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Scores
Standings
BAL
@BOS
7
10
CLE
@CHW
5
2
CLE
@CHW
2
4
KCA
@DET
9
5
KCA
@DET
1
10
NYY
@WSH
4
6
NYY
@WSH
8
3
CIN
@MLN
4
7
CIN
@MLN
7
6
BRO
@NYG
2
3
PHI
@PIT
4
1
PHI
@PIT
1
3
CHC
@STL
2
7
Sunday, July 10, 1955,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 23,751, Time of Game: 2:10
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Athletics
1
36-46
 Lost 1 
6th, 18 GB
at Tigers
10
41-40
 Won 1 
5th, 12½ GB
W: Ned Garver (7-9)
L: Vic Raschi (2-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  0    1  4  1
Tigers          2  5  1   1  0  1   0  0  X   10 12  0

Kansas City Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe DeMaestri SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .245 .274 .316 .590 -0.028 0.28 0.000 -0.028 -0.8 1 1
Bill Wilson RF-CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .239 .300 .472 .772 -0.019 0.19 0.000 -0.019 -0.8 3 0
Gus Zernial LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .251 .301 .489 .791 -0.010 0.12 0.001 -0.011 0.0 3 0
Harry Simpson CF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .293 .365 .465 .830 -0.025 0.49 0.000 -0.025 -0.5 1 0
   Bill Renna RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .234 .312 .390 .702 0.003 0.04 0.003 0.000 0.5 2 1
Vic Power 1B 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .305 .345 .500 .845 0.022 0.26 0.026 -0.004 -0.5 7 2
Jim Finigan 2B 3 1 1 1 0 1 3 .286 .358 .484 .841 -0.050 0.43 0.003 -0.053 0.0 1 0 HR,GDP
Hector Lopez 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .279 .323 .356 .680 -0.006 0.24 0.000 -0.006 -0.2 0 2
   Clete Boyer 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .222 .222 .222 .444 -0.002 0.04 0.000 -0.002 -0.5 1 1
Billy Shantz C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .292 .320 .340 .660 0.000 0.09 0.004 -0.004 -0.0 5 0
Vic Raschi P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .300 .316 .616 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Alex Kellner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .290 .353 .387 .740 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jack Littrell PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .192 .236 .231 .467 -0.002 0.08 0.000 -0.002 -0.1
   Arnie Portocarrero P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .077 .308 .385 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Lou Sleater PH-P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .182 .182 .182 .364 -0.004 0.08 0.000 -0.004 -0.5 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 4 1 1 7 31 .133 .161 .233 .395 -0.121 0.20 0.037 -0.158 -3.4 24 8
HR: J Finigan (9, off N Garver, 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: J Finigan 4; G Zernial; B Shantz; B Renna.
GIDP: J Finigan (10).
RBI: J Finigan (48).
2-out RBI: J Finigan.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
E: H Lopez (9).
Outfield Assists: B Renna (E Torgeson at home plate).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Harvey Kuenn SS 5 2 3 3 0 0 5 .320 .355 .436 .791 0.179 0.47 0.179 0.000 2.7 2 1 HR,2B
Bubba Phillips CF-LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .224 .279 .303 .582 -0.043 0.36 0.000 -0.043 -1.2 3 0
Al Kaline RF 3 3 1 0 2 0 5 .371 .447 .620 1.067 0.002 0.29 0.016 -0.013 0.7 1 0
Earl Torgeson 1B 4 2 3 1 1 1 5 .265 .387 .370 .757 0.075 0.43 0.075 0.000 2.6 7 0 SB
Ray Boone 3B 4 0 3 5 1 0 5 .279 .344 .454 .799 0.165 0.42 0.165 0.000 4.9 1 2 2B
Jim Delsing LF 3 0 0 1 0 2 3 .266 .358 .427 .785 -0.019 0.23 0.001 -0.020 -0.7 2 0
   Bill Tuttle PH-CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .270 .349 .393 .742 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.6 0 0
Frank House C 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .230 .278 .360 .639 0.025 0.18 0.027 -0.002 -0.4 7 0
Harry Malmberg 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .233 .313 .278 .592 -0.013 0.27 0.000 -0.013 -1.3 4 4 SH
Ned Garver P 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .178 .231 .200 .431 0.008 0.25 0.012 -0.003 -0.6 0 0
Team Totals 35 10 12 10 5 3 41 .343 .425 .486 .911 0.379 0.33 0.475 -0.094 6.1 27 7
2B: R Boone (5, off A Kellner); H Kuenn (19, off A Portocarrero).
