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KCA
@BAL
1
5
CHW
@BOS
2
1
CLE
@NYY
1
2
 
(10)
DET
@WSH
13
10
PIT
@CHC
4
12
PHI
@CIN
0
2
PHI
@CIN
0
4
BRO
@MLN
3
5
NYG
@STL
3
0
Tuesday, August 2, 1955,
, Busch Stadium I
Attendance: 9,960, Time of Game: 2:21
Giants
3
56-50
 Won 3 
3rd, 16½ GB
at Cardinals
0
46-56
 Lost 5 
7th, 24½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Giants          0  0  0   1  0  0   0  2  0    3 10  1
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  1

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Dark SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .284 .321 .396 .717 -0.044 0.82 0.037 -0.082 -0.1 4 3 HBP
Whitey Lockman 1B 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .280 .322 .402 .724 0.054 0.84 0.097 -0.043 1.3 7 1
Willie Mays CF 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .305 .390 .625 1.015 0.079 1.01 0.154 -0.075 0.3 0 0 2B,SB
Dusty Rhodes LF 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .261 .364 .405 .769 -0.025 1.42 0.055 -0.080 -0.1 0 0 IW
   Joey Amalfitano PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Sid Gordon LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .220 .311 .319 .630 -0.010 0.41 0.000 -0.010 -0.8 0 0
Hank Thompson 3B 2 0 1 1 1 0 4 .248 .384 .405 .789 0.101 1.54 0.138 -0.037 0.6 3 2 SF
Don Mueller RF 3 0 1 2 0 0 4 .294 .308 .394 .702 -0.075 1.66 0.047 -0.122 -0.3 3 0 SF
Wayne Terwilliger 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .212 .305 .265 .570 -0.136 0.92 0.000 -0.136 -2.2 1 3 GDP
Ray Katt C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .215 .274 .302 .577 -0.054 0.61 0.005 -0.059 -0.2 9 2
Johnny Antonelli P 3 0 1 0 0 2 4 .167 .193 .222 .415 0.027 0.46 0.040 -0.013 0.1 0 2 SH
Team Totals 32 3 10 3 4 4 40 .312 .385 .344 .728 -0.083 1.00 0.573 -0.657 -1.5 27 13
2B: W Mays (11, off W Schmidt).
SF: D Mueller (5, off W Schmidt); H Thompson (5, off P LaPalme).
SH: J Antonelli (3, off M Wright).
IBB: D Rhodes (2, by W Schmidt).
HBP: A Dark (5, by M Wright).
TB: W Mays 3; W Lockman 2; A Dark; H Thompson; D Rhodes; J Antonelli; D Mueller; R Katt.
GIDP: W Terwilliger (8).
RBI: D Mueller 2 (57); H Thompson (43).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Terwilliger-A Dark-W Lockman.
E: W Terwilliger (5).
Baserunning
SB: W Mays (13, 3rd base off P LaPalme/N Burbrink).

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ken Boyer 3B 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .256 .307 .434 .741 -0.027 0.96 0.044 -0.072 -0.4 1 2
Red Schoendienst 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .282 .354 .415 .769 -0.151 1.10 0.000 -0.151 -1.1 3 2 GDP
Stan Musial RF-1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .299 .395 .545 .940 -0.070 0.84 0.022 -0.092 -0.4 6 2 CS
Bill Virdon CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .299 .346 .464 .809 0.153 0.89 0.192 -0.038 0.5 2 0 3B
Harry Elliott LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .272 .330 .321 .651 -0.229 1.85 0.000 -0.229 -1.2 4 0
Wally Moon 1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .304 .354 .470 .824 -0.046 0.90 0.000 -0.046 -0.3 5 0
   Rip Repulski PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276 .346 .507 .853 -0.052 1.83 0.000 -0.052 -0.2 1 0
Nelson Burbrink C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .311 .343 .369 .712 -0.076 1.00 0.000 -0.076 -0.6 3 0
Alex Grammas SS 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .223 .301 .289 .590 -0.005 0.67 0.027 -0.033 -0.0 2 2
Willard Schmidt P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.072 1.44 0.000 -0.072 -0.5 0 1
   Paul LaPalme P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .294 .313 .607 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Pete Whisenant PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .196 .255 .373 .627 -0.008 0.31 0.000 -0.008 -0.1
   Mel Wright P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 0 5 0 1 9 31 .167 .194 .233 .427 -0.583 1.04 0.285 -0.869 -4.5 27 9
3B: B Virdon (4, off J Antonelli).
TB: B Virdon 4; S Musial 2; K Boyer.
GIDP: R Schoendienst (7).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 2. K Boyer-R Schoendienst-W Moon; S Musial-K Boyer.
E: W Schmidt (1).
Baserunning
CS: S Musial (4, 2nd base by J Antonelli/R Katt).
Pickoffs: B Virdon (1st base by J Antonelli).

