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Standings
BOS
@CHW
4
5
PHA
@CLE
5
7
WSH
@DET
3
6
NYY
@SLB
6
1
CIN
@BRO
5
2
CIN
@BRO
1
6
CHC
@BSN
8
1
CHC
@BSN
8
1
PIT
@NYG
2
6
PIT
@NYG
0
8
STL
@PHI
5
0
STL
@PHI
11
4
Saturday, August 26, 1939,
, Ebbets Field
Attendance: 33,535, Time of Game: 2:01
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Reds
1
72-44
 Lost 1 
1st
at Dodgers
6
59-55
 Won 1 
4th, 12 GB
W: Hugh Casey (9-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  8  1
Dodgers         0  2  4   0  0  0   0  0  X    6  9  2

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Werber 3B 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .286 .387 .378 .765 0.020 0.42 0.043 -0.023 0.7 1 3
Eddie Joost 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .169 .229 .246 .475 -0.076 0.59 0.000 -0.076 -1.7 2 1
Ival Goodman RF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .319 .397 .497 .894 -0.014 0.35 0.019 -0.033 -0.2 2 0
Frank McCormick 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .331 .372 .518 .890 -0.022 0.40 0.014 -0.036 -0.0 6 0
Willard Hershberger C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .366 .410 .440 .850 0.021 0.46 0.040 -0.020 -0.2 7 0
Harry Craft CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .246 .275 .389 .665 -0.052 0.56 0.000 -0.052 -1.2 4 0
Nino Bongiovanni LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .270 .315 .314 .629 -0.026 0.49 0.008 -0.034 0.3 1 0
Billy Myers SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .280 .373 .397 .769 -0.030 0.49 0.015 -0.044 -0.2 1 1
Johnny Niggeling P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .333 .250 .583 -0.025 0.97 0.000 -0.025 -0.2 0 1
   Whitey Moore P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .118 .151 .137 .288 -0.008 0.40 0.000 -0.008 -0.2 0 0
   Lee Gamble PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .271 .291 .562 -0.007 0.26 0.000 -0.007 -0.3
   Lee Grissom P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .050 .073 .050 .123 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Lew Riggs PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .152 .222 .182 .404 -0.004 0.17 0.000 -0.004 -0.2
Team Totals 37 1 8 1 2 3 39 .216 .256 .216 .473 -0.223 0.47 0.139 -0.362 -3.7 24 6
TB: B Werber 2; W Hershberger 2; I Goodman; N Bongiovanni; F McCormick; B Myers.
RBI: N Bongiovanni (16).
2-out RBI: N Bongiovanni.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Fielding
E: B Myers (27).

Brooklyn Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Coscarart 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .259 .351 .349 .700 -0.001 0.33 0.025 -0.026 -0.1 0 2
Cookie Lavagetto 3B 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .286 .372 .385 .757 0.064 0.30 0.083 -0.019 0.9 2 2 2B,SB
Dixie Walker CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .303 .359 .441 .800 -0.035 0.27 0.000 -0.035 -1.0 5 0
Art Parks RF 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .292 .355 .391 .746 0.059 0.41 0.061 -0.002 0.9 3 0 SB
Dolph Camilli 1B 3 2 2 3 1 1 4 .285 .401 .526 .927 0.207 0.62 0.208 -0.001 2.8 9 0 HR,2B
Babe Phelps C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .284 .334 .410 .744 -0.016 0.63 0.000 -0.016 -0.2 1 0
   Al Todd C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .315 .351 .433 .784 -0.002 0.22 0.002 -0.003 -0.7 3 1
Ernie Koy LF 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .269 .331 .424 .754 0.058 0.34 0.060 -0.002 1.4 1 0
Leo Durocher SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .284 .330 .384 .715 -0.033 0.29 0.000 -0.033 -1.4 3 1
Hugh Casey P 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .167 .216 .208 .424 -0.024 0.22 0.000 -0.024 -0.7 0 1
Team Totals 34 6 9 6 4 4 38 .265 .342 .412 .754 0.277 0.34 0.439 -0.161 1.8 27 7
2B: C Lavagetto (17, off J Niggeling); D Camilli (19, off J Niggeling).
HR: D Camilli (22, off J Niggeling, 2nd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
TB: D Camilli 6; A Parks 2; C Lavagetto 2; E Koy 2; P Coscarart 2.
RBI: D Camilli 3 (85); E Koy 2 (52); C Lavagetto (61).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
E: D Camilli (12); C Lavagetto (17).
Baserunning
SB: A Parks (2, 2nd base off L Grissom/W Hershberger); C Lavagetto (9, 3rd base off L Grissom/W Hershberger).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Johnny Niggeling, L (2-1) 2.1 7 6 6 0 0 1 4.64 14 19 -0.268 0.75 -3.9
Whitey Moore 3.2 1 0 0 1 3 0 3.38 13 2 2 -0.012 0.19 1.0
Lee Grissom 2 1 0 0 3 1 0 4.44 11 0 0 0.003 0.03 1.1
Team Totals 8 9 6 6 4 4 1 6.75 38 19 2 2 -0.277 0.34 -1.8

Brooklyn Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Hugh Casey, W (9-8) 9 8 1 0 2 3 0 2.83 39 70 0.223 0.47 3.7
Team Totals 9 8 1 0 2 3 0 0.00 39 70 0.223 0.47 3.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bick Campbell, 1B - George Magerkurth, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Stewart.
