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Series
Results
NYY
@CHC
3
1
NYY
@CHC
6
3
CHC
@NYY
2
5
CHC
@NYY
3
8
Saturday, October 8, 1938,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 55,236, Time of Game: 1:57
Cubs
2
at Yankees
5
W: Monte Pearson (1-0)
L: Clay Bryant (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  1  0   0  1  0    2  5  1
Yankees         0  0  0   0  2  2   0  1  X    5  7  2
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Stan Hack 3B 3 1 1 0 1 1 .500 1.122 0.055 0.97 0.108 -0.053 0.5 2 0 2B
Billy Herman 2B 3 0 0 0 1 2 .182 .432 -0.042 1.04 0.050 -0.092 -0.3 1 2
Phil Cavarretta RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .444 .889 0.008 1.25 0.086 -0.078 -0.1 2 0
Joe Marty CF 4 1 3 2 0 0 .750 2.000 0.187 1.48 0.187 0.000 2.3 3 0 HR
Carl Reynolds LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .083 -0.195 1.52 0.000 -0.195 -2.0 0 0
Gabby Hartnett C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .091 .364 -0.183 1.64 0.000 -0.183 -1.8 3 1
Ripper Collins 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .364 -0.107 0.99 0.000 -0.107 -1.0 8 0
Billy Jurges SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .311 -0.059 0.72 0.000 -0.059 -0.5 5 3
   Tony Lazzeri PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.013 0.49 0.000 -0.013 -0.2
Clay Bryant P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 0.007 0.48 0.022 -0.015 0.1 0 0
   Jack Russell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Augie Galan PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.028 1.03 0.000 -0.028 -0.3
   Larry French P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Ken O'Dea PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.005 0.19 0.000 -0.005 -0.1
Team Totals 34 2 5 2 2 9 .147 .459 -0.375 1.12 0.453 -0.828 -3.5 24 8
2B: S Hack (1, off M Pearson).
HR: J Marty (1, off M Pearson; 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
TB: J Marty 6; S Hack 2; P Cavarretta.
RBI: J Marty 2 (5).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
E: B Herman (2).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Frankie Crosetti SS 3 0 0 0 2 1 .182 .903 -0.031 0.78 0.052 -0.083 -1.2 1 1 CS
Red Rolfe 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .154 .308 0.057 1.29 0.136 -0.079 -0.3 0 1
Tommy Henrich RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .583 -0.101 0.89 0.000 -0.101 -1.3 3 0
Joe DiMaggio CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .273 .879 0.041 0.71 0.068 -0.027 0.4 1 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .300 .717 0.025 0.86 0.079 -0.054 0.3 5 1
Bill Dickey C 3 1 1 1 1 0 .455 1.227 -0.015 0.98 0.072 -0.087 0.5 11 0 HR
George Selkirk LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .533 -0.054 1.18 0.022 -0.076 -0.6 2 0
Joe Gordon 2B 4 1 2 3 0 1 .417 1.250 0.191 1.14 0.240 -0.048 1.6 2 2 HR
Monte Pearson P 3 1 1 0 1 0 .333 .833 0.013 0.59 0.040 -0.027 0.7 2 0
Team Totals 31 5 7 5 6 3 .226 .771 0.126 0.93 0.709 -0.582 0.1 27 5
HR: J Gordon (1, off C Bryant; 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF); B Dickey (1, off L French; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
TB: J Gordon 5; B Dickey 4; R Rolfe; M Pearson; L Gehrig; J DiMaggio.
RBI: J Gordon 3 (6); R Rolfe (1); B Dickey (2).
2-out RBI: R Rolfe; J Gordon.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
E: J Gordon (1); F Crosetti (1).
Baserunning
CS: F Crosetti (1, 2nd base by C Bryant/G Hartnett).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Clay Bryant, L (0-1) 5.1 6 4 4 5 3 1 6.75 26 38 -0.153 1.15 -1.3
Jack Russell 0.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 3 2 0 0.037 0.90 1.0
Larry French 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 3.00 8 0 0 -0.010 0.18 0.2
Team Totals 8 7 5 5 6 3 2 5.62 37 38 2 0 -0.126 0.93 -0.1

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Monte Pearson, W (1-0) 9 5 2 1 2 9 1 1.00 36 78 0.374 1.12 3.5
Team Totals 9 5 2 1 2 9 1 1.00 36 78 0.374 1.12 3.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ziggy Sears, 1B - Cal Hubbard, 2B - Charlie Moran, 3B - Lou Kolls.
