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Scores
Standings
SLB
@BOS
2
3
 
(14)
DET
@NYY
8
9
CHW
@PHA
1
2
CLE
@WSH
3
8
NYG
@CHC
16
6
PHI
@CIN
5
14
BRO
@MLN
7
2
PIT
@STL
6
11
Wednesday, May 20, 1953,
, Busch Stadium I
Attendance: 5,715, Time of Game: 2:59
Pirates
6
10-19
 Lost 4 
8th, 8½ GB
at Cardinals
11
15-11
 Won 2 
4th, 2 GB
W: Joe Presko (2-3)
L: Bob Friend (1-3)
S: Al Brazle (4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  1   2  0  3   0  0  0    6 14  0
Cardinals       2  3  3   0  1  0   2  0  X   11 17  2

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Cal Abrams RF 6 0 0 1 0 0 6 .321 .412 .476 .889 -0.100 0.67 0.000 -0.100 -1.7 0 0
Johnny O'Brien 2B 6 1 1 0 0 3 6 .143 .143 .143 .286 -0.055 0.42 0.008 -0.063 -1.3 2 2
Paul Smith 1B 6 1 4 0 0 0 6 .252 .331 .306 .637 0.038 0.30 0.051 -0.013 0.1 3 0 2B
Ralph Kiner LF 4 1 3 2 1 1 5 .223 .355 .408 .763 0.126 0.59 0.141 -0.015 2.9 0 0 2·2B
Carlos Bernier CF 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 .290 .380 .468 .848 -0.016 0.89 0.044 -0.060 -0.9 2 0
Joe Garagiola C 4 0 1 2 1 1 5 .218 .348 .382 .730 -0.029 1.14 0.080 -0.109 0.8 5 0
Pete Castiglione 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .205 .233 .348 .581 -0.022 0.78 0.044 -0.067 -0.6 1 1
Dick Cole SS 4 1 2 0 1 2 5 .250 .382 .310 .692 -0.026 0.79 0.045 -0.071 0.1 1 3
Bob Friend P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .154 .154 .154 .308 -0.030 1.20 0.000 -0.030 -0.3 0 0
   Roger Bowman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Johnny Hetki P 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .400 .500 .800 1.300 0.040 0.45 0.040 0.000 1.5 0 0 3B
   George Metkovich PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .095 .240 .238 .478 -0.022 0.81 0.000 -0.022 -0.5
   Bill Macdonald P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Eddie Pellagrini PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .278 .381 .556 .937 -0.025 0.96 0.000 -0.025 -0.3
   Roy Face P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Felipe Montemayor PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .140 .229 .233 .462 0.023 0.38 0.023 0.000 1.1 2B
Team Totals 43 6 14 6 5 8 48 .326 .396 .465 .861 -0.098 0.69 0.476 -0.575 1.1 * 6
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: R Kiner 2 (4, 2 off J Presko); P Smith (4, off J Presko); F Montemayor (4, off M Clark).
3B: J Hetki (1, off J Presko).
TB: R Kiner 5; P Smith 5; J Hetki 3; D Cole 2; F Montemayor 2; J Garagiola; J O'Brien; P Castiglione.
RBI: R Kiner 2 (18); J Garagiola 2 (10); C Abrams (7); J Hetki (1).
2-out RBI: J Garagiola 2.
Team LOB: 15.
With RISP: 2 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 3. J O'Brien-D Cole-P Smith; P Castiglione-P Smith; D Cole-J O'Brien-P Smith.

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Solly Hemus SS 2 5 2 0 3 0 5 .273 .424 .404 .828 0.136 0.45 0.136 0.000 2.6 0 1 3B,2B
Red Schoendienst 2B 4 3 4 6 1 0 5 .354 .402 .558 .959 0.249 0.65 0.249 0.000 6.1 0 0 HR,2·2B
Stan Musial LF 4 1 3 2 1 0 5 .292 .370 .415 .785 0.058 0.38 0.066 -0.008 1.3 0 0
Enos Slaughter RF 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .267 .422 .419 .841 -0.007 0.53 0.027 -0.033 -0.8 0 0 2·GDP
Ray Jablonski 3B 5 0 1 2 0 1 5 .257 .292 .446 .738 0.037 0.55 0.051 -0.014 -0.4 0 1 GDP
Steve Bilko 1B 5 0 3 0 0 1 5 .283 .327 .491 .818 0.018 0.30 0.031 -0.013 0.2 0 0
Rip Repulski CF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .322 .359 .391 .750 -0.057 0.45 0.000 -0.057 -1.6 0 0
Del Rice C 4 1 1 0 1 2 5 .233 .325 .356 .681 -0.014 0.28 0.013 -0.027 -0.2 9 1
Joe Presko P 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .071 .133 .071 .205 -0.009 0.42 0.012 -0.021 -0.2 0 0
   Mike Clark P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.009 0.32 0.000 -0.009 -0.2 0 1
   Al Brazle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 38 11 17 11 6 5 44 .447 .523 .658 1.181 0.402 0.44 0.585 -0.182 6.7 * 4
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: S Hemus (5, off B Friend); R Schoendienst 2 (11, 1 off R Face, 1 off R Bowman).
