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Standings
CLE
@BAL
5
4
KCA
@LAA
4
6
BOS
@MIN
1
5
DET
@NYY
0
1
CHW
@WSA
3
2
CHW
@WSA
1
5
SFG
@CHC
4
3
 
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LAD
@MLN
4
3
PIT
@STL
4
8
Friday, September 1, 1961,
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 12,721, Time of Game: 2:35
Indians
5
68-66
 Won 4 
5th, 20½ GB
at Orioles
4
78-58
 Lost 1 
3rd, 11½ GB
W: Barry Latman (11-4)
L: Chuck Estrada (11-8)
S: Frank Funk (10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         2  0  3   0  0  0   0  0  0    5  8  0
Orioles         2  0  1   0  0  1   0  0  0    4  6  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Temple 2B 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .267 .343 .344 .686 -0.070 0.55 0.000 -0.070 -0.8 0 0
Jim Piersall CF 3 2 1 0 2 0 5 .327 .383 .449 .832 0.047 0.68 0.083 -0.036 0.5 1 0 SB
Tito Francona LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 5 .291 .354 .449 .803 -0.054 0.90 0.044 -0.099 -0.5 0 0 CS,HBP
Willie Kirkland RF 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .259 .323 .479 .803 0.036 1.11 0.080 -0.044 0.4 6 0
Bubba Phillips 3B 3 1 0 0 0 2 4 .262 .303 .412 .716 -0.063 1.46 0.030 -0.093 -0.7 3 2 HBP
Vic Power 1B 4 1 2 3 0 0 4 .259 .301 .357 .658 0.311 1.64 0.355 -0.044 3.0 4 2
Woodie Held SS 4 0 2 1 0 2 4 .265 .356 .453 .809 0.020 1.19 0.133 -0.113 0.0 2 0 2B
Valmy Thomas C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .188 .278 .229 .507 0.022 0.90 0.084 -0.063 0.1 8 0 2B
Barry Latman P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .089 .146 .133 .279 -0.046 0.60 0.000 -0.046 -0.5 1 1
   Frank Funk P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .063 .118 .063 .180 -0.078 1.53 0.000 -0.078 -0.8 2 0
Team Totals 33 5 8 4 4 8 39 .242 .359 .303 .662 0.125 1.00 0.809 -0.686 0.6 27 5
2B: W Held (19, off C Estrada); V Thomas (2, off C Estrada).
HBP: B Phillips (4, by C Estrada); T Francona (3, by H Wilhelm).
TB: W Held 3; W Kirkland 2; V Thomas 2; V Power 2; J Piersall.
RBI: V Power 3 (56); W Held (60).
2-out RBI: V Power 3; W Held.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. V Power-B Latman-W Held.
Baserunning
SB: J Piersall (7, 2nd base off C Estrada/C Lau).
CS: T Francona (1, 2nd base by H Wilhelm/C Lau).
Pickoffs: W Held (3rd base by C Lau).

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brooks Robinson 3B 4 2 2 2 0 1 4 .291 .343 .395 .738 0.176 1.19 0.237 -0.061 1.7 3 2 2·HR
Whitey Herzog LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .296 .397 .426 .823 -0.008 1.02 0.087 -0.095 0.4 0 0 HR
Jackie Brandt CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .307 .377 .460 .836 -0.056 1.43 0.071 -0.127 0.2 4 0 3B
Jim Gentile 1B 3 0 1 1 0 1 4 .328 .450 .704 1.154 -0.050 1.48 0.042 -0.092 -0.1 6 0 SF
Ron Hansen SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .245 .328 .346 .674 -0.021 1.11 0.051 -0.071 -0.4 4 1
   Marv Breeding PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .208 .244 .255 .499 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Earl Robinson RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .272 .371 .483 .855 -0.084 1.11 0.000 -0.084 -0.6 0 0
   Dave Philley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262 .293 .377 .670 -0.096 3.45 0.000 -0.096 -0.2
Charlie Lau C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .196 .298 .247 .546 0.002 1.10 0.053 -0.051 0.1 8 3
Jerry Adair 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .248 .309 .381 .689 -0.083 1.16 0.000 -0.083 -0.6 2 0
Chuck Estrada P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .119 .148 .136 .283 -0.093 1.28 0.000 -0.093 -0.7 0 2 SH
   Marv Throneberry PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .227 .318 .407 .726 -0.063 2.47 0.000 -0.063 -0.2
   Hoyt Wilhelm P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .100 .000 .100 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 30 4 6 4 1 7 33 .200 .219 .567 .785 -0.376 1.32 0.541 -0.916 -0.4 27 9
3B: J Brandt (5, off B Latman).
