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  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

    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

    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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