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Scores
Standings
WSH
@CHW
10
5
NYY
@CLE
10
5
BOS
@DET
0
1
CHC
@BRO
3
6
CIN
@BSN
2
3
 
(12)
PIT
@NYG
2
3
PIT
@NYG
4
7
STL
@PHI
5
1
Friday, August 20, 1943,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 7,050, Time of Game: 2:14
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Pirates
4
62-54
 Lost 2 
3rd, 13½ GB
at Giants
7
42-71
 Won 2 
8th, 32 GB
W: Cliff Melton (7-7)
L: Bob Klinger (9-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  3   0  0  0   0  0  1    4  9  2
Giants          0  0  0   0  3  0   2  2  X    7 12  2

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Pete Coscarart SS 3 1 1 2 0 1 .254 .653 2 3 3B,SH
Jim Russell LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .727 2 0
   Bob Elliott 3B 2 0 1 0 0 0 .312 .823 2 2 GDP
Al Rubeling 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .237 .559 0 2
Maurice Van Robays RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .312 .854 1 0 GDP
Tommy O'Brien 3B-LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .746 1 2 SH
Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .286 .802 10 0 HR
Vince DiMaggio CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .256 .772 2 0
Al Lopez C 3 1 1 0 1 1 .253 .625 4 2
Johnny Gee P 2 1 1 0 0 0 .158 .501 0 0
   Bob Klinger P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .173 .430 0 0
   Bill Baker 1 0 0 0 0 0 .287 .763
Team Totals 33 4 9 4 1 4 .273 .718 24 11
3B: P Coscarart (5).
HR: E Fletcher (8).
SH: P Coscarart (5); T O'Brien (4).
TB: E Fletcher 5; P Coscarart 3; J Gee; A Lopez; V DiMaggio; A Rubeling; B Elliott; M Van Robays.
GIDP: M Van Robays (7); B Elliott (12).
RBI: P Coscarart 2 (36); E Fletcher (59); A Rubeling (4).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Elliott-A Lopez-E Fletcher.
E: P Coscarart (19); T O'Brien (5).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Dick Bartell SS 5 0 1 1 0 1 .282 .767 4 6
Mickey Witek 2B 4 1 2 0 1 0 .315 .734 3 2
Johnny Rucker CF 5 2 2 0 0 0 .287 .672 0 0
Joe Medwick LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 .304 .740 0 0 GDP
Mel Ott RF 2 1 1 0 3 0 .235 .811 0 0
Sid Gordon 1B 4 0 3 5 1 0 .250 .698 14 0 2B
Billy Jurges 3B 4 1 0 0 1 2 .243 .627 0 3
Ray Berres C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .160 .392 4 2
   Gus Mancuso C 2 0 1 1 0 0 .225 .560 2 0
Cliff Melton P 3 1 1 0 1 0 .146 .417 0 5 3B
Team Totals 36 7 12 7 7 3 .333 .859 27 18
2B: S Gordon (8).
3B: C Melton (1).
TB: S Gordon 4; C Melton 3; J Rucker 2; M Witek 2; J Medwick; M Ott; G Mancuso; D Bartell.
GIDP: J Medwick (15).
RBI: S Gordon 5 (50); G Mancuso (15); D Bartell (28).
Team LOB: 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Melton-R Berres-S Gordon; D Bartell-M Witek-S Gordon.
E: S Gordon 2 (13).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Johnny Gee 4.2 6 3 3 4 1 0 4.86 24 37
Bob Klinger, L (9-6) 3.1 6 4 4 3 2 0 2.95 19
Team Totals 8 12 7 7 7 3 0 7.88 43 37

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Cliff Melton, W (7-7) 9 9 4 2 1 4 1 3.38 36 60
Team Totals 9 9 4 2 1 4 1 2.00 36 60
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Goetz, 1B - Lee Ballanfant, 2B - (none), 3B - Beans Reardon.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Giants
1 Pete Coscarart SS 1 Dick Bartell SS
2 Jim Russell LF 2 Mickey Witek 2B
3 Al Rubeling 2B 3 Johnny Rucker CF
4 Maurice Van Robays RF 4 Joe Medwick LF
5 Tommy O'Brien 3B 5 Mel Ott RF
6 Elbie Fletcher 1B 6 Sid Gordon 1B
7 Vince DiMaggio CF 7 Billy Jurges 3B
8 Al Lopez C 8 Ray Berres C
9 Johnny Gee P 9 Cliff Melton P

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