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Standings
BAL
@BOS
0
1
OAK
@CHW
7
0
OAK
@CHW
1
11
TEX
@KCR
4
7
TEX
@KCR
6
10
CLE
@MIL
3
8
CAL
@MIN
1
5
CAL
@MIN
3
0
DET
@NYY
2
3
DET
@NYY
1
2
CIN
@LAD
2
5
PHI
@MON
5
4
NYM
@PIT
5
2
ATL
@SDP
6
1
HOU
@SFG
7
6
HOU
@SFG
8
3
CHC
@STL
2
0
Sunday, June 24, 1973, 1:20PM
, Busch Stadium II
Attendance: 41,517, Time of Game: 2:12
Cubs
2
42-30
 Won 1 
1st
at Cardinals
0
33-34
 Lost 1 
3rd, 6½ GB
W: Milt Pappas (4-5)
L: Tom Murphy (0-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Cubs            0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    2  5  0
Cardinals       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0

Chicago Cubs

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gene Hiser CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .273 .369 .309 .678 -0.056 0.76 0.000 -0.056 -0.5 1 0
   Glenn Beckert PH 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 .276 .328 .321 .649 0.206 3.28 0.206 0.000 1.3
   Ken Rudolph C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .233 .345 .578 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Don Kessinger SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .285 .370 .340 .711 -0.075 0.74 0.000 -0.075 -0.8 2 3
Jose Cardenal RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .309 .379 .486 .865 -0.085 0.84 0.000 -0.085 -0.8 1 0
Jim Hickman 1B 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .176 .343 .224 .566 0.019 0.70 0.053 -0.034 0.1 8 1
Ron Santo 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .295 .378 .460 .838 -0.067 0.88 0.042 -0.110 -0.9 1 2 2B,GDP
Carmen Fanzone LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .286 .392 .595 .987 -0.075 0.98 0.016 -0.091 -0.3 3 0
   Cleo James PR-LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .161 .133 .295 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Randy Hundley C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .220 .274 .366 .639 -0.044 0.85 0.000 -0.044 -0.4 5 1
   Rick Monday PH-CF 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .262 .395 .533 .928 0.172 1.97 0.179 -0.007 0.7 0 0
Paul Popovich 2B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .194 .256 .208 .464 0.062 1.47 0.100 -0.039 0.3 6 6
Milt Pappas P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .069 .100 .172 .272 -0.148 1.79 0.000 -0.148 -0.9 0 1
Team Totals 31 2 5 2 3 6 34 .161 .235 .194 .429 -0.091 1.13 0.596 -0.689 -2.1 27 14
2B: R Santo (15, off T Murphy).
TB: R Santo 2; R Monday; P Popovich; G Beckert; C Fanzone.
GIDP: R Santo (11).
RBI: G Beckert 2 (24).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Santo-P Popovich-J Hickman.

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Brock LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .293 .356 .383 .738 -0.073 1.43 0.010 -0.083 -0.6 3 0 IW
Ted Sizemore 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .280 .365 .327 .692 -0.079 1.33 0.054 -0.133 -0.5 1 7 CS
Tim McCarver 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .267 .338 .367 .705 0.021 1.19 0.089 -0.068 -0.0 8 0
Joe Torre 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .320 .424 .427 .852 -0.225 1.55 0.000 -0.225 -1.4 1 0 GDP
Ted Simmons C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .269 .349 .376 .725 -0.019 0.81 0.038 -0.057 -0.0 7 0
Bernie Carbo RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .190 .309 .241 .549 -0.079 1.11 0.015 -0.094 -0.5 0 0
Jim Dwyer CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .188 .188 .219 .406 -0.022 1.21 0.070 -0.091 0.1 3 0
Mick Kelleher SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .152 .243 .212 .455 -0.100 1.60 0.000 -0.100 -0.9 4 1
   Jose Cruz PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .242 .346 .425 .771 0.040 1.13 0.040 0.000 0.2
   Mike Tyson SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .240 .287 .308 .595 -0.013 0.52 0.000 -0.013 -0.1 0 1
Tom Murphy P 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 .000 .200 .000 .200 -0.043 1.59 0.032 -0.075 -0.4 0 0 SH
   Orlando Pena P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Rich Folkers P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Wayne Granger 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 29 0 5 0 5 4 35 .172 .294 .172 .467 -0.592 1.26 0.348 -0.939 -4.1 27 9
SH: T Murphy (1, off M Pappas).
IBB: L Brock (8, by M Pappas).
TB: T McCarver 2; T Sizemore; J Dwyer; T Simmons.
GIDP: J Torre (5).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Sizemore-M Kelleher-T McCarver.
Baserunning
CS: T Sizemore (3, 2nd base by M Pappas/R Hundley).

