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DET
@BAL
2
3
 
(11)
CLE
@BOS
5
6
CLE
@BOS
3
2
CHW
@NYY
2
1
KCA
@WSH
4
2
PHI
@CHC
3
2
PIT
@CIN
3
1
NYG
@MLN
4
5
 
(10)
BRO
@STL
12
1
Friday, June 17, 1955,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 33,014, Time of Game: 2:25
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Indians
3
37-24
 Won 1 
3rd, 2½ GB
at Red Sox
2
29-32
 Lost 1 
5th, 10½ GB
W: Ray Narleski (3-0)
L: George Susce (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  1  0   1  1  0    3  8  1
Red Sox         2  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  4  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .284 .376 .459 .835 -0.120 1.15 0.000 -0.120 -0.9 1 0
Bobby Avila 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .266 .390 .387 .778 0.019 1.04 0.090 -0.070 -0.2 6 5 2B
Larry Doby CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .299 .365 .424 .789 0.150 1.10 0.197 -0.047 0.4 2 0
Al Rosen 1B 3 1 2 0 1 1 4 .246 .372 .413 .786 0.094 1.09 0.118 -0.024 0.7 9 1
Gene Woodling LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .232 .335 .364 .699 0.014 1.56 0.102 -0.088 -0.3 2 0
Dave Philley RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .325 .398 .481 .878 -0.029 1.68 0.118 -0.147 -0.0 0 0 2B
George Strickland SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .213 .329 .336 .665 0.031 1.16 0.054 -0.023 0.2 1 5 HBP
   Bob Lemon PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .340 .286 .626 -0.086 3.68 0.000 -0.086 -0.5
   Sam Dente SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .210 .286 .235 .520 -0.018 0.71 0.000 -0.018 -0.3 1 0
Hank Foiles C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .291 .418 .400 .818 -0.025 0.98 0.000 -0.025 -0.3 1 0
   Dale Mitchell PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .267 .259 .526 -0.104 2.32 0.000 -0.104 -0.8 GDP
   Jim Hegan C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .189 .284 .291 .575 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
   Ralph Kiner PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .254 .385 .457 .842 0.199 3.19 0.199 0.000 1.1
   Hal Naragon C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .375 .300 .675 -0.014 0.55 0.000 -0.014 -0.2 2 0
Ray Narleski P 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .143 .143 .143 .286 -0.133 1.20 0.000 -0.133 -0.9 0 2
Team Totals 34 3 8 2 1 6 36 .235 .278 .294 .572 -0.022 1.37 0.878 -0.899 -1.9 27 13
2B: D Philley (4, off G Susce); B Avila (8, off G Susce).
HBP: G Strickland (1, by G Susce).
TB: D Philley 3; A Rosen 2; B Avila 2; R Kiner; G Woodling; L Doby.
GIDP: D Mitchell (2).
RBI: R Kiner (25); L Doby (27).
2-out RBI: R Kiner.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Strickland-B Avila-A Rosen 2.
E: H Foiles (2).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Goodman 2B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .232 .351 .300 .651 0.020 0.74 0.058 -0.038 0.3 2 2
Billy Klaus SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .305 .401 .447 .848 -0.046 1.37 0.083 -0.130 -0.0 1 3 GDP
Ted Williams LF 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .379 .507 .845 1.352 -0.018 1.03 0.053 -0.071 0.3 2 0 SB
Jackie Jensen RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .253 .326 .481 .806 -0.080 1.17 0.040 -0.120 -0.8 1 0 SB
Norm Zauchin 1B 2 0 1 2 2 1 4 .269 .356 .494 .849 0.058 1.93 0.151 -0.093 1.7 6 2
Sammy White C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .245 .314 .352 .666 -0.196 1.70 0.000 -0.196 -2.0 8 0 GDP
Grady Hatton 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .223 .376 .330 .706 -0.089 1.25 0.025 -0.114 -0.5 1 1
Jim Piersall CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .239 .315 .372 .687 -0.111 0.99 0.000 -0.111 -1.3 4 0 CS
George Susce P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .077 .077 .154 .231 -0.061 0.78 0.000 -0.061 -0.5 1 1
   Leo Kiely P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .231 .167 .397 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 28 2 4 2 6 5 34 .143 .294 .143 .437 -0.523 1.23 0.410 -0.934 -2.9 27 9
TB: N Zauchin; B Goodman; B Klaus; G Hatton.
GIDP: B Klaus (1); S White (12).
RBI: N Zauchin 2 (32).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. N Zauchin-B Klaus-N Zauchin.
Baserunning
SB: T Williams (1, 2nd base off R Narleski/H Foiles); J Jensen (7, 2nd base off R Narleski/J Hegan).
