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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates 71-71L1000 002 000 290
Chicago Cubs 67-72W1001 000 012 4100
Date of Game:  Wednesday, September 16, 1959
Stadium:  Wrigley Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Ben Johnson - 1st career RBI

  • Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

     
    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bob Skinnerlf27.349201020.28012356513569
    Dick Groatss28.316411000.2801306705480
    Roberto Clementerf25.029413000.299885324401
    Dick Stuart1b26.313401100.31510116524701
    Smoky Burgessc32.202200101.312988569510
        Hank Foilesc30.098100000.21651389230
    Don Hoak3b31.224402000.2901336818599
    Bill Mazeroski2b23.011400001.2401164596521
    Bill Virdoncf28.099301001.2521286396347
    Bob Friendp28.296300001.17229260070
    Totals: 3129224.2909975216 

    Chicago Cubs Batting Stats

     
    Chicago CubsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Tony Taylor2b23.272400001.27512826552821
    George Altmancf26.180400001.2451151158331
    Jim Marshall1b28.114411001.2579120010360
    Ernie Banksss28.228403100.304133794381252
    Walt Morynlf33.157400000.24710356413420
    Irv Norenrf34.291402001.3236110073152
        Lou Jacksonpr24.052010000.333527010
    Sammy Taylorc26.201322210.2649618910391
    Randy Jackson3b33.218302000.257378041100
    Ben Johnsonp28.123100100.00033010
        Bill Henryp31.337000000.21455171020
        Dale Longph33.222100000.2509559113340
        Don Elstonp30.163000000.22255158010
    Totals: 32410414.3139774888 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Ernie Banks (24), Roberto Clemente (14), Don Hoak (21), Randy Jackson (5), Bob Skinner (16)
    HR:  Sammy Taylor (10)
    RBIs:  Ernie Banks (125), Smoky Burgess (51), Ben Johnson (1), Dick Stuart (70), Sammy Taylor 2 (39)
    SH:  Ben Johnson (1)
    SF:  Smoky Burgess (5)
    GDP:  Smoky Burgess (8), Roberto Clemente (10), Bill Mazeroski (14)

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

     
    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bob Friend  (L 6-16)28.296810441414.101.3600030269
    Pitching Totals:81044141 00030269

    Chicago Cubs Pitching Stats

     
    Chicago CubsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Ben Johnson28.1235.18221102.251.2500033
    Bill Henry31.3371.20000202.721.0300055171
    Don Elston  (W 8-6)30.16321001103.321.2500055158
    Pitching Totals:9922240 000113332

    Other Game Information

     

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Bob Friend 0-0-0;  Ben Johnson 0-0-0;  Bill Henry 0-0-0;  Don Elston 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Bob Friend 34;  Ben Johnson 22;  Bill Henry 5;  Don Elston 7; 
    Time of Game:  2:08    Attendance:  1,366
    Umpires:   Home:   Ken Burkhart  1B  Tony Venzon  2B  Ed Sudol  3B  Stan Landes 


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