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Scores
Standings
WSH
@CHW
4
5
BAL
@CLE
0
5
BOS
@DET
0
2
NYY
@KCA
9
7
STL
@CIN
1
2
SFG
@PHI
6
0
SFG
@PHI
10
6
LAD
@PIT
6
5
Friday, August 21, 1959,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 28,573, Time of Game: 2:04
Orioles
0
59-60
 Lost 1 
4th, 12½ GB
at Indians
5
70-51
 Won 3 
2nd, 2½ GB
W: Jack Harshman (4-9)
L: Hal Brown (8-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0
Indians         4  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  X    5 10  0

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 0 0 0 1 4 .227 .297 .309 .606 -0.044 0.44 0.000 -0.044 -0.8 0 3
Gene Woodling RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .324 .416 .497 .913 -0.036 0.35 0.000 -0.036 -0.7 0 0
Bob Nieman LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .273 .357 .473 .831 -0.004 0.26 0.012 -0.016 -0.4 1 1
Gus Triandos C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .232 .356 .477 .833 -0.022 0.79 0.000 -0.022 -0.2
   Joe Ginsberg C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .180 .269 .219 .488 -0.009 0.17 0.000 -0.009 -0.2 5 0
Willie Tasby CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .248 .301 .366 .668 -0.029 0.39 0.000 -0.029 -0.5 3 0
Walt Dropo 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .196 .258 .370 .628 -0.023 0.31 0.000 -0.023 -0.5 9 0
Billy Gardner 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .227 .288 .318 .606 -0.013 0.17 0.000 -0.013 -0.3 5 1
Brooks Robinson 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .217 .275 .291 .567 -0.024 0.36 0.002 -0.026 -0.3 1 4
Hal Brown P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .034 .152 .103 .255 -0.010 0.43 0.000 -0.010 -0.2 0 1
   Al Pilarcik PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .295 .368 .376 .744 0.011 0.23 0.011 0.000 0.3
   Jack Fisher P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .267 .286 .552 -0.004 0.14 0.000 -0.004 -0.2 0 1
Team Totals 30 0 3 0 0 5 30 .100 .100 .100 .200 -0.207 0.33 0.025 -0.232 -4.3 24 11
TB: B Nieman; B Robinson; A Pilarcik.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Robinson-B Gardner-W Dropo.
PB: J Ginsberg (17).
Outfield Assists: B Nieman (V Power at 2nd base).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Vic Power 1B 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .298 .342 .429 .770 0.089 0.59 0.093 -0.004 0.9 11 0
Minnie Minoso LF 2 1 2 0 1 0 4 .303 .383 .473 .857 0.053 0.49 0.059 -0.006 0.9 2 0 SH
Tito Francona CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .381 .418 .608 1.026 -0.061 0.51 0.005 -0.066 -1.0 2 0
   Jim Piersall PR-CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .305 .333 .639 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Rocky Colavito RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .274 .354 .543 .897 -0.001 0.56 0.014 -0.016 0.1 2 0 IW
Jim Baxes 2B 4 2 2 2 0 1 4 .259 .322 .510 .832 0.160 0.78 0.170 -0.010 0.9 2 3 2·2B,GDP
   Billy Moran 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
George Strickland 3B 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .248 .316 .322 .638 0.059 0.39 0.073 -0.014 0.4 0 3
Woodie Held SS 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .249 .313 .449 .761 0.024 0.23 0.036 -0.012 0.8 3 4
Ed Fitz Gerald C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .230 .282 .303 .585 -0.016 0.15 0.000 -0.016 -0.9 5 0
Jack Harshman P 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .138 .297 .241 .539 -0.014 0.14 0.000 -0.014 -0.8 0 0
Team Totals 31 5 10 5 4 4 36 .323 .400 .387 .787 0.293 0.43 0.450 -0.158 1.2 27 11
2B: J Baxes 2 (12, 2 off H Brown).
SH: M Minoso (4, off H Brown).
IBB: R Colavito (8, by H Brown).
TB: J Baxes 4; V Power 2; M Minoso 2; W Held; R Colavito; T Francona; G Strickland.
GIDP: J Baxes (13).
RBI: J Baxes 2 (37); G Strickland 2 (44); W Held (52).
2-out RBI: W Held.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 3 for 8.

