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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
4
3
CHW
@CLE
5
4
SLB
@DET
4
5
PHA
@WSH
8
5
CIN
@CHC
7
6
BRO
@NYG
1
4
BSN
@PHI
3
2
 
(10)
BSN
@PHI
3
1
PIT
@STL
14
9
Saturday, September 7, 1940,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 19,000, Time of Game: 1:52
Yankees
4
74-57
 Won 1 
3rd, 1 GB
at Red Sox
3
72-61
 Lost 1 
4th, 4 GB
W: Marius Russo (13-5)
L: Joe Heving (10-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         1  0  0   2  0  1   0  0  0    4  8  0
Red Sox         1  0  1   0  0  0   0  1  0    3  8  1

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Gordon 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .277 .333 .490 .823 -0.049 1.10 0.074 -0.123 -0.4 5 1 2B,SB,GDP
Red Rolfe 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .241 .307 .365 .672 -0.097 0.96 0.000 -0.097 -1.1 1 2
Tommy Henrich RF 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .307 .408 .539 .947 0.014 1.23 0.014 0.000 0.1
   George Selkirk RF 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .261 .399 .472 .871 0.038 0.91 0.066 -0.027 0.5 2 0
Joe DiMaggio CF 3 2 2 2 1 0 4 .343 .419 .626 1.046 0.200 0.94 0.221 -0.021 1.6 4 0 HR
Charlie Keller LF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .291 .410 .548 .958 0.071 0.94 0.154 -0.083 0.3 1 0 2B,GDP
Buddy Rosar C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .294 .349 .423 .772 -0.127 0.93 0.027 -0.154 -1.5 2 1 CS
Babe Dahlgren 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .264 .319 .390 .708 -0.067 0.61 0.000 -0.067 -0.8 12 0
Frankie Crosetti SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .309 .293 .602 -0.068 0.68 0.013 -0.081 -0.8 0 6 CS,HBP
Marius Russo P 3 0 2 0 0 1 3 .207 .303 .259 .562 0.069 0.76 0.083 -0.014 0.6 0 6 2B
Team Totals 30 4 8 4 4 2 35 .267 .371 .467 .838 -0.016 0.89 0.652 -0.667 -1.3 27 16
2B: M Russo (3, off J Heving); C Keller (16, off J Heving); J Gordon (24, off J Heving).
HR: J DiMaggio (29, off J Heving, 4th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
HBP: F Crosetti (9, by J Heving).
TB: J DiMaggio 5; M Russo 3; C Keller 2; J Gordon 2; G Selkirk; T Henrich.
GIDP: J Gordon (10); C Keller (10).
RBI: J DiMaggio 2 (111); C Keller (81); T Henrich (53).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Rosar-J Gordon.
Baserunning
SB: J Gordon (18, 2nd base off J Heving/J Foxx).
CS: F Crosetti (8, 2nd base by J Heving/J Foxx); B Rosar (1, 2nd base by L Grove/J Foxx).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dom DiMaggio CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .302 .366 .455 .821 -0.061 1.10 0.036 -0.097 -0.3 2 0
Doc Cramer RF 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 .309 .346 .389 .735 -0.082 1.19 0.014 -0.096 -0.6 0 1 SH
Jimmie Foxx C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .310 .425 .613 1.039 0.017 1.01 0.068 -0.051 0.4 3 2
Ted Williams LF 4 1 2 3 0 0 4 .340 .442 .595 1.037 0.188 1.42 0.226 -0.038 1.8 1 0 HR
Joe Cronin SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .283 .377 .502 .879 -0.134 1.19 0.000 -0.134 -1.1 2 4
Bobby Doerr 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .288 .355 .489 .844 -0.171 1.59 0.000 -0.171 -0.9 4 6
Lou Finney 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .325 .360 .468 .828 -0.125 1.74 0.067 -0.193 -0.6 14 0 CS
Charlie Gelbert 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .289 .357 .377 .734 -0.003 1.41 0.072 -0.075 -0.2 1 3
Joe Heving P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .242 .167 .409 -0.058 1.03 0.000 -0.058 -0.5 0 2
   Jim Bagby PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .246 .446 0.024 0.68 0.024 0.000 0.1
   Lefty Grove P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .188 .200 .388 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Tom Carey PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .378 .410 .405 .816 -0.110 3.74 0.000 -0.110 -0.3
Team Totals 33 3 8 3 2 1 36 .242 .286 .333 .619 -0.515 1.34 0.507 -1.023 -2.3 27 19
HR: T Williams (19, off M Russo, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
SH: D Cramer (14, off M Russo).
TB: T Williams 5; J Foxx 2; J Bagby; D DiMaggio; L Finney; C Gelbert.
RBI: T Williams 3 (93).
2-out RBI: T Williams 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Cronin-B Doerr-L Finney 2.
E: B Doerr (19).
Outfield Assists: D Cramer (T Henrich at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: L Finney (2, 2nd base by M Russo/B Rosar).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Marius Russo, W (13-5) 9 8 3 3 2 1 1 2.84 36 58 0.516 1.34 2.3
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 2 1 1 3.00 36 58 0.516 1.34 2.3