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Johnny Antonelli, W (9-13) 9 5 0 0 1 9 0 3.60 31 85 0.583 1.04 4.5
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 1 9 0 0.00 31 85 0.583 1.04 4.5

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Willard Schmidt, L (2-2) 7 7 3 3 4 4 0 2.21 31 51 0.100 1.15 0.7
Paul LaPalme 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.41 3 3 2 -0.025 1.03 0.3
Mel Wright 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 8.10 6 0 0 0.008 0.23 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 4 4 0 3.00 40 51 3 2 0.083 1.00 1.5
W Schmidt faced 3 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: M Wright (1; A Dark).
IBB: W Schmidt (1; D Rhodes).
Pickoffs: J Antonelli (2; B Virdon, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lee Ballanfant, 1B - Al Barlick, 2B - Bill Jackowski, 3B - Stan Landes.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: 9,960.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Giants         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Al Dark SS 1 Ken Boyer 3B
2 Whitey Lockman 1B 2 Red Schoendienst 2B
3 Willie Mays CF 3 Stan Musial RF
4 Dusty Rhodes LF 4 Bill Virdon CF
5 Hank Thompson 3B 5 Harry Elliott LF
6 Don Mueller RF 6 Wally Moon 1B
7 Wayne Terwilliger 2B 7 Nelson Burbrink C
8 Ray Katt C 8 Alex Grammas SS
9 Johnny Antonelli P 9 Willard Schmidt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 0-1 1 --3 O STL H. Elliott J. Antonelli 16% 70% Fielder's Choice P; Virdon out at Hm/P-C; Elliott to 1B
b7 0-1 1 --- STL B. Virdon J. Antonelli -16% 53% Triple to CF
t4 0-0 0 1-- NYG H. Thompson W. Schmidt 11% 65% Single to RF; Rhodes to 3B
t8 1-0 0 1-- NYG W. Mays W. Schmidt 10% 88% Double to LF; Lockman to 3B
b6 0-1 1 1-- OO STL R. Schoendienst J. Antonelli 9% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Willard Schmidt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYG A. Dark W. Schmidt 4% 54% Single to CF
t1 0-0 0 1-- NYG W. Lockman W. Schmidt 5% 59% Single to P; Dark to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- O NYG W. Mays W. Schmidt -5% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 12- O NYG D. Rhodes W. Schmidt -4% 49% Single/runner struck by batted ball and is out; Lockman out at 2B/1B; Dark stays at 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- NYG H. Thompson W. Schmidt 3% 52% Walk; Dark to 3B; Rhodes to 2B
t1 0-0 2 123 O NYG D. Mueller W. Schmidt -7% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Giants 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Johnny Antonelli facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL K. Boyer J. Antonelli 2% 47% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O STL R. Schoendienst J. Antonelli 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- STL S. Musial J. Antonelli -1% 48% Single to CF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O STL B. Virdon J. Antonelli 2% 50% Musial Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Willard Schmidt facing 7-8-9
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYG W. Terwilliger W. Schmidt -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYG R. Katt W. Schmidt -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O NYG J. Antonelli W. Schmidt -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Johnny Antonelli facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O STL B. Virdon J. Antonelli 2% 47% Popfly: SS
b2 0-0 1 --- O STL H. Elliott J. Antonelli 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O STL W. Moon J. Antonelli 1% 50% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Willard Schmidt facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYG A. Dark W. Schmidt -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 1 --- O NYG W. Lockman W. Schmidt -2% 46% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 2 --- O NYG W. Mays W. Schmidt -1% 44% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Giants' Johnny Antonelli facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O STL N. Burbrink J. Antonelli 3% 47% Strikeout
b3 0-0 1 --- STL A. Grammas J. Antonelli -3% 44% Walk
b3 0-0 1 1-- O STL W. Schmidt J. Antonelli 3% 47% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 1-- O STL K. Boyer J. Antonelli 3% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 4th, Giants Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Willard Schmidt facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- NYG D. Rhodes W. Schmidt 4% 54% Walk
t4 0-0 0 1-- NYG H. Thompson W. Schmidt 11% 65% Single to RF; Rhodes to 3B
t4 0-0 0 1-3 RO NYG D. Mueller W. Schmidt -2% 63% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Rhodes Scores
t4 1-0 1 1-- OO NYG W. Terwilliger W. Schmidt -5% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Johnny Antonelli facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- O STL R. Schoendienst J. Antonelli 3% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-1 1 --- O STL S. Musial J. Antonelli 2% 63% Popfly: SS
b4 0-1 2 --- STL B. Virdon J. Antonelli -2% 61% Single to CF
