New York Giants vs. St. Louis Cardinals August 21 1957 Polo Grounds Program

This game from 1957 which featured the last season of the Giants in New York saw the "Jints" win 13 to 6 over the St. Louis Cardinals with Willie Mays,Hank Sauer hitting home runs. While Stan Musial,Ken Boyer and Wally Moon among other Redbirds hitting dingers. Complete program from the last breath of the great run in New York. Here is the complete boxscore and details from that day in history:

Wednesday, August 21, 1957 1:30PM, Polo Grounds VAttendance: 5,296, Time of Game: 2:37

Cardinals 6 68-52 ⇐ Lost 1 ⇒ 2nd, 6 GB Fred Hutchinson at Giants 13 57-66 ⇐ Won 1 ⇒ 6th, 18½ GB Bill Rigney W: Mike McCormick (3-0) L: Lindy McDaniel (11-8)

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E - - - - - - - - - - - - Cardinals 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 6 10 3 Giants 1 0 6 0 4 1 1 0 X 13 13 2

St.Louis Cardinals Glossary · SHARESHARE [X] · CSV · PRE · LINK · More Tools Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A Ken Boyer CF-3B 4 2 2 2 1 0 .269 .727 -0.031 0.40 0.013 -0.043 1.8 2 1 HR Wally Moon LF-CF 5 1 3 1 0 1 .287 .860 0.130 0.37 0.146 -0.016 1.6 2 0 HR Stan Musial 1B 2 1 2 2 0 0 .342 1.021 0.088 0.66 0.107 -0.019 1.1 4 1 HR,SF Eddie Miksis RF 2 1 2 1 0 0 .276 .762 0.001 0.01 0.001 0.000 1.2 0 0 HR Joe Cunningham RF-1B 3 0 1 0 2 1 .329 .981 0.062 0.57 0.082 -0.019 0.6 4 0 Al Dark SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .723 -0.024 0.90 0.026 -0.050 -0.3 3 2 HBP Dick Schofield SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .435 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.8 0 0 GDP Don Blasingame 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .709 -0.114 0.55 0.000 -0.114 -1.8 0 1 Del Ennis LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .271 .784 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0 Hobie Landrith C 2 0 0 0 0 2 .247 .660 -0.028 0.56 0.000 -0.028 -0.4 4 0 Hal Smith PH-C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .645 -0.001 0.01 0.000 -0.001 -0.3 4 0 Eddie Kasko 3B-2B 3 1 0 0 1 1 .266 .645 0.018 0.19 0.023 -0.005 0.2 1 1 Lindy McDaniel P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .641 -0.047 1.09 0.000 -0.047 -0.5 0 0 GDP Lloyd Merritt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .222 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0 Bobby Smith PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .585 -0.011 0.45 0.000 -0.011 -0.2 Willard Schmidt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .461 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0 Hoyt Wilhelm P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0 Walker Cooper PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .710 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.2 Bob Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1 Herm Wehmeier PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .456 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 Team Totals 34 6 10 6 4 5 .294 1.022 0.042 0.42 0.398 -0.354 1.7 24 7

HR: K Boyer (15, off M McCormick; 9th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF); E Miksis (1, off M McCormick; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); W Moon (18, off S Miller; 1st inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); S Musial (29, off S Miller; 1st inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF). SF: S Musial (8, off M McCormick). HBP: A Dark (4, by S Miller). TB: W Moon 6; K Boyer 5; S Musial 5; E Miksis 5; J Cunningham. GIDP: L McDaniel (2); D Schofield (1). RBI: K Boyer 2 (49); S Musial 2 (97); W Moon (50); E Miksis (2). 2-out RBI: K Boyer 2. Team LOB: 7. With RISP: 0 for 4. Fielding E: K Boyer (14); A Dark (20); J Cunningham (3). New York Giants Glossary · SHARESHARE [X] · CSV · PRE · LINK · More Tools Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A Danny O'Connell 2B 4 1 1 0 1 0 .251 .665 0.017 0.42 0.051 -0.034 -0.2 3 1 2B Don Mueller RF 5 1 1 0 0 0 .245 .568 0.066 0.46 0.086 -0.020 1.0 1 0 Willie Mays CF 4 2 2 1 1 1 .328 1.028 0.109 0.49 0.112 -0.004 1.0 4 0 HR,IW Ray Jablonski 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .285 .763 -0.105 0.94 0.000 -0.105 -1.2 2 1 Gail Harris PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .679 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.5 2 0 Hank Sauer LF 4 3 3 3 0 0 .263 .875 0.277 1.20 0.302 -0.025 3.6 2 0 HR Bobby Thomson LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .244 .731 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 0 Daryl Spencer SS 4 2 1 0 1 0 .272 .757 0.008 0.32 0.025 -0.017 0.3 2 5 Whitey Lockman 1B 4 2 2 1 0 1 .251 .655 0.105 0.49 0.105 0.000 1.9 5 0 Eddie Bressoud 3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .261 .702 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1 0 0 Valmy Thomas C 3 1 1 3 0 1 .252 .697 0.011 0.52 0.036 -0.025 2.0 6 1 3B,HBP Stu Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .065 .129 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0 Mike McCormick P 3 1 2 3 0 1 .188 .364 0.055 0.48 0.082 -0.027 1.6 0 2 SF Team Totals 38 13 13 11 3 8 .342 .974 0.543 0.53 0.799 -0.257 9.1 27 10

