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2
4
Tuesday, October 1, 1946,
, Sportsman's Park III
Attendance: 26,012, Time of Game: 2:48
Dodgers
2
96-59
 Lost 2 
2nd, 1 GB
at Cardinals
4
97-58
 Won 1 
1st
W: Howie Pollet (21-10)
L: Ralph Branca (3-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  0  1   0  0  0   1  0  0    2  8  0
Cardinals       1  0  2   0  0  0   1  0  X    4 12  1

Brooklyn Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Stanky 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .276 .439 .356 .795 -0.124 1.69 0.094 -0.218 -1.1 3 1 GDP
Cookie Lavagetto 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .236 .339 .318 .657 -0.075 1.44 0.053 -0.129 -0.6 1 2 GDP
Joe Medwick LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .316 .373 .447 .821 -0.015 1.37 0.068 -0.083 -0.3 1 0
   Joe Tepsic PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Dick Whitman LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .324 .368 .692 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Dixie Walker RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .321 .393 .450 .843 -0.180 1.71 0.000 -0.180 -1.2 0 0 GDP
Carl Furillo CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .285 .350 .403 .753 -0.090 1.28 0.027 -0.117 -0.5 5 0
Pee Wee Reese SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .285 .383 .380 .763 0.022 1.18 0.088 -0.066 0.1 2 2
Bruce Edwards C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .266 .344 .356 .700 0.125 1.36 0.170 -0.046 0.9 5 1
Howie Schultz 1B 3 1 2 2 0 1 4 .254 .299 .355 .654 0.077 1.81 0.121 -0.044 0.9 5 0 HR,SH
Ralph Branca P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .111 .304 .111 .415 -0.025 0.99 0.000 -0.025 -0.2 0 0
   Kirby Higbe P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .130 .130 .156 .286 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Stan Rojek PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .277 .333 .362 .695 0.023 2.25 0.023 0.000 0.2
   Hal Gregg P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .200 .125 .325 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bob Ramazzotti PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .208 .264 .242 .505 -0.045 1.61 0.000 -0.045 -0.2
   Vic Lombardi P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .266 .246 .512 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rube Melton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .107 .107 .143 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 8 2 3 2 35 .258 .324 .355 .678 -0.307 1.49 0.644 -0.953 -2.1 24 6
HR: H Schultz (3, off H Pollet, 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: H Schultz (7, off H Pollet).
TB: H Schultz 5; P Reese 2; B Edwards 2; J Medwick; E Stanky.
GIDP: C Lavagetto (7); E Stanky (5); D Walker (8).
RBI: H Schultz 2 (27).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 4.

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Red Schoendienst 2B 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .281 .324 .344 .668 -0.038 0.39 0.012 -0.051 -0.5 2 6 CS
Terry Moore CF 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 .260 .311 .348 .659 -0.002 0.48 0.035 -0.037 0.1 1 0
Stan Musial 1B 4 2 1 0 1 1 5 .366 .435 .587 1.022 0.064 0.67 0.112 -0.048 0.5 9 0 3B
Enos Slaughter RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .300 .372 .462 .834 0.052 0.85 0.101 -0.049 0.2 3 1
Whitey Kurowski 3B 2 1 0 1 2 0 4 .300 .387 .462 .850 0.005 1.42 0.060 -0.054 0.0 1 2
Joe Garagiola C 4 0 3 2 0 1 4 .237 .312 .308 .620 0.199 1.19 0.216 -0.017 1.9 2 0
Harry Walker LF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .238 .301 .339 .640 0.035 1.26 0.109 -0.074 0.2 4 0 IW
Marty Marion SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .232 .317 .325 .642 -0.082 0.79 0.000 -0.082 -1.3 5 4
Howie Pollet P 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .161 .215 .207 .422 -0.041 0.42 0.000 -0.041 -0.7 0 2
Team Totals 35 4 12 4 4 4 39 .343 .410 .400 .810 0.192 0.80 0.645 -0.453 0.3 27 15
3B: S Musial (20, off V Lombardi).
IBB: H Walker (3, by R Melton).
TB: S Musial 3; T Moore 3; J Garagiola 3; E Slaughter 2; R Schoendienst 2; H Walker.
RBI: J Garagiola 2 (22); H Walker (28); W Kurowski (87).
2-out RBI: J Garagiola 2; H Walker.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 3. R Schoendienst-M Marion-S Musial 2; H Pollet-M Marion-S Musial.
E: H Pollet (4).
Outfield Assists: E Slaughter (B Edwards at 3rd base).
Baserunning
CS: R Schoendienst (8, 2nd base by R Melton/B Edwards).

