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CHW
@CLE
4
3
CHW
@CLE
3
2
PHA
@NYY
7
3
DET
@SLB
3
10
DET
@SLB
3
1
BOS
@WSH
9
10
PHI
@BRO
5
6
 
(10)
NYG
@BSN
10
7
NYG
@BSN
0
2
 
(7)
PIT
@CHC
10
7
STL
@CIN
2
3
STL
@CIN
13
6
Sunday, May 24, 1931,
, League Park II
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:54
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
White Sox
4
13-18
 Won 1 
4th, 9½ GB
at Indians
3
13-19
 Lost 1 
7th, 11 GB
W: Ted Lyons (1-0)
L: Clint Brown (2-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       1  0  1   0  0  0   0  2  0    4  9  0
Indians         0  0  2   0  0  0   0  1  0    3 12  1

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lu Blue 1B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .267 .414 .345 .759 -0.135 0.98 0.000 -0.135 -1.4 13 1
Johnny Watwood CF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .280 .390 .380 .770 0.013 0.81 0.075 -0.062 -0.0 0 0 2B
Carl Reynolds LF-RF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .312 .375 .459 .834 -0.109 1.02 0.021 -0.129 -0.9 0 0 2B
Lew Fonseca 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 5 .364 .408 .496 .904 0.047 1.18 0.131 -0.084 0.7 5 8 SH
Bob Fothergill RF 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .400 .455 .529 .983 -0.047 1.34 0.105 -0.152 0.0 0 0 GDP
   Mel Simons LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .320 .359 .392 .751 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bill Cissell SS 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .200 .246 .269 .516 0.065 1.03 0.086 -0.021 0.5 6 5 SB
Irv Jeffries 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .204 .259 .315 .573 0.000 1.78 0.095 -0.094 -0.5 2 4 2B
Frank Grube C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .000 .250 .000 .250 -0.100 2.07 0.021 -0.121 -0.9 0 1 IW
Ted Lyons P 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .143 .143 .143 .286 0.240 2.06 0.313 -0.073 1.1 1 1
Team Totals 35 4 9 4 4 0 40 .257 .333 .343 .676 -0.026 1.32 0.847 -0.871 -1.4 27 20
2B: C Reynolds (7, off C Brown); J Watwood (3, off C Brown); I Jeffries (3, off C Brown).
SH: L Fonseca (4, off C Brown).
IBB: F Grube (1, by C Brown).
TB: L Fonseca 2; J Watwood 2; I Jeffries 2; B Cissell 2; C Reynolds 2; T Lyons; B Fothergill.
GIDP: B Fothergill ().
RBI: T Lyons 2 (2); L Fonseca (17); B Fothergill (17).
2-out RBI: T Lyons 2; L Fonseca; B Fothergill.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. L Fonseca-L Blue; L Fonseca-B Cissell-L Blue.
Baserunning
SB: B Cissell (8, 2nd base off C Brown/G Myatt).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick Porter RF 5 2 3 0 0 0 5 .390 .490 .488 .978 -0.067 2.28 0.145 -0.213 0.4 3 0
Willie Kamm 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .247 .341 .338 .679 0.117 1.62 0.212 -0.095 0.5 1 1 GDP
Earl Averill CF 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .370 .408 .609 1.017 -0.142 1.91 0.000 -0.142 -0.9 4 0
Ed Morgan 1B 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .283 .353 .391 .744 0.046 1.66 0.154 -0.108 0.7 9 0 2B,CS
Johnny Hodapp 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .300 .350 .331 .681 -0.191 1.51 0.000 -0.191 -1.2 3 3
Joe Vosmik LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .347 .363 .545 .908 0.090 1.56 0.149 -0.059 0.1 3 0
George Detore SS 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .310 .396 .405 .801 0.007 0.98 0.048 -0.041 0.2 2 1 2B
   Jonah Goldman SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .071 .071 .071 .143 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 1
   Charlie Jamieson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .368 .400 .421 .821 -0.133 5.39 0.000 -0.133 -0.4
Glenn Myatt C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .400 .455 .400 .855 0.077 2.32 0.166 -0.089 -0.2 0 0
Clint Brown P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .238 .273 .286 .558 -0.155 1.40 0.000 -0.155 -1.2 0 4 GDP
   Bibb Falk PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .291 .341 .405 .746 -0.175 7.16 0.000 -0.175 -0.5
Team Totals 36 3 12 3 1 0 37 .333 .351 .389 .740 -0.526 1.98 0.874 -1.401 -2.5 27 10
2B: G Detore (4, off T Lyons); E Morgan (5, off T Lyons).
