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KCA
@BAL
2
7
CHW
@CLE
2
3
LAA
@DET
2
3
BOS
@NYY
5
8
MIN
@WSA
2
3
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@CHC
4
6
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@LAD
1
10
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@MLN
4
3
STL
@SFG
9
7
Saturday, July 8, 1961,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 6,717, Time of Game: 2:12
White Sox
2
40-44
 Lost 2 
5th, 14 GB
at Indians
3
47-37
 Won 2 
3rd, 7 GB
W: Mudcat Grant (8-2)
L: Juan Pizarro (4-3)
S: Frank Funk (8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2    2  6  2
Indians         2  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  X    3  9  0

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Aparicio SS 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .273 .312 .335 .647 -0.058 0.85 0.031 -0.089 -0.2 1 2 2B
Nellie Fox 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .260 .334 .314 .649 -0.086 0.80 0.012 -0.098 -0.7 2 1
Floyd Robinson RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .318 .399 .473 .872 -0.015 0.72 0.038 -0.053 -0.2 5 0
Minnie Minoso LF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .271 .357 .429 .785 0.031 0.97 0.079 -0.048 0.2 4 0
Roy Sievers 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .309 .396 .596 .992 -0.023 1.16 0.050 -0.073 -0.2 6 1
Al Pilarcik CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .200 .267 .242 .509 -0.122 1.27 0.000 -0.122 -1.3 2 0
Andy Carey 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .277 .348 .426 .774 -0.027 0.96 0.035 -0.062 -0.4 0 1
Cam Carreon C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .230 .287 .290 .577 -0.120 1.57 0.000 -0.120 -1.2 3 1
   J.C. Martin PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .218 .284 .356 .641 0.022 0.39 0.022 0.000 0.3
Juan Pizarro P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .263 .318 .368 .687 -0.037 0.74 0.000 -0.037 -0.4 1 0
   Billy Goodman PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .229 .282 .371 .653 -0.015 0.58 0.000 -0.015 -0.2
   Turk Lown P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Al Smith PH 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 .277 .354 .549 .903 0.053 0.94 0.053 0.000 1.7 HR
Team Totals 33 2 6 2 5 3 38 .182 .289 .303 .593 -0.397 0.96 0.320 -0.717 -2.4 24 6
2B: L Aparicio (15, off M Grant).
HR: A Smith (19, off M Grant, 9th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
TB: A Smith 4; L Aparicio 3; F Robinson; N Fox; R Sievers.
RBI: A Smith 2 (55).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
E: R Sievers (6); J Pizarro (2).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Temple 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .291 .371 .346 .717 -0.042 0.42 0.000 -0.042 -0.8 0 1
Jim Piersall CF 3 1 2 0 1 0 4 .343 .406 .460 .866 0.029 0.37 0.040 -0.011 0.5 6 0
Tito Francona LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .293 .354 .417 .772 0.117 0.56 0.139 -0.023 0.8 2 0 3B
Bubba Phillips 3B 4 0 3 1 0 1 4 .282 .324 .449 .773 0.071 0.52 0.080 -0.009 0.8 0 1 2·2B
Chuck Essegian RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .293 .360 .600 .960 -0.055 0.72 0.000 -0.055 -1.1 2 0
   Willie Kirkland PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .241 .300 .427 .727 -0.003 0.10 0.000 -0.003 -0.2 1 0
John Romano C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .311 .390 .509 .898 0.011 0.44 0.040 -0.029 0.5 5 0
Vic Power 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .270 .314 .382 .696 0.043 0.41 0.075 -0.031 0.1 8 1 HR
Mike de la Hoz SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .235 .262 .327 .589 -0.037 0.47 0.000 -0.037 -0.9 2 2
Mudcat Grant P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .114 .184 .136 .320 -0.032 0.40 0.000 -0.032 -0.7 1 1
   Frank Funk P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .125 .067 .192 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 3 9 3 1 3 34 .273 .294 .485 .779 0.102 0.46 0.374 -0.272 -0.9 27 6
2B: B Phillips 2 (16, 2 off J Pizarro).
3B: T Francona (3, off J Pizarro).
HR: V Power (4, off J Pizarro, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
TB: B Phillips 5; V Power 4; T Francona 3; J Piersall 2; J Romano 2.
RBI: V Power (46); T Francona (38); B Phillips (47).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 9.

