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WSH
@CHW
1
7
WSH
@CHW
3
4
PHA
@CLE
1
4
PHA
@CLE
3
9
BOS
@DET
3
4
 
(10)
NYY
@SLB
2
4
NYY
@SLB
3
2
CHC
@BRO
2
8
CHC
@BRO
3
4
CIN
@BSN
9
3
STL
@NYG
1
7
STL
@NYG
8
6
PIT
@PHI
7
2
PIT
@PHI
4
5
 
(11)
Sunday, May 17, 1942,
, Ebbets Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:11
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cubs
2
14-16
 Lost 1 
7th, 9 GB
at Dodgers
8
22-8
 Won 5 
1st
W: Kirby Higbe (2-3)
L: Paul Erickson (1-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  1    2  4  1
Dodgers         0  0  3   0  1  0   0  4  X    8  9  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Stan Hack 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .225 .643 -0.018 0.78 0.036 -0.055 -0.1 0 1
Lennie Merullo SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 .276 .678 0.007 0.88 0.057 -0.049 0.1 3 3
Charlie Gilbert CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .236 .699 -0.045 0.80 0.025 -0.070 -0.5 3 0
Bill Nicholson RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .281 .810 -0.090 1.00 0.001 -0.091 0.1 0 0 HR
Dom Dallessandro LF 2 0 0 0 2 0 .226 .694 0.037 0.74 0.052 -0.015 0.2 1 0
Lou Stringer 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .248 .728 -0.036 1.23 0.077 -0.113 -0.3 3 3 HR
Phil Cavarretta 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .245 .653 -0.054 0.56 0.000 -0.054 -0.4 8 1
Clyde McCullough C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .636 -0.056 0.57 0.000 -0.056 -0.7 5 0
Paul Erickson P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .154 -0.028 0.58 0.000 -0.028 -0.2 1 0
   Vern Olsen P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.007 0.28 0.000 -0.007 -0.1 0 3
Team Totals 31 2 4 2 4 2 .129 .551 -0.290 0.79 0.248 -0.538 -2.0 24 11
HR: L Stringer (4, off K Higbe; 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs); B Nicholson (4, off K Higbe; 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: L Stringer 4; B Nicholson 4; P Cavarretta; C Gilbert.
RBI: B Nicholson (15); L Stringer (14).
2-out RBI: L Stringer.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Merullo-P Cavarretta.
E: P Cavarretta (1).

Brooklyn Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Herman 2B 4 2 1 1 1 0 .287 .722 -0.009 0.80 0.047 -0.056 0.6 4 4 2B
Arky Vaughan 3B 4 1 0 1 1 0 .252 .611 0.062 0.91 0.101 -0.039 0.4 0 1
Pete Reiser CF 5 2 1 0 0 0 .333 .935 -0.025 0.70 0.055 -0.081 1.3 3 0 2B
Dolph Camilli 1B 3 0 2 3 2 1 .244 .933 0.149 0.93 0.172 -0.023 3.0 9 1 2B
Dixie Walker RF 4 0 0 1 1 0 .286 .920 0.017 0.59 0.045 -0.028 -0.7 1 0
Joe Medwick LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .307 .799 -0.028 0.56 0.029 -0.057 -0.1 3 0 GDP
Billy Sullivan C 2 1 1 0 0 1 .238 .670 0.091 0.95 0.111 -0.021 0.6 2 0 3B
   Mickey Owen PH-C 2 0 1 0 0 0 .349 .787 -0.012 0.35 0.004 -0.015 -0.0 1 0
Pee Wee Reese SS 3 2 2 0 1 0 .245 .710 0.073 0.59 0.077 -0.003 1.1 3 2 2B
Kirby Higbe P 3 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.108 0.85 0.000 -0.108 -1.7 1 2 SH
Team Totals 33 8 9 6 7 4 .273 .855 0.210 0.74 0.641 -0.431 4.5 27 10
2B: D Camilli (4, off V Olsen); B Herman (8, off V Olsen); P Reese (5, off V Olsen); P Reiser (12, off P Erickson).
3B: B Sullivan (1, off P Erickson).
SH: K Higbe (1, off V Olsen).
TB: B Sullivan 3; P Reese 3; D Camilli 3; P Reiser 2; B Herman 2; J Medwick; M Owen.
GIDP: J Medwick (5).
RBI: D Camilli 3 (22); B Herman (16); D Walker (16); A Vaughan (9).
2-out RBI: D Camilli 3; B Herman.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 16.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Paul Erickson, L (1-4) 4.2 5 4 4 5 3 0 5.08 24 36 -0.227 1.13 -2.2
Vern Olsen 3.1 4 4 1 2 1 0 2.08 17 2 0 0.017 0.19 -2.3
Team Totals 8 9 8 5 7 4 0 5.62 41 36 2 0 -0.210 0.74 -4.5

