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CHW
@BOS
2
3
CHW
@BOS
5
3
CLE
@KCA
5
1
BAL
@LAA
7
15
DET
@MIN
7
10
WSA
@NYY
4
2
WSA
@NYY
0
8
SFG
@CHC
7
3
STL
@CIN
4
5
STL
@CIN
3
0
HOU
@MLN
2
3
HOU
@MLN
9
1
NYM
@PHI
7
5
 
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Sunday, May 6, 1962,
, Municipal Stadium
Attendance: 7,421, Time of Game: 2:12
Indians
5
12-8
 Won 2 
2nd, 1½ GB
at Athletics
1
12-14
 Lost 2 
7th, 4½ GB
W: Mudcat Grant (1-0)
L: Norm Bass (0-4)
S: Bob Allen (1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  1  0   0  3  1   0  0  0    5  9  0
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  6  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Tito Francona 1B 5 1 3 1 0 0 .301 .706 0.097 0.58 0.121 -0.024 1.4 8 3 2B
Al Luplow RF-LF 5 0 0 0 0 1 .277 .945 -0.096 0.67 0.000 -0.096 -1.4 3 0
Chuck Essegian LF 4 1 1 0 0 1 .381 1.123 -0.027 0.66 0.021 -0.048 -0.5 0 0
   Ty Cline CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .788 -0.001 0.03 0.000 -0.001 -0.1 0 0
Willie Kirkland CF-RF 4 1 1 3 0 0 .215 .626 0.194 0.97 0.252 -0.057 1.9 6 0 HR
John Romano C 2 1 0 0 2 0 .303 .875 0.028 0.42 0.046 -0.018 0.3 4 0
Woodie Held SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 .219 .664 0.104 0.62 0.119 -0.015 0.7 0 2 2B
Bubba Phillips 3B 3 0 1 1 0 0 .247 .626 0.015 0.66 0.023 -0.008 -0.2 1 2 SF
Jerry Kindall 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .246 .650 -0.103 0.80 0.001 -0.104 -1.1 2 4
Mudcat Grant P 3 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .750 -0.052 0.77 0.007 -0.059 -0.4 1 1 2B
   Sam McDowell P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .667 -0.002 0.08 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 1
   Bob Allen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 0
Team Totals 35 5 9 5 3 3 .257 .736 0.157 0.64 0.590 -0.432 0.4 27 13
2B: W Held (1, off N Bass); T Francona (5, off N Bass); M Grant (1, off J Archer).
HR: W Kirkland (2, off N Bass; 5th inn, 2 on, 2 outs).
SF: B Phillips (1, off N Bass).
TB: W Kirkland 4; T Francona 4; M Grant 2; W Held 2; J Kindall; B Phillips; C Essegian.
RBI: W Kirkland 3 (17); T Francona (6); B Phillips (7).
2-out RBI: W Kirkland 3; T Francona.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Kindall-T Francona.

Kansas City Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick Howser SS 3 0 0 0 1 1 .243 .656 -0.048 0.59 0.007 -0.055 -0.4 1 0
Bobby Del Greco CF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .868 -0.019 0.47 0.018 -0.037 -0.1 5 0 HBP
Jerry Lumpe 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .343 .851 0.025 0.71 0.060 -0.035 0.9 1 3 2B
Norm Siebern 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .922 -0.125 1.10 0.020 -0.144 -1.5 10 0
Manny Jimenez LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .391 1.060 -0.039 0.56 0.012 -0.051 -0.3 2 0
Gino Cimoli RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 .340 .920 -0.002 0.56 0.040 -0.042 -0.3 1 0 GDP
Wayne Causey 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 .226 .665 -0.045 0.91 0.000 -0.045 -0.5 2 4
   Ed Charles 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 .191 .576 -0.022 0.43 0.000 -0.022 -0.5 0 0
Haywood Sullivan C 3 1 1 0 1 0 .226 .592 -0.012 0.42 0.019 -0.031 -0.1 3 1
Norm Bass P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .091 -0.028 1.08 0.000 -0.028 -0.2 0 1
   Leo Posada PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .212 .619 -0.018 0.60 0.000 -0.018 -0.2
   Jim Archer P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Gordie Windhorn PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .158 .368 -0.010 0.41 0.000 -0.010 -0.3
   Bob Grim P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 31 1 6 1 3 4 .194 .512 -0.343 0.66 0.176 -0.518 -3.6 * 10
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: J Lumpe (5, off M Grant).
HBP: B Del Greco (7, by S McDowell).
TB: J Lumpe 3; G Cimoli 2; H Sullivan; M Jimenez.
GIDP: G Cimoli (3).
RBI: J Lumpe (17).
2-out RBI: J Lumpe.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
E: G Cimoli (3).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: N Siebern (1st base by S McDowell).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mudcat Grant, W (1-0) 6 3 0 0 1 3 0 0.00 22 68 0.275 0.70 2.7
Sam McDowell 1.2 2 1 1 2 1 0 5.14 8 1 0 -0.012 0.49 -0.4
Bob Allen, S (1) 1.1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.70 5 3 0 0.079 0.73 1.3
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 3 4 0 1.00 35 68 4 0 0.342 0.66 3.6
M Grant faced 1 batter in the 7th inning.

