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DET
@CHW
7
1
Thursday, September 25, 1958,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 709, Time of Game: 2:17
Tigers
7
76-75
 Won 1 
3rd, 14 GB
at White Sox
1
80-71
 Lost 1 
2nd, 10 GB
W: Jim Bunning (14-11)
L: Dick Donovan (15-14)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  3  0   2  0  0   1  0  1    7 13  0
White Sox       0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  6  3

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Frank Bolling 2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 .268 .715 0.070 0.54 0.083 -0.013 1.5 5 3
Harvey Kuenn CF 4 0 1 2 0 0 .316 .811 0.013 0.79 0.098 -0.084 -0.3 5 0 SF,GDP
Al Kaline RF 3 0 2 1 0 0 .312 .856 0.060 0.58 0.073 -0.013 1.3 2 0 2B,HBP
   Johnny Groth PR-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .748 -0.002 0.09 0.000 -0.002 -0.3 0 0
Gail Harris 1B 4 1 1 1 1 0 .277 .823 -0.020 0.56 0.015 -0.036 -0.0 4 0 HR
Billy Martin 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 .261 .632 -0.062 0.46 0.007 -0.069 -1.1 2 1 CS
Charlie Maxwell LF 4 1 2 0 1 2 .272 .795 -0.006 0.32 0.023 -0.029 0.5 2 0 3B
Red Wilson C 4 1 1 1 0 0 .304 .768 0.019 0.31 0.034 -0.015 -0.4 6 0 SF
Coot Veal SS 4 2 1 0 0 0 .266 .648 0.103 0.50 0.110 -0.007 0.9 1 2 2B
Jim Bunning P 3 1 1 1 1 1 .189 .437 0.106 0.67 0.125 -0.019 0.8 0 0
Team Totals 37 7 13 6 3 3 .351 .936 0.281 0.52 0.568 -0.287 2.8 27 6
2B: C Veal (10, off D Donovan); A Kaline (34, off D Donovan).
3B: C Maxwell (4, off B Shaw).
HR: G Harris (20, off T Qualters; 9th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SF: H Kuenn (4, off D Donovan); R Wilson (3, off B Shaw).
HBP: A Kaline (2, by B Shaw).
TB: C Maxwell 4; G Harris 4; A Kaline 3; F Bolling 3; C Veal 2; R Wilson; B Martin; J Bunning; H Kuenn.
GIDP: H Kuenn (14).
RBI: H Kuenn 2 (52); G Harris (81); R Wilson (29); A Kaline (80); J Bunning (3).
2-out RBI: A Kaline; H Kuenn.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Veal-F Bolling-G Harris; B Martin-F Bolling-G Harris.
Baserunning
CS: B Martin (3, 2nd base by H Trosky/E Battey).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim McAnany RF 4 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 -0.056 0.57 0.000 -0.056 -0.8 3 0
Nellie Fox 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .300 .708 0.007 0.42 0.031 -0.023 0.1 1 2
Billy Goodman 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .711 0.011 0.54 0.036 -0.025 -0.3 0 3 HBP
Earl Battey C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .745 -0.100 0.65 0.000 -0.100 -1.4 4 1 GDP
Ron Jackson 1B 3 1 1 1 1 1 .233 .752 0.032 0.40 0.054 -0.022 0.9 12 0 HR
Bubba Phillips CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .275 .686 0.007 0.45 0.033 -0.026 0.2 2 0 2B
Johnny Callison LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .309 .818 0.066 0.48 0.083 -0.016 0.3 1 0
Sammy Esposito SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 .217 .610 -0.070 1.08 0.014 -0.083 -0.5 3 3
Dick Donovan P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .113 .341 -0.015 0.60 0.000 -0.015 -0.1 0 1
   Hal Trosky P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ray Boone PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .710 -0.089 1.68 0.000 -0.089 -1.1 GDP
   Bob Shaw P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .423 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   John Romano PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.013 0.60 0.000 -0.013 -0.3
   Tom Qualters P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Team Totals 31 1 6 1 2 5 .194 .587 -0.220 0.59 0.251 -0.468 -3.2 27 11
2B: B Phillips (9, off J Bunning).
HR: R Jackson (7, off J Bunning; 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
HBP: B Goodman (2, by J Bunning).
TB: R Jackson 4; B Phillips 3; N Fox 2; J Callison.
GIDP: R Boone (9); E Battey (3).
RBI: R Jackson (18).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 3. E Battey-S Esposito; T Qualters-R Jackson; N Fox-S Esposito-R Jackson.
E: B Phillips (7); S Esposito 2 (5).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Bunning, W (14-11) 9 6 1 1 2 5 1 3.46 34 74 0.220 0.59 3.2
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 2 5 1 1.00 34 74 0.220 0.59 3.2

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Donovan, L (15-14) 4 8 5 3 1 2 0 3.01 22 31 -0.284 0.82 -3.1
Hal Trosky 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.009 0.17 0.5
Bob Shaw 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 4.93 14 0 0 -0.003 0.24 0.4
Tom Qualters 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 4.20 4 0 0 -0.003 0.01 -0.5
Team Totals 9 13 7 5 3 3 1 5.00 43 31 0 0 -0.281 0.52 -2.8
Balks: None.
