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Standings
BOS
@BAL
1
6
CHW
@DET
6
5
 
(10)
CLE
@KCA
8
4
WSH
@NYY
3
4
SFG
@CHC
4
0
CIN
@PHI
6
1
MLN
@PIT
6
0
LAD
@STL
2
3
Friday, July 3, 1959,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 7,989, Time of Game: 3:08
Indians
8
41-32
 Won 1 
1st
at Athletics
4
32-41
 Lost 1 
7th, 9 GB
W: Herb Score (9-5)
L: Howie Reed (0-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         5  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  2    8 11  0
Athletics       4  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    4  5  2

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
George Strickland 3B 4 1 2 0 1 1 5 .289 .353 .395 .748 0.008 0.65 0.045 -0.037 0.4 0 0
Vic Power 1B 5 2 4 1 0 0 5 .299 .345 .467 .812 0.180 0.88 0.212 -0.032 2.7 5 1 2·2B
Minnie Minoso LF 5 1 2 2 0 0 5 .293 .372 .486 .857 0.098 0.97 0.174 -0.076 1.3 1 0 2B,SB
Tito Francona CF 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 .363 .413 .628 1.041 -0.030 0.64 0.020 -0.050 0.2 2 0 SB
Rocky Colavito RF 4 1 2 1 1 1 5 .278 .358 .569 .927 0.082 0.50 0.098 -0.016 0.5 3 0
Jim Baxes 2B 5 1 1 2 0 1 5 .268 .324 .474 .798 0.029 0.57 0.105 -0.077 0.6 0 2 HR,GDP
Dick Brown C 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .260 .333 .403 .736 -0.019 0.48 0.025 -0.045 -0.8 14 0
Woodie Held SS 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .256 .329 .480 .809 -0.012 0.56 0.025 -0.037 -0.4 2 1
Herb Score P 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .075 .073 .075 .148 -0.077 0.79 0.000 -0.077 -0.9 0 0
Team Totals 37 8 11 6 6 7 43 .297 .395 .459 .855 0.259 0.68 0.704 -0.447 3.5 27 4
2B: V Power 2 (18, 1 off J Tsitouris, 1 off H Reed); M Minoso (17, off H Reed).
HR: J Baxes (6, off T Sturdivant, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
TB: V Power 6; J Baxes 4; M Minoso 3; R Colavito 2; G Strickland 2.
GIDP: J Baxes (5).
RBI: J Baxes 2 (11); M Minoso 2 (49); R Colavito (53); V Power (35).
2-out RBI: V Power.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Baxes-V Power-W Held.
Baserunning
SB: T Francona (1, 2nd base off H Reed/H Chiti); M Minoso (6, 3rd base off H Reed/H Chiti).

Kansas City Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Tuttle CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .266 .341 .365 .705 -0.005 0.90 0.053 -0.058 0.2 3 0
Jerry Lumpe 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .266 .340 .346 .685 -0.093 0.96 0.000 -0.093 -0.9 1 4
Roger Maris RF 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .301 .361 .543 .905 0.116 1.25 0.142 -0.025 0.8 3 0
Ray Boone 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .303 .409 .413 .822 -0.082 1.65 0.046 -0.127 -0.2 5 1
Bob Cerv LF 3 1 1 4 1 2 4 .269 .329 .462 .791 0.188 1.65 0.273 -0.085 2.6 2 0 HR
Harry Chiti C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .260 .308 .425 .732 -0.135 1.33 0.000 -0.135 -0.9 9 0
Hal Smith 3B 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .281 .376 .366 .742 -0.038 0.96 0.035 -0.073 -0.0 2 1
Joe DeMaestri SS 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .266 .315 .437 .751 -0.116 0.94 0.000 -0.116 -1.4 1 1 GDP
Howie Reed P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tom Sturdivant P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.038 0.74 0.000 -0.038 -0.3 1 1
   Zeke Bella PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .230 .309 .295 .604 -0.039 1.54 0.000 -0.039 -0.2
   John Tsitouris P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Murry Dickson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dick Williams PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .287 .315 .453 .768 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.1
Team Totals 31 4 5 4 5 14 36 .161 .278 .258 .536 -0.244 1.16 0.549 -0.791 -0.5 27 8
HR: B Cerv (9, off H Score, 1st inn, 3 on, 1 out to Deep CF).
