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Scores
Standings
CLE
@CHW
1
7
CLE
@CHW
3
8
PHA
@NYY
2
3
DET
@SLB
5
4
BOS
@WSH
7
4
 
(12)
BRO
@BSN
3
1
BRO
@BSN
3
4
STL
@CIN
2
1
NYG
@PHI
8
5
CHC
@PIT
3
8
Friday, August 17, 1951,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 10,007, Time of Game: 2:24
Cubs
3
50-62
 Lost 1 
7th, 22½ GB
at Pirates
8
47-68
 Won 1 
8th, 27 GB
W: Mel Queen (5-7)
L: Paul Minner (6-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  2  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    3  3  1
Pirates         2  0  0   1  0  2   3  0  X    8 13  1
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Eddie Miksis 2B 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .294 .341 .369 .709 3 2
Chuck Connors 1B 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .250 .295 .307 .602 10 0
Frank Baumholtz CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .299 .357 .404 .762 2 0
Hank Sauer LF 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .265 .327 .476 .803 4 1
Randy Jackson 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .271 .332 .425 .756 1 4
Gene Hermanski RF 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .256 .366 .342 .708 1 1
Bob Ramazzotti SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .241 .280 .313 .592 1 1
Mickey Owen C 1 1 0 0 3 1 4 .200 .327 .247 .574 2 1
Paul Minner P 2 0 1 2 0 0 2 .269 .321 .385 .706 0 1 GDP
   Turk Lown P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .265 .219 .483 0 0
   Smoky Burgess PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .262 .316 .335 .652
   Monk Dubiel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1
   Phil Cavarretta PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .325 .412 .429 .841
Team Totals 30 3 3 3 7 9 37 .100 .270 .100 .370 24 12
TB: P Minner; H Sauer; G Hermanski.
GIDP: P Minner (2).
RBI: P Minner 2 (6); C Connors (14).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Jackson-E Miksis-C Connors.
E: C Connors (7).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Pete Castiglione 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .264 .312 .355 .666 1 1
Bill Howerton RF 3 2 1 1 1 1 4 .279 .360 .468 .828 0 0 HR
Frank Thomas CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .250 .250 .500 .750 5 0 2B
Ralph Kiner LF 4 3 2 1 0 0 4 .318 .447 .650 1.097 4 0 2·2B
Jack Phillips 1B 3 0 2 3 1 0 4 .240 .309 .300 .609 6 0 2B
Clyde McCullough C 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .275 .354 .404 .758 10 1 GDP
Danny Murtaugh 2B 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .193 .271 .250 .521 0 1 2B
Dick Cole SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .192 .344 .212 .555 1 0 SH
Mel Queen P 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .083 .108 .083 .191 0 0
Team Totals 34 8 13 8 2 2 37 .382 .417 .618 1.034 27 3
2B: F Thomas (1); R Kiner 2 (26); J Phillips (4); D Murtaugh (5).
HR: B Howerton (9).
SH: D Cole (2).
TB: B Howerton 4; R Kiner 4; J Phillips 3; D Murtaugh 3; F Thomas 2; P Castiglione 2; C McCullough 2; M Queen.
GIDP: C McCullough (8).
RBI: J Phillips 3 (12); C McCullough 2 (25); B Howerton (31); F Thomas (1); R Kiner (86).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Phillips.
E: D Murtaugh (8).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Paul Minner, L (6-12) 6 11 7 6 1 2 1 3.87 28 25
Turk Lown 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 5.81 5
Monk Dubiel 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.10 4
Team Totals 8 13 8 7 2 2 1 7.88 37 25

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Mel Queen, W (5-7) 9 3 3 3 7 9 0 4.62 37 71
Team Totals 9 3 3 3 7 9 0 3.00 37 71
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dusty Boggess, 1B - Scotty Robb, 2B - (none), 3B - Babe Pinelli.
Time of Game: 2:24.
Attendance: 10,007.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Eddie Miksis 2B 1 Pete Castiglione 3B
2 Chuck Connors 1B 2 Bill Howerton RF
3 Frank Baumholtz CF 3 Frank Thomas CF
4 Hank Sauer LF 4 Ralph Kiner LF
5 Randy Jackson 3B 5 Jack Phillips 1B
6 Gene Hermanski RF 6 Clyde McCullough C
7 Bob Ramazzotti SS 7 Danny Murtaugh 2B
8 Mickey Owen C 8 Dick Cole SS
9 Paul Minner P 9 Mel Queen P

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