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Standings
DET
@CHW
6
7
 
(12)
WSH
@NYY
0
4
CLE
@SLB
3
0
CLE
@SLB
7
1
NYG
@BRO
7
3
PHI
@BSN
2
9
PHI
@BSN
3
2
CHC
@CIN
2
1
STL
@PIT
4
3
STL
@PIT
3
0
Wednesday, August 16, 1939,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:15
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cardinals
4
60-44
 Won 2 
2nd, 6 GB
at Pirates
3
49-53
 Lost 7 
6th, 17 GB
W: Bob Bowman (8-4)
L: Bob Klinger (11-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  2    4  8  3
Pirates         0  0  1   0  1  0   1  0  0    3  8  1

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lyn Lary SS-3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .132 .353 .211 .563 -0.175 1.32 0.000 -0.175 -1.2 1 2 GDP
Jimmy Brown 2B-SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .298 .333 .405 .739 -0.112 1.11 0.000 -0.112 -0.7 1 2
Enos Slaughter RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .296 .353 .472 .825 -0.076 0.98 0.012 -0.088 -0.4 6 0
Johnny Mize 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .347 .439 .632 1.071 -0.051 0.78 0.017 -0.068 -0.4 8 1
Don Padgett C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .441 .484 .661 1.145 -0.110 1.34 0.016 -0.126 -0.6 1 0
   Mickey Owen C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .326 .332 .658 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Pepper Martin LF 4 2 1 0 0 1 4 .326 .410 .495 .905 0.096 1.28 0.141 -0.045 0.3 3 0
Terry Moore CF 4 2 3 4 0 0 4 .284 .348 .449 .797 0.908 1.75 0.941 -0.032 3.3 1 0 2·HR,SB
Don Gutteridge 3B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .255 .305 .365 .671 0.002 1.06 0.036 -0.034 -0.1 2 2
   Stu Martin 2B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .256 .311 .363 .674 0.047 1.01 0.059 -0.012 0.2 2 2
Bob Weiland P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .059 .086 .059 .145 -0.108 1.71 0.000 -0.108 -0.8 0 1 SH
   Bob Bowman P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .100 .156 .133 .290 -0.009 0.34 0.000 -0.009 -0.1 0 1
   Clyde Shoun P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .158 .111 .269 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 34 4 8 4 1 4 36 .235 .257 .412 .669 0.412 1.23 1.222 -0.809 -0.4 27 11
HR: T Moore 2 (7, 2 off B Klinger, 7th inn, 1 on, 0 outs; 9th inn, 1 on, 1 out).
SH: B Weiland (3, off B Klinger).
TB: T Moore 9; J Mize; D Gutteridge; S Martin; P Martin; D Padgett.
GIDP: L Lary (1).
RBI: T Moore 4 (42).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Brown-S Martin-J Mize.
E: P Martin (5); D Padgett (3); J Brown (27).
Baserunning
SB: T Moore (5, 2nd base off B Klinger/R Mueller).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Fern Bell CF 2 0 0 1 1 0 4 .294 .398 .394 .793 -0.016 1.75 0.062 -0.078 -0.8 1 0 SF,IW
   Lloyd Waner CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .285 .326 .337 .663 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Tobin PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .261 .282 .420 .702 -0.160 5.88 0.000 -0.160 -0.4
Arky Vaughan SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .307 .382 .428 .810 -0.120 1.13 0.000 -0.120 -1.4 1 2
Johnny Rizzo LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .254 .341 .424 .765 -0.024 0.56 0.019 -0.044 -0.2 4 0
Chuck Klein RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .292 .366 .481 .847 -0.054 0.67 0.000 -0.054 -0.7 2 0 SH
Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .278 .364 .397 .761 -0.005 0.52 0.028 -0.033 0.1 12 0
Bill Brubaker 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .236 .304 .376 .680 -0.141 0.98 0.000 -0.141 -1.7 1 2 GDP
Pep Young 2B 4 3 4 0 0 0 4 .277 .344 .385 .729 0.427 1.55 0.427 0.000 2.1 1 5 3·2B
Ray Mueller C 2 0 2 2 1 0 4 .237 .286 .336 .622 0.195 2.26 0.226 -0.030 2.1 5 1 SH,IW
Bob Klinger P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .215 .271 .215 .487 0.060 1.67 0.092 -0.032 0.1 0 0
   Paul Waner PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .314 .369 .413 .782 -0.250 5.90 0.000 -0.250 -0.6
Team Totals 32 3 8 3 2 2 37 .250 .294 .344 .638 -0.088 1.45 0.854 -0.942 -1.4 27 10
2B: P Young 3 (12, 2 off B Weiland, 1 off B Bowman).
SF: F Bell (0, off B Weiland).
SH: C Klein (5, off B Weiland); R Mueller (8, off B Bowman).
IBB: F Bell (3, by B Weiland); R Mueller (4, by B Weiland).
TB: P Young 7; R Mueller 2; E Fletcher; J Rizzo.
GIDP: B Brubaker (8).
RBI: R Mueller 2 (16); F Bell (34).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Young-A Vaughan-E Fletcher.
E: A Vaughan (25).

