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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
4
5
SLB
@CHW
4
2
CLE
@DET
6
4
 
(5)
WSH
@PHA
3
0
PHI
@BRO
10
9
 
(10)
MLN
@CIN
3
6
MLN
@CIN
6
4
 
(10)
PIT
@NYG
3
1
CHC
@STL
10
3
Tuesday, June 30, 1953,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 35,825, Time of Game: 2:30
Browns
4
27-46
 Won 1 
7th, 22 GB
at White Sox
2
41-29
 Lost 1 
3rd, 6½ GB
W: Bob Cain (3-3)
L: Billy Pierce (9-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Browns          0  0  1   0  0  1   2  0  0    4 12  1
White Sox       0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  6  3

St.Louis Browns

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Groth CF 4 2 3 0 1 0 5 .250 .305 .358 .663 0.137 1.21 0.235 -0.098 0.9 3 1 2B,CS
Dick Kokos RF 3 1 2 0 1 0 5 .268 .408 .415 .823 0.097 1.24 0.158 -0.061 0.2 3 0 SH
Roy Sievers 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 5 .232 .321 .348 .668 -0.129 1.20 0.000 -0.129 -1.3 13 0 SH
Don Lenhardt LF 4 0 2 1 1 0 5 .284 .346 .400 .746 0.115 0.96 0.142 -0.027 0.8 1 0
Clint Courtney C 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .256 .312 .344 .656 0.066 1.49 0.151 -0.085 0.9 1 0
Jim Dyck 3B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .204 .307 .306 .613 0.026 1.33 0.160 -0.134 -0.7 2 2 HR,GDP
Billy Hunter SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .262 .301 .302 .602 -0.049 0.85 0.027 -0.076 -0.5 2 4 SB
Bobby Young 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .264 .317 .335 .652 -0.018 0.89 0.027 -0.045 0.1 2 7
Bob Cain P 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .267 .313 .333 .646 -0.098 0.92 0.000 -0.098 -1.0 0 1
   Marlin Stuart P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .273 .364 .636 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 34 4 12 3 4 4 40 .353 .421 .471 .892 0.147 1.14 0.900 -0.753 -0.6 27 15
2B: J Groth (15, off B Pierce).
HR: J Dyck (3, off B Pierce, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: D Kokos (1, off B Pierce); R Sievers (4, off B Pierce).
TB: J Dyck 4; J Groth 4; C Courtney 2; D Kokos 2; D Lenhardt 2; B Young; B Hunter.
GIDP: J Dyck (12).
RBI: C Courtney (12); D Lenhardt (8); J Dyck (12).
2-out RBI: C Courtney.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Young-R Sievers; B Hunter-B Young-R Sievers.
E: B Hunter (12).
Outfield Assists: J Groth (R Wilson at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: B Hunter (2, 2nd base off B Pierce/R Wilson).
CS: J Groth (4, 2nd base by B Pierce/R Wilson).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Nellie Fox 2B 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .258 .319 .362 .682 -0.172 1.87 0.000 -0.172 -1.4 3 4
Ferris Fain 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .270 .412 .385 .797 0.173 1.58 0.222 -0.049 1.1 13 0
Minnie Minoso LF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .307 .417 .434 .852 -0.140 1.87 0.115 -0.255 -0.5 1 0 GDP
Bob Elliott 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .261 .372 .419 .791 -0.136 1.32 0.000 -0.136 -1.1 0 2
Jim Rivera CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .283 .356 .423 .779 -0.086 0.85 0.000 -0.086 -0.7 1 0
Sam Mele RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .279 .378 .419 .796 0.003 0.80 0.054 -0.051 0.0 1 1
Red Wilson C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .272 .362 .337 .699 -0.032 1.09 0.044 -0.076 -0.3 5 1 GDP
   Tom Wright PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .266 .318 .392 .710 -0.046 1.59 0.000 -0.046 -0.2
Fred Marsh SS 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .222 .288 .278 .566 -0.025 1.08 0.033 -0.058 -0.1 3 2
Billy Pierce P 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 .114 .184 .114 .298 0.029 1.39 0.044 -0.014 0.2 0 2 SH
   Mike Fornieles P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .118 .125 .243 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Sherm Lollar PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .315 .425 .486 .912 0.079 1.73 0.079 0.000 0.4
   Gene Bearden PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .214 .214 .429 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Joe Dobson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .077 .115 .192 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 30 2 6 2 3 1 34 .200 .273 .200 .473 -0.353 1.35 0.591 -0.943 -2.6 27 14
SH: B Pierce (5, off B Cain).
TB: F Fain 2; S Lollar; F Marsh; M Minoso; S Mele.
GIDP: R Wilson (5); M Minoso (13).
RBI: F Fain (35); M Minoso (39).
2-out RBI: F Fain; M Minoso.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Marsh-N Fox-F Fain.
E: J Rivera (4); F Marsh (4); R Wilson (4).
Outfield Assists: S Mele (D Kokos at 2nd base).

