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OAK
@BAL
0
1
OAK
@BAL
4
6
NYY
@CHW
6
9
 
(12)
CAL
@CLE
3
4
KCR
@DET
4
5
 
(11)
BOS
@MIL
4
3
BOS
@MIL
1
5
WSA
@MIN
2
4
PIT
@LAD
5
8
CHC
@MON
1
6
STL
@NYM
2
3
HOU
@PHI
3
8
HOU
@PHI
5
1
CIN
@SDP
11
3
ATL
@SFG
4
3
Tuesday, July 27, 1971,
, Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 26,564, Time of Game: 2:11
Pirates
5
65-37
 Lost 3 
1st
at Dodgers
8
54-49
 Won 1 
2nd, 7½ GB
L: Dock Ellis (15-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         1  1  3   0  0  0   0  0  0    5 10  0
Dodgers         0  0  1   0  0  0   6  1  X    8 11  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Mazeroski 2B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .268 .325 .317 .642 0.056 0.59 0.096 -0.040 0.1 2 3
Gene Clines LF 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .325 .389 .393 .782 -0.003 0.34 0.025 -0.028 -0.4 1 1
Roberto Clemente RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .338 .359 .527 .886 0.069 0.52 0.091 -0.022 0.4 0 0 2B
Manny Sanguillen C 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .331 .360 .436 .796 0.114 0.58 0.117 -0.003 1.3 4 0 2·2B
Bob Robertson 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .262 .352 .489 .841 -0.002 0.80 0.071 -0.073 -0.3 10 0
Jose Pagan 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .246 .315 .333 .648 -0.059 0.92 0.018 -0.077 -0.4 2 1
Al Oliver CF 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .280 .316 .398 .713 -0.059 0.68 0.000 -0.059 -0.8 3 0
Jackie Hernandez SS 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .190 .244 .298 .542 0.113 0.66 0.129 -0.015 1.3 1 3
Dock Ellis P 3 0 1 1 0 2 3 .211 .250 .211 .461 -0.018 0.72 0.043 -0.061 0.3 1 3
   Mudcat Grant P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .375 .429 .804 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Vic Davalillo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .272 .302 .333 .635 -0.015 0.63 0.000 -0.015 -0.2
Team Totals 37 5 10 5 1 5 38 .270 .289 .351 .641 0.196 0.63 0.590 -0.393 1.3 24 11
2B: R Clemente (20, off A Downing); M Sanguillen 2 (20, 1 off D Alexander, 1 off A Downing).
TB: M Sanguillen 5; R Clemente 2; J Hernandez 2; B Mazeroski; D Ellis; B Robertson; J Pagan.
RBI: J Hernandez (12); D Ellis (8); B Mazeroski (14); M Sanguillen (55); B Robertson (46).
2-out RBI: B Mazeroski; J Hernandez; D Ellis.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 5 for 11.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: G Clines (D Sims at home plate).

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Maury Wills SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .286 .321 .327 .649 0.003 1.90 0.096 -0.093 -0.1 3 4
Bill Buckner RF 4 1 2 5 0 0 4 .294 .323 .412 .735 0.608 2.12 0.651 -0.043 3.1 0 0 HR
Willie Davis CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .330 .345 .466 .811 -0.052 0.51 0.000 -0.052 -0.7 3 0
Dick Allen 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .287 .377 .461 .838 -0.016 0.58 0.027 -0.043 -0.2 0 2
Willie Crawford LF 4 2 1 1 0 0 4 .309 .359 .529 .888 -0.018 0.60 0.031 -0.049 0.4 1 0 HR
Jim Lefebvre 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .261 .323 .410 .733 0.014 0.35 0.030 -0.016 0.1 4 4
Wes Parker 1B 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .283 .355 .361 .716 -0.023 0.67 0.023 -0.046 -0.1 9 3
Duke Sims C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .257 .337 .331 .668 0.059 0.60 0.071 -0.011 0.5 5 0
Al Downing P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .238 .233 .471 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Doyle Alexander P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .231 .333 .231 .564 0.058 0.85 0.063 -0.005 0.8 1 0
   Tom Haller PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .222 .295 .296 .591 0.063 2.34 0.063 0.000 1.0
   Bill Russell PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .280 .320 .601 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Pete Mikkelsen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .250 .143 .393 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Team Totals 34 8 11 8 1 3 35 .324 .343 .500 .843 0.696 0.95 1.055 -0.358 4.7 27 14
HR: B Buckner (5, off M Grant, 7th inn, 3 on, 2 outs); W Crawford (7, off M Grant, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: B Buckner 5; W Crawford 4; W Parker 2; T Haller; D Alexander; M Wills; J Lefebvre; D Allen; D Sims.
