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Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Chicago Cubs 4

+ Boxscore: Sun, May 17,1959
1959-05-16 - 1959-05-18
  123 456 789  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (16-18)010 211 000 590
Chicago Cubs (18-16)010 011 001 4111
Date of Game: Sun, May 17,1959
Stadium: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 0
Time of Game: 0:00

Feats and Milestones
Bill Mazeroski:2 home runs
Winning Pitcher: Vern Law (3-1)
Losing Pitcher: Bob Anderson (2-2)
Save: Roy Face (3)

Home Runs: Roberto Clemente (2), Dale Long (4), Bill Mazeroski 2 (5), Bobby Thomson (4)
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NL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MLN1910.655--15111734W4
CLE1910.655--17110863W1
CHA2012.6251.516514817W1
BAL1814.5622.5124139-15L1
SFN1814.5622.516312043W2
CHN1816.5293.51541495W1
LAN1816.5293.5167179-12L4
CIN1615.5164.0165167-2L2
WS11717.5004.515814810L1
PIT1618.4715.5146171-25L1
KC11416.4675.5141149-8W1
BOS1317.4336.51471443W1
NYA1217.4147.0111120-9L1
SLN1320.3948.0154158-4W2
PHI1120.3559.0134173-39L7
DET1020.3339.5125186-61L3
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Don Hoak3b31.1025
    00001.2335801102
    Roberto Clementerf24.2724
    11110.2574752120
    Smoky Burgessc32.0804
    01000.3937852160
    Hank Foilesc29.341000000.212359110
    Dick Stuart1b26.1914
    00000.272916161
    Rocky Nelson1b34.180000000.267250040
    Bob Skinnerlf27.2273
    21010.221467393
    Bill Mazeroski2b22.2544
    22300.2343765150
    Dick Groatss28.1944
    02100.2745733150
    Bill Virdoncf27.3434
    02001.237542172
    Vern Lawp29.0664
    00001.222203130
    Roy Facep31.087000000.250230000
    Totals3659523.2583054931-
    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Tony Taylor2b23.1504
    00011.261166166
    Alvin Dark3b37.1305
    01100.26912190110
    Ernie Banksss28.1064
    00000.2826958330
    Walt Morynlf33.0354
    02000.2724955100
    Dale Long1b33.1004
    11101.270520480
    Bobby Thomsoncf35.2054
    11100.23210624140
    Lee Wallsrf26.1314
    13000.278406290
    Sammy Taylorc26.0794
    13000.253117191
    Chick Kingpr28.188000000.00038000
    Bob Andersonp23.2310
    00010.16732000
    George Altmanph26.0581
    00000.230283100
    Bob Porterfieldp35.281000000--243000
    Earl Averillph27.2511
    00000.200773100
    John Buzhardtp22.273000000.00014000
    Jim Marshallph27.3580
    00010.213130370
    Totals35411332.2533265242-
    Game Stats
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Vern Law29.066W 3-1811442224.000.297205140
    Roy Face31.087SV 310001002.080.041422913
    Totals9.01144322--
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bob Anderson23.231L 2-256442222.720.1583214
    Bob Porterfield35.281-11110013.000.177250170
    John Buzhardt22.273-32000103.960.088143
    Totals9.0955233--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Vern Law 0-0-0, Roy Face 0-0-0, Bob Anderson 0-0-0, Bob Porterfield 0-0-0, John Buzhardt 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Vern Law 35, Roy Face 3, Bob Anderson 23, Bob Porterfield 4, John Buzhardt 11
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Vern Law 7-13, Roy Face 2-0, Bob Anderson 7-6, Bob Porterfield 0-3, John Buzhardt 5-3

    Umpires: HP: Bill Jackowski 1B: Shag Crawford 2B: Vic Delmore 3B: Al Barlick


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