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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
13
6
KCA
@CHW
4
5
 
(11)
CLE
@DET
0
7
BAL
@WSH
7
2
CHC
@CIN
2
11
BRO
@NYG
3
5
PHI
@PIT
12
3
MLN
@STL
2
3
Tuesday, August 16, 1955,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 47,545, Time of Game: 2:09
Indians
0
70-47
 Lost 2 
2nd, 1½ GB
at Tigers
7
61-55
 Won 1 
5th, 10 GB
W: Billy Hoeft (12-6)
L: Early Wynn (14-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  2  0
Tigers          0  3  0   0  0  3   0  1  X    7 13  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .308 .406 .480 .886 -0.039 0.39 0.000 -0.039 -0.3 2 0
Bobby Avila 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .267 .371 .377 .748 -0.003 0.42 0.024 -0.027 -0.4 6 4
Al Rosen 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .256 .366 .419 .785 -0.067 0.61 0.000 -0.067 -0.8 1 1 GDP
Ralph Kiner LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .251 .372 .445 .817 -0.033 0.44 0.000 -0.033 -0.4 0 0
Vic Wertz 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .240 .326 .480 .806 -0.042 0.56 0.000 -0.042 -0.6 11 1
Larry Doby CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .290 .368 .461 .829 -0.004 0.36 0.013 -0.016 -0.2 0 0
George Strickland SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .209 .301 .284 .585 -0.033 0.40 0.000 -0.033 -0.4 1 2
Jim Hegan C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .222 .301 .369 .670 -0.045 0.59 0.000 -0.045 -0.7 2 0
Early Wynn P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .191 .247 .279 .526 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Sal Maglie P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .122 .196 .122 .318 -0.014 0.57 0.000 -0.014 -0.2 0 0
   Hank Foiles PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .272 .367 .370 .737 -0.015 0.60 0.000 -0.015 -0.2
   Don Mossi P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .333 .143 .476 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Jose Santiago P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
   Hoot Evers PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .246 .310 .427 .737 0.000 0.01 0.000 0.000 -0.2
Team Totals 28 0 2 0 1 4 29 .071 .103 .071 .175 -0.295 0.46 0.037 -0.331 -4.4 24 11
TB: B Avila; L Doby.
GIDP: A Rosen (11).
Team LOB: 2.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
DP: 1. A Rosen-B Avila-V Wertz.

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 1 2 0 0 0 5 .324 .356 .439 .796 -0.052 0.59 0.021 -0.073 -0.3 2 3 2B
Bill Tuttle CF 4 1 3 4 1 0 5 .268 .347 .390 .737 0.086 0.65 0.101 -0.015 3.2 1 0 HR
Al Kaline RF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .346 .427 .570 .997 -0.068 0.54 0.002 -0.069 -1.2 4 0
Earl Torgeson 1B 3 1 1 0 2 0 5 .277 .388 .388 .776 0.043 0.36 0.054 -0.011 1.0 9 0
Ray Boone 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .301 .357 .499 .856 0.017 0.51 0.057 -0.040 -1.0 2 4 GDP
Charlie Maxwell LF 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 .286 .333 .529 .862 0.000 0.62 0.012 -0.011 -0.7 0 0 2B,SH
   Bubba Phillips LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .260 .320 .328 .648 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 -0.2 1 0
Frank House C 4 2 3 3 0 0 4 .259 .310 .423 .733 0.147 0.63 0.164 -0.017 2.6 5 0 HR,2·2B
Fred Hatfield 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .230 .328 .345 .674 -0.003 0.36 0.012 -0.015 -0.7 3 2
Billy Hoeft P 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 .156 .260 .172 .432 0.036 0.45 0.044 -0.008 0.4 0 0
Team Totals 35 7 13 7 6 2 42 .371 .463 .657 1.121 0.206 0.51 0.467 -0.259 3.1 27 9
2B: F House 2 (7, 1 off J Santiago, 1 off E Wynn); C Maxwell (5, off S Maglie); H Kuenn (32, off D Mossi).
HR: F House (10, off D Mossi, 6th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); B Tuttle (11, off J Santiago, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
SH: C Maxwell (2, off E Wynn).
TB: F House 8; B Tuttle 6; H Kuenn 3; C Maxwell 2; R Boone 2; E Torgeson; A Kaline.
GIDP: R Boone (12).
RBI: B Tuttle 4 (55); F House 3 (40).
