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Scores
Standings
MIN
@CLE
2
6
CAL
@DET
1
2
BAL
@KCA
10
8
STL
@ATL
0
4
CIN
@CHC
3
9
PHI
@LAD
3
2
PIT
@SFG
5
6
Wednesday, September 21, 1966,
, Atlanta Stadium
Attendance: 10,022, Time of Game: 1:53
Cardinals
0
79-73
 Lost 3 
6th, 10½ GB
at Braves
4
81-71
 Won 5 
4th, 8½ GB
W: Dick Kelley (6-4)
L: Bob Gibson (20-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  1
Braves          0  0  0   0  1  0   3  0  X    4  4  0

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .288 .322 .429 .752 -0.092 1.23 0.000 -0.092 -0.7 0 0
Jerry Buchek 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .251 .303 .365 .668 -0.064 0.87 0.000 -0.064 -0.5 0 2
Curt Flood CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .268 .300 .362 .662 -0.043 0.56 0.000 -0.043 -0.3 1 0
Orlando Cepeda 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .305 .363 .481 .844 0.024 1.03 0.065 -0.041 0.2 9 0 SB
Mike Shannon RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .290 .347 .469 .816 -0.072 0.81 0.000 -0.072 -0.7 3 0
Tim McCarver C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .280 .325 .435 .760 -0.087 0.66 0.000 -0.087 -0.8 6 1
Charley Smith 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .264 .300 .396 .697 -0.004 0.92 0.041 -0.044 -0.1 2 1
Dal Maxvill SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .259 .330 .315 .645 -0.099 0.97 0.009 -0.108 -0.6 3 3 GDP
Bob Gibson P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .211 .232 .284 .517 -0.028 0.56 0.000 -0.028 -0.2 0 0
   Ed Spiezio PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .171 .190 .293 .483 -0.014 0.38 0.000 -0.014 -0.5 GDP
Team Totals 27 0 3 0 0 5 27 .111 .111 .111 .222 -0.479 0.85 0.115 -0.593 -4.2 24 7
TB: C Smith; D Maxvill; O Cepeda.
GIDP: E Spiezio (2); D Maxvill (10).
Team LOB: 0.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
E: J Buchek (19).
Baserunning
SB: O Cepeda (9, 2nd base off D Kelley/J Torre).

Atlanta Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ty Cline 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .321 .345 .321 .666 -0.054 0.54 0.000 -0.054 -0.8 12 0
Eddie Mathews 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .252 .346 .427 .773 -0.057 0.57 0.000 -0.057 -0.7 0 3
Hank Aaron RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .281 .359 .531 .890 -0.040 0.40 0.000 -0.040 -0.4 2 0
Joe Torre C 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .314 .381 .559 .940 0.052 0.72 0.065 -0.013 0.7 5 0
Rico Carty LF 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .327 .391 .464 .856 -0.024 1.28 0.040 -0.064 0.0 0 0
Mack Jones CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .261 .335 .454 .789 -0.089 1.13 0.000 -0.089 -1.0 2 0
Denis Menke SS 3 2 2 4 0 1 3 .251 .356 .416 .772 0.289 0.98 0.312 -0.024 3.2 2 5 2·HR
Woody Woodward 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .265 .326 .331 .657 -0.015 0.49 0.011 -0.026 -0.3 4 3
Dick Kelley P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .042 .042 .042 .083 -0.040 0.51 0.000 -0.040 -0.5 0 0
Team Totals 29 4 4 4 1 6 30 .138 .167 .345 .511 0.022 0.71 0.428 -0.407 0.2 27 11
HR: D Menke 2 (14, 2 off B Gibson, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF; 7th inn, 2 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: D Menke 8; R Carty; J Torre.
RBI: D Menke 4 (58).
2-out RBI: D Menke.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 1 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 3. E Mathews-W Woodward-T Cline; W Woodward-D Menke; D Menke-W Woodward-T Cline.

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Gibson, L (20-11) 8 4 4 4 1 6 2 2.33 30 63 -0.022 0.71 -0.3
Team Totals 8 4 4 4 1 6 2 4.50 30 63 -0.022 0.71 -0.3

