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CLE
@BOS
2
5
CLE
@BOS
8
7
CHW
@NYY
4
8
CHW
@NYY
4
7
DET
@PHA
6
3
DET
@PHA
8
1
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@WSH
3
5
PHI
@CHC
6
5
NYG
@CIN
4
3
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@PIT
2
4
BRO
@PIT
4
2
BSN
@STL
2
6
BSN
@STL
1
9
Sunday, June 20, 1937,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:07
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Tigers
8
33-22
 Won 3 
2nd, 1½ GB
at Athletics
1
18-32
 Lost 7 
7th, 14 GB
W: Tommy Bridges (8-2)
L: Harry Kelley (7-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  1   0  1  5   0  1  0    8 10  0
Athletics       0  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  6  3

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Pete Fox CF 4 1 0 0 2 1 6 .277 .313 .408 .722 0.001 0.65 0.052 -0.051 0.1 1 0
Billy Rogell SS 3 1 0 1 1 0 4 .258 .343 .392 .735 0.061 1.32 0.130 -0.069 0.8 2 3
   Flea Clifton PR-SS 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 .111 .220 .139 .358 0.001 0.01 0.001 0.000 0.4 0 1
Charlie Gehringer 2B 6 1 3 1 0 1 6 .357 .443 .488 .931 0.134 0.71 0.169 -0.034 1.2 3 4 2B
Hank Greenberg 1B 3 2 0 1 2 1 5 .355 .460 .706 1.166 0.067 0.90 0.103 -0.036 1.0 11 0 SB
Gee Walker RF 4 0 1 1 1 1 5 .368 .413 .564 .977 0.066 0.92 0.116 -0.050 -0.1 4 0
Rudy York 3B 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .227 .271 .409 .681 -0.031 0.83 0.043 -0.075 0.3 1 1 HR
Chet Laabs LF 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .196 .229 .435 .664 -0.066 0.82 0.029 -0.095 0.0 2 0 3B
Birdie Tebbetts C 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .226 .261 .357 .619 -0.062 0.65 0.013 -0.075 -1.2 3 0
Tommy Bridges P 5 1 2 0 0 3 5 .375 .419 .475 .894 0.092 0.62 0.119 -0.027 0.3 0 2 2B
Team Totals 40 8 10 6 8 9 48 .250 .375 .425 .800 0.263 0.78 0.775 -0.512 2.8 27 11
2B: C Gehringer (14, off H Kelley); T Bridges (2, off H Kelley).
3B: C Laabs (2, off H Kelley).
HR: R York (3, off E Smith, 8th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: R York 5; C Gehringer 4; C Laabs 3; T Bridges 3; B Tebbetts; G Walker.
RBI: C Gehringer (28); R York (11); H Greenberg (62); C Laabs (9); G Walker (60); B Rogell (24).
2-out RBI: R York; C Laabs.
Team LOB: 13.
With RISP: 2 for 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Rogell-C Gehringer-H Greenberg.
Baserunning
SB: H Greenberg (2, 2nd base off H Kelley/F Hayes).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Finney CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .185 .207 .278 .485 0.008 0.44 0.032 -0.024 0.1 2 0
Wally Moses RF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .307 .341 .516 .857 0.168 0.58 0.185 -0.018 1.1 4 0 3B,2B
Billy Werber 3B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .284 .387 .385 .772 -0.104 0.99 0.000 -0.104 -1.3 0 1
   Rusty Peters 3B 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .260 .321 .325 .646 0.001 0.02 0.001 0.000 0.3 0 2
Jack Rothrock LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .289 .372 .359 .732 -0.074 0.66 0.000 -0.074 -1.3 2 0
Wayne Ambler 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .324 .419 .405 .824 -0.053 0.51 0.001 -0.053 -0.5 0 0
Chubby Dean 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .244 .332 .358 .690 -0.038 0.36 0.000 -0.038 -1.0 9 0
Skeeter Newsome SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .244 .306 .294 .601 -0.050 0.62 0.000 -0.050 -0.5 0 3
Frankie Hayes C 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .264 .352 .464 .816 0.016 1.02 0.042 -0.026 0.2 5 0
   Bill Conroy C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.003 0.12 0.000 -0.003 -0.3 5 0
Harry Kelley P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .152 .176 .152 .328 -0.108 1.16 0.000 -0.108 -1.0 0 1 GDP
   Eddie Smith P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .263 .300 .421 .721 -0.002 0.06 0.000 -0.002 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 6 1 1 3 33 .188 .212 .281 .493 -0.239 0.59 0.261 -0.500 -4.2 27 7
2B: W Moses (10, off T Bridges).