Kansas City Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Norm Bass, L (0-4) 5 6 4 4 3 2 1 7.09 24 38 -0.148 0.95 -1.4
Jim Archer 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 12.27 12 0 0 -0.014 0.14 0.5
Bob Grim 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.45 3 0 0 0.004 0.05 0.5
Team Totals 9 9 5 5 3 3 1 5.00 39 38 0 0 -0.158 0.64 -0.4
Balks: None.
WP: N Bass (2).
HBP: S McDowell (1; B Del Greco).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: S McDowell (2; N Siebern, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Rice, 1B - Joe Paparella, 2B - Bill Kinnamon, 3B - Hank Soar.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Kansas City Athletics
1 Tito Francona 1B 1 Dick Howser SS
2 Al Luplow RF 2 Bobby Del Greco CF
3 Chuck Essegian LF 3 Jerry Lumpe 2B
4 Willie Kirkland CF 4 Norm Siebern 1B
5 John Romano C 5 Manny Jimenez LF
6 Woodie Held SS 6 Gino Cimoli RF
7 Bubba Phillips 3B 7 Wayne Causey 3B
8 Jerry Kindall 2B 8 Haywood Sullivan C
9 Mudcat Grant P 9 Norm Bass P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 1-0 2 12- RRR CLE W. Kirkland N. Bass 25% 88% Home Run; Francona Scores; Essegian Scores
t2 0-0 0 1-- CLE W. Held N. Bass 11% 64% Double; Romano to 3B
b8 1-5 2 123 O KCA N. Siebern B. Allen 6% 98% Groundout: 1B-P
t1 0-0 0 --- CLE T. Francona N. Bass 6% 56% Double to RF
t2 1-0 1 --3 O CLE J. Kindall N. Bass -5% 59% Flyball: 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' Norm Bass facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CLE T. Francona N. Bass 6% 56% Double to RF
t1 0-0 0 -2- O CLE A. Luplow N. Bass -4% 52% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t1 0-0 1 -2- O CLE C. Essegian N. Bass -3% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 -2- O CLE W. Kirkland N. Bass -3% 45% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O KCA D. Howser M. Grant 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O KCA B. Del Greco M. Grant 2% 49% Foul Flyball: 3B
b1 0-0 2 --- KCA J. Lumpe M. Grant -2% 47% Double
b1 0-0 2 -2- O KCA N. Siebern M. Grant 3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Norm Bass facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- CLE J. Romano N. Bass 4% 54% Walk
t2 0-0 0 1-- CLE W. Held N. Bass 11% 64% Double; Romano to 3B
t2 0-0 0 -23 RO CLE B. Phillips N. Bass 0% 65% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Held to 3B; Romano Scores
t2 1-0 1 --3 O CLE J. Kindall N. Bass -5% 59% Flyball: CF
t2 1-0 2 --3 O CLE M. Grant N. Bass -3% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O KCA M. Jimenez M. Grant 3% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- KCA G. Cimoli M. Grant -3% 55% Single
b2 0-1 1 1-- O KCA W. Causey M. Grant 3% 59% Flyball: RF
b2 0-1 2 1-- O KCA H. Sullivan M. Grant 3% 61% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Norm Bass facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O CLE T. Francona N. Bass -2% 59% Flyball: CF
t3 1-0 1 --- O CLE A. Luplow N. Bass -2% 57% Popfly: 3B
t3 1-0 2 --- O CLE C. Essegian N. Bass -1% 56% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O KCA N. Bass M. Grant 3% 59% Strikeout
b3 0-1 1 --- O KCA D. Howser M. Grant 2% 61% Strikeout
b3 0-1 2 --- O KCA B. Del Greco M. Grant 1% 62% Groundout: 3B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Norm Bass facing 4-5-6
t4 1-0 0 --- O CLE W. Kirkland N. Bass -2% 60% Flyball: CF
t4 1-0 1 --- O CLE J. Romano N. Bass -2% 58% Flyball: 2B
t4 1-0 2 --- CLE W. Held N. Bass 1% 60% Walk
t4 1-0 2 1-- CLE B. Phillips N. Bass 2% 62% Single; Held to 2B
t4 1-0 2 12- O CLE J. Kindall N. Bass -4% 57% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 3-4-5
b4 0-1 0 --- O KCA J. Lumpe M. Grant 3% 60% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 1 --- O KCA N. Siebern M. Grant 2% 62% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 2 --- O KCA M. Jimenez M. Grant 1% 64% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Norm Bass facing 9-1-2
t5 1-0 0 --- O CLE M. Grant N. Bass -2% 61% Groundout: C-1B
t5 1-0 1 --- CLE T. Francona N. Bass 3% 64% Single
t5 1-0 1 1-- O CLE A. Luplow N. Bass -3% 61% Strikeout Looking
