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@CHW
2
4
BOS
@CHW
8
10
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@CLE
2
4
WSH
@DET
8
9
 
(10)
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@SLB
5
3
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@BRO
3
4
 
(11)
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@NYG
4
5
 
(10)
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@PHI
11
8
Thursday, September 2, 1937,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:45
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Red Sox
2
65-53
 Lost 1 
4th, 15 GB
at White Sox
4
70-54
 Won 1 
3rd, 12 GB
W: Thornton Lee (10-7)
L: Johnny Marcum (11-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  1   0  0  1   0  0  0    2  4  0
White Sox       2  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  X    4  8  1

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Ski Melillo 2B 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .289 .347 .333 .680 -0.076 0.97 0.000 -0.076 -0.8 4 0
Doc Cramer CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .306 .353 .389 .743 -0.127 1.16 0.000 -0.127 -1.1 3 0
Joe Cronin SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .315 .400 .491 .891 -0.035 0.77 0.029 -0.064 -0.3 2 2
Jimmie Foxx 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .279 .385 .566 .951 -0.091 0.86 0.000 -0.091 -0.9 5 0
Pinky Higgins 3B 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .293 .381 .422 .804 0.016 0.87 0.061 -0.045 0.4 2 0
Buster Mills LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .297 .366 .433 .799 -0.024 1.18 0.082 -0.106 -0.1 1 0 GDP
Ben Chapman RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .270 .377 .382 .758 -0.061 1.17 0.039 -0.101 -0.5 2 0
Moe Berg C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .268 .293 .304 .597 0.005 1.21 0.060 -0.055 0.2 5 1
Johnny Marcum P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .262 .324 .354 .678 -0.012 2.08 0.000 -0.012 -0.1 0 0 SH
   Joe Gonzales P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.013 0.69 0.013 -0.026 -0.1 0 1
Team Totals 30 2 4 2 3 2 34 .133 .212 .133 .345 -0.418 1.03 0.284 -0.703 -3.3 24 4
SH: J Marcum (2, off T Lee).
TB: P Higgins 2; J Cronin; B Mills.
GIDP: B Mills ().
RBI: B Mills (50); S Melillo (6).
2-out RBI: B Mills.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Boze Berger 3B 4 2 2 2 0 2 4 .237 .328 .407 .735 0.156 0.65 0.179 -0.023 1.5 0 4 2·HR
Mike Kreevich CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .316 .358 .486 .844 0.041 0.57 0.081 -0.040 0.1 2 0 HR
Dixie Walker RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .306 .388 .449 .837 0.041 0.45 0.077 -0.036 0.3 1 0 HR
Rip Radcliff LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .338 .396 .456 .853 0.001 0.40 0.026 -0.026 0.1 2 0 2B
Luke Appling SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .318 .406 .443 .849 -0.038 0.50 0.002 -0.041 -0.5 2 5
Jimmy Dykes 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .357 .429 .482 .911 -0.037 0.48 0.008 -0.046 -0.9 11 2
Tony Piet 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .231 .312 .321 .633 -0.020 0.55 0.025 -0.045 -0.3 4 3 CS,HBP
Luke Sewell C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .267 .347 .350 .696 -0.044 0.58 0.000 -0.044 -0.8 4 0
Thornton Lee P 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .222 .236 .315 .551 -0.016 0.56 0.016 -0.032 -0.1 1 1
Team Totals 31 4 8 4 1 3 33 .258 .303 .677 .980 0.084 0.52 0.414 -0.333 -0.7 27 15
2B: R Radcliff (32, off J Gonzales).
HR: B Berger 2 (5, 2 off J Marcum, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF; 3rd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); M Kreevich (11, off J Marcum, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); D Walker (8, off J Marcum, 3rd inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
HBP: T Piet (6, by J Marcum).
TB: B Berger 8; M Kreevich 4; D Walker 4; R Radcliff 3; T Lee; J Dykes.
RBI: B Berger 2 (11); D Walker (77); M Kreevich (64).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Appling-T Piet-J Dykes.
E: T Lee (3).
Baserunning
CS: T Piet (5, 2nd base by J Marcum/M Berg).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Johnny Marcum, L (11-9) 2.1 5 4 4 0 1 4 5.03 12 32 -0.240 0.72 -2.5
Joe Gonzales 5.2 3 0 0 1 2 0 0.00 21 0 0 0.158 0.40 3.3
Team Totals 8 8 4 4 1 3 4 4.50 33 32 0 0 -0.082 0.52 0.7

