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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
3
1
 
(12)
NYY
@CLE
3
5
PHA
@DET
7
1
WSH
@SLB
1
4
CHC
@BRO
0
6
STL
@NYG
3
0
STL
@NYG
4
8
CIN
@PHI
0
1
CIN
@PHI
8
7
Wednesday, August 9, 1916,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:47
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cardinals
3
46-58
 Won 1 
7th, 19 GB
at Giants
0
49-46
 Lost 1 
4th, 10½ GB
W: Bill Doak (10-8)
L: Rube Benton (10-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       3  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    3  3  1
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  6  2

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Jack Smith CF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .224 .266 .317 .583 0 0
Roy Corhan SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .246 .245 .491 4 4 HBP
Bob Bescher LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .235 .318 .339 .657 1 1
Rogers Hornsby 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .315 .371 .460 .830 0 2
Chief Wilson RF 4 0 0 2 0 1 4 .238 .293 .277 .570 1 0
Dots Miller 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .238 .308 .333 .641 14 0
Mike Gonzalez C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .254 .343 .351 .694 7 0
Bruno Betzel 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .226 .284 .312 .595 0 4
Bill Doak P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .107 .123 .143 .266 0 2
Team Totals 31 3 3 3 1 5 33 .097 .152 .097 .248 27 13
HBP: R Corhan (1).
TB: B Bescher; R Corhan; M Gonzalez.
RBI: C Wilson 2 (14); B Bescher (12).
Team LOB: 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Betzel-R Corhan-D Miller; R Corhan-D Miller.
E: R Hornsby (32).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
George Burns LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .273 .333 .360 .692 0 0
Larry Doyle 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .277 .333 .391 .725 2 6 2B
Buck Herzog 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .270 .338 .352 .690 1 0
Dave Robertson RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .331 .338 .458 .796 1 0
Benny Kauff CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .259 .344 .362 .706 1 0
Fred Merkle 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .247 .323 .376 .699 14 1
Art Fletcher SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .282 .318 .362 .680 1 6
Bill Rariden C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .239 .352 .276 .629 3 1
   Brad Kocher C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .095 .174 .095 .269 3 0
Rube Benton P 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .136 .136 .182 .318 1 1
   Hans Lobert PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .231 .259 .365 .625
   George Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 32 0 6 0 2 6 34 .188 .235 .219 .454 27 15
2B: L Doyle (22).
TB: L Doyle 2; F Merkle; R Benton; A Fletcher; B Rariden; B Herzog.
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
E: B Herzog (35); A Fletcher (28).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bill Doak, W (10-8) 9 6 0 0 2 6 0 2.87 34 79
Team Totals 9 6 0 0 2 6 0 0.00 34 79

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Rube Benton, L (10-5) 8 3 3 1 1 3 0 2.94 30 70
George Smith 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 3
Team Totals 9 3 3 1 1 5 0 1.00 33 70
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: R Benton (5).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lord Byron, 1B - Ernie Quigley, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 1:47.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         New York Giants
1 Jack Smith CF 1 George Burns LF
2 Roy Corhan SS 2 Larry Doyle 2B
3 Bob Bescher LF 3 Buck Herzog 3B
4 Rogers Hornsby 3B 4 Dave Robertson RF
5 Chief Wilson RF 5 Benny Kauff CF
6 Dots Miller 1B 6 Fred Merkle 1B
7 Mike Gonzalez C 7 Art Fletcher SS
8 Bruno Betzel 2B 8 Bill Rariden C
9 Bill Doak P 9 Rube Benton P

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