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SLB
@CLE
6
4
CHW
@DET
6
3
BOS
@NYY
3
18
WSH
@PHA
3
1
PHI
@BRO
4
0
PHI
@BRO
8
1
NYG
@BSN
4
2
PIT
@CHC
1
3
CIN
@STL
3
5
Saturday, May 10, 1952,
, Braves Field
Attendance: 5,946, Time of Game: 2:34
Giants
4
15-5
 Won 3 
1st
at Braves
2
8-14
 Lost 1 
7th, 8 GB
W: Jim Hearn (3-0)
L: Warren Spahn (1-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          2  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    4 15  0
Braves          0  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    2  3  0

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Davey Williams 2B 5 1 1 0 0 1 .267 .690 -0.126 0.96 0.036 -0.163 -1.9 0 3
Whitey Lockman 1B 4 1 3 0 0 0 .310 .823 0.121 1.01 0.148 -0.027 1.4 14 1 HBP
Bobby Thomson 3B 5 1 3 1 0 0 .288 .913 0.145 1.39 0.211 -0.066 1.5 0 5 2B
Bob Elliott LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .244 .724 -0.019 1.54 0.068 -0.087 -0.2 0 0
   Chuck Diering LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .200 0.010 0.26 0.010 0.000 0.4 0 0
Don Mueller RF 5 0 1 2 0 0 .280 .777 0.107 1.71 0.199 -0.091 -0.3 3 0
Al Dark SS 5 0 2 1 0 0 .266 .650 0.065 1.33 0.185 -0.119 -0.2 2 2 GDP
Willie Mays CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 .211 .610 -0.146 1.06 0.026 -0.173 -1.3 4 0
Wes Westrum C 3 0 2 0 1 1 .333 1.072 0.069 0.70 0.093 -0.024 0.8 3 0 2B
Jim Hearn P 4 0 1 0 0 2 .133 .333 -0.059 0.99 0.030 -0.089 -0.1 1 2
Team Totals 40 4 15 4 2 4 .375 .844 0.167 1.16 1.006 -0.839 -0.1 27 13
2B: W Westrum (5, off W Spahn); B Thomson (4, off W Spahn).
HBP: W Lockman (1, by W Spahn).
TB: B Thomson 4; W Lockman 3; W Westrum 3; A Dark 2; J Hearn; D Williams; W Mays; D Mueller; B Elliott.
GIDP: A Dark (2).
RBI: D Mueller 2 (13); A Dark (10); B Thomson (14).
2-out RBI: A Dark; D Mueller.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 4 for 17.

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roy Hartsfield 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .176 .440 -0.119 1.23 0.000 -0.119 -0.8 3 1
Eddie Mathews 3B 3 1 1 1 1 0 .241 .804 0.146 1.05 0.184 -0.038 0.9 1 2 HR
Sam Jethroe CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .235 .723 -0.131 1.32 0.000 -0.131 -0.8 4 1
Earl Torgeson 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .235 .813 -0.017 1.23 0.067 -0.084 -0.2 9 0
Walker Cooper C 3 1 2 1 0 0 .360 .929 0.085 1.28 0.122 -0.037 0.9 4 0 HR
   Ebba St. Claire C 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .699 -0.026 1.07 0.000 -0.026 -0.1 1 0
Willard Marshall RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .723 -0.110 1.08 0.000 -0.110 -0.7 1 0
Pete Whisenant LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .388 -0.092 1.18 0.000 -0.092 -0.6 3 0
Jack Cusick SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .184 .463 -0.047 0.97 0.000 -0.047 -0.4 1 2
   Jack Daniels PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .697 -0.040 1.62 0.000 -0.040 -0.2
   Buzz Clarkson SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .432 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Warren Spahn P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .188 .500 -0.033 0.66 0.000 -0.033 -0.2 0 1
   Lew Burdette P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   George Crowe PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .091 .322 0.050 1.07 0.050 0.000 0.2
   Dick Donovan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
Team Totals 30 2 3 2 3 3 .100 .482 -0.334 1.15 0.423 -0.757 -2.1 27 9
HR: W Cooper (1, off J Hearn; 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); E Mathews (6, off J Hearn; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: W Cooper 5; E Mathews 4.
RBI: W Cooper (8); E Mathews (13).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 3. S Jethroe-E St. Claire; E Mathews-E Torgeson; J Cusick-R Hartsfield-E Torgeson.
Outfield Assists: S Jethroe (W Westrum at 3rd base).

