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@BOS
8
4
KCA
@CHW
2
4
KCA
@CHW
1
5
WSA
@CLE
3
5
NYY
@DET
2
4
CAL
@MIN
3
5
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@HOU
6
1
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@LAD
5
1
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@NYM
7
8
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@PHI
5
3
 
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@SFG
3
4
Wednesday, August 17, 1966,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 32,461, Time of Game: 2:45
Pirates
7
70-48
 Lost 1 
1st
at Mets
8
52-67
 Won 1 
8th, 18½ GB
W: Bill Hepler (2-2)
L: Al McBean (3-3)
S: Bob Friend (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         2  1  4   0  0  0   0  0  0    7 11  1
Mets            1  0  0   5  0  2   0  0  X    8 10  2

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Matty Alou CF 5 0 2 0 0 1 .344 .813 -0.055 0.87 0.024 -0.079 -0.3 4 0
Gene Alley SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 .278 .733 -0.105 1.14 0.024 -0.130 -0.8 1 1
Roberto Clemente RF 5 1 1 0 0 0 .326 .912 -0.092 1.11 0.026 -0.118 -0.3 1 0
Willie Stargell LF 4 2 2 2 1 1 .324 1.010 0.215 1.07 0.277 -0.062 2.6 3 0 HR
Jose Pagan 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .282 .706 0.050 0.99 0.091 -0.041 0.7 0 1
Donn Clendenon 1B 4 1 1 3 0 1 .305 .885 -0.003 1.15 0.089 -0.092 1.4 5 0 HR
Bill Mazeroski 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .258 .665 0.168 0.92 0.194 -0.026 1.0 2 2 HR
Jim Pagliaroni C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .743 -0.087 1.27 0.018 -0.105 -0.4 8 0
Bob Veale P 3 0 0 0 0 2 .156 .344 -0.029 0.53 0.000 -0.029 -0.4 0 1
   Al McBean P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .222 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jerry Lynch PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .625 -0.067 2.90 0.000 -0.067 -0.3
   Pete Mikkelsen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .397 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 39 7 11 7 1 5 .282 .813 -0.005 1.07 0.743 -0.749 3.0 24 5
HR: W Stargell (28, off J Fisher; 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs); D Clendenon (19, off J Fisher; 3rd inn, 2 on, 0 outs); B Mazeroski (9, off J Fisher; 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out).
TB: W Stargell 5; B Mazeroski 5; D Clendenon 4; M Alou 2; G Alley 2; R Clemente; J Pagan.
RBI: D Clendenon 3 (71); W Stargell 2 (80); B Mazeroski (52); J Pagan (54).
2-out RBI: W Stargell 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 3 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Veale-B Mazeroski-D Clendenon.
E: W Stargell (8).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ron Hunt 2B 4 0 2 2 0 1 .292 .724 0.299 1.72 0.335 -0.036 1.5 2 3
Eddie Bressoud SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .227 .695 -0.003 0.94 0.057 -0.060 -0.4 1 5
Cleon Jones CF 4 2 2 1 0 0 .282 .710 0.049 0.94 0.118 -0.069 0.8 2 0 HR
   Billy Murphy CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .607 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ken Boyer 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 .263 .718 -0.071 0.85 0.028 -0.099 -0.1 0 4 GDP
Jim Hickman RF-1B 4 1 2 1 0 1 .267 .677 0.110 0.99 0.142 -0.032 1.6 4 0
Ron Swoboda LF 3 2 0 0 1 1 .215 .636 -0.017 1.46 0.070 -0.087 -0.2 1 0 SB
Jerry Grote C 4 0 0 0 0 2 .234 .649 -0.138 1.34 0.000 -0.138 -1.3 6 0
Ed Kranepool 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .750 -0.009 0.36 0.000 -0.009 -0.2 7 0
   Hawk Taylor PH-1B 1 2 1 4 0 0 .195 .544 0.253 2.12 0.253 0.000 2.8 4 0 HR,HBP
   Al Luplow PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .674 -0.006 0.25 0.000 -0.006 -0.1 0 0
Jack Fisher P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .122 .381 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Bill Hepler P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .214 .429 -0.025 0.54 0.000 -0.025 -0.3 0 0
   Chuck Hiller PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .304 .733 0.053 3.07 0.053 0.000 0.3
   Bob Friend P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 8 10 8 1 8 .303 .828 0.495 1.21 1.056 -0.561 4.5 27 13
HR: H Taylor (3, off B Veale; 4th inn, 3 on, 1 out); C Jones (6, off B Veale; 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
HBP: H Taylor (1, by A McBean).
