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BAL
@CHW
2
3
BAL
@CHW
3
4
CLE
@DET
10
9
 
(10)
NYY
@PHA
6
1
NYY
@PHA
2
4
 
(8)
BOS
@WSH
1
5
CHC
@CIN
9
2
CHC
@CIN
2
3
PHI
@NYG
0
3
PHI
@NYG
0
5
BRO
@PIT
3
9
BRO
@PIT
4
2
MLN
@STL
6
7
 
(12)
Sunday, April 25, 1954,
, Crosley Field
Attendance: 19,381, Time of Game: 2:12
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cubs
2
4-5
 Lost 1 
5th, 2 GB
at Reds
3
7-5
 Won 1 
2nd, ½ GB
W: Art Fowler (1-0)
L: Howie Pollet (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   1  0  1   0  0  0    2  4  1
Reds            0  0  0   1  1  0   1  0  X    3  7  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Talbot CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .244 .625 -0.158 1.48 0.000 -0.158 -1.2 4 0
Dee Fondy 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .381 .937 0.061 1.28 0.159 -0.097 0.4 6 0 HR
Ralph Kiner LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .303 1.162 -0.112 1.10 0.000 -0.112 -0.8 4 0
Hank Sauer RF 3 1 1 1 1 1 .353 1.211 0.109 0.94 0.158 -0.049 0.7 2 0 HR
   Luis Marquez PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Don Robertson RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Randy Jackson 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.393 -0.110 1.01 0.000 -0.110 -0.7 0 4
Ernie Banks SS 2 0 0 0 2 0 .242 .753 -0.089 1.32 0.026 -0.114 -0.2 0 1
Gene Baker 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .353 1.258 -0.132 1.25 0.000 -0.132 -0.8 3 0
Joe Garagiola C 3 0 1 0 1 0 .545 1.252 0.013 1.18 0.081 -0.068 0.3 5 0
Howie Pollet P 3 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .667 -0.033 1.55 0.027 -0.059 -0.4 0 2
   Warren Hacker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 4 2 4 5 .129 .551 -0.451 1.23 0.451 -0.899 -2.7 24 7
HR: H Sauer (4, off A Fowler; 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out); D Fondy (1, off A Fowler; 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: H Sauer 4; D Fondy 4; H Pollet; J Garagiola.
RBI: D Fondy (6); H Sauer (10).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 2.
Fielding
E: E Banks (3).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chuck Harmon 3B 4 1 2 0 1 0 .250 .675 0.096 0.91 0.143 -0.047 0.9 0 2 2B
Roy McMillan SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .205 .550 -0.149 1.35 0.000 -0.149 -1.3 3 3
Gus Bell CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .288 .770 -0.051 1.13 0.043 -0.094 -0.6 4 0 2B
Jim Greengrass LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .348 1.023 0.087 1.52 0.140 -0.053 0.5 1 0
Ted Kluszewski 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 .250 .797 0.029 1.37 0.075 -0.047 0.1 12 0
Johnny Temple 2B 3 0 2 1 1 0 .364 .893 0.223 2.04 0.262 -0.038 1.4 2 3
Wally Post RF 4 0 1 1 0 1 .209 .803 0.016 1.67 0.153 -0.137 -0.3 0 0 3B
Hobie Landrith C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .250 -0.067 1.21 0.014 -0.081 -0.6 5 0
Art Fowler P 4 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.132 1.21 0.000 -0.132 -1.2 0 3
Team Totals 32 3 7 2 5 4 .219 .668 0.052 1.37 0.830 -0.778 -1.2 27 11
2B: G Bell (2, off H Pollet); C Harmon (1, off H Pollet).
3B: W Post (1, off H Pollet).
TB: W Post 3; C Harmon 3; G Bell 2; J Temple 2; T Kluszewski.
RBI: W Post (11); J Temple (8).
2-out RBI: W Post; J Temple.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 6.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Howie Pollet, L (0-1) 6.2 7 3 2 5 2 0 2.70 33 47 -0.142 1.42 -0.1
Warren Hacker 1.1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 4 3 0 0.092 0.90 1.3
Team Totals 8 7 3 2 5 4 0 2.25 37 47 3 0 -0.050 1.37 1.2

