The St. Louis Cardinals couldn't pull it off against the Cincinnati Reds, 5 to 4, on April 21, 1953.

1953 St. Louis Cardinals

Final

CIN

Reds

2-2

5

1

1

0

2

0

0

3

1

0

4

0

0

5

3

0

6

0

3

7

0

1

8

0

0

9

0

0

R

5

4

H

10

9

E

0

0

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Johnny Temple 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Bobby Adams 3B 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Willard Marshall RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Ted Kluszewski 1B 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jim Greengrass LF 2 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2
Wally Post CF 3 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 4
Gus Bell PH,CF 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Roy McMillan SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1
Hank Foiles C 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Harry Perkowski P 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Andy Seminick PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Frank Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals 35 5 10 5 2 3 6 0 1 18

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Harry Perkowski (W) 7.0 7 4 4 1 2 2
Frank Smith (S) 2.0 2 0 0 1 1 0
Totals 9.0 9 4 4 2 3 2

Batters

Player AB R H RBI HR BB SO SB CS TB
Solly Hemus SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Red Schoendienst 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Stan Musial LF,CF 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1
Steve Bilko 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Enos Slaughter RF 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Ray Jablonski 3B 4 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 4
Rip Repulski CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Mike Clark P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jackie Collum P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dick Sisler PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Del Rice C 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Vern Benson PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Harvey Haddix P 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Grant Dunlap PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dick Bokelmann P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Peanuts Lowrey PH,LF 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Totals 33 4 9 4 2 2 3 1 0 17

Pitchers

Player IP H R ER BB SO HR
Harvey Haddix (L) 5.0 8 5 5 2 5 2
Dick Bokelmann 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mike Clark 0.0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Jackie Collum 2.0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Totals 9.0 10 5 5 3 6 2

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