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Standings
CLE
@DET
4
5
SFG
@CIN
6
3
LAD
@MLN
1
8
LAD
@MLN
4
3
STL
@PHI
5
4
CHC
@PIT
6
7
Monday, August 17, 1959,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 4,788, Time of Game: 2:15
Indians
4
67-50
 Lost 3 
2nd, 3½ GB
at Tigers
5
58-60
 Won 3 
5th, 13 GB
W: Paul Foytack (11-10)
L: Gary Bell (13-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  3  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    4  8  0
Tigers          0  1  0   0  3  1   0  0  X    5  8  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Vic Power 1B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .301 .344 .431 .776 0.009 1.03 0.081 -0.072 0.3 8 0
Minnie Minoso LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .303 .380 .478 .859 -0.044 0.74 0.019 -0.063 -0.5 3 0
Tito Francona CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .384 .420 .620 1.040 -0.125 1.05 0.000 -0.125 -1.1 3 0 GDP
Rocky Colavito RF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .272 .349 .549 .898 0.013 1.12 0.103 -0.090 0.4 3 0 HR
Jim Baxes 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .254 .318 .487 .805 0.009 0.81 0.066 -0.057 -0.0 2 1 2B
George Strickland 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .253 .322 .330 .651 0.063 1.55 0.156 -0.093 0.6 0 3
Russ Nixon C 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .206 .253 .271 .525 0.007 0.81 0.033 -0.026 0.1 2 0 2B
   Dick Brown PR-C 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .221 .294 .377 .671 -0.043 1.77 0.000 -0.043 -0.3 2 0
   Jack Harshman PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .160 .333 .280 .613 -0.054 2.15 0.000 -0.054 -0.2
Woodie Held SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .245 .308 .437 .745 -0.083 1.11 0.018 -0.101 -0.5 1 2
Gary Bell P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .207 .246 .224 .470 0.067 1.25 0.095 -0.028 0.7 0 1
   Elmer Valo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .214 .409 .214 .623 -0.044 1.73 0.000 -0.044 -0.2
   Bobby Locke P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .364 .524 .887 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 8 3 0 7 35 .229 .229 .371 .600 -0.225 1.13 0.571 -0.796 -0.7 24 7
2B: R Nixon (4, off P Foytack); J Baxes (10, off P Foytack).
HR: R Colavito (35, off P Foytack, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
TB: R Colavito 4; R Nixon 2; G Strickland 2; J Baxes 2; W Held; V Power; M Minoso.
GIDP: T Francona (9).
RBI: V Power (49); G Strickland (42); R Colavito (89).
2-out RBI: V Power.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 6.

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 1 1 0 4 .264 .428 .408 .836 0.132 1.32 0.174 -0.042 0.9 1 3
Frank Bolling 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .255 .332 .379 .711 -0.058 1.34 0.039 -0.097 -0.4 1 2 SB
Harvey Kuenn RF 3 0 1 2 1 0 4 .351 .409 .501 .911 0.191 1.48 0.261 -0.070 1.1 2 0
Al Kaline CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .322 .396 .532 .928 -0.105 0.95 0.000 -0.105 -1.0 2 0
Charlie Maxwell LF 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .249 .355 .481 .836 0.104 0.89 0.138 -0.034 1.0 2 0 HR
Gail Harris 1B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .219 .288 .344 .632 0.080 0.98 0.128 -0.048 0.4 8 0
Lou Berberet C 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .224 .290 .362 .652 -0.055 1.01 0.007 -0.062 -0.6 8 1 SF
Rocky Bridges SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .281 .328 .367 .695 0.029 0.73 0.067 -0.038 0.2 3 1 2B
   Coot Veal SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .195 .276 .241 .517 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Paul Foytack P 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .086 .145 .086 .231 -0.043 1.15 0.033 -0.077 -0.7 0 3
Team Totals 31 5 8 5 4 2 36 .258 .333 .387 .720 0.275 1.11 0.847 -0.573 0.9 27 10
2B: R Bridges (14, off G Bell).
HR: C Maxwell (26, off G Bell, 2nd inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
SF: L Berberet (5, off G Bell).
TB: C Maxwell 5; R Bridges 3; E Yost; L Berberet; G Harris; H Kuenn.
RBI: H Kuenn 2 (53); L Berberet (32); C Maxwell (77); E Yost (45).
2-out RBI: H Kuenn 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Bolling-R Bridges-G Harris.
E: G Harris (3).
