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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789 10   R H E
St. Louis Cardinals 41-44W1110 100 003 2 8142
Pittsburgh Pirates 46-42L1200 002 011 0 6124
Date of Game:  Sunday, July 12, 1959
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Roman Mejias - 4 hits
  • Wally Shannon - 1st career hit

  • St. Louis Cardinals Batting Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Don Blasingame2b27.118511000.2888053111613
    Joe Cunninghamrf27.320500001.332723943301
    Bill Whitelf-1b25.165512000.3477422074310
    Ken Boyer3b28.053511001.3097563516558
    Gino Cimolicf-lf29.206513200.319794037554
    Stan Musial1b38.233312010.2776411547320
        Larry Jacksonpr28.040010000.12829197010
        J.W. Porterc26.176101100.23337196190
    Gene Oliverc24.112210010.26623234151
        Hal Smithc28.041000000.2817732910352
        George Croweph36.112100001.275355523110
        Lindy McDanielp23.212000000.04832125000
    Alex Grammasss33.100302100.272625432162
        Wally Shannonph-ss26.170211000.33322000
    Dick Rickettsp25.220200001.09166000
        Gary Blaylockp27.275000000.1252424240
        Marshall Bridgesp28.040000000.27377130
        Dick Grayph28.001100000.2113593373
        Jack Urbanp30.219000000.000264000
        Hal Jeffcoatp34.309000000.50022566000
        Curt Floodph-cf21.175201200.21158187140
    Totals: 42814624.3338956251 

    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bill Virdoncf28.033500012.251835943224
        Bob Porterfieldp35.337000000.00021257000
        Harvey Haddixp33.297000000.17817266020
    Dick Groatss28.250411120.283816215390
    Bob Skinnerlf27.283311030.2807551710396
    Dick Stuart1b26.247502201.3296713117471
    Danny Kravitzc28.203400010.317271111110
        Roberto Clementepr-rf24.328110000.244394833150
    Bill Mazeroski2b22.310311010.272784215350
        Dick Schofield2b24.186000000.16950267120
        Rocky Nelsonph34.236100000.217492771110
    Don Hoak3b31.158512100.287846328406
    Roman Mejiasrf-cf28.337514101.232642454191
    George Wittp25.245100000.000826000
        Ted Kluszewskiph34.305101100.3054511082150
        Ron Klinepr27.125000000.17920164040
        Don Grossp28.012000000.0006120000
        Roy Facep31.143000000.27335251000
        Fred Greenp25.301000000.00033000
        Smoky Burgessph-c32.136000010.311658235280
    Totals: 38612694.3169177317 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Dick Groat (10), Bob Skinner (11)
    3B:  Curt Flood (1)
    HR:  Gino Cimoli (7)
    RBIs:  Gino Cimoli 2 (55), Curt Flood 2 (4), Alex Grammas (16), Dick Groat (39), Don Hoak (40), Ted Kluszewski (15), Roman Mejias (19), J.W. Porter (9), Dick Stuart 2 (47)
    CS: Bill White (4)
    SH:  Don Gross (1), Bill Mazeroski (6), Lindy McDaniel (3), Dick Stuart (1), George Witt (1)
    GDP:  Curt Flood (1), Gene Oliver (2), Dick Stuart (8)

    St. Louis Cardinals Pitching Stats

    St. Louis CardinalsAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Dick Ricketts25.2205.17444104.641.7000066
    Gary Blaylock27.27501000004.701.530002222
    Marshall Bridges28.0400.20000104.661.4500077
    Jack Urban30.2191.11113003.001.67000260
    Hal Jeffcoat34.3090.21001004.031.5200022224
    Lindy McDaniel  (W 6-10)23.21222101203.001.3700033131
    Pitching Totals:101265940 00092450

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    George Witt25.24566312306.461.690001028
    Don Gross28.01222220017.881.630006123
    Roy Face31.1430.12110101.370.9500034249
    Fred Green25.3010.20000007.201.4000033
    Bob Porterfield  (L 0-1)35.33704220006.261.8300021264
    Harvey Haddix33.29710000003.121.1100017204
    Pitching Totals:101486241 00091871

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Lindy McDaniel; Bob Porterfield; 
    Balks:  George Witt; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Dick Ricketts 0-0-0;  Gary Blaylock 0-0-0;  Marshall Bridges 0-0-0;  Jack Urban 0-0-0;  Hal Jeffcoat 0-0-0;  Lindy McDaniel 0-0-0;  George Witt 0-0-0;  Don Gross 0-0-0;  Roy Face 0-0-0;  Fred Green 0-0-0;  Bob Porterfield 0-0-0;  Harvey Haddix 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Dick Ricketts 26;  Gary Blaylock 1;  Marshall Bridges 2;  Jack Urban 8;  Hal Jeffcoat 3;  Lindy McDaniel 11;  George Witt 25;  Don Gross 8;  Roy Face 3;  Fred Green 2;  Bob Porterfield 4;  Harvey Haddix 3; 
    Time of Game:  2:35    Attendance:  25,530
    Umpires:   Home:   Vinnie Smith  1B  Frank Dascoli  2B  Frank Secory  3B  Hal Dixon 

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