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Standings
WSH
@BAL
5
6
CLE
@CHW
3
0
DET
@KCA
9
5
BOS
@NYY
12
2
PHI
@CIN
1
2
PIT
@MLN
0
1
 
(13)
LAD
@SFG
4
6
Tuesday, May 26, 1959,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 40,018, Time of Game: 2:28
Indians
3
24-13
 Won 1 
1st
at White Sox
0
23-16
 Lost 3 
2nd, 2 GB
W: Don Ferrarese (4-2)
L: Dick Donovan (2-3)
S: Jim Perry (4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  2  0   1  0  0    3  7  0
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Piersall CF 3 0 1 1 1 0 .262 .689 0.095 0.99 0.131 -0.036 0.6 5 0 2B
Ed Fitz Gerald C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .182 .456 -0.096 0.92 0.000 -0.096 -1.1 7 1
Minnie Minoso LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .285 .829 -0.058 0.57 0.000 -0.058 -0.7 2 1
Rocky Colavito RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .320 1.009 -0.057 0.57 0.000 -0.057 -0.6 0 0
Vic Power 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .299 .814 -0.041 0.36 0.000 -0.041 -0.6 9 0 2B
Jim Baxes 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .917 -0.058 0.57 0.000 -0.058 -0.7 0 3
Woodie Held SS 4 2 2 0 0 0 .272 .807 0.045 0.79 0.072 -0.027 0.3 0 3
Billy Martin 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .633 -0.082 1.05 0.000 -0.082 -0.8 4 1
Don Ferrarese P 3 1 3 2 0 0 .375 1.000 0.263 0.88 0.263 0.000 2.3 0 0 3·2B
   Jim Perry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 7 3 1 3 .212 .599 0.011 0.73 0.466 -0.455 -1.3 27 9
2B: J Piersall (9, off D Donovan); D Ferrarese 3 (4, 3 off D Donovan); V Power (12, off G Staley).
TB: D Ferrarese 6; J Piersall 2; V Power 2; W Held 2.
RBI: D Ferrarese 2 (4); J Piersall (12).
2-out RBI: D Ferrarese 2; J Piersall.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Held-B Martin-V Power.
Outfield Assists: M Minoso (D Ennis at 2nd base).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: W Held (1st base by D Donovan).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Aparicio SS 3 0 2 0 1 0 .305 .788 0.022 0.97 0.109 -0.088 0.1 1 5 SB,CS
Nellie Fox 2B 2 0 1 0 1 0 .365 .905 0.013 1.32 0.084 -0.071 0.1 2 3 SH
Jim Landis CF 3 0 0 0 1 2 .245 .695 -0.140 1.50 0.043 -0.182 -1.0 3 0 GDP
Sherm Lollar C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .277 .851 -0.068 1.00 0.020 -0.088 -0.8 3 0
Del Ennis LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .244 .658 -0.095 1.11 0.000 -0.095 -0.8 2 1
Al Smith RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .635 -0.089 1.14 0.000 -0.089 -0.7 2 0
   Billy Goodman PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .265 .669 -0.012 0.48 0.000 -0.012 -0.2
Earl Torgeson 1B 2 0 0 0 2 1 .258 .830 0.069 0.63 0.084 -0.015 0.4 12 0
Bubba Phillips 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .293 .754 -0.100 1.50 0.000 -0.100 -0.8 2 4
Dick Donovan P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .158 .568 -0.057 1.18 0.000 -0.057 -0.4 0 0
   Larry Doby PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .194 .560 -0.030 1.05 0.000 -0.030 -0.3
   Gerry Staley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 27 0 4 0 6 7 .148 .451 -0.487 1.11 0.340 -0.827 -4.3 27 13
SH: N Fox (5, off J Perry).
TB: L Aparicio 2; N Fox; D Ennis.
GIDP: J Landis (2).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
E: D Donovan (2).
Outfield Assists: D Ennis (V Power at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: L Aparicio (13, 2nd base off D Ferrarese/E Fitz Gerald).