3B: W Moses (4, off T Bridges).
TB: W Moses 5; L Finney 2; F Hayes; W Ambler.
GIDP: H Kelley ().
RBI: W Moses (31).
2-out RBI: W Moses.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Fielding
E: S Newsome 2 (12); C Dean (4).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Tommy Bridges, W (8-2) 9 6 1 1 1 3 0 4.16 33 73 0.238 0.59 4.2
Team Totals 9 6 1 1 1 3 0 1.00 33 73 0.238 0.59 4.2

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Harry Kelley, L (7-7) 6 9 7 5 5 4 0 4.56 35 29 -0.263 1.04 -3.5
Eddie Smith 3 1 1 1 3 5 1 4.78 13 0 0 0.001 0.03 0.7
Team Totals 9 10 8 6 8 9 1 6.00 48 29 0 0 -0.262 0.78 -2.8
Balks: None.
WP: H Kelley 2 (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Ormsby, 1B - Charles Johnston, 2B - (none), 3B - Brick Owens.
Time of Game: 2:07.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Pete Fox CF 1 Lou Finney CF
2 Billy Rogell SS 2 Wally Moses RF
3 Charlie Gehringer 2B 3 Billy Werber 3B
4 Hank Greenberg 1B 4 Jack Rothrock LF
5 Gee Walker RF 5 Wayne Ambler 2B
6 Rudy York 3B 6 Chubby Dean 1B
7 Chet Laabs LF 7 Skeeter Newsome SS
8 Birdie Tebbetts C 8 Frankie Hayes C
9 Tommy Bridges P 9 Harry Kelley P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b3 0-1 2 1-- R PHA W. Moses T. Bridges -12% 46% Double to CF; Finney Scores
t5 1-1 1 -2- R DET G. Walker H. Kelley 11% 63% Single to CF; Greenberg Scores
b3 0-1 0 1-- OO PHA H. Kelley T. Bridges 9% 60% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t6 3-1 0 12- R DET C. Gehringer H. Kelley 8% 91% Single to RF; Fox Scores; Clifton to 3B
t6 2-1 0 --- DET T. Bridges H. Kelley 7% 71% Double to RF

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Harry Kelley facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET P. Fox H. Kelley -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET B. Rogell H. Kelley -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 --- DET C. Gehringer H. Kelley 2% 48% Double to LF
t1 0-0 2 -2- DET H. Greenberg H. Kelley 1% 49% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- O DET G. Walker H. Kelley -4% 45% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Tommy Bridges facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PHA L. Finney T. Bridges 2% 47% Flyball: SS
b1 0-0 1 --- PHA W. Moses T. Bridges -6% 41% Triple to RF
b1 0-0 1 --3 O PHA B. Werber T. Bridges 5% 46% Lineout: 2B
b1 0-0 2 --3 O PHA J. Rothrock T. Bridges 4% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Harry Kelley facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O DET R. York H. Kelley -2% 48% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O DET C. Laabs H. Kelley -2% 46% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- DET B. Tebbetts H. Kelley 1% 47% Single to RF
t2 0-0 2 1-- O DET T. Bridges H. Kelley -2% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Tommy Bridges facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- O PHA W. Ambler T. Bridges 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O PHA C. Dean T. Bridges 2% 49% Flyball: RF
b2 0-0 2 --- O PHA S. Newsome T. Bridges 1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Harry Kelley facing 1-2-3
t3 0-0 0 --- O DET P. Fox H. Kelley -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t3 0-0 1 --- DET B. Rogell H. Kelley 3% 50% Walk
