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Standings
BOS
@CHW
4
2
 
(13)
NYY
@CLE
7
3
NYY
@CLE
8
1
WSH
@DET
0
1
PHA
@SLB
3
2
CIN
@BRO
6
7
 
(10)
CHC
@BSN
4
6
STL
@NYG
2
3
PIT
@PHI
4
14
PIT
@PHI
1
8
Tuesday, July 22, 1952,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: 11,213, Time of Game: 2:27
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Pirates
1
25-69
 Lost 5 
8th, 41 GB
at Phillies
8
45-45
 Won 3 
5th, 19 GB
W: Karl Drews (7-10)
L: Woody Main (2-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1 12  2
Phillies        1  0  0   0  6  1   0  0  X    8 10  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 0 2 1 0 0 5 .266 .323 .374 .697 0.107 0.76 0.181 -0.074 0.7 1 2 2B
Dick Groat SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .229 .279 .244 .523 -0.111 0.99 0.000 -0.111 -2.2 1 2 GDP
George Metkovich 1B 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .290 .360 .411 .770 0.083 0.46 0.084 -0.001 1.0 8 0 2·2B
Ralph Kiner LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .246 .403 .485 .887 -0.088 0.89 0.000 -0.088 -1.2 2 0
Gus Bell RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .238 .291 .411 .703 0.053 0.70 0.085 -0.032 -0.0 1 0
Joe Garagiola C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .256 .345 .372 .717 -0.172 0.85 0.000 -0.172 -1.8 3 0 GDP
Jack Merson 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .265 .306 .377 .684 0.047 0.45 0.058 -0.011 0.5 1 2
Bobby Del Greco CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .233 .316 .298 .614 -0.009 0.84 0.044 -0.053 -0.1 7 0 2B
Woody Main P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .043 .043 .043 .087 -0.061 1.75 0.000 -0.061 -0.5 0 0 SH
   Ted Wilks P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Clyde McCullough PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .234 .261 .271 .532 0.005 0.12 0.005 0.000 0.4
   Harry Fisher P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .300 .300 .300 .600 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.2 0 1
Team Totals 36 1 12 1 0 3 37 .333 .333 .444 .778 -0.146 0.76 0.457 -0.603 -3.2 24 7
2B: G Metkovich 2 (14, 2 off K Drews); P Castiglione (9, off K Drews); B Del Greco (10, off A Hansen).
SH: W Main (3, off K Drews).
TB: G Metkovich 5; P Castiglione 3; B Del Greco 3; J Merson 2; C McCullough; G Bell; H Fisher.
GIDP: J Garagiola (7); D Groat (8).
RBI: P Castiglione (18).
2-out RBI: P Castiglione.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Castiglione-J Merson-G Metkovich.
E: P Castiglione (10); W Main (3).

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Connie Ryan 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .260 .350 .389 .739 0.059 0.58 0.105 -0.046 -0.6 4 3 3B
Richie Ashburn CF 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .263 .348 .337 .685 0.039 0.78 0.079 -0.040 0.7 7 0 2B
Johnny Wyrostek RF 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .267 .353 .351 .703 -0.005 0.37 0.023 -0.028 0.6 0 0
Del Ennis LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .290 .334 .475 .810 -0.022 0.22 0.000 -0.022 -0.8 0 0 GDP
Granny Hamner SS 4 2 2 0 0 1 4 .268 .294 .397 .692 0.068 0.49 0.088 -0.019 0.9 1 5 2·2B
Willie Jones 3B 3 1 0 0 0 0 4 .248 .339 .382 .721 0.111 0.56 0.126 -0.015 0.2 2 4 SH
Stan Lopata C 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .296 .405 .469 .875 0.013 0.37 0.022 -0.009 0.9 3 1 2B
Eddie Waitkus 1B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .273 .355 .365 .720 0.064 0.63 0.084 -0.020 1.4 10 0
Karl Drews P 2 1 1 0 1 1 3 .111 .149 .133 .282 0.027 0.55 0.040 -0.014 1.4 0 1
   Andy Hansen P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .250 .000 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 33 8 10 6 2 2 36 .303 .343 .485 .828 0.354 0.49 0.567 -0.213 4.3 27 14
2B: G Hamner 2 (16, 1 off W Main, 1 off T Wilks); R Ashburn (16, off T Wilks); S Lopata (6, off H Fisher).
3B: C Ryan (4, off W Main).
SH: W Jones (4, off W Main).
TB: G Hamner 4; S Lopata 3; C Ryan 3; E Waitkus 2; R Ashburn 2; K Drews; J Wyrostek.
GIDP: D Ennis (9).
RBI: R Ashburn 2 (30); E Waitkus 2 (21); J Wyrostek 2 (32).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 6 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. W Jones-C Ryan-E Waitkus; G Hamner-C Ryan-E Waitkus.
E: G Hamner (22).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Woody Main, L (2-8) 4 5 6 5 0 2 0 3.82 18 32 -0.286 0.79 -3.0
Ted Wilks 2 4 2 2 2 0 0 2.73 11 3 3 -0.068 0.31 -2.2
Harry Fisher 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.26 7 0 0 0.001 0.00 0.9
Team Totals 8 10 8 7 2 2 0 7.88 36 32 3 3 -0.353 0.49 -4.3
W Main faced 5 batters in the 5th inning.

