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Scores
Standings
WSH
@CHW
1
3
NYY
@CLE
4
1
BOS
@DET
4
2
BAL
@KCA
8
6
STL
@BRO
3
5
CHC
@NYG
3
9
MLN
@PHI
1
2
CIN
@PIT
2
9
Wednesday, May 16, 1956,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 2,900, Time of Game: 2:14
Cubs
3
5-15
 Lost 4 
8th, 8 GB
at Giants
9
11-13
 Won 2 
6th, 4 GB
W: Don Liddle (1-0)
L: Bob Rush (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  2  0   0  1  0    3  6  3
Giants          1  0  0   3  4  1   0  0  X    9 13  2
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Eddie Miksis 3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .276 .333 .310 .644 2 6 SF
Gene Baker 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .348 .325 .673 1 7
Frank Kellert 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .242 .333 .485 .818 11 1 HR
Ernie Banks SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .272 .352 .630 .981 3 2 3B
Monte Irvin LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .241 .293 .481 .775 1 0
Pete Whisenant CF 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .304 .360 .826 1.186 2 1 2B
Walt Moryn RF 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .291 .348 .443 .791 0 0
Harry Chiti C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .174 .208 .304 .513 3 1
Bob Rush P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .182 .273 .455 1 0 SH
   Don Hoak PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .236 .258 .494
   Jim Hughes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Jim Brosnan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Clyde McCullough PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .167 .333 .500
   Don Kaiser P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Owen Friend PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Team Totals 33 3 6 3 1 5 36 .182 .200 .364 .564 24 18
2B: P Whisenant (3).
3B: E Banks (1).
HR: F Kellert (2).
SF: E Miksis (1).
SH: B Rush (2).
TB: F Kellert 4; E Banks 3; W Moryn 2; P Whisenant 2; H Chiti.
RBI: W Moryn (13); F Kellert (8); E Miksis (2).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Baker-E Banks-F Kellert; G Baker-E Banks.
E: E Banks (3); G Baker (3); H Chiti (1).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Whitey Lockman LF 4 1 2 1 1 0 5 .310 .375 .414 .789 2 0 HR,2B
Al Dark SS 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .304 .327 .422 .749 2 3 HR
Willie Mays CF 4 2 2 1 1 0 5 .245 .333 .457 .791 5 0 3B,2·SB
Hank Thompson 3B 2 0 0 0 3 0 5 .118 .407 .118 .525 0 2
Don Mueller RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .289 .295 .356 .650 4 0 GDP
   Dusty Rhodes RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .209 .306 .279 .585 1 0
Bill White 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .323 .500 .823 4 1
Daryl Spencer 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .245 .294 .383 .677 3 0
Ray Katt C 3 1 1 2 1 1 4 .271 .286 .604 .890 6 1 HR,IW
Don Liddle P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .250 .333 .250 .583 0 0
Team Totals 35 9 13 7 6 2 41 .371 .463 .714 1.178 27 7
2B: W Lockman (4).
3B: W Mays (3).
HR: W Lockman (1); A Dark (1); R Katt (4).
IBB: R Katt (1).
TB: W Lockman 6; A Dark 5; R Katt 4; W Mays 4; D Spencer 2; D Mueller 2; D Liddle; B White.
GIDP: D Mueller (5).
RBI: R Katt 2 (11); D Mueller 2 (14); W Lockman (5); W Mays (12); A Dark (10).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
E: D Spencer (2); R Katt (2).
Baserunning
SB: W Mays 2 (7).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bob Rush, L (2-2) 4 5 4 1 2 0 2 4.38 18 40
Jim Hughes 0.1 4 4 3 0 0 1 7.30 6
Jim Brosnan 1.2 3 1 1 3 1 0 2.70 9
Don Kaiser 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 9
Team Totals 8 13 9 5 6 2 3 5.62 42 40

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Don Liddle, W (1-0) 9 6 3 2 1 5 1 2.66 36 69
Team Totals 9 6 3 2 1 5 1 2.00 36 69
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Brosnan (6).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Bill Engeln, 2B - Vic Delmore, 3B - Jocko Conlan.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: 2,900.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Giants
1 Eddie Miksis 3B 1 Whitey Lockman LF
2 Gene Baker 2B 2 Al Dark SS
3 Frank Kellert 1B 3 Willie Mays CF
4 Ernie Banks SS 4 Hank Thompson 3B
5 Monte Irvin LF 5 Don Mueller RF
6 Pete Whisenant CF 6 Bill White 1B
7 Walt Moryn RF 7 Daryl Spencer 2B
8 Harry Chiti C 8 Ray Katt C
9 Bob Rush P 9 Don Liddle P

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