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BAL
@CHW
4
2
 
(10)
WSH
@CLE
0
5
WSH
@CLE
3
1
NYY
@DET
2
4
NYY
@DET
2
8
BOS
@KCA
3
7
LAD
@CIN
3
6
LAD
@CIN
7
1
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@MLN
4
9
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@PHI
4
3
CHC
@PHI
4
5
STL
@PIT
3
4
 
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STL
@PIT
3
1
Sunday, May 3, 1959,
, Forbes Field
Game was suspended in the bottom of the 7th with the score 2-1 and was completed June 2, 1959 at Forbes Field.
Attendance: 26,080, Time of Game: 1:26
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cardinals
3
6-15
 Won 1 
8th, 6½ GB
at Pirates
1
8-10
 Lost 1 
6th, 3 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  2   0  0  0   0  1  0    3  6  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  4  0

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Cunningham RF-1B 4 0 0 1 0 2 4 .200 .364 .200 .564 -0.045 0.95 0.007 -0.052 -0.6 6 0
Solly Hemus 2B 2 0 1 1 0 0 3 .286 .615 .429 1.044 0.087 0.95 0.126 -0.039 0.8 0 3 2B,HBP
   Lee Tate 2B-SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.007 0.28 0.000 -0.007 -0.2 2 3
Bill White LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .200 .237 .418 .655 -0.058 0.69 0.008 -0.066 -0.4 1 0
George Crowe 1B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .267 .313 .467 .779 -0.020 0.86 0.027 -0.047 -0.1 7 1
   Lindy McDaniel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .273 .000 .273 0.010 0.37 0.010 0.000 0.4 0 0 SH
Ken Boyer 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .282 .356 .372 .728 -0.072 0.76 0.000 -0.072 -1.1 1 1
Gene Green C-RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .182 .217 .364 .581 -0.077 0.59 0.000 -0.077 -1.1 2 0 GDP
Bobby Smith CF 3 2 2 0 0 0 3 .273 .273 .318 .591 0.087 0.85 0.104 -0.017 0.8 2 0 2B
Alex Grammas SS 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .277 .294 .383 .677 0.105 1.07 0.117 -0.012 0.9 1 2 2B
   Don Blasingame PH-2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .226 .301 .286 .587 -0.005 1.11 0.000 -0.005 -0.2 0 1 SH
Gary Blaylock P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.067 0.97 0.000 -0.067 -0.7 1 0
   Hal Smith C 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .211 .253 .366 .620 0.039 1.09 0.060 -0.021 0.2 4 0 CS
Team Totals 29 3 6 3 1 9 33 .207 .258 .310 .568 -0.023 0.82 0.459 -0.482 -1.4 27 11
2B: A Grammas (2, off B Daniels); S Hemus (1, off B Daniels); B Smith (1, off A Jackson).
SH: D Blasingame (2, off A Jackson); L McDaniel (1, off A Jackson).
HBP: S Hemus (1, by B Daniels).
TB: B Smith 3; S Hemus 2; A Grammas 2; B White; H Smith.
GIDP: G Green (1).
RBI: J Cunningham (2); S Hemus (1); H Smith (7).
2-out RBI: S Hemus.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Baserunning
CS: H Smith (2, 2nd base by A Jackson/D Kravitz).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Hoak 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .270 .377 .365 .742 0.041 1.33 0.131 -0.090 0.3 1 2 3B
Roman Mejias RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .146 .239 .171 .410 -0.117 1.14 0.000 -0.117 -0.8 1 0
Bill Virdon CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .221 .231 .312 .542 -0.055 0.76 0.012 -0.067 -0.3 1 0
Dick Stuart 1B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .314 .438 .667 1.104 -0.082 1.21 0.019 -0.102 -0.4 12 0
Bob Skinner LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .128 .227 .128 .355 -0.037 1.08 0.030 -0.067 -0.1 0 0
Bill Mazeroski 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .260 .289 .384 .673 -0.146 1.44 0.000 -0.146 -1.2 1 2
Dick Groat SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .239 .311 .343 .654 0.000 1.19 0.054 -0.054 -0.2 1 3
Hank Foiles C 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .217 .250 .435 .685 0.039 0.76 0.056 -0.016 0.3 8 1 2B
   Ted Kluszewski PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .429 .455 .571 1.026 -0.061 2.59 0.000 -0.061 -0.3
   Danny Kravitz C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 1
Bennie Daniels P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.054 1.08 0.000 -0.054 -0.4 0 1
   Rocky Nelson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .300 .333 .633 -0.051 1.83 0.000 -0.051 -0.2
   Al Jackson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 31 1 4 1 2 6 33 .129 .182 .226 .408 -0.523 1.20 0.302 -0.825 -3.4 27 11
2B: H Foiles (2, off G Blaylock).
3B: D Hoak (1, off G Blaylock).
TB: D Hoak 3; H Foiles 2; B Virdon; D Groat.
RBI: D Hoak (8).
2-out RBI: D Hoak.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Hoak-B Mazeroski-D Stuart; H Foiles.

