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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
10
2
WSH
@CLE
2
13
PHA
@DET
7
4
BOS
@SLB
14
7
STL
@BRO
3
3
 
(10)
PIT
@BSN
9
0
CHC
@NYG
14
1
CIN
@PHI
9
5
Friday, July 26, 1940,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 48,104, Time of Game: 2:09
Yankees
10
46-41
 Won 2 
4th, 7 GB
at White Sox
2
43-42
 Lost 1 
5th, 9 GB
W: Spud Chandler (7-4)
L: Eddie Smith (8-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  1  0   0  0  0   3  1  5   10 13  0
White Sox       0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  0    2  5  1

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Knickerbocker SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 6 .281 .373 .417 .789 0.014 0.74 0.064 -0.050 0.4 3 7 2·HBP
Red Rolfe 3B 6 0 0 0 0 2 6 .252 .336 .379 .715 -0.144 0.93 0.000 -0.144 -2.0 0 4
Tommy Henrich RF 4 1 3 0 1 0 5 .326 .411 .598 1.009 0.124 0.86 0.143 -0.019 0.7 1 0 2B,GDP
Joe DiMaggio CF 4 2 1 0 1 1 5 .330 .415 .604 1.020 0.010 1.41 0.106 -0.095 -0.0 0 0
Buddy Rosar C 3 1 1 0 1 0 5 .308 .357 .519 .876 -0.029 1.20 0.037 -0.065 0.8 4 0 SB,SH
Charlie Keller LF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .280 .388 .567 .955 -0.085 1.14 0.000 -0.085 -0.9 2 0
   Buster Mills PH-LF 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .404 .456 .596 1.052 -0.001 2.73 0.000 -0.001 -0.1 0 0
   George Selkirk PH-LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .278 .412 .478 .891 -0.009 0.23 0.000 -0.009 -0.7 1 0
Joe Gordon 2B 4 3 3 2 1 0 5 .257 .304 .484 .788 0.351 1.08 0.351 0.000 2.5 2 6 HR
Babe Dahlgren 1B 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .251 .315 .373 .688 -0.081 1.09 0.033 -0.114 0.0 14 0
Spud Chandler P 5 2 3 6 0 1 5 .222 .317 .389 .706 0.114 0.93 0.177 -0.063 4.1 0 0 2·HR
Team Totals 39 10 13 10 5 7 47 .333 .435 .590 1.025 0.264 1.07 0.911 -0.645 4.9 27 17
2B: T Henrich (14, off E Smith).
HR: J Gordon (17, off E Smith, 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF); S Chandler 2 (2, 1 off P Appleton, 9th inn, 3 on, 1 out to LF, 1 off E Smith, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to CF).
SH: B Rosar (3, off E Smith).
HBP: B Knickerbocker 2 (2, 2 by E Smith).
TB: S Chandler 9; J Gordon 6; T Henrich 4; B Dahlgren; B Knickerbocker; B Rosar; J DiMaggio.
GIDP: T Henrich (4).
RBI: S Chandler 6 (7); J Gordon 2 (60); B Mills (13); B Dahlgren (35).
2-out RBI: J Gordon 2; S Chandler.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Gordon-B Knickerbocker-B Dahlgren 2.
Baserunning
SB: B Rosar (3, 2nd base off P Appleton/M Tresh).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Skeeter Webb 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .233 .303 .275 .578 -0.081 0.77 0.000 -0.081 -0.8 3 2
Mike Kreevich CF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .267 .309 .402 .711 0.004 0.49 0.033 -0.029 -0.3 1 0
Joe Kuhel 1B 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .289 .361 .519 .879 0.163 0.89 0.216 -0.054 1.2 8 1 HR
Moose Solters LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .330 .377 .535 .912 -0.072 0.69 0.000 -0.072 -0.5 2 0
Taffy Wright RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .350 .386 .471 .857 0.039 0.46 0.051 -0.012 0.0 2 0
Luke Appling SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .352 .416 .461 .877 0.011 1.20 0.069 -0.058 0.0 2 2 GDP
Mike Tresh C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .302 .366 .367 .734 -0.180 1.77 0.000 -0.180 -1.6 7 0 GDP
Bob Kennedy 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .256 .297 .343 .640 -0.064 0.80 0.000 -0.064 -0.6 2 2
Eddie Smith P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .243 .300 .351 .651 -0.037 0.69 0.000 -0.037 -0.4 0 0
   Ken Silvestri PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .250 .400 .583 .983 -0.019 0.75 0.000 -0.019 -0.2
   Pete Appleton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .267 .214 .481 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 2 5 2 2 4 32 .167 .219 .267 .485 -0.236 0.83 0.369 -0.606 -3.1 27 7
HR: J Kuhel (19, off S Chandler, 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: J Kuhel 4; L Appling 2; M Solters; T Wright.
GIDP: M Tresh (7); L Appling (7).
RBI: J Kuhel 2 (56).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Kuhel-L Appling-J Kuhel.
