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Scores
Standings
DET
@CLE
2
10
BOS
@NYY
0
8
CHW
@SLB
12
5
PHA
@WSH
16
5
NYG
@BSN
4
3
 
(10)
STL
@CHC
0
2
STL
@CHC
2
1
BRO
@PHI
3
2
CIN
@PIT
7
8
Saturday, September 23, 1950,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 22,030, Time of Game: 1:45
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cardinals
2
73-72
 Won 1 
5th, 15½ GB
at Cubs
1
62-85
 Lost 1 
7th, 27½ GB
W: Howie Pollet (13-13)
L: Bob Rush (13-19)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  1  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  6  1
Cubs            1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  6  2

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Peanuts Lowrey 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .224 .314 .283 .597 -0.071 0.83 0.028 -0.099 -0.7 0 0
Red Schoendienst 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .279 .317 .411 .728 -0.024 1.03 0.037 -0.060 -0.2 0 0
Hal Rice LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .222 .282 .287 .569 0.038 1.10 0.104 -0.066 0.2 0 0
Enos Slaughter RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .288 .365 .411 .776 0.036 1.21 0.125 -0.090 0.4 0 0
Bill Howerton CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .289 .382 .512 .894 -0.103 1.04 0.000 -0.103 -1.1 0 1
Rocky Nelson 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .245 .322 .336 .658 -0.009 0.80 0.039 -0.048 -0.1 0 0 SB
Eddie Miller SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .222 .304 .322 .625 -0.041 0.86 0.023 -0.064 -0.4 1 0 2B
Johnny Bucha C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .152 .243 .182 .425 -0.094 1.14 0.000 -0.094 -0.9 3 0
Howie Pollet P 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .150 .200 .175 .375 0.021 0.89 0.065 -0.044 0.2 0 0 2B
Team Totals 34 2 6 1 0 1 34 .176 .176 .235 .412 -0.247 0.99 0.421 -0.668 -2.7 * 1
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: E Miller (8, off B Rush); H Pollet (2, off B Rush).
TB: E Miller 2; H Pollet 2; E Slaughter; P Lowrey; R Schoendienst; H Rice.
RBI: H Rice (8).
2-out RBI: H Rice.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
E: J Bucha (2).
Outfield Assists: B Howerton (H Jeffcoat at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: R Nelson (4, 2nd base off B Rush/M Owen).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Randy Jackson 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .221 .272 .419 .690 -0.017 1.48 0.103 -0.119 0.6 0 0 SB
Hal Jeffcoat RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .240 .269 .344 .613 -0.125 1.33 0.039 -0.164 -0.7 0 0
Preston Ward 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .258 .317 .383 .700 0.032 1.22 0.076 -0.044 -0.0 0 0
   Carmen Mauro PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .283 .295 .578 -0.125 3.05 0.000 -0.125 -0.6
   Phil Cavarretta 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .273 .376 .441 .817 -0.048 1.85 0.000 -0.048 -0.1 0 0
Hank Sauer LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .276 .349 .516 .866 0.023 0.88 0.054 -0.031 -0.0 0 0
Andy Pafko CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .307 .401 .602 1.002 -0.100 1.35 0.000 -0.100 -0.7 0 0
Roy Smalley SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .229 .299 .407 .706 -0.085 1.17 0.026 -0.111 -0.5 0 0
Wayne Terwilliger 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .243 .312 .365 .677 -0.118 1.56 0.000 -0.118 -0.7 0 0
Mickey Owen C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .243 .279 .309 .588 -0.091 1.20 0.000 -0.091 -0.5 1 0
Bob Rush P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .184 .211 .241 .452 -0.093 1.20 0.000 -0.093 -0.5 0 1
Team Totals 29 1 6 1 1 3 30 .207 .233 .207 .440 -0.747 1.35 0.298 -1.044 -3.7 * 1
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
TB: H Jeffcoat 2; H Sauer; P Ward; R Smalley; R Jackson.
RBI: H Jeffcoat (15).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 1 for 1.
Fielding
E: M Owen (8); R Smalley (49).
Baserunning
SB: R Jackson (2, 2nd base off H Pollet/J Bucha).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Howie Pollet, W (13-13) 9 6 1 1 1 3 0 3.44 30 73 0.748 1.35 3.7
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 1 3 0 1.00 30 73 0.748 1.35 3.7

