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Philadelphia Phillies 55-76L1000 000 000 051
Pittsburgh Pirates 64-61W2201 501 00x 9101
Date of Game:  Friday, August 28, 1959
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Smoky Burgess - 4 hits
  • Ed Keegan - 1st career game
  • Vern Law - Complete game/Shutout
  • Bob Bowman - 1st career game

  • Philadelphia Phillies Batting Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Richie Ashburncf32.162400001.27712613871209
    Joe Koppess28.313400001.2641021187246
    Ed Bouchee1b26.174400001.28011736913640
    Wally Postrf30.050303000.25410581517730
    Harry Andersonlf27.353301000.25111537314551
    Gene Freese3b25.232300001.27010744317547
    Sparky Anderson2b25.187301000.2061241240293
    Joe Lonnettc32.202100000.195331331100
        Carl Sawatskic31.298200002.277562905310
    Ed Keeganp20.051100001.00011000
        Jack Meyerp27.158000000.08340183000
        Harry Hanebrinkph31.290100000.28647154170
        Bob Bowmanp28.110100000.12853252250
    Totals: 3005007.16710264642 

    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bob Skinnerlf27.330500001.26510855012489
    Dick Groatss28.297310021.2811156555460
    Roberto Clementerf25.010511101.312735174341
    Rocky Nelson1b34.283432111.301753036300
    Smoky Burgessc32.183524200.320868447460
    Don Hoak3b31.205411010.2841186668568
    Dick Schofield2b24.233211220.23865282181
    Bill Virdoncf28.080100030.2591156266337
    Vern Lawp29.169401200.18628222180
    Totals: 33910894.3037834665 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Dick Schofield (7)
    HR:  Smoky Burgess (7), Roberto Clemente (4), Rocky Nelson (6)
    RBIs:  Smoky Burgess 2 (46), Roberto Clemente (34), Vern Law 2 (8), Rocky Nelson (30), Dick Schofield 2 (8)
    GDP:  Harry Anderson (4), Sparky Anderson (15), Joe Lonnett (2)

    Philadelphia Phillies Pitching Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Ed Keegan  (L 0-2)20.0513.288862227.005.0000022
    Jack Meyer27.1581.11002204.041.4100040184
    Bob Bowman28.11031111013.000.6700011
    Pitching Totals:81099943 00043187

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Vern Law  (W 14-5)29.16995000702.971.1200025223
    Pitching Totals:9500070 00025223

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Ed Keegan 0-0-0;  Jack Meyer 0-0-0;  Bob Bowman 0-0-0;  Vern Law 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Ed Keegan 25;  Jack Meyer 6;  Bob Bowman 11;  Vern Law 30; 
    Time of Game:  2:26    Attendance:  20,926
    Umpires:   Home:   Bill Jackowski  1B  Shag Crawford  2B  Vic Delmore  3B  Al Barlick 

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