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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
9
0
NYY
@BAL
1
2
WSH
@BOS
8
3
DET
@CLE
2
3
DET
@CLE
6
3
CHW
@KCA
6
8
STL
@CHC
7
3
SFG
@LAD
6
1
MLN
@PHI
0
6
MLN
@PHI
8
3
CIN
@PIT
1
2
CIN
@PIT
4
5
 
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Sunday, May 24, 1959,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:30
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Tigers
2
14-22
 Lost 1 
7th, 8½ GB
at Indians
3
23-12
 Won 1 
1st
W: Herb Score (5-2)
L: Ray Narleski (1-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    2  5  1
Indians         0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  1    3 10  1
Winning Run scored with 1 out

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .277 .438 .580 1.019 -0.029 1.81 0.080 -0.108 -0.2 1 1
Harvey Kuenn RF 5 0 3 2 0 2 5 .388 .425 .483 .908 0.427 2.07 0.482 -0.055 1.7 1 0
Charlie Maxwell LF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .258 .333 .485 .818 -0.250 1.90 0.000 -0.250 -1.6 1 0
Al Kaline CF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .329 .388 .555 .942 -0.005 1.40 0.070 -0.075 0.0 3 0
Gail Harris 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .160 .242 .321 .563 -0.078 1.56 0.030 -0.108 -0.3 8 1
Rocky Bridges SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .302 .370 .388 .757 -0.048 1.56 0.060 -0.108 -0.6 5 4
Red Wilson C 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .222 .243 .250 .493 -0.134 2.05 0.038 -0.173 -0.5 5 0
Frank Bolling 2B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .244 .299 .370 .669 -0.081 1.80 0.059 -0.140 -0.1 1 1
Don Mossi P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .063 .118 .063 .180 -0.112 1.43 0.000 -0.112 -0.9 0 5
   Gus Zernial PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .222 .222 .222 .444 0.075 1.37 0.075 0.000 0.2
   Coot Veal PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Ray Narleski 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 32 2 5 2 7 10 39 .156 .308 .156 .464 -0.235 1.75 0.894 -1.129 -2.3 25 12
TB: H Kuenn 3; G Zernial; A Kaline.
RBI: H Kuenn 2 (14).
2-out RBI: H Kuenn 2.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Mossi-R Bridges-G Harris; E Yost-F Bolling-G Harris.
E: R Bridges (7).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Piersall CF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .269 .324 .373 .697 0.022 1.37 0.144 -0.122 -0.1 5 0 2B
Granny Hamner SS 4 1 2 1 1 0 5 .282 .330 .435 .765 0.299 1.45 0.348 -0.049 0.9 1 1 2B
Minnie Minoso LF 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .287 .370 .471 .841 0.119 1.06 0.164 -0.044 0.9 1 0 2B
Rocky Colavito RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .331 .396 .655 1.051 0.069 1.05 0.154 -0.085 0.6 3 0 GDP
Vic Power 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .301 .338 .486 .824 -0.083 0.91 0.000 -0.083 -0.9 5 0
Jim Baxes 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .333 .409 .590 .999 0.021 0.77 0.061 -0.040 0.1 0 2
Hal Naragon C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .278 .341 .444 .786 0.053 1.01 0.106 -0.053 0.6 11 0
Billy Martin 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .229 .274 .376 .650 -0.180 1.37 0.000 -0.180 -1.6 1 1 GDP
Herb Score P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .095 .095 .095 .190 -0.108 1.20 0.000 -0.108 -1.1 0 1
   Tito Francona PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .250 .286 .500 .786 0.054 1.75 0.054 0.000 0.3
   Carroll Hardy PR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .105 .150 .105 .255 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Team Totals 33 3 10 2 5 4 38 .303 .395 .394 .789 0.266 1.17 1.031 -0.764 -0.4 27 5
2B: G Hamner (5, off D Mossi); M Minoso (7, off D Mossi); J Piersall (8, off D Mossi).
TB: J Piersall 3; G Hamner 3; H Naragon 2; J Baxes 2; M Minoso 2; R Colavito.
GIDP: B Martin (2); R Colavito (1).
RBI: M Minoso (23); G Hamner (7).
2-out RBI: M Minoso.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
E: M Minoso (1).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: J Piersall (1st base by D Mossi).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Mossi 8 9 2 1 3 4 0 2.88 34 59 0.102 0.98 1.8
Ray Narleski, L (1-5) 0.1 1 1 1 2 0 0 9.33 4 0 0 -0.368 2.79 -1.4
Team Totals 8.1 10 3 2 5 4 0 2.16 38 59 0 0 -0.266 1.17 0.4

