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MIN
@CLE
2
6
CAL
@DET
1
2
BAL
@KCA
10
8
STL
@ATL
0
4
CIN
@CHC
3
9
PHI
@LAD
3
2
PIT
@SFG
5
6
Wednesday, September 21, 1966,
, Wrigley Field
Attendance: 530, Time of Game: 2:24
Reds
3
72-78
 Lost 1 
7th, 16½ GB
at Cubs
9
55-97
 Won 1 
10th, 34½ GB
W: Ken Holtzman (10-15)
L: Sammy Ellis (12-18)
S: Cal Koonce (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   1  0  2   0  0  0    3  7  0
Cubs            1  0  3   0  0  2   0  3  X    9 13  1

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommy Harper LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 .274 .702 -0.039 0.94 0.040 -0.079 -0.4 2 0
Tommy Helms 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .289 .705 -0.027 0.93 0.040 -0.066 -0.3 2 1
Pete Rose 2B 4 2 3 2 0 0 .321 .827 0.227 0.88 0.237 -0.010 2.3 4 3 HR,2B
Lee May 1B 4 0 1 0 0 3 .235 .559 -0.036 1.39 0.061 -0.097 -0.6 8 3
Don Pavletich C 4 0 1 1 0 1 .290 .861 -0.125 1.32 0.051 -0.176 -0.4 3 0 GDP
Dick Simpson RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .253 .781 -0.048 0.46 0.000 -0.048 -0.6 1 0
Vada Pinson CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .290 .768 0.000 0.70 0.044 -0.044 -0.2 2 0
Leo Cardenas SS 4 0 1 0 0 2 .258 .739 -0.028 0.73 0.025 -0.054 -0.3 0 2
Sammy Ellis P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .123 .312 -0.049 1.27 0.000 -0.049 -0.5 2 0 SH
   Jack Baldschun P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Chico Ruiz PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .581 -0.007 0.29 0.000 -0.007 -0.1
   Don Nottebart P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .367 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Mel Queen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .130 .402 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 7 3 1 12 .212 .569 -0.132 0.92 0.498 -0.630 -1.1 24 10
2B: P Rose (36, off K Holtzman).
HR: P Rose (16, off K Holtzman; 6th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: S Ellis (9, off K Holtzman).
TB: P Rose 7; D Pavletich; L May; L Cardenas; T Helms.
GIDP: D Pavletich (6).
RBI: P Rose 2 (70); D Pavletich (32).
2-out RBI: D Pavletich.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Helms-P Rose-L May.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Kessinger SS 5 2 4 2 0 0 .272 .600 0.236 1.00 0.244 -0.008 3.0 0 1 SB
Glenn Beckert 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .670 -0.074 0.67 0.000 -0.074 -2.3 2 3 GDP
Billy Williams RF 4 1 2 2 1 1 .281 .825 0.114 0.53 0.152 -0.038 1.3 1 0 HR
Ron Santo 3B 4 1 2 1 1 0 .314 .953 0.123 0.38 0.135 -0.012 1.5 0 1 3B
Ernie Banks 1B 3 1 0 1 1 1 .280 .771 0.025 0.46 0.047 -0.022 -0.5 8 1 SF
George Altman LF 3 2 2 0 1 0 .233 .637 0.077 0.56 0.080 -0.003 1.2 0 0
Randy Hundley C 3 1 1 0 0 0 .242 .705 -0.030 0.82 0.008 -0.038 -0.0 13 0 SH
Adolfo Phillips CF 3 1 1 3 1 0 .260 .800 -0.014 0.70 0.017 -0.031 1.8 3 0 HR,IW
Ken Holtzman P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .116 .259 -0.024 0.45 0.000 -0.024 -0.3 0 1
   Lee Thomas PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .602 -0.065 2.21 0.000 -0.065 -0.8
   Cal Koonce P 1 0 1 0 0 0 .130 .405 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 0.4 0 1
Team Totals 34 9 13 9 5 3 .382 1.068 0.368 0.66 0.683 -0.315 5.3 27 8
3B: R Santo (7, off S Ellis).
