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Standings
PHA
@BOS
2
4
CLE
@CHW
3
2
DET
@SLB
11
3
NYY
@WSH
4
0
CHC
@CIN
3
6
BRO
@NYG
1
2
BSN
@PHI
6
10
BSN
@PHI
14
2
STL
@PIT
1
6
Saturday, August 31, 1946,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 16,503, Time of Game: 1:50
Athletics
2
42-87
 Lost 4 
8th, 48 GB
at Red Sox
4
91-40
 Won 3 
1st
W: Bill Zuber (4-2)
L: Dick Fowler (9-14)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  1  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  7  1
Red Sox         0  3  0   0  0  0   0  1  X    4  7  2

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Elmer Valo RF 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .311 .404 .415 .819 -0.025 1.11 0.044 -0.068 -0.1 2 0 SH
Oscar Grimes 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .238 .332 .267 .599 -0.077 1.48 0.030 -0.107 -0.5 2 4
Barney McCosky CF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .301 .395 .386 .782 0.028 1.50 0.164 -0.136 0.3 2 0 2B,GDP
Buddy Rosar C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .282 .337 .370 .707 -0.131 1.65 0.000 -0.131 -0.9 3 1
Pete Suder SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .280 .310 .359 .669 -0.095 1.55 0.041 -0.137 -0.5 2 4
Sam Chapman LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .262 .326 .435 .761 -0.080 1.16 0.023 -0.103 -0.5 0 0 2B
George McQuinn 1B 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .227 .323 .318 .641 0.149 1.00 0.186 -0.038 1.2 9 0 2B
   Gene Handley PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .317 .318 .635 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Hank Majeski 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .239 .302 .329 .631 -0.163 1.58 0.000 -0.163 -1.1 4 2
Dick Fowler P 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .174 .174 .188 .362 -0.002 1.16 0.053 -0.055 -0.0 0 0
   Tuck Stainback PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .287 .317 .604 -0.034 1.21 0.000 -0.034 -0.2
Team Totals 32 2 7 2 3 2 36 .219 .286 .313 .598 -0.430 1.36 0.541 -0.972 -2.4 24 11
2B: S Chapman (19, off B Zuber); B McCosky (17, off B Zuber); G McQuinn (20, off B Zuber).
SH: E Valo (2, off B Zuber).
TB: G McQuinn 3; B McCosky 3; S Chapman 2; E Valo; D Fowler.
GIDP: B McCosky (6).
RBI: G McQuinn (34); B McCosky (40).
2-out RBI: G McQuinn; B McCosky.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. H Majeski-O Grimes-G McQuinn; H Majeski.
E: G McQuinn (15).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Leon Culberson RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .323 .379 .452 .830 -0.030 0.97 0.104 -0.134 -0.3 1 0 HR,CS,GDP
Johnny Pesky SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .339 .402 .430 .832 0.010 0.56 0.040 -0.030 0.4 1 5
Dom DiMaggio CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .326 .401 .444 .845 0.019 0.61 0.048 -0.029 0.1 1 0
Ted Williams LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .335 .491 .663 1.154 -0.071 0.93 0.000 -0.071 -1.0 4 0
Bobby Doerr 2B 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .284 .365 .478 .844 -0.099 0.81 0.028 -0.127 -1.3 4 3
Rudy York 1B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .289 .385 .463 .847 0.010 0.85 0.041 -0.031 0.1 9 2
Pinky Higgins 3B 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .269 .347 .355 .702 0.036 1.19 0.069 -0.033 0.3 1 1
Hal Wagner C 2 0 0 1 1 0 3 .237 .362 .338 .701 0.100 1.31 0.113 -0.013 1.0 4 0
Bill Zuber P 3 0 1 2 0 1 3 .111 .158 .111 .269 0.095 1.27 0.126 -0.031 1.0 2 1
   Bob Klinger P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .313 .313 .625 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 29 4 7 4 3 3 32 .241 .313 .345 .657 0.070 0.92 0.569 -0.499 0.1 27 13
HR: L Culberson (3, off D Fowler, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: L Culberson 5; J Pesky 2; B Zuber; R York; P Higgins.
GIDP: L Culberson (4).
RBI: B Zuber 2 (2); H Wagner (52); L Culberson (16).
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Pesky-B Doerr-R York.
E: L Culberson (5); T Williams (10).
Baserunning
CS: L Culberson (2, 2nd base by D Fowler/B Rosar).

