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3
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2
5
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6
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4
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Friday, May 13, 1955,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 7,177, Time of Game: 2:02
Tigers
2
15-12
 Lost 1 
4th, 4 GB
at Yankees
5
15-10
 Won 1 
3rd, 3 GB
W: Whitey Ford (4-1)
L: Steve Gromek (5-2)
S: Tom Morgan (3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    2  3  1
Yankees         2  0  1   0  1  0   0  1  X    5  9  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Harvey Kuenn SS 3 0 0 0 1 0 .372 .911 -0.139 1.37 0.038 -0.177 -0.9 0 2 GDP
Bill Tuttle CF 3 0 1 0 1 0 .298 .774 -0.025 0.86 0.064 -0.089 -0.2 2 0 GDP
Al Kaline RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .375 1.128 -0.078 0.84 0.000 -0.078 -0.9 3 0
Jay Porter 1B 4 1 0 0 0 2 .194 .532 -0.087 0.88 0.000 -0.087 -1.0 10 1
Ray Boone 3B 3 1 2 2 1 0 .224 .739 0.122 0.52 0.135 -0.013 2.1 0 2 HR
Bubba Phillips LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .450 -0.094 0.97 0.000 -0.094 -0.9 3 0 GDP
Red Wilson C 3 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .627 -0.082 1.05 0.000 -0.082 -0.7 4 0
Harry Malmberg 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .504 -0.033 0.65 0.000 -0.033 -0.4 1 3
   Fred Hatfield PH-2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 .213 .623 0.044 0.96 0.044 0.000 0.3 0 0 HBP
Steve Gromek P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .625 -0.011 0.42 0.000 -0.011 -0.1 1 1
   Ferris Fain PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .708 -0.010 0.39 0.000 -0.010 -0.2
   Al Aber P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Jim Delsing PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .260 .799 0.068 1.96 0.068 0.000 0.4
   Bob Miller P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 27 2 3 2 4 3 .111 .472 -0.325 0.91 0.349 -0.674 -2.4 24 9
HR: R Boone (5, off W Ford; 7th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
HBP: F Hatfield (3, by T Morgan).
TB: R Boone 5; B Tuttle.
GIDP: B Phillips (1); H Kuenn (2); B Tuttle (4).
RBI: R Boone 2 (18).
2-out RBI: R Boone 2.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
E: R Wilson (2).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Hank Bauer RF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .333 .963 0.004 0.49 0.035 -0.031 0.1 3 0 SB
Andy Carey 3B 3 1 1 0 0 1 .262 .675 -0.009 0.61 0.024 -0.033 -0.4 0 2 SH
Mickey Mantle CF 4 3 4 5 0 0 .289 1.079 0.319 0.65 0.319 0.000 4.6 1 0 3·HR
Yogi Berra C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .722 -0.025 0.31 0.000 -0.025 -0.7 3 0
Joe Collins 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .241 .844 -0.031 0.28 0.000 -0.031 -0.8 13 1
Irv Noren LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 .237 .605 0.028 0.44 0.043 -0.015 0.1 1 0
Gil McDougald 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 .220 .605 -0.020 0.40 0.011 -0.031 -0.3 4 3
Billy Hunter SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .485 -0.042 0.59 0.000 -0.042 -0.8 1 7 SH
Whitey Ford P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .385 .851 -0.040 0.70 0.000 -0.040 -0.6 0 2
   Elston Howard PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .964 -0.007 0.30 0.000 -0.007 -0.2
   Tom Morgan P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Team Totals 31 5 9 5 0 3 .290 .871 0.177 0.48 0.432 -0.255 1.1 27 16
HR: M Mantle 3 (10, 1 off B Miller, 2 off S Gromek; 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to CF-RF; 5th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF; 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
SH: B Hunter (3, off S Gromek); A Carey (2, off S Gromek).
TB: M Mantle 13; H Bauer 2; G McDougald; A Carey; I Noren.
RBI: M Mantle 5 (21).
2-out RBI: M Mantle.
Team LOB: 4.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 3. T Morgan-G McDougald-J Collins; B Hunter-G McDougald-J Collins; G McDougald-J Collins.
Baserunning
SB: H Bauer (1, 2nd base off A Aber/R Wilson).
