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Scores
Standings
BAL
@CHW
1
14
BAL
@CHW
2
1
BOS
@CLE
0
2
NYY
@DET
3
2
WSH
@KCA
0
5
CHC
@BRO
5
9
STL
@NYG
1
4
CIN
@PIT
2
4
Wednesday, August 24, 1955,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 4,320, Time of Game: 2:20
Cardinals
1
54-69
 Lost 1 
7th, 26½ GB
at Giants
4
65-58
 Won 1 
3rd, 15½ GB
W: Don Liddle (7-3)
L: Tom Poholsky (7-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  8  3
Giants          1  2  0   0  0  0   0  1  X    4  6  1

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wally Moon 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .302 .352 .461 .813 -0.078 0.92 0.000 -0.078 -0.9 7 1
   Rip Repulski PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262 .328 .467 .794 -0.038 1.46 0.000 -0.038 -0.2 1 0
Red Schoendienst 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .280 .351 .405 .756 -0.025 0.78 0.024 -0.049 -0.2 3 1
Stan Musial RF-1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .307 .404 .543 .947 0.014 0.95 0.063 -0.048 0.2 2 0
Harry Elliott LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .242 .300 .283 .583 -0.143 1.29 0.039 -0.182 -1.6 4 0 GDP
Bill Virdon CF 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .292 .340 .469 .810 0.014 0.81 0.060 -0.046 0.2 0 0
Bill Sarni C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .259 .321 .353 .674 -0.058 1.17 0.072 -0.130 -0.5 5 0 2B,GDP
Ken Boyer 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .253 .301 .412 .713 -0.048 1.01 0.033 -0.082 -0.6 1 5
Alex Grammas SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .230 .314 .317 .631 -0.049 1.04 0.060 -0.109 -0.3 0 4 HR
Tom Poholsky P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .250 .273 .344 .616 0.031 0.88 0.055 -0.023 0.4 1 1 2B
   Pete Whisenant PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .247 .333 .580 -0.014 0.54 0.000 -0.014 -0.1
   Paul LaPalme P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .250 .263 .513 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 33 1 8 1 2 3 35 .242 .286 .394 .680 -0.394 0.99 0.406 -0.799 -3.6 24 13
2B: T Poholsky (3, off D Liddle); B Sarni (14, off D Liddle).
HR: A Grammas (1, off D Liddle, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: A Grammas 4; B Virdon 3; T Poholsky 2; B Sarni 2; H Elliott; S Musial.
GIDP: B Sarni (14); H Elliott (8).
RBI: A Grammas (18).
2-out RBI: A Grammas.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Boyer-R Schoendienst-W Moon.
E: A Grammas 2 (11); W Moon (8).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Gardner SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .228 .302 .316 .617 -0.065 0.54 0.000 -0.065 -1.2 1 6 GDP
Whitey Lockman 1B 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .275 .322 .389 .711 -0.002 0.34 0.019 -0.022 0.4 10 0
Willie Mays CF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .304 .395 .620 1.015 0.007 0.42 0.030 -0.023 0.3 2 0 SB
Dusty Rhodes LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .285 .382 .403 .785 0.003 0.52 0.027 -0.024 -0.3 2 0
Don Mueller RF 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .291 .309 .379 .687 0.090 0.67 0.098 -0.008 1.0 3 0 IW
Hank Thompson 3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .239 .367 .395 .762 -0.045 0.68 0.010 -0.055 -0.9 1 3 SF
Wayne Terwilliger 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .256 .350 .353 .703 0.070 0.40 0.091 -0.022 0.1 4 4 HR
Ray Katt C 3 1 2 1 0 0 3 .216 .273 .317 .591 0.082 0.45 0.090 -0.008 1.2 4 0 HR
Don Liddle P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .235 .435 .235 .670 -0.032 0.44 0.000 -0.032 -0.7 0 0
Team Totals 31 4 6 4 2 5 34 .194 .235 .387 .622 0.108 0.49 0.365 -0.259 -0.1 27 13
HR: W Terwilliger (1, off T Poholsky, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); R Katt (5, off T Poholsky, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: H Thompson (8, off P LaPalme).
IBB: D Mueller (3, by P LaPalme).
TB: R Katt 5; W Terwilliger 4; D Mueller 2; D Rhodes.
GIDP: B Gardner (1).
RBI: W Terwilliger (6); H Thompson (53); R Katt (19); D Mueller (66).
2-out RBI: D Mueller.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. H Thompson-W Terwilliger-W Lockman; B Gardner-W Terwilliger-W Lockman.
E: H Thompson (20).
