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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
10
3
NYY
@CHW
6
4
BOS
@CLE
0
8
BOS
@CLE
2
6
PHA
@DET
2
4
PHA
@DET
6
7
WSH
@SLB
4
2
WSH
@SLB
2
3
CIN
@BRO
1
9
CHC
@BSN
7
8
CHC
@BSN
5
6
PIT
@NYG
6
3
PIT
@NYG
1
3
STL
@PHI
2
4
STL
@PHI
3
2
 
(10)
Sunday, July 13, 1947,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:55
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Red Sox
0
40-35
 Lost 1 
3rd, 11½ GB
at Indians
8
35-34
 Won 2 
4th, 12½ GB
W: Mel Harder (5-1)
L: Fritz Dorish (5-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  9  2
Indians         1  1  3   2  0  0   1  0  X    8 14  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dom DiMaggio CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .220 .328 .283 .611 -0.097 0.80 0.000 -0.097 -1.2 4 0
Johnny Pesky SS 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .297 .370 .355 .725 -0.046 0.70 0.027 -0.073 -0.1 1 2
   Eddie Pellagrini SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .199 .289 .305 .594 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Ted Williams LF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .300 .501 .604 1.106 0.014 0.81 0.031 -0.017 -0.6 2 0 GDP
Bobby Doerr 2B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .266 .333 .429 .762 -0.113 1.63 0.006 -0.119 -0.7 2 1
   Don Gutteridge 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .169 .263 .237 .500 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.2 0 2
Sam Mele RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .260 .329 .407 .736 -0.014 0.42 0.020 -0.035 -0.7 0 0 GDP
Jake Jones 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .242 .305 .379 .684 -0.030 0.39 0.000 -0.030 -0.3 12 1
Sam Dente 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .316 .316 .316 .632 -0.023 0.28 0.004 -0.027 -0.3 0 1
Birdie Tebbetts C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .205 .239 .256 .496 0.025 0.53 0.042 -0.017 -0.3 3 0
Fritz Dorish P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .174 .208 .217 .426 0.107 1.70 0.107 0.000 1.0 0 2
   Bill Zuber P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .125 .222 .125 .347 -0.008 0.15 0.000 -0.008 -0.7 0 1 GDP
Team Totals 32 0 9 0 2 3 34 .281 .324 .281 .605 -0.185 0.65 0.237 -0.423 -4.1 24 10
TB: J Pesky 3; J Jones; F Dorish; B Tebbetts; T Williams; S Dente; S Mele.
GIDP: B Zuber (1); T Williams (4); S Mele (5).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 6.
Fielding
E: D DiMaggio (4); B Tebbetts (4).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
George Metkovich CF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .258 .286 .353 .639 0.053 0.48 0.054 -0.001 0.2 2 0
Dale Mitchell LF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .327 .356 .389 .745 -0.051 0.53 0.008 -0.059 -0.5 1 1
Eddie Robinson 1B 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .229 .288 .438 .726 -0.021 0.40 0.020 -0.042 1.4 13 1 2B
Lou Boudreau SS 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .349 .420 .477 .897 0.034 0.26 0.036 -0.002 0.2 2 4
   Jack Conway SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .226 .267 .492 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.3 1 1
Hank Edwards RF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .258 .305 .438 .743 0.127 0.51 0.130 -0.002 0.4 1 0
Joe Gordon 2B 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 .252 .344 .476 .820 0.003 0.69 0.040 -0.037 0.9 2 4 HR,IW
Ken Keltner 3B 4 1 3 2 0 0 4 .266 .342 .409 .750 0.125 0.61 0.125 0.000 2.4 1 3 2B
   Eddie Bockman 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .455 .250 .705 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Jim Hegan C 3 0 0 1 1 1 4 .259 .346 .380 .725 0.054 0.45 0.055 -0.001 0.1 4 0
Mel Harder P 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 .167 .211 .222 .433 -0.008 0.48 0.000 -0.008 -0.5 0 1 2·SH
Team Totals 36 8 14 7 3 2 41 .389 .436 .528 .964 0.316 0.47 0.468 -0.152 4.4 27 16
2B: K Keltner (17, off F Dorish); E Robinson (4, off B Zuber).
HR: J Gordon (15, off B Zuber, 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
SH: M Harder 2 (3, 1 off F Dorish, 1 off B Zuber).
IBB: J Gordon (5, by F Dorish).
TB: K Keltner 4; J Gordon 4; E Robinson 3; H Edwards 2; L Boudreau 2; G Metkovich 2; D Mitchell; M Harder.
RBI: K Keltner 2 (31); J Gordon (32); E Robinson (25); G Metkovich (23); J Hegan (26); H Edwards (16).
2-out RBI: H Edwards.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 3. K Keltner-J Gordon-E Robinson; J Gordon-J Conway-E Robinson; J Gordon-L Boudreau-E Robinson.
