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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Milwaukee Braves 7-1W2000 000 110 240
Philadelphia Phillies 3-4L2000 000 000 082
Date of Game:  Wednesday, April 22, 1959
Stadium:  Shibe Park
Feats and Milestones
  • Lew Burdette - Complete game/Shutout

  • Milwaukee Braves Batting Stats

    Milwaukee BravesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bill Brutoncf33.164411100.2865687130
    Eddie Mathews3b27.192400000.2227942350
    Hank Aaronrf25.076400002.4627688120
    Wes Covingtonlf27.026411000.2697255030
    Frank Torre1b27.114301000.2786366010
        Johnny O'Brienpr28.132000000.5003217010
        Felix Mantilla2b24.267100000.2145190021
    Del Crandallc29.048301110.2736748141
    Johnny Loganss32.030300010.1056972010
    Chuck Cottier2b23.105100011.00022000
        Mickey Vernonph-1b41.000100000.50041188010
    Lew Burdettep32.151300001.2223283000
    Totals: 3124234.129616538 

    Philadelphia Phillies Batting Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Richie Ashburncf32.034301010.26971268000
    Sparky Anderson2b25.059301001.26777030
        Granny Hamnerph-ss31.362100000.00031055000
    Ed Bouchee1b26.046402001.3087259140
    Harry Andersonlf27.225400000.2227265130
    Wally Postrf29.287402000.3486716060
    Willie Jones3b33.249201010.28671189120
    Chico Fernandezss27.051200000.2277338000
        Dave Philleyph38.341100000.50031071020
        Joe Koppess-2b28.185000000.000218010
    Jim Heganc38.262200000.2866997020
        Harry Hanebrinkph31.162100000.0003110000
        Valmy Thomasc30.183000000.2505148000
    Robin Robertsp32.204301000.2503348010
    Totals: 3008022.267737789 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Robin Roberts (2)
    HR:  Bill Bruton (1)
    RBIs:  Bill Bruton (3), Del Crandall (4)
    SB:  Del Crandall (1)
    CS: Richie Ashburn (1)
    GDP:  Harry Anderson (1), Chico Fernandez 2 (2), Johnny Logan (1)

    Milwaukee Braves Pitching Stats

    Milwaukee BravesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Lew Burdette  (W 3-0)32.15198002202.001.150003270
    Pitching Totals:9800220 0003270

    Philadelphia Phillies Pitching Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Robin Roberts  (L 1-1)32.20494223412.350.910003345
    Pitching Totals:9422341 0003345

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Lew Burdette 0-0-0;  Robin Roberts 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Lew Burdette 32;  Robin Roberts 34; 
    Time of Game:  2:14    Attendance:  14,228
    Umpires:   Home:   Jocko Conlan  1B  Augie Donatelli  2B  Ken Burkhart  3B  Tony Venzon 

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