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Standings
WSH
@CLE
3
5
NYY
@DET
3
6
NYY
@DET
12
5
Monday, August 20, 1951,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 29,540, Time of Game: 2:05
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Yankees
12
74-44
 Won 1 
2nd, 1 GB
at Tigers
5
56-61
 Lost 1 
5th, 18½ GB
W: Joe Ostrowski (5-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         2  0  0   8  0  0   0  0  2   12 10  2
Tigers          0  3  0   0  0  0   0  2  0    5 10  2

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Phil Rizzuto SS 4 2 2 1 1 0 .285 .725 0.175 0.86 0.176 -0.002 1.4 0 3 SB
Gil McDougald 2B 4 1 1 1 1 0 .313 .900 -0.019 0.88 0.082 -0.101 0.2 5 2 2B
Bobby Brown 3B 4 2 1 0 1 0 .284 .803 0.050 0.69 0.085 -0.035 0.1 0 1
Joe DiMaggio CF 3 2 1 3 2 1 .264 .803 0.123 0.77 0.150 -0.027 2.2 6 0
Yogi Berra C 4 2 1 3 1 0 .301 .862 0.016 0.61 0.056 -0.040 1.1 2 0 HR,GDP
Gene Woodling LF 3 1 3 2 0 0 .268 .814 0.149 1.01 0.149 0.000 2.9 0 0 3B
   Bob Cerv RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .583 -0.001 0.01 0.000 -0.001 -0.4 2 0
Joe Collins 1B 5 1 1 1 0 0 .293 .858 0.092 0.74 0.155 -0.062 -0.1 8 1 GDP
Hank Bauer RF-LF 4 1 0 1 0 2 .300 .847 0.070 0.45 0.072 -0.002 0.2 3 0 SH
Joe Ostrowski P 3 0 0 0 1 0 .045 .205 -0.021 0.62 0.000 -0.022 -0.2 1 2
Team Totals 36 12 10 12 7 3 .278 .840 0.634 0.70 0.925 -0.292 7.3 27 9
2B: G McDougald (22, off F Hutchinson).
3B: G Woodling (6, off H White).
HR: Y Berra (20, off H White; 9th inn, 1 on, 0 outs).
SH: H Bauer (2, off F Hutchinson).
TB: G Woodling 5; Y Berra 4; G McDougald 2; P Rizzuto 2; J Collins; B Brown; J DiMaggio.
GIDP: Y Berra (12); J Collins (5).
RBI: Y Berra 3 (70); J DiMaggio 3 (53); G Woodling 2 (53); H Bauer (45); G McDougald (46); J Collins (38); P Rizzuto (35).
2-out RBI: G Woodling 2.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 5 for 10.
Fielding
E: G McDougald (12); B Cerv (2).
Baserunning
SB: P Rizzuto (14, 2nd base off F Hutchinson/J Ginsberg).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Neil Berry SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .559 -0.055 0.43 0.000 -0.055 -1.4 3 4
Pat Mullin LF 5 1 1 0 0 2 .295 .911 -0.032 0.31 0.004 -0.036 -0.4 0 0
George Kell 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .334 .806 -0.029 0.28 0.000 -0.029 -0.7 1 2 SH
Bud Souchock RF 4 2 2 2 0 0 .268 .924 0.097 0.37 0.107 -0.010 1.4 1 0 HR
Johnny Groth CF 4 1 3 0 0 0 .295 .747 0.049 0.37 0.054 -0.004 1.0 4 0
Don Kolloway 1B 4 0 1 1 0 0 .285 .671 -0.046 0.59 0.005 -0.050 -0.3 11 1
Jerry Priddy 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .269 .723 0.137 0.48 0.154 -0.017 0.5 3 3 3B
Joe Ginsberg C 3 0 0 1 0 0 .256 .741 0.013 0.45 0.022 -0.009 -0.5 3 0 SH
Fred Hutchinson P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .209 .503 -0.010 0.38 0.000 -0.010 -0.1 1 3
   Hal White P 2 0 2 0 0 0 .308 .692 0.008 0.10 0.008 0.000 0.5 0 1 2B
   Dick Kryhoski PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .291 .764 0.001 0.02 0.001 0.000 0.3
Team Totals 36 5 10 5 0 2 .278 .722 0.133 0.38 0.355 -0.220 0.3 27 14
2B: H White (1, off J Ostrowski).
