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CHW
@BAL
2
5
NYY
@BOS
1
3
DET
@CLE
1
3
WSH
@PHA
6
0
WSH
@PHA
5
6
CIN
@CHC
5
7
CIN
@CHC
6
5
 
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STL
@MLN
3
2
BRO
@NYG
5
3
PHI
@PIT
8
0
PHI
@PIT
10
7
Sunday, May 30, 1954,
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 11,287, Time of Game: 2:15
White Sox
2
27-14
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at Orioles
5
13-25
 Won 1 
8th, 13½ GB
W: Don Larsen (2-5)
L: Al Sima (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  1   0  1  0    2  6  1
Orioles         1  1  0   0  0  0   3  0  X    5  8  1

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chico Carrasquel SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .250 .344 .387 .731 -0.041 0.68 0.015 -0.056 -0.3 3 5
Nellie Fox 2B 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .319 .380 .349 .730 0.032 0.60 0.059 -0.026 0.5 2 4
Minnie Minoso LF 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 .315 .385 .568 .953 -0.037 1.02 0.054 -0.090 -0.6 2 0 GDP
Ferris Fain 1B 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .331 .399 .444 .842 0.141 1.18 0.164 -0.023 1.4 12 0
George Kell 3B 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .245 .347 .274 .620 -0.045 1.73 0.027 -0.073 0.0 2 1
Willard Marshall RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .280 .345 .280 .625 -0.036 1.48 0.042 -0.077 -0.2 0 0 SF
Jim Rivera CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .247 .343 .424 .767 -0.093 1.45 0.034 -0.127 -0.6 1 0
Sherm Lollar C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .278 .373 .444 .817 -0.173 1.53 0.000 -0.173 -1.5 2 0 GDP
Al Sima P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.023 0.97 0.000 -0.023 -0.2 0 0
   Mike Fornieles P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 -0.046 0.98 0.000 -0.046 -0.3 0 4
   Phil Cavarretta PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.003 0.11 0.000 -0.003 -0.1
Team Totals 31 2 6 2 4 3 36 .194 .278 .194 .471 -0.324 1.16 0.395 -0.717 -1.9 24 14
SF: W Marshall (1, off D Larsen).
TB: N Fox 2; J Rivera; F Fain; W Marshall; M Minoso.
GIDP: S Lollar (2); M Minoso (5).
RBI: G Kell (14); W Marshall (3).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 3. N Fox-C Carrasquel-F Fain; M Fornieles-C Carrasquel-F Fain; C Carrasquel-F Fain.
E: S Lollar (2).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Cal Abrams CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .203 .347 .271 .618 0.050 0.67 0.071 -0.021 0.6 3 0 SH
Jim Brideweser SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .323 .364 .387 .751 -0.120 0.83 0.000 -0.120 -1.6 0 3 GDP
Eddie Waitkus 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .190 .230 .241 .471 0.054 0.53 0.117 -0.064 0.3 9 1 HR,GDP
Sam Mele RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .208 .267 .342 .609 -0.043 0.43 0.000 -0.043 -1.0 1 0 GDP
Vern Stephens 3B 3 2 2 0 0 0 3 .310 .331 .444 .775 0.065 0.55 0.074 -0.009 0.7 2 2 2B
Jim Fridley LF 3 1 1 2 0 0 3 .150 .261 .450 .711 0.127 0.75 0.141 -0.015 1.5 1 0 HR
Chico Garcia 2B 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 .067 .118 .067 .184 0.013 0.66 0.028 -0.015 -0.1 6 4 SF
Ray Murray C 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .273 .273 .455 .727 -0.009 0.23 0.006 -0.015 0.0 4 0 3B
Don Larsen P 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 .240 .296 .320 .616 0.041 0.37 0.047 -0.006 1.1 1 1
Team Totals 28 5 8 5 1 0 31 .286 .300 .607 .907 0.178 0.56 0.484 -0.308 1.6 27 11
2B: V Stephens (8, off A Sima).
3B: R Murray (1, off M Fornieles).
HR: E Waitkus (1, off A Sima, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); J Fridley (2, off M Fornieles, 7th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: C Garcia (1, off A Sima).
SH: C Abrams (1, off A Sima).
TB: E Waitkus 5; J Fridley 4; R Murray 3; V Stephens 3; C Abrams; D Larsen.
GIDP: S Mele (6); E Waitkus (2); J Brideweser (1).
RBI: J Fridley 2 (3); D Larsen (1); C Garcia (1); E Waitkus (2).