3B: S Hemus (1, off B Friend).
HR: R Schoendienst (4, off B Friend, 2nd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: R Schoendienst 9; S Hemus 5; S Musial 3; S Bilko 3; E Slaughter 2; D Rice; J Presko; R Jablonski.
GIDP: E Slaughter 2 (5); R Jablonski (3).
RBI: R Schoendienst 6 (23); S Musial 2 (11); R Jablonski 2 (19); E Slaughter (12).
2-out RBI: R Schoendienst 2; R Jablonski.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 6 for 14.
Fielding
E: S Hemus (2); R Schoendienst (3).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Friend, L (1-3) 1.2 8 5 5 0 1 1 5.35 13 20 -0.273 0.81 -3.4
Roger Bowman 0.2 3 3 3 3 0 0 11.57 8 2 1 -0.114 0.46 -3.9
Johnny Hetki 1.2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.64 6 2 0 0.020 0.22 1.5
Bill Macdonald 2 2 1 1 2 1 0 10.13 9 0 0 0.006 0.31 0.1
Roy Face 2 2 2 2 1 3 0 10.38 8 0 0 -0.041 0.14 -0.9
Team Totals 8 17 11 11 6 5 1 12.38 44 20 4 1 -0.402 0.44 -6.7

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Presko, W (2-3) 5.1 10 6 6 3 6 0 4.66 31 27 0.027 0.75 -2.2
Mike Clark 2.2 4 0 0 2 1 0 2.38 14 2 2 0.033 0.59 -1.0
Al Brazle, S (4) 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.55 3 2 0 0.038 0.51 2.0
Team Totals 9 14 6 6 5 8 0 6.00 48 27 4 2 0.098 0.69 -1.1
M Clark faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dusty Boggess, 1B - Bill Engeln, 2B - Bill Stewart, 3B - Babe Pinelli.
Time of Game: 2:59.
Attendance: 5,715.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Cal Abrams RF 1 Solly Hemus SS
2 Johnny O'Brien 2B 2 Red Schoendienst 2B
3 Paul Smith 1B 3 Stan Musial LF
4 Ralph Kiner LF 4 Enos Slaughter RF
5 Carlos Bernier CF 5 Ray Jablonski 3B
6 Joe Garagiola C 6 Steve Bilko 1B
7 Pete Castiglione 3B 7 Rip Repulski CF
8 Dick Cole SS 8 Del Rice C
9 Bob Friend P 9 Joe Presko P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 2-0 2 -2- RR STL R. Schoendienst B. Friend 13% 86% Home Run; Hemus Scores
b1 0-0 0 --- STL S. Hemus B. Friend 9% 64% Triple to CF
t1 0-0 2 123 O PIT J. Garagiola J. Presko 7% 55% Strikeout
t6 4-9 2 -23 RR PIT J. Garagiola M. Clark -6% 89% Single to CF; Kiner Scores; Bernier Scores
t3 0-5 1 1-- R PIT R. Kiner J. Presko -6% 84% Double to CF; Smith Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Joe Presko facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT C. Abrams J. Presko 2% 52% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT J. O'Brien J. Presko 2% 54% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t1 0-0 2 --- PIT P. Smith J. Presko -1% 53% Single
t1 0-0 2 1-- PIT R. Kiner J. Presko -3% 50% Single; Smith to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 PIT C. Bernier J. Presko -2% 48% Walk; Kiner to 2B
t1 0-0 2 123 O PIT J. Garagiola J. Presko 7% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- STL S. Hemus B. Friend 9% 64% Triple to CF
b1 0-0 0 --3 R STL R. Schoendienst B. Friend 4% 67% Single to RF; Hemus Scores
b1 1-0 0 1-- STL S. Musial B. Friend 4% 72% Single to RF; Schoendienst to 2B
b1 1-0 0 12- O STL E. Slaughter B. Friend -2% 70% Flyball: CF; Schoendienst to 3B
b1 1-0 1 1-3 RO STL R. Jablonski B. Friend 1% 71% Flyball: CF; Schoendienst Scores
b1 2-0 2 1-- STL S. Bilko B. Friend 1% 72% Single to RF; Musial to 2B
b1 2-0 2 12- O STL R. Repulski B. Friend -3% 69% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Joe Presko facing 7-8-9
t2 0-2 0 --- O PIT P. Castiglione J. Presko 2% 72% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t2 0-2 1 --- PIT D. Cole J. Presko -3% 69% Single
t2 0-2 1 1-- O PIT B. Friend J. Presko 3% 72% Strikeout
t2 0-2 2 1-- O PIT C. Abrams J. Presko 2% 74% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 8-9-1
b2 2-0 0 --- O STL D. Rice B. Friend -2% 73% Strikeout
b2 2-0 1 --- O STL J. Presko B. Friend -1% 71% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b2 2-0 2 --- STL S. Hemus B. Friend 2% 73% Double (CF-RF)
