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Scores
Standings
WSH
@BOS
7
6
WSH
@BOS
6
4
CHW
@CLE
5
2
 
(10)
SLB
@DET
3
2
SLB
@DET
5
5
 
(8)
NYY
@PHA
7
6
NYY
@PHA
2
0
BSN
@BRO
4
5
BSN
@BRO
5
2
PIT
@CHC
2
1
PIT
@CHC
6
3
PHI
@NYG
0
10
PHI
@NYG
6
7
CIN
@STL
0
4
CIN
@STL
6
6
Monday, September 4, 1939,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: 24,126, Time of Game: 1:43
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Yankees
2
90-38
 Won 2 
1st
at Athletics
0
45-82
 Lost 3 
7th, 44½ GB
W: Marius Russo (5-3)
L: Lynn Nelson (9-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  1   0  0  0   0  1  0    2  7  1
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  3  0

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Frankie Crosetti SS 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .224 .313 .315 .628 -0.026 0.98 0.034 -0.060 -0.2 1 1 SH
Red Rolfe 3B 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 .326 .402 .495 .897 0.164 1.12 0.197 -0.033 1.5 3 0 2B
Charlie Keller RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .351 .465 .512 .978 -0.021 1.22 0.089 -0.111 -0.3 0 1 2B
Joe DiMaggio CF 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .404 .469 .707 1.177 -0.017 1.22 0.057 -0.074 -0.4 9 0 2B
George Selkirk LF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .306 .456 .526 .982 -0.117 1.29 0.006 -0.123 -1.1 2 0
Joe Gordon 2B 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .294 .380 .517 .898 -0.008 1.14 0.155 -0.162 -0.3 2 3 2B,SB,2·CS
Buddy Rosar C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .361 .446 .431 .876 -0.087 0.82 0.000 -0.087 -1.1 4 0
Babe Dahlgren 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .242 .314 .393 .708 -0.086 0.78 0.000 -0.086 -1.0 5 1
Marius Russo P 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .242 .265 .303 .568 -0.028 0.84 0.039 -0.067 -0.3 1 2
Team Totals 31 2 7 2 4 3 36 .226 .314 .355 .669 -0.226 1.05 0.577 -0.803 -3.1 27 8
2B: J DiMaggio (29, off L Nelson); J Gordon (27, off L Nelson); R Rolfe (41, off L Nelson); C Keller (16, off L Nelson).
SH: F Crosetti (5, off L Nelson).
TB: R Rolfe 3; C Keller 2; J Gordon 2; J DiMaggio 2; F Crosetti; M Russo.
RBI: J DiMaggio (117); R Rolfe (67).
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 1 for 13.
Fielding
E: J Gordon (26).
Outfield Assists: C Keller (D Siebert at 3rd base).
Baserunning
SB: J Gordon (11, 2nd base off L Nelson/E Brucker).
CS: J Gordon 2 (10, 2nd base by L Nelson/E Brucker, Home by L Nelson POCS).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Wally Moses RF 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .302 .362 .409 .771 -0.015 0.98 0.056 -0.070 0.1 1 0 SB
Skeeter Newsome SS 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .211 .265 .259 .524 -0.086 0.97 0.015 -0.101 -0.7 2 3
Bob Johnson LF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .338 .441 .563 1.004 -0.087 1.33 0.031 -0.118 -0.6 4 0
Earle Brucker C 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .289 .383 .434 .816 -0.105 1.32 0.010 -0.115 -0.7 5 1
Dick Siebert 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .316 .354 .475 .828 0.000 1.55 0.074 -0.073 -0.3 9 2
   Frankie Hayes PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .290 .358 .527 .885 -0.018 0.65 0.000 -0.018 -0.1
Bill Nagel 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .250 .304 .440 .744 -0.118 1.57 0.000 -0.118 -0.8 0 3
Sam Chapman CF 3 0 1 0 0 1 3 .253 .330 .411 .741 -0.096 1.26 0.000 -0.096 -0.6 3 0
Dario Lodigiani 3B 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .268 .346 .387 .733 -0.101 1.20 0.000 -0.101 -0.6 1 3
Lynn Nelson P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .209 .221 .239 .459 -0.054 1.02 0.000 -0.054 -0.5 2 1
   Eric Tipton PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .227 .299 .318 .617 -0.048 1.82 0.000 -0.048 -0.3
   Cotton Pippen P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .189 .091 .280 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 30 0 3 0 2 3 32 .100 .156 .100 .256 -0.728 1.23 0.186 -0.912 -5.1 27 13
TB: S Chapman; B Johnson; S Newsome.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 4.
Baserunning
SB: W Moses (6, 2nd base off M Russo/B Rosar).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Marius Russo, W (5-3) 9 3 0 0 2 3 0 2.33 32 82 0.727 1.23 5.1
Team Totals 9 3 0 0 2 3 0 0.00 32 82 0.727 1.23 5.1

