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Scores
Standings
PHA
@BOS
3
8
PHA
@BOS
3
11
DET
@CHW
7
0
SLB
@CLE
2
1
 
(10)
CHC
@CIN
4
7
CHC
@CIN
5
7
BRO
@NYG
0
2
BSN
@PHI
6
7
PIT
@STL
5
4
Saturday, September 9, 1950, 3:57PM
, Crosley Field
Attendance: 2,933, Time of Game: 2:14
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cubs
5
55-79
 Lost 2 
7th, 27 GB
at Reds
7
56-74
 Won 3 
6th, 24 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  3    5  8  1
Reds            1  0  0   0  6  0   0  0  X    7  9  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Carmen Mauro RF 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .233 .295 .314 .609 0.008 0.48 0.043 -0.035 0.1 0 0
Preston Ward 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .256 .325 .377 .702 -0.030 0.58 0.018 -0.048 0.0 7 0
Bill Serena 3B 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .238 .340 .424 .764 0.042 0.76 0.072 -0.029 0.4 0 1
Hank Sauer LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .281 .356 .526 .882 -0.114 1.04 0.008 -0.123 -1.2 4 0 HR,GDP
Andy Pafko CF 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .321 .414 .626 1.039 -0.016 0.71 0.055 -0.070 0.6 3 0 HR,GDP
Carl Sawatski C 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .186 .284 .203 .487 0.106 0.83 0.116 -0.010 1.0 3 0
Roy Smalley SS 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .222 .291 .404 .695 -0.104 1.14 0.008 -0.112 -0.7 2 3
Wayne Terwilliger 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .233 .301 .352 .652 -0.148 1.08 0.000 -0.148 -1.8 5 2
Johnny Klippstein P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .313 .313 .469 .781 -0.060 1.09 0.000 -0.060 -0.5 0 1
   Doyle Lade P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .324 .343 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 3
   Rube Walker PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .230 .290 .363 .652 -0.007 0.29 0.000 -0.007 -0.2
   Andy Varga P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Phil Cavarretta PH 1 1 1 3 0 0 1 .276 .376 .444 .820 0.008 0.05 0.008 0.000 2.7 HR
Team Totals 32 5 8 5 5 7 37 .250 .351 .531 .883 -0.315 0.80 0.328 -0.642 0.3 24 10
HR: H Sauer (27, off W Ramsdell, 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); A Pafko (33, off W Ramsdell, 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); P Cavarretta (10, off F Smith, 9th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to RF).
TB: H Sauer 4; P Cavarretta 4; A Pafko 4; C Sawatski 2; P Ward; R Smalley; C Mauro.
GIDP: H Sauer (12); A Pafko (9).
RBI: P Cavarretta 3 (31); H Sauer (96); A Pafko (84).
2-out RBI: P Cavarretta 3.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 3. R Smalley-W Terwilliger-P Ward; W Terwilliger-R Smalley; D Lade-R Smalley-P Ward.
E: W Terwilliger (23).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lloyd Merriman CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .261 .335 .359 .694 0.043 0.80 0.089 -0.046 -0.2 2 0 2B
Grady Hatton 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .259 .364 .392 .756 -0.018 0.56 0.013 -0.031 0.5 2 0 2B
Johnny Wyrostek RF 3 2 1 2 1 0 4 .313 .391 .464 .855 0.091 0.51 0.102 -0.011 1.6 0 0 3B
Ted Kluszewski 1B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .316 .354 .551 .905 0.009 0.55 0.035 -0.026 -0.0 8 0
Joe Adcock LF 3 1 2 2 1 0 4 .281 .324 .396 .720 0.158 0.62 0.160 -0.003 2.8 2 0 HR
Johnny Pramesa C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .312 .366 .452 .818 -0.077 0.71 0.001 -0.078 -0.9 7 0
Connie Ryan 2B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .249 .353 .362 .714 -0.045 0.42 0.001 -0.046 -0.8 5 3 GDP
Virgil Stallcup SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .259 .286 .369 .655 0.044 0.57 0.060 -0.016 0.3 1 3 SB,GDP
Willie Ramsdell P 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 .213 .275 .213 .487 -0.020 0.50 0.000 -0.020 -0.5 0 1 2·SH
   Frank Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .059 .059 .059 .118 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ewell Blackwell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .093 .139 .093 .233 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 28 7 9 6 5 3 35 .321 .424 .571 .996 0.185 0.59 0.461 -0.277 2.8 27 7
2B: L Merriman (12, off J Klippstein); G Hatton (14, off D Lade).
3B: J Wyrostek (5, off J Klippstein).
HR: J Adcock (6, off D Lade, 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: W Ramsdell 2 (5, 1 off D Lade, 1 off J Klippstein).
TB: J Adcock 5; J Wyrostek 3; G Hatton 2; L Merriman 2; V Stallcup 2; T Kluszewski; J Pramesa.
GIDP: C Ryan (12); V Stallcup (13).