2-out RBI: B Tuttle.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 2 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Boone-F Hatfield-E Torgeson.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Early Wynn, L (14-8) 1.1 3 3 3 2 0 0 2.91 9 34 -0.220 1.12 -2.6
Sal Maglie 3.2 3 0 0 2 1 0 3.62 15 3 1 0.082 0.65 2.0
Don Mossi 0.1 4 3 3 2 0 1 2.39 7 0 0 -0.076 0.17 -4.1
Jose Santiago 2.2 3 1 1 0 1 1 3.71 11 3 0 0.008 0.04 1.5
Team Totals 8 13 7 7 6 2 2 7.88 42 34 6 1 -0.206 0.51 -3.1

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Billy Hoeft, W (12-6) 9 2 0 0 1 4 0 3.38 29 86 0.294 0.46 4.4
Team Totals 9 2 0 0 1 4 0 0.00 29 86 0.294 0.46 4.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Rice, 1B - Larry Napp, 2B - Bill Grieve, 3B - Johnny Stevens.
Time of Game: 2:09.
Attendance: 47,545.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Detroit Tigers
1 Al Smith RF 1 Harvey Kuenn SS
2 Bobby Avila 2B 2 Bill Tuttle CF
3 Al Rosen 3B 3 Al Kaline RF
4 Ralph Kiner LF 4 Earl Torgeson 1B
5 Vic Wertz 1B 5 Ray Boone 3B
6 Larry Doby CF 6 Charlie Maxwell LF
7 George Strickland SS 7 Frank House C
8 Jim Hegan C 8 Fred Hatfield 2B
9 Early Wynn P 9 Billy Hoeft P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 1 -23 RR DET F. House E. Wynn 12% 77% Double to RF; Torgeson Scores; Boone Scores
b2 2-0 2 123 R DET B. Tuttle S. Maglie 7% 84% Walk; House Scores; Hatfield to 3B; Hoeft to 2B
b2 0-0 0 1-- DET R. Boone E. Wynn 6% 64% Single to LF; Torgeson to 2B
b2 2-0 1 123 O DET H. Kuenn S. Maglie -5% 77% Flyball: 2B
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO CLE A. Rosen B. Hoeft 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Smith B. Hoeft 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE B. Avila B. Hoeft -2% 50% Single to LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- OO CLE A. Rosen B. Hoeft 5% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn E. Wynn -2% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O DET B. Tuttle E. Wynn -2% 51% Groundout: P-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O DET A. Kaline E. Wynn -1% 50% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Kiner B. Hoeft 2% 52% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O CLE V. Wertz B. Hoeft 2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- CLE L. Doby B. Hoeft -1% 53% Single to LF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O CLE G. Strickland B. Hoeft 2% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- DET E. Torgeson E. Wynn 4% 59% Single to RF
b2 0-0 0 1-- DET R. Boone E. Wynn 6% 64% Single to LF; Torgeson to 2B
b2 0-0 0 12- O DET C. Maxwell E. Wynn -0% 64% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Torgeson to 3B; Boone to 2B
b2 0-0 1 -23 RR DET F. House E. Wynn 12% 77% Double to RF; Torgeson Scores; Boone Scores
b2 2-0 1 -2- DET F. Hatfield E. Wynn 1% 78% Walk
b2 2-0 1 12- DET B. Hoeft E. Wynn 4% 82% Walk; House to 3B; Hatfield to 2B
Sal Maglie replaces Early Wynn pitching and batting 9th
b2 2-0 1 123 O DET H. Kuenn S. Maglie -5% 77% Flyball: 2B
b2 2-0 2 123 R DET B. Tuttle S. Maglie 7% 84% Walk; House Scores; Hatfield to 3B; Hoeft to 2B
b2 3-0 2 123 O DET A. Kaline S. Maglie -4% 80% Flyball: 2B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 3.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 8-9-1
t3 0-3 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan B. Hoeft 2% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 0-3 1 --- O CLE S. Maglie B. Hoeft 1% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-3 2 --- O CLE A. Smith B. Hoeft 1% 85% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Sal Maglie facing 4-5-6
b3 3-0 0 --- O DET E. Torgeson S. Maglie -1% 83% Flyball: 2B
b3 3-0 1 --- O DET R. Boone S. Maglie -1% 83% Lineout: RF
b3 3-0 2 --- DET C. Maxwell S. Maglie 1% 84% Double to RF
b3 3-0 2 -2- O DET F. House S. Maglie -2% 82% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 3.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 2-3-4
t4 0-3 0 --- O CLE B. Avila B. Hoeft 2% 84% Flyball: 2B
t4 0-3 1 --- O CLE A. Rosen B. Hoeft 1% 86% Strikeout
t4 0-3 2 --- O CLE R. Kiner B. Hoeft 1% 87% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Sal Maglie facing 8-9-1
b4 3-0 0 --- O DET F. Hatfield S. Maglie -1% 86% Flyball: RF
b4 3-0 1 --- O DET B. Hoeft S. Maglie -1% 85% Foul Flyball: 3B
