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Standings
WSH
@CHW
5
7
WSH
@CHW
2
7
NYY
@CLE
10
3
NYY
@CLE
3
4
BOS
@DET
4
5
BOS
@DET
4
8
BAL
@KCA
3
2
BAL
@KCA
1
10
CIN
@BRO
2
3
CHC
@PHI
7
4
CHC
@PHI
1
4
STL
@PIT
3
2
 
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STL
@PIT
3
9
Sunday, September 16, 1956,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 39,651, Time of Game: 2:18
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Yankees
3
92-52
 Lost 1 
1st
at Indians
4
80-63
 Won 1 
3rd, 11½ GB
W: Early Wynn (18-9)
L: Johnny Kucks (18-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  1   1  1  0    3  9  1
Indians         0  0  0   0  2  2   0  0  X    4  6  1

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Hank Bauer RF 4 1 3 1 0 1 .247 .783 0.120 1.06 0.143 -0.023 1.3 3 0
Joe Collins 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .233 .674 0.016 1.53 0.123 -0.107 0.1 6 1
Mickey Mantle CF 3 1 1 1 1 1 .350 1.159 0.063 1.40 0.161 -0.099 0.6 3 0 HR
Yogi Berra C 4 0 1 1 0 1 .301 .917 0.024 1.85 0.089 -0.065 -0.1 7 0
Irv Noren LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .785 -0.134 1.31 0.000 -0.134 -1.1 0 0 GDP
   Jerry Coleman 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .602 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jerry Lumpe PH-SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .519 -0.081 3.44 0.000 -0.081 -0.4 0 0
Gil McDougald SS-2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .311 .843 -0.095 1.36 0.066 -0.161 -0.2 0 4 2B,GDP
Billy Martin 2B-3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .269 .715 -0.117 1.67 0.033 -0.150 -0.7 4 2
Andy Carey 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 .235 .653 -0.064 1.28 0.000 -0.064 -0.6 0 0
   Enos Slaughter PH-LF 2 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .749 -0.086 1.71 0.000 -0.086 -0.5 0 0
Johnny Kucks P 2 0 0 0 0 2 .147 .380 -0.050 0.92 0.000 -0.050 -0.4 1 0
   George Wilson PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .149 .415 0.023 0.73 0.023 0.000 0.2
   Bob Grim P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .063 .273 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bill Skowron PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .298 .890 -0.038 1.46 0.000 -0.038 -0.1
Team Totals 34 3 9 3 2 8 .265 .688 -0.419 1.47 0.638 -1.058 -1.8 24 7
2B: G McDougald (14, off E Wynn).
HR: M Mantle (49, off E Wynn; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: M Mantle 4; G McDougald 3; H Bauer 3; J Collins; B Martin; Y Berra.
GIDP: G McDougald (6); I Noren (1).
RBI: M Mantle (121); H Bauer (81); Y Berra (98).
2-out RBI: H Bauer.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
E: J Kucks (4).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Caffie LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .579 -0.002 0.72 0.034 -0.036 -0.1 0 0
   Jim Busby CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .659 -0.006 0.24 0.000 -0.006 -0.1 1 0
Bobby Avila 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .228 .652 -0.043 0.97 0.032 -0.075 -0.5 1 3
Vic Wertz 1B 4 1 1 2 0 0 .257 .839 0.080 0.92 0.139 -0.059 1.0 4 3 HR
Rocky Colavito RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .280 .918 -0.037 0.49 0.008 -0.045 -0.5 3 1
Al Rosen 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .269 .783 -0.076 0.72 0.000 -0.076 -0.9 0 1
Al Smith CF-LF 3 1 2 0 0 1 .269 .792 0.047 0.56 0.064 -0.017 0.5 4 0 2·2B
Jim Hegan C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .640 -0.071 0.84 0.000 -0.071 -0.8 7 0
Chico Carrasquel SS 2 1 0 0 1 0 .246 .653 -0.025 1.01 0.011 -0.037 -0.4 5 3
Early Wynn P 3 0 1 2 0 1 .237 .613 0.214 1.09 0.241 -0.027 1.5 2 0 2B
Team Totals 31 4 6 4 1 5 .194 .606 0.081 0.79 0.529 -0.449 -0.3 27 11
2B: A Smith 2 (25, 2 off J Kucks); E Wynn (5, off J Kucks).
HR: V Wertz (29, off J Kucks; 6th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: V Wertz 4; A Smith 4; E Wynn 2; R Colavito; B Avila.
RBI: V Wertz 2 (94); E Wynn 2 (15).
2-out RBI: E Wynn 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Avila-C Carrasquel-V Wertz; C Carrasquel-B Avila-V Wertz.
E: J Hegan (9).
Outfield Assists: R Colavito (Y Berra at 2nd base).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Johnny Kucks, L (18-8) 6 5 4 4 1 5 1 3.81 25 50 -0.139 0.90 -0.8
Bob Grim 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.97 7 0 0 0.059 0.41 1.1
Team Totals 8 6 4 4 1 5 1 4.50 32 50 0 0 -0.080 0.79 0.3

