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Standings
MIN
@BAL
0
3
LAA
@BOS
0
4
CHW
@CLE
8
6
WSA
@DET
1
2
KCA
@NYY
6
1
MLN
@CHC
5
2
PHI
@CIN
1
7
SFG
@LAD
3
4
 
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PIT
@STL
19
0
Thursday, August 3, 1961,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 7,237, Time of Game: 3:03
White Sox
8
53-54
 Won 2 
5th, 15½ GB
at Indians
6
56-51
 Lost 2 
4th, 12½ GB
W: Russ Kemmerer (1-3)
L: Bobby Locke (3-1)
S: Don Larsen (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  2  2   2  0  0   0  0  2    8 13  1
Indians         4  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  1    6 13  2

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 6 1 3 1 0 0 6 .271 .304 .337 .642 0.090 1.12 0.190 -0.100 0.3 1 5 HR
Nellie Fox 2B 6 0 2 0 0 0 6 .253 .322 .305 .627 -0.072 1.11 0.057 -0.128 -1.1 3 1
Jim Landis CF 6 1 1 0 0 0 6 .282 .361 .463 .824 -0.020 1.00 0.094 -0.114 -0.7 3 0 2B
Floyd Robinson RF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .311 .392 .456 .848 -0.104 1.04 0.037 -0.141 -1.0 3 0
Minnie Minoso LF 3 1 2 2 2 0 5 .283 .380 .437 .817 0.197 1.21 0.243 -0.046 2.0 2 0
Al Smith 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .281 .357 .528 .884 0.008 1.17 0.104 -0.096 0.3 1 3 2B
   Andy Carey 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .354 .424 .778 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
J.C. Martin 1B 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .233 .298 .357 .655 0.027 1.17 0.087 -0.060 0.7 7 2
Cam Carreon C 4 2 1 2 1 1 5 .260 .310 .351 .661 0.121 1.23 0.169 -0.048 1.1 5 0 HR
Frank Baumann P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .326 .475 .801 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Billy Goodman PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .256 .318 .385 .703 -0.010 0.39 0.000 -0.010 -0.1
   Russ Kemmerer P 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .222 .364 .333 .697 -0.002 1.09 0.021 -0.023 0.1 2 0
   Al Pilarcik PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .198 .283 .236 .519 0.016 1.35 0.016 0.000 0.2
   Don Larsen P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .219 .242 .313 .555 0.080 1.10 0.080 0.000 1.6 0 0
Team Totals 42 8 13 6 6 1 48 .310 .396 .500 .896 0.331 1.12 1.098 -0.766 3.6 27 11
2B: A Smith (21, off W Hawkins); J Landis (12, off W Hawkins).
HR: C Carreon (3, off B Locke, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); L Aparicio (2, off B Locke, 4th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF-CF).
TB: L Aparicio 6; C Carreon 4; A Smith 3; M Minoso 2; J Landis 2; N Fox 2; F Robinson; J Martin.
RBI: C Carreon 2 (16); M Minoso 2 (55); L Aparicio (31); J Martin (28).
2-out RBI: M Minoso 2.
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 1 for 15.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Smith-N Fox.
E: J Martin (8).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Temple 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .282 .355 .354 .708 -0.104 1.25 0.035 -0.139 -0.8 1 1
Jim Piersall CF 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .344 .400 .494 .894 -0.026 1.00 0.064 -0.090 0.9 2 0 HR
Tito Francona LF 4 2 3 1 0 0 5 .296 .355 .455 .810 0.229 1.04 0.254 -0.025 1.9 1 0 HR,SH
Bubba Phillips 3B 5 1 3 4 0 1 5 .277 .315 .442 .757 0.194 1.42 0.256 -0.062 2.3 2 2 HR
Chuck Essegian RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .293 .346 .561 .907 -0.009 0.35 0.000 -0.009 -0.2 1 0
   Willie Kirkland PH-RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .256 .318 .486 .804 -0.149 2.08 0.000 -0.149 -0.8 3 0
John Romano C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .307 .382 .506 .887 -0.072 1.41 0.048 -0.119 -0.3 4 1
Vic Power 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .269 .312 .380 .692 -0.014 1.38 0.075 -0.090 0.1 11 1
Woodie Held SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .280 .369 .460 .830 -0.191 1.41 0.024 -0.216 -1.1 1 2 GDP
Wynn Hawkins P 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .129 .182 .129 .311 -0.011 0.99 0.000 -0.011 -0.2 0 1 SH
   Bobby Locke P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .154 .214 .154 .368 0.026 1.00 0.026 0.000 0.2 0 1
   Walt Bond PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .040 .138 .040 .178 -0.019 0.75 0.000 -0.019 -0.1
   Joe Schaffernoth P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Frank Funk P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .125 .067 .192 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Don Dillard PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .272 .359 .427 .786 -0.023 0.90 0.000 -0.023 -0.2
Team Totals 38 6 13 6 0 5 40 .342 .342 .579 .921 -0.169 1.26 0.782 -0.952 1.6 27 11
HR: B Phillips (16, off F Baumann, 1st inn, 3 on, 0 outs to Deep LF); T Francona (12, off R Kemmerer, 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep RF); J Piersall (6, off D Larsen, 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF-CF).
