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Scores
Standings
CHW
@BOS
1
9
SLB
@NYY
3
2
CLE
@PHA
4
3
DET
@WSH
4
2
BRO
@CHC
5
2
BSN
@CIN
9
6
NYG
@PIT
3
4
PHI
@STL
2
4
Wednesday, August 9, 1944,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 12,683, Time of Game: 2:28
Giants
3
51-53
 Lost 1 
4th, 24 GB
at Pirates
4
56-45
 Won 1 
2nd, 17½ GB
L: Rube Fischer (4-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          0  0  0   1  0  0   0  2  0    3 12  1
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  2   2  0  X    4  7  1

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Red Treadway RF 5 0 2 0 0 0 .302 .673 2 0
George Hausmann 2B 4 1 3 0 1 0 .254 .638 1 0
Johnny Rucker CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .244 .613 0 0 SH
   Gus Mancuso 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .679
Joe Medwick LF 4 2 3 0 0 0 .321 .805 7 0
Phil Weintraub 1B 4 0 2 2 0 0 .318 .962 5 0 2B
Ernie Lombardi C 3 0 0 1 1 0 .269 .701 6 0
   Harry Feldman 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .517
   Ray Berres C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
Buddy Kerr SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .269 .704 2 3
Hal Luby 3B 2 0 1 0 2 0 .264 .733 1 0
Rube Fischer P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .129 .285 0 1
   Nap Reyes 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .717 GDP
   Andy Hansen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .384 0 0
   Ace Adams P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .080 .228 0 0
   Billy Jurges 1 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .522
Team Totals 34 3 12 3 4 2 .353 .803 24 4
2B: P Weintraub (16).
SH: J Rucker (8).
TB: G Hausmann 3; J Medwick 3; P Weintraub 3; R Treadway 2; B Kerr; H Luby.
GIDP: N Reyes (7).
RBI: P Weintraub 2 (71); E Lombardi (34).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Kerr-P Weintraub.
E: B Kerr (26).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Pete Coscarart 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .236 .590 6 9
Jim Russell LF 4 2 2 0 0 2 .285 .810 1 0 2B
Johnny Barrett CF-RF 2 1 0 0 2 0 .249 .738 1 0 SB
Bob Elliott 3B 2 1 1 1 2 0 .282 .809 2 4
Frank Colman RF 4 0 2 2 0 0 .198 .603 1 0
   Lloyd Waner CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .659 1 0
Babe Dahlgren 1B 4 0 2 1 0 1 .285 .752 10 0 2B
Frankie Gustine SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 .169 .463 3 2 GDP
Al Lopez C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .562 2 3
Fritz Ostermueller P 4 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .543 0 1
Team Totals 31 4 7 4 5 5 .226 .624 27 19
2B: B Dahlgren (18); J Russell (21).
TB: J Russell 3; B Dahlgren 3; F Colman 2; B Elliott.
GIDP: F Gustine (12).
RBI: F Colman 2 (26); B Dahlgren (57); B Elliott (72).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Elliott-P Coscarart-B Dahlgren 2.
E: B Elliott (23).
Baserunning
SB: J Barrett (15).

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Rube Fischer, L (4-9) 6 4 2 2 4 3 0 5.48 26 55
Andy Hansen 0.2 3 2 2 1 1 0 5.24 6
Ace Adams 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.58 4
Team Totals 8 7 4 4 5 5 0 4.50 36 55

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Fritz Ostermueller, W (10-4) 9 12 3 3 4 2 0 2.69 39 49
Team Totals 9 12 3 3 4 2 0 3.00 39 49
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dusty Boggess, 1B - Babe Pinelli, 2B - (none), 3B - Lee Ballanfant.
Time of Game: 2:28.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Giants         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Red Treadway RF 1 Pete Coscarart 2B
2 George Hausmann 2B 2 Jim Russell LF
3 Johnny Rucker CF 3 Johnny Barrett CF
4 Joe Medwick LF 4 Bob Elliott 3B
5 Phil Weintraub 1B 5 Frank Colman RF
6 Ernie Lombardi C 6 Babe Dahlgren 1B
7 Buddy Kerr SS 7 Frankie Gustine SS
8 Hal Luby 3B 8 Al Lopez C
9 Rube Fischer P 9 Fritz Ostermueller P

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