Update:   Expansion Drafts History -  All historical picks for the 6 expansion drafts between 1960 and 1997.


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Milwaukee Braves 43-31L1010 000 000 181
Philadelphia Phillies 29-48W1000 110 00x 250
Date of Game:  Saturday, July 04, 1959
Stadium:  Shibe Park
Feats and Milestones
  • Eddie Mathews - 1000th career hit

  • Milwaukee Braves Batting Stats

    Milwaukee BravesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bill Brutoncf33.237401002.299377194152
    Eddie Mathews3b27.265402000.3224397814321
    Hank Aaronrf25.149401000.3684272313430
    Wes Covingtonlf27.099400001.258412891170
    Joe Adcock1b31.248411002.277198655110
    Del Crandallc29.121301000.308417839241
    Johnny O'Brien2b28.205301100.15918232030
    Felix Mantillass24.340200000.15525210151
        Mickey Vernonph41.073100001.176241208180
        Don McMahonp29.181000000.0001888000
    Lew Burdettep32.224200001.11812292020
        Frank Torreph27.187101000.22834394060
        Casey Wisepr-ss26.299000000.1281482130
    Totals: 3218107.2503686863 

    Philadelphia Phillies Batting Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Joe Koppess28.258401000.2464864063
    Richie Ashburncf32.107300000.2707313341146
    Ed Bouchee1b26.119311100.303633156330
    Wally Postrf29.360300000.2296477410420
        Bob Bowmanrf28.055000000.14034233120
    Harry Andersonlf27.298301000.260693279330
        Solly Drakelf28.254000000.1112886001
    Gene Freese3b25.177300001.248543908261
    Sparky Anderson2b25.132311000.19470700111
    Carl Sawatskic31.243201010.301332673210
    Robin Robertsp32.277300001.12113358020
    Totals: 2725112.1855494218 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Johnny O'Brien (2)
    HR:  Ed Bouchee (6)
    RBIs:  Ed Bouchee (33), Johnny O'Brien (3)
    GDP:  Hank Aaron (6), Robin Roberts 2 (2)

    Milwaukee Braves Pitching Stats

    Milwaukee BravesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Lew Burdette  (L 7-4)32.22475220214.351.2500013280
    Don McMahon29.18110001002.251.600001888
    Pitching Totals:8522121 00031368

    Philadelphia Phillies Pitching Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Robin Roberts  (W 6-7)32.27798110705.061.3000016358
    Pitching Totals:9811070 00016358

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Lew Burdette 0-0-0;  Don McMahon 0-0-0;  Robin Roberts 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Lew Burdette 25;  Don McMahon 3;  Robin Roberts 32; 
    Time of Game:  2:05    Attendance:  16,775
    Umpires:   Home:   Ed Sudol  1B  Tom Gorman  2B  Stan Landes  3B  Dusty Boggess 

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