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Herb Score, W (5-2) 9 5 2 2 7 10 0 3.65 39 72 0.234 1.75 2.3
Team Totals 9 5 2 2 7 10 0 2.00 39 72 0.234 1.75 2.3
Balks: None.
WP: H Score (6).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: D Mossi (1; J Piersall, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill McKinley, 1B - Hank Soar, 2B - Nestor Chylak, 3B - Bill Summers.
Time of Game: 2:30.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Cleveland Indians
1 Eddie Yost 3B 1 Jim Piersall CF
2 Harvey Kuenn RF 2 Granny Hamner SS
3 Charlie Maxwell LF 3 Minnie Minoso LF
4 Al Kaline CF 4 Rocky Colavito RF
5 Gail Harris 1B 5 Vic Power 1B
6 Rocky Bridges SS 6 Jim Baxes 3B
7 Red Wilson C 7 Hal Naragon C
8 Frank Bolling 2B 8 Billy Martin 2B
9 Don Mossi P 9 Herb Score P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t9 1-2 2 12- R DET H. Kuenn H. Score -34% 52% Single to LF (Line Drive); Veal Scores; Yost to 2B
b9 2-2 1 12- R CLE G. Hamner R. Narleski 30% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive); Hardy Scores; Piersall to 2B
b3 0-1 2 -2- R CLE M. Minoso D. Mossi 13% 54% Double to SS (Pop Fly); Hamner Scores
b3 1-1 2 -2- R CLE R. Colavito D. Mossi 12% 66% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Minoso Scores/No RBI/unER; Colavito to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- R DET H. Kuenn H. Score -12% 39% Single to RF; Wilson Scores; Bolling to 3B

