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St. Louis Cardinals 5, St. Louis Browns 1

St. Louis Cardinals 5, St. Louis Browns 1

Day

World Series Game Played on Saturday, October 7, 1944 (D) at Sportsman's Park III

STL N    2  0  2    0  0  1    0  0  0  -   5 12  0
STL A    0  0  0    0  0  0    0  1  0  -   1  9  1
BATTING
St. Louis Cardinals   AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Litwhiler lf           4   1   2   0       1   1       2   0
Hopp cf                5   1   2   0       0   1       4   0
Musial rf              4   2   3   2       1   0       2   0
W. Cooper c            4   0   2   1       1   0       4   0
Sanders 1b             5   1   1   0       0   1       9   0
Kurowski 3b            4   0   0   0       0   1       0   3
Marion ss              4   0   1   1       0   1       1   3
Verban 2b              4   0   1   0       0   0       4   3
Brecheen p             4   0   0   0       0   1       1   3
Totals                38   5  12   4       3   6      27  12
FIELDING - 
DP: 2.
BATTING - 
2B: Marion (3,off Hollingsworth); Musial (1,off Hollingsworth).
3B: W. Cooper (1,off Shirley).
HR: Musial (1,1st inning off Jakucki 1 on, 1 out).
IBB: W. Cooper (2,by Hollingsworth).
Team LOB: 9.
St. Louis Browns      AB   R   H RBI      BB  SO      PO   A
Gutteridge 2b          4   0   2   0       1   1       3   2
Kreevich cf            5   0   1   0       0   0       4   2
Moore rf               3   1   0   0       1   1       1   0
Stephens ss            4   0   1   0       0   0       1   6
Laabs lf               4   0   2   0       0   0       1   0
McQuinn 1b             3   0   1   0       1   0       9   0
Christman 3b           4   0   1   0       0   2       0   1
Hayworth c             2   0   0   0       0   0       5   0
  Mancuso c            2   0   1   0       0   0       3   0
Jakucki p              0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Clary ph             1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
  Hollingsworth p      1   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Byrnes ph            0   0   0   0       1   0       0   0
  Shirley p            0   0   0   0       0   0       0   1
  Turner ph            1   0   0   0       0   0       0   0
Totals                34   1   9   0       4   4      27  14
FIELDING - 
E: Gutteridge (3).
BATTING - 
2B: Laabs (1,off Brecheen).
Team LOB: 10.
PITCHING
St. Louis Cardinals   IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Brecheen W(1-0)        9     9   1   1   4   4   0
St. Louis Browns      IP     H   R  ER  BB  SO  HR
Jakucki L(0-1)         3     5   4   3   0   4   1
Hollingsworth          4     5   1   1   2   1   0
Shirley                2     2   0   0   1   1   0
Totals                 9    12   5   4   3   6   1
IBB: Hollingsworth (1,W. Cooper).
Umpires: George Pipgras (AL), Ziggy Sears (NL), Bill McGowan (AL), Tom Dunn (NL)
Time of Game: 2:22   Attendance: 35455
Starting Lineups:

   St. Louis Cardinals           St. Louis Browns         
1. Litwhiler           lf        Gutteridge          2b
2. Hopp                cf        Kreevich            cf
3. Musial              rf        Moore               rf
4. W. Cooper           c         Stephens            ss
5. Sanders             1b        Laabs               lf
6. Kurowski            3b        McQuinn             1b
7. Marion              ss        Christman           3b
8. Verban              2b        Hayworth            c
9. Brecheen            p         Jakucki             p

CARDINALS 1ST: Litwhiler struck out; Hopp singled; Musial
homered [Hopp scored]; W. Cooper grounded out (pitcher to
first); Sanders was called out on strikes; 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.
 Cardinals 2, Browns 0.

BROWNS 1ST: Gutteridge struck out; Kreevich singled to left;
Moore flied to center; Stephens grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Browns 0.

CARDINALS 2ND: Kurowski made an out to center; Marion grounded
out (shortstop to first); Verban grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Cardinals 2, Browns 0.

