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BAL
@BOS
4
8
CLE
@DET
10
1
CHW
@KCA
20
6
NYY
@WSH
1
0
 
(14)
STL
@CHC
8
2
SFG
@LAD
6
3
MLN
@PHI
2
0
CIN
@PIT
8
9
Wednesday, April 22, 1959,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 3,253, Time of Game: 2:27
Indians
10
8-1
 Won 2 
1st
at Tigers
1
1-8
 Lost 2 
8th, 7 GB
W: Gary Bell (2-0)
L: Frank Lary (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  2   0  2  0   4  0  2   10 15  0
Tigers          0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  7  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Piersall CF 5 1 2 4 0 0 .333 .842 0.297 1.13 0.345 -0.048 2.5 3 0 HR
Vic Power 1B 5 1 2 0 0 0 .417 1.238 -0.037 0.53 0.028 -0.064 0.0 10 1
Minnie Minoso LF 5 1 2 0 0 0 .333 .945 -0.064 0.62 0.036 -0.101 0.0 0 0
Rocky Colavito RF 5 1 2 3 0 1 .333 .879 -0.031 0.76 0.051 -0.082 0.5 1 0 HR
Hal Naragon C 5 2 2 0 0 0 .385 1.192 -0.056 0.51 0.007 -0.064 0.7 6 0 3B,2B
George Strickland SS 4 0 0 1 0 3 .387 1.189 -0.039 0.31 0.000 -0.039 -0.9 4 6 SF
Gene Leek 3B 4 2 2 2 1 0 .500 1.850 0.043 0.36 0.055 -0.012 1.7 0 1 HR
Billy Martin 2B 5 1 1 0 0 0 .132 .361 0.026 0.65 0.065 -0.039 -0.2 2 3
Gary Bell P 4 1 2 0 0 2 .286 .571 0.126 0.68 0.126 0.000 1.0 1 0 SH
Team Totals 42 10 15 10 1 6 .357 1.006 0.265 0.62 0.713 -0.449 5.3 27 11
2B: H Naragon (2, off G Susce).
3B: H Naragon (1, off T Morgan).
HR: J Piersall (1, off F Lary; 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep RF); G Leek (1, off G Susce; 9th inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep LF); R Colavito (2, off F Lary; 7th inn, 2 on, 0 outs to Deep LF).
SF: G Strickland (2, off T Morgan).
SH: G Bell (4, off F Lary).
TB: G Leek 5; J Piersall 5; H Naragon 5; R Colavito 5; G Bell 2; V Power 2; M Minoso 2; B Martin.
RBI: J Piersall 4 (4); R Colavito 3 (5); G Leek 2 (2); G Strickland (10).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 3. G Strickland-V Power; V Power; G Strickland-B Martin-V Power.

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 3 0 1 0 1 1 .243 .889 0.019 0.54 0.044 -0.025 -0.2 0 2
Harvey Kuenn CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .275 .627 0.034 0.74 0.076 -0.043 0.0 2 0
Larry Doby LF 3 0 0 0 1 1 .105 .490 -0.044 0.92 0.047 -0.091 -0.6 1 0
Al Kaline RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .421 1.081 -0.176 1.25 0.001 -0.176 -1.4 4 0 GDP
Gail Harris 1B 4 1 2 1 0 0 .161 .590 0.091 0.58 0.123 -0.032 0.6 10 0 HR
Rocky Bridges SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 .353 .758 -0.006 0.58 0.034 -0.040 0.2 1 1
Frank Bolling 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .216 .453 -0.062 0.53 0.011 -0.073 -1.4 2 2 GDP
Red Wilson C 2 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.047 0.88 0.000 -0.047 -0.5 5 1
   Charlie Lau PH-C 2 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.002 0.04 0.000 -0.002 -0.3 2 0
Frank Lary P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .571 -0.045 0.89 0.000 -0.045 -0.4 0 2
   Tom Morgan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Bobo Osborne PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .125 .667 0.002 0.04 0.002 0.000 0.2 SB
   George Susce P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 1 7 1 4 6 .226 .637 -0.236 0.67 0.338 -0.574 -3.7 27 8
HR: G Harris (2, off G Bell; 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
TB: G Harris 5; E Yost; R Bridges; F Bolling; A Kaline; H Kuenn.
GIDP: A Kaline (2); F Bolling (1).
RBI: G Harris (4).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 0 for 3.
Fielding
E: F Bolling (2).
Baserunning
SB: B Osborne (1, 2nd base off G Bell/H Naragon).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gary Bell, W (2-0) 9 7 1 1 4 6 1 2.96 35 71 0.236 0.67 3.7
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 4 6 1 1.00 35 71 0.236 0.67 3.7