TB: B Cerv 4; B Tuttle; H Smith; R Boone; R Maris.
GIDP: J DeMaestri (6).
RBI: B Cerv 4 (42).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. J DeMaestri-J Lumpe-R Boone.
E: J DeMaestri (13); H Chiti (2).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Herb Score, W (9-5) 9 5 4 4 5 14 1 4.12 36 70 0.242 1.16 0.5
Team Totals 9 5 4 4 5 14 1 4.00 36 70 0.242 1.16 0.5

Kansas City Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Howie Reed, L (0-2) 0.1 3 4 4 1 1 0 9.95 5 29 -0.270 1.07 -3.0
Tom Sturdivant 6.2 5 2 2 4 4 1 4.21 28 1 1 0.039 0.75 0.5
John Tsitouris 1 3 2 2 1 2 0 4.32 7 0 0 -0.036 0.30 -2.5
Murry Dickson 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.32 3 2 0 0.009 0.11 1.5
Team Totals 9 11 8 8 6 7 1 8.00 43 29 3 1 -0.258 0.68 -3.5
J Tsitouris faced 4 batters in the 9th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: H Score (9).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - John Rice, 2B - Eddie Rommel, 3B - Johnny Stevens.
Time of Game: 3:08.
Attendance: 7,989.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Kansas City Athletics
1 George Strickland 3B 1 Bill Tuttle CF
2 Vic Power 1B 2 Jerry Lumpe 2B
3 Minnie Minoso LF 3 Roger Maris RF
4 Tito Francona CF 4 Ray Boone 1B
5 Rocky Colavito RF 5 Bob Cerv LF
6 Jim Baxes 2B 6 Harry Chiti C
7 Dick Brown C 7 Hal Smith 3B
8 Woodie Held SS 8 Joe DeMaestri SS
9 Herb Score P 9 Howie Reed P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-5 1 123 RRRR KCA B. Cerv H. Score -21% 58% Home Run (Deep CF); Tuttle Scores; Maris Scores; Boone Scores
t4 5-4 2 12- R CLE V. Power T. Sturdivant 11% 73% Single to CF; Held Scores; Strickland to 3B
t1 3-0 1 1-- RR CLE J. Baxes T. Sturdivant 11% 87% Home Run (Deep LF); Colavito Scores
t1 0-0 1 -2- R CLE M. Minoso H. Reed 10% 62% Double to LF; Power Scores
b8 4-6 0 --- KCA R. Maris H. Score -8% 76% Single to CF

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' Howie Reed facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland H. Reed -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE V. Power H. Reed 4% 52% Double to RF
t1 0-0 1 -2- R CLE M. Minoso H. Reed 10% 62% Double to LF; Power Scores
t1 1-0 1 -2- CLE T. Francona H. Reed 2% 63% Walk
t1 1-0 1 12- R CLE R. Colavito H. Reed 7% 70% Minoso Steals 3B; Francona Steals 2B; Minoso Scores/Adv on E2 (throw)/No RBI; Francona to 2B
t1 2-0 1 -2- R CLE R. Colavito H. Reed 7% 77% Single to CF; Francona Scores
Tom Sturdivant replaces Howie Reed pitching and batting 9th
t1 3-0 1 1-- RR CLE J. Baxes T. Sturdivant 11% 87% Home Run (Deep LF); Colavito Scores
t1 5-0 1 --- O CLE D. Brown T. Sturdivant -1% 87% Foul Flyball: 3B
t1 5-0 2 --- O CLE W. Held T. Sturdivant -0% 87% Strikeout
5 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Herb Score facing 1-2-3
b1 0-5 0 --- KCA B. Tuttle H. Score -3% 84% Walk
b1 0-5 0 1-- O KCA J. Lumpe H. Score 2% 86% Strikeout
b1 0-5 1 1-- KCA R. Maris H. Score -3% 84% Walk; Tuttle to 2B
b1 0-5 1 12- KCA R. Boone H. Score -5% 79% Single to SS; Tuttle to 3B; Maris to 2B
b1 0-5 1 123 RRRR KCA B. Cerv H. Score -21% 58% Home Run (Deep CF); Tuttle Scores; Maris Scores; Boone Scores
b1 4-5 1 --- O KCA H. Chiti H. Score 2% 59% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
b1 4-5 2 --- KCA H. Smith H. Score -1% 58% Walk
b1 4-5 2 1-- O KCA J. DeMaestri H. Score 2% 61% Strikeout Looking