TB: E Morgan 3; G Detore 3; D Porter 3; G Myatt 2; J Vosmik 2; W Kamm.
GIDP: W Kamm (); C Brown ().
RBI: E Morgan 2 (5); E Averill (34).
2-out RBI: E Morgan.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Kamm-J Hodapp-E Morgan.
E: G Detore (5).
Baserunning
CS: E Morgan (1, 2nd base by T Lyons/F Grube).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ted Lyons, W (1-0) 9 12 3 3 1 0 0 4.09 37 50 0.526 1.98 2.5
Team Totals 9 12 3 3 1 0 0 3.00 37 50 0.526 1.98 2.5

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Clint Brown, L (2-3) 9 9 4 4 4 0 0 4.19 40 49 0.026 1.32 1.4
Team Totals 9 9 4 4 4 0 0 4.00 40 49 0.026 1.32 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: C Brown (1; F Grube).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill McGowan, 1B - Roy Van Graflan, 2B - (none), 3B - Tommy Connolly.
Time of Game: 1:54.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Lu Blue 1B 1 Dick Porter RF
2 Johnny Watwood CF 2 Willie Kamm 3B
3 Carl Reynolds LF 3 Earl Averill CF
4 Lew Fonseca 2B 4 Ed Morgan 1B
5 Bob Fothergill RF 5 Johnny Hodapp 2B
6 Bill Cissell SS 6 Joe Vosmik LF
7 Irv Jeffries 3B 7 George Detore SS
8 Frank Grube C 8 Glenn Myatt C
9 Ted Lyons P 9 Clint Brown P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t8 2-2 2 123 RR CHW T. Lyons C. Brown 31% 84% Single to CF; Cissell Scores; Jeffries Scores; Grube to 3B
b9 3-4 2 12- O CLE D. Porter T. Lyons 19% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b9 3-4 1 12- O CLE B. Falk T. Lyons 17% 81% Flyball: 3B
b9 3-4 0 --- CLE J. Vosmik T. Lyons -14% 63% Single to LF
b9 3-4 0 1-- O CLE C. Jamieson T. Lyons 13% 76% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Clint Brown facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW L. Blue C. Brown -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW J. Watwood C. Brown -2% 46% Flyball: 3B
t1 0-0 2 --- CHW C. Reynolds C. Brown 2% 48% Double (Pop Fly to Short CF-RF)
t1 0-0 2 -2- R CHW L. Fonseca C. Brown 8% 56% Single to CF (Pop Fly); Reynolds Scores
t1 1-0 2 1-- CHW B. Fothergill C. Brown 2% 58% Walk; Fonseca to 2B
t1 1-0 2 12- CHW B. Cissell C. Brown 3% 60% Walk; Fonseca to 3B; Fothergill to 2B
t1 1-0 2 123 O CHW I. Jeffries C. Brown -7% 54% Flyball: 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Ted Lyons facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- CLE D. Porter T. Lyons -4% 50% Single to LF
b1 0-1 0 1-- OO CLE W. Kamm T. Lyons 8% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- O CLE E. Averill T. Lyons 1% 59% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Clint Brown facing 8-9-1
t2 1-0 0 --- O CHW F. Grube C. Brown -2% 57% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t2 1-0 1 --- O CHW T. Lyons C. Brown -2% 55% Flyball: LF
t2 1-0 2 --- O CHW L. Blue C. Brown -1% 54% Popfly: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Ted Lyons facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O CLE E. Morgan T. Lyons 3% 57% Lineout: 3B
b2 0-1 1 --- O CLE J. Hodapp T. Lyons 2% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- CLE J. Vosmik T. Lyons -1% 57% Single to CF