Brooklyn Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Kirby Higbe, W (2-3) 9 4 2 2 4 2 2 3.40 35 69 0.290 0.79 2.0
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 4 2 2 2.00 35 69 0.290 0.79 2.0
Balks: None.
WP: P Erickson (1); V Olsen (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ziggy Sears, 1B - Tom Dunn, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Stewart.
Time of Game: 2:11.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 1-0 2 123 RR BRO D. Camilli P. Erickson 16% 86% Single; Reese Scores; Herman Scores; Vaughan to 3B
b3 0-0 0 --- BRO B. Sullivan P. Erickson 11% 66% Triple
b3 0-0 1 123 R BRO A. Vaughan P. Erickson 10% 77% Fielder's Choice ; Sullivan Scores; Reese to 3B; Herman to 2B
t4 0-3 2 --- R CHC L. Stringer K. Higbe -8% 79% Home Run
t1 0-0 2 123 O CHC L. Stringer K. Higbe 7% 55% Flyball: LF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Kirby Higbe facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC S. Hack K. Higbe -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- CHC L. Merullo K. Higbe -6% 41% Walk; Hack to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- O CHC C. Gilbert K. Higbe 5% 46% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 12- O CHC B. Nicholson K. Higbe 4% 50% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 12- CHC D. Dallessandro K. Higbe -3% 47% Walk; Hack to 3B; Merullo to 2B
t1 0-0 2 123 O CHC L. Stringer K. Higbe 7% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BRO B. Herman P. Erickson -2% 52% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-0 1 --- O BRO A. Vaughan P. Erickson -1% 51% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- O BRO P. Reiser P. Erickson -1% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Kirby Higbe facing 7-8-9
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHC P. Cavarretta K. Higbe 2% 52% Flyball: 2B
t2 0-0 1 --- O CHC C. McCullough K. Higbe 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 --- O CHC P. Erickson K. Higbe 1% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O BRO D. Camilli P. Erickson -2% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- BRO D. Walker P. Erickson 3% 55% Walk
b2 0-0 1 1-- OO BRO J. Medwick P. Erickson -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Kirby Higbe facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- O CHC S. Hack K. Higbe 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O CHC L. Merullo K. Higbe 2% 54% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O CHC C. Gilbert K. Higbe 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- BRO B. Sullivan P. Erickson 11% 66% Triple
b3 0-0 0 --3 BRO P. Reese P. Erickson 4% 70% Walk
b3 0-0 0 1-3 O BRO K. Higbe P. Erickson -7% 63% Foul Flyball: C
b3 0-0 1 1-3 BRO B. Herman P. Erickson 3% 66% Walk; Reese to 2B
b3 0-0 1 123 R BRO A. Vaughan P. Erickson 10% 77% Fielder's Choice ; Sullivan Scores; Reese to 3B; Herman to 2B
b3 1-0 1 123 O BRO P. Reiser P. Erickson -7% 70% Flyball: CF
b3 1-0 2 123 RR BRO D. Camilli P. Erickson 16% 86% Single; Reese Scores; Herman Scores; Vaughan to 3B
b3 3-0 2 1-3 O BRO D. Walker P. Erickson -2% 83% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 3.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Dodgers' Kirby Higbe facing 4-5-6
t4 0-3 0 --- O CHC B. Nicholson K. Higbe 2% 86% Flyball: 2B
t4 0-3 1 --- O CHC D. Dallessandro K. Higbe 1% 87% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-3 2 --- R CHC L. Stringer K. Higbe -8% 79% Home Run
t4 1-3 2 --- O CHC P. Cavarretta K. Higbe 1% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Dodgers 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 6-7-8
b4 3-1 0 --- BRO J. Medwick P. Erickson 2% 82% Single
b4 3-1 0 1-- O BRO B. Sullivan P. Erickson -2% 80% Strikeout
b4 3-1 1 1-- BRO P. Reese P. Erickson 2% 83% Single; Medwick to 2B
b4 3-1 1 12- O BRO K. Higbe P. Erickson -3% 80% Strikeout
b4 3-1 2 12- O BRO B. Herman P. Erickson -3% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Dodgers 3.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-3, Dodgers' Kirby Higbe facing 8-9-1
t5 1-3 0 --- O CHC C. McCullough K. Higbe 3% 80% Flyball: CF
t5 1-3 1 --- O CHC P. Erickson K. Higbe 2% 82% Flyball: 2B
