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WSH
@CLE
5
6
NYY
@DET
1
4
BOS
@SLB
12
3
PIT
@BRO
12
21
STL
@BSN
7
6
 
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CIN
@NYG
2
12
CHC
@PHI
4
5
Saturday, June 24, 1950,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: 7,195, Time of Game: 1:57
Cubs
4
28-26
 Lost 1 
5th, 5½ GB
at Phillies
5
34-23
 Won 1 
2nd, 1 GB
W: Russ Meyer (2-6)
L: Frank Hiller (4-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            2  0  1   0  0  1   0  0  0    4  8  1
Phillies        0  1  2   2  0  0   0  0  X    5  7  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Ramazzotti 2B 4 2 2 0 0 1 5 .282 .317 .397 .715 0.093 1.52 0.217 -0.124 1.6 2 2 2B,HBP
Rube Walker C 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .257 .276 .389 .665 -0.034 1.51 0.092 -0.126 0.4 2 2
Phil Cavarretta 1B 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .273 .373 .424 .797 -0.151 1.33 0.000 -0.151 -1.6 11 0 GDP
Hank Sauer LF 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .295 .396 .534 .929 0.037 0.78 0.120 -0.083 0.2 4 0 HR
Andy Pafko CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .345 .451 .561 1.012 0.042 1.06 0.096 -0.054 0.4 2 0
Ron Northey RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .365 .517 .882 -0.018 0.69 0.000 -0.018 -0.2 0 0
   Hank Edwards RF 1 0 0 0 2 0 3 .346 .411 .543 .954 0.094 2.01 0.149 -0.055 1.0 2 0
Bill Serena 3B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .252 .348 .427 .774 -0.013 1.81 0.150 -0.163 -0.0 0 1 GDP
Roy Smalley SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .258 .336 .485 .821 -0.120 1.66 0.015 -0.135 -0.9 1 4
Monk Dubiel P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .125 .000 .125 -0.018 0.64 0.000 -0.018 -0.2 0 1
   Emil Verban PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .077 .143 .077 .220 -0.060 2.17 0.000 -0.060 -0.5
   Frank Hiller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .125 .000 .125 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Bob Borkowski PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .355 .412 .581 .992 -0.073 3.20 0.000 -0.073 -0.5
   Johnny Vander Meer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .143 .000 .143 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Paul Minner PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .125 .263 .250 .513 -0.074 2.89 0.000 -0.074 -0.2
Team Totals 32 4 8 4 5 3 38 .250 .368 .375 .743 -0.295 1.51 0.839 -1.134 -0.6 24 11
2B: B Ramazzotti (2, off R Meyer).
HR: H Sauer (11, off R Meyer, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
HBP: B Ramazzotti (1, by R Meyer).
TB: H Sauer 4; B Ramazzotti 3; A Pafko 2; R Walker 2; B Serena.
GIDP: P Cavarretta (4); B Serena (4).
RBI: B Serena (20); R Walker (10); H Sauer (47); P Cavarretta (15).
2-out RBI: H Sauer.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Smalley-B Ramazzotti-P Cavarretta.
E: R Smalley (20).

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Richie Ashburn CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .286 .393 .379 .772 -0.110 1.18 0.038 -0.148 -1.2 3 0
Granny Hamner SS 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .270 .324 .346 .670 0.159 0.75 0.200 -0.041 1.2 2 5 HR
Eddie Waitkus 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .276 .327 .360 .686 -0.046 0.46 0.000 -0.046 -0.5 10 0
Del Ennis LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .291 .342 .558 .901 -0.066 0.65 0.000 -0.066 -0.7 2 0
Willie Jones 3B 2 2 1 0 1 0 3 .312 .377 .557 .934 0.054 0.79 0.070 -0.016 0.5 0 3
Bill Nicholson RF 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .214 .313 .429 .741 0.051 1.15 0.102 -0.051 0.5 2 0
Andy Seminick C 3 1 2 2 0 0 3 .264 .409 .481 .890 0.277 1.17 0.277 0.000 2.5 4 1 HR
Mike Goliat 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .213 .276 .344 .621 -0.120 1.27 0.000 -0.120 -1.3 3 3 GDP
Russ Meyer P 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .083 .083 .083 .167 0.035 0.68 0.043 -0.008 0.3 1 0
   Jim Konstanty P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .100 .100 .100 .200 -0.030 1.06 0.000 -0.030 -0.4 0 0
Team Totals 30 5 7 5 1 3 31 .233 .258 .433 .691 0.204 0.90 0.730 -0.526 0.9 27 12
HR: G Hamner (3, off M Dubiel, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out); A Seminick (5, off F Hiller, 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out).