Outfield Assists: D Mitchell (T Williams at 2nd base).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: L Boudreau (1st base by B Zuber).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fritz Dorish, L (5-8) 3 6 5 5 3 0 0 5.08 18 24 -0.288 1.05 -3.6
Bill Zuber 5 8 3 2 0 2 1 5.08 23 0 0 -0.026 0.04 -0.7
Team Totals 8 14 8 7 3 2 1 7.88 41 24 0 0 -0.314 0.47 -4.4

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mel Harder, W (5-1) 9 9 0 0 2 3 0 2.92 34 70 0.185 0.65 4.1
Team Totals 9 9 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 34 70 0.185 0.65 4.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: F Dorish (4; J Gordon).
Pickoffs: B Zuber (0; L Boudreau, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Art Passarella, 1B - Bill McKinley, 2B - Jim Boyer, 3B - Eddie Rommel.
Time of Game: 1:55.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Dom DiMaggio CF 1 George Metkovich CF
2 Johnny Pesky SS 2 Dale Mitchell LF
3 Ted Williams LF 3 Eddie Robinson 1B
4 Bobby Doerr 2B 4 Lou Boudreau SS
5 Sam Mele RF 5 Hank Edwards RF
6 Jake Jones 1B 6 Joe Gordon 2B
7 Sam Dente 3B 7 Ken Keltner 3B
8 Birdie Tebbetts C 8 Jim Hegan C
9 Fritz Dorish P 9 Mel Harder P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 12- R CLE H. Edwards F. Dorish 11% 65% Single to LF; Boudreau to 2B; Robinson Scores
t3 0-2 0 1-- BOS F. Dorish M. Harder -11% 58% Single to LF; Tebbetts to 3B
b3 2-0 1 123 RR CLE K. Keltner F. Dorish 9% 93% Double to LF; Gordon to 3B; Edwards Scores; Boudreau Scores
t3 0-2 2 123 O BOS B. Doerr M. Harder 8% 78% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 0-2 1 1-3 O BOS J. Pesky M. Harder 7% 73% Flyball: 1B

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' Mel Harder facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio M. Harder 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 1 --- BOS J. Pesky M. Harder -2% 50% Single to LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O BOS T. Williams M. Harder 1% 51% Single to CF; Pesky to 3B; Williams out at 2B/LF-3B-2B
t1 0-0 2 --3 O BOS B. Doerr M. Harder 4% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Fritz Dorish facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE G. Metkovich F. Dorish 4% 58% Single to LF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CLE D. Mitchell F. Dorish -3% 55% Flyball: 2B
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CLE E. Robinson F. Dorish -3% 52% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 2 1-- CLE L. Boudreau F. Dorish 2% 54% Walk; Robinson to 2B
b1 0-0 2 12- R CLE H. Edwards F. Dorish 11% 65% Single to LF; Boudreau to 2B; Robinson Scores
b1 1-0 2 12- O CLE J. Gordon F. Dorish -4% 61% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Mel Harder facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O BOS S. Mele M. Harder 2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- O BOS J. Jones M. Harder 2% 65% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 2 --- O BOS S. Dente M. Harder 1% 66% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Red Sox' Fritz Dorish facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- CLE K. Keltner F. Dorish 3% 69% Single to RF
b2 1-0 0 1-- CLE J. Hegan F. Dorish 5% 74% Walk; Keltner to 2B
b2 1-0 0 12- O CLE M. Harder F. Dorish -0% 74% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Hegan to 2B; Keltner to 3B
b2 1-0 1 -23 RO CLE G. Metkovich F. Dorish 1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B; Hegan to 3B; Keltner Scores
b2 2-0 2 --3 O CLE D. Mitchell F. Dorish -3% 73% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Mel Harder facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- BOS B. Tebbetts M. Harder -4% 69% Single to LF
t3 0-2 0 1-- BOS F. Dorish M. Harder -11% 58% Single to LF; Tebbetts to 3B
t3 0-2 0 1-3 O BOS D. DiMaggio M. Harder 7% 65% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-2 1 1-3 O BOS J. Pesky M. Harder 7% 73% Flyball: 1B
t3 0-2 2 1-3 BOS T. Williams M. Harder -3% 70% Walk; DiMaggio to 2B
t3 0-2 2 123 O BOS B. Doerr M. Harder 8% 78% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Red Sox' Fritz Dorish facing 3-4-5
b3 2-0 0 --- O CLE E. Robinson F. Dorish -1% 76% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 2-0 1 --- CLE L. Boudreau F. Dorish 2% 78% Single to RF
b3 2-0 1 1-- CLE H. Edwards F. Dorish 2% 80% Single to RF; Boudreau to 2B
b3 2-0 1 12- CLE J. Gordon F. Dorish 4% 84% Intentional Walk; Boudreau to 3B; Edwards to 2B
b3 2-0 1 123 RR CLE K. Keltner F. Dorish 9% 93% Double to LF; Gordon to 3B; Edwards Scores; Boudreau Scores
b3 4-0 1 -23 RO CLE J. Hegan F. Dorish 1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B; Keltner to 3B; Gordon Scores
b3 5-0 2 --3 O CLE M. Harder F. Dorish -1% 93% Groundout: 1B unassisted
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Mel Harder facing 5-6-7
