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WSA
@BAL
3
4
DET
@BOS
3
4
 
(10)
NYY
@CLE
3
4
KCA
@MIN
0
2
STL
@CHC
0
1
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@CIN
9
5
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@PHI
4
3
LAD
@SFG
4
3
Saturday, May 20, 1961,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 9,103, Time of Game: 2:10
Cardinals
0
11-17
 Lost 6 
6th, 7½ GB
at Cubs
1
12-19
 Won 2 
7th, 8 GB
L: Larry Jackson (0-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1  5  0
Winning Run scored with 0 outs

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Julian Javier 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .253 .283 .305 .588 -0.146 1.35 0.000 -0.146 -1.1 2 2
Joe Cunningham 1B 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .327 .459 .510 .969 -0.027 1.30 0.048 -0.075 -0.0 10 0
Charlie James RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .261 .250 .391 .641 -0.182 1.46 0.000 -0.182 -1.2 2 0 GDP
Ken Boyer 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .292 .389 .469 .858 -0.021 1.44 0.069 -0.090 -0.5 0 3
Stan Musial LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .246 .354 .377 .730 -0.169 1.56 0.000 -0.169 -0.8 1 0
Daryl Spencer SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .264 .391 .429 .819 -0.021 0.57 0.013 -0.034 -0.1 3 3
Curt Flood CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .240 .345 .360 .705 -0.102 1.29 0.000 -0.102 -0.7 3 0 2B
Jimmie Schaffer C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .333 .333 .333 .667 -0.016 1.09 0.040 -0.057 0.1 3 1
Larry Jackson P 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 -0.009 1.06 0.025 -0.034 -0.2 0 2
Team Totals 28 0 3 0 4 1 32 .107 .219 .143 .362 -0.693 1.27 0.195 -0.889 -4.6 24 11
2B: C Flood (3, off D Ellsworth).
TB: C Flood 2; L Jackson; J Schaffer.
GIDP: C James (2).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Boyer-J Javier-J Cunningham.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Heist CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .186 .255 .256 .511 -0.004 0.82 0.035 -0.039 0.1 0 1
   Richie Ashburn PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .239 .212 .452 -0.046 1.81 0.000 -0.046 -0.2 0 0
Don Zimmer 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .260 .309 .409 .718 -0.016 0.96 0.072 -0.088 -0.4 1 1 2B,GDP
George Altman RF-CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .341 .386 .610 .996 0.097 1.35 0.168 -0.071 0.4 1 0 3B
Ernie Banks SS 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .281 .354 .544 .898 -0.015 1.84 0.036 -0.052 0.1 1 9
Ron Santo 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .297 .381 .495 .876 -0.151 1.85 0.055 -0.206 -1.0 0 5 2B
Billy Williams LF-RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .216 .273 .304 .577 -0.238 2.31 0.000 -0.238 -1.6 1 0
Ed Bouchee 1B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .220 .355 .360 .715 0.330 1.45 0.375 -0.045 0.8 19 3 HR,IW
Dick Bertell C 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .268 .321 .310 .630 -0.051 1.14 0.021 -0.072 -0.5 2 0
Dick Ellsworth P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .000 .077 .000 .077 -0.097 1.21 0.000 -0.097 -0.7 2 5
Team Totals 28 1 5 1 6 4 34 .179 .324 .429 .752 -0.191 1.49 0.762 -0.954 -3.1 27 24
2B: D Zimmer (9, off L Jackson); R Santo (7, off L Jackson).
3B: G Altman (2, off L Jackson).
HR: E Bouchee (1, off L Jackson, 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
IBB: E Bouchee (1, by L Jackson).
TB: E Bouchee 4; G Altman 4; D Zimmer 2; R Santo 2.
GIDP: D Zimmer (2).
RBI: E Bouchee (5).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Bouchee-E Banks-E Bouchee.
Outfield Assists: A Heist (D Spencer at home plate).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Jackson, L (0-3) 8 5 1 1 6 4 1 4.50 34 66 0.192 1.49 3.1
Team Totals 8 5 1 1 6 4 1 1.12 34 66 0.192 1.49 3.1