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 4.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-4, Athletics' Tom Sturdivant facing 9-1-2
t2 5-4 0 --- O CLE H. Score T. Sturdivant -2% 58% Groundout: 1B-P
t2 5-4 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland T. Sturdivant -1% 57% Flyball: RF
t2 5-4 2 --- CLE V. Power T. Sturdivant 1% 58% Single to SS (Ground Ball)
t2 5-4 2 1-- O CLE M. Minoso T. Sturdivant -2% 56% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-5, Indians' Herb Score facing 9-1-2
b2 4-5 0 --- O KCA T. Sturdivant H. Score 3% 59% Strikeout
b2 4-5 1 --- KCA B. Tuttle H. Score -3% 56% Single to LF
b2 4-5 1 1-- O KCA J. Lumpe H. Score 3% 59% Flyball: LF
b2 4-5 2 1-- O KCA R. Maris H. Score 3% 61% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 4.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-4, Athletics' Tom Sturdivant facing 4-5-6
t3 5-4 0 --- O CLE T. Francona T. Sturdivant -2% 59% Groundout: P-2B-1B
t3 5-4 1 --- CLE R. Colavito T. Sturdivant 2% 62% Walk
t3 5-4 1 1-- OO CLE J. Baxes T. Sturdivant -5% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-5, Indians' Herb Score facing 4-5-6
b3 4-5 0 --- O KCA R. Boone H. Score 3% 59% Strikeout Looking
b3 4-5 1 --- O KCA B. Cerv H. Score 2% 61% Strikeout
b3 4-5 2 --- O KCA H. Chiti H. Score 1% 63% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 4.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-4, Athletics' Tom Sturdivant facing 7-8-9
t4 5-4 0 --- O CLE D. Brown T. Sturdivant -2% 60% Flyball: LF
t4 5-4 1 --- CLE W. Held T. Sturdivant 2% 63% Walk
t4 5-4 1 1-- O CLE H. Score T. Sturdivant -3% 60% Strikeout
t4 5-4 2 1-- CLE G. Strickland T. Sturdivant 2% 62% Walk; Held to 2B
t4 5-4 2 12- R CLE V. Power T. Sturdivant 11% 73% Single to CF; Held Scores; Strickland to 3B
t4 6-4 2 1-3 O CLE M. Minoso T. Sturdivant -4% 69% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 6, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-6, Indians' Herb Score facing 7-8-9
b4 4-6 0 --- O KCA H. Smith H. Score 3% 72% Strikeout Looking
b4 4-6 1 --- O KCA J. DeMaestri H. Score 2% 74% Strikeout
b4 4-6 2 --- O KCA T. Sturdivant H. Score 1% 76% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 6, Athletics 4.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-4, Athletics' Tom Sturdivant facing 4-5-6
t5 6-4 0 --- O CLE T. Francona T. Sturdivant -2% 74% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 6-4 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito T. Sturdivant -1% 73% Strikeout Looking
t5 6-4 2 --- O CLE J. Baxes T. Sturdivant -1% 72% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 6, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-6, Indians' Herb Score facing 1-2-3
b5 4-6 0 --- O KCA B. Tuttle H. Score 3% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 4-6 1 --- O KCA J. Lumpe H. Score 2% 77% Flyball: CF
b5 4-6 2 --- KCA R. Maris H. Score -2% 75% Walk
b5 4-6 2 1-- O KCA R. Boone H. Score 3% 78% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 6, Athletics 4.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-4, Athletics' Tom Sturdivant facing 7-8-9
t6 6-4 0 --- CLE D. Brown T. Sturdivant 3% 81% Walk
t6 6-4 0 1-- O CLE W. Held T. Sturdivant -2% 78% Flyball: LF
t6 6-4 1 1-- O CLE H. Score T. Sturdivant -2% 76% Bunt Popfly: C
t6 6-4 2 1-- CLE G. Strickland T. Sturdivant 1% 78% Single to LF; Brown to 2B
