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Tuesday, September 27, 1938,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 42,238, Time of Game: 1:38
Pirates
1
85-59
 Lost 1 
1st
at Cubs
2
86-61
 Won 8 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Dizzy Dean (7-1)
L: Jim Tobin (14-10)
S: Bill Lee (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  7  1
Cubs            0  0  1   0  0  1   0  0  X    2  8  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lloyd Waner CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .316 .347 .407 .753 0.075 1.25 0.130 -0.055 0.6 3 1
Paul Waner RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .282 .333 .384 .717 -0.179 1.58 0.000 -0.179 -1.4 1 0
Johnny Rizzo LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .300 .368 .500 .868 -0.107 1.42 0.021 -0.127 -0.9 2 0
Arky Vaughan SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .326 .432 .445 .877 0.043 1.11 0.101 -0.058 0.3 2 2 HBP
Gus Suhr 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .294 .393 .433 .826 -0.160 1.61 0.000 -0.160 -1.2 9 1
Pep Young 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .279 .329 .384 .713 0.005 1.04 0.052 -0.047 -0.0 3 7
   Woody Jensen PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .202 .215 .235 .450 -0.038 2.98 0.012 -0.050 0.5
Lee Handley 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .276 .339 .383 .723 0.001 1.13 0.079 -0.079 -0.3 4 1 2B
Al Todd C 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .267 .298 .384 .682 -0.112 2.04 0.067 -0.179 -0.4 0 1
Jim Tobin P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .232 .296 .303 .599 -0.058 1.07 0.000 -0.058 -0.5 0 1
   Heinie Manush PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .233 .313 .350 .663 -0.060 2.61 0.000 -0.060 -0.4
   Bill Swift P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .235 .327 .562 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 1 7 0 0 1 35 .206 .229 .235 .464 -0.590 1.51 0.462 -1.052 -3.6 24 14
2B: L Handley (25, off D Dean).
HBP: A Vaughan (2, by D Dean).
TB: L Handley 2; A Todd 2; L Waner 2; A Vaughan; J Rizzo.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. P Young-G Suhr; A Vaughan-P Young-G Suhr.
E: P Young (25).
Outfield Assists: L Waner (B Jurges at 3rd base).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Stan Hack 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .316 .406 .427 .833 -0.058 0.78 0.012 -0.070 -0.8 0 2 CS
Billy Herman 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .271 .335 .353 .688 -0.018 0.85 0.025 -0.043 -0.3 4 1 HBP
Frank Demaree RF-LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .269 .339 .388 .726 -0.124 0.85 0.023 -0.146 -1.6 1 0
Augie Galan LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .286 .368 .418 .785 0.037 0.92 0.037 0.000 0.4 0 1
   Phil Cavarretta RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .238 .286 .321 .608 0.037 0.69 0.062 -0.025 0.3 1 0
Carl Reynolds CF 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .299 .333 .411 .743 0.021 1.29 0.056 -0.035 0.0 6 0
Gabby Hartnett C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .271 .377 .424 .800 -0.076 1.02 0.004 -0.080 -0.7 3 0 GDP
Ripper Collins 1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .260 .336 .417 .753 0.056 0.92 0.103 -0.048 0.2 9 1 3B
Billy Jurges SS 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 .246 .332 .302 .634 0.011 0.80 0.043 -0.032 -0.0 2 2 2B
Dizzy Dean P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .192 .192 .231 .423 0.024 0.75 0.048 -0.023 0.3 1 4 SH
   Bill Lee P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192 .223 .232 .456 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 28 2 8 2 1 0 31 .286 .333 .393 .726 -0.090 0.88 0.413 -0.502 -2.1 27 11
2B: B Jurges (18, off J Tobin).
3B: R Collins (8, off J Tobin).
SH: D Dean (1, off J Tobin).
HBP: B Herman (2, by J Tobin).
TB: R Collins 3; B Jurges 3; F Demaree; P Cavarretta; A Galan; C Reynolds; S Hack.
GIDP: G Hartnett (8).
RBI: B Jurges (45); C Reynolds (61).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
E: B Jurges (34).
