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WSH
@BAL
2
6
DET
@CLE
5
6
 
(15)
DET
@CLE
5
8
CHW
@KCA
8
3
CHW
@KCA
3
4
BOS
@NYY
4
2
BOS
@NYY
10
5
CIN
@CHC
6
3
CIN
@CHC
3
4
STL
@MLN
4
2
STL
@MLN
5
4
 
(10)
BRO
@PHI
11
2
BRO
@PHI
6
3
NYG
@PIT
3
4
NYG
@PIT
5
3
 
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Monday, July 4, 1955,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 26,153, Time of Game: 2:06
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Tigers
5
38-37
 Lost 6 
5th, 12 GB
at Indians
8
46-31
 Won 3 
2nd, 5 GB
W: Don Mossi (2-1)
L: Steve Gromek (8-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  5   0  0  0   0  0  0    5  7  0
Indians         0  1  1   1  0  2   3  0  X    8 10  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Harvey Kuenn SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .315 .351 .424 .775 0.024 0.96 0.069 -0.046 0.3 1 1
Bill Tuttle CF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .286 .362 .418 .780 0.015 1.15 0.071 -0.056 -0.0 3 0
Al Kaline RF 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .373 .447 .618 1.065 0.045 1.16 0.104 -0.059 0.2 4 0 GDP
Ferris Fain 1B 3 1 2 2 1 1 4 .264 .459 .364 .823 0.168 1.33 0.247 -0.078 1.7 7 1 2B
   Reno Bertoia PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .259 .231 .490 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Ray Boone 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .267 .332 .456 .788 -0.083 0.97 0.026 -0.109 -1.1 0 3
Charlie Maxwell LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .231 .360 .591 -0.030 1.23 0.000 -0.030 -0.3 1 0
   Bubba Phillips PH-LF 3 0 1 2 0 0 3 .239 .296 .324 .620 0.084 0.81 0.128 -0.044 1.0 0 0
Frank House C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .231 .280 .357 .637 -0.077 0.97 0.000 -0.077 -0.7 5 1
   Red Wilson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .228 .309 .317 .626 -0.012 0.40 0.000 -0.012 -0.2
Harry Malmberg 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .238 .320 .285 .604 -0.065 0.86 0.000 -0.065 -0.6 2 1
Steve Gromek P 2 1 0 0 1 1 3 .200 .349 .229 .577 0.002 0.59 0.029 -0.027 0.0 1 0
   Babe Birrer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .333 .500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Al Aber P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 5 7 5 3 5 34 .226 .294 .258 .552 0.071 0.99 0.674 -0.603 0.3 24 7
2B: F Fain (8, off M Garcia).
TB: F Fain 3; H Kuenn 2; B Tuttle; A Kaline; B Phillips.
GIDP: A Kaline (6).
RBI: F Fain 2 (23); B Phillips 2 (12); A Kaline (63).
2-out RBI: B Phillips 2.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 4 for 5.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: F Fain (1st base by H Naragon); B Phillips (1st base by B Wight).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Gene Woodling LF 2 1 1 1 0 0 4 .235 .346 .340 .686 0.013 1.06 0.084 -0.071 0.1 1 0 CS,HBP,SF
Bobby Young 2B 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .213 .257 .252 .509 0.232 1.39 0.294 -0.061 1.3 2 4 3B
Al Smith RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .319 .412 .513 .924 -0.008 0.77 0.052 -0.060 0.3 1 0
Larry Doby CF 4 3 3 2 0 1 4 .320 .386 .482 .867 0.209 0.60 0.215 -0.006 1.9 4 0 2·HR
Al Rosen 3B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .231 .356 .382 .738 0.306 0.73 0.329 -0.023 1.6 0 1 HR
Joe Altobelli 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .182 .217 .227 .445 -0.071 0.72 0.000 -0.071 -0.7 12 0
George Strickland SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .229 .333 .318 .652 0.016 0.74 0.056 -0.040 -0.1 1 3
Hal Naragon C 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .282 .378 .359 .737 -0.037 1.44 0.049 -0.087 0.0 6 1 2B
Mike Garcia P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .268 .316 .584 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bill Wight P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 -0.020 1.15 0.000 -0.020 -0.2 0 1 SH
   Stu Locklin PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .500 .750 -0.022 0.88 0.000 -0.022 -0.2
   Don Mossi P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .429 .200 .629 -0.049 2.01 0.000 -0.049 -0.3 0 0
Team Totals 31 8 10 8 0 4 34 .323 .333 .710 1.043 0.569 0.96 1.079 -0.510 3.9 27 10
2B: H Naragon (3, off S Gromek).
3B: B Young (1, off S Gromek).
HR: L Doby 2 (10, 2 off S Gromek, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF; 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF); A Rosen (10, off S Gromek, 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
SF: G Woodling (4, off S Gromek).
SH: B Wight (1, off S Gromek).
HBP: G Woodling (2, by S Gromek).
TB: L Doby 9; A Rosen 5; B Young 3; H Naragon 2; A Smith; G Woodling; G Strickland.
RBI: L Doby 2 (41); A Rosen 2 (48); B Young 2 (10); A Smith (46); G Woodling (25).
2-out RBI: B Young 2; A Rosen 2; A Smith.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 2 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Young-G Strickland-J Altobelli.
Baserunning
CS: G Woodling (4, 2nd base by S Gromek/F House).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Gromek, L (8-5) 6.2 9 8 8 0 3 3 3.26 29 27 -0.531 1.07 -3.7
Babe Birrer 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.73 1 1 1 -0.052 0.73 -0.9
Al Aber 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.13 4 1 0 0.013 0.12 0.8
Team Totals 8 10 8 8 0 4 3 9.00 34 27 2 1 -0.570 0.96 -3.9
B Birrer faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mike Garcia 2.1 4 5 5 3 2 0 4.19 13 28 -0.290 1.31 -2.9
Bill Wight 2.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 2.86 8 2 2 0.013 0.78 0.5
Don Mossi, W (2-1) 4 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.77 13 0 0 0.207 0.80 2.1
Team Totals 9 7 5 5 3 5 0 5.00 34 28 2 2 -0.070 0.99 -0.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: S Gromek (3; G Woodling).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: B Wight (3; B Phillips, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Paparella, 1B - Jim Honochick, 2B - Frank Umont, 3B - Eddie Rommel.
Time of Game: 2:06.
Attendance: 26,153.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Cleveland Indians
1 Harvey Kuenn SS 1 Gene Woodling LF
2 Bill Tuttle CF 2 Bobby Young 2B
3 Al Kaline RF 3 Al Smith RF
4 Ferris Fain 1B 4 Larry Doby CF
5 Ray Boone 3B 5 Al Rosen 3B
6 Charlie Maxwell LF 6 Joe Altobelli 1B
7 Frank House C 7 George Strickland SS
8 Harry Malmberg 2B 8 Hal Naragon C
9 Steve Gromek P 9 Mike Garcia P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 3-5 2 1-- RR CLE A. Rosen S. Gromek 30% 52% Home Run; Doby Scores
b7 5-5 2 1-3 RR CLE B. Young S. Gromek 29% 88% Triple to RF; Strickland Scores; Woodling Scores
t3 1-1 1 123 RR DET F. Fain M. Garcia -17% 22% Double to RF; Kuenn Scores; Tuttle Scores; Kaline to 3B
t3 3-1 2 -23 RR DET B. Phillips B. Wight -13% 15% Single to CF; Kaline Scores; Fain Scores
b2 0-0 0 --- R CLE L. Doby S. Gromek 10% 66% Home Run

