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Scores
Standings
CHW
@BOS
3
4
CHW
@BOS
2
3
SLB
@NYY
1
2
 
(11)
SLB
@NYY
6
10
CLE
@PHA
5
12
CLE
@PHA
5
0
DET
@WSH
1
5
DET
@WSH
4
8
BRO
@CHC
4
3
 
(11)
BRO
@CHC
5
11
BSN
@CIN
3
4
 
(14)
NYG
@PIT
1
18
NYG
@PIT
0
7
PHI
@STL
1
1
 
(5)
Sunday, June 6, 1943,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:14
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Giants
1
16-26
 Lost 1 
7th, 11 GB
at Pirates
18
21-18
 Won 1 
3rd, 3½ GB
W: Bob Klinger (4-1)
L: Cliff Melton (2-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  1
Pirates         2  0  0   4  0  4   0  8  X   18 18  1

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Johnny Rucker CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .225 .235 .263 .497 3 0
Billy Jurges SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .261 .376 .344 .720 3 2 2B,GDP
Sid Gordon 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .214 .292 .317 .609 3 2
Mel Ott RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .234 .390 .358 .747 1 0 GDP
Ernie Lombardi C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .229 .273 .325 .598 4 1
Babe Barna LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .194 .293 .278 .570 1 0
Mickey Witek 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .276 .315 .333 .648 3 0
Joe Orengo 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .213 .342 .287 .629 6 0
Cliff Melton P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .250 .182 .432 0 1
   Ken Trinkle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .357 .250 .607 0 0
   Ace Adams P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .091 .000 .091 0 0
   Bobby Coombs P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 1
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 1 3 32 .161 .188 .194 .381 24 7
2B: B Jurges (3).
TB: B Jurges 2; S Gordon 2; E Lombardi; J Rucker.
GIDP: M Ott (1); B Jurges (3).
RBI: E Lombardi (10).
Team LOB: 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Gordon-J Orengo.
E: J Rucker (5).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Frankie Gustine 2B 5 3 4 4 1 0 6 .298 .377 .340 .718 1 5 2B
Jim Russell LF 6 3 3 2 0 0 6 .252 .371 .378 .748 2 0 2·3B
Bob Elliott 3B 5 1 1 5 0 0 5 .229 .318 .346 .664 2 1 3B
Tommy O'Brien RF 5 2 5 1 0 0 5 .358 .382 .472 .854 1 0 3B,2B
Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 1 1 0 1 2 5 .287 .425 .380 .805 10 1
Al Lopez C 4 2 1 1 1 1 5 .264 .296 .309 .605 3 1
Vince DiMaggio CF 2 2 1 1 3 0 5 .252 .331 .450 .782 3 0
   Johnny Barrett CF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .331 .309 .640 1 0
Huck Geary SS 4 2 1 4 1 0 5 .189 .277 .243 .520 4 4 HR
Bob Klinger P 4 1 1 0 0 0 5 .176 .222 .235 .458 0 0 SH
Team Totals 39 18 18 18 7 3 47 .462 .543 .795 1.338 27 12
2B: F Gustine (2); T O'Brien (2).
3B: J Russell 2 (7); B Elliott (3); T O'Brien (2).
HR: H Geary (1).
SH: B Klinger (1).
TB: T O'Brien 8; J Russell 7; F Gustine 5; H Geary 4; B Elliott 3; B Klinger; V DiMaggio; E Fletcher; A Lopez.
RBI: B Elliott 5 (28); F Gustine 4 (9); H Geary 4 (8); J Russell 2 (9); A Lopez (10); T O'Brien (7); V DiMaggio (34).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. F Gustine-H Geary-E Fletcher; E Fletcher-H Geary-E Fletcher.
E: F Gustine (11).

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Cliff Melton, L (2-3) 3 3 4 4 3 1 0 3.65 14 35
Ken Trinkle 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 3.80 2
Ace Adams 2.1 4 3 3 2 0 0 3.12 12
Bobby Coombs 2.2 9 9 9 2 2 1 13.50 19
Team Totals 8 18 18 18 7 3 1 20.25 47 35

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bob Klinger, W (4-1) 9 5 1 1 1 3 0 2.25 32 75
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 1 3 0 1.00 32 75
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Stewart, 1B - George Magerkurth, 2B - (none), 3B - Tom Dunn.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Giants         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Johnny Rucker CF 1 Frankie Gustine 2B
2 Billy Jurges SS 2 Jim Russell LF
3 Sid Gordon 3B 3 Bob Elliott 3B
4 Mel Ott RF 4 Tommy O'Brien RF
5 Ernie Lombardi C 5 Elbie Fletcher 1B
6 Babe Barna LF 6 Al Lopez C
7 Mickey Witek 2B 7 Vince DiMaggio CF
8 Joe Orengo 1B 8 Huck Geary SS
9 Cliff Melton P 9 Bob Klinger P

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