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Scores
Standings
DET
@BOS
9
6
KCA
@NYY
2
6
NYG
@CHC
4
7
PIT
@CIN
4
6
 
(12)
PHI
@MLN
0
10
BRO
@STL
4
1
Friday, July 20, 1956,
, County Stadium
Attendance: 28,134, Time of Game: 2:41
Phillies
0
39-47
 Lost 2 
6th, 14 GB
at Braves
10
51-31
 Won 3 
1st
W: Bob Buhl (12-4)
L: Stu Miller (4-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Phillies        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  2  1
Braves          2  2  1   3  0  0   0  2  X   10 12  0

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Richie Ashburn CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .296 .370 .383 .753 -0.031 0.34 0.002 -0.032 -0.4 0 0
Marv Blaylock 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .255 .324 .403 .727 -0.024 0.24 0.000 -0.024 -0.9 10 2
Stan Lopata C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .247 .334 .509 .843 -0.013 0.27 0.000 -0.013 -0.2 4 0
   Andy Seminick C 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .198 .341 .369 .710 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 0.0 6 0
Del Ennis LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .251 .290 .417 .707 -0.025 0.26 0.000 -0.025 -0.8 0 0
Elmer Valo RF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .311 .423 .472 .895 -0.016 0.17 0.000 -0.016 0.0 1 0
Willie Jones 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .272 .382 .423 .805 -0.011 0.11 0.000 -0.011 -0.8 0 1
Granny Hamner SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .218 .265 .312 .577 0.026 0.24 0.028 -0.002 -0.1 0 2
Ted Kazanski 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .215 .253 .261 .514 -0.027 0.40 0.000 -0.027 -0.6 2 2
Stu Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .313 .192 .505 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Duane Pillette P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.034 0.83 0.000 -0.034 -0.5 0 1 GDP
   Ben Flowers P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0.001 0.02 0.001 0.000 0.1 0 1
   Solly Hemus PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .244 .370 .311 .681 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.1
   Jack Meyer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .800 1.133 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 28 0 2 0 5 6 33 .071 .212 .071 .284 -0.155 0.24 0.031 -0.185 -4.0 24 9
TB: G Hamner; R Ashburn.
GIDP: D Pillette (1).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
E: E Valo (4).

Milwaukee Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Danny O'Connell 2B 2 2 0 0 3 0 5 .257 .367 .377 .744 -0.012 0.23 0.009 -0.022 0.4 3 3
Bill Bruton CF 4 1 2 0 0 1 5 .281 .307 .446 .753 -0.008 0.22 0.009 -0.017 0.2 5 0 SH
Eddie Mathews 3B 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .243 .355 .435 .790 0.000 0.25 0.022 -0.022 -0.1 0 2
Hank Aaron RF 4 3 3 4 1 1 5 .338 .382 .575 .956 0.201 0.29 0.201 0.000 3.5 0 1 HR
Joe Adcock 1B 3 1 1 2 0 2 4 .310 .352 .655 1.007 0.019 0.24 0.030 -0.011 1.5 8 0 2B,SH
   Frank Torre 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .287 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 1 0
Bobby Thomson LF 4 0 1 1 1 2 5 .250 .314 .437 .751 -0.019 0.22 0.006 -0.025 0.3 1 0
Johnny Logan SS 5 1 3 1 0 1 5 .263 .315 .406 .721 0.054 0.16 0.054 0.000 0.6 1 6 2B
Toby Atwell C 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .143 .217 .286 .503 0.123 0.27 0.124 -0.001 1.4 7 0 HR,IW
Bob Buhl P 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .114 .133 .159 .292 -0.014 0.14 0.000 -0.014 -1.0 1 0
Team Totals 34 10 12 10 7 10 43 .353 .463 .588 1.052 0.344 0.22 0.455 -0.112 6.4 27 12
2B: J Logan (15, off D Pillette); J Adcock (11, off D Pillette).
HR: H Aaron (13, off S Miller, 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF); T Atwell (1, off S Miller, 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: J Adcock (6, off D Pillette); B Bruton (6, off D Pillette).
IBB: T Atwell (1, by D Pillette).
TB: H Aaron 6; J Logan 4; T Atwell 4; J Adcock 2; B Bruton 2; E Mathews; B Thomson.
RBI: H Aaron 4 (53); T Atwell 2 (5); J Adcock 2 (57); J Logan (28); B Thomson (44).
2-out RBI: J Adcock 2; H Aaron 2; B Thomson; J Logan.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 5 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Mathews-D O'Connell-J Adcock.
Outfield Assists: H Aaron (A Seminick at 2nd base).