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' Mike Garcia facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn M. Garcia 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET B. Tuttle M. Garcia 2% 54% Foul Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O DET A. Kaline M. Garcia 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE G. Woodling S. Gromek 3% 58% Hit By Pitch
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CLE B. Young S. Gromek -6% 53% Woodling Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Young S. Gromek -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 --- O CLE A. Smith S. Gromek -1% 50% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- DET F. Fain M. Garcia -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O DET R. Boone M. Garcia 6% 52% Fain Picked off 1B (C-2B-1B)
t2 0-0 1 --- DET R. Boone M. Garcia -3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- O DET C. Maxwell M. Garcia 3% 53% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 1-- O DET F. House M. Garcia 2% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- R CLE L. Doby S. Gromek 10% 66% Home Run
b2 1-0 0 --- O CLE A. Rosen S. Gromek -2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- O CLE J. Altobelli S. Gromek -1% 62% Flyball: LF
b2 1-0 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland S. Gromek -1% 61% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 1.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- O DET H. Malmberg M. Garcia 3% 64% Foul Flyball: 1B
t3 0-1 1 --- DET S. Gromek M. Garcia -3% 61% Walk
t3 0-1 1 1-- DET H. Kuenn M. Garcia -4% 57% Single to LF; Gromek to 2B
t3 0-1 1 12- DET B. Tuttle M. Garcia -7% 50% Single to CF; Gromek to 3B; Kuenn to 2B
t3 0-1 1 123 R DET A. Kaline M. Garcia -10% 39% Single to CF; Gromek Scores; Kuenn to 3B; Tuttle to 2B
t3 1-1 1 123 RR DET F. Fain M. Garcia -17% 22% Double to RF; Kuenn Scores; Tuttle Scores; Kaline to 3B
Bill Wight replaces Mike Garcia pitching and batting 9th
t3 3-1 1 -23 O DET R. Boone B. Wight 6% 28% Groundout: 3B-1B
Bubba Phillips pinch hits for Charlie Maxwell (LF) batting 6th
t3 3-1 2 -23 RR DET B. Phillips B. Wight -13% 15% Single to CF; Kaline Scores; Fain Scores
t3 5-1 2 1-- O DET F. House B. Wight 1% 16% Phillips Picked off 1B (P-1B)
5 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 1-5, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 8-9-1
Bubba Phillips moves from PH to LF
b3 1-5 0 --- CLE H. Naragon S. Gromek 5% 21% Double to RF
b3 1-5 0 -2- O CLE B. Wight S. Gromek -2% 19% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; Naragon to 3B
b3 1-5 1 --3 RO CLE G. Woodling S. Gromek 0% 20% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Naragon Scores
b3 2-5 2 --- O CLE B. Young S. Gromek -1% 19% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Indians 2.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-2, Indians' Bill Wight facing 7-8-9
t4 5-2 0 --- O DET F. House B. Wight 1% 20% Foul Flyball: 1B
t4 5-2 1 --- O DET H. Malmberg B. Wight 1% 21% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 5-2 2 --- O DET S. Gromek B. Wight 1% 22% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-5, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 3-4-5
b4 2-5 0 --- O CLE A. Smith S. Gromek -3% 19% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-5 1 --- R CLE L. Doby S. Gromek 9% 28% Home Run
b4 3-5 1 --- CLE A. Rosen S. Gromek 3% 31% Single to LF
b4 3-5 1 1-- O CLE J. Altobelli S. Gromek -4% 28% Strikeout
b4 3-5 2 1-- O CLE G. Strickland S. Gromek -3% 25% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Indians 3.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-3, Indians' Bill Wight facing 1-2-3
