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Standings
WSA
@BAL
3
6
 
(11)
CLE
@BOS
6
3
CLE
@BOS
1
6
MIN
@CAL
5
3
NYY
@DET
1
2
KCR
@OAK
6
5
CHW
@SEP
6
4
CHW
@SEP
7
6
LAD
@ATL
5
9
PIT
@CHC
2
3
SDP
@CIN
3
4
SFG
@HOU
1
4
STL
@MON
1
4
PHI
@NYM
1
2
PHI
@NYM
0
5
Tuesday, June 24, 1969, 1:56PM
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 17,530, Time of Game: 2:05
Pirates
2
36-34
 Lost 3 
3rd, 9 GB
at Cubs
3
45-25
 Won 2 
1st
W: Bill Hands (7-6)
L: Jim Bunning (6-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         1  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    2  9  0
Cubs            0  0  3   0  0  0   0  0  X    3  8  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Matty Alou CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .366 .399 .485 .884 0.024 0.83 0.067 -0.043 0.3 3 0
Richie Hebner 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .312 .367 .448 .815 -0.025 1.42 0.079 -0.103 -0.1 0 1
Roberto Clemente RF 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .333 .410 .545 .955 0.131 1.37 0.171 -0.040 1.4 1 0
Willie Stargell 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .345 .401 .547 .948 -0.214 1.57 0.019 -0.233 -1.6 6 0
Manny Sanguillen C 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .342 .370 .426 .796 0.133 1.89 0.212 -0.079 0.7 6 0
Carl Taylor LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .298 .364 .383 .747 -0.334 2.04 0.000 -0.334 -1.6 3 0 GDP
Bill Mazeroski 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .223 .281 .294 .576 -0.094 0.91 0.000 -0.094 -0.6 4 3
Freddie Patek SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .247 .328 .287 .616 -0.071 0.97 0.023 -0.094 -0.5 1 2 CS
Jim Bunning P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .037 .103 .037 .140 -0.039 0.76 0.000 -0.039 -0.3 0 0
   Jose Pagan PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .269 .303 .419 .722 0.049 1.25 0.049 0.000 0.3
   Johnny Jeter PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.080 2.30 0.000 -0.080 -0.4 CS
   Chuck Hartenstein P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .083 .000 .083 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 9 2 2 4 34 .281 .324 .281 .605 -0.520 1.36 0.620 -1.139 -2.6 24 6
TB: R Clemente 2; M Sanguillen 2; M Alou 2; F Patek; R Hebner; J Pagan.
GIDP: C Taylor (4).
RBI: M Sanguillen (18); R Clemente (43).
2-out RBI: M Sanguillen.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Baserunning
CS: F Patek (3, 2nd base by B Hands/R Hundley); J Jeter (1, 2nd base by B Hands/R Hundley).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Kessinger SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .294 .363 .399 .762 -0.012 0.81 0.044 -0.056 -0.2 4 3
Paul Popovich 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .264 .333 .318 .652 0.064 0.90 0.093 -0.030 0.5 1 1
Billy Williams RF-LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .294 .362 .462 .825 -0.091 1.09 0.014 -0.105 -0.7 4 0
Ron Santo 3B 4 1 1 3 0 0 4 .305 .411 .521 .932 0.204 1.19 0.267 -0.062 1.6 0 1 HR
Ernie Banks 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .268 .333 .440 .773 -0.068 0.65 0.000 -0.068 -0.8 8 0
Willie Smith LF 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 .292 .342 .583 .925 0.049 0.48 0.057 -0.008 0.4 2 0 2B
   Jim Hickman RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .295 .286 .580 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Randy Hundley C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .304 .382 .471 .853 -0.077 0.93 0.000 -0.077 -0.8 4 3
Rick Bladt CF 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .286 .286 .286 .571 -0.012 0.82 0.019 -0.031 -0.2 3 0
Bill Hands P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .029 .083 .029 .113 -0.077 0.95 0.000 -0.077 -0.8 0 1
Team Totals 32 3 8 3 0 6 32 .250 .250 .375 .625 -0.020 0.88 0.494 -0.514 -1.1 27 9
2B: W Smith (4, off J Bunning).
HR: R Santo (13, off J Bunning, 3rd inn, 2 on, 1 out to CF).
TB: R Santo 4; W Smith 3; P Popovich 2; D Kessinger; R Bladt; B Williams.
RBI: R Santo 3 (60).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. E Banks; D Kessinger-E Banks.
E: B Hands (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Bunning, L (6-5) 6 7 3 3 0 4 1 3.67 25 50 -0.056 0.97 0.1
Chuck Hartenstein 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 3.48 7 0 0 0.076 0.56 1.0
Team Totals 8 8 3 3 0 6 1 3.38 32 50 0 0 0.020 0.88 1.1

