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Scores
Standings
CLE
@DET
1
14
WSH
@NYY
3
2
BOS
@PHA
3
1
CHW
@SLB
6
5
PHI
@BRO
1
3
NYG
@BSN
2
3
STL
@CHC
1
4
Sunday, April 30, 1939,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 19,630, Time of Game: 1:56
Cardinals
1
5-4
 Lost 1 
4th, 1½ GB
at Cubs
4
6-4
 Won 1 
3rd, 1 GB
W: Gene Lillard (2-0)
L: Curt Davis (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1 10  3
Cubs            0  0  1   2  1  0   0  0  X    4  6  0

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jimmy Brown 2B 5 0 1 1 0 2 5 .211 .302 .289 .592 -0.073 0.65 0.007 -0.081 -0.0 2 4
Don Gutteridge 3B 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .256 .273 .256 .529 -0.019 0.56 0.034 -0.053 -0.3 1 1
Enos Slaughter RF 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .225 .279 .225 .504 -0.074 0.73 0.012 -0.086 -1.0 2 0
Joe Medwick LF 3 0 3 0 1 0 4 .400 .462 .571 1.033 0.092 0.55 0.092 0.000 1.2 1 0 2B
Johnny Mize 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .310 .459 .621 1.080 -0.013 1.17 0.040 -0.053 -0.0 6 0 IW
Terry Moore CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .343 .395 .486 .880 -0.172 1.52 0.000 -0.172 -2.2 3 0 GDP
Mickey Owen C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .219 .267 .485 -0.058 0.74 0.000 -0.058 -0.6 4 0
   Herman Franks PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .667 .000 .667 0.018 0.35 0.018 0.000 0.4
Lynn Myers SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .273 .333 .455 .788 -0.030 0.58 0.000 -0.030 -0.3 1 0
   Lynn King PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 1.333 2.333 0.027 0.60 0.027 0.000 0.4
   Joe Orengo SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Don Padgett PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .167 .286 .333 .619 -0.017 0.76 0.000 -0.017 -0.4
Curt Davis P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .333 .429 .333 .762 -0.010 0.67 0.013 -0.023 -0.1 0 2
   Stu Martin PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.026 1.12 0.000 -0.026 -0.4
   Bill McGee P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Buster Adams PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.011 0.42 0.000 -0.011 -0.2
Team Totals 36 1 10 1 3 6 39 .278 .333 .306 .639 -0.366 0.79 0.243 -0.610 -3.6 * 7
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: J Medwick (3, off G Lillard).
IBB: J Mize (2, by G Lillard).
TB: J Medwick 4; D Gutteridge 2; J Mize; E Slaughter; C Davis; L King; J Brown.
GIDP: T Moore (1).
RBI: J Brown (2).
2-out RBI: J Brown.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
E: L Myers 2 (7); J Orengo (2).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Stan Hack 3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .400 .429 .650 1.079 -0.018 0.85 0.016 -0.034 -0.7 3 5 SF
Billy Herman 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .297 .381 .459 .840 -0.029 0.43 0.010 -0.039 -0.3 4 2
Augie Galan LF 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.009 0.45 0.033 -0.024 -0.1 0 0
Hank Leiber CF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .263 .300 .342 .642 0.072 0.66 0.095 -0.023 1.4 2 0
Carl Reynolds RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.013 0.69 0.045 -0.031 0.1 1 0
Phil Cavarretta 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .289 .361 .651 0.020 0.43 0.045 -0.024 -0.2 7 0
Gus Mancuso C 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .184 .184 .211 .395 0.107 0.82 0.113 -0.006 0.9 8 0
Dick Bartell SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .233 .281 .433 .715 -0.038 0.78 0.000 -0.038 -0.8 1 1
Gene Lillard P 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .000 .333 .000 .333 -0.002 0.81 0.021 -0.023 -0.3 1 1
Team Totals 32 4 6 4 1 3 34 .188 .212 .188 .400 0.134 0.65 0.378 -0.242 -0.1 27 9
SF: S Hack (0, off C Davis).
TB: H Leiber 2; P Cavarretta; A Galan; G Mancuso; C Reynolds.
RBI: C Reynolds 2 (2); G Mancuso (1); S Hack (3).
2-out RBI: C Reynolds.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Hack-B Herman-P Cavarretta.

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Curt Davis, L (1-2) 6 6 4 3 1 2 0 2.05 27 47 -0.144 0.80 -0.9
Bill McGee 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.50 7 0 0 0.009 0.07 1.0
Team Totals 8 6 4 3 1 3 0 3.38 34 47 0 0 -0.135 0.65 0.1

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gene Lillard, W (2-0) 9 10 1 1 3 6 0 1.00 39 66 0.366 0.79 3.6
Team Totals 9 10 1 1 3 6 0 1.00 39 66 0.366 0.79 3.6
Balks: None.
