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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
0
4
BOS
@CHW
2
1
BAL
@CLE
1
5
BAL
@CLE
2
5
WSH
@DET
3
7
WSH
@DET
3
0
NYY
@KCA
7
3
NYY
@KCA
2
0
MLN
@BRO
7
9
MLN
@BRO
9
2
CIN
@NYG
6
4
CIN
@NYG
1
4
STL
@PHI
5
6
STL
@PHI
0
3
 
(6)
CHC
@PIT
5
12
CHC
@PIT
2
3
 
(10)
Sunday, July 24, 1955,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:18
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Senators
3
32-61
 Lost 4 
7th, 25 GB
at Tigers
7
50-42
 Won 4 
5th, 7½ GB
W: Jim Bunning (1-1)
L: Pedro Ramos (2-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Senators        0  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  2    3 10  1
Tigers          1  0  0   2  0  2   0  2  X    7 12  0

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 3 1 1 1 2 2 .207 .719 0.028 0.81 0.079 -0.051 1.0 0 2
Tom Umphlett CF 4 0 0 0 1 2 .212 .545 -0.100 0.94 0.007 -0.107 -1.0 6 0
Mickey Vernon 1B 5 0 1 0 0 0 .291 .827 -0.066 0.88 0.025 -0.091 -0.6 9 1
Roy Sievers LF 5 0 1 1 0 1 .251 .840 -0.017 0.84 0.068 -0.085 -0.4 0 0
Carlos Paula RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .292 .779 -0.005 0.67 0.036 -0.040 -0.2 2 0
Clint Courtney C 4 1 1 0 0 0 .304 .790 -0.102 1.01 0.003 -0.105 -0.5 2 0
Jerry Snyder 2B 4 0 3 0 0 1 .268 .632 0.062 0.43 0.066 -0.003 0.4 2 3
Jose Valdivielso SS 2 0 0 0 0 1 .241 .633 -0.053 1.02 0.000 -0.053 -0.5 2 2
   Mickey McDermott PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .186 .521 -0.025 1.09 0.000 -0.025 -0.4
   Bob Chakales P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Pete Runnels PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .671 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.3
Pedro Ramos P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .167 -0.047 0.88 0.000 -0.047 -0.5 1 1
   Ernie Oravetz PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .256 .596 0.028 0.73 0.028 0.000 0.4
   Bobby Kline SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .564 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Johnny Groth PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 .247 .699 0.001 0.01 0.001 0.000 1.1 3B
Team Totals 37 3 10 3 3 9 .270 .649 -0.298 0.79 0.313 -0.609 -1.4 24 10
3B: J Groth (5, off J Bunning).
TB: J Groth 3; J Snyder 3; C Paula; E Oravetz; E Yost; C Courtney; M Vernon; R Sievers.
RBI: J Groth (25); E Yost (23); R Sievers (55).
2-out RBI: E Yost; J Groth; R Sievers.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 3. M Vernon-J Valdivielso-M Vernon; B Kline-J Snyder-M Vernon; E Yost-J Snyder-M Vernon.
E: P Ramos (1).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Harvey Kuenn SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 .324 .801 -0.030 0.71 0.038 -0.069 -0.3 1 1
Bill Tuttle CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .268 .730 0.027 0.86 0.089 -0.062 -0.4 2 0 2·GDP
Al Kaline RF 3 2 2 2 0 1 .367 1.062 0.073 0.61 0.107 -0.034 1.2 2 0 HR,SF
Earl Torgeson 1B 4 3 3 1 0 0 .266 .751 0.061 0.42 0.105 -0.043 2.4 5 1 HR,2B,SB,GDP
Ray Boone 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .293 .858 -0.052 0.49 0.000 -0.052 -1.5 1 2
Jim Delsing LF 3 1 1 2 1 0 .262 .783 0.084 0.42 0.105 -0.021 1.9 4 0 HR,SB
Frank House C 3 0 1 1 0 0 .242 .692 -0.001 0.14 0.009 -0.009 0.1 10 0 HBP
Fred Hatfield 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .233 .675 0.072 0.49 0.087 -0.016 0.1 1 0 2B
Jim Bunning P 3 0 1 0 0 0 .167 .333 -0.030 0.46 0.014 -0.043 -0.3 1 2
   Babe Birrer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 1.444 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 7 12 6 1 2 .375 1.119 0.204 0.52 0.554 -0.349 3.1 27 6
2B: E Torgeson (8, off P Ramos); F Hatfield (8, off P Ramos).
