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Standings
CLE
@BOS
6
2
CHW
@NYY
2
3
DET
@PHA
16
5
DET
@PHA
1
2
BAL
@WSH
8
9
NYG
@CHC
4
5
 
(10)
BRO
@CIN
10
8
PHI
@MLN
0
1
PIT
@STL
8
5
Friday, June 11, 1954,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 28,499, Time of Game: 2:22
Indians
6
34-17
 Won 1 
2nd, ½ GB
at Red Sox
2
19-29
 Lost 3 
6th, 14 GB
W: Art Houtteman (5-3)
L: Willard Nixon (4-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         4  0  0   1  0  0   0  1  0    6 10  0
Red Sox         0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  1    2  9  2

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith 3B 3 1 2 0 2 0 5 .265 .393 .384 .778 0.039 0.34 0.050 -0.010 0.4 1 3
Sam Dente 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 5 .188 .235 .313 .548 0.052 0.57 0.102 -0.050 0.5 3 4 3B,SH,GDP
Larry Doby CF 3 1 1 3 2 1 5 .262 .341 .435 .775 0.115 0.38 0.129 -0.015 1.7 7 0 HR,SB,IW
Vic Wertz 1B 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .220 .293 .257 .550 0.025 0.37 0.032 -0.007 0.6 3 0
   Bill Glynn PR-1B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .283 .339 .340 .679 -0.013 0.26 0.000 -0.013 -1.3 5 0
Dave Philley RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 5 .179 .263 .374 .638 -0.025 0.34 0.000 -0.025 -1.4 2 0 SH
Wally Westlake LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .280 .330 .500 .830 0.030 0.45 0.054 -0.024 0.8 1 0 HR
George Strickland SS 2 1 1 1 2 0 4 .238 .327 .360 .687 0.066 0.26 0.071 -0.005 1.3 0 2 HR
Jim Hegan C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .258 .290 .406 .696 -0.006 0.32 0.016 -0.022 -0.4 5 0
Art Houtteman P 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 .240 .259 .400 .659 -0.021 0.29 0.000 -0.021 -0.9 0 0 SH
Team Totals 32 6 10 6 6 5 41 .312 .421 .656 1.077 0.262 0.37 0.454 -0.192 1.3 27 9
3B: S Dente (1, off W Nixon).
HR: L Doby (8, off W Nixon, 1st inn, 2 on, 0 outs to RF); G Strickland (3, off W Nixon, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); W Westlake (5, off W Nixon, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: A Houtteman (1, off W Nixon); D Philley (3, off W Nixon); S Dente (1, off W Nixon).
IBB: L Doby (2, by W Nixon).
TB: W Westlake 5; G Strickland 4; L Doby 4; S Dente 3; A Smith 2; V Wertz 2; J Hegan.
GIDP: S Dente (1).
RBI: L Doby 3 (35); W Westlake 2 (17); G Strickland (22).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Smith-S Dente-V Wertz.
Baserunning
SB: L Doby (1, 2nd base off B Werle/S White).
Pickoffs: A Smith (1st base by S White).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Piersall RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .281 .342 .388 .731 0.049 0.83 0.084 -0.035 0.5 0 1
Billy Goodman LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .277 .356 .361 .718 0.105 1.00 0.127 -0.022 1.0 1 0
Harry Agganis 1B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .282 .346 .465 .810 -0.108 1.20 0.000 -0.108 -1.3 12 2 SF
Jackie Jensen CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .239 .330 .428 .758 -0.109 1.16 0.000 -0.109 -1.3 2 0
Sammy White C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .291 .322 .448 .770 -0.095 0.92 0.000 -0.095 -1.3 6 1
Ted Lepcio 2B 4 1 2 0 0 1 4 .300 .388 .458 .847 0.013 0.47 0.039 -0.026 0.5 4 1 2B
Milt Bolling SS 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .275 .360 .489 .849 -0.016 0.70 0.034 -0.050 0.7 2 5 2B
Billy Consolo 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .071 .133 .071 .205 -0.094 0.75 0.000 -0.094 -1.4 0 2 GDP
Willard Nixon P 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .211 .318 .211 .529 0.024 0.54 0.042 -0.018 0.3 0 2
   Bill Werle P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Charlie Maxwell PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .221 .312 .279 .591 -0.006 0.23 0.000 -0.006 -0.3
Team Totals 34 2 9 2 1 5 36 .265 .278 .324 .601 -0.237 0.83 0.326 -0.563 -2.7 27 14
2B: T Lepcio (3, off A Houtteman); M Bolling (12, off A Houtteman).
SF: H Agganis (1, off A Houtteman).
TB: T Lepcio 3; M Bolling 3; W Nixon 2; J Piersall 2; B Goodman.
GIDP: B Consolo (1).
RBI: H Agganis (29); M Bolling (17).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Bolling-T Lepcio-H Agganis.
E: B Consolo (1); T Lepcio (5).
