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9
Tuesday, July 23, 1963, 8:01PM
, County Stadium
Attendance: 11,278, Time of Game: 2:25
Cardinals
5
55-43
 Won 4 
2nd, 6 GB
at Braves
1
49-49
 Lost 1 
8th, 12 GB
W: Ray Sadecki (6-6)
L: Bob Hendley (5-7)
S: Ron Taylor (7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       1  0  0   1  0  2   0  1  0    5 14  1
Braves          0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  4  2

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Curt Flood CF 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .282 .328 .386 .714 0.000 0.54 0.040 -0.040 -0.2 4 1
Dick Groat SS 5 1 4 1 0 0 5 .343 .406 .487 .894 -0.011 0.68 0.043 -0.054 0.4 1 3
Bill White 1B 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .318 .376 .527 .904 -0.014 0.60 0.026 -0.039 0.0 8 0
Ken Boyer 3B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .305 .375 .446 .821 -0.039 0.67 0.010 -0.049 -1.3 3 2 GDP
Charlie James LF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .290 .301 .435 .736 0.111 0.79 0.146 -0.034 0.8 3 0
Tim McCarver C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .295 .333 .395 .728 0.073 0.91 0.127 -0.054 0.6 7 0 2B
Julian Javier 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .272 .309 .410 .718 -0.014 0.57 0.015 -0.029 -0.3 1 1
Gary Kolb RF 4 2 2 1 0 1 4 .350 .471 .650 1.121 0.048 0.65 0.108 -0.060 1.0 0 0 3B
Ray Sadecki P 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 .186 .182 .233 .414 0.000 0.69 0.027 -0.028 -0.0 0 1 SF
   Ron Taylor P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .045 .045 .045 .091 0.007 0.27 0.007 0.000 0.4 0 0
Team Totals 39 5 14 5 1 3 41 .359 .366 .436 .802 0.161 0.66 0.549 -0.387 1.2 27 8
2B: T McCarver (8, off B Hendley).
3B: G Kolb (3, off R Piche).
SF: R Sadecki (1, off R Piche).
TB: D Groat 4; G Kolb 4; B White 2; C James 2; T McCarver 2; C Flood 2; J Javier.
GIDP: K Boyer (12).
RBI: C James (33); T McCarver (28); R Sadecki (2); D Groat (54); G Kolb (7).
2-out RBI: C James; D Groat.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Sadecki-J Javier-B White; C Flood-K Boyer.
E: G Kolb (1).
Outfield Assists: C Flood (E Mathews at 2nd base).

Milwaukee Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Denis Menke SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .237 .295 .347 .642 0.066 0.69 0.092 -0.025 0.5 2 7
Eddie Mathews 3B 3 0 3 0 1 0 4 .245 .380 .410 .789 0.181 1.10 0.181 0.000 1.8 1 0 2·2B
Hank Aaron RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .309 .380 .582 .962 -0.180 1.88 0.000 -0.180 -1.7 2 2
Joe Torre 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .298 .362 .438 .800 -0.228 1.47 0.000 -0.228 -2.0 12 2 GDP
Gene Oliver LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .245 .320 .445 .765 -0.072 0.76 0.000 -0.072 -0.8 2 0
Lee Maye CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .281 .332 .443 .775 -0.044 0.61 0.000 -0.044 -0.4 2 0
Frank Bolling 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .240 .301 .305 .606 -0.046 0.63 0.000 -0.046 -0.4 2 3
Del Crandall C 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .211 .264 .280 .544 0.027 0.62 0.057 -0.029 0.7 4 1 HR
Bob Hendley P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .121 .171 .121 .293 -0.012 0.48 0.000 -0.012 -0.1 0 1
   Ron Piche P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Hank Fischer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .100 .100 .200 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tommie Aaron PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .220 .263 .321 .584 -0.023 0.94 0.000 -0.023 -0.2
   Claude Raymond P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .667 1.000 1.667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Mack Jones PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .223 .321 .345 .667 -0.006 0.27 0.000 -0.006 -0.1
   Frank Funk P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 4 1 2 6 32 .133 .188 .300 .488 -0.337 0.96 0.330 -0.665 -2.8 27 17
2B: E Mathews 2 (16, 1 off R Taylor, 1 off R Sadecki).
HR: D Crandall (3, off R Sadecki, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: E Mathews 5; D Crandall 4.
GIDP: J Torre (8).
RBI: D Crandall (21).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Menke-F Bolling-J Torre.
E: D Menke (15); F Bolling (10).
Outfield Assists: H Aaron (C Flood at 3rd base); H Aaron (R Taylor at home plate).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ray Sadecki, W (6-6) 5.1 3 1 1 2 2 1 4.89 20 58 0.161 1.10 0.7
Ron Taylor, S (7) 3.2 1 0 0 0 4 0 2.77 12 2 0 0.176 0.73 2.1
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 2 6 1 1.00 32 58 2 0 0.337 0.96 2.8

