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Scores
Standings
WSH
@CHW
2
3
NYY
@DET
7
9
BOS
@SLB
3
15
 
(7)
STL
@BRO
13
7
CIN
@BSN
9
3
CHC
@NYG
6
6
 
(11)
Sunday, May 12, 1929,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 55,000, Time of Game: 2:50
Cubs
6
13-7
 Lost 1 
2nd, ½ GB
at Giants
6
7-9
 Won 1 
5th, 4½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            1  0  0   1  0  0   3  1  0   0  0    6 14  1
Giants          0  1  0   0  0  3   2  0  0   0  0    6 11  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Woody English SS 5 1 1 0 1 1 .233 .573 1 6
Clyde Beck 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 .208 .546 0 0
   Gabby Hartnett 1 1 1 3 0 0 .500 2.500 HR
   Guy Bush P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .500 0 1
   Johnny Schulte 1 0 0 0 0 0 .364 .909
   Mike Cvengros P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
Kiki Cuyler RF 6 1 4 1 0 0 .370 1.072 3 0 HR,SB
   Johnny Moore RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rogers Hornsby 2B 6 0 0 0 0 1 .299 .936 3 5
Hack Wilson CF 6 2 2 1 0 1 .295 .951 2 0 HR,2B
Riggs Stephenson LF 6 0 2 0 0 0 .429 1.156 2 0
Charlie Grimm 1B 5 0 1 0 0 0 .303 .884 14 1
Mike Gonzalez C 3 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .572 2 0
   Cliff Heathcote 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 1.250 SH
   Earl Grace C 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .693 4 1
Art Nehf P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .393 2 2
   Claude Jonnard P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
   Norm McMillan 3B 2 0 2 0 0 0 .800 1.600 0 1 SH
Team Totals 47 6 14 6 2 6 .298 .837 33 17
2B: H Wilson (8).
HR: K Cuyler (3); G Hartnett (1); H Wilson (6).
SH: N McMillan (1); C Heathcote (1).
TB: K Cuyler 7; H Wilson 6; G Hartnett 4; N McMillan 2; R Stephenson 2; C Grimm; M Gonzalez; W English.
RBI: G Hartnett 3 (3); C Heathcote (2); H Wilson (22); K Cuyler (16).
Team LOB: 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. E Grace-W English; W English-R Hornsby-C Grimm.
E: R Hornsby (3).
Baserunning
SB: K Cuyler (5).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Jimmy Welsh LF 3 2 1 0 1 0 .222 .611 1 0 HBP
Andy Cohen 2B 5 1 2 1 0 0 .361 .934 4 5
Freddie Lindstrom 3B 5 1 1 3 0 0 .250 .634 1 2 HR
Mel Ott RF 4 1 2 1 1 1 .365 1.308 2 0 HR,2B
Bill Terry 1B 5 0 0 0 0 2 .357 .957 14 1
Travis Jackson SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 .323 .988 3 7
Edd Roush CF 5 0 2 0 0 0 .306 .791 2 0
Bob O'Farrell C 3 0 1 0 0 0 .462 1.178 3 0
   Tony Kaufmann 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
   Shanty Hogan C 2 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .705 3 0
Carl Hubbell P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .205 0 1
   Freddy Leach 1 0 1 0 0 0 .267 .646
   Carl Mays P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .533 0 1
   Andy Reese 1 0 0 0 0 1 .255 .646
Team Totals 42 6 11 5 2 4 .262 .740 33 17
2B: M Ott (2).
HR: M Ott (7); F Lindstrom (1).
HBP: J Welsh (4).
TB: M Ott 6; F Lindstrom 4; A Cohen 2; E Roush 2; F Leach; T Jackson; B O'Farrell; J Welsh.
RBI: F Lindstrom 3 (5); A Cohen (4); M Ott (17).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
E: A Cohen (3).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Art Nehf 5.1 5 4 4 0 1 2 5.89 22 43
Claude Jonnard 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2
Guy Bush 3 5 2 1 1 2 0 2.93 14
Mike Cvengros 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 7
Team Totals 11 11 6 5 2 4 2 4.09 45 43

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Carl Hubbell 7 9 5 5 1 3 3 3.70 32 41
Carl Mays 4 5 1 1 1 3 0 3.15 19
Team Totals 11 14 6 6 2 6 3 4.91 51 41
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: A Nehf (1).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Charlie Moran, 1B - Edward McLaughlin, 2B - (none), 3B - Ernie Quigley.
Time of Game: 2:50.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Giants
1 Woody English SS 1 Jimmy Welsh LF
2 Clyde Beck 3B 2 Andy Cohen 2B
3 Kiki Cuyler RF 3 Freddie Lindstrom 3B
4 Rogers Hornsby 2B 4 Mel Ott RF
5 Hack Wilson CF 5 Bill Terry 1B
6 Riggs Stephenson LF 6 Travis Jackson SS
7 Charlie Grimm 1B 7 Edd Roush CF
8 Mike Gonzalez C 8 Bob O'Farrell C
9 Art Nehf P 9 Carl Hubbell P

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