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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
1
7
CLE
@DET
5
9
CHC
@CIN
3
2
BRO
@NYG
1
5
PHI
@PIT
4
6
MLN
@STL
11
4
Wednesday, August 17, 1955,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 3,721, Time of Game: 2:18
Phillies
4
60-61
 Lost 1 
4th, 19½ GB
at Pirates
6
44-77
 Won 1 
8th, 35½ GB
W: Roy Face (3-5)
L: Curt Simmons (7-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Phillies        3  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    4  6  0
Pirates         1  2  1   0  0  1   0  1  X    6 16  2
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
Richie Ashburn CF 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 .331 .443 .448 .890 0 0
   Peanuts Lowrey CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .181 .230 .219 .449 2 1
   Glen Gorbous PH-CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .242 .316 .343 .659 0 0
Bobby Morgan SS 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .230 .325 .351 .676 2 2
Granny Hamner 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .261 .317 .352 .669 2 4
Del Ennis LF 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .287 .331 .515 .846 3 0
Willie Jones 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .251 .343 .395 .739 1 3
Eddie Waitkus 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .291 .381 .350 .731 7 0
Jim Greengrass RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .248 .319 .388 .707 1 0 GDP
Andy Seminick C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .252 .338 .433 .771 6 1
   Marv Blaylock PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .210 .296 .317 .613
Curt Simmons P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .175 .195 .250 .445 0 0
   Ron Negray P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Robin Roberts PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .241 .357 .410 .767
   Bob Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .357 .357 .429 .786 0 0
   Stan Lopata PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .377 .465 .842
Team Totals 33 4 6 3 4 3 37 .182 .270 .182 .452 24 11
TB: G Hamner 2; J Greengrass; E Waitkus; W Jones; D Ennis.
GIDP: J Greengrass (8).
RBI: E Waitkus (17); D Ennis (98); G Hamner (24).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Morgan-G Hamner-E Waitkus.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Eddie O'Brien CF 5 2 3 1 0 0 5 .280 .331 .305 .636 0 0 CS
Dick Cole 3B 3 2 2 0 2 1 5 .240 .292 .310 .602 0 1
Jerry Lynch LF 5 0 3 1 0 1 5 .307 .353 .486 .839 1 0 2B
Preston Ward 1B 4 0 3 1 1 1 5 .216 .306 .384 .690 13 0 IW
Roberto Clemente RF 4 0 1 2 1 0 5 .249 .281 .360 .642 2 1
Jack Shepard C 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .241 .319 .291 .609 5 0 GDP
Johnny O'Brien 2B 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .331 .359 .419 .778 3 4
Dick Groat SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .268 .319 .351 .670 2 6
Roy Face P 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .136 .208 .182 .390 1 0
Team Totals 38 6 16 6 4 4 42 .421 .476 .447 .924 27 12
2B: J Lynch (14).
IBB: P Ward (3).
TB: J Lynch 4; E O'Brien 3; P Ward 3; J O'Brien 2; D Cole 2; D Groat; R Clemente; R Face.
GIDP: J Shepard (6).
RBI: R Clemente 2 (39); P Ward (16); E O'Brien (3); R Face (1); J Lynch (26).
Team LOB: 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Groat-J O'Brien-P Ward; R Clemente-D Groat-P Ward.
E: P Ward (1); D Groat (22).
Baserunning
CS: E O'Brien (2).

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Curt Simmons, L (7-6) 5.2 14 5 5 2 4 0 5.10 32 23
Ron Negray 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.93 1
Bob Miller 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 2.87 9
Team Totals 8 16 6 6 4 4 0 6.75 42 23

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Roy Face, W (3-5) 9 6 4 3 4 3 0 3.75 37 60
Team Totals 9 6 4 3 4 3 0 3.00 37 60
Balks: None.
WP: R Face (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: B Miller (6).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lon Warneke, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Larry Goetz, 3B - Frank Dascoli.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: 3,721.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Phillies         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Richie Ashburn CF 1 Eddie O'Brien CF
2 Bobby Morgan SS 2 Dick Cole 3B
3 Granny Hamner 2B 3 Jerry Lynch LF
4 Del Ennis LF 4 Preston Ward 1B
5 Willie Jones 3B 5 Roberto Clemente RF
6 Eddie Waitkus 1B 6 Jack Shepard C
7 Jim Greengrass RF 7 Johnny O'Brien 2B
8 Andy Seminick C 8 Dick Groat SS
9 Curt Simmons P 9 Roy Face P

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