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Tuesday, June 26, 1962,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 9,534, Time of Game: 2:34
Mets
2
19-50
 Lost 2 
10th, 26 GB
at Pirates
5
42-31
 Won 2 
3rd, 5 GB
W: Earl Francis (4-5)
S: Roy Face (13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Mets            1  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    2  5  0
Pirates         3  0  1   0  0  1   0  0  X    5  8  1

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Christopher CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .196 .604 -0.109 1.12 0.000 -0.109 -1.2 1 0
Elio Chacon SS 2 2 1 0 2 0 .254 .674 0.082 0.83 0.099 -0.017 1.3 5 3 2B,IW
Felix Mantilla 3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 .266 .708 -0.135 1.34 0.000 -0.135 -1.1 2 2 SF
Frank Thomas LF 3 0 2 1 1 1 .293 .860 0.115 0.80 0.139 -0.024 1.2 0 0
Charlie Neal 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .265 .733 -0.088 0.86 0.023 -0.111 -1.0 0 3 GDP
Gil Hodges 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .276 .867 -0.082 0.79 0.000 -0.082 -0.9 8 0
Jim Hickman RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .264 .796 -0.016 0.64 0.000 -0.016 -0.2 2 0
   Richie Ashburn PH-RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .328 .928 0.005 0.76 0.040 -0.035 -0.1 0 0
Chris Cannizzaro C 1 0 0 0 2 0 .222 .633 0.068 0.78 0.078 -0.009 0.6 6 1
   Sammy Taylor PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .572 -0.010 0.41 0.000 -0.010 -0.2
Willard Hunter P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .667 -0.084 1.56 0.000 -0.084 -0.8 0 1
   Marv Throneberry PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .652 -0.005 0.18 0.000 -0.005 -0.1
   Ken MacKenzie P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gene Woodling PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .845 -0.004 0.14 0.000 -0.004 -0.1
Team Totals 30 2 5 2 5 5 .167 .478 -0.263 0.89 0.379 -0.641 -2.6 24 10
2B: E Chacon (6, off E Francis).
SF: F Mantilla (4, off E Francis).
IBB: E Chacon (2, by E Francis).
TB: E Chacon 2; F Thomas 2; C Neal; R Ashburn.
GIDP: C Neal (5).
RBI: F Thomas (44); F Mantilla (24).
2-out RBI: F Thomas.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: E Chacon (1st base by J Gibbon).

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 .264 .694 -0.012 0.55 0.024 -0.036 -0.3 4 0
Dick Groat SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 .321 .714 0.012 0.61 0.040 -0.028 -0.0 2 6
Bob Skinner LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 .306 .884 -0.080 0.79 0.000 -0.080 -1.3 1 0
   Howie Goss LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .692 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Roberto Clemente RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .321 .827 -0.008 0.41 0.022 -0.030 -0.4 1 0 CS
Don Hoak 3B 4 1 1 2 0 0 .257 .742 0.168 0.66 0.193 -0.024 1.2 2 2 2B
Donn Clendenon 1B 3 2 2 2 1 0 .245 .800 0.205 0.47 0.207 -0.002 2.8 11 0 HR,3B
Don Leppert C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .604 -0.039 0.43 0.000 -0.039 -0.8 5 0
Bill Mazeroski 2B 3 0 2 0 0 1 .264 .722 0.030 0.49 0.041 -0.011 0.7 0 2
Joe Gibbon P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .400 -0.023 0.99 0.000 -0.023 -0.4 0 0
   Al McBean PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .517 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Earl Francis P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .172 .379 -0.015 0.28 0.000 -0.015 -0.5 0 1
   Roy Face P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 5 8 4 3 6 .258 .775 0.238 0.54 0.527 -0.288 0.9 27 11
2B: D Hoak (10, off W Hunter).
3B: D Clendenon (2, off W Hunter).
HR: D Clendenon (2, off W Hunter; 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: D Clendenon 7; D Hoak 2; B Mazeroski 2; B Virdon; R Clemente; D Groat.
RBI: D Hoak 2 (31); D Clendenon 2 (5).
2-out RBI: D Clendenon 2; D Hoak 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Mazeroski-D Groat-D Clendenon.
PB: D Leppert (5).
E: J Gibbon (1).
Baserunning
CS: R Clemente (2, 2nd base by K MacKenzie/C Cannizzaro).

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Willard Hunter, L (1-3) 6 7 5 5 3 5 1 9.42 28 40 -0.252 0.66 -2.0
Ken MacKenzie 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.29 6 0 0 0.013 0.08 1.0
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 3 6 1 5.62 34 40 0 0 -0.239 0.54 -0.9

