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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
1
0
WSH
@CLE
5
4
 
(12)
PHA
@DET
5
7
BOS
@SLB
3
5
PIT
@BRO
5
4
STL
@BSN
1
5
CIN
@NYG
4
1
CHC
@PHI
10
1
Saturday, May 21, 1938,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:42
Yankees
1
16-9
 Won 2 
2nd, 1 GB
at White Sox
0
9-12
 Lost 1 
5th, 6 GB
W: Spud Chandler (3-0)
L: Thornton Lee (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  7  0
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  8  0

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 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .200 .339 .290 .629 0.026 0.82 0.066 -0.041 0.3 0 4
Red Rolfe 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .326 .407 .411 .818 -0.127 1.23 0.000 -0.127 -1.3 3 3
Jake Powell LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .241 .290 .276 .566 -0.108 0.95 0.012 -0.120 -1.0 0 0 GDP
Joe DiMaggio CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .418 .439 .873 1.311 -0.046 0.85 0.025 -0.071 -0.4 5 1
Bill Dickey C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .321 .404 .474 .879 -0.113 1.34 0.000 -0.113 -1.1 2 0
   Joe Glenn C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .267 .286 .552 -0.018 0.67 0.000 -0.018 -0.2 0 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .267 .432 .477 .909 -0.012 0.94 0.062 -0.074 -0.0 13 1
Myril Hoag RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .259 .337 .306 .643 0.045 1.02 0.098 -0.053 0.7 0 0
Bill Knickerbocker 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .200 .286 .360 .646 -0.140 1.50 0.000 -0.140 -1.2 3 5
Spud Chandler P 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .231 .231 .462 .692 0.100 1.36 0.240 -0.140 -0.5 1 3 HR,GDP
Team Totals 30 1 7 1 4 3 34 .233 .324 .333 .657 -0.393 1.07 0.503 -0.897 -4.7 27 17
HR: S Chandler (1, off T Lee, 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: S Chandler 4; R Rolfe; F Crosetti; L Gehrig; M Hoag; J Powell; J DiMaggio.
GIDP: S Chandler (); J Powell ().
RBI: S Chandler (1).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: J DiMaggio (R Radcliff at 3rd base).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: L Gehrig (2nd base by L Sewell).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Boze Berger SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .274 .299 .369 .668 0.075 1.32 0.118 -0.044 0.1 4 4
Mike Kreevich CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .288 .394 .488 .881 -0.138 1.74 0.000 -0.138 -1.1 1 0 SH
Hank Steinbacher RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .346 .427 .474 .901 -0.141 1.54 0.012 -0.153 -0.8 3 1
Gee Walker LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .267 .295 .427 .722 -0.191 1.66 0.000 -0.191 -1.1 2 0
Rip Radcliff 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .235 .297 .294 .591 -0.133 1.49 0.015 -0.148 -0.6 7 0 2B
Marv Owen 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .263 .330 .313 .642 -0.076 1.56 0.054 -0.130 -0.3 3 0
Jackie Hayes 2B 2 0 1 0 0 0 3 .263 .288 .316 .604 -0.045 1.27 0.013 -0.058 -0.4 1 5 SH
   Tommy Thompson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .300 .222 .522 -0.060 2.14 0.000 -0.060 -0.1
Luke Sewell C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .190 .254 .241 .495 -0.111 1.25 0.000 -0.111 -0.9 6 1
Thornton Lee P 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .200 .200 .250 .450 -0.076 1.25 0.017 -0.092 -0.5 0 1
Team Totals 32 0 8 0 0 2 34 .250 .250 .281 .531 -0.896 1.49 0.229 -1.125 -5.7 27 12
2B: R Radcliff (2, off S Chandler).
SH: J Hayes (5, off S Chandler); M Kreevich (1, off S Chandler).
TB: R Radcliff 3; B Berger 2; H Steinbacher; M Owen; T Lee; J Hayes.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Hayes-B Berger-R Radcliff; B Berger-J Hayes-R Radcliff.
Outfield Assists: H Steinbacher (F Crosetti at 3rd base).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Spud Chandler, W (3-0) 9 8 0 0 0 2 0 2.12 34 73 0.895 1.49 5.7
Team Totals 9 8 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 34 73 0.895 1.49 5.7