Outfield Assists: A Galan (A Todd at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: S Hack (14, 2nd base by J Tobin/A Todd).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Tobin, L (14-10) 7 8 2 2 1 0 0 3.19 28 52 0.075 0.95 1.6
Bill Swift 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.25 3 0 0 0.015 0.19 0.5
Team Totals 8 8 2 2 1 0 0 2.25 31 52 0 0 0.090 0.88 2.1

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dizzy Dean, W (7-1) 8.2 7 1 1 0 0 0 1.81 34 66 0.474 1.35 4.0
Bill Lee, S (2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.71 1 2 1 0.115 4.21 -0.4
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 0 1 0 1.00 35 66 2 1 0.589 1.51 3.6
Balks: None.
WP: B Lee (1).
HBP: J Tobin (6; B Herman); D Dean (1; A Vaughan).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bick Campbell, 1B - George Barr, 2B - Dolly Stark, 3B - Larry Goetz.
Time of Game: 1:38.
Attendance: 42,238.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Chicago Cubs
1 Lloyd Waner CF 1 Stan Hack 3B
2 Paul Waner RF 2 Billy Herman 2B
3 Johnny Rizzo LF 3 Frank Demaree RF
4 Arky Vaughan SS 4 Augie Galan LF
5 Gus Suhr 1B 5 Carl Reynolds CF
6 Pep Young 2B 6 Gabby Hartnett C
7 Lee Handley 3B 7 Ripper Collins 1B
8 Al Todd C 8 Billy Jurges SS
9 Jim Tobin P 9 Dizzy Dean P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 1-0 1 123 OO CHC F. Demaree J. Tobin -13% 62% Double Play: Flyball: 2B-1B
t9 1-2 2 --3 O PIT A. Todd B. Lee 13% 100% Strikeout
t8 0-2 1 1-3 O PIT P. Waner D. Dean 11% 87% Fielder's Choice P; Todd out at Hm/P-C; Waner to 2B
b3 0-0 0 --- CHC R. Collins J. Tobin 10% 66% Triple to RF
t8 0-2 1 1-- PIT L. Waner D. Dean -9% 76% Single to CF; Todd to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dizzy Dean facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PIT L. Waner D. Dean -4% 46% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O PIT P. Waner D. Dean 3% 50% Lineout: RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O PIT J. Rizzo D. Dean 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- PIT A. Vaughan D. Dean -3% 50% Single to CF; Waner to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O PIT G. Suhr D. Dean 5% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Jim Tobin facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC S. Hack J. Tobin -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Herman J. Tobin -2% 51% Lineout: 3B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CHC F. Demaree J. Tobin -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dizzy Dean facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O PIT P. Young D. Dean 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O PIT L. Handley D. Dean 2% 54% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O PIT A. Todd D. Dean 1% 55% Single to LF; Todd out at 2B/LF-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Jim Tobin facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- CHC A. Galan J. Tobin 4% 59% Single to 2B
b2 0-0 0 1-- O CHC C. Reynolds J. Tobin -3% 55% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 1-- OO CHC G. Hartnett J. Tobin -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dizzy Dean facing 9-1-2
Frank Demaree moves from RF to LF
Phil Cavarretta replaces Augie Galan (LF) playing RF batting 4th
t3 0-0 0 --- O PIT J. Tobin D. Dean 3% 53% Popfly: 2B
t3 0-0 1 --- O PIT L. Waner D. Dean 2% 54% Popfly: SS
t3 0-0 2 --- O PIT P. Waner D. Dean 1% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Jim Tobin facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- CHC R. Collins J. Tobin 10% 66% Triple to RF
b3 0-0 0 --3 R CHC B. Jurges J. Tobin 4% 70% Single to CF; Collins Scores
b3 1-0 0 1-- CHC D. Dean J. Tobin 5% 75% Fielder's Choice 3B/Sacrifice Bunt; Jurges to 2B
b3 1-0 0 12- O CHC S. Hack J. Tobin -2% 73% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Jurges to 3B
b3 1-0 1 1-3 CHC B. Herman J. Tobin 2% 76% Hit By Pitch; Hack to 2B
