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Scores
Standings
PHA
@SLB
5
4
CIN
@BRO
5
1
CHC
@BSN
9
8
PIT
@NYG
3
7
STL
@PHI
2
3
Tuesday, May 12, 1942,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 0:00
Pirates
3
16-12
 Lost 1 
2nd, 2½ GB
at Giants
7
12-14
 Won 1 
6th, 5½ GB
W: Cliff Melton (4-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         2  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    3  7  1
Giants          0  0  4   0  0  0   0  3  X    7 11  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Pete Coscarart SS 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .210 .255 .260 .515 2 4
Frankie Gustine 2B 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .305 .414 .424 .838 2 4
Jimmy Wasdell RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .295 .402 .308 .710 2 0 SH
Bob Elliott 3B 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .274 .320 .444 .764 0 1
Vince DiMaggio CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .243 .311 .396 .708 1 0 3B
Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 0 0 1 0 3 4 .240 .377 .280 .657 10 1
Maurice Van Robays LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .220 .352 .305 .657 2 0
Al Lopez C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .305 .359 .322 .681 4 0
   Culley Rikard PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333
Ken Heintzelman P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .091 .091 .182 .273 0 0
   Johnny Lanning P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .125 .222 .250 .472 1 1 2B
   Alf Anderson PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .167 .250 .222 .472 2B
Team Totals 31 3 7 3 4 4 36 .226 .314 .355 .669 24 11
2B: J Lanning (1); A Anderson (1).
3B: V DiMaggio (1).
SH: J Wasdell (3).
TB: V DiMaggio 4; A Anderson 2; J Lanning 2; A Lopez; B Elliott; P Coscarart.
RBI: B Elliott 2 (15); E Fletcher (14).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Coscarart-F Gustine-E Fletcher.
E: J Lanning (1).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Dick Bartell 3B 3 1 0 0 2 1 5 .197 .258 .311 .569 1 4
Billy Jurges SS 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .242 .324 .258 .582 2 2 GDP
Mel Ott RF 3 1 2 2 2 0 5 .253 .377 .358 .735 1 0
Johnny Mize 1B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .272 .330 .417 .748 14 1
Harry Danning C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .235 .286 .337 .622 4 0
Willard Marshall LF 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .250 .284 .394 .679 1 0 2B
Buster Maynard CF 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .276 .300 .483 .783 1 0
Connie Ryan 2B 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 2 4 SH
Cliff Melton P 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .263 .364 .263 .627 1 5
Team Totals 34 7 11 6 5 2 40 .324 .410 .353 .763 27 16
2B: W Marshall (3).
SH: C Ryan (1).
TB: W Marshall 3; B Jurges 3; B Maynard 2; M Ott 2; C Melton 2.
GIDP: B Jurges (3).
RBI: M Ott 2 (10); B Maynard (6); W Marshall (23); B Jurges (2); C Melton (1).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
TP: 1. C Ryan-B Jurges.
E: H Danning (3).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Ken Heintzelman, L (3-2) 2.2 6 4 4 2 0 0 3.35 16 28
Johnny Lanning 5.1 5 3 0 3 2 0 2.73 24
Team Totals 8 11 7 4 5 2 0 4.50 40 28

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Cliff Melton, W (4-2) 9 7 3 3 4 4 0 1.91 36 61
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 4 4 0 3.00 36 61
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Goetz, 1B - Beans Reardon, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Giants
1 Pete Coscarart SS 1 Dick Bartell 3B
2 Frankie Gustine 2B 2 Billy Jurges SS
3 Jimmy Wasdell RF 3 Mel Ott RF
4 Bob Elliott 3B 4 Johnny Mize 1B
5 Vince DiMaggio CF 5 Harry Danning C
6 Elbie Fletcher 1B 6 Willard Marshall LF
7 Maurice Van Robays LF 7 Buster Maynard CF
8 Al Lopez C 8 Connie Ryan 2B
9 Ken Heintzelman P 9 Cliff Melton P

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