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WSH
@CHW
6
1
NYY
@CLE
5
2
BOS
@DET
1
6
BOS
@DET
6
4
BAL
@KCA
2
9
CIN
@BRO
8
5
CIN
@BRO
6
5
MLN
@NYG
3
2
STL
@PHI
9
11
STL
@PHI
3
8
CHC
@PIT
1
2
Thursday, August 25, 1955,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 19,502, Time of Game: 2:32
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Red Sox
6
72-53
 Won 1 
4th, 5 GB
at Tigers
4
64-62
 Lost 1 
5th, 13½ GB
W: Ike Delock (8-5)
L: Babe Birrer (4-3)
S: Ellis Kinder (16)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         2  0  2   2  0  0   0  0  0    6 10  0
Tigers          1  0  2   0  0  0   0  1  0    4  8  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Goodman 2B 5 1 3 0 0 0 5 .294 .400 .357 .757 0.070 0.59 0.082 -0.012 0.6 4 0
Billy Klaus SS 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .289 .352 .399 .751 0.000 0.90 0.061 -0.061 -0.0 1 4
Ted Williams LF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .342 .490 .734 1.224 0.040 1.25 0.056 -0.015 0.3 1 0
   Gene Stephens LF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .319 .395 .496 .891 0.011 0.28 0.011 0.000 0.4 2 0
Jackie Jensen RF 4 1 2 4 1 1 5 .278 .368 .483 .851 0.299 1.31 0.331 -0.032 2.5 2 0 HR,GDP,IW
Norm Zauchin 1B 4 0 0 1 1 1 5 .236 .333 .442 .774 0.041 0.89 0.088 -0.047 0.1 3 1
Grady Hatton 3B 2 0 0 1 1 0 4 .241 .358 .327 .685 -0.015 0.81 0.006 -0.021 -0.4 2 2 SF
Jim Piersall CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .270 .357 .422 .778 -0.039 0.55 0.007 -0.047 -0.5 4 0
Pete Daley C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .128 .150 .205 .355 -0.066 0.65 0.000 -0.066 -1.0 8 0
Ike Delock P 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .105 .190 .105 .296 0.000 0.55 0.025 -0.025 -0.1 0 0
   Ellis Kinder P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .222 .300 .222 .522 -0.006 0.25 0.000 -0.006 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 35 6 10 6 5 4 41 .286 .366 .371 .737 0.335 0.82 0.667 -0.332 1.6 27 7
HR: J Jensen (21, off B Birrer, 3rd inn, 1 on, 0 outs to LF).
SF: G Hatton (3, off B Birrer).
IBB: J Jensen (8, by B Birrer).
TB: J Jensen 5; B Goodman 3; B Klaus 2; G Stephens; T Williams; I Delock.
GIDP: J Jensen (20).
RBI: J Jensen 4 (100); G Hatton (37); N Zauchin (84).
2-out RBI: J Jensen 2.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 6.

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Harvey Kuenn SS 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .311 .345 .416 .761 0.050 1.18 0.140 -0.090 0.6 2 3 2·SB
Bill Tuttle CF 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .267 .346 .380 .725 -0.068 1.24 0.069 -0.137 -0.4 4 0 SB
Al Kaline RF 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .354 .433 .573 1.006 0.102 1.30 0.169 -0.067 0.6 2 0
Earl Torgeson 1B 4 1 1 2 1 1 5 .278 .391 .401 .792 0.052 1.67 0.200 -0.148 0.9 8 1 HR
Ray Boone 3B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .292 .354 .483 .837 -0.088 1.32 0.041 -0.129 -0.6 0 2
Charlie Maxwell LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .284 .333 .523 .856 0.041 0.99 0.041 0.000 0.4 1 0 HBP
   Jim Delsing LF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .243 .330 .394 .724 -0.073 1.82 0.041 -0.114 -0.6 4 0
Red Wilson C 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .230 .302 .300 .603 -0.118 1.25 0.000 -0.118 -1.1 5 0
Fred Hatfield 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .239 .342 .356 .698 -0.059 0.90 0.020 -0.079 -0.5 1 2 3B
Babe Birrer P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .158 .238 .526 .764 -0.025 0.90 0.000 -0.025 -0.2 0 0
   Jim Bunning P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jack Phillips PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .287 .351 .425 .776 -0.023 0.80 0.000 -0.023 -0.2
   Paul Foytack P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .143 .143 .143 .286 -0.010 0.38 0.000 -0.010 -0.1 0 1
   Frank House PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .264 .316 .439 .755 0.054 0.99 0.054 0.000 0.9
   Jim Small PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Joe Coleman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .833 1.500 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 8 4 5 7 41 .229 .341 .371 .713 -0.165 1.26 0.775 -0.940 -0.4 27 9
3B: F Hatfield (3, off E Kinder).
