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Standings
KCA
@BAL
7
0
CHW
@BOS
3
2
CLE
@NYY
4
2
CLE
@NYY
5
4
 
(14)
DET
@WSH
3
4
DET
@WSH
5
7
PHI
@CHC
0
4
CIN
@LAD
17
3
MLN
@SFG
13
3
PIT
@STL
1
5
PIT
@STL
10
8
Sunday, June 21, 1959, 2:01PM
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:56
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Indians
4
34-27
 Won 1 
1st
at Yankees
2
32-30
 Lost 1 
5th, 3½ GB
W: Cal McLish (7-3)
L: Art Ditmar (5-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  3   0  0  0   0  1  0    4  8  1
Yankees         1  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    2 11  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Billy Martin 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .242 .284 .394 .678 -0.042 0.83 0.028 -0.069 -0.4 2 3
Vic Power 1B 3 1 1 1 1 0 4 .296 .344 .454 .798 0.056 0.93 0.142 -0.087 0.4 13 0 HR,CS
Tito Francona CF 4 1 1 1 0 2 4 .338 .380 .535 .915 0.086 0.54 0.118 -0.032 0.7 0 0 3B
Rocky Colavito RF 3 1 1 2 1 1 4 .291 .366 .607 .973 0.225 0.95 0.257 -0.032 1.8 0 0 HR
Minnie Minoso LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .292 .364 .476 .840 -0.070 0.75 0.012 -0.082 -0.7 3 0 CS
George Strickland 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .295 .347 .423 .770 0.048 0.72 0.081 -0.034 0.7 3 1
Woodie Held SS 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .271 .323 .464 .787 -0.062 1.02 0.036 -0.098 -0.8 0 6
Dick Brown C 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .302 .388 .419 .806 -0.083 1.05 0.012 -0.095 -1.0 6 0
Cal McLish P 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .133 .188 .167 .354 -0.083 0.82 0.000 -0.083 -0.9 0 3
Team Totals 33 4 8 4 3 11 36 .242 .306 .485 .790 0.075 0.85 0.686 -0.612 -0.2 27 13
3B: T Francona (1, off A Ditmar).
HR: R Colavito (21, off A Ditmar, 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF); V Power (7, off R Terry, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: R Colavito 4; V Power 4; T Francona 3; G Strickland 2; W Held; D Brown; B Martin.
RBI: R Colavito 2 (45); V Power (30); T Francona (15).
2-out RBI: R Colavito 2; T Francona.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 3.
Fielding
E: T Francona (1).
Baserunning
CS: M Minoso (6, 2nd base by A Ditmar/Y Berra); V Power (8, 2nd base by A Ditmar/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 1 1 0 1 1 5 .261 .350 .382 .732 -0.023 1.13 0.069 -0.092 -0.1 1 0
Norm Siebern LF 4 0 1 1 1 1 5 .252 .338 .381 .719 0.038 1.17 0.124 -0.086 0.5 0 0
Mickey Mantle CF 3 0 1 0 2 1 5 .310 .432 .576 1.008 -0.007 1.35 0.077 -0.084 0.4 2 0
Yogi Berra C 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .250 .324 .413 .737 -0.056 1.84 0.124 -0.180 -0.3 13 2
Bill Skowron 1B 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .284 .332 .524 .856 -0.035 1.20 0.082 -0.118 -0.7 5 0
Hector Lopez 3B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .287 .344 .511 .855 0.018 1.47 0.143 -0.125 -0.3 1 0
Bobby Richardson 2B 3 0 3 0 0 0 3 .300 .336 .370 .706 0.077 0.62 0.077 0.000 0.7 2 1
   Enos Slaughter PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .154 .283 .308 .590 -0.123 4.18 0.000 -0.123 -0.6
   Fritz Brickell SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 2 1
Gil McDougald SS-2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .236 .303 .327 .629 -0.158 2.12 0.047 -0.205 -0.5 1 2
Art Ditmar P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .147 .143 .176 .319 -0.075 1.41 0.000 -0.075 -0.8 0 2
   Johnny Blanchard PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .238 .333 .429 .762 -0.039 1.58 0.000 -0.039 -0.2
   Ralph Terry P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .160 .160 .160 .320 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tony Kubek PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .263 .300 .392 .692 -0.041 1.65 0.000 -0.041 -0.2
   Jim Bronstad P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 38 2 11 2 4 6 42 .289 .357 .289 .647 -0.424 1.46 0.743 -1.168 -2.2 27 8
TB: B Richardson 3; B Skowron 2; M Mantle; Y Berra; H Bauer; H Lopez; G McDougald; N Siebern.
