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@CHW
2
4
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1
5
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4
7
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@KCA
11
6
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13
8
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0
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Wednesday, August 31, 1955,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 22,638, Time of Game: 2:06
Red Sox
2
74-56
 Lost 2 
4th, 5 GB
at White Sox
4
79-51
 Won 3 
1st
W: Bob Keegan (1-4)
L: Tom Brewer (9-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  1    2  8  0
White Sox       2  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  X    4  9  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Goodman 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .288 .741 -0.077 0.76 0.000 -0.077 -0.9 4 4
Billy Klaus SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 .288 .745 -0.030 0.68 0.024 -0.055 -0.4 4 1
Ted Williams LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .353 1.243 -0.069 0.69 0.000 -0.069 -0.8 3 0
Jackie Jensen RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .273 .837 0.003 0.54 0.031 -0.028 -0.1 3 0
Norm Zauchin 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .238 .782 0.002 0.72 0.062 -0.060 0.6 6 1 HR
Sammy White C 4 1 3 0 0 0 .262 .721 0.073 0.73 0.095 -0.022 0.8 1 1 2B
Grady Hatton 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .242 .693 -0.110 1.08 0.000 -0.110 -1.0 0 1
Jim Piersall CF 3 0 1 1 0 0 .275 .791 -0.052 0.97 0.030 -0.081 0.0 2 0 SF
Tom Brewer P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .156 .378 -0.023 0.80 0.000 -0.023 -0.2 0 1
   Gene Stephens PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .309 .867 -0.028 1.20 0.000 -0.028 -0.4
   Leo Kiely P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .471 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 2
   Eddie Joost PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .187 .627 -0.015 0.60 0.000 -0.015 -0.2
   George Susce P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .135 .320 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Faye Throneberry PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .815 -0.012 0.45 0.000 -0.012 -0.1
Team Totals 34 2 8 2 1 1 .235 .603 -0.338 0.77 0.242 -0.580 -2.6 24 11
2B: S White (27, off B Keegan).
HR: N Zauchin (25, off B Keegan; 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF).
SF: J Piersall (6, off B Keegan).
TB: N Zauchin 5; S White 4; J Jensen 2; J Piersall.
RBI: J Piersall (53); N Zauchin (85).
2-out RBI: N Zauchin.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Goodman-L Kiely.

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Nellie Fox 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .294 .743 0.014 0.79 0.059 -0.045 -0.4 1 4
George Kell 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .304 .806 0.007 0.57 0.030 -0.023 0.1 2 0
   Jim Busby CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .636 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Minnie Minoso LF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .291 .807 -0.089 0.90 0.019 -0.109 -1.5 3 0
Jim Rivera CF-RF 4 2 2 4 0 0 .283 .800 0.283 0.61 0.291 -0.008 3.1 7 0 2·HR
Walt Dropo 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .301 .844 -0.003 0.22 0.011 -0.015 0.0 7 0
Bob Kennedy RF-3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .255 .707 -0.005 0.41 0.024 -0.029 -0.5 2 0
Sherm Lollar C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .794 -0.034 0.47 0.000 -0.034 -0.7 1 0
Chico Carrasquel SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 .259 .694 -0.017 0.41 0.008 -0.025 -0.1 3 3
Bob Keegan P 2 0 1 0 0 1 .400 .838 0.007 0.35 0.014 -0.007 -0.1 0 1 SH
Team Totals 30 4 9 4 1 1 .300 .823 0.163 0.56 0.456 -0.295 -0.1 27 8
HR: J Rivera 2 (9, 2 off T Brewer; 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF; 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: B Keegan (2, off G Susce).
TB: J Rivera 8; G Kell 2; N Fox; C Carrasquel; B Kennedy; B Keegan; W Dropo.
RBI: J Rivera 4 (48).
2-out RBI: J Rivera 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 5.

