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Scores
Standings
SLB
@NYY
7
3
SLB
@NYY
2
11
CLE
@PHA
8
4
CLE
@PHA
2
10
DET
@WSH
6
5
PHI
@CHC
3
4
NYG
@CIN
3
2
BRO
@PIT
6
5
BSN
@STL
8
5
BSN
@STL
2
0
Sunday, June 25, 1939,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: 19,302, Time of Game: 1:59
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Indians
2
32-28
 Lost 1 
3rd, 15 GB
at Athletics
10
24-35
 Won 1 
6th, 22½ GB
W: George Caster (5-7)
L: Al Milnar (4-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         0  0  1   1  0  0   0  0  0    2  7  2
Athletics       0  0  0   2  0  2   1  5  X   10 10  1

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Rollie Hemsley C 4 0 1 0 0 0 5 .232 .274 .310 .584 -0.040 0.95 0.041 -0.081 -0.9 0 0 SH
Bruce Campbell RF 5 0 2 0 0 1 5 .307 .398 .490 .888 0.094 1.30 0.165 -0.070 0.6 1 0 2B,SB
Ben Chapman CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .276 .366 .438 .805 -0.072 1.48 0.098 -0.170 -0.5 5 0
Hal Trosky 1B 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .321 .398 .529 .928 0.028 1.38 0.052 -0.024 0.2 7 0
Jeff Heath LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .286 .353 .507 .860 -0.134 2.03 0.061 -0.194 -0.9 2 0 2B
Ken Keltner 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .335 .397 .536 .932 -0.025 1.10 0.060 -0.086 -0.1 3 4
Oscar Grimes 2B 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .220 .315 .283 .598 -0.079 0.91 0.000 -0.079 -0.9 3 4
Skeeter Webb SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .261 .298 .333 .631 -0.062 0.60 0.000 -0.062 -0.7 3 0
Al Milnar P 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 .250 .357 .292 .649 0.055 0.84 0.055 0.000 0.6 0 0
   Roy Weatherly PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .306 .359 .365 .723 -0.037 1.39 0.000 -0.037 -0.3
   Joe Dobson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .282 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
   Odell Hale PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .345 .396 .476 .872 -0.001 0.02 0.000 -0.001 -0.3
Team Totals 34 2 7 1 3 5 38 .206 .270 .265 .535 -0.273 1.17 0.532 -0.804 -3.1 24 9
2B: B Campbell (8, off G Caster); J Heath (17, off G Caster).
SH: R Hemsley (5, off G Caster).
TB: B Campbell 3; J Heath 2; K Keltner; A Milnar; H Trosky; R Hemsley.
RBI: O Grimes (14).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 1 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Keltner-O Grimes-H Trosky.
E: S Webb (11); R Hemsley (5).
Baserunning
SB: B Campbell (3, 2nd base off G Caster/E Brucker).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dario Lodigiani 3B 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .191 .258 .292 .550 -0.105 0.96 0.019 -0.124 -0.2 1 2 2B
Wayne Ambler SS 3 2 0 0 2 0 5 .222 .310 .294 .604 -0.061 0.67 0.018 -0.079 -0.2 2 1
Dee Miles RF 3 2 1 3 1 0 5 .321 .345 .401 .746 0.024 0.59 0.058 -0.034 2.5 2 0 3B,SH
Bob Johnson CF 3 1 2 2 2 0 5 .315 .421 .568 .989 0.120 0.94 0.155 -0.035 2.6 4 0 2B
Earle Brucker C 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .270 .387 .438 .825 -0.088 1.04 0.000 -0.088 -1.6 5 0 GDP
Sam Chapman 1B 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .286 .347 .498 .844 0.168 1.08 0.201 -0.034 1.1 7 0 SB
Eric Tipton LF 3 2 1 1 1 0 4 .333 .419 .407 .827 0.092 0.95 0.187 -0.095 0.6 3 0 3B
Joe Gantenbein 2B 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .286 .360 .389 .749 0.149 1.08 0.154 -0.004 1.1 2 1
George Caster P 3 1 1 0 0 0 4 .250 .250 .250 .500 -0.069 1.10 0.015 -0.084 -0.3 1 1 SH
Team Totals 32 10 10 10 7 0 41 .312 .436 .500 .936 0.230 0.93 0.807 -0.577 5.4 27 5
2B: D Lodigiani (7, off J Dobson); B Johnson (16, off J Dobson).