TB: C Jones 5; H Taylor 4; J Hickman 2; R Hunt 2; C Hiller; E Bressoud; K Boyer.
GIDP: K Boyer (12).
RBI: H Taylor 4 (10); R Hunt 2 (26); J Hickman (5); C Jones (40).
2-out RBI: R Hunt 2; C Jones.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 4 for 7.
Fielding
E: H Taylor (3); K Boyer (18).
Baserunning
SB: R Swoboda (4, 2nd base off A McBean/J Pagliaroni).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Veale 5 8 7 7 1 5 2 3.36 23 27 -0.285 0.94 -4.2
Al McBean, BS (3), L (3-3) 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 3.47 9 1 1 -0.235 2.08 -0.7
Pete Mikkelsen 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.88 3 0 0 0.026 0.36 0.4
Team Totals 8 10 8 8 1 8 2 9.00 35 27 1 1 -0.494 1.21 -4.5
B Veale faced 1 batter in the 6th inning.

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jack Fisher 2 8 7 7 0 1 3 3.95 15 13 -0.458 0.85 -6.1
Bill Hepler, W (2-2) 4 2 0 0 1 2 0 3.44 14 0 0 0.111 0.56 1.8
Bob Friend, S (1) 3 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.23 11 0 0 0.353 2.01 1.3
Team Totals 9 11 7 7 1 5 3 7.00 40 13 0 0 0.006 1.07 -3.0
J Fisher faced 4 batters in the 3rd inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: A McBean (2; H Taylor).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Doug Harvey, 3B - Harry Wendelstedt.
Time of Game: 2:45.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Mets
1 Matty Alou CF 1 Ron Hunt 2B
2 Gene Alley SS 2 Eddie Bressoud SS
3 Roberto Clemente RF 3 Cleon Jones CF
4 Willie Stargell LF 4 Ken Boyer 3B
5 Jose Pagan 3B 5 Jim Hickman RF
6 Donn Clendenon 1B 6 Ron Swoboda LF
7 Bill Mazeroski 2B 7 Jerry Grote C
8 Jim Pagliaroni C 8 Ed Kranepool 1B
9 Bob Veale P 9 Jack Fisher P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 6-7 2 123 RR NYM R. Hunt A. McBean 33% 75% Single to CF; Swoboda Scores; Taylor Scores; Hiller to 2B
b4 2-7 1 123 RRRR NYM H. Taylor B. Veale 24% 38% Home Run; Boyer Scores; Hickman Scores; Swoboda Scores
t1 0-0 2 1-- RR PIT W. Stargell J. Fisher -20% 32% Home Run; Alley Scores
t2 2-1 1 --- R PIT B. Mazeroski J. Fisher -11% 30% Home Run
b1 0-2 2 --- R NYM C. Jones B. Veale 10% 40% Home Run

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' Jack Fisher facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT M. Alou J. Fisher 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- PIT G. Alley J. Fisher -2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O PIT R. Clemente J. Fisher 3% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- RR PIT W. Stargell J. Fisher -20% 32% Home Run; Alley Scores
t1 2-0 2 --- O PIT J. Pagan J. Fisher 1% 33% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O NYM R. Hunt B. Veale -2% 31% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-2 1 --- O NYM E. Bressoud B. Veale -1% 29% Flyball: LF
b1 0-2 2 --- R NYM C. Jones B. Veale 10% 40% Home Run
b1 1-2 2 --- O NYM K. Boyer B. Veale -1% 39% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Mets 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-1, Mets' Jack Fisher facing 6-7-8
t2 2-1 0 --- O PIT D. Clendenon J. Fisher 2% 41% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 2-1 1 --- R PIT B. Mazeroski J. Fisher -11% 30% Home Run
t2 3-1 1 --- PIT J. Pagliaroni J. Fisher -2% 28% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t2 3-1 1 1-- O PIT B. Veale J. Fisher 1% 29% Groundout: P-1B; Pagliaroni to 2B
t2 3-1 2 -2- PIT M. Alou J. Fisher -1% 28% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Pagliaroni to 3B
