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Scores
Standings
CHW
@BAL
1
8
CHW
@BAL
5
1
KCA
@BOS
1
2
KCA
@BOS
7
6
 
(10)
DET
@NYY
0
7
DET
@NYY
5
4
CLE
@WSH
4
1
PIT
@CHC
2
0
PIT
@CHC
2
1
PHI
@CIN
5
10
PHI
@CIN
11
4
BRO
@MLN
2
6
NYG
@STL
3
4
NYG
@STL
4
3
Sunday, August 26, 1956,
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:12
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
White Sox
1
66-54
 Lost 1 
3rd, 10½ GB
at Orioles
8
55-67
 Won 1 
6th, 23½ GB
W: Bill Wight (8-10)
L: Billy Pierce (18-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  3
Orioles         1  4  0   0  0  0   0  3  X    8 12  0

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Aparicio SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .267 .302 .337 .639 -0.069 0.57 0.000 -0.069 -1.1 0 2 GDP
Nellie Fox 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .309 .358 .391 .748 -0.044 0.44 0.000 -0.044 -0.7 3 1
Larry Doby CF 3 1 0 0 0 2 4 .259 .384 .444 .827 -0.019 0.39 0.013 -0.032 -0.2 2 0 HBP
   Jim Delsing CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .082 .274 .122 .397 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Minnie Minoso LF 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .304 .421 .463 .884 0.021 0.53 0.045 -0.024 0.5 0 1
Walt Dropo 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .251 .332 .333 .666 -0.009 0.73 0.044 -0.053 -0.6 5 0 2B
Les Moss C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .245 .333 .531 .864 -0.030 0.66 0.021 -0.051 -0.5 10 0
Bubba Phillips RF 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .241 .279 .345 .624 0.000 0.86 0.049 -0.049 0.3 3 0
Fred Hatfield 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .278 .371 .380 .750 -0.078 0.78 0.000 -0.078 -1.2 1 2
Billy Pierce P 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .108 .149 .108 .258 0.005 0.37 0.021 -0.016 0.1 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 3 5 35 .161 .257 .194 .451 -0.223 0.60 0.193 -0.416 -3.3 24 6
2B: W Dropo (10, off B Wight).
HBP: L Doby (3, by B Wight).
TB: W Dropo 2; B Pierce 2; M Minoso 2.
GIDP: L Aparicio (7).
RBI: B Phillips (5).
2-out RBI: B Phillips.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: M Minoso 2 (8); L Aparicio (27).
Outfield Assists: M Minoso (B Boyd at 3rd base).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick Williams CF 3 2 1 1 1 1 4 .287 .333 .475 .809 0.106 0.48 0.116 -0.010 1.5 1 0 3B
Bob Boyd 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .336 .402 .445 .847 0.036 0.47 0.049 -0.012 -0.1 13 2
George Kell 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .296 .354 .417 .772 -0.022 0.22 0.000 -0.022 -0.6 0 3
Bob Nieman LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .327 .438 .519 .957 0.004 0.17 0.012 -0.008 0.1 1 0
Gus Triandos C 4 1 2 0 0 2 4 .276 .349 .423 .773 -0.015 0.26 0.008 -0.023 0.8 5 0
Tito Francona RF 4 2 2 0 0 1 4 .256 .337 .376 .713 0.027 0.26 0.036 -0.008 0.3 1 0 SB
Billy Gardner 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .230 .286 .338 .624 0.035 0.44 0.047 -0.012 -0.5 3 6
Willy Miranda SS 4 2 2 3 0 0 4 .219 .287 .295 .582 0.122 0.42 0.131 -0.009 3.1 1 6 2·2B,SB
Bill Wight P 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .196 .212 .196 .408 -0.016 0.21 0.007 -0.023 -0.4 2 0
Team Totals 35 8 12 4 1 8 36 .343 .361 .457 .818 0.277 0.33 0.406 -0.127 4.2 27 17
2B: W Miranda 2 (15, 2 off B Pierce).
3B: D Williams (3, off B Pierce).
TB: W Miranda 4; D Williams 3; T Francona 2; G Triandos 2; B Nieman 2; B Gardner; B Boyd; B Wight.
RBI: W Miranda 3 (30); D Williams (28).
2-out RBI: W Miranda.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 3 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Miranda-B Gardner-B Boyd.
Baserunning
SB: W Miranda (1, 3rd base off B Pierce/L Moss); T Francona (10, Home off B Pierce/L Moss).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Billy Pierce, L (18-6) 8 12 8 6 1 8 0 3.40 36 37 -0.277 0.33 -4.2
Team Totals 8 12 8 6 1 8 0 6.75 36 37 -0.277 0.33 -4.2