Time of Game: 2:01.
Attendance: 33,535.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Brooklyn Dodgers
1 Billy Werber 3B 1 Pete Coscarart 2B
2 Eddie Joost 2B 2 Cookie Lavagetto 3B
3 Ival Goodman RF 3 Dixie Walker CF
4 Frank McCormick 1B 4 Art Parks RF
5 Willard Hershberge C 5 Dolph Camilli 1B
6 Harry Craft CF 6 Babe Phelps C
7 Nino Bongiovanni LF 7 Ernie Koy LF
8 Billy Myers SS 8 Leo Durocher SS
9 Johnny Niggeling P 9 Hugh Casey P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 0 1-- RR BRO D. Camilli J. Niggeling 16% 75% Home Run (Deep RF); Parks Scores
b3 2-0 0 1-- R BRO C. Lavagetto J. Niggeling 8% 87% Double to LF; Coscarart Scores
b3 3-0 1 1-3 R BRO D. Camilli J. Niggeling 5% 92% Double to RF; Lavagetto Scores; Parks to 3B
b3 4-0 1 123 RR BRO E. Koy W. Moore 4% 97% Single to CF; Parks Scores; Camilli Scores; Todd to 3B
t2 0-0 0 --- CIN W. Hershberger H. Casey -4% 46% Single to LF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Hugh Casey facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN B. Werber H. Casey 2% 52% Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CIN E. Joost H. Casey 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- CIN I. Goodman H. Casey -1% 53% Single to LF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CIN F. McCormick H. Casey 2% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Johnny Niggeling facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BRO P. Coscarart J. Niggeling -2% 53% Flyball: 2B
b1 0-0 1 --- O BRO C. Lavagetto J. Niggeling -2% 51% Foul Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 2 --- O BRO D. Walker J. Niggeling -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Hugh Casey facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- CIN W. Hershberger H. Casey -4% 46% Single to LF
t2 0-0 0 1-- O CIN H. Craft H. Casey 4% 50% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 1-- O CIN N. Bongiovanni H. Casey 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B; Hershberger to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- O CIN B. Myers H. Casey 3% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Johnny Niggeling facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- BRO A. Parks J. Niggeling 4% 59% Single to RF
b2 0-0 0 1-- RR BRO D. Camilli J. Niggeling 16% 75% Home Run (Deep RF); Parks Scores
b2 2-0 0 --- O BRO B. Phelps J. Niggeling -2% 73% Flyball: CF
b2 2-0 1 --- BRO E. Koy J. Niggeling 2% 75% Single to LF
b2 2-0 1 1-- O BRO L. Durocher J. Niggeling -2% 73% Flyball: SS
b2 2-0 2 1-- O BRO H. Casey J. Niggeling -2% 71% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Dodgers 2.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-2, Dodgers' Hugh Casey facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- O CIN J. Niggeling H. Casey 3% 73% Flyball: SS
t3 0-2 1 --- CIN B. Werber H. Casey -3% 71% Single
t3 0-2 1 1-- O CIN E. Joost H. Casey 3% 74% Flyball: CF
Al Todd replaces Babe Phelps playing C batting 6th
t3 0-2 2 1-- O CIN I. Goodman H. Casey 2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Dodgers 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Reds' Johnny Niggeling facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- BRO P. Coscarart J. Niggeling 2% 79% Single to LF
b3 2-0 0 1-- R BRO C. Lavagetto J. Niggeling 8% 87% Double to LF; Coscarart Scores
b3 3-0 0 -2- O BRO D. Walker J. Niggeling -2% 85% Groundout: P-1B
b3 3-0 1 -2- BRO A. Parks J. Niggeling 2% 87% Single; Lavagetto to 3B
b3 3-0 1 1-3 R BRO D. Camilli J. Niggeling 5% 92% Double to RF; Lavagetto Scores; Parks to 3B
Whitey Moore replaces Johnny Niggeling pitching and batting 9th
b3 4-0 1 -23 BRO A. Todd W. Moore 0% 92% Walk
b3 4-0 1 123 RR BRO E. Koy W. Moore 4% 97% Single to CF; Parks Scores; Camilli Scores; Todd to 3B
b3 6-0 1 1-3 O BRO L. Durocher W. Moore -1% 96% Fielder's Choice 3B; Todd out at Hm/3B-C; Koy to 2B
b3 6-0 2 12- O BRO H. Casey W. Moore -1% 95% Strikeout
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Dodgers 6.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-6, Dodgers' Hugh Casey facing 4-5-6
t4 0-6 0 --- O CIN F. McCormick H. Casey 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-6 1 --- O CIN W. Hershberger H. Casey 1% 96% Flyball: CF
t4 0-6 2 --- O CIN H. Craft H. Casey 0% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Dodgers 6.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 6-0, Reds' Whitey Moore facing 1-2-3
b4 6-0 0 --- O BRO P. Coscarart W. Moore -0% 96% Foul Flyball: 1B
b4 6-0 1 --- O BRO C. Lavagetto W. Moore -0% 96% Foul Flyball: RF
