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Friday, June 6, 1958,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 4,567, Time of Game: 2:23
Pirates
1
23-25
 Lost 5 
6th, 5½ GB
at Cubs
6
25-26
 Won 1 
5th, 5 GB
W: Dick Drott (3-2)
L: Vern Law (5-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  1
Cubs            1  1  0   3  0  0   0  1  X    6  9  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Virdon CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 .270 .716 0.023 0.66 0.065 -0.042 0.3 4 0 2B
Bob Skinner LF 3 1 1 0 1 1 .322 .868 0.022 0.66 0.049 -0.026 0.2 1 0
Dick Groat SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .310 .791 -0.151 0.83 0.000 -0.151 -1.9 2 2
Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .272 .734 0.068 0.61 0.112 -0.043 0.5 7 0 2B
Frank Thomas 3B 4 0 0 0 0 3 .314 .975 -0.064 0.61 0.000 -0.064 -0.8 0 1
Roberto Clemente RF 1 0 0 0 2 1 .286 .720 0.058 0.75 0.071 -0.013 0.7 3 0 SB
Bill Mazeroski 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .826 -0.081 0.97 0.000 -0.081 -1.1 0 1 GDP
Hank Foiles C 2 0 0 0 0 1 .202 .605 -0.047 0.85 0.000 -0.047 -0.5 7 2
   Roman Mejias PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .256 .784 -0.012 0.48 0.000 -0.012 -0.2
   Bob Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .310 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Vern Law P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .844 -0.034 1.21 0.000 -0.034 -0.3 0 0
   Bob Porterfield P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .143 -0.006 0.23 0.000 -0.006 -0.1 0 0
   Danny Kravitz PH-C 1 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .715 -0.007 0.27 0.000 -0.007 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 29 1 4 1 3 10 .138 .426 -0.231 0.71 0.297 -0.526 -3.4 24 6
2B: B Virdon (7, off D Drott); T Kluszewski (6, off D Drott).
TB: B Virdon 3; T Kluszewski 2; B Skinner.
GIDP: B Mazeroski (5).
RBI: T Kluszewski (22).
2-out RBI: T Kluszewski.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Mazeroski-D Groat-T Kluszewski.
E: H Foiles (2).
Baserunning
SB: R Clemente (3, 2nd base off D Drott/S Taylor).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Adams 2B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .321 .810 0.085 0.67 0.108 -0.023 0.5 3 1 3B
   Tony Taylor 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .170 .441 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Al Dark 3B 4 0 0 1 0 1 .291 .670 -0.036 0.52 0.000 -0.036 -0.7 0 0
Lee Walls RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .310 .933 -0.011 0.32 0.011 -0.022 -0.4 1 0
Ernie Banks SS 4 1 2 0 0 2 .325 1.049 0.002 0.34 0.027 -0.025 0.8 0 2 3B,2B
Walt Moryn LF 4 1 1 0 0 2 .287 .923 -0.005 0.54 0.032 -0.037 -0.5 2 0
Dale Long 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .272 .830 0.059 0.56 0.087 -0.027 1.1 4 0
Sammy Taylor C 4 2 2 1 0 1 .293 .770 0.113 0.67 0.118 -0.004 0.6 9 1 SB,GDP
Bobby Thomson CF 1 0 1 2 1 0 .280 .756 0.100 0.89 0.100 0.000 1.7 8 1 SF
Dick Drott P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .667 -0.038 0.37 0.000 -0.038 -1.0 0 1
Team Totals 32 6 9 6 1 9 .281 .732 0.269 0.54 0.483 -0.212 2.1 27 6
2B: E Banks (12, off V Law).
3B: E Banks (5, off B Smith); B Adams (2, off V Law).
SF: B Thomson (1, off V Law).
TB: E Banks 5; B Adams 3; S Taylor 2; L Walls; B Thomson; W Moryn; D Long.
GIDP: S Taylor (5).
RBI: B Thomson 2 (26); B Adams (4); S Taylor (17); D Long (27); A Dark (14).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. E Banks-B Adams-D Long; B Thomson-B Adams.
