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Scores
Standings
CLE
@CHW
6
10
CLE
@CHW
7
2
SLB
@DET
6
3
SLB
@DET
5
4
WSH
@NYY
5
3
WSH
@NYY
6
7
BOS
@PHA
7
3
BOS
@PHA
6
5
NYG
@BRO
7
8
 
(10)
PHI
@BSN
13
7
PHI
@BSN
7
0
CIN
@PIT
4
5
CIN
@PIT
2
4
CHC
@STL
9
10
CHC
@STL
2
1
 
(5)
Sunday, June 20, 1943,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:56
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Reds
4
27-24
 Lost 2 
5th, 5 GB
at Pirates
5
27-24
 Won 2 
3rd, 4 GB
W: Rip Sewell (8-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            2  2  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    4 10  0
Pirates         0  1  0   0  0  1   0  3  X    5  8  2

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Lonny Frey 2B 4 2 2 1 0 0 .330 .795 0 1
Estel Crabtree RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .287 .694 4 0
Gee Walker CF 4 1 2 2 0 0 .264 .648 5 0 2B
Frank McCormick 1B 4 0 3 0 0 0 .330 .822 8 0 2B
Steve Mesner 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .306 .707 1 1
Eric Tipton LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .772 0 0
Eddie Miller SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .246 .630 3 3
Ray Mueller C 3 1 1 0 0 0 .201 .550 3 0 2B,GDP
   Max Marshall 1 0 0 0 0 1 .224 .555
Johnny Vander Meer P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .162 .394 0 2
   Joe Beggs P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .500 0 0
   Bert Haas 1 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .568
Team Totals 34 4 10 3 2 2 .294 .716 24 7
2B: F McCormick (14); R Mueller (6); G Walker (11).
TB: F McCormick 4; G Walker 3; R Mueller 2; L Frey 2; E Miller; E Crabtree.
GIDP: R Mueller (5).
RBI: G Walker 2 (24); L Frey (16).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Vander Meer-E Miller-F McCormick; E Miller-F McCormick.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Frankie Gustine SS 3 0 2 0 1 0 .325 .794 2 6
Jim Russell LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .246 .710 2 2 GDP
Tommy O'Brien RF 4 2 2 0 0 0 .359 .916 1 0 3B
   Johnny Barrett RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .611 0 0
Bob Elliott 3B 4 0 0 1 0 0 .246 .658 1 5
Elbie Fletcher 1B 4 1 2 3 0 0 .278 .801 14 1 HR
Al Lopez C 3 1 1 0 1 0 .250 .595 3 1 3B
Vince DiMaggio CF 4 0 0 1 0 2 .265 .767 2 0
Pete Coscarart 2B 2 0 1 0 1 0 .256 .652 2 6
Rip Sewell P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .189 .427 0 1 GDP
Team Totals 30 5 8 5 4 2 .267 .853 27 22
3B: A Lopez (2); T O'Brien (4).
HR: E Fletcher (4).
TB: E Fletcher 5; T O'Brien 4; A Lopez 3; F Gustine 2; P Coscarart.
GIDP: R Sewell (2); J Russell (4).
RBI: E Fletcher 3 (18); B Elliott (33); V DiMaggio (40).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. P Coscarart-F Gustine-E Fletcher.
E: E Fletcher 2 (3).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Johnny Vander Meer, L (6-6) 7.1 8 5 5 4 2 1 3.17 32 40
Joe Beggs 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.72 2
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 4 2 1 5.62 34 40

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Rip Sewell, W (8-2) 9 10 4 3 2 2 0 2.76 36 53
Team Totals 9 10 4 3 2 2 0 3.00 36 53
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Babe Pinelli, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - (none), 3B - Ziggy Sears.
Time of Game: 1:56.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Lonny Frey 2B 1 Frankie Gustine SS
2 Estel Crabtree RF 2 Jim Russell LF
3 Gee Walker CF 3 Tommy O'Brien RF
4 Frank McCormick 1B 4 Bob Elliott 3B
5 Steve Mesner 3B 5 Elbie Fletcher 1B
6 Eric Tipton LF 6 Al Lopez C
7 Eddie Miller SS 7 Vince DiMaggio CF
8 Ray Mueller C 8 Pete Coscarart 2B
9 Johnny Vander Meer P 9 Rip Sewell P

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