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KCA
@BAL
2
3
 
(10)
LAA
@DET
7
5
MIN
@WSA
3
0
NYM
@CHC
3
2
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@HOU
5
7
CIN
@LAD
1
7
STL
@SFG
4
8
Thursday, April 25, 1963,
, Memorial Stadium
Attendance: 4,390, Time of Game: 2:46
Athletics
2
9-6
 Lost 1 
2nd, ½ GB
at Orioles
3
9-5
 Won 1 
1st
W: Steve Barber (4-1)
L: John Wyatt (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   1  0  1   0  0  0   0    2  7  0
Orioles         0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0   1    3 10  1
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Kansas City Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Causey SS 3 0 2 0 2 1 5 .417 .500 .542 1.042 0.191 1.45 0.228 -0.037 1.0 2 6
Gino Cimoli RF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .333 .381 .456 .837 -0.162 2.20 0.000 -0.162 -1.2 2 0
Ed Charles 3B 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .327 .426 .365 .792 -0.010 1.81 0.090 -0.099 -0.1 0 0 GDP,IW
Norm Siebern 1B 3 0 1 1 2 0 5 .176 .328 .314 .642 0.162 2.56 0.253 -0.091 1.1 10 1
George Alusik LF 5 0 0 1 0 2 5 .207 .258 .310 .568 -0.259 3.00 0.066 -0.324 -1.3 1 0
Jerry Lumpe 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .190 .213 .207 .420 -0.124 1.25 0.000 -0.124 -0.7 1 4
Bobby Del Greco CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .167 .214 .167 .381 -0.056 1.26 0.041 -0.097 -0.1 3 0
Haywood Sullivan C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .333 .448 .417 .865 0.010 1.14 0.068 -0.058 -0.2 9 1 2B
Dave Wickersham P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .286 .375 .286 .661 -0.097 1.27 0.000 -0.097 -0.6 0 1
   Chuck Essegian PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .140 .196 .256 .451 -0.097 3.60 0.000 -0.097 -0.3
   John Wyatt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 2 7 2 5 7 41 .194 .293 .222 .515 -0.442 1.88 0.746 -1.186 -2.4 * 13
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: H Sullivan (2, off S Barber).
IBB: E Charles (1, by S Barber).
TB: E Charles 2; H Sullivan 2; W Causey 2; G Cimoli; N Siebern.
GIDP: E Charles (2).
RBI: N Siebern (9); G Alusik (3).
2-out RBI: N Siebern.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 9.

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Aparicio SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .362 .393 .500 .893 -0.123 1.04 0.000 -0.123 -0.8 1 5
Jackie Brandt CF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .158 .220 .316 .535 -0.066 1.17 0.051 -0.116 -0.3 1 1
Al Smith RF 5 1 1 2 0 1 5 .333 .404 .588 .992 0.114 1.45 0.238 -0.125 1.0 2 0 HR
Jim Gentile 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 5 .189 .246 .302 .548 0.492 1.05 0.543 -0.051 1.3 12 0 HR,HBP
Boog Powell LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .261 .320 .522 .842 -0.030 1.22 0.045 -0.076 -0.2 1 0
Brooks Robinson 3B 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .320 .364 .380 .744 0.070 1.32 0.099 -0.029 0.5 2 1
Jerry Adair 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .167 .176 .250 .426 -0.124 1.73 0.000 -0.124 -1.0 3 5
   Charlie Lau PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.085 3.46 0.000 -0.085 -0.4
   Bob Johnson 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
John Orsino C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .292 .370 .458 .829 -0.152 1.56 0.000 -0.152 -1.0 7 0
Steve Barber P 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .154 .214 .231 .445 -0.036 1.08 0.099 -0.135 -0.2 1 3 2B
Team Totals 38 3 10 3 1 8 40 .263 .300 .447 .747 0.060 1.32 1.075 -1.016 -1.3 30 17
2B: S Barber (1, off D Wickersham).
HR: A Smith (4, off D Wickersham, 4th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF); J Gentile (2, off J Wyatt, 10th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
HBP: J Gentile (1, by D Wickersham).
TB: J Gentile 5; A Smith 4; S Barber 3; B Robinson 2; B Powell 2; J Brandt.
RBI: A Smith 2 (8); J Gentile (4).
2-out RBI: J Gentile.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Barber-J Adair-J Gentile.
E: L Aparicio (1).
Outfield Assists: J Brandt (W Causey at 3rd base).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: S Barber (2nd base by H Sullivan).

