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@CHW
1
11
NYY
@CLE
6
7
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@DET
4
3
CIN
@BRO
0
7
MLN
@NYG
5
4
 
(11)
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@PHI
2
8
CHC
@PIT
4
3
Saturday, August 27, 1955,
, Connie Mack Stadium
Attendance: 6,822, Time of Game: 2:37
Cardinals
2
55-72
 Lost 1 
7th, 26½ GB
at Phillies
8
67-62
 Won 1 
3rd, 15½ GB
W: Murry Dickson (10-8)
L: Luis Arroyo (11-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  0    2  9  2
Phillies        0  0  4   0  1  3   0  0  X    8 12  1

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Solly Hemus 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .241 .321 .339 .661 -0.040 0.73 0.035 -0.075 -0.3 1 4
Red Schoendienst 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .276 .347 .399 .745 0.017 0.65 0.059 -0.041 0.4 1 1
Stan Musial RF 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .306 .401 .539 .940 0.072 0.80 0.106 -0.035 0.3 1 0
Bill Virdon CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .295 .341 .467 .808 -0.056 1.09 0.026 -0.082 -0.7 2 0
Wally Moon 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .300 .349 .462 .811 -0.127 1.20 0.000 -0.127 -1.7 8 0
Rip Repulski LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .262 .326 .464 .790 -0.061 0.60 0.000 -0.061 -0.9 1 0
Bill Sarni C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .267 .328 .357 .685 -0.034 0.40 0.003 -0.038 -0.2 8 0
Alex Grammas SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .234 .316 .317 .633 0.005 0.39 0.025 -0.020 -0.2 2 3
Luis Arroyo P 3 1 2 1 0 0 3 .241 .236 .296 .533 0.060 0.66 0.081 -0.021 1.0 0 0 HR
   Mel Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Joe Frazier PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .123 .164 .246 .410 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.3
   John Mackinson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 37 2 9 2 2 6 39 .243 .282 .324 .606 -0.166 0.71 0.335 -0.502 -2.5 24 8
HR: L Arroyo (1, off M Dickson, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: L Arroyo 5; S Hemus 2; B Virdon; B Sarni; S Musial; R Schoendienst; A Grammas.
RBI: L Arroyo (6); S Musial (91).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
E: R Repulski (5); A Grammas (12).

Philadelphia Phillies

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Richie Ashburn CF 5 1 3 2 0 0 5 .330 .442 .442 .884 0.096 0.54 0.126 -0.030 1.8 4 0
Bobby Morgan SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .228 .322 .342 .663 -0.077 0.44 0.000 -0.078 -1.1 1 2
Granny Hamner 2B 4 1 2 2 0 1 5 .268 .326 .369 .695 0.106 0.55 0.111 -0.005 0.3 0 2 HR,SF
Del Ennis LF 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .286 .331 .512 .842 -0.011 0.36 0.021 -0.032 -0.2 1 0
Willie Jones 3B 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .253 .346 .397 .744 0.098 0.78 0.105 -0.007 0.7 2 2 SB
Stan Lopata 1B 2 1 1 3 1 1 3 .271 .395 .514 .909 0.272 1.07 0.276 -0.005 3.2 5 1 HR,SB
   Marv Blaylock 1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .207 .295 .313 .608 0.000 0.02 0.000 0.000 -0.2 3 1
Jim Greengrass RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .251 .322 .401 .723 -0.045 0.47 0.012 -0.057 -0.0 3 0 3B
Andy Seminick C 4 1 1 0 0 3 4 .260 .347 .437 .784 -0.072 0.58 0.016 -0.088 -0.8 7 0
Murry Dickson P 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .203 .203 .261 .464 -0.034 0.69 0.027 -0.061 0.3 1 1
Team Totals 35 8 12 7 4 6 40 .343 .400 .571 .971 0.333 0.58 0.694 -0.363 4.0 27 9
3B: J Greengrass (1, off M Wright).
HR: S Lopata (16, off L Arroyo, 3rd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF); G Hamner (5, off L Arroyo, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: G Hamner (4, off L Arroyo).
TB: G Hamner 5; S Lopata 4; R Ashburn 3; J Greengrass 3; D Ennis 2; B Morgan; M Dickson; A Seminick.
RBI: S Lopata 3 (41); G Hamner 2 (28); R Ashburn 2 (38).
2-out RBI: S Lopata 3.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
E: G Hamner (17).
Baserunning
SB: S Lopata (4, 2nd base off L Arroyo/B Sarni); W Jones (5, 3rd base off L Arroyo/B Sarni).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Luis Arroyo, L (11-8) 5 7 7 7 4 3 2 4.16 26 24 -0.291 0.81 -3.5
Mel Wright 2 3 1 0 0 3 0 7.81 9 2 2 -0.041 0.19 -1.0
John Mackinson 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 8.44 5 0 0 0.000 0.01 0.5
Team Totals 8 12 8 7 4 6 2 7.88 40 24 2 2 -0.332 0.58 -4.0
L Arroyo faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.

