1945 Replay
Sunday, September 30, 1945

 

1945 FINAL Replay Standings as of October 1, 1945

Batting Leaders | Pitching Leaders
Team Batting | Team Pitching

 
AMERICAN LEAGUE NATIONAL LEAGUE
W L GB Pct W L GB Pct
Washington Nationals 106 48 - .688 Chicago Cubs 100 54 - .649
New York Yankees 92 60 13.0 .605 St. Louis Cardinals 95 59 5.0 .617
St. Louis Browns 83 68 21.5 .550 Pittsburgh Pirates 88 66 12.0 .571
Detroit Tigers 73 80 32.5 .477 Boston Braves 82 71 17.5 .536
Chicago White Sox 70 80 34.0 .467 Brooklyn Dodgers 78 76 22.0 .506
Cleveland Indians 64 83 38.5 .435 New York Giants 75 78 24.5 .490
Boston Red Sox 64 90 42.0 .416 Cincinnati Reds 62 92 38.0 .403
Philadelphia Athletics 54 97 50.5 .358 Philadelphia Phillies 35 119 65.0 .227

 

 

SEASON HIGHLIGHTS

 

3+ Homers

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Chuck Workman Boston                               

3 homers, Boston vs Philadelphia, September 19

 

The Cycle

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Nick Etten New York

New York vs Boston

September 23

 

5+ Hits                                              

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Ford Garrison Philadelphia                         

5 hits

Philadelphia vs Boston

April 20

 

Hal Peck Philadelphia

5 hits

Boston vs Philadelphia                  

April 29

 

Eddie Stanky Brooklyn

5 hits

Brooklyn vs Philadelphia

May 6

 

Indian Bob Johnson Boston

5 hits

Boston vs Chicago

May 19

 

Debs Garms St. Louis

5 hits

St. Louis vs Philadelphia

May 20

 

Stan Hack Chicago

5 hits

Philadelphia vs Chicago

May 23

 

Wally Moses Chicago

5 hits                        

Chicago vs New York

May 25

 

Don Johnson Chicago

5 hits

Philadelphia vs Chicago

May 25

 

Bob Elliott Pittsburgh

5 hits

New York vs Pittsburgh

May 27

 

Jimmy Wasdell Philadelphia                                   

5 hits

Philadelphia vs St. Louis

May 27

 

Eddie Basinski Brooklyn

5 hits

Brooklyn vs Cincinnati

June 3

 

Jimmie Foxx Philadelphia

6 hits

Philadelphia vs Pittsburgh

June 3

 

Nap Reyes New York

5 hits

Brooklyn vs New York

June 5

 

Carden Gillenwater Boston

5 hits

Boston vs Philadelphia

June 7

 

Jimmy Outlaw Detroit

5 hits

Chicago vs Detroit

June 10

 

Buddy Kerr New York

5 hits

New York vs Brooklyn

June 12

 

Augie Bergamo St. Louis

5 hits

St. Louis vs New York

July 3

 

Tom McBride Boston

5 hits

Detroit vs Boston

July 13

 

Bill Nicholson Chicago

5 hits

Boston vs Chicago

July 14

 

Skeeter Newsome Boston

5 hits

Chicago vs Boston

July 20

 

Bill Salkeld Pittsburgh

5 hits

Boston vs Pittsburgh

July 21

 

Bud Metheny New York

5 hits

Philadelphia vs New York

July 29

 

Snuffy Stirnweiss New York

5 hits

Philadelphia vs New York

July 29

 

Doc Cramer Detroit

5 hits

St. Louis vs Detroit

August 2

 

Dick Siebert Philadelphia

5 hits

Philadelphia vs St. Louis

August 9

 

Clyde Kluttz New York

5 hits

St. Louis vs New York

August 11

 

Dutch Meyer Cleveland

5 hits

Philadelphia vs Cleveland

August 17

 

Hillis Layne Washington

5 hits

Washington vs Philadelphia

August 28

 

Don Johnson Chicago

5 hits

Chicago vs Pittsburgh

August 30

 

Milt Byrnes St. Louis

5 hits

St. Louis vs Philadelphia

September 9

 

Lou Finney St. Louis

6 hits

St. Louis vs Philadelphia

September 10

 

Red Schoendienst St. Louis

5 hits

Philadelphia vs St. Louis

September 16

 

Johnny Dickshot Chicago

5 hits

Chicago vs Boston

September 17

 

