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Pittsburgh Pirates 4 Chicago Cubs 3

+ Boxscore: Sat, August 08,1959
1959-08-07 - 1959-08-09
  123 456 789 101112 1314  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (52-58)000 000 120 000 01 4120
Chicago Cubs (50-53)100 000 011 000 00 381
Date of Game: Sat, August 08,1959
Stadium: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 5,693
Time of Game: 4:19

Winning Pitcher: Don Gross (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Ed Donnelly (0-1)

Home Runs: None
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CHA6543.602--45343518W1
CLE6445.5871.552944584W2
SFN6247.5693.550241785L1
LAN6248.5644.050146932W2
MLN5646.5496.045740948L3
BAL5655.50510.5405457-52L2
NYA5355.49112.047644828W2
CHN5053.48512.5428436-8L1
SLN5458.48213.0490540-50W3
DET5358.47713.5515520-5L2
KC15156.47713.5475489-14L4
PIT5258.47314.0455506-51W1
CIN5157.47214.054451331W1
BOS5058.46315.051649818W4
PHI4464.40721.0416503-87L4
WS14466.40022.0449526-77L2
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bob Skinnerlf27.3107
    02000.28453410418
    Dick Groatss28.2777
    01000.2706395400
    Roberto Clementerf24.3556
    23010.2815013241
    Rocky Nelson1b34.2635
    12110.2362882170
    Danny Kravitzc28.2303
    00000.2791242170
    Dick Stuartph26.2741
    00100.31014418551
    Hardy Petersonc29.2951
    00000.00054000
    Smoky Burgessph-c32.1631
    00010.3198296350
    Don Hoak3b31.1855
    12120.2846508498
    Bill Mazeroski2b22.3376
    00101.2584395440
    Bill Virdoncf28.0604
    00020.2506105285
    Bennie Danielsp27.0523
    01002.29232130
    Roy Facep31.170000000.273257000
    Fred Greenp25.328000000.0007000
    Bob Porterfieldp35.3641
    00001.000263000
    Ted Kluszewskiph34.3321
    00001.27511162150
    Ron Klinep27.152000000.159168040
    Harry Brightph29.3201
    01000.27042370
    Don Grossp28.039000000.000126000
    Totals52412475.27510136823-
    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Tony Taylor2b23.2335
    10110.26423221916
    Jim Marshall1b-lf28.0756
    02000.2401757260
    Billy Williamslf21.0543
    00101.0003020
    Walt Morynph33.118000000.2275409260
    Lee Wallsph-rf26.2143
    00001.2564605260
    Ernie Banksss28.1893
    01030.31676128911
    Art Schultrf-lf31.0494
    01001.294120150
    Dale Long1b33.1831
    00010.25457511290
    Earl Averill3b-c27.3346
    00001.2241038260
    Sammy Taylorc26.1623
    01010.2521667271
    Don Eaddypr25.173010000.0007000
    Alvin Dark3b37.2131
    00010.25012771271
    Bobby Thomsoncf35.2886
    12100.24511228401
    Bob Andersonp23.3142
    00001.11147030
    Bill Henryp31.298000000.150155020
    Don Elstonp30.124000000.182143010
    Irv Norenph34.2521
    01000.250983051
    George Altmanpr26.141000000.232845161
    Glen Hobbiep23.1061
    00001.13384010
    Randy Jacksonph33.1791
    00000.246797190
    Ed Donnellyp24.241000000--3000
    Cal Neemanph30.1711
    00000.125201130
    Totals4738376.24811198038-
    Game Stats
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    George Witt25.272-0.11112007.240.07123025
    Bennie Daniels27.052-6.23111305.250.06233213
    Roy Face31.170-0.11000002.180.024025513
    Fred Green25.328-0.10000103.270.00770
    Bob Porterfield35.364-2.12112206.270.1227270170
    Ron Kline27.152-20001004.170.0123176135
    Don Gross28.039W 1-021001005.630.131212937
    Totals14.0833760--
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bob Anderson23.314-7.17323203.460.06244830
    Bill Henry31.298-01000002.630.013915542
    Don Elston30.124-0.20000003.330.004014313
    Glen Hobbie23.106-41002203.780.02308636
    Ed Donnelly24.241L 0-123112103.000.83330
    Totals14.01243750--
    Other Game Information
    BK: Ed Donnelly (1)
    HB: Glen Hobbie (4)
    IBB: Bob Porterfield , Ed Donnelly

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: George Witt 0-0-0, Bennie Daniels 0-0-0, Roy Face 0-0-0, Fred Green 0-0-0, Bob Porterfield 0-0-0, Ron Kline 0-0-0, Don Gross 0-0-0, Bob Anderson 0-0-0, Bill Henry 0-0-0, Don Elston 0-0-0, Glen Hobbie 0-0-0, Ed Donnelly 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: George Witt 4, Bennie Daniels 23, Roy Face 2, Fred Green 1, Bob Porterfield 11, Ron Kline 6, Don Gross 8, Bob Anderson 31, Bill Henry 2, Don Elston 2, Glen Hobbie 15, Ed Donnelly 11
    Groundballs-Flyballs: George Witt 1-0, Bennie Daniels 9-7, Roy Face 0-1, Fred Green 0-0, Bob Porterfield 0-5, Ron Kline 3-2, Don Gross 3-4, Bob Anderson 13-7, Bill Henry 1-0, Don Elston 1-1, Glen Hobbie 6-4, Ed Donnelly 3-2

    Umpires: HP: Ed Sudol 1B: Stan Landes 2B: Tom Gorman 3B: Dusty Boggess


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