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Sunday, September 6, 1959,
, Connie Mack Stadium
Attendance: 9,684, Time of Game: 1:44
Pirates
1
71-66
 Lost 1 
4th, 5½ GB
at Phillies
2
58-80
 Won 1 
8th, 19 GB
W: Robin Roberts (13-15)
L: Vern Law (15-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  4  3
Phillies        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  X    2  5  0

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Skinner LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .274 .748 0.190 1.96 0.275 -0.085 0.3 1 0
Dick Groat SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .271 .674 0.016 1.84 0.090 -0.074 -0.1 3 3 HBP
Roberto Clemente RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .293 .718 -0.553 1.89 0.000 -0.553 -2.3 1 0
Dick Stuart 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .307 .951 -0.153 2.09 0.038 -0.191 -0.4 12 0
Smoky Burgess C 3 0 1 0 0 0 .306 .862 0.034 1.42 0.133 -0.099 -0.3 2 0 2B
   Dick Schofield PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 .237 .661 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Hank Foiles C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .206 .555 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Don Hoak 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .788 -0.035 1.08 0.000 -0.035 -0.4 1 5 SH
Bill Mazeroski 2B 2 0 0 1 0 0 .247 .621 0.027 1.88 0.086 -0.059 -0.3 1 4 SH
Bill Virdon CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .244 .656 -0.054 0.72 0.000 -0.054 -0.4 3 1
Vern Law P 2 0 1 0 0 0 .174 .426 0.007 0.56 0.019 -0.012 0.0 0 2
   Rocky Nelson PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .285 .830 0.115 2.87 0.115 0.000 0.4
   Roman Mejias PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .653 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Team Totals 27 1 4 1 1 3 .148 .392 -0.406 1.62 0.756 -1.162 -3.5 24 15
2B: S Burgess (28, off R Roberts).
SH: B Mazeroski (10, off R Roberts); D Hoak (6, off R Roberts).
HBP: D Groat (2, by R Roberts).
TB: S Burgess 2; R Nelson; B Skinner; V Law.
RBI: B Mazeroski (52).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Mazeroski-D Groat-D Stuart.
E: R Clemente (12); D Groat (27); D Hoak (19).
Outfield Assists: B Virdon (D Philley at 2nd base).

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Richie Ashburn CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .672 -0.214 1.52 0.000 -0.214 -1.2 3 0
Joe Koppe SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 .252 .699 0.193 1.52 0.259 -0.067 0.3 2 1
Dave Philley 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .305 .834 -0.062 0.59 0.000 -0.062 -0.6 6 0
Wally Post RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .264 .789 -0.015 0.98 0.037 -0.052 0.0 4 0
Harry Anderson LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .738 -0.076 1.28 0.000 -0.076 -0.6 4 0
Gene Freese 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .861 -0.078 0.99 0.000 -0.078 -0.6 1 1
Sparky Anderson 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .520 -0.003 0.97 0.031 -0.034 -0.1 1 2 SB
   Harry Hanebrink PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .668 -0.063 2.48 0.000 -0.063 -0.2 0 0
Carl Sawatski C 1 0 1 0 2 0 .286 .832 0.121 1.49 0.121 0.000 0.8 3 0 IW
   Solly Drake PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 .154 .433 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Joe Lonnett C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .198 .567 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Robin Roberts P 3 1 1 0 0 0 .184 .485 0.290 2.39 0.430 -0.140 0.2 2 3 GDP
Team Totals 28 2 5 1 2 2 .179 .412 0.093 1.33 0.878 -0.786 -2.0 27 7
IBB: C Sawatski (9, by V Law).
TB: C Sawatski; R Roberts; D Philley; J Koppe; W Post.
GIDP: R Roberts (4).
RBI: J Koppe (25).
2-out RBI: J Koppe.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Anderson-D Philley; R Roberts-G Freese.
