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PHA
@CHW
2
1
PHA
@CHW
1
7
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@CLE
3
4
 
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NYY
@DET
7
0
BOS
@SLB
11
7
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@BRO
2
4
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@BSN
8
6
STL
@BSN
5
1
CHC
@NYG
9
0
CIN
@PHI
2
4
Tuesday, September 16, 1952,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 7,637, Time of Game: 2:04
Cubs
9
73-74
 Won 2 
5th, 19½ GB
at Giants
0
87-57
 Lost 1 
2nd, 4 GB
W: Warren Hacker (14-8)
L: Jack Harshman (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            1  1  4   0  0  0   1  0  2    9 10  0
Giants          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommy Brown SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 .299 .762 -0.052 0.39 0.000 -0.052 -1.7 0 1
Frank Baumholtz RF 4 3 2 0 1 0 .327 .796 0.012 0.24 0.030 -0.018 0.7 3 0 2B
Bill Serena 2B 4 2 3 3 1 0 .272 .800 0.057 0.34 0.059 -0.002 3.3 3 3 HR
Hank Sauer LF 4 1 0 0 1 2 .277 .911 0.002 0.46 0.020 -0.018 -0.7 0 0
Randy Jackson 3B 4 0 2 2 0 1 .238 .652 0.115 0.81 0.117 -0.003 0.9 0 3
Dee Fondy 1B 4 2 1 1 0 1 .305 .771 0.077 0.49 0.099 -0.022 0.3 9 1 HR
Harry Chiti C 4 1 1 3 0 0 .273 .718 0.114 0.45 0.132 -0.019 2.0 6 0 HR
Hal Jeffcoat CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .223 .600 0.019 0.14 0.020 -0.001 0.1 5 0
Warren Hacker P 3 0 1 0 0 0 .113 .243 -0.018 0.27 0.000 -0.018 -0.1 1 0 SH
Team Totals 35 9 10 9 4 5 .286 .930 0.326 0.39 0.477 -0.153 4.8 27 8
2B: F Baumholtz (17, off M Picone).
HR: D Fondy (10, off J Harshman; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); B Serena (13, off M Picone; 9th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF); H Chiti (4, off A Corwin; 3rd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: W Hacker (6, off J Harshman).
TB: B Serena 6; D Fondy 4; H Chiti 4; F Baumholtz 3; R Jackson 2; W Hacker.
RBI: B Serena 3 (57); H Chiti 3 (12); R Jackson 2 (34); D Fondy (65).
2-out RBI: H Chiti 3; B Serena 2; R Jackson.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 5 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Fondy; R Jackson-B Serena-D Fondy.

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Mueller RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .279 .754 -0.033 0.34 0.000 -0.033 -0.2 0 0
Al Dark SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .774 -0.030 0.29 0.000 -0.030 -0.9 1 3
Whitey Lockman 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .760 -0.018 0.18 0.000 -0.018 -0.8 10 0
Monte Irvin LF 2 0 1 0 0 0 .349 .883 -0.020 0.54 0.005 -0.024 -0.1 2 0
   Dusty Rhodes LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 .245 .818 0.006 0.17 0.006 0.000 0.4 0 0
Bobby Thomson CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 .270 .809 0.010 0.39 0.027 -0.018 -0.7 2 1 GDP
Bob Elliott 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .697 -0.030 0.55 0.000 -0.030 -0.5 2 3
Wes Westrum C 1 0 0 0 0 1 .223 .766 -0.034 1.20 0.000 -0.034 -0.3 1 0
   Ray Katt C 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.007 0.12 0.000 -0.007 -0.4 6 0
Bobby Hofman 2B 2 0 0 0 1 1 .276 .827 -0.007 0.18 0.004 -0.011 -0.3 3 2
Jack Harshman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Al Corwin P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .105 .255 -0.006 0.25 0.000 -0.006 -0.2 0 0
   Hank Thompson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .786 -0.007 0.23 0.000 -0.007 -0.2
   Monty Kennedy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .053 .105 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   George Wilson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .590 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.1
   Mario Picone P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 28 0 3 0 2 5 .107 .274 -0.176 0.33 0.042 -0.218 -4.2 27 10
TB: B Thomson; M Irvin; D Mueller.
GIDP: B Thomson (15).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Lockman.
PB: R Katt (1).
E: A Dark (26).
Outfield Assists: B Thomson (H Sauer at 3rd base).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Warren Hacker, W (14-8) 9 3 0 0 2 5 0 2.36 30 84 0.175 0.33 4.2
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 2 5 0 0.00 30 84 0.175 0.33 4.2