RBI: B Buckner 5 (33); W Crawford (23); T Haller (14); M Wills (28).
2-out RBI: B Buckner 4; T Haller; M Wills.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 5 for 8.
Fielding
E: D Allen (14).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dock Ellis, L (15-4) 6.2 8 6 6 1 2 0 2.54 28 35 -0.023 0.97 -0.8
Mudcat Grant, BS (4) 1.1 3 2 2 0 1 2 3.66 7 3 3 -0.672 0.87 -3.9
Team Totals 8 11 8 8 1 3 2 9.00 35 35 3 3 -0.695 0.95 -4.7

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Al Downing 2.2 8 5 5 1 2 0 2.67 17 23 -0.293 1.01 -3.2
Doyle Alexander, W (2-3) 4.1 2 0 0 0 1 0 4.17 15 2 1 0.010 0.19 1.0
Pete Mikkelsen, S (4) 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.25 6 0 0 0.087 0.60 0.8
Team Totals 9 10 5 5 1 5 0 5.00 38 23 2 1 -0.196 0.63 -1.3
Balks: None.
WP: A Downing (7).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Nick Colosi, 2B - Dick Stello, 3B - Ed Sudol.
Time of Game: 2:11.
Attendance: 26,564.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Los Angeles Dodgers
1 Bill Mazeroski 2B 1 Maury Wills SS
2 Gene Clines LF 2 Bill Buckner RF
3 Roberto Clemente RF 3 Willie Davis CF
4 Manny Sanguillen C 4 Dick Allen 3B
5 Bob Robertson 1B 5 Willie Crawford LF
6 Jose Pagan 3B 6 Jim Lefebvre 2B
7 Al Oliver CF 7 Wes Parker 1B
8 Jackie Hernandez SS 8 Duke Sims C
9 Dock Ellis P 9 Al Downing P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 3-5 2 123 RRRR LAD B. Buckner M. Grant 65% 89% Home Run; Sims Scores; Russell Scores; Wills Scores
b7 2-5 2 123 R LAD M. Wills D. Ellis 10% 24% Single to RF; Parker Scores; Sims to 3B; Russell to 2B
t2 1-0 2 --3 R PIT B. Mazeroski A. Downing -10% 29% Single to LF; Hernandez Scores
t1 0-0 1 1-- PIT R. Clemente A. Downing -9% 41% Ground-rule Double; Clines to 3B
t1 0-0 1 -23 R PIT M. Sanguillen A. Downing -8% 32% Single to 1B; Clines Scores; Clemente to 3B

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, Dodgers' Al Downing facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski A. Downing 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- PIT G. Clines A. Downing -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- PIT R. Clemente A. Downing -9% 41% Ground-rule Double; Clines to 3B
t1 0-0 1 -23 R PIT M. Sanguillen A. Downing -8% 32% Single to 1B; Clines Scores; Clemente to 3B
t1 1-0 1 1-3 O PIT B. Robertson A. Downing 6% 38% Popfly: 2B
t1 1-0 2 1-3 O PIT J. Pagan A. Downing 4% 43% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O LAD M. Wills D. Ellis -2% 40% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- O LAD B. Buckner D. Ellis -1% 39% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- O LAD W. Davis D. Ellis -1% 38% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Al Downing facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- O PIT A. Oliver A. Downing 2% 40% Lineout: CF
t2 1-0 1 --- PIT J. Hernandez A. Downing -4% 36% Single to 3B; Hernandez to 2B/Adv on E5
t2 1-0 1 -2- PIT D. Ellis A. Downing -3% 33% Wild Pitch; Hernandez to 3B
t2 1-0 1 --3 O PIT D. Ellis A. Downing 6% 39% Strikeout
t2 1-0 2 --3 R PIT B. Mazeroski A. Downing -10% 29% Single to LF; Hernandez Scores
