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Scores
Standings
SLB
@CHW
11
8
CLE
@DET
11
9
 
(10)
BOS
@PHA
5
4
 
(12)
NYY
@WSH
2
3
 
(10)
PHI
@BSN
2
3
PIT
@CIN
2
8
BRO
@NYG
5
3
CHC
@STL
5
7
Sunday, April 28, 1940,
, Crosley Field
Attendance: 19,337, Time of Game: 2:12
Pirates
2
4-4
 Lost 2 
3rd, 4 GB
at Reds
8
5-2
 Won 2 
2nd, 2½ GB
W: Gene Thompson (2-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  5  2
Reds            1  3  1   0  2  0   1  0  X    8 15  2

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Bob Elliott CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .167 .231 .208 .439 2 1
Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .367 .441 .467 .908 10 0
Arky Vaughan SS 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .313 .371 .469 .840 0 3 2B
Johnny Rizzo LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .158 .304 .211 .515 2 0
Maurice Van Robays RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .500 .556 .500 1.056 1 0 GDP
Spud Davis C 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .231 .375 .462 .837 9 1 GDP
   Fern Bell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 .000 .500
Pep Young 2B 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .235 .381 .294 .675 0 2
   Debs Garms 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .269 .321 .577 .898
Lee Handley 3B 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .208 .269 .208 .478 0 0
   Paul Waner 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .444 .400 .844 GDP
Danny MacFayden P 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 0 1
   Joe Schultz 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .222 .444 .667
   Rip Sewell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Lloyd Waner 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .400 .438 .400 .838
   Oad Swigart P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 29 2 5 2 6 3 35 .172 .314 .207 .521 24 8
2B: A Vaughan (3).
TB: A Vaughan 2; L Handley; L Waner; D MacFayden; S Davis.
GIDP: S Davis (2); M Van Robays (1); P Waner (1).
RBI: D MacFayden (1); L Handley (3).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
E: S Davis (1); L Handley (2).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Billy Werber 3B 4 2 2 0 1 0 5 .250 .323 .286 .608 1 1 2B,SB
Lonny Frey 2B 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .240 .321 .280 .601 4 4 2B,SB
Ival Goodman RF 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .261 .393 .609 1.002 0 0 3B
Frank McCormick 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .296 .321 .556 .877 13 0 2B
Ernie Lombardi C 4 1 4 4 0 0 4 .320 .393 .480 .873 4 0 HR
Harry Craft CF 4 1 2 0 0 2 4 .308 .333 .423 .756 2 0
Mike McCormick LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .357 .607 1 0
Eddie Joost SS 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .182 .182 .182 .364 2 6
Gene Thompson P 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 2
Team Totals 36 8 15 7 2 7 38 .417 .447 .639 1.086 27 13
2B: B Werber (1); L Frey (1); F McCormick (4).
3B: I Goodman (1).
HR: E Lombardi (1).
TB: E Lombardi 7; L Frey 3; I Goodman 3; B Werber 3; H Craft 2; F McCormick 2; E Joost 2; M McCormick.
RBI: E Lombardi 4 (5); L Frey (2); E Joost (1); I Goodman (3).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 3. E Joost-L Frey-F McCormick 2; L Frey-E Joost-F McCormick.
E: G Thompson 2 (2).
Baserunning
SB: B Werber (2); L Frey (3).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Danny MacFayden, L (0-1) 3 8 5 3 0 2 1 2.25 15 29
Rip Sewell 3 4 2 2 1 3 0 3.60 13
Oad Swigart 2 3 1 1 1 2 0 6.75 10
Team Totals 8 15 8 6 2 7 1 6.75 38 29

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Gene Thompson, W (2-1) 9 5 2 2 6 3 0 4.00 35 66
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 6 3 0 2.00 35 66
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ziggy Sears, 1B - Tom Dunn, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: 19,337.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         Cincinnati Reds
1 Bob Elliott CF 1 Billy Werber 3B
2 Elbie Fletcher 1B 2 Lonny Frey 2B
3 Arky Vaughan SS 3 Ival Goodman RF
4 Johnny Rizzo LF 4 Frank McCormick 1B
5 Maurice Van Robays RF 5 Ernie Lombardi C
6 Spud Davis C 6 Harry Craft CF
7 Pep Young 2B 7 Mike McCormick LF
8 Lee Handley 3B 8 Eddie Joost SS
9 Danny MacFayden P 9 Gene Thompson P

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