t3 0-0 1 1-- DET C. Gehringer H. Kelley 7% 57% Single to CF; Rogell to 3B
t3 0-0 1 1-3 R DET H. Greenberg H. Kelley 5% 62% Wild Pitch; Rogell Scores; Gehringer to 2B
t3 1-0 1 -2- O DET H. Greenberg H. Kelley -3% 58% Strikeout
t3 1-0 2 -2- DET G. Walker H. Kelley 1% 59% Walk
t3 1-0 2 12- O DET R. York H. Kelley -4% 55% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Tigers' Tommy Bridges facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- PHA F. Hayes T. Bridges -4% 51% Single to CF
b3 0-1 0 1-- OO PHA H. Kelley T. Bridges 9% 60% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- PHA L. Finney T. Bridges -2% 58% Single to CF
b3 0-1 2 1-- R PHA W. Moses T. Bridges -12% 46% Double to CF; Finney Scores
b3 1-1 2 -2- O PHA B. Werber T. Bridges 4% 50% Groundout: P-2B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Harry Kelley facing 7-8-9
t4 1-1 0 --- O DET C. Laabs H. Kelley -3% 47% Strikeout
t4 1-1 1 --- O DET B. Tebbetts H. Kelley -2% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 1-1 2 --- DET T. Bridges H. Kelley 2% 47% Single to LF
t4 1-1 2 1-- DET P. Fox H. Kelley 2% 49% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Bridges to 2B
t4 1-1 2 12- O DET B. Rogell H. Kelley -5% 44% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, Tigers' Tommy Bridges facing 4-5-6
b4 1-1 0 --- O PHA J. Rothrock T. Bridges 3% 46% Flyball: RF
b4 1-1 1 --- O PHA W. Ambler T. Bridges 2% 49% Groundout: P-1B
b4 1-1 2 --- O PHA C. Dean T. Bridges 1% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Harry Kelley facing 3-4-5
t5 1-1 0 --- O DET C. Gehringer H. Kelley -3% 47% Flyball: RF
t5 1-1 1 --- DET H. Greenberg H. Kelley 3% 50% Walk
t5 1-1 1 1-- DET G. Walker H. Kelley 2% 52% Greenberg Steals 2B
t5 1-1 1 -2- R DET G. Walker H. Kelley 11% 63% Single to CF; Greenberg Scores
t5 2-1 1 1-- DET R. York H. Kelley 4% 66% Single to CF; Walker to 2B
t5 2-1 1 12- O DET C. Laabs H. Kelley -5% 62% Foul Flyball: C
t5 2-1 2 12- O DET B. Tebbetts H. Kelley -5% 57% Strikeout
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 2, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Tigers' Tommy Bridges facing 7-8-9
b5 1-2 0 --- O PHA S. Newsome T. Bridges 4% 60% Flyball: SS
b5 1-2 1 --- O PHA F. Hayes T. Bridges 3% 63% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-2 2 --- O PHA H. Kelley T. Bridges 2% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 2, Athletics 1.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 2-1, Athletics' Harry Kelley facing 9-1-2
t6 2-1 0 --- DET T. Bridges H. Kelley 7% 71% Double to RF
t6 2-1 0 -2- DET P. Fox H. Kelley 4% 75% Wild Pitch; Bridges to 3B
t6 2-1 0 --3 DET P. Fox H. Kelley 3% 78% Walk
t6 2-1 0 1-3 R DET B. Rogell H. Kelley 5% 83% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Bridges Scores; Fox to 2B
Flea Clifton pinch runs for Billy Rogell (SS) batting 2nd
t6 3-1 0 12- R DET C. Gehringer H. Kelley 8% 91% Single to RF; Fox Scores; Clifton to 3B
t6 4-1 0 1-3 RR DET H. Greenberg H. Kelley 4% 95% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Clifton Scores; Gehringer Scores/No RBI/unER
t6 6-1 0 1-- O DET G. Walker H. Kelley -1% 94% Flyball: RF
t6 6-1 1 1-- O DET R. York H. Kelley -1% 94% Flyball: LF