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Stu Miller, L (4-8) 1.2 5 4 4 1 1 2 4.53 11 29 -0.301 0.52 -3.6
Duane Pillette 2 4 4 4 3 2 0 4.26 13 2 0 -0.046 0.28 -2.8
Ben Flowers 3.1 1 0 0 0 6 0 6.21 11 1 0 0.002 0.01 1.6
Jack Meyer 1 2 2 2 3 1 0 3.80 8 0 0 0.000 0.00 -1.6
Team Totals 8 12 10 10 7 10 2 11.25 43 29 3 0 -0.345 0.22 -6.4

Milwaukee Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Buhl, W (12-4) 9 2 0 0 5 6 0 2.71 33 84 0.155 0.24 4.0
Team Totals 9 2 0 0 5 6 0 0.00 33 84 0.155 0.24 4.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: D Pillette (3; T Atwell).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Artie Gore, 1B - Bill Jackowski, 2B - Lee Ballanfant, 3B - Shag Crawford.
Time of Game: 2:41.
Attendance: 28,134.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Phillies         Milwaukee Braves
1 Richie Ashburn CF 1 Danny O'Connell 2B
2 Marv Blaylock 1B 2 Bill Bruton CF
3 Stan Lopata C 3 Eddie Mathews 3B
4 Del Ennis LF 4 Hank Aaron RF
5 Elmer Valo RF 5 Joe Adcock 1B
6 Willie Jones 3B 6 Bobby Thomson LF
7 Granny Hamner SS 7 Johnny Logan SS
8 Ted Kazanski 2B 8 Toby Atwell C
9 Stu Miller P 9 Bob Buhl P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 -2- RR MLN H. Aaron S. Miller 19% 72% Home Run; Mathews Scores
b2 2-0 1 1-- RR MLN T. Atwell S. Miller 12% 89% Home Run; Logan Scores
b3 4-0 2 -2- R MLN J. Logan D. Pillette 4% 94% Double to LF; Aaron Scores
t3 0-4 1 1-- OO PHI D. Pillette B. Buhl 3% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b4 5-0 2 12- RR MLN J. Adcock D. Pillette 3% 99% Double to LF; O'Connell Scores; Aaron Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Bob Buhl facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PHI R. Ashburn B. Buhl 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O PHI M. Blaylock B. Buhl 1% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O PHI S. Lopata B. Buhl 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Stu Miller facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O MLN D. O'Connell S. Miller -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O MLN B. Bruton S. Miller -1% 51% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- MLN E. Mathews S. Miller 2% 53% Single to RF; Mathews to 2B/Adv on E9
b1 0-0 2 -2- RR MLN H. Aaron S. Miller 19% 72% Home Run; Mathews Scores
b1 2-0 2 --- O MLN J. Adcock S. Miller -1% 71% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 2.
Top of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Bob Buhl facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O PHI D. Ennis B. Buhl 2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-2 1 --- O PHI E. Valo B. Buhl 1% 75% Flyball: CF
t2 0-2 2 --- O PHI W. Jones B. Buhl 1% 76% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Phillies' Stu Miller facing 6-7-8
b2 2-0 0 --- O MLN B. Thomson S. Miller -1% 75% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 2-0 1 --- MLN J. Logan S. Miller 2% 76% Single to LF
b2 2-0 1 1-- RR MLN T. Atwell S. Miller 12% 89% Home Run; Logan Scores
b2 4-0 1 --- O MLN B. Buhl S. Miller -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 4-0 2 --- MLN D. O'Connell S. Miller 0% 88% Walk
b2 4-0 2 1-- MLN B. Bruton S. Miller 1% 89% Single (CF-RF); O'Connell to 3B
Duane Pillette replaces Stu Miller pitching and batting 9th
b2 4-0 2 1-3 O MLN E. Mathews D. Pillette -2% 88% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 4.
Top of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' Bob Buhl facing 7-8-9
t3 0-4 0 --- PHI G. Hamner B. Buhl -3% 85% Single (LF-CF)
t3 0-4 0 1-- O PHI T. Kazanski B. Buhl 3% 87% Lineout: CF
t3 0-4 1 1-- OO PHI D. Pillette B. Buhl 3% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-0, Phillies' Duane Pillette facing 4-5-6
b3 4-0 0 --- MLN H. Aaron D. Pillette 1% 92% Single to RF
b3 4-0 0 1-- O MLN J. Adcock D. Pillette -0% 92% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Aaron to 2B
b3 4-0 1 -2- O MLN B. Thomson D. Pillette -1% 90% Strikeout
b3 4-0 2 -2- R MLN J. Logan D. Pillette 4% 94% Double to LF; Aaron Scores
b3 5-0 2 -2- MLN T. Atwell D. Pillette 0% 94% Intentional Walk
b3 5-0 2 12- O MLN B. Buhl D. Pillette -1% 94% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 5.
Top of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-5, Braves' Bob Buhl facing 1-2-3
t4 0-5 0 --- O PHI R. Ashburn B. Buhl 1% 95% Flyball: LF
t4 0-5 1 --- O PHI M. Blaylock B. Buhl 1% 95% Foul Flyball: C
t4 0-5 2 --- O PHI S. Lopata B. Buhl 0% 96% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-0, Phillies' Duane Pillette facing 1-2-3
b4 5-0 0 --- MLN D. O'Connell D. Pillette 1% 96% Walk
