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Chicago Cubs 4 Pittsburgh Pirates 2

+ Boxscore: Wed, September 16,1959
1959-09-15 - 1959-09-17
  123 456 789  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (71-71)000 002 000 290
Chicago Cubs (67-72)001 000 012 4100
Date of Game: Wed, September 16,1959
Stadium: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 1,366
Time of Game: 2:08

Feats and Milestones
Ben Johnson:1st career RBI
Winning Pitcher: Don Elston (8-6)
Losing Pitcher: Bob Friend (6-16)

Home Runs: Sammy Taylor (10)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CHA9158.611--63357162L1
CLE8462.5755.569060783L2
SFN8164.5598.0661560101L1
MLN7661.5559.063254488W1
LAN7966.54510.064862622L1
NYA7473.50316.065261636W1
PIT7171.50016.5593625-32L1
DET7274.49317.5686689-3W1
BAL7275.49018.0528592-64L1
CIN7275.49018.073870137W1
CHN6772.48219.0596614-18W1
BOS6976.47620.068366419W3
SLN6679.45523.0598675-77W1
KC16282.43126.5630692-62W1
PHI6185.41828.5566687-121L3
WS16185.41828.5588659-71L1
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bob Skinnerlf27.3492
    01020.28056513569
    Dick Groatss28.3164
    11000.2806705480
    Roberto Clementerf25.0294
    13000.2995324401
    Dick Stuart1b26.3134
    01100.31516524701
    Smoky Burgessc32.2022
    00101.3128569510
    Hank Foilesc30.0981
    00000.216389230
    Don Hoak3b31.2244
    02000.2906818599
    Bill Mazeroski2b23.0114
    00001.2404596521
    Bill Virdoncf28.0993
    01001.2526396347
    Bob Friendp28.2963
    00001.172260070
    Totals3129224.2789975216-
    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Tony Taylor2b23.2724
    00001.27526552821
    George Altmancf26.1804
    00001.2451158331
    Jim Marshall1b28.1144
    11001.25720010360
    Ernie Banksss28.2284
    03100.304794381252
    Walt Morynlf33.1574
    00000.24756413420
    Irv Norenrf34.2914
    02001.32310073152
    Lou Jacksonpr24.052010000.33327010
    Sammy Taylorc26.2013
    22210.26418910391
    Randy Jackson3b33.2183
    02000.2578041100
    Ben Johnsonp28.1231
    00100.0003010
    Bill Henryp31.337000000.214171020
    Dale Longph33.2221
    00000.25059113340
    Don Elstonp30.163000000.222158010
    Totals32410414.2689774888-
    Game Stats
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bob Friend28.296L 6-16810441414.100.0530269211
    Totals8.01044141--
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ben Johnson28.123-5.18221102.250.56332
    Bill Henry31.337-1.20000202.720.005517142
    Don Elston30.163W 8-621001103.320.025515813
    Totals9.0922240--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Bob Friend 0-0-0, Ben Johnson 0-0-0, Bill Henry 0-0-0, Don Elston 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Bob Friend 34, Ben Johnson 22, Bill Henry 5, Don Elston 7
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Bob Friend 8-12, Ben Johnson 6-6, Bill Henry 0-3, Don Elston 1-3

    Umpires: HP: Ken Burkhart 1B: Tony Venzon 2B: Ed Sudol 3B: Stan Landes


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