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CLE
@CHW
7
3
BOS
@NYY
4
3
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@SLB
6
8
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@BRO
2
3
PHI
@BSN
3
7
CHC
@PIT
5
4
 
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Friday, July 7, 1939,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 6,588, Time of Game: 2:09
Red Sox
4
39-25
 Won 4 
2nd, 10½ GB
at Yankees
3
53-18
 Lost 1 
1st
L: Red Ruffing (11-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         1  0  0   1  1  0   0  1  0    4  8  0
Yankees         0  1  0   1  0  1   0  0  0    3 10  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bobby Doerr 2B 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .322 .377 .514 .891 -0.063 0.97 0.039 -0.101 -0.5 1 2
Doc Cramer CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .326 .368 .405 .773 -0.117 0.86 0.024 -0.141 -1.0 2 0 GDP
Jimmie Foxx 1B 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .352 .467 .620 1.087 -0.035 1.01 0.044 -0.079 -0.2 3 0 2B
Ted Williams RF 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .306 .401 .592 .993 0.162 1.18 0.189 -0.027 1.1 1 1
Joe Cronin SS 3 1 2 2 1 0 4 .290 .406 .511 .917 0.242 1.50 0.269 -0.027 2.1 3 0 HR
Joe Vosmik LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .269 .350 .382 .732 0.014 1.78 0.106 -0.091 -0.4 1 1 HBP
Jim Tabor 3B 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .303 .339 .488 .826 -0.008 1.70 0.053 -0.061 -0.8 1 3
Johnny Peacock C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .278 .346 .365 .712 -0.067 0.90 0.023 -0.090 -0.6 5 0
Jake Wade P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.047 0.81 0.000 -0.047 -0.5 0 0
   Emerson Dickman P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .077 .077 .077 .154 -0.062 1.16 0.000 -0.062 -0.5 0 0
Team Totals 34 4 8 4 3 3 38 .235 .316 .353 .669 0.019 1.19 0.747 -0.726 -1.3 * 7
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: J Foxx (13, off R Ruffing).
HR: J Cronin (10, off R Ruffing, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
HBP: J Vosmik (3, by R Ruffing).
TB: J Cronin 5; T Williams 2; J Foxx 2; J Peacock; B Doerr; D Cramer.
GIDP: D Cramer (6).
RBI: J Cronin 2 (56); T Williams (68); J Tabor (51).
2-out RBI: J Cronin; T Williams.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Tabor-B Doerr-J Foxx.
Outfield Assists: J Vosmik (C Keller at 3rd base); T Williams (R Ruffing at home plate).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Frankie Crosetti SS 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .211 .305 .277 .582 -0.111 1.67 0.055 -0.166 -0.5 1 3
Red Rolfe 3B 5 1 3 0 0 1 5 .316 .386 .479 .865 0.040 1.73 0.183 -0.143 0.6 0 2
George Selkirk RF 3 1 0 0 2 0 5 .304 .464 .588 1.052 -0.021 1.50 0.129 -0.150 0.1 0 0
Joe DiMaggio CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .420 .487 .703 1.190 -0.179 2.17 0.108 -0.286 -0.9 2 0 GDP
Bill Dickey C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .333 .437 .537 .974 -0.087 1.82 0.059 -0.146 -0.7 3 0
Joe Gordon 2B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .323 .396 .568 .964 0.133 1.96 0.236 -0.104 0.9 1 2 2B
Charlie Keller LF 2 0 1 1 2 0 4 .311 .431 .435 .866 0.068 1.55 0.121 -0.053 0.6 1 0 2B,IW
Babe Dahlgren 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .251 .326 .430 .755 -0.110 1.91 0.091 -0.201 -1.2 5 0 CS
Red Ruffing P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .305 .339 .305 .644 -0.213 2.59 0.037 -0.250 -1.2 0 1
Team Totals 33 3 10 3 6 3 39 .303 .410 .364 .774 -0.480 1.86 1.019 -1.499 -2.3 * 8
* - Putouts and assists are not known for the fielders.
2B: C Keller (8, off J Wade); J Gordon (20, off J Wade).
IBB: C Keller (1, by E Dickman).
TB: R Rolfe 3; J Gordon 2; C Keller 2; B Dahlgren; F Crosetti; B Dickey; R Ruffing; J DiMaggio.
GIDP: J DiMaggio (3).
RBI: C Keller (26); J DiMaggio (38); J Gordon (59).
2-out RBI: C Keller.
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 3 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Gordon-F Crosetti-B Dahlgren.
PB: B Dickey (5).
Baserunning
CS: B Dahlgren (3, 2nd base by J Wade/J Peacock).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jake Wade 5.1 7 3 3 4 0 0 5.50 24 38 -0.196 1.41 -1.0
Emerson Dickman, W (2-1) 3.2 3 0 0 2 3 0 4.86 15 2 0 0.676 2.61 3.2
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 6 3 0 3.00 39 38 2 0 0.480 1.86 2.3

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Red Ruffing, L (11-3) 9 8 4 4 3 3 1 2.69 38 55 -0.020 1.19 1.3
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 3 3 1 4.00 38 55 -0.020 1.19 1.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: R Ruffing (2; J Vosmik).