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' Herb Score facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- DET E. Yost H. Score -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O DET H. Kuenn H. Score 2% 48% Strikeout, Wild Pitch; Yost to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -2- O DET C. Maxwell H. Score 3% 51% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 -2- DET A. Kaline H. Score -1% 51% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- DET G. Harris H. Score -3% 47% Walk; Yost to 3B; Kaline to 2B
t1 0-0 2 123 O DET R. Bridges H. Score 7% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE J. Piersall D. Mossi 4% 58% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CLE G. Hamner D. Mossi -6% 53% Piersall Picked off 1B (P-1B-SS)
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE G. Hamner D. Mossi 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- CLE M. Minoso D. Mossi 4% 58% Walk; Hamner to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- OO CLE R. Colavito D. Mossi -8% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Herb Score facing 7-8-9
t2 0-0 0 --- DET R. Wilson H. Score -4% 46% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- DET F. Bolling H. Score -6% 40% Walk; Wilson to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- O DET D. Mossi H. Score 6% 46% Strikeout (foul bunt)
t2 0-0 1 12- O DET E. Yost H. Score 5% 51% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 12- R DET H. Kuenn H. Score -12% 39% Single to RF; Wilson Scores; Bolling to 3B
t2 1-0 2 1-3 O DET C. Maxwell H. Score 5% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O CLE V. Power D. Mossi -2% 41% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- CLE J. Baxes D. Mossi 3% 44% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
b2 0-1 1 1-- O CLE H. Naragon D. Mossi -3% 41% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 2 1-- O CLE B. Martin D. Mossi -3% 38% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Herb Score facing 4-5-6
t3 1-0 0 --- O DET A. Kaline H. Score 2% 40% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 --- O DET G. Harris H. Score 1% 42% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 2 --- O DET R. Bridges H. Score 1% 43% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O CLE H. Score D. Mossi -3% 40% Strikeout Looking
b3 0-1 1 --- O CLE J. Piersall D. Mossi -2% 38% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- CLE G. Hamner D. Mossi 3% 41% Double to LF
b3 0-1 2 -2- R CLE M. Minoso D. Mossi 13% 54% Double to SS (Pop Fly); Hamner Scores
b3 1-1 2 -2- R CLE R. Colavito D. Mossi 12% 66% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Minoso Scores/No RBI/unER; Colavito to 2B
b3 2-1 2 -2- O CLE V. Power D. Mossi -3% 63% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 7-8-9
t4 1-2 0 --- O DET R. Wilson H. Score 3% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 1-2 1 --- O DET F. Bolling H. Score 2% 68% Flyball: CF
t4 1-2 2 --- O DET D. Mossi H. Score 1% 69% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 6-7-8
b4 2-1 0 --- CLE J. Baxes D. Mossi 3% 72% Single to LF
b4 2-1 0 1-- CLE H. Naragon D. Mossi 8% 81% Single to CF (Short CF); Baxes to 3B
b4 2-1 0 1-3 O CLE B. Martin D. Mossi -5% 76% Strikeout
b4 2-1 1 1-3 O CLE H. Score D. Mossi -6% 69% Strikeout Looking
b4 2-1 2 1-3 O CLE J. Piersall D. Mossi -5% 65% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 1-2-3
t5 1-2 0 --- O DET E. Yost H. Score 3% 68% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 1-2 1 --- O DET H. Kuenn H. Score 2% 70% Strikeout
t5 1-2 2 --- O DET C. Maxwell H. Score 1% 71% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 2-3-4
b5 2-1 0 --- O CLE G. Hamner D. Mossi -2% 69% Flyball: CF
b5 2-1 1 --- O CLE M. Minoso D. Mossi -1% 68% Foul Flyball: 1B
b5 2-1 2 --- CLE R. Colavito D. Mossi 1% 69% Walk
b5 2-1 2 1-- O CLE V. Power D. Mossi -2% 67% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 4-5-6
t6 1-2 0 --- DET A. Kaline H. Score -6% 61% Single to CF
t6 1-2 0 1-- O DET G. Harris H. Score 6% 66% Flyball: RF
t6 1-2 1 1-- DET R. Bridges H. Score -6% 60% Walk; Kaline to 2B
t6 1-2 1 12- O DET R. Wilson H. Score 7% 68% Foul Flyball: C
t6 1-2 2 12- O DET F. Bolling H. Score 7% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 6-7-8
b6 2-1 0 --- O CLE J. Baxes D. Mossi -2% 73% Foul Flyball: C
b6 2-1 1 --- CLE H. Naragon D. Mossi 2% 75% Single to RF
b6 2-1 1 1-- OO CLE B. Martin D. Mossi -5% 70% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 9-1-2
t7 1-2 0 --- O DET D. Mossi H. Score 4% 75% Strikeout
t7 1-2 1 --- O DET E. Yost H. Score 3% 78% Flyball: CF
t7 1-2 2 --- DET H. Kuenn H. Score -2% 75% Single to RF
t7 1-2 2 1-- O DET C. Maxwell H. Score 4% 80% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 9-1-2
b7 2-1 0 --- O CLE H. Score D. Mossi -2% 78% Strikeout Looking
b7 2-1 1 --- CLE J. Piersall D. Mossi 4% 81% Double to LF
b7 2-1 1 -2- O CLE G. Hamner D. Mossi -3% 79% Flyball: LF
b7 2-1 2 -2- O CLE M. Minoso D. Mossi -3% 76% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 4-5-6
t8 1-2 0 --- O DET A. Kaline H. Score 5% 81% Strikeout
t8 1-2 1 --- O DET G. Harris H. Score 4% 85% Groundout: P-1B
t8 1-2 2 --- O DET R. Bridges H. Score 3% 87% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 4-5-6
b8 2-1 0 --- CLE R. Colavito D. Mossi 2% 89% Single to LF
b8 2-1 0 1-- O CLE V. Power D. Mossi -1% 89% Groundout: P-SS-1B; Colavito to 2B
b8 2-1 1 -2- O CLE J. Baxes D. Mossi -2% 87% Popfly: SS
b8 2-1 2 -2- O CLE H. Naragon D. Mossi -2% 84% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Indians 2.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Herb Score facing 7-8-9
t9 1-2 0 --- O DET R. Wilson H. Score 7% 91% Popfly: SS
t9 1-2 1 --- O DET F. Bolling H. Score 5% 97% Strikeout Looking
Gus Zernial pinch hits for Don Mossi (P) batting 9th
t9 1-2 2 --- DET G. Zernial H. Score -7% 89% Single to LF (Line Drive); Zernial to 2B/Adv on E7
Coot Veal pinch runs for Gus Zernial (PH) batting 9th
t9 1-2 2 -2- DET E. Yost H. Score -3% 86% Walk
t9 1-2 2 12- R DET H. Kuenn H. Score -34% 52% Single to LF (Line Drive); Veal Scores; Yost to 2B
t9 2-2 2 12- O DET C. Maxwell H. Score 11% 63% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 2, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, Tigers' Ray Narleski facing 8-9-1
Ray Narleski replaces Coot Veal (PR) pitching and batting 9th
b9 2-2 0 --- O CLE B. Martin R. Narleski -6% 58% Popfly: SS
Tito Francona pinch hits for Herb Score (P) batting 9th
b9 2-2 1 --- CLE T. Francona R. Narleski 5% 63% Walk
Carroll Hardy pinch runs for Tito Francona (PH) batting 9th
b9 2-2 1 1-- CLE J. Piersall R. Narleski 7% 70% Walk; Hardy to 2B
b9 2-2 1 12- R CLE G. Hamner R. Narleski 30% 100% Single to LF (Line Drive); Hardy Scores; Piersall to 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 2, Indians 3.

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