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Los Angeles Dodgers 5 Chicago Cubs 2

+ Boxscore: Wed, August 30,1961
1961-08-29 - 1961-08-31
  123 456 789  R H E
Los Angeles Dodgers (73-52)020 201 000 570
Chicago Cubs (54-74)000 100 100 271
Date of Game: Wed, August 30,1961
Stadium: Wrigley Field
Attendance: 11,292
Time of Game: 2:22

Feats and Milestones
Dick Drott:Threw 75% strikes
Larry Sherry:Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Winning Pitcher: Johnny Podres (17-4)
Losing Pitcher: Dick Ellsworth (7-9)
Save: Larry Sherry (15)

Home Runs: Charlie Neal (9), Ron Santo (19), Norm Sherry (4)
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AL - Standings (on this date)
TeamWLPctGBLRFRADiffStrk
NYA8745.659--682518164W1
DET8647.6471.5701540161L2
CIN7953.5988.061156843L1
LAN7352.58410.559555738W2
BAL7957.58110.0607507100W1
SFN6957.54815.062953594W1
MLN6958.54315.560855454L1
CHA7062.53017.061958336W6
SLN6761.52318.058355429L2
CLE6666.50021.0608612-4W2
PIT6164.48822.556554817W1
BOS6473.46725.5623685-62W3
MIN5674.43130.0577645-68L1
CHN5474.42231.0580666-86L2
WS25079.38835.5520634-114L12
KC14686.34841.0540727-187L6
PHI3891.29547.5487676-189W2
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    Los Angeles Dodgers Batting
    LANPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Maury Willsss28.3324
    00000.29434412626
    Jim Gilliamlf-3b32.3174
    00001.24912934256
    Tommy Daviscf-lf22.1624
    01000.28822815577
    Frank Howardrf-lf25.0224
    00001.29820913370
    Willie Daviscf21.137000000.25313212438
    Gil Hodges1b37.1483
    00011.25116586223
    Daryl Spencer3b32.0482
    21000.24589010381
    Ron Fairlyph-rf23.0492
    00000.3072217260
    Charlie Neal2b30.2124
    22201.2546999453
    Norm Sherryc30.0454
    12300.284784160
    Johnny Podresp28.3343
    01001.234260060
    Larry Sherryp26.0361
    00000.167129010
    Totals3557515.2719836141-
    Chicago Cubs Batting
    CHNPosAgeABRHBIBBSOAVGsG#cG#sHRsRBIsSB
    Al Heistcf33.3303
    00001.2581467373
    Bob Willph-rf30.0461
    00000.262282080
    Don Zimmer2b30.2254
    01002.25666911355
    Ernie Banksss30.2114
    01001.288107023641
    George Altmanrf-cf28.1634
    00002.30935422746
    Billy Williamslf23.0764
    00000.28014721735
    Ron Santo3b21.1874
    11102.29322119732
    Andre Rodgers1b26.2712
    11021.2442535181
    Dick Bertellc25.3034
    02101.283872310
    Dick Ellsworthp21.1611
    00001.04756000
    Richie Ashburnph34.1641
    01000.25116400144
    Dick Drottp25.060000000.235127000
    Jim McAnanyph24.3601
    00001.16781000
    Don Elstonp32.146000000.222266000
    Totals33272212.27410805399-
    Game Stats
    2B: Dick Bertell (7), Don Zimmer (22)
    3B: Charlie Neal (1)
    HR: Charlie Neal (9), Norm Sherry (4), Ron Santo (19)
    RBI: Charlie Neal (45), Norm Sherry (16), Dick Bertell (31), Ron Santo (73)
    GDP: Dick Bertell (6)
    Los Angeles Dodgers Pitching
    LANAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Johnny Podres28.334W 17-467222513.410.0528252206
    Larry Sherry26.036SV 1530000703.980.004813113
    Totals9.07222121--
    Chicago Cubs Pitching
    CHNAgeDecIPHRERBBSOHRERAWHIPsG#cG#cGS
    Dick Ellsworth21.161L 7-955441224.280.04296152
    Dick Drott25.060-22110104.440.023113583
    Don Elston32.146-20000205.910.004326613
    Totals9.0755152--
    Other Game Information
    WP: Johnny Podres (5)

    Pitches-Strikes-Balls: Johnny Podres 88-52-36, Larry Sherry 41-30-11, Dick Ellsworth 77-46-31, Dick Drott 24-18-6, Don Elston 22-13-9
    Total Batters Faced: Johnny Podres 26, Larry Sherry 9, Dick Ellsworth 22, Dick Drott 8, Don Elston 6
    Groundballs-Flyballs: Johnny Podres 7-11, Larry Sherry 1-1, Dick Ellsworth 13-6, Dick Drott 4-3, Don Elston 2-2

    Umpires: HP: Augie Donatelli 1B: Tony Venzon 2B: Frank Secory 3B: Ed Sudol


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