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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
6
1
NYY
@CHW
2
3
WSH
@CLE
8
2
WSH
@CLE
13
4
BOS
@KCA
14
2
STL
@BRO
1
6
CHC
@NYG
3
0
CIN
@PHI
6
7
CIN
@PHI
3
8
MLN
@PIT
3
5
MLN
@PIT
0
2
Sunday, August 28, 1955,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:18
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Senators
8
45-79
 Won 1 
7th, 30 GB
at Indians
2
77-51
 Lost 1 
3rd, 1 GB
W: Chuck Stobbs (3-11)
L: Art Houtteman (10-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Senators        0  0  0   2  3  3   0  0  0    8  9  0
Indians         0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    2  5  0

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 4 2 1 0 0 1 5 .218 .394 .362 .755 0.005 0.75 0.065 -0.060 0.1 3 3 2B,HBP
Pete Runnels 2B 5 1 2 3 0 1 5 .279 .353 .339 .693 0.125 0.83 0.162 -0.037 2.0 3 4 2B
Mickey Vernon 1B 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .288 .364 .436 .800 0.100 0.62 0.152 -0.051 0.4 6 0 3B
Roy Sievers LF 4 0 0 0 1 1 5 .267 .371 .494 .865 -0.043 0.66 0.037 -0.080 -0.9 4 0
Carlos Paula RF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .313 .349 .492 .841 0.121 0.86 0.158 -0.037 1.0 2 0 3B,2B
Clint Courtney C 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .322 .378 .438 .816 0.172 0.86 0.193 -0.021 1.2 2 0 HR
Tom Umphlett CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .208 .267 .265 .532 -0.050 0.82 0.017 -0.067 -0.4 4 0
Jose Valdivielso SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .237 .268 .349 .616 -0.066 0.73 0.000 -0.066 -1.0 3 1 SH
Dean Stone P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .051 .140 .051 .191 0.040 0.99 0.040 0.000 0.4 0 0
   Chuck Stobbs P 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .185 .353 .185 .538 0.015 0.61 0.046 -0.031 0.4 0 0
Team Totals 36 8 9 8 2 3 40 .250 .308 .528 .835 0.419 0.76 0.870 -0.450 3.3 27 8
2B: E Yost (15, off A Houtteman); C Paula (15, off S Maglie); P Runnels (14, off S Maglie).
3B: C Paula (7, off A Houtteman); M Vernon (7, off S Maglie).
HR: C Courtney (3, off A Houtteman, 4th inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: J Valdivielso (1, off S Maglie).
HBP: E Yost (9, by S Maglie).
TB: C Paula 5; C Courtney 4; M Vernon 3; P Runnels 3; E Yost 2; C Stobbs; T Umphlett.
RBI: P Runnels 3 (38); C Courtney 2 (36); C Paula (37); M Vernon (69); C Stobbs (1).
2-out RBI: C Paula.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 5 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Yost-P Runnels-M Vernon.

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .305 .408 .477 .885 0.116 0.91 0.146 -0.030 1.1 1 0
Bobby Avila 2B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .262 .365 .383 .748 0.029 0.91 0.104 -0.074 0.2 1 3 GDP
Gene Woodling LF 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .273 .362 .405 .767 -0.063 0.80 0.000 -0.063 -1.0 3 0
Al Rosen 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .249 .361 .411 .772 -0.071 0.67 0.000 -0.071 -0.9 3 1
Hoot Evers CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .256 .317 .438 .755 -0.009 0.40 0.016 -0.025 0.0 1 0 2B
Ferris Fain 1B 2 0 0 0 2 1 4 .274 .456 .352 .808 -0.012 0.50 0.022 -0.034 -0.4 13 1
Jim Hegan C 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .222 .302 .360 .662 -0.018 0.60 0.020 -0.038 -0.5 3 1
George Strickland SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .212 .305 .285 .590 -0.073 0.70 0.000 -0.073 -1.1 1 5
Art Houtteman P 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .143 .211 .143 .353 0.026 0.76 0.039 -0.014 0.3 0 3
   Sal Maglie P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .119 .191 .119 .311 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Hank Foiles PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .277 .375 .372 .747 -0.007 0.26 0.000 -0.007 -0.2
   Bob Feller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .050 .095 .050 .145 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ralph Kiner PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .246 .363 .428 .791 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.1
Team Totals 31 2 5 2 5 2 36 .161 .278 .194 .471 -0.082 0.66 0.347 -0.429 -2.7 27 14
2B: H Evers (14, off C Stobbs).
TB: H Evers 3; A Houtteman; B Avila; A Smith.
GIDP: B Avila (14).
RBI: B Avila (52); G Woodling (43).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 6.