3B: E Tipton (1, off A Milnar); D Miles (2, off J Dobson).
SH: G Caster (2, off A Milnar); D Miles (6, off J Dobson).
TB: E Tipton 3; D Miles 3; B Johnson 3; D Lodigiani 2; J Gantenbein 2; S Chapman 2; G Caster.
GIDP: E Brucker (3).
RBI: D Miles 3 (19); B Johnson 2 (42); S Chapman 2 (35); D Lodigiani (11); J Gantenbein (17); E Tipton (3).
2-out RBI: D Miles 3; E Tipton; B Johnson; J Gantenbein; D Lodigiani.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 6 for 13.
Fielding
E: W Ambler (9).
Baserunning
SB: S Chapman (4, 2nd base off A Milnar/R Hemsley).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Al Milnar, L (4-5) 6 5 4 4 4 0 0 4.41 28 42 -0.157 1.24 -0.6
Joe Dobson 2 5 6 6 3 0 0 7.26 13 0 0 -0.071 0.23 -4.9
Team Totals 8 10 10 10 7 0 0 11.25 41 42 0 0 -0.228 0.93 -5.4

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
George Caster, W (5-7) 9 7 2 1 3 5 0 3.84 38 69 0.272 1.17 3.1
Team Totals 9 7 2 1 3 5 0 1.00 38 69 0.272 1.17 3.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Harry Geisel, 1B - Steve Basil, 2B - (none), 3B - Joe Rue.
Time of Game: 1:59.
Attendance: 19,302.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Rollie Hemsley C 1 Dario Lodigiani 3B
2 Bruce Campbell RF 2 Wayne Ambler SS
3 Ben Chapman CF 3 Dee Miles RF
4 Hal Trosky 1B 4 Bob Johnson CF
5 Jeff Heath LF 5 Earle Brucker C
6 Ken Keltner 3B 6 Sam Chapman 1B
7 Oscar Grimes 2B 7 Eric Tipton LF
8 Skeeter Webb SS 8 Joe Gantenbein 2B
9 Al Milnar P 9 George Caster P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b6 2-2 2 1-- R PHA E. Tipton A. Milnar 18% 72% Triple to RF; Chapman Scores
b4 0-2 1 -23 RR PHA S. Chapman A. Milnar 13% 56% Single to CF; Miles Scores; Johnson Scores
t7 2-4 2 123 O CLE J. Heath G. Caster 12% 88% Flyball: LF
t7 2-4 1 -23 O CLE B. Chapman G. Caster 11% 78% Strikeout
t3 0-0 2 -2- R CLE B. Chapman G. Caster -10% 42% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Milnar Scores/unER/No RBI

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, Athletics' George Caster facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CLE R. Hemsley G. Caster 2% 52% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 --- CLE B. Campbell G. Caster -4% 48% Double to RF
t1 0-0 1 -2- O CLE B. Chapman G. Caster 3% 52% Flyball: 1B
t1 0-0 2 -2- CLE H. Trosky G. Caster -1% 51% Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- O CLE J. Heath G. Caster 4% 55% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Al Milnar facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PHA D. Lodigiani A. Milnar -2% 53% Flyball: 2B
b1 0-0 1 --- O PHA W. Ambler A. Milnar -2% 51% Flyball: SS
b1 0-0 2 --- O PHA D. Miles A. Milnar -1% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' George Caster facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O CLE K. Keltner G. Caster 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 1 --- O CLE O. Grimes G. Caster 2% 54% Flyball: RF
t2 0-0 2 --- O CLE S. Webb G. Caster 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Indians' Al Milnar facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- PHA B. Johnson A. Milnar 4% 59% Walk
b2 0-0 0 1-- O PHA E. Brucker A. Milnar -3% 56% Flyball: CF
b2 0-0 1 1-- O PHA S. Chapman A. Milnar -3% 52% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
