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DET
@CLE
8
4
CHW
@KCA
6
7
BOS
@NYY
7
4
 
(10)
BAL
@WSH
4
2
BAL
@WSH
6
3
PIT
@BRO
6
8
CIN
@CHC
4
2
NYG
@PHI
8
3
NYG
@PHI
2
5
MLN
@STL
4
2
Sunday, September 30, 1956,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 5,910, Time of Game: 2:00
Tigers
8
82-72
 Won 2
5th, 15 GB
at Indians
4
88-66
 Lost 2
2nd, 9 GB
W: Billy Hoeft (20-14)
L: Bob Feller (0-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          1  0  0   3  0  4   0  0  0    8 14  3
Indians         0  0  0   0  2  2   0  0  0    4 10  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Harvey Kuenn SS 5 1 3 3 0 0 .332 .857 0.095 0.74 0.140 -0.045 1.8 2 1
Wayne Belardi 1B 5 2 3 1 0 0 .279 .799 0.122 0.47 0.142 -0.019 1.1 7 0 HR,GDP
Charlie Maxwell LF 5 0 1 0 0 0 .326 .948 -0.070 0.54 0.002 -0.073 -1.0 1 0
Al Kaline RF 3 0 1 2 2 0 .314 .913 0.060 0.48 0.085 -0.026 1.7 2 0 3B,SB
Reno Bertoia 3B 5 0 1 0 0 0 .182 .528 -0.036 0.53 0.024 -0.060 -0.6 2 1
Bill Tuttle CF 5 1 2 0 0 0 .253 .658 0.006 0.50 0.058 -0.052 -1.0 1 0 GDP
Frank Bolling 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .281 .789 -0.039 0.85 0.026 -0.065 -0.5 3 3
Frank House C 3 2 1 0 1 0 .240 .655 0.038 0.79 0.059 -0.021 0.5 9 1
Ned Garver P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 -0.031 1.07 0.000 -0.031 -0.3 0 0
   Earl Torgeson PH 1 1 1 2 0 0 .264 .831 0.187 1.70 0.187 0.000 1.9 2B
   Billy Hoeft P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .660 0.001 1.25 0.001 0.000 -0.1 0 3 SH
   Jim Small PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .319 .767 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.2
   Paul Foytack P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .122 .286 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 38 8 14 8 3 0 .368 .941 0.329 0.64 0.724 -0.396 3.2 27 9
2B: E Torgeson (9, off B Feller).
3B: A Kaline (10, off B Feller).
HR: W Belardi (6, off B Feller; 1st inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: B Hoeft (5, off B Feller).
TB: W Belardi 6; H Kuenn 3; A Kaline 3; B Tuttle 2; E Torgeson 2; R Bertoia; C Maxwell; F Bolling; F House.
GIDP: B Tuttle (19); W Belardi (4).
RBI: H Kuenn 3 (88); E Torgeson 2 (42); A Kaline 2 (128); W Belardi (15).
2-out RBI: A Kaline 2; E Torgeson 2; H Kuenn.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Bertoia-F Bolling-W Belardi.
E: F House (7); H Kuenn (20); F Bolling (11).
Baserunning
SB: A Kaline (7, 2nd base off B Feller/E Averill).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Caffie LF 5 0 2 1 0 1 .342 .774 0.010 0.90 0.109 -0.099 0.0 3 0 CS
Dave Pope CF 5 0 0 0 0 2 .225 .520 -0.015 0.56 0.028 -0.043 -0.4 1 0
Preston Ward 1B 4 0 0 0 0 3 .267 .795 -0.098 0.94 0.000 -0.098 -0.9 12 0
Al Rosen 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .779 0.026 0.76 0.040 -0.014 0.2 1 2
   Al Smith 3B 2 1 2 1 0 0 .274 .812 0.056 0.49 0.056 0.000 1.4 0 2 HR
Rocky Colavito RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .276 .903 -0.017 0.92 0.061 -0.078 -0.6 2 0 GDP
Kenny Kuhn SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 .273 .623 0.017 1.00 0.084 -0.067 0.5 4 6
Earl Averill C 4 2 3 0 0 1 .237 .730 0.033 1.02 0.083 -0.050 0.6 0 0 2B
George Strickland 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 .211 .591 -0.099 1.34 0.032 -0.130 -0.7 4 5
Bob Feller P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .059 -0.074 1.17 0.000 -0.074 -0.8 0 1
   Gene Woodling PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .785 -0.012 0.47 0.000 -0.012 -0.2
Team Totals 38 4 10 3 0 10 .263 .632 -0.173 0.91 0.493 -0.665 -0.8 27 16
2B: E Averill (5, off B Hoeft).
