The Cincinnati Reds couldn't pull it off against the Pittsburgh Pirates, 5 to 4, on September 13, 1953.

1953 Cincinnati Reds

Final

PIT

Pirates

46-98

5

CIN

Reds

62-81

4

1

0

2

2

1

1

3

2

0

4

0

0

5

0

0

6

0

0

7

2

0

8

0

1

9

0

0

R

5

4

H

11

7

E

0

2

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Dick Smith SS 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Brandy Davis LF 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Danny O'Connell 3B 4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Frank Thomas CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Eddie Pellagrini 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Carlos Bernier RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
Pete Naton C 2 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 1
Preston Ward 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Paul LaPalme P 4 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Totals 35 5 11 5 0 2 3 0 2 15

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Paul LaPalme (W) 9.0 7 4 4 4 3 0
Totals 9.0 7 4 4 4 3 0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Bobby Adams 3B 3 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1
Roy McMillan SS 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Gus Bell CF 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jim Greengrass LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Joe Szekely RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Andy Seminick C 3 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
Johnny Temple PR,2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rocky Bridges 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Willard Marshall PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Hobie Landrith C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ken Raffensberger P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bob Kelly P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Bob Borkowski PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Bud Podbielan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Grady Hatton PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 34 4 7 4 0 4 3 0 0 11

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Ken Raffensberger (L) 6.1 9 5 3 2 1 0
Bob Kelly 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Bud Podbielan 2.0 1 0 0 0 2 0
Totals 9.0 11 5 3 2 3 0

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