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@CHW
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2
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3
5
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@BSN
3
5
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@CIN
1
2
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@PIT
6
2
Saturday, May 13, 1939,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 7,500, Time of Game: 1:59
Indians
5
10-10
 Won 1 
4th, 4 GB
at White Sox
2
13-8
 Lost 1 
2nd, 1½ GB
W: Willis Hudlin (3-2)
L: Eddie Smith (2-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   1  0  1   2  1  0    5  8  1
White Sox       0  0  1   0  0  0   1  0  0    2 10  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Roy Weatherly CF 4 0 1 2 1 0 5 .434 .474 .509 .983 0.085 0.74 0.124 -0.039 0.7 2 0
Rollie Hemsley C 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .207 .258 .310 .568 -0.072 0.85 0.024 -0.096 -0.8 0 0 CS,SH
Hal Trosky 1B 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .301 .354 .466 .820 -0.036 0.98 0.048 -0.084 -0.5 6 0 2B
Moose Solters LF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .290 .405 .484 .889 0.074 0.98 0.172 -0.098 0.2 0 0 HR,CS
Ben Chapman RF 2 0 0 0 1 1 4 .075 .183 .113 .297 0.002 0.93 0.042 -0.040 -0.2 0 0 HBP
Ken Keltner 3B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .315 .367 .479 .847 0.143 1.03 0.208 -0.065 1.5 0 1 HR,GDP
Jim Shilling 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .286 .348 .381 .729 -0.044 1.01 0.039 -0.083 -0.5 2 2
Oscar Grimes SS 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .276 .323 .379 .702 0.121 0.99 0.153 -0.032 0.9 1 4
Willis Hudlin P 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .083 .214 .083 .298 -0.177 0.99 0.000 -0.177 -1.9 0 0 GDP
Team Totals 31 5 8 5 4 6 37 .258 .361 .484 .845 0.096 0.94 0.810 -0.714 -0.5 * 7
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: H Trosky (9, off E Smith).
HR: M Solters (2, off E Smith, 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); K Keltner (1, off C Brown, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: R Hemsley (1, off E Smith).
HBP: B Chapman (1, by E Smith).
TB: M Solters 5; K Keltner 5; H Trosky 2; O Grimes; R Weatherly; R Hemsley.
GIDP: W Hudlin (2); K Keltner (1).
RBI: R Weatherly 2 (7); K Keltner 2 (11); M Solters (6).
2-out RBI: K Keltner 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 3. O Grimes-H Trosky; O Grimes-J Shilling-H Trosky; K Keltner-J Shilling-H Trosky.
E: O Grimes (6).
Baserunning
CS: R Hemsley (1, 2nd base by E Smith/M Tresh); M Solters (1, 2nd base by C Brown/M Tresh).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rip Radcliff 1B 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .207 .233 .276 .509 0.064 1.58 0.165 -0.101 0.9 3 0 2B
Marv Owen 3B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .264 .326 .333 .660 -0.207 1.56 0.052 -0.259 -2.2 0 1 2·GDP
Gee Walker LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .352 .385 .571 .957 0.035 1.46 0.134 -0.099 0.4 1 0 GDP
Luke Appling SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .329 .452 .355 .807 0.014 1.75 0.119 -0.104 0.3 0 2
Ollie Bejma 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .429 .200 .629 -0.089 1.56 0.000 -0.089 -0.8 3 2 2·SH
Larry Rosenthal RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .208 .356 .354 .710 -0.085 1.23 0.009 -0.095 -0.6 0 0 IW
Mike Kreevich CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .253 .341 .360 .701 -0.180 1.50 0.000 -0.180 -1.6 1 0
Mike Tresh C 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .294 .478 .294 .772 -0.039 1.57 0.080 -0.119 -0.4 6 1
Eddie Smith P 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .200 .333 .200 .533 0.005 1.23 0.037 -0.032 0.1 0 0
   Ken Silvestri PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .175 .254 .281 .535 -0.022 0.83 0.000 -0.022 -0.2
   Clint Brown P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Hank Steinbacher PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200 .333 .267 .600 0.100 2.08 0.100 0.000 0.6
Team Totals 33 2 10 2 3 0 38 .303 .361 .333 .694 -0.404 1.51 0.696 -1.100 -3.5 * 6
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: R Radcliff (2, off W Hudlin).
SH: O Bejma 2 (2, 2 off W Hudlin).
IBB: L Rosenthal (1, by W Hudlin).
TB: R Radcliff 4; L Appling 2; M Owen 2; H Steinbacher; M Tresh; G Walker.
GIDP: M Owen 2 (2); G Walker (4).
RBI: R Radcliff (6); G Walker (21).
2-out RBI: G Walker.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 3. M Tresh-O Bejma; M Owen-O Bejma-R Radcliff; L Appling-O Bejma-R Radcliff.
