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Scores
Standings
PHA
@BOS
10
4
SLB
@CLE
4
6
SLB
@CLE
3
3
 
(12)
CHW
@DET
5
2
NYY
@WSH
10
5
PIT
@CHC
7
3
BRO
@NYG
3
5
BSN
@PHI
4
6
BSN
@PHI
2
1
 
(13)
CIN
@STL
6
7
Sunday, September 12, 1948,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 29,100, Time of Game: 2:25
Athletics
10
79-61
 Won 1 
4th, 9 GB
at Red Sox
4
86-50
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Carl Scheib (13-7)
L: Joe Dobson (15-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       1  0  0   0  0  0   2  1  6   10 15  1
Red Sox         0  0  0   2  0  1   0  0  1    4 12  0

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Joost SS 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .240 .386 .395 .781 -0.026 1.05 0.079 -0.105 0.1 1 3 2B
Barney McCosky LF 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .323 .406 .383 .788 0.130 1.05 0.163 -0.033 1.4 1 0
Ferris Fain 1B 4 2 2 0 1 0 5 .261 .397 .374 .771 -0.079 1.24 0.043 -0.122 0.3 3 0 2B
Hank Majeski 3B 5 2 2 3 0 0 5 .309 .363 .454 .817 -0.060 1.34 0.121 -0.181 1.5 3 1 2B,GDP
Sam Chapman CF 5 0 1 2 0 0 5 .256 .342 .410 .752 0.186 1.02 0.277 -0.091 0.3 1 0 2B
Elmer Valo RF 3 1 1 1 2 0 5 .314 .437 .398 .835 0.017 0.78 0.075 -0.059 1.1 0 0
Buddy Rosar C 4 2 2 0 0 1 5 .246 .335 .319 .654 0.124 0.86 0.153 -0.029 0.7 3 0 2B,SH
Pete Suder 2B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .235 .320 .334 .654 0.019 1.53 0.111 -0.092 -0.3 2 1
Carl Scheib P 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .310 .355 .529 .884 -0.017 1.56 0.038 -0.055 -0.1 0 2
Team Totals 39 10 15 10 3 1 43 .385 .429 .513 .941 0.294 1.14 1.060 -0.767 5.0 * 7
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: H Majeski (34, off J Dobson); F Fain (24, off J Dobson); B Rosar (11, off J Dobson); E Joost (22, off J Dobson); S Chapman (15, off J Dobson).
SH: B Rosar (6, off J Dobson).
TB: B McCosky 3; H Majeski 3; B Rosar 3; F Fain 3; E Joost 3; S Chapman 2; P Suder; C Scheib; E Valo.
GIDP: H Majeski (14).
RBI: H Majeski 3 (109); S Chapman 2 (60); E Joost (51); C Scheib (20); B McCosky (41); P Suder (59); E Valo (40).
2-out RBI: E Valo; H Majeski; S Chapman.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 6 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 3. E Joost-P Suder-F Fain; C Scheib-H Majeski-P Suder; E Joost-H Majeski.
E: E Valo (4).

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 3 0 2 1 2 0 5 .281 .385 .395 .780 0.165 1.18 0.200 -0.035 1.7 0 0
Johnny Pesky 3B 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 .287 .399 .378 .776 0.210 1.13 0.234 -0.024 2.5 0 0
Ted Williams LF 3 0 1 0 2 0 5 .368 .494 .616 1.110 0.003 1.24 0.089 -0.086 1.2 2 0
Vern Stephens SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .279 .357 .486 .843 -0.256 1.39 0.024 -0.280 -3.8 1 1 GDP
Wally Moses RF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .252 .331 .340 .671 -0.165 1.05 0.001 -0.165 -1.3 0 1 SB
Billy Goodman 1B 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .315 .415 .395 .809 -0.035 0.84 0.047 -0.081 -0.6 2 0
Birdie Tebbetts C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .283 .375 .390 .766 -0.033 1.07 0.032 -0.066 -0.1 2 0
Billy Hitchcock 2B 4 2 3 1 0 0 4 .325 .358 .412 .771 0.109 1.47 0.175 -0.066 1.4 0 2 2B
Joe Dobson P 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 .211 .294 .276 .570 -0.155 1.38 0.000 -0.155 -1.8 0 0 SH,GDP
   Stan Spence PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .225 .346 .371 .717 -0.049 1.92 0.000 -0.049 -0.2
   Dave Ferriss P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .342 .219 .561 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Earl Johnson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .111 .077 .188 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tex Hughson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 36 4 12 2 5 2 42 .333 .415 .361 .776 -0.206 1.20 0.802 -1.007 -1.0 * 4
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: B Hitchcock (3, off C Scheib).
SH: J Dobson (8, off C Scheib).
TB: B Hitchcock 4; J Pesky 3; D DiMaggio 2; B Tebbetts; V Stephens; W Moses; T Williams.
GIDP: V Stephens (22); J Dobson (2).
RBI: B Hitchcock (20); D DiMaggio (80).
2-out RBI: D DiMaggio.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 2 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Hitchcock-V Stephens-B Goodman.
Outfield Assists: W Moses (P Suder at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: W Moses (5, 2nd base off C Scheib/B Rosar).

