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Standings
DET
@BAL
7
5
DET
@BAL
2
4
PHA
@BOS
10
20
PHA
@BOS
0
9
CHW
@CLE
6
4
CHW
@CLE
3
6
WSH
@NYY
1
0
WSH
@NYY
6
7
 
(10)
STL
@CHC
4
14
 
(7)
BRO
@PHI
5
4
 
(12)
NYG
@PIT
4
0
NYG
@PIT
3
4
Monday, May 31, 1954, 1:00PM
, Forbes Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:52
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Giants
4
23-18
 Won 1 
3rd, 1½ GB
at Pirates
0
13-33
 Lost 3 
8th, 13 GB
W: Ruben Gomez (4-3)
L: Len Yochim (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          0  3  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    4  9  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Davey Williams 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .179 .236 .290 .525 -0.028 0.50 0.012 -0.039 -0.4 3 7
Al Dark SS 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .244 .263 .372 .635 0.008 0.55 0.052 -0.044 0.2 4 3 3B
Whitey Lockman 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .242 .316 .438 .754 -0.051 0.39 0.000 -0.051 -1.1 10 0
Monte Irvin LF 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .248 .333 .483 .816 0.043 0.55 0.055 -0.012 0.2 2 0 SF
Don Mueller RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .361 .380 .471 .851 -0.034 0.50 0.007 -0.041 -0.4 2 0
Willie Mays CF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .331 .382 .695 1.077 0.165 0.43 0.185 -0.020 1.9 1 0 HR,SB
Ray Katt C 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .286 .379 .388 .767 -0.002 0.32 0.019 -0.021 -0.6 5 0
Billy Gardner 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .348 .400 .609 1.009 -0.028 0.37 0.000 -0.028 -0.8 0 2
Ruben Gomez P 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .316 .316 .316 .632 0.076 0.38 0.084 -0.008 0.4 0 1
Team Totals 35 4 9 4 0 5 36 .257 .250 .400 .650 0.149 0.44 0.414 -0.264 -0.5 27 13
3B: A Dark (3, off J Thies).
HR: W Mays (14, off L Yochim, 2nd inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: M Irvin (3, off J Thies).
TB: W Mays 5; A Dark 3; R Gomez 2; D Mueller; M Irvin; D Williams; R Katt.
RBI: W Mays 2 (37); R Gomez (2); M Irvin (26).
2-out RBI: R Gomez.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Williams-A Dark-W Lockman; A Dark-D Williams-W Lockman.
Baserunning
SB: W Mays (2, 2nd base off B Friend/T Atwell).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Pellagrini 3B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .219 .286 .250 .536 -0.053 0.62 0.007 -0.060 -0.6 1 2
Dick Cole SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .315 .389 .405 .794 -0.002 0.53 0.033 -0.036 -0.1 3 3
Bob Skinner 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .259 .351 .401 .753 -0.110 0.79 0.000 -0.110 -1.4 8 2 GDP
Frank Thomas LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .306 .373 .524 .897 -0.051 0.49 0.000 -0.051 -0.7 3 0
Sid Gordon RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .247 .373 .333 .706 -0.021 0.43 0.013 -0.034 -0.4 1 0
Toby Atwell C 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .326 .437 .442 .879 0.009 0.53 0.032 -0.023 0.2 5 1
Curt Roberts 2B 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .230 .286 .295 .582 0.017 0.80 0.053 -0.036 0.1 2 2 GDP
Dick Hall CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .253 .301 .280 .581 -0.087 1.18 0.000 -0.087 -1.0 3 0
Len Yochim P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Jake Thies P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .333 .000 .333 -0.042 0.95 0.000 -0.042 -0.4 0 0 SH
   Jack Shepard PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .323 .375 .400 .775 -0.009 0.35 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
   Bob Friend P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .400 .353 .753 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 27 0 3 0 4 5 32 .111 .226 .111 .337 -0.349 0.66 0.138 -0.488 -4.5 27 10
SH: J Thies (1, off R Gomez).
TB: C Roberts 2; D Cole.
GIDP: B Skinner (5); C Roberts (2).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 2.

