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CLE
@CHW
0
1
PHA
@NYY
6
4
DET
@SLB
2
3
BOS
@WSH
8
6
BRO
@BSN
1
4
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@CIN
1
4
NYG
@PHI
4
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@PIT
2
4
Saturday, August 16, 1941,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 11,276, Time of Game: 2:05
Athletics
6
51-61
 Won 2 
5th, 24½ GB
at Yankees
4
78-39
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Jack Knott (11-9)
L: Red Ruffing (13-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  1  0   0  0  4   0  0  1    6 12  1
Yankees         0  0  0   1  2  0   0  0  1    4  9  4

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Collins RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .246 .327 .310 .637 -0.113 1.03 0.000 -0.113 -1.2 3 0
Al Brancato SS 4 1 3 1 1 0 5 .224 .299 .321 .620 0.251 0.86 0.267 -0.016 2.0 1 3 3B
Benny McCoy 2B 4 0 2 1 1 0 5 .264 .380 .393 .772 0.046 1.06 0.154 -0.108 -0.3 0 6 GDP
Bob Johnson LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 5 .279 .398 .499 .897 -0.049 1.06 0.038 -0.087 -0.8 3 0 HBP
Dick Siebert 1B 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .344 .390 .487 .878 -0.059 1.29 0.078 -0.136 -0.2 13 0 2·2B
Sam Chapman CF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .332 .372 .551 .923 -0.066 0.82 0.038 -0.105 -0.0 2 1
Pete Suder 3B 4 1 3 1 1 0 5 .265 .290 .368 .658 0.131 0.68 0.143 -0.012 0.7 1 0
Hal Wagner C 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .257 .345 .405 .751 0.117 1.05 0.186 -0.068 0.6 4 1 3B
Jack Knott P 3 1 1 1 0 2 4 .093 .210 .093 .302 0.055 1.16 0.108 -0.053 0.5 0 1 SH
Team Totals 38 6 12 5 3 3 43 .316 .381 .474 .855 0.313 1.00 1.012 -0.698 1.3 27 12
2B: D Siebert 2 (25, 2 off R Ruffing).
3B: A Brancato (9, off R Ruffing); H Wagner (2, off R Ruffing).
SH: J Knott (4, off R Ruffing).
HBP: B Johnson (2, by R Ruffing).
TB: A Brancato 5; D Siebert 4; P Suder 3; H Wagner 3; B McCoy 2; J Knott.
GIDP: B McCoy (11).
RBI: J Knott (4); H Wagner (9); B McCoy (54); P Suder (48); A Brancato (36).
2-out RBI: A Brancato; B McCoy.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 3 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 3. H Wagner-P Suder; B McCoy-A Brancato-D Siebert; S Chapman-H Wagner.
E: D Siebert (9).
Outfield Assists: S Chapman (J Sturm at 3rd base).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Sturm 1B 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .252 .303 .322 .625 -0.044 1.40 0.080 -0.124 0.4 10 1
Red Rolfe 3B 5 1 3 2 0 0 5 .269 .338 .376 .714 0.205 1.26 0.272 -0.067 1.9 1 1 HR
Tommy Henrich RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .266 .377 .506 .884 -0.045 1.06 0.015 -0.060 -0.5 1 0
Joe DiMaggio CF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .360 .442 .651 1.093 -0.074 1.15 0.010 -0.085 -0.5 2 0 IW
Charlie Keller LF 4 1 0 0 0 0 4 .298 .424 .596 1.020 -0.101 1.27 0.079 -0.180 -1.3 4 0
Bill Dickey C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .281 .374 .441 .815 -0.005 1.17 0.059 -0.064 -0.2 4 0
Joe Gordon 2B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .260 .348 .442 .791 -0.010 1.59 0.118 -0.128 -0.1 1 3 2B,CS
Phil Rizzuto SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .303 .336 .399 .735 -0.059 1.29 0.056 -0.115 0.1 3 3 3B,HBP,GDP
Red Ruffing P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .273 .309 .390 .698 -0.119 1.58 0.000 -0.119 -1.0 1 1
   George Selkirk PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .172 .321 .406 .727 0.064 1.35 0.064 0.000 0.2 IW
Team Totals 34 4 9 4 3 1 38 .265 .342 .441 .783 -0.188 1.29 0.753 -0.942 -0.7 27 9
2B: J Gordon (18, off J Knott).