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Carl Scheib, W (13-7) 9 12 4 3 5 2 0 3.80 42 46 0.205 1.20 1.0
Team Totals 9 12 4 3 5 2 0 3.00 42 46 0.205 1.20 1.0

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Dobson, L (15-8) 8 8 4 4 3 1 0 3.30 33 48 -0.121 1.32 0.5
Dave Ferriss 0.1 3 3 3 0 0 0 5.34 4 0 0 -0.105 1.05 -1.4
Earl Johnson 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 4.35 2 2 1 -0.047 0.50 -1.7
Tex Hughson 0.2 2 1 1 0 0 0 5.19 4 3 3 -0.022 0.09 -2.4
Team Totals 9 15 10 10 3 1 0 10.00 43 48 5 4 -0.295 1.14 -5.0
E Johnson faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Art Passarella, 1B - Bill McKinley, 2B - (none), 3B - Cal Hubbard.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: 29,100.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Athletics         Boston Red Sox
1 Eddie Joost SS 1 Dom DiMaggio CF
2 Barney McCosky LF 2 Johnny Pesky 3B
3 Ferris Fain 1B 3 Ted Williams LF
4 Hank Majeski 3B 4 Vern Stephens SS
5 Sam Chapman CF 5 Wally Moses RF
6 Elmer Valo RF 6 Billy Goodman 1B
7 Buddy Rosar C 7 Birdie Tebbetts C
8 Pete Suder 2B 8 Billy Hitchcock 2B
9 Carl Scheib P 9 Joe Dobson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 3-3 2 1-- R PHA S. Chapman J. Dobson 28% 72% Double to CF; Majeski Scores
b1 0-1 0 123 OO BOS V. Stephens C. Scheib 17% 55% Line Drive Double Play: SS-3B
t7 1-3 1 1-- PHA B. Rosar J. Dobson 13% 33% Double to RF; Valo to 3B
b4 1-1 2 -2- R BOS D. DiMaggio C. Scheib -11% 35% Single to LF; Hitchcock Scores
b6 2-1 2 12- R BOS J. Pesky C. Scheib -11% 16% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball); Hitchcock Scores/No RBI/unER; DiMaggio to 3B

