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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
4
5
KCA
@CHW
0
1
 
(10)
CLE
@DET
2
3
 
(12)
BAL
@WSH
11
9
 
(10)
BAL
@WSH
2
3
 
(11)
PIT
@BRO
6
3
PIT
@BRO
4
7
CIN
@MLN
1
3
PHI
@NYG
1
2
PHI
@NYG
8
5
CHC
@STL
5
3
 
(11)
CHC
@STL
3
6
Sunday, April 21, 1957,
, Busch Stadium I
Attendance: 10,215, Time of Game: 2:33
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Cubs
3
2-2
 Lost 1 
3rd, 2 GB
at Cardinals
6
2-2
 Won 1 
3rd, 2 GB
W: Sam Jones (1-0)
L: Dick Drott (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  1   2  0  0    3  6  3
Cardinals       0  3  1   1  0  0   1  0  X    6 11  1

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Casey Wise 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .211 .211 .263 .474 -0.054 0.53 0.000 -0.054 -0.7 4 1
Dee Fondy 1B 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .300 .300 .400 .700 -0.014 0.60 0.030 -0.044 -0.2 6 0
Ernie Banks SS 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .368 .333 .702 -0.073 0.58 0.008 -0.081 -0.8 1 3 GDP
Walt Moryn RF 4 0 2 1 0 2 4 .250 .294 .250 .544 0.003 0.46 0.033 -0.030 0.7 1 0
Gene Baker 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .333 .444 .600 1.044 -0.008 0.60 0.037 -0.045 -0.2 1 0
Bob Lennon CF 3 1 1 0 1 2 4 .125 .222 .250 .472 0.003 0.74 0.049 -0.046 0.2 2 0 2B
Bob Speake LF 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .250 .400 1.000 1.400 0.101 0.77 0.132 -0.031 1.4 2 0 HR
Cal Neeman C 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .267 .313 .400 .713 -0.094 1.11 0.009 -0.102 -0.7 7 1 2B
Dick Drott P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.014 0.58 0.000 -0.014 -0.2 0 1
   Ed Winceniak PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.012 0.43 0.000 -0.012 -0.3
   Dave Hillman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ed Mickelson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.023 0.90 0.000 -0.023 -0.2
   Jim Brosnan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 3
   Bobby Del Greco PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .500 .500 1.000 -0.033 1.27 0.000 -0.033 -0.4
Team Totals 33 3 6 3 3 11 36 .182 .250 .333 .583 -0.218 0.69 0.298 -0.515 -1.4 24 9
2B: C Neeman (2, off S Jones); B Lennon (1, off S Jones).
HR: B Speake (1, off S Jones, 7th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
TB: B Speake 4; C Neeman 2; B Lennon 2; W Moryn 2; D Fondy.
GIDP: E Banks (1).
RBI: B Speake 2 (2); W Moryn (1).
2-out RBI: W Moryn.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
E: E Banks (1); G Baker (2); C Wise (1).

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Don Blasingame 2B 4 0 0 2 0 0 5 .211 .200 .263 .463 -0.002 0.56 0.025 -0.027 -0.3 1 2 SF
Al Dark SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .412 .474 .529 1.003 0.012 0.30 0.027 -0.014 0.1 0 1
   Eddie Kasko SS 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .500 .000 .500 0.001 0.04 0.001 0.000 0.1 0 0
Stan Musial 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .438 .500 .563 1.063 -0.046 0.47 0.000 -0.046 -1.0 1 0
   Joe Cunningham 1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .500 .667 .500 1.167 -0.003 0.11 0.000 -0.003 -0.2 1 0
Del Ennis RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .267 .353 .533 .886 0.048 0.40 0.073 -0.025 1.0 0 0 HR
   Chuck Harmon PR-RF 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Wally Moon LF 4 1 4 0 0 0 4 .353 .353 .588 .941 0.073 0.44 0.087 -0.014 1.3 6 0 CS
Ken Boyer 3B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .133 .222 .133 .356 0.067 0.55 0.067 0.000 0.8 2 0
Hobie Landrith C 3 1 1 0 1 2 4 .167 .286 .167 .452 0.161 0.69 0.177 -0.016 1.7 12 0
Bobby Smith CF 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .313 .313 .625 .938 -0.031 0.41 0.018 -0.050 -0.9 3 0 2B
Sam Jones P 2 0 0 0 1 1 4 .000 .333 .000 .333 0.002 0.40 0.012 -0.009 -0.4 0 0 SH
Team Totals 33 6 11 4 4 6 39 .333 .395 .455 .849 0.282 0.45 0.487 -0.204 2.1 27 3
2B: B Smith (2, off D Drott).
HR: D Ennis (1, off D Drott, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SF: D Blasingame (1, off D Drott).
SH: S Jones (1, off D Drott).
TB: D Ennis 5; W Moon 4; A Dark 2; B Smith 2; H Landrith; K Boyer.
RBI: D Blasingame 2 (2); K Boyer (2); D Ennis (4).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Dark-D Blasingame-S Musial.
E: D Ennis (1).
Baserunning
CS: W Moon (1, 2nd base by D Drott/C Neeman).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Drott, L (0-1) 4 6 5 2 2 2 1 3.38 20 36 -0.264 0.67 -3.0
Dave Hillman 2 3 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 10 0 0 0.017 0.14 1.0
Jim Brosnan 2 2 1 1 1 2 0 4.50 9 0 0 -0.035 0.27 -0.0
Team Totals 8 11 6 3 4 6 1 3.38 39 36 0 0 -0.282 0.45 -2.1

