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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
3
7
KCA
@CHW
3
5
KCA
@CHW
7
9
DET
@CLE
6
2
DET
@CLE
4
8
BAL
@WSH
5
1
LAD
@CIN
3
4
SFG
@MLN
2
4
CHC
@PHI
7
6
CHC
@PHI
1
4
STL
@PIT
5
6
 
(10)
STL
@PIT
8
6
 
(10)
Sunday, July 12, 1959,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:01
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Tigers
6
42-43
 Won 1 
5th, 7½ GB
at Indians
2
46-34
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Paul Foytack (8-7)
L: Bobby Locke (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  0   4  2  0   0  0  0    6  5  0
Indians         0  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  0    2  6  2

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 2 2 0 0 2 0 4 .260 .414 .429 .843 0.030 0.59 0.055 -0.025 0.4 1 1
Harvey Kuenn RF 4 1 1 2 0 1 4 .353 .412 .497 .909 -0.008 0.74 0.050 -0.058 1.0 2 0 HR
Charlie Maxwell LF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .241 .339 .496 .836 0.079 0.80 0.095 -0.016 0.3 6 0
Al Kaline CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .338 .401 .562 .964 0.094 0.87 0.121 -0.027 0.5 1 0
Lou Berberet C 3 0 0 1 1 1 4 .234 .307 .376 .683 0.037 0.58 0.040 -0.003 0.0 2 0
Gus Zernial 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .239 .270 .479 .749 0.018 0.66 0.079 -0.060 -0.1 9 0 GDP
   Bobo Osborne 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .282 .312 .594 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Rocky Bridges SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .292 .334 .380 .715 -0.017 0.41 0.012 -0.029 0.1 3 4
   Coot Veal PR-SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .348 .400 .348 .748 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Frank Bolling 2B 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .245 .323 .357 .680 0.050 0.45 0.070 -0.020 1.3 3 7
Paul Foytack P 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .073 .116 .073 .189 -0.043 0.39 0.000 -0.043 -1.8 0 1 GDP
Team Totals 31 6 5 6 5 5 36 .161 .278 .258 .536 0.240 0.62 0.522 -0.281 1.7 27 13
HR: H Kuenn (4, off B Locke, 5th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
TB: H Kuenn 4; R Bridges; G Zernial; F Bolling; A Kaline.
GIDP: G Zernial (2); P Foytack (1).
RBI: H Kuenn 2 (35); L Berberet (25); A Kaline (52); G Zernial (17); F Bolling (19).
2-out RBI: G Zernial; F Bolling.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 3 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 4. F Bolling-R Bridges-G Zernial 2; R Bridges-F Bolling-G Zernial 2.

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
George Strickland 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .282 .349 .377 .727 -0.061 0.61 0.000 -0.061 -0.8 0 5
Vic Power 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .300 .342 .455 .797 -0.049 0.49 0.000 -0.049 -0.7 11 1
Minnie Minoso LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .294 .368 .477 .845 0.003 0.29 0.021 -0.018 -0.0 1 0
Tito Francona CF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .401 .446 .641 1.087 -0.032 0.85 0.031 -0.063 -0.3 4 0 GDP
Rocky Colavito RF 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .289 .363 .585 .948 -0.039 0.75 0.026 -0.065 -0.7 2 0 GDP
Russ Nixon C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .155 .222 .186 .408 0.028 0.53 0.038 -0.010 0.1 5 0
Woodie Held SS 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .260 .333 .469 .802 -0.059 0.90 0.031 -0.090 -0.4 1 4 GDP
Jim Baxes 2B 3 1 1 2 0 0 3 .264 .308 .504 .812 0.001 0.78 0.051 -0.050 1.3 2 3 HR
Bobby Locke P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .429 .429 .857 1.286 -0.017 0.71 0.000 -0.017 -0.2 0 0
   Granny Hamner PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .232 .265 .360 .625 -0.007 0.26 0.000 -0.007 -0.1
   Bob Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Elmer Valo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .333 .250 .583 -0.027 0.70 0.000 -0.027 -0.5 GDP
   Don Ferrarese P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .280 .440 .720 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 29 2 6 2 1 2 30 .207 .233 .310 .544 -0.259 0.62 0.198 -0.457 -2.3 27 14
HR: J Baxes (9, off P Foytack, 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
TB: J Baxes 4; W Held 2; R Colavito; T Francona; R Nixon.
GIDP: R Colavito (5); W Held (7); T Francona (5); E Valo (1).
RBI: J Baxes 2 (16).
2-out RBI: J Baxes 2.
Team LOB: 1.
With RISP: 0 for 1.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Strickland-J Baxes-V Power; D Ferrarese-W Held-V Power.
PB: R Nixon (2).
E: W Held (9); T Francona (2).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Paul Foytack, W (8-7) 9 6 2 2 1 2 1 5.28 30 68 0.260 0.62 2.3
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 1 2 1 2.00 30 68 0.260 0.62 2.3

