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Scores
Standings
DET
@CHW
0
2
BOS
@PHA
4
2
CLE
@SLB
9
4
NYY
@WSH
8
5
PHI
@BSN
0
9
CHC
@CIN
0
1
BRO
@NYG
1
3
STL
@PIT
0
7
Wednesday, August 15, 1951,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 17,853, Time of Game: 1:51
Cardinals
0
52-56
 Lost 3 
4th, 19 GB
at Pirates
7
46-67
 Won 1 
8th, 27½ GB
W: Bob Friend (6-8)
L: Gerry Staley (13-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  2  1
Pirates         0  1  0   1  4  0   0  1  X    7  8  0

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Solly Hemus SS 1 0 0 0 3 0 4 .259 .368 .346 .714 0.086 0.58 0.090 -0.004 0.9 1 1
Red Schoendienst 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .287 .330 .407 .737 -0.134 0.93 0.000 -0.134 -1.7 0 0 GDP
Stan Musial LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .361 .453 .644 1.097 0.015 0.49 0.035 -0.021 -0.1 0 0
Hal Rice RF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .290 .371 .419 .791 -0.065 0.82 0.007 -0.073 -0.1 0 0
Wally Westlake CF 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .276 .334 .493 .828 -0.046 0.73 0.016 -0.062 0.3 0 0
Nippy Jones 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .270 .296 .336 .632 -0.005 0.63 0.038 -0.042 -1.7 1 1 GDP
Billy Johnson 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .268 .343 .396 .739 -0.112 0.71 0.000 -0.112 -1.6 0 0 GDP
Bob Scheffing C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .237 .327 .296 .623 -0.010 0.44 0.013 -0.023 -0.2 5 0
Gerry Staley P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .190 .227 .206 .434 -0.038 0.45 0.000 -0.038 -0.4 0 0
Team Totals 26 0 2 0 8 3 34 .077 .294 .077 .371 -0.309 0.66 0.199 -0.509 -4.6 * 2
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
TB: B Scheffing; N Jones.
GIDP: R Schoendienst (8); B Johnson (10); N Jones (10).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. N Jones-S Hemus-N Jones.
E: N Jones (6).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Castiglione 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .263 .312 .351 .663 -0.019 0.56 0.022 -0.041 -0.4 1 2
Tom Saffell CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .256 .289 .326 .614 -0.051 0.57 0.013 -0.063 -0.6 0 0 GDP
George Metkovich 1B 4 3 3 1 0 0 4 .301 .348 .402 .750 0.115 0.69 0.126 -0.010 1.9 4 0 SB
Ralph Kiner LF 3 2 2 4 1 1 4 .316 .447 .651 1.097 0.123 0.90 0.154 -0.031 4.4 0 0 HR,3B,SB
Gus Bell RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .289 .336 .469 .805 -0.078 0.62 0.000 -0.078 -1.4 0 0
Joe Garagiola C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .246 .332 .451 .783 0.199 0.62 0.200 -0.002 1.1 3 0
George Strickland SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .217 .315 .352 .667 -0.048 0.43 0.000 -0.048 -1.1 1 2
Dick Cole 2B 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .188 .328 .208 .536 -0.008 0.55 0.022 -0.030 -0.0 1 1
Bob Friend P 3 1 0 0 0 1 3 .057 .108 .086 .194 -0.042 0.58 0.000 -0.042 -0.8 0 0
Team Totals 32 7 8 6 2 5 34 .250 .294 .406 .700 0.191 0.62 0.537 -0.345 2.9 * 5
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
3B: R Kiner (6, off G Staley).
HR: R Kiner (32, off G Staley, 5th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: R Kiner 7; G Metkovich 3; T Saffell; P Castiglione; J Garagiola.
GIDP: T Saffell (1).
RBI: R Kiner 4 (85); J Garagiola (42); G Metkovich (32).
2-out RBI: R Kiner 3; G Metkovich; J Garagiola.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 3. P Castiglione-G Metkovich; G Strickland-G Metkovich; P Castiglione-D Cole-G Metkovich.