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tom Brewer, L (9-10) 4 6 4 4 1 1 2 4.34 18 34 -0.213 0.79 -2.0
Leo Kiely 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2.78 7 0 0 0.031 0.26 1.0
George Susce 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.96 7 0 0 0.019 0.20 1.0
Team Totals 8 9 4 4 1 1 2 4.50 32 34 0 0 -0.163 0.56 0.1

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Keegan, W (1-4) 9 8 2 2 1 1 1 5.96 36 63 0.337 0.77 2.6
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 1 1 1 2.00 36 63 0.337 0.77 2.6
Balks: None.
WP: T Brewer (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Grieve, 1B - Johnny Stevens, 2B - John Rice, 3B - Larry Napp.
Time of Game: 2:06.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Chicago White Sox
1 Billy Goodman 2B 1 Nellie Fox 2B
2 Billy Klaus SS 2 George Kell 3B
3 Ted Williams LF 3 Minnie Minoso LF
4 Jackie Jensen RF 4 Jim Rivera CF
5 Norm Zauchin 1B 5 Walt Dropo 1B
6 Sammy White C 6 Bob Kennedy RF
7 Grady Hatton 3B 7 Sherm Lollar C
8 Jim Piersall CF 8 Chico Carrasquel SS
9 Tom Brewer P 9 Bob Keegan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 --3 RR CHW J. Rivera T. Brewer 17% 71% Home Run; Fox Scores
b3 2-0 1 1-- RR CHW J. Rivera T. Brewer 12% 89% Home Run; Minoso Scores
b1 0-0 1 1-3 O CHW J. Rivera T. Brewer -8% 54% Baserunner Out Advancing; Minoso out at 2B/C-SS
t9 1-4 0 --- BOS S. White B. Keegan -4% 92% Double to CF
t6 0-4 2 --- R BOS N. Zauchin B. Keegan -4% 90% Home Run