t4 0-5 0 --- BOS S. Mele M. Harder -2% 91% Single to RF
t4 0-5 0 1-- O BOS J. Jones M. Harder 1% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B; Mele to 2B
t4 0-5 1 -2- O BOS S. Dente M. Harder 2% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-5 2 -2- O BOS B. Tebbetts M. Harder 1% 96% Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Red Sox' Bill Zuber facing 1-2-3
Bill Zuber replaces Fritz Dorish pitching and batting 9th
b4 5-0 0 --- CLE G. Metkovich B. Zuber 1% 96% Single to LF
b4 5-0 0 1-- CLE D. Mitchell B. Zuber 1% 97% Single; Metkovich to 2B
b4 5-0 0 12- RR CLE E. Robinson B. Zuber 2% 99% Single to CF; Metkovich Scores; Mitchell Scores/No RBI/Adv on E8/unER; Robinson to 2B
b4 7-0 0 -2- O CLE L. Boudreau B. Zuber -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
b4 7-0 1 -2- O CLE H. Edwards B. Zuber -0% 99% Flyball: CF
b4 7-0 2 -2- O CLE J. Gordon B. Zuber -0% 98% Foul Flyball: C
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 7.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-7, Indians' Mel Harder facing 9-1-2
t5 0-7 0 --- O BOS B. Zuber M. Harder 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-7 1 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio M. Harder 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-7 2 --- BOS J. Pesky M. Harder -0% 99% Single
t5 0-7 2 1-- O BOS T. Williams M. Harder 0% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 7.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-0, Red Sox' Bill Zuber facing 7-8-9
b5 7-0 0 --- CLE K. Keltner B. Zuber 0% 99% Single to LF
b5 7-0 0 1-- O CLE J. Hegan B. Zuber -0% 99% Strikeout
b5 7-0 1 1-- O CLE M. Harder B. Zuber -0% 99% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Keltner to 2B
b5 7-0 2 -2- O CLE G. Metkovich B. Zuber -0% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 7.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-7, Indians' Mel Harder facing 4-5-6
t6 0-7 0 --- BOS B. Doerr M. Harder -1% 98% Walk
t6 0-7 0 1-- OO BOS S. Mele M. Harder 1% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t6 0-7 2 --- O BOS J. Jones M. Harder 0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-0, Red Sox' Bill Zuber facing 2-3-4
b6 7-0 0 --- O CLE D. Mitchell B. Zuber -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
b6 7-0 1 --- O CLE E. Robinson B. Zuber -0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 7-0 2 --- CLE L. Boudreau B. Zuber 0% 99% Single to CF
b6 7-0 2 1-- CLE H. Edwards B. Zuber 0% 99% Boudreau Picked off 1B, safe on E2; Boudreau to 2B
b6 7-0 2 -2- O CLE H. Edwards B. Zuber -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 7.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-7, Indians' Mel Harder facing 7-8-9
t7 0-7 0 --- BOS S. Dente M. Harder -0% 99% Single to LF
t7 0-7 0 1-- O BOS B. Tebbetts M. Harder 0% 99% Flyball: CF
t7 0-7 1 1-- OO BOS B. Zuber M. Harder 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-0, Red Sox' Bill Zuber facing 6-7-8
Don Gutteridge replaces Bobby Doerr playing 2B batting 4th
b7 7-0 0 --- R CLE J. Gordon B. Zuber 0% 100% Home Run
b7 8-0 0 --- O CLE K. Keltner B. Zuber -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 8-0 1 --- O CLE J. Hegan B. Zuber -0% 100% Flyball: LF
b7 8-0 2 --- CLE M. Harder B. Zuber 0% 100% Single to LF
b7 8-0 2 1-- O CLE G. Metkovich B. Zuber -0% 100% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 8.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-8, Indians' Mel Harder facing 1-2-3
Eddie Bockman replaces Ken Keltner playing 3B batting 7th
Jack Conway replaces Lou Boudreau playing SS batting 4th
t8 0-8 0 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio M. Harder 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t8 0-8 1 --- BOS J. Pesky M. Harder -0% 100% Single
t8 0-8 1 1-- OO BOS T. Williams M. Harder 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 8-0, Red Sox' Bill Zuber facing 2-3-4
Eddie Pellagrini replaces Johnny Pesky playing SS batting 2nd
b8 8-0 0 --- O CLE D. Mitchell B. Zuber 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 8-0 1 --- CLE E. Robinson B. Zuber 0% 100% Double to RF
b8 8-0 1 -2- O CLE J. Conway B. Zuber -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 8-0 2 -2- O CLE H. Edwards B. Zuber 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 8.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-8, Indians' Mel Harder facing 4-5-6
t9 0-8 0 --- O BOS D. Gutteridge M. Harder 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 0-8 1 --- O BOS S. Mele M. Harder 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 0-8 2 --- BOS J. Jones M. Harder 0% 100% Single to LF
t9 0-8 2 1-- O BOS S. Dente M. Harder 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Indians 8.

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