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Scores
Standings
DET
@BOS
1
9
CLE
@NYY
3
9
SLB
@PHA
3
4
 
(12)
CHW
@WSH
2
3
BSN
@CHC
4
2
BRO
@CIN
3
2
PHI
@PIT
3
5
NYG
@STL
4
8
Saturday, August 19, 1944,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 11,807, Time of Game: 2:08
Indians
3
55-63
 Lost 1 
6th, 14 GB
at Yankees
9
60-53
 Won 1 
3rd, 6½ GB
W: Tiny Bonham (10-6)
L: Steve Gromek (4-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   1  1  1   0  0  0    3  5  0
Yankees         4  0  4   0  0  0   1  0  X    9 10  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Mickey Rocco 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .261 .326 .380 .706 -0.037 0.38 0.000 -0.037 -0.7 9 1
Oris Hockett CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .289 .339 .367 .705 -0.001 0.27 0.016 -0.017 1.0 0 0
Pat Seerey LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .254 .288 .457 .745 -0.007 0.24 0.011 -0.018 0.1 0 0
Lou Boudreau SS 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .312 .388 .422 .810 0.031 0.34 0.043 -0.012 0.3 2 3 2B
Roy Cullenbine RF 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .295 .381 .466 .847 -0.026 0.63 0.021 -0.047 -0.3 0 0
   Paul Calvert P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .273 .455 .727 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Paul O'Dea PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .335 .410 .386 .796 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.1
   Joe Heving P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .059 .059 .059 .118 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Ken Keltner 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .275 .344 .432 .776 -0.029 0.47 0.009 -0.038 0.1 3 3
Norm Schlueter C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .138 .190 .181 .371 -0.037 0.34 0.000 -0.037 -1.1 8 1
Rusty Peters 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .228 .274 .315 .589 -0.012 0.27 0.009 -0.021 -0.3 1 2
Steve Gromek P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .234 .250 .298 .548 -0.010 0.42 0.000 -0.010 -0.1 0 0
   Ray Poat P 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .000 .059 .000 .059 0.005 0.15 0.005 0.000 0.2 0 0
   Jeff Heath PH-RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .325 .402 .470 .872 -0.008 0.32 0.000 -0.008 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 32 3 5 2 3 3 35 .156 .229 .188 .416 -0.132 0.35 0.114 -0.246 -1.2 24 10
2B: L Boudreau (30, off T Bonham).
TB: O Hockett 2; L Boudreau 2; P Seerey; R Cullenbine.
RBI: R Cullenbine (59); O Hockett (42).
2-out RBI: O Hockett.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 6.
Fielding
DP: 3. L Boudreau-M Rocco; K Keltner-R Peters-M Rocco; N Schlueter-K Keltner.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: R Cullenbine (2nd base by M Garbark).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Snuffy Stirnweiss 2B 4 1 2 0 1 1 5 .305 .377 .433 .810 0.099 0.23 0.101 -0.002 0.9 0 1 3B
Bud Metheny RF 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .249 .318 .379 .697 0.019 0.29 0.037 -0.018 -0.7 1 0 SB,CS,GDP
Russ Derry LF 3 1 1 0 2 1 5 .324 .435 .493 .928 -0.046 0.39 0.013 -0.059 0.1 7 0
Johnny Lindell CF 3 2 1 0 1 2 4 .282 .321 .469 .790 0.057 0.66 0.062 -0.005 0.7 4 0 2B
Nick Etten 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .278 .383 .422 .805 -0.088 0.77 0.002 -0.090 -1.2 8 0
Frankie Crosetti SS 3 2 1 4 1 0 4 .277 .319 .400 .719 0.285 0.90 0.291 -0.005 2.6 2 1 HR,GDP,IW
Oscar Grimes 3B 3 1 1 0 1 1 4 .269 .378 .363 .741 -0.024 0.25 0.003 -0.027 -0.4 0 3 3B
Mike Garbark C 4 1 2 3 0 1 4 .252 .313 .327 .639 0.049 0.35 0.059 -0.010 2.0 5 2
Tiny Bonham P 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .136 .203 .153 .356 0.016 0.13 0.024 -0.008 1.3 0 0 2B
Team Totals 31 9 10 9 8 7 39 .323 .462 .613 1.074 0.367 0.43 0.592 -0.224 5.3 27 7
2B: J Lindell (26, off S Gromek); T Bonham (1, off S Gromek).
