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Standings
BOS
@BAL
1
5
BOS
@BAL
5
4
CHW
@KCA
8
3
LAA
@MIN
6
3
MLN
@LAD
6
3
PIT
@NYM
7
2
CIN
@SFG
4
3
Sunday, April 15, 1962, 2:06PM
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 11,278, Time of Game: 2:20
Pirates
7
4-0
 Won 4 
1st
at Mets
2
0-4
 Lost 4 
8th, 4 GB
W: Bob Friend (2-0)
L: Roger Craig (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  5   2  0  0   0  0  0    7 11  0
Mets            1  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    2  6  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Virdon CF 3 2 3 1 1 0 4 .250 .333 .438 .771 0.112 0.53 0.119 -0.007 1.7 4 0 3B
Dick Groat SS 3 1 2 1 0 0 4 .375 .389 .375 .764 0.168 0.82 0.170 -0.002 1.6 1 3 SF
Bob Skinner LF 2 0 0 1 1 0 4 .111 .250 .111 .361 0.042 0.96 0.045 -0.003 0.3 0 0 SF
Dick Stuart 1B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .267 .353 .400 .753 -0.029 0.81 0.037 -0.066 -0.3 12 1
Roberto Clemente RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .429 .529 .786 1.315 -0.056 1.22 0.106 -0.162 -1.6 0 0 2·GDP
Smoky Burgess C 4 1 1 3 0 0 4 .333 .333 .583 .917 0.209 0.68 0.237 -0.028 2.2 4 0 HR
Don Hoak 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .471 .583 1.054 -0.017 0.26 0.006 -0.023 -0.1 2 4
Bill Mazeroski 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .375 .375 .688 1.063 -0.004 0.26 0.014 -0.017 -0.2 2 6
Bob Friend P 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .167 .167 .167 .333 -0.042 0.46 0.000 -0.042 -1.1 1 1 SH
Team Totals 31 7 11 7 2 2 36 .355 .371 .516 .888 0.383 0.66 0.734 -0.350 2.4 * 15
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
3B: B Virdon (1, off K MacKenzie).
HR: S Burgess (1, off R Craig, 3rd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
SF: B Skinner (1, off R Craig); D Groat (1, off K MacKenzie).
SH: B Friend (1, off K MacKenzie).
TB: B Virdon 5; S Burgess 4; D Groat 2; D Stuart 2; B Mazeroski; D Hoak; R Clemente.
GIDP: R Clemente 2 (3).
RBI: S Burgess 3 (4); R Clemente (5); B Virdon (1); B Skinner (1); D Groat (3).
2-out RBI: S Burgess 3; R Clemente.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 3 for 5.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: B Virdon (1st base by C Cannizzaro).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Felix Mantilla SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .267 .353 .533 .886 0.063 0.66 0.098 -0.035 0.5 2 1 HR
Don Zimmer 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .188 .188 .188 .375 -0.058 0.47 0.000 -0.058 -1.0 1 4
Charlie Neal 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .286 .375 .500 .875 -0.022 0.47 0.010 -0.032 -0.5 4 2
Frank Thomas LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .214 .250 .500 .750 -0.046 0.43 0.000 -0.046 -0.9 2 0
Jim Marshall 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .333 .455 1.111 1.566 -0.007 0.38 0.027 -0.034 0.4 10 1 HR
Gus Bell RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .250 .308 .250 .558 0.007 0.38 0.026 -0.019 0.1 2 0
John DeMerit CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .167 .286 .167 .452 0.003 0.39 0.024 -0.021 -0.2 1 0
Joe Ginsberg C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.021 0.73 0.000 -0.021 -0.2 2 1
   Ed Bouchee PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .500 .333 .833 -0.026 0.98 0.000 -0.026 -0.4
   Chris Cannizzaro C 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000 .200 .000 .200 -0.012 0.24 0.001 -0.013 -0.2 1 1
Roger Craig P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Rod Kanehl PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.019 0.76 0.000 -0.019 -0.2
   Ken MacKenzie P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Richie Ashburn PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .273 .273 .273 .545 0.033 0.63 0.033 0.000 0.6
   Bob Moorhead P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.011 0.42 0.000 -0.011 -0.2 2 1
   Bobby Smith PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .167 .000 .167 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
Team Totals 33 2 6 2 3 3 36 .182 .250 .364 .614 -0.118 0.47 0.219 -0.337 -2.6 27 13
HR: F Mantilla (1, off B Friend, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); J Marshall (2, off B Friend, 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
TB: J Marshall 4; F Mantilla 4; G Bell 2; R Ashburn; J DeMerit.
RBI: J Marshall (2); F Mantilla (1).
