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Standings
BOS
@BAL
5
4
CHW
@DET
11
6
CLE
@KCA
9
4
WSH
@NYY
3
2
LAD
@CHC
8
11
MLN
@CIN
6
4
PIT
@PHI
6
2
Wednesday, August 12, 1959,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 10,937, Time of Game: 2:40
Indians
9
66-47
 Won 1 
2nd, 2½ GB
at Athletics
4
53-60
 Lost 1 
6th, 15½ GB
W: Gary Bell (13-9)
L: Johnny Kucks (6-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         1  3  0   0  2  1   0  1  1    9 15  0
Athletics       1  0  0   0  1  2   0  0  0    4  9  2

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Jim Piersall CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 5 .244 .310 .340 .650 0.057 0.53 0.073 -0.017 1.2 3 0 HBP
   Woodie Held CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .307 .430 .738 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Vic Power 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .303 .348 .437 .785 -0.076 0.76 0.038 -0.114 -1.2 1 1 GDP
Minnie Minoso LF 4 1 3 3 1 1 5 .305 .383 .480 .863 0.151 0.65 0.173 -0.023 2.8 3 0 HR
Tito Francona 1B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .388 .428 .600 1.028 -0.099 0.67 0.000 -0.099 -3.2 4 1 GDP
Rocky Colavito RF 4 2 2 1 1 0 5 .276 .352 .555 .907 0.110 0.51 0.120 -0.010 1.3 1 0 2B
Jim Baxes 2B 5 1 2 2 0 0 5 .258 .323 .493 .816 -0.018 0.63 0.051 -0.068 0.9 0 3 HR,2B,GDP
George Strickland SS 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .250 .320 .328 .649 0.031 0.40 0.050 -0.019 -0.2 4 1
Russ Nixon C 5 2 3 3 0 1 5 .193 .240 .257 .497 0.206 0.60 0.219 -0.013 2.5 8 0 HR
Gary Bell P 2 1 1 0 0 0 4 .214 .254 .232 .486 0.015 0.39 0.029 -0.013 0.5 2 2 2·SH
Team Totals 38 9 15 9 3 4 44 .395 .452 .684 1.137 0.377 0.58 0.753 -0.376 4.5 27 8
2B: R Colavito (20, off M Dickson); J Baxes (7, off M Dickson).
HR: M Minoso (17, off J Kucks, 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to Deep LF); R Nixon (1, off J Kucks, 2nd inn, 2 on, 1 out to Deep RF); J Baxes (14, off D Tomanek, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to Deep LF).
SH: G Bell 2 (7, 1 off T Sturdivant, 1 off R Coleman).
HBP: J Piersall (2, by T Sturdivant).
TB: R Nixon 6; M Minoso 6; J Baxes 6; R Colavito 3; V Power 2; G Bell; J Piersall; G Strickland.
GIDP: J Baxes (11); T Francona (8); V Power (11).
RBI: M Minoso 3 (73); R Nixon 3 (23); J Baxes 2 (27); R Colavito (88).
2-out RBI: M Minoso 2; R Colavito; J Baxes.
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 7 for 16.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Bell-G Strickland-T Francona.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: V Power (1st base by M Dickson).

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 0 1 0 2 1 5 .285 .359 .392 .752 0.049 0.84 0.083 -0.034 0.3 2 0
Russ Snyder LF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .323 .350 .414 .764 -0.065 1.33 0.085 -0.150 -0.1 1 0 2B,GDP
Jerry Lumpe SS 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .253 .321 .325 .646 0.110 1.00 0.188 -0.078 0.8 1 7 3B
Dick Williams 1B 5 0 0 0 0 2 5 .279 .312 .455 .766 -0.126 0.85 0.000 -0.126 -1.4 10 0
Roger Maris RF 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 .295 .376 .517 .893 -0.039 0.82 0.028 -0.067 -0.3 1 0
Hal Smith 3B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .284 .385 .387 .772 -0.046 0.79 0.023 -0.069 -0.3 0 0
Frank House C 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 .244 .296 .326 .622 -0.032 0.73 0.024 -0.056 -0.4 6 1
Wayne Terwilliger 2B 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .302 .354 .379 .734 0.022 0.63 0.054 -0.031 0.7 6 5
Johnny Kucks P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .094 .147 .094 .241 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Murry Dickson P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.023 0.91 0.000 -0.023 -0.2 0 0
   Kent Hadley PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .232 .285 .389 .674 -0.017 0.68 0.000 -0.017 -0.3
   Rip Coleman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .080 .080 .080 .160 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Ray Boone PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .282 .412 .387 .800 0.062 1.28 0.062 0.000 1.0
   Tom Sturdivant P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Harry Chiti PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .277 .350 .453 .803 -0.019 0.75 0.000 -0.019 -0.3
   Dick Tomanek P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 9 4 5 8 40 .257 .350 .343 .693 -0.124 0.89 0.547 -0.670 -0.5 27 13
2B: R Snyder (4, off G Bell).
