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Chicago Cubs 8 Cincinnati Reds 6

+ Boxscore: Tue, August 25,1959
1959-08-24 - 1959-08-26
  123 456 789  R H E
Chicago Cubs (58-61)210 401 000 8110
Cincinnati Reds (61-65)130 000 110 6102
Date of Game: Tue, August 25,1959
Stadium: Crosley Field
Attendance: 9,418
Time of Game: 3:08

Winning Pitcher: Bill Henry (8-5)
Losing Pitcher: Bob Purkey (9-13)
Save: Don Elston (14)

Home Runs: Jerry Lynch (17), Cal Neeman (2), Irv Noren (2), Jim Pendleton (3)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CHA7649.608--52949336W3
CLE7451.5922.060551788W7
SFN7253.5764.058749889W1
MLN6453.5478.053547164W1
LAN7058.5477.558356419W2
PIT6261.50413.0525557-32L1
BAL6163.49214.5458517-59L1
NYA6265.48815.056655412L3
CHN5861.48715.0521523-2W2
DET6165.48415.5596598-2L2
CIN6165.48415.564860939L1
KC15866.46817.5559578-19W2
BOS5767.46018.559657818L3
SLN5771.44520.5535609-74L7
PHI5375.41424.5510613-103L6
WS15174.40825.0507581-74W1
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    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Tony Taylor2b23.2504
    22001.27824552619
    George Altmancf26.1585
    12100.253967241
    Jim Marshall1b28.0925
    01101.26118810330
    Ernie Banksss28.2062
    01120.314774341062
    Art Schultlf-rf31.0665
    00000.304125290
    Irv Norenrf34.2694
    22101.298993281
    Bobby Thomsonlf35.305000000.24311329451
    Alvin Dark3b37.2304
    00000.24912894351
    Cal Neemanc30.1884
    11201.133208250
    John Buzhardtp23.0081
    00000.08031000
    Bill Henryp31.3152
    22000.200163020
    Don Elstonp30.1411
    00000.222148010
    Totals37811624.2657965392-
    Cincinnati Reds Batting
    CINPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Johnny Temple2b32.0175
    22100.31493465810
    Vada Pinsoncf21.0145
    01001.333145166917
    Gus Bellrf30.2835
    02200.287122218922
    Frank Robinson1b23.3605
    02003.3195663010612
    Jerry Lynchlf29.0393
    11110.28143517551
    Ed Baileyc28.1323
    00011.26054110301
    Willie Jones3b34.0094
    00001.26412809400
    Eddie Kaskoss27.0593
    11000.2403242161
    John Powersph30.0480
    00010.289123240
    Bobby Henrichss20.244000000.00044000
    Bob Purkeyp30.0420
    10010.178132160
    Willard Schmidtp31.088000000.091176000
    Pete Whisenantph29.2541
    00001.2663405110
    Jim Brosnanp29.305000000.120153000
    Jim Pendletonph35.2311
    11100.255279373
    Tom Ackerp29.171000000.111147000
    Whitey Lockmanph33.0311
    00000.2461174070
    Orlando Penap25.281000000.11546030
    Totals36610547.28511998061-
    Game Stats
    2B: George Altman (10), Ernie Banks (21), Gus Bell (19)
    HR: Cal Neeman (2), Irv Noren (2), Jerry Lynch (17), Jim Pendleton (3)
    RBI: George Altman (24), Ernie Banks (106), Jim Marshall (33), Cal Neeman (5), Irv Noren (8), Gus Bell (92), Jerry Lynch (55), Jim Pendleton (7), Johnny Temple (58)
    SB: Frank Robinson (12)
    SH: Tony Taylor (4)
    SF: Ernie Banks (7)
    IBB: Ernie Banks (17)
    GDP: Art Schult (2), Gus Bell (9)
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    John Buzhardt23.008-1.15442004.300.08253111
    Bill Henry31.315W 8-55.14110412.520.044716342
    Don Elston30.141SV 142.11112313.300.044514813
    Totals9.01066472--
    Cincinnati Reds Pitching
    CINAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bob Purkey30.042L 9-133.18660124.830.052714391
    Willard Schmidt31.088-0.22111004.200.053118251
    Jim Brosnan29.305-31100204.070.013715442
    Tom Acker29.171-10000103.720.003214823
    Orlando Pena25.281-10001004.700.0138476
    Totals9.01187242--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Willard Schmidt (2)
    IBB: Willard Schmidt

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: John Buzhardt 0-0-0, Bill Henry 0-0-0, Don Elston 0-0-0, Bob Purkey 0-0-0, Willard Schmidt 0-0-0, Jim Brosnan 0-0-0, Tom Acker 0-0-0, Orlando Pena 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: John Buzhardt 10, Bill Henry 20, Don Elston 10, Bob Purkey 18, Willard Schmidt 5, Jim Brosnan 11, Tom Acker 3, Orlando Pena 4
    Groundballs-Flyballs: John Buzhardt 2-1, Bill Henry 6-6, Don Elston 1-3, Bob Purkey 5-4, Willard Schmidt 1-1, Jim Brosnan 3-5, Tom Acker 1-1, Orlando Pena 1-2

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


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