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Bob Muncrief from the Chronology
Aug 26, 1949 - The Cubs trip the Dodgers 4-2 routing Joe Hatten in the 3rd inning. Hank Sauer knocks in the first three runs twice tripping up the shift and hitting to RF. The last run comes on a successful double steal with Andy Pafko scoring on the front end. Bob Rush and Bob Muncrief the winner collaborate on a six-hitter.
Jul 16, 1948 - Ordered by Bill Veeck to pass up the All-Star game a well-rested Bob Feller is shelled from the mound with only one out in the first inning by the A's. The A's score first when Feller absent-mindedly goes into a windup with two on and Coleman and McCosky pull a double steal. The Mackmen then jump on Bob Muncrief and roll to a 10-5 win over the AL-leading Indians. Lou Brissie wins his 4th straight. Joe Coleman will shut out the Tribe 5-0 tomorrow to split the series.
Apr 7, 1946 - In a 10-7 exhibition loss to the Cubs Browns pitcher Bob Muncrief breaks his toe when hit by a line drive off the bat of Al Glossup. Muncrief 13-4 in 1945 will reverse it to 3-12 this season. Vern Stephens who just jumped back from the Mexican League hits a 3-run homer. The Browns also announce the release of one-time NL star Ducky Medwick.
Sep 16, 1945 - At New York the Browns and Yankees split a pair the Bombers losing the opener 6-2 to Bob Muncrief. Vern Stephens has a 3-run homer and drives in 4 runs. Leadoff hitter Pete Gray is 1-for-4 collecting his safety off reliever Tiny Bonham. It is the last major league hit for the one-armed outfielder as he goes 0-for-3 in the nitecap a 5-4 win for New York. Spud Chandler the winning pitcher drives in 3 runs.
Sep 7, 1945 - Facing the Brown's Bob Muncrief Joe Kuhel hits an inside-the-park HR into the CF corner the only homer hit by a Senator all season at Washington's cavernous Griffith Stadium. The Nats hit 26 more on the road. The Senators win 3-2 behind Roger Wolff's 4-hitter. Muncrief also tosses a 4-hitter. George Case scores the 1st run on a steal of home and also steals 2B and scores just before Kuhel's HR in the 3rd inning.
Jul 6, 1944 - At Philadelphia the first-place Browns top the A's 5-0 behind Bob Muncrief's 4-hitter. Vern Stephen's 3-run HR in the 1st is the big offensive blow. Woody Wheaton 1943 player-manager at Lancaster takes the loss. Wheaton started the season in the outfield.
Jun 28, 1944 - At Yankee Stadium the Yankees move into 2nd place beating the Browns 7-2 for their 6th win in 8 games with St. Louis. Bob Muncrief loses snapping his 6-game win streak. Stirnweiss hits an inside-the-park HR to CF with a man on in the 4th.
Aug 2, 1940 - In San Antonio a crowd of 11956 is on hand to watch veteran Dizzy Dean pitch for the Cubs' affiliate Tulsa Oilers (Texas League) against the Missions. Dean is rocked for 10 hits and 5 runs in 5 innings as the Mission hit seven "crowd rule doubles" in the game. Bob Muncrief allows 11 hits but pitches a 7-3 complete game for his 20th win.