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MIN
@BOS
13
4
MIN
@BOS
2
11
LAA
@CLE
4
2
CHW
@DET
3
4
KCA
@NYY
5
3
MLN
@CHC
4
0
PHI
@HOU
4
3
PIT
@LAD
3
5
NYM
@SFG
5
4
Saturday, September 21, 1963,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 7,847, Time of Game: 2:03
Braves
4
82-74
 Won 1 
5th, 14½ GB
at Cubs
0
78-78
 Lost 1 
7th, 18½ GB
W: Warren Spahn (21-7)
L: Larry Jackson (14-17)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  0   0  4  0   0  0  0    4 10  1
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0

Milwaukee Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ty Cline CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 5 .245 .286 .258 .544 -0.003 0.79 0.042 -0.045 0.0 2 0 2B,SH
Frank Bolling 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .246 .303 .317 .620 0.024 0.85 0.067 -0.043 -0.2 3 4
Hank Aaron RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .317 .390 .583 .973 -0.122 1.13 0.014 -0.136 -1.1 1 0
Eddie Mathews 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .260 .399 .443 .842 -0.025 1.17 0.039 -0.064 -0.4 1 6
Joe Torre C 4 1 1 3 0 0 4 .294 .353 .434 .788 0.265 1.50 0.316 -0.052 2.0 4 0 2B
Gene Oliver 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .248 .320 .433 .754 0.024 0.53 0.061 -0.037 0.5 12 0 3B
   Tommie Aaron 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .261 .292 .553 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Don Dillard LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .234 .271 .387 .659 0.027 0.36 0.041 -0.014 -0.2 1 0 2B
Denis Menke SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .235 .289 .347 .637 -0.026 0.65 0.021 -0.047 -0.4 1 3
Warren Spahn P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .155 .200 .238 .438 -0.001 0.79 0.048 -0.049 -0.4 0 3
Team Totals 36 4 10 4 1 4 38 .278 .297 .417 .714 0.163 0.86 0.649 -0.487 -0.0 27 16
2B: D Dillard (6, off L Jackson); J Torre (17, off L Jackson); T Cline (2, off L Jackson).
3B: G Oliver (2, off L Jackson).
SH: T Cline (3, off L Jackson).
TB: T Cline 3; G Oliver 3; D Dillard 3; J Torre 2; F Bolling; D Menke; H Aaron; W Spahn.
RBI: J Torre 3 (67); G Oliver (65).
2-out RBI: J Torre 3; G Oliver.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. E Mathews-F Bolling-G Oliver; W Spahn-F Bolling-G Oliver.
E: F Bolling (13).

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Cowan LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .310 .310 .517 .828 -0.044 0.58 0.009 -0.052 -0.5 1 0
Andre Rodgers SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .228 .322 .303 .626 0.000 0.48 0.030 -0.030 -0.2 0 5
Ellis Burton RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .228 .309 .405 .714 -0.086 0.82 0.000 -0.086 -0.8 0 0 GDP
Ron Santo 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .298 .338 .487 .825 0.012 0.66 0.038 -0.026 0.0 0 4
Ken Hubbs 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .239 .287 .322 .610 -0.092 0.73 0.000 -0.092 -1.0 1 3 GDP
Nelson Mathews CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .149 .229 .273 .502 -0.014 0.39 0.009 -0.024 -0.2 2 0
John Boccabella 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .204 .254 .370 .625 -0.047 0.61 0.000 -0.047 -0.6 16 2
Jimmie Schaffer C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .246 .302 .449 .751 -0.037 0.50 0.000 -0.037 -0.5 6 0
Larry Jackson P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .188 .207 .247 .454 -0.022 0.44 0.000 -0.022 -0.2 1 0
   Steve Boros PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .211 .304 .389 .693 -0.009 0.38 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
Team Totals 29 0 3 0 0 4 29 .103 .103 .103 .207 -0.339 0.57 0.086 -0.425 -4.0 27 14
TB: B Cowan; R Santo; N Mathews.
GIDP: K Hubbs (17); E Burton (7).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 0.

