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Scores
Standings
PHA
@BOS
4
6
PHA
@BOS
2
10
SLB
@CLE
3
8
CHW
@DET
4
3
 
(11)
NYY
@WSH
5
2
CIN
@CHC
3
2
BRO
@NYG
4
6
BRO
@NYG
3
7
BSN
@PHI
6
7
 
(17)
BSN
@PHI
3
1
PIT
@STL
4
7
 
(10)
Saturday, September 6, 1952,
, Shibe Park
Game was suspended in the bottom of the 8th with the score 3-1 and was completed September 7, 1952.
Attendance: 12,474, Time of Game: 1:47
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Braves
3
59-75
 Won 1 
7th, 26 GB
at Phillies
1
73-62
 Lost 1 
4th, 12½ GB
W: Ernie Johnson (5-1)
L: Karl Drews (13-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          1  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    3  9  2
Phillies        0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  6  3

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Sam Jethroe CF 3 0 0 0 2 1 .239 .707 -0.049 0.65 0.012 -0.061 -0.7 2 0 CS,IW
Johnny Logan SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 .285 .690 -0.072 1.02 0.024 -0.097 -1.0 1 2
Earl Torgeson 1B 4 0 1 2 0 0 .229 .688 0.219 1.19 0.242 -0.023 2.2 12 0
Sid Gordon LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 .303 .901 -0.011 0.86 0.032 -0.043 -0.4 1 0
Eddie Mathews 3B 4 0 3 0 0 1 .238 .762 -0.009 0.66 0.049 -0.058 -0.1 2 3
Paul Burris C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .538 -0.086 0.84 0.000 -0.086 -1.1 7 0
Jack Daniels RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .184 .500 0.000 0.53 0.033 -0.033 -0.2 0 0
Jack Dittmer 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .176 .463 0.052 0.63 0.069 -0.018 0.6 2 4
Ernie Johnson P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .276 -0.017 0.93 0.000 -0.017 -0.4 0 1 2·SH
   Lew Burdette P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .107 .326 -0.005 0.19 0.000 -0.005 -0.1 0 2
Team Totals 33 3 9 3 2 2 .273 .587 0.022 0.78 0.461 -0.441 -1.2 27 12
SH: E Johnson 2 (4, 2 off K Drews).
IBB: S Jethroe (7, by K Drews).
TB: E Mathews 3; J Dittmer 2; E Torgeson; S Gordon; J Daniels; J Logan.
RBI: E Torgeson 2 (30); S Gordon (68).
2-out RBI: E Torgeson 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
E: J Daniels (2); E Torgeson (11).
Baserunning
CS: S Jethroe (7, 2nd base by R Meyer/S Burgess).
Pickoffs: E Mathews (1st base by K Drews).

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Connie Ryan 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .246 .720 -0.125 1.18 0.000 -0.125 -0.9 1 1
Richie Ashburn CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .283 .728 0.000 1.17 0.058 -0.058 -0.2 3 0
Mel Clark RF-LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .331 .798 0.098 1.43 0.144 -0.046 0.5 2 0 SB
Del Ennis LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .289 .824 -0.063 0.80 0.000 -0.063 -0.6 1 0
   Granny Hamner PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .737 -0.143 6.06 0.000 -0.143 -0.8 1 1
Smoky Burgess C 4 1 2 0 0 1 .289 .796 -0.082 2.18 0.088 -0.170 -0.4 2 2 2B
Willie Jones 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 .246 .701 -0.023 1.51 0.094 -0.116 0.3 5 1 2B
Jackie Mayo 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .264 .672 -0.101 1.22 0.012 -0.113 -0.6 10 1
Putsy Caballero SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .558 -0.051 0.98 0.000 -0.051 -0.4 2 4
   Bill Nicholson PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .229 .800 -0.037 1.31 0.000 -0.037 -0.2
   Jack Lohrke SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .482 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Russ Meyer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .082 .244 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Stan Lopata PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .826 -0.013 0.52 0.000 -0.013 -0.1
Karl Drews P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .122 .302 -0.043 0.88 0.000 -0.043 -0.4 0 2
   Johnny Wyrostek PH-RF 1 0 1 0 0 0 .268 .715 0.105 1.64 0.105 0.000 0.6 0 0
Team Totals 34 1 6 1 1 6 .176 .435 -0.478 1.44 0.501 -0.978 -3.2 27 12
2B: S Burgess (26, off E Johnson); W Jones (12, off E Johnson).
TB: S Burgess 3; W Jones 2; M Clark; J Wyrostek; J Mayo.
RBI: W Jones (65).
2-out RBI: W Jones.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
E: P Caballero 2 (4); R Ashburn (5).
Baserunning
SB: M Clark (2, 2nd base off E Johnson/P Burris).

