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Standings
SLB
@CLE
2
4
CHW
@DET
0
1
BOS
@NYY
6
7
WSH
@PHA
5
13
WSH
@PHA
5
6
PHI
@BRO
3
7
CIN
@CHC
2
4
CIN
@CHC
4
1
PIT
@STL
7
10
Saturday, May 24, 1941,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 19,055, Time of Game: 2:12
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Reds
4
16-19
 Won 1 
5th, 9 GB
at Cubs
1
15-17
 Lost 1 
4th, 8½ GB
W: Whitey Moore (1-0)
L: Larry French (2-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            1  0  0   0  0  3   0  0  0    4 10  0
Cubs            1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  6  2

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ernie Koy LF 3 0 1 0 2 2 5 .253 .279 .422 .701 0.080 0.72 0.126 -0.046 0.8 5 0 2B
Lonny Frey 2B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .222 .368 .333 .701 -0.048 0.90 0.011 -0.059 -0.8 3 3
Jim Gleeson RF 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .149 .278 .194 .473 -0.150 0.95 0.049 -0.199 -0.9 1 0 2B,GDP
Frank McCormick 1B 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .246 .311 .493 .804 0.171 0.71 0.213 -0.042 0.9 12 0 2B
Chuck Aleno 3B 4 1 1 0 1 2 5 .381 .395 .452 .848 -0.145 0.90 0.005 -0.150 -1.0 0 3
Dick West C 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .120 .154 .240 .394 -0.004 1.03 0.053 -0.056 -0.4 2 0
Harry Craft CF 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .226 .282 .365 .647 0.285 1.19 0.312 -0.027 2.1 3 0 2B
Eddie Joost SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .281 .346 .339 .685 0.041 1.08 0.076 -0.035 0.4 1 4 IW
Whitey Moore P 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.069 1.42 0.058 -0.126 -1.1 0 0 GDP
Team Totals 34 4 10 3 7 6 41 .294 .415 .412 .826 0.161 0.97 0.903 -0.740 -0.1 27 10
2B: F McCormick (8, off L French); E Koy (5, off L French); H Craft (4, off L French); J Gleeson (3, off V Page).
IBB: E Joost (2, by L French).
TB: F McCormick 3; J Gleeson 3; H Craft 2; E Koy 2; E Joost; D West; C Aleno; W Moore.
GIDP: W Moore (1); J Gleeson (1).
RBI: H Craft (12); W Moore (1); F McCormick (22).
2-out RBI: F McCormick.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
PB: D West (3).

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 2 0 1 0 5 .348 .523 .446 .969 0.034 0.79 0.070 -0.036 0.2 0 1 2B
Phil Cavarretta 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .333 .442 .431 .872 -0.133 1.34 0.000 -0.133 -1.1 7 0
Dom Dallessandro CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .270 .387 .426 .813 0.027 0.89 0.084 -0.057 0.2 2 0 2B
Bill Nicholson RF 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .231 .375 .487 .862 0.008 1.01 0.052 -0.044 0.2 3 0
Lou Novikoff LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .218 .262 .297 .559 0.029 1.26 0.116 -0.087 0.3 0 1
Greek George C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .214 .267 .286 .552 -0.120 1.31 0.000 -0.120 -1.2 8 0
Lou Stringer 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .232 .311 .347 .659 0.011 1.15 0.102 -0.091 0.1 5 2 2B
Bobby Sturgeon SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .273 .273 .318 .591 -0.095 0.76 0.000 -0.095 -0.9 2 5
Larry French P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .125 .263 .125 .388 -0.082 1.16 0.000 -0.082 -0.7 0 0
   Vance Page P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Johnny Hudson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.025 1.00 0.000 -0.025 -0.2
   Paul Erickson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Augie Galan PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250 .368 .281 .650 0.009 0.22 0.009 0.000 0.1
   Clyde McCullough PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .347 .337 .684 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Team Totals 33 1 6 1 4 2 37 .182 .270 .273 .543 -0.337 1.04 0.433 -0.770 -3.1 27 10
2B: L Stringer (5, off W Moore); D Dallessandro (10, off W Moore); S Hack (8, off W Moore).
TB: S Hack 3; L Stringer 2; D Dallessandro 2; L Novikoff; A Galan.
RBI: L Novikoff (11).
2-out RBI: L Novikoff.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Sturgeon-L Stringer-P Cavarretta 2.
E: G George (1); B Sturgeon (5).
Outfield Assists: L Novikoff (F McCormick at home plate).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Whitey Moore, W (1-0) 9 6 1 1 4 2 0 2.55 37 69 0.338 1.04 3.1
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 4 2 0 1.00 37 69 0.338 1.04 3.1

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry French, L (2-4) 5.1 9 4 4 4 3 0 3.45 26 33 -0.113 1.26 -0.8
Vance Page 1.2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0.00 8 3 2 -0.068 0.85 -0.0
Paul Erickson 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 1.78 7 0 0 0.019 0.16 0.9
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 7 6 0 4.00 41 33 3 2 -0.162 0.97 0.1
Balks: None.
