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Scores
Standings
BOS
@NYY
0
5
NYG
@BSN
4
13
STL
@CIN
5
3
STL
@CIN
6
2
CHC
@PIT
4
3
CHC
@PIT
5
0
 
(7)
Saturday, September 29, 1945,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:36
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Cubs
4
96-56
 Won 3 
1st
at Pirates
3
82-70
 Lost 1 
4th, 15 GB
W: Hank Borowy (21-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            1  0  0   0  1  0   1  0  1    4 10  0
Pirates         1  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    3  8  2

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Stan Hack 3B 4 2 1 0 1 1 5 .323 .420 .405 .826 3 1 2B
Roy Hughes 2B 4 0 3 0 1 0 5 .261 .311 .306 .617 2 3
Peanuts Lowrey LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 5 .282 .341 .391 .732 3 0 SH
Phil Cavarretta 1B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .355 .450 .498 .948 8 0
Andy Pafko CF 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .299 .362 .458 .820 2 0
Bill Nicholson RF 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .245 .358 .380 .739 2 0
Mickey Livingston C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .254 .324 .317 .641 3 1
   Ed Sauer 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .258 .320 .382 .702
   Dewey Williams C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .358 .381 .739 1 0
Lennie Merullo SS 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .236 .296 .298 .594 3 2
Hank Borowy P 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 .198 .255 .253 .508 0 3 SH
   Bob Chipman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .250 .267 .517 0 0
   Paul Erickson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .161 .235 .226 .461 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 10 2 5 3 42 .286 .375 .314 .689 27 10
2B: S Hack (29).
SH: P Lowrey (21); H Borowy (10).
TB: R Hughes 3; A Pafko 2; S Hack 2; B Nicholson 2; P Lowrey; H Borowy.
RBI: P Lowrey (89); A Pafko (110).
Team LOB: 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Hughes-L Merullo-P Cavarretta.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Al Gionfriddo CF 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 .284 .374 .386 .759 3 1 2·2B
Johnny Barrett RF 2 0 1 1 3 0 5 .258 .359 .421 .781 3 0
Jim Russell LF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .285 .377 .434 .811 3 0
Bill Salkeld C 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .312 .422 .551 .973 4 1
   Tommy O'Brien 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .335 .376 .439 .814
Bob Elliott 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .291 .370 .424 .794 1 0
Frankie Gustine SS-2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .281 .335 .371 .706 3 2 SH
Babe Dahlgren 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .250 .320 .352 .672 6 3
Pete Coscarart 2B 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .244 .342 .360 .702 1 2 GDP
   Frank Colman 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .212 .258 .384 .642
   Frankie Zak SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .250 .273 .523 1 1
Fritz Ostermueller P 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .321 .387 .321 .709 2 3
   Nick Strincevich P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .202 .239 .214 .453 0 0
   Jack Saltzgaver 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .316 .361 .412 .773
Team Totals 32 3 8 3 7 2 40 .250 .385 .313 .697 27 13
2B: A Gionfriddo 2 (17).
SH: F Gustine (6).
TB: A Gionfriddo 5; B Elliott 2; F Gustine; J Barrett; F Ostermueller.
GIDP: P Coscarart (10).
RBI: F Ostermueller (4); J Barrett (68); F Colman (30).
Team LOB: 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Salkeld-F Zak.
E: F Gustine (41); B Elliott (23).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Hank Borowy, W (21-7) 8.1 8 3 3 7 1 0 2.65 38 49
Bob Chipman 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.09 1
Paul Erickson, S (2) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.16 1
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 7 2 0 3.00 40 49

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Fritz Ostermueller, L (5-4) 8.1 10 4 3 5 3 0 4.57 40 47
Nick Strincevich 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.27 2
Team Totals 9 10 4 3 5 3 0 3.00 42 47
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Barr, 1B - Tom Dunn, 2B - Ziggy Sears, 3B - Beans Reardon.
Time of Game: 2:36.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

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