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Standings
WSH
@BOS
5
2
WSH
@BOS
4
2
CHW
@DET
4
5
NYY
@PHA
8
9
PIT
@BRO
6
14
MLN
@CHC
2
0
STL
@CIN
10
4
PHI
@NYG
1
4
PHI
@NYG
5
2
Saturday, August 15, 1953,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:20
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Phillies
1
61-50
 Lost 2 
3rd, 13 GB
at Giants
4
54-55
 Won 1 
5th, 20 GB
W: Marv Grissom (4-7)
L: Curt Simmons (10-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Phillies        0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  6  1
Giants          0  0  0   3  0  0   0  1  X    4  8  0

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ted Kazanski SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 .217 .567 0.012 0.90 0.085 -0.074 -0.1 2 1 2B
Richie Ashburn CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .319 .783 -0.070 1.20 0.026 -0.096 -0.6 1 0
Earl Torgeson 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .273 .832 -0.006 1.28 0.095 -0.100 0.0 7 0
Del Ennis LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .267 .804 -0.060 1.12 0.037 -0.096 -0.4 1 0
Granny Hamner 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .282 .764 -0.050 1.07 0.036 -0.086 -0.5 2 4
Smoky Burgess C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .313 .837 -0.010 1.03 0.053 -0.063 -0.2 8 0
Johnny Wyrostek RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .299 .759 -0.079 1.23 0.020 -0.100 -0.7 2 0
Willie Jones 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 .228 .741 -0.058 1.69 0.047 -0.105 -0.5 1 2
   Eddie Waitkus PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .284 .690 -0.012 0.45 0.000 -0.012 -0.2
Curt Simmons P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .138 .318 -0.107 1.42 0.000 -0.107 -0.9 0 1
   Connie Ryan PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .298 .835 0.009 0.27 0.009 0.000 0.1
Team Totals 33 1 6 1 4 3 .182 .482 -0.431 1.14 0.408 -0.839 -4.0 24 8
2B: T Kazanski (7, off M Grissom).
TB: T Kazanski 3; E Torgeson; W Jones; G Hamner; S Burgess.
RBI: E Torgeson (38).
2-out RBI: E Torgeson.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Simmons-G Hamner-E Torgeson.
E: T Kazanski (11).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Davey Williams 2B 4 0 2 3 0 0 .290 .752 0.366 1.58 0.398 -0.032 3.0 0 4 2·2B
Al Dark LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .293 .784 -0.138 0.87 0.000 -0.138 -1.5 0 0
Hank Thompson 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 .325 1.052 0.020 0.91 0.047 -0.027 0.7 2 1 3B
Bobby Thomson CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .289 .784 -0.077 1.25 0.036 -0.113 -1.1 4 0
Daryl Spencer SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .235 .800 -0.138 0.85 0.000 -0.138 -1.8 5 1 GDP
Whitey Lockman 1B 4 1 3 1 0 0 .312 .758 0.066 0.58 0.081 -0.015 1.0 9 1
Don Mueller RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .311 .726 0.007 0.74 0.047 -0.039 -0.3 3 0
Wes Westrum C 2 1 0 0 1 1 .201 .674 0.040 1.30 0.076 -0.036 0.3 3 0
Marv Grissom P 3 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .033 -0.077 1.47 0.030 -0.107 -0.8 1 1
Team Totals 32 4 8 4 2 7 .250 .669 0.069 1.04 0.715 -0.645 -0.4 27 8
2B: D Williams 2 (10, 2 off C Simmons).
3B: H Thompson (7, off C Simmons).
TB: D Williams 4; W Lockman 3; H Thompson 3; D Mueller; B Thomson.
GIDP: D Spencer (8).
RBI: D Williams 3 (31); W Lockman (43).
2-out RBI: D Williams 3; W Lockman.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 8.

