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Standings
BOS
@CHW
1
2
NYY
@CLE
1
5
WSH
@DET
1
8
BAL
@KCA
1
8
CIN
@MLN
12
2
PHI
@PIT
4
2
LAD
@SFG
1
0
CHC
@STL
8
2
Tuesday, July 21, 1959,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 46,912, Time of Game: 2:15
Yankees
1
46-46
 Lost 1 
4th, 6½ GB
at Indians
5
51-38
 Won 2 
1st
W: Cal McLish (12-3)
L: Bobby Shantz (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  3  3
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  3   2  0  X    5  8  0

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Enos Slaughter RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .164 .282 .433 .715 -0.058 0.57 0.000 -0.058 -0.6 1 0
Hector Lopez 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .277 .332 .473 .806 -0.068 0.69 0.000 -0.068 -0.8 3 1
Mickey Mantle CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .297 .412 .552 .964 -0.044 0.44 0.000 -0.044 -0.5 0 0
Yogi Berra C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .268 .347 .445 .792 -0.044 0.58 0.000 -0.044 -0.4 6 1
Elston Howard 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .260 .293 .459 .752 -0.052 0.70 0.000 -0.052 -0.6 8 1
Norm Siebern LF 3 1 2 0 0 0 3 .276 .352 .427 .778 0.011 0.47 0.032 -0.021 0.5 1 0 2·2B
Gil McDougald SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253 .316 .375 .691 -0.034 1.22 0.000 -0.034 -0.3 1 1
   Fritz Brickell SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .167 .333 -0.023 0.44 0.000 -0.023 -0.4 1 3
Bobby Richardson 2B 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .277 .320 .350 .669 -0.047 0.83 0.012 -0.058 0.6 2 3 2B
Bobby Shantz P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .214 .313 .357 .670 -0.041 0.84 0.000 -0.041 -0.3 1 2
   Jim Coates P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Johnny Blanchard PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .182 .250 .303 .553 -0.010 0.34 0.000 -0.010 -0.3
   Jim Bronstad P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .167 .000 .167 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 3 1 0 4 30 .100 .100 .200 .300 -0.410 0.62 0.044 -0.453 -3.3 24 12
2B: N Siebern 2 (13, 2 off C McLish); B Richardson (9, off C McLish).
TB: N Siebern 4; B Richardson 2.
RBI: B Richardson (10).
2-out RBI: B Richardson.
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Richardson-G McDougald-E Howard.
E: B Shantz (1); H Lopez (18); E Slaughter (1).

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 0 0 0 0 2 5 .250 .316 .436 .752 -0.095 0.80 0.001 -0.096 -1.1 1 2 SH
Vic Power 1B 2 1 2 0 2 0 4 .305 .347 .460 .807 0.149 0.76 0.149 0.000 1.3 12 0 IW
Minnie Minoso LF 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 .291 .369 .474 .843 0.106 1.22 0.189 -0.083 1.5 2 0 2B,GDP
Tito Francona CF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .395 .433 .621 1.054 0.091 0.76 0.122 -0.031 0.4 2 0 HR,2B
Rocky Colavito RF 2 0 0 1 2 0 4 .283 .359 .581 .940 0.005 0.92 0.028 -0.023 0.8 3 0 IW
George Strickland 3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .257 .319 .342 .662 -0.106 1.07 0.000 -0.106 -1.8 3 2
Ed Fitz Gerald C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .220 .281 .280 .561 0.017 0.58 0.047 -0.030 -0.2 4 1
Billy Martin 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .241 .276 .392 .668 -0.054 0.71 0.007 -0.062 -0.3 0 2
Cal McLish P 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 .191 .240 .234 .474 -0.022 0.59 0.011 -0.034 0.4 0 3 SH
Team Totals 30 5 8 5 5 6 37 .267 .371 .433 .805 0.091 0.82 0.554 -0.465 1.2 27 10
2B: T Francona (8, off B Shantz); M Minoso (18, off B Shantz).
HR: T Francona (10, off B Shantz, 6th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to Deep RF).
SH: C McLish (4, off B Shantz); W Held (1, off B Shantz).
IBB: R Colavito (6, by B Shantz); V Power (2, by J Coates).
TB: T Francona 6; V Power 2; M Minoso 2; C McLish; E Fitz Gerald; B Martin.
GIDP: M Minoso (10).
RBI: T Francona 2 (41); M Minoso 2 (56); R Colavito (70).
2-out RBI: R Colavito.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 2 for 6.