Baserunning
SB: F Bolling (1, 2nd base off G Bell/R Nixon).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gary Bell, L (13-10) 6 6 5 5 3 2 1 3.84 27 39 -0.352 1.27 -1.9
Bobby Locke 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 3.62 9 0 0 0.077 0.59 1.0
Team Totals 8 8 5 5 4 2 1 5.62 36 39 0 0 -0.275 1.11 -0.9

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Paul Foytack, W (11-10) 9 8 4 2 0 7 1 4.73 35 66 0.225 1.13 0.7
Team Totals 9 8 4 2 0 7 1 2.00 35 66 0.225 1.13 0.7
Balks: None.
WP: G Bell (8).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Rice, 1B - Eddie Rommel, 2B - Johnny Stevens, 3B - Larry Napp.
Time of Game: 2:15.
Attendance: 4,788.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Detroit Tigers
1 Vic Power 1B 1 Eddie Yost 3B
2 Minnie Minoso LF 2 Frank Bolling 2B
3 Tito Francona CF 3 Harvey Kuenn RF
4 Rocky Colavito RF 4 Al Kaline CF
5 Jim Baxes 2B 5 Charlie Maxwell LF
6 George Strickland 3B 6 Gail Harris 1B
7 Russ Nixon C 7 Lou Berberet C
8 Woodie Held SS 8 Rocky Bridges SS
9 Gary Bell P 9 Paul Foytack P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 2-3 2 -23 RR DET H. Kuenn G. Bell 25% 68% Single; Foytack Scores; Yost Scores
t6 3-4 1 -2- R CLE G. Strickland P. Foytack -13% 50% Single; Baxes Scores
b6 4-4 0 1-- DET G. Harris G. Bell 13% 75% Single; Maxwell to 3B
b5 1-3 1 12- R DET E. Yost G. Bell 13% 47% Single; Bridges Scores; Foytack to 2B
t2 0-0 0 --- R CLE R. Colavito P. Foytack -10% 40% Home Run

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' Paul Foytack facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE V. Power P. Foytack 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE M. Minoso P. Foytack 2% 54% Strikeout (C-1B)
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE T. Francona P. Foytack 1% 55% Flyball: CF
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% 53% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 --- DET F. Bolling G. Bell 2% 55% Walk
b1 0-0 1 1-- DET H. Kuenn G. Bell 2% 57% Bolling Steals 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- O DET H. Kuenn G. Bell -3% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 -2- O DET A. Kaline G. Bell -3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Tigers 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- R CLE R. Colavito P. Foytack -10% 40% Home Run
t2 1-0 0 --- O CLE J. Baxes P. Foytack 2% 42% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- CLE G. Strickland P. Foytack -2% 40% Single
t2 1-0 1 1-- O CLE R. Nixon P. Foytack 3% 42% Strikeout
t2 1-0 2 1-- CLE W. Held P. Foytack -2% 40% Single; Strickland to 2B
t2 1-0 2 12- R CLE G. Bell P. Foytack -10% 31% Reached on E3 (catch) (Ground Ball to 2B); Strickland Scores/No RBI/unER; Held to 2B
t2 2-0 2 12- R CLE V. Power P. Foytack -8% 23% Single; Held Scores/unER; Bell to 2B
t2 3-0 2 12- O CLE M. Minoso P. Foytack 3% 25% Popfly: SS
3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Indians' Gary Bell facing 5-6-7
b2 0-3 0 --- R DET C. Maxwell G. Bell 9% 34% Home Run
b2 1-3 0 --- O DET G. Harris G. Bell -2% 32% Flyball: RF
b2 1-3 1 --- O DET L. Berberet G. Bell -2% 30% Flyball: CF
b2 1-3 2 --- O DET R. Bridges G. Bell -1% 29% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 3-4-5
t3 3-1 0 --- O CLE T. Francona P. Foytack 2% 31% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 3-1 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito P. Foytack 1% 32% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 3-1 2 --- O CLE J. Baxes P. Foytack 1% 33% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Gary Bell facing 9-1-2
b3 1-3 0 --- O DET P. Foytack G. Bell -3% 30% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-3 1 --- DET E. Yost G. Bell 3% 33% Walk
b3 1-3 1 1-- DET F. Bolling G. Bell 2% 35% Wild Pitch; Yost to 2B
b3 1-3 1 -2- O DET F. Bolling G. Bell -4% 31% Groundout: P-1B
b3 1-3 2 -2- O DET H. Kuenn G. Bell -4% 27% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 6-7-8
t4 3-1 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland P. Foytack 2% 29% Groundout: P-1B
t4 3-1 1 --- CLE R. Nixon P. Foytack -3% 26% Double
Dick Brown pinch runs for Russ Nixon (C) batting 7th
t4 3-1 1 -2- O CLE W. Held P. Foytack 3% 28% Strikeout Looking
