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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
5
3
WSA
@BOS
4
5
DET
@CLE
9
8
LAA
@KCA
0
7
CHW
@MIN
2
0
HOU
@CHC
5
6
SFG
@LAD
4
3
 
(12)
MLN
@NYM
4
3
STL
@PHI
7
5
 
(11)
CIN
@PIT
6
0
Saturday, August 31, 1963,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 11,788, Time of Game: 2:26
Braves
4
73-62
 Won 5 
4th, 7½ GB
at Mets
3
42-92
 Lost 2 
10th, 38 GB
W: Warren Spahn (18-5)
L: Carl Willey (8-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  1  0   1  0  0   1  1  0    4  7  0
Mets            0  0  0   0  2  0   0  1  0    3  8  2

Milwaukee Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lee Maye CF-LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .272 .330 .428 .758 -0.028 1.28 0.052 -0.080 -0.9 3 0 SB,GDP
Frank Bolling 2B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .256 .311 .333 .644 0.062 0.71 0.115 -0.053 0.5 2 5 HR
Hank Aaron RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .317 .392 .576 .968 0.059 0.74 0.099 -0.040 0.1 1 0
Eddie Mathews 3B 2 1 0 0 2 1 4 .265 .397 .453 .850 -0.053 0.94 0.035 -0.088 -0.1 0 4
Joe Torre 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .295 .354 .437 .791 0.091 1.07 0.155 -0.065 0.8 14 0 HR
Gene Oliver LF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .268 .338 .458 .796 -0.016 1.20 0.060 -0.075 0.0 2 0
   Ty Cline CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .194 .245 .204 .449 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Roy McMillan SS 3 1 2 1 0 0 4 .229 .268 .305 .573 0.087 1.25 0.096 -0.009 0.6 1 2 SF
Del Crandall C 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .207 .255 .260 .515 -0.077 1.37 0.000 -0.077 -0.9 3 1 SH
Warren Spahn P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .151 .192 .247 .439 0.075 1.06 0.112 -0.036 0.2 0 3
Team Totals 33 4 7 3 2 7 37 .212 .250 .394 .644 0.200 1.08 0.724 -0.523 0.2 27 16
HR: J Torre (12, off C Willey, 2nd inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF); F Bolling (5, off C Willey, 8th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
SF: R McMillan (1, off C Willey).
SH: D Crandall (3, off R Craig).
TB: J Torre 4; F Bolling 4; R McMillan 2; G Oliver; H Aaron; W Spahn.
GIDP: L Maye (6).
RBI: R McMillan (24); F Bolling (38); J Torre (57).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 3. W Spahn-R McMillan-J Torre; T Cline-J Torre; R McMillan-F Bolling-J Torre.
Outfield Assists: T Cline (J Christopher at 1st base).
Baserunning
SB: L Maye (12, 2nd base off C Willey/J Gonder).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Joe Christopher RF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .217 .288 .274 .562 -0.001 1.50 0.091 -0.092 -0.1 1 0
Rod Kanehl LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .224 .254 .276 .531 -0.163 1.49 0.024 -0.187 -0.6 3 0
Ron Hunt 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .267 .335 .381 .716 0.051 1.46 0.132 -0.082 -0.3 1 1 GDP
Jesse Gonder C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .327 .348 .490 .838 -0.348 2.20 0.000 -0.348 -1.2 6 0 GDP
Jim Hickman 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .233 .294 .392 .686 0.055 1.22 0.101 -0.046 0.0 2 0
Tim Harkness 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .191 .286 .305 .591 -0.151 1.77 0.000 -0.151 -0.6 8 1
Duke Carmel CF 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .262 .358 .377 .735 -0.067 1.43 0.033 -0.100 -0.3 3 0 3B
Al Moran SS 2 2 2 2 1 0 3 .203 .280 .248 .529 0.408 1.35 0.408 0.000 2.6 2 5 HR,2B
Carl Willey P 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 .111 .130 .178 .308 -0.035 1.01 0.000 -0.035 -0.3 1 0 SH
   Duke Snider PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253 .351 .428 .779 -0.049 2.63 0.000 -0.049 -0.1
   Roger Craig P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .098 .141 .098 .239 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 31 3 8 3 1 3 33 .258 .281 .452 .733 -0.300 1.56 0.789 -1.090 -0.8 27 7
2B: A Moran (5, off W Spahn).
3B: D Carmel (1, off W Spahn).
HR: A Moran (1, off W Spahn, 5th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to RF).
SH: C Willey (4, off W Spahn).
TB: A Moran 6; D Carmel 3; J Hickman 2; J Christopher; R Hunt; R Kanehl.
GIDP: J Gonder (3); R Hunt (11).
RBI: A Moran 2 (20); J Christopher (6).
2-out RBI: A Moran 2.
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Harkness-A Moran.
PB: J Gonder (9).
E: J Hickman 2 (19).

