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Standings
NYY
@CHW
4
3
BOS
@CLE
2
1
BAL
@DET
2
0
WSH
@KCA
6
8
 
(12)
SFG
@CIN
5
1
LAD
@MLN
4
1
STL
@PIT
6
2
Thursday, June 26, 1958,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 5,048, Time of Game: 2:12
Cardinals
6
34-29
 Won 6 
2nd, 1½ GB
at Pirates
2
32-35
 Lost 6 
5th, 5½ GB
L: Vern Law (7-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   3  1  2    6  7  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  1  1   0  0  0    2  6  3

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Blasingame 2B 4 0 0 1 0 0 .278 .736 -0.064 0.73 0.004 -0.069 -1.1 1 3 SF
Joe Cunningham LF-1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .295 .924 -0.006 0.77 0.051 -0.057 -0.1 3 0 2B
Stan Musial 1B 4 1 0 0 0 0 .358 1.045 -0.001 0.77 0.058 -0.058 -0.1 10 0
   Larry Jackson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .182 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ken Boyer 3B 4 2 2 1 0 0 .270 .831 0.139 1.13 0.203 -0.064 1.1 1 4 3B
Gene Green RF 4 2 1 1 0 0 .322 .881 0.080 1.25 0.126 -0.046 0.8 0 0
Curt Flood CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .301 .837 0.087 0.95 0.119 -0.032 0.3 2 0 SH
Hobie Landrith C 3 0 1 1 1 0 .194 .578 0.115 1.35 0.155 -0.039 0.8 7 0 IW
Eddie Kasko SS 3 0 0 1 0 0 .217 .533 -0.171 1.25 0.010 -0.181 -1.7 3 3 SF,GDP
Lindy McDaniel P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .182 -0.037 0.74 0.000 -0.037 -0.3 0 3
   Irv Noren PH-LF 2 1 1 0 0 0 .254 .671 0.120 0.56 0.120 0.000 1.9 0 0 3B
Team Totals 33 6 7 5 1 1 .212 .586 0.262 0.98 0.846 -0.583 1.7 27 13
2B: J Cunningham (8, off V Law).
3B: K Boyer (2, off V Law); I Noren (1, off V Law).
SF: D Blasingame (1, off V Law); E Kasko (1, off R Blackburn).
SH: C Flood (2, off R Blackburn).
IBB: H Landrith (2, by R Blackburn).
TB: K Boyer 4; I Noren 3; J Cunningham 2; G Green; H Landrith; C Flood.
GIDP: E Kasko (4).
RBI: E Kasko (8); G Green (17); H Landrith (6); K Boyer (38); D Blasingame (20).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. L McDaniel-E Kasko-S Musial.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Virdon CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .278 .738 0.008 1.00 0.088 -0.080 0.2 4 0 SB
Bob Skinner LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .321 .877 -0.144 1.08 0.000 -0.144 -1.3 2 0
Dick Groat SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 .277 .704 0.012 0.99 0.100 -0.088 -0.1 3 2
John Powers RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .222 .567 -0.068 0.63 0.000 -0.068 -0.8 4 0
Frank Thomas 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .301 .974 0.076 1.01 0.148 -0.073 0.4 6 3 HR
Bill Mazeroski 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .278 .744 -0.071 0.96 0.000 -0.071 -0.5 2 3
Gene Baker 3B 3 0 2 0 0 0 .333 .781 0.062 0.66 0.073 -0.011 0.4 2 2 2B
Danny Kravitz C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .637 -0.147 1.58 0.000 -0.147 -1.0 1 0 GDP
Vern Law P 2 1 1 0 0 1 .290 .964 0.075 0.76 0.093 -0.017 0.8 3 1 3B
   Ted Kluszewski PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .790 -0.042 1.67 0.000 -0.042 -0.2
   Ron Blackburn P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 2 6 2 0 6 .188 .563 -0.239 0.99 0.502 -0.741 -2.3 27 11
2B: G Baker (1, off L McDaniel).
3B: V Law (1, off L McDaniel).
HR: F Thomas (21, off L McDaniel; 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: F Thomas 4; V Law 3; G Baker 3; B Virdon; D Groat.
GIDP: D Kravitz (3).
RBI: F Thomas (65); D Groat (26).
2-out RBI: D Groat.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. V Law-D Groat-F Thomas.
E: B Skinner (6); B Mazeroski 2 (9).
