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Scores
Standings
PHA
@CHW
1
8
PHA
@CHW
6
1
BOS
@CLE
5
1
BOS
@CLE
6
0
NYY
@DET
10
8
 
(11)
WSH
@SLB
7
4
WSH
@SLB
4
7
STL
@BRO
2
4
PIT
@BSN
3
4
PIT
@BSN
0
4
CHC
@NYG
10
15
CHC
@NYG
9
4
CIN
@PHI
4
5
 
(12)
CIN
@PHI
3
3
 
(11)
Sunday, June 23, 1946,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:30
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cubs
10
30-24
 Lost 1 
3rd, 4 GB
at Giants
15
25-35
 Won 1 
7th, 13 GB
W: Jack Kraus (1-0)
L: Hi Bithorn (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  4  0   2  0  0   0  2  2   10 15  0
Giants          1  1  0   9  0  2   2  0  X   15 18  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Stan Hack 3B 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .248 .411 .322 .733 0 2
Lou Stringer 2B 5 1 2 2 0 1 5 .244 .301 .372 .673 0 3 HR
Peanuts Lowrey CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .286 .372 .393 .765 3 0
Phil Cavarretta RF 4 2 2 0 1 1 5 .310 .431 .458 .889 2 0 GDP
Marv Rickert LF 3 2 3 1 1 0 4 .263 .336 .374 .710 2 0 HR
   Frank Secory 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .292 .346 .542 .888
Eddie Waitkus 1B 5 3 2 1 0 0 5 .308 .340 .413 .753 7 0 HR
Clyde McCullough C 2 1 1 2 0 0 2 .304 .365 .472 .837 2 0
   Bob Scheffing C 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .217 .217 .261 .478 6 0
Bobby Sturgeon SS 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .321 .369 .372 .741 2 2 GDP
Russ Meers P 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0 0
   Hi Bithorn P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 0 1
   Bill Fleming P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Dom Dallessandro 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .565 .250 .815
   Vern Olsen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Bill Nicholson 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .188 .291 .292 .583
   Red Adams P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1
Team Totals 40 10 15 9 2 3 42 .375 .405 .600 1.005 24 9
HR: L Stringer (3); M Rickert (3); E Waitkus (2).
TB: M Rickert 6; L Stringer 5; E Waitkus 5; P Cavarretta 2; C McCullough; R Meers; H Bithorn; P Lowrey; B Scheffing; S Hack.
GIDP: B Sturgeon (1); P Cavarretta (7).
RBI: L Stringer 2 (11); C McCullough 2 (17); M Rickert (15); E Waitkus (18); R Meers (1); B Scheffing (4); B Sturgeon (6).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Bithorn-B Sturgeon-E Waitkus.

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Buddy Blattner 2B 5 2 3 3 1 1 6 .306 .402 .517 .919 3 3 2B
Goody Rosen CF 5 1 1 2 1 0 6 .274 .357 .355 .712 4 0 2B
Garland Lawing RF 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .143 .143 .143 .286 1 0
   Jack Graham RF 3 2 1 1 1 1 4 .212 .235 .374 .609 1 0 2B
Johnny Mize 1B 4 2 2 2 1 0 5 .342 .438 .581 1.020 8 3 2B
Walker Cooper C 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .269 .319 .361 .680 3 0 GDP
Mickey Witek 3B 4 1 2 4 1 0 5 .325 .391 .506 .897 1 3 HR
Sid Gordon LF 4 3 3 1 1 1 5 .302 .388 .403 .791 3 0 3·2B
Buddy Kerr SS 4 2 2 0 1 0 5 .283 .366 .404 .770 3 3
Nate Andrews P 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .125 .222 .188 .410 0 0
   Jack Kraus P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Willard Marshall 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .201 .265 .295 .560
   Rube Fischer P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .143 .143 .143 .286 0 0
   Monty Kennedy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .154 .154 .308 0 0
Team Totals 41 15 18 15 7 5 48 .439 .521 .683 1.204 27 12
2B: B Blattner (9); G Rosen (5); J Graham (3); J Mize (12); S Gordon 3 (8).
HR: M Witek (3).
TB: S Gordon 6; M Witek 5; B Blattner 4; J Mize 3; G Rosen 2; B Kerr 2; J Graham 2; G Lawing; N Andrews; W Marshall; W Cooper.
GIDP: W Cooper (3).
RBI: M Witek 4 (19); B Blattner 3 (27); G Rosen 2 (13); J Mize 2 (41); W Marshall (13); J Graham (14); S Gordon (12); N Andrews (4).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
DP: 3. B Kerr-B Blattner-J Mize; J Mize-B Kerr-J Mize; B Blattner-J Mize.
E: R Fischer (3).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Russ Meers 2 4 2 2 1 0 0 3.86 11 39
Hi Bithorn, L (2-2) 1.1 5 5 5 1 1 0 5.50 9
Bill Fleming 2.2 7 6 6 3 1 1 6.89 18
Vern Olsen 1 2 2 2 2 1 0 18.00 7
Red Adams 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4.00 3
Team Totals 8 18 15 15 7 5 1 16.88 48 39

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Nate Andrews 3 8 6 6 0 1 2 5.27 15 20
Jack Kraus, W (1-0) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10.80 4
Rube Fischer 4 5 4 4 2 2 1 5.83 19
Monty Kennedy, S (1) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.45 4
Team Totals 9 15 10 10 2 3 3 10.00 42 20
Balks: None.
WP: R Fischer (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Tom Dunn, 1B - Butch Henline, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Giants
1 Stan Hack 3B 1 Buddy Blattner 2B
2 Lou Stringer 2B 2 Goody Rosen CF
3 Peanuts Lowrey CF 3 Garland Lawing RF
4 Phil Cavarretta RF 4 Johnny Mize 1B
5 Marv Rickert LF 5 Walker Cooper C
6 Eddie Waitkus 1B 6 Mickey Witek 3B
7 Clyde McCullough C 7 Sid Gordon LF
8 Bobby Sturgeon SS 8 Buddy Kerr SS
9 Russ Meers P 9 Nate Andrews P

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