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Standings
WSH
@CHW
2
0
PHA
@CLE
7
5
BOS
@DET
3
6
NYY
@SLB
11
9
STL
@BRO
2
6
PIT
@BSN
4
1
CHC
@NYG
1
4
CIN
@PHI
4
5
Wednesday, May 17, 1950,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 5,631, Time of Game: 2:17
Cubs
1
11-10
 Lost 1 
4th, 3½ GB
at Giants
4
7-13
 Won 1 
7th, 7 GB
W: Sheldon Jones (2-4)
L: Bill Voiselle (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  5  1
Giants          2  1  1   0  0  0   0  0  X    4  5  2

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Terwilliger 2B 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .321 .412 .548 .960 0.036 0.63 0.066 -0.030 0.6 3 2 2B
Hank Edwards RF 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .522 .593 .870 1.462 0.129 0.84 0.138 -0.009 1.6 0 0
Preston Ward 1B 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .241 .333 .430 .764 -0.207 1.39 0.000 -0.207 -2.2 12 0
Hank Sauer LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .319 .427 .478 .905 -0.002 0.82 0.051 -0.052 0.1 0 0
Andy Pafko CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .361 .465 .653 1.118 -0.102 1.01 0.000 -0.102 -1.3 2 0
Roy Smalley SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .225 .279 .388 .667 -0.023 0.78 0.039 -0.062 -0.5 2 5
Bill Serena 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .217 .299 .350 .649 -0.092 0.82 0.013 -0.104 -1.2 0 4 GDP
Rube Walker C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .120 .154 .120 .274 -0.048 0.45 0.000 -0.048 -0.7 5 2
Bill Voiselle P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.013 0.55 0.009 -0.022 -0.1 0 2
   Randy Jackson PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .250 .550 .800 -0.005 0.19 0.000 -0.005 -0.1
   Paul Minner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .143 .000 .143 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 32 1 5 1 3 3 35 .156 .229 .188 .416 -0.327 0.81 0.316 -0.641 -3.8 24 16
2B: W Terwilliger (8, off S Jones).
TB: H Edwards 3; W Terwilliger 2; H Sauer.
GIDP: B Serena (1).
RBI: P Ward (16).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
E: W Terwilliger (7).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Stanky 2B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .290 .473 .391 .864 -0.030 0.29 0.004 -0.034 -0.2 6 2
Whitey Lockman LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .293 .348 .390 .739 0.006 0.34 0.024 -0.018 -0.3 3 0
Monte Irvin RF 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.027 0.48 0.013 -0.040 -0.7 1 0
Bobby Thomson CF 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .256 .333 .423 .756 0.164 0.53 0.197 -0.034 1.2 6 1 HR
Hank Thompson 3B 1 0 0 0 3 0 4 .250 .432 .536 .968 0.007 0.27 0.016 -0.009 -0.0 0 2 CS
Tookie Gilbert 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .220 .289 .317 .606 0.039 0.42 0.062 -0.023 0.6 6 1 2B
Wes Westrum C 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .327 .468 .469 .937 0.043 0.49 0.047 -0.004 0.6 3 0 2B
Al Dark SS 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .269 .296 .333 .630 -0.009 0.63 0.063 -0.073 -0.8 1 3 2B
Sheldon Jones P 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .000 .100 .000 .100 -0.019 0.25 0.004 -0.023 -0.7 1 2 CS
Team Totals 26 4 5 4 7 3 33 .192 .364 .423 .787 0.174 0.41 0.430 -0.258 -0.2 27 11
2B: W Westrum (3, off B Voiselle); A Dark (2, off B Voiselle); T Gilbert (1, off B Voiselle).
HR: B Thomson (3, off B Voiselle, 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
TB: B Thomson 4; A Dark 2; T Gilbert 2; W Westrum 2; M Irvin.
RBI: B Thomson 2 (14); A Dark (6); T Gilbert (7).
2-out RBI: B Thomson 2; T Gilbert.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Thomson-E Stanky; A Dark-E Stanky-T Gilbert.
E: H Thompson (7); E Stanky (4).
Outfield Assists: B Thomson (W Terwilliger at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: H Thompson (2, 2nd base by B Voiselle/R Walker); S Jones (1, 2nd base by P Minner/R Walker).
Pickoffs: A Dark (2nd base by B Voiselle); B Thomson (1st base by B Voiselle).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Voiselle, L (0-2) 6 5 4 2 5 3 1 3.43 26 48 -0.187 0.50 -0.8
Paul Minner 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3.32 7 0 0 0.014 0.12 1.1
Team Totals 8 5 4 2 7 3 1 2.25 33 48 0 0 -0.173 0.41 0.2

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sheldon Jones, W (2-4) 9 5 1 1 3 3 0 4.55 35 73 0.328 0.81 3.8
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 3 3 0 1.00 35 73 0.328 0.81 3.8
Balks: None.
