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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
3
4
 
(17)
NYY
@CLE
7
1
WSH
@DET
6
2
PHA
@SLB
10
5
PHA
@SLB
2
1
 
(6)
CIN
@BRO
4
0
CHC
@BSN
0
1
CHC
@BSN
3
2
 
(10)
STL
@NYG
14
4
PIT
@PHI
2
5
PIT
@PHI
1
2
Sunday, September 14, 1952,
, Braves Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:25
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cubs
0
71-74
 Lost 1 
5th, 19 GB
at Braves
1
63-79
 Won 3 
7th, 26½ GB
W: Max Surkont (12-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0
Braves          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  3  0
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommy Brown SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .310 .358 .433 .791 -0.046 1.03 0.036 -0.082 -0.1 1 5
Frank Baumholtz RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .324 .370 .418 .787 -0.168 1.33 0.000 -0.168 -1.3 2 0 GDP
Dee Fondy 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .301 .336 .422 .758 -0.055 0.76 0.000 -0.055 -0.4 14 0
Hank Sauer LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .280 .365 .555 .920 -0.054 0.73 0.000 -0.054 -0.4 1 0
Toby Atwell C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .294 .368 .374 .743 -0.090 1.22 0.000 -0.090 -0.6 3 1
Bill Serena 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .270 .340 .451 .791 0.017 0.87 0.048 -0.031 0.0 3 3
Randy Jackson 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .235 .286 .364 .650 -0.094 1.27 0.016 -0.111 -0.6 0 2 CS
Hal Jeffcoat CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .228 .268 .342 .610 -0.053 1.27 0.028 -0.081 -0.2 2 0
Johnny Klippstein P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .180 .206 .279 .485 -0.110 1.52 0.000 -0.110 -0.6 0 1
Team Totals 28 0 3 0 1 7 29 .107 .138 .107 .245 -0.653 1.12 0.128 -0.782 -4.1 26 12
TB: T Brown; H Jeffcoat; B Serena.
GIDP: F Baumholtz (5).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Brown-B Serena-D Fondy.
Baserunning
CS: R Jackson (5, 2nd base by M Surkont/P Burris).

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Sam Jethroe CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .240 .329 .377 .706 -0.143 1.48 0.000 -0.143 -0.9 2 0
Johnny Logan SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .285 .336 .364 .699 -0.109 1.08 0.000 -0.109 -0.6 2 4
Eddie Mathews 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .236 .316 .435 .752 0.408 0.93 0.468 -0.060 0.6 0 4 HR
Sid Gordon LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .295 .392 .495 .887 -0.079 1.19 0.038 -0.117 -0.6 3 0 CS
Earl Torgeson 1B 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .232 .368 .326 .695 0.048 0.94 0.069 -0.021 0.3 11 0 SB
Jack Dittmer 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .194 .248 .291 .539 -0.077 1.36 0.038 -0.115 -0.5 2 2 3B,GDP
Paul Burris C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .217 .255 .290 .545 -0.121 1.58 0.000 -0.121 -0.8 7 1
Jack Daniels RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .189 .267 .250 .517 -0.082 1.12 0.000 -0.082 -0.5 0 0
Max Surkont P 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .115 .156 .164 .320 0.000 0.80 0.036 -0.036 0.1 0 0
Team Totals 27 1 3 1 3 3 30 .111 .200 .296 .496 -0.155 1.16 0.649 -0.804 -3.0 27 11
3B: J Dittmer (2, off J Klippstein).
HR: E Mathews (22, off J Klippstein, 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
TB: E Mathews 4; J Dittmer 3; E Torgeson.
GIDP: J Dittmer (7).
RBI: E Mathews (53).
2-out RBI: E Mathews.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Logan-E Torgeson.
Baserunning
SB: E Torgeson (10, 2nd base off J Klippstein/T Atwell).
CS: S Gordon (4, 2nd base by J Klippstein/T Atwell).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Johnny Klippstein, L (9-13) 8.2 3 1 1 3 3 1 4.54 30 74 0.154 1.16 3.0
Team Totals 8.2 3 1 1 3 3 1 1.04 30 74 0.154 1.16 3.0

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Max Surkont, W (12-12) 9 3 0 0 1 7 0 3.73 29 87 0.654 1.12 4.1
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 1 7 0 0.00 29 87 0.654 1.12 4.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dusty Boggess, 1B - Bill Jackowski, 2B - Babe Pinelli, 3B - Bill Engeln.
Time of Game: 1:25.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 60° F, Overcast, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Boston Braves
1 Tommy Brown SS 1 Sam Jethroe CF
2 Frank Baumholtz RF 2 Johnny Logan SS
3 Dee Fondy 1B 3 Eddie Mathews 3B
4 Hank Sauer LF 4 Sid Gordon LF
5 Toby Atwell C 5 Earl Torgeson 1B
6 Bill Serena 2B 6 Jack Dittmer 2B
7 Randy Jackson 3B 7 Paul Burris C
8 Hal Jeffcoat CF 8 Jack Daniels RF
9 Johnny Klippstein P 9 Max Surkont P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 0-0 2 --- R BSN E. Mathews J. Klippstein 47% 100% Home Run (Deep RF)
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO CHC F. Baumholtz M. Surkont 7% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b7 0-0 2 -2- O BSN J. Dittmer J. Klippstein -6% 50% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-0 0 1-- O BSN E. Torgeson J. Klippstein -6% 53% Gordon Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t8 0-0 1 1-- O CHC R. Jackson M. Surkont 6% 55% Strikeout

