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@BOS
5
2
CLE
@DET
14
1
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@KCA
3
8
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@WSH
11
4
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0
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@LAD
7
9
 
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4
7
Tuesday, April 21, 1959,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 6,569, Time of Game: 1:57
White Sox
3
5-4
 Lost 2 
3rd, 2½ GB
at Athletics
8
4-5
 Won 2 
6th, 3½ GB
W: Bob Grim (2-1)
L: Billy Pierce (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  0  0   0  0  2   1  0  0    3  4  3
Athletics       1  4  0   1  0  1   1  0  X    8  9  1

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Luis Aparicio SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .294 .785 -0.090 0.71 0.000 -0.090 -1.7 0 0 GDP
Nellie Fox 2B 4 1 0 0 0 0 .350 .841 -0.039 0.39 0.000 -0.039 -0.8 4 1
Jim Landis CF 4 1 1 0 0 2 .294 .885 -0.014 0.23 0.006 -0.019 -0.2 1 0
Sherm Lollar C 4 0 1 2 0 0 .294 .833 0.010 0.42 0.043 -0.033 1.4 5 3 2B
Norm Cash 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .782 -0.045 0.43 0.000 -0.045 -0.9 7 0
Al Smith RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .372 -0.025 0.24 0.000 -0.025 -0.6 2 0
Johnny Callison LF 1 1 1 1 2 0 .091 .513 0.046 0.28 0.046 0.000 1.5 3 0 HR
Bubba Phillips 3B 2 0 0 0 1 1 .143 .361 0.023 0.49 0.038 -0.015 0.2 2 1
Billy Pierce P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Earl Torgeson PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .393 -0.036 1.39 0.000 -0.036 -0.6
   Bob Shaw P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 3
   Don Mueller PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .667 1.333 0.012 0.26 0.012 0.000 0.4
   Claude Raymond P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Rivera PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .667 2.333 -0.005 0.17 0.000 -0.005 -0.1
   Gerry Staley P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 30 3 4 3 3 5 .133 .479 -0.163 0.42 0.145 -0.307 -1.5 24 10
2B: S Lollar (1, off B Grim).
HR: J Callison (1, off B Grim; 7th inn, 0 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: J Callison 4; S Lollar 2; D Mueller; J Landis.
GIDP: L Aparicio (1).
RBI: S Lollar 2 (7); J Callison (1).
2-out RBI: S Lollar 2.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Lollar-B Phillips.
E: N Fox 2 (2); A Smith (2).

Kansas City Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Tuttle CF 4 2 1 0 1 1 .250 .899 0.075 0.54 0.085 -0.010 0.2 3 0 2B
Dick Williams 1B 4 1 2 3 0 0 .222 .652 0.131 1.01 0.174 -0.044 2.2 7 1 2B
Hector Lopez 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 .222 .735 0.060 0.63 0.094 -0.034 1.6 2 1 2B
Roger Maris RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 .222 .699 0.076 0.39 0.092 -0.015 -0.0 4 0 CS
Bob Cerv LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .233 .868 -0.023 0.25 0.006 -0.029 -0.6 3 0 CS
Hal Smith 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .597 -0.016 0.29 0.008 -0.024 0.2 0 6
Joe DeMaestri SS 3 1 0 0 1 1 .136 .497 -0.013 0.26 0.006 -0.019 -0.4 3 1
Frank House C 4 2 3 0 0 0 .346 1.029 0.033 0.20 0.034 -0.001 1.2 5 0
Bob Grim P 1 1 0 1 1 0 .143 .794 0.014 0.30 0.017 -0.003 -0.5 0 0 SF,SH
Team Totals 32 8 9 5 3 5 .281 .708 0.337 0.43 0.516 -0.179 4.0 27 9
2B: B Tuttle (1, off B Pierce); H Lopez (3, off G Staley); D Williams (3, off B Shaw).
SF: B Grim (1, off C Raymond).
SH: B Grim (1, off B Shaw).
TB: D Williams 3; F House 3; B Tuttle 2; R Maris 2; H Lopez 2.
RBI: D Williams 3 (3); R Maris (3); B Grim (5).
2-out RBI: D Williams 3; R Maris.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. H Smith-H Lopez-D Williams.
E: H Lopez (4).
Baserunning
CS: B Cerv (1, 3rd base by G Staley/S Lollar); R Maris (1, 2nd base by B Shaw/S Lollar).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Billy Pierce, L (1-1) 2 4 5 3 2 1 0 3.94 13 31 -0.310 1.00 -4.0
Bob Shaw 3 3 1 1 0 2 0 1.23 11 0 0 0.000 0.14 0.5
Claude Raymond 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 9.00 5 0 0 -0.017 0.17 -0.5
Gerry Staley 2 1 1 0 0 2 0 0.00 8 0 0 -0.010 0.11 -0.0
Team Totals 8 9 8 5 3 5 0 5.62 37 31 0 0 -0.337 0.43 -4.0

