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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
2
4
BOS
@CHW
6
1
PHA
@CLE
2
1
PHA
@CLE
7
0
WSH
@DET
3
10
WSH
@DET
6
4
NYY
@SLB
3
2
 
(11)
NYY
@SLB
8
5
CHC
@BRO
3
6
CHC
@BRO
2
8
PIT
@NYG
8
4
PIT
@NYG
0
9
STL
@PHI
2
15
STL
@PHI
4
3
Monday, July 5, 1943,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 8,688, Time of Game: 2:21
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Pirates
0
36-32
 Lost 1 
3rd, 6½ GB
at Giants
9
29-42
 Won 1 
8th, 15 GB
W: Ken Chase (1-7)
L: Bob Klinger (5-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  3
Giants          0  0  0   1  4  4   0  0  X    9 12  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Frankie Gustine SS 5 0 2 0 0 0 .296 .707 1 3
Jim Russell LF 3 0 0 0 2 2 .257 .710 1 0
Tommy O'Brien RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .321 .789 3 0 GDP
Bob Elliott 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .265 .705 5 2
Elbie Fletcher 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .276 .761 5 1
Vince DiMaggio CF 2 0 0 0 2 2 .256 .758 2 0
Pete Coscarart 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .224 .587 4 2
Al Lopez C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .241 .575 3 1
   Johnny Wyrostek 0 0 0 0 0 0 .140 .327
Bob Klinger P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .483 0 1
   Johnny Podgajny P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .490 0 0
   Johnny Barrett 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .627
   Harry Shuman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
   Rip Sewell 1 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .501
Team Totals 33 0 6 0 5 5 .182 .471 24 10
TB: F Gustine 2; B Elliott 2; E Fletcher; A Lopez.
GIDP: T O'Brien (5).
Team LOB: 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Gustine-P Coscarart-E Fletcher.
E: J Podgajny (5); E Fletcher (4); P Coscarart (11).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Dick Bartell SS 4 2 1 1 0 0 .276 .806 0 6 SH
Mickey Witek 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .270 .625 3 2 SH
Johnny Rucker CF 5 1 1 1 0 1 .280 .637 4 0
Mel Ott RF 4 2 2 2 1 0 .251 .867 1 0 HR
Sid Gordon 3B 5 0 1 1 0 0 .228 .665 1 2 GDP
Buster Maynard LF 4 2 2 0 1 0 .216 .609 3 0 2·2B
Gus Mancuso C 4 0 1 2 1 0 .230 .531 5 0
Joe Orengo 1B 2 0 1 1 2 1 .197 .617 8 0
   Nap Reyes 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .138 .345 2 0
Ken Chase P 3 1 1 0 1 0 .105 .308 0 1 2B
Team Totals 35 9 12 8 6 2 .343 .953 27 11
2B: K Chase (1); B Maynard 2 (6).
HR: M Ott (12).
SH: D Bartell (3); M Witek (3).
TB: M Ott 5; B Maynard 4; K Chase 2; M Witek 2; J Rucker; S Gordon; G Mancuso; J Orengo; D Bartell.
GIDP: S Gordon (19).
RBI: G Mancuso 2 (11); M Ott 2 (33); D Bartell (22); J Rucker (15); J Orengo (21); S Gordon (32).
Team LOB: 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Gordon-M Witek-J Orengo.
E: D Bartell (8).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bob Klinger, L (5-2) 4.2 9 5 5 4 1 1 2.73 25 23
Johnny Podgajny 1.1 2 4 1 2 1 0 3.69 11
Harry Shuman 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.98 7
Team Totals 8 12 9 6 6 2 1 6.75 43 23

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Ken Chase, W (1-7) 9 6 0 0 5 5 0 6.04 38 75
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 5 5 0 0.00 38 75
Balks: None.
WP: K Chase 2 (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Babe Pinelli, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Giants
1 Frankie Gustine SS 1 Dick Bartell SS
2 Jim Russell LF 2 Mickey Witek 2B
3 Tommy O'Brien RF 3 Johnny Rucker CF
4 Bob Elliott 3B 4 Mel Ott RF
5 Elbie Fletcher 1B 5 Sid Gordon 3B
6 Vince DiMaggio CF 6 Buster Maynard LF
7 Pete Coscarart 2B 7 Gus Mancuso C
8 Al Lopez C 8 Joe Orengo 1B
9 Bob Klinger P 9 Ken Chase P

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