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Scores
Standings
SLB
@CHW
0
1
CLE
@DET
0
2
BOS
@PHA
9
3
NYY
@WSH
7
0
PHI
@BSN
7
10
BRO
@NYG
4
10
CIN
@PIT
11
12
CHC
@STL
1
4
Friday, April 18, 1947,
, Sportsman's Park III
Attendance: 11,963, Time of Game: 2:02
Cubs
1
0-3
 Lost 3 
8th, 3 GB
at Cardinals
4
2-2
 Won 1 
4th, 1½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    1  8  1
Cardinals       1  0  3   0  0  0   0  0  X    4  5  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Stan Hack 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .500 .545 .500 1.045 0.046 0.77 0.077 -0.031 0.4 0 3
Eddie Waitkus 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .083 .083 .083 .167 -0.146 1.08 0.000 -0.146 -1.6 6 1
   Marv Rickert LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Andy Pafko CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .250 .250 .583 .833 -0.010 0.62 0.061 -0.071 0.5 1 0 HR,GDP
Phil Cavarretta LF-1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .167 .167 .167 .333 -0.015 0.73 0.039 -0.054 -0.3 6 0
Bill Nicholson RF 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .100 .182 .100 .282 0.038 0.80 0.060 -0.021 0.3 1 0
   Mickey Livingston PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.021 0.80 0.000 -0.021 -0.3
Bob Scheffing C 3 0 2 0 0 0 4 .333 .400 .333 .733 0.033 0.92 0.052 -0.019 0.2 2 1 SH
Don Johnson 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.142 1.02 0.000 -0.142 -1.6 2 1
Lennie Merullo SS 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .125 .222 .125 .347 0.015 1.35 0.046 -0.031 0.3 3 2 IW
Johnny Schmitz P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.079 3.05 0.000 -0.079 -0.8 0 0
   Bobby Sturgeon PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.060 1.22 0.000 -0.060 -0.8
   Bill Lee P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Peanuts Lowrey PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.022 0.74 0.000 -0.022 -0.2
   Paul Erickson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 8 1 2 2 34 .258 .303 .355 .658 -0.363 0.97 0.335 -0.697 -3.8 * 9
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
HR: A Pafko (1, off H Brecheen, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: B Scheffing (1, off H Brecheen).
IBB: L Merullo (1, by H Brecheen).
TB: A Pafko 5; S Hack 2; B Scheffing 2; P Cavarretta; L Merullo.
GIDP: A Pafko (1).
RBI: A Pafko (1).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
E: S Hack (1).

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 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .118 .167 .235 .402 -0.065 0.59 0.000 -0.065 -1.0 5 2
Chuck Diering CF 2 2 1 0 2 1 4 .250 .625 .500 1.125 0.081 0.47 0.087 -0.006 0.9 2 0 2B
Stan Musial 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .200 .250 .467 .717 0.067 0.61 0.089 -0.022 0.4 9 0 CS
Whitey Kurowski 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .308 .438 .308 .745 0.031 0.87 0.056 -0.025 -0.0 0 2
Enos Slaughter RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .286 .375 .429 .804 0.053 0.88 0.061 -0.008 0.4 1 1 2B
Erv Dusak LF 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .000 .333 .000 .333 -0.038 1.28 0.005 -0.043 -0.4 0 0 IW
   Harry Walker PR-LF 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 .231 .375 .308 .683 0.007 0.09 0.007 0.000 0.4 2 0
Marty Marion SS 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .267 .313 .467 .779 0.025 0.70 0.056 -0.031 0.2 3 2
Del Rice C 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.016 0.56 0.011 -0.027 -0.7 2 0
Harry Brecheen P 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .000 .333 .000 .333 -0.008 0.52 0.020 -0.028 -0.6 0 1
Team Totals 29 4 5 4 6 1 35 .172 .314 .241 .556 0.137 0.65 0.392 -0.255 -0.3 * 8
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: C Diering (1, off J Schmitz); E Slaughter (2, off J Schmitz).
IBB: E Dusak (1, by J Schmitz).
TB: C Diering 2; E Slaughter 2; H Walker; W Kurowski; S Musial.
RBI: M Marion (3); W Kurowski (2); D Rice (1); E Slaughter (2).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 3. M Marion-R Schoendienst-S Musial; E Slaughter-S Musial; M Marion-S Musial.
Outfield Assists: E Slaughter (S Hack at 1st base).
Baserunning
CS: S Musial (1, 2nd base by J Schmitz/B Scheffing).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Johnny Schmitz, L (0-1) 4 4 4 3 5 0 0 6.75 21 35 -0.193 0.94 -1.8
Bill Lee 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 7 0 0 0.034 0.21 1.1
Paul Erickson 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 7 0 0 0.022 0.15 1.1
Team Totals 8 5 4 3 6 1 0 3.38 35 35 0 0 -0.137 0.65 0.3

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Harry Brecheen, W (1-0) 9 8 1 1 2 2 1 1.00 34 67 0.363 0.97 3.8
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 2 2 1 1.00 34 67 0.363 0.97 3.8
Balks: None.