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ruben Gomez, W (4-3) 9 3 0 0 4 5 0 2.82 32 82 0.350 0.66 4.5
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 4 5 0 0.00 32 82 0.350 0.66 4.5

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Len Yochim, L (0-1) 1.2 5 3 3 0 1 1 7.90 10 34 -0.230 0.84 -2.4
Jake Thies 6.1 3 1 1 0 3 0 3.09 22 2 0 0.076 0.34 2.4
Bob Friend 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 7.09 4 0 0 0.004 0.10 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 4 4 0 5 1 4.00 36 34 2 0 -0.150 0.44 0.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lon Warneke, 1B - Lee Ballanfant, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Al Barlick.
Time of Game: 1:52.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Giants         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Davey Williams 2B 1 Eddie Pellagrini 3B
2 Al Dark SS 2 Dick Cole SS
3 Whitey Lockman 1B 3 Bob Skinner 1B
4 Monte Irvin LF 4 Frank Thomas LF
5 Don Mueller RF 5 Sid Gordon RF
6 Willie Mays CF 6 Toby Atwell C
7 Ray Katt C 7 Curt Roberts 2B
8 Billy Gardner 3B 8 Dick Hall CF
9 Ruben Gomez P 9 Len Yochim P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 1 1-- RR NYG W. Mays L. Yochim 18% 68% Home Run; Mueller Scores
t2 2-0 2 -2- R NYG R. Gomez L. Yochim 8% 77% Single to CF; Katt Scores
b6 0-4 0 1-- OO PIT B. Skinner R. Gomez 6% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t5 3-0 0 --- NYG A. Dark J. Thies 5% 89% Triple to RF
b2 0-3 2 12- O PIT D. Hall R. Gomez 4% 80% Popfly: SS