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Early Wynn, W (18-9) 9 9 3 3 2 8 1 2.82 36 63 0.420 1.47 1.8
Team Totals 9 9 3 3 2 8 1 3.00 36 63 0.420 1.47 1.8
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - Frank Umont, 2B - Charlie Berry, 3B - Jim Honochick.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Cleveland Indians
1 Hank Bauer RF 1 Joe Caffie LF
2 Joe Collins 1B 2 Bobby Avila 2B
3 Mickey Mantle CF 3 Vic Wertz 1B
4 Yogi Berra C 4 Rocky Colavito RF
5 Irv Noren LF 5 Al Rosen 3B
6 Gil McDougald SS 6 Al Smith CF
7 Billy Martin 2B 7 Jim Hegan C
8 Andy Carey 3B 8 Chico Carrasquel SS
9 Johnny Kucks P 9 Early Wynn P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 0-0 2 12- RR CLE E. Wynn J. Kucks 24% 80% Double to LF; Carrasquel Scores; Smith Scores
b6 2-1 0 1-- RR CLE V. Wertz J. Kucks 14% 91% Home Run; Avila Scores
t8 3-4 1 1-- OO NYY G. McDougald E. Wynn 13% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t6 0-2 0 1-- NYY J. Collins E. Wynn -12% 60% Single to CF; Bauer to 3B
t8 2-4 0 --- R NYY M. Mantle E. Wynn -12% 74% Home Run

