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Standings
CHW
@CLE
2
3
 
(11)
BOS
@KCA
4
7
BAL
@LAA
7
6
NYY
@MIN
6
4
 
(10)
DET
@WSA
6
3
SFG
@CHC
4
9
PHI
@CIN
2
3
LAD
@MLN
11
9
PIT
@STL
6
0
Tuesday, May 2, 1961,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 3,334, Time of Game: 2:24
Giants
4
10-7
 Lost 1 
2nd, ½ GB
at Cubs
9
9-8
 Won 2 
4th, 1½ GB
W: Don Cardwell (3-0)
L: Jack Sanford (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  4    4  5  1
Cubs            5  4  0   0  0  0   0  0  X    9 12  1

San Francisco Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chuck Hiller 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .217 .277 .317 .594 -0.024 0.25 0.001 -0.025 -0.4 4 1
   Stu Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .667 .000 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jim Davenport 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .421 .500 .789 1.289 -0.014 0.18 0.003 -0.017 0.6 1 3 2B
Willie Mays CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .313 .397 .625 1.022 -0.016 0.15 0.000 -0.016 -1.4 2 0
Willie McCovey 1B 3 1 1 2 0 0 4 .220 .299 .492 .790 0.020 0.16 0.023 -0.003 1.5 9 0 HR,HBP
Orlando Cepeda LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .242 .286 .409 .695 -0.022 0.25 0.001 -0.023 -0.4 1 0
Felipe Alou RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .298 .375 .474 .849 -0.030 0.15 0.000 -0.030 0.0 0 1 GDP
Ed Bailey C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .276 .323 .345 .667 -0.004 0.04 0.000 -0.005 -0.4 5 2
Jose Pagan SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .185 .214 .407 .622 -0.002 0.02 0.001 -0.003 0.3 2 4
Jack Sanford P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Eddie Fisher P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.001 0.04 0.000 -0.001 -0.1 0 0
   Harvey Kuenn PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .259 .339 .296 .635 0.001 0.01 0.001 0.000 0.1
   Juan Marichal PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Jim Duffalo P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Billy O'Dell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bob Farley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .200 .000 .200 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.2
   Ernie Bowman 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Matty Alou PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
Team Totals 32 4 5 2 3 4 36 .156 .250 .281 .531 -0.093 0.14 0.030 -0.124 -0.6 24 11
2B: J Davenport (2, off D Cardwell).
HR: W McCovey (5, off D Cardwell, 9th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF).
HBP: W McCovey (1, by D Cardwell).
TB: W McCovey 4; J Davenport 2; E Bailey; O Cepeda; H Kuenn.
GIDP: F Alou (1).
RBI: W McCovey 2 (13).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Pagan-C Hiller-W McCovey.
E: J Sanford (1).
Outfield Assists: F Alou (R Santo at 2nd base).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Richie Ashburn LF 4 2 3 0 1 0 5 .200 .256 .250 .506 0.045 0.22 0.045 0.000 1.2 5 0 3B
Don Zimmer 2B 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .294 .360 .471 .831 -0.021 0.36 0.013 -0.034 -0.7 1 4
Ernie Banks SS 3 1 0 0 0 2 4 .250 .324 .469 .793 0.021 0.40 0.035 -0.013 -0.6 0 2 HBP
   Ed Bouchee 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .355 .269 .624 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ron Santo 3B 3 1 1 1 1 1 4 .306 .386 .532 .918 0.065 0.60 0.066 -0.001 0.8 2 1
Billy Williams RF 4 2 4 5 0 0 4 .262 .286 .344 .630 0.187 0.61 0.187 0.000 5.0 2 0 HR
Frank Thomas 1B 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .273 .304 .455 .759 0.017 0.15 0.019 -0.001 -0.9 6 0 GDP
   Jerry Kindall SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
George Altman CF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .250 .333 .875 1.208 0.098 0.17 0.099 -0.001 1.6 6 0 HR,3B
Sammy Taylor C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .167 .250 .444 .694 0.006 0.04 0.008 -0.002 -0.6 4 0 3B
Don Cardwell P 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .100 .100 .400 .500 -0.012 0.12 0.000 -0.012 -0.9 1 1
Team Totals 35 9 12 8 2 6 38 .343 .395 .686 1.080 0.406 0.30 0.472 -0.064 4.9 27 9
3B: S Taylor (1, off J Sanford); G Altman (1, off E Fisher); R Ashburn (1, off S Miller).
HR: G Altman (1, off J Sanford, 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep CF-RF); B Williams (1, off E Fisher, 2nd inn, 3 on, 1 out to Deep CF-RF).
HBP: E Banks (1, by J Sanford).
TB: G Altman 7; B Williams 7; R Ashburn 5; S Taylor 3; R Santo; D Zimmer.
GIDP: F Thomas (3).
RBI: B Williams 5 (9); G Altman 2 (2); R Santo (9).
2-out RBI: G Altman 2; B Williams.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Banks-D Zimmer-F Thomas.
E: E Bouchee (3).

