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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
0
4
WSH
@BOS
5
7
CHW
@DET
3
5
CLE
@KCA
8
4
MLN
@CHC
5
1
STL
@CIN
6
4
PHI
@NYG
2
4
 
(6)
BRO
@PIT
10
5
BRO
@PIT
1
4
Wednesday, July 6, 1955,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 22,875, Time of Game: 2:23
Braves
5
41-36
 Won 1 
3rd, 13½ GB
at Cubs
1
44-37
 Lost 1 
2nd, 12½ GB
W: Gene Conley (10-5)
L: Bob Rush (5-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  1  2   1  0  1   0  0  0    5 11  1
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  3  1

Milwaukee Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Bruton CF 4 1 2 0 1 2 5 .286 .340 .443 .783 0.056 0.47 0.071 -0.015 0.6 2 0
Johnny Logan SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .309 .380 .474 .854 -0.070 0.67 0.006 -0.076 -1.0 1 2
Eddie Mathews 3B 5 1 2 2 0 0 5 .289 .434 .649 1.084 0.110 0.57 0.170 -0.060 1.1 2 1 HR,GDP
Hank Aaron RF 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .326 .364 .554 .918 -0.038 0.39 0.003 -0.041 -0.8 4 0
Bobby Thomson LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .256 .312 .402 .714 0.017 0.40 0.043 -0.025 -0.4 3 0 2B
Joe Adcock 1B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .263 .345 .479 .825 0.098 0.53 0.107 -0.009 0.8 6 0
Del Crandall C 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 .243 .301 .438 .739 0.025 0.55 0.047 -0.021 0.1 7 0 SB
Jack Dittmer 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .128 .146 .234 .380 -0.007 0.71 0.041 -0.048 0.4 2 4 3B
Gene Conley P 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .178 .178 .178 .356 -0.003 0.72 0.061 -0.064 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 38 5 11 5 2 5 40 .289 .325 .447 .772 0.188 0.55 0.549 -0.359 0.4 27 7
2B: B Thomson (7, off B Rush).
3B: J Dittmer (1, off B Rush).
HR: E Mathews (21, off B Rush, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: E Mathews 5; J Dittmer 3; B Bruton 2; B Thomson 2; D Crandall; J Adcock; G Conley; H Aaron; J Logan.
GIDP: E Mathews (1).
RBI: E Mathews 2 (55); J Adcock (31); J Dittmer (4); G Conley (3).
2-out RBI: G Conley; J Dittmer.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Dittmer-J Logan-J Adcock.
E: H Aaron (6).
Baserunning
SB: D Crandall (1, 2nd base off B Rush/C McCullough).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lloyd Merriman CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .256 .326 .372 .698 0.028 0.68 0.061 -0.033 0.0 6 0
Gene Baker 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .276 .342 .412 .754 -0.071 0.85 0.018 -0.089 -0.8 1 0 GDP
Jim King RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .270 .333 .440 .773 -0.006 0.90 0.053 -0.059 0.2 3 0
Ernie Banks SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .300 .345 .573 .919 -0.083 0.84 0.000 -0.083 -1.0 1 3
Hank Sauer LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .201 .273 .336 .608 -0.068 0.66 0.000 -0.068 -0.9 1 0
Randy Jackson 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .257 .334 .446 .781 -0.010 0.73 0.028 -0.038 -0.2 1 2
Dee Fondy 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .234 .272 .397 .669 -0.055 0.76 0.000 -0.055 -0.6 7 1
Clyde McCullough C 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .196 .288 .196 .484 -0.038 0.47 0.000 -0.038 -0.4 7 0
Bob Rush P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .067 .087 .133 .220 -0.023 0.91 0.000 -0.023 -0.2 0 2
   Frank Baumholtz PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .301 .323 .415 .738 0.031 0.50 0.031 0.000 0.6
   John Andre P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bob Speake PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .248 .352 .567 .919 -0.016 0.61 0.000 -0.016 -0.2
   Dave Hillman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .125 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 1 3 1 3 7 32 .103 .188 .103 .291 -0.311 0.74 0.191 -0.502 -3.6 27 8
TB: F Baumholtz; J King; L Merriman.
GIDP: G Baker (8).
RBI: J King (24).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Fondy-E Banks-D Fondy.
E: G Baker (14).

