1946 Replay
Monday, September 30, 1946

FINAL Stats

AL League Leaders | NL League Leaders
Team Hitting | Team Pitching

Current Standings

American League

W

L

Pct

GB

Boston Red Sox

100

55

.645

-

New York Yankees

98

56

.636

1.5

Detroit Tigers

87

68

.561

13.0

Washington Nationals

81

73

.526

18.5

Cleveland Indians

79

75

.513

20.5

Chicago White Sox

73

81

.474

26.5

St. Louis Browns

60

94

.390

39.5

Philadelphia Athletics

39

115

.253

60.5

National League

W

L

Pct

GB

Brooklyn Dodgers

93

61

.604

-

Boston Braves

92

62

.597

1.0

St. Louis Cardinals

84

70

.545

9.0

New York Giants

78

76

.506

15.0

Chicago Cubs

75

79

.487

18.0

Cincinnati Reds

73

81

.474

20.0

Pittsburgh Pirates

68

86

.442

25.0

Philadelphia Phillies

53

101

.344

40.0

 

                           

 

SEASON HIGHLIGHTS             

 

3+ Homers

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Chuck Workman Boston                                     

3 homers

Boston vs New York

May 26

 

Hank Greenberg Detroit

3 homers

Chicago vs Detroit

July 3

 

Ted Williams Boston

3 homers

Cleveland vs Boston

July 14

 

 

The Cycle

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Jeff Heath St. Louis

Washington vs St. Louis                 

July 31

 

 

5+ Hits

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Dom DiMaggio Boston

5 hits

Boston vs Washington

April 17

 

Johnny Hopp Boston

5 hits

Boston vs New York

April 25

 

John Berardino St. Louis

5 hits

St. Louis vs Chicago

April 28

 

Tommy Neill Boston

5 hits

Philadelphia vs Boston

April 28

 

Bob Brady Boston

5 hits

Philadelphia vs Boston

April 28

 

Spore Johnson Chicago

5 hits

New York vs Chicago

May 3

 

Cecil Travis Washington

5 hits

Washington vs St. Louis

May 22

 

Johnny Mize New York

5 hits

Boston vs New York

May 26

 

Stan Musial St. Louis

5 hits

St. Louis vs Cincinnati

May 26

 

Del Ennis Philadelphia

5 hits

Philadelphia vs Chicago

June 10

 

Lee Handley Pittsburgh

5 hits

Pittsburgh vs Philadelphia

June 16

 

Max West Cincinnati

5 hits

Cincinnati vs New York

June 18

 

Peanuts Lowrey Chicago

5 hits

Chicago vs Philadelphia

June 18

 

Bert Haas Cincinnati

5 hits

Cincinnati vs Philadelphia

June 22

 

Johnny Pesky Boston

6 hits

Boston vs Cleveland

June 23

 

Hank Greenberg Detroit

5 hits

Chicago vs Detroit

July 1

 

Jake Early Washington

5 hits

St. Louis vs Washington

July 15

 

Hoot Evers Detroit

5 hits

Detroit vs Washington

July 18

 

Jeff Heath St. Louis

5 hits

Washington vs St. Louis

July 31

 

Vern Stephens St. Louis

5 hits

Washington vs St. Louis

August 1

 

Tom McBride Boston

5 hits

Boston vs Detroit

August 2

 

Vern Stephens St. Louis

5 hits

Philadelphia vs St. Louis

August 4

 

Jerry Priddy Washington

5 hits

Cleveland vs Washington

August 21

 

Mark Christman St. Louis

5 hits

St. Louis vs New York

August 24

 

Thurman Tucker Chicago

5 hits

Cleveland vs Chicago

August 31

 

Eddie Robinson Cleveland

5 hits

Cleveland vs Detroit

September 5

 

Babe Young New York

5 hits

New York vs Philadelphia

September 9

 

Red Schoendienst St. Louis

5 hits

St. Louis vs Brooklyn

September 14

 

