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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
4
1
NYY
@CLE
4
10
WSH
@DET
3
11
BAL
@KCA
11
2
CIN
@BRO
7
6
STL
@NYG
13
4
MLN
@PHI
1
2
CHC
@PIT
7
1
Wednesday, May 8, 1957,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 7,896, Time of Game: 2:35
Cubs
7
7-13
 Won 3 
7th, 6½ GB
at Pirates
1
5-15
 Lost 4 
8th, 8½ GB
W: Dick Drott (2-3)
L: Vern Law (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  3  1   0  2  0   0  0  1    7 13  0
Pirates         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  6  3
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
Casey Wise 2B 4 1 2 2 1 0 5 .214 .276 .271 .548 0 3 GDP
Ernie Banks SS 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .228 .330 .342 .671 0 3 CS
Lee Walls CF-LF 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 .250 .306 .375 .681 1 0 SB
Dale Long 1B 5 2 2 0 0 1 5 .241 .354 .407 .761 9 1 2B
Walt Moryn RF 4 0 2 2 0 1 4 .265 .367 .368 .735 2 0
   Bobby Del Greco CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .229 .400 .286 .686 1 0
Jim Bolger LF-RF 3 1 2 1 0 1 4 .262 .283 .357 .640 3 0 SF
Ed Winceniak 3B 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .200 .220 .275 .495 2 0
Cal Neeman C 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .222 .263 .403 .666 8 1
Dick Drott P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 0
Team Totals 39 7 13 7 1 10 41 .333 .341 .359 .700 27 8
2B: D Long (3).
SF: J Bolger (2).
TB: D Long 3; C Wise 2; E Banks 2; W Moryn 2; J Bolger 2; C Neeman; L Walls; D Drott.
GIDP: C Wise (3).
RBI: C Wise 2 (7); W Moryn 2 (11); C Neeman (5); L Walls (7); J Bolger (7).
Team LOB: 7.
Baserunning
SB: L Walls (2).
CS: E Banks (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Roberto Clemente RF 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .278 .293 .405 .698 2 0 2B
Bill Virdon CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .289 .315 .361 .676 2 0
Dick Groat SS 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .329 .368 .430 .798 0 0
Frank Thomas 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .309 .352 .481 .834 1 0 3B
Dee Fondy 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .297 .303 .405 .708 6 0
John Powers LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .353 .368 .647 1.015 1 0 2B
Hank Foiles C 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .352 .386 .537 .923 5 2
   Laurin Pepper P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Gene Freese PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .344 .393 .737
   Luis Arroyo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 0 1
   Bob Skinner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .344 .417 .469 .885
Gene Baker 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .219 .329 .370 .699 4 2 2B
Vern Law P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Paul Smith PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .148 .207 .259 .466
   Bob Purkey P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .111 .333 .444 0 0
   Danny Kravitz PH-C 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .125 .192 .125 .317 6 0
Team Totals 32 1 6 1 4 6 36 .188 .278 .344 .622 27 5
2B: R Clemente (5); J Powers (2); G Baker (6).
3B: F Thomas (1).
TB: F Thomas 3; R Clemente 3; G Baker 2; J Powers 2; D Fondy.
RBI: D Groat (10).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Groat-G Baker-D Fondy; H Foiles-G Baker.
E: G Baker 2 (10); F Thomas (5).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Dick Drott, W (2-3) 9 6 1 1 4 6 0 3.23 37 73
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 4 6 0 1.00 37 73

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Vern Law, L (1-1) 3 6 4 1 1 3 0 0.63 16 39
Bob Purkey 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 2.51 9
Laurin Pepper 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 12.00 7
Luis Arroyo 2 4 1 1 0 3 0 2.87 10
Team Totals 9 13 7 2 1 10 0 2.00 42 39
Balks: None.
WP: V Law (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Stan Landes, 1B - Bill Baker, 2B - Frank Dascoli, 3B - Frank Secory.
Time of Game: 2:35.
Attendance: 7,896.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Casey Wise 2B 1 Roberto Clemente RF
2 Ernie Banks SS 2 Bill Virdon CF
3 Lee Walls CF 3 Dick Groat SS
4 Dale Long 1B 4 Frank Thomas 3B
5 Walt Moryn RF 5 Dee Fondy 1B
6 Jim Bolger LF 6 John Powers LF
7 Ed Winceniak 3B 7 Hank Foiles C
8 Cal Neeman C 8 Gene Baker 2B
9 Dick Drott P 9 Vern Law P

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