HR: H Kuenn (4, off V Raschi, 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: H Malmberg (1, off A Portocarrero).
TB: H Kuenn 7; R Boone 4; E Torgeson 3; F House 2; A Kaline.
RBI: R Boone 5 (56); H Kuenn 3 (31); E Torgeson (32); J Delsing (49).
2-out RBI: R Boone 4; E Torgeson; H Kuenn.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 7 for 17.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Boone-H Malmberg-E Torgeson.
Baserunning
SB: E Torgeson (4, 2nd base off V Raschi/B Shantz).

Kansas City Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vic Raschi, L (2-3) 1.1 5 5 3 0 1 1 5.53 10 29 -0.250 0.78 -2.9
Alex Kellner 0.2 2 2 0 1 1 0 4.05 5 2 2 -0.119 0.89 -3.1
Arnie Portocarrero 3 2 2 2 3 0 0 5.56 14 0 0 -0.009 0.05 -0.5
Lou Sleater 3 3 1 1 1 1 0 7.83 12 0 0 -0.001 0.01 0.5
Team Totals 8 12 10 6 5 3 1 6.75 41 29 2 2 -0.379 0.33 -6.1

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ned Garver, W (7-9) 9 4 1 1 1 7 1 3.66 31 81 0.121 0.20 3.4
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 1 7 1 1.00 31 81 0.121 0.20 3.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Frank Umont, 1B - Eddie Rommel, 2B - Joe Paparella, 3B - Jim Honochick.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: 23,751.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Kansas City Athletics         Detroit Tigers
1 Joe DeMaestri SS 1 Harvey Kuenn SS
2 Bill Wilson RF 2 Bubba Phillips CF
3 Gus Zernial LF 3 Al Kaline RF
4 Harry Simpson CF 4 Earl Torgeson 1B
5 Vic Power 1B 5 Ray Boone 3B
6 Jim Finigan 2B 6 Jim Delsing LF
7 Hector Lopez 3B 7 Frank House C
8 Billy Shantz C 8 Harry Malmberg 2B
9 Vic Raschi P 9 Ned Garver P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 0 --- R DET H. Kuenn V. Raschi 10% 65% Home Run
b1 1-0 2 -2- R DET R. Boone V. Raschi 8% 72% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Torgeson Scores
b2 4-0 2 123 RRR DET R. Boone A. Kellner 8% 97% Double to LF; Kuenn Scores/unER; Kaline Scores/unER; Torgeson Scores/unER
b2 2-0 1 12- R DET H. Kuenn V. Raschi 7% 85% Single to CF; House Scores; Garver to 2B
b2 3-0 2 123 R DET E. Torgeson A. Kellner 5% 89% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Garver Scores/unER; Kuenn to 3B; Kaline to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O KCA J. DeMaestri N. Garver 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O KCA B. Wilson N. Garver 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O KCA G. Zernial N. Garver 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Vic Raschi facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- R DET H. Kuenn V. Raschi 10% 65% Home Run
b1 1-0 0 --- O DET B. Phillips V. Raschi -2% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 1-0 1 --- O DET A. Kaline V. Raschi -1% 62% Flyball: LF
b1 1-0 2 --- DET E. Torgeson V. Raschi 1% 63% Single to LF
b1 1-0 2 1-- DET R. Boone V. Raschi 1% 64% Torgeson Steals 2B
b1 1-0 2 -2- R DET R. Boone V. Raschi 8% 72% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Torgeson Scores
b1 2-0 2 1-- O DET J. Delsing V. Raschi -2% 70% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 2.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O KCA H. Simpson N. Garver 2% 73% Flyball: CF
t2 0-2 1 --- KCA V. Power N. Garver -3% 70% Walk
t2 0-2 1 1-- OO KCA J. Finigan N. Garver 5% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Vic Raschi facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- DET F. House V. Raschi 2% 78% Single to RF
b2 2-0 0 1-- O DET H. Malmberg V. Raschi -1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B; House to 2B