HR: E Torgeson (9, off I Delock, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
HBP: C Maxwell (1, by I Delock).
TB: E Torgeson 4; F Hatfield 3; A Kaline 3; B Tuttle; F House; H Kuenn.
RBI: E Torgeson 2 (56); A Kaline (90); F House (44).
2-out RBI: E Torgeson 2; F House.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Boone-F Hatfield-E Torgeson.
Baserunning
SB: H Kuenn 2 (4, 2nd base off I Delock/P Daley, 3rd base off I Delock/P Daley); B Tuttle (5, 2nd base off I Delock/P Daley).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ike Delock, W (8-5) 6.1 5 3 3 5 7 1 3.86 30 53 -0.041 1.19 -0.5
Ellis Kinder, S (16) 2.2 3 1 1 0 0 0 2.37 11 2 0 0.207 1.46 0.9
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 5 7 1 4.00 41 53 2 0 0.166 1.26 0.4

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Babe Birrer, L (4-3) 3 5 4 4 2 1 1 3.94 16 32 -0.268 1.11 -2.5
Jim Bunning 1 3 2 2 1 1 0 6.15 7 0 0 -0.166 1.47 -1.5
Paul Foytack 4 1 0 0 2 2 0 5.30 15 0 0 0.083 0.31 2.0
Joe Coleman 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6.75 3 0 0 0.017 0.29 0.5
Team Totals 9 10 6 6 5 4 1 6.00 41 32 0 0 -0.334 0.82 -1.6
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: I Delock (4; C Maxwell).
IBB: B Birrer (4; J Jensen).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Jim Honochick, 1B - Frank Umont, 2B - Eddie Rommel, 3B - Joe Paparella.
Time of Game: 2:32.
Attendance: 19,502.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Detroit Tigers
1 Billy Goodman 2B 1 Harvey Kuenn SS
2 Billy Klaus SS 2 Bill Tuttle CF
3 Ted Williams LF 3 Al Kaline RF
4 Jackie Jensen RF 4 Earl Torgeson 1B
5 Norm Zauchin 1B 5 Ray Boone 3B
6 Grady Hatton 3B 6 Charlie Maxwell LF
7 Jim Piersall CF 7 Red Wilson C
8 Pete Daley C 8 Fred Hatfield 2B
9 Ike Delock P 9 Babe Birrer P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 1-4 2 -2- RR DET E. Torgeson I. Delock -18% 62% Home Run; Tuttle Scores
t4 4-3 2 123 RR BOS J. Jensen J. Bunning 17% 82% Single to CF; Delock Scores; Klaus Scores; Williams to 2B
t3 2-1 0 1-- RR BOS J. Jensen B. Birrer 15% 80% Home Run; Williams Scores
t1 0-0 1 123 R BOS N. Zauchin B. Birrer 9% 69% Walk; Goodman Scores; Klaus to 3B; Jensen to 2B
b5 3-6 2 123 O DET J. Delsing I. Delock 9% 87% Lineout: CF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Babe Birrer facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- BOS B. Goodman B. Birrer 4% 54% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- BOS B. Klaus B. Birrer 6% 59% Single to LF; Goodman to 2B
t1 0-0 0 12- O BOS T. Williams B. Birrer -0% 59% Groundout: SS-1B; Goodman to 3B; Klaus to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -23 BOS J. Jensen B. Birrer 1% 60% Intentional Walk
t1 0-0 1 123 R BOS N. Zauchin B. Birrer 9% 69% Walk; Goodman Scores; Klaus to 3B; Jensen to 2B
t1 1-0 1 123 RO BOS G. Hatton B. Birrer 0% 69% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Klaus Scores
t1 2-0 2 12- O BOS J. Piersall B. Birrer -3% 66% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- DET H. Kuenn I. Delock -4% 62% Walk
b1 0-2 0 1-- DET B. Tuttle I. Delock -2% 59% Kuenn Steals 2B
b1 0-2 0 -2- DET B. Tuttle I. Delock -3% 56% Kuenn Steals 3B
b1 0-2 0 --3 O DET B. Tuttle I. Delock 5% 61% Strikeout
b1 0-2 1 --3 R DET A. Kaline I. Delock -6% 55% Single to LF; Kuenn Scores
b1 1-2 1 1-- O DET E. Torgeson I. Delock 3% 58% Strikeout
