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4
6
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@BOS
2
1
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4
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@PHI
6
9
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@PIT
7
2
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1
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Thursday, May 17, 1962,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 10,010, Time of Game: 2:08
Braves
7
15-18
 Won 1 
7th, 10 GB
at Pirates
2
16-15
 Lost 1 
5th, 8 GB
W: Bob Shaw (4-1)
L: Bob Friend (4-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          7  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    7  8  1
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  1    2  8  1

Milwaukee Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Howie Bedell LF 5 1 2 2 0 0 .221 .527 0.098 0.31 0.101 -0.003 1.8 1 0 3B
Roy McMillan SS 3 1 1 0 2 0 .256 .741 0.097 0.36 0.105 -0.007 1.3 3 6 2B
Mack Jones RF 5 0 1 2 0 2 .315 .896 0.066 0.38 0.078 -0.012 -0.7 2 0 GDP
Hank Aaron CF 3 1 1 0 2 0 .275 .842 -0.021 0.25 0.005 -0.026 0.1 1 0
Del Crandall C 4 0 1 0 1 0 .328 .901 -0.011 0.23 0.005 -0.017 -0.4 5 0
Frank Bolling 2B 4 1 1 1 0 2 .294 .789 0.065 0.32 0.074 -0.009 -0.0 1 3
Denis Menke 1B 4 1 0 0 0 0 .196 .518 0.064 0.21 0.073 -0.009 0.2 11 0
Amado Samuel 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 .043 .127 0.000 0.18 0.004 -0.005 -0.4 1 1 IW
Bob Shaw P 4 1 1 1 0 2 .150 .340 0.047 0.23 0.051 -0.004 0.5 0 0
Team Totals 35 7 8 6 6 6 .229 .656 0.405 0.28 0.496 -0.092 2.4 * 10
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: R McMillan (3, off B Friend).
3B: H Bedell (1, off T Sturdivant).
IBB: A Samuel (1, by T Sturdivant).
TB: H Bedell 4; R McMillan 2; F Bolling; B Shaw; D Crandall; H Aaron; M Jones.
GIDP: M Jones (3).
RBI: M Jones 2 (16); H Bedell 2 (2); B Shaw (1); F Bolling (12).
2-out RBI: H Bedell 2; F Bolling; B Shaw.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 3. R McMillan-D Menke 2; F Bolling-R McMillan-D Menke.
E: A Samuel (2).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Virdon CF 4 2 2 1 0 0 .268 .684 -0.002 0.19 0.013 -0.016 0.9 2 0 HR
Dick Groat SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 .321 .709 0.008 0.21 0.019 -0.010 0.5 0 5
Bob Skinner LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .749 -0.034 0.28 0.000 -0.034 -1.4 1 0 GDP
Dick Stuart 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .219 .652 -0.004 0.21 0.010 -0.014 -0.4 12 0
Roberto Clemente RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 .286 .776 -0.012 0.22 0.012 -0.024 0.2 2 0 GDP
Smoky Burgess C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .311 .797 -0.020 0.20 0.004 -0.024 -0.8 6 2 GDP
Don Hoak 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .726 -0.017 0.22 0.000 -0.017 -0.8 0 1
Bill Mazeroski 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .743 -0.004 0.12 0.003 -0.007 -0.1 2 4
Bob Friend P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tom Sturdivant P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.003 0.10 0.000 -0.003 -0.1 0 1
   Bob Veale P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .200 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.1 0 1
   Jim Marshall PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .349 1.114 -0.006 0.21 0.000 -0.006 -0.4
   Jack Lamabe P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 2 8 2 0 5 .242 .576 -0.095 0.20 0.061 -0.156 -2.6 * 14
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
HR: B Virdon (1, off B Shaw; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: B Virdon 5; R Clemente 2; D Groat 2; D Stuart; S Burgess.
GIDP: R Clemente (5); B Skinner (4); S Burgess (1).
RBI: R Clemente (15); B Virdon (8).
2-out RBI: R Clemente.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Groat-B Mazeroski-D Stuart.
E: B Skinner (4).