IBB: E Dickman (1; C Keller).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Grieve, 1B - Bill Summers, 2B - (none), 3B - Lou Kolls.
Time of Game: 2:09.
Attendance: 6,588.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         New York Yankees
1 Bobby Doerr 2B 1 Frankie Crosetti SS
2 Doc Cramer CF 2 Red Rolfe 3B
3 Jimmie Foxx 1B 3 George Selkirk RF
4 Ted Williams RF 4 Joe DiMaggio CF
5 Joe Cronin SS 5 Bill Dickey C
6 Joe Vosmik LF 6 Joe Gordon 2B
7 Jim Tabor 3B 7 Charlie Keller LF
8 Johnny Peacock C 8 Babe Dahlgren 1B
9 Jake Wade P 9 Red Ruffing P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 2-3 1 12- R NYY J. Gordon J. Wade -22% 30% Double to LF; Dickey to 3B; Selkirk Scores
b7 3-3 1 1-3 OO NYY J. DiMaggio E. Dickman 20% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b7 3-3 0 1-- NYY R. Rolfe E. Dickman -14% 21% Single to RF; Crosetti to 3B
b8 3-4 2 12- O NYY R. Ruffing E. Dickman 13% 82% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t5 2-2 2 -2- R BOS T. Williams R. Ruffing 12% 60% Single to RF; Foxx Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS B. Doerr R. Ruffing -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- BOS D. Cramer R. Ruffing 2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O BOS J. Foxx R. Ruffing -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- BOS T. Williams R. Ruffing 2% 49% Walk; Cramer to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- R BOS J. Cronin R. Ruffing 9% 58% Single to CF; Williams to 2B; Cramer Scores
t1 1-0 2 12- O BOS J. Vosmik R. Ruffing -4% 54% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 1, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Jake Wade facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O NYY F. Crosetti J. Wade 2% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-1 1 --- O NYY R. Rolfe J. Wade 2% 58% Flyball: LF
b1 0-1 2 --- O NYY G. Selkirk J. Wade 1% 60% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 7-8-9
t2 1-0 0 --- O BOS J. Tabor R. Ruffing -2% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 1-0 1 --- O BOS J. Peacock R. Ruffing -2% 56% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 1-0 2 --- O BOS J. Wade R. Ruffing -1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Red Sox' Jake Wade facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O NYY J. DiMaggio J. Wade 3% 57% Popfly: SS
b2 0-1 1 --- O NYY B. Dickey J. Wade 2% 59% Flyball: CF
b2 0-1 2 --- NYY J. Gordon J. Wade -1% 58% Walk
b2 0-1 2 1-- RO NYY C. Keller J. Wade -8% 50% Double to LF; Keller out at 3B/LF-3B; Gordon Scores
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Yankees 1.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- BOS B. Doerr R. Ruffing 4% 54% Single to CF
t3 1-1 0 1-- OO BOS D. Cramer R. Ruffing -8% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t3 1-1 2 --- BOS J. Foxx R. Ruffing 1% 47% Walk
t3 1-1 2 1-- O BOS T. Williams R. Ruffing -3% 44% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 1, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Red Sox' Jake Wade facing 8-9-1
b3 1-1 0 --- NYY B. Dahlgren J. Wade -4% 40% Walk
b3 1-1 0 1-- O NYY R. Ruffing J. Wade 6% 47% Dahlgren Caught Stealing 2B (Unknown)
b3 1-1 1 --- O NYY R. Ruffing J. Wade 2% 49% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b3 1-1 2 --- O NYY F. Crosetti J. Wade 1% 50% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 1, Yankees 1.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 5-6-7
t4 1-1 0 --- R BOS J. Cronin R. Ruffing 11% 61% Home Run
t4 2-1 0 --- O BOS J. Vosmik R. Ruffing -3% 59% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t4 2-1 1 --- O BOS J. Tabor R. Ruffing -2% 57% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t4 2-1 2 --- BOS J. Peacock R. Ruffing 1% 58% Single
t4 2-1 2 1-- BOS J. Wade R. Ruffing 1% 59% Passed Ball; Peacock to 2B
t4 2-1 2 -2- O BOS J. Wade R. Ruffing -4% 56% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 2, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 1-2, Red Sox' Jake Wade facing 2-3-4
b4 1-2 0 --- NYY R. Rolfe J. Wade -5% 51% Single
b4 1-2 0 1-- NYY G. Selkirk J. Wade -7% 44% Walk; Rolfe to 2B
b4 1-2 0 12- R NYY J. DiMaggio J. Wade -11% 33% Single; Selkirk to 2B; Rolfe Scores
b4 2-2 0 12- O NYY B. Dickey J. Wade 6% 39% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b4 2-2 1 12- O NYY J. Gordon J. Wade 5% 45% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b4 2-2 2 12- O NYY C. Keller J. Wade 5% 50% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 2, Yankees 2.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 2-2, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 1-2-3