TB: A Seminick 5; G Hamner 4; B Nicholson; W Jones; R Meyer; R Ashburn.
GIDP: M Goliat (7).
RBI: G Hamner 2 (27); A Seminick 2 (15); B Nicholson (4).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 3. W Jones-M Goliat-E Waitkus; A Seminick-R Meyer; G Hamner-E Waitkus.
PB: A Seminick (2).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: R Ashburn (1st base by R Walker).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Monk Dubiel 3 6 3 3 0 0 1 5.06 13 35 -0.170 1.09 -1.5
Frank Hiller, L (4-2) 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 5.09 8 0 0 -0.158 0.79 -1.0
Johnny Vander Meer 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.10 10 0 0 0.125 0.72 1.5
Team Totals 8 7 5 5 1 3 2 5.62 31 35 0 0 -0.203 0.90 -0.9

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Russ Meyer, W (2-6) 5 8 4 4 4 1 1 7.07 25 32 -0.316 1.29 -2.4
Jim Konstanty, S (7) 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 2.17 13 2 0 0.613 1.97 3.1
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 5 3 1 4.00 38 32 2 0 0.297 1.51 0.6
R Meyer faced 3 batters in the 6th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: R Meyer (2).
HBP: R Meyer (1; B Ramazzotti).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Barlick, 1B - Augie Donatelli, 2B - (none), 3B - Lee Ballanfant.
Time of Game: 1:57.
Attendance: 7,195.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Philadelphia Phillies
1 Bob Ramazzotti 2B 1 Richie Ashburn CF
2 Rube Walker C 2 Granny Hamner SS
3 Phil Cavarretta 1B 3 Eddie Waitkus 1B
4 Hank Sauer LF 4 Del Ennis LF
5 Andy Pafko CF 5 Willie Jones 3B
6 Ron Northey RF 6 Bill Nicholson RF
7 Bill Serena 3B 7 Andy Seminick C
8 Roy Smalley SS 8 Mike Goliat 2B
9 Monk Dubiel P 9 Russ Meyer P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 3-3 1 1-- RR PHI A. Seminick F. Hiller 21% 77% Home Run; Jones Scores
b3 1-3 1 1-- RR PHI G. Hamner M. Dubiel 20% 53% Home Run; Meyer Scores
t6 3-5 0 12- R CHC B. Serena R. Meyer -13% 51% Single; Edwards to 2B; Pafko Scores
t4 3-3 0 12- OO CHC B. Serena R. Meyer 12% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Pafko to 3B
b2 0-2 1 1-- R PHI B. Nicholson M. Dubiel 10% 45% Single; Jones Scores

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, Phillies' Russ Meyer facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC B. Ramazzotti R. Meyer -6% 44% Double
t1 0-0 0 -2- CHC R. Walker R. Meyer -3% 41% Passed Ball; Ramazzotti to 3B
t1 0-0 0 --3 R CHC R. Walker R. Meyer -4% 37% Single; Ramazzotti Scores
t1 1-0 0 1-- OO CHC P. Cavarretta R. Meyer 7% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t1 1-0 2 --- R CHC H. Sauer R. Meyer -9% 34% Home Run
t1 2-0 2 --- O CHC A. Pafko R. Meyer 1% 35% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Monk Dubiel facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- PHI R. Ashburn M. Dubiel 4% 39% Single
b1 0-2 0 1-- O PHI G. Hamner M. Dubiel -6% 33% Ashburn Picked off 1B (C-1B)
b1 0-2 1 --- O PHI G. Hamner M. Dubiel -2% 31% Flyball: LF
b1 0-2 2 --- O PHI E. Waitkus M. Dubiel -1% 30% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Phillies 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Phillies' Russ Meyer facing 6-7-8
t2 2-0 0 --- O CHC R. Northey R. Meyer 2% 32% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 2-0 1 --- CHC B. Serena R. Meyer -2% 30% Walk
