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NYY
@BAL
5
4
WSA
@BOS
3
4
 
(10)
DET
@CLE
3
6
DET
@CLE
1
3
LAA
@KCA
6
7
CHW
@MIN
8
3
HOU
@CHC
3
4
SFG
@LAD
3
5
MLN
@NYM
4
6
 
(16)
STL
@PHI
7
3
CIN
@PIT
4
6
Sunday, September 1, 1963,
, Cleveland Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:23
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Tigers
3
65-68
 Lost 1 
5th, 23 GB
at Indians
6
66-73
 Won 1 
6th, 24 GB
W: Dick Donovan (11-11)
L: Don Mossi (7-7)
S: Gary Bell (5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  3    3 10  2
Indians         5  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  X    6  5  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Bruton CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .266 .341 .381 .722 0.038 0.59 0.058 -0.020 0.3 0 0
Dick McAuliffe SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .265 .341 .388 .729 -0.120 0.81 0.000 -0.120 -1.7 0 5 2·GDP
Al Kaline RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .321 .382 .524 .906 0.005 0.41 0.024 -0.019 0.6 0 0 2B
Rocky Colavito LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .273 .369 .447 .816 -0.062 0.62 0.000 -0.062 -1.5 2 0
Norm Cash 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .273 .388 .476 .864 -0.018 0.23 0.003 -0.021 0.4 9 0
Bubba Phillips 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .256 .281 .316 .597 -0.012 0.22 0.006 -0.018 -0.5 2 1
Bill Freehan C 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .233 .327 .390 .717 -0.007 0.17 0.008 -0.015 1.6 7 1 HR
George Smith 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .228 .297 .315 .612 -0.023 0.29 0.000 -0.023 -0.5 4 1
   Whitey Herzog PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .140 .302 .220 .522 0.008 0.27 0.008 0.000 0.2
Don Mossi P 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 .211 .318 .263 .581 0.032 0.35 0.032 0.000 0.6 0 1
   Gates Brown PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .283 .339 .415 .754 -0.005 0.22 0.000 -0.005 -0.2
   Bill Faul P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .115 .148 .192 .340 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   George Thomas PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .239 .284 .358 .642 -0.011 0.40 0.000 -0.011 -0.3
Team Totals 35 3 10 3 1 3 36 .286 .306 .400 .706 -0.175 0.40 0.139 -0.314 -1.0 24 9
2B: A Kaline (22, off D Donovan).
HR: B Freehan (8, off D Donovan, 9th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: B Freehan 5; A Kaline 3; D Mossi 2; B Phillips; W Herzog; N Cash; B Bruton.
GIDP: D McAuliffe 2 (11).
RBI: B Freehan 2 (26); N Cash (71).
2-out RBI: B Freehan 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
E: B Freehan (3); B Phillips (13).

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Woodie Held LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .238 .341 .414 .756 0.032 0.28 0.037 -0.006 0.5 1 0
Larry Brown SS 1 0 0 0 1 0 4 .246 .309 .345 .654 -0.016 0.41 0.003 -0.018 -0.3 4 3 2·SH
Vic Davalillo CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .308 .333 .450 .783 -0.034 0.39 0.004 -0.038 -0.7 6 0
Joe Adcock 1B 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .238 .312 .383 .696 -0.002 0.41 0.010 -0.011 -0.3 10 0
Max Alvis 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .274 .326 .465 .792 0.104 0.48 0.110 -0.006 0.6 0 1 2B
John Romano C 2 2 0 0 2 1 4 .221 .326 .381 .706 0.020 0.30 0.027 -0.007 0.9 2 1 SB
Mike de la Hoz 2B 3 1 2 4 0 0 3 .252 .300 .443 .743 0.238 0.86 0.240 -0.002 3.3 2 2 HR
   Jerry Kindall 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .202 .261 .298 .559 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 1 1
Willie Tasby RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .234 .309 .387 .696 -0.009 0.08 0.000 -0.009 -0.6 1 0
Dick Donovan P 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .141 .167 .203 .370 -0.009 0.09 0.000 -0.009 -0.6 0 2
   Gary Bell P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .087 .125 .087 .212 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 28 6 5 5 6 6 36 .179 .324 .321 .645 0.324 0.34 0.431 -0.106 2.4 27 10
2B: M Alvis (31, off D Mossi).
HR: M de la Hoz (5, off D Mossi, 1st inn, 3 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: L Brown 2 (7, 2 off D Mossi).
TB: M de la Hoz 5; M Alvis 3; W Held.
RBI: M de la Hoz 4 (24); M Alvis (57).
2-out RBI: M de la Hoz 4; M Alvis.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. M de la Hoz-L Brown-J Adcock; D Donovan-L Brown-J Adcock.
PB: J Romano (5).
Baserunning
SB: J Romano (4, 2nd base off B Faul/B Freehan).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Mossi, L (7-7) 7 5 5 0 5 4 1 3.56 32 56 -0.323 0.40 -1.9
Bill Faul 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 4.81 4 0 0 -0.002 0.02 -0.6
Team Totals 8 5 6 0 6 6 1 0.00 36 56 0 0 -0.325 0.34 -2.4

