Support TBC:  If you're a frequent visitor and use the data on this site, please support The Baseball Cube by leaving a small tip.


  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Chicago Cubs 26-24W3601 100 000 8100
Pittsburgh Pirates 28-25L2000 000 101 270
Date of Game:  Saturday, June 06, 1959
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Ernie Banks - 1 Triples
  • Ron Blackburn - 1st career home run, 1st career RBI

  • Chicago Cubs Batting Stats

    Tony Taylor2b23.170512101.298461832147
    Alvin Dark3b37.150500000.2524412350151
    Ernie Banksss28.126422101.2915171213490
    Dale Long1b33.120301100.280395357160
    Bobby Thomsonrf-lf35.225411100.2424110795210
    Walt Morynlf33.055411200.237515127180
        Lee Wallsrf26.151000000.246444182100
    George Altmancf26.078321010.22043433110
    Sammy Taylorc26.099411100.231361293141
    Moe Drabowskyp23.321301111.1671071010
    Totals: 35810823.2864054917 

    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bill Virdoncf27.363301011.278485593152
    Dick Groatss28.214301010.271465863210
    Smoky Burgessc32.100400001.369428005220
    Dick Stuart1b26.211400000.26335997191
    Bob Skinnerlf27.247301010.2974248410283
    Bill Mazeroski2b22.274401000.249503935230
    Don Hoak3b31.122401000.272495975214
    Roman Mejiasrf28.301411100.236322132111
        Bob Smithp28.125000000.0001778000
        Don Williamsp27.266100000.33368000
        Dick Schofieldph24.150100000.28627244120
        Ron Blackburnp24.044111100.5001552110
        Ted Kluszewskiph34.269100000.3552510882110
    Totals: 3327232.2124345201 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Sammy Taylor (3)
    3B:  George Altman (4), Ernie Banks 2 (3)
    HR:  Ron Blackburn (1), Roman Mejias (2), Walt Moryn (7)
    RBIs:  Ernie Banks (49), Ron Blackburn (1), Moe Drabowsky (1), Dale Long (16), Roman Mejias (11), Walt Moryn 2 (18), Sammy Taylor (14), Tony Taylor (14), Bobby Thomson (21)
    SF:  Dale Long (1)
    GDP:  Roman Mejias (2), Bobby Thomson (5)

    Chicago Cubs Pitching Stats

    Moe Drabowsky  (W 4-4)23.32197223223.951.550001174
    Pitching Totals:9722322 0001174

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Bennie Daniels  (L 3-4)26.3540.24551015.401.37000918
    Bob Smith28.12502111003.001.630001778
    Don Williams27.2664.14220106.751.6700068
    Ron Blackburn24.04440000203.961.400001552
    Pitching Totals:91088231 00047156

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Moe Drabowsky 0-0-0;  Bennie Daniels 0-0-0;  Bob Smith 0-0-0;  Don Williams 0-0-0;  Ron Blackburn 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Moe Drabowsky 36;  Bennie Daniels 7;  Bob Smith 3;  Don Williams 16;  Ron Blackburn 12; 
    Time of Game:  2:10    Attendance:  12,953
    Umpires:   Home:   Vinnie Smith  1B  Frank Dascoli  2B  Frank Secory  3B  Hal Dixon 

    About Us  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us

    Boxscores data is obtained free of charge from

    Please Support The Baseball Cube.