b2 0-1 2 1-- CLE G. Detore T. Lyons -2% 55% Single to LF; Vosmik to 2B
b2 0-1 2 12- O CLE G. Myatt T. Lyons 5% 60% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Clint Brown facing 2-3-4
t3 1-0 0 --- CHW J. Watwood C. Brown 3% 63% Walk
t3 1-0 0 1-- O CHW C. Reynolds C. Brown -3% 60% Lineout: RF
t3 1-0 1 1-- O CHW L. Fonseca C. Brown -2% 58% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Watwood to 2B
t3 1-0 2 -2- R CHW B. Fothergill C. Brown 9% 67% Single to CF; Watwood Scores
t3 2-0 2 1-- O CHW B. Cissell C. Brown -2% 65% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Ted Lyons facing 9-1-2
b3 0-2 0 --- O CLE C. Brown T. Lyons 3% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-2 1 --- CLE D. Porter T. Lyons -3% 65% Single to RF
b3 0-2 1 1-- CLE W. Kamm T. Lyons -9% 55% Single to CF; Porter to 3B; Kamm to 2B/Adv on throw
b3 0-2 1 -23 RO CLE E. Averill T. Lyons 1% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B; Porter Scores; Kamm to 3B
b3 1-2 2 --3 R CLE E. Morgan T. Lyons -9% 47% Single; Kamm Scores
b3 2-2 2 1-- O CLE J. Hodapp T. Lyons 3% 50% Morgan Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 2.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Clint Brown facing 7-8-9
t4 2-2 0 --- O CHW I. Jeffries C. Brown -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t4 2-2 1 --- O CHW F. Grube C. Brown -2% 45% Lineout: 2B
t4 2-2 2 --- O CHW T. Lyons C. Brown -1% 44% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Ted Lyons facing 5-6-7
b4 2-2 0 --- O CLE J. Hodapp T. Lyons 3% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-2 1 --- O CLE J. Vosmik T. Lyons 2% 49% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 2-2 2 --- CLE G. Detore T. Lyons -3% 46% Double to CF
b4 2-2 2 -2- O CLE G. Myatt T. Lyons 4% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Clint Brown facing 1-2-3
t5 2-2 0 --- O CHW L. Blue C. Brown -3% 47% Groundout: P-SS-1B
t5 2-2 1 --- O CHW J. Watwood C. Brown -2% 44% Flyball: CF
t5 2-2 2 --- O CHW C. Reynolds C. Brown -2% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Ted Lyons facing 9-1-2
b5 2-2 0 --- O CLE C. Brown T. Lyons 3% 46% Groundout: P-1B
b5 2-2 1 --- O CLE D. Porter T. Lyons 2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-2 2 --- O CLE W. Kamm T. Lyons 2% 50% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 2.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Clint Brown facing 4-5-6
t6 2-2 0 --- CHW L. Fonseca C. Brown 5% 55% Single to RF
t6 2-2 0 1-- OO CHW B. Fothergill C. Brown -11% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t6 2-2 2 --- CHW B. Cissell C. Brown 2% 46% Single
t6 2-2 2 1-- CHW I. Jeffries C. Brown 1% 47% Cissell Steals 2B
t6 2-2 2 -2- CHW I. Jeffries C. Brown 2% 50% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Cissell to 3B
t6 2-2 2 1-3 O CHW F. Grube C. Brown -8% 42% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Ted Lyons facing 3-4-5
