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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
1
7
CLE
@DET
5
9
CHC
@CIN
3
2
BRO
@NYG
1
5
PHI
@PIT
4
6
MLN
@STL
11
4
Wednesday, August 17, 1955,
, Busch Stadium I
Attendance: 10,565, Time of Game: 2:40
Braves
11
65-55
 Won 1 
2nd, 14 GB
at Cardinals
4
53-64
 Lost 1 
7th, 24½ GB
W: Bob Buhl (11-8)
L: Luis Arroyo (11-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          2  0  3   0  0  0   0  4  2   11 14  1
Cardinals       1  0  1   0  2  0   0  0  0    4  8  2
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

Milwaukee Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Danny O'Connell 2B 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .242 .294 .330 .624 3 6
Andy Pafko CF-RF 4 3 2 2 0 0 5 .276 .306 .382 .688 0 0 HR,3B,HBP
Eddie Mathews 3B 3 2 2 2 2 0 5 .291 .415 .619 1.034 1 2 HR
Hank Aaron RF-LF 5 2 3 2 0 0 5 .311 .361 .545 .905 4 0 2·2B,GDP
Johnny Logan SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 5 .302 .369 .448 .817 2 2 SH
George Crowe 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .297 .394 .500 .894 8 1 SH
Bobby Thomson LF 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .248 .315 .401 .717 1 0 GDP
   Bill Bruton PH-CF 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .271 .325 .400 .725 2 0 IW
Del Crandall C 5 1 1 4 0 1 5 .248 .309 .465 .774 7 0 HR,GDP
Bob Buhl P 4 0 2 0 0 2 4 .130 .167 .130 .297 1 2
Team Totals 37 11 14 11 4 5 44 .378 .452 .730 1.182 * 13
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: H Aaron 2 (27).
3B: A Pafko (3).
HR: A Pafko (5); E Mathews (32); D Crandall (20).
SH: J Logan (13); G Crowe (2).
IBB: B Bruton (5).
HBP: A Pafko (3).
TB: A Pafko 7; E Mathews 5; H Aaron 5; D Crandall 4; B Buhl 2; D O'Connell 2; B Bruton; J Logan.
GIDP: H Aaron (20); D Crandall (6); B Thomson (7).
RBI: D Crandall 4 (47); H Aaron 2 (85); A Pafko 2 (30); E Mathews 2 (82); J Logan (61).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Logan-D O'Connell-E Mathews.
E: E Mathews (17).

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Solly Hemus 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 5 .239 .318 .340 .658 3 3 2B,SH
Wally Moon 1B 5 2 2 0 0 1 5 .305 .357 .471 .827 5 0 3B
Stan Musial RF 3 1 1 1 2 0 5 .307 .405 .556 .961 1 0
Bill Virdon CF 3 0 1 0 2 1 5 .290 .336 .471 .808 4 0
Red Schoendienst 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 5 .271 .342 .400 .742 4 5 SF
Pete Whisenant LF 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .200 .253 .343 .596 1 0
   Rip Repulski LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .267 .333 .477 .809 0 0
Bill Sarni C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .265 .328 .363 .692 6 0
Alex Grammas SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .228 .313 .301 .614 3 4
Luis Arroyo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .224 .220 .224 .444 0 0 SH
   John Mackinson P 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 1
   Joe Frazier PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .130 .172 .259 .432
   Brooks Lawrence P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .053 .100 .053 .153 0 0
Team Totals 32 4 8 3 7 7 42 .250 .375 .344 .719 27 13
2B: S Hemus (7).
3B: W Moon (6).
SF: R Schoendienst (4).
SH: S Hemus (4); L Arroyo (4).
TB: W Moon 4; S Hemus 2; B Virdon; S Musial; P Whisenant; R Schoendienst; A Grammas.
RBI: P Whisenant (7); R Schoendienst (48); S Musial (87).
Team LOB: 11.
Fielding
DP: 3. A Grammas-R Schoendienst-W Moon 2; S Hemus-R Schoendienst-W Moon.
E: P Whisenant (3); R Schoendienst (8).

Milwaukee Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bob Buhl, W (11-8) 9 8 4 3 7 6 0 2.95 42 56
Team Totals 9 8 4 3 7 6 0 3.00 42 56

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Luis Arroyo, L (11-7) 2 5 4 4 2 1 2 3.67 12 29
John Mackinson 6 6 5 5 2 3 1 7.50 25
Brooks Lawrence 1 3 2 2 0 1 0 6.31 7
Team Totals 9 14 11 11 4 5 3 11.00 44 29
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Lawrence (7).
IBB: J Mackinson (1).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lee Ballanfant, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Bill Jackowski, 3B - Stan Landes.
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: 10,565.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Milwaukee Braves         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Danny O'Connell 2B 1 Solly Hemus 3B
2 Andy Pafko CF 2 Wally Moon 1B
3 Eddie Mathews 3B 3 Stan Musial RF
4 Hank Aaron RF 4 Bill Virdon CF
5 Johnny Logan SS 5 Red Schoendienst 2B
6 George Crowe 1B 6 Pete Whisenant LF
7 Bobby Thomson LF 7 Bill Sarni C
8 Del Crandall C 8 Alex Grammas SS
9 Bob Buhl P 9 Luis Arroyo P

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