SH: T Francona (10, off F Baumann); W Hawkins (1, off R Kemmerer).
TB: T Francona 6; B Phillips 6; J Piersall 5; W Held; B Locke; J Temple; V Power; J Romano.
GIDP: W Held (9).
RBI: B Phillips 4 (63); J Piersall (37); T Francona (55).
2-out RBI: J Piersall.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
E: F Funk (2); B Phillips (16).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Frank Baumann 1 3 4 3 0 1 1 5.59 7 34 -0.301 1.00 -3.5
Russ Kemmerer, W (1-3) 5 6 1 1 0 1 1 4.18 20 0 0 0.182 1.22 1.5
Don Larsen, S (2) 3 4 1 1 0 3 1 3.83 13 0 0 0.288 1.47 0.5
Team Totals 9 13 6 5 0 5 3 5.00 40 34 0 0 0.169 1.26 -1.6

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Wynn Hawkins 2.2 7 4 4 0 0 0 3.89 15 28 -0.260 1.20 -3.0
Bobby Locke, L (3-1) 3.1 5 2 2 2 1 2 4.46 18 2 0 -0.056 1.21 -0.1
Joe Schaffernoth 2 1 2 0 4 0 0 6.46 11 0 0 0.048 1.11 -0.0
Frank Funk 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.11 4 2 2 -0.063 0.40 -0.5
Team Totals 9 13 8 6 6 1 2 6.00 48 28 4 2 -0.331 1.12 -3.6
J Schaffernoth faced 2 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Kinnamon, 1B - Eddie Hurley, 2B - Red Flaherty, 3B - Jim Honochick.
Time of Game: 3:03.
Attendance: 7,237.
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 Jim Landis CF 3 Tito Francona LF
4 Floyd Robinson RF 4 Bubba Phillips 3B
5 Minnie Minoso LF 5 Chuck Essegian RF
6 Al Smith 3B 6 John Romano C
7 J.C. Martin 1B 7 Vic Power 1B
8 Cam Carreon C 8 Woodie Held SS
9 Frank Baumann P 9 Wynn Hawkins P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 2-4 2 -23 RR CHW M. Minoso W. Hawkins 18% 47% Single to LF; Landis Scores; Robinson Scores
b1 0-0 0 123 RRRR CLE B. Phillips F. Baumann -16% 13% Home Run (Deep LF); Temple Scores; Piersall Scores; Francona Scores/unER
b4 4-6 0 12- OO CLE W. Held R. Kemmerer 16% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B; Held to 1B
t4 4-4 0 --- R CHW C. Carreon B. Locke 13% 63% Home Run (Deep LF)
b5 4-6 1 --- R CLE T. Francona R. Kemmerer -13% 62% Home Run (Deep RF)

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' Wynn Hawkins facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CHW L. Aparicio W. Hawkins 4% 54% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O CHW N. Fox W. Hawkins -3% 50% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CHW J. Landis W. Hawkins -3% 47% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 2 1-- O CHW F. Robinson W. Hawkins -2% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Frank Baumann facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE J. Temple F. Baumann -4% 42% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- CLE J. Piersall F. Baumann -5% 36% Single to LF; Temple to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- CLE T. Francona F. Baumann -7% 29% Reached on E3/Sacrifice Bunt; Temple to 3B; Piersall to 2B; Francona to 1B
b1 0-0 0 123 RRRR CLE B. Phillips F. Baumann -16% 13% Home Run (Deep LF); Temple Scores; Piersall Scores; Francona Scores/unER
b1 4-0 0 --- O CLE C. Essegian F. Baumann 1% 14% Strikeout Looking
b1 4-0 1 --- O CLE J. Romano F. Baumann 1% 15% Flyball: RF
b1 4-0 2 --- O CLE V. Power F. Baumann 0% 15% Groundout: SS-1B
4 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Indians 4.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Wynn Hawkins facing 5-6-7
t2 0-4 0 --- CHW M. Minoso W. Hawkins 3% 18% Single to LF
t2 0-4 0 1-- CHW A. Smith W. Hawkins 8% 26% Double to LF; Minoso to 3B
t2 0-4 0 -23 RO CHW J. Martin W. Hawkins -1% 25% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Minoso Scores; Smith to 3B
t2 1-4 1 --3 RO CHW C. Carreon W. Hawkins 1% 26% Groundout: SS-1B; Smith Scores
Billy Goodman pinch hits for Frank Baumann (P) batting 9th
t2 2-4 2 --- O CHW B. Goodman W. Hawkins -1% 25% Foul Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-2, White Sox' Russ Kemmerer facing 8-9-1
Russ Kemmerer replaces Billy Goodman (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b2 4-2 0 --- CLE W. Held R. Kemmerer -2% 22% Single to CF