t6 6-4 2 12- O CLE V. Power T. Sturdivant -3% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 6, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-6, Indians' Herb Score facing 5-6-7
b6 4-6 0 --- KCA B. Cerv H. Score -6% 69% Walk
b6 4-6 0 1-- O KCA H. Chiti H. Score 5% 74% Strikeout Looking
b6 4-6 1 1-- O KCA H. Smith H. Score 4% 79% Strikeout
b6 4-6 2 1-- O KCA J. DeMaestri H. Score 3% 82% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 6, Athletics 4.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-4, Athletics' Tom Sturdivant facing 3-4-5
t7 6-4 0 --- O CLE M. Minoso T. Sturdivant -2% 80% Flyball: RF (Deep CF-RF)
t7 6-4 1 --- O CLE T. Francona T. Sturdivant -1% 79% Popfly: SS
t7 6-4 2 --- CLE R. Colavito T. Sturdivant 1% 80% Single to LF
t7 6-4 2 1-- O CLE J. Baxes T. Sturdivant -2% 79% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 6, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-6, Indians' Herb Score facing 9-1-2
Zeke Bella pinch hits for Tom Sturdivant (P) batting 9th
b7 4-6 0 --- O KCA Z. Bella H. Score 4% 82% Strikeout
b7 4-6 1 --- O KCA B. Tuttle H. Score 3% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 4-6 2 --- O KCA J. Lumpe H. Score 2% 87% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 6, Athletics 4.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-4, Athletics' John Tsitouris facing 7-8-9
John Tsitouris replaces Zeke Bella (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 6-4 0 --- O CLE D. Brown J. Tsitouris -1% 85% Foul Flyball: C
t8 6-4 1 --- O CLE W. Held J. Tsitouris -1% 85% Strikeout
t8 6-4 2 --- O CLE H. Score J. Tsitouris -1% 84% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 6, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-6, Indians' Herb Score facing 3-4-5
b8 4-6 0 --- KCA R. Maris H. Score -8% 76% Single to CF
b8 4-6 0 1-- O KCA R. Boone H. Score 7% 83% Flyball: CF
b8 4-6 1 1-- KCA B. Cerv H. Score -2% 81% Wild Pitch; Maris to 2B
b8 4-6 1 -2- O KCA B. Cerv H. Score 7% 87% Strikeout
b8 4-6 2 -2- O KCA H. Chiti H. Score 5% 93% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 6, Athletics 4.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-4, Athletics' John Tsitouris facing 1-2-3
t9 6-4 0 --- CLE G. Strickland J. Tsitouris 1% 94% Single to LF
t9 6-4 0 1-- R CLE V. Power J. Tsitouris 5% 98% Double to RF; Strickland Scores/Adv on E6/No RBI; Power to 3B
t9 7-4 0 --3 R CLE M. Minoso J. Tsitouris 0% 99% Single to LF; Power Scores
t9 8-4 0 1-- CLE T. Francona J. Tsitouris 0% 99% Walk; Minoso to 2B
Murry Dickson replaces John Tsitouris pitching and batting 9th
t9 8-4 0 12- O CLE R. Colavito M. Dickson -0% 99% Popfly: 3B
t9 8-4 1 12- O CLE J. Baxes M. Dickson -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B; Minoso to 3B; Francona to 2B
t9 8-4 2 -23 O CLE D. Brown M. Dickson -0% 98% Lineout: CF
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 8, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-8, Indians' Herb Score facing 7-8-9
b9 4-8 0 --- KCA H. Smith H. Score -2% 96% Single to CF
b9 4-8 0 1-- OO KCA J. DeMaestri H. Score 4% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B-SS
Dick Williams pinch hits for Murry Dickson (P) batting 9th
b9 4-8 2 --- O KCA D. Williams H. Score 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 8, Athletics 4.

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