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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CLE
8
4
WSH
@DET
4
5
BRO
@BSN
5
0
PIT
@NYG
9
10
CHC
@PHI
7
1
Saturday, May 31, 1947,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 32,905, Time of Game: 2:37
Pirates
9
17-17
 Lost 2 
5th, 3½ GB
at Giants
10
21-14
 Won 4 
1st
W: Ken Trinkle (4-1)
L: Art Herring (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  3  2   0  0  2   0  2  0    9 12  2
Giants          1  4  0   3  0  0   0  1  1   10 15  2

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Billy Cox SS 5 2 3 1 0 0 5 .264 .290 .407 .697 2 2
Culley Rikard CF 4 2 1 0 1 1 5 .254 .390 .397 .786 4 0
Ralph Kiner LF 4 0 2 2 0 0 5 .288 .315 .408 .723 1 0 2B,SH
Hank Greenberg 1B 3 1 0 0 2 1 5 .225 .394 .432 .827 7 1
Frankie Gustine 3B 3 1 2 3 2 0 5 .348 .413 .504 .917 4 2
Jim Russell RF 4 1 2 1 1 0 5 .253 .367 .398 .765 2 0 GDP
Clyde Kluttz C 5 0 0 1 0 0 5 .269 .296 .385 .681 2 1
Eddie Basinski 2B 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .235 .299 .398 .697 3 2
Fritz Ostermueller P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .231 .375 .231 .606 0 0
   Elmer Singleton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Billy Sullivan 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667
   Gene Mauch 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
   Jim Bagby P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Elbie Fletcher 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
   Nick Strincevich P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .282 0 1
   Art Herring P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
Team Totals 38 9 12 8 6 4 45 .316 .409 .342 .751 25 9
2B: R Kiner (4).
SH: R Kiner (1).
TB: R Kiner 3; B Cox 3; F Gustine 2; J Russell 2; E Basinski; C Rikard; B Sullivan.
GIDP: J Russell (6).
RBI: F Gustine 3 (23); R Kiner 2 (17); J Russell (11); B Cox (17); C Kluttz (15).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
E: E Basinski (5); F Gustine (4).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Bill Rigney 3B 5 3 2 2 0 0 5 .307 .390 .500 .890 3 1 HR
Mickey Witek 2B 3 2 2 0 2 0 5 .333 .400 .500 .900 1 2
Bobby Thomson CF 5 2 4 4 0 0 5 .302 .358 .532 .890 4 0 HR
Johnny Mize 1B 5 1 2 3 0 0 5 .354 .457 .717 1.173 7 1 HR
Walker Cooper C 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .319 .362 .513 .875 4 0 SH
Willard Marshall RF 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .301 .380 .519 .899 0 0
Sid Gordon LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .236 .277 .302 .579 3 0
   Joe Lafata 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .313 .421 .500 .921
   Gary Gearhart LF 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .286 .394 .464 .858 0 0 HR
Buddy Kerr SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .289 .352 .337 .689 5 4
Mike Budnick P 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 1
   Bill Voiselle P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .133 .133 .133 .267 0 0
   Gene Thompson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Babe Young 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
   Ken Trinkle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
Team Totals 39 10 15 10 3 1 43 .385 .429 .692 1.121 27 9
HR: B Rigney (5); B Thomson (8); J Mize (14); G Gearhart (1).
SH: W Cooper (3).
TB: B Thomson 7; B Rigney 5; J Mize 5; G Gearhart 4; M Witek 2; M Budnick; B Kerr; B Voiselle; W Cooper.
RBI: B Thomson 4 (26); J Mize 3 (30); B Rigney 2 (19); G Gearhart (1).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Witek-B Kerr-J Mize.
E: B Kerr (3); W Cooper (7).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Fritz Ostermueller 3.2 8 8 7 2 1 3 2.66 22 14
Elmer Singleton 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.25 4
Jim Bagby 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.60 4
Nick Strincevich 1.1 4 1 1 1 0 0 5.20 9
Art Herring, L (1-1) 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 2.70 4
Team Totals 8.1 15 10 9 3 1 4 9.72 43 14

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Mike Budnick 2 3 5 4 3 0 0 9.82 12 29
Bill Voiselle 5 8 4 2 2 3 0 4.87 26
Gene Thompson 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.65 4
Ken Trinkle, W (4-1) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.18 3
Team Totals 9 12 9 6 6 4 0 6.00 45 29
Balks: None.
WP: B Voiselle (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jocko Conlan, 1B - Beans Reardon, 2B - (none), 3B - Larry Goetz.
Time of Game: 2:37.
Attendance: 32,905.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Giants
1 Billy Cox SS 1 Bill Rigney 3B
2 Culley Rikard CF 2 Mickey Witek 2B
3 Ralph Kiner LF 3 Bobby Thomson CF
4 Hank Greenberg 1B 4 Johnny Mize 1B
5 Frankie Gustine 3B 5 Walker Cooper C
6 Jim Russell RF 6 Willard Marshall RF
7 Clyde Kluttz C 7 Sid Gordon LF
8 Eddie Basinski 2B 8 Buddy Kerr SS
9 Fritz Ostermueller P 9 Mike Budnick P

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