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Scores
Standings
DET
@BOS
10
1
DET
@BOS
3
8
CLE
@NYY
5
4
CLE
@NYY
7
1
SLB
@PHA
11
4
SLB
@PHA
8
6
CHW
@WSH
3
4
BSN
@CHC
9
8
 
(12)
BRO
@CIN
5
0
BRO
@CIN
6
8
NYG
@PIT
9
5
NYG
@PIT
0
6
 
(8)
PHI
@STL
0
11
PHI
@STL
3
8
Sunday, August 6, 1939,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:19
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Giants
9
48-47
 Won 2 
5th, 14 GB
at Pirates
5
48-46
 Lost 2 
4th, 12½ GB
L: Joe Bowman (9-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          2  1  1   2  0  3   0  0  0    9 16  3
Pirates         0  0  3   0  0  2   0  0  0    5  6  0

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Burgess Whitehead 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 .245 .607 1 6 HBP
Billy Jurges SS 4 3 3 1 1 0 .282 .732 2 2 2B,GDP
Frank Demaree CF 5 2 2 0 0 0 .314 .783 4 0 2B
Mel Ott RF 3 3 1 1 2 0 .327 1.054 3 0 2B
Harry Danning C 3 0 1 2 1 0 .315 .836 1 0 SH
Zeke Bonura 1B 5 0 2 4 0 1 .344 .926 13 2
Jimmy Ripple LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 .240 .596 1 0
Tom Hafey 3B 5 1 3 1 0 1 .214 .603 1 4 2B
Hal Schumacher P 3 0 1 0 0 1 .217 .489 1 0
   Cliff Melton P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .128 .278 0 2 SH
Team Totals 38 9 16 9 4 4 .421 1.015 27 16
2B: F Demaree (16); B Jurges (15); T Hafey (3); M Ott (21).
SH: H Danning (3); C Melton (6).
HBP: B Whitehead (4).
TB: T Hafey 4; B Jurges 4; F Demaree 3; B Whitehead 2; M Ott 2; Z Bonura 2; H Schumacher; H Danning; J Ripple.
GIDP: B Jurges (16).
RBI: Z Bonura 4 (72); H Danning 2 (48); M Ott (66); T Hafey (5); B Jurges (32).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
E: B Jurges (16); B Whitehead 2 (13).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Lloyd Waner CF 2 1 1 0 1 0 .281 .657 1 1
   Fern Bell CF 2 0 0 1 0 0 .297 .800 1 0
Paul Waner RF 5 1 1 1 0 0 .288 .719 1 0 2B
Arky Vaughan SS 5 0 0 1 0 0 .305 .813 6 6
Chuck Klein LF 4 0 1 0 1 0 .310 .891 0 1 2B
Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 0 0 1 0 0 .282 .771 9 0
Lee Handley 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .768 3 1 SB
Pep Young 2B 3 1 0 0 1 1 .253 .674 1 3
Ray Berres C 3 1 2 0 0 0 .226 .532 5 1
   Johnny Rizzo 1 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .787
   Ray Mueller C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .574 0 0
Joe Bowman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .364 .916 0 1
   Max Butcher P 0 1 0 0 1 0 .200 .420 0 1
   Rip Sewell P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .613 0 0
   Bill Clemensen P 1 0 1 1 0 0 .667 1.667 0 1 2B
   Jim Tobin 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .723
   Ken Heintzelman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.500 0 0
Team Totals 36 5 6 5 4 1 .167 .500 27 16
2B: P Waner (14); C Klein (13); B Clemensen (1).
TB: R Berres 2; P Waner 2; B Clemensen 2; C Klein 2; L Waner.
RBI: B Clemensen (1); P Waner (20); F Bell (33); E Fletcher (40); A Vaughan (35).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Vaughan-P Young-E Fletcher.
Baserunning
SB: L Handley (15).

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Hal Schumacher, W (7-7) 5 5 5 5 4 1 0 5.20 27 34
Cliff Melton, S (4) 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.71 13
Team Totals 9 6 5 5 4 1 0 5.00 40 34

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Joe Bowman, L (9-6) 2.2 7 4 4 2 2 0 4.11 17 28
Max Butcher 1 5 2 2 0 0 0 5.71 7
Rip Sewell 1.1 3 3 3 1 2 0 4.32 7
Bill Clemensen 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.56 11
Ken Heintzelman 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8.78 3
Team Totals 9 16 9 9 4 4 0 9.00 45 28
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Clemensen (2).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bick Campbell, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - (none), 3B - Dolly Stark.
Time of Game: 2:19.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Giants         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Burgess Whitehead 2B 1 Lloyd Waner CF
2 Billy Jurges SS 2 Paul Waner RF
3 Frank Demaree CF 3 Arky Vaughan SS
4 Mel Ott RF 4 Chuck Klein LF
5 Harry Danning C 5 Elbie Fletcher 1B
6 Zeke Bonura 1B 6 Lee Handley 3B
7 Jimmy Ripple LF 7 Pep Young 2B
8 Tom Hafey 3B 8 Ray Berres C
9 Hal Schumacher P 9 Joe Bowman P

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