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ernie Johnson, W (5-1) 7.1 5 1 1 1 5 0 3.93 29 68 0.224 1.08 1.8
Lew Burdette, S (7) 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.82 6 2 0 0.253 3.25 1.3
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 1 6 0 1.00 35 68 2 0 0.477 1.44 3.2

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Karl Drews, L (13-13) 8 9 3 2 1 2 0 2.51 34 55 -0.038 0.85 0.7
Russ Meyer 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.02 3 0 0 0.015 0.20 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 3 2 2 2 0 2.00 37 55 0 0 -0.023 0.78 1.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: K Drews (4; S Jethroe).
Pickoffs: K Drews (4; E Mathews, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Dascoli, 1B - Frank Secory, 2B - Lon Warneke, 3B - Larry Goetz.
Time of Game: 1:47.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Braves         Philadelphia Phillies
1 Sam Jethroe CF 1 Connie Ryan 2B
2 Johnny Logan SS 2 Richie Ashburn CF
3 Earl Torgeson 1B 3 Mel Clark RF
4 Sid Gordon LF 4 Del Ennis LF
5 Eddie Mathews 3B 5 Smoky Burgess C
6 Paul Burris C 6 Willie Jones 3B
7 Jack Daniels RF 7 Jackie Mayo 1B
8 Jack Dittmer 2B 8 Putsy Caballero SS
9 Ernie Johnson P 9 Karl Drews P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 1-0 2 123 RR BSN E. Torgeson K. Drews 16% 79% Single to LF; Daniels Scores; Dittmer Scores; Jethroe to 2B
b8 1-3 2 123 O PHI S. Burgess L. Burdette 15% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 1-3 1 123 O PHI G. Hamner L. Burdette 14% 78% Groundout: P-C/Forceout at Hm; Ashburn to 3B; Clark to 2B
b8 1-3 1 12- PHI M. Clark L. Burdette -12% 64% Single to P; Wyrostek to 3B; Ashburn to 2B
b8 1-3 0 --- PHI J. Wyrostek E. Johnson -10% 75% Single to RF; Wyrostek to 2B/Adv on E9

