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WSH
@CHW
1
4
BAL
@CLE
5
1
BOS
@DET
10
4
NYY
@KCA
10
2
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@CIN
3
1
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@LAD
3
4
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5
9
PIT
@SFG
5
1
Tuesday, June 23, 1959,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 19,979, Time of Game: 2:35
Orioles
5
35-31
 Won 1 
3rd, 1½ GB
at Indians
1
35-28
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Milt Pappas (7-3)
L: Gary Bell (6-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         0  0  2   0  0  3   0  0  0    5 10  0
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  5  0

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Willie Tasby CF 4 1 2 1 1 0 5 .290 .353 .415 .768 0.059 0.56 0.082 -0.023 1.2 3 0
Bob Boyd 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 5 .230 .276 .285 .561 -0.011 0.67 0.026 -0.037 -0.3 10 0 SH
Gene Woodling RF-LF 3 1 1 0 2 0 5 .326 .404 .542 .946 0.023 0.72 0.051 -0.028 0.2 2 0
Bob Nieman LF 3 0 1 1 0 1 3 .245 .337 .432 .769 0.056 1.60 0.126 -0.070 0.3 2 0
   Al Pilarcik PH-RF 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 .319 .369 .434 .802 0.000 0.04 0.001 -0.001 0.0 1 0 SH
Gus Triandos C 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .257 .395 .579 .974 0.034 0.85 0.098 -0.064 -0.5 4 0
Billy Klaus 3B 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .238 .338 .294 .631 -0.042 0.70 0.017 -0.060 -0.7 2 0
Billy Gardner 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .214 .284 .316 .599 0.027 0.56 0.061 -0.034 0.3 1 2 2B
Willy Miranda SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .136 .177 .186 .364 0.028 0.52 0.052 -0.024 0.4 2 4
Milt Pappas P 4 0 1 1 0 2 4 .143 .172 .143 .315 -0.010 0.50 0.031 -0.041 -0.1 0 2 CS
Team Totals 34 5 10 5 5 5 41 .294 .385 .324 .708 0.164 0.69 0.545 -0.382 0.7 27 8
2B: B Gardner (8, off G Bell).
SH: B Boyd (9, off G Bell); A Pilarcik (7, off M Garcia).
TB: W Tasby 2; B Gardner 2; B Nieman; B Boyd; G Woodling; A Pilarcik; W Miranda; G Triandos; M Pappas.
RBI: W Miranda (3); G Triandos (44); B Nieman (17); W Tasby (25); M Pappas (1).
2-out RBI: B Nieman; G Triandos.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 5 for 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Pappas-W Miranda-B Boyd.
Baserunning
CS: M Pappas (1, 3rd base by D Brodowski/D Brown).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Woodie Held SS 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .266 .326 .467 .794 -0.045 0.53 0.010 -0.054 0.4 2 2 HR
Vic Power 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .295 .341 .458 .799 -0.041 0.51 0.005 -0.047 -0.4 8 1
Tito Francona CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .333 .378 .506 .884 -0.027 0.48 0.012 -0.039 -0.2 2 0
Rocky Colavito RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .286 .359 .600 .959 -0.045 0.61 0.011 -0.056 -0.6 1 0
Minnie Minoso LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .282 .358 .461 .819 0.010 0.69 0.053 -0.043 -0.5 5 0 GDP
George Strickland 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .288 .343 .410 .753 -0.065 0.93 0.000 -0.065 -0.6 3 0
Dick Brown C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .277 .370 .383 .753 -0.068 0.94 0.000 -0.068 -0.6 4 2
Billy Martin 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .236 .276 .379 .655 -0.048 0.91 0.000 -0.048 -0.4 1 3
   Ray Webster PH-2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .149 .184 .340 .524 -0.007 0.30 0.000 -0.007 -0.2 0 0
Gary Bell P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .129 .182 .129 .311 0.014 0.45 0.014 0.000 0.1 1 1
   Dick Brodowski P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Piersall PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .229 .282 .313 .595 -0.011 0.46 0.000 -0.011 -0.2
   Mike Garcia P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Russ Nixon PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .154 .221 .188 .409 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.2
   Jim Perry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 5 1 1 4 32 .161 .188 .258 .446 -0.337 0.63 0.105 -0.442 -3.3 27 9
HR: W Held (12, off M Pappas, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep RF).
TB: W Held 4; R Colavito; T Francona; G Bell; V Power.
GIDP: M Minoso (8).
RBI: W Held (27).
2-out RBI: W Held.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Brown-G Strickland.

