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Pittsburgh Pirates 7 Houston Astros 6

+ Boxscore: Fri, August 09,1963
1963-08-08 - 1963-08-10
  123 456 789 101112  R H E
Houston Astros (45-71)003 020 010 00X 6100
Pittsburgh Pirates (55-56)201 000 300 01X 7124
Date of Game: Fri, August 09,1963
Stadium: Forbes Field
Attendance: 9,420
Time of Game: 3:10

Winning Pitcher: Al McBean (11-3)
Losing Pitcher: Dick Drott (2-9)

Home Runs: Bill Virdon (5)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
NYA7240.643--514406108W4
LAN6846.5965.044539352L2
CHA6449.5668.546737295L1
SFN6450.5619.048142061W1
MIN6350.5589.5541411130W4
SLN6352.54810.553747661L3
BAL6453.54710.546644323W1
CIN6355.53412.048143348W2
CHN5953.52713.041738136L1
PHI6056.51714.045741839L2
MLN5856.50915.047542550W1
PIT5556.49516.54003946W1
CLE5660.48318.0450521-71L1
BOS5458.48218.0474484-10L7
KC15161.45521.0446486-40W1
DET5061.45021.5477514-37W1
HOU4571.38829.0321476-155L1
WS24173.36032.0397544-147L4
NYN3777.32536.0359557-198W3
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    Houston Astros Batting
    HOUPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Al Spanglercf-lf30.0326
    12000.2694002224
    Pete Runnels2b35.1944
    11110.23017301172
    Ernie Faziopr-2b21.1961
    00000.17684123
    Bob Aspromonte3b25.0516
    12302.1963114323
    Hal Smithc32.2456
    11001.240813010
    Rusty Staub1b19.1303
    01030.2121044300
    Carl Warwickrf26.1635
    00002.2473255342
    Jimmy Wynnlf-ss21.1504
    10011.262292132
    Bob Lillisss33.0683
    00000.1854311123
    Howie Gossph-cf28.2812
    00001.2131889354
    Bob Brucep30.0833
    13000.137104010
    Don McMahonp33.217000000.091298000
    John Batemanph23.0191
    00001.206887380
    Jim Umbrichtp32.326000000.00076000
    Dick Drottp27.0391
    00001.118154000
    Totals45610459.21710025135-
    Pittsburgh Pirates Batting
    PITPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Bob Bailey3b20.3005
    12010.2391238356
    Bill Virdoncf32.0616
    22100.25911605360
    Roberto Clementerf28.3565
    23210.331107410568
    Jerry Lynchlf33.0233
    00011.2428328270
    Al McBeanp25.0861
    00001.17999120
    Bill Mazeroski2b26.3385
    02300.25710217392
    Donn Clendenon1b28.0254
    00002.274195124213
    Jim Pagliaronic25.2443
    00012.2522988200
    Ron Brandpr-c23.2091
    00000.24329110
    Johnny Loganss36.1393
    01011.2241316080
    Earl Francisp28.0262
    00002.21183000
    Bob Vealep27.286000000.00037000
    Roy Facep35.171000000.143499000
    Manny Motaph-lf25.1723
    22000.31168030
    Totals41712659.2648656834-
    Game Stats
    Houston Astros Pitching
    HOUAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Bob Bruce30.083-6.28663713.500.072710973
    Don McMahon33.217-0.11000003.940.02392982
    Jim Umbricht32.326-0.10001003.380.0223767
    Dick Drott27.039L 2-933111203.430.051916496
    Totals10.31277591--
    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching
    PITAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Earl Francis28.026-45543305.460.13198549
    Bob Veale27.286-0.20002100.720.0825366
    Roy Face35.171-2.11000002.940.023649713
    Al McBean25.086W 11-344100502.110.04379636
    Totals11.01064590--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Bob Bruce (8), Bob Veale (5)
    HB: Bob Bruce (7)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Bob Bruce 0-0-0, Don McMahon 0-0-0, Jim Umbricht 0-0-0, Dick Drott 0-0-0, Earl Francis 0-0-0, Bob Veale 0-0-0, Roy Face 0-0-0, Al McBean 0-0-0
    Total Batters Faced: Bob Bruce 31, Don McMahon 2, Jim Umbricht 2, Dick Drott 13, Earl Francis 21, Bob Veale 4, Roy Face 8, Al McBean 17
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Bob Bruce 7-5, Don McMahon 0-1, Jim Umbricht 1-0, Dick Drott 4-3, Earl Francis 6-5, Bob Veale 1-0, Roy Face 6-1, Al McBean 4-4

    Umpires: HP: Chris Pelekoudas 1B: Frank Walsh 2B: Ken Burkhart 3B: Jocko Conlan


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