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@BAL
2
0
BOS
@DET
5
6
 
(10)
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@KCA
5
3
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@LAA
3
0
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@WSA
3
1
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@CHC
4
5
 
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@NYM
2
3
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@PHI
6
3
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@PIT
0
1
Thursday, August 8, 1963, 2:05PM
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 8,309, Time of Game: 2:55
Cardinals
2
63-51
 Lost 2 
3rd, 6 GB
at Mets
3
36-77
 Won 2 
10th, 32½ GB
W: Al Jackson (7-14)
L: Bobby Shantz (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    2  5  0
Mets            0  0  0   2  0  0   0  1  X    3  7  1

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Curt Flood CF 5 0 0 0 0 1 .291 .723 -0.219 1.78 0.000 -0.219 -1.1 1 0
Dick Groat SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 .341 .884 0.054 1.02 0.094 -0.040 0.3 1 3
Bill White 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .870 -0.109 1.31 0.000 -0.109 -0.7 8 2
Ken Boyer 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .287 .778 -0.087 1.33 0.010 -0.096 -0.4 0 2
Charlie James LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 .289 .750 0.064 1.31 0.152 -0.088 0.6 0 0 HR
George Altman RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .270 .730 -0.127 1.52 0.000 -0.127 -0.8 5 0
Julian Javier 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 .274 .718 0.042 1.23 0.105 -0.062 0.0 2 2
Tim McCarver C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .684 -0.130 1.71 0.009 -0.139 -0.5 6 1
Ray Sadecki P 3 0 1 1 0 0 .188 .413 0.068 0.98 0.110 -0.042 0.6 0 1
   Sam Jones P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bobby Shantz P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .393 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
   Stan Musial PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .260 .743 0.060 2.66 0.060 0.000 0.2
   Gary Kolb PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .306 1.015 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Team Totals 33 2 5 2 4 3 .152 .486 -0.384 1.41 0.540 -0.922 -1.8 24 12
HR: C James (9, off A Jackson; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: C James 5; J Javier; D Groat; R Sadecki.
RBI: C James (35); R Sadecki (3).
2-out RBI: R Sadecki.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. T McCarver-D Groat.

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Christopher RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 .224 .590 -0.046 1.06 0.031 -0.076 -0.4 1 0
   Duke Snider PH-RF 0 0 0 0 1 0 .248 .790 0.016 3.02 0.016 0.000 0.2 0 0
Rod Kanehl CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 .211 .488 -0.068 0.97 0.000 -0.068 -0.5 1 0
   Tim Harkness PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 .195 .620 -0.124 3.66 0.000 -0.124 -0.7 0 0
   Joe Hicks CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .674 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ron Hunt 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .256 .694 -0.059 1.33 0.049 -0.109 -0.3 2 2
Jim Hickman 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .681 -0.143 1.52 0.000 -0.143 -0.9 0 5
Frank Thomas LF 3 1 1 0 1 1 .267 .721 0.060 1.12 0.114 -0.053 0.6 3 0
Duke Carmel 1B 4 1 3 2 0 0 .253 .747 0.418 1.39 0.449 -0.031 1.6 12 2 HR
Al Moran SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 .198 .488 0.188 1.30 0.227 -0.039 1.4 3 2 2B
Choo-Choo Coleman C 2 0 0 0 1 1 .192 .496 -0.032 2.16 0.130 -0.162 -0.6 3 0
Al Jackson P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .184 .400 -0.095 1.88 0.000 -0.095 -0.8 2 1 SH
Team Totals 29 3 7 3 4 5 .241 .713 0.115 1.52 1.016 -0.900 -0.4 27 12
2B: A Moran (2, off R Sadecki).
HR: D Carmel (2, off B Shantz; 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
SH: A Jackson (3, off R Sadecki).
TB: D Carmel 6; A Moran 3; F Thomas; R Hunt.
RBI: D Carmel 2 (7); A Moran (16).
2-out RBI: D Carmel.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
E: A Jackson (3).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ray Sadecki 6.1 6 2 2 4 4 0 4.67 28 53 -0.067 1.45 -0.1
Sam Jones 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.0
Bobby Shantz, L (4-3) 1.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 2.93 6 2 0 -0.050 1.86 0.5
Team Totals 8 7 3 3 4 5 1 3.38 34 53 2 0 -0.117 1.52 0.4