Philadelphia Phillies

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Murry Dickson, W (10-8) 9 9 2 1 2 6 1 3.47 39 67 0.168 0.71 2.5
Team Totals 9 9 2 1 2 6 1 1.00 39 67 0.168 0.71 2.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dusty Boggess, 1B - Bill Engeln, 2B - Babe Pinelli, 3B - Tom Gorman.
Time of Game: 2:37.
Attendance: 6,822.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Philadelphia Phillies
1 Solly Hemus 3B 1 Richie Ashburn CF
2 Red Schoendienst 2B 2 Bobby Morgan SS
3 Stan Musial RF 3 Granny Hamner 2B
4 Bill Virdon CF 4 Del Ennis LF
5 Wally Moon 1B 5 Willie Jones 3B
6 Rip Repulski LF 6 Stan Lopata 1B
7 Bill Sarni C 7 Jim Greengrass RF
8 Alex Grammas SS 8 Andy Seminick C
9 Luis Arroyo P 9 Murry Dickson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 1-0 2 12- RRR PHI S. Lopata L. Arroyo 22% 88% Home Run; Ennis Scores; Jones Scores
b3 0-0 0 --- PHI R. Ashburn L. Arroyo 10% 66% Single to LF; Ashburn to 3B/Adv on E7
t5 1-4 1 12- R STL S. Musial M. Dickson -9% 70% Single to LF; Schoendienst to 2B; Hemus Scores/unER
b2 0-0 1 -23 O PHI A. Seminick L. Arroyo -8% 56% Strikeout Looking
b5 4-2 0 --- R PHI G. Hamner L. Arroyo 7% 89% 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, Phillies' Murry Dickson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL S. Hemus M. Dickson 2% 52% Groundout: 1B-P
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL R. Schoendienst M. Dickson 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- STL S. Musial M. Dickson -1% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- STL B. Virdon M. Dickson -3% 50% Single to RF; Musial to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O STL W. Moon M. Dickson 5% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Luis Arroyo facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PHI R. Ashburn L. Arroyo -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O PHI B. Morgan L. Arroyo -2% 51% Popfly: 1B
b1 0-0 2 --- PHI G. Hamner L. Arroyo 1% 52% Single to LF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O PHI D. Ennis L. Arroyo -2% 50% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Phillies 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Murry Dickson facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O STL R. Repulski M. Dickson 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O STL B. Sarni M. Dickson 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- STL A. Grammas M. Dickson -1% 53% Single to LF
t2 0-0 2 1-- STL L. Arroyo M. Dickson -3% 50% Single to RF; Grammas to 3B
t2 0-0 2 1-3 O STL S. Hemus M. Dickson 5% 55% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Luis Arroyo facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- PHI W. Jones L. Arroyo 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- PHI S. Lopata L. Arroyo 6% 64% Walk; Jones to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- PHI J. Greengrass L. Arroyo 5% 69% Lopata Steals 2B; Jones Steals 3B
b2 0-0 0 -23 O PHI J. Greengrass L. Arroyo -5% 64% Popfly: 1B
b2 0-0 1 -23 O PHI A. Seminick L. Arroyo -8% 56% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 -23 O PHI M. Dickson L. Arroyo -6% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Phillies 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Phillies' Murry Dickson facing 2-3-4
t3 0-0 0 --- O STL R. Schoendienst M. Dickson 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 1 --- O STL S. Musial M. Dickson 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 2 --- O STL B. Virdon M. Dickson 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Phillies 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Phillies Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Luis Arroyo facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- PHI R. Ashburn L. Arroyo 10% 66% Single to LF; Ashburn to 3B/Adv on E7
b3 0-0 0 --3 O PHI B. Morgan L. Arroyo -5% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 1 --3 RO PHI G. Hamner L. Arroyo 3% 64% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Ashburn Scores
b3 1-0 2 --- PHI D. Ennis L. Arroyo 1% 65% Single to LF
b3 1-0 2 1-- PHI W. Jones L. Arroyo 2% 66% Walk; Ennis to 2B
b3 1-0 2 12- RRR PHI S. Lopata L. Arroyo 22% 88% Home Run; Ennis Scores; Jones Scores
b3 4-0 2 --- O PHI J. Greengrass L. Arroyo -0% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Phillies 4.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Phillies' Murry Dickson facing 5-6-7
t4 0-4 0 --- O STL W. Moon M. Dickson 2% 90% Strikeout
t4 0-4 1 --- O STL R. Repulski M. Dickson 1% 91% Strikeout
t4 0-4 2 --- O STL B. Sarni M. Dickson 1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Phillies 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cardinals' Luis Arroyo facing 8-9-1
b4 4-0 0 --- O PHI A. Seminick L. Arroyo -1% 91% Strikeout Looking
b4 4-0 1 --- PHI M. Dickson L. Arroyo 1% 92% Single to LF
b4 4-0 1 1-- O PHI R. Ashburn L. Arroyo -1% 91% Popfly: 3B