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Heving, L (10-5) 7 8 4 4 2 2 1 3.78 29 45 -0.068 0.92 0.1
Lefty Grove 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 3.87 6 0 0 0.084 0.73 1.2
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 4 2 1 4.00 35 45 0 0 0.016 0.89 1.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Heving (2; F Crosetti).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eddie Rommel, 1B - Cal Hubbard, 2B - (none), 3B - George Moriarty.
Time of Game: 1:52.
Attendance: 19,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Boston Red Sox
1 Joe Gordon 2B 1 Dom DiMaggio CF
2 Red Rolfe 3B 2 Doc Cramer RF
3 Tommy Henrich RF 3 Jimmie Foxx C
4 Joe DiMaggio CF 4 Ted Williams LF
5 Charlie Keller LF 5 Joe Cronin SS
6 Buddy Rosar C 6 Bobby Doerr 2B
7 Babe Dahlgren 1B 7 Lou Finney 1B
8 Frankie Crosetti SS 8 Charlie Gelbert 3B
9 Marius Russo P 9 Joe Heving P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 1-2 0 1-- RR NYY J. DiMaggio J. Heving 18% 61% Home Run; Selkirk Scores
t6 3-2 1 1-- R NYY C. Keller J. Heving 15% 80% Double to CF; DiMaggio Scores; Keller to 3B/Adv on E4
b7 2-4 0 1-- OO BOS C. Gelbert M. Russo 14% 83% Double Play: Strikeout, Finney Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b3 1-1 2 12- R BOS T. Williams M. Russo -11% 34% Single to RF; Cramer Scores; Foxx to 3B
b8 2-4 2 --- R BOS T. Williams M. Russo -11% 78% Home Run

