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@CHW
1
2
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@CLE
5
2
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@DET
2
6
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@KCA
1
2
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@CIN
3
12
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@LAD
3
5
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1
8
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@SFG
5
9
Saturday, August 1, 1959,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 12,115, Time of Game: 2:17
Orioles
5
52-52
 Won 1 
4th, 10 GB
at Indians
2
59-43
 Lost 1 
2nd, 2 GB
W: Hal Brown (8-6)
L: Bobby Locke (2-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         0  1  3   1  0  0   0  0  0    5  7  0
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    2  9  1

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Chico Carrasquel SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .226 .296 .310 .606 -0.004 0.57 0.041 -0.045 0.3 2 3
Bob Boyd 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .254 .295 .306 .601 0.002 0.37 0.024 -0.022 -0.2 7 0
   Walt Dropo 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .190 .252 .388 .640 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Al Pilarcik RF 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .269 .349 .372 .720 -0.009 0.44 0.019 -0.028 -0.0 1 0
Gene Woodling LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .337 .411 .531 .942 -0.003 0.47 0.034 -0.038 -0.8 5 0 GDP
Gus Triandos C 3 2 1 3 1 0 4 .233 .355 .486 .841 0.262 0.75 0.265 -0.003 2.7 3 0 HR
   Joe Ginsberg C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .175 .247 .213 .460 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Willie Tasby CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .255 .309 .375 .684 0.048 0.49 0.059 -0.011 0.1 1 0
Brooks Robinson 3B 3 1 2 0 0 0 4 .198 .230 .281 .511 0.011 0.64 0.016 -0.006 0.4 3 4 SH
Billy Gardner 2B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .229 .287 .329 .616 -0.019 0.64 0.002 -0.022 -1.0 3 1 SF,GDP
Hal Brown P 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 .037 .161 .111 .272 -0.039 0.54 0.000 -0.039 -0.7 1 2 SH
   Jerry Walker P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .136 .156 .205 .360 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 5 7 5 2 3 35 .233 .273 .333 .606 0.249 0.55 0.460 -0.214 0.7 27 10
HR: G Triandos (23, off B Locke, 3rd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to Deep LF).
SF: B Gardner (3, off B Locke).
SH: B Robinson (1, off B Locke); H Brown (6, off B Locke).
TB: G Triandos 4; B Robinson 2; G Woodling; A Pilarcik; C Carrasquel; W Tasby.
GIDP: B Gardner (8); G Woodling (2).
RBI: G Triandos 3 (62); B Gardner (22); C Carrasquel (24).
2-out RBI: G Triandos 3; C Carrasquel.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 3.
Fielding
DP: 3. H Brown-W Dropo; B Robinson-B Boyd; B Robinson-B Gardner-B Boyd.

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Martin 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .253 .283 .407 .691 -0.067 0.81 0.029 -0.095 -0.6 1 4 GDP
Vic Power 1B 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 .309 .353 .452 .805 0.034 0.45 0.034 0.000 0.4 8 1
   Jim Piersall CF 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .229 .296 .314 .609 0.050 0.72 0.057 -0.007 0.7 2 0
Minnie Minoso LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .292 .368 .463 .831 -0.034 1.04 0.085 -0.118 -1.2 1 0 2B
Tito Francona CF-1B 3 0 2 2 1 0 4 .399 .439 .611 1.049 0.051 0.73 0.064 -0.013 2.0 8 1 2B,IW
Rocky Colavito RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .274 .352 .548 .900 -0.143 1.14 0.034 -0.178 -1.4 1 0 GDP
   Mike Garcia P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .077 .077 .154 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
George Strickland SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .262 .329 .341 .670 -0.083 0.84 0.000 -0.083 -1.1 2 1
Jim Baxes 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .260 .323 .503 .826 -0.064 0.68 0.000 -0.064 -1.0 0 6
Dick Brown C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .230 .302 .389 .691 -0.035 0.46 0.000 -0.035 -0.7 3 1
   Jack Harshman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .333 .333 .667 -0.004 0.16 0.000 -0.004 -0.1
Bobby Locke P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .375 .412 .625 1.037 0.032 0.73 0.032 0.000 0.4 0 1
   Bob Smith P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.004 0.16 0.000 -0.004 -0.1 0 1
   Elmer Valo PH-RF 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .222 .471 .222 .693 0.014 0.30 0.014 0.000 0.4 1 0
Team Totals 33 2 9 2 2 3 35 .273 .314 .333 .648 -0.253 0.74 0.349 -0.601 -2.3 27 16
2B: M Minoso (20, off H Brown); T Francona (12, off H Brown).
IBB: T Francona (2, by H Brown).
TB: T Francona 3; V Power 2; M Minoso 2; E Valo; R Colavito; B Locke; B Martin.
GIDP: R Colavito (7); B Martin (5).
RBI: T Francona 2 (46).
2-out RBI: T Francona 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Francona-G Strickland; B Martin-V Power-G Strickland-V Power.
E: B Locke (1).

