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CHW
@BAL
4
3
CLE
@BOS
8
9
DET
@NYY
6
5
DET
@NYY
3
4
 
(15)
KCA
@WSH
6
2
KCA
@WSH
3
2
 
(11)
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@CHC
3
2
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@CHC
7
1
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@CIN
7
2
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2
0
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@MLN
3
5
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@STL
0
4
PIT
@STL
8
9
 
(11)
Sunday, July 28, 1957, 3:45PM
, Busch Stadium I
Attendance: 21,319, Time of Game: 3:25
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Pirates
8
36-63
 Lost 2 
7th, 21½ GB
at Cardinals
9
56-40
 Won 2 
1st
W: Hoyt Wilhelm (1-4)
L: Nellie King (2-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  5   0  2  0   0  0  1   0  0    8 14  1
Cardinals       2  1  0   2  0  0   0  0  3   0  1    9 16  3
Winning Run scored with 0 outs

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dee Fondy 1B 5 1 1 0 0 2 .315 .741 -0.221 1.37 0.080 -0.302 -0.9 15 1 2B,SH
Bill Virdon CF 6 1 1 3 0 1 .269 .706 0.016 1.43 0.192 -0.177 0.5 2 0 HR
Dick Groat SS 6 2 4 0 0 1 .336 .814 0.222 1.34 0.262 -0.040 1.2 3 5 2B
Bob Skinner LF 4 2 2 0 0 0 .331 .931 0.078 1.20 0.137 -0.059 0.4 1 0
   Roman Mejias RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .754 -0.123 1.53 0.000 -0.123 -0.8 0 0
Frank Thomas RF-LF 6 1 2 2 0 1 .310 .849 0.127 1.33 0.286 -0.159 2.2 0 0 HR
Gene Baker 3B 3 0 0 0 3 0 .269 .712 -0.020 1.36 0.031 -0.051 -0.4 2 3 IW
Bill Mazeroski 2B 6 0 1 2 0 0 .284 .735 -0.072 2.02 0.157 -0.229 -0.0 2 3
Hardy Peterson C 4 1 1 0 0 0 .286 .681 -0.060 0.86 0.036 -0.096 -1.0 3 0 GDP
   Gene Freese PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .276 .686 0.255 3.15 0.255 0.000 0.9 SB
   Dick Rand C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .603 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Bob Friend P 1 0 0 0 1 0 .109 .282 -0.014 0.98 0.019 -0.033 -0.1 1 2
   Paul Smith PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .204 .553 0.025 0.65 0.025 0.000 0.4
   Ron Kline P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .177 -0.009 0.37 0.000 -0.009 -0.2 0 1
   Red Swanson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .111 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Pendleton PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .333 .804 0.022 3.27 0.022 0.000 0.2
   Nellie King P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 46 8 14 7 5 6 .304 .851 0.226 1.48 1.502 -1.278 2.6 30 15
2B: D Fondy (15, off L Jackson); D Groat (17, off H Wehmeier).
HR: B Virdon (7, off L Jackson; 3rd inn, 2 on, 1 out to RF); F Thomas (16, off L Jackson; 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: D Fondy (4, off L Merritt).
IBB: G Baker (4, by W Schmidt).
TB: D Groat 5; F Thomas 5; B Virdon 4; D Fondy 2; B Skinner 2; P Smith; H Peterson; B Mazeroski; G Freese.
GIDP: H Peterson (1).
RBI: B Virdon 3 (37); F Thomas 2 (60); B Mazeroski 2 (28).
2-out RBI: F Thomas 2.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 3 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 3. G Baker-D Fondy; B Mazeroski-D Groat-D Fondy; G Baker-B Mazeroski-D Fondy.
PB: H Peterson (1).
E: D Fondy (13).
Baserunning
SB: G Freese (6, 2nd base off H Wilhelm/H Smith).