E: R Radcliff (2).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Willis Hudlin, W (3-2) 9 10 2 2 3 0 0 2.45 38 56 0.403 1.51 3.5
Team Totals 9 10 2 2 3 0 0 2.00 38 56 0.403 1.51 3.5

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Eddie Smith, L (2-1) 7 6 4 4 4 4 1 4.12 30 49 -0.059 1.07 0.2
Clint Brown 2 2 1 1 0 2 1 1.45 7 0 0 -0.038 0.36 0.2
Team Totals 9 8 5 5 4 6 2 5.00 37 49 0 0 -0.097 0.94 0.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: E Smith (1; B Chapman).
IBB: W Hudlin (1; L Rosenthal).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Ormsby, 1B - George Pipgras, 2B - Bill Summers, 3B - Steve Basil.
Time of Game: 1:59.
Attendance: 7,500.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Chicago White Sox
1 Roy Weatherly CF 1 Rip Radcliff 1B
2 Rollie Hemsley C 2 Marv Owen 3B
3 Hal Trosky 1B 3 Gee Walker LF
4 Moose Solters LF 4 Luke Appling SS
5 Ben Chapman RF 5 Ollie Bejma 2B
6 Ken Keltner 3B 6 Larry Rosenthal RF
7 Jim Shilling 2B 7 Mike Kreevich CF
8 Oscar Grimes SS 8 Mike Tresh C
9 Willis Hudlin P 9 Eddie Smith P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-1 1 --- R CLE M. Solters E. Smith 15% 61% Home Run
b9 2-5 1 1-3 OO CHW M. Owen W. Hudlin 13% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t4 0-1 2 12- R CLE K. Keltner E. Smith 11% 49% Single to CF; Trosky Scores; Chapman to 2B
t7 2-1 0 1-- CLE O. Grimes E. Smith 11% 82% Single; Shilling to 3B; Grimes to 2B/Adv on throw
t7 2-1 1 -23 RR CLE R. Weatherly E. Smith 11% 87% Single; Shilling Scores; Grimes Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Eddie Smith facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Weatherly E. Smith -2% 48% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE R. Hemsley E. Smith 2% 50% Single to LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CLE H. Trosky E. Smith -3% 47% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CLE M. Solters E. Smith -2% 45% Hemsley Caught Stealing 2B (Unknown)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHW R. Radcliff W. Hudlin 2% 47% Lineout: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- CHW M. Owen W. Hudlin -2% 45% Single to LF
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO CHW G. Walker W. Hudlin 5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Eddie Smith facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE M. Solters E. Smith -2% 48% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t2 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Chapman E. Smith -2% 46% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t2 0-0 2 --- CLE K. Keltner E. Smith 1% 47% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 2 1-- O CLE J. Shilling E. Smith -3% 44% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHW L. Appling W. Hudlin 2% 47% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b2 0-0 1 --- O CHW O. Bejma W. Hudlin 2% 49% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b2 0-0 2 --- O CHW L. Rosenthal W. Hudlin 1% 50% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Eddie Smith facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O CLE O. Grimes E. Smith -3% 47% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O CLE W. Hudlin E. Smith -2% 45% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O CLE R. Weatherly E. Smith -1% 44% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O CHW M. Kreevich W. Hudlin 3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- CHW M. Tresh W. Hudlin -3% 44% Single to CF
b3 0-0 1 1-- CHW E. Smith W. Hudlin -4% 40% Walk; Tresh to 2B
b3 0-0 1 12- R CHW R. Radcliff W. Hudlin -10% 31% Single (CF-RF); Tresh Scores; Smith to 2B
b3 1-0 1 12- OO CHW M. Owen W. Hudlin 8% 39% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Eddie Smith facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- O CLE R. Hemsley E. Smith -3% 36% Flyball: LF
t4 0-1 1 --- CLE H. Trosky E. Smith 5% 41% Double to RF (Deep RF)
t4 0-1 1 -2- O CLE M. Solters E. Smith -4% 36% Flyball: CF
t4 0-1 2 -2- CLE B. Chapman E. Smith 1% 38% Hit By Pitch
t4 0-1 2 12- R CLE K. Keltner E. Smith 11% 49% Single to CF; Trosky Scores; Chapman to 2B
t4 1-1 2 12- O CLE J. Shilling E. Smith -5% 44% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 3-4-5
b4 1-1 0 --- CHW G. Walker W. Hudlin -4% 39% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball)
b4 1-1 0 1-- CHW L. Appling W. Hudlin -6% 34% Single to RF; Walker to 2B
b4 1-1 0 12- O CHW O. Bejma W. Hudlin 0% 34% Bunt Groundout: Unknown out on play/Sacrifice; Walker to 3B; Appling to 2B