WP: D Donovan (2).
HBP: B Shaw (2; A Kaline); J Bunning (10; B Goodman).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Charlie Berry, 1B - Frank Umont, 2B - Red Flaherty, 3B - Bill McKinley.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Chicago White Sox
1 Frank Bolling 2B 1 Jim McAnany RF
2 Harvey Kuenn CF 2 Nellie Fox 2B
3 Al Kaline RF 3 Billy Goodman 3B
4 Gail Harris 1B 4 Earl Battey C
5 Billy Martin 3B 5 Ron Jackson 1B
6 Charlie Maxwell LF 6 Bubba Phillips CF
7 Red Wilson C 7 Johnny Callison LF
8 Coot Veal SS 8 Sammy Esposito SS
9 Jim Bunning P 9 Dick Donovan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 0-0 1 -23 RR DET J. Bunning D. Donovan 12% 71% Single to LF; Wilson Scores; Veal Scores/Adv on E6 (throw)/No RBI
t2 0-0 1 1-- DET C. Veal D. Donovan 9% 59% Double to CF; Wilson to 3B
b5 1-5 1 1-3 OO CHW R. Boone J. Bunning 9% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 12- OO CHW E. Battey J. Bunning 8% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b5 1-5 0 1-- CHW J. Callison J. Bunning -8% 78% Single to RF; Phillips to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- DET F. Bolling D. Donovan 4% 54% Reached on E8 (Fly Ball); Bolling to 1B
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO DET H. Kuenn D. Donovan -7% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- DET A. Kaline D. Donovan 2% 49% Double to RF
t1 0-0 2 -2- DET G. Harris D. Donovan 0% 49% Wild Pitch; Kaline to 3B
t1 0-0 2 --3 DET G. Harris D. Donovan 1% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O DET B. Martin D. Donovan -5% 45% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CHW J. McAnany J. Bunning 2% 48% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- CHW N. Fox J. Bunning -2% 45% Single to P
b1 0-0 1 1-- CHW B. Goodman J. Bunning -4% 42% Hit By Pitch; Fox to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- OO CHW E. Battey J. Bunning 8% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O DET C. Maxwell D. Donovan -2% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- DET R. Wilson D. Donovan 3% 50% Single to CF
t2 0-0 1 1-- DET C. Veal D. Donovan 9% 59% Double to CF; Wilson to 3B
t2 0-0 1 -23 RR DET J. Bunning D. Donovan 12% 71% Single to LF; Wilson Scores; Veal Scores/Adv on E6 (throw)/No RBI
t2 2-0 1 1-- O DET F. Bolling D. Donovan -1% 70% Groundout: SS-1B; Bunning to 2B
t2 2-0 2 -2- R DET H. Kuenn D. Donovan 8% 78% Single to RF; Bunning Scores
t2 3-0 2 1-- O DET A. Kaline D. Donovan -1% 77% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 5-6-7
b2 0-3 0 --- O CHW R. Jackson J. Bunning 2% 79% Strikeout
b2 0-3 1 --- O CHW B. Phillips J. Bunning 1% 80% Lineout: RF
b2 0-3 2 --- O CHW J. Callison J. Bunning 1% 81% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 4-5-6
t3 3-0 0 --- O DET G. Harris D. Donovan -1% 80% Foul Flyball: 1B
t3 3-0 1 --- O DET B. Martin D. Donovan -1% 79% Flyball: CF
t3 3-0 2 --- DET C. Maxwell D. Donovan 1% 80% Single to LF
t3 3-0 2 1-- O DET R. Wilson D. Donovan -1% 78% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 8-9-1
b3 0-3 0 --- O CHW S. Esposito J. Bunning 2% 81% Foul Flyball: C
b3 0-3 1 --- O CHW D. Donovan J. Bunning 1% 82% Foul Flyball: 3B
b3 0-3 2 --- O CHW J. McAnany J. Bunning 1% 83% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 3, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 8-9-1
t4 3-0 0 --- DET C. Veal D. Donovan 2% 85% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Veal to 1B
t4 3-0 0 1-- O DET J. Bunning D. Donovan -2% 83% Strikeout
t4 3-0 1 1-- DET F. Bolling D. Donovan 4% 87% Single to LF; Veal to 3B
t4 3-0 1 1-3 RO DET H. Kuenn D. Donovan 2% 89% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Veal Scores/unER; Bolling to 2B
t4 4-0 2 -2- R DET A. Kaline D. Donovan 4% 93% Single to LF; Bolling Scores/unER
t4 5-0 2 1-- O DET G. Harris D. Donovan -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 2-3-4
b4 0-5 0 --- O CHW N. Fox J. Bunning 1% 93% Flyball: CF
b4 0-5 1 --- O CHW B. Goodman J. Bunning 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-5 2 --- O CHW E. Battey J. Bunning 0% 95% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, White Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-0, White Sox' Hal Trosky facing 5-6-7
Hal Trosky replaces Dick Donovan pitching and batting 9th
t5 5-0 0 --- DET B. Martin H. Trosky 1% 95% Single to LF