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Blasingame 2B 6 2 2 0 0 0 .278 .709 -0.031 1.60 0.130 -0.161 0.4 3 6 2B
Al Dark SS 6 1 2 1 0 1 .298 .728 -0.136 1.52 0.086 -0.223 -0.3 2 1 GDP
Stan Musial 1B 5 3 2 2 1 0 .334 .995 0.242 1.32 0.336 -0.093 2.2 11 0 HR
Wally Moon LF 4 1 2 0 2 0 .280 .850 0.127 1.15 0.162 -0.036 0.8 2 0 IW
Ken Boyer CF 6 0 2 3 0 1 .277 .728 0.137 1.89 0.262 -0.126 1.6 3 0
Joe Cunningham RF 3 2 1 1 3 0 .360 1.040 0.535 2.08 0.592 -0.057 2.2 2 1 HR,IW
Hal Smith C 4 0 2 0 1 0 .276 .653 -0.400 2.39 0.060 -0.460 -1.9 9 0 GDP
Eddie Kasko 3B 5 0 2 1 0 0 .296 .708 0.321 2.24 0.489 -0.168 -0.3 1 2 2B,GDP
Larry Jackson P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .186 .448 -0.015 0.62 0.000 -0.015 -0.2 0 1
   Willard Schmidt P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .241 .508 -0.050 1.94 0.000 -0.050 -0.4 0 0
   Del Ennis PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .275 .779 0.036 0.87 0.036 0.000 0.3
   Lloyd Merritt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .222 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Hobie Landrith PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .683 -0.043 1.70 0.000 -0.043 -0.2
   Herm Wehmeier P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .476 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Walker Cooper PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .273 .848 0.004 3.82 0.004 0.000 0.1
   Dick Schofield PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .172 .445 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Hoyt Wilhelm P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 43 9 16 8 8 3 .372 1.029 0.727 1.75 2.157 -1.432 4.1 33 13
2B: D Blasingame (12, off B Friend); E Kasko (9, off R Swanson).
HR: J Cunningham (6, off N King; 11th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); S Musial (22, off B Friend; 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF).
IBB: W Moon (8, by B Friend); J Cunningham (3, by B Friend).
TB: S Musial 5; J Cunningham 4; D Blasingame 3; E Kasko 3; A Dark 2; K Boyer 2; H Smith 2; W Moon 2; D Ennis.
GIDP: E Kasko (5); H Smith (7); A Dark (4).
RBI: K Boyer 3 (43); S Musial 2 (77); J Cunningham (28); A Dark (43); E Kasko (20).
2-out RBI: E Kasko.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 6 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Dark-D Blasingame-S Musial.
PB: H Smith 2 (14).
E: H Wehmeier (1); L Merritt (2); J Cunningham (2).
Outfield Assists: J Cunningham (D Groat at 3rd base).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Friend 5 12 5 4 3 2 1 3.87 29 24 -0.278 1.28 -2.5
Ron Kline, H (1) 3 2 3 3 3 0 0 4.84 13 0 0 -0.219 1.73 -1.4
Red Swanson, BS (1) 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 4.34 4 3 2 0.000 4.98 0.3
Nellie King, L (2-1) 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 4.05 5 0 0 -0.228 1.99 -0.5
Team Totals 10 16 9 8 8 3 2 7.20 51 24 3 2 -0.725 1.75 -4.1
R Kline faced 4 batters in the 9th inning.

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Jackson 2.2 7 5 5 0 3 2 3.30 14 27 -0.392 0.99 -3.6
Willard Schmidt 2.1 3 2 2 3 0 0 3.69 12 0 0 -0.171 1.29 -0.9
Lloyd Merritt 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.16 11 0 0 0.098 0.65 1.5
Herm Wehmeier 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.58 5 0 0 -0.033 0.32 -0.5
Hoyt Wilhelm, W (1-4) 2 2 0 0 2 2 0 4.30 10 0 0 0.272 3.33 1.0
Team Totals 11 14 8 7 5 6 2 5.73 52 27 0 0 -0.226 1.48 -2.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: B Friend 2 (7; W Moon, J Cunningham); W Schmidt (4; G Baker).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Vic Delmore, 2B - Vinnie Smith, 3B - Jocko Conlan.