t5 1-3 2 --- O CHC S. Hack K. Higbe 1% 83% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Dodgers 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 2-3-4
b5 3-1 0 --- O BRO A. Vaughan P. Erickson -1% 82% Flyball: CF
b5 3-1 1 --- BRO P. Reiser P. Erickson 3% 84% Double
b5 3-1 1 -2- BRO D. Camilli P. Erickson 2% 86% Wild Pitch; Reiser to 3B
b5 3-1 1 --3 BRO D. Camilli P. Erickson 1% 87% Walk
b5 3-1 1 1-3 RO BRO D. Walker P. Erickson 2% 89% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B; Reiser Scores
b5 4-1 2 1-- BRO J. Medwick P. Erickson 1% 90% Walk; Walker to 2B
Vern Olsen replaces Paul Erickson pitching and batting 9th
Mickey Owen pinch hits for Billy Sullivan (C) batting 7th
b5 4-1 2 12- O BRO M. Owen V. Olsen -2% 88% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Dodgers 4.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Dodgers' Kirby Higbe facing 2-3-4
Mickey Owen moves from PH to C
t6 1-4 0 --- O CHC L. Merullo K. Higbe 2% 90% Foul Flyball: C
t6 1-4 1 --- CHC C. Gilbert K. Higbe -3% 88% Single
t6 1-4 1 1-- O CHC B. Nicholson K. Higbe 3% 90% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 1-4 2 1-- CHC D. Dallessandro K. Higbe -2% 88% Walk; Nicholson to 2B
t6 1-4 2 12- O CHC L. Stringer K. Higbe 4% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Dodgers 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Vern Olsen facing 8-9-1
b6 4-1 0 --- BRO P. Reese V. Olsen 2% 94% Double
b6 4-1 0 -2- O BRO K. Higbe V. Olsen -1% 93% Strikeout
b6 4-1 1 -2- O BRO B. Herman V. Olsen -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B; Reese to 3B
b6 4-1 2 --3 O BRO A. Vaughan V. Olsen -1% 91% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Dodgers 4.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Dodgers' Kirby Higbe facing 7-8-9
t7 1-4 0 --- O CHC P. Cavarretta K. Higbe 2% 93% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 1-4 1 --- O CHC C. McCullough K. Higbe 1% 94% Flyball: 1B
t7 1-4 2 --- O CHC V. Olsen K. Higbe 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Dodgers 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Vern Olsen facing 3-4-5
b7 4-1 0 --- O BRO P. Reiser V. Olsen -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-1 1 --- BRO D. Camilli V. Olsen 0% 95% Walk
b7 4-1 1 1-- O BRO D. Walker V. Olsen -1% 95% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b7 4-1 2 1-- O BRO J. Medwick V. Olsen -0% 94% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Dodgers 4.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Dodgers' Kirby Higbe facing 1-2-3
t8 1-4 0 --- O CHC S. Hack K. Higbe 2% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-4 1 --- O CHC L. Merullo K. Higbe 1% 97% Flyball: 1B
t8 1-4 2 --- O CHC C. Gilbert K. Higbe 1% 98% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Dodgers 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Vern Olsen facing 7-8-9
b8 4-1 0 --- BRO M. Owen V. Olsen 0% 98% Single
b8 4-1 0 1-- O BRO P. Reese V. Olsen -0% 98% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b8 4-1 1 1-- O BRO K. Higbe V. Olsen -0% 98% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Reese to 2B
b8 4-1 2 -2- R BRO B. Herman V. Olsen 1% 99% Double; Reese Scores
b8 5-1 2 -2- BRO A. Vaughan V. Olsen 0% 99% Walk
b8 5-1 2 12- BRO P. Reiser V. Olsen 0% 99% Wild Pitch; Herman to 3B; Vaughan to 2B
b8 5-1 2 -23 RR BRO P. Reiser V. Olsen 1% 100% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Herman Scores/unER/No RBI; Vaughan Scores/No RBI/unER; Reiser to 2B
b8 7-1 2 -2- R BRO D. Camilli V. Olsen 0% 100% Double; Reiser Scores/unER
b8 8-1 2 -2- O BRO D. Walker V. Olsen -0% 100% Flyball: SS
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Dodgers 8.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-8, Dodgers' Kirby Higbe facing 4-5-6
t9 1-8 0 --- R CHC B. Nicholson K. Higbe -0% 100% Home Run
t9 2-8 0 --- O CHC D. Dallessandro K. Higbe 0% 100% Flyball: SS
t9 2-8 1 --- O CHC L. Stringer K. Higbe 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 2-8 2 --- CHC P. Cavarretta K. Higbe -0% 100% Single
t9 2-8 2 1-- O CHC C. McCullough K. Higbe 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Dodgers 8.

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