Baserunning
SB: S Anderson (5, 2nd base off V Law/S Burgess).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vern Law, L (15-9) 8 5 2 2 2 2 0 3.13 30 64 -0.093 1.33 2.0
Team Totals 8 5 2 2 2 2 0 2.25 30 64 -0.093 1.33 2.0

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Robin Roberts, W (13-15) 9 4 1 1 1 3 0 4.49 31 77 0.407 1.62 3.5
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 1 3 0 1.00 31 77 0.407 1.62 3.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: R Roberts (5; D Groat).
IBB: V Law (11; C Sawatski).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Dascoli, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Hal Dixon, 3B - Vinnie Smith.
Time of Game: 1:44.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Philadelphia Phillies
1 Bob Skinner LF 1 Richie Ashburn CF
2 Dick Groat SS 2 Joe Koppe SS
3 Roberto Clemente RF 3 Dave Philley 1B
4 Dick Stuart 1B 4 Wally Post RF
5 Smoky Burgess C 5 Harry Anderson LF
6 Don Hoak 3B 6 Gene Freese 3B
7 Bill Mazeroski 2B 7 Sparky Anderson 2B
8 Bill Virdon CF 8 Carl Sawatski C
9 Vern Law P 9 Robin Roberts P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 1-2 0 123 OO PIT R. Clemente R. Roberts 50% 86% Line Drive Double Play: P-3B
b8 0-1 1 1-- R PHI R. Roberts V. Law 43% 74% Single to RF; Drake Scores/No RBI/Adv on E9; Roberts to 3B
t9 1-2 0 1-- PIT B. Skinner R. Roberts -27% 45% Single to RF; Mejias to 3B
b8 1-1 2 --3 R PHI J. Koppe V. Law 26% 85% Single to CF; Roberts Scores
b8 1-1 1 --3 O PHI R. Ashburn V. Law -15% 59% Foul Flyball: 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' Robin Roberts facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT B. Skinner R. Roberts 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT D. Groat R. Roberts 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente R. Roberts 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Vern Law facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PHI R. Ashburn V. Law -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O PHI J. Koppe V. Law -2% 51% Lineout: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- O PHI D. Philley V. Law -1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- PIT D. Stuart R. Roberts -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- OO PIT S. Burgess R. Roberts 8% 54% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O PIT D. Hoak R. Roberts 1% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Vern Law facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- PHI W. Post V. Law 4% 59% Single to 3B
b2 0-0 0 1-- O PHI H. Anderson V. Law -2% 57% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Anderson to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw)
b2 0-0 1 -2- O PHI G. Freese V. Law -4% 53% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 2 -2- O PHI S. Anderson V. Law -3% 50% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski R. Roberts 3% 53% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t3 0-0 1 --- O PIT B. Virdon R. Roberts 2% 54% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O PIT V. Law R. Roberts 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Vern Law facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- PHI C. Sawatski V. Law 4% 59% Walk
b3 0-0 0 1-- OO PHI R. Roberts V. Law -8% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O PHI R. Ashburn V. Law -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- O PIT B. Skinner R. Roberts 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t4 0-0 1 --- O PIT D. Groat R. Roberts 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O PIT R. Clemente R. Roberts 1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Vern Law facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- O PHI J. Koppe V. Law -3% 53% Strikeout
b4 0-0 1 --- O PHI D. Philley V. Law -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-0 2 --- O PHI W. Post V. Law -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 4-5-6
