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CLE
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CLE
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@CLE
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BSN
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BSN
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CLE
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Friday, October 8, 1948,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 70,306, Time of Game: 1:36
Braves
0
at Indians
2
W: Gene Bearden (1-0)
L: Vern Bickford (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  1
Indians         0  0  1   1  0  0   0  0  X    2  5  0
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tommy Holmes RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .083 .167 -0.117 1.16 0.000 -0.117 -1.0 2 0
Al Dark SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 .167 .417 -0.054 0.90 0.028 -0.082 -0.5 3 2 2B
Mike McCormick LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .300 .600 -0.017 0.85 0.046 -0.063 -0.2 6 0
Bob Elliott 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .400 -0.008 1.38 0.059 -0.067 -0.2 2 1
Frank McCormick 1B 3 0 1 0 0 1 .250 .500 -0.094 1.50 0.026 -0.120 -0.6 5 1 GDP
Clint Conatser CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.126 1.39 0.000 -0.126 -1.0 1 0 GDP
Phil Masi C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.092 1.15 0.000 -0.092 -0.7 2 0
Eddie Stanky 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .286 .873 0.003 0.82 0.040 -0.037 0.1 2 3
Vern Bickford P 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.020 1.61 0.000 -0.020 -0.2 0 0 SH
   Bill Voiselle P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.032 1.24 0.000 -0.032 -0.2 1 0
   Connie Ryan PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.014 0.52 0.000 -0.014 -0.1
   Red Barrett P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 0 5 0 0 4 .172 .379 -0.571 1.12 0.199 -0.770 -4.7 24 7
2B: A Dark (1, off G Bearden).
SH: V Bickford (1, off G Bearden).
TB: A Dark 2; F McCormick; B Elliott; E Stanky; M McCormick.
GIDP: C Conatser (1); F McCormick (1).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Dark-E Stanky-F McCormick.
E: A Dark (3).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dale Mitchell LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 .083 .237 -0.058 1.04 0.021 -0.079 -1.0 2 0
Larry Doby CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .364 .871 0.039 1.22 0.087 -0.049 0.0 1 0
Lou Boudreau SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 .167 .481 -0.069 0.81 0.008 -0.077 -0.9 1 2 GDP
Joe Gordon 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .333 -0.081 0.78 0.000 -0.081 -1.1 3 4
Ken Keltner 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 .091 .258 0.003 0.50 0.033 -0.029 -0.1 0 4
Wally Judnich RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .125 -0.035 0.60 0.013 -0.048 -0.6 1 0
Eddie Robinson 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .222 .522 -0.002 0.78 0.032 -0.034 -0.0 14 0
Jim Hegan C 3 0 1 1 0 0 .222 .522 0.058 1.01 0.091 -0.032 0.6 5 0
Gene Bearden P 3 1 2 0 0 0 .667 1.667 0.073 0.81 0.084 -0.011 0.8 0 6 2B
Team Totals 28 2 5 1 5 1 .179 .517 -0.072 0.84 0.369 -0.440 -2.1 27 16
2B: G Bearden (1, off V Bickford).
TB: G Bearden 3; E Robinson; J Hegan; L Doby.
GIDP: L Boudreau (1).
RBI: J Hegan (1).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. K Keltner-J Gordon-E Robinson; G Bearden-J Gordon-E Robinson.

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vern Bickford, L (0-1) 3.1 4 2 1 5 1 0 2.70 18 42 -0.130 1.09 -1.5
Bill Voiselle 3.2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 12 3 0 0.186 0.61 3.1
Red Barrett 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.015 0.19 0.5
Team Totals 8 5 2 1 5 1 0 1.12 33 42 3 0 0.071 0.84 2.1

