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Series
Results
LAD
@CHW
0
11
LAD
@CHW
4
3
CHW
@LAD
1
3
CHW
@LAD
4
5
CHW
@LAD
1
0
LAD
@CHW
9
3
Friday, October 2, 1959,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 47,368, Time of Game: 2:21
Dodgers
4
at White Sox
3
W: Johnny Podres (1-0)
L: Bob Shaw (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Dodgers         0  0  0   0  1  0   3  0  0    4  9  1
White Sox       2  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    3  8  0
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Gilliam 3B 4 1 1 0 1 0 .250 .583 -0.051 0.86 0.039 -0.090 -0.5 1 1 SB
Charlie Neal 2B 5 2 2 3 0 0 .444 1.556 0.386 0.89 0.453 -0.066 2.2 2 4 2·HR
Wally Moon LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .286 .661 -0.001 0.54 0.030 -0.031 0.1 1 1 SB
Duke Snider CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .167 .452 -0.046 0.89 0.016 -0.063 -0.4 1 0
   Don Demeter CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Norm Larker RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .286 -0.100 1.27 0.000 -0.100 -0.9 4 0
   Larry Sherry P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.012 0.47 0.000 -0.012 -0.2 1 1
Gil Hodges 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .500 -0.066 0.67 0.000 -0.066 -0.6 10 1
John Roseboro C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .125 .250 -0.051 0.76 0.014 -0.065 -0.4 6 0
Maury Wills SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 .286 .571 -0.059 0.80 0.013 -0.072 -0.5 1 6
Johnny Podres P 2 0 1 0 0 0 .500 1.000 -0.002 0.96 0.027 -0.028 0.0 0 0
   Chuck Essegian PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 .500 2.500 0.207 0.80 0.207 0.000 1.0 HR
   Ron Fairly RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.012 0.48 0.000 -0.012 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 36 4 9 4 2 4 .250 .789 0.193 0.81 0.799 -0.605 -0.3 27 14
HR: C Neal 2 (2, 2 off B Shaw; 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF; 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep CF); C Essegian (1, off B Shaw; 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
TB: C Neal 8; C Essegian 4; J Podres; W Moon; D Snider; J Gilliam; J Roseboro; M Wills.
RBI: C Neal 3 (3); C Essegian (1).
2-out RBI: C Neal 3; C Essegian.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
E: M Wills (1).
Outfield Assists: W Moon (S Lollar at home plate).
Baserunning
SB: J Gilliam (1, 2nd base off T Lown/S Lollar); W Moon (1, 2nd base off B Shaw/S Lollar).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Aparicio SS 5 1 2 0 0 0 .200 .500 -0.051 1.21 0.069 -0.120 0.1 3 1 2B
Nellie Fox 2B 4 0 0 0 1 0 .125 .550 -0.086 1.03 0.013 -0.099 -0.4 0 5
Jim Landis CF 3 1 0 0 1 1 .429 .929 -0.046 0.99 0.019 -0.066 -0.5 2 0
Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .500 1.750 0.070 1.19 0.100 -0.030 0.1 9 0
   Earl Torgeson PR-1B 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Sherm Lollar C 4 0 2 1 0 1 .286 .536 0.186 1.22 0.207 -0.021 1.3 4 0
Al Smith LF 3 0 1 1 1 0 .429 1.357 0.089 1.50 0.110 -0.020 0.6 2 0 2B
Bubba Phillips 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .333 1.000 -0.006 0.77 0.040 -0.045 -0.2 2 0 2B
   Billy Goodman PH-3B 1 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .667 -0.175 4.16 0.000 -0.175 -0.6 0 0
Jim McAnany RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.057 0.78 0.000 -0.057 -0.8 3 0
   Jim Rivera RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.111 4.08 0.000 -0.111 -0.4 2 0
Bob Shaw P 3 0 1 0 0 1 .333 .667 -0.032 0.75 0.016 -0.048 -0.3 0 1
   Turk Lown P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Norm Cash PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.086 3.42 0.000 -0.086 -0.2
Team Totals 35 3 8 3 3 4 .229 .604 -0.305 1.30 0.574 -0.878 -1.3 27 7
2B: B Phillips (1, off J Podres); L Aparicio (1, off J Podres); A Smith (3, off L Sherry).
