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Important Note: Unlike most of the games that are based on play-by-play descriptions in newspapers, this game is a deduced account.

Chicago Cubs 10, Chicago White Sox 9

Game Played on Wednesday, October 4, 1939 (N) at Comiskey Park I

CHI N    0  1  0    1  0  2    3  0  2    1  -  10 17  2
CHI A    0  0  0    0  3  0    5  1  0    0  -   9 11  3
BATTING
Chicago Cubs                 AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hack 3b                       6   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Herman 2b                     6   1   2   0       0   1       2   7
Galan lf                      6   1   3   2       0   0       0   0
Leiber cf                     5   3   3   0       0   0       0   0
Nicholson rf                  4   3   3   3       1   0       2   0
R. Russell 1b                 4   1   2   1       0   0      15   1
Bartell ss                    3   0   1   1       1   0       3   4
Mancuso c                     4   0   1   2       1   0       7   0
French p                      2   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Page p                      0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Gleeson ph                  1   0   0   1       0   0       0   0
  Passeau p                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  J. Russell p                0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Cavarretta ph               1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Bryant pr                   0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Whitehill p                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   3
Totals                       43  10  17  10       3   1      30  17
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Herman-Bartell-R. Russell.
E: Hack (1), R. Russell (1).
BATTING - 
2B: R. Russell 2 (2,off Rigney 2); Herman (1,off Rigney); Cavarretta (1,off
Brown).
3B: Nicholson (1,off Rigney).
HR: Nicholson (1,9th inning off Brown 1 on 0 out).
SH: R. Russell (1,off Rigney); Leiber (1,off Rigney).
HBP: Bartell (1,by Rigney).
IBB: Mancuso (1,by Rigney); Bartell (1,by Rigney).
Team LOB: 9.
BASERUNNING - 
CS: Galan (1,2nd base by Rigney/Tresh).
Chicago White Sox            AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Bejma 2b                      5   1   1   0       1   2       3   5
Kuhel 1b                      5   1   2   3       0   0      16   0
Kreevich cf                   4   1   1   0       1   0       2   0
Appling ss                    3   0   0   0       1   0       2   4
McNair 3b                     5   1   1   0       0   0       1   2
Walker lf                     5   2   2   3       0   0       3   0
Rosenthal rf                  4   1   2   1       1   1       1   1
Tresh c                       2   0   0   0       0   1       1   1
  Radcliff ph                 1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Schlueter c                 2   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Rigney p                      2   0   1   1       0   0       0   2
  Brown p                     1   2   1   0       1   0       0   1
  Rensa ph                    1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                       40   9  11   8       5   4      30  16
FIELDING - 
DP: 1. Bejma-Appling-Kuhel.
E: Bejma (1), Walker 2 (2).
BATTING - 
2B: Rigney (1,off French); Kuhel (1,off Passeau); Brown (1,off Whitehill).
HR: Walker (1,7th inning off J. Russell 2 on 2 out).
SH: Appling (1,off J. Russell).
IBB: Bejma (1,by French).
Team LOB: 7.
BASERUNNING - 
SB: Appling (1,2nd base off Passeau/Mancuso).
PITCHING
Chicago Cubs                 IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
French                        4.1   6   3   3   1   4   0  20
Page                          0.2   0   0   0   0   0   0   1
Passeau                       1     2   4   4   4   0   0   9
J. Russell                    1     2   1   1   0   0   1   5
Whitehill W(1-0)              3     1   1   0   0   0   0  11
Totals                       10    11   9   8   5   4   1  46
Passeau faced 4 batters in the 7th inning
IBB: French (1,Bejma).
Chicago White Sox            IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR BFP
Rigney                        6.1  11   7   6   3   1   0  33
Brown L(0-1)                  3.2   6   3   3   0   0   1  16
Totals                       10    17  10   9   3   1   1  49
HBP: Rigney (1,Bartell).
IBB: Rigney 2 (2,Mancuso,Bartell).
Umpires: HP - Steve Basil, 1B - Lee Ballanfant, 2B - Joe Rue, 3B - Larry Goetz
Time of Game: 2:52   Attendance: 42767
Starting Lineups:

   Chicago Cubs                  Chicago White Sox        
1. Hack                3b        Bejma               2b
2. Herman              2b        Kuhel               1b
3. Galan               lf        Kreevich            cf
4. Leiber              cf        Appling             ss
5. Nicholson           rf        McNair              3b
6. R. Russell          1b        Walker              lf
7. Bartell             ss        Rosenthal           rf
8. Mancuso             c         Tresh               c
9. French              p         Rigney              p

CUBS 1ST: Hack grounded out second to first; Herman struck out;
 Herman's K may have been in another inning; Galan out on
an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 0, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 1ST: Bejma struck out; Bejma struck out twice in
two of the first, third, and tenth; Kuhel out on an unknown
play; Kreevich singled to left; Appling out on an unknown play;
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 0, White Sox 0.

CUBS 2ND: Leiber singled to pitcher; Nicholson walked [Leiber to
second]; R. Russell flied out to left; Bartell singled to left
[Leiber scored, Nicholson to third (error by Walker), Bartell to
second]; Mancuso was walked intentionally; French grounded into
a double play (second to shortstop to first) [Mancuso out at
second]; 1 R, 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 1, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 2ND: McNair out on an unknown play; Walker out on an
unknown play; Rosenthal struck out; Rosenthal's K may have
been in the ninth; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, White Sox
0.