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Frank Lary, L (0-2) 6 10 7 7 1 4 2 7.23 31 27 -0.257 0.89 -3.9
Tom Morgan 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0.84 4 0 0 -0.006 0.03 -0.5
George Susce 2 4 2 2 0 2 1 12.86 10 0 0 0.000 0.01 -1.0
Team Totals 9 15 10 10 1 6 3 10.00 45 27 0 0 -0.263 0.62 -5.3
F Lary faced 3 batters in the 7th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Nestor Chylak, 1B - Bill Summers, 2B - Bill McKinley, 3B - Hank Soar.
Time of Game: 2:27.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Detroit Tigers
1 Jim Piersall CF 1 Eddie Yost 3B
2 Vic Power 1B 2 Harvey Kuenn CF
3 Minnie Minoso LF 3 Larry Doby LF
4 Rocky Colavito RF 4 Al Kaline RF
5 Hal Naragon C 5 Gail Harris 1B
6 George Strickland SS 6 Rocky Bridges SS
7 Gene Leek 3B 7 Frank Bolling 2B
8 Billy Martin 2B 8 Red Wilson C
9 Gary Bell P 9 Frank Lary P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 2-1 1 1-- RR CLE J. Piersall F. Lary 18% 82% Home Run (Deep RF); Bell Scores
t3 0-1 0 123 RR CLE J. Piersall F. Lary 16% 74% Single to LF; Leek Scores; Martin Scores; Bell to 3B; Piersall to 2B/Adv on throw
b2 0-0 1 --- R DET G. Harris G. Bell -11% 36% Home Run (Deep LF)
b6 1-4 0 1-- OO DET A. Kaline G. Bell 9% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
t3 0-1 0 12- CLE G. Bell F. Lary 9% 58% Fielder's Choice P/Sacrifice Bunt; Leek to 3B; Martin to 2B