2-out RBI: E Waitkus; D Larsen.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Brideweser-C Garcia-E Waitkus 2.
E: C Garcia (1).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Al Sima, L (0-1) 2 3 2 2 1 0 1 5.14 10 41 -0.197 0.81 -2.1
Mike Fornieles 6 5 3 3 0 0 1 3.00 21 2 0 0.021 0.45 0.5
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 1 0 2 5.62 31 41 2 0 -0.176 0.56 -1.6
A Sima faced 2 batters in the 3rd inning.

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Larsen, W (2-5) 9 6 2 2 4 3 0 4.04 36 66 0.324 1.16 1.9
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 4 3 0 2.00 36 66 0.324 1.16 1.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Hank Soar, 1B - Ed Runge, 2B - Bill Summers, 3B - Bill McKinley.
Time of Game: 2:15.
Attendance: 11,287.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Baltimore Orioles
1 Chico Carrasquel SS 1 Cal Abrams CF
2 Nellie Fox 2B 2 Jim Brideweser SS
3 Minnie Minoso LF 3 Eddie Waitkus 1B
4 Ferris Fain 1B 4 Sam Mele RF
5 George Kell 3B 5 Vern Stephens 3B
6 Willard Marshall RF 6 Jim Fridley LF
7 Jim Rivera CF 7 Chico Garcia 2B
8 Sherm Lollar C 8 Ray Murray C
9 Al Sima P 9 Don Larsen P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b7 2-1 1 1-- RR BAL J. Fridley M. Fornieles 14% 95% Home Run; Stephens Scores
b1 0-0 2 --- R BAL E. Waitkus A. Sima 11% 62% Home Run
t6 0-2 0 1-- CHW F. Fain D. Larsen -9% 66% Walk; Minoso to 2B
b1 0-0 0 1-- OO BAL J. Brideweser A. Sima -7% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t9 2-5 0 1-- OO CHW S. Lollar D. Larsen 6% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Don Larsen facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW C. Carrasquel D. Larsen 2% 52% Popfly: 2B
t1 0-0 1 --- CHW N. Fox D. Larsen -2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO CHW M. Minoso D. Larsen 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Al Sima facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- BAL C. Abrams A. Sima 4% 58% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- OO BAL J. Brideweser A. Sima -7% 51% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- R BAL E. Waitkus A. Sima 11% 62% Home Run
b1 1-0 2 --- O BAL S. Mele A. Sima -1% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 1.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Don Larsen facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CHW F. Fain D. Larsen 2% 64% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 0-1 1 --- CHW G. Kell D. Larsen -3% 61% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t2 0-1 1 1-- CHW W. Marshall D. Larsen -4% 57% Single to CF; Kell to 2B
t2 0-1 1 12- O CHW J. Rivera D. Larsen 5% 62% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-1 2 12- O CHW S. Lollar D. Larsen 5% 67% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Al Sima facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- BAL V. Stephens A. Sima 6% 72% Double to CF
b2 1-0 0 -2- O BAL J. Fridley A. Sima -1% 71% Groundout: SS-1B; Stephens to 3B
b2 1-0 1 --3 RO BAL C. Garcia A. Sima 3% 74% Lineout: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Stephens Scores
b2 2-0 2 --- O BAL R. Murray A. Sima -1% 73% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 2.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Don Larsen facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- O CHW A. Sima D. Larsen 2% 76% Strikeout
t3 0-2 1 --- O CHW C. Carrasquel D. Larsen 2% 77% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 0-2 2 --- CHW N. Fox D. Larsen -1% 76% Single to LF
t3 0-2 2 1-- O CHW M. Minoso D. Larsen 2% 78% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Al Sima facing 9-1-2
b3 2-0 0 --- BAL D. Larsen A. Sima 2% 81% Walk
b3 2-0 0 1-- BAL C. Abrams A. Sima 3% 84% Fielder's Choice C/Sacrifice Bunt; Larsen to 2B/Adv on E2
Mike Fornieles replaces Al Sima pitching and batting 9th
b3 2-0 0 12- O BAL J. Brideweser M. Fornieles -3% 81% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Abrams to 2B
b3 2-0 1 12- OO BAL E. Waitkus M. Fornieles -5% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 2.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Don Larsen facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- CHW F. Fain D. Larsen -5% 71% Walk