t5 5-0 0 1-- OO DET C. Maxwell H. Trosky -1% 94% Double Play: Strikeout, Martin Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t5 5-0 2 --- O DET R. Wilson H. Trosky -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 5-6-7
b5 0-5 0 --- R CHW R. Jackson J. Bunning -4% 89% Home Run
b5 1-5 0 --- CHW B. Phillips J. Bunning -3% 86% Single to LF
b5 1-5 0 1-- CHW J. Callison J. Bunning -8% 78% Single to RF; Phillips to 3B
b5 1-5 0 1-3 O CHW S. Esposito J. Bunning 6% 84% Foul Flyball: 3B
Ray Boone pinch hits for Hal Trosky (P) batting 9th
b5 1-5 1 1-3 OO CHW R. Boone J. Bunning 9% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, White Sox 1.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-1, White Sox' Bob Shaw facing 8-9-1
Bob Shaw replaces Ray Boone (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 5-1 0 --- O DET C. Veal B. Shaw -1% 92% Foul Flyball: C
t6 5-1 1 --- DET J. Bunning B. Shaw 1% 93% Walk
t6 5-1 1 1-- DET F. Bolling B. Shaw 1% 94% Single to RF; Bunning to 2B
t6 5-1 1 12- O DET H. Kuenn B. Shaw -1% 93% Flyball: RF
t6 5-1 2 12- DET A. Kaline B. Shaw 1% 93% Hit By Pitch; Bunning to 3B; Bolling to 2B; Kaline to 1B
Johnny Groth pinch runs for Al Kaline (RF) batting 3rd
t6 5-1 2 123 O DET G. Harris B. Shaw -2% 92% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 5, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-5, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 1-2-3
Johnny Groth moves from PR to RF
b6 1-5 0 --- O CHW J. McAnany J. Bunning 2% 93% Strikeout
b6 1-5 1 --- O CHW N. Fox J. Bunning 1% 94% Flyball: CF
b6 1-5 2 --- O CHW B. Goodman J. Bunning 1% 95% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, White Sox 1.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-1, White Sox' Bob Shaw facing 5-6-7
t7 5-1 0 --- O DET B. Martin B. Shaw -0% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 5-1 1 --- DET C. Maxwell B. Shaw 2% 96% Triple to RF
t7 5-1 1 --3 RO DET R. Wilson B. Shaw 1% 97% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Maxwell Scores
t7 6-1 2 --- O DET C. Veal B. Shaw -0% 97% Lineout: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-6, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 4-5-6
b7 1-6 0 --- O CHW E. Battey J. Bunning 1% 98% Flyball: CF
b7 1-6 1 --- CHW R. Jackson J. Bunning -1% 97% Walk
b7 1-6 1 1-- O CHW B. Phillips J. Bunning 1% 98% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Phillips to 1B
b7 1-6 2 1-- O CHW J. Callison J. Bunning 1% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 6, White Sox 1.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-1, White Sox' Bob Shaw facing 9-1-2
t8 6-1 0 --- O DET J. Bunning B. Shaw -0% 98% Flyball: 1B
t8 6-1 1 --- DET F. Bolling B. Shaw 0% 99% Single to CF
t8 6-1 1 1-- O DET H. Kuenn B. Shaw -0% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Bolling to 2B
t8 6-1 2 -2- O DET J. Groth B. Shaw -0% 98% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 6, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-6, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 8-9-1
b8 1-6 0 --- CHW S. Esposito J. Bunning -1% 97% Walk
John Romano pinch hits for Bob Shaw (P) batting 9th
b8 1-6 0 1-- O CHW J. Romano J. Bunning 1% 98% Flyball: 2B
b8 1-6 1 1-- O CHW J. McAnany J. Bunning 1% 99% Flyball: 2B
b8 1-6 2 1-- CHW N. Fox J. Bunning -1% 98% Single to RF; Esposito to 2B
b8 1-6 2 12- O CHW B. Goodman J. Bunning 1% 99% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 6, White Sox 1.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-1, White Sox' Tom Qualters facing 4-5-6
Tom Qualters replaces John Romano (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 6-1 0 --- R DET G. Harris T. Qualters 0% 100% Home Run
t9 7-1 0 --- O DET B. Martin T. Qualters -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 7-1 1 --- DET C. Maxwell T. Qualters 0% 100% Walk
t9 7-1 1 1-- OO DET R. Wilson T. Qualters -0% 100% Line Drive Double Play: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 7, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-7, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 4-5-6
b9 1-7 0 --- O CHW E. Battey J. Bunning 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 1-7 1 --- O CHW R. Jackson J. Bunning 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b9 1-7 2 --- CHW B. Phillips J. Bunning -0% 100% Double to CF
b9 1-7 2 -2- O CHW J. Callison J. Bunning 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, White Sox 1.

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