Jack Graham New York

5 hits

Philadelphia vs New York

September 28

 

 

4+ XB Hits

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Nick Etten New York

4 XB Hits

New York vs Philadelphia

April 17

Bob Elliott Pittsburgh")

4 XB Hits

Brooklyn vs Pittsburgh

June 5

 

4 XB Hits

Brooklyn vs Pittsburgh

June 5

 

Pat Seerey Cleveland

4 XB Hits

Cleveland vs Boston

June 11

 

Jeff Heath St. Louis

4 XB Hits

Washington vs St. Louis

July 31

 

Mickey Vernon Washington

4 XB Hits

St. Louis vs Washington

August 26

 

 

8+ RBI

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Johnny Hopp Boston

8 RBI

Chicago vs Boston

August 3

 

 

No-Hit Games

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Johnny Beazley St. Louis

St. Louis vs Chicago

May 28

 

Dizzy Trout Detroit

Washington vs Detroit

July 24

 

Jesse Flores Philadelphia

Philadelphia vs Detroit

July 28

 

 

1-Hit Games

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Kirby Higbe Brooklyn

New York vs Brooklyn

April 20

 

Roger Wolff Washington

New York vs Washington

April 28

 

Hal Gregg Brooklyn

Boston vs Brooklyn

May 10

 

Bob Carpenter New York

St. Louis vs New York

May 22

 

Bob Feller Cleveland

Chicago vs Cleveland

May 30

 

Boo Ferriss Boston

Detroit vs Boston

June 9

 

Vic Lombardi Brooklyn

St. Louis vs Brooklyn

June 21

 

Bob Feller Cleveland

Boston vs Cleveland

June 21

 

Hal Newhouser Detroit

Detroit vs St. Louis

June 30

 

Spud Chandler New York

Cleveland vs New York

July 11

 

Bill Zuber Boston

Chicago vs Boston

July 19

 

Murry Dickson St. Louis

Boston vs St. Louis

July 20

 

Hal Newhouser Detroit

Philadelphia vs Detroit

July 27

 

Hank Wyse Chicago

Chicago vs Boston

August 4

 

Johnny Sain Boston

Boston vs Philadelphia

August 6

 

Bill Wight New York

New York vs Washington

August 8

 

Randy Gumpert New York

Chicago vs New York

August 20

 

Bob Feller Cleveland

Cleveland vs Washington

August 20

 

Mel Harder Cleveland

Cleveland vs Philadelphia

August 23

 

Ed Heusser Cincinnati

Brooklyn vs Cincinnati

August 24

 

Boo Ferriss Boston

Detroit vs Boston

August 29

 

Hal Newhouser Detroit

Cleveland vs Detroit

September 4

 

Howie Pollet St. Louis

Pittsburgh vs St. Louis

September 7

 

Dave Koslo New York

Pittsburgh vs New York

September 11

 

Randy Gumpert New York

New York vs Detroit

September 13

 

Bob Feller Cleveland

Philadelphia vs Cleveland

September 15

 

Kirby Higbe Brooklyn

Pittsburgh vs Brooklyn

September 18

 

Virgil Trucks Detroit

Philadelphia vs Detroit

September 19

 

Ken Raffensberger Philadelphia

Philadelphia vs Brooklyn

September 23

 

Nick Strincevich Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh vs Chicago

September 25

 

 

14+ whoofs

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Hal Newhouser Detroit

15 whiffs

Detroit vs St. Louis

June 30

 

Kirby Higbe Brooklyn

15 whiffs

Philadelphia vs Brooklyn

September 3

 

Kirby Higbe Brooklyn

14 whiffs

Philadelphia vs Brooklyn

September 26

Combined 1-Hitters

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New York

Chicago vs New York

July 20

Detroit

Philadelphia vs Detroitç ========= (NEWHOUSER ALONE)

July 27

 

Longest Winning Streak

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Bums, 14 games, starting 6-30.