3B: J Lumpe (4, off G Bell).
TB: J Lumpe 4; R Snyder 3; W Terwilliger 2; B Tuttle; F House; R Boone.
GIDP: R Snyder (2).
RBI: W Terwilliger (13); J Lumpe (22); R Snyder (7); R Boone (17).
2-out RBI: W Terwilliger; R Snyder; R Boone.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 3. J Lumpe-W Terwilliger-D Williams 2; W Terwilliger-D Williams.
E: T Sturdivant (2); W Terwilliger (7).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Gary Bell, W (13-9) 9 9 4 4 5 8 0 3.71 40 56 0.124 0.89 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 4 4 5 8 0 4.00 40 56 0.124 0.89 0.5

Kansas City Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Johnny Kucks, L (6-8) 1.1 5 4 4 2 1 2 4.08 10 27 -0.360 0.99 -3.9
Murry Dickson 3.2 4 2 0 1 2 0 3.61 15 2 0 0.022 0.65 0.4
Rip Coleman 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 4.68 6 0 0 -0.025 0.38 -0.5
Tom Sturdivant 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 3.74 9 0 0 -0.007 0.37 -0.0
Dick Tomanek 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 8.49 4 0 0 -0.007 0.04 -0.5
Team Totals 9 15 9 6 3 4 3 6.00 44 27 2 0 -0.377 0.58 -4.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: T Sturdivant (5; J Piersall).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: M Dickson (0; V Power, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Flaherty, 1B - Frank Umont, 2B - Charlie Berry, 3B - Jim Honochick.
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: 10,937.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Kansas City Athletics
1 Jim Piersall CF 1 Bill Tuttle CF
2 Vic Power 3B 2 Russ Snyder LF
3 Minnie Minoso LF 3 Jerry Lumpe SS
4 Tito Francona 1B 4 Dick Williams 1B
5 Rocky Colavito RF 5 Roger Maris RF
6 Jim Baxes 2B 6 Hal Smith 3B
7 George Strickland SS 7 Frank House C
8 Russ Nixon C 8 Wayne Terwilliger 2B
9 Gary Bell P 9 Johnny Kucks P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t2 1-1 1 1-3 RRR CLE R. Nixon J. Kucks 20% 77% Home Run (Deep RF); Colavito Scores; Strickland Scores
b1 0-1 1 1-- R KCA J. Lumpe G. Bell -15% 41% Triple to RF; Snyder Scores
t1 0-0 2 --- R CLE M. Minoso J. Kucks 10% 56% Home Run (Deep LF)
b6 4-7 2 123 O KCA R. Snyder G. Bell 9% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO CLE V. Power J. Kucks -7% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B

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' Johnny Kucks facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CLE J. Piersall J. Kucks 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- OO CLE V. Power J. Kucks -7% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- R CLE M. Minoso J. Kucks 10% 56% Home Run (Deep LF)
t1 1-0 2 --- O CLE T. Francona J. Kucks -1% 56% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Gary Bell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O KCA B. Tuttle G. Bell 2% 58% Strikeout
b1 0-1 1 --- KCA R. Snyder G. Bell -3% 55% Single to LF
b1 0-1 1 1-- R KCA J. Lumpe G. Bell -15% 41% Triple to RF; Snyder Scores
b1 1-1 1 --3 O KCA D. Williams G. Bell 6% 46% Groundout: P-1B; Lumpe stays at 3B
b1 1-1 2 --3 O KCA R. Maris G. Bell 4% 50% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Johnny Kucks facing 5-6-7
t2 1-1 0 --- CLE R. Colavito J. Kucks 4% 54% Walk
t2 1-1 0 1-- O CLE J. Baxes J. Kucks -2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Colavito to 2B
t2 1-1 1 -2- CLE G. Strickland J. Kucks 5% 57% Single to SS; Colavito to 3B
t2 1-1 1 1-3 RRR CLE R. Nixon J. Kucks 20% 77% Home Run (Deep RF); Colavito Scores; Strickland Scores
t2 4-1 1 --- CLE G. Bell J. Kucks 1% 78% Single to 1B
t2 4-1 1 1-- CLE J. Piersall J. Kucks 2% 80% Single to 3B; Bell to 2B
