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Standings
DET
@BAL
1
3
DET
@BAL
4
3
CLE
@BOS
10
13
CHW
@NYY
5
2
KCA
@WSH
2
3
 
(10)
PIT
@CHC
3
1
PIT
@CHC
3
7
PHI
@CIN
5
0
BRO
@MLN
7
1
NYG
@STL
1
6
Saturday, September 14, 1957,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 6,170, Time of Game: 2:03
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Pirates
3
58-86
 Lost 1 
7th, 28½ GB
at Cubs
7
54-87
 Won 1 
8th, 31 GB
W: Jim Brosnan (4-5)
S: Turk Lown (11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  3   0  0  0    3  8  0
Cubs            1  0  0   1  0  3   0  2  X    7  7  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Paul Smith RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .246 .308 .328 .637 -0.023 1.01 0.081 -0.105 -0.2 2 0 CS
Bill Virdon CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .254 .293 .386 .679 -0.039 1.08 0.044 -0.082 -0.4 2 0
Gene Baker SS 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .255 .318 .357 .674 0.029 1.14 0.104 -0.075 0.4 2 2
Bob Skinner LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .301 .372 .464 .836 0.185 1.00 0.222 -0.037 1.0 1 0 2B
Frank Thomas 1B 3 0 2 1 1 1 4 .289 .335 .452 .787 0.181 1.58 0.250 -0.068 1.2 10 1 2B
Gene Freese 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .292 .329 .416 .746 0.001 1.23 0.078 -0.076 -0.2 0 1
Bill Mazeroski 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .286 .323 .409 .732 -0.134 1.27 0.000 -0.134 -1.2 4 3
Hardy Peterson C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .308 .410 .500 .910 -0.091 1.52 0.043 -0.134 -0.7 1 1 GDP
   John Powers PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .304 .370 .522 .892 -0.001 0.04 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
Whammy Douglas P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .063 .063 .063 .125 -0.087 1.76 0.000 -0.087 -0.8 2 1 GDP
   Dee Fondy PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .319 .360 .395 .755 -0.031 1.21 0.000 -0.031 -0.2
   Johnny O'Brien P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .333 .364 .697 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Roberto Clemente PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .281 .342 .623 -0.013 0.51 0.000 -0.013 -0.1
   Bob Purkey P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .116 .170 .209 .380 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 8 3 3 5 35 .250 .314 .313 .627 -0.023 1.17 0.822 -0.843 -1.3 24 9
2B: B Skinner (10, off D Hillman); F Thomas (29, off D Hillman).
TB: F Thomas 3; B Skinner 3; P Smith 2; G Freese; G Baker.
GIDP: W Douglas (3); H Peterson (4).
RBI: F Thomas (82); G Baker (44); B Skinner (41).
2-out RBI: F Thomas; B Skinner; G Baker.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Baserunning
CS: P Smith (2, 2nd base by D Hillman/J Fanning).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Speake CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .234 .298 .413 .711 -0.071 0.56 0.000 -0.071 -1.0 3 0 CS
Bobby Adams 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .253 .318 .348 .666 0.023 0.81 0.064 -0.041 -0.1 1 2
Ernie Banks SS 3 4 3 3 1 0 4 .281 .353 .577 .930 0.344 0.95 0.344 0.000 3.6 1 3 3·HR
Dale Long 1B 3 2 2 3 1 0 4 .290 .372 .467 .839 0.318 1.04 0.327 -0.009 2.5 9 0 HR
Walt Moryn RF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .291 .347 .448 .796 0.005 0.56 0.037 -0.032 1.2 2 0 2B
Eddie Haas LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .143 .143 .286 -0.051 0.72 0.000 -0.051 -0.8 1 0
   Lee Walls LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .238 .290 .341 .632 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.4 0 0
Bobby Morgan 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .287 .281 .568 -0.033 0.45 0.007 -0.039 -0.8 3 4
Jim Fanning C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .148 .175 .164 .339 -0.014 0.47 0.021 -0.035 -0.4 6 1
Dave Hillman P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .111 .000 .111 -0.034 0.72 0.000 -0.034 -0.5 1 0
   Jim Brosnan P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .300 .474 .774 -0.010 0.38 0.000 -0.010 -0.2 0 0
   Turk Lown P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .300 .222 .522 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 7 7 7 5 1 35 .233 .343 .667 1.010 0.475 0.67 0.800 -0.324 3.2 27 10
2B: W Moryn (28, off B Purkey).
HR: E Banks 3 (40, 2 off W Douglas, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs; 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out, 1 off B Purkey, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs); D Long (17, off J O'Brien, 6th inn, 2 on, 0 outs).
TB: E Banks 12; D Long 5; W Moryn 2; B Morgan.
RBI: E Banks 3 (95); D Long 3 (56); W Moryn (77).
