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Standings
NYY
@CHW
10
5
BOS
@CLE
1
8
BOS
@CLE
7
2
PHA
@DET
4
10
WSH
@SLB
7
6
STL
@BRO
4
2
STL
@BRO
5
2
PIT
@BSN
6
0
CHC
@NYG
7
8
 
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CHC
@NYG
2
4
Wednesday, August 25, 1937,
, League Park II
Attendance: 12,000, Time of Game: 2:20
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Red Sox
1
60-49
 Lost 3 
4th, 14½ GB
at Indians
8
54-54
 Won 3 
5th, 21 GB
W: Bob Feller (4-5)
L: Bobo Newsom (11-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  1
Indians         0  2  0   1  0  5   0  0  X    8 12  1

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dom Dallessandro RF 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 .240 .342 .281 .624 0.116 1.14 0.181 -0.066 0.8 2 1 2·SB,GDP
Doc Cramer CF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .299 .349 .378 .727 0.037 1.35 0.104 -0.067 -0.4 1 0 GDP
Joe Cronin SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .306 .394 .484 .878 -0.135 1.18 0.000 -0.135 -1.4 4 3
Jimmie Foxx 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .281 .381 .567 .948 -0.129 1.18 0.000 -0.129 -1.3 8 1
Pinky Higgins 3B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .292 .377 .428 .805 -0.160 1.49 0.000 -0.160 -1.5 3 1
Eric McNair 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .303 .357 .471 .827 -0.042 0.53 0.000 -0.042 -0.6 4 7
Ben Chapman LF 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .287 .396 .408 .804 0.003 0.44 0.028 -0.025 -0.2 0 0 CS
Gene Desautels C 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .249 .337 .302 .639 -0.058 0.69 0.000 -0.058 -0.7 2 2
Bobo Newsom P 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 .234 .253 .351 .604 0.081 0.99 0.081 0.000 0.7 0 2
   Rube Walberg P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .103 .161 .138 .299 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ted Olson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .375 .625 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ski Melillo PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .381 .458 .476 .935 0.004 0.12 0.004 0.000 0.4
   Joe Gonzales P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 28 1 4 0 4 16 32 .143 .250 .143 .393 -0.283 1.00 0.398 -0.682 -4.2 24 17
TB: B Chapman 2; D Cramer; B Newsom.
GIDP: D Cramer (); D Dallessandro ().
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Foxx-J Cronin-E McNair.
E: B Chapman (6).
Outfield Assists: D Dallessandro (B Feller at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: D Dallessandro 2 (2, Home off B Feller/F Pytlak, 2nd base off B Feller/F Pytlak).
CS: B Chapman (10, 2nd base by B Feller/F Pytlak).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lyn Lary SS 4 1 2 1 1 1 5 .307 .389 .452 .841 0.059 0.81 0.086 -0.027 0.4 4 2
John Kroner 2B 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .222 .286 .289 .575 -0.063 0.67 0.012 -0.076 -1.0 0 2
Earl Averill CF 2 1 1 0 3 0 5 .305 .401 .505 .906 0.013 0.81 0.084 -0.071 0.7 1 0 2B,CS
Billy Sullivan 1B 5 1 1 2 0 0 5 .294 .360 .476 .836 0.030 1.08 0.099 -0.069 0.5 4 0
Moose Solters LF 4 1 2 1 1 1 5 .324 .378 .500 .878 -0.005 0.59 0.046 -0.051 0.4 0 0
Bruce Campbell RF 4 0 3 2 0 0 4 .329 .417 .519 .937 0.080 0.65 0.103 -0.023 2.5 1 0 2·2B
Odell Hale 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .280 .341 .380 .721 -0.067 0.87 0.033 -0.099 -1.1 1 1
Frankie Pytlak C 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .324 .405 .389 .794 0.210 0.80 0.211 -0.001 2.2 16 1
Bob Feller P 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .125 .152 .125 .277 -0.042 0.93 0.054 -0.096 -1.1 0 0
Team Totals 33 8 12 7 8 2 41 .364 .488 .455 .942 0.215 0.80 0.728 -0.513 3.3 27 6
2B: B Campbell 2 (29, 1 off B Newsom, 1 off R Walberg); E Averill (27, off J Gonzales).