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Hands, W (7-6) 9 9 2 2 2 4 0 2.75 34 63 0.520 1.36 2.6
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 2 4 0 2.00 34 63 0.520 1.36 2.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Augie Donatelli.
Time of Game: 2:05.
Attendance: 17,530.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: 68° F, Cloudy, Showers.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Matty Alou CF 1 Don Kessinger SS
2 Richie Hebner 3B 2 Paul Popovich 2B
3 Roberto Clemente RF 3 Billy Williams RF
4 Willie Stargell 1B 4 Ron Santo 3B
5 Manny Sanguillen C 5 Ernie Banks 1B
6 Carl Taylor LF 6 Willie Smith LF
7 Bill Mazeroski 2B 7 Randy Hundley C
8 Freddie Patek SS 8 Rick Bladt CF
9 Jim Bunning P 9 Bill Hands P

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Top 5 Plays

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-1 1 12- RRR CHC R. Santo J. Bunning 27% 75% Home Run; Kessinger Scores; Popovich Scores
t9 2-3 0 1-- OO PIT C. Taylor B. Hands 24% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t5 2-3 1 1-3 OO PIT W. Stargell B. Hands 16% 71% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted; Clemente out at 1B/1B
t5 1-3 1 1-3 R PIT R. Clemente B. Hands -12% 55% Single to P; Alou Scores; Hebner to 3B/Adv on E1 (throw)
t9 2-3 0 --- PIT M. Sanguillen B. Hands -12% 72% Single to CF