2-out RBI: E Banks.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Adams-B Morgan-D Long; E Banks-B Morgan-D Long.
Baserunning
CS: B Speake (5, 2nd base by W Douglas/H Peterson).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Whammy Douglas 5 3 2 2 2 1 2 2.89 19 52 -0.015 0.67 0.4
Johnny O'Brien, BS (1), L (0-3) 1 2 3 3 2 0 1 6.38 7 0 0 -0.440 1.28 -2.5
Bob Purkey 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 3.88 9 0 0 -0.022 0.19 -1.0
Team Totals 8 7 7 7 5 1 4 7.88 35 52 0 0 -0.477 0.67 -3.2

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Hillman 5.2 7 3 3 2 2 0 4.16 23 43 -0.168 1.23 -0.4
Jim Brosnan, W (4-5) 1.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.65 6 1 0 0.097 1.07 0.8
Turk Lown, S (11) 1.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.38 6 1 0 0.093 1.05 1.0
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 3 5 0 3.00 35 43 2 0 0.022 1.17 1.3
Balks: None.
WP: D Hillman (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Vic Delmore, 2B - Vinnie Smith, 3B - Jocko Conlan.
Time of Game: 2:03.
Attendance: 6,170.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Paul Smith RF 1 Bob Speake CF
2 Bill Virdon CF 2 Bobby Adams 3B
3 Gene Baker SS 3 Ernie Banks SS
4 Bob Skinner LF 4 Dale Long 1B
5 Frank Thomas 1B 5 Walt Moryn RF
6 Gene Freese 3B 6 Eddie Haas LF
7 Bill Mazeroski 2B 7 Bobby Morgan 2B
8 Hardy Peterson C 8 Jim Fanning C
9 Whammy Douglas P 9 Dave Hillman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 2-3 0 12- RRR CHC D. Long J. O'Brien 31% 85% Home Run; Adams Scores; Banks Scores
t6 1-2 2 1-- R PIT B. Skinner D. Hillman -19% 52% Double; Baker Scores
t6 2-2 2 -2- R PIT F. Thomas D. Hillman -17% 35% Double; Skinner Scores
t5 0-2 1 12- OO PIT H. Peterson D. Hillman 11% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- R CHC E. Banks W. Douglas 11% 78% Home Run

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, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT P. Smith D. Hillman -4% 46% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- O PIT B. Virdon D. Hillman 6% 52% Smith Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT B. Virdon D. Hillman 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O PIT G. Baker D. Hillman 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Whammy Douglas facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Speake W. Douglas -2% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Adams W. Douglas -2% 51% Flyball: P
b1 0-0 2 --- R CHC E. Banks W. Douglas 11% 62% Home Run
b1 1-0 2 --- O CHC D. Long W. Douglas -1% 61% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O PIT B. Skinner D. Hillman 2% 63% Flyball: 1B
t2 0-1 1 --- PIT F. Thomas D. Hillman -3% 61% Walk
t2 0-1 1 1-- O PIT G. Freese D. Hillman 3% 64% Flyball: RF
t2 0-1 2 1-- O PIT B. Mazeroski D. Hillman 2% 66% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Whammy Douglas facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- O CHC W. Moryn W. Douglas -2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- O CHC E. Haas W. Douglas -1% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- O CHC B. Morgan W. Douglas -1% 62% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- PIT H. Peterson D. Hillman -4% 57% Walk
t3 0-1 0 1-- OO PIT W. Douglas D. Hillman 9% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O PIT P. Smith D. Hillman 1% 67% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Whammy Douglas facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- O CHC J. Fanning W. Douglas -2% 65% Groundout: P-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O CHC D. Hillman W. Douglas -1% 64% Strikeout
b3 1-0 2 --- O CHC B. Speake W. Douglas -1% 63% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- O PIT B. Virdon D. Hillman 3% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- O PIT G. Baker D. Hillman 2% 68% Flyball: C
t4 0-1 2 --- O PIT B. Skinner D. Hillman 1% 69% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Whammy Douglas facing 2-3-4
b4 1-0 0 --- O CHC B. Adams W. Douglas -2% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- R CHC E. Banks W. Douglas 11% 78% Home Run
b4 2-0 1 --- CHC D. Long W. Douglas 2% 80% Single
b4 2-0 1 1-- CHC W. Moryn W. Douglas 2% 82% Walk; Long to 2B
b4 2-0 1 12- O CHC E. Haas W. Douglas -3% 79% Flyball: SS