b4 0-1 2 1-- STL H. Elliott J. Antonelli -2% 59% Virdon Picked off 1B, safe on E4, assist to 13; Virdon to 3B
b4 0-1 2 --3 O STL H. Elliott J. Antonelli 5% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Giants 1, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 5th, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Willard Schmidt facing 8-9-1
t5 1-0 0 --- O NYG R. Katt W. Schmidt -2% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 1-0 1 --- NYG J. Antonelli W. Schmidt 3% 64% Single to CF
t5 1-0 1 1-- O NYG A. Dark W. Schmidt -3% 61% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 1-0 2 1-- O NYG W. Lockman W. Schmidt -3% 59% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Johnny Antonelli facing 6-7-8
b5 0-1 0 --- O STL W. Moon J. Antonelli 3% 62% Flyball: RF
b5 0-1 1 --- O STL N. Burbrink J. Antonelli 2% 65% Lineout: RF
b5 0-1 2 --- O STL A. Grammas J. Antonelli 2% 66% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 6th, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Willard Schmidt facing 3-4-5
t6 1-0 0 --- NYG W. Mays W. Schmidt 4% 70% Single to 2B
t6 1-0 0 1-- O NYG D. Rhodes W. Schmidt -4% 66% Flyball: LF
t6 1-0 1 1-- O NYG H. Thompson W. Schmidt -3% 63% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 1-0 2 1-- O NYG D. Mueller W. Schmidt -3% 61% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Johnny Antonelli facing 9-1-2
b6 0-1 0 --- O STL W. Schmidt J. Antonelli 4% 65% Strikeout (C-1B)
b6 0-1 1 --- STL K. Boyer J. Antonelli -4% 60% Single to SS
b6 0-1 1 1-- OO STL R. Schoendienst J. Antonelli 9% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 1, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 7th, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Willard Schmidt facing 7-8-9
t7 1-0 0 --- O NYG W. Terwilliger W. Schmidt -2% 67% Groundout: P-1B
t7 1-0 1 --- O NYG R. Katt W. Schmidt -2% 65% Strikeout
t7 1-0 2 --- NYG J. Antonelli W. Schmidt 1% 67% Strikeout; Antonelli to 1B/Adv on E1
t7 1-0 2 1-- O NYG A. Dark W. Schmidt -3% 64% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Giants 1, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-1, Giants' Johnny Antonelli facing 3-4-5
b7 0-1 0 --- O STL S. Musial J. Antonelli 5% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 0-1 1 --- STL B. Virdon J. Antonelli -16% 53% Triple to CF
b7 0-1 1 --3 O STL H. Elliott J. Antonelli 16% 70% Fielder's Choice P; Virdon out at Hm/P-C; Elliott to 1B
Rip Repulski pinch hits for Wally Moon (1B) batting 6th
b7 0-1 2 1-- O STL R. Repulski J. Antonelli 5% 75% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 1, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 8th, Giants Batting, Ahead 1-0, Cardinals' Willard Schmidt facing 2-3-4
Stan Musial moves from RF to 1B
Rip Repulski moves from PH to RF
t8 1-0 0 --- NYG W. Lockman W. Schmidt 3% 78% Walk
t8 1-0 0 1-- NYG W. Mays W. Schmidt 10% 88% Double to LF; Lockman to 3B
t8 1-0 0 -23 NYG D. Rhodes W. Schmidt 1% 89% Intentional Walk
Paul LaPalme replaces Willard Schmidt pitching and batting 9th
Joey Amalfitano pinch runs for Dusty Rhodes (LF) batting 4th
t8 1-0 0 123 RO NYG H. Thompson P. LaPalme -1% 88% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Lockman Scores
t8 2-0 1 12- NYG D. Mueller P. LaPalme 2% 90% Mays Steals 3B
t8 2-0 1 1-3 R NYG D. Mueller P. LaPalme 5% 95% Single to CF; Mays Scores; Amalfitano to 3B
t8 3-0 1 1-3 OO NYG W. Terwilliger P. LaPalme -4% 92% Double Play: Bunt Popfly: 1B-3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 3, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Johnny Antonelli facing 7-8-9
Sid Gordon replaces Joey Amalfitano (PR) playing LF batting 4th
b8 0-3 0 --- O STL N. Burbrink J. Antonelli 3% 94% Lineout: RF
b8 0-3 1 --- O STL A. Grammas J. Antonelli 2% 96% Strikeout
Pete Whisenant pinch hits for Paul LaPalme (P) batting 9th
b8 0-3 2 --- O STL P. Whisenant J. Antonelli 1% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Giants 3, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 9th, Giants Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cardinals' Mel Wright facing 8-9-1
Mel Wright replaces Pete Whisenant (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-0 0 --- NYG R. Katt M. Wright 0% 97% Single to RF
t9 3-0 0 1-- O NYG J. Antonelli M. Wright -0% 97% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Katt to 2B
t9 3-0 1 -2- NYG A. Dark M. Wright 0% 97% Hit By Pitch
t9 3-0 1 12- NYG W. Lockman M. Wright 1% 98% Single to RF; Katt to 3B; Dark to 2B
t9 3-0 1 123 O NYG W. Mays M. Wright -1% 97% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 3-0 2 123 O NYG S. Gordon M. Wright -1% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Giants 3, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-3, Giants' Johnny Antonelli facing 1-2-3
b9 0-3 0 --- O STL K. Boyer J. Antonelli 2% 98% Strikeout
b9 0-3 1 --- O STL R. Schoendienst J. Antonelli 1% 100% Strikeout
b9 0-3 2 --- STL S. Musial J. Antonelli -1% 99% Single
b9 0-3 2 1-- O STL B. Virdon J. Antonelli 1% 100% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Giants 3, Cardinals 0.

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