Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > Aug 21, 1963, Indians at Yankees Play by Play and Box Score

View a short video showing advanced box score features / click orange/red text for additional info

Scores
Standings
LAA
@BAL
4
7
LAA
@BAL
3
2
CHW
@BOS
7
1
MIN
@DET
12
1
WSA
@KCA
5
1
CLE
@NYY
1
3
CLE
@NYY
1
3
PIT
@CHC
7
6
CIN
@HOU
0
1
STL
@LAD
1
2
 
(16)
MLN
@SFG
6
2
Wednesday, August 21, 1963, 6:02PM
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:23
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Indians
1
61-65
 Lost 1 
5th, 20½ GB
at Yankees
3
79-44
 Won 1 
1st
W: Al Downing (9-4)
L: Jack Kralick (10-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  0   0  0  0   1  0  0    1  3  0
Yankees         1  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  X    3 11  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Woodie Held CF-2B-SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .247 .354 .441 .794 -0.177 1.77 0.000 -0.177 -1.3 0 1
Jerry Kindall 2B 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .207 .269 .301 .569 -0.031 0.69 0.012 -0.043 -0.2 0 1
   Bob Allen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .200 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Fred Whitfield PH-1B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .234 .281 .452 .733 -0.034 1.38 0.000 -0.034 -0.2 0 0
Willie Kirkland RF 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .242 .310 .397 .707 -0.018 0.69 0.032 -0.051 -0.2 7 2
Joe Adcock 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .252 .320 .407 .727 -0.031 0.96 0.040 -0.071 -0.2 4 0
   Ted Abernathy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .400 .500 .600 1.100 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Max Alvis 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .264 .318 .448 .766 -0.115 1.19 0.000 -0.115 -0.9 2 0
Joe Azcue C 4 0 1 0 0 3 4 .289 .305 .482 .788 -0.019 0.93 0.044 -0.063 -0.1 8 1
Willie Tasby LF-CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .247 .333 .412 .745 0.021 1.14 0.078 -0.057 0.2 2 0
Larry Brown SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .259 .323 .336 .658 -0.032 0.64 0.000 -0.032 -0.2 1 0
   John Romano PH 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 .230 .331 .407 .737 0.117 3.69 0.117 0.000 1.0
   Mudcat Grant PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .200 .212 .412 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Mike de la Hoz 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .234 .292 .396 .688 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Jack Kralick P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .146 .196 .208 .404 0.014 0.45 0.014 0.000 0.1 0 0
   Early Wynn P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .333 .200 .533 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Tito Francona PH-LF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .230 .303 .335 .638 -0.138 2.81 0.000 -0.138 -1.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 1 3 1 4 10 34 .100 .206 .100 .306 -0.443 1.21 0.337 -0.781 -3.0 24 5
TB: J Azcue; J Adcock; W Kirkland.
RBI: J Romano (28).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Kirkland-J Adcock.
Outfield Assists: W Kirkland (J Pepitone at 1st base); W Kirkland (J Pepitone 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
Tony Kubek SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .247 .285 .330 .616 0.022 0.66 0.054 -0.032 0.1 2 2
Bobby Richardson 2B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .278 .308 .355 .663 0.027 0.83 0.080 -0.053 0.2 1 6 2B
Tom Tresh CF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .279 .373 .495 .868 0.096 0.80 0.127 -0.031 1.1 1 0 2·2B
Elston Howard C 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .291 .342 .552 .895 0.062 0.64 0.100 -0.037 0.3 11 0
Hector Lopez LF 3 0 1 0 1 2 4 .252 .309 .417 .726 -0.006 0.54 0.019 -0.025 -0.1 1 0
Harry Bright 1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .267 .329 .452 .781 -0.049 0.99 0.000 -0.049 -0.6 6 0
   Johnny Blanchard PH-RF 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .221 .286 .455 .741 -0.019 0.39 0.000 -0.019 -0.6 0 0
   Jack Reed RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .300 .296 .596 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Joe Pepitone RF-1B 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .273 .303 .451 .755 0.059 0.38 0.061 -0.003 1.0 5 0 2B
Phil Linz 3B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .272 .327 .388 .716 -0.096 0.79 0.000 -0.096 -1.4 0 0
Al Downing P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .119 .140 .167 .306 -0.039 0.51 0.000 -0.039 -0.6 0 2
Team Totals 33 3 11 3 1 8 34 .333 .353 .455 .807 0.057 0.65 0.441 -0.384 -0.6 27 10
2B: T Tresh 2 (25, 2 off J Kralick); B Richardson (18, off J Kralick); J Pepitone (13, off B Allen).
TB: T Tresh 4; J Pepitone 4; B Richardson 2; T Kubek 2; E Howard; H Lopez; P Linz.
RBI: T Tresh 2 (61); E Howard (69).
2-out RBI: E Howard.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jack Kralick, L (10-13) 4.1 10 3 3 0 4 0 3.35 21 35 -0.128 0.85 -1.4
Early Wynn 0.2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.51 3 1 0 0.026 0.52 0.6
Bob Allen 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 3.83 7 0 0 0.034 0.31 0.9
Ted Abernathy 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.51 3 0 0 0.012 0.15 0.4
Team Totals 8 11 3 3 1 8 0 3.38 34 35 1 0 -0.056 0.65 0.6

