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CLE
@CHW
1
2
BOS
@PHA
6
7
 
(10)
DET
@SLB
3
4
 
(10)
PHI
@BSN
2
6
STL
@CIN
4
11
BRO
@NYG
8
4
CHC
@PIT
6
4
Saturday, June 30, 1934,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 0:00
Cubs
6
41-26
 Won 8 
2nd, 1 GB
at Pirates
4
34-29
 Lost 1 
4th, 6 GB
W: Bill Lee (5-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            2  0  0   4  0  0   0  0  0    6 12  2
Pirates         1  0  2   0  0  0   1  0  0    4 11  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Herman 2B 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .296 .339 .398 .737 -0.030 1.02 0.043 -0.073 -0.8 3 8
Woody English SS 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .308 .357 .430 .786 0.135 0.83 0.168 -0.033 1.5 3 4
Chuck Klein LF 5 0 1 1 0 2 5 .323 .399 .606 1.005 0.026 0.72 0.082 -0.056 -0.1 0 0
Babe Herman RF 4 0 0 1 0 2 4 .335 .359 .526 .886 -0.049 0.61 0.000 -0.049 -0.8 1 0
Kiki Cuyler CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .351 .383 .489 .872 -0.019 0.74 0.046 -0.065 -0.6 1 0 GDP
Gabby Hartnett C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .325 .402 .552 .954 0.085 0.83 0.103 -0.017 0.7 3 0
Don Hurst 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .255 .318 .380 .699 -0.119 1.11 0.000 -0.119 -1.3 16 0
Stan Hack 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .274 .313 .292 .605 0.061 0.94 0.097 -0.036 0.5 0 1 SB
Bill Lee P 3 1 2 2 1 1 4 .217 .333 .348 .681 0.213 1.21 0.228 -0.015 2.0 0 1 2B
Team Totals 37 6 12 6 2 6 39 .324 .359 .351 .710 0.303 0.89 0.767 -0.463 1.1 27 14
2B: B Lee (3, off R Birkofer).
TB: B Lee 3; W English 3; S Hack 2; K Cuyler 2; G Hartnett; C Klein; B Herman.
GIDP: K Cuyler (3).
RBI: B Lee 2 (4); W English (13); B Herman (19); B Herman (37); C Klein (56).
2-out RBI: W English.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 3. B Herman-D Hurst; W English-D Hurst; D Hurst.
E: B Herman (3); S Hack (6).
Baserunning
SB: S Hack (4, 2nd base off H Meine/T Padden).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lloyd Waner CF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .271 .312 .331 .643 0.040 0.98 0.109 -0.069 -0.1 3 0
Paul Waner RF 5 2 1 0 0 0 5 .336 .401 .494 .895 -0.176 1.30 0.055 -0.231 -0.8 4 0 2B,GDP
Pie Traynor 3B 5 0 2 1 0 1 5 .356 .374 .520 .893 0.071 0.91 0.143 -0.072 0.9 0 0 3B
Arky Vaughan SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .364 .487 .573 1.061 0.000 1.35 0.099 -0.099 0.3 2 4
Gus Suhr 1B 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .329 .397 .558 .955 0.173 1.24 0.233 -0.060 1.2 7 1 2B,GDP
Cookie Lavagetto 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .237 .303 .355 .658 -0.036 1.84 0.108 -0.144 -0.1 1 2 2B
Woody Jensen LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .237 .256 .298 .555 0.142 1.31 0.199 -0.058 0.6 2 0 HBP
Tom Padden C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .317 .415 .376 .791 -0.249 1.71 0.000 -0.249 -1.8 8 0
Ralph Birkofer P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .263 .282 .316 .598 -0.004 0.57 0.014 -0.018 -0.0 0 0
   Heinie Meine P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .048 .091 .095 .186 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Earl Grace PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .239 .277 .327 .605 -0.030 1.13 0.000 -0.030 -0.3
   Leon Chagnon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Red Lucas PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .233 .283 .326 .608 -0.129 4.24 0.000 -0.129 -0.6
   Waite Hoyt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 4 11 4 2 3 39 .306 .359 .444 .803 -0.198 1.34 0.960 -1.159 -0.9 27 7
2B: P Waner (12, off B Lee); G Suhr (20, off B Lee); C Lavagetto (12, off B Lee).