2-out RBI: J Marshall.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 3. R Craig-J Ginsberg-J Marshall; B Moorhead-C Neal; D Zimmer-C Neal-J Marshall.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Friend, W (2-0) 9 6 2 2 3 3 2 1.00 36 67 0.117 0.47 2.6
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 3 3 2 2.00 36 67 0.117 0.47 2.6

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Roger Craig, L (0-2) 3 6 5 5 2 1 1 15.00 16 26 -0.351 1.29 -3.5
Ken MacKenzie 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 9.00 8 0 0 -0.053 0.31 -1.0
Bob Moorhead 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.57 12 0 0 0.021 0.12 2.0
Team Totals 9 11 7 7 2 2 1 7.00 36 26 0 0 -0.383 0.66 -2.4
Balks: None.
WP: B Friend 2 (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Forman, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Bill Jackowski, 3B - Ed Sudol.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 11,278.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: Cloudy, Rain.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Mets
1 Bill Virdon CF 1 Felix Mantilla SS
2 Dick Groat SS 2 Don Zimmer 3B
3 Bob Skinner LF 3 Charlie Neal 2B
4 Dick Stuart 1B 4 Frank Thomas LF
5 Roberto Clemente RF 5 Jim Marshall 1B
6 Smoky Burgess C 6 Gus Bell RF
7 Don Hoak 3B 7 John DeMerit CF
8 Bill Mazeroski 2B 8 Joe Ginsberg C
9 Bob Friend P 9 Roger Craig P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 2-1 2 12- RRR PIT S. Burgess R. Craig 24% 84% Home Run; Stuart Scores; Clemente Scores
t1 0-0 1 123 OO PIT R. Clemente R. Craig -14% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B
t3 1-1 2 1-3 R PIT R. Clemente R. Craig 11% 61% Single to 3B (Line Drive); Groat Scores; Stuart to 2B
b1 0-0 0 --- R NYM F. Mantilla B. Friend -10% 35% Home Run
t1 0-0 0 1-- PIT D. Groat R. Craig 9% 62% Single to RF; Virdon to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Roger Craig facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT B. Virdon R. Craig 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- PIT D. Groat R. Craig 9% 62% Single to RF; Virdon to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 PIT B. Skinner R. Craig 4% 66% Walk; Groat to 2B
t1 0-0 0 123 O PIT D. Stuart R. Craig -6% 60% Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 1 123 OO PIT R. Clemente R. Craig -14% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: P-C-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- R NYM F. Mantilla B. Friend -10% 35% Home Run
b1 1-0 0 --- O NYM D. Zimmer B. Friend 2% 37% Flyball: CF
b1 1-0 1 --- O NYM C. Neal B. Friend 1% 39% Flyball: SS
b1 1-0 2 --- O NYM F. Thomas B. Friend 1% 40% Lineout: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Roger Craig facing 6-7-8
t2 0-1 0 --- O PIT S. Burgess R. Craig -2% 37% Flyball: SS
t2 0-1 1 --- O PIT D. Hoak R. Craig -2% 35% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-1 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski R. Craig -1% 34% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- O NYM J. Marshall B. Friend 2% 36% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- O NYM G. Bell B. Friend 1% 38% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- NYM J. DeMerit B. Friend -1% 37% Single to C
b2 1-0 2 1-- O NYM J. Ginsberg B. Friend 2% 39% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Roger Craig facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- O PIT B. Friend R. Craig -3% 36% Strikeout
t3 0-1 1 --- PIT B. Virdon R. Craig 3% 39% Single
t3 0-1 1 1-- PIT D. Groat R. Craig 7% 46% Single; Virdon to 3B
t3 0-1 1 1-3 RO PIT B. Skinner R. Craig 1% 47% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Virdon Scores
t3 1-1 2 1-- PIT D. Stuart R. Craig 3% 50% Single to CF; Groat to 3B
t3 1-1 2 1-3 R PIT R. Clemente R. Craig 11% 61% Single to 3B (Line Drive); Groat Scores; Stuart to 2B
t3 2-1 2 12- RRR PIT S. Burgess R. Craig 24% 84% Home Run; Stuart Scores; Clemente Scores
t3 5-1 2 --- O PIT D. Hoak R. Craig -0% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 9-1-2
Rod Kanehl pinch hits for Roger Craig (P) batting 9th
b3 1-5 0 --- O NYM R. Kanehl B. Friend 2% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-5 1 --- O NYM F. Mantilla B. Friend 1% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-5 2 --- O NYM D. Zimmer B. Friend 1% 88% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 5, Mets 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-1, Mets' Ken MacKenzie facing 8-9-1
Ken MacKenzie replaces Rod Kanehl (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t4 5-1 0 --- PIT B. Mazeroski K. MacKenzie 1% 89% Single to 2B
t4 5-1 0 1-- O PIT B. Friend K. MacKenzie -1% 89% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Mazeroski to 2B
t4 5-1 1 -2- R PIT B. Virdon K. MacKenzie 5% 94% Triple to CF; Mazeroski Scores
t4 6-1 1 --3 RO PIT D. Groat K. MacKenzie 1% 95% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Virdon Scores