b2 2-0 2 -2- RR STL R. Schoendienst B. Friend 13% 86% Home Run; Hemus Scores
b2 4-0 2 --- STL S. Musial B. Friend 0% 86% Single to RF
b2 4-0 2 1-- STL E. Slaughter B. Friend 1% 87% Single to CF; Musial to 3B
Roger Bowman replaces Bob Friend pitching and batting 9th
b2 4-0 2 1-3 R STL R. Jablonski R. Bowman 4% 91% Single to CF; Musial Scores; Slaughter to 2B
b2 5-0 2 12- O STL S. Bilko R. Bowman -1% 90% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-5, Cardinals' Joe Presko facing 2-3-4
t3 0-5 0 --- O PIT J. O'Brien J. Presko 1% 91% Strikeout
t3 0-5 1 --- PIT P. Smith J. Presko -2% 90% Single to CF
t3 0-5 1 1-- R PIT R. Kiner J. Presko -6% 84% Double to CF; Smith Scores
t3 1-5 1 -2- PIT C. Bernier J. Presko -2% 82% Walk
t3 1-5 1 12- O PIT J. Garagiola J. Presko 4% 86% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t3 1-5 2 12- O PIT P. Castiglione J. Presko 3% 89% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Pirates' Roger Bowman facing 7-8-9
b3 5-1 0 --- O STL R. Repulski R. Bowman -1% 88% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b3 5-1 1 --- STL D. Rice R. Bowman 1% 89% Walk
b3 5-1 1 1-- STL J. Presko R. Bowman 1% 90% Single to CF; Rice to 2B
b3 5-1 1 12- STL S. Hemus R. Bowman 2% 92% Walk; Rice to 3B; Presko to 2B
b3 5-1 1 123 RRR STL R. Schoendienst R. Bowman 5% 97% Double (LF-CF); Rice Scores; Presko Scores; Hemus Scores
b3 8-1 1 -2- STL S. Musial R. Bowman 0% 98% Walk
Johnny Hetki replaces Roger Bowman pitching and batting 9th
b3 8-1 1 12- OO STL E. Slaughter J. Hetki -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cardinals 8.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-8, Cardinals' Joe Presko facing 8-9-1
t4 1-8 0 --- PIT D. Cole J. Presko -1% 96% Walk
t4 1-8 0 1-- R PIT J. Hetki J. Presko -4% 92% Triple; Cole Scores
t4 2-8 0 --3 RO PIT C. Abrams J. Presko 1% 93% Groundout: Unknown out on play; Hetki Scores
t4 3-8 1 --- O PIT J. O'Brien J. Presko 1% 94% Strikeout
t4 3-8 2 --- PIT P. Smith J. Presko -1% 93% Double
t4 3-8 2 -2- O PIT R. Kiner J. Presko 2% 94% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Cardinals 8.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-3, Pirates' Johnny Hetki facing 5-6-7
b4 8-3 0 --- O STL R. Jablonski J. Hetki -0% 94% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b4 8-3 1 --- STL S. Bilko J. Hetki 1% 94% Single
b4 8-3 1 1-- O STL R. Repulski J. Hetki -1% 94% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B
b4 8-3 2 1-- STL D. Rice J. Hetki 0% 94% Single; Repulski to 2B
b4 8-3 2 12- O STL J. Presko J. Hetki -1% 93% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Cardinals 8.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-8, Cardinals' Joe Presko facing 5-6-7
t5 3-8 0 --- O PIT C. Bernier J. Presko 1% 95% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t5 3-8 1 --- PIT J. Garagiola J. Presko -1% 93% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t5 3-8 1 1-- PIT P. Castiglione J. Presko -2% 91% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Garagiola to 2B
t5 3-8 1 12- O PIT D. Cole J. Presko 3% 94% Strikeout
George Metkovich pinch hits for Johnny Hetki (P) batting 9th
t5 3-8 2 12- O PIT G. Metkovich J. Presko 2% 96% Foul Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 3, Cardinals 8.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 8-3, Pirates' Bill Macdonald facing 1-2-3
Bill Macdonald replaces George Metkovich (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 8-3 0 --- STL S. Hemus B. Macdonald 1% 96% Walk
b5 8-3 0 1-- STL R. Schoendienst B. Macdonald 1% 97% Walk; Hemus to 2B
b5 8-3 0 12- O STL S. Musial B. Macdonald -1% 96% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b5 8-3 1 12- R STL E. Slaughter B. Macdonald 2% 98% Single to RF; Hemus Scores; Schoendienst to 2B
b5 9-3 1 12- OO STL R. Jablonski B. Macdonald -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 3, Cardinals 9.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-9, Cardinals' Joe Presko facing 1-2-3