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Hearn, W (3-0) 9 3 2 2 3 3 2 4.85 33 73 0.333 1.15 2.1
Team Totals 9 3 2 2 3 3 2 2.00 33 73 0.333 1.15 2.1

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Warren Spahn, L (1-3) 6.2 12 4 4 1 4 0 2.55 33 37 -0.236 1.36 -1.3
Lew Burdette 1.1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.55 6 2 0 0.055 0.67 0.9
Dick Donovan 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.13 4 0 0 0.015 0.36 0.5
Team Totals 9 15 4 4 2 4 0 4.00 43 37 2 0 -0.166 1.16 0.1
Balks: L Burdette (1).
WP: None.
HBP: W Spahn (1; W Lockman).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Lee Ballanfant.
Time of Game: 2:34.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Giants         Boston Braves
1 Davey Williams 2B 1 Roy Hartsfield 2B
2 Whitey Lockman 1B 2 Eddie Mathews 3B
3 Bobby Thomson 3B 3 Sam Jethroe CF
4 Bob Elliott LF 4 Earl Torgeson 1B
5 Don Mueller RF 5 Walker Cooper C
6 Al Dark SS 6 Willard Marshall RF
7 Willie Mays CF 7 Pete Whisenant LF
8 Wes Westrum C 8 Jack Cusick SS
9 Jim Hearn P 9 Warren Spahn P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-2 2 1-3 R NYG D. Mueller W. Spahn 20% 70% Single to RF; Thomson Scores; Elliott to 2B
b4 1-2 0 --- R BSN E. Mathews J. Hearn -14% 44% Home Run
t1 0-0 0 12- R NYG B. Thomson W. Spahn 14% 73% Double to CF; Williams Scores; Lockman to 3B
t7 3-2 2 12- R NYG A. Dark W. Spahn 13% 83% Single to LF; Elliott Scores; Mueller to 3B
t6 2-2 0 1-- OO NYG W. Mays W. Spahn -11% 44% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYG D. Williams W. Spahn 4% 54% Single to CF
t1 0-0 0 1-- NYG W. Lockman W. Spahn 6% 59% Single to LF; Williams to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- R NYG B. Thomson W. Spahn 14% 73% Double to CF; Williams Scores; Lockman to 3B
t1 1-0 0 -23 NYG B. Elliott W. Spahn 2% 75% Fielder's Choice 2B; Lockman stays at 3B; Thomson stays at 2B; Elliott to 1B
t1 1-0 0 123 RO NYG D. Mueller W. Spahn -2% 73% Flyball: LF; Lockman Scores
t1 2-0 1 12- OO NYG A. Dark W. Spahn -6% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O BSN R. Hartsfield J. Hearn 2% 69% Flyball: CF
b1 0-2 1 --- O BSN E. Mathews J. Hearn 1% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-2 2 --- O BSN S. Jethroe J. Hearn 1% 71% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 2, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- NYG W. Mays W. Spahn 3% 74% Single to LF
t2 2-0 0 1-- O NYG W. Westrum W. Spahn -2% 71% Strikeout
t2 2-0 1 1-- O NYG J. Hearn W. Spahn -2% 69% Strikeout
t2 2-0 2 1-- O NYG D. Williams W. Spahn -2% 68% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O BSN E. Torgeson J. Hearn 2% 70% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-2 1 --- R BSN W. Cooper J. Hearn -11% 59% Home Run
b2 1-2 1 --- O BSN W. Marshall J. Hearn 2% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 1-2 2 --- O BSN P. Whisenant J. Hearn 1% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 2, Braves 1.
Top of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-1, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 2-3-4
t3 2-1 0 --- NYG W. Lockman W. Spahn 3% 66% Hit By Pitch
t3 2-1 0 1-- NYG B. Thomson W. Spahn 5% 71% Single to LF; Lockman to 2B
t3 2-1 0 12- O NYG B. Elliott W. Spahn -5% 66% Flyball: 1B
t3 2-1 1 12- O NYG D. Mueller W. Spahn -3% 62% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Lockman to 3B
t3 2-1 2 1-3 O NYG A. Dark W. Spahn -5% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Giants 2, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 1-2, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 8-9-1
b3 1-2 0 --- O BSN J. Cusick J. Hearn 3% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-2 1 --- O BSN W. Spahn J. Hearn 2% 62% Strikeout
b3 1-2 2 --- O BSN R. Hartsfield J. Hearn 1% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 2, Braves 1.
Top of the 4th, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-1, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 7-8-9
t4 2-1 0 --- O NYG W. Mays W. Spahn -2% 61% Flyball: CF
t4 2-1 1 --- NYG W. Westrum W. Spahn 4% 65% Double to LF
t4 2-1 1 -2- O NYG J. Hearn W. Spahn -3% 62% Strikeout
t4 2-1 2 -2- O NYG D. Williams W. Spahn -3% 59% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 2, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-2, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 2-3-4
b4 1-2 0 --- R BSN E. Mathews J. Hearn -14% 44% Home Run
b4 2-2 0 --- O BSN S. Jethroe J. Hearn 3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-2 1 --- O BSN E. Torgeson J. Hearn 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b4 2-2 2 --- BSN W. Cooper J. Hearn -1% 47% Single to 3B
b4 2-2 2 1-- O BSN W. Marshall J. Hearn 3% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 2, Braves 2.
Top of the 5th, Giants Batting, Tied 2-2, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 2-3-4
