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Scores
Standings
CLE
@DET
0
1
 
(10)
CLE
@DET
8
4
BAL
@WSH
8
6
BAL
@WSH
4
5
PIT
@BRO
10
1
PIT
@BRO
11
3
CHC
@CIN
4
5
CHC
@CIN
4
8
PHI
@NYG
5
4
 
(10)
PHI
@NYG
1
8
Sunday, April 29, 1956,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 22,222, Time of Game: 2:12
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Indians
8
6-5
 Won 1 
3rd, 2 GB
at Tigers
4
4-6
 Lost 1 
6th, 3½ GB
W: Bob Lemon (2-1)
L: Bud Black (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         3  0  1   0  3  1   0  0  0    8  8  0
Tigers          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  3  1    4  7  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Busby CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .571 -0.038 0.30 0.001 -0.039 -0.7 5 0
Gene Woodling LF 3 1 2 0 2 0 .293 .822 0.040 0.29 0.047 -0.006 1.0 2 0
Bobby Avila 2B 4 1 0 0 0 1 .286 .755 -0.071 0.44 0.005 -0.076 -1.7 2 2 HBP,GDP
Vic Wertz 1B 4 3 2 3 1 1 .447 1.438 0.256 0.29 0.257 -0.001 2.6 13 1 2·HR
Al Smith RF 4 2 2 4 0 2 .269 .855 0.160 0.29 0.166 -0.006 3.4 1 0 2·HR
Al Rosen 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .216 .667 0.034 0.24 0.035 -0.001 0.6 0 4
Chico Carrasquel SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 .175 .533 -0.023 0.29 0.000 -0.023 -1.0 3 2 SH
Hal Naragon C 3 1 1 1 1 1 .333 1.833 -0.022 0.39 0.029 -0.051 0.2 1 0 HR,CS
Bob Lemon P 4 0 0 0 0 1 .143 .393 -0.038 0.37 0.000 -0.038 -1.0 0 2
Team Totals 33 8 8 8 5 8 .242 1.056 0.298 0.32 0.540 -0.241 3.2 27 11
HR: H Naragon (1, off V Trucks; 6th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF); V Wertz 2 (5, 1 off B Miller, 1 off B Black; 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF; 3rd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); A Smith 2 (2, 1 off B Black, 1 off V Trucks; 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF; 5th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to RF).
SH: C Carrasquel (1, off V Trucks).
HBP: B Avila (1, by V Trucks).
TB: A Smith 8; V Wertz 8; H Naragon 4; G Woodling 2; A Rosen.
GIDP: B Avila (1).
RBI: A Smith 4 (6); V Wertz 3 (11); H Naragon (1).
2-out RBI: A Smith 4; V Wertz 3.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
PB: H Naragon (1).
Baserunning
CS: H Naragon (1, 2nd base by B Miller/F House).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Tuttle CF 4 1 0 0 1 0 .244 .736 -0.055 0.42 0.002 -0.056 -0.9 3 0
Earl Torgeson 1B 3 0 0 1 1 0 .235 .807 -0.033 0.40 0.004 -0.037 0.3 8 0
Al Kaline RF 4 0 2 2 0 0 .195 .689 -0.009 0.29 0.014 -0.023 1.8 1 0 2B
Harvey Kuenn SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .184 .589 -0.046 0.44 0.000 -0.046 -1.1 1 3
Ray Boone 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .704 -0.029 0.29 0.000 -0.029 -1.0 0 1
Frank House C 4 1 1 0 0 0 .167 .542 -0.014 0.14 0.002 -0.016 0.1 8 2
Charlie Maxwell LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .435 1.219 -0.023 0.24 0.001 -0.024 0.3 2 0 HR
Reno Bertoia 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .189 .547 -0.014 0.20 0.004 -0.017 -0.6 4 5
Bud Black P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bob Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Delsing PH 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .182 0.010 0.30 0.010 0.000 0.1 HBP
   Virgil Trucks P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Wayne Belardi PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.850 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.2
   Paul Foytack P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Small PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 0.001 0.02 0.001 0.000 0.2
   Duke Maas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jack Phillips PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .167 .333 0.010 0.23 0.010 0.000 0.2
Team Totals 34 4 7 4 2 1 .206 .594 -0.204 0.28 0.048 -0.250 -0.8 27 11
2B: A Kaline (1, off B Lemon).
HR: C Maxwell (2, off B Lemon; 9th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF).
HBP: J Delsing (1, by B Lemon).
TB: C Maxwell 4; A Kaline 3; J Small; J Phillips; R Bertoia; F House.
RBI: A Kaline 2 (8); C Maxwell (3); E Torgeson (3).
2-out RBI: A Kaline 2; E Torgeson; C Maxwell.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Bertoia-H Kuenn-E Torgeson.