Tommy Holmes Boston

5 hits

Boston vs Cincinnati

September 18

 

Augie Galan Brooklyn

5 hits

Brooklyn vs Philadelphia

September 28

 

 

4+ XB Hits

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Lou Finney St. Louis

5 XB Hits

St. Louis vs Philadelphia

September 10

 

Tommy Holmes Boston

4 XB Hits

Boston vs Cincinnati

September 18

 

Chuck Workman Boston

4 XB Hits

Boston vs Philadelphia

September 19

 

 

8+ RBI

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Peanuts Lowrey Chicago

8 RBI

Philadelphia vs Chicago

May 23

 

Peanuts Lowrey Chicago

8 RBI

Philadelphia vs Chicago

May 25

 

Mark Christman St. Louis

10 RBI

St. Louis vs Boston

July 21

 

 

No-Hit Games

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Hal Gregg Brooklyn

St. Louis vs Brooklyn

August 12

 

Sig Jakucki St. Louis

Boston vs St. Louis

August 19

 

 

1-Hit Games

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Russ Christopher Philadelphia

Washington vs Philadelphia

April 18

 

Steve Gromek Cleveland

Cleveland vs Detroit

April 20

 

Dutch Leonard Washington

New York vs Washington

April 22

 

Al Benton Detroit

Detroit vs Cleveland

April 28

 

Boo Ferriss Boston

Chicago vs Boston

May 27

 

Preacher Roe Pittsburgh

Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh

June 6

 

Nels Potter St. Louis

St. Louis vs Detroit

June 13

 

Bob Logan Boston

Philadelphia vs Boston

June 13

 

Bill Dietrich Chicago

Detroit vs Chicago

June 18

 

Mort Cooper Boston

Cincinnati vs Boston

June 27

 

Dutch Leonard Washington

Washington vs Cleveland

July 1

 

Claude Passeau Chicago

Chicago vs Philadelphia

July 7

 

Boo Ferriss Boston

St. Louis vs Boston

July 22

 

Hal Newhouser Detroit

Chicago vs Detroit

July 27

 

Bill Bevens New York

New York vs Philadelphia

August 5

 

Roger Wolff Washington

Boston vs Washington

August 5

 

Russ Christopher Philadelphia

Philadelphia vs Detroit

August 19

 

Boom-Boom Beck Pittsburgh

Cincinnati vs Pittsburgh

August 23

 

Preacher Roe Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh vs St. Louis

September 3

 

Thornton Lee Chicago

Chicago vs Washington

September 11

 

Al Benton Detroit

Detroit vs Cleveland

September 20

 

Mort Cooper Boston

New York vs Boston

September 30

 

 

14+ whoofs

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Hal Newhouser Detroit

14 whiffs

Detroit vs Cleveland

April 29

 

Mort Cooper Boston

15 whiffs

Boston vs Philadelphia

June 6

 

Ralph Branca Brooklyn

14 whiffs

Brooklyn vs Philadelphia

September 21

 

Combined 1-Hitters

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Cleveland

Philadelphia vs Cleveland

May 20

 

New York

Cleveland vs New York

June 3

 

New York

New York vs Washington

September 2

 

Longest Winning Streak

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Red Barrett, 12 games. Starting 5/30.

 

Longest Losing Streak

Dick Barrett, 15 games (still in progress at season end)

 

Longest Team Winning Streak

Cards, 17 games, starting 7-8.

 

Longest Team Losing Streak

 

Phils, 16 games, starting 4-22.

 

 

 

April 22- Braves beat Phils in opener of doubleheader, 18-16-0/8-16-5.

May 1 – Red Sox win first of season, after going 0-11 in April, as they beat Nats, 3-6-0/1-5-0.

May 6- Browns beat Detroit in 15 innings in opener of doubleheader, 7-10-2/5-13-1.

May 12 – Nats beat Chisox in 17 innings, 5-12-0/1-10-0. Nats’ Dutch Leonard goes the first 15 innings (1ER, 8 hits). Chisox Haynes went first 13.

May 19 – Yanks take 2nd straight from Browns and move into sole possession of 1st place, by ½ game over St. Louis.

