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Scores
Standings
DET
@BOS
4
3
 
(10)
SLB
@NYY
3
2
CLE
@PHA
5
2
CHW
@WSH
4
0
PIT
@CHC
10
3
NYG
@CIN
9
10
 
(13)
PHI
@MLN
0
5
BRO
@STL
11
4
Saturday, August 1, 1953,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 8,017, Time of Game: 2:36
Pirates
10
34-73
 Won 2 
8th, 35½ GB
at Cubs
3
35-62
 Lost 2 
7th, 29½ GB
W: Johnny Lindell (4-12)
L: Howie Pollet (3-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         2  3  0   0  0  4   0  0  1   10 11  1
Cubs            0  3  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    3 13  2
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Cal Abrams RF 6 1 1 0 0 0 6 .288 .375 .445 .820 0 0
Danny O'Connell 3B 3 3 2 1 2 0 5 .294 .378 .413 .791 1 1 2B
Hal Rice LF 4 2 2 1 1 0 5 .308 .331 .411 .742 3 1
Frank Thomas CF 4 1 2 5 1 0 5 .242 .325 .454 .778 3 0 HR
Dick Cole SS 3 1 0 1 1 0 5 .263 .372 .321 .693 1 4 SH
Eddie Pellagrini 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .266 .330 .415 .745 4 2
   Johnny O'Brien PR-2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .249 .299 .316 .615 1 0 SH
Preston Ward 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 5 .205 .326 .293 .619 10 1 CS,HBP
Nick Koback C 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .143 .143 .143 .286 0 1 SH
   Mike Sandlock C 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .203 .254 .222 .476 3 0
Jim Waugh P 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .400 .333 .733 0 0
   Johnny Lindell P 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .261 .386 .493 .878 1 3 GDP
Team Totals 34 10 11 9 8 2 46 .324 .465 .441 .906 27 13
2B: D O'Connell (19).
HR: F Thomas (14).
SH: D Cole (5); J O'Brien (5); N Koback (1).
HBP: P Ward (1).
TB: F Thomas 5; D O'Connell 3; H Rice 2; J Waugh; P Ward; C Abrams; M Sandlock; E Pellagrini.
GIDP: J Lindell (5).
RBI: F Thomas 5 (54); D O'Connell (40); H Rice (19); M Sandlock (10); D Cole (16).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
DP: 3. D Cole-E Pellagrini-P Ward 2; H Rice-P Ward.
E: E Pellagrini (3).
Baserunning
CS: P Ward (3).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Frank Baumholtz RF 5 1 4 1 0 0 5 .321 .368 .429 .797 1 0
Tommy Brown SS 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .167 .271 .262 .533 1 2 GDP
Dee Fondy 1B 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .309 .363 .493 .856 9 2 2B
Ralph Kiner LF 3 0 2 0 1 0 5 .271 .387 .514 .901 2 0 2B,SH
Randy Jackson 3B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .283 .338 .491 .829 2 6 GDP
Eddie Miksis 2B 4 1 1 1 0 1 5 .248 .285 .343 .627 6 2 HR,SH
Hal Jeffcoat CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .222 .283 .299 .583 2 0
Clyde McCullough C 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .259 .308 .348 .657 3 1
   Carl Sawatski C 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .244 .326 .366 .692 0 0
Howie Pollet P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150 .150 .150 .300 0 0
   Bubba Church P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .189 .222 .411 0 1
   George Metkovich PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .187 .263 .308 .571
   Jim Willis P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Bob Ramazzotti PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
   Duke Simpson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 1
Team Totals 36 3 13 3 4 2 42 .361 .425 .500 .925 27 15
2B: D Fondy (18); R Kiner (12).
HR: E Miksis (4).
SH: R Kiner (1); E Miksis (9).
TB: E Miksis 4; D Fondy 4; F Baumholtz 4; R Kiner 3; T Brown 2; H Jeffcoat.
GIDP: R Jackson (13); T Brown (5).
RBI: D Fondy (54); F Baumholtz (15); E Miksis (22).
Team LOB: 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Jackson-E Miksis-D Fondy.
E: H Pollet (2); H Jeffcoat (3).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Jim Waugh 1.2 5 3 1 1 0 1 5.40 11 36
Johnny Lindell, W (4-12) 7.1 8 0 0 3 2 0 4.44 31
Team Totals 9 13 3 1 4 2 1 1.00 42 36

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Howie Pollet, L (3-4) 1.1 4 5 4 2 1 0 5.70 11 27
Bubba Church 4.2 4 4 4 4 2 1 5.40 21
Jim Willis 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 6.00 8
Duke Simpson 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 6.82 6
Team Totals 9 11 10 9 8 3 1 9.00 46 27
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Willis (3).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Stewart, 1B - Babe Pinelli, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Engeln.
Time of Game: 2:36.
Attendance: 8,017.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Cal Abrams RF 1 Frank Baumholtz RF
2 Danny O'Connell 3B 2 Tommy Brown SS
3 Hal Rice LF 3 Dee Fondy 1B
4 Frank Thomas CF 4 Ralph Kiner LF
5 Dick Cole SS 5 Randy Jackson 3B
6 Eddie Pellagrini 2B 6 Eddie Miksis 2B
7 Preston Ward 1B 7 Hal Jeffcoat CF
8 Nick Koback C 8 Clyde McCullough C
9 Jim Waugh P 9 Howie Pollet P

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