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Donovan, W (11-11) 8.2 10 3 3 1 2 1 4.18 35 53 0.165 0.40 0.8
Gary Bell, S (5) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2.68 1 1 0 0.010 0.38 0.2
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 1 3 1 3.00 36 53 1 0 0.175 0.40 1.0
Balks: B Faul (3).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Al Smith, 1B - Ed Runge, 2B - Lou DiMuro, 3B - Johnny Stevens.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Cleveland Indians
1 Bill Bruton CF 1 Woodie Held LF
2 Dick McAuliffe SS 2 Larry Brown SS
3 Al Kaline RF 3 Vic Davalillo CF
4 Rocky Colavito LF 4 Joe Adcock 1B
5 Norm Cash 1B 5 Max Alvis 3B
6 Bubba Phillips 3B 6 John Romano C
7 Bill Freehan C 7 Mike de la Hoz 2B
8 George Smith 2B 8 Willie Tasby RF
9 Don Mossi P 9 Dick Donovan P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 1-0 2 123 RRRR CLE M. de la Hoz D. Mossi 24% 91% Home Run; Adcock Scores/unER; Alvis Scores/unER; Romano Scores/unER; de la Hoz Scores/unER
b1 0-0 2 12- R CLE M. Alvis D. Mossi 11% 65% Single to LF; Adcock to 2B; Held Scores/unER
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO DET D. McAuliffe D. Donovan 7% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
t3 0-5 2 123 O DET R. Colavito D. Donovan 4% 94% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 0 --- DET B. Bruton D. Donovan -4% 46% Walk

