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Scores
Standings
WSH
@CHW
1
11
NYY
@CLE
6
7
BOS
@DET
4
3
CIN
@BRO
0
7
MLN
@NYG
5
4
 
(11)
STL
@PHI
2
8
CHC
@PIT
4
3
Saturday, August 27, 1955,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 3,210, Time of Game: 2:09
Cubs
4
61-71
 Won 2 
6th, 23 GB
at Pirates
3
48-80
 Lost 2 
8th, 34 GB
W: Howie Pollet (4-3)
L: Max Surkont (7-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  2   1  0  1    4  9  3
Pirates         3  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    3  5  2
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Dee Fondy 1B 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .261 .309 .414 .723 9 1
Gene Baker 2B 3 1 1 1 1 1 5 .279 .336 .402 .739 3 2 SH
Frank Baumholtz LF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .301 .333 .407 .741 3 0
Ernie Banks SS 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .294 .339 .593 .933 0 5 2B
Jim King RF 3 0 3 1 0 0 4 .259 .313 .441 .754 2 0 2B,SF
   Lloyd Merriman PR-RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .311 .294 .605 0 0
Eddie Miksis 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .226 .275 .313 .588 1 1 SH
Jim Bolger CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .160 .200 .210 .410 2 0 HBP
Harry Chiti C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .233 .282 .349 .631 2 0
   Bob Speake PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .220 .305 .440 .745
   Hal Jeffcoat P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .227 .333 .561 1 1
   Randy Jackson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .344 .439 .782 GDP
   Howie Pollet P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .471 .533 1.004 1 0
Jim Davis P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .031 .088 .031 .119 1 0
   Walker Cooper PH-C 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 .267 .323 .558 .881 2 0 HR
Team Totals 34 4 9 4 2 5 40 .265 .316 .412 .728 27 10
2B: E Banks (25); J King (13).
HR: W Cooper (6).
SF: J King (3).
SH: G Baker (17); E Miksis (10).
HBP: J Bolger (1).
TB: W Cooper 4; J King 4; E Banks 2; B Speake; D Fondy; F Baumholtz; G Baker.
GIDP: R Jackson (10).
RBI: W Cooper (13); J King (45); E Banks (98); G Baker (42).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
E: E Banks (21); D Fondy (12); J Bolger (3).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Eddie O'Brien CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .259 .312 .294 .605 1 0 2B
Gene Freese 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .248 .303 .402 .705 1 0
Roman Mejias RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .194 .238 .295 .533 2 0
Frank Thomas LF 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .239 .312 .406 .718 0 0
Preston Ward 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .224 .306 .408 .714 5 2
Jack Shepard C 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .234 .314 .282 .596 6 1
Johnny O'Brien 2B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .313 .352 .395 .747 9 3 SF
Dick Groat SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .272 .324 .359 .684 2 6
Max Surkont P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .130 .200 .152 .352 1 0
   Dick Cole PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .225 .282 .288 .570
Team Totals 33 3 5 3 3 4 37 .152 .216 .182 .398 27 12
2B: E O'Brien (3).
SF: J O'Brien (2).
TB: E O'Brien 2; D Groat 2; P Ward; G Freese.
RBI: J O'Brien (17); J Shepard (19); G Freese (35).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Groat-J O'Brien-P Ward.
E: G Freese (19); R Mejias (5).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Jim Davis 6 4 3 2 2 2 0 4.01 25 54
Hal Jeffcoat 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.78 4
Howie Pollet, W (4-3) 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.90 8
Team Totals 9 5 3 2 3 4 0 2.00 37 54

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Max Surkont, L (7-11) 9 9 4 2 2 5 1 5.42 40 60
Team Totals 9 9 4 2 2 5 1 2.00 40 60
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: M Surkont (3).
IBB: M Surkont (4).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lee Ballanfant, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Bill Jackowski, 3B - Stan Landes.
Time of Game: 2:09.
Attendance: 3,210.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Dee Fondy 1B 1 Eddie O'Brien CF
2 Gene Baker 2B 2 Gene Freese 3B
3 Frank Baumholtz LF 3 Roman Mejias RF
4 Ernie Banks SS 4 Frank Thomas LF
5 Jim King RF 5 Preston Ward 1B
6 Eddie Miksis 3B 6 Jack Shepard C
7 Jim Bolger CF 7 Johnny O'Brien 2B
8 Harry Chiti C 8 Dick Groat SS
9 Jim Davis P 9 Max Surkont P

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