RBI: J Adcock 2 (44); J Wyrostek 2 (70); T Kluszewski (96); L Merriman (27).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 3. C Ryan-T Kluszewski 2; V Stallcup-C Ryan-T Kluszewski.
Baserunning
SB: V Stallcup (4, 2nd base off J Klippstein/C Sawatski).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Johnny Klippstein, L (1-9) 4.1 5 6 5 4 3 0 5.55 22 30 -0.166 0.87 -2.9
Doyle Lade 2.2 4 1 1 0 0 1 4.83 10 1 1 -0.020 0.08 -0.4
Andy Varga 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.001 0.03 0.5
Team Totals 8 9 7 6 5 3 1 6.75 35 30 1 1 -0.185 0.59 -2.8

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Willie Ramsdell, W (8-12) 7.1 6 2 2 4 6 2 3.82 30 60 0.251 0.89 0.6
Frank Smith, H (2) 1.1 2 3 3 1 0 1 3.72 6 3 0 0.051 0.40 -1.0
Ewell Blackwell, S (4) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.42 1 0 0 0.012 0.46 0.1
Team Totals 9 8 5 5 5 7 3 5.00 37 60 3 0 0.314 0.80 -0.3
Balks: None.
WP: J Klippstein (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lon Warneke, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Lee Ballanfant.
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: 2,933.
Field Condition: Wet.
Start Time Weather: Overcast, No Precipitation.

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 12- R CIN J. Adcock J. Klippstein 11% 65% Single to 2B; Wyrostek Scores/Adv on E4 (throw)/No RBI/unER; Kluszewski to 3B; Adcock to 2B
t2 0-1 1 12- OO CHC W. Terwilliger W. Ramsdell 9% 66% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
b5 2-0 1 1-3 RR CIN J. Wyrostek J. Klippstein 9% 94% Triple to RF; Merriman Scores; Hatton Scores
b5 1-0 1 --3 R CIN L. Merriman J. Klippstein 7% 82% Double to CF; Stallcup Scores
t4 0-1 1 1-- OO CHC A. Pafko W. Ramsdell 7% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Willie Ramsdell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC C. Mauro W. Ramsdell -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CHC P. Ward W. Ramsdell 3% 50% Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CHC B. Serena W. Ramsdell 3% 53% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC H. Sauer W. Ramsdell 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CIN L. Merriman J. Klippstein -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CIN G. Hatton J. Klippstein -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- CIN J. Wyrostek J. Klippstein 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- CIN T. Kluszewski J. Klippstein 2% 54% Walk; Wyrostek to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- R CIN J. Adcock J. Klippstein 11% 65% Single to 2B; Wyrostek Scores/Adv on E4 (throw)/No RBI/unER; Kluszewski to 3B; Adcock to 2B
b1 1-0 2 -23 O CIN J. Pramesa J. Klippstein -5% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Willie Ramsdell facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- CHC A. Pafko W. Ramsdell -4% 56% Walk
t2 0-1 0 1-- CHC C. Sawatski W. Ramsdell -6% 50% Single to RF; Pafko to 2B
t2 0-1 0 12- O CHC R. Smalley W. Ramsdell 6% 56% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-1 1 12- OO CHC W. Terwilliger W. Ramsdell 9% 66% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- O CIN C. Ryan J. Klippstein -2% 64% Strikeout Looking
b2 1-0 1 --- O CIN V. Stallcup J. Klippstein -1% 62% Flyball: LF
b2 1-0 2 --- O CIN W. Ramsdell J. Klippstein -1% 61% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Willie Ramsdell facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- O CHC J. Klippstein W. Ramsdell 3% 64% Strikeout
t3 0-1 1 --- O CHC C. Mauro W. Ramsdell 2% 66% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O CHC P. Ward W. Ramsdell 1% 67% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- O CIN L. Merriman J. Klippstein -2% 65% Flyball: CF
b3 1-0 1 --- O CIN G. Hatton J. Klippstein -2% 63% Flyball: LF
b3 1-0 2 --- O CIN J. Wyrostek J. Klippstein -1% 62% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Willie Ramsdell facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- CHC B. Serena W. Ramsdell -5% 58% Walk
t4 0-1 0 1-- O CHC H. Sauer W. Ramsdell 4% 62% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-1 1 1-- OO CHC A. Pafko W. Ramsdell 7% 68% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- O CIN T. Kluszewski J. Klippstein -2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- CIN J. Adcock J. Klippstein 2% 69% Walk
b4 1-0 1 1-- O CIN J. Pramesa J. Klippstein -3% 66% Flyball: 2B
b4 1-0 2 1-- O CIN C. Ryan J. Klippstein -2% 64% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 1.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Reds' Willie Ramsdell facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- CHC C. Sawatski W. Ramsdell -5% 59% Single to RF