Milwaukee Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Hendley, L (5-7) 4.1 7 2 2 1 2 0 3.43 21 42 -0.095 0.93 -0.7
Ron Piche 1.1 4 2 2 0 1 0 5.06 8 2 0 -0.070 0.64 -1.1
Hank Fischer 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.44 1 2 0 0.009 0.39 0.4
Claude Raymond 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 3.98 8 0 0 -0.009 0.26 -0.2
Frank Funk 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.58 3 0 0 0.002 0.06 0.4
Team Totals 9 14 5 4 1 3 0 4.00 41 42 4 0 -0.163 0.66 -1.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Ed Vargo, 3B - Doug Harvey.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: 11,278.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Milwaukee Braves
1 Curt Flood CF 1 Denis Menke SS
2 Dick Groat SS 2 Eddie Mathews 3B
3 Bill White 1B 3 Hank Aaron RF
4 Ken Boyer 3B 4 Joe Torre 1B
5 Charlie James LF 5 Gene Oliver LF
6 Tim McCarver C 6 Lee Maye CF
7 Julian Javier 2B 7 Frank Bolling 2B
8 Gary Kolb RF 8 Del Crandall C
9 Ray Sadecki P 9 Bob Hendley P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 0-2 1 1-3 OO MLN J. Torre R. Sadecki 15% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
t4 1-0 0 1-- R STL T. McCarver B. Hendley 13% 80% Double; James Scores
t1 0-0 2 12- R STL C. James B. Hendley 11% 61% Single; Groat Scores; Boyer to 2B
t6 2-0 1 1-- R STL G. Kolb R. Piche 10% 91% Triple; Javier Scores
b4 0-2 0 1-- MLN E. Mathews R. Sadecki -8% 59% Single; Menke to 2B