HR: B Williams (29, off S Ellis; 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF); A Phillips (16, off D Nottebart; 8th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: E Banks (5, off S Ellis).
SH: R Hundley (9, off S Ellis).
IBB: A Phillips (3, by S Ellis).
TB: B Williams 5; A Phillips 4; R Santo 4; D Kessinger 4; G Altman 2; R Hundley; C Koonce.
GIDP: G Beckert (8).
RBI: A Phillips 3 (35); B Williams 2 (88); D Kessinger 2 (42); R Santo (91); E Banks (74).
2-out RBI: D Kessinger 2; R Santo.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Santo-G Beckert-E Banks.
E: E Banks (13).
Baserunning
SB: D Kessinger (12, 2nd base off S Ellis/D Pavletich).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sammy Ellis, L (12-18) 5.2 8 6 6 3 2 1 5.42 28 28 -0.369 0.91 -3.7
Jack Baldschun 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.49 1 2 0 0.013 0.51 0.4
Don Nottebart 1 3 3 3 0 0 1 2.83 6 0 0 -0.012 0.12 -2.5
Mel Queen 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 6.43 6 0 0 0.000 0.01 0.5
Team Totals 8 13 9 9 5 3 2 10.12 41 28 2 0 -0.368 0.66 -5.3
D Nottebart faced 3 batters in the 8th inning.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ken Holtzman, W (10-15) 6 6 3 3 0 8 1 3.94 24 56 0.050 0.97 -0.2
Cal Koonce, S (2) 3 1 0 0 1 4 0 3.69 11 0 0 0.083 0.82 1.4
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 1 12 1 3.00 35 56 0 0 0.133 0.92 1.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: S Ellis (8; A Phillips).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Chris Pelekoudas, 1B - Bob Engel, 2B - Frank Secory, 3B - Ken Burkhart.
Time of Game: 2:24.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: Overcast.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Chicago Cubs
1 Tommy Harper LF 1 Don Kessinger SS
2 Tommy Helms 3B 2 Glenn Beckert 2B
3 Pete Rose 2B 3 Billy Williams RF
4 Lee May 1B 4 Ron Santo 3B
5 Don Pavletich C 5 Ernie Banks 1B
6 Dick Simpson RF 6 George Altman LF
7 Vada Pinson CF 7 Randy Hundley C
8 Leo Cardenas SS 8 Adolfo Phillips CF
9 Sammy Ellis P 9 Ken Holtzman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-4 0 1-- RR CIN P. Rose K. Holtzman -16% 67% Home Run; Helms Scores
b6 4-3 2 123 RR CHC D. Kessinger S. Ellis 15% 92% Single to LF (Line Drive); Banks Scores; Altman Scores; Phillips to 2B
b3 1-0 1 -2- RR CHC B. Williams S. Ellis 15% 84% Home Run; Kessinger Scores
t6 3-4 0 1-- OO CIN D. Pavletich K. Holtzman 12% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 -2- R CHC R. Santo S. Ellis 10% 63% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Kessinger Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN T. Harper K. Holtzman 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CIN T. Helms K. Holtzman 1% 54% Groundout: P-2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CIN P. Rose K. Holtzman 1% 55% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Sammy Ellis facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHC D. Kessinger S. Ellis 4% 58% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 0 1-- CHC G. Beckert S. Ellis 3% 61% Kessinger Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- O CHC G. Beckert S. Ellis -4% 57% Popfly: 3B
b1 0-0 1 -2- O CHC B. Williams S. Ellis -3% 53% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 2 -2- R CHC R. Santo S. Ellis 10% 63% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Kessinger Scores
b1 1-0 2 1-- O CHC E. Banks S. Ellis -2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CIN L. May K. Holtzman 2% 64% Strikeout