San Francisco Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jack Sanford, L (1-2) 1 6 7 4 1 1 1 4.38 11 19 -0.367 0.84 -5.5
Eddie Fisher 4 4 2 2 1 3 1 2.70 17 2 2 -0.040 0.11 -1.0
Jim Duffalo 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.68 3 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Billy O'Dell 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 3 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Stu Miller 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.35 4 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 8 12 9 6 2 6 2 6.75 38 19 2 2 -0.407 0.30 -4.9
J Sanford faced 2 batters in the 2nd inning.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Cardwell, W (3-0) 9 5 4 3 3 4 1 2.78 36 64 0.093 0.14 0.6
Team Totals 9 5 4 3 3 4 1 3.00 36 64 0.093 0.14 0.6
Balks: None.
WP: J Sanford (1); D Cardwell (2).
HBP: J Sanford (1; E Banks); D Cardwell (1; W McCovey).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jocko Conlan, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Chris Pelekoudas.
Time of Game: 2:24.
Attendance: 3,334.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 55° F, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

San Francisco Giants         Chicago Cubs
1 Chuck Hiller 2B 1 Richie Ashburn LF
2 Jim Davenport 3B 2 Don Zimmer 2B
3 Willie Mays CF 3 Ernie Banks SS
4 Willie McCovey 1B 4 Ron Santo 3B
5 Orlando Cepeda LF 5 Billy Williams RF
6 Felipe Alou RF 6 Frank Thomas 1B
7 Ed Bailey C 7 George Altman CF
8 Jose Pagan SS 8 Sammy Taylor C
9 Jack Sanford P 9 Don Cardwell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 3-0 2 -2- RR CHC G. Altman J. Sanford 10% 90% Home Run (Deep CF-RF); Thomas Scores/unER; Altman Scores/unER
b1 1-0 2 --3 R CHC B. Williams J. Sanford 8% 72% Single to CF (Short CF); Banks Scores
b1 2-0 2 1-3 R CHC G. Altman J. Sanford 6% 80% Wild Pitch; Williams Scores/No RBI/unER; Thomas to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- RO CHC R. Santo J. Sanford 5% 64% Single to RF; Ashburn Scores; Banks to 3B; Santo out at 2B/RF-C-2B
b2 5-0 1 123 RRRR CHC B. Williams E. Fisher 4% 99% Home Run (Deep CF-RF); Ashburn Scores; Zimmer Scores; Santo Scores

