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Scores
Standings
BAL
@CHW
8
12
BOS
@CLE
4
5
 
(10)
NYY
@DET
4
1
WSH
@KCA
5
4
STL
@BRO
2
4
CHC
@NYG
1
4
CIN
@PHI
2
3
MLN
@PIT
7
3
Wednesday, June 20, 1956,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 19,775, Time of Game: 2:21
Braves
7
29-22
 Won 5 
1st
at Pirates
3
30-26
 Lost 5 
5th, 1½ GB
W: Gene Conley (2-3)
L: Vern Law (2-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  0   0  5  0   0  2  0    7  9  0
Pirates         0  1  0   0  0  1   0  0  1    3 10  0
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

Milwaukee Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Danny O'Connell 2B 5 1 1 2 0 0 5 .277 .368 .390 .758 2 4 2B
Bill Bruton CF 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .296 .322 .491 .813 3 0
Eddie Mathews 3B 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .245 .346 .444 .790 2 4 2B
Hank Aaron RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .304 .352 .510 .862 2 0
Bobby Thomson LF 3 0 1 2 1 0 4 .261 .318 .450 .768 3 0
Joe Adcock 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .276 .311 .578 .889 14 0
   Frank Torre 1B 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .338 .379 .388 .767 4 0 2B
Del Crandall C 2 2 1 0 2 0 4 .248 .348 .540 .888 4 0 IW
Johnny Logan SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .230 .287 .342 .629 2 2
Gene Conley P 3 0 1 2 0 0 4 .308 .308 .308 .615 1 1 SH
Team Totals 35 7 9 7 4 2 40 .257 .333 .343 .676 * 11
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: D O'Connell (6); E Mathews (9); F Torre (4).
SH: G Conley (2).
IBB: D Crandall (9).
TB: E Mathews 3; F Torre 2; D O'Connell 2; B Thomson; G Conley; D Crandall; B Bruton; J Logan.
RBI: B Thomson 2 (34); D O'Connell 2 (13); G Conley 2 (2); B Bruton (19).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. E Mathews; J Logan-D O'Connell-J Adcock.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Bill Virdon CF 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .265 .327 .389 .716 2 0
Roberto Clemente LF 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .340 .377 .462 .839 2 0
Frank Thomas 3B-2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .296 .360 .507 .867 1 4 3B,GDP
Dale Long 1B 2 0 0 1 1 1 4 .347 .409 .678 1.088 13 0 SF
Lee Walls RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .297 .363 .522 .885 3 0
Gene Freese 2B-3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .208 .274 .301 .574 3 5
Jack Shepard C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .254 .301 .493 .794 2 0
Dick Groat SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .258 .308 .292 .600 1 3
   Eddie O'Brien PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Vern Law P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .211 .238 .368 .607 0 2
   Bob Skinner PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .210 .290 .290 .580
   Nellie King P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Danny Kravitz PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .220 .281 .339 .620
Team Totals 34 3 10 3 4 4 39 .294 .359 .353 .712 27 14
3B: F Thomas (1).
SF: D Long (5).
TB: F Thomas 3; R Clemente 3; L Walls 2; D Groat 2; G Freese; J Shepard.
GIDP: F Thomas (13).
RBI: J Shepard (12); D Long (47); R Clemente (21).
Team LOB: 9.

Milwaukee Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Gene Conley, W (2-3) 9 10 3 3 4 4 0 3.50 39 55
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 4 4 0 3.00 39 55

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Vern Law, L (2-8) 7 7 5 5 3 1 0 5.32 31 41
Nellie King 2 2 2 2 1 1 0 2.80 9
Team Totals 9 9 7 7 4 2 0 7.00 40 41
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: V Law (7).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jocko Conlan, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Bill Engeln, 3B - Vic Delmore.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: 19,775.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Milwaukee Braves         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Danny O'Connell 2B 1 Bill Virdon CF
2 Bill Bruton CF 2 Roberto Clemente LF
3 Eddie Mathews 3B 3 Frank Thomas 3B
4 Hank Aaron RF 4 Dale Long 1B
5 Bobby Thomson LF 5 Lee Walls RF
6 Joe Adcock 1B 6 Gene Freese 2B
7 Del Crandall C 7 Jack Shepard C
8 Johnny Logan SS 8 Dick Groat SS
9 Gene Conley P 9 Vern Law P

Retrosheet.org Boxscore:PIT195606200

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