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Juan Pizarro, L (4-3) 6 8 3 3 1 2 1 3.30 27 45 -0.120 0.54 -0.0
Turk Lown 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.82 7 0 0 0.018 0.17 1.0
Team Totals 8 9 3 3 1 3 1 3.38 34 45 0 0 -0.102 0.46 0.9

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mudcat Grant, W (8-2) 8.1 6 2 2 5 3 1 3.59 36 61 0.310 0.92 2.2
Frank Funk, S (8) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.11 2 0 0 0.088 1.75 0.3
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 5 3 1 2.00 38 61 0 0 0.398 0.96 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill McKinley, 1B - Nestor Chylak, 2B - Al Smith, 3B - Hank Soar.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: 6,717.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Cleveland Indians
1 Luis Aparicio SS 1 Johnny Temple 2B
2 Nellie Fox 2B 2 Jim Piersall CF
3 Floyd Robinson RF 3 Tito Francona LF
4 Minnie Minoso LF 4 Bubba Phillips 3B
5 Roy Sievers 1B 5 Chuck Essegian RF
6 Al Pilarcik CF 6 John Romano C
7 Andy Carey 3B 7 Vic Power 1B
8 Cam Carreon C 8 Mike de la Hoz SS
9 Juan Pizarro P 9 Mudcat Grant P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 1-- R CLE T. Francona J. Pizarro 14% 69% Triple to LF; Piersall Scores
t4 0-3 2 123 O CHW C. Carreon M. Grant 8% 87% Popfly: SS
b2 2-0 0 --- R CLE V. Power J. Pizarro 7% 83% Home Run (Deep LF)
b1 1-0 1 --3 R CLE B. Phillips J. Pizarro 6% 75% Double to LF; Francona Scores
t9 0-3 1 1-- RR CHW A. Smith M. Grant -5% 91% Home Run (Deep LF); Martin Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW L. Aparicio M. Grant 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW N. Fox M. Grant 2% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHW F. Robinson M. Grant 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Juan Pizarro facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Temple J. Pizarro -2% 53% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- CLE J. Piersall J. Pizarro 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- R CLE T. Francona J. Pizarro 14% 69% Triple to LF; Piersall Scores
b1 1-0 1 --3 R CLE B. Phillips J. Pizarro 6% 75% Double to LF; Francona Scores
b1 2-0 1 -2- O CLE C. Essegian J. Pizarro -2% 73% Flyball: RF; Phillips to 3B
b1 2-0 2 --3 O CLE J. Romano J. Pizarro -3% 70% Popfly: 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 2.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- CHW M. Minoso M. Grant -4% 66% Walk
t2 0-2 0 1-- O CHW R. Sievers M. Grant 4% 70% Flyball: LF
t2 0-2 1 1-- O CHW A. Pilarcik M. Grant 3% 73% Popfly: SS
t2 0-2 2 1-- O CHW A. Carey M. Grant 2% 75% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, White Sox' Juan Pizarro facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- R CLE V. Power J. Pizarro 7% 83% Home Run (Deep LF)
b2 3-0 0 --- O CLE M. de la Hoz J. Pizarro -1% 81% Popfly: 1B
b2 3-0 1 --- O CLE M. Grant J. Pizarro -1% 81% Groundout: 1B-P
b2 3-0 2 --- O CLE J. Temple J. Pizarro -1% 80% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 8-9-1
t3 0-3 0 --- O CHW C. Carreon M. Grant 2% 82% Popfly: 1B
t3 0-3 1 --- O CHW J. Pizarro M. Grant 1% 84% Strikeout
t3 0-3 2 --- CHW L. Aparicio M. Grant -2% 82% Double to LF
t3 0-3 2 -2- O CHW N. Fox M. Grant 3% 84% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Juan Pizarro facing 2-3-4
b3 3-0 0 --- CLE J. Piersall J. Pizarro 0% 84% E3 on Foul Ball
b3 3-0 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall J. Pizarro -1% 83% Flyball: CF
b3 3-0 1 --- O CLE T. Francona J. Pizarro -1% 83% Foul Flyball: LF
b3 3-0 2 --- CLE B. Phillips J. Pizarro 1% 84% Double to LF
b3 3-0 2 -2- O CLE C. Essegian J. Pizarro -2% 82% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 3-4-5
t4 0-3 0 --- CHW F. Robinson M. Grant -4% 78% Single to CF
t4 0-3 0 1-- O CHW M. Minoso M. Grant 3% 82% Flyball: RF
t4 0-3 1 1-- CHW R. Sievers M. Grant -4% 78% Single to LF; Robinson to 2B
