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GAME INFORMATION


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2W2100 002 100 4111
Los Angeles Dodgers 2-3L3000 000 010 180
Date of Game:  Saturday, April 15, 1961
Stadium:  Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
Feats and Milestones
  • Bill Virdon - 2 home runs
  • Bob Friend - 100th career win

  • Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

     
    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bill Virdoncf29.311433200.4214769360
    Dick Groatss30.162412001.3485818040
    Bob Skinnerlf29.195201010.2735720000
    Dick Stuart1b28.159401001.3334297000
        Rocky Nelson1b36.148000000.1544413110
    Roberto Clementerf26.240402000.3485688040
    Don Hoak3b33.070402201.3505848020
        Dick Schofield3b26.0980000001.0003358000
    Hal Smithc30.129400003.0003629000
    Bill Mazeroski2b24.222300011.2005622020
    Bob Friendp30.142400000.0002300000
    Totals: 33411427.333456462 

    Los Angeles Dodgers Batting Stats

     
    Los Angeles DodgersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Maury Willsss28.195400000.2005230001
    Willie Daviscf21.000401100.083527010
    Tommy Davis3b22.025401002.4745116151
    Duke Sniderrf34.208401000.26751516130
    Wally Moonlf31.012403000.5004922231
    Norm Larker1b30.109401000.1824334000
    Charlie Neal2b30.075300000.2675613030
    Johnny Roseboroc27.337200010.3754362000
    Don Drysdalep24.266100000.0002184000
        Ron Fairlyph22.277000010.5003140020
        Larry Sherryp25.265000000.000385000
        Jim Gilliamph32.180111000.37551182000
        Jim Goldenp25.026000000.00023000
    Totals: 3118122.258525714 

    Game Stats

     

    2B:  Dick Groat (2), Don Hoak (1), Norm Larker (1), Wally Moon (1)
    3B:  Jim Gilliam (1)
    HR:  Bill Virdon 2 (3)
    RBIs:  Willie Davis (1), Don Hoak 2 (2), Bill Virdon 2 (6)
    SH:  Charlie Neal (2)
    GDP:  Roberto Clemente (2), Willie Davis (1), Don Drysdale (1), Don Hoak (1), Wally Moon (1), Bob Skinner (1), Hal Smith (1)

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

     
    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bob Friend  (W 1-0)30.14298112204.501.3610572332310
    Pitching Totals:9811220 10572332310

    Los Angeles Dodgers Pitching Stats

     
    Los Angeles DodgersAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Don Drysdale  (L 1-1)24.26668332313.461.317746312186
    Larry Sherry25.26523110311.801.20332310386
    Jim Golden25.02610000100.000.6775223
    Pitching Totals:91144272 11774437275

    Other Game Information

     

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Bob Friend 105-72-33;  Don Drysdale 77-46-31;  Larry Sherry 33-23-10;  Jim Golden 7-5-2; 
    Batters Faced:  Bob Friend 34;  Don Drysdale 25;  Larry Sherry 8;  Jim Golden 3; 
    Time of Game:  2:18    Attendance:  36,783
    Umpires:   Home:   Mel Steiner  1B  Jocko Conlan  2B  Augie Donatelli  3B  Ken Burkhart  LF  Chris Pelekoudas 


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