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Pittsburgh Pirates 9 Philadelphia Phillies 0

+ Boxscore: Fri, August 28,1959
1959-08-27 - 1959-08-29
  123 456 789  R H E
Philadelphia Phillies (55-76)000 000 000 051
Pittsburgh Pirates (64-61)201 501 00X 9101
Date of Game: Fri, August 28,1959
Stadium: Forbes Field
Attendance: 20,926
Time of Game: 2:26

Feats and Milestones
Smoky Burgess:4 hits
Ed Keegan:1st career game
Bob Bowman:1st career game
Vern Law:Complete game/Shutout
Winning Pitcher: Vern Law (14-5)
Losing Pitcher: Ed Keegan (0-2)

Home Runs: Smoky Burgess (7), Roberto Clemente (4), Rocky Nelson (6)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
CHA7850.609--54750443W2
CLE7552.5912.561352885L1
SFN7356.5665.559951287W1
LAN7059.5438.558356914L1
MLN6555.5429.055048466W1
PIT6461.51212.5539561-22W2
DET6365.49215.06056050W2
BAL6264.49215.0468526-58L1
NYA6366.48815.557455915W1
CHN5963.48416.0533542-9L2
CIN6267.48116.566062139L1
BOS5968.46518.561059317W1
KC15868.46019.0567590-23L2
SLN6071.45819.5548617-69W3
PHI5576.42024.5519625-106L1
WS15176.40226.5509588-79L2
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    Philadelphia Phillies Batting
    PHIPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Richie Ashburncf32.1624
    00001.27713871209
    Joe Koppess28.3134
    00001.2641187246
    Ed Bouchee1b26.1744
    00001.28036913640
    Wally Postrf30.0503
    03000.25481517730
    Harry Andersonlf27.3533
    01000.25137314551
    Gene Freese3b25.2323
    00001.27044317547
    Sparky Anderson2b25.1873
    01000.2061240293
    Joe Lonnettc32.2021
    00000.1951331100
    Carl Sawatskic31.2982
    00002.2772905310
    Ed Keeganp20.0511
    00001.0001000
    Jack Meyerp27.158000000.083183000
    Harry Hanebrinkph31.2901
    00000.286154170
    Bob Bowmanp28.1101
    00000.128252250
    Totals3005007.25410264642-
    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bob Skinnerlf27.3305
    00001.26555012489
    Dick Groatss28.2973
    10021.2816555460
    Roberto Clementerf25.0105
    11101.3125174341
    Rocky Nelson1b34.2834
    32111.3013036300
    Smoky Burgessc32.1835
    24200.3208447460
    Don Hoak3b31.2054
    11010.2846668568
    Dick Schofield2b24.2332
    11220.238282181
    Bill Virdoncf28.0801
    00030.2596266337
    Vern Lawp29.1694
    01200.186222180
    Totals33910894.2807834665-
    Game Stats
    Philadelphia Phillies Pitching
    PHIAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ed Keegan20.051L 0-23.288862227.003.50222
    Jack Meyer27.158-1.11002204.040.044018420
    Bob Bowman28.110-31111013.000.67110
    Totals8.01099943--
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Vern Law29.169W 14-595000702.970.0325223157
    Totals9.0500070--
    Other Game Information

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Ed Keegan 0-0-0, Jack Meyer 0-0-0, Bob Bowman 0-0-0, Vern Law 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Ed Keegan 25, Jack Meyer 6, Bob Bowman 11, Vern Law 30
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Ed Keegan 4-5, Jack Meyer 0-1, Bob Bowman 3-6, Vern Law 10-9

    Umpires: HP: Bill Jackowski 1B: Shag Crawford 2B: Vic Delmore 3B: Al Barlick


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