b2 0-0 2 1-- O PHA E. Tipton A. Milnar -2% 50% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' George Caster facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- CLE A. Milnar G. Caster -4% 46% Single to RF
t3 0-0 0 1-- O CLE R. Hemsley G. Caster 2% 48% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Milnar to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- O CLE B. Campbell G. Caster 4% 52% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 2 -2- R CLE B. Chapman G. Caster -10% 42% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Milnar Scores/unER/No RBI
t3 1-0 2 1-- O CLE H. Trosky G. Caster 2% 45% Lineout: 1B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Indians' Al Milnar facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- PHA J. Gantenbein A. Milnar 4% 49% Single to SS
b3 0-1 0 1-- O PHA G. Caster A. Milnar -2% 47% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Gantenbein to 2B
b3 0-1 1 -2- O PHA D. Lodigiani A. Milnar -4% 42% Lineout: LF
b3 0-1 2 -2- O PHA W. Ambler A. Milnar -4% 39% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' George Caster facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- CLE J. Heath G. Caster -6% 32% Double to CF
t4 1-0 0 -2- CLE K. Keltner G. Caster -6% 26% Single to RF; Heath to 3B
t4 1-0 0 1-3 RO CLE O. Grimes G. Caster 2% 28% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Heath Scores
t4 2-0 1 1-- O CLE S. Webb G. Caster 2% 31% Lineout: 1B
t4 2-0 2 1-- CLE A. Milnar G. Caster -2% 29% Walk; Grimes to 2B
t4 2-0 2 12- O CLE R. Hemsley G. Caster 4% 33% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Al Milnar facing 3-4-5
b4 0-2 0 --- PHA D. Miles A. Milnar 5% 37% Walk
b4 0-2 0 1-- PHA B. Johnson A. Milnar 7% 45% Walk; Miles to 2B
b4 0-2 0 12- O PHA E. Brucker A. Milnar -1% 43% Groundout: 2B-1B; Miles to 3B; Johnson to 2B
b4 0-2 1 -23 RR PHA S. Chapman A. Milnar 13% 56% Single to CF; Miles Scores; Johnson Scores
b4 2-2 1 1-- PHA E. Tipton A. Milnar 5% 62% Chapman Steals 2B; Chapman to 3B/Adv on E2 (throw)
b4 2-2 1 --3 O PHA E. Tipton A. Milnar -7% 55% Flyball: CF
b4 2-2 2 --3 PHA J. Gantenbein A. Milnar 1% 56% Walk
b4 2-2 2 1-3 O PHA G. Caster A. Milnar -6% 50% Flyball: CF
2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 2.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, Athletics' George Caster facing 2-3-4
t5 2-2 0 --- O CLE B. Campbell G. Caster 3% 53% Strikeout
t5 2-2 1 --- O CLE B. Chapman G. Caster 2% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
t5 2-2 2 --- CLE H. Trosky G. Caster -2% 54% Single to RF
t5 2-2 2 1-- O CLE J. Heath G. Caster 3% 57% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Al Milnar facing 1-2-3
b5 2-2 0 --- O PHA D. Lodigiani A. Milnar -3% 54% Foul Flyball: 3B
b5 2-2 1 --- O PHA W. Ambler A. Milnar -2% 52% Flyball: LF
b5 2-2 2 --- O PHA D. Miles A. Milnar -2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 2.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Tied 2-2, Athletics' George Caster facing 6-7-8
t6 2-2 0 --- O CLE K. Keltner G. Caster 4% 54% Flyball: 2B
t6 2-2 1 --- O CLE O. Grimes G. Caster 3% 56% Lineout: P
t6 2-2 2 --- O CLE S. Webb G. Caster 2% 58% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Tied 2-2, Indians' Al Milnar facing 4-5-6