t5 2-2 0 --- NYG W. Lockman W. Spahn 5% 55% Single to RF
t5 2-2 0 1-- O NYG B. Thomson W. Spahn -4% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 2-2 1 1-- O NYG B. Elliott W. Spahn -4% 47% Flyball: LF
t5 2-2 2 1-- O NYG D. Mueller W. Spahn -3% 44% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 2, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Tied 2-2, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 7-8-9
b5 2-2 0 --- O BSN P. Whisenant J. Hearn 3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 2-2 1 --- O BSN J. Cusick J. Hearn 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-2 2 --- O BSN W. Spahn J. Hearn 1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 2, Braves 2.
Top of the 6th, Giants Batting, Tied 2-2, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 6-7-8
t6 2-2 0 --- NYG A. Dark W. Spahn 5% 55% Single to CF
t6 2-2 0 1-- OO NYG W. Mays W. Spahn -11% 44% Line Drive Double Play: 3B-1B
t6 2-2 2 --- NYG W. Westrum W. Spahn 2% 46% Walk
t6 2-2 2 1-- O NYG J. Hearn W. Spahn -3% 43% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 2, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Tied 2-2, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 1-2-3
b6 2-2 0 --- O BSN R. Hartsfield J. Hearn 3% 46% Flyball: RF
b6 2-2 1 --- O BSN E. Mathews J. Hearn 2% 48% Flyball: SS
b6 2-2 2 --- O BSN S. Jethroe J. Hearn 2% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 2, Braves 2.
Top of the 7th, Giants Batting, Tied 2-2, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 1-2-3
t7 2-2 0 --- O NYG D. Williams W. Spahn -4% 46% Strikeout
t7 2-2 1 --- O NYG W. Lockman W. Spahn -3% 44% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 2-2 2 --- NYG B. Thomson W. Spahn 2% 46% Single to CF
t7 2-2 2 1-- NYG B. Elliott W. Spahn 5% 50% Single to CF; Thomson to 3B
t7 2-2 2 1-3 R NYG D. Mueller W. Spahn 20% 70% Single to RF; Thomson Scores; Elliott to 2B
t7 3-2 2 12- R NYG A. Dark W. Spahn 13% 83% Single to LF; Elliott Scores; Mueller to 3B
Lew Burdette replaces Warren Spahn pitching and batting 9th
t7 4-2 2 1-3 O NYG W. Mays L. Burdette -3% 80% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Giants 4, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-4, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 4-5-6
Chuck Diering replaces Bob Elliott playing LF batting 4th
b7 2-4 0 --- BSN E. Torgeson J. Hearn -7% 74% Walk
b7 2-4 0 1-- O BSN W. Cooper J. Hearn 4% 77% Groundout: 1B-P; Torgeson to 2B
b7 2-4 1 -2- O BSN W. Marshall J. Hearn 5% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B; Torgeson to 3B
b7 2-4 2 --3 O BSN P. Whisenant J. Hearn 5% 88% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 4, Braves 2.
Top of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-2, Braves' Lew Burdette facing 8-9-1
Ebba St. Claire replaces Walker Cooper playing C batting 5th
t8 4-2 0 --- NYG W. Westrum L. Burdette 2% 89% Single to CF
t8 4-2 0 1-- NYG J. Hearn L. Burdette 2% 91% Balk; Westrum to 2B
t8 4-2 0 -2- NYG J. Hearn L. Burdette 3% 94% Single to P; Westrum to 3B
t8 4-2 0 1-3 OO NYG D. Williams L. Burdette -7% 86% Double Play: Flyball: CF-C
t8 4-2 2 1-- NYG W. Lockman L. Burdette 1% 87% Single to CF; Hearn to 2B
t8 4-2 2 12- O NYG B. Thomson L. Burdette -2% 85% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Giants 4, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-4, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 8-9-1
Jack Daniels pinch hits for Jack Cusick (SS) batting 8th
b8 2-4 0 --- O BSN J. Daniels J. Hearn 4% 89% Flyball: RF
George Crowe pinch hits for Lew Burdette (P) batting 9th
b8 2-4 1 --- BSN G. Crowe J. Hearn -5% 84% Walk
b8 2-4 1 1-- O BSN R. Hartsfield J. Hearn 5% 89% Strikeout
b8 2-4 2 1-- BSN E. Mathews J. Hearn -4% 86% Walk; Crowe to 2B
b8 2-4 2 12- O BSN S. Jethroe J. Hearn 8% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Giants 4, Braves 2.
Top of the 9th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-2, Braves' Dick Donovan facing 4-5-6
Dick Donovan replaces George Crowe (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Buzz Clarkson replaces Jack Daniels (PH) playing SS batting 8th
t9 4-2 0 --- NYG C. Diering D. Donovan 1% 94% Walk
t9 4-2 0 1-- O NYG D. Mueller D. Donovan -0% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Diering to 2B
t9 4-2 1 -2- O NYG A. Dark D. Donovan -1% 93% Groundout: P-1B
t9 4-2 2 -2- O NYG W. Mays D. Donovan -1% 92% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 4, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-4, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 4-5-6
b9 2-4 0 --- O BSN E. Torgeson J. Hearn 4% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 2-4 1 --- O BSN E. St. Claire J. Hearn 3% 99% Flyball: CF
b9 2-4 2 --- O BSN W. Marshall J. Hearn 1% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 4, Braves 2.

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