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Standings
WSH
@BAL
7
6
 
(10)
WSH
@BAL
2
3
DET
@CLE
2
0
DET
@CLE
2
3
 
(10)
CHW
@KCA
5
3
BOS
@NYY
2
3
 
(10)
STL
@CHC
6
2
STL
@CHC
4
0
MLN
@CIN
3
2
NYG
@PHI
2
11
NYG
@PHI
8
7
BRO
@PIT
0
3
Sunday, April 28, 1957,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 11,671, Time of Game: 2:30
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cardinals
4
4-5
 Won 2 
4th, 4½ GB
at Cubs
0
3-7
 Lost 4 
8th, 6 GB
W: Herm Wehmeier (2-0)
L: Tom Poholsky (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  1  0   0  3  0    4  9  0
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  2  0

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Blasingame 2B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .263 .615 0.128 1.08 0.162 -0.033 1.0 6 0
Al Dark SS 4 1 1 2 0 0 .385 .929 0.051 1.06 0.117 -0.066 1.0 4 3 2B
Stan Musial 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.189 -0.047 0.54 0.000 -0.047 -0.6 5 2
   Joe Cunningham 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .650 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Del Ennis RF 3 0 2 1 0 0 .229 .714 0.029 0.59 0.052 -0.023 0.3 1 0 2B,SF
   Chuck Harmon RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Wally Moon LF 3 0 1 0 1 1 .306 .887 -0.031 0.77 0.012 -0.043 -0.4 1 0 2B
Ken Boyer 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .257 .725 -0.064 0.87 0.013 -0.077 -0.8 0 2
Hobie Landrith C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .269 -0.072 0.69 0.000 -0.072 -0.8 4 2
Bobby Smith CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .281 .789 -0.005 0.59 0.033 -0.038 -0.2 2 0
Tom Cheney P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.040 1.15 0.000 -0.040 -0.3 1 1 SH
   Herm Wehmeier P 1 1 1 0 0 0 .143 .268 0.033 0.87 0.033 0.000 0.4 1 1
Team Totals 32 4 9 4 1 1 .281 .669 -0.018 0.80 0.422 -0.439 -0.3 27 11
2B: A Dark (4, off D Littlefield); W Moon (2, off T Poholsky); D Ennis (2, off T Poholsky).
SF: D Ennis (2, off D Littlefield).
SH: T Cheney (1, off T Poholsky).
TB: D Ennis 3; A Dark 2; D Blasingame 2; W Moon 2; B Smith; H Wehmeier; K Boyer.
RBI: A Dark 2 (9); D Ennis (8); D Blasingame (4).
2-out RBI: D Blasingame.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Musial-A Dark-D Blasingame.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Del Greco CF 2 0 0 0 1 1 .316 .901 -0.018 1.31 0.022 -0.040 -0.3 0 1 SH
Dee Fondy 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .262 .619 -0.189 1.30 0.000 -0.189 -1.5 11 1
Bob Speake LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .227 .820 -0.111 1.23 0.043 -0.154 -0.8 3 0 CS
Ernie Banks SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 .135 .526 -0.052 1.17 0.038 -0.090 -0.4 1 3
Gene Baker 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .746 -0.053 0.84 0.015 -0.068 -0.5 0 0
Walt Moryn RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .200 .546 -0.049 0.75 0.024 -0.073 -0.5 5 1 GDP
Cal Neeman C 3 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .735 -0.124 1.65 0.000 -0.124 -0.9 3 2
Casey Wise 2B 2 0 1 0 1 0 .190 .442 0.049 1.15 0.083 -0.034 0.5 4 6
Tom Poholsky P 1 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .500 0.053 1.79 0.084 -0.031 0.3 0 3
   Jim Bolger PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .158 .516 -0.023 0.93 0.000 -0.023 -0.1
   Dick Littlefield P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 26 0 2 0 6 4 .077 .327 -0.517 1.19 0.309 -0.826 -4.3 27 17
SH: B Del Greco (1, off H Wehmeier).
TB: B Speake; C Wise.
GIDP: W Moryn (1).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: B Del Greco (D Blasingame at 2nd base); W Moryn (D Ennis at home plate).
Baserunning
CS: B Speake (1, 2nd base by T Cheney/H Landrith).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Cheney 4 2 0 0 6 3 0 0.00 18 55 0.070 1.20 0.9
Herm Wehmeier, W (2-0) 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 5.85 15 2 0 0.448 1.18 3.4
Team Totals 9 2 0 0 6 4 0 0.00 33 55 2 0 0.518 1.19 4.3
