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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
2
7
BOS
@CHW
3
2
NYY
@CLE
8
2
NYY
@CLE
4
3
WSH
@DET
3
6
WSH
@DET
4
2
PHA
@SLB
3
6
PHA
@SLB
6
7
 
(11)
CIN
@BRO
7
4
CHC
@BSN
1
4
CHC
@BSN
0
2
STL
@NYG
14
12
STL
@NYG
0
3
 
(7)
PIT
@PHI
6
0
PIT
@PHI
3
6
Sunday, June 15, 1952,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:01
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Pirates
6
15-42
 Won 1 
8th, 25 GB
at Phillies
0
20-30
 Lost 1 
6th, 15½ GB
W: Howie Pollet (2-7)
L: Karl Drews (2-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         2  0  0   1  2  1   0  0  0    6 11  1
Phillies        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Castiglione 3B 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .277 .333 .418 .752 0.053 0.39 0.073 -0.020 0.1 0 6 2B
George Metkovich 1B 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 .262 .338 .369 .707 0.098 0.44 0.114 -0.017 1.8 14 0 2B,SB
Bobby Del Greco CF 5 1 1 3 0 0 5 .243 .336 .308 .645 0.097 0.61 0.111 -0.014 1.3 1 0
Ralph Kiner LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .244 .423 .476 .899 -0.061 0.57 0.001 -0.061 -0.8 1 0
   Erv Dusak LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .276 .333 .609 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Gus Bell RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .190 .279 .364 .643 0.038 0.69 0.085 -0.048 -0.2 0 0 HR
Joe Garagiola C 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .273 .373 .379 .751 0.060 0.55 0.074 -0.014 0.6 4 1 2B
Jack Merson 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .248 .285 .381 .666 -0.032 0.32 0.000 -0.032 -1.0 2 2
George Strickland SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .171 .261 .276 .537 -0.023 0.23 0.000 -0.023 -0.7 3 5
Howie Pollet P 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .160 .222 .160 .382 0.017 0.31 0.028 -0.011 0.8 0 0
Team Totals 38 6 11 6 1 3 39 .289 .308 .447 .755 0.247 0.46 0.486 -0.240 1.8 27 14
2B: P Castiglione (6, off K Drews); G Metkovich (7, off K Drews); J Garagiola (6, off K Drews).
HR: G Bell (5, off K Drews, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: G Metkovich 4; G Bell 4; P Castiglione 3; J Garagiola 3; H Pollet 2; B Del Greco.
RBI: B Del Greco 3 (15); H Pollet (1); J Garagiola (23); G Bell (14).
2-out RBI: H Pollet; J Garagiola.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 2. P Castiglione-J Merson-G Metkovich; J Merson-G Strickland-G Metkovich.
E: G Strickland (10).
Baserunning
SB: G Metkovich (1, 2nd base off A Hansen/S Lopata).

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Waitkus 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .263 .357 .365 .722 -0.051 0.52 0.000 -0.051 -0.9 8 1
Richie Ashburn CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .239 .316 .307 .623 0.022 0.38 0.039 -0.017 0.4 4 0
Granny Hamner SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .262 .285 .411 .696 -0.071 0.50 0.000 -0.071 -1.2 1 1 GDP
Del Ennis RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .297 .344 .467 .811 -0.009 0.57 0.022 -0.032 -0.2 3 0
Stan Lopata C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .286 .386 .490 .876 -0.035 0.58 0.000 -0.035 -0.6 4 0
Mel Clark LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .229 .289 .343 .632 -0.032 0.40 0.000 -0.032 -0.7 3 0
Connie Ryan 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .254 .343 .379 .722 -0.035 0.53 0.004 -0.039 -0.3 0 2
Putsy Caballero 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .143 .143 .286 -0.030 0.41 0.000 -0.030 -0.9 3 3 GDP
Karl Drews P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .130 .130 .130 .261 -0.011 0.45 0.000 -0.011 -0.1 1 1
   Tommy Brown PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .160 .276 .320 .596 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.1
   Andy Hansen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Smoky Burgess PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .269 .354 .423 .777 0.003 0.08 0.003 0.000 0.4
Team Totals 30 0 5 0 0 2 30 .167 .167 .167 .333 -0.253 0.46 0.068 -0.322 -4.2 27 9
TB: R Ashburn 2; C Ryan; D Ennis; S Burgess.
GIDP: P Caballero (2); G Hamner (5).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
E: C Ryan (8).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Howie Pollet, W (2-7) 9 5 0 0 0 2 0 4.13 30 79 0.254 0.46 4.2
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 30 79 0.254 0.46 4.2