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bobby Shantz, L (4-3) 6.1 7 5 3 2 3 1 3.14 28 44 -0.075 1.03 -1.1
Jim Coates 0.2 0 0 0 3 1 0 3.73 5 2 2 -0.019 0.32 -0.6
Jim Bronstad 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 5.33 4 0 0 0.003 0.03 0.5
Team Totals 8 8 5 3 5 6 1 3.38 37 44 2 2 -0.091 0.82 -1.2

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Cal McLish, W (12-3) 9 3 1 1 0 4 0 2.92 30 81 0.409 0.62 3.3
Team Totals 9 3 1 1 0 4 0 1.00 30 81 0.409 0.62 3.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: J Coates (4; V Power); B Shantz (4; R Colavito).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Hank Soar, 1B - Nestor Chylak, 2B - Bill Summers, 3B - Bill McKinley.
Time of Game: 2:15.
Attendance: 46,912.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 80° F.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Cleveland Indians
1 Enos Slaughter RF 1 Woodie Held SS
2 Hector Lopez 3B 2 Vic Power 1B
3 Mickey Mantle CF 3 Minnie Minoso LF
4 Yogi Berra C 4 Tito Francona CF
5 Elston Howard 1B 5 Rocky Colavito RF
6 Norm Siebern LF 6 George Strickland 3B
7 Gil McDougald SS 7 Ed Fitz Gerald C
8 Bobby Richardson 2B 8 Billy Martin 2B
9 Bobby Shantz P 9 Cal McLish P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 0-0 0 -2- R CLE M. Minoso B. Shantz 17% 84% Double to RF (Deep RF Line); Power Scores; Minoso to 3B/Adv on E9
b6 0-0 0 --- CLE V. Power B. Shantz 9% 67% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Power to 2B/Adv on E5 (throw)
b4 0-0 2 123 O CLE G. Strickland B. Shantz -9% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b6 1-0 0 --3 RR CLE T. Francona B. Shantz 8% 92% Home Run (Deep RF); Minoso Scores
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO CLE M. Minoso B. Shantz -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B

