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Pittsburgh Pirates 6 San Francisco Giants 0

+ Boxscore: Mon, August 24,1959
1959-08-23 - 1959-08-25
  123 456 789  R H E
San Francisco Giants (71-53)000 000 000 0120
Pittsburgh Pirates (62-60)012 110 10X 6131
Date of Game: Mon, August 24,1959
Stadium: Forbes Field
Attendance: 23,617
Time of Game: 2:47

Feats and Milestones
Rocky Nelson:2 home runs
Bob Friend:Complete game/Shutout
Winning Pitcher: Bob Friend (5-14)
Losing Pitcher: Sam Jones (13-11)

Home Runs: Rocky Nelson 2 (5)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CHA7549.605--52448935W2
CLE7351.5892.059951485W6
SFN7153.5734.057549382L1
LAN6958.5437.557856216W1
MLN6353.5438.053247062L1
PIT6260.50812.0520545-25W4
BAL6162.49613.5453511-58W1
NYA6264.49214.056354815L2
DET6164.48814.55955950L1
CIN6164.48814.564260141W3
CHN5761.48315.0513517-4W1
KC15766.46317.5553573-20W1
BOS5766.46317.559257319L2
SLN5770.44919.5534606-72L6
PHI5374.41723.5508608-100L5
WS15074.40325.0504580-76L1
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    San Francisco Giants Batting
    SFNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Jackie Brandt3b25.1184
    02010.27922910439
    Willie Mayscf28.1105
    02000.301944207125
    Willie McCovey1b21.2265
    01003.364206192
    Orlando Cepedalf21.3414
    01000.316258207020
    Willie Kirklandrf25.1884
    01001.26821517574
    Daryl Spencer2b30.0424
    01002.2746358524
    Hobie Landrithc29.1614
    02001.2464732210
    Jose Paganpr24.111000000.3339010
    Eddie Bressoudss27.1144
    01001.2632206170
    Sam Jonesp33.2531
    00000.123162050
    Mike McCormickp20.329000000.12594020
    Dusty Rhodesph32.1031
    01000.290495060
    Johnny Antonellipr29.134000000.145251170
    Eddie Fisherp23.039000000.00013000
    Leon Wagnerph25.1031
    00000.2521385190
    Bud Byerlyp38.302000000--154000
    Felipe Alouph24.1041
    00000.2761419254
    Totals38012018.2749934451-
    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bob Skinnerlf27.3264
    00001.26454712489
    Dick Groatss28.2934
    13100.2816525460
    Roberto Clementerf25.0064
    01001.3125143311
    Rocky Nelson1b34.2794
    33300.3073005280
    Smoky Burgessc32.1794
    02000.3158426430
    Don Hoak3b31.2014
    11000.2856638568
    Dick Schofield2b24.2294
    01001.229279161
    Bill Virdoncf28.0763
    12110.2606236337
    Bob Friendp28.2734
    00002.170256040
    Totals35613515.2807574676-
    Game Stats
    2B: Don Hoak (18)
    3B: Dick Groat (7)
    HR: Rocky Nelson (5)
    RBI: Dick Groat (46), Rocky Nelson (28), Bill Virdon (33)
    SB: Bill Virdon (7)
    GDP: Willie Mays (10), Don Hoak (18)
    San Francisco Giants Pitching
    SFNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Sam Jones33.253L 13-1138330213.240.0435173145
    Mike McCormick20.329-12110203.980.013410057
    Eddie Fisher23.039-22110106.690.0613135
    Bud Byerly38.302-21111012.000.2281542
    Totals8.01366152--
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bob Friend28.273W 5-14912001804.420.0826265207
    Totals9.01200180--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Sam Jones (3)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Sam Jones 0-0-0, Mike McCormick 0-0-0, Eddie Fisher 0-0-0, Bud Byerly 0-0-0, Bob Friend 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Sam Jones 16, Mike McCormick 5, Eddie Fisher 7, Bud Byerly 8, Bob Friend 39
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Sam Jones 4-2, Mike McCormick 0-2, Eddie Fisher 2-2, Bud Byerly 4-2, Bob Friend 10-8

    Umpires: HP: Shag Crawford 1B: Vic Delmore 2B: Al Barlick 3B: Vinnie Smith


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