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Philadelphia Phillies 44-61L1168815000 000 020 282
Chicago Cubs 49-52W19449100 001 02x 4100
Date of Game:  Thursday, August 06, 1959
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Billy Williams - 1st career game, 1st career RBI

  • Philadelphia Phillies Batting Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Joe Koppess28.291400000.24676922105
        Carl Sawatskiph31.276100000.270462804250
    Richie Ashburncf32.140511000.28210113621188
    Ed Bouchee1b26.152301011.2889134311500
    Wally Postrf30.028300010.2338279211540
    Gene Freese3b25.210303210.2898241814445
    Harry Andersonlf27.331400001.2499134911440
    Sparky Anderson2b25.165401000.21598980223
    Joe Lonnettc32.180300000.22221121190
        Harry Hanebrinkph31.268100000.27934141120
    Jim Owensp25.202200002.0602133020
        Jim Bolgerph27.165111000.09531270000
        Humberto Robinsonp29.042000000.5002456010
        Turk Farrellp25.120000000.00025132000
        Dave Philleyph39.082101000.3256511336290
    Totals: 3528234.2298885620 

    Chicago Cubs Batting Stats

    Tony Taylor2b23.231511001.2679323021716
    Jim Marshall1b28.073402001.242641737260
    Billy Williamslf21.052400101.00011010
    Ernie Banksss28.187411002.3169875927901
    Art Schultrf31.047321001.29610118040
    Earl Averill3b27.332401000.241421018260
        Alvin Dark3b37.211000000.2518512761271
    Sammy Taylorc26.160201020.250711647271
    Bobby Thomsoncf35.286402201.2468211208391
    Art Ceccarellip29.126301001.118657000
        Don Elstonp30.122000000.18239142010
    Totals: 33410328.3035914141 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Ernie Banks (17), Jim Marshall (4)
    RBIs:  Gene Freese 2 (44), Bobby Thomson 2 (39), Billy Williams (1)
    SH:  Don Elston (1), Art Schult (1)

    Philadelphia Phillies Pitching Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Jim Owens25.20278221803.691.400002135
    Humberto Robinson  (L 2-2)29.0420.12221003.341.370002457
    Turk Farrell25.1200.20000005.251.4200025132
    Pitching Totals:81044280 00070224

    Chicago Cubs Pitching Stats

    Art Ceccarelli29.1267.25223402.511.05000660
    Don Elston  (W 6-4)30.1221.13000003.401.3000039142
    Pitching Totals:9822340 00045202

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Jim Owens 0-0-0;  Humberto Robinson 0-0-0;  Turk Farrell 0-0-0;  Art Ceccarelli 0-0-0;  Don Elston 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Jim Owens 30;  Humberto Robinson 5;  Turk Farrell 2;  Art Ceccarelli 31;  Don Elston 7; 
    Time of Game:  2:17    Attendance:  6,477
    Umpires:   Home:   Tom Gorman  1B  Dusty Boggess  2B  Ed Sudol  3B  Stan Landes 

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