 

Longest Losing Streak

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A’s, 15 games, starting 7-28.

 

Longest Winning Streak

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Ed Wright, 11 games, starting 6-24 (still in progress)

 

Longest Losing Streak

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Monte Kennedy, 15 games, starting 5-19.

 

 

April 25 - Blackwell and Pollet both pitch 12 inning CG as Cards win 1-8-0/0-4-1 on Musial homer in top of 12th. Braves beat Giants, 18-26-1/5-15-2. Hopp 5-7, homer, triple, 6 RBI, 4 runs. Every Brave starter except Roberge (1 hit) had at least 2 hits.

April 26 - Red Sox hit 3 consecutive homers (Culberson, Pesky, Williams) as Boston beats A’s, 8-2.

April 30 - Tribe hits 3 homers in a row (Hank Edwards, Les Fleming, Ken Keltner) against Yanks’ Page. Yanks go on to win 5-4 in 11.

 

May 11 - Yanks win 11th in a row, beating 2nd place Bosox for 2nd straight time. NY is now 21-3.

May 12 - Browns beat Tribe in nightcap of twin-bill, 18-20-3/9-15-4. Browns’ starting pitcher Tex Shirley has 4 RBI.

May 26 - Yanks drop twin-bill to Boston, losing their 4th in row, as they are swept in 3 game series. Boston and NY are now tied for 1st at 25-13.

May 29 - Yanks drop 7th straight and 2nd straight to Nats, dropping 1 behind Boston.

May 30 - Tigers’ Dizzy Trout pitches 17 inning CG win over Browns, 1-12-0/0-7-2. Outlaw and Paul Richards back-to-back doubles in top of 17th produce the only run. Browns take nightcap, 6-5, in 15 innings.

 

June 3 - Yanks move back into 1st by 1 game as they beat St. Louis as Boston drops 2 to Chisox.

June 11 - Bums score 8 in top of 9th to beat Cards, 9-7-2/5-7-1. Reese 2-5, 4 RBI.

June 12 - Bums come back again, this time scoring 4 in top of 9th to beat Cards 7-10-0/6-14-2. Schoendienst 4-6, Musial 4-5. Musial now batting .431.

June 20 - Red Sox beat Browns, 16-17-1/0-4-3. Every Boston starter except pitcher Dobson had at least 1 hit. Williams 2 homers, 5 RBI.

June 21 - Bums’ Vic Lombardi pitches 1 hitter against Cards, 4-8-0/0-1-0. Feller pitches no-hitter against Boston for 8 1/3 until Williams singles. Boston then scores 2 and holds on to beat Feller 2-1.

June 23 - Braves beat Pirates, 25-17-0/2-6-3 after scoring 10 in bottom of 3rd, 6 in 4th, and 4 mor ein 5th. Herman 4-5, 5 RBI, homer. Sain now 11-0/1.52.

June 29 - Boston beats Nats, 18-17-1/5-6-3.

June 30 - Newhouser pitches 1 hitter against Browns in opener of doubleheader, winning 7-18-0/0-1-0. Only hit is Helf single with 2 outs in bottom of 8th. Newhouser K’s 15, walks 2.

July 4- Chisox’s Eddie Smith pitches 17 inning CG 7-hit shutout (1-9-2/0-7-2) against Browns in opener of doubleheader. Browns’ Jackie Kramer pitches first 15. Wally Moses drives in game’s only run on force-out in bottom of 17th.

July 7 - Bums at All Star break move into 2nd, as they take 2 from Braves. Dixie Walker now hitting .342; Whitman .338. Pirates’ Ostermuller (10-1/0.99) shuts-out Cards 3-8-1/0-2-0 in opener of doubleheader and does the same 2-5-0/0-3-1) in nightcap. Cards drop 3 back (3rd place).

