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Scores
Standings
CLE
@BOS
7
11
CHW
@NYY
1
7
CHW
@NYY
2
5
PHI
@CHC
1
0
 
(15)
PHI
@CHC
7
8
 
(7)
PIT
@CIN
5
2
PIT
@CIN
0
4
NYG
@MLN
7
8
BRO
@STL
7
4
Sunday, June 19, 1955,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 34,529, Time of Game: 2:00
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Phillies
7
28-34
 Lost 1 
5th, 18 GB
at Cubs
8
36-28
 Won 1 
2nd, 11 GB
W: Howie Pollet (3-0)
L: Herm Wehmeier (5-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Phillies        1  1  0   0  2  0   3    7  9  0
Cubs            3  0  2   0  1  2   X    8 13  2

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Richie Ashburn CF 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .352 .471 .469 .940 0.082 1.37 0.175 -0.093 1.1 2 0 3B
Granny Hamner 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .254 .309 .370 .678 0.019 1.06 0.097 -0.078 0.3 4 2
Glen Gorbous RF 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .289 .369 .411 .780 0.136 1.44 0.199 -0.063 1.6 1 0
Del Ennis LF 4 1 2 3 0 1 4 .273 .309 .495 .804 0.148 1.25 0.200 -0.052 1.7 2 0 HR
Marv Blaylock 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .224 .328 .364 .692 -0.148 1.43 0.000 -0.148 -1.2 6 1
Stan Lopata C 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .263 .385 .525 .910 0.018 1.00 0.095 -0.077 0.4 1 1 HR
Willie Jones 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .233 .346 .393 .739 -0.019 0.74 0.036 -0.054 -0.2 1 2
Roy Smalley SS 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 .200 .309 .343 .652 0.076 1.08 0.093 -0.017 0.6 1 2
Herm Wehmeier P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .207 .200 .207 .407 -0.011 0.42 0.000 -0.011 -0.1 0 0
   Bob Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .143 .286 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bobby Morgan PH 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .226 .312 .332 .643 -0.036 1.58 0.000 -0.036 -0.4
   Thornton Kipper P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Greengrass PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227 .314 .353 .667 -0.058 2.86 0.000 -0.058 -0.4
   Curt Simmons PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .250 .316 .566 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Bob Kuzava P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 7 9 7 2 3 34 .281 .324 .531 .855 0.207 1.21 0.895 -0.687 3.4 18 8
3B: R Ashburn (6, off D Hillman).
HR: S Lopata (8, off D Hillman, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); D Ennis (12, off H Pollet, 7th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
TB: D Ennis 5; S Lopata 4; R Ashburn 4; R Smalley; W Jones; G Hamner; G Gorbous.
RBI: D Ennis 3 (49); G Gorbous 2 (14); S Lopata (20); G Hamner (14).
2-out RBI: G Gorbous 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 7.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lloyd Merriman CF 4 2 3 0 0 0 4 .250 .304 .375 .679 0.077 0.65 0.098 -0.021 1.2 2 0 2B
Gene Baker 2B 2 1 2 0 0 0 4 .286 .359 .423 .782 0.086 0.89 0.101 -0.014 0.7 4 1 2·SH
Frank Baumholtz LF 2 1 0 1 1 0 4 .314 .339 .448 .787 -0.055 1.08 0.007 -0.062 -0.7 2 0 SF,IW
Randy Jackson 3B 3 3 3 3 1 0 4 .265 .339 .445 .784 0.229 0.97 0.249 -0.020 2.4 0 2 HR
Jim King RF 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .247 .312 .388 .700 0.102 0.82 0.134 -0.031 1.5 4 0 2B
Ernie Banks SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .285 .326 .524 .850 0.031 0.68 0.068 -0.036 0.3 1 4
Dee Fondy 1B 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .240 .282 .416 .698 0.089 0.78 0.103 -0.014 0.8 5 1 3B
Clyde McCullough C 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .156 .256 .156 .413 0.006 1.22 0.035 -0.029 -0.0 3 0 SF,IW
Dave Hillman P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.060 1.22 0.000 -0.060 -1.1 0 0
   Howie Pollet P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .600 1.000 -0.007 0.29 0.000 -0.007 -0.1 0 0
   Warren Hacker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .077 .077 .154 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 26 8 13 8 3 1 33 .500 .516 .769 1.285 0.498 0.88 0.795 -0.294 5.0 21 8
2B: L Merriman (3, off H Wehmeier); J King (1, off B Kuzava).
3B: D Fondy (6, off T Kipper).
HR: R Jackson (10, off H Wehmeier, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep CF).
SF: F Baumholtz (2, off H Wehmeier); C McCullough (2, off T Kipper).
SH: G Baker 2 (11, 1 off B Kuzava, 1 off B Miller).
IBB: C McCullough (2, by B Miller); F Baumholtz (1, by B Miller).
TB: R Jackson 6; D Fondy 4; L Merriman 4; J King 3; G Baker 2; E Banks.
RBI: R Jackson 3 (36); J King 2 (11); C McCullough (3); F Baumholtz (14); E Banks (35).
2-out RBI: J King; R Jackson.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 6 for 11.
Fielding
E: E Banks 2 (10).

