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Scores
Standings
DET
@CLE
4
7
WSH
@NYY
1
2
BOS
@PHA
8
3
CHW
@SLB
4
3
PHI
@BSN
1
3
STL
@CHC
8
2
CIN
@PIT
4
0
Wednesday, May 29, 1940,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 2,859, Time of Game: 1:40
Reds
4
23-10
 Won 1 
1st
at Pirates
0
9-21
 Lost 1 
8th, 12½ GB
W: Bucky Walters (8-0)
L: Joe Bowman (2-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  3   1  0  0   0  0  0    4  8  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  0

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Harry Craft CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .264 .284 .396 .681 3 0
Lonny Frey 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .211 .331 .273 .605 2 2
Billy Werber 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .254 .352 .457 .809 1 1 SB
Frank McCormick 1B 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .304 .364 .486 .850 12 1 SB
Ernie Lombardi C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .346 .412 .486 .898 1 0
Johnny Rizzo LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .241 .348 .316 .664 1 0
Lee Gamble RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .238 .238 .286 .524 4 0
Billy Myers SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .200 .304 .275 .579 2 6 2B
Bucky Walters P 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .290 .333 .387 .720 1 3
Team Totals 35 4 8 4 1 2 36 .229 .250 .257 .507 27 13
2B: B Myers (3).
TB: B Myers 3; B Walters 2; F McCormick 2; L Gamble; H Craft.
RBI: F McCormick 2 (22); H Craft (12); B Walters (7).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Walters-B Myers-F McCormick 2.
Baserunning
SB: B Werber (4); F McCormick (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Lee Handley 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .266 .298 .358 .656 0 4
Bob Elliott CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .228 .283 .348 .631 3 0 GDP
Paul Waner RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .269 .329 .359 .688 2 0
Arky Vaughan SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .319 .406 .457 .863 2 3
Elbie Fletcher 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .284 .395 .413 .808 11 2
Maurice Van Robays LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .312 .369 .325 .694 5 0
Frankie Gustine 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .324 .351 .432 .783 0 2
Spud Davis C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .255 .379 .400 .779 2 0
Joe Bowman P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .208 .345 .375 .720 2 0 GDP
Team Totals 29 0 4 0 1 0 30 .138 .167 .138 .305 27 11
TB: L Handley; F Gustine; A Vaughan; M Van Robays.
GIDP: J Bowman (1); B Elliott (1).
Team LOB: 3.

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bucky Walters, W (8-0) 9 4 0 0 1 0 0 1.69 30 78
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 30 78

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Joe Bowman, L (2-3) 9 8 4 4 1 2 0 5.03 36 56
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 1 2 0 4.00 36 56
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bick Campbell, 1B - Lee Ballanfant, 2B - (none), 3B - Babe Pinelli.
Time of Game: 1:40.
Attendance: 2,859.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Harry Craft CF 1 Lee Handley 3B
2 Lonny Frey 2B 2 Bob Elliott CF
3 Billy Werber 3B 3 Paul Waner RF
4 Frank McCormick 1B 4 Arky Vaughan SS
5 Ernie Lombardi C 5 Elbie Fletcher 1B
6 Johnny Rizzo LF 6 Maurice Van Robays LF
7 Lee Gamble RF 7 Frankie Gustine 2B
8 Billy Myers SS 8 Spud Davis C
9 Bucky Walters P 9 Joe Bowman P

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