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Standings
BOS
@CHW
0
6
NYY
@CLE
4
0
WSA
@KCA
3
9
BAL
@LAA
4
7
DET
@MIN
3
1
LAD
@CIN
4
7
HOU
@MLN
3
2
PIT
@NYM
2
0
CHC
@PHI
2
1
SFG
@STL
5
6
Friday, May 31, 1963,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: 20,426, Time of Game: 2:09
Yankees
4
25-15
 Won 2 
2nd, 1 GB
at Indians
0
17-24
 Lost 3 
8th, 9½ GB
W: Whitey Ford (6-3)
L: Mudcat Grant (3-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  2   0  0  0   0  2  0    4  8  1
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  1

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Clete Boyer 3B 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .319 .345 .503 .848 -0.006 0.83 0.034 -0.040 0.1 3 5
Bobby Richardson 2B 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .258 .292 .333 .625 -0.050 1.02 0.050 -0.101 -1.2 2 3 SB
Tom Tresh LF 4 1 1 2 1 0 5 .272 .370 .537 .907 0.224 0.74 0.254 -0.030 1.6 1 0 HR
Mickey Mantle CF 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .300 .441 .650 1.091 -0.055 0.63 0.010 -0.064 -0.5 1 0
Roger Maris RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .264 .330 .552 .882 -0.074 0.58 0.000 -0.074 -1.0 1 0
Joe Pepitone 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .302 .321 .556 .876 -0.037 0.65 0.017 -0.054 -0.3 9 0
Elston Howard C 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .275 .310 .514 .825 0.065 0.56 0.092 -0.027 1.6 8 0 HR
Phil Linz SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .190 .292 .190 .482 0.019 0.41 0.032 -0.013 0.2 2 4
Whitey Ford P 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .160 .222 .280 .502 -0.035 0.75 0.020 -0.055 -0.5 0 1
Team Totals 36 4 8 4 5 3 41 .222 .317 .389 .706 0.051 0.70 0.509 -0.458 -0.0 27 13
HR: T Tresh (8, off M Grant, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF); E Howard (8, off M Grant, 8th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: E Howard 5; T Tresh 4; C Boyer; J Pepitone; M Mantle; W Ford; P Linz.
RBI: E Howard 2 (26); T Tresh 2 (21).
2-out RBI: T Tresh 2.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Richardson-P Linz-J Pepitone; C Boyer-B Richardson-J Pepitone.
E: W Ford (2).
Baserunning
SB: B Richardson (4, 2nd base off M Grant/J Azcue).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick Howser SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .183 .338 .200 .538 -0.059 1.06 0.049 -0.108 -0.7 4 1 GDP
Vic Davalillo CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .289 .309 .422 .731 -0.076 1.11 0.019 -0.095 -0.3 3 0
Woodie Held RF-3B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .210 .333 .454 .787 -0.085 0.94 0.000 -0.085 -0.7 2 2
Joe Adcock 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .266 .317 .426 .742 -0.042 0.74 0.021 -0.063 -0.7 13 0
   Pedro Ramos PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .100 .100 .200 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Tito Francona LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .224 .307 .352 .659 -0.015 0.83 0.035 -0.050 -0.4 1 0
Max Alvis 3B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .234 .279 .423 .702 -0.031 0.63 0.000 -0.031 -0.2 0 1
   Gene Green PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .200 .294 .300 .594 -0.071 2.85 0.000 -0.071 -0.4 0 0
Jerry Kindall 2B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .192 .214 .192 .407 0.019 0.69 0.045 -0.025 0.1 1 4
Joe Azcue C 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .316 .409 .368 .778 -0.004 1.03 0.083 -0.087 0.3 3 0 GDP
Mudcat Grant P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .105 .105 .158 .263 -0.064 1.42 0.000 -0.064 -0.4 0 1
   Al Luplow PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .205 .256 .301 .558 -0.022 0.73 0.000 -0.022 -0.6
   Bob Allen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 28 0 3 0 4 8 32 .107 .219 .107 .326 -0.450 0.99 0.252 -0.701 -4.0 27 9
TB: J Azcue; J Kindall; V Davalillo.