HR: A Smith (16, off B Hoeft; 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: A Smith 5; E Averill 4; J Caffie 2; R Colavito; K Kuhn; G Strickland.
GIDP: R Colavito (4).
RBI: J Caffie (1); G Strickland (17); A Smith (71).
2-out RBI: J Caffie; G Strickland.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Strickland-K Kuhn-P Ward; K Kuhn-G Strickland-P Ward.
Baserunning
CS: J Caffie (2, 2nd base by N Garver/F House).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ned Garver 3 2 0 0 0 3 0 4.08 11 58 0.168 1.20 1.6
Billy Hoeft, W (20-14) 4 5 4 2 0 4 1 4.06 19 0 0 -0.047 0.90 -1.9
Paul Foytack, S (1) 2 3 0 0 0 3 0 3.59 8 0 0 0.051 0.53 1.1
Team Totals 9 10 4 2 0 10 1 2.00 38 58 0 0 0.172 0.91 0.8

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Feller, L (0-4) 9 14 8 8 3 0 1 4.97 42 24 -0.328 0.64 -3.2
Team Totals 9 14 8 8 3 0 1 8.00 42 24 -0.328 0.64 -3.2
Balks: None.
WP: B Hoeft (7).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Charlie Berry, 2B - Jim Honochick, 3B - Larry Napp.
Time of Game: 2:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Cleveland Indians
1 Harvey Kuenn SS 1 Joe Caffie LF
2 Wayne Belardi 1B 2 Dave Pope CF
3 Charlie Maxwell LF 3 Preston Ward 1B
4 Al Kaline RF 4 Al Rosen 3B
5 Reno Bertoia 3B 5 Rocky Colavito RF
6 Bill Tuttle CF 6 Kenny Kuhn SS
7 Frank Bolling 2B 7 Earl Averill C
8 Frank House C 8 George Strickland 2B
9 Ned Garver P 9 Bob Feller P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 1-0 2 12- RR DET E. Torgeson B. Feller 19% 80% Double to RF; House Scores; Tuttle Scores
t1 0-0 1 --- R DET W. Belardi B. Feller 10% 57% Home Run
b5 1-4 2 --3 R CLE J. Caffie B. Hoeft -8% 74% Single to LF; Averill Scores/unER
t6 4-2 1 -23 RR DET H. Kuenn B. Feller 7% 91% Single to CF; House Scores; Bolling Scores
t4 3-0 2 -2- R DET H. Kuenn B. Feller 6% 86% Single to CF; Torgeson Scores

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 Feller facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn B. Feller -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- R DET W. Belardi B. Feller 10% 57% Home Run
t1 1-0 1 --- O DET C. Maxwell B. Feller -1% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 1-0 2 --- DET A. Kaline B. Feller 1% 57% Walk
t1 1-0 2 1-- DET R. Bertoia B. Feller 1% 58% Kaline Steals 2B
t1 1-0 2 -2- O DET R. Bertoia B. Feller -3% 55% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O CLE J. Caffie N. Garver 2% 57% Flyball: RF
b1 0-1 1 --- O CLE D. Pope N. Garver 2% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b1 0-1 2 --- O CLE P. Ward N. Garver 1% 60% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Bob Feller facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- DET B. Tuttle B. Feller 3% 63% Single to LF
t2 1-0 0 1-- O DET F. Bolling B. Feller -3% 60% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 1-0 1 1-- O DET F. House B. Feller -2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B; Bolling to 2B
t2 1-0 2 -2- O DET N. Garver B. Feller -3% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- CLE A. Rosen N. Garver -4% 51% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b2 0-1 0 1-- CLE R. Colavito N. Garver -6% 45% Single to LF; Rosen to 2B
b2 0-1 0 12- O CLE K. Kuhn N. Garver 6% 51% Groundout: 2B-3B/Forceout at 3B; Colavito to 2B
