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CLE
@CHW
1
7
CLE
@CHW
1
0
SLB
@DET
2
4
SLB
@DET
5
4
PHA
@NYY
1
2
PHA
@NYY
4
3
BOS
@WSH
5
4
BOS
@WSH
3
5
BRO
@BSN
4
11
BRO
@BSN
2
3
STL
@CIN
4
5
STL
@CIN
4
8
NYG
@PHI
2
0
NYG
@PHI
9
0
CHC
@PIT
3
5
CHC
@PIT
0
3
Monday, September 4, 1950,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 20,695, Time of Game: 1:48
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cubs
0
54-74
 Lost 4 
6th, 25½ GB
at Pirates
3
47-82
 Won 5 
8th, 33 GB
L: Bob Rush (10-18)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  1
Pirates         1  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  X    3  8  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Hal Jeffcoat CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .222 .248 .299 .547 0.014 1.00 0.058 -0.043 0.2 1 0 SB
   Rube Walker PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .233 .292 .366 .659 0.039 0.80 0.039 0.000 0.4
   Bob Ramazzotti PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .277 .336 .613 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Carmen Mauro RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .236 .281 .319 .600 -0.130 1.16 0.000 -0.130 -1.3 0 0
Preston Ward 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .251 .323 .377 .700 -0.106 0.99 0.000 -0.106 -1.1 8 1
Hank Sauer LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .280 .358 .522 .880 -0.074 0.66 0.000 -0.074 -0.9 1 0
Bill Serena 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .232 .333 .412 .745 -0.045 0.85 0.013 -0.058 -0.4 0 3
Roy Smalley SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .227 .298 .420 .717 -0.062 0.78 0.000 -0.062 -0.6 2 3
Wayne Terwilliger 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .235 .305 .360 .665 0.016 0.65 0.043 -0.027 0.2 5 4
Carl Sawatski C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .089 .196 .089 .285 -0.026 1.23 0.041 -0.067 -0.2 3 1
Bob Rush P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .187 .197 .253 .451 -0.058 1.20 0.000 -0.058 -0.5 1 1
   Ron Northey PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .266 .354 .473 .827 -0.049 1.20 0.000 -0.049 -0.6 GDP
   Johnny Klippstein P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .500 .833 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 0 3 0 2 3 31 .103 .161 .103 .265 -0.481 0.94 0.194 -0.674 -4.9 * 13
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
TB: W Terwilliger; H Jeffcoat; R Walker.
GIDP: R Northey (5).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
E: B Serena (23).
Baserunning
SB: H Jeffcoat (5, 2nd base off B Macdonald/R Mueller).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Dillinger 3B 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .309 .360 .431 .791 -0.021 0.87 0.088 -0.109 0.2 1 2 3B
Danny O'Connell SS 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .288 .339 .452 .791 0.184 1.04 0.222 -0.038 1.7 2 3 2B
Johnny Hopp 1B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .340 .420 .522 .942 0.023 0.72 0.034 -0.011 0.2 8 0
Ralph Kiner LF 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .282 .419 .614 1.032 -0.041 0.89 0.009 -0.050 -1.0 1 0
Gus Bell RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .272 .318 .424 .742 -0.027 0.45 0.012 -0.040 -0.3 4 0
Wally Westlake CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 4 .273 .348 .456 .804 0.028 0.45 0.043 -0.014 -0.0 5 0 HBP
Johnny Berardino 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .177 .271 .242 .513 -0.065 0.64 0.000 -0.065 -1.0 0 4
Ray Mueller C 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .248 .303 .411 .714 0.007 0.74 0.033 -0.026 -0.1 3 0
Bill Macdonald P 3 1 0 0 0 1 3 .122 .182 .122 .304 -0.068 0.87 0.000 -0.068 -1.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 8 3 2 2 34 .258 .324 .355 .678 0.020 0.73 0.441 -0.421 -1.3 * 9
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: D O'Connell (10, off B Rush).
3B: B Dillinger (11, off B Rush).
HBP: W Westlake (6, by B Rush).
TB: B Dillinger 5; D O'Connell 3; J Hopp; R Mueller; G Bell.
RBI: D O'Connell (26); J Hopp (47); R Kiner (105).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Berardino-D O'Connell-J Hopp.