t2 0-1 1 --- O CIN D. Pavletich K. Holtzman 2% 65% Flyball: RF
t2 0-1 2 --- O CIN D. Simpson K. Holtzman 1% 66% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Sammy Ellis facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- CHC G. Altman S. Ellis 3% 69% Single to RF (Fly Ball)
b2 1-0 0 1-- O CHC R. Hundley S. Ellis -3% 66% Flyball: RF
b2 1-0 1 1-- O CHC A. Phillips S. Ellis -2% 64% Popfly: 2B
b2 1-0 2 1-- O CHC K. Holtzman S. Ellis -2% 62% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 1.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- CIN V. Pinson K. Holtzman -4% 58% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t3 0-1 0 1-- O CIN L. Cardenas K. Holtzman 4% 62% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 1 1-- O CIN S. Ellis K. Holtzman 2% 64% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Pinson to 2B
t3 0-1 2 -2- O CIN T. Harper K. Holtzman 4% 68% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Sammy Ellis facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- CHC D. Kessinger S. Ellis 3% 71% Single to CF (Fly Ball)
b3 1-0 0 1-- O CHC G. Beckert S. Ellis -1% 69% Groundout: SS-1B; Kessinger to 2B
b3 1-0 1 -2- RR CHC B. Williams S. Ellis 15% 84% Home Run; Kessinger Scores
b3 3-0 1 --- CHC R. Santo S. Ellis 4% 88% Triple to RF (Fly Ball)
b3 3-0 1 --3 RO CHC E. Banks S. Ellis 2% 89% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Santo Scores
b3 4-0 2 --- O CHC G. Altman S. Ellis -0% 89% Groundout: 1B-P
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cubs 4.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 2-3-4
t4 0-4 0 --- O CIN T. Helms K. Holtzman 2% 91% Popfly: 1B
t4 0-4 1 --- CIN P. Rose K. Holtzman -3% 88% Double to LF (Fly Ball)
t4 0-4 1 -2- O CIN L. May K. Holtzman 2% 90% Strikeout
t4 0-4 2 -2- R CIN D. Pavletich K. Holtzman -5% 85% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Rose Scores
t4 1-4 2 1-- O CIN D. Simpson K. Holtzman 2% 87% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-1, Reds' Sammy Ellis facing 7-8-9
b4 4-1 0 --- O CHC R. Hundley S. Ellis -1% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 4-1 1 --- O CHC A. Phillips S. Ellis -1% 86% Flyball: LF
b4 4-1 2 --- O CHC K. Holtzman S. Ellis -0% 85% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 4.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-4, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 7-8-9
t5 1-4 0 --- O CIN V. Pinson K. Holtzman 2% 87% Strikeout
t5 1-4 1 --- CIN L. Cardenas K. Holtzman -3% 85% Single to RF (Line Drive)
t5 1-4 1 1-- O CIN S. Ellis K. Holtzman 3% 88% Strikeout
t5 1-4 2 1-- O CIN T. Harper K. Holtzman 2% 90% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-1, Reds' Sammy Ellis facing 1-2-3
b5 4-1 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger S. Ellis -1% 89% Popfly: 3B
b5 4-1 1 --- O CHC G. Beckert S. Ellis -1% 88% Groundout: 1B-P
b5 4-1 2 --- CHC B. Williams S. Ellis 0% 89% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b5 4-1 2 1-- O CHC R. Santo S. Ellis -1% 88% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cubs 4.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-4, Cubs' Ken Holtzman facing 2-3-4
t6 1-4 0 --- CIN T. Helms K. Holtzman -4% 84% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t6 1-4 0 1-- RR CIN P. Rose K. Holtzman -16% 67% Home Run; Helms Scores
t6 3-4 0 --- CIN L. May K. Holtzman -6% 61% Single to LF (Fly Ball)