Time of Game: 1:57.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         New York Yankees
1 Stan Hack 3B 1 Frankie Crosetti SS
2 Billy Herman 2B 2 Red Rolfe 3B
3 Phil Cavarretta RF 3 Tommy Henrich RF
4 Joe Marty CF 4 Joe DiMaggio CF
5 Carl Reynolds LF 5 Lou Gehrig 1B
6 Gabby Hartnett C 6 Bill Dickey C
7 Ripper Collins 1B 7 George Selkirk LF
8 Billy Jurges SS 8 Joe Gordon 2B
9 Clay Bryant P 9 Monte Pearson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 0-1 2 --- R NYY J. Gordon C. Bryant 14% 52% Home Run (Deep LF)
b5 1-1 2 12- R NYY R. Rolfe C. Bryant 14% 69% Single to CF; Pearson Scores; Crosetti to 3B
b6 2-1 1 123 RR NYY J. Gordon C. Bryant 10% 91% Single to LF; DiMaggio Scores; Gehrig Scores; Selkirk to 2B
b6 2-1 0 1-- NYY L. Gehrig C. Bryant 8% 84% Single to CF; DiMaggio to 3B
t5 0-0 0 --- CHC S. Hack M. Pearson -7% 43% Double to LF

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, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC S. Hack M. Pearson -3% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- CHC B. Herman M. Pearson -5% 42% Walk; Hack to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- O CHC P. Cavarretta M. Pearson 5% 47% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 12- CHC J. Marty M. Pearson -5% 41% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Hack to 3B; Herman to 2B
t1 0-0 1 123 O CHC C. Reynolds M. Pearson 7% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 123 O CHC G. Hartnett M. Pearson 7% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Clay Bryant facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYY F. Crosetti C. Bryant -2% 53% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYY R. Rolfe C. Bryant -2% 51% Popfly: SS
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYY T. Henrich C. Bryant -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 7-8-9
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHC R. Collins M. Pearson 3% 53% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Jurges M. Pearson 2% 54% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- CHC C. Bryant M. Pearson -2% 52% Reached on E6 (throw to 1B) (Ground Ball); Bryant to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- O CHC S. Hack M. Pearson 3% 56% Groundout: P unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Clay Bryant facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- NYY J. DiMaggio C. Bryant 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- O NYY L. Gehrig C. Bryant -3% 56% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-0 1 1-- NYY B. Dickey C. Bryant 3% 59% Walk; Gehrig to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- O NYY G. Selkirk C. Bryant -5% 55% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 12- O NYY J. Gordon C. Bryant -5% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 2-3-4
t3 0-0 0 --- O CHC B. Herman M. Pearson 3% 53% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- CHC P. Cavarretta M. Pearson -3% 50% Single to RF
t3 0-0 1 1-- CHC J. Marty M. Pearson -6% 43% Single to CF; Cavarretta to 3B
t3 0-0 1 1-3 O CHC C. Reynolds M. Pearson 7% 50% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 1-3 O CHC G. Hartnett M. Pearson 6% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Clay Bryant facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O NYY M. Pearson C. Bryant -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- NYY F. Crosetti C. Bryant 3% 56% Walk
b3 0-0 1 1-- O NYY R. Rolfe C. Bryant -3% 53% Flyball: CF
b3 0-0 2 1-- O NYY T. Henrich C. Bryant -3% 50% Crosetti Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 7-8-9
t4 0-0 0 --- O CHC R. Collins M. Pearson 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t4 0-0 1 --- O CHC B. Jurges M. Pearson 2% 55% Lineout: 2B
t4 0-0 2 --- O CHC C. Bryant M. Pearson 1% 57% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Clay Bryant facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- O NYY T. Henrich C. Bryant -3% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 0-0 1 --- O NYY J. DiMaggio C. Bryant -2% 51% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-0 2 --- O NYY L. Gehrig C. Bryant -1% 50% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 1-2-3
t5 0-0 0 --- CHC S. Hack M. Pearson -7% 43% Double to LF
