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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
8
3
WSH
@CLE
0
1
BOS
@DET
2
10
PHA
@SLB
2
0
CIN
@BRO
1
4
PIT
@BSN
7
2
STL
@NYG
9
7
Sunday, May 5, 1929,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 35,000, Time of Game: 2:03
Cardinals
9
9-5
 Won 3 
2nd, ½ GB
at Giants
7
4-6
 Lost 3 
4th, 3½ GB
W: Bill Sherdel (2-1)
L: Joe Genewich (0-2)
S: Hal Haid (3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       1  0  4   0  0  0   0  1  3    9 13  2
Giants          1  0  2   0  3  0   1  0  0    7 12  1

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Taylor Douthit CF 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .333 .420 .500 .920 3 0 HR
Andy High 3B 4 2 1 0 1 0 5 .462 .512 .692 1.204 0 4
Frankie Frisch 2B 5 2 3 1 0 0 5 .390 .438 .576 1.014 5 3 3B
Jim Bottomley 1B 4 1 3 2 1 1 5 .291 .409 .473 .882 11 0
Chick Hafey LF 5 2 3 4 0 0 5 .306 .348 .629 .978 3 1 HR,3B
Billy Southworth RF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .143 .143 .143 .286 3 0
Charlie Gelbert SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .203 .242 .254 .496 0 4
Earl Smith C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .364 .364 .500 .864 2 0
Pete Alexander P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1
   Bill Sherdel P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .500 .833 0 0
   Ernie Orsatti 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261 .320 .391 .711
   Hal Haid P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
Team Totals 40 9 13 9 2 1 42 .325 .357 .575 .932 27 13
3B: F Frisch (2); C Hafey (1).
HR: T Douthit (2); C Hafey (4).
TB: C Hafey 8; T Douthit 5; F Frisch 5; J Bottomley 3; B Southworth; A High.
RBI: C Hafey 4 (19); J Bottomley 2 (10); F Frisch (9); B Southworth (1); T Douthit (7).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Gelbert-F Frisch-J Bottomley.
E: C Gelbert (4); J Bottomley (3).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Jimmy Welsh CF 4 2 2 0 0 0 5 .227 .277 .341 .618 2 0 SH
Andy Reese 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .267 .340 .333 .673 4 10
Freddie Lindstrom 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 5 .289 .333 .378 .711 1 2 SH
Mel Ott RF 1 1 1 1 2 0 3 .382 .523 .765 1.287 1 0
   Bob O'Farrell C 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .438 .471 .500 .971 1 0
Bill Terry 1B 4 2 3 2 0 0 5 .405 .444 .524 .968 15 0 2B,SH
Travis Jackson SS 5 1 2 3 0 1 5 .343 .439 .743 1.182 1 3 HR
Freddy Leach LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .167 .231 .167 .397 2 0 SH
Shanty Hogan C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .348 .444 .391 .836 0 0
   Chick Fullis RF 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0 0 SH
Freddie Fitzsimmons P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 .500 .833 0 1
   Joe Genewich P 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0
   Carl Mays P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .400 .250 .650 0 0
Team Totals 34 7 12 7 3 2 42 .353 .405 .471 .876 27 16
2B: B Terry (3).
HR: T Jackson (4).
SH: J Welsh (1); F Lindstrom (1); B Terry (1); F Leach (1); C Fullis (1).
TB: T Jackson 5; B Terry 4; J Genewich 2; J Welsh 2; B O'Farrell; M Ott; A Reese.
RBI: T Jackson 3 (11); B Terry 2 (8); C Fullis (1); M Ott (12).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Jackson-A Reese-B Terry 2.
E: A Reese (3).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Pete Alexander 5 9 6 4 2 1 1 3.10 27 28
Bill Sherdel, W (2-1) 3 2 1 1 1 1 0 3.77 12
Hal Haid, S (3) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.60 3
Team Totals 9 12 7 5 3 2 1 5.00 42 28

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Freddie Fitzsimmons 2.2 7 5 4 0 0 1 6.39 14 26
Joe Genewich, L (0-2) 6 5 4 4 2 1 1 4.09 26
Carl Mays 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.60 2
Team Totals 9 13 9 8 2 1 2 8.00 42 26
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lou Jorda, 1B - Bill Klem, 2B - (none), 3B - George Magerkurth.
Time of Game: 2:03.
Attendance: 35,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         New York Giants
1 Taylor Douthit CF 1 Jimmy Welsh CF
2 Andy High 3B 2 Andy Reese 2B
3 Frankie Frisch 2B 3 Freddie Lindstrom 3B
4 Jim Bottomley 1B 4 Mel Ott RF
5 Chick Hafey LF 5 Bill Terry 1B
6 Billy Southworth RF 6 Travis Jackson SS
7 Charlie Gelbert SS 7 Freddy Leach LF
8 Earl Smith C 8 Shanty Hogan C
9 Pete Alexander P 9 Freddie Fitzsimmon P

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