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Scores
Standings
WSH
@CHW
4
5
PHA
@CLE
3
2
BOS
@DET
2
0
NYY
@SLB
7
6
 
(10)
CIN
@BRO
1
5
MLN
@NYG
4
1
STL
@PHI
6
5
CHC
@PIT
5
3
Tuesday, April 28, 1953,
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 5,870, Time of Game: 2:26
Cubs
5
5-2
 Won 4 
2nd, 1½ GB
at Pirates
3
3-9
 Lost 5 
8th, 6 GB
W: Bob Rush (2-1)
L: Paul LaPalme (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   2  0  1   0  2  0    5 10  0
Pirates         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  2    3  5  1
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Eddie Miksis SS 4 0 1 0 1 1 .290 .603 1 4 SB
Frank Baumholtz RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 .219 .555 3 0
Dee Fondy 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 .333 .842 10 1 3B,GDP
Hank Sauer LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 .474 1.320 2 0
Bill Serena 2B 4 2 2 1 0 1 .250 .857 0 1 3B
   Bob Ramazzotti 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Randy Jackson 3B 4 1 3 2 0 0 .462 1.174 0 1 HR
Preston Ward CF 4 1 1 2 0 0 .350 1.330 5 0 HR
   Hal Jeffcoat CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 1 0
Clyde McCullough C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .200 .400 4 0
Bob Rush P 4 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 0 3
   Dutch Leonard P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 1 1
Team Totals 37 5 10 5 2 8 .270 .848 27 11
3B: D Fondy (1); B Serena (1).
HR: P Ward (3); R Jackson (1).
TB: R Jackson 6; B Serena 4; P Ward 4; D Fondy 3; C McCullough; H Sauer; E Miksis.
GIDP: D Fondy (1).
RBI: P Ward 2 (9); R Jackson 2 (6); B Serena (7).
Team LOB: 7.
Baserunning
SB: E Miksis (1).

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Cal Abrams RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .268 .752 0 0
Paul Smith 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .298 .770 7 0
Felipe Montemayor CF 3 0 0 0 0 2 .156 .479 4 0 HBP
Ralph Kiner LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .261 .793 1 0 2B
Danny O'Connell 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .304 .860 1 3 2B
Pete Castiglione 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .622 4 1 SH
Joe Garagiola C 3 0 0 1 0 1 .200 .655 8 1 HBP
Dick Cole SS 3 1 0 0 1 0 .313 .906 2 4
Paul LaPalme P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
   George Metkovich PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .182
   Woody Main P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Eddie Pellagrini PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 2.500
   Paul Pettit P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 5 3 1 3 .161 .461 27 9
2B: D O'Connell (2); R Kiner (2).
SH: P Castiglione (4).
HBP: J Garagiola (1); F Montemayor (1).
TB: C Abrams 2; D O'Connell 2; R Kiner 2; P Smith.
RBI: D O'Connell (7); J Garagiola (4); P Smith (6).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. D O'Connell-D Cole-P Smith.
E: P LaPalme (1).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bob Rush, W (2-1) 8 5 3 3 1 3 0 3.66 32 62
Dutch Leonard, S (2) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3
Team Totals 9 5 3 3 1 3 0 3.00 35 62

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Paul LaPalme, L (0-2) 5 6 2 2 1 2 1 3.95 22 48
Woody Main 3 3 3 3 1 3 1 11.25 13
Paul Pettit 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 3.00 4
Team Totals 9 10 5 5 2 8 2 5.00 39 48
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Rush 2 (2).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Tom Gorman, 2B - Jocko Conlan, 3B - Lon Warneke.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Eddie Miksis SS 1 Cal Abrams RF
2 Frank Baumholtz RF 2 Paul Smith 1B
3 Dee Fondy 1B 3 Felipe Montemayor CF
4 Hank Sauer LF 4 Ralph Kiner LF
5 Bill Serena 2B 5 Danny O'Connell 2B
6 Randy Jackson 3B 6 Pete Castiglione 3B
7 Preston Ward CF 7 Joe Garagiola C
8 Clyde McCullough C 8 Dick Cole SS
9 Bob Rush P 9 Paul LaPalme P

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