t4 7-1 2 --- O PIT B. Skinner K. MacKenzie -0% 94% Foul Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-7, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 3-4-5
b4 1-7 0 --- O NYM C. Neal B. Friend 1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-7 1 --- O NYM F. Thomas B. Friend 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-7 2 --- R NYM J. Marshall B. Friend -3% 93% Home Run
b4 2-7 2 --- NYM G. Bell B. Friend -1% 93% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b4 2-7 2 1-- NYM J. DeMerit B. Friend -1% 91% Walk; Bell to 2B
Ed Bouchee pinch hits for Joe Ginsberg (C) batting 8th
b4 2-7 2 12- O NYM E. Bouchee B. Friend 3% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 2.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-2, Mets' Ken MacKenzie facing 4-5-6
Chris Cannizzaro replaces Ed Bouchee (PH) playing C batting 8th
t5 7-2 0 --- PIT D. Stuart K. MacKenzie 1% 95% Single
t5 7-2 0 1-- OO PIT R. Clemente K. MacKenzie -2% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t5 7-2 2 --- O PIT S. Burgess K. MacKenzie -0% 93% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-7, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 9-1-2
Richie Ashburn pinch hits for Ken MacKenzie (P) batting 9th
b5 2-7 0 --- NYM R. Ashburn B. Friend -2% 90% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b5 2-7 0 1-- O NYM F. Mantilla B. Friend 2% 92% Groundout: P-1B; Ashburn to 2B
b5 2-7 1 -2- NYM D. Zimmer B. Friend -1% 91% Wild Pitch; Ashburn to 3B
b5 2-7 1 --3 O NYM D. Zimmer B. Friend 3% 94% Foul Flyball: C
b5 2-7 2 --3 NYM C. Neal B. Friend -1% 93% Walk
b5 2-7 2 1-3 O NYM F. Thomas B. Friend 3% 95% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 2.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-2, Mets' Bob Moorhead facing 7-8-9
Bob Moorhead replaces Richie Ashburn (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 7-2 0 --- PIT D. Hoak B. Moorhead 1% 96% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t6 7-2 0 1-- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Moorhead -1% 95% Lineout: 2B
t6 7-2 1 1-- OO PIT B. Friend B. Moorhead -1% 94% Line Drive Double Play: P-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-7, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 5-6-7
b6 2-7 0 --- O NYM J. Marshall B. Friend 1% 96% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 2-7 1 --- NYM G. Bell B. Friend -1% 94% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b6 2-7 1 1-- NYM J. DeMerit B. Friend -1% 94% Wild Pitch; Bell to 2B
b6 2-7 1 -2- O NYM J. DeMerit B. Friend 2% 96% Strikeout
b6 2-7 2 -2- O NYM C. Cannizzaro B. Friend 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 2.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-2, Mets' Bob Moorhead facing 1-2-3
t7 7-2 0 --- PIT B. Virdon B. Moorhead 0% 97% Single to RF
t7 7-2 0 1-- O PIT D. Groat B. Moorhead -1% 97% Virdon Picked off 1B (C-1B)
t7 7-2 1 --- O PIT D. Groat B. Moorhead -0% 96% Flyball: RF
t7 7-2 2 --- O PIT B. Skinner B. Moorhead -0% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-7, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 9-1-2
b7 2-7 0 --- O NYM B. Moorhead B. Friend 1% 97% Strikeout
b7 2-7 1 --- O NYM F. Mantilla B. Friend 1% 98% Flyball: CF
b7 2-7 2 --- O NYM D. Zimmer B. Friend 0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 2.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-2, Mets' Bob Moorhead facing 4-5-6
t8 7-2 0 --- O PIT D. Stuart B. Moorhead -0% 98% Strikeout
t8 7-2 1 --- O PIT R. Clemente B. Moorhead -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 7-2 2 --- O PIT S. Burgess B. Moorhead -0% 98% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-7, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 3-4-5
b8 2-7 0 --- O NYM C. Neal B. Friend 1% 99% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b8 2-7 1 --- O NYM F. Thomas B. Friend 0% 99% Popfly: 3B
b8 2-7 2 --- O NYM J. Marshall B. Friend 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 2.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-2, Mets' Bob Moorhead facing 7-8-9
t9 7-2 0 --- O PIT D. Hoak B. Moorhead -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 7-2 1 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Moorhead -0% 99% Flyball: LF
t9 7-2 2 --- O PIT B. Friend B. Moorhead -0% 99% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-7, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 6-7-8
b9 2-7 0 --- O NYM G. Bell B. Friend 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 2-7 1 --- O NYM J. DeMerit B. Friend 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 2-7 2 --- NYM C. Cannizzaro B. Friend -0% 100% Walk
Bobby Smith pinch hits for Bob Moorhead (P) batting 9th
b9 2-7 2 1-- O NYM B. Smith B. Friend 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 2.

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