Milwaukee Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Warren Spahn, W (18-5) 9 8 3 3 1 3 1 2.52 33 61 0.299 1.56 0.8
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 1 3 1 3.00 33 61 0.299 1.56 0.8

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Carl Willey, L (8-12) 8 6 4 3 2 7 2 2.90 33 61 -0.231 1.12 -0.6
Roger Craig 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.88 4 0 0 0.030 0.77 0.4
Team Totals 9 7 4 3 2 7 2 3.00 37 61 0 0 -0.201 1.08 -0.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Williams, 1B - Tony Venzon, 2B - Mel Steiner, 3B - Augie Donatelli.
Time of Game: 2:26.
Attendance: 11,788.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Milwaukee Braves         New York Mets
1 Lee Maye CF 1 Joe Christopher RF
2 Frank Bolling 2B 2 Rod Kanehl LF
3 Hank Aaron RF 3 Ron Hunt 2B
4 Eddie Mathews 3B 4 Jesse Gonder C
5 Joe Torre 1B 5 Jim Hickman 3B
6 Gene Oliver LF 6 Tim Harkness 1B
7 Roy McMillan SS 7 Duke Carmel CF
8 Del Crandall C 8 Al Moran SS
9 Warren Spahn P 9 Carl Willey P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b5 0-2 2 --3 RR NYM A. Moran W. Spahn -27% 49% Home Run; Carmel Scores
b9 3-4 0 1-- OO NYM J. Gonder W. Spahn 27% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b8 3-4 1 1-- OO NYM R. Kanehl W. Spahn 14% 86% Double Play: Flyball: CF-1B
b9 3-4 0 --- NYM R. Hunt W. Spahn -13% 69% Single to 1B
t2 0-0 1 --- R MLN J. Torre C. Willey 12% 60% Home Run

