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Standings
WSH
@BAL
6
0
CLE
@CHW
1
5
BOS
@NYY
2
3
PHI
@CIN
4
10
CHC
@LAD
1
4
PIT
@MLN
3
4
STL
@SFG
4
9
Wednesday, May 27, 1959,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 6,883, Time of Game: 2:21
Indians
1
24-14
 Lost 1 
1st
at White Sox
5
24-16
 Won 1 
2nd, 1 GB
W: Early Wynn (7-3)
L: Gary Bell (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  0
White Sox       0  0  0   0  1  3   0  1  X    5  8  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Piersall CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 .264 .689 -0.061 1.05 0.037 -0.098 -0.5 1 0 CS
   Tito Francona PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .250 .875 0.009 0.27 0.009 0.000 0.3
Ed Fitz Gerald C 4 1 2 0 0 1 .200 .515 0.046 0.52 0.073 -0.027 1.1 6 0 2·2B
Minnie Minoso LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 .291 .840 0.080 1.02 0.135 -0.054 0.4 1 0 2B
Rocky Colavito RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .313 .993 -0.093 0.90 0.026 -0.120 -1.4 3 0 GDP
Vic Power 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 .293 .799 -0.088 0.89 0.000 -0.088 -0.9 8 0 GDP
Jim Baxes 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .864 -0.066 0.87 0.000 -0.066 -0.7 2 2
Woodie Held SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .265 .787 -0.044 0.59 0.000 -0.044 -0.5 2 3
Billy Martin 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .622 -0.021 0.42 0.000 -0.021 -0.2 1 1
   Granny Hamner PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .276 .748 -0.006 0.24 0.000 -0.006 -0.1 0 1
Gary Bell P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .176 .399 -0.055 1.10 0.000 -0.055 -0.5 0 1
   Jim Bolger PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 -0.009 0.33 0.000 -0.009 -0.2
Team Totals 29 1 5 1 2 7 .172 .502 -0.308 0.78 0.280 -0.588 -3.3 24 8
2B: E Fitz Gerald 2 (5, 2 off E Wynn); M Minoso (9, off E Wynn).
TB: E Fitz Gerald 4; M Minoso 3; J Piersall.
GIDP: V Power (6); R Colavito (2).
RBI: M Minoso (25).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Martin-W Held-V Power.
Baserunning
CS: J Piersall (1, 2nd base by E Wynn/S Lollar).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Aparicio SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 .304 .781 -0.085 0.98 0.007 -0.093 -0.4 2 2
Nellie Fox 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .368 .907 0.028 0.90 0.077 -0.050 -0.5 3 6 GDP
Jim Landis CF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .240 .682 -0.073 1.07 0.000 -0.073 -0.9 1 0 SH
Sherm Lollar C 4 1 1 1 0 0 .277 .862 -0.073 0.84 0.016 -0.089 0.3 6 2 HR
Larry Doby RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .197 .557 0.108 1.07 0.169 -0.060 0.3 0 0
   Jim Rivera RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .320 .877 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Earl Torgeson 1B 4 1 2 2 0 1 .271 .881 0.142 0.62 0.183 -0.041 1.7 11 1 HR
Johnny Callison LF 3 1 0 0 1 2 .122 .549 0.003 0.32 0.019 -0.017 -0.3 2 0
Bubba Phillips 3B 3 0 1 1 0 0 .294 .760 0.145 0.85 0.177 -0.032 0.6 2 2 2B
Early Wynn P 1 0 0 0 2 1 .143 .564 -0.002 0.86 0.016 -0.019 0.2 0 2
   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 30 5 8 5 3 6 .267 .833 0.193 0.83 0.664 -0.474 1.1 27 15
2B: B Phillips (11, off G Bell).
HR: E Torgeson (3, off G Bell; 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep CF); S Lollar (7, off G Bell; 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SH: J Landis (6, off G Bell).
TB: E Torgeson 5; S Lollar 4; B Phillips 2; N Fox 2; L Aparicio; L Doby.
GIDP: N Fox (2).
RBI: E Torgeson 2 (20); B Phillips (12); L Doby (6); S Lollar (28).