E: R Boone (2).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Lemon, W (2-1) 9 7 4 4 2 1 1 2.88 37 56 0.203 0.28 0.8
Team Totals 9 7 4 4 2 1 1 4.00 37 56 0.203 0.28 0.8

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bud Black, L (1-1) 1 3 3 3 1 1 2 5.40 7 35 -0.229 0.65 -2.5
Bob Miller 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 4.50 7 0 0 -0.009 0.54 0.1
Virgil Trucks 3 3 4 4 2 2 2 12.00 16 0 0 -0.063 0.27 -2.4
Paul Foytack 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0.00 6 0 0 0.001 0.01 1.1
Duke Maas 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 9.00 4 0 0 0.002 0.03 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 8 8 5 8 5 8.00 40 35 0 0 -0.298 0.32 -3.2
Balks: None.
WP: V Trucks (1).
HBP: V Trucks (1; B Avila); B Lemon (1; J Delsing).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - Frank Umont, 2B - Charlie Berry, 3B - Jim Honochick.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Detroit Tigers
1 Jim Busby CF 1 Bill Tuttle CF
2 Gene Woodling LF 2 Earl Torgeson 1B
3 Bobby Avila 2B 3 Al Kaline RF
4 Vic Wertz 1B 4 Harvey Kuenn SS
5 Al Smith RF 5 Ray Boone 3B
6 Al Rosen 3B 6 Frank House C
7 Chico Carrasquel SS 7 Charlie Maxwell LF
8 Hal Naragon C 8 Reno Bertoia 2B
9 Bob Lemon P 9 Bud Black P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 1-- RR CLE V. Wertz B. Black 18% 65% Home Run; Woodling Scores
t5 4-0 2 12- RRR CLE A. Smith V. Trucks 8% 97% Home Run; Avila Scores; Wertz Scores
t1 2-0 2 --- R CLE A. Smith B. Black 8% 74% Home Run
t3 3-0 2 --- R CLE V. Wertz B. Miller 7% 84% Home Run
t3 3-0 0 1-- OO CLE B. Avila B. Miller -5% 77% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-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' Bud Black facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Busby B. Black -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE G. Woodling B. Black 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- O CLE B. Avila B. Black -3% 47% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 1-- RR CLE V. Wertz B. Black 18% 65% Home Run; Woodling Scores
t1 2-0 2 --- R CLE A. Smith B. Black 8% 74% Home Run
t1 3-0 2 --- CLE A. Rosen B. Black 1% 74% Single to CF
t1 3-0 2 1-- O CLE C. Carrasquel B. Black -1% 73% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- O DET B. Tuttle B. Lemon 2% 75% Flyball: CF
b1 0-3 1 --- O DET E. Torgeson B. Lemon 1% 77% Lineout: 1B
b1 0-3 2 --- O DET A. Kaline B. Lemon 1% 77% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Tigers' Bob Miller facing 8-9-1
Bob Miller replaces Bud Black pitching and batting 9th
t2 3-0 0 --- CLE H. Naragon B. Miller 2% 80% Walk
t2 3-0 0 1-- O CLE B. Lemon B. Miller -2% 78% Strikeout
t2 3-0 1 1-- O CLE J. Busby B. Miller -3% 75% Naragon Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t2 3-0 2 --- O CLE J. Busby B. Miller -1% 74% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn B. Lemon 2% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-3 1 --- O DET R. Boone B. Lemon 2% 78% Flyball: LF
b2 0-3 2 --- O DET F. House B. Lemon 1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-0, Tigers' Bob Miller facing 2-3-4
t3 3-0 0 --- CLE G. Woodling B. Miller 2% 81% Single to LF
t3 3-0 0 1-- OO CLE B. Avila B. Miller -5% 77% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t3 3-0 2 --- R CLE V. Wertz B. Miller 7% 84% Home Run
t3 4-0 2 --- O CLE A. Smith B. Miller -1% 83% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 7-8-9
b3 0-4 0 --- O DET C. Maxwell B. Lemon 2% 85% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-4 1 --- O DET R. Bertoia B. Lemon 1% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
Jim Delsing pinch hits for Bob Miller (P) batting 9th
b3 0-4 2 --- DET J. Delsing B. Lemon -1% 86% Hit By Pitch
b3 0-4 2 1-- O DET B. Tuttle B. Lemon 2% 87% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Tigers' Virgil Trucks facing 6-7-8
Virgil Trucks replaces Jim Delsing (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t4 4-0 0 --- CLE A. Rosen V. Trucks 1% 89% Walk
t4 4-0 0 1-- O CLE C. Carrasquel V. Trucks -1% 88% Bunt Groundout: 3B-2B/Sacrifice; Rosen to 2B
t4 4-0 1 -2- CLE H. Naragon V. Trucks 1% 89% Wild Pitch; Rosen to 3B
t4 4-0 1 --3 O CLE H. Naragon V. Trucks -3% 87% Strikeout Looking (C-1B)
t4 4-0 2 --3 O CLE B. Lemon V. Trucks -2% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 2-3-4
b4 0-4 0 --- O DET E. Torgeson B. Lemon 2% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 0-4 1 --- O DET A. Kaline B. Lemon 1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-4 2 --- O DET H. Kuenn B. Lemon 1% 89% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Tigers' Virgil Trucks facing 1-2-3
t5 4-0 0 --- O CLE J. Busby V. Trucks -1% 88% Flyball: CF
t5 4-0 1 --- O CLE G. Woodling V. Trucks -1% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 4-0 2 --- CLE B. Avila V. Trucks 0% 88% Hit By Pitch