 

July 11 - In 1st game after All Star break, Spud Chandler pitches no hitter (1-3-0/0-1-0, 2 walks) against Cleveland (Feller) until 2 outs in top of 9th when George Case singles. Spud now 11-3/1.80; Feller now 13-5/1.99. Bums (Hatten) beat Cubs 4-3 for their 10th straight as Reds beat Braves 7-6. Bums now tied w/Braves in 1st at 44-31. Cards 2 back at 42-33.

July 12 - Bums move into sole possession of 1st as they beat Cubs 4-2, winning their 11th straight as Braves loses their 6th straight, this time to Reds in 12, 5-4 (Hatton HR in bottom of 12th). Bums now lead NL over Boston by 1. Cubs have lost 5 straight and are now in 4th, 5 back of Brooklyn.

July 13 - Bums win 12th straight, beating Cubs 4-1 as Braves drop their 7th straight, losing opener of doubleheader to Reds. Braves now 2 back. Cards then drop nightcap in 10, falling into tie w/Cards, 2 ½ back of Brooklyn.

July 14 - Bums win 14th straight, as Higbe shutsout Cards 2-5-1/0-2-1 in first game of doubleheader. Bums now 3 up over Braves, 3 ½ over Cards. Dodgers take nightcap 7-2 for 15th straight. Red Sox beat Tribe in 1st game of doubleheader, 17-18-1/0-3-0. Williams 4-5, 3 homers, 4 runs. 6 RBI, 13 TB.

July 15 - Bums lose 5-4 to Cards in 10, ending 14 game winning streak. Now lead Braves by 1 ½, as Braves beat Pittsburgh. Cards 3 ½ back.

July 16 - Phill’s Schoolboy Rowe and Reds’ Ewell Blackwell team up in 14 inning 1-0 win, 1-5-0/0-10-2, as Reds score only run in bottom of 14th. Rowe now 8-5, 1.77; Blackwell now 5-5, 2.27.

July 19 - Tigers beat Nats, 19-25-1/2-5-1. Hoot Evers 5-5, 5 runs, 3 RBI. Jimmy Outlaw 4-5. Both had been under .200.

July 20 - Cards’ Murry Dickson (10-3, 2.45) pitches 1 hitter (3-7-0/1-1-1), to beat Braves’ Sain (13-4, 1.60). Only hit is Culler’s 2nd inning double. Cards now 3 behind Bums, Braves 4 ½ back. Spud Chandler and Randy Gumpert combine on 1 hitter but Yanks lose to White Sox, 2-1-0/1-5-2 as Boston beats Browns 3-2 in 10 and move to 1 back.

July 21 - Red Sox (58-33) take 2 from Browns as Yanks (57-32) split with White Sox and move into tie w/NY. Yanks lead by .003. Nats’ Haefner pitches no-hitter for 8 1/3 innings until Tribe’s Hank Edwards doubles in top of 9th. Nats win 2-5-1/1-2-1. In nightcap, Tribe wins in 16, 3-10-2/2-9-3, as shortstop Robertson mis-throws Hegan grounder in top of 16th. Early Wynn pitches first 14.2 innings for Nats in his first ’46 start.

July 24 - Yanks beat Browns 5-2 as Boston loses to Chisox’s Grove, 3-6-1/0-5-1. Red Sox now 1 back.

July 25 - Cards split with Giants, winning nightcap, 19-17-0/4-9-0. Musial 3-5, 5 RBI, homer, 3 runs. Now batting .434. Cards 3 ½ back of Brooklyn.

July 27 - Ted Williams continues his Consecutive On Base Streak (now 78 straight games). Newhouser goes 16-5 as he 1 hits A’s, 3-4-1/0-1-1. Gives up 1 walk. Only hit is Terry Stainback single in top 0f 3rd.

 

July 29 - Nats blast Tribe in nightcap of doubleheader, 17-26-2/5-8-0. Every Nat starter, including pitcher (Wynn), had at least 2 hits. Stan Spence 4-6, 5 RBI. Wynn wins his 1st (1-0, 1.90).