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 C. Flood B. Hendley 4% 54% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- O STL D. Groat B. Hendley -3% 50% Single; Flood out at 3B/RF-3B
t1 0-0 1 1-- O STL B. White B. Hendley -2% 49% Groundout: P-1B; Groat to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- STL K. Boyer B. Hendley 1% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- R STL C. James B. Hendley 11% 61% Single; Groat Scores; Boyer to 2B
t1 1-0 2 12- O STL T. McCarver B. Hendley -4% 57% Flyball: SS
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Ray Sadecki facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O MLN D. Menke R. Sadecki 2% 59% Lineout: LF
b1 0-1 1 --- MLN E. Mathews R. Sadecki -4% 55% Double
b1 0-1 1 -2- OO MLN H. Aaron R. Sadecki 7% 62% Double Play: Flyball: CF-3B
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 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- O STL J. Javier B. Hendley -2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- O STL G. Kolb B. Hendley -1% 59% Flyball: LF
t2 1-0 2 --- STL R. Sadecki B. Hendley 1% 60% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t2 1-0 2 1-- O STL C. Flood B. Hendley -2% 58% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Ray Sadecki facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O MLN J. Torre R. Sadecki 2% 60% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-1 1 --- O MLN G. Oliver R. Sadecki 2% 62% Lineout: CF
b2 0-1 2 --- O MLN L. Maye R. Sadecki 1% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Bob Hendley facing 2-3-4
t3 1-0 0 --- O STL D. Groat B. Hendley -2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- O STL B. White B. Hendley -1% 59% Strikeout
t3 1-0 2 --- O STL K. Boyer B. Hendley -1% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Ray Sadecki facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- O MLN F. Bolling R. Sadecki 3% 61% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 1 --- O MLN D. Crandall R. Sadecki 2% 63% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 2 --- O MLN B. Hendley R. Sadecki 1% 64% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Braves 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Bob Hendley facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- STL C. James B. Hendley 4% 68% Single
t4 1-0 0 1-- R STL T. McCarver B. Hendley 13% 80% Double; James Scores
t4 2-0 0 -2- O STL J. Javier B. Hendley -1% 80% Groundout: 1B unassisted; McCarver to 3B
t4 2-0 1 --3 O STL G. Kolb B. Hendley -5% 75% Strikeout
t4 2-0 2 --3 O STL R. Sadecki B. Hendley -3% 72% Groundout: C-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Ray Sadecki facing 1-2-3
b4 0-2 0 --- MLN D. Menke R. Sadecki -5% 67% Walk
b4 0-2 0 1-- MLN E. Mathews R. Sadecki -8% 59% Single; Menke to 2B
b4 0-2 0 12- O MLN H. Aaron R. Sadecki 4% 63% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B; Menke to 3B
b4 0-2 1 1-3 OO MLN J. Torre R. Sadecki 15% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Braves 0.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Bob Hendley facing 1-2-3
t5 2-0 0 --- O STL C. Flood B. Hendley -1% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-0 1 --- STL D. Groat B. Hendley 2% 78% Single
t5 2-0 1 1-- STL B. White B. Hendley 2% 81% Single; Groat to 2B
Ron Piche replaces Bob Hendley pitching and batting 9th
t5 2-0 1 12- O STL K. Boyer R. Piche -3% 78% Strikeout
t5 2-0 2 12- O STL C. James R. Piche -3% 75% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Ray Sadecki facing 5-6-7
b5 0-2 0 --- O MLN G. Oliver R. Sadecki 3% 78% Foul Flyball: 3B
b5 0-2 1 --- O MLN L. Maye R. Sadecki 2% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-2 2 --- O MLN F. Bolling R. Sadecki 1% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Braves 0.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Ron Piche facing 6-7-8
t6 2-0 0 --- O STL T. McCarver R. Piche -1% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 2-0 1 --- STL J. Javier R. Piche 2% 81% Single
t6 2-0 1 1-- R STL G. Kolb R. Piche 10% 91% Triple; Javier Scores
t6 3-0 1 --3 RO STL R. Sadecki R. Piche 2% 93% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Kolb Scores
t6 4-0 2 --- STL C. Flood R. Piche 0% 93% Single
t6 4-0 2 1-- STL D. Groat R. Piche 0% 94% Single; Flood to 2B
Hank Fischer replaces Ron Piche pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-0 2 12- O STL B. White H. Fischer -1% 93% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Braves 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Ray Sadecki facing 8-9-1
b6 0-4 0 --- R MLN D. Crandall R. Sadecki -6% 87% Home Run
Tommie Aaron pinch hits for Hank Fischer (P) batting 9th
b6 1-4 0 --- O MLN T. Aaron R. Sadecki 2% 89% Flyball: LF
b6 1-4 1 --- MLN D. Menke R. Sadecki -4% 85% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball); Menke to 2B
b6 1-4 1 -2- MLN E. Mathews R. Sadecki -3% 82% Walk
Ron Taylor replaces Ray Sadecki pitching and batting 9th
b6 1-4 1 12- O MLN H. Aaron R. Taylor 5% 87% Foul Flyball: 1B
b6 1-4 2 12- O MLN J. Torre R. Taylor 4% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 4, Braves 1.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Braves' Claude Raymond facing 4-5-6
Claude Raymond replaces Tommie Aaron (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 4-1 0 --- O STL K. Boyer C. Raymond -1% 91% Lineout: RF
t7 4-1 1 --- O STL C. James C. Raymond -0% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 4-1 2 --- O STL T. McCarver C. Raymond -0% 90% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-4, Cardinals' Ron Taylor facing 5-6-7
b7 1-4 0 --- O MLN G. Oliver R. Taylor 2% 92% Strikeout
b7 1-4 1 --- O MLN L. Maye R. Taylor 1% 94% Strikeout
b7 1-4 2 --- O MLN F. Bolling R. Taylor 1% 94% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Braves 1.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Braves' Claude Raymond facing 7-8-9
t8 4-1 0 --- O STL J. Javier C. Raymond -0% 94% Flyball: LF
t8 4-1 1 --- STL G. Kolb C. Raymond 1% 94% Single
t8 4-1 1 1-- STL R. Taylor C. Raymond 1% 95% Fielder's Choice 1B; Kolb to 2B/Safe on E6 (catch); Taylor to 1B
t8 4-1 1 12- O STL C. Flood C. Raymond -1% 95% Groundout: P-1B; Kolb to 3B; Taylor to 2B
t8 4-1 2 -23 RO STL D. Groat C. Raymond 2% 97% Single; Kolb Scores/unER; Taylor out at Hm/RF-C
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Ron Taylor facing 8-9-1
b8 1-5 0 --- O MLN D. Crandall R. Taylor 1% 98% Flyball: LF
Mack Jones pinch hits for Claude Raymond (P) batting 9th
b8 1-5 1 --- O MLN M. Jones R. Taylor 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-5 2 --- O MLN D. Menke R. Taylor 0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Braves 1.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Braves' Frank Funk facing 3-4-5
Frank Funk replaces Mack Jones (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-1 0 --- STL B. White F. Funk 0% 99% Single
t9 5-1 0 1-- OO STL K. Boyer F. Funk -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t9 5-1 2 --- O STL C. James F. Funk -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 5, Braves 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Ron Taylor facing 2-3-4
b9 1-5 0 --- MLN E. Mathews R. Taylor -2% 96% Double
b9 1-5 0 -2- O MLN H. Aaron R. Taylor 2% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 1-5 1 -2- O MLN J. Torre R. Taylor 1% 100% Strikeout
b9 1-5 2 -2- O MLN G. Oliver R. Taylor 0% 100% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 5, Braves 1.

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