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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
0
3
BOS
@CLE
11
5
PHA
@DET
9
6
WSH
@SLB
3
4
PIT
@BRO
8
4
STL
@BSN
1
3
CHC
@NYG
8
3
Friday, May 21, 1948,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 7,511, Time of Game: 2:18
Cubs
8
11-14
 Won 2 
6th, 5½ GB
at Giants
3
14-11
 Lost 2 
2nd, 2½ GB
L: Sheldon Jones (3-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  1   1  6  0   0  0  0    8 13  1
Giants          0  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  1    3 10  2

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Hank Schenz 2B 6 2 4 1 0 0 6 .304 .355 .382 .737 3 2 2B
Eddie Waitkus 1B 4 1 2 3 1 0 5 .369 .425 .583 1.007 7 1 HR,3B
Hal Jeffcoat CF 5 0 3 0 0 1 5 .311 .336 .437 .773 2 0 2B
Andy Pafko 3B 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 .270 .352 .587 .939 1 2
Bill Nicholson RF 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 .301 .453 .494 .947 2 0
Bob Scheffing C 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .326 .341 .488 .829 6 0
Clarence Maddern LF 5 2 3 4 0 0 5 .275 .275 .475 .750 3 0 2·HR
Roy Smalley SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .160 .200 .259 .459 3 2
Hank Borowy P 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .400 .400 .500 .900 0 0 2B
   Johnny Schmitz P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .059 .000 .059 0 1
Team Totals 41 8 13 8 5 4 46 .317 .391 .659 1.050 27 8
2B: H Schenz (8); H Jeffcoat (5); H Borowy (1).
3B: E Waitkus (6).
HR: E Waitkus (1); C Maddern 2 (2).
TB: C Maddern 9; E Waitkus 7; H Schenz 5; H Jeffcoat 4; H Borowy 2.
RBI: C Maddern 4 (7); E Waitkus 3 (12); H Schenz (2).
Team LOB: 11.
Fielding
E: R Smalley (7).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Bill Rigney 2B 4 0 1 0 1 2 5 .311 .382 .443 .825 3 3
Whitey Lockman LF 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .305 .371 .495 .866 3 0
Bobby Thomson CF 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .263 .333 .456 .789 0 0
Johnny Mize 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .289 .427 .518 .945 8 0
Willard Marshall RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .298 .389 .457 .846 1 0
Wes Westrum C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .095 .240 .143 .383 9 0 2B
Buddy Kerr SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .237 .293 .250 .543 1 4
Jack Lohrke 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .221 .330 .372 .702 2 1
Sheldon Jones P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .333 .250 .583 0 0
   Clint Hartung P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .375 .625 0 1
   Andy Hansen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Johnny McCarthy 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .250 .294 .438 .732
   Thornton Lee P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0
   Sid Gordon 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .275 .403 .471 .874
   Bobo Newsom P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333 0 1
   Les Layton 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 4.000 5.000 HR
Team Totals 37 3 10 3 2 6 39 .270 .308 .378 .686 27 10
2B: W Westrum (1).
HR: L Layton (1).
TB: L Layton 4; W Westrum 2; W Lockman 2; B Kerr; J McCarthy; J Mize; J Lohrke; B Rigney; W Marshall.
RBI: J Mize (16); W Lockman (13); L Layton (1).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
E: B Newsom (1); W Lockman (2).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Hank Borowy 4.1 8 2 2 1 3 0 5.32 23 41
Johnny Schmitz, W (3-4) 4.2 2 1 1 1 3 1 1.68 16
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 2 6 1 3.00 39 41

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Sheldon Jones, L (3-2) 4 6 4 4 5 2 1 5.00 23 31
Clint Hartung 0.2 4 4 4 0 0 2 6.75 6
Andy Hansen 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 2
Thornton Lee 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.08 4
Bobo Newsom 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.75 10
Team Totals 9 13 8 8 5 4 3 8.00 45 31
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Scotty Robb, 1B - Babe Pinelli, 2B - (none), 3B - Artie Gore.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: 7,511.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Giants
1 Hank Schenz 2B 1 Bill Rigney 2B
2 Eddie Waitkus 1B 2 Whitey Lockman LF
3 Hal Jeffcoat CF 3 Bobby Thomson CF
4 Andy Pafko 3B 4 Johnny Mize 1B
5 Bill Nicholson RF 5 Willard Marshall RF
6 Bob Scheffing C 6 Wes Westrum C
7 Clarence Maddern LF 7 Buddy Kerr SS
8 Roy Smalley SS 8 Jack Lohrke 3B
9 Hank Borowy P 9 Sheldon Jones P

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