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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
1
2
BOS
@CLE
1
3
PHA
@DET
9
8
WSH
@SLB
7
1
STL
@BRO
7
1
PIT
@BSN
6
3
CHC
@NYG
1
4
CIN
@PHI
21
10
Sunday, May 9, 1937,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 25,000, Time of Game: 1:33
Yankees
1
8-7
 Lost 4 
5th, 1 GB
at White Sox
2
5-9
 Won 2 
7th, 3½ GB
W: Thornton Lee (1-1)
L: Spud Chandler (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  4  2
White Sox       1  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  X    2  5  2

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Frankie Crosetti SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .228 .397 .316 .713 -0.134 1.19 0.000 -0.134 -0.9 2 7
Red Rolfe 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .265 .315 .309 .624 -0.052 1.54 0.067 -0.119 -0.3 0 3
Joe DiMaggio CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .303 .324 .364 .687 0.042 1.47 0.114 -0.071 0.4 1 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .288 .382 .424 .806 -0.300 1.69 0.000 -0.300 -1.9 13 0 GDP
Bill Dickey C 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .280 .333 .340 .673 0.129 1.37 0.180 -0.052 0.5 2 3 2B
Tony Lazzeri 2B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .321 .397 .518 .915 -0.099 1.16 0.000 -0.099 -0.7 3 4
George Selkirk RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .321 .410 .679 1.089 -0.102 1.26 0.000 -0.102 -0.7 1 0
Myril Hoag LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .220 .273 .244 .517 -0.026 1.52 0.085 -0.111 0.0 2 0
Spud Chandler P 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .000 .333 .000 .333 -0.084 1.56 0.032 -0.116 -0.9 0 1 GDP
Team Totals 30 1 4 1 1 5 31 .133 .161 .167 .328 -0.626 1.40 0.478 -1.104 -4.3 24 18
2B: B Dickey (3, off T Lee).
TB: B Dickey 2; R Rolfe; M Hoag; J DiMaggio.
GIDP: L Gehrig (); S Chandler ().
RBI: B Dickey (6).
2-out RBI: B Dickey.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
E: R Rolfe (2); T Lazzeri (2).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Hank Steinbacher LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .324 .361 .500 .861 -0.025 0.75 0.042 -0.067 -0.3 0 0 CS
Larry Rosenthal CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .264 .339 .434 .773 0.009 0.98 0.050 -0.041 0.2 2 0
Dixie Walker RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .400 .459 .527 .986 -0.055 1.14 0.000 -0.055 -0.7 2 0 SH
Zeke Bonura 1B 3 1 1 2 0 0 3 .362 .413 .603 1.016 0.159 1.17 0.182 -0.023 0.7 15 1 HR
Luke Appling SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .291 .371 .327 .698 -0.064 0.75 0.000 -0.064 -0.8 0 5
Jackie Hayes 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .200 .279 .382 .661 -0.063 0.86 0.022 -0.086 -0.7 1 5 CS
Tony Piet 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .222 .222 .333 .556 -0.046 0.58 0.000 -0.046 -0.5 1 3
Luke Sewell C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .372 .460 .442 .902 -0.040 0.58 0.013 -0.052 -0.5 5 3 CS
Thornton Lee P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.002 0.74 0.033 -0.035 -0.1 1 2
Team Totals 27 2 5 2 0 2 28 .185 .185 .296 .481 -0.127 0.82 0.342 -0.469 -2.7 27 19
HR: Z Bonura (3, off S Chandler, 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: D Walker (2, off S Chandler).
TB: Z Bonura 4; H Steinbacher; L Rosenthal; L Sewell; J Hayes.
RBI: Z Bonura 2 (21).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 3. L Sewell-L Appling-Z Bonura; L Appling-J Hayes-Z Bonura; L Sewell-T Piet-Z Bonura.
E: Z Bonura (2); H Steinbacher (1).
Baserunning
CS: L Sewell (1, 2nd base by S Chandler/B Dickey); J Hayes (1, 2nd base by S Chandler/B Dickey); H Steinbacher (1, 2nd base by S Chandler/B Dickey).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Spud Chandler, L (0-1) 8 5 2 1 0 2 1 3.38 28 68 0.127 0.82 2.7
Team Totals 8 5 2 1 0 2 1 1.12 28 68 0.127 0.82 2.7