Milwaukee Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Shaw, W (4-1) 9 8 2 2 0 5 1 2.30 33 68 0.095 0.20 2.6
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 0 5 1 2.00 33 68 0.095 0.20 2.6

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Friend, L (4-4) 0.2 4 5 3 0 0 0 3.70 7 28 -0.322 1.01 -3.8
Tom Sturdivant 2.1 4 2 0 1 2 0 7.40 12 1 1 -0.100 0.28 -1.7
Bob Veale 5 0 0 0 3 3 0 5.27 17 0 0 0.016 0.06 2.5
Jack Lamabe 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1.83 5 0 0 0.001 0.01 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 7 3 6 6 0 3.00 41 28 1 1 -0.405 0.28 -2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: T Sturdivant (2; A Samuel).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Tony Venzon, 2B - Paul Pryor, 3B - Augie Donatelli.
Time of Game: 2:08.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Milwaukee Braves         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Howie Bedell LF 1 Bill Virdon CF
2 Roy McMillan SS 2 Dick Groat SS
3 Mack Jones RF 3 Bob Skinner LF
4 Hank Aaron CF 4 Dick Stuart 1B
5 Del Crandall C 5 Roberto Clemente RF
6 Frank Bolling 2B 6 Smoky Burgess C
7 Denis Menke 1B 7 Don Hoak 3B
8 Amado Samuel 3B 8 Bill Mazeroski 2B
9 Bob Shaw P 9 Bob Friend P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 0 1-- MLN R. McMillan B. Friend 10% 64% Double; Bedell to 3B
t1 0-0 0 -23 RR MLN M. Jones B. Friend 8% 71% Single; Bedell Scores; McMillan Scores
t1 2-0 2 -2- R MLN F. Bolling B. Friend 7% 75% Single; Aaron Scores
t1 3-0 2 1-- R MLN D. Menke B. Friend 7% 82% Reached on E7 (Fly Ball); Bolling Scores/unER; Menke to 2B
t1 5-0 2 12- RR MLN H. Bedell T. Sturdivant 7% 94% Triple; Samuel Scores/unER; Shaw Scores/unER