2-out RBI: E Torgeson 2; B Phillips; L Doby.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. L Aparicio-N Fox-E Torgeson; N Fox-E Torgeson-L Aparicio-N Fox.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gary Bell, L (4-3) 8 8 5 5 3 6 2 3.38 34 49 -0.192 0.83 -1.1
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 3 6 2 5.62 34 49 -0.192 0.83 -1.1

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Early Wynn, W (7-3) 8.1 5 1 1 2 7 0 4.03 29 74 0.261 0.78 2.0
Gerry Staley, S (2) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.89 2 2 0 0.047 0.77 1.4
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 2 7 0 1.00 31 74 2 0 0.308 0.78 3.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Paparella, 1B - Frank Umont, 2B - Ed Runge, 3B - Frank Tabacchi.
Time of Game: 2:21.
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 Larry Doby RF
6 Jim Baxes 3B 6 Earl Torgeson 1B
7 Woodie Held SS 7 Johnny Callison LF
8 Billy Martin 2B 8 Bubba Phillips 3B
9 Gary Bell P 9 Early Wynn P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 2-1 2 1-- RR CHW E. Torgeson G. Bell 18% 90% Home Run (Deep CF); Doby Scores
b5 0-1 2 1-- R CHW B. Phillips G. Bell 18% 55% Double to CF; Callison Scores
b6 1-1 2 -2- R CHW L. Doby G. Bell 17% 72% Single to RF; Fox Scores
t1 0-0 1 -2- R CLE M. Minoso E. Wynn -10% 38% Double to CF; Fitz Gerald Scores
t4 1-0 0 1-- OO CLE R. Colavito E. Wynn 7% 41% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B

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' Early Wynn facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall E. Wynn 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE E. Fitz Gerald E. Wynn -4% 48% Double to CF
t1 0-0 1 -2- R CLE M. Minoso E. Wynn -10% 38% Double to CF; Fitz Gerald Scores
t1 1-0 1 -2- O CLE R. Colavito E. Wynn 3% 41% Strikeout
t1 1-0 2 -2- O CLE V. Power E. Wynn 3% 44% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Gary Bell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CHW L. Aparicio G. Bell -2% 42% Flyball: LF
b1 0-1 1 --- CHW N. Fox G. Bell 3% 44% Single to LF
b1 0-1 1 1-- O CHW J. Landis G. Bell -3% 42% Strikeout
b1 0-1 2 1-- O CHW S. Lollar G. Bell -2% 39% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Early Wynn facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O CLE J. Baxes E. Wynn 2% 41% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t2 1-0 1 --- O CLE W. Held E. Wynn 1% 43% Flyball: SS
t2 1-0 2 --- O CLE B. Martin E. Wynn 1% 44% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Gary Bell facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O CHW L. Doby G. Bell -3% 41% Flyball: RF
b2 0-1 1 --- O CHW E. Torgeson G. Bell -2% 39% Strikeout
b2 0-1 2 --- O CHW J. Callison G. Bell -1% 38% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Early Wynn facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O CLE G. Bell E. Wynn 2% 40% Groundout: P-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- O CLE J. Piersall E. Wynn 2% 42% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald E. Wynn 1% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Gary Bell facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- O CHW B. Phillips G. Bell -3% 40% Flyball: 3B
b3 0-1 1 --- O CHW E. Wynn G. Bell -2% 38% Strikeout
b3 0-1 2 --- O CHW L. Aparicio G. Bell -1% 37% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Early Wynn facing 3-4-5
t4 1-0 0 --- CLE M. Minoso E. Wynn -4% 34% Single to CF
t4 1-0 0 1-- OO CLE R. Colavito E. Wynn 7% 41% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t4 1-0 2 --- O CLE V. Power E. Wynn 1% 42% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Gary Bell facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- O CHW N. Fox G. Bell -3% 39% Flyball: RF
b4 0-1 1 --- O CHW J. Landis G. Bell -2% 37% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-1 2 --- O CHW S. Lollar G. Bell -1% 36% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Early Wynn facing 6-7-8
