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Pittsburgh Pirates 7 Chicago Cubs 6

+ Boxscore: Mon, August 17,1959
1959-08-16 - 1959-08-18
  123 456 789  R H E
Chicago Cubs (55-56)202 002 000 692
Pittsburgh Pirates (56-59)000 330 10X 761
Date of Game: Mon, August 17,1959
Stadium: Forbes Field
Attendance: 12,815
Time of Game: 2:31

Feats and Milestones
Fred Green:1st career win
Winning Pitcher: Fred Green (1-0)
Losing Pitcher: Bill Henry (7-5)

Home Runs: Ernie Banks (34), Rocky Nelson (3)
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TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CHA7046.603--49546233L2
SFN6750.5733.554446579W1
CLE6750.5733.556849474L3
LAN6554.5466.554052020W1
MLN6050.5457.050845157L1
BAL5858.50012.0421480-59L1
CHN5556.49512.54894845L1
NYA5860.49213.052150120W1
DET5860.49213.05615556W3
PIT5659.48713.5487531-44W3
SLN5764.47115.5522579-57W2
CIN5663.47115.560358122L3
KC15462.46616.0510529-19W2
BOS5462.46616.056454321L1
PHI4969.41522.0474556-82L1
WS14869.41022.5475551-76W1
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    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Tony Taylor2b23.2424
    11001.27224042417
    George Altmancf26.1502
    00010.244917211
    Bobby Thomsonlf-rf35.2974
    32100.24011288421
    Ernie Banksss28.1984
    12302.321769341051
    Art Schult1b31.0581
    00010.289123170
    Jim Marshallph-1b28.0842
    11000.2541838290
    Lee Wallsrf26.2232
    00001.2594676290
    Irv Norenph34.261000000.293989171
    Earl Averillph-lf27.3432
    02100.2391108280
    Don Eaddypr25.182000000.0009000
    Alvin Dark3b37.2224
    00000.25212854351
    Cal Neemanc30.1803
    01001.130205130
    Randy Jacksonph33.1881
    00000.238799190
    Dave Hillmanp31.3382
    00001.125105010
    Bill Henryp31.3071
    00000.136160020
    Totals3269526.2608996663-
    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bob Skinnerlf27.3194
    00000.27454012468
    Dick Groatss28.2862
    31020.2696455420
    Roberto Clementerf24.3643
    22100.3035073301
    Rocky Nelson1b34.2724
    21200.2752933220
    Smoky Burgessc32.1724
    00100.3098356400
    Don Hoak3b31.1943
    01101.2876568548
    Dick Schofield2b24.2224
    01100.215273150
    Bill Virdoncf28.0692
    00022.2486165285
    Bill Mazeroskiph22.3461
    00000.2554435451
    Ron Klinepr27.161000000.167170050
    George Wittp25.2811
    00001.00028000
    Fred Greenp25.3371
    00001.0009000
    Totals2976645.2708225015-
    Game Stats
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dave Hillman31.338-4.13533103.270.042510248
    Bill Henry31.307L 7-53.23211412.700.044416042
    Totals8.0674451--
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Harvey Haddix33.333-35442013.230.0422209185
    George Witt25.281-2.12210406.950.05133125
    Fred Green25.337W 1-03.22000202.250.13990
    Totals9.0965261--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Harvey Haddix (2)
    HB: Dave Hillman (1)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Dave Hillman 0-0-0, Bill Henry 0-0-0, Harvey Haddix 0-0-0, George Witt 0-0-0, Fred Green 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Dave Hillman 21, Bill Henry 14, Harvey Haddix 14, George Witt 9, Fred Green 12
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Dave Hillman 5-8, Bill Henry 2-4, Harvey Haddix 4-3, George Witt 0-3, Fred Green 5-4

    Umpires: HP: Tony Venzon 1B: Jocko Conlan 2B: Augie Donatelli 3B: Ken Burkhart


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