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Thornton Lee, L (1-1) 9 7 1 1 4 3 1 3.35 34 68 0.395 1.07 4.7
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 4 3 1 1.00 34 68 0.395 1.07 4.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Cal Hubbard, 1B - Eddie Rommel, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill McGowan.
Time of Game: 1:42.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Chicago White Sox
1 Frankie Crosetti SS 1 Boze Berger SS
2 Red Rolfe 3B 2 Mike Kreevich CF
3 Jake Powell LF 3 Hank Steinbacher RF
4 Joe DiMaggio CF 4 Gee Walker LF
5 Bill Dickey C 5 Rip Radcliff 1B
6 Lou Gehrig 1B 6 Marv Owen 3B
7 Myril Hoag RF 7 Jackie Hayes 2B
8 Bill Knickerbocker 2B 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
t8 0-0 1 --- R NYY S. Chandler T. Lee 24% 69% Home Run
b8 0-1 2 --3 O CHW G. Walker S. Chandler 12% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 1-3 OO NYY S. Chandler T. Lee -12% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b9 0-1 0 --- O CHW R. Radcliff S. Chandler 10% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 0-1 0 --- CHW B. Berger S. Chandler -9% 56% Single to LF

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% 48% Lineout: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY R. Rolfe T. Lee -2% 46% Popfly: SS
t1 0-0 2 --- NYY J. Powell T. Lee 1% 47% Single to CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- NYY J. DiMaggio T. Lee 2% 50% Single to CF; Powell to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O NYY B. Dickey T. Lee -5% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 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 --- O CHW B. Berger S. Chandler 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHW M. Kreevich S. Chandler 2% 49% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b1 0-0 2 --- CHW H. Steinbacher S. Chandler -1% 48% Single to RF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CHW G. Walker S. Chandler 2% 50% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- NYY L. Gehrig T. Lee 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- NYY M. Hoag T. Lee 8% 62% Single to LF; Gehrig to 3B
t2 0-0 0 1-3 O NYY B. Knickerbocker T. Lee -6% 56% Foul Flyball: C
t2 0-0 1 1-3 OO NYY S. Chandler T. Lee -12% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHW R. Radcliff S. Chandler 3% 47% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 0-0 1 --- O CHW M. Owen S. Chandler 2% 49% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- CHW J. Hayes S. Chandler -1% 47% Single to RF
b2 0-0 2 1-- O CHW L. Sewell S. Chandler 3% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- NYY F. Crosetti T. Lee 4% 54% Walk
t3 0-0 0 1-- O NYY R. Rolfe T. Lee -4% 50% Single to RF; Crosetti out at 3B/RF-3B
t3 0-0 1 1-- OO NYY J. Powell T. Lee -6% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O CHW T. Lee S. Chandler 3% 47% Lineout: 3B
b3 0-0 1 --- O CHW B. Berger S. Chandler 2% 49% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 --- O CHW M. Kreevich S. Chandler 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 4-5-6
t4 0-0 0 --- O NYY J. DiMaggio T. Lee -3% 47% Lineout: SS
t4 0-0 1 --- O NYY B. Dickey T. Lee -2% 45% Flyball: RF
t4 0-0 2 --- NYY L. Gehrig T. Lee 2% 46% Walk
t4 0-0 2 1-- O NYY M. Hoag T. Lee -3% 43% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- O CHW H. Steinbacher S. Chandler 3% 46% Strikeout
b4 0-0 1 --- O CHW G. Walker S. Chandler 2% 48% Lineout: CF
b4 0-0 2 --- CHW R. Radcliff S. Chandler -2% 47% Single to CF