Murry Dickson replaces Johnny Kucks pitching and batting 9th
t2 4-1 1 12- O CLE V. Power M. Dickson -3% 78% Popfly: 2B
t2 4-1 2 12- CLE M. Minoso M. Dickson 2% 80% Walk; Bell to 3B; Piersall to 2B
t2 4-1 2 123 O CLE T. Francona M. Dickson -4% 75% Flyball: CF
3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Gary Bell facing 6-7-8
b2 1-4 0 --- O KCA H. Smith G. Bell 2% 78% Strikeout
b2 1-4 1 --- O KCA F. House G. Bell 1% 79% Flyball: LF
b2 1-4 2 --- O KCA W. Terwilliger G. Bell 1% 80% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Murry Dickson facing 5-6-7
t3 4-1 0 --- CLE R. Colavito M. Dickson 2% 82% Single to CF
t3 4-1 0 1-- OO CLE J. Baxes M. Dickson -4% 78% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t3 4-1 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland M. Dickson -1% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Gary Bell facing 9-1-2
b3 1-4 0 --- O KCA M. Dickson G. Bell 2% 79% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-4 1 --- KCA B. Tuttle G. Bell -3% 77% Walk
b3 1-4 1 1-- OO KCA R. Snyder G. Bell 5% 82% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Murry Dickson facing 8-9-1
t4 4-1 0 --- O CLE R. Nixon M. Dickson -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 4-1 1 --- O CLE G. Bell M. Dickson -1% 80% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 4-1 2 --- O CLE J. Piersall M. Dickson -1% 79% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Gary Bell facing 3-4-5
b4 1-4 0 --- KCA J. Lumpe G. Bell -4% 75% Single to RF
b4 1-4 0 1-- O KCA D. Williams G. Bell 4% 79% Flyball: LF
b4 1-4 1 1-- O KCA R. Maris G. Bell 3% 82% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b4 1-4 2 1-- O KCA H. Smith G. Bell 2% 84% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Murry Dickson facing 2-3-4
t5 4-1 0 --- CLE V. Power M. Dickson 2% 86% Single to LF
t5 4-1 0 1-- CLE M. Minoso M. Dickson 1% 87% Power Picked off 1B, safe on E4; Power to 2B
t5 4-1 0 -2- O CLE M. Minoso M. Dickson -2% 85% Strikeout
t5 4-1 1 -2- O CLE T. Francona M. Dickson -2% 83% Flyball: RF
t5 4-1 2 -2- R CLE R. Colavito M. Dickson 6% 90% Double to RF; Power Scores/unER
t5 5-1 2 -2- R CLE J. Baxes M. Dickson 4% 94% Double to LF (Deep LF); Colavito Scores/unER
t5 6-1 2 -2- O CLE G. Strickland M. Dickson -1% 93% Strikeout
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 6, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-6, Indians' Gary Bell facing 7-8-9
b5 1-6 0 --- KCA F. House G. Bell -2% 90% Single to 1B
b5 1-6 0 1-- O KCA W. Terwilliger G. Bell 2% 93% Foul Flyball: 3B
Kent Hadley pinch hits for Murry Dickson (P) batting 9th
b5 1-6 1 1-- O KCA K. Hadley G. Bell 2% 94% Strikeout Looking
b5 1-6 2 1-- KCA B. Tuttle G. Bell -1% 93% Single to LF; House to 2B
b5 1-6 2 12- R KCA R. Snyder G. Bell -6% 87% Double to CF; House Scores; Tuttle to 3B
b5 2-6 2 -23 O KCA J. Lumpe G. Bell 5% 92% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 6, Athletics 2.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 6-2, Athletics' Rip Coleman facing 8-9-1
Rip Coleman replaces Kent Hadley (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 6-2 0 --- CLE R. Nixon R. Coleman 1% 93% Single to LF
t6 6-2 0 1-- O CLE G. Bell R. Coleman -0% 93% Bunt Groundout: C-2B/Sacrifice; Nixon to 2B
t6 6-2 1 -2- O CLE J. Piersall R. Coleman -1% 92% Lineout: SS
t6 6-2 2 -2- CLE V. Power R. Coleman 0% 92% Single to 3B; Nixon to 3B
t6 6-2 2 1-3 R CLE M. Minoso R. Coleman 3% 95% Single to LF; Nixon Scores; Power to 2B
t6 7-2 2 12- O CLE T. Francona R. Coleman -1% 95% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 7, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-7, Indians' Gary Bell facing 4-5-6
