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Scores
Standings
CLE
@CHW
1
11
CLE
@CHW
2
3
DET
@SLB
9
3
DET
@SLB
3
1
CHC
@CIN
10
8
 
(18)
CHC
@CIN
1
2
 
(5)
NYG
@PHI
3
2
 
(10)
NYG
@PHI
2
0
STL
@PIT
4
3
STL
@PIT
2
1
 
(8)
Sunday, August 9, 1942,
, Crosley Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 4:58
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cubs
10
50-60
 Won 2 
6th, 26 GB
at Reds
8
56-50
 Lost 2 
3rd, 17 GB
W: Hi Bithorn (7-8)
L: Elmer Riddle (5-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11 12  13 14 15  16 17 18    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            3  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0   2  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  2   10 19  2
Reds            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  4   2  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    8 20  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Lou Stringer 2B 7 3 1 0 3 1 10 .238 .293 .361 .654 6 3
Stan Hack 3B 5 3 5 1 4 0 10 .290 .405 .417 .822 5 5 2B,SH
Lou Novikoff LF 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 .311 .348 .444 .791 1 0 HBP
   Dom Dallessandro LF 4 0 2 2 2 0 6 .261 .365 .418 .783 5 0 2B
Phil Cavarretta 1B 5 2 2 2 4 0 10 .251 .364 .343 .707 18 3 SH
Bill Nicholson RF 9 0 3 1 1 1 10 .277 .366 .420 .786 4 0 SB
Clyde McCullough C 10 0 2 2 0 1 10 .279 .337 .408 .744 6 0
Charlie Gilbert CF 8 0 1 0 0 1 9 .201 .301 .279 .580 4 1 SH
Bobby Sturgeon SS 8 0 2 0 0 0 8 .246 .258 .311 .570 5 5 2·2B
   Rip Russell 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .238 .272 .357 .630
   Lennie Merullo SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .292 .303 .595 0 1
Claude Passeau P 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .167 .167 .256 .423 0 0
   Bill Fleming P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .038 .038 .038 .077 0 0
   Tot Pressnell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .750 1.000 1.750 0 0
   Dick Errickson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .105 .105 .105 .211 0 1
   Vern Olsen P 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .237 .293 .263 .556 0 0
   Hi Bithorn P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .231 .171 .402 0 0
Team Totals 68 10 19 8 15 7 87 .279 .417 .338 .755 54 19
2B: S Hack (32); D Dallessandro (7); B Sturgeon 2 (4).
SH: S Hack (8); P Cavarretta (8); C Gilbert (2).
HBP: L Novikoff (3).
TB: S Hack 6; B Sturgeon 4; D Dallessandro 3; B Nicholson 3; C McCullough 2; P Cavarretta 2; L Novikoff; L Stringer; C Gilbert.
RBI: C McCullough 2 (24); P Cavarretta 2 (36); D Dallessandro 2 (22); S Hack (32); B Nicholson (52).
Team LOB: 23.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Sturgeon-L Stringer-P Cavarretta; S Hack-L Stringer-P Cavarretta.
E: L Stringer (24); B Sturgeon (2).
Baserunning
SB: B Nicholson (7).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Gee Walker CF 10 1 2 1 0 1 10 .229 .298 .324 .623 8 0 2B
Eddie Joost SS 9 0 4 4 1 0 10 .230 .299 .333 .631 3 6 2B,GDP
Max Marshall RF 8 0 3 0 1 0 9 .272 .319 .353 .673 3 0
Frank McCormick 1B 6 1 0 0 1 0 9 .255 .311 .375 .686 23 0 HBP,SH
Eric Tipton LF 8 0 1 0 1 1 9 .237 .275 .395 .670 3 1
Bert Haas 3B 9 2 5 0 0 0 9 .256 .336 .344 .681 5 3 GDP
Lonny Frey 2B 7 1 2 0 2 0 9 .255 .385 .326 .711 1 5
Dick West C 8 2 3 2 0 1 9 .172 .238 .259 .497 8 1 2B,SB,SH
Bucky Walters P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .205 .216 .329 .545 0 2
   Frankie Kelleher 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .107 .219 .107 .326
   Gene Thompson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .318 .375 .318 .693 0 2
   Ival Goodman 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .229 .316 .319 .635
   Johnny Vander Meer 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .176 .089 .265
   Clyde Shoun P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .444 0 1
   Dee Phillips 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .125 .125 .250
   Joe Beggs P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Mike McCormick 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .254 .319 .341 .660
   Ray Starr P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .067 .125 .083 .208 0 1
   Al Lakeman 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .182 .308 .182 .490
   Elmer Riddle P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .302 .318 .326 .644 0 0
Team Totals 71 8 20 7 9 3 83 .282 .370 .324 .694 54 22
2B: G Walker (16); E Joost (24); D West (2).
SH: F McCormick (2); D West (1).
HBP: F McCormick (1).
TB: B Haas 5; E Joost 5; D West 4; M Marshall 3; G Walker 3; L Frey 2; E Tipton.
GIDP: B Haas (6); E Joost (3).
RBI: E Joost 4 (33); D West 2 (7); G Walker (45).
Team LOB: 21.
Baserunning
SB: D West (1).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Claude Passeau 8.2 9 4 0 2 2 0 2.58 38 58
Bill Fleming 0.1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2.55 2
Tot Pressnell 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.59 4
Dick Errickson 0.2 2 0 0 1 0 0 4.99 5
Vern Olsen 1.1 3 2 2 0 1 0 4.50 7
Hi Bithorn, W (7-8) 6.1 4 0 0 6 0 0 4.00 27
Team Totals 18 20 8 4 9 3 0 2.00 83 58

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bucky Walters 7 9 4 4 5 4 0 2.84 36 42
Gene Thompson 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 2.71 8
Clyde Shoun 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 1.84 6
Joe Beggs 2 2 2 2 1 1 0 1.87 9
Ray Starr 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 2.48 16
Elmer Riddle, L (5-8) 2 3 2 2 3 2 0 3.66 12
Team Totals 18 19 10 10 15 7 0 5.00 87 42
Balks: None.
WP: G Thompson (2).
HBP: B Fleming (2); B Walters (4).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Stewart, 1B - Tom Dunn, 2B - (none), 3B - Ziggy Sears.
Time of Game: 4:58.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Cincinnati Reds
1 Lou Stringer 2B 1 Gee Walker CF
2 Stan Hack 3B 2 Eddie Joost SS
3 Lou Novikoff LF 3 Max Marshall RF
4 Phil Cavarretta 1B 4 Frank McCormick 1B
5 Bill Nicholson RF 5 Eric Tipton LF
6 Clyde McCullough C 6 Bert Haas 3B
7 Charlie Gilbert CF 7 Lonny Frey 2B
8 Bobby Sturgeon SS 8 Dick West C
9 Claude Passeau P 9 Bucky Walters P

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