Outfield Assists: J Piersall (W Westlake at 2nd base).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Art Houtteman, W (5-3) 9 9 2 2 1 5 0 3.11 36 65 0.237 0.83 2.7
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 1 5 0 2.00 36 65 0.237 0.83 2.7

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Willard Nixon, L (4-5) 8.1 10 6 5 5 4 3 4.25 38 40 -0.266 0.40 -2.3
Bill Werle 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 5.14 3 1 0 0.004 0.05 1.0
Team Totals 9 10 6 5 6 5 3 5.00 41 40 1 0 -0.262 0.37 -1.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: W Nixon (2; L Doby).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eddie Hurley, 1B - Bill Grieve, 2B - Charlie Berry, 3B - Ed Runge.
Time of Game: 2:22.
Attendance: 28,499.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Boston Red Sox
1 Al Smith 3B 1 Jim Piersall RF
2 Sam Dente 2B 2 Billy Goodman LF
3 Larry Doby CF 3 Harry Agganis 1B
4 Vic Wertz 1B 4 Jackie Jensen CF
5 Dave Philley RF 5 Sammy White C
6 Wally Westlake LF 6 Ted Lepcio 2B
7 George Strickland SS 7 Milt Bolling SS
8 Jim Hegan C 8 Billy Consolo 3B
9 Art Houtteman P 9 Willard Nixon P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 0 -23 RRR CLE L. Doby W. Nixon 13% 76% Home Run; Smith Scores; Dente Scores/unER
t1 0-0 0 1-- CLE S. Dente W. Nixon 10% 63% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Smith to 3B; Dente to 2B
b3 0-4 0 12- BOS B. Goodman A. Houtteman -8% 67% Single to RF; Nixon to 3B; Piersall to 2B
t4 4-1 1 --- R CLE G. Strickland W. Nixon 7% 87% Home Run
b3 0-4 0 1-- BOS J. Piersall A. Houtteman -5% 75% Single to 3B; Nixon to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CLE A. Smith W. Nixon 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- CLE S. Dente W. Nixon 10% 63% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Smith to 3B; Dente to 2B
t1 0-0 0 -23 RRR CLE L. Doby W. Nixon 13% 76% Home Run; Smith Scores; Dente Scores/unER
t1 3-0 0 --- CLE V. Wertz W. Nixon 2% 78% Single to RF
t1 3-0 0 1-- O CLE D. Philley W. Nixon -1% 77% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Wertz to 2B
t1 3-0 1 -2- RO CLE W. Westlake W. Nixon 3% 81% Single to CF; Wertz Scores; Westlake out at 2B/RF-1B-SS
t1 4-0 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland W. Nixon -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-4 0 --- BOS J. Piersall A. Houtteman -3% 77% Single to CF
b1 0-4 0 1-- BOS B. Goodman A. Houtteman -5% 72% Walk; Piersall to 2B
b1 0-4 0 12- O BOS H. Agganis A. Houtteman 5% 77% Foul Popfly: 3B
b1 0-4 1 12- O BOS J. Jensen A. Houtteman 4% 81% Strikeout
b1 0-4 2 12- O BOS S. White A. Houtteman 3% 84% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 8-9-1
t2 4-0 0 --- CLE J. Hegan W. Nixon 2% 86% Single to SS
t2 4-0 0 1-- O CLE A. Houtteman W. Nixon -1% 85% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Hegan to 2B
t2 4-0 1 -2- CLE A. Smith W. Nixon 1% 86% Single to SS; Hegan stays at 2B
t2 4-0 1 12- OO CLE S. Dente W. Nixon -4% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 6-7-8
b2 0-4 0 --- O BOS T. Lepcio A. Houtteman 2% 84% Strikeout
b2 0-4 1 --- BOS M. Bolling A. Houtteman -2% 82% Single to LF
b2 0-4 1 1-- OO BOS B. Consolo A. Houtteman 4% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 3-4-5
t3 4-0 0 --- O CLE L. Doby W. Nixon -1% 85% Strikeout
t3 4-0 1 --- O CLE V. Wertz W. Nixon -1% 84% Flyball: CF
t3 4-0 2 --- O CLE D. Philley W. Nixon -1% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 9-1-2
b3 0-4 0 --- BOS W. Nixon A. Houtteman -3% 80% Single to LF
b3 0-4 0 1-- BOS J. Piersall A. Houtteman -5% 75% Single to 3B; Nixon to 2B
b3 0-4 0 12- BOS B. Goodman A. Houtteman -8% 67% Single to RF; Nixon to 3B; Piersall to 2B
b3 0-4 0 123 RO BOS H. Agganis A. Houtteman 5% 72% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Nixon Scores
b3 1-4 1 12- O BOS J. Jensen A. Houtteman 5% 77% Flyball: CF
b3 1-4 2 12- O BOS S. White A. Houtteman 4% 81% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 6-7-8
t4 4-1 0 --- O CLE W. Westlake W. Nixon -1% 80% Foul Popfly: C
t4 4-1 1 --- R CLE G. Strickland W. Nixon 7% 87% Home Run
t4 5-1 1 --- O CLE J. Hegan W. Nixon -1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 5-1 2 --- O CLE A. Houtteman W. Nixon -0% 85% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 6-7-8
