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Standings
WSH
@CHW
7
1
BOS
@DET
6
1
NYY
@SLB
17
3
CIN
@BRO
0
8
CHC
@BSN
9
3
PIT
@NYG
7
4
 
(10)
STL
@PHI
8
4
Thursday, May 3, 1951,
, Braves Field
Attendance: 4,740, Time of Game: 2:15
Cubs
9
6-7
 Won 1 
6th, 2½ GB
at Braves
3
11-7
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Bob Schultz (2-1)
L: Max Surkont (3-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  1  0   0  0  4   2  1  1    9  9  1
Braves          0  0  1   0  0  0   0  2  0    3  9  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Terwilliger 2B 5 1 1 1 0 1 .204 .486 -0.064 0.73 0.025 -0.088 0.5 3 2
Bill Serena 3B 3 2 1 0 1 1 .321 1.071 -0.003 0.59 0.044 -0.047 0.6 0 1 HBP
Frank Baumholtz RF 4 1 1 0 1 1 .277 .691 0.059 0.70 0.103 -0.044 -0.1 2 0
Hank Sauer LF 4 2 2 2 1 1 .306 .883 0.131 0.97 0.152 -0.021 1.9 1 1 HR
   Hal Jeffcoat PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Andy Pafko CF 5 2 3 4 0 0 .340 1.129 0.276 1.03 0.297 -0.021 3.1 6 0 HR,3B
Dee Fondy 1B 3 0 0 1 1 0 .267 .713 -0.041 0.41 0.012 -0.053 -0.4 7 0 SB,CS
Rube Walker C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .184 .664 -0.047 0.48 0.000 -0.047 -0.8 3 0
Jack Cusick SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 .143 .508 0.028 0.44 0.049 -0.021 0.8 4 3
Bob Schultz P 3 0 0 0 0 2 .125 .250 -0.032 0.56 0.000 -0.032 -0.7 0 1 SH
Team Totals 34 9 9 8 5 6 .265 .875 0.307 0.66 0.682 -0.374 4.8 27 8
3B: A Pafko (2, off D Cole).
HR: H Sauer (2, off M Surkont; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); A Pafko (5, off M Surkont; 6th inn, 3 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF).
SH: B Schultz (1, off M Surkont).
HBP: B Serena (1, by M Surkont).
TB: A Pafko 8; H Sauer 5; F Baumholtz; W Terwilliger; J Cusick; B Serena.
RBI: A Pafko 4 (18); H Sauer 2 (6); D Fondy (5); W Terwilliger (2).
2-out RBI: H Sauer.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Terwilliger-J Cusick-D Fondy.
E: J Cusick (1).
Outfield Assists: H Sauer (M Surkont at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: D Fondy (2, 2nd base off M Surkont/W Cooper).
CS: D Fondy (2, Home by M Surkont/W Cooper).

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roy Hartsfield 2B 3 2 1 0 2 1 .267 .741 0.094 0.59 0.115 -0.021 1.0 1 1 2B
Sam Jethroe CF 4 1 2 3 0 0 .225 .825 0.055 0.92 0.102 -0.047 1.9 4 0 HR
Earl Torgeson 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .183 .546 -0.133 0.95 0.000 -0.133 -1.5 7 2 GDP
Bob Elliott 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .396 1.032 0.033 0.46 0.044 -0.011 0.6 1 2 2B
Sid Gordon RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .302 .882 -0.083 0.79 0.000 -0.083 -1.1 0 0
Walker Cooper C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .277 .760 -0.047 0.62 0.010 -0.057 -0.4 7 0
Luis Olmo LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .300 .814 -0.002 0.49 0.028 -0.030 -0.5 6 0
Buddy Kerr SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .343 .852 -0.049 0.54 0.002 -0.051 -0.4 0 2
Max Surkont P 2 0 1 0 0 0 .100 .200 -0.054 1.04 0.000 -0.054 -0.4 1 2
   Blix Donnelly P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Luis Marquez PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .571 -0.004 0.14 0.000 -0.004 -0.2
   Dave Cole P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ray Mueller PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .500 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.3
Team Totals 35 3 9 3 2 2 .257 .697 -0.192 0.66 0.301 -0.493 -1.2 27 9
2B: B Elliott (5, off B Schultz); R Hartsfield (2, off B Schultz).
