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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
5
8
WSH
@DET
4
5
PHA
@SLB
5
9
STL
@BSN
6
1
STL
@BSN
6
4
CHC
@NYG
4
3
CHC
@NYG
7
4
 
(12)
CIN
@PHI
4
8
CIN
@PHI
6
7
Wednesday, August 26, 1931,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:41
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cubs
4
68-58
 Won 1 
3rd, 13 GB
at Giants
3
70-52
 Lost 1 
2nd, 10 GB
W: Pat Malone (12-7)
L: Bill Walker (14-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            2  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    4  9  2
Giants          0  0  0   3  0  0   0  0  0    3  3  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jimmy Adair SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .238 .238 .238 .476 -0.011 0.86 0.063 -0.074 -0.0 1 4 CS
Woody English 3B 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .302 .366 .376 .743 -0.005 0.98 0.055 -0.060 -0.1 1 1
Kiki Cuyler CF 2 1 1 0 1 0 4 .336 .410 .483 .893 0.170 0.96 0.187 -0.017 1.9 2 0 2B,SH
Vince Barton RF 4 1 1 3 0 1 4 .205 .305 .411 .716 0.101 1.05 0.148 -0.048 1.3 3 0 HR
Hack Wilson LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .263 .364 .444 .808 -0.097 0.80 0.000 -0.097 -1.2 1 0
Charlie Grimm 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .332 .399 .450 .849 -0.046 0.70 0.017 -0.063 -0.6 10 0
Gabby Hartnett C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .271 .356 .426 .781 -0.009 0.69 0.033 -0.042 0.2 7 0
Billy Jurges 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .204 .265 .291 .556 -0.006 0.55 0.026 -0.032 -0.4 1 3 GDP
   Rollie Hemsley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .342 .438 .780 -0.030 1.32 0.000 -0.030 -0.5
   Footsie Blair 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .299 .414 .713 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Pat Malone P 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .203 .242 .237 .479 -0.095 0.95 0.000 -0.095 -1.1 0 1
Team Totals 34 4 9 3 1 8 36 .265 .286 .382 .668 -0.028 0.85 0.529 -0.558 -0.5 * 9
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: K Cuyler (31, off B Walker).
HR: V Barton (9, off B Walker, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
SH: K Cuyler (16, off B Walker).
TB: V Barton 4; J Adair 2; G Hartnett 2; K Cuyler 2; B Jurges; C Grimm; W English.
GIDP: B Jurges ().
RBI: V Barton 3 (28).
2-out RBI: V Barton 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Jurges-C Grimm; J Adair-C Grimm.
E: B Jurges (11); J Adair (2).
Baserunning
CS: J Adair (2, 2nd base by B Walker/S Hogan).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chick Fullis CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .317 .382 .414 .797 -0.103 1.00 0.000 -0.103 -0.7 2 0
Freddy Leach LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .310 .343 .430 .773 -0.054 1.05 0.033 -0.088 -0.1 1 0
Bill Terry 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .348 .397 .526 .923 0.261 1.59 0.299 -0.038 1.0 8 0 2B
Mel Ott RF 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .289 .389 .540 .929 -0.018 2.02 0.145 -0.163 0.9 3 0
Shanty Hogan C 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .310 .374 .460 .834 -0.100 2.70 0.161 -0.261 0.1 8 1 GDP
Travis Jackson SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .315 .354 .426 .780 -0.298 2.43 0.000 -0.298 -1.4 3 2 GDP
Johnny Vergez 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .286 .327 .419 .746 -0.017 0.90 0.032 -0.049 0.1 0 2
Bill Hunnefield 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .249 .291 .293 .584 -0.088 1.21 0.000 -0.088 -0.7 2 4
Bill Walker P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .062 .116 .062 .177 -0.048 0.98 0.000 -0.048 -0.5 0 1
   Sam Leslie PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .368 .368 .684 1.053 -0.063 2.48 0.000 -0.063 -0.2
   Clarence Mitchell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .261 .313 .574 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 3 3 2 3 4 33 .100 .182 .133 .315 -0.528 1.63 0.670 -1.199 -1.5 27 10
2B: B Terry (31, off P Malone).
TB: B Terry 2; S Hogan; M Ott.
GIDP: T Jackson (); S Hogan ().
RBI: S Hogan 2 (53).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Hogan-T Jackson; T Jackson-B Hunnefield-B Terry.
