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Scores
Standings
WSH
@BOS
5
2
WSH
@BOS
3
5
CHW
@CLE
7
2
CHW
@CLE
3
1
PHA
@NYY
2
1
 
(14)
PHA
@NYY
4
2
DET
@SLB
2
3
DET
@SLB
8
5
 
(12)
BSN
@BRO
4
5
BSN
@BRO
2
11
CIN
@CHC
6
7
CIN
@CHC
0
11
NYG
@PHI
0
3
NYG
@PHI
4
2
STL
@PIT
3
2
STL
@PIT
3
4
Friday, May 30, 1952,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 36,064, Time of Game: 2:12
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
White Sox
3
22-19
 Won 2 
4th, 2½ GB
at Indians
1
25-17
 Lost 2 
1st
W: Joe Dobson (7-2)
L: Sam Jones (2-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       1  0  0   0  1  0   1  0  0    3  7  0
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  7  1

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Nellie Fox 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .291 .321 .341 .662 -0.010 0.80 0.050 -0.060 -0.2 0 4
Bud Stewart LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .280 .400 .467 .867 -0.073 1.19 0.010 -0.083 -0.8 4 0
   Ray Coleman CF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .145 .174 .181 .355 0.012 0.18 0.012 0.000 0.4 1 0 2B
Minnie Minoso CF-LF 5 2 2 2 0 1 5 .246 .326 .468 .794 0.123 0.92 0.193 -0.070 1.0 2 0 2·HR
Eddie Robinson 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 5 .325 .411 .478 .889 -0.031 0.66 0.011 -0.043 -0.4 10 0 HBP,IW
Sam Mele RF 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .263 .346 .442 .788 0.104 0.68 0.132 -0.027 0.6 3 0
Bud Sheely C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .182 .308 .227 .535 -0.010 0.76 0.027 -0.037 -0.1 3 0
Hector Rodriguez 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .284 .381 .306 .687 -0.104 1.02 0.023 -0.127 -1.3 2 1 CS
Willy Miranda SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .286 .444 .286 .730 0.025 0.56 0.049 -0.025 0.3 2 5
Joe Dobson P 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 .227 .292 .227 .519 -0.011 0.72 0.024 -0.035 -0.3 0 0 SH
Team Totals 33 3 7 3 6 5 41 .212 .350 .424 .774 0.025 0.80 0.531 -0.507 -0.9 27 10
2B: R Coleman (3, off S Gromek).
HR: M Minoso 2 (6, 2 off S Jones, 5th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF; 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: J Dobson (5, off S Jones).
IBB: E Robinson (3, by S Gromek).
HBP: E Robinson (2, by S Jones).
TB: M Minoso 8; R Coleman 2; J Dobson; N Fox; W Miranda; S Mele.
RBI: M Minoso 2 (20); S Mele (19).
2-out RBI: S Mele.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. N Fox-W Miranda-E Robinson.
Baserunning
CS: H Rodriguez (3, 2nd base by S Jones/J Hegan).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Harry Simpson RF 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .302 .332 .453 .784 -0.130 1.39 0.071 -0.201 -0.4 0 0 HR,GDP
Bobby Avila 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .303 .392 .394 .785 -0.098 1.00 0.000 -0.098 -0.6 1 5
Al Rosen 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .338 .430 .628 1.059 -0.062 0.88 0.013 -0.075 -0.4 0 1
Larry Doby CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .297 .360 .545 .905 0.022 0.69 0.058 -0.036 0.1 2 0
Dale Mitchell LF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .312 .395 .404 .799 0.023 1.24 0.085 -0.062 0.1 4 0
Luke Easter 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .191 .257 .375 .632 -0.164 1.70 0.000 -0.164 -1.1 10 0
Merl Combs SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .250 .308 .250 .558 -0.006 1.15 0.064 -0.069 0.1 3 0
Jim Hegan C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .182 .292 .312 .604 -0.045 1.43 0.035 -0.080 -0.4 7 1
   Barney McCosky PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .200 .333 .200 .533 0.055 1.02 0.055 0.000 0.2
Sam Jones P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.028 1.36 0.055 -0.026 0.2 0 1
   Pete Reiser PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .130 .167 .261 .428 -0.045 1.83 0.000 -0.045 -0.4
   Steve Gromek P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .091 .000 .091 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Fridley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .238 .304 .276 .581 -0.053 2.36 0.000 -0.053 -0.3
Team Totals 33 1 7 1 4 3 37 .212 .297 .303 .600 -0.475 1.24 0.436 -0.909 -2.9 27 8
HR: H Simpson (4, off J Dobson, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: H Simpson 4; M Combs 2; S Jones; B McCosky; J Hegan; L Doby.
GIDP: H Simpson (2).
RBI: H Simpson (19).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: M Combs (1).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Dobson, W (7-2) 9 7 1 1 4 3 1 1.69 37 68 0.474 1.24 2.9
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 4 3 1 1.00 37 68 0.474 1.24 2.9