Brooklyn Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ralph Branca, L (3-1) 2.2 6 3 3 2 3 0 3.74 16 35 -0.247 1.23 -2.1
Kirby Higbe 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.00 5 2 0 0.064 0.61 0.9
Hal Gregg 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.00 8 0 0 0.056 0.46 0.9
Vic Lombardi 0.1 1 1 1 0 0 0 2.86 2 0 0 -0.048 0.74 -0.5
Rube Melton 1.2 3 0 0 1 0 0 2.08 8 1 1 -0.017 0.51 0.4
Team Totals 8 12 4 4 4 4 0 4.50 39 35 3 1 -0.192 0.80 -0.3

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Howie Pollet, W (21-10) 9 8 2 2 3 2 1 2.10 35 62 0.307 1.49 2.1
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 3 2 1 2.00 35 62 0.307 1.49 2.1
Balks: None.
WP: R Melton (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: R Melton (7; H Walker).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Beans Reardon, 1B - Babe Pinelli, 2B - Larry Goetz, 3B - Dusty Boggess.
Time of Game: 2:48.
Attendance: 26,012.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Brooklyn Dodgers         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Eddie Stanky 2B 1 Red Schoendienst 2B
2 Cookie Lavagetto 3B 2 Terry Moore CF
3 Joe Medwick LF 3 Stan Musial 1B
4 Dixie Walker RF 4 Enos Slaughter RF
5 Carl Furillo CF 5 Whitey Kurowski 3B
6 Pee Wee Reese SS 6 Joe Garagiola C
7 Bruce Edwards C 7 Harry Walker LF
8 Howie Schultz 1B 8 Marty Marion SS
9 Ralph Branca P 9 Howie Pollet P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 1-3 1 123 OO BRO E. Stanky H. Pollet 20% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t3 0-1 0 --- R BRO H. Schultz H. Pollet -12% 50% Home Run
b3 2-1 2 12- R STL H. Walker R. Branca 11% 78% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Deep SS-2B); Kurowski Scores; Garagiola to 3B
b1 0-0 2 123 R STL J. Garagiola R. Branca 10% 67% Single; Moore Scores; Slaughter to 3B; Kurowski to 2B
b7 3-2 2 --3 R STL J. Garagiola R. Melton 9% 89% Single (LF-CF); Musial Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BRO E. Stanky H. Pollet 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O BRO C. Lavagetto H. Pollet 1% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O BRO J. Medwick H. Pollet 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Ralph Branca facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL R. Schoendienst R. Branca -2% 52% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- STL T. Moore R. Branca 2% 55% Single to LF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O STL S. Musial R. Branca -3% 52% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 2 1-- STL E. Slaughter R. Branca 3% 55% Single (2B-1B); Moore to 3B
b1 0-0 2 1-3 STL W. Kurowski R. Branca 2% 57% Walk; Slaughter to 2B
b1 0-0 2 123 R STL J. Garagiola R. Branca 10% 67% Single; Moore Scores; Slaughter to 3B; Kurowski to 2B
b1 1-0 2 123 O STL H. Walker R. Branca -6% 61% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O BRO D. Walker H. Pollet 2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- BRO C. Furillo H. Pollet -3% 61% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball)
t2 0-1 1 1-- O BRO P. Reese H. Pollet 3% 64% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-1 2 1-- O BRO B. Edwards H. Pollet 2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Dodgers' Ralph Branca facing 8-9-1
b2 1-0 0 --- O STL M. Marion R. Branca -2% 64% Flyball: CF
b2 1-0 1 --- O STL H. Pollet R. Branca -1% 63% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 --- O STL R. Schoendienst R. Branca -1% 62% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- R BRO H. Schultz H. Pollet -12% 50% Home Run
t3 1-1 0 --- O BRO R. Branca H. Pollet 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t3 1-1 1 --- BRO E. Stanky H. Pollet -3% 50% Single to RF
t3 1-1 1 1-- OO BRO C. Lavagetto H. Pollet 6% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 1-1, Dodgers' Ralph Branca facing 2-3-4
b3 1-1 0 --- O STL T. Moore R. Branca -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b3 1-1 1 --- STL S. Musial R. Branca 3% 56% Walk
b3 1-1 1 1-- STL E. Slaughter R. Branca 8% 63% Single to RF; Musial to 3B
b3 1-1 1 1-3 RO STL W. Kurowski R. Branca 2% 65% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Musial Scores
b3 2-1 2 1-- STL J. Garagiola R. Branca 2% 67% Single to CF; Kurowski to 2B
b3 2-1 2 12- R STL H. Walker R. Branca 11% 78% Single to CF (Ground Ball thru Deep SS-2B); Kurowski Scores; Garagiola to 3B
Kirby Higbe replaces Ralph Branca pitching and batting 9th
b3 3-1 2 1-3 O STL M. Marion K. Higbe -3% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 1, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 3-4-5
