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Scores
Standings
WSH
@CHW
5
4
 
(12)
WSH
@CHW
11
2
NYY
@CLE
2
4
NYY
@CLE
3
2
BOS
@DET
4
3
BOS
@DET
2
5
PHA
@SLB
3
2
PHA
@SLB
5
6
CIN
@BRO
4
3
CIN
@BRO
3
5
CHC
@BSN
5
3
CHC
@BSN
7
6
STL
@NYG
8
4
STL
@NYG
19
2
PIT
@PHI
6
7
PIT
@PHI
13
0
Wednesday, July 4, 1945,
, Braves Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:09
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cubs
5
35-28
 Won 3 
2nd, 3 GB
at Braves
3
33-33
 Lost 2 
6th, 7½ GB
W: Paul Erickson (4-2)
L: Bob Logan (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            1  1  0   0  2  0   0  1  0    5 11  1
Braves          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    3 10  3

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Stan Hack 3B 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .323 .435 .418 .854 0 2 SB
Don Johnson 2B 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .307 .330 .367 .697 0 4
Bill Nicholson RF 3 0 0 0 1 2 5 .251 .389 .379 .768 2 0 SH
Phil Cavarretta 1B 5 1 3 2 0 0 5 .371 .467 .510 .977 8 0 2B
Andy Pafko CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .308 .366 .460 .825 5 0
Peanuts Lowrey LF 4 0 2 1 0 2 4 .273 .342 .410 .751 5 0 3B
Dewey Williams C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .370 .442 .478 .921 3 0
Lennie Merullo SS 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 .221 .261 .274 .535 4 5 SB
Paul Erickson P 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 .083 .083 .083 .167 0 1 2·SH
   Paul Derringer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .205 .256 .462 0 0
Team Totals 37 5 11 4 1 5 41 .297 .316 .378 .694 27 12
2B: P Cavarretta (15).
3B: P Lowrey (3).
SH: B Nicholson (2); P Erickson 2 (3).
TB: P Lowrey 4; P Cavarretta 4; S Hack 3; D Johnson 2; L Merullo.
RBI: P Cavarretta 2 (48); S Hack (20); P Lowrey (34).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Johnson-L Merullo-P Cavarretta 2.
E: L Merullo (8).
Baserunning
SB: S Hack (5); L Merullo (1).

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Dick Culler SS 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .270 .335 .316 .651 1 5
Phil Masi 1B 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .333 .426 .519 .944 9 0 HR,GDP
Tommy Holmes RF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .402 .475 .633 1.108 1 0 2B
Butch Nieman LF 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .236 .376 .466 .842 1 0
Chuck Workman 3B 3 0 2 0 0 0 4 .286 .367 .481 .848 1 4 2B,HBP
Carden Gillenwater CF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .270 .386 .375 .761 2 1
Stew Hofferth C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .280 .333 .320 .653 6 0
Frank Drews 2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .208 .229 .264 .494 4 0
   Bill Ramsey 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .296 .296 .370 .667
   Whitey Wietelmann 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .310 .296 .606 2 0
   Jim Tobin 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .213 .383 .468 .851
   Steve Shemo 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .255 .261 .516 0 0
Bob Logan P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .179 .233 .286 .519 0 1
   Joe Medwick 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .268 .310 .360 .670 GDP
   Don Hendrickson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Joe Mack 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .231 .320 .323 .643
   Mort Cooper P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .310 .259 .570 0 0
Team Totals 36 3 10 3 3 3 40 .278 .350 .417 .767 27 11
2B: T Holmes (19); C Workman (6).
HR: P Masi (3).
HBP: C Workman (2).
TB: P Masi 6; C Workman 3; T Holmes 3; D Culler; B Ramsey; C Gillenwater.
GIDP: P Masi (5); J Medwick (7).
RBI: C Gillenwater (36); T Holmes (62); P Masi (21).
Team LOB: 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Gillenwater-F Drews.
E: P Masi (4); C Workman 2 (13).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Paul Erickson, W (4-2) 7.1 9 3 3 2 2 1 3.38 33 48
Paul Derringer, S (2) 1.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 4.19 7
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 3 3 1 3.00 40 48

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bob Logan, L (4-3) 7 10 4 4 1 3 0 3.19 33 43
Don Hendrickson 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 5
Mort Cooper 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2.56 3
Team Totals 9 11 5 4 1 5 0 4.00 41 43
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: P Erickson (5).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ziggy Sears, 1B - George Barr, 2B - (none), 3B - Tom Dunn.
Time of Game: 2:09.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

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