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Gibbon 2 1 1 0 2 2 0 3.29 9 52 -0.004 0.84 0.0
Earl Francis, W (4-5) 5.2 4 1 1 3 2 0 3.06 23 0 0 0.191 0.94 1.6
Roy Face, S (13) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.35 4 2 0 0.074 0.71 0.9
Team Totals 9 5 2 1 5 5 0 1.00 36 52 2 0 0.261 0.89 2.6
Balks: None.
WP: W Hunter (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: E Francis (5; E Chacon).
Pickoffs: J Gibbon (0; E Chacon, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Mel Steiner, 1B - Dusty Boggess, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Vinnie Smith.
Time of Game: 2:34.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Mets         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Joe Christopher CF 1 Bill Virdon CF
2 Elio Chacon SS 2 Dick Groat SS
3 Felix Mantilla 3B 3 Bob Skinner LF
4 Frank Thomas LF 4 Roberto Clemente RF
5 Charlie Neal 2B 5 Don Hoak 3B
6 Gil Hodges 1B 6 Donn Clendenon 1B
7 Jim Hickman RF 7 Don Leppert C
8 Chris Cannizzaro C 8 Bill Mazeroski 2B
9 Willard Hunter P 9 Joe Gibbon P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-1 2 12- RR PIT D. Hoak W. Hunter 19% 63% Double to CF; Clemente Scores; Groat Scores
b1 2-1 2 -2- R PIT D. Clendenon W. Hunter 9% 73% Triple to CF; Hoak Scores
t1 0-0 2 -2- R NYM F. Thomas J. Gibbon -9% 43% Single to CF; Chacon Scores/unER
b3 3-1 2 --- R PIT D. Clendenon W. Hunter 8% 82% Home Run
t5 1-4 2 123 O NYM F. Mantilla E. Francis 8% 89% Flyball: LF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Joe Gibbon facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYM J. Christopher J. Gibbon 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- NYM E. Chacon J. Gibbon -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- NYM F. Mantilla J. Gibbon -2% 48% Chacon Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Chacon to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O NYM F. Mantilla J. Gibbon 3% 52% Foul Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 2 -2- R NYM F. Thomas J. Gibbon -9% 43% Single to CF; Chacon Scores/unER
t1 1-0 2 1-- O NYM C. Neal J. Gibbon 2% 45% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Willard Hunter facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O PIT B. Virdon W. Hunter -2% 42% Flyball: RF
b1 0-1 1 --- PIT D. Groat W. Hunter 3% 45% Walk
b1 0-1 1 1-- O PIT B. Skinner W. Hunter -3% 42% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-1 2 1-- PIT R. Clemente W. Hunter 2% 44% Walk; Groat to 2B
b1 0-1 2 12- RR PIT D. Hoak W. Hunter 19% 63% Double to CF; Clemente Scores; Groat Scores
b1 2-1 2 -2- R PIT D. Clendenon W. Hunter 9% 73% Triple to CF; Hoak Scores
b1 3-1 2 --3 O PIT D. Leppert W. Hunter -3% 70% Foul Flyball: 1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Pirates 3.
Top of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 1-3, Pirates' Joe Gibbon facing 6-7-8
t2 1-3 0 --- O NYM G. Hodges J. Gibbon 2% 72% Lineout: SS
t2 1-3 1 --- O NYM J. Hickman J. Gibbon 2% 74% Strikeout
t2 1-3 2 --- NYM C. Cannizzaro J. Gibbon -1% 73% Walk
t2 1-3 2 1-- O NYM W. Hunter J. Gibbon 2% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mets' Willard Hunter facing 8-9-1
b2 3-1 0 --- PIT B. Mazeroski W. Hunter 2% 77% Single to CF
b2 3-1 0 1-- O PIT J. Gibbon W. Hunter -2% 75% Bunt Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b2 3-1 1 1-- PIT B. Virdon W. Hunter 2% 77% Single to LF (Line Drive); Gibbon to 2B
Al McBean pinch runs for Joe Gibbon (P) batting 9th
b2 3-1 1 12- O PIT D. Groat W. Hunter -3% 75% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; McBean to 3B
b2 3-1 2 1-3 O PIT B. Skinner W. Hunter -4% 71% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 1, Pirates 3.
Top of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 1-3, Pirates' Earl Francis facing 1-2-3
Earl Francis replaces Al McBean (PR) pitching and batting 9th
t3 1-3 0 --- O NYM J. Christopher E. Francis 2% 74% Strikeout
t3 1-3 1 --- O NYM E. Chacon E. Francis 2% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-3 2 --- O NYM F. Mantilla E. Francis 1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-1, Mets' Willard Hunter facing 4-5-6
b3 3-1 0 --- O PIT R. Clemente W. Hunter -2% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 3-1 1 --- O PIT D. Hoak W. Hunter -1% 74% Flyball: RF
b3 3-1 2 --- R PIT D. Clendenon W. Hunter 8% 82% Home Run
b3 4-1 2 --- O PIT D. Leppert W. Hunter -1% 82% Popfly: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Pirates 4.
Top of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Earl Francis facing 4-5-6
t4 1-4 0 --- NYM F. Thomas E. Francis -4% 78% Walk
t4 1-4 0 1-- OO NYM C. Neal E. Francis 7% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t4 1-4 2 --- O NYM G. Hodges E. Francis 1% 86% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-1, Mets' Willard Hunter facing 8-9-1
b4 4-1 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski W. Hunter -1% 85% Strikeout
