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Standings
CHW
@BAL
2
3
 
(11)
KCA
@BOS
3
2
DET
@NYY
2
9
CLE
@WSH
3
2
NYG
@CHC
2
1
BRO
@CIN
1
3
PHI
@MLN
4
6
PIT
@STL
4
2
Tuesday, May 1, 1956,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 3,330, Time of Game: 2:00
Giants
2
6-6
 Won 2 
5th, 1 GB
at Cubs
1
3-8
 Lost 6 
8th, 3½ GB
W: Jim Hearn (1-1)
L: Warren Hacker (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          0  0  0   1  0  1   0  0  0    2  6  2
Cubs            0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  2

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Whitey Lockman LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .343 .425 .371 .796 -0.032 0.77 0.042 -0.074 -0.3 3 0
Al Dark SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .354 .385 .458 .843 -0.015 0.98 0.053 -0.067 -0.2 1 3
Don Mueller RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .245 .269 .515 -0.098 1.02 0.000 -0.098 -0.8 1 0
Willie Mays CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .224 .264 .469 .734 0.274 1.02 0.313 -0.038 1.6 1 0 2·3B
Daryl Spencer 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .234 .265 .362 .627 0.018 1.14 0.098 -0.080 0.1 2 4
Foster Castleman 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .294 .294 .559 .853 -0.108 1.09 0.000 -0.108 -1.0 0 1
Gail Harris 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .129 .250 .226 .476 -0.070 0.87 0.000 -0.070 -0.7 13 0
Ray Katt C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .308 .308 .615 .923 -0.071 0.96 0.000 -0.071 -0.6 6 1
Jim Hearn P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.050 0.68 0.000 -0.050 -0.4 0 1
Team Totals 33 2 6 1 0 5 33 .182 .182 .303 .485 -0.152 0.95 0.506 -0.656 -2.2 27 10
3B: W Mays 2 (2, 2 off W Hacker).
TB: W Mays 6; W Lockman; A Dark; F Castleman; D Spencer.
RBI: W Mays (7).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Hearn-A Dark-G Harris.
E: J Hearn (1); G Harris (2).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: W Lockman (1st base by H Landrith).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Hoak 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .213 .255 .319 .574 0.015 1.55 0.141 -0.125 0.5 1 1 HR
Solly Drake CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .321 .424 .536 .960 -0.151 1.54 0.000 -0.151 -0.7 2 0
Dee Fondy 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .333 .355 .367 .722 0.019 1.02 0.104 -0.085 0.1 9 0
Ernie Banks SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .227 .277 .477 .754 -0.111 1.39 0.000 -0.111 -0.7 3 4
Walt Moryn RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250 .311 .425 .736 -0.119 1.50 0.000 -0.119 -0.7 2 0
Jim King LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .167 .231 .417 .647 0.067 1.25 0.098 -0.032 0.1 3 1
   Gale Wade PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Pete Whisenant LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Gene Baker 2B 2 0 1 0 0 1 3 .184 .326 .237 .563 -0.015 1.85 0.040 -0.055 0.1 2 1 SH
Hobie Landrith C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .233 .273 .433 .706 -0.206 2.25 0.000 -0.206 -1.3 5 1 GDP
Warren Hacker P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.039 0.81 0.000 -0.039 -0.2 0 1
   Eddie Miksis PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .444 .500 .444 .944 -0.110 4.09 0.000 -0.110 -0.3
   Jim Brosnan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 1 4 1 0 5 30 .138 .138 .241 .379 -0.650 1.54 0.383 -1.033 -3.2 27 9
HR: D Hoak (1, off J Hearn, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: G Baker (1, off J Hearn).
TB: D Hoak 4; D Fondy 2; G Baker.
GIDP: H Landrith (2).
RBI: D Hoak (4).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: G Baker (2); D Fondy (1).
Outfield Assists: J King (D Spencer at 2nd base).