Baserunning
SB: W Mays (16, 2nd base off T Poholsky/B Sarni).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Poholsky, L (7-8) 6 5 3 2 0 5 2 3.74 25 57 -0.105 0.51 0.1
Paul LaPalme 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 2.36 9 0 0 -0.002 0.44 0.0
Team Totals 8 6 4 2 2 5 2 2.25 34 57 0 0 -0.107 0.49 0.1

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Liddle, W (7-3) 9 8 1 1 2 3 1 3.93 35 68 0.393 0.99 3.6
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 2 3 1 1.00 35 68 0.393 0.99 3.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: P LaPalme (8; D Mueller).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Secory, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - Frank Dascoli, 3B - Lon Warneke.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 4,320.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         New York Giants
1 Wally Moon 1B 1 Billy Gardner SS
2 Red Schoendienst 2B 2 Whitey Lockman 1B
3 Stan Musial RF 3 Willie Mays CF
4 Harry Elliott LF 4 Dusty Rhodes LF
5 Bill Virdon CF 5 Don Mueller RF
6 Bill Sarni C 6 Hank Thompson 3B
7 Ken Boyer 3B 7 Wayne Terwilliger 2B
8 Alex Grammas SS 8 Ray Katt C
9 Tom Poholsky P 9 Don Liddle P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-3 1 123 OO STL H. Elliott D. Liddle 15% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 R NYG D. Mueller T. Poholsky 9% 64% Single to CF; Mays Scores/unER; Rhodes to 2B
b2 1-0 0 --- R NYG W. Terwilliger T. Poholsky 9% 75% Home Run
t4 0-3 0 1-- OO STL B. Sarni D. Liddle 8% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b2 2-0 0 --- R NYG R. Katt T. Poholsky 7% 82% Home Run

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Don Liddle facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL W. Moon D. Liddle 2% 52% Popfly: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL R. Schoendienst D. Liddle 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O STL S. Musial D. Liddle 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Tom Poholsky facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYG B. Gardner T. Poholsky -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYG W. Lockman T. Poholsky -2% 51% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- NYG W. Mays T. Poholsky 1% 52% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 2 1-- NYG D. Rhodes T. Poholsky 3% 55% Single to CF; Mays to 3B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 R NYG D. Mueller T. Poholsky 9% 64% Single to CF; Mays Scores/unER; Rhodes to 2B
b1 1-0 2 12- O NYG H. Thompson T. Poholsky -4% 60% Popfly: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Don Liddle facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- STL H. Elliott D. Liddle -4% 56% Single to RF
t2 0-1 0 1-- O STL B. Virdon D. Liddle 4% 60% Single to 2B/runner struck by batted ball and is out; Elliott out at 2B/2B
t2 0-1 1 1-- O STL B. Sarni D. Liddle 3% 63% Flyball: RF
t2 0-1 2 1-- STL K. Boyer D. Liddle -2% 61% Walk; Virdon to 2B
t2 0-1 2 12- O STL A. Grammas D. Liddle 5% 66% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Tom Poholsky facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- R NYG W. Terwilliger T. Poholsky 9% 75% Home Run
b2 2-0 0 --- R NYG R. Katt T. Poholsky 7% 82% Home Run
b2 3-0 0 --- O NYG D. Liddle T. Poholsky -1% 81% Strikeout
b2 3-0 1 --- O NYG B. Gardner T. Poholsky -1% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 3-0 2 --- O NYG W. Lockman T. Poholsky -1% 80% Groundout: 1B-P
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Don Liddle facing 9-1-2
t3 0-3 0 --- STL T. Poholsky D. Liddle -5% 74% Double to LF
t3 0-3 0 -2- O STL W. Moon D. Liddle 4% 78% Foul Flyball: C
t3 0-3 1 -2- STL R. Schoendienst D. Liddle -2% 76% Walk
t3 0-3 1 12- STL S. Musial D. Liddle -6% 69% Single to P; Poholsky to 3B; Schoendienst to 2B
t3 0-3 1 123 OO STL H. Elliott D. Liddle 15% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cardinals' Tom Poholsky facing 3-4-5
b3 3-0 0 --- O NYG W. Mays T. Poholsky -1% 83% Flyball: LF
b3 3-0 1 --- O NYG D. Rhodes T. Poholsky -1% 82% Strikeout Looking
b3 3-0 2 --- NYG D. Mueller T. Poholsky 1% 83% Single to CF
b3 3-0 2 1-- O NYG H. Thompson T. Poholsky -1% 81% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Don Liddle facing 5-6-7
t4 0-3 0 --- STL B. Virdon D. Liddle -4% 78% Single to 2B