t5 1-0 0 --- O CLE J. Baxes E. Wynn 2% 38% Flyball: 2B
t5 1-0 1 --- O CLE W. Held E. Wynn 2% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-0 2 --- O CLE B. Martin E. Wynn 1% 41% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Gary Bell facing 5-6-7
b5 0-1 0 --- O CHW L. Doby G. Bell -3% 37% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-1 1 --- O CHW E. Torgeson G. Bell -2% 35% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 0-1 2 --- CHW J. Callison G. Bell 2% 37% Walk
b5 0-1 2 1-- R CHW B. Phillips G. Bell 18% 55% Double to CF; Callison Scores
b5 1-1 2 -2- CHW E. Wynn G. Bell 1% 56% Walk
b5 1-1 2 12- O CHW L. Aparicio G. Bell -6% 50% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 1.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Early Wynn facing 9-1-2
t6 1-1 0 --- O CLE G. Bell E. Wynn 3% 53% Strikeout
t6 1-1 1 --- CLE J. Piersall E. Wynn -4% 50% Single to CF
t6 1-1 1 1-- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald E. Wynn 6% 56% Piersall Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t6 1-1 2 --- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald E. Wynn 2% 57% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Indians' Gary Bell facing 2-3-4
b6 1-1 0 --- CHW N. Fox G. Bell 5% 62% Single to CF
b6 1-1 0 1-- O CHW J. Landis G. Bell -2% 60% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Fox to 2B
b6 1-1 1 -2- O CHW S. Lollar G. Bell -5% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 1-1 2 -2- R CHW L. Doby G. Bell 17% 72% Single to RF; Fox Scores
b6 2-1 2 1-- RR CHW E. Torgeson G. Bell 18% 90% Home Run (Deep CF); Doby Scores
b6 4-1 2 --- O CHW J. Callison G. Bell -0% 90% Strikeout
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Early Wynn facing 3-4-5
t7 1-4 0 --- O CLE M. Minoso E. Wynn 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 1-4 1 --- CLE R. Colavito E. Wynn -3% 90% Walk
t7 1-4 1 1-- OO CLE V. Power E. Wynn 5% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B-SS-2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Indians' Gary Bell facing 8-9-1
b7 4-1 0 --- O CHW B. Phillips G. Bell -1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 4-1 1 --- CHW E. Wynn G. Bell 1% 95% Walk
b7 4-1 1 1-- CHW L. Aparicio G. Bell 1% 95% Single to 3B/Bunt; Wynn to 2B
b7 4-1 1 12- OO CHW N. Fox G. Bell -2% 93% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 4.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-4, White Sox' Early Wynn facing 6-7-8
t8 1-4 0 --- O CLE J. Baxes E. Wynn 2% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-4 1 --- O CLE W. Held E. Wynn 1% 97% Strikeout
Granny Hamner pinch hits for Billy Martin (2B) batting 8th
t8 1-4 2 --- O CLE G. Hamner E. Wynn 1% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 4.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Indians' Gary Bell facing 3-4-5
Granny Hamner moves from PH to 2B
b8 4-1 0 --- O CHW J. Landis G. Bell -0% 97% Flyball: 1B
b8 4-1 1 --- R CHW S. Lollar G. Bell 2% 99% Home Run (Deep LF)
b8 5-1 1 --- O CHW L. Doby G. Bell -0% 99% Flyball: SS
b8 5-1 2 --- CHW E. Torgeson G. Bell 0% 99% Single to 2B
b8 5-1 2 1-- O CHW J. Callison G. Bell -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 5.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-5, White Sox' Early Wynn facing 9-1-2
Jim Rivera replaces Larry Doby playing RF batting 5th
Jim Bolger pinch hits for Gary Bell (P) batting 9th
t9 1-5 0 --- O CLE J. Bolger E. Wynn 1% 99% Flyball: LF
Tito Francona pinch hits for Jim Piersall (CF) batting 1st
t9 1-5 1 --- CLE T. Francona E. Wynn -1% 99% Walk
t9 1-5 1 1-- CLE E. Fitz Gerald E. Wynn -3% 95% Double to LF; Francona to 3B
Gerry Staley replaces Early Wynn pitching and batting 9th
t9 1-5 1 -23 O CLE M. Minoso G. Staley 3% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 1-5 2 -23 O CLE R. Colavito G. Staley 1% 100% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, White Sox 5.

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