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5
Saturday, July 14, 1956,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 14,542, Time of Game: 1:42
White Sox
0
43-33
 Lost 6 
2nd, 9½ GB
at Red Sox
4
43-35
 Won 6 
4th, 10½ GB
W: Mel Parnell (3-2)
L: Jim McDonald (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  0  0
Red Sox         0  0  0   2  0  1   1  0  X    4  8  1

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Rivera RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .293 .788 -0.079 0.99 0.000 -0.079 -0.8 0 0
   Walt Dropo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .656 -0.005 0.19 0.000 -0.005 -0.3
Nellie Fox 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .699 -0.055 0.70 0.000 -0.055 -0.6 3 6
Minnie Minoso LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .893 -0.035 0.44 0.000 -0.035 -0.4 3 1
Dave Philley 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .698 -0.071 0.89 0.000 -0.071 -0.8 12 0
Larry Doby CF 2 0 0 0 1 0 .255 .795 -0.005 0.62 0.026 -0.031 -0.1 2 0
Sherm Lollar C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .307 .852 -0.073 0.62 0.000 -0.073 -0.8 2 0 GDP
Sammy Esposito 3B 2 0 0 0 1 0 .234 .672 -0.002 0.99 0.058 -0.061 0.3 1 3 CS
Luis Aparicio SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .258 .601 -0.081 1.10 0.000 -0.081 -1.0 1 5
Jim McDonald P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.048 0.92 0.000 -0.048 -0.5 0 1
   Paul LaPalme P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Bubba Phillips PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .888 -0.013 0.47 0.000 -0.013 -0.3
Team Totals 26 0 0 0 2 4 .000 .071 -0.467 0.76 0.084 -0.552 -5.3 24 17
GIDP: S Lollar (9).
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
DP: 3. S Esposito-N Fox-D Philley 2; M Minoso-S Esposito.
Outfield Assists: M Minoso (D Buddin at 2nd base).
Baserunning
CS: S Esposito (2, 2nd base by M Parnell/S White).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Goodman 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .307 .795 -0.004 0.54 0.038 -0.042 -0.1 3 6 2B
Billy Klaus 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .277 .775 0.093 0.61 0.111 -0.018 0.9 2 4 2B
Ted Williams LF 3 1 2 0 1 0 .366 1.030 0.098 0.58 0.100 -0.001 1.3 0 0
   Gene Stephens LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .174 .470 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Mickey Vernon 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 .321 .914 0.045 0.74 0.088 -0.043 0.0 11 0
Jackie Jensen RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .303 .858 -0.105 0.94 0.000 -0.105 -2.1 1 0 2·GDP
Jim Piersall CF 3 1 1 0 0 0 .303 .828 -0.009 0.43 0.018 -0.027 0.3 4 0 2B
Sammy White C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .713 -0.031 0.46 0.000 -0.031 -0.6 4 1
Don Buddin SS 2 0 1 1 0 0 .257 .749 0.067 0.85 0.079 -0.013 1.0 1 3 HBP
Mel Parnell P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .294 .647 -0.121 0.56 0.000 -0.121 -1.5 1 1 SH
Team Totals 28 4 8 3 1 2 .286 .726 0.033 0.64 0.434 -0.401 -0.7 27 15
2B: B Goodman (16, off J McDonald); J Piersall (20, off P LaPalme); B Klaus (11, off J McDonald).
SH: M Parnell (2, off P LaPalme).
HBP: D Buddin (3, by J McDonald).
TB: B Klaus 3; J Piersall 2; T Williams 2; B Goodman 2; D Buddin; M Vernon.
GIDP: J Jensen 2 (11).
RBI: B Klaus (30); D Buddin (25); M Vernon (42).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. S White-B Goodman; D Buddin-B Goodman-M Vernon.
E: D Buddin (25).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim McDonald, L (0-1) 5 5 3 3 1 1 0 5.40 20 45 -0.049 0.82 -0.5
Paul LaPalme 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 4.93 11 1 0 0.016 0.30 1.2
Team Totals 8 8 4 4 1 2 0 4.50 31 45 1 0 -0.033 0.64 0.7
J McDonald faced 2 batters in the 6th inning.