TB: B Campbell 5; L Lary 2; F Pytlak 2; E Averill 2; M Solters 2; B Feller; B Sullivan.
RBI: B Campbell 2 (43); B Sullivan 2 (19); L Lary (54); M Solters (75); B Feller (6).
2-out RBI: B Campbell 2; B Sullivan 2; M Solters.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 5 for 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Kroner-L Lary-B Sullivan 2.
E: F Pytlak (9).
Baserunning
CS: E Averill (3, 3rd base by B Newsom/G Desautels).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bobo Newsom, L (11-9) 5.2 8 5 5 7 2 0 5.12 29 28 -0.058 1.00 0.0
Rube Walberg 0 3 3 3 1 0 0 5.24 4 2 2 -0.163 0.86 -4.9
Ted Olson 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.85 4 1 0 0.003 0.03 0.9
Joe Gonzales 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 4 0 0 0.000 0.01 0.6
Team Totals 8 12 8 8 8 2 0 9.00 41 28 3 2 -0.218 0.80 -3.4
R Walberg faced 4 batters in the 6th inning.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Feller, W (4-5) 9 4 1 0 4 16 0 3.17 32 89 0.282 1.00 4.2
Team Totals 9 4 1 0 4 16 0 0.00 32 89 0.282 1.00 4.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lou Kolls, 1B - Cal Hubbard, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Dinneen.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 12,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Dom Dallessandro RF 1 Lyn Lary SS
2 Doc Cramer CF 2 John Kroner 2B
3 Joe Cronin SS 3 Earl Averill CF
4 Jimmie Foxx 1B 4 Billy Sullivan 1B
5 Pinky Higgins 3B 5 Moose Solters LF
6 Eric McNair 2B 6 Bruce Campbell RF
7 Ben Chapman LF 7 Odell Hale 3B
8 Gene Desautels C 8 Frankie Pytlak C
9 Bobo Newsom P 9 Bob Feller P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-1 1 1-- R CLE F. Pytlak B. Newsom 14% 60% Single to LF; Hale Scores/Adv on E7 (throw to 3B)/No RBI; Pytlak to 3B
t6 1-3 2 123 O BOS P. Higgins B. Feller 11% 83% Strikeout
t6 1-3 1 123 O BOS J. Foxx B. Feller 10% 73% Popfly: 3B
t6 1-3 0 12- BOS D. Cramer B. Feller -10% 53% Single to LF; Dallessandro to 2B; Newsom to 3B
b6 3-1 2 123 RR CLE B. Sullivan R. Walberg 10% 94% Single to RF; Averill to 3B; Kroner Scores; Lary Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bob Feller facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BOS D. Dallessandro B. Feller -3% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O BOS D. Cramer B. Feller 3% 50% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 1-- BOS J. Cronin B. Feller -4% 46% Dallessandro Steals 2B; Dallessandro to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
t1 0-0 1 --3 R BOS J. Cronin B. Feller -3% 43% Dallessandro Steals Hm; Dallessandro Scores/unER
t1 1-0 1 --- O BOS J. Cronin B. Feller 2% 45% Strikeout
t1 1-0 2 --- O BOS J. Foxx B. Feller 1% 46% Strikeout
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Bobo Newsom facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- CLE L. Lary B. Newsom 4% 49% Walk
b1 0-1 0 1-- O CLE J. Kroner B. Newsom -3% 46% Groundout: C-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-1 1 1-- CLE E. Averill B. Newsom 4% 50% Walk; Kroner to 2B
b1 0-1 1 12- O CLE B. Sullivan B. Newsom -4% 46% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Kroner to 3B
