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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
5
2
PHA
@CLE
7
4
WSH
@DET
1
11
WSH
@DET
0
8
NYY
@SLB
7
6
CIN
@BRO
6
11
CHC
@BSN
11
5
PIT
@NYG
1
12
STL
@PHI
14
1
Saturday, June 15, 1940,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 5,941, Time of Game: 2:22
Pirates
1
15-28
 Lost 4 
7th, 16 GB
at Giants
12
30-15
 Won 8 
2nd, 2 GB
L: Joe Bowman (3-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  4
Giants          0  0  3   0  7  2   0  0  X   12 17  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Lee Handley 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .261 .318 .325 .642 1 2
Bob Elliott RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .241 .299 .372 .672 2 0
Arky Vaughan SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .299 .385 .421 .806 0 0
   Pep Young SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .182 .294 .295 .590 0 2
Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .313 .443 .507 .950 10 0 HR
Maurice Van Robays LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .308 .353 .377 .729 2 1
Frankie Gustine 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .322 .369 .455 .824 1 2
Vince DiMaggio CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .226 .314 .548 .863 5 1 SB
Spud Davis C 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 .307 .408 .455 .862 2 1
   Ed Fernandes C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 1 0
Joe Bowman P 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .250 .357 .417 .774 0 1
   Dick Lanahan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0
   Johnny Lanning P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .200 .400 .600 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 5 1 3 7 35 .156 .229 .250 .479 24 10
HR: E Fletcher (7).
TB: E Fletcher 4; L Handley; J Bowman; S Davis; M Van Robays.
RBI: E Fletcher (37).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
E: F Gustine 2 (13); S Davis 2 (6).
Baserunning
SB: V DiMaggio (1).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Burgess Whitehead 3B 6 1 1 1 0 0 6 .310 .358 .390 .748 2 1
Jo-Jo Moore LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 5 .355 .426 .503 .929 2 0 HBP
Bob Seeds CF 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 .231 .231 .231 .462 0 0
Babe Young 1B 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .306 .381 .416 .798 13 1
Harry Danning C 5 2 4 3 0 0 5 .353 .402 .600 1.002 8 1 HR,3B,2B
Mel Ott RF 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .287 .424 .439 .863 1 0 2B
Billy Jurges SS 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .240 .330 .310 .640 1 0
Mickey Witek 2B 3 2 2 1 2 0 5 .367 .419 .443 .862 0 5
Hal Schumacher P 3 2 3 1 1 0 5 .190 .261 .238 .499 0 5 HBP
Team Totals 40 12 17 11 4 3 46 .425 .500 .600 1.100 27 13
2B: H Danning (11); M Ott (8).
3B: H Danning (2).
HR: H Danning (9).
HBP: H Schumacher (1); J Moore (4).
TB: H Danning 10; H Schumacher 3; M Ott 2; J Moore 2; B Young 2; M Witek 2; B Whitehead; B Jurges; B Seeds.
RBI: H Danning 3 (44); J Moore 2 (20); M Witek (6); B Seeds (5); B Whitehead (14); B Young (34); H Schumacher (1); M Ott (28).
Team LOB: 10.
Fielding
E: B Whitehead (6).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Joe Bowman, L (3-4) 4 5 7 6 4 1 1 5.30 23 23
Dick Lanahan 0.1 4 2 1 0 0 0 5.63 5
Johnny Lanning 3.2 8 3 2 0 2 0 4.63 18
Team Totals 8 17 12 9 4 3 1 10.12 46 23

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Hal Schumacher, W (3-6) 9 5 1 1 3 7 1 3.09 35 77
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 3 7 1 1.00 35 77
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Bowman 2 (5).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lee Ballanfant, 1B - Bick Campbell, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Klem.
Time of Game: 2:22.
Attendance: 5,941.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Giants
1 Lee Handley 3B 1 Burgess Whitehead 3B
2 Bob Elliott RF 2 Jo-Jo Moore LF
3 Arky Vaughan SS 3 Bob Seeds CF
4 Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 Babe Young 1B
5 Maurice Van Robays LF 5 Harry Danning C
6 Frankie Gustine 2B 6 Mel Ott RF
7 Vince DiMaggio CF 7 Billy Jurges SS
8 Spud Davis C 8 Mickey Witek 2B
9 Joe Bowman P 9 Hal Schumacher P

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