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Ellsworth, W (1-3) 9 3 0 0 4 1 0 4.42 32 78 0.692 1.27 4.6
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 4 1 0 0.00 32 78 0.692 1.27 4.6
Balks: None.
WP: L Jackson (1); D Ellsworth (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: L Jackson (1; E Bouchee).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ken Burkhart, 1B - Chris Pelekoudas, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Jocko Conlan.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: 9,103.
Field Condition: Dry.
Start Time Weather: 62° F, Cloudy, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Chicago Cubs
1 Julian Javier 2B 1 Al Heist CF
2 Joe Cunningham 1B 2 Don Zimmer 2B
3 Charlie James RF 3 George Altman RF
4 Ken Boyer 3B 4 Ernie Banks SS
5 Stan Musial LF 5 Ron Santo 3B
6 Daryl Spencer SS 6 Billy Williams LF
7 Curt Flood CF 7 Ed Bouchee 1B
8 Jimmie Schaffer C 8 Dick Bertell C
9 Larry Jackson P 9 Dick Ellsworth P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 0-0 0 --- R CHC E. Bouchee L. Jackson 36% 100% Home Run (Deep LF)
b8 0-0 1 1-- CHC G. Altman L. Jackson 14% 75% Single to CF; Zimmer to 3B
b8 0-0 1 123 O CHC R. Santo L. Jackson -14% 63% Lineout: SS
b8 0-0 2 123 O CHC B. Williams L. Jackson -13% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t9 0-0 2 -2- O STL S. Musial D. Ellsworth 10% 64% Groundout: P-1B

