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11
Friday, September 9, 1955,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 30,127, Time of Game: 2:56
Indians
3
86-54
 Won 4 
1st
at Red Sox
1
80-58
 Lost 2 
4th, 5 GB
W: Bob Lemon (17-8)
L: Ike Delock (8-6)
S: Don Mossi (8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  1   1  1  0    3  8  0
Red Sox         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  7  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith RF-3B-RF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .310 .412 .489 .901 0.119 0.92 0.176 -0.057 0.6 1 2 HR
Bobby Avila 2B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .263 .367 .378 .745 -0.069 1.17 0.032 -0.101 -0.6 3 4
Al Rosen 1B-3B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .249 .364 .422 .786 0.108 0.96 0.156 -0.048 0.8 11 0 HR
Larry Doby CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .294 .372 .512 .884 -0.042 1.07 0.025 -0.067 -0.5 2 0
Gene Woodling LF-RF-LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .266 .356 .390 .745 -0.016 1.25 0.054 -0.070 0.1 1 0
Rudy Regalado 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .250 .267 .517 -0.012 0.43 0.000 -0.012 -0.1 0 1
   Ralph Kiner PH-LF 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .243 .367 .447 .814 0.075 1.95 0.186 -0.111 -0.1 0 0 HR
   Joe Altobelli 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .236 .197 .433 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Jim Hegan C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .226 .305 .351 .656 -0.102 0.96 0.000 -0.102 -1.0 6 0
George Strickland SS 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .207 .304 .273 .576 -0.070 0.69 0.000 -0.070 -0.8 1 5
Bob Lemon P 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .232 .329 .275 .605 -0.014 0.53 0.014 -0.028 -0.1 1 1
   Ray Narleski P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .261 .261 .261 .522 -0.007 0.26 0.000 -0.007 -0.2 0 0
   Don Mossi P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .300 .125 .425 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 35 3 8 3 2 7 37 .229 .270 .486 .756 -0.030 1.00 0.643 -0.673 -1.9 27 14
HR: A Smith (22, off I Delock, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); R Kiner (17, off I Delock, 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); A Rosen (21, off T Hurd, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: A Smith 5; R Kiner 4; A Rosen 4; B Avila; B Lemon; G Woodling; L Doby.
RBI: R Kiner (52); A Smith (73); A Rosen (78).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Strickland-B Avila-A Rosen.

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 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .292 .396 .352 .748 -0.007 1.03 0.071 -0.078 -0.2 1 0
Billy Klaus SS 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .287 .351 .390 .741 -0.019 1.48 0.145 -0.164 0.6 2 3 2B
Ted Williams LF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .348 .492 .730 1.222 0.012 1.13 0.058 -0.047 0.4 3 0 IW
Jackie Jensen RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .278 .372 .476 .848 -0.048 1.52 0.100 -0.148 -1.0 2 0 HBP,GDP
Norm Zauchin 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .230 .327 .426 .753 -0.053 1.33 0.041 -0.094 -0.8 6 0
Sammy White C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .266 .325 .400 .725 -0.208 1.82 0.000 -0.208 -1.4 7 0
Grady Hatton 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .245 .365 .329 .695 -0.078 0.96 0.012 -0.090 -0.5 0 2
Jim Piersall CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .285 .373 .439 .812 -0.084 1.15 0.022 -0.106 -0.4 6 0
Ike Delock P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .093 .170 .093 .263 -0.039 0.95 0.000 -0.039 -0.5 0 0
   Gene Stephens PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .307 .383 .479 .861 -0.036 1.43 0.000 -0.036 -0.2
   Tom Hurd P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .077 .077 .154 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Faye Throneberry PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .254 .331 .482 .813 0.032 0.61 0.032 0.000 0.1
Team Totals 33 1 7 1 4 6 38 .212 .316 .242 .558 -0.528 1.28 0.481 -1.010 -3.9 27 5
2B: B Klaus (25, off B Lemon).
IBB: T Williams (18, by B Lemon).
HBP: J Jensen (3, by B Lemon).
TB: B Klaus 3; J Jensen; B Goodman; J Piersall; G Hatton; T Williams.
GIDP: J Jensen (21).
RBI: T Williams (78).
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 7.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Lemon, W (17-8) 7.2 6 1 1 3 3 0 3.82 32 63 0.342 1.06 2.9
Ray Narleski, H (5) 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 3.13 5 2 0 0.091 2.17 0.5
Don Mossi, S (8) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.59 1 2 0 0.096 3.65 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 4 6 0 1.00 38 63 4 0 0.529 1.28 3.9

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ike Delock, L (8-6) 7 6 2 2 2 5 2 3.61 29 60 0.095 1.15 1.8
Tom Hurd 2 2 1 1 0 2 1 3.03 8 0 0 -0.067 0.49 0.1
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 2 7 3 3.00 37 60 0 0 0.028 1.00 1.9
Balks: None.
