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@CLE
5
7
SLB
@DET
11
10
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@NYY
4
5
 
(12)
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@PHA
6
4
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@BRO
3
4
PHI
@BSN
5
6
 
(11)
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@CHC
7
8
 
(10)
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@STL
7
8
 
(12)
Sunday, May 31, 1936,
, League Park II
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:07
White Sox
5
19-21
 Lost 4 
6th, 9½ GB
at Indians
7
24-17
 Won 5 
3rd, 5 GB
W: Mel Harder (6-4)
L: Vern Kennedy (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  2  2   0  0  0   0  1  0    5  9  0
Indians         2  0  1   1  0  2   1  0  X    7 13  1

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rip Radcliff LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .357 .388 .500 .888 -0.073 1.44 0.086 -0.160 -0.3 0 0 3B
Mike Kreevich CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .247 .321 .362 .683 -0.055 1.29 0.079 -0.135 -0.9 2 0
Mule Haas RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .301 .370 .392 .761 0.031 0.93 0.068 -0.037 0.3 0 0
   Red Evans PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   George Washington RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .156 .182 .250 .432 -0.100 4.03 0.000 -0.100 -0.5 0 1
Zeke Bonura 1B 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .319 .405 .478 .883 -0.069 1.61 0.069 -0.138 -0.1 9 2
Tony Piet 2B 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .273 .381 .476 .856 0.020 1.60 0.134 -0.114 0.2 0 2 SB
Jackie Hayes SS 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .538 .600 .923 1.523 0.065 1.95 0.198 -0.132 0.6 7 3
Jimmy Dykes 3B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .292 .384 .442 .826 -0.103 1.63 0.077 -0.181 -0.8 2 2 GDP
Luke Sewell C 4 0 2 2 0 0 4 .254 .340 .385 .725 0.080 1.78 0.193 -0.113 1.1 4 2
Vern Kennedy P 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .231 .231 .346 .577 -0.022 1.40 0.080 -0.102 -0.5 0 3
Team Totals 36 5 9 5 4 1 40 .250 .325 .306 .631 -0.226 1.57 0.984 -1.212 -0.9 24 15
3B: R Radcliff (2, off M Harder).
TB: R Radcliff 3; L Sewell 2; J Hayes 2; V Kennedy; M Kreevich; M Haas; J Dykes.
GIDP: J Dykes ().
RBI: L Sewell 2 (22); J Hayes 2 (3); J Dykes (16).
2-out RBI: L Sewell 2; J Hayes 2; J Dykes.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. Z Bonura-J Hayes-Z Bonura; J Hayes-Z Bonura.
PB: L Sewell (2).
Outfield Assists: G Washington (R Hughes at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: T Piet (8, 2nd base off M Harder/B Sullivan).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Milt Galatzer RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .354 .436 .438 .874 0.008 0.91 0.061 -0.053 0.2 4 0
Bill Knickerbocker SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .257 .318 .363 .681 -0.184 1.08 0.000 -0.184 -2.3 2 1 CS,GDP
Odell Hale 3B 2 3 2 1 2 0 4 .316 .372 .513 .885 0.141 0.53 0.141 0.000 1.5 2 2 HR
Earl Averill CF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .344 .413 .584 .997 0.110 0.80 0.159 -0.049 1.7 4 0 3B,2B
Hal Trosky 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .323 .365 .629 .994 0.091 0.99 0.143 -0.052 0.8 7 2 2B
Billy Sullivan C 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .422 .458 .644 1.103 0.047 0.86 0.099 -0.052 -0.1 2 0 3B,SH
Joe Vosmik LF 1 1 1 1 3 0 4 .250 .365 .410 .774 0.161 1.28 0.246 -0.085 1.4 2 0 2B
Roy Hughes 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .230 .282 .315 .598 0.040 1.25 0.128 -0.088 0.1 4 4
Mel Harder P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .077 .077 .077 .154 -0.139 0.82 0.000 -0.139 -1.6 0 0 GDP
Team Totals 30 7 13 6 5 2 36 .433 .514 .767 1.281 0.275 0.96 0.977 -0.702 1.7 27 9
2B: E Averill (9, off V Kennedy); H Trosky (11, off V Kennedy); J Vosmik (7, off V Kennedy).
3B: B Sullivan (3, off V Kennedy); E Averill (5, off V Kennedy).
HR: O Hale (4, off V Kennedy, 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF-RF).
SH: B Sullivan (1, off V Kennedy).
TB: O Hale 5; E Averill 5; B Sullivan 3; H Trosky 3; M Galatzer 2; R Hughes 2; J Vosmik 2; M Harder.
GIDP: M Harder (); B Knickerbocker ().
RBI: E Averill 2 (32); R Hughes (17); J Vosmik (28); O Hale (20); H Trosky (45).
2-out RBI: E Averill 2; O Hale; H Trosky.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 4 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. O Hale-R Hughes-H Trosky.
E: O Hale (6).
Baserunning
CS: B Knickerbocker (4, 2nd base by V Kennedy/L Sewell).
Pickoffs: J Vosmik (2nd base by L Sewell); R Hughes (1st base by V Kennedy).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vern Kennedy, L (4-3) 8 13 7 7 5 2 1 4.73 36 25 -0.274 0.96 -1.7
Team Totals 8 13 7 7 5 2 1 7.88 36 25 -0.274 0.96 -1.7

