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Scores
Standings
BAL
@BOS
2
1
KCA
@CHW
9
1
CLE
@DET
4
7
NYY
@WSH
3
0
PIT
@CIN
6
2
PIT
@CIN
14
11
STL
@LAD
3
5
PHI
@MLN
6
0
PHI
@MLN
1
2
CHC
@SFG
3
6
Sunday, May 31, 1959,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 27,706, Time of Game: 2:22
Indians
4
25-17
 Lost 2 
1st
at Tigers
7
20-23
 Won 1 
5th, 5½ GB
W: Jerry Davie (2-1)
L: Mike Garcia (0-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         3  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    4  4  0
Tigers          2  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  3    7  6  0
Winning Run scored with 1 out

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Piersall CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .256 .314 .353 .666 -0.050 0.86 0.023 -0.073 -0.3 1 0
Vic Power 1B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .289 .324 .451 .775 -0.093 1.11 0.024 -0.118 -0.7 9 0 GDP
Minnie Minoso LF 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 .290 .372 .469 .841 0.041 1.00 0.099 -0.058 0.6 3 0 2B,HBP
Rocky Colavito RF 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .301 .366 .590 .956 0.043 1.02 0.116 -0.073 0.8 3 0 SB
Ed Fitz Gerald C 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .235 .287 .321 .608 -0.091 1.26 0.014 -0.105 -0.4 4 1 HBP
Jim Baxes 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .271 .338 .441 .779 -0.056 1.35 0.044 -0.100 0.1 1 2
Woodie Held SS 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .267 .324 .458 .782 -0.071 1.16 0.002 -0.072 -0.5 1 1 SF
Billy Martin 2B 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .224 .269 .376 .645 0.059 1.02 0.125 -0.066 0.3 3 2 HR
Don Ferrarese P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .333 .333 .556 .889 -0.034 0.67 0.000 -0.034 -0.4 0 1
   Tito Francona PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .231 .389 .462 .850 -0.029 1.16 0.000 -0.029 -0.2
   Mike Garcia P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 2
   Jim Perry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 29 4 4 4 2 5 34 .138 .235 .276 .511 -0.281 1.08 0.447 -0.728 -0.7 25 9
2B: M Minoso (11, off J Davie).
HR: B Martin (5, off J Davie, 4th inn, 0 on, 2 outs).
SF: W Held (2, off J Davie).
HBP: E Fitz Gerald (1, by J Davie); M Minoso (5, by J Davie).
TB: B Martin 4; M Minoso 2; R Colavito; J Piersall.
GIDP: V Power (7).
RBI: R Colavito 2 (27); B Martin (15); W Held (19).
2-out RBI: B Martin.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Baxes-V Power.
Baserunning
SB: R Colavito (1, 2nd base off J Davie/R Wilson).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 3 1 1 0 1 2 5 .288 .435 .532 .967 0.012 1.63 0.097 -0.085 0.1 4 1 SH
Harvey Kuenn RF 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 .354 .403 .438 .840 -0.211 1.86 0.010 -0.221 -1.8 4 0 GDP,IW
Charlie Maxwell LF 4 2 1 3 1 0 5 .248 .317 .504 .821 0.241 1.72 0.325 -0.085 2.1 1 0 HR
Al Kaline CF 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .333 .393 .557 .950 0.112 1.08 0.125 -0.014 1.1 5 0
Red Wilson C 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .255 .286 .277 .562 0.085 1.77 0.157 -0.072 1.1 5 0
Rocky Bridges SS 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 .307 .372 .399 .771 0.066 1.97 0.094 -0.028 0.7 1 2 SH
   Bobo Osborne PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .220 .297 .329 .626 -0.047 1.81 0.000 -0.047 -0.2
   Coot Veal SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.333 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Gail Harris 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .183 .256 .358 .614 -0.220 1.62 0.000 -0.220 -1.9 6 1
Frank Bolling 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .221 .277 .325 .602 -0.120 1.94 0.017 -0.137 -1.0 1 1 IW
Jerry Davie P 3 1 2 2 1 0 4 .444 .545 .444 .990 0.300 1.93 0.325 -0.025 2.4 0 2
Team Totals 28 7 6 7 9 5 39 .214 .405 .321 .727 0.218 1.72 1.150 -0.934 2.6 27 7
HR: C Maxwell (9, off J Perry, 9th inn, 2 on, 1 out to RF).