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dean Stone 2.2 4 2 2 3 0 0 4.14 14 39 -0.103 1.00 -0.9
Chuck Stobbs, W (3-11) 6.1 1 0 0 2 2 0 5.29 22 2 0 0.185 0.44 3.6
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 5 2 0 2.00 36 39 2 0 0.082 0.66 2.7

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Art Houtteman, L (10-6) 4.1 4 4 4 2 1 1 3.56 20 38 -0.151 1.14 -0.9
Sal Maglie 2.2 5 4 4 0 0 0 3.67 14 1 1 -0.270 0.53 -3.4
Bob Feller 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.33 6 0 0 0.003 0.02 1.0
Team Totals 9 9 8 8 2 3 1 8.00 40 38 1 1 -0.418 0.76 -3.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: S Maglie (4; E Yost).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Paparella, 1B - Jim Honochick, 2B - Frank Umont, 3B - Eddie Rommel.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Washington Senators         Cleveland Indians
1 Eddie Yost 3B 1 Al Smith RF
2 Pete Runnels 2B 2 Bobby Avila 2B
3 Mickey Vernon 1B 3 Gene Woodling LF
4 Roy Sievers LF 4 Al Rosen 3B
5 Carlos Paula RF 5 Hoot Evers CF
6 Clint Courtney C 6 Ferris Fain 1B
7 Tom Umphlett CF 7 Jim Hegan C
8 Jose Valdivielso SS 8 George Strickland SS
9 Dean Stone P 9 Art Houtteman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 0-2 1 --3 RR WSH C. Courtney A. Houtteman 16% 47% Home Run; Paula Scores
t5 3-2 1 1-- R WSH M. Vernon S. Maglie 15% 79% Triple to RF; Runnels Scores
t5 2-2 1 -2- R WSH P. Runnels A. Houtteman 11% 64% Single to CF; Yost Scores
b3 0-0 0 1-- CLE A. Smith D. Stone -11% 29% Single to CF; Smith to 2B/Adv on throw; Houtteman to 3B
t5 4-2 2 --3 R WSH C. Paula S. Maglie 9% 83% Double to CF; Vernon Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O WSH E. Yost A. Houtteman -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- O WSH P. Runnels A. Houtteman -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O WSH M. Vernon A. Houtteman -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Dean Stone facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE A. Smith D. Stone -3% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- OO CLE B. Avila D. Stone 7% 49% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CLE G. Woodling D. Stone 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- WSH R. Sievers A. Houtteman 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- O WSH C. Paula A. Houtteman -4% 50% Lineout: SS
t2 0-0 1 1-- WSH C. Courtney A. Houtteman 4% 54% Fielder's Choice 2B; Sievers to 2B
t2 0-0 1 12- O WSH T. Umphlett A. Houtteman -5% 49% Foul Flyball: 3B
t2 0-0 2 12- O WSH J. Valdivielso A. Houtteman -4% 45% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Dean Stone facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Rosen D. Stone 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b2 0-0 1 --- O CLE H. Evers D. Stone 2% 49% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 2 --- CLE F. Fain D. Stone -1% 48% Walk
b2 0-0 2 1-- CLE J. Hegan D. Stone -2% 46% Walk; Fain to 2B
b2 0-0 2 12- O CLE G. Strickland D. Stone 4% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- WSH D. Stone A. Houtteman 4% 54% Walk
t3 0-0 0 1-- O WSH E. Yost A. Houtteman -4% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t3 0-0 1 1-- O WSH P. Runnels A. Houtteman -2% 48% Groundout: P-SS-1B; Yost to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- O WSH M. Vernon A. Houtteman -4% 44% Groundout: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Dean Stone facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- CLE A. Houtteman D. Stone -4% 41% Single to CF
b3 0-0 0 1-- CLE A. Smith D. Stone -11% 29% Single to CF; Smith to 2B/Adv on throw; Houtteman to 3B
b3 0-0 0 -23 R CLE B. Avila D. Stone -7% 22% Single to CF; Smith to 3B; Houtteman Scores
b3 1-0 0 1-3 RO CLE G. Woodling D. Stone 1% 23% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Smith Scores
b3 2-0 1 1-- O CLE A. Rosen D. Stone 2% 25% Flyball: 3B
b3 2-0 2 1-- CLE H. Evers D. Stone -1% 24% Single to CF; Woodling to 2B
Chuck Stobbs replaces Dean Stone pitching and batting 9th
b3 2-0 2 12- O CLE F. Fain C. Stobbs 3% 27% Strikeout
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 4th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 4-5-6
t4 0-2 0 --- O WSH R. Sievers A. Houtteman -3% 24% Lineout: 3B
t4 0-2 1 --- WSH C. Paula A. Houtteman 7% 32% Triple to CF
t4 0-2 1 --3 RR WSH C. Courtney A. Houtteman 16% 47% Home Run; Paula Scores
t4 2-2 1 --- O WSH T. Umphlett A. Houtteman -2% 45% Groundout: P-1B
t4 2-2 2 --- O WSH J. Valdivielso A. Houtteman -1% 44% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 2, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, Senators' Chuck Stobbs facing 7-8-9
b4 2-2 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan C. Stobbs 3% 47% Strikeout