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mel Harder, W (6-4) 9 9 5 3 4 1 0 4.42 40 50 0.226 1.57 0.9
Team Totals 9 9 5 3 4 1 0 3.00 40 50 0.226 1.57 0.9
Balks: None.
WP: V Kennedy (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: V Kennedy (3; R Hughes, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Dinneen, 1B - Harry Geisel, 2B - (none), 3B - Cal Hubbard.
Time of Game: 2:07.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Rip Radcliff LF 1 Milt Galatzer RF
2 Mike Kreevich CF 2 Bill Knickerbocker SS
3 Mule Haas RF 3 Odell Hale 3B
4 Zeke Bonura 1B 4 Earl Averill CF
5 Tony Piet 2B 5 Hal Trosky 1B
6 Jackie Hayes SS 6 Billy Sullivan C
7 Jimmy Dykes 3B 7 Joe Vosmik LF
8 Luke Sewell C 8 Roy Hughes 2B
9 Vern Kennedy P 9 Mel Harder P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 2-2 2 123 RR CHW J. Hayes M. Harder -16% 32% Single to RF; Radcliff Scores; Haas Scores; Bonura to 3B
t2 0-2 2 -23 RR CHW L. Sewell M. Harder -14% 53% Single to LF; Piet Scores/unER; Hayes Scores/unER
b4 4-4 1 12- OO CLE M. Harder V. Kennedy -11% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
t9 5-7 1 12- O CHW G. Washington M. Harder 10% 92% Popfly: SS
b6 4-4 1 --- CLE B. Sullivan V. Kennedy 10% 65% Triple to CF (Deep CF-RF)