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Dick Donovan facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- DET B. Bruton D. Donovan -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO DET D. McAuliffe D. Donovan 7% 54% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O DET A. Kaline D. Donovan 1% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- CLE W. Held D. Mossi 4% 58% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
b1 0-0 0 1-- O CLE L. Brown D. Mossi -2% 57% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Held to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- O CLE V. Davalillo D. Mossi -3% 53% Popfly: 2B
b1 0-0 2 -2- CLE J. Adcock D. Mossi 1% 54% Walk
b1 0-0 2 12- R CLE M. Alvis D. Mossi 11% 65% Single to LF; Adcock to 2B; Held Scores/unER
b1 1-0 2 12- CLE J. Romano D. Mossi 2% 67% Walk; Adcock to 3B; Alvis to 2B
b1 1-0 2 123 RRRR CLE M. de la Hoz D. Mossi 24% 91% Home Run; Adcock Scores/unER; Alvis Scores/unER; Romano Scores/unER; de la Hoz Scores/unER
b1 5-0 2 --- O CLE W. Tasby D. Mossi -0% 91% Flyball: LF
5 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Dick Donovan facing 4-5-6
t2 0-5 0 --- O DET R. Colavito D. Donovan 1% 92% Strikeout
t2 0-5 1 --- O DET N. Cash D. Donovan 1% 93% Popfly: SS
t2 0-5 2 --- DET B. Phillips D. Donovan -1% 92% Single to LF
t2 0-5 2 1-- O DET B. Freehan D. Donovan 1% 93% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 9-1-2
b2 5-0 0 --- O CLE D. Donovan D. Mossi -0% 93% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 5-0 1 --- O CLE W. Held D. Mossi -0% 92% Foul Flyball: C
b2 5-0 2 --- CLE L. Brown D. Mossi 0% 93% Walk
b2 5-0 2 1-- CLE V. Davalillo D. Mossi 0% 93% Walk; Brown to 2B
b2 5-0 2 12- O CLE J. Adcock D. Mossi -1% 92% Groundout: 3B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Dick Donovan facing 8-9-1
t3 0-5 0 --- O DET G. Smith D. Donovan 1% 93% Flyball: CF
t3 0-5 1 --- DET D. Mossi D. Donovan -1% 92% Single to CF
t3 0-5 1 1-- DET B. Bruton D. Donovan -2% 90% Single to RF; Mossi to 2B
t3 0-5 1 12- O DET D. McAuliffe D. Donovan 3% 92% Flyball: LF
t3 0-5 2 12- DET A. Kaline D. Donovan -2% 90% Single to 3B; Bruton to 2B; Mossi to 3B
t3 0-5 2 123 O DET R. Colavito D. Donovan 4% 94% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 5-6-7
b3 5-0 0 --- O CLE M. Alvis D. Mossi -0% 94% Popfly: 1B
b3 5-0 1 --- O CLE J. Romano D. Mossi -0% 94% Strikeout
b3 5-0 2 --- CLE M. de la Hoz D. Mossi 0% 94% Single to LF
b3 5-0 2 1-- O CLE W. Tasby D. Mossi -0% 93% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Dick Donovan facing 5-6-7
t4 0-5 0 --- O DET N. Cash D. Donovan 1% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 0-5 1 --- O DET B. Phillips D. Donovan 1% 95% Flyball: CF
t4 0-5 2 --- DET B. Freehan D. Donovan -1% 95% Single to CF
t4 0-5 2 1-- O DET G. Smith D. Donovan 1% 96% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 9-1-2
b4 5-0 0 --- O CLE D. Donovan D. Mossi -0% 95% Popfly: 3B
b4 5-0 1 --- O CLE W. Held D. Mossi -0% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
b4 5-0 2 --- O CLE L. Brown D. Mossi -0% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Dick Donovan facing 9-1-2
t5 0-5 0 --- DET D. Mossi D. Donovan -2% 93% Single to CF
t5 0-5 0 1-- O DET B. Bruton D. Donovan 2% 95% Flyball: CF
t5 0-5 1 1-- OO DET D. McAuliffe D. Donovan 2% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 3-4-5
b5 5-0 0 --- O CLE V. Davalillo D. Mossi -0% 97% Flyball: LF
b5 5-0 1 --- O CLE J. Adcock D. Mossi -0% 96% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b5 5-0 2 --- CLE M. Alvis D. Mossi 0% 97% Double to LF
b5 5-0 2 -2- O CLE J. Romano D. Mossi -0% 96% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Dick Donovan facing 3-4-5
t6 0-5 0 --- O DET A. Kaline D. Donovan 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-5 1 --- O DET R. Colavito D. Donovan 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-5 2 --- O DET N. Cash D. Donovan 0% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 7-8-9
b6 5-0 0 --- O CLE M. de la Hoz D. Mossi -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-0 1 --- O CLE W. Tasby D. Mossi -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 5-0 2 --- O CLE D. Donovan D. Mossi -0% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Dick Donovan facing 6-7-8
t7 0-5 0 --- O DET B. Phillips D. Donovan 1% 98% Flyball: CF
t7 0-5 1 --- O DET B. Freehan D. Donovan 0% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
t7 0-5 2 --- O DET G. Smith D. Donovan 0% 99% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Tigers' Don Mossi facing 1-2-3
b7 5-0 0 --- CLE W. Held D. Mossi 0% 99% Single to RF
b7 5-0 0 1-- O CLE L. Brown D. Mossi -0% 99% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Held to 2B
b7 5-0 1 -2- O CLE V. Davalillo D. Mossi -0% 99% Strikeout
b7 5-0 2 -2- CLE J. Adcock D. Mossi 0% 99% Walk
b7 5-0 2 12- O CLE M. Alvis D. Mossi -0% 99% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 5.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Dick Donovan facing 9-1-2
Jerry Kindall replaces Mike de la Hoz playing 2B batting 7th
Gates Brown pinch hits for Don Mossi (P) batting 9th
t8 0-5 0 --- O DET G. Brown D. Donovan 1% 99% Strikeout
t8 0-5 1 --- O DET B. Bruton D. Donovan 0% 99% Flyball: CF
t8 0-5 2 --- O DET D. McAuliffe D. Donovan 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Tigers' Bill Faul facing 6-7-8
Bill Faul replaces Gates Brown (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 5-0 0 --- CLE J. Romano B. Faul 0% 100% Walk
b8 5-0 0 1-- CLE J. Kindall B. Faul 0% 100% Romano Steals 2B; Romano to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
b8 5-0 0 --3 R CLE J. Kindall B. Faul 0% 100% Balk; Romano Scores/unER
b8 6-0 0 --- O CLE J. Kindall B. Faul -0% 100% Strikeout
b8 6-0 1 --- O CLE W. Tasby B. Faul -0% 100% Popfly: 2B
b8 6-0 2 --- O CLE D. Donovan B. Faul -0% 100% Strikeout
1 run, 0 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Indians 6.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-6, Indians' Dick Donovan facing 3-4-5
t9 0-6 0 --- DET A. Kaline D. Donovan -0% 99% Double to RF
t9 0-6 0 -2- O DET R. Colavito D. Donovan 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 0-6 1 -2- R DET N. Cash D. Donovan -0% 100% Single to RF; Kaline Scores
t9 1-6 1 1-- O DET B. Phillips D. Donovan 0% 100% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B
t9 1-6 2 1-- RR DET B. Freehan D. Donovan -0% 100% Home Run; Phillips Scores
Whitey Herzog pinch hits for George Smith (2B) batting 8th
t9 3-6 2 --- DET W. Herzog D. Donovan -1% 99% Single to LF
Gary Bell replaces Dick Donovan pitching and batting 9th
George Thomas pinch hits for Bill Faul (P) batting 9th
t9 3-6 2 1-- DET G. Thomas G. Bell -0% 99% Passed Ball; Herzog to 2B
t9 3-6 2 -2- O DET G. Thomas G. Bell 1% 100% Strikeout (C-1B)
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 3, Indians 6.

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