Kansas City Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dave Wickersham 8 9 2 2 1 7 1 2.13 34 62 0.193 1.25 1.5
John Wyatt, L (0-1) 1.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 1.50 6 0 0 -0.252 1.71 -0.2
Team Totals 9.2 10 3 3 1 8 2 2.79 40 62 0 0 -0.059 1.32 1.3

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Barber, W (4-1) 10 7 2 2 5 7 0 1.36 41 72 0.440 1.88 2.4
Team Totals 10 7 2 2 5 7 0 1.80 41 72 0.440 1.88 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: D Wickersham (1; J Gentile).
IBB: S Barber (1; E Charles).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Flaherty, 1B - Cal Drummond, 2B - Lou DiMuro, 3B - Eddie Hurley.
Time of Game: 2:46.
Attendance: 4,390.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Night.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Athletics         Baltimore Orioles
1 Wayne Causey SS 1 Luis Aparicio SS
2 Gino Cimoli RF 2 Jackie Brandt CF
3 Ed Charles 3B 3 Al Smith RF
4 Norm Siebern 1B 4 Jim Gentile 1B
5 George Alusik LF 5 Boog Powell LF
6 Jerry Lumpe 2B 6 Brooks Robinson 3B
7 Bobby Del Greco CF 7 Jerry Adair 2B
8 Haywood Sullivan C 8 John Orsino C
9 Dave Wickersham P 9 Steve Barber P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b10 2-2 2 --- R BAL J. Gentile J. Wyatt 47% 100% Home Run
b4 0-1 0 1-- RR BAL A. Smith D. Wickersham 24% 70% Home Run; Brandt Scores
t6 1-2 2 --3 R KCA N. Siebern S. Barber -16% 54% Single; Cimoli Scores
t10 2-2 2 -23 O KCA G. Alusik S. Barber 14% 62% Strikeout Looking
t8 2-2 2 123 O KCA G. Alusik S. Barber 14% 60% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- KCA W. Causey S. Barber -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O KCA G. Cimoli S. Barber 3% 50% Foul Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO KCA E. Charles S. Barber 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Dave Wickersham facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BAL L. Aparicio D. Wickersham -2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O BAL J. Brandt D. Wickersham -1% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O BAL A. Smith D. Wickersham -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCA N. Siebern S. Barber 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- O KCA G. Alusik S. Barber 2% 54% Flyball: 2B
t2 0-0 2 --- O KCA J. Lumpe S. Barber 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Dave Wickersham facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- BAL J. Gentile D. Wickersham 4% 59% Single to RF
b2 0-0 0 1-- O BAL B. Powell D. Wickersham -4% 55% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 1-- O BAL B. Robinson D. Wickersham -3% 52% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 2 1-- O BAL J. Adair D. Wickersham -2% 50% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- KCA B. Del Greco S. Barber -4% 46% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t3 0-0 0 1-- O KCA H. Sullivan S. Barber 2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B; Del Greco to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- O KCA D. Wickersham S. Barber 4% 52% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 -2- O KCA W. Causey S. Barber 4% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Dave Wickersham facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O BAL J. Orsino D. Wickersham -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-0 1 --- O BAL S. Barber D. Wickersham -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O BAL L. Aparicio D. Wickersham -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Orioles 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O KCA G. Cimoli S. Barber 3% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- KCA E. Charles S. Barber -3% 50% Single
t4 0-0 1 1-- KCA N. Siebern S. Barber -4% 45% Walk; Charles to 2B
t4 0-0 1 12- RO KCA G. Alusik S. Barber -7% 39% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Charles Scores
t4 1-0 2 1-- O KCA J. Lumpe S. Barber 2% 41% Groundout: 2B-P
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Orioles 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Dave Wickersham facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- BAL J. Brandt D. Wickersham 5% 46% Single
b4 0-1 0 1-- RR BAL A. Smith D. Wickersham 24% 70% Home Run; Brandt Scores
b4 2-1 0 --- O BAL J. Gentile D. Wickersham -2% 68% Foul Flyball: C
b4 2-1 1 --- BAL B. Powell D. Wickersham 2% 70% Single to LF
b4 2-1 1 1-- BAL B. Robinson D. Wickersham 3% 73% Single to LF; Powell to 2B
b4 2-1 1 12- O BAL J. Adair D. Wickersham -4% 69% Strikeout Looking
b4 2-1 2 12- O BAL J. Orsino D. Wickersham -4% 65% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Orioles 2.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 7-8-9
t5 1-2 0 --- O KCA B. Del Greco S. Barber 3% 69% Flyball: RF
t5 1-2 1 --- O KCA H. Sullivan S. Barber 2% 71% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-2 2 --- O KCA D. Wickersham S. Barber 1% 72% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-1, Athletics' Dave Wickersham facing 9-1-2
