Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > Aug 19, 1958, Pirates at Cubs Box Score and Play by Play

View a short video showing advanced box score features / click orange/red text for additional info

Scores
Standings
KCA
@BAL
4
1
KCA
@BAL
6
4
CHW
@BOS
7
1
CLE
@NYY
8
6
DET
@WSH
1
3
PIT
@CHC
4
3
MLN
@LAD
1
4
MLN
@LAD
2
7
CIN
@SFG
3
4
 
(10)
PHI
@STL
4
5
Tuesday, August 19, 1958,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 12,929, Time of Game: 2:34
Pirates
4
63-55
 Won 1 
2nd, 6½ GB
at Cubs
3
55-64
 Lost 3 
6th, 15 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  2  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    4  9  2
Cubs            1  0  0   1  0  1   0  0  0    3  8  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Virdon CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .275 .337 .404 .742 0.024 0.89 0.070 -0.046 0.4 2 0
Roberto Clemente RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .280 .325 .387 .711 -0.041 1.17 0.047 -0.087 -0.6 4 1 SB
Dick Stuart 1B 4 1 2 2 0 1 4 .250 .301 .549 .850 0.214 1.18 0.291 -0.077 1.2 6 2 HR,GDP
Bob Skinner LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .317 .388 .468 .855 -0.064 0.92 0.018 -0.082 -0.6 1 0
Frank Thomas 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .298 .355 .585 .941 0.005 0.83 0.066 -0.060 -0.0 2 1 2B
Bill Mazeroski 2B 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .284 .316 .450 .765 0.176 0.77 0.187 -0.011 1.9 1 1 HR
Dick Groat SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .286 .316 .388 .705 -0.105 1.05 0.000 -0.105 -1.2 0 2
Hank Foiles C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .202 .306 .330 .636 -0.080 0.81 0.000 -0.080 -0.8 4 0
Curt Raydon P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .162 .000 .162 -0.024 0.48 0.000 -0.024 -0.2 2 0
   John Powers PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .215 .301 .277 .578 -0.018 0.71 0.000 -0.018 -0.2
   Bob Porterfield P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .083 .000 .083 -0.017 0.62 0.000 -0.017 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 9 4 1 6 36 .257 .278 .457 .735 0.070 0.91 0.679 -0.607 -0.4 * 7
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: F Thomas (22, off T Phillips).
HR: B Mazeroski (15, off T Phillips, 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to CF); D Stuart (10, off T Phillips, 6th inn, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: D Stuart 5; B Mazeroski 4; F Thomas 3; B Virdon 2; B Skinner; R Clemente.
GIDP: D Stuart (4).
RBI: B Mazeroski 2 (56); D Stuart 2 (33).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
E: H Foiles (5); F Thomas (20).
Outfield Assists: R Clemente (D Long at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: R Clemente (5, 2nd base off T Phillips/S Taylor).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tony Taylor 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .239 .299 .313 .612 0.018 1.18 0.115 -0.097 0.5 5 2 SB
   Jim Bolger PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .235 .279 .327 .605 0.051 1.77 0.051 0.000 0.1
Al Dark 3B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .306 .348 .373 .720 -0.029 1.53 0.072 -0.101 -0.6 1 3
   Lou Jackson PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .207 .357 .564 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Lee Walls RF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .304 .369 .501 .870 -0.219 1.97 0.016 -0.235 -0.8 0 0
Ernie Banks SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .313 .363 .626 .989 0.092 1.20 0.132 -0.040 0.3 0 4
Walt Moryn LF 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .260 .342 .491 .833 -0.008 1.98 0.108 -0.116 0.2 2 0
Bobby Thomson CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .285 .353 .478 .832 -0.189 2.27 0.000 -0.189 -1.1 1 0
Dale Long 1B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .272 .359 .454 .813 0.050 1.77 0.171 -0.121 0.7 7 0 2B
Sammy Taylor C 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .285 .346 .410 .756 0.023 2.10 0.135 -0.112 0.6 6 0 IW
Taylor Phillips P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .058 .093 .058 .150 -0.114 2.27 0.000 -0.114 -1.0 0 1
   Glen Hobbie P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .143 .159 .143 .302 -0.041 1.49 0.000 -0.041 -0.2 0 0
   Chuck Tanner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .213 .273 .344 .617 -0.064 2.58 0.000 -0.064 -0.2
Team Totals 34 3 8 2 5 4 39 .235 .333 .265 .598 -0.430 1.77 0.800 -1.230 -1.4 * 10
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: D Long (22, off C Raydon).
IBB: S Taylor (4, by C Raydon).
TB: D Long 2; S Taylor 2; E Banks; L Walls; W Moryn; T Taylor; J Bolger.
RBI: S Taylor (34); D Long (61).
2-out RBI: S Taylor; D Long.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Banks-T Taylor-D Long.
E: E Banks (27).
Baserunning
SB: T Taylor (15, 2nd base off C Raydon/H Foiles).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Curt Raydon, W (7-3) 6 6 3 2 4 3 0 3.15 27 49 -0.012 1.31 -0.1
Bob Porterfield, S (4) 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 3.51 12 0 0 0.441 2.85 1.5
Team Totals 9 8 3 2 5 4 0 2.00 39 49 0 0 0.429 1.77 1.4

