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Saturday, August 29, 1931,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 0:00
Yankees
4
72-52
 Lost 3 
3rd, 17½ GB
at Athletics
7
89-34
 Won 2 
1st
W: Lefty Grove (26-3)
L: Lefty Gomez (16-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  4   0  0  0    4  6  1
Athletics       0  0  5   0  2  0   0  0  X    7  8  0

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Samuel Byrd CF 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .267 .336 .377 .713 -0.056 0.58 0.007 -0.063 -0.4 3 0 2B
Joe Sewell 3B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .294 .381 .385 .766 -0.018 0.57 0.027 -0.045 0.3 1 1
Babe Ruth LF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .378 .498 .702 1.200 -0.034 0.56 0.014 -0.048 -0.3 1 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 1 1 4 0 1 4 .354 .458 .680 1.138 0.037 0.64 0.085 -0.047 2.0 7 1 HR
Ben Chapman RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .309 .396 .485 .881 -0.029 0.70 0.029 -0.057 -0.5 2 0
Lyn Lary SS 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .285 .371 .435 .806 -0.068 0.65 0.015 -0.084 -0.7 3 2 GDP
Bill Dickey C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .312 .366 .395 .761 -0.006 0.73 0.044 -0.050 -0.3 4 0
Tony Lazzeri 2B 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .254 .364 .376 .740 -0.075 0.96 0.000 -0.075 -0.9 2 3
Lefty Gomez P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .131 .209 .131 .340 -0.013 0.48 0.000 -0.013 -0.1 0 0
   Ivy Andrews P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.006 0.21 0.000 -0.006 -0.3 0 1
   Arndt Jorgens PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .262 .319 .321 .640 -0.034 1.33 0.000 -0.034 -0.3
   Gordon Rhodes P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .154 .308 .462 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Team Totals 32 4 6 4 2 10 34 .188 .235 .313 .548 -0.302 0.67 0.221 -0.522 -1.5 24 8
2B: S Byrd (14, off L Grove).
HR: L Gehrig (36, off L Grove, 6th inn, 3 on, 1 out to RF).
TB: L Gehrig 4; J Sewell 2; S Byrd 2; L Lary; B Chapman.
GIDP: L Lary ().
RBI: L Gehrig 4 (147).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 2 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Lazzeri-L Lary-L Gehrig; L Lary-J Sewell.
E: L Lary (43).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Max Bishop 2B 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .304 .435 .416 .851 0.067 0.79 0.089 -0.021 0.3 2 4
Doc Cramer CF 4 1 0 0 0 1 4 .283 .336 .370 .705 0.061 0.96 0.114 -0.053 0.3 1 0
Mickey Cochrane C 4 2 2 1 0 0 4 .342 .414 .548 .962 0.015 0.68 0.051 -0.036 0.5 12 0
Jimmy Moore LF 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 .194 .247 .264 .511 0.011 0.61 0.044 -0.033 0.1 0 0 SH
Jimmie Foxx 1B 3 1 2 5 1 0 4 .287 .384 .549 .933 0.170 0.78 0.175 -0.004 4.1 9 1 HR,3B,SB
Bing Miller RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .291 .346 .451 .797 -0.050 0.39 0.005 -0.056 -0.8 1 0
Jimmy Dykes 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .279 .376 .386 .762 -0.072 0.46 0.000 -0.072 -2.0 1 1
Dib Williams SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .256 .305 .367 .672 -0.027 0.50 0.018 -0.045 0.4 0 2
Lefty Grove P 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 .186 .202 .206 .408 0.034 0.66 0.038 -0.004 0.2 0 1 SH
   Rube Walberg P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .079 .128 .090 .218 -0.010 0.28 0.010 -0.020 -1.0 1 0 GDP
Team Totals 29 7 8 6 5 3 36 .276 .382 .448 .831 0.199 0.63 0.544 -0.344 2.1 27 9
3B: J Foxx (8, off L Gomez).
HR: J Foxx (23, off I Andrews, 5th inn, 1 on, 1 out to LF).
SH: L Grove (4, off I Andrews); J Moore (2, off I Andrews).
TB: J Foxx 7; M Cochrane 2; L Grove; R Walberg; B Miller; D Williams.
GIDP: R Walberg ().
RBI: J Foxx 5 (99); M Cochrane (73).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 3 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Williams-M Bishop-J Foxx.
Baserunning
SB: J Foxx (4, 2nd base off L Gomez/B Dickey).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lefty Gomez, L (16-8) 2 3 5 4 4 2 0 3.19 14 30 -0.276 1.18 -4.7
Ivy Andrews 4 3 2 2 1 1 1 3.94 15 1 0 0.050 0.27 1.4
Gordon Rhodes 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 3.88 7 0 0 0.027 0.22 1.2
Team Totals 8 8 7 6 5 3 1 6.75 36 30 1 0 -0.199 0.63 -2.1
L Gomez faced 6 batters in the 3rd inning.

