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Scores
Standings
DET
@CLE
4
5
 
(11)
CHW
@SLB
1
3
PIT
@CHC
4
3
STL
@CIN
5
2
Tuesday, April 16, 1929,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 46,000, Time of Game: 2:05
Pirates
4
1-0
Won 1 
1st
at Cubs
3
0-1
Lost 1 
7th, 1 GB
L: Charlie Root (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         3  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    4  7  1
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  2    3 10  2

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Sparky Adams SS 5 1 0 0 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 4 4
Lloyd Waner CF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .250 .400 .250 .650 6 0
Paul Waner RF 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .000 .200 .000 .200 0 0
Pie Traynor 3B 5 2 3 0 0 0 5 .600 .600 .600 1.200 0 2
George Grantham LF 2 0 1 2 3 0 5 .500 .800 1.000 1.800 0 0 2B
Earl Sheely 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .333 .000 .333 11 1 HBP,SH
Dick Bartell 2B 2 0 1 2 0 0 4 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 5 5 2B,2·SH
Charlie Hargreaves C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0
Burleigh Grimes P 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .333 .500 .333 .833 0 3
Team Totals 31 4 7 4 6 1 41 .226 .368 .290 .659 27 15
2B: G Grantham (1); D Bartell (1).
SH: E Sheely (1); D Bartell 2 (2).
HBP: E Sheely (1).
TB: P Traynor 3; G Grantham 2; D Bartell 2; B Grimes; L Waner.
RBI: D Bartell 2 (2); G Grantham 2 (2).
Team LOB: 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Adams-D Bartell-E Sheely.
E: S Adams (1).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Woody English SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .400 .400 .600 1.000 2 6 2B
Clyde Beck 3B 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .400 .400 .400 .800 1 2
Kiki Cuyler RF 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 .600 .600 .800 1.400 2 0 2B
Rogers Hornsby 2B 2 0 0 0 3 0 5 .000 .600 .000 .600 2 4
Hack Wilson CF 4 0 0 1 0 0 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 3 0 SH
Riggs Stephenson LF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .200 .200 .200 .400 2 0
Charlie Grimm 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .333 .500 .333 .833 14 0
Mike Gonzalez C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0
Charlie Root P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1
   Cliff Heathcote PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1.000
   Sheriff Blake P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
   Gabby Hartnett PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
   Hal Carlson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 36 3 10 3 5 1 42 .278 .366 .333 .699 27 14
2B: W English (1); K Cuyler (1).
SH: H Wilson (1).
TB: K Cuyler 4; W English 3; C Beck 2; C Grimm; M Gonzalez; R Stephenson.
RBI: R Stephenson (1); C Beck (1); H Wilson (1).
Team LOB: 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. W English-R Hornsby-C Grimm.
E: H Wilson (1); W English (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Burleigh Grimes, W (1-0) 9 10 3 2 5 1 0 2.00 42 53
Team Totals 9 10 3 2 5 1 0 2.00 42 53

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Charlie Root, L (0-1) 7 7 4 2 6 1 0 2.57 35 46
Sheriff Blake 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3
Hal Carlson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3
Team Totals 9 7 4 2 6 1 0 2.00 41 46
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: C Root (1).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Klem, 1B - Lou Jorda, 2B - (none), 3B - George Magerkurth.
Time of Game: 2:05.
Attendance: 46,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Sparky Adams SS 1 Woody English SS
2 Lloyd Waner CF 2 Clyde Beck 3B
3 Paul Waner RF 3 Kiki Cuyler RF
4 Pie Traynor 3B 4 Rogers Hornsby 2B
5 George Grantham LF 5 Hack Wilson CF
6 Earl Sheely 1B 6 Riggs Stephenson LF
7 Dick Bartell 2B 7 Charlie Grimm 1B
8 Charlie Hargreaves C 8 Mike Gonzalez C
9 Burleigh Grimes P 9 Charlie Root P

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