WP: B Lemon 2 (5); R Narleski (4).
HBP: B Lemon (4; J Jensen).
IBB: B Lemon (3; T Williams).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Grieve, 1B - Johnny Stevens, 2B - John Rice, 3B - Larry Napp.
Time of Game: 2:56.
Attendance: 30,127.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Boston Red Sox
1 Al Smith RF 1 Billy Goodman 2B
2 Bobby Avila 2B 2 Billy Klaus SS
3 Al Rosen 1B 3 Ted Williams LF
4 Larry Doby CF 4 Jackie Jensen RF
5 Gene Woodling LF 5 Norm Zauchin 1B
6 Rudy Regalado 3B 6 Sammy White C
7 Jim Hegan C 7 Grady Hatton 3B
8 George Strickland SS 8 Jim Piersall CF
9 Bob Lemon P 9 Ike Delock P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 1-1 0 --- R CLE R. Kiner I. Delock 19% 69% Home Run
t6 0-1 0 --- R CLE A. Smith I. Delock 15% 50% Home Run
b5 1-0 1 123 OO BOS J. Jensen B. Lemon 14% 35% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b8 1-3 2 -23 O BOS S. White R. Narleski 13% 92% Flyball: RF
t8 2-1 0 --- R CLE A. Rosen T. Hurd 12% 86% Home Run

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' Ike Delock facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Smith I. Delock -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Avila I. Delock -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE A. Rosen I. Delock -1% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BOS B. Goodman B. Lemon 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- BOS B. Klaus B. Lemon -2% 45% Single to SS
b1 0-0 1 1-- BOS T. Williams B. Lemon -1% 43% Wild Pitch; Klaus to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- BOS T. Williams B. Lemon -3% 41% Wild Pitch; Klaus to 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 R BOS T. Williams B. Lemon -5% 36% Single to RF; Klaus Scores
b1 1-0 1 1-- BOS J. Jensen B. Lemon -3% 33% Hit By Pitch; Williams to 2B
b1 1-0 1 12- O BOS N. Zauchin B. Lemon 4% 36% Strikeout
b1 1-0 2 12- O BOS S. White B. Lemon 4% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CLE L. Doby I. Delock -2% 38% Flyball: LF
t2 0-1 1 --- O CLE G. Woodling I. Delock -2% 36% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 2 --- O CLE R. Regalado I. Delock -1% 35% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- O BOS G. Hatton B. Lemon 2% 37% Groundout: P-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- BOS J. Piersall B. Lemon -2% 34% Single to CF
b2 1-0 1 1-- O BOS I. Delock B. Lemon 2% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B; Piersall to 2B
b2 1-0 2 -2- O BOS B. Goodman B. Lemon 3% 39% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan I. Delock -3% 36% Flyball: LF
t3 0-1 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland I. Delock -2% 35% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-1 2 --- O CLE B. Lemon I. Delock -1% 33% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 2-3-4
b3 1-0 0 --- O BOS B. Klaus B. Lemon 2% 35% Flyball: SS
b3 1-0 1 --- O BOS T. Williams B. Lemon 2% 37% Flyball: LF
b3 1-0 2 --- O BOS J. Jensen B. Lemon 1% 38% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- O CLE A. Smith I. Delock -3% 35% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- CLE B. Avila I. Delock 3% 38% Single to LF
t4 0-1 1 1-- O CLE A. Rosen I. Delock -4% 35% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-1 2 1-- CLE L. Doby I. Delock 2% 37% Single to RF; Rosen to 2B
t4 0-1 2 12- CLE G. Woodling I. Delock 4% 41% Walk; Rosen to 3B; Doby to 2B
Ralph Kiner pinch hits for Rudy Regalado (3B) batting 6th
t4 0-1 2 123 O CLE R. Kiner I. Delock -9% 32% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 5-6-7
Al Smith moves from RF to 3B
Ralph Kiner moves from PH to LF
Gene Woodling moves from LF to RF
b4 1-0 0 --- O BOS N. Zauchin B. Lemon 2% 34% Flyball: CF
b4 1-0 1 --- O BOS S. White B. Lemon 2% 36% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-0 2 --- BOS G. Hatton B. Lemon -1% 34% Single to CF
b4 1-0 2 1-- O BOS J. Piersall B. Lemon 2% 37% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 7-8-9
t5 0-1 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan I. Delock -3% 33% Strikeout