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' Bob Keegan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS B. Goodman B. Keegan 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- BOS B. Klaus B. Keegan -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- O BOS T. Williams B. Keegan 3% 53% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t1 0-0 2 1-- BOS J. Jensen B. Keegan -2% 51% Single to SS; Klaus to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- O BOS N. Zauchin B. Keegan 4% 55% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW N. Fox T. Brewer 4% 58% Single to RF
b1 0-0 0 1-- CHW G. Kell T. Brewer 2% 61% Wild Pitch; Fox to 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- O CHW G. Kell T. Brewer -1% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B; Fox to 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 CHW M. Minoso T. Brewer 2% 61% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-3 O CHW J. Rivera T. Brewer -8% 54% Baserunner Out Advancing; Minoso out at 2B/C-SS
b1 0-0 2 --3 RR CHW J. Rivera T. Brewer 17% 71% Home Run; Fox Scores
b1 2-0 2 --- O CHW W. Dropo T. Brewer -1% 70% Lineout: 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Bob Keegan facing 6-7-8
t2 0-2 0 --- BOS S. White B. Keegan -4% 66% Single to CF
t2 0-2 0 1-- O BOS G. Hatton B. Keegan 4% 70% Flyball: SS
t2 0-2 1 1-- O BOS J. Piersall B. Keegan 3% 73% Flyball: CF
t2 0-2 2 1-- O BOS T. Brewer B. Keegan 2% 75% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 6-7-8
b2 2-0 0 --- CHW B. Kennedy T. Brewer 2% 77% Single to CF
b2 2-0 0 1-- O CHW S. Lollar T. Brewer -2% 75% Flyball: CF
b2 2-0 1 1-- O CHW C. Carrasquel T. Brewer -2% 73% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 2-0 2 1-- CHW B. Keegan T. Brewer 1% 74% Single to RF; Carrasquel to 2B
b2 2-0 2 12- O CHW N. Fox T. Brewer -3% 71% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Bob Keegan facing 1-2-3
t3 0-2 0 --- O BOS B. Goodman B. Keegan 2% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- O BOS B. Klaus B. Keegan 2% 76% Groundout: P-SS-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- O BOS T. Williams B. Keegan 1% 77% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 2-3-4
b3 2-0 0 --- CHW G. Kell T. Brewer 2% 79% Single to CF
b3 2-0 0 1-- O CHW M. Minoso T. Brewer -2% 77% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b3 2-0 1 1-- RR CHW J. Rivera T. Brewer 12% 89% Home Run; Minoso Scores
b3 4-0 1 --- O CHW W. Dropo T. Brewer -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 4-0 2 --- O CHW B. Kennedy T. Brewer -0% 88% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 4.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' Bob Keegan facing 4-5-6
t4 0-4 0 --- O BOS J. Jensen B. Keegan 2% 90% Flyball: SS
t4 0-4 1 --- BOS N. Zauchin B. Keegan -2% 88% Single to LF
t4 0-4 1 1-- O BOS S. White B. Keegan 2% 90% Flyball: RF
t4 0-4 2 1-- O BOS G. Hatton B. Keegan 2% 91% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Red Sox' Tom Brewer facing 7-8-9
b4 4-0 0 --- O CHW S. Lollar T. Brewer -1% 91% Lineout: SS
b4 4-0 1 --- O CHW C. Carrasquel T. Brewer -1% 90% Flyball: RF
b4 4-0 2 --- O CHW B. Keegan T. Brewer -0% 90% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 4.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' Bob Keegan facing 8-9-1
t5 0-4 0 --- BOS J. Piersall B. Keegan -3% 87% Single to LF
Gene Stephens pinch hits for Tom Brewer (P) batting 9th
t5 0-4 0 1-- O BOS G. Stephens B. Keegan 3% 90% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t5 0-4 1 1-- O BOS B. Goodman B. Keegan 2% 92% Flyball: LF
t5 0-4 2 1-- O BOS B. Klaus B. Keegan 1% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-0, Red Sox' Leo Kiely facing 1-2-3
Leo Kiely replaces Gene Stephens (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-0 0 --- O CHW N. Fox L. Kiely -1% 93% Groundout: P-1B
b5 4-0 1 --- CHW G. Kell L. Kiely 1% 93% Single to SS
b5 4-0 1 1-- O CHW M. Minoso L. Kiely -1% 93% Flyball: RF
b5 4-0 2 1-- O CHW J. Rivera L. Kiely -1% 92% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, White Sox 4.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, White Sox' Bob Keegan facing 3-4-5
t6 0-4 0 --- O BOS T. Williams B. Keegan 2% 94% Flyball: CF
t6 0-4 1 --- O BOS J. Jensen B. Keegan 1% 95% Foul Flyball: 3B
t6 0-4 2 --- R BOS N. Zauchin B. Keegan -4% 90% Home Run
t6 1-4 2 --- BOS S. White B. Keegan -1% 89% Single to P
t6 1-4 2 1-- O BOS G. Hatton B. Keegan 2% 91% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Red Sox' Leo Kiely facing 5-6-7
b6 4-1 0 --- CHW W. Dropo L. Kiely 1% 92% Single to CF
b6 4-1 0 1-- OO CHW B. Kennedy L. Kiely -2% 90% Line Drive Double Play: 2B; Dropo out at 1B/2B-P
b6 4-1 2 --- O CHW S. Lollar L. Kiely -0% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Bob Keegan facing 8-9-1
t7 1-4 0 --- O BOS J. Piersall B. Keegan 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
Eddie Joost pinch hits for Leo Kiely (P) batting 9th
t7 1-4 1 --- O BOS E. Joost B. Keegan 2% 93% Flyball: 2B
t7 1-4 2 --- O BOS B. Goodman B. Keegan 1% 94% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Red Sox' George Susce facing 8-9-1
George Susce replaces Eddie Joost (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-1 0 --- CHW C. Carrasquel G. Susce 1% 95% Single to 3B/Bunt
b7 4-1 0 1-- O CHW B. Keegan G. Susce -0% 95% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Carrasquel to 2B
b7 4-1 1 -2- O CHW N. Fox G. Susce -1% 94% Flyball: CF
b7 4-1 2 -2- O CHW G. Kell G. Susce -1% 93% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Bob Keegan facing 2-3-4
Bob Kennedy moves from RF to 3B
Jim Busby replaces George Kell (3B) playing CF batting 2nd
Jim Rivera moves from CF to RF
t8 1-4 0 --- O BOS B. Klaus B. Keegan 2% 95% Flyball: LF
t8 1-4 1 --- O BOS T. Williams B. Keegan 1% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 1-4 2 --- BOS J. Jensen B. Keegan -1% 95% Single to LF
t8 1-4 2 1-- O BOS N. Zauchin B. Keegan 2% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Red Sox' George Susce facing 3-4-5
b8 4-1 0 --- O CHW M. Minoso G. Susce -0% 97% Lineout: LF
b8 4-1 1 --- O CHW J. Rivera G. Susce -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 4-1 2 --- O CHW W. Dropo G. Susce -0% 97% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Bob Keegan facing 6-7-8
t9 1-4 0 --- BOS S. White B. Keegan -4% 92% Double to CF
t9 1-4 0 -2- O BOS G. Hatton B. Keegan 4% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B; White to 3B
t9 1-4 1 --3 RO BOS J. Piersall B. Keegan 3% 99% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; White Scores
Faye Throneberry pinch hits for George Susce (P) batting 9th
t9 2-4 2 --- O BOS F. Throneberry B. Keegan 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 2, White Sox 4.

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