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BOS
@BAL
3
4
CLE
@CHW
5
9
KCA
@DET
4
7
WSH
@NYY
7
0
CIN
@MLN
3
0
PHI
@PIT
1
9
LAD
@SFG
6
5
 
(11)
CHC
@STL
1
11
Saturday, May 9, 1959,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 9,633, Time of Game: 2:10
Phillies
1
10-13
 Lost 1 
7th, 4 GB
at Pirates
9
11-13
 Won 1 
6th, 3½ GB
W: Ron Kline (3-1)
L: Ruben Gomez (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Phillies        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  8  0
Pirates         1  1  0   0  0  1   4  2  X    9 12  0

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Richie Ashburn CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .253 .670 -0.069 0.69 0.001 -0.069 -0.5 1 0
Granny Hamner SS 4 0 4 0 0 0 .227 .663 0.075 0.47 0.075 0.000 0.8 0 3
Ed Bouchee 1B 4 0 1 1 0 2 .342 .996 -0.087 0.93 0.003 -0.090 0.3 10 0
Wally Post RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .325 1.014 -0.082 0.76 0.000 -0.082 -1.2 4 0
Harry Anderson LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .293 .836 -0.001 0.65 0.040 -0.041 -0.2 4 0
Willie Jones 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .308 .992 -0.045 0.66 0.000 -0.046 -0.2 0 3
Sparky Anderson 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .171 .408 -0.024 0.86 0.048 -0.072 -0.8 2 2 CS,GDP
Valmy Thomas C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .150 .411 -0.079 1.58 0.000 -0.079 -0.7 3 0
   Harry Hanebrink PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .154 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
   Jim Hegan C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .172 .366 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ruben Gomez P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .200 -0.060 1.24 0.000 -0.060 -0.5 0 1
   Bob Bowman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .686 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
   Jack Meyer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 33 1 8 1 1 4 .242 .507 -0.375 0.74 0.167 -0.542 -3.4 24 10
TB: G Hamner 4; E Bouchee; S Anderson; W Jones; R Ashburn.
GIDP: S Anderson (3).
RBI: E Bouchee (15).
2-out RBI: E Bouchee.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Baserunning
CS: S Anderson (1, 2nd base by R Kline/S Burgess).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Hoak 3B 4 1 2 1 1 0 .238 .665 0.040 0.44 0.065 -0.026 1.6 2 0 2B
Roberto Clemente RF 5 2 3 1 0 0 .260 .662 0.039 0.48 0.076 -0.037 1.2 3 0 2·3B
Smoky Burgess C 3 1 0 1 1 0 .381 1.143 -0.018 0.67 0.024 -0.042 -0.6 5 1 SF,IW
Dick Stuart 1B 4 1 1 1 0 2 .288 .953 -0.032 0.64 0.027 -0.058 0.2 8 0
Bob Skinner LF 4 3 4 4 0 0 .161 .498 0.144 0.50 0.144 0.000 4.4 1 0 2·HR
Bill Mazeroski 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .215 .570 -0.031 0.62 0.000 -0.031 -0.7 5 2 SH
Dick Groat SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .653 -0.059 0.53 0.000 -0.059 -1.1 0 5
Bill Virdon CF 3 1 2 1 1 0 .240 .596 0.091 0.51 0.095 -0.004 1.2 3 0 IW
Ron Kline P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.050 0.47 0.000 -0.050 -1.1 0 0 SH
Team Totals 33 9 12 9 3 3 .364 1.102 0.124 0.54 0.431 -0.307 5.1 27 8
2B: D Hoak (2, off R Gomez).
3B: R Clemente 2 (3, 2 off R Gomez).
HR: B Skinner 2 (2, 2 off R Gomez; 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF; 7th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
SF: S Burgess (1, off R Gomez).
SH: R Kline (3, off J Meyer); B Mazeroski (3, off R Gomez).
IBB: B Virdon (1, by R Gomez); S Burgess (4, by R Gomez).
TB: B Skinner 10; R Clemente 7; D Hoak 3; B Virdon 2; D Stuart.
RBI: B Skinner 4 (6); R Clemente (7); D Hoak (10); D Stuart (11); S Burgess (12); B Virdon (8).
2-out RBI: B Skinner 3; B Virdon; D Stuart; R Clemente; D Hoak.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 5 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Burgess-B Mazeroski; D Groat-B Mazeroski-D Stuart.