t5 1-0 2 1-- CLE C. Essegian N. Bass 2% 63% Single; Francona to 2B
t5 1-0 2 12- RRR CLE W. Kirkland N. Bass 25% 88% Home Run; Francona Scores; Essegian Scores
t5 4-0 2 --- CLE J. Romano N. Bass 0% 89% Walk
t5 4-0 2 1-- CLE W. Held N. Bass 0% 89% Wild Pitch; Romano to 2B
t5 4-0 2 -2- O CLE W. Held N. Bass -1% 88% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 6-7-8
b5 0-4 0 --- O KCA G. Cimoli M. Grant 2% 90% Groundout: P-1B
b5 0-4 1 --- O KCA W. Causey M. Grant 1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-4 2 --- KCA H. Sullivan M. Grant -1% 90% Single
Leo Posada pinch hits for Norm Bass (P) batting 9th
b5 0-4 2 1-- O KCA L. Posada M. Grant 2% 92% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Jim Archer facing 7-8-9
Jim Archer replaces Leo Posada (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-0 0 --- O CLE B. Phillips J. Archer -1% 91% Flyball: LF
t6 4-0 1 --- O CLE J. Kindall J. Archer -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 4-0 2 --- CLE M. Grant J. Archer 1% 91% Double
t6 4-0 2 -2- R CLE T. Francona J. Archer 4% 95% Single; Grant Scores; Francona to 2B/Adv on E9
t6 5-0 2 -2- O CLE A. Luplow J. Archer -1% 94% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 1-2-3
b6 0-5 0 --- O KCA D. Howser M. Grant 1% 96% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 0-5 1 --- O KCA B. Del Greco M. Grant 1% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 0-5 2 --- O KCA J. Lumpe M. Grant 0% 97% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Athletics' Jim Archer facing 3-4-5
t7 5-0 0 --- O CLE C. Essegian J. Archer -0% 97% Flyball: CF
t7 5-0 1 --- O CLE W. Kirkland J. Archer -0% 96% Popfly: 3B
t7 5-0 2 --- O CLE J. Romano J. Archer -0% 96% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Mudcat Grant facing 4-5-6
Al Luplow moves from RF to LF
Ty Cline replaces Chuck Essegian (LF) playing CF batting 3rd
Willie Kirkland moves from CF to RF
b7 0-5 0 --- KCA N. Siebern M. Grant -2% 94% Walk
Sam McDowell replaces Mudcat Grant pitching and batting 9th
b7 0-5 0 1-- O KCA M. Jimenez S. McDowell 3% 97% Siebern Picked off 1B (P-1B)
b7 0-5 1 --- KCA M. Jimenez S. McDowell -1% 96% Single
b7 0-5 1 1-- OO KCA G. Cimoli S. McDowell 2% 98% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-0, Athletics' Jim Archer facing 6-7-8
Ed Charles replaces Wayne Causey playing 3B batting 7th
t8 5-0 0 --- O CLE W. Held J. Archer -0% 98% Strikeout
t8 5-0 1 --- O CLE B. Phillips J. Archer -0% 98% Flyball: LF
t8 5-0 2 --- CLE J. Kindall J. Archer 0% 98% Single
t8 5-0 2 1-- O CLE S. McDowell J. Archer -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-5, Indians' Sam McDowell facing 7-8-9
b8 0-5 0 --- O KCA E. Charles S. McDowell 1% 99% Flyball: LF
b8 0-5 1 --- KCA H. Sullivan S. McDowell -1% 98% Walk
Gordie Windhorn pinch hits for Jim Archer (P) batting 9th
b8 0-5 1 1-- O KCA G. Windhorn S. McDowell 1% 99% Strikeout Looking
b8 0-5 2 1-- KCA D. Howser S. McDowell -1% 98% Walk; Sullivan to 2B
b8 0-5 2 12- KCA B. Del Greco S. McDowell -2% 96% Hit By Pitch; Sullivan to 3B; Howser to 2B
b8 0-5 2 123 R KCA J. Lumpe S. McDowell -4% 93% Single; Del Greco to 2B; Howser to 3B; Sullivan Scores
Bob Allen replaces Sam McDowell pitching and batting 9th
b8 1-5 2 123 O KCA N. Siebern B. Allen 6% 98% Groundout: 1B-P
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 1.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 5-1, Athletics' Bob Grim facing 1-2-3
Bob Grim replaces Gordie Windhorn (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-1 0 --- O CLE T. Francona B. Grim -0% 98% Flyball: CF
t9 5-1 1 --- O CLE A. Luplow B. Grim -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 5-1 2 --- O CLE T. Cline B. Grim -0% 98% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-5, Indians' Bob Allen facing 5-6-7
b9 1-5 0 --- O KCA M. Jimenez B. Allen 1% 99% Groundout: 1B-P
b9 1-5 1 --- KCA G. Cimoli B. Allen -1% 98% Single
b9 1-5 1 1-- O KCA E. Charles B. Allen 1% 99% Foul Flyball: RF
b9 1-5 2 1-- O KCA H. Sullivan B. Allen 1% 100% Foul Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 5, Athletics 1.

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