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Standings
PHA
@CHW
10
3
WSH
@CLE
0
11
NYY
@DET
0
4
BOS
@SLB
9
8
PIT
@BRO
4
5
 
(10)
STL
@BSN
3
4
CHC
@NYG
1
11
CHC
@NYG
6
8
CIN
@PHI
0
2
Wednesday, August 2, 1950,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:02
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cubs
1
41-52
 Lost 1 
6th, 16 GB
at Giants
11
46-47
 Won 1 
5th, 10 GB
W: Larry Jansen (12-7)
L: Monk Dubiel (4-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  5  2
Giants          4  0  0   3  1  1   2  0  X   11  9  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Terwilliger 2B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .229 .305 .361 .666 -0.042 0.40 0.000 -0.042 -1.1 1 3
Bill Serena 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .251 .354 .444 .798 -0.028 0.28 0.000 -0.029 0.0 1 1 2B
Preston Ward 1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .260 .336 .452 .788 -0.018 0.34 0.000 -0.018 -0.2 6 0
   Bob Borkowski 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .278 .320 .395 .715 -0.001 0.01 0.000 -0.001 -0.6 5 1
Hank Sauer LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .274 .363 .500 .863 -0.023 0.30 0.000 -0.023 -0.6 2 0
   Carmen Mauro LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .270 .324 .381 .704 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 0 0
Andy Pafko CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .327 .418 .619 1.037 -0.015 0.29 0.000 -0.015 -0.3 3 0
   Hal Jeffcoat CF 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .197 .230 .310 .540 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Ron Northey RF 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 .266 .363 .494 .856 -0.004 0.11 0.003 -0.007 1.3 1 0 2B
Roy Smalley SS 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .251 .319 .466 .785 -0.022 0.42 0.000 -0.022 -0.5 0 1
   Emil Verban SS 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .121 .171 .152 .323 0.001 0.03 0.001 0.000 0.7 0 1
Rube Walker C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .223 .288 .343 .631 -0.015 0.20 0.000 -0.015 -1.1 3 1
Monk Dubiel P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .077 .143 .115 .258 -0.007 0.27 0.000 -0.007 -0.1 0 4
   Johnny Vander Meer P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .077 .143 .231 .374 -0.002 0.04 0.000 -0.002 -0.9 1 0
Team Totals 32 1 5 1 0 9 32 .156 .156 .219 .375 -0.176 0.22 0.004 -0.181 -3.8 24 12
2B: R Northey (12, off L Jansen); B Serena (12, off L Jansen).
TB: R Northey 3; B Serena 2; H Jeffcoat; E Verban.
RBI: R Northey (22).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
E: H Jeffcoat (1); B Serena (16).

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 1 3 0 0 2 1 4 .320 .464 .425 .888 0.031 0.31 0.038 -0.007 0.7 1 0 HBP
   Bill Rigney 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .194 .260 .224 .484 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.1 0 0
Whitey Lockman LF 5 2 3 1 0 0 5 .335 .386 .458 .844 0.057 0.34 0.061 -0.004 1.9 4 0 2·2B
Don Mueller RF 5 0 1 2 0 0 5 .299 .316 .374 .690 0.020 0.50 0.034 -0.013 0.7 1 0 2B
Hank Thompson 3B 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 .284 .398 .468 .866 0.001 0.36 0.010 -0.009 -0.9 0 2 IW
Wes Westrum C 4 1 1 4 1 0 5 .270 .392 .509 .901 0.211 0.52 0.213 -0.002 2.1 9 0 HR
Monte Irvin 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251 .359 .397 .755 0.010 0.28 0.010 0.000 0.3 0 0 HBP
   Tookie Gilbert PR-1B 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 .231 .331 .329 .660 -0.007 0.10 0.002 -0.009 -0.1 10 0 SB
Al Dark SS 4 2 2 0 0 1 4 .298 .345 .479 .825 0.011 0.24 0.023 -0.012 1.3 0 3 SB
Bobby Thomson CF 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .240 .318 .422 .741 -0.012 0.18 0.002 -0.015 0.9 2 0 2B
Larry Jansen P 3 0 0 2 0 1 4 .148 .188 .213 .401 0.000 0.21 0.010 -0.010 -0.3 0 1 SH
Team Totals 33 11 9 11 5 4 41 .273 .400 .485 .885 0.322 0.31 0.403 -0.081 6.8 27 6
2B: W Lockman 2 (17, 1 off M Dubiel, 1 off J Vander Meer); D Mueller (8, off M Dubiel); B Thomson (14, off J Vander Meer).
