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CLE
@KCA
3
4
STL
@CIN
4
5
BRO
@PHI
4
5
NYG
@PIT
11
1
Tuesday, July 5, 1955,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 17,087, Time of Game: 2:16
Indians
3
46-32
 Lost 1 
2nd, 5½ GB
at Athletics
4
34-42
 Won 2 
6th, 16½ GB
W: Tom Gorman (4-1)
L: Early Wynn (11-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   1  0  1   0  1  0    3  6  0
Athletics       2  0  0   0  1  0   0  1  X    4  7  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Al Smith RF 4 2 3 1 0 0 .324 .943 0.165 0.94 0.187 -0.022 1.3 1 0 HR,2B
Bobby Young 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 .211 .505 -0.044 0.88 0.000 -0.044 -0.4 4 1
   Bobby Avila PH-2B 1 0 1 1 1 0 .274 .775 0.142 1.75 0.142 0.000 1.1 1 0
Al Rosen 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .228 .732 -0.152 1.67 0.032 -0.185 -0.8 5 1 GDP
Ralph Kiner LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .257 .842 -0.164 1.91 0.047 -0.211 -0.9 2 0 CS
Larry Doby CF 4 0 0 0 0 3 .315 .854 -0.140 1.36 0.000 -0.140 -0.8 0 0
George Strickland SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .642 -0.063 0.82 0.000 -0.063 -0.4 2 3
   Gene Woodling PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .683 -0.036 1.41 0.000 -0.036 -0.1
Jim Hegan C 3 1 1 1 0 1 .179 .574 0.201 1.35 0.249 -0.047 0.6 6 0 HR
Joe Altobelli 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 .170 .417 -0.078 1.03 0.000 -0.078 -0.5 2 0
Early Wynn P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .570 -0.076 1.01 0.000 -0.076 -0.5 1 0
Team Totals 31 3 6 3 2 4 .194 .662 -0.245 1.32 0.657 -0.902 -1.5 24 5
2B: A Smith (18, off B Shantz).
HR: J Hegan (4, off B Shantz; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF); A Smith (14, off B Shantz; 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
TB: A Smith 7; J Hegan 4; R Kiner; B Avila.
GIDP: A Rosen (8).
RBI: B Avila (28); J Hegan (15); A Smith (47).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Baserunning
CS: R Kiner (2, 2nd base by B Shantz/J Astroth).

Kansas City Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe DeMaestri SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 .238 .583 0.043 0.75 0.100 -0.057 0.3 5 0 HR
Elmer Valo LF 2 1 1 0 2 0 .392 1.032 0.093 0.82 0.109 -0.016 1.0 0 0 SB
Bill Renna RF 3 1 0 0 0 1 .228 .699 -0.079 0.92 0.000 -0.079 -1.0 4 0
   Enos Slaughter PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .656 -0.024 0.99 0.000 -0.024 -0.3 0 0
Harry Simpson CF 2 0 2 2 1 0 .284 .834 0.233 0.81 0.233 0.000 2.6 1 0 3B,HBP
Vic Power 1B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .302 .833 -0.083 0.94 0.013 -0.097 -1.1 3 1
Jim Finigan 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 .284 .829 -0.117 1.12 0.000 -0.117 -1.3 4 1
Hector Lopez 3B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .281 .682 0.237 0.92 0.295 -0.058 0.3 4 1 HR
Joe Astroth C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .237 .699 -0.023 0.52 0.017 -0.040 -0.2 5 1
Bobby Shantz P 3 0 1 0 0 0 .185 .399 -0.019 0.55 0.012 -0.030 -0.3 1 0
   Tom Gorman P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .200 -0.007 0.29 0.000 -0.007 -0.1 0 0
Team Totals 31 4 7 4 4 4 .226 .817 0.254 0.81 0.779 -0.525 0.0 27 4
3B: H Simpson (5, off E Wynn).
HR: H Lopez (3, off E Wynn; 8th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); J DeMaestri (3, off E Wynn; 1st inn, 0 on, 0 outs to LF).
HBP: H Simpson (1, by E Wynn).
TB: J DeMaestri 4; H Lopez 4; H Simpson 4; E Valo; V Power; B Shantz.
RBI: H Simpson 2 (23); J DeMaestri (18); H Lopez (19).
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Lopez-J Finigan-V Power.