t5 5-3 0 --- DET H. Kuenn B. Wight -3% 22% Single to CF
t5 5-3 0 1-- O DET B. Tuttle B. Wight 3% 25% Strikeout
t5 5-3 1 1-- OO DET A. Kaline B. Wight 4% 29% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-5, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 8-9-1
b5 3-5 0 --- O CLE H. Naragon S. Gromek -3% 26% Strikeout
Stu Locklin pinch hits for Bill Wight (P) batting 9th
b5 3-5 1 --- O CLE S. Locklin S. Gromek -2% 24% Flyball: RF
b5 3-5 2 --- O CLE G. Woodling S. Gromek -1% 22% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Indians 3.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-3, Indians' Don Mossi facing 4-5-6
Don Mossi replaces Stu Locklin (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 5-3 0 --- O DET F. Fain D. Mossi 2% 24% Strikeout
t6 5-3 1 --- O DET R. Boone D. Mossi 1% 25% Lineout: CF
t6 5-3 2 --- O DET B. Phillips D. Mossi 1% 26% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-5, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 2-3-4
b6 3-5 0 --- O CLE B. Young S. Gromek -4% 23% Flyball: CF
b6 3-5 1 --- O CLE A. Smith S. Gromek -2% 20% Flyball: CF
b6 3-5 2 --- CLE L. Doby S. Gromek 2% 22% Single to RF
b6 3-5 2 1-- RR CLE A. Rosen S. Gromek 30% 52% Home Run; Doby Scores
b6 5-5 2 --- O CLE J. Altobelli S. Gromek -2% 50% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Indians 5.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Tied 5-5, Indians' Don Mossi facing 7-8-9
t7 5-5 0 --- O DET F. House D. Mossi 4% 54% Flyball: CF
t7 5-5 1 --- O DET H. Malmberg D. Mossi 3% 57% Lineout: 2B
t7 5-5 2 --- O DET S. Gromek D. Mossi 2% 59% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 5-5, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 7-8-9
b7 5-5 0 --- CLE G. Strickland S. Gromek 6% 65% Single to 3B
b7 5-5 0 1-- O CLE H. Naragon S. Gromek -5% 59% Flyball: RF
b7 5-5 1 1-- O CLE D. Mossi S. Gromek -5% 54% Strikeout
b7 5-5 2 1-- CLE G. Woodling S. Gromek 5% 59% Single to RF; Strickland to 3B
b7 5-5 2 1-3 RR CLE B. Young S. Gromek 29% 88% Triple to RF; Strickland Scores; Woodling Scores
Babe Birrer replaces Steve Gromek pitching and batting 9th
b7 7-5 2 --3 R CLE A. Smith B. Birrer 5% 93% Single to CF; Young Scores
Al Aber replaces Babe Birrer pitching and batting 9th
b7 8-5 2 1-- O CLE L. Doby A. Aber -1% 93% Strikeout
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Indians 8.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 5-8, Indians' Don Mossi facing 1-2-3
t8 5-8 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn D. Mossi 2% 95% Foul Flyball: C
t8 5-8 1 --- O DET B. Tuttle D. Mossi 1% 97% Flyball: RF
t8 5-8 2 --- O DET A. Kaline D. Mossi 1% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Indians 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 8-5, Tigers' Al Aber facing 5-6-7
b8 8-5 0 --- O CLE A. Rosen A. Aber -0% 97% Foul Flyball: SS
b8 8-5 1 --- O CLE J. Altobelli A. Aber -0% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 8-5 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland A. Aber -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Indians 8.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 5-8, Indians' Don Mossi facing 4-5-6
t9 5-8 0 --- DET F. Fain D. Mossi -4% 93% Single to CF
Reno Bertoia pinch runs for Ferris Fain (1B) batting 4th
t9 5-8 0 1-- O DET R. Boone D. Mossi 4% 96% Foul Flyball: 1B
t9 5-8 1 1-- O DET B. Phillips D. Mossi 2% 99% Flyball: LF
Red Wilson pinch hits for Frank House (C) batting 7th
t9 5-8 2 1-- O DET R. Wilson D. Mossi 1% 100% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Indians 8.

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