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Scores
Standings
CLE
@BAL
0
1
 
(11)
BOS
@MIN
8
6
DET
@NYY
5
8
CHW
@WSA
5
4
CHW
@WSA
4
1
MLN
@CHC
5
6
MLN
@CHC
4
2
 
(6)
SFG
@LAD
4
5
CIN
@PHI
2
3
PIT
@STL
8
1
Sunday, September 3, 1961,
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 8,100, Time of Game: 2:43
Indians
0
69-68
 Lost 1 
5th, 22 GB
at Orioles
1
80-59
 Won 1 
3rd, 12 GB
W: Steve Barber (16-10)
L: Bob Allen (3-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10 11    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0    0  5  0
Orioles         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1    1  5  1
Winning Run scored with 1 out

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 2 0 0 0 5 .268 .343 .343 .686 -0.007 1.34 0.096 -0.103 -0.2 4 3
Chuck Essegian CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .296 .342 .549 .891 -0.073 1.56 0.080 -0.153 -0.6 3 0 GDP
Tito Francona LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .288 .350 .442 .792 -0.171 1.83 0.000 -0.171 -1.0 3 0
Vic Power 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .260 .303 .356 .659 -0.177 1.75 0.000 -0.177 -0.9 6 3
Willie Kirkland RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .257 .321 .471 .792 -0.124 1.23 0.000 -0.124 -0.7 2 0
Woodie Held SS 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .268 .359 .453 .812 0.035 1.23 0.092 -0.057 0.2 3 1
Bubba Phillips 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .260 .300 .407 .707 -0.169 1.75 0.000 -0.169 -1.0 0 1
Valmy Thomas C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .186 .262 .220 .482 -0.137 1.27 0.000 -0.137 -0.7 8 0
Gary Bell P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .149 .171 .164 .336 -0.067 1.37 0.025 -0.092 -0.2 2 2
   Bob Nieman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .387 .433 .516 .949 -0.058 2.30 0.000 -0.058 -0.2
   Bob Allen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .250 .417 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Frank Funk P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .118 .063 .180 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 37 0 5 0 1 4 38 .135 .158 .135 .293 -0.948 1.50 0.293 -1.241 -5.4 31 10
TB: J Temple 2; W Held; V Power; C Essegian.
GIDP: C Essegian (6).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Phillips-J Temple-V Power.

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Brooks Robinson 3B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .288 .340 .390 .730 -0.176 1.39 0.000 -0.176 -1.1 2 3
Russ Snyder RF-LF 3 0 0 0 2 1 5 .282 .323 .354 .676 -0.117 1.36 0.038 -0.155 -0.4 2 0
Jackie Brandt CF 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .305 .375 .454 .829 0.138 1.71 0.225 -0.087 0.3 4 0
Jim Gentile 1B 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .321 .443 .688 1.131 -0.119 1.51 0.005 -0.123 -0.5 12 3
Whitey Herzog LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .296 .396 .422 .819 0.039 1.43 0.104 -0.065 0.1 1 0
   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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .268 .366 .475 .842 0.029 3.28 0.029 0.000 -0.1 1 0 SH
Ron Hansen SS 4 0 1 1 1 1 5 .242 .325 .341 .666 -0.039 2.14 0.186 -0.225 -0.2 0 5 GDP
Charlie Lau C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .202 .298 .250 .548 -0.114 1.33 0.013 -0.127 -0.6 4 0
Jerry Adair 2B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .251 .311 .379 .690 0.059 1.44 0.120 -0.062 0.3 5 6
Steve Barber P 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .167 .221 .264 .485 -0.149 1.81 0.000 -0.149 -0.9 2 1 SH
Team Totals 33 1 5 1 7 8 42 .152 .300 .152 .452 -0.449 1.62 0.720 -1.169 -3.2 33 18
SH: S Barber (8, off G Bell); E Robinson (2, off F Funk).
TB: J Adair; W Herzog; J Brandt; R Hansen; C Lau.
GIDP: R Hansen (18).
RBI: R Hansen (50).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Robinson-J Adair-J Gentile.
E: J Brandt (6).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gary Bell 10 4 0 0 5 8 0 4.06 38 87 0.814 1.42 4.9
Bob Allen, L (3-1) 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 3.22 2 0 0 -0.179 2.68 -1.0
Frank Funk 0.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.16 2 2 1 -0.186 3.71 -0.7
Team Totals 10.1 5 1 1 7 8 0 0.87 42 87 2 1 0.449 1.62 3.2
B Allen faced 2 batters in the 11th inning.