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Hal Brown, W (8-6) 8 9 2 2 2 3 0 3.58 32 57 0.215 0.77 1.8
Jerry Walker, S (3) 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.62 3 0 0 0.038 0.50 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 2 3 0 2.00 35 57 0 0 0.253 0.74 2.3

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bobby Locke, L (2-2) 4 5 5 2 2 1 1 4.21 20 37 -0.281 0.87 -3.1
Bob Smith 4 2 0 0 0 2 0 7.88 12 0 0 0.027 0.12 1.9
Mike Garcia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.34 3 0 0 0.007 0.09 0.5
Team Totals 9 7 5 2 2 3 1 2.00 35 37 0 0 -0.247 0.55 -0.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: H Brown (5; T Francona).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Charlie Berry, 2B - Jim Honochick, 3B - Red Flaherty.
Time of Game: 2:17.
Attendance: 12,115.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Baltimore Orioles         Cleveland Indians
1 Chico Carrasquel SS 1 Billy Martin 2B
2 Bob Boyd 1B 2 Vic Power 1B
3 Al Pilarcik RF 3 Minnie Minoso LF
4 Gene Woodling LF 4 Tito Francona CF
5 Gus Triandos C 5 Rocky Colavito RF
6 Willie Tasby CF 6 George Strickland SS
7 Brooks Robinson 3B 7 Jim Baxes 3B
8 Billy Gardner 2B 8 Dick Brown C
9 Hal Brown P 9 Bobby Locke P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-0 2 -23 RRR BAL G. Triandos B. Locke 23% 85% Home Run (Deep LF); Pilarcik Scores/unER; Woodling Scores/unER; Triandos Scores/unER
b1 0-0 1 123 OO CLE R. Colavito H. Brown 14% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B
b8 0-5 0 123 OO CLE M. Minoso H. Brown 10% 98% Line Drive Double Play: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 1-- CLE M. Minoso H. Brown -8% 37% Double to RF; Power to 3B
b3 0-4 0 1-- OO CLE B. Martin H. Brown 6% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B

