403 .750 0.150 0.60 0.153 -0.003 1.4 2 0 2·2B
Gus Bell RF 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .267 .321 .413 .734 0.071 0.99 0.126 -0.055 0.5 2 0 SB
Ralph Kiner 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .318 .416 .530 .946 -0.129 0.97 0.003 -0.132 -1.3 11 0 2B
Wally Westlake LF 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 .238 .319 .524 .843 -0.084 0.92 0.017 -0.101 -0.9 2 0
George Strickland SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .159 .232 .270 .502 -0.013 0.99 0.029 -0.042 -0.2 1 5 SH
Monty Basgall 2B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .170 .279 .226 .505 0.115 1.16 0.140 -0.025 1.3 4 2
Ed Fitz Gerald C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .136 .240 .182 .422 -0.096 1.07 0.011 -0.107 -1.5 5 1
Cliff Chambers P 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .429 .429 .429 .857 0.050 0.72 0.085 -0.035 0.8 0 2
Team Totals 35 3 9 3 5 2 41 .257 .350 .343 .693 -0.027 0.91 0.579 -0.606 -1.2 27 11
2B: G Metkovich 2 (7, 2 off G Estock); R Kiner (3, off C Nichols).
SH: G Strickland (2, off G Estock).
TB: G Metkovich 5; R Kiner 2; C Chambers; E Fitz Gerald; M Basgall; B Dillinger; G Bell.
GIDP: B Dillinger (4).
RBI: M Basgall (4); C Chambers (2); G Bell (10).
2-out RBI: C Chambers; M Basgall.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Basgall-R Kiner.
Baserunning
SB: G Bell (1, 2nd base off G Estock/W Cooper).

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roy Hartsfield 2B 1 0 0 0 2 1 4 .281 .385 .371 .755 -0.005 1.28 0.068 -0.073 0.1 3 3 SH
Sam Jethroe CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .227 .299 .466 .765 -0.187 1.56 0.000 -0.187 -1.5 3 0
Earl Torgeson 1B 1 0 0 0 3 0 4 .193 .330 .289 .619 0.070 1.25 0.099 -0.029 0.4 9 0
Bob Elliott 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .397 .438 .662 1.100 -0.242 1.85 0.000 -0.242 -1.8 1 3 GDP
Sid Gordon RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .263 .364 .408 .772 0.008 0.97 0.067 -0.060 -0.2 4 0
Walker Cooper C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .263 .411 .674 -0.121 1.29 0.000 -0.121 -0.9 4 0
Luis Olmo LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .240 .296 .360 .656 -0.086 0.90 0.000 -0.086 -0.6 2 0
Buddy Kerr SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .289 .385 .378 .762 -0.007 1.01 0.045 -0.052 0.1 1 4
George Estock P 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1.000 0.070 1.86 0.091 -0.021 0.4 0 0 SH
   Luis Marquez PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .200 .333 .533 -0.024 0.98 0.000 -0.024 -0.2
   Chet Nichols P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 24 0 0 0 8 4 34 .000 .250 .000 .250 -0.524 1.31 0.370 -0.895 -4.2 27 10
SH: G Estock (1, off C Chambers); R Hartsfield (1, off C Chambers).
GIDP: B Elliott (4).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Elliott-R Hartsfield-E Torgeson.
E: G Estock (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Cliff Chambers, W (3-2) 9 0 0 0 8 4 0 3.03 34 83 0.526 1.31 4.2
Team Totals 9 0 0 0 8 4 0 0.00 34 83 0.526 1.31 4.2

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
George Estock, L (0-1) 8 8 3 3 5 2 0 2.89 37 51 0.019 0.99 0.7
Chet Nichols 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.68 4 0 0 0.007 0.11 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 5 2 0 3.00 41 51 0 0 0.026 0.91 1.2
Balks: None.
WP: C Chambers (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Dascoli, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - (none), 3B - Lou Jorda.
Time of Game: 2:01.
