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@BOS
4
9
MIN
@CHW
4
0
DET
@CLE
2
4
BAL
@KCA
7
5
 
(12)
NYY
@LAA
8
6
 
(10)
SFG
@CIN
14
0
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@PIT
6
7
LAD
@STL
7
8
Wednesday, August 23, 1961,
, Crosley Field
Attendance: 20,827, Time of Game: 2:39
Giants
14
68-51
 Won 6 
3rd, 4 GB
at Reds
0
75-50
 Lost 4 
1st
W: Juan Marichal (13-7)
L: Joey Jay (18-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  1 12   14 13  2
Reds            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  3

San Francisco Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joey Amalfitano 2B 4 2 1 1 1 0 .263 .667 0.091 0.56 0.115 -0.023 2.2 3 3 HR
Jim Davenport 3B 5 1 1 3 0 0 .264 .751 -0.105 0.85 0.002 -0.108 1.1 2 2 HR
Willie McCovey 1B 4 2 2 0 1 1 .263 .814 0.018 0.45 0.049 -0.031 0.7 8 0 2B
Willie Mays CF 5 1 1 2 0 2 .316 1.017 -0.063 0.49 0.016 -0.079 1.3 4 0 HR,GDP
Orlando Cepeda RF-LF 5 3 3 1 0 2 .317 .969 0.040 0.57 0.086 -0.045 1.3 3 0 HR,2B
Ed Bailey LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .769 -0.076 0.81 0.000 -0.076 -0.8 1 0
   Felipe Alou RF 2 2 1 1 0 0 .274 .793 0.010 0.03 0.010 0.000 1.2 0 0 HR
John Orsino C 4 1 1 3 0 0 .271 .781 -0.009 0.43 0.014 -0.023 2.5 4 0 HR,HBP
Jose Pagan SS 5 1 2 1 0 1 .268 .672 0.056 0.75 0.103 -0.047 0.5 2 3
Juan Marichal P 4 1 1 0 0 0 .130 .302 -0.057 0.60 0.001 -0.058 -0.6 0 1
Team Totals 41 14 13 12 2 6 .317 1.169 -0.095 0.58 0.396 -0.490 9.4 27 9
2B: O Cepeda (24, off J Jay); W McCovey (11, off J Jay).
HR: O Cepeda (36, off J Jay; 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep CF); J Orsino (2, off B Henry; 9th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep LF); W Mays (34, off B Henry; 9th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF); J Davenport (8, off J Brosnan; 9th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep CF); J Amalfitano (2, off J Jay; 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); F Alou (15, off J Jay; 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
HBP: J Orsino (1, by J Jay).
TB: O Cepeda 7; J Davenport 4; J Orsino 4; J Amalfitano 4; W Mays 4; F Alou 4; W McCovey 3; J Pagan 2; J Marichal.
GIDP: W Mays (11).
RBI: J Orsino 3 (8); J Davenport 3 (46); W Mays 2 (97); J Pagan (34); O Cepeda (114); J Amalfitano (22); F Alou (35).
2-out RBI: J Davenport 3; J Orsino 3; W Mays 2.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Pagan-W McCovey.
E: J Orsino (3); J Pagan (11).

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Kasko SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .275 .662 -0.074 0.71 0.000 -0.074 -0.3 1 5
Don Blasingame 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .575 -0.087 0.85 0.000 -0.087 -0.9 4 1
Vada Pinson CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .335 .863 -0.061 0.60 0.000 -0.061 -0.6 1 0
Frank Robinson RF 3 0 1 0 0 1 .338 1.066 0.004 1.10 0.054 -0.050 0.0 5 0
Jerry Lynch LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .330 1.139 -0.067 1.54 0.028 -0.095 -0.3 1 0
Gordy Coleman 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .834 -0.047 1.43 0.054 -0.101 -0.6 8 0 GDP
Gene Freese 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .799 -0.120 1.57 0.000 -0.120 -0.8 0 2
Darrell Johnson C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .244 .572 -0.060 1.17 0.000 -0.060 -0.4 6 0
   Gus Bell PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .639 -0.043 1.52 0.000 -0.043 -0.2
   Jerry Zimmerman C 0 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .490 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Joey Jay P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .093 .239 -0.042 0.82 0.000 -0.042 -0.3 0 0
   Jim Brosnan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .258 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bill Henry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Wally Post PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .930 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2
Team Totals 30 0 3 0 0 1 .100 .200 -0.597 1.04 0.136 -0.733 -4.6 27 8
TB: F Robinson; E Kasko; J Lynch.
GIDP: G Coleman (7).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Kasko-D Blasingame-G Coleman.
E: G Freese 2 (17); D Blasingame (15).

