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Scores
Standings
SLB
@BOS
6
10
CHW
@NYY
3
2
DET
@PHA
9
8
CLE
@WSH
6
8
NYG
@CHC
3
5
PHI
@CIN
2
3
BRO
@PIT
10
1
BRO
@PIT
3
4
BSN
@STL
2
12
Monday, July 15, 1940,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 6,075, Time of Game: 2:23
Giants
3
42-32
 Lost 1 
3rd, 8½ GB
at Cubs
5
42-40
 Won 1 
4th, 12½ GB
W: Charlie Root (2-1)
L: Red Lynn (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  0   2  1  0    3 15  1
Cubs            0  0  0   0  2  0   3  0  X    5  7  2

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Burgess Whitehead 3B 6 0 1 0 0 0 6 .285 .322 .357 .679 0 3 GDP
Jo-Jo Moore LF 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .306 .371 .423 .793 3 0
Frank Demaree CF 3 1 1 1 2 0 5 .314 .395 .443 .839 1 0
Babe Young 1B 5 0 1 2 0 0 5 .296 .369 .419 .788 11 0 2B
Harry Danning C 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .349 .391 .549 .940 4 1
Mel Ott RF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .283 .422 .422 .844 2 0 GDP
Tony Cuccinello 2B 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .263 .311 .371 .682 2 4
Billy Jurges SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .257 .351 .332 .682 1 1
   Ken O'Dea 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .172 .294 .172 .467
Cliff Melton P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .289 .333 .623 0 3 SH
   Bob Seeds 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .243 .264 .314 .578
   Red Lynn P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Johnny McCarthy 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400
   Roy Joiner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .286 .286 .571 0 0
   Johnny Rucker 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .218 .253 .299 .552
Team Totals 39 3 15 3 6 2 46 .385 .467 .410 .877 24 12
2B: B Young (16).
SH: C Melton (4).
TB: M Ott 2; B Jurges 2; H Danning 2; J Moore 2; B Young 2; F Demaree; J Rucker; J McCarthy; B Whitehead; B Seeds; T Cuccinello.
GIDP: M Ott (5); B Whitehead (10).
RBI: B Young 2 (46); F Demaree (32).
Team LOB: 16.
Fielding
E: B Jurges (8).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Stan Hack 3B 4 2 3 0 0 0 4 .300 .384 .423 .807 0 2 2·SB
Billy Herman 2B 3 2 1 1 1 1 4 .304 .360 .404 .764 5 3 3B
Jim Gleeson CF 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .307 .388 .471 .859 0 0
Hank Leiber RF 3 1 1 3 1 0 4 .304 .373 .450 .823 2 0 HR
Augie Galan LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .208 .335 .345 .680 4 1
Phil Cavarretta 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .286 .395 .418 .813 10 1
Gabby Hartnett C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .233 .313 .326 .638 3 0
Bobby Mattick SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .216 .250 .257 .507 2 5
Larry French P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .173 .218 .231 .449 0 2
   Charlie Root P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .059 .158 .059 .217 1 0
   Claude Passeau P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .293 .308 .601 0 0
Team Totals 31 5 7 5 4 4 35 .226 .314 .387 .701 27 14
3B: B Herman (3).
HR: H Leiber (6).
TB: H Leiber 4; B Herman 3; S Hack 3; G Hartnett; A Galan.
RBI: H Leiber 3 (40); J Gleeson (37); B Herman (40).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Mattick-B Herman-P Cavarretta; B Mattick-P Cavarretta.
E: G Hartnett (2); P Cavarretta (5).
Baserunning
SB: S Hack 2 (9).

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Cliff Melton 6 4 2 2 3 4 0 4.07 26 57
Red Lynn, L (2-2) 1 2 3 3 1 0 1 3.07 6
Roy Joiner 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.34 3
Team Totals 8 7 5 5 4 4 1 5.62 35 57

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Larry French 6.2 11 2 2 5 0 0 3.17 33 39
Charlie Root, W (2-1) 1.2 3 1 0 1 1 0 3.79 10
Claude Passeau, S (3) 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2.60 3
Team Totals 9 15 3 2 6 2 0 2.00 46 39
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lee Ballanfant, 1B - Bick Campbell, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Klem.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: 6,075.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Giants         Chicago Cubs
1 Burgess Whitehead 3B 1 Stan Hack 3B
2 Jo-Jo Moore LF 2 Billy Herman 2B
3 Frank Demaree CF 3 Jim Gleeson CF
4 Babe Young 1B 4 Hank Leiber RF
5 Harry Danning C 5 Augie Galan LF
6 Mel Ott RF 6 Phil Cavarretta 1B
7 Tony Cuccinello 2B 7 Gabby Hartnett C
8 Billy Jurges SS 8 Bobby Mattick SS
9 Cliff Melton P 9 Larry French P

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