WP: P Minner (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: B Voiselle 2 (2; A Dark, 2nd base, B Thomson, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dusty Boggess, 1B - Lon Warneke, 2B - (none), 3B - Babe Pinelli.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: 5,631.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Giants
1 Wayne Terwilliger 2B 1 Eddie Stanky 2B
2 Hank Edwards RF 2 Whitey Lockman LF
3 Preston Ward 1B 3 Monte Irvin RF
4 Hank Sauer LF 4 Bobby Thomson CF
5 Andy Pafko CF 5 Hank Thompson 3B
6 Roy Smalley SS 6 Tookie Gilbert 1B
7 Bill Serena 3B 7 Wes Westrum C
8 Rube Walker C 8 Al Dark SS
9 Bill Voiselle P 9 Sheldon Jones P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 1-- RR NYG B. Thomson B. Voiselle 18% 70% Inside-the-park Home Run to CF; Irvin Scores/unER; Thomson Scores/unER
t1 0-0 0 12- OO CHC P. Ward S. Jones 11% 53% Double Play: Flyball: CF-2B
t9 1-4 0 1-- OO CHC B. Serena S. Jones 7% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b2 2-0 0 -2- R NYG A. Dark B. Voiselle 6% 85% Double; Westrum Scores
b3 3-0 2 12- R NYG T. Gilbert B. Voiselle 6% 89% Double to RF; Irvin Scores; Thompson to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Sheldon Jones facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC W. Terwilliger S. Jones -3% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- CHC H. Edwards S. Jones -5% 41% Single to CF; Terwilliger to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- OO CHC P. Ward S. Jones 11% 53% Double Play: Flyball: CF-2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CHC H. Sauer S. Jones 2% 55% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bill Voiselle facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYG E. Stanky B. Voiselle -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- NYG W. Lockman B. Voiselle 2% 55% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 1 1-- O NYG M. Irvin B. Voiselle -3% 52% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 2 1-- RR NYG B. Thomson B. Voiselle 18% 70% Inside-the-park Home Run to CF; Irvin Scores/unER; Thomson Scores/unER
b1 2-0 2 --- NYG H. Thompson B. Voiselle 1% 71% Walk
b1 2-0 2 1-- O NYG T. Gilbert B. Voiselle -2% 69% Popfly: 2B
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 2.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Giants' Sheldon Jones facing 5-6-7
t2 0-2 0 --- O CHC A. Pafko S. Jones 2% 72% Strikeout
t2 0-2 1 --- O CHC R. Smalley S. Jones 2% 73% Groundout: P-1B
t2 0-2 2 --- CHC B. Serena S. Jones -1% 72% Walk
t2 0-2 2 1-- O CHC R. Walker S. Jones 2% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Bill Voiselle facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- NYG W. Westrum B. Voiselle 4% 79% Double to CF
b2 2-0 0 -2- R NYG A. Dark B. Voiselle 6% 85% Double; Westrum Scores
b2 3-0 0 -2- O NYG S. Jones B. Voiselle -4% 81% Dark Picked off 2B (P-SS-3B-2B)
b2 3-0 1 --- O NYG S. Jones B. Voiselle -1% 80% Strikeout Looking
b2 3-0 2 --- O NYG E. Stanky B. Voiselle -1% 79% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Sheldon Jones facing 9-1-2
t3 0-3 0 --- O CHC B. Voiselle S. Jones 2% 81% Groundout: P-SS-1B
t3 0-3 1 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger S. Jones 1% 83% Flyball: CF
t3 0-3 2 --- O CHC H. Edwards S. Jones 1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Bill Voiselle facing 2-3-4
b3 3-0 0 --- O NYG W. Lockman B. Voiselle -1% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 3-0 1 --- NYG M. Irvin B. Voiselle 1% 84% Single to CF
b3 3-0 1 1-- NYG B. Thomson B. Voiselle 2% 85% Walk; Irvin to 2B
b3 3-0 1 12- O NYG H. Thompson B. Voiselle -3% 83% Thomson Picked off 1B (P-1B)
b3 3-0 2 -2- NYG H. Thompson B. Voiselle 0% 83% Walk
b3 3-0 2 12- R NYG T. Gilbert B. Voiselle 6% 89% Double to RF; Irvin Scores; Thompson to 3B
b3 4-0 2 -23 NYG W. Westrum B. Voiselle 0% 90% Walk
b3 4-0 2 123 O NYG A. Dark B. Voiselle -3% 87% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Sheldon Jones facing 3-4-5