Kansas City Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Grim, W (2-1) 9 4 3 3 3 5 1 3.33 33 69 0.163 0.42 1.5
Team Totals 9 4 3 3 3 5 1 3.00 33 69 0.163 0.42 1.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - John Rice, 2B - Eddie Rommel, 3B - Johnny Stevens.
Time of Game: 1:57.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Kansas City Athletics
1 Luis Aparicio SS 1 Bill Tuttle CF
2 Nellie Fox 2B 2 Dick Williams 1B
3 Jim Landis CF 3 Hector Lopez 2B
4 Sherm Lollar C 4 Roger Maris RF
5 Norm Cash 1B 5 Bob Cerv LF
6 Al Smith RF 6 Hal Smith 3B
7 Johnny Callison LF 7 Joe DeMaestri SS
8 Bubba Phillips 3B 8 Frank House C
9 Billy Pierce P 9 Bob Grim P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 1-0 2 123 RR KCA D. Williams B. Pierce 15% 83% Single to RF; House Scores; Grim Scores; Tuttle to 3B; Williams to 2B/Adv on throw
b1 0-0 2 --3 R KCA R. Maris B. Pierce 9% 63% Single to RF; Tuttle Scores
b2 3-0 2 -23 RR KCA H. Lopez B. Pierce 9% 92% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball); Tuttle Scores/unER/No RBI; Williams Scores/No RBI/unER
b1 0-0 0 --- KCA B. Tuttle B. Pierce 6% 61% Double to LF
t3 0-5 1 12- OO CHW L. Aparicio B. Grim 5% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Bob Grim facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW L. Aparicio B. Grim 2% 52% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW N. Fox B. Grim 2% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHW J. Landis B. Grim 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- KCA B. Tuttle B. Pierce 6% 61% Double to LF
b1 0-0 0 -2- O KCA D. Williams B. Pierce -4% 57% Lineout: 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- O KCA H. Lopez B. Pierce -3% 54% Groundout: P-1B; Tuttle to 3B
b1 0-0 2 --3 R KCA R. Maris B. Pierce 9% 63% Single to RF; Tuttle Scores
b1 1-0 2 1-- O KCA B. Cerv B. Pierce -2% 61% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Athletics 1.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Bob Grim facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CHW S. Lollar B. Grim 2% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- O CHW N. Cash B. Grim 2% 65% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 2 --- O CHW A. Smith B. Grim 1% 66% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, White Sox' Billy Pierce facing 6-7-8
b2 1-0 0 --- O KCA H. Smith B. Pierce -2% 64% Foul Flyball: 1B
b2 1-0 1 --- O KCA J. DeMaestri B. Pierce -1% 62% Flyball: LF
b2 1-0 2 --- KCA F. House B. Pierce 1% 63% Single to CF
b2 1-0 2 1-- KCA B. Grim B. Pierce 2% 65% Walk; House to 2B
b2 1-0 2 12- KCA B. Tuttle B. Pierce 3% 68% Walk; House to 3B; Grim to 2B
b2 1-0 2 123 RR KCA D. Williams B. Pierce 15% 83% Single to RF; House Scores; Grim Scores; Tuttle to 3B; Williams to 2B/Adv on throw
b2 3-0 2 -23 RR KCA H. Lopez B. Pierce 9% 92% Reached on E9 (Fly Ball); Tuttle Scores/unER/No RBI; Williams Scores/No RBI/unER
b2 5-0 2 1-- O KCA R. Maris B. Pierce -1% 91% Groundout: C-1B
4 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Athletics 5.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-5, Athletics' Bob Grim facing 7-8-9
t3 0-5 0 --- CHW J. Callison B. Grim -2% 89% Walk
t3 0-5 0 1-- CHW B. Phillips B. Grim -4% 85% Walk; Callison to 2B
Earl Torgeson pinch hits for Billy Pierce (P) batting 9th
t3 0-5 0 12- O CHW E. Torgeson B. Grim 4% 89% Lineout: LF
t3 0-5 1 12- OO CHW L. Aparicio B. Grim 5% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-0, White Sox' Bob Shaw facing 5-6-7
Bob Shaw replaces Earl Torgeson (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b3 5-0 0 --- O KCA B. Cerv B. Shaw -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 5-0 1 --- O KCA H. Smith B. Shaw -0% 93% Flyball: RF
b3 5-0 2 --- O KCA J. DeMaestri B. Shaw -0% 92% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Athletics 5.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-5, Athletics' Bob Grim facing 2-3-4
t4 0-5 0 --- O CHW N. Fox B. Grim 1% 94% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t4 0-5 1 --- O CHW J. Landis B. Grim 1% 94% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-5 2 --- O CHW S. Lollar B. Grim 0% 95% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-0, White Sox' Bob Shaw facing 8-9-1
b4 5-0 0 --- KCA F. House B. Shaw 1% 96% Single to RF
b4 5-0 0 1-- O KCA B. Grim B. Shaw -0% 95% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; House to 2B