May 20 – Tigers’ Dizzy Trout and Nats’ Roger Wolff pitch 12 shutout innings before Tigers win 1-4-1/0-3-2 in 13. Chisox take Boston in nightcap of doubleheader, 5-17-0/4-16-2. Cards beat Phils in opener of twin-bill, 24-24-1/3-7-2. Deb Garms 5-5, 6 runs, double, triple; Johnny Hopp 4-5, 5 RBI, 5 runs, homer; Whitey Kurowksi 4-6, 4 RBI; Emil Verban 3-5, 5 RBI.

May 23 - Cubs beat Phils, 24-27-0/0-4-2. Every Cub starter had at least 2 hits, except Passeau (1 hit).

May 24 - Cubs beat Phils again, this time 19-19-1/3-11-4. Every Cub starter except pitcher has at least 1 hit.

May 25 – Nats beat Tribe in 16, 3-12-2/2-9-1. Cubs complete sweep of Phillies, taking finale, 23-26-1/4-6-5. Every Cub had at least 2 hits, except Hack with 1. "Swish" Nicholson 5-6, 4 runs, 4 RBI, double, homer. Don Johnson 5-7, 5 runs. Lowrey 4-6, 8 RBI.

May 27 – Pirates sweep Giants, taking nightcap, 15-24-1/7-12-0. Every Buc starter except pitcher had at least 1 hit (Elliot 5; Russell and Saltzgiver 4; Dahlgren and Gustine 3). Red Sox’s Boo Ferriss 1-hits (2 walks) Chicago in opener of doubleheader, 3-9-0/0-1-0. Only hit is Lopat single w/2 out in 3rd. Washington sweeps Tigers, taking nightcap in 16 innings, 3-11-3/2-11-0.

June 2 – Yanks Dubiel and Bevans combine on 1 hitter in nightcap against Tribe, 1-3-0/0-1-1. Bums beat Reds in opener of doubleheader, 16-20-1/7-12-2. Eddie basinski 5-6.

June 3 – Last place Phils sweep Pirates, taking nightcap, 20-25-1/5-11-3. Jimmy Foxx 6-6, 5 RBI, double. Every starter including pitcher had at least 1 hit. Phils took opener 12-7-3/11-16-1. Foxx 4 RBI in that game. In opener, every Pirate starter had at least 1 hit. In nightcap, Nats clobber White Sox, 17-15-4/1-7-1. Every starter excet Guerra had at least 1 hit. Binks 4-6, 6 RBI, homer.

June 6 – 1st place Braves beat Phils in 1st of twin-bill, 12-15-1/0-5-2 as Mort Cooper K’s 15 while not walking any.

June 7 – Braves sweep Phils, taking nightcap, 21-24-0/3-9-3. Every Boston starter had at least 1 hit. Butch Nieman 4-5, 5 runs, 6 RBI, 2 doubles. Gillenwater 5-7, 4 RBI, 2 doubles.

June 8 – Yanks (Bonham) shut out Bosox as Nats lose to A’s. NY and Washington now tied for 1st (27-16).

June 12 – Giants beat Bums, 20-21-1-/10-13-1. Every Giant starter including pitcher (Mungo) had at least 1 hit. Buddy Kerr 5-6, 5 RBI, 2 doubles. Starter Vic Lombardi gives up 12 runs (6 earned) in 3 IP.

June 14 – Tigers (Trout) and Browns (Jakucki) pitch 11 shutout innings before Tigers win 1-8-0/0-6-1 in bottom of 13th.

June 16 – Red Sox hit 3 straight homers (Indian Bob Johnson, Lazor, Culberson) in top of 8th against 1st place Nats in 6—5 win.

June 17 – Braves beat Bums, 16-15-1/3-6-3 in 1st of doubleheader. Medwick 3-6, homer, 6 RBI. Bums take nightcap, 15-19-1/13-14-2. Dixie Walker 3-5, 4 RBI. Senators’ Dutch Leonard wins 10th (10-1/0.79), beating Boston in 1st of doubleheader, 3-8-0/0-5-0.

June 23 – Giants beat Phils, 17-17-1/3-5-3. Every Giant starter except Voiselle had at least 1 hit. Kluttz 2-5, 5 RBI, grand slam.

June 24 – Red Sox take 2 from Nats as Chicago sweeps Tribe, dropping Nats into 2nd, 2 games behind Chisox.

June 28 – Cubs and Bums split as Cavaretta goes 6-9. Now batting .448.

June 30 – Reds beat Phils, 14-22-3/7-15-4. Steve Mesner 4-4. 4 RBI, 3 runs.

