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CLE
@CHW
4
5
CLE
@CHW
7
4
PHA
@NYY
8
7
DET
@SLB
2
4
DET
@SLB
8
7
BOS
@WSH
4
0
BRO
@BSN
0
5
CHC
@CIN
5
4
CHC
@CIN
1
4
NYG
@PHI
0
4
NYG
@PHI
4
2
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STL
@PIT
4
2
STL
@PIT
0
8
Sunday, August 21, 1949,
, Braves Field
Attendance: 20,723, Time of Game: 1:38
Dodgers
0
69-45
 Lost 2 
2nd, 1½ GB
at Braves
5
59-56
 Won 2 
3rd, 12 GB
W: Bill Voiselle (6-3)
L: Don Newcombe (11-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  8  0
Braves          0  1  3   0  1  0   0  0  X    5  8  0

Brooklyn Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pee Wee Reese SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .295 .404 .440 .845 -0.007 0.51 0.044 -0.050 0.1 2 3 SB
Marv Rackley LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .333 .374 .413 .787 -0.034 0.65 0.018 -0.053 -0.4 0 0
Duke Snider CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .286 .346 .488 .834 -0.066 0.69 0.000 -0.066 -1.2 1 0
Jackie Robinson 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .358 .433 .552 .985 -0.027 0.47 0.019 -0.046 -0.7 5 3 GDP
Spider Jorgensen 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .244 .344 .346 .691 -0.034 0.55 0.025 -0.059 0.1 1 1 2B
Gil Hodges 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .303 .364 .479 .843 -0.046 0.63 0.000 -0.046 -0.6 9 0
   Gene Hermanski PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .310 .434 .515 .949 -0.004 0.17 0.000 -0.004 -0.3
Carl Furillo RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .286 .337 .433 .770 0.015 0.33 0.031 -0.017 -0.4 1 1
Roy Campanella C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .265 .365 .473 .838 -0.052 0.66 0.000 -0.052 -0.9 5 0
Don Newcombe P 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .209 .243 .239 .482 -0.014 0.60 0.018 -0.033 -0.2 0 2
Team Totals 33 0 8 0 1 4 34 .242 .265 .273 .537 -0.269 0.55 0.155 -0.426 -4.3 24 10
2B: S Jorgensen (5, off B Voiselle).
TB: S Jorgensen 3; C Furillo 2; P Reese; D Newcombe; J Robinson; M Rackley.
GIDP: J Robinson (15).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Newcombe-P Reese-G Hodges.
Outfield Assists: C Furillo (E Stanky at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: P Reese (23, 2nd base off B Voiselle/B Salkeld).

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Stanky 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .285 .415 .346 .761 0.049 0.43 0.057 -0.008 0.2 3 2
Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .282 .416 .434 .849 -0.064 0.69 0.000 -0.064 -1.0 10 3
Al Dark SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .281 .324 .366 .690 -0.022 0.52 0.032 -0.054 -0.4 3 2 2B,GDP
Pete Reiser CF 3 3 2 2 1 0 4 .273 .368 .449 .818 0.159 0.74 0.159 -0.001 2.0 2 0 HR
Jeff Heath LF 4 0 1 2 0 1 4 .316 .361 .614 .975 0.088 0.71 0.124 -0.037 1.2 0 0 2B
   Ed Sauer LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .317 .357 .674 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Tommy Holmes RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .267 .338 .421 .759 -0.043 0.43 0.000 -0.043 -0.9 3 1
Bill Salkeld C 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .260 .438 .350 .788 0.115 0.38 0.123 -0.008 0.7 4 0 2B
Connie Ryan 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .235 .316 .324 .639 -0.032 0.42 0.002 -0.034 -0.3 0 0 2B
Bill Voiselle P 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .116 .156 .140 .295 -0.020 0.34 0.004 -0.024 -0.4 1 4
Team Totals 31 5 8 5 2 4 33 .258 .303 .484 .787 0.230 0.53 0.501 -0.273 1.1 27 12
2B: B Salkeld (5, off D Newcombe); A Dark (23, off D Newcombe); J Heath (2, off D Newcombe); C Ryan (6, off D Newcombe).
HR: P Reiser (8, off D Newcombe, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: P Reiser 5; A Dark 2; J Heath 2; C Ryan 2; B Salkeld 2; B Voiselle; E Stanky.
GIDP: A Dark (9).
RBI: P Reiser 2 (34); J Heath 2 (11); B Salkeld (15).
2-out RBI: P Reiser 2; J Heath 2; B Salkeld.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. A Dark-E Stanky-E Fletcher; T Holmes-E Fletcher.
Outfield Assists: T Holmes (J Robinson at 1st base).

