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Scores
Standings
SLB
@CHW
0
1
CLE
@DET
11
8
BOS
@PHA
11
6
NYY
@WSH
6
3
PHI
@PIT
12
14
CHC
@STL
0
3
Thursday, April 16, 1953,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 16,220, Time of Game: 3:25
Phillies
12
1-2
 Lost 1 
6th, 1½ GB
at Pirates
14
1-2
 Won 1 
6th, 1½ GB
W: Murry Dickson (1-1)
L: Andy Hansen (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Phillies        0  0  0   2  9  0   1  0  0   12 17  4
Pirates         1  0  0   7  6  0   0  0  X   14 15  0
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Connie Ryan 2B 6 3 6 1 0 0 6 .692 .714 .846 1.560 7 3 2·2B
Richie Ashburn CF 4 1 2 1 1 0 6 .417 .500 .500 1.000 2 0 2B,SH
Mel Clark RF 3 1 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Johnny Wyrostek PH-RF 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .500 .667 .500 1.167 1 0
Del Ennis LF 6 1 2 2 0 0 6 .267 .267 .533 .800 1 0 2B
Earl Torgeson 1B 4 2 3 2 1 1 5 .400 .571 .500 1.071 8 3
Granny Hamner SS 3 1 1 1 2 0 5 .273 .385 .364 .748 1 3 2B
Willie Jones 3B 4 2 1 1 1 0 5 .091 .167 .364 .530 1 3 HR
Stan Lopata C 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .250 .333 .500 .833 1 0
Karl Drews P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 2
   Bob Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Bill Nicholson PH 1 1 1 3 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 2B
   Paul Stuffel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Andy Hansen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
   Jackie Mayo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
   Steve Ridzik P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 2
Team Totals 42 12 17 12 6 4 49 .405 .479 .619 1.098 24 17
2B: C Ryan 2 (2); R Ashburn (1); D Ennis (1); G Hamner (1); B Nicholson (1).
HR: W Jones (1).
SH: R Ashburn (1).
TB: C Ryan 8; W Jones 4; E Torgeson 3; R Ashburn 3; D Ennis 3; B Nicholson 2; G Hamner 2; J Wyrostek.
RBI: B Nicholson 3 (3); E Torgeson 2 (2); D Ennis 2 (5); G Hamner (2); J Wyrostek (1); R Ashburn (2); W Jones (1); C Ryan (1).
Team LOB: 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Ridzik-G Hamner-W Jones-C Ryan.
E: C Ryan (1); G Hamner (2); S Lopata (1); W Jones (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Cal Abrams RF 6 2 3 1 0 0 6 .250 .357 .417 .774 4 0 3B
Pete Castiglione 3B 4 1 1 2 1 0 6 .154 .214 .385 .599 2 5 HR,SH
Felipe Montemayor CF 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .222 .300 .333 .633 4 1 2B
Ralph Kiner LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 5 .231 .286 .231 .516 2 1 HBP
Paul Smith 1B 4 2 1 2 0 0 5 .385 .385 .615 1.000 6 1 3B,SH
Danny O'Connell 2B 4 2 2 3 1 0 5 .364 .462 .727 1.189 3 0 HR
Joe Garagiola C 4 1 1 1 1 1 5 .250 .400 .375 .775 4 0
Dick Cole SS 3 1 2 0 1 0 5 .375 .545 .500 1.045 2 3 2B,SH
Howie Pollet P 1 1 1 2 0 0 2 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0 SH
   Bob Hall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Roy Face P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Johnny Hetki P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   George Metkovich PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .286 .000 .286
   Murry Dickson P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 GDP
Team Totals 37 14 15 14 5 1 47 .405 .488 .730 1.218 27 11
2B: F Montemayor (1); D Cole (1).
3B: C Abrams (1); P Smith (1).
HR: P Castiglione (1); D O'Connell (1).
SH: P Castiglione (1); P Smith (1); D Cole (1); H Pollet (1).
HBP: R Kiner (1).
TB: D O'Connell 5; C Abrams 5; P Castiglione 4; D Cole 3; P Smith 3; F Montemayor 3; R Kiner 2; H Pollet; J Garagiola.
GIDP: M Dickson (1).
RBI: D O'Connell 3 (3); R Kiner 2 (2); P Castiglione 2 (3); P Smith 2 (2); H Pollet 2 (2); F Montemayor (1); J Garagiola (3); C Abrams (1).
Team LOB: 9.

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Karl Drews 3.2 8 7 2 0 1 1 4.91 21 28
Bob Miller 0.1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0.00 4
Paul Stuffel 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0.00 2
Andy Hansen, L (0-1) 1 3 4 1 0 0 1 9.00 7
Steve Ridzik 3 2 0 0 2 0 0 0.00 13
Team Totals 8 15 14 5 5 1 2 5.62 47 28

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Howie Pollet 4.1 9 6 6 2 4 1 12.46 23 23
Bob Hall 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0.00 2
Roy Face 0.1 4 3 3 1 0 0 81.00 6
Johnny Hetki 0.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 2
Murry Dickson, W (1-1) 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 9.72 16
Team Totals 9 17 12 12 6 4 1 12.00 49 23
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: S Ridzik (1).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Hal Dixon, 2B - Larry Goetz, 3B - Frank Dascoli.
Time of Game: 3:25.
Attendance: 16,220.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Phillies         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Connie Ryan 2B 1 Cal Abrams RF
2 Richie Ashburn CF 2 Pete Castiglione 3B
3 Mel Clark RF 3 Felipe Montemayor CF
4 Del Ennis LF 4 Ralph Kiner LF
5 Earl Torgeson 1B 5 Paul Smith 1B
6 Granny Hamner SS 6 Danny O'Connell 2B
7 Willie Jones 3B 7 Joe Garagiola C
8 Stan Lopata C 8 Dick Cole SS
9 Karl Drews P 9 Howie Pollet P

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