Attendance: 15,492.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Boston Braves
1 Bob Dillinger 3B 1 Roy Hartsfield 2B
2 George Metkovich CF 2 Sam Jethroe CF
3 Gus Bell RF 3 Earl Torgeson 1B
4 Ralph Kiner 1B 4 Bob Elliott 3B
5 Wally Westlake LF 5 Sid Gordon RF
6 George Strickland SS 6 Walker Cooper C
7 Monty Basgall 2B 7 Luis Olmo LF
8 Ed Fitz Gerald C 8 Buddy Kerr SS
9 Cliff Chambers P 9 George Estock P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-0 2 123 R PIT M. Basgall G. Estock 11% 81% Walk; Metkovich Scores; Bell to 3B; Strickland to 2B
b4 0-1 0 1-- OO BSN B. Elliott C. Chambers 10% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 -2- R PIT G. Bell G. Estock 9% 61% Single to CF; Metkovich Scores
b6 0-2 1 --3 O BSN S. Jethroe C. Chambers 8% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-2 2 1-3 O BSN B. Elliott C. Chambers 7% 83% Flyball: RF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' George Estock facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT B. Dillinger G. Estock -2% 48% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- PIT G. Metkovich G. Estock 4% 52% Double to CF
t1 0-0 1 -2- R PIT G. Bell G. Estock 9% 61% Single to CF; Metkovich Scores
t1 1-0 1 1-- PIT R. Kiner G. Estock 2% 62% Bell Steals 2B
t1 1-0 1 -2- O PIT R. Kiner G. Estock -3% 59% Flyball: C
t1 1-0 2 -2- O PIT W. Westlake G. Estock -3% 56% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- BSN R. Hartsfield C. Chambers -4% 52% Walk
b1 0-1 0 1-- O BSN S. Jethroe C. Chambers 4% 56% Strikeout
b1 0-1 1 1-- O BSN E. Torgeson C. Chambers 3% 59% Flyball: SS
b1 0-1 2 1-- O BSN B. Elliott C. Chambers 2% 61% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' George Estock facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O PIT G. Strickland G. Estock -2% 59% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 1 --- O PIT M. Basgall G. Estock -1% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- PIT E. Fitz Gerald G. Estock 1% 59% Single to LF
t2 1-0 2 1-- O PIT C. Chambers G. Estock -2% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O BSN S. Gordon C. Chambers 2% 59% Flyball: 2B
b2 0-1 1 --- O BSN W. Cooper C. Chambers 2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- O BSN L. Olmo C. Chambers 1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' George Estock facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O PIT B. Dillinger G. Estock -2% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- PIT G. Metkovich G. Estock 2% 62% Single to RF
t3 1-0 1 1-- O PIT G. Bell G. Estock -3% 60% Flyball: C
t3 1-0 2 1-- O PIT R. Kiner G. Estock -2% 57% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- BSN B. Kerr C. Chambers -5% 53% Walk
b3 0-1 0 1-- O BSN G. Estock C. Chambers 2% 55% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Kerr to 2B
b3 0-1 1 -2- O BSN R. Hartsfield C. Chambers 4% 59% Strikeout
b3 0-1 2 -2- O BSN S. Jethroe C. Chambers 4% 63% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' George Estock facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- O PIT W. Westlake G. Estock -2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- O PIT G. Strickland G. Estock -2% 59% Flyball: LF
t4 1-0 2 --- O PIT M. Basgall G. Estock -1% 58% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- BSN E. Torgeson C. Chambers -5% 53% Walk
b4 0-1 0 1-- OO BSN B. Elliott C. Chambers 10% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b4 0-1 2 --- O BSN S. Gordon C. Chambers 1% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' George Estock facing 8-9-1
t5 1-0 0 --- O PIT E. Fitz Gerald G. Estock -2% 63% Flyball: 2B
t5 1-0 1 --- PIT C. Chambers G. Estock 3% 65% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball)
t5 1-0 1 1-- OO PIT B. Dillinger G. Estock -5% 60% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 6-7-8
