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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
11
9
PHA
@CLE
2
8
WSH
@DET
9
1
NYY
@SLB
7
2
CHC
@BRO
5
6
CIN
@BSN
5
4
 
(10)
CIN
@BSN
4
2
PIT
@NYG
4
10
PIT
@NYG
2
3
STL
@PHI
3
8
STL
@PHI
6
0
Wednesday, June 27, 1945,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 0:00
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Pirates
4
32-28
 Lost 2 
4th, 6 GB
at Giants
10
34-28
 Won 3 
3rd, 4 GB
W: Van Mungo (8-3)
L: Al Gerheauser (2-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Pirates         0  0  2   2  0  0   0  0  0    4  7  0
Giants          1  2  0   2  0  0   2  3  X   10 17  1

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lee Handley 3B 4 1 0 0 0 1 .309 .720 -0.165 1.30 0.000 -0.165 -1.6 0 2
Al Gionfriddo CF 4 0 1 2 0 0 .284 .755 0.120 1.13 0.168 -0.048 1.4 1 0
Jim Russell LF 2 0 0 0 2 1 .285 .745 0.003 0.96 0.059 -0.056 0.1 3 0
Bob Elliott RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .819 -0.137 1.37 0.000 -0.137 -1.2 3 1
Babe Dahlgren 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .241 .669 -0.092 0.88 0.000 -0.092 -0.8 6 0
Jack Saltzgaver 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .319 .782 -0.022 0.73 0.032 -0.055 -0.2 5 3
Vic Barnhart SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 .269 .603 -0.072 1.13 0.000 -0.072 -0.6 0 2
   Lloyd Waner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .819 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
Al Lopez C 3 2 2 1 0 1 .228 .557 0.121 0.90 0.138 -0.017 1.1 5 0
   Johnny Barrett PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .776 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
Al Gerheauser P 3 0 2 1 0 1 .333 .888 0.181 1.28 0.225 -0.044 1.8 1 0 3B,2B
   Xavier Rescigno P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .708 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Frank Colman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .103 .249 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.1
Team Totals 34 4 7 4 2 5 .206 .544 -0.066 0.99 0.622 -0.689 -0.5 24 8
2B: A Gerheauser (2, off V Mungo).
3B: A Gerheauser (2, off V Mungo).
TB: A Gerheauser 5; A Lopez 2; V Barnhart; A Gionfriddo; J Saltzgaver.
RBI: A Gionfriddo 2 (18); A Lopez (9); A Gerheauser (5).
2-out RBI: A Gionfriddo 2; A Gerheauser; A Lopez.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: B Elliott (M Ott at home plate).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Mallory CF 5 1 2 2 0 0 .254 .559 0.192 1.15 0.217 -0.025 1.3 2 0 SB
George Hausmann 2B 5 2 4 2 0 1 .308 .774 0.148 1.10 0.187 -0.040 1.8 0 9 3B
Danny Gardella LF 4 1 1 0 1 1 .299 .862 -0.063 1.08 0.039 -0.102 -0.5 0 0
Mel Ott RF 5 0 2 2 0 0 .342 .966 0.028 1.05 0.108 -0.080 1.4 2 1
Ernie Lombardi C 4 2 1 1 1 0 .296 .886 -0.034 0.79 0.040 -0.074 0.3 6 0
Phil Weintraub 1B 2 0 0 0 0 2 .251 .801 -0.047 0.91 0.000 -0.047 -0.5 5 1
   Billy Jurges 3B 3 1 2 1 0 0 .357 .866 0.074 0.55 0.090 -0.016 0.4 0 2
Nap Reyes 3B-1B 4 1 3 2 1 0 .344 .840 0.121 0.60 0.132 -0.011 2.8 10 1 2B
Buddy Kerr SS 4 2 0 0 1 0 .226 .575 0.016 0.87 0.074 -0.058 -0.9 1 1
Van Mungo P 4 0 2 0 0 0 .325 .807 -0.002 1.14 0.079 -0.081 -0.0 1 1
Team Totals 40 10 17 10 4 4 .425 .977 0.433 0.94 0.966 -0.534 6.0 27 16
2B: N Reyes (9, off A Gerheauser).
3B: G Hausmann (5, off A Gerheauser).
