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Series
Results
NYM
@OAK
1
2
NYM
@OAK
10
7
 
(12)
OAK
@NYM
3
2
 
(11)
OAK
@NYM
1
6
OAK
@NYM
0
2
NYM
@OAK
1
3
NYM
@OAK
2
5
Thursday, October 18, 1973,
, Shea Stadium
Attendance: 54,817, Time of Game: 2:39
Athletics
0
at Mets
2
W: Jerry Koosman (2-0)
L: Vida Blue (0-2)
S: Tug McGraw (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  1
Mets            0  1  0   0  0  1   0  0  X    2  7  1
NOTE: All totals are for the entire postseason up to this game.

Oakland Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bert Campaneris SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .295 .367 .500 .867 -0.108 1.60 0.056 -0.164 -0.8 0 4
Joe Rudi LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .256 .326 .385 .710 -0.123 1.28 0.000 -0.123 -0.8 3 0
Sal Bando 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .222 .364 .472 .836 0.056 0.86 0.077 -0.022 0.4 1 1
Reggie Jackson CF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .190 .227 .262 .489 -0.135 1.41 0.021 -0.156 -1.0 1 0 GDP
Gene Tenace 1B 1 0 0 0 3 1 4 .233 .452 .300 .752 0.124 1.17 0.147 -0.023 0.7 7 2
   Blue Moon Odom PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Pat Bourque 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .600 .333 .933 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 1
Jesus Alou RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .208 .208 .250 .458 -0.184 1.97 0.000 -0.184 -1.2 0 0
Ray Fosse C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .103 .182 .172 .354 0.046 1.32 0.131 -0.085 0.3 6 0 2B
Dick Green 2B 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .045 .087 .091 .178 -0.058 1.10 0.000 -0.058 -0.4 1 0
   Deron Johnson PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .231 .375 .308 .683 0.030 2.84 0.030 0.000 0.2
   Allan Lewis PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
   Ted Kubiak 2B 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .167 .000 .167 -0.021 0.86 0.000 -0.021 -0.1 2 2
Vida Blue P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.053 1.09 0.000 -0.053 -0.4 2 1
   Darold Knowles P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Angel Mangual PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .067 .067 .067 .133 -0.117 4.75 0.000 -0.117 -0.8
   Rollie Fingers P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Billy Conigliaro PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.010 0.40 0.000 -0.010 -0.1
Team Totals 29 0 3 0 7 7 36 .103 .278 .138 .416 -0.553 1.44 0.462 -1.016 -4.1 24 11
2B: R Fosse (2, off J Koosman).
TB: R Fosse 2; B Campaneris; S Bando.
GIDP: R Jackson (1).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: B Campaneris (2).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: B Campaneris (1st base by J Koosman).

New York Mets

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wayne Garrett 3B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .133 .216 .289 .505 -0.004 0.69 0.040 -0.044 -0.2 1 2
Felix Millan 2B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .233 .283 .279 .562 -0.058 0.61 0.000 -0.058 -0.7 2 1
Rusty Staub RF 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .333 .421 .727 1.148 -0.010 0.68 0.037 -0.047 0.1 0 0
Cleon Jones LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .341 .426 .512 .938 0.085 0.85 0.114 -0.029 0.8 2 0 2B
John Milner 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .270 .413 .270 .683 0.027 0.94 0.087 -0.060 0.4 7 0
Jerry Grote C 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .244 .279 .244 .523 -0.059 0.94 0.011 -0.070 -0.9 10 0 SH
Don Hahn CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .205 .262 .282 .544 0.119 0.91 0.151 -0.032 0.8 2 0 3B
Bud Harrelson SS 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .257 .366 .286 .652 -0.077 1.12 0.006 -0.084 -0.7 3 4 2·IW
Jerry Koosman P 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.066 0.86 0.000 -0.066 -0.9 0 1
   Tug McGraw P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.010 0.41 0.000 -0.010 -0.4 0 0
Team Totals 31 2 7 2 4 6 36 .226 .314 .323 .637 -0.053 0.83 0.446 -0.500 -1.6 27 8
2B: C Jones (4, off V Blue).
3B: D Hahn (1, off V Blue).
SH: J Grote (1, off R Fingers).
IBB: B Harrelson 2 (3, 1 by D Knowles, 1 by R Fingers).
TB: D Hahn 3; C Jones 3; J Milner 2; R Staub; J Grote.
RBI: D Hahn (3); J Milner (3).
2-out RBI: D Hahn.
Team LOB: 10.
With RISP: 1 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Millan-B Harrelson-J Milner.
E: W Garrett (3).

