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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
1
3
PHA
@CLE
8
9
WSH
@DET
8
3
CHC
@BRO
1
4
CIN
@BSN
1
0
STL
@NYG
2
1
STL
@NYG
1
6
PIT
@PHI
2
1
PIT
@PHI
2
9
Thursday, July 25, 1946,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 23,158, Time of Game: 2:07
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cardinals
1
54-36
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1½ GB
at Giants
6
39-50
 Won 1 
6th, 16 GB
W: Monty Kennedy (5-4)
L: Murry Dickson (8-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  3  2
Giants          1  0  1   1  2  0   1  0  X    6 12  0

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Red Schoendienst 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .298 .343 .367 .710 -0.041 0.41 0.000 -0.041 -0.6 3 0
Buster Adams CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .203 .333 .343 .676 0.034 0.48 0.052 -0.017 0.5 3 0
Stan Musial 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .361 .421 .567 .989 -0.042 0.71 0.012 -0.054 -0.8 9 1
Whitey Kurowski 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .296 .393 .467 .861 -0.058 0.78 0.000 -0.058 -0.6 2 1
   Jeff Cross 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .313 .268 .580 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.3 0 1
Enos Slaughter RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .296 .373 .430 .803 -0.052 0.50 0.000 -0.052 -0.7 3 0
Erv Dusak LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .234 .301 .387 .689 -0.032 0.55 0.005 -0.037 0.0 1 0
Marty Marion SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .232 .313 .323 .636 -0.029 0.40 0.000 -0.029 -0.6 1 3
Clyde Kluttz C 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .256 .310 .295 .604 -0.033 0.68 0.000 -0.033 -0.3 0 1
   Del Rice C 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .274 .317 .347 .664 -0.003 0.07 0.000 -0.003 -0.2 2 0
Murry Dickson P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 -0.017 0.72 0.000 -0.017 -0.1 0 2
   Al Brazle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Terry Moore PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .320 .337 .657 -0.009 0.35 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
   Ted Wilks P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .227 .190 .418 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Harry Walker PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .241 .333 .352 .685 0.004 0.10 0.004 0.000 0.9
   Freddy Schmidt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 3 1 2 3 32 .100 .156 .100 .256 -0.282 0.50 0.073 -0.354 -3.0 24 10
TB: H Walker; E Dusak; B Adams.
RBI: H Walker (17).
2-out RBI: H Walker.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Dickson-M Marion-S Musial.
E: R Schoendienst (6); M Marion (14).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Rigney 3B 3 2 2 1 1 0 5 .235 .325 .300 .625 0.159 0.76 0.160 -0.001 1.7 0 0 2·SB,SH
Mickey Witek 2B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .322 .383 .461 .844 -0.141 0.68 0.001 -0.142 -1.8 3 3
Willard Marshall CF 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .251 .308 .337 .645 0.106 0.69 0.140 -0.034 0.8 0 0
Johnny Mize 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .328 .427 .572 .999 0.074 0.77 0.130 -0.056 0.7 11 0
Jack Graham RF 4 2 1 1 0 0 4 .224 .274 .408 .682 -0.083 0.63 0.006 -0.089 -0.7 0 0 HR
Ernie Lombardi C 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .288 .351 .425 .776 0.063 0.50 0.077 -0.014 1.2 6 1
Sid Gordon LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .308 .386 .397 .782 -0.040 0.54 0.023 -0.063 -0.5 2 0 GDP
Buddy Kerr SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .257 .343 .348 .691 0.010 0.30 0.022 -0.012 -0.0 5 7
Monty Kennedy P 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .211 .231 .263 .494 0.071 0.52 0.071 0.000 1.2 0 3
Team Totals 35 6 12 6 3 1 39 .343 .395 .429 .823 0.219 0.62 0.630 -0.411 2.5 27 14
HR: J Graham (6, off T Wilks, 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SH: B Rigney (5, off T Wilks).
TB: J Graham 4; W Marshall 2; M Kennedy 2; B Rigney 2; J Mize 2; E Lombardi 2; S Gordon.
GIDP: S Gordon (6).
RBI: E Lombardi (23); J Graham (23); J Mize (63); B Rigney (24); S Gordon (26); W Marshall (19).
2-out RBI: J Mize.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 16.
Baserunning
SB: B Rigney 2 (5, 2nd base off F Schmidt/D Rice, 2nd base off M Dickson/C Kluttz).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Murry Dickson, L (8-3) 2.1 6 2 2 0 0 0 2.40 12 37 -0.189 1.12 -2.0
Al Brazle 2.2 4 3 2 1 0 0 3.22 14 2 0 -0.029 0.72 -0.8
Ted Wilks 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 3.50 9 0 0 -0.001 0.05 -0.1
Freddy Schmidt 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.93 4 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.4
Team Totals 8 12 6 5 3 1 1 5.62 39 37 2 0 -0.218 0.62 -2.5

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Monty Kennedy, W (5-4) 9 3 1 1 2 3 0 3.54 32 78 0.282 0.50 3.0
Team Totals 9 3 1 1 2 3 0 1.00 32 78 0.282 0.50 3.0
Balks: None.