TB: G Hausmann 6; N Reyes 4; J Mallory 2; M Ott 2; B Jurges 2; V Mungo 2; D Gardella; E Lombardi.
RBI: N Reyes 2 (24); G Hausmann 2 (21); J Mallory 2 (10); M Ott 2 (41); B Jurges (8); E Lombardi (44).
2-out RBI: G Hausmann; N Reyes.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 10 for 22.
Fielding
E: G Hausmann (13).
Outfield Assists: M Ott (V Barnhart at 2nd base).
Baserunning
SB: J Mallory (1, 2nd base off A Gerheauser/A Lopez).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Al Gerheauser, L (2-5) 6.1 12 7 7 3 4 0 4.10 34 22 -0.427 1.16 -4.2
Xavier Rescigno 1.2 5 3 3 1 0 0 5.10 10 1 0 -0.007 0.14 -1.8
Team Totals 8 17 10 10 4 4 0 11.25 44 22 1 0 -0.434 0.94 -6.0

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Van Mungo, W (8-3) 9 7 4 4 2 5 0 3.12 36 60 0.066 0.99 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 4 4 2 5 0 4.00 36 60 0.066 0.99 0.5
Balks: None.
WP: A Gerheauser (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Babe Pinelli, 1B - Jocko Conlan, 2B - (none), 3B - Dusty Boggess.
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Pittsburgh Pirates         New York Giants
1 Lee Handley 3B 1 Jim Mallory CF
2 Al Gionfriddo CF 2 George Hausmann 2B
3 Jim Russell LF 3 Danny Gardella LF
4 Bob Elliott RF 4 Mel Ott RF
5 Babe Dahlgren 1B 5 Ernie Lombardi C
6 Jack Saltzgaver 2B 6 Phil Weintraub 1B
7 Vic Barnhart SS 7 Nap Reyes 3B
8 Al Lopez C 8 Buddy Kerr SS
9 Al Gerheauser P 9 Van Mungo P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 3-4 1 12- R NYG J. Mallory A. Gerheauser 16% 64% Single to RF; Reyes Scores; Kerr to 3B
t4 3-3 2 1-- R PIT A. Gerheauser V. Mungo -15% 39% Triple to RF; Lopez Scores
t3 0-3 2 -23 RR PIT A. Gionfriddo V. Mungo -14% 64% Single to CF; Lopez Scores; Handley Scores
t4 2-3 2 -2- R PIT A. Lopez V. Mungo -11% 53% Single to CF; Saltzgaver Scores
b1 0-0 1 12- R NYG M. Ott A. Gerheauser 9% 68% Single to RF; Hausmann Scores; Gardella to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Van Mungo facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PIT L. Handley V. Mungo 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O PIT A. Gionfriddo V. Mungo 2% 54% Lineout: SS
t1 0-0 2 --- O PIT J. Russell V. Mungo 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Al Gerheauser facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYG J. Mallory A. Gerheauser -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- NYG G. Hausmann A. Gerheauser 2% 55% Single to LF
b1 0-0 1 1-- NYG D. Gardella A. Gerheauser 3% 59% Single to CF; Hausmann to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- R NYG M. Ott A. Gerheauser 9% 68% Single to RF; Hausmann Scores; Gardella to 2B
b1 1-0 1 12- O NYG E. Lombardi A. Gerheauser -4% 64% Lineout: 2B
b1 1-0 2 12- O NYG P. Weintraub A. Gerheauser -4% 60% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Van Mungo facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O PIT B. Elliott V. Mungo 2% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- O PIT B. Dahlgren V. Mungo 2% 65% Strikeout
t2 0-1 2 --- O PIT J. Saltzgaver V. Mungo 1% 66% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 0, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Pirates' Al Gerheauser facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- NYG N. Reyes A. Gerheauser 3% 69% Walk
b2 1-0 0 1-- O NYG B. Kerr A. Gerheauser -3% 66% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 1-0 1 1-- NYG V. Mungo A. Gerheauser 6% 72% Single to RF; Kerr to 3B