WP: C Davis (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: G Lillard (1; J Mize).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Beans Reardon, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - (none), 3B - Lee Ballanfant.
Time of Game: 1:56.
Attendance: 19,630.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 70° F.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Chicago Cubs
1 Jimmy Brown 2B 1 Stan Hack 3B
2 Don Gutteridge 3B 2 Billy Herman 2B
3 Enos Slaughter RF 3 Augie Galan LF
4 Joe Medwick LF 4 Hank Leiber CF
5 Johnny Mize 1B 5 Carl Reynolds RF
6 Terry Moore CF 6 Phil Cavarretta 1B
7 Mickey Owen C 7 Gus Mancuso C
8 Lynn Myers SS 8 Dick Bartell SS
9 Curt Davis P 9 Gene Lillard P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 1-0 0 1-- CHC H. Leiber C. Davis 8% 80% Single to LF; Galan to 3B
t1 0-0 2 123 O STL T. Moore G. Lillard 7% 55% Foul Flyball: 3B
t8 0-4 1 12- OO STL T. Moore G. Lillard 5% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b4 2-0 1 1-3 R CHC G. Mancuso C. Davis 5% 88% Fielder's Choice P; Cavarretta to 2B/Safe on E6 (catch); Reynolds Scores
b5 3-0 2 1-3 R CHC C. Reynolds C. Davis 4% 93% Single to RF; Galan Scores/unER; Leiber to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Gene Lillard facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL J. Brown G. Lillard 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL D. Gutteridge G. Lillard 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- STL E. Slaughter G. Lillard -1% 53% Single to RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- STL J. Medwick G. Lillard -4% 49% Double to RF; Slaughter to 3B
t1 0-0 2 -23 STL J. Mize G. Lillard -1% 48% Intentional Walk
t1 0-0 2 123 O STL T. Moore G. Lillard 7% 55% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Curt Davis facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC S. Hack C. Davis -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Herman C. Davis -2% 51% Popfly: C
b1 0-0 2 --- O CHC A. Galan C. Davis -1% 50% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Gene Lillard facing 7-8-9
t2 0-0 0 --- O STL M. Owen G. Lillard 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O STL L. Myers G. Lillard 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 --- STL C. Davis G. Lillard -1% 53% Single to CF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O STL J. Brown G. Lillard 2% 55% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Curt Davis facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHC H. Leiber C. Davis -2% 53% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- O CHC C. Reynolds C. Davis -2% 51% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 --- O CHC P. Cavarretta C. Davis -1% 50% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Gene Lillard facing 2-3-4
t3 0-0 0 --- O STL D. Gutteridge G. Lillard 3% 53% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O STL E. Slaughter G. Lillard 2% 54% Flyball: C
t3 0-0 2 --- STL J. Medwick G. Lillard -1% 53% Single to LF
t3 0-0 2 1-- O STL J. Mize G. Lillard 3% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Curt Davis facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- CHC G. Mancuso C. Davis 4% 59% Single to RF
b3 0-0 0 1-- CHC D. Bartell C. Davis 3% 62% Wild Pitch; Mancuso to 2B
b3 0-0 0 -2- O CHC D. Bartell C. Davis -1% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B; Mancuso to 3B
b3 0-0 1 --3 CHC G. Lillard C. Davis 2% 63% Walk
b3 0-0 1 1-3 RO CHC S. Hack C. Davis 2% 65% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Mancuso Scores
b3 1-0 2 1-- O CHC B. Herman C. Davis -2% 62% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Gene Lillard facing 6-7-8
t4 0-1 0 --- O STL T. Moore G. Lillard 3% 65% Popfly: 3B
t4 0-1 1 --- O STL M. Owen G. Lillard 2% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- O STL L. Myers G. Lillard 1% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Curt Davis facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- CHC A. Galan C. Davis 3% 72% Single to CF
b4 1-0 0 1-- CHC H. Leiber C. Davis 8% 80% Single to LF; Galan to 3B
