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Standings
CLE
@BOS
4
6
CLE
@BOS
1
2
 
(10)
CHW
@NYY
11
3
DET
@PHA
5
0
SLB
@WSH
4
3
PHI
@CHC
6
1
BRO
@CIN
2
3
PIT
@MLN
1
0
NYG
@STL
8
15
Tuesday, June 23, 1953,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 7,919, Time of Game: 2:10
Phillies
6
33-24
 Won 1 
4th, 5½ GB
at Cubs
1
20-39
 Lost 1 
7th, 19½ GB
W: Robin Roberts (12-4)
L: Bob Rush (4-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Phillies        2  0  1   2  0  1   0  0  0    6 12  0
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  8  3

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Connie Ryan 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 .292 .803 0.009 0.67 0.055 -0.046 -0.3 3 4
Richie Ashburn CF 3 1 0 0 2 0 .315 .769 0.017 0.80 0.075 -0.058 -0.5 2 0
Granny Hamner SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 .269 .715 -0.062 0.90 0.008 -0.069 -1.2 1 3 SH
Del Ennis LF 5 2 3 4 0 0 .286 .865 0.176 0.57 0.196 -0.020 2.8 2 0 HR,2B
Earl Torgeson 1B 5 0 2 1 0 0 .289 .865 0.009 0.47 0.068 -0.059 0.1 9 0 CS
Johnny Wyrostek RF 4 1 1 0 1 2 .351 .914 0.000 0.29 0.021 -0.021 -0.2 2 0 2B
Willie Jones 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 .207 .720 0.062 0.48 0.094 -0.032 1.0 3 1
Smoky Burgess C 4 0 2 0 1 0 .257 .671 0.032 0.32 0.034 -0.002 0.3 5 0
Robin Roberts P 3 0 1 0 0 0 .170 .441 -0.016 0.63 0.027 -0.043 -1.0 0 0 SH
Team Totals 38 6 12 5 4 3 .316 .828 0.227 0.56 0.578 -0.350 1.0 27 8
2B: D Ennis (6, off B Rush); J Wyrostek (5, off B Rush).
HR: D Ennis (12, off T Lown; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: G Hamner (2, off B Rush); R Roberts (5, off T Lown).
TB: D Ennis 7; S Burgess 2; J Wyrostek 2; E Torgeson 2; R Roberts; W Jones; C Ryan; G Hamner.
RBI: D Ennis 4 (46); E Torgeson (34).
2-out RBI: E Torgeson; D Ennis.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Hamner-C Ryan-E Torgeson 2.
Baserunning
CS: E Torgeson (3, 2nd base by B Rush/J Garagiola).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Frank Baumholtz CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .310 .785 -0.049 0.61 0.013 -0.062 -0.4 0 0 2B
Dee Fondy 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .279 .793 -0.014 0.48 0.024 -0.038 0.2 13 1
Ralph Kiner LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .268 .897 -0.017 0.41 0.023 -0.040 -0.1 2 0 GDP
Hank Sauer RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .281 .876 -0.018 0.61 0.027 -0.045 -0.4 3 0
Randy Jackson 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .280 .855 -0.082 0.61 0.004 -0.086 -1.1 0 0 GDP
Joe Garagiola C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .668 -0.027 0.51 0.000 -0.027 -0.4 4 2
   Carl Sawatski C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .646 -0.009 0.18 0.000 -0.009 -0.6 0 0
Eddie Miksis 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .247 .603 0.041 0.81 0.060 -0.020 0.2 0 5 SB
Roy Smalley SS 3 0 0 0 0 2 .252 .684 -0.055 0.59 0.000 -0.055 -0.8 4 2
Bob Rush P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .258 -0.036 1.25 0.000 -0.036 -0.4 0 1
   Turk Lown P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .258 -0.009 0.34 0.000 -0.009 -0.3 1 2
   Phil Cavarretta PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .250 .750 0.004 0.09 0.004 0.000 0.1
   Sheldon Jones P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 1 8 1 0 4 .242 .515 -0.271 0.56 0.155 -0.427 -4.0 27 13
2B: F Baumholtz (17, off R Roberts).