Chicago Cubs

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Milt Pappas, W (4-5) 9 5 0 0 5 4 0 4.67 35 76 0.592 1.26 4.1
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 5 4 0 0.00 35 76 0.592 1.26 4.1

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Murphy, L (0-3) 7 4 2 2 2 5 0 2.70 26 64 0.259 1.04 2.3
Orlando Pena 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.70 1 2 0 0.098 3.31 0.6
Rich Folkers 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.61 2 2 2 -0.299 2.58 -1.4
Wayne Granger 1.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3.86 5 1 0 0.033 0.29 0.8
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 3 6 0 2.00 34 64 5 2 0.091 1.13 2.1
T Murphy faced 2 batters in the 8th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: R Folkers (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: M Pappas (6; L Brock).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Kibler, 1B - Frank Pulli, 2B - Ken Burkhart, 3B - Lee Weyer.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: 41,517.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 92° F, Sunny, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

Chicago Cubs         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Gene Hiser CF 1 Lou Brock LF
2 Don Kessinger SS 2 Ted Sizemore 2B
3 Jose Cardenal RF 3 Tim McCarver 1B
4 Jim Hickman 1B 4 Joe Torre 3B
5 Ron Santo 3B 5 Ted Simmons C
6 Carmen Fanzone LF 6 Bernie Carbo RF
7 Randy Hundley C 7 Jim Dwyer CF
8 Paul Popovich 2B 8 Mick Kelleher SS
9 Milt Pappas P 9 Tom Murphy P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 0-0 1 -23 RR CHC G. Beckert R. Folkers 21% 89% Single to CF; Monday Scores; Popovich Scores; Beckert to 2B/Adv on throw
b8 0-2 0 1-- OO STL J. Torre M. Pappas 14% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t8 0-0 1 12- CHC G. Beckert R. Folkers 11% 68% Wild Pitch; Monday to 3B; Popovich to 2B
t8 0-0 0 1-- CHC P. Popovich T. Murphy 10% 67% Single to RF; Monday to 2B
t8 0-0 0 12- O CHC M. Pappas O. Pena -10% 57% Bunt Popfly: 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' Tom Murphy facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHC G. Hiser T. Murphy -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHC D. Kessinger T. Murphy -1% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHC J. Cardenal T. Murphy -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Milt Pappas facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Brock M. Pappas 2% 48% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O STL T. Sizemore M. Pappas 1% 49% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 --- STL T. McCarver M. Pappas -1% 48% Single to RF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O STL J. Torre M. Pappas 2% 50% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 2nd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Tom Murphy facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- CHC J. Hickman T. Murphy 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- OO CHC R. Santo T. Murphy -8% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- CHC C. Fanzone T. Murphy 1% 47% Single to CF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O CHC R. Hundley T. Murphy -2% 45% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Milt Pappas facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- STL T. Simmons M. Pappas -4% 41% Single to RF
b2 0-0 0 1-- O STL B. Carbo M. Pappas 3% 45% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-0 1 1-- STL J. Dwyer M. Pappas -7% 38% Single to RF; Carbo to 3B
b2 0-0 1 1-3 O STL M. Kelleher M. Pappas 7% 45% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 1-3 O STL T. Murphy M. Pappas 5% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 3rd, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Tom Murphy facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O CHC P. Popovich T. Murphy -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O CHC M. Pappas T. Murphy -2% 46% Popfly: SS
t3 0-0 2 --- O CHC G. Hiser T. Murphy -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Milt Pappas facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- O STL L. Brock M. Pappas 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b3 0-0 1 --- STL T. Sizemore M. Pappas -3% 44% Walk
b3 0-0 1 1-- O STL T. McCarver M. Pappas 4% 49% Sizemore Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b3 0-0 2 --- O STL T. McCarver M. Pappas 1% 50% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 4th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Tom Murphy facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O CHC D. Kessinger T. Murphy -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t4 0-0 1 --- O CHC J. Cardenal T. Murphy -2% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- CHC J. Hickman T. Murphy 2% 47% Walk