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Barber, W (16-10) 11 5 0 0 1 4 0 3.38 38 90 0.949 1.50 5.4
Team Totals 11 5 0 0 1 4 0 0.00 38 90 0.949 1.50 5.4
Balks: None.
WP: B Allen (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Schwarts, 1B - Larry Napp, 2B - Johnny Stevens, 3B - John Rice.
Time of Game: 2:43.
Attendance: 8,100.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

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

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 0-0 0 1-- OO BAL R. Hansen G. Bell -17% 53% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b11 0-0 1 -23 R BAL R. Hansen F. Funk 16% 100% Single to CF (Short CF); Brandt Scores; Gentile to 3B
t9 0-0 2 12- O CLE V. Power S. Barber 11% 63% Lineout: RF
t9 0-0 1 12- O CLE T. Francona S. Barber 10% 52% Lineout: 3B
b11 0-0 0 1-- BAL J. Gentile B. Allen 10% 81% Wild Pitch; Brandt to 2B

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' Steve Barber facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Temple S. Barber 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE C. Essegian S. Barber 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE T. Francona S. Barber 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BAL B. Robinson G. Bell -2% 53% Lineout: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- BAL R. Snyder G. Bell 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- O BAL J. Brandt G. Bell -3% 52% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 1-- O BAL J. Gentile G. Bell -2% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE V. Power S. Barber 2% 52% Lineout: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O CLE W. Kirkland S. Barber 2% 54% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- O CLE W. Held S. Barber 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O BAL W. Herzog G. Bell -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O BAL R. Hansen G. Bell -2% 51% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 --- BAL C. Lau G. Bell 1% 52% Single
b2 0-0 2 1-- O BAL J. Adair G. Bell -2% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Phillips S. Barber 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 1 --- O CLE V. Thomas S. Barber 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-0 2 --- CLE G. Bell S. Barber -2% 52% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Bell to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- O CLE J. Temple S. Barber 4% 55% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O BAL S. Barber G. Bell -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 --- O BAL B. Robinson G. Bell -2% 51% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b3 0-0 2 --- BAL R. Snyder G. Bell 1% 53% Walk
b3 0-0 2 1-- O BAL J. Brandt G. Bell -3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O CLE C. Essegian S. Barber 3% 53% Popfly: 2B
t4 0-0 1 --- O CLE T. Francona S. Barber 2% 55% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-0 2 --- O CLE V. Power S. Barber 1% 56% Single to LF; Power out at 2B/SS-1B-3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 4-5-6
b4 0-0 0 --- O BAL J. Gentile G. Bell -3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- BAL W. Herzog G. Bell 3% 56% Walk
b4 0-0 1 1-- O BAL R. Hansen G. Bell -3% 53% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 2 1-- O BAL C. Lau G. Bell -3% 50% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- O CLE W. Kirkland S. Barber 3% 53% Flyball: LF
t5 0-0 1 --- CLE W. Held S. Barber -3% 50% Single to CF
t5 0-0 1 1-- O CLE B. Phillips S. Barber 4% 53% Lineout: CF
t5 0-0 2 1-- O CLE V. Thomas S. Barber 3% 57% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 8-9-1
b5 0-0 0 --- BAL J. Adair G. Bell 5% 61% Walk
b5 0-0 0 1-- O BAL S. Barber G. Bell -2% 59% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Adair to 2B
b5 0-0 1 -2- O BAL B. Robinson G. Bell -5% 55% Flyball: RF
b5 0-0 2 -2- O BAL R. Snyder G. Bell -5% 50% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 9-1-2
t6 0-0 0 --- O CLE G. Bell S. Barber 3% 53% Strikeout