T Cheney faced 2 batters in the 5th inning.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Poholsky, L (0-1) 7 6 1 1 1 0 0 1.00 26 60 0.222 0.89 2.4
Dick Littlefield 2 3 3 3 0 1 0 5.40 9 0 0 -0.203 0.53 -2.0
Team Totals 9 9 4 4 1 1 0 4.00 35 60 0 0 0.019 0.80 0.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Bill Baker, 3B - Frank Dascoli.
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Chicago Cubs
1 Don Blasingame 2B 1 Bobby Del Greco CF
2 Al Dark SS 2 Dee Fondy 1B
3 Stan Musial 1B 3 Bob Speake LF
4 Del Ennis RF 4 Ernie Banks SS
5 Wally Moon LF 5 Gene Baker 3B
6 Ken Boyer 3B 6 Walt Moryn RF
7 Hobie Landrith C 7 Cal Neeman C
8 Bobby Smith CF 8 Casey Wise 2B
9 Tom Cheney P 9 Tom Poholsky P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 0-1 1 -23 O CHC D. Fondy H. Wehmeier 12% 58% Popfly: 2B
t8 1-0 0 12- RR STL A. Dark D. Littlefield 12% 95% Double to RF; Wehmeier Scores; Blasingame Scores
t5 0-0 2 -2- RO STL D. Blasingame T. Poholsky 11% 59% Single to CF; Smith Scores; Blasingame out at 2B/CF-1B-2B-C-SS
b5 0-1 2 -23 O CHC B. Speake H. Wehmeier 9% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-1 0 1-- CHC T. Poholsky T. Cheney -8% 45% Walk; Wise to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Tom Poholsky facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL D. Blasingame T. Poholsky -2% 48% Popfly: 2B
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL A. Dark T. Poholsky -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O STL S. Musial T. Poholsky -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Tom Cheney facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Del Greco T. Cheney 2% 47% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC D. Fondy T. Cheney 2% 49% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CHC B. Speake T. Cheney 1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Tom Poholsky facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O STL D. Ennis T. Poholsky -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O STL W. Moon T. Poholsky -2% 46% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 2 --- STL K. Boyer T. Poholsky 1% 47% Single to RF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O STL H. Landrith T. Poholsky -2% 45% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Tom Cheney facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- CHC E. Banks T. Cheney -4% 41% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- O CHC G. Baker T. Cheney 3% 45% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 1 1-- OO CHC W. Moryn T. Cheney 5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: Bunt 1B-SS-2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Tom Poholsky facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O STL B. Smith T. Poholsky -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O STL T. Cheney T. Poholsky -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- O STL D. Blasingame T. Poholsky -1% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Tom Cheney facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O CHC C. Neeman T. Cheney 2% 47% Popfly: 2B
b3 0-0 1 --- CHC C. Wise T. Cheney -3% 44% Walk
b3 0-0 1 1-- O CHC T. Poholsky T. Cheney 3% 47% Popfly: P
b3 0-0 2 1-- CHC B. Del Greco T. Cheney -2% 45% Walk; Wise to 2B
b3 0-0 2 12- O CHC D. Fondy T. Cheney 5% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Tom Poholsky facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O STL A. Dark T. Poholsky -3% 47% Foul Flyball: C
t4 0-0 1 --- O STL S. Musial T. Poholsky -2% 45% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- STL D. Ennis T. Poholsky 3% 48% Double to LF
t4 0-0 2 -2- STL W. Moon T. Poholsky 1% 49% Walk
t4 0-0 2 12- O STL K. Boyer T. Poholsky -5% 44% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Tom Cheney facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- CHC B. Speake T. Cheney -4% 40% Single to CF
b4 0-0 0 1-- O CHC E. Banks T. Cheney 4% 44% Groundout: C-2B; Speake stays at 1B
b4 0-0 1 1-- O CHC G. Baker T. Cheney 5% 49% Speake Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b4 0-0 2 --- CHC G. Baker T. Cheney -1% 47% Walk