E: B Kennedy (15).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Spud Chandler, W (7-4) 9 5 2 2 2 4 1 3.69 32 71 0.236 0.83 3.1
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 2 4 1 2.00 32 71 0.236 0.83 3.1

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Eddie Smith, L (8-7) 8 11 5 5 2 5 2 3.97 39 43 -0.226 1.25 -0.5
Pete Appleton 1 2 5 5 3 2 1 6.93 8 0 0 -0.038 0.17 -4.4
Team Totals 9 13 10 10 5 7 3 10.00 47 43 0 0 -0.264 1.07 -4.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: E Smith 2 (3; B Knickerbocker, B Knickerbocker).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Pipgras, 1B - Red Ormsby, 2B - Bill Summers, 3B - Eddie Rommel.
Time of Game: 2:09.
Attendance: 48,104.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Chicago White Sox
1 Bill Knickerbocker SS 1 Skeeter Webb 2B
2 Red Rolfe 3B 2 Mike Kreevich CF
3 Tommy Henrich RF 3 Joe Kuhel 1B
4 Joe DiMaggio CF 4 Moose Solters LF
5 Buddy Rosar C 5 Taffy Wright RF
6 Charlie Keller LF 6 Luke Appling SS
7 Joe Gordon 2B 7 Mike Tresh C
8 Babe Dahlgren 1B 8 Bob Kennedy 3B
9 Spud Chandler P 9 Eddie Smith P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-2 2 --3 RR NYY J. Gordon E. Smith 29% 77% Home Run; DiMaggio Scores
b4 0-1 1 1-- RR CHW J. Kuhel S. Chandler -22% 34% Home Run; Kreevich Scores
t7 1-2 0 1-- NYY J. DiMaggio E. Smith 10% 49% Single to CF; Henrich to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- R NYY S. Chandler E. Smith 10% 59% Single to LF; Gordon Scores; Dahlgren to 2B
b7 2-4 2 12- O CHW M. Tresh S. Chandler 8% 85% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 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' Eddie Smith facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY B. Knickerbocker E. Smith -2% 48% Flyball: 2B
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY R. Rolfe E. Smith -2% 46% Lineout: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- NYY T. Henrich E. Smith 2% 48% Double to LF
t1 0-0 2 -2- O NYY J. DiMaggio E. Smith -3% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 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 S. Webb S. Chandler 2% 47% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHW M. Kreevich S. Chandler 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CHW J. Kuhel S. Chandler 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Eddie Smith facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYY B. Rosar E. Smith -2% 48% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYY C. Keller E. Smith -2% 46% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 2 --- NYY J. Gordon E. Smith 1% 47% Single to CF
t2 0-0 2 1-- NYY B. Dahlgren E. Smith 2% 49% Single to CF; Gordon to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- R NYY S. Chandler E. Smith 10% 59% Single to LF; Gordon Scores; Dahlgren to 2B
t2 1-0 2 12- NYY B. Knickerbocker E. Smith 3% 62% Hit By Pitch; Dahlgren to 3B; Chandler to 2B
t2 1-0 2 123 O NYY R. Rolfe E. Smith -7% 55% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O CHW M. Solters S. Chandler 3% 57% Strikeout
b2 0-1 1 --- CHW T. Wright S. Chandler -3% 55% Single to CF
b2 0-1 1 1-- OO CHW L. Appling S. Chandler 6% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Eddie Smith facing 3-4-5
t3 1-0 0 --- NYY T. Henrich E. Smith 3% 64% Single to P
t3 1-0 0 1-- O NYY J. DiMaggio E. Smith -2% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B; Henrich to 2B
t3 1-0 1 -2- NYY B. Rosar E. Smith 2% 64% Walk
t3 1-0 1 12- O NYY C. Keller E. Smith -4% 60% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 2 12- NYY J. Gordon E. Smith 3% 62% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Henrich to 3B; Rosar to 2B
t3 1-0 2 123 O NYY B. Dahlgren E. Smith -7% 55% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- O CHW M. Tresh S. Chandler 3% 58% Strikeout
b3 0-1 1 --- O CHW B. Kennedy S. Chandler 2% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- O CHW E. Smith S. Chandler 1% 62% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Eddie Smith facing 9-1-2
t4 1-0 0 --- O NYY S. Chandler E. Smith -2% 59% Popfly: 1B
t4 1-0 1 --- NYY B. Knickerbocker E. Smith 3% 62% Single to LF
t4 1-0 1 1-- O NYY R. Rolfe E. Smith -3% 59% Strikeout
t4 1-0 2 1-- NYY T. Henrich E. Smith 2% 61% Walk; Knickerbocker to 2B
t4 1-0 2 12- O NYY J. DiMaggio E. Smith -5% 56% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 1-2-3
b4 0-1 0 --- O CHW S. Webb S. Chandler 3% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-1 1 --- CHW M. Kreevich S. Chandler -3% 56% Walk
b4 0-1 1 1-- RR CHW J. Kuhel S. Chandler -22% 34% Home Run; Kreevich Scores
