Monday, October 21, 2019

Jones, New York Prevail in Pitchers' Duel





April 20, 1951

New York right-hander Sheldon Jones pitched his team to a shutout win, 1-0, over the Brooklyn Dodgers. New York, now 2-3, is off to a slow start. Jones, the New York right-hander, went 8 innings, allowing no earned runs on 5 hits. He collected 7 strikeouts.

Al Dark took Don Newcombe deep in the 8th inning for the game's only run

"We'll relax tonight and enjoy this win," said Jones.


MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
BROOKLYN DODGERS AT NEW YORK GIANTS
GAME ID: 24 - FRIDAY, APRIL 20TH, 1951 - GAME LOG
 123456789RHE
Brooklyn Dodgers (2-1)000000000051
New York Giants (2-3)00000001X151

BROOKLYN BATTING LINESCORENEW YORK BATTING LINESCORE
PlayerABRHRBIBBKLOBAVGHRRBI
D. Thompson LF4010001.09101
   c-C. Abrams PH1000002.00000
C. Furillo RF3010113.27300
D. Snider CF3000111.00000
J. Robinson 2B4020003.30000
G. Hodges 1B4000025.00000
R. Campanella C4000024.00000
P. Reese SS4000001.33311
R. Bridges 3B2010100.50003
   a-B. Cox PH0000100.00000
D. Newcombe P3000012.00000
   b-T. Brown PH0000100.00000
Totals320505722   
a - B. Cox pinch hit for R. Bridges in the 9th
b - T. Brown pinch hit for D. Newcombe in the 9th
c - C. Abrams pinch hit for D. Thompson in the 9th

BATTING
Doubles: J. Robinson (1, 2nd Inning off S. Jones, 0 on, 0 outs) C. Furillo (1, 8th Inning off S. Jones, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: D. Thompson , J. Robinson 3 , C. Furillo 2 , R. Bridges
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: P. Reese , G. Hodges , C. Furillo , R. Campanella
GIDP: C. Abrams
Team LOB: 9

FIELDING
Errors: G. Hodges (1)
Double Plays: 1 (Robinson-Reese-Hodges)
PlayerABRHRBIBBKLOBAVGHRRBI
E. Stanky 2B3000111.10502
W. Lockman LF4020000.45513
H. Thompson 3B4000003.06712
M. Irvin 1B3000011.35002
B. Thomson CF3010001.15002
D. Mueller RF3010001.14300
A. Dark SS3111001.33311
W. Westrum C2000110.18813
S. Jones P2000010.00000
   a-E. Rapp PH1000000.00000
   M. Kennedy P0000000.00000
Totals28151248   
a - E. Rapp pinch hit for S. Jones in the 8th

BATTING
Doubles: W. Lockman (2, 4th Inning off D. Newcombe, 0 on, 0 outs)
Home Runs: A. Dark (1, 8th Inning off D. Newcombe, 0 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: A. Dark 4 , B. Thomson , W. Lockman 3 , D. Mueller
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: B. Thomson , H. Thompson
GIDP: E. Stanky
Team LOB: 4

FIELDING
Errors: S. Jones (1)
Double Plays: 1 (Stanky-Dark-Irvin)
BROOKLYN PITCHING LINESCORENEW YORK PITCHING LINESCORE
PlayerIPHRERBBKHRPIPSERA   
D. Newcombe L (0-1)8.051124197641.13   
PITCHING
Game Score: D. Newcombe 70
Batters Faced: D. Newcombe 30
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: D. Newcombe 10-9
Pitches - Strikes: D. Newcombe 97-64
PlayerIPHRERBBKHRPIPSERA   
S. Jones W (1-0)8.0500370108720.00   
M. Kennedy SV (1)1.000020020110.00   
PITCHING
Game Score: S. Jones 76
Batters Faced: S. Jones 33, M. Kennedy 4
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: S. Jones 8-9, M. Kennedy 2-0
Pitches - Strikes: S. Jones 108-72, M. Kennedy 20-11
WP: S. Jones
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Sheldon Jones
Ballpark: Polo Grounds IV
Weather: Clear skies (57 degrees), wind blowing out to right at 23 mph
Start Time: 2:05 PM EST
Time: 2:14
Attendance: 16198

AL STANDINGS
WLPCTGB
Cleveland Indians301.000-
Chicago White Sox301.000-
New York Yankees31.750.5
Philadelphia Athletics21.6671.0
Boston Red Sox12.3332.0
Washington Senators13.2502.5
Detroit Tigers03.0003.0
St. Louis Browns03.0003.0
NL STANDINGS
WLPCTGB
St. Louis Cardinals201.000-
Boston Braves41.800-0.5
Cincinnati Reds21.667.5
Brooklyn Dodgers21.667.5
New York Giants23.4001.5
Chicago Cubs12.3331.5
Pittsburgh Pirates02.0002.0
Philadelphia Phillies03.0002.5
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - AL
Away TeamHome TeamResultTimeWinning PitcherLosing Pitcher
PhiladelphiaBoston4-82:05 PM ESTM.Parnell (1-0, 4.00 ERA)A.Kellner (0-1, 13.50 ERA)
DetroitChicago3-42:05 PM ESTR.Gumpert (1-0, 3.38 ERA)T.Gray (0-1, 4.50 ERA)
St. LouisCleveland2-62:05 PM ESTB.Feller (1-0, 2.00 ERA)D.Starr (0-1, 3.86 ERA)
New YorkWashington10-512:35 PM ESTE.Lopat (2-0, 3.60 ERA)J.Moreno (0-1, 10.80 ERA)
New YorkWashington8-128:35 PM ESTA.Brown (1-1, 8.10 ERA)J.Ostrowski (0-1, 10.13 ERA)
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - NL
Away TeamHome TeamResultTimeWinning PitcherLosing Pitcher
BrooklynNew York0-12:05 PM ESTS.Jones (1-0, 0.00 ERA)D.Newcombe (0-1, 1.13 ERA)
BostonPhiladelphia3-12:05 PM ESTM.Surkont (1-0, 1.00 ERA)K.Heintzelman (0-1, 2.57 ERA)
ChicagoSt. Louis5-97:35 PM ESTT.Wilks (2-0, 0.00 ERA)B.Kelly (0-1, 0.00 ERA)

1 comment:

  1. Tough loss for Don Newcombe for sure. Looks like an interesting replay and will follow. Have fun!

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