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Scores
Standings
CHW
@CLE
6
7
CHW
@CLE
4
0
BOS
@PHA
10
2
DET
@SLB
10
7
DET
@SLB
7
1
NYY
@WSH
0
4
NYY
@WSH
4
5
CIN
@CHC
4
8
CIN
@CHC
8
6
STL
@MLN
0
4
STL
@MLN
4
1
 
(8)
BRO
@NYG
6
20
PHI
@PIT
2
0
 
(10)
PHI
@PIT
4
7
Sunday, July 5, 1953,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:25
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Phillies
2
40-30
 Won 2 
4th, 4 GB
at Pirates
0
27-52
 Lost 1 
8th, 20½ GB
W: Robin Roberts (13-6)
L: Murry Dickson (7-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Phillies        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   2    2 10  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0    0 10  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 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .295 .365 .451 .816 2 2
Richie Ashburn CF 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .319 .382 .406 .788 8 0
Johnny Wyrostek RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .353 .421 .484 .905 3 0 2B,SH
Del Ennis LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .287 .356 .472 .828 4 0
Eddie Waitkus 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .377 .411 .509 .920 7 0
Smoky Burgess C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .278 .372 .365 .737 1 1 2B
   Stan Lopata C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .349 .418 .767 2 0
Willie Jones 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .217 .325 .410 .736 0 1
Ted Kazanski SS 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .204 .278 .286 .563 3 2
Robin Roberts P 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .172 .209 .234 .443 0 1 2B
Team Totals 38 2 10 2 1 4 40 .263 .282 .342 .624 30 7
2B: J Wyrostek (7); S Burgess (6); R Roberts (4).
SH: J Wyrostek (1).
TB: S Burgess 3; R Ashburn 3; J Wyrostek 2; R Roberts 2; E Waitkus; W Jones; C Ryan.
RBI: R Ashburn (28); C Ryan (22).
Team LOB: 8.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Cal Abrams RF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .290 .389 .424 .813 1 0
Johnny O'Brien 2B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .242 .299 .306 .605 1 2
Danny O'Connell 3B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .292 .394 .421 .815 2 3 CS
Hal Rice LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .319 .347 .449 .796 2 1
Frank Thomas CF 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .205 .300 .400 .700 2 0
Preston Ward 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .202 .317 .291 .608 12 1
Toby Atwell C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .236 .352 .293 .644 7 0
Eddie O'Brien SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .223 .284 .245 .529 1 1
   Paul Smith PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .248 .309 .311 .620
   Dick Cole SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .368 .317 .685 1 1
Murry Dickson P 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .139 .184 .139 .323 1 2
Team Totals 39 0 10 0 2 2 41 .256 .293 .256 .549 30 11
TB: P Ward 2; D O'Connell 2; F Thomas; C Abrams; M Dickson; E O'Brien; T Atwell; H Rice.
Team LOB: 11.
Baserunning
CS: D O'Connell (3).

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Robin Roberts, W (13-6) 10 10 0 0 2 3 0 2.38 41 73
Team Totals 10 10 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 41 73

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Murry Dickson, L (7-9) 10 10 2 2 1 3 0 4.38 40 66
Team Totals 10 10 2 2 1 3 0 1.80 40 66
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dusty Boggess, 1B - Bill Engeln, 2B - Bill Stewart, 3B - Babe Pinelli.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: Not Given.
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 Johnny O'Brien 2B
3 Johnny Wyrostek RF 3 Danny O'Connell 3B
4 Del Ennis LF 4 Hal Rice LF
5 Eddie Waitkus 1B 5 Frank Thomas CF
6 Smoky Burgess C 6 Preston Ward 1B
7 Willie Jones 3B 7 Toby Atwell C
8 Ted Kazanski SS 8 Eddie O'Brien SS
9 Robin Roberts P 9 Murry Dickson P

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