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Carl Willey facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O MLN L. Maye C. Willey -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 1 --- O MLN F. Bolling C. Willey -1% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O MLN H. Aaron C. Willey -1% 46% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM J. Christopher W. Spahn 2% 48% Lineout: LF
b1 0-0 1 --- NYM R. Kanehl W. Spahn -2% 45% Single to SS
b1 0-0 1 1-- OO NYM R. Hunt W. Spahn 5% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Braves Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Carl Willey facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O MLN E. Mathews C. Willey -2% 48% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t2 0-0 1 --- R MLN J. Torre C. Willey 12% 60% Home Run
t2 1-0 1 --- O MLN G. Oliver C. Willey -1% 59% Strikeout
t2 1-0 2 --- O MLN R. McMillan C. Willey -1% 58% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 4-5-6
b2 0-1 0 --- O NYM J. Gonder W. Spahn 2% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-1 1 --- O NYM J. Hickman W. Spahn 2% 62% Groundout: 3B-1B
b2 0-1 2 --- O NYM T. Harkness W. Spahn 1% 63% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 3rd, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Carl Willey facing 8-9-1
t3 1-0 0 --- O MLN D. Crandall C. Willey -2% 61% Lineout: LF
t3 1-0 1 --- MLN W. Spahn C. Willey 2% 63% Strikeout, Passed Ball; Spahn to 1B
t3 1-0 1 1-- O MLN L. Maye C. Willey -3% 60% Groundout: 2B-1B/Forceout at 2B
t3 1-0 2 1-- MLN F. Bolling C. Willey 1% 62% Maye Steals 2B
t3 1-0 2 -2- O MLN F. Bolling C. Willey -3% 58% Foul Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Behind 0-1, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 7-8-9
b3 0-1 0 --- O NYM D. Carmel W. Spahn 3% 61% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 1 --- NYM A. Moran W. Spahn -3% 58% Walk
b3 0-1 1 1-- O NYM C. Willey W. Spahn 2% 60% Bunt Groundout: C-1B/Sacrifice; Moran to 2B
b3 0-1 2 -2- O NYM J. Christopher W. Spahn 4% 64% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 1, Mets 0.
Top of the 4th, Braves Batting, Ahead 1-0, Mets' Carl Willey facing 3-4-5
t4 1-0 0 --- O MLN H. Aaron C. Willey -2% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- MLN E. Mathews C. Willey 2% 64% Walk
t4 1-0 1 1-- MLN J. Torre C. Willey 3% 68% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Mathews to 2B; Torre to 1B
t4 1-0 1 12- MLN G. Oliver C. Willey 6% 74% Single to 2B; Mathews to 3B; Torre to 2B
t4 1-0 1 123 RO MLN R. McMillan C. Willey 1% 75% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Mathews Scores/unER
t4 2-0 2 12- O MLN D. Crandall C. Willey -3% 72% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Braves 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 2-3-4
b4 0-2 0 --- O NYM R. Kanehl W. Spahn 3% 75% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-2 1 --- O NYM R. Hunt W. Spahn 2% 77% Groundout: 3B-1B
b4 0-2 2 --- O NYM J. Gonder W. Spahn 1% 78% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Mets 0.
Top of the 5th, Braves Batting, Ahead 2-0, Mets' Carl Willey facing 9-1-2
t5 2-0 0 --- O MLN W. Spahn C. Willey -1% 76% Lineout: P
t5 2-0 1 --- O MLN L. Maye C. Willey -1% 75% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 2-0 2 --- O MLN F. Bolling C. Willey -1% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Behind 0-2, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 5-6-7
b5 0-2 0 --- O NYM J. Hickman W. Spahn 3% 77% Flyball: CF
b5 0-2 1 --- O NYM T. Harkness W. Spahn 2% 79% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 0-2 2 --- NYM D. Carmel W. Spahn -3% 76% Triple to RF
b5 0-2 2 --3 RR NYM A. Moran W. Spahn -27% 49% Home Run; Carmel Scores
b5 2-2 2 --- O NYM C. Willey W. Spahn 1% 50% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 6th, Braves Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Carl Willey facing 3-4-5
t6 2-2 0 --- MLN H. Aaron C. Willey 10% 60% Single to 3B; Aaron to 2B/Adv on E5
t6 2-2 0 -2- O MLN E. Mathews C. Willey -7% 53% Strikeout
t6 2-2 1 -2- O MLN J. Torre C. Willey -5% 48% Popfly: SS
t6 2-2 2 -2- O MLN G. Oliver C. Willey -5% 43% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Braves 2, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Tied 2-2, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 1-2-3
b6 2-2 0 --- O NYM J. Christopher W. Spahn 3% 46% Lineout: CF
b6 2-2 1 --- O NYM R. Kanehl W. Spahn 2% 48% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 2-2 2 --- O NYM R. Hunt W. Spahn 2% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 2, Mets 2.
Top of the 7th, Braves Batting, Tied 2-2, Mets' Carl Willey facing 7-8-9
t7 2-2 0 --- MLN R. McMillan C. Willey 6% 56% Single to CF
t7 2-2 0 1-- O MLN D. Crandall C. Willey -2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B; McMillan to 2B
t7 2-2 1 -2- MLN W. Spahn C. Willey 9% 63% Single to CF; McMillan to 3B
t7 2-2 1 1-3 ROO MLN L. Maye C. Willey 4% 67% Ground Ball Double Play: 1B-SS; McMillan Scores
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 3, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-3, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 4-5-6
b7 2-3 0 --- O NYM J. Gonder W. Spahn 5% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 2-3 1 --- NYM J. Hickman W. Spahn -5% 66% Single to CF
b7 2-3 1 1-- O NYM T. Harkness W. Spahn 3% 70% Groundout: P-1B; Hickman to 2B
b7 2-3 2 -2- O NYM D. Carmel W. Spahn 7% 77% Popfly: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 3, Mets 2.
Top of the 8th, Braves Batting, Ahead 3-2, Mets' Carl Willey facing 2-3-4
t8 3-2 0 --- R MLN F. Bolling C. Willey 11% 88% Home Run
t8 4-2 0 --- O MLN H. Aaron C. Willey -1% 88% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-2 1 --- MLN E. Mathews C. Willey 1% 89% Walk
t8 4-2 1 1-- O MLN J. Torre C. Willey -1% 87% Strikeout
t8 4-2 2 1-- O MLN G. Oliver C. Willey -1% 86% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Behind 2-4, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 8-9-1
Lee Maye moves from CF to LF
Ty Cline replaces Gene Oliver (LF) playing CF batting 6th
b8 2-4 0 --- NYM A. Moran W. Spahn -10% 76% Double to RF
Duke Snider pinch hits for Carl Willey (P) batting 9th
b8 2-4 0 -2- O NYM D. Snider W. Spahn 5% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B; Moran to 3B
b8 2-4 1 --3 R NYM J. Christopher W. Spahn -9% 72% Single to RF; Moran Scores
b8 3-4 1 1-- OO NYM R. Kanehl W. Spahn 14% 86% Double Play: Flyball: CF-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Braves 4, Mets 3.
Top of the 9th, Braves Batting, Ahead 4-3, Mets' Roger Craig facing 7-8-9
Roger Craig replaces Duke Snider (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 4-3 0 --- MLN R. McMillan R. Craig 2% 88% Single to LF
t9 4-3 0 1-- O MLN D. Crandall R. Craig -1% 87% Bunt Groundout: 1B unassisted/Sacrifice; McMillan to 2B
t9 4-3 1 -2- O MLN W. Spahn R. Craig -2% 85% Lineout: RF
t9 4-3 2 -2- O MLN L. Maye R. Craig -2% 83% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Mets 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Mets Batting, Behind 3-4, Braves' Warren Spahn facing 3-4-5
b9 3-4 0 --- NYM R. Hunt W. Spahn -13% 69% Single to 1B
b9 3-4 0 1-- OO NYM J. Gonder W. Spahn 27% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
b9 3-4 2 --- NYM J. Hickman W. Spahn -5% 91% Single to CF
b9 3-4 2 1-- O NYM T. Harkness W. Spahn 9% 100% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Braves 4, Mets 3.

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