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Cincinnati Reds 8 Pittsburgh Pirates 5

+ Boxscore: Fri, May 29,1959
1959-05-28 - 1959-05-30
  123 456 789  R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates (22-23)022 001 000 590
Cincinnati Reds (21-22)201 040 01X 8100
Date of Game: Fri, May 29,1959
Stadium: Crosley Field
Attendance: 18,958
Time of Game: 2:29

Feats and Milestones
Joe Christopher:1st career game
Vada Pinson:2 home runs
Frank Robinson:2 home runs
Bob Skinner:2 home runs
Winning Pitcher: Bob Mabe (3-1)
Losing Pitcher: Ron Kline (4-3)
Save: Tom Acker (1)

Home Runs: Vada Pinson 2 (7), Frank Robinson 2 (13), Bob Skinner 2 (7)
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NL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
MLN2615.634--20016238W1
CLE2415.6151.019814256L2
CHA2417.5852.01941877L1
BAL2419.5583.0156184-28L1
SFN2419.5583.020516441L1
CHN2321.5234.52001964W2
LAN2323.5005.5223237-14L2
PIT2223.4896.0184218-34L1
CIN2122.4886.02252241W1
WS12123.4776.520519312W1
KC11820.4746.518917910W1
DET1822.4507.5189217-28W4
SLN1924.4428.02061988W1
BOS1723.4258.5190200-10L1
NYA1623.4109.0153172-19W1
PHI1627.37211.0188232-44L1
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    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Joe Christopherrf23.1685
    00003.0001000
    Bill Virdoncf27.3553
    11020.2815512122
    Smoky Burgessc32.0925
    12000.3747932170
    Ted Kluszewski1b34.2615
    13200.39610852110
    Bob Skinnerlf27.2394
    22310.2584767163
    Bill Mazeroski2b22.2663
    01011.2483855190
    Don Hoak3b31.1144
    00002.2525892133
    Dick Groatss28.2064
    00000.2465783160
    Ron Klinep27.0812
    00000.105153010
    Don Williamsp27.258000000.5005000
    Rocky Nelsonph34.1920
    00010.182256180
    Bob Smithp28.117000000.00075000
    Dick Schofieldph24.1421
    00000.280241120
    Ron Blackburnp24.036000000.00049000
    Totals3659556.2723435237-
    Cincinnati Reds Batting
    CINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Johnny Temple2b31.2953
    21010.3098592174
    Vada Pinsoncf20.2914
    33300.331657325
    Jerry Lynchlf28.3163
    12000.2943717241
    Walt Dropo1b36.119000000.1251065110
    Frank Robinson1b-lf23.2723
    22310.28948813406
    Gus Bellrf30.1954
    01200.27511447260
    Frank Thomas3b29.3524
    01000.2567613160
    Eddie Kasko3b26.336000000.267258020
    Ed Baileyc28.0443
    00010.2844793100
    Roy McMillanss29.3164
    00001.25911184130
    Brooks Lawrencep34.1191
    00000.167204030
    Bob Mabep29.2332
    00001.00042000
    Tom Ackerp29.0831
    00000.143126000
    Totals32810832.2813506980-
    Game Stats
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ron Kline27.081L 4-34.16662223.450.139162122
    Don Williams27.258-0.22110017.500.33350
    Bob Smith28.117-20000002.350.0014758
    Ron Blackburn24.036-12111012.700.1512492
    Totals8.01088324--
    Cincinnati Reds Pitching
    CINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Brooks Lawrence34.119-2.25442316.560.159216115
    Bob Mabe29.233W 3-13.12112213.120.15144514
    Tom Acker29.083SV 132001103.000.111112723
    Totals9.0955562--
    Other Game Information
    IBB: Ron Blackburn , Brooks Lawrence

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Ron Kline 0-0-0, Don Williams 0-0-0, Bob Smith 0-0-0, Ron Blackburn 0-0-0, Brooks Lawrence 0-0-0, Bob Mabe 0-0-0, Tom Acker 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Ron Kline 21, Don Williams 3, Bob Smith 6, Ron Blackburn 6, Brooks Lawrence 15, Bob Mabe 14, Tom Acker 12
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Ron Kline 6-5, Don Williams 0-1, Bob Smith 4-2, Ron Blackburn 1-2, Brooks Lawrence 3-2, Bob Mabe 5-3, Tom Acker 2-6

    Umpires: HP: Hal Dixon 1B: Vinnie Smith 2B: Frank Dascoli 3B: Frank Secory


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