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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Los Angeles Dodgers 10-6L1100 020 100 4100
Philadelphia Phillies 6-7W2200 001 002 5114
Date of Game:  Wednesday, April 29, 1959
Stadium:  Shibe Park
Feats and Milestones
  • Jim Hegan - 1000th career game
  • Wally Post - 2 home runs
  • Jack Meyer - Threw 76% strikes

  • Los Angeles Dodgers Batting Stats

    Los Angeles DodgersPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Dick Gray3b27.293400002.214765010
        Jim Gilliamph-3b30.194100000.20011904011
    Charlie Neal2b28.089523000.36516346194
    Wally Moonlf29.026422001.35314659062
        Ron Fairlylf20.291000000.3061227150
    Duke Sniderrf32.222402310.281101302180
    Don Demetercf23.309401101.34515616210
    Johnny Roseboroc25.351300010.31213162041
    Gil Hodges1b35.025400001.220141367180
    Don Zimmerss28.102401001.298163562103
    Johnny Podresp26.211401001.2505177000
        Art Fowlerp36.300000000.1117159000
    Totals: 37410427.2701405585 

    Philadelphia Phillies Batting Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Richie Ashburncf32.041502000.216131274000
    Gene Freese2b25.111300011.2007343260
        Sparky Anderson2b25.066000000.2221212030
        Dave Philleyph38.348101100.33371075180
    Ed Bouchee1b26.053210022.28911263150
    Wally Postrf29.294422300.302117213110
    Harry Andersonlf27.232402001.32612270150
    Willie Jones3b33.256401000.357131195370
    Chico Fernandezss27.058412000.29010341000
    Jim Heganc38.269400001.22791000030
    Robin Robertsp32.211200002.2004349010
        Granny Hamnerph32.003100001.10081060110
        Jack Meyerp27.037000000.5006149000
        Bob Bowmanph27.355111100.1548207120
    Totals: 35511538.3141318259 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Chico Fernandez (2), Willie Jones (3), Wally Moon (4), Duke Snider (1)
    3B:  Harry Anderson (2)
    HR:  Wally Post 2 (3)
    RBIs:  Bob Bowman (2), Don Demeter (21), Dave Philley (8), Wally Post 3 (11), Duke Snider 3 (8)
    SB:  Charlie Neal (4)
    CS: Richie Ashburn (2), Don Demeter (1)
    SH:  Wally Moon (2)
    SF:  Don Demeter (1)

    Los Angeles Dodgers Pitching Stats

    Los Angeles DodgersAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Johnny Podres  (L 2-2)26.2118.210553823.821.1813788495164
    Art Fowler36.30001000003.131.174317171
    Pitching Totals:8.71155382 141915012335

    Philadelphia Phillies Pitching Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Robin Roberts32.21178432602.701.0310574314346
    Jack Meyer  (W 2-1)27.03722000104.001.22251966150
    Pitching Totals:91043270 130933710496

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Johnny Podres; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Johnny Podres 137-88-49;  Art Fowler 4-3-1;  Robin Roberts 105-74-31;  Jack Meyer 25-19-6; 
    Batters Faced:  Johnny Podres 37;  Art Fowler 1;  Robin Roberts 33;  Jack Meyer 8; 
    Time of Game:  2:37    Attendance:  13,775
    Umpires:   Home:   Tom Gorman  1B  Dusty Boggess  2B  Stan Landes  3B  Ed Sudol 

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