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Pittsburgh Pirates 4 Houston Astros 0

+ Boxscore: Thu, August 23,1962
1962-08-22 - 1962-08-24
  123 456 789  R H E
Houston Astros (20-39)000 000 000 040
Pittsburgh Pirates (64-49)002 100 01X 470
Date of Game: Thu, August 23,1962
Stadium: Forbes Field
Attendance: 10,742
Time of Game: 1:52

Feats and Milestones
Vern Law:Complete game/Shutout
Winning Pitcher: Vern Law (10-6)
Losing Pitcher: Ken Johnson (6-14)

Home Runs: Bill Virdon (4)
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NL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
LAN7743.642--617496121W1
SFN7447.6123.5654526128W1
NYA6743.6095.053744493L1
CIN7247.6054.561353479W4
PIT6449.5669.550946247W2
MIN6452.55211.056152635L3
SLN6553.55111.060250399L3
MLN6050.54512.051045159W5
CHA6054.52614.050246141W1
BAL5654.50916.045644511L1
CLE5359.47320.0469517-48L1
KC12429.45333.5242271-29W5
PHI5669.44823.5569640-71L1
BOS5062.44623.0478543-65L3
WS24668.40428.0438485-47W2
DET2237.37330.5218247-29W1
CHN4373.37132.0476639-163L3
HOU2039.33930.5245287-42L6
NYN3192.25247.5489746-257L1
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Carl Warwickrf25.1774
    00001.26018413544
    Al Spanglerlf29.0464
    01000.2972774275
    Johnny Temple2b35.0153
    01010.26412681197
    Norm Larker1b31.2394
    01000.2645438501
    Bob Aspromonte3b24.0653
    00001.26918511474
    Al Heistcf34.3233
    01000.231164010
    Hal Smithc31.2593
    00001.2197768240
    J.C. Hartmanss28.1303
    00000.23328020
    Ken Johnsonp29.0682
    00001.08990020
    Billy Goodmanph36.1541
    00001.2551326080
    Russ Kemmererp30.296000000.333267000
    Totals3004015.2597875108-
    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bill Virdoncf31.0754
    12200.24810334402
    Dick Groatss31.2924
    02101.30410871482
    Bob Skinnerlf30.3253
    10012.32095317647
    Smoky Burgessc35.1783
    00000.340115612530
    Roberto Clementerf28.0053
    00000.3149469665
    Donn Clendenon1b27.0393
    01101.2745831511
    Don Hoak3b34.2003
    00001.24110875453
    Bill Mazeroski2b25.3523
    01000.26689412630
    Vern Lawp32.1643
    21000.293289040
    Totals2947415.2888607503-
    Game Stats
    HR: Bill Virdon (4)
    RBI: Donn Clendenon (15), Dick Groat (48), Bill Virdon (40)
    SB: Al Spangler (5)
    GDP: Al Heist (3), Dick Groat (10)
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Ken Johnson29.068L 6-1475331413.920.04279445
    Russ Kemmerer30.296-12110103.650.0344272109
    Totals8.0744151--
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Vern Law32.164W 10-694001503.360.0419293225
    Totals9.0400150--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Ken Johnson (5)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Ken Johnson 0-0-0, Russ Kemmerer 0-0-0, Vern Law 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Ken Johnson 25, Russ Kemmerer 5, Vern Law 31
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Ken Johnson 11-4, Russ Kemmerer 2-0, Vern Law 8-13

    Umpires: HP: Ken Burkhart 1B: Frank Walsh 2B: Lee Weyer 3B: Jocko Conlan


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