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@BAL
2
3
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@CHW
4
5
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@CLE
5
1
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@DET
7
8
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@MIL
0
5
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@MIN
7
1
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@LAD
4
0
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@MON
10
2
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@NYM
6
3
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6
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2
4
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@SFG
1
2
Wednesday, July 28, 1971, 8:05PM
, White Sox Park
Attendance: 10,217, Time of Game: 2:21
Yankees
4
51-53
 Lost 2 
4th, 13½ GB
at White Sox
5
47-54
 Won 4 
4th, 16 GB
W: Wilbur Wood (12-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         3  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    4  6  2
White Sox       1  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  2    5 10  0
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gene Michael SS 4 0 0 0 0 3 .242 .626 -0.059 0.60 0.000 -0.059 -0.5 1 5
Thurman Munson C 4 1 1 0 0 1 .260 .721 -0.043 0.84 0.024 -0.068 -0.3 5 0
Bobby Murcer CF 4 1 1 0 0 2 .339 1.013 0.059 1.24 0.118 -0.059 0.7 2 0
Roy White LF 3 1 0 0 1 1 .282 .859 0.088 1.04 0.130 -0.042 1.1 0 0
Danny Cater 3B-1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .252 .591 -0.136 1.47 0.009 -0.145 -1.1 1 1
John Ellis 1B 3 0 1 1 0 2 .238 .717 0.065 1.42 0.116 -0.051 0.9 4 2 HBP
   Jerry Kenney 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .677 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ron Swoboda RF 3 1 1 1 1 0 .257 .743 0.390 0.90 0.428 -0.039 0.6 3 0 HR
Horace Clarke 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .232 .624 -0.073 0.88 0.008 -0.081 -0.8 10 1
Fritz Peterson P 4 0 0 0 0 0 .060 .238 -0.069 0.70 0.000 -0.069 -0.7 0 3
   Lindy McDaniel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .222 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 4 6 2 2 10 .182 .523 0.222 1.02 0.833 -0.613 -0.0 26 12
HR: R Swoboda (1, off W Wood; 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
HBP: J Ellis (4, by W Wood).
TB: R Swoboda 4; H Clarke; D Cater; B Murcer; J Ellis; T Munson.
RBI: R Swoboda (16); J Ellis (19).
2-out RBI: J Ellis; R Swoboda.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 2. F Peterson-G Michael-H Clarke; G Michael-H Clarke-J Ellis.
E: H Clarke (9); G Michael (11).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Walt Williams RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .324 .860 0.019 1.01 0.086 -0.067 0.4 1 0 2B
   Ed Herrmann PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .738 0.301 4.33 0.301 0.000 0.4
Mike Hershberger CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .279 .765 -0.053 1.54 0.065 -0.117 -0.7 0 0
   Jay Johnstone PR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .741 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Rich McKinney 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .301 .770 -0.164 1.54 0.034 -0.199 -0.7 1 1 GDP
Bill Melton 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .281 .887 -0.035 0.85 0.023 -0.059 -0.3 2 2
Rick Reichardt LF 4 1 3 1 0 0 .307 .832 0.156 1.01 0.203 -0.047 1.4 2 0 HR
Mike Andrews 1B 3 1 1 1 1 0 .279 .783 0.224 1.81 0.340 -0.116 0.4 11 0 HR,GDP
   Lee Richard PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 .236 .598 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Tom Egan C 2 0 0 0 1 0 .270 .826 -0.030 0.69 0.013 -0.044 -0.2 10 0
   Pat Kelly PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 .282 .724 0.335 5.40 0.335 0.000 1.0
Rich Morales SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .304 .782 -0.002 1.27 0.058 -0.060 -0.0 0 5
   Carlos May PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 .284 .742 0.158 4.67 0.158 0.000 0.6
Wilbur Wood P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .035 .176 -0.079 1.44 0.000 -0.079 -0.5 0 2 SH
   Luis Alvarado PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .201 .480 -0.108 3.38 0.000 -0.108 -0.6
Team Totals 33 5 10 3 3 4 .303 .876 0.722 1.59 1.616 -0.896 1.3 27 10
2B: W Williams (10, off F Peterson).