CS: L Aparicio (4, 2nd base by D Ferrarese/E Fitz Gerald).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Ferrarese, W (4-2) 6.1 3 0 0 6 4 0 3.43 25 65 0.344 1.13 2.9
Jim Perry, S (4) 2.2 1 0 0 0 3 0 4.58 9 1 0 0.145 1.02 1.5
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 6 7 0 0.00 34 65 1 0 0.489 1.11 4.3

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Donovan, L (2-3) 7 6 3 3 1 3 0 4.02 28 55 -0.033 0.86 0.4
Gerry Staley 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.91 6 0 0 0.021 0.11 1.0
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 1 3 0 3.00 34 55 0 0 -0.012 0.73 1.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: D Donovan (0; W Held, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Tabacchi, 1B - Joe Paparella, 2B - Frank Umont, 3B - Ed Runge.
Time of Game: 2:28.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Chicago White Sox
1 Jim Piersall CF 1 Luis Aparicio SS
2 Ed Fitz Gerald C 2 Nellie Fox 2B
3 Minnie Minoso LF 3 Jim Landis CF
4 Rocky Colavito RF 4 Sherm Lollar C
5 Vic Power 1B 5 Del Ennis LF
6 Jim Baxes 3B 6 Al Smith RF
7 Woodie Held SS 7 Earl Torgeson 1B
8 Billy Martin 2B 8 Bubba Phillips 3B
9 Don Ferrarese P 9 Dick Donovan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 0-0 2 -2- R CLE D. Ferrarese D. Donovan 15% 63% Double to CF (Deep CF-RF); Held Scores
t5 1-0 2 -2- R CLE J. Piersall D. Donovan 12% 75% Double to RF; Ferrarese Scores
b6 0-2 0 1-- OO CHW J. Landis D. Ferrarese 12% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t7 2-0 2 1-- R CLE D. Ferrarese D. Donovan 9% 90% Double to CF; Held Scores
b6 0-2 0 --- CHW N. Fox D. Ferrarese -6% 69% Single to 3B

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' Dick Donovan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall D. Donovan -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald D. Donovan -2% 46% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE M. Minoso D. Donovan -1% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Don Ferrarese facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW L. Aparicio D. Ferrarese -4% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CHW N. Fox D. Ferrarese 6% 47% Aparicio Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b1 0-0 1 --- CHW N. Fox D. Ferrarese -2% 45% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CHW J. Landis D. Ferrarese 3% 48% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CHW S. Lollar D. Ferrarese 2% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito D. Donovan -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O CLE V. Power D. Donovan -2% 46% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t2 0-0 2 --- O CLE J. Baxes D. Donovan -1% 45% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Don Ferrarese facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CHW D. Ennis D. Ferrarese 2% 47% Flyball: 1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O CHW A. Smith D. Ferrarese 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 2 --- O CHW E. Torgeson D. Ferrarese 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O CLE W. Held D. Donovan -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Martin D. Donovan -2% 46% Flyball: SS
t3 0-0 2 --- CLE D. Ferrarese D. Donovan 3% 48% Double to CF
t3 0-0 2 -2- CLE J. Piersall D. Donovan 1% 49% Walk
t3 0-0 2 12- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald D. Donovan -5% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Don Ferrarese facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O CHW B. Phillips D. Ferrarese 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O CHW D. Donovan D. Ferrarese 2% 49% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 --- CHW L. Aparicio D. Ferrarese -1% 47% Single to CF
b3 0-0 2 1-- CHW N. Fox D. Ferrarese -1% 46% Aparicio Steals 2B
b3 0-0 2 -2- O CHW N. Fox D. Ferrarese 4% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- O CLE M. Minoso D. Donovan -3% 47% Strikeout
t4 0-0 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito D. Donovan -2% 45% Strikeout
t4 0-0 2 --- O CLE V. Power D. Donovan -1% 44% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Don Ferrarese facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- CHW J. Landis D. Ferrarese -4% 40% Walk
b4 0-0 0 1-- O CHW S. Lollar D. Ferrarese 4% 44% Flyball: CF
b4 0-0 1 1-- O CHW D. Ennis D. Ferrarese 2% 45% Single to LF; Landis to 3B; Ennis out at 2B/LF-3B-2B
