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Scores
Standings
KCA
@BAL
3
2
CHW
@BOS
4
5
CLE
@NYY
0
10
DET
@WSH
11
12
PIT
@CHC
6
7
PHI
@CIN
6
4
BRO
@MLN
6
8
BRO
@MLN
5
6
NYG
@STL
5
7
Friday, July 13, 1956,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 6,958, Time of Game: 2:13
Pirates
6
37-39
 Lost 1 
5th, 8 GB
at Cubs
7
32-42
 Won 1 
7th, 12 GB
W: Turk Lown (3-3)
L: Bob Friend (11-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         3  1  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    6 12  0
Cubs            1  0  0   4  0  0   2  0  X    7 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
Bill Virdon CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .286 .339 .413 .752 6 0
Dick Groat SS 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .282 .325 .323 .648 1 3 2B
Bob Skinner LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .223 .314 .350 .663 0 0 2·3B
   Dick Cole 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .230 .288 .295 .583 0 0
Dale Long 1B 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .303 .368 .582 .951 6 0 IW
Frank Thomas 3B-LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .283 .334 .479 .814 2 1
Roberto Clemente RF 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .305 .336 .423 .759 2 2 3B
Jack Shepard C 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .237 .294 .473 .767 4 0 2B
Bill Mazeroski 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .143 .182 .143 .325 2 1
   Lee Walls PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .296 .355 .508 .863
   Johnny O'Brien 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .176 .222 .188 .410 0 0
Bob Friend P 3 1 2 2 0 0 3 .151 .167 .208 .374 1 0 HR
   Jerry Lynch PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .182 .182 .364 .545
   Cholly Naranjo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 0 0
Team Totals 39 6 12 4 1 4 40 .308 .325 .590 .915 24 7
2B: D Groat (9); J Shepard (7).
3B: B Skinner 2 (2); R Clemente (3).
HR: B Friend (1).
IBB: D Long (9).
TB: B Skinner 6; B Friend 5; R Clemente 5; D Groat 3; J Shepard 2; F Thomas; B Virdon.
RBI: B Skinner 2 (13); B Friend 2 (5).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Groat-B Mazeroski.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Ed Winceniak 3B 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .118 .167 .118 .284 2 1
Gene Baker 2B 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .268 .329 .393 .722 1 4
Dee Fondy 1B 4 2 3 1 0 0 4 .290 .304 .372 .676 7 0 3B
Ernie Banks SS 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .285 .360 .594 .954 2 0
Walt Moryn RF 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .286 .355 .455 .809 1 0
Jim King LF 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .239 .296 .413 .709 7 1
Eddie Miksis CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .248 .313 .404 .716 2 0
Harry Chiti C 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .232 .297 .439 .736 5 0
Warren Hacker P 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .147 .147 .147 .294 0 0
   Turk Lown P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .556 .636 1.111 1.747 0 0
Team Totals 36 7 15 7 1 4 37 .417 .432 .472 .905 27 6
3B: D Fondy (4).
TB: D Fondy 5; W Moryn 3; J King 2; E Banks 2; G Baker 2; E Miksis; W Hacker; H Chiti.
RBI: E Banks 2 (52); H Chiti (12); D Fondy (25); E Miksis (20); W Hacker (4); J King (25).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. J King-H Chiti.
E: E Winceniak (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bob Friend, L (11-8) 7 15 7 7 0 2 0 3.28 33 21
Cholly Naranjo 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 13.50 4
Team Totals 8 15 7 7 1 4 0 7.88 37 21

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Warren Hacker 6.1 11 6 5 0 3 1 5.40 29 32
Turk Lown, W (3-3) 2.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.31 11
Team Totals 9 12 6 5 1 4 1 5.00 40 32
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: T Lown (9).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Babe Pinelli, 2B - Dusty Boggess, 3B - Hal Dixon.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: 6,958.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Bill Virdon CF 1 Ed Winceniak 3B
2 Dick Groat SS 2 Gene Baker 2B
3 Bob Skinner LF 3 Dee Fondy 1B
4 Dale Long 1B 4 Ernie Banks SS
5 Frank Thomas 3B 5 Walt Moryn RF
6 Roberto Clemente RF 6 Jim King LF
7 Jack Shepard C 7 Eddie Miksis CF
8 Bill Mazeroski 2B 8 Harry Chiti C
9 Bob Friend P 9 Warren Hacker P

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