Milwaukee Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gene Conley, W (10-5) 9 3 1 1 3 7 0 3.65 32 81 0.311 0.74 3.6
Team Totals 9 3 1 1 3 7 0 1.00 32 81 0.311 0.74 3.6

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Rush, L (5-5) 6 7 5 5 2 4 1 2.85 27 40 -0.213 0.74 -2.0
John Andre 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 5.86 8 0 0 0.020 0.21 1.0
Dave Hillman 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.40 5 0 0 0.004 0.07 0.5
Team Totals 9 11 5 5 2 5 1 5.00 40 40 0 0 -0.189 0.55 -0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - Frank Dascoli, 3B - Lon Warneke.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: 22,875.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Milwaukee Braves         Chicago Cubs
1 Bill Bruton CF 1 Lloyd Merriman CF
2 Johnny Logan SS 2 Gene Baker 2B
3 Eddie Mathews 3B 3 Jim King RF
4 Hank Aaron RF 4 Ernie Banks SS
5 Bobby Thomson LF 5 Hank Sauer LF
6 Joe Adcock 1B 6 Randy Jackson 3B
7 Del Crandall C 7 Dee Fondy 1B
8 Jack Dittmer 2B 8 Clyde McCullough C
9 Gene Conley P 9 Bob Rush P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-0 1 1-- RR MLN E. Mathews B. Rush 17% 78% Home Run; Bruton Scores
t2 0-0 1 -2- R MLN J. Adcock B. Rush 9% 61% Single; Thomson Scores
t4 3-0 2 -2- R MLN G. Conley B. Rush 6% 87% Single to CF; Crandall Scores
t2 1-0 2 -23 O MLN G. Conley B. Rush -5% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-5 1 12- R CHC J. King G. Conley -5% 87% Single to RF; Baumholtz Scores; Baker to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- MLN B. Bruton B. Rush 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O MLN J. Logan B. Rush -3% 50% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO MLN E. Mathews B. Rush -5% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Gene Conley facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHC L. Merriman G. Conley -4% 42% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CHC G. Baker G. Conley 3% 45% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CHC J. King G. Conley 3% 48% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC E. Banks G. Conley 2% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O MLN H. Aaron B. Rush -2% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- MLN B. Thomson B. Rush 4% 52% Double to RF (Short RF)
t2 0-0 1 -2- R MLN J. Adcock B. Rush 9% 61% Single; Thomson Scores
t2 1-0 1 1-- MLN D. Crandall B. Rush 3% 64% Fielder's Choice SS; Adcock to 2B/Safe on E4 (catch)
t2 1-0 1 12- O MLN J. Dittmer B. Rush -3% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B; Adcock to 3B; Crandall to 2B
t2 1-0 2 -23 O MLN G. Conley B. Rush -5% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Gene Conley facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O CHC H. Sauer G. Conley 3% 58% Strikeout
b2 0-1 1 --- CHC R. Jackson G. Conley -3% 56% Walk
b2 0-1 1 1-- O CHC D. Fondy G. Conley 3% 59% Foul Flyball: 3B
b2 0-1 2 1-- O CHC C. McCullough G. Conley 3% 61% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- MLN B. Bruton B. Rush 3% 65% Single to RF
t3 1-0 0 1-- O MLN J. Logan B. Rush -3% 61% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 1-- RR MLN E. Mathews B. Rush 17% 78% Home Run; Bruton Scores
t3 3-0 1 --- O MLN H. Aaron B. Rush -1% 77% Strikeout
t3 3-0 2 --- O MLN B. Thomson B. Rush -1% 77% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Gene Conley facing 9-1-2
b3 0-3 0 --- O CHC B. Rush G. Conley 2% 79% Strikeout
b3 0-3 1 --- CHC L. Merriman G. Conley -3% 76% Walk
b3 0-3 1 1-- OO CHC G. Baker G. Conley 5% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 6-7-8
t4 3-0 0 --- MLN J. Adcock B. Rush 2% 84% Walk
t4 3-0 0 1-- O MLN D. Crandall B. Rush -2% 82% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 3-0 1 1-- MLN J. Dittmer B. Rush 1% 83% Crandall Steals 2B
t4 3-0 1 -2- O MLN J. Dittmer B. Rush -2% 81% Foul Flyball: 1B
t4 3-0 2 -2- R MLN G. Conley B. Rush 6% 87% Single to CF; Crandall Scores
t4 4-0 2 1-- O MLN B. Bruton B. Rush -1% 86% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' Gene Conley facing 3-4-5
b4 0-4 0 --- O CHC J. King G. Conley 2% 88% Flyball: CF