3B: J Priddy (5, off J Ostrowski).
HR: B Souchock (9, off J Ostrowski; 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
SH: G Kell (9, off J Ostrowski); J Ginsberg (2, off J Ostrowski).
TB: B Souchock 5; J Priddy 3; J Groth 3; H White 3; D Kolloway; P Mullin.
RBI: B Souchock 2 (22); J Priddy (47); J Ginsberg (35); D Kolloway (16).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. N Berry-D Kolloway; D Kolloway-J Priddy.
E: J Ginsberg (8); P Mullin (7).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Ostrowski, W (5-3) 9 10 5 5 0 2 1 3.94 38 49 -0.133 0.38 -0.3
Team Totals 9 10 5 5 0 2 1 5.00 38 49 -0.133 0.38 -0.3

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Fred Hutchinson, L (8-7) 3.1 8 8 8 2 0 0 4.07 20 10 -0.537 1.29 -5.4
Hal White 5.2 2 4 4 5 3 1 5.14 24 2 2 -0.096 0.18 -2.0
Team Totals 9 10 12 12 7 3 1 12.00 44 10 2 2 -0.633 0.70 -7.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Charlie Berry, 1B - Eddie Rommel, 2B - (none), 3B - Larry Napp.
Time of Game: 2:05.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Detroit Tigers
1 Phil Rizzuto SS 1 Neil Berry SS
2 Gil McDougald 2B 2 Pat Mullin LF
3 Bobby Brown 3B 3 George Kell 3B
4 Joe DiMaggio CF 4 Bud Souchock RF
5 Yogi Berra C 5 Johnny Groth CF
6 Gene Woodling LF 6 Don Kolloway 1B
7 Joe Collins 1B 7 Jerry Priddy 2B
8 Hank Bauer RF 8 Joe Ginsberg C
9 Joe Ostrowski P 9 Fred Hutchinson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 2-3 0 12- R NYY J. Collins F. Hutchinson 15% 65% Single; Woodling to 3B; Berra Scores
b2 1-2 1 1-- R DET J. Priddy J. Ostrowski -15% 40% Triple; Groth Scores
t1 0-0 1 -23 RR NYY J. DiMaggio F. Hutchinson 10% 69% Single; Rizzuto Scores; Brown Scores
b2 0-2 0 --- R DET B. Souchock J. Ostrowski -10% 56% Home Run
t1 0-0 1 1-- NYY B. Brown F. Hutchinson 8% 58% Single; Rizzuto to 3B; Brown to 2B/Adv on throw

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, Tigers' Fred Hutchinson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYY P. Rizzuto F. Hutchinson 4% 54% Single
t1 0-0 0 1-- O NYY G. McDougald F. Hutchinson -3% 50% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- NYY B. Brown F. Hutchinson 8% 58% Single; Rizzuto to 3B; Brown to 2B/Adv on throw
t1 0-0 1 -23 RR NYY J. DiMaggio F. Hutchinson 10% 69% Single; Rizzuto Scores; Brown Scores
t1 2-0 1 1-- OO NYY Y. Berra F. Hutchinson -4% 65% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-2B
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Joe Ostrowski facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- O DET N. Berry J. Ostrowski 2% 67% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-2 1 --- O DET P. Mullin J. Ostrowski 2% 69% Strikeout
b1 0-2 2 --- O DET G. Kell J. Ostrowski 1% 70% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Fred Hutchinson facing 6-7-8
t2 2-0 0 --- NYY G. Woodling F. Hutchinson 3% 72% Single
t2 2-0 0 1-- OO NYY J. Collins F. Hutchinson -6% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t2 2-0 2 --- NYY H. Bauer F. Hutchinson 1% 68% Reached on E7 (Fly Ball)
t2 2-0 2 1-- O NYY J. Ostrowski F. Hutchinson -2% 66% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Joe Ostrowski facing 4-5-6
b2 0-2 0 --- R DET B. Souchock J. Ostrowski -10% 56% Home Run
b2 1-2 0 --- DET J. Groth J. Ostrowski -4% 52% Single
b2 1-2 0 1-- O DET D. Kolloway J. Ostrowski 4% 55% Flyball: CF
b2 1-2 1 1-- R DET J. Priddy J. Ostrowski -15% 40% Triple; Groth Scores
b2 2-2 1 --3 RO DET J. Ginsberg J. Ostrowski -2% 38% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Priddy Scores