WP: J Schmitz (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: J Schmitz (1; E Dusak); H Brecheen (1; L Merullo).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jocko Conlan, 1B - Beans Reardon, 2B - (none), 3B - Larry Goetz.
Time of Game: 2:02.
Attendance: 11,963.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Stan Hack 3B 1 Red Schoendienst 2B
2 Eddie Waitkus 1B 2 Chuck Diering CF
3 Andy Pafko CF 3 Stan Musial 1B
4 Phil Cavarretta LF 4 Whitey Kurowski 3B
5 Bill Nicholson RF 5 Enos Slaughter RF
6 Bob Scheffing C 6 Erv Dusak LF
7 Don Johnson 2B 7 Marty Marion SS
8 Lennie Merullo SS 8 Del Rice C
9 Johnny Schmitz P 9 Harry Brecheen P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-1 1 -23 O CHC D. Johnson H. Brecheen 8% 59% Popfly: 2B
t2 0-1 2 123 O CHC J. Schmitz H. Brecheen 8% 65% Popfly: 2B
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO CHC E. Waitkus H. Brecheen 7% 54% Double Play: Flyball: RF-1B
t3 0-1 1 1-- OO CHC A. Pafko H. Brecheen 6% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t5 0-4 0 1-- OO CHC B. Sturgeon H. Brecheen 6% 92% Line Drive Double Play: SS-1B

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, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHC S. Hack H. Brecheen -3% 47% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO CHC E. Waitkus H. Brecheen 7% 54% Double Play: Flyball: RF-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC A. Pafko H. Brecheen 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Johnny Schmitz facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL R. Schoendienst J. Schmitz -2% 53% Popfly: 1B
b1 0-0 1 --- STL C. Diering J. Schmitz 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- STL S. Musial J. Schmitz 3% 59% Walk; Diering to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- STL W. Kurowski J. Schmitz 6% 64% Single to 3B; Musial to 2B; Diering to 3B
b1 0-0 1 123 RO STL E. Slaughter J. Schmitz 0% 64% Flyball: RF; Musial to 3B; Diering Scores
b1 1-0 2 1-3 O STL E. Dusak J. Schmitz -4% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- CHC P. Cavarretta H. Brecheen -4% 56% Single to RF
t2 0-1 0 1-- CHC B. Nicholson H. Brecheen -6% 50% Walk; Cavarretta to 2B
t2 0-1 0 12- O CHC B. Scheffing H. Brecheen 1% 51% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Nicholson to 2B; Cavarretta to 3B
t2 0-1 1 -23 O CHC D. Johnson H. Brecheen 8% 59% Popfly: 2B
t2 0-1 2 -23 CHC L. Merullo H. Brecheen -2% 57% Intentional Walk
t2 0-1 2 123 O CHC J. Schmitz H. Brecheen 8% 65% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Johnny Schmitz facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- O STL M. Marion J. Schmitz -2% 63% Flyball: LF
b2 1-0 1 --- O STL D. Rice J. Schmitz -1% 62% Foul Flyball: C
b2 1-0 2 --- STL H. Brecheen J. Schmitz 1% 63% Walk
b2 1-0 2 1-- STL R. Schoendienst J. Schmitz 1% 64% Wild Pitch; Brecheen to 2B
b2 1-0 2 -2- O STL R. Schoendienst J. Schmitz -3% 61% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 1.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-1, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- CHC S. Hack H. Brecheen -4% 57% Single to LF
t3 0-1 0 1-- O CHC E. Waitkus H. Brecheen 4% 61% Popfly: 1B
t3 0-1 1 1-- OO CHC A. Pafko H. Brecheen 6% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cubs' Johnny Schmitz facing 2-3-4
b3 1-0 0 --- STL C. Diering J. Schmitz 6% 72% Double (CF-RF)
b3 1-0 0 -2- STL S. Musial J. Schmitz 6% 78% Single to 2B; Diering to 3B
b3 1-0 0 1-3 RO STL W. Kurowski J. Schmitz -2% 76% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Diering Scores
b3 2-0 1 1-- STL E. Slaughter J. Schmitz 6% 82% Double to RF; Kurowski to 3B
b3 2-0 1 -23 STL E. Dusak J. Schmitz 0% 83% Intentional Walk
Harry Walker pinch runs for Erv Dusak (LF) batting 6th
b3 2-0 1 123 R STL M. Marion J. Schmitz 6% 88% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball); Walker to 2B; Slaughter to 3B; Kurowski Scores
b3 3-0 1 123 RO STL D. Rice J. Schmitz 1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B; Slaughter Scores/unER; Marion to 2B; Walker to 3B
