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Standings
KCA
@BOS
2
4
KCA
@BOS
1
0
WSA
@CHW
4
5
WSA
@CHW
2
3
CLE
@DET
1
2
CLE
@DET
9
5
MIN
@NYY
6
7
 
(15)
MIN
@NYY
2
3
PIT
@CIN
9
4
PIT
@CIN
2
3
 
(10)
CHC
@LAD
4
11
MLN
@SFG
3
4
PHI
@STL
1
3
PHI
@STL
2
3
Sunday, August 6, 1961,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 15,008, Time of Game: 2:34
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Athletics
1
40-67
 Won 1 
10th, 30½ GB
at Red Sox
0
52-60
 Lost 1 
6th, 21 GB
W: Jim Archer (8-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  6  0
Red Sox         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0

Kansas City Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick Howser SS 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .277 .392 .358 .750 0.017 0.96 0.070 -0.052 0.4 1 3
Gene Stephens RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .198 .294 .295 .588 -0.006 1.07 0.037 -0.043 -0.3 3 0 SH
Wayne Causey 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .301 .358 .436 .794 -0.124 1.33 0.000 -0.124 -1.2 2 2
Norm Siebern 1B 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .287 .369 .468 .836 -0.027 1.27 0.043 -0.070 -0.3 7 0
Jerry Lumpe 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .285 .340 .378 .718 -0.169 1.39 0.000 -0.169 -1.5 3 2 GDP
Leo Posada LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .249 .320 .386 .706 -0.001 0.98 0.059 -0.060 -0.2 4 0
Haywood Sullivan C 3 0 3 0 1 0 4 .278 .366 .403 .769 0.205 1.01 0.205 0.000 1.5 4 2
Bobby Del Greco CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .238 .316 .328 .644 -0.109 1.30 0.014 -0.123 -1.1 3 0 GDP
Jim Archer P 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .073 .116 .073 .189 -0.103 0.97 0.000 -0.103 -1.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 6 0 5 7 36 .200 .314 .200 .514 -0.317 1.14 0.428 -0.744 -3.6 27 9
SH: G Stephens (2, off A Earley).
TB: H Sullivan 3; B Del Greco; L Posada; G Stephens.
GIDP: J Lumpe (10); B Del Greco (5).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Sullivan-J Lumpe.

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pumpsie Green 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .217 .336 .391 .728 -0.045 0.99 0.035 -0.080 -0.2 2 3
   Arnold Earley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
Carroll Hardy CF-LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .275 .341 .365 .706 -0.114 1.41 0.032 -0.147 -0.7 1 0 CS
Jackie Jensen RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .270 .349 .377 .726 -0.098 1.26 0.014 -0.112 -0.6 2 0
Frank Malzone 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .240 .282 .337 .619 -0.046 1.07 0.037 -0.082 -0.6 0 0
Jim Pagliaroni C 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .246 .333 .444 .777 0.038 1.35 0.089 -0.051 -0.0 8 0
Pete Runnels 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .297 .377 .418 .795 -0.089 1.98 0.076 -0.165 -0.1 9 2 2B
Don Buddin SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .261 .402 .383 .785 -0.126 1.87 0.037 -0.162 -0.4 2 2
Carl Yastrzemski LF 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .254 .313 .362 .675 -0.032 1.83 0.014 -0.046 -0.3 2 0
   Chuck Schilling PH-2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .247 .335 .320 .655 -0.116 2.29 0.000 -0.116 -0.4 0 1
Tracy Stallard P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .067 .067 .067 .133 -0.105 1.94 0.000 -0.105 -1.0 1 0
   Vic Wertz PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .276 .362 .471 .833 -0.036 1.42 0.000 -0.036 -0.2
   Gary Geiger CF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .243 .359 .431 .790 -0.048 1.85 0.000 -0.048 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 31 0 5 0 5 4 36 .161 .278 .194 .471 -0.817 1.53 0.334 -1.150 -4.6 27 10
2B: P Runnels (15, off J Archer).
TB: P Runnels 3; J Pagliaroni 2; P Green.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. P Runnels-D Buddin-P Runnels; D Buddin-P Green-P Runnels.
Baserunning
CS: C Hardy (1, 2nd base by J Archer/H Sullivan).