t4 0-3 1 12- O CHW A. Pilarcik M. Grant 5% 82% Flyball: CF
t4 0-3 2 12- CHW A. Carey M. Grant -3% 79% Walk; Robinson to 3B; Sievers to 2B
t4 0-3 2 123 O CHW C. Carreon M. Grant 8% 87% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Juan Pizarro facing 6-7-8
b4 3-0 0 --- CLE J. Romano J. Pizarro 3% 89% Single to P; Romano to 2B/Adv on E1
b4 3-0 0 -2- O CLE V. Power J. Pizarro -2% 87% Flyball: RF
b4 3-0 1 -2- O CLE M. de la Hoz J. Pizarro -2% 86% Foul Flyball: C
b4 3-0 2 -2- O CLE M. Grant J. Pizarro -2% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 9-1-2
t5 0-3 0 --- O CHW J. Pizarro M. Grant 2% 86% Foul Flyball: C
t5 0-3 1 --- O CHW L. Aparicio M. Grant 1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-3 2 --- CHW N. Fox M. Grant -1% 87% Single to CF
t5 0-3 2 1-- O CHW F. Robinson M. Grant 2% 89% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Juan Pizarro facing 1-2-3
b5 3-0 0 --- O CLE J. Temple J. Pizarro -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 3-0 1 --- CLE J. Piersall J. Pizarro 1% 89% Single to CF
b5 3-0 1 1-- O CLE T. Francona J. Pizarro -1% 88% Flyball: RF
b5 3-0 2 1-- CLE B. Phillips J. Pizarro 1% 89% Single to CF; Piersall to 2B
b5 3-0 2 12- O CLE C. Essegian J. Pizarro -2% 87% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 4-5-6
t6 0-3 0 --- CHW M. Minoso M. Grant -4% 83% Walk
t6 0-3 0 1-- O CHW R. Sievers M. Grant 4% 86% Foul Flyball: C
t6 0-3 1 1-- O CHW A. Pilarcik M. Grant 3% 89% Flyball: CF
t6 0-3 2 1-- O CHW A. Carey M. Grant 2% 92% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Juan Pizarro facing 6-7-8
b6 3-0 0 --- CLE J. Romano J. Pizarro 1% 93% Single to LF
b6 3-0 0 1-- O CLE V. Power J. Pizarro -1% 92% Flyball: RF
b6 3-0 1 1-- O CLE M. de la Hoz J. Pizarro -1% 91% Flyball: RF
b6 3-0 2 1-- O CLE M. Grant J. Pizarro -1% 90% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 8-9-1
t7 0-3 0 --- O CHW C. Carreon M. Grant 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
Billy Goodman pinch hits for Juan Pizarro (P) batting 9th
t7 0-3 1 --- O CHW B. Goodman M. Grant 1% 94% Strikeout Looking
t7 0-3 2 --- CHW L. Aparicio M. Grant -1% 92% Single to CF
t7 0-3 2 1-- O CHW N. Fox M. Grant 2% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Turk Lown facing 1-2-3
Turk Lown replaces Billy Goodman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-0 0 --- O CLE J. Temple T. Lown -1% 94% Flyball: LF
b7 3-0 1 --- CLE J. Piersall T. Lown 1% 94% Single to CF
b7 3-0 1 1-- O CLE T. Francona T. Lown -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B; Piersall to 2B
b7 3-0 2 -2- O CLE B. Phillips T. Lown -1% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 3-4-5
t8 0-3 0 --- O CHW F. Robinson M. Grant 2% 95% Groundout: 1B-P
t8 0-3 1 --- O CHW M. Minoso M. Grant 1% 97% Flyball: CF
t8 0-3 2 --- CHW R. Sievers M. Grant -1% 96% Walk
t8 0-3 2 1-- O CHW A. Pilarcik M. Grant 2% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, White Sox' Turk Lown facing 5-6-7
Willie Kirkland pinch hits for Chuck Essegian (RF) batting 5th
b8 3-0 0 --- O CLE W. Kirkland T. Lown -0% 97% Popfly: SS
b8 3-0 1 --- O CLE J. Romano T. Lown -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-0 2 --- O CLE V. Power T. Lown -0% 97% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 3.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 7-8-9
Willie Kirkland moves from PH to RF
t9 0-3 0 --- O CHW A. Carey M. Grant 2% 99% Flyball: CF
J.C. Martin pinch hits for Cam Carreon (C) batting 8th
t9 0-3 1 --- CHW J. Martin M. Grant -2% 96% Walk
Al Smith pinch hits for Turk Lown (P) batting 9th
t9 0-3 1 1-- RR CHW A. Smith M. Grant -5% 91% Home Run (Deep LF); Martin Scores
Frank Funk replaces Mudcat Grant pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-3 1 --- O CHW L. Aparicio F. Funk 5% 96% Flyball: RF
t9 2-3 2 --- O CHW N. Fox F. Funk 4% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 3.

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