SH: R Bridges (2, off D Ferrarese); E Yost (4, off M Garcia).
IBB: F Bolling (1, by D Ferrarese); H Kuenn (1, by J Perry).
TB: C Maxwell 4; J Davie 2; R Wilson; E Yost; A Kaline.
GIDP: H Kuenn (2).
RBI: C Maxwell 3 (29); J Davie 2 (2); R Wilson (6); R Bridges (18).
2-out RBI: J Davie 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Harris-R Bridges-G Harris-F Bolling.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Ferrarese 6 4 4 4 7 5 0 3.75 28 46 -0.056 1.61 -0.9
Mike Garcia, L (0-4) 2.1 1 1 1 1 0 0 2.59 9 0 0 0.138 1.63 0.9
Jim Perry 0 1 2 2 1 0 1 4.95 2 1 1 -0.299 3.73 -2.6
Team Totals 8.1 6 7 7 9 5 1 7.56 39 46 1 1 -0.217 1.72 -2.6

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Davie, W (2-1) 9 4 4 4 2 5 1 3.51 34 66 0.283 1.08 0.7
Team Totals 9 4 4 4 2 5 1 4.00 34 66 0.283 1.08 0.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Davie 2 (3; E Fitz Gerald, M Minoso).
IBB: J Perry (1; H Kuenn); D Ferrarese (1; F Bolling).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Paparella, 1B - Ed Runge, 2B - Frank Tabacchi, 3B - Hank Soar.
Time of Game: 2:22.
Attendance: 27,706.
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 RF
3 Minnie Minoso LF 3 Charlie Maxwell LF
4 Rocky Colavito RF 4 Al Kaline CF
5 Ed Fitz Gerald C 5 Red Wilson C
6 Jim Baxes 3B 6 Rocky Bridges SS
7 Woodie Held SS 7 Gail Harris 1B
8 Billy Martin 2B 8 Frank Bolling 2B
9 Don Ferrarese P 9 Jerry Davie P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 4-4 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR DET C. Maxwell J. Perry 29% 100% Home Run; Davie Scores; Kuenn Scores
b3 2-3 2 123 RR DET J. Davie D. Ferrarese 21% 68% Single; Kaline Scores; Wilson Scores; Bolling to 3B; Davie to 2B/Adv on throw
t4 3-4 2 --- R CLE B. Martin J. Davie -12% 55% Home Run
b2 2-3 0 12- OO DET H. Kuenn D. Ferrarese -12% 42% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B; Yost to 2B
t1 0-0 1 -23 RR CLE R. Colavito J. Davie -10% 31% Single; Power Scores; Minoso Scores

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' Jerry Davie facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall J. Davie 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE V. Power J. Davie -2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- CLE M. Minoso J. Davie -8% 42% Double; Power to 3B
t1 0-0 1 -23 RR CLE R. Colavito J. Davie -10% 31% Single; Power Scores; Minoso Scores
t1 2-0 1 1-- CLE E. Fitz Gerald J. Davie -1% 30% Colavito Steals 2B
t1 2-0 1 -2- CLE E. Fitz Gerald J. Davie -1% 29% Hit By Pitch
t1 2-0 1 12- CLE J. Baxes J. Davie -4% 24% Walk; Colavito to 3B; Fitz Gerald to 2B
t1 2-0 1 123 RO CLE W. Held J. Davie -0% 24% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Colavito Scores
t1 3-0 2 12- O CLE B. Martin J. Davie 3% 27% Popfly: 3B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Don Ferrarese facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- DET E. Yost D. Ferrarese 4% 30% Walk
b1 0-3 0 1-- O DET H. Kuenn D. Ferrarese -3% 27% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-3 1 1-- DET C. Maxwell D. Ferrarese 4% 31% Walk; Yost to 2B
b1 0-3 1 12- DET A. Kaline D. Ferrarese 6% 37% Walk; Yost to 3B; Maxwell to 2B
b1 0-3 1 123 R DET R. Wilson D. Ferrarese 9% 46% Walk; Yost Scores; Maxwell to 3B; Kaline to 2B