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ruben Gomez, L (0-1) 7 9 7 7 3 3 2 4.86 33 31 -0.123 0.64 -3.6
Jack Meyer 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 6.08 6 0 0 -0.002 0.01 -1.5
Team Totals 8 12 9 9 3 3 2 10.12 39 31 0 0 -0.125 0.54 -5.1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ron Kline, W (3-1) 9 8 1 1 1 4 0 2.70 34 70 0.375 0.74 3.4
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 1 4 0 1.00 34 70 0.375 0.74 3.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: R Gomez 2 (2; B Virdon, S Burgess).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Sudol, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Dusty Boggess, 3B - Stan Landes.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Phillies         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Richie Ashburn CF 1 Don Hoak 3B
2 Granny Hamner SS 2 Roberto Clemente RF
3 Ed Bouchee 1B 3 Smoky Burgess C
4 Wally Post RF 4 Dick Stuart 1B
5 Harry Anderson LF 5 Bob Skinner LF
6 Willie Jones 3B 6 Bill Mazeroski 2B
7 Sparky Anderson 2B 7 Dick Groat SS
8 Valmy Thomas C 8 Bill Virdon CF
9 Ruben Gomez P 9 Ron Kline P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 1-0 2 -2- R PIT B. Virdon R. Gomez 9% 74% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Skinner Scores
b1 0-0 1 --- PIT R. Clemente R. Gomez 7% 59% Triple to RF
b6 2-0 0 --- R PIT B. Skinner R. Gomez 7% 92% Home Run (Deep RF)
t5 0-2 1 1-- OO PHI R. Gomez R. Kline 6% 82% Double Play: Strikeout, Anderson Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t5 0-2 0 --- PHI S. Anderson R. Kline -5% 71% Single to CF (Ground Ball)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PHI R. Ashburn R. Kline 2% 52% Popfly: 2B
t1 0-0 1 --- PHI G. Hamner R. Kline -2% 50% Single to RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O PHI E. Bouchee R. Kline 3% 53% Popfly: 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-- O PHI W. Post R. Kline 2% 55% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Ruben Gomez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT D. Hoak R. Gomez -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- PIT R. Clemente R. Gomez 7% 59% Triple to RF
b1 0-0 1 --3 RO PIT S. Burgess R. Gomez 2% 62% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Clemente Scores
b1 1-0 2 --- O PIT D. Stuart R. Gomez -1% 61% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- PHI H. Anderson R. Kline -4% 57% Walk
t2 0-1 0 1-- O PHI W. Jones R. Kline 2% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Anderson to 2B
t2 0-1 1 -2- O PHI S. Anderson R. Kline 4% 63% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-1 2 -2- O PHI V. Thomas R. Kline 3% 66% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Phillies' Ruben Gomez facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- PIT B. Skinner R. Gomez 3% 69% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b2 1-0 0 1-- O PIT B. Mazeroski R. Gomez -1% 68% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Skinner to 2B
b2 1-0 1 -2- O PIT D. Groat R. Gomez -3% 65% Lineout: RF
b2 1-0 2 -2- R PIT B. Virdon R. Gomez 9% 74% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Skinner Scores
b2 2-0 2 1-- O PIT R. Kline R. Gomez -2% 72% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- O PHI R. Gomez R. Kline 2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- O PHI R. Ashburn R. Kline 2% 76% Flyball: RF
t3 0-2 2 --- PHI G. Hamner R. Kline -1% 75% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t3 0-2 2 1-- O PHI E. Bouchee R. Kline 2% 77% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Phillies' Ruben Gomez facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- PIT D. Hoak R. Gomez 4% 81% Double to LF
b3 2-0 0 -2- O PIT R. Clemente R. Gomez -3% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B; Hoak stays at 2B
b3 2-0 1 -2- O PIT S. Burgess R. Gomez -2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B; Hoak to 3B
b3 2-0 2 --3 O PIT D. Stuart R. Gomez -3% 74% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- O PHI W. Post R. Kline 3% 76% Popfly: 2B
t4 0-2 1 --- O PHI H. Anderson R. Kline 2% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-2 2 --- O PHI W. Jones R. Kline 1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Phillies' Ruben Gomez facing 5-6-7
b4 2-0 0 --- PIT B. Skinner R. Gomez 2% 82% Single to CF
b4 2-0 0 1-- O PIT B. Mazeroski R. Gomez -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B; Skinner to 2B
b4 2-0 1 -2- O PIT D. Groat R. Gomez -2% 78% Flyball: LF