t4 3-1 2 -2- O CLE G. Bell P. Foytack 3% 31% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Gary Bell facing 4-5-6
Dick Brown moves from PR to C
b4 1-3 0 --- O DET A. Kaline G. Bell -3% 28% Popfly: 1B
b4 1-3 1 --- O DET C. Maxwell G. Bell -2% 26% Flyball: LF
b4 1-3 2 --- O DET G. Harris G. Bell -1% 25% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-1, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 1-2-3
t5 3-1 0 --- O CLE V. Power P. Foytack 2% 27% Groundout: P-1B
t5 3-1 1 --- CLE M. Minoso P. Foytack -2% 25% Single
t5 3-1 1 1-- OO CLE T. Francona P. Foytack 4% 29% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 1-3, Indians' Gary Bell facing 7-8-9
b5 1-3 0 --- O DET L. Berberet G. Bell -3% 26% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 1-3 1 --- DET R. Bridges G. Bell 6% 31% Double
b5 1-3 1 -2- DET P. Foytack G. Bell 3% 35% Walk
b5 1-3 1 12- R DET E. Yost G. Bell 13% 47% Single; Bridges Scores; Foytack to 2B
b5 2-3 1 12- O DET F. Bolling G. Bell -4% 43% Groundout: 3B-1B; Foytack to 3B; Yost to 2B
b5 2-3 2 -23 RR DET H. Kuenn G. Bell 25% 68% Single; Foytack Scores; Yost Scores
b5 4-3 2 1-- O DET A. Kaline G. Bell -2% 66% Popfly: SS
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Tigers 4.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 4-5-6
t6 3-4 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito P. Foytack 4% 70% Foul Flyball: C
t6 3-4 1 --- CLE J. Baxes P. Foytack -7% 63% Double
t6 3-4 1 -2- R CLE G. Strickland P. Foytack -13% 50% Single; Baxes Scores
t6 4-4 1 1-- O CLE D. Brown P. Foytack 4% 54% Strikeout
t6 4-4 2 1-- O CLE W. Held P. Foytack 4% 58% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Tied 4-4, Indians' Gary Bell facing 5-6-7
b6 4-4 0 --- DET C. Maxwell G. Bell 5% 63% Single
b6 4-4 0 1-- DET G. Harris G. Bell 13% 75% Single; Maxwell to 3B
b6 4-4 0 1-3 RO DET L. Berberet G. Bell -1% 74% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; Maxwell Scores
b6 5-4 1 1-- O DET R. Bridges G. Bell -3% 71% Foul Flyball: RF
b6 5-4 2 1-- O DET P. Foytack G. Bell -2% 69% Foul Flyball: 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 5.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 4-5, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 9-1-2
Elmer Valo pinch hits for Gary Bell (P) batting 9th
t7 4-5 0 --- O CLE E. Valo P. Foytack 4% 74% Foul Flyball: 3B
t7 4-5 1 --- O CLE V. Power P. Foytack 3% 77% Flyball: RF
t7 4-5 2 --- O CLE M. Minoso P. Foytack 2% 79% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-4, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 1-2-3
Bobby Locke replaces Elmer Valo (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 5-4 0 --- O DET E. Yost B. Locke -2% 77% Foul Flyball: C
b7 5-4 1 --- O DET F. Bolling B. Locke -1% 75% Flyball: LF
b7 5-4 2 --- DET H. Kuenn B. Locke 1% 76% Walk
b7 5-4 2 1-- O DET A. Kaline B. Locke -2% 74% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 5.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 4-5, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 3-4-5
t8 4-5 0 --- O CLE T. Francona P. Foytack 6% 80% Flyball: RF
t8 4-5 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito P. Foytack 4% 84% Lineout: LF
t8 4-5 2 --- O CLE J. Baxes P. Foytack 3% 87% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-4, Indians' Bobby Locke facing 5-6-7
b8 5-4 0 --- O DET C. Maxwell B. Locke -1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 5-4 1 --- O DET G. Harris B. Locke -1% 84% Foul Flyball: C
b8 5-4 2 --- DET L. Berberet B. Locke 1% 85% Single
b8 5-4 2 1-- DET R. Bridges B. Locke 1% 86% Single; Berberet to 2B
b8 5-4 2 12- O DET P. Foytack B. Locke -3% 83% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 5.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 4-5, Tigers' Paul Foytack facing 6-7-8
Coot Veal replaces Rocky Bridges playing SS batting 8th
t9 4-5 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland P. Foytack 7% 91% Flyball: LF
Jack Harshman pinch hits for Dick Brown (C) batting 7th
t9 4-5 1 --- O CLE J. Harshman P. Foytack 5% 96% Strikeout
t9 4-5 2 --- O CLE W. Held P. Foytack 4% 100% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Tigers 5.

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