WP: V Page (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: L French (4; E Joost).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Babe Pinelli, 1B - Lee Ballanfant, 2B - (none), 3B - Al Barlick.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: 19,055.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 57° F, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Chicago Cubs
1 Ernie Koy LF 1 Stan Hack 3B
2 Lonny Frey 2B 2 Phil Cavarretta 1B
3 Jim Gleeson RF 3 Dom Dallessandro CF
4 Frank McCormick 1B 4 Bill Nicholson RF
5 Chuck Aleno 3B 5 Lou Novikoff LF
6 Dick West C 6 Greek George C
7 Harry Craft CF 7 Lou Stringer 2B
8 Eddie Joost SS 8 Bobby Sturgeon SS
9 Whitey Moore P 9 Larry French P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-1 1 12- R CIN H. Craft L. French 21% 77% Double to 3B; Aleno Scores; West to 3B
t5 1-1 1 123 OO CIN J. Gleeson L. French -20% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t2 1-1 1 1-3 OO CIN W. Moore L. French -12% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t5 1-1 1 1-- CIN E. Koy L. French 12% 62% Double to RF; Moore to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-- R CIN F. McCormick L. French 12% 59% Double to LF; Gleeson Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Larry French facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN E. Koy L. French -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O CIN L. Frey L. French -1% 46% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- CIN J. Gleeson L. French 1% 48% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- R CIN F. McCormick L. French 12% 59% Double to LF; Gleeson Scores
t1 1-0 2 -2- O CIN C. Aleno L. French -3% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Whitey Moore facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CHC S. Hack W. Moore 2% 59% Flyball: CF
b1 0-1 1 --- O CHC P. Cavarretta W. Moore 2% 60% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-1 2 --- CHC D. Dallessandro W. Moore -1% 59% Walk
b1 0-1 2 1-- CHC B. Nicholson W. Moore -2% 57% Walk; Dallessandro to 2B
b1 0-1 2 12- R CHC L. Novikoff W. Moore -12% 45% Single to RF; Dallessandro Scores; Nicholson to 3B
b1 1-1 2 1-3 O CHC G. George W. Moore 5% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Larry French facing 6-7-8
t2 1-1 0 --- O CIN D. West L. French -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 1-1 1 --- CIN H. Craft L. French 3% 50% Walk
t2 1-1 1 1-- CIN E. Joost L. French 7% 57% Single to LF; Craft to 3B
t2 1-1 1 1-3 OO CIN W. Moore L. French -12% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Reds' Whitey Moore facing 7-8-9
b2 1-1 0 --- CHC L. Stringer W. Moore -7% 39% Double to CF
b2 1-1 0 -2- CHC B. Sturgeon W. Moore -4% 35% Passed Ball; Stringer to 3B
b2 1-1 0 --3 O CHC B. Sturgeon W. Moore 5% 40% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 1-1 1 --3 O CHC L. French W. Moore 6% 46% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 1-1 2 --3 CHC S. Hack W. Moore -1% 45% Walk
b2 1-1 2 1-3 O CHC P. Cavarretta W. Moore 5% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Larry French facing 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- O CIN E. Koy L. French -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-1 1 --- O CIN L. Frey L. French -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t3 1-1 2 --- CIN J. Gleeson L. French 1% 47% Single to CF
t3 1-1 2 1-- O CIN F. McCormick L. French -2% 45% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Reds' Whitey Moore facing 3-4-5
b3 1-1 0 --- CHC D. Dallessandro W. Moore -7% 38% Double to LF
b3 1-1 0 -2- CHC B. Nicholson W. Moore -3% 35% Walk
b3 1-1 0 12- O CHC L. Novikoff W. Moore 6% 40% Lineout: CF
b3 1-1 1 12- O CHC G. George W. Moore 4% 44% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Dallessandro to 3B
b3 1-1 2 1-3 O CHC L. Stringer W. Moore 6% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Larry French facing 5-6-7
t4 1-1 0 --- O CIN C. Aleno L. French -3% 47% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-1 1 --- O CIN D. West L. French -2% 45% Flyball: CF
t4 1-1 2 --- O CIN H. Craft L. French -1% 44% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Reds' Whitey Moore facing 8-9-1
