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Standings
NYY
@BOS
1
4
SLB
@CHW
5
7
SLB
@CHW
6
2
 
(6)
DET
@CLE
1
7
WSH
@PHA
5
8
WSH
@PHA
4
0
 
(7)
PHI
@BRO
5
3
PIT
@CIN
7
3
PIT
@CIN
5
3
BSN
@NYG
2
3
BSN
@NYG
2
5
 
(6)
CHC
@STL
1
6
Sunday, September 25, 1949,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 33,977, Time of Game: 1:55
Tigers
1
87-64
 Lost 1 
3rd, 7½ GB
at Indians
7
83-65
 Won 1 
4th, 10 GB
W: Bob Lemon (21-10)
L: Art Houtteman (15-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  5  1
Indians         0  2  0   0  0  0   1  4  X    7 11  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Lake 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .189 .361 .251 .612 -0.145 1.11 0.000 -0.145 -1.1 0 2
Johnny Lipon SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .251 .363 .331 .694 -0.076 1.29 0.059 -0.135 -0.6 2 3 CS
Dick Wakefield LF 3 1 0 0 1 3 4 .202 .369 .387 .757 -0.049 1.01 0.030 -0.079 -0.3 3 0
Vic Wertz RF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .303 .385 .466 .850 0.039 0.76 0.065 -0.026 0.0 1 0
Hoot Evers CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .300 .400 .428 .827 0.021 1.10 0.076 -0.055 0.5 4 0
Aaron Robinson C 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .270 .404 .425 .829 -0.057 1.38 0.013 -0.070 -0.6 0 0
Sam Vico 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .193 .315 .343 .658 -0.030 1.05 0.049 -0.079 -0.7 10 4
Neil Berry 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .244 .307 .278 .585 -0.029 1.51 0.052 -0.081 -0.2 1 3
Art Houtteman P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .244 .253 .269 .522 -0.111 1.45 0.000 -0.111 -0.8 3 3
   Virgil Trucks P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .122 .149 .143 .291 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ted Gray P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .131 .209 .131 .340 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 5 1 4 11 34 .167 .265 .167 .431 -0.437 1.14 0.344 -0.781 -3.7 24 15
TB: V Wertz 2; N Berry; H Evers; S Vico.
RBI: A Robinson (52).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 2. N Berry-J Lipon-S Vico; S Vico-J Lipon.
E: A Houtteman (2).
Baserunning
CS: J Lipon (4, 2nd base by B Lemon/M Tresh).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dale Mitchell LF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .315 .359 .428 .787 0.055 0.69 0.105 -0.050 0.0 2 0
Lou Boudreau SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .283 .379 .364 .743 -0.020 0.45 0.024 -0.044 -0.9 4 1
Mickey Vernon 1B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .293 .360 .453 .812 0.008 0.77 0.065 -0.057 -0.0 5 2 GDP
Larry Doby CF 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .276 .384 .457 .841 0.071 1.12 0.141 -0.069 1.0 3 0 GDP
Luke Easter RF 3 2 2 0 0 0 4 .211 .318 .289 .608 0.067 0.96 0.079 -0.012 1.3 0 0 2B,SH
Joe Gordon 2B 2 1 0 1 2 0 4 .248 .353 .395 .749 -0.008 1.00 0.012 -0.020 0.0 1 3 2·IW
Bob Kennedy 3B 4 1 1 3 0 0 4 .278 .338 .414 .751 -0.034 1.17 0.048 -0.082 0.5 0 1
Mike Tresh C 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .216 .310 .216 .526 -0.064 1.11 0.011 -0.075 -0.8 11 1
   Hal Peck PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .310 .375 .345 .720 0.007 0.17 0.007 0.000 1.3
   Jim Hegan C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .300 .334 .634 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bob Lemon P 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .262 .321 .553 .875 -0.020 0.54 0.018 -0.038 0.5 1 0
Team Totals 33 7 11 7 4 0 38 .333 .405 .364 .769 0.062 0.83 0.510 -0.447 2.9 27 8
2B: L Easter (3, off A Houtteman).
SH: L Easter (1, off A Houtteman).
IBB: J Gordon 2 (10, 2 by A Houtteman).
TB: L Easter 3; L Doby 2; M Vernon 2; M Tresh; L Boudreau; D Mitchell; B Kennedy; H Peck.
GIDP: L Doby (15); M Vernon (9).
RBI: B Kennedy 3 (51); H Peck (9); D Mitchell (53); J Gordon (75); B Lemon (17).