HR: R Reichardt (13, off F Peterson; 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); M Andrews (6, off F Peterson; 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: W Wood (9, off F Peterson).
TB: R Reichardt 6; M Andrews 4; W Williams 3; C May; R McKinney; P Kelly; M Hershberger.
GIDP: R McKinney (8); M Andrews (4).
RBI: C May (46); M Andrews (27); R Reichardt (44).
2-out RBI: M Andrews; R Reichardt.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
PB: T Egan 2 (10).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fritz Peterson 8 8 4 4 3 4 2 3.41 33 51 -0.035 1.25 0.2
Lindy McDaniel, BS (7), L (5-9) 0.2 2 1 0 0 0 0 5.01 4 1 1 -0.686 4.45 -1.5
Team Totals 8.2 10 5 4 3 4 2 4.15 37 51 1 1 -0.721 1.59 -1.3
F Peterson faced 1 batter in the 9th inning.

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wilbur Wood, W (12-7) 9 6 4 3 2 10 1 1.97 36 69 -0.221 1.02 0.0
Team Totals 9 6 4 3 2 10 1 3.00 36 69 -0.221 1.02 0.0
Balks: None.
WP: F Peterson (4).
HBP: W Wood (3; J Ellis).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - Jerry Neudecker, 2B - Russ Goetz, 3B - Dave Phillips.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 70° F, Night, No Precipitation.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Chicago White Sox
1 Gene Michael SS 1 Walt Williams RF
2 Thurman Munson C 2 Mike Hershberger CF
3 Bobby Murcer CF 3 Rich McKinney 2B
4 Roy White LF 4 Bill Melton 3B
5 Danny Cater 3B 5 Rick Reichardt LF
6 John Ellis 1B 6 Mike Andrews 1B
7 Ron Swoboda RF 7 Tom Egan C
8 Horace Clarke 2B 8 Rich Morales SS
9 Fritz Peterson P 9 Wilbur Wood P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 3-3 2 --- R NYY R. Swoboda W. Wood -42% 17% Home Run
b9 3-4 0 1-- CHW P. Kelly L. McDaniel 33% 65% Single to LF; Richard to 3B
b9 4-4 1 12- RO CHW E. Herrmann L. McDaniel 30% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Kelly Scores/Adv on E4 (throw)/unER; Herrmann to 2B
b6 2-3 2 --- R CHW M. Andrews F. Peterson 21% 52% Home Run
b9 3-4 0 1-3 R CHW C. May L. McDaniel 16% 81% Single to LF; Richard Scores; Kelly to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY G. Michael W. Wood 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- NYY T. Munson W. Wood -2% 50% Single to 3B/Bunt
t1 0-0 1 1-- NYY B. Murcer W. Wood -4% 46% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Munson to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- NYY R. White W. Wood -6% 40% Walk; Munson to 3B; Murcer to 2B
t1 0-0 1 123 O NYY D. Cater W. Wood 8% 47% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 123 R NYY J. Ellis W. Wood -10% 37% Hit By Pitch; Munson Scores; Murcer to 3B; White to 2B
t1 1-0 2 123 R NYY R. Swoboda W. Wood -8% 29% Passed Ball; Murcer Scores; White to 3B; Ellis to 2B
t1 2-0 2 -23 R NYY R. Swoboda W. Wood -7% 22% Passed Ball; White Scores/unER; Ellis to 3B
t1 3-0 2 --3 NYY R. Swoboda W. Wood -1% 22% Walk
t1 3-0 2 1-3 O NYY H. Clarke W. Wood 3% 24% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 0.