b1 1-3 1 123 R DET R. Bridges D. Ferrarese 9% 55% Walk; Maxwell Scores; Kaline to 3B; Wilson to 2B
b1 2-3 1 123 O DET G. Harris D. Ferrarese -8% 47% Strikeout Looking
b1 2-3 2 123 O DET F. Bolling D. Ferrarese -8% 40% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 2.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-2, Tigers' Jerry Davie facing 9-1-2
t2 3-2 0 --- O CLE D. Ferrarese J. Davie 2% 42% Strikeout Looking
t2 3-2 1 --- CLE J. Piersall J. Davie -2% 40% Single
t2 3-2 1 1-- OO CLE V. Power J. Davie 5% 44% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B-2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-3, Indians' Don Ferrarese facing 9-1-2
b2 2-3 0 --- DET J. Davie D. Ferrarese 4% 48% Walk
b2 2-3 0 1-- DET E. Yost D. Ferrarese 6% 55% Single; Davie to 2B
b2 2-3 0 12- OO DET H. Kuenn D. Ferrarese -12% 42% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-1B; Yost to 2B
b2 2-3 2 -2- O DET C. Maxwell D. Ferrarese -4% 39% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 2.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-2, Tigers' Jerry Davie facing 3-4-5
t3 3-2 0 --- O CLE M. Minoso J. Davie 2% 41% Strikeout
t3 3-2 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito J. Davie 2% 43% Flyball: CF
t3 3-2 2 --- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald J. Davie 1% 44% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-3, Indians' Don Ferrarese facing 4-5-6
b3 2-3 0 --- DET A. Kaline D. Ferrarese 4% 48% Single
b3 2-3 0 1-- DET R. Wilson D. Ferrarese 7% 55% Single; Kaline to 2B
b3 2-3 0 12- O DET R. Bridges D. Ferrarese -1% 54% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Kaline to 3B; Wilson to 2B
b3 2-3 1 -23 O DET G. Harris D. Ferrarese -9% 45% Strikeout Looking
b3 2-3 2 -23 DET F. Bolling D. Ferrarese 2% 47% Intentional Walk
b3 2-3 2 123 RR DET J. Davie D. Ferrarese 21% 68% Single; Kaline Scores; Wilson Scores; Bolling to 3B; Davie to 2B/Adv on throw
b3 4-3 2 -23 O DET E. Yost D. Ferrarese -5% 62% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 4.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, Tigers' Jerry Davie facing 6-7-8
t4 3-4 0 --- O CLE J. Baxes J. Davie 3% 65% Strikeout Looking
t4 3-4 1 --- O CLE W. Held J. Davie 2% 67% Flyball: RF
t4 3-4 2 --- R CLE B. Martin J. Davie -12% 55% Home Run
t4 4-4 2 --- O CLE D. Ferrarese J. Davie 1% 56% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Tied 4-4, Indians' Don Ferrarese facing 2-3-4
b4 4-4 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn D. Ferrarese -3% 53% Popfly: 2B
b4 4-4 1 --- O DET C. Maxwell D. Ferrarese -2% 51% Popfly: 2B
b4 4-4 2 --- O DET A. Kaline D. Ferrarese -1% 50% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 4.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 4-4, Tigers' Jerry Davie facing 1-2-3
t5 4-4 0 --- O CLE J. Piersall J. Davie 3% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 4-4 1 --- O CLE V. Power J. Davie 2% 55% Flyball: RF
t5 4-4 2 --- CLE M. Minoso J. Davie -2% 54% Hit By Pitch
t5 4-4 2 1-- O CLE R. Colavito J. Davie 3% 57% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Tied 4-4, Indians' Don Ferrarese facing 5-6-7
b5 4-4 0 --- O DET R. Wilson D. Ferrarese -3% 54% Groundout: P-1B
