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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
2
1
SLB
@CLE
0
6
SLB
@CLE
4
2
CHW
@DET
10
2
WSH
@PHA
2
3
WSH
@PHA
5
2
PHI
@BRO
0
2
CIN
@CHC
3
4
BSN
@NYG
2
6
BSN
@NYG
7
5
PIT
@STL
0
5
PIT
@STL
5
7
Sunday, August 10, 1947,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 39,886, Time of Game: 2:12
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Braves
7
58-50
 Won 1 
4th, 7½ GB
at Giants
5
56-46
 Lost 1 
3rd, 6½ GB
W: Si Johnson (3-6)
L: Ken Trinkle (5-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  0   0  0  1   1  1  4    7 11  0
Giants          0  2  0   0  0  2   0  1  0    5 11  0

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Tommy Holmes RF 4 2 1 3 1 0 5 .304 .366 .440 .806 0 0 HR
Johnny Hopp CF 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .309 .406 .376 .782 3 0 HR
Bama Rowell LF 4 0 3 1 0 0 4 .282 .317 .389 .706 1 0
Bob Elliott 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .298 .398 .485 .884 2 4 GDP
Earl Torgeson 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .287 .401 .534 .934 14 0 HR
Phil Masi C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .283 .360 .417 .777 4 1
Connie Ryan 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .260 .336 .344 .681 3 2
Nanny Fernandez SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .218 .289 .276 .565 0 4
Red Barrett P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .132 .148 .208 .356 0 1
   Danny Litwhiler 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .274 .344 .417 .761
   Clyde Shoun P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .400 .400 .800 0 0
   Si Johnson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Frank McCormick 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .339 .368 .471 .839
   Dick Culler 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .269 .352 .301 .653
   Walt Lanfranconi P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1
   Warren Spahn P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .183 .194 .225 .420 0 0
Team Totals 37 7 11 7 1 4 38 .297 .316 .541 .856 27 13
HR: T Holmes (9); J Hopp (1); E Torgeson (16).
TB: J Hopp 6; T Holmes 4; E Torgeson 4; B Rowell 3; N Fernandez; F McCormick; C Ryan.
GIDP: B Elliott (12).
RBI: T Holmes 3 (42); J Hopp (26); F McCormick (32); B Rowell (25); E Torgeson (68).
Team LOB: 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Elliott-E Torgeson.

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Bill Rigney 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .263 .334 .428 .762 2 5
Buddy Kerr SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .281 .337 .387 .724 2 1
Bobby Thomson CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .291 .341 .535 .876 0 0 SH
Johnny Mize 1B 4 2 1 0 0 0 5 .306 .403 .628 1.031 11 1 HBP
Willard Marshall RF 5 3 3 2 0 0 5 .305 .380 .574 .954 3 0 HR,SB
Ernie Lombardi C 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .276 .321 .447 .768 5 0 2·2B
   Buddy Blattner 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .351 .347 .698 0 0 SB
Sid Gordon LF 3 0 2 2 1 0 4 .275 .356 .450 .806 2 0 3B,SB
Jack Lohrke 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .220 .343 .346 .689 1 1 GDP
   Walker Cooper C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .325 .363 .617 .981 0 0
Andy Hansen P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .000 .125 .000 .125 1 1
   Ken Trinkle P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .231 .231 .231 .462 0 0
   Larry Jansen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189 .204 .208 .411 0 0
Team Totals 36 5 11 4 3 4 41 .306 .375 .500 .875 27 9
2B: E Lombardi 2 (4).
3B: S Gordon (7).
HR: W Marshall (29).
SH: B Thomson (1).
HBP: J Mize (3).
TB: W Marshall 6; E Lombardi 4; S Gordon 4; J Mize; B Thomson; B Kerr; B Rigney.
GIDP: J Lohrke (7).
RBI: S Gordon 2 (45); W Marshall 2 (89).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Kerr-J Mize.
Baserunning
SB: W Marshall (2); B Blattner (4); S Gordon (2).

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Red Barrett 7 7 4 4 2 3 1 3.80 30 48
Clyde Shoun 0.1 2 1 0 1 0 0 4.94 4
Si Johnson, W (3-6) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.65 2
Walt Lanfranconi 0.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.47 3
Warren Spahn, S (2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.76 2
Team Totals 9 11 5 4 3 4 1 4.00 41 48

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Andy Hansen 7.1 6 3 3 1 4 2 5.79 29 57
Ken Trinkle, L (5-3) 1.1 4 3 3 0 0 0 4.08 7
Larry Jansen 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 1 3.26 2
Team Totals 9 11 7 7 1 4 3 7.00 38 57
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: R Barrett (1).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jocko Conlan, 1B - Beans Reardon, 2B - (none), 3B - Larry Goetz.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: 39,886.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Braves         New York Giants
1 Tommy Holmes RF 1 Bill Rigney 2B
2 Johnny Hopp CF 2 Buddy Kerr SS
3 Bama Rowell LF 3 Bobby Thomson CF
4 Bob Elliott 3B 4 Johnny Mize 1B
5 Earl Torgeson 1B 5 Willard Marshall RF
6 Phil Masi C 6 Ernie Lombardi C
7 Connie Ryan 2B 7 Sid Gordon LF
8 Nanny Fernandez SS 8 Jack Lohrke 3B
9 Red Barrett P 9 Andy Hansen P

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