b4 4-0 2 1-- O PHI B. Morgan L. Arroyo -1% 90% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Phillies 4.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-4, Phillies' Murry Dickson facing 8-9-1
t5 0-4 0 --- O STL A. Grammas M. Dickson 2% 92% Strikeout
t5 0-4 1 --- R STL L. Arroyo M. Dickson -5% 86% Home Run
t5 1-4 1 --- STL S. Hemus M. Dickson -3% 84% Single to 2B
t5 1-4 1 1-- STL R. Schoendienst M. Dickson -4% 80% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Hemus to 2B
t5 1-4 1 12- R STL S. Musial M. Dickson -9% 70% Single to LF; Schoendienst to 2B; Hemus Scores/unER
t5 2-4 1 12- O STL B. Virdon M. Dickson 6% 76% Flyball: RF
t5 2-4 2 12- O STL W. Moon M. Dickson 5% 82% Foul Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Phillies 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 4-2, Cardinals' Luis Arroyo facing 3-4-5
b5 4-2 0 --- R PHI G. Hamner L. Arroyo 7% 89% Home Run
b5 5-2 0 --- O PHI D. Ennis L. Arroyo -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 5-2 1 --- O PHI W. Jones L. Arroyo -1% 87% Flyball: CF
b5 5-2 2 --- O PHI S. Lopata L. Arroyo -0% 87% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Phillies 5.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-5, Phillies' Murry Dickson facing 6-7-8
t6 2-5 0 --- O STL R. Repulski M. Dickson 2% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-5 1 --- O STL B. Sarni M. Dickson 2% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-5 2 --- STL A. Grammas M. Dickson -1% 89% Walk
t6 2-5 2 1-- O STL L. Arroyo M. Dickson 2% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Phillies 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 5-2, Cardinals' Luis Arroyo facing 7-8-9
b6 5-2 0 --- PHI J. Greengrass L. Arroyo 1% 93% Walk
b6 5-2 0 1-- PHI A. Seminick L. Arroyo 2% 94% Single to LF; Greengrass to 2B
Mel Wright replaces Luis Arroyo pitching and batting 9th
b6 5-2 0 12- PHI M. Dickson M. Wright 2% 96% Fielder's Choice ; Seminick to 2B; Greengrass to 3B
b6 5-2 0 123 RR PHI R. Ashburn M. Wright 2% 98% Single to CF; Dickson to 2B; Seminick Scores; Greengrass Scores
b6 7-2 0 12- O PHI B. Morgan M. Wright -0% 98% Popfly: SS
b6 7-2 1 12- O PHI G. Hamner M. Wright -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
b6 7-2 2 12- RO PHI D. Ennis M. Wright 1% 98% Single to SS; Dickson Scores/Adv on E6/No RBI/unER; Ashburn out at 3B/2B-C; Ennis to 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Phillies 8.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-8, Phillies' Murry Dickson facing 1-2-3
Marv Blaylock replaces Stan Lopata playing 1B batting 6th
t7 2-8 0 --- STL S. Hemus M. Dickson -1% 98% Single to RF
t7 2-8 0 1-- STL R. Schoendienst M. Dickson -2% 96% Single to CF; Hemus to 2B
t7 2-8 0 12- O STL S. Musial M. Dickson 2% 97% Foul Flyball: C
t7 2-8 1 12- O STL B. Virdon M. Dickson 1% 99% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Hemus to 3B
t7 2-8 2 1-3 O STL W. Moon M. Dickson 1% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Phillies 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 8-2, Cardinals' Mel Wright facing 5-6-7
b7 8-2 0 --- O PHI W. Jones M. Wright -0% 99% Flyball: RF
b7 8-2 1 --- O PHI M. Blaylock M. Wright -0% 99% Strikeout
b7 8-2 2 --- PHI J. Greengrass M. Wright 0% 99% Triple to LF
b7 8-2 2 --3 O PHI A. Seminick M. Wright -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Phillies 8.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-8, Phillies' Murry Dickson facing 6-7-8
t8 2-8 0 --- O STL R. Repulski M. Dickson 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t8 2-8 1 --- STL B. Sarni M. Dickson -0% 99% Single to RF
t8 2-8 1 1-- O STL A. Grammas M. Dickson 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B; Sarni to 2B
Joe Frazier pinch hits for Mel Wright (P) batting 9th
t8 2-8 2 -2- O STL J. Frazier M. Dickson 0% 100% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Phillies 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Phillies Batting, Ahead 8-2, Cardinals' John Mackinson facing 9-1-2
John Mackinson replaces Joe Frazier (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 8-2 0 --- O PHI M. Dickson J. Mackinson -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 8-2 1 --- PHI R. Ashburn J. Mackinson 0% 100% Single to LF
b8 8-2 1 1-- PHI B. Morgan J. Mackinson 0% 100% Single to LF; Ashburn to 2B
b8 8-2 1 12- O PHI G. Hamner J. Mackinson -0% 100% Popfly: SS
b8 8-2 2 12- O PHI D. Ennis J. Mackinson -0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Phillies 8.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-8, Phillies' Murry Dickson facing 1-2-3
t9 2-8 0 --- O STL S. Hemus M. Dickson 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 2-8 1 --- O STL R. Schoendienst M. Dickson 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 2-8 2 --- O STL S. Musial M. Dickson 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Phillies 8.

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