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Milt Pappas, W (7-3) 9 5 1 1 1 4 1 3.97 32 76 0.337 0.63 3.3
Team Totals 9 5 1 1 1 4 1 1.00 32 76 0.337 0.63 3.3

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gary Bell, L (6-7) 5.1 7 5 5 4 2 0 4.11 27 32 -0.160 0.98 -2.0
Dick Brodowski 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.80 2 2 1 -0.015 0.40 -0.1
Mike Garcia 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.03 7 0 0 0.009 0.09 0.9
Jim Perry 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.23 5 0 0 0.003 0.06 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 5 5 5 5 0 5.00 41 32 2 1 -0.163 0.69 -0.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Rice, 1B - Eddie Rommel, 2B - Johnny Stevens, 3B - Larry Napp.
Time of Game: 2:35.
Attendance: 19,979.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Baltimore Orioles         Cleveland Indians
1 Willie Tasby CF 1 Woodie Held SS
2 Bob Boyd 1B 2 Vic Power 1B
3 Gene Woodling RF 3 Tito Francona CF
4 Bob Nieman LF 4 Rocky Colavito RF
5 Gus Triandos C 5 Minnie Minoso LF
6 Billy Klaus 3B 6 George Strickland 3B
7 Billy Gardner 2B 7 Dick Brown C
8 Willy Miranda SS 8 Billy Martin 2B
9 Milt Pappas P 9 Gary Bell P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-0 2 12- R BAL B. Nieman G. Bell 13% 62% Single to CF; Tasby Scores; Woodling to 3B
t3 1-0 2 1-3 R BAL G. Triandos G. Bell 10% 72% Single to CF; Woodling Scores; Nieman to 2B
t6 2-0 1 1-- BAL B. Gardner G. Bell 6% 85% Double to CF; Klaus to 3B
b5 0-2 0 --- CLE M. Minoso M. Pappas -5% 67% Walk
t6 2-0 1 -23 R BAL W. Miranda G. Bell 5% 91% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Klaus Scores; Gardner to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BAL W. Tasby G. Bell -2% 48% Groundout: 1B-P
t1 0-0 1 --- BAL B. Boyd G. Bell 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- BAL G. Woodling G. Bell 4% 54% Single to 2B (Ground Ball); Boyd to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O BAL B. Nieman G. Bell -4% 49% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 12- O BAL G. Triandos G. Bell -4% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE W. Held M. Pappas 2% 47% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE V. Power M. Pappas 1% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CLE T. Francona M. Pappas 1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O BAL B. Klaus G. Bell -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 --- O BAL B. Gardner G. Bell -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- O BAL W. Miranda G. Bell -1% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito M. Pappas 2% 47% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 --- O CLE M. Minoso M. Pappas 2% 49% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland M. Pappas 1% 50% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O BAL M. Pappas G. Bell -2% 48% Strikeout
t3 0-0 1 --- BAL W. Tasby G. Bell 3% 50% Walk
t3 0-0 1 1-- O BAL B. Boyd G. Bell -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B; Tasby to 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- BAL G. Woodling G. Bell 1% 49% Walk
t3 0-0 2 12- R BAL B. Nieman G. Bell 13% 62% Single to CF; Tasby Scores; Woodling to 3B
t3 1-0 2 1-3 R BAL G. Triandos G. Bell 10% 72% Single to CF; Woodling Scores; Nieman to 2B
t3 2-0 2 12- O BAL B. Klaus G. Bell -3% 69% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 7-8-9
b3 0-2 0 --- O CLE D. Brown M. Pappas 3% 71% Flyball: LF
b3 0-2 1 --- O CLE B. Martin M. Pappas 2% 73% Flyball: RF
b3 0-2 2 --- CLE G. Bell M. Pappas -1% 71% Single to CF
b3 0-2 2 1-- O CLE W. Held M. Pappas 3% 74% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 7-8-9
t4 2-0 0 --- O BAL B. Gardner G. Bell -2% 72% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 2-0 1 --- O BAL W. Miranda G. Bell -1% 71% Popfly: SS
t4 2-0 2 --- O BAL M. Pappas G. Bell -1% 70% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- O CLE V. Power M. Pappas 3% 73% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-2 1 --- O CLE T. Francona M. Pappas 2% 75% Lineout: 3B
b4 0-2 2 --- O CLE R. Colavito M. Pappas 1% 76% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 1-2-3
t5 2-0 0 --- BAL W. Tasby G. Bell 3% 79% Single to SS