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Thornton Lee, W (10-7) 9 4 2 2 3 2 0 3.71 34 70 0.418 1.03 3.3
Team Totals 9 4 2 2 3 2 0 2.00 34 70 0.418 1.03 3.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Marcum (3; T Piet).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Charles Johnston, 1B - Bill Dinneen, 2B - (none), 3B - Cal Hubbard.
Time of Game: 1:45.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Chicago White Sox
1 Ski Melillo 2B 1 Boze Berger 3B
2 Doc Cramer CF 2 Mike Kreevich CF
3 Joe Cronin SS 3 Dixie Walker RF
4 Jimmie Foxx 1B 4 Rip Radcliff LF
5 Pinky Higgins 3B 5 Luke Appling SS
6 Buster Mills LF 6 Jimmy Dykes 1B
7 Ben Chapman RF 7 Tony Piet 2B
8 Moe Berg C 8 Luke Sewell C
9 Johnny Marcum P 9 Thornton Lee P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 2-1 0 --- R CHW B. Berger J. Marcum 9% 75% Home Run
b1 0-0 0 --- R CHW B. Berger J. Marcum 9% 64% Home Run
t6 1-4 2 12- R BOS B. Mills T. Lee -8% 77% Single to LF; Cronin Scores; Higgins to 2B
b1 1-0 0 --- R CHW M. Kreevich J. Marcum 8% 72% Home Run
b3 3-1 1 --- R CHW D. Walker J. Marcum 8% 81% Home Run (Line Drive)