b2 0-1 1 12- O CLE E. Averill N. Garver 5% 56% Strikeout
b2 0-1 2 12- O CLE G. Strickland N. Garver 5% 61% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Bob Feller facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn B. Feller -2% 59% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- DET W. Belardi B. Feller 2% 61% Single to RF
t3 1-0 1 1-- O DET C. Maxwell B. Feller -3% 58% Popfly: 3B
t3 1-0 2 1-- O DET A. Kaline B. Feller -2% 56% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O CLE B. Feller N. Garver 3% 59% Strikeout
b3 0-1 1 --- CLE J. Caffie N. Garver -3% 56% Single to LF
b3 0-1 1 1-- O CLE D. Pope N. Garver 5% 61% Caffie Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
b3 0-1 2 --- O CLE D. Pope N. Garver 1% 62% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Bob Feller facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- O DET R. Bertoia B. Feller -2% 60% Popfly: LF
t4 1-0 1 --- DET B. Tuttle B. Feller 3% 62% Single to LF
t4 1-0 1 1-- O DET F. Bolling B. Feller -3% 59% Foul Flyball: 1B
t4 1-0 2 1-- DET F. House B. Feller 2% 61% Walk; Tuttle to 2B
Earl Torgeson pinch hits for Ned Garver (P) batting 9th
t4 1-0 2 12- RR DET E. Torgeson B. Feller 19% 80% Double to RF; House Scores; Tuttle Scores
t4 3-0 2 -2- R DET H. Kuenn B. Feller 6% 86% Single to CF; Torgeson Scores
t4 4-0 2 1-- O DET W. Belardi B. Feller -1% 85% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 3-4-5
Billy Hoeft replaces Earl Torgeson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b4 0-4 0 --- O CLE P. Ward B. Hoeft 2% 87% Strikeout
b4 0-4 1 --- O CLE A. Rosen B. Hoeft 1% 88% Flyball: CF
b4 0-4 2 --- O CLE R. Colavito B. Hoeft 1% 89% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Bob Feller facing 3-4-5
t5 4-0 0 --- O DET C. Maxwell B. Feller -1% 88% Popfly: SS
t5 4-0 1 --- DET A. Kaline B. Feller 1% 89% Walk
t5 4-0 1 1-- DET R. Bertoia B. Feller 2% 92% Single to CF; Kaline to 3B
t5 4-0 1 1-3 OO DET B. Tuttle B. Feller -4% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 6-7-8
b5 0-4 0 --- CLE K. Kuhn B. Hoeft -3% 84% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
b5 0-4 0 1-- CLE E. Averill B. Hoeft -6% 78% Single to CF; Kuhn to 2B
b5 0-4 0 12- O CLE G. Strickland B. Hoeft 5% 84% Foul Flyball: 3B
b5 0-4 1 12- O CLE B. Feller B. Hoeft 3% 86% Groundout: P-1B; Averill to 2B; Kuhn to 3B
b5 0-4 2 -23 R CLE J. Caffie B. Hoeft -4% 82% Wild Pitch; Averill to 3B; Kuhn Scores/unER
b5 1-4 2 --3 R CLE J. Caffie B. Hoeft -8% 74% Single to LF; Averill Scores/unER
b5 2-4 2 1-- CLE D. Pope B. Hoeft -3% 71% Strikeout, E2; Caffie to 2B; Pope to 1B
b5 2-4 2 12- O CLE P. Ward B. Hoeft 6% 77% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 4, Indians 2.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-2, Indians' Bob Feller facing 7-8-9
Al Smith replaces Al Rosen playing 3B batting 4th
t6 4-2 0 --- DET F. Bolling B. Feller 3% 80% Single to LF
t6 4-2 0 1-- DET F. House B. Feller 4% 84% Single to RF; Bolling to 2B
t6 4-2 0 12- O DET B. Hoeft B. Feller 0% 84% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; House to 2B; Bolling to 3B
t6 4-2 1 -23 RR DET H. Kuenn B. Feller 7% 91% Single to CF; House Scores; Bolling Scores
t6 6-2 1 1-- DET W. Belardi B. Feller 2% 94% Single to RF; Kuenn to 3B
t6 6-2 1 1-3 O DET C. Maxwell B. Feller -2% 91% Flyball: RF
