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Standings
CHW
@BOS
3
8
MIN
@DET
4
3
WSA
@KCA
10
6
CLE
@LAA
5
8
BAL
@NYY
4
0
CIN
@CHC
4
3
STL
@MLN
6
2
SFG
@PHI
8
5
SFG
@PHI
3
4
LAD
@PIT
6
4
Friday, July 28, 1961,
, County Stadium
Attendance: 19,889, Time of Game: 2:47
Cardinals
6
46-50
 Won 1 
6th, 14 GB
at Braves
2
48-47
 Lost 3 
4th, 11½ GB
W: Larry Jackson (6-8)
L: Bob Hendley (3-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       1  0  2   0  1  0   2  0  0    6  9  1
Braves          0  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    2  6  2

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Julian Javier 2B 4 2 1 0 1 1 5 .301 .350 .369 .719 0.242 0.77 0.243 -0.001 2.4 3 2 SB
Bob Lillis SS 5 2 2 3 0 0 5 .235 .275 .259 .534 0.045 1.04 0.154 -0.109 0.6 3 3 SB,GDP
Bill White 1B 2 1 1 1 2 0 4 .308 .379 .478 .857 0.141 0.81 0.154 -0.013 1.4 7 0 2B
Ken Boyer 3B 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .321 .389 .519 .908 0.062 0.79 0.181 -0.119 0.3 0 3 3B,CS,GDP
Charlie James LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .291 .324 .402 .726 -0.081 0.75 0.000 -0.081 -1.1 4 0
Don Taussig CF-RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .309 .347 .489 .836 -0.049 0.55 0.003 -0.053 -0.4 1 0
Ed Olivares RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.033 0.40 0.004 -0.037 -0.1 1 0
   Curt Flood PR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .377 .388 .765 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jimmie Schaffer C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .287 .311 .368 .679 -0.019 0.31 0.009 -0.029 -0.9 8 1 GDP
Larry Jackson P 4 1 1 0 0 3 4 .175 .195 .300 .495 0.008 0.56 0.041 -0.033 -0.3 0 1
Team Totals 34 6 9 6 4 5 38 .265 .342 .353 .695 0.316 0.70 0.789 -0.475 1.8 27 10
2B: B White (18, off B Hendley).
3B: K Boyer (6, off B Hendley).
TB: K Boyer 4; B White 2; B Lillis 2; J Javier; L Jackson; J Schaffer; E Olivares.
GIDP: J Schaffer (3); K Boyer (8); B Lillis (5).
RBI: B Lillis 3 (21); K Boyer 2 (60); B White (51).
2-out RBI: K Boyer 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
E: J Javier (8).
Baserunning
SB: B Lillis (2, 2nd base off B Hendley/J Torre); J Javier (8, 2nd base off T Cloninger/J Torre).
CS: K Boyer (2, 2nd base by T Cloninger/J Torre).

Milwaukee Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mack Jones CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .263 .349 .355 .704 -0.043 0.84 0.026 -0.070 -0.2 1 0
Frank Bolling 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .290 .354 .441 .796 -0.071 0.84 0.026 -0.097 -0.7 5 4 CS
Eddie Mathews 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .292 .384 .539 .922 -0.072 0.73 0.000 -0.072 -0.7 2 8
Hank Aaron RF 3 2 2 1 1 0 4 .325 .375 .629 1.004 0.195 0.84 0.204 -0.010 1.4 0 0 HR
Joe Adcock 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .251 .324 .485 .809 0.045 1.28 0.121 -0.076 0.2 14 0
Frank Thomas LF 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .291 .360 .513 .873 -0.097 1.12 0.000 -0.097 -0.8 0 0
Joe Torre C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .288 .343 .482 .825 -0.038 0.69 0.016 -0.054 -0.3 5 1
Roy McMillan SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .229 .323 .297 .620 -0.019 0.78 0.021 -0.040 -0.2 0 4
   Bob Boyd PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .271 .284 .300 .584 -0.005 0.18 0.000 -0.005 -0.2
Bob Hendley P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .063 .118 .063 .180 -0.044 1.76 0.000 -0.044 -0.4 0 0
   John DeMerit PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .154 .214 .246 .460 -0.031 1.23 0.000 -0.031 -0.2
   Tony Cloninger P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .214 .214 .429 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Lee Maye PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .256 .324 .457 .781 -0.005 0.19 0.000 -0.005 -0.1
   Don McMahon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .182 .182 .364 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 33 2 6 2 2 7 35 .182 .229 .273 .501 -0.185 0.89 0.414 -0.601 -2.2 27 18
HR: H Aaron (26, off L Jackson, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep CF).
TB: H Aaron 5; J Torre 2; J Adcock; F Bolling.
RBI: F Thomas (41); H Aaron (79).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 3. E Mathews-F Bolling-J Adcock 2; R McMillan-F Bolling-J Adcock.
E: F Bolling (7); J Adcock (8).
Baserunning
CS: F Bolling (3, 2nd base by L Jackson/J Schaffer).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Jackson, W (6-8) 9 6 2 2 2 7 1 4.84 35 72 0.185 0.89 2.2
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 2 7 1 2.00 35 72 0.185 0.89 2.2