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Herm Wehmeier, L (5-4) 2.1 6 5 5 1 0 1 3.97 14 24 -0.330 1.04 -3.4
Bob Miller 1.2 3 0 0 2 1 0 2.12 9 2 1 -0.001 0.88 0.4
Thornton Kipper 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.45 4 0 0 -0.072 0.79 -0.5
Bob Kuzava 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 5.04 6 0 0 -0.095 0.55 -1.5
Team Totals 6 13 8 8 3 1 1 12.00 33 24 2 1 -0.498 0.88 -5.0

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Hillman 4.2 6 4 4 0 2 1 6.19 22 38 -0.183 1.02 -1.9
Howie Pollet, W (3-0) 1.2 3 3 3 2 1 1 3.06 10 2 0 -0.077 1.66 -1.8
Warren Hacker, S (2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.69 2 0 0 0.052 1.02 0.3
Team Totals 7 9 7 7 2 3 2 9.00 34 38 2 0 -0.208 1.21 -3.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: B Miller 2 (5; C McCullough, F Baumholtz).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Artie Gore, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - (none), 3B - Hal Dixon.
Time of Game: 2:00.
Attendance: 34,529.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Phillies         Chicago Cubs
1 Richie Ashburn CF 1 Lloyd Merriman CF
2 Granny Hamner 2B 2 Gene Baker 2B
3 Glen Gorbous RF 3 Frank Baumholtz LF
4 Del Ennis LF 4 Randy Jackson 3B
5 Marv Blaylock 1B 5 Jim King RF
6 Stan Lopata C 6 Ernie Banks SS
7 Willie Jones 3B 7 Dee Fondy 1B
8 Roy Smalley SS 8 Clyde McCullough C
9 Herm Wehmeier P 9 Dave Hillman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 4-8 0 12- RRR PHI D. Ennis H. Pollet -17% 69% Home Run (Deep LF); Hamner Scores; Gorbous Scores
b1 1-1 1 -2- RR CHC R. Jackson H. Wehmeier 15% 72% Home Run (Deep CF); Baker Scores
t5 2-5 2 -23 RR PHI G. Gorbous D. Hillman -15% 68% Single to RF; Morgan Scores; Ashburn Scores
t2 1-3 0 --- R PHI S. Lopata D. Hillman -10% 60% Home Run (Deep LF)
t1 0-0 0 --- PHI R. Ashburn D. Hillman -9% 41% Triple to CF