HR: S Jethroe (6, off B Schultz; 8th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
TB: S Jethroe 5; B Elliott 3; R Hartsfield 2; L Olmo; B Kerr; W Cooper; M Surkont.
GIDP: E Torgeson (3).
RBI: S Jethroe 3 (15).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 4.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Schultz, W (2-1) 9 9 3 3 2 2 1 2.28 37 57 0.191 0.66 1.2
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 2 2 1 3.00 37 57 0.191 0.66 1.2

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Max Surkont, L (3-1) 6.1 7 7 7 3 2 2 2.97 29 30 -0.300 0.89 -3.9
Blix Donnelly 0.2 0 0 0 0 2 0 7.36 2 2 1 -0.003 0.31 0.1
Dave Cole 2 2 2 2 2 2 0 4.50 10 0 0 -0.006 0.02 -1.1
Team Totals 9 9 9 9 5 6 2 9.00 41 30 2 1 -0.309 0.66 -4.8
Balks: None.
WP: M Surkont (1); B Donnelly (1).
HBP: M Surkont (1; B Serena).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Stewart, 1B - Jocko Conlan, 2B - (none), 3B - Artie Gore.
Time of Game: 2:15.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Boston Braves
1 Wayne Terwilliger 2B 1 Roy Hartsfield 2B
2 Bill Serena 3B 2 Sam Jethroe CF
3 Frank Baumholtz RF 3 Earl Torgeson 1B
4 Hank Sauer LF 4 Bob Elliott 3B
5 Andy Pafko CF 5 Sid Gordon RF
6 Dee Fondy 1B 6 Walker Cooper C
7 Rube Walker C 7 Luis Olmo LF
8 Jack Cusick SS 8 Buddy Kerr SS
9 Bob Schultz P 9 Max Surkont P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-1 1 123 RRRR CHC A. Pafko M. Surkont 28% 92% Home Run (Deep LF-CF); Serena Scores; Baumholtz Scores; Sauer Scores
t2 0-0 0 --- R CHC H. Sauer M. Surkont 11% 61% Home Run (Deep LF)
t6 1-1 1 1-- CHC F. Baumholtz M. Surkont 10% 61% Single to RF; Serena to 3B
b3 0-1 0 -2- R BSN S. Jethroe B. Schultz -9% 41% Single to LF; Hartsfield Scores
b3 1-1 0 1-- OO BSN E. Torgeson B. Schultz 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B

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, Braves' Max Surkont facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger M. Surkont -2% 48% Groundout: P-SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Serena M. Surkont -1% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC F. Baumholtz M. Surkont -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bob Schultz facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- BSN R. Hartsfield B. Schultz -4% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O BSN S. Jethroe B. Schultz 3% 45% Flyball: 2B
b1 0-0 1 1-- O BSN E. Torgeson B. Schultz 3% 48% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-0 2 1-- BSN B. Elliott B. Schultz -2% 46% Single; Hartsfield to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- O BSN S. Gordon B. Schultz 4% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Max Surkont facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- R CHC H. Sauer M. Surkont 11% 61% Home Run (Deep LF)
t2 1-0 0 --- O CHC A. Pafko M. Surkont -2% 59% Flyball: 3B
t2 1-0 1 --- O CHC D. Fondy M. Surkont -1% 58% Flyball: LF
t2 1-0 2 --- O CHC R. Walker M. Surkont -1% 57% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Bob Schultz facing 6-7-8
b2 0-1 0 --- O BSN W. Cooper B. Schultz 2% 59% Flyball: 1B
b2 0-1 1 --- BSN L. Olmo B. Schultz -3% 56% Single
b2 0-1 1 1-- O BSN B. Kerr B. Schultz 3% 60% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 2 1-- O BSN M. Surkont B. Schultz 3% 62% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Max Surkont facing 8-9-1