2B: D O'Connell (21, off L McDaniel). 3B: V Thomas (2, off W Schmidt). HR: H Sauer (20, off H Wilhelm; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); W Mays (27, off L McDaniel; 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF). SF: M McCormick (1, off W Schmidt). IBB: W Mays (12, by L McDaniel). HBP: V Thomas (1, by L Merritt). TB: H Sauer 6; W Mays 5; V Thomas 3; M McCormick 2; W Lockman 2; D O'Connell 2; D Spencer; D Mueller. RBI: H Sauer 3 (54); M McCormick 3 (3); V Thomas 3 (19); W Lockman (27); W Mays (78). 2-out RBI: H Sauer 2; M McCormick 2; W Lockman; W Mays. Team LOB: 6. With RISP: 5 for 11. Fielding DP: 3. D Spencer-V Thomas-R Jablonski; M McCormick-D Spencer-W Lockman; M McCormick-D Spencer-G Harris. E: E Bressoud (10); W Mays (5). St.Louis Cardinals Glossary · SHARESHARE [X] · CSV · PRE · LINK · More Tools Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24 Lindy McDaniel, L (11-8) 2.2 7 7 7 1 3 1 3.65 16 18 -0.409 1.20 -4.0 Lloyd Merritt 1.1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.21 6 2 2 -0.075 0.48 -1.1 Willard Schmidt 0.1 2 4 4 2 0 0 4.47 6 0 0 -0.058 0.22 -4.0 Hoyt Wilhelm 1.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 4.25 6 1 0 0.000 0.01 -0.0 Bob Miller 2 2 1 0 0 3 0 7.20 9 0 0 0.000 0.00 -0.0 Team Totals 8 13 13 12 3 8 2 13.50 43 18 3 2 -0.542 0.42 -9.1

New York Giants Glossary · SHARESHARE [X] · CSV · PRE · LINK · More Tools Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24 Stu Miller 0.1 2 2 2 1 0 2 3.90 5 38 -0.221 0.68 -2.4 Mike McCormick, W (3-0) 8.2 8 4 2 3 5 2 3.05 35 2 0 0.179 0.38 0.8 Team Totals 9 10 6 4 4 5 4 4.00 40 38 2 0 -0.042 0.53 -1.7

Balks: None. WP: B Miller (1); M McCormick (4). HBP: L Merritt (4; V Thomas); S Miller (3; A Dark). IBB: L McDaniel (4; W Mays). Pickoffs: None. Other Info Umpires: HP - Frank Dascoli, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Stan Landes, 3B - Bill Baker. Time of Game: 2:37. Attendance: 5,296. Field Condition: Unknown. Start Time Weather: Unknown. Starting Lineups St.Louis Cardinals New York Giants 1 Ken Boyer CF 1 Danny O'Connell 2B 2 Wally Moon LF 2 Don Mueller RF 3 Stan Musial 1B 3 Willie Mays CF 4 Joe Cunningham RF 4 Ray Jablonski 3B 5 Al Dark SS 5 Hank Sauer LF 6 Don Blasingame 2B 6 Daryl Spencer SS 7 Hobie Landrith C 7 Whitey Lockman 1B 8 Eddie Kasko 3B 8 Valmy Thomas C 9 Lindy McDaniel P 9 Stu Miller P

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