2-out RBI: D Mitchell.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Gordon-M Vernon; M Tresh-L Boudreau.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: L Easter (1st base by A Houtteman).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Art Houtteman, L (15-10) 7.1 10 7 6 4 0 0 3.61 34 28 -0.055 0.93 -1.8
Virgil Trucks 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.73 1 2 1 -0.007 0.17 -1.3
Ted Gray 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.64 3 2 1 -0.001 -.01 0.2
Team Totals 8 11 7 6 4 0 0 6.75 38 28 4 2 -0.063 0.83 -2.9
V Trucks faced 1 batter in the 8th inning.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Lemon, W (21-10) 9 5 1 1 4 11 0 2.98 34 80 0.438 1.14 3.7
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 4 11 0 1.00 34 80 0.438 1.14 3.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: A Houtteman 2 (3; J Gordon, J Gordon).
Pickoffs: A Houtteman (4; L Easter, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Jones, 1B - Bill McKinley, 2B - Bill McGowan, 3B - Art Passarella.
Time of Game: 1:55.
Attendance: 33,977.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Cleveland Indians
1 Eddie Lake 3B 1 Dale Mitchell LF
2 Johnny Lipon SS 2 Lou Boudreau SS
3 Dick Wakefield LF 3 Mickey Vernon 1B
4 Vic Wertz RF 4 Larry Doby CF
5 Hoot Evers CF 5 Luke Easter RF
6 Aaron Robinson C 6 Joe Gordon 2B
7 Sam Vico 1B 7 Bob Kennedy 3B
8 Neil Berry 2B 8 Mike Tresh C
9 Art Houtteman P 9 Bob Lemon P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t6 1-2 0 1-- OO DET D. Wakefield B. Lemon 12% 72% Double Play: Strikeout, Lipon Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b7 2-1 2 12- R CLE D. Mitchell A. Houtteman 11% 89% Single to CF; Tresh Scores; Lemon to 3B
t4 0-2 1 12- DET H. Evers B. Lemon -7% 61% Walk; Wakefield to 3B; Wertz to 2B
t5 1-2 1 1-- OO DET E. Lake B. Lemon 7% 71% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
b6 2-1 0 1-- OO CLE L. Doby A. Houtteman -7% 70% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET E. Lake B. Lemon 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET J. Lipon B. Lemon 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O DET D. Wakefield B. Lemon 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Art Houtteman facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE D. Mitchell A. Houtteman -2% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE L. Boudreau A. Houtteman 2% 55% Single to CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO CLE M. Vernon A. Houtteman -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O DET V. Wertz B. Lemon 2% 52% Strikeout Looking
t2 0-0 1 --- O DET H. Evers B. Lemon 2% 54% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- DET A. Robinson B. Lemon -1% 53% Walk
t2 0-0 2 1-- O DET S. Vico B. Lemon 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Art Houtteman facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- CLE L. Doby A. Houtteman 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- CLE L. Easter A. Houtteman 6% 64% Single to CF; Doby to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- CLE J. Gordon A. Houtteman 5% 69% Easter Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Doby to 3B; Easter to 2B
b2 0-0 0 -23 RO CLE J. Gordon A. Houtteman 1% 70% Lineout: RF; Doby Scores; Easter to 3B
b2 1-0 1 --3 RO CLE B. Kennedy A. Houtteman 2% 72% Flyball: LF; Easter Scores/unER
b2 2-0 2 --- O CLE M. Tresh A. Houtteman -1% 71% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 8-9-1
t3 0-2 0 --- O DET N. Berry B. Lemon 3% 74% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-2 1 --- O DET A. Houtteman B. Lemon 2% 75% Strikeout
t3 0-2 2 --- O DET E. Lake B. Lemon 1% 76% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Art Houtteman facing 9-1-2
b3 2-0 0 --- O CLE B. Lemon A. Houtteman -2% 75% Groundout: P-1B
b3 2-0 1 --- O CLE D. Mitchell A. Houtteman -1% 74% Groundout: 1B-P
b3 2-0 2 --- O CLE L. Boudreau A. Houtteman -1% 73% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 2-3-4
t4 0-2 0 --- O DET J. Lipon B. Lemon 3% 76% Flyball: SS
t4 0-2 1 --- DET D. Wakefield B. Lemon -3% 73% Walk
t4 0-2 1 1-- DET V. Wertz B. Lemon -4% 68% Single to CF; Wakefield to 2B
t4 0-2 1 12- DET H. Evers B. Lemon -7% 61% Walk; Wakefield to 3B; Wertz to 2B
t4 0-2 1 123 RO DET A. Robinson B. Lemon 2% 63% Flyball: CF; Wakefield Scores
