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Scores
Standings
CLE
@BAL
1
4
CLE
@BAL
5
0
DET
@BOS
4
10
DET
@BOS
9
3
KCA
@NYY
4
3
KCA
@NYY
4
8
CHW
@WSH
3
0
CHW
@WSH
5
4
NYG
@CHC
2
5
NYG
@CHC
9
4
BRO
@CIN
7
1
BRO
@CIN
4
11
PHI
@MLN
5
6
PHI
@MLN
9
1
PIT
@STL
1
5
Sunday, May 15, 1955,
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:06
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Indians
1
19-9
 Lost 2 
1st
at Orioles
4
9-19
 Won 1 
8th, 11 GB
W: Jim Wilson (2-3)
L: Bob Lemon (6-2)
S: Ray Moore (4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  5  0
Orioles         0  2  1   0  0  0   1  0  X    4  9  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith 3B-SS 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .313 .425 .545 .970 0.027 0.82 0.079 -0.052 0.1 1 3
Bobby Avila 2B 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .308 .416 .433 .849 -0.065 1.45 0.000 -0.065 -0.6 2 1
   Hank Majeski 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .154 .290 .346 .636 -0.061 1.28 0.000 -0.061 -0.8 2 1
Al Rosen 1B-3B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .226 .352 .417 .769 0.007 1.00 0.067 -0.059 0.6 4 0
Ralph Kiner LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .215 .388 .387 .776 0.030 1.05 0.081 -0.050 0.1 1 0
   Jim Hegan PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .148 .234 .241 .475 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Bill Wight P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Dave Pope RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .293 .420 .683 1.103 -0.021 1.56 0.079 -0.100 -0.2 0 0
Larry Doby CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .267 .304 .384 .688 -0.203 1.69 0.000 -0.203 -1.9 4 0 GDP
Sam Dente SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .091 .000 .091 -0.032 0.64 0.000 -0.032 -0.3 2 1
   Dale Mitchell PH-1B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .286 .333 .286 .619 0.008 0.93 0.036 -0.027 0.1 3 0
Hal Naragon C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .000 .222 .000 .222 -0.023 0.91 0.042 -0.065 -0.3 5 3
Bob Lemon P 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .227 .320 .364 .684 -0.026 1.01 0.012 -0.038 -0.2 0 2
   Dave Philley PH-LF 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 .600 .600 .600 1.200 0.007 0.74 0.029 -0.022 0.3 0 0 SB
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 6 7 37 .161 .297 .161 .459 -0.352 1.10 0.425 -0.774 -3.1 24 12
TB: D Pope; A Rosen; A Smith; D Mitchell; D Philley.
GIDP: L Doby (4).
RBI: A Rosen (17).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Baserunning
SB: D Philley (1, 2nd base off J Wilson/H Smith).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Cox 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .192 .259 .273 .532 -0.049 0.56 0.014 -0.062 -0.7 2 3 CS
Eddie Waitkus 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .306 .405 .389 .794 0.001 0.37 0.023 -0.022 -0.0 6 1
Chuck Diering CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .257 .295 .351 .646 -0.038 0.40 0.000 -0.038 -0.7 4 0
Gene Woodling RF 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 .203 .333 .362 .696 0.103 0.51 0.123 -0.020 1.0 0 0 HR
Gil Coan LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .317 .388 .400 .788 -0.016 0.57 0.013 -0.029 -0.4 1 0
   Hoot Evers PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .348 .389 .636 1.025 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.1 0 0
Hal Smith C 3 1 2 1 0 0 3 .316 .360 .430 .791 0.070 0.72 0.102 -0.031 0.6 8 0 CS
Bobby Young 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .203 .286 .246 .532 0.042 0.55 0.059 -0.016 0.2 2 2
Willy Miranda SS 3 1 2 1 0 0 3 .236 .306 .337 .643 0.068 0.73 0.075 -0.007 1.2 4 3 2B
Jim Wilson P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .231 .286 .231 .516 -0.034 0.57 0.000 -0.034 -0.7 0 1 SH
   Ray Moore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .375 .286 .661 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 4 9 4 1 2 32 .300 .323 .433 .756 0.146 0.53 0.409 -0.260 0.3 27 10
2B: W Miranda (4, off B Lemon).
HR: G Woodling (1, off B Lemon, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SH: J Wilson (1, off B Lemon).
TB: G Woodling 4; W Miranda 3; H Smith 2; B Young; B Cox; E Waitkus; G Coan.
RBI: G Woodling (10); W Miranda (7); B Cox (5); H Smith (10).
2-out RBI: H Smith.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 3 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Young-W Miranda-E Waitkus.