t2 2-0 1 1-- O CHC R. Smalley R. Meyer 2% 32% Strikeout
t2 2-0 2 1-- O CHC M. Dubiel R. Meyer 2% 34% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Monk Dubiel facing 4-5-6
Hank Edwards replaces Ron Northey playing RF batting 6th
b2 0-2 0 --- O PHI D. Ennis M. Dubiel -2% 32% Foul Flyball: SS
b2 0-2 1 --- PHI W. Jones M. Dubiel 3% 34% Single
b2 0-2 1 1-- R PHI B. Nicholson M. Dubiel 10% 45% Single; Jones Scores
b2 1-2 1 1-- PHI A. Seminick M. Dubiel 4% 49% Single; Nicholson to 2B
b2 1-2 1 12- OO PHI M. Goliat M. Dubiel -10% 39% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Phillies 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Phillies' Russ Meyer facing 1-2-3
t3 2-1 0 --- CHC B. Ramazzotti R. Meyer -3% 35% Hit By Pitch
t3 2-1 0 1-- CHC R. Walker R. Meyer -5% 30% Single; Ramazzotti to 2B
t3 2-1 0 12- CHC P. Cavarretta R. Meyer -5% 26% Wild Pitch; Walker to 2B; Ramazzotti to 3B
t3 2-1 0 -23 RO CHC P. Cavarretta R. Meyer 2% 27% Flyball: CF; Ramazzotti Scores
t3 3-1 1 -2- OO CHC H. Sauer R. Meyer 5% 33% Double Play: Flyball: C-P
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Cubs' Monk Dubiel facing 9-1-2
b3 1-3 0 --- PHI R. Meyer M. Dubiel 4% 37% Single
b3 1-3 0 1-- O PHI R. Ashburn M. Dubiel -4% 33% Flyball: CF
b3 1-3 1 1-- RR PHI G. Hamner M. Dubiel 20% 53% Home Run; Meyer Scores
b3 3-3 1 --- O PHI E. Waitkus M. Dubiel -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B
b3 3-3 2 --- O PHI D. Ennis M. Dubiel -1% 50% Flyball: 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 3.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 3-3, Phillies' Russ Meyer facing 5-6-7
t4 3-3 0 --- CHC A. Pafko R. Meyer -4% 46% Single
t4 3-3 0 1-- CHC H. Edwards R. Meyer -7% 39% Walk; Pafko to 2B
t4 3-3 0 12- OO CHC B. Serena R. Meyer 12% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Pafko to 3B
t4 3-3 2 --3 CHC R. Smalley R. Meyer -1% 50% Walk
Emil Verban pinch hits for Monk Dubiel (P) batting 9th
t4 3-3 2 1-3 O CHC E. Verban R. Meyer 6% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Tied 3-3, Cubs' Frank Hiller facing 5-6-7
Frank Hiller replaces Emil Verban (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b4 3-3 0 --- PHI W. Jones F. Hiller 4% 60% Walk
b4 3-3 0 1-- O PHI B. Nicholson F. Hiller -4% 56% Flyball: RF
b4 3-3 1 1-- RR PHI A. Seminick F. Hiller 21% 77% Home Run; Jones Scores
b4 5-3 1 --- O PHI M. Goliat F. Hiller -1% 76% Strikeout
b4 5-3 2 --- O PHI R. Meyer F. Hiller -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 5.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-5, Phillies' Russ Meyer facing 1-2-3
t5 3-5 0 --- CHC B. Ramazzotti R. Meyer -5% 70% Single
t5 3-5 0 1-- O CHC R. Walker R. Meyer 4% 75% Flyball: CF
t5 3-5 1 1-- O CHC P. Cavarretta R. Meyer 4% 78% Flyball: LF
t5 3-5 2 1-- O CHC H. Sauer R. Meyer 3% 81% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-3, Cubs' Frank Hiller facing 1-2-3
b5 5-3 0 --- O PHI R. Ashburn F. Hiller -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 5-3 1 --- O PHI G. Hamner F. Hiller -1% 79% Flyball: LF
b5 5-3 2 --- O PHI E. Waitkus F. Hiller -1% 78% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Phillies 5.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-5, Phillies' Russ Meyer facing 5-6-7