Brooklyn Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Newcombe, L (11-6) 8 8 5 5 2 4 1 3.57 33 48 -0.229 0.53 -1.1
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 2 4 1 5.62 33 48 -0.229 0.53 -1.1

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Voiselle, W (6-3) 9 8 0 0 1 4 0 3.31 34 74 0.271 0.55 4.3
Team Totals 9 8 0 0 1 4 0 0.00 34 74 0.271 0.55 4.3
Balks: None.
WP: B Voiselle (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Dascoli, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - (none), 3B - Beans Reardon.
Time of Game: 1:38.
Attendance: 20,723.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Brooklyn Dodgers         Boston Braves
1 Pee Wee Reese SS 1 Eddie Stanky 2B
2 Marv Rackley LF 2 Elbie Fletcher 1B
3 Duke Snider CF 3 Al Dark SS
4 Jackie Robinson 2B 4 Pete Reiser CF
5 Spider Jorgensen 3B 5 Jeff Heath LF
6 Gil Hodges 1B 6 Tommy Holmes RF
7 Carl Furillo RF 7 Bill Salkeld C
8 Roy Campanella C 8 Connie Ryan 3B
9 Don Newcombe P 9 Bill Voiselle P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 2-0 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  RR BSN J. Heath D. Newcombe 12% 90% Double to LF; Reiser Scores; Dark Scores
b2 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  R BSN B. Salkeld D. Newcombe 12% 65% Double to RF; Reiser Scores
b3 1-0 2 -23 5,(1-2)  R BSN P. Reiser D. Newcombe 9% 77% Single to 1B; Dark to 3B; Stanky Scores
b1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO BSN A. Dark D. Newcombe -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  BSN P. Reiser D. Newcombe 4% 59% Walk

