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Scores
Standings
WSH
@CLE
3
6
NYY
@DET
1
2
NYY
@DET
8
4
BOS
@SLB
1
3
CIN
@BRO
6
12
PIT
@NYG
10
6
Thursday, September 16, 1948,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 7,174, Time of Game: 2:36
Pirates
10
76-61
 Won 2 
2nd, 4 GB
at Giants
6
73-65
 Lost 2 
5th, 7½ GB
W: Bob Chesnes (13-4)
L: Dave Koslo (8-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         2  0  2   0  1  4   0  0  1   10 18  0
Giants          0  0  0   0  5  1   0  0  0    6  8  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Stan Rojek SS 4 2 2 0 1 0 6 .287 .353 .369 .722 2 3 SH
Eddie Bockman 3B 5 2 4 1 1 0 6 .267 .353 .383 .736 2 0 3B
Dixie Walker RF 5 2 2 3 1 0 6 .306 .385 .383 .768 2 0
Ralph Kiner LF 4 0 1 1 2 0 6 .274 .396 .561 .958 3 0 3B
   Ted Beard CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .171 .333 .268 .602 0 0
Wally Westlake CF-LF 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .291 .370 .464 .834 2 0
Danny Murtaugh 2B 4 2 1 2 1 0 5 .283 .362 .354 .716 1 6 3B
Ed Stevens 1B 4 1 3 2 0 1 4 .249 .309 .385 .694 7 0
   Johnny Hopp 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .285 .356 .406 .762 4 2
Clyde Kluttz C 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .232 .283 .349 .631 3 0
   Ed Fitz Gerald C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .266 .344 .336 .681 0 0
Bob Chesnes P 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .276 .329 .316 .645 1 0
Team Totals 42 10 18 10 6 3 49 .429 .500 .571 1.071 27 11
3B: E Bockman (1); R Kiner (4); D Murtaugh (5).
SH: S Rojek (7).
TB: E Bockman 6; R Kiner 3; D Murtaugh 3; E Stevens 3; W Westlake 2; B Chesnes 2; D Walker 2; S Rojek 2; C Kluttz.
RBI: D Walker 3 (45); E Stevens 2 (65); D Murtaugh 2 (65); R Kiner (117); C Kluttz (20); E Bockman (18).
Team LOB: 12.

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Jack Lohrke 2B 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .247 .331 .344 .675 1 5
Whitey Lockman CF 3 1 1 0 2 0 5 .293 .366 .464 .830 2 1
Sid Gordon 3B 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 .293 .384 .547 .931 4 1
Johnny Mize 1B 5 1 2 3 0 0 5 .291 .399 .562 .961 7 0 2B
Willard Marshall RF 4 1 1 2 1 0 5 .281 .362 .437 .799 1 0 HR
Don Mueller LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .366 .366 .493 .859 4 0
Sal Yvars C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 2
   Johnny McCarthy 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .245 .286 .396 .682
   Wes Westrum C 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .155 .263 .302 .565 1 1
Buddy Kerr SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .244 .316 .289 .605 1 1
   Jack Harshman 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
   Bobby Rhawn SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .333 .278 .611 2 0
Monty Kennedy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .231 .167 .397 0 0
   Dave Koslo P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .119 .159 .167 .326 0 1
   Clint Hartung P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .170 .241 .226 .468 0 0
   Hal Bamberger 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
   Ken Trinkle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .333 .250 .583 0 1
   Lonny Frey 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .225 .295 .250 .545
   Red Webb P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 35 6 8 6 6 3 41 .229 .341 .343 .684 27 13
2B: J Mize (25).
HR: W Marshall (14).
TB: W Marshall 4; J Mize 3; D Mueller 2; W Lockman; W Westrum; J Lohrke.
RBI: J Mize 3 (114); W Marshall 2 (85); J Lohrke (22).
Team LOB: 8.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bob Chesnes, W (13-4) 9 8 6 6 6 3 1 3.24 41 44
Team Totals 9 8 6 6 6 3 1 6.00 41 44

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Monty Kennedy 2 4 4 4 4 2 0 4.11 13 30
Dave Koslo, L (8-9) 3 9 4 4 0 1 0 3.88 17
Clint Hartung 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.74 5
Ken Trinkle 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 2.98 9
Red Webb 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 4.50 5
Team Totals 9 18 10 10 6 3 0 10.00 49 30
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Stewart, 1B - Butch Henline, 2B - (none), 3B - Jocko Conlan.
Time of Game: 2:36.
Attendance: 7,174.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Giants
1 Stan Rojek SS 1 Jack Lohrke 2B
2 Eddie Bockman 3B 2 Whitey Lockman CF
3 Dixie Walker RF 3 Sid Gordon 3B
4 Ralph Kiner LF 4 Johnny Mize 1B
5 Wally Westlake CF 5 Willard Marshall RF
6 Danny Murtaugh 2B 6 Don Mueller LF
7 Ed Stevens 1B 7 Sal Yvars C
8 Clyde Kluttz C 8 Buddy Kerr SS
9 Bob Chesnes P 9 Monty Kennedy P

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