b4 3-0 2 --- DET H. Kuenn S. Maglie 1% 85% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
b4 3-0 2 1-- DET B. Tuttle S. Maglie 1% 87% Single to RF (Short RF); Kuenn to 3B
b4 3-0 2 1-3 O DET A. Kaline S. Maglie -2% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 3.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 5-6-7
t5 0-3 0 --- O CLE V. Wertz B. Hoeft 2% 87% Strikeout
t5 0-3 1 --- O CLE L. Doby B. Hoeft 1% 88% Strikeout Looking
t5 0-3 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland B. Hoeft 1% 89% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Sal Maglie facing 4-5-6
b5 3-0 0 --- DET E. Torgeson S. Maglie 1% 90% Walk
b5 3-0 0 1-- OO DET R. Boone S. Maglie -3% 87% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b5 3-0 2 --- O DET C. Maxwell S. Maglie -0% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 3.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 8-9-1
t6 0-3 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan B. Hoeft 2% 89% Flyball: RF
Hank Foiles pinch hits for Sal Maglie (P) batting 9th
t6 0-3 1 --- O CLE H. Foiles B. Hoeft 1% 91% Strikeout
t6 0-3 2 --- O CLE A. Smith B. Hoeft 1% 92% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Don Mossi facing 7-8-9
Don Mossi replaces Hank Foiles (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 3-0 0 --- R DET F. House D. Mossi 4% 95% Home Run
b6 4-0 0 --- O DET F. Hatfield D. Mossi -0% 95% Groundout: P-1B
b6 4-0 1 --- DET B. Hoeft D. Mossi 0% 95% Walk
b6 4-0 1 1-- DET H. Kuenn D. Mossi 2% 97% Double to LF; Hoeft to 3B
b6 4-0 1 -23 RR DET B. Tuttle D. Mossi 2% 99% Single to RF; Hoeft Scores; Kuenn Scores
b6 6-0 1 1-- DET A. Kaline D. Mossi 0% 99% Single to LF; Tuttle to 2B
b6 6-0 1 12- DET E. Torgeson D. Mossi 0% 99% Walk; Tuttle to 3B; Kaline to 2B
Jose Santiago replaces Don Mossi pitching and batting 9th
b6 6-0 1 123 O DET R. Boone J. Santiago -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
b6 6-0 2 123 O DET C. Maxwell J. Santiago -0% 99% Groundout: 1B-P
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 6.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-6, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 2-3-4
Bubba Phillips replaces Charlie Maxwell playing LF batting 6th
t7 0-6 0 --- O CLE B. Avila B. Hoeft 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 0-6 1 --- O CLE A. Rosen B. Hoeft 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 0-6 2 --- O CLE R. Kiner B. Hoeft 0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 6.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-0, Indians' Jose Santiago facing 7-8-9
b7 6-0 0 --- DET F. House J. Santiago 0% 100% Double to LF
b7 6-0 0 -2- O DET F. Hatfield J. Santiago -0% 99% Flyball: 2B
b7 6-0 1 -2- O DET B. Hoeft J. Santiago -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
b7 6-0 2 -2- O DET H. Kuenn J. Santiago -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 6.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-6, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 5-6-7
t8 0-6 0 --- O CLE V. Wertz B. Hoeft 0% 100% Flyball: SS
t8 0-6 1 --- O CLE L. Doby B. Hoeft 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 3B
t8 0-6 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland B. Hoeft 0% 100% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 6.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 6-0, Indians' Jose Santiago facing 2-3-4
b8 6-0 0 --- R DET B. Tuttle J. Santiago 0% 100% Home Run
b8 7-0 0 --- O DET A. Kaline J. Santiago -0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 7-0 1 --- O DET E. Torgeson J. Santiago 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 7-0 2 --- DET R. Boone J. Santiago 0% 100% Single to LF
b8 7-0 2 1-- O DET B. Phillips J. Santiago -0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 7.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-7, Tigers' Billy Hoeft facing 8-9-1
t9 0-7 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan B. Hoeft 0% 100% Flyball: RF
Hoot Evers pinch hits for Jose Santiago (P) batting 9th
t9 0-7 1 --- O CLE H. Evers B. Hoeft 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
t9 0-7 2 --- CLE A. Smith B. Hoeft -0% 100% Walk
t9 0-7 2 1-- O CLE B. Avila B. Hoeft 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 7.

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