t4 0-4 0 --- O CHC P. Ward S. Jones 2% 89% Popfly: SS
t4 0-4 1 --- CHC H. Sauer S. Jones -2% 87% Single to RF
t4 0-4 1 1-- O CHC A. Pafko S. Jones 2% 89% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-4 2 1-- O CHC R. Smalley S. Jones 2% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Bill Voiselle facing 9-1-2
b4 4-0 0 --- O NYG S. Jones B. Voiselle -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 4-0 1 --- O NYG E. Stanky B. Voiselle -1% 90% Strikeout Looking
b4 4-0 2 --- O NYG W. Lockman B. Voiselle -0% 89% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Sheldon Jones facing 7-8-9
t5 0-4 0 --- O CHC B. Serena S. Jones 2% 91% Popfly: 2B
t5 0-4 1 --- O CHC R. Walker S. Jones 1% 92% Popfly: 1B
t5 0-4 2 --- CHC B. Voiselle S. Jones -1% 91% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t5 0-4 2 1-- O CHC W. Terwilliger S. Jones 2% 93% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Bill Voiselle facing 3-4-5
b5 4-0 0 --- O NYG M. Irvin B. Voiselle -1% 92% Flyball: CF
b5 4-0 1 --- O NYG B. Thomson B. Voiselle -0% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 4-0 2 --- NYG H. Thompson B. Voiselle 0% 92% Walk
b5 4-0 2 1-- O NYG T. Gilbert B. Voiselle -1% 92% Thompson Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Sheldon Jones facing 2-3-4
t6 0-4 0 --- CHC H. Edwards S. Jones -3% 89% Single to CF
t6 0-4 0 1-- O CHC P. Ward S. Jones 3% 91% Flyball: LF
t6 0-4 1 1-- CHC H. Sauer S. Jones -3% 88% Walk; Edwards to 2B
t6 0-4 1 12- O CHC A. Pafko S. Jones 4% 92% Flyball: CF
t6 0-4 2 12- O CHC R. Smalley S. Jones 3% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Bill Voiselle facing 6-7-8
b6 4-0 0 --- O NYG T. Gilbert B. Voiselle -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 4-0 1 --- O NYG W. Westrum B. Voiselle -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 4-0 2 --- O NYG A. Dark B. Voiselle -0% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Sheldon Jones facing 7-8-9
t7 0-4 0 --- O CHC B. Serena S. Jones 2% 95% Popfly: 2B
t7 0-4 1 --- O CHC R. Walker S. Jones 1% 96% Groundout: 1B-P
Randy Jackson pinch hits for Bill Voiselle (P) batting 9th
t7 0-4 2 --- O CHC R. Jackson S. Jones 1% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Paul Minner facing 9-1-2
Paul Minner replaces Randy Jackson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-0 0 --- NYG S. Jones P. Minner 0% 97% Walk
b7 4-0 0 1-- O NYG E. Stanky P. Minner -1% 97% Jones Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b7 4-0 1 --- NYG E. Stanky P. Minner 0% 97% Walk
b7 4-0 1 1-- O NYG W. Lockman P. Minner -0% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Stanky to 2B
b7 4-0 2 -2- NYG M. Irvin P. Minner 0% 97% Wild Pitch; Stanky to 3B
b7 4-0 2 --3 O NYG M. Irvin P. Minner -1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Sheldon Jones facing 1-2-3
t8 0-4 0 --- CHC W. Terwilliger S. Jones -3% 93% Double to LF
t8 0-4 0 -2- CHC H. Edwards S. Jones -5% 88% Single to 2B; Terwilliger to 3B
t8 0-4 0 1-3 RO CHC P. Ward S. Jones 5% 92% Flyball: LF; Terwilliger Scores
t8 1-4 1 1-- O CHC H. Sauer S. Jones 3% 95% Flyball: LF
t8 1-4 2 1-- O CHC A. Pafko S. Jones 2% 97% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Paul Minner facing 4-5-6
b8 4-1 0 --- O NYG B. Thomson P. Minner -0% 97% Foul Flyball: 1B
b8 4-1 1 --- O NYG H. Thompson P. Minner -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
b8 4-1 2 --- O NYG T. Gilbert P. Minner -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 4.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Giants' Sheldon Jones facing 6-7-8
t9 1-4 0 --- CHC R. Smalley S. Jones -4% 93% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t9 1-4 0 1-- OO CHC B. Serena S. Jones 7% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t9 1-4 2 --- O CHC R. Walker S. Jones 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 4.

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