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' Bill Hands facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT M. Alou B. Hands 2% 52% Popfly: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT R. Hebner B. Hands 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- PIT R. Clemente B. Hands -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- PIT W. Stargell B. Hands -2% 51% Walk; Clemente to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- R PIT M. Sanguillen B. Hands -10% 41% Single to CF; Clemente Scores; Stargell to 2B
t1 1-0 2 12- O PIT C. Taylor B. Hands 4% 45% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Jim Bunning facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger J. Bunning -2% 42% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- CHC P. Popovich J. Bunning 3% 45% Single to CF
b1 0-1 1 1-- O CHC B. Williams J. Bunning -3% 42% Popfly: 2B
b1 0-1 2 1-- O CHC R. Santo J. Bunning -2% 40% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Hands 2% 42% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 1 --- PIT F. Patek B. Hands -2% 39% Single to SS
t2 1-0 1 1-- O PIT J. Bunning B. Hands 4% 43% Patek Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t2 1-0 2 --- O PIT J. Bunning B. Hands 1% 44% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Jim Bunning facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O CHC E. Banks J. Bunning -3% 42% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- CHC W. Smith J. Bunning 4% 46% Double to LF
b2 0-1 1 -2- O CHC R. Hundley J. Bunning -4% 42% Popfly: 2B
b2 0-1 2 -2- CHC R. Bladt J. Bunning 2% 44% Single to SS; Smith to 3B
b2 0-1 2 1-3 O CHC B. Hands J. Bunning -5% 39% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- PIT M. Alou B. Hands -3% 35% Single to RF
t3 1-0 0 1-- O PIT R. Hebner B. Hands 3% 39% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 1-0 1 1-- PIT R. Clemente B. Hands -3% 35% Single to SS; Hebner to 2B
t3 1-0 1 12- O PIT W. Stargell B. Hands 4% 39% Strikeout
t3 1-0 2 12- O PIT M. Sanguillen B. Hands 4% 44% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Jim Bunning facing 1-2-3
b3 0-1 0 --- CHC D. Kessinger J. Bunning 4% 48% Single to CF
b3 0-1 0 1-- CHC P. Popovich J. Bunning 7% 55% Single to CF; Kessinger to 2B
b3 0-1 0 12- O CHC B. Williams J. Bunning -6% 48% Popfly: 2B
b3 0-1 1 12- RRR CHC R. Santo J. Bunning 27% 75% Home Run; Kessinger Scores; Popovich Scores
b3 3-1 1 --- O CHC E. Banks J. Bunning -1% 74% Strikeout
b3 3-1 2 --- O CHC W. Smith J. Bunning -1% 73% Strikeout
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 3.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 6-7-8
t4 1-3 0 --- O PIT C. Taylor B. Hands 3% 76% Flyball: RF
t4 1-3 1 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Hands 2% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 1-3 2 --- O PIT F. Patek B. Hands 1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Jim Bunning facing 7-8-9
b4 3-1 0 --- O CHC R. Hundley J. Bunning -2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-1 1 --- O CHC R. Bladt J. Bunning -1% 76% Strikeout
b4 3-1 2 --- O CHC B. Hands J. Bunning -1% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 3.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 9-1-2
t5 1-3 0 --- O PIT J. Bunning B. Hands 3% 78% Strikeout
t5 1-3 1 --- PIT M. Alou B. Hands -3% 75% Single to CF
t5 1-3 1 1-- PIT R. Hebner B. Hands -8% 67% Single to CF; Alou to 3B
t5 1-3 1 1-3 R PIT R. Clemente B. Hands -12% 55% Single to P; Alou Scores; Hebner to 3B/Adv on E1 (throw)
t5 2-3 1 1-3 OO PIT W. Stargell B. Hands 16% 71% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted; Clemente out at 1B/1B
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Jim Bunning facing 1-2-3
b5 3-2 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger J. Bunning -2% 69% Flyball: LF
b5 3-2 1 --- O CHC P. Popovich J. Bunning -2% 67% Flyball: RF
b5 3-2 2 --- O CHC B. Williams J. Bunning -1% 66% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 5-6-7
t6 2-3 0 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen B. Hands 4% 70% Flyball: LF
t6 2-3 1 --- O PIT C. Taylor B. Hands 3% 72% Flyball: CF
t6 2-3 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Hands 2% 74% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Jim Bunning facing 4-5-6
b6 3-2 0 --- O CHC R. Santo J. Bunning -2% 72% Popfly: 2B
b6 3-2 1 --- O CHC E. Banks J. Bunning -2% 70% Popfly: SS
b6 3-2 2 --- CHC W. Smith J. Bunning 1% 72% Single to LF
b6 3-2 2 1-- O CHC R. Hundley J. Bunning -2% 69% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 8-9-1
t7 2-3 0 --- O PIT F. Patek B. Hands 4% 74% Lineout: CF
Jose Pagan pinch hits for Jim Bunning (P) batting 9th
t7 2-3 1 --- PIT J. Pagan B. Hands -5% 69% Single to LF
Johnny Jeter pinch runs for Jose Pagan (PH) batting 9th
t7 2-3 1 1-- O PIT M. Alou B. Hands 8% 77% Jeter Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t7 2-3 2 --- O PIT M. Alou B. Hands 2% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Chuck Hartenstein facing 8-9-1
Chuck Hartenstein replaces Johnny Jeter (PR) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-2 0 --- O CHC R. Bladt C. Hartenstein -2% 77% Strikeout
b7 3-2 1 --- O CHC B. Hands C. Hartenstein -1% 76% Strikeout
b7 3-2 2 --- O CHC D. Kessinger C. Hartenstein -1% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 2-3-4
Billy Williams moves from RF to LF
Jim Hickman replaces Willie Smith (LF) playing RF batting 6th
t8 2-3 0 --- O PIT R. Hebner B. Hands 6% 80% Flyball: LF
t8 2-3 1 --- O PIT R. Clemente B. Hands 4% 84% Flyball: RF
t8 2-3 2 --- O PIT W. Stargell B. Hands 3% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Chuck Hartenstein facing 2-3-4
b8 3-2 0 --- O CHC P. Popovich C. Hartenstein -1% 85% Flyball: LF
b8 3-2 1 --- CHC B. Williams C. Hartenstein 1% 87% Single to LF
b8 3-2 1 1-- O CHC R. Santo C. Hartenstein -2% 85% Flyball: LF
b8 3-2 2 1-- O CHC E. Banks C. Hartenstein -2% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Bill Hands facing 5-6-7
t9 2-3 0 --- PIT M. Sanguillen B. Hands -12% 72% Single to CF
t9 2-3 0 1-- OO PIT C. Taylor B. Hands 24% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t9 2-3 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Hands 4% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Cubs 3.

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