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Scores
Standings
CHW
@BAL
3
5
CHW
@BAL
3
5
KCA
@BOS
0
10
KCA
@BOS
0
1
DET
@NYY
0
4
PHI
@CHC
2
3
 
(16)
BRO
@CIN
3
4
NYG
@MLN
8
6
 
(11)
PIT
@STL
4
2
 
(10)
Tuesday, July 17, 1956,
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:20
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
White Sox
3
43-36
 Lost 9 
4th, 13 GB
at Orioles
5
38-44
 Won 4 
5th, 18½ GB
W: Don Ferrarese (4-6)
L: Jack Harshman (6-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  3  0    3  3  3
Orioles         0  0  3   1  0  0   1  0  X    5 11  0

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Rivera RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .281 .363 .398 .761 -0.065 0.62 0.000 -0.065 -0.6 2 2
Nellie Fox 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .279 .325 .367 .692 -0.047 0.87 0.026 -0.073 -0.2 2 2
Minnie Minoso LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .301 .416 .460 .876 -0.070 0.74 0.000 -0.070 -0.8 3 0
Sherm Lollar C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .296 .382 .441 .823 -0.071 0.60 0.000 -0.071 -0.9 4 0 GDP
Walt Dropo 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .230 .331 .320 .651 -0.020 0.51 0.012 -0.032 0.0 9 0
Bubba Phillips CF 3 1 0 0 0 1 3 .286 .306 .457 .763 -0.032 0.44 0.000 -0.032 -0.6 2 0
Fred Hatfield 3B 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .302 .384 .426 .810 0.047 0.51 0.053 -0.006 0.7 1 2
Luis Aparicio SS 3 1 1 2 0 0 3 .255 .286 .323 .609 0.004 0.98 0.057 -0.053 1.5 1 5 3B
Jack Harshman P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .156 .229 .469 .697 -0.032 1.33 0.000 -0.032 -0.3 0 0
   Gerry Staley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .250 .200 .450 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Dave Philley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .252 .330 .357 .687 -0.009 0.38 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
   Sandy Consuegra P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Sammy Esposito PH 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 .228 .373 .281 .654 -0.015 1.18 0.000 -0.015 0.2 SF
   Ellis Kinder P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 28 3 3 3 2 4 31 .107 .161 .179 .340 -0.310 0.69 0.148 -0.458 -1.3 24 13
3B: L Aparicio (3, off D Ferrarese).
SF: S Esposito (1, off D Ferrarese).
TB: L Aparicio 3; N Fox; F Hatfield.
GIDP: S Lollar (10).
RBI: L Aparicio 2 (30); S Esposito (16).
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 1 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Rivera-W Dropo.
E: J Harshman (1); F Hatfield (6); W Dropo (1).
Outfield Assists: J Rivera (W Miranda at 1st base); J Rivera (G Triandos at home plate).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick Williams CF 5 1 0 0 0 1 5 .297 .350 .554 .904 -0.041 0.47 0.011 -0.052 -0.4 4 0
Hoot Evers RF 2 1 2 0 0 0 2 .296 .418 .358 .776 0.122 0.88 0.122 0.000 1.1 0 0 2B
   Tito Francona PH-RF 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .235 .332 .335 .667 0.053 0.30 0.056 -0.002 0.9 0 0 2B
George Kell 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .329 .394 .473 .867 0.062 0.88 0.111 -0.049 0.1 2 2 2B
Bob Nieman LF 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .318 .410 .512 .922 0.030 0.69 0.069 -0.039 0.4 5 0 2·2B
Gus Triandos 1B 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .289 .365 .440 .805 0.096 0.53 0.101 -0.005 1.1 8 0 IW
Hal Smith C 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .269 .327 .385 .711 -0.008 0.65 0.031 -0.039 0.9 4 0
Billy Gardner 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .210 .255 .324 .580 0.012 0.54 0.038 -0.025 -0.6 2 2
Willy Miranda SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .232 .299 .292 .591 -0.066 0.80 0.006 -0.072 -0.7 2 5
Don Ferrarese P 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .053 .100 .053 .153 -0.071 0.64 0.000 -0.071 -1.6 0 0
Team Totals 35 5 11 5 2 3 37 .314 .351 .457 .808 0.189 0.65 0.545 -0.354 1.2 27 9
2B: H Evers (2, off J Harshman); G Kell (15, off J Harshman); B Nieman 2 (10, 1 off J Harshman, 1 off S Consuegra); T Francona (5, off G Staley).
IBB: G Triandos (3, by S Consuegra).
TB: B Nieman 4; H Evers 3; B Gardner 2; G Triandos 2; G Kell 2; T Francona 2; H Smith.
RBI: G Kell (31); H Smith (16); G Triandos (44); T Francona (27); B Nieman (44).
2-out RBI: H Smith.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 5 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Miranda-B Gardner-G Triandos.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: H Evers (1st base by J Harshman).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jack Harshman, L (6-6) 2.1 7 3 3 1 2 0 3.17 15 32 -0.215 1.17 -2.5
Gerry Staley 2.2 1 1 0 0 0 0 4.61 10 2 0 0.016 0.39 0.8
Sandy Consuegra 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 5.45 9 0 0 -0.002 0.12 -0.0
Ellis Kinder 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.38 3 0 0 0.013 0.17 0.5
Team Totals 8 11 5 4 2 3 0 4.50 37 32 2 0 -0.188 0.65 -1.2