Kansas City Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Archer, W (8-6) 9 5 0 0 5 4 0 3.29 36 76 0.817 1.53 4.6
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 5 4 0 0.00 36 76 0.817 1.53 4.6

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tracy Stallard, L (0-1) 7 5 1 1 3 5 0 5.09 27 65 0.224 1.21 2.6
Arnold Earley 2 1 0 0 2 2 0 4.41 9 0 0 0.093 0.94 1.0
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 5 7 0 1.00 36 65 0 0 0.317 1.14 3.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Schwarts, 1B - Larry Napp, 2B - Johnny Stevens, 3B - John Rice.
Time of Game: 2:34.
Attendance: 15,008.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Athletics         Boston Red Sox
1 Dick Howser SS 1 Pumpsie Green 2B
2 Gene Stephens RF 2 Carroll Hardy CF
3 Wayne Causey 3B 3 Jackie Jensen RF
4 Norm Siebern 1B 4 Frank Malzone 3B
5 Jerry Lumpe 2B 5 Jim Pagliaroni C
6 Leo Posada LF 6 Pete Runnels 1B
7 Haywood Sullivan C 7 Don Buddin SS
8 Bobby Del Greco CF 8 Carl Yastrzemski LF
9 Jim Archer P 9 Tracy Stallard P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 0-0 0 1-- KCA H. Sullivan T. Stallard 15% 71% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Posada to 3B
b8 0-1 2 12- O BOS P. Runnels J. Archer 12% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 0-1 0 --- O BOS D. Buddin J. Archer 9% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-0 1 1-- OO BOS J. Jensen J. Archer 7% 50% Double Play: Strikeout, Hardy Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b9 0-1 1 --- O BOS C. Schilling J. Archer 7% 95% Flyball: CF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tracy Stallard facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- KCA D. Howser T. Stallard 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O KCA G. Stephens T. Stallard -2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Howser to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O KCA W. Causey T. Stallard -3% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 -2- O KCA N. Siebern T. Stallard -3% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Jim Archer facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- BOS P. Green J. Archer -3% 42% Single
b1 0-0 0 1-- O BOS C. Hardy J. Archer 3% 45% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 1 1-- O BOS J. Jensen J. Archer 3% 48% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O BOS F. Malzone J. Archer 2% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tracy Stallard facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O KCA J. Lumpe T. Stallard -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O KCA L. Posada T. Stallard -2% 46% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- KCA H. Sullivan T. Stallard 1% 47% Single
t2 0-0 2 1-- O KCA B. Del Greco T. Stallard -2% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Jim Archer facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O BOS J. Pagliaroni J. Archer 2% 47% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- BOS P. Runnels J. Archer -3% 45% Single
b2 0-0 1 1-- BOS D. Buddin J. Archer -4% 41% Walk; Runnels to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- O BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Archer 5% 46% Groundout: C-3B/Forceout at 3B; Buddin to 2B; Yastrzemski to 1B
b2 0-0 2 12- O BOS T. Stallard J. Archer 4% 50% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tracy Stallard facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O KCA J. Archer T. Stallard -3% 47% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O KCA D. Howser T. Stallard -2% 46% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 2 --- O KCA G. Stephens T. Stallard -1% 44% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Jim Archer facing 1-2-3
b3 0-0 0 --- O BOS P. Green J. Archer 3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O BOS C. Hardy J. Archer 2% 49% Flyball: LF
b3 0-0 2 --- BOS J. Jensen J. Archer -1% 47% Walk
b3 0-0 2 1-- O BOS F. Malzone J. Archer 3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tracy Stallard facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O KCA W. Causey T. Stallard -3% 47% Flyball: 2B
t4 0-0 1 --- KCA N. Siebern T. Stallard 3% 50% Walk