Pickoffs: I Noren (1st base by S Gromek).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Gromek, L (5-2) 5 7 4 4 0 0 2 2.50 22 37 -0.183 0.61 -1.5
Al Aber 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 2.61 7 0 0 0.032 0.28 1.0
Bob Miller 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 3.38 4 0 0 -0.026 0.12 -0.5
Team Totals 8 9 5 5 0 3 3 5.62 33 37 0 0 -0.177 0.48 -1.1

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Whitey Ford, W (4-1) 7 3 2 2 2 3 1 3.66 24 64 0.217 0.73 1.5
Tom Morgan, S (3) 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0.98 8 0 0 0.106 1.44 1.0
Team Totals 9 3 2 2 4 3 1 2.00 32 64 0 0 0.323 0.91 2.4
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: T Morgan (2; F Hatfield).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: S Gromek (0; I Noren, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Paparella, 1B - Jim Honochick, 2B - Frank Umont, 3B - Eddie Rommel.
Time of Game: 2:02.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         New York Yankees
1 Harvey Kuenn SS 1 Hank Bauer RF
2 Bill Tuttle CF 2 Andy Carey 3B
3 Al Kaline RF 3 Mickey Mantle CF
4 Jay Porter 1B 4 Yogi Berra C
5 Ray Boone 3B 5 Joe Collins 1B
6 Bubba Phillips LF 6 Irv Noren LF
7 Red Wilson C 7 Gil McDougald 2B
8 Harry Malmberg 2B 8 Billy Hunter SS
9 Steve Gromek P 9 Whitey Ford P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 1-- RR NYY M. Mantle S. Gromek 17% 72% Home Run (CF-RF); Carey Scores
t8 2-4 1 12- OO DET H. Kuenn T. Morgan 15% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
t7 0-4 2 1-- RR DET R. Boone W. Ford -8% 88% Home Run; Porter Scores
t4 0-3 0 1-- OO DET B. Tuttle W. Ford 7% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t8 2-4 1 1-- DET J. Delsing T. Morgan -7% 79% Walk; Hatfield to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn W. Ford 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET B. Tuttle W. Ford 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O DET A. Kaline W. Ford 1% 55% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYY H. Bauer S. Gromek -2% 53% Flyball: 1B
b1 0-0 1 --- NYY A. Carey S. Gromek 2% 55% Single to 1B/Bunt
b1 0-0 1 1-- RR NYY M. Mantle S. Gromek 17% 72% Home Run (CF-RF); Carey Scores
b1 2-0 1 --- O NYY Y. Berra S. Gromek -1% 71% Foul Flyball: 2B
b1 2-0 2 --- O NYY J. Collins S. Gromek -1% 70% Groundout: 2B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 4-5-6
t2 0-2 0 --- O DET J. Porter W. Ford 2% 73% Strikeout
t2 0-2 1 --- DET R. Boone W. Ford -3% 70% Walk
t2 0-2 1 1-- OO DET B. Phillips W. Ford 5% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 6-7-8
b2 2-0 0 --- NYY I. Noren S. Gromek 2% 78% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b2 2-0 0 1-- NYY G. McDougald S. Gromek 2% 79% Noren Picked off 1B, safe on E2; Noren to 2B
b2 2-0 0 -2- O NYY G. McDougald S. Gromek -3% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 2-0 1 -2- O NYY B. Hunter S. Gromek -2% 74% Flyball: LF
b2 2-0 2 -2- O NYY W. Ford S. Gromek -2% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 7-8-9
t3 0-2 0 --- O DET R. Wilson W. Ford 2% 74% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 0-2 1 --- O DET H. Malmberg W. Ford 2% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-2 2 --- O DET S. Gromek W. Ford 1% 77% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 1-2-3
b3 2-0 0 --- NYY H. Bauer S. Gromek 2% 79% Single to 3B
b3 2-0 0 1-- O NYY A. Carey S. Gromek -1% 78% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Bauer to 2B
b3 2-0 1 -2- R NYY M. Mantle S. Gromek 6% 85% Single to CF (Ground Ball); Bauer Scores
b3 3-0 1 1-- O NYY Y. Berra S. Gromek -1% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B; Mantle to 2B
b3 3-0 2 -2- O NYY J. Collins S. Gromek -2% 82% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 3.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 1-2-3
t4 0-3 0 --- DET H. Kuenn W. Ford -4% 78% Walk
t4 0-3 0 1-- OO DET B. Tuttle W. Ford 7% 86% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t4 0-3 2 --- O DET A. Kaline W. Ford 1% 87% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 6-7-8