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Rush, L (13-19) 9 6 2 1 0 1 0 3.79 34 70 0.248 0.99 2.7
Team Totals 9 6 2 1 0 1 0 1.00 34 70 0.248 0.99 2.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Scotty Robb, 1B - Babe Pinelli, 2B - (none), 3B - Dusty Boggess.
Time of Game: 1:45.
Attendance: 22,030.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Chicago Cubs
1 Peanuts Lowrey 3B 1 Randy Jackson 3B
2 Red Schoendienst 2B 2 Hal Jeffcoat RF
3 Hal Rice LF 3 Preston Ward 1B
4 Enos Slaughter RF 4 Hank Sauer LF
5 Bill Howerton CF 5 Andy Pafko CF
6 Rocky Nelson 1B 6 Roy Smalley SS
7 Eddie Miller SS 7 Wayne Terwilliger 2B
8 Johnny Bucha C 8 Mickey Owen C
9 Howie Pollet P 9 Bob Rush P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 1-2 0 1-- O CHC H. Sauer H. Pollet 13% 68% Baserunner Out Advancing; Mauro out at 2B/Unknown
t3 1-1 2 -2- R STL H. Rice B. Rush 10% 59% Single; Lowrey Scores
b9 1-2 0 --- O CHC R. Jackson H. Pollet 9% 88% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t2 0-1 2 1-3 R STL J. Bucha B. Rush 9% 48% Nelson Steals 2B; Slaughter Scores/Adv on E2 (throw to 3B)/unER
b7 1-2 0 --- CHC P. Ward H. Pollet -8% 56% Single

