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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
Game was suspended in the top of the 7th with the score 0-7 and was completed August 11, 1953.
Attendance: 11,404, Time of Game: 2:25
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Phillies
4
40-31
 Lost 1 
4th, 4 GB
at Pirates
7
28-52
 Won 1 
8th, 20½ GB
W: Jim Waugh (1-0)
L: Steve Ridzik (3-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Phillies        0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  3    4  8  1
Pirates         5  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  X    7  8  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 3 0 1 0 2 1 5 .295 .370 .454 .824 3 2 2B,GDP
Richie Ashburn CF 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .318 .382 .404 .786 1 1
Mel Clark RF 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .316 .354 .390 .744 0 0
   Johnny Wyrostek RF 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 .351 .422 .481 .902 1 0
Del Ennis LF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .286 .353 .467 .820 1 1
Eddie Waitkus 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .362 .393 .483 .876 8 1
Stan Lopata C 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .248 .346 .407 .753 4 0
Willie Jones 3B 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .214 .324 .405 .729 2 3
Ted Kazanski SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .226 .293 .302 .595 2 2
Steve Ridzik P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .176 .412 .588 0 0
   Andy Hansen P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 1 1
   Earl Torgeson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .367 .487 .854
   Kent Peterson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 1
   Bill Nicholson PH 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .260 .393 .520 .913
   Thornton Kipper P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 0 0
   Granny Hamner PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .263 .296 .431 .727
Team Totals 34 4 8 4 7 5 41 .235 .366 .265 .631 24 12
2B: C Ryan (14).
TB: T Kazanski 2; C Ryan 2; M Clark 2; E Waitkus; D Ennis; R Ashburn.
GIDP: C Ryan (3).
RBI: B Nicholson (15); D Ennis (54); R Ashburn (29); J Wyrostek (22).
Team LOB: 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Jones-C Ryan-E Waitkus.
E: C Ryan (13).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Cal Abrams RF 1 1 1 1 2 0 4 .294 .396 .431 .827 4 0 2B,SH
Johnny O'Brien 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .242 .297 .305 .602 2 3
Danny O'Connell 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .291 .393 .418 .811 1 2
Hal Rice LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .329 .355 .479 .835 2 0 3B
Frank Thomas CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .206 .299 .397 .696 5 0
Preston Ward 1B 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .200 .320 .288 .609 5 0
Mike Sandlock C 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .218 .273 .233 .506 7 0 GDP
Eddie O'Brien SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .224 .283 .245 .528 1 1
Jim Waugh P 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .333 .500 .333 .833 0 0
   Paul LaPalme P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .094 .094 .094 .188 0 0
Team Totals 30 7 8 6 5 2 36 .267 .371 .367 .738 27 6
2B: C Abrams (6).
3B: H Rice (1).
SH: C Abrams (2).
TB: H Rice 4; C Abrams 2; F Thomas; J O'Brien; J Waugh; D O'Connell; E O'Brien.
GIDP: M Sandlock (3).
RBI: H Rice 2 (13); F Thomas (35); E O'Brien (5); D O'Connell (33); C Abrams (18).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. J O'Brien-E O'Brien.

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Steve Ridzik, L (3-4) 0.2 5 5 2 0 0 0 4.17 8 28
Andy Hansen 3.1 3 2 2 3 0 0 4.62 14
Kent Peterson 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 4.82 8
Thornton Kipper 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.33 6
Team Totals 8 8 7 4 5 2 0 4.50 36 28

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Jim Waugh, W (1-0) 8.1 8 4 4 6 4 0 3.68 38 49
Paul LaPalme, S (1) 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.55 3
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 7 5 0 4.00 41 49
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Engeln, 1B - Bill Stewart, 2B - Babe Pinelli, 3B - Dusty Boggess.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: 11,404.
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 Mel Clark RF 3 Danny O'Connell 3B
4 Del Ennis LF 4 Hal Rice LF
5 Eddie Waitkus 1B 5 Frank Thomas CF
6 Stan Lopata C 6 Preston Ward 1B
7 Willie Jones 3B 7 Mike Sandlock C
8 Ted Kazanski SS 8 Eddie O'Brien SS
9 Steve Ridzik P 9 Jim Waugh P

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