 July 1- Yanks take opener against Chisox, 15-22-1/4-10-0. Stirnweiss and Derry 4-6 (Derry 5 RBI). Every Yank starter except Borowy had at least 1 hit.

July 3 – Cards beat Giants, 16-21-0/1-9-2. Bergamo 5-6, 4 RBI, Adams 3-6 5 RBI, Sanders 4-6, 3 RBI. Pirates beat Phils, 17-19-2/3-3-4. Every starter had at least 1 hit. Dahlgren 3-3, 3 runs, homer, 5 RBI. Al Lopez 4 RBI, 2-6. July 6- Cubs beat Phils in opener, 26-29-0/3-8-5. Every Cub starter had at least 2 hits. Cavaretta now .445. Cubs drop nightcap and now (with Cards) are ½ back of Braves.

July 7 – Yanks (Zuber, 4-2/2.70) shut out Tigers (Newhourser, 11-6/1.68), 4-3-2/0-4-3.

July 8 – Cubs beat Phils in opener, 15-18-2/1-3-2. Every starter, including pitcher Erickson, had at least 1 hit. Cubs take nightcap 7-0 (Cavaretta now at .434) and now lead NL by 1 over Cards and 1 ½ over Boston. Phils’ starter Barrett now 1-14, 8.49. Chisox beat A’s in opener, 15-16-0/3-13-2.

July 15 – Giants and Cubs split, with Cubs taking nightcap in 15 innings, 4-12-0/3-15-2. Ccards sweep Braves and move into 1st, ½ ahead of Cubs, 5 ahead of Pirates (.551) and Braves (.550).

July 18 – Giants beat Pittsburgh in opener, 16-11-1/1-6-5. Lockeman 4-5, 5 RBI, double, homer. .356.

July 19 – Braves sweep Reds, taking nightcap, 20-23-0/1-6-1 after taking opener 7-0. Every Brave starter had at least 1 hit. Shupe 4-7, 3 runs, 5 RBI, 2 doubles. Holmes, Nieman, Workman, Hofferth, Joost all had 3 hits.

July 21 – Browns (Potter) beat Boston, 17-12-0/2-8-4. Christman 10 RBI, 4-6, 2 homers, 3 runs. Cards beat Bums 7-6 and have now won 14 straight.

July 24 – Cards beat Bums on Adams’ homer in bottom of 9th. Cards have now won 16 straight and lead Cubs by 2 ½. Bums now 43-47 (6th).

July 26 – Red Ruffing shutsout the A’s 6-0 (8 hits, 4 walks) in his first ’45 appearance. Cards lost to Pirates, 12-10, breaking their 14 game streak.

July 27 – Newhouser (15-6,1.51) 1 hits Chisox, 7-17-2/0-1-0 (2 walks).

July 28 – Yanks beat A’s in opener of doubleheader, 16-22-0/4-9-1. Every Yank except Bonham had at least 1 hit. Stirnweiss 5-6, 5 runs, double, triple. Methany 5-5, 4 runs, 5 RBI, homer. Grimes 3-4, 4 RBI. Cubs take 2 from Reds as Cards split w/Pirates. Borowy debuts for Cubs, beating Reds in nightcap in CG, 5-11-1/1-5-1. Cubs move into 1st, 1 ahead of Cards.

August 1 – Yanks beat Red Sox as A’s (Flores and Newsom) sweep Nats. Yanks (56-34, .622) and Nats (55-33, .625) now tied for 1st.

August 2 – Tigers beat Browns in 20 innings (longest game in 1945 replay), 5-14-1/4-13-4. Doc Cramer 5-8, triple, homer. Cubs lose to Pirates as Cards recalim 1st (now 1 up).

August 3 – Bums take opener of twinbill against Braves, 18-20-0/3-5-2. Every starter except Bordegaray had at least 1 hit. Goody Rosen 4-5, 3 runs, triple, 4 RBI. Dixie Walker 3-5, 5 RBI, 2 doubles.

August 5 – Roger Wolff pitches 1 hitter (3 walks) against Red Sox in nightcap, 7-12-0/0-1-1. Yanks split w/A’s and are now 3 back. Cards drop 2 to Pirates and are now ½ behind Cubs who split w/Reds.

August 9 – A’s beat Browns in 16, 6-17-1/3-4-3. A’s Dick Siebert 5-7.