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Sam Jones, L (2-1) 7 6 3 3 5 2 2 2.60 33 50 -0.050 0.92 0.0
Steve Gromek 2 1 0 0 1 3 0 3.09 8 0 0 0.024 0.26 0.9
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 6 5 2 3.00 41 50 0 0 -0.026 0.80 0.9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: S Jones (1; E Robinson).
IBB: S Gromek (1; E Robinson).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Paparella, 1B - Art Passarella, 2B - (none), 3B - Scotty Robb.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: 36,064.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Nellie Fox 2B 1 Harry Simpson RF
2 Bud Stewart LF 2 Bobby Avila 2B
3 Minnie Minoso CF 3 Al Rosen 3B
4 Eddie Robinson 1B 4 Larry Doby CF
5 Sam Mele RF 5 Dale Mitchell LF
6 Bud Sheely C 6 Luke Easter 1B
7 Hector Rodriguez 3B 7 Merl Combs SS
8 Willy Miranda SS 8 Jim Hegan C
9 Joe Dobson P 9 Sam Jones P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 0-2 1 12- OO CLE H. Simpson J. Dobson 12% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t5 1-0 0 --- R CHW M. Minoso S. Jones 12% 78% Home Run
t1 0-0 2 12- R CHW S. Mele S. Jones 11% 60% Single to LF; Robinson to 2B; Fox Scores
b8 1-3 2 12- O CLE L. Easter J. Dobson 8% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 2-0 0 --- R CHW M. Minoso S. Jones 7% 91% Home Run