TB: L Aparicio 3; S Lollar 2; B Phillips 2; A Smith 2; T Kluszewski; B Shaw.
RBI: S Lollar (2); T Kluszewski (6); A Smith (1).
2-out RBI: S Lollar.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 10.

Los Angeles Dodgers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Johnny Podres, W (1-0) 6 5 2 2 3 3 0 3.00 27 54 0.034 0.78 0.9
Larry Sherry, S (1) 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 3.00 11 0 0 0.272 2.56 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 3 4 0 3.00 38 54 0 0 0.306 1.30 1.3

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Shaw, L (0-1) 6.2 8 4 4 1 1 3 5.40 29 42 -0.265 0.91 -0.7
Turk Lown 2.1 1 0 0 1 3 0 0.00 9 0 0 0.070 0.50 1.1
Team Totals 9 9 4 4 2 4 3 4.00 38 42 0 0 -0.195 0.81 0.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Dascoli, 1B - Eddie Hurley, 2B - Frank Secory, 3B - Bill Summers, LF - John Rice, RF - Hal Dixon.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Los Angeles Dodgers         Chicago White Sox
1 Jim Gilliam 3B 1 Luis Aparicio SS
2 Charlie Neal 2B 2 Nellie Fox 2B
3 Wally Moon LF 3 Jim Landis CF
4 Duke Snider CF 4 Ted Kluszewski 1B
5 Norm Larker RF 5 Sherm Lollar C
6 Gil Hodges 1B 6 Al Smith LF
7 John Roseboro C 7 Bubba Phillips 3B
8 Maury Wills SS 8 Jim McAnany RF
9 Johnny Podres P 9 Bob Shaw P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-2 2 1-- RR LAD C. Neal B. Shaw 34% 80% Home Run (Deep CF); Gilliam Scores
t7 1-2 2 --- R LAD C. Essegian B. Shaw 21% 43% Home Run (Deep LF)
b8 3-4 1 --3 O CHW B. Goodman L. Sherry 18% 73% Strikeout
b8 2-4 0 1-- CHW S. Lollar L. Sherry -12% 64% Single (Ground Ball); Kluszewski to 2B
b8 3-4 2 --3 O CHW J. Rivera L. Sherry 11% 84% Foul Flyball: C

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Dodgers Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Bob Shaw facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O LAD J. Gilliam B. Shaw -2% 48% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O LAD C. Neal B. Shaw -2% 46% Lineout: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- LAD W. Moon B. Shaw 1% 48% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t1 0-0 2 1-- LAD D. Snider B. Shaw 1% 48% Moon Steals 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- LAD D. Snider B. Shaw 2% 50% Single (Ground Ball); Moon to 3B
t1 0-0 2 1-3 O LAD N. Larker B. Shaw -5% 45% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Dodgers' Johnny Podres facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CHW L. Aparicio J. Podres -6% 39% Double to RF (RF Line)
b1 0-0 0 -2- O CHW N. Fox J. Podres 1% 41% Flyball: RF (Deep RF); Aparicio to 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 CHW J. Landis J. Podres -2% 39% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-3 RO CHW T. Kluszewski J. Podres -2% 36% Groundout: 2B-1B; Aparicio Scores; Landis to 2B
b1 1-0 2 -2- R CHW S. Lollar J. Podres -9% 28% Single to RF; Landis Scores
b1 2-0 2 1-- CHW A. Smith J. Podres -1% 27% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Lollar to 2B; Smith to 1B
b1 2-0 2 12- O CHW B. Phillips J. Podres 3% 29% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 2nd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Bob Shaw facing 6-7-8
t2 0-2 0 --- O LAD G. Hodges B. Shaw -2% 27% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-2 1 --- O LAD J. Roseboro B. Shaw -2% 26% Flyball: CF
t2 0-2 2 --- LAD M. Wills B. Shaw 1% 27% Single to CF
t2 0-2 2 1-- LAD J. Podres B. Shaw 3% 30% Single to CF; Wills to 3B
