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WSH
@BOS
6
5
 
(11)
DET
@CHW
8
3
SLB
@CLE
2
5
NYY
@PHA
5
6
BSN
@BRO
7
8
CHC
@CIN
6
0
PHI
@NYG
1
6
PIT
@STL
1
7
Tuesday, April 17, 1934,
, League Park II
Attendance: 21,000, Time of Game: 2:14
Browns
2
0-1
Lost 1 
5th, 1 GB
at Indians
5
1-0
Won 1 
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Browns          0  0  0   0  0  1   1  0  0    2  6  1
Indians         1  1  2   0  0  0   1  0  X    5  8  2

St.Louis Browns

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Debs Garms LF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .250 .400 .250 .650 -0.005 0.85 0.051 -0.056 -0.4 3 0
Sam West CF 2 1 1 1 2 0 4 .500 .750 .500 1.250 0.107 1.31 0.133 -0.025 1.3 3 0
Jack Burns 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.122 1.81 0.046 -0.168 -0.8 8 3
Rogers Hornsby 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.048 0.95 0.021 -0.069 -0.3 1 3
Bruce Campbell RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.090 0.82 0.000 -0.090 -1.1 1 0
Ski Melillo 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.071 0.65 0.000 -0.071 -0.8 5 6
Frank Grube C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.072 0.67 0.000 -0.072 -0.9 1 0
Alan Strange SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.033 0.57 0.059 -0.026 0.4 0 1
George Blaeholder P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.019 0.70 0.000 -0.019 -0.2 0 0
   George Puccinelli PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.041 0.94 0.000 -0.041 -0.6 GDP
   Bobo Newsom P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Harlond Clift PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 0.028 0.77 0.028 0.000 0.3
   Bill McAfee P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Ray Pepper PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.028 1.05 0.000 -0.028 -0.3
Team Totals 34 2 6 2 3 3 37 .176 .243 .176 .420 -0.328 0.94 0.338 -0.665 -3.3 24 13
TB: H Clift; J Burns; A Strange; R Hornsby; S West; D Garms.
GIDP: G Puccinelli ().
RBI: R Hornsby (1); S West (1).
2-out RBI: S West.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 2. A Strange-S Melillo-J Burns; R Hornsby-S Melillo-J Burns.
E: A Strange (1).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Sam Rice RF 2 1 1 0 1 0 4 .500 .667 1.000 1.667 0.043 0.58 0.065 -0.022 0.6 4 0 2B,SH
Frankie Pytlak C 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 0.015 0.69 0.035 -0.020 -0.1 3 0
Earl Averill CF 4 1 2 3 0 0 4 .500 .500 1.500 2.000 0.169 0.65 0.182 -0.013 2.0 5 0 HR,2B
Joe Vosmik LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.050 0.47 0.000 -0.050 -1.2 3 0
Hal Trosky 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.050 0.45 0.000 -0.050 -1.0 7 0
Willie Kamm 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .333 .500 .333 .833 0.034 0.36 0.042 -0.009 0.6 1 4
Eddie Moore 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .333 .500 .333 .833 0.075 0.53 0.086 -0.011 0.9 4 1
Bill Knickerbocker SS 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .333 .333 .667 1.000 -0.074 0.67 0.009 -0.083 -1.6 0 1 2B,2·GDP
Oral Hildebrand P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.022 0.39 0.000 -0.022 -0.5 0 1
   Lloyd Brown P 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1.000 1.000 2.000 3.000 0.032 0.47 0.032 0.000 0.6 0 1 2B
Team Totals 30 5 8 5 3 0 34 .267 .333 .500 .833 0.172 0.53 0.451 -0.280 0.3 27 8
2B: S Rice (1, off G Blaeholder); E Averill (1, off G Blaeholder); B Knickerbocker (1, off G Blaeholder); L Brown (1, off B McAfee).
HR: E Averill (1, off G Blaeholder, 3rd inn, 1 on, 1 out).
SH: S Rice (1, off B McAfee).
TB: E Averill 6; L Brown 2; B Knickerbocker 2; S Rice 2; F Pytlak; E Moore; W Kamm.
GIDP: B Knickerbocker 2 ().
RBI: E Averill 3 (3); B Knickerbocker (1); F Pytlak (1).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Knickerbocker-E Moore-H Trosky.
E: H Trosky (1); E Moore (1).