b3 1-0 1 123 OO CHC F. Demaree J. Tobin -13% 62% Double Play: Flyball: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Dizzy Dean facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- O PIT J. Rizzo D. Dean 3% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- O PIT A. Vaughan D. Dean 2% 67% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-1 2 --- O PIT G. Suhr D. Dean 1% 69% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Jim Tobin facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- O CHC P. Cavarretta J. Tobin -2% 67% Flyball: CF
b4 1-0 1 --- CHC C. Reynolds J. Tobin 2% 69% Single to LF
b4 1-0 1 1-- O CHC G. Hartnett J. Tobin -3% 66% Lineout: LF
b4 1-0 2 1-- O CHC R. Collins J. Tobin -2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Dizzy Dean facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- PIT P. Young D. Dean -5% 59% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t5 0-1 0 1-- O PIT L. Handley D. Dean 5% 64% Flyball: RF
t5 0-1 1 1-- O PIT A. Todd D. Dean 4% 68% Flyball: CF
t5 0-1 2 1-- O PIT J. Tobin D. Dean 3% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Jim Tobin facing 8-9-1
b5 1-0 0 --- O CHC B. Jurges J. Tobin -2% 69% Double (CF-RF); Jurges out at 3B/CF-2B-3B
b5 1-0 1 --- O CHC D. Dean J. Tobin -2% 67% Flyball: LF
b5 1-0 2 --- CHC S. Hack J. Tobin 1% 68% Single to CF
b5 1-0 2 1-- O CHC B. Herman J. Tobin -2% 66% Hack Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Dizzy Dean facing 1-2-3
t6 0-1 0 --- O PIT L. Waner D. Dean 4% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-1 1 --- O PIT P. Waner D. Dean 3% 72% Foul Flyball: C
t6 0-1 2 --- PIT J. Rizzo D. Dean -2% 70% Single to LF
t6 0-1 2 1-- O PIT A. Vaughan D. Dean 4% 74% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Jim Tobin facing 2-3-4
b6 1-0 0 --- O CHC B. Herman J. Tobin -2% 72% Groundout: P-1B
b6 1-0 1 --- CHC F. Demaree J. Tobin 2% 74% Single to CF
b6 1-0 1 1-- CHC P. Cavarretta J. Tobin 6% 80% Single to RF; Demaree to 3B
b6 1-0 1 1-3 RO CHC C. Reynolds J. Tobin 3% 84% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Demaree Scores; Reynolds to 2B/Adv on E4 (throw)
b6 2-0 2 -2- CHC G. Hartnett J. Tobin 0% 84% Walk
b6 2-0 2 12- O CHC R. Collins J. Tobin -3% 82% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Dizzy Dean facing 5-6-7
t7 0-2 0 --- O PIT G. Suhr D. Dean 3% 85% Popfly: 1B
t7 0-2 1 --- O PIT P. Young D. Dean 2% 87% Flyball: CF
t7 0-2 2 --- O PIT L. Handley D. Dean 1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Jim Tobin facing 8-9-1
b7 2-0 0 --- O CHC B. Jurges J. Tobin -1% 88% Flyball: RF
b7 2-0 1 --- O CHC D. Dean J. Tobin -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 2-0 2 --- O CHC S. Hack J. Tobin -1% 86% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Dizzy Dean facing 8-9-1
t8 0-2 0 --- PIT A. Todd D. Dean -7% 80% Single to LF
Heinie Manush pinch hits for Jim Tobin (P) batting 9th
t8 0-2 0 1-- O PIT H. Manush D. Dean 6% 86% Flyball: CF
t8 0-2 1 1-- PIT L. Waner D. Dean -9% 76% Single to CF; Todd to 3B
t8 0-2 1 1-3 O PIT P. Waner D. Dean 11% 87% Fielder's Choice P; Todd out at Hm/P-C; Waner to 2B
t8 0-2 2 12- O PIT J. Rizzo D. Dean 7% 94% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Pirates' Bill Swift facing 2-3-4
Bill Swift replaces Heinie Manush (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-0 0 --- O CHC B. Herman B. Swift -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 2-0 1 --- O CHC F. Demaree B. Swift -0% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 2-0 2 --- O CHC P. Cavarretta B. Swift -0% 93% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Cubs 2.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Dizzy Dean facing 4-5-6
t9 0-2 0 --- PIT A. Vaughan D. Dean -8% 85% Hit By Pitch
t9 0-2 0 1-- O PIT G. Suhr D. Dean 6% 91% Popfly: 2B
Woody Jensen pinch hits for Pep Young (2B) batting 6th
t9 0-2 1 1-- O PIT W. Jensen D. Dean 5% 96% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t9 0-2 2 1-- PIT L. Handley D. Dean -8% 88% Double to LF; Jensen to 3B
Bill Lee replaces Dizzy Dean pitching and batting 9th
t9 0-2 2 -23 R PIT A. Todd B. Lee -1% 87% Wild Pitch; Jensen Scores; Handley to 3B
t9 1-2 2 --3 O PIT A. Todd B. Lee 13% 100% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 1, Cubs 2.

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