b5 4-4 1 --- O DET R. Bridges D. Ferrarese -2% 52% Flyball: LF
b5 4-4 2 --- O DET G. Harris D. Ferrarese -2% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 4.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 4-4, Tigers' Jerry Davie facing 5-6-7
t6 4-4 0 --- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald J. Davie 3% 53% Flyball: CF
t6 4-4 1 --- O CLE J. Baxes J. Davie 2% 56% Flyball: CF
t6 4-4 2 --- O CLE W. Held J. Davie 2% 58% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Tied 4-4, Indians' Don Ferrarese facing 8-9-1
b6 4-4 0 --- O DET F. Bolling D. Ferrarese -3% 54% Flyball: CF
b6 4-4 1 --- O DET J. Davie D. Ferrarese -2% 52% Foul Flyball: 1B
b6 4-4 2 --- O DET E. Yost D. Ferrarese -2% 50% Strikeout (C-1B)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 4.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Tied 4-4, Tigers' Jerry Davie facing 8-9-1
t7 4-4 0 --- O CLE B. Martin J. Davie 4% 54% Popfly: 3B
Tito Francona pinch hits for Don Ferrarese (P) batting 9th
t7 4-4 1 --- O CLE T. Francona J. Davie 3% 57% Lineout: CF
t7 4-4 2 --- O CLE J. Piersall J. Davie 2% 59% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Tied 4-4, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 2-3-4
Mike Garcia replaces Tito Francona (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-4 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn M. Garcia -4% 55% Lineout: LF
b7 4-4 1 --- O DET C. Maxwell M. Garcia -3% 52% Groundout: P-1B
b7 4-4 2 --- DET A. Kaline M. Garcia 2% 54% Walk
b7 4-4 2 1-- O DET R. Wilson M. Garcia -4% 50% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 4.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Tied 4-4, Tigers' Jerry Davie facing 2-3-4
t8 4-4 0 --- O CLE V. Power J. Davie 5% 55% Flyball: RF
t8 4-4 1 --- O CLE M. Minoso J. Davie 4% 58% Flyball: LF
t8 4-4 2 --- O CLE R. Colavito J. Davie 3% 61% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Tied 4-4, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 6-7-8
Bobo Osborne pinch hits for Rocky Bridges (SS) batting 6th
b8 4-4 0 --- O DET B. Osborne M. Garcia -5% 56% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 4-4 1 --- O DET G. Harris M. Garcia -4% 53% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 4-4 2 --- O DET F. Bolling M. Garcia -3% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 4.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Tied 4-4, Tigers' Jerry Davie facing 5-6-7
Coot Veal replaces Bobo Osborne (PH) playing SS batting 6th
t9 4-4 0 --- O CLE E. Fitz Gerald J. Davie 6% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 4-4 1 --- O CLE J. Baxes J. Davie 5% 61% Popfly: 3B
t9 4-4 2 --- O CLE W. Held J. Davie 3% 64% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Tied 4-4, Indians' Mike Garcia facing 9-1-2
b9 4-4 0 --- DET J. Davie M. Garcia 7% 71% Single
b9 4-4 0 1-- O DET E. Yost M. Garcia -1% 70% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Davie to 2B
Jim Perry replaces Mike Garcia pitching and batting 9th
b9 4-4 1 -2- DET H. Kuenn J. Perry 1% 71% Intentional Walk
b9 4-4 1 12- 1,(0-0)  RRR DET C. Maxwell J. Perry 29% 100% Home Run; Davie Scores; Kuenn Scores
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 7.

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