b4 2-0 2 -2- PIT B. Virdon R. Gomez 1% 79% Intentional Walk
b4 2-0 2 12- O PIT R. Kline R. Gomez -3% 76% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 7-8-9
t5 0-2 0 --- PHI S. Anderson R. Kline -5% 71% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t5 0-2 0 1-- O PHI V. Thomas R. Kline 4% 76% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t5 0-2 1 1-- OO PHI R. Gomez R. Kline 6% 82% Double Play: Strikeout, Anderson Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Phillies' Ruben Gomez facing 1-2-3
b5 2-0 0 --- PIT D. Hoak R. Gomez 2% 84% Walk
b5 2-0 0 1-- O PIT R. Clemente R. Gomez -1% 83% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Hoak to 2B
b5 2-0 1 -2- O PIT S. Burgess R. Gomez -2% 81% Flyball: CF
b5 2-0 2 -2- O PIT D. Stuart R. Gomez -2% 79% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 1-2-3
t6 0-2 0 --- O PHI R. Ashburn R. Kline 3% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-2 1 --- PHI G. Hamner R. Kline -4% 78% Single to CF (CF-RF)
t6 0-2 1 1-- O PHI E. Bouchee R. Kline 4% 82% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-2 2 1-- O PHI W. Post R. Kline 3% 85% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Phillies' Ruben Gomez facing 5-6-7
b6 2-0 0 --- R PIT B. Skinner R. Gomez 7% 92% Home Run (Deep RF)
b6 3-0 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski R. Gomez -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 3-0 1 --- O PIT D. Groat R. Gomez -1% 90% Flyball: RF
b6 3-0 2 --- O PIT B. Virdon R. Gomez -0% 90% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Pirates 3.
Top of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 5-6-7
t7 0-3 0 --- O PHI H. Anderson R. Kline 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-3 1 --- O PHI W. Jones R. Kline 1% 94% Foul Flyball: 3B
t7 0-3 2 --- O PHI S. Anderson R. Kline 1% 95% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Phillies' Ruben Gomez facing 9-1-2
b7 3-0 0 --- O PIT R. Kline R. Gomez -1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 3-0 1 --- O PIT D. Hoak R. Gomez -0% 94% Flyball: RF
b7 3-0 2 --- PIT R. Clemente R. Gomez 1% 94% Triple to CF
b7 3-0 2 --3 PIT S. Burgess R. Gomez 0% 95% Intentional Walk
b7 3-0 2 1-3 R PIT D. Stuart R. Gomez 3% 97% Single to SS; Clemente Scores; Burgess to 2B
b7 4-0 2 12- RRR PIT B. Skinner R. Gomez 2% 100% Home Run (Deep RF); Burgess Scores; Stuart Scores
b7 7-0 2 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski R. Gomez -0% 100% Flyball: LF
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 0, Pirates 7.
Top of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-7, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 8-9-1
Harry Hanebrink pinch hits for Valmy Thomas (C) batting 8th
t8 0-7 0 --- O PHI H. Hanebrink R. Kline 0% 100% Flyball: LF
Bob Bowman pinch hits for Ruben Gomez (P) batting 9th
t8 0-7 1 --- O PHI B. Bowman R. Kline 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
t8 0-7 2 --- PHI R. Ashburn R. Kline -0% 100% Single to LF
t8 0-7 2 1-- PHI G. Hamner R. Kline -0% 100% Single to LF; Ashburn to 2B
t8 0-7 2 12- R PHI E. Bouchee R. Kline -0% 99% Single to RF; Ashburn Scores; Hamner to 3B
t8 1-7 2 1-3 O PHI W. Post R. Kline 0% 100% Flyball: CF (LF-CF)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 1, Pirates 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-1, Phillies' Jack Meyer facing 7-8-9
Jack Meyer replaces Bob Bowman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Jim Hegan replaces Harry Hanebrink (PH) playing C batting 8th
b8 7-1 0 --- O PIT D. Groat J. Meyer -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 7-1 1 --- PIT B. Virdon J. Meyer 0% 100% Single to RF
b8 7-1 1 1-- O PIT R. Kline J. Meyer -0% 100% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Virdon to 2B
b8 7-1 2 -2- R PIT D. Hoak J. Meyer 0% 100% Single to LF; Virdon Scores; Hoak to 2B/Adv on throw
b8 8-1 2 -2- R PIT R. Clemente J. Meyer 0% 100% Single to RF; Hoak Scores
b8 9-1 2 1-- O PIT S. Burgess J. Meyer 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Pirates 9.
Top of the 9th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-9, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 5-6-7
t9 1-9 0 --- O PHI H. Anderson R. Kline 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 1-9 1 --- PHI W. Jones R. Kline -0% 100% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t9 1-9 1 1-- OO PHI S. Anderson R. Kline 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Pirates 9.

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