t5 0-1 0 1-- O CHC R. Smalley W. Ramsdell 5% 63% Strikeout
t5 0-1 1 1-- O CHC W. Terwilliger W. Ramsdell 4% 67% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 0-1 2 1-- O CHC J. Klippstein W. Ramsdell 3% 71% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 8-9-1
b5 1-0 0 --- CIN V. Stallcup J. Klippstein 3% 74% Single to RF
b5 1-0 0 1-- CIN W. Ramsdell J. Klippstein 3% 77% Stallcup Steals 2B
b5 1-0 0 -2- O CIN W. Ramsdell J. Klippstein -1% 76% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Stallcup to 3B
b5 1-0 1 --3 R CIN L. Merriman J. Klippstein 7% 82% Double to CF; Stallcup Scores
b5 2-0 1 -2- CIN G. Hatton J. Klippstein 2% 85% Wild Pitch; Merriman to 3B
b5 2-0 1 --3 CIN G. Hatton J. Klippstein 1% 85% Walk
b5 2-0 1 1-3 RR CIN J. Wyrostek J. Klippstein 9% 94% Triple to RF; Merriman Scores; Hatton Scores
b5 4-0 1 --3 R CIN T. Kluszewski J. Klippstein 2% 96% Single to CF; Wyrostek Scores
Doyle Lade replaces Johnny Klippstein pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-0 1 1-- RR CIN J. Adcock D. Lade 3% 99% Home Run; Kluszewski Scores
b5 7-0 1 --- CIN J. Pramesa D. Lade 0% 99% Single to CF
b5 7-0 1 1-- OO CIN C. Ryan D. Lade -0% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
6 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 7.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-7, Reds' Willie Ramsdell facing 1-2-3
t6 0-7 0 --- O CHC C. Mauro W. Ramsdell 0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 0-7 1 --- O CHC P. Ward W. Ramsdell 0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 0-7 2 --- O CHC B. Serena W. Ramsdell 0% 99% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Ahead 7-0, Cubs' Doyle Lade facing 8-9-1
b6 7-0 0 --- CIN V. Stallcup D. Lade 0% 99% Single to LF
b6 7-0 0 1-- O CIN W. Ramsdell D. Lade -0% 99% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Stallcup to 2B
b6 7-0 1 -2- OO CIN L. Merriman D. Lade -0% 99% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 7.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-7, Reds' Willie Ramsdell facing 4-5-6
t7 0-7 0 --- R CHC H. Sauer W. Ramsdell -1% 98% Home Run
t7 1-7 0 --- R CHC A. Pafko W. Ramsdell -2% 97% Home Run
t7 2-7 0 --- O CHC C. Sawatski W. Ramsdell 1% 98% Flyball: CF
t7 2-7 1 --- O CHC R. Smalley W. Ramsdell 1% 98% Flyball: CF
t7 2-7 2 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger W. Ramsdell 0% 99% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Reds 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Ahead 7-2, Cubs' Doyle Lade facing 2-3-4
b7 7-2 0 --- CIN G. Hatton D. Lade 0% 99% Double to CF
b7 7-2 0 -2- O CIN J. Wyrostek D. Lade -0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Hatton to 3B
b7 7-2 1 --3 O CIN T. Kluszewski D. Lade -0% 98% Lineout: 1B
b7 7-2 2 --3 O CIN J. Adcock D. Lade -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Reds 7.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-7, Reds' Willie Ramsdell facing 9-1-2
Rube Walker pinch hits for Doyle Lade (P) batting 9th
t8 2-7 0 --- O CHC R. Walker W. Ramsdell 1% 99% Flyball: SS
t8 2-7 1 --- CHC C. Mauro W. Ramsdell -1% 98% Single to RF
t8 2-7 1 1-- CHC P. Ward W. Ramsdell -2% 96% Single to RF; Mauro to 3B
t8 2-7 1 1-3 CHC B. Serena W. Ramsdell -3% 94% Walk; Ward to 2B
Frank Smith replaces Willie Ramsdell pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-7 1 123 OO CHC H. Sauer F. Smith 6% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Reds 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 7-2, Cubs' Andy Varga facing 6-7-8
Andy Varga replaces Rube Walker (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 7-2 0 --- O CIN J. Pramesa A. Varga -0% 99% Flyball: LF
b8 7-2 1 --- CIN C. Ryan A. Varga 0% 99% Walk
b8 7-2 1 1-- OO CIN V. Stallcup A. Varga -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Reds 7.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-7, Reds' Frank Smith facing 5-6-7
t9 2-7 0 --- O CHC A. Pafko F. Smith 0% 100% Flyball: 1B
t9 2-7 1 --- CHC C. Sawatski F. Smith -0% 99% Walk
t9 2-7 1 1-- CHC R. Smalley F. Smith -1% 99% Single to CF; Sawatski to 2B
t9 2-7 1 12- O CHC W. Terwilliger F. Smith 1% 100% Foul Flyball: LF
Phil Cavarretta pinch hits for Andy Varga (P) batting 9th
t9 2-7 2 12- RRR CHC P. Cavarretta F. Smith -1% 99% Home Run; Sawatski Scores; Smalley Scores
Ewell Blackwell replaces Frank Smith pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-7 2 --- O CHC C. Mauro E. Blackwell 1% 100% Strikeout
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 5, Reds 7.

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