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Scores
Standings
PHA
@CHW
3
1
BOS
@CLE
5
1
NYY
@DET
10
6
WSH
@SLB
11
10
CIN
@NYG
4
6
CHC
@PHI
1
4
Wednesday, May 3, 1939,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 4,652, Time of Game: 2:51
Reds
4
6-5
 Lost 3 
3rd, 1½ GB
at Giants
6
5-7
 Won 2 
7th, 3 GB
W: Jumbo Brown (1-0)
L: Bucky Walters (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            2  1  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    4 10  1
Giants          0  0  0   1  3  0   2  0  X    6  9  2

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Billy Werber 3B 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .286 .434 .381 .815 1 0
Lonny Frey 2B 3 1 1 2 2 1 5 .359 .468 .513 .981 5 0 HR
Ival Goodman RF 1 0 0 0 4 0 5 .275 .396 .625 1.021 4 0
Frank McCormick 1B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .370 .383 .500 .883 6 2
Ernie Lombardi C 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .244 .340 .317 .657 5 1
Harry Craft CF 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .262 .295 .381 .676 1 0
Wally Berger LF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .244 .295 .366 .661 1 0 GDP
Billy Myers SS 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .429 .487 .657 1.144 0 2 HR
Johnny Vander Meer P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0
   Jim Weaver P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 2
   Les Scarsella PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500
   Bucky Walters P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .300 .500 .800 0 0
   Frenchy Bordagaray PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
Team Totals 36 4 10 4 9 4 45 .278 .422 .444 .867 24 7
HR: L Frey (1); B Myers (2).
TB: B Myers 5; L Frey 4; W Berger 2; H Craft 2; B Werber; L Scarsella; F McCormick.
GIDP: W Berger (1).
RBI: L Frey 2 (4); L Scarsella (1); B Myers (6).
Team LOB: 14.
Fielding
E: L Frey (1).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Jo-Jo Moore LF 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .180 .241 .180 .421 1 1
Billy Jurges SS 3 0 1 1 2 0 5 .293 .370 .366 .735 1 1
Harry Danning C 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .288 .288 .462 .750 8 2 3B
Mel Ott 3B 2 0 0 0 3 1 5 .317 .451 .610 1.061 3 5
Zeke Bonura 1B 4 2 1 1 0 0 5 .293 .408 .415 .823 10 0 2B,SH
Bob Seeds CF 5 2 2 0 0 1 5 .286 .333 .286 .619 1 0
Frank Demaree RF 3 0 1 1 1 0 5 .282 .364 .359 .723 0 0 2B,SH
Burgess Whitehead 2B 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .244 .340 .268 .609 3 2
Hal Schumacher P 2 0 0 0 1 2 3 .167 .286 .333 .619 0 3
   Jumbo Brown P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Jimmy Ripple PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .286 .286 .429 .714 2B
   George Myatt PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .316 .250 .566
   Cliff Melton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
Team Totals 32 6 9 5 10 5 44 .281 .452 .438 .890 27 14
2B: Z Bonura (2); F Demaree (3); J Ripple (1).
3B: H Danning (1).
SH: Z Bonura (2); F Demaree (1).
TB: H Danning 4; F Demaree 2; Z Bonura 2; J Ripple 2; B Seeds 2; B Jurges; B Whitehead.
RBI: J Ripple (1); B Jurges (9); B Whitehead (2); Z Bonura (7); F Demaree (7).
Team LOB: 14.
Fielding
DP: 2. H Danning-M Ott; H Schumacher-H Danning-Z Bonura.
E: B Jurges (1); M Ott (3).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Johnny Vander Meer 4.1 6 4 3 6 2 0 6.35 26 33
Jim Weaver 1.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 6
Bucky Walters, L (2-2) 2 3 2 2 3 1 0 3.70 12
Team Totals 8 9 6 5 10 5 0 5.62 44 33

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Hal Schumacher 6 6 3 3 8 2 2 6.61 31 42
Jumbo Brown, W (1-0) 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1.50 5
Cliff Melton, S (1) 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 8.25 9
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 9 4 2 4.00 45 42
Balks: J Vander Meer (1).
WP: H Schumacher 3 (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Beans Reardon, 1B - Babe Pinelli, 2B - (none), 3B - Larry Goetz.
Time of Game: 2:51.
Attendance: 4,652.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         New York Giants
1 Billy Werber 3B 1 Jo-Jo Moore LF
2 Lonny Frey 2B 2 Billy Jurges SS
3 Ival Goodman RF 3 Harry Danning C
4 Frank McCormick 1B 4 Mel Ott 3B
5 Ernie Lombardi C 5 Zeke Bonura 1B
6 Harry Craft CF 6 Bob Seeds CF
7 Wally Berger LF 7 Frank Demaree RF
8 Billy Myers SS 8 Burgess Whitehead 2B
9 Johnny Vander Meer P 9 Hal Schumacher P

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