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Curt Simmons, L (10-10) 8 8 4 4 2 7 0 3.23 34 55 -0.069 1.04 0.4
Team Totals 8 8 4 4 2 7 0 4.50 34 55 -0.069 1.04 0.4

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Marv Grissom, W (4-7) 9 6 1 1 4 3 0 4.28 37 70 0.431 1.14 4.0
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 4 3 0 1.00 37 70 0.431 1.14 4.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lee Ballanfant, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Artie Gore, 3B - Bill Jackowski.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Phillies         New York Giants
1 Ted Kazanski SS 1 Davey Williams 2B
2 Richie Ashburn CF 2 Al Dark LF
3 Earl Torgeson 1B 3 Hank Thompson 3B
4 Del Ennis LF 4 Bobby Thomson CF
5 Granny Hamner 2B 5 Daryl Spencer SS
6 Smoky Burgess C 6 Whitey Lockman 1B
7 Johnny Wyrostek RF 7 Don Mueller RF
8 Willie Jones 3B 8 Wes Westrum C
9 Curt Simmons P 9 Marv Grissom P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 0-1 2 123 RRR NYG D. Williams C. Simmons 30% 77% Double to CF; Lockman Scores; Mueller Scores; Westrum Scores
b3 0-1 1 1-- NYG D. Williams C. Simmons 10% 54% Double to CF; Grissom to 3B
b4 0-1 1 123 O NYG M. Grissom C. Simmons -10% 47% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --3 R PHI E. Torgeson M. Grissom -9% 42% Single to CF; Kazanski Scores
b3 0-1 1 -23 O NYG A. Dark C. Simmons -9% 45% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Marv Grissom facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PHI T. Kazanski M. Grissom 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 1 --- O PHI R. Ashburn M. Grissom 2% 54% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 2 --- O PHI E. Torgeson M. Grissom 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYG D. Williams C. Simmons -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYG A. Dark C. Simmons -2% 51% Foul Flyball: SS
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYG H. Thompson C. Simmons -1% 50% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Marv Grissom facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- PHI D. Ennis M. Grissom -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O PHI G. Hamner M. Grissom 4% 50% Foul Flyball: 3B
t2 0-0 1 1-- O PHI S. Burgess M. Grissom 3% 53% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 1-- PHI J. Wyrostek M. Grissom -2% 51% Walk; Ennis to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- O PHI W. Jones M. Grissom 4% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- NYG B. Thomson C. Simmons 4% 59% Single to LF
b2 0-0 0 1-- OO NYG D. Spencer C. Simmons -8% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- NYG W. Lockman C. Simmons 1% 52% Single to CF
b2 0-0 2 1-- O NYG D. Mueller C. Simmons -2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Giants 0.
Top of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Marv Grissom facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O PHI C. Simmons M. Grissom 3% 53% Lineout: SS
t3 0-0 1 --- PHI T. Kazanski M. Grissom -4% 48% Double to CF
t3 0-0 1 -2- O PHI R. Ashburn M. Grissom 3% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Kazanski to 3B
t3 0-0 2 --3 R PHI E. Torgeson M. Grissom -9% 42% Single to CF; Kazanski Scores
t3 1-0 2 1-- O PHI D. Ennis M. Grissom 2% 44% Flyball: 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- O NYG W. Westrum C. Simmons -3% 42% Flyball: RF
b3 0-1 1 --- NYG M. Grissom C. Simmons 3% 45% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b3 0-1 1 1-- NYG D. Williams C. Simmons 10% 54% Double to CF; Grissom to 3B
b3 0-1 1 -23 O NYG A. Dark C. Simmons -9% 45% Strikeout
b3 0-1 2 -23 NYG H. Thompson C. Simmons 2% 47% Walk
b3 0-1 2 123 O NYG B. Thomson C. Simmons -9% 38% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Marv Grissom facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- O PHI G. Hamner M. Grissom 2% 41% Flyball: CF
t4 1-0 1 --- O PHI S. Burgess M. Grissom 2% 43% Strikeout
t4 1-0 2 --- O PHI J. Wyrostek M. Grissom 1% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 5-6-7
b4 0-1 0 --- O NYG D. Spencer C. Simmons -3% 41% Strikeout
b4 0-1 1 --- NYG W. Lockman C. Simmons 3% 44% Single to RF
b4 0-1 1 1-- NYG D. Mueller C. Simmons 5% 49% Single to RF; Lockman to 2B
b4 0-1 1 12- NYG W. Westrum C. Simmons 8% 56% Walk; Lockman to 3B; Mueller to 2B
b4 0-1 1 123 O NYG M. Grissom C. Simmons -10% 47% Strikeout
b4 0-1 2 123 RRR NYG D. Williams C. Simmons 30% 77% Double to CF; Lockman Scores; Mueller Scores; Westrum Scores
b4 3-1 2 -2- O NYG A. Dark C. Simmons -3% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 3.
