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Standings
DET
@CHW
11
8
DET
@CHW
3
5
CLE
@KCA
2
5
CLE
@KCA
2
1
BAL
@NYY
1
6
BAL
@NYY
0
5
BOS
@WSH
7
5
BOS
@WSH
16
0
PIT
@BRO
3
4
PIT
@BRO
3
2
CIN
@MLN
2
3
CIN
@MLN
7
5
NYG
@PHI
1
5
NYG
@PHI
2
1
CHC
@STL
2
4
CHC
@STL
8
0
Monday, September 3, 1956,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 35,557, Time of Game: 2:46
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Orioles
0
58-72
 Lost 2 
6th, 25½ GB
at Yankees
5
85-48
 Won 2 
1st
W: Don Larsen (8-5)
L: Bill Wight (8-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Orioles         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  1
Yankees         0  1  0   1  0  2   1  0  X    5 10  1

Baltimore Orioles

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dick Williams CF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .283 .333 .453 .786 -0.050 1.12 0.048 -0.098 -0.8 1 0 GDP
Bob Boyd 1B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .353 .416 .460 .876 -0.036 0.96 0.067 -0.103 -0.4 11 1
Grady Hatton 3B 1 0 0 0 3 0 4 .216 .335 .284 .619 0.124 0.89 0.124 0.000 1.4 0 2
Bob Nieman LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .333 .439 .520 .960 -0.110 1.37 0.025 -0.135 -0.4 0 0 2B
Tito Francona RF 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .247 .326 .360 .687 -0.126 1.72 0.000 -0.126 -1.2 1 0
   Sandy Consuegra P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   George Kell PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .294 .349 .428 .776 -0.024 0.71 0.000 -0.024 -0.8
   George Zuverink P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .118 .167 .118 .284 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Gus Triandos C 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .272 .344 .433 .777 -0.108 1.03 0.000 -0.108 -1.4 3 1
Billy Gardner 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .232 .290 .350 .640 -0.063 0.73 0.026 -0.089 -0.7 6 2 CS
Willy Miranda SS 2 0 1 0 2 1 4 .219 .288 .290 .578 0.019 0.68 0.073 -0.054 0.2 2 5 CS
Bill Wight P 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .192 .222 .192 .415 0.007 0.68 0.021 -0.013 0.1 0 1
   Joe Frazier RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .226 .330 .344 .674 -0.026 0.57 0.000 -0.026 -0.5 0 0
Team Totals 28 0 4 0 8 10 36 .143 .333 .179 .512 -0.393 0.97 0.384 -0.776 -4.6 24 12
2B: B Nieman (19, off D Larsen).
TB: B Nieman 2; B Gardner; W Miranda; B Boyd.
GIDP: D Williams (7).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Miranda-B Gardner-B Boyd.
E: B Gardner (11).
Baserunning
CS: B Gardner (5, 2nd base by D Larsen/Y Berra); W Miranda (5, 2nd base by D Larsen/Y Berra).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Hank Bauer RF 4 0 1 2 0 1 4 .244 .325 .440 .765 -0.044 1.30 0.096 -0.140 -0.0 3 0 2B,GDP
Andy Carey 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .232 .309 .337 .646 -0.062 0.59 0.000 -0.062 -1.2 1 1
Mickey Mantle CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .362 .470 .725 1.195 -0.007 0.38 0.022 -0.028 -0.3 3 0 2B
Yogi Berra C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .289 .370 .521 .891 -0.030 0.47 0.011 -0.042 -0.5 10 2
Bill Skowron 1B 3 3 2 1 1 0 4 .304 .381 .528 .909 0.078 0.76 0.100 -0.021 1.8 6 1 HR
Gil McDougald SS 3 0 1 0 0 1 4 .308 .396 .438 .834 -0.019 0.73 0.033 -0.052 -0.4 2 1 SH
Billy Martin 2B 4 2 1 0 0 0 4 .279 .324 .416 .740 -0.030 0.89 0.037 -0.067 -0.2 1 2 SB
Elston Howard LF 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .267 .319 .378 .697 0.180 0.80 0.180 0.000 1.8 0 0 IW
Don Larsen P 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .235 .278 .382 .660 0.042 0.87 0.083 -0.041 0.1 1 1
Team Totals 33 5 10 5 2 4 36 .303 .343 .455 .797 0.108 0.76 0.562 -0.453 0.9 27 8
2B: M Mantle (20, off B Wight); H Bauer (17, off S Consuegra).
HR: B Skowron (21, off S Consuegra, 7th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
SH: G McDougald (6, off B Wight).
IBB: E Howard (5, by B Wight).
TB: B Skowron 5; H Bauer 2; E Howard 2; M Mantle 2; B Martin; Y Berra; G McDougald; D Larsen.
GIDP: H Bauer (10).
RBI: H Bauer 2 (72); E Howard (34); D Larsen (11); B Skowron (75).
2-out RBI: H Bauer 2; E Howard; B Skowron.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 11.
Fielding
DP: 2. A Carey-B Martin-B Skowron; B Skowron.
E: D Larsen (3).
Baserunning
SB: B Martin (7, 2nd base off B Wight/G Triandos).