BROWNS 2ND: Laabs made an out to left; McQuinn singled to left;
Christman singled to center [McQuinn to third]; Hayworth
grounded into a double play (third to second to first)
[Christman out at second]; 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 2,
Browns 0.

CARDINALS 3RD: Brecheen struck out; Litwhiler singled; Hopp
struck out; Musial singled [Litwhiler to second]; W. Cooper
singled to left [Litwhiler scored, Musial to second]; Sanders
reached on an error by Gutteridge [Musial scored (unearned), W.
Cooper to third, Sanders to first]; Kurowski grounded out
(shortstop to first); 2 R, 3 H, 1 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Browns
0.

BROWNS 3RD: CLARY BATTED FOR JAKUCKI; Clary flied to right;
Gutteridge singled to center; Kreevich made an out to left;
Moore struck out; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Browns 0.

CARDINALS 4TH: HOLLINGSWORTH REPLACED CLARY (PITCHING); Marion
grounded out (second to first); Verban made an out to center;
Brecheen grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 4, Browns 0.

BROWNS 4TH: Stephens grounded out (pitcher to first); Laabs
singled to center; McQuinn grounded out (pitcher to first)
[Laabs to second]; Christman was called out on strikes; 0 R, 1
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4, Browns 0.

CARDINALS 5TH: Litwhiler grounded out (shortstop to first); Hopp
made an out to left; Musial walked; W. Cooper forced Musial
(shortstop to second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 4,
Browns 0.

BROWNS 5TH: Hayworth popped to first in foul territory;
Hollingsworth grounded out (first unassisted); Gutteridge
singled to left; Kreevich lined to pitcher; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1
LOB.  Cardinals 4, Browns 0.

CARDINALS 6TH: Sanders singled to center; Kurowski struck out;
Marion doubled [Sanders scored]; Verban made an out to center;
Brecheen grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Cardinals 5, Browns 0.

BROWNS 6TH: Moore flied to center; Stephens made an out to
center; Laabs doubled to left; McQuinn walked; Christman forced
McQuinn (third to second); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals 5,
Browns 0.

CARDINALS 7TH: MANCUSO REPLACED HAYWORTH (PLAYING C ); Litwhiler
singled to center [Litwhiler out at second (center to second)];
Hopp singled to left; Musial doubled to left [Hopp to third]; W.
Cooper was walked intentionally; Sanders popped to second;
Kurowski flied to center; 0 R, 3 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Cardinals 5,
Browns 0.

BROWNS 7TH: Mancuso made an out to right; BYRNES BATTED FOR
HOLLINGSWORTH; Byrnes walked; Gutteridge forced Byrnes (third to
second); Kreevich grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 1 LOB.  Cardinals 5, Browns 0.

CARDINALS 8TH: SHIRLEY REPLACED BYRNES (PITCHING); Marion struck
out; Verban singled to right; Brecheen forced Verban (pitcher to
shortstop); Litwhiler walked [Brecheen to second]; Hopp popped
to catcher in foul territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Cardinals
5, Browns 0.

BROWNS 8TH: Moore walked; Stephens singled to right [Moore to
third]; Laabs grounded into a double play (shortstop to second
to first) [Moore scored, Stephens out at second]; McQuinn
grounded out (shortstop to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 5, Browns 1.

CARDINALS 9TH: Musial grounded out (second to first); W. Cooper
tripled to center [W. Cooper out at home (center to shortstop to
catcher)]; Sanders made an out to right; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Cardinals 5, Browns 1.

BROWNS 9TH: Christman was called out on strikes; Mancuso singled
to left; TURNER BATTED FOR SHIRLEY; Turner flied to center;
Gutteridge walked [Mancuso to second]; Kreevich forced
Gutteridge (second to shortstop); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 2 LOB. 
Cardinals 5, Browns 1.

Final Totals      R   H   E  LOB
 Cardinals        5  12   0    9
 Browns           1   9   1   10

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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