3B: P Rizzuto (8, off J Knott).
HR: R Rolfe (8, off J Knott, 5th inn, 1 on, 0 outs to RF).
IBB: J DiMaggio (19, by J Knott); G Selkirk (2, by J Knott).
HBP: P Rizzuto (1, by J Knott).
TB: R Rolfe 6; J Gordon 3; P Rizzuto 3; J Sturm 2; B Dickey.
GIDP: P Rizzuto (10).
RBI: R Rolfe 2 (39); J Gordon (71); J Sturm (31).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. P Rizzuto-J Sturm; J Gordon-P Rizzuto-J Sturm.
E: J DiMaggio (9); J Sturm (10); R Rolfe 2 (20).
Baserunning
CS: J Gordon (11, 3rd base by J Knott/H Wagner).

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jack Knott, W (11-9) 9 9 4 3 3 1 1 4.52 38 53 0.186 1.29 0.7
Team Totals 9 9 4 3 3 1 1 3.00 38 53 0.186 1.29 0.7

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Red Ruffing, L (13-5) 9 12 6 4 3 3 0 3.66 43 43 -0.314 1.00 -1.3
Team Totals 9 12 6 4 3 3 0 4.00 43 43 -0.314 1.00 -1.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: J Knott (2; P Rizzuto); R Ruffing (1; B Johnson).
IBB: J Knott 2 (3; J DiMaggio, G Selkirk).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Grieve, 1B - Art Passarella, 2B - (none), 3B - Steve Basil.
Time of Game: 2:05.
Attendance: 11,276.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Athletics         New York Yankees
1 Eddie Collins RF 1 Johnny Sturm 1B
2 Al Brancato SS 2 Red Rolfe 3B
3 Benny McCoy 2B 3 Tommy Henrich RF
4 Bob Johnson LF 4 Joe DiMaggio CF
5 Dick Siebert 1B 5 Charlie Keller LF
6 Sam Chapman CF 6 Bill Dickey C
7 Pete Suder 3B 7 Joe Gordon 2B
8 Hal Wagner C 8 Phil Rizzuto SS
9 Jack Knott P 9 Red Ruffing P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 1-1 0 1-- RR NYY R. Rolfe J. Knott -20% 19% Home Run; Sturm Scores
t6 1-3 1 1-- R PHA H. Wagner R. Ruffing 19% 41% Triple to LF; Suder Scores
t6 3-3 2 -2- R PHA A. Brancato R. Ruffing 16% 64% Single to CF; Knott Scores/unER; Brancato to 2B/Adv on E8
b1 0-0 1 123 OO NYY C. Keller J. Knott 14% 50% Double Play: Flyball: CF-C
t6 4-3 2 -2- R PHA B. McCoy R. Ruffing 12% 75% Single to LF; Brancato Scores/unER

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O PHA E. Collins R. Ruffing -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- O PHA A. Brancato R. Ruffing -2% 46% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 2 --- PHA B. McCoy R. Ruffing 1% 47% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O PHA B. Johnson R. Ruffing -2% 45% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Jack Knott facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYY J. Sturm J. Knott -3% 42% Single to CF
b1 0-0 0 1-- NYY R. Rolfe J. Knott -5% 36% Single; Sturm to 2B
b1 0-0 0 12- O NYY T. Henrich J. Knott 0% 37% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Sturm to 3B; Rolfe to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -23 NYY J. DiMaggio J. Knott -1% 36% Intentional Walk
b1 0-0 1 123 OO NYY C. Keller J. Knott 14% 50% Double Play: Flyball: CF-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- PHA D. Siebert R. Ruffing 6% 56% Double to RF
t2 0-0 0 -2- O PHA S. Chapman R. Ruffing -4% 52% Flyball: LF
t2 0-0 1 -2- R PHA P. Suder R. Ruffing 9% 60% Single to CF; Siebert Scores
t2 1-0 1 1-- O PHA H. Wagner R. Ruffing -3% 58% Flyball: LF
t2 1-0 2 1-- O PHA J. Knott R. Ruffing -2% 55% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Jack Knott facing 6-7-8
