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@BOS
1
2
DET
@CLE
7
0
WSH
@NYY
7
3
CHW
@SLB
6
4
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@BRO
8
9
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@CHC
2
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@PIT
1
2
Saturday, April 20, 1946,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 40,887, Time of Game: 2:23
Cardinals
2
3-1
 Won 3 
1st
at Cubs
0
3-1
 Lost 1 
1st
L: Hank Borowy (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       1  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    2  8  0
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  1

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Klein 2B 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .333 .368 .389 .757 -0.084 1.22 0.040 -0.124 -0.8 1 0
Red Schoendienst 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .267 .267 .400 .667 -0.016 0.92 0.057 -0.074 -0.3 1 1
Stan Musial LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .438 .471 .813 1.283 -0.038 1.01 0.022 -0.060 -0.4 3 0
Enos Slaughter RF 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .250 .294 .438 .732 -0.041 1.09 0.016 -0.056 -0.5 1 0
Harry Walker CF 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .000 .273 .000 .273 0.019 0.75 0.053 -0.034 0.2 0 0
Dick Sisler 1B 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .286 .333 .357 .690 0.076 1.06 0.118 -0.042 0.5 9 0 SH
Marty Marion SS 4 0 2 0 0 2 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.054 0.89 0.087 -0.033 0.3 5 5
Del Rice C 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .308 .400 .308 .708 -0.051 1.05 0.031 -0.082 -0.1 6 0 GDP
Harry Brecheen P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.047 1.06 0.046 -0.094 -1.0 1 5 GDP
Team Totals 33 2 8 2 4 5 38 .242 .324 .242 .567 -0.128 1.01 0.470 -0.599 -1.9 27 11
SH: D Sisler (1, off H Borowy).
TB: M Marion 2; D Rice; D Sisler; L Klein; H Brecheen; S Musial; R Schoendienst.
GIDP: H Brecheen (1); D Rice (1).
RBI: E Slaughter (5); D Sisler (3).
2-out RBI: D Sisler.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. H Brecheen-M Marion-D Sisler; M Marion-D Sisler.

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 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .333 .200 .533 -0.172 1.77 0.000 -0.172 -1.2 2 1
Don Johnson 2B 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .400 .500 .467 .967 0.126 0.99 0.141 -0.015 0.7 2 3
Peanuts Lowrey LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .250 .200 .450 -0.154 1.65 0.000 -0.154 -1.0 2 0
Phil Cavarretta 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .357 .471 .571 1.042 -0.029 1.60 0.128 -0.157 -0.2 10 0 2·GDP
Andy Pafko CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .091 .231 .091 .322 0.027 2.08 0.137 -0.109 0.1 3 0
Marv Rickert RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .083 .267 .083 .350 -0.115 2.32 0.000 -0.115 -0.8 0 0 SH
   Mickey Livingston PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .286 .286 .429 .714 -0.053 2.37 0.000 -0.053 -0.3
Clyde McCullough C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 1.75 0.138 -0.139 0.1 5 0
Lennie Merullo SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .000 .143 .000 .143 -0.086 2.11 0.014 -0.100 -0.3 2 6 IW
Hank Borowy P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.134 2.46 0.000 -0.134 -0.9 1 3
   Bob Scheffing PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 -0.038 1.58 0.000 -0.038 -0.2
   Johnny Schmitz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 0 6 0 3 4 34 .200 .273 .200 .473 -0.628 1.81 0.558 -1.186 -3.9 27 13
SH: M Rickert (1, off H Brecheen).
IBB: L Merullo (1, by H Brecheen).
TB: D Johnson 3; C McCullough; P Cavarretta; A Pafko.
GIDP: P Cavarretta 2 (3).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Hack-L Merullo-D Johnson; D Johnson-L Merullo-P Cavarretta.
E: S Hack (1).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Harry Brecheen, W (1-1) 9 6 0 0 3 4 0 0.82 34 76 0.628 1.81 3.9
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 3 4 0 0.00 34 76 0.628 1.81 3.9