Baltimore Orioles

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Wight, L (8-11) 5.1 8 4 4 2 3 0 4.34 26 37 -0.053 0.90 -0.5
Sandy Consuegra 1.2 2 1 1 0 0 1 5.09 7 3 2 -0.056 0.52 -0.9
George Zuverink 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.91 3 0 0 0.001 0.02 0.5
Team Totals 8 10 5 5 2 4 1 5.62 36 37 3 2 -0.108 0.76 -0.9

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Larsen, W (8-5) 9 4 0 0 8 10 0 3.68 36 81 0.393 0.97 4.6
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 8 10 0 0.00 36 81 0.393 0.97 4.6
Balks: None.
WP: B Wight (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: B Wight (3; E Howard).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Nestor Chylak, 1B - Hank Soar, 2B - Joe Paparella, 3B - Eddie Hurley.
Time of Game: 2:46.
Attendance: 35,557.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Baltimore Orioles         New York Yankees
1 Dick Williams CF 1 Hank Bauer RF
2 Bob Boyd 1B 2 Andy Carey 3B
3 Grady Hatton 3B 3 Mickey Mantle CF
4 Bob Nieman LF 4 Yogi Berra C
5 Tito Francona RF 5 Bill Skowron 1B
6 Gus Triandos C 6 Gil McDougald SS
7 Billy Gardner 2B 7 Billy Martin 2B
8 Willy Miranda SS 8 Elston Howard LF
9 Bill Wight P 9 Don Larsen P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 2 -2- R NYY E. Howard B. Wight 10% 63% Single to LF; Skowron Scores
t5 0-2 0 1-- OO BAL B. Boyd D. Larsen 10% 80% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
b6 2-0 2 123 RR NYY H. Bauer S. Consuegra 10% 95% Double (CF-RF); Skowron Scores; Martin Scores; Howard to 3B
b4 2-0 1 1-3 OO NYY H. Bauer B. Wight -8% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b4 1-0 1 1-- NYY E. Howard B. Wight 8% 77% Single to LF; Martin to 3B; Howard to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BAL D. Williams D. Larsen 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- BAL B. Boyd D. Larsen -2% 50% Single to CF
t1 0-0 1 1-- BAL G. Hatton D. Larsen -4% 46% Walk; Boyd to 2B
t1 0-0 1 12- O BAL B. Nieman D. Larsen 4% 51% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 12- O BAL T. Francona D. Larsen 4% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Bill Wight facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYY H. Bauer B. Wight -2% 53% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYY A. Carey B. Wight -2% 51% Strikeout (C-1B)
b1 0-0 2 --- NYY M. Mantle B. Wight 2% 53% Double to RF
b1 0-0 2 -2- O NYY Y. Berra B. Wight -3% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 0.
Top of the 2nd, Orioles Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O BAL G. Triandos D. Larsen 2% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- BAL B. Gardner D. Larsen -3% 50% Single to LF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O BAL W. Miranda D. Larsen 4% 54% Gardner Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t2 0-0 2 --- BAL W. Miranda D. Larsen -1% 53% Walk
t2 0-0 2 1-- BAL B. Wight D. Larsen -2% 51% Walk; Miranda to 2B
t2 0-0 2 12- O BAL D. Williams D. Larsen 4% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Orioles' Bill Wight facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- NYY B. Skowron B. Wight 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- NYY G. McDougald B. Wight 3% 61% Wild Pitch; Skowron to 2B
b2 0-0 0 -2- O NYY G. McDougald B. Wight -4% 57% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 -2- O NYY B. Martin B. Wight -4% 53% Groundout: P-1B
b2 0-0 2 -2- R NYY E. Howard B. Wight 10% 63% Single to LF; Skowron Scores
b2 1-0 2 1-- NYY D. Larsen B. Wight 2% 65% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Howard to 2B
b2 1-0 2 12- O NYY H. Bauer B. Wight -4% 61% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 3rd, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 2-3-4
t3 0-1 0 --- BAL B. Boyd D. Larsen -4% 57% Walk
t3 0-1 0 1-- BAL G. Hatton D. Larsen -7% 50% Walk; Boyd to 2B
t3 0-1 0 12- O BAL B. Nieman D. Larsen 6% 57% Strikeout
t3 0-1 1 12- O BAL T. Francona D. Larsen 5% 62% Strikeout
t3 0-1 2 12- O BAL G. Triandos D. Larsen 5% 67% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Bill Wight facing 2-3-4
b3 1-0 0 --- O NYY A. Carey B. Wight -2% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-0 1 --- O NYY M. Mantle B. Wight -1% 63% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 1-0 2 --- NYY Y. Berra B. Wight 1% 65% Single to LF
b3 1-0 2 1-- O NYY B. Skowron B. Wight -2% 62% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 4th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 7-8-9