HR: J Delsing (10, off P Ramos; 6th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF); E Torgeson (5, off P Ramos; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); A Kaline (22, off P Ramos; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: A Kaline (3, off P Ramos).
HBP: F House (2, by P Ramos).
TB: E Torgeson 7; A Kaline 5; J Delsing 4; F Hatfield 2; H Kuenn 2; B Tuttle; J Bunning; F House.
GIDP: B Tuttle 2 (18); E Torgeson (8).
RBI: J Delsing 2 (53); A Kaline 2 (75); F House (29); E Torgeson (37).
2-out RBI: J Delsing 2.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 8.
Baserunning
SB: J Delsing (2, 2nd base off B Chakales/C Courtney); E Torgeson (8, 3rd base off B Chakales/C Courtney).
Pickoffs: F Hatfield (2nd base by P Ramos).

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Pedro Ramos, L (2-1) 6 9 5 5 0 2 3 3.59 26 36 -0.202 0.69 -2.1
Bob Chakales 2 3 2 2 1 0 0 4.95 9 0 0 -0.003 0.08 -1.0
Team Totals 8 12 7 7 1 2 3 7.88 35 36 0 0 -0.205 0.52 -3.1

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Bunning, W (1-1) 8.2 10 3 3 3 8 0 4.96 39 57 0.260 0.77 0.6
Babe Birrer, S (3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4.12 1 3 0 0.036 1.36 0.8
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 3 9 0 3.00 40 57 3 0 0.296 0.79 1.4
Balks: None.
WP: B Chakales (2).
HBP: P Ramos (5; F House).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: P Ramos (0; F Hatfield, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Rice, 1B - Larry Napp, 2B - Bill Grieve, 3B - Johnny Stevens.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Washington Senators         Detroit Tigers
1 Eddie Yost 3B 1 Harvey Kuenn SS
2 Tom Umphlett CF 2 Bill Tuttle CF
3 Mickey Vernon 1B 3 Al Kaline RF
4 Roy Sievers LF 4 Earl Torgeson 1B
5 Carlos Paula RF 5 Ray Boone 3B
6 Clint Courtney C 6 Jim Delsing LF
7 Jerry Snyder 2B 7 Frank House C
8 Jose Valdivielso SS 8 Fred Hatfield 2B
9 Pedro Ramos P 9 Jim Bunning P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 3-1 2 -2- RR DET J. Delsing P. Ramos 10% 95% Home Run; Torgeson Scores
b4 1-0 0 --- R DET A. Kaline P. Ramos 10% 79% Home Run
b1 0-0 0 1-- DET B. Tuttle P. Ramos 9% 67% Single to RF; Kuenn to 3B
b4 2-0 0 --- R DET E. Torgeson P. Ramos 7% 87% Home Run
t6 0-3 2 -2- R WSH R. Sievers J. Bunning -7% 82% Single to LF; Yost Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- WSH E. Yost J. Bunning -4% 46% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O WSH T. Umphlett J. Bunning 3% 50% Lineout: LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O WSH M. Vernon J. Bunning 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O WSH R. Sievers J. Bunning 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Pedro Ramos facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- DET H. Kuenn P. Ramos 4% 58% Single to RF
b1 0-0 0 1-- DET B. Tuttle P. Ramos 9% 67% Single to RF; Kuenn to 3B
b1 0-0 0 1-3 RO DET A. Kaline P. Ramos -2% 65% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Kuenn Scores
b1 1-0 1 1-- OO DET E. Torgeson P. Ramos -4% 61% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 5-6-7
t2 0-1 0 --- O WSH C. Paula J. Bunning 2% 63% Flyball: LF
t2 0-1 1 --- O WSH C. Courtney J. Bunning 2% 65% Flyball: SS
t2 0-1 2 --- WSH J. Snyder J. Bunning -1% 63% Single to LF