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' Dave Hillman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PHI R. Ashburn D. Hillman -9% 41% Triple to CF
t1 0-0 0 --3 R PHI G. Hamner D. Hillman -4% 37% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Ashburn Scores
t1 1-0 0 1-- O PHI G. Gorbous D. Hillman 3% 40% Flyball: RF
t1 1-0 1 1-- O PHI D. Ennis D. Hillman 3% 43% Flyball: RF
t1 1-0 2 1-- O PHI M. Blaylock D. Hillman 2% 45% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Phillies 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Phillies' Herm Wehmeier facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- CHC L. Merriman H. Wehmeier 6% 51% Double to LF
b1 0-1 0 -2- CHC G. Baker H. Wehmeier 7% 58% Single to RF; Merriman to 3B
b1 0-1 0 1-3 RO CHC F. Baumholtz H. Wehmeier -1% 57% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Merriman Scores; Baker to 2B
b1 1-1 1 -2- RR CHC R. Jackson H. Wehmeier 15% 72% Home Run (Deep CF); Baker Scores
b1 3-1 1 --- O CHC J. King H. Wehmeier -1% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 3-1 2 --- O CHC E. Banks H. Wehmeier -1% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 1, Cubs 3.
Top of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 6-7-8
t2 1-3 0 --- R PHI S. Lopata D. Hillman -10% 60% Home Run (Deep LF)
t2 2-3 0 --- O PHI W. Jones D. Hillman 2% 63% Flyball: LF
t2 2-3 1 --- O PHI R. Smalley D. Hillman 2% 65% Strikeout Looking
t2 2-3 2 --- O PHI H. Wehmeier D. Hillman 1% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 2, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Phillies' Herm Wehmeier facing 7-8-9
b2 3-2 0 --- CHC D. Fondy H. Wehmeier 3% 69% Single to SS
b2 3-2 0 1-- O CHC C. McCullough H. Wehmeier -3% 66% Flyball: CF
b2 3-2 1 1-- O CHC D. Hillman H. Wehmeier -2% 63% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b2 3-2 2 1-- O CHC L. Merriman H. Wehmeier -2% 61% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 2, Cubs 3.
Top of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Behind 2-3, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 1-2-3
t3 2-3 0 --- O PHI R. Ashburn D. Hillman 3% 64% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 2-3 1 --- PHI G. Hamner D. Hillman -3% 61% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t3 2-3 1 1-- O PHI G. Gorbous D. Hillman 3% 64% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 2-3 2 1-- O PHI D. Ennis D. Hillman 3% 67% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Phillies 2, Cubs 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 3-2, Phillies' Herm Wehmeier facing 2-3-4
b3 3-2 0 --- CHC G. Baker H. Wehmeier 3% 70% Single to LF
b3 3-2 0 1-- O CHC F. Baumholtz H. Wehmeier -3% 67% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 3-2 1 1-- CHC R. Jackson H. Wehmeier 3% 70% Walk; Baumholtz to 2B
b3 3-2 1 12- R CHC J. King H. Wehmeier 9% 79% Single to RF; Baumholtz Scores; Jackson to 2B
Bob Miller replaces Herm Wehmeier pitching and batting 9th
b3 4-2 1 12- R CHC E. Banks B. Miller 7% 86% Single to LF; Jackson Scores; King to 2B
b3 5-2 1 12- O CHC D. Fondy B. Miller -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B; King to 3B; Banks to 2B
b3 5-2 2 -23 CHC C. McCullough B. Miller 1% 85% Intentional Walk
b3 5-2 2 123 O CHC D. Hillman B. Miller -4% 82% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Phillies 2, Cubs 5.
Top of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Behind 2-5, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 5-6-7
t4 2-5 0 --- O PHI M. Blaylock D. Hillman 2% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-5 1 --- O PHI S. Lopata D. Hillman 1% 85% Flyball: RF
t4 2-5 2 --- O PHI W. Jones D. Hillman 1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 2, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-2, Phillies' Bob Miller facing 1-2-3
