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  W-LStrkGBLdivRklgRkmlbRk123 456 789   R H E
Pittsburgh Pirates 68-64W16.5446000 041 011 793
Philadelphia Phillies 58-80L119.58815200 120 100 6101
Date of Game:  Saturday, September 05, 1959
Stadium:  Shibe Park
Feats and Milestones
  • Bennie Daniels - 1st career save

  • Pittsburgh Pirates Batting Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Bob Skinnerlf27.338501101.27411555712539
    Dick Groatss28.305502000.2801226625460
    Roberto Clementerf25.018511001.299805244371
    Dick Stuart1b26.302423100.3289315722671
    Smoky Burgessc32.191300010.314938519490
        Hank Foilespr-c30.087000000.20646384120
    Don Hoak3b31.213301110.2951256738588
    Bill Mazeroski2b23.000410100.2511084515501
    Bill Virdoncf28.088220010.2581226336347
    Ron Klinep27.180100000.15431175050
        Harry Simpsonph33.276111200.202528753170
        Don Grossp28.067000000.00016130000
        Rocky Nelsonph34.291100000.288813096310
        Fred Greenp25.356000000.0001414000
        Bob Porterfieldp36.026000000.00032268000
        Dick Schofieldph24.241000000.24071288191
        Bennie Danielsp27.080000000.3102836130
    Totals: 3479632.26512296987 

    Philadelphia Phillies Batting Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesPosAgeAB RHBIBBSOAvgS-G#C-G#S-HRS-RBIS-SB
    Richie Ashburncf32.170502000.27513113921209
    Joe Koppess28.321411001.2501071237246
    Ed Bouchee1b26.182322020.28612237414660
    Wally Postrf30.058411111.25010981918750
    Harry Andersonlf27.361410010.25112037814571
    Gene Freese3b25.240411311.26911244818597
    Sparky Anderson2b25.195301100.2141291290323
        Harry Hanebrinkph31.298100000.28248155170
    Carl Sawatskic31.306301100.270582925320
        Jim Bolgerph27.195000010.07539278000
        Joe Lonnettc32.210000000.198351351100
        Dave Philleyph39.112101000.3078411526330
        Solly Drakepr28.317000000.15463121014
    Don Cardwellp23.273300012.0252063000
        Turk Farrellp25.150000000.16735142000
        Bob Bowmanp28.118100000.12754253250
    Totals: 36610675.27812666254 

    Game Stats


    2B:  Gene Freese (13), Harry Simpson (6), Dick Stuart (14)
    3B:  Joe Koppe (6)
    HR:  Dick Stuart (22)
    RBIs:  Sparky Anderson (32), Gene Freese 3 (59), Don Hoak (58), Bill Mazeroski (50), Wally Post (75), Carl Sawatski (32), Harry Simpson 2 (17), Bob Skinner (53), Dick Stuart (67)
    CS: Dick Groat (1)
    SH:  Sparky Anderson (5), Joe Koppe (3), Dick Schofield (2)
    GDP:  Harry Anderson (5), Roberto Clemente (8)

    Pittsburgh Pirates Pitching Stats

    Pittsburgh PiratesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Ron Kline27.18043324104.361.4200029182
    Don Gross28.06722201104.321.3200016133
    Fred Green25.3561.14112103.001.290001414
    Bob Porterfield  (W 1-2)36.0260.20000106.001.8500032275
    Bennie Daniels  (Sv 1)27.08011000105.071.470002837
    Pitching Totals:91063750 000119641

    Philadelphia Phillies Pitching Stats

    Philadelphia PhilliesAgeIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPPitStrBalS-G#C-G#
    Don Cardwell23.2737.17651213.801.280001965
    Turk Farrell  (L 1-6)25.15012112004.911.4500035142
    Bob Bowman28.1180.20000002.250.5000022
    Pitching Totals:9976321 00056209

    Other Game Information


    Wild Pitches:  Don Cardwell; 
    Pitches-Strikes-Balls:  Ron Kline 0-0-0;  Don Gross 0-0-0;  Fred Green 0-0-0;  Bob Porterfield 0-0-0;  Bennie Daniels 0-0-0;  Don Cardwell 0-0-0;  Turk Farrell 0-0-0;  Bob Bowman 0-0-0; 
    Batters Faced:  Ron Kline 19;  Don Gross 10;  Fred Green 10;  Bob Porterfield 2;  Bennie Daniels 4;  Don Cardwell 31;  Turk Farrell 7;  Bob Bowman 1; 
    Time of Game:  2:44    Attendance:  5,993
    Umpires:   Home:   Vinnie Smith  1B  Frank Dascoli  2B  Frank Secory  3B  Hal Dixon 

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