HR: B Robinson 2 (6, 2 off B Latman, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF Line; 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); W Herzog (5, off B Latman, 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
SF: J Gentile (6, off B Latman).
SH: C Estrada (5, off B Latman).
TB: B Robinson 8; W Herzog 4; J Brandt 3; J Gentile; C Lau.
RBI: B Robinson 2 (49); J Gentile (125); W Herzog (30).
2-out RBI: W Herzog.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Lau-B Robinson.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Barry Latman, W (11-4) 6 6 4 4 0 3 3 3.68 23 47 -0.067 0.98 -1.1
Frank Funk, S (10) 3 0 0 0 1 4 0 3.18 10 0 0 0.443 2.10 1.5
Team Totals 9 6 4 4 1 7 3 4.00 33 47 0 0 0.376 1.32 0.4

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Chuck Estrada, L (11-8) 8 8 5 5 4 7 0 4.15 36 49 -0.160 1.05 -1.1
Hoyt Wilhelm 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.50 3 0 0 0.037 0.52 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 5 5 4 8 0 5.00 39 49 0 0 -0.123 1.00 -0.6
Balks: C Estrada (2).
WP: None.
HBP: C Estrada (9; B Phillips); H Wilhelm (4; T Francona).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - Johnny Stevens, 2B - John Rice, 3B - Harry Schwarts.
Time of Game: 2:35.
Attendance: 12,721.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Baltimore Orioles
1 Johnny Temple 2B 1 Brooks Robinson 3B
2 Jim Piersall CF 2 Whitey Herzog LF
3 Tito Francona LF 3 Jackie Brandt CF
4 Willie Kirkland RF 4 Jim Gentile 1B
5 Bubba Phillips 3B 5 Ron Hansen SS
6 Vic Power 1B 6 Earl Robinson RF
7 Woodie Held SS 7 Charlie Lau C
8 Valmy Thomas C 8 Jerry Adair 2B
9 Barry Latman P 9 Chuck Estrada P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 123 RR CLE V. Power C. Estrada 17% 69% Single to CF (Deep CF-RF); Piersall Scores; Francona Scores; Phillips to 3B
b6 3-5 0 --- R BAL B. Robinson B. Latman -14% 61% Home Run (Deep LF)
t8 5-4 1 -23 OO CLE F. Funk C. Estrada -14% 70% Double Play: Strikeout, Held Picked off 3B (C-3B)
t3 2-2 2 1-3 R CLE V. Power C. Estrada 12% 62% Single to RF; Piersall Scores; Phillips to 3B
t3 3-2 2 1-3 R CLE W. Held C. Estrada 11% 73% Double to LF; Phillips Scores; Power to 3B

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' Chuck Estrada facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Temple C. Estrada -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE J. Piersall C. Estrada 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- CLE T. Francona C. Estrada 4% 54% Walk; Piersall to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O CLE W. Kirkland C. Estrada -4% 49% Lineout: CF
t1 0-0 2 12- CLE B. Phillips C. Estrada 3% 52% Hit By Pitch; Piersall to 3B; Francona to 2B
t1 0-0 2 123 RR CLE V. Power C. Estrada 17% 69% Single to CF (Deep CF-RF); Piersall Scores; Francona Scores; Phillips to 3B
t1 2-0 2 1-3 O CLE W. Held C. Estrada -4% 66% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Barry Latman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- R BAL B. Robinson B. Latman -10% 56% Home Run (Deep LF Line)
b1 1-2 0 --- O BAL W. Herzog B. Latman 2% 58% Flyball: RF
b1 1-2 1 --- BAL J. Brandt B. Latman -7% 51% Triple to RF (Deep RF Line)
b1 1-2 1 --3 RO BAL J. Gentile B. Latman -2% 49% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Brandt Scores