t5 0-1 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland I. Delock -2% 31% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-1 2 --- O CLE B. Lemon I. Delock -2% 30% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 9-1-2
b5 1-0 0 --- O BOS I. Delock B. Lemon 2% 32% Strikeout Looking
b5 1-0 1 --- BOS B. Goodman B. Lemon -2% 29% Walk
b5 1-0 1 1-- BOS B. Klaus B. Lemon -8% 21% Double to LF; Goodman to 3B
b5 1-0 1 -23 BOS T. Williams B. Lemon -1% 21% Intentional Walk
b5 1-0 1 123 OO BOS J. Jensen B. Lemon 14% 35% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 1-2-3
t6 0-1 0 --- R CLE A. Smith I. Delock 15% 50% Home Run
t6 1-1 0 --- O CLE B. Avila I. Delock -3% 47% Foul Flyball: 1B
t6 1-1 1 --- CLE A. Rosen I. Delock 4% 50% Walk
t6 1-1 1 1-- O CLE L. Doby I. Delock -3% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Rosen to 2B
t6 1-1 2 -2- O CLE G. Woodling I. Delock -5% 42% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 5-6-7
b6 1-1 0 --- O BOS N. Zauchin B. Lemon 3% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 1-1 1 --- O BOS S. White B. Lemon 3% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 1-1 2 --- O BOS G. Hatton B. Lemon 2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 6-7-8
t7 1-1 0 --- R CLE R. Kiner I. Delock 19% 69% Home Run
t7 2-1 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan I. Delock -3% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-1 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland I. Delock -2% 64% Strikeout
t7 2-1 2 --- CLE B. Lemon I. Delock 1% 65% Single to CF
t7 2-1 2 1-- CLE A. Smith I. Delock 2% 68% Single to LF; Lemon to 2B
t7 2-1 2 12- O CLE B. Avila I. Delock -5% 63% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 8-9-1
b7 1-2 0 --- O BOS J. Piersall B. Lemon 5% 68% Foul Flyball: 1B
Gene Stephens pinch hits for Ike Delock (P) batting 9th
b7 1-2 1 --- O BOS G. Stephens B. Lemon 4% 71% Strikeout
b7 1-2 2 --- O BOS B. Goodman B. Lemon 3% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Tom Hurd facing 3-4-5
Tom Hurd replaces Gene Stephens (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-1 0 --- R CLE A. Rosen T. Hurd 12% 86% Home Run
t8 3-1 0 --- O CLE L. Doby T. Hurd -1% 84% Flyball: LF
t8 3-1 1 --- CLE G. Woodling T. Hurd 1% 86% Single to RF
t8 3-1 1 1-- O CLE R. Kiner T. Hurd -2% 84% Flyball: CF
t8 3-1 2 1-- O CLE J. Hegan T. Hurd -2% 82% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 2-3-4
Joe Altobelli replaces Ralph Kiner (LF) playing 1B batting 6th
Al Rosen moves from 1B to 3B
Gene Woodling moves from RF to LF
Al Smith moves from 3B to RF
b8 1-3 0 --- O BOS B. Klaus B. Lemon 5% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 1-3 1 --- O BOS T. Williams B. Lemon 3% 90% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 1-3 2 --- BOS J. Jensen B. Lemon -3% 87% Single to CF
b8 1-3 2 1-- BOS N. Zauchin B. Lemon -4% 83% Walk; Jensen to 2B
Ray Narleski replaces Bob Lemon pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-3 2 12- BOS S. White R. Narleski -4% 79% Wild Pitch; Zauchin to 2B; Jensen to 3B
b8 1-3 2 -23 O BOS S. White R. Narleski 13% 92% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Red Sox 1.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Red Sox' Tom Hurd facing 8-9-1
t9 3-1 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland T. Hurd -1% 91% Strikeout
t9 3-1 1 --- O CLE R. Narleski T. Hurd -1% 90% Strikeout
t9 3-1 2 --- O CLE A. Smith T. Hurd -0% 90% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Red Sox 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Ray Narleski facing 7-8-9
b9 1-3 0 --- O BOS G. Hatton R. Narleski 5% 95% Strikeout Looking
b9 1-3 1 --- O BOS J. Piersall R. Narleski 3% 98% Strikeout
Faye Throneberry pinch hits for Tom Hurd (P) batting 9th
b9 1-3 2 --- BOS F. Throneberry R. Narleski -3% 95% Walk
b9 1-3 2 1-- BOS B. Goodman R. Narleski -5% 90% Single to LF; Throneberry to 2B
Don Mossi replaces Ray Narleski pitching and batting 9th
b9 1-3 2 12- O BOS B. Klaus D. Mossi 10% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Red Sox 1.

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