July 30 - Cards’ Pollet loses no-hitter with 2 outs in bottom of 8th, as PH Ferrel Anderson doubles. Cards win 5-9-0/0-2-1 and move to 3 ½ back.

August 1 - Browns beat Nats, 16-22-0/3-9-2. Vern Stephens 5-6, 2 homers, 3 runs, 5 RBI, 11 TB.

August 3 - Dodgers increase lead to 4 ½ as Cards drop 2nd straight to Phils., 14-16-0/4-10-0. Braves (Spahn) beat Cubs, 18-18-1/4-5-2. Every Brave starter except Culler had at least 1 hit, including Spahn.

August 8 - Yanks’ Bill Wight 1-hits Nats, 10-14-0/0-1-0 (2 walks), in opener of doubleheader.

August 9 - Braves (Spahn) beat Giants, 21-15-0/2-7-1. Giants’ Monte Kennedy now 1-16, 5.43.

August 10 - Yanks’ Tiny Bonham (7-2, 2.17)beats Red Sox 2-4-1/0-2-0 for NY’s 2nd straight win over 2nd place Sox. Yanks now 2 ½ up.

August 11 - Yanks sweep series, taking doubleheader over Boston, 3-1 (Spud Chandler) and then 7-2 (Joe Page). NY now 4 ½ up.

August 15 - Braves take doubleheader from Phils, 12-12-1/0-3-4 and 16-18-0/0-2-1. In 2nd game every starter had at least 1 hit.

August 18 - Reds take doubleheader from Cards (5-3, VanderMeer, and 1-7-2/0-5-0, Ed Heusser). Cards now 7 back of Bums, tied with Braves (61-50, 60-49, respectively) who split w/Giants (Giants’ Monte Kennedy loses nightcap and is now 1-17, 5.49). Red Sox take 2 from Yanks and move to 3 ½ back.

August 20 - Yanks’ Randy Gumpert 1 hits (Appling 1st inning single) Chisox (Lopat), 1-8-1/0-1-0. Relinquishes 2 walks.

August 21 - Cleveland beats Nats, 16-20-1/12-15-1.

August 24 - Yanks get clobbered by Browns, losing 3rd straight to them, 21-21-3/6-12-0. Mark Christman (.324) 5-5, 5 RBI. NY now only ½ game ahead of Boston. Williams reaches base in 100th straight game but Boston loses opener of doubleheader to Chisox, 5-4. Boston takes nightcap 6-5.

August 25 - Yanks drop 4th straight, to Newhouser 19-7/1.31), 8-13-0/0-3-0, as Boston splits w/Cleveland to move into 1st place tie w/NY (NY 80-43, .650; Boston 81-44, .648). Sox’ Boo Feriss becomes season’s 1st 20 game winner in opener (20-7/2.00); Tribe’s Reynolds wins nightcap. Braves beat Pirates in 1st game of doubleheader, 22-19-2/4-11-0. Every starter, except 3B Fernandez, had at least 1 hit.

August 27 - Berra pinch-hits 3 run homer in bottom of 7th to put NY ahead of Tigers. Yanks hold on and win 5-3 and move ½ game up on Boston.

August 30 - Ted Williams’ 107 game On Base streak ends when he pinch-hits and makes out in game against A’s (Flores, in relief).

August 31 - Boston beats A’s and moves ½ game into first as Yanks lose 4-2 to Washington. Newhouser wins his 20th (20-7/1.33), beating Browns, 10-2. Chisox (Papish) beats Tribe, 17-18-0/0-6-1. Every Chisox starter except pitcher had at least 1 hit. Thurman Tucker 5-6.

 

September 1 - Yanks blow late inning lead and lose to Nats as Washington scores 1 in 8th and 2 in bottom of 9th to win, 3-2. But Boston drops one to A’s, 2-1 and they remain only ½ up.