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Taylor Phillips, L (6-7) 5.1 7 4 4 0 3 2 4.80 22 41 -0.248 0.97 -1.6
Glen Hobbie 3.2 2 0 0 1 3 0 3.67 14 1 0 0.178 0.82 2.0
Team Totals 9 9 4 4 1 6 2 4.00 36 41 1 0 -0.070 0.91 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: C Raydon (4; S Taylor).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Vinnie Smith, 1B - Frank Dascoli, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Shag Crawford.
Time of Game: 2:34.
Attendance: 12,929.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

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

Win Probability Chart

Explanation of WPA  · Mouse over chart for play descriptions  · See below chart for tools  · Direct Link in URL Bar

Clear Chart
Big Plays
Scoring Plays
Fix Chart in View While Scrolling

Hold mouse over play on chart to see description of play.
Leverage is shown below the chart Low to High.

Top 5 Plays

View Pitches · wWE and wWPA Explanation
Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 2-2 1 1-- RR PIT D. Stuart T. Phillips 27% 77% Home Run; Clemente Scores
b9 3-4 2 12- O CHC L. Walls B. Porterfield 17% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b4 1-2 2 12- R CHC D. Long C. Raydon -16% 43% Double to RF; Moryn to 3B; Banks Scores
t2 0-1 0 -2- RR PIT B. Mazeroski T. Phillips 15% 61% Home Run; Thomas Scores
b6 2-4 2 -2- R CHC S. Taylor C. Raydon -12% 66% Single (LF-CF); Moryn 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' Taylor Phillips facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT B. Virdon T. Phillips 4% 54% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- O PIT R. Clemente T. Phillips -3% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- O PIT D. Stuart T. Phillips -2% 48% Strikeout, Clemente Steals 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- O PIT B. Skinner T. Phillips -3% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Curt Raydon facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHC T. Taylor C. Raydon -4% 42% Single
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CHC A. Dark C. Raydon 3% 45% Foul Flyball: 1B
b1 0-0 1 1-- R CHC L. Walls C. Raydon -8% 37% Taylor Steals 2B; Taylor Scores/Adv on E2 (throw to 2B)/Adv on E5 (throw to 3B)/unER
b1 1-0 1 --- O CHC L. Walls C. Raydon 1% 38% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 1-0 2 --- O CHC E. Banks C. Raydon 1% 39% Foul Flyball: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Taylor Phillips facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- PIT F. Thomas T. Phillips 7% 46% Double to LF
t2 0-1 0 -2- RR PIT B. Mazeroski T. Phillips 15% 61% Home Run; Thomas Scores
t2 2-1 0 --- O PIT D. Groat T. Phillips -2% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 2-1 1 --- O PIT H. Foiles T. Phillips -1% 57% Groundout: P-1B
t2 2-1 2 --- O PIT C. Raydon T. Phillips -1% 56% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Curt Raydon facing 5-6-7
b2 1-2 0 --- O CHC W. Moryn C. Raydon 2% 59% Strikeout
b2 1-2 1 --- O CHC B. Thomson C. Raydon 2% 60% Popfly: 3B
b2 1-2 2 --- CHC D. Long C. Raydon -1% 59% Walk