Baserunning
CS: H Smith (2, 2nd base by B Lemon/H Naragon); B Cox (1, 2nd base by B Lemon/H Naragon).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Lemon, L (6-2) 7 9 4 4 1 1 1 3.86 29 43 -0.153 0.58 -0.8
Bill Wight 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.005 0.07 0.5
Team Totals 8 9 4 4 1 2 1 4.50 32 43 0 0 -0.148 0.53 -0.3

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Wilson, W (2-3) 7.1 4 1 1 5 5 0 3.89 30 66 0.237 0.94 1.8
Ray Moore, S (4) 1.2 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.16 7 2 0 0.116 1.81 1.3
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 6 7 0 1.00 37 66 2 0 0.353 1.10 3.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Flaherty, 1B - Nestor Chylak, 2B - Charlie Berry, 3B - Bill McKinley.
Time of Game: 2:06.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Baltimore Orioles
1 Al Smith 3B 1 Billy Cox 3B
2 Bobby Avila 2B 2 Eddie Waitkus 1B
3 Al Rosen 1B 3 Chuck Diering CF
4 Ralph Kiner LF 4 Gene Woodling RF
5 Dave Pope RF 5 Gil Coan LF
6 Larry Doby CF 6 Hal Smith C
7 Sam Dente SS 7 Bobby Young 2B
8 Hal Naragon C 8 Willy Miranda SS
9 Bob Lemon P 9 Jim Wilson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 0 --- R BAL G. Woodling B. Lemon 11% 66% Home Run
t8 1-4 1 123 O CLE D. Pope R. Moore 9% 90% Flyball: SS
t8 1-4 1 12- CLE R. Kiner R. Moore -8% 81% Walk; Smith to 3B; Rosen to 2B
t8 1-4 2 123 O CLE L. Doby R. Moore 8% 98% Strikeout
b3 2-0 2 12- R BAL H. Smith B. Lemon 8% 85% Single to RF; Coan to 3B; Woodling Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Smith J. Wilson 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Avila J. Wilson 1% 54% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 2 --- CLE A. Rosen J. Wilson -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CLE R. Kiner J. Wilson 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BAL B. Cox B. Lemon -2% 52% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-0 1 --- O BAL E. Waitkus B. Lemon -1% 51% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- O BAL C. Diering B. Lemon -1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- CLE D. Pope J. Wilson -4% 46% Single to RF
t2 0-0 0 1-- OO CLE L. Doby J. Wilson 8% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O CLE S. Dente J. Wilson 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- R BAL G. Woodling B. Lemon 11% 66% Home Run
b2 1-0 0 --- O BAL G. Coan B. Lemon -2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- BAL H. Smith B. Lemon 2% 66% Single to CF
b2 1-0 1 1-- BAL B. Young B. Lemon 6% 72% Single to RF; Smith to 3B
b2 1-0 1 1-3 R BAL W. Miranda B. Lemon 6% 78% Single to P; Young to 2B; Smith Scores
b2 2-0 1 12- O BAL J. Wilson B. Lemon -3% 76% Foul Flyball: C
b2 2-0 2 12- O BAL B. Cox B. Lemon -3% 73% Flyball: SS
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 2.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- CLE H. Naragon J. Wilson -4% 69% Walk
t3 0-2 0 1-- O CLE B. Lemon J. Wilson 4% 72% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-2 1 1-- CLE A. Smith J. Wilson -4% 68% Single to LF; Lemon to 2B
t3 0-2 1 12- O CLE B. Avila J. Wilson 5% 73% Strikeout
t3 0-2 2 12- O CLE A. Rosen J. Wilson 5% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 2-3-4
b3 2-0 0 --- BAL E. Waitkus B. Lemon 2% 80% Single to RF
b3 2-0 0 1-- O BAL C. Diering B. Lemon -2% 78% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 2-0 1 1-- O BAL G. Woodling B. Lemon -2% 76% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b3 2-0 2 1-- BAL G. Coan B. Lemon 1% 77% Single to LF; Woodling to 2B
b3 2-0 2 12- R BAL H. Smith B. Lemon 8% 85% Single to RF; Coan to 3B; Woodling Scores
b3 3-0 2 1-3 O BAL B. Young B. Lemon -2% 83% Smith Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 3.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 4-5-6
t4 0-3 0 --- O CLE R. Kiner J. Wilson 2% 85% Foul Flyball: 3B
t4 0-3 1 --- O CLE D. Pope J. Wilson 1% 86% Flyball: CF
t4 0-3 2 --- O CLE L. Doby J. Wilson 1% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 7-8-9