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' Mel Harder facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW R. Radcliff M. Harder 2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW M. Kreevich M. Harder 2% 54% Popfly: 1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHW M. Haas M. Harder 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Vern Kennedy facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE M. Galatzer V. Kennedy -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Knickerbocker V. Kennedy -2% 51% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-0 2 --- CLE O. Hale V. Kennedy 1% 52% Single to CF
b1 0-0 2 1-- CLE E. Averill V. Kennedy 1% 53% Passed Ball; Hale to 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- R CLE E. Averill V. Kennedy 9% 62% Double to CF; Hale Scores
b1 1-0 2 -2- R CLE H. Trosky V. Kennedy 7% 69% Single to LF (Short LF); Averill Scores
b1 2-0 2 1-- O CLE B. Sullivan V. Kennedy -2% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Mel Harder facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- CHW Z. Bonura M. Harder -4% 64% Walk
t2 0-2 0 1-- CHW T. Piet M. Harder -8% 56% Reached on E5 (throw to 2B) (Ground Ball); Bonura to 3B; Piet to 1B
t2 0-2 0 1-3 CHW J. Hayes M. Harder -2% 54% Piet Steals 2B
t2 0-2 0 -23 O CHW J. Hayes M. Harder 7% 61% Fielder's Choice 1B; Bonura out at Hm/1B-C; Piet to 3B; Hayes to 1B
t2 0-2 1 1-3 O CHW J. Dykes M. Harder 5% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B; Hayes to 2B
t2 0-2 2 -23 RR CHW L. Sewell M. Harder -14% 53% Single to LF; Piet Scores/unER; Hayes Scores/unER
t2 2-2 2 1-- O CHW V. Kennedy M. Harder 3% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, White Sox' Vern Kennedy facing 7-8-9
b2 2-2 0 --- CLE J. Vosmik V. Kennedy 3% 59% Walk
b2 2-2 0 1-- CLE R. Hughes V. Kennedy 5% 64% Single to RF; Vosmik to 2B
b2 2-2 0 12- O CLE M. Harder V. Kennedy -8% 56% Vosmik Picked off 2B (C-SS)
b2 2-2 1 1-- O CLE M. Harder V. Kennedy -4% 51% Hughes Picked off 1B (P-1B-SS)
b2 2-2 2 --- O CLE M. Harder V. Kennedy -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 2.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Mel Harder facing 1-2-3
t3 2-2 0 --- CHW R. Radcliff M. Harder -9% 41% Triple (Deep LF-CF)
t3 2-2 0 --3 O CHW M. Kreevich M. Harder 5% 46% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
t3 2-2 1 --3 CHW M. Haas M. Harder -2% 44% Walk
t3 2-2 1 1-3 CHW Z. Bonura M. Harder -3% 40% Walk; Haas to 2B
t3 2-2 1 123 O CHW T. Piet M. Harder 8% 48% Strikeout Looking
t3 2-2 2 123 RR CHW J. Hayes M. Harder -16% 32% Single to RF; Radcliff Scores; Haas Scores; Bonura to 3B
t3 4-2 2 1-3 O CHW J. Dykes M. Harder 4% 36% Popfly: 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 2-4, White Sox' Vern Kennedy facing 1-2-3
b3 2-4 0 --- O CLE M. Galatzer V. Kennedy -3% 34% Flyball: CF
b3 2-4 1 --- O CLE B. Knickerbocker V. Kennedy -2% 31% Strikeout
b3 2-4 2 --- R CLE O. Hale V. Kennedy 10% 41% Home Run (CF-RF)
b3 3-4 2 --- O CLE E. Averill V. Kennedy -1% 40% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 3.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 4-3, Indians' Mel Harder facing 8-9-1
t4 4-3 0 --- O CHW L. Sewell M. Harder 3% 42% Lineout: CF
t4 4-3 1 --- O CHW V. Kennedy M. Harder 2% 44% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t4 4-3 2 --- O CHW R. Radcliff M. Harder 1% 46% Lineout: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, White Sox' Vern Kennedy facing 5-6-7
b4 3-4 0 --- CLE H. Trosky V. Kennedy 7% 53% Double to RF (RF Line)
b4 3-4 0 -2- O CLE B. Sullivan V. Kennedy -2% 50% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Trosky to 3B
b4 3-4 1 --3 CLE J. Vosmik V. Kennedy 3% 53% Walk
b4 3-4 1 1-3 R CLE R. Hughes V. Kennedy 8% 61% Single to P/Bunt; Trosky Scores; Vosmik to 2B
b4 4-4 1 12- OO CLE M. Harder V. Kennedy -11% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 4.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Tied 4-4, Indians' Mel Harder facing 2-3-4
t5 4-4 0 --- O CHW M. Kreevich M. Harder 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t5 4-4 1 --- O CHW M. Haas M. Harder 2% 56% Flyball: CF