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Len Yochim facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYG D. Williams L. Yochim -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYG A. Dark L. Yochim -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYG W. Lockman L. Yochim -1% 45% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Ruben Gomez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT E. Pellagrini R. Gomez 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- O PIT D. Cole R. Gomez 2% 49% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- O PIT B. Skinner R. Gomez 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Len Yochim facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- NYG M. Irvin L. Yochim 4% 54% Single to LF
t2 0-0 0 1-- O NYG D. Mueller L. Yochim -4% 50% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-0 1 1-- RR NYG W. Mays L. Yochim 18% 68% Home Run; Mueller Scores
t2 2-0 1 --- NYG R. Katt L. Yochim 2% 70% Single to LF
t2 2-0 1 1-- O NYG B. Gardner L. Yochim -1% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B; Katt to 2B
t2 2-0 2 -2- R NYG R. Gomez L. Yochim 8% 77% Single to CF; Katt Scores
t2 3-0 2 1-- NYG D. Williams L. Yochim 1% 78% Single to LF; Gomez to 2B
Jake Thies replaces Len Yochim pitching and batting 9th
t2 3-0 2 12- O NYG A. Dark J. Thies -3% 75% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Giants 3, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Ruben Gomez facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- O PIT F. Thomas R. Gomez 2% 77% Lineout: SS
b2 0-3 1 --- O PIT S. Gordon R. Gomez 1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-3 2 --- PIT T. Atwell R. Gomez -1% 78% Walk
b2 0-3 2 1-- PIT C. Roberts R. Gomez -2% 76% Single to LF; Atwell to 2B
b2 0-3 2 12- O PIT D. Hall R. Gomez 4% 80% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Giants 3, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Jake Thies facing 3-4-5
t3 3-0 0 --- O NYG W. Lockman J. Thies -1% 79% Flyball: CF
t3 3-0 1 --- O NYG M. Irvin J. Thies -1% 78% Flyball: LF
t3 3-0 2 --- NYG D. Mueller J. Thies 1% 78% Single to CF
t3 3-0 2 1-- O NYG W. Mays J. Thies -1% 77% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 3, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Ruben Gomez facing 9-1-2
b3 0-3 0 --- O PIT J. Thies R. Gomez 2% 79% Flyball: CF
b3 0-3 1 --- O PIT E. Pellagrini R. Gomez 2% 81% Strikeout
b3 0-3 2 --- O PIT D. Cole R. Gomez 1% 82% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 3, Pirates 0.
Top of the 4th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Jake Thies facing 7-8-9
t4 3-0 0 --- O NYG R. Katt J. Thies -1% 81% Strikeout Looking
t4 3-0 1 --- O NYG B. Gardner J. Thies -1% 80% Groundout: C-1B
t4 3-0 2 --- NYG R. Gomez J. Thies 1% 80% Single to LF
t4 3-0 2 1-- O NYG D. Williams J. Thies -1% 79% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 3, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Ruben Gomez facing 3-4-5
b4 0-3 0 --- O PIT B. Skinner R. Gomez 2% 81% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-3 1 --- O PIT F. Thomas R. Gomez 2% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-3 2 --- PIT S. Gordon R. Gomez -1% 82% Walk
b4 0-3 2 1-- O PIT T. Atwell R. Gomez 2% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 3, Pirates 0.
Top of the 5th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Pirates' Jake Thies facing 2-3-4
t5 3-0 0 --- NYG A. Dark J. Thies 5% 89% Triple to RF
t5 3-0 0 --3 O NYG W. Lockman J. Thies -2% 87% Foul Flyball: 3B
t5 3-0 1 --3 RO NYG M. Irvin J. Thies 2% 89% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Dark Scores
t5 4-0 2 --- O NYG D. Mueller J. Thies -0% 88% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 4, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Ruben Gomez facing 7-8-9
b5 0-4 0 --- PIT C. Roberts R. Gomez -3% 85% Single to LF
b5 0-4 0 1-- O PIT D. Hall R. Gomez 3% 88% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-4 1 1-- O PIT J. Thies R. Gomez 2% 90% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Roberts to 2B
b5 0-4 2 -2- O PIT E. Pellagrini R. Gomez 2% 92% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 4, Pirates 0.
Top of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-0, Pirates' Jake Thies facing 6-7-8
t6 4-0 0 --- O NYG W. Mays J. Thies -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 4-0 1 --- O NYG R. Katt J. Thies -0% 91% Flyball: RF
t6 4-0 2 --- O NYG B. Gardner J. Thies -0% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 4, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Ruben Gomez facing 2-3-4
b6 0-4 0 --- PIT D. Cole R. Gomez -3% 87% Single to SS
b6 0-4 0 1-- OO PIT B. Skinner R. Gomez 6% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b6 0-4 2 --- O PIT F. Thomas R. Gomez 1% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 4, Pirates 0.
Top of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-0, Pirates' Jake Thies facing 9-1-2
t7 4-0 0 --- O NYG R. Gomez J. Thies -1% 94% Strikeout Looking
t7 4-0 1 --- O NYG D. Williams J. Thies -0% 93% Flyball: CF
t7 4-0 2 --- O NYG A. Dark J. Thies -0% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 4, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Ruben Gomez facing 5-6-7
b7 0-4 0 --- O PIT S. Gordon R. Gomez 2% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-4 1 --- PIT T. Atwell R. Gomez -2% 93% Walk
b7 0-4 1 1-- OO PIT C. Roberts R. Gomez 4% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 4, Pirates 0.
Top of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-0, Pirates' Jake Thies facing 3-4-5
t8 4-0 0 --- O NYG W. Lockman J. Thies -0% 96% Popfly: SS
t8 4-0 1 --- O NYG M. Irvin J. Thies -0% 96% Lineout: SS
t8 4-0 2 --- O NYG D. Mueller J. Thies -0% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 4, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Ruben Gomez facing 8-9-1
b8 0-4 0 --- O PIT D. Hall R. Gomez 2% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
Jack Shepard pinch hits for Jake Thies (P) batting 9th
b8 0-4 1 --- O PIT J. Shepard R. Gomez 1% 98% Popfly: SS
b8 0-4 2 --- PIT E. Pellagrini R. Gomez -1% 97% Walk
b8 0-4 2 1-- O PIT D. Cole R. Gomez 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 4, Pirates 0.
Top of the 9th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-0, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 6-7-8
Bob Friend replaces Jack Shepard (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-0 0 --- NYG W. Mays B. Friend 0% 99% Single to CF
t9 4-0 0 1-- NYG R. Katt B. Friend 0% 99% Mays Steals 2B
t9 4-0 0 -2- O NYG R. Katt B. Friend -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
t9 4-0 1 -2- O NYG B. Gardner B. Friend -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B; Mays to 3B
t9 4-0 2 --3 O NYG R. Gomez B. Friend -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 4, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Ruben Gomez facing 3-4-5
b9 0-4 0 --- O PIT B. Skinner R. Gomez 1% 99% Flyball: RF
b9 0-4 1 --- O PIT F. Thomas R. Gomez 1% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 0-4 2 --- O PIT S. Gordon R. Gomez 0% 100% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 4, Pirates 0.

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