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' Frank Lary facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall F. Lary -2% 48% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE V. Power F. Lary -2% 46% Groundout: C-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE M. Minoso F. Lary -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O DET E. Yost G. Bell 2% 47% Popfly: SS
b1 0-0 1 --- O DET H. Kuenn G. Bell 2% 49% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 2 --- O DET L. Doby G. Bell 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito F. Lary -2% 48% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- O CLE H. Naragon F. Lary -2% 46% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland F. Lary -1% 45% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Gary Bell facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O DET A. Kaline G. Bell 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- R DET G. Harris G. Bell -11% 36% Home Run (Deep LF)
b2 1-0 1 --- O DET R. Bridges G. Bell 1% 38% Popfly: SS
b2 1-0 2 --- DET F. Bolling G. Bell -1% 37% Single to LF
b2 1-0 2 1-- O DET R. Wilson G. Bell 2% 39% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- CLE G. Leek F. Lary 4% 43% Walk
t3 0-1 0 1-- CLE B. Martin F. Lary 7% 50% Single to LF; Leek to 2B
t3 0-1 0 12- CLE G. Bell F. Lary 9% 58% Fielder's Choice P/Sacrifice Bunt; Leek to 3B; Martin to 2B
t3 0-1 0 123 RR CLE J. Piersall F. Lary 16% 74% Single to LF; Leek Scores; Martin Scores; Bell to 3B; Piersall to 2B/Adv on throw
t3 2-1 0 -23 O CLE V. Power F. Lary -5% 69% Flyball: RF
t3 2-1 1 -23 O CLE M. Minoso F. Lary -7% 62% Foul Flyball: 1B
t3 2-1 2 -23 O CLE R. Colavito F. Lary -6% 56% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Gary Bell facing 9-1-2
b3 1-2 0 --- O DET F. Lary G. Bell 3% 59% Flyball: CF
b3 1-2 1 --- DET E. Yost G. Bell -3% 56% Single to CF (Short CF)
b3 1-2 1 1-- DET H. Kuenn G. Bell -8% 48% Single to RF; Yost to 3B
b3 1-2 1 1-3 O DET L. Doby G. Bell 8% 56% Flyball: CF
b3 1-2 2 1-3 O DET A. Kaline G. Bell 6% 62% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 5-6-7
t4 2-1 0 --- O CLE H. Naragon F. Lary -2% 60% Popfly: 1B
t4 2-1 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland F. Lary -2% 58% Strikeout
t4 2-1 2 --- O CLE G. Leek F. Lary -1% 57% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-2, Indians' Gary Bell facing 5-6-7
b4 1-2 0 --- O DET G. Harris G. Bell 3% 60% Groundout: 1B-P
b4 1-2 1 --- DET R. Bridges G. Bell -3% 57% Walk
b4 1-2 1 1-- OO DET F. Bolling G. Bell 7% 64% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Tigers 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-1, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 8-9-1
t5 2-1 0 --- O CLE B. Martin F. Lary -2% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 2-1 1 --- CLE G. Bell F. Lary 3% 64% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
t5 2-1 1 1-- RR CLE J. Piersall F. Lary 18% 82% Home Run (Deep RF); Bell Scores
t5 4-1 1 --- CLE V. Power F. Lary 1% 84% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t5 4-1 1 1-- O CLE M. Minoso F. Lary -2% 82% Popfly: 1B
t5 4-1 2 1-- CLE R. Colavito F. Lary 1% 83% Single to LF; Power to 2B
t5 4-1 2 12- O CLE H. Naragon F. Lary -2% 81% Groundout: P-1B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Gary Bell facing 8-9-1
b5 1-4 0 --- O DET R. Wilson G. Bell 3% 83% Strikeout Looking
b5 1-4 1 --- O DET F. Lary G. Bell 2% 85% Strikeout Looking
b5 1-4 2 --- DET E. Yost G. Bell -1% 84% Walk
b5 1-4 2 1-- O DET H. Kuenn G. Bell 2% 86% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 1.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 6-7-8
t6 4-1 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland F. Lary -1% 85% Strikeout Looking
t6 4-1 1 --- CLE G. Leek F. Lary 1% 86% Single to 3B (Ground Ball)
t6 4-1 1 1-- O CLE B. Martin F. Lary -1% 85% Foul Flyball: C
t6 4-1 2 1-- CLE G. Bell F. Lary 1% 86% Single to CF; Leek to 3B
t6 4-1 2 1-3 O CLE J. Piersall F. Lary -3% 84% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Gary Bell facing 3-4-5
b6 1-4 0 --- DET L. Doby G. Bell -5% 79% Walk
b6 1-4 0 1-- OO DET A. Kaline G. Bell 9% 88% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b6 1-4 2 --- DET G. Harris G. Bell -1% 87% Single to RF
b6 1-4 2 1-- O DET R. Bridges G. Bell 3% 89% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 1.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 2-3-4
t7 4-1 0 --- CLE V. Power F. Lary 1% 91% Single to LF
t7 4-1 0 1-- CLE M. Minoso F. Lary 4% 94% Single to CF; Power to 3B
t7 4-1 0 1-3 RRR CLE R. Colavito F. Lary 4% 98% Home Run (Deep LF); Power Scores; Minoso Scores
Tom Morgan replaces Frank Lary pitching and batting 9th
t7 7-1 0 --- CLE H. Naragon T. Morgan 1% 99% Triple to CF (Deep CF-RF)
t7 7-1 0 --3 RO CLE G. Strickland T. Morgan 0% 99% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Naragon Scores
t7 8-1 1 --- O CLE G. Leek T. Morgan -0% 99% Popfly: SS
t7 8-1 2 --- O CLE B. Martin T. Morgan -0% 99% Lineout: 2B
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 8, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-8, Indians' Gary Bell facing 7-8-9
b7 1-8 0 --- O DET F. Bolling G. Bell 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
Charlie Lau pinch hits for Red Wilson (C) batting 8th
b7 1-8 1 --- O DET C. Lau G. Bell 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
Bobo Osborne pinch hits for Tom Morgan (P) batting 9th
b7 1-8 2 --- DET B. Osborne G. Bell -0% 99% Walk
b7 1-8 2 1-- DET E. Yost G. Bell -0% 99% Osborne Steals 2B
b7 1-8 2 -2- O DET E. Yost G. Bell 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 8, Tigers 1.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 8-1, Tigers' George Susce facing 9-1-2
George Susce replaces Bobo Osborne (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Charlie Lau moves from PH to C
t8 8-1 0 --- O CLE G. Bell G. Susce -0% 100% Strikeout
t8 8-1 1 --- O CLE J. Piersall G. Susce -0% 100% Flyball: CF
t8 8-1 2 --- CLE V. Power G. Susce 0% 100% Single to RF
t8 8-1 2 1-- CLE M. Minoso G. Susce 0% 100% Single to LF; Power to 3B
t8 8-1 2 1-3 O CLE R. Colavito G. Susce -0% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 8, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-8, Indians' Gary Bell facing 2-3-4
b8 1-8 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn G. Bell 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 1-8 1 --- O DET L. Doby G. Bell 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 1-8 2 --- DET A. Kaline G. Bell -0% 100% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
b8 1-8 2 1-- O DET G. Harris G. Bell 0% 100% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 8, Tigers 1.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 8-1, Tigers' George Susce facing 5-6-7
t9 8-1 0 --- CLE H. Naragon G. Susce 0% 100% Double to LF
t9 8-1 0 -2- O CLE G. Strickland G. Susce 0% 100% Flyball: RF; Naragon to 3B
t9 8-1 1 --3 RR CLE G. Leek G. Susce 0% 100% Home Run (Deep LF); Naragon Scores
t9 10-1 1 --- O CLE B. Martin G. Susce 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 10-1 2 --- O CLE G. Bell G. Susce 0% 100% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 10, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-10, Indians' Gary Bell facing 6-7-8
b9 1-10 0 --- DET R. Bridges G. Bell -0% 100% Single to SS
b9 1-10 0 1-- OO DET F. Bolling G. Bell 0% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b9 1-10 2 --- O DET C. Lau G. Bell 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 10, Tigers 1.

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