Baserunning
SB: E Valo (4, 2nd base off E Wynn/J Hegan).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Early Wynn, L (11-3) 8 7 4 4 4 4 2 2.37 36 52 -0.254 0.81 -0.0
Team Totals 8 7 4 4 4 4 2 4.50 36 52 -0.254 0.81 -0.0

Kansas City Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bobby Shantz 7.2 6 3 3 2 3 2 5.21 29 56 -0.005 1.16 0.5
Tom Gorman, W (4-1) 1.1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.25 4 2 0 0.252 2.48 0.9
Team Totals 9 6 3 3 2 4 2 3.00 33 56 2 0 0.247 1.32 1.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: E Wynn (2; H Simpson).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Runge, 1B - Bill Summers, 2B - Eddie Hurley, 3B - Hank Soar.
Time of Game: 2:16.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Kansas City Athletics
1 Al Smith RF 1 Joe DeMaestri SS
2 Bobby Young 2B 2 Elmer Valo LF
3 Al Rosen 3B 3 Bill Renna RF
4 Ralph Kiner LF 4 Harry Simpson CF
5 Larry Doby CF 5 Vic Power 1B
6 George Strickland SS 6 Jim Finigan 2B
7 Jim Hegan C 7 Hector Lopez 3B
8 Joe Altobelli 1B 8 Joe Astroth C
9 Early Wynn P 9 Bobby Shantz P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b8 3-3 1 --- R KCA H. Lopez E. Wynn 29% 86% Home Run
t8 2-3 0 --- R CLE J. Hegan B. Shantz -25% 50% Home Run
b1 1-0 1 1-- R KCA H. Simpson E. Wynn 12% 77% Triple to CF; Renna Scores
t4 0-2 0 --- R CLE A. Smith B. Shantz -11% 63% Home Run
t6 1-3 1 -2- R CLE B. Avila B. Shantz -10% 66% Single to LF; Smith 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, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE A. Smith B. Shantz 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE B. Young B. Shantz 2% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE A. Rosen B. Shantz 1% 55% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- R KCA J. DeMaestri E. Wynn 10% 65% Home Run
b1 1-0 0 --- KCA E. Valo E. Wynn 3% 68% Walk
b1 1-0 0 1-- O KCA B. Renna E. Wynn -3% 65% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b1 1-0 1 1-- R KCA H. Simpson E. Wynn 12% 77% Triple to CF; Renna Scores
b1 2-0 1 --3 O KCA V. Power E. Wynn -4% 73% Flyball: 2B
b1 2-0 2 --3 O KCA J. Finigan E. Wynn -3% 70% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 2.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O CLE R. Kiner B. Shantz 2% 72% Flyball: RF
t2 0-2 1 --- O CLE L. Doby B. Shantz 2% 74% Strikeout
t2 0-2 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland B. Shantz 1% 75% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 7-8-9
b2 2-0 0 --- O KCA H. Lopez E. Wynn -2% 73% Flyball: 3B
b2 2-0 1 --- KCA J. Astroth E. Wynn 2% 75% Walk
b2 2-0 1 1-- O KCA B. Shantz E. Wynn -2% 73% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b2 2-0 2 1-- O KCA J. DeMaestri E. Wynn -2% 72% Flyball: P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 2.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan B. Shantz 2% 74% Flyball: SS
t3 0-2 1 --- O CLE J. Altobelli B. Shantz 2% 76% Flyball: 2B
t3 0-2 2 --- O CLE E. Wynn B. Shantz 1% 77% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-0, Indians' Early Wynn facing 2-3-4
b3 2-0 0 --- O KCA E. Valo E. Wynn -2% 75% Foul Flyball: C
b3 2-0 1 --- O KCA B. Renna E. Wynn -1% 74% Flyball: 3B
b3 2-0 2 --- KCA H. Simpson E. Wynn 1% 75% Walk
b3 2-0 2 1-- KCA V. Power E. Wynn 1% 76% Single to LF; Simpson to 2B
b3 2-0 2 12- O KCA J. Finigan E. Wynn -3% 73% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 2.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 1-2-3
t4 0-2 0 --- R CLE A. Smith B. Shantz -11% 63% Home Run
t4 1-2 0 --- O CLE B. Young B. Shantz 3% 65% Flyball: 2B
t4 1-2 1 --- CLE A. Rosen B. Shantz -3% 62% Walk
t4 1-2 1 1-- CLE R. Kiner B. Shantz -5% 58% Single to LF; Rosen to 2B
t4 1-2 1 12- O CLE L. Doby B. Shantz 7% 65% Kiner Caught Stealing 2B (C-3B)
t4 1-2 2 -2- O CLE L. Doby B. Shantz 4% 69% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Indians' Early Wynn facing 7-8-9