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Hearn, W (1-1) 9 4 1 1 0 5 1 3.54 30 80 0.651 1.54 3.2
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 0 5 1 1.00 30 80 0.651 1.54 3.2

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Warren Hacker, L (0-2) 8 6 2 2 0 5 0 2.25 30 67 0.116 1.00 1.8
Jim Brosnan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.035 0.47 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 0 5 0 2.00 33 67 0 0 0.151 0.95 2.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dusty Boggess, 1B - Hal Dixon, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Babe Pinelli.
Time of Game: 2:00.
Attendance: 3,330.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Giants         Chicago Cubs
1 Whitey Lockman LF 1 Don Hoak 3B
2 Al Dark SS 2 Solly Drake CF
3 Don Mueller RF 3 Dee Fondy 1B
4 Willie Mays CF 4 Ernie Banks SS
5 Daryl Spencer 2B 5 Walt Moryn RF
6 Foster Castleman 3B 6 Jim King LF
7 Gail Harris 1B 7 Gene Baker 2B
8 Ray Katt C 8 Hobie Landrith C
9 Jim Hearn P 9 Warren Hacker P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-1 1 1-- R NYG W. Mays W. Hacker 22% 73% Triple to CF; Dark Scores
b4 0-1 0 --- R CHC D. Hoak J. Hearn -14% 44% Home Run
b8 1-2 2 --3 O CHC E. Miksis J. Hearn 11% 84% Foul Flyball: C
b8 1-2 0 --- CHC J. King J. Hearn -10% 61% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
b7 1-2 1 --- CHC D. Fondy J. Hearn -9% 61% Single to P; Fondy to 2B/Adv on E1 (throw)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYG W. Lockman W. Hacker -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYG A. Dark W. Hacker -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYG D. Mueller W. Hacker -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Hoak J. Hearn 2% 47% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC S. Drake J. Hearn 1% 49% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- CHC D. Fondy J. Hearn -1% 48% Single to LF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC E. Banks J. Hearn 2% 50% Baserunner Out Advancing; Fondy out at 2B/C-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYG W. Mays W. Hacker -2% 48% Flyball: SS
t2 0-0 1 --- NYG D. Spencer W. Hacker 3% 50% Single to LF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O NYG F. Castleman W. Hacker -3% 47% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-0 2 1-- O NYG G. Harris W. Hacker -2% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHC E. Banks J. Hearn 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O CHC W. Moryn J. Hearn 2% 49% Lineout: 2B
b2 0-0 2 --- O CHC J. King J. Hearn 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYG R. Katt W. Hacker -2% 48% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O NYG J. Hearn W. Hacker -2% 46% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- NYG W. Lockman W. Hacker 3% 48% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Lockman to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- O NYG A. Dark W. Hacker -4% 45% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- CHC G. Baker J. Hearn -4% 41% Single to LF
b3 0-0 0 1-- OO CHC H. Landrith J. Hearn 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O CHC W. Hacker J. Hearn 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O NYG D. Mueller W. Hacker -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t4 0-0 1 --- NYG W. Mays W. Hacker 9% 56% Triple to RF
t4 0-0 1 --3 R NYG D. Spencer W. Hacker 7% 63% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Mays Scores/No RBI
t4 1-0 1 1-- O NYG F. Castleman W. Hacker -3% 61% Single to LF; Spencer out at 2B/LF-SS
t4 1-0 2 1-- O NYG G. Harris W. Hacker -2% 58% Lineout: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Giants 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 1-2-3
b4 0-1 0 --- R CHC D. Hoak J. Hearn -14% 44% Home Run