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gary Blaylock, W (1-1) 6 3 1 1 2 2 0 3.00 23 62 0.244 1.08 1.9
Lindy McDaniel, S (1) 3 1 0 0 0 4 0 3.09 10 0 0 0.280 1.46 1.5
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 2 6 0 1.00 33 62 0 0 0.524 1.20 3.4

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bennie Daniels, L (0-1) 7 3 2 2 1 7 0 4.15 24 69 0.098 0.89 1.4
Al Jackson 2 3 1 1 0 2 0 4.50 9 0 0 -0.074 0.64 -0.0
Team Totals 9 6 3 3 1 9 0 3.00 33 69 0 0 0.024 0.82 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Daniels (1; S Hemus).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dusty Boggess, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Tom Gorman.
Time of Game: 1:26.
Attendance: 26,080.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Joe Cunningham RF 1 Don Hoak 3B
2 Solly Hemus 2B 2 Roman Mejias RF
3 Bill White LF 3 Bill Virdon CF
4 George Crowe 1B 4 Dick Stuart 1B
5 Ken Boyer 3B 5 Bob Skinner LF
6 Gene Green C 6 Bill Mazeroski 2B
7 Bobby Smith CF 7 Dick Groat SS
8 Alex Grammas SS 8 Hank Foiles C
9 Gary Blaylock P 9 Bennie Daniels P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 0-2 2 --3 R PIT D. Hoak G. Blaylock -13% 61% Triple to RF; Foiles Scores
t3 0-0 0 1-- STL A. Grammas B. Daniels 12% 66% Double to LF; Smith to 3B
t3 1-0 2 --3 R STL S. Hemus B. Daniels 10% 71% Double to LF; Grammas Scores
b1 0-0 2 123 O PIT B. Mazeroski G. Blaylock 7% 50% Flyball: CF
t8 2-1 0 --- STL B. Smith A. Jackson 6% 82% Double to LF