CS: J Piersall (2, 2nd base by R Narleski POCS).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ray Narleski, W (3-0) 9 4 2 1 6 5 0 4.42 34 72 0.524 1.23 2.9
Team Totals 9 4 2 1 6 5 0 1.00 34 72 0.524 1.23 2.9

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
George Susce, L (2-2) 7.1 8 3 3 1 5 0 3.51 31 54 -0.111 1.42 0.4
Leo Kiely 1.2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.72 5 2 0 0.135 1.08 1.5
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 1 6 0 3.00 36 54 2 0 0.024 1.37 1.9
Balks: None.
WP: G Susce (1).
HBP: G Susce (2; G Strickland).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: R Narleski (1; J Piersall, 2nd base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eddie Hurley, 1B - Hank Soar, 2B - (none), 3B - Ed Runge.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: 33,014.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Boston Red Sox
1 Al Smith 3B 1 Billy Goodman 2B
2 Bobby Avila 2B 2 Billy Klaus SS
3 Larry Doby CF 3 Ted Williams LF
4 Al Rosen 1B 4 Jackie Jensen RF
5 Gene Woodling LF 5 Norm Zauchin 1B
6 Dave Philley RF 6 Sammy White C
7 George Strickland SS 7 Grady Hatton 3B
8 Hank Foiles C 8 Jim Piersall CF
9 Ray Narleski P 9 George Susce P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 1-2 2 12- R CLE R. Kiner G. Susce 20% 50% Single to CF; Rosen Scores; Woodling to 3B
t8 2-2 1 -2- R CLE L. Doby G. Susce 20% 74% Single to RF; Avila Scores
b1 0-0 1 123 RR BOS N. Zauchin R. Narleski -11% 25% Single to LF; Goodman Scores; Klaus Scores/unER; Williams to 2B
t5 0-2 0 1-3 ROO CLE D. Mitchell G. Susce -10% 31% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B; Philley Scores/No RBI
t7 1-2 0 1-- CLE G. Woodling G. Susce 10% 49% Single to LF; Rosen 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' George Susce facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Smith G. Susce -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Avila G. Susce -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE L. Doby G. Susce -1% 45% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- BOS B. Goodman R. Narleski -3% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- BOS B. Klaus R. Narleski -8% 33% Single to RF; Goodman to 3B
b1 0-0 0 1-3 BOS T. Williams R. Narleski 0% 33% E2 on Foul Ball
b1 0-0 0 1-3 BOS T. Williams R. Narleski -4% 30% Walk; Klaus to 2B
b1 0-0 0 123 O BOS J. Jensen R. Narleski 6% 36% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 123 RR BOS N. Zauchin R. Narleski -11% 25% Single to LF; Goodman Scores; Klaus Scores/unER; Williams to 2B
b1 2-0 1 12- OO BOS S. White R. Narleski 6% 31% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' George Susce facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O CLE A. Rosen G. Susce -2% 28% Strikeout
t2 0-2 1 --- O CLE G. Woodling G. Susce -2% 27% Flyball: LF
t2 0-2 2 --- CLE D. Philley G. Susce 1% 28% Single to CF
t2 0-2 2 1-- O CLE G. Strickland G. Susce -2% 26% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- BOS G. Hatton R. Narleski -2% 23% Single to RF
b2 2-0 0 1-- O BOS J. Piersall R. Narleski 2% 26% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 2-0 1 1-- O BOS G. Susce R. Narleski 3% 29% Piersall Caught Stealing (PO) 2B (P-1B-SS-2B)
b2 2-0 2 --- O BOS G. Susce R. Narleski 1% 29% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' George Susce facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- O CLE H. Foiles G. Susce -3% 27% Strikeout
t3 0-2 1 --- O CLE R. Narleski G. Susce -2% 25% Strikeout
t3 0-2 2 --- O CLE A. Smith G. Susce -1% 24% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- O BOS B. Goodman R. Narleski 2% 26% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 2-0 1 --- O BOS B. Klaus R. Narleski 1% 27% Strikeout
b3 2-0 2 --- BOS T. Williams R. Narleski -1% 26% Walk
b3 2-0 2 1-- BOS J. Jensen R. Narleski -1% 25% Williams Steals 2B
b3 2-0 2 -2- O BOS J. Jensen R. Narleski 3% 28% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' George Susce facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- O CLE B. Avila G. Susce -3% 25% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-2 1 --- O CLE L. Doby G. Susce -2% 23% Foul Flyball: 3B
t4 0-2 2 --- CLE A. Rosen G. Susce 1% 25% Single to LF