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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' Joe Dobson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PHA E. Joost J. Dobson -2% 48% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t1 0-0 1 --- O PHA B. McCosky J. Dobson -2% 46% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t1 0-0 2 --- PHA F. Fain J. Dobson 1% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- R PHA H. Majeski J. Dobson 10% 58% Double to RF; Fain Scores
t1 1-0 2 -2- O PHA S. Chapman J. Dobson -3% 55% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Carl Scheib facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- BOS D. DiMaggio C. Scheib -4% 51% Single
b1 0-1 0 1-- BOS J. Pesky C. Scheib -6% 45% Single; DiMaggio to 2B
b1 0-1 0 12- BOS T. Williams C. Scheib -7% 38% Walk; DiMaggio to 3B; Pesky to 2B
b1 0-1 0 123 OO BOS V. Stephens C. Scheib 17% 55% Line Drive Double Play: SS-3B
b1 0-1 2 12- O BOS W. Moses C. Scheib 4% 60% Flyball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Joe Dobson facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- PHA E. Valo J. Dobson 3% 63% Walk
t2 1-0 0 1-- O PHA B. Rosar J. Dobson -2% 61% Bunt Groundout: Unknown out on play/Sacrifice; Valo to 2B
t2 1-0 1 -2- O PHA P. Suder J. Dobson -3% 58% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t2 1-0 2 -2- O PHA C. Scheib J. Dobson -3% 55% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Carl Scheib facing 6-7-8
b2 0-1 0 --- O BOS B. Goodman C. Scheib 3% 58% Lineout: LF
b2 0-1 1 --- O BOS B. Tebbetts C. Scheib 2% 59% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b2 0-1 2 --- BOS B. Hitchcock C. Scheib -2% 57% Double
b2 0-1 2 -2- O BOS J. Dobson C. Scheib 4% 61% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Joe Dobson facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O PHA E. Joost J. Dobson -2% 58% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t3 1-0 1 --- O PHA B. McCosky J. Dobson -2% 57% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t3 1-0 2 --- PHA F. Fain J. Dobson 2% 59% Double
t3 1-0 2 -2- O PHA H. Majeski J. Dobson -3% 55% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Carl Scheib facing 1-2-3
b3 0-1 0 --- BOS D. DiMaggio C. Scheib -4% 51% Walk
b3 0-1 0 1-- BOS J. Pesky C. Scheib -6% 45% Single; DiMaggio to 2B
b3 0-1 0 12- O BOS T. Williams C. Scheib 6% 51% Foul Flyball: C
b3 0-1 1 12- O BOS V. Stephens C. Scheib 5% 56% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Pesky to 2B
b3 0-1 2 12- O BOS W. Moses C. Scheib 5% 62% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Joe Dobson facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- O PHA S. Chapman J. Dobson -2% 59% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t4 1-0 1 --- O PHA E. Valo J. Dobson -2% 57% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t4 1-0 2 --- O PHA B. Rosar J. Dobson -1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Carl Scheib facing 6-7-8
b4 0-1 0 --- BOS B. Goodman C. Scheib -5% 52% Walk
b4 0-1 0 1-- O BOS B. Tebbetts C. Scheib 3% 54% Groundout: SS-1B; Goodman to 2B
b4 0-1 1 -2- R BOS B. Hitchcock C. Scheib -10% 44% Single to RF; Goodman Scores
b4 1-1 1 1-- O BOS J. Dobson C. Scheib 2% 46% Bunt Groundout: Unknown out on play/Sacrifice; Hitchcock to 2B
b4 1-1 2 -2- R BOS D. DiMaggio C. Scheib -11% 35% Single to LF; Hitchcock Scores
b4 2-1 2 1-- O BOS J. Pesky C. Scheib 2% 37% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Joe Dobson facing 8-9-1
t5 1-2 0 --- O PHA P. Suder J. Dobson -3% 34% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t5 1-2 1 --- O PHA C. Scheib J. Dobson -2% 31% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t5 1-2 2 --- O PHA E. Joost J. Dobson -2% 30% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Athletics' Carl Scheib facing 3-4-5
b5 2-1 0 --- O BOS T. Williams C. Scheib 2% 32% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b5 2-1 1 --- BOS V. Stephens C. Scheib -2% 30% Single
b5 2-1 1 1-- O BOS W. Moses C. Scheib 3% 32% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b5 2-1 2 1-- O BOS B. Goodman C. Scheib 2% 35% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Joe Dobson facing 2-3-4
t6 1-2 0 --- PHA B. McCosky J. Dobson 6% 41% Single
t6 1-2 0 1-- O PHA F. Fain J. Dobson -5% 35% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t6 1-2 1 1-- OO PHA H. Majeski J. Dobson -9% 27% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Athletics' Carl Scheib facing 7-8-9