b4 1-5 0 --- BOS T. Lepcio A. Houtteman -3% 82% Single to 2B
b4 1-5 0 1-- O BOS M. Bolling A. Houtteman 3% 85% Popfly: 2B
b4 1-5 1 1-- O BOS B. Consolo A. Houtteman 2% 88% Popfly: 2B
b4 1-5 2 1-- O BOS W. Nixon A. Houtteman 2% 90% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-1, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 1-2-3
t5 5-1 0 --- O CLE A. Smith W. Nixon -1% 89% Flyball: CF
t5 5-1 1 --- O CLE S. Dente W. Nixon -1% 88% Groundout: P-1B
t5 5-1 2 --- O CLE L. Doby W. Nixon -0% 88% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 1-2-3
b5 1-5 0 --- O BOS J. Piersall A. Houtteman 2% 90% Strikeout
b5 1-5 1 --- O BOS B. Goodman A. Houtteman 1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 1-5 2 --- O BOS H. Agganis A. Houtteman 1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-1, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 4-5-6
t6 5-1 0 --- CLE V. Wertz W. Nixon 1% 93% Single to RF
Bill Glynn pinch runs for Vic Wertz (1B) batting 4th
t6 5-1 0 1-- O CLE D. Philley W. Nixon -0% 92% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Glynn to 2B
t6 5-1 1 -2- O CLE W. Westlake W. Nixon -1% 91% Flyball: LF
t6 5-1 2 -2- CLE G. Strickland W. Nixon 0% 91% Walk
t6 5-1 2 12- O CLE J. Hegan W. Nixon -1% 90% Foul Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 4-5-6
Bill Glynn moves from PR to 1B
b6 1-5 0 --- O BOS J. Jensen A. Houtteman 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 1-5 1 --- O BOS S. White A. Houtteman 1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-5 2 --- O BOS T. Lepcio A. Houtteman 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-1, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 9-1-2
t7 5-1 0 --- O CLE A. Houtteman W. Nixon -1% 93% Strikeout
t7 5-1 1 --- CLE A. Smith W. Nixon 1% 94% Single to LF
t7 5-1 1 1-- O CLE S. Dente W. Nixon -0% 94% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Smith to 2B
t7 5-1 2 -2- CLE L. Doby W. Nixon 0% 94% Intentional Walk
t7 5-1 2 12- O CLE B. Glynn W. Nixon -1% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 7-8-9
b7 1-5 0 --- O BOS M. Bolling A. Houtteman 2% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 1-5 1 --- O BOS B. Consolo A. Houtteman 1% 96% Strikeout
b7 1-5 2 --- BOS W. Nixon A. Houtteman -1% 95% Single to RF
b7 1-5 2 1-- O BOS J. Piersall A. Houtteman 1% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-1, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 5-6-7
t8 5-1 0 --- O CLE D. Philley W. Nixon -0% 96% Strikeout
t8 5-1 1 --- R CLE W. Westlake W. Nixon 2% 98% Home Run
t8 6-1 1 --- CLE G. Strickland W. Nixon 0% 98% Walk
t8 6-1 1 1-- O CLE J. Hegan W. Nixon -0% 98% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Hegan to 2B/Adv on E4
t8 6-1 2 -2- O CLE A. Houtteman W. Nixon -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-6, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 2-3-4
b8 1-6 0 --- O BOS B. Goodman A. Houtteman 1% 99% Flyball: CF
b8 1-6 1 --- O BOS H. Agganis A. Houtteman 0% 99% Flyball: CF
b8 1-6 2 --- O BOS J. Jensen A. Houtteman 0% 99% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-1, Red Sox' Willard Nixon facing 1-2-3
t9 6-1 0 --- CLE A. Smith W. Nixon 0% 99% Walk
t9 6-1 0 1-- O CLE S. Dente W. Nixon -0% 99% Smith Picked off 1B (C-1B)
t9 6-1 1 --- CLE S. Dente W. Nixon 0% 100% Triple to CF
Bill Werle replaces Willard Nixon pitching and batting 9th
t9 6-1 1 --3 CLE L. Doby B. Werle 0% 100% Walk
t9 6-1 1 1-3 CLE B. Glynn B. Werle 0% 100% Doby Steals 2B
t9 6-1 1 -23 O CLE B. Glynn B. Werle -0% 99% Popfly: SS
t9 6-1 2 -23 O CLE D. Philley B. Werle -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-6, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 5-6-7
b9 1-6 0 --- O BOS S. White A. Houtteman 1% 100% Strikeout
b9 1-6 1 --- BOS T. Lepcio A. Houtteman -1% 99% Double to LF
b9 1-6 1 -2- R BOS M. Bolling A. Houtteman -1% 98% Double to LF; Lepcio Scores
b9 2-6 1 -2- O BOS B. Consolo A. Houtteman 2% 99% Flyball: CF
Charlie Maxwell pinch hits for Bill Werle (P) batting 9th
b9 2-6 2 -2- O BOS C. Maxwell A. Houtteman 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 6, Red Sox 2.

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