HR: W Westrum (17, off M Dubiel, 1st inn, 3 on, 1 out).
SH: L Jansen (5, off M Dubiel).
IBB: H Thompson (3, by M Dubiel).
HBP: M Irvin (4, by M Dubiel); E Stanky (7, by J Vander Meer).
TB: W Lockman 5; W Westrum 4; A Dark 2; D Mueller 2; B Thomson 2; B Rigney.
RBI: W Westrum 4 (48); D Mueller 2 (45); L Jansen 2 (10); B Thomson 2 (55); W Lockman (32).
2-out RBI: D Mueller 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 12.
Baserunning
SB: A Dark (5, 3rd base off M Dubiel/R Walker); T Gilbert (3, 2nd base off J Vander Meer/R Walker).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Monk Dubiel, L (4-5) 4 5 7 7 4 2 1 3.86 22 22 -0.318 0.56 -4.9
Johnny Vander Meer 4 4 4 2 1 2 0 4.22 19 0 0 -0.006 0.01 -1.9
Team Totals 8 9 11 9 5 4 1 10.12 41 22 0 0 -0.324 0.31 -6.8

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Larry Jansen, W (12-7) 9 5 1 1 0 9 0 3.29 32 82 0.175 0.22 3.8
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 0 9 0 1.00 32 82 0.175 0.22 3.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: M Dubiel (1; M Irvin); J Vander Meer (2; E Stanky).
IBB: M Dubiel (5; H Thompson).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dusty Boggess, 1B - Scotty Robb, 2B - (none), 3B - Babe Pinelli.
Time of Game: 2:02.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Giants
1 Wayne Terwilliger 2B 1 Eddie Stanky 2B
2 Bill Serena 3B 2 Whitey Lockman LF
3 Preston Ward 1B 3 Don Mueller RF
4 Hank Sauer LF 4 Hank Thompson 3B
5 Andy Pafko CF 5 Wes Westrum C
6 Ron Northey RF 6 Monte Irvin 1B
7 Roy Smalley SS 7 Al Dark SS
8 Rube Walker C 8 Bobby Thomson CF
9 Monk Dubiel P 9 Larry Jansen P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 123 RRRR NYG W. Westrum M. Dubiel 21% 85% Inside-the-park Home Run to CF; Stanky Scores; Lockman Scores; Thompson Scores
b1 0-0 0 1-- NYG W. Lockman M. Dubiel 5% 64% Single; Stanky to 2B
b1 0-0 0 --- NYG E. Stanky M. Dubiel 3% 58% Walk
b4 5-0 2 -23 RR NYG D. Mueller M. Dubiel 3% 98% Double; Lockman Scores; Stanky Scores
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger L. Jansen 2% 52% Strikeout

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' Larry Jansen facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger L. Jansen 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Serena L. Jansen 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC P. Ward L. Jansen 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Monk Dubiel facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYG E. Stanky M. Dubiel 3% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- NYG W. Lockman M. Dubiel 5% 64% Single; Stanky to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- O NYG D. Mueller M. Dubiel -0% 63% Groundout: P-1B; Lockman to 2B; Stanky to 3B
b1 0-0 1 -23 NYG H. Thompson M. Dubiel 1% 64% Intentional Walk
b1 0-0 1 123 RRRR NYG W. Westrum M. Dubiel 21% 85% Inside-the-park Home Run to CF; Stanky Scores; Lockman Scores; Thompson Scores
b1 4-0 1 --- NYG M. Irvin M. Dubiel 1% 86% Hit By Pitch
Tookie Gilbert pinch runs for Monte Irvin (1B) batting 6th
b1 4-0 1 1-- O NYG A. Dark M. Dubiel -1% 85% Strikeout
b1 4-0 2 1-- O NYG B. Thomson M. Dubiel -1% 84% Flyball: LF
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Larry Jansen facing 4-5-6
Tookie Gilbert moves from PR to 1B