b1 2-2 2 --- O BAL R. Hansen B. Latman 1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Orioles 2.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Chuck Estrada facing 8-9-1
t2 2-2 0 --- O CLE V. Thomas C. Estrada -2% 48% Strikeout
t2 2-2 1 --- O CLE B. Latman C. Estrada -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t2 2-2 2 --- O CLE J. Temple C. Estrada -1% 45% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Barry Latman facing 6-7-8
b2 2-2 0 --- O BAL E. Robinson B. Latman 2% 47% Strikeout
b2 2-2 1 --- O BAL C. Lau B. Latman 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b2 2-2 2 --- O BAL J. Adair B. Latman 1% 50% Popfly: P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Orioles 2.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Chuck Estrada facing 2-3-4
t3 2-2 0 --- CLE J. Piersall C. Estrada 4% 54% Walk
t3 2-2 0 1-- O CLE T. Francona C. Estrada -4% 50% Lineout: SS
t3 2-2 1 1-- CLE W. Kirkland C. Estrada 4% 54% Single to CF; Piersall to 2B
t3 2-2 1 12- O CLE B. Phillips C. Estrada -4% 50% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B; Piersall to 3B
t3 2-2 2 1-3 R CLE V. Power C. Estrada 12% 62% Single to RF; Piersall Scores; Phillips to 3B
t3 3-2 2 1-3 R CLE W. Held C. Estrada 11% 73% Double to LF; Phillips Scores; Power to 3B
t3 4-2 2 -23 R CLE V. Thomas C. Estrada 7% 80% Balk; Power Scores/No RBI; Held to 3B
t3 5-2 2 --3 O CLE V. Thomas C. Estrada -2% 77% Groundout: C-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 2-5, Indians' Barry Latman facing 9-1-2
b3 2-5 0 --- O BAL C. Estrada B. Latman 2% 80% Strikeout
b3 2-5 1 --- O BAL B. Robinson B. Latman 2% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 2-5 2 --- R BAL W. Herzog B. Latman -9% 72% Home Run (Deep RF)
b3 3-5 2 --- O BAL J. Brandt B. Latman 1% 74% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Orioles 3.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-3, Orioles' Chuck Estrada facing 9-1-2
t4 5-3 0 --- O CLE B. Latman C. Estrada -2% 72% Groundout: P-1B
t4 5-3 1 --- O CLE J. Temple C. Estrada -1% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 5-3 2 --- CLE J. Piersall C. Estrada 1% 72% Single
t4 5-3 2 1-- CLE T. Francona C. Estrada 1% 72% Piersall Steals 2B
t4 5-3 2 -2- O CLE T. Francona C. Estrada -3% 70% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-5, Indians' Barry Latman facing 4-5-6
b4 3-5 0 --- O BAL J. Gentile B. Latman 3% 73% Flyball: RF
b4 3-5 1 --- O BAL R. Hansen B. Latman 2% 75% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 3-5 2 --- O BAL E. Robinson B. Latman 1% 76% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Orioles 3.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-3, Orioles' Chuck Estrada facing 4-5-6
t5 5-3 0 --- CLE W. Kirkland C. Estrada 3% 78% Single to RF
t5 5-3 0 1-- O CLE B. Phillips C. Estrada -2% 76% Strikeout Looking
t5 5-3 1 1-- O CLE V. Power C. Estrada -2% 74% Flyball: CF
t5 5-3 2 1-- O CLE W. Held C. Estrada -2% 72% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-5, Indians' Barry Latman facing 7-8-9
b5 3-5 0 --- BAL C. Lau B. Latman -5% 67% Single to RF
b5 3-5 0 1-- O BAL J. Adair B. Latman 5% 72% Lineout: SS
b5 3-5 1 1-- OO BAL C. Estrada B. Latman 7% 79% Double Play: Bunt Groundout: 1B/Sacrifice; Lau out at 3B/P-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Orioles 3.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-3, Orioles' Chuck Estrada facing 8-9-1
t6 5-3 0 --- O CLE V. Thomas C. Estrada -2% 77% Lineout: SS
