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Scores
Standings
KCA
@BAL
1
8
CHW
@BOS
3
7
CLE
@NYY
6
3
DET
@WSH
6
9
PIT
@CHC
10
11
PHI
@CIN
3
4
BRO
@MLN
11
10
NYG
@STL
0
3
Thursday, August 4, 1955,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 3,486, Time of Game: 2:42
Pirates
10
40-71
 Lost 2 
8th, 36 GB
at Cubs
11
53-58
 Won 2 
5th, 23 GB
W: Bill Tremel (2-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         2  0  0   0  5  2   0  1  0   10 15  2
Cubs            2  1  2   4  0  0   0  2  X   11 15  1
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
Eddie O'Brien CF 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .262 .287 .298 .585 1 0
   Preston Ward PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .213 .287 .398 .685
   Dick Littlefield P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .185 .290 .222 .513 0 1
   Roy Face P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .167 .176 .343 0 0
Gene Freese 3B 5 3 3 1 0 0 5 .248 .303 .412 .715 1 2 HR,2B
Roberto Clemente RF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .245 .277 .359 .636 0 0 3B
Frank Thomas LF 5 2 2 3 0 1 5 .233 .301 .408 .710 3 0 HR
Jack Shepard C 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .243 .326 .291 .617 4 0 SF
   Toby Atwell PH-C 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .248 .363 .309 .672 2 0 2B
Dale Long 1B 5 1 1 2 0 1 5 .294 .365 .520 .885 4 0 HR
Johnny O'Brien 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .350 .375 .453 .828 5 3
Dick Groat SS 5 1 3 2 0 0 5 .263 .318 .347 .664 2 2 HR,2B,GDP
Lino Donoso P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .176 .176 .176 .353 0 0
   Max Surkont P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .146 .222 .171 .393 0 0
   Tom Saffell PH-CF 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .168 .276 .208 .484 2 0
Team Totals 40 10 15 10 3 4 44 .375 .409 .800 1.209 24 8
2B: G Freese (14); T Atwell (6); D Groat (20).
3B: R Clemente (8).
HR: G Freese (9); F Thomas (16); D Long (13); D Groat (3).
SF: J Shepard (2).
TB: D Groat 7; G Freese 7; F Thomas 5; R Clemente 4; D Long 4; T Atwell 2; E O'Brien 2; J O'Brien.
GIDP: D Groat (16).
RBI: F Thomas 3 (44); D Long 2 (61); D Groat 2 (39); J Shepard (17); G Freese (32); R Clemente (32).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Groat-J O'Brien-D Long.
E: T Saffell (2); R Clemente (5).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Dee Fondy 1B 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .247 .295 .410 .705 14 0
Gene Baker 2B 5 2 0 0 0 0 5 .278 .344 .409 .753 3 5
Jim King RF 3 3 1 1 2 1 5 .258 .316 .472 .788 1 1
Ernie Banks SS 5 4 4 7 0 0 5 .299 .346 .607 .953 0 5 3·HR
Randy Jackson 3B 4 0 3 1 1 0 5 .269 .355 .454 .809 0 3
Hank Sauer LF 3 0 0 0 2 1 5 .222 .308 .385 .693 0 0 GDP
Eddie Miksis CF 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .230 .279 .319 .598 3 0 HR
Harry Chiti C 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .240 .295 .389 .683 5 1
Howie Pollet P 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .400 .471 .533 1.004 1 3
   Dave Hillman P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .100 .308 .100 .408 0 0
   Bill Tremel P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .400 .400 .400 .800 0 1
   Jim Davis P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .037 .103 .037 .140 0 0
Team Totals 38 11 15 10 7 5 45 .395 .489 .711 1.199 27 19
HR: E Banks 3 (36); E Miksis (6).
TB: E Banks 13; E Miksis 6; R Jackson 3; H Chiti 2; D Fondy; J King; H Pollet.
GIDP: H Sauer (7).
RBI: E Banks 7 (87); E Miksis (27); R Jackson (54); J King (37).
Team LOB: 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Banks-G Baker-D Fondy.
E: E Banks (17).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Lino Donoso 2.1 3 5 5 3 2 2 5.14 13 30
Max Surkont 1.2 5 4 4 2 1 1 5.84 12
Dick Littlefield, L (4-10) 3.2 7 2 2 2 2 1 5.22 19
Roy Face 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.78 1
Team Totals 8 15 11 11 7 5 4 12.38 45 30

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Howie Pollet 4.2 10 6 6 1 2 1 6.26 25 21
Dave Hillman 0.2 3 3 3 1 0 2 5.55 6
Bill Tremel, W (2-0) 2.2 2 1 1 0 1 1 4.08 10
Jim Davis 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.62 3
Team Totals 9 15 10 10 3 4 4 10.00 44 21
Balks: None.
WP: J Davis (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jocko Conlan, 1B - Hal Dixon, 2B - Artie Gore, 3B - Augie Donatelli.
Time of Game: 2:42.
Attendance: 3,486.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Eddie O'Brien CF 1 Dee Fondy 1B
2 Gene Freese 3B 2 Gene Baker 2B
3 Roberto Clemente RF 3 Jim King RF
4 Frank Thomas LF 4 Ernie Banks SS
5 Jack Shepard C 5 Randy Jackson 3B
6 Dale Long 1B 6 Hank Sauer LF
7 Johnny O'Brien 2B 7 Eddie Miksis CF
8 Dick Groat SS 8 Harry Chiti C
9 Lino Donoso P 9 Howie Pollet P

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