t2 0-4 0 --- O CHC H. Sauer L. Jansen 2% 86% Flyball: LF
t2 0-4 1 --- O CHC A. Pafko L. Jansen 1% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-4 2 --- O CHC R. Northey L. Jansen 1% 88% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Monk Dubiel facing 9-1-2
b2 4-0 0 --- O NYG L. Jansen M. Dubiel -1% 87% Groundout: P-1B
b2 4-0 1 --- O NYG E. Stanky M. Dubiel -1% 86% Strikeout
b2 4-0 2 --- O NYG W. Lockman M. Dubiel -0% 86% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Larry Jansen facing 7-8-9
t3 0-4 0 --- O CHC R. Smalley L. Jansen 2% 87% Strikeout
t3 0-4 1 --- O CHC R. Walker L. Jansen 1% 88% Flyball: LF
t3 0-4 2 --- O CHC M. Dubiel L. Jansen 1% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Monk Dubiel facing 3-4-5
b3 4-0 0 --- O NYG D. Mueller M. Dubiel -1% 88% Flyball: CF
b3 4-0 1 --- O NYG H. Thompson M. Dubiel -1% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 4-0 2 --- NYG W. Westrum M. Dubiel 0% 88% Walk
b3 4-0 2 1-- O NYG T. Gilbert M. Dubiel -1% 87% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Giants' Larry Jansen facing 1-2-3
t4 0-4 0 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger L. Jansen 2% 89% Strikeout
t4 0-4 1 --- O CHC B. Serena L. Jansen 1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-4 2 --- O CHC P. Ward L. Jansen 1% 91% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Monk Dubiel facing 7-8-9
b4 4-0 0 --- NYG A. Dark M. Dubiel 1% 92% Single
b4 4-0 0 1-- O NYG B. Thomson M. Dubiel -0% 92% Groundout: P-1B; Dark to 2B
b4 4-0 1 -2- NYG L. Jansen M. Dubiel 1% 93% Dark Steals 3B
b4 4-0 1 --3 RO NYG L. Jansen M. Dubiel 1% 94% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Dark Scores
b4 5-0 2 --- NYG E. Stanky M. Dubiel 0% 94% Walk
b4 5-0 2 1-- NYG W. Lockman M. Dubiel 1% 95% Double; Stanky to 3B
b4 5-0 2 -23 RR NYG D. Mueller M. Dubiel 3% 98% Double; Lockman Scores; Stanky Scores
b4 7-0 2 -2- O NYG H. Thompson M. Dubiel -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 7.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-7, Giants' Larry Jansen facing 4-5-6
t5 0-7 0 --- O CHC H. Sauer L. Jansen 1% 98% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
t5 0-7 1 --- O CHC A. Pafko L. Jansen 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-7 2 --- CHC R. Northey L. Jansen -0% 98% Single
t5 0-7 2 1-- O CHC R. Smalley L. Jansen 0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 7.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Ahead 7-0, Cubs' Johnny Vander Meer facing 5-6-7
Johnny Vander Meer replaces Monk Dubiel pitching and batting 9th
Bob Borkowski replaces Preston Ward playing 1B batting 3rd
b5 7-0 0 --- O NYG W. Westrum J. Vander Meer -0% 99% Flyball: LF
b5 7-0 1 --- NYG T. Gilbert J. Vander Meer 0% 99% Walk
b5 7-0 1 1-- NYG A. Dark J. Vander Meer 0% 99% Gilbert Steals 2B
b5 7-0 1 -2- NYG A. Dark J. Vander Meer 0% 99% Single; Gilbert to 3B
b5 7-0 1 1-3 RO NYG B. Thomson J. Vander Meer 0% 99% Groundout: 1B-P; Dark to 2B; Gilbert Scores
b5 8-0 2 -2- O NYG L. Jansen J. Vander Meer -0% 99% Strikeout (C-1B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 8.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-8, Giants' Larry Jansen facing 8-9-1
t6 0-8 0 --- O CHC R. Walker L. Jansen 0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 0-8 1 --- O CHC J. Vander Meer L. Jansen 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
