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Scores
Standings
DET
@CHW
3
4
WSH
@NYY
3
5
BOS
@PHA
4
3
 
(10)
NYG
@BRO
3
4
 
(12)
PHI
@BSN
1
5
STL
@CIN
5
1
CHC
@PIT
3
7
CHC
@PIT
11
3
Sunday, September 5, 1948,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 25,569, Time of Game: 2:31
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cubs
11
55-74
 Won 1 
7th, 18 GB
at Pirates
3
67-58
 Lost 1 
4th, 4 GB
W: Doyle Lade (4-3)
L: Elmer Riddle (11-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  2   0  5  3   0  1  0   11 17  0
Pirates         0  0  1   0  0  0   2  0  0    3 10  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Emil Verban 2B 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .268 .302 .319 .621 1 4
   Gene Mauch 2B 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .199 .312 .267 .579 0 0
Eddie Waitkus LF 5 1 2 4 1 0 6 .311 .363 .451 .814 6 0 HR
Phil Cavarretta 1B 4 0 0 0 2 1 6 .265 .337 .377 .714 8 0
Andy Pafko 3B 6 2 3 1 0 1 6 .331 .392 .550 .943 0 0 HR
Bill Nicholson RF 4 1 2 0 2 1 6 .266 .373 .470 .843 2 0
Peanuts Lowrey CF 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .294 .354 .344 .698 6 0 GDP
Rube Walker C 3 2 2 4 2 0 5 .258 .355 .402 .757 4 1 HR,2B
   Bob Rush 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .161 .161 .194 .355
   Clyde McCullough C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .282 .277 .559 0 0
Roy Smalley SS 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .199 .256 .254 .510 0 2
Doyle Lade P 5 2 3 0 0 1 5 .227 .261 .227 .488 0 1
Team Totals 42 11 17 10 8 6 50 .405 .500 .643 1.143 27 8
2B: R Walker (7).
HR: E Waitkus (7); A Pafko (23); R Walker (4).
TB: A Pafko 6; R Walker 6; E Waitkus 5; D Lade 3; R Smalley 2; E Verban 2; B Nicholson 2; G Mauch.
GIDP: P Lowrey (7).
RBI: E Waitkus 4 (40); R Walker 4 (22); A Pafko (85); E Verban (22).
Team LOB: 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Smalley-E Verban-P Cavarretta; D Lade-R Walker-P Cavarretta.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Stan Rojek SS 4 2 2 0 1 0 5 .288 .346 .370 .716 3 4 2B
Ed Stevens 1B 5 0 3 2 0 0 5 .244 .304 .383 .687 7 1
Ted Beard CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 5 .333 .556 1.000 1.556 4 0 3B,HBP
Ralph Kiner LF 4 0 0 1 1 1 5 .279 .400 .574 .974 2 0 GDP
Dixie Walker RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .287 .363 .366 .729 2 1
   Max West RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .176 .295 .368 .663 0 0
Danny Murtaugh 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .279 .353 .348 .700 3 3 SH
   Monty Basgall 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .273 .359 .632 0 0
Frankie Gustine 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .269 .335 .377 .712 0 1 GDP
Ed Fitz Gerald C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .274 .352 .350 .701 6 0
Elmer Riddle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .262 .281 .543 0 0
   Kirby Higbe P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .178 .178 .267 .444 0 0
   Elmer Singleton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .111 .111 .222 0 0
   Johnny Hopp 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .284 .352 .416 .768
   Mel Queen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .063 .063 .125 0 0
   Wally Westlake 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .281 .363 .451 .814
   Woody Main P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
Team Totals 34 3 10 3 4 2 40 .294 .385 .382 .767 27 10
2B: S Rojek (21).
3B: T Beard (2).
SH: D Murtaugh (4).
HBP: T Beard (1).
TB: S Rojek 3; T Beard 3; E Stevens 3; F Gustine; E Fitz Gerald; D Walker; D Murtaugh.
GIDP: R Kiner (11); F Gustine (11).
RBI: E Stevens 2 (62); R Kiner (105).
Team LOB: 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. S Rojek-E Stevens; S Rojek-D Murtaugh-E Stevens.
E: D Murtaugh (15).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Doyle Lade, W (4-3) 9 10 3 3 4 2 0 3.64 40 53
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 4 2 0 3.00 40 53

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Elmer Riddle, L (11-9) 2.1 3 2 2 3 1 1 3.45 13 41
Kirby Higbe 3 8 7 4 3 2 0 3.42 19
Elmer Singleton 1.2 2 1 1 0 2 1 5.33 7
Mel Queen 1 3 1 1 1 0 1 6.28 6
Woody Main 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 7.46 5
Team Totals 9 17 11 8 8 6 3 8.00 50 41
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Lade (1).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Barr, 1B - Lee Ballanfant, 2B - (none), 3B - Al Barlick.
Time of Game: 2:31.
Attendance: 25,569.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Emil Verban 2B 1 Stan Rojek SS
2 Eddie Waitkus LF 2 Ed Stevens 1B
3 Phil Cavarretta 1B 3 Ted Beard CF
4 Andy Pafko 3B 4 Ralph Kiner LF
5 Bill Nicholson RF 5 Dixie Walker RF
6 Peanuts Lowrey CF 6 Danny Murtaugh 2B
7 Rube Walker C 7 Frankie Gustine 3B
8 Roy Smalley SS 8 Ed Fitz Gerald C
9 Doyle Lade P 9 Elmer Riddle P

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