b4 0-4 1 --- O CHC E. Banks G. Conley 1% 89% Popfly: 1B
b4 0-4 2 --- O CHC H. Sauer G. Conley 1% 90% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 2-3-4
t5 4-0 0 --- O MLN J. Logan B. Rush -1% 89% Popfly: C
t5 4-0 1 --- O MLN E. Mathews B. Rush -1% 88% Flyball: CF
t5 4-0 2 --- O MLN H. Aaron B. Rush -0% 88% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' Gene Conley facing 6-7-8
b5 0-4 0 --- O CHC R. Jackson G. Conley 2% 90% Popfly: 2B
b5 0-4 1 --- O CHC D. Fondy G. Conley 1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-4 2 --- O CHC C. McCullough G. Conley 1% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 5-6-7
t6 4-0 0 --- O MLN B. Thomson B. Rush -1% 91% Foul Flyball: C
t6 4-0 1 --- O MLN J. Adcock B. Rush -1% 91% Groundout: P-1B
t6 4-0 2 --- MLN D. Crandall B. Rush 0% 91% Single to CF
t6 4-0 2 1-- R MLN J. Dittmer B. Rush 4% 95% Triple to CF; Crandall Scores
t6 5-0 2 --3 O MLN G. Conley B. Rush -1% 94% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 5, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-5, Braves' Gene Conley facing 9-1-2
Frank Baumholtz pinch hits for Bob Rush (P) batting 9th
b6 0-5 0 --- CHC F. Baumholtz G. Conley -3% 91% Single to RF; Baumholtz to 2B/Adv on E9
b6 0-5 0 -2- O CHC L. Merriman G. Conley 2% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 0-5 1 -2- CHC G. Baker G. Conley -2% 92% Walk
b6 0-5 1 12- R CHC J. King G. Conley -5% 87% Single to RF; Baumholtz Scores; Baker to 2B
b6 1-5 1 12- O CHC E. Banks G. Conley 4% 91% Flyball: LF
b6 1-5 2 12- O CHC H. Sauer G. Conley 3% 94% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 5, Cubs 1.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cubs' John Andre facing 1-2-3
John Andre replaces Frank Baumholtz (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 5-1 0 --- O MLN B. Bruton J. Andre -1% 94% Strikeout
t7 5-1 1 --- MLN J. Logan J. Andre 1% 94% Single to CF
t7 5-1 1 1-- O MLN E. Mathews J. Andre -0% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Logan to 2B
t7 5-1 2 -2- MLN H. Aaron J. Andre 0% 94% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Logan to 3B
t7 5-1 2 1-3 O MLN B. Thomson J. Andre -1% 93% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 5, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Braves' Gene Conley facing 6-7-8
b7 1-5 0 --- O CHC R. Jackson G. Conley 2% 95% Strikeout
b7 1-5 1 --- O CHC D. Fondy G. Conley 1% 96% Lineout: LF
b7 1-5 2 --- O CHC C. McCullough G. Conley 1% 96% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 5, Cubs 1.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cubs' John Andre facing 6-7-8
t8 5-1 0 --- O MLN J. Adcock J. Andre -0% 96% Flyball: CF
t8 5-1 1 --- O MLN D. Crandall J. Andre -0% 96% Popfly: 3B
t8 5-1 2 --- O MLN J. Dittmer J. Andre -0% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 5, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Braves' Gene Conley facing 9-1-2
Bob Speake pinch hits for John Andre (P) batting 9th
b8 1-5 0 --- O CHC B. Speake G. Conley 2% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-5 1 --- O CHC L. Merriman G. Conley 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 1-5 2 --- O CHC G. Baker G. Conley 0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 5, Cubs 1.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 9-1-2
Dave Hillman replaces Bob Speake (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-1 0 --- O MLN G. Conley D. Hillman -0% 98% Lineout: LF
t9 5-1 1 --- MLN B. Bruton D. Hillman 0% 99% Single to CF
t9 5-1 1 1-- O MLN J. Logan D. Hillman -0% 98% Flyball: RF
t9 5-1 2 1-- MLN E. Mathews D. Hillman 0% 99% Single to CF; Bruton to 3B
t9 5-1 2 1-3 O MLN H. Aaron D. Hillman -0% 98% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 5, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Braves' Gene Conley facing 3-4-5
b9 1-5 0 --- O CHC J. King G. Conley 1% 99% Flyball: RF
b9 1-5 1 --- O CHC E. Banks G. Conley 1% 100% Lineout: RF
b9 1-5 2 --- O CHC H. Sauer G. Conley 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 5, Cubs 1.

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