Baserunning
SB: B Virdon (3, 2nd base off L McDaniel/H Landrith).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lindy McDaniel, W (4-7) 7 6 2 2 0 5 1 5.30 26 62 0.136 1.06 1.4
Larry Jackson, S (7) 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.46 6 0 0 0.102 0.68 1.0
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 0 6 1 2.00 32 62 0 0 0.238 0.99 2.3

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vern Law, L (7-5) 8 6 4 3 0 1 0 4.96 30 57 -0.208 1.11 -0.2
Ron Blackburn 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 2.36 7 0 0 -0.054 0.40 -1.5
Team Totals 9 7 6 3 1 1 0 3.00 37 57 0 0 -0.262 0.98 -1.7
Balks: None.
WP: L McDaniel (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: R Blackburn (4; H Landrith).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Shag Crawford, 2B - (none), 3B - Frank Dascoli.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Don Blasingame 2B 1 Bill Virdon CF
2 Joe Cunningham LF 2 Bob Skinner LF
3 Stan Musial 1B 3 Dick Groat SS
4 Ken Boyer 3B 4 John Powers RF
5 Gene Green RF 5 Frank Thomas 1B
6 Curt Flood CF 6 Bill Mazeroski 2B
7 Hobie Landrith C 7 Gene Baker 3B
8 Eddie Kasko SS 8 Danny Kravitz C
9 Lindy McDaniel P 9 Vern Law P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 0-2 1 -2- R STL K. Boyer V. Law 19% 39% Triple to RF; Musial Scores/unER
t7 2-2 1 1-3 R STL H. Landrith V. Law 15% 77% Single to RF; Green Scores; Flood to 3B
b5 0-0 0 --- R PIT F. Thomas L. McDaniel -15% 29% Home Run
t7 3-2 1 1-3 OO STL E. Kasko V. Law -13% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
t7 2-2 1 1-- STL C. Flood V. Law 12% 62% Single to RF; Green to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Vern Law facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL D. Blasingame V. Law -2% 48% Popfly: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL J. Cunningham V. Law -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O STL S. Musial V. Law -1% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Lindy McDaniel facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- PIT B. Virdon L. McDaniel -4% 42% Single to RF
b1 0-0 0 1-- PIT B. Skinner L. McDaniel -2% 39% Virdon Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- O PIT B. Skinner L. McDaniel 4% 43% Popfly: SS
b1 0-0 1 -2- PIT D. Groat L. McDaniel -3% 41% Wild Pitch; Virdon to 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 O PIT D. Groat L. McDaniel 6% 46% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-0 2 --3 O PIT J. Powers L. McDaniel 4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Vern Law facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O STL K. Boyer V. Law -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O STL G. Green V. Law -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- O STL C. Flood V. Law -1% 45% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Lindy McDaniel facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O PIT F. Thomas L. McDaniel 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski L. McDaniel 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O PIT G. Baker L. McDaniel 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Vern Law facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O STL H. Landrith V. Law -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 1 --- O STL E. Kasko V. Law -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O STL L. McDaniel V. Law -1% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Lindy McDaniel facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O PIT D. Kravitz L. McDaniel 2% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-0 1 --- O PIT V. Law L. McDaniel 2% 49% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 2 --- O PIT B. Virdon L. McDaniel 1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Vern Law facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- O STL D. Blasingame V. Law -3% 47% Popfly: SS
t4 0-0 1 --- STL J. Cunningham V. Law 5% 52% Double to RF
t4 0-0 1 -2- O STL S. Musial V. Law -4% 48% Foul Flyball: 3B
t4 0-0 2 -2- O STL K. Boyer V. Law -4% 44% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Lindy McDaniel facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- O PIT B. Skinner L. McDaniel 3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- O PIT D. Groat L. McDaniel 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 2 --- O PIT J. Powers L. McDaniel 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Vern Law facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- O STL G. Green V. Law -3% 47% Lineout: 3B