Time of Game: 3:25.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Dee Fondy 1B 1 Don Blasingame 2B
2 Bill Virdon CF 2 Al Dark SS
3 Dick Groat SS 3 Stan Musial 1B
4 Bob Skinner LF 4 Wally Moon LF
5 Frank Thomas RF 5 Ken Boyer CF
6 Gene Baker 3B 6 Joe Cunningham RF
7 Bill Mazeroski 2B 7 Hal Smith C
8 Hardy Peterson C 8 Eddie Kasko 3B
9 Bob Friend P 9 Larry Jackson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 7-8 2 -2- R STL E. Kasko R. Swanson 47% 61% Double to RF; Cunningham Scores
b11 8-8 0 --- R STL J. Cunningham N. King 36% 100% Home Run
b9 6-8 0 123 ROO STL H. Smith R. Swanson -36% 14% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B; Moon Scores/No RBI; Cunningham to 2B
t10 8-8 1 -23 O PIT D. Fondy H. Wilhelm 24% 52% Fielder's Choice 2B; Freese out at Hm/2B-C; Pendleton stays at 2B; Fondy to 1B
b4 3-5 1 -2- RR STL S. Musial B. Friend 21% 53% Home Run; Blasingame Scores/unER

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' Larry Jackson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT D. Fondy L. Jackson 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT B. Virdon L. Jackson 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O PIT D. Groat L. Jackson 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 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 --- O STL D. Blasingame B. Friend -2% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- STL A. Dark B. Friend 2% 55% Single to CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- STL S. Musial B. Friend 6% 61% Single to RF; Dark to 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-3 STL W. Moon B. Friend 2% 63% Passed Ball; Musial to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -23 STL W. Moon B. Friend 1% 64% Intentional Walk
b1 0-0 1 123 RR STL K. Boyer B. Friend 12% 76% Single to CF; Dark Scores; Musial Scores; Moon to 2B
b1 2-0 1 12- STL J. Cunningham B. Friend 4% 80% Walk; Boyer to 2B; Moon to 3B
b1 2-0 1 123 O STL H. Smith B. Friend -5% 75% Single/runner struck by batted ball and is out; Boyer out at 3B/3B; Cunningham to 2B; Moon stays at 3B
b1 2-0 2 123 O STL E. Kasko B. Friend -5% 70% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O PIT B. Skinner L. Jackson 2% 73% Lineout: 1B
t2 0-2 1 --- PIT F. Thomas L. Jackson -3% 70% Single to CF
t2 0-2 1 1-- O PIT G. Baker L. Jackson 3% 73% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-2 2 1-- O PIT B. Mazeroski L. Jackson 2% 75% Flyball: RF
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 9-1-2
b2 2-0 0 --- O STL L. Jackson B. Friend -2% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 2-0 1 --- STL D. Blasingame B. Friend 3% 76% Double to RF
b2 2-0 1 -2- R STL A. Dark B. Friend 6% 83% Single to CF; Blasingame Scores
b2 3-0 1 1-- O STL S. Musial B. Friend -1% 81% Flyball: CF
b2 3-0 2 1-- O STL W. Moon B. Friend -1% 80% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 8-9-1
t3 0-3 0 --- PIT H. Peterson L. Jackson -4% 76% Single to LF
t3 0-3 0 1-- O PIT B. Friend L. Jackson 3% 80% Popfly: 1B
t3 0-3 1 1-- PIT D. Fondy L. Jackson -8% 72% Double to LF; Peterson to 3B
t3 0-3 1 -23 RRR PIT B. Virdon L. Jackson -19% 53% Home Run; Peterson Scores; Fondy Scores
t3 3-3 1 --- PIT D. Groat L. Jackson -3% 50% Single to LF
t3 3-3 1 1-- O PIT B. Skinner L. Jackson 2% 52% Single to RF; Groat out at 3B/RF-3B-C; Skinner to 2B/Adv on throw
t3 3-3 2 -2- RR PIT F. Thomas L. Jackson -21% 31% Home Run; Skinner Scores
Willard Schmidt replaces Larry Jackson pitching and batting 9th
t3 5-3 2 --- PIT G. Baker W. Schmidt -1% 30% Walk
t3 5-3 2 1-- O PIT B. Mazeroski W. Schmidt 2% 32% Flyball: CF
5 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 3-5, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 5-6-7
b3 3-5 0 --- O STL K. Boyer B. Friend -3% 29% Strikeout Looking
b3 3-5 1 --- O STL J. Cunningham B. Friend -2% 28% Groundout: 1B-P
b3 3-5 2 --- STL H. Smith B. Friend 1% 29% Single to CF
b3 3-5 2 1-- STL E. Kasko B. Friend 2% 31% Single to RF; Smith to 2B
b3 3-5 2 12- O STL W. Schmidt B. Friend -5% 27% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 5, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 5-3, Cardinals' Willard Schmidt facing 8-9-1