b2 2-0 1 -2- DET N. Garver V. Raschi 1% 78% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); House stays at 2B; Garver to 1B
b2 2-0 1 12- R DET H. Kuenn V. Raschi 7% 85% Single to CF; House Scores; Garver to 2B
Alex Kellner replaces Vic Raschi pitching and batting 9th
b2 3-0 1 12- O DET B. Phillips A. Kellner -2% 82% Flyball: RF
b2 3-0 2 12- DET A. Kaline A. Kellner 1% 84% Walk; Garver to 3B; Kuenn to 2B
b2 3-0 2 123 R DET E. Torgeson A. Kellner 5% 89% Single to SS (Ground Ball); Garver Scores/unER; Kuenn to 3B; Kaline to 2B
b2 4-0 2 123 RRR DET R. Boone A. Kellner 8% 97% Double to LF; Kuenn Scores/unER; Kaline Scores/unER; Torgeson Scores/unER
b2 7-0 2 -2- O DET J. Delsing A. Kellner -0% 97% Strikeout
5 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 7.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-7, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 7-8-9
t3 0-7 0 --- O KCA H. Lopez N. Garver 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-7 1 --- O KCA B. Shantz N. Garver 0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
Jack Littrell pinch hits for Alex Kellner (P) batting 9th
t3 0-7 2 --- O KCA J. Littrell N. Garver 0% 98% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 7.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-0, Athletics' Arnie Portocarrero facing 7-8-9
Arnie Portocarrero replaces Jack Littrell (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Clete Boyer replaces Hector Lopez playing 3B batting 7th
b3 7-0 0 --- DET F. House A. Portocarrero 0% 98% Walk
b3 7-0 0 1-- O DET H. Malmberg A. Portocarrero -0% 98% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; House to 2B
b3 7-0 1 -2- O DET N. Garver A. Portocarrero -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 7-0 2 -2- R DET H. Kuenn A. Portocarrero 1% 99% Double to LF; House Scores
b3 8-0 2 -2- O DET B. Phillips A. Portocarrero -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 8.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-8, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 1-2-3
t4 0-8 0 --- O KCA J. DeMaestri N. Garver 0% 99% Flyball: 2B
t4 0-8 1 --- O KCA B. Wilson N. Garver 0% 99% Flyball: LF
t4 0-8 2 --- O KCA G. Zernial N. Garver 0% 99% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 8.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 8-0, Athletics' Arnie Portocarrero facing 3-4-5
b4 8-0 0 --- DET A. Kaline A. Portocarrero 0% 99% Single to LF (Short LF)
b4 8-0 0 1-- DET E. Torgeson A. Portocarrero 0% 99% Walk; Kaline to 2B
b4 8-0 0 12- DET R. Boone A. Portocarrero 0% 100% Walk; Kaline to 3B; Torgeson to 2B
b4 8-0 0 123 RO DET J. Delsing A. Portocarrero 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Kaline Scores; Torgeson to 3B; Delsing to 1B
b4 9-0 1 1-3 O DET F. House A. Portocarrero -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
b4 9-0 2 1-3 O DET H. Malmberg A. Portocarrero -0% 99% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Tigers 9.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-9, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 4-5-6
t5 0-9 0 --- O KCA H. Simpson N. Garver 0% 100% Strikeout
t5 0-9 1 --- O KCA V. Power N. Garver 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t5 0-9 2 --- R KCA J. Finigan N. Garver -0% 99% Home Run
t5 1-9 2 --- O KCA C. Boyer N. Garver 0% 99% Lineout: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 9.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 9-1, Athletics' Arnie Portocarrero facing 9-1-2
Bill Wilson moves from RF to CF
