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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
5
4
BOS
@CLE
6
2
PHA
@DET
2
3
CHC
@BRO
0
7
CHC
@BRO
4
8
CIN
@BSN
3
0
PIT
@NYG
5
1
STL
@PHI
3
2
 
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Tuesday, July 15, 1941,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 3,296, Time of Game: 1:55
Pirates
5
37-37
 Won 1 
5th, 15 GB
at Giants
1
42-35
 Lost 1 
3rd, 11½ GB
W: Max Butcher (9-7)
L: Cliff Melton (6-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  1   2  0  0   0  2  0    5 10  1
Giants          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  7  4

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Lee Handley 3B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .289 .342 .338 .680 0 2 GDP
Arky Vaughan SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .298 .378 .422 .800 1 2 GDP
Bob Elliott RF 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .282 .349 .405 .754 2 0 2B,SB
Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 1 0 0 1 3 5 .314 .454 .500 .954 13 1
Maurice Van Robays LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .289 .339 .365 .704 3 0
Frankie Gustine 2B 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 .258 .312 .333 .646 1 4
Vince DiMaggio CF 3 0 1 1 1 2 4 .249 .347 .427 .774 2 0 SB
Al Lopez C 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .280 .338 .368 .707 4 1 HR
Max Butcher P 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .163 .217 .163 .380 1 1
Team Totals 36 5 10 3 4 6 40 .278 .350 .389 .739 27 11
2B: B Elliott (12).
HR: A Lopez (3).
TB: A Lopez 5; L Handley 2; B Elliott 2; F Gustine; V DiMaggio; M Van Robays; A Vaughan; M Butcher.
GIDP: A Vaughan (2); L Handley (7).
RBI: A Lopez 2 (32); V DiMaggio (48).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
E: M Butcher (2).
Baserunning
SB: B Elliott (2); V DiMaggio (5).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Johnny Rucker CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .283 .329 .365 .694 2 0
Burgess Whitehead 2B 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .248 .265 .320 .584 6 3
Jo-Jo Moore LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .281 .335 .384 .719 0 0
Mel Ott RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .293 .437 .533 .970 1 0
Harry Danning C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .258 .305 .413 .718 6 4
Babe Young 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .234 .326 .380 .705 9 0
Dick Bartell 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .273 .370 .393 .763 2 1
Billy Jurges SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .263 .346 .343 .689 1 4
   Gabby Hartnett 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .262 .318 .344 .662
Cliff Melton P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .176 .200 .176 .376 0 2
   Ken O'Dea 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .302 .436 .738
   Jumbo Brown P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 1
   Odell Hale 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .240 .345 .347 .691
Team Totals 34 1 7 1 2 3 36 .206 .250 .206 .456 27 15
TB: B Whitehead 3; J Rucker 2; M Ott; H Danning.
RBI: H Danning (40).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 3. H Danning-B Whitehead; B Whitehead-B Young; B Jurges-B Whitehead-B Young.
E: B Jurges (17); M Ott (5); B Whitehead (15); B Young (10).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Max Butcher, W (9-7) 9 7 1 1 2 3 0 3.06 36 70
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 2 3 0 1.00 36 70

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Cliff Melton, L (6-6) 7 7 3 0 2 4 1 2.50 29 59
Jumbo Brown 2 3 2 1 2 2 0 3.21 11
Team Totals 9 10 5 1 4 6 1 1.00 40 59
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jocko Conlan, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - (none), 3B - Beans Reardon.
Time of Game: 1:55.
Attendance: 3,296.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Giants
1 Lee Handley 3B 1 Johnny Rucker CF
2 Arky Vaughan SS 2 Burgess Whitehead 2B
3 Bob Elliott RF 3 Jo-Jo Moore LF
4 Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 Mel Ott RF
5 Maurice Van Robays LF 5 Harry Danning C
6 Frankie Gustine 2B 6 Babe Young 1B
7 Vince DiMaggio CF 7 Dick Bartell 3B
8 Al Lopez C 8 Billy Jurges SS
9 Max Butcher P 9 Cliff Melton P

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