b6 2-2 0 --- O PHA B. Johnson A. Milnar -3% 54% Flyball: SS
b6 2-2 1 --- O PHA E. Brucker A. Milnar -3% 52% Lineout: RF
b6 2-2 2 --- PHA S. Chapman A. Milnar 2% 54% Single to LF
b6 2-2 2 1-- R PHA E. Tipton A. Milnar 18% 72% Triple to RF; Chapman Scores
b6 3-2 2 --3 R PHA J. Gantenbein A. Milnar 10% 82% Single to CF; Tipton Scores
b6 4-2 2 1-- PHA G. Caster A. Milnar 1% 83% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Gantenbein to 2B
b6 4-2 2 12- O PHA D. Lodigiani A. Milnar -3% 80% Flyball: 3B
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 4.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-4, Athletics' George Caster facing 9-1-2
Roy Weatherly pinch hits for Al Milnar (P) batting 9th
t7 2-4 0 --- O CLE R. Weatherly G. Caster 4% 84% Flyball: CF
t7 2-4 1 --- CLE R. Hemsley G. Caster -4% 80% Single to LF
t7 2-4 1 1-- CLE B. Campbell G. Caster -9% 71% Single to CF; Hemsley to 3B
t7 2-4 1 1-3 CLE B. Chapman G. Caster -4% 67% Campbell Steals 2B
t7 2-4 1 -23 O CLE B. Chapman G. Caster 11% 78% Strikeout
t7 2-4 2 -23 CLE H. Trosky G. Caster -2% 76% Walk
t7 2-4 2 123 O CLE J. Heath G. Caster 12% 88% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 4.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 4-2, Indians' Joe Dobson facing 2-3-4
Joe Dobson replaces Roy Weatherly (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b7 4-2 0 --- PHA W. Ambler J. Dobson 2% 90% Walk
b7 4-2 0 1-- O PHA D. Miles J. Dobson -1% 89% Bunt Groundout: P-1B/Sacrifice; Ambler to 2B
b7 4-2 1 -2- R PHA B. Johnson J. Dobson 5% 94% Single to CF; Ambler Scores
b7 5-2 1 1-- OO PHA E. Brucker J. Dobson -2% 92% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 5.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-5, Athletics' George Caster facing 6-7-8
t8 2-5 0 --- O CLE K. Keltner G. Caster 3% 95% Flyball: SS
t8 2-5 1 --- O CLE O. Grimes G. Caster 2% 96% Strikeout
t8 2-5 2 --- O CLE S. Webb G. Caster 1% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 5.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-2, Indians' Joe Dobson facing 6-7-8
b8 5-2 0 --- O PHA S. Chapman J. Dobson -0% 97% Foul Flyball: 3B
b8 5-2 1 --- PHA E. Tipton J. Dobson 0% 97% Walk
b8 5-2 1 1-- O PHA J. Gantenbein J. Dobson -0% 96% Flyball: CF
b8 5-2 2 1-- PHA G. Caster J. Dobson 0% 97% Single to LF; Tipton to 2B
b8 5-2 2 12- R PHA D. Lodigiani J. Dobson 2% 99% Double to CF; Tipton Scores; Caster to 3B
b8 6-2 2 -23 PHA W. Ambler J. Dobson 0% 99% Walk
b8 6-2 2 123 RRR PHA D. Miles J. Dobson 1% 100% Triple to RF; Caster Scores; Lodigiani Scores; Ambler Scores
b8 9-2 2 --3 R PHA B. Johnson J. Dobson 0% 100% Double to CF; Miles Scores
b8 10-2 2 -2- O PHA E. Brucker J. Dobson -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
5 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 10.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Behind 2-10, Athletics' George Caster facing 9-1-2
Odell Hale pinch hits for Joe Dobson (P) batting 9th
t9 2-10 0 --- O CLE O. Hale G. Caster 0% 100% Flyball: 2B
t9 2-10 1 --- O CLE R. Hemsley G. Caster 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 2-10 2 --- O CLE B. Campbell G. Caster 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 10.

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