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sam Jones, W (1-0) 9 6 3 2 3 11 1 2.00 36 73 0.217 0.69 1.4
Team Totals 9 6 3 2 3 11 1 2.00 36 73 0.217 0.69 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Vinnie Smith, 1B - Jocko Conlan, 2B - Augie Donatelli, 3B - Vic Delmore.
Time of Game: 2:33.
Attendance: 10,215.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Casey Wise 2B 1 Don Blasingame 2B
2 Dee Fondy 1B 2 Al Dark SS
3 Ernie Banks SS 3 Stan Musial 1B
4 Walt Moryn RF 4 Del Ennis RF
5 Gene Baker 3B 5 Wally Moon LF
6 Bob Lennon CF 6 Ken Boyer 3B
7 Bob Speake LF 7 Hobie Landrith C
8 Cal Neeman C 8 Bobby Smith CF
9 Dick Drott P 9 Sam Jones P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 0 12- RR STL H. Landrith D. Drott 17% 82% Single to 3B; Moon Scores/Adv on E5/No RBI/unER; Boyer Scores/No RBI/unER; Landrith to 3B
t7 1-5 0 -2- RR CHC B. Speake S. Jones -9% 82% Home Run (Deep RF); Lennon Scores
b3 3-0 1 --- R STL D. Ennis D. Drott 6% 89% Home Run (Deep LF)
t4 0-4 0 1-- OO CHC E. Banks S. Jones 6% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b2 0-0 0 1-- STL K. Boyer D. Drott 6% 64% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Moon to 2B