WP: M Kennedy (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Barr, 1B - Jocko Conlan, 2B - (none), 3B - Dusty Boggess.
Time of Game: 2:07.
Attendance: 23,158.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         New York Giants
1 Red Schoendienst 2B 1 Bill Rigney 3B
2 Buster Adams CF 2 Mickey Witek 2B
3 Stan Musial 1B 3 Willard Marshall CF
4 Whitey Kurowski 3B 4 Johnny Mize 1B
5 Enos Slaughter RF 5 Jack Graham RF
6 Erv Dusak LF 6 Ernie Lombardi C
7 Marty Marion SS 7 Sid Gordon LF
8 Clyde Kluttz C 8 Buddy Kerr SS
9 Murry Dickson P 9 Monty Kennedy P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 1-0 1 12- R NYG W. Marshall M. Dickson 13% 84% Single to RF; Rigney Scores; Witek to 3B; Marshall to 2B/Adv on throw
b1 0-0 2 --3 R NYG J. Mize M. Dickson 10% 63% Single to CF; Rigney Scores
b3 1-0 0 1-- NYG B. Rigney M. Dickson 8% 79% Single to LF; Kennedy to 3B/Adv on E6
b3 1-0 0 1-3 O NYG M. Witek M. Dickson -8% 71% Fielder's Choice P; Kennedy out at Hm/P-3B; Rigney to 2B
b2 1-0 0 1-- OO NYG S. Gordon M. Dickson -6% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL R. Schoendienst M. Kennedy 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL B. Adams M. Kennedy 1% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- STL S. Musial M. Kennedy -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O STL W. Kurowski M. Kennedy 2% 55% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Murry Dickson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYG B. Rigney M. Dickson 4% 58% Single to LF
b1 0-0 0 1-- NYG M. Witek M. Dickson 3% 61% Rigney Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- O NYG M. Witek M. Dickson -4% 57% Popfly: 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- O NYG W. Marshall M. Dickson -3% 54% Flyball: RF (Deep RF); Rigney to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 R NYG J. Mize M. Dickson 10% 63% Single to CF; Rigney Scores
b1 1-0 2 1-- O NYG J. Graham M. Dickson -2% 61% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O STL E. Slaughter M. Kennedy 2% 64% Popfly: SS
t2 0-1 1 --- O STL E. Dusak M. Kennedy 2% 65% Groundout: P-1B
t2 0-1 2 --- O STL M. Marion M. Kennedy 1% 66% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Murry Dickson facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- NYG E. Lombardi M. Dickson 3% 70% Single to LF
b2 1-0 0 1-- OO NYG S. Gordon M. Dickson -6% 63% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- O NYG B. Kerr M. Dickson -1% 62% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- O STL C. Kluttz M. Kennedy 3% 65% Strikeout
t3 0-1 1 --- O STL M. Dickson M. Kennedy 2% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- O STL R. Schoendienst M. Kennedy 1% 68% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Murry Dickson facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- NYG M. Kennedy M. Dickson 3% 71% Single to CF
b3 1-0 0 1-- NYG B. Rigney M. Dickson 8% 79% Single to LF; Kennedy to 3B/Adv on E6
b3 1-0 0 1-3 O NYG M. Witek M. Dickson -8% 71% Fielder's Choice P; Kennedy out at Hm/P-3B; Rigney to 2B
b3 1-0 1 12- R NYG W. Marshall M. Dickson 13% 84% Single to RF; Rigney Scores; Witek to 3B; Marshall to 2B/Adv on throw
Al Brazle replaces Murry Dickson pitching and batting 9th
b3 2-0 1 -23 O NYG J. Mize A. Brazle -5% 79% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 2-0 2 -23 O NYG J. Graham A. Brazle -4% 75% Groundout: 1B unassisted
1 run, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 2.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- STL B. Adams M. Kennedy -5% 70% Single to SS
t4 0-2 0 1-- O STL S. Musial M. Kennedy 4% 74% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-2 1 1-- O STL W. Kurowski M. Kennedy 3% 78% Foul Flyball: C
t4 0-2 2 1-- O STL E. Slaughter M. Kennedy 2% 80% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Al Brazle facing 6-7-8
b4 2-0 0 --- O NYG E. Lombardi A. Brazle -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-0 1 --- NYG S. Gordon A. Brazle 2% 80% Single to RF
b4 2-0 1 1-- NYG B. Kerr A. Brazle 2% 83% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Gordon to 2B
b4 2-0 1 12- NYG M. Kennedy A. Brazle 4% 86% Walk; Gordon to 3B; Kerr to 2B
b4 2-0 1 123 RO NYG B. Rigney A. Brazle 1% 87% Flyball: RF; Gordon Scores/unER
