The Philadelphia Phillies were decisively beaten by the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5 to 1, on August 15, 1956.

1956 Philadelphia Phillies

Final

PIT

Pirates

49-63

5

1

0

0

2

0

0

3

0

0

4

0

0

5

0

1

6

0

0

7

0

0

8

4

0

9

1

0

R

5

1

H

12

5

E

0

0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Bill Virdon CF 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dick Groat SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Bob Skinner 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1
Lee Walls LF 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Frank Thomas 3B 3 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Roberto Clemente RF 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Bill Mazeroski 2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Hank Foiles C 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Ron Kline P 4 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1
Totals 35 5 12 4 0 5 3 1 0 13

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Ron Kline (W) 9.0 5 1 1 2 5 0
Totals 9.0 5 1 1 2 5 0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Richie Ashburn CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Granny Hamner SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Marv Blaylock 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Stan Lopata C 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
Elmer Valo RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Willie Jones 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Jim Greengrass LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Ted Kazanski 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Jack Meyer P 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Bob Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Frank Baumholtz PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ben Flowers P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 30 1 5 1 0 2 5 0 1 7

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Jack Meyer (L) 7.2 10 4 4 4 3 0
Bob Miller 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0
Ben Flowers 1.0 1 1 1 1 0 0
Totals 9.0 12 5 5 5 3 0

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