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Al Downing, W (9-4) 9 3 1 1 4 10 0 2.59 34 83 0.443 1.21 3.0
Team Totals 9 3 1 1 4 10 0 1.00 34 83 0.443 1.21 3.0
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Ed Runge, 1B - Lou DiMuro, 2B - Johnny Stevens, 3B - Al Smith.
Time of Game: 2:23.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: 80° F.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         New York Yankees
1 Woodie Held CF 1 Tony Kubek SS
2 Jerry Kindall 2B 2 Bobby Richardson 2B
3 Willie Kirkland RF 3 Tom Tresh CF
4 Joe Adcock 1B 4 Elston Howard C
5 Max Alvis 3B 5 Hector Lopez LF
6 Joe Azcue C 6 Harry Bright 1B
7 Willie Tasby LF 7 Joe Pepitone RF
8 Larry Brown SS 8 Phil Linz 3B
9 Jack Kralick P 9 Al Downing P

Win Probability Chart

Explanation of WPA  · Mouse over chart for play descriptions  · See below chart for tools  · Direct Link in URL Bar

Clear Chart
Big Plays
Scoring Plays
Fix Chart in View While Scrolling

Hold mouse over play on chart to see description of play.
Leverage is shown below the chart Low to High.

Top 5 Plays

View Pitches · wWE and wWPA Explanation
Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 0-3 1 123 R CLE J. Romano A. Downing -12% 67% Walk; Adcock Scores; Azcue to 3B; Tasby to 2B
t7 1-3 1 123 O CLE T. Francona A. Downing 12% 78% Strikeout Looking
t7 1-3 2 123 O CLE W. Held A. Downing 12% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 1-0 1 -23 RR NYY T. Tresh J. Kralick 11% 91% Double (Short LF Line); Kubek Scores; Richardson Scores
b1 0-0 2 -2- R NYY E. Howard J. Kralick 10% 63% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Tresh Scores

