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Scores
Standings
PIT
@BRO
12
3
STL
@BSN
7
4
CHC
@NYG
5
8
CIN
@PHI
4
2
Thursday, May 17, 1945,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 7,147, Time of Game: 2:24
Cubs
5
10-12
 Lost 5 
4th, 8½ GB
at Giants
8
20-5
 Won 4 
1st
W: Ace Adams (3-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  1  0   0  2  0   0  2  0    5 12  0
Giants          2  0  0   0  0  0   0  6  X    8 13  4

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Stan Hack 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .282 .402 .376 .778 0 3
Roy Hughes SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .244 .286 .279 .565 1 1
   Bill Schuster SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Paul Gillespie 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .176 .176 .176 .353
Bill Nicholson RF 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .256 .365 .378 .743 1 0
Phil Cavarretta 1B 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .345 .412 .448 .861 10 1
Peanuts Lowrey LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .286 .417 .702 3 0
Andy Pafko CF 4 0 3 1 0 0 4 .262 .340 .286 .626 3 0 GDP
Don Johnson 2B 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .262 .279 .310 .589 3 4
Dewey Williams C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .364 .500 .545 1.045 2 1 2·GDP
Claude Passeau P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .250 .625 .875 1 2
   Hy Vandenberg P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .750 1.000 0 0
   Bob Chipman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .143 .286 .429 0 0
   Mack Stewart P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Heinz Becker 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .125 .222 .125 .347
Team Totals 36 5 12 4 2 2 38 .333 .368 .333 .702 24 12
TB: A Pafko 3; S Hack 2; D Johnson 2; P Cavarretta 2; P Lowrey; B Nicholson; R Hughes.
GIDP: D Williams 2 (3); A Pafko (1).
RBI: D Johnson 2 (8); A Pafko (4); B Nicholson (10).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Hack-D Johnson-P Cavarretta.

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Johnny Rucker CF 5 1 0 1 0 0 5 .308 .331 .417 .747 1 0
George Hausmann 2B 5 0 3 1 0 1 5 .313 .382 .374 .756 1 4
Mel Ott RF 4 2 3 1 1 0 5 .412 .565 .765 1.330 0 0 2·2B
Joe Medwick LF 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .158 .158 .211 .368 1 1 2B
Phil Weintraub 1B 4 0 3 2 0 0 4 .360 .482 .674 1.156 12 0 3B
   Steve Filipowicz 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .259 .358 .617
   Al Gardella 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Ernie Lombardi C 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .345 .436 .552 .987 3 0
   Johnny Hudson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
   Ray Berres C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
Buddy Kerr SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .181 .238 .255 .493 5 7 SH,GDP
Nap Reyes 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .355 .412 .570 .982 1 1
Andy Hansen P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 4
   Red Treadway 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500
   Ace Adams P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533 0 1
   Danny Gardella 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400
   Billy Jurges 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .000 .500 .000 .500
   Rube Fischer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 35 8 13 8 4 2 40 .371 .436 .514 .950 27 18
2B: M Ott 2 (9); J Medwick (1).
3B: P Weintraub (1).
SH: B Kerr (4).
TB: P Weintraub 5; M Ott 5; G Hausmann 3; J Medwick 3; E Lombardi 2.
GIDP: B Kerr (2).
RBI: P Weintraub 2 (23); J Medwick (1); B Jurges (1); J Rucker (16); M Ott (22); G Hausmann (5); E Lombardi (24).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 3. B Kerr-G Hausmann-P Weintraub; A Adams-B Kerr-P Weintraub; G Hausmann-B Kerr-P Weintraub.
E: G Hausmann (5); J Rucker 2 (3); J Medwick (1).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Claude Passeau, L (1-2) 7 11 6 6 2 2 0 3.86 33 31
Hy Vandenberg 0.1 0 1 1 1 0 0 5.73 2
Bob Chipman 0.1 0 1 1 1 0 0 4.10 2
Mack Stewart 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 3
Team Totals 8 13 8 8 4 2 0 9.00 40 31

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Andy Hansen 7 9 3 1 1 2 0 2.35 29 52
Ace Adams, W (3-1) 1 3 2 2 1 0 0 1.35 6
Rube Fischer, S (1) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.00 3
Team Totals 9 12 5 3 2 2 0 3.00 38 52
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Beans Reardon, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - (none), 3B - Lou Jorda.
Time of Game: 2:24.
Attendance: 7,147.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Giants
1 Stan Hack 3B 1 Johnny Rucker CF
2 Roy Hughes SS 2 George Hausmann 2B
3 Bill Nicholson RF 3 Mel Ott RF
4 Phil Cavarretta 1B 4 Joe Medwick LF
5 Peanuts Lowrey LF 5 Phil Weintraub 1B
6 Andy Pafko CF 6 Ernie Lombardi C
7 Don Johnson 2B 7 Buddy Kerr SS
8 Dewey Williams C 8 Nap Reyes 3B
9 Claude Passeau P 9 Andy Hansen P

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