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Scores
Standings
CLE
@BAL
3
2
DET
@BOS
2
4
KCA
@NYY
6
7
CHW
@WSH
9
7
BRO
@CHC
11
4
NYG
@CIN
3
4
PIT
@MLN
1
4
PHI
@STL
8
6
Wednesday, August 29, 1956,
, County Stadium
Attendance: 24,861, Time of Game: 2:30
Pirates
1
54-73
 Lost 1 
6th, 23 GB
at Braves
4
76-49
 Won 1 
1st
W: Lew Burdette (17-8)
L: Roy Face (9-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  7  0
Braves          0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  3    4  7  0
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Bob Skinner LF-1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .207 .602 1 0
Bill Virdon CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .309 .788 3 0
Dale Long 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .269 .834 15 0
   Eddie O'Brien PR-LF 0 1 0 0 0 0 .264 .574 0 0
Roberto Clemente RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .298 .744 1 0
Dick Groat SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 .273 .637 1 7
Frank Thomas 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .284 .781 0 3 2B
Vern Law P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .149 .414 0 1
   Lee Walls PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .757
   Roy Face P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .417 0 0
Jack Shepard C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .664 3 1
Bill Mazeroski 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .243 .616 1 5
Team Totals 33 1 7 1 0 5 .212 .455 25 17
2B: F Thomas (22).
TB: D Long 2; F Thomas 2; D Groat 2; B Mazeroski; R Clemente.
RBI: D Groat (25).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Groat-B Mazeroski-D Long.

Milwaukee Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Danny O'Connell 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .247 .691 2 1 SH
Johnny Logan SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .756 1 4
Hank Aaron RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .326 .931 0 0 GDP
Eddie Mathews 3B 3 2 1 1 1 0 .263 .898 0 1 HR
Joe Adcock 1B 4 1 1 3 0 1 .308 1.030 9 0 HR
Bobby Thomson LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .245 .735 4 1 CS
Bill Bruton CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 .283 .738 5 0
Del Rice C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .239 .665 6 0
Lew Burdette P 3 0 2 0 0 0 .216 .460 0 2
Team Totals 29 4 7 4 2 3 .241 .739 27 9
HR: E Mathews (33); J Adcock (34).
SH: D O'Connell (13).
TB: J Adcock 4; E Mathews 4; L Burdette 2; B Thomson; D O'Connell; H Aaron.
GIDP: H Aaron (14).
RBI: J Adcock 3 (88); E Mathews (80).
Team LOB: 3.
Baserunning
CS: B Thomson (2).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Vern Law 7 4 1 1 1 2 1 4.45 24 66
Roy Face, L (9-9) 1.1 3 3 3 1 1 1 3.49 8
Team Totals 8.1 7 4 4 2 3 2 4.32 32 66

Milwaukee Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Lew Burdette, W (17-8) 9 7 1 1 0 5 0 2.39 33 74
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 0 5 0 1.00 33 74
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Dascoli, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Bill Engeln, 3B - Larry Goetz.
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Milwaukee Braves
1 Bob Skinner LF 1 Danny O'Connell 2B
2 Bill Virdon CF 2 Johnny Logan SS
3 Dale Long 1B 3 Hank Aaron RF
4 Roberto Clemente RF 4 Eddie Mathews 3B
5 Dick Groat SS 5 Joe Adcock 1B
6 Frank Thomas 3B 6 Bobby Thomson LF
7 Vern Law P 7 Bill Bruton CF
8 Jack Shepard C 8 Del Rice C
9 Bill Mazeroski 2B 9 Lew Burdette P

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