t5 2-2 0 --- O BOS B. Doerr R. Ruffing -3% 47% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t5 2-2 1 --- O BOS D. Cramer R. Ruffing -2% 45% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t5 2-2 2 --- BOS J. Foxx R. Ruffing 3% 47% Double to LF
t5 2-2 2 -2- R BOS T. Williams R. Ruffing 12% 60% Single to RF; Foxx Scores
t5 3-2 2 1-- O BOS J. Cronin R. Ruffing -3% 57% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Jake Wade facing 8-9-1
b5 2-3 0 --- O NYY B. Dahlgren J. Wade 4% 60% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b5 2-3 1 --- NYY R. Ruffing J. Wade -4% 57% Single
b5 2-3 1 1-- O NYY F. Crosetti J. Wade 3% 60% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play; Ruffing to 2B
b5 2-3 2 -2- O NYY R. Rolfe J. Wade 5% 65% Single to RF; Ruffing out at Hm/RF-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Yankees 2.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 3-2, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 6-7-8
t6 3-2 0 --- O BOS J. Vosmik R. Ruffing -3% 62% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t6 3-2 1 --- O BOS J. Tabor R. Ruffing -2% 60% Strikeout
t6 3-2 2 --- O BOS J. Peacock R. Ruffing -1% 58% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Red Sox' Jake Wade facing 3-4-5
b6 2-3 0 --- NYY G. Selkirk J. Wade -6% 52% Walk
b6 2-3 0 1-- O NYY J. DiMaggio J. Wade 6% 58% Flyball: CF
b6 2-3 1 1-- NYY B. Dickey J. Wade -6% 52% Single to RF; Selkirk to 2B
b6 2-3 1 12- R NYY J. Gordon J. Wade -22% 30% Double to LF; Dickey to 3B; Selkirk Scores
Emerson Dickman replaces Jake Wade pitching and batting 9th
b6 3-3 1 -23 NYY C. Keller E. Dickman -1% 29% Intentional Walk
b6 3-3 1 123 O NYY B. Dahlgren E. Dickman 10% 40% Strikeout
b6 3-3 2 123 O NYY R. Ruffing E. Dickman 10% 50% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Red Sox 3, Yankees 3.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 3-3, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 9-1-2
t7 3-3 0 --- O BOS E. Dickman R. Ruffing -4% 46% Strikeout
t7 3-3 1 --- O BOS B. Doerr R. Ruffing -3% 43% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t7 3-3 2 --- O BOS D. Cramer R. Ruffing -2% 41% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 3, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Tied 3-3, Red Sox' Emerson Dickman facing 1-2-3
b7 3-3 0 --- NYY F. Crosetti E. Dickman -5% 35% Single to LF
b7 3-3 0 1-- NYY R. Rolfe E. Dickman -14% 21% Single to RF; Crosetti to 3B
b7 3-3 0 1-3 O NYY G. Selkirk E. Dickman 8% 30% Popfly: SS
b7 3-3 1 1-3 OO NYY J. DiMaggio E. Dickman 20% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 3, Yankees 3.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Tied 3-3, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 3-4-5
t8 3-3 0 --- O BOS J. Foxx R. Ruffing -5% 45% Strikeout Looking
t8 3-3 1 --- BOS T. Williams R. Ruffing 5% 50% Single to RF
t8 3-3 1 1-- BOS J. Cronin R. Ruffing 7% 57% Walk; Williams to 2B
t8 3-3 1 12- BOS J. Vosmik R. Ruffing 11% 67% Hit By Pitch; Williams to 3B; Cronin to 2B
t8 3-3 1 123 RO BOS J. Tabor R. Ruffing 5% 72% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Cronin to 3B; Williams Scores
t8 4-3 2 1-3 O BOS J. Peacock R. Ruffing -6% 67% Groundout: P-2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 3-4, Red Sox' Emerson Dickman facing 5-6-7
b8 3-4 0 --- O NYY B. Dickey E. Dickman 7% 73% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b8 3-4 1 --- O NYY J. Gordon E. Dickman 5% 78% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
b8 3-4 2 --- NYY C. Keller E. Dickman -4% 75% Walk
b8 3-4 2 1-- NYY B. Dahlgren E. Dickman -5% 69% Single to 3B; Keller to 2B
b8 3-4 2 12- O NYY R. Ruffing E. Dickman 13% 82% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 3.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-3, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 9-1-2
t9 4-3 0 --- O BOS E. Dickman R. Ruffing -2% 80% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t9 4-3 1 --- O BOS B. Doerr R. Ruffing -2% 78% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
t9 4-3 2 --- O BOS D. Cramer R. Ruffing -1% 77% Batted Ball: Unknown out on play
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 3-4, Red Sox' Emerson Dickman facing 1-2-3
b9 3-4 0 --- O NYY F. Crosetti E. Dickman 10% 87% Groundout: 3B-1B
b9 3-4 1 --- O NYY R. Rolfe E. Dickman 8% 95% Strikeout Looking
b9 3-4 2 --- O NYY G. Selkirk E. Dickman 5% 100% Popfly: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 4, Yankees 3.

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