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BSN S. Jethroe K. Drews -2% 48% Strikeout (C-1B)
t1 0-0 1 --- BSN J. Logan K. Drews 2% 50% Single to LF (LF-CF)
t1 0-0 1 1-- BSN E. Torgeson K. Drews 9% 59% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Logan to 3B/Adv on E6 (throw); Torgeson to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -23 RO BSN S. Gordon K. Drews -1% 58% Fielder's Choice SS; Torgeson out at 3B/SS-3B; Logan Scores/unER; Gordon to 1B
t1 1-0 2 1-- BSN E. Mathews K. Drews 2% 60% Single to RF; Gordon to 2B
t1 1-0 2 12- O BSN P. Burris K. Drews -4% 56% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
1 run, 2 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 1, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Ernie Johnson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O PHI C. Ryan E. Johnson 2% 58% Flyball: LF
b1 0-1 1 --- O PHI R. Ashburn E. Johnson 2% 60% Flyball: 1B
b1 0-1 2 --- PHI M. Clark E. Johnson -1% 59% Reached on E3 (throw) (Ground Ball); Clark to 1B
b1 0-1 2 1-- PHI D. Ennis E. Johnson -1% 58% Clark Steals 2B
b1 0-1 2 -2- O PHI D. Ennis E. Johnson 3% 61% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Phillies 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- BSN J. Daniels K. Drews 3% 64% Single to LF
t2 1-0 0 1-- BSN J. Dittmer K. Drews 5% 69% Single to SS; Daniels to 2B
t2 1-0 0 12- O BSN E. Johnson K. Drews -0% 69% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Daniels to 3B; Dittmer to 2B
t2 1-0 1 -23 BSN S. Jethroe K. Drews 1% 70% Intentional Walk
t2 1-0 1 123 O BSN J. Logan K. Drews -7% 63% Lineout: 3B
t2 1-0 2 123 RR BSN E. Torgeson K. Drews 16% 79% Single to LF; Daniels Scores; Dittmer Scores; Jethroe to 2B
t2 3-0 2 12- O BSN S. Gordon K. Drews -2% 77% Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Ernie Johnson facing 5-6-7
b2 0-3 0 --- O PHI S. Burgess E. Johnson 2% 79% Strikeout
b2 0-3 1 --- O PHI W. Jones E. Johnson 1% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-3 2 --- PHI J. Mayo E. Johnson -1% 79% Single to LF
b2 0-3 2 1-- O PHI P. Caballero E. Johnson 2% 81% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-0, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 5-6-7
t3 3-0 0 --- BSN E. Mathews K. Drews 2% 83% Single to P/Bunt
t3 3-0 0 1-- O BSN P. Burris K. Drews -3% 80% Mathews Picked off 1B (P-1B-SS-2B-SS)
t3 3-0 1 --- O BSN P. Burris K. Drews -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 3-0 2 --- O BSN J. Daniels K. Drews -1% 78% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Ernie Johnson facing 9-1-2
b3 0-3 0 --- O PHI K. Drews E. Johnson 2% 81% Strikeout
b3 0-3 1 --- O PHI C. Ryan E. Johnson 1% 82% Strikeout
b3 0-3 2 --- O PHI R. Ashburn E. Johnson 1% 83% Bunt Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 0.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-0, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 8-9-1
t4 3-0 0 --- BSN J. Dittmer K. Drews 2% 85% Single to CF
t4 3-0 0 1-- O BSN E. Johnson K. Drews -1% 84% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Dittmer to 2B
t4 3-0 1 -2- O BSN S. Jethroe K. Drews -2% 82% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
t4 3-0 2 -2- O BSN J. Logan K. Drews -2% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Behind 0-3, Braves' Ernie Johnson facing 3-4-5
b4 0-3 0 --- O PHI M. Clark E. Johnson 2% 83% Flyball: CF
b4 0-3 1 --- O PHI D. Ennis E. Johnson 2% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-3 2 --- PHI S. Burgess E. Johnson -2% 82% Double to CF
b4 0-3 2 -2- R PHI W. Jones E. Johnson -9% 73% Double to LF; Burgess Scores
b4 1-3 2 -2- O PHI J. Mayo E. Johnson 4% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 1.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-1, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 3-4-5
t5 3-1 0 --- O BSN E. Torgeson K. Drews -2% 75% Flyball: SS
t5 3-1 1 --- BSN S. Gordon K. Drews 3% 78% Single to CF; Gordon to 2B/Adv on E8