t3 1-0 0 --- CHC J. Cusick M. Surkont 3% 65% Single
t3 1-0 0 1-- O CHC B. Schultz M. Surkont -1% 64% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Cusick to 2B
t3 1-0 1 -2- O CHC W. Terwilliger M. Surkont -3% 61% Flyball: LF
t3 1-0 2 -2- O CHC B. Serena M. Surkont -3% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Bob Schultz facing 1-2-3
b3 0-1 0 --- BSN R. Hartsfield B. Schultz -8% 50% Double to LF
b3 0-1 0 -2- R BSN S. Jethroe B. Schultz -9% 41% Single to LF; Hartsfield Scores
b3 1-1 0 1-- OO BSN E. Torgeson B. Schultz 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b3 1-1 2 --- BSN B. Elliott B. Schultz -1% 47% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball)
b3 1-1 2 1-- O BSN S. Gordon B. Schultz 3% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Braves 1.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Braves' Max Surkont facing 3-4-5
t4 1-1 0 --- O CHC F. Baumholtz M. Surkont -3% 47% Groundout: P-1B
t4 1-1 1 --- O CHC H. Sauer M. Surkont -2% 45% Flyball: CF
t4 1-1 2 --- CHC A. Pafko M. Surkont 1% 47% Single
t4 1-1 2 1-- O CHC D. Fondy M. Surkont -3% 44% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Bob Schultz facing 6-7-8
b4 1-1 0 --- O BSN W. Cooper B. Schultz 3% 47% Flyball: 1B
b4 1-1 1 --- O BSN L. Olmo B. Schultz 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b4 1-1 2 --- O BSN B. Kerr B. Schultz 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Braves 1.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Braves' Max Surkont facing 7-8-9
t5 1-1 0 --- O CHC R. Walker M. Surkont -3% 47% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 1-1 1 --- O CHC J. Cusick M. Surkont -2% 45% Flyball: LF
t5 1-1 2 --- O CHC B. Schultz M. Surkont -1% 44% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Bob Schultz facing 9-1-2
b5 1-1 0 --- O BSN M. Surkont B. Schultz 3% 46% Single to LF; Surkont out at 2B/LF-2B
b5 1-1 1 --- O BSN R. Hartsfield B. Schultz 2% 49% Flyball: SS
b5 1-1 2 --- O BSN S. Jethroe B. Schultz 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Braves 1.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Braves' Max Surkont facing 1-2-3
t6 1-1 0 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger M. Surkont -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t6 1-1 1 --- CHC B. Serena M. Surkont 4% 50% Hit By Pitch
t6 1-1 1 1-- CHC F. Baumholtz M. Surkont 10% 61% Single to RF; Serena to 3B
t6 1-1 1 1-3 CHC H. Sauer M. Surkont 4% 64% Walk; Baumholtz to 2B
t6 1-1 1 123 RRRR CHC A. Pafko M. Surkont 28% 92% Home Run (Deep LF-CF); Serena Scores; Baumholtz Scores; Sauer Scores
t6 5-1 1 --- CHC D. Fondy M. Surkont 1% 93% Walk
t6 5-1 1 1-- CHC R. Walker M. Surkont 1% 93% Fondy Steals 2B
t6 5-1 1 -2- O CHC R. Walker M. Surkont -1% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Fondy to 3B
t6 5-1 2 --3 O CHC J. Cusick M. Surkont -1% 92% Fondy Caught Stealing Hm (C)
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 5, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-5, Cubs' Bob Schultz facing 3-4-5
b6 1-5 0 --- O BSN E. Torgeson B. Schultz 2% 93% Flyball: RF
b6 1-5 1 --- O BSN B. Elliott B. Schultz 1% 94% Groundout: P-1B
b6 1-5 2 --- O BSN S. Gordon B. Schultz 1% 95% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 5, Braves 1.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-1, Braves' Max Surkont facing 8-9-1