t6 5-3 1 --- O CLE B. Latman C. Estrada -1% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 5-3 2 --- O CLE J. Temple C. Estrada -1% 75% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Orioles 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 3-5, Indians' Barry Latman facing 1-2-3
b6 3-5 0 --- R BAL B. Robinson B. Latman -14% 61% Home Run (Deep LF)
b6 4-5 0 --- O BAL W. Herzog B. Latman 4% 65% Popfly: 3B
b6 4-5 1 --- O BAL J. Brandt B. Latman 3% 68% Bunt Popfly: 3B
b6 4-5 2 --- BAL J. Gentile B. Latman -2% 66% Single to CF
b6 4-5 2 1-- O BAL R. Hansen B. Latman 4% 70% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Orioles 4.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-4, Orioles' Chuck Estrada facing 2-3-4
t7 5-4 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall C. Estrada -2% 67% Popfly: 2B
t7 5-4 1 --- O CLE T. Francona C. Estrada -2% 66% Popfly: 3B
t7 5-4 2 --- CLE W. Kirkland C. Estrada 1% 67% Walk
t7 5-4 2 1-- O CLE B. Phillips C. Estrada -3% 64% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Orioles 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 4-5, Indians' Frank Funk facing 6-7-8
Frank Funk replaces Barry Latman pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-5 0 --- O BAL E. Robinson F. Funk 5% 69% Strikeout
b7 4-5 1 --- O BAL C. Lau F. Funk 3% 73% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 4-5 2 --- O BAL J. Adair F. Funk 2% 75% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Orioles 4.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-4, Orioles' Chuck Estrada facing 6-7-8
t8 5-4 0 --- O CLE V. Power C. Estrada -2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 5-4 1 --- CLE W. Held C. Estrada 2% 75% Single/Bunt
t8 5-4 1 1-- CLE V. Thomas C. Estrada 8% 84% Double to LF; Held to 3B
t8 5-4 1 -23 OO CLE F. Funk C. Estrada -14% 70% Double Play: Strikeout, Held Picked off 3B (C-3B)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Orioles 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 4-5, Indians' Frank Funk facing 9-1-2
Marv Throneberry pinch hits for Chuck Estrada (P) batting 9th
b8 4-5 0 --- O BAL M. Throneberry F. Funk 6% 76% Strikeout
b8 4-5 1 --- O BAL B. Robinson F. Funk 5% 81% Strikeout Looking
b8 4-5 2 --- O BAL W. Herzog F. Funk 3% 84% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Orioles 4.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-4, Orioles' Hoyt Wilhelm facing 1-2-3
Hoyt Wilhelm replaces Marv Throneberry (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-4 0 --- O CLE J. Temple H. Wilhelm -2% 82% Strikeout
t9 5-4 1 --- O CLE J. Piersall H. Wilhelm -1% 81% Groundout: P-1B
t9 5-4 2 --- CLE T. Francona H. Wilhelm 1% 82% Hit By Pitch
t9 5-4 2 1-- O CLE W. Kirkland H. Wilhelm -2% 80% Francona Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Orioles 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 4-5, Indians' Frank Funk facing 3-4-5
b9 4-5 0 --- O BAL J. Brandt F. Funk 9% 89% Foul Flyball: 3B
b9 4-5 1 --- O BAL J. Gentile F. Funk 6% 95% Strikeout
b9 4-5 2 --- BAL R. Hansen F. Funk -5% 90% Walk
Dave Philley pinch hits for Earl Robinson (RF) batting 6th
Marv Breeding pinch runs for Ron Hansen (SS) batting 5th
b9 4-5 2 1-- O BAL D. Philley F. Funk 10% 100% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Orioles 4.

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