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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Chicago Cubs 52-71W1000 001 015 7130
Pittsburgh Pirates 59-61L1010 002 000 390
Date of Game:  Saturday, August 26, 1961
Stadium:  Forbes Field
Feats and Milestones
  • Dick Bertell - 4 hits

  • Chicago Cubs Batting Stats

    Al Heistcf33.326411110.2671001417373
    Don Zimmer2b30.221411010.25810366410335
    Ernie Banksss30.207512100.291107106723641
    George Altmanrf28.159512201.31610534922736
    Billy Williamslf23.072511000.28111314221725
    Ron Santo3b21.183401111.28812121616662
    Andre Rodgers1b26.267400001.248522485160
    Dick Bertellc25.299414100.28077822280
    Dick Ellsworthp21.157200002.0482555000
        Mel Roachph28.213100000.15231146171
        Barney Schultzp35.011000000.1003161000
        Richie Ashburnph34.160111000.2407916350144
        Bob Andersonp25.332000000.13344138130
    Totals: 39713635.3339884944 

    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Joe Christopherlf25.257400000.299591210122
    Dick Groatss30.295401000.2631169296440
    Roberto Clementerf27.008413000.36611880122844
    Dick Stuart1b28.292411200.27610439721780
        Rocky Nelson1b36.281000000.214644735130
    Don Hoak3b33.203211020.31811495711481
    Don Leppertc29.312400000.2771717120
    Bill Virdoncf30.078302100.2731158808523
    Bill Mazeroski2b24.355401000.2541187358462
    Harvey Haddixp35.342200000.12222323030
        Roy Facep33.188000000.25053391010
        Bobby Shantzp35.334000000.46734371030
        Walt Morynph35.136100000.187467303110
    Totals: 3239320.2819807125 

    Game Stats


    2B:  George Altman 2 (21), Dick Bertell (6), Roberto Clemente (26), Don Hoak (20), Ron Santo (27), Bill Virdon (19)
    3B:  Roberto Clemente (10), Al Heist (3)
    HR:  Dick Bertell (2), Dick Stuart (21)
    RBIs:  George Altman 2 (73), Ernie Banks (64), Dick Bertell (28), Al Heist (37), Ron Santo (66), Dick Stuart 2 (78), Bill Virdon (52)
    SH:  Harvey Haddix (3)
    SF:  Bill Virdon (4)
    GDP:  Don Leppert (6), Don Zimmer (14)

    Chicago Cubs Pitching Stats

    Dick Ellsworth21.15767331014.171.540002860
    Barney Schultz  (W 6-3)35.01122001002.551.170003161
    Bob Anderson  (Sv 7)25.33210000004.151.4200046143
    Pitching Totals:9933201 000105264

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Harvey Haddix35.3427.28223404.121.3200021264
    Roy Face  (L 5-6)33.1880.24440113.581.0600053389
    Bobby Shantz35.3340.21100003.621.3200034340
    Pitching Totals:91376351 000108993

    Other Game Information


    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Dick Ellsworth 0-0-0;  Barney Schultz 0-0-0;  Bob Anderson 0-0-0;  Harvey Haddix 0-0-0;  Roy Face 0-0-0;  Bobby Shantz 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Dick Ellsworth 24;  Barney Schultz 9;  Bob Anderson 3;  Harvey Haddix 33;  Roy Face 6;  Bobby Shantz 3; 
    Time of Game:  2:22    Attendance:  9,137
    Umpires:   Home:   Ken Burkhart  1B  Mel Steiner  2B  Chris Pelekoudas  3B  Jocko Conlan 

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