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jack Harshman, L (0-1) 2 3 4 4 4 0 1 18.00 12 30 -0.190 0.82 -2.0
Al Corwin 3 2 2 2 0 1 1 2.64 12 2 2 -0.135 0.47 -1.6
Monty Kennedy 3 2 1 0 0 3 0 2.83 11 0 0 0.000 0.04 0.4
Mario Picone 1 3 2 2 0 1 1 18.00 5 0 0 -0.001 0.00 -1.5
Team Totals 9 10 9 8 4 5 3 8.00 40 30 2 2 -0.326 0.39 -4.8
J Harshman faced 2 batters in the 3rd inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Goetz, 1B - Frank Dascoli, 2B - Frank Secory, 3B - Lon Warneke.
Time of Game: 2:04.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Giants
1 Tommy Brown SS 1 Don Mueller RF
2 Frank Baumholtz RF 2 Al Dark SS
3 Bill Serena 2B 3 Whitey Lockman 1B
4 Hank Sauer LF 4 Monte Irvin LF
5 Randy Jackson 3B 5 Bobby Thomson CF
6 Dee Fondy 1B 6 Bob Elliott 3B
7 Harry Chiti C 7 Wes Westrum C
8 Hal Jeffcoat CF 8 Bobby Hofman 2B
9 Warren Hacker P 9 Jack Harshman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 3-0 2 1-3 RRR CHC H. Chiti A. Corwin 13% 94% Home Run; Sauer Scores; Fondy Scores
t2 1-0 0 --- R CHC D. Fondy J. Harshman 10% 71% Home Run
t1 0-0 2 12- RO CHC R. Jackson J. Harshman 7% 56% Single to CF; Sauer out at 3B/CF-3B; Serena Scores
t3 2-0 1 1-3 R CHC R. Jackson A. Corwin 5% 83% Single; Sauer to 2B; Baumholtz Scores
t3 2-0 0 1-- CHC B. Serena J. Harshman 4% 79% Walk; Baumholtz to 2B