t4 1-2 2 12- O DET S. Vico B. Lemon 5% 69% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Art Houtteman facing 3-4-5
b4 2-1 0 --- CLE M. Vernon A. Houtteman 3% 72% Single to LF
b4 2-1 0 1-- CLE L. Doby A. Houtteman 5% 77% Single to RF; Vernon to 2B
b4 2-1 0 12- O CLE L. Easter A. Houtteman -0% 77% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Vernon to 3B; Doby to 2B
b4 2-1 1 -23 CLE J. Gordon A. Houtteman 1% 77% Intentional Walk
b4 2-1 1 123 O CLE B. Kennedy A. Houtteman -7% 70% Flyball: LF
b4 2-1 2 123 O CLE M. Tresh A. Houtteman -7% 64% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 8-9-1
t5 1-2 0 --- DET N. Berry B. Lemon -5% 59% Single to CF
t5 1-2 0 1-- O DET A. Houtteman B. Lemon 5% 63% Flyball: CF
t5 1-2 1 1-- OO DET E. Lake B. Lemon 7% 71% Line Drive Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Art Houtteman facing 9-1-2
b5 2-1 0 --- O CLE B. Lemon A. Houtteman -2% 69% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 2-1 1 --- O CLE D. Mitchell A. Houtteman -2% 67% Flyball: CF
b5 2-1 2 --- O CLE L. Boudreau A. Houtteman -1% 66% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 2-3-4
t6 1-2 0 --- DET J. Lipon B. Lemon -6% 60% Walk
t6 1-2 0 1-- OO DET D. Wakefield B. Lemon 12% 72% Double Play: Strikeout, Lipon Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t6 1-2 2 --- DET V. Wertz B. Lemon -2% 70% Single to RF
t6 1-2 2 1-- O DET H. Evers B. Lemon 4% 74% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Art Houtteman facing 3-4-5
b6 2-1 0 --- CLE M. Vernon A. Houtteman 3% 77% Single to P
b6 2-1 0 1-- OO CLE L. Doby A. Houtteman -7% 70% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b6 2-1 2 --- O CLE L. Easter A. Houtteman -1% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 6-7-8
t7 1-2 0 --- O DET A. Robinson B. Lemon 4% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 1-2 1 --- DET S. Vico B. Lemon -5% 69% Single to P
t7 1-2 1 1-- O DET N. Berry B. Lemon 6% 74% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t7 1-2 2 1-- O DET A. Houtteman B. Lemon 5% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Art Houtteman facing 6-7-8
b7 2-1 0 --- O CLE J. Gordon A. Houtteman -2% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 2-1 1 --- O CLE B. Kennedy A. Houtteman -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 2-1 2 --- CLE M. Tresh A. Houtteman 1% 76% Single to CF
b7 2-1 2 1-- CLE B. Lemon A. Houtteman 2% 78% Walk; Tresh to 2B
b7 2-1 2 12- R CLE D. Mitchell A. Houtteman 11% 89% Single to CF; Tresh Scores; Lemon to 3B
b7 3-1 2 1-3 O CLE L. Boudreau A. Houtteman -2% 86% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 3.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 1-2-3
t8 1-3 0 --- O DET E. Lake B. Lemon 4% 90% Strikeout
t8 1-3 1 --- O DET J. Lipon B. Lemon 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 1-3 2 --- O DET D. Wakefield B. Lemon 1% 94% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Tigers' Art Houtteman facing 3-4-5
b8 3-1 0 --- O CLE M. Vernon A. Houtteman -1% 93% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 3-1 1 --- CLE L. Doby A. Houtteman 1% 94% Single to 1B
b8 3-1 1 1-- CLE L. Easter A. Houtteman 2% 96% Double to LF; Doby to 3B
b8 3-1 1 -23 CLE J. Gordon A. Houtteman 0% 96% Intentional Walk
b8 3-1 1 123 RR CLE B. Kennedy A. Houtteman 3% 99% Single to LF; Doby Scores; Easter Scores; Gordon to 2B
Virgil Trucks replaces Art Houtteman pitching and batting 9th
Hal Peck pinch hits for Mike Tresh (C) batting 8th
b8 5-1 1 12- R CLE H. Peck V. Trucks 1% 100% Single to RF; Gordon Scores; Kennedy to 3B
Ted Gray replaces Virgil Trucks pitching and batting 9th
b8 6-1 1 1-3 R CLE B. Lemon T. Gray 0% 100% Fielder's Choice ; Kennedy Scores; Peck to 2B
b8 7-1 1 12- O CLE D. Mitchell T. Gray -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 7-1 2 12- O CLE L. Boudreau T. Gray -0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 7.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-7, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 4-5-6
Jim Hegan replaces Hal Peck (PH) playing C batting 8th
t9 1-7 0 --- O DET V. Wertz B. Lemon 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
t9 1-7 1 --- DET H. Evers B. Lemon -0% 100% Single to CF
t9 1-7 1 1-- O DET A. Robinson B. Lemon 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 1-7 2 1-- O DET S. Vico B. Lemon 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 7.

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