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DET
@BOS
8
6
KCA
@CHW
7
1
KCA
@CHW
7
5
MIN
@LAA
5
0
CLE
@NYY
7
5
CLE
@NYY
9
3
BAL
@WSA
8
3
SFG
@CIN
4
6
PHI
@HOU
4
3
LAD
@MLN
3
6
NYM
@PIT
3
4
CHC
@STL
11
5
CHC
@STL
5
1
Sunday, April 22, 1962,
, Dodger Stadium
Attendance: 8,539, Time of Game: 2:13
Twins
5
5-6
 Won 3 
8th, 1½ GB
at Angels
0
5-5
 Lost 3 
5th, 1 GB
W: Jim Kaat (1-1)
L: Red Witt (1-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Twins           1  0  3   0  0  1   0  0  0    5  6  1
Angels          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  0

Minnesota Twins

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lenny Green CF-LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .268 .400 .488 .888 0.019 0.45 0.040 -0.020 0.5 0 0
Vic Power 1B 2 1 1 0 2 0 4 .295 .367 .409 .776 0.124 0.68 0.133 -0.008 0.7 13 1 SB,GDP
Rich Rollins 3B 3 1 1 1 0 0 4 .475 .532 .925 1.457 0.008 0.69 0.026 -0.018 -0.2 0 2 SF
Harmon Killebrew LF 3 1 1 3 1 1 4 .143 .367 .343 .710 0.178 0.83 0.237 -0.059 2.2 0 0 HR
   Jim Snyder PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.004 0.11 0.000 -0.004 -0.6 CS
   Bill Tuttle CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Bob Allison RF 3 1 0 0 1 2 4 .314 .468 .543 1.011 -0.032 0.41 0.007 -0.039 -0.4 0 0
Earl Battey C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .318 .362 .545 .907 -0.020 0.38 0.009 -0.030 -0.2 9 2
Zoilo Versalles SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .136 .191 .318 .510 -0.032 0.34 0.000 -0.032 -1.0 1 6
Bernie Allen 2B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .140 .174 .256 .430 0.020 0.26 0.035 -0.014 0.7 3 2
Jim Kaat P 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .000 .167 .000 .167 -0.037 0.36 0.000 -0.037 -1.0 1 2
Team Totals 30 5 6 5 5 8 36 .200 .306 .300 .606 0.224 0.48 0.487 -0.261 0.7 27 15
HR: H Killebrew (2, off R Witt, 3rd inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
SF: R Rollins (1, off R Witt).
TB: H Killebrew 4; L Green 2; V Power; R Rollins; B Allen.
GIDP: V Power (1).
RBI: H Killebrew 3 (7); R Rollins (14); B Allen (4).
2-out RBI: H Killebrew 3; B Allen.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. Z Versalles-B Allen-V Power.
E: Z Versalles (5).
Baserunning
SB: V Power (1, 3rd base off R Witt/B Rodgers).
CS: J Snyder (1, 2nd base by J Spring/B Rodgers).

Los Angeles Angels

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Albie Pearson CF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .200 .347 .225 .572 -0.055 0.72 0.038 -0.093 -0.9 2 0 CS
Billy Moran 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .333 .421 .455 .876 0.033 0.47 0.051 -0.018 0.5 0 4
Buck Rodgers C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .244 .295 .293 .588 -0.092 0.64 0.000 -0.092 -1.3 8 1 GDP
Steve Bilko 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .261 .393 .565 .958 -0.005 0.59 0.027 -0.032 0.3 8 2
Earl Averill LF 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .000 .200 .000 .200 -0.065 0.81 0.000 -0.065 -1.1 3 0
Leon Wagner RF 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .286 .302 .476 .779 -0.023 0.47 0.000 -0.023 -0.3 2 0
   Ken Hunt PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.017 0.64 0.000 -0.017 -0.5
   Lee Thomas RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .105 .171 .211 .381 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Felix Torres 3B 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .143 .143 .286 .429 0.034 0.44 0.048 -0.014 0.3 1 1 2B
Joe Koppe SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .243 .341 .324 .665 -0.051 0.59 0.000 -0.051 -0.8 3 1
Red Witt P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333 .667 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Eddie Yost PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .233 .425 .333 .758 -0.028 1.01 0.000 -0.028 -0.3
   Joe Nuxhall P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Ed Sadowski PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.007 0.28 0.000 -0.007 -0.2
   Jack Spring P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Marlan Coughtry PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.1
   Eli Grba P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 0 4 0 0 10 30 .133 .133 .167 .300 -0.278 0.59 0.164 -0.442 -4.3 27 11
2B: F Torres (1, off J Kaat).
TB: F Torres 2; B Moran 2; A Pearson.
GIDP: B Rodgers (1).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Bilko-J Koppe-S Bilko.
Baserunning
CS: A Pearson (2, 2nd base by J Kaat/E Battey).