St.Louis Browns

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Cain, W (3-3) 7.1 6 2 2 2 1 0 4.76 29 57 0.048 1.26 0.9
Marlin Stuart, S (4) 1.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 4.06 5 2 0 0.305 1.84 1.7
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 3 1 0 2.00 34 57 2 0 0.353 1.35 2.6

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Billy Pierce, L (9-4) 6.1 10 4 3 4 3 1 3.12 32 38 -0.254 1.28 -1.3
Mike Fornieles 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.15 5 2 0 0.089 0.66 1.4
Joe Dobson 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.38 3 0 0 0.018 0.24 0.5
Team Totals 9 12 4 3 4 4 1 3.00 40 38 2 0 -0.147 1.14 0.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Summers, 1B - Charlie Berry, 2B - Johnny Stevens, 3B - Jim Duffy.
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: 35,825.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Browns         Chicago White Sox
1 Johnny Groth CF 1 Nellie Fox 2B
2 Dick Kokos RF 2 Ferris Fain 1B
3 Roy Sievers 1B 3 Minnie Minoso LF
4 Don Lenhardt LF 4 Bob Elliott 3B
5 Clint Courtney C 5 Jim Rivera CF
6 Jim Dyck 3B 6 Sam Mele RF
7 Billy Hunter SS 7 Red Wilson C
8 Bobby Young 2B 8 Fred Marsh SS
9 Bob Cain P 9 Billy Pierce P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 2-4 1 1-3 OO CHW M. Minoso M. Stuart 21% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
t6 1-2 0 --- R SLB J. Dyck B. Pierce 16% 50% Home Run
t3 0-0 2 12- R SLB C. Courtney B. Pierce 13% 62% Single to CF; Groth Scores; Lenhardt to 3B; Courtney to 2B/Adv on E8
t7 2-2 0 -2- R SLB D. Kokos B. Pierce 12% 73% Single to CF; Groth Scores/No RBI
b3 1-1 2 12- R CHW M. Minoso B. Cain -11% 34% Single to LF; Fox Scores; Fain to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Browns Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- SLB J. Groth B. Pierce 4% 54% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O SLB D. Kokos B. Pierce -3% 50% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O SLB R. Sievers B. Pierce -3% 47% Popfly: 1B
t1 0-0 2 1-- O SLB D. Lenhardt B. Pierce -2% 45% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Browns' Bob Cain facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHW N. Fox B. Cain 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CHW F. Fain B. Cain 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CHW M. Minoso B. Cain 1% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Browns Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O SLB C. Courtney B. Pierce -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 1 --- O SLB J. Dyck B. Pierce -2% 46% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- SLB B. Hunter B. Pierce 1% 47% Single to LF
t2 0-0 2 1-- SLB B. Young B. Pierce 1% 49% Hunter Steals 2B; Hunter to 3B/Adv on E6
t2 0-0 2 --3 SLB B. Young B. Pierce 1% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 2 1-3 O SLB B. Cain B. Pierce -5% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Browns 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Browns' Bob Cain facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHW B. Elliott B. Cain 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- O CHW J. Rivera B. Cain 2% 49% Flyball: 3B
b2 0-0 2 --- O CHW S. Mele B. Cain 1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Browns Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- SLB J. Groth B. Pierce 4% 54% Single to LF
t3 0-0 0 1-- O SLB D. Kokos B. Pierce -2% 52% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Groth to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- O SLB R. Sievers B. Pierce -4% 48% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 -2- SLB D. Lenhardt B. Pierce 1% 49% Walk
t3 0-0 2 12- R SLB C. Courtney B. Pierce 13% 62% Single to CF; Groth Scores; Lenhardt to 3B; Courtney to 2B/Adv on E8
t3 1-0 2 -23 O SLB J. Dyck B. Pierce -6% 56% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Browns 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Browns' Bob Cain facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- CHW R. Wilson B. Cain -4% 52% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b3 0-1 0 1-- O CHW F. Marsh B. Cain 4% 56% Single to CF; Wilson out at 3B/CF-3B
b3 0-1 1 1-- CHW B. Pierce B. Cain -4% 52% Walk; Marsh to 2B
b3 0-1 1 12- O CHW N. Fox B. Cain 5% 56% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Marsh to 3B
b3 0-1 2 1-3 R CHW F. Fain B. Cain -11% 45% Single to CF; Marsh Scores; Fox to 2B
b3 1-1 2 12- R CHW M. Minoso B. Cain -11% 34% Single to LF; Fox Scores; Fain to 2B
b3 2-1 2 12- O CHW B. Elliott B. Cain 4% 38% Lineout: SS
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Browns 1, White Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Browns Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 7-8-9
t4 1-2 0 --- O SLB B. Hunter B. Pierce -3% 35% Strikeout
t4 1-2 1 --- O SLB B. Young B. Pierce -2% 33% Groundout: P-1B
t4 1-2 2 --- O SLB B. Cain B. Pierce -1% 31% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 1, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Browns' Bob Cain facing 5-6-7