Bottom of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- CHW W. Williams F. Peterson 6% 30% Double to LF
b1 0-3 0 -2- O CHW M. Hershberger F. Peterson -4% 26% Bunt Groundout: P-1B; Williams stays at 2B
b1 0-3 1 -2- RO CHW R. McKinney F. Peterson 3% 29% Single to LF; Williams Scores/No RBI; McKinney out at 2B/1B-2B
b1 1-3 2 --- O CHW B. Melton F. Peterson -1% 28% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 1.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-1, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 9-1-2
t2 3-1 0 --- O NYY F. Peterson W. Wood 2% 30% Groundout: P-1B
t2 3-1 1 --- O NYY G. Michael W. Wood 1% 31% Strikeout
t2 3-1 2 --- O NYY T. Munson W. Wood 1% 32% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 5-6-7
b2 1-3 0 --- CHW R. Reichardt F. Peterson 4% 36% Single to CF
b2 1-3 0 1-- OO CHW M. Andrews F. Peterson -8% 28% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b2 1-3 2 --- CHW T. Egan F. Peterson 1% 29% Walk
b2 1-3 2 1-- O CHW R. Morales F. Peterson -2% 27% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 1.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-1, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 3-4-5
t3 3-1 0 --- O NYY B. Murcer W. Wood 2% 29% Strikeout
t3 3-1 1 --- O NYY R. White W. Wood 1% 30% Flyball: 1B
t3 3-1 2 --- NYY D. Cater W. Wood -1% 29% Single to LF
t3 3-1 2 1-- NYY J. Ellis W. Wood -1% 27% Single to RF; Cater to 2B
t3 3-1 2 12- O NYY R. Swoboda W. Wood 3% 30% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 9-1-2
b3 1-3 0 --- O CHW W. Wood F. Peterson -3% 28% Strikeout
b3 1-3 1 --- CHW W. Williams F. Peterson 3% 31% Single to CF
b3 1-3 1 1-- O CHW M. Hershberger F. Peterson -3% 28% Flyball: CF
b3 1-3 2 1-- O CHW R. McKinney F. Peterson -3% 25% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 1.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-1, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 8-9-1
t4 3-1 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke W. Wood 2% 27% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 3-1 1 --- O NYY F. Peterson W. Wood 1% 28% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 3-1 2 --- O NYY G. Michael W. Wood 1% 29% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 4-5-6
b4 1-3 0 --- O CHW B. Melton F. Peterson -3% 26% Flyball: RF (CF-RF)
b4 1-3 1 --- CHW R. Reichardt F. Peterson 3% 29% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b4 1-3 1 1-- O CHW M. Andrews F. Peterson -4% 26% Popfly: 2B (Short CF)
b4 1-3 2 1-- O CHW T. Egan F. Peterson -3% 23% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 1.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-1, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 2-3-4
t5 3-1 0 --- O NYY T. Munson W. Wood 2% 24% Lineout: LF
t5 3-1 1 --- O NYY B. Murcer W. Wood 1% 26% Strikeout
t5 3-1 2 --- O NYY R. White W. Wood 1% 26% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 8-9-1
b5 1-3 0 --- CHW R. Morales F. Peterson 5% 32% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Morales to 1B
b5 1-3 0 1-- O CHW W. Wood F. Peterson -3% 29% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Morales to 2B
b5 1-3 1 -2- O CHW W. Williams F. Peterson -5% 24% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-3 2 -2- CHW M. Hershberger F. Peterson 0% 25% Wild Pitch; Morales to 3B
b5 1-3 2 --3 O CHW M. Hershberger F. Peterson -5% 20% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 1.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-1, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 5-6-7
t6 3-1 0 --- O NYY D. Cater W. Wood 1% 22% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 3-1 1 --- O NYY J. Ellis W. Wood 1% 23% Strikeout Looking
t6 3-1 2 --- O NYY R. Swoboda W. Wood 1% 23% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 1.