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Rush, L (10-18) 7 8 3 3 2 2 0 4.12 31 49 -0.027 0.78 0.8
Johnny Klippstein 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.32 3 0 0 0.007 0.10 0.5
Team Totals 8 8 3 3 2 2 0 3.38 34 49 0 0 -0.020 0.73 1.3

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Macdonald, W (7-7) 9 3 0 0 2 3 0 4.14 31 82 0.481 0.94 4.9
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 31 82 0.481 0.94 4.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Rush (6; W Westlake).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lou Jorda, 1B - Larry Goetz, 2B - (none), 3B - Frank Dascoli.
Time of Game: 1:48.
Attendance: 20,695.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Hal Jeffcoat CF 1 Bob Dillinger 3B
2 Carmen Mauro RF 2 Danny O'Connell SS
3 Preston Ward 1B 3 Johnny Hopp 1B
4 Hank Sauer LF 4 Ralph Kiner LF
5 Bill Serena 3B 5 Gus Bell RF
6 Roy Smalley SS 6 Wally Westlake CF
7 Wayne Terwilliger 2B 7 Johnny Berardino 2B
8 Carl Sawatski C 8 Ray Mueller C
9 Bob Rush P 9 Bill Macdonald P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 1-0 1 12- R PIT D. O'Connell B. Rush 12% 86% Double; Macdonald Scores; Dillinger to 3B
b1 0-0 0 1-- PIT D. O'Connell B. Rush 10% 68% Single to RF; Dillinger to 3B; O'Connell to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
b1 0-0 0 -23 O PIT J. Hopp B. Rush -9% 59% Baserunner Out Advancing; Dillinger out at Hm/C-P; O'Connell to 3B
t8 0-3 1 1-- OO CHC R. Northey B. Macdonald 5% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t8 0-3 0 --- CHC W. Terwilliger B. Macdonald -4% 88% Single

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Bill Macdonald facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC H. Jeffcoat B. Macdonald -3% 47% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- CHC C. Mauro B. Macdonald -2% 44% Jeffcoat Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- O CHC C. Mauro B. Macdonald 4% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 -2- O CHC P. Ward B. Macdonald 3% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 2 -2- O CHC H. Sauer B. Macdonald 3% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- PIT B. Dillinger B. Rush 3% 58% Single
b1 0-0 0 1-- PIT D. O'Connell B. Rush 10% 68% Single to RF; Dillinger to 3B; O'Connell to 2B/Adv on throw to 3B
b1 0-0 0 -23 O PIT J. Hopp B. Rush -9% 59% Baserunner Out Advancing; Dillinger out at Hm/C-P; O'Connell to 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 PIT J. Hopp B. Rush 2% 61% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-3 RO PIT R. Kiner B. Rush 1% 62% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; O'Connell Scores
b1 1-0 2 1-- O PIT G. Bell B. Rush -2% 60% Popfly: C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bill Macdonald facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O CHC B. Serena B. Macdonald 2% 63% Strikeout
t2 0-1 1 --- O CHC R. Smalley B. Macdonald 2% 64% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 2 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger B. Macdonald 1% 65% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- PIT W. Westlake B. Rush 3% 69% Hit By Pitch
b2 1-0 0 1-- O PIT J. Berardino B. Rush -3% 66% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 1-0 1 1-- O PIT R. Mueller B. Rush -2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B; Berardino to 2B
b2 1-0 2 -2- O PIT B. Macdonald B. Rush -3% 61% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bill Macdonald facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- O CHC C. Sawatski B. Macdonald 3% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-1 1 --- O CHC B. Rush B. Macdonald 2% 65% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-1 2 --- O CHC H. Jeffcoat B. Macdonald 1% 67% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- O PIT B. Dillinger B. Rush -2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O PIT D. O'Connell B. Rush -2% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-0 2 --- O PIT J. Hopp B. Rush -1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bill Macdonald facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- O CHC C. Mauro B. Macdonald 3% 65% Flyball: SS