3B: S Stirnweiss (9, off S Gromek); O Grimes (6, off P Calvert).
HR: F Crosetti (2, off S Gromek, 1st inn, 3 on, 2 outs to LF).
IBB: F Crosetti (1, by S Gromek).
TB: F Crosetti 4; S Stirnweiss 4; O Grimes 3; J Lindell 2; T Bonham 2; M Garbark 2; R Derry; B Metheny.
GIDP: F Crosetti (6); B Metheny (12).
RBI: F Crosetti 4 (10); M Garbark 3 (18); T Bonham 2 (3).
2-out RBI: F Crosetti 4; M Garbark 3; T Bonham 2.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
E: F Crosetti (3).
Baserunning
SB: B Metheny (5, 2nd base off R Poat/N Schlueter).
CS: B Metheny (5, 3rd base by R Poat/N Schlueter).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Gromek, L (4-8) 2.2 6 8 8 4 2 1 2.94 18 12 -0.376 0.86 -6.9
Ray Poat 2.1 1 0 0 2 3 0 5.09 9 1 0 0.008 0.08 1.2
Paul Calvert 2 3 1 1 2 1 0 3.30 9 0 0 -0.001 0.09 -0.1
Joe Heving 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.77 3 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.5
Team Totals 8 10 9 9 8 7 1 10.12 39 12 1 0 -0.369 0.43 -5.3

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tiny Bonham, W (10-6) 9 5 3 2 3 3 0 2.88 35 67 0.132 0.35 1.2
Team Totals 9 5 3 2 3 3 0 2.00 35 67 0.132 0.35 1.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: S Gromek (1; F Crosetti).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill McGowan, 1B - George Pipgras, 2B - (none), 3B - Ernie Stewart.
Time of Game: 2:08.
Attendance: 11,807.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         New York Yankees
1 Mickey Rocco 1B 1 Snuffy Stirnweiss 2B
2 Oris Hockett CF 2 Bud Metheny RF
3 Pat Seerey LF 3 Russ Derry LF
4 Lou Boudreau SS 4 Johnny Lindell CF
5 Roy Cullenbine RF 5 Nick Etten 1B
6 Ken Keltner 3B 6 Frankie Crosetti SS
7 Norm Schlueter C 7 Oscar Grimes 3B
8 Rusty Peters 2B 8 Mike Garbark C
9 Steve Gromek P 9 Tiny Bonham P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 123 RRRR NYY F. Crosetti S. Gromek 29% 86% Home Run; Stirnweiss Scores; Metheny Scores; Lindell Scores
b1 0-0 0 --- NYY S. Stirnweiss S. Gromek 9% 64% Triple to LF
b1 0-0 1 123 O NYY N. Etten S. Gromek -7% 57% Popfly: SS
b1 0-0 0 1-3 O NYY R. Derry S. Gromek -6% 61% Foul Flyball: C
b3 4-0 2 123 RR NYY M. Garbark S. Gromek 5% 96% Single to CF; Derry Scores; Lindell Scores; Crosetti to 2B

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, Yankees' Tiny Bonham facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE M. Rocco T. Bonham 2% 52% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE O. Hockett T. Bonham 1% 54% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE P. Seerey T. Bonham 1% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Steve Gromek facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYY S. Stirnweiss S. Gromek 9% 64% Triple to LF
b1 0-0 0 --3 NYY B. Metheny S. Gromek 3% 67% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-3 O NYY R. Derry S. Gromek -6% 61% Foul Flyball: C
b1 0-0 1 1-3 NYY J. Lindell S. Gromek 3% 64% Walk; Metheny to 2B
b1 0-0 1 123 O NYY N. Etten S. Gromek -7% 57% Popfly: SS
b1 0-0 2 123 RRRR NYY F. Crosetti S. Gromek 29% 86% Home Run; Stirnweiss Scores; Metheny Scores; Lindell Scores
b1 4-0 2 --- O NYY O. Grimes S. Gromek -0% 86% Strikeout
4 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Tiny Bonham facing 4-5-6
t2 0-4 0 --- CLE L. Boudreau T. Bonham -3% 83% Walk