t4 1-3 0 --- O BRO J. Medwick H. Pollet 3% 77% Lineout: RF
t4 1-3 1 --- O BRO D. Walker H. Pollet 2% 79% Flyball: LF
t4 1-3 2 --- O BRO C. Furillo H. Pollet 1% 80% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Dodgers' Kirby Higbe facing 9-1-2
b4 3-1 0 --- O STL H. Pollet K. Higbe -1% 78% Popfly: P
b4 3-1 1 --- O STL R. Schoendienst K. Higbe -1% 77% Flyball: CF
b4 3-1 2 --- STL T. Moore K. Higbe 1% 78% Single to RF
b4 3-1 2 1-- O STL S. Musial K. Higbe -1% 77% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 6-7-8
t5 1-3 0 --- BRO P. Reese H. Pollet -5% 72% Single to CF
t5 1-3 0 1-- BRO B. Edwards H. Pollet -8% 64% Single to CF; Reese to 2B
t5 1-3 0 12- O BRO H. Schultz H. Pollet 1% 65% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Reese to 3B; Edwards to 2B
Stan Rojek pinch hits for Kirby Higbe (P) batting 9th
t5 1-3 1 -23 BRO S. Rojek H. Pollet -2% 63% Walk
t5 1-3 1 123 OO BRO E. Stanky H. Pollet 20% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 1, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Dodgers' Hal Gregg facing 4-5-6
Hal Gregg replaces Stan Rojek (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-1 0 --- O STL E. Slaughter H. Gregg -1% 81% Lineout: 1B
b5 3-1 1 --- STL W. Kurowski H. Gregg 1% 83% Walk
b5 3-1 1 1-- O STL J. Garagiola H. Gregg -2% 81% Strikeout
b5 3-1 2 1-- O STL H. Walker H. Gregg -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 2-3-4
t6 1-3 0 --- BRO C. Lavagetto H. Pollet -5% 74% Walk
t6 1-3 0 1-- O BRO J. Medwick H. Pollet 5% 79% Flyball: RF
t6 1-3 1 1-- OO BRO D. Walker H. Pollet 7% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-1, Dodgers' Hal Gregg facing 8-9-1
b6 3-1 0 --- O STL M. Marion H. Gregg -1% 84% Popfly: 3B
b6 3-1 1 --- O STL H. Pollet H. Gregg -1% 84% Popfly: SS
b6 3-1 2 --- STL R. Schoendienst H. Gregg 1% 84% Single to CF
b6 3-1 2 1-- O STL T. Moore H. Gregg -1% 83% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-3, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 5-6-7
t7 1-3 0 --- O BRO C. Furillo H. Pollet 3% 86% Lineout: LF
t7 1-3 1 --- BRO P. Reese H. Pollet -4% 82% Single to CF
t7 1-3 1 1-- BRO B. Edwards H. Pollet -9% 73% Single to CF; Reese to 3B
t7 1-3 1 1-3 RO BRO H. Schultz H. Pollet 2% 75% Single to CF; Reese Scores; Edwards out at 3B/RF-3B
Bob Ramazzotti pinch hits for Hal Gregg (P) batting 9th
t7 2-3 2 1-- O BRO B. Ramazzotti H. Pollet 4% 80% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-2, Dodgers' Vic Lombardi facing 3-4-5
Vic Lombardi replaces Bob Ramazzotti (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-2 0 --- STL S. Musial V. Lombardi 8% 88% Triple to CF
b7 3-2 0 --3 O STL E. Slaughter V. Lombardi -4% 85% Flyball: LF
Rube Melton replaces Vic Lombardi pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-2 1 --3 O STL W. Kurowski R. Melton -5% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 3-2 2 --3 R STL J. Garagiola R. Melton 9% 89% Single (LF-CF); Musial Scores
b7 4-2 2 1-- STL H. Walker R. Melton 1% 89% Wild Pitch; Garagiola to 2B
b7 4-2 2 -2- STL H. Walker R. Melton 0% 89% Intentional Walk
b7 4-2 2 12- O STL M. Marion R. Melton -2% 88% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-4, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 1-2-3
t8 2-4 0 --- BRO E. Stanky H. Pollet -7% 81% Walk
t8 2-4 0 1-- O BRO C. Lavagetto H. Pollet 6% 87% Flyball: LF
t8 2-4 1 1-- BRO J. Medwick H. Pollet -7% 80% Single to RF; Stanky to 2B
Joe Tepsic pinch runs for Joe Medwick (LF) batting 3rd
t8 2-4 1 12- O BRO D. Walker H. Pollet 7% 87% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Stanky to 3B
t8 2-4 2 1-3 O BRO C. Furillo H. Pollet 7% 94% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-2, Dodgers' Rube Melton facing 9-1-2
Dick Whitman replaces Joe Tepsic (PR) playing LF batting 3rd
b8 4-2 0 --- O STL H. Pollet R. Melton -1% 94% Flyball: LF
b8 4-2 1 --- STL R. Schoendienst R. Melton 1% 95% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
b8 4-2 1 1-- O STL T. Moore R. Melton -1% 94% Schoendienst Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b8 4-2 2 --- STL T. Moore R. Melton 0% 94% Single to LF
b8 4-2 2 1-- O STL S. Musial R. Melton -1% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 2-4, Cardinals' Howie Pollet facing 6-7-8
t9 2-4 0 --- O BRO P. Reese H. Pollet 4% 97% Flyball: LF (Deep LF-CF)
t9 2-4 1 --- O BRO B. Edwards H. Pollet 2% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 2-4 2 --- O BRO H. Schultz H. Pollet 1% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 2, Cardinals 4.

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