RBI: Y Berra (26); N Siebern (26).
2-out RBI: N Siebern.
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 2 for 11.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Cal McLish, W (7-3) 9 11 2 2 4 6 0 3.14 42 59 0.426 1.46 2.2
Team Totals 9 11 2 2 4 6 0 2.00 42 59 0.426 1.46 2.2

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Art Ditmar, L (5-5) 6 5 3 3 3 7 1 3.05 24 54 -0.050 0.94 -0.2
Ralph Terry 2 2 1 1 0 2 1 4.89 8 0 0 -0.040 0.81 -0.1
Jim Bronstad 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1.80 4 0 0 0.015 0.33 0.5
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 3 11 2 4.00 36 54 0 0 -0.075 0.85 0.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Flaherty, 1B - Frank Umont, 2B - Charlie Berry, 3B - Jim Honochick.
Time of Game: 2:56.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 82° F.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         New York Yankees
1 Billy Martin 2B 1 Hank Bauer RF
2 Vic Power 1B 2 Norm Siebern LF
3 Tito Francona CF 3 Mickey Mantle CF
4 Rocky Colavito RF 4 Yogi Berra C
5 Minnie Minoso LF 5 Bill Skowron 1B
6 George Strickland 3B 6 Hector Lopez 3B
7 Woodie Held SS 7 Bobby Richardson 2B
8 Dick Brown C 8 Gil McDougald SS
9 Cal McLish P 9 Art Ditmar P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-2 2 --3 RR CLE R. Colavito A. Ditmar 22% 58% Home Run; Francona Scores
b7 2-3 1 1-- NYY H. Lopez C. McLish -14% 50% Single to CF; Skowron to 3B
b7 2-3 2 -23 O NYY G. McDougald C. McLish 13% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 12- R NYY Y. Berra C. McLish -12% 29% Single (LF-CF); Bauer Scores; Mantle to 3B
b7 2-3 1 1-3 O NYY E. Slaughter C. McLish 12% 63% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Lopez 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' Art Ditmar facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE B. Martin A. Ditmar -2% 48% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE V. Power A. Ditmar -1% 46% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE T. Francona A. Ditmar -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Cal McLish facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- NYY H. Bauer C. McLish -4% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O NYY N. Siebern C. McLish 3% 45% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 1-- NYY M. Mantle C. McLish -4% 42% Walk; Bauer to 2B
b1 0-0 1 12- R NYY Y. Berra C. McLish -12% 29% Single (LF-CF); Bauer Scores; Mantle to 3B
b1 1-0 1 1-3 O NYY B. Skowron C. McLish 6% 35% Foul Flyball: 3B
b1 1-0 2 1-3 O NYY H. Lopez C. McLish 4% 39% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Art Ditmar facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- CLE R. Colavito A. Ditmar 4% 43% Walk
t2 0-1 0 1-- O CLE M. Minoso A. Ditmar -4% 39% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
t2 0-1 1 1-- CLE G. Strickland A. Ditmar 7% 46% Single to RF (Ground Ball); Colavito to 3B
t2 0-1 1 1-3 O CLE W. Held A. Ditmar -7% 39% Strikeout
t2 0-1 2 1-3 O CLE D. Brown A. Ditmar -5% 34% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Cal McLish facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- NYY B. Richardson C. McLish -3% 31% Single to 2B
b2 1-0 0 1-- NYY G. McDougald C. McLish -5% 26% Single to LF; Richardson to 2B