St.Louis Browns

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
George Blaeholder, L (0-1) 4 7 4 4 0 0 1 9.00 18 32 -0.178 0.70 -1.7
Bobo Newsom 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 0.00 8 0 0 0.039 0.41 1.2
Bill McAfee 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.50 8 0 0 -0.032 0.30 0.2
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 3 0 1 5.62 34 32 0 0 -0.171 0.53 -0.3

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Oral Hildebrand, W (1-0) 6.2 6 2 1 3 3 0 1.35 29 56 0.117 0.89 1.3
Lloyd Brown, S (1) 2.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 8 3 0 0.211 1.15 2.0
Team Totals 9 6 2 1 3 3 0 1.00 37 56 3 0 0.328 0.94 3.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Moriarty, 1B - Harry Geisel, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 2:14.
Attendance: 21,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Browns         Cleveland Indians
1 Debs Garms LF 1 Sam Rice RF
2 Sam West CF 2 Frankie Pytlak C
3 Jack Burns 1B 3 Earl Averill CF
4 Rogers Hornsby 3B 4 Joe Vosmik LF
5 Bruce Campbell RF 5 Hal Trosky 1B
6 Ski Melillo 2B 6 Willie Kamm 3B
7 Frank Grube C 7 Eddie Moore 2B
8 Alan Strange SS 8 Bill Knickerbocker SS
9 George Blaeholder P 9 Oral Hildebrand P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 2-4 2 123 O SLB J. Burns L. Brown 12% 88% Flyball: 2B (Short CF)
b3 2-0 1 1-- RR CLE E. Averill G. Blaeholder 12% 87% Inside-the-park Home Run to CF; Pytlak Scores
t7 1-4 2 123 R SLB S. West O. Hildebrand -9% 76% Walk; Strange Scores/unER; Clift to 3B; Garms to 2B
b2 1-0 0 1-- CLE E. Moore G. Blaeholder 7% 75% Single to LF; Kamm to 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 R CLE E. Averill G. Blaeholder 6% 65% Double to RF; Rice Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Browns Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O SLB D. Garms O. Hildebrand 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- SLB S. West O. Hildebrand -2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O SLB J. Burns O. Hildebrand 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t1 0-0 2 1-- O SLB R. Hornsby O. Hildebrand 2% 55% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Browns' George Blaeholder facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE S. Rice G. Blaeholder 6% 61% Double to RF
b1 0-0 0 -2- O CLE F. Pytlak G. Blaeholder -2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B; Rice to 3B
b1 0-0 1 --3 R CLE E. Averill G. Blaeholder 6% 65% Double to RF; Rice Scores
b1 1-0 1 -2- O CLE J. Vosmik G. Blaeholder -3% 63% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Averill to 3B
b1 1-0 2 --3 O CLE H. Trosky G. Blaeholder -3% 60% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 2nd, Browns Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O SLB B. Campbell O. Hildebrand 3% 62% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 1 --- O SLB S. Melillo O. Hildebrand 2% 64% Strikeout
t2 0-1 2 --- O SLB F. Grube O. Hildebrand 1% 65% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 0, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Browns' George Blaeholder facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- CLE W. Kamm G. Blaeholder 3% 68% Single to CF
b2 1-0 0 1-- CLE E. Moore G. Blaeholder 7% 75% Single to LF; Kamm to 3B
b2 1-0 0 1-3 ROO CLE B. Knickerbocker G. Blaeholder -5% 71% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Kamm Scores
b2 2-0 2 --- O CLE O. Hildebrand G. Blaeholder -1% 70% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 3rd, Browns Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- O SLB A. Strange O. Hildebrand 3% 72% Flyball: LF
t3 0-2 1 --- O SLB G. Blaeholder O. Hildebrand 2% 74% Strikeout
t3 0-2 2 --- SLB D. Garms O. Hildebrand -1% 73% Single to CF
t3 0-2 2 1-- O SLB S. West O. Hildebrand 3% 75% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 0, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Browns' George Blaeholder facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- O CLE S. Rice G. Blaeholder -2% 74% Flyball: LF
b3 2-0 1 --- CLE F. Pytlak G. Blaeholder 2% 75% Single (Ground Ball)
b3 2-0 1 1-- RR CLE E. Averill G. Blaeholder 12% 87% Inside-the-park Home Run to CF; Pytlak Scores
b3 4-0 1 --- O CLE J. Vosmik G. Blaeholder -1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B-2B
b3 4-0 2 --- O CLE H. Trosky G. Blaeholder -0% 86% Foul Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 0, Indians 4.
Top of the 4th, Browns Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 3-4-5
t4 0-4 0 --- O SLB J. Burns O. Hildebrand 2% 88% Flyball: CF
t4 0-4 1 --- SLB R. Hornsby O. Hildebrand -2% 86% Single to 3B
t4 0-4 1 1-- O SLB B. Campbell O. Hildebrand 2% 88% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t4 0-4 2 1-- O SLB S. Melillo O. Hildebrand 2% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 0, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Browns' George Blaeholder facing 6-7-8