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lynn Nelson, L (9-10) 8 7 2 2 4 2 0 4.72 33 58 0.205 1.12 2.6
Cotton Pippen 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6.40 3 0 0 0.022 0.28 0.6
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 4 3 0 2.00 36 58 0 0 0.227 1.05 3.1
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: L Nelson (1; J Gordon, 4th base (CS)).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Steve Basil, 1B - Bill Summers, 2B - (none), 3B - George Pipgras.
Time of Game: 1:43.
Attendance: 24,126.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Frankie Crosetti SS 1 Wally Moses RF
2 Red Rolfe 3B 2 Skeeter Newsome SS
3 Charlie Keller RF 3 Bob Johnson LF
4 Joe DiMaggio CF 4 Earle Brucker C
5 George Selkirk LF 5 Dick Siebert 1B
6 Joe Gordon 2B 6 Bill Nagel 2B
7 Buddy Rosar C 7 Sam Chapman CF
8 Babe Dahlgren 1B 8 Dario Lodigiani 3B
9 Marius Russo P 9 Lynn Nelson P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 0-0 1 -2- R NYY R. Rolfe L. Nelson 10% 62% Single to CF; Russo Scores; Rolfe to 2B/Adv on throw
t8 1-0 1 1-- NYY C. Keller L. Nelson 9% 82% Double to CF; Rolfe to 3B
t2 0-0 1 --3 O NYY B. Dahlgren L. Nelson -8% 46% Gordon Caught Stealing (PO) Hm (P-3B)
b7 0-1 0 --- PHA D. Siebert M. Russo -7% 54% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Siebert to 1B
b7 0-1 0 1-- O PHA B. Nagel M. Russo 7% 61% Flyball: CF

