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Scores
Standings
WSH
@CHW
1
5
PHA
@CLE
3
7
BOS
@DET
11
1
NYY
@SLB
2
4
 
(6)
CIN
@BRO
7
6
 
(10)
CHC
@BSN
1
9
PIT
@NYG
9
0
PIT
@NYG
7
6
 
(11)
STL
@PHI
2
4
Saturday, July 16, 1949,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 20,001, Time of Game: 3:10
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Pirates
7
37-43
 Won 2 
6th, 11½ GB
at Giants
6
39-40
 Lost 2 
5th, 9 GB
W: Bill Werle (6-7)
L: Andy Hansen (1-5)
S: Hugh Casey (5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         2  1  3   0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1    7 12  0
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  0   2  4  0   0  0    6 10  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Pete Castiglione 3B 5 1 2 1 1 0 .292 .713 0 2 2B
Johnny Hopp 1B 1 1 0 0 1 0 .222 .579 1 0
   Ed Stevens 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .716 7 1
Dino Restelli CF 3 1 1 2 2 0 .327 1.066 3 0 2B
Ralph Kiner LF 5 1 2 1 0 0 .333 1.102 3 0 3B,2B
Wally Westlake RF 5 1 2 2 0 1 .317 .922 7 0 HR
Monty Basgall 2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 .189 .495 2 1
Stan Rojek SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 .201 .497 3 1
Phil Masi C 3 1 1 0 0 0 .221 .588 4 1
   Clyde McCullough C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .512 1 0
   Tom Saffell PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .579
   Ed Fitz Gerald C 1 0 1 0 0 0 .301 .722 2 0
Tiny Bonham P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .125 0 0 SH
   Rip Sewell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .377 0 0
   Dixie Walker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .627
   Bill Werle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189 .485 0 2
   Vic Lombardi PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 .407 .910
   Hugh Casey P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
Team Totals 42 7 12 7 4 2 .286 .824 33 8
2B: P Castiglione (10); R Kiner (13); D Restelli (8).
3B: R Kiner (3).
HR: W Westlake (16).
SH: T Bonham (3).
TB: R Kiner 5; W Westlake 5; P Castiglione 3; D Restelli 2; S Rojek 2; E Fitz Gerald; P Masi; V Lombardi.
RBI: D Restelli 2 (24); W Westlake 2 (53); V Lombardi (8); R Kiner (57); P Castiglione (19).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Masi-J Hopp.

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Hank Thompson 2B 5 1 2 3 0 0 .231 .709 3 5 HR,SB
Whitey Lockman LF 5 1 0 0 0 0 .295 .786 2 1
Bobby Thomson CF 4 1 1 1 1 1 .318 .860 2 0 HR
Johnny Mize 1B 5 1 2 2 0 0 .289 .888 13 1 HR
Willard Marshall RF 5 0 3 0 0 0 .324 .945 1 0
Sid Gordon 3B 4 0 1 0 1 1 .307 .979 3 1
Wes Westrum C 5 0 0 0 0 2 .183 .519 4 1
Buddy Kerr SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .559 2 5
   Don Mueller PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 .244 .653
   Bill Rigney SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 .248 .715 2 0
Hank Behrman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
   Red Webb P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .444 1.111 0 1
   Kirby Higbe P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 0 0
   Joe Lafata PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 .343 .995
   Andy Hansen P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .167 1 1
   Monte Irvin PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .333
Team Totals 42 6 10 6 3 7 .238 .741 33 16
HR: J Mize (15); H Thompson (1); B Thomson (12).
TB: H Thompson 5; J Mize 5; B Thomson 4; W Marshall 3; S Gordon; J Lafata.
RBI: H Thompson 3 (5); J Mize 2 (45); B Thomson (51).
Team LOB: 6.
Baserunning
SB: H Thompson (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Tiny Bonham 7 7 5 5 1 4 2 2.85 28 46
Rip Sewell 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 2.75 6
Bill Werle, W (6-7) 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.87 8
Hugh Casey, S (5) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.23 3
Team Totals 11 10 6 6 3 7 3 4.91 45 46

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Hank Behrman 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 3.95 3 38
Red Webb 2 5 4 4 1 0 1 3.12 11
Kirby Higbe 6 3 0 0 0 2 0 9.62 20
Andy Hansen, L (1-5) 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 4.30 13
Team Totals 11 12 7 7 4 2 1 5.73 47 38
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lou Jorda, 1B - Beans Reardon, 2B - (none), 3B - Larry Goetz.
Time of Game: 3:10.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Giants
1 Pete Castiglione 3B 1 Hank Thompson 2B
2 Johnny Hopp 1B 2 Whitey Lockman LF
3 Dino Restelli CF 3 Bobby Thomson CF
4 Ralph Kiner LF 4 Johnny Mize 1B
5 Wally Westlake RF 5 Willard Marshall RF
6 Monty Basgall 2B 6 Sid Gordon 3B
7 Stan Rojek SS 7 Wes Westrum C
8 Phil Masi C 8 Buddy Kerr SS
9 Tiny Bonham P 9 Hank Behrman P

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