GIDP: D Howser (1); J Azcue (1).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: D Howser (3).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: J Azcue (1st base by W Ford).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Whitey Ford, W (6-3) 9 3 0 0 4 8 0 2.93 32 85 0.450 0.99 4.0
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 4 8 0 0.00 32 85 0.450 0.99 4.0

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mudcat Grant, L (3-5) 8 7 4 2 5 3 2 3.84 37 54 -0.053 0.77 -0.4
Bob Allen 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.11 4 0 0 0.003 0.04 0.4
Team Totals 9 8 4 2 5 3 2 2.00 41 54 0 0 -0.050 0.70 0.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: W Ford (1; J Azcue, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Rice, 1B - Bill Valentine, 2B - Bill McKinley, 3B - Nestor Chylak.
Time of Game: 2:09.
Attendance: 20,426.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Cleveland Indians
1 Clete Boyer 3B 1 Dick Howser SS
2 Bobby Richardson 2B 2 Vic Davalillo CF
3 Tom Tresh LF 3 Woodie Held RF
4 Mickey Mantle CF 4 Joe Adcock 1B
5 Roger Maris RF 5 Tito Francona LF
6 Joe Pepitone 1B 6 Max Alvis 3B
7 Elston Howard C 7 Jerry Kindall 2B
8 Phil Linz SS 8 Joe Azcue C
9 Whitey Ford P 9 Mudcat Grant P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-0 2 -2- RR NYY T. Tresh M. Grant 22% 70% Home Run (Line Drive); Richardson Scores/unER; Tresh Scores/unER
b3 0-2 0 1-- OO CLE J. Azcue W. Ford 9% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t8 2-0 0 1-- RR NYY E. Howard M. Grant 8% 97% Home Run (Line Drive); Pepitone Scores
b6 0-2 1 1-- OO CLE D. Howser W. Ford 7% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b7 0-2 2 12- O CLE G. Green W. Ford 7% 88% Strikeout (foul bunt)

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' Mudcat Grant facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY C. Boyer M. Grant -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- NYY B. Richardson M. Grant 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- NYY T. Tresh M. Grant 4% 54% Walk; Richardson to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O NYY M. Mantle M. Grant -4% 50% Foul Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 2 12- O NYY R. Maris M. Grant -4% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O CLE D. Howser W. Ford 2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O CLE V. Davalillo W. Ford 1% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O CLE W. Held W. Ford 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYY J. Pepitone M. Grant -2% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYY E. Howard M. Grant -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O NYY P. Linz M. Grant -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Adcock W. Ford 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O CLE T. Francona W. Ford 2% 49% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 --- O CLE M. Alvis W. Ford 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' Mudcat Grant facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYY W. Ford M. Grant -2% 48% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O NYY C. Boyer M. Grant -2% 46% Flyball: 2B
t3 0-0 2 --- NYY B. Richardson M. Grant 1% 47% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t3 0-0 2 1-- NYY T. Tresh M. Grant 1% 48% Richardson Steals 2B
t3 0-0 2 -2- RR NYY T. Tresh M. Grant 22% 70% Home Run (Line Drive); Richardson Scores/unER; Tresh Scores/unER
t3 2-0 2 --- NYY M. Mantle M. Grant 1% 71% Walk
t3 2-0 2 1-- O NYY R. Maris M. Grant -2% 69% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 7-8-9
b3 0-2 0 --- CLE J. Kindall W. Ford -4% 65% Single to RF
b3 0-2 0 1-- OO CLE J. Azcue W. Ford 9% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b3 0-2 2 --- O CLE M. Grant W. Ford 1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 6-7-8
t4 2-0 0 --- O NYY J. Pepitone M. Grant -2% 73% Flyball: SS
t4 2-0 1 --- O NYY E. Howard M. Grant -1% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 2-0 2 --- NYY P. Linz M. Grant 1% 73% Walk
t4 2-0 2 1-- NYY W. Ford M. Grant 2% 75% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Linz to 3B