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' Sam Jones facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC C. Wise S. Jones 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC D. Fondy S. Jones 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC E. Banks S. Jones 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dick Drott facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL D. Blasingame D. Drott -2% 53% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-0 1 --- STL A. Dark D. Drott 2% 55% Single to LF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O STL S. Musial D. Drott -3% 52% Foul Flyball: 1B
b1 0-0 2 1-- O STL D. Ennis D. Drott -2% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Sam Jones facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHC W. Moryn S. Jones 2% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O CHC G. Baker S. Jones 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- CHC B. Lennon S. Jones -1% 53% Walk
t2 0-0 2 1-- O CHC B. Speake S. Jones 2% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Dick Drott facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- STL W. Moon D. Drott 4% 59% Single to RF
b2 0-0 0 1-- STL K. Boyer D. Drott 6% 64% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Moon to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- RR STL H. Landrith D. Drott 17% 82% Single to 3B; Moon Scores/Adv on E5/No RBI/unER; Boyer Scores/No RBI/unER; Landrith to 3B
b2 2-0 0 --3 O STL B. Smith D. Drott -3% 79% Strikeout Looking
b2 2-0 1 --3 STL S. Jones D. Drott 1% 80% Walk
b2 2-0 1 1-3 RO STL D. Blasingame D. Drott 1% 81% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Landrith Scores/unER
b2 3-0 2 1-- O STL A. Dark D. Drott -1% 80% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Sam Jones facing 8-9-1
t3 0-3 0 --- O CHC C. Neeman S. Jones 2% 82% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-3 1 --- O CHC D. Drott S. Jones 1% 84% Flyball: CF
t3 0-3 2 --- O CHC C. Wise S. Jones 1% 84% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Cubs' Dick Drott facing 3-4-5
b3 3-0 0 --- O STL S. Musial D. Drott -1% 83% Flyball: CF
b3 3-0 1 --- R STL D. Ennis D. Drott 6% 89% Home Run (Deep LF)
b3 4-0 1 --- STL W. Moon D. Drott 1% 90% Single to LF
b3 4-0 1 1-- O STL K. Boyer D. Drott -1% 89% Moon Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b3 4-0 2 --- STL K. Boyer D. Drott 0% 89% Walk
b3 4-0 2 1-- O STL H. Landrith D. Drott -1% 88% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 4.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-4, Cardinals' Sam Jones facing 2-3-4
t4 0-4 0 --- CHC D. Fondy S. Jones -3% 85% Single to SS
t4 0-4 0 1-- OO CHC E. Banks S. Jones 6% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t4 0-4 2 --- CHC W. Moryn S. Jones -1% 90% Single to CF
t4 0-4 2 1-- O CHC G. Baker S. Jones 2% 92% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 4-0, Cubs' Dick Drott facing 8-9-1
b4 4-0 0 --- STL B. Smith D. Drott 2% 93% Double to CF
b4 4-0 0 -2- O STL S. Jones D. Drott -0% 93% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Smith to 3B
b4 4-0 1 --3 RO STL D. Blasingame D. Drott 1% 94% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Smith Scores
b4 5-0 2 --- O STL A. Dark D. Drott -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-5, Cardinals' Sam Jones facing 6-7-8
t5 0-5 0 --- O CHC B. Lennon S. Jones 1% 95% Strikeout
t5 0-5 1 --- O CHC B. Speake S. Jones 1% 96% Popfly: 3B
t5 0-5 2 --- CHC C. Neeman S. Jones -1% 95% Double to RF
Ed Winceniak pinch hits for Dick Drott (P) batting 9th
t5 0-5 2 -2- O CHC E. Winceniak S. Jones 1% 96% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 3-4-5
Dave Hillman replaces Ed Winceniak (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 5-0 0 --- O STL S. Musial D. Hillman -0% 96% Foul Flyball: 3B
b5 5-0 1 --- O STL D. Ennis D. Hillman -0% 96% Lineout: LF
b5 5-0 2 --- STL W. Moon D. Hillman 0% 96% Single to LF
b5 5-0 2 1-- STL K. Boyer D. Hillman 0% 96% Single to 3B; Moon to 2B
b5 5-0 2 12- STL H. Landrith D. Hillman 0% 97% Walk; Moon to 3B; Boyer to 2B
b5 5-0 2 123 O STL B. Smith D. Hillman -1% 96% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Behind 0-5, Cardinals' Sam Jones facing 1-2-3
t6 0-5 0 --- O CHC C. Wise S. Jones 1% 97% Foul Flyball: 3B
t6 0-5 1 --- O CHC D. Fondy S. Jones 1% 97% Strikeout
t6 0-5 2 --- CHC E. Banks S. Jones -1% 96% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball); Banks to 3B
t6 0-5 2 --3 R CHC W. Moryn S. Jones -2% 94% Single to CF; Banks Scores/unER
t6 1-5 2 1-- O CHC G. Baker S. Jones 1% 95% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Cubs' Dave Hillman facing 9-1-2
b6 5-1 0 --- O STL S. Jones D. Hillman -0% 95% Flyball: LF
b6 5-1 1 --- O STL D. Blasingame D. Hillman -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-1 2 --- STL A. Dark D. Hillman 0% 95% Single to RF
b6 5-1 2 1-- O STL S. Musial D. Hillman -0% 94% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 1, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Sam Jones facing 6-7-8
Joe Cunningham replaces Stan Musial playing 1B batting 3rd
Eddie Kasko replaces Al Dark playing SS batting 2nd
t7 1-5 0 --- CHC B. Lennon S. Jones -4% 91% Double to RF
t7 1-5 0 -2- RR CHC B. Speake S. Jones -9% 82% Home Run (Deep RF); Lennon Scores
t7 3-5 0 --- O CHC C. Neeman S. Jones 3% 85% Flyball: LF
Ed Mickelson pinch hits for Dave Hillman (P) batting 9th
t7 3-5 1 --- O CHC E. Mickelson S. Jones 2% 88% Flyball: LF
t7 3-5 2 --- O CHC C. Wise S. Jones 1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-3, Cubs' Jim Brosnan facing 4-5-6
Jim Brosnan replaces Ed Mickelson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-3 0 --- STL D. Ennis J. Brosnan 2% 91% Single to RF
Chuck Harmon pinch runs for Del Ennis (RF) batting 4th
b7 5-3 0 1-- STL W. Moon J. Brosnan 4% 95% Single to RF; Harmon to 3B
b7 5-3 0 1-3 RO STL K. Boyer J. Brosnan 0% 95% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B; Harmon Scores; Boyer to 2B/Adv on E4
b7 6-3 1 -2- O STL H. Landrith J. Brosnan -1% 94% Strikeout
b7 6-3 2 -2- O STL B. Smith J. Brosnan -1% 93% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 6.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-6, Cardinals' Sam Jones facing 2-3-4
Chuck Harmon moves from PR to RF
t8 3-6 0 --- O CHC D. Fondy S. Jones 2% 95% Strikeout Looking
t8 3-6 1 --- O CHC E. Banks S. Jones 1% 97% Foul Flyball: C
t8 3-6 2 --- O CHC W. Moryn S. Jones 1% 97% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 6-3, Cubs' Jim Brosnan facing 9-1-2
b8 6-3 0 --- O STL S. Jones J. Brosnan -0% 97% Strikeout
b8 6-3 1 --- O STL D. Blasingame J. Brosnan -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
b8 6-3 2 --- STL E. Kasko J. Brosnan 0% 97% Walk
b8 6-3 2 1-- O STL J. Cunningham J. Brosnan -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 6.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Behind 3-6, Cardinals' Sam Jones facing 5-6-7
t9 3-6 0 --- CHC G. Baker S. Jones -4% 93% Walk
t9 3-6 0 1-- O CHC B. Lennon S. Jones 3% 96% Strikeout Looking
t9 3-6 1 1-- CHC B. Speake S. Jones -5% 92% Walk; Baker to 2B
t9 3-6 1 12- O CHC C. Neeman S. Jones 5% 97% Strikeout Looking
Bobby Del Greco pinch hits for Jim Brosnan (P) batting 9th
t9 3-6 2 12- O CHC B. Del Greco S. Jones 3% 100% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 3, Cardinals 6.

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