Outfield Assists: B Thomson (B Virdon at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: S Taylor (2, 2nd base off V Law/H Foiles).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vern Law, L (5-4) 3 8 5 4 0 4 0 5.19 17 29 -0.311 0.89 -3.9
Bob Porterfield 4 0 0 0 1 5 0 4.83 13 2 1 0.046 0.22 2.3
Bob Smith 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.81 4 0 0 -0.005 0.01 -0.5
Team Totals 8 9 6 5 1 9 0 5.62 34 29 2 1 -0.270 0.54 -2.1
V Law faced 4 batters in the 4th inning.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Drott, W (3-2) 9 4 1 1 3 10 0 4.35 32 82 0.230 0.71 3.4
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 3 10 0 1.00 32 82 0.230 0.71 3.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Dusty Boggess.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Bill Virdon CF 1 Bobby Adams 2B
2 Bob Skinner LF 2 Al Dark 3B
3 Dick Groat SS 3 Lee Walls RF
4 Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 Ernie Banks SS
5 Frank Thomas 3B 5 Walt Moryn LF
6 Roberto Clemente RF 6 Dale Long 1B
7 Bill Mazeroski 2B 7 Sammy Taylor C
8 Hank Foiles C 8 Bobby Thomson CF
9 Vern Law P 9 Dick Drott P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 0 12- OO PIT D. Groat D. Drott 12% 53% Double Play: Flyball: CF-2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- R PIT T. Kluszewski D. Drott -11% 41% Double to LF; Skinner Scores
b1 0-1 0 --- CHC B. Adams V. Law 10% 54% Triple to RF
b4 2-1 0 1-- CHC D. Long V. Law 8% 81% Single to RF; Moryn to 3B
b4 3-1 0 12- R CHC B. Thomson V. Law 7% 92% Single to LF; Taylor to 3B; Long Scores

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' Dick Drott facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT B. Virdon D. Drott -6% 44% Double to RF
t1 0-0 0 -2- PIT B. Skinner D. Drott -3% 41% Walk
t1 0-0 0 12- OO PIT D. Groat D. Drott 12% 53% Double Play: Flyball: CF-2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- R PIT T. Kluszewski D. Drott -11% 41% Double to LF; Skinner Scores
t1 1-0 2 -2- O PIT F. Thomas D. Drott 3% 44% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Vern Law facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- CHC B. Adams V. Law 10% 54% Triple to RF
b1 0-1 0 --3 RO CHC A. Dark V. Law -1% 53% Groundout: SS-1B; Adams Scores
b1 1-1 1 --- O CHC L. Walls V. Law -2% 51% Strikeout
b1 1-1 2 --- CHC E. Banks V. Law 2% 53% Double to LF
b1 1-1 2 -2- O CHC W. Moryn V. Law -3% 50% Strikeout (C-1B)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Dick Drott facing 6-7-8
t2 1-1 0 --- PIT R. Clemente D. Drott -4% 46% Walk
t2 1-1 0 1-- O PIT B. Mazeroski D. Drott 4% 50% Flyball: CF
t2 1-1 1 1-- PIT H. Foiles D. Drott -2% 48% Clemente Steals 2B
t2 1-1 1 -2- O PIT H. Foiles D. Drott 4% 52% Popfly: 2B
t2 1-1 2 -2- O PIT V. Law D. Drott 3% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Vern Law facing 6-7-8
b2 1-1 0 --- O CHC D. Long V. Law -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b2 1-1 1 --- CHC S. Taylor V. Law 3% 55% Single to RF
b2 1-1 1 1-- CHC B. Thomson V. Law 5% 60% Taylor Steals 2B; Taylor to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
b2 1-1 1 --3 RO CHC B. Thomson V. Law 2% 63% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Taylor Scores/unER
b2 2-1 2 --- O CHC D. Drott V. Law -1% 62% Popfly: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 2.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Dick Drott facing 1-2-3
t3 1-2 0 --- O PIT B. Virdon D. Drott 3% 64% Flyball: CF
t3 1-2 1 --- O PIT B. Skinner D. Drott 2% 66% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-2 2 --- O PIT D. Groat D. Drott 1% 67% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Vern Law facing 1-2-3
b3 2-1 0 --- O CHC B. Adams V. Law -2% 65% Strikeout
b3 2-1 1 --- O CHC A. Dark V. Law -1% 64% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 2-1 2 --- CHC L. Walls V. Law 1% 65% Single to LF
b3 2-1 2 1-- O CHC E. Banks V. Law -2% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 2.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Dick Drott facing 4-5-6
t4 1-2 0 --- O PIT T. Kluszewski D. Drott 3% 66% Flyball: CF