TB: F Baumholtz 2; R Kiner 2; H Sauer; D Fondy; P Cavarretta; E Miksis; R Jackson.
GIDP: R Jackson (7); R Kiner (5).
RBI: D Fondy (33).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Fondy-R Smalley-D Fondy.
E: E Miksis (15); R Smalley (14); R Jackson (7).
Baserunning
SB: E Miksis (8, 2nd base off R Roberts/S Burgess).

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Robin Roberts, W (12-4) 9 8 1 1 0 4 0 2.16 33 71 0.272 0.56 4.0
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 0 4 0 1.00 33 71 0.272 0.56 4.0

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Rush, L (4-7) 3.2 9 5 4 3 1 0 4.54 23 23 -0.247 0.92 -3.0
Turk Lown 4.1 2 1 1 1 2 1 4.20 17 1 0 0.018 0.20 1.5
Sheldon Jones 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.84 4 0 0 0.002 0.02 0.6
Team Totals 9 12 6 5 4 3 1 5.00 44 23 1 0 -0.227 0.56 -1.0
Balks: None.
WP: T Lown (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Engeln, 1B - Bill Stewart, 2B - Babe Pinelli, 3B - Dusty Boggess.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Phillies         Chicago Cubs
1 Connie Ryan 2B 1 Frank Baumholtz CF
2 Richie Ashburn CF 2 Dee Fondy 1B
3 Granny Hamner SS 3 Ralph Kiner LF
4 Del Ennis LF 4 Hank Sauer RF
5 Earl Torgeson 1B 5 Randy Jackson 3B
6 Johnny Wyrostek RF 6 Joe Garagiola C
7 Willie Jones 3B 7 Eddie Miksis 2B
8 Smoky Burgess C 8 Roy Smalley SS
9 Robin Roberts P 9 Bob Rush P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 1 -23 RR PHI D. Ennis B. Rush 10% 68% Single to LF; Ryan Scores; Ashburn Scores
t3 2-0 2 -2- R PHI W. Jones B. Rush 8% 77% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Wyrostek Scores/No RBI/unER; Jones to 2B
t4 3-0 2 1-- R PHI D. Ennis B. Rush 7% 86% Double to RF; Hamner Scores
b4 0-5 1 12- OO CHC R. Jackson R. Roberts 6% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t2 2-0 2 123 O PHI G. Hamner B. Rush -6% 65% Flyball: LF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PHI C. Ryan B. Rush 3% 53% Single to CF
t1 0-0 0 1-- PHI R. Ashburn B. Rush 5% 59% Walk; Ryan to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- O PHI G. Hamner B. Rush -1% 58% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Ryan to 3B; Ashburn to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -23 RR PHI D. Ennis B. Rush 10% 68% Single to LF; Ryan Scores; Ashburn Scores
t1 2-0 1 1-- O PHI E. Torgeson B. Rush -2% 66% Flyball: RF
t1 2-0 2 1-- O PHI J. Wyrostek B. Rush -2% 64% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O CHC F. Baumholtz R. Roberts 2% 66% Foul Flyball: 1B
b1 0-2 1 --- O CHC D. Fondy R. Roberts 2% 68% Popfly: 3B
b1 0-2 2 --- O CHC R. Kiner R. Roberts 1% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- O PHI W. Jones B. Rush -2% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 2-0 1 --- PHI S. Burgess B. Rush 2% 69% Single to RF
t2 2-0 1 1-- PHI R. Roberts B. Rush 3% 72% Single to LF; Burgess to 2B
t2 2-0 1 12- O PHI C. Ryan B. Rush -3% 68% Popfly: SS
t2 2-0 2 12- PHI R. Ashburn B. Rush 2% 71% Walk; Burgess to 3B; Roberts to 2B
t2 2-0 2 123 O PHI G. Hamner B. Rush -6% 65% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Phillies 2, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O CHC H. Sauer R. Roberts 3% 67% Flyball: LF
b2 0-2 1 --- O CHC R. Jackson R. Roberts 2% 69% Flyball: CF
b2 0-2 2 --- O CHC J. Garagiola R. Roberts 1% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 2, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 4-5-6