t5 0-0 0 -2- O CHC B. Herman M. Pearson 5% 48% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-0 1 -2- CHC P. Cavarretta M. Pearson -6% 42% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Hack to 3B; Cavarretta to 1B
t5 0-0 1 1-3 RO CHC J. Marty M. Pearson -1% 41% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B; Hack Scores/unER
t5 1-0 2 1-- O CHC C. Reynolds M. Pearson 3% 44% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Cubs' Clay Bryant facing 6-7-8
b5 0-1 0 --- O NYY B. Dickey C. Bryant -4% 40% Flyball: CF
b5 0-1 1 --- O NYY G. Selkirk C. Bryant -3% 38% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-1 2 --- R NYY J. Gordon C. Bryant 14% 52% Home Run (Deep LF)
b5 1-1 2 --- NYY M. Pearson C. Bryant 2% 53% Single to RF
b5 1-1 2 1-- NYY F. Crosetti C. Bryant 3% 56% Walk; Pearson to 2B
b5 1-1 2 12- R NYY R. Rolfe C. Bryant 14% 69% Single to CF; Pearson Scores; Crosetti to 3B
b5 2-1 2 1-3 O NYY T. Henrich C. Bryant -5% 64% Foul Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 1, Yankees 2.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-2, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 6-7-8
t6 1-2 0 --- O CHC G. Hartnett M. Pearson 4% 68% Foul Flyball: 1B
t6 1-2 1 --- O CHC R. Collins M. Pearson 3% 71% Lineout: RF
t6 1-2 2 --- O CHC B. Jurges M. Pearson 2% 73% Popfly: C (Front of Home)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-1, Cubs' Clay Bryant facing 4-5-6
b6 2-1 0 --- NYY J. DiMaggio C. Bryant 3% 76% Single to LF
b6 2-1 0 1-- NYY L. Gehrig C. Bryant 8% 84% Single to CF; DiMaggio to 3B
b6 2-1 0 1-3 O NYY B. Dickey C. Bryant -5% 79% Foul Flyball: 3B
b6 2-1 1 1-3 NYY G. Selkirk C. Bryant 2% 81% Walk; Gehrig to 2B
b6 2-1 1 123 RR NYY J. Gordon C. Bryant 10% 91% Single to LF; DiMaggio Scores; Gehrig Scores; Selkirk to 2B
Jack Russell replaces Clay Bryant pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-1 1 12- NYY M. Pearson J. Russell 2% 93% Walk; Selkirk to 3B; Gordon to 2B
b6 4-1 1 123 O NYY F. Crosetti J. Russell -3% 90% Foul Flyball: SS
b6 4-1 2 123 O NYY R. Rolfe J. Russell -3% 87% Popfly: SS
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 1, Yankees 4.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 9-1-2
Augie Galan pinch hits for Jack Russell (P) batting 9th
t7 1-4 0 --- O CHC A. Galan M. Pearson 3% 90% Popfly: SS
t7 1-4 1 --- O CHC S. Hack M. Pearson 2% 92% Strikeout Looking
t7 1-4 2 --- O CHC B. Herman M. Pearson 1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Larry French facing 3-4-5
Larry French replaces Augie Galan (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-1 0 --- O NYY T. Henrich L. French -1% 92% Flyball: RF
b7 4-1 1 --- O NYY J. DiMaggio L. French -1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 4-1 2 --- O NYY L. Gehrig L. French -0% 91% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Yankees 4.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 3-4-5
t8 1-4 0 --- O CHC P. Cavarretta M. Pearson 3% 94% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 1-4 1 --- R CHC J. Marty M. Pearson -6% 88% Home Run (Deep LF)
t8 2-4 1 --- O CHC C. Reynolds M. Pearson 3% 91% Flyball: LF
t8 2-4 2 --- O CHC G. Hartnett M. Pearson 2% 93% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cubs' Larry French facing 6-7-8
b8 4-2 0 --- R NYY B. Dickey L. French 4% 97% Home Run (Deep RF)
b8 5-2 0 --- O NYY G. Selkirk L. French -0% 96% Groundout: P-1B
b8 5-2 1 --- O NYY J. Gordon L. French -0% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 5-2 2 --- NYY M. Pearson L. French 0% 96% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Pearson to 1B
b8 5-2 2 1-- O NYY F. Crosetti L. French -0% 96% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Yankees 5.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-5, Yankees' Monte Pearson facing 7-8-9
t9 2-5 0 --- O CHC R. Collins M. Pearson 2% 98% Foul Flyball: 1B
Tony Lazzeri pinch hits for Billy Jurges (SS) batting 8th
t9 2-5 1 --- O CHC T. Lazzeri M. Pearson 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
Ken O'Dea pinch hits for Larry French (P) batting 9th
t9 2-5 2 --- O CHC K. O'Dea M. Pearson 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Yankees 5.

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