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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CLE
3
2
BOS
@DET
5
2
BAL
@KCA
3
0
CHC
@BRO
0
7
STL
@NYG
1
2
Friday, June 10, 1955,
, Ebbets Field
Attendance: 21,277, Time of Game: 2:16
Cubs
0
32-22
 Lost 1 
2nd, 9½ GB
at Dodgers
7
41-12
 Won 5 
1st
W: Carl Erskine (8-2)
L: Sam Jones (6-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  2
Dodgers         0  0  1   0  3  1   2  0  X    7  5  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Miksis CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .253 .298 .355 .653 -0.055 0.64 0.000 -0.055 -0.7 1 0
   Jim Bolger CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .156 .194 .203 .397 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Gene Baker 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .281 .355 .419 .774 0.075 0.67 0.099 -0.024 0.3 2 3 2B
Bob Speake LF 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .269 .360 .615 .975 -0.102 0.86 0.000 -0.102 -1.3 1 0
Randy Jackson 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .241 .314 .425 .740 -0.050 0.68 0.017 -0.067 -0.3 1 3
Jim King RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .245 .310 .358 .669 -0.078 1.02 0.000 -0.078 -0.8 4 0
Ernie Banks SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .274 .318 .524 .842 -0.029 0.80 0.021 -0.050 0.1 0 3
Dee Fondy 1B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .236 .282 .412 .694 -0.078 0.75 0.000 -0.078 -1.5 9 0 GDP
Clyde McCullough C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .276 .167 .443 -0.043 0.55 0.000 -0.043 -0.6 5 0
Sam Jones P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .161 .161 .161 .323 -0.018 0.73 0.000 -0.018 -0.2 1 1
   Lloyd Merriman PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .229 .288 .354 .643 0.030 0.66 0.030 0.000 0.4
   Dave Hillman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Frank Baumholtz PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .320 .333 .440 .773 -0.001 0.04 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
   John Andre P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 0 4 0 1 8 31 .133 .161 .167 .328 -0.349 0.71 0.167 -0.516 -4.8 24 11
2B: G Baker (9, off C Erskine).
TB: G Baker 3; E Banks; L Merriman.
GIDP: D Fondy (6).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Banks-G Baker-D Fondy.
E: D Fondy 2 (5).

Brooklyn Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Gilliam 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 5 .217 .351 .338 .689 0.041 0.57 0.068 -0.027 0.5 1 3 HBP
Pee Wee Reese SS 4 2 1 3 1 0 5 .282 .349 .426 .774 0.123 0.70 0.139 -0.016 1.1 1 3 HR,SB,GDP
Duke Snider CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .318 .439 .667 1.105 -0.008 0.43 0.008 -0.016 -0.4 3 0
Roy Campanella C 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .332 .400 .668 1.068 -0.057 0.66 0.010 -0.067 0.8 9 0 HR
Sandy Amoros LF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .313 .410 .497 .907 -0.031 0.42 0.007 -0.039 0.2 1 0
Gil Hodges 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .290 .401 .497 .898 -0.006 0.34 0.013 -0.019 -0.6 11 1 SH
Jackie Robinson 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .253 .373 .370 .743 -0.033 0.39 0.003 -0.036 -0.4 0 2
Carl Furillo RF 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 .271 .369 .488 .857 0.027 0.55 0.050 -0.022 0.6 0 0
Carl Erskine P 3 1 2 2 0 0 4 .244 .238 .341 .580 0.096 0.67 0.115 -0.019 0.9 1 1 HR,SF
Team Totals 28 7 5 7 7 4 38 .179 .351 .500 .851 0.152 0.54 0.413 -0.261 2.8 27 10
HR: C Erskine (1, off S Jones, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF); P Reese (4, off S Jones, 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF); R Campanella (18, off D Hillman, 7th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF-CF).
SF: C Erskine (1, off D Hillman).
SH: G Hodges (2, off D Hillman).
HBP: J Gilliam (5, by J Andre).
TB: C Erskine 5; R Campanella 4; P Reese 4; G Hodges.
GIDP: P Reese (10).
RBI: P Reese 3 (24); R Campanella 2 (57); C Erskine 2 (7).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Gilliam-P Reese-G Hodges.