Atlanta Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Kelley, W (6-4) 9 3 0 0 0 5 0 2.99 27 86 0.478 0.85 4.2
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 0 5 0 0.00 27 86 0.478 0.85 4.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Bill Jackowski, 2B - Ed Sudol, 3B - Paul Pryor.
Time of Game: 1:53.
Attendance: 10,022.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Atlanta Braves
1 Lou Brock LF 1 Ty Cline 1B
2 Jerry Buchek 2B 2 Eddie Mathews 3B
3 Curt Flood CF 3 Hank Aaron RF
4 Orlando Cepeda 1B 4 Joe Torre C
5 Mike Shannon RF 5 Rico Carty LF
6 Tim McCarver C 6 Mack Jones CF
7 Charley Smith 3B 7 Denis Menke SS
8 Dal Maxvill SS 8 Woody Woodward 2B
9 Bob Gibson P 9 Dick Kelley P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 0-0 2 --- R ATL D. Menke B. Gibson 17% 68% Home Run
b7 1-0 1 12- RRR ATL D. Menke B. Gibson 15% 97% Home Run; Torre Scores; Carty Scores
t3 0-0 0 1-- OO STL D. Maxvill D. Kelley 8% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 -2- OO STL T. McCarver D. Kelley 7% 55% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-SS
t2 0-0 0 -2- O STL M. Shannon D. Kelley 4% 48% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Dick Kelley facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Brock D. Kelley 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL J. Buchek D. Kelley 1% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O STL C. Flood D. Kelley 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O ATL T. Cline B. Gibson -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O ATL E. Mathews B. Gibson -1% 51% Popfly: 1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O ATL H. Aaron B. Gibson -1% 50% Popfly: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Dick Kelley facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- STL O. Cepeda D. Kelley -4% 46% Single to CF
t2 0-0 0 1-- STL M. Shannon D. Kelley -3% 44% Cepeda Steals 2B
t2 0-0 0 -2- O STL M. Shannon D. Kelley 4% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 -2- OO STL T. McCarver D. Kelley 7% 55% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- ATL J. Torre B. Gibson 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- O ATL R. Carty B. Gibson -3% 55% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 1-- O ATL M. Jones B. Gibson -3% 52% Popfly: 3B
b2 0-0 2 1-- O ATL D. Menke B. Gibson -2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Dick Kelley facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- STL C. Smith D. Kelley -4% 46% Single to CF
t3 0-0 0 1-- OO STL D. Maxvill D. Kelley 8% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O STL B. Gibson D. Kelley 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O ATL W. Woodward B. Gibson -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b3 0-0 1 --- O ATL D. Kelley B. Gibson -2% 51% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 --- O ATL T. Cline B. Gibson -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Dick Kelley facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Brock D. Kelley 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- O STL J. Buchek D. Kelley 2% 55% Foul Flyball: 1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O STL C. Flood D. Kelley 1% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- O ATL E. Mathews B. Gibson -3% 53% Foul Flyball: 3B
b4 0-0 1 --- O ATL H. Aaron B. Gibson -2% 51% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-0 2 --- O ATL J. Torre B. Gibson -1% 50% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Dick Kelley facing 4-5-6
t5 0-0 0 --- O STL O. Cepeda D. Kelley 3% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 0-0 1 --- O STL M. Shannon D. Kelley 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-0 2 --- O STL T. McCarver D. Kelley 1% 56% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 5-6-7
b5 0-0 0 --- O ATL R. Carty B. Gibson -3% 54% Strikeout
b5 0-0 1 --- O ATL M. Jones B. Gibson -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-0 2 --- R ATL D. Menke B. Gibson 17% 68% Home Run
b5 1-0 2 --- ATL W. Woodward B. Gibson 1% 69% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
b5 1-0 2 1-- O ATL D. Kelley B. Gibson -2% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 1.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Dick Kelley facing 7-8-9
t6 0-1 0 --- O STL C. Smith D. Kelley 4% 71% Popfly: SS
t6 0-1 1 --- O STL D. Maxvill D. Kelley 3% 73% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-1 2 --- O STL B. Gibson D. Kelley 2% 75% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 1-2-3
b6 1-0 0 --- O ATL T. Cline B. Gibson -2% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-0 1 --- O ATL E. Mathews B. Gibson -1% 71% Lineout: RF
b6 1-0 2 --- O ATL H. Aaron B. Gibson -1% 70% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 1.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Dick Kelley facing 1-2-3
t7 0-1 0 --- O STL L. Brock D. Kelley 4% 75% Strikeout Looking
t7 0-1 1 --- O STL J. Buchek D. Kelley 3% 78% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 0-1 2 --- O STL C. Flood D. Kelley 2% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 4-5-6
b7 1-0 0 --- ATL J. Torre B. Gibson 3% 82% Single to RF
b7 1-0 0 1-- ATL R. Carty B. Gibson 4% 86% Single to LF; Torre to 2B
b7 1-0 0 12- O ATL M. Jones B. Gibson -4% 82% Foul Flyball: SS
b7 1-0 1 12- RRR ATL D. Menke B. Gibson 15% 97% Home Run; Torre Scores; Carty Scores
b7 4-0 1 --- O ATL W. Woodward B. Gibson -0% 97% Popfly: SS
b7 4-0 2 --- O ATL D. Kelley B. Gibson -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 4.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' Dick Kelley facing 4-5-6
t8 0-4 0 --- O STL O. Cepeda D. Kelley 1% 98% Flyball: CF
t8 0-4 1 --- O STL M. Shannon D. Kelley 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 0-4 2 --- O STL T. McCarver D. Kelley 0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Bob Gibson facing 1-2-3
b8 4-0 0 --- O ATL T. Cline B. Gibson -0% 99% Strikeout (C-1B)
b8 4-0 1 --- O ATL E. Mathews B. Gibson -0% 99% Popfly: SS
b8 4-0 2 --- O ATL H. Aaron B. Gibson -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 4.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' Dick Kelley facing 7-8-9
t9 0-4 0 --- O STL C. Smith D. Kelley 1% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 0-4 1 --- STL D. Maxvill D. Kelley -1% 99% Single to RF
Ed Spiezio pinch hits for Bob Gibson (P) batting 9th
t9 0-4 1 1-- OO STL E. Spiezio D. Kelley 1% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Braves 4.

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