t2 0-2 2 1-3 O LAD J. Gilliam B. Shaw -5% 25% Foul Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Dodgers' Johnny Podres facing 8-9-1
b2 2-0 0 --- O CHW J. McAnany J. Podres 2% 26% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 2-0 1 --- O CHW B. Shaw J. Podres 1% 27% Strikeout Looking
b2 2-0 2 --- CHW L. Aparicio J. Podres -1% 26% Single to LF
b2 2-0 2 1-- CHW N. Fox J. Podres -1% 25% Walk; Aparicio to 2B
b2 2-0 2 12- O CHW J. Landis J. Podres 3% 28% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Dodgers 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 3rd, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Bob Shaw facing 2-3-4
t3 0-2 0 --- O LAD C. Neal B. Shaw -2% 26% Popfly: 3B
t3 0-2 1 --- O LAD W. Moon B. Shaw -2% 24% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- O LAD D. Snider B. Shaw -1% 23% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 0, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Dodgers' Johnny Podres facing 4-5-6
b3 2-0 0 --- O CHW T. Kluszewski J. Podres 2% 24% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 2-0 1 --- O CHW S. Lollar J. Podres 1% 25% Strikeout
b3 2-0 2 --- CHW A. Smith J. Podres -1% 25% Walk
b3 2-0 2 1-- O CHW B. Phillips J. Podres 2% 26% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 4th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Bob Shaw facing 5-6-7
t4 0-2 0 --- O LAD N. Larker B. Shaw -3% 24% Popfly: 3B
t4 0-2 1 --- O LAD G. Hodges B. Shaw -2% 22% Strikeout
t4 0-2 2 --- LAD J. Roseboro B. Shaw 1% 23% Single (Ground Ball)
t4 0-2 2 1-- O LAD M. Wills B. Shaw -3% 21% Foul Flyball: SS (3B Foul)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Dodgers' Johnny Podres facing 8-9-1
b4 2-0 0 --- O CHW J. McAnany J. Podres 1% 22% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-0 1 --- CHW B. Shaw J. Podres -2% 21% Single to RF
b4 2-0 1 1-- O CHW L. Aparicio J. Podres 2% 22% Flyball: CF
b4 2-0 2 1-- O CHW N. Fox J. Podres 2% 24% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 0, White Sox 2.
Top of the 5th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Bob Shaw facing 9-1-2
t5 0-2 0 --- O LAD J. Podres B. Shaw -3% 21% Flyball: CF
t5 0-2 1 --- O LAD J. Gilliam B. Shaw -2% 19% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t5 0-2 2 --- R LAD C. Neal B. Shaw 11% 30% Home Run (Deep LF)
t5 1-2 2 --- O LAD W. Moon B. Shaw -1% 29% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Dodgers' Johnny Podres facing 3-4-5
b5 2-1 0 --- O CHW J. Landis J. Podres 2% 31% Flyball: RF
b5 2-1 1 --- O CHW T. Kluszewski J. Podres 1% 32% Flyball: RF
b5 2-1 2 --- O CHW S. Lollar J. Podres 1% 33% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, White Sox 2.
Top of the 6th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Bob Shaw facing 4-5-6
t6 1-2 0 --- O LAD D. Snider B. Shaw -4% 30% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-2 1 --- O LAD N. Larker B. Shaw -3% 27% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-2 2 --- O LAD G. Hodges B. Shaw -2% 25% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 1, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Dodgers' Johnny Podres facing 6-7-8
b6 2-1 0 --- O CHW A. Smith J. Podres 2% 27% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-1 1 --- CHW B. Phillips J. Podres -4% 24% Double to LF (LF Line)
b6 2-1 1 -2- O CHW J. McAnany J. Podres 3% 26% Flyball: RF; Phillips to 3B
b6 2-1 2 --3 O CHW B. Shaw J. Podres 4% 30% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 1, White Sox 2.
