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Scores
Standings
CHW
@BOS
5
11
CLE
@NYY
3
7
SLB
@PHA
5
7
SLB
@PHA
4
7
DET
@WSH
3
2
DET
@WSH
5
2
BRO
@CHC
7
1
BSN
@CIN
6
7
BSN
@CIN
1
1
NYG
@PIT
13
4
NYG
@PIT
2
7
 
(6)
PHI
@STL
3
15
Sunday, September 18, 1949,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 28,291, Time of Game: 1:56
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Giants
2
68-75
 Lost 1 
5th, 23½ GB
at Pirates
7
63-79
 Won 1 
6th, 28 GB
W: Cliff Chambers (11-7)
L: Hank Behrman (3-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          1  0  0   1  0  0    2  6  2
Pirates         0  0  0   1  1  5    7 13  0

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Davey Williams 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .353 .824 1 1
Whitey Lockman LF 2 1 2 0 1 0 .304 .799 2 0 2B
Sid Gordon 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .287 .920 0 0
Bobby Thomson CF 2 0 1 1 1 0 .310 .878 2 0 2B
Willard Marshall RF 3 1 1 0 0 0 .307 .838 3 0
Bert Haas 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .665 4 1
Bill Rigney SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 .282 .764 1 1
Ray Mueller C 3 0 1 1 0 0 .238 .632 3 0
Monty Kennedy P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .154 .390 0 1
   Kirby Higbe P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .229 0 0
   Wes Westrum PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .240 .794
   Hank Behrman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .220 1 0
   Andy Hansen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .200 0 0
   Adrian Zabala P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .237 0 0
Team Totals 24 2 6 2 3 5 .250 .667 17 4
2B: B Thomson (33); W Lockman (29).
TB: W Lockman 3; B Thomson 2; B Haas; R Mueller; W Marshall.
RBI: R Mueller (36); B Thomson (104).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Kennedy-B Rigney-B Haas.
E: B Thomson (9); W Lockman (9).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Stan Rojek SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 .244 .597 1 3 2B
Pete Castiglione 3B 3 1 3 2 1 0 .273 .679 1 0
Ralph Kiner LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .302 1.057 0 0 GDP
Dino Restelli CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 .251 .818 3 0
   Tom Saffell CF 2 1 2 0 0 0 .337 .806 1 0 2B
Wally Westlake RF 4 1 1 4 0 1 .279 .823 2 0 HR
Jack Phillips 1B 2 1 1 0 0 0 .286 .738 4 0 3B
   Johnny Hopp 1B 1 0 1 0 1 0 .309 .779 0 0
Monty Basgall 2B 1 0 1 0 1 0 .212 .541 1 0
   Dixie Walker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .700
   Danny Murtaugh 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 .203 .570 0 0
Clyde McCullough C 2 0 1 1 0 0 .231 .654 5 0
   Bob Chesnes PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 .262 .777
Cliff Chambers P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .188 .500 0 1
   Ed Fitz Gerald PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .664
Team Totals 29 7 13 7 5 3 .448 1.219 18 4
2B: T Saffell (6); S Rojek (17).
3B: J Phillips (2).
HR: W Westlake (21).
TB: W Westlake 4; P Castiglione 3; J Phillips 3; S Rojek 3; T Saffell 3; C McCullough; J Hopp; M Basgall; D Murtaugh.
GIDP: R Kiner (10).
RBI: W Westlake 4 (93); P Castiglione 2 (42); C McCullough (19).
Team LOB: 10.

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Monty Kennedy 4 7 2 2 2 2 0 3.66 20 40
Kirby Higbe 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.25 5
Hank Behrman, L (3-3) 0.2 1 3 3 2 0 0 4.92 5
Andy Hansen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.61 0
Adrian Zabala 0 4 2 1 0 0 1 5.45 4
Team Totals 5.2 13 7 6 5 3 1 9.53 34 40

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Cliff Chambers, W (11-7) 6 6 2 2 3 5 0 4.03 27 54
Team Totals 6 6 2 2 3 5 0 3.00 27 54
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lou Jorda, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - (none), 3B - Beans Reardon.
Time of Game: 1:56.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Giants         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Davey Williams 2B 1 Stan Rojek SS
2 Whitey Lockman LF 2 Pete Castiglione 3B
3 Sid Gordon 3B 3 Ralph Kiner LF
4 Bobby Thomson CF 4 Dino Restelli CF
5 Willard Marshall RF 5 Wally Westlake RF
6 Bert Haas 1B 6 Jack Phillips 1B
7 Bill Rigney SS 7 Monty Basgall 2B
8 Ray Mueller C 8 Clyde McCullough C
9 Monty Kennedy P 9 Cliff Chambers P

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