t4 0-3 0 1-- OO STL B. Sarni D. Liddle 8% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t4 0-3 2 --- STL K. Boyer D. Liddle -1% 84% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t4 0-3 2 1-- O STL A. Grammas D. Liddle 2% 86% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cardinals' Tom Poholsky facing 7-8-9
b4 3-0 0 --- O NYG W. Terwilliger T. Poholsky -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 3-0 1 --- O NYG R. Katt T. Poholsky -1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-0 2 --- O NYG D. Liddle T. Poholsky -1% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Don Liddle facing 9-1-2
t5 0-3 0 --- O STL T. Poholsky D. Liddle 2% 86% Flyball: LF
t5 0-3 1 --- O STL W. Moon D. Liddle 2% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-3 2 --- O STL R. Schoendienst D. Liddle 1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cardinals' Tom Poholsky facing 1-2-3
b5 3-0 0 --- O NYG B. Gardner T. Poholsky -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 3-0 1 --- NYG W. Lockman T. Poholsky 1% 89% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
b5 3-0 1 1-- O NYG W. Mays T. Poholsky -1% 87% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b5 3-0 2 1-- NYG D. Rhodes T. Poholsky 1% 88% Mays Steals 2B
b5 3-0 2 -2- O NYG D. Rhodes T. Poholsky -2% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Don Liddle facing 3-4-5
t6 0-3 0 --- O STL S. Musial D. Liddle 2% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-3 1 --- O STL H. Elliott D. Liddle 2% 90% Flyball: CF
t6 0-3 2 --- O STL B. Virdon D. Liddle 1% 91% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cardinals' Tom Poholsky facing 5-6-7
b6 3-0 0 --- O NYG D. Mueller T. Poholsky -1% 90% Lineout: LF
b6 3-0 1 --- O NYG H. Thompson T. Poholsky -1% 90% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b6 3-0 2 --- O NYG W. Terwilliger T. Poholsky -0% 89% Groundout: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Giants 3.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Don Liddle facing 6-7-8
t7 0-3 0 --- O STL B. Sarni D. Liddle 2% 92% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t7 0-3 1 --- O STL K. Boyer D. Liddle 2% 93% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t7 0-3 2 --- R STL A. Grammas D. Liddle -6% 87% Home Run
Pete Whisenant pinch hits for Tom Poholsky (P) batting 9th
t7 1-3 2 --- O STL P. Whisenant D. Liddle 1% 89% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cardinals' Paul LaPalme facing 8-9-1
Paul LaPalme replaces Pete Whisenant (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-1 0 --- NYG R. Katt P. LaPalme 2% 90% Single to CF
b7 3-1 0 1-- O NYG D. Liddle P. LaPalme -1% 89% Flyball: LF
b7 3-1 1 1-- OO NYG B. Gardner P. LaPalme -2% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Giants 3.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-3, Giants' Don Liddle facing 1-2-3
Rip Repulski pinch hits for Wally Moon (1B) batting 1st
t8 1-3 0 --- O STL R. Repulski D. Liddle 4% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-3 1 --- O STL R. Schoendienst D. Liddle 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-3 2 --- O STL S. Musial D. Liddle 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Giants 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-1, Cardinals' Paul LaPalme facing 2-3-4
Stan Musial moves from RF to 1B
Rip Repulski moves from PH to RF
b8 3-1 0 --- NYG W. Lockman P. LaPalme 1% 95% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b8 3-1 0 1-- NYG W. Mays P. LaPalme 1% 96% Walk; Lockman to 2B
b8 3-1 0 12- O NYG D. Rhodes P. LaPalme 0% 96% Groundout: P-1B; Lockman to 3B; Mays to 2B
b8 3-1 1 -23 NYG D. Mueller P. LaPalme 0% 96% Intentional Walk
b8 3-1 1 123 RO NYG H. Thompson P. LaPalme 1% 97% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Lockman Scores/unER; Mays to 3B
b8 4-1 2 1-3 O NYG W. Terwilliger P. LaPalme -1% 97% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Giants 4.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 1-4, Giants' Don Liddle facing 4-5-6
t9 1-4 0 --- O STL H. Elliott D. Liddle 2% 99% Flyball: RF
t9 1-4 1 --- STL B. Virdon D. Liddle -2% 96% Single to CF
t9 1-4 1 1-- STL B. Sarni D. Liddle -7% 89% Double to LF; Virdon to 3B
t9 1-4 1 -23 O STL K. Boyer D. Liddle 7% 96% Strikeout
t9 1-4 2 -23 O STL A. Grammas D. Liddle 4% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Giants 4.

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