Milwaukee Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Warren Spahn, W (21-7) 9 3 0 0 0 4 0 2.61 29 85 0.338 0.57 4.0
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 0 4 0 0.00 29 85 0.338 0.57 4.0

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Jackson, L (14-17) 9 10 4 4 1 4 0 2.48 38 54 -0.162 0.86 0.0
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 1 4 0 4.00 38 54 -0.162 0.86 0.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Ed Vargo, 2B - Bill Williams, 3B - Lee Weyer.
Time of Game: 2:03.
Attendance: 7,847.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Milwaukee Braves         Chicago Cubs
1 Ty Cline CF 1 Billy Cowan LF
2 Frank Bolling 2B 2 Andre Rodgers SS
3 Hank Aaron RF 3 Ellis Burton RF
4 Eddie Mathews 3B 4 Ron Santo 3B
5 Joe Torre C 5 Ken Hubbs 2B
6 Gene Oliver 1B 6 Nelson Mathews CF
7 Don Dillard LF 7 John Boccabella 1B
8 Denis Menke SS 8 Jimmie Schaffer C
9 Warren Spahn P 9 Larry Jackson P

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Top 5 Plays

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-0 2 123 RRR MLN J. Torre L. Jackson 32% 85% Double to CF; Bolling Scores; Aaron Scores; Mathews Scores
t5 0-0 1 1-3 O MLN H. Aaron L. Jackson -10% 49% Fielder's Choice 3B; Spahn out at Hm/3B-C; Bolling to 2B; Aaron to 1B
b2 0-0 0 1-- OO CHC K. Hubbs W. Spahn 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
t5 0-0 1 -2- MLN F. Bolling L. Jackson 7% 60% Single to RF (Line Drive); Spahn to 3B
t5 3-0 2 -2- R MLN G. Oliver L. Jackson 6% 91% Triple to RF; Torre Scores