t3 2-0 0 --- O PHI D. Ennis B. Rush -2% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 2-0 1 --- PHI E. Torgeson B. Rush 2% 71% Single to SS
t3 2-0 1 1-- O PHI J. Wyrostek B. Rush -3% 67% Torgeson Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t3 2-0 2 --- PHI J. Wyrostek B. Rush 2% 69% Double to CF
t3 2-0 2 -2- R PHI W. Jones B. Rush 8% 77% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Wyrostek Scores/No RBI/unER; Jones to 2B
t3 3-0 2 -2- PHI S. Burgess B. Rush 1% 78% Walk
t3 3-0 2 12- O PHI R. Roberts B. Rush -3% 75% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Phillies 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 7-8-9
b3 0-3 0 --- CHC E. Miksis R. Roberts -4% 71% Single to SS
b3 0-3 0 1-- CHC R. Smalley R. Roberts -2% 69% Miksis Steals 2B
b3 0-3 0 -2- O CHC R. Smalley R. Roberts 4% 74% Strikeout
b3 0-3 1 -2- O CHC B. Rush R. Roberts 4% 77% Flyball: CF
b3 0-3 2 -2- O CHC F. Baumholtz R. Roberts 3% 80% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 3, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 1-2-3
t4 3-0 0 --- PHI C. Ryan B. Rush 2% 83% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t4 3-0 0 1-- OO PHI R. Ashburn B. Rush -5% 78% Double Play: Groundout: 1B; Ryan out at 2B/1B-SS-1B
t4 3-0 2 --- PHI G. Hamner B. Rush 1% 79% Single to 3B
t4 3-0 2 1-- R PHI D. Ennis B. Rush 7% 86% Double to RF; Hamner Scores
t4 4-0 2 -2- R PHI E. Torgeson B. Rush 4% 91% Single to RF; Ennis Scores
Turk Lown replaces Bob Rush pitching and batting 9th
t4 5-0 2 1-- PHI J. Wyrostek T. Lown 0% 91% Wild Pitch; Torgeson to 2B
t4 5-0 2 -2- PHI J. Wyrostek T. Lown 0% 91% Walk
t4 5-0 2 12- O PHI W. Jones T. Lown -1% 90% Popfly: C
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-5, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 2-3-4
b4 0-5 0 --- O CHC D. Fondy R. Roberts 2% 91% Foul Flyball: 1B
b4 0-5 1 --- CHC R. Kiner R. Roberts -2% 90% Single to LF
b4 0-5 1 1-- CHC H. Sauer R. Roberts -3% 87% Single; Kiner to 2B
b4 0-5 1 12- OO CHC R. Jackson R. Roberts 6% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cubs' Turk Lown facing 8-9-1
t5 5-0 0 --- PHI S. Burgess T. Lown 1% 94% Single to CF
t5 5-0 0 1-- O PHI R. Roberts T. Lown -0% 94% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; Burgess to 2B
t5 5-0 1 -2- O PHI C. Ryan T. Lown -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B; Burgess to 3B
t5 5-0 2 --3 O PHI R. Ashburn T. Lown -1% 92% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-5, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 6-7-8
b5 0-5 0 --- O CHC J. Garagiola R. Roberts 2% 93% Flyball: RF
b5 0-5 1 --- O CHC E. Miksis R. Roberts 1% 94% Foul Flyball: 2B
b5 0-5 2 --- O CHC R. Smalley R. Roberts 1% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 5, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cubs' Turk Lown facing 3-4-5
t6 5-0 0 --- O PHI G. Hamner T. Lown -0% 94% Strikeout Looking
t6 5-0 1 --- R PHI D. Ennis T. Lown 2% 97% Home Run
t6 6-0 1 --- O PHI E. Torgeson T. Lown -0% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 6-0 2 --- O PHI J. Wyrostek T. Lown -0% 96% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 6, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-6, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 9-1-2
b6 0-6 0 --- O CHC T. Lown R. Roberts 1% 97% Flyball: RF
b6 0-6 1 --- CHC F. Baumholtz R. Roberts -1% 96% Double to LF
b6 0-6 1 -2- R CHC D. Fondy R. Roberts -2% 94% Single to RF; Baumholtz Scores
b6 1-6 1 1-- OO CHC R. Kiner R. Roberts 3% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 6, Cubs 1.