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bobby Locke, L (0-1) 5 4 6 5 4 4 1 5.26 23 37 -0.274 0.89 -3.6
Bob Smith 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 14.73 9 0 0 0.031 0.13 1.4
Don Ferrarese 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.96 4 0 0 0.003 0.09 0.5
Team Totals 9 5 6 5 5 5 1 5.00 36 37 0 0 -0.240 0.62 -1.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Paparella, 1B - Eddie Hurley, 2B - Bob Stewart, 3B - Ed Runge.
Time of Game: 2:01.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Cleveland Indians
1 Eddie Yost 3B 1 George Strickland 3B
2 Harvey Kuenn RF 2 Vic Power 1B
3 Charlie Maxwell LF 3 Minnie Minoso LF
4 Al Kaline CF 4 Tito Francona CF
5 Lou Berberet C 5 Rocky Colavito RF
6 Gus Zernial 1B 6 Russ Nixon C
7 Rocky Bridges SS 7 Woodie Held SS
8 Frank Bolling 2B 8 Jim Baxes 2B
9 Paul Foytack P 9 Bobby Locke P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 0-0 1 12- R DET A. Kaline B. Locke 12% 67% Single to CF; Yost Scores; Maxwell to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- OO CLE W. Held P. Foytack 9% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t4 2-0 2 --3 R DET G. Zernial B. Locke 8% 81% Single to LF; Kaline Scores
t4 3-0 2 12- R DET F. Bolling B. Locke 7% 89% Single to CF; Zernial Scores/unER; Bridges to 3B/Adv on E8; Bolling to 2B
b7 2-6 0 1-- OO CLE R. Colavito P. Foytack 6% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B