t4 0-0 2 1-- O CHC R. Santo T. Murphy -3% 44% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Milt Pappas facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- O STL J. Torre M. Pappas 3% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- O STL T. Simmons M. Pappas 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-0 2 --- STL B. Carbo M. Pappas -1% 47% Walk
b4 0-0 2 1-- O STL J. Dwyer M. Pappas 3% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 5th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Tom Murphy facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- O CHC C. Fanzone T. Murphy -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t5 0-0 1 --- O CHC R. Hundley T. Murphy -2% 45% Popfly: SS
t5 0-0 2 --- O CHC P. Popovich T. Murphy -1% 44% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Milt Pappas facing 8-9-1
b5 0-0 0 --- O STL M. Kelleher M. Pappas 3% 46% Foul Flyball: C
b5 0-0 1 --- STL T. Murphy M. Pappas -3% 43% Walk
b5 0-0 1 1-- O STL L. Brock M. Pappas 4% 47% Flyball: LF
b5 0-0 2 1-- STL T. Sizemore M. Pappas -3% 44% Single to LF; Murphy to 2B
b5 0-0 2 12- O STL T. McCarver M. Pappas 6% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 6th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Tom Murphy facing 9-1-2
t6 0-0 0 --- O CHC M. Pappas T. Murphy -3% 47% Strikeout
t6 0-0 1 --- O CHC G. Hiser T. Murphy -2% 44% Foul Flyball: C
t6 0-0 2 --- O CHC D. Kessinger T. Murphy -2% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Milt Pappas facing 4-5-6
b6 0-0 0 --- O STL J. Torre M. Pappas 3% 46% Strikeout
b6 0-0 1 --- O STL T. Simmons M. Pappas 2% 48% Strikeout
b6 0-0 2 --- O STL B. Carbo M. Pappas 2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 7th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Tom Murphy facing 3-4-5
t7 0-0 0 --- O CHC J. Cardenal T. Murphy -4% 46% Flyball: LF
t7 0-0 1 --- O CHC J. Hickman T. Murphy -3% 43% Strikeout Looking
t7 0-0 2 --- CHC R. Santo T. Murphy 4% 48% Double to LF
t7 0-0 2 -2- O CHC C. Fanzone T. Murphy -6% 42% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Cubs' Milt Pappas facing 7-8-9
b7 0-0 0 --- O STL J. Dwyer M. Pappas 4% 45% Popfly: SS
Jose Cruz pinch hits for Mick Kelleher (SS) batting 8th
b7 0-0 1 --- STL J. Cruz M. Pappas -4% 41% Walk
b7 0-0 1 1-- O STL T. Murphy M. Pappas 2% 44% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Cruz to 2B
b7 0-0 2 -2- STL L. Brock M. Pappas -1% 43% Intentional Walk
b7 0-0 2 12- O STL T. Sizemore M. Pappas 7% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Cubs 0, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 8th, Cubs Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Tom Murphy facing 7-8-9
Mike Tyson replaces Jose Cruz (PH) playing SS batting 8th
Rick Monday pinch hits for Randy Hundley (C) batting 7th
t8 0-0 0 --- CHC R. Monday T. Murphy 7% 57% Single to RF
t8 0-0 0 1-- CHC P. Popovich T. Murphy 10% 67% Single to RF; Monday to 2B
Orlando Pena replaces Tom Murphy pitching and batting 9th
t8 0-0 0 12- O CHC M. Pappas O. Pena -10% 57% Bunt Popfly: 2B
Rich Folkers replaces Orlando Pena pitching and batting 9th
Glenn Beckert pinch hits for Gene Hiser (CF) batting 1st
t8 0-0 1 12- CHC G. Beckert R. Folkers 11% 68% Wild Pitch; Monday to 3B; Popovich to 2B
t8 0-0 1 -23 RR CHC G. Beckert R. Folkers 21% 89% Single to CF; Monday Scores; Popovich Scores; Beckert to 2B/Adv on throw
t8 2-0 1 -2- O CHC D. Kessinger R. Folkers -2% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
Wayne Granger replaces Rich Folkers pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-0 2 -2- O CHC J. Cardenal W. Granger -2% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Milt Pappas facing 3-4-5
Ken Rudolph replaces Glenn Beckert (PH) playing C batting 1st
Rick Monday moves from PH to CF
b8 0-2 0 --- STL T. McCarver M. Pappas -8% 77% Single to LF
b8 0-2 0 1-- OO STL J. Torre M. Pappas 14% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b8 0-2 2 --- O STL T. Simmons M. Pappas 2% 93% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Cardinals 0.
Top of the 9th, Cubs Batting, Ahead 2-0, Cardinals' Wayne Granger facing 4-5-6
t9 2-0 0 --- O CHC J. Hickman W. Granger -1% 93% Flyball: LF
t9 2-0 1 --- O CHC R. Santo W. Granger -0% 92% Strikeout
t9 2-0 2 --- CHC C. Fanzone W. Granger 0% 92% Walk
Cleo James pinch runs for Carmen Fanzone (LF) batting 6th
t9 2-0 2 1-- O CHC R. Monday W. Granger -1% 92% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Cubs 2, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Cardinals Batting, Behind 0-2, Cubs' Milt Pappas facing 6-7-8
Cleo James moves from PR to LF
b9 0-2 0 --- O STL B. Carbo M. Pappas 4% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 0-2 1 --- O STL J. Dwyer M. Pappas 3% 99% Flyball: RF
b9 0-2 2 --- O STL M. Tyson M. Pappas 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Cubs 2, Cardinals 0.

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