t2 0-1 2 1-- O WSH J. Valdivielso J. Bunning 2% 66% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Senators' Pedro Ramos facing 5-6-7
b2 1-0 0 --- O DET R. Boone P. Ramos -2% 64% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 1-0 1 --- O DET J. Delsing P. Ramos -1% 63% Flyball: SS
b2 1-0 2 --- O DET F. House P. Ramos -1% 62% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 9-1-2
t3 0-1 0 --- O WSH P. Ramos J. Bunning 3% 64% Strikeout
t3 0-1 1 --- O WSH E. Yost J. Bunning 2% 66% Strikeout
t3 0-1 2 --- O WSH T. Umphlett J. Bunning 1% 67% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Senators' Pedro Ramos facing 8-9-1
b3 1-0 0 --- DET F. Hatfield P. Ramos 6% 73% Double to LF
b3 1-0 0 -2- DET J. Bunning P. Ramos 3% 76% Hatfield Picked off 2B, safe on E1; Hatfield to 3B
b3 1-0 0 --3 O DET J. Bunning P. Ramos -4% 72% Groundout: P-1B
b3 1-0 1 --3 O DET H. Kuenn P. Ramos -6% 66% Flyball: CF
b3 1-0 2 --3 O DET B. Tuttle P. Ramos -4% 63% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 4th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 3-4-5
t4 0-1 0 --- O WSH M. Vernon J. Bunning 3% 66% Flyball: RF
t4 0-1 1 --- O WSH R. Sievers J. Bunning 2% 68% Flyball: RF
t4 0-1 2 --- O WSH C. Paula J. Bunning 1% 69% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 1-0, Senators' Pedro Ramos facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- R DET A. Kaline P. Ramos 10% 79% Home Run
b4 2-0 0 --- R DET E. Torgeson P. Ramos 7% 87% Home Run
b4 3-0 0 --- O DET R. Boone P. Ramos -1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 3-0 1 --- O DET J. Delsing P. Ramos -1% 85% Lineout: P
b4 3-0 2 --- DET F. House P. Ramos 1% 85% Single to CF
b4 3-0 2 1-- O DET F. Hatfield P. Ramos -1% 84% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 3.
Top of the 5th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 6-7-8
t5 0-3 0 --- O WSH C. Courtney J. Bunning 2% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 0-3 1 --- WSH J. Snyder J. Bunning -3% 84% Single to RF
t5 0-3 1 1-- O WSH J. Valdivielso J. Bunning 3% 87% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-3 2 1-- O WSH P. Ramos J. Bunning 2% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Senators' Pedro Ramos facing 9-1-2
b5 3-0 0 --- DET J. Bunning P. Ramos 1% 90% Single to LF
b5 3-0 0 1-- O DET H. Kuenn P. Ramos -1% 89% Flyball: CF
b5 3-0 1 1-- OO DET B. Tuttle P. Ramos -2% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Tigers 3.
Top of the 6th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 1-2-3
t6 0-3 0 --- WSH E. Yost J. Bunning -4% 83% Walk
t6 0-3 0 1-- O WSH T. Umphlett J. Bunning 4% 87% Strikeout
t6 0-3 1 1-- O WSH M. Vernon J. Bunning 2% 89% Groundout: 1B-P; Yost to 2B
t6 0-3 2 -2- R WSH R. Sievers J. Bunning -7% 82% Single to LF; Yost Scores
t6 1-3 2 1-- WSH C. Paula J. Bunning -4% 79% Single to CF; Sievers to 3B
t6 1-3 2 1-3 O WSH C. Courtney J. Bunning 7% 85% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-1, Senators' Pedro Ramos facing 3-4-5
b6 3-1 0 --- O DET A. Kaline P. Ramos -1% 84% Strikeout Looking
b6 3-1 1 --- DET E. Torgeson P. Ramos 2% 86% Double to RF
b6 3-1 1 -2- O DET R. Boone P. Ramos -2% 84% Strikeout Looking
b6 3-1 2 -2- RR DET J. Delsing P. Ramos 10% 95% Home Run; Torgeson Scores
b6 5-1 2 --- DET F. House P. Ramos 0% 95% Hit By Pitch
b6 5-1 2 1-- O DET F. Hatfield P. Ramos -0% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 5.