b4 3-0 2 12- O NYG M. Witek A. Brazle -2% 86% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 6-7-8
t5 0-3 0 --- O STL E. Dusak M. Kennedy 2% 88% Foul Flyball: 1B
t5 0-3 1 --- O STL M. Marion M. Kennedy 1% 89% Strikeout (C-1B)
t5 0-3 2 --- O STL C. Kluttz M. Kennedy 1% 90% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cardinals' Al Brazle facing 3-4-5
b5 3-0 0 --- NYG W. Marshall A. Brazle 1% 91% Single to SS
b5 3-0 0 1-- NYG J. Mize A. Brazle 3% 94% Single to CF; Marshall to 3B
b5 3-0 0 1-3 O NYG J. Graham A. Brazle -3% 91% Fielder's Choice 1B; Marshall out at Hm/1B-C-3B; Mize to 2B
b5 3-0 1 12- R NYG E. Lombardi A. Brazle 5% 96% Single to CF; Mize Scores; Graham to 3B
b5 4-0 1 1-3 RO NYG S. Gordon A. Brazle 1% 97% Flyball: RF; Graham Scores
b5 5-0 2 1-- O NYG B. Kerr A. Brazle -0% 96% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 5.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-5, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 9-1-2
Terry Moore pinch hits for Al Brazle (P) batting 9th
t6 0-5 0 --- O STL T. Moore M. Kennedy 1% 97% Foul Flyball: C
t6 0-5 1 --- O STL R. Schoendienst M. Kennedy 1% 98% Lineout: LF
t6 0-5 2 --- O STL B. Adams M. Kennedy 0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cardinals' Ted Wilks facing 9-1-2
Ted Wilks replaces Terry Moore (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Del Rice replaces Clyde Kluttz playing C batting 8th
b6 5-0 0 --- NYG M. Kennedy T. Wilks 0% 98% Single to RF
b6 5-0 0 1-- O NYG B. Rigney T. Wilks -0% 98% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Kennedy to 2B
b6 5-0 1 -2- NYG M. Witek T. Wilks 0% 98% Walk
b6 5-0 1 12- O NYG W. Marshall T. Wilks -0% 98% Foul Flyball: C
b6 5-0 2 12- O NYG J. Mize T. Wilks -0% 98% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 5.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-5, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 3-4-5
t7 0-5 0 --- O STL S. Musial M. Kennedy 1% 98% Groundout: P-1B
t7 0-5 1 --- O STL W. Kurowski M. Kennedy 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-5 2 --- O STL E. Slaughter M. Kennedy 0% 99% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cardinals' Ted Wilks facing 5-6-7
Jeff Cross replaces Whitey Kurowski playing 3B batting 4th
b7 5-0 0 --- R NYG J. Graham T. Wilks 1% 99% Home Run
b7 6-0 0 --- O NYG E. Lombardi T. Wilks -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 6-0 1 --- O NYG S. Gordon T. Wilks -0% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b7 6-0 2 --- O NYG B. Kerr T. Wilks -0% 99% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 6.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-6, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 6-7-8
t8 0-6 0 --- STL E. Dusak M. Kennedy -1% 99% Single to CF
t8 0-6 0 1-- O STL M. Marion M. Kennedy 1% 99% Flyball: LF
t8 0-6 1 1-- O STL D. Rice M. Kennedy 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t8 0-6 2 1-- STL T. Wilks M. Kennedy -0% 100% Wild Pitch; Rice to 2B
Harry Walker pinch hits for Ted Wilks (P) batting 9th
t8 0-6 2 -2- R STL H. Walker M. Kennedy -0% 99% Single to CF; Rice Scores
t8 1-6 2 1-- O STL R. Schoendienst M. Kennedy 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Giants 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 6-1, Cardinals' Freddy Schmidt facing 9-1-2
Freddy Schmidt replaces Harry Walker (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-1 0 --- O NYG M. Kennedy F. Schmidt -0% 100% Popfly: 2B
b8 6-1 1 --- NYG B. Rigney F. Schmidt 0% 100% Walk
b8 6-1 1 1-- NYG M. Witek F. Schmidt 0% 100% Rigney Steals 2B
b8 6-1 1 -2- O NYG M. Witek F. Schmidt -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B; Rigney to 3B
b8 6-1 2 --3 O NYG W. Marshall F. Schmidt -0% 100% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Giants 6.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-6, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 2-3-4
t9 1-6 0 --- STL B. Adams M. Kennedy -1% 99% Walk
t9 1-6 0 1-- O STL S. Musial M. Kennedy 1% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t9 1-6 1 1-- O STL J. Cross M. Kennedy 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t9 1-6 2 1-- O STL E. Slaughter M. Kennedy 0% 100% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Giants 6.

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