San Francisco Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Juan Marichal, W (13-7) 9 3 0 0 0 1 0 3.42 30 82 0.596 1.04 4.6
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 30 82 0.596 1.04 4.6

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joey Jay, L (18-8) 8.1 6 5 5 2 5 3 3.15 33 54 0.103 0.77 -0.7
Jim Brosnan 0.1 4 5 0 0 0 1 2.61 6 0 0 -0.007 0.03 -4.0
Bill Henry 0.1 3 4 0 0 1 2 2.66 5 1 1 0.000 0.00 -4.8
Team Totals 9 13 14 5 2 6 6 5.00 44 54 1 1 0.096 0.58 -9.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Jay (4; J Orsino).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Bill Jackowski, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Shag Crawford.
Time of Game: 2:39.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

San Francisco Giants         Cincinnati Reds
1 Joey Amalfitano 2B 1 Eddie Kasko SS
2 Jim Davenport 3B 2 Don Blasingame 2B
3 Willie McCovey 1B 3 Vada Pinson CF
4 Willie Mays CF 4 Frank Robinson RF
5 Orlando Cepeda RF 5 Jerry Lynch LF
6 Ed Bailey LF 6 Gordy Coleman 1B
7 John Orsino C 7 Gene Freese 3B
8 Jose Pagan SS 8 Darrell Johnson C
9 Juan Marichal P 9 Joey Jay P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 1-0 1 12- R SFG J. Pagan J. Jay 10% 88% Single; Cepeda Scores; Orsino to 2B
t1 0-0 0 --- R SFG J. Amalfitano J. Jay 10% 60% Home Run (Deep LF)
t8 1-0 0 --- SFG O. Cepeda J. Jay 6% 81% Double
t7 1-0 1 1-- OO SFG W. Mays J. Jay -6% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b2 0-1 1 1-- OO CIN G. Coleman J. Marichal 6% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Joey Jay facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- R SFG J. Amalfitano J. Jay 10% 60% Home Run (Deep LF)
t1 1-0 0 --- O SFG J. Davenport J. Jay -2% 58% Flyball: RF
t1 1-0 1 --- O SFG W. McCovey J. Jay -1% 56% Flyball: RF
t1 1-0 2 --- O SFG W. Mays J. Jay -1% 55% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Juan Marichal facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CIN E. Kasko J. Marichal 2% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- O CIN D. Blasingame J. Marichal 2% 59% Popfly: C
b1 0-1 2 --- O CIN V. Pinson J. Marichal 1% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Joey Jay facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- O SFG O. Cepeda J. Jay -2% 58% Strikeout
t2 1-0 1 --- O SFG E. Bailey J. Jay -1% 57% Popfly: 2B
t2 1-0 2 --- O SFG J. Orsino J. Jay -1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Juan Marichal facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O CIN F. Robinson J. Marichal 3% 58% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 1 --- CIN J. Lynch J. Marichal -3% 55% Single
b2 0-1 1 1-- OO CIN G. Coleman J. Marichal 6% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Joey Jay facing 8-9-1
t3 1-0 0 --- O SFG J. Pagan J. Jay -2% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 1-0 1 --- O SFG J. Marichal J. Jay -2% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- O SFG J. Amalfitano J. Jay -1% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Juan Marichal facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- O CIN G. Freese J. Marichal 3% 59% Popfly: SS
b3 0-1 1 --- O CIN D. Johnson J. Marichal 2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- O CIN J. Jay J. Marichal 1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 4th, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Joey Jay facing 2-3-4
t4 1-0 0 --- O SFG J. Davenport J. Jay -2% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- O SFG W. McCovey J. Jay -2% 58% Strikeout
t4 1-0 2 --- O SFG W. Mays J. Jay -1% 57% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Juan Marichal facing 1-2-3
b4 0-1 0 --- O CIN E. Kasko J. Marichal 3% 60% Popfly: 3B
b4 0-1 1 --- O CIN D. Blasingame J. Marichal 2% 62% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 2 --- O CIN V. Pinson J. Marichal 1% 64% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 5th, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Joey Jay facing 5-6-7
t5 1-0 0 --- O SFG O. Cepeda J. Jay -2% 61% Strikeout
t5 1-0 1 --- O SFG E. Bailey J. Jay -2% 60% Flyball: LF
t5 1-0 2 --- O SFG J. Orsino J. Jay -1% 58% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Juan Marichal facing 4-5-6
b5 0-1 0 --- CIN F. Robinson J. Marichal -5% 53% Single
b5 0-1 0 1-- O CIN J. Lynch J. Marichal 5% 58% Flyball: CF
b5 0-1 1 1-- O CIN G. Coleman J. Marichal 4% 62% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b5 0-1 2 1-- O CIN G. Freese J. Marichal 4% 66% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Joey Jay facing 8-9-1