t4 2-0 2 1-3 NYY C. Boyer M. Grant 2% 76% Walk; Ford to 2B
t4 2-0 2 123 O NYY B. Richardson M. Grant -5% 71% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 1-2-3
b4 0-2 0 --- CLE D. Howser W. Ford -5% 66% Walk
b4 0-2 0 1-- O CLE V. Davalillo W. Ford 4% 71% Flyball: 3B
b4 0-2 1 1-- O CLE W. Held W. Ford 4% 74% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-2 2 1-- O CLE J. Adcock W. Ford 3% 77% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 3-4-5
t5 2-0 0 --- O NYY T. Tresh M. Grant -2% 75% Flyball: SS
t5 2-0 1 --- O NYY M. Mantle M. Grant -1% 74% Strikeout
t5 2-0 2 --- O NYY R. Maris M. Grant -1% 74% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 5-6-7
b5 0-2 0 --- O CLE T. Francona W. Ford 3% 77% Lineout: SS (Weak SS)
b5 0-2 1 --- O CLE M. Alvis W. Ford 2% 79% Flyball: CF (Short CF)
b5 0-2 2 --- O CLE J. Kindall W. Ford 1% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 6-7-8
t6 2-0 0 --- O NYY J. Pepitone M. Grant -1% 78% Foul Flyball: 1B
t6 2-0 1 --- NYY E. Howard M. Grant 2% 80% Single to CF
t6 2-0 1 1-- NYY P. Linz M. Grant 2% 82% Single to CF; Howard to 2B
t6 2-0 1 12- O NYY W. Ford M. Grant -3% 79% Flyball: 1B
t6 2-0 2 12- NYY C. Boyer M. Grant 2% 81% Single to RF; Linz to 2B; Howard to 3B
t6 2-0 2 123 O NYY B. Richardson M. Grant -5% 77% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 8-9-1
b6 0-2 0 --- CLE J. Azcue W. Ford -6% 71% Walk
b6 0-2 0 1-- O CLE M. Grant W. Ford 5% 76% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
b6 0-2 1 1-- OO CLE D. Howser W. Ford 7% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 3-4-5
t7 2-0 0 --- O NYY T. Tresh M. Grant -1% 82% Flyball: CF
t7 2-0 1 --- O NYY M. Mantle M. Grant -1% 81% Foul Flyball: 1B
t7 2-0 2 --- O NYY R. Maris M. Grant -1% 80% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 2-3-4
b7 0-2 0 --- O CLE V. Davalillo W. Ford 4% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 0-2 1 --- O CLE W. Held W. Ford 2% 86% Groundout: P-1B
b7 0-2 2 --- CLE J. Adcock W. Ford -2% 84% Walk
b7 0-2 2 1-- CLE T. Francona W. Ford -4% 81% Walk; Adcock to 2B
Gene Green pinch hits for Max Alvis (3B) batting 6th
b7 0-2 2 12- O CLE G. Green W. Ford 7% 88% Strikeout (foul bunt)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 2, Indians 0.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 6-7-8
Woodie Held moves from RF to 3B
Gene Green moves from PH to RF
t8 2-0 0 --- NYY J. Pepitone M. Grant 2% 90% Single to RF
t8 2-0 0 1-- RR NYY E. Howard M. Grant 8% 97% Home Run (Line Drive); Pepitone Scores
t8 4-0 0 --- O NYY P. Linz M. Grant -0% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 4-0 1 --- O NYY W. Ford M. Grant -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 4-0 2 --- O NYY C. Boyer M. Grant -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 7-8-9
b8 0-4 0 --- O CLE J. Kindall W. Ford 1% 98% Flyball: RF
b8 0-4 1 --- CLE J. Azcue W. Ford -1% 96% Single (Short CF)
Al Luplow pinch hits for Mudcat Grant (P) batting 9th
b8 0-4 1 1-- CLE A. Luplow W. Ford -1% 95% Azcue Picked off 1B, safe on E1; Azcue to 3B
b8 0-4 1 --3 O CLE A. Luplow W. Ford 2% 98% Strikeout
b8 0-4 2 --3 O CLE D. Howser W. Ford 1% 99% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Indians 0.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Bob Allen facing 2-3-4
Bob Allen replaces Al Luplow (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-0 0 --- O NYY B. Richardson B. Allen -0% 99% Lineout: CF (Deep CF)
t9 4-0 1 --- O NYY T. Tresh B. Allen -0% 99% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 4-0 2 --- NYY M. Mantle B. Allen 0% 99% Single to RF
t9 4-0 2 1-- O NYY R. Maris B. Allen -0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 2-3-4
b9 0-4 0 --- CLE V. Davalillo W. Ford -2% 97% Single to C
b9 0-4 0 1-- O CLE W. Held W. Ford 2% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B; Davalillo to 2B
b9 0-4 1 -2- O CLE J. Adcock W. Ford 1% 100% Fielder's Choice SS; Davalillo out at 3B/SS-3B
Pedro Ramos pinch runs for Joe Adcock (1B) batting 4th
b9 0-4 2 1-- O CLE T. Francona W. Ford 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Indians 0.

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