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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
7
8
PHA
@CLE
0
1
WSH
@DET
6
3
NYY
@SLB
5
9
CIN
@BRO
4
3
 
(11)
CIN
@BRO
9
2
CHC
@BSN
6
1
PIT
@NYG
1
9
STL
@PHI
7
3
Tuesday, July 23, 1940,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 12,428, Time of Game: 1:57
Pirates
1
36-45
 Lost 1 
6th, 20½ GB
at Giants
9
45-36
 Won 1 
3rd, 11½ GB
W: Carl Hubbell (7-4)
L: Bob Klinger (6-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  3
Giants          1  0  2   1  2  0   0  3  X    9 17  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Lee Handley 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .268 .327 .316 .643 3 1
Frankie Gustine 2B 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .320 .364 .450 .813 2 1
Bob Elliott RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .252 .304 .376 .680 4 1
Arky Vaughan SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .285 .377 .413 .791 3 2
Elbie Fletcher 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .284 .430 .500 .930 5 0
Maurice Van Robays LF 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .290 .336 .406 .741 1 0
Vince DiMaggio CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .244 .318 .500 .818 1 0 GDP
Al Lopez C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .255 .295 .322 .618 5 1
Bob Klinger P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .133 .161 .133 .295 0 0
   Max Butcher P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .423 .444 .500 .944 0 0
   Pep Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .203 .306 .324 .630
   Johnny Lanning P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .250 .333 .583 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 5 0 1 1 32 .161 .188 .161 .349 24 6
TB: L Handley 2; M Van Robays 2; B Elliott.
GIDP: V DiMaggio (5).
Team LOB: 4.
Fielding
E: M Van Robays (6); A Vaughan (30); L Handley (14).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Jo-Jo Moore LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .296 .358 .408 .766 2 0 2B
Burgess Whitehead 2B 5 2 5 1 0 0 5 .295 .332 .365 .697 4 4
Frank Demaree CF 5 2 2 2 0 3 5 .297 .371 .423 .794 1 0
Babe Young 1B 3 1 2 0 2 0 5 .306 .379 .448 .827 12 0
Harry Danning C 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .339 .388 .530 .918 2 0
Mel Ott RF 5 1 3 5 0 0 5 .286 .421 .424 .845 1 0 HR
Tony Cuccinello 3B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .258 .305 .354 .659 1 3
Glen Stewart SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .077 .077 .154 .231 4 5
Carl Hubbell P 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .188 .204 .208 .412 0 3 2B
Team Totals 41 9 17 9 2 5 43 .415 .442 .537 .978 27 15
2B: J Moore (22); C Hubbell (1).
HR: M Ott (8).
TB: M Ott 6; B Whitehead 5; H Danning 2; C Hubbell 2; J Moore 2; F Demaree 2; B Young 2; T Cuccinello.
RBI: M Ott 5 (45); F Demaree 2 (37); H Danning (61); B Whitehead (23).
Team LOB: 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Cuccinello-B Whitehead-B Young.
E: G Stewart (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bob Klinger, L (6-10) 4.1 11 6 5 1 4 1 5.71 24 22
Max Butcher 2.2 3 0 0 0 1 0 6.21 11
Johnny Lanning 1 3 3 2 1 0 0 4.15 8
Team Totals 8 17 9 7 2 5 1 7.88 43 22

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Carl Hubbell, W (7-4) 9 5 1 0 1 1 0 3.14 32 75
Team Totals 9 5 1 0 1 1 0 0.00 32 75
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Goetz, 1B - Babe Pinelli, 2B - (none), 3B - Beans Reardon.
Time of Game: 1:57.
Attendance: 12,428.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Giants
1 Lee Handley 3B 1 Jo-Jo Moore LF
2 Frankie Gustine 2B 2 Burgess Whitehead 2B
3 Bob Elliott RF 3 Frank Demaree CF
4 Arky Vaughan SS 4 Babe Young 1B
5 Elbie Fletcher 1B 5 Harry Danning C
6 Maurice Van Robays LF 6 Mel Ott RF
7 Vince DiMaggio CF 7 Tony Cuccinello 3B
8 Al Lopez C 8 Glen Stewart SS
9 Bob Klinger P 9 Carl Hubbell P

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