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Karl Drews, W (7-10) 7 10 1 1 0 2 0 2.99 29 55 0.143 0.96 2.2
Andy Hansen, S (4) 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.38 8 0 0 0.003 0.02 0.9
Team Totals 9 12 1 1 0 3 0 1.00 37 55 0 0 0.146 0.76 3.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tom Gorman, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Lee Ballanfant, 3B - Al Barlick.
Time of Game: 2:27.
Attendance: 11,213.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Philadelphia Phillies
1 Pete Castiglione 3B 1 Connie Ryan 2B
2 Dick Groat SS 2 Richie Ashburn CF
3 George Metkovich 1B 3 Johnny Wyrostek RF
4 Ralph Kiner LF 4 Del Ennis LF
5 Gus Bell RF 5 Granny Hamner SS
6 Joe Garagiola C 6 Willie Jones 3B
7 Jack Merson 2B 7 Stan Lopata C
8 Bobby Del Greco CF 8 Eddie Waitkus 1B
9 Woody Main P 9 Karl Drews P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-1 2 1-- R PIT P. Castiglione K. Drews -17% 51% Double to LF; Merson Scores; Castiglione to 3B/Adv on E6 (throw)
t4 0-1 1 1-3 OO PIT J. Garagiola K. Drews 15% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b5 1-1 0 -2- R PHI W. Jones W. Main 13% 78% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt; Hamner Scores/No RBI; Jones to 2B
b1 0-0 0 --- R PHI C. Ryan W. Main 10% 65% Triple to RF; Ryan Scores/Adv on E5/No RBI
t4 0-1 1 1-- PIT G. Bell K. Drews -8% 54% Single to RF; Metkovich 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, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT P. Castiglione K. Drews 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT D. Groat K. Drews 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- PIT G. Metkovich K. Drews -2% 51% Double to CF
t1 0-0 2 -2- O PIT R. Kiner K. Drews 3% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Woody Main facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- R PHI C. Ryan W. Main 10% 65% Triple to RF; Ryan Scores/Adv on E5/No RBI
b1 1-0 0 --- O PHI R. Ashburn W. Main -2% 63% Foul Flyball: 1B
b1 1-0 1 --- O PHI J. Wyrostek W. Main -1% 62% Flyball: CF
b1 1-0 2 --- O PHI D. Ennis W. Main -1% 61% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O PIT G. Bell K. Drews 2% 63% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 1 --- O PIT J. Garagiola K. Drews 2% 65% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 0-1 2 --- O PIT J. Merson K. Drews 1% 66% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Woody Main facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- O PHI G. Hamner W. Main -2% 64% Strikeout
b2 1-0 1 --- O PHI W. Jones W. Main -1% 63% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
b2 1-0 2 --- O PHI S. Lopata W. Main -1% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 1.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- PIT B. Del Greco K. Drews -4% 58% Single to CF
t3 0-1 0 1-- O PIT W. Main K. Drews 2% 60% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Del Greco to 2B
t3 0-1 1 -2- O PIT P. Castiglione K. Drews 5% 65% Fielder's Choice SS; Del Greco out at 3B/SS-3B-2B; Castiglione to 1B
t3 0-1 2 1-- O PIT D. Groat K. Drews 3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Woody Main facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- O PHI E. Waitkus W. Main -2% 66% Flyball: CF
b3 1-0 1 --- O PHI K. Drews W. Main -1% 64% Strikeout
b3 1-0 2 --- O PHI C. Ryan W. Main -1% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- PIT G. Metkovich K. Drews -5% 58% Single to CF
t4 0-1 0 1-- O PIT R. Kiner K. Drews 4% 63% Flyball: CF
t4 0-1 1 1-- PIT G. Bell K. Drews -8% 54% Single to RF; Metkovich to 3B
t4 0-1 1 1-3 OO PIT J. Garagiola K. Drews 15% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Woody Main facing 2-3-4
b4 1-0 0 --- O PHI R. Ashburn W. Main -2% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- O PHI J. Wyrostek W. Main -1% 66% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 1-0 2 --- O PHI D. Ennis W. Main -1% 65% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 1.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 7-8-9
t5 0-1 0 --- PIT J. Merson K. Drews -5% 60% Single to CF
t5 0-1 0 1-- O PIT B. Del Greco K. Drews 5% 64% Strikeout
t5 0-1 1 1-- O PIT W. Main K. Drews 4% 68% Strikeout
t5 0-1 2 1-- R PIT P. Castiglione K. Drews -17% 51% Double to LF; Merson Scores; Castiglione to 3B/Adv on E6 (throw)