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lefty Grove, W (26-3) 5.1 6 4 4 1 8 1 2.13 23 47 0.089 0.56 -1.0
Rube Walberg, S (4) 3.2 0 0 0 1 2 0 3.75 11 1 0 0.212 0.89 2.5
Team Totals 9 6 4 4 2 10 1 4.00 34 47 1 0 0.301 0.67 1.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill McGowan, 1B - Brick Owens, 2B - (none), 3B - Bick Campbell.
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Samuel Byrd CF 1 Max Bishop 2B
2 Joe Sewell 3B 2 Doc Cramer CF
3 Babe Ruth LF 3 Mickey Cochrane C
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Jimmy Moore LF
5 Ben Chapman RF 5 Jimmie Foxx 1B
6 Lyn Lary SS 6 Bing Miller RF
7 Bill Dickey C 7 Jimmy Dykes 3B
8 Tony Lazzeri 2B 8 Dib Williams SS
9 Lefty Gomez P 9 Lefty Grove P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-0 0 12- R PHA D. Cramer L. Gomez 11% 77% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Grove Scores; Bishop to 3B
b3 2-0 0 123 RRR PHA J. Foxx L. Gomez 9% 94% Triple to CF; Cramer Scores/unER; Cochrane Scores; Moore Scores
t6 0-7 1 123 RRRR NYY L. Gehrig L. Grove -8% 87% Home Run; Byrd Scores; Sewell Scores; Ruth Scores
t6 4-7 1 1-- OO NYY L. Lary R. Walberg 6% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b3 0-0 0 1-- PHA M. Bishop L. Gomez 6% 65% Walk; Grove to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY S. Byrd L. Grove 2% 52% Strikeout
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY J. Sewell L. Grove 2% 54% Foul Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 2 --- O NYY B. Ruth L. Grove 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- PHA M. Bishop L. Gomez 3% 59% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- O PHA D. Cramer L. Gomez -3% 55% Strikeout Looking
b1 0-0 1 1-- O PHA M. Cochrane L. Gomez -3% 52% Popfly: 2B
b1 0-0 2 1-- O PHA J. Moore L. Gomez -2% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O NYY L. Gehrig L. Grove 3% 53% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O NYY B. Chapman L. Grove 2% 54% Strikeout
t2 0-0 2 --- O NYY L. Lary L. Grove 1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- PHA J. Foxx L. Gomez 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- PHA B. Miller L. Gomez 2% 61% Foxx Steals 2B
b2 0-0 0 -2- O PHA B. Miller L. Gomez -4% 57% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 1 -2- O PHA J. Dykes L. Gomez -4% 53% Popfly: 2B
b2 0-0 2 -2- O PHA D. Williams L. Gomez -3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 7-8-9
t3 0-0 0 --- O NYY B. Dickey L. Grove 3% 53% Groundout: P-1B
t3 0-0 1 --- O NYY T. Lazzeri L. Grove 2% 55% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 --- O NYY L. Gomez L. Grove 1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- PHA L. Grove L. Gomez 4% 60% Single to RF
b3 0-0 0 1-- PHA M. Bishop L. Gomez 6% 65% Walk; Grove to 2B
b3 0-0 0 12- R PHA D. Cramer L. Gomez 11% 77% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Grove Scores; Bishop to 3B
b3 1-0 0 1-3 R PHA M. Cochrane L. Gomez 4% 81% Single to 1B; Bishop Scores; Cramer to 2B
b3 2-0 0 12- PHA J. Moore L. Gomez 4% 85% Walk; Cramer to 3B; Cochrane to 2B
b3 2-0 0 123 RRR PHA J. Foxx L. Gomez 9% 94% Triple to CF; Cramer Scores/unER; Cochrane Scores; Moore Scores
Ivy Andrews replaces Lefty Gomez pitching and batting 9th
b3 5-0 0 --3 O PHA B. Miller I. Andrews -1% 93% Foul Flyball: 1B
b3 5-0 1 --3 OO PHA J. Dykes I. Andrews -3% 90% Line Drive Double Play: SS-3B
5 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 5.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-5, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 1-2-3
t4 0-5 0 --- O NYY S. Byrd L. Grove 2% 92% Strikeout
t4 0-5 1 --- NYY J. Sewell L. Grove -2% 90% Single to LF
t4 0-5 1 1-- O NYY B. Ruth L. Grove 2% 92% Popfly: 3B
t4 0-5 2 1-- O NYY L. Gehrig L. Grove 1% 93% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-0, Yankees' Ivy Andrews facing 8-9-1
b4 5-0 0 --- PHA D. Williams I. Andrews 1% 94% Walk
b4 5-0 0 1-- O PHA L. Grove I. Andrews -0% 94% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Williams to 2B