b4 2-1 0 --- O CHW J. Rivera B. Cain 2% 34% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 2-1 1 --- CHW S. Mele B. Cain -2% 31% Single to LF
b4 2-1 1 1-- OO CHW R. Wilson B. Cain 5% 36% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 1, White Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Browns Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 1-2-3
t5 1-2 0 --- SLB J. Groth B. Pierce 5% 41% Walk
t5 1-2 0 1-- O SLB D. Kokos B. Pierce -8% 33% Groth Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t5 1-2 1 --- SLB D. Kokos B. Pierce 4% 37% Walk
t5 1-2 1 1-- O SLB R. Sievers B. Pierce -4% 32% Flyball: CF
t5 1-2 2 1-- SLB D. Lenhardt B. Pierce 3% 35% Single to CF; Kokos to 2B
t5 1-2 2 12- O SLB C. Courtney B. Pierce -6% 29% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Browns 1, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Browns' Bob Cain facing 8-9-1
b5 2-1 0 --- CHW F. Marsh B. Cain -3% 26% Walk
b5 2-1 0 1-- O CHW B. Pierce B. Cain 1% 27% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Marsh to 2B
b5 2-1 1 -2- O CHW N. Fox B. Cain 3% 31% Strikeout
b5 2-1 2 -2- O CHW F. Fain B. Cain 3% 34% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 1, White Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Browns Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 6-7-8
t6 1-2 0 --- R SLB J. Dyck B. Pierce 16% 50% Home Run
t6 2-2 0 --- O SLB B. Hunter B. Pierce -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t6 2-2 1 --- O SLB B. Young B. Pierce -2% 44% Flyball: SS
t6 2-2 2 --- O SLB B. Cain B. Pierce -2% 42% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 2, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Browns' Bob Cain facing 3-4-5
b6 2-2 0 --- O CHW M. Minoso B. Cain 3% 46% Flyball: CF
b6 2-2 1 --- O CHW B. Elliott B. Cain 2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-2 2 --- O CHW J. Rivera B. Cain 2% 50% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 2, White Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Browns Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 1-2-3
t7 2-2 0 --- SLB J. Groth B. Pierce 11% 61% Double to LF
t7 2-2 0 -2- SLB D. Kokos B. Pierce 0% 61% E2 on Foul Ball
t7 2-2 0 -2- R SLB D. Kokos B. Pierce 12% 73% Single to CF; Groth Scores/No RBI
t7 3-2 0 1-- O SLB R. Sievers B. Pierce -2% 71% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Kokos to 2B
t7 3-2 1 -2- R SLB D. Lenhardt B. Pierce 10% 82% Single to CF; Kokos Scores/unER
t7 4-2 1 1-- SLB C. Courtney B. Pierce 2% 84% Single to CF; Lenhardt to 2B
Mike Fornieles replaces Billy Pierce pitching and batting 9th
t7 4-2 1 12- OO SLB J. Dyck M. Fornieles -6% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Browns 4, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Browns' Bob Cain facing 6-7-8
b7 2-4 0 --- O CHW S. Mele B. Cain 4% 82% Flyball: LF
b7 2-4 1 --- O CHW R. Wilson B. Cain 3% 85% Flyball: RF
b7 2-4 2 --- O CHW F. Marsh B. Cain 2% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 4, White Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Browns Batting, Ahead 4-2, White Sox' Mike Fornieles facing 7-8-9
t8 4-2 0 --- O SLB B. Hunter M. Fornieles -1% 85% Groundout: P-1B
t8 4-2 1 --- SLB B. Young M. Fornieles 1% 86% Single to 3B
t8 4-2 1 1-- O SLB B. Cain M. Fornieles -2% 85% Strikeout Looking
t8 4-2 2 1-- O SLB J. Groth M. Fornieles -1% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 4, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Browns' Bob Cain facing 9-1-2
Sherm Lollar pinch hits for Mike Fornieles (P) batting 9th
b8 2-4 0 --- CHW S. Lollar B. Cain -8% 75% Single to LF
Gene Bearden pinch runs for Sherm Lollar (PH) batting 9th
b8 2-4 0 1-- O CHW N. Fox B. Cain 7% 82% Flyball: RF
b8 2-4 1 1-- CHW F. Fain B. Cain -11% 71% Single to RF; Bearden to 3B
Marlin Stuart replaces Bob Cain pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-4 1 1-3 OO CHW M. Minoso M. Stuart 21% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 4, White Sox 2.
Top of the 9th, Browns Batting, Ahead 4-2, White Sox' Joe Dobson facing 2-3-4
Joe Dobson replaces Gene Bearden (PR) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-2 0 --- O SLB D. Kokos J. Dobson -1% 92% Single to RF; Kokos out at 2B/RF-SS
t9 4-2 1 --- O SLB R. Sievers J. Dobson -1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 4-2 2 --- O SLB D. Lenhardt J. Dobson -0% 91% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 4, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Browns' Marlin Stuart facing 4-5-6
b9 2-4 0 --- O CHW B. Elliott M. Stuart 5% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 2-4 1 --- O CHW J. Rivera M. Stuart 3% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 2-4 2 --- CHW S. Mele M. Stuart -3% 95% Walk
Tom Wright pinch hits for Red Wilson (C) batting 7th
b9 2-4 2 1-- O CHW T. Wright M. Stuart 5% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 4, White Sox 2.

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