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' Bennie Daniels facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL J. Cunningham B. Daniels -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- STL S. Hemus B. Daniels 2% 50% Hit By Pitch
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO STL B. White B. Daniels -5% 45% Double Play: Strikeout; Hemus out at 2B/C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Gary Blaylock facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT D. Hoak G. Blaylock 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O PIT R. Mejias G. Blaylock 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- PIT B. Virdon G. Blaylock -1% 48% Single to LF
b1 0-0 2 1-- PIT D. Stuart G. Blaylock -2% 46% Walk; Virdon to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- PIT B. Skinner G. Blaylock -3% 43% Walk; Virdon to 3B; Stuart to 2B
b1 0-0 2 123 O PIT B. Mazeroski G. Blaylock 7% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bennie Daniels facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O STL G. Crowe B. Daniels -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 1 --- O STL K. Boyer B. Daniels -2% 46% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- O STL G. Green B. Daniels -1% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Gary Blaylock facing 7-8-9
b2 0-0 0 --- O PIT D. Groat G. Blaylock 2% 47% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 --- O PIT H. Foiles G. Blaylock 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O PIT B. Daniels G. Blaylock 1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bennie Daniels facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- STL B. Smith B. Daniels 4% 54% Single to CF
t3 0-0 0 1-- STL A. Grammas B. Daniels 12% 66% Double to LF; Smith to 3B
t3 0-0 0 -23 O STL G. Blaylock B. Daniels -6% 60% Groundout: C-1B; Smith stays at 3B; Grammas stays at 2B
t3 0-0 1 -23 RO STL J. Cunningham B. Daniels 1% 61% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Smith Scores; Grammas to 3B
t3 1-0 2 --3 R STL S. Hemus B. Daniels 10% 71% Double to LF; Grammas Scores
t3 2-0 2 -2- O STL B. White B. Daniels -3% 68% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Gary Blaylock facing 1-2-3
b3 0-2 0 --- O PIT D. Hoak G. Blaylock 3% 71% Foul Flyball: 3B
b3 0-2 1 --- O PIT R. Mejias G. Blaylock 2% 73% Flyball: RF
b3 0-2 2 --- O PIT B. Virdon G. Blaylock 1% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Bennie Daniels facing 4-5-6
t4 2-0 0 --- STL G. Crowe B. Daniels 3% 76% Walk
t4 2-0 0 1-- O STL K. Boyer B. Daniels -3% 74% Strikeout
t4 2-0 1 1-- OO STL G. Green B. Daniels -4% 70% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Gary Blaylock facing 4-5-6
b4 0-2 0 --- O PIT D. Stuart G. Blaylock 3% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-2 1 --- O PIT B. Skinner G. Blaylock 2% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-2 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski G. Blaylock 1% 76% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Bennie Daniels facing 7-8-9
t5 2-0 0 --- O STL B. Smith B. Daniels -2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 2-0 1 --- O STL A. Grammas B. Daniels -1% 73% Foul Flyball: 1B
t5 2-0 2 --- O STL G. Blaylock B. Daniels -1% 72% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Gary Blaylock facing 7-8-9
b5 0-2 0 --- O PIT D. Groat G. Blaylock 3% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-2 1 --- PIT H. Foiles G. Blaylock -6% 70% Double to LF
b5 0-2 1 -2- O PIT B. Daniels G. Blaylock 4% 74% Groundout: 1B-P; Foiles to 3B
b5 0-2 2 --3 R PIT D. Hoak G. Blaylock -13% 61% Triple to RF; Foiles Scores
b5 1-2 2 --3 O PIT R. Mejias G. Blaylock 6% 67% Popfly: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 1.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Bennie Daniels facing 1-2-3
t6 2-1 0 --- O STL J. Cunningham B. Daniels -2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 2-1 1 --- O STL S. Hemus B. Daniels -2% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 2-1 2 --- O STL B. White B. Daniels -1% 61% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Gary Blaylock facing 3-4-5
Lee Tate replaces Solly Hemus playing 2B batting 2nd
b6 1-2 0 --- O PIT B. Virdon G. Blaylock 4% 65% Popfly: 2B
b6 1-2 1 --- O PIT D. Stuart G. Blaylock 3% 68% Strikeout
b6 1-2 2 --- O PIT B. Skinner G. Blaylock 2% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 1.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Bennie Daniels facing 4-5-6
t7 2-1 0 --- O STL G. Crowe B. Daniels -2% 68% Strikeout
t7 2-1 1 --- O STL K. Boyer B. Daniels -2% 66% Groundout: P-1B
t7 2-1 2 --- O STL G. Green B. Daniels -1% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Lindy McDaniel facing 6-7-8
Lindy McDaniel replaces George Crowe (1B) pitching and batting 4th
Hal Smith replaces Gary Blaylock (P) playing C batting 9th
Joe Cunningham moves from RF to 1B
Gene Green moves from C to RF
b7 1-2 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski L. McDaniel 5% 69% Strikeout
b7 1-2 1 --- PIT D. Groat L. McDaniel -5% 64% Single to CF
Ted Kluszewski pinch hits for Hank Foiles (C) batting 8th
b7 1-2 1 1-- O PIT T. Kluszewski L. McDaniel 6% 70% Popfly: 2B
Rocky Nelson pinch hits for Bennie Daniels (P) batting 9th
b7 1-2 2 1-- O PIT R. Nelson L. McDaniel 5% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 1.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Al Jackson facing 7-8-9
Al Jackson replaces Rocky Nelson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Danny Kravitz replaces Ted Kluszewski (PH) playing C batting 8th
t8 2-1 0 --- STL B. Smith A. Jackson 6% 82% Double to LF
Don Blasingame pinch hits for Alex Grammas (SS) batting 8th
t8 2-1 0 -2- O STL D. Blasingame A. Jackson -1% 81% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Smith to 3B
t8 2-1 1 --3 R STL H. Smith A. Jackson 6% 87% Single to LF; Smith Scores
t8 3-1 1 1-- O STL J. Cunningham A. Jackson -2% 85% Smith Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t8 3-1 2 --- O STL J. Cunningham A. Jackson -1% 84% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Lindy McDaniel facing 1-2-3
Don Blasingame moves from PH to 2B
Lee Tate moves from 2B to SS
b8 1-3 0 --- O PIT D. Hoak L. McDaniel 4% 89% Flyball: CF
b8 1-3 1 --- O PIT R. Mejias L. McDaniel 3% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-3 2 --- O PIT B. Virdon L. McDaniel 2% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Pirates 1.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Pirates' Al Jackson facing 2-3-4
t9 3-1 0 --- O STL L. Tate A. Jackson -1% 92% Strikeout
t9 3-1 1 --- STL B. White A. Jackson 1% 93% Single to RF
t9 3-1 1 1-- STL L. McDaniel A. Jackson 1% 94% Fielder's Choice /Sacrifice Bunt; White to 2B
t9 3-1 1 12- O STL K. Boyer A. Jackson -1% 93% Flyball: CF
t9 3-1 2 12- O STL G. Green A. Jackson -1% 91% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 3, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Lindy McDaniel facing 4-5-6
b9 1-3 0 --- O PIT D. Stuart L. McDaniel 5% 96% Strikeout
b9 1-3 1 --- O PIT B. Skinner L. McDaniel 3% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 1-3 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski L. McDaniel 1% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Pirates 1.

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