b4 5-0 1 -2- O PHA M. Bishop I. Andrews -1% 93% Flyball: CF
b4 5-0 2 -2- O PHA D. Cramer I. Andrews -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 5.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-5, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 5-6-7
t5 0-5 0 --- O NYY B. Chapman L. Grove 2% 94% Lineout: CF
t5 0-5 1 --- NYY L. Lary L. Grove -2% 92% Single to RF
t5 0-5 1 1-- O NYY B. Dickey L. Grove 2% 94% Foul Flyball: 1B
t5 0-5 2 1-- O NYY T. Lazzeri L. Grove 1% 95% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-0, Yankees' Ivy Andrews facing 3-4-5
b5 5-0 0 --- PHA M. Cochrane I. Andrews 1% 96% Single to RF
b5 5-0 0 1-- O PHA J. Moore I. Andrews -0% 95% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Cochrane to 2B
b5 5-0 1 -2- RR PHA J. Foxx I. Andrews 3% 98% Home Run; Cochrane Scores
b5 7-0 1 --- O PHA B. Miller I. Andrews -0% 98% Foul Flyball: 1B
b5 7-0 2 --- O PHA J. Dykes I. Andrews -0% 98% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 7.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Behind 0-7, Athletics' Lefty Grove facing 9-1-2
t6 0-7 0 --- O NYY I. Andrews L. Grove 1% 99% Popfly: 2B
t6 0-7 1 --- NYY S. Byrd L. Grove -1% 98% Double (Deep LF)
t6 0-7 1 -2- NYY J. Sewell L. Grove -1% 97% Single to LF; Byrd to 3B
t6 0-7 1 1-3 NYY B. Ruth L. Grove -1% 95% Walk; Sewell to 2B
t6 0-7 1 123 RRRR NYY L. Gehrig L. Grove -8% 87% Home Run; Byrd Scores; Sewell Scores; Ruth Scores
t6 4-7 1 --- NYY B. Chapman L. Grove -3% 84% Single to RF
Rube Walberg replaces Lefty Grove pitching and batting 9th
t6 4-7 1 1-- OO NYY L. Lary R. Walberg 6% 90% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-4, Yankees' Ivy Andrews facing 8-9-1
b6 7-4 0 --- O PHA D. Williams I. Andrews -1% 89% Popfly: SS
b6 7-4 1 --- PHA R. Walberg I. Andrews 1% 90% Single to RF
b6 7-4 1 1-- O PHA M. Bishop I. Andrews -1% 88% Flyball: CF
b6 7-4 2 1-- O PHA D. Cramer I. Andrews -1% 87% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Athletics 7.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Behind 4-7, Athletics' Rube Walberg facing 7-8-9
t7 4-7 0 --- NYY B. Dickey R. Walberg -4% 83% Walk
t7 4-7 0 1-- O NYY T. Lazzeri R. Walberg 4% 87% Strikeout
Arndt Jorgens pinch hits for Ivy Andrews (P) batting 9th
t7 4-7 1 1-- O NYY A. Jorgens R. Walberg 3% 91% Strikeout
t7 4-7 2 1-- O NYY S. Byrd R. Walberg 2% 93% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-4, Yankees' Gordon Rhodes facing 3-4-5
Gordon Rhodes replaces Arndt Jorgens (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 7-4 0 --- O PHA M. Cochrane G. Rhodes -1% 92% Groundout: 1B-P
b7 7-4 1 --- O PHA J. Moore G. Rhodes -1% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 7-4 2 --- O PHA J. Foxx G. Rhodes -0% 91% Lineout: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Athletics 7.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Behind 4-7, Athletics' Rube Walberg facing 2-3-4
t8 4-7 0 --- O NYY J. Sewell R. Walberg 3% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
t8 4-7 1 --- O NYY B. Ruth R. Walberg 2% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 4-7 2 --- O NYY L. Gehrig R. Walberg 1% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Athletics 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 7-4, Yankees' Gordon Rhodes facing 6-7-8
b8 7-4 0 --- PHA B. Miller G. Rhodes 1% 97% Single to CF
b8 7-4 0 1-- O PHA J. Dykes G. Rhodes -1% 97% Popfly: C
b8 7-4 1 1-- PHA D. Williams G. Rhodes 1% 98% Single (Short CF); Miller to 3B
b8 7-4 1 1-3 OO PHA R. Walberg G. Rhodes -2% 96% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Athletics 7.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Behind 4-7, Athletics' Rube Walberg facing 5-6-7
t9 4-7 0 --- O NYY B. Chapman R. Walberg 2% 98% Foul Flyball: C
t9 4-7 1 --- O NYY L. Lary R. Walberg 1% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
t9 4-7 2 --- O NYY B. Dickey R. Walberg 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Athletics 7.

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