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Detroit Tigers 4, Chicago Cubs 1

Detroit Tigers 4, Chicago Cubs 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Saturday, October 6, 1945 (D) at Wrigley Field

DET A    0  0  0    4  0  0    0  0  0  -   4  7  1
CHI N    0  0  0    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   1  5  1
BATTING
Detroit Tigers        AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Webb ss                5   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Mayo 2b                3   1   0   0       1   0       1   1
Cramer cf              4   1   2   0       0   0       4   0
Greenberg lf           3   1   1   1       1   2       1   0
Cullenbine rf          3   1   1   1       1   0       1   0
York 1b                3   0   0   0       1   0      10   3
Outlaw 3b              4   0   1   1       0   0       0   3
Richards c             4   0   1   1       0   1       7   0
Trout p                4   0   1   0       0   0       2   2
Totals                33   4   7   4       4   4      27  12
FIELDING - 
E: York (1).
BATTING - 
2B: Cullenbine (1,off Prim).
IBB: York (1,by Derringer).
Team LOB: 6.
Chicago Cubs          AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Hack 3b                4   0   0   0       0   0       2   2
Johnson 2b             4   1   2   0       0   0       1   3
Lowrey lf              4   0   1   0       0   1       3   0
Cavarretta 1b          4   0   0   0       0   2      10   1
Pafko cf               4   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Nicholson rf           4   0   0   0       0   2       1   0
Livingston c           3   0   1   0       0   0       4   1
Hughes ss              1   0   0   0       1   0       3   3
  Becker ph            1   0   1   0       0   0       0   0
  Merullo pr,ss        0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
Prim p                 0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Derringer p          0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Secory ph            1   0   0   0       0   1       0   0
  Vandenberg p         0   0   0   0       0   0       1   0
  Gillespie ph         1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Erickson p           0   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                31   1   5   0       1   6      27  11
FIELDING - 
E: Nicholson (1).
PB: Livingston (1).
BATTING - 
3B: Johnson (1,off Trout).
SH: Prim (1,off Trout).
Team LOB: 5.
PITCHING
Detroit Tigers        IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Trout W(1-0)           9     5   1   0   1   6   0
Chicago Cubs          IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Prim L(0-1)            3.1   3   4   4   1   1   0
Derringer              1.2   2   0   0   2   1   0
Vandenberg             2     0   0   0   0   0   0
Erickson               2     2   0   0   1   2   0
Totals                 9     7   4   4   4   4   0
IBB: Derringer (1,York).
Umpires: Jocko Conlan (NL), Bill Summers (AL), Lou Jorda (NL), Art Passarella (AL)
Time of Game: 2:00   Attendance: 42923
Starting Lineups:

   Detroit Tigers                Chicago Cubs             
1. Webb                ss        Hack                3b
2. Mayo                2b        Johnson             2b
3. Cramer              cf        Lowrey              lf
4. Greenberg           lf        Cavarretta          1b
5. Cullenbine          rf        Pafko               cf
6. York                1b        Nicholson           rf
7. Outlaw              3b        Livingston          c
8. Richards            c         Hughes              ss
9. Trout               p         Prim                p

TIGERS 1ST: Webb grounded out (third to first); Mayo lined to
center; Cramer grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Tigers 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 1ST: Hack grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
grounded out (first unassisted); Lowrey lined to right; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 0, Cubs 0.

TIGERS 2ND: Greenberg struck out; Cullenbine popped to first;
York grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 2ND: Cavarretta was called out on strikes; Pafko grounded
out (first to pitcher); Nicholson struck out; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Tigers 0, Cubs 0.

TIGERS 3RD: Outlaw grounded out (shortstop to first); Richards
flied to left; Trout lined to third; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Tigers 0, Cubs 0.

CUBS 3RD: Livingston singled to left; Hughes forced Livingston
(pitcher to shortstop); Prim out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Hughes to second]; Hack grounded out (third to first);
0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 0, Cubs 0.

TIGERS 4TH: Webb grounded out (third to first); Mayo walked;
Cramer singled to right [Mayo to second]; Greenberg singled to
left [Mayo scored, Cramer to second]; Cullenbine doubled to left
[Cramer scored, Greenberg to third]; DERRINGER REPLACED PRIM
(PITCHING); York was walked intentionally; Outlaw forced York
(second to shortstop) [Greenberg scored, Cullenbine to third];
Richards singled to center [Cullenbine scored, Outlaw to
second]; Trout forced Richards (shortstop to second); 4 R, 4 H,
0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4, Cubs 0.

CUBS 4TH: Johnson singled to center; Lowrey singled to right
[Johnson to second]; Cavarretta struck out; Pafko grounded out
(second to first) [Johnson to third, Lowrey to second];
Nicholson struck out; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4, Cubs 0.

TIGERS 5TH: Webb was called out on strikes; Mayo made an out to
left; Cramer singled to right [Cramer to second (error by
Nicholson)]; Greenberg walked; Cullenbine grounded out (first
unassisted); 0 R, 1 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Tigers 4, Cubs 0.

CUBS 5TH: Livingston made an out to center; Hughes walked;
SECORY BATTED FOR DERRINGER; Secory struck out; Hack grounded
out (first unassisted); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4, Cubs 0.

TIGERS 6TH: VANDENBERG REPLACED SECORY (PITCHING); York flied to
left; Outlaw popped to first; Richards lined to shortstop; 0 R,
0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 4, Cubs 0.

CUBS 6TH: Johnson tripled to right; Lowrey grounded out (third
to first) [Johnson scored (unearned) (error by York)];
Cavarretta made an out to left; Pafko made an out to center; 1
R, 1 H, 1 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 4, Cubs 1.

TIGERS 7TH: Trout popped to shortstop; Webb grounded out (first
to pitcher); Mayo grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 4, Cubs 1.

CUBS 7TH: Nicholson grounded out (pitcher to first); Livingston
flied to center; BECKER BATTED FOR HUGHES; Becker singled to
left; MERULLO RAN FOR BECKER; GILLESPIE BATTED FOR VANDENBERG;
Gillespie grounded out (first to pitcher); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.
 Tigers 4, Cubs 1.

TIGERS 8TH: MERULLO STAYED IN GAME (PLAYING SS); ERICKSON
REPLACED GILLESPIE (PITCHING); Cramer popped to shortstop;
Greenberg struck out; Cullenbine walked; York grounded out
(second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4, Cubs 1.

CUBS 8TH: Hack grounded out (shortstop to first); Johnson
grounded out (shortstop to first); Lowrey struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 4, Cubs 1.

TIGERS 9TH: Outlaw singled to left; Richards struck out; Trout
singled to third [Outlaw to second]; Livingston allowed a passed
ball [Outlaw out at home (catcher to third)]; Webb made an out
to right; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Tigers 4, Cubs 1.

CUBS 9TH: Cavarretta flied to center; Pafko grounded out (third
to first); Nicholson popped to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Tigers 4, Cubs 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Tigers           4   7   1    6
 Cubs             1   5   1    5

References

Total Baseball: The Ultimate Baseball Encyclopedia by John Thorn, et al.
2006 ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia by Gary Gillette (Editor), Pete Palmer (Editor).

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