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Al Jackson, W (7-14) 9 5 2 2 4 3 1 4.55 37 68 0.383 1.41 1.8
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 4 3 1 2.00 37 68 0.383 1.41 1.8
Balks: None.
WP: R Sadecki (10).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Vinnie Smith, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Bill Jackowski, 3B - Paul Pryor.
Time of Game: 2:55.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         New York Mets
1 Curt Flood CF 1 Joe Christopher RF
2 Dick Groat SS 2 Rod Kanehl CF
3 Bill White 1B 3 Ron Hunt 2B
4 Ken Boyer 3B 4 Jim Hickman 3B
5 Charlie James LF 5 Frank Thomas LF
6 George Altman RF 6 Duke Carmel 1B
7 Julian Javier 2B 7 Al Moran SS
8 Tim McCarver C 8 Choo-Choo Coleman C
9 Ray Sadecki P 9 Al Jackson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 2-2 2 --- R NYM D. Carmel B. Shantz 34% 86% Home Run
b4 1-2 1 12- R NYM A. Moran R. Sadecki 18% 65% Single; Thomas Scores; Carmel to 3B
t9 2-3 2 12- O STL C. Flood A. Jackson 13% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 2-2 1 1-3 O NYM T. Harkness B. Shantz -12% 59% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-0 0 --- R STL C. James A. Jackson -11% 24% 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, Mets' Al Jackson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL C. Flood A. Jackson 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- STL D. Groat A. Jackson -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- O STL B. White A. Jackson 2% 51% Groundout: 1B-P; Groat to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- STL K. Boyer A. Jackson -1% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- O STL C. James A. Jackson 4% 54% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Ray Sadecki facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM J. Christopher R. Sadecki -2% 52% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYM R. Kanehl R. Sadecki -1% 51% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYM R. Hunt R. Sadecki -1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Al Jackson facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O STL G. Altman A. Jackson 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- STL J. Javier A. Jackson -3% 50% Single
t2 0-0 1 1-- O STL T. McCarver A. Jackson 2% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Javier to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- R STL R. Sadecki A. Jackson -11% 40% Single; Javier Scores
t2 1-0 2 1-- O STL C. Flood A. Jackson 2% 42% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Ray Sadecki facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O NYM J. Hickman R. Sadecki -2% 40% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 1 --- NYM F. Thomas R. Sadecki 3% 43% Walk
b2 0-1 1 1-- O NYM D. Carmel R. Sadecki -3% 40% Flyball: RF
b2 0-1 2 1-- NYM A. Moran R. Sadecki 4% 44% Double; Thomas to 3B
b2 0-1 2 -23 O NYM C. Coleman R. Sadecki -7% 37% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Al Jackson facing 2-3-4
t3 1-0 0 --- O STL D. Groat A. Jackson 2% 39% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- O STL B. White A. Jackson 1% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- O STL K. Boyer A. Jackson 1% 42% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Ray Sadecki facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O NYM A. Jackson R. Sadecki -3% 39% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-1 1 --- NYM J. Christopher R. Sadecki 3% 42% Walk
b3 0-1 1 1-- OO NYM R. Kanehl R. Sadecki -6% 36% Double Play: Strikeout, Baserunner Out Advancing; Christopher out at 2B/C-SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Al Jackson facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- R STL C. James A. Jackson -11% 24% Home Run
t4 2-0 0 --- O STL G. Altman A. Jackson 2% 26% Strikeout Looking
t4 2-0 1 --- O STL J. Javier A. Jackson 1% 27% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 2-0 2 --- STL T. McCarver A. Jackson -1% 26% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball)
t4 2-0 2 1-- O STL R. Sadecki A. Jackson 2% 28% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Ray Sadecki facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- NYM R. Hunt R. Sadecki 5% 33% Single