t6 3-9 0 --- O PIT C. Abrams J. Presko 1% 98% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t6 3-9 1 --- PIT J. O'Brien J. Presko -1% 97% Single to RF
t6 3-9 1 1-- PIT P. Smith J. Presko -1% 96% Single to CF; O'Brien to 2B
t6 3-9 1 12- R PIT R. Kiner J. Presko -5% 91% Double to LF; O'Brien Scores; Smith to 3B
Mike Clark replaces Joe Presko pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-9 1 -23 O PIT C. Bernier M. Clark 4% 95% Fielder's Choice P; Smith out at Hm/P-3B-C-SS-C; Kiner to 3B; Bernier to 2B
t6 4-9 2 -23 RR PIT J. Garagiola M. Clark -6% 89% Single to CF; Kiner Scores; Bernier Scores
t6 6-9 2 1-- PIT P. Castiglione M. Clark -2% 86% Single; Garagiola to 2B
t6 6-9 2 12- O PIT D. Cole M. Clark 4% 91% Strikeout
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 6, Cardinals 9.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 9-6, Pirates' Bill Macdonald facing 6-7-8
b6 9-6 0 --- STL S. Bilko B. Macdonald 1% 92% Single
b6 9-6 0 1-- O STL R. Repulski B. Macdonald -1% 91% Strikeout
b6 9-6 1 1-- O STL D. Rice B. Macdonald -1% 90% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b6 9-6 2 1-- O STL M. Clark B. Macdonald -1% 89% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 6, Cardinals 9.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 6-9, Cardinals' Mike Clark facing 9-1-2
Eddie Pellagrini pinch hits for Bill Macdonald (P) batting 9th
t7 6-9 0 --- O PIT E. Pellagrini M. Clark 3% 91% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t7 6-9 1 --- O PIT C. Abrams M. Clark 2% 93% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t7 6-9 2 --- O PIT J. O'Brien M. Clark 1% 94% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Cardinals 9.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 9-6, Pirates' Roy Face facing 1-2-3
Roy Face replaces Eddie Pellagrini (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 9-6 0 --- STL S. Hemus R. Face 1% 95% Walk
b7 9-6 0 1-- STL R. Schoendienst R. Face 2% 97% Double to RF; Hemus to 3B
b7 9-6 0 -23 RR STL S. Musial R. Face 1% 99% Single to CF; Hemus Scores; Schoendienst Scores
b7 11-6 0 1-- OO STL E. Slaughter R. Face -0% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b7 11-6 2 --- O STL R. Jablonski R. Face -0% 98% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Cardinals 11.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 6-11, Cardinals' Mike Clark facing 3-4-5
t8 6-11 0 --- O PIT P. Smith M. Clark 1% 99% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t8 6-11 1 --- PIT R. Kiner M. Clark -1% 98% Walk
t8 6-11 1 1-- O PIT C. Bernier M. Clark 1% 99% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t8 6-11 2 1-- PIT J. Garagiola M. Clark -1% 98% Walk; Kiner to 2B
t8 6-11 2 12- O PIT P. Castiglione M. Clark 1% 99% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 6, Cardinals 11.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 11-6, Pirates' Roy Face facing 6-7-8
b8 11-6 0 --- O STL S. Bilko R. Face -0% 99% Strikeout
b8 11-6 1 --- O STL R. Repulski R. Face -0% 99% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b8 11-6 2 --- O STL D. Rice R. Face -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 6, Cardinals 11.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 6-11, Cardinals' Mike Clark facing 8-9-1
t9 6-11 0 --- PIT D. Cole M. Clark -1% 99% Single
Felipe Montemayor pinch hits for Roy Face (P) batting 9th
t9 6-11 0 1-- PIT F. Montemayor M. Clark -2% 96% Double to CF; Cole to 3B
Al Brazle replaces Mike Clark pitching and batting 9th
t9 6-11 0 -23 O PIT C. Abrams A. Brazle 2% 98% Groundout: Unknown out on play
t9 6-11 1 -23 O PIT J. O'Brien A. Brazle 2% 99% Strikeout
t9 6-11 2 -23 O PIT P. Smith A. Brazle 1% 100% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 6, Cardinals 11.

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