b4 2-1 1 --- O CHW M. Solters S. Chandler 2% 36% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 2-1 2 --- O CHW T. Wright S. Chandler 1% 37% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Eddie Smith facing 5-6-7
t5 1-2 0 --- O NYY B. Rosar E. Smith -3% 34% Flyball: LF
t5 1-2 1 --- O NYY C. Keller E. Smith -2% 31% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-2 2 --- NYY J. Gordon E. Smith 2% 33% Single to LF
t5 1-2 2 1-- O NYY B. Dahlgren E. Smith -3% 30% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 6-7-8
b5 2-1 0 --- CHW L. Appling S. Chandler -3% 26% Single to RF
b5 2-1 0 1-- OO CHW M. Tresh S. Chandler 7% 34% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b5 2-1 2 --- O CHW B. Kennedy S. Chandler 1% 35% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Eddie Smith facing 9-1-2
t6 1-2 0 --- O NYY S. Chandler E. Smith -4% 31% Strikeout
t6 1-2 1 --- O NYY B. Knickerbocker E. Smith -3% 29% Foul Flyball: LF
t6 1-2 2 --- O NYY R. Rolfe E. Smith -2% 27% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 9-1-2
b6 2-1 0 --- O CHW E. Smith S. Chandler 2% 29% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 2-1 1 --- O CHW S. Webb S. Chandler 2% 31% Flyball: 2B
b6 2-1 2 --- O CHW M. Kreevich S. Chandler 1% 32% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, White Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Eddie Smith facing 3-4-5
t7 1-2 0 --- NYY T. Henrich E. Smith 7% 39% Single to CF
t7 1-2 0 1-- NYY J. DiMaggio E. Smith 10% 49% Single to CF; Henrich to 2B
t7 1-2 0 12- O NYY B. Rosar E. Smith -1% 48% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Henrich to 3B; DiMaggio to 2B
Buster Mills pinch hits for Charlie Keller (LF) batting 6th
t7 1-2 1 -23 RO NYY B. Mills E. Smith -0% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B; Henrich Scores; DiMaggio to 3B
t7 2-2 2 --3 RR NYY J. Gordon E. Smith 29% 77% Home Run; DiMaggio Scores
t7 4-2 2 --- O NYY B. Dahlgren E. Smith -1% 76% Foul Flyball: 1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 3-4-5
Buster Mills moves from PH to LF
b7 2-4 0 --- O CHW J. Kuhel S. Chandler 4% 80% Flyball: 1B
b7 2-4 1 --- O CHW M. Solters S. Chandler 3% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-4 2 --- CHW T. Wright S. Chandler -2% 81% Walk
b7 2-4 2 1-- CHW L. Appling S. Chandler -4% 77% Single to CF; Wright to 2B
b7 2-4 2 12- O CHW M. Tresh S. Chandler 8% 85% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 4, White Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, White Sox' Eddie Smith facing 9-1-2
t8 4-2 0 --- R NYY S. Chandler E. Smith 7% 92% Home Run
t8 5-2 0 --- NYY B. Knickerbocker E. Smith 1% 93% Hit By Pitch
t8 5-2 0 1-- O NYY R. Rolfe E. Smith -1% 92% Groundout: 3B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t8 5-2 1 1-- OO NYY T. Henrich E. Smith -2% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-5, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 8-9-1
b8 2-5 0 --- O CHW B. Kennedy S. Chandler 3% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
Ken Silvestri pinch hits for Eddie Smith (P) batting 9th
b8 2-5 1 --- O CHW K. Silvestri S. Chandler 2% 95% Strikeout Looking
b8 2-5 2 --- O CHW S. Webb S. Chandler 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, White Sox 2.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-2, White Sox' Pete Appleton facing 4-5-6
Pete Appleton replaces Ken Silvestri (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-2 0 --- NYY J. DiMaggio P. Appleton 1% 97% Walk
t9 5-2 0 1-- NYY B. Rosar P. Appleton 2% 98% Single to RF; DiMaggio to 3B
George Selkirk pinch hits for Buster Mills (LF) batting 6th
t9 5-2 0 1-3 O NYY G. Selkirk P. Appleton -1% 98% Strikeout, Rosar Steals 2B
t9 5-2 1 -23 NYY J. Gordon P. Appleton 0% 98% Walk
t9 5-2 1 123 R NYY B. Dahlgren P. Appleton 1% 99% Walk; DiMaggio Scores; Rosar to 3B; Gordon to 2B
t9 6-2 1 123 RRRR NYY S. Chandler P. Appleton 1% 100% Home Run; Rosar Scores; Gordon Scores; Dahlgren Scores
t9 10-2 1 --- O NYY B. Knickerbocker P. Appleton -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 10-2 2 --- O NYY R. Rolfe P. Appleton 0% 100% Strikeout
5 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 10, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-10, Yankees' Spud Chandler facing 2-3-4
George Selkirk moves from PH to LF
b9 2-10 0 --- O CHW M. Kreevich S. Chandler 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 2-10 1 --- O CHW J. Kuhel S. Chandler 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 2-10 2 --- CHW M. Solters S. Chandler -0% 100% Single to LF
b9 2-10 2 1-- O CHW T. Wright S. Chandler 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 10, White Sox 2.

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