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' Don Cardwell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O SFG C. Hiller D. Cardwell 2% 52% Lineout: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O SFG J. Davenport D. Cardwell 2% 54% Lineout: 3B
t1 0-0 2 --- O SFG W. Mays D. Cardwell 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Jack Sanford facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHC R. Ashburn J. Sanford 4% 58% Single to SS (SS-3B Hole)
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CHC D. Zimmer J. Sanford -3% 55% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 1-- CHC E. Banks J. Sanford 3% 59% Hit By Pitch; Ashburn to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- RO CHC R. Santo J. Sanford 5% 64% Single to RF; Ashburn Scores; Banks to 3B; Santo out at 2B/RF-C-2B
b1 1-0 2 --3 R CHC B. Williams J. Sanford 8% 72% Single to CF (Short CF); Banks Scores
b1 2-0 2 1-- CHC F. Thomas J. Sanford 2% 73% Reached on E1 (throw) (Ground Ball); Williams to 3B; Thomas to 1B
b1 2-0 2 1-3 R CHC G. Altman J. Sanford 6% 80% Wild Pitch; Williams Scores/No RBI/unER; Thomas to 2B
b1 3-0 2 -2- RR CHC G. Altman J. Sanford 10% 90% Home Run (Deep CF-RF); Thomas Scores/unER; Altman Scores/unER
b1 5-0 2 --- CHC S. Taylor J. Sanford 1% 90% Triple to CF
b1 5-0 2 --3 O CHC D. Cardwell J. Sanford -1% 89% Popfly: 2B
5 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 5.
Top of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-5, Cubs' Don Cardwell facing 4-5-6
t2 0-5 0 --- SFG W. McCovey D. Cardwell -2% 87% Hit By Pitch
t2 0-5 0 1-- O SFG O. Cepeda D. Cardwell 2% 89% Lineout: RF
t2 0-5 1 1-- OO SFG F. Alou D. Cardwell 3% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 5.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 5-0, Giants' Jack Sanford facing 1-2-3
b2 5-0 0 --- CHC R. Ashburn J. Sanford 1% 93% Walk
b2 5-0 0 1-- CHC D. Zimmer J. Sanford 1% 94% Single to LF; Ashburn to 2B
Eddie Fisher replaces Jack Sanford pitching and batting 9th
b2 5-0 0 12- O CHC E. Banks E. Fisher -1% 93% Strikeout
b2 5-0 1 12- CHC R. Santo E. Fisher 1% 94% Walk; Ashburn to 3B; Zimmer to 2B
b2 5-0 1 123 RRRR CHC B. Williams E. Fisher 4% 99% Home Run (Deep CF-RF); Ashburn Scores; Zimmer Scores; Santo Scores
b2 9-0 1 --- O CHC F. Thomas E. Fisher -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 9-0 2 --- CHC G. Altman E. Fisher 0% 99% Triple to RF
b2 9-0 2 --3 O CHC S. Taylor E. Fisher -0% 99% Popfly: SS
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 9.
Top of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-9, Cubs' Don Cardwell facing 7-8-9
t3 0-9 0 --- O SFG E. Bailey D. Cardwell 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-P
t3 0-9 1 --- O SFG J. Pagan D. Cardwell 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-9 2 --- O SFG E. Fisher D. Cardwell 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 9-0, Giants' Eddie Fisher facing 9-1-2
b3 9-0 0 --- O CHC D. Cardwell E. Fisher -0% 99% Popfly: SS
b3 9-0 1 --- CHC R. Ashburn E. Fisher 0% 99% Single to LF
b3 9-0 1 1-- O CHC D. Zimmer E. Fisher -0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 9-0 2 1-- O CHC E. Banks E. Fisher -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 9.
Top of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-9, Cubs' Don Cardwell facing 1-2-3
t4 0-9 0 --- O SFG C. Hiller D. Cardwell 0% 99% Flyball: LF
t4 0-9 1 --- O SFG J. Davenport D. Cardwell 0% 99% Flyball: CF
t4 0-9 2 --- O SFG W. Mays D. Cardwell 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 9-0, Giants' Eddie Fisher facing 4-5-6
b4 9-0 0 --- O CHC R. Santo E. Fisher -0% 99% Strikeout
b4 9-0 1 --- CHC B. Williams E. Fisher 0% 99% Single to CF
b4 9-0 1 1-- O CHC F. Thomas E. Fisher -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B; Williams to 2B
b4 9-0 2 -2- O CHC G. Altman E. Fisher -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 9.
Top of the 5th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-9, Cubs' Don Cardwell facing 4-5-6
t5 0-9 0 --- O SFG W. McCovey D. Cardwell 0% 100% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t5 0-9 1 --- O SFG O. Cepeda D. Cardwell 0% 100% Strikeout
t5 0-9 2 --- O SFG F. Alou D. Cardwell 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 9-0, Giants' Eddie Fisher facing 8-9-1