b2 4-2 0 1-- O CLE W. Hawkins R. Kemmerer 1% 24% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Held to 2B
b2 4-2 1 -2- O CLE J. Temple R. Kemmerer 2% 26% Flyball: RF
b2 4-2 2 -2- O CLE J. Piersall R. Kemmerer 2% 28% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Indians 4.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-4, Indians' Wynn Hawkins facing 1-2-3
t3 2-4 0 --- CHW L. Aparicio W. Hawkins 4% 32% Single to LF
t3 2-4 0 1-- O CHW N. Fox W. Hawkins -4% 29% Flyball: RF
t3 2-4 1 1-- CHW J. Landis W. Hawkins 9% 38% Ground-rule Double (Deep RF); Aparicio to 3B
t3 2-4 1 -23 O CHW F. Robinson W. Hawkins -8% 30% Fielder's Choice P; Aparicio out at Hm/P-3B-C-3B; Landis to 3B; Robinson to 2B
t3 2-4 2 -23 RR CHW M. Minoso W. Hawkins 18% 47% Single to LF; Landis Scores; Robinson Scores
t3 4-4 2 1-- CHW A. Smith W. Hawkins 2% 49% Single to LF; Minoso to 2B
Bobby Locke replaces Wynn Hawkins pitching and batting 9th
t3 4-4 2 12- O CHW J. Martin B. Locke -5% 45% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 4-4, White Sox' Russ Kemmerer facing 3-4-5
b3 4-4 0 --- O CLE T. Francona R. Kemmerer 2% 47% Groundout: 1B-P
b3 4-4 1 --- O CLE B. Phillips R. Kemmerer 2% 49% Strikeout
Willie Kirkland pinch hits for Chuck Essegian (RF) batting 5th
b3 4-4 2 --- O CLE W. Kirkland R. Kemmerer 1% 50% Lineout: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 4, Indians 4.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Tied 4-4, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 8-9-1
Willie Kirkland moves from PH to RF
t4 4-4 0 --- R CHW C. Carreon B. Locke 13% 63% Home Run (Deep LF)
t4 5-4 0 --- O CHW R. Kemmerer B. Locke -2% 60% Foul Flyball: 1B
t4 5-4 1 --- R CHW L. Aparicio B. Locke 11% 72% Home Run (Deep LF-CF)
t4 6-4 1 --- CHW N. Fox B. Locke 2% 74% Single to RF
t4 6-4 1 1-- O CHW J. Landis B. Locke -2% 71% Flyball: RF
t4 6-4 2 1-- O CHW F. Robinson B. Locke -2% 70% Lineout: 1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 6, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 4-6, White Sox' Russ Kemmerer facing 6-7-8
b4 4-6 0 --- CLE J. Romano R. Kemmerer -5% 65% Single to LF
b4 4-6 0 1-- CLE V. Power R. Kemmerer -8% 57% Single to LF; Romano to 2B
b4 4-6 0 12- OO CLE W. Held R. Kemmerer 16% 73% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B; Held to 1B
b4 4-6 2 1-- CLE B. Locke R. Kemmerer -3% 70% Single to 3B; Held to 2B
b4 4-6 2 12- O CLE J. Temple R. Kemmerer 5% 76% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 6, Indians 4.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 6-4, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 5-6-7
t5 6-4 0 --- CHW M. Minoso B. Locke 3% 78% Walk
t5 6-4 0 1-- O CHW A. Smith B. Locke -3% 76% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
t5 6-4 1 1-- CHW J. Martin B. Locke 3% 78% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Smith to 2B
t5 6-4 1 12- O CHW C. Carreon B. Locke -3% 75% Strikeout
t5 6-4 2 12- CHW R. Kemmerer B. Locke 2% 77% Walk; Smith to 3B; Martin to 2B
t5 6-4 2 123 O CHW L. Aparicio B. Locke -5% 72% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. White Sox 6, Indians 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 4-6, White Sox' Russ Kemmerer facing 2-3-4
b5 4-6 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall R. Kemmerer 3% 75% Lineout: LF
b5 4-6 1 --- R CLE T. Francona R. Kemmerer -13% 62% Home Run (Deep RF)
b5 5-6 1 --- CLE B. Phillips R. Kemmerer -4% 59% Single to LF
b5 5-6 1 1-- O CLE W. Kirkland R. Kemmerer 3% 61% Groundout: 2B-P; Phillips to 2B
b5 5-6 2 -2- O CLE J. Romano R. Kemmerer 5% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 6, Indians 5.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 6-5, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 2-3-4
t6 6-5 0 --- CHW N. Fox B. Locke 4% 70% Single to CF
t6 6-5 0 1-- O CHW J. Landis B. Locke -4% 67% Foul Flyball: C