b4 5-0 0 1-- O MLN B. Bruton D. Pillette -0% 96% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; O'Connell to 2B
b4 5-0 1 -2- O MLN E. Mathews D. Pillette -1% 95% Strikeout
b4 5-0 2 -2- MLN H. Aaron D. Pillette 0% 96% Walk
b4 5-0 2 12- RR MLN J. Adcock D. Pillette 3% 99% Double to LF; O'Connell Scores; Aaron Scores
b4 7-0 2 -2- R MLN B. Thomson D. Pillette 1% 99% Single to LF; Adcock Scores
Ben Flowers replaces Duane Pillette pitching and batting 9th
b4 8-0 2 1-- MLN J. Logan B. Flowers 0% 99% Single to CF; Thomson to 2B
b4 8-0 2 12- O MLN T. Atwell B. Flowers -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 8.
Top of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-8, Braves' Bob Buhl facing 4-5-6
t5 0-8 0 --- O PHI D. Ennis B. Buhl 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-8 1 --- O PHI E. Valo B. Buhl 0% 99% Flyball: CF
t5 0-8 2 --- O PHI W. Jones B. Buhl 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 8.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 8-0, Phillies' Ben Flowers facing 9-1-2
b5 8-0 0 --- O MLN B. Buhl B. Flowers -0% 100% Strikeout
Andy Seminick replaces Stan Lopata playing C batting 3rd
b5 8-0 1 --- O MLN D. O'Connell B. Flowers -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 8-0 2 --- O MLN B. Bruton B. Flowers -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 8.
Top of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-8, Braves' Bob Buhl facing 7-8-9
t6 0-8 0 --- O PHI G. Hamner B. Buhl 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-8 1 --- O PHI T. Kazanski B. Buhl 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-8 2 --- PHI B. Flowers B. Buhl -0% 100% Walk
t6 0-8 2 1-- PHI R. Ashburn B. Buhl -0% 99% Single to RF; Flowers to 2B
t6 0-8 2 12- O PHI M. Blaylock B. Buhl 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 8-0, Phillies' Ben Flowers facing 3-4-5
b6 8-0 0 --- O MLN E. Mathews B. Flowers -0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 8-0 1 --- O MLN H. Aaron B. Flowers -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b6 8-0 2 --- O MLN J. Adcock B. Flowers -0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 8.
Top of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-8, Braves' Bob Buhl facing 3-4-5
Frank Torre replaces Joe Adcock playing 1B batting 5th
t7 0-8 0 --- O PHI A. Seminick B. Buhl 0% 100% Strikeout
t7 0-8 1 --- O PHI D. Ennis B. Buhl 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t7 0-8 2 --- PHI E. Valo B. Buhl -0% 100% Walk
t7 0-8 2 1-- O PHI W. Jones B. Buhl 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 8-0, Phillies' Ben Flowers facing 6-7-8
b7 8-0 0 --- O MLN B. Thomson B. Flowers -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b7 8-0 1 --- O MLN J. Logan B. Flowers -0% 100% Strikeout
b7 8-0 2 --- O MLN T. Atwell B. Flowers 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 8.
Top of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-8, Braves' Bob Buhl facing 7-8-9
t8 0-8 0 --- O PHI G. Hamner B. Buhl 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 0-8 1 --- O PHI T. Kazanski B. Buhl 0% 100% Flyball: CF
Solly Hemus pinch hits for Ben Flowers (P) batting 9th
t8 0-8 2 --- PHI S. Hemus B. Buhl -0% 100% Walk
t8 0-8 2 1-- O PHI R. Ashburn B. Buhl 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 8-0, Phillies' Jack Meyer facing 9-1-2
Jack Meyer replaces Solly Hemus (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 8-0 0 --- O MLN B. Buhl J. Meyer 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 8-0 1 --- MLN D. O'Connell J. Meyer 0% 100% Walk
b8 8-0 1 1-- MLN B. Bruton J. Meyer 0% 100% Single (CF-RF); O'Connell to 2B
b8 8-0 1 12- MLN E. Mathews J. Meyer 0% 100% Walk; O'Connell to 3B; Bruton to 2B
b8 8-0 1 123 RR MLN H. Aaron J. Meyer 0% 100% Single (Line Drive to Short LF-CF); O'Connell Scores; Bruton Scores; Mathews to 2B
b8 10-0 1 12- O MLN F. Torre J. Meyer 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P; Mathews to 3B; Aaron to 2B
b8 10-0 2 -23 MLN B. Thomson J. Meyer 0% 100% Walk
b8 10-0 2 123 O MLN J. Logan J. Meyer 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 10.
Top of the 9th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-10, Braves' Bob Buhl facing 2-3-4
t9 0-10 0 --- O PHI M. Blaylock B. Buhl 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-P
t9 0-10 1 --- PHI A. Seminick B. Buhl 0% 100% Walk
t9 0-10 1 1-- O PHI D. Ennis B. Buhl 0% 100% Groundout: RF-SS/Forceout at 2B
t9 0-10 2 1-- PHI E. Valo B. Buhl 0% 100% Walk; Ennis to 2B
t9 0-10 2 12- O PHI W. Jones B. Buhl 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 0, Braves 10.

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