t6 6-1 2 1-- R DET C. Laabs H. Kelley 3% 97% Triple to CF; Greenberg Scores/unER
t6 7-1 2 --3 O DET B. Tebbetts H. Kelley -1% 96% Lineout: 1B
5 runs, 3 hits, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-7, Tigers' Tommy Bridges facing 1-2-3
Flea Clifton moves from PR to SS
b6 1-7 0 --- PHA L. Finney T. Bridges -2% 94% Single to CF
b6 1-7 0 1-- O PHA W. Moses T. Bridges 2% 96% Flyball: CF
b6 1-7 1 1-- O PHA B. Werber T. Bridges 1% 97% Strikeout
b6 1-7 2 1-- O PHA J. Rothrock T. Bridges 1% 98% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, Athletics 1.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-1, Athletics' Eddie Smith facing 9-1-2
Eddie Smith replaces Harry Kelley pitching and batting 9th
Bill Conroy replaces Frankie Hayes playing C batting 8th
Rusty Peters replaces Billy Werber playing 3B batting 3rd
t7 7-1 0 --- O DET T. Bridges E. Smith -0% 98% Strikeout
t7 7-1 1 --- O DET P. Fox E. Smith -0% 98% Strikeout
t7 7-1 2 --- DET F. Clifton E. Smith 0% 98% Walk
t7 7-1 2 1-- O DET C. Gehringer E. Smith -0% 97% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 7, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-7, Tigers' Tommy Bridges facing 5-6-7
b7 1-7 0 --- O PHA W. Ambler T. Bridges 1% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
b7 1-7 1 --- O PHA C. Dean T. Bridges 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-7 2 --- O PHA S. Newsome T. Bridges 0% 99% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 7, Athletics 1.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 7-1, Athletics' Eddie Smith facing 4-5-6
t8 7-1 0 --- O DET H. Greenberg E. Smith -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t8 7-1 1 --- O DET G. Walker E. Smith -0% 99% Strikeout
t8 7-1 2 --- R DET R. York E. Smith 1% 99% Home Run
t8 8-1 2 --- O DET C. Laabs E. Smith -0% 99% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 8, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-8, Tigers' Tommy Bridges facing 8-9-1
b8 1-8 0 --- O PHA B. Conroy T. Bridges 0% 100% Flyball: 3B
b8 1-8 1 --- O PHA E. Smith T. Bridges 0% 100% Strikeout
b8 1-8 2 --- O PHA L. Finney T. Bridges 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 8, Athletics 1.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 8-1, Athletics' Eddie Smith facing 8-9-1
t9 8-1 0 --- O DET B. Tebbetts E. Smith -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 8-1 1 --- O DET T. Bridges E. Smith -0% 100% Strikeout
t9 8-1 2 --- DET P. Fox E. Smith 0% 100% Walk
t9 8-1 2 1-- DET F. Clifton E. Smith 0% 100% Walk; Fox to 2B
t9 8-1 2 12- O DET C. Gehringer E. Smith -0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 8, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-8, Tigers' Tommy Bridges facing 2-3-4
b9 1-8 0 --- O PHA W. Moses T. Bridges 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 1-8 1 --- PHA R. Peters T. Bridges -0% 100% Walk
b9 1-8 1 1-- O PHA J. Rothrock T. Bridges 0% 100% Flyball: LF
b9 1-8 2 1-- PHA W. Ambler T. Bridges -0% 100% Single to SS; Peters to 2B
b9 1-8 2 12- O PHA C. Dean T. Bridges 0% 100% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 8, Athletics 1.

Retrosheet.org Boxscore:PHA193706202
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