b3 4-0 2 -23 O STL H. Brecheen J. Schmitz -2% 87% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 4-5-6
Harry Walker moves from PR to LF
t4 0-4 0 --- O CHC P. Cavarretta H. Brecheen 2% 89% Strikeout
t4 0-4 1 --- O CHC B. Nicholson H. Brecheen 1% 90% Popfly: 2B
t4 0-4 2 --- CHC B. Scheffing H. Brecheen -1% 89% Single to CF
t4 0-4 2 1-- O CHC D. Johnson H. Brecheen 2% 91% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Johnny Schmitz facing 1-2-3
b4 4-0 0 --- O STL R. Schoendienst J. Schmitz -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 4-0 1 --- STL C. Diering J. Schmitz 1% 91% Walk
b4 4-0 1 1-- O STL S. Musial J. Schmitz -1% 90% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b4 4-0 2 1-- O STL W. Kurowski J. Schmitz -1% 89% Musial Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 8-9-1
t5 0-4 0 --- CHC L. Merullo H. Brecheen -3% 86% Single to RF
Bobby Sturgeon pinch hits for Johnny Schmitz (P) batting 9th
t5 0-4 0 1-- OO CHC B. Sturgeon H. Brecheen 6% 92% Line Drive Double Play: SS-1B
t5 0-4 2 --- O CHC S. Hack H. Brecheen 1% 93% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 4-5-6
Bill Lee replaces Bobby Sturgeon (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-0 0 --- O STL W. Kurowski B. Lee -1% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 4-0 1 --- O STL E. Slaughter B. Lee -0% 92% Flyball: LF
b5 4-0 2 --- STL H. Walker B. Lee 0% 92% Single to LF
b5 4-0 2 1-- O STL M. Marion B. Lee -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 2-3-4
t6 0-4 0 --- O CHC E. Waitkus H. Brecheen 2% 93% Popfly: 2B
t6 0-4 1 --- R CHC A. Pafko H. Brecheen -5% 88% Home Run
t6 1-4 1 --- O CHC P. Cavarretta H. Brecheen 2% 90% Flyball: LF
t6 1-4 2 --- O CHC B. Nicholson H. Brecheen 1% 91% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Bill Lee facing 8-9-1
b6 4-1 0 --- O STL D. Rice B. Lee -1% 90% Lineout: LF
b6 4-1 1 --- O STL H. Brecheen B. Lee -1% 89% Groundout: P-1B
b6 4-1 2 --- O STL R. Schoendienst B. Lee -0% 89% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 6-7-8
t7 1-4 0 --- CHC B. Scheffing H. Brecheen -4% 85% Single to CF
t7 1-4 0 1-- O CHC D. Johnson H. Brecheen 4% 89% Flyball: CF
t7 1-4 1 1-- O CHC L. Merullo H. Brecheen 3% 92% Popfly: 1B
Peanuts Lowrey pinch hits for Bill Lee (P) batting 9th
t7 1-4 2 1-- O CHC P. Lowrey H. Brecheen 2% 94% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 2-3-4
Paul Erickson replaces Peanuts Lowrey (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-1 0 --- O STL C. Diering P. Erickson -1% 93% Strikeout Looking
b7 4-1 1 --- O STL S. Musial P. Erickson -0% 93% Flyball: LF
b7 4-1 2 --- O STL W. Kurowski P. Erickson -0% 92% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 1-2-3
t8 1-4 0 --- O CHC S. Hack H. Brecheen 2% 95% Groundout: P-1B
t8 1-4 1 --- O CHC E. Waitkus H. Brecheen 1% 96% Popfly: SS
t8 1-4 2 --- CHC A. Pafko H. Brecheen -1% 95% Single to LF
t8 1-4 2 1-- O CHC P. Cavarretta H. Brecheen 2% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-1, Cubs' Paul Erickson facing 5-6-7
Phil Cavarretta moves from LF to 1B
Marv Rickert replaces Eddie Waitkus (1B) playing LF batting 2nd
b8 4-1 0 --- O STL E. Slaughter P. Erickson -0% 97% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b8 4-1 1 --- STL H. Walker P. Erickson 0% 97% Walk
b8 4-1 1 1-- O STL M. Marion P. Erickson -0% 97% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b8 4-1 2 1-- O STL D. Rice P. Erickson -0% 96% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-4, Cardinals' Harry Brecheen facing 5-6-7
Mickey Livingston pinch hits for Bill Nicholson (RF) batting 5th
t9 1-4 0 --- O CHC M. Livingston H. Brecheen 2% 98% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t9 1-4 1 --- O CHC B. Scheffing H. Brecheen 1% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t9 1-4 2 --- O CHC D. Johnson H. Brecheen 0% 100% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 4.

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