b5 9-0 0 --- O CHC S. Taylor E. Fisher -0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 9-0 1 --- O CHC D. Cardwell E. Fisher -0% 100% Strikeout
b5 9-0 2 --- O CHC R. Ashburn E. Fisher -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 9.
Top of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-9, Cubs' Don Cardwell facing 7-8-9
t6 0-9 0 --- O SFG E. Bailey D. Cardwell 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-9 1 --- O SFG J. Pagan D. Cardwell 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
Harvey Kuenn pinch hits for Eddie Fisher (P) batting 9th
t6 0-9 2 --- SFG H. Kuenn D. Cardwell -0% 100% Single to CF
Juan Marichal pinch runs for Harvey Kuenn (PH) batting 9th
t6 0-9 2 1-- SFG C. Hiller D. Cardwell -0% 100% Walk; Marichal to 2B
t6 0-9 2 12- SFG J. Davenport D. Cardwell -0% 99% Walk; Marichal to 3B; Hiller to 2B
t6 0-9 2 123 O SFG W. Mays D. Cardwell 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 9-0, Giants' Jim Duffalo facing 2-3-4
Jim Duffalo replaces Juan Marichal (PR) pitching and batting 9th
b6 9-0 0 --- O CHC D. Zimmer J. Duffalo -0% 100% Strikeout
b6 9-0 1 --- O CHC E. Banks J. Duffalo -0% 100% Strikeout (C-1B)
b6 9-0 2 --- O CHC R. Santo J. Duffalo -0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 9.
Top of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-9, Cubs' Don Cardwell facing 4-5-6
t7 0-9 0 --- O SFG W. McCovey D. Cardwell 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
t7 0-9 1 --- SFG O. Cepeda D. Cardwell -0% 100% Single to CF
t7 0-9 1 1-- O SFG F. Alou D. Cardwell 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t7 0-9 2 1-- O SFG E. Bailey D. Cardwell 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 9-0, Giants' Billy O'Dell facing 5-6-7
Billy O'Dell replaces Jim Duffalo pitching and batting 9th
b7 9-0 0 --- CHC B. Williams B. O'Dell 0% 100% Single to RF (2B-1B)
b7 9-0 0 1-- OO CHC F. Thomas B. O'Dell -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b7 9-0 2 --- O CHC G. Altman B. O'Dell -0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 9.
Top of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-9, Cubs' Don Cardwell facing 8-9-1
Ed Bouchee replaces Ernie Banks (SS) playing 1B batting 3rd
Jerry Kindall replaces Frank Thomas (1B) playing SS batting 6th
t8 0-9 0 --- O SFG J. Pagan D. Cardwell 0% 100% Lineout: LF
Bob Farley pinch hits for Billy O'Dell (P) batting 9th
t8 0-9 1 --- O SFG B. Farley D. Cardwell 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 0-9 2 --- O SFG C. Hiller D. Cardwell 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 9.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 9-0, Giants' Stu Miller facing 8-9-1
Stu Miller replaces Chuck Hiller (2B) pitching and batting 1st
Ernie Bowman replaces Bob Farley (PH) playing 2B batting 9th
b8 9-0 0 --- O CHC S. Taylor S. Miller -0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 9-0 1 --- O CHC D. Cardwell S. Miller 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b8 9-0 2 --- CHC R. Ashburn S. Miller 0% 100% Triple to RF
b8 9-0 2 --3 O CHC D. Zimmer S. Miller -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Cubs 9.
Top of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-9, Cubs' Don Cardwell facing 2-3-4
t9 0-9 0 --- SFG J. Davenport D. Cardwell -0% 100% Double to LF
t9 0-9 0 -2- O SFG W. Mays D. Cardwell 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t9 0-9 1 -2- RR SFG W. McCovey D. Cardwell -0% 100% Home Run (Deep LF-CF); Davenport Scores
t9 2-9 1 --- O SFG O. Cepeda D. Cardwell 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 2-9 2 --- SFG F. Alou D. Cardwell -0% 100% Walk
t9 2-9 2 1-- SFG E. Bailey D. Cardwell -0% 100% Single to RF; Alou to 3B
t9 2-9 2 1-3 R SFG J. Pagan D. Cardwell 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Alou Scores/No RBI; Bailey to 2B
t9 3-9 2 -2- R SFG J. Pagan D. Cardwell -0% 100% Reached on E3 (catch) (Ground Ball to SS); Bailey Scores/No RBI/unER; Pagan to 1B
Matty Alou pinch hits for Ernie Bowman (2B) batting 9th
t9 4-9 2 1-- O SFG M. Alou D. Cardwell 0% 100% Flyball: CF
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Giants 4, Cubs 9.

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