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Thornton Lee, W (1-1) 9 4 1 0 1 5 0 3.52 31 81 0.627 1.40 4.3
Team Totals 9 4 1 0 1 5 0 0.00 31 81 0.627 1.40 4.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Moriarty, 1B - John Quinn, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill McGowan.
Time of Game: 1:33.
Attendance: 25,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Chicago White Sox
1 Frankie Crosetti SS 1 Hank Steinbacher LF
2 Red Rolfe 3B 2 Larry Rosenthal CF
3 Joe DiMaggio CF 3 Dixie Walker RF
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Zeke Bonura 1B
5 Bill Dickey C 5 Luke Appling SS
6 Tony Lazzeri 2B 6 Jackie Hayes 2B
7 George Selkirk RF 7 Tony Piet 3B
8 Myril Hoag LF 8 Luke Sewell C
9 Spud Chandler P 9 Thornton Lee P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 0-1 0 12- OO NYY L. Gehrig T. Lee 20% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: Bunt C-3B-1B; DiMaggio to 2B
b7 1-1 0 --- R CHW Z. Bonura S. Chandler 18% 78% Home Run
t7 0-1 2 -2- R NYY B. Dickey T. Lee -18% 53% Double to RF (Deep RF); DiMaggio Scores/unER
t6 0-1 0 1-- OO NYY S. Chandler T. Lee 12% 71% Double Play: Strikeout; Hoag out at 2B/C-SS-1B
t7 0-1 0 1-- NYY J. DiMaggio T. Lee -10% 51% Reached on E7 (Fly Ball); Rolfe to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY F. Crosetti T. Lee 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY R. Rolfe T. Lee 2% 54% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYY J. DiMaggio T. Lee 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW H. Steinbacher S. Chandler 3% 58% Reached on E4 (throw) (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 0 1-- CHW L. Rosenthal S. Chandler 5% 64% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Steinbacher to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- O CHW D. Walker S. Chandler -1% 63% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Steinbacher to 3B; Rosenthal to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -23 RO CHW Z. Bonura S. Chandler -1% 62% Flyball: LF (Deep LF); Steinbacher Scores/unER
b1 1-0 2 -2- O CHW L. Appling S. Chandler -3% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O NYY L. Gehrig T. Lee 3% 62% Flyball: RF
t2 0-1 1 --- O NYY B. Dickey T. Lee 2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-1 2 --- O NYY T. Lazzeri T. Lee 1% 65% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O CHW J. Hayes S. Chandler -2% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- O CHW T. Piet S. Chandler -2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- O CHW L. Sewell S. Chandler -1% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O NYY G. Selkirk T. Lee 3% 63% Strikeout
t3 0-1 1 --- NYY M. Hoag T. Lee -3% 60% Reached on E3 (throw) (Ground Ball)
t3 0-1 1 1-- OO NYY S. Chandler T. Lee 6% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- O CHW T. Lee S. Chandler -2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O CHW H. Steinbacher S. Chandler -2% 62% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b3 1-0 2 --- O CHW L. Rosenthal S. Chandler -1% 61% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 1-2-3
t4 0-1 0 --- O NYY F. Crosetti T. Lee 3% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- O NYY R. Rolfe T. Lee 2% 66% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-1 2 --- NYY J. DiMaggio T. Lee -2% 65% Single to LF
t4 0-1 2 1-- O NYY L. Gehrig T. Lee 3% 68% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- O CHW D. Walker S. Chandler -2% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 1-0 1 --- O CHW Z. Bonura S. Chandler -2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 1-0 2 --- O CHW L. Appling S. Chandler -1% 63% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 5-6-7
t5 0-1 0 --- O NYY B. Dickey T. Lee 3% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-1 1 --- O NYY T. Lazzeri T. Lee 2% 68% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-1 2 --- O NYY G. Selkirk T. Lee 2% 70% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 6-7-8
b5 1-0 0 --- O CHW J. Hayes S. Chandler -2% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 1-0 1 --- O CHW T. Piet S. Chandler -2% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-0 2 --- CHW L. Sewell S. Chandler 1% 67% Single to RF
b5 1-0 2 1-- O CHW T. Lee S. Chandler -3% 64% Sewell Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 8-9-1
t6 0-1 0 --- NYY M. Hoag T. Lee -6% 59% Single to CF
t6 0-1 0 1-- OO NYY S. Chandler T. Lee 12% 71% Double Play: Strikeout; Hoag out at 2B/C-SS-1B
t6 0-1 2 --- O NYY F. Crosetti T. Lee 2% 73% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 9-1-2
b6 1-0 0 --- CHW T. Lee S. Chandler 3% 76% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b6 1-0 0 1-- O CHW H. Steinbacher S. Chandler -3% 73% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b6 1-0 1 1-- O CHW L. Rosenthal S. Chandler -3% 70% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b6 1-0 2 1-- O CHW D. Walker S. Chandler -3% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 2-3-4
t7 0-1 0 --- NYY R. Rolfe T. Lee -7% 61% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
t7 0-1 0 1-- NYY J. DiMaggio T. Lee -10% 51% Reached on E7 (Fly Ball); Rolfe to 2B
t7 0-1 0 12- OO NYY L. Gehrig T. Lee 20% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: Bunt C-3B-1B; DiMaggio to 2B
t7 0-1 2 -2- R NYY B. Dickey T. Lee -18% 53% Double to RF (Deep RF); DiMaggio Scores/unER
t7 1-1 2 -2- O NYY T. Lazzeri T. Lee 6% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 4-5-6
b7 1-1 0 --- R CHW Z. Bonura S. Chandler 18% 78% Home Run
b7 2-1 0 --- O CHW L. Appling S. Chandler -2% 75% Flyball: LF
b7 2-1 1 --- CHW J. Hayes S. Chandler 2% 78% Single to RF
b7 2-1 1 1-- O CHW T. Piet S. Chandler -4% 74% Hayes Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b7 2-1 2 --- O CHW T. Piet S. Chandler -1% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 7-8-9
t8 1-2 0 --- O NYY G. Selkirk T. Lee 6% 78% Groundout: P-1B
t8 1-2 1 --- O NYY M. Hoag T. Lee 4% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-2 2 --- NYY S. Chandler T. Lee -3% 79% Walk
t8 1-2 2 1-- O NYY F. Crosetti T. Lee 6% 86% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 8-9-1
b8 2-1 0 --- O CHW L. Sewell S. Chandler -2% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 2-1 1 --- O CHW T. Lee S. Chandler -1% 83% Strikeout
b8 2-1 2 --- CHW H. Steinbacher S. Chandler 1% 84% Single to CF
b8 2-1 2 1-- O CHW L. Rosenthal S. Chandler -2% 82% Steinbacher Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 2.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 2-3-4
t9 1-2 0 --- O NYY R. Rolfe T. Lee 8% 90% Flyball: CF
t9 1-2 1 --- O NYY J. DiMaggio T. Lee 6% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 1-2 2 --- O NYY L. Gehrig T. Lee 4% 100% Groundout: C-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 2.

Retrosheet.org Boxscore:CHA193705090
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