b2 1-0 1 1-3 RO NYG J. Mallory A. Gerheauser 1% 73% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Kerr Scores
b2 2-0 2 1-- NYG G. Hausmann A. Gerheauser 1% 74% Mallory Steals 2B
b2 2-0 2 -2- R NYG G. Hausmann A. Gerheauser 8% 82% Triple to RF; Mallory Scores
b2 3-0 2 --3 O NYG D. Gardella A. Gerheauser -2% 80% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Van Mungo facing 7-8-9
t3 0-3 0 --- O PIT V. Barnhart V. Mungo 2% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-3 1 --- PIT A. Lopez V. Mungo -2% 79% Single to CF
t3 0-3 1 1-- PIT A. Gerheauser V. Mungo -8% 71% Double to LF; Lopez to 3B
t3 0-3 1 -23 O PIT L. Handley V. Mungo 7% 79% Fielder's Choice P; Lopez stays at 3B; Gerheauser out at 3B/P-3B; Handley to 2B
t3 0-3 2 -23 RR PIT A. Gionfriddo V. Mungo -14% 64% Single to CF; Lopez Scores; Handley Scores
t3 2-3 2 1-- PIT J. Russell V. Mungo -2% 62% Walk; Gionfriddo to 2B
t3 2-3 2 12- O PIT B. Elliott V. Mungo 5% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 2, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-2, Pirates' Al Gerheauser facing 4-5-6
b3 3-2 0 --- O NYG M. Ott A. Gerheauser -2% 65% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b3 3-2 1 --- O NYG E. Lombardi A. Gerheauser -1% 63% Popfly: 2B
b3 3-2 2 --- O NYG P. Weintraub A. Gerheauser -1% 62% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 2, Giants 3.
Top of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 2-3, Giants' Van Mungo facing 5-6-7
t4 2-3 0 --- O PIT B. Dahlgren V. Mungo 3% 65% Flyball: CF
t4 2-3 1 --- PIT J. Saltzgaver V. Mungo -3% 62% Single to 1B
t4 2-3 1 1-- O PIT V. Barnhart V. Mungo 2% 65% Single to RF; Saltzgaver to 2B; Barnhart out at 2B/RF-1B
t4 2-3 2 -2- R PIT A. Lopez V. Mungo -11% 53% Single to CF; Saltzgaver Scores
t4 3-3 2 1-- R PIT A. Gerheauser V. Mungo -15% 39% Triple to RF; Lopez Scores
t4 4-3 2 --3 O PIT L. Handley V. Mungo 4% 43% Strikeout
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 3-4, Pirates' Al Gerheauser facing 7-8-9
b4 3-4 0 --- NYG N. Reyes A. Gerheauser 5% 47% Single to 2B
b4 3-4 0 1-- NYG B. Kerr A. Gerheauser 7% 55% Walk; Reyes to 2B
b4 3-4 0 12- O NYG V. Mungo A. Gerheauser -7% 48% Bunt Popfly: P
b4 3-4 1 12- R NYG J. Mallory A. Gerheauser 16% 64% Single to RF; Reyes Scores; Kerr to 3B
b4 4-4 1 1-3 R NYG G. Hausmann A. Gerheauser 8% 72% Single to LF; Kerr Scores; Mallory to 2B
b4 5-4 1 12- O NYG D. Gardella A. Gerheauser -4% 68% Foul Flyball: 1B
b4 5-4 2 12- O NYG M. Ott A. Gerheauser -4% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 5.
Top of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-5, Giants' Van Mungo facing 2-3-4
Nap Reyes moves from 3B to 1B
Billy Jurges replaces Phil Weintraub (1B) playing 3B batting 6th
t5 4-5 0 --- O PIT A. Gionfriddo V. Mungo 3% 67% Flyball: RF
t5 4-5 1 --- PIT J. Russell V. Mungo -4% 64% Walk
t5 4-5 1 1-- O PIT B. Elliott V. Mungo 4% 68% Flyball: CF
t5 4-5 2 1-- O PIT B. Dahlgren V. Mungo 3% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Ahead 5-4, Pirates' Al Gerheauser facing 5-6-7
b5 5-4 0 --- O NYG E. Lombardi A. Gerheauser -2% 69% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b5 5-4 1 --- O NYG B. Jurges A. Gerheauser -2% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 5-4 2 --- O NYG N. Reyes A. Gerheauser -1% 66% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 5.