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS S. Melillo T. Lee 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O BOS D. Cramer T. Lee 2% 54% Groundout: 1B-P
t1 0-0 2 --- O BOS J. Cronin T. Lee 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Johnny Marcum facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- R CHW B. Berger J. Marcum 9% 64% Home Run
b1 1-0 0 --- R CHW M. Kreevich J. Marcum 8% 72% Home Run
b1 2-0 0 --- O CHW D. Walker J. Marcum -2% 70% Flyball: RF
b1 2-0 1 --- CHW R. Radcliff J. Marcum 2% 72% Single to RF
b1 2-0 1 1-- O CHW L. Appling J. Marcum -2% 70% Flyball: RF
b1 2-0 2 1-- O CHW J. Dykes J. Marcum -2% 68% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O BOS J. Foxx T. Lee 2% 71% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-2 1 --- BOS P. Higgins T. Lee -3% 68% Single to LF
t2 0-2 1 1-- OO BOS B. Mills T. Lee 5% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Red Sox' Johnny Marcum facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- CHW T. Piet J. Marcum 2% 76% Hit By Pitch
b2 2-0 0 1-- O CHW L. Sewell J. Marcum -2% 74% Popfly: 2B
b2 2-0 1 1-- O CHW T. Lee J. Marcum -2% 71% Popfly: SS
b2 2-0 2 1-- O CHW B. Berger J. Marcum -2% 70% Piet Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- BOS B. Chapman T. Lee -4% 66% Walk
t3 0-2 0 1-- BOS M. Berg T. Lee -6% 60% Walk; Chapman to 2B
t3 0-2 0 12- O BOS J. Marcum T. Lee 1% 61% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Chapman to 3B; Berg to 2B
t3 0-2 1 -23 RO BOS S. Melillo T. Lee 1% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B; Chapman Scores; Berg to 3B
t3 1-2 2 --3 O BOS D. Cramer T. Lee 4% 66% Flyball: LF
1 run, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Johnny Marcum facing 1-2-3
b3 2-1 0 --- R CHW B. Berger J. Marcum 9% 75% Home Run
b3 3-1 0 --- O CHW M. Kreevich J. Marcum -2% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 3-1 1 --- R CHW D. Walker J. Marcum 8% 81% Home Run (Line Drive)
Joe Gonzales replaces Johnny Marcum pitching and batting 9th
b3 4-1 1 --- O CHW R. Radcliff J. Gonzales -1% 80% Popfly: 2B
b3 4-1 2 --- O CHW L. Appling J. Gonzales -1% 79% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 3-4-5
t4 1-4 0 --- O BOS J. Cronin T. Lee 2% 82% Lineout: 1B
t4 1-4 1 --- O BOS J. Foxx T. Lee 2% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 1-4 2 --- BOS P. Higgins T. Lee -1% 82% Single to LF
t4 1-4 2 1-- O BOS B. Mills T. Lee 2% 85% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Red Sox' Joe Gonzales facing 6-7-8
b4 4-1 0 --- O CHW J. Dykes J. Gonzales -1% 83% Popfly: 2B
b4 4-1 1 --- O CHW T. Piet J. Gonzales -1% 82% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 4-1 2 --- O CHW L. Sewell J. Gonzales -1% 82% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 7-8-9
t5 1-4 0 --- O BOS B. Chapman T. Lee 3% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 1-4 1 --- O BOS M. Berg T. Lee 2% 86% Lineout: CF
t5 1-4 2 --- BOS J. Gonzales T. Lee -1% 85% Strikeout, E1; Gonzales to 1B
t5 1-4 2 1-- O BOS S. Melillo T. Lee 2% 87% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Red Sox' Joe Gonzales facing 9-1-2
b5 4-1 0 --- CHW T. Lee J. Gonzales 2% 89% Single (CF-RF)
b5 4-1 0 1-- O CHW B. Berger J. Gonzales -2% 87% Strikeout
b5 4-1 1 1-- O CHW M. Kreevich J. Gonzales -1% 86% Flyball: CF
b5 4-1 2 1-- O CHW D. Walker J. Gonzales -1% 84% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 2-3-4
t6 1-4 0 --- O BOS D. Cramer T. Lee 3% 87% Groundout: P-1B
t6 1-4 1 --- BOS J. Cronin T. Lee -3% 84% Single to LF
t6 1-4 1 1-- O BOS J. Foxx T. Lee 3% 88% Strikeout
t6 1-4 2 1-- BOS P. Higgins T. Lee -2% 85% Walk; Cronin to 2B
t6 1-4 2 12- R BOS B. Mills T. Lee -8% 77% Single to LF; Cronin Scores; Higgins to 2B
t6 2-4 2 12- O BOS B. Chapman T. Lee 6% 83% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Red Sox' Joe Gonzales facing 4-5-6
b6 4-2 0 --- O CHW R. Radcliff J. Gonzales -2% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 4-2 1 --- O CHW L. Appling J. Gonzales -1% 80% Foul Flyball: 3B
b6 4-2 2 --- CHW J. Dykes J. Gonzales 1% 81% Single to LF
b6 4-2 2 1-- O CHW T. Piet J. Gonzales -2% 80% Popfly: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, White Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 8-9-1
t7 2-4 0 --- O BOS M. Berg T. Lee 4% 83% Popfly: SS
t7 2-4 1 --- O BOS J. Gonzales T. Lee 3% 86% Foul Flyball: C
t7 2-4 2 --- O BOS S. Melillo T. Lee 2% 88% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Red Sox' Joe Gonzales facing 8-9-1
b7 4-2 0 --- O CHW L. Sewell J. Gonzales -1% 86% Lineout: 1B
b7 4-2 1 --- O CHW T. Lee J. Gonzales -1% 85% Groundout: P-1B
b7 4-2 2 --- O CHW B. Berger J. Gonzales -1% 85% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, White Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 2-3-4
t8 2-4 0 --- O BOS D. Cramer T. Lee 4% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 2-4 1 --- O BOS J. Cronin T. Lee 3% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 2-4 2 --- O BOS J. Foxx T. Lee 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-2, Red Sox' Joe Gonzales facing 2-3-4
b8 4-2 0 --- O CHW M. Kreevich J. Gonzales -1% 92% Popfly: C
b8 4-2 1 --- O CHW D. Walker J. Gonzales -1% 92% Popfly: SS
b8 4-2 2 --- CHW R. Radcliff J. Gonzales 1% 93% Double to RF
b8 4-2 2 -2- CHW L. Appling J. Gonzales 0% 93% Walk
b8 4-2 2 12- O CHW J. Dykes J. Gonzales -2% 91% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, White Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 5-6-7
t9 2-4 0 --- O BOS P. Higgins T. Lee 4% 96% Foul Flyball: C
t9 2-4 1 --- O BOS B. Mills T. Lee 3% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 2-4 2 --- O BOS B. Chapman T. Lee 1% 100% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, White Sox 4.

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