b6 2-1 0 --- BOS B. Tebbetts C. Scheib -3% 23% Single
b6 2-1 0 1-- BOS B. Hitchcock C. Scheib -5% 19% Single; Tebbetts to 2B
b6 2-1 0 12- OO BOS J. Dobson C. Scheib 10% 28% Ground Ball Double Play: Bunt P-3B-2B; Hitchcock to 2B
b6 2-1 2 -2- BOS D. DiMaggio C. Scheib -1% 27% Walk
b6 2-1 2 12- R BOS J. Pesky C. Scheib -11% 16% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball); Hitchcock Scores/No RBI/unER; DiMaggio to 3B
b6 3-1 2 1-3 BOS T. Williams C. Scheib -1% 15% Walk; Pesky to 2B
b6 3-1 2 123 O BOS V. Stephens C. Scheib 4% 20% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Red Sox' Joe Dobson facing 5-6-7
t7 1-3 0 --- O PHA S. Chapman J. Dobson -4% 16% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t7 1-3 1 --- PHA E. Valo J. Dobson 4% 20% Walk
t7 1-3 1 1-- PHA B. Rosar J. Dobson 13% 33% Double to RF; Valo to 3B
t7 1-3 1 -23 R PHA P. Suder J. Dobson 11% 44% Single to LF; Valo Scores; Rosar to 3B
t7 2-3 1 1-3 RO PHA C. Scheib J. Dobson 1% 45% Flyball: LF; Rosar Scores
t7 3-3 2 1-- O PHA E. Joost J. Dobson -4% 41% Double to RF; Suder out at Hm/RF-C
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 3, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 3-3, Athletics' Carl Scheib facing 5-6-7
b7 3-3 0 --- O BOS W. Moses C. Scheib 4% 45% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b7 3-3 1 --- O BOS B. Goodman C. Scheib 3% 48% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b7 3-3 2 --- O BOS B. Tebbetts C. Scheib 2% 50% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 3, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Tied 3-3, Red Sox' Joe Dobson facing 2-3-4
t8 3-3 0 --- PHA B. McCosky J. Dobson 7% 57% Single
t8 3-3 0 1-- O PHA F. Fain J. Dobson -7% 50% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t8 3-3 1 1-- O PHA H. Majeski J. Dobson -6% 44% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B
t8 3-3 2 1-- R PHA S. Chapman J. Dobson 28% 72% Double to CF; Majeski Scores
t8 4-3 2 -2- O PHA E. Valo J. Dobson -4% 67% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 4, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-4, Athletics' Carl Scheib facing 8-9-1
b8 3-4 0 --- O BOS B. Hitchcock C. Scheib 7% 74% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
Stan Spence pinch hits for Joe Dobson (P) batting 9th
b8 3-4 1 --- O BOS S. Spence C. Scheib 5% 79% Flyball: Unknown out on play
b8 3-4 2 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio C. Scheib 3% 82% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 4, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-3, Red Sox' Dave Ferriss facing 7-8-9
Dave Ferriss replaces Stan Spence (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-3 0 --- PHA B. Rosar D. Ferriss 3% 85% Single
t9 4-3 0 1-- O PHA P. Suder D. Ferriss -3% 83% Foul Groundout: Unknown out on play
t9 4-3 1 1-- PHA C. Scheib D. Ferriss 3% 85% Single; Rosar to 2B
t9 4-3 1 12- R PHA E. Joost D. Ferriss 8% 93% Single; Rosar Scores; Scheib to 2B
Earl Johnson replaces Dave Ferriss pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-3 1 12- R PHA B. McCosky E. Johnson 4% 97% Single to CF; Scheib Scores; Joost to 2B
t9 6-3 1 12- PHA F. Fain E. Johnson 1% 98% Single/Bunt; Joost to 3B; McCosky to 2B
Tex Hughson replaces Earl Johnson pitching and batting 9th
t9 6-3 1 123 RR PHA H. Majeski T. Hughson 2% 100% Single to LF; Joost Scores; McCosky Scores; Fain to 3B
t9 8-3 1 1-3 RO PHA S. Chapman T. Hughson 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; Fain Scores; Majeski to 2B
t9 9-3 2 -2- R PHA E. Valo T. Hughson 0% 100% Single to CF; Majeski Scores
t9 10-3 2 1-- O PHA B. Rosar T. Hughson -0% 100% Flyball: LF
6 runs, 7 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 10, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 3-10, Athletics' Carl Scheib facing 2-3-4
b9 3-10 0 --- BOS J. Pesky C. Scheib -0% 100% Single
b9 3-10 0 1-- BOS T. Williams C. Scheib -1% 99% Single; Pesky to 3B
b9 3-10 0 1-3 ROO BOS V. Stephens C. Scheib 1% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Pesky Scores
b9 4-10 2 --- BOS W. Moses C. Scheib -0% 100% Single/Bunt
b9 4-10 2 1-- BOS B. Goodman C. Scheib 0% 100% Moses Steals 2B
b9 4-10 2 -2- O BOS B. Goodman C. Scheib 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 10, Red Sox 4.

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