Milwaukee Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Hendley, L (3-3) 5 5 4 1 3 1 0 4.25 23 45 -0.250 0.96 -1.7
Tony Cloninger 2 3 2 2 0 2 0 7.19 8 0 0 -0.075 0.51 -1.1
Don McMahon 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 1.97 7 0 0 0.010 0.09 0.9
Team Totals 9 9 6 3 4 5 0 3.00 38 45 0 0 -0.315 0.70 -1.8
Balks: T Cloninger (2).
WP: T Cloninger (5).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dusty Boggess, 1B - Stan Landes, 2B - Al Forman, 3B - Tom Gorman.
Time of Game: 2:47.
Attendance: 19,889.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Milwaukee Braves
1 Julian Javier 2B 1 Mack Jones CF
2 Bob Lillis SS 2 Frank Bolling 2B
3 Bill White 1B 3 Eddie Mathews 3B
4 Ken Boyer 3B 4 Hank Aaron RF
5 Charlie James LF 5 Joe Adcock 1B
6 Don Taussig CF 6 Frank Thomas LF
7 Ed Olivares RF 7 Joe Torre C
8 Jimmie Schaffer C 8 Roy McMillan SS
9 Larry Jackson P 9 Bob Hendley P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 3-2 2 1-- R STL K. Boyer B. Hendley 14% 76% Triple to CF (Deep CF); White Scores
b4 1-3 0 1-- MLN J. Adcock L. Jackson -12% 54% Single to RF; Aaron to 3B
t3 1-1 0 1-- STL J. Javier B. Hendley 12% 66% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Jackson to 3B; Javier to 2B
b2 0-1 0 --- R MLN H. Aaron L. Jackson -12% 45% Home Run (Deep CF)
t1 0-0 1 -2- R STL B. White B. Hendley 10% 62% Double to RF; Lillis Scores/unER