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Weiland 7.1 7 3 1 2 1 0 3.30 32 55 -0.179 1.04 -0.3
Bob Bowman, W (8-4) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.15 3 2 0 -0.142 2.98 0.7
Clyde Shoun, S (6) 0.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.21 2 1 0 0.410 5.89 0.9
Team Totals 9 8 3 1 2 2 0 1.00 37 55 3 0 0.089 1.45 1.4

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Klinger, L (11-12) 9 8 4 3 1 4 2 3.52 36 60 -0.412 1.23 0.4
Team Totals 9 8 4 3 1 4 2 3.00 36 60 -0.412 1.23 0.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: B Weiland 2 (4; F Bell, R Mueller).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Beans Reardon, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - (none), 3B - Babe Pinelli.
Time of Game: 2:15.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Cardinals         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Lyn Lary SS 1 Fern Bell CF
2 Jimmy Brown 2B 2 Arky Vaughan SS
3 Enos Slaughter RF 3 Johnny Rizzo LF
4 Johnny Mize 1B 4 Chuck Klein RF
5 Don Padgett C 5 Elbie Fletcher 1B
6 Pepper Martin LF 6 Bill Brubaker 3B
7 Terry Moore CF 7 Pep Young 2B
8 Don Gutteridge 3B 8 Ray Mueller C
9 Bob Weiland P 9 Bob Klinger P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 2-3 1 1-- RR STL T. Moore B. Klinger 65% 82% Inside-the-park Home Run to LF; Martin Scores
t7 0-2 0 1-- RR STL T. Moore B. Klinger 26% 50% Inside-the-park Home Run to LF; Martin Scores/unER
b9 3-4 1 --3 O PIT P. Waner C. Shoun 25% 84% Strikeout
b9 3-4 0 --- PIT P. Young B. Bowman -24% 56% Double
b9 3-4 2 --3 O PIT J. Tobin C. Shoun 16% 100% Groundout: 1B-P