b4 2-2 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland C. Stobbs 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-2 2 --- O CLE A. Houtteman C. Stobbs 1% 50% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 2, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Senators Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Art Houtteman facing 9-1-2
t5 2-2 0 --- O WSH C. Stobbs A. Houtteman -3% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-2 1 --- WSH E. Yost A. Houtteman 6% 52% Double to LF
t5 2-2 1 -2- R WSH P. Runnels A. Houtteman 11% 64% Single to CF; Yost Scores
Sal Maglie replaces Art Houtteman pitching and batting 9th
t5 3-2 1 1-- R WSH M. Vernon S. Maglie 15% 79% Triple to RF; Runnels Scores
t5 4-2 1 --3 O WSH R. Sievers S. Maglie -5% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 4-2 2 --3 R WSH C. Paula S. Maglie 9% 83% Double to CF; Vernon Scores
t5 5-2 2 -2- O WSH C. Courtney S. Maglie -2% 81% Groundout: 1B-P
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 5, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-5, Senators' Chuck Stobbs facing 1-2-3
b5 2-5 0 --- O CLE A. Smith C. Stobbs 3% 83% Flyball: SS
b5 2-5 1 --- CLE B. Avila C. Stobbs -3% 80% Walk
b5 2-5 1 1-- O CLE G. Woodling C. Stobbs 3% 84% Flyball: RF
b5 2-5 2 1-- O CLE A. Rosen C. Stobbs 2% 86% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 5, Indians 2.
Top of the 6th, Senators Batting, Ahead 5-2, Indians' Sal Maglie facing 7-8-9
t6 5-2 0 --- WSH T. Umphlett S. Maglie 2% 88% Single to CF
t6 5-2 0 1-- O WSH J. Valdivielso S. Maglie -1% 87% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; Umphlett to 2B
t6 5-2 1 -2- R WSH C. Stobbs S. Maglie 5% 92% Single to RF; Umphlett Scores
t6 6-2 1 1-- WSH E. Yost S. Maglie 1% 93% Hit By Pitch; Stobbs to 2B
t6 6-2 1 12- RR WSH P. Runnels S. Maglie 5% 98% Double to RF; Yost Scores; Stobbs Scores
t6 8-2 1 -2- O WSH M. Vernon S. Maglie -0% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t6 8-2 2 -2- O WSH R. Sievers S. Maglie -0% 97% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 8, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-8, Senators' Chuck Stobbs facing 5-6-7
b6 2-8 0 --- O CLE H. Evers C. Stobbs 1% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 2-8 1 --- CLE F. Fain C. Stobbs -1% 97% Walk
b6 2-8 1 1-- O CLE J. Hegan C. Stobbs 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B; Fain to 2B
b6 2-8 2 -2- O CLE G. Strickland C. Stobbs 1% 98% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 8, Indians 2.
Top of the 7th, Senators Batting, Ahead 8-2, Indians' Sal Maglie facing 5-6-7
t7 8-2 0 --- O WSH C. Paula S. Maglie -0% 98% Flyball: RF
t7 8-2 1 --- O WSH C. Courtney S. Maglie -0% 98% Flyball: LF
t7 8-2 2 --- O WSH T. Umphlett S. Maglie -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 8, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-8, Senators' Chuck Stobbs facing 9-1-2
Hank Foiles pinch hits for Sal Maglie (P) batting 9th
b7 2-8 0 --- O CLE H. Foiles C. Stobbs 1% 99% Flyball: 2B
b7 2-8 1 --- O CLE A. Smith C. Stobbs 0% 99% Flyball: CF
b7 2-8 2 --- O CLE B. Avila C. Stobbs 0% 99% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 8, Indians 2.
Top of the 8th, Senators Batting, Ahead 8-2, Indians' Bob Feller facing 8-9-1
Bob Feller replaces Hank Foiles (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 8-2 0 --- O WSH J. Valdivielso B. Feller -0% 99% Flyball: 1B
t8 8-2 1 --- O WSH C. Stobbs B. Feller -0% 99% Flyball: CF
t8 8-2 2 --- O WSH E. Yost B. Feller -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 8, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-8, Senators' Chuck Stobbs facing 3-4-5
b8 2-8 0 --- O CLE G. Woodling C. Stobbs 0% 99% Flyball: RF
b8 2-8 1 --- O CLE A. Rosen C. Stobbs 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b8 2-8 2 --- CLE H. Evers C. Stobbs -0% 99% Double to CF
b8 2-8 2 -2- O CLE F. Fain C. Stobbs 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 8, Indians 2.
Top of the 9th, Senators Batting, Ahead 8-2, Indians' Bob Feller facing 2-3-4
t9 8-2 0 --- O WSH P. Runnels B. Feller -0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 8-2 1 --- O WSH M. Vernon B. Feller -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 8-2 2 --- O WSH R. Sievers B. Feller -0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 8, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-8, Senators' Chuck Stobbs facing 7-8-9
b9 2-8 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan C. Stobbs 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 2-8 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland C. Stobbs 0% 100% Flyball: CF
Ralph Kiner pinch hits for Bob Feller (P) batting 9th
b9 2-8 2 --- O CLE R. Kiner C. Stobbs 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 8, Indians 2.

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