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Bob Hendley facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- STL J. Javier B. Hendley 4% 54% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 0 1-- O STL B. Lillis B. Hendley -3% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- STL B. White B. Hendley 2% 52% Lillis Steals 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- R STL B. White B. Hendley 10% 62% Double to RF; Lillis Scores/unER
t1 1-0 1 -2- O STL K. Boyer B. Hendley -4% 58% Fielder's Choice SS; White out at 3B/SS-3B
t1 1-0 2 1-- O STL C. James B. Hendley -2% 56% Popfly: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O MLN M. Jones L. Jackson 2% 58% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-1 1 --- MLN F. Bolling L. Jackson -3% 56% Single to RF
b1 0-1 1 1-- O MLN E. Mathews L. Jackson 4% 60% Bolling Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b1 0-1 2 --- O MLN E. Mathews L. Jackson 1% 61% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Bob Hendley facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O STL D. Taussig B. Hendley -2% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- O STL E. Olivares B. Hendley -1% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- O STL J. Schaffer B. Hendley -1% 57% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- R MLN H. Aaron L. Jackson -12% 45% Home Run (Deep CF)
b2 1-1 0 --- O MLN J. Adcock L. Jackson 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-1 1 --- O MLN F. Thomas L. Jackson 2% 49% Flyball: LF
b2 1-1 2 --- MLN J. Torre L. Jackson -1% 48% Single to RF
b2 1-1 2 1-- MLN R. McMillan L. Jackson -2% 46% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Torre to 2B
b2 1-1 2 12- O MLN B. Hendley L. Jackson 4% 50% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Braves 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Braves' Bob Hendley facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- STL L. Jackson B. Hendley 4% 54% Single to LF
t3 1-1 0 1-- STL J. Javier B. Hendley 12% 66% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Jackson to 3B; Javier to 2B
t3 1-1 0 -23 RR STL B. Lillis B. Hendley 9% 75% Single to CF; Jackson Scores/unER; Javier Scores/unER
t3 3-1 0 1-- STL B. White B. Hendley 4% 79% Walk; Lillis to 2B
t3 3-1 0 12- OO STL K. Boyer B. Hendley -7% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Lillis to 3B
t3 3-1 2 --3 O STL C. James B. Hendley -3% 69% Lineout: 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 1-2-3
b3 1-3 0 --- O MLN M. Jones L. Jackson 3% 71% Flyball: LF
b3 1-3 1 --- O MLN F. Bolling L. Jackson 2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-3 2 --- O MLN E. Mathews L. Jackson 1% 74% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 3, Braves 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Braves' Bob Hendley facing 6-7-8
t4 3-1 0 --- O STL D. Taussig B. Hendley -2% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 3-1 1 --- O STL E. Olivares B. Hendley -1% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 3-1 2 --- STL J. Schaffer B. Hendley 1% 72% Single to LF
t4 3-1 2 1-- O STL L. Jackson B. Hendley -2% 71% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 4-5-6
b4 1-3 0 --- MLN H. Aaron L. Jackson -5% 66% Walk
b4 1-3 0 1-- MLN J. Adcock L. Jackson -12% 54% Single to RF; Aaron to 3B
b4 1-3 0 1-3 RO MLN F. Thomas L. Jackson 4% 58% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Aaron Scores
b4 2-3 1 1-- O MLN J. Torre L. Jackson 4% 62% Popfly: SS
b4 2-3 2 1-- O MLN R. McMillan L. Jackson 3% 65% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 3, Braves 2.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Braves' Bob Hendley facing 1-2-3
t5 3-2 0 --- STL J. Javier B. Hendley 4% 68% Walk
t5 3-2 0 1-- OO STL B. Lillis B. Hendley -8% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t5 3-2 2 --- STL B. White B. Hendley 1% 62% Walk
t5 3-2 2 1-- R STL K. Boyer B. Hendley 14% 76% Triple to CF (Deep CF); White Scores
t5 4-2 2 --3 O STL C. James B. Hendley -3% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-4, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 9-1-2
John DeMerit pinch hits for Bob Hendley (P) batting 9th
b5 2-4 0 --- O MLN J. DeMerit L. Jackson 3% 76% Strikeout
b5 2-4 1 --- O MLN M. Jones L. Jackson 2% 78% Strikeout
b5 2-4 2 --- O MLN F. Bolling L. Jackson 1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Braves 2.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Braves' Tony Cloninger facing 6-7-8
Tony Cloninger replaces John DeMerit (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-2 0 --- O STL D. Taussig T. Cloninger -2% 78% Strikeout
t6 4-2 1 --- O STL E. Olivares T. Cloninger -1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 4-2 2 --- O STL J. Schaffer T. Cloninger -1% 76% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-4, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 3-4-5
b6 2-4 0 --- O MLN E. Mathews L. Jackson 3% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-4 1 --- MLN H. Aaron L. Jackson -4% 75% Single to LF
b6 2-4 1 1-- O MLN J. Adcock L. Jackson 4% 80% Strikeout
b6 2-4 2 1-- O MLN F. Thomas L. Jackson 3% 83% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Braves 2.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Braves' Tony Cloninger facing 9-1-2
t7 4-2 0 --- O STL L. Jackson T. Cloninger -1% 81% Strikeout
t7 4-2 1 --- STL J. Javier T. Cloninger 2% 83% Single to LF
t7 4-2 1 1-- STL B. Lillis T. Cloninger 4% 87% Javier Steals 2B; Javier to 3B/Wild Pitch
t7 4-2 1 --3 R STL B. Lillis T. Cloninger 4% 91% Single to P/Bunt; Javier Scores
t7 5-2 1 1-- STL B. White T. Cloninger 1% 91% Balk; Lillis to 2B
t7 5-2 1 -2- O STL B. White T. Cloninger -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 5-2 2 -2- R STL K. Boyer T. Cloninger 4% 94% Single to LF; Lillis Scores
t7 6-2 2 1-- O STL C. James T. Cloninger -0% 94% Boyer Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-6, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 7-8-9
b7 2-6 0 --- O MLN J. Torre L. Jackson 2% 95% Flyball: CF
b7 2-6 1 --- O MLN R. McMillan L. Jackson 1% 96% Strikeout
Lee Maye pinch hits for Tony Cloninger (P) batting 9th
b7 2-6 2 --- O MLN L. Maye L. Jackson 0% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Braves 2.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-2, Braves' Don McMahon facing 5-6-7
Don McMahon replaces Lee Maye (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 6-2 0 --- O STL C. James D. McMahon -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
t8 6-2 1 --- STL D. Taussig D. McMahon 0% 97% Walk
t8 6-2 1 1-- STL E. Olivares D. McMahon 0% 97% Single to 3B; Taussig to 2B
Curt Flood pinch runs for Ed Olivares (RF) batting 7th
t8 6-2 1 12- OO STL J. Schaffer D. McMahon -1% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-6, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 1-2-3
Curt Flood moves from PR to CF
Don Taussig moves from CF to RF
b8 2-6 0 --- MLN M. Jones L. Jackson -3% 94% Walk
b8 2-6 0 1-- O MLN F. Bolling L. Jackson 2% 96% Popfly: SS
b8 2-6 1 1-- O MLN E. Mathews L. Jackson 2% 98% Flyball: LF
b8 2-6 2 1-- O MLN H. Aaron L. Jackson 1% 99% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Braves 2.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-2, Braves' Don McMahon facing 9-1-2
t9 6-2 0 --- O STL L. Jackson D. McMahon -0% 99% Strikeout
t9 6-2 1 --- O STL J. Javier D. McMahon -0% 98% Strikeout
t9 6-2 2 --- O STL B. Lillis D. McMahon -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 6, Braves 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 2-6, Cardinals' Larry Jackson facing 5-6-7
b9 2-6 0 --- O MLN J. Adcock L. Jackson 1% 99% Strikeout
b9 2-6 1 --- O MLN F. Thomas L. Jackson 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 2-6 2 --- MLN J. Torre L. Jackson -0% 100% Single to LF
Bob Boyd pinch hits for Roy McMillan (SS) batting 8th
b9 2-6 2 1-- O MLN B. Boyd L. Jackson 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 6, Braves 2.

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