E: B Walker (4).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pat Malone, W (12-7) 9 3 3 0 3 4 0 3.76 33 76 0.528 1.63 1.5
Team Totals 9 3 3 0 3 4 0 0.00 33 76 0.528 1.63 1.5

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Walker, L (14-6) 8 7 4 2 1 8 1 2.41 31 63 -0.009 0.84 -0.0
Clarence Mitchell 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.93 5 0 0 0.037 0.91 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 4 2 1 8 1 2.00 36 63 0 0 0.028 0.85 0.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Beans Reardon, 1B - George Magerkurth, 2B - (none), 3B - Ted McGrew.
Time of Game: 1:41.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Giants
1 Jimmy Adair SS 1 Chick Fullis CF
2 Woody English 3B 2 Freddy Leach LF
3 Kiki Cuyler CF 3 Bill Terry 1B
4 Vince Barton RF 4 Mel Ott RF
5 Hack Wilson LF 5 Shanty Hogan C
6 Charlie Grimm 1B 6 Travis Jackson SS
7 Gabby Hartnett C 7 Johnny Vergez 3B
8 Billy Jurges 2B 8 Bill Hunnefield 2B
9 Pat Malone P 9 Bill Walker P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 3-4 0 --- NYG B. Terry P. Malone -24% 56% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b9 3-4 0 -2- O NYG M. Ott P. Malone 16% 72% Flyball: CF
b4 0-4 0 123 RR NYG S. Hogan P. Malone -16% 53% Single to RF; Leach Scores/unER; Terry Scores/unER; Ott to 3B
t3 2-0 2 -2- RR CHC V. Barton B. Walker 14% 85% Home Run; Cuyler Scores
b9 3-4 2 -2- O NYG T. Jackson P. Malone 14% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Bill Walker facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC J. Adair B. Walker 4% 54% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- CHC W. English B. Walker 5% 59% Single to 1B (Ground Ball); Adair to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- R CHC K. Cuyler B. Walker 13% 72% Fielder's Choice P/Sacrifice Bunt; Adair Scores/Adv on E1 (throw)/No RBI/unER; English to 3B; Cuyler to 2B
t1 1-0 0 -23 RO CHC V. Barton B. Walker 1% 73% Groundout: 1B unassisted; English Scores/unER; Cuyler to 3B
t1 2-0 1 --3 O CHC H. Wilson B. Walker -5% 68% Strikeout
t1 2-0 2 --3 O CHC C. Grimm B. Walker -3% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Pat Malone facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O NYG C. Fullis P. Malone 2% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-2 1 --- O NYG F. Leach P. Malone 2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-2 2 --- O NYG B. Terry P. Malone 1% 70% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Giants 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Giants' Bill Walker facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- O CHC G. Hartnett B. Walker -2% 69% Flyball: RF
t2 2-0 1 --- O CHC B. Jurges B. Walker -1% 67% Strikeout
t2 2-0 2 --- O CHC P. Malone B. Walker -1% 66% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Pat Malone facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- NYG M. Ott P. Malone -4% 62% Single to RF
b2 0-2 0 1-- OO NYG S. Hogan P. Malone 8% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b2 0-2 2 --- O NYG T. Jackson P. Malone 1% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Giants 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Giants' Bill Walker facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- CHC J. Adair B. Walker 3% 74% Single to CF
t3 2-0 0 1-- OO CHC W. English B. Walker -6% 69% Double Play: Strikeout, Adair Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t3 2-0 2 --- CHC K. Cuyler B. Walker 2% 70% Double to LF
t3 2-0 2 -2- RR CHC V. Barton B. Walker 14% 85% Home Run; Cuyler Scores
t3 4-0 2 --- O CHC H. Wilson B. Walker -0% 84% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Pat Malone facing 7-8-9
b3 0-4 0 --- NYG J. Vergez P. Malone -3% 81% Walk
b3 0-4 0 1-- O NYG B. Hunnefield P. Malone 3% 84% Flyball: RF
b3 0-4 1 1-- O NYG B. Walker P. Malone 2% 86% Strikeout
b3 0-4 2 1-- O NYG C. Fullis P. Malone 2% 88% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Giants 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-0, Giants' Bill Walker facing 6-7-8
t4 4-0 0 --- O CHC C. Grimm B. Walker -1% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 4-0 1 --- CHC G. Hartnett B. Walker 1% 88% Single to LF
t4 4-0 1 1-- OO CHC B. Jurges B. Walker -2% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-4, Cubs' Pat Malone facing 2-3-4