Bill Renna replaces Harry Simpson (CF) playing RF batting 4th
b5 9-1 0 --- O DET N. Garver A. Portocarrero -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 9-1 1 --- O DET H. Kuenn A. Portocarrero -0% 99% Flyball: LF
b5 9-1 2 --- O DET B. Phillips A. Portocarrero -0% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 9.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-9, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 8-9-1
t6 1-9 0 --- KCA B. Shantz N. Garver -0% 99% Single to CF
Lou Sleater pinch hits for Arnie Portocarrero (P) batting 9th
t6 1-9 0 1-- O KCA L. Sleater N. Garver 0% 99% Flyball: 1B
t6 1-9 1 1-- O KCA J. DeMaestri N. Garver 0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; DeMaestri to 1B
t6 1-9 2 1-- O KCA B. Wilson N. Garver 0% 100% Foul Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 9.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 9-1, Athletics' Lou Sleater facing 3-4-5
Lou Sleater moves from PH to P
b6 9-1 0 --- DET A. Kaline L. Sleater 0% 100% Walk
b6 9-1 0 1-- DET E. Torgeson L. Sleater 0% 100% Single to LF; Kaline to 3B
b6 9-1 0 1-3 R DET R. Boone L. Sleater 0% 100% Single to LF; Kaline Scores; Torgeson to 2B
Bill Tuttle pinch hits for Jim Delsing (LF) batting 6th
b6 10-1 0 12- O DET B. Tuttle L. Sleater -0% 100% Flyball: RF
b6 10-1 1 12- O DET F. House L. Sleater -0% 100% Single to RF; Torgeson out at Hm/RF-C; Boone to 2B
b6 10-1 2 12- O DET H. Malmberg L. Sleater -0% 100% Flyball: RF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 10.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-10, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 3-4-5
Bubba Phillips moves from CF to LF
Bill Tuttle moves from PH to CF
t7 1-10 0 --- KCA G. Zernial N. Garver -0% 100% Single to LF
t7 1-10 0 1-- KCA B. Renna N. Garver -0% 99% Single to LF; Zernial to 2B
t7 1-10 0 12- O KCA V. Power N. Garver 0% 100% Flyball: 3B
t7 1-10 1 12- O KCA J. Finigan N. Garver 0% 100% Strikeout
t7 1-10 2 12- O KCA C. Boyer N. Garver 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 10.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 10-1, Athletics' Lou Sleater facing 9-1-2
b7 10-1 0 --- O DET N. Garver L. Sleater -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b7 10-1 1 --- O DET H. Kuenn L. Sleater 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
b7 10-1 2 --- O DET B. Phillips L. Sleater -0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 10.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-10, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 8-9-1
t8 1-10 0 --- O KCA B. Shantz N. Garver 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-10 1 --- O KCA L. Sleater N. Garver 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 1-10 2 --- O KCA J. DeMaestri N. Garver 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 10.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 10-1, Athletics' Lou Sleater facing 3-4-5
b8 10-1 0 --- O DET A. Kaline L. Sleater -0% 100% Flyball: CF
b8 10-1 1 --- O DET E. Torgeson L. Sleater 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 10-1 2 --- O DET R. Boone L. Sleater 0% 100% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 10.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-10, Tigers' Ned Garver facing 2-3-4
t9 1-10 0 --- O KCA B. Wilson N. Garver 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 1-10 1 --- O KCA G. Zernial N. Garver 0% 100% Strikeout
t9 1-10 2 --- O KCA B. Renna N. Garver 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Tigers 10.

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