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Ferrarese, W (4-6) 9 3 3 3 2 4 0 4.87 31 71 0.311 0.69 1.3
Team Totals 9 3 3 3 2 4 0 3.00 31 71 0.311 0.69 1.3
Balks: None.
WP: J Harshman (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: S Consuegra (3; G Triandos).
Pickoffs: J Harshman (0; H Evers, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Charlie Berry, 2B - Jim Honochick, 3B - Larry Napp.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Baltimore Orioles
1 Jim Rivera RF 1 Dick Williams CF
2 Nellie Fox 2B 2 Hoot Evers RF
3 Minnie Minoso LF 3 George Kell 3B
4 Sherm Lollar C 4 Bob Nieman LF
5 Walt Dropo 1B 5 Gus Triandos 1B
6 Bubba Phillips CF 6 Hal Smith C
7 Fred Hatfield 3B 7 Billy Gardner 2B
8 Luis Aparicio SS 8 Willy Miranda SS
9 Jack Harshman P 9 Don Ferrarese P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 1 --3 R BAL G. Kell J. Harshman 8% 69% Double to LF; Evers Scores
b3 1-0 1 --3 R BAL B. Nieman J. Harshman 7% 79% Double to LF; Kell Scores
b3 2-0 1 -2- R BAL G. Triandos J. Harshman 6% 85% Single to LF; Nieman Scores
t8 0-5 1 12- RR CHW L. Aparicio D. Ferrarese -6% 91% Triple (CF-RF); Phillips Scores; Hatfield Scores
b4 3-0 1 1-- R BAL T. Francona G. Staley 6% 93% Double to LF; Williams Scores/unER