t7 5-1 0 --- CHC J. Cusick M. Surkont 1% 96% Walk
t7 5-1 0 1-- O CHC B. Schultz M. Surkont -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B; Cusick to 2B
t7 5-1 1 -2- CHC W. Terwilliger M. Surkont 1% 96% Wild Pitch; Cusick to 3B
t7 5-1 1 --3 R CHC W. Terwilliger M. Surkont 1% 97% Single to CF; Cusick Scores
t7 6-1 1 1-- CHC B. Serena M. Surkont 1% 98% Single; Terwilliger to 3B
Blix Donnelly replaces Max Surkont pitching and batting 9th
t7 6-1 1 1-3 O CHC F. Baumholtz B. Donnelly -1% 97% Strikeout
t7 6-1 2 1-3 R CHC H. Sauer B. Donnelly 1% 99% Wild Pitch; Terwilliger Scores; Serena to 2B
t7 7-1 2 -2- O CHC H. Sauer B. Donnelly -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 7, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-7, Cubs' Bob Schultz facing 6-7-8
b7 1-7 0 --- BSN W. Cooper B. Schultz -1% 97% Single
b7 1-7 0 1-- O BSN L. Olmo B. Schultz 1% 98% Flyball: CF
b7 1-7 1 1-- O BSN B. Kerr B. Schultz 1% 99% Flyball: CF
Luis Marquez pinch hits for Blix Donnelly (P) batting 9th
b7 1-7 2 1-- O BSN L. Marquez B. Schultz 0% 99% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 7, Braves 1.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 7-1, Braves' Dave Cole facing 5-6-7
Dave Cole replaces Luis Marquez (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 7-1 0 --- CHC A. Pafko D. Cole 0% 100% Triple to CF (Deep CF)
t8 7-1 0 --3 RO CHC D. Fondy D. Cole 0% 100% Flyball: LF; Pafko Scores
t8 8-1 1 --- O CHC R. Walker D. Cole -0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 8-1 2 --- O CHC J. Cusick D. Cole -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 8, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-8, Cubs' Bob Schultz facing 1-2-3
b8 1-8 0 --- BSN R. Hartsfield B. Schultz -0% 99% Walk
b8 1-8 0 1-- RR BSN S. Jethroe B. Schultz -1% 98% Home Run (Deep LF); Hartsfield Scores
b8 3-8 0 --- O BSN E. Torgeson B. Schultz 1% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 3-8 1 --- BSN B. Elliott B. Schultz -1% 98% Double to LF (Deep LF)
b8 3-8 1 -2- O BSN S. Gordon B. Schultz 1% 99% Flyball: RF
b8 3-8 2 -2- O BSN W. Cooper B. Schultz 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 8, Braves 3.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 8-3, Braves' Dave Cole facing 9-1-2
t9 8-3 0 --- O CHC B. Schultz D. Cole -0% 99% Strikeout
t9 8-3 1 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger D. Cole -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
t9 8-3 2 --- CHC B. Serena D. Cole 0% 99% Walk
t9 8-3 2 1-- CHC F. Baumholtz D. Cole 0% 99% Walk; Serena to 2B
t9 8-3 2 12- R CHC H. Sauer D. Cole 0% 100% Single; Serena Scores; Baumholtz to 2B
Hal Jeffcoat pinch runs for Hank Sauer (LF) batting 4th
t9 9-3 2 12- O CHC A. Pafko D. Cole -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 9, Braves 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 3-9, Cubs' Bob Schultz facing 7-8-9
Hal Jeffcoat moves from PR to LF
b9 3-9 0 --- O BSN L. Olmo B. Schultz 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 3-9 1 --- BSN B. Kerr B. Schultz -0% 100% Single
Ray Mueller pinch hits for Dave Cole (P) batting 9th
b9 3-9 1 1-- O BSN R. Mueller B. Schultz 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 3-9 2 1-- O BSN R. Hartsfield B. Schultz 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 9, Braves 3.

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