Minnesota Twins

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jim Kaat, W (1-1) 9 4 0 0 0 10 0 3.95 30 89 0.277 0.59 4.3
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 0 10 0 0.00 30 89 0.277 0.59 4.3

Los Angeles Angels

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Red Witt, L (1-1) 3 4 4 4 1 4 1 9.39 14 38 -0.245 0.93 -2.6
Joe Nuxhall 3 1 1 1 3 1 0 3.86 13 0 0 0.010 0.28 0.4
Jack Spring 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2.45 6 0 0 0.009 0.10 1.0
Eli Grba 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 5.06 3 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 5 5 5 8 1 5.00 36 38 0 0 -0.225 0.48 -0.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Nestor Chylak, 1B - Bob Stewart, 2B - Al Salerno, 3B - Johnny Stevens.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: 8,539.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Sunny.

Starting Lineups

Minnesota Twins         Los Angeles Angels
1 Lenny Green CF 1 Albie Pearson CF
2 Vic Power 1B 2 Billy Moran 2B
3 Rich Rollins 3B 3 Buck Rodgers C
4 Harmon Killebrew LF 4 Steve Bilko 1B
5 Bob Allison RF 5 Earl Averill LF
6 Earl Battey C 6 Leon Wagner RF
7 Zoilo Versalles SS 7 Felix Torres 3B
8 Bernie Allen 2B 8 Joe Koppe SS
9 Jim Kaat P 9 Red Witt P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-0 2 1-3 RRR MIN H. Killebrew R. Witt 23% 85% Home Run; Power Scores; Rollins Scores
t1 0-0 0 1-- MIN V. Power R. Witt 9% 63% Single to CF; Green to 3B
b4 0-4 0 1-- OO LAA B. Rodgers J. Kaat 6% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b1 0-1 0 1-- O LAA B. Moran J. Kaat 6% 58% Pearson Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t1 1-0 1 --3 O MIN H. Killebrew R. Witt -5% 59% Strikeout