t4 1-2 1 --- O PIT F. Thomas D. Drott 2% 68% Strikeout
t4 1-2 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente D. Drott 1% 69% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Vern Law facing 5-6-7
b4 2-1 0 --- CHC W. Moryn V. Law 3% 72% Single to RF
b4 2-1 0 1-- CHC D. Long V. Law 8% 81% Single to RF; Moryn to 3B
b4 2-1 0 1-3 R CHC S. Taylor V. Law 4% 85% Single to CF; Long to 2B; Moryn Scores
b4 3-1 0 12- R CHC B. Thomson V. Law 7% 92% Single to LF; Taylor to 3B; Long Scores
Bob Porterfield replaces Vern Law pitching and batting 9th
b4 4-1 0 1-3 O CHC D. Drott B. Porterfield -2% 90% Strikeout
b4 4-1 1 1-3 RO CHC B. Adams B. Porterfield 1% 91% Foul Flyball: RF; Taylor Scores
b4 5-1 2 1-- O CHC A. Dark B. Porterfield -1% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 5.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-5, Cubs' Dick Drott facing 7-8-9
t5 1-5 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski D. Drott 2% 92% Flyball: LF
t5 1-5 1 --- O PIT H. Foiles D. Drott 1% 93% Strikeout (C-1B)
t5 1-5 2 --- O PIT B. Porterfield D. Drott 1% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-1, Pirates' Bob Porterfield facing 3-4-5
b5 5-1 0 --- O CHC L. Walls B. Porterfield -1% 93% Flyball: RF
b5 5-1 1 --- O CHC E. Banks B. Porterfield -0% 93% Strikeout (C-1B)
b5 5-1 2 --- O CHC W. Moryn B. Porterfield -0% 92% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 5.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-5, Cubs' Dick Drott facing 1-2-3
t6 1-5 0 --- O PIT B. Virdon D. Drott 2% 94% Strikeout Looking
t6 1-5 1 --- PIT B. Skinner D. Drott -2% 92% Single to CF
t6 1-5 1 1-- O PIT D. Groat D. Drott 2% 94% Flyball: RF
t6 1-5 2 1-- O PIT T. Kluszewski D. Drott 1% 95% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-1, Pirates' Bob Porterfield facing 6-7-8
b6 5-1 0 --- O CHC D. Long B. Porterfield -0% 95% Flyball: RF
b6 5-1 1 --- O CHC S. Taylor B. Porterfield -0% 95% Strikeout
b6 5-1 2 --- CHC B. Thomson B. Porterfield 0% 95% Walk
b6 5-1 2 1-- O CHC D. Drott B. Porterfield -0% 95% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 5.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-5, Cubs' Dick Drott facing 5-6-7
t7 1-5 0 --- O PIT F. Thomas D. Drott 1% 96% Flyball: CF
t7 1-5 1 --- PIT R. Clemente D. Drott -2% 94% Walk
t7 1-5 1 1-- OO PIT B. Mazeroski D. Drott 3% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-1, Pirates' Bob Porterfield facing 1-2-3
b7 5-1 0 --- O CHC B. Adams B. Porterfield -0% 97% Flyball: CF
b7 5-1 1 --- O CHC A. Dark B. Porterfield -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
b7 5-1 2 --- O CHC L. Walls B. Porterfield -0% 97% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 5.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-5, Cubs' Dick Drott facing 8-9-1
Tony Taylor replaces Bobby Adams playing 2B batting 1st
Roman Mejias pinch hits for Hank Foiles (C) batting 8th
t8 1-5 0 --- O PIT R. Mejias D. Drott 1% 98% Strikeout
Danny Kravitz pinch hits for Bob Porterfield (P) batting 9th
t8 1-5 1 --- O PIT D. Kravitz D. Drott 1% 99% Groundout: P-1B
t8 1-5 2 --- PIT B. Virdon D. Drott -1% 98% Single
t8 1-5 2 1-- O PIT B. Skinner D. Drott 1% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-1, Pirates' Bob Smith facing 4-5-6
Bob Smith replaces Roman Mejias (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Danny Kravitz moves from PH to C
b8 5-1 0 --- CHC E. Banks B. Smith 1% 99% Triple to CF
b8 5-1 0 --3 O CHC W. Moryn B. Smith -0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 5-1 1 --3 R CHC D. Long B. Smith 0% 100% Fielder's Choice SS; Banks Scores
b8 6-1 1 1-- OO CHC S. Taylor B. Smith -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 6.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-6, Cubs' Dick Drott facing 3-4-5
t9 1-6 0 --- O PIT D. Groat D. Drott 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 1-6 1 --- O PIT T. Kluszewski D. Drott 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 1-6 2 --- O PIT F. Thomas D. Drott 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 6.

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