b4 0-0 2 1-- O CHW M. Owen S. Chandler 3% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 8-9-1
t5 0-0 0 --- O NYY B. Knickerbocker T. Lee -3% 47% Foul Flyball: C
t5 0-0 1 --- O NYY S. Chandler T. Lee -2% 44% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 0-0 2 --- O NYY F. Crosetti T. Lee -2% 43% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- O CHW J. Hayes S. Chandler 3% 46% Lineout: CF
b5 0-0 1 --- O CHW L. Sewell S. Chandler 2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-0 2 --- CHW T. Lee S. Chandler -2% 47% Single to CF
b5 0-0 2 1-- CHW B. Berger S. Chandler -3% 44% Single to LF; Lee to 2B
b5 0-0 2 12- O CHW M. Kreevich S. Chandler 6% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 2-3-4
t6 0-0 0 --- O NYY R. Rolfe T. Lee -4% 46% Groundout: P-1B
t6 0-0 1 --- O NYY J. Powell T. Lee -3% 44% Flyball: RF
t6 0-0 2 --- O NYY J. DiMaggio T. Lee -2% 42% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 3-4-5
b6 0-0 0 --- O CHW H. Steinbacher S. Chandler 4% 45% Groundout: P-1B
b6 0-0 1 --- O CHW G. Walker S. Chandler 3% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-0 2 --- O CHW R. Radcliff S. Chandler 2% 50% Double to CF (CF-RF); Radcliff out at 3B/CF-SS-3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 5-6-7
t7 0-0 0 --- O NYY B. Dickey T. Lee -4% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-0 1 --- O NYY L. Gehrig T. Lee -3% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-0 2 --- O NYY M. Hoag T. Lee -2% 40% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 6-7-8
Joe Glenn replaces Bill Dickey playing C batting 5th
b7 0-0 0 --- CHW M. Owen S. Chandler -5% 35% Single to LF
b7 0-0 0 1-- O CHW J. Hayes S. Chandler 3% 37% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Owen to 2B
b7 0-0 1 -2- O CHW L. Sewell S. Chandler 6% 43% Lineout: 3B
b7 0-0 2 -2- O CHW T. Lee S. Chandler 7% 50% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 8-9-1
t8 0-0 0 --- O NYY B. Knickerbocker T. Lee -5% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 0-0 1 --- R NYY S. Chandler T. Lee 24% 69% Home Run
t8 1-0 1 --- NYY F. Crosetti T. Lee 3% 72% Single to CF
t8 1-0 1 1-- O NYY R. Rolfe T. Lee -4% 68% Foul Flyball: C
t8 1-0 2 1-- O NYY J. Powell T. Lee -3% 65% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 1-2-3
b8 0-1 0 --- CHW B. Berger S. Chandler -9% 56% Single to LF
b8 0-1 0 1-- O CHW M. Kreevich S. Chandler 5% 60% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Berger to 2B
b8 0-1 1 -2- O CHW H. Steinbacher S. Chandler 9% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B; Berger to 3B
b8 0-1 2 --3 O CHW G. Walker S. Chandler 12% 81% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 0.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Thornton Lee facing 4-5-6
t9 1-0 0 --- O NYY J. DiMaggio T. Lee -2% 79% Strikeout Looking
t9 1-0 1 --- O NYY J. Glenn T. Lee -2% 77% Flyball: RF
t9 1-0 2 --- NYY L. Gehrig T. Lee 1% 78% Single to CF
t9 1-0 2 1-- NYY M. Hoag T. Lee 2% 80% Walk; Gehrig to 2B
t9 1-0 2 12- O NYY B. Knickerbocker T. Lee -4% 76% Gehrig Picked off 2B (C-SS-3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 5-6-7
b9 0-1 0 --- O CHW R. Radcliff S. Chandler 10% 86% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 0-1 1 --- O CHW M. Owen S. Chandler 8% 94% Flyball: CF
Tommy Thompson pinch hits for Jackie Hayes (2B) batting 7th
b9 0-1 2 --- O CHW T. Thompson S. Chandler 6% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 0.

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