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY H. Bauer E. Wynn 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY J. Collins E. Wynn 2% 54% Flyball: SS
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYY M. Mantle E. Wynn 1% 55% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Johnny Kucks facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE J. Caffie J. Kucks 3% 58% Reached on E1/Bunt
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CLE B. Avila J. Kucks -3% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 0-0 1 1-- O CLE V. Wertz J. Kucks -3% 52% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 2 1-- O CLE R. Colavito J. Kucks -2% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYY Y. Berra E. Wynn 2% 52% Single to RF; Berra out at 2B/RF-SS
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYY I. Noren E. Wynn 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 --- NYY G. McDougald E. Wynn -2% 52% Double to CF
t2 0-0 2 -2- O NYY B. Martin E. Wynn 3% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Johnny Kucks facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Rosen J. Kucks -2% 53% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- O CLE A. Smith J. Kucks -2% 51% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 --- O CLE J. Hegan J. Kucks -1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYY A. Carey E. Wynn 3% 53% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- O NYY J. Kucks E. Wynn 2% 54% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-0 2 --- NYY H. Bauer E. Wynn -1% 53% Single to LF
t3 0-0 2 1-- O NYY J. Collins E. Wynn 3% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Johnny Kucks facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel J. Kucks -3% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
b3 0-0 1 --- O CLE E. Wynn J. Kucks -2% 51% Strikeout
b3 0-0 2 --- O CLE J. Caffie J. Kucks -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- NYY M. Mantle E. Wynn -4% 46% Walk
t4 0-0 0 1-- O NYY Y. Berra E. Wynn 4% 50% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t4 0-0 1 1-- OO NYY I. Noren E. Wynn 6% 56% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Johnny Kucks facing 2-3-4
b4 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Avila J. Kucks -3% 53% Flyball: 2B
b4 0-0 1 --- O CLE V. Wertz J. Kucks -2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-0 2 --- O CLE R. Colavito J. Kucks -1% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- O NYY G. McDougald E. Wynn 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- NYY B. Martin E. Wynn -3% 50% Single to LF
t5 0-0 1 1-- O NYY A. Carey E. Wynn 4% 54% Foul Flyball: RF
t5 0-0 2 1-- O NYY J. Kucks E. Wynn 3% 57% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Johnny Kucks facing 5-6-7
b5 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Rosen J. Kucks -3% 54% Flyball: 1B
b5 0-0 1 --- CLE A. Smith J. Kucks 5% 59% Double (CF-RF)
b5 0-0 1 -2- O CLE J. Hegan J. Kucks -5% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-0 2 -2- CLE C. Carrasquel J. Kucks 1% 56% Walk
b5 0-0 2 12- RR CLE E. Wynn J. Kucks 24% 80% Double to LF; Carrasquel Scores; Smith Scores
b5 2-0 2 -2- O CLE J. Caffie J. Kucks -2% 77% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Early Wynn facing 1-2-3
Al Smith moves from CF to LF
Jim Busby replaces Joe Caffie (LF) playing CF batting 1st
t6 0-2 0 --- NYY H. Bauer E. Wynn -5% 72% Single to 3B
t6 0-2 0 1-- NYY J. Collins E. Wynn -12% 60% Single to CF; Bauer to 3B
t6 0-2 0 1-3 O NYY M. Mantle E. Wynn 9% 69% Strikeout
t6 0-2 1 1-3 RO NYY Y. Berra E. Wynn -0% 68% Groundout: 1B-P; Collins to 2B; Bauer Scores
t6 1-2 2 -2- O NYY I. Noren E. Wynn 5% 74% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Yankees' Johnny Kucks facing 2-3-4
b6 2-1 0 --- CLE B. Avila J. Kucks 3% 77% Single to LF
b6 2-1 0 1-- RR CLE V. Wertz J. Kucks 14% 91% Home Run; Avila Scores
b6 4-1 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito J. Kucks -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 4-1 1 --- O CLE A. Rosen J. Kucks -1% 89% Strikeout Looking
b6 4-1 2 --- CLE A. Smith J. Kucks 1% 90% Double to LF
b6 4-1 2 -2- O CLE J. Hegan J. Kucks -1% 89% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 4.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Early Wynn facing 6-7-8
t7 1-4 0 --- NYY G. McDougald E. Wynn -4% 85% Single to CF
t7 1-4 0 1-- O NYY B. Martin E. Wynn 4% 89% Flyball: RF
Enos Slaughter pinch hits for Andy Carey (3B) batting 8th
t7 1-4 1 1-- O NYY E. Slaughter E. Wynn 3% 92% Flyball: LF
George Wilson pinch hits for Johnny Kucks (P) batting 9th
t7 1-4 2 1-- NYY G. Wilson E. Wynn -2% 90% Walk; McDougald to 2B
t7 1-4 2 12- R NYY H. Bauer E. Wynn -8% 82% Single to LF; Wilson to 2B; McDougald Scores
t7 2-4 2 12- O NYY J. Collins E. Wynn 7% 88% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-2, Yankees' Bob Grim facing 8-9-1
Bob Grim replaces George Wilson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Jerry Coleman replaces Irv Noren (LF) playing 3B batting 5th
Enos Slaughter moves from PH to LF
b7 4-2 0 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel B. Grim -1% 87% Flyball: 2B
b7 4-2 1 --- O CLE E. Wynn B. Grim -1% 86% Flyball: RF
b7 4-2 2 --- O CLE J. Busby B. Grim -1% 86% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 4.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-4, Indians' Early Wynn facing 3-4-5
t8 2-4 0 --- R NYY M. Mantle E. Wynn -12% 74% Home Run
t8 3-4 0 --- NYY Y. Berra E. Wynn -9% 65% Strikeout, E2; Berra to 1B
Jerry Lumpe pinch hits for Jerry Coleman (3B) batting 5th
t8 3-4 0 1-- O NYY J. Lumpe E. Wynn 8% 73% Groundout: 3B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t8 3-4 1 1-- OO NYY G. McDougald E. Wynn 13% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-3, Yankees' Bob Grim facing 2-3-4
Gil McDougald moves from SS to 2B
Billy Martin moves from 2B to 3B
Jerry Lumpe moves from PH to SS
b8 4-3 0 --- O CLE B. Avila B. Grim -1% 85% Foul Flyball: C
b8 4-3 1 --- O CLE V. Wertz B. Grim -1% 84% Foul Flyball: 3B
b8 4-3 2 --- CLE R. Colavito B. Grim 1% 85% Single to P
b8 4-3 2 1-- O CLE A. Rosen B. Grim -2% 83% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Indians 4.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 3-4, Indians' Early Wynn facing 7-8-9
t9 3-4 0 --- O NYY B. Martin E. Wynn 8% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 3-4 1 --- O NYY E. Slaughter E. Wynn 6% 96% Flyball: CF
Bill Skowron pinch hits for Bob Grim (P) batting 9th
t9 3-4 2 --- O NYY B. Skowron E. Wynn 4% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Indians 4.

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