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Hal Brown, L (8-7) 5 9 5 5 2 3 0 3.74 25 30 -0.302 0.58 -2.6
Jack Fisher 3 1 0 0 2 1 0 4.08 11 0 0 0.008 0.07 1.4
Team Totals 8 10 5 5 4 4 0 5.62 36 30 0 0 -0.294 0.43 -1.2

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jack Harshman, W (4-9) 9 3 0 0 0 5 0 5.67 30 86 0.207 0.33 4.3
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 0 5 0 0.00 30 86 0.207 0.33 4.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: H Brown (6; R Colavito).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Runge, 1B - Joe Paparella, 2B - Eddie Hurley, 3B - Bob Stewart.
Time of Game: 2:04.
Attendance: 28,573.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Baltimore Orioles         Cleveland Indians
1 Chico Carrasquel SS 1 Vic Power 1B
2 Gene Woodling RF 2 Minnie Minoso LF
3 Bob Nieman LF 3 Tito Francona CF
4 Gus Triandos C 4 Rocky Colavito RF
5 Willie Tasby CF 5 Jim Baxes 2B
6 Walt Dropo 1B 6 George Strickland 3B
7 Billy Gardner 2B 7 Woodie Held SS
8 Brooks Robinson 3B 8 Ed Fitz Gerald C
9 Hal Brown P 9 Jack Harshman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 123 RR CLE J. Baxes H. Brown 16% 80% Double to CF; Power Scores; Minoso Scores; Colavito to 3B
b1 2-0 1 -23 RR CLE G. Strickland H. Brown 7% 87% Single to LF; Colavito Scores; Baxes Scores
b1 0-0 0 1-- CLE M. Minoso H. Brown 5% 64% Single to 2B; Power to 2B
b1 0-0 0 -23 O CLE T. Francona H. Brown -5% 63% Strikeout
b1 0-0 0 12- CLE T. Francona H. Brown 5% 69% Passed Ball; Power to 3B; Minoso to 2B