September 2 - Yanks start out with 5-0 1st inning lead over Boston, on homers by DiMag, Aaron Robinson and Lindell, but Boston then scores 5 in top of 7th and holds on to win, 7-7-1/6-12-3. Boston now leads NY by 1 ½ games.

September 3 - Yanks lose to Boston again, this time 4-8-3/2-5-1 and fall 2 ½ back as Boston’s magic number drops to 20. Yanks have now lost 4 straight. Bums’ Kirby Higbe whiffs 15 as Brooklyn beats Phils, 3-6-1/1-3-0. Bums now 6 up over Braves; magic number now 20. Tribe blasts Browns, 14-21-1/4-8-1 as each starter has at least 2 hits (except for keltner, 1).

September 4 – Yanks’ Bevens homers and wins his 20th (20-5, 2.24), beating A’s 13-3. Phils beat Giants, 18-26-0/7-9-1. Every Phil starter had at least 1 hit. Phils had 50 AB. Wyrostek, Newsome, Tabor and Ennis (6 RBI) each had 4 hits.

September 6 – Yanks (Cuddles Marshall) beat A’s, 17-14-3/4-7-0. DiMag 4 hits, Marshall 3-4, 3 runs, 1 RBI.

September 8 – Yanks drop 2 to Nats (3-2, Wynn over 20 game winner Bevens) and then 9-5. NY now 3 ½ back. Boston’s magic number drops to 13. Sox’s Hughson wins his 20th (20-5/2.10), Boston’s 7th straight, beating A’s 10-2. Braves take 2 from Phils for their 9th straight as Bums lose to Giants. Braves now 3 back. Feller wins his 20th (20-13/2.28), as Tribe comes back in bottom of 9th to beat Browns in nightcap, 4-3. Feller K’s 11, raising season total to 309. Newhouser K’s 12, winning his 22nd (22-7/1.31) beating Chisox 5-1 in first game of doubleheader. Sheldon Jones wins his 1st start, beating Phils 14-21-0/0-7-3.

September 10 – Yanks (Chandler) lose to Tribe 2-1 as Cleve scores a run in bottom of 8th, as Bosox lose to Tigers (Hutchinson), 6-2. But Boston Magic Number drops to 12 as NY is now 4 behind with 16 games remaining.

September 11 - Yanks lose to Cleveland (Allie Reynolds), 5-1, as Boston loses to Tigers (Trout), 1-6-0/0-2-0. Boston’s Magic Number drops to 11.

September 12 – Yanks beat Detroit but Boston beats Cleveland (Feller) and magic number drops to 10. Bums beat Cards and their magic number drops to 15. Musial has now dropped to .402.

September 13 – Yanks (Gumpert, 12-4/1.60) 1 hit Tigers (Newhouser, 22-8/1.34), winning 2-4-0/0-1-0. Wakefield gets only Tgier hit, disputed single in bottom of 4th. But Red Sox’s Hughson (21-5/2.03) beats Tribe, 3-8-0/0-3-1. Sox Magic Number drops to 9. Bums’ Hatten beats Cards, 6-1, as Dodgers’ Magic Number drops to 14. Musial now at .403. Braves take 2 from Pirates and are now only 2 ½ back. Ted Williams now leading triple crown (tied w/Doerr at 138 RBI).

September 14 – Yanks (Chandler) lose 7-3 to Tigers (Hutchinson) as Cullenbine hits grand slam. Magic number drops to 8. Bums come back on 3 run homer by Medwick in top of 8th, to beat St. Louis, 5-6-1/4-9-0. Musial 0-5, now .400. Magic Number now 12 as Pirates’ Gerhauser shuts-out Braves (Sain), 1-0..

September 15 – Yanks split w/Browns as Bevens wins his 22nd in nightcap, but Magic Number drops to 5 as Boston takes 2 from Chisox. NY now 5 ½ back. Bums and Cubs split as Reds and Braves do likewise; Brooklyn’s Magic Number drops to 10. Boston 3 ½ back. Musial ends day at .400 as Giants and Cards split. Feller (21-14/2.26/324 K’s) 1-hits A’s (1-5-1/0-1-0) in nightcap of Cleve sweep. Only hit is 1 out single by oppo pitcher McCahan in top of 6th.

