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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
St. Louis Cardinals 3-8W1010 201 013 8101
Chicago Cubs 5-5L1002 000 000 252
Date of Game:  Wednesday, April 22, 1959
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Alex Grammas - 2 sacrifice flies

  • St. Louis Cardinals Batting Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Don Blasingame2b27.037411010.27911462011
    Gino Cimolilf-rf29.125513200.35711335171
    Stan Musial1b38.152501000.211111101030
        Joe Cunningham1b27.239000000.2358330000
    Ken Boyer3b27.338410000.29311571151
    Gene Greenrf25.300411000.1674147010
        Curt Floodcf21.094111100.2389138110
    Bill Whitecf-lf25.084321000.0919155030
    Hal Smithc27.326300010.18911263231
    Alex Grammasss33.019111400.24111492151
    Vinegar Bend Mizellp28.252401103.2003129010
    Totals: 34810823.294994123 

    Chicago Cubs Batting Stats

    Tony Taylor2b23.125300010.27510147010
    Alvin Dark3b37.105411000.34571198020
    Jim Marshall1b27.333110020.0004113010
        Elmer Singletonp40.300000000.000331000
        Earl Averillph27.226100000.190766020
        Morrie Martinp36.231000000.0003232000
    Ernie Banksss28.081402100.359106714130
    Walt Morynlf33.010400001.25010471150
    Lee Wallsrf26.106401100.3458382250
    Bobby Thomsoncf35.180400000.00071045010
    Sammy Taylorc26.054301000.2808101061
        Johnny Gorylph25.183100000.000192000
    Taylor Phillipsp25.308100000.000387000
        John Buzhardtp22.248100001.00028000
        Bobby Adamsph-1b37.129100001.0003797000
    Totals: 3225233.156865441 

    Game Stats


    3B:  Sammy Taylor (1)
    HR:  Gino Cimoli (1), Curt Flood (1), Alex Grammas (1)
    RBIs:  Ernie Banks (13), Gino Cimoli 2 (7), Curt Flood (1), Alex Grammas 4 (5), Vinegar Bend Mizell (1), Lee Walls (5)
    SH:  Alex Grammas (1), Hal Smith (1), Bill White (1)
    SF:  Alex Grammas 2 (2)

    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Vinegar Bend Mizell  (W 2-1)28.25295223302.331.070003141
    Pitching Totals:9522330 0003141

    Chicago Cubs Pitching Stats

    Taylor Phillips  (L 0-2)25.3083.25332115.541.46000392
    John Buzhardt22.2483.12100105.141.0000028
    Elmer Singleton40.30010100104.501.00000330
    Morrie Martin36.231133300222.503.000003233
    Pitching Totals:91086233 00011363

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Vinegar Bend Mizell 0-0-0;  Taylor Phillips 0-0-0;  John Buzhardt 0-0-0;  Elmer Singleton 0-0-0;  Morrie Martin 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Vinegar Bend Mizell 35;  Taylor Phillips 19;  John Buzhardt 13;  Elmer Singleton 4;  Morrie Martin 7; 
    Time of Game:  2:23    Attendance:  4,917
    Umpires:   Home:   Shag Crawford  1B  Vic Delmore  2B  Al Barlick  3B  Bill Jackowski 

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