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Pittsburgh Pirates 5 Chicago Cubs 3

+ Boxscore: Sun, August 09,1959
1959-08-08 - 1959-08-10
  123 456 789 10  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (53-58)000 001 002 2 591
Chicago Cubs (50-54)010 001 010 0 3111
Date of Game: Sun, August 09,1959
Stadium: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 19,138
Time of Game: 2:38

Feats and Milestones
Billy Williams:1st career hit
Winning Pitcher: Roy Face (14-0)
Losing Pitcher: Don Elston (6-5)

Home Runs: Ernie Banks (29), Jim Marshall (8)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CHA6743.609--46643828W3
CLE6446.5823.053244983L1
SFN6347.5734.050642086W1
LAN6249.5595.550847731L1
MLN5746.5536.546541649W1
BAL5755.50911.0409460-51W1
NYA5555.50012.048345330W4
DET5458.48214.0522523-1W1
CHN5054.48114.0431441-10L2
PIT5358.47714.5460509-49W2
SLN5460.47415.0495552-57L2
CIN5158.46815.554751730L1
KC15158.46815.5480496-16L6
BOS5059.45916.551950514L1
PHI4664.41821.0428508-80W2
WS14468.39324.0452539-87L4
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bob Skinnerlf27.3114
    10011.28053510418
    Dick Groatss28.2785
    13201.2746405420
    Roberto Clementerf24.3565
    12101.2835023251
    Rocky Nelson1b34.2644
    01110.2372892180
    Danny Kravitzc28.2313
    00000.2731252170
    Harry Brightph29.321000000.27043370
    Smoky Burgessph-c32.1641
    00100.3188306360
    Don Hoak3b31.1864
    02010.2866518498
    Bill Mazeroski2b22.3384
    00001.2554405440
    Bill Virdoncf28.0612
    10000.2496115285
    Ted Kluszewskiph34.3331
    00000.27311172150
    Roman Mejiascf29.0001
    11000.2412535211
    Vern Lawp29.1501
    00000.197219160
    Dick Stuartph26.2751
    00000.30914518551
    Roy Facep31.1710
    00000.273258000
    Totals3659534.27310276658-
    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Tony Taylor2b23.2345
    11000.26323321916
    Billy Williamslf21.0555
    02001.1254020
    Jim Marshall1b28.0765
    12100.2441768270
    Ernie Banksss28.1904
    11110.31576229921
    Sammy Taylorc26.1634
    01100.2521677281
    Walt Morynrf33.1194
    01000.2285419260
    Lee Wallsrf26.215000000.2564615260
    Earl Averill3b27.3353
    02001.2351048260
    Alvin Dark3b37.2141
    01000.25212781271
    Bobby Thomsoncf35.2894
    00001.24211238401
    Dave Hillmanp31.3303
    00003.130104010
    Bill Henryp31.299000000.150156020
    Don Elstonp30.1250
    00000.182144010
    Glen Hobbiep23.107000000.13385010
    Art Ceccarellip29.129000000.11858000
    Totals38311316.2528715396-
    Game Stats
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Vern Law29.150-77220423.170.0422220154
    Roy Face31.171W 14-034101202.090.074125613
    Totals10.01132162--
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dave Hillman31.330-84321403.170.042410147
    Bill Henry31.299-01000002.630.014015642
    Don Elston30.125L 6-51.13221003.600.074114413
    Glen Hobbie23.107-01000003.780.01318736
    Art Ceccarelli29.129-0.20001002.510.0276131
    Totals10.0954340--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: Roy Face , Don Elston

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Vern Law 0-0-0, Roy Face 0-0-0, Dave Hillman 0-0-0, Bill Henry 0-0-0, Don Elston 0-0-0, Glen Hobbie 0-0-0, Art Ceccarelli 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Vern Law 27, Roy Face 13, Dave Hillman 30, Bill Henry 1, Don Elston 7, Glen Hobbie 1, Art Ceccarelli 3
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Vern Law 8-8, Roy Face 3-3, Dave Hillman 12-9, Bill Henry 0-0, Don Elston 2-1, Glen Hobbie 0-0, Art Ceccarelli 0-2

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


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