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gene Bearden, W (1-0) 9 5 0 0 0 4 0 0.00 30 81 0.571 1.12 4.7
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 0 4 0 0.00 30 81 0.571 1.12 4.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Stewart, 1B - Bill Grieve, 2B - George Barr, 3B - Bill Summers, LF - Babe Pinelli, RF - Joe Paparella.
Time of Game: 1:36.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Braves         Cleveland Indians
1 Tommy Holmes RF 1 Dale Mitchell LF
2 Al Dark SS 2 Larry Doby CF
3 Mike McCormick LF 3 Lou Boudreau SS
4 Bob Elliott 3B 4 Joe Gordon 2B
5 Frank McCormick 1B 5 Ken Keltner 3B
6 Clint Conatser CF 6 Wally Judnich RF
7 Phil Masi C 7 Eddie Robinson 1B
8 Eddie Stanky 2B 8 Jim Hegan C
9 Vern Bickford P 9 Gene Bearden P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b4 1-0 1 12- R CLE J. Hegan V. Bickford 9% 81% Single to CF; Keltner Scores; Robinson to 2B
t7 0-2 1 1-- OO BSN C. Conatser G. Bearden 8% 89% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t4 0-1 1 1-- OO BSN F. McCormick G. Bearden 7% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
t7 0-2 0 --- BSN B. Elliott G. Bearden -6% 76% Single to LF
b3 0-0 1 12- RO CLE L. Doby V. Bickford 6% 65% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Bearden Scores/unER/Adv on E6 (throw to 1B); Doby to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gene Bearden facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BSN T. Holmes G. Bearden 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O BSN A. Dark G. Bearden 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O BSN M. McCormick G. Bearden 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Vern Bickford facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE D. Mitchell V. Bickford -2% 53% Lineout: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE L. Doby V. Bickford 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO CLE L. Boudreau V. Bickford -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gene Bearden facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O BSN B. Elliott G. Bearden 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- BSN F. McCormick G. Bearden -3% 50% Single to CF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O BSN C. Conatser G. Bearden 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B; McCormick to 2B
t2 0-0 2 -2- O BSN P. Masi G. Bearden 3% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Vern Bickford facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Gordon V. Bickford -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 --- O CLE K. Keltner V. Bickford -2% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b2 0-0 2 --- CLE W. Judnich V. Bickford 1% 52% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-- O CLE E. Robinson V. Bickford -2% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gene Bearden facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- BSN E. Stanky G. Bearden -4% 46% Single to RF
t3 0-0 0 1-- O BSN V. Bickford G. Bearden 2% 48% Bunt Groundout: C unassisted/Sacrifice; Stanky to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- O BSN T. Holmes G. Bearden 3% 51% Groundout: P-1B; Stanky to 3B
t3 0-0 2 --3 O BSN A. Dark G. Bearden 4% 56% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Vern Bickford facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan V. Bickford -3% 53% Foul Flyball: C
b3 0-0 1 --- CLE G. Bearden V. Bickford 5% 58% Double to RF
b3 0-0 1 -2- CLE D. Mitchell V. Bickford 2% 60% Walk
b3 0-0 1 12- RO CLE L. Doby V. Bickford 6% 65% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Bearden Scores/unER/Adv on E6 (throw to 1B); Doby to 2B
b3 1-0 2 -2- CLE L. Boudreau V. Bickford 1% 66% Walk
b3 1-0 2 12- O CLE J. Gordon V. Bickford -4% 62% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Gene Bearden facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- BSN M. McCormick G. Bearden -5% 58% Single to CF
t4 0-1 0 1-- O BSN B. Elliott G. Bearden 4% 62% Flyball: CF
t4 0-1 1 1-- OO BSN F. McCormick G. Bearden 7% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Braves' Vern Bickford facing 5-6-7
b4 1-0 0 --- CLE K. Keltner V. Bickford 3% 72% Walk
b4 1-0 0 1-- O CLE W. Judnich V. Bickford -3% 69% Strikeout
b4 1-0 1 1-- CLE E. Robinson V. Bickford 3% 72% Single to LF; Keltner to 2B
b4 1-0 1 12- R CLE J. Hegan V. Bickford 9% 81% Single to CF; Keltner Scores; Robinson to 2B
b4 2-0 1 12- CLE G. Bearden V. Bickford 4% 85% Single to LF; Robinson to 3B; Hegan to 2B
Bill Voiselle replaces Vern Bickford pitching and batting 9th
b4 2-0 1 123 O CLE D. Mitchell B. Voiselle -5% 80% Foul Flyball: 3B
b4 2-0 2 123 O CLE L. Doby B. Voiselle -5% 75% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Gene Bearden facing 6-7-8
t5 0-2 0 --- O BSN C. Conatser G. Bearden 3% 78% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-2 1 --- O BSN P. Masi G. Bearden 2% 80% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 0-2 2 --- O BSN E. Stanky G. Bearden 1% 81% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Bill Voiselle facing 3-4-5
b5 2-0 0 --- O CLE L. Boudreau B. Voiselle -1% 80% Popfly: 3B
b5 2-0 1 --- O CLE J. Gordon B. Voiselle -1% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 2-0 2 --- O CLE K. Keltner B. Voiselle -1% 78% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Gene Bearden facing 9-1-2
t6 0-2 0 --- O BSN B. Voiselle G. Bearden 3% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 0-2 1 --- O BSN T. Holmes G. Bearden 2% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-2 2 --- BSN A. Dark G. Bearden -3% 80% Double to LF
t6 0-2 2 -2- O BSN M. McCormick G. Bearden 4% 85% Popfly: 2B (Short LF-CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Bill Voiselle facing 6-7-8
b6 2-0 0 --- O CLE W. Judnich B. Voiselle -1% 83% Flyball: CF
b6 2-0 1 --- O CLE E. Robinson B. Voiselle -1% 82% Popfly: 2B
b6 2-0 2 --- O CLE J. Hegan B. Voiselle -1% 81% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Gene Bearden facing 4-5-6
t7 0-2 0 --- BSN B. Elliott G. Bearden -6% 76% Single to LF
t7 0-2 0 1-- O BSN F. McCormick G. Bearden 5% 81% Strikeout
t7 0-2 1 1-- OO BSN C. Conatser G. Bearden 8% 89% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Bill Voiselle facing 9-1-2
b7 2-0 0 --- O CLE G. Bearden B. Voiselle -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-0 1 --- O CLE D. Mitchell B. Voiselle -1% 87% Popfly: SS
b7 2-0 2 --- CLE L. Doby B. Voiselle 1% 87% Single to RF
b7 2-0 2 1-- O CLE L. Boudreau B. Voiselle -1% 86% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Gene Bearden facing 7-8-9
t8 0-2 0 --- O BSN P. Masi G. Bearden 4% 90% Bunt Groundout: P-1B
t8 0-2 1 --- O BSN E. Stanky G. Bearden 2% 92% Groundout: P-1B
Connie Ryan pinch hits for Bill Voiselle (P) batting 9th
t8 0-2 2 --- O BSN C. Ryan G. Bearden 1% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Braves' Red Barrett facing 4-5-6
Red Barrett replaces Connie Ryan (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-0 0 --- O CLE J. Gordon R. Barrett -1% 93% Flyball: LF
b8 2-0 1 --- O CLE K. Keltner R. Barrett -0% 93% Flyball: RF
b8 2-0 2 --- O CLE W. Judnich R. Barrett -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Gene Bearden facing 1-2-3
t9 0-2 0 --- O BSN T. Holmes G. Bearden 4% 96% Groundout: P-1B
t9 0-2 1 --- O BSN A. Dark G. Bearden 2% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 0-2 2 --- O BSN M. McCormick G. Bearden 1% 100% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Indians 2.

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