t2 0-4 0 1-- O CLE R. Cullenbine T. Bonham 3% 85% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t2 0-4 1 1-- O CLE K. Keltner T. Bonham 2% 87% Flyball: LF
t2 0-4 2 1-- O CLE N. Schlueter T. Bonham 1% 89% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Steve Gromek facing 8-9-1
b2 4-0 0 --- O NYY M. Garbark S. Gromek -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 4-0 1 --- O NYY T. Bonham S. Gromek -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 4-0 2 --- NYY S. Stirnweiss S. Gromek 0% 88% Walk
b2 4-0 2 1-- O NYY B. Metheny S. Gromek -1% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Tiny Bonham facing 8-9-1
t3 0-4 0 --- O CLE R. Peters T. Bonham 2% 89% Flyball: CF
t3 0-4 1 --- O CLE S. Gromek T. Bonham 1% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-4 2 --- O CLE M. Rocco T. Bonham 1% 90% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Indians' Steve Gromek facing 3-4-5
b3 4-0 0 --- NYY R. Derry S. Gromek 1% 92% Single to RF
b3 4-0 0 1-- NYY J. Lindell S. Gromek 3% 95% Double to RF; Derry to 3B
b3 4-0 0 -23 O NYY N. Etten S. Gromek -1% 93% Popfly: 1B
b3 4-0 1 -23 NYY F. Crosetti S. Gromek 0% 93% Intentional Walk
b3 4-0 1 123 O NYY O. Grimes S. Gromek -2% 91% Popfly: 1B
b3 4-0 2 123 RR NYY M. Garbark S. Gromek 5% 96% Single to CF; Derry Scores; Lindell Scores; Crosetti to 2B
b3 6-0 2 12- RR NYY T. Bonham S. Gromek 2% 99% Double to LF; Crosetti Scores; Garbark Scores
Ray Poat replaces Steve Gromek pitching and batting 9th
b3 8-0 2 -2- O NYY S. Stirnweiss R. Poat -0% 99% Strikeout
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 8.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-8, Yankees' Tiny Bonham facing 2-3-4
t4 0-8 0 --- CLE O. Hockett T. Bonham -1% 98% Single to CF
t4 0-8 0 1-- CLE P. Seerey T. Bonham -1% 97% Single to LF; Hockett to 2B
t4 0-8 0 12- O CLE L. Boudreau T. Bonham 1% 98% Strikeout Looking
t4 0-8 1 12- O CLE R. Cullenbine T. Bonham 1% 98% Groundout: C-1B; Hockett to 3B; Seerey to 2B
t4 0-8 2 -23 R CLE K. Keltner T. Bonham -1% 98% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Hockett Scores/No RBI/unER; Seerey to 3B
t4 1-8 2 1-3 O CLE N. Schlueter T. Bonham 1% 99% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 1, Yankees 8.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 8-1, Indians' Ray Poat facing 2-3-4
b4 8-1 0 --- NYY B. Metheny R. Poat 0% 99% Single to RF
b4 8-1 0 1-- NYY R. Derry R. Poat 0% 99% Metheny Steals 2B
b4 8-1 0 -2- NYY R. Derry R. Poat 0% 99% Walk
b4 8-1 0 12- OO NYY J. Lindell R. Poat -1% 98% Double Play: Strikeout, Metheny Caught Stealing 3B (C-3B)
b4 8-1 2 1-- O NYY N. Etten R. Poat -0% 98% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Yankees 8.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-8, Yankees' Tiny Bonham facing 8-9-1
t5 1-8 0 --- O CLE R. Peters T. Bonham 0% 99% Flyball: CF
t5 1-8 1 --- CLE R. Poat T. Bonham -0% 98% Walk
t5 1-8 1 1-- O CLE M. Rocco T. Bonham 0% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Poat to 2B
t5 1-8 2 -2- R CLE O. Hockett T. Bonham -1% 98% Single to RF; Poat Scores
t5 2-8 2 1-- O CLE P. Seerey T. Bonham 1% 98% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Yankees 8.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 8-2, Indians' Ray Poat facing 6-7-8
b5 8-2 0 --- O NYY F. Crosetti R. Poat -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 8-2 1 --- NYY O. Grimes R. Poat 0% 98% Walk