b4 4-0 0 --- O CLE W. Kamm G. Blaeholder -1% 89% Flyball: LF
b4 4-0 1 --- O CLE E. Moore G. Blaeholder -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 4-0 2 --- CLE B. Knickerbocker G. Blaeholder 1% 89% Double to LF
b4 4-0 2 -2- O CLE O. Hildebrand G. Blaeholder -1% 88% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 0, Indians 4.
Top of the 5th, Browns Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 7-8-9
t5 0-4 0 --- O SLB F. Grube O. Hildebrand 2% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-4 1 --- SLB A. Strange O. Hildebrand -2% 88% Single (LF-CF)
George Puccinelli pinch hits for George Blaeholder (P) batting 9th
t5 0-4 1 1-- OO SLB G. Puccinelli O. Hildebrand 4% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 0, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Browns' Bobo Newsom facing 1-2-3
Bobo Newsom replaces George Puccinelli (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b5 4-0 0 --- CLE S. Rice B. Newsom 1% 93% Walk
b5 4-0 0 1-- O CLE F. Pytlak B. Newsom -0% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B; Rice to 2B
b5 4-0 1 -2- O CLE E. Averill B. Newsom -1% 92% Flyball: CF (Deep CF); Rice to 3B
b5 4-0 2 --3 O CLE J. Vosmik B. Newsom -1% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 0, Indians 4.
Top of the 6th, Browns Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 1-2-3
t6 0-4 0 --- O SLB D. Garms O. Hildebrand 2% 92% Flyball: RF
t6 0-4 1 --- SLB S. West O. Hildebrand -2% 90% Walk
t6 0-4 1 1-- SLB J. Burns O. Hildebrand -5% 86% Single to CF; West to 3B
t6 0-4 1 1-3 RO SLB R. Hornsby O. Hildebrand 2% 88% Flyball: RF; West Scores
t6 1-4 2 1-- O SLB B. Campbell O. Hildebrand 2% 90% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 1, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Browns' Bobo Newsom facing 5-6-7
b6 4-1 0 --- O CLE H. Trosky B. Newsom -1% 89% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 4-1 1 --- CLE W. Kamm B. Newsom 1% 90% Walk
b6 4-1 1 1-- CLE E. Moore B. Newsom 1% 91% Walk; Kamm to 2B
b6 4-1 1 12- OO CLE B. Knickerbocker B. Newsom -3% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Browns 1, Indians 4.
Top of the 7th, Browns Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Oral Hildebrand facing 6-7-8
t7 1-4 0 --- O SLB S. Melillo O. Hildebrand 3% 91% Flyball: LF
t7 1-4 1 --- O SLB F. Grube O. Hildebrand 2% 92% Popfly: 1B
t7 1-4 2 --- SLB A. Strange O. Hildebrand -1% 91% Reached on E3 (catch) (Ground Ball to P)
Harlond Clift pinch hits for Bobo Newsom (P) batting 9th
t7 1-4 2 1-- SLB H. Clift O. Hildebrand -3% 88% Single to LF; Strange to 3B
t7 1-4 2 1-3 SLB D. Garms O. Hildebrand -4% 85% Walk; Clift to 2B
t7 1-4 2 123 R SLB S. West O. Hildebrand -9% 76% Walk; Strange Scores/unER; Clift to 3B; Garms to 2B
Lloyd Brown replaces Oral Hildebrand pitching and batting 9th
t7 2-4 2 123 O SLB J. Burns L. Brown 12% 88% Flyball: 2B (Short CF)
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Browns 2, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-2, Browns' Bill McAfee facing 9-1-2
Bill McAfee replaces Harlond Clift (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-2 0 --- CLE L. Brown B. McAfee 3% 91% Double (CF-RF)
b7 4-2 0 -2- O CLE S. Rice B. McAfee -0% 90% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Brown to 3B
b7 4-2 1 --3 RO CLE F. Pytlak B. McAfee 2% 92% Flyball: CF; Brown Scores
b7 5-2 2 --- O CLE E. Averill B. McAfee -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 2, Indians 5.
Top of the 8th, Browns Batting, Behind 2-5, Indians' Lloyd Brown facing 4-5-6
t8 2-5 0 --- O SLB R. Hornsby L. Brown 3% 94% Flyball: RF
t8 2-5 1 --- O SLB B. Campbell L. Brown 2% 96% Flyball: CF
t8 2-5 2 --- O SLB S. Melillo L. Brown 1% 97% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Browns 2, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-2, Browns' Bill McAfee facing 4-5-6
b8 5-2 0 --- O CLE J. Vosmik B. McAfee -0% 96% Popfly: P
b8 5-2 1 --- O CLE H. Trosky B. McAfee -0% 96% Flyball: 2B
b8 5-2 2 --- CLE W. Kamm B. McAfee 0% 96% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b8 5-2 2 1-- O CLE E. Moore B. McAfee -0% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Browns 2, Indians 5.
Top of the 9th, Browns Batting, Behind 2-5, Indians' Lloyd Brown facing 7-8-9
t9 2-5 0 --- O SLB F. Grube L. Brown 2% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 2-5 1 --- SLB A. Strange L. Brown -2% 96% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
Ray Pepper pinch hits for Bill McAfee (P) batting 9th
t9 2-5 1 1-- O SLB R. Pepper L. Brown 3% 99% Flyball: 2B
t9 2-5 2 1-- O SLB D. Garms L. Brown 1% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Browns 2, Indians 5.

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