t6 1-0 0 --- O SFG J. Pagan J. Jay -3% 63% Flyball: RF
t6 1-0 1 --- O SFG J. Marichal J. Jay -2% 62% Flyball: RF
t6 1-0 2 --- O SFG J. Amalfitano J. Jay -1% 60% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Juan Marichal facing 8-9-1
b6 0-1 0 --- O CIN D. Johnson J. Marichal 4% 64% Flyball: CF
b6 0-1 1 --- O CIN J. Jay J. Marichal 3% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 0-1 2 --- O CIN E. Kasko J. Marichal 2% 69% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Joey Jay facing 2-3-4
t7 1-0 0 --- O SFG J. Davenport J. Jay -3% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-0 1 --- SFG W. McCovey J. Jay 3% 69% Walk
t7 1-0 1 1-- OO SFG W. Mays J. Jay -6% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Juan Marichal facing 2-3-4
b7 0-1 0 --- O CIN D. Blasingame J. Marichal 5% 68% Flyball: RF
b7 0-1 1 --- O CIN V. Pinson J. Marichal 4% 72% Popfly: C
b7 0-1 2 --- O CIN F. Robinson J. Marichal 2% 74% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Reds 0.
Top of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Reds' Joey Jay facing 5-6-7
t8 1-0 0 --- SFG O. Cepeda J. Jay 6% 81% Double
t8 1-0 0 -2- O SFG E. Bailey J. Jay -4% 77% Popfly: SS
t8 1-0 1 -2- SFG J. Orsino J. Jay 1% 78% Hit By Pitch
t8 1-0 1 12- R SFG J. Pagan J. Jay 10% 88% Single; Cepeda Scores; Orsino to 2B
t8 2-0 1 12- O SFG J. Marichal J. Jay -2% 86% Foul Flyball: C
t8 2-0 2 12- SFG J. Amalfitano J. Jay 1% 87% Walk; Orsino to 3B; Pagan to 2B
t8 2-0 2 123 O SFG J. Davenport J. Jay -4% 83% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Giants 2, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-2, Giants' Juan Marichal facing 5-6-7
Orlando Cepeda moves from RF to LF
Felipe Alou replaces Ed Bailey (LF) playing RF batting 6th
b8 0-2 0 --- O CIN J. Lynch J. Marichal 4% 88% Flyball: LF
b8 0-2 1 --- CIN G. Coleman J. Marichal -5% 82% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b8 0-2 1 1-- O CIN G. Freese J. Marichal 6% 88% Popfly: C
Gus Bell pinch hits for Darrell Johnson (C) batting 8th
b8 0-2 2 1-- O CIN G. Bell J. Marichal 4% 92% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Giants 2, Reds 0.
Top of the 9th, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-0, Reds' Joey Jay facing 3-4-5
Jerry Zimmerman replaces Gus Bell (PH) playing C batting 8th
t9 2-0 0 --- SFG W. McCovey J. Jay 2% 95% Double
t9 2-0 0 -2- RO SFG W. Mays J. Jay 2% 96% Popfly: 2B; McCovey Scores/Adv on E4 (throw)/No RBI
t9 3-0 1 --- R SFG O. Cepeda J. Jay 2% 98% Home Run (Deep CF)
t9 4-0 1 --- R SFG F. Alou J. Jay 1% 99% Home Run (Deep LF)
Jim Brosnan replaces Joey Jay pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-0 1 --- O SFG J. Orsino J. Brosnan -0% 99% Flyball: CF
t9 5-0 2 --- SFG J. Pagan J. Brosnan 0% 99% Single to CF
t9 5-0 2 1-- SFG J. Marichal J. Brosnan 0% 99% Single to CF; Pagan to 2B
t9 5-0 2 12- R SFG J. Amalfitano J. Brosnan 0% 100% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Pagan Scores/No RBI/unER; Marichal to 3B
t9 6-0 2 1-3 RRR SFG J. Davenport J. Brosnan 0% 100% Inside-the-park Home Run to CF (Deep CF); Marichal Scores/unER; Amalfitano Scores/unER; Davenport Scores/unER
t9 9-0 2 --- SFG W. McCovey J. Brosnan 0% 100% Single to CF
Bill Henry replaces Jim Brosnan pitching and batting 9th
t9 9-0 2 1-- RR SFG W. Mays B. Henry 0% 100% Home Run (Deep LF); McCovey Scores/unER; Mays Scores/unER
t9 11-0 2 --- SFG O. Cepeda B. Henry 0% 100% Single to CF
t9 11-0 2 1-- SFG F. Alou B. Henry 0% 100% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Cepeda to 2B
t9 11-0 2 12- RRR SFG J. Orsino B. Henry 0% 100% Home Run (Deep LF); Cepeda Scores/unER; Alou Scores/unER; Orsino Scores/unER
t9 14-0 2 --- O SFG J. Pagan B. Henry 0% 100% Strikeout
12 runs, 10 hits, 3 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 14, Reds 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-14, Giants' Juan Marichal facing 9-1-2
Wally Post pinch hits for Bill Henry (P) batting 9th
b9 0-14 0 --- O CIN W. Post J. Marichal 0% 100% Reached on E2 (Pop Fly); Post out at 2B/P-2B
b9 0-14 1 --- CIN E. Kasko J. Marichal 0% 100% Single to LF
b9 0-14 1 1-- O CIN D. Blasingame J. Marichal 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b9 0-14 2 1-- O CIN V. Pinson J. Marichal 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Giants 14, Reds 0.

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