t2 2-0 2 1-- O PIT G. Clines A. Downing 2% 31% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O LAD D. Allen D. Ellis -2% 28% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-2 1 --- O LAD W. Crawford D. Ellis -2% 27% Flyball: P
b2 0-2 2 --- O LAD J. Lefebvre D. Ellis -1% 26% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Dodgers' Al Downing facing 3-4-5
t3 2-0 0 --- O PIT R. Clemente A. Downing 1% 27% Strikeout
t3 2-0 1 --- PIT M. Sanguillen A. Downing -3% 24% Ground-rule Double
t3 2-0 1 -2- R PIT B. Robertson A. Downing -7% 17% Single to RF; Sanguillen Scores
t3 3-0 1 1-- PIT J. Pagan A. Downing -2% 15% Single; Robertson to 2B
t3 3-0 1 12- O PIT A. Oliver A. Downing 2% 17% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Robertson to 3B
t3 3-0 2 1-3 R PIT J. Hernandez A. Downing -6% 11% Single to CF; Robertson Scores; Oliver to 2B
Doyle Alexander replaces Al Downing pitching and batting 9th
t3 4-0 2 12- R PIT D. Ellis D. Alexander -4% 7% Single to LF; Oliver Scores; Hernandez to 2B
t3 5-0 2 12- O PIT B. Mazeroski D. Alexander 1% 8% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 5, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 7-8-9
b3 0-5 0 --- LAD W. Parker D. Ellis 2% 10% Single to RF
b3 0-5 0 1-- LAD D. Sims D. Ellis 4% 14% Single to 3B; Parker to 2B
b3 0-5 0 12- LAD D. Alexander D. Ellis 6% 21% Single to SS; Parker to 3B; Sims to 2B
b3 0-5 0 123 O LAD M. Wills D. Ellis -6% 15% Flyball: LF
b3 0-5 1 123 RO LAD B. Buckner D. Ellis -2% 13% Single to LF; Parker Scores; Sims out at Hm/LF-C; Alexander to 3B
b3 1-5 2 1-3 O LAD W. Davis D. Ellis -3% 10% Strikeout
1 run, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 5, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-1, Dodgers' Doyle Alexander facing 2-3-4
t4 5-1 0 --- O PIT G. Clines D. Alexander 1% 10% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 5-1 1 --- O PIT R. Clemente D. Alexander 0% 11% Lineout: 1B
t4 5-1 2 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen D. Alexander 0% 11% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 4-5-6
b4 1-5 0 --- O LAD D. Allen D. Ellis -2% 9% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-5 1 --- O LAD W. Crawford D. Ellis -1% 8% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 1-5 2 --- O LAD J. Lefebvre D. Ellis -1% 8% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-1, Dodgers' Doyle Alexander facing 5-6-7
t5 5-1 0 --- O PIT B. Robertson D. Alexander 1% 8% Popfly: SS
t5 5-1 1 --- O PIT J. Pagan D. Alexander 0% 9% Flyball: CF
t5 5-1 2 --- O PIT A. Oliver D. Alexander 0% 9% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 7-8-9
b5 1-5 0 --- O LAD W. Parker D. Ellis -2% 8% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 1-5 1 --- O LAD D. Sims D. Ellis -1% 7% Flyball: CF
b5 1-5 2 --- O LAD D. Alexander D. Ellis -1% 6% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-1, Dodgers' Doyle Alexander facing 8-9-1
t6 5-1 0 --- O PIT J. Hernandez D. Alexander 0% 7% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 5-1 1 --- O PIT D. Ellis D. Alexander 0% 7% Strikeout