t4 0-0 1 1-- OO KCA J. Lumpe T. Stallard -6% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Jim Archer facing 5-6-7
b4 0-0 0 --- O BOS J. Pagliaroni J. Archer 3% 47% Flyball: LF
b4 0-0 1 --- BOS P. Runnels J. Archer -5% 42% Double
b4 0-0 1 -2- O BOS D. Buddin J. Archer 4% 45% Flyball: RF; Runnels to 3B
b4 0-0 2 --3 BOS C. Yastrzemski J. Archer -1% 44% Walk
b4 0-0 2 1-3 O BOS T. Stallard J. Archer 6% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tracy Stallard facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- O KCA L. Posada T. Stallard -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t5 0-0 1 --- KCA H. Sullivan T. Stallard 3% 50% Single
t5 0-0 1 1-- O KCA B. Del Greco T. Stallard -4% 46% Flyball: SS
t5 0-0 2 1-- O KCA J. Archer T. Stallard -3% 43% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Jim Archer facing 1-2-3
b5 0-0 0 --- O BOS P. Green J. Archer 3% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-0 1 --- BOS C. Hardy J. Archer -3% 43% Walk
b5 0-0 1 1-- OO BOS J. Jensen J. Archer 7% 50% Double Play: Strikeout, Hardy Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tracy Stallard facing 1-2-3
t6 0-0 0 --- O KCA D. Howser T. Stallard -3% 47% Strikeout
t6 0-0 1 --- KCA G. Stephens T. Stallard 4% 50% Single
t6 0-0 1 1-- O KCA W. Causey T. Stallard -3% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Stephens to 2B
t6 0-0 2 -2- KCA N. Siebern T. Stallard 1% 49% Walk
t6 0-0 2 12- O KCA J. Lumpe T. Stallard -7% 42% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Jim Archer facing 4-5-6
b6 0-0 0 --- O BOS F. Malzone J. Archer 3% 46% Flyball: 1B
b6 0-0 1 --- BOS J. Pagliaroni J. Archer -4% 42% Single
b6 0-0 1 1-- O BOS P. Runnels J. Archer 4% 46% Lineout: 1B
b6 0-0 2 1-- O BOS D. Buddin J. Archer 4% 50% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tracy Stallard facing 6-7-8
t7 0-0 0 --- KCA L. Posada T. Stallard 6% 56% Single to CF (Line Drive)
t7 0-0 0 1-- KCA H. Sullivan T. Stallard 15% 71% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Posada to 3B
t7 0-0 0 1-3 ROO KCA B. Del Greco T. Stallard -6% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B; Posada Scores/No RBI
t7 1-0 2 --- O KCA J. Archer T. Stallard -1% 64% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Jim Archer facing 8-9-1
Chuck Schilling pinch hits for Carl Yastrzemski (LF) batting 8th
b7 0-1 0 --- O BOS C. Schilling J. Archer 5% 68% Flyball: CF
Vic Wertz pinch hits for Tracy Stallard (P) batting 9th
b7 0-1 1 --- O BOS V. Wertz J. Archer 4% 72% Flyball: LF
b7 0-1 2 --- O BOS P. Green J. Archer 2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Arnold Earley facing 1-2-3
Arnold Earley replaces Pumpsie Green (2B) pitching and batting 1st
Chuck Schilling moves from PH to 2B
Carroll Hardy moves from CF to LF
Gary Geiger replaces Vic Wertz (PH) playing CF batting 9th
t8 1-0 0 --- KCA D. Howser A. Earley 3% 78% Walk
t8 1-0 0 1-- O KCA G. Stephens A. Earley -1% 77% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Howser to 2B
t8 1-0 1 -2- O KCA W. Causey A. Earley -4% 73% Strikeout Looking
t8 1-0 2 -2- O KCA N. Siebern A. Earley -4% 69% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Jim Archer facing 2-3-4
b8 0-1 0 --- O BOS C. Hardy J. Archer 6% 75% Flyball: LF
b8 0-1 1 --- O BOS J. Jensen J. Archer 5% 80% Flyball: CF
b8 0-1 2 --- BOS F. Malzone J. Archer -4% 77% Walk
b8 0-1 2 1-- BOS J. Pagliaroni J. Archer -5% 71% Single; Malzone to 2B
b8 0-1 2 12- O BOS P. Runnels J. Archer 12% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Arnold Earley facing 5-6-7
t9 1-0 0 --- O KCA J. Lumpe A. Earley -2% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 1-0 1 --- O KCA L. Posada A. Earley -1% 80% Groundout: P-1B
t9 1-0 2 --- KCA H. Sullivan A. Earley 1% 81% Walk
t9 1-0 2 1-- KCA B. Del Greco A. Earley 1% 83% Single; Sullivan to 2B
t9 1-0 2 12- O KCA J. Archer A. Earley -3% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Jim Archer facing 7-8-9
b9 0-1 0 --- O BOS D. Buddin J. Archer 9% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 0-1 1 --- O BOS C. Schilling J. Archer 7% 95% Flyball: CF
b9 0-1 2 --- O BOS G. Geiger J. Archer 5% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Red Sox 0.

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