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' Jack Harshman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC T. Brown J. Harshman -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC F. Baumholtz J. Harshman -2% 46% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 2 --- CHC B. Serena J. Harshman 1% 48% Single to LF
t1 0-0 2 1-- CHC H. Sauer J. Harshman 2% 49% Walk; Serena to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- RO CHC R. Jackson J. Harshman 7% 56% Single to CF; Sauer out at 3B/CF-3B; Serena Scores
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O NYG D. Mueller W. Hacker 2% 58% Flyball: CF
b1 0-1 1 --- O NYG A. Dark W. Hacker 2% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- O NYG W. Lockman W. Hacker 1% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Giants 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 1-0, Giants' Jack Harshman facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- R CHC D. Fondy J. Harshman 10% 71% Home Run
t2 2-0 0 --- O CHC H. Chiti J. Harshman -2% 69% Popfly: 1B
t2 2-0 1 --- CHC H. Jeffcoat J. Harshman 2% 71% Walk
t2 2-0 1 1-- O CHC W. Hacker J. Harshman -1% 70% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Jeffcoat to 2B
t2 2-0 2 -2- O CHC T. Brown J. Harshman -3% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- O NYG M. Irvin W. Hacker 2% 70% Flyball: CF
b2 0-2 1 --- NYG B. Thomson W. Hacker -3% 67% Single to LF
b2 0-2 1 1-- O NYG B. Elliott W. Hacker 2% 69% Flyball: RF; Thomson to 2B
b2 0-2 2 -2- O NYG W. Westrum W. Hacker 3% 72% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Giants 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Giants' Jack Harshman facing 2-3-4
t3 2-0 0 --- CHC F. Baumholtz J. Harshman 3% 75% Walk
t3 2-0 0 1-- CHC B. Serena J. Harshman 4% 79% Walk; Baumholtz to 2B
Al Corwin replaces Jack Harshman pitching and batting 9th
t3 2-0 0 12- O CHC H. Sauer A. Corwin -1% 78% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Baumholtz to 3B
t3 2-0 1 1-3 R CHC R. Jackson A. Corwin 5% 83% Single; Sauer to 2B; Baumholtz Scores
t3 3-0 1 12- O CHC D. Fondy A. Corwin -2% 81% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Sauer to 3B
t3 3-0 2 1-3 RRR CHC H. Chiti A. Corwin 13% 94% Home Run; Sauer Scores; Fondy Scores
t3 6-0 2 --- CHC H. Jeffcoat A. Corwin 0% 94% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t3 6-0 2 1-- O CHC W. Hacker A. Corwin -0% 94% Popfly: 2B
4 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 6, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Behind 0-6, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 8-9-1
b3 0-6 0 --- O NYG B. Hofman W. Hacker 1% 95% Foul Flyball: 1B
b3 0-6 1 --- O NYG A. Corwin W. Hacker 1% 95% Strikeout
b3 0-6 2 --- O NYG D. Mueller W. Hacker 0% 96% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Giants 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-0, Giants' Al Corwin facing 1-2-3
Ray Katt replaces Wes Westrum playing C batting 7th
t4 6-0 0 --- O CHC T. Brown A. Corwin -0% 95% Lineout: CF
t4 6-0 1 --- O CHC F. Baumholtz A. Corwin -0% 95% Popfly: SS
t4 6-0 2 --- O CHC B. Serena A. Corwin -0% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-6, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 2-3-4
b4 0-6 0 --- O NYG A. Dark W. Hacker 1% 96% Flyball: CF
b4 0-6 1 --- O NYG W. Lockman W. Hacker 1% 96% Flyball: RF
b4 0-6 2 --- NYG M. Irvin W. Hacker -0% 96% Single to 1B (Ground Ball)
b4 0-6 2 1-- O NYG B. Thomson W. Hacker 1% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 6, Giants 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-0, Giants' Al Corwin facing 4-5-6
t5 6-0 0 --- O CHC H. Sauer A. Corwin -0% 97% Strikeout
t5 6-0 1 --- O CHC R. Jackson A. Corwin -0% 96% Foul Flyball: 3B
t5 6-0 2 --- O CHC D. Fondy A. Corwin -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-6, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 6-7-8
b5 0-6 0 --- O NYG B. Elliott W. Hacker 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-6 1 --- O NYG R. Katt W. Hacker 0% 97% Strikeout
b5 0-6 2 --- NYG B. Hofman W. Hacker -0% 97% Walk
Hank Thompson pinch hits for Al Corwin (P) batting 9th
b5 0-6 2 1-- O NYG H. Thompson W. Hacker 1% 98% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 6, Giants 0.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-0, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 7-8-9
Monty Kennedy replaces Hank Thompson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 6-0 0 --- O CHC H. Chiti M. Kennedy -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 6-0 1 --- O CHC H. Jeffcoat M. Kennedy -0% 97% Lineout: LF
t6 6-0 2 --- O CHC W. Hacker M. Kennedy -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-6, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 1-2-3
b6 0-6 0 --- O NYG D. Mueller W. Hacker 1% 98% Foul Flyball: C
b6 0-6 1 --- O NYG A. Dark W. Hacker 0% 98% Foul Flyball: 1B
b6 0-6 2 --- O NYG W. Lockman W. Hacker 0% 99% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Giants 0.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-0, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 1-2-3
t7 6-0 0 --- O CHC T. Brown M. Kennedy -0% 98% Flyball: LF
t7 6-0 1 --- CHC F. Baumholtz M. Kennedy 0% 99% Single to P
t7 6-0 1 1-- CHC B. Serena M. Kennedy 0% 99% Passed Ball; Baumholtz to 2B
t7 6-0 1 -2- R CHC B. Serena M. Kennedy 1% 99% Single to LF; Baumholtz Scores/unER
Dusty Rhodes replaces Monte Irvin playing LF batting 4th
t7 7-0 1 1-- O CHC H. Sauer M. Kennedy -0% 99% Foul Flyball: C
t7 7-0 2 1-- O CHC R. Jackson M. Kennedy -0% 99% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 7, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-7, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 4-5-6
b7 0-7 0 --- NYG D. Rhodes W. Hacker -1% 99% Walk
b7 0-7 0 1-- OO NYG B. Thomson W. Hacker 1% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b7 0-7 2 --- O NYG B. Elliott W. Hacker 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 7, Giants 0.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 7-0, Giants' Monty Kennedy facing 6-7-8
t8 7-0 0 --- O CHC D. Fondy M. Kennedy -0% 100% Strikeout
t8 7-0 1 --- O CHC H. Chiti M. Kennedy -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 7-0 2 --- O CHC H. Jeffcoat M. Kennedy -0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 7, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-7, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 7-8-9
b8 0-7 0 --- O NYG R. Katt W. Hacker 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 0-7 1 --- O NYG B. Hofman W. Hacker 0% 100% Strikeout
George Wilson pinch hits for Monty Kennedy (P) batting 9th
b8 0-7 2 --- O NYG G. Wilson W. Hacker 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 7, Giants 0.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 7-0, Giants' Mario Picone facing 9-1-2
Mario Picone replaces George Wilson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 7-0 0 --- CHC W. Hacker M. Picone 0% 100% Single to RF
t9 7-0 0 1-- OO CHC T. Brown M. Picone -0% 100% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
t9 7-0 2 --- CHC F. Baumholtz M. Picone 0% 100% Double to CF
t9 7-0 2 -2- RR CHC B. Serena M. Picone 0% 100% Home Run; Baumholtz Scores
t9 9-0 2 --- O CHC H. Sauer M. Picone 0% 100% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 9, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Giants Batting, Behind 0-9, Cubs' Warren Hacker facing 1-2-3
b9 0-9 0 --- NYG D. Mueller W. Hacker -0% 100% Single to RF (Line Drive)
b9 0-9 0 1-- O NYG A. Dark W. Hacker 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b9 0-9 1 1-- OO NYG W. Lockman W. Hacker 0% 100% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 9, Giants 0.

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