b4 4-1 1 --- O PIT E. Francis W. Hunter -1% 84% Strikeout Looking
b4 4-1 2 --- O PIT B. Virdon W. Hunter -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Pirates 4.
Top of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Earl Francis facing 7-8-9
Richie Ashburn pinch hits for Jim Hickman (RF) batting 7th
t5 1-4 0 --- NYM R. Ashburn E. Francis -4% 80% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t5 1-4 0 1-- NYM C. Cannizzaro E. Francis -6% 73% Walk; Ashburn to 2B
t5 1-4 0 12- O NYM W. Hunter E. Francis 6% 79% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Cannizzaro to 2B
t5 1-4 1 12- O NYM J. Christopher E. Francis 5% 84% Foul Flyball: 3B
t5 1-4 2 12- NYM E. Chacon E. Francis -4% 81% Intentional Walk; Cannizzaro to 3B; Hunter to 2B
t5 1-4 2 123 O NYM F. Mantilla E. Francis 8% 89% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Mets 1, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-1, Mets' Willard Hunter facing 2-3-4
Richie Ashburn moves from PH to RF
b5 4-1 0 --- PIT D. Groat W. Hunter 1% 90% Single to LF (Line Drive)
b5 4-1 0 1-- O PIT B. Skinner W. Hunter -1% 89% Strikeout
b5 4-1 1 1-- O PIT R. Clemente W. Hunter -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 4-1 2 1-- O PIT D. Hoak W. Hunter -1% 86% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Pirates 4.
Top of the 6th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-4, Pirates' Earl Francis facing 4-5-6
t6 1-4 0 --- O NYM F. Thomas E. Francis 2% 89% Strikeout
t6 1-4 1 --- O NYM C. Neal E. Francis 2% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-4 2 --- O NYM G. Hodges E. Francis 1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 4-1, Mets' Willard Hunter facing 6-7-8
b6 4-1 0 --- PIT D. Clendenon W. Hunter 1% 92% Walk
b6 4-1 0 1-- O PIT D. Leppert W. Hunter -0% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B; Clendenon to 2B
b6 4-1 1 -2- PIT B. Mazeroski W. Hunter 2% 94% Single to LF (Line Drive); Clendenon to 3B
b6 4-1 1 1-3 R PIT E. Francis W. Hunter 2% 96% Wild Pitch; Mazeroski to 2B; Clendenon Scores
b6 5-1 1 -2- O PIT E. Francis W. Hunter -1% 95% Strikeout
b6 5-1 2 -2- O PIT B. Virdon W. Hunter -1% 94% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Mets 1, Pirates 5.
Top of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Earl Francis facing 7-8-9
t7 1-5 0 --- O NYM R. Ashburn E. Francis 2% 96% Flyball: CF
t7 1-5 1 --- O NYM C. Cannizzaro E. Francis 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
Marv Throneberry pinch hits for Willard Hunter (P) batting 9th
t7 1-5 2 --- O NYM M. Throneberry E. Francis 0% 97% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-1, Mets' Ken MacKenzie facing 2-3-4
Ken MacKenzie replaces Marv Throneberry (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-1 0 --- O PIT D. Groat K. MacKenzie -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 5-1 1 --- O PIT B. Skinner K. MacKenzie -0% 97% Strikeout
b7 5-1 2 --- PIT R. Clemente K. MacKenzie 0% 97% Single to SS
b7 5-1 2 1-- O PIT D. Hoak K. MacKenzie -0% 96% Clemente Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 1, Pirates 5.
Top of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 1-5, Pirates' Earl Francis facing 1-2-3
t8 1-5 0 --- O NYM J. Christopher E. Francis 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 1-5 1 --- NYM E. Chacon E. Francis -2% 96% Double to LF (Line Drive)
t8 1-5 1 -2- NYM F. Mantilla E. Francis -0% 96% Passed Ball; Chacon to 3B
t8 1-5 1 --3 RO NYM F. Mantilla E. Francis 1% 97% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Chacon Scores
t8 2-5 2 --- NYM F. Thomas E. Francis -1% 95% Single to CF
t8 2-5 2 1-- NYM C. Neal E. Francis -2% 93% Single to SS; Thomas to 2B
Roy Face replaces Earl Francis pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-5 2 12- O NYM G. Hodges R. Face 4% 97% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Mets 2, Pirates 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-2, Mets' Ken MacKenzie facing 5-6-7
b8 5-2 0 --- O PIT D. Hoak K. MacKenzie -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 5-2 1 --- O PIT D. Clendenon K. MacKenzie -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 5-2 2 --- O PIT D. Leppert K. MacKenzie -0% 97% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Pirates 5.
Top of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-5, Pirates' Roy Face facing 7-8-9
Howie Goss replaces Bob Skinner playing LF batting 3rd
t9 2-5 0 --- O NYM R. Ashburn R. Face 2% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
Sammy Taylor pinch hits for Chris Cannizzaro (C) batting 8th
t9 2-5 1 --- O NYM S. Taylor R. Face 1% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
Gene Woodling pinch hits for Ken MacKenzie (P) batting 9th
t9 2-5 2 --- O NYM G. Woodling R. Face 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Mets 2, Pirates 5.

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