September 16 – Yanks (Marshall) lose 4-3 to Browns (Fannin). Magic Number drops to 4. NY now 6 back with 9 left. Bums (Lombardi) beat Cubs 8-3 to reduce their Magic Number to 9. Cards will be eliminated w/1 loss or 1 Bum win.

September 17 – Cards are eliminated as Bums beat Cubs, 7-1. Magic Number is now 8. Musial drops to .399.

September 18 – Bums split w/Pirates. Magic Number drops to 7. Red Sox beat Browns; Magic Number drops to 3. Tigers’ Greenberg hits #36 and 37 to pull 2 ahead of Williams as Newhouser blanks A’s 4-0 on 4 hitter (23-8/1.29).

September 19- Bums beat Bucs; Magic Number drops to 6. Braves lose to Cards as Bums’ Magic Number drops to 5. Red Sox drop one to Browns; Yanks off but 5 back. Feller wins 22nd (22-14/2.20/337Ks/339.1 IP), shutting out Nats (scarborough), 1-5-0/0-3-0. Cleveland now 75-70; Nats 75-71. Tigers’ Trucks loses no-hitter w/2 outs and 2 strikes on A’s Sam Chapman in top of 9th, as Chapman doubles. Trucks wins, 2-7-1/0-1-2.

September 21 – Spahn beats Bums 8-4 to pull Boston within 3. Nats’ Newsom (13-12/2.47) beats Red Sox, 2-7-1/1-8-0 as Boston drops 2nd straight. Magic Number stays at 3; Yanks now 4 ½ back with 7 left (2 against Sox). Pesky’s hitting streak stops (0-4, 0 Walks) at 32 (longest in ’46 replay).

September 22 – Yanks’ Chandler (20-8/1/84) wins his 20th, beating A’s in opener of twin-bill, 4-5-1/0-4-1. NY takes nightcap but Red Sox (Hughson wins 22nd) beat Nats, dropping Magic Number to 2. Bums (Higbe) slaughter Braves (Sain) 13-19-0/0-6-0 as Reiser has 3-5, 5 RBI, homer. But Braves win nightcap in bottom of 9th, 6-5. Magic Number is now 3.

September 24 – Yanks beat Bosox, 6-11-0/4-11-0. NY now 2 ½ back, with 3 left (1 against Boston). Magic Number remains at 2. Joe D. 3-4, now at .300. (I added a Save for Murphy… he pitched the final 5 innings. His ERA is now 1.02.)

September 25 – Red Sox clinch, beating Yanks (Cuddles Marshall) , 11-15-2/5-11-0. Williams 3-5, 2 doubles, homer, 3 RBI. Bums (Branca) beat Phils 3-1, reducing Magic Number to 2 (Braves beat Giants 13-3).

September 26 – Dodgers clinch as Higbe beats Phils, 10-18-1/2-5-3 as Giants (Koslo) beat Braves, 7-10-0/5-9-2.

September 28 – Giants (Voiselle) beat Phils, 16-19-0/1-5-2. Jack Graham 5-5, 2 homers, 6 RBI, double, 4 runs, 12 TB. Graham now 20 homers (NL best); Mize 19.

October 7 – Ferrell Anderson pinch-hits 3 run homer in bottom of 9th to give Bums’ their second Series win, 6-7-0/5-10-2.

October 11 – Bums (Behrman) beat Sox, 16-19-0/0-4-3. Stanky, Reese, Galan, Walker (1st 4 Bum batters) each have 3 hits.

October 12 – Red Sox win Series, beating Bums 12-10-/2-6-2. York 2B, #B, homer, 5 RBI. Williams bats .550 for Series, Stanky .407. Reese 13 hits.