b4 3-0 0 --- O NYY I. Noren S. Gromek -1% 85% Flyball: RF
b4 3-0 1 --- NYY G. McDougald S. Gromek 1% 87% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b4 3-0 1 1-- O NYY B. Hunter S. Gromek -1% 86% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; McDougald to 2B
b4 3-0 2 -2- O NYY W. Ford S. Gromek -2% 84% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 3.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 4-5-6
t5 0-3 0 --- O DET J. Porter W. Ford 2% 86% Strikeout
t5 0-3 1 --- DET R. Boone W. Ford -3% 84% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
t5 0-3 1 1-- O DET B. Phillips W. Ford 3% 87% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
t5 0-3 2 1-- O DET R. Wilson W. Ford 2% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 1-2-3
b5 3-0 0 --- O NYY H. Bauer S. Gromek -1% 88% Lineout: LF
b5 3-0 1 --- O NYY A. Carey S. Gromek -1% 87% Flyball: RF
b5 3-0 2 --- R NYY M. Mantle S. Gromek 5% 93% Home Run
b5 4-0 2 --- O NYY Y. Berra S. Gromek -0% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 8-9-1
t6 0-4 0 --- O DET H. Malmberg W. Ford 2% 94% Groundout: P-1B
Ferris Fain pinch hits for Steve Gromek (P) batting 9th
t6 0-4 1 --- O DET F. Fain W. Ford 1% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 0-4 2 --- O DET H. Kuenn W. Ford 1% 95% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Tigers' Al Aber facing 5-6-7
Al Aber replaces Ferris Fain (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b6 4-0 0 --- O NYY J. Collins A. Aber -0% 95% Strikeout
b6 4-0 1 --- O NYY I. Noren A. Aber -0% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b6 4-0 2 --- O NYY G. McDougald A. Aber -0% 94% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Whitey Ford facing 2-3-4
t7 0-4 0 --- DET B. Tuttle W. Ford -3% 92% Single to LF
t7 0-4 0 1-- O DET A. Kaline W. Ford 2% 94% Flyball: LF (Deep LF)
t7 0-4 1 1-- O DET J. Porter W. Ford 2% 96% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
t7 0-4 2 1-- RR DET R. Boone W. Ford -8% 88% Home Run; Porter Scores
t7 2-4 2 --- O DET B. Phillips W. Ford 1% 89% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Tigers' Al Aber facing 8-9-1
b7 4-2 0 --- O NYY B. Hunter A. Aber -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
Elston Howard pinch hits for Whitey Ford (P) batting 9th
b7 4-2 1 --- O NYY E. Howard A. Aber -1% 87% Flyball: CF
b7 4-2 2 --- NYY H. Bauer A. Aber 1% 88% Single to CF
b7 4-2 2 1-- NYY A. Carey A. Aber 1% 88% Bauer Steals 2B
b7 4-2 2 -2- O NYY A. Carey A. Aber -2% 87% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Yankees 4.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-4, Yankees' Tom Morgan facing 7-8-9
Tom Morgan replaces Elston Howard (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 2-4 0 --- O DET R. Wilson T. Morgan 4% 90% Groundout: 1B-P
Fred Hatfield pinch hits for Harry Malmberg (2B) batting 8th
t8 2-4 1 --- DET F. Hatfield T. Morgan -4% 86% Hit By Pitch
Jim Delsing pinch hits for Al Aber (P) batting 9th
t8 2-4 1 1-- DET J. Delsing T. Morgan -7% 79% Walk; Hatfield to 2B
t8 2-4 1 12- OO DET H. Kuenn T. Morgan 15% 94% Ground Ball Double Play: P-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Tigers' Bob Miller facing 3-4-5
Bob Miller replaces Jim Delsing (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Fred Hatfield moves from PH to 2B
b8 4-2 0 --- R NYY M. Mantle B. Miller 3% 97% Home Run
b8 5-2 0 --- O NYY Y. Berra B. Miller -0% 97% Foul Flyball: C
b8 5-2 1 --- O NYY J. Collins B. Miller -0% 97% Flyball: RF
b8 5-2 2 --- O NYY I. Noren B. Miller -0% 97% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Yankees 5.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Behind 2-5, Yankees' Tom Morgan facing 2-3-4
t9 2-5 0 --- DET B. Tuttle T. Morgan -4% 93% Walk
t9 2-5 0 1-- O DET A. Kaline T. Morgan 3% 96% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
t9 2-5 1 1-- O DET J. Porter T. Morgan 2% 99% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Tuttle to 2B
t9 2-5 2 -2- O DET R. Boone T. Morgan 1% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 2, Yankees 5.

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