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Scores
Standings
BAL
@BOS
5
6
CLE
@CHW
4
9
KCA
@DET
3
8
NYY
@WSH
5
2
MLN
@CIN
9
5
PHI
@NYG
3
8
BRO
@PIT
6
0
CHC
@STL
11
12
 
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Saturday, April 16, 1955,
, Busch Stadium I
Attendance: 9,075, Time of Game: 4:39
Cubs
11
3-1
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at Cardinals
12
2-1
 Won 2 
3rd, 1½ GB
W: Harvey Haddix (1-0)
L: Vicente Amor (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11 12  13 14    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  3  1   0  0  0   5  0  0   0  0  2   0  0   11 16  0
Cardinals       2  0  0   3  0  1   3  0  0   0  0  2   0  1   12 17  0
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
Jim Bolger CF 5 0 1 0 0 2 5 .200 .200 .200 .400 0 0
   Vern Morgan PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1.000
   Bubba Church P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Vicente Amor P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Gene Baker 2B 5 1 0 0 1 0 7 .176 .364 .412 .775 3 4 HBP
Frank Baumholtz RF 7 1 2 1 0 0 7 .286 .318 .381 .699 2 0 GDP
Hank Sauer LF 7 1 1 1 0 1 7 .409 .409 .545 .955 5 0
Randy Jackson 3B 7 3 4 3 0 1 7 .500 .550 1.222 1.772 1 1 2·HR,2B,CS
Ernie Banks SS 6 2 3 3 1 1 7 .474 .524 1.053 1.576 3 5 2·HR
Dee Fondy 1B 7 2 3 3 0 1 7 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 13 0 2·HR
Harry Chiti C 6 0 1 0 0 2 6 .278 .350 .611 .961 11 2 3B
Sam Jones P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 2
   Jim Davis P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Bob Speake PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000
   John Andre P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Hal Jeffcoat P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 4.000 5.000 0 0
   Howie Pollet P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1
   Ted Tappe PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1.000 IW
   Gale Wade PR-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .077 .250 .077 .327 1 0
Team Totals 56 11 16 11 4 10 61 .286 .344 .661 1.005 39 16
2B: R Jackson (1).
3B: H Chiti (1).
HR: R Jackson 2 (4); E Banks 2 (3); D Fondy 2 (2).
IBB: T Tappe (1).
HBP: G Baker (1).
TB: R Jackson 11; D Fondy 9; E Banks 9; H Chiti 3; F Baumholtz 2; B Speake; H Sauer; J Bolger.
GIDP: F Baumholtz (1).
RBI: E Banks 3 (5); R Jackson 3 (8); D Fondy 3 (11); H Sauer (4); F Baumholtz (3).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Banks-G Baker-D Fondy.
Baserunning
CS: R Jackson (1).

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Wally Moon LF 7 2 3 4 1 1 8 .412 .474 .765 1.238 4 0 HR,CS
Bill Virdon CF 6 2 3 0 1 1 7 .400 .471 .667 1.137 1 0
Stan Musial 1B 5 1 0 0 2 2 7 .214 .313 .500 .813 9 5
Rip Repulski RF 7 1 2 1 0 2 7 .313 .313 .688 1.000 4 0 2·2B,GDP
Red Schoendienst 2B 5 1 3 2 2 0 7 .636 .750 1.000 1.750 1 3 2B,IW
Ken Boyer 3B 6 1 1 1 1 1 7 .267 .313 .600 .913 2 2 SB
Del Rice C 4 2 3 1 0 0 4 .500 .500 .500 1.000 4 0
   Bob Stephenson PR-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0
   Joe Frazier PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .500 .000 .500
   Dick Schofield SS 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0
Alex Grammas SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .000 .111 .000 .111 3 1
   Solly Hemus PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
   Harry Elliott PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
   Barney Schultz P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Tom Alston PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000
   Harvey Haddix P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .333 .667 1.000 0 0
Tom Poholsky P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 2
   Brooks Lawrence P 2 0 1 2 0 0 2 .500 .500 .500 1.000 2 0
   Frank Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Bobby Tiefenauer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Bill Sarni PH-C 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .222 .300 .333 .633 9 1 2B
Team Totals 55 12 17 11 9 10 64 .309 .406 .436 .843 42 14
2B: R Repulski 2 (3); R Schoendienst (1); B Sarni (1).
HR: W Moon (2).
IBB: R Schoendienst (1).
TB: W Moon 6; R Repulski 4; R Schoendienst 4; D Rice 3; B Virdon 3; B Sarni 2; B Lawrence; K Boyer.
GIDP: R Repulski (1).
RBI: W Moon 4 (6); B Lawrence 2 (2); R Schoendienst 2 (3); K Boyer (3); R Repulski (2); D Rice (1).
Team LOB: 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Musial-A Grammas-S Musial.
Baserunning
SB: K Boyer (1).
CS: W Moon (2).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Sam Jones 5.2 6 6 6 5 4 0 5.91 27 32
Jim Davis 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1
John Andre 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0.00 2
Hal Jeffcoat 0.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 10.13 4
Howie Pollet 2.2 1 0 0 0 3 0 0.00 9
Bubba Church 2.2 4 2 2 1 2 1 6.75 13
Vicente Amor, L (0-1) 1.1 3 1 1 1 1 0 6.75 8
Team Totals 13 17 12 12 9 10 1 8.31 64 32

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Tom Poholsky 3 7 4 4 0 3 4 12.00 16 32
Brooks Lawrence 3.1 3 4 4 2 1 0 16.20 15
Frank Smith 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3.00 1
Bobby Tiefenauer 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3
Barney Schultz 5 3 2 2 2 4 2 9.53 20
Harvey Haddix, W (1-0) 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 6.00 6
Team Totals 14 16 11 11 4 10 6 7.07 61 32
Balks: B Lawrence (1).
WP: J Andre (1).
HBP: B Lawrence (1).
IBB: B Schultz (1); V Amor (1).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Augie Donatelli, 1B - Hal Dixon, 2B - Jocko Conlan, 3B - Artie Gore.
Time of Game: 4:39.
Attendance: 9,075.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Jim Bolger CF 1 Wally Moon LF
2 Gene Baker 2B 2 Bill Virdon CF
3 Frank Baumholtz RF 3 Stan Musial 1B
4 Hank Sauer LF 4 Rip Repulski RF
5 Randy Jackson 3B 5 Red Schoendienst 2B
6 Ernie Banks SS 6 Ken Boyer 3B
7 Dee Fondy 1B 7 Del Rice C
8 Harry Chiti C 8 Alex Grammas SS
9 Sam Jones P 9 Tom Poholsky P

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