b4 1-0 0 1-3 RO CHC C. Reynolds C. Davis -1% 79% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B; Galan Scores
b4 2-0 1 1-- CHC P. Cavarretta C. Davis 4% 83% Single to RF; Reynolds to 3B
b4 2-0 1 1-3 R CHC G. Mancuso C. Davis 5% 88% Fielder's Choice P; Cavarretta to 2B/Safe on E6 (catch); Reynolds Scores
b4 3-0 1 12- O CHC D. Bartell C. Davis -2% 86% Flyball: RF
b4 3-0 2 12- O CHC G. Lillard C. Davis -2% 84% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 3.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Cubs' Gene Lillard facing 9-1-2
t5 0-3 0 --- O STL C. Davis G. Lillard 2% 86% Popfly: C
t5 0-3 1 --- O STL J. Brown G. Lillard 2% 88% Strikeout
t5 0-3 2 --- STL D. Gutteridge G. Lillard -1% 86% Single to CF
t5 0-3 2 1-- O STL E. Slaughter G. Lillard 2% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cardinals' Curt Davis facing 1-2-3
b5 3-0 0 --- O CHC S. Hack C. Davis -1% 88% Popfly: Unknown out on play
b5 3-0 1 --- CHC B. Herman C. Davis 1% 89% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b5 3-0 1 1-- O CHC A. Galan C. Davis -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 3-0 2 1-- CHC H. Leiber C. Davis 1% 89% Single to LF; Galan to 3B
b5 3-0 2 1-3 R CHC C. Reynolds C. Davis 4% 93% Single to RF; Galan Scores/unER; Leiber to 2B
b5 4-0 2 12- O CHC P. Cavarretta C. Davis -1% 92% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Gene Lillard facing 4-5-6
t6 0-4 0 --- STL J. Medwick G. Lillard -3% 89% Single to RF
t6 0-4 0 1-- O STL J. Mize G. Lillard 3% 92% Lineout: P
t6 0-4 1 1-- O STL T. Moore G. Lillard 2% 94% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
t6 0-4 2 1-- O STL M. Owen G. Lillard 1% 95% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Curt Davis facing 7-8-9
b6 4-0 0 --- O CHC G. Mancuso C. Davis -0% 95% Flyball: CF
b6 4-0 1 --- O CHC D. Bartell C. Davis -0% 94% Flyball: CF
b6 4-0 2 --- O CHC G. Lillard C. Davis -0% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Gene Lillard facing 8-9-1
Lynn King pinch hits for Lynn Myers (SS) batting 8th
t7 0-4 0 --- STL L. King G. Lillard -3% 91% Single to RF
Stu Martin pinch hits for Curt Davis (P) batting 9th
t7 0-4 0 1-- O STL S. Martin G. Lillard 3% 94% Popfly: 2B
t7 0-4 1 1-- O STL J. Brown G. Lillard 2% 96% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 0-4 2 1-- O STL D. Gutteridge G. Lillard 1% 97% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Bill McGee facing 1-2-3
Bill McGee replaces Stu Martin (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Joe Orengo replaces Lynn King (PH) playing SS batting 8th
b7 4-0 0 --- O CHC S. Hack B. McGee -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-0 1 --- O CHC B. Herman B. McGee -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 4-0 2 --- O CHC A. Galan B. McGee -0% 96% Groundout: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Gene Lillard facing 3-4-5
t8 0-4 0 --- O STL E. Slaughter G. Lillard 1% 98% Flyball: CF
t8 0-4 1 --- STL J. Medwick G. Lillard -1% 96% Walk
t8 0-4 1 1-- STL J. Mize G. Lillard -3% 94% Single to LF; Medwick to 2B
t8 0-4 1 12- OO STL T. Moore G. Lillard 5% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Bill McGee facing 4-5-6
b8 4-0 0 --- CHC H. Leiber B. McGee 0% 99% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b8 4-0 0 1-- O CHC C. Reynolds B. McGee -0% 99% Popfly: 2B
b8 4-0 1 1-- O CHC P. Cavarretta B. McGee -0% 99% Flyball: LF
b8 4-0 2 1-- O CHC G. Mancuso B. McGee -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Gene Lillard facing 7-8-9
Herman Franks pinch hits for Mickey Owen (C) batting 7th
t9 0-4 0 --- STL H. Franks G. Lillard -2% 97% Walk
Don Padgett pinch hits for Joe Orengo (SS) batting 8th
t9 0-4 0 1-- O STL D. Padgett G. Lillard 2% 98% Strikeout Looking
Buster Adams pinch hits for Bill McGee (P) batting 9th
t9 0-4 1 1-- O STL B. Adams G. Lillard 1% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Franks to 2B
t9 0-4 2 -2- R STL J. Brown G. Lillard -1% 99% Single to CF; Franks Scores
t9 1-4 2 1-- STL D. Gutteridge G. Lillard -2% 97% Single to LF; Brown to 2B
t9 1-4 2 12- O STL E. Slaughter G. Lillard 3% 100% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 4.

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