b4 0-4 0 --- NYG F. Leach P. Malone -3% 83% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b4 0-4 0 1-- NYG B. Terry P. Malone -6% 77% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Leach to 2B
b4 0-4 0 12- NYG M. Ott P. Malone -8% 69% Walk; Leach to 3B; Terry to 2B
b4 0-4 0 123 RR NYG S. Hogan P. Malone -16% 53% Single to RF; Leach Scores/unER; Terry Scores/unER; Ott to 3B
b4 2-4 0 1-3 ROO NYG T. Jackson P. Malone 10% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B; Ott Scores/No RBI/unER
b4 3-4 2 --- O NYG J. Vergez P. Malone 1% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Giants 3.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-3, Giants' Bill Walker facing 9-1-2
t5 4-3 0 --- O CHC P. Malone B. Walker -2% 62% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 4-3 1 --- O CHC J. Adair B. Walker -2% 60% Flyball: LF
t5 4-3 2 --- O CHC W. English B. Walker -1% 59% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Behind 3-4, Cubs' Pat Malone facing 8-9-1
b5 3-4 0 --- O NYG B. Hunnefield P. Malone 3% 62% Foul Flyball: C
b5 3-4 1 --- O NYG B. Walker P. Malone 2% 65% Strikeout
b5 3-4 2 --- O NYG C. Fullis P. Malone 2% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Giants 3.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-3, Giants' Bill Walker facing 3-4-5
t6 4-3 0 --- CHC K. Cuyler B. Walker 4% 70% Walk
t6 4-3 0 1-- O CHC V. Barton B. Walker -4% 67% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 4-3 1 1-- O CHC H. Wilson B. Walker -3% 63% Flyball: CF
t6 4-3 2 1-- O CHC C. Grimm B. Walker -3% 61% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 3-4, Cubs' Pat Malone facing 2-3-4
b6 3-4 0 --- O NYG F. Leach P. Malone 4% 65% Flyball: RF
b6 3-4 1 --- O NYG B. Terry P. Malone 3% 68% Strikeout Looking
b6 3-4 2 --- NYG M. Ott P. Malone -2% 66% Walk
b6 3-4 2 1-- O NYG S. Hogan P. Malone 4% 70% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Giants 3.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-3, Giants' Bill Walker facing 7-8-9
t7 4-3 0 --- O CHC G. Hartnett B. Walker -2% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 4-3 1 --- CHC B. Jurges B. Walker 3% 70% Single to LF
t7 4-3 1 1-- O CHC P. Malone B. Walker -3% 67% Strikeout Looking
t7 4-3 2 1-- O CHC J. Adair B. Walker -3% 64% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 3-4, Cubs' Pat Malone facing 6-7-8
b7 3-4 0 --- O NYG T. Jackson P. Malone 5% 69% Flyball: LF
b7 3-4 1 --- O NYG J. Vergez P. Malone 3% 73% Strikeout Looking
b7 3-4 2 --- O NYG B. Hunnefield P. Malone 2% 75% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Giants 3.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-3, Giants' Bill Walker facing 2-3-4
t8 4-3 0 --- O CHC W. English B. Walker -2% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 4-3 1 --- O CHC K. Cuyler B. Walker -2% 71% Popfly: 2B
t8 4-3 2 --- O CHC V. Barton B. Walker -1% 70% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 3-4, Cubs' Pat Malone facing 9-1-2
Sam Leslie pinch hits for Bill Walker (P) batting 9th
b8 3-4 0 --- O NYG S. Leslie P. Malone 6% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 3-4 1 --- O NYG C. Fullis P. Malone 5% 81% Groundout: P-1B
b8 3-4 2 --- O NYG F. Leach P. Malone 3% 84% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Giants 3.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 4-3, Giants' Clarence Mitchell facing 5-6-7
Clarence Mitchell replaces Sam Leslie (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-3 0 --- O CHC H. Wilson C. Mitchell -2% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 4-3 1 --- CHC C. Grimm C. Mitchell 2% 84% Single to RF
t9 4-3 1 1-- CHC G. Hartnett C. Mitchell 2% 86% Single to CF; Grimm to 2B
Rollie Hemsley pinch hits for Billy Jurges (2B) batting 8th
t9 4-3 1 12- O CHC R. Hemsley C. Mitchell -3% 83% Lineout: RF
t9 4-3 2 12- O CHC P. Malone C. Mitchell -3% 80% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 4, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 3-4, Cubs' Pat Malone facing 3-4-5
Footsie Blair replaces Rollie Hemsley (PH) playing 2B batting 8th
b9 3-4 0 --- NYG B. Terry P. Malone -24% 56% Double to LF (Line Drive)
b9 3-4 0 -2- O NYG M. Ott P. Malone 16% 72% Flyball: CF
b9 3-4 1 -2- O NYG S. Hogan P. Malone 14% 86% Foul Flyball: 3B
b9 3-4 2 -2- O NYG T. Jackson P. Malone 14% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Giants 3.

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