b4 2-1 0 --- O KCA H. Lopez E. Wynn -2% 67% Flyball: 3B
b4 2-1 1 --- O KCA J. Astroth E. Wynn -2% 65% Flyball: SS
b4 2-1 2 --- KCA B. Shantz E. Wynn 1% 66% Single to RF
b4 2-1 2 1-- O KCA J. DeMaestri E. Wynn -2% 64% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 2.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 6-7-8
t5 1-2 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland B. Shantz 3% 67% Flyball: SS
t5 1-2 1 --- O CLE J. Hegan B. Shantz 2% 70% Strikeout
t5 1-2 2 --- O CLE J. Altobelli B. Shantz 1% 71% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, Indians' Early Wynn facing 2-3-4
b5 2-1 0 --- KCA E. Valo E. Wynn 3% 74% Walk
b5 2-1 0 1-- KCA B. Renna E. Wynn 3% 77% Valo Steals 2B
b5 2-1 0 -2- O KCA B. Renna E. Wynn -4% 73% Strikeout
b5 2-1 1 -2- R KCA H. Simpson E. Wynn 9% 82% Single to LF; Valo Scores
b5 3-1 1 1-- O KCA V. Power E. Wynn -2% 80% Strikeout
b5 3-1 2 1-- O KCA J. Finigan E. Wynn -2% 78% Foul Flyball: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 3.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 9-1-2
t6 1-3 0 --- O CLE E. Wynn B. Shantz 3% 81% Flyball: 3B
t6 1-3 1 --- CLE A. Smith B. Shantz -5% 76% Double to RF
Bobby Avila pinch hits for Bobby Young (2B) batting 2nd
t6 1-3 1 -2- R CLE B. Avila B. Shantz -10% 66% Single to LF; Smith Scores
t6 2-3 1 1-- OO CLE A. Rosen B. Shantz 8% 74% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Early Wynn facing 7-8-9
Bobby Avila moves from PH to 2B
b6 3-2 0 --- O KCA H. Lopez E. Wynn -2% 72% Flyball: 3B
b6 3-2 1 --- O KCA J. Astroth E. Wynn -2% 71% Flyball: LF
b6 3-2 2 --- O KCA B. Shantz E. Wynn -1% 70% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 3.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 4-5-6
t7 2-3 0 --- O CLE R. Kiner B. Shantz 4% 74% Flyball: RF
t7 2-3 1 --- O CLE L. Doby B. Shantz 3% 77% Groundout: 1B-P
t7 2-3 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland B. Shantz 2% 79% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-2, Indians' Early Wynn facing 1-2-3
b7 3-2 0 --- O KCA J. DeMaestri E. Wynn -2% 77% Flyball: 3B
b7 3-2 1 --- KCA E. Valo E. Wynn 2% 79% Single to SS
Enos Slaughter pinch hits for Bill Renna (RF) batting 3rd
b7 3-2 1 1-- O KCA E. Slaughter E. Wynn -2% 77% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b7 3-2 2 1-- KCA H. Simpson E. Wynn 2% 79% Hit By Pitch; Slaughter to 2B
b7 3-2 2 12- O KCA V. Power E. Wynn -4% 75% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 3.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-3, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 7-8-9
Enos Slaughter moves from PH to RF
t8 2-3 0 --- R CLE J. Hegan B. Shantz -25% 50% Home Run
t8 3-3 0 --- O CLE J. Altobelli B. Shantz 5% 55% Foul Flyball: 3B
t8 3-3 1 --- O CLE E. Wynn B. Shantz 3% 58% Foul Flyball: C
t8 3-3 2 --- CLE A. Smith B. Shantz -3% 56% Single to LF
t8 3-3 2 1-- CLE B. Avila B. Shantz -4% 52% Walk; Smith to 2B
Tom Gorman replaces Bobby Shantz pitching and batting 9th
t8 3-3 2 12- O CLE A. Rosen T. Gorman 9% 61% Foul Flyball: 1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Tied 3-3, Indians' Early Wynn facing 6-7-8
b8 3-3 0 --- O KCA J. Finigan E. Wynn -5% 56% Strikeout
b8 3-3 1 --- R KCA H. Lopez E. Wynn 29% 86% Home Run
b8 4-3 1 --- O KCA J. Astroth E. Wynn -1% 85% Flyball: LF
b8 4-3 2 --- O KCA T. Gorman E. Wynn -1% 84% Flyball: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 4.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-4, Athletics' Tom Gorman facing 4-5-6
t9 3-4 0 --- O CLE R. Kiner T. Gorman 7% 91% Flyball: SS
t9 3-4 1 --- O CLE L. Doby T. Gorman 5% 96% Strikeout
Gene Woodling pinch hits for George Strickland (SS) batting 6th
t9 3-4 2 --- O CLE G. Woodling T. Gorman 4% 100% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Athletics 4.

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