b1 0-1 2 1-3 O CLE M. Solters B. Newsom -5% 40% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Bob Feller facing 5-6-7
t2 1-0 0 --- O BOS P. Higgins B. Feller 2% 43% Lineout: SS
t2 1-0 1 --- O BOS E. McNair B. Feller 2% 44% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 2 --- BOS B. Chapman B. Feller -1% 43% Single to CF
t2 1-0 2 1-- O BOS G. Desautels B. Feller 2% 45% Chapman Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Bobo Newsom facing 6-7-8
b2 0-1 0 --- CLE B. Campbell B. Newsom 6% 52% Double to RF
b2 0-1 0 -2- O CLE O. Hale B. Newsom -6% 46% Fielder's Choice P; Campbell out at 3B/P-SS
b2 0-1 1 1-- R CLE F. Pytlak B. Newsom 14% 60% Single to LF; Hale Scores/Adv on E7 (throw to 3B)/No RBI; Pytlak to 3B
b2 1-1 1 --3 R CLE B. Feller B. Newsom 5% 65% Single to RF; Pytlak Scores
b2 2-1 1 1-- O CLE L. Lary B. Newsom -3% 63% Strikeout
b2 2-1 2 1-- O CLE J. Kroner B. Newsom -2% 60% Popfly: SS
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Bob Feller facing 8-9-1
t3 1-2 0 --- O BOS G. Desautels B. Feller 3% 63% Strikeout
t3 1-2 1 --- BOS B. Newsom B. Feller -3% 60% Walk
t3 1-2 1 1-- OO BOS D. Dallessandro B. Feller 6% 66% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Bobo Newsom facing 3-4-5
b3 2-1 0 --- CLE E. Averill B. Newsom 3% 69% Walk
b3 2-1 0 1-- O CLE B. Sullivan B. Newsom -2% 68% Groundout: 2B-1B; Averill to 2B
b3 2-1 1 -2- O CLE M. Solters B. Newsom -5% 62% Averill Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
b3 2-1 2 --- CLE M. Solters B. Newsom 1% 64% Walk
b3 2-1 2 1-- O CLE B. Campbell B. Newsom -2% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Bob Feller facing 2-3-4
t4 1-2 0 --- O BOS D. Cramer B. Feller 3% 64% Strikeout Looking
t4 1-2 1 --- O BOS J. Cronin B. Feller 2% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 1-2 2 --- O BOS J. Foxx B. Feller 1% 68% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Red Sox' Bobo Newsom facing 7-8-9
b4 2-1 0 --- CLE O. Hale B. Newsom 3% 71% Walk
b4 2-1 0 1-- CLE F. Pytlak B. Newsom 5% 76% Single to LF; Hale to 2B
b4 2-1 0 12- O CLE B. Feller B. Newsom -5% 71% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Pytlak to 2B
b4 2-1 1 12- RO CLE L. Lary B. Newsom 4% 75% Single to RF; Pytlak Scores; Feller out at 3B/RF-SS-3B
b4 3-1 2 1-- O CLE J. Kroner B. Newsom -2% 74% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 3.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Bob Feller facing 5-6-7
t5 1-3 0 --- O BOS P. Higgins B. Feller 3% 77% Strikeout
t5 1-3 1 --- O BOS E. McNair B. Feller 2% 79% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-3 2 --- BOS B. Chapman B. Feller -2% 77% Single to LF
t5 1-3 2 1-- O BOS G. Desautels B. Feller 3% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Red Sox' Bobo Newsom facing 3-4-5
b5 3-1 0 --- O CLE E. Averill B. Newsom -2% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 3-1 1 --- O CLE B. Sullivan B. Newsom -1% 77% Lineout: 2B
b5 3-1 2 --- CLE M. Solters B. Newsom 1% 78% Single to 3B
b5 3-1 2 1-- CLE B. Campbell B. Newsom 2% 80% Single to RF; Solters to 3B
b5 3-1 2 1-3 O CLE O. Hale B. Newsom -4% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 3.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Bob Feller facing 9-1-2