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Art Fowler, W (1-0) 9 4 2 2 4 5 2 1.80 35 72 0.450 1.23 2.7
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 4 5 2 2.00 35 72 0.450 1.23 2.7
Balks: None.
WP: A Fowler (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Jackowski, 1B - Jocko Conlan, 2B - Artie Gore, 3B - Frank Secory.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Cincinnati Reds
1 Bob Talbot CF 1 Chuck Harmon 3B
2 Dee Fondy 1B 2 Roy McMillan SS
3 Ralph Kiner LF 3 Gus Bell CF
4 Hank Sauer RF 4 Jim Greengrass LF
5 Randy Jackson 3B 5 Ted Kluszewski 1B
6 Ernie Banks SS 6 Johnny Temple 2B
7 Gene Baker 2B 7 Wally Post RF
8 Joe Garagiola C 8 Hobie Landrith C
9 Howie Pollet P 9 Art Fowler P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 2-2 2 123 R CIN J. Temple H. Pollet 19% 80% Walk; Bell Scores; Greengrass to 3B; Kluszewski to 2B
t6 1-2 0 --- R CHC D. Fondy A. Fowler -16% 50% Home Run
b4 0-1 2 1-- R CIN W. Post H. Pollet 15% 55% Triple; Kluszewski Scores
b5 1-1 2 --3 R CIN J. Greengrass H. Pollet 13% 68% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Harmon Scores/No RBI/unER
t4 0-0 1 --- R CHC H. Sauer A. Fowler -13% 40% Home Run