t4 0-2 0 1-- O CHW G. Kell D. Larsen 4% 75% Lineout: 2B
t4 0-2 1 1-- O CHW W. Marshall D. Larsen 3% 78% Flyball: CF
t4 0-2 2 1-- O CHW J. Rivera D. Larsen 2% 80% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Mike Fornieles facing 4-5-6
b4 2-0 0 --- O BAL S. Mele M. Fornieles -1% 79% Foul Flyball: 3B
b4 2-0 1 --- O BAL V. Stephens M. Fornieles -1% 78% Popfly: 2B
b4 2-0 2 --- O BAL J. Fridley M. Fornieles -1% 78% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 2.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Don Larsen facing 8-9-1
t5 0-2 0 --- O CHW S. Lollar D. Larsen 3% 80% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-2 1 --- O CHW M. Fornieles D. Larsen 2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- CHW C. Carrasquel D. Larsen -2% 80% Walk
t5 0-2 2 1-- O CHW N. Fox D. Larsen 3% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Mike Fornieles facing 7-8-9
b5 2-0 0 --- O BAL C. Garcia M. Fornieles -1% 82% Lineout: 2B
b5 2-0 1 --- O BAL R. Murray M. Fornieles -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 2-0 2 --- O BAL D. Larsen M. Fornieles -1% 80% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 2.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Don Larsen facing 3-4-5
t6 0-2 0 --- CHW M. Minoso D. Larsen -5% 75% Single to LF
t6 0-2 0 1-- CHW F. Fain D. Larsen -9% 66% Walk; Minoso to 2B
t6 0-2 0 12- O CHW G. Kell D. Larsen 1% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B; Minoso to 3B; Fain to 2B
t6 0-2 1 -23 RO CHW W. Marshall D. Larsen 3% 70% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Minoso Scores
t6 1-2 2 -2- O CHW J. Rivera D. Larsen 5% 76% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Mike Fornieles facing 1-2-3
b6 2-1 0 --- O BAL C. Abrams M. Fornieles -2% 74% Groundout: P-1B
b6 2-1 1 --- O BAL J. Brideweser M. Fornieles -1% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-1 2 --- O BAL E. Waitkus M. Fornieles -1% 71% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 2.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Orioles' Don Larsen facing 8-9-1
t7 1-2 0 --- O CHW S. Lollar D. Larsen 4% 76% Flyball: LF
t7 1-2 1 --- O CHW M. Fornieles D. Larsen 3% 79% Flyball: CF
t7 1-2 2 --- O CHW C. Carrasquel D. Larsen 2% 80% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Mike Fornieles facing 4-5-6
b7 2-1 0 --- O BAL S. Mele M. Fornieles -2% 79% Flyball: CF
b7 2-1 1 --- BAL V. Stephens M. Fornieles 2% 81% Single to LF
b7 2-1 1 1-- RR BAL J. Fridley M. Fornieles 14% 95% Home Run; Stephens Scores
b7 4-1 1 --- O BAL C. Garcia M. Fornieles -0% 94% Groundout: P-1B
b7 4-1 2 --- BAL R. Murray M. Fornieles 1% 95% Triple to CF
b7 4-1 2 --3 R BAL D. Larsen M. Fornieles 2% 97% Single to LF; Murray Scores
b7 5-1 2 1-- O BAL C. Abrams M. Fornieles -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 5.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Orioles' Don Larsen facing 2-3-4
t8 1-5 0 --- CHW N. Fox D. Larsen -2% 95% Walk
t8 1-5 0 1-- O CHW M. Minoso D. Larsen 2% 97% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t8 1-5 1 1-- CHW F. Fain D. Larsen -3% 94% Single to LF; Minoso to 3B
t8 1-5 1 1-3 RO CHW G. Kell D. Larsen 2% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B; Minoso Scores; Fain to 2B
t8 2-5 2 -2- O CHW W. Marshall D. Larsen 2% 98% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-2, White Sox' Mike Fornieles facing 2-3-4
b8 5-2 0 --- O BAL J. Brideweser M. Fornieles -0% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 5-2 1 --- BAL E. Waitkus M. Fornieles 0% 98% Single to CF
b8 5-2 1 1-- OO BAL S. Mele M. Fornieles -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Orioles 5.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Orioles' Don Larsen facing 7-8-9
t9 2-5 0 --- CHW J. Rivera D. Larsen -3% 94% Single to CF
t9 2-5 0 1-- OO CHW S. Lollar D. Larsen 6% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
Phil Cavarretta pinch hits for Mike Fornieles (P) batting 9th
t9 2-5 2 --- O CHW P. Cavarretta D. Larsen 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Orioles 5.

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