3B: P Traynor (6, off B Lee).
HBP: W Jensen (1, by B Lee).
TB: P Traynor 4; G Suhr 3; C Lavagetto 2; A Vaughan 2; P Waner 2; L Waner; R Birkofer; W Jensen.
GIDP: G Suhr (4); P Waner (8).
RBI: C Lavagetto (35); P Traynor (22); G Suhr (59); A Vaughan (40).
2-out RBI: P Traynor; A Vaughan; C Lavagetto; G Suhr.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Suhr-A Vaughan-G Suhr.
E: T Padden (3).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Lee, W (5-2) 9 11 4 3 2 3 0 2.64 39 52 0.197 1.34 0.9
Team Totals 9 11 4 3 2 3 0 3.00 39 52 0.197 1.34 0.9

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ralph Birkofer, L (7-7) 4 9 6 6 1 4 0 4.08 21 23 -0.437 1.31 -3.8
Heinie Meine 3 2 0 0 0 2 0 4.81 10 0 0 0.081 0.43 1.6
Leon Chagnon 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.50 3 0 0 0.032 0.42 0.5
Waite Hoyt 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2.22 5 0 0 0.020 0.40 0.5
Team Totals 9 12 6 6 2 6 0 6.00 39 23 0 0 -0.304 0.89 -1.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Lee (2; W Jensen).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Klem, 1B - Cy Pfirman, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Billy Herman 2B 1 Lloyd Waner CF
2 Woody English SS 2 Paul Waner RF
3 Chuck Klein LF 3 Pie Traynor 3B
4 Babe Herman RF 4 Arky Vaughan SS
5 Kiki Cuyler CF 5 Gus Suhr 1B
6 Gabby Hartnett C 6 Cookie Lavagetto 2B
7 Don Hurst 1B 7 Woody Jensen LF
8 Stan Hack 3B 8 Tom Padden C
9 Bill Lee P 9 Ralph Birkofer P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 2-3 1 123 RR CHC B. Lee R. Birkofer 20% 71% Double to RF; Cuyler Scores; Hartnett Scores; Hack to 3B
b9 4-6 0 1-- OO PIT P. Waner B. Lee 18% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b8 4-6 1 1-- PIT W. Jensen B. Lee -17% 65% Single to RF; Suhr to 3B; Jensen to 2B/Adv on E9
b8 4-6 1 -23 O PIT T. Padden B. Lee 14% 79% Popfly: SS
b3 1-2 2 1-- R PIT G. Suhr B. Lee -13% 46% Double to RF; Vaughan Scores; Suhr to 3B/Adv on throw

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, Pirates' Ralph Birkofer facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC B. Herman R. Birkofer 3% 53% Single to CF
t1 0-0 0 1-- CHC W. English R. Birkofer 8% 62% Single to RF; Herman to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 R CHC C. Klein R. Birkofer 8% 70% Single to RF; Herman Scores; English to 3B
t1 1-0 0 1-3 RO CHC B. Herman R. Birkofer -2% 68% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B; English Scores
t1 2-0 1 1-- OO CHC K. Cuyler R. Birkofer -4% 64% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O PIT L. Waner B. Lee 2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-2 1 --- PIT P. Waner B. Lee -4% 62% Double to RF
b1 0-2 1 -2- O PIT P. Traynor B. Lee 4% 66% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-2 2 -2- R PIT A. Vaughan B. Lee -8% 58% Single to RF; Waner Scores
b1 1-2 2 1-- PIT G. Suhr B. Lee -2% 56% Walk; Vaughan to 2B
b1 1-2 2 12- O PIT C. Lavagetto B. Lee 4% 60% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Ralph Birkofer facing 6-7-8
t2 2-1 0 --- CHC G. Hartnett R. Birkofer 3% 63% Walk
t2 2-1 0 1-- O CHC D. Hurst R. Birkofer -3% 60% Flyball: CF
t2 2-1 1 1-- O CHC S. Hack R. Birkofer -3% 57% Lineout: LF
t2 2-1 2 1-- CHC B. Lee R. Birkofer 2% 59% Single to P; Hartnett to 2B