t5 3-1 1 -2- O BSN E. Mathews K. Drews -3% 76% Strikeout
t5 3-1 2 -2- O BSN P. Burris K. Drews -3% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Braves' Ernie Johnson facing 8-9-1
b5 1-3 0 --- O PHI P. Caballero E. Johnson 3% 76% Flyball: 2B
b5 1-3 1 --- O PHI K. Drews E. Johnson 2% 78% Strikeout
b5 1-3 2 --- O PHI C. Ryan E. Johnson 1% 79% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 1.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-1, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 7-8-9
t6 3-1 0 --- O BSN J. Daniels K. Drews -2% 78% Flyball: CF
t6 3-1 1 --- O BSN J. Dittmer K. Drews -1% 77% Groundout: P-1B
t6 3-1 2 --- O BSN E. Johnson K. Drews -1% 76% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Braves' Ernie Johnson facing 2-3-4
b6 1-3 0 --- O PHI R. Ashburn E. Johnson 3% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-3 1 --- O PHI M. Clark E. Johnson 2% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-3 2 --- O PHI D. Ennis E. Johnson 1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 1.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-1, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 1-2-3
t7 3-1 0 --- O BSN S. Jethroe K. Drews -1% 82% Foul Flyball: C
t7 3-1 1 --- O BSN J. Logan K. Drews -1% 81% Lineout: 3B
t7 3-1 2 --- O BSN E. Torgeson K. Drews -1% 80% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Braves' Ernie Johnson facing 5-6-7
b7 1-3 0 --- PHI S. Burgess E. Johnson -7% 73% Single to CF
b7 1-3 0 1-- O PHI W. Jones E. Johnson 6% 79% Flyball: 3B
b7 1-3 1 1-- O PHI J. Mayo E. Johnson 5% 84% Popfly: SS (Short LF)
Bill Nicholson pinch hits for Putsy Caballero (SS) batting 8th
b7 1-3 2 1-- O PHI B. Nicholson E. Johnson 4% 88% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 1.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-1, Phillies' Karl Drews facing 4-5-6
Jack Lohrke replaces Bill Nicholson (PH) playing SS batting 8th
t8 3-1 0 --- O BSN S. Gordon K. Drews -1% 86% Foul Flyball: 3B
t8 3-1 1 --- BSN E. Mathews K. Drews 1% 88% Single to CF
t8 3-1 1 1-- O BSN P. Burris K. Drews -1% 86% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
t8 3-1 2 1-- O BSN J. Daniels K. Drews -1% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Braves' Ernie Johnson facing 9-1-2
Johnny Wyrostek pinch hits for Karl Drews (P) batting 9th
b8 1-3 0 --- PHI J. Wyrostek E. Johnson -10% 75% Single to RF; Wyrostek to 2B/Adv on E9
b8 1-3 0 -2- O PHI C. Ryan E. Johnson 7% 82% Groundout: P-1B
b8 1-3 1 -2- PHI R. Ashburn E. Johnson -6% 76% Walk
Lew Burdette replaces Ernie Johnson pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-3 1 12- PHI M. Clark L. Burdette -12% 64% Single to P; Wyrostek to 3B; Ashburn to 2B
Granny Hamner pinch hits for Del Ennis (LF) batting 4th
b8 1-3 1 123 O PHI G. Hamner L. Burdette 14% 78% Groundout: P-C/Forceout at Hm; Ashburn to 3B; Clark to 2B
b8 1-3 2 123 O PHI S. Burgess L. Burdette 15% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 1.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-1, Phillies' Russ Meyer facing 8-9-1
Russ Meyer replaces Jack Lohrke (SS) pitching and batting 8th
Granny Hamner moves from PH to SS
Mel Clark moves from RF to LF
Johnny Wyrostek moves from PH to RF
t9 3-1 0 --- O BSN J. Dittmer R. Meyer -1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 3-1 1 --- O BSN L. Burdette R. Meyer -0% 92% Flyball: 1B
t9 3-1 2 --- BSN S. Jethroe R. Meyer 0% 92% Walk
t9 3-1 2 1-- O BSN J. Logan R. Meyer -1% 92% Jethroe Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Phillies Batting, Behind 1-3, Braves' Lew Burdette facing 6-7-8
b9 1-3 0 --- O PHI W. Jones L. Burdette 4% 96% Strikeout
b9 1-3 1 --- O PHI J. Mayo L. Burdette 3% 99% Groundout: P-1B
Stan Lopata pinch hits for Russ Meyer (P) batting 8th
b9 1-3 2 --- O PHI S. Lopata L. Burdette 1% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Phillies 1.

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