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Hank Borowy, L (0-1) 8 7 2 2 3 5 0 2.25 34 62 0.115 1.10 1.5
Johnny Schmitz 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 4 0 0 0.013 0.24 0.4
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 4 5 0 2.00 38 62 0 0 0.128 1.01 1.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: H Brecheen (1; L Merullo).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Beans Reardon, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - (none), 3B - Lou Jorda.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: 40,887.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Chicago Cubs
1 Lou Klein 2B 1 Stan Hack 3B
2 Red Schoendienst 3B 2 Don Johnson 2B
3 Stan Musial LF 3 Peanuts Lowrey LF
4 Enos Slaughter RF 4 Phil Cavarretta 1B
5 Harry Walker CF 5 Andy Pafko CF
6 Dick Sisler 1B 6 Marv Rickert RF
7 Marty Marion SS 7 Clyde McCullough C
8 Del Rice C 8 Lennie Merullo SS
9 Harry Brecheen P 9 Hank Borowy P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 0-1 1 1-- CHC C. McCullough H. Brecheen -14% 46% Single to CF; Pafko to 3B; McCullough to 2B/Adv on throw
t8 1-0 2 12- R STL D. Sisler H. Borowy 12% 88% Single to LF; Walker to 2B; Musial Scores
b5 0-1 1 123 O CHC H. Borowy H. Brecheen 12% 57% Popfly: SS
b5 0-1 2 123 O CHC S. Hack H. Brecheen 11% 68% Lineout: SS
b6 0-1 1 1-- OO CHC P. Cavarretta H. Brecheen 9% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B