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' Jack Harshman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BAL C. Carrasquel J. Harshman 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O BAL G. Woodling J. Harshman 2% 54% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- BAL B. Nieman J. Harshman -1% 52% Single to LF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O BAL G. Triandos J. Harshman 2% 55% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Hal Brown facing 1-2-3
Joe Ginsberg replaces Gus Triandos playing C batting 4th
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE V. Power H. Brown 4% 58% Single to LF
b1 0-0 0 1-- CLE M. Minoso H. Brown 5% 64% Single to 2B; Power to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- CLE T. Francona H. Brown 5% 69% Passed Ball; Power to 3B; Minoso to 2B
b1 0-0 0 -23 O CLE T. Francona H. Brown -5% 63% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 -23 CLE R. Colavito H. Brown 1% 64% Intentional Walk
b1 0-0 1 123 RR CLE J. Baxes H. Brown 16% 80% Double to CF; Power Scores; Minoso Scores; Colavito to 3B
b1 2-0 1 -23 RR CLE G. Strickland H. Brown 7% 87% Single to LF; Colavito Scores; Baxes Scores
b1 4-0 1 1-- O CLE W. Held H. Brown -1% 86% Popfly: 2B
b1 4-0 2 1-- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald H. Brown -1% 85% Groundout: 3B-1B
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 4.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Jack Harshman facing 5-6-7
t2 0-4 0 --- O BAL W. Tasby J. Harshman 2% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-4 1 --- O BAL W. Dropo J. Harshman 1% 88% Flyball: RF
t2 0-4 2 --- O BAL B. Gardner J. Harshman 1% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Orioles' Hal Brown facing 9-1-2
b2 4-0 0 --- O CLE J. Harshman H. Brown -1% 88% Strikeout
b2 4-0 1 --- CLE V. Power H. Brown 1% 89% Walk
b2 4-0 1 1-- O CLE M. Minoso H. Brown -1% 88% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Power to 2B
b2 4-0 2 -2- O CLE T. Francona H. Brown -1% 87% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 4.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Jack Harshman facing 8-9-1
t3 0-4 0 --- O BAL B. Robinson J. Harshman 2% 89% Flyball: CF
t3 0-4 1 --- O BAL H. Brown J. Harshman 1% 90% Strikeout
t3 0-4 2 --- O BAL C. Carrasquel J. Harshman 1% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Orioles' Hal Brown facing 4-5-6
b3 4-0 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito H. Brown -1% 90% Foul Flyball: C
b3 4-0 1 --- CLE J. Baxes H. Brown 1% 91% Double to LF
b3 4-0 1 -2- O CLE G. Strickland H. Brown -1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 4-0 2 -2- R CLE W. Held H. Brown 4% 93% Single to CF; Baxes Scores
b3 5-0 2 1-- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald H. Brown -0% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Jack Harshman facing 2-3-4
t4 0-5 0 --- O BAL G. Woodling J. Harshman 1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-5 1 --- O BAL B. Nieman J. Harshman 1% 95% Flyball: RF
t4 0-5 2 --- O BAL J. Ginsberg J. Harshman 0% 95% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Orioles' Hal Brown facing 9-1-2
b4 5-0 0 --- O CLE J. Harshman H. Brown -0% 95% Foul Flyball: 1B
b4 5-0 1 --- O CLE V. Power H. Brown -0% 95% Single to LF; Power out at 2B/LF-2B
b4 5-0 2 --- CLE M. Minoso H. Brown 0% 95% Single to RF
b4 5-0 2 1-- CLE T. Francona H. Brown 0% 95% Single to 1B; Minoso to 3B
b4 5-0 2 1-3 O CLE R. Colavito H. Brown -1% 94% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Jack Harshman facing 5-6-7
t5 0-5 0 --- O BAL W. Tasby J. Harshman 1% 95% Flyball: LF
t5 0-5 1 --- O BAL W. Dropo J. Harshman 1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-5 2 --- O BAL B. Gardner J. Harshman 0% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Orioles' Hal Brown facing 5-6-7
b5 5-0 0 --- O CLE J. Baxes H. Brown -0% 96% Strikeout
b5 5-0 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland H. Brown -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 5-0 2 --- O CLE W. Held H. Brown -0% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Jack Harshman facing 8-9-1
t6 0-5 0 --- O BAL B. Robinson J. Harshman 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
Al Pilarcik pinch hits for Hal Brown (P) batting 9th
t6 0-5 1 --- BAL A. Pilarcik J. Harshman -1% 96% Single to CF
t6 0-5 1 1-- O BAL C. Carrasquel J. Harshman 1% 97% Popfly: 1B
t6 0-5 2 1-- O BAL G. Woodling J. Harshman 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Orioles' Jack Fisher facing 8-9-1
Jack Fisher replaces Al Pilarcik (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 5-0 0 --- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald J. Fisher -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
b6 5-0 1 --- O CLE J. Harshman J. Fisher -0% 97% Strikeout
b6 5-0 2 --- O CLE V. Power J. Fisher -0% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Jack Harshman facing 3-4-5
t7 0-5 0 --- O BAL B. Nieman J. Harshman 1% 98% Popfly: SS
t7 0-5 1 --- O BAL J. Ginsberg J. Harshman 0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 0-5 2 --- O BAL W. Tasby J. Harshman 0% 99% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Orioles' Jack Fisher facing 2-3-4
b7 5-0 0 --- CLE M. Minoso J. Fisher 0% 99% Walk
b7 5-0 0 1-- O CLE T. Francona J. Fisher -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
Jim Piersall pinch runs for Tito Francona (CF) batting 3rd
b7 5-0 1 1-- CLE R. Colavito J. Fisher 0% 99% Single to CF; Piersall to 3B
b7 5-0 1 1-3 OO CLE J. Baxes J. Fisher -1% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Jack Harshman facing 6-7-8
Jim Piersall moves from PR to CF
t8 0-5 0 --- O BAL W. Dropo J. Harshman 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 0-5 1 --- O BAL B. Gardner J. Harshman 0% 99% Strikeout
t8 0-5 2 --- BAL B. Robinson J. Harshman -0% 99% Single to LF
t8 0-5 2 1-- O BAL J. Fisher J. Harshman 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Orioles' Jack Fisher facing 6-7-8
b8 5-0 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland J. Fisher -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 5-0 1 --- CLE W. Held J. Fisher 0% 100% Walk
b8 5-0 1 1-- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald J. Fisher -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 5-0 2 1-- O CLE J. Harshman J. Fisher -0% 99% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Jack Harshman facing 1-2-3
Billy Moran replaces Jim Baxes playing 2B batting 5th
t9 0-5 0 --- O BAL C. Carrasquel J. Harshman 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 0-5 1 --- O BAL G. Woodling J. Harshman 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 0-5 2 --- O BAL B. Nieman J. Harshman 0% 100% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Indians 5.

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