b2 1-0 0 12- O NYY A. Ditmar C. McLish 5% 31% Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; McDougald to 2B
b2 1-0 1 12- O NYY H. Bauer C. McLish 4% 34% Strikeout
b2 1-0 2 12- R NYY N. Siebern C. McLish -10% 24% Single to RF; McDougald Scores; Ditmar to 3B
b2 2-0 2 1-3 NYY M. Mantle C. McLish -1% 23% Walk; Siebern to 2B
b2 2-0 2 123 O NYY Y. Berra C. McLish 5% 28% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 2.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Art Ditmar facing 9-1-2
t3 0-2 0 --- O CLE C. McLish A. Ditmar -2% 25% Strikeout
t3 0-2 1 --- CLE B. Martin A. Ditmar 3% 28% Single to LF
t3 0-2 1 1-- O CLE V. Power A. Ditmar -3% 25% Flyball: SS
t3 0-2 2 1-- R CLE T. Francona A. Ditmar 12% 37% Triple (LF-CF); Martin Scores
t3 1-2 2 --3 RR CLE R. Colavito A. Ditmar 22% 58% Home Run; Francona Scores
t3 3-2 2 --- CLE M. Minoso A. Ditmar 1% 60% Walk
t3 3-2 2 1-- O CLE G. Strickland A. Ditmar -2% 57% Minoso Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Indians' Cal McLish facing 5-6-7
b3 2-3 0 --- O NYY B. Skowron C. McLish 3% 60% Strikeout
b3 2-3 1 --- O NYY H. Lopez C. McLish 2% 62% Flyball: LF
b3 2-3 2 --- NYY B. Richardson C. McLish -3% 59% Single to CF; Richardson to 2B/Adv on E8
b3 2-3 2 -2- O NYY G. McDougald C. McLish 4% 63% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 2.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-2, Yankees' Art Ditmar facing 6-7-8
t4 3-2 0 --- O CLE G. Strickland A. Ditmar -2% 61% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 3-2 1 --- O CLE W. Held A. Ditmar -2% 59% Strikeout
t4 3-2 2 --- CLE D. Brown A. Ditmar 1% 61% Single to LF
t4 3-2 2 1-- O CLE C. McLish A. Ditmar -2% 58% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Indians' Cal McLish facing 9-1-2
b4 2-3 0 --- O NYY A. Ditmar C. McLish 3% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 2-3 1 --- NYY H. Bauer C. McLish -3% 58% Single to 2B
b4 2-3 1 1-- O NYY N. Siebern C. McLish 4% 62% Flyball: LF
b4 2-3 2 1-- NYY M. Mantle C. McLish -3% 59% Single to CF; Bauer to 2B
b4 2-3 2 12- O NYY Y. Berra C. McLish 6% 65% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 2.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-2, Yankees' Art Ditmar facing 1-2-3
t5 3-2 0 --- O CLE B. Martin A. Ditmar -2% 62% Groundout: P-1B
t5 3-2 1 --- CLE V. Power A. Ditmar 3% 65% Walk
t5 3-2 1 1-- O CLE T. Francona A. Ditmar -4% 61% Power Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t5 3-2 2 --- O CLE T. Francona A. Ditmar -1% 60% Flyball: CF (Deep CF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Indians' Cal McLish facing 5-6-7
b5 2-3 0 --- O NYY B. Skowron C. McLish 3% 63% Groundout: P-1B
b5 2-3 1 --- O NYY H. Lopez C. McLish 2% 65% Flyball: LF
b5 2-3 2 --- NYY B. Richardson C. McLish -2% 64% Single to LF
b5 2-3 2 1-- O NYY G. McDougald C. McLish 3% 67% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 2.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-2, Yankees' Art Ditmar facing 4-5-6
t6 3-2 0 --- O CLE R. Colavito A. Ditmar -2% 65% Strikeout Looking
t6 3-2 1 --- O CLE M. Minoso A. Ditmar -2% 63% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 3-2 2 --- O CLE G. Strickland A. Ditmar -1% 62% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Indians' Cal McLish facing 9-1-2
