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Scores
Standings
CHW
@BAL
1
2
 
(11)
KCA
@BOS
5
2
DET
@NYY
0
3
CLE
@WSH
5
7
BRO
@CHC
8
10
NYG
@CIN
12
9
PIT
@MLN
8
5
PHI
@STL
7
4
Friday, August 5, 1955,
, County Stadium
Attendance: 21,791, Time of Game: 2:38
Pirates
8
41-71
 Won 1 
8th, 35 GB
at Braves
5
58-49
 Lost 3 
2nd, 15½ GB
W: Dick Hall (3-1)
L: Warren Spahn (9-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         5  0  1   1  0  0   1  0  0    8 14  0
Braves          0  0  0   0  0  0   1  4  0    5 10  5
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Eddie O'Brien CF 5 1 3 0 1 0 6 .281 .312 .315 .626 5 0
Gene Freese 3B 5 1 1 0 0 0 6 .247 .301 .409 .710 2 0 SB,SH
Roberto Clemente RF 5 1 3 3 0 0 5 .249 .280 .362 .643 2 0 SB
Frank Thomas LF 3 1 0 0 2 1 5 .232 .303 .405 .708 3 0
Jack Shepard C 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .242 .323 .294 .617 5 0 2B
Dale Long 1B 4 0 2 0 1 1 5 .296 .368 .520 .888 4 0
   Preston Ward 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .287 .398 .685 2 0
Johnny O'Brien 2B 4 2 0 0 1 0 5 .340 .369 .440 .809 1 2 GDP,IW
Dick Groat SS 5 0 3 3 0 0 5 .268 .321 .353 .674 3 2 2B
Dick Hall P 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .278 .409 .333 .742 0 0
   Lino Donoso P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 0
Team Totals 40 8 14 7 6 2 47 .350 .435 .400 .835 27 4
2B: J Shepard (7); D Groat (21).
SH: G Freese (10).
IBB: J O'Brien (1).
TB: D Groat 4; R Clemente 3; E O'Brien 3; D Long 2; J Shepard 2; G Freese; D Hall.
GIDP: J O'Brien (4).
RBI: D Groat 3 (42); R Clemente 3 (35); J Shepard (18).
Team LOB: 12.
Baserunning
SB: G Freese (5); R Clemente (2).

Milwaukee Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Bill Bruton CF 5 1 0 0 0 1 5 .287 .336 .426 .762 1 0
Johnny Logan SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .305 .363 .464 .827 3 2
Eddie Mathews 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .294 .424 .636 1.060 4 4 2B
Hank Aaron LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .304 .350 .537 .887 5 0 2B
George Crowe 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .296 .396 .533 .930 8 1 2B
Andy Pafko RF 4 1 3 3 0 0 4 .286 .318 .385 .702 2 0 HR
Del Crandall C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .249 .313 .473 .786 2 1
Jack Dittmer 2B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .153 .180 .254 .435 2 3
   Bobby Thomson PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .258 .327 .420 .747
   Danny O'Connell 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .287 .325 .612 0 1
Warren Spahn P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .146 .196 .292 .488 0 0
   Phil Paine P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Ben Taylor PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .333 .000 .333
   Dave Jolly P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .167 .333 .500 0 1
   Chuck Tanner PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .245 .329 .378 .707
   Ernie Johnson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .200 .111 .311 0 0
   Del Rice PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .204 .292 .323 .615
Team Totals 37 5 10 5 1 5 38 .270 .289 .432 .722 27 13
2B: E Mathews (16); H Aaron (21); G Crowe (8).
HR: A Pafko (4).
TB: A Pafko 6; G Crowe 3; H Aaron 3; E Mathews 2; D Crandall; C Tanner.
RBI: A Pafko 3 (25); H Aaron (76); E Mathews (76).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Dittmer-J Logan-G Crowe.
E: P Paine 2 (2); D Crandall (9); E Mathews 2 (12).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Dick Hall, W (3-1) 7.2 10 5 5 1 4 1 5.46 34 42
Lino Donoso, S (1) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.04 4
Team Totals 9 10 5 5 1 5 1 5.00 38 42

Milwaukee Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Warren Spahn, L (9-12) 0.2 4 5 4 2 1 0 4.05 8 25
Phil Paine 2.1 5 1 1 1 1 0 2.63 14
Dave Jolly 5 4 2 2 3 0 0 6.80 21
Ernie Johnson 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.81 4
Team Totals 9 14 8 7 6 2 0 7.00 47 25
Balks: None.
WP: D Jolly (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: W Spahn (2).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Lee Ballanfant, 2B - Al Barlick, 3B - Bill Jackowski.
Time of Game: 2:38.
Attendance: 21,791.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Milwaukee Braves
1 Eddie O'Brien CF 1 Bill Bruton CF
2 Gene Freese 3B 2 Johnny Logan SS
3 Roberto Clemente RF 3 Eddie Mathews 3B
4 Frank Thomas LF 4 Hank Aaron LF
5 Jack Shepard C 5 George Crowe 1B
6 Dale Long 1B 6 Andy Pafko RF
7 Johnny O'Brien 2B 7 Del Crandall C
8 Dick Groat SS 8 Jack Dittmer 2B
9 Dick Hall P 9 Warren Spahn P

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