t6 6-5 1 1-- CHW F. Robinson B. Locke 4% 70% Single to CF; Fox to 2B
t6 6-5 1 12- O CHW M. Minoso B. Locke -5% 66% Foul Flyball: 1B
t6 6-5 2 12- O CHW A. Smith B. Locke -5% 61% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 6, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-6, White Sox' Russ Kemmerer facing 7-8-9
b6 5-6 0 --- O CLE V. Power R. Kemmerer 4% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-6 1 --- O CLE W. Held R. Kemmerer 3% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
Walt Bond pinch hits for Bobby Locke (P) batting 9th
b6 5-6 2 --- O CLE W. Bond R. Kemmerer 2% 70% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 6, Indians 5.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 6-5, Indians' Joe Schaffernoth facing 7-8-9
Joe Schaffernoth replaces Walt Bond (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 6-5 0 --- CHW J. Martin J. Schaffernoth 4% 73% Walk
t7 6-5 0 1-- O CHW C. Carreon J. Schaffernoth -1% 72% Groundout: P-1B; Martin to 2B
Al Pilarcik pinch hits for Russ Kemmerer (P) batting 9th
t7 6-5 1 -2- CHW A. Pilarcik J. Schaffernoth 2% 74% Walk
t7 6-5 1 12- O CHW L. Aparicio J. Schaffernoth -5% 69% Flyball: RF
t7 6-5 2 12- O CHW N. Fox J. Schaffernoth -5% 64% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 6, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-6, White Sox' Don Larsen facing 1-2-3
Don Larsen replaces Al Pilarcik (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-6 0 --- O CLE J. Temple D. Larsen 5% 69% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 5-6 1 --- O CLE J. Piersall D. Larsen 3% 73% Flyball: RF
b7 5-6 2 --- CLE T. Francona D. Larsen -3% 70% Single to 3B
b7 5-6 2 1-- CLE B. Phillips D. Larsen -6% 64% Single to CF; Francona to 3B
b7 5-6 2 1-3 O CLE W. Kirkland D. Larsen 11% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 6, Indians 5.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 6-5, Indians' Joe Schaffernoth facing 3-4-5
t8 6-5 0 --- O CHW J. Landis J. Schaffernoth -2% 73% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 6-5 1 --- O CHW F. Robinson J. Schaffernoth -2% 71% Foul Flyball: C
t8 6-5 2 --- CHW M. Minoso J. Schaffernoth 1% 72% Walk
t8 6-5 2 1-- O CHW A. Smith J. Schaffernoth -2% 70% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 6, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-6, White Sox' Don Larsen facing 6-7-8
Andy Carey replaces Al Smith playing 3B batting 6th
b8 5-6 0 --- O CLE J. Romano D. Larsen 6% 76% Strikeout
b8 5-6 1 --- O CLE V. Power D. Larsen 5% 81% Flyball: CF
b8 5-6 2 --- O CLE W. Held D. Larsen 3% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 6, Indians 5.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Ahead 6-5, Indians' Joe Schaffernoth facing 7-8-9
t9 6-5 0 --- CHW J. Martin J. Schaffernoth 2% 86% Single to LF (LF-CF)
t9 6-5 0 1-- CHW C. Carreon J. Schaffernoth 3% 90% Walk; Martin to 2B
Frank Funk replaces Joe Schaffernoth pitching and batting 9th
t9 6-5 0 12- RR CHW D. Larsen F. Funk 8% 98% Reached on E1 (throw) (Ground Ball); Martin Scores/No RBI/unER; Carreon Scores/No RBI/unER; Larsen to 2B
t9 8-5 0 -2- O CHW L. Aparicio F. Funk -0% 98% Groundout: 1B-P; Larsen to 3B
t9 8-5 1 --3 O CHW N. Fox F. Funk -1% 97% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 8-5 2 --3 O CHW J. Landis F. Funk -1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 8, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 5-8, White Sox' Don Larsen facing 9-1-2
Don Dillard pinch hits for Frank Funk (P) batting 9th
b9 5-8 0 --- O CLE D. Dillard D. Larsen 2% 98% Strikeout
b9 5-8 1 --- O CLE J. Temple D. Larsen 1% 100% Popfly: SS
b9 5-8 2 --- R CLE J. Piersall D. Larsen -1% 99% Home Run (Deep LF-CF)
b9 6-8 2 --- CLE T. Francona D. Larsen -3% 96% Single to CF
b9 6-8 2 1-- O CLE B. Phillips D. Larsen 4% 100% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 8, Indians 6.

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