t5 0-0 0 --- O PIT D. Stuart R. Roberts 3% 53% Lineout: SS
t5 0-0 1 --- O PIT S. Burgess R. Roberts 2% 55% Flyball: LF
t5 0-0 2 --- O PIT D. Hoak R. Roberts 1% 57% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Vern Law facing 5-6-7
b5 0-0 0 --- O PHI H. Anderson V. Law -3% 54% Popfly: 3B
b5 0-0 1 --- O PHI G. Freese V. Law -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-0 2 --- PHI S. Anderson V. Law 2% 53% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Anderson to 1B
b5 0-0 2 1-- PHI C. Sawatski V. Law 1% 55% Anderson Steals 2B
b5 0-0 2 -2- PHI C. Sawatski V. Law 1% 56% Intentional Walk
b5 0-0 2 12- O PHI R. Roberts V. Law -6% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 7-8-9
t6 0-0 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski R. Roberts 3% 53% Lineout: LF
t6 0-0 1 --- O PIT B. Virdon R. Roberts 2% 56% Lineout: CF
t6 0-0 2 --- PIT V. Law R. Roberts -2% 54% Single to LF
t6 0-0 2 1-- O PIT B. Skinner R. Roberts 4% 57% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Vern Law facing 1-2-3
b6 0-0 0 --- O PHI R. Ashburn V. Law -3% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-0 1 --- O PHI J. Koppe V. Law -2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-0 2 --- O PHI D. Philley V. Law -2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 2-3-4
t7 0-0 0 --- O PIT D. Groat R. Roberts 4% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 0-0 1 --- O PIT R. Clemente R. Roberts 3% 57% Lineout: RF
t7 0-0 2 --- O PIT D. Stuart R. Roberts 2% 59% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Vern Law facing 4-5-6
b7 0-0 0 --- O PHI W. Post V. Law -4% 55% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b7 0-0 1 --- O PHI H. Anderson V. Law -3% 52% Flyball: RF
b7 0-0 2 --- O PHI G. Freese V. Law -2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Phillies 0.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 5-6-7
t8 0-0 0 --- PIT S. Burgess R. Roberts -13% 37% Double to CF
Dick Schofield pinch runs for Smoky Burgess (C) batting 5th
t8 0-0 0 -2- O PIT D. Hoak R. Roberts 1% 38% Bunt Groundout: P unassisted/Sacrifice; Schofield to 3B
t8 0-0 1 --3 RO PIT B. Mazeroski R. Roberts -9% 29% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Schofield Scores
t8 1-0 2 --- O PIT B. Virdon R. Roberts 1% 30% Lineout: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Vern Law facing 7-8-9
Hank Foiles replaces Dick Schofield (PR) playing C batting 5th
Harry Hanebrink pinch hits for Sparky Anderson (2B) batting 7th
b8 0-1 0 --- O PHI H. Hanebrink V. Law -6% 24% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 0-1 1 --- PHI C. Sawatski V. Law 7% 31% Single to RF
Solly Drake pinch runs for Carl Sawatski (C) batting 8th
b8 0-1 1 1-- R PHI R. Roberts V. Law 43% 74% Single to RF; Drake Scores/No RBI/Adv on E9; Roberts to 3B
b8 1-1 1 --3 O PHI R. Ashburn V. Law -15% 59% Foul Flyball: 1B
b8 1-1 2 --3 R PHI J. Koppe V. Law 26% 85% Single to CF; Roberts Scores
b8 2-1 2 1-- O PHI D. Philley V. Law -1% 84% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Koppe to 3B; Philley out at 2B/CF-3B-2B
2 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 2.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 9-1-2
Joe Lonnett replaces Solly Drake (PR) playing C batting 8th
Harry Hanebrink moves from PH to 2B
Rocky Nelson pinch hits for Vern Law (P) batting 9th
t9 1-2 0 --- PIT R. Nelson R. Roberts -12% 72% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
Roman Mejias pinch runs for Rocky Nelson (PH) batting 9th
t9 1-2 0 1-- PIT B. Skinner R. Roberts -27% 45% Single to RF; Mejias to 3B
t9 1-2 0 1-3 PIT D. Groat R. Roberts -9% 36% Hit By Pitch; Skinner to 2B
t9 1-2 0 123 OO PIT R. Clemente R. Roberts 50% 86% Line Drive Double Play: P-3B
t9 1-2 2 12- O PIT D. Stuart R. Roberts 14% 100% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Phillies 2.

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