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@BOS
5
6
KCR
@CHW
5
3
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@NYY
2
4
CAL
@OAK
1
3
MIN
@SEP
3
4
 
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@WSA
1
4
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@ATL
4
10
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@CIN
0
3
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@CIN
3
4
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@LAD
2
1
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@MON
12
1
NYM
@PHI
5
0
CHC
@PIT
0
2
Friday, September 26, 1969, 8:05PM
, Forbes Field
Attendance: 4,973, Time of Game: 1:45
Cubs
0
90-68
 Lost 1 
2nd, 7 GB
at Pirates
2
85-73
 Won 3 
3rd, 12 GB
W: Dock Ellis (11-17)
L: Fergie Jenkins (21-15)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0
Pirates         0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  X    2  5  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Kessinger SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .277 .336 .372 .708 0.014 1.16 0.079 -0.064 0.1 1 7
Glenn Beckert 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .291 .324 .341 .665 -0.033 1.36 0.055 -0.088 -0.3 2 2
Billy Williams LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .293 .356 .474 .830 -0.085 1.57 0.036 -0.122 -0.5 1 0
Ron Santo 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .289 .383 .482 .865 -0.045 1.59 0.072 -0.117 -0.6 0 2
Ernie Banks 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .251 .307 .405 .713 -0.120 1.54 0.059 -0.179 -0.8 11 0 GDP
Jim Hickman RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .239 .327 .477 .804 -0.059 1.20 0.024 -0.083 -0.4 1 0 2B
Oscar Gamble CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .231 .324 .323 .647 -0.114 1.12 0.000 -0.114 -0.9 0 0
Randy Hundley C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .260 .340 .399 .739 -0.065 0.84 0.000 -0.065 -0.5 8 0
Fergie Jenkins P 3 0 1 0 0 2 3 .139 .183 .204 .386 -0.004 1.18 0.054 -0.058 -0.1 0 1
Team Totals 31 0 5 0 3 4 34 .161 .235 .194 .429 -0.511 1.30 0.379 -0.890 -4.0 24 12
2B: J Hickman (11, off D Ellis).
TB: J Hickman 2; F Jenkins; E Banks; D Kessinger; G Beckert.
GIDP: E Banks (16).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 3. D Kessinger-G Beckert-E Banks 2; D Kessinger-E Banks.

Pittsburgh Pirates

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Matty Alou CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .331 .370 .409 .779 -0.039 0.54 0.000 -0.039 -0.5 2 0
Dave Cash 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .283 .377 .391 .769 -0.027 0.37 0.000 -0.027 -0.3 3 4
Willie Stargell LF 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .309 .384 .559 .943 0.004 0.43 0.022 -0.019 0.1 1 0
   Johnny Jeter LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .346 .500 .846 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Roberto Clemente RF 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .338 .404 .540 .944 0.002 0.70 0.048 -0.045 -0.1 2 0 GDP
Al Oliver 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .284 .330 .446 .776 -0.070 0.77 0.014 -0.083 -0.4 11 0 GDP
Manny Sanguillen C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .304 .325 .412 .738 -0.057 0.57 0.000 -0.057 -1.2 5 0 GDP
Jose Pagan 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .286 .328 .455 .782 0.026 0.52 0.041 -0.014 0.0 0 4
Freddie Patek SS 3 1 1 2 0 1 3 .242 .319 .299 .619 0.177 0.69 0.187 -0.010 1.4 3 3 HR
Dock Ellis P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .088 .114 .088 .203 -0.028 0.37 0.000 -0.028 -0.5 0 0
Team Totals 26 2 5 2 1 8 27 .192 .222 .308 .530 -0.012 0.55 0.312 -0.322 -1.6 27 11
HR: F Patek (5, off F Jenkins, 3rd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: F Patek 4; R Clemente 2; A Oliver; J Pagan.
GIDP: M Sanguillen (13); A Oliver (18); R Clemente (19).
RBI: F Patek 2 (32).
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Cash-F Patek-A Oliver.
E: F Patek (28).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fergie Jenkins, L (21-15) 8 5 2 2 1 8 1 3.21 27 71 0.012 0.55 1.6
Team Totals 8 5 2 2 1 8 1 2.25 27 71 0.012 0.55 1.6

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dock Ellis, W (11-17) 9 5 0 0 3 4 0 3.66 34 78 0.512 1.30 4.0
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 3 4 0 0.00 34 78 0.512 1.30 4.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lee Weyer, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Ed Sudol.
Time of Game: 1:45.
Attendance: 4,973.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         Pittsburgh Pirates
1 Don Kessinger SS 1 Matty Alou CF
2 Glenn Beckert 2B 2 Dave Cash 2B
3 Billy Williams LF 3 Willie Stargell LF
4 Ron Santo 3B 4 Roberto Clemente RF
5 Ernie Banks 1B 5 Al Oliver 1B
6 Jim Hickman RF 6 Manny Sanguillen C
7 Oscar Gamble CF 7 Jose Pagan 3B
8 Randy Hundley C 8 Freddie Patek SS
9 Fergie Jenkins P 9 Dock Ellis P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 0 1-- RR PIT F. Patek F. Jenkins 19% 78% Home Run; Pagan Scores
t9 0-2 0 1-- OO CHC E. Banks D. Ellis 13% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b2 0-0 0 1-- OO PIT A. Oliver F. Jenkins -8% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t9 0-2 0 --- CHC R. Santo D. Ellis -7% 86% Walk
t6 0-2 1 12- O CHC B. Williams D. Ellis 6% 80% Flyball: RF

