The Pittsburgh Pirates couldn't pull it off against the New York Giants, 7 to 6, on July 1, 1956.

1956 Pittsburgh Pirates

Final

NYG

Giants

28-38

7

PIT

Pirates

32-35

6

1

1

2

2

1

0

3

0

0

4

0

0

5

1

4

6

0

0

7

1

0

8

3

0

9

0

0

R

7

6

H

12

8

E

5

1

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Eddie Bressoud SS 5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Bill White 1B,RF 3 3 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 2
Willie Mays CF 3 0 2 4 0 2 0 1 0 3
Dusty Rhodes LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
Hoyt Wilhelm P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marv Grissom P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bob Lennon RF 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Bobby Hofman PH,1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Foster Castleman 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Daryl Spencer 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Wes Westrum C 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Don Mueller PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bill Sarni C 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dick Littlefield P 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
Steve Ridzik P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
George Wilson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Windy McCall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Red Schoendienst PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jackie Brandt LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 35 7 12 7 0 8 2 2 0 16

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Dick Littlefield 4.0 4 4 3 3 3 2
Steve Ridzik 1.0 2 2 1 0 0 0
Windy McCall (W) 2.0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Hoyt Wilhelm 1.0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Marv Grissom (S) 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 9.0 8 6 4 3 6 2

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Spook Jacobs 2B 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1
Bob Friend P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dale Long PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Eddie O'Brien PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dick Cole 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bill Virdon PH,CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Lee Walls CF,LF 5 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 5
Frank Thomas LF,3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Roberto Clemente RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
Dick Groat SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Hank Foiles C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bob Skinner 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Jack Shepard 1B,C 4 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 4
Laurin Pepper P 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Roy Face P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Red Munger P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Luis Arroyo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Johnny O'Brien 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 36 6 8 5 2 3 6 0 1 14

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Laurin Pepper 5.0 6 3 2 4 1 0
Roy Face 1.1 1 1 1 4 0 0
Red Munger 1.1 2 2 2 0 0 0
Luis Arroyo (L) 0.1 2 1 1 0 1 0
Bob Friend 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 9.0 12 7 6 8 2 0

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