Top of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 6-1, Cubs' Turk Lown facing 7-8-9
Carl Sawatski replaces Joe Garagiola playing C batting 6th
t7 6-1 0 --- PHI W. Jones T. Lown 1% 97% Reached on E4 (throw) (Ground Ball); Jones to 2B
t7 6-1 0 -2- O PHI S. Burgess T. Lown -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B; Jones to 3B
t7 6-1 1 --3 O PHI R. Roberts T. Lown -1% 96% Fielder's Choice P unassisted; Jones out at Hm; Roberts to 1B
t7 6-1 2 1-- O PHI C. Ryan T. Lown -0% 96% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Phillies 6, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-6, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 4-5-6
b7 1-6 0 --- O CHC H. Sauer R. Roberts 1% 97% Strikeout
b7 1-6 1 --- O CHC R. Jackson R. Roberts 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 1-6 2 --- O CHC C. Sawatski R. Roberts 0% 98% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 6, Cubs 1.
Top of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 6-1, Cubs' Turk Lown facing 2-3-4
t8 6-1 0 --- O PHI R. Ashburn T. Lown -0% 98% Popfly: SS
t8 6-1 1 --- O PHI G. Hamner T. Lown -0% 98% Popfly: SS
t8 6-1 2 --- O PHI D. Ennis T. Lown -0% 98% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 6, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-6, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 7-8-9
b8 1-6 0 --- O CHC E. Miksis R. Roberts 1% 99% Flyball: LF
b8 1-6 1 --- O CHC R. Smalley R. Roberts 1% 99% Popfly: 3B
Phil Cavarretta pinch hits for Turk Lown (P) batting 9th
b8 1-6 2 --- CHC P. Cavarretta R. Roberts -0% 99% Single to RF
b8 1-6 2 1-- O CHC F. Baumholtz R. Roberts 1% 99% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 6, Cubs 1.
Top of the 9th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 6-1, Cubs' Sheldon Jones facing 5-6-7
Sheldon Jones replaces Phil Cavarretta (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 6-1 0 --- O PHI E. Torgeson S. Jones -0% 99% Flyball: LF
t9 6-1 1 --- O PHI J. Wyrostek S. Jones -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 6-1 2 --- PHI W. Jones S. Jones 0% 99% Single to LF
t9 6-1 2 1-- O PHI S. Burgess S. Jones -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 6, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-6, Phillies' Robin Roberts facing 2-3-4
b9 1-6 0 --- O CHC D. Fondy R. Roberts 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 1-6 1 --- CHC R. Kiner R. Roberts -1% 99% Single to LF
b9 1-6 1 1-- O CHC H. Sauer R. Roberts 1% 100% Strikeout
b9 1-6 2 1-- CHC R. Jackson R. Roberts -0% 99% Single to CF; Kiner to 2B
b9 1-6 2 12- O CHC C. Sawatski R. Roberts 1% 100% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 6, Cubs 1.

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