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' Dock Ellis facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC D. Kessinger D. Ellis -4% 46% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Kessinger to 1B
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CHC G. Beckert D. Ellis 3% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- CHC B. Williams D. Ellis -4% 46% Walk; Beckert to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O CHC R. Santo D. Ellis 4% 50% Popfly: SS
t1 0-0 2 12- O CHC E. Banks D. Ellis 4% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PIT M. Alou F. Jenkins -2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O PIT D. Cash F. Jenkins -1% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O PIT W. Stargell F. Jenkins -1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHC J. Hickman D. Ellis 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O CHC O. Gamble D. Ellis 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O CHC R. Hundley D. Ellis 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- PIT R. Clemente F. Jenkins 4% 59% Single to CF
b2 0-0 0 1-- OO PIT A. Oliver F. Jenkins -8% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen F. Jenkins -1% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O CHC F. Jenkins D. Ellis 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 1 --- O CHC D. Kessinger D. Ellis 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 2 --- O CHC G. Beckert D. Ellis 1% 55% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Pirates Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- PIT J. Pagan F. Jenkins 4% 59% Single to SS
b3 0-0 0 1-- RR PIT F. Patek F. Jenkins 19% 78% Home Run; Pagan Scores
b3 2-0 0 --- O PIT D. Ellis F. Jenkins -1% 77% Strikeout
b3 2-0 1 --- O PIT M. Alou F. Jenkins -1% 76% Flyball: RF
b3 2-0 2 --- O PIT D. Cash F. Jenkins -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 3-4-5
t4 0-2 0 --- O CHC B. Williams D. Ellis 3% 77% Foul Flyball: C
t4 0-2 1 --- O CHC R. Santo D. Ellis 2% 79% Lineout: LF
t4 0-2 2 --- O CHC E. Banks D. Ellis 1% 80% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 3-4-5
b4 2-0 0 --- PIT W. Stargell F. Jenkins 2% 82% Walk
b4 2-0 0 1-- OO PIT R. Clemente F. Jenkins -5% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b4 2-0 2 --- O PIT A. Oliver F. Jenkins -1% 77% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 6-7-8
t5 0-2 0 --- O CHC J. Hickman D. Ellis 3% 80% Popfly: 2B
t5 0-2 1 --- O CHC O. Gamble D. Ellis 2% 82% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- O CHC R. Hundley D. Ellis 1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 6-7-8
b5 2-0 0 --- O PIT M. Sanguillen F. Jenkins -1% 81% Strikeout Looking
b5 2-0 1 --- O PIT J. Pagan F. Jenkins -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-0 2 --- O PIT F. Patek F. Jenkins -1% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 9-1-2
t6 0-2 0 --- CHC F. Jenkins D. Ellis -5% 75% Single to CF
t6 0-2 0 1-- O CHC D. Kessinger D. Ellis 5% 79% Single/runner struck by batted ball and is out; Jenkins out at 1B/1B
t6 0-2 1 1-- CHC G. Beckert D. Ellis -5% 74% Single to RF; Kessinger to 2B
t6 0-2 1 12- O CHC B. Williams D. Ellis 6% 80% Flyball: RF
t6 0-2 2 12- O CHC R. Santo D. Ellis 6% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 9-1-2
b6 2-0 0 --- O PIT D. Ellis F. Jenkins -1% 85% Strikeout Looking
b6 2-0 1 --- O PIT M. Alou F. Jenkins -1% 84% Strikeout
b6 2-0 2 --- O PIT D. Cash F. Jenkins -1% 84% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 5-6-7
t7 0-2 0 --- CHC E. Banks D. Ellis -6% 78% Single to RF
t7 0-2 0 1-- O CHC J. Hickman D. Ellis 3% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B; Banks to 2B
t7 0-2 1 -2- O CHC O. Gamble D. Ellis 5% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B; Banks to 3B
t7 0-2 2 --3 O CHC R. Hundley D. Ellis 4% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 3-4-5
b7 2-0 0 --- O PIT W. Stargell F. Jenkins -1% 89% Flyball: LF
b7 2-0 1 --- PIT R. Clemente F. Jenkins 1% 90% Single to RF
b7 2-0 1 1-- PIT A. Oliver F. Jenkins 1% 91% Single to RF; Clemente to 2B
b7 2-0 1 12- OO PIT M. Sanguillen F. Jenkins -3% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 9-1-2
Johnny Jeter replaces Willie Stargell playing LF batting 3rd
t8 0-2 0 --- O CHC F. Jenkins D. Ellis 3% 91% Strikeout
t8 0-2 1 --- CHC D. Kessinger D. Ellis -4% 87% Walk
t8 0-2 1 1-- O CHC G. Beckert D. Ellis 4% 91% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t8 0-2 2 1-- O CHC B. Williams D. Ellis 3% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Pirates Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cubs' Fergie Jenkins facing 7-8-9
b8 2-0 0 --- O PIT J. Pagan F. Jenkins -1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 2-0 1 --- O PIT F. Patek F. Jenkins -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 2-0 2 --- O PIT D. Ellis F. Jenkins -0% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-2, Pirates' Dock Ellis facing 4-5-6
t9 0-2 0 --- CHC R. Santo D. Ellis -7% 86% Walk
t9 0-2 0 1-- OO CHC E. Banks D. Ellis 13% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t9 0-2 2 --- CHC J. Hickman D. Ellis -2% 97% Double to CF
t9 0-2 2 -2- O CHC O. Gamble D. Ellis 3% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Pirates 2.

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