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Joe Heving facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYY J. Gordon J. Heving 3% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- NYY R. Rolfe J. Heving 2% 56% Gordon Steals 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- O NYY R. Rolfe J. Heving -2% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Gordon to 3B
t1 0-0 1 --3 RO NYY T. Henrich J. Heving 1% 55% Single to RF; Gordon Scores; Henrich out at 2B/RF-1B
t1 1-0 2 --- NYY J. DiMaggio J. Heving 1% 56% Single to LF
t1 1-0 2 1-- O NYY C. Keller J. Heving -2% 54% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 1-2-3
George Selkirk replaces Tommy Henrich playing RF batting 3rd
b1 0-1 0 --- BOS D. DiMaggio M. Russo -4% 51% Single to RF
b1 0-1 0 1-- O BOS D. Cramer M. Russo 2% 53% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; DiMaggio to 2B
b1 0-1 1 -2- BOS J. Foxx M. Russo -5% 48% Single to CF; DiMaggio to 3B
b1 0-1 1 1-3 RO BOS T. Williams M. Russo -0% 48% Flyball: CF; DiMaggio Scores
b1 1-1 2 1-- O BOS J. Cronin M. Russo 2% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Red Sox' Joe Heving facing 6-7-8
t2 1-1 0 --- O NYY B. Rosar J. Heving -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-1 1 --- O NYY B. Dahlgren J. Heving -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 1-1 2 --- NYY F. Crosetti J. Heving 1% 47% Hit By Pitch
t2 1-1 2 1-- O NYY M. Russo J. Heving -2% 45% Crosetti Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 6-7-8
b2 1-1 0 --- O BOS B. Doerr M. Russo 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b2 1-1 1 --- O BOS L. Finney M. Russo 2% 49% Lineout: 3B
b2 1-1 2 --- O BOS C. Gelbert M. Russo 1% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Red Sox' Joe Heving facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- NYY M. Russo J. Heving 4% 54% Single to CF
t3 1-1 0 1-- OO NYY J. Gordon J. Heving -8% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t3 1-1 2 --- O NYY R. Rolfe J. Heving -1% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- O BOS J. Heving M. Russo 3% 47% Flyball: CF
b3 1-1 1 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio M. Russo 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-1 2 --- BOS D. Cramer M. Russo -1% 47% Walk
b3 1-1 2 1-- BOS J. Foxx M. Russo -2% 45% Single to CF; Cramer to 2B
b3 1-1 2 12- R BOS T. Williams M. Russo -11% 34% Single to RF; Cramer Scores; Foxx to 3B
b3 2-1 2 1-3 O BOS J. Cronin M. Russo 5% 39% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Joe Heving facing 3-4-5
t4 1-2 0 --- NYY G. Selkirk J. Heving 4% 43% Single to RF
t4 1-2 0 1-- RR NYY J. DiMaggio J. Heving 18% 61% Home Run; Selkirk Scores
t4 3-2 0 --- O NYY C. Keller J. Heving -3% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 3-2 1 --- O NYY B. Rosar J. Heving -2% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 3-2 2 --- O NYY B. Dahlgren J. Heving -1% 56% Flyball: SS
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 6-7-8
b4 2-3 0 --- O BOS B. Doerr M. Russo 3% 59% Foul Flyball: LF
b4 2-3 1 --- O BOS L. Finney M. Russo 2% 61% Foul Flyball: C
b4 2-3 2 --- BOS C. Gelbert M. Russo -2% 59% Single to CF
b4 2-3 2 1-- O BOS J. Heving M. Russo 3% 63% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-2, Red Sox' Joe Heving facing 8-9-1
t5 3-2 0 --- O NYY F. Crosetti J. Heving -3% 60% Flyball: CF
t5 3-2 1 --- NYY M. Russo J. Heving 4% 65% Double to LF
t5 3-2 1 -2- O NYY J. Gordon J. Heving -4% 61% Foul Flyball: C
t5 3-2 2 -2- O NYY R. Rolfe J. Heving -4% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 1-2-3
b5 2-3 0 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio M. Russo 4% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 2-3 1 --- O BOS D. Cramer M. Russo 3% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-3 2 --- O BOS J. Foxx M. Russo 2% 65% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-2, Red Sox' Joe Heving facing 3-4-5
t6 3-2 0 --- O NYY G. Selkirk J. Heving -3% 62% Groundout: P-1B
t6 3-2 1 --- NYY J. DiMaggio J. Heving 3% 65% Walk
t6 3-2 1 1-- R NYY C. Keller J. Heving 15% 80% Double to CF; DiMaggio Scores; Keller to 3B/Adv on E4
t6 4-2 1 --3 O NYY B. Rosar J. Heving -6% 74% Fielder's Choice 2B; Keller out at Hm/2B-3B
t6 4-2 2 1-- O NYY B. Dahlgren J. Heving -2% 72% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 4-5-6
b6 2-4 0 --- O BOS T. Williams M. Russo 4% 75% Groundout: P-1B
b6 2-4 1 --- O BOS J. Cronin M. Russo 3% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-4 2 --- O BOS B. Doerr M. Russo 2% 80% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Red Sox' Joe Heving facing 8-9-1
t7 4-2 0 --- O NYY F. Crosetti J. Heving -2% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 4-2 1 --- O NYY M. Russo J. Heving -1% 77% Strikeout
t7 4-2 2 --- NYY J. Gordon J. Heving 2% 78% Double to LF
t7 4-2 2 -2- O NYY R. Rolfe J. Heving -3% 76% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 7-8-9
b7 2-4 0 --- BOS L. Finney M. Russo -7% 69% Single
b7 2-4 0 1-- OO BOS C. Gelbert M. Russo 14% 83% Double Play: Strikeout, Finney Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
Jim Bagby pinch hits for Joe Heving (P) batting 9th
b7 2-4 2 --- BOS J. Bagby M. Russo -2% 81% Single to LF
b7 2-4 2 1-- O BOS D. DiMaggio M. Russo 4% 85% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Red Sox' Lefty Grove facing 3-4-5
Lefty Grove replaces Jim Bagby (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-2 0 --- NYY G. Selkirk L. Grove 2% 87% Walk
t8 4-2 0 1-- O NYY J. DiMaggio L. Grove -2% 85% Flyball: CF
t8 4-2 1 1-- OO NYY C. Keller L. Grove -4% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 2-3-4
b8 2-4 0 --- O BOS D. Cramer M. Russo 5% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 2-4 1 --- O BOS J. Foxx M. Russo 3% 89% Flyball: CF
b8 2-4 2 --- R BOS T. Williams M. Russo -11% 78% Home Run
b8 3-4 2 --- O BOS J. Cronin M. Russo 4% 82% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-3, Red Sox' Lefty Grove facing 6-7-8
t9 4-3 0 --- NYY B. Rosar L. Grove 3% 85% Walk
t9 4-3 0 1-- O NYY B. Dahlgren L. Grove -5% 80% Rosar Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t9 4-3 1 --- O NYY B. Dahlgren L. Grove -2% 78% Flyball: LF
t9 4-3 2 --- O NYY F. Crosetti L. Grove -1% 77% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-4, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 6-7-8
b9 3-4 0 --- O BOS B. Doerr M. Russo 10% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 3-4 1 --- O BOS L. Finney M. Russo 8% 95% Flyball: RF
b9 3-4 2 --- BOS C. Gelbert M. Russo -6% 89% Walk
Tom Carey pinch hits for Lefty Grove (P) batting 9th
b9 3-4 2 1-- O BOS T. Carey M. Russo 11% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Red Sox 3.

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