b2 3-2 2 --- O DET F. Hutchinson J. Ostrowski 1% 39% Groundout: 1B-P
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Fred Hutchinson facing 1-2-3
t3 2-3 0 --- NYY P. Rizzuto F. Hutchinson 4% 43% Walk
t3 2-3 0 1-- NYY G. McDougald F. Hutchinson 3% 46% Rizzuto Steals 2B
t3 2-3 0 -2- O NYY G. McDougald F. Hutchinson -7% 39% Fielder's Choice P; Rizzuto out at 3B/P-3B-2B-3B
t3 2-3 1 1-- O NYY B. Brown F. Hutchinson -3% 36% Popfly: P
t3 2-3 2 1-- O NYY J. DiMaggio F. Hutchinson -3% 33% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-2, Yankees' Joe Ostrowski facing 1-2-3
b3 3-2 0 --- O DET N. Berry J. Ostrowski 2% 35% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 3-2 1 --- O DET P. Mullin J. Ostrowski 2% 37% Popfly: 2B
b3 3-2 2 --- O DET G. Kell J. Ostrowski 1% 38% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Tigers 3.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Tigers' Fred Hutchinson facing 5-6-7
t4 2-3 0 --- NYY Y. Berra F. Hutchinson 5% 42% Walk
t4 2-3 0 1-- NYY G. Woodling F. Hutchinson 7% 49% Single; Berra to 2B
t4 2-3 0 12- R NYY J. Collins F. Hutchinson 15% 65% Single; Woodling to 3B; Berra Scores
t4 3-3 0 1-3 R NYY H. Bauer F. Hutchinson 6% 71% Reached on E2 (throw)/Sacrifice Bunt; Collins to 2B; Woodling Scores
t4 4-3 0 12- O NYY J. Ostrowski F. Hutchinson -0% 71% Groundout: P-1B; Bauer to 2B; Collins to 3B
t4 4-3 1 -23 R NYY P. Rizzuto F. Hutchinson 7% 78% Single; Collins Scores; Bauer to 3B
t4 5-3 1 1-3 R NYY G. McDougald F. Hutchinson 8% 86% Double; Bauer Scores; Rizzuto to 3B
Hal White replaces Fred Hutchinson pitching and batting 9th
t4 6-3 1 -23 NYY B. Brown H. White 0% 87% Walk
t4 6-3 1 123 R NYY J. DiMaggio H. White 5% 91% Walk; Rizzuto Scores; McDougald to 3B; Brown to 2B
t4 7-3 1 123 RO NYY Y. Berra H. White 1% 92% Flyball: CF; McDougald Scores
t4 8-3 2 12- RR NYY G. Woodling H. White 5% 97% Triple; DiMaggio Scores; Brown Scores
t4 10-3 2 --3 O NYY J. Collins H. White -0% 96% Popfly: SS
8 runs, 5 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 10, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-10, Yankees' Joe Ostrowski facing 4-5-6
Hank Bauer moves from RF to LF
Bob Cerv replaces Gene Woodling (LF) playing RF batting 6th
b4 3-10 0 --- O DET B. Souchock J. Ostrowski 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 3-10 1 --- O DET J. Groth J. Ostrowski 0% 98% Popfly: 2B
b4 3-10 2 --- DET D. Kolloway J. Ostrowski -0% 97% Single to RF; Kolloway to 2B/Adv on E9
b4 3-10 2 -2- O DET J. Priddy J. Ostrowski 1% 98% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 10, Tigers 3.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 10-3, Tigers' Hal White facing 8-9-1
t5 10-3 0 --- O NYY H. Bauer H. White -0% 98% Strikeout
t5 10-3 1 --- O NYY J. Ostrowski H. White -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 10-3 2 --- O NYY P. Rizzuto H. White -0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 10, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-10, Yankees' Joe Ostrowski facing 8-9-1
b5 3-10 0 --- O DET J. Ginsberg J. Ostrowski 1% 98% Flyball: CF
b5 3-10 1 --- DET H. White J. Ostrowski -1% 97% Single
b5 3-10 1 1-- O DET N. Berry J. Ostrowski 1% 98% Flyball: CF
b5 3-10 2 1-- O DET P. Mullin J. Ostrowski 0% 99% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 10, Tigers 3.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 10-3, Tigers' Hal White facing 2-3-4
t6 10-3 0 --- O NYY G. McDougald H. White -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 10-3 1 --- O NYY B. Brown H. White -0% 98% Flyball: CF