t6 0-0 1 --- CLE J. Temple S. Barber -4% 50% Single to SS
t6 0-0 1 1-- OO CLE C. Essegian S. Barber 8% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 3-4-5
b6 0-0 0 --- BAL J. Brandt G. Bell 5% 63% Single to LF
b6 0-0 0 1-- O BAL J. Gentile G. Bell -5% 58% Strikeout
b6 0-0 1 1-- O BAL W. Herzog G. Bell -4% 54% Popfly: SS
b6 0-0 2 1-- BAL R. Hansen G. Bell 3% 56% Walk; Brandt to 2B
b6 0-0 2 12- O BAL C. Lau G. Bell -6% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 3-4-5
t7 0-0 0 --- O CLE T. Francona S. Barber 4% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-0 1 --- O CLE V. Power S. Barber 3% 57% Groundout: P-1B
t7 0-0 2 --- O CLE W. Kirkland S. Barber 2% 59% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 8-9-1
b7 0-0 0 --- O BAL J. Adair G. Bell -4% 55% Strikeout Looking
b7 0-0 1 --- O BAL S. Barber G. Bell -3% 52% Strikeout
b7 0-0 2 --- O BAL B. Robinson G. Bell -2% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 6-7-8
t8 0-0 0 --- O CLE W. Held S. Barber 5% 55% Strikeout Looking
t8 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Phillips S. Barber 3% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 0-0 2 --- O CLE V. Thomas S. Barber 2% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 2-3-4
b8 0-0 0 --- O BAL R. Snyder G. Bell -5% 56% Popfly: SS
b8 0-0 1 --- O BAL J. Brandt G. Bell -3% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b8 0-0 2 --- O BAL J. Gentile G. Bell -3% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 9-1-2
t9 0-0 0 --- O CLE G. Bell S. Barber 6% 56% Flyball: RF
t9 0-0 1 --- CLE J. Temple S. Barber -6% 50% Single to 3B/Bunt
t9 0-0 1 1-- CLE C. Essegian S. Barber -8% 42% Single to SS; Temple to 2B
t9 0-0 1 12- O CLE T. Francona S. Barber 10% 52% Lineout: 3B
t9 0-0 2 12- O CLE V. Power S. Barber 11% 63% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 5-6-7
b9 0-0 0 --- BAL W. Herzog G. Bell 7% 71% Single to RF
Marv Breeding pinch runs for Whitey Herzog (LF) batting 5th
b9 0-0 0 1-- OO BAL R. Hansen G. Bell -17% 53% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b9 0-0 2 --- O BAL C. Lau G. Bell -3% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 10th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 5-6-7
Russ Snyder moves from RF to LF
Earl Robinson replaces Marv Breeding (PR) playing RF batting 5th
t10 0-0 0 --- O CLE W. Kirkland S. Barber 6% 56% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t10 0-0 1 --- CLE W. Held S. Barber -6% 50% Walk
t10 0-0 1 1-- O CLE B. Phillips S. Barber 7% 57% Foul Flyball: 1B
t10 0-0 2 1-- O CLE V. Thomas S. Barber 6% 63% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 10th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 8-9-1
b10 0-0 0 --- BAL J. Adair G. Bell 7% 71% Single to CF
b10 0-0 0 1-- O BAL S. Barber G. Bell -8% 63% Bunt Popfly: P
b10 0-0 1 1-- O BAL B. Robinson G. Bell -7% 56% Lineout: LF
b10 0-0 2 1-- O BAL R. Snyder G. Bell -6% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 11th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 9-1-2
Bob Nieman pinch hits for Gary Bell (P) batting 9th
t11 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Nieman S. Barber 6% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
t11 0-0 1 --- O CLE J. Temple S. Barber 4% 60% Flyball: RF
t11 0-0 2 --- O CLE C. Essegian S. Barber 3% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 11th, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bob Allen facing 3-4-5
Bob Allen replaces Bob Nieman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b11 0-0 0 --- BAL J. Brandt B. Allen 7% 71% Walk
b11 0-0 0 1-- BAL J. Gentile B. Allen 10% 81% Wild Pitch; Brandt to 2B
b11 0-0 0 -2- BAL J. Gentile B. Allen 0% 81% Walk
Frank Funk replaces Bob Allen pitching and batting 9th
b11 0-0 0 12- O BAL E. Robinson F. Funk 3% 84% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Brandt to 3B; Gentile to 2B
b11 0-0 1 -23 R BAL R. Hansen F. Funk 16% 100% Single to CF (Short CF); Brandt Scores; Gentile to 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Orioles 1.

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