b4 0-0 2 --3 O CHW A. Smith D. Ferrarese 5% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, White Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Baxes D. Donovan -3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- CLE W. Held D. Donovan 3% 50% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t5 0-0 1 1-- CLE B. Martin D. Donovan 2% 53% Held Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Held to 2B
t5 0-0 1 -2- O CLE B. Martin D. Donovan -5% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-0 2 -2- R CLE D. Ferrarese D. Donovan 15% 63% Double to CF (Deep CF-RF); Held Scores
t5 1-0 2 -2- R CLE J. Piersall D. Donovan 12% 75% Double to RF; Ferrarese Scores
t5 2-0 2 -2- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald D. Donovan -3% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 2, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Don Ferrarese facing 7-8-9
b5 0-2 0 --- CHW E. Torgeson D. Ferrarese -5% 67% Walk
b5 0-2 0 1-- O CHW B. Phillips D. Ferrarese 5% 72% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b5 0-2 1 1-- O CHW D. Donovan D. Ferrarese 4% 76% Strikeout
b5 0-2 2 1-- O CHW L. Aparicio D. Ferrarese 3% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, White Sox 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 3-4-5
t6 2-0 0 --- O CLE M. Minoso D. Donovan -2% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 2-0 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito D. Donovan -1% 76% Strikeout
t6 2-0 2 --- O CLE V. Power D. Donovan -1% 75% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Don Ferrarese facing 2-3-4
b6 0-2 0 --- CHW N. Fox D. Ferrarese -6% 69% Single to 3B
b6 0-2 0 1-- OO CHW J. Landis D. Ferrarese 12% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b6 0-2 2 --- CHW S. Lollar D. Ferrarese -2% 79% Walk
b6 0-2 2 1-- O CHW D. Ennis D. Ferrarese 3% 82% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, White Sox 0.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Dick Donovan facing 6-7-8
t7 2-0 0 --- O CLE J. Baxes D. Donovan -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-0 1 --- CLE W. Held D. Donovan 2% 83% Single to CF
t7 2-0 1 1-- O CLE B. Martin D. Donovan -2% 81% Flyball: LF
t7 2-0 2 1-- R CLE D. Ferrarese D. Donovan 9% 90% Double to CF; Held Scores
t7 3-0 2 -2- O CLE J. Piersall D. Donovan -1% 88% Fielder's Choice 3B unassisted; Ferrarese out at 3B/3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Don Ferrarese facing 6-7-8
b7 0-3 0 --- O CHW A. Smith D. Ferrarese 3% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 0-3 1 --- CHW E. Torgeson D. Ferrarese -3% 88% Walk
Jim Perry replaces Don Ferrarese pitching and batting 9th
b7 0-3 1 1-- O CHW B. Phillips J. Perry 3% 90% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Torgeson to 2B
Larry Doby pinch hits for Dick Donovan (P) batting 9th
b7 0-3 2 -2- O CHW L. Doby J. Perry 3% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, White Sox 0.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Gerry Staley facing 2-3-4
Gerry Staley replaces Larry Doby (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-0 0 --- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald G. Staley -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 3-0 1 --- O CLE M. Minoso G. Staley -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 3-0 2 --- O CLE R. Colavito G. Staley -0% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Jim Perry facing 1-2-3
b8 0-3 0 --- CHW L. Aparicio J. Perry -5% 87% Single to RF
b8 0-3 0 1-- O CHW N. Fox J. Perry 3% 91% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Aparicio to 2B
b8 0-3 1 -2- O CHW J. Landis J. Perry 4% 94% Strikeout
b8 0-3 2 -2- O CHW S. Lollar J. Perry 3% 97% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, White Sox 0.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Gerry Staley facing 5-6-7
t9 3-0 0 --- O CLE V. Power G. Staley -0% 97% Double to LF; Power out at 3B/LF-3B
t9 3-0 1 --- O CLE J. Baxes G. Staley -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 3-0 2 --- O CLE W. Held G. Staley -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Jim Perry facing 5-6-7
b9 0-3 0 --- O CHW D. Ennis J. Perry 2% 98% Flyball: CF
Billy Goodman pinch hits for Al Smith (RF) batting 6th
b9 0-3 1 --- O CHW B. Goodman J. Perry 1% 100% Strikeout
b9 0-3 2 --- O CHW E. Torgeson J. Perry 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, White Sox 0.

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