b1 1-2 2 1-- O DET R. Boone I. Delock 2% 61% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Babe Birrer facing 8-9-1
t2 2-1 0 --- O BOS P. Daley B. Birrer -2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 2-1 1 --- O BOS I. Delock B. Birrer -1% 57% Flyball: SS
t2 2-1 2 --- BOS B. Goodman B. Birrer 1% 58% Single to LF
t2 2-1 2 1-- O BOS B. Klaus B. Birrer -2% 56% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 6-7-8
b2 1-2 0 --- DET C. Maxwell I. Delock -4% 52% Hit By Pitch
b2 1-2 0 1-- O DET R. Wilson I. Delock 4% 56% Strikeout
b2 1-2 1 1-- O DET F. Hatfield I. Delock 3% 59% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Hatfield to 1B
b2 1-2 2 1-- O DET B. Birrer I. Delock 3% 62% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Babe Birrer facing 3-4-5
Jim Delsing replaces Charlie Maxwell playing LF batting 6th
t3 2-1 0 --- BOS T. Williams B. Birrer 3% 65% Single to RF
t3 2-1 0 1-- RR BOS J. Jensen B. Birrer 15% 80% Home Run; Williams Scores
t3 4-1 0 --- O BOS N. Zauchin B. Birrer -1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 4-1 1 --- O BOS G. Hatton B. Birrer -1% 78% Lineout: RF
t3 4-1 2 --- O BOS J. Piersall B. Birrer -1% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 4, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-4, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 1-2-3
b3 1-4 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn I. Delock 2% 80% Lineout: CF
b3 1-4 1 --- DET B. Tuttle I. Delock -3% 77% Walk
b3 1-4 1 1-- DET A. Kaline I. Delock -1% 76% Tuttle Steals 2B
b3 1-4 1 -2- O DET A. Kaline I. Delock 4% 79% Flyball: RF
b3 1-4 2 -2- RR DET E. Torgeson I. Delock -18% 62% Home Run; Tuttle Scores
b3 3-4 2 --- O DET R. Boone I. Delock 1% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 4, Tigers 3.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-3, Tigers' Jim Bunning facing 8-9-1
Jim Bunning replaces Babe Birrer pitching and batting 9th
t4 4-3 0 --- O BOS P. Daley J. Bunning -2% 61% Flyball: 1B
t4 4-3 1 --- BOS I. Delock J. Bunning 2% 63% Single to LF
t4 4-3 1 1-- BOS B. Goodman J. Bunning 4% 67% Single to P/Bunt; Delock to 2B
t4 4-3 1 12- O BOS B. Klaus J. Bunning -4% 63% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Delock to 3B; Klaus to 1B
t4 4-3 2 1-3 BOS T. Williams J. Bunning 2% 65% Walk; Klaus to 2B
t4 4-3 2 123 RR BOS J. Jensen J. Bunning 17% 82% Single to CF; Delock Scores; Klaus Scores; Williams to 2B
t4 6-3 2 12- O BOS N. Zauchin J. Bunning -2% 79% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 6-7-8
b4 3-6 0 --- DET J. Delsing I. Delock -4% 75% Walk
b4 3-6 0 1-- O DET R. Wilson I. Delock 4% 79% Strikeout Looking
b4 3-6 1 1-- O DET F. Hatfield I. Delock 3% 82% Strikeout
Jack Phillips pinch hits for Jim Bunning (P) batting 9th
b4 3-6 2 1-- O DET J. Phillips I. Delock 2% 84% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 6-7-8
Paul Foytack replaces Jack Phillips (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t5 6-3 0 --- O BOS G. Hatton P. Foytack -1% 83% Flyball: LF
t5 6-3 1 --- O BOS J. Piersall P. Foytack -1% 82% Flyball: LF
t5 6-3 2 --- O BOS P. Daley P. Foytack -1% 82% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 1-2-3
b5 3-6 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn I. Delock 3% 84% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 3-6 1 --- DET B. Tuttle I. Delock -3% 81% Single to CF
