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@NYY
9
8
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@PHA
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8
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3
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2
1
Wednesday, August 1, 1951,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 4,854, Time of Game: 2:10
Browns
1
31-65
 Lost 1 
8th, 29 GB
at Red Sox
5
58-39
 Won 1 
3rd, 2½ GB
W: Willard Nixon (7-2)
L: Duane Pillette (5-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Browns          0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  3  0
Red Sox         2  0  0   0  0  0   2  1  X    5 10  0

St.Louis Browns

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Young 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .260 .296 .324 .620 -0.051 1.15 0.043 -0.094 -0.5 3 2
Jim Delsing CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .270 .365 .404 .768 -0.087 0.86 0.000 -0.087 -1.0 2 0
Jack Maguire LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .289 .359 .398 .756 -0.097 0.93 0.000 -0.097 -0.9 2 0
Cliff Mapes RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .218 .271 .436 .708 0.052 0.79 0.110 -0.059 0.5 3 0 2B
Ben Taylor 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .200 .200 .500 .700 -0.080 0.95 0.000 -0.080 -0.7 10 0
Sherm Lollar C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .274 .393 .443 .836 -0.070 0.87 0.000 -0.070 -0.6 2 1
Fred Marsh 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .221 .284 .308 .592 -0.066 0.83 0.000 -0.066 -0.6 0 5
Bill Jennings SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .263 .263 .368 .632 -0.018 0.52 0.016 -0.034 -0.1 2 2 2B
Duane Pillette P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .077 .182 .077 .259 -0.050 0.94 0.000 -0.050 -0.4 0 1
   Ken Wood PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .198 .254 .396 .651 0.019 0.81 0.019 0.000 0.1
   Jim Suchecki P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .231 .167 .397 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 30 1 3 1 1 6 31 .100 .129 .167 .296 -0.448 0.88 0.188 -0.637 -4.1 24 12
2B: C Mapes (4, off W Nixon); B Jennings (2, off W Masterson).
TB: C Mapes 2; B Jennings 2; B Young.
RBI: C Mapes (9).
2-out RBI: C Mapes.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 2.

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 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .308 .367 .441 .807 -0.029 0.74 0.031 -0.060 -0.2 2 0
Johnny Pesky SS 5 0 1 2 0 0 5 .287 .404 .372 .775 -0.024 0.74 0.035 -0.059 0.1 3 1
Ted Williams LF 3 1 1 1 2 0 5 .328 .485 .598 1.083 0.096 0.56 0.116 -0.020 0.7 3 0 HR
Vern Stephens 3B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .306 .374 .521 .895 0.104 0.68 0.142 -0.037 1.5 3 3 HR
Bobby Doerr 2B 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .273 .371 .426 .797 0.007 0.51 0.030 -0.023 0.4 2 0 2B
   Lou Boudreau 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .344 .396 .740 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ellis Kinder P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .043 .043 .087 .130 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Billy Goodman 1B-2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .298 .379 .368 .747 -0.048 0.72 0.007 -0.055 -1.1 6 0
Clyde Vollmer RF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .283 .380 .620 1.000 -0.062 0.65 0.005 -0.067 -0.5 0 0
Buddy Rosar C 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .255 .340 .309 .648 -0.006 0.55 0.030 -0.036 -0.3 7 0 SH
Willard Nixon P 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .351 .400 .514 .914 -0.023 0.71 0.018 -0.041 -0.2 0 2
   Fred Hatfield PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .333 .310 .644 0.044 1.62 0.044 0.000 0.5
   Walt Masterson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Walt Dropo PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .253 .337 .368 .705 -0.005 0.20 0.000 -0.005 -0.4 1 0
Team Totals 33 5 10 5 5 2 39 .303 .395 .515 .910 0.054 0.66 0.458 -0.403 0.4 27 7
2B: B Doerr (16, off D Pillette).
HR: T Williams (22, off D Pillette, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); V Stephens (15, off D Pillette, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: B Rosar (2, off J Suchecki).
TB: V Stephens 5; T Williams 4; D DiMaggio 2; B Doerr 2; B Rosar; J Pesky; C Vollmer; W Nixon.
RBI: J Pesky 2 (23); V Stephens 2 (66); T Williams (91).
2-out RBI: V Stephens 2; J Pesky; T Williams.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 9.