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 Ferrarese facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW J. Rivera D. Ferrarese 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW N. Fox D. Ferrarese 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHW M. Minoso D. Ferrarese 1% 55% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jack Harshman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BAL D. Williams J. Harshman -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- BAL H. Evers J. Harshman 4% 57% Double to LF
b1 0-0 1 -2- O BAL G. Kell J. Harshman -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 -2- O BAL B. Nieman J. Harshman -3% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Don Ferrarese facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHW S. Lollar D. Ferrarese 2% 52% Flyball: SS
t2 0-0 1 --- O CHW W. Dropo D. Ferrarese 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- O CHW B. Phillips D. Ferrarese 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jack Harshman facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- BAL G. Triandos J. Harshman 4% 59% Single to LF
b2 0-0 0 1-- O BAL H. Smith J. Harshman -3% 55% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 1-- BAL B. Gardner J. Harshman 4% 59% Single to LF; Triandos to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- O BAL W. Miranda J. Harshman -5% 54% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 2 12- O BAL D. Ferrarese J. Harshman -4% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Don Ferrarese facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- CHW F. Hatfield D. Ferrarese -4% 46% Walk
t3 0-0 0 1-- O CHW L. Aparicio D. Ferrarese 4% 50% Lineout: LF
t3 0-0 1 1-- O CHW J. Harshman D. Ferrarese 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 2 1-- O CHW J. Rivera D. Ferrarese 3% 55% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jack Harshman facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- O BAL D. Williams J. Harshman -2% 53% Strikeout
b3 0-0 1 --- BAL H. Evers J. Harshman 3% 56% Single to SS
b3 0-0 1 1-- BAL G. Kell J. Harshman 5% 61% Evers Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Evers to 3B
b3 0-0 1 --3 R BAL G. Kell J. Harshman 8% 69% Double to LF; Evers Scores
b3 1-0 1 -2- BAL B. Nieman J. Harshman 3% 72% Wild Pitch; Kell to 3B
b3 1-0 1 --3 R BAL B. Nieman J. Harshman 7% 79% Double to LF; Kell Scores
b3 2-0 1 -2- R BAL G. Triandos J. Harshman 6% 85% Single to LF; Nieman Scores
b3 3-0 1 1-- BAL H. Smith J. Harshman 2% 87% Walk; Triandos to 2B
Gerry Staley replaces Jack Harshman pitching and batting 9th
b3 3-0 1 12- O BAL B. Gardner G. Staley -2% 85% Flyball: LF
b3 3-0 2 12- O BAL W. Miranda G. Staley -2% 83% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 3.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Orioles' Don Ferrarese facing 2-3-4
t4 0-3 0 --- O CHW N. Fox D. Ferrarese 2% 85% Foul Flyball: LF
t4 0-3 1 --- O CHW M. Minoso D. Ferrarese 1% 86% Flyball: CF
t4 0-3 2 --- O CHW S. Lollar D. Ferrarese 1% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Gerry Staley facing 9-1-2
b4 3-0 0 --- O BAL D. Ferrarese G. Staley -1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-0 1 --- BAL D. Williams G. Staley 1% 87% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
Tito Francona pinch hits for Hoot Evers (RF) batting 2nd
b4 3-0 1 1-- R BAL T. Francona G. Staley 6% 93% Double to LF; Williams Scores/unER
b4 4-0 1 -2- O BAL G. Kell G. Staley -1% 91% Fielder's Choice SS; Francona out at 3B/SS-3B
b4 4-0 2 1-- O BAL B. Nieman G. Staley -1% 91% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 4.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Orioles' Don Ferrarese facing 5-6-7
Tito Francona moves from PH to RF
t5 0-4 0 --- O CHW W. Dropo D. Ferrarese 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-4 1 --- O CHW B. Phillips D. Ferrarese 1% 93% Strikeout
t5 0-4 2 --- O CHW F. Hatfield D. Ferrarese 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 4-0, White Sox' Gerry Staley facing 5-6-7
b5 4-0 0 --- O BAL G. Triandos G. Staley -1% 93% Groundout: P-1B
b5 4-0 1 --- O BAL H. Smith G. Staley -0% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 4-0 2 --- O BAL B. Gardner G. Staley -0% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 4.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Orioles' Don Ferrarese facing 8-9-1
t6 0-4 0 --- O CHW L. Aparicio D. Ferrarese 2% 94% Flyball: LF
Dave Philley pinch hits for Gerry Staley (P) batting 9th
t6 0-4 1 --- O CHW D. Philley D. Ferrarese 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-4 2 --- O CHW J. Rivera D. Ferrarese 1% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 4-0, White Sox' Sandy Consuegra facing 8-9-1
Sandy Consuegra replaces Dave Philley (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-0 0 --- BAL W. Miranda S. Consuegra 1% 96% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
b6 4-0 0 1-- OO BAL D. Ferrarese S. Consuegra -1% 95% Fly Ball Double Play: RF-1B
b6 4-0 2 --- O BAL D. Williams S. Consuegra -0% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 4.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Orioles' Don Ferrarese facing 2-3-4
t7 0-4 0 --- CHW N. Fox D. Ferrarese -3% 92% Single to RF
t7 0-4 0 1-- O CHW M. Minoso D. Ferrarese 2% 95% Foul Flyball: 3B
t7 0-4 1 1-- OO CHW S. Lollar D. Ferrarese 3% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 4-0, White Sox' Sandy Consuegra facing 2-3-4
b7 4-0 0 --- O BAL T. Francona S. Consuegra -0% 97% Flyball: CF
b7 4-0 1 --- O BAL G. Kell S. Consuegra -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-SS-1B
b7 4-0 2 --- BAL B. Nieman S. Consuegra 0% 97% Double to RF
b7 4-0 2 -2- BAL G. Triandos S. Consuegra 0% 97% Intentional Walk
b7 4-0 2 12- R BAL H. Smith S. Consuegra 1% 99% Single to CF; Nieman Scores; Triandos to 2B
b7 5-0 2 12- O BAL B. Gardner S. Consuegra -0% 98% Single to RF; Triandos out at Hm/RF-C; Smith to 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 5.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Don Ferrarese facing 5-6-7
t8 0-5 0 --- CHW W. Dropo D. Ferrarese -1% 97% Walk
t8 0-5 0 1-- O CHW B. Phillips D. Ferrarese 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t8 0-5 1 1-- CHW F. Hatfield D. Ferrarese -1% 97% Single to 2B; Phillips to 2B
t8 0-5 1 12- RR CHW L. Aparicio D. Ferrarese -6% 91% Triple (CF-RF); Phillips Scores; Hatfield Scores
Sammy Esposito pinch hits for Sandy Consuegra (P) batting 9th
t8 2-5 1 --3 RO CHW S. Esposito D. Ferrarese 2% 93% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Aparicio Scores
t8 3-5 2 --- O CHW J. Rivera D. Ferrarese 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-3, White Sox' Ellis Kinder facing 8-9-1
Ellis Kinder replaces Sammy Esposito (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-3 0 --- O BAL W. Miranda E. Kinder -1% 94% Groundout: P-1B
b8 5-3 1 --- O BAL D. Ferrarese E. Kinder -0% 93% Strikeout
b8 5-3 2 --- O BAL D. Williams E. Kinder -0% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Orioles 5.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 3-5, Orioles' Don Ferrarese facing 2-3-4
t9 3-5 0 --- O CHW N. Fox D. Ferrarese 4% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 3-5 1 --- O CHW M. Minoso D. Ferrarese 2% 99% Flyball: 1B
t9 3-5 2 --- O CHW S. Lollar D. Ferrarese 1% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Orioles 5.

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