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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
2
3
NYY
@CHW
16
6
 
(7)
BOS
@CLE
11
2
BOS
@CLE
1
2
PHA
@DET
2
6
PHA
@DET
4
5
WSH
@SLB
1
7
WSH
@SLB
7
4
PIT
@BRO
1
3
STL
@BSN
9
5
CHC
@NYG
0
4
CHC
@NYG
8
3
CIN
@PHI
12
3
 
(10)
CIN
@PHI
6
8
 
(7)
Sunday, August 24, 1947,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:48
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cubs
0
53-68
 Lost 2 
6th, 22 GB
at Giants
4
61-57
 Won 1 
4th, 13½ GB
W: Larry Jansen (15-4)
L: Hank Borowy (8-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  8  1
Giants          0  0  1   0  0  3   0  0  X    4  9  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Stan Hack 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .278 .385 .342 .727 0 2
Eddie Waitkus 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .281 .328 .363 .691 11 0
Andy Pafko CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .297 .337 .441 .778 2 0
Phil Cavarretta LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .317 .397 .391 .789 3 0
Bill Nicholson RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .216 .349 .418 .767 4 0
Clyde McCullough C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .255 .309 .375 .684 3 0
Bobby Sturgeon 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .243 .254 .314 .568 0 2
Billy Jurges SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 4
Hank Borowy P 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .120 .170 .160 .330 0 0
   Marv Rickert 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .162 .248 .208 .456
   Russ Meers P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .111 .111 .222 0 0
Team Totals 34 0 8 0 1 1 35 .235 .257 .235 .492 24 8
TB: E Waitkus 2; C McCullough; P Cavarretta; B Sturgeon; A Pafko; B Nicholson; M Rickert.
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Sturgeon-B Jurges-E Waitkus; E Waitkus.
E: S Hack (8).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Buddy Kerr SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .280 .331 .374 .705 1 3
Mickey Witek 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .213 .275 .323 .598 3 3
Bobby Thomson CF 4 2 2 0 0 0 4 .292 .347 .520 .867 0 0 2B
Johnny Mize 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .300 .389 .604 .993 11 1
Willard Marshall RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .297 .369 .545 .914 3 0 GDP
Walker Cooper C 3 1 2 2 0 0 3 .316 .355 .603 .958 1 0 HR
Sid Gordon LF 3 1 2 1 0 0 3 .273 .351 .452 .803 6 1 HR
Jack Lohrke 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .237 .347 .366 .713 1 3
Larry Jansen P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .180 .194 .197 .390 1 1
Team Totals 32 4 9 3 0 3 32 .281 .281 .500 .781 27 12
2B: B Thomson (22).
HR: W Cooper (28); S Gordon (9).
TB: S Gordon 5; W Cooper 5; B Thomson 3; J Mize 2; J Lohrke.
GIDP: W Marshall (11).
RBI: W Cooper 2 (95); S Gordon (46).
Team LOB: 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Witek-J Mize.
E: B Kerr (13).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Hank Borowy, L (8-12) 7 8 4 3 0 3 2 4.09 29 50
Russ Meers 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.69 3
Team Totals 8 9 4 3 0 3 2 3.38 32 50

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Larry Jansen, W (15-4) 9 8 0 0 1 1 0 3.39 35 71
Team Totals 9 8 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 35 71
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lou Jorda, 1B - George Barr, 2B - (none), 3B - Jocko Conlan.
Time of Game: 1:48.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Giants
1 Stan Hack 3B 1 Buddy Kerr SS
2 Eddie Waitkus 1B 2 Mickey Witek 2B
3 Andy Pafko CF 3 Bobby Thomson CF
4 Phil Cavarretta LF 4 Johnny Mize 1B
5 Bill Nicholson RF 5 Willard Marshall RF
6 Clyde McCullough C 6 Walker Cooper C
7 Bobby Sturgeon 2B 7 Sid Gordon LF
8 Billy Jurges SS 8 Jack Lohrke 3B
9 Hank Borowy P 9 Larry Jansen P

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