b2 1-2 2 1-- O CHC S. Taylor C. Raydon 3% 62% Single to RF; Long out at 3B/RF-3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Taylor Phillips facing 1-2-3
t3 2-1 0 --- PIT B. Virdon T. Phillips 3% 65% Single to LF
t3 2-1 0 1-- O PIT R. Clemente T. Phillips -3% 62% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 2-1 1 1-- OO PIT D. Stuart T. Phillips -5% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Curt Raydon facing 9-1-2
b3 1-2 0 --- O CHC T. Phillips C. Raydon 3% 60% Strikeout
b3 1-2 1 --- O CHC T. Taylor C. Raydon 2% 62% Popfly: 2B
b3 1-2 2 --- O CHC A. Dark C. Raydon 1% 63% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Taylor Phillips facing 4-5-6
t4 2-1 0 --- O PIT B. Skinner T. Phillips -2% 61% Popfly: 3B
t4 2-1 1 --- O PIT F. Thomas T. Phillips -2% 59% Flyball: LF
t4 2-1 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski T. Phillips -1% 58% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Pirates' Curt Raydon facing 3-4-5
b4 1-2 0 --- O CHC L. Walls C. Raydon 3% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-2 1 --- CHC E. Banks C. Raydon -3% 57% Walk
b4 1-2 1 1-- CHC W. Moryn C. Raydon -5% 53% Walk; Banks to 2B
b4 1-2 1 12- O CHC B. Thomson C. Raydon 6% 59% Flyball: RF
b4 1-2 2 12- R CHC D. Long C. Raydon -16% 43% Double to RF; Moryn to 3B; Banks Scores
b4 2-2 2 -23 CHC S. Taylor C. Raydon -2% 41% Intentional Walk
b4 2-2 2 123 O CHC T. Phillips C. Raydon 9% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 2.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Taylor Phillips facing 7-8-9
t5 2-2 0 --- O PIT D. Groat T. Phillips -3% 47% Strikeout
t5 2-2 1 --- O PIT H. Foiles T. Phillips -2% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-2 2 --- O PIT C. Raydon T. Phillips -1% 43% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Pirates' Curt Raydon facing 1-2-3
b5 2-2 0 --- O CHC T. Taylor C. Raydon 3% 46% Flyball: CF
b5 2-2 1 --- O CHC A. Dark C. Raydon 2% 49% Groundout: 1B-P
b5 2-2 2 --- CHC L. Walls C. Raydon -2% 47% Single
b5 2-2 2 1-- O CHC E. Banks C. Raydon 3% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 2.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Taylor Phillips facing 1-2-3
t6 2-2 0 --- O PIT B. Virdon T. Phillips -3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 2-2 1 --- PIT R. Clemente T. Phillips 4% 50% Single
t6 2-2 1 1-- RR PIT D. Stuart T. Phillips 27% 77% Home Run; Clemente Scores
t6 4-2 1 --- PIT B. Skinner T. Phillips 2% 79% Single
Glen Hobbie replaces Taylor Phillips pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-2 1 1-- O PIT F. Thomas G. Hobbie -2% 77% Single/runner struck by batted ball and is out; Skinner out at 2B/2B
t6 4-2 2 1-- PIT B. Mazeroski G. Hobbie 1% 78% Walk; Thomas to 2B
t6 4-2 2 12- O PIT D. Groat G. Hobbie -3% 75% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-4, Pirates' Curt Raydon facing 5-6-7
b6 2-4 0 --- CHC W. Moryn C. Raydon -6% 69% Single
b6 2-4 0 1-- O CHC B. Thomson C. Raydon 3% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B; Moryn to 2B
b6 2-4 1 -2- O CHC D. Long C. Raydon 5% 78% Lineout: RF
