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Scores
Standings
DET
@BOS
1
2
SLB
@NYY
7
1
CLE
@PHA
5
4
CHW
@WSH
2
3
PHI
@CHC
16
4
BRO
@STL
4
3
Thursday, September 17, 1953,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 2,793, Time of Game: 2:21
Phillies
16
79-67
 Won 1 
4th, 20½ GB
at Cubs
4
61-84
 Lost 1 
7th, 38 GB
W: Curt Simmons (14-13)
L: Don Elston (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Phillies        0  0  4   4  1  2   0  5  0   16 18  0
Cubs            0  0  0   0  3  0   0  0  1    4 10  3
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Ted Kazanski SS 4 3 2 1 2 1 6 .216 .276 .305 .581 1 1 SB
Richie Ashburn CF 6 1 2 3 0 0 6 .327 .388 .407 .796 5 0 2B,CS
Earl Torgeson 1B 5 2 1 1 1 1 6 .274 .368 .471 .840 7 0 3B
Del Ennis LF 3 2 2 2 2 0 5 .284 .351 .484 .835 0 1
Granny Hamner 2B 5 3 2 4 0 0 5 .280 .317 .464 .781 0 3 HR,GDP
Smoky Burgess C 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 .306 .388 .444 .832 7 0 2B
Johnny Wyrostek RF 5 1 1 2 0 0 5 .274 .337 .357 .694 6 0
Willie Jones 3B 5 2 4 3 0 0 5 .228 .348 .396 .744 1 1
Curt Simmons P 3 1 1 0 0 0 5 .129 .159 .141 .300 0 1 HBP,SH
Team Totals 41 16 18 16 5 2 48 .439 .511 .610 1.120 27 7
2B: R Ashburn (24); S Burgess (17).
3B: E Torgeson (8).
HR: G Hamner (21).
SH: C Simmons (4).
HBP: C Simmons (1).
TB: G Hamner 5; W Jones 4; S Burgess 4; R Ashburn 3; E Torgeson 3; T Kazanski 2; D Ennis 2; C Simmons; J Wyrostek.
GIDP: G Hamner (16).
RBI: G Hamner 4 (89); R Ashburn 3 (55); W Jones 3 (70); J Wyrostek 2 (44); D Ennis 2 (118); E Torgeson (58); T Kazanski (25).
Team LOB: 5.
Baserunning
SB: T Kazanski (1).
CS: R Ashburn (6).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Bob Talbot CF 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .400 .400 .800 1.200 5 2 3B
Eddie Miksis 2B 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .250 .290 .344 .634 5 4 HR
Dee Fondy 1B 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .311 .361 .489 .850 7 1
Ralph Kiner LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .282 .390 .521 .910 0 0
Hank Sauer RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .274 .364 .485 .849 3 0
Bill Serena 3B 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .255 .348 .434 .783 2 2
Ernie Banks SS 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .000 .250 .000 .250 2 4
Clyde McCullough C 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .278 .326 .397 .723 2 1
Don Elston P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0
   Bill Moisan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
   Tommy Brown PH 1 1 1 3 0 0 1 .194 .280 .299 .579 HR
   Dutch Leonard P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .300 .400 .700 0 0
   Bob Ramazzotti PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .154 .214 .205 .419
   Duke Simpson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 0
   Turk Lown P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .149 .133 .282 0 0
   Hal Jeffcoat PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .235 .310 .328 .638
Team Totals 36 4 10 4 3 7 39 .278 .333 .500 .833 27 15
3B: B Talbot (1).
HR: E Miksis (8); T Brown (2).
TB: T Brown 4; E Miksis 4; B Talbot 4; D Fondy 2; C McCullough 2; H Sauer; B Serena.
RBI: T Brown 3 (13); E Miksis (39).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Serena-E Miksis-D Fondy; C McCullough-E Banks.
E: E Banks (1); C McCullough (4); R Kiner (8).

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Curt Simmons, W (14-13) 9 10 4 4 3 7 2 3.37 39 55
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 3 7 2 4.00 39 55

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Don Elston, L (0-1) 3 8 6 6 0 1 0 18.00 16 20
Bill Moisan 2 4 3 3 1 0 0 13.50 12
Dutch Leonard 2 2 2 2 1 0 1 4.37 8
Duke Simpson 0 3 5 4 2 0 0 8.40 5
Turk Lown 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 5.17 7
Team Totals 9 18 16 15 5 2 1 15.00 48 20
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Moisan (1).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Stewart, 1B - Dusty Boggess, 2B - Babe Pinelli, 3B - Bill Engeln.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: 2,793.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Phillies         Chicago Cubs
1 Ted Kazanski SS 1 Bob Talbot CF
2 Richie Ashburn CF 2 Eddie Miksis 2B
3 Earl Torgeson 1B 3 Dee Fondy 1B
4 Del Ennis LF 4 Ralph Kiner LF
5 Granny Hamner 2B 5 Hank Sauer RF
6 Smoky Burgess C 6 Bill Serena 3B
7 Johnny Wyrostek RF 7 Ernie Banks SS
8 Willie Jones 3B 8 Clyde McCullough C
9 Curt Simmons P 9 Don Elston P

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