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Scores
Standings
CLE
@CHW
6
2
CLE
@CHW
8
0
PHA
@NYY
5
3
 
(10)
PHA
@NYY
5
3
DET
@SLB
3
1
BOS
@WSH
4
5
BOS
@WSH
8
7
BRO
@BSN
4
2
CHC
@CIN
7
6
CHC
@CIN
0
5
NYG
@PHI
1
8
NYG
@PHI
5
7
STL
@PIT
8
3
STL
@PIT
4
5
Sunday, August 15, 1948,
, Crosley Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:13
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cubs
7
43-63
 Won 2 
8th, 18½ GB
at Reds
6
45-62
 Lost 5 
7th, 16 GB
W: Jess Dobernic (6-1)
L: Harry Gumbert (7-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            2  1  2   0  0  0   0  0  2    7 12  1
Reds            0  0  0   1  0  3   2  0  0    6 10  2

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Emil Verban 2B 5 2 2 1 0 0 .273 .641 2 5 2B
Eddie Waitkus 1B 5 2 2 0 0 0 .315 .819 7 0 2B
Hal Jeffcoat CF 4 1 2 0 1 1 .281 .659 1 0 SB
Phil Cavarretta LF 5 0 4 3 0 0 .244 .667 4 1 SB
Bill Nicholson RF 3 0 0 0 2 1 .258 .834 3 1
Hank Schenz 3B 5 1 0 1 0 0 .265 .645 1 0 SB
Bob Scheffing C 4 0 1 1 0 0 .300 .777 5 0 GDP
Roy Smalley SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 .169 .445 4 4
Russ Meyer P 3 0 0 0 0 3 .102 .204 0 1
   Hank Borowy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .706 0 0
   Bob Chipman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .657 0 0
   Emil Kush P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .397 0 0
   Peanuts Lowrey 1 0 0 0 0 0 .317 .742
   Jess Dobernic P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .571 0 0
Team Totals 39 7 12 6 3 5 .308 .716 27 12
2B: E Verban (9); E Waitkus (26).
TB: P Cavarretta 4; E Waitkus 3; E Verban 3; H Jeffcoat 2; R Smalley; B Scheffing.
GIDP: B Scheffing (5).
RBI: P Cavarretta 3 (24); B Scheffing (33); E Verban (12); H Schenz (12).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Smalley-E Verban-E Waitkus.
E: R Smalley (24).
Baserunning
SB: H Jeffcoat (7); H Schenz (2); P Cavarretta (2).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Frank Baumholtz RF 4 1 1 1 1 0 .302 .740 3 0
Benny Zientara 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .172 .424 0 2
   Augie Galan 0 0 0 0 1 0 .279 .932
   Harry Gumbert P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .053 0 1
Bobby Adams 3B 4 1 1 1 1 1 .281 .741 2 3
Danny Litwhiler LF 5 1 3 1 0 0 .296 .885 2 0 2·2B
Johnny Wyrostek CF 4 1 1 2 1 1 .288 .842 0 0 2B
Ray Lamanno C 5 0 1 1 0 1 .263 .652 7 0
Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .747 10 0
Virgil Stallcup SS 3 1 2 0 1 1 .232 .577 3 3 2B
Herm Wehmeier P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .225 0 2
   Howie Fox P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .186 .432 0 0 GDP
   Grady Hatton 1 0 1 0 0 0 .258 .749 2B
   Johnny Vander Meer 0 1 0 0 0 0 .140 .424
   Claude Corbitt 2B 0 0 0 0 1 0 .263 .622 0 2 SB
Team Totals 36 6 10 6 6 4 .278 .798 27 13
2B: G Hatton (16); V Stallcup (20); D Litwhiler 2 (16); J Wyrostek (15).
TB: D Litwhiler 5; V Stallcup 3; G Hatton 2; J Wyrostek 2; F Baumholtz; R Lamanno; B Adams.
GIDP: H Fox (3).
RBI: J Wyrostek 2 (52); F Baumholtz (27); R Lamanno (23); D Litwhiler (40); B Adams (12).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Zientara-V Stallcup-T Kluszewski.
E: C Corbitt (7); H Wehmeier (3).
Baserunning
SB: C Corbitt (4).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Russ Meyer 5.2 6 4 4 2 1 0 3.50 23 40
Hank Borowy 0.1 3 2 2 0 0 0 4.89 4
Bob Chipman 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.86 1
Emil Kush 0.2 1 0 0 2 1 0 4.35 5
Jess Dobernic, W (6-1) 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 2.66 9
Team Totals 9 10 6 6 6 4 0 6.00 42 40

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Herm Wehmeier 2.2 7 5 4 0 3 0 5.26 16 29
Howie Fox 4.1 2 0 0 3 2 0 5.14 17
Harry Gumbert, L (7-6) 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 3.18 9
Team Totals 9 12 7 6 3 5 0 6.00 42 29
Balks: None.
WP: R Meyer (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Beans Reardon, 1B - Lou Jorda, 2B - (none), 3B - Larry Goetz.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

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