t5 2-0 0 1-- O BAL B. Boyd G. Bell -1% 78% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Tasby to 2B
t5 2-0 1 -2- O BAL G. Woodling G. Bell -3% 75% Popfly: SS
t5 2-0 2 -2- O BAL B. Nieman G. Bell -3% 73% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 5-6-7
b5 0-2 0 --- CLE M. Minoso M. Pappas -5% 67% Walk
b5 0-2 0 1-- O CLE G. Strickland M. Pappas 5% 72% Lineout: CF
b5 0-2 1 1-- O CLE D. Brown M. Pappas 4% 76% Foul Flyball: 1B
b5 0-2 2 1-- O CLE B. Martin M. Pappas 3% 79% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 5-6-7
t6 2-0 0 --- O BAL G. Triandos G. Bell -2% 78% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 2-0 1 --- BAL B. Klaus G. Bell 2% 79% Walk
t6 2-0 1 1-- BAL B. Gardner G. Bell 6% 85% Double to CF; Klaus to 3B
t6 2-0 1 -23 R BAL W. Miranda G. Bell 5% 91% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Klaus Scores; Gardner to 3B
t6 3-0 1 1-3 R BAL M. Pappas G. Bell 3% 94% Single to LF (Pop Fly); Gardner Scores; Miranda to 2B
Dick Brodowski replaces Gary Bell pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-0 1 12- R BAL W. Tasby D. Brodowski 3% 96% Single to LF; Miranda Scores; Pappas to 2B
t6 5-0 1 12- OO BAL B. Boyd D. Brodowski -1% 95% Double Play: Strikeout, Pappas Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 9-1-2
Jim Piersall pinch hits for Dick Brodowski (P) batting 9th
b6 0-5 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall M. Pappas 1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-5 1 --- O CLE W. Held M. Pappas 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-5 2 --- CLE V. Power M. Pappas -1% 96% Single to 2B (Ground Ball)
b6 0-5 2 1-- CLE T. Francona M. Pappas -1% 95% Single to CF; Power to 3B
b6 0-5 2 1-3 O CLE R. Colavito M. Pappas 2% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 3-4-5
Mike Garcia replaces Jim Piersall (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 5-0 0 --- BAL G. Woodling M. Garcia 0% 98% Walk
Al Pilarcik pinch hits for Bob Nieman (LF) batting 4th
t7 5-0 0 1-- O BAL A. Pilarcik M. Garcia -0% 97% Bunt Groundout: 2B-1B/Sacrifice; Woodling to 2B
t7 5-0 1 -2- O BAL G. Triandos M. Garcia -0% 97% Popfly: 2B
t7 5-0 2 -2- O BAL B. Klaus M. Garcia -0% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 5-6-7
Gene Woodling moves from RF to LF
Al Pilarcik moves from PH to RF
b7 0-5 0 --- O CLE M. Minoso M. Pappas 1% 98% Popfly: 2B
b7 0-5 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland M. Pappas 1% 98% Popfly: SS
b7 0-5 2 --- O CLE D. Brown M. Pappas 0% 98% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 0.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-0, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 7-8-9
t8 5-0 0 --- O BAL B. Gardner M. Garcia -0% 98% Flyball: LF
t8 5-0 1 --- O BAL W. Miranda M. Garcia -0% 98% Lineout: LF
t8 5-0 2 --- O BAL M. Pappas M. Garcia -0% 98% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 8-9-1
Ray Webster pinch hits for Billy Martin (2B) batting 8th
b8 0-5 0 --- O CLE R. Webster M. Pappas 1% 99% Strikeout
Russ Nixon pinch hits for Mike Garcia (P) batting 9th
b8 0-5 1 --- O CLE R. Nixon M. Pappas 0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b8 0-5 2 --- R CLE W. Held M. Pappas -1% 98% Home Run (Deep RF)
b8 1-5 2 --- O CLE V. Power M. Pappas 0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 1.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-1, Indians' Jim Perry facing 1-2-3
Jim Perry replaces Russ Nixon (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Ray Webster moves from PH to 2B
t9 5-1 0 --- O BAL W. Tasby J. Perry -0% 99% Popfly: 3B
t9 5-1 1 --- BAL B. Boyd J. Perry 0% 99% Single to LF
t9 5-1 1 1-- O BAL G. Woodling J. Perry -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
t9 5-1 2 1-- BAL A. Pilarcik J. Perry 0% 99% Single to CF; Boyd to 2B
t9 5-1 2 12- O BAL G. Triandos J. Perry -0% 98% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-5, Orioles' Milt Pappas facing 3-4-5
b9 1-5 0 --- O CLE T. Francona M. Pappas 1% 99% Flyball: LF
b9 1-5 1 --- CLE R. Colavito M. Pappas -1% 98% Single to CF
b9 1-5 1 1-- OO CLE M. Minoso M. Pappas 2% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 1.

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