b4 0-2 0 1-- O NYM J. Hickman R. Sadecki -4% 28% Flyball: 1B
b4 0-2 1 1-- NYM F. Thomas R. Sadecki 9% 37% Single; Hunt to 3B
b4 0-2 1 1-3 R NYM D. Carmel R. Sadecki 9% 46% Single; Hunt Scores; Thomas to 2B
b4 1-2 1 12- R NYM A. Moran R. Sadecki 18% 65% Single; Thomas Scores; Carmel to 3B
b4 2-2 1 1-3 O NYM C. Coleman R. Sadecki -9% 55% Fielder's Choice 2B; Carmel out at Hm/2B-C; Moran to 2B
b4 2-2 2 12- O NYM A. Jackson R. Sadecki -5% 50% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Al Jackson facing 1-2-3
t5 2-2 0 --- O STL C. Flood A. Jackson 3% 53% Strikeout
t5 2-2 1 --- O STL D. Groat A. Jackson 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 2-2 2 --- O STL B. White A. Jackson 1% 56% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Ray Sadecki facing 1-2-3
b5 2-2 0 --- O NYM J. Christopher R. Sadecki -3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 2-2 1 --- O NYM R. Kanehl R. Sadecki -2% 51% Strikeout Looking
b5 2-2 2 --- O NYM R. Hunt R. Sadecki -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Al Jackson facing 4-5-6
t6 2-2 0 --- O STL K. Boyer A. Jackson 3% 53% Strikeout
t6 2-2 1 --- STL C. James A. Jackson -4% 50% Single
t6 2-2 1 1-- O STL G. Altman A. Jackson 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted; James to 2B
t6 2-2 2 -2- O STL J. Javier A. Jackson 5% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Ray Sadecki facing 4-5-6
b6 2-2 0 --- O NYM J. Hickman R. Sadecki -3% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-2 1 --- O NYM F. Thomas R. Sadecki -2% 52% Strikeout Looking
b6 2-2 2 --- NYM D. Carmel R. Sadecki 2% 53% Single
b6 2-2 2 1-- O NYM A. Moran R. Sadecki -3% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Al Jackson facing 8-9-1
t7 2-2 0 --- O STL T. McCarver A. Jackson 4% 54% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 2-2 1 --- O STL R. Sadecki A. Jackson 3% 56% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 2-2 2 --- O STL C. Flood A. Jackson 2% 58% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Ray Sadecki facing 8-9-1
b7 2-2 0 --- NYM C. Coleman R. Sadecki 6% 64% Walk
b7 2-2 0 1-- O NYM A. Jackson R. Sadecki -2% 62% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Coleman to 2B
Duke Snider pinch hits for Joe Christopher (RF) batting 1st
b7 2-2 1 -2- NYM D. Snider R. Sadecki 7% 69% Wild Pitch; Coleman to 3B
Sam Jones replaces Ray Sadecki pitching and batting 9th (change occurred mid-batter)
b7 2-2 1 --3 NYM D. Snider R. Sadecki 2% 71% Walk
Bobby Shantz replaces Sam Jones pitching and batting 9th
Tim Harkness pinch hits for Rod Kanehl (CF) batting 2nd
b7 2-2 1 1-3 O NYM T. Harkness B. Shantz -12% 59% Strikeout Looking
b7 2-2 2 1-3 O NYM R. Hunt B. Shantz -9% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Al Jackson facing 2-3-4
Tim Harkness moves from PH to CF
Duke Snider moves from PH to RF
t8 2-2 0 --- STL D. Groat A. Jackson -7% 43% Single
t8 2-2 0 1-- O STL B. White A. Jackson 6% 50% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t8 2-2 1 1-- O STL K. Boyer A. Jackson 5% 55% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t8 2-2 2 1-- O STL C. James A. Jackson 5% 60% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Bobby Shantz facing 4-5-6
b8 2-2 0 --- O NYM J. Hickman B. Shantz -4% 55% Groundout: P-1B
b8 2-2 1 --- O NYM F. Thomas B. Shantz -3% 52% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 2-2 2 --- R NYM D. Carmel B. Shantz 34% 86% Home Run
b8 3-2 2 --- O NYM A. Moran B. Shantz -1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 3.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Mets' Al Jackson facing 6-7-8
Joe Hicks replaces Tim Harkness playing CF batting 2nd
t9 2-3 0 --- O STL G. Altman A. Jackson 7% 92% Flyball: SS
t9 2-3 1 --- STL J. Javier A. Jackson -8% 84% Walk
t9 2-3 1 1-- O STL T. McCarver A. Jackson 8% 93% Flyball: LF
Stan Musial pinch hits for Bobby Shantz (P) batting 9th
t9 2-3 2 1-- STL S. Musial A. Jackson -6% 87% Walk; Javier to 2B
Gary Kolb pinch runs for Stan Musial (PH) batting 9th
t9 2-3 2 12- O STL C. Flood A. Jackson 13% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Mets 3.

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