Top of the 7th, Senators Batting, Behind 1-5, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 7-8-9
t7 1-5 0 --- WSH J. Snyder J. Bunning -3% 92% Single to LF
Mickey McDermott pinch hits for Jose Valdivielso (SS) batting 8th
t7 1-5 0 1-- O WSH M. McDermott J. Bunning 2% 94% Strikeout Looking
Ernie Oravetz pinch hits for Pedro Ramos (P) batting 9th
t7 1-5 1 1-- WSH E. Oravetz J. Bunning -3% 91% Single to RF; Snyder to 2B
t7 1-5 1 12- O WSH E. Yost J. Bunning 3% 95% Strikeout
t7 1-5 2 12- O WSH T. Umphlett J. Bunning 2% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-1, Senators' Bob Chakales facing 9-1-2
Bob Chakales replaces Mickey McDermott (PH) pitching and batting 8th
Bobby Kline replaces Ernie Oravetz (PH) playing SS batting 9th
b7 5-1 0 --- O DET J. Bunning B. Chakales -0% 97% Flyball: CF
b7 5-1 1 --- DET H. Kuenn B. Chakales 0% 97% Single to CF (Short CF)
b7 5-1 1 1-- OO DET B. Tuttle B. Chakales -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 5.
Top of the 8th, Senators Batting, Behind 1-5, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 3-4-5
t8 1-5 0 --- O WSH M. Vernon J. Bunning 1% 98% Lineout: CF
t8 1-5 1 --- O WSH R. Sievers J. Bunning 1% 99% Lineout: 3B
t8 1-5 2 --- O WSH C. Paula J. Bunning 0% 99% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-1, Senators' Bob Chakales facing 3-4-5
b8 5-1 0 --- DET A. Kaline B. Chakales 0% 99% Single to 2B
b8 5-1 0 1-- DET E. Torgeson B. Chakales 0% 100% Single to RF; Kaline to 3B
b8 5-1 0 1-3 O DET R. Boone B. Chakales -0% 99% Flyball: RF
b8 5-1 1 1-3 R DET J. Delsing B. Chakales 0% 100% Walk, Wild Pitch; Kaline Scores/No RBI; Torgeson to 2B
b8 6-1 1 12- DET F. House B. Chakales 0% 100% Torgeson Steals 3B; Delsing Steals 2B
b8 6-1 1 -23 RO DET F. House B. Chakales 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B; Torgeson Scores; Delsing to 3B
b8 7-1 2 --3 O DET F. Hatfield B. Chakales -0% 100% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 1, Tigers 7.
Top of the 9th, Senators Batting, Behind 1-7, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 6-7-8
t9 1-7 0 --- WSH C. Courtney J. Bunning -0% 99% Single to LF
t9 1-7 0 1-- O WSH J. Snyder J. Bunning 0% 100% Strikeout
Pete Runnels pinch hits for Bob Chakales (P) batting 8th
t9 1-7 1 1-- O WSH P. Runnels J. Bunning 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
Johnny Groth pinch hits for Bobby Kline (SS) batting 9th
t9 1-7 2 1-- R WSH J. Groth J. Bunning -0% 100% Triple to CF; Courtney Scores
t9 2-7 2 --3 R WSH E. Yost J. Bunning -0% 100% Single to LF (Short LF); Groth Scores
t9 3-7 2 1-- WSH T. Umphlett J. Bunning -1% 99% Walk; Yost to 2B
t9 3-7 2 12- WSH M. Vernon J. Bunning -3% 96% Single to RF; Yost to 3B; Umphlett to 2B
Babe Birrer replaces Jim Bunning pitching and batting 9th
t9 3-7 2 123 O WSH R. Sievers B. Birrer 4% 100% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Senators 3, Tigers 7.

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