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' Sam Jones facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHW N. Fox S. Jones 4% 54% Single to 2B
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CHW B. Stewart S. Jones -3% 50% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CHW M. Minoso S. Jones -2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B; Fox to 2B
t1 0-0 2 -2- CHW E. Robinson S. Jones 1% 50% Hit By Pitch
t1 0-0 2 12- R CHW S. Mele S. Jones 11% 60% Single to LF; Robinson to 2B; Fox Scores
t1 1-0 2 12- CHW B. Sheely S. Jones 3% 63% Walk; Robinson to 3B; Mele to 2B
t1 1-0 2 123 O CHW H. Rodriguez S. Jones -6% 57% Lineout: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Joe Dobson facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CLE H. Simpson J. Dobson 2% 59% Flyball: LF
b1 0-1 1 --- O CLE B. Avila J. Dobson 2% 61% Flyball: RF
b1 0-1 2 --- CLE A. Rosen J. Dobson -1% 59% Walk
b1 0-1 2 1-- O CLE L. Doby J. Dobson 2% 62% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Sam Jones facing 8-9-1
t2 1-0 0 --- CHW W. Miranda S. Jones 3% 65% Single to RF
t2 1-0 0 1-- O CHW J. Dobson S. Jones -1% 64% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Miranda to 2B
t2 1-0 1 -2- O CHW N. Fox S. Jones -3% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B; Miranda to 3B
t2 1-0 2 --3 CHW B. Stewart S. Jones 1% 62% Walk
t2 1-0 2 1-3 O CHW M. Minoso S. Jones -4% 57% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Joe Dobson facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O CLE D. Mitchell J. Dobson 2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- O CLE L. Easter J. Dobson 2% 62% Flyball: LF
b2 0-1 2 --- CLE M. Combs J. Dobson -1% 60% Single to LF
b2 0-1 2 1-- O CLE J. Hegan J. Dobson 2% 63% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Sam Jones facing 4-5-6
t3 1-0 0 --- O CHW E. Robinson S. Jones -2% 61% Foul Flyball: C
t3 1-0 1 --- CHW S. Mele S. Jones 2% 63% Walk
t3 1-0 1 1-- O CHW B. Sheely S. Jones -3% 60% Strikeout
t3 1-0 2 1-- O CHW H. Rodriguez S. Jones -2% 58% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Joe Dobson facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O CLE S. Jones J. Dobson 3% 61% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 1 --- O CLE H. Simpson J. Dobson 2% 63% Strikeout
b3 0-1 2 --- O CLE B. Avila J. Dobson 1% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Sam Jones facing 8-9-1
t4 1-0 0 --- O CHW W. Miranda S. Jones -2% 62% Flyball: 1B
t4 1-0 1 --- CHW J. Dobson S. Jones 2% 64% Single to CF
t4 1-0 1 1-- O CHW N. Fox S. Jones -3% 61% Flyball: CF
t4 1-0 2 1-- O CHW B. Stewart S. Jones -2% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, White Sox' Joe Dobson facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- O CLE A. Rosen J. Dobson 3% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-1 1 --- CLE L. Doby J. Dobson -3% 59% Walk
b4 0-1 1 1-- O CLE D. Mitchell J. Dobson 4% 63% Flyball: RF
b4 0-1 2 1-- O CLE L. Easter J. Dobson 3% 66% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Sam Jones facing 3-4-5
t5 1-0 0 --- R CHW M. Minoso S. Jones 12% 78% Home Run
t5 2-0 0 --- O CHW E. Robinson S. Jones -2% 76% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 2-0 1 --- O CHW S. Mele S. Jones -1% 75% Flyball: LF
t5 2-0 2 --- O CHW B. Sheely S. Jones -1% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Joe Dobson facing 7-8-9
b5 0-2 0 --- O CLE M. Combs J. Dobson 3% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-2 1 --- CLE J. Hegan J. Dobson -4% 74% Single to LF
b5 0-2 1 1-- CLE S. Jones J. Dobson -5% 68% Single to LF; Hegan to 2B
b5 0-2 1 12- OO CLE H. Simpson J. Dobson 12% 80% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Sam Jones facing 7-8-9
t6 2-0 0 --- CHW H. Rodriguez S. Jones 2% 83% Walk
t6 2-0 0 1-- O CHW W. Miranda S. Jones -4% 79% Rodriguez Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t6 2-0 1 --- CHW W. Miranda S. Jones 2% 81% Walk
t6 2-0 1 1-- O CHW J. Dobson S. Jones -2% 79% Foul Flyball: C
t6 2-0 2 1-- CHW N. Fox S. Jones 1% 80% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Miranda to 2B
t6 2-0 2 12- O CHW B. Stewart S. Jones -3% 77% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, White Sox' Joe Dobson facing 2-3-4
b6 0-2 0 --- O CLE B. Avila J. Dobson 3% 80% Lineout: 3B
b6 0-2 1 --- O CLE A. Rosen J. Dobson 2% 83% Flyball: LF
b6 0-2 2 --- O CLE L. Doby J. Dobson 1% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Sam Jones facing 3-4-5
t7 2-0 0 --- R CHW M. Minoso S. Jones 7% 91% Home Run
t7 3-0 0 --- O CHW E. Robinson S. Jones -1% 91% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t7 3-0 1 --- O CHW S. Mele S. Jones -0% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 3-0 2 --- O CHW B. Sheely S. Jones -0% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Joe Dobson facing 5-6-7
Minnie Minoso moves from CF to LF
Ray Coleman replaces Bud Stewart (LF) playing CF batting 2nd
b7 0-3 0 --- CLE D. Mitchell J. Dobson -5% 85% Walk
b7 0-3 0 1-- O CLE L. Easter J. Dobson 4% 89% Foul Flyball: 3B
b7 0-3 1 1-- CLE M. Combs J. Dobson -5% 84% Single to 1B; Mitchell to 2B
b7 0-3 1 12- O CLE J. Hegan J. Dobson 6% 90% Foul Flyball: 1B
Pete Reiser pinch hits for Sam Jones (P) batting 9th
b7 0-3 2 12- O CLE P. Reiser J. Dobson 5% 94% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 0.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Steve Gromek facing 7-8-9
Steve Gromek replaces Pete Reiser (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-0 0 --- O CHW H. Rodriguez S. Gromek -1% 94% Strikeout
t8 3-0 1 --- O CHW W. Miranda S. Gromek -0% 93% Flyball: LF
t8 3-0 2 --- O CHW J. Dobson S. Gromek -0% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, White Sox' Joe Dobson facing 1-2-3
b8 0-3 0 --- R CLE H. Simpson J. Dobson -7% 86% Home Run
b8 1-3 0 --- O CLE B. Avila J. Dobson 4% 90% Flyball: CF
b8 1-3 1 --- O CLE A. Rosen J. Dobson 2% 92% Flyball: LF
b8 1-3 2 --- CLE L. Doby J. Dobson -2% 90% Single to 3B/Bunt
b8 1-3 2 1-- CLE D. Mitchell J. Dobson -4% 86% Walk; Doby to 2B
b8 1-3 2 12- O CLE L. Easter J. Dobson 8% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 1.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Steve Gromek facing 1-2-3
t9 3-1 0 --- O CHW N. Fox S. Gromek -1% 93% Flyball: CF
t9 3-1 1 --- CHW R. Coleman S. Gromek 1% 94% Double to RF
t9 3-1 1 -2- O CHW M. Minoso S. Gromek -1% 93% Strikeout
t9 3-1 2 -2- CHW E. Robinson S. Gromek 0% 94% Intentional Walk
t9 3-1 2 12- O CHW S. Mele S. Gromek -1% 92% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, White Sox' Joe Dobson facing 7-8-9
b9 1-3 0 --- O CLE M. Combs J. Dobson 4% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
Barney McCosky pinch hits for Jim Hegan (C) batting 8th
b9 1-3 1 --- CLE B. McCosky J. Dobson -6% 91% Single to CF
Jim Fridley pinch hits for Steve Gromek (P) batting 9th
b9 1-3 1 1-- O CLE J. Fridley J. Dobson 5% 96% Flyball: RF
b9 1-3 2 1-- O CLE H. Simpson J. Dobson 4% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 3, Indians 1.

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