b6 2-2 0 --- O CLE E. Averill T. Lyons 4% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 2-2 1 --- CLE E. Morgan T. Lyons -6% 39% Double (Pop Fly to Short CF)
b6 2-2 1 -2- O CLE J. Hodapp T. Lyons 7% 46% Fielder's Choice 3B; Morgan out at 3B/3B-2B
b6 2-2 2 1-- O CLE J. Vosmik T. Lyons 4% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 2.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Clint Brown facing 9-1-2
t7 2-2 0 --- O CHW T. Lyons C. Brown -4% 46% Flyball: SS
t7 2-2 1 --- O CHW L. Blue C. Brown -3% 43% Flyball: 1B
t7 2-2 2 --- CHW J. Watwood C. Brown 4% 47% Double to RF (RF Line)
t7 2-2 2 -2- O CHW C. Reynolds C. Brown -6% 40% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Ted Lyons facing 7-8-9
b7 2-2 0 --- O CLE G. Detore T. Lyons 4% 45% Flyball: SS
b7 2-2 1 --- CLE G. Myatt T. Lyons -4% 40% Single to CF
b7 2-2 1 1-- OO CLE C. Brown T. Lyons 10% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 2.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Clint Brown facing 4-5-6
Jonah Goldman replaces George Detore playing SS batting 7th
t8 2-2 0 --- O CHW L. Fonseca C. Brown -5% 45% Flyball: RF
t8 2-2 1 --- O CHW B. Fothergill C. Brown -4% 41% Groundout: P-1B
t8 2-2 2 --- CHW B. Cissell C. Brown 3% 44% Single to 2B
t8 2-2 2 1-- CHW I. Jeffries C. Brown 7% 51% Ground-rule Double; Cissell to 3B
t8 2-2 2 -23 CHW F. Grube C. Brown 2% 53% Intentional Walk
t8 2-2 2 123 RR CHW T. Lyons C. Brown 31% 84% Single to CF; Cissell Scores; Jeffries Scores; Grube to 3B
t8 4-2 2 1-3 O CHW L. Blue C. Brown -4% 80% Flyball: SS
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Ted Lyons facing 1-2-3
b8 2-4 0 --- CLE D. Porter T. Lyons -8% 72% Single to LF
b8 2-4 0 1-- CLE W. Kamm T. Lyons -12% 60% Walk; Porter to 2B
b8 2-4 0 12- O CLE E. Averill T. Lyons 8% 69% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Porter to 3B
b8 2-4 1 1-3 RO CLE E. Morgan T. Lyons 5% 74% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Porter Scores
b8 3-4 2 1-- O CLE J. Hodapp T. Lyons 7% 81% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 3.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-3, Indians' Clint Brown facing 2-3-4
t9 4-3 0 --- O CHW J. Watwood C. Brown -2% 79% Flyball: SS
t9 4-3 1 --- O CHW C. Reynolds C. Brown -2% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 4-3 2 --- O CHW L. Fonseca C. Brown -1% 76% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, White Sox' Ted Lyons facing 6-7-8
Mel Simons replaces Bob Fothergill (RF) playing LF batting 5th
Carl Reynolds moves from LF to RF
b9 3-4 0 --- CLE J. Vosmik T. Lyons -14% 63% Single to LF
Charlie Jamieson pinch hits for Jonah Goldman (SS) batting 7th
b9 3-4 0 1-- O CLE C. Jamieson T. Lyons 13% 76% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b9 3-4 1 1-- CLE G. Myatt T. Lyons -13% 64% Single to CF; Jamieson to 2B
Bibb Falk pinch hits for Clint Brown (P) batting 9th
b9 3-4 1 12- O CLE B. Falk T. Lyons 17% 81% Flyball: 3B
b9 3-4 2 12- O CLE D. Porter T. Lyons 19% 100% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 3.

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