b4 5-2 0 --- CHC L. Merriman B. Miller 2% 88% Single to RF
b4 5-2 0 1-- O CHC G. Baker B. Miller -1% 87% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Merriman to 2B
b4 5-2 1 -2- CHC F. Baumholtz B. Miller 1% 88% Intentional Walk
b4 5-2 1 12- O CHC R. Jackson B. Miller -2% 86% Single/runner struck by batted ball and is out; Merriman stays at 2B; Baumholtz out at 2B/2B
b4 5-2 2 12- O CHC J. King B. Miller -2% 84% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 2, Cubs 5.
Top of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Behind 2-5, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 8-9-1
t5 2-5 0 --- PHI R. Smalley D. Hillman -4% 80% Single to LF
Bobby Morgan pinch hits for Bob Miller (P) batting 9th
t5 2-5 0 1-- O PHI B. Morgan D. Hillman 4% 84% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 2-5 1 1-- PHI R. Ashburn D. Hillman -9% 75% Single to RF; Morgan to 3B; Ashburn to 2B/Adv on throw
t5 2-5 1 -23 O PHI G. Hamner D. Hillman 8% 83% Flyball: 2B
t5 2-5 2 -23 RR PHI G. Gorbous D. Hillman -15% 68% Single to RF; Morgan Scores; Ashburn Scores
t5 4-5 2 1-- PHI D. Ennis D. Hillman -3% 65% Single to LF; Gorbous to 2B
Howie Pollet replaces Dave Hillman pitching and batting 9th
t5 4-5 2 12- O PHI M. Blaylock H. Pollet 6% 71% Strikeout
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 4, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-4, Phillies' Thornton Kipper facing 6-7-8
Thornton Kipper replaces Bobby Morgan (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-4 0 --- O CHC E. Banks T. Kipper -2% 69% Lineout: 3B
b5 5-4 1 --- CHC D. Fondy T. Kipper 7% 76% Triple to CF
b5 5-4 1 --3 RO CHC C. McCullough T. Kipper 3% 79% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Fondy Scores
b5 6-4 2 --- O CHC H. Pollet T. Kipper -1% 78% Lineout: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 4, Cubs 6.
Top of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Behind 4-6, Cubs' Howie Pollet facing 6-7-8
t6 4-6 0 --- O PHI S. Lopata H. Pollet 3% 81% Flyball: LF
t6 4-6 1 --- PHI W. Jones H. Pollet -4% 78% Single to CF
t6 4-6 1 1-- PHI R. Smalley H. Pollet -5% 72% Walk; Jones to 2B
Jim Greengrass pinch hits for Thornton Kipper (P) batting 9th
t6 4-6 1 12- O PHI J. Greengrass H. Pollet 6% 78% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Jones to 3B
Curt Simmons pinch runs for Jim Greengrass (PH) batting 9th
t6 4-6 2 1-3 O PHI R. Ashburn H. Pollet 7% 85% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Phillies 4, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-4, Phillies' Bob Kuzava facing 1-2-3
Bob Kuzava replaces Curt Simmons (PR) pitching and batting 9th
b6 6-4 0 --- CHC L. Merriman B. Kuzava 2% 87% Single to RF
b6 6-4 0 1-- O CHC G. Baker B. Kuzava -1% 86% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Merriman to 2B
b6 6-4 1 -2- O CHC F. Baumholtz B. Kuzava -2% 84% Flyball: CF
b6 6-4 2 -2- R CHC R. Jackson B. Kuzava 7% 90% Single to LF; Merriman Scores
b6 7-4 2 1-- R CHC J. King B. Kuzava 5% 95% Double to RF; Jackson Scores
b6 8-4 2 -2- O CHC E. Banks B. Kuzava -1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Phillies 4, Cubs 8.
Top of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Behind 4-8, Cubs' Howie Pollet facing 2-3-4
t7 4-8 0 --- PHI G. Hamner H. Pollet -3% 91% Single to RF
t7 4-8 0 1-- PHI G. Gorbous H. Pollet -5% 87% Walk; Hamner to 2B
t7 4-8 0 12- RRR PHI D. Ennis H. Pollet -17% 69% Home Run (Deep LF); Hamner Scores; Gorbous Scores
t7 7-8 0 --- O PHI M. Blaylock H. Pollet 4% 74% Flyball: CF
Warren Hacker replaces Howie Pollet pitching and batting 9th
t7 7-8 1 --- O PHI S. Lopata W. Hacker 3% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 7-8 2 --- O PHI W. Jones W. Hacker 2% 79% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Phillies 7, Cubs 8.

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