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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
0
5
NYY
@BOS
2
0
CLE
@CHW
2
3
CLE
@CHW
4
6
SLB
@DET
0
3
SLB
@DET
0
1
PHA
@WSH
3
2
PHA
@WSH
0
2
BSN
@NYG
3
4
BSN
@NYG
1
1
 
(7)
BRO
@PHI
7
5
BRO
@PHI
10
7
CIN
@PIT
3
1
CIN
@PIT
1
5
CHC
@STL
2
6
CHC
@STL
1
5
Sunday, May 6, 1945,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:00
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Reds
3
6-6
 Won 1 
5th, 4½ GB
at Pirates
1
5-9
 Lost 1 
7th, 5½ GB
W: Ed Heusser (3-0)
L: Max Butcher (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  2    3  9  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  8  0

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Dain Clay CF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .250 .316 .365 .681 3 0 2B,GDP
Eric Tipton LF 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 .234 .321 .319 .640 2 0 SB
Gee Walker RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .262 .340 .286 .626 0 0
Frank McCormick 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .304 .385 .391 .776 10 1
Steve Mesner 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .237 .370 .316 .685 1 4
Woody Williams 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .227 .277 .273 .549 5 2
Kermit Wahl SS 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .125 .239 .150 .389 3 4 SB
Al Lakeman C 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .400 .538 .500 1.038 2 0
Ed Heusser P 2 1 1 1 0 0 4 .125 .222 .375 .597 1 0 3B,2·SH
Team Totals 32 3 9 3 4 1 38 .281 .361 .375 .736 27 11
2B: D Clay (3).
3B: E Heusser (1).
SH: E Heusser 2 (2).
TB: E Heusser 3; A Lakeman 3; D Clay 2; G Walker 2; F McCormick 2.
GIDP: D Clay (1).
RBI: D Clay (9); F McCormick (5); E Heusser (1).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. K Wahl-W Williams-F McCormick 2.
Baserunning
SB: E Tipton (3); K Wahl (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Pete Coscarart 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .091 .211 .121 .332 3 2 SH
Johnny Barrett CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .286 .344 .411 .755 5 0 2B
Tommy O'Brien RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .367 .392 .469 .862 2 0 GDP
Bob Elliott 3B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .269 .356 .442 .798 1 4 2B
Jim Russell LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .245 .302 .286 .588 2 1
Babe Dahlgren 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .196 .241 .333 .574 12 1 GDP
   Frank Colman 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .118 .211 .118 .328
Frankie Gustine SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .265 .345 .306 .652 1 5
Bill Salkeld C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .364 .417 .364 .780 1 0
Max Butcher P 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .167 .167 .167 .333 0 4
Team Totals 32 1 8 1 2 1 35 .250 .294 .313 .607 27 17
2B: J Barrett (5); B Elliott (4).
SH: P Coscarart (1).
TB: J Barrett 3; B Elliott 3; F Gustine; M Butcher; B Salkeld; J Russell.
GIDP: B Dahlgren (4); T O'Brien (1).
RBI: B Salkeld (3).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Elliott-P Coscarart-B Dahlgren.

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Ed Heusser, W (3-0) 9 8 1 1 2 1 0 0.33 35 66
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 2 1 0 1.00 35 66

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Max Butcher, L (2-2) 9 9 3 3 4 1 0 2.65 38 54
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 4 1 0 3.00 38 54
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Beans Reardon, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - (none), 3B - Lou Jorda.
Time of Game: 2:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Dain Clay CF 1 Pete Coscarart 2B
2 Eric Tipton LF 2 Johnny Barrett CF
3 Gee Walker RF 3 Tommy O'Brien RF
4 Frank McCormick 1B 4 Bob Elliott 3B
5 Steve Mesner 3B 5 Jim Russell LF
6 Woody Williams 2B 6 Babe Dahlgren 1B
7 Kermit Wahl SS 7 Frankie Gustine SS
8 Al Lakeman C 8 Bill Salkeld C
9 Ed Heusser P 9 Max Butcher P

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