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' Bobby Locke facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BAL C. Carrasquel B. Locke -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O BAL B. Boyd B. Locke -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- BAL A. Pilarcik B. Locke 1% 48% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O BAL G. Woodling B. Locke -2% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Hal Brown facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Martin H. Brown 2% 47% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE V. Power H. Brown -2% 45% Single to CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- CLE M. Minoso H. Brown -8% 37% Double to RF; Power to 3B
b1 0-0 1 -23 CLE T. Francona H. Brown -1% 36% Intentional Walk
b1 0-0 1 123 OO CLE R. Colavito H. Brown 14% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- BAL G. Triandos B. Locke 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- BAL W. Tasby B. Locke 6% 60% Single to 3B/Bunt; Triandos to 2B
t2 0-0 0 12- O BAL B. Robinson B. Locke -0% 59% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; Triandos to 3B; Tasby to 2B
t2 0-0 1 -23 RO BAL B. Gardner B. Locke 0% 60% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Triandos Scores
t2 1-0 2 -2- O BAL H. Brown B. Locke -3% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 1, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Orioles' Hal Brown facing 6-7-8
b2 0-1 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland H. Brown 2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- O CLE J. Baxes H. Brown 2% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- O CLE D. Brown H. Brown 1% 62% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 1, Indians 0.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O BAL C. Carrasquel B. Locke -2% 60% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- BAL B. Boyd B. Locke 2% 62% Reached on E1 (throw) (Ground Ball); Boyd to 1B
t3 1-0 1 1-- O BAL A. Pilarcik B. Locke -3% 59% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
t3 1-0 2 1-- BAL G. Woodling B. Locke 3% 63% Single to LF; Pilarcik to 3B; Woodling to 2B/Adv on throw
t3 1-0 2 -23 RRR BAL G. Triandos B. Locke 23% 85% Home Run (Deep LF); Pilarcik Scores/unER; Woodling Scores/unER; Triandos Scores/unER
t3 4-0 2 --- O BAL W. Tasby B. Locke -0% 85% Strikeout
3 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Orioles 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Orioles' Hal Brown facing 9-1-2
b3 0-4 0 --- CLE B. Locke H. Brown -3% 82% Single to LF
b3 0-4 0 1-- OO CLE B. Martin H. Brown 6% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b3 0-4 2 --- CLE V. Power H. Brown -1% 87% Single to CF
b3 0-4 2 1-- O CLE M. Minoso H. Brown 2% 89% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 4, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 7-8-9
t4 4-0 0 --- BAL B. Robinson B. Locke 1% 90% Single to CF
t4 4-0 0 1-- O BAL B. Gardner B. Locke -1% 89% Flyball: RF
t4 4-0 1 1-- O BAL H. Brown B. Locke -1% 88% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Robinson to 2B
t4 4-0 2 -2- R BAL C. Carrasquel B. Locke 4% 92% Single to LF; Robinson Scores
t4 5-0 2 1-- O BAL B. Boyd B. Locke -1% 92% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Hal Brown facing 4-5-6
b4 0-5 0 --- O CLE T. Francona H. Brown 1% 93% Flyball: LF
b4 0-5 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito H. Brown 1% 94% Popfly: 2B
b4 0-5 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland H. Brown 0% 94% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-0, Indians' Bob Smith facing 3-4-5
Bob Smith replaces Bobby Locke pitching and batting 9th
t5 5-0 0 --- BAL A. Pilarcik B. Smith 1% 95% Single to LF
t5 5-0 0 1-- OO BAL G. Woodling B. Smith -1% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B-SS-1B
Tito Francona moves from CF to 1B
Jim Piersall replaces Vic Power (1B) playing CF batting 2nd
t5 5-0 2 --- O BAL G. Triandos B. Smith -0% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Hal Brown facing 7-8-9
b5 0-5 0 --- O CLE J. Baxes H. Brown 1% 95% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-5 1 --- O CLE D. Brown H. Brown 1% 95% Strikeout
b5 0-5 2 --- O CLE B. Smith H. Brown 0% 96% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-0, Indians' Bob Smith facing 6-7-8
t6 5-0 0 --- O BAL W. Tasby B. Smith -0% 96% Flyball: CF
t6 5-0 1 --- BAL B. Robinson B. Smith 0% 96% Single to LF
t6 5-0 1 1-- OO BAL B. Gardner B. Smith -1% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Hal Brown facing 1-2-3
b6 0-5 0 --- O CLE B. Martin H. Brown 1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-5 1 --- O CLE J. Piersall H. Brown 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-5 2 --- O CLE M. Minoso H. Brown 0% 97% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-0, Indians' Bob Smith facing 9-1-2
t7 5-0 0 --- O BAL H. Brown B. Smith -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 5-0 1 --- O BAL C. Carrasquel B. Smith -0% 97% Strikeout
t7 5-0 2 --- O BAL B. Boyd B. Smith -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Hal Brown facing 4-5-6
b7 0-5 0 --- CLE T. Francona H. Brown -2% 95% Single to RF
b7 0-5 0 1-- CLE R. Colavito H. Brown -3% 91% Single to 3B; Francona to 2B
b7 0-5 0 12- O CLE G. Strickland H. Brown 3% 95% Strikeout Looking
b7 0-5 1 12- O CLE J. Baxes H. Brown 2% 97% Popfly: SS
b7 0-5 2 12- O CLE D. Brown H. Brown 2% 98% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 0.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-0, Indians' Bob Smith facing 3-4-5
t8 5-0 0 --- O BAL A. Pilarcik B. Smith -0% 98% Strikeout
t8 5-0 1 --- O BAL G. Woodling B. Smith -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 5-0 2 --- O BAL G. Triandos B. Smith -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-5, Orioles' Hal Brown facing 9-1-2
Walt Dropo replaces Bob Boyd playing 1B batting 2nd
Elmer Valo pinch hits for Bob Smith (P) batting 9th
b8 0-5 0 --- CLE E. Valo H. Brown -1% 97% Single to RF
b8 0-5 0 1-- CLE B. Martin H. Brown -3% 94% Single to RF; Valo to 2B
b8 0-5 0 12- CLE J. Piersall H. Brown -6% 88% Walk; Valo to 3B; Martin to 2B
b8 0-5 0 123 OO CLE M. Minoso H. Brown 10% 98% Line Drive Double Play: P-1B
b8 0-5 2 -23 RR CLE T. Francona H. Brown -3% 94% Double to LF; Valo Scores; Martin Scores
b8 2-5 2 -2- O CLE R. Colavito H. Brown 2% 97% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 2.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Ahead 5-2, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 6-7-8
Mike Garcia replaces Rocky Colavito (RF) pitching and batting 5th
Elmer Valo moves from PH to RF
t9 5-2 0 --- O BAL W. Tasby M. Garcia -0% 97% Flyball: RF
t9 5-2 1 --- O BAL B. Robinson M. Garcia -0% 96% Flyball: CF
t9 5-2 2 --- O BAL B. Gardner M. Garcia -0% 96% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-5, Orioles' Jerry Walker facing 6-7-8
Jerry Walker replaces Hal Brown pitching and batting 9th
b9 2-5 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland J. Walker 2% 98% Foul Flyball: 3B
b9 2-5 1 --- O CLE J. Baxes J. Walker 1% 100% Popfly: SS
Joe Ginsberg replaces Gus Triandos playing C batting 5th
Jack Harshman pinch hits for Dick Brown (C) batting 8th
b9 2-5 2 --- O CLE J. Harshman J. Walker 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 5, Indians 2.

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