b4 1-1 0 --- O CHC B. Sturgeon W. Moore 3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-1 1 --- O CHC L. French W. Moore 2% 49% Flyball: SS
b4 1-1 2 --- CHC S. Hack W. Moore -3% 46% Double to CF
b4 1-1 2 -2- O CHC P. Cavarretta W. Moore 4% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Larry French facing 8-9-1
t5 1-1 0 --- O CIN E. Joost L. French -3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-1 1 --- CIN W. Moore L. French 3% 50% Single to SS
t5 1-1 1 1-- CIN E. Koy L. French 12% 62% Double to RF; Moore to 3B
t5 1-1 1 -23 CIN L. Frey L. French 1% 63% Walk
t5 1-1 1 123 OO CIN J. Gleeson L. French -20% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Reds' Whitey Moore facing 3-4-5
b5 1-1 0 --- O CHC D. Dallessandro W. Moore 3% 47% Flyball: LF
b5 1-1 1 --- O CHC B. Nicholson W. Moore 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b5 1-1 2 --- O CHC L. Novikoff W. Moore 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Larry French facing 4-5-6
t6 1-1 0 --- CIN F. McCormick L. French 10% 60% Single to SS; McCormick to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw to 1B)
t6 1-1 0 -2- O CIN C. Aleno L. French -9% 50% Single to LF; McCormick out at Hm/LF-C
t6 1-1 1 1-- CIN D. West L. French 5% 56% Single to CF; Aleno to 2B
t6 1-1 1 12- R CIN H. Craft L. French 21% 77% Double to 3B; Aleno Scores; West to 3B
t6 2-1 1 -23 CIN E. Joost L. French 1% 77% Intentional Walk
Vance Page replaces Larry French pitching and batting 9th
t6 2-1 1 123 RO CIN W. Moore V. Page 2% 80% Flyball: RF; West Scores; Craft to 3B
t6 3-1 2 1-3 R CIN E. Koy V. Page 8% 87% Wild Pitch; Craft Scores; Joost to 2B
t6 4-1 2 -2- CIN E. Koy V. Page 0% 88% Walk
t6 4-1 2 12- O CIN L. Frey V. Page -2% 86% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Reds' Whitey Moore facing 6-7-8
b6 1-4 0 --- O CHC G. George W. Moore 2% 88% Strikeout
b6 1-4 1 --- O CHC L. Stringer W. Moore 2% 90% Flyball: RF
b6 1-4 2 --- O CHC B. Sturgeon W. Moore 1% 91% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Vance Page facing 3-4-5
t7 4-1 0 --- CIN J. Gleeson V. Page 2% 93% Double to CF
t7 4-1 0 -2- O CIN F. McCormick V. Page -2% 92% Flyball: C
t7 4-1 1 -2- CIN C. Aleno V. Page 0% 92% Walk
t7 4-1 1 12- O CIN D. West V. Page -1% 91% Strikeout
t7 4-1 2 12- O CIN H. Craft V. Page -2% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Reds' Whitey Moore facing 9-1-2
Johnny Hudson pinch hits for Vance Page (P) batting 9th
b7 1-4 0 --- O CHC J. Hudson W. Moore 2% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-4 1 --- CHC S. Hack W. Moore -3% 89% Single to LF
b7 1-4 1 1-- O CHC P. Cavarretta W. Moore 3% 91% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Hack to 2B
b7 1-4 2 -2- O CHC D. Dallessandro W. Moore 3% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 8-9-1
Paul Erickson replaces Johnny Hudson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-1 0 --- O CIN E. Joost P. Erickson -1% 93% Flyball: 2B
t8 4-1 1 --- O CIN W. Moore P. Erickson -0% 93% Strikeout Looking
t8 4-1 2 --- CIN E. Koy P. Erickson 0% 93% Walk
t8 4-1 2 1-- CIN L. Frey P. Erickson 0% 94% Baserunner Advance; Koy to 2B/Adv on E2
t8 4-1 2 -2- O CIN L. Frey P. Erickson -1% 93% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Reds' Whitey Moore facing 4-5-6
b8 1-4 0 --- O CHC B. Nicholson W. Moore 2% 95% Strikeout
b8 1-4 1 --- O CHC L. Novikoff W. Moore 1% 96% Flyball: LF
b8 1-4 2 --- O CHC G. George W. Moore 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 3-4-5
t9 4-1 0 --- O CIN J. Gleeson P. Erickson -0% 97% Lineout: 2B
t9 4-1 1 --- O CIN F. McCormick P. Erickson -0% 97% Flyball: SS
t9 4-1 2 --- O CIN C. Aleno P. Erickson -0% 96% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Reds' Whitey Moore facing 7-8-9
b9 1-4 0 --- O CHC L. Stringer W. Moore 2% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 1-4 1 --- O CHC B. Sturgeon W. Moore 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
Augie Galan pinch hits for Paul Erickson (P) batting 9th
b9 1-4 2 --- CHC A. Galan W. Moore -1% 99% Single to LF
Clyde McCullough pinch runs for Augie Galan (PH) batting 9th
b9 1-4 2 1-- O CHC S. Hack W. Moore 1% 100% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Cubs 1.

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