b2 0-1 0 --- O NYY B. Dickey J. Knott 3% 58% Flyball: LF
b2 0-1 1 --- NYY J. Gordon J. Knott -4% 54% Double to LF
b2 0-1 1 -2- NYY P. Rizzuto J. Knott -2% 51% Hit By Pitch
b2 0-1 1 12- OO NYY R. Ruffing J. Knott 10% 61% Double Play: Strikeout, Gordon Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Yankees 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 1-2-3
t3 1-0 0 --- O PHA E. Collins R. Ruffing -2% 59% Lineout: 1B
t3 1-0 1 --- PHA A. Brancato R. Ruffing 7% 66% Triple to LF
t3 1-0 1 --3 O PHA B. McCoy R. Ruffing -6% 60% Popfly: 1B
t3 1-0 2 --3 O PHA B. Johnson R. Ruffing -4% 56% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Jack Knott facing 1-2-3
b3 0-1 0 --- O NYY J. Sturm J. Knott 3% 59% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 0-1 1 --- O NYY R. Rolfe J. Knott 2% 61% Flyball: RF
b3 0-1 2 --- NYY T. Henrich J. Knott -2% 59% Walk
b3 0-1 2 1-- O NYY J. DiMaggio J. Knott 3% 62% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Yankees 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- O PHA D. Siebert R. Ruffing -2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- O PHA S. Chapman R. Ruffing -2% 58% Flyball: 3B
t4 1-0 2 --- PHA P. Suder R. Ruffing 1% 59% Single to CF
t4 1-0 2 1-- O PHA H. Wagner R. Ruffing -2% 57% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Jack Knott facing 5-6-7
b4 0-1 0 --- NYY C. Keller J. Knott -8% 49% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Keller to 2B
b4 0-1 0 -2- O NYY B. Dickey J. Knott 2% 51% Groundout: 2B-1B; Keller to 3B
b4 0-1 1 --3 R NYY J. Gordon J. Knott -7% 44% Single to LF; Keller Scores/unER
b4 1-1 1 1-- O NYY P. Rizzuto J. Knott 3% 47% Foul Flyball: C
b4 1-1 2 1-- O NYY R. Ruffing J. Knott 3% 50% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Yankees 1.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 9-1-2
t5 1-1 0 --- O PHA J. Knott R. Ruffing -3% 47% Strikeout
t5 1-1 1 --- O PHA E. Collins R. Ruffing -2% 45% Groundout: 1B-P
t5 1-1 2 --- PHA A. Brancato R. Ruffing 2% 46% Single to CF
t5 1-1 2 1-- PHA B. McCoy R. Ruffing 3% 49% Single to LF; Brancato to 2B
t5 1-1 2 12- PHA B. Johnson R. Ruffing 4% 53% Hit By Pitch; Brancato to 3B; McCoy to 2B
t5 1-1 2 123 O PHA D. Siebert R. Ruffing -10% 43% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 1, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Jack Knott facing 1-2-3
b5 1-1 0 --- NYY J. Sturm J. Knott -5% 39% Single to RF
b5 1-1 0 1-- RR NYY R. Rolfe J. Knott -20% 19% Home Run; Sturm Scores
b5 3-1 0 --- O NYY T. Henrich J. Knott 2% 20% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 3-1 1 --- O NYY J. DiMaggio J. Knott 1% 22% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 3-1 2 --- O NYY C. Keller J. Knott 1% 22% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Yankees 3.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-3, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 6-7-8
t6 1-3 0 --- O PHA S. Chapman R. Ruffing -3% 19% Strikeout
t6 1-3 1 --- PHA P. Suder R. Ruffing 4% 23% Walk
t6 1-3 1 1-- R PHA H. Wagner R. Ruffing 19% 41% Triple to LF; Suder Scores
t6 2-3 1 --3 R PHA J. Knott R. Ruffing 9% 50% Reached on E3/Sacrifice Bunt; Wagner Scores