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' Lynn Nelson facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYY F. Crosetti L. Nelson 3% 53% Single to LF
t1 0-0 0 1-- O NYY R. Rolfe L. Nelson -3% 50% Flyball: LF
t1 0-0 1 1-- O NYY C. Keller L. Nelson -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- NYY J. DiMaggio L. Nelson 3% 51% Double to LF; Crosetti to 3B
t1 0-0 2 -23 O NYY G. Selkirk L. Nelson -6% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- PHA W. Moses M. Russo -3% 42% Walk
b1 0-0 0 1-- PHA S. Newsome M. Russo -2% 39% Moses Steals 2B
b1 0-0 0 -2- O PHA S. Newsome M. Russo 4% 43% Flyball: CF
b1 0-0 1 -2- O PHA B. Johnson M. Russo 3% 47% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 -2- PHA E. Brucker M. Russo -1% 46% Walk
b1 0-0 2 12- O PHA D. Siebert M. Russo 4% 50% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Lynn Nelson facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- NYY J. Gordon L. Nelson 6% 56% Double to LF
t2 0-0 0 -2- O NYY B. Rosar L. Nelson -2% 54% Groundout: 3B-1B; Gordon to 3B
t2 0-0 1 --3 O NYY B. Dahlgren L. Nelson -8% 46% Gordon Caught Stealing (PO) Hm (P-3B)
t2 0-0 2 --- O NYY B. Dahlgren L. Nelson -1% 45% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 6-7-8
b2 0-0 0 --- O PHA B. Nagel M. Russo 2% 47% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-0 1 --- O PHA S. Chapman M. Russo 2% 49% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 --- O PHA D. Lodigiani M. Russo 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Lynn Nelson facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- NYY M. Russo L. Nelson 4% 54% Single to LF
t3 0-0 0 1-- O NYY F. Crosetti L. Nelson -2% 52% Bunt Groundout: 3B-1B/Sacrifice; Russo to 2B
t3 0-0 1 -2- R NYY R. Rolfe L. Nelson 10% 62% Single to CF; Russo Scores; Rolfe to 2B/Adv on throw
t3 1-0 1 -2- O NYY C. Keller L. Nelson -3% 59% Groundout: 1B-P
t3 1-0 2 -2- O NYY J. DiMaggio L. Nelson -3% 55% Foul Flyball: C
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 9-1-2
b3 0-1 0 --- O PHA L. Nelson M. Russo 3% 58% Flyball: CF
b3 0-1 1 --- O PHA W. Moses M. Russo 2% 60% Strikeout
b3 0-1 2 --- PHA S. Newsome M. Russo -2% 59% Single to 2B
b3 0-1 2 1-- PHA B. Johnson M. Russo -3% 56% Single to CF; Newsome to 3B
b3 0-1 2 1-3 O PHA E. Brucker M. Russo 6% 61% Groundout: 2B-SS/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Lynn Nelson facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- O NYY G. Selkirk L. Nelson -2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- NYY J. Gordon L. Nelson 3% 62% Walk
t4 1-0 1 1-- O NYY B. Rosar L. Nelson -4% 57% Gordon Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
t4 1-0 2 --- O NYY B. Rosar L. Nelson -1% 56% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 5-6-7
b4 0-1 0 --- O PHA D. Siebert M. Russo 3% 59% Groundout: P-1B
b4 0-1 1 --- O PHA B. Nagel M. Russo 2% 61% Flyball: 2B
b4 0-1 2 --- O PHA S. Chapman M. Russo 2% 63% Lineout: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Lynn Nelson facing 8-9-1
t5 1-0 0 --- O NYY B. Dahlgren L. Nelson -3% 60% Flyball: LF
t5 1-0 1 --- O NYY M. Russo L. Nelson -2% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 1-0 2 --- O NYY F. Crosetti L. Nelson -1% 57% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 8-9-1
b5 0-1 0 --- O PHA D. Lodigiani M. Russo 4% 61% Flyball: LF
b5 0-1 1 --- O PHA L. Nelson M. Russo 3% 63% Flyball: CF
b5 0-1 2 --- O PHA W. Moses M. Russo 2% 65% Lineout: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Lynn Nelson facing 2-3-4
t6 1-0 0 --- NYY R. Rolfe L. Nelson 7% 72% Double to RF
t6 1-0 0 -2- O NYY C. Keller L. Nelson -5% 67% Flyball: RF
t6 1-0 1 -2- O NYY J. DiMaggio L. Nelson -4% 63% Strikeout
t6 1-0 2 -2- O NYY G. Selkirk L. Nelson -4% 59% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 2-3-4
b6 0-1 0 --- O PHA S. Newsome M. Russo 4% 63% Lineout: 3B
b6 0-1 1 --- O PHA B. Johnson M. Russo 3% 66% Lineout: 3B
b6 0-1 2 --- O PHA E. Brucker M. Russo 2% 68% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Lynn Nelson facing 6-7-8
t7 1-0 0 --- NYY J. Gordon L. Nelson 4% 72% Walk
t7 1-0 0 1-- NYY B. Rosar L. Nelson 3% 75% Gordon Steals 2B
t7 1-0 0 -2- O NYY B. Rosar L. Nelson -5% 70% Flyball: CF
t7 1-0 1 -2- O NYY B. Dahlgren L. Nelson -4% 66% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 1-0 2 -2- O NYY M. Russo L. Nelson -4% 62% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 5-6-7
b7 0-1 0 --- PHA D. Siebert M. Russo -7% 54% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball); Siebert to 1B
b7 0-1 0 1-- O PHA B. Nagel M. Russo 7% 61% Flyball: CF
b7 0-1 1 1-- O PHA S. Chapman M. Russo 6% 68% Single to RF; Siebert out at 3B/RF-3B
b7 0-1 2 1-- O PHA D. Lodigiani M. Russo 5% 73% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Lynn Nelson facing 1-2-3
t8 1-0 0 --- O NYY F. Crosetti L. Nelson -3% 70% Flyball: CF
t8 1-0 1 --- NYY R. Rolfe L. Nelson 3% 73% Walk
t8 1-0 1 1-- NYY C. Keller L. Nelson 9% 82% Double to CF; Rolfe to 3B
t8 1-0 1 -23 RO NYY J. DiMaggio L. Nelson 2% 84% Groundout: SS-1B; Rolfe Scores; Keller to 3B
t8 2-0 2 --3 NYY G. Selkirk L. Nelson 1% 85% Walk
t8 2-0 2 1-3 O NYY J. Gordon L. Nelson -3% 81% Flyball: SS
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 9-1-2
Eric Tipton pinch hits for Lynn Nelson (P) batting 9th
b8 0-2 0 --- O PHA E. Tipton M. Russo 5% 86% Foul Flyball: C
b8 0-2 1 --- O PHA W. Moses M. Russo 3% 90% Groundout: P-1B
b8 0-2 2 --- O PHA S. Newsome M. Russo 2% 92% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 0.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Cotton Pippen facing 7-8-9
Cotton Pippen replaces Eric Tipton (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 2-0 0 --- O NYY B. Rosar C. Pippen -1% 91% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 2-0 1 --- O NYY B. Dahlgren C. Pippen -1% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 2-0 2 --- O NYY M. Russo C. Pippen -1% 89% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Yankees' Marius Russo facing 3-4-5
b9 0-2 0 --- O PHA B. Johnson M. Russo 5% 95% Flyball: CF
b9 0-2 1 --- O PHA E. Brucker M. Russo 4% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
Frankie Hayes pinch hits for Dick Siebert (1B) batting 5th
b9 0-2 2 --- O PHA F. Hayes M. Russo 2% 100% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 2, Athletics 0.

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