b5 3-6 1 1-- O DET A. Kaline I. Delock 3% 85% Flyball: CF
b5 3-6 2 1-- DET E. Torgeson I. Delock -2% 82% Walk; Tuttle to 2B
b5 3-6 2 12- DET R. Boone I. Delock -4% 78% Walk; Tuttle to 3B; Torgeson to 2B
b5 3-6 2 123 O DET J. Delsing I. Delock 9% 87% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 9-1-2
t6 6-3 0 --- O BOS I. Delock P. Foytack -1% 86% Strikeout
t6 6-3 1 --- O BOS B. Goodman P. Foytack -1% 85% Flyball: LF
t6 6-3 2 --- BOS B. Klaus P. Foytack 1% 86% Single to CF
t6 6-3 2 1-- O BOS T. Williams P. Foytack -1% 85% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 7-8-9
Gene Stephens replaces Ted Williams playing LF batting 3rd
b6 3-6 0 --- O DET R. Wilson I. Delock 3% 87% Flyball: LF
b6 3-6 1 --- O DET F. Hatfield I. Delock 2% 89% Foul Flyball: RF
b6 3-6 2 --- O DET P. Foytack I. Delock 1% 90% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 4-5-6
t7 6-3 0 --- O BOS J. Jensen P. Foytack -1% 89% Strikeout Looking
t7 6-3 1 --- O BOS N. Zauchin P. Foytack -1% 88% Lineout: CF
t7 6-3 2 --- BOS G. Hatton P. Foytack 0% 89% Walk
t7 6-3 2 1-- BOS J. Piersall P. Foytack 1% 90% Walk; Hatton to 2B
t7 6-3 2 12- O BOS P. Daley P. Foytack -2% 88% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Ike Delock facing 1-2-3
b7 3-6 0 --- DET H. Kuenn I. Delock -5% 83% Single to RF
b7 3-6 0 1-- O DET B. Tuttle I. Delock 4% 88% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Tuttle to 1B
b7 3-6 1 1-- DET A. Kaline I. Delock -5% 82% Single to CF; Tuttle to 2B
Ellis Kinder replaces Ike Delock pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-6 1 12- O DET E. Torgeson E. Kinder 6% 88% Flyball: LF
b7 3-6 2 12- O DET R. Boone E. Kinder 5% 93% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-3, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 9-1-2
t8 6-3 0 --- O BOS E. Kinder P. Foytack -1% 93% Flyball: RF
t8 6-3 1 --- O BOS B. Goodman P. Foytack -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 6-3 2 --- O BOS B. Klaus P. Foytack -0% 92% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-6, Red Sox' Ellis Kinder facing 6-7-8
b8 3-6 0 --- O DET J. Delsing E. Kinder 3% 94% Flyball: CF
b8 3-6 1 --- O DET R. Wilson E. Kinder 2% 96% Flyball: 3B
b8 3-6 2 --- DET F. Hatfield E. Kinder -2% 94% Triple (CF-RF)
Frank House pinch hits for Paul Foytack (P) batting 9th
b8 3-6 2 --3 R DET F. House E. Kinder -5% 89% Single to RF; Hatfield Scores
Jim Small pinch runs for Frank House (PH) batting 9th
b8 4-6 2 1-- O DET H. Kuenn E. Kinder 4% 93% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 4.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-4, Tigers' Joe Coleman facing 3-4-5
Joe Coleman replaces Jim Small (PR) pitching and batting 9th
t9 6-4 0 --- BOS G. Stephens J. Coleman 1% 94% Single to CF
t9 6-4 0 1-- OO BOS J. Jensen J. Coleman -2% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t9 6-4 2 --- O BOS N. Zauchin J. Coleman -0% 91% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 4-6, Red Sox' Ellis Kinder facing 2-3-4
b9 4-6 0 --- O DET B. Tuttle E. Kinder 5% 96% Foul Flyball: C
b9 4-6 1 --- DET A. Kaline E. Kinder -6% 90% Single to LF
b9 4-6 1 1-- O DET E. Torgeson E. Kinder 6% 96% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Torgeson to 1B
b9 4-6 2 1-- O DET R. Boone E. Kinder 4% 100% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Tigers 4.

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