t5 1-1 2 --3 O PIT D. Groat K. Drews 5% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Tied 1-1, Pirates' Woody Main facing 5-6-7
b5 1-1 0 --- PHI G. Hamner W. Main 8% 65% Double to LF
b5 1-1 0 -2- R PHI W. Jones W. Main 13% 78% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt; Hamner Scores/No RBI; Jones to 2B
b5 2-1 0 -2- PHI S. Lopata W. Main 2% 80% Single to SS; Jones stays at 2B
b5 2-1 0 12- R PHI E. Waitkus W. Main 8% 88% Single to RF; Jones Scores/unER; Lopata to 2B
b5 3-1 0 12- PHI K. Drews W. Main 4% 91% Single to RF; Lopata to 3B; Waitkus to 2B
Ted Wilks replaces Woody Main pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-1 0 123 O PHI C. Ryan T. Wilks -3% 88% Flyball: LF
b5 3-1 1 123 RR PHI R. Ashburn T. Wilks 8% 96% Double to RF; Lopata Scores; Waitkus Scores; Drews to 3B
b5 5-1 1 -23 RR PHI J. Wyrostek T. Wilks 2% 98% Single to CF; Drews Scores; Ashburn Scores
b5 7-1 1 1-- OO PHI D. Ennis T. Wilks -0% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
6 runs, 6 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 7.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-7, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 3-4-5
t6 1-7 0 --- PIT G. Metkovich K. Drews -1% 96% Double to LF
t6 1-7 0 -2- O PIT R. Kiner K. Drews 1% 98% Flyball: SS
t6 1-7 1 -2- O PIT G. Bell K. Drews 1% 98% Flyball: CF
t6 1-7 2 -2- O PIT J. Garagiola K. Drews 1% 99% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 7-1, Pirates' Ted Wilks facing 5-6-7
b6 7-1 0 --- PHI G. Hamner T. Wilks 0% 99% Double to CF (LF-CF)
b6 7-1 0 -2- O PHI W. Jones T. Wilks -0% 99% Popfly: SS (Short LF)
b6 7-1 1 -2- PHI S. Lopata T. Wilks 0% 99% Walk
b6 7-1 1 12- R PHI E. Waitkus T. Wilks 0% 100% Single to RF; Hamner Scores; Lopata to 2B
b6 8-1 1 12- PHI K. Drews T. Wilks 0% 100% Walk; Lopata to 3B; Waitkus to 2B
b6 8-1 1 123 O PHI C. Ryan T. Wilks -0% 99% Groundout: SS-C/Forceout at Hm; Waitkus to 3B; Drews to 2B
b6 8-1 2 123 O PHI R. Ashburn T. Wilks -0% 99% Foul Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 8.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-8, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 7-8-9
t7 1-8 0 --- PIT J. Merson K. Drews -0% 99% Single to CF
t7 1-8 0 1-- O PIT B. Del Greco K. Drews 0% 99% Flyball: CF
Clyde McCullough pinch hits for Ted Wilks (P) batting 9th
t7 1-8 1 1-- PIT C. McCullough K. Drews -0% 99% Single to 3B; Merson to 2B
t7 1-8 1 12- PIT P. Castiglione K. Drews -1% 98% Single to C/Bunt; Merson to 3B; McCullough to 2B
t7 1-8 1 123 OO PIT D. Groat K. Drews 2% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 8-1, Pirates' Harry Fisher facing 3-4-5
Harry Fisher replaces Clyde McCullough (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 8-1 0 --- O PHI J. Wyrostek H. Fisher -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
b7 8-1 1 --- O PHI D. Ennis H. Fisher -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b7 8-1 2 --- O PHI G. Hamner H. Fisher -0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 8.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-8, Phillies' Andy Hansen facing 3-4-5
Andy Hansen replaces Karl Drews pitching and batting 9th
t8 1-8 0 --- O PIT G. Metkovich A. Hansen 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-8 1 --- O PIT R. Kiner A. Hansen 0% 100% Strikeout
t8 1-8 2 --- O PIT G. Bell A. Hansen 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 8-1, Pirates' Harry Fisher facing 6-7-8
b8 8-1 0 --- O PHI W. Jones H. Fisher -0% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
b8 8-1 1 --- PHI S. Lopata H. Fisher 0% 100% Double to CF
b8 8-1 1 -2- O PHI E. Waitkus H. Fisher -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 8-1 2 -2- O PHI A. Hansen H. Fisher -0% 100% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 8.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-8, Phillies' Andy Hansen facing 6-7-8
t9 1-8 0 --- O PIT J. Garagiola A. Hansen 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 1-8 1 --- O PIT J. Merson A. Hansen 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 1-8 2 --- PIT B. Del Greco A. Hansen -0% 100% Double to LF
t9 1-8 2 -2- PIT H. Fisher A. Hansen -0% 100% Single to CF; Del Greco to 3B
t9 1-8 2 1-3 O PIT P. Castiglione A. Hansen 0% 100% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 8.

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