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Scores
Standings
PHA
@BOS
5
19
DET
@CHW
6
3
DET
@CHW
1
12
WSH
@NYY
5
6
NYG
@BRO
12
13
STL
@CIN
6
8
STL
@CIN
8
1
BSN
@PHI
2
7
BSN
@PHI
2
5
CHC
@PIT
1
5
CHC
@PIT
2
6
Sunday, July 4, 1948,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 26,183, Time of Game: 2:32
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cubs
2
29-39
 Lost 2 
8th, 10½ GB
at Pirates
6
36-30
 Won 2 
2nd, 2½ GB
W: Elmer Riddle (9-3)
L: Bob Rush (2-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  1  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    2  4  1
Pirates         3  0  1   0  0  1   1  0  X    6 14  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Hank Schenz 2B 4 0 0 0 1 0 .274 .665 3 1
Eddie Waitkus 1B 1 0 1 0 3 0 .316 .824 7 2
Hal Jeffcoat CF 4 0 0 1 0 1 .295 .698 3 0
Andy Pafko 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .333 .949 0 2
Bill Nicholson RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .263 .856 0 0 HR
Peanuts Lowrey LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .359 .848 5 0 2B
Bob Scheffing C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .773 2 1
Dick Culler SS 1 1 0 0 1 0 .148 .425 2 1
   Rube Walker 1 0 0 0 0 0 .203 .523
   Roy Smalley SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 .147 .424 1 0
Bob Rush P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .118 .294 0 1
   Clarence Maddern 1 0 0 0 0 1 .245 .672
   Jess Dobernic P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .800 1 1
   Phil Cavarretta 0 0 0 0 1 0 .236 .661
Team Totals 31 2 4 2 6 4 .129 .528 24 9
2B: P Lowrey (7).
HR: B Nicholson (8).
TB: B Nicholson 4; P Lowrey 2; A Pafko; E Waitkus.
RBI: H Jeffcoat (32); B Nicholson (28).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Pafko-H Schenz-E Waitkus.
E: P Lowrey (3).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Stan Rojek SS 5 1 4 1 0 1 .247 .616 3 4 SB
Frankie Gustine 3B 5 1 2 0 0 1 .301 .790 0 5
Johnny Hopp CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .290 .801 2 0 3B
Ralph Kiner LF 3 2 3 2 1 0 .297 1.031 3 0 HR
Wally Westlake RF 4 0 0 1 0 0 .307 .905 2 0 GDP
Ed Stevens 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .225 .644 7 0
Danny Murtaugh 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .270 .699 5 1
Ed Fitz Gerald C 4 1 1 0 0 1 .277 .674 4 0
Elmer Riddle P 3 0 1 0 0 0 .158 .404 1 1 SH
Team Totals 35 6 14 6 2 3 .400 .975 27 11
3B: J Hopp (9).
HR: R Kiner (20).
SH: E Riddle (4).
TB: R Kiner 6; S Rojek 4; J Hopp 3; F Gustine 2; D Murtaugh 2; E Riddle; E Fitz Gerald.
GIDP: W Westlake (5).
RBI: R Kiner 2 (57); W Westlake (28); S Rojek (18); D Murtaugh (27); J Hopp (18).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Rojek-E Stevens.
E: S Rojek (16).
Baserunning
SB: S Rojek (9).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bob Rush, L (2-5) 4 9 4 4 1 2 1 4.92 21 29
Jess Dobernic 4 5 2 2 1 1 0 2.29 17
Team Totals 8 14 6 6 2 3 1 6.75 38 29

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Elmer Riddle, W (9-3) 9 4 2 2 6 4 1 2.68 37 69
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 6 4 1 2.00 37 69
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Barr, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 2:32.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Hank Schenz 2B 1 Stan Rojek SS
2 Eddie Waitkus 1B 2 Frankie Gustine 3B
3 Hal Jeffcoat CF 3 Johnny Hopp CF
4 Andy Pafko 3B 4 Ralph Kiner LF
5 Bill Nicholson RF 5 Wally Westlake RF
6 Peanuts Lowrey LF 6 Ed Stevens 1B
7 Bob Scheffing C 7 Danny Murtaugh 2B
8 Dick Culler SS 8 Ed Fitz Gerald C
9 Bob Rush P 9 Elmer Riddle P

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