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mel Parnell, W (3-2) 9 0 0 0 2 4 0 3.14 28 89 0.468 0.76 5.3
Team Totals 9 0 0 0 2 4 0 0.00 28 89 0.468 0.76 5.3
Balks: None.
WP: J McDonald (1).
HBP: J McDonald (1; D Buddin).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Summers, 1B - Bill McKinley, 2B - Red Flaherty, 3B - John Rice.
Time of Game: 1:42.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Boston Red Sox
1 Jim Rivera RF 1 Billy Goodman 2B
2 Nellie Fox 2B 2 Billy Klaus 3B
3 Minnie Minoso LF 3 Ted Williams LF
4 Dave Philley 1B 4 Mickey Vernon 1B
5 Larry Doby CF 5 Jackie Jensen RF
6 Sherm Lollar C 6 Jim Piersall CF
7 Sammy Esposito 3B 7 Sammy White C
8 Luis Aparicio SS 8 Don Buddin SS
9 Jim McDonald P 9 Mel Parnell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 0 -2- OO BOS M. Parnell J. McDonald -11% 51% Fly Ball Double Play: LF-3B
b4 0-0 0 1-3 R BOS M. Vernon J. McDonald 9% 79% Single to RF; Klaus Scores; Williams to 3B
b4 0-0 0 --- BOS B. Klaus J. McDonald 7% 63% Double to CF
b4 0-0 0 -2- BOS T. Williams J. McDonald 7% 70% Single to RF; Klaus to 3B
t3 0-0 1 1-- OO CHW J. McDonald M. Parnell 6% 56% Double Play: Strikeout, Esposito Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW J. Rivera M. Parnell 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW N. Fox M. Parnell 2% 54% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHW M. Minoso M. Parnell 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jim McDonald facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O BOS B. Goodman J. McDonald -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O BOS B. Klaus J. McDonald -2% 51% Flyball: SS
b1 0-0 2 --- BOS T. Williams J. McDonald 1% 52% Walk
b1 0-0 2 1-- O BOS M. Vernon J. McDonald -2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CHW D. Philley M. Parnell 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- CHW L. Doby M. Parnell -3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- OO CHW S. Lollar M. Parnell 6% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jim McDonald facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O BOS J. Jensen J. McDonald -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O BOS J. Piersall J. McDonald -2% 51% Groundout: P-SS-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O BOS S. White J. McDonald -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- CHW S. Esposito M. Parnell -4% 46% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t3 0-0 0 1-- O CHW L. Aparicio M. Parnell 4% 50% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 1 1-- OO CHW J. McDonald M. Parnell 6% 56% Double Play: Strikeout, Esposito Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jim McDonald facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- BOS D. Buddin J. McDonald 4% 60% Hit By Pitch
b3 0-0 0 1-- BOS M. Parnell J. McDonald 3% 62% Wild Pitch; Buddin to 2B
b3 0-0 0 -2- OO BOS M. Parnell J. McDonald -11% 51% Fly Ball Double Play: LF-3B
b3 0-0 2 --- O BOS B. Goodman J. McDonald -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- O CHW J. Rivera M. Parnell 3% 53% Flyball: 3B
t4 0-0 1 --- O CHW N. Fox M. Parnell 2% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-0 2 --- O CHW M. Minoso M. Parnell 1% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Jim McDonald facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- BOS B. Klaus J. McDonald 7% 63% Double to CF
b4 0-0 0 -2- BOS T. Williams J. McDonald 7% 70% Single to RF; Klaus to 3B
b4 0-0 0 1-3 R BOS M. Vernon J. McDonald 9% 79% Single to RF; Klaus Scores; Williams to 3B
b4 1-0 0 1-3 ROO BOS J. Jensen J. McDonald -5% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Williams Scores
b4 2-0 2 --- O BOS J. Piersall J. McDonald -1% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 4-5-6
t5 0-2 0 --- O CHW D. Philley M. Parnell 3% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-2 1 --- O CHW L. Doby M. Parnell 2% 79% Flyball: RF
t5 0-2 2 --- O CHW S. Lollar M. Parnell 1% 80% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Jim McDonald facing 7-8-9
b5 2-0 0 --- O BOS S. White J. McDonald -2% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 2-0 1 --- O BOS D. Buddin J. McDonald -1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 2-0 2 --- O BOS M. Parnell J. McDonald -1% 76% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 7-8-9
t6 0-2 0 --- O CHW S. Esposito M. Parnell 3% 80% Flyball: CF
t6 0-2 1 --- O CHW L. Aparicio M. Parnell 2% 82% Strikeout
t6 0-2 2 --- O CHW J. McDonald M. Parnell 1% 83% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Jim McDonald facing 1-2-3
b6 2-0 0 --- BOS B. Goodman J. McDonald 4% 87% Double to LF
b6 2-0 0 -2- R BOS B. Klaus J. McDonald 4% 91% Single to CF; Goodman Scores
Paul LaPalme replaces Jim McDonald pitching and batting 9th
b6 3-0 0 1-- BOS T. Williams P. LaPalme 2% 93% Single to RF; Klaus to 2B
b6 3-0 0 12- O BOS M. Vernon P. LaPalme -2% 91% Strikeout Looking
b6 3-0 1 12- OO BOS J. Jensen P. LaPalme -3% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 1-2-3
t7 0-3 0 --- O CHW J. Rivera M. Parnell 3% 91% Strikeout Looking
t7 0-3 1 --- O CHW N. Fox M. Parnell 2% 92% Groundout: P-1B
t7 0-3 2 --- O CHW M. Minoso M. Parnell 1% 93% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Paul LaPalme facing 6-7-8
b7 3-0 0 --- BOS J. Piersall P. LaPalme 2% 95% Double to LF
b7 3-0 0 -2- O BOS S. White P. LaPalme -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B; Piersall to 3B
b7 3-0 1 --3 R BOS D. Buddin P. LaPalme 2% 97% Single to LF; Piersall Scores
b7 4-0 1 1-- O BOS M. Parnell P. LaPalme -0% 96% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Buddin to 2B
b7 4-0 2 -2- O BOS B. Goodman P. LaPalme -1% 96% Lineout: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 4-5-6
t8 0-4 0 --- O CHW D. Philley M. Parnell 2% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 0-4 1 --- O CHW L. Doby M. Parnell 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 0-4 2 --- O CHW S. Lollar M. Parnell 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, White Sox' Paul LaPalme facing 2-3-4
b8 4-0 0 --- O BOS B. Klaus P. LaPalme -0% 98% Flyball: LF
b8 4-0 1 --- O BOS T. Williams P. LaPalme -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 4-0 2 --- O BOS M. Vernon P. LaPalme -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 7-8-9
Gene Stephens replaces Ted Williams playing LF batting 3rd
t9 0-4 0 --- CHW S. Esposito M. Parnell -2% 96% Walk
t9 0-4 0 1-- O CHW L. Aparicio M. Parnell 2% 98% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
Bubba Phillips pinch hits for Paul LaPalme (P) batting 9th
t9 0-4 1 1-- O CHW B. Phillips M. Parnell 1% 100% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
Walt Dropo pinch hits for Jim Rivera (RF) batting 1st
t9 0-4 2 1-- O CHW W. Dropo M. Parnell 0% 100% Groundout: P unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Red Sox 4.

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