t2 3-1 2 1-3 O PIT G. Alley J. Fisher 4% 32% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 1-3, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 5-6-7
b2 1-3 0 --- O NYM J. Hickman B. Veale -2% 29% Strikeout
b2 1-3 1 --- O NYM R. Swoboda B. Veale -2% 28% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 1-3 2 --- O NYM J. Grote B. Veale -1% 27% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Mets 1.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mets' Jack Fisher facing 3-4-5
t3 3-1 0 --- PIT R. Clemente J. Fisher -3% 24% Single to LF
t3 3-1 0 1-- PIT W. Stargell J. Fisher -4% 20% Single to RF; Clemente to 2B
t3 3-1 0 12- R PIT J. Pagan J. Fisher -7% 14% Single to CF; Clemente Scores; Stargell to 2B
t3 4-1 0 12- RRR PIT D. Clendenon J. Fisher -9% 5% Home Run; Stargell Scores; Pagan Scores
Bill Hepler replaces Jack Fisher pitching and batting 9th
t3 7-1 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Hepler 0% 5% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 7-1 1 --- O PIT J. Pagliaroni B. Hepler 0% 5% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 7-1 2 --- O PIT B. Veale B. Hepler 0% 6% Strikeout
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 1-7, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 8-9-1
b3 1-7 0 --- O NYM E. Kranepool B. Veale -1% 5% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 1-7 1 --- O NYM B. Hepler B. Veale -1% 4% Strikeout
b3 1-7 2 --- NYM R. Hunt B. Veale 0% 5% Single to LF
b3 1-7 2 1-- O NYM E. Bressoud B. Veale -1% 4% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-1, Mets' Bill Hepler facing 1-2-3
t4 7-1 0 --- O PIT M. Alou B. Hepler 0% 4% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 7-1 1 --- O PIT G. Alley B. Hepler 0% 4% Lineout: CF
t4 7-1 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente B. Hepler 0% 4% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-7, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 3-4-5
b4 1-7 0 --- NYM C. Jones B. Veale 2% 6% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b4 1-7 0 1-- NYM K. Boyer B. Veale 3% 9% Single to LF; Jones to 2B
b4 1-7 0 12- R NYM J. Hickman B. Veale 8% 16% Single to LF; Jones Scores; Boyer to 3B; Hickman to 2B/Adv on E7
b4 2-7 0 -23 NYM R. Swoboda B. Veale 4% 20% Walk
b4 2-7 0 123 O NYM J. Grote B. Veale -6% 14% Flyball: LF
Hawk Taylor pinch hits for Ed Kranepool (1B) batting 8th
b4 2-7 1 123 RRRR NYM H. Taylor B. Veale 24% 38% Home Run; Boyer Scores; Hickman Scores; Swoboda Scores
b4 6-7 1 --- O NYM B. Hepler B. Veale -2% 36% Strikeout Looking
b4 6-7 2 --- O NYM R. Hunt B. Veale -1% 35% Lineout: RF
5 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 6.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-6, Mets' Bill Hepler facing 4-5-6
Hawk Taylor moves from PH to 1B
t5 7-6 0 --- PIT W. Stargell B. Hepler -4% 31% Walk
t5 7-6 0 1-- O PIT J. Pagan B. Hepler 3% 34% Popfly: SS
t5 7-6 1 1-- O PIT D. Clendenon B. Hepler 3% 37% Flyball: RF
t5 7-6 2 1-- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Hepler 2% 40% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 6-7, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 2-3-4
b5 6-7 0 --- NYM E. Bressoud B. Veale 6% 45% Single to LF
b5 6-7 0 1-- O NYM C. Jones B. Veale -5% 40% Flyball: CF
b5 6-7 1 1-- OO NYM K. Boyer B. Veale -8% 32% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 6.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-6, Mets' Bill Hepler facing 8-9-1