t5 4-4 2 --- O CHW Z. Bonura M. Harder 2% 57% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 4-4, White Sox' Vern Kennedy facing 1-2-3
b5 4-4 0 --- CLE M. Galatzer V. Kennedy 4% 62% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b5 4-4 0 1-- O CLE B. Knickerbocker V. Kennedy -4% 57% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b5 4-4 1 1-- O CLE O. Hale V. Kennedy -6% 52% Knickerbocke Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b5 4-4 2 --- CLE O. Hale V. Kennedy 2% 53% Walk
b5 4-4 2 1-- O CLE E. Averill V. Kennedy -3% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 4.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Tied 4-4, Indians' Mel Harder facing 5-6-7
t6 4-4 0 --- O CHW T. Piet M. Harder 4% 54% Popfly: 2B
t6 4-4 1 --- CHW J. Hayes M. Harder -4% 50% Single to LF (Short LF)
t6 4-4 1 1-- OO CHW J. Dykes M. Harder 8% 58% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 4-4, White Sox' Vern Kennedy facing 5-6-7
b6 4-4 0 --- O CLE H. Trosky V. Kennedy -4% 55% Flyball: CF
b6 4-4 1 --- CLE B. Sullivan V. Kennedy 10% 65% Triple to CF (Deep CF-RF)
b6 4-4 1 --3 R CLE J. Vosmik V. Kennedy 9% 74% Double to RF (Deep RF); Sullivan Scores
b6 5-4 1 -2- O CLE R. Hughes V. Kennedy -3% 71% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Vosmik to 3B
b6 5-4 2 --3 R CLE M. Harder V. Kennedy 8% 79% Wild Pitch; Vosmik Scores
b6 6-4 2 --- O CLE M. Harder V. Kennedy -1% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 6.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 4-6, Indians' Mel Harder facing 8-9-1
t7 4-6 0 --- CHW L. Sewell M. Harder -6% 72% Single to RF
t7 4-6 0 1-- O CHW V. Kennedy M. Harder 6% 78% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 4-6 1 1-- O CHW R. Radcliff M. Harder 5% 83% Popfly: 3B
t7 4-6 2 1-- O CHW M. Kreevich M. Harder 4% 87% Lineout: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-4, White Sox' Vern Kennedy facing 1-2-3
b7 6-4 0 --- CLE M. Galatzer V. Kennedy 2% 89% Single to RF
b7 6-4 0 1-- OO CLE B. Knickerbocker V. Kennedy -4% 84% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b7 6-4 2 --- CLE O. Hale V. Kennedy 1% 85% Walk
b7 6-4 2 1-- R CLE E. Averill V. Kennedy 7% 92% Triple to CF (Deep CF-RF); Hale Scores
b7 7-4 2 --3 O CLE H. Trosky V. Kennedy -2% 91% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 7.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 4-7, Indians' Mel Harder facing 3-4-5
t8 4-7 0 --- CHW M. Haas M. Harder -5% 86% Single to CF
Red Evans pinch runs for Mule Haas (RF) batting 3rd
t8 4-7 0 1-- O CHW Z. Bonura M. Harder 4% 90% Groundout: SS-1B; Evans to 2B
t8 4-7 1 -2- CHW T. Piet M. Harder -4% 86% Walk
t8 4-7 1 12- O CHW J. Hayes M. Harder 6% 92% Lineout: CF (Deep CF-RF)
t8 4-7 2 12- R CHW J. Dykes M. Harder -8% 84% Single to LF; Evans Scores; Piet to 3B
t8 5-7 2 1-3 O CHW L. Sewell M. Harder 9% 93% Flyball: RF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 5, Indians 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-5, White Sox' Vern Kennedy facing 6-7-8
George Washington replaces Red Evans (PR) playing RF batting 3rd
b8 7-5 0 --- O CLE B. Sullivan V. Kennedy -1% 92% Groundout: P-1B
b8 7-5 1 --- CLE J. Vosmik V. Kennedy 1% 92% Walk
b8 7-5 1 1-- O CLE R. Hughes V. Kennedy -1% 91% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b8 7-5 2 1-- O CLE M. Harder V. Kennedy -1% 90% Single to RF; Hughes out at 3B/RF-3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 5, Indians 7.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 5-7, Indians' Mel Harder facing 9-1-2
t9 5-7 0 --- CHW V. Kennedy M. Harder -8% 82% Single to CF
t9 5-7 0 1-- O CHW R. Radcliff M. Harder 7% 90% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
t9 5-7 1 1-- CHW M. Kreevich M. Harder -8% 82% Single to RF; Radcliff to 2B
t9 5-7 1 12- O CHW G. Washington M. Harder 10% 92% Popfly: SS
t9 5-7 2 12- O CHW Z. Bonura M. Harder 8% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 5, Indians 7.

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