b6 2-4 2 -2- R CHC S. Taylor C. Raydon -12% 66% Single (LF-CF); Moryn Scores
b6 3-4 2 1-- O CHC G. Hobbie C. Raydon 4% 70% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 3.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-3, Cubs' Glen Hobbie facing 8-9-1
t7 4-3 0 --- O PIT H. Foiles G. Hobbie -2% 68% Popfly: 2B
John Powers pinch hits for Curt Raydon (P) batting 9th
t7 4-3 1 --- O PIT J. Powers G. Hobbie -2% 66% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t7 4-3 2 --- O PIT B. Virdon G. Hobbie -1% 65% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-4, Pirates' Bob Porterfield facing 1-2-3
Bob Porterfield replaces John Powers (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-4 0 --- O CHC T. Taylor B. Porterfield 5% 69% Strikeout
b7 3-4 1 --- O CHC A. Dark B. Porterfield 3% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-4 2 --- O CHC L. Walls B. Porterfield 2% 75% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 3.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-3, Cubs' Glen Hobbie facing 2-3-4
t8 4-3 0 --- O PIT R. Clemente G. Hobbie -2% 73% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t8 4-3 1 --- PIT D. Stuart G. Hobbie 2% 75% Single
t8 4-3 1 1-- O PIT B. Skinner G. Hobbie -3% 73% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t8 4-3 2 1-- O PIT F. Thomas G. Hobbie -2% 70% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-4, Pirates' Bob Porterfield facing 4-5-6
b8 3-4 0 --- CHC E. Banks B. Porterfield -10% 60% Single
b8 3-4 0 1-- O CHC W. Moryn B. Porterfield 9% 69% Flyball: RF
b8 3-4 1 1-- O CHC B. Thomson B. Porterfield 8% 77% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b8 3-4 2 1-- O CHC D. Long B. Porterfield 7% 84% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 3.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-3, Cubs' Glen Hobbie facing 6-7-8
t9 4-3 0 --- PIT B. Mazeroski G. Hobbie 2% 86% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t9 4-3 0 1-- O PIT D. Groat G. Hobbie -2% 84% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t9 4-3 1 1-- O PIT H. Foiles G. Hobbie -2% 82% Strikeout
t9 4-3 2 1-- O PIT B. Porterfield G. Hobbie -2% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-4, Pirates' Bob Porterfield facing 8-9-1
b9 3-4 0 --- O CHC S. Taylor B. Porterfield 9% 89% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
Chuck Tanner pinch hits for Glen Hobbie (P) batting 9th
b9 3-4 1 --- O CHC C. Tanner B. Porterfield 6% 95% Groundout: Unknown out on play
Jim Bolger pinch hits for Tony Taylor (2B) batting 1st
b9 3-4 2 --- CHC J. Bolger B. Porterfield -5% 90% Single
b9 3-4 2 1-- CHC A. Dark B. Porterfield -7% 83% Walk; Bolger to 2B
Lou Jackson pinch runs for Al Dark (3B) batting 2nd
b9 3-4 2 12- O CHC L. Walls B. Porterfield 17% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Cubs 3.

Retrosheet.org Boxscore:CHN195808190
BackToBaseball.com Game Playback

  • Score- The score from the perspective of the batting team.
  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

Box scores and play-by-play outputs produced by Sports Reference LLC. All Rights Reserved.