b6 2-7 0 --- O KCA D. Williams G. Bell 1% 96% Strikeout
b6 2-7 1 --- KCA R. Maris G. Bell -1% 94% Walk
b6 2-7 1 1-- KCA H. Smith G. Bell -2% 92% Walk; Maris to 2B
b6 2-7 1 12- O KCA F. House G. Bell 3% 95% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Maris to 3B
b6 2-7 2 1-3 R KCA W. Terwilliger G. Bell -4% 91% Single to 3B; Maris Scores; House to 2B
Ray Boone pinch hits for Rip Coleman (P) batting 9th
b6 3-7 2 12- R KCA R. Boone G. Bell -6% 85% Single to LF; House Scores; Terwilliger to 2B
b6 4-7 2 12- KCA B. Tuttle G. Bell -4% 80% Walk; Terwilliger to 3B; Boone to 2B
b6 4-7 2 123 O KCA R. Snyder G. Bell 9% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 7, Athletics 4.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-4, Athletics' Tom Sturdivant facing 5-6-7
Tom Sturdivant replaces Ray Boone (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 7-4 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito T. Sturdivant -1% 89% Flyball: CF
t7 7-4 1 --- O CLE J. Baxes T. Sturdivant -1% 88% Popfly: 2B
t7 7-4 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland T. Sturdivant -0% 88% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 7, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-7, Indians' Gary Bell facing 3-4-5
b7 4-7 0 --- O KCA J. Lumpe G. Bell 3% 90% Flyball: CF
b7 4-7 1 --- O KCA D. Williams G. Bell 2% 92% Popfly: SS
b7 4-7 2 --- KCA R. Maris G. Bell -1% 91% Walk
b7 4-7 2 1-- O KCA H. Smith G. Bell 2% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 7, Athletics 4.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 7-4, Athletics' Tom Sturdivant facing 8-9-1
t8 7-4 0 --- CLE R. Nixon T. Sturdivant 1% 94% Single to LF
t8 7-4 0 1-- CLE G. Bell T. Sturdivant 1% 95% Reached on E1/Sacrifice Bunt; Nixon to 2B
t8 7-4 0 12- CLE J. Piersall T. Sturdivant 2% 97% Hit By Pitch; Nixon to 3B; Bell to 2B
t8 7-4 0 123 O CLE V. Power T. Sturdivant -2% 96% Groundout: SS-C/Forceout at Hm; Bell to 3B; Piersall to 2B
t8 7-4 1 123 R CLE M. Minoso T. Sturdivant 2% 98% Single to 1B; Bell Scores/unER; Piersall to 3B; Power to 2B
t8 8-4 1 123 OO CLE T. Francona T. Sturdivant -2% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 8, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-8, Indians' Gary Bell facing 7-8-9
Woodie Held replaces Jim Piersall playing CF batting 1st
b8 4-8 0 --- O KCA F. House G. Bell 2% 97% Flyball: RF
b8 4-8 1 --- KCA W. Terwilliger G. Bell -2% 96% Single to LF
Harry Chiti pinch hits for Tom Sturdivant (P) batting 9th
b8 4-8 1 1-- O KCA H. Chiti G. Bell 2% 98% Strikeout
b8 4-8 2 1-- O KCA B. Tuttle G. Bell 1% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 8, Athletics 4.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 8-4, Athletics' Dick Tomanek facing 5-6-7
Dick Tomanek replaces Harry Chiti (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 8-4 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito D. Tomanek -0% 98% Flyball: LF
t9 8-4 1 --- R CLE J. Baxes D. Tomanek 1% 99% Home Run (Deep LF)
t9 9-4 1 --- O CLE G. Strickland D. Tomanek -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 9-4 2 --- O CLE R. Nixon D. Tomanek -0% 99% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 9, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 4-9, Indians' Gary Bell facing 2-3-4
b9 4-9 0 --- O KCA R. Snyder G. Bell 0% 100% Popfly: P
b9 4-9 1 --- O KCA J. Lumpe G. Bell 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 4-9 2 --- O KCA D. Williams G. Bell 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 9, Athletics 4.

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