Thursday, September 19, 2019

April 17, 1951: Braves Stun Giants on Opening Day


This is a baseball simulation using Out of the Park Baseball



The 1951 season is off to a good start for the Boston Braves. The hometown Braves knocked off the New York Giants, 3-2, at Braves Field. Boston pitcher Vern Bickford was named player of the game. Bickford got the win, improving to 1-0. He allowed 8 hits and walked 5 over 9 innings. Bickford allowed 2 earned runs. Walker Cooper was the walk-off hero for Boston. With the game tied in the bottom of the ninth inning, the Braves pinch hitter hit a dramatic run-scoring single to send the teams home.

 "You can't get too high when things go well, or too low when things go bad. Right now, I'm just happy we got the win," Cooper told the Boston Daily News

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
NEW YORK GIANTS AT BOSTON BRAVES
GAME ID: 7 - TUESDAY, APRIL 17TH, 1951 - GAME LOG
 123456789RHE
New York Giants (0-1)000000200281
Boston Braves (1-0)000000003360



NEW YORK BATTING LINESCOREBOSTON BATTING LINESCORE
PlayerABRHRBIBBKLOBAVGHRRBI
E. Stanky 2B4011111.25001
W. Lockman LF4031000.75001
H. Thompson 3B4000005.00000
M. Irvin 1B4020001.50000
B. Thomson CF3000102.00000
D. Mueller RF3110102.33300
A. Dark SS3010102.33300
W. Westrum C3100102.00000
L. Jansen P2000010.00000
Totals302825215   
BATTING
Doubles: M. Irvin (1, 6th Inning off V. Bickford, 0 on, 2 outs) W. Lockman (1, 7th Inning off V. Bickford, 2 on, 2 outs)
Total Bases: M. Irvin 3 , A. Dark , W. Lockman 4 , D. Mueller , E. Stanky
2-out RBI: W. Lockman , E. Stanky
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: W. Westrum , M. Irvin , A. Dark , B. Thomson , H. Thompson , E. Stanky
GIDP: H. Thompson
Sac Bunt: L. Jansen 2
Team LOB: 8

FIELDING
Errors: M. Irvin (1)
PlayerABRHRBIBBKLOBAVGHRRBI
R. Hartsfield 2B4010010.25000
S. Jethroe CF4000011.00000
E. Torgeson 1B4120011.50000
B. Elliott 3B3110101.33300
S. Gordon LF4112002.25002
E. St Claire C2000101.00000
   a-W. Cooper PH10110001.00001
B. Addis RF3000023.00000
J. Logan SS3000022.00000
V. Bickford P3000010.00000
Totals313632811   
a - W. Cooper pinch hit for E. St Claire in the 9th

BATTING
Triples: S. Gordon (1, 9th Inning off L. Jansen, 2 on, 0 outs)
Total Bases: E. Torgeson 2 , R. Hartsfield , S. Gordon 3 , B. Elliott , W. Cooper
Runners left in scoring position, 2 outs: B. Addis , J. Logan
Team LOB: 4

FIELDING
Double Plays: 1 (Hartsfield-Logan-Torgeson)
OF assists: 1 (Jethroe (Thomson at home))
NEW YORK PITCHING LINESCOREBOSTON PITCHING LINESCORE
PlayerIPHRERBBKHRPIPSERA   
L. Jansen L (0-1)8.0633280135813.38   
PITCHING
Game Score: L. Jansen 64
Batters Faced: L. Jansen 33
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: L. Jansen 8-8
Pitches - Strikes: L. Jansen 135-81
PlayerIPHRERBBKHRPIPSERA   
V. Bickford W (1-0)9.0822520109672.00   
PITCHING
Game Score: V. Bickford 60
Batters Faced: V. Bickford 37
Ground Outs - Fly Outs: V. Bickford 12-10
Pitches - Strikes: V. Bickford 109-67
GAME NOTES
Player of the Game: Vern Bickford
Ballpark: Braves Field
Weather: Partly Cloudy (44 degrees), wind blowing in from center at 12 mph
Start Time: 2:05 PM EST
Time: 2:30
Attendance: 14898


Around the Majors

YESTERDAY'S GAMES - AL
Away TeamHome TeamResultTimeWinning PitcherLosing Pitcher
ClevelandDetroit15-42:05 PM ESTB.Lemon (1-0, 3.00 ERA)H.Newhouser (0-1, 27.00 ERA)
BostonNew York1-62:05 PM ESTV.Raschi (1-0, 1.00 ERA)B.Wight (0-1, 6.35 ERA)
WashingtonPhiladelphia5-67:35 PM ESTM.Martin (1-0, 3.00 ERA)A.Brown (0-1, 54.00 ERA)
ChicagoSt. Louis5-22:05 PM ESTB.Pierce (1-0, 1.80 ERA)N.Garver (0-1, 4.82 ERA)
YESTERDAY'S GAMES - NL
Away TeamHome Team ▾ResultTimeWinning PitcherLosing Pitcher
New YorkBoston2-32:05 PM ESTV.Bickford (1-0, 2.00 ERA)L.Jansen (0-1, 3.38 ERA)
PhiladelphiaBrooklyn1-32:05 PM ESTC.Erskine (1-0, 1.04 ERA)R.Roberts (0-1, 3.38 ERA)
CincinnatiChicago8-32:05 PM ESTK.Raffensberger (1-0, 2.00 ERA)F.Hiller (0-1, 9.95 ERA)
St. LouisPittsburgh15-112:05 PM ESTT.Wilks (1-0, 0.00 ERA)L.Yochim (0-1, 4.76 ERA)

AL STANDINGS
WLPCTGB
Cleveland Indians101.000-
New York Yankees101.000-
Chicago White Sox101.000-
Philadelphia Athletics101.000-
Washington Senators01.0001.0
St. Louis Browns01.0001.0
Boston Red Sox01.0001.0
Detroit Tigers01.0001.0
NL STANDINGS
WLPCTGB
Cincinnati Reds201.000-
St. Louis Cardinals101.000.5
Brooklyn Dodgers101.000.5
Boston Braves101.000.5
New York Giants01.0001.5
Philadelphia Phillies01.0001.5
Chicago Cubs01.0001.5
Pittsburgh Pirates02.0002.0















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