b4 2-0 2 12- O CHC B. Morgan W. Douglas -3% 76% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 5-6-7
t5 0-2 0 --- PIT F. Thomas D. Hillman -5% 71% Single
t5 0-2 0 1-- PIT G. Freese D. Hillman -8% 64% Single; Thomas to 2B
t5 0-2 0 12- O PIT B. Mazeroski D. Hillman 7% 71% Strikeout
t5 0-2 1 12- OO PIT H. Peterson D. Hillman 11% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Whammy Douglas facing 8-9-1
b5 2-0 0 --- CHC J. Fanning W. Douglas 2% 84% Walk
b5 2-0 0 1-- O CHC D. Hillman W. Douglas -2% 82% Flyball: 1B
b5 2-0 1 1-- O CHC B. Speake W. Douglas -2% 80% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 2-0 2 1-- O CHC B. Adams W. Douglas -1% 79% Speake Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 9-1-2
Dee Fondy pinch hits for Whammy Douglas (P) batting 9th
t6 0-2 0 --- O PIT D. Fondy D. Hillman 3% 82% Flyball: P
t6 0-2 1 --- PIT P. Smith D. Hillman -4% 78% Single
t6 0-2 1 1-- O PIT B. Virdon D. Hillman 4% 82% Flyball: CF
t6 0-2 2 1-- PIT G. Baker D. Hillman -1% 81% Wild Pitch; Smith to 2B
t6 0-2 2 -2- R PIT G. Baker D. Hillman -10% 71% Single; Smith Scores
t6 1-2 2 1-- R PIT B. Skinner D. Hillman -19% 52% Double; Baker Scores
t6 2-2 2 -2- R PIT F. Thomas D. Hillman -17% 35% Double; Skinner Scores
Jim Brosnan replaces Dave Hillman pitching and batting 9th
t6 3-2 2 -2- O PIT G. Freese J. Brosnan 4% 39% Flyball: 3B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Pirates' Johnny O'Brien facing 2-3-4
Johnny O'Brien replaces Dee Fondy (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 2-3 0 --- CHC B. Adams J. O'Brien 6% 45% Walk
b6 2-3 0 1-- CHC E. Banks J. O'Brien 10% 55% Walk; Adams to 2B
b6 2-3 0 12- RRR CHC D. Long J. O'Brien 31% 85% Home Run; Adams Scores; Banks Scores
b6 5-3 0 --- O CHC W. Moryn J. O'Brien -1% 84% Flyball: 1B
b6 5-3 1 --- O CHC E. Haas J. O'Brien -1% 83% Flyball: LF
b6 5-3 2 --- CHC B. Morgan J. O'Brien 1% 84% Single
b6 5-3 2 1-- O CHC J. Fanning J. O'Brien -1% 83% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Cubs 5.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-5, Cubs' Jim Brosnan facing 7-8-9
t7 3-5 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski J. Brosnan 3% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 3-5 1 --- O PIT H. Peterson J. Brosnan 2% 88% Flyball: LF
Roberto Clemente pinch hits for Johnny O'Brien (P) batting 9th
t7 3-5 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente J. Brosnan 1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-3, Pirates' Bob Purkey facing 9-1-2
Bob Purkey replaces Roberto Clemente (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-3 0 --- O CHC J. Brosnan B. Purkey -1% 88% Flyball: 2B
b7 5-3 1 --- O CHC B. Speake B. Purkey -1% 88% Flyball: 1B
b7 5-3 2 --- O CHC B. Adams B. Purkey -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Cubs 5.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-5, Cubs' Jim Brosnan facing 1-2-3
Lee Walls replaces Eddie Haas playing LF batting 6th
t8 3-5 0 --- O PIT P. Smith J. Brosnan 4% 91% Strikeout
t8 3-5 1 --- PIT B. Virdon J. Brosnan -4% 86% Walk
Turk Lown replaces Jim Brosnan pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-5 1 1-- O PIT G. Baker T. Lown 5% 91% Strikeout
t8 3-5 2 1-- PIT B. Skinner T. Lown -3% 87% Single; Virdon to 2B
t8 3-5 2 12- O PIT F. Thomas T. Lown 7% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-3, Pirates' Bob Purkey facing 3-4-5
b8 5-3 0 --- R CHC E. Banks B. Purkey 3% 97% Home Run
b8 6-3 0 --- CHC D. Long B. Purkey 0% 98% Walk
b8 6-3 0 1-- R CHC W. Moryn B. Purkey 1% 99% Double; Long Scores
b8 7-3 0 -2- O CHC L. Walls B. Purkey -0% 99% Flyball: 1B
b8 7-3 1 -2- O CHC B. Morgan B. Purkey -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 7-3 2 -2- O CHC J. Fanning B. Purkey -0% 99% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Cubs 7.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-7, Cubs' Turk Lown facing 6-7-8
t9 3-7 0 --- O PIT G. Freese T. Lown 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 3-7 1 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski T. Lown 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
John Powers pinch hits for Hardy Peterson (C) batting 8th
t9 3-7 2 --- O PIT J. Powers T. Lown 0% 100% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Cubs 7.

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