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Scores
Standings
CHW
@DET
1
5
CLE
@KCA
8
5
BAL
@NYY
10
5
BOS
@WSH
1
6
PHI
@BRO
2
5
STL
@CHC
3
1
CIN
@MLN
3
6
NYG
@PIT
4
2
Saturday, August 11, 1956,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 5,655, Time of Game: 2:21
Giants
4
39-64
 Won 1 
8th, 23½ GB
at Pirates
2
46-61
 Lost 1 
6th, 18½ GB
W: Johnny Antonelli (10-12)
L: Ron Kline (9-13)
S: Jim Hearn (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          1  0  1   0  0  1   0  1  0    4  8  2
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    2  6  3
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Jackie Brandt RF-LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .275 .827 2 0 2·CS
Red Schoendienst 2B 4 3 3 0 0 0 .318 .753 4 4 2B
Willie Mays CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .279 .858 3 0 SB
Dusty Rhodes LF 3 0 2 2 0 1 .236 .744 0 0
   Don Mueller RF 1 0 0 1 0 0 .260 .605 1 0
Bill White 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .255 .773 12 1
Foster Castleman 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .242 .684 0 2
Bill Sarni C 3 0 0 0 1 1 .260 .713 5 0
Daryl Spencer SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .641 1 4
Johnny Antonelli P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .098 .309 0 1
   Jim Hearn P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .105 .211 0 1
Team Totals 33 4 8 3 3 4 .242 .578 * 13
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: R Schoendienst (15).
TB: R Schoendienst 4; D Rhodes 2; W Mays 2; J Brandt.
RBI: D Rhodes 2 (27); D Mueller (30).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Castleman-R Schoendienst-B White.
E: B White 2 (10).
Baserunning
SB: W Mays (25).
CS: J Brandt 2 (4).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Bill Virdon CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .305 .786 3 0
Dick Groat SS 3 1 0 0 1 0 .276 .648 2 5
Lee Walls LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .283 .807 1 0
Roberto Clemente RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .291 .740 1 0
Frank Thomas 3B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .297 .827 0 0
Jack Shepard C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .652 6 2 GDP
Dale Long 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .274 .854 8 0
Bill Mazeroski 2B 2 0 1 0 0 0 .196 .476 3 2
   Bob Skinner PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .197 .599
   Johnny O'Brien 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .409 2 2
Ron Kline P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .135 .316 0 0 2·SH
   Dick Cole PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .566
   Roy Face P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .400 1 0
   Hank Foiles PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .194 .573
Team Totals 32 2 6 2 2 5 .188 .423 27 11
SH: R Kline 2 (3).
TB: D Long 2; F Thomas 2; B Mazeroski; R Clemente.
GIDP: J Shepard (6).
RBI: F Thomas (60); D Long (71).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
E: R Kline (3); D Long (15); J Shepard (3).

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Johnny Antonelli, W (10-12) 5.2 5 2 2 1 2 0 3.92 25 52
Jim Hearn, S (1) 3.1 1 0 0 1 3 0 4.08 11
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 2 5 0 2.00 36 52

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Ron Kline, L (9-13) 6 6 3 2 2 3 0 3.35 24 51
Roy Face 3 2 1 1 1 1 0 2.90 12
Team Totals 9 8 4 3 3 4 0 3.00 36 51
Balks: None.
WP: J Antonelli (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Shag Crawford, 1B - Lee Ballanfant, 2B - (none), 3B - Dusty Boggess.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Giants         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Jackie Brandt RF 1 Bill Virdon CF
2 Red Schoendienst 2B 2 Dick Groat SS
3 Willie Mays CF 3 Lee Walls LF
4 Dusty Rhodes LF 4 Roberto Clemente RF
5 Bill White 1B 5 Frank Thomas 3B
6 Foster Castleman 3B 6 Jack Shepard C
7 Bill Sarni C 7 Dale Long 1B
8 Daryl Spencer SS 8 Bill Mazeroski 2B
9 Johnny Antonelli P 9 Ron Kline P

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