t6 6-2 2 1-3 RR DET A. Kaline B. Feller 6% 97% Triple to RF; Belardi Scores; Kuenn Scores
t6 8-2 2 --3 O DET R. Bertoia B. Feller -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 8, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-8, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 4-5-6
b6 2-8 0 --- R CLE A. Smith B. Hoeft -3% 94% Home Run
b6 3-8 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito B. Hoeft 1% 95% Strikeout
b6 3-8 1 --- O CLE K. Kuhn B. Hoeft 1% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 3-8 2 --- CLE E. Averill B. Hoeft -1% 95% Double to LF
b6 3-8 2 -2- R CLE G. Strickland B. Hoeft -3% 92% Single to LF; Averill Scores
b6 4-8 2 1-- O CLE B. Feller B. Hoeft 2% 94% Foul Flyball: 1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 8, Indians 4.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 8-4, Indians' Bob Feller facing 6-7-8
t7 8-4 0 --- O DET B. Tuttle B. Feller -1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 8-4 1 --- O DET F. Bolling B. Feller -0% 93% Flyball: LF
t7 8-4 2 --- O DET F. House B. Feller -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 8, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 4-8, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 1-2-3
b7 4-8 0 --- O CLE J. Caffie B. Hoeft 2% 94% Flyball: RF
b7 4-8 1 --- O CLE D. Pope B. Hoeft 1% 96% Groundout: P-1B
b7 4-8 2 --- O CLE P. Ward B. Hoeft 1% 96% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 8, Indians 4.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 8-4, Indians' Bob Feller facing 9-1-2
Jim Small pinch hits for Billy Hoeft (P) batting 9th
t8 8-4 0 --- O DET J. Small B. Feller -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 8-4 1 --- DET H. Kuenn B. Feller 0% 96% Single to LF
t8 8-4 1 1-- OO DET W. Belardi B. Feller -1% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 8, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 4-8, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 4-5-6
Paul Foytack replaces Jim Small (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 4-8 0 --- CLE A. Smith P. Foytack -3% 92% Single to LF
b8 4-8 0 1-- OO CLE R. Colavito P. Foytack 6% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b8 4-8 2 --- CLE K. Kuhn P. Foytack -1% 97% Single to CF
b8 4-8 2 1-- CLE E. Averill P. Foytack -2% 96% Single to LF; Kuhn to 3B
b8 4-8 2 1-3 O CLE G. Strickland P. Foytack 3% 98% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 8, Indians 4.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 8-4, Indians' Bob Feller facing 3-4-5
t9 8-4 0 --- DET C. Maxwell B. Feller 0% 99% Single to CF
t9 8-4 0 1-- O DET A. Kaline B. Feller -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t9 8-4 1 1-- O DET R. Bertoia B. Feller -0% 98% Popfly: SS
t9 8-4 2 1-- O DET B. Tuttle B. Feller -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 8, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 4-8, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 9-1-2
Gene Woodling pinch hits for Bob Feller (P) batting 9th
b9 4-8 0 --- O CLE G. Woodling P. Foytack 1% 99% Flyball: LF
b9 4-8 1 --- O CLE J. Caffie P. Foytack 1% 100% Strikeout
b9 4-8 2 --- O CLE D. Pope P. Foytack 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 8, Indians 4.

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