b5 0-1 0 --- O BSN W. Cooper C. Chambers 3% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-1 1 --- O BSN L. Olmo C. Chambers 2% 66% Groundout: P-1B
b5 0-1 2 --- O BSN B. Kerr C. Chambers 2% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' George Estock facing 2-3-4
t6 1-0 0 --- PIT G. Metkovich G. Estock 7% 74% Double to RF
t6 1-0 0 -2- PIT G. Bell G. Estock 2% 76% Walk
t6 1-0 0 12- O PIT R. Kiner G. Estock -5% 71% Flyball: RF
t6 1-0 1 12- O PIT W. Westlake G. Estock -4% 67% Flyball: CF
t6 1-0 2 12- PIT G. Strickland G. Estock 3% 69% Walk; Metkovich to 3B; Bell to 2B
t6 1-0 2 123 R PIT M. Basgall G. Estock 11% 81% Walk; Metkovich Scores; Bell to 3B; Strickland to 2B
t6 2-0 2 123 O PIT E. Fitz Gerald G. Estock -5% 76% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 9-1-2
b6 0-2 0 --- BSN G. Estock C. Chambers -6% 70% Walk
b6 0-2 0 1-- BSN R. Hartsfield C. Chambers -3% 67% Wild Pitch; Estock to 2B
b6 0-2 0 -2- O BSN R. Hartsfield C. Chambers 3% 70% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Estock to 3B
b6 0-2 1 --3 O BSN S. Jethroe C. Chambers 8% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-2 2 --3 BSN E. Torgeson C. Chambers -2% 76% Walk
b6 0-2 2 1-3 O BSN B. Elliott C. Chambers 7% 83% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Braves 0.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' George Estock facing 9-1-2
t7 2-0 0 --- O PIT C. Chambers G. Estock -1% 82% Flyball: SS
t7 2-0 1 --- PIT B. Dillinger G. Estock 2% 83% Single to CF
t7 2-0 1 1-- PIT G. Metkovich G. Estock 2% 85% Walk; Dillinger to 2B
t7 2-0 1 12- O PIT G. Bell G. Estock -3% 83% Flyball: LF
t7 2-0 2 12- O PIT R. Kiner G. Estock -3% 80% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 5-6-7
b7 0-2 0 --- BSN S. Gordon C. Chambers -7% 73% Walk
b7 0-2 0 1-- O BSN W. Cooper C. Chambers 6% 79% Flyball: LF
b7 0-2 1 1-- O BSN L. Olmo C. Chambers 5% 84% Flyball: 1B
b7 0-2 2 1-- O BSN B. Kerr C. Chambers 4% 88% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Braves 0.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' George Estock facing 5-6-7
t8 2-0 0 --- PIT W. Westlake G. Estock 2% 89% Walk
t8 2-0 0 1-- O PIT G. Strickland G. Estock -1% 89% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Westlake to 2B
t8 2-0 1 -2- PIT M. Basgall G. Estock 2% 91% Single to 3B; Westlake to 3B
t8 2-0 1 1-3 O PIT E. Fitz Gerald G. Estock -4% 88% Flyball: RF
t8 2-0 2 1-3 R PIT C. Chambers G. Estock 6% 94% Single to LF; Basgall to 2B; Westlake Scores
t8 3-0 2 12- O PIT B. Dillinger G. Estock -1% 92% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 9-1-2
Luis Marquez pinch hits for George Estock (P) batting 9th
b8 0-3 0 --- O BSN L. Marquez C. Chambers 2% 95% Strikeout
b8 0-3 1 --- BSN R. Hartsfield C. Chambers -3% 92% Walk
b8 0-3 1 1-- O BSN S. Jethroe C. Chambers 3% 95% Flyball: 2B
b8 0-3 2 1-- BSN E. Torgeson C. Chambers -3% 92% Walk; Hartsfield to 2B
b8 0-3 2 12- O BSN B. Elliott C. Chambers 5% 97% Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Braves 0.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Braves' Chet Nichols facing 2-3-4
Chet Nichols replaces Luis Marquez (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-0 0 --- O PIT G. Metkovich C. Nichols -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 3-0 1 --- O PIT G. Bell C. Nichols -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 3-0 2 --- PIT R. Kiner C. Nichols 0% 97% Double to CF
t9 3-0 2 -2- O PIT W. Westlake C. Nichols -1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Cliff Chambers facing 5-6-7
b9 0-3 0 --- O BSN S. Gordon C. Chambers 2% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 0-3 1 --- O BSN W. Cooper C. Chambers 1% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 0-3 2 --- O BSN L. Olmo C. Chambers 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Braves 0.

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