Baserunning
SB: R Kiner (2, 2nd base off G Staley/B Scheffing); G Metkovich (1, 2nd base off G Staley/B Scheffing).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gerry Staley, L (13-12) 8 8 7 6 2 5 1 3.94 34 43 -0.191 0.62 -2.9
Team Totals 8 8 7 6 2 5 1 6.75 34 43 -0.191 0.62 -2.9

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Friend, W (6-8) 9 2 0 0 8 3 0 4.03 34 78 0.309 0.66 4.6
Team Totals 9 2 0 0 8 3 0 0.00 34 78 0.309 0.66 4.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Lee Ballanfant, 2B - (none), 3B - Al Barlick.
Time of Game: 1:51.
Attendance: 17,853.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Solly Hemus SS 1 Pete Castiglione 3B
2 Red Schoendienst 2B 2 Tom Saffell CF
3 Stan Musial LF 3 George Metkovich 1B
4 Hal Rice RF 4 Ralph Kiner LF
5 Wally Westlake CF 5 Gus Bell RF
6 Nippy Jones 1B 6 Joe Garagiola C
7 Billy Johnson 3B 7 George Strickland SS
8 Bob Scheffing C 8 Dick Cole 2B
9 Gerry Staley P 9 Bob Friend P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 1 -2- R PIT J. Garagiola G. Staley 10% 67% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Kiner Scores/No RBI/unER; Garagiola to 2B
b4 1-0 2 -2- R PIT J. Garagiola G. Staley 10% 77% Single to RF; Metkovich Scores
b5 3-0 2 1-3 RRR PIT R. Kiner G. Staley 9% 98% Home Run; Saffell Scores; Metkovich Scores
t3 0-1 0 1-- OO STL R. Schoendienst B. Friend 9% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t2 0-0 0 1-- OO STL B. Johnson B. Friend 8% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- STL S. Hemus B. Friend -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O STL R. Schoendienst B. Friend 3% 50% Flyball: Unknown out on play
t1 0-0 1 1-- STL S. Musial B. Friend -4% 46% Walk; Hemus to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O STL H. Rice B. Friend 4% 51% Popfly: Unknown out on play
t1 0-0 2 12- O STL W. Westlake B. Friend 4% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Gerry Staley facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT P. Castiglione G. Staley -2% 53% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b1 0-0 1 --- O PIT T. Saffell G. Staley -2% 51% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O PIT G. Metkovich G. Staley -1% 50% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- STL N. Jones B. Friend -4% 46% Single to RF
t2 0-0 0 1-- OO STL B. Johnson B. Friend 8% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- STL B. Scheffing B. Friend -1% 53% Single to CF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O STL G. Staley B. Friend 2% 55% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Gerry Staley facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- PIT R. Kiner G. Staley 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- PIT G. Bell G. Staley 3% 61% Kiner Steals 2B
b2 0-0 0 -2- O PIT G. Bell G. Staley -4% 57% Flyball: Unknown out on play
b2 0-0 1 -2- R PIT J. Garagiola G. Staley 10% 67% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Kiner Scores/No RBI/unER; Garagiola to 2B
b2 1-0 1 -2- O PIT G. Strickland G. Staley -3% 64% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b2 1-0 2 -2- O PIT D. Cole G. Staley -3% 61% Strikeout
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- STL S. Hemus B. Friend -4% 57% Walk
t3 0-1 0 1-- OO STL R. Schoendienst B. Friend 9% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O STL S. Musial B. Friend 1% 67% Flyball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Gerry Staley facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- O PIT B. Friend G. Staley -2% 65% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b3 1-0 1 --- PIT P. Castiglione G. Staley 2% 67% Single
b3 1-0 1 1-- OO PIT T. Saffell G. Staley -5% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 4-5-6
t4 0-1 0 --- O STL H. Rice B. Friend 3% 65% Flyball: Unknown out on play
t4 0-1 1 --- O STL W. Westlake B. Friend 2% 67% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t4 0-1 2 --- O STL N. Jones B. Friend 1% 69% Flyball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Gerry Staley facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- PIT G. Metkovich G. Staley 3% 72% Single/Bunt