t6 3-3 1 1-- O PHA E. Collins R. Ruffing -3% 48% Groundout: SS-1B; Knott to 2B
t6 3-3 2 -2- R PHA A. Brancato R. Ruffing 16% 64% Single to CF; Knott Scores/unER; Brancato to 2B/Adv on E8
t6 4-3 2 -2- R PHA B. McCoy R. Ruffing 12% 75% Single to LF; Brancato Scores/unER
t6 5-3 2 1-- O PHA B. Johnson R. Ruffing -2% 74% Flyball: SS
4 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 3-5, Athletics' Jack Knott facing 6-7-8
b6 3-5 0 --- NYY B. Dickey J. Knott -6% 68% Single to CF
b6 3-5 0 1-- O NYY J. Gordon J. Knott 5% 73% Flyball: RF
b6 3-5 1 1-- OO NYY P. Rizzuto J. Knott 8% 81% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Yankees 3.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-3, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 5-6-7
t7 5-3 0 --- O PHA D. Siebert R. Ruffing -2% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 5-3 1 --- O PHA S. Chapman R. Ruffing -1% 78% Flyball: 2B
t7 5-3 2 --- PHA P. Suder R. Ruffing 1% 79% Single to CF
t7 5-3 2 1-- O PHA H. Wagner R. Ruffing -2% 78% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 3-5, Athletics' Jack Knott facing 9-1-2
b7 3-5 0 --- O NYY R. Ruffing J. Knott 4% 82% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 3-5 1 --- O NYY J. Sturm J. Knott 3% 84% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b7 3-5 2 --- NYY R. Rolfe J. Knott -2% 82% Single to RF
b7 3-5 2 1-- O NYY T. Henrich J. Knott 4% 86% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Yankees 3.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-3, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 9-1-2
t8 5-3 0 --- PHA J. Knott R. Ruffing 2% 88% Single to RF
t8 5-3 0 1-- O PHA E. Collins R. Ruffing -2% 86% Flyball: RF
t8 5-3 1 1-- PHA A. Brancato R. Ruffing 2% 88% Walk; Knott to 2B
t8 5-3 1 12- OO PHA B. McCoy R. Ruffing -5% 83% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 3-5, Athletics' Jack Knott facing 4-5-6
b8 3-5 0 --- O NYY J. DiMaggio J. Knott 5% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 3-5 1 --- O NYY C. Keller J. Knott 3% 90% Flyball: CF
b8 3-5 2 --- O NYY B. Dickey J. Knott 2% 92% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Yankees 3.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-3, Yankees' Red Ruffing facing 4-5-6
t9 5-3 0 --- O PHA B. Johnson R. Ruffing -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 5-3 1 --- PHA D. Siebert R. Ruffing 2% 93% Double
t9 5-3 1 -2- R PHA S. Chapman R. Ruffing 4% 97% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Siebert Scores/Adv on E5/No RBI; Chapman to 2B
t9 6-3 1 -2- OO PHA P. Suder R. Ruffing -1% 96% Line Drive Double Play: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 2 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 6, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 3-6, Athletics' Jack Knott facing 7-8-9
b9 3-6 0 --- O NYY J. Gordon J. Knott 3% 98% Foul Flyball: C
b9 3-6 1 --- NYY P. Rizzuto J. Knott -3% 95% Triple to LF
George Selkirk pinch hits for Red Ruffing (P) batting 9th
b9 3-6 1 --3 NYY G. Selkirk J. Knott -6% 88% Intentional Walk
b9 3-6 1 1-3 RO NYY J. Sturm J. Knott 7% 95% Flyball: LF; Rizzuto Scores
b9 4-6 2 1-- O NYY R. Rolfe J. Knott 5% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 6, Yankees 4.

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