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Karl Drews, L (2-7) 6 10 6 5 0 2 1 4.18 28 32 -0.250 0.63 -3.2
Andy Hansen 3 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.75 11 0 0 0.005 0.04 1.4
Team Totals 9 11 6 5 1 3 1 5.00 39 32 0 0 -0.245 0.46 -1.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Lon Warneke, 2B - Larry Goetz, 3B - Frank Dascoli.
Time of Game: 2:01.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Philadelphia Phillies
1 Pete Castiglione 3B 1 Eddie Waitkus 1B
2 George Metkovich 1B 2 Richie Ashburn CF
3 Bobby Del Greco CF 3 Granny Hamner SS
4 Ralph Kiner LF 4 Del Ennis RF
5 Gus Bell RF 5 Stan Lopata C
6 Joe Garagiola C 6 Mel Clark LF
7 Jack Merson 2B 7 Connie Ryan 2B
8 George Strickland SS 8 Putsy Caballero 3B
9 Howie Pollet P 9 Karl Drews P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 2-0 0 --- R PIT G. Bell K. Drews 9% 83% Home Run
t1 0-0 0 -2- PIT G. Metkovich K. Drews 7% 63% Single to 2B/Bunt; Castiglione to 3B
t1 1-0 2 12- RO PIT J. Garagiola K. Drews 6% 66% Single to 2B (Short RF); Del Greco Scores/unER; Kiner out at 3B/2B-3B
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT P. Castiglione K. Drews 6% 56% Double to 1B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 R PIT B. Del Greco K. Drews 6% 68% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Castiglione Scores; Metkovich to 2B; Del Greco to 1B