b4 1-1 1 -23 CHW L. Rosenthal W. Hudlin -1% 33% Intentional Walk
b4 1-1 1 123 O CHW M. Kreevich W. Hudlin 8% 41% Foul Flyball: 1B
b4 1-1 2 123 O CHW M. Tresh W. Hudlin 9% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Eddie Smith facing 8-9-1
t5 1-1 0 --- CLE O. Grimes E. Smith 5% 55% Walk
t5 1-1 0 1-- OO CLE W. Hudlin E. Smith -10% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: Bunt 3B-2B-1B
t5 1-1 2 --- CLE R. Weatherly E. Smith 2% 46% Walk
t5 1-1 2 1-- O CLE R. Hemsley E. Smith -3% 43% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 9-1-2
b5 1-1 0 --- O CHW E. Smith W. Hudlin 3% 46% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b5 1-1 1 --- CHW R. Radcliff W. Hudlin -5% 41% Double
b5 1-1 1 -2- O CHW M. Owen W. Hudlin 5% 45% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b5 1-1 2 -2- O CHW G. Walker W. Hudlin 5% 50% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 1.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Eddie Smith facing 3-4-5
t6 1-1 0 --- O CLE H. Trosky E. Smith -4% 46% Strikeout
t6 1-1 1 --- R CLE M. Solters E. Smith 15% 61% Home Run
t6 2-1 1 --- CLE B. Chapman E. Smith 3% 64% Walk
t6 2-1 1 1-- OO CLE K. Keltner E. Smith -6% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 4-5-6
b6 1-2 0 --- CHW L. Appling W. Hudlin -6% 52% Single
b6 1-2 0 1-- O CHW O. Bejma W. Hudlin 3% 55% Bunt Groundout: Unknown out on play/Sacrifice; Appling to 2B
b6 1-2 1 -2- O CHW L. Rosenthal W. Hudlin 6% 61% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b6 1-2 2 -2- O CHW M. Kreevich W. Hudlin 6% 67% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, White Sox 1.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Eddie Smith facing 7-8-9
t7 2-1 0 --- CLE J. Shilling E. Smith 4% 71% Walk
t7 2-1 0 1-- CLE O. Grimes E. Smith 11% 82% Single; Shilling to 3B; Grimes to 2B/Adv on throw
t7 2-1 0 -23 O CLE W. Hudlin E. Smith -5% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-1 1 -23 RR CLE R. Weatherly E. Smith 11% 87% Single; Shilling Scores; Grimes Scores
t7 4-1 1 1-- O CLE R. Hemsley E. Smith -1% 87% Bunt Groundout: Unknown out on play/Sacrifice; Weatherly to 2B
t7 4-1 2 -2- O CLE H. Trosky E. Smith -2% 85% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 8-9-1
b7 1-4 0 --- O CHW M. Tresh W. Hudlin 3% 88% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
Ken Silvestri pinch hits for Eddie Smith (P) batting 9th
b7 1-4 1 --- O CHW K. Silvestri W. Hudlin 2% 90% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b7 1-4 2 --- CHW R. Radcliff W. Hudlin -2% 88% Single
b7 1-4 2 1-- CHW M. Owen W. Hudlin -3% 86% Single; Radcliff to 2B
b7 1-4 2 12- R CHW G. Walker W. Hudlin -9% 76% Single; Radcliff Scores; Owen to 2B
b7 2-4 2 12- O CHW L. Appling W. Hudlin 8% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, White Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-2, White Sox' Clint Brown facing 4-5-6
Clint Brown replaces Ken Silvestri (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 4-2 0 --- CLE M. Solters C. Brown 2% 86% Single
t8 4-2 0 1-- OO CLE B. Chapman C. Brown -5% 81% Double Play: Strikeout, Solters Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t8 4-2 2 --- R CLE K. Keltner C. Brown 8% 90% Home Run
t8 5-2 2 --- O CLE J. Shilling C. Brown -1% 89% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 5-6-7
b8 2-5 0 --- O CHW O. Bejma W. Hudlin 3% 93% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b8 2-5 1 --- O CHW L. Rosenthal W. Hudlin 2% 95% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b8 2-5 2 --- O CHW M. Kreevich W. Hudlin 1% 96% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, White Sox 2.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-2, White Sox' Clint Brown facing 8-9-1
t9 5-2 0 --- O CLE O. Grimes C. Brown -1% 95% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t9 5-2 1 --- O CLE W. Hudlin C. Brown -0% 95% Strikeout
t9 5-2 2 --- O CLE R. Weatherly C. Brown -0% 95% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Indians' Willis Hudlin facing 8-9-1
b9 2-5 0 --- CHW M. Tresh W. Hudlin -5% 89% Walk
Hank Steinbacher pinch hits for Clint Brown (P) batting 9th
b9 2-5 0 1-- CHW H. Steinbacher W. Hudlin -10% 79% Single; Tresh to 2B
b9 2-5 0 12- O CHW R. Radcliff W. Hudlin 8% 87% Groundout: Unknown out on play/Forceout at 2B; Tresh to 3B
b9 2-5 1 1-3 OO CHW M. Owen W. Hudlin 13% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, White Sox 2.

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