t4 0-2 2 1-- O CLE G. Woodling G. Susce -3% 22% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 5-6-7
b4 2-0 0 --- BOS N. Zauchin R. Narleski -2% 19% Walk
b4 2-0 0 1-- O BOS S. White R. Narleski 2% 22% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b4 2-0 1 1-- O BOS G. Hatton R. Narleski 2% 24% Flyball: CF
b4 2-0 2 1-- O BOS J. Piersall R. Narleski 2% 26% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' George Susce facing 6-7-8
t5 0-2 0 --- CLE D. Philley G. Susce 7% 33% Double to LF
t5 0-2 0 -2- CLE G. Strickland G. Susce 3% 36% Wild Pitch; Philley to 3B
t5 0-2 0 --3 CLE G. Strickland G. Susce 5% 41% Hit By Pitch
Dale Mitchell pinch hits for Hank Foiles (C) batting 8th
t5 0-2 0 1-3 ROO CLE D. Mitchell G. Susce -10% 31% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B; Philley Scores/No RBI
t5 1-2 2 --- O CLE R. Narleski G. Susce -2% 30% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 9-1-2
Jim Hegan replaces Dale Mitchell (PH) playing C batting 8th
b5 2-1 0 --- O BOS G. Susce R. Narleski 2% 32% Strikeout
b5 2-1 1 --- BOS B. Goodman R. Narleski -2% 29% Single to LF
b5 2-1 1 1-- OO BOS B. Klaus R. Narleski 5% 35% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' George Susce facing 1-2-3
t6 1-2 0 --- O CLE A. Smith G. Susce -4% 31% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 1-2 1 --- O CLE B. Avila G. Susce -3% 28% Flyball: CF
t6 1-2 2 --- O CLE L. Doby G. Susce -2% 26% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 3-4-5
b6 2-1 0 --- O BOS T. Williams R. Narleski 2% 29% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 2-1 1 --- BOS J. Jensen R. Narleski -2% 26% Walk
b6 2-1 1 1-- BOS N. Zauchin R. Narleski -2% 25% Jensen Steals 2B
b6 2-1 1 -2- BOS N. Zauchin R. Narleski -1% 23% Walk
b6 2-1 1 12- O BOS S. White R. Narleski 4% 27% Strikeout
b6 2-1 2 12- O BOS G. Hatton R. Narleski 4% 31% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' George Susce facing 4-5-6
t7 1-2 0 --- CLE A. Rosen G. Susce 7% 38% Single to LF
t7 1-2 0 1-- CLE G. Woodling G. Susce 10% 49% Single to LF; Rosen to 2B
t7 1-2 0 12- O CLE D. Philley G. Susce -10% 39% Popfly: 2B
Bob Lemon pinch hits for George Strickland (SS) batting 7th
t7 1-2 1 12- O CLE B. Lemon G. Susce -9% 30% Flyball: CF
Ralph Kiner pinch hits for Jim Hegan (C) batting 8th
t7 1-2 2 12- R CLE R. Kiner G. Susce 20% 50% Single to CF; Rosen Scores; Woodling to 3B
t7 2-2 2 1-3 O CLE R. Narleski G. Susce -9% 41% Strikeout
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 8-9-1
Hal Naragon replaces Ralph Kiner (PH) playing C batting 8th
Sam Dente replaces Bob Lemon (PH) playing SS batting 7th
b7 2-2 0 --- O BOS J. Piersall R. Narleski 4% 45% Popfly: 1B
b7 2-2 1 --- O BOS G. Susce R. Narleski 3% 48% Popfly: 2B
b7 2-2 2 --- O BOS B. Goodman R. Narleski 2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, Red Sox' George Susce facing 1-2-3
t8 2-2 0 --- O CLE A. Smith G. Susce -5% 45% Flyball: CF
t8 2-2 1 --- CLE B. Avila G. Susce 9% 54% Double to LF
t8 2-2 1 -2- R CLE L. Doby G. Susce 20% 74% Single to RF; Avila Scores
t8 3-2 1 1-- CLE A. Rosen G. Susce 3% 77% Walk; Doby to 2B
Leo Kiely replaces George Susce pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-2 1 12- O CLE G. Woodling L. Kiely -4% 73% Foul Flyball: C
t8 3-2 2 12- O CLE D. Philley L. Kiely -5% 68% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 2-3-4
b8 2-3 0 --- O BOS B. Klaus R. Narleski 7% 75% Flyball: LF
b8 2-3 1 --- O BOS T. Williams R. Narleski 5% 79% Strikeout
b8 2-3 2 --- O BOS J. Jensen R. Narleski 3% 83% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-2, Red Sox' Leo Kiely facing 7-8-9
t9 3-2 0 --- O CLE S. Dente L. Kiely -2% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 3-2 1 --- O CLE H. Naragon L. Kiely -1% 80% Lineout: P
t9 3-2 2 --- O CLE R. Narleski L. Kiely -1% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-3, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 5-6-7
b9 2-3 0 --- O BOS N. Zauchin R. Narleski 9% 88% Strikeout
b9 2-3 1 --- O BOS S. White R. Narleski 7% 95% Popfly: SS
b9 2-3 2 --- O BOS G. Hatton R. Narleski 5% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Red Sox 2.

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