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- MLN H. Bedell B. Friend 4% 54% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- MLN R. McMillan B. Friend 10% 64% Double; Bedell to 3B
t1 0-0 0 -23 RR MLN M. Jones B. Friend 8% 71% Single; Bedell Scores; McMillan Scores
t1 2-0 0 1-- O MLN H. Aaron B. Friend -3% 69% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t1 2-0 1 1-- O MLN D. Crandall B. Friend -1% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B; Aaron to 2B
t1 2-0 2 -2- R MLN F. Bolling B. Friend 7% 75% Single; Aaron Scores
t1 3-0 2 1-- R MLN D. Menke B. Friend 7% 82% Reached on E7 (Fly Ball); Bolling Scores/unER; Menke to 2B
Tom Sturdivant replaces Bob Friend pitching and batting 9th
t1 4-0 2 -2- MLN A. Samuel T. Sturdivant 0% 83% Intentional Walk
t1 4-0 2 12- R MLN B. Shaw T. Sturdivant 5% 88% Single; Menke Scores/unER; Samuel to 2B
t1 5-0 2 12- RR MLN H. Bedell T. Sturdivant 7% 94% Triple; Samuel Scores/unER; Shaw Scores/unER
t1 7-0 2 --3 O MLN R. McMillan T. Sturdivant -1% 94% Flyball: CF
7 runs, 6 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-7, Braves' Bob Shaw facing 1-2-3
b1 0-7 0 --- O PIT B. Virdon B. Shaw 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-7 1 --- PIT D. Groat B. Shaw -1% 93% Single
b1 0-7 1 1-- OO PIT B. Skinner B. Shaw 2% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Ahead 7-0, Pirates' Tom Sturdivant facing 3-4-5
t2 7-0 0 --- O MLN M. Jones T. Sturdivant -0% 95% Flyball: LF
t2 7-0 1 --- MLN H. Aaron T. Sturdivant 0% 95% Single
t2 7-0 1 1-- MLN D. Crandall T. Sturdivant 0% 96% Single; Aaron to 2B
t2 7-0 1 12- O MLN F. Bolling T. Sturdivant -1% 95% Strikeout
t2 7-0 2 12- O MLN D. Menke T. Sturdivant -1% 95% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-7, Braves' Bob Shaw facing 4-5-6
b2 0-7 0 --- O PIT D. Stuart B. Shaw 1% 95% Flyball: LF
b2 0-7 1 --- PIT R. Clemente B. Shaw -1% 95% Single
b2 0-7 1 1-- OO PIT S. Burgess B. Shaw 2% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 7-0, Pirates' Tom Sturdivant facing 8-9-1
t3 7-0 0 --- O MLN A. Samuel T. Sturdivant -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 7-0 1 --- O MLN B. Shaw T. Sturdivant -0% 96% Strikeout
t3 7-0 2 --- O MLN H. Bedell T. Sturdivant -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-7, Braves' Bob Shaw facing 7-8-9
b3 0-7 0 --- O PIT D. Hoak B. Shaw 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-7 1 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Shaw 0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-7 2 --- O PIT T. Sturdivant B. Shaw 0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 0.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 7-0, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 2-3-4
Bob Veale replaces Tom Sturdivant pitching and batting 9th
t4 7-0 0 --- MLN R. McMillan B. Veale 0% 97% Walk
t4 7-0 0 1-- OO MLN M. Jones B. Veale -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t4 7-0 2 --- MLN H. Aaron B. Veale 0% 97% Walk
t4 7-0 2 1-- O MLN D. Crandall B. Veale -0% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-7, Braves' Bob Shaw facing 1-2-3
b4 0-7 0 --- O PIT B. Virdon B. Shaw 1% 97% Flyball: 1B
b4 0-7 1 --- O PIT D. Groat B. Shaw 0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-7 2 --- O PIT B. Skinner B. Shaw 0% 98% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 0.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 7-0, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 6-7-8
t5 7-0 0 --- O MLN F. Bolling B. Veale -0% 98% Flyball: RF
t5 7-0 1 --- O MLN D. Menke B. Veale -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
t5 7-0 2 --- O MLN A. Samuel B. Veale -0% 97% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-7, Braves' Bob Shaw facing 4-5-6
b5 0-7 0 --- PIT D. Stuart B. Shaw -1% 96% Single
b5 0-7 0 1-- OO PIT R. Clemente B. Shaw 2% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b5 0-7 2 --- O PIT S. Burgess B. Shaw 0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 0.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 7-0, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 9-1-2
t6 7-0 0 --- O MLN B. Shaw B. Veale -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 7-0 1 --- O MLN H. Bedell B. Veale -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 7-0 2 --- O MLN R. McMillan B. Veale -0% 98% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-7, Braves' Bob Shaw facing 7-8-9
b6 0-7 0 --- O PIT D. Hoak B. Shaw 0% 99% Flyball: 3B
b6 0-7 1 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski B. Shaw 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-7 2 --- O PIT B. Veale B. Shaw 0% 99% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 0.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 7-0, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 3-4-5
t7 7-0 0 --- O MLN M. Jones B. Veale -0% 99% Strikeout
t7 7-0 1 --- O MLN H. Aaron B. Veale -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 7-0 2 --- MLN D. Crandall B. Veale 0% 99% Walk
t7 7-0 2 1-- O MLN F. Bolling B. Veale -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-7, Braves' Bob Shaw facing 1-2-3
b7 0-7 0 --- R PIT B. Virdon B. Shaw -1% 98% Home Run
b7 1-7 0 --- O PIT D. Groat B. Shaw 1% 99% Strikeout
b7 1-7 1 --- O PIT B. Skinner B. Shaw 0% 99% Strikeout
b7 1-7 2 --- O PIT D. Stuart B. Shaw 0% 99% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 1.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 7-1, Pirates' Bob Veale facing 7-8-9
t8 7-1 0 --- O MLN D. Menke B. Veale -0% 99% Groundout: C-1B
t8 7-1 1 --- O MLN A. Samuel B. Veale -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 7-1 2 --- O MLN B. Shaw B. Veale -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-7, Braves' Bob Shaw facing 5-6-7
b8 1-7 0 --- O PIT R. Clemente B. Shaw 0% 99% Flyball: RF
b8 1-7 1 --- PIT S. Burgess B. Shaw -0% 99% Single
b8 1-7 1 1-- O PIT D. Hoak B. Shaw 0% 99% Flyball: 2B
b8 1-7 2 1-- PIT B. Mazeroski B. Shaw -0% 99% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Burgess to 2B
Jim Marshall pinch hits for Bob Veale (P) batting 9th
b8 1-7 2 12- O PIT J. Marshall B. Shaw 1% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 1.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 7-1, Pirates' Jack Lamabe facing 1-2-3
Jack Lamabe replaces Jim Marshall (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 7-1 0 --- O MLN H. Bedell J. Lamabe -0% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t9 7-1 1 --- MLN R. McMillan J. Lamabe 0% 100% Walk
t9 7-1 1 1-- O MLN M. Jones J. Lamabe -0% 100% Strikeout
t9 7-1 2 1-- MLN H. Aaron J. Lamabe 0% 100% Walk; McMillan to 2B
t9 7-1 2 12- O MLN D. Crandall J. Lamabe -0% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-7, Braves' Bob Shaw facing 1-2-3
b9 1-7 0 --- PIT B. Virdon B. Shaw -0% 99% Single
b9 1-7 0 1-- PIT D. Groat B. Shaw -1% 98% Single; Virdon to 2B
b9 1-7 0 12- O PIT B. Skinner B. Shaw 1% 99% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b9 1-7 1 12- O PIT D. Stuart B. Shaw 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 1-7 2 12- R PIT R. Clemente B. Shaw -0% 99% Single; Virdon Scores; Groat to 2B
b9 2-7 2 12- O PIT S. Burgess B. Shaw 1% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 7, Pirates 2.

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