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Scores
Standings
PHA
@CHW
7
0
PHA
@CHW
3
5
BOS
@CLE
7
1
BOS
@CLE
2
8
NYY
@DET
6
9
 
(11)
NYY
@DET
2
8
WSH
@SLB
9
5
WSH
@SLB
1
4
STL
@BRO
3
7
STL
@BRO
3
0
PIT
@BSN
6
7
PIT
@BSN
3
0
CIN
@NYG
2
3
CIN
@NYG
5
6
CHC
@PHI
4
3
CHC
@PHI
12
6
Sunday, August 12, 1945,
, Braves Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:21
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Pirates
6
54-53
 Lost 2 
5th, 14½ GB
at Braves
7
49-58
 Won 1 
6th, 20½ GB
L: Al Gerheauser (3-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         4  0  0   0  1  1   0  0  0    6  7  1
Braves          6  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  X    7 12  3

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Johnny Barrett RF 5 0 1 1 0 2 5 .263 .364 .419 .784 1 0
Al Gionfriddo CF 4 2 0 0 1 0 5 .279 .354 .391 .744 0 0
Jim Russell LF 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .286 .366 .409 .775 1 1 2B
Bob Elliott 3B 4 1 1 1 1 1 5 .283 .374 .421 .795 1 4 2B
Bill Salkeld C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .308 .400 .533 .933 7 2
Babe Dahlgren 1B 2 0 1 1 2 0 4 .252 .321 .362 .683 8 2
Frankie Gustine 2B-SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .275 .329 .393 .722 2 3 2B
Vic Barnhart SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .263 .289 .305 .594 4 3 SH
   Frank Colman 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .200 .236 .314 .551
   Pete Coscarart 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .331 .346 .677 0 0
Cookie Cuccurullo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .429 .429 .857 0 0
   Al Gerheauser P 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .279 .311 .419 .730 0 2
Team Totals 34 6 7 5 5 5 40 .206 .308 .294 .602 24 17
2B: J Russell (20); B Elliott (24); F Gustine (22).
SH: V Barnhart (5).
TB: F Gustine 3; B Elliott 2; J Russell 2; B Dahlgren; J Barrett; B Salkeld.
RBI: B Dahlgren (55); F Gustine (36); J Barrett (45); J Russell (61); B Elliott (80).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 3. B Elliott-B Dahlgren-B Salkeld; V Barnhart-F Gustine; B Elliott-B Dahlgren.
E: A Gerheauser (2).

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Tommy Nelson 2B 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .208 .240 .208 .448 3 3
   Whitey Wietelmann 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .319 .311 .630 0 1
Vince Shupe 1B 4 1 1 0 1 2 5 .255 .299 .282 .581 8 2
Tommy Holmes RF 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .370 .445 .598 1.044 2 0 2B
Joe Medwick LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .288 .326 .367 .694 0 0
   Bill Ramsey LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .324 .344 .667 1 0
Chuck Workman 3B 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .264 .343 .445 .788 0 2 SB
Carden Gillenwater CF 2 1 1 1 2 0 4 .290 .387 .383 .769 4 0 SB,GDP
Phil Masi C 2 2 1 3 2 0 4 .292 .381 .440 .821 7 1 3B
Dick Culler SS 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .258 .327 .298 .624 2 0 SH,GDP
Mort Cooper P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .303 .355 .658 0 0
   Johnny Hutchings P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .263 .282 .342 .624 0 1
   Don Hendrickson P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .231 .231 .231 .462 0 0
Team Totals 31 7 12 7 6 5 38 .387 .486 .484 .970 27 10
2B: T Holmes (35).
3B: P Masi (4).
SH: D Culler (6).
TB: T Holmes 4; P Masi 3; T Nelson 3; C Workman 2; D Culler; C Gillenwater; V Shupe.
GIDP: D Culler (6); C Gillenwater (11).
RBI: P Masi 3 (33); C Workman (60); C Gillenwater (59); D Culler (18); T Nelson (1).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. V Shupe.
E: M Cooper (2); T Nelson (5); J Hutchings (2).
Baserunning
SB: C Workman (6); C Gillenwater (11).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Cookie Cuccurullo 0.1 3 5 5 2 1 0 7.22 6 24
Al Gerheauser, L (3-10) 7.2 9 2 2 4 4 0 4.03 32
Team Totals 8 12 7 7 6 5 0 7.88 38 24

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Mort Cooper 0.1 3 4 3 1 0 0 2.92 6 30
Johnny Hutchings 6.2 4 2 1 3 5 0 4.40 28
Don Hendrickson, W (3-1) 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.60 6
Team Totals 9 7 6 4 5 5 0 4.00 40 30
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ziggy Sears, 1B - George Barr, 2B - (none), 3B - Tom Dunn.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Boston Braves
1 Johnny Barrett RF 1 Tommy Nelson 2B
2 Al Gionfriddo CF 2 Vince Shupe 1B
3 Jim Russell LF 3 Tommy Holmes RF
4 Bob Elliott 3B 4 Joe Medwick LF
5 Bill Salkeld C 5 Chuck Workman 3B
6 Babe Dahlgren 1B 6 Carden Gillenwater CF
7 Frankie Gustine 2B 7 Phil Masi C
8 Vic Barnhart SS 8 Dick Culler SS
9 Cookie Cuccurullo P 9 Mort Cooper P

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