Johnny Blanchard pinch hits for Art Ditmar (P) batting 9th
b6 2-3 0 --- O NYY J. Blanchard C. McLish 4% 66% Strikeout Looking
b6 2-3 1 --- O NYY H. Bauer C. McLish 3% 69% Foul Flyball: 1B
b6 2-3 2 --- NYY N. Siebern C. McLish -2% 66% Walk
b6 2-3 2 1-- O NYY M. Mantle C. McLish 4% 70% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 2.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-2, Yankees' Ralph Terry facing 7-8-9
Ralph Terry replaces Johnny Blanchard (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-2 0 --- CLE W. Held R. Terry 4% 74% Single (CF-RF)
t7 3-2 0 1-- O CLE D. Brown R. Terry -3% 71% Foul Flyball: C
t7 3-2 1 1-- O CLE C. McLish R. Terry -3% 68% Strikeout (foul bunt)
t7 3-2 2 1-- O CLE B. Martin R. Terry -2% 65% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-3, Indians' Cal McLish facing 4-5-6
b7 2-3 0 --- O NYY Y. Berra C. McLish 5% 70% Foul Flyball: 3B
b7 2-3 1 --- NYY B. Skowron C. McLish -5% 65% Single to LF
b7 2-3 1 1-- NYY H. Lopez C. McLish -14% 50% Single to CF; Skowron to 3B
Enos Slaughter pinch hits for Bobby Richardson (2B) batting 7th
b7 2-3 1 1-3 O NYY E. Slaughter C. McLish 12% 63% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Lopez to 2B
b7 2-3 2 -23 O NYY G. McDougald C. McLish 13% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 3, Yankees 2.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 3-2, Yankees' Ralph Terry facing 2-3-4
Gil McDougald moves from SS to 2B
Fritz Brickell replaces Enos Slaughter (PH) playing SS batting 7th
t8 3-2 0 --- R CLE V. Power R. Terry 12% 87% Home Run
t8 4-2 0 --- O CLE T. Francona R. Terry -1% 86% Strikeout
t8 4-2 1 --- O CLE R. Colavito R. Terry -1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-2 2 --- O CLE M. Minoso R. Terry -1% 85% Flyball: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-4, Indians' Cal McLish facing 9-1-2
Tony Kubek pinch hits for Ralph Terry (P) batting 9th
b8 2-4 0 --- O NYY T. Kubek C. McLish 4% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 2-4 1 --- O NYY H. Bauer C. McLish 3% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 2-4 2 --- O NYY N. Siebern C. McLish 2% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Yankees 2.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-2, Yankees' Jim Bronstad facing 6-7-8
Jim Bronstad replaces Tony Kubek (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-2 0 --- CLE G. Strickland J. Bronstad 1% 94% Single to SS
t9 4-2 0 1-- O CLE W. Held J. Bronstad -1% 93% Strikeout Looking
t9 4-2 1 1-- O CLE D. Brown J. Bronstad -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t9 4-2 2 1-- O CLE C. McLish J. Bronstad -1% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Yankees 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 2-4, Indians' Cal McLish facing 3-4-5
b9 2-4 0 --- O NYY M. Mantle C. McLish 4% 96% Strikeout
b9 2-4 1 --- O NYY Y. Berra C. McLish 3% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 2-4 2 --- NYY B. Skowron C. McLish -3% 96% Single to CF (Ground Ball)
b9 2-4 2 1-- O NYY H. Lopez C. McLish 4% 100% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Yankees 2.

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