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' Dick Ellsworth facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL J. Javier D. Ellsworth 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL J. Cunningham D. Ellsworth 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O STL C. James D. Ellsworth 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHC A. Heist L. Jackson 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- OO CHC D. Zimmer L. Jackson -7% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- CHC G. Altman L. Jackson 3% 54% Triple to CF (Deep CF)
b1 0-0 2 --3 CHC E. Banks L. Jackson 1% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-3 O CHC R. Santo L. Jackson -5% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O STL K. Boyer D. Ellsworth 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O STL S. Musial D. Ellsworth 2% 54% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 0-0 2 --- STL D. Spencer D. Ellsworth -1% 53% Walk
t2 0-0 2 1-- O STL C. Flood D. Ellsworth 2% 55% Double to CF (Deep LF-CF); Spencer out at Hm/CF-SS-C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Williams L. Jackson -2% 53% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 0-0 1 --- O CHC E. Bouchee L. Jackson -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O CHC D. Bertell L. Jackson -1% 50% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- STL J. Schaffer D. Ellsworth -4% 46% Single to CF (SS-2B)
t3 0-0 0 1-- O STL L. Jackson D. Ellsworth 2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B; Schaffer to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- O STL J. Javier D. Ellsworth 4% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 2 -2- STL J. Cunningham D. Ellsworth -1% 51% Walk
t3 0-0 2 12- O STL C. James D. Ellsworth 5% 56% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Ellsworth L. Jackson -3% 53% Strikeout
b3 0-0 1 --- O CHC A. Heist L. Jackson -2% 51% Lineout: LF
b3 0-0 2 --- CHC D. Zimmer L. Jackson 3% 54% Double to LF (LF Line)
b3 0-0 2 -2- O CHC G. Altman L. Jackson -4% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- O STL K. Boyer D. Ellsworth 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B (SS-3B Hole)
t4 0-0 1 --- O STL S. Musial D. Ellsworth 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O STL D. Spencer D. Ellsworth 1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- O CHC E. Banks L. Jackson -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- CHC R. Santo L. Jackson 5% 58% Double to LF
b4 0-0 1 -2- O CHC B. Williams L. Jackson -4% 54% Flyball: RF
b4 0-0 2 -2- CHC E. Bouchee L. Jackson 1% 55% Wild Pitch; Santo to 3B
b4 0-0 2 --3 CHC E. Bouchee L. Jackson 1% 56% Intentional Walk
b4 0-0 2 1-3 O CHC D. Bertell L. Jackson -6% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 7-8-9
t5 0-0 0 --- O STL C. Flood D. Ellsworth 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- O STL J. Schaffer D. Ellsworth 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-0 2 --- O STL L. Jackson D. Ellsworth 1% 57% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 9-1-2
b5 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Ellsworth L. Jackson -3% 54% Strikeout
b5 0-0 1 --- O CHC A. Heist L. Jackson -2% 51% Popfly: SS
b5 0-0 2 --- O CHC D. Zimmer L. Jackson -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 1-2-3
t6 0-0 0 --- O STL J. Javier D. Ellsworth 3% 53% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 0-0 1 --- STL J. Cunningham D. Ellsworth -4% 50% Walk
t6 0-0 1 1-- OO STL C. James D. Ellsworth 8% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 3-4-5
b6 0-0 0 --- O CHC G. Altman L. Jackson -3% 54% Flyball: CF
b6 0-0 1 --- O CHC E. Banks L. Jackson -2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-0 2 --- O CHC R. Santo L. Jackson -2% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 4-5-6
t7 0-0 0 --- O STL K. Boyer D. Ellsworth 4% 54% Flyball: LF
t7 0-0 1 --- O STL S. Musial D. Ellsworth 3% 57% Strikeout
t7 0-0 2 --- O STL D. Spencer D. Ellsworth 2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 6-7-8
b7 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Williams L. Jackson -4% 55% Popfly: SS
b7 0-0 1 --- O CHC E. Bouchee L. Jackson -3% 52% Flyball: CF
b7 0-0 2 --- CHC D. Bertell L. Jackson 2% 54% Walk
b7 0-0 2 1-- O CHC D. Ellsworth L. Jackson -4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 7-8-9
t8 0-0 0 --- O STL C. Flood D. Ellsworth 5% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 0-0 1 --- O STL J. Schaffer D. Ellsworth 3% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 0-0 2 --- STL L. Jackson D. Ellsworth -3% 56% Single to CF (Short LF-CF)
t8 0-0 2 1-- O STL J. Javier D. Ellsworth 5% 61% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 1-2-3
Richie Ashburn pinch hits for Al Heist (CF) batting 1st
b8 0-0 0 --- O CHC R. Ashburn L. Jackson -5% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 0-0 1 --- CHC D. Zimmer L. Jackson 5% 61% Walk
b8 0-0 1 1-- CHC G. Altman L. Jackson 14% 75% Single to CF; Zimmer to 3B
b8 0-0 1 1-3 CHC E. Banks L. Jackson 2% 77% Walk; Altman to 2B
b8 0-0 1 123 O CHC R. Santo L. Jackson -14% 63% Lineout: SS
b8 0-0 2 123 O CHC B. Williams L. Jackson -13% 50% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dick Ellsworth facing 2-3-4
Richie Ashburn moves from PH to LF
George Altman moves from RF to CF
Billy Williams moves from LF to RF
t9 0-0 0 --- O STL J. Cunningham D. Ellsworth 6% 56% Groundout: P-1B
t9 0-0 1 --- O STL C. James D. Ellsworth 5% 60% Flyball: CF
t9 0-0 2 --- STL K. Boyer D. Ellsworth -3% 57% Walk
t9 0-0 2 1-- STL S. Musial D. Ellsworth -4% 54% Wild Pitch; Boyer to 2B
t9 0-0 2 -2- O STL S. Musial D. Ellsworth 10% 64% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 7-8-9
b9 0-0 0 --- R CHC E. Bouchee L. Jackson 36% 100% Home Run (Deep LF)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Cubs 1.

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