b4 6-0 2 --- O BRO D. Walker W. Moore -0% 96% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Dodgers 6.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-6, Dodgers' Hugh Casey facing 7-8-9
t5 0-6 0 --- O CIN N. Bongiovanni H. Casey 1% 97% Flyball: SS
t5 0-6 1 --- CIN B. Myers H. Casey -1% 96% Single to LF
t5 0-6 1 1-- O CIN W. Moore H. Casey 1% 97% Groundout: C-1B; Myers to 2B
t5 0-6 2 -2- CIN B. Werber H. Casey -1% 96% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Myers to 3B
t5 0-6 2 1-3 O CIN E. Joost H. Casey 2% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Dodgers 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 6-0, Reds' Whitey Moore facing 4-5-6
b5 6-0 0 --- O BRO A. Parks W. Moore -0% 97% Foul Flyball: C
b5 6-0 1 --- O BRO D. Camilli W. Moore -0% 97% Strikeout
b5 6-0 2 --- O BRO A. Todd W. Moore -0% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Dodgers 6.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-6, Dodgers' Hugh Casey facing 3-4-5
t6 0-6 0 --- O CIN I. Goodman H. Casey 1% 98% Strikeout
t6 0-6 1 --- O CIN F. McCormick H. Casey 0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-6 2 --- CIN W. Hershberger H. Casey -0% 98% Single to RF
t6 0-6 2 1-- O CIN H. Craft H. Casey 1% 99% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Dodgers 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 6-0, Reds' Whitey Moore facing 7-8-9
b6 6-0 0 --- O BRO E. Koy W. Moore -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 6-0 1 --- O BRO L. Durocher W. Moore -0% 98% Flyball: CF
b6 6-0 2 --- O BRO H. Casey W. Moore -0% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Dodgers 6.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-6, Dodgers' Hugh Casey facing 7-8-9
t7 0-6 0 --- O CIN N. Bongiovanni H. Casey 1% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 0-6 1 --- CIN B. Myers H. Casey -1% 98% Walk
Lee Gamble pinch hits for Whitey Moore (P) batting 9th
t7 0-6 1 1-- O CIN L. Gamble H. Casey 1% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
t7 0-6 2 1-- CIN B. Werber H. Casey -0% 98% Walk; Myers to 2B
t7 0-6 2 12- O CIN E. Joost H. Casey 1% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Dodgers 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 6-0, Reds' Lee Grissom facing 1-2-3
Lee Grissom replaces Lee Gamble (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 6-0 0 --- O BRO P. Coscarart L. Grissom -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 6-0 1 --- BRO C. Lavagetto L. Grissom 0% 99% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b7 6-0 1 1-- O BRO D. Walker L. Grissom -0% 99% Strikeout
b7 6-0 2 1-- BRO A. Parks L. Grissom 0% 99% Walk; Lavagetto to 2B
b7 6-0 2 12- BRO D. Camilli L. Grissom 0% 99% Lavagetto Steals 3B; Parks Steals 2B
b7 6-0 2 -23 BRO D. Camilli L. Grissom 0% 99% Walk
b7 6-0 2 123 O BRO A. Todd L. Grissom -0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Reds 0, Dodgers 6.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-6, Dodgers' Hugh Casey facing 3-4-5
t8 0-6 0 --- CIN I. Goodman H. Casey -1% 98% Reached on E3 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball)
t8 0-6 0 1-- CIN F. McCormick H. Casey -1% 97% Single to RF; Goodman to 2B
t8 0-6 0 12- O CIN W. Hershberger H. Casey 1% 98% Flyball: LF
t8 0-6 1 12- O CIN H. Craft H. Casey 1% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
t8 0-6 2 12- R CIN N. Bongiovanni H. Casey -1% 98% Single to RF; Goodman Scores/unER; McCormick to 2B
t8 1-6 2 12- O CIN B. Myers H. Casey 1% 99% Flyball: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Dodgers 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 6-1, Reds' Lee Grissom facing 7-8-9
b8 6-1 0 --- O BRO E. Koy L. Grissom -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
b8 6-1 1 --- O BRO L. Durocher L. Grissom -0% 99% Flyball: RF
b8 6-1 2 --- BRO H. Casey L. Grissom 0% 99% Walk
b8 6-1 2 1-- BRO P. Coscarart L. Grissom 0% 99% Single to CF; Casey to 2B
b8 6-1 2 12- O BRO C. Lavagetto L. Grissom -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Dodgers 6.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-6, Dodgers' Hugh Casey facing 9-1-2
Lew Riggs pinch hits for Lee Grissom (P) batting 9th
t9 1-6 0 --- O CIN L. Riggs H. Casey 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 1-6 1 --- CIN B. Werber H. Casey -0% 99% Single to RF
t9 1-6 1 1-- O CIN E. Joost H. Casey 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 1-6 2 1-- O CIN I. Goodman H. Casey 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Dodgers 6.

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