CUBS 3RD: Hack out on an unknown play; Herman out on an unknown
play; Galan out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs
1, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 3RD: Tresh struck out; Rigney out on an unknown play;
Bejma struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 1, White Sox 0.

CUBS 4TH: Leiber out on an unknown play; Nicholson out on an
unknown play; Two previous outs were ground outs; R.
Russell doubled; Bartell was hit by a pitch; Mancuso singled to
left [R. Russell scored, Bartell to third (error by Walker),
Mancuso to second]; French out on an unknown play; 1 R, 2 H, 1
E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 4TH: Kuhel out on an unknown play; Kreevich out on an
unknown play; Appling out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 2, White Sox 0.

CUBS 5TH: Hack out on an unknown play; Herman out on an unknown
play; Galan singled; Galan was caught stealing second; Play
may have been a pick off instead of a caught stealing; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 2, White Sox 0.

WHITE SOX 5TH: McNair singled to center; Walker singled to
center [McNair to second]; Rosenthal singled to center [McNair
scored, Walker to third]; Tresh popped to third in foul
territory; Rigney doubled to left [Walker scored, Rosenthal to
third]; Bejma was walked intentionally; Kuhel singled to center
[Rosenthal scored, Rigney to third, Bejma to second]; PAGE
REPLACED FRENCH (PITCHING); Kreevich grounded into a double play
(second to shortstop to first) [Kuhel out at second]; 3 R, 5 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 2, White Sox 3.

CUBS 6TH: Leiber singled to center; Nicholson singled to center
[Leiber to second]; R. Russell out on a sacrifice bunt [Leiber
to third, Nicholson to second]; Bartell was walked
intentionally; Mancuso reached on an error by Bejma [Leiber
scored (RBI), Nicholson to third, Bartell to second]; GLEESON
BATTED FOR PAGE; Gleeson forced Mancuso (shortstop to second)
[Nicholson scored (unearned), Bartell to third]; Hack lined to
first; 2 R (1 ER), 2 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4, White Sox 3.

WHITE SOX 6TH: PASSEAU REPLACED GLEESON (PITCHING); Appling
walked; Appling stole second [Appling to third (error by R.
Russell)]; Seems to be a botched pick off with a bad throw by
Russell. One box shows error by catcher, but three others show
error by 1B. Play may have been with Walker batting; McNair
out on an unknown play; Walker out on an unknown play; Rosenthal
walked; RADCLIFF BATTED FOR TRESH; Radcliff out on an unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cubs 4, White Sox 3.

CUBS 7TH: SCHLUETER REPLACED RADCLIFF (PLAYING C ); Herman
doubled to left; Galan singled to left [Herman scored]; Leiber
out on a sacrifice bunt [Galan to second]; Nicholson tripled to
center [Galan scored]; R. Russell doubled [Nicholson scored];
BROWN REPLACED RIGNEY (PITCHING); Bartell lined to center;
Mancuso grounded out (second to first); 3 R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cubs 7, White Sox 3.

WHITE SOX 7TH: Brown walked; Bejma singled to right [Brown to
second]; Kuhel doubled to left [Brown scored, Bejma scored];
Kreevich walked; Russell relieves Passeau with 3-0 count on
Kreevich; J. RUSSELL REPLACED PASSEAU (PITCHING); Appling
out on a sacrifice bunt [Kuhel to third, Kreevich to second];
McNair popped to catcher; Walker homered [Kuhel scored, Kreevich
scored]; Rosenthal singled; Schlueter out on an unknown play; 5
R, 4 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 7, White Sox 8.

CUBS 8TH: CAVARRETTA BATTED FOR J. RUSSELL; Cavarretta doubled;
BRYANT RAN FOR CAVARRETTA; Hack out on an unknown play; Herman
out on an unknown play; Galan out on an unknown play; 0 R, 1 H,
0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 7, White Sox 8.

WHITE SOX 8TH: WHITEHILL REPLACED BRYANT (PITCHING); Brown
doubled to left; Bejma grounded out (pitcher to first) [Brown to
third]; Kuhel grounded out (pitcher to first); Kreevich reached
on an error by Hack [Brown scored (unearned)]; Appling out on an
unknown play; 1 R (0 ER), 1 H, 1 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 7, White Sox 9.

CUBS 9TH: Leiber singled to left; Nicholson homered [Leiber
scored]; R. Russell out on an unknown play; Bartell out on an
unknown play; Mancuso out on an unknown play; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 9, White Sox 9.

WHITE SOX 9TH: McNair out on an unknown play; Walker out on an
unknown play; Rosenthal out on an unknown play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Cubs 9, White Sox 9.

CUBS 10TH: Whitehill grounded out (pitcher to first); Hack
singled to left; Herman singled to left [Hack to third]; Galan
singled to right [Hack scored, Herman to third, Galan out at
second (right to shortstop to first)]; Leiber flied out to left;
1 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cubs 10, White Sox 9.

WHITE SOX 10TH: Schlueter out on an unknown play; RENSA BATTED
FOR BROWN; Rensa out on an unknown play; Bejma out on an unknown
play; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cubs 10, White Sox 9.
Sources: Chicago Tribune and other newspaper accounts and boxes

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cubs            10  17   2    9
 White Sox        9  11   3    7
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