t4 5-3 0 --- O PIT H. Peterson W. Schmidt 2% 28% Popfly: 2B
t4 5-3 1 --- PIT B. Friend W. Schmidt -2% 26% Walk
t4 5-3 1 1-- O PIT D. Fondy W. Schmidt 2% 29% Flyball: CF
t4 5-3 2 1-- O PIT B. Virdon W. Schmidt 2% 30% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 5, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 3-5, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 1-2-3
b4 3-5 0 --- STL D. Blasingame B. Friend 5% 35% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
b4 3-5 0 1-- O STL A. Dark B. Friend -3% 33% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Blasingame to 2B
b4 3-5 1 -2- RR STL S. Musial B. Friend 21% 53% Home Run; Blasingame Scores/unER
b4 5-5 1 --- STL W. Moon B. Friend 3% 56% Single to CF
b4 5-5 1 1-- O STL K. Boyer B. Friend -2% 54% Groundout: C unassisted; Moon to 2B
b4 5-5 2 -2- STL J. Cunningham B. Friend 1% 55% Intentional Walk
b4 5-5 2 12- O STL H. Smith B. Friend -5% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 5, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Tied 5-5, Cardinals' Willard Schmidt facing 3-4-5
t5 5-5 0 --- PIT D. Groat W. Schmidt -5% 45% Single to RF
t5 5-5 0 1-- PIT B. Skinner W. Schmidt -14% 32% Single to RF; Groat to 3B; Skinner to 2B/Adv on E9
t5 5-5 0 -23 O PIT F. Thomas W. Schmidt 7% 38% Foul Flyball: 1B
t5 5-5 1 -23 PIT G. Baker W. Schmidt -1% 37% Intentional Walk
t5 5-5 1 123 RR PIT B. Mazeroski W. Schmidt -16% 22% Single to CF; Groat Scores; Skinner Scores; Baker to 2B
t5 7-5 1 12- OO PIT H. Peterson W. Schmidt 7% 28% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 5-7, Pirates' Bob Friend facing 8-9-1
b5 5-7 0 --- O STL E. Kasko B. Friend -3% 25% Lineout: SS
Del Ennis pinch hits for Willard Schmidt (P) batting 9th
b5 5-7 1 --- STL D. Ennis B. Friend 4% 29% Single to LF
b5 5-7 1 1-- STL D. Blasingame B. Friend 5% 34% Single to CF; Ennis to 2B
b5 5-7 1 12- OO STL A. Dark B. Friend -12% 22% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-5, Cardinals' Lloyd Merritt facing 9-1-2
Lloyd Merritt replaces Del Ennis (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Paul Smith pinch hits for Bob Friend (P) batting 9th
t6 7-5 0 --- PIT P. Smith L. Merritt -3% 19% Single to CF
t6 7-5 0 1-- O PIT D. Fondy L. Merritt 1% 20% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Smith to 2B
t6 7-5 1 -2- O PIT B. Virdon L. Merritt 2% 22% Groundout: 2B-1B; Smith to 3B
t6 7-5 2 --3 O PIT D. Groat L. Merritt 3% 25% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 5-7, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 3-4-5
Ron Kline replaces Paul Smith (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 5-7 0 --- O STL S. Musial R. Kline -3% 22% Foul Flyball: 2B
b6 5-7 1 --- O STL W. Moon R. Kline -2% 19% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-7 2 --- O STL K. Boyer R. Kline -1% 18% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-5, Cardinals' Lloyd Merritt facing 4-5-6
t7 7-5 0 --- O PIT B. Skinner L. Merritt 2% 19% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 7-5 1 --- PIT F. Thomas L. Merritt -2% 18% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball); Thomas to 1B
t7 7-5 1 1-- O PIT G. Baker L. Merritt 2% 20% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 7-5 2 1-- O PIT B. Mazeroski L. Merritt 2% 21% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 7, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 5-7, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 6-7-8
Frank Thomas moves from RF to LF
Roman Mejias replaces Bob Skinner (LF) playing RF batting 4th
b7 5-7 0 --- O STL J. Cunningham R. Kline -4% 17% Popfly: SS
b7 5-7 1 --- STL H. Smith R. Kline 5% 22% Walk
b7 5-7 1 1-- OO STL E. Kasko R. Kline -9% 13% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-5, Cardinals' Lloyd Merritt facing 8-9-1
t8 7-5 0 --- O PIT H. Peterson L. Merritt 1% 14% Popfly: 1B
t8 7-5 1 --- O PIT R. Kline L. Merritt 1% 15% Groundout: P-1B
t8 7-5 2 --- O PIT D. Fondy L. Merritt 1% 16% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 5-7, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 9-1-2
