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Scores
Standings
CHW
@DET
4
7
WSH
@NYY
4
6
BOS
@PHA
4
2
CLE
@SLB
12
4
NYG
@BRO
4
8
PHI
@BSN
0
3
STL
@CHC
2
8
CIN
@PIT
4
2
Saturday, April 28, 1951,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 10,657, Time of Game: 2:36
Reds
4
4-6
 Won 3 
7th, 3½ GB
at Pirates
2
4-5
 Lost 3 
6th, 3 GB
W: Herm Wehmeier (1-0)
L: Con Dempsey (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            2  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    4  9  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  1    2  8  0
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Bobby Adams 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .244 .326 .537 .863 2 1
Grady Hatton 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .310 .333 .552 .885 1 1 GDP
Joe Adcock LF 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .410 .439 .615 1.054 2 0 GDP
Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .268 .302 .463 .766 6 0 3B
Johnny Wyrostek RF 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .389 .463 .472 .936 4 0
Bob Scheffing C 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .240 .296 .280 .576 9 0
Lloyd Merriman CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .429 .545 .974 2 1 SB
Roy McMillan SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .095 .240 .095 .335 1 1
Herm Wehmeier P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1
   Harry Perkowski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Frank Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 32 4 9 4 3 3 35 .281 .343 .344 .687 27 5
3B: T Kluszewski (1).
TB: T Kluszewski 4; G Hatton 2; J Adcock 2; L Merriman; R McMillan; B Scheffing.
GIDP: G Hatton (1); J Adcock (3).
RBI: B Scheffing 2 (5); J Wyrostek (5); T Kluszewski (7).
Team LOB: 4.
Baserunning
SB: L Merriman (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Pete Castiglione 3B 5 0 4 1 0 0 5 .667 .667 .833 1.500 0 5 2B
Ted Beard LF 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .182 .250 .455 .705 1 2
George Metkovich CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .257 .316 .314 .630 6 0
   Dino Restelli PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Ralph Kiner 1B 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .290 .436 .484 .920 9 0
Gus Bell RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .333 .385 .528 .912 2 0
George Strickland SS 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .188 .278 .250 .528 2 4
Monty Basgall 2B 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .154 .241 .192 .434 3 3 2B
Clyde McCullough C 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .208 .269 .250 .519 3 0
   Tom Saffell PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000
   Ed Fitz Gerald C 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .200 .200 .400 .600 1 0 2B
Con Dempsey P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Dale Long PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667
   Bob Friend P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Wally Westlake PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276 .300 .586 .886
   Bill Koski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Pete Reiser PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .667 .000 .667
Team Totals 34 2 8 2 6 8 40 .235 .350 .324 .674 27 14
2B: P Castiglione (1); M Basgall (1); E Fitz Gerald (1).
TB: P Castiglione 5; M Basgall 3; E Fitz Gerald 2; C McCullough.
RBI: P Castiglione (1); E Fitz Gerald (1).
Team LOB: 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. M Basgall-G Strickland-R Kiner; G Strickland-M Basgall-R Kiner.

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Herm Wehmeier, W (1-0) 8 8 2 2 6 8 0 2.45 37 60
Harry Perkowski 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1
Frank Smith, S (1) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 6 8 0 2.00 40 60

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Con Dempsey, L (0-1) 4 7 4 4 2 2 0 9.00 19 32
Bob Friend 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 7
Bill Koski 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 9
Team Totals 9 9 4 4 3 3 0 4.00 35 32
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Dascoli, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - (none), 3B - Lou Jorda.
Time of Game: 2:36.
Attendance: 10,657.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Bobby Adams 2B 1 Pete Castiglione 3B
2 Grady Hatton 3B 2 Ted Beard LF
3 Joe Adcock LF 3 George Metkovich CF
4 Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 Ralph Kiner 1B
5 Johnny Wyrostek RF 5 Gus Bell RF
6 Bob Scheffing C 6 George Strickland SS
7 Lloyd Merriman CF 7 Monty Basgall 2B
8 Roy McMillan SS 8 Clyde McCullough C
9 Herm Wehmeier P 9 Con Dempsey P

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