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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
5
6
 
(11)
NYY
@CHW
5
7
BOS
@CLE
6
7
 
(11)
PHA
@DET
7
12
WSH
@SLB
11
10
STL
@BRO
3
4
 
(7)
PIT
@BSN
3
0
PIT
@BSN
5
6
CHC
@NYG
4
2
CHC
@NYG
1
3
Wednesday, July 29, 1942,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 0:00
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cubs
4
47-53
 Won 1 
5th, 23½ GB
at Giants
2
51-47
 Lost 1 
4th, 17½ GB
W: Hi Bithorn (6-7)
L: Van Mungo (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            2  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    4  7  1
Giants          0  1  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    2 10  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Stan Hack 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .279 .399 .411 .809 2 2
Lou Stringer 2B 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .243 .296 .380 .676 4 5 3B
Lou Novikoff LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .298 .336 .423 .759 0 0
Bill Nicholson RF 4 1 2 1 0 1 4 .289 .377 .443 .820 3 0 HR
Dom Dallessandro CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .252 .348 .415 .762 2 0 GDP
   Charlie Gilbert CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .207 .319 .302 .620 0 0
Rip Russell 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .242 .278 .368 .645 8 0
Clyde McCullough C 3 1 1 0 0 2 3 .276 .339 .414 .752 3 0 SB
Bobby Sturgeon SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .273 .304 .318 .623 5 5 GDP
Hi Bithorn P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .143 .250 .179 .429 0 2
Team Totals 32 4 7 3 1 6 33 .219 .242 .375 .617 27 14
3B: L Stringer (5).
HR: B Nicholson (10).
TB: B Nicholson 5; L Stringer 3; C McCullough; D Dallessandro; L Novikoff; R Russell.
GIDP: B Sturgeon (1); D Dallessandro (6).
RBI: L Stringer (33); B Nicholson (50); L Novikoff (42).
Team LOB: 2.
Fielding
DP: 4. L Stringer-B Sturgeon-R Russell 2; H Bithorn-B Sturgeon-R Russell; B Sturgeon-L Stringer-R Russell.
E: L Stringer (20).
Baserunning
SB: C McCullough (6).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Dick Bartell 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .236 .326 .300 .627 2 0 GDP
Billy Jurges SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .262 .331 .298 .629 1 4
Mel Ott RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .270 .380 .428 .809 0 1 2B,GDP
Babe Young 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .289 .354 .456 .809 11 0 2B
Willard Marshall LF 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .255 .302 .384 .686 4 0
Buster Maynard CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .305 .352 .427 .779 1 0
Gus Mancuso C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .175 .242 .193 .435 4 0
   Harry Danning C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .282 .340 .359 .699 2 0
Mickey Witek 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .254 .306 .335 .642 2 3 GDP
Van Mungo P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 1
   Babe Barna PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .333 .414 .747
   Hal Schumacher PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .224 .313 .537
   Harry Feldman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .429 .714 1.143 0 0
   Billy Werber PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .195 .312 .229 .541 GDP
Team Totals 34 2 10 2 2 2 36 .294 .333 .353 .686 27 9
2B: M Ott (14); B Young (4).
TB: B Young 3; W Marshall 2; M Ott 2; M Witek 2; B Jurges; V Mungo; B Maynard.
GIDP: B Werber (5); M Witek (14); M Ott (5); D Bartell (3).
RBI: W Marshall 2 (55).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. M Witek-B Young; V Mungo-B Jurges-B Young.
E: M Witek (10).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Hi Bithorn, W (6-7) 9 10 2 2 2 2 0 4.03 36 59
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 2 2 0 2.00 36 59

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Van Mungo, L (0-1) 7 7 4 3 1 4 1 3.86 27 52
Harry Feldman 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.59 6
Team Totals 9 7 4 3 1 6 1 3.00 33 52
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Magerkurth, 1B - Lou Jorda, 2B - (none), 3B - George Barr.
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Giants
1 Stan Hack 3B 1 Dick Bartell 3B
2 Lou Stringer 2B 2 Billy Jurges SS
3 Lou Novikoff LF 3 Mel Ott RF
4 Bill Nicholson RF 4 Babe Young 1B
5 Dom Dallessandro CF 5 Willard Marshall LF
6 Rip Russell 1B 6 Buster Maynard CF
7 Clyde McCullough C 7 Gus Mancuso C
8 Bobby Sturgeon SS 8 Mickey Witek 2B
9 Hi Bithorn P 9 Van Mungo P

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