b5 8-2 1 1-- O NYY M. Garbark R. Poat -0% 98% Strikeout
b5 8-2 2 1-- O NYY T. Bonham R. Poat -0% 98% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Yankees 8.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-8, Yankees' Tiny Bonham facing 4-5-6
t6 2-8 0 --- CLE L. Boudreau T. Bonham -1% 96% Double to RF
t6 2-8 0 -2- R CLE R. Cullenbine T. Bonham -2% 94% Single to CF; Boudreau Scores
t6 3-8 0 1-- O CLE K. Keltner T. Bonham 2% 96% Flyball: LF
t6 3-8 1 1-- O CLE N. Schlueter T. Bonham 1% 97% Flyball: RF
t6 3-8 2 1-- CLE R. Peters T. Bonham -1% 96% Walk; Cullenbine to 2B
Jeff Heath pinch hits for Ray Poat (P) batting 9th
t6 3-8 2 12- O CLE J. Heath T. Bonham 2% 98% Cullenbine Picked off 2B (C-SS)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 8.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 8-3, Indians' Paul Calvert facing 1-2-3
Paul Calvert replaces Roy Cullenbine (RF) pitching and batting 5th
Jeff Heath moves from PH to RF
b6 8-3 0 --- NYY S. Stirnweiss P. Calvert 0% 98% Single to CF
b6 8-3 0 1-- OO NYY B. Metheny P. Calvert -1% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-1B
b6 8-3 2 --- NYY R. Derry P. Calvert 0% 98% Walk
b6 8-3 2 1-- O NYY J. Lindell P. Calvert -0% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 8.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-8, Yankees' Tiny Bonham facing 9-1-2
t7 3-8 0 --- O CLE J. Heath T. Bonham 1% 98% Flyball: 1B
t7 3-8 1 --- O CLE M. Rocco T. Bonham 0% 99% Foul Flyball: C
t7 3-8 2 --- O CLE O. Hockett T. Bonham 0% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 8.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 8-3, Indians' Paul Calvert facing 5-6-7
b7 8-3 0 --- NYY N. Etten P. Calvert 0% 99% Walk
b7 8-3 0 1-- OO NYY F. Crosetti P. Calvert -0% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
b7 8-3 2 --- NYY O. Grimes P. Calvert 0% 99% Triple to CF
b7 8-3 2 --3 R NYY M. Garbark P. Calvert 1% 99% Single to CF; Grimes Scores
b7 9-3 2 1-- O NYY T. Bonham P. Calvert -0% 99% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 9.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-9, Yankees' Tiny Bonham facing 3-4-5
t8 3-9 0 --- O CLE P. Seerey T. Bonham 0% 100% Foul Flyball: 1B
t8 3-9 1 --- O CLE L. Boudreau T. Bonham 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
Paul O'Dea pinch hits for Paul Calvert (P) batting 5th
t8 3-9 2 --- O CLE P. O'Dea T. Bonham 0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 9.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 9-3, Indians' Joe Heving facing 1-2-3
Joe Heving replaces Paul O'Dea (PH) pitching and batting 5th
b8 9-3 0 --- O NYY S. Stirnweiss J. Heving -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 9-3 1 --- O NYY B. Metheny J. Heving -0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
b8 9-3 2 --- O NYY R. Derry J. Heving -0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 9.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 3-9, Yankees' Tiny Bonham facing 6-7-8
t9 3-9 0 --- O CLE K. Keltner T. Bonham 0% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 3-9 1 --- O CLE N. Schlueter T. Bonham 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 3-9 2 --- O CLE R. Peters T. Bonham 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 9.

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