Hank Majeski replaces Bobby Avila playing 2B batting 2nd
b4 3-0 0 --- O BAL B. Young B. Lemon -1% 86% Flyball: CF
b4 3-0 1 --- O BAL W. Miranda B. Lemon -1% 86% Groundout: P-1B
b4 3-0 2 --- O BAL J. Wilson B. Lemon -0% 85% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 3.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 7-8-9
t5 0-3 0 --- O CLE S. Dente J. Wilson 2% 87% Foul Flyball: C
t5 0-3 1 --- O CLE H. Naragon J. Wilson 1% 89% Groundout: P-1B
t5 0-3 2 --- CLE B. Lemon J. Wilson -1% 88% Walk
t5 0-3 2 1-- O CLE A. Smith J. Wilson 2% 90% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 1-2-3
b5 3-0 0 --- O BAL B. Cox B. Lemon -1% 89% Flyball: CF
b5 3-0 1 --- O BAL E. Waitkus B. Lemon -1% 88% Flyball: 2B
b5 3-0 2 --- O BAL C. Diering B. Lemon -0% 88% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 3.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 2-3-4
t6 0-3 0 --- O CLE H. Majeski J. Wilson 2% 90% Flyball: LF
t6 0-3 1 --- O CLE A. Rosen J. Wilson 1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-3 2 --- O CLE R. Kiner J. Wilson 1% 92% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 4-5-6
b6 3-0 0 --- BAL G. Woodling B. Lemon 1% 93% Walk
b6 3-0 0 1-- O BAL G. Coan B. Lemon -1% 92% Flyball: CF
b6 3-0 1 1-- O BAL H. Smith B. Lemon -1% 91% Foul Flyball: 1B
b6 3-0 2 1-- O BAL B. Young B. Lemon -1% 91% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 3.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 5-6-7
t7 0-3 0 --- CLE D. Pope J. Wilson -4% 87% Walk
t7 0-3 0 1-- O CLE L. Doby J. Wilson 4% 90% Flyball: 2B
Dale Mitchell pinch hits for Sam Dente (SS) batting 7th
t7 0-3 1 1-- O CLE D. Mitchell J. Wilson 3% 93% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 0-3 2 1-- O CLE H. Naragon J. Wilson 2% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 8-9-1
Dale Mitchell moves from PH to 1B
Al Rosen moves from 1B to 3B
Al Smith moves from 3B to SS
b7 3-0 0 --- BAL W. Miranda B. Lemon 1% 96% Double (LF-CF)
b7 3-0 0 -2- O BAL J. Wilson B. Lemon -0% 96% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Miranda to 3B
b7 3-0 1 --3 R BAL B. Cox B. Lemon 1% 98% Single to LF; Miranda Scores
b7 4-0 1 1-- O BAL E. Waitkus B. Lemon -0% 97% Cox Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b7 4-0 2 --- O BAL E. Waitkus B. Lemon -0% 97% Groundout: P-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 4.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Orioles' Jim Wilson facing 9-1-2
Dave Philley pinch hits for Bob Lemon (P) batting 9th
t8 0-4 0 --- CLE D. Philley J. Wilson -2% 95% Single to RF
t8 0-4 0 1-- CLE A. Smith J. Wilson -1% 94% Philley Steals 2B
t8 0-4 0 -2- CLE A. Smith J. Wilson -4% 90% Walk
t8 0-4 0 12- O CLE H. Majeski J. Wilson 4% 94% Flyball: CF
t8 0-4 1 12- R CLE A. Rosen J. Wilson -5% 89% Single to RF; Smith to 2B; Philley Scores
Ray Moore replaces Jim Wilson pitching and batting 9th
t8 1-4 1 12- CLE R. Kiner R. Moore -8% 81% Walk; Smith to 3B; Rosen to 2B
Jim Hegan pinch runs for Ralph Kiner (LF) batting 4th
t8 1-4 1 123 O CLE D. Pope R. Moore 9% 90% Flyball: SS
t8 1-4 2 123 O CLE L. Doby R. Moore 8% 98% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 4-1, Indians' Bill Wight facing 3-4-5
Bill Wight replaces Jim Hegan (PR) pitching and batting 4th
Dave Philley moves from PH to LF
b8 4-1 0 --- O BAL C. Diering B. Wight -0% 97% Strikeout
b8 4-1 1 --- O BAL G. Woodling B. Wight -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
Hoot Evers pinch hits for Gil Coan (LF) batting 5th
b8 4-1 2 --- O BAL H. Evers B. Wight -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 4.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-4, Orioles' Ray Moore facing 7-8-9
Hoot Evers moves from PH to LF
t9 1-4 0 --- CLE D. Mitchell R. Moore -4% 94% Single to SS
t9 1-4 0 1-- O CLE H. Naragon R. Moore 3% 97% Flyball: CF
t9 1-4 1 1-- O CLE D. Philley R. Moore 2% 99% Strikeout
t9 1-4 2 1-- O CLE A. Smith R. Moore 1% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Orioles 4.

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