b5 2-1 0 --- BAL S. Barber D. Wickersham 6% 78% Double (CF-RF)
b5 2-1 0 -2- O BAL L. Aparicio D. Wickersham -8% 70% Barber Picked off 2B (C-SS)
b5 2-1 1 --- O BAL L. Aparicio D. Wickersham -1% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-1 2 --- O BAL J. Brandt D. Wickersham -1% 68% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Orioles 2.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 1-2-3
t6 1-2 0 --- KCA W. Causey S. Barber -6% 62% Single to LF
t6 1-2 0 1-- O KCA G. Cimoli S. Barber 3% 64% Single to CF; Causey out at 3B/CF-3B; Cimoli to 2B/Adv on throw
t6 1-2 1 -2- O KCA E. Charles S. Barber 5% 69% Groundout: SS-1B; Cimoli to 3B
t6 1-2 2 --3 R KCA N. Siebern S. Barber -16% 54% Single; Cimoli Scores
t6 2-2 2 1-- O KCA G. Alusik S. Barber 3% 57% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Athletics' Dave Wickersham facing 3-4-5
b6 2-2 0 --- O BAL A. Smith D. Wickersham -3% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 2-2 1 --- BAL J. Gentile D. Wickersham 4% 57% Hit By Pitch
b6 2-2 1 1-- O BAL B. Powell D. Wickersham -4% 53% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b6 2-2 2 1-- BAL B. Robinson D. Wickersham 3% 56% Walk; Powell to 2B
b6 2-2 2 12- O BAL J. Adair D. Wickersham -6% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Orioles 2.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 6-7-8
t7 2-2 0 --- O KCA J. Lumpe S. Barber 4% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 2-2 1 --- O KCA B. Del Greco S. Barber 3% 56% Strikeout Looking
t7 2-2 2 --- O KCA H. Sullivan S. Barber 2% 58% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Athletics' Dave Wickersham facing 8-9-1
b7 2-2 0 --- O BAL J. Orsino D. Wickersham -4% 55% Flyball: CF
b7 2-2 1 --- BAL S. Barber D. Wickersham 4% 59% Single to RF
b7 2-2 1 1-- O BAL L. Aparicio D. Wickersham -5% 54% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b7 2-2 2 1-- O BAL J. Brandt D. Wickersham -4% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Orioles 2.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 9-1-2
t8 2-2 0 --- O KCA D. Wickersham S. Barber 4% 54% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 2-2 1 --- KCA W. Causey S. Barber -5% 50% Walk
t8 2-2 1 1-- O KCA G. Cimoli S. Barber 6% 55% Flyball: 2B
t8 2-2 2 1-- KCA E. Charles S. Barber -4% 51% Single; Causey to 2B
t8 2-2 2 12- KCA N. Siebern S. Barber -5% 46% Walk; Causey to 3B; Charles to 2B
t8 2-2 2 123 O KCA G. Alusik S. Barber 14% 60% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 2, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Athletics' Dave Wickersham facing 3-4-5
b8 2-2 0 --- O BAL A. Smith D. Wickersham -4% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 2-2 1 --- O BAL J. Gentile D. Wickersham -3% 52% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b8 2-2 2 --- BAL B. Powell D. Wickersham 2% 55% Single
b8 2-2 2 1-- BAL B. Robinson D. Wickersham 4% 58% Single to LF; Powell to 2B
Charlie Lau pinch hits for Jerry Adair (2B) batting 7th
b8 2-2 2 12- O BAL C. Lau D. Wickersham -8% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Orioles 2.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 6-7-8
Bob Johnson replaces Charlie Lau (PH) playing 2B batting 7th
t9 2-2 0 --- O KCA J. Lumpe S. Barber 5% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 2-2 1 --- O KCA B. Del Greco S. Barber 4% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 2-2 2 --- KCA H. Sullivan S. Barber -7% 53% Double to RF
Chuck Essegian pinch hits for Dave Wickersham (P) batting 9th
t9 2-2 2 -2- O KCA C. Essegian S. Barber 10% 62% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Athletics' John Wyatt facing 8-9-1
John Wyatt replaces Chuck Essegian (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b9 2-2 0 --- O BAL J. Orsino J. Wyatt -5% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 2-2 1 --- O BAL S. Barber J. Wyatt -4% 53% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
b9 2-2 2 --- O BAL L. Aparicio J. Wyatt -3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Orioles 2.
Top of the 10th, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Orioles' Steve Barber facing 1-2-3
t10 2-2 0 --- KCA W. Causey S. Barber -8% 42% Single to LF
t10 2-2 0 1-- O KCA G. Cimoli S. Barber 2% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B; Causey to 2B
t10 2-2 1 -2- KCA E. Charles S. Barber -2% 42% Intentional Walk
t10 2-2 1 12- O KCA N. Siebern S. Barber 7% 49% Groundout: P-SS-1B; Charles to 2B; Causey to 3B
t10 2-2 2 -23 O KCA G. Alusik S. Barber 14% 62% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 2, Orioles 2.
Bottom of the 10th, Orioles Batting, Tied 2-2, Athletics' John Wyatt facing 2-3-4
b10 2-2 0 --- O BAL J. Brandt J. Wyatt -5% 57% Flyball: RF
b10 2-2 1 --- O BAL A. Smith J. Wyatt -4% 53% Lineout: LF
b10 2-2 2 --- R BAL J. Gentile J. Wyatt 47% 100% Home Run
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Orioles 3.

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