Hobie Landrith pinch hits for Lloyd Merritt (P) batting 9th
b8 5-7 0 --- O STL H. Landrith R. Kline -4% 12% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 5-7 1 --- O STL D. Blasingame R. Kline -3% 9% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 5-7 2 --- O STL A. Dark R. Kline -2% 7% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 7, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 7-5, Cardinals' Herm Wehmeier facing 2-3-4
Herm Wehmeier replaces Hobie Landrith (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 7-5 0 --- O PIT B. Virdon H. Wehmeier 1% 8% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 7-5 1 --- PIT D. Groat H. Wehmeier -1% 7% Double to LF
t9 7-5 1 -2- O PIT R. Mejias H. Wehmeier 1% 8% Flyball: CF; Groat to 3B
t9 7-5 2 --3 R PIT F. Thomas H. Wehmeier -4% 4% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball); Groat Scores/unER/No RBI
t9 8-5 2 1-- O PIT G. Baker H. Wehmeier 0% 4% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 8, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 5-8, Pirates' Ron Kline facing 3-4-5
b9 5-8 0 --- STL S. Musial R. Kline 5% 9% Walk
b9 5-8 0 1-- STL W. Moon R. Kline 9% 18% Single to RF; Musial to 2B
b9 5-8 0 12- R STL K. Boyer R. Kline 14% 32% Single to CF; Musial Scores; Moon to 2B
b9 6-8 0 12- STL J. Cunningham R. Kline 18% 50% Walk; Moon to 3B; Boyer to 2B
Red Swanson replaces Ron Kline pitching and batting 9th
b9 6-8 0 123 ROO STL H. Smith R. Swanson -36% 14% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B; Moon Scores/No RBI; Cunningham to 2B
b9 7-8 2 -2- R STL E. Kasko R. Swanson 47% 61% Double to RF; Cunningham Scores
Walker Cooper pinch hits for Herm Wehmeier (P) batting 9th
b9 8-8 2 -2- STL W. Cooper R. Swanson 0% 61% Walk
Dick Schofield pinch runs for Walker Cooper (PH) batting 9th
b9 8-8 2 12- O STL D. Blasingame R. Swanson -11% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 8, Cardinals 8.
Top of the 10th, Pirates Batting, Tied 8-8, Cardinals' Hoyt Wilhelm facing 7-8-9
Hoyt Wilhelm replaces Dick Schofield (PR) pitching and batting 9th
t10 8-8 0 --- O PIT B. Mazeroski H. Wilhelm 6% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
Gene Freese pinch hits for Hardy Peterson (C) batting 8th
t10 8-8 1 --- PIT G. Freese H. Wilhelm -6% 50% Single to CF
Jim Pendleton pinch hits for Red Swanson (P) batting 9th
t10 8-8 1 1-- PIT J. Pendleton H. Wilhelm -6% 44% Freese Steals 2B
t10 8-8 1 -2- PIT J. Pendleton H. Wilhelm -2% 42% Walk
t10 8-8 1 12- PIT D. Fondy H. Wilhelm -14% 28% Passed Ball; Freese to 3B; Pendleton to 2B
t10 8-8 1 -23 O PIT D. Fondy H. Wilhelm 24% 52% Fielder's Choice 2B; Freese out at Hm/2B-C; Pendleton stays at 2B; Fondy to 1B
t10 8-8 2 12- O PIT B. Virdon H. Wilhelm 11% 64% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 8, Cardinals 8.
Bottom of the 10th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 8-8, Pirates' Nellie King facing 2-3-4
Nellie King replaces Jim Pendleton (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Dick Rand replaces Gene Freese (PH) playing C batting 8th
b10 8-8 0 --- O STL A. Dark N. King -6% 58% Strikeout
b10 8-8 1 --- O STL S. Musial N. King -4% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b10 8-8 2 --- STL W. Moon N. King 3% 56% Walk
b10 8-8 2 1-- O STL K. Boyer N. King -6% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 8, Cardinals 8.
Top of the 11th, Pirates Batting, Tied 8-8, Cardinals' Hoyt Wilhelm facing 3-4-5
t11 8-8 0 --- PIT D. Groat H. Wilhelm -8% 42% Single to LF
t11 8-8 0 1-- PIT R. Mejias H. Wilhelm -9% 33% Passed Ball; Groat to 2B
t11 8-8 0 -2- O PIT R. Mejias H. Wilhelm 11% 44% Strikeout
t11 8-8 1 -2- O PIT F. Thomas H. Wilhelm 9% 53% Strikeout
t11 8-8 2 -2- PIT G. Baker H. Wilhelm -1% 52% Walk
t11 8-8 2 12- O PIT B. Mazeroski H. Wilhelm 11% 64% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 8, Cardinals 8.
Bottom of the 11th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 8-8, Pirates' Nellie King facing 6-7-8
b11 8-8 0 --- R STL J. Cunningham N. King 36% 100% Home Run
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 8, Cardinals 9.

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