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Wight, W (8-10) 9 5 1 1 3 5 0 4.26 35 75 0.223 0.60 3.3
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 3 5 0 1.00 35 75 0.223 0.60 3.3
Balks: None.
WP: B Pierce (5).
HBP: B Wight (6; L Doby).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Nestor Chylak, 1B - Hank Soar, 2B - Joe Paparella, 3B - Eddie Hurley.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Baltimore Orioles
1 Luis Aparicio SS 1 Dick Williams CF
2 Nellie Fox 2B 2 Bob Boyd 1B
3 Larry Doby CF 3 George Kell 3B
4 Minnie Minoso LF 4 Bob Nieman LF
5 Walt Dropo 1B 5 Gus Triandos C
6 Les Moss C 6 Tito Francona RF
7 Bubba Phillips RF 7 Billy Gardner 2B
8 Fred Hatfield 3B 8 Willy Miranda SS
9 Billy Pierce P 9 Bill Wight P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 1-0 0 12- RR BAL W. Miranda B. Pierce 12% 86% Double (LF-CF); Francona Scores; Gardner Scores
b2 3-0 1 -2- RR BAL D. Williams B. Pierce 8% 92% Triple (CF-RF); Miranda Scores; Williams Scores/Adv on E6/No RBI/unER
t4 1-5 2 123 O CHW F. Hatfield B. Wight 6% 92% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-5 2 123 R CHW B. Phillips B. Wight -5% 86% Walk; Doby Scores; Minoso to 3B; Moss to 2B
b1 0-0 0 1-- RO BAL B. Boyd B. Pierce 5% 63% Single to LF; Williams Scores/Adv on E7/No RBI; Boyd out at 3B/LF-SS-3B