t6 1-3 0 --- BOS B. Newsom B. Feller -5% 71% Single to CF
t6 1-3 0 1-- BOS D. Dallessandro B. Feller -8% 63% Walk; Newsom to 2B
t6 1-3 0 12- BOS D. Cramer B. Feller -10% 53% Single to LF; Dallessandro to 2B; Newsom to 3B
t6 1-3 0 123 O BOS J. Cronin B. Feller 10% 62% Strikeout
t6 1-3 1 123 O BOS J. Foxx B. Feller 10% 73% Popfly: 3B
t6 1-3 2 123 O BOS P. Higgins B. Feller 11% 83% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Red Sox' Bobo Newsom facing 8-9-1
b6 3-1 0 --- CLE F. Pytlak B. Newsom 2% 86% Walk
b6 3-1 0 1-- OO CLE B. Feller B. Newsom -5% 81% Double Play: Bunt Groundout: 1B-SS-2B
b6 3-1 2 --- CLE L. Lary B. Newsom 1% 82% Single to LF
b6 3-1 2 1-- CLE J. Kroner B. Newsom 1% 83% Walk; Lary to 2B
Rube Walberg replaces Bobo Newsom pitching and batting 9th
b6 3-1 2 12- CLE E. Averill R. Walberg 2% 84% Walk; Lary to 3B; Kroner to 2B
b6 3-1 2 123 RR CLE B. Sullivan R. Walberg 10% 94% Single to RF; Averill to 3B; Kroner Scores; Lary Scores
b6 5-1 2 1-3 R CLE M. Solters R. Walberg 3% 97% Single to RF; Sullivan to 3B; Averill Scores
b6 6-1 2 1-3 RR CLE B. Campbell R. Walberg 2% 99% Double to RF; Solters Scores; Sullivan Scores
Ted Olson replaces Rube Walberg pitching and batting 9th
b6 8-1 2 -2- O CLE O. Hale T. Olson -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 8.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-8, Indians' Bob Feller facing 6-7-8
t7 1-8 0 --- O BOS E. McNair B. Feller 0% 99% Strikeout
t7 1-8 1 --- O BOS B. Chapman B. Feller 0% 99% Flyball: RF
t7 1-8 2 --- O BOS G. Desautels B. Feller 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 8-1, Red Sox' Ted Olson facing 8-9-1
b7 8-1 0 --- O CLE F. Pytlak T. Olson -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 8-1 1 --- O CLE B. Feller T. Olson -0% 100% Popfly: 2B
b7 8-1 2 --- O CLE L. Lary T. Olson -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 8.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-8, Indians' Bob Feller facing 9-1-2
Ski Melillo pinch hits for Ted Olson (P) batting 9th
t8 1-8 0 --- BOS S. Melillo B. Feller -0% 99% Walk
t8 1-8 0 1-- O BOS D. Dallessandro B. Feller 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t8 1-8 1 1-- OO BOS D. Cramer B. Feller 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 8-1, Red Sox' Joe Gonzales facing 2-3-4
Joe Gonzales replaces Ski Melillo (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 8-1 0 --- O CLE J. Kroner J. Gonzales -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 8-1 1 --- CLE E. Averill J. Gonzales 0% 100% Double to RF
b8 8-1 1 -2- O CLE B. Sullivan J. Gonzales -0% 100% Flyball: RF
b8 8-1 2 -2- O CLE M. Solters J. Gonzales -0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 8.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 1-8, Indians' Bob Feller facing 3-4-5
t9 1-8 0 --- O BOS J. Cronin B. Feller 0% 100% Foul Popfly: 1B
t9 1-8 1 --- O BOS J. Foxx B. Feller 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 1-8 2 --- O BOS P. Higgins B. Feller 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Indians 8.

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