St.Louis Browns

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Duane Pillette, L (5-10) 7 7 4 4 5 1 2 4.45 33 43 -0.041 0.75 -0.0
Jim Suchecki 1 3 1 1 0 1 0 5.63 6 0 0 -0.013 0.14 -0.4
Team Totals 8 10 5 5 5 2 2 5.62 39 43 0 0 -0.054 0.66 -0.4

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Willard Nixon, W (7-2) 7 2 1 1 0 5 0 4.62 23 74 0.379 0.96 3.0
Walt Masterson, H (1) 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.65 5 0 0 0.050 0.86 0.6
Ellis Kinder, S (7) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.39 3 0 0 0.018 0.22 0.6
Team Totals 9 3 1 1 1 6 0 1.00 31 74 0 0 0.447 0.88 4.1
Balks: None.
WP: D Pillette 2 (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Hank Soar, 1B - Bill McKinley, 2B - Bill McGowan, 3B - Jim Honochick.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: 4,854.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Browns         Boston Red Sox
1 Bobby Young 2B 1 Dom DiMaggio CF
2 Jim Delsing CF 2 Johnny Pesky SS
3 Jack Maguire LF 3 Ted Williams LF
4 Cliff Mapes RF 4 Vern Stephens 3B
5 Ben Taylor 1B 5 Bobby Doerr 2B
6 Sherm Lollar C 6 Billy Goodman 1B
7 Fred Marsh 3B 7 Clyde Vollmer RF
8 Bill Jennings SS 8 Buddy Rosar C
9 Duane Pillette P 9 Willard Nixon P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 0-2 2 1-- R SLB C. Mapes W. Nixon -11% 64% Double to LF; Young Scores
b1 0-0 2 --- R BOS T. Williams D. Pillette 10% 61% Home Run
b1 1-0 2 --- R BOS V. Stephens D. Pillette 9% 70% Home Run
b7 3-1 2 -23 R BOS V. Stephens D. Pillette 5% 93% Single to P; Williams to 3B; DiMaggio Scores
t7 1-2 0 --- O SLB J. Maguire W. Nixon 5% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Browns Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O SLB B. Young W. Nixon 2% 52% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 1 --- O SLB J. Delsing W. Nixon 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- O SLB J. Maguire W. Nixon 1% 55% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Browns' Duane Pillette facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio D. Pillette -2% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O BOS J. Pesky D. Pillette -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- R BOS T. Williams D. Pillette 10% 61% Home Run
b1 1-0 2 --- R BOS V. Stephens D. Pillette 9% 70% Home Run
b1 2-0 2 --- BOS B. Doerr D. Pillette 2% 71% Double to LF
b1 2-0 2 -2- BOS B. Goodman D. Pillette 1% 72% Walk
b1 2-0 2 12- O BOS C. Vollmer D. Pillette -3% 69% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Browns 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 2nd, Browns Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O SLB C. Mapes W. Nixon 2% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-2 1 --- O SLB B. Taylor W. Nixon 2% 73% Groundout: P-1B
t2 0-2 2 --- O SLB S. Lollar W. Nixon 1% 74% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Browns' Duane Pillette facing 8-9-1
b2 2-0 0 --- O BOS B. Rosar D. Pillette -2% 72% Flyball: CF
b2 2-0 1 --- BOS W. Nixon D. Pillette 2% 74% Single to RF
b2 2-0 1 1-- O BOS D. DiMaggio D. Pillette -1% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B; Nixon to 2B
b2 2-0 2 -2- O BOS J. Pesky D. Pillette -3% 70% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 3rd, Browns Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- O SLB F. Marsh W. Nixon 3% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- O SLB B. Jennings W. Nixon 2% 74% Flyball: SS
t3 0-2 2 --- O SLB D. Pillette W. Nixon 1% 76% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Browns' Duane Pillette facing 3-4-5
b3 2-0 0 --- O BOS T. Williams D. Pillette -2% 74% Flyball: SS
b3 2-0 1 --- O BOS V. Stephens D. Pillette -1% 73% Flyball: 1B
b3 2-0 2 --- BOS B. Doerr D. Pillette 1% 74% Walk
b3 2-0 2 1-- O BOS B. Goodman D. Pillette -2% 72% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Browns Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 1-2-3
t4 0-2 0 --- SLB B. Young W. Nixon -4% 67% Single to 1B
t4 0-2 0 1-- O SLB J. Delsing W. Nixon 4% 71% Flyball: 3B
t4 0-2 1 1-- O SLB J. Maguire W. Nixon 3% 75% Strikeout
t4 0-2 2 1-- R SLB C. Mapes W. Nixon -11% 64% Double to LF; Young Scores
t4 1-2 2 -2- O SLB B. Taylor W. Nixon 4% 68% Flyball: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Browns' Duane Pillette facing 7-8-9
b4 2-1 0 --- O BOS C. Vollmer D. Pillette -2% 66% Flyball: 1B