Top of the 7th, Dodgers Batting, Behind 1-2, White Sox' Bob Shaw facing 7-8-9
t7 1-2 0 --- O LAD J. Roseboro B. Shaw -4% 26% Popfly: SS
t7 1-2 1 --- O LAD M. Wills B. Shaw -3% 23% Groundout: 2B-1B
Chuck Essegian pinch hits for Johnny Podres (P) batting 9th
t7 1-2 2 --- R LAD C. Essegian B. Shaw 21% 43% Home Run (Deep LF)
t7 2-2 2 --- LAD J. Gilliam B. Shaw 2% 45% Walk
t7 2-2 2 1-- RR LAD C. Neal B. Shaw 34% 80% Home Run (Deep CF); Gilliam Scores
Turk Lown replaces Bob Shaw pitching and batting 9th
t7 4-2 2 --- LAD W. Moon T. Lown 1% 81% Walk
t7 4-2 2 1-- O LAD D. Snider T. Lown -2% 79% Flyball: RF
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 4, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Dodgers' Larry Sherry facing 1-2-3
Larry Sherry replaces Norm Larker (RF) pitching and batting 5th
Don Demeter replaces Duke Snider playing CF batting 4th
Ron Fairly replaces Chuck Essegian (PH) playing RF batting 9th
b7 2-4 0 --- O CHW L. Aparicio L. Sherry 4% 83% Popfly: SS (Short CF)
b7 2-4 1 --- O CHW N. Fox L. Sherry 3% 85% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 2-4 2 --- O CHW J. Landis L. Sherry 2% 87% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, White Sox 2.
Top of the 8th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-2, White Sox' Turk Lown facing 5-6-7
Jim Rivera replaces Jim McAnany playing RF batting 8th
t8 4-2 0 --- O LAD L. Sherry T. Lown -1% 86% Strikeout
t8 4-2 1 --- O LAD G. Hodges T. Lown -1% 85% Foul Flyball: LF
t8 4-2 2 --- O LAD J. Roseboro T. Lown -1% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, White Sox 2.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Dodgers' Larry Sherry facing 4-5-6
b8 2-4 0 --- CHW T. Kluszewski L. Sherry -8% 77% Single to CF
b8 2-4 0 1-- CHW S. Lollar L. Sherry -12% 64% Single (Ground Ball); Kluszewski to 2B
Earl Torgeson pinch runs for Ted Kluszewski (1B) batting 4th
b8 2-4 0 12- RO CHW A. Smith L. Sherry -9% 56% Double to LF (Deep LF-CF); Torgeson Scores; Lollar out at Hm/LF-SS-C; Smith to 3B/Adv on throw to Hm
Billy Goodman pinch hits for Bubba Phillips (3B) batting 7th
b8 3-4 1 --3 O CHW B. Goodman L. Sherry 18% 73% Strikeout
b8 3-4 2 --3 O CHW J. Rivera L. Sherry 11% 84% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 4, White Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Dodgers Batting, Ahead 4-3, White Sox' Turk Lown facing 8-9-1
Earl Torgeson moves from PR to 1B
Billy Goodman moves from PH to 3B
t9 4-3 0 --- O LAD M. Wills T. Lown -2% 83% Strikeout (foul bunt)
t9 4-3 1 --- O LAD R. Fairly T. Lown -1% 81% Lineout: RF
t9 4-3 2 --- LAD J. Gilliam T. Lown 1% 82% Single to LF
t9 4-3 2 1-- LAD C. Neal T. Lown 1% 83% Gilliam Steals 2B
t9 4-3 2 -2- O LAD C. Neal T. Lown -3% 81% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Dodgers 4, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 3-4, Dodgers' Larry Sherry facing 9-1-2
Norm Cash pinch hits for Turk Lown (P) batting 9th
b9 3-4 0 --- O CHW N. Cash L. Sherry 9% 89% Groundout: 1B-P
b9 3-4 1 --- O CHW L. Aparicio L. Sherry 6% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 3-4 2 --- O CHW N. Fox L. Sherry 5% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Dodgers 4, White Sox 3.

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