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Twins Batting, Tied 0-0, Angels' Red Witt facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- MIN L. Green R. Witt 4% 54% Single to RF
t1 0-0 0 1-- MIN V. Power R. Witt 9% 63% Single to CF; Green to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 RO MIN R. Rollins R. Witt -1% 62% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Power to 2B; Green Scores
t1 1-0 1 -2- MIN H. Killebrew R. Witt 3% 64% Power Steals 3B
t1 1-0 1 --3 O MIN H. Killebrew R. Witt -5% 59% Strikeout
t1 1-0 2 --3 O MIN B. Allison R. Witt -3% 56% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- LAA A. Pearson J. Kaat -4% 52% Single to LF
b1 0-1 0 1-- O LAA B. Moran J. Kaat 6% 58% Pearson Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
b1 0-1 1 --- O LAA B. Moran J. Kaat 2% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-1 2 --- O LAA B. Rodgers J. Kaat 1% 61% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 0.
Top of the 2nd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Angels' Red Witt facing 6-7-8
t2 1-0 0 --- O MIN E. Battey R. Witt -2% 59% Foul Flyball: 1B
t2 1-0 1 --- O MIN Z. Versalles R. Witt -1% 57% Strikeout
t2 1-0 2 --- O MIN B. Allen R. Witt -1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-1, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O LAA S. Bilko J. Kaat 3% 59% Strikeout
b2 0-1 1 --- O LAA E. Averill J. Kaat 2% 61% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- O LAA L. Wagner J. Kaat 1% 62% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 1, Angels 0.
Top of the 3rd, Twins Batting, Ahead 1-0, Angels' Red Witt facing 9-1-2
t3 1-0 0 --- O MIN J. Kaat R. Witt -2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- O MIN L. Green R. Witt -2% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
t3 1-0 2 --- MIN V. Power R. Witt 1% 59% Walk
t3 1-0 2 1-- MIN R. Rollins R. Witt 3% 62% Single to CF; Power to 3B
t3 1-0 2 1-3 RRR MIN H. Killebrew R. Witt 23% 85% Home Run; Power Scores; Rollins Scores
t3 4-0 2 --- O MIN B. Allison R. Witt -0% 85% Foul Flyball: 3B
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Angels Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 7-8-9
b3 0-4 0 --- LAA F. Torres J. Kaat -5% 80% Double to RF
b3 0-4 0 -2- O LAA J. Koppe J. Kaat 4% 83% Groundout: SS-1B
Eddie Yost pinch hits for Red Witt (P) batting 9th
b3 0-4 1 -2- O LAA E. Yost J. Kaat 3% 86% Flyball: SS
b3 0-4 2 -2- O LAA A. Pearson J. Kaat 2% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Angels 0.
Top of the 4th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Angels' Joe Nuxhall facing 6-7-8
Joe Nuxhall replaces Eddie Yost (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t4 4-0 0 --- O MIN E. Battey J. Nuxhall -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
t4 4-0 1 --- O MIN Z. Versalles J. Nuxhall -1% 87% Flyball: CF
t4 4-0 2 --- O MIN B. Allen J. Nuxhall -0% 87% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 2-3-4
b4 0-4 0 --- LAA B. Moran J. Kaat -3% 83% Single to P/Bunt
b4 0-4 0 1-- OO LAA B. Rodgers J. Kaat 6% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b4 0-4 2 --- O LAA S. Bilko J. Kaat 1% 90% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Angels 0.
Top of the 5th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Angels' Joe Nuxhall facing 9-1-2
t5 4-0 0 --- O MIN J. Kaat J. Nuxhall -1% 90% Groundout: P-1B
t5 4-0 1 --- O MIN L. Green J. Nuxhall -1% 89% Flyball: LF
t5 4-0 2 --- MIN V. Power J. Nuxhall 0% 90% Walk
t5 4-0 2 1-- O MIN R. Rollins J. Nuxhall -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Twins 4, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-4, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 5-6-7
b5 0-4 0 --- O LAA E. Averill J. Kaat 2% 91% Foul Flyball: 1B
b5 0-4 1 --- O LAA L. Wagner J. Kaat 1% 92% Strikeout (C-1B)
b5 0-4 2 --- O LAA F. Torres J. Kaat 1% 92% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 4, Angels 0.
Top of the 6th, Twins Batting, Ahead 4-0, Angels' Joe Nuxhall facing 4-5-6
t6 4-0 0 --- O MIN H. Killebrew J. Nuxhall -1% 92% Flyball: RF
t6 4-0 1 --- MIN B. Allison J. Nuxhall 1% 93% Walk
t6 4-0 1 1-- MIN E. Battey J. Nuxhall 1% 93% Walk; Allison to 2B
t6 4-0 1 12- O MIN Z. Versalles J. Nuxhall -1% 92% Flyball: CF
t6 4-0 2 12- R MIN B. Allen J. Nuxhall 3% 96% Single to RF; Battey to 3B; Allison Scores
t6 5-0 2 1-3 O MIN J. Kaat J. Nuxhall -1% 95% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Twins 5, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-5, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 8-9-1
b6 0-5 0 --- O LAA J. Koppe J. Kaat 1% 96% Groundout: P-1B
Ed Sadowski pinch hits for Joe Nuxhall (P) batting 9th
b6 0-5 1 --- O LAA E. Sadowski J. Kaat 1% 97% Strikeout
b6 0-5 2 --- O LAA A. Pearson J. Kaat 0% 97% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Angels 0.
Top of the 7th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-0, Angels' Jack Spring facing 1-2-3
Jack Spring replaces Ed Sadowski (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 5-0 0 --- MIN L. Green J. Spring 0% 98% Single to P/Bunt
t7 5-0 0 1-- OO MIN V. Power J. Spring -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS-1B
t7 5-0 2 --- O MIN R. Rollins J. Spring -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-5, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 2-3-4
b7 0-5 0 --- LAA B. Moran J. Kaat -2% 95% Single to CF
b7 0-5 0 1-- O LAA B. Rodgers J. Kaat 2% 96% Flyball: 2B
b7 0-5 1 1-- LAA S. Bilko J. Kaat -3% 94% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Moran to 3B
b7 0-5 1 1-3 O LAA E. Averill J. Kaat 3% 97% Strikeout
Ken Hunt pinch hits for Leon Wagner (RF) batting 6th
b7 0-5 2 1-3 O LAA K. Hunt J. Kaat 2% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Twins 5, Angels 0.
Top of the 8th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-0, Angels' Jack Spring facing 4-5-6
Lee Thomas replaces Ken Hunt (PH) playing RF batting 6th
t8 5-0 0 --- MIN H. Killebrew J. Spring 0% 99% Walk
Jim Snyder pinch runs for Harmon Killebrew (LF) batting 4th
t8 5-0 0 1-- O MIN B. Allison J. Spring -0% 98% Snyder Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B-1B-SS)
t8 5-0 1 --- O MIN B. Allison J. Spring -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
t8 5-0 2 --- O MIN E. Battey J. Spring -0% 98% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-5, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 7-8-9
Lenny Green moves from CF to LF
Bill Tuttle replaces Jim Snyder (PR) playing CF batting 4th
b8 0-5 0 --- O LAA F. Torres J. Kaat 1% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 0-5 1 --- O LAA J. Koppe J. Kaat 0% 99% Strikeout Looking
Marlan Coughtry pinch hits for Jack Spring (P) batting 9th
b8 0-5 2 --- O LAA M. Coughtry J. Kaat 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Angels 0.
Top of the 9th, Twins Batting, Ahead 5-0, Angels' Eli Grba facing 7-8-9
Eli Grba replaces Marlan Coughtry (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-0 0 --- O MIN Z. Versalles E. Grba -0% 99% Strikeout
t9 5-0 1 --- O MIN B. Allen E. Grba -0% 99% Flyball: LF
t9 5-0 2 --- O MIN J. Kaat E. Grba -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Angels 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Angels Batting, Behind 0-5, Twins' Jim Kaat facing 1-2-3
b9 0-5 0 --- O LAA A. Pearson J. Kaat 0% 100% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 0-5 1 --- O LAA B. Moran J. Kaat 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 0-5 2 --- O LAA B. Rodgers J. Kaat 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Twins 5, Angels 0.

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