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Fowler, L (9-14) 8 7 4 3 3 3 1 3.07 32 54 -0.070 0.92 -0.1
Team Totals 8 7 4 3 3 3 1 3.38 32 54 -0.070 0.92 -0.1

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Zuber, W (4-2) 8.1 7 2 1 3 2 0 4.08 34 62 0.347 1.34 1.8
Bob Klinger, S (9) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.83 2 1 0 0.082 1.63 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 2 1 3 2 0 1.00 36 62 1 0 0.429 1.36 2.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Summers, 1B - Art Passarella, 2B - (none), 3B - Hal Weafer.
Time of Game: 1:50.
Attendance: 16,503.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Athletics         Boston Red Sox
1 Elmer Valo RF 1 Leon Culberson RF
2 Oscar Grimes 2B 2 Johnny Pesky SS
3 Barney McCosky CF 3 Dom DiMaggio CF
4 Buddy Rosar C 4 Ted Williams LF
5 Pete Suder SS 5 Bobby Doerr 2B
6 Sam Chapman LF 6 Rudy York 1B
7 George McQuinn 1B 7 Pinky Higgins 3B
8 Hank Majeski 3B 8 Hal Wagner C
9 Dick Fowler P 9 Bill Zuber P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 1-1 1 123 RR BOS B. Zuber D. Fowler 13% 78% Single to CF; Wagner to 2B; Higgins Scores/unER; York Scores
t5 2-3 1 12- OO PHA B. McCosky B. Zuber 13% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 -2- R PHA G. McQuinn B. Zuber -11% 41% Single to CF; Chapman Scores; McQuinn to 2B/Adv on throw
b3 3-2 1 1-3 OO BOS B. Doerr D. Fowler -11% 63% Line Drive Double Play: 3B unassisted
t3 1-3 2 -2- R PHA B. McCosky B. Zuber -10% 64% Double to LF; Valo Scores/unER