t5 0-0 1 --- O STL C. Flood V. Law -2% 45% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 0-0 2 --- O STL H. Landrith V. Law -1% 43% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Lindy McDaniel facing 5-6-7
b5 0-0 0 --- R PIT F. Thomas L. McDaniel -15% 29% Home Run
b5 1-0 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski L. McDaniel 2% 31% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-0 1 --- PIT G. Baker L. McDaniel -2% 28% Single to LF
b5 1-0 1 1-- OO PIT D. Kravitz L. McDaniel 5% 33% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Vern Law facing 8-9-1
t6 0-1 0 --- O STL E. Kasko V. Law -4% 30% Flyball: LF
t6 0-1 1 --- O STL L. McDaniel V. Law -3% 27% Flyball: CF
t6 0-1 2 --- O STL D. Blasingame V. Law -2% 25% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Lindy McDaniel facing 9-1-2
b6 1-0 0 --- PIT V. Law L. McDaniel -9% 16% Triple to CF
b6 1-0 0 --3 O PIT B. Virdon L. McDaniel 4% 20% Popfly: 2B
b6 1-0 1 --3 O PIT B. Skinner L. McDaniel 6% 26% Groundout: P-1B
b6 1-0 2 --3 R PIT D. Groat L. McDaniel -10% 16% Single to LF; Law Scores
b6 2-0 2 1-- O PIT J. Powers L. McDaniel 1% 18% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Vern Law facing 2-3-4
t7 0-2 0 --- O STL J. Cunningham V. Law -3% 14% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-2 1 --- STL S. Musial V. Law 6% 20% Reached on E7 (Fly Ball); Musial to 2B
t7 0-2 1 -2- R STL K. Boyer V. Law 19% 39% Triple to RF; Musial Scores/unER
t7 1-2 1 --3 R STL G. Green V. Law 11% 50% Single to RF; Boyer Scores
t7 2-2 1 1-- STL C. Flood V. Law 12% 62% Single to RF; Green to 3B
t7 2-2 1 1-3 R STL H. Landrith V. Law 15% 77% Single to RF; Green Scores; Flood to 3B
t7 3-2 1 1-3 OO STL E. Kasko V. Law -13% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Cardinals' Lindy McDaniel facing 5-6-7
b7 2-3 0 --- O PIT F. Thomas L. McDaniel 5% 70% Strikeout Looking
b7 2-3 1 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski L. McDaniel 3% 73% Strikeout
b7 2-3 2 --- PIT G. Baker L. McDaniel -5% 68% Double to LF
b7 2-3 2 -2- O PIT D. Kravitz L. McDaniel 7% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Pirates 2.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Vern Law facing 9-1-2
Irv Noren pinch hits for Lindy McDaniel (P) batting 9th
t8 3-2 0 --- STL I. Noren V. Law 10% 85% Triple to RF
t8 3-2 0 --3 RO STL D. Blasingame V. Law 0% 86% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Noren Scores
t8 4-2 1 --- O STL J. Cunningham V. Law -1% 85% Popfly: 2B
t8 4-2 2 --- O STL S. Musial V. Law -1% 84% Groundout: 1B-2B-P
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-4, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 9-1-2
Larry Jackson replaces Stan Musial (1B) pitching and batting 3rd
Joe Cunningham moves from LF to 1B
Irv Noren moves from PH to LF
Ted Kluszewski pinch hits for Vern Law (P) batting 9th
b8 2-4 0 --- O PIT T. Kluszewski L. Jackson 4% 89% Popfly: SS
b8 2-4 1 --- O PIT B. Virdon L. Jackson 3% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 2-4 2 --- O PIT B. Skinner L. Jackson 2% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Pirates 2.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Pirates' Ron Blackburn facing 4-5-6
Ron Blackburn replaces Ted Kluszewski (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-2 0 --- STL K. Boyer R. Blackburn 1% 94% Single to LF
t9 4-2 0 1-- STL G. Green R. Blackburn 2% 95% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Boyer to 2B
t9 4-2 0 12- O STL C. Flood R. Blackburn 0% 96% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Boyer to 3B; Green to 2B
t9 4-2 1 -23 STL H. Landrith R. Blackburn 0% 96% Intentional Walk
t9 4-2 1 123 RO STL E. Kasko R. Blackburn 1% 97% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Boyer Scores/unER
t9 5-2 2 12- R STL I. Noren R. Blackburn 2% 99% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Green Scores/unER; Landrith to 2B
t9 6-2 2 12- O STL D. Blasingame R. Blackburn -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-6, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 3-4-5
b9 2-6 0 --- O PIT D. Groat L. Jackson 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 2-6 1 --- O PIT J. Powers L. Jackson 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
b9 2-6 2 --- O PIT F. Thomas L. Jackson 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Pirates 2.

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