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' Larry Jackson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- MLN T. Cline L. Jackson 4% 54% Single to LF (Line Drive)
t1 0-0 0 1-- O MLN F. Bolling L. Jackson -2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B; Cline to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O MLN H. Aaron L. Jackson -3% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B; Cline to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 O MLN E. Mathews L. Jackson -4% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Cowan W. Spahn 2% 48% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHC A. Rodgers W. Spahn 1% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CHC E. Burton W. Spahn 1% 50% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Larry Jackson facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O MLN J. Torre L. Jackson -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O MLN G. Oliver L. Jackson -2% 46% Foul Flyball: C
t2 0-0 2 --- MLN D. Dillard L. Jackson 1% 47% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 2 1-- MLN D. Menke L. Jackson 2% 50% Single to LF (Line Drive); Dillard to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- O MLN W. Spahn L. Jackson -4% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- CHC R. Santo W. Spahn -4% 41% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b2 0-0 0 1-- OO CHC K. Hubbs W. Spahn 8% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O CHC N. Mathews W. Spahn 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Larry Jackson facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- O MLN T. Cline L. Jackson -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 0-0 1 --- O MLN F. Bolling L. Jackson -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- MLN H. Aaron L. Jackson 1% 47% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t3 0-0 2 1-- O MLN E. Mathews L. Jackson -2% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O CHC J. Boccabella W. Spahn 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O CHC J. Schaffer W. Spahn 2% 49% Flyball: LF
b3 0-0 2 --- O CHC L. Jackson W. Spahn 1% 50% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Larry Jackson facing 5-6-7
t4 0-0 0 --- O MLN J. Torre L. Jackson -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t4 0-0 1 --- O MLN G. Oliver L. Jackson -2% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- MLN D. Dillard L. Jackson 3% 48% Double to LF
t4 0-0 2 -2- O MLN D. Menke L. Jackson -4% 44% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Cowan W. Spahn 3% 47% Strikeout
b4 0-0 1 --- CHC A. Rodgers W. Spahn -3% 44% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Rodgers to 1B
b4 0-0 1 1-- OO CHC E. Burton W. Spahn 6% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Cubs 0.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Larry Jackson facing 9-1-2
t5 0-0 0 --- MLN W. Spahn L. Jackson 5% 55% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t5 0-0 0 1-- O MLN T. Cline L. Jackson -2% 53% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Spahn to 2B
t5 0-0 1 -2- MLN F. Bolling L. Jackson 7% 60% Single to RF (Line Drive); Spahn to 3B
t5 0-0 1 1-3 O MLN H. Aaron L. Jackson -10% 49% Fielder's Choice 3B; Spahn out at Hm/3B-C; Bolling to 2B; Aaron to 1B
t5 0-0 2 12- MLN E. Mathews L. Jackson 4% 53% Walk; Bolling to 3B; Aaron to 2B
t5 0-0 2 123 RRR MLN J. Torre L. Jackson 32% 85% Double to CF; Bolling Scores; Aaron Scores; Mathews Scores
t5 3-0 2 -2- R MLN G. Oliver L. Jackson 6% 91% Triple to RF; Torre Scores
t5 4-0 2 --3 O MLN D. Dillard L. Jackson -1% 90% Strikeout
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 4-5-6
b5 0-4 0 --- O CHC R. Santo W. Spahn 2% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-4 1 --- O CHC K. Hubbs W. Spahn 1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-4 2 --- CHC N. Mathews W. Spahn -1% 92% Single to CF (Line Drive)
b5 0-4 2 1-- O CHC J. Boccabella W. Spahn 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Larry Jackson facing 8-9-1
t6 4-0 0 --- O MLN D. Menke L. Jackson -1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 4-0 1 --- O MLN W. Spahn L. Jackson -0% 92% Strikeout
t6 4-0 2 --- MLN T. Cline L. Jackson 1% 93% Double to CF (Line Drive)
t6 4-0 2 -2- O MLN F. Bolling L. Jackson -1% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 8-9-1
b6 0-4 0 --- O CHC J. Schaffer W. Spahn 2% 94% Popfly: SS
b6 0-4 1 --- O CHC L. Jackson W. Spahn 1% 95% Strikeout
b6 0-4 2 --- CHC B. Cowan W. Spahn -1% 94% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b6 0-4 2 1-- O CHC A. Rodgers W. Spahn 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Larry Jackson facing 3-4-5
t7 4-0 0 --- O MLN H. Aaron L. Jackson -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 4-0 1 --- O MLN E. Mathews L. Jackson -0% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 4-0 2 --- O MLN J. Torre L. Jackson -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 3-4-5
b7 0-4 0 --- O CHC E. Burton W. Spahn 2% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 0-4 1 --- O CHC R. Santo W. Spahn 1% 97% Groundout: P-1B
b7 0-4 2 --- O CHC K. Hubbs W. Spahn 0% 97% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Larry Jackson facing 6-7-8
t8 4-0 0 --- O MLN G. Oliver L. Jackson -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 4-0 1 --- O MLN D. Dillard L. Jackson -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-0 2 --- O MLN D. Menke L. Jackson -0% 96% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 6-7-8
Tommie Aaron replaces Gene Oliver playing 1B batting 6th
b8 0-4 0 --- O CHC N. Mathews W. Spahn 1% 98% Flyball: CF
b8 0-4 1 --- O CHC J. Boccabella W. Spahn 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 0-4 2 --- O CHC J. Schaffer W. Spahn 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 4, Cubs 0.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Larry Jackson facing 9-1-2
t9 4-0 0 --- O MLN W. Spahn L. Jackson -0% 99% Groundout: 1B-P
t9 4-0 1 --- O MLN T. Cline L. Jackson -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 4-0 2 --- O MLN F. Bolling L. Jackson -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 4, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 9-1-2
Steve Boros pinch hits for Larry Jackson (P) batting 9th
b9 0-4 0 --- O CHC S. Boros W. Spahn 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
b9 0-4 1 --- O CHC B. Cowan W. Spahn 0% 100% Strikeout
b9 0-4 2 --- O CHC A. Rodgers W. Spahn 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 4, Cubs 0.

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