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' Bob Rush facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL P. Lowrey B. Rush -2% 48% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL R. Schoendienst B. Rush -2% 46% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t1 0-0 2 --- O STL H. Rice B. Rush -1% 45% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHC R. Jackson H. Pollet -3% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- CHC H. Jeffcoat H. Pollet -5% 36% Jackson Steals 2B; Jackson to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
b1 0-0 0 --3 R CHC H. Jeffcoat H. Pollet -4% 32% Single; Jackson Scores
b1 1-0 0 1-- O CHC P. Ward H. Pollet 5% 37% Baserunner Out Advancing; Jeffcoat out at 2B/Unknown
b1 1-0 1 --- O CHC P. Ward H. Pollet 1% 39% Strikeout
b1 1-0 2 --- O CHC H. Sauer H. Pollet 1% 40% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- STL E. Slaughter B. Rush 4% 44% Single
t2 0-1 0 1-- O STL B. Howerton B. Rush -4% 40% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t2 0-1 1 1-- STL R. Nelson B. Rush 4% 44% Fielder's Choice P; Slaughter to 2B/Safe on E6 (catch)
t2 0-1 1 12- O STL E. Miller B. Rush -4% 40% Flyball: Unknown out on play; Slaughter to 3B
t2 0-1 2 1-3 R STL J. Bucha B. Rush 9% 48% Nelson Steals 2B; Slaughter Scores/Adv on E2 (throw to 3B)/unER
t2 1-1 2 -2- O STL J. Bucha B. Rush -3% 45% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 5-6-7
b2 1-1 0 --- O CHC A. Pafko H. Pollet 2% 47% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b2 1-1 1 --- CHC R. Smalley H. Pollet -3% 45% Single
b2 1-1 1 1-- O CHC W. Terwilliger H. Pollet 3% 48% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b2 1-1 2 1-- O CHC M. Owen H. Pollet 2% 50% Baserunner Out Advancing; Smalley out at 2B/Unknown
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- O STL H. Pollet B. Rush -3% 47% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t3 1-1 1 --- STL P. Lowrey B. Rush 3% 50% Single
t3 1-1 1 1-- O STL R. Schoendienst B. Rush -2% 48% Groundout: Unknown out on play; Lowrey to 2B
t3 1-1 2 -2- R STL H. Rice B. Rush 10% 59% Single; Lowrey Scores
t3 2-1 2 1-- O STL E. Slaughter B. Rush -2% 56% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 8-9-1
b3 1-2 0 --- O CHC M. Owen H. Pollet 3% 59% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b3 1-2 1 --- O CHC B. Rush H. Pollet 2% 61% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b3 1-2 2 --- CHC R. Jackson H. Pollet -2% 59% Single
b3 1-2 2 1-- O CHC H. Jeffcoat H. Pollet 3% 62% Single to CF; Jackson to 3B; Jeffcoat out at 2B/CF-SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 5-6-7
t4 2-1 0 --- O STL B. Howerton B. Rush -2% 60% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t4 2-1 1 --- O STL R. Nelson B. Rush -2% 58% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t4 2-1 2 --- STL E. Miller B. Rush 2% 61% Double
t4 2-1 2 -2- O STL J. Bucha B. Rush -3% 57% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 3-4-5
b4 1-2 0 --- O CHC P. Ward H. Pollet 3% 60% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b4 1-2 1 --- O CHC H. Sauer H. Pollet 2% 62% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b4 1-2 2 --- O CHC A. Pafko H. Pollet 1% 64% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 9-1-2
t5 2-1 0 --- STL H. Pollet B. Rush 7% 70% Double
t5 2-1 0 -2- O STL P. Lowrey B. Rush -6% 64% Fielder's Choice P out on play; Pollet out at 3B/Unknown
t5 2-1 1 1-- STL R. Schoendienst B. Rush 4% 68% Single; Lowrey to 2B
t5 2-1 1 12- O STL H. Rice B. Rush -4% 64% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B; Lowrey to 3B
t5 2-1 2 1-3 O STL E. Slaughter B. Rush -5% 58% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 6-7-8
b5 1-2 0 --- O CHC R. Smalley H. Pollet 3% 62% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b5 1-2 1 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger H. Pollet 2% 64% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b5 1-2 2 --- O CHC M. Owen H. Pollet 2% 66% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 5-6-7
t6 2-1 0 --- O STL B. Howerton B. Rush -3% 63% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t6 2-1 1 --- O STL R. Nelson B. Rush -2% 62% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t6 2-1 2 --- O STL E. Miller B. Rush -1% 60% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 9-1-2
b6 1-2 0 --- O CHC B. Rush H. Pollet 4% 64% Strikeout
b6 1-2 1 --- O CHC R. Jackson H. Pollet 3% 67% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b6 1-2 2 --- O CHC H. Jeffcoat H. Pollet 2% 69% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 8-9-1
t7 2-1 0 --- O STL J. Bucha B. Rush -3% 67% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t7 2-1 1 --- O STL H. Pollet B. Rush -2% 65% Strikeout
t7 2-1 2 --- O STL P. Lowrey B. Rush -1% 63% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 3-4-5
b7 1-2 0 --- CHC P. Ward H. Pollet -8% 56% Single
Carmen Mauro pinch runs for Preston Ward (1B) batting 3rd
b7 1-2 0 1-- O CHC H. Sauer H. Pollet 13% 68% Baserunner Out Advancing; Mauro out at 2B/Unknown
b7 1-2 1 --- CHC H. Sauer H. Pollet -5% 63% Single
b7 1-2 1 1-- O CHC A. Pafko H. Pollet 6% 69% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b7 1-2 2 1-- O CHC R. Smalley H. Pollet 5% 74% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 2-3-4
Phil Cavarretta replaces Carmen Mauro (PR) playing 1B batting 3rd
t8 2-1 0 --- O STL R. Schoendienst B. Rush -2% 72% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t8 2-1 1 --- O STL H. Rice B. Rush -2% 70% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t8 2-1 2 --- O STL E. Slaughter B. Rush -1% 69% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 7-8-9
b8 1-2 0 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger H. Pollet 6% 75% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b8 1-2 1 --- O CHC M. Owen H. Pollet 5% 80% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b8 1-2 2 --- O CHC B. Rush H. Pollet 3% 83% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 5-6-7
t9 2-1 0 --- O STL B. Howerton B. Rush -2% 82% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t9 2-1 1 --- O STL R. Nelson B. Rush -1% 80% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t9 2-1 2 --- O STL E. Miller B. Rush -1% 79% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 1-2-3
b9 1-2 0 --- O CHC R. Jackson H. Pollet 9% 88% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b9 1-2 1 --- O CHC H. Jeffcoat H. Pollet 7% 95% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b9 1-2 2 --- O CHC P. Cavarretta H. Pollet 5% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Cubs 1.

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