t6 7-6 0 --- O PIT J. Pagliaroni B. Hepler 2% 35% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 7-6 1 --- O PIT B. Veale B. Hepler 2% 36% Strikeout
t6 7-6 2 --- PIT M. Alou B. Hepler -1% 35% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t6 7-6 2 1-- O PIT G. Alley B. Hepler 2% 37% Single/runner struck by batted ball and is out; Alou out at 3B/2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 6-7, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 5-6-7
b6 6-7 0 --- NYM J. Hickman B. Veale 7% 44% Single to LF
Al McBean replaces Bob Veale pitching and batting 9th
b6 6-7 0 1-- O NYM R. Swoboda A. McBean -6% 38% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b6 6-7 1 1-- NYM J. Grote A. McBean 3% 41% Swoboda Steals 2B
b6 6-7 1 -2- O NYM J. Grote A. McBean -6% 35% Lineout: CF
b6 6-7 2 -2- NYM H. Taylor A. McBean 2% 37% Hit By Pitch
Chuck Hiller pinch hits for Bill Hepler (P) batting 9th
b6 6-7 2 12- NYM C. Hiller A. McBean 5% 42% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Swoboda to 3B; Taylor to 2B
b6 6-7 2 123 RR NYM R. Hunt A. McBean 33% 75% Single to CF; Swoboda Scores; Taylor Scores; Hiller to 2B
b6 8-7 2 12- O NYM E. Bressoud A. McBean -4% 71% Popfly: SS
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 8.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 7-8, Mets' Bob Friend facing 3-4-5
Bob Friend replaces Chuck Hiller (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 7-8 0 --- O PIT R. Clemente B. Friend 4% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 7-8 1 --- O PIT W. Stargell B. Friend 3% 78% Flyball: RF
t7 7-8 2 --- PIT J. Pagan B. Friend -2% 76% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t7 7-8 2 1-- O PIT D. Clendenon B. Friend 4% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 8-7, Pirates' Al McBean facing 3-4-5
b7 8-7 0 --- O NYM C. Jones A. McBean -2% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 8-7 1 --- O NYM K. Boyer A. McBean -1% 77% Strikeout
b7 8-7 2 --- O NYM J. Hickman A. McBean -1% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 8.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 7-8, Mets' Bob Friend facing 7-8-9
Billy Murphy replaces Cleon Jones playing CF batting 3rd
t8 7-8 0 --- PIT B. Mazeroski B. Friend -9% 68% Single to LF
t8 7-8 0 1-- O PIT J. Pagliaroni B. Friend 8% 76% Flyball: LF
Jerry Lynch pinch hits for Al McBean (P) batting 9th
t8 7-8 1 1-- O PIT J. Lynch B. Friend 7% 82% Foul Flyball: C
t8 7-8 2 1-- O PIT M. Alou B. Friend 6% 88% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 8-7, Pirates' Pete Mikkelsen facing 6-7-8
Pete Mikkelsen replaces Jerry Lynch (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 8-7 0 --- O NYM R. Swoboda P. Mikkelsen -1% 87% Strikeout
b8 8-7 1 --- O NYM J. Grote P. Mikkelsen -1% 86% Strikeout
Al Luplow pinch hits for Hawk Taylor (1B) batting 8th
b8 8-7 2 --- O NYM A. Luplow P. Mikkelsen -1% 85% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 8.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 7-8, Mets' Bob Friend facing 2-3-4
Jim Hickman moves from RF to 1B
Al Luplow moves from PH to RF
t9 7-8 0 --- O PIT G. Alley B. Friend 7% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 7-8 1 --- O PIT R. Clemente B. Friend 5% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 7-8 2 --- O PIT W. Stargell B. Friend 3% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Mets 8.

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