Top of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-5, Giants' Van Mungo facing 6-7-8
t6 4-5 0 --- O PIT J. Saltzgaver V. Mungo 4% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 4-5 1 --- O PIT V. Barnhart V. Mungo 3% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 4-5 2 --- O PIT A. Lopez V. Mungo 2% 74% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 5-4, Pirates' Al Gerheauser facing 8-9-1
b6 5-4 0 --- O NYG B. Kerr A. Gerheauser -2% 72% Flyball: LF
b6 5-4 1 --- NYG V. Mungo A. Gerheauser 2% 74% Single to CF
b6 5-4 1 1-- NYG J. Mallory A. Gerheauser 3% 77% Single to CF; Mungo to 2B
b6 5-4 1 12- O NYG G. Hausmann A. Gerheauser -4% 74% Strikeout Looking
b6 5-4 2 12- O NYG D. Gardella A. Gerheauser -4% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 5.
Top of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-5, Giants' Van Mungo facing 9-1-2
t7 4-5 0 --- O PIT A. Gerheauser V. Mungo 4% 74% Strikeout
t7 4-5 1 --- O PIT L. Handley V. Mungo 3% 77% Flyball: RF
t7 4-5 2 --- PIT A. Gionfriddo V. Mungo -2% 74% Reached on E4 (throw) (Ground Ball); Gionfriddo to 1B
t7 4-5 2 1-- O PIT J. Russell V. Mungo 5% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 5-4, Pirates' Al Gerheauser facing 4-5-6
b7 5-4 0 --- O NYG M. Ott A. Gerheauser -2% 77% Flyball: RF
b7 5-4 1 --- NYG E. Lombardi A. Gerheauser 2% 79% Walk
b7 5-4 1 1-- NYG B. Jurges A. Gerheauser 2% 81% Wild Pitch; Lombardi to 2B
b7 5-4 1 -2- R NYG B. Jurges A. Gerheauser 9% 90% Single to RF; Lombardi Scores; Jurges to 2B/Adv on throw
b7 6-4 1 -2- R NYG N. Reyes A. Gerheauser 5% 95% Double to LF; Jurges Scores
Xavier Rescigno replaces Al Gerheauser pitching and batting 9th
b7 7-4 1 -2- O NYG B. Kerr X. Rescigno -1% 94% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Reyes to 3B
b7 7-4 2 --3 O NYG V. Mungo X. Rescigno -1% 93% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 7.
Top of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-7, Giants' Van Mungo facing 4-5-6
t8 4-7 0 --- O PIT B. Elliott V. Mungo 2% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 4-7 1 --- O PIT B. Dahlgren V. Mungo 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 4-7 2 --- O PIT J. Saltzgaver V. Mungo 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 7-4, Pirates' Xavier Rescigno facing 1-2-3
b8 7-4 0 --- O NYG J. Mallory X. Rescigno -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 7-4 1 --- NYG G. Hausmann X. Rescigno 0% 97% Single to RF
b8 7-4 1 1-- NYG D. Gardella X. Rescigno 0% 98% Walk; Hausmann to 2B
b8 7-4 1 12- R NYG M. Ott X. Rescigno 1% 99% Single to RF; Hausmann Scores; Gardella to 3B
b8 8-4 1 1-3 R NYG E. Lombardi X. Rescigno 0% 100% Single to LF; Gardella Scores; Ott to 2B
b8 9-4 1 12- O NYG B. Jurges X. Rescigno -0% 99% Single to RF; Ott out at Hm/RF-C; Lombardi to 2B
b8 9-4 2 12- R NYG N. Reyes X. Rescigno 0% 100% Single to RF; Lombardi Scores; Jurges to 3B; Reyes to 2B/Adv on throw
b8 10-4 2 -23 O NYG B. Kerr X. Rescigno -0% 100% Lineout: LF
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 10.
Top of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-10, Giants' Van Mungo facing 7-8-9
Lloyd Waner pinch hits for Vic Barnhart (SS) batting 7th
t9 4-10 0 --- O PIT L. Waner V. Mungo 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
Johnny Barrett pinch hits for Al Lopez (C) batting 8th
t9 4-10 1 --- O PIT J. Barrett V. Mungo 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
Frank Colman pinch hits for Xavier Rescigno (P) batting 9th
t9 4-10 2 --- O PIT F. Colman V. Mungo 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Pirates 4, Giants 10.

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