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, Pirates' Bob Klinger facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Lary B. Klinger -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O STL J. Brown B. Klinger -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- STL E. Slaughter B. Klinger 1% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O STL J. Mize B. Klinger -2% 45% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Weiland facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT F. Bell B. Weiland 2% 47% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O PIT A. Vaughan B. Weiland 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- O PIT J. Rizzo B. Weiland 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Klinger facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O STL D. Padgett B. Klinger -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O STL P. Martin B. Klinger -2% 46% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- STL T. Moore B. Klinger 1% 47% Single to LF
t2 0-0 2 1-- STL D. Gutteridge B. Klinger 1% 48% Moore Steals 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- O STL D. Gutteridge B. Klinger -3% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Weiland facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O PIT C. Klein B. Weiland 2% 47% Popfly: 3B
b2 0-0 1 --- O PIT E. Fletcher B. Weiland 2% 49% Popfly: 3B
b2 0-0 2 --- O PIT B. Brubaker B. Weiland 1% 50% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bob Klinger facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O STL B. Weiland B. Klinger -3% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t3 0-0 1 --- O STL L. Lary B. Klinger -2% 46% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 2 --- O STL J. Brown B. Klinger -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Bob Weiland facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- PIT P. Young B. Weiland -7% 38% Double to LF
b3 0-0 0 -2- R PIT R. Mueller B. Weiland -11% 27% Single to LF; Young Scores; Mueller to 2B/Adv on throw
b3 1-0 0 -2- O PIT B. Klinger B. Weiland 1% 28% Groundout: 2B unassisted; Mueller to 3B
b3 1-0 1 --3 O PIT F. Bell B. Weiland 6% 34% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 2 --3 O PIT A. Vaughan B. Weiland 4% 37% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bob Klinger facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- O STL E. Slaughter B. Klinger -3% 34% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 0-1 1 --- O STL J. Mize B. Klinger -2% 32% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- STL D. Padgett B. Klinger 2% 34% Single to RF
t4 0-1 2 1-- O STL P. Martin B. Klinger -3% 31% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Bob Weiland facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- O PIT J. Rizzo B. Weiland 2% 33% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- O PIT C. Klein B. Weiland 1% 35% Lineout: RF
b4 1-0 2 --- O PIT E. Fletcher B. Weiland 1% 36% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bob Klinger facing 7-8-9
t5 0-1 0 --- O STL T. Moore B. Klinger -3% 33% Popfly: C
t5 0-1 1 --- STL D. Gutteridge B. Klinger 4% 36% Single to SS
t5 0-1 1 1-- O STL B. Weiland B. Klinger -3% 33% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; Gutteridge to 2B
t5 0-1 2 -2- O STL L. Lary B. Klinger -5% 29% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Bob Weiland facing 6-7-8
Stu Martin replaces Don Gutteridge (3B) playing 2B batting 8th
Lyn Lary moves from SS to 3B
Jimmy Brown moves from 2B to SS
b5 1-0 0 --- O PIT B. Brubaker B. Weiland 2% 31% Lineout: LF
b5 1-0 1 --- PIT P. Young B. Weiland -4% 27% Single to LF; Young to 2B/Adv on E7
b5 1-0 1 -2- R PIT R. Mueller B. Weiland -10% 17% Single to CF; Young Scores/unER; Mueller to 2B/Adv on throw
b5 2-0 1 -2- O PIT B. Klinger B. Weiland 2% 19% Flyball: RF
b5 2-0 2 -2- PIT F. Bell B. Weiland -0% 19% Intentional Walk
b5 2-0 2 12- O PIT A. Vaughan B. Weiland 3% 21% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Bob Klinger facing 2-3-4
t6 0-2 0 --- O STL J. Brown B. Klinger -3% 18% Lineout: RF
t6 0-2 1 --- O STL E. Slaughter B. Klinger -2% 16% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-2 2 --- STL J. Mize B. Klinger 2% 18% Single to RF
t6 0-2 2 1-- O STL D. Padgett B. Klinger -3% 15% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Bob Weiland facing 3-4-5
b6 2-0 0 --- O PIT J. Rizzo B. Weiland 1% 16% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-0 1 --- O PIT C. Klein B. Weiland 1% 17% Strikeout Looking
b6 2-0 2 --- O PIT E. Fletcher B. Weiland 1% 18% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Bob Klinger facing 6-7-8
t7 0-2 0 --- STL P. Martin B. Klinger 6% 24% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t7 0-2 0 1-- RR STL T. Moore B. Klinger 26% 50% Inside-the-park Home Run to LF; Martin Scores/unER
t7 2-2 0 --- STL S. Martin B. Klinger 6% 56% Single to RF
t7 2-2 0 1-- O STL B. Weiland B. Klinger -6% 50% Strikeout Looking
t7 2-2 1 1-- OO STL L. Lary B. Klinger -9% 41% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Tied 2-2, Cardinals' Bob Weiland facing 6-7-8
b7 2-2 0 --- O PIT B. Brubaker B. Weiland 4% 45% Lineout: LF
b7 2-2 1 --- PIT P. Young B. Weiland -7% 38% Double to LF
b7 2-2 1 -2- PIT R. Mueller B. Weiland -2% 36% Intentional Walk
b7 2-2 1 12- PIT B. Klinger B. Weiland -9% 26% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Young to 3B; Mueller to 2B
b7 2-2 1 123 RO PIT F. Bell B. Weiland -6% 21% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Young Scores/unER; Mueller to 3B
b7 3-2 2 1-3 O PIT A. Vaughan B. Weiland 4% 25% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 3.
Top of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Pirates' Bob Klinger facing 2-3-4
t8 2-3 0 --- O STL J. Brown B. Klinger -5% 19% Flyball: LF
t8 2-3 1 --- O STL E. Slaughter B. Klinger -4% 16% Lineout: 1B
t8 2-3 2 --- O STL J. Mize B. Klinger -3% 13% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-2, Cardinals' Bob Weiland facing 3-4-5
b8 3-2 0 --- PIT J. Rizzo B. Weiland 0% 13% E2 on Foul Ball
b8 3-2 0 --- PIT J. Rizzo B. Weiland -2% 11% Single to LF
b8 3-2 0 1-- O PIT C. Klein B. Weiland 1% 12% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Rizzo to 2B
b8 3-2 1 -2- PIT E. Fletcher B. Weiland -3% 9% Single to CF; Rizzo to 3B
Bob Bowman replaces Bob Weiland pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-2 1 1-3 OO PIT B. Brubaker B. Bowman 7% 16% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cardinals 2, Pirates 3.
Top of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 2-3, Pirates' Bob Klinger facing 5-6-7
Lloyd Waner replaces Fern Bell playing CF batting 1st
t9 2-3 0 --- O STL D. Padgett B. Klinger -7% 9% Lineout: LF
t9 2-3 1 --- STL P. Martin B. Klinger 8% 17% Single to CF
t9 2-3 1 1-- RR STL T. Moore B. Klinger 65% 82% Inside-the-park Home Run to LF; Martin Scores
t9 4-3 1 --- O STL S. Martin B. Klinger -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 4-3 2 --- O STL B. Bowman B. Klinger -1% 80% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cardinals 4, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Pirates Batting, Behind 3-4, Cardinals' Bob Bowman facing 7-8-9
Mickey Owen replaces Don Padgett playing C batting 5th
b9 3-4 0 --- PIT P. Young B. Bowman -24% 56% Double
b9 3-4 0 -2- O PIT R. Mueller B. Bowman 3% 59% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Young to 3B
Clyde Shoun replaces Bob Bowman pitching and batting 9th
Paul Waner pinch hits for Bob Klinger (P) batting 9th
b9 3-4 1 --3 O PIT P. Waner C. Shoun 25% 84% Strikeout
Jim Tobin pinch hits for Lloyd Waner (CF) batting 1st
b9 3-4 2 --3 O PIT J. Tobin C. Shoun 16% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cardinals 4, Pirates 3.

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