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, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT P. Castiglione K. Drews 6% 56% Double to 1B
t1 0-0 0 -2- PIT G. Metkovich K. Drews 7% 63% Single to 2B/Bunt; Castiglione to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 R PIT B. Del Greco K. Drews 6% 68% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Castiglione Scores; Metkovich to 2B; Del Greco to 1B
t1 1-0 0 12- O PIT R. Kiner K. Drews -5% 64% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Del Greco to 2B
t1 1-0 1 12- O PIT G. Bell K. Drews -4% 60% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t1 1-0 2 12- RO PIT J. Garagiola K. Drews 6% 66% Single to 2B (Short RF); Del Greco Scores/unER; Kiner out at 3B/2B-3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Howie Pollet facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O PHI E. Waitkus H. Pollet 2% 69% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-2 1 --- PHI R. Ashburn H. Pollet -3% 66% Single to CF
b1 0-2 1 1-- OO PHI G. Hamner H. Pollet 5% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Phillies 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- O PIT J. Merson K. Drews -2% 69% Strikeout
t2 2-0 1 --- O PIT G. Strickland K. Drews -1% 68% Strikeout
t2 2-0 2 --- PIT H. Pollet K. Drews 1% 69% Single to CF
t2 2-0 2 1-- O PIT P. Castiglione K. Drews -2% 67% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 2, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Howie Pollet facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O PHI D. Ennis H. Pollet 2% 70% Strikeout (C-1B)
b2 0-2 1 --- O PHI S. Lopata H. Pollet 2% 71% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
b2 0-2 2 --- O PHI M. Clark H. Pollet 1% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Phillies 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 2-3-4
t3 2-0 0 --- O PIT G. Metkovich K. Drews -2% 71% Flyball: CF
t3 2-0 1 --- O PIT B. Del Greco K. Drews -1% 70% Flyball: RF
t3 2-0 2 --- O PIT R. Kiner K. Drews -1% 69% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Howie Pollet facing 7-8-9
b3 0-2 0 --- O PHI C. Ryan H. Pollet 3% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- O PHI P. Caballero H. Pollet 2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-2 2 --- O PHI K. Drews H. Pollet 1% 74% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Phillies 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 5-6-7
t4 2-0 0 --- R PIT G. Bell K. Drews 9% 83% Home Run
t4 3-0 0 --- O PIT J. Garagiola K. Drews -1% 82% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 3-0 1 --- O PIT J. Merson K. Drews -1% 81% Groundout: P-1B
t4 3-0 2 --- O PIT G. Strickland K. Drews -1% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Howie Pollet facing 1-2-3
b4 0-3 0 --- O PHI E. Waitkus H. Pollet 2% 83% Foul Flyball: C
b4 0-3 1 --- O PHI R. Ashburn H. Pollet 2% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-3 2 --- O PHI G. Hamner H. Pollet 1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 3, Phillies 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 9-1-2
t5 3-0 0 --- O PIT H. Pollet K. Drews -1% 84% Lineout: SS
t5 3-0 1 --- PIT P. Castiglione K. Drews 1% 85% Single to LF
t5 3-0 1 1-- PIT G. Metkovich K. Drews 4% 89% Double to LF; Castiglione to 3B
t5 3-0 1 -23 RR PIT B. Del Greco K. Drews 6% 95% Single to CF (CF-RF); Castiglione Scores; Metkovich Scores; Del Greco to 2B/Adv on throw
t5 5-0 1 -2- O PIT R. Kiner K. Drews -1% 94% Foul Flyball: C
t5 5-0 2 -2- O PIT G. Bell K. Drews -1% 94% Groundout: 1B-P
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-5, Pirates' Howie Pollet facing 4-5-6
b5 0-5 0 --- PHI D. Ennis H. Pollet -2% 91% Single to 3B/Bunt
b5 0-5 0 1-- O PHI S. Lopata H. Pollet 1% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Ennis to 2B
b5 0-5 1 -2- O PHI M. Clark H. Pollet 2% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-5 2 -2- O PHI C. Ryan H. Pollet 1% 96% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Phillies 0.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-0, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 6-7-8
t6 5-0 0 --- PIT J. Garagiola K. Drews 1% 97% Double to RF (Line Drive)
t6 5-0 0 -2- O PIT J. Merson K. Drews -1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 5-0 1 -2- O PIT G. Strickland K. Drews -1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 5-0 2 -2- R PIT H. Pollet K. Drews 2% 98% Single to LF; Garagiola Scores; Pollet to 2B/Adv on throw
t6 6-0 2 -2- O PIT P. Castiglione K. Drews -0% 97% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Howie Pollet facing 8-9-1
b6 0-6 0 --- O PHI P. Caballero H. Pollet 1% 98% Lineout: LF (LF-CF)
Tommy Brown pinch hits for Karl Drews (P) batting 9th
b6 0-6 1 --- O PHI T. Brown H. Pollet 0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-6 2 --- O PHI E. Waitkus H. Pollet 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Phillies 0.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Phillies' Andy Hansen facing 2-3-4
Andy Hansen replaces Tommy Brown (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 6-0 0 --- PIT G. Metkovich A. Hansen 0% 99% Single to LF (LF-CF)
t7 6-0 0 1-- PIT B. Del Greco A. Hansen 0% 99% Metkovich Steals 2B
t7 6-0 0 -2- O PIT B. Del Greco A. Hansen -0% 99% Flyball: LF
t7 6-0 1 -2- PIT R. Kiner A. Hansen 0% 99% Walk
t7 6-0 1 12- O PIT G. Bell A. Hansen -0% 99% Lineout: LF
t7 6-0 2 12- O PIT J. Garagiola A. Hansen -0% 98% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 6, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Howie Pollet facing 2-3-4
Erv Dusak replaces Ralph Kiner playing LF batting 4th
b7 0-6 0 --- PHI R. Ashburn H. Pollet -1% 97% Single to 3B; Ashburn to 2B/Adv on E6
b7 0-6 0 -2- O PHI G. Hamner H. Pollet 1% 98% Lineout: SS
b7 0-6 1 -2- O PHI D. Ennis H. Pollet 1% 99% Foul Flyball: C
b7 0-6 2 -2- O PHI S. Lopata H. Pollet 0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Phillies 0.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Phillies' Andy Hansen facing 7-8-9
t8 6-0 0 --- O PIT J. Merson A. Hansen -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 6-0 1 --- O PIT G. Strickland A. Hansen -0% 99% Strikeout
t8 6-0 2 --- O PIT H. Pollet A. Hansen -0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Howie Pollet facing 6-7-8
b8 0-6 0 --- O PHI M. Clark H. Pollet 0% 100% Lineout: LF (LF-CF)
b8 0-6 1 --- PHI C. Ryan H. Pollet -0% 99% Single to CF
b8 0-6 1 1-- OO PHI P. Caballero H. Pollet 1% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Phillies 0.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Phillies' Andy Hansen facing 1-2-3
t9 6-0 0 --- O PIT P. Castiglione A. Hansen -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 6-0 1 --- O PIT G. Metkovich A. Hansen -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t9 6-0 2 --- O PIT B. Del Greco A. Hansen -0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Howie Pollet facing 9-1-2
Smoky Burgess pinch hits for Andy Hansen (P) batting 9th
b9 0-6 0 --- PHI S. Burgess H. Pollet -0% 99% Single to CF
b9 0-6 0 1-- O PHI E. Waitkus H. Pollet 0% 100% Flyball: 1B
b9 0-6 1 1-- O PHI R. Ashburn H. Pollet 0% 100% Lineout: LF
b9 0-6 2 1-- O PHI G. Hamner H. Pollet 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Phillies 0.

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