t6 0-8 2 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger L. Jansen 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 8-0, Cubs' Johnny Vander Meer facing 1-2-3
b6 8-0 0 --- NYG E. Stanky J. Vander Meer 0% 100% Hit By Pitch
b6 8-0 0 1-- R NYG W. Lockman J. Vander Meer 0% 100% Double; Stanky Scores
b6 9-0 0 -2- O NYG D. Mueller J. Vander Meer -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 9-0 1 -2- O NYG H. Thompson J. Vander Meer -0% 100% Strikeout
b6 9-0 2 -2- O NYG W. Westrum J. Vander Meer -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 9.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-9, Giants' Larry Jansen facing 2-3-4
Bill Rigney replaces Eddie Stanky playing 2B batting 1st
t7 0-9 0 --- O CHC B. Serena L. Jansen 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t7 0-9 1 --- O CHC B. Borkowski L. Jansen 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 0-9 2 --- O CHC H. Sauer L. Jansen 0% 100% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 9.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 9-0, Cubs' Johnny Vander Meer facing 6-7-8
Emil Verban replaces Roy Smalley playing SS batting 7th
Carmen Mauro replaces Hank Sauer playing LF batting 4th
Hal Jeffcoat replaces Andy Pafko playing CF batting 5th
b7 9-0 0 --- O NYG T. Gilbert J. Vander Meer -0% 100% Flyball: RF
b7 9-0 1 --- NYG A. Dark J. Vander Meer 0% 100% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball); Dark to 2B
b7 9-0 1 -2- R NYG B. Thomson J. Vander Meer 0% 100% Double to CF; Dark Scores/unER; Thomson to 3B/Adv on E8
b7 10-0 1 --3 RO NYG L. Jansen J. Vander Meer 0% 100% Flyball: CF; Thomson Scores/unER
b7 11-0 2 --- NYG B. Rigney J. Vander Meer 0% 100% Single
b7 11-0 2 1-- O NYG W. Lockman J. Vander Meer 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Giants 11.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-11, Giants' Larry Jansen facing 5-6-7
t8 0-11 0 --- CHC H. Jeffcoat L. Jansen -0% 100% Single (Deep SS)
t8 0-11 0 1-- R CHC R. Northey L. Jansen -0% 100% Double; Jeffcoat Scores
t8 1-11 0 -2- CHC E. Verban L. Jansen -0% 100% Single; Northey to 3B
t8 1-11 0 1-3 O CHC R. Walker L. Jansen 0% 100% Strikeout
t8 1-11 1 1-3 O CHC J. Vander Meer L. Jansen 0% 100% Strikeout
t8 1-11 2 1-3 O CHC W. Terwilliger L. Jansen 0% 100% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 11.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 11-1, Cubs' Johnny Vander Meer facing 3-4-5
b8 11-1 0 --- O NYG D. Mueller J. Vander Meer -0% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
b8 11-1 1 --- O NYG H. Thompson J. Vander Meer 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 11-1 2 --- O NYG W. Westrum J. Vander Meer 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 11.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-11, Giants' Larry Jansen facing 2-3-4
t9 1-11 0 --- CHC B. Serena L. Jansen -0% 100% Double
t9 1-11 0 -2- O CHC B. Borkowski L. Jansen 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 1-11 1 -2- O CHC C. Mauro L. Jansen 0% 100% Flyball: CF; Serena to 3B
t9 1-11 2 --3 O CHC H. Jeffcoat L. Jansen 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 11.

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