Baserunning
SB: P Reese (3, 2nd base off S Jones/C McCullough).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sam Jones, L (6-7) 5 3 4 3 3 3 2 3.88 22 47 -0.124 0.83 -1.4
Dave Hillman 2 1 3 2 4 0 1 7.36 12 0 0 -0.028 0.16 -1.9
John Andre 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.85 4 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 8 5 7 5 7 4 3 5.62 38 47 0 0 -0.152 0.54 -2.8

Brooklyn Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Carl Erskine, W (8-2) 9 4 0 0 1 8 0 2.14 31 86 0.348 0.71 4.8
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 1 8 0 0.00 31 86 0.348 0.71 4.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Andre (1; J Gilliam).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - Frank Dascoli, 3B - Lon Warneke.
Time of Game: 2:16.
Attendance: 21,277.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Brooklyn Dodgers
1 Eddie Miksis CF 1 Jim Gilliam 2B
2 Gene Baker 2B 2 Pee Wee Reese SS
3 Bob Speake LF 3 Duke Snider CF
4 Randy Jackson 3B 4 Roy Campanella C
5 Jim King RF 5 Sandy Amoros LF
6 Ernie Banks SS 6 Gil Hodges 1B
7 Dee Fondy 1B 7 Jackie Robinson 3B
8 Clyde McCullough C 8 Carl Furillo RF
9 Sam Jones P 9 Carl Erskine P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 2-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR BRO P. Reese S. Jones 11% 92% Home Run (Fly Ball); Gilliam Scores
b5 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R BRO C. Erskine S. Jones 11% 79% Home Run (Fly Ball)
t4 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC G. Baker C. Erskine -7% 55% Double to RF (Line Drive)
t4 0-1 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CHC B. Speake C. Erskine 5% 60% Strikeout Swinging
b3 0-0 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  BRO J. Gilliam S. Jones 5% 63% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Furillo to 3B

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' Carl Erskine facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(1-0)  O CHC E. Miksis C. Erskine 2% 52% Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  CHC G. Baker C. Erskine -2% 50% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 1 1-- 6,(2-2)  O CHC B. Speake C. Erskine 3% 53% Strikeout Swinging
t1 0-0 2 1-- 3,(1-1)  O CHC R. Jackson C. Erskine 2% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Sam Jones facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BRO J. Gilliam S. Jones -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O BRO P. Reese S. Jones -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- 5,(3-1)  O BRO D. Snider S. Jones -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC J. King C. Erskine 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- 6,(1-2)  O CHC E. Banks C. Erskine 2% 54% Strikeout Swinging
t2 0-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC D. Fondy C. Erskine 1% 55% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Sam Jones facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BRO R. Campanella S. Jones -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BRO S. Amoros S. Jones -2% 51% Strikeout Swinging
b2 0-0 2 --- 1,(0-0)  BRO G. Hodges S. Jones 1% 52% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b2 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BRO J. Robinson S. Jones -2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC C. McCullough C. Erskine 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O CHC S. Jones C. Erskine 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  O CHC E. Miksis C. Erskine 1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Sam Jones facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  BRO C. Furillo S. Jones 4% 60% Walk
b3 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BRO C. Erskine S. Jones -2% 58% Groundout: P-1B; Furillo to 2B
b3 0-0 1 -2- 6,(2-2)  BRO J. Gilliam S. Jones 5% 63% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Furillo to 3B
b3 0-0 1 1-3 2,(1-0)  RO BRO P. Reese S. Jones 1% 64% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Furillo Scores/unER
b3 1-0 2 1-- 5,(2-2)  BRO D. Snider S. Jones 1% 65% Reese Steals 2B
b3 1-0 2 -2- 6,(3-2)  BRO D. Snider S. Jones 1% 66% Walk
b3 1-0 2 12- 5,(2-2)  O BRO R. Campanella S. Jones -4% 62% Flyball: 3B
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- 3,(1-1)  CHC G. Baker C. Erskine -7% 55% Double to RF (Line Drive)
t4 0-1 0 -2- 3,(0-2)  O CHC B. Speake C. Erskine 5% 60% Strikeout Swinging
t4 0-1 1 -2- 2,(1-0)  O CHC R. Jackson C. Erskine 4% 64% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t4 0-1 2 -2- 7,(3-2)  O CHC J. King C. Erskine 4% 68% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Sam Jones facing 5-6-7
b4 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BRO S. Amoros S. Jones -2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BRO G. Hodges S. Jones -2% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BRO J. Robinson S. Jones -1% 64% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 1.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC E. Banks C. Erskine 3% 67% Flyball: C