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' Al Downing facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE W. Held A. Downing 2% 52% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 1 --- O CLE J. Kindall A. Downing 1% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O CLE W. Kirkland A. Downing 1% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Jack Kralick facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYY T. Kubek J. Kralick -2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYY B. Richardson J. Kralick -1% 51% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- NYY T. Tresh J. Kralick 2% 53% Double (Short LF Line)
b1 0-0 2 -2- R NYY E. Howard J. Kralick 10% 63% Single to LF (Ground Ball); Tresh Scores
b1 1-0 2 1-- NYY H. Lopez J. Kralick 2% 65% Single to LF; Howard to 2B
b1 1-0 2 12- O NYY H. Bright J. Kralick -4% 61% Strikeout (foul bunt)
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Al Downing facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CLE J. Adcock A. Downing 2% 64% Groundout: 2B-1B
t2 0-1 1 --- O CLE M. Alvis A. Downing 2% 65% Flyball: SS
t2 0-1 2 --- O CLE J. Azcue A. Downing 1% 66% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Jack Kralick facing 7-8-9
b2 1-0 0 --- NYY J. Pepitone J. Kralick 3% 69% Single to RF (Short RF)
b2 1-0 0 1-- OO NYY P. Linz J. Kralick -6% 63% Line Drive Double Play: RF-1B
b2 1-0 2 --- O NYY A. Downing J. Kralick -1% 62% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Al Downing facing 7-8-9
t3 0-1 0 --- O CLE W. Tasby A. Downing 3% 65% Strikeout Looking
t3 0-1 1 --- O CLE L. Brown A. Downing 2% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 0-1 2 --- CLE J. Kralick A. Downing -1% 65% Walk
t3 0-1 2 1-- O CLE W. Held A. Downing 3% 68% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Jack Kralick facing 1-2-3
b3 1-0 0 --- NYY T. Kubek J. Kralick 3% 71% Single (Weak 2B)
b3 1-0 0 1-- O NYY B. Richardson J. Kralick -3% 68% Lineout: RF
b3 1-0 1 1-- O NYY T. Tresh J. Kralick -2% 66% Flyball: SS
b3 1-0 2 1-- O NYY E. Howard J. Kralick -2% 63% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Al Downing facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- O CLE J. Kindall A. Downing 3% 66% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 0-1 1 --- CLE W. Kirkland A. Downing -3% 63% Single to 2B
t4 0-1 1 1-- O CLE J. Adcock A. Downing 4% 67% Lineout: CF
t4 0-1 2 1-- O CLE M. Alvis A. Downing 3% 69% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Jack Kralick facing 5-6-7
b4 1-0 0 --- O NYY H. Lopez J. Kralick -2% 68% Strikeout
b4 1-0 1 --- O NYY H. Bright J. Kralick -1% 66% Flyball: RF
b4 1-0 2 --- NYY J. Pepitone J. Kralick 1% 67% Single (Short CF-RF)
b4 1-0 2 1-- O NYY P. Linz J. Kralick -2% 65% Single to RF; Pepitone out at 3B/RF-3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 1.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Al Downing facing 6-7-8
t5 0-1 0 --- O CLE J. Azcue A. Downing 3% 68% Strikeout
t5 0-1 1 --- O CLE W. Tasby A. Downing 2% 70% Groundout: P-1B
t5 0-1 2 --- O CLE L. Brown A. Downing 1% 72% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Indians' Jack Kralick facing 9-1-2
b5 1-0 0 --- O NYY A. Downing J. Kralick -2% 70% Lineout: LF
b5 1-0 1 --- NYY T. Kubek J. Kralick 2% 72% Single to SS
b5 1-0 1 1-- NYY B. Richardson J. Kralick 8% 80% Double (Short LF Line); Kubek to 3B
b5 1-0 1 -23 RR NYY T. Tresh J. Kralick 11% 91% Double (Short LF Line); Kubek Scores; Richardson Scores
Early Wynn replaces Jack Kralick pitching and batting 9th
b5 3-0 1 -2- O NYY E. Howard E. Wynn -1% 89% Flyball: 3B
b5 3-0 2 -2- NYY H. Lopez E. Wynn 0% 90% Walk
Johnny Blanchard pinch hits for Harry Bright (1B) batting 6th
b5 3-0 2 12- O NYY J. Blanchard E. Wynn -2% 88% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 3.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Al Downing facing 9-1-2
Joe Pepitone moves from RF to 1B
Johnny Blanchard moves from PH to RF
Tito Francona pinch hits for Early Wynn (P) batting 9th
t6 0-3 0 --- O CLE T. Francona A. Downing 2% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 0-3 1 --- O CLE W. Held A. Downing 1% 92% Flyball: LF
t6 0-3 2 --- CLE J. Kindall A. Downing -1% 90% Walk
t6 0-3 2 1-- O CLE W. Kirkland A. Downing 2% 92% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, Indians' Bob Allen facing 7-8-9
Bob Allen replaces Jerry Kindall (2B) pitching and batting 2nd
Woodie Held moves from CF to 2B
Tito Francona moves from PH to LF
Willie Tasby moves from LF to CF
b6 3-0 0 --- NYY J. Pepitone B. Allen 2% 94% Double (Short RF Line)
b6 3-0 0 -2- O NYY P. Linz B. Allen -1% 93% Flyball: RF
b6 3-0 1 -2- O NYY A. Downing B. Allen -1% 92% Strikeout
b6 3-0 2 -2- O NYY T. Kubek B. Allen -1% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Yankees 3.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Al Downing facing 4-5-6
t7 0-3 0 --- CLE J. Adcock A. Downing -4% 87% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t7 0-3 0 1-- O CLE M. Alvis A. Downing 4% 90% Foul Flyball: C
t7 0-3 1 1-- CLE J. Azcue A. Downing -4% 86% Single to LF; Adcock to 2B
t7 0-3 1 12- CLE W. Tasby A. Downing -8% 78% Walk; Adcock to 3B; Azcue to 2B
John Romano pinch hits for Larry Brown (SS) batting 8th
t7 0-3 1 123 R CLE J. Romano A. Downing -12% 67% Walk; Adcock Scores; Azcue to 3B; Tasby to 2B
Mudcat Grant pinch runs for John Romano (PH) batting 8th
t7 1-3 1 123 O CLE T. Francona A. Downing 12% 78% Strikeout Looking
t7 1-3 2 123 O CLE W. Held A. Downing 12% 90% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 1, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Bob Allen facing 2-3-4
Mike de la Hoz replaces Mudcat Grant (PR) playing 2B batting 8th
Woodie Held moves from 2B to SS
b7 3-1 0 --- O NYY B. Richardson B. Allen -1% 89% Flyball: RF (Short RF)
b7 3-1 1 --- O NYY T. Tresh B. Allen -1% 88% Bunt Groundout: C-1B
b7 3-1 2 --- O NYY E. Howard B. Allen -0% 88% Flyball: RF (Deep RF)
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Yankees 3.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Yankees' Al Downing facing 2-3-4
Fred Whitfield pinch hits for Bob Allen (P) batting 2nd
t8 1-3 0 --- O CLE F. Whitfield A. Downing 3% 91% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 1-3 1 --- O CLE W. Kirkland A. Downing 2% 93% Strikeout Looking
t8 1-3 2 --- O CLE J. Adcock A. Downing 1% 95% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Yankees 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-1, Indians' Ted Abernathy facing 5-6-7
Ted Abernathy replaces Joe Adcock (1B) pitching and batting 4th
Fred Whitfield moves from PH to 1B
b8 3-1 0 --- O NYY H. Lopez T. Abernathy -1% 94% Strikeout Looking
b8 3-1 1 --- O NYY J. Blanchard T. Abernathy -0% 94% Strikeout
b8 3-1 2 --- O NYY J. Pepitone T. Abernathy -0% 93% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Yankees 3.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 1-3, Yankees' Al Downing facing 5-6-7
Jack Reed replaces Johnny Blanchard playing RF batting 6th
t9 1-3 0 --- O CLE M. Alvis A. Downing 3% 97% Strikeout
t9 1-3 1 --- O CLE J. Azcue A. Downing 2% 99% Strikeout
t9 1-3 2 --- O CLE W. Tasby A. Downing 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 1, Yankees 3.