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' Art Fowler facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Talbot A. Fowler 2% 52% Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC D. Fondy A. Fowler 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC R. Kiner A. Fowler 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Howie Pollet facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CIN C. Harmon H. Pollet 3% 58% Single
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CIN R. McMillan H. Pollet -3% 55% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CIN G. Bell H. Pollet -3% 52% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CIN J. Greengrass H. Pollet -2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Art Fowler facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHC H. Sauer A. Fowler 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- O CHC R. Jackson A. Fowler 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- CHC E. Banks A. Fowler -1% 53% Walk
t2 0-0 2 1-- O CHC G. Baker A. Fowler 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Howie Pollet facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CIN T. Kluszewski H. Pollet -2% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- CIN J. Temple H. Pollet 3% 55% Single
b2 0-0 1 1-- O CIN W. Post H. Pollet -3% 52% Popfly: 1B
b2 0-0 2 1-- O CIN H. Landrith H. Pollet -2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Art Fowler facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- CHC J. Garagiola A. Fowler -4% 46% Single
t3 0-0 0 1-- O CHC H. Pollet A. Fowler 4% 50% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-0 1 1-- O CHC B. Talbot A. Fowler 3% 53% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 1-- O CHC D. Fondy A. Fowler 3% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Howie Pollet facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O CIN A. Fowler H. Pollet -3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- CIN C. Harmon H. Pollet 3% 56% Walk
b3 0-0 1 1-- O CIN R. McMillan H. Pollet -3% 53% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 0-0 2 1-- O CIN G. Bell H. Pollet -3% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Reds 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Art Fowler facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O CHC R. Kiner A. Fowler 3% 53% Flyball: SS
t4 0-0 1 --- R CHC H. Sauer A. Fowler -13% 40% Home Run
t4 1-0 1 --- O CHC R. Jackson A. Fowler 2% 42% Groundout: P-1B
t4 1-0 2 --- CHC E. Banks A. Fowler -1% 41% Walk
t4 1-0 2 1-- O CHC G. Baker A. Fowler 2% 43% Flyball: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Howie Pollet facing 4-5-6
b4 0-1 0 --- O CIN J. Greengrass H. Pollet -3% 40% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 1 --- CIN T. Kluszewski H. Pollet 3% 43% Walk
b4 0-1 1 1-- O CIN J. Temple H. Pollet -4% 39% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 2 1-- R CIN W. Post H. Pollet 15% 55% Triple; Kluszewski Scores
b4 1-1 2 --3 CIN H. Landrith H. Pollet 1% 56% Walk
b4 1-1 2 1-3 O CIN A. Fowler H. Pollet -6% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 1.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 1-1, Reds' Art Fowler facing 8-9-1
t5 1-1 0 --- O CHC J. Garagiola A. Fowler 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-1 1 --- O CHC H. Pollet A. Fowler 2% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-1 2 --- O CHC B. Talbot A. Fowler 1% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Tied 1-1, Cubs' Howie Pollet facing 1-2-3
b5 1-1 0 --- CIN C. Harmon H. Pollet 8% 65% Double
b5 1-1 0 -2- O CIN R. McMillan H. Pollet -6% 59% Flyball: RF
b5 1-1 1 -2- O CIN G. Bell H. Pollet -4% 55% Groundout: P-1B; Harmon to 3B
b5 1-1 2 --3 R CIN J. Greengrass H. Pollet 13% 68% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Harmon Scores/No RBI/unER
b5 2-1 2 1-- O CIN T. Kluszewski H. Pollet -2% 66% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Reds 2.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Reds' Art Fowler facing 2-3-4
t6 1-2 0 --- R CHC D. Fondy A. Fowler -16% 50% Home Run
t6 2-2 0 --- O CHC R. Kiner A. Fowler 3% 53% Strikeout
t6 2-2 1 --- O CHC H. Sauer A. Fowler 2% 56% Flyball: 1B
t6 2-2 2 --- O CHC R. Jackson A. Fowler 2% 58% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Howie Pollet facing 6-7-8
b6 2-2 0 --- CIN J. Temple H. Pollet 5% 63% Single
b6 2-2 0 1-- O CIN W. Post H. Pollet -5% 58% Flyball: LF
b6 2-2 1 1-- O CIN H. Landrith H. Pollet -4% 54% Flyball: C
b6 2-2 2 1-- O CIN A. Fowler H. Pollet -4% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Reds 2.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Tied 2-2, Reds' Art Fowler facing 6-7-8
t7 2-2 0 --- O CHC E. Banks A. Fowler 4% 54% Flyball: CF
t7 2-2 1 --- O CHC G. Baker A. Fowler 3% 57% Flyball: CF
t7 2-2 2 --- CHC J. Garagiola A. Fowler -2% 55% Walk
t7 2-2 2 1-- CHC H. Pollet A. Fowler -2% 53% Wild Pitch; Garagiola to 2B
t7 2-2 2 -2- CHC H. Pollet A. Fowler -3% 50% Single; Garagiola to 3B
t7 2-2 2 1-3 O CHC B. Talbot A. Fowler 9% 59% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Reds 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Tied 2-2, Cubs' Howie Pollet facing 1-2-3
b7 2-2 0 --- O CIN C. Harmon H. Pollet -4% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 2-2 1 --- O CIN R. McMillan H. Pollet -3% 52% Flyball: LF
b7 2-2 2 --- CIN G. Bell H. Pollet 4% 56% Double
b7 2-2 2 -2- CIN J. Greengrass H. Pollet 1% 57% Walk
b7 2-2 2 12- CIN T. Kluszewski H. Pollet 4% 62% Single; Greengrass to 2B; Bell to 3B
b7 2-2 2 123 R CIN J. Temple H. Pollet 19% 80% Walk; Bell Scores; Greengrass to 3B; Kluszewski to 2B
Warren Hacker replaces Howie Pollet pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-2 2 123 O CIN W. Post W. Hacker -6% 74% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 2, Reds 3.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Reds' Art Fowler facing 2-3-4
t8 2-3 0 --- O CHC D. Fondy A. Fowler 6% 80% Flyball: 2B
t8 2-3 1 --- O CHC R. Kiner A. Fowler 4% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 2-3 2 --- CHC H. Sauer A. Fowler -3% 81% Walk
Luis Marquez pinch runs for Hank Sauer (RF) batting 4th
t8 2-3 2 1-- O CHC R. Jackson A. Fowler 6% 87% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Reds 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 8-9-1
Don Robertson replaces Luis Marquez (PR) playing RF batting 4th
b8 3-2 0 --- O CIN H. Landrith W. Hacker -1% 85% Flyball: LF
b8 3-2 1 --- O CIN A. Fowler W. Hacker -1% 84% Strikeout
b8 3-2 2 --- O CIN C. Harmon W. Hacker -1% 83% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Reds 3.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Reds' Art Fowler facing 6-7-8
t9 2-3 0 --- O CHC E. Banks A. Fowler 7% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 2-3 1 --- O CHC G. Baker A. Fowler 5% 96% Strikeout Looking
t9 2-3 2 --- O CHC J. Garagiola A. Fowler 4% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Reds 3.

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