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, Red Sox' Bill Zuber facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PHA E. Valo B. Zuber 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O PHA O. Grimes B. Zuber 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O PHA B. McCosky B. Zuber 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Dick Fowler facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BOS L. Culberson D. Fowler -2% 53% Foul Popfly: 3B
b1 0-0 1 --- O BOS J. Pesky D. Fowler -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio D. Fowler -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Bill Zuber facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O PHA B. Rosar B. Zuber 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- O PHA P. Suder B. Zuber 2% 54% Popfly: 3B
t2 0-0 2 --- PHA S. Chapman B. Zuber -2% 52% Double to LF (Deep LF)
t2 0-0 2 -2- R PHA G. McQuinn B. Zuber -11% 41% Single to CF; Chapman Scores; McQuinn to 2B/Adv on throw
t2 1-0 2 -2- O PHA H. Majeski B. Zuber 3% 44% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Dick Fowler facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O BOS T. Williams D. Fowler -3% 41% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- BOS B. Doerr D. Fowler 3% 44% Walk
b2 0-1 1 1-- BOS R. York D. Fowler 4% 48% Single to LF; Doerr to 2B
b2 0-1 1 12- BOS P. Higgins D. Fowler 7% 55% Single to CF; York to 2B; Doerr to 3B
b2 0-1 1 123 R BOS H. Wagner D. Fowler 10% 65% Reached on E3 (throw) (Ground Ball); Higgins to 2B; York to 3B; Doerr Scores
b2 1-1 1 123 RR BOS B. Zuber D. Fowler 13% 78% Single to CF; Wagner to 2B; Higgins Scores/unER; York Scores
b2 3-1 1 12- OO BOS L. Culberson D. Fowler -6% 72% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Bill Zuber facing 9-1-2
t3 1-3 0 --- O PHA D. Fowler B. Zuber 2% 74% Strikeout
t3 1-3 1 --- PHA E. Valo B. Zuber -4% 70% Single (CF-RF); Valo to 2B/Adv on E9
t3 1-3 1 -2- O PHA O. Grimes B. Zuber 4% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-3 2 -2- R PHA B. McCosky B. Zuber -10% 64% Double to LF; Valo Scores/unER
t3 2-3 2 -2- O PHA B. Rosar B. Zuber 4% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Dick Fowler facing 2-3-4
b3 3-2 0 --- BOS J. Pesky D. Fowler 3% 70% Single to RF
b3 3-2 0 1-- BOS D. DiMaggio D. Fowler 5% 75% Walk; Pesky to 2B
b3 3-2 0 12- O BOS T. Williams D. Fowler -2% 73% Flyball: RF; Pesky to 3B
b3 3-2 1 1-3 OO BOS B. Doerr D. Fowler -11% 63% Line Drive Double Play: 3B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Bill Zuber facing 5-6-7
t4 2-3 0 --- O PHA P. Suder B. Zuber 3% 66% Foul Flyball: C
t4 2-3 1 --- O PHA S. Chapman B. Zuber 2% 68% Flyball: CF
t4 2-3 2 --- PHA G. McQuinn B. Zuber -3% 65% Double to RF
t4 2-3 2 -2- O PHA H. Majeski B. Zuber 4% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Dick Fowler facing 6-7-8
b4 3-2 0 --- O BOS R. York D. Fowler -2% 67% Flyball: CF
b4 3-2 1 --- O BOS P. Higgins D. Fowler -1% 65% Flyball: CF
b4 3-2 2 --- BOS H. Wagner D. Fowler 1% 67% Walk
b4 3-2 2 1-- O BOS B. Zuber D. Fowler -2% 64% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Bill Zuber facing 9-1-2
t5 2-3 0 --- PHA D. Fowler B. Zuber -5% 59% Single to CF
t5 2-3 0 1-- O PHA E. Valo B. Zuber 3% 62% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Fowler to 2B
t5 2-3 1 -2- PHA O. Grimes B. Zuber -3% 59% Walk
t5 2-3 1 12- OO PHA B. McCosky B. Zuber 13% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Dick Fowler facing 1-2-3
b5 3-2 0 --- BOS L. Culberson D. Fowler 3% 75% Single to P/Bunt
b5 3-2 0 1-- O BOS J. Pesky D. Fowler -5% 69% Culberson Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b5 3-2 1 --- O BOS J. Pesky D. Fowler -1% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 3-2 2 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio D. Fowler -1% 67% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Bill Zuber facing 4-5-6
t6 2-3 0 --- O PHA B. Rosar B. Zuber 4% 70% Flyball: LF
t6 2-3 1 --- PHA P. Suder B. Zuber -4% 66% Walk
t6 2-3 1 1-- O PHA S. Chapman B. Zuber 5% 71% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t6 2-3 2 1-- O PHA G. McQuinn B. Zuber 4% 75% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Dick Fowler facing 4-5-6
b6 3-2 0 --- O BOS T. Williams D. Fowler -2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 3-2 1 --- O BOS B. Doerr D. Fowler -1% 71% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 3-2 2 --- O BOS R. York D. Fowler -1% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Bill Zuber facing 8-9-1
t7 2-3 0 --- O PHA H. Majeski B. Zuber 4% 74% Foul Flyball: C
t7 2-3 1 --- O PHA D. Fowler B. Zuber 3% 77% Popfly: SS
t7 2-3 2 --- O PHA E. Valo B. Zuber 2% 79% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Dick Fowler facing 7-8-9
b7 3-2 0 --- O BOS P. Higgins D. Fowler -2% 78% Popfly: 2B
b7 3-2 1 --- O BOS H. Wagner D. Fowler -1% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-2 2 --- O BOS B. Zuber D. Fowler -1% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Bill Zuber facing 2-3-4
t8 2-3 0 --- O PHA O. Grimes B. Zuber 5% 81% Strikeout
t8 2-3 1 --- PHA B. McCosky B. Zuber -6% 75% Single to RF
t8 2-3 1 1-- O PHA B. Rosar B. Zuber 3% 78% Flyball: LF; McCosky to 3B/Adv on E7 (throw to 1B)
t8 2-3 2 --3 O PHA P. Suder B. Zuber 9% 87% Foul Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Athletics' Dick Fowler facing 1-2-3
b8 3-2 0 --- R BOS L. Culberson D. Fowler 7% 94% Home Run
b8 4-2 0 --- BOS J. Pesky D. Fowler 1% 95% Single/Bunt
b8 4-2 0 1-- O BOS D. DiMaggio D. Fowler -1% 94% Popfly: SS
b8 4-2 1 1-- O BOS T. Williams D. Fowler -1% 94% Foul Popfly: 3B
b8 4-2 2 1-- O BOS B. Doerr D. Fowler -1% 93% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-4, Red Sox' Bill Zuber facing 6-7-8
t9 2-4 0 --- O PHA S. Chapman B. Zuber 4% 97% Lineout: P
t9 2-4 1 --- PHA G. McQuinn B. Zuber -5% 92% Walk
Bob Klinger replaces Bill Zuber pitching and batting 9th
Gene Handley pinch runs for George McQuinn (1B) batting 7th
t9 2-4 1 1-- O PHA H. Majeski B. Klinger 5% 97% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
Tuck Stainback pinch hits for Dick Fowler (P) batting 9th
t9 2-4 2 1-- O PHA T. Stainback B. Klinger 3% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 2, Red Sox 4.

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