b4 1-0 0 1-- O PIT R. Kiner G. Staley -3% 69% Strikeout
b4 1-0 1 1-- PIT G. Bell G. Staley 2% 70% Metkovich Steals 2B
b4 1-0 1 -2- O PIT G. Bell G. Staley -3% 67% Flyball: Unknown out on play
b4 1-0 2 -2- R PIT J. Garagiola G. Staley 10% 77% Single to RF; Metkovich Scores
b4 2-0 2 1-- O PIT G. Strickland G. Staley -2% 75% Flyball: Unknown out on play
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 7-8-9
t5 0-2 0 --- O STL B. Johnson B. Friend 3% 78% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t5 0-2 1 --- O STL B. Scheffing B. Friend 2% 80% Strikeout
t5 0-2 2 --- O STL G. Staley B. Friend 1% 81% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Gerry Staley facing 8-9-1
b5 2-0 0 --- PIT D. Cole G. Staley 2% 84% Walk
b5 2-0 0 1-- O PIT B. Friend G. Staley -2% 81% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B
b5 2-0 1 1-- O PIT P. Castiglione G. Staley -2% 80% Flyball: Unknown out on play
b5 2-0 2 1-- PIT T. Saffell G. Staley 1% 81% Single; Friend to 2B
b5 2-0 2 12- R PIT G. Metkovich G. Staley 8% 89% Single to CF; Friend Scores; Saffell to 3B
b5 3-0 2 1-3 RRR PIT R. Kiner G. Staley 9% 98% Home Run; Saffell Scores; Metkovich Scores
b5 6-0 2 --- O PIT G. Bell G. Staley -0% 97% Flyball: Unknown out on play
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 6.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 1-2-3
t6 0-6 0 --- STL S. Hemus B. Friend -1% 96% Walk
t6 0-6 0 1-- O STL R. Schoendienst B. Friend 1% 97% Popfly: Unknown out on play
t6 0-6 1 1-- O STL S. Musial B. Friend 1% 98% Flyball: Unknown out on play
t6 0-6 2 1-- STL H. Rice B. Friend -1% 98% Walk; Hemus to 2B
t6 0-6 2 12- STL W. Westlake B. Friend -1% 96% Walk; Hemus to 3B; Rice to 2B
t6 0-6 2 123 O STL N. Jones B. Friend 2% 99% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Cardinals' Gerry Staley facing 6-7-8
b6 6-0 0 --- O PIT J. Garagiola G. Staley -0% 99% Flyball: Unknown out on play
b6 6-0 1 --- O PIT G. Strickland G. Staley -0% 98% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b6 6-0 2 --- O PIT D. Cole G. Staley -0% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 6.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 7-8-9
t7 0-6 0 --- O STL B. Johnson B. Friend 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-6 1 --- O STL B. Scheffing B. Friend 0% 99% Flyball: Unknown out on play
t7 0-6 2 --- O STL G. Staley B. Friend 0% 99% Flyball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Cardinals' Gerry Staley facing 9-1-2
b7 6-0 0 --- O PIT B. Friend G. Staley -0% 99% Strikeout
b7 6-0 1 --- O PIT P. Castiglione G. Staley -0% 99% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b7 6-0 2 --- O PIT T. Saffell G. Staley -0% 99% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 6.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-6, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 1-2-3
t8 0-6 0 --- O STL S. Hemus B. Friend 0% 100% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t8 0-6 1 --- O STL R. Schoendienst B. Friend 0% 100% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t8 0-6 2 --- O STL S. Musial B. Friend 0% 100% Flyball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 6-0, Cardinals' Gerry Staley facing 3-4-5
b8 6-0 0 --- PIT G. Metkovich G. Staley 0% 100% Single to RF
b8 6-0 0 1-- R PIT R. Kiner G. Staley 0% 100% Triple to CF; Metkovich Scores
b8 7-0 0 --3 O PIT G. Bell G. Staley -0% 100% Groundout: Unknown out on play
b8 7-0 1 --3 O PIT J. Garagiola G. Staley -0% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b8 7-0 2 --3 O PIT G. Strickland G. Staley -0% 100% Groundout: Unknown out on play
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 7.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-7, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 4-5-6
t9 0-7 0 --- STL H. Rice B. Friend -0% 100% Walk
t9 0-7 0 1-- STL W. Westlake B. Friend -0% 99% Walk; Rice to 2B
t9 0-7 0 12- OO STL N. Jones B. Friend 1% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B; Westlake to 2B
t9 0-7 2 -2- O STL B. Johnson B. Friend 0% 100% Flyball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 7.

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