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' Cal McLish facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY E. Slaughter C. McLish 2% 52% Groundout: C-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY H. Lopez C. McLish 2% 54% Lineout: RF
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYY M. Mantle C. McLish 1% 55% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Bobby Shantz facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE W. Held B. Shantz -2% 53% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE V. Power B. Shantz 2% 55% Single to CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO CLE M. Minoso B. Shantz -5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Cal McLish facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYY Y. Berra C. McLish 2% 52% Lineout: SS
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYY E. Howard C. McLish 2% 54% Popfly: 1B
t2 0-0 2 --- NYY N. Siebern C. McLish -2% 52% Double to CF (Deep CF)
t2 0-0 2 -2- O NYY G. McDougald C. McLish 3% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Bobby Shantz facing 4-5-6
Fritz Brickell replaces Gil McDougald playing SS batting 7th
b2 0-0 0 --- O CLE T. Francona B. Shantz -2% 53% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 0-0 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito B. Shantz -2% 51% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland B. Shantz -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Cal McLish facing 8-9-1
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYY B. Richardson C. McLish 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 3B
t3 0-0 1 --- O NYY B. Shantz C. McLish 2% 54% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O NYY E. Slaughter C. McLish 1% 55% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Bobby Shantz facing 7-8-9
b3 0-0 0 --- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald B. Shantz -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Martin B. Shantz -2% 51% Flyball: RF
b3 0-0 2 --- O CLE C. McLish B. Shantz -1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Cal McLish facing 2-3-4
t4 0-0 0 --- O NYY H. Lopez C. McLish 3% 53% Groundout: P-1B
t4 0-0 1 --- O NYY M. Mantle C. McLish 2% 55% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-0 2 --- O NYY Y. Berra C. McLish 1% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Bobby Shantz facing 1-2-3
b4 0-0 0 --- O CLE W. Held B. Shantz -3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 0-0 1 --- CLE V. Power B. Shantz 3% 56% Walk
b4 0-0 1 1-- O CLE M. Minoso B. Shantz -3% 53% Flyball: LF
b4 0-0 2 1-- CLE T. Francona B. Shantz 4% 57% Double to RF; Power to 3B
b4 0-0 2 -23 CLE R. Colavito B. Shantz 2% 59% Intentional Walk
b4 0-0 2 123 O CLE G. Strickland B. Shantz -9% 50% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Cal McLish facing 5-6-7
t5 0-0 0 --- O NYY E. Howard C. McLish 3% 53% Groundout: P-1B
t5 0-0 1 --- O NYY N. Siebern C. McLish 2% 55% Flyball: CF
t5 0-0 2 --- O NYY F. Brickell C. McLish 1% 56% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Bobby Shantz facing 7-8-9
b5 0-0 0 --- CLE E. Fitz Gerald B. Shantz 5% 61% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b5 0-0 0 1-- O CLE B. Martin B. Shantz -4% 57% Bunt Groundout: C-SS/Forceout at 2B; Martin to 1B
b5 0-0 1 1-- O CLE C. McLish B. Shantz -2% 55% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Martin to 2B
b5 0-0 2 -2- O CLE W. Held B. Shantz -5% 50% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Cal McLish facing 8-9-1
t6 0-0 0 --- O NYY B. Richardson C. McLish 3% 53% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-0 1 --- O NYY B. Shantz C. McLish 2% 56% Strikeout
t6 0-0 2 --- O NYY E. Slaughter C. McLish 2% 57% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Bobby Shantz facing 2-3-4
b6 0-0 0 --- CLE V. Power B. Shantz 9% 67% Single to 3B (Ground Ball); Power to 2B/Adv on E5 (throw)
b6 0-0 0 -2- R CLE M. Minoso B. Shantz 17% 84% Double to RF (Deep RF Line); Power Scores; Minoso to 3B/Adv on E9
b6 1-0 0 --3 RR CLE T. Francona B. Shantz 8% 92% Home Run (Deep RF); Minoso Scores
b6 3-0 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito B. Shantz -1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 3-0 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland B. Shantz -0% 91% Foul Flyball: 3B
b6 3-0 2 --- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald B. Shantz -0% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Cal McLish facing 2-3-4
t7 0-3 0 --- O NYY H. Lopez C. McLish 2% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-3 1 --- O NYY M. Mantle C. McLish 1% 94% Strikeout
t7 0-3 2 --- O NYY Y. Berra C. McLish 1% 95% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Yankees' Bobby Shantz facing 8-9-1
b7 3-0 0 --- CLE B. Martin B. Shantz 1% 95% Single to RF (Ground Ball)
b7 3-0 0 1-- CLE C. McLish B. Shantz 1% 96% Fielder's Choice P/Bunt; Martin to 2B/Adv on E1 (throw)
b7 3-0 0 12- O CLE W. Held B. Shantz 0% 97% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Martin to 3B; McLish to 2B
Jim Coates replaces Bobby Shantz pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-0 1 -23 CLE V. Power J. Coates 0% 97% Intentional Walk
b7 3-0 1 123 R CLE M. Minoso J. Coates 2% 98% Walk; Martin Scores/unER; McLish to 3B; Power to 2B
b7 4-0 1 123 O CLE T. Francona J. Coates -1% 98% Foul Flyball: 3B
b7 4-0 2 123 R CLE R. Colavito J. Coates 1% 99% Walk; McLish Scores/unER; Power to 3B; Minoso to 2B
b7 5-0 2 123 O CLE G. Strickland J. Coates -0% 98% Strikeout
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 3 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Cal McLish facing 5-6-7
t8 0-5 0 --- O NYY E. Howard C. McLish 1% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 0-5 1 --- NYY N. Siebern C. McLish -1% 98% Double to CF (Deep LF-CF)
t8 0-5 1 -2- O NYY F. Brickell C. McLish 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B; Siebern stays at 2B
t8 0-5 2 -2- R NYY B. Richardson C. McLish -1% 98% Double to LF (Ground Ball); Siebern Scores
Johnny Blanchard pinch hits for Jim Coates (P) batting 9th
t8 1-5 2 -2- O NYY J. Blanchard C. McLish 1% 99% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-1, Yankees' Jim Bronstad facing 7-8-9
Jim Bronstad replaces Johnny Blanchard (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-1 0 --- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald J. Bronstad -0% 99% Strikeout
b8 5-1 1 --- O CLE B. Martin J. Bronstad -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
b8 5-1 2 --- CLE C. McLish J. Bronstad 0% 99% Single to CF
b8 5-1 2 1-- O CLE W. Held J. Bronstad -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 5.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Cal McLish facing 1-2-3
t9 1-5 0 --- O NYY E. Slaughter C. McLish 1% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t9 1-5 1 --- O NYY H. Lopez C. McLish 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 1-5 2 --- O NYY M. Mantle C. McLish 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Indians 5.

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