Bottom of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 3-4-5
b6 1-3 0 --- O CHW R. McKinney F. Peterson -3% 20% Popfly: 2B (Short RF)
b6 1-3 1 --- O CHW B. Melton F. Peterson -2% 18% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
b6 1-3 2 --- R CHW R. Reichardt F. Peterson 13% 31% Home Run
b6 2-3 2 --- R CHW M. Andrews F. Peterson 21% 52% Home Run
b6 3-3 2 --- O CHW T. Egan F. Peterson -2% 50% Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 3.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Tied 3-3, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 8-9-1
t7 3-3 0 --- O NYY H. Clarke W. Wood 4% 54% Popfly: 1B (Short RF)
t7 3-3 1 --- O NYY F. Peterson W. Wood 3% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 3-3 2 --- O NYY G. Michael W. Wood 2% 58% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Tied 3-3, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 8-9-1
b7 3-3 0 --- O CHW R. Morales F. Peterson -4% 55% Strikeout
b7 3-3 1 --- O CHW W. Wood F. Peterson -3% 52% Strikeout Looking
b7 3-3 2 --- O CHW W. Williams F. Peterson -2% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 3.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Tied 3-3, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 2-3-4
t8 3-3 0 --- O NYY T. Munson W. Wood 4% 54% Strikeout
t8 3-3 1 --- O NYY B. Murcer W. Wood 3% 58% Flyball: RF
t8 3-3 2 --- O NYY R. White W. Wood 2% 60% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Tied 3-3, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 2-3-4
b8 3-3 0 --- CHW M. Hershberger F. Peterson 6% 66% Single to CF
Jay Johnstone pinch runs for Mike Hershberger (CF) batting 2nd
b8 3-3 0 1-- OO CHW R. McKinney F. Peterson -14% 52% Ground Ball Double Play: Bunt P-SS-2B
b8 3-3 2 --- CHW B. Melton F. Peterson 2% 55% Walk
b8 3-3 2 1-- O CHW R. Reichardt F. Peterson -5% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, White Sox 3.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Tied 3-3, White Sox' Wilbur Wood facing 5-6-7
Jay Johnstone moves from PR to CF
t9 3-3 0 --- O NYY D. Cater W. Wood 6% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 3-3 1 --- O NYY J. Ellis W. Wood 4% 60% Strikeout
t9 3-3 2 --- R NYY R. Swoboda W. Wood -42% 17% Home Run
t9 4-3 2 --- NYY H. Clarke W. Wood -1% 17% Single to LF
t9 4-3 2 1-- O NYY F. Peterson W. Wood 2% 18% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, White Sox 3.
Bottom of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 3-4, Yankees' Fritz Peterson facing 6-7-8
Danny Cater moves from 3B to 1B
Jerry Kenney replaces John Ellis (1B) playing 3B batting 6th
b9 3-4 0 --- CHW M. Andrews F. Peterson 13% 31% Walk
Lindy McDaniel replaces Fritz Peterson pitching and batting 9th
Pat Kelly pinch hits for Tom Egan (C) batting 7th
Lee Richard pinch runs for Mike Andrews (1B) batting 6th
b9 3-4 0 1-- CHW P. Kelly L. McDaniel 33% 65% Single to LF; Richard to 3B
Carlos May pinch hits for Rich Morales (SS) batting 8th
b9 3-4 0 1-3 R CHW C. May L. McDaniel 16% 81% Single to LF; Richard Scores; Kelly to 2B
Luis Alvarado pinch hits for Wilbur Wood (P) batting 9th
b9 4-4 0 12- O CHW L. Alvarado L. McDaniel -11% 70% Foul Bunt Popfly: C
Ed Herrmann pinch hits for Walt Williams (RF) batting 1st
b9 4-4 1 12- RO CHW E. Herrmann L. McDaniel 30% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Kelly Scores/Adv on E4 (throw)/unER; Herrmann to 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, White Sox 5.

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