t6 5-1 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski D. Alexander 0% 7% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 1-2-3
b6 1-5 0 --- O LAD M. Wills D. Ellis -1% 6% Flyball: CF
b6 1-5 1 --- O LAD B. Buckner D. Ellis -1% 5% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-5 2 --- O LAD W. Davis D. Ellis -0% 4% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-1, Dodgers' Doyle Alexander facing 2-3-4
t7 5-1 0 --- O PIT G. Clines D. Alexander 0% 5% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 5-1 1 --- O PIT R. Clemente D. Alexander 0% 5% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 5-1 2 --- PIT M. Sanguillen D. Alexander -0% 4% Double to LF
t7 5-1 2 -2- O PIT B. Robertson D. Alexander 1% 5% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 4-5-6
b7 1-5 0 --- LAD D. Allen D. Ellis 3% 8% Single to CF
b7 1-5 0 1-- O LAD W. Crawford D. Ellis -2% 5% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b7 1-5 1 1-- LAD J. Lefebvre D. Ellis 3% 8% Single to 2B; Crawford to 2B
b7 1-5 1 12- O LAD W. Parker D. Ellis -3% 5% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B; Crawford to 3B
b7 1-5 2 1-3 LAD D. Sims D. Ellis 3% 8% Walk; Parker to 2B
Tom Haller pinch hits for Doyle Alexander (P) batting 9th
b7 1-5 2 123 R LAD T. Haller D. Ellis 6% 15% Single to LF; Crawford Scores; Parker to 3B; Sims to 2B
Bill Russell pinch runs for Tom Haller (PH) batting 9th
b7 2-5 2 123 R LAD M. Wills D. Ellis 10% 24% Single to RF; Parker Scores; Sims to 3B; Russell to 2B
Mudcat Grant replaces Dock Ellis pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-5 2 123 RRRR LAD B. Buckner M. Grant 65% 89% Home Run; Sims Scores; Russell Scores; Wills Scores
b7 7-5 2 --- O LAD W. Davis M. Grant -0% 89% Popfly: SS
6 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Dodgers 7.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 5-7, Dodgers' Pete Mikkelsen facing 6-7-8
Pete Mikkelsen replaces Bill Russell (PR) pitching and batting 9th
t8 5-7 0 --- O PIT J. Pagan P. Mikkelsen 3% 92% Strikeout Looking
t8 5-7 1 --- O PIT A. Oliver P. Mikkelsen 2% 94% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 5-7 2 --- O PIT J. Hernandez P. Mikkelsen 1% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Dodgers 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 7-5, Pirates' Mudcat Grant facing 4-5-6
b8 7-5 0 --- O LAD D. Allen M. Grant -0% 95% Flyball: CF
b8 7-5 1 --- R LAD W. Crawford M. Grant 3% 98% Home Run
b8 8-5 1 --- O LAD J. Lefebvre M. Grant -0% 98% Strikeout
b8 8-5 2 --- LAD W. Parker M. Grant 0% 98% Single to 2B
b8 8-5 2 1-- O LAD D. Sims M. Grant -0% 97% Popfly: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Dodgers 8.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 5-8, Dodgers' Pete Mikkelsen facing 9-1-2
Vic Davalillo pinch hits for Mudcat Grant (P) batting 9th
t9 5-8 0 --- O PIT V. Davalillo P. Mikkelsen 1% 99% Flyball: LF
t9 5-8 1 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski P. Mikkelsen 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 5-8 2 --- O PIT G. Clines P. Mikkelsen 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Dodgers 8.

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