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 --- CHC T. Brown M. Surkont -4% 46% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO CHC F. Baumholtz M. Surkont 7% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC D. Fondy M. Surkont 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BSN S. Jethroe J. Klippstein -2% 52% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O BSN J. Logan J. Klippstein -1% 51% Foul Flyball: 1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O BSN E. Mathews J. Klippstein -1% 50% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 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 --- O CHC H. Sauer M. Surkont 2% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O CHC T. Atwell M. Surkont 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O CHC B. Serena M. Surkont 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- BSN S. Gordon J. Klippstein 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- O BSN E. Torgeson J. Klippstein -6% 53% Gordon Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b2 0-0 1 --- BSN E. Torgeson J. Klippstein 3% 55% Single/Bunt
b2 0-0 1 1-- OO BSN J. Dittmer J. Klippstein -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Max Surkont facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O CHC R. Jackson M. Surkont 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- CHC H. Jeffcoat M. Surkont -3% 50% Single
t3 0-0 1 1-- O CHC J. Klippstein M. Surkont 3% 53% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 1-- O CHC T. Brown M. Surkont 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O BSN P. Burris J. Klippstein -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O BSN J. Daniels J. Klippstein -2% 51% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 --- O BSN M. Surkont J. Klippstein -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Max Surkont facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O CHC F. Baumholtz M. Surkont 3% 53% Strikeout
t4 0-0 1 --- O CHC D. Fondy M. Surkont 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O CHC H. Sauer M. Surkont 1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- O BSN S. Jethroe J. Klippstein -3% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 0-0 1 --- O BSN J. Logan J. Klippstein -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 2 --- O BSN E. Mathews J. Klippstein -1% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Max Surkont facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- O CHC T. Atwell M. Surkont 3% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Serena M. Surkont 2% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 0-0 2 --- CHC R. Jackson M. Surkont -2% 53% Walk
t5 0-0 2 1-- O CHC H. Jeffcoat M. Surkont 3% 56% Jackson Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 4-5-6
b5 0-0 0 --- O BSN S. Gordon J. Klippstein -3% 53% Foul Flyball: 1B
b5 0-0 1 --- O BSN E. Torgeson J. Klippstein -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b5 0-0 2 --- BSN J. Dittmer J. Klippstein 4% 55% Triple to CF
b5 0-0 2 --3 O BSN P. Burris J. Klippstein -5% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Max Surkont facing 8-9-1
t6 0-0 0 --- O CHC H. Jeffcoat M. Surkont 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-0 1 --- O CHC J. Klippstein M. Surkont 2% 56% Flyball: LF
t6 0-0 2 --- O CHC T. Brown M. Surkont 2% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 8-9-1
b6 0-0 0 --- O BSN J. Daniels J. Klippstein -3% 54% Strikeout
b6 0-0 1 --- BSN M. Surkont J. Klippstein 4% 58% Walk
b6 0-0 1 1-- O BSN S. Jethroe J. Klippstein -4% 53% Flyball: 2B
b6 0-0 2 1-- O BSN J. Logan J. Klippstein -3% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Max Surkont facing 2-3-4
t7 0-0 0 --- O CHC F. Baumholtz M. Surkont 4% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-0 1 --- O CHC D. Fondy M. Surkont 3% 56% Flyball: CF
t7 0-0 2 --- O CHC H. Sauer M. Surkont 2% 58% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 3-4-5
b7 0-0 0 --- O BSN E. Mathews J. Klippstein -4% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 0-0 1 --- O BSN S. Gordon J. Klippstein -3% 52% Flyball: LF
b7 0-0 2 --- BSN E. Torgeson J. Klippstein 2% 54% Walk
b7 0-0 2 1-- BSN J. Dittmer J. Klippstein 2% 56% Torgeson Steals 2B
b7 0-0 2 -2- O BSN J. Dittmer J. Klippstein -6% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Max Surkont facing 5-6-7
t8 0-0 0 --- O CHC T. Atwell M. Surkont 4% 54% Flyball: SS
t8 0-0 1 --- CHC B. Serena M. Surkont -5% 50% Single
t8 0-0 1 1-- O CHC R. Jackson M. Surkont 6% 55% Strikeout
t8 0-0 2 1-- O CHC H. Jeffcoat M. Surkont 5% 60% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 7-8-9
b8 0-0 0 --- O BSN P. Burris J. Klippstein -4% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 0-0 1 --- O BSN J. Daniels J. Klippstein -3% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 0-0 2 --- O BSN M. Surkont J. Klippstein -2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Max Surkont facing 9-1-2
t9 0-0 0 --- O CHC J. Klippstein M. Surkont 6% 56% Strikeout
t9 0-0 1 --- O CHC T. Brown M. Surkont 4% 60% Flyball: LF
t9 0-0 2 --- O CHC F. Baumholtz M. Surkont 3% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 1-2-3
b9 0-0 0 --- O BSN S. Jethroe J. Klippstein -5% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 0-0 1 --- O BSN J. Logan J. Klippstein -4% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 0-0 2 --- R BSN E. Mathews J. Klippstein 47% 100% Home Run (Deep RF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Braves 1.

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