b4 1-1 0 --- O CHC S. Drake J. Hearn 3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-1 1 --- O CHC D. Fondy J. Hearn 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-1 2 --- O CHC E. Banks J. Hearn 1% 50% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 5th, Giants Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 8-9-1
t5 1-1 0 --- O NYG R. Katt W. Hacker -3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-1 1 --- O NYG J. Hearn W. Hacker -2% 45% Strikeout
t5 1-1 2 --- NYG W. Lockman W. Hacker 2% 47% Single to CF
t5 1-1 2 1-- O NYG A. Dark W. Hacker -3% 44% Lockman Picked off 1B (C-SS-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 5-6-7
b5 1-1 0 --- O CHC W. Moryn J. Hearn 3% 46% Strikeout
b5 1-1 1 --- O CHC J. King J. Hearn 2% 49% Flyball: LF
b5 1-1 2 --- O CHC G. Baker J. Hearn 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Cubs 1.
Top of the 6th, Giants Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 2-3-4
t6 1-1 0 --- NYG A. Dark W. Hacker 5% 55% Single to LF
t6 1-1 0 1-- O NYG D. Mueller W. Hacker -5% 50% Flyball: 3B
t6 1-1 1 1-- R NYG W. Mays W. Hacker 22% 73% Triple to CF; Dark Scores
t6 2-1 1 --3 O NYG D. Spencer W. Hacker -7% 66% Foul Flyball: LF
t6 2-1 2 --3 O NYG F. Castleman W. Hacker -4% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 8-9-1
b6 1-2 0 --- O CHC H. Landrith J. Hearn 4% 66% Strikeout
b6 1-2 1 --- O CHC W. Hacker J. Hearn 3% 68% Strikeout
b6 1-2 2 --- O CHC D. Hoak J. Hearn 2% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 7-8-9
t7 2-1 0 --- O NYG G. Harris W. Hacker -2% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 2-1 1 --- O NYG R. Katt W. Hacker -2% 66% Flyball: CF
t7 2-1 2 --- O NYG J. Hearn W. Hacker -1% 65% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 2-3-4
b7 1-2 0 --- O CHC S. Drake J. Hearn 5% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 1-2 1 --- CHC D. Fondy J. Hearn -9% 61% Single to P; Fondy to 2B/Adv on E1 (throw)
b7 1-2 1 -2- O CHC E. Banks J. Hearn 8% 68% Strikeout
b7 1-2 2 -2- O CHC W. Moryn J. Hearn 7% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Giants 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 1-2-3
t8 2-1 0 --- O NYG W. Lockman W. Hacker -2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 2-1 1 --- O NYG A. Dark W. Hacker -2% 72% Flyball: CF
t8 2-1 2 --- O NYG D. Mueller W. Hacker -1% 71% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 6-7-8
b8 1-2 0 --- CHC J. King J. Hearn -10% 61% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
Gale Wade pinch runs for Jim King (LF) batting 6th
b8 1-2 0 1-- O CHC G. Baker J. Hearn 4% 65% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Wade to 2B
b8 1-2 1 -2- O CHC H. Landrith J. Hearn 8% 73% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Wade to 3B
Eddie Miksis pinch hits for Warren Hacker (P) batting 9th
b8 1-2 2 --3 O CHC E. Miksis J. Hearn 11% 84% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Giants 2, Cubs 1.
Top of the 9th, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Jim Brosnan facing 4-5-6
Jim Brosnan replaces Eddie Miksis (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Pete Whisenant replaces Gale Wade (PR) playing LF batting 6th
t9 2-1 0 --- O NYG W. Mays J. Brosnan -2% 83% Flyball: 1B
t9 2-1 1 --- O NYG D. Spencer J. Brosnan -1% 82% Flyball: 1B
t9 2-1 2 --- O NYG F. Castleman J. Brosnan -1% 81% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 2, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Giants' Jim Hearn facing 1-2-3
b9 1-2 0 --- O CHC D. Hoak J. Hearn 8% 89% Flyball: 1B
b9 1-2 1 --- O CHC S. Drake J. Hearn 6% 96% Flyball: 1B
b9 1-2 2 --- O CHC D. Fondy J. Hearn 4% 100% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 2, Cubs 1.

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