t5 4-0 2 1-- CLE V. Wertz V. Trucks 1% 89% Walk; Avila to 2B
t5 4-0 2 12- RRR CLE A. Smith V. Trucks 8% 97% Home Run; Avila Scores; Wertz Scores
t5 7-0 2 --- O CLE A. Rosen V. Trucks -0% 97% Popfly: 2B
3 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 7, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-7, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 5-6-7
b5 0-7 0 --- O DET R. Boone B. Lemon 1% 98% Flyball: RF
b5 0-7 1 --- O DET F. House B. Lemon 0% 98% Flyball: CF
b5 0-7 2 --- O DET C. Maxwell B. Lemon 0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 7, Tigers 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-0, Tigers' Virgil Trucks facing 7-8-9
t6 7-0 0 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel V. Trucks -0% 98% Flyball: LF
t6 7-0 1 --- R CLE H. Naragon V. Trucks 1% 99% Home Run
t6 8-0 1 --- O CLE B. Lemon V. Trucks -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 8-0 2 --- CLE J. Busby V. Trucks 0% 99% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t6 8-0 2 1-- CLE G. Woodling V. Trucks 0% 99% Single to CF; Busby to 2B
t6 8-0 2 12- O CLE B. Avila V. Trucks -0% 99% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 8, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-8, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 8-9-1
b6 0-8 0 --- O DET R. Bertoia B. Lemon 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
Wayne Belardi pinch hits for Virgil Trucks (P) batting 9th
b6 0-8 1 --- O DET W. Belardi B. Lemon 0% 99% Popfly: SS
b6 0-8 2 --- O DET B. Tuttle B. Lemon 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 8, Tigers 0.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 8-0, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 4-5-6
Paul Foytack replaces Wayne Belardi (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 8-0 0 --- O CLE V. Wertz P. Foytack -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 8-0 1 --- O CLE A. Smith P. Foytack -0% 99% Strikeout
t7 8-0 2 --- O CLE A. Rosen P. Foytack -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 8, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-8, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 2-3-4
b7 0-8 0 --- O DET E. Torgeson B. Lemon 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
b7 0-8 1 --- DET A. Kaline B. Lemon -0% 99% Double to LF
b7 0-8 1 -2- O DET H. Kuenn B. Lemon 0% 100% Flyball: CF; Kaline to 3B
b7 0-8 2 --3 O DET R. Boone B. Lemon 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 8, Tigers 0.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 8-0, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 7-8-9
t8 8-0 0 --- O CLE C. Carrasquel P. Foytack -0% 100% Popfly: 2B
t8 8-0 1 --- O CLE H. Naragon P. Foytack -0% 100% Flyball: RF
t8 8-0 2 --- O CLE B. Lemon P. Foytack 0% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 8, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-8, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 6-7-8
b8 0-8 0 --- DET F. House B. Lemon -0% 100% Single to LF
b8 0-8 0 1-- O DET C. Maxwell B. Lemon 0% 100% Popfly: 2B
b8 0-8 1 1-- O DET R. Bertoia B. Lemon 0% 100% Flyball: SS
Jim Small pinch hits for Paul Foytack (P) batting 9th
b8 0-8 2 1-- DET J. Small B. Lemon -0% 100% Single to LF; House to 2B
b8 0-8 2 12- DET B. Tuttle B. Lemon -0% 100% Passed Ball; Small to 2B; House to 3B
b8 0-8 2 -23 DET B. Tuttle B. Lemon -0% 100% Walk
b8 0-8 2 123 R DET E. Torgeson B. Lemon -0% 99% Walk; House Scores; Small to 3B; Tuttle to 2B
b8 1-8 2 123 RR DET A. Kaline B. Lemon -1% 98% Single to CF; Torgeson to 2B; Tuttle Scores; Small Scores
b8 3-8 2 12- O DET H. Kuenn B. Lemon 1% 99% Flyball: LF
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 8, Tigers 3.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 8-3, Tigers' Duke Maas facing 1-2-3
Duke Maas replaces Jim Small (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 8-3 0 --- O CLE J. Busby D. Maas -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 8-3 1 --- CLE G. Woodling D. Maas 0% 99% Walk
t9 8-3 1 1-- O CLE B. Avila D. Maas -0% 99% Foul Flyball: C
t9 8-3 2 1-- O CLE V. Wertz D. Maas -0% 99% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 8, Tigers 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 3-8, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 5-6-7
b9 3-8 0 --- O DET R. Boone B. Lemon 1% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 3-8 1 --- O DET F. House B. Lemon 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 3-8 2 --- R DET C. Maxwell B. Lemon -0% 100% Home Run
b9 4-8 2 --- DET R. Bertoia B. Lemon -0% 99% Single to CF
Jack Phillips pinch hits for Duke Maas (P) batting 9th
b9 4-8 2 1-- DET J. Phillips B. Lemon -1% 98% Single to CF; Bertoia to 2B
b9 4-8 2 12- O DET B. Tuttle B. Lemon 2% 100% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 8, Tigers 4.

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