August 11- Giants beat Cards, 22-20-1/2-12-4. Kluttz 5-5, 7 RBI. Every Giant including pitcher (Zabala) had at least 1 hit. Cards’ Schoendienst 4-4. Cubs lose to Braves but remain 1 up over Cards.

August 12 – Bums’ Hal Gregg (12-13/3.93) no-hits Cards in nightcap, winning 4-5-0/2-0-1 (6 walks).

August 17 – Bums beat Cubs 5-4 with 4 in bottom of 9th, as Cards beat Phils in 14 innings, 4-1, and move back into 1st, ½ up over Cubs.

August 19- Browns’ Sig Jakucki (8-12/3.45) no hits Bosox in opener, winning 2-5-0/0-0-0 (5 walks).

August 24 – Cubs (72-44) beat Cards (73-45) 1-0 in 10 to move into tie. Cubs ahead by 2 percentage points.

August 25 – Giants and Bums split, with NY taking opener 6-5 in 10 and dropping nightcap, 18-18-1/1-7-1. Gordy Rosen 4-5, 3 runs, 4 RBI. Sandlock 4-5, 3 RBI.

August 26 –Cards’ Red Barrett wins his 20th (20-4/2.82), beating Cubs, 5-0. Cards now 2 up over Chicago. Chisox’s Papish and Browns’ Muncrief hook up in 14 inning game, as Chicago wins 1-0. Nats and Yanks split; Wshington now leads NY by 9 ½.

September 1 – Cubs beat Cards, 16-19-0/0-3-3 and move ½ game into 1st. Every Cub had at least 1 hit. Johnson and Pafko (4 RBI) had 4 hits. Tigers’ Newhouser (20-8/1.65) beats Bob Feller (1-2/2.33) in 10 inning 3-2 game.

September 2 – Cubs sweep Cards, taking nightcap, 6-5 in 12, moving 2 ½ up.

September 3 – Yanks’ Derry, Keller and Etten hit back-to-back-to-back homers in top of 1st in opener against A’s. Then, in top of 3rd, Keller, Etten and Robinson do it again. NY hits 7 homers in game. Pirates sweep Cards as Cubs sweep Reds; Cubs now up by 4 ½.

September 6 – Yanks (Ruffing) beat Tigers in opener, 16-20-3/2-8-1. Stirnweiss 4-6; Keller 2 homers, 4 RBI, 3-4. Every Yank starter except Ruffing had at least 1 hit.

September 7 – Nats win as NY loses and falls back 10 ½ games (magic number is now 22). Cubs and Cards win (Cubs’ 13th straight); Cubs magic number drops to 26.

September 8 – Giants (Feldman) beat Cubs, 4-1, breaking their 13 game streak.

September 9 – Cards beat Giants in 19 innings in opener, 5-10-0/4-14-3.

September 10 – Nats’ Dutch Leonard (20-5/1.49) wins his 20th in opener against Chisox, 3-6-1/2-6-1. Nats score winning run in bottom of 9th.

September 12 – Yanks sweep Chisox, taking nightcap, 15-19-2/5-11-3. Every starter except pitcher Bevans had at least 1 hit. Stainback and Aaron Robinson each had 4 RBI.

September 19 – Cards take 2nd straight from Cubs and 7th in a row, to move within 1 ½ of Chicago. Cubs’ Magic Number is still 8.

September 20 – Cards (Brecheen) conclude sweep of Cubs and are now only ½ back, as they win 2-0 on an 8-hitter.

September 23 – Bums sweep Phils, taking opener, 8-7 (scoring 3 in bottom of 9th) and taking nightcap, 17-19-0/3-8-2. Every Bum had at least 1 hit. Sandlock 4-5, 3 RBI.Galan, Walker, Stevens, Olmo each had 3 hits. Phils now 34-118.

September 25 – Cards (Brecheen) beat Cubs, 2-6-0/0-3-2 and move 1 behind Cubs with 4 remaining.

September 26 – Cubs’ Merullo singles in tying and winning runs in bottom of 9th as Cubs come back to beat Cards, 4-9-1/3-7-0. Cubs move 2 up; Magic Number drops to 3.

September 27 – Cubs sweep Reds and clinch tie.

September 29 – Cubs’ Borowy wins his 20th (20-10/1.77), 5-1, in opener against Pittsburgh, as Cubs clinch.

September 30 – Braves’ Mort Cooper (12-7/3.19) pitches 1 hitter in nightcap finale against Giants, winning 4-7-2/0-1-1.