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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CLE
1
4
BOS
@CLE
2
0
NYY
@DET
2
9
WSH
@SLB
12
5
WSH
@SLB
2
3
 
(7)
PIT
@BRO
8
5
PIT
@BRO
4
4
 
(13)
STL
@BSN
5
7
STL
@BSN
5
10
 
(8)
CIN
@NYG
7
4
CIN
@NYG
2
0
CHC
@PHI
3
2
CHC
@PHI
7
2
Sunday, June 23, 1940,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:07
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Reds
7
37-20
 Won 2 
1st
at Giants
4
33-20
 Lost 2 
3rd, 3 GB
W: Milt Shoffner (1-0)
L: Carl Hubbell (5-4)
S: Joe Beggs (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  1  1   0  0  0   0  0  5    7 13  2
Giants          1  0  0   1  0  0   2  0  0    4  9  0

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Billy Werber 3B 4 1 1 0 1 0 .252 .757 2 3 2B
Morrie Arnovich LF 3 1 1 1 2 1 .201 .508 3 0
Lonny Frey 2B 5 0 3 2 0 1 .262 .761 2 1
Frank McCormick 1B 5 0 1 1 0 1 .299 .816 10 3
Ernie Lombardi C 5 1 1 1 0 1 .309 .848 2 0 HR
Harry Craft CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .264 .718 1 0
Mike McCormick RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .237 .613 4 0
Eddie Joost SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 .209 .526 1 4
Bucky Walters P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .188 .470 1 0 SH
   Milt Shoffner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .286 0 1
   Willard Hershberger 1 0 1 2 0 0 .367 .916 3B
   Lee Gamble 0 1 0 0 0 0 .194 .419
   Joe Beggs P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .250 1 1
Team Totals 37 7 13 7 3 6 .351 .914 27 13
2B: B Werber (16).
3B: W Hershberger (2).
HR: E Lombardi (8).
SH: B Walters (3).
TB: E Lombardi 4; L Frey 3; W Hershberger 3; B Werber 2; M McCormick 2; E Joost 2; M Arnovich; F McCormick; H Craft.
RBI: L Frey 2 (23); W Hershberger 2 (13); F McCormick (36); M Arnovich (13); E Lombardi (41).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Joost-F McCormick.
E: M McCormick 2 (2).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Burgess Whitehead 3B 5 0 2 0 0 0 .292 .708 1 5
Jo-Jo Moore LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 .335 .884 2 0 2B
Bob Seeds CF 5 0 1 1 0 1 .277 .638 0 1
Babe Young 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .305 .782 11 0 2B
Harry Danning C 4 0 2 0 0 0 .362 .999 7 2
Mel Ott RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 .267 .816 2 0 SH
Billy Jurges SS 2 0 0 1 0 0 .247 .670 1 4 HBP
   Johnny Rucker 0 1 0 0 0 0 .188 .506
   Tony Cuccinello 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .640 0 0
Mickey Witek 2B-SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 .291 .703 3 2 SH,GDP
Carl Hubbell P 3 1 1 1 0 0 .176 .376 0 0
   Jumbo Brown P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
   Ken O'Dea 1 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .510
Team Totals 34 4 9 4 2 1 .265 .648 27 14
2B: B Young (12); J Moore (17).
SH: M Ott (3); M Witek (2).
HBP: B Jurges (6).
TB: B Young 3; B Whitehead 2; H Danning 2; J Moore 2; C Hubbell; B Seeds.
GIDP: M Witek (4).
RBI: B Jurges (33); B Young (35); B Seeds (8); C Hubbell (6).
Team LOB: 8.

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bucky Walters 6.2 7 4 2 2 1 0 2.48 30 47
Milt Shoffner, W (1-0) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.13 5
Joe Beggs, S (1) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.03 4
Team Totals 9 9 4 2 2 1 0 2.00 39 47

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Carl Hubbell, L (5-4) 8.2 13 7 7 3 6 1 3.63 40 33
Jumbo Brown 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.44 1
Team Totals 9 13 7 7 3 6 1 7.00 41 33
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Walters (4).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Barr, 1B - George Magerkurth, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Stewart.
Time of Game: 2:07.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         New York Giants
1 Billy Werber 3B 1 Burgess Whitehead 3B
2 Morrie Arnovich LF 2 Jo-Jo Moore LF
3 Lonny Frey 2B 3 Bob Seeds CF
4 Frank McCormick 1B 4 Babe Young 1B
5 Ernie Lombardi C 5 Harry Danning C
6 Harry Craft CF 6 Mel Ott RF
7 Mike McCormick RF 7 Billy Jurges SS
8 Eddie Joost SS 8 Mickey Witek 2B
9 Bucky Walters P 9 Carl Hubbell P

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