b4 5-0 1 -2- O KCA B. Tuttle B. Shaw -1% 95% Groundout: P-1B
b4 5-0 2 -2- R KCA D. Williams B. Shaw 2% 97% Double to CF; House Scores
b4 6-0 2 -2- O KCA H. Lopez B. Shaw -0% 96% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Athletics 6.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-6, Athletics' Bob Grim facing 5-6-7
t5 0-6 0 --- O CHW N. Cash B. Grim 1% 97% Flyball: RF
t5 0-6 1 --- O CHW A. Smith B. Grim 0% 98% Flyball: CF
t5 0-6 2 --- CHW J. Callison B. Grim -0% 97% Walk
t5 0-6 2 1-- O CHW B. Phillips B. Grim 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Athletics 6.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 6-0, White Sox' Bob Shaw facing 4-5-6
b5 6-0 0 --- KCA R. Maris B. Shaw 0% 98% Single to CF
b5 6-0 0 1-- O KCA B. Cerv B. Shaw -0% 98% Maris Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b5 6-0 1 --- O KCA B. Cerv B. Shaw -0% 98% Strikeout
b5 6-0 2 --- O KCA H. Smith B. Shaw -0% 98% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Athletics 6.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-6, Athletics' Bob Grim facing 9-1-2
Don Mueller pinch hits for Bob Shaw (P) batting 9th
t6 0-6 0 --- CHW D. Mueller B. Grim -1% 96% Single to 2B
t6 0-6 0 1-- O CHW L. Aparicio B. Grim 1% 97% Lineout: SS
t6 0-6 1 1-- O CHW N. Fox B. Grim 1% 98% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 0-6 2 1-- CHW J. Landis B. Grim -1% 98% Single to LF; Fox to 2B
t6 0-6 2 12- RR CHW S. Lollar B. Grim -4% 93% Double to LF; Fox Scores; Landis Scores; Lollar to 3B/Adv on E4
t6 2-6 2 --3 O CHW N. Cash B. Grim 2% 95% Flyball: LF
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Athletics 6.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 6-2, White Sox' Claude Raymond facing 7-8-9
Claude Raymond replaces Don Mueller (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 6-2 0 --- KCA J. DeMaestri C. Raymond 1% 96% Walk
b6 6-2 0 1-- KCA F. House C. Raymond 2% 98% Single to RF; DeMaestri to 3B
b6 6-2 0 1-3 RO KCA B. Grim C. Raymond -0% 98% Flyball: LF/Sacrifice Fly; DeMaestri Scores
b6 7-2 1 1-- O KCA B. Tuttle C. Raymond -0% 97% Flyball: 2B
b6 7-2 2 1-- O KCA D. Williams C. Raymond -0% 97% Lineout: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Athletics 7.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 2-7, Athletics' Bob Grim facing 6-7-8
t7 2-7 0 --- O CHW A. Smith B. Grim 1% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 2-7 1 --- R CHW J. Callison B. Grim -2% 96% Home Run
t7 3-7 1 --- O CHW B. Phillips B. Grim 1% 97% Strikeout
Jim Rivera pinch hits for Claude Raymond (P) batting 9th
t7 3-7 2 --- O CHW J. Rivera B. Grim 0% 97% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-3, White Sox' Gerry Staley facing 3-4-5
Gerry Staley replaces Jim Rivera (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 7-3 0 --- KCA H. Lopez G. Staley 1% 98% Double to RF
b7 7-3 0 -2- O KCA R. Maris G. Staley -1% 97% Flyball: RF
b7 7-3 1 -2- KCA B. Cerv G. Staley 1% 98% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Lopez to 3B
b7 7-3 1 1-3 R KCA H. Smith G. Staley 1% 99% Reached on E4 (catch) (Ground Ball to P); Lopez Scores/unER/No RBI; Cerv to 2B
b7 8-3 1 12- OO KCA J. DeMaestri G. Staley -1% 98% Double Play: Strikeout, Cerv Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 3, Athletics 8.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 3-8, Athletics' Bob Grim facing 1-2-3
t8 3-8 0 --- O CHW L. Aparicio B. Grim 1% 99% Flyball: LF
t8 3-8 1 --- O CHW N. Fox B. Grim 0% 99% Flyball: RF
t8 3-8 2 --- O CHW J. Landis B. Grim 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Athletics 8.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 8-3, White Sox' Gerry Staley facing 8-9-1
b8 8-3 0 --- O KCA F. House G. Staley -0% 99% Flyball: 3B
b8 8-3 1 --- O KCA B. Grim G. Staley -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 8-3 2 --- O KCA B. Tuttle G. Staley -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Athletics 8.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 3-8, Athletics' Bob Grim facing 4-5-6
t9 3-8 0 --- O CHW S. Lollar B. Grim 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 3-8 1 --- O CHW N. Cash B. Grim 0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 3-8 2 --- O CHW A. Smith B. Grim 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 3, Athletics 8.

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