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Bill Voiselle facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  BRO P. Reese B. Voiselle -4% 46% Single to 1B/Bunt
t1 0-0 0 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BRO M. Rackley B. Voiselle 3% 50% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O BRO D. Snider B. Voiselle 3% 52% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BRO J. Robinson B. Voiselle 2% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Don Newcombe facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- 8,(3-2)  BSN E. Stanky D. Newcombe 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BSN E. Fletcher D. Newcombe -3% 55% Groundout: RF-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 1 1-- 3,(0-2)  OO BSN A. Dark D. Newcombe -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Bill Voiselle facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BRO S. Jorgensen B. Voiselle 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 1 --- 2,(1-0)  O BRO G. Hodges B. Voiselle 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  BRO C. Furillo B. Voiselle -1% 53% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O BRO R. Campanella B. Voiselle 2% 55% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Don Newcombe facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- 5,(3-1)  BSN P. Reiser D. Newcombe 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- 4,(1-2)  O BSN J. Heath D. Newcombe -3% 55% Flyball: 2B
b2 0-0 1 1-- 3,(2-0)  O BSN T. Holmes D. Newcombe -3% 52% Flyball: 3B
b2 0-0 2 1-- 6,(3-2)  R BSN B. Salkeld D. Newcombe 12% 65% Double to RF; Reiser Scores
b2 1-0 2 -2- 1,(0-0)  O BSN C. Ryan D. Newcombe -3% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 1.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Bill Voiselle facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- 8,(3-2)  O BRO D. Newcombe B. Voiselle 3% 64% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BRO P. Reese B. Voiselle 2% 66% Strikeout Swinging
t3 0-1 2 --- 4,(2-1)  O BRO M. Rackley B. Voiselle 1% 67% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Don Newcombe facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BSN B. Voiselle D. Newcombe -2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  BSN E. Stanky D. Newcombe 2% 67% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b3 1-0 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BSN E. Fletcher D. Newcombe -3% 65% Flyball: 2B
b3 1-0 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  BSN A. Dark D. Newcombe 3% 68% Double to LF (Line Drive); Stanky to 3B
b3 1-0 2 -23 5,(1-2)  R BSN P. Reiser D. Newcombe 9% 77% Single to 1B; Dark to 3B; Stanky Scores
b3 2-0 2 1-3 5,(2-2)  RR BSN J. Heath D. Newcombe 12% 90% Double to LF; Reiser Scores; Dark Scores
b3 4-0 2 -2- 2,(1-0)  O BSN T. Holmes D. Newcombe -1% 88% Groundout: 1B unassisted
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 4.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' Bill Voiselle facing 3-4-5
t4 0-4 0 --- 3,(1-1)  O BRO D. Snider B. Voiselle 2% 90% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-4 1 --- 2,(1-0)  BRO J. Robinson B. Voiselle -2% 88% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t4 0-4 1 1-- 8,(3-2)  OO BRO S. Jorgensen B. Voiselle 4% 92% Line Drive Double Play: RF-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-0, Dodgers' Don Newcombe facing 7-8-9
b4 4-0 0 --- 6,(3-2)  O BSN B. Salkeld D. Newcombe -1% 91% Strikeout Swinging
b4 4-0 1 --- 2,(0-1)  O BSN C. Ryan D. Newcombe -0% 91% Lineout: CF
b4 4-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  BSN B. Voiselle D. Newcombe 0% 91% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b4 4-0 2 1-- 5,(3-1)  O BSN E. Stanky D. Newcombe -1% 90% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 4.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' Bill Voiselle facing 6-7-8
t5 0-4 0 --- 5,(1-2)  O BRO G. Hodges B. Voiselle 2% 92% Strikeout Swinging
t5 0-4 1 --- 6,(2-2)  BRO C. Furillo B. Voiselle -2% 90% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t5 0-4 1 1-- 3,(1-1)  O BRO R. Campanella B. Voiselle 2% 92% Flyball: 2B
t5 0-4 2 1-- 4,(2-1)  BRO D. Newcombe B. Voiselle -2% 90% Single to RF (Line Drive); Furillo to 3B
t5 0-4 2 1-3 4,(1-2)  O BRO P. Reese B. Voiselle 3% 94% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-0, Dodgers' Don Newcombe facing 2-3-4
b5 4-0 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BSN E. Fletcher D. Newcombe -1% 93% Strikeout Looking
b5 4-0 1 --- 5,(2-2)  O BSN A. Dark D. Newcombe -0% 93% Strikeout Swinging
b5 4-0 2 --- 2,(1-0)  R BSN P. Reiser D. Newcombe 3% 96% Home Run
b5 5-0 2 --- 5,(2-2)  O BSN J. Heath D. Newcombe -0% 96% Strikeout Swinging
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 5.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-5, Braves' Bill Voiselle facing 2-3-4
t6 0-5 0 --- 2,(1-0)  BRO M. Rackley B. Voiselle -2% 94% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t6 0-5 0 1-- 1,(0-0)  O BRO D. Snider B. Voiselle 2% 96% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 0-5 1 1-- 4,(2-1)  OO BRO J. Robinson B. Voiselle 2% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-0, Dodgers' Don Newcombe facing 6-7-8
b6 5-0 0 --- 2,(0-1)  O BSN T. Holmes D. Newcombe -0% 97% Flyball: 2B
b6 5-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BSN B. Salkeld D. Newcombe -0% 97% Flyball: RF
b6 5-0 2 --- 3,(1-1)  BSN C. Ryan D. Newcombe 0% 98% Double to LF (Ground Ball)
b6 5-0 2 -2- 4,(0-2)  O BSN B. Voiselle D. Newcombe -0% 97% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 5.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-5, Braves' Bill Voiselle facing 5-6-7
t7 0-5 0 --- 3,(1-1)  BRO S. Jorgensen B. Voiselle -2% 95% Double to CF
t7 0-5 0 -2- 3,(1-1)  O BRO G. Hodges B. Voiselle 1% 96% Groundout: P-1B; Jorgensen to 3B
t7 0-5 1 --3 1,(0-0)  O BRO C. Furillo B. Voiselle 2% 98% Flyball: SS
t7 0-5 2 --3 7,(3-2)  O BRO R. Campanella B. Voiselle 1% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-0, Dodgers' Don Newcombe facing 1-2-3
b7 5-0 0 --- 4,(2-1)  O BSN E. Stanky D. Newcombe -0% 99% Foul Bunt Popfly: C
b7 5-0 1 --- 1,(0-0)  O BSN E. Fletcher D. Newcombe -0% 98% Flyball: 1B
b7 5-0 2 --- 2,(0-1)  O BSN A. Dark D. Newcombe -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 5.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-5, Braves' Bill Voiselle facing 9-1-2
t8 0-5 0 --- 4,(1-2)  O BRO D. Newcombe B. Voiselle 1% 99% Groundout: P-1B
t8 0-5 1 --- 4,(3-0)  BRO P. Reese B. Voiselle -1% 98% Walk
t8 0-5 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BRO M. Rackley B. Voiselle 1% 99% Flyball: CF
t8 0-5 2 1-- 1,(0-0)  BRO D. Snider B. Voiselle -0% 99% Reese Steals 2B
t8 0-5 2 -2- 3,(1-1)  BRO D. Snider B. Voiselle -0% 99% Wild Pitch; Reese to 3B
t8 0-5 2 --3 5,(2-2)  O BRO D. Snider B. Voiselle 0% 100% Strikeout Swinging
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-0, Dodgers' Don Newcombe facing 4-5-6
b8 5-0 0 --- 5,(2-2)  O BSN P. Reiser D. Newcombe -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
b8 5-0 1 --- 4,(2-1)  O BSN J. Heath D. Newcombe -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 5-0 2 --- 4,(1-2)  O BSN T. Holmes D. Newcombe -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 5.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-5, Braves' Bill Voiselle facing 4-5-6
Ed Sauer replaces Jeff Heath playing LF batting 5th
t9 0-5 0 --- 1,(0-0)  O BRO J. Robinson B. Voiselle 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 0-5 1 --- 4,(2-1)  BRO S. Jorgensen B. Voiselle -0% 99% Single to 2B
Gene Hermanski pinch hits for Gil Hodges (1B) batting 6th
t9 0-5 1 1-- 2,(1-0)  O BRO G. Hermanski B. Voiselle 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 0-5 2 1-- 2,(0-1)  O BRO C. Furillo B. Voiselle 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Braves 5.

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