t2 2-1 2 12- O CHC B. Herman R. Birkofer -4% 55% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 7-8-9
b2 1-2 0 --- O PIT W. Jensen B. Lee 3% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-2 1 --- O PIT T. Padden B. Lee 2% 60% Flyball: RF
b2 1-2 2 --- PIT R. Birkofer B. Lee -1% 58% Single to RF
b2 1-2 2 1-- O PIT L. Waner B. Lee 3% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-1, Pirates' Ralph Birkofer facing 2-3-4
t3 2-1 0 --- O CHC W. English R. Birkofer -2% 59% Foul Flyball: C
t3 2-1 1 --- O CHC C. Klein R. Birkofer -2% 57% Strikeout Looking
t3 2-1 2 --- O CHC B. Herman R. Birkofer -1% 56% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Behind 1-2, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 2-3-4
b3 1-2 0 --- O PIT P. Waner B. Lee 3% 59% Popfly: 2B
b3 1-2 1 --- O PIT P. Traynor B. Lee 2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-2 2 --- PIT A. Vaughan B. Lee -2% 59% Single to 2B
b3 1-2 2 1-- R PIT G. Suhr B. Lee -13% 46% Double to RF; Vaughan Scores; Suhr to 3B/Adv on throw
b3 2-2 2 --3 R PIT C. Lavagetto B. Lee -11% 35% Double to LF; Suhr Scores
b3 3-2 2 -2- O PIT W. Jensen B. Lee 3% 38% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Pirates 3.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 2-3, Pirates' Ralph Birkofer facing 5-6-7
t4 2-3 0 --- CHC K. Cuyler R. Birkofer 5% 43% Single to LF
t4 2-3 0 1-- CHC G. Hartnett R. Birkofer 7% 50% Single to LF; Cuyler to 2B
t4 2-3 0 12- O CHC D. Hurst R. Birkofer -7% 43% Strikeout
t4 2-3 1 12- CHC S. Hack R. Birkofer 7% 50% Single; Cuyler to 3B; Hartnett to 2B
t4 2-3 1 123 RR CHC B. Lee R. Birkofer 20% 71% Double to RF; Cuyler Scores; Hartnett Scores; Hack to 3B
t4 4-3 1 -23 RO CHC B. Herman R. Birkofer 1% 71% Flyball: LF; Hack Scores; Lee to 3B
t4 5-3 2 --3 R CHC W. English R. Birkofer 8% 79% Single to CF; Lee Scores
t4 6-3 2 1-- O CHC C. Klein R. Birkofer -1% 78% Strikeout
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 6, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-6, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 8-9-1
b4 3-6 0 --- O PIT T. Padden B. Lee 3% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-6 1 --- O PIT R. Birkofer B. Lee 2% 82% Groundout: P-2B-1B
b4 3-6 2 --- PIT L. Waner B. Lee -1% 80% Walk
b4 3-6 2 1-- O PIT P. Waner B. Lee 2% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 6, Pirates 3.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-3, Pirates' Heinie Meine facing 4-5-6
Heinie Meine replaces Ralph Birkofer pitching and batting 9th
t5 6-3 0 --- O CHC B. Herman H. Meine -1% 82% Foul Flyball: C
t5 6-3 1 --- O CHC K. Cuyler H. Meine -1% 81% Single; Cuyler out at 2B/2B-SS
t5 6-3 2 --- O CHC G. Hartnett H. Meine -1% 80% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-6, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 3-4-5
b5 3-6 0 --- PIT P. Traynor B. Lee -4% 75% Single to CF
b5 3-6 0 1-- O PIT A. Vaughan B. Lee 4% 80% Popfly: 2B
b5 3-6 1 1-- OO PIT G. Suhr B. Lee 6% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Pirates 3.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-3, Pirates' Heinie Meine facing 7-8-9
t6 6-3 0 --- O CHC D. Hurst H. Meine -1% 84% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 6-3 1 --- CHC S. Hack H. Meine 1% 86% Single to RF
t6 6-3 1 1-- O CHC B. Lee H. Meine -2% 84% Strikeout Looking