b4 0-0 2 1-- CHC W. Moryn T. Cheney -2% 45% Walk; Baker to 2B
b4 0-0 2 12- O CHC C. Neeman T. Cheney 5% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Tom Poholsky facing 7-8-9
t5 0-0 0 --- O STL H. Landrith T. Poholsky -3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- STL B. Smith T. Poholsky 3% 50% Single to LF
t5 0-0 1 1-- O STL T. Cheney T. Poholsky -2% 48% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Smith to 2B
t5 0-0 2 -2- RO STL D. Blasingame T. Poholsky 11% 59% Single to CF; Smith Scores; Blasingame out at 2B/CF-1B-2B-C-SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Tom Cheney facing 8-9-1
b5 0-1 0 --- CHC C. Wise T. Cheney -6% 54% Single to RF
b5 0-1 0 1-- CHC T. Poholsky T. Cheney -8% 45% Walk; Wise to 2B
Herm Wehmeier replaces Tom Cheney pitching and batting 9th
b5 0-1 0 12- O CHC B. Del Greco H. Wehmeier 0% 46% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Wise to 3B; Poholsky to 2B
b5 0-1 1 -23 O CHC D. Fondy H. Wehmeier 12% 58% Popfly: 2B
b5 0-1 2 -23 O CHC B. Speake H. Wehmeier 9% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Tom Poholsky facing 2-3-4
t6 1-0 0 --- O STL A. Dark T. Poholsky -2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-0 1 --- O STL S. Musial T. Poholsky -2% 63% Groundout: C-1B
t6 1-0 2 --- STL D. Ennis T. Poholsky 1% 64% Single to LF
t6 1-0 2 1-- O STL W. Moon T. Poholsky -3% 61% Double to RF; Ennis out at Hm/RF-2B-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Herm Wehmeier facing 4-5-6
b6 0-1 0 --- O CHC E. Banks H. Wehmeier 4% 65% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 0-1 1 --- O CHC G. Baker H. Wehmeier 3% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-1 2 --- O CHC W. Moryn H. Wehmeier 2% 70% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Tom Poholsky facing 6-7-8
t7 1-0 0 --- O STL K. Boyer T. Poholsky -2% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-0 1 --- O STL H. Landrith T. Poholsky -2% 66% Popfly: 2B
t7 1-0 2 --- O STL B. Smith T. Poholsky -1% 65% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Herm Wehmeier facing 7-8-9
b7 0-1 0 --- O CHC C. Neeman H. Wehmeier 5% 70% Flyball: LF
b7 0-1 1 --- O CHC C. Wise H. Wehmeier 3% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
Jim Bolger pinch hits for Tom Poholsky (P) batting 9th
b7 0-1 2 --- O CHC J. Bolger H. Wehmeier 2% 75% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Cubs 0.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Dick Littlefield facing 9-1-2
Dick Littlefield replaces Jim Bolger (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 1-0 0 --- STL H. Wehmeier D. Littlefield 3% 79% Single to LF
t8 1-0 0 1-- STL D. Blasingame D. Littlefield 5% 83% Single to 2B; Wehmeier to 2B
t8 1-0 0 12- RR STL A. Dark D. Littlefield 12% 95% Double to RF; Wehmeier Scores; Blasingame Scores
t8 3-0 0 -2- O STL S. Musial D. Littlefield -0% 95% Lineout: RF; Dark to 3B
t8 3-0 1 --3 RO STL D. Ennis D. Littlefield 1% 96% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Dark Scores
t8 4-0 2 --- O STL W. Moon D. Littlefield -0% 96% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Herm Wehmeier facing 1-2-3
Joe Cunningham replaces Stan Musial playing 1B batting 3rd
Chuck Harmon replaces Del Ennis playing RF batting 4th
b8 0-4 0 --- O CHC B. Del Greco H. Wehmeier 1% 97% Popfly: 2B
b8 0-4 1 --- O CHC D. Fondy H. Wehmeier 1% 98% Strikeout
b8 0-4 2 --- O CHC B. Speake H. Wehmeier 0% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Dick Littlefield facing 6-7-8
t9 4-0 0 --- O STL K. Boyer D. Littlefield -0% 99% Flyball: RF
t9 4-0 1 --- O STL H. Landrith D. Littlefield -0% 98% Flyball: LF
t9 4-0 2 --- O STL B. Smith D. Littlefield -0% 98% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Herm Wehmeier facing 4-5-6
b9 0-4 0 --- O CHC E. Banks H. Wehmeier 1% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
b9 0-4 1 --- O CHC G. Baker H. Wehmeier 0% 100% Popfly: SS
b9 0-4 2 --- O CHC W. Moryn H. Wehmeier 0% 100% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Cubs 0.

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