t6 3-4 0 1-- OO CIN D. Pavletich K. Holtzman 12% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t6 3-4 2 --- O CIN D. Simpson K. Holtzman 2% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-3, Reds' Sammy Ellis facing 5-6-7
b6 4-3 0 --- CHC E. Banks S. Ellis 3% 78% Walk
b6 4-3 0 1-- CHC G. Altman S. Ellis 5% 83% Walk; Banks to 2B
b6 4-3 0 12- O CHC R. Hundley S. Ellis 0% 83% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Banks to 3B; Altman to 2B
b6 4-3 1 -23 CHC A. Phillips S. Ellis 0% 83% Intentional Walk
Lee Thomas pinch hits for Ken Holtzman (P) batting 9th
b6 4-3 1 123 O CHC L. Thomas S. Ellis -6% 77% Flyball: CF
b6 4-3 2 123 RR CHC D. Kessinger S. Ellis 15% 92% Single to LF (Line Drive); Banks Scores; Altman Scores; Phillips to 2B
Jack Baldschun replaces Sammy Ellis pitching and batting 9th
b6 6-3 2 12- O CHC G. Beckert J. Baldschun -1% 91% Lineout: 2B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 6.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-6, Cubs' Cal Koonce facing 7-8-9
Cal Koonce replaces Lee Thomas (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-6 0 --- O CIN V. Pinson C. Koonce 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 3-6 1 --- O CIN L. Cardenas C. Koonce 1% 94% Strikeout
Chico Ruiz pinch hits for Jack Baldschun (P) batting 9th
t7 3-6 2 --- O CIN C. Ruiz C. Koonce 1% 95% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-3, Reds' Don Nottebart facing 3-4-5
Don Nottebart replaces Chico Ruiz (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 6-3 0 --- O CHC B. Williams D. Nottebart -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 6-3 1 --- O CHC R. Santo D. Nottebart -0% 94% Lineout: 1B
b7 6-3 2 --- O CHC E. Banks D. Nottebart -0% 94% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 6.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-6, Cubs' Cal Koonce facing 1-2-3
t8 3-6 0 --- CIN T. Harper C. Koonce -4% 90% Walk
t8 3-6 0 1-- O CIN T. Helms C. Koonce 4% 93% Popfly: 1B
t8 3-6 1 1-- CIN P. Rose C. Koonce -4% 89% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Harper to 2B
t8 3-6 1 12- O CIN L. May C. Koonce 5% 94% Strikeout
t8 3-6 2 12- O CIN D. Pavletich C. Koonce 4% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-3, Reds' Don Nottebart facing 6-7-8
b8 6-3 0 --- CHC G. Altman D. Nottebart 0% 98% Single to LF (Fly Ball)
b8 6-3 0 1-- CHC R. Hundley D. Nottebart 1% 98% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Altman to 2B
b8 6-3 0 12- RRR CHC A. Phillips D. Nottebart 1% 100% Home Run; Altman Scores; Hundley Scores
Mel Queen replaces Don Nottebart pitching and batting 9th
b8 9-3 0 --- CHC C. Koonce M. Queen 0% 100% Single to LF (Fly Ball)
b8 9-3 0 1-- CHC D. Kessinger M. Queen 0% 100% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Koonce to 2B
b8 9-3 0 12- OO CHC G. Beckert M. Queen -0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Koonce to 3B
b8 9-3 2 --3 CHC B. Williams M. Queen 0% 100% Walk
b8 9-3 2 1-3 CHC R. Santo M. Queen 0% 100% Walk; Williams to 2B
b8 9-3 2 123 O CHC E. Banks M. Queen -0% 100% Strikeout
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 9.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 3-9, Cubs' Cal Koonce facing 6-7-8
t9 3-9 0 --- O CIN D. Simpson C. Koonce 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 3-9 1 --- O CIN V. Pinson C. Koonce 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
t9 3-9 2 --- O CIN L. Cardenas C. Koonce 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 3, Cubs 9.

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