t6 6-3 2 1-- CHC B. Herman H. Meine 1% 85% Hack Steals 2B; Hack to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
t6 6-3 2 --3 O CHC B. Herman H. Meine -2% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 6, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-6, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 6-7-8
b6 3-6 0 --- O PIT C. Lavagetto B. Lee 3% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 3-6 1 --- PIT W. Jensen B. Lee -3% 83% Hit By Pitch
b6 3-6 1 1-- OO PIT T. Padden B. Lee 6% 89% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Pirates 3.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-3, Pirates' Heinie Meine facing 2-3-4
t7 6-3 0 --- O CHC W. English H. Meine -1% 88% Flyball: CF
t7 6-3 1 --- O CHC C. Klein H. Meine -1% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 6-3 2 --- O CHC B. Herman H. Meine -1% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-6, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 9-1-2
Earl Grace pinch hits for Heinie Meine (P) batting 9th
b7 3-6 0 --- O PIT E. Grace B. Lee 3% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-6 1 --- O PIT L. Waner B. Lee 2% 91% Flyball: CF
b7 3-6 2 --- PIT P. Waner B. Lee -2% 90% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b7 3-6 2 1-- R PIT P. Traynor B. Lee -10% 80% Triple to LF; Waner Scores/unER
b7 4-6 2 --3 O PIT A. Vaughan B. Lee 6% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 6, Pirates 4.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-4, Pirates' Leon Chagnon facing 5-6-7
Leon Chagnon replaces Earl Grace (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 6-4 0 --- O CHC K. Cuyler L. Chagnon -1% 84% Lineout: RF
t8 6-4 1 --- O CHC G. Hartnett L. Chagnon -1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 6-4 2 --- O CHC D. Hurst L. Chagnon -1% 82% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-6, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 5-6-7
b8 4-6 0 --- PIT G. Suhr B. Lee -8% 74% Single to CF
b8 4-6 0 1-- O PIT C. Lavagetto B. Lee 7% 82% Popfly: SS
b8 4-6 1 1-- PIT W. Jensen B. Lee -17% 65% Single to RF; Suhr to 3B; Jensen to 2B/Adv on E9
b8 4-6 1 -23 O PIT T. Padden B. Lee 14% 79% Popfly: SS
Red Lucas pinch hits for Leon Chagnon (P) batting 9th
b8 4-6 2 -23 O PIT R. Lucas B. Lee 13% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 6, Pirates 4.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 6-4, Pirates' Waite Hoyt facing 8-9-1
Waite Hoyt replaces Red Lucas (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 6-4 0 --- O CHC S. Hack W. Hoyt -1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 6-4 1 --- CHC B. Lee W. Hoyt 1% 92% Walk
t9 6-4 1 1-- O CHC B. Herman W. Hoyt -1% 91% Flyball: RF
t9 6-4 2 1-- CHC W. English W. Hoyt 1% 92% Single to CF; Lee to 2B
t9 6-4 2 12- O CHC C. Klein W. Hoyt -2% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 6, Pirates 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 4-6, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 1-2-3
b9 4-6 0 --- PIT L. Waner B. Lee -9% 80% Single to CF
b9 4-6 0 1-- OO PIT P. Waner B. Lee 18% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b9 4-6 2 --- O PIT P. Traynor B. Lee 2% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 6, Pirates 4.

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