t5 0-1 1 --- 4,(0-2)  O CHC D. Fondy C. Erskine 2% 69% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-1 2 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC C. McCullough C. Erskine 2% 71% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Sam Jones facing 8-9-1
b5 1-0 0 --- 3,(0-2)  O BRO C. Furillo S. Jones -2% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  R BRO C. Erskine S. Jones 11% 79% Home Run (Fly Ball)
b5 2-0 1 --- 6,(3-2)  BRO J. Gilliam S. Jones 2% 81% Walk
b5 2-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  RR BRO P. Reese S. Jones 11% 92% Home Run (Fly Ball); Gilliam Scores
b5 4-0 1 --- 3,(2-0)  O BRO D. Snider S. Jones -0% 92% Bunt Popfly: P
b5 4-0 2 --- 8,(3-2)  O BRO R. Campanella S. Jones -0% 92% Strikeout Swinging
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 4.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 9-1-2
Lloyd Merriman pinch hits for Sam Jones (P) batting 9th
t6 0-4 0 --- 1,(0-0)  CHC L. Merriman C. Erskine -3% 89% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t6 0-4 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O CHC E. Miksis C. Erskine 2% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B; Merriman to 2B
t6 0-4 1 -2- 1,(0-0)  O CHC G. Baker C. Erskine 2% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B; Merriman to 3B
t6 0-4 2 --3 2,(0-1)  O CHC B. Speake C. Erskine 2% 95% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 5-6-7
Dave Hillman replaces Lloyd Merriman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  BRO S. Amoros D. Hillman 1% 96% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
b6 4-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BRO G. Hodges D. Hillman -0% 95% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Amoros to 2B
b6 4-0 1 -2- 5,(3-1)  BRO J. Robinson D. Hillman 0% 96% Walk
b6 4-0 1 12- 6,(3-2)  BRO C. Furillo D. Hillman 1% 97% Walk; Amoros to 3B; Robinson to 2B
b6 4-0 1 123 5,(2-2)  RO BRO C. Erskine D. Hillman 0% 97% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Amoros Scores/unER
b6 5-0 2 12- 2,(1-0)  O BRO J. Gilliam D. Hillman -1% 97% Lineout: LF
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 5.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-5, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 4-5-6
t7 0-5 0 --- 7,(3-2)  CHC R. Jackson C. Erskine -2% 95% Walk
t7 0-5 0 1-- 5,(2-2)  O CHC J. King C. Erskine 1% 96% Groundout: 1B-P; Jackson to 2B
t7 0-5 1 -2- 3,(1-1)  CHC E. Banks C. Erskine -2% 94% Single to RF (Fly Ball); Jackson to 3B
t7 0-5 1 1-3 3,(1-1)  OO CHC D. Fondy C. Erskine 4% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 2-3-4
b7 5-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  BRO P. Reese D. Hillman 0% 99% Walk
b7 5-0 0 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BRO D. Snider D. Hillman -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B; Reese to 2B
b7 5-0 1 -2- 2,(0-1)  RR BRO R. Campanella D. Hillman 1% 100% Home Run (Fly Ball to LF-CF); Reese Scores
b7 7-0 1 --- 5,(3-1)  BRO S. Amoros D. Hillman 0% 100% Walk
b7 7-0 1 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BRO G. Hodges D. Hillman -0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
b7 7-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BRO J. Robinson D. Hillman -0% 100% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 7.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-7, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 8-9-1
t8 0-7 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O CHC C. McCullough C. Erskine 0% 100% Flyball: LF
Frank Baumholtz pinch hits for Dave Hillman (P) batting 9th
t8 0-7 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O CHC F. Baumholtz C. Erskine 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 0-7 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O CHC E. Miksis C. Erskine 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 7-0, Cubs' John Andre facing 8-9-1
John Andre replaces Frank Baumholtz (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Jim Bolger replaces Eddie Miksis playing CF batting 1st
b8 7-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BRO C. Furillo J. Andre -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
b8 7-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  BRO C. Erskine J. Andre 0% 100% Single to SS
b8 7-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  BRO J. Gilliam J. Andre 0% 100% Hit By Pitch; Erskine to 2B
b8 7-0 1 12- 1,(0-0)  OO BRO P. Reese J. Andre -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 7.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-7, Dodgers' Carl Erskine facing 2-3-4
t9 0-7 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O CHC G. Baker C. Erskine 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 0-7 1 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC B. Speake C. Erskine 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t9 0-7 2 --- 3,(0-2)  O CHC R. Jackson C. Erskine 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Dodgers 7.

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