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Scores
Standings
WSH
@BOS
4
3
WSH
@BOS
3
4
SLB
@CLE
5
6
 
(14)
SLB
@CLE
2
5
CHW
@DET
2
8
CHW
@DET
0
3
NYY
@PHA
7
1
NYY
@PHA
8
4
 
(10)
BSN
@BRO
5
4
CIN
@CHC
3
4
CIN
@CHC
10
7
PHI
@NYG
5
1
PHI
@NYG
8
2
PIT
@STL
6
8
PIT
@STL
2
5
Sunday, August 8, 1943,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:08
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Phillies
5
46-56
 Won 3 
7th, 22 GB
at Giants
1
37-62
 Lost 3 
8th, 30½ GB
W: Jack Kraus (7-9)
L: Cliff Melton (5-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Phillies        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  5  0    5  9  0
Giants          0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  8  2

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Danny Murtaugh 2B 3 1 2 0 1 0 .287 .721 4 3 3B
Buster Adams CF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .236 .620 5 0 SB
Babe Dahlgren 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .305 .746 9 2
Ron Northey RF 3 1 0 0 1 1 .285 .760 1 0
Coaker Triplett LF 4 1 3 3 0 0 .258 .738 1 0 HR,GDP
Dee Moore C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .230 .609 2 1
Glen Stewart SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 .184 .503 3 3
Pinky May 3B 4 1 2 1 0 1 .296 .768 1 3 HR
Jack Kraus P 4 0 0 0 0 0 .093 .268 1 2
Team Totals 34 5 9 5 2 4 .265 .806 27 14
3B: D Murtaugh (4).
HR: P May (1); C Triplett (10).
TB: C Triplett 6; P May 5; D Murtaugh 4; D Moore; B Adams.
GIDP: C Triplett (6).
RBI: C Triplett 3 (44); B Adams (25); P May (28).
Team LOB: 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Stewart-D Murtaugh-B Dahlgren; B Dahlgren-D Moore-P May.
Baserunning
SB: B Adams (1).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Dick Bartell 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .297 .815 1 2 2B
Mickey Witek 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .294 .683 3 5
Johnny Rucker CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .286 .673 1 1
Joe Medwick LF 4 1 3 1 0 0 .309 .721 0 0 HR
Mel Ott RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .237 .812 0 0 SH
Ernie Lombardi C 3 0 2 0 1 0 .298 .796 3 1 GDP
Sid Gordon 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .228 .658 18 0 SH
Billy Jurges SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 .249 .641 1 7
Cliff Melton P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .121 .293 0 2 GDP
   Ace Adams P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .053 .153 0 0
   Buster Maynard 1 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .604
Team Totals 31 1 8 1 3 2 .258 .711 27 18
2B: D Bartell (13).
HR: J Medwick (1).
SH: S Gordon (5); M Ott (3).
TB: J Medwick 6; D Bartell 2; E Lombardi 2; J Rucker; M Ott.
GIDP: C Melton (1); E Lombardi (15).
RBI: J Medwick (38).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 3. J Rucker-M Witek; B Jurges-M Witek-S Gordon; S Gordon.
E: E Lombardi 2 (8).

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Jack Kraus, W (7-9) 9 8 1 1 3 2 1 3.51 36 66
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 3 2 1 1.00 36 66

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Cliff Melton, L (5-7) 7.1 8 3 3 1 3 1 3.69 29 52
Ace Adams 1.2 1 2 2 1 1 1 2.71 7
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 2 4 2 5.00 36 52
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Beans Reardon, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - (none), 3B - Lee Ballanfant.
Time of Game: 2:08.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Phillies         New York Giants
1 Danny Murtaugh 2B 1 Dick Bartell 3B
2 Buster Adams CF 2 Mickey Witek 2B
3 Babe Dahlgren 1B 3 Johnny Rucker CF
4 Ron Northey RF 4 Joe Medwick LF
5 Coaker Triplett LF 5 Mel Ott RF
6 Dee Moore C 6 Ernie Lombardi C
7 Glen Stewart SS 7 Sid Gordon 1B
8 Pinky May 3B 8 Billy Jurges SS
9 Jack Kraus P 9 Cliff Melton P

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