b4 2-1 1 --- O BOS B. Rosar D. Pillette -2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 2-1 2 --- O BOS W. Nixon D. Pillette -1% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Browns Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 6-7-8
t5 1-2 0 --- O SLB S. Lollar W. Nixon 3% 66% Flyball: 3B
t5 1-2 1 --- O SLB F. Marsh W. Nixon 2% 69% Groundout: P-1B
t5 1-2 2 --- O SLB B. Jennings W. Nixon 2% 70% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Browns' Duane Pillette facing 1-2-3
b5 2-1 0 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio D. Pillette -2% 68% Flyball: RF
b5 2-1 1 --- O BOS J. Pesky D. Pillette -2% 66% Flyball: RF
b5 2-1 2 --- BOS T. Williams D. Pillette 1% 67% Walk
b5 2-1 2 1-- O BOS V. Stephens D. Pillette -2% 65% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Browns Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 9-1-2
t6 1-2 0 --- O SLB D. Pillette W. Nixon 4% 69% Flyball: LF
t6 1-2 1 --- O SLB B. Young W. Nixon 3% 71% Strikeout Looking
t6 1-2 2 --- O SLB J. Delsing W. Nixon 2% 73% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Browns' Duane Pillette facing 5-6-7
b6 2-1 0 --- O BOS B. Doerr D. Pillette -2% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-1 1 --- O BOS B. Goodman D. Pillette -2% 69% Flyball: CF
b6 2-1 2 --- O BOS C. Vollmer D. Pillette -1% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Browns Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 3-4-5
t7 1-2 0 --- O SLB J. Maguire W. Nixon 5% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-2 1 --- O SLB C. Mapes W. Nixon 3% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-2 2 --- O SLB B. Taylor W. Nixon 2% 78% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Browns' Duane Pillette facing 8-9-1
b7 2-1 0 --- BOS B. Rosar D. Pillette 3% 81% Single to CF
b7 2-1 0 1-- O BOS W. Nixon D. Pillette -3% 78% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
Fred Hatfield pinch runs for Willard Nixon (P) batting 9th
b7 2-1 1 1-- BOS D. DiMaggio D. Pillette 3% 81% Single to LF; Hatfield to 2B
b7 2-1 1 12- BOS J. Pesky D. Pillette 4% 85% Wild Pitch; DiMaggio to 2B; Hatfield to 3B
b7 2-1 1 -23 RO BOS J. Pesky D. Pillette 2% 87% Flyball: RF; Hatfield Scores; DiMaggio to 3B
b7 3-1 2 --3 BOS T. Williams D. Pillette 0% 88% Walk
b7 3-1 2 1-3 BOS V. Stephens D. Pillette 0% 88% Wild Pitch; Williams to 2B
b7 3-1 2 -23 R BOS V. Stephens D. Pillette 5% 93% Single to P; Williams to 3B; DiMaggio Scores
b7 4-1 2 1-3 BOS B. Doerr D. Pillette 0% 94% Walk; Stephens to 2B
b7 4-1 2 123 O BOS B. Goodman D. Pillette -2% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Browns 1, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, Browns Batting, Behind 1-4, Red Sox' Walt Masterson facing 6-7-8
Walt Masterson replaces Fred Hatfield (PR) pitching and batting 9th
Lou Boudreau replaces Bobby Doerr (2B) playing 1B batting 5th
Billy Goodman moves from 1B to 2B
t8 1-4 0 --- O SLB S. Lollar W. Masterson 3% 95% Strikeout
t8 1-4 1 --- O SLB F. Marsh W. Masterson 2% 96% Flyball: CF
t8 1-4 2 --- SLB B. Jennings W. Masterson -2% 94% Double to LF
Ken Wood pinch hits for Duane Pillette (P) batting 9th
t8 1-4 2 -2- SLB K. Wood W. Masterson -2% 93% Walk
t8 1-4 2 12- O SLB B. Young W. Masterson 4% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Browns 1, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Browns' Jim Suchecki facing 7-8-9
Jim Suchecki replaces Ken Wood (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-1 0 --- BOS C. Vollmer J. Suchecki 0% 97% Single to LF
b8 4-1 0 1-- O BOS B. Rosar J. Suchecki -0% 97% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Vollmer to 2B
Walt Dropo pinch hits for Walt Masterson (P) batting 9th
b8 4-1 1 -2- O BOS W. Dropo J. Suchecki -1% 97% Strikeout
b8 4-1 2 -2- BOS D. DiMaggio J. Suchecki 0% 97% Single to RF; Vollmer to 3B
b8 4-1 2 1-3 R BOS J. Pesky J. Suchecki 2% 99% Single to RF; DiMaggio to 2B; Vollmer Scores
b8 5-1 2 12- O BOS T. Williams J. Suchecki -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Browns 1, Red Sox 5.
Top of the 9th, Browns Batting, Behind 1-5, Red Sox' Ellis Kinder facing 2-3-4
Ellis Kinder replaces Lou Boudreau (1B) pitching and batting 5th
Walt Dropo moves from PH to 1B
t9 1-5 0 --- O SLB J. Delsing E. Kinder 1% 99% Groundout: P-1B
t9 1-5 1 --- O SLB J. Maguire E. Kinder 1% 100% Flyball: C
t9 1-5 2 --- O SLB C. Mapes E. Kinder 0% 100% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 1, Red Sox 5.

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