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' Bill Wight facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW L. Aparicio B. Wight 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW N. Fox B. Wight 2% 54% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHW L. Doby B. Wight 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- BAL D. Williams B. Pierce 4% 58% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- RO BAL B. Boyd B. Pierce 5% 63% Single to LF; Williams Scores/Adv on E7/No RBI; Boyd out at 3B/LF-SS-3B
b1 1-0 1 --- O BAL G. Kell B. Pierce -1% 62% Flyball: CF
b1 1-0 2 --- BAL B. Nieman B. Pierce 1% 63% Single to RF
b1 1-0 2 1-- O BAL G. Triandos B. Pierce -2% 61% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 1.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Bill Wight facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CHW M. Minoso B. Wight 2% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- CHW W. Dropo B. Wight -4% 59% Double to LF
t2 0-1 1 -2- O CHW L. Moss B. Wight 4% 63% Lineout: RF
t2 0-1 2 -2- O CHW B. Phillips B. Wight 3% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- BAL T. Francona B. Pierce 3% 69% Single to SS
b2 1-0 0 1-- BAL B. Gardner B. Pierce 5% 74% Single to LF; Francona to 2B
b2 1-0 0 12- RR BAL W. Miranda B. Pierce 12% 86% Double (LF-CF); Francona Scores; Gardner Scores
b2 3-0 0 -2- O BAL B. Wight B. Pierce -2% 84% Strikeout
b2 3-0 1 -2- RR BAL D. Williams B. Pierce 8% 92% Triple (CF-RF); Miranda Scores; Williams Scores/Adv on E6/No RBI/unER
b2 5-0 1 --- O BAL B. Boyd B. Pierce -0% 92% Lineout: 2B
b2 5-0 2 --- O BAL G. Kell B. Pierce -0% 92% Flyball: 1B
4 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 5.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Bill Wight facing 8-9-1
t3 0-5 0 --- O CHW F. Hatfield B. Wight 1% 93% Groundout: 1B-P
t3 0-5 1 --- CHW B. Pierce B. Wight -1% 91% Single to RF
t3 0-5 1 1-- OO CHW L. Aparicio B. Wight 3% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-0, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 4-5-6
b3 5-0 0 --- O BAL B. Nieman B. Pierce -0% 93% Strikeout Looking
b3 5-0 1 --- O BAL G. Triandos B. Pierce -0% 93% Strikeout
b3 5-0 2 --- BAL T. Francona B. Pierce 0% 93% Single to SS
b3 5-0 2 1-- O BAL B. Gardner B. Pierce -0% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Orioles 5.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Bill Wight facing 2-3-4
t4 0-5 0 --- O CHW N. Fox B. Wight 1% 94% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-5 1 --- CHW L. Doby B. Wight -1% 93% Hit By Pitch
t4 0-5 1 1-- CHW M. Minoso B. Wight -2% 91% Single to CF; Doby to 2B
t4 0-5 1 12- O CHW W. Dropo B. Wight 3% 93% Flyball: CF
t4 0-5 2 12- CHW L. Moss B. Wight -2% 91% Walk; Doby to 3B; Minoso to 2B
t4 0-5 2 123 R CHW B. Phillips B. Wight -5% 86% Walk; Doby Scores; Minoso to 3B; Moss to 2B
t4 1-5 2 123 O CHW F. Hatfield B. Wight 6% 92% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-1, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 8-9-1
b4 5-1 0 --- O BAL W. Miranda B. Pierce -1% 91% Foul Flyball: 1B
b4 5-1 1 --- BAL B. Wight B. Pierce 1% 92% Single to RF
b4 5-1 1 1-- O BAL D. Williams B. Pierce -1% 91% Strikeout
b4 5-1 2 1-- O BAL B. Boyd B. Pierce -1% 91% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 5.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Orioles' Bill Wight facing 9-1-2
t5 1-5 0 --- O CHW B. Pierce B. Wight 2% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-5 1 --- O CHW L. Aparicio B. Wight 1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-5 2 --- O CHW N. Fox B. Wight 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-1, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 3-4-5
b5 5-1 0 --- O BAL G. Kell B. Pierce -1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 5-1 1 --- O BAL B. Nieman B. Pierce -0% 93% Flyball: 2B
b5 5-1 2 --- BAL G. Triandos B. Pierce 0% 93% Single to 3B
b5 5-1 2 1-- O BAL T. Francona B. Pierce -1% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 5.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Orioles' Bill Wight facing 3-4-5
t6 1-5 0 --- O CHW L. Doby B. Wight 2% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-5 1 --- CHW M. Minoso B. Wight -2% 92% Single to CF
t6 1-5 1 1-- O CHW W. Dropo B. Wight 2% 94% Strikeout
t6 1-5 2 1-- O CHW L. Moss B. Wight 1% 96% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-1, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 7-8-9
b6 5-1 0 --- O BAL B. Gardner B. Pierce -0% 95% Foul Flyball: C
b6 5-1 1 --- O BAL W. Miranda B. Pierce -0% 95% Flyball: RF
b6 5-1 2 --- O BAL B. Wight B. Pierce -0% 95% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 5.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Orioles' Bill Wight facing 7-8-9
t7 1-5 0 --- O CHW B. Phillips B. Wight 1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-5 1 --- O CHW F. Hatfield B. Wight 1% 97% Strikeout
t7 1-5 2 --- CHW B. Pierce B. Wight -1% 96% Single to CF
t7 1-5 2 1-- O CHW L. Aparicio B. Wight 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-1, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 1-2-3
b7 5-1 0 --- O BAL D. Williams B. Pierce -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 5-1 1 --- O BAL B. Boyd B. Pierce -0% 97% Flyball: RF
b7 5-1 2 --- O BAL G. Kell B. Pierce -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 5.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Orioles' Bill Wight facing 2-3-4
t8 1-5 0 --- O CHW N. Fox B. Wight 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-5 1 --- O CHW L. Doby B. Wight 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
t8 1-5 2 --- CHW M. Minoso B. Wight -1% 98% Walk
t8 1-5 2 1-- O CHW W. Dropo B. Wight 1% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-1, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 4-5-6
Jim Delsing replaces Larry Doby playing CF batting 3rd
b8 5-1 0 --- BAL B. Nieman B. Pierce 0% 99% Single to CF
b8 5-1 0 1-- BAL G. Triandos B. Pierce 0% 100% Single to LF; Nieman to 3B/Adv on E7; Triandos to 2B
b8 5-1 0 -23 O BAL T. Francona B. Pierce -0% 99% Fielder's Choice 2B; Nieman out at Hm/2B-C; Triandos to 3B
b8 5-1 1 1-3 O BAL B. Gardner B. Pierce -0% 99% Flyball: 2B
b8 5-1 2 1-3 R BAL W. Miranda B. Pierce 1% 100% Double to LF; Triandos Scores/unER; Francona to 3B
b8 6-1 2 -23 R BAL B. Wight B. Pierce 0% 100% Francona Steals Hm; Miranda Steals 3B
b8 7-1 2 --3 R BAL B. Wight B. Pierce 0% 100% Wild Pitch; Miranda Scores
b8 8-1 2 --- O BAL B. Wight B. Pierce 0% 100% Strikeout
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 8.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-8, Orioles' Bill Wight facing 6-7-8
t9 1-8 0 --- O CHW L. Moss B. Wight 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 1-8 1 --- O CHW B. Phillips B. Wight 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 1-8 2 --- O CHW F. Hatfield B. Wight 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Orioles 8.

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