t6 3-5 0 --- CHC A. Pafko R. Meyer -5% 73% Single
t6 3-5 0 1-- CHC H. Edwards R. Meyer -8% 64% Walk; Pafko to 2B
t6 3-5 0 12- R CHC B. Serena R. Meyer -13% 51% Single; Edwards to 2B; Pafko Scores
Jim Konstanty replaces Russ Meyer pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-5 0 12- O CHC R. Smalley J. Konstanty 9% 60% Flyball: LF
Bob Borkowski pinch hits for Frank Hiller (P) batting 9th
t6 4-5 1 12- O CHC B. Borkowski J. Konstanty 7% 67% Flyball: RF
t6 4-5 2 12- O CHC B. Ramazzotti J. Konstanty 7% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 4, Phillies 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-4, Cubs' Johnny Vander Meer facing 4-5-6
Johnny Vander Meer replaces Bob Borkowski (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 5-4 0 --- O PHI D. Ennis J. Vander Meer -2% 72% Strikeout (C-1B)
b6 5-4 1 --- O PHI W. Jones J. Vander Meer -2% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-4 2 --- O PHI B. Nicholson J. Vander Meer -1% 69% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Phillies 5.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-5, Phillies' Jim Konstanty facing 2-3-4
t7 4-5 0 --- O CHC R. Walker J. Konstanty 4% 74% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 4-5 1 --- O CHC P. Cavarretta J. Konstanty 3% 77% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 4-5 2 --- CHC H. Sauer J. Konstanty -2% 74% Walk
t7 4-5 2 1-- O CHC A. Pafko J. Konstanty 5% 79% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Phillies 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-4, Cubs' Johnny Vander Meer facing 7-8-9
b7 5-4 0 --- PHI A. Seminick J. Vander Meer 3% 82% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b7 5-4 0 1-- O PHI M. Goliat J. Vander Meer -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B; Seminick to 2B
b7 5-4 1 -2- O PHI J. Konstanty J. Vander Meer -3% 78% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 5-4 2 -2- O PHI R. Ashburn J. Vander Meer -3% 74% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 4, Phillies 5.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-5, Phillies' Jim Konstanty facing 6-7-8
t8 4-5 0 --- O CHC H. Edwards J. Konstanty 6% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 4-5 1 --- O CHC B. Serena J. Konstanty 4% 84% Flyball: RF
t8 4-5 2 --- O CHC R. Smalley J. Konstanty 3% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Phillies 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-4, Cubs' Johnny Vander Meer facing 2-3-4
b8 5-4 0 --- O PHI G. Hamner J. Vander Meer -1% 85% Flyball: LF
b8 5-4 1 --- O PHI E. Waitkus J. Vander Meer -1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 5-4 2 --- O PHI D. Ennis J. Vander Meer -1% 83% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Phillies 5.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 4-5, Phillies' Jim Konstanty facing 9-1-2
Paul Minner pinch hits for Johnny Vander Meer (P) batting 9th
t9 4-5 0 --- O CHC P. Minner J. Konstanty 7% 91% Strikeout Looking
t9 4-5 1 --- O CHC B. Ramazzotti J. Konstanty 5% 96% Strikeout
t9 4-5 2 --- O CHC R. Walker J. Konstanty 4% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 4, Phillies 5.

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