Top of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Giants' Marv Grissom facing 8-9-1
t5 1-3 0 --- PHI W. Jones M. Grissom -5% 69% Single to LF
t5 1-3 0 1-- O PHI C. Simmons M. Grissom 4% 74% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t5 1-3 1 1-- O PHI T. Kazanski M. Grissom 4% 78% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t5 1-3 2 1-- PHI R. Ashburn M. Grissom -3% 75% Walk; Kazanski to 2B
t5 1-3 2 12- O PHI E. Torgeson M. Grissom 5% 80% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-1, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 3-4-5
b5 3-1 0 --- O NYG H. Thompson C. Simmons -2% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 3-1 1 --- O NYG B. Thomson C. Simmons -1% 78% Strikeout
b5 3-1 2 --- O NYG D. Spencer C. Simmons -1% 77% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 3.
Top of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Giants' Marv Grissom facing 4-5-6
t6 1-3 0 --- O PHI D. Ennis M. Grissom 3% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 1-3 1 --- PHI G. Hamner M. Grissom -4% 77% Single to RF
t6 1-3 1 1-- PHI S. Burgess M. Grissom -5% 71% Single to CF; Hamner to 2B
t6 1-3 1 12- O PHI J. Wyrostek M. Grissom 7% 78% Lineout: RF
t6 1-3 2 12- O PHI W. Jones M. Grissom 6% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-1, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 6-7-8
b6 3-1 0 --- O NYG W. Lockman C. Simmons -1% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 3-1 1 --- O NYG D. Mueller C. Simmons -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 3-1 2 --- O NYG W. Westrum C. Simmons -1% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 3.
Top of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Giants' Marv Grissom facing 9-1-2
t7 1-3 0 --- O PHI C. Simmons M. Grissom 4% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-3 1 --- PHI T. Kazanski M. Grissom -4% 80% Single to RF
t7 1-3 1 1-- O PHI R. Ashburn M. Grissom 5% 85% Flyball: RF
t7 1-3 2 1-- O PHI E. Torgeson M. Grissom 3% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-1, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 9-1-2
b7 3-1 0 --- O NYG M. Grissom C. Simmons -1% 87% Strikeout
b7 3-1 1 --- O NYG D. Williams C. Simmons -1% 86% Flyball: SS
b7 3-1 2 --- O NYG A. Dark C. Simmons -1% 85% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 3.
Top of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Giants' Marv Grissom facing 4-5-6
t8 1-3 0 --- O PHI D. Ennis M. Grissom 4% 89% Flyball: CF
t8 1-3 1 --- O PHI G. Hamner M. Grissom 3% 92% Flyball: CF
t8 1-3 2 --- O PHI S. Burgess M. Grissom 2% 93% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-1, Phillies' Curt Simmons facing 3-4-5
b8 3-1 0 --- NYG H. Thompson C. Simmons 3% 97% Triple to RF
b8 3-1 0 --3 O NYG B. Thomson C. Simmons -1% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-1 1 --3 O NYG D. Spencer C. Simmons -2% 93% Flyball: 2B
b8 3-1 2 --3 R NYG W. Lockman C. Simmons 3% 97% Single to P; Thompson Scores
b8 4-1 2 1-- O NYG D. Mueller C. Simmons -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 4.
Top of the 9th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-4, Giants' Marv Grissom facing 7-8-9
t9 1-4 0 --- O PHI J. Wyrostek M. Grissom 2% 98% Flyball: SS
Eddie Waitkus pinch hits for Willie Jones (3B) batting 8th
t9 1-4 1 --- O PHI E. Waitkus M. Grissom 1% 100% Strikeout
Connie Ryan pinch hits for Curt Simmons (P) batting 9th
t9 1-4 2 --- PHI C. Ryan M. Grissom -1% 99% Walk
t9 1-4 2 1-- O PHI T. Kazanski M. Grissom 1% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Giants 4.

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