Retrosheet.org Boxscore:NYA196308211
BackToBaseball.com Game Playback

  • Score- The score from the perspective of the batting team.
  • RoB- This gives the baserunner (Runners on Base) configuration at the start of the play. "1-3" would mean runners on first and third. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • Pit- When available, the number of pitches in this plate appearance. Clicking on this number will show the sequence of pitches thrown including, when available, things like runner going, ball blocked, attempted pickoffs and the like. We believe this data to be as accurate as humanly possible, but there are going to be some errors in the data, so please take it with a grain of salt. Clicking on this will show the defensive players and baserunners on the field for this play.
  • R/O- This has a "O" for every out on the play and an "R" for every run that scored on the play. Some plays will have both in no particular order.
  • Batter- The batter at the plate when this play occurred. If the play is a baserunning event, then the batter's name will be repeated as indicated by quotes.
  • Pitcher- The pitcher on the mound when this play occurred.
  • wWPA- Winning Team's Win Probability Added. The amount that this play increased or decreased the eventual winning team's probability of winning the game. More About Win Probability Added
  • wWE- Winning Team's Win Expectancy. The probability of the eventual winning team winning the game prior to this play given two average teams playing each other. More About Win Probability Added
  • Play Detail- This is an explanation of the play that occurred. In some cases, batted ball location and type will be indicated within parentheses. Again, these are best efforts to the record the game as it happened. Also, plays made on the baserunners (including the batter as a baserunner) will be indicated in parentheses after the baserunner's name. Advancement of baserunners is given in cases where the advancement is not easily deduced or obvious from the play. For example, advancement for a walk will not be given, but for a single or double it will be given.

Please report any issues or strangeness you see with the description of plays given above. We have tested several hundred different types of plays, but, in all likelihood, there are still some errors or misinterpretations of the play-by-play data.

The play-by-play information both shown and used to create certain data sets was obtained free of charge from and is copyrighted by RetroSheet.

In some cases, the results from play-by-play data will contradict results in the official record. The official record has many, many errors, but we have not undertaken to reconcile those errors. Pitch-by-pitch data should not be taken as completely accurate, though we believe it to be as accurate as is currently possible.

Box scores and play-by-play outputs produced by Sports Reference LLC. All Rights Reserved.