t6 10-3 2 --- O NYY J. DiMaggio H. White -0% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 10, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-10, Yankees' Joe Ostrowski facing 3-4-5
b6 3-10 0 --- O DET G. Kell J. Ostrowski 0% 99% Flyball: RF
b6 3-10 1 --- O DET B. Souchock J. Ostrowski 0% 99% Flyball: LF
b6 3-10 2 --- DET J. Groth J. Ostrowski -0% 99% Single
b6 3-10 2 1-- O DET D. Kolloway J. Ostrowski 0% 99% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 10, Tigers 3.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 10-3, Tigers' Hal White facing 5-6-7
t7 10-3 0 --- O NYY Y. Berra H. White -0% 99% Popfly: 2B
t7 10-3 1 --- O NYY B. Cerv H. White -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 10-3 2 --- O NYY J. Collins H. White -0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 10, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-10, Yankees' Joe Ostrowski facing 7-8-9
b7 3-10 0 --- O DET J. Priddy J. Ostrowski 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 3-10 1 --- O DET J. Ginsberg J. Ostrowski 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 3-10 2 --- DET H. White J. Ostrowski -0% 99% Double
b7 3-10 2 -2- O DET N. Berry J. Ostrowski 0% 100% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 10, Tigers 3.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 10-3, Tigers' Hal White facing 8-9-1
t8 10-3 0 --- O NYY H. Bauer H. White -0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 10-3 1 --- NYY J. Ostrowski H. White 0% 100% Walk
t8 10-3 1 1-- O NYY P. Rizzuto H. White -0% 100% Popfly: SS
t8 10-3 2 1-- NYY G. McDougald H. White 0% 100% Walk; Ostrowski to 2B
t8 10-3 2 12- O NYY B. Brown H. White -0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 10, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-10, Yankees' Joe Ostrowski facing 2-3-4
b8 3-10 0 --- DET P. Mullin J. Ostrowski -0% 99% Single
b8 3-10 0 1-- O DET G. Kell J. Ostrowski 0% 99% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Mullin to 2B
b8 3-10 1 -2- R DET B. Souchock J. Ostrowski -1% 99% Single; Mullin Scores
b8 4-10 1 1-- DET J. Groth J. Ostrowski -1% 98% Single; Souchock to 3B
b8 4-10 1 1-3 RO DET D. Kolloway J. Ostrowski 1% 99% Groundout: P-1B; Groth to 2B; Souchock Scores
b8 5-10 2 -2- O DET J. Priddy J. Ostrowski 1% 99% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 10, Tigers 5.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 10-5, Tigers' Hal White facing 4-5-6
t9 10-5 0 --- NYY J. DiMaggio H. White 0% 99% Walk
t9 10-5 0 1-- RR NYY Y. Berra H. White 0% 100% Home Run; DiMaggio Scores
t9 12-5 0 --- O NYY B. Cerv H. White -0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t9 12-5 1 --- O NYY J. Collins H. White -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 12-5 2 --- O NYY H. Bauer H. White -0% 100% Strikeout
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 12, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 5-12, Yankees' Joe Ostrowski facing 8-9-1
b9 5-12 0 --- O DET J. Ginsberg J. Ostrowski 0% 100% Flyball: LF
Dick Kryhoski pinch hits for Hal White (P) batting 9th
b9 5-12 1 --- DET D. Kryhoski J. Ostrowski -0% 100% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
b9 5-12 1 1-- O DET N. Berry J. Ostrowski 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 5-12 2 1-- O DET P. Mullin J. Ostrowski 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 12, Tigers 5.

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