Oakland Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Vida Blue, L (0-2) 5.2 6 2 2 1 4 0 7.00 25 52 0.000 1.00 0.4
Darold Knowles 0.1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0.00 2 1 0 0.021 0.90 0.3
Rollie Fingers 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 1.32 9 0 0 0.032 0.30 0.9
Team Totals 8 7 2 2 4 6 0 2.25 36 52 1 0 0.053 0.83 1.6

New York Mets

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Jerry Koosman, W (2-0) 6.1 3 0 0 4 4 0 2.55 25 67 0.216 1.22 1.8
Tug McGraw, S (2) 2.2 0 0 0 3 3 0 2.04 11 2 0 0.337 1.96 2.3
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 7 7 0 0.00 36 67 2 0 0.553 1.44 4.1
Balks: None.
WP: V Blue (2).
HBP: None.
IBB: D Knowles (2; B Harrelson); R Fingers (1; B Harrelson).
Pickoffs: J Koosman (1; B Campaneris, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Russ Goetz, 1B - Harry Wendelstedt, 2B - Marty Springstead, 3B - Augie Donatelli, LF - Jerry Neudecker, RF - Paul Pryor.
Time of Game: 2:39.
Attendance: 54,817.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Oakland Athletics         New York Mets
1 Bert Campaneris SS 1 Wayne Garrett 3B
2 Joe Rudi LF 2 Felix Millan 2B
3 Sal Bando 3B 3 Rusty Staub RF
4 Reggie Jackson CF 4 Cleon Jones LF
5 Gene Tenace 1B 5 John Milner 1B
6 Jesus Alou RF 6 Jerry Grote C
7 Ray Fosse C 7 Don Hahn CF
8 Dick Green 2B 8 Bud Harrelson SS
9 Vida Blue P 9 Jerry Koosman P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t7 0-2 1 1-- OAK R. Fosse J. Koosman -13% 69% Double to LF; Tenace to 3B
b6 1-0 2 1-- R NYM D. Hahn V. Blue 13% 85% Triple (LF-CF); Grote Scores
t7 0-2 1 123 O OAK A. Mangual T. McGraw 12% 78% Popfly: SS
t7 0-2 2 123 O OAK B. Campaneris T. McGraw 12% 90% Strikeout Looking
b2 0-0 0 -2- R NYM J. Milner V. Blue 8% 69% Single to RF; Jones Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O OAK B. Campaneris J. Koosman 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O OAK J. Rudi J. Koosman 1% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- OAK S. Bando J. Koosman -1% 52% Walk
t1 0-0 2 1-- O OAK R. Jackson J. Koosman 2% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Vida Blue facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O NYM W. Garrett V. Blue -2% 52% Strikeout
b1 0-0 1 --- O NYM F. Millan V. Blue -1% 51% Groundout: 1B-P
b1 0-0 2 --- O NYM R. Staub V. Blue -1% 50% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- O OAK G. Tenace J. Koosman 2% 52% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O OAK J. Alou J. Koosman 2% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- O OAK R. Fosse J. Koosman 1% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Mets Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Vida Blue facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- NYM C. Jones V. Blue 7% 61% Double to LF
b2 0-0 0 -2- R NYM J. Milner V. Blue 8% 69% Single to RF; Jones Scores
b2 1-0 0 1-- O NYM J. Grote V. Blue -3% 67% Flyball: CF
b2 1-0 1 1-- O NYM D. Hahn V. Blue -2% 64% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 1-0 2 1-- O NYM B. Harrelson V. Blue -2% 62% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 8-9-1
t3 0-1 0 --- O OAK D. Green J. Koosman 3% 65% Flyball: CF
t3 0-1 1 --- O OAK V. Blue J. Koosman 2% 67% Strikeout
t3 0-1 2 --- OAK B. Campaneris J. Koosman -1% 65% Single to CF
t3 0-1 2 1-- O OAK J. Rudi J. Koosman 3% 68% Campaneris Picked off 1B (P-1B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Vida Blue facing 9-1-2
b3 1-0 0 --- O NYM J. Koosman V. Blue -2% 66% Strikeout
b3 1-0 1 --- O NYM W. Garrett V. Blue -1% 64% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-0 2 --- O NYM F. Millan V. Blue -1% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 2-3-4
t4 0-1 0 --- O OAK J. Rudi J. Koosman 3% 66% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t4 0-1 1 --- OAK S. Bando J. Koosman -3% 63% Single to LF (Ground Ball)
t4 0-1 1 1-- OO OAK R. Jackson J. Koosman 6% 69% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Vida Blue facing 3-4-5
b4 1-0 0 --- NYM R. Staub V. Blue 3% 73% Single to LF
b4 1-0 0 1-- NYM C. Jones V. Blue 5% 77% Single to CF; Staub to 2B
b4 1-0 0 12- O NYM J. Milner V. Blue -5% 73% Bunt Groundout: P-3B/Forceout at 3B; Jones to 2B
b4 1-0 1 12- O NYM J. Grote V. Blue -4% 69% Foul Flyball: 1B
b4 1-0 2 12- NYM D. Hahn V. Blue 3% 71% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Jones to 3B; Milner to 2B; Hahn to 1B