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' Bobby Locke facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET E. Yost B. Locke -2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET H. Kuenn B. Locke -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O DET C. Maxwell B. Locke -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland P. Foytack 2% 47% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE V. Power P. Foytack 1% 49% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- O CLE M. Minoso P. Foytack 1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O DET A. Kaline B. Locke -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- DET L. Berberet B. Locke 3% 50% Walk
t2 0-0 1 1-- OO DET G. Zernial B. Locke -5% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CLE T. Francona P. Foytack 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- CLE R. Colavito P. Foytack -3% 45% Single to CF
b2 0-0 1 1-- CLE R. Nixon P. Foytack -4% 41% Single to CF; Colavito to 2B
b2 0-0 1 12- OO CLE W. Held P. Foytack 9% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O DET R. Bridges B. Locke -2% 48% Popfly: 2B
t3 0-0 1 --- O DET F. Bolling B. Locke -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t3 0-0 2 --- O DET P. Foytack B. Locke -1% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Baxes P. Foytack 2% 47% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
b3 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Locke P. Foytack 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland P. Foytack 1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- DET E. Yost B. Locke 4% 54% Walk
t4 0-0 0 1-- O DET H. Kuenn B. Locke -4% 50% Flyball: RF
t4 0-0 1 1-- DET C. Maxwell B. Locke 4% 55% Walk; Yost to 2B
t4 0-0 1 12- R DET A. Kaline B. Locke 12% 67% Single to CF; Yost Scores; Maxwell to 2B
t4 1-0 1 12- DET L. Berberet B. Locke 5% 72% Passed Ball; Maxwell to 3B; Kaline to 2B
t4 1-0 1 -23 RO DET L. Berberet B. Locke 1% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B; Maxwell Scores; Kaline to 3B
t4 2-0 2 --3 R DET G. Zernial B. Locke 8% 81% Single to LF; Kaline Scores
t4 3-0 2 1-- DET R. Bridges B. Locke 1% 82% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Zernial to 2B
t4 3-0 2 12- R DET F. Bolling B. Locke 7% 89% Single to CF; Zernial Scores/unER; Bridges to 3B/Adv on E8; Bolling to 2B
t4 4-0 2 -23 O DET P. Foytack B. Locke -2% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 2-3-4
b4 0-4 0 --- O CLE V. Power P. Foytack 2% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 0-4 1 --- CLE M. Minoso P. Foytack -2% 87% Walk
b4 0-4 1 1-- OO CLE T. Francona P. Foytack 4% 91% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 1-2-3
t5 4-0 0 --- DET E. Yost B. Locke 1% 92% Walk
t5 4-0 0 1-- RR DET H. Kuenn B. Locke 5% 97% Home Run (Deep LF); Yost Scores
t5 6-0 0 --- O DET C. Maxwell B. Locke -0% 96% Flyball: LF
t5 6-0 1 --- O DET A. Kaline B. Locke -0% 96% Flyball: CF
t5 6-0 2 --- O DET L. Berberet B. Locke -0% 96% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-6, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 5-6-7
b5 0-6 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito P. Foytack 1% 97% Flyball: LF
b5 0-6 1 --- O CLE R. Nixon P. Foytack 0% 97% Popfly: SS
b5 0-6 2 --- CLE W. Held P. Foytack -0% 97% Single to CF (LF-CF)
b5 0-6 2 1-- RR CLE J. Baxes P. Foytack -5% 92% Home Run (Deep LF); Held Scores
Granny Hamner pinch hits for Bobby Locke (P) batting 9th
b5 2-6 2 --- O CLE G. Hamner P. Foytack 1% 93% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 2.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-2, Indians' Bob Smith facing 6-7-8
Bob Smith replaces Granny Hamner (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 6-2 0 --- O DET G. Zernial B. Smith -1% 92% Flyball: RF
t6 6-2 1 --- O DET R. Bridges B. Smith -0% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
t6 6-2 2 --- O DET F. Bolling B. Smith -0% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-6, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 1-2-3
b6 2-6 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland P. Foytack 2% 93% Flyball: LF
b6 2-6 1 --- O CLE V. Power P. Foytack 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 2-6 2 --- O CLE M. Minoso P. Foytack 1% 95% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 2.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-2, Indians' Bob Smith facing 9-1-2
t7 6-2 0 --- O DET P. Foytack B. Smith -0% 94% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 6-2 1 --- O DET E. Yost B. Smith -0% 94% Flyball: CF
t7 6-2 2 --- O DET H. Kuenn B. Smith -0% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-6, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 4-5-6
b7 2-6 0 --- CLE T. Francona P. Foytack -3% 91% Single to LF
b7 2-6 0 1-- OO CLE R. Colavito P. Foytack 6% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b7 2-6 2 --- O CLE R. Nixon P. Foytack 0% 97% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 2.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-2, Indians' Bob Smith facing 3-4-5
t8 6-2 0 --- O DET C. Maxwell B. Smith -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 6-2 1 --- O DET A. Kaline B. Smith -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 6-2 2 --- O DET L. Berberet B. Smith -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-6, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 7-8-9
b8 2-6 0 --- CLE W. Held P. Foytack -3% 93% Single to CF
b8 2-6 0 1-- O CLE J. Baxes P. Foytack 3% 96% Foul Flyball: 3B
Elmer Valo pinch hits for Bob Smith (P) batting 9th
b8 2-6 1 1-- OO CLE E. Valo P. Foytack 3% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 2.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-2, Indians' Don Ferrarese facing 6-7-8
Don Ferrarese replaces Elmer Valo (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 6-2 0 --- O DET G. Zernial D. Ferrarese -0% 99% Strikeout
t9 6-2 1 --- DET R. Bridges D. Ferrarese 0% 99% Single to RF
t9 6-2 1 1-- DET F. Bolling D. Ferrarese 0% 99% Walk; Bridges to 2B
Coot Veal pinch runs for Rocky Bridges (SS) batting 7th
t9 6-2 1 12- OO DET P. Foytack D. Ferrarese -1% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-6, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 1-2-3
Bobo Osborne replaces Gus Zernial playing 1B batting 6th
Coot Veal moves from PR to SS
b9 2-6 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland P. Foytack 1% 99% Flyball: RF
b9 2-6 1 --- O CLE V. Power P. Foytack 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b9 2-6 2 --- O CLE M. Minoso P. Foytack 0% 100% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Indians 2.

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