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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
5
6
NYY
@BOS
7
8
SLB
@CHW
2
3
SLB
@CHW
4
5
 
(13)
DET
@CLE
3
6
DET
@CLE
7
5
PHA
@WSH
1
3
PHA
@WSH
12
5
BSN
@NYG
5
6
 
(13)
BSN
@NYG
4
1
BRO
@PHI
4
3
 
(10)
BRO
@PHI
10
1
CIN
@PIT
3
10
CIN
@PIT
6
4
CHC
@STL
3
6
CHC
@STL
2
5
 
(6)
Monday, July 5, 1948,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 3:05
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Braves
5
40-30
 Lost 3 
1st
at Giants
6
34-33
 Won 1 
4th, 5½ GB
W: Ray Poat (8-1)
L: Johnny Sain (10-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11 12  13    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Braves          0  1  0   1  2  0   0  1  0   0  0  0   0    5 12  0
Giants          0  0  0   0  2  0   0  1  2   0  0  0   1    6 11  0

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Eddie Stanky 2B 3 1 2 2 3 0 6 .330 .465 .440 .906 4 6 HR
Tommy Holmes RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 6 .336 .387 .480 .867 2 0 SH,GDP
Earl Torgeson 1B 5 0 1 0 1 0 6 .260 .376 .404 .781 15 0 SB
Bob Elliott 3B 5 1 2 1 1 0 6 .277 .424 .463 .887 1 4 HR
Jim Russell CF 6 0 0 0 0 0 6 .275 .379 .430 .809 1 0
Jeff Heath LF 6 1 3 1 0 1 6 .303 .407 .517 .924 4 0 HR
   Mike McCormick LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306 .352 .398 .750 0 0
Bill Salkeld C 5 1 1 1 0 1 6 .294 .433 .520 .953 8 0 HR,SH
Al Dark SS 4 0 2 0 1 0 6 .320 .366 .433 .799 2 3 2B,SH
Johnny Sain P 6 1 1 0 0 0 6 .245 .259 .245 .505 0 2 GDP
Team Totals 45 5 12 5 6 2 54 .267 .353 .556 .908 37 15
2B: A Dark (12).
HR: E Stanky (2); B Elliott (10); J Heath (7); B Salkeld (6).
SH: T Holmes (4); B Salkeld (6); A Dark (6).
TB: J Heath 6; E Stanky 5; B Elliott 5; B Salkeld 4; A Dark 3; E Torgeson; J Sain.
GIDP: J Sain (2); T Holmes (11).
RBI: E Stanky 2 (27); B Salkeld (16); B Elliott (48); J Heath (27).
Team LOB: 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Dark-E Stanky-E Torgeson.
Baserunning
SB: E Torgeson (15).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Bill Rigney 2B 6 1 1 0 0 0 6 .277 .362 .424 .786 5 6
Les Layton LF 6 1 4 1 0 1 6 .357 .386 .667 1.053 1 0 2·2B
Bobby Thomson CF 6 0 1 1 0 0 6 .286 .347 .464 .811 4 0 GDP
Johnny Mize 1B 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .276 .401 .557 .958 14 1 HR
Walker Cooper C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .259 .357 .482 .839 3 1
   Bobby Rhawn 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .318 .063 .381
   Mickey Livingston C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .216 .370 .365 .734 0 0
Willard Marshall RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .289 .364 .504 .868 5 0
Sid Gordon 3B 5 1 1 2 0 2 5 .313 .414 .639 1.053 1 1 HR
Buddy Kerr SS 5 0 2 1 0 1 5 .261 .302 .298 .600 5 6 3B
Clint Hartung P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .229 .273 .501 1 1
   Monty Kennedy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Johnny McCarthy 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .235 .278 .324 .601
   Alex Konikowski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 0 1
   Jack Lohrke 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .300 .333 .633
   Andy Hansen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .182 .000 .182 0 1
   Jack Conway 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .244 .346 .333 .679
   Ken Trinkle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0
   Wes Westrum 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .127 .253 .225 .478
   Ray Poat P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .103 .167 .128 .295 0 1
Team Totals 47 6 11 6 1 7 48 .234 .250 .447 .697 39 19
2B: L Layton 2 (4).
3B: B Kerr (2).
HR: J Mize (17); S Gordon (18).
TB: L Layton 6; J Mize 4; B Kerr 4; S Gordon 4; B Thomson; B Rigney; W Cooper.
GIDP: B Thomson (5).
RBI: S Gordon 2 (53); J Mize (54); L Layton (10); B Kerr (27); B Thomson (34).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Hartung-B Kerr-J Mize; R Poat-B Kerr-J Mize.

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Johnny Sain, L (10-6) 12.1 11 6 6 1 7 2 2.48 48 63
Team Totals 12.1 11 6 6 1 7 2 4.38 48 63

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Clint Hartung 4.2 5 4 4 4 1 3 4.59 22 35
Monty Kennedy 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7.59 1
Alex Konikowski 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 5.56 13
Andy Hansen 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.30 7
Ken Trinkle 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.73 7
Ray Poat, W (8-1) 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.29 4
Team Totals 13 12 5 5 6 2 4 3.46 54 35
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Artie Gore, 1B - Babe Pinelli, 2B - (none), 3B - Scotty Robb.
Time of Game: 3:05.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Braves         New York Giants
1 Eddie Stanky 2B 1 Bill Rigney 2B
2 Tommy Holmes RF 2 Les Layton LF
3 Earl Torgeson 1B 3 Bobby Thomson CF
4 Bob Elliott 3B 4 Johnny Mize 1B
5 Jim Russell CF 5 Walker Cooper C
6 Jeff Heath LF 6 Willard Marshall RF
7 Bill Salkeld C 7 Sid Gordon 3B
8 Al Dark SS 8 Buddy Kerr SS
9 Johnny Sain P 9 Clint Hartung P

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