b4 1-0 2 123 O NYM B. Harrelson V. Blue -6% 65% Popfly: 1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 5-6-7
t5 0-1 0 --- OAK G. Tenace J. Koosman -5% 60% Walk
t5 0-1 0 1-- O OAK J. Alou J. Koosman 5% 65% Foul Flyball: C
t5 0-1 1 1-- O OAK R. Fosse J. Koosman 4% 69% Popfly: 2B (Deep 2B-1B)
t5 0-1 2 1-- O OAK D. Green J. Koosman 3% 72% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Vida Blue facing 9-1-2
b5 1-0 0 --- O NYM J. Koosman V. Blue -2% 70% Strikeout
b5 1-0 1 --- NYM W. Garrett V. Blue 2% 72% Walk
b5 1-0 1 1-- NYM F. Millan V. Blue 2% 74% Wild Pitch; Garrett to 2B
b5 1-0 1 -2- O NYM F. Millan V. Blue -3% 71% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Garrett to 3B
b5 1-0 2 --3 O NYM R. Staub V. Blue -4% 67% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 1.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 9-1-2
t6 0-1 0 --- O OAK V. Blue J. Koosman 4% 71% Strikeout
t6 0-1 1 --- OAK B. Campaneris J. Koosman -4% 67% Walk
t6 0-1 1 1-- O OAK J. Rudi J. Koosman 5% 71% Foul Flyball: C
t6 0-1 2 1-- OAK S. Bando J. Koosman -3% 68% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball); Campaneris to 2B; Bando to 1B
t6 0-1 2 12- O OAK R. Jackson J. Koosman 7% 75% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Mets Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Vida Blue facing 4-5-6
b6 1-0 0 --- O NYM C. Jones V. Blue -2% 73% Flyball: LF
b6 1-0 1 --- O NYM J. Milner V. Blue -1% 72% Groundout: 1B-P
b6 1-0 2 --- NYM J. Grote V. Blue 1% 73% Single to LF
b6 1-0 2 1-- R NYM D. Hahn V. Blue 13% 85% Triple (LF-CF); Grote Scores
Darold Knowles replaces Vida Blue pitching and batting 9th
b6 2-0 2 --3 NYM B. Harrelson D. Knowles 0% 86% Intentional Walk
b6 2-0 2 1-3 O NYM J. Koosman D. Knowles -3% 83% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Jerry Koosman facing 5-6-7
t7 0-2 0 --- OAK G. Tenace J. Koosman -6% 77% Walk
t7 0-2 0 1-- O OAK J. Alou J. Koosman 5% 83% Foul Flyball: C
t7 0-2 1 1-- OAK R. Fosse J. Koosman -13% 69% Double to LF; Tenace to 3B
Tug McGraw replaces Jerry Koosman pitching and batting 9th
Deron Johnson pinch hits for Dick Green (2B) batting 8th
t7 0-2 1 -23 OAK D. Johnson T. McGraw -3% 67% Walk
Angel Mangual pinch hits for Darold Knowles (P) batting 9th
Allan Lewis pinch runs for Deron Johnson (PH) batting 8th
t7 0-2 1 123 O OAK A. Mangual T. McGraw 12% 78% Popfly: SS
t7 0-2 2 123 O OAK B. Campaneris T. McGraw 12% 90% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Rollie Fingers facing 1-2-3
Rollie Fingers replaces Angel Mangual (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Ted Kubiak replaces Allan Lewis (PR) playing 2B batting 8th
b7 2-0 0 --- O NYM W. Garrett R. Fingers -1% 89% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 2-0 1 --- O NYM F. Millan R. Fingers -1% 88% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 2-0 2 --- NYM R. Staub R. Fingers 0% 89% Walk
b7 2-0 2 1-- O NYM C. Jones R. Fingers -1% 88% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 2-3-4
t8 0-2 0 --- O OAK J. Rudi T. McGraw 3% 91% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 0-2 1 --- O OAK S. Bando T. McGraw 2% 93% Flyball: LF
t8 0-2 2 --- OAK R. Jackson T. McGraw -2% 91% Walk
t8 0-2 2 1-- OAK G. Tenace T. McGraw -3% 88% Walk; Jackson to 2B
Blue Moon Odom pinch runs for Gene Tenace (1B) batting 5th
t8 0-2 2 12- O OAK J. Alou T. McGraw 7% 95% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Mets Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Rollie Fingers facing 5-6-7
Pat Bourque replaces Blue Moon Odom (PR) playing 1B batting 5th
b8 2-0 0 --- NYM J. Milner R. Fingers 1% 95% Single to CF
b8 2-0 0 1-- O NYM J. Grote R. Fingers -0% 95% Bunt Groundout: 1B-2B/Sacrifice; Milner to 2B
b8 2-0 1 -2- O NYM D. Hahn R. Fingers -1% 94% Strikeout
b8 2-0 2 -2- NYM B. Harrelson R. Fingers 0% 94% Intentional Walk
b8 2-0 2 12- O NYM T. McGraw R. Fingers -1% 93% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 2.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Mets' Tug McGraw facing 7-8-9
t9 0-2 0 --- O OAK R. Fosse T. McGraw 3% 97% Lineout: LF
t9 0-2 1 --- O OAK T. Kubiak T. McGraw 2% 99% Strikeout Looking
Billy Conigliaro pinch hits for Rollie Fingers (P) batting 9th
t9 0-2 2 --- O OAK B. Conigliaro T. McGraw 1% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 0, Mets 2.

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