t4 0-1 1 --- O CHC P. Ward B. Macdonald 2% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-1 2 --- O CHC H. Sauer B. Macdonald 1% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 4-5-6
b4 1-0 0 --- O PIT R. Kiner B. Rush -2% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- O PIT G. Bell B. Rush -2% 65% Flyball: SS
b4 1-0 2 --- PIT W. Westlake B. Rush 1% 66% Walk
b4 1-0 2 1-- O PIT J. Berardino B. Rush -2% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Pirates' Bill Macdonald facing 5-6-7
t5 0-1 0 --- O CHC B. Serena B. Macdonald 3% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-1 1 --- O CHC R. Smalley B. Macdonald 2% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-1 2 --- O CHC W. Terwilliger B. Macdonald 2% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 8-9-1
b5 1-0 0 --- PIT R. Mueller B. Rush 3% 74% Single
b5 1-0 0 1-- O PIT B. Macdonald B. Rush -3% 71% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 1-0 1 1-- PIT B. Dillinger B. Rush 3% 74% Single; Macdonald to 2B
b5 1-0 1 12- R PIT D. O'Connell B. Rush 12% 86% Double; Macdonald Scores; Dillinger to 3B
b5 2-0 1 -23 RO PIT J. Hopp B. Rush 1% 87% Flyball: CF; Dillinger Scores
b5 3-0 2 -2- O PIT R. Kiner B. Rush -2% 86% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 3.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Bill Macdonald facing 8-9-1
t6 0-3 0 --- CHC C. Sawatski B. Macdonald -4% 82% Walk
t6 0-3 0 1-- O CHC B. Rush B. Macdonald 4% 85% Flyball: CF
t6 0-3 1 1-- O CHC H. Jeffcoat B. Macdonald 3% 89% Flyball: RF
t6 0-3 2 1-- O CHC C. Mauro B. Macdonald 2% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 5-6-7
b6 3-0 0 --- PIT G. Bell B. Rush 1% 92% Single
b6 3-0 0 1-- O PIT W. Westlake B. Rush -1% 91% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B
b6 3-0 1 1-- O PIT J. Berardino B. Rush -1% 90% Flyball: 2B
b6 3-0 2 1-- O PIT R. Mueller B. Rush -1% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 3.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Bill Macdonald facing 3-4-5
t7 0-3 0 --- O CHC P. Ward B. Macdonald 3% 91% Flyball: 3B
t7 0-3 1 --- O CHC H. Sauer B. Macdonald 2% 93% Strikeout
t7 0-3 2 --- CHC B. Serena B. Macdonald -1% 92% Walk
t7 0-3 2 1-- O CHC R. Smalley B. Macdonald 2% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Bob Rush facing 9-1-2
b7 3-0 0 --- PIT B. Macdonald B. Rush 0% 94% E5 on Foul Ball
b7 3-0 0 --- O PIT B. Macdonald B. Rush -1% 93% Strikeout
b7 3-0 1 --- PIT B. Dillinger B. Rush 2% 95% Triple
b7 3-0 1 --3 O PIT D. O'Connell B. Rush -2% 93% Fielder's Choice out on play; Dillinger out at Hm/Unknown
b7 3-0 2 1-- PIT J. Hopp B. Rush 1% 94% Single; O'Connell to 2B
b7 3-0 2 12- O PIT R. Kiner B. Rush -1% 92% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 3.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Bill Macdonald facing 7-8-9
t8 0-3 0 --- CHC W. Terwilliger B. Macdonald -4% 88% Single
t8 0-3 0 1-- O CHC C. Sawatski B. Macdonald 4% 92% Flyball: RF
Ron Northey pinch hits for Bob Rush (P) batting 9th
t8 0-3 1 1-- OO CHC R. Northey B. Macdonald 5% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Johnny Klippstein facing 5-6-7
Johnny Klippstein replaces Ron Northey (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 3-0 0 --- O PIT G. Bell J. Klippstein -0% 97% Flyball: LF
b8 3-0 1 --- O PIT W. Westlake J. Klippstein -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 3-0 2 --- O PIT J. Berardino J. Klippstein -0% 96% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 3.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Pirates' Bill Macdonald facing 1-2-3
Rube Walker pinch hits for Hal Jeffcoat (CF) batting 1st
t9 0-3 0 --- CHC R. Walker B. Macdonald -4% 92% Single
Bob Ramazzotti pinch runs for Rube Walker (PH) batting 1st
t9 0-3 0 1-- O CHC C. Mauro B. Macdonald 4% 96% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t9 0-3 1 1-- O CHC P. Ward B. Macdonald 3% 99% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t9 0-3 2 1-- O CHC H. Sauer B. Macdonald 1% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 3.

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