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' Hank Borowy facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- STL L. Klein H. Borowy 4% 54% Single to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-- STL R. Schoendienst H. Borowy 6% 59% Single to CF; Klein to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- O STL S. Musial H. Borowy -2% 57% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Klein to 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-3 RO STL E. Slaughter H. Borowy 2% 59% Flyball: CF; Klein Scores
t1 1-0 2 1-- O STL H. Walker H. Borowy -2% 57% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CHC S. Hack H. Brecheen 2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- O CHC D. Johnson H. Brecheen 2% 61% Popfly: SS
b1 0-1 2 --- O CHC P. Lowrey H. Brecheen 1% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O STL D. Sisler H. Borowy -2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- O STL M. Marion H. Borowy -1% 58% Strikeout
t2 1-0 2 --- O STL D. Rice H. Borowy -1% 57% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- CHC P. Cavarretta H. Brecheen -4% 53% Walk
b2 0-1 0 1-- O CHC A. Pafko H. Brecheen 4% 57% Strikeout
b2 0-1 1 1-- O CHC M. Rickert H. Brecheen 3% 60% Strikeout
b2 0-1 2 1-- O CHC C. McCullough H. Brecheen 2% 63% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- STL H. Brecheen H. Borowy 3% 66% Single to 3B
t3 1-0 0 1-- O STL L. Klein H. Borowy -3% 63% Popfly: P
t3 1-0 1 1-- O STL R. Schoendienst H. Borowy -3% 60% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 1-0 2 1-- O STL S. Musial H. Borowy -2% 58% Groundout: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- O CHC L. Merullo H. Brecheen 3% 61% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-1 1 --- O CHC H. Borowy H. Brecheen 2% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- O CHC S. Hack H. Brecheen 1% 64% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- O STL E. Slaughter H. Borowy -2% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- O STL H. Walker H. Borowy -1% 60% Strikeout
t4 1-0 2 --- O STL D. Sisler H. Borowy -1% 59% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- CHC D. Johnson H. Brecheen -5% 54% Single
b4 0-1 0 1-- O CHC P. Lowrey H. Brecheen 5% 59% Flyball: RF
b4 0-1 1 1-- OO CHC P. Cavarretta H. Brecheen 7% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 7-8-9
t5 1-0 0 --- STL M. Marion H. Borowy 4% 69% Single to RF
t5 1-0 0 1-- OO STL D. Rice H. Borowy -7% 62% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t5 1-0 2 --- STL H. Brecheen H. Borowy 1% 63% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t5 1-0 2 1-- O STL L. Klein H. Borowy -2% 61% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 5-6-7
b5 0-1 0 --- CHC A. Pafko H. Brecheen -6% 55% Walk
b5 0-1 0 1-- O CHC M. Rickert H. Brecheen 5% 60% Bunt Flyball: 3B
b5 0-1 1 1-- CHC C. McCullough H. Brecheen -14% 46% Single to CF; Pafko to 3B; McCullough to 2B/Adv on throw
b5 0-1 1 -23 CHC L. Merullo H. Brecheen -1% 45% Intentional Walk
b5 0-1 1 123 O CHC H. Borowy H. Brecheen 12% 57% Popfly: SS
b5 0-1 2 123 O CHC S. Hack H. Brecheen 11% 68% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 2-3-4
t6 1-0 0 --- O STL R. Schoendienst H. Borowy -2% 66% Flyball: LF
t6 1-0 1 --- O STL S. Musial H. Borowy -2% 64% Groundout: P-1B
t6 1-0 2 --- O STL E. Slaughter H. Borowy -1% 63% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 2-3-4
b6 0-1 0 --- CHC D. Johnson H. Brecheen -7% 56% Single to LF
b6 0-1 0 1-- O CHC P. Lowrey H. Brecheen 6% 62% Foul Flyball: C
b6 0-1 1 1-- OO CHC P. Cavarretta H. Brecheen 9% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 5-6-7
t7 1-0 0 --- STL H. Walker H. Borowy 4% 75% Walk
t7 1-0 0 1-- O STL D. Sisler H. Borowy -1% 74% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Walker to 2B
t7 1-0 1 -2- STL M. Marion H. Borowy 5% 79% Single to 3B; Walker to 3B
t7 1-0 1 1-3 STL D. Rice H. Borowy 2% 81% Walk; Marion to 2B
t7 1-0 1 123 O STL H. Brecheen H. Borowy -7% 74% Strikeout
t7 1-0 2 123 O STL L. Klein H. Borowy -7% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 5-6-7
b7 0-1 0 --- CHC A. Pafko H. Brecheen -8% 59% Single to CF
b7 0-1 0 1-- O CHC M. Rickert H. Brecheen 3% 62% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Pafko to 2B
b7 0-1 1 -2- O CHC C. McCullough H. Brecheen 8% 69% Groundout: P-1B
b7 0-1 2 -2- O CHC L. Merullo H. Brecheen 7% 77% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Hank Borowy facing 2-3-4
t8 1-0 0 --- O STL R. Schoendienst H. Borowy -2% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-0 1 --- STL S. Musial H. Borowy 2% 77% Single to RF
t8 1-0 1 1-- O STL E. Slaughter H. Borowy -2% 74% Foul Flyball: 3B
t8 1-0 2 1-- STL H. Walker H. Borowy 2% 76% Walk; Musial to 2B
t8 1-0 2 12- R STL D. Sisler H. Borowy 12% 88% Single to LF; Walker to 2B; Musial Scores
t8 2-0 2 12- O STL M. Marion H. Borowy -2% 86% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 9-1-2
Bob Scheffing pinch hits for Hank Borowy (P) batting 9th
b8 0-2 0 --- O CHC B. Scheffing H. Brecheen 4% 90% Strikeout
b8 0-2 1 --- O CHC S. Hack H. Brecheen 2% 92% Foul Flyball: LF
b8 0-2 2 --- CHC D. Johnson H. Brecheen -2% 90% Single to LF
b8 0-2 2 1-- O CHC P. Lowrey H. Brecheen 4% 94% Lineout: P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Johnny Schmitz facing 8-9-1
Johnny Schmitz replaces Bob Scheffing (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-0 0 --- STL D. Rice J. Schmitz 1% 95% Single to LF
t9 2-0 0 1-- OO STL H. Brecheen J. Schmitz -2% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: Bunt 3B-SS-2B
t9 2-0 2 --- STL L. Klein J. Schmitz 0% 93% Walk
t9 2-0 2 1-- O STL R. Schoendienst J. Schmitz -1% 92% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 4-5-6
b9 0-2 0 --- CHC P. Cavarretta H. Brecheen -9% 84% Single to CF
b9 0-2 0 1-- O CHC A. Pafko H. Brecheen 7% 91% Flyball: LF
Mickey Livingston pinch hits for Marv Rickert (RF) batting 6th
b9 0-2 1 1-- O CHC M. Livingston H. Brecheen 5% 96% Strikeout
b9 0-2 2 1-- O CHC C. McCullough H. Brecheen 4% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 0.

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