t4 0-1 0 --- O BAL B. Gardner D. Larsen 3% 65% Strikeout
t4 0-1 1 --- BAL W. Miranda D. Larsen -3% 62% Walk
t4 0-1 1 1-- O BAL B. Wight D. Larsen 5% 67% Miranda Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t4 0-1 2 --- O BAL B. Wight D. Larsen 1% 69% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Orioles' Bill Wight facing 6-7-8
b4 1-0 0 --- NYY G. McDougald B. Wight 3% 72% Single to LF
b4 1-0 0 1-- O NYY B. Martin B. Wight -3% 69% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b4 1-0 1 1-- NYY E. Howard B. Wight 8% 77% Single to LF; Martin to 3B; Howard to 2B
b4 1-0 1 -23 R NYY D. Larsen B. Wight 7% 83% Single to P/Bunt; Martin Scores; Howard to 3B
b4 2-0 1 1-3 OO NYY H. Bauer B. Wight -8% 75% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 5th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 1-2-3
t5 0-2 0 --- BAL D. Williams D. Larsen -5% 71% Walk
t5 0-2 0 1-- OO BAL B. Boyd D. Larsen 10% 80% Line Drive Double Play: 1B unassisted
t5 0-2 2 --- BAL G. Hatton D. Larsen -2% 79% Reached on E1 (Ground Ball)
t5 0-2 2 1-- O BAL B. Nieman D. Larsen 3% 81% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Orioles' Bill Wight facing 2-3-4
b5 2-0 0 --- O NYY A. Carey B. Wight -1% 80% Flyball: RF
b5 2-0 1 --- O NYY M. Mantle B. Wight -1% 79% Foul Flyball: 1B
b5 2-0 2 --- O NYY Y. Berra B. Wight -1% 78% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 6th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 5-6-7
t6 0-2 0 --- O BAL T. Francona D. Larsen 3% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-2 1 --- O BAL G. Triandos D. Larsen 2% 83% Strikeout
t6 0-2 2 --- O BAL B. Gardner D. Larsen 1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Orioles' Bill Wight facing 5-6-7
b6 2-0 0 --- NYY B. Skowron B. Wight 2% 87% Single (LF-CF)
b6 2-0 0 1-- O NYY G. McDougald B. Wight -1% 86% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Skowron to 2B
b6 2-0 1 -2- NYY B. Martin B. Wight 3% 89% Single to 3B; Skowron to 3B
b6 2-0 1 1-3 NYY E. Howard B. Wight 1% 90% Martin Steals 2B
b6 2-0 1 -23 NYY E. Howard B. Wight 0% 90% Intentional Walk
Sandy Consuegra replaces Tito Francona (RF) pitching and batting 5th
Joe Frazier replaces Bill Wight (P) playing RF batting 9th
b6 2-0 1 123 O NYY D. Larsen S. Consuegra -4% 86% Flyball: 2B
b6 2-0 2 123 RR NYY H. Bauer S. Consuegra 10% 95% Double (CF-RF); Skowron Scores; Martin Scores; Howard to 3B
b6 4-0 2 -23 O NYY A. Carey S. Consuegra -1% 94% Flyball: SS
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 4.
Top of the 7th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 8-9-1
t7 0-4 0 --- BAL W. Miranda D. Larsen -3% 91% Single (CF-RF)
t7 0-4 0 1-- O BAL J. Frazier D. Larsen 3% 94% Flyball: RF
t7 0-4 1 1-- OO BAL D. Williams D. Larsen 3% 97% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Orioles' Sandy Consuegra facing 3-4-5
b7 4-0 0 --- O NYY M. Mantle S. Consuegra -0% 97% Flyball: CF
b7 4-0 1 --- O NYY Y. Berra S. Consuegra -0% 97% Flyball: 2B
b7 4-0 2 --- R NYY B. Skowron S. Consuegra 2% 98% Home Run
b7 5-0 2 --- O NYY G. McDougald S. Consuegra -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 5.
Top of the 8th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 2-3-4
t8 0-5 0 --- O BAL B. Boyd D. Larsen 1% 99% Flyball: RF
t8 0-5 1 --- BAL G. Hatton D. Larsen -1% 98% Walk
t8 0-5 1 1-- BAL B. Nieman D. Larsen -2% 96% Double to LF; Hatton to 3B
George Kell pinch hits for Sandy Consuegra (P) batting 5th
t8 0-5 1 -23 O BAL G. Kell D. Larsen 2% 98% Groundout: P-1B
t8 0-5 2 -23 O BAL G. Triandos D. Larsen 1% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-0, Orioles' George Zuverink facing 7-8-9
George Zuverink replaces George Kell (PH) pitching and batting 5th
b8 5-0 0 --- O NYY B. Martin G. Zuverink -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 5-0 1 --- O NYY E. Howard G. Zuverink -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 1B
b8 5-0 2 --- O NYY D. Larsen G. Zuverink -0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 5.
Top of the 9th, Orioles Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 7-8-9
t9 0-5 0 --- O BAL B. Gardner D. Larsen 0% 100% Flyball: CF
t9 0-5 1 --- O BAL W. Miranda D. Larsen 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t9 0-5 2 --- O BAL J. Frazier D. Larsen 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Orioles 0, Yankees 5.

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