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CLE
@BOS
5
4
CHW
@PHA
2
3
SLB
@WSH
1
4
PHI
@CHC
3
0
NYG
@CIN
7
8
BRO
@STL
2
1
Thursday, July 31, 1947,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: 1,010, Time of Game: 1:47
White Sox
2
42-56
 Lost 1 
7th, 23½ GB
at Athletics
3
49-48
 Won 1 
4th, 16 GB
W: Bill Dietrich (4-1)
L: Eddie Lopat (8-10)
S: Bob Savage (2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    2  6  1
Athletics       1  0  0   1  1  0   0  0  X    3 11  0

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Floyd Baker 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .255 .371 .308 .680 -0.075 1.20 0.028 -0.103 -0.5 0 5
Ralph Hodgin LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .214 .290 .250 .540 -0.080 1.10 0.036 -0.115 -0.7 2 0 GDP
Taffy Wright RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .284 .362 .338 .701 -0.111 1.14 0.000 -0.111 -0.8 2 0
Rudy York 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .220 .290 .357 .647 -0.014 0.92 0.058 -0.072 -0.2 12 0 2B
Luke Appling SS 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .309 .369 .429 .798 0.061 1.14 0.106 -0.046 0.4 1 2
Dave Philley CF 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .276 .323 .385 .707 -0.073 1.85 0.041 -0.114 0.2 4 0
Cass Michaels 2B 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .237 .320 .323 .643 0.021 1.88 0.143 -0.122 0.8 1 3 HBP
Mike Tresh C 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .203 .292 .219 .510 -0.051 1.74 0.066 -0.117 -0.7 2 0 GDP
Eddie Lopat P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .093 .140 .093 .233 -0.112 1.75 0.000 -0.112 -0.7 0 1
Team Totals 31 2 6 2 2 1 34 .194 .265 .226 .491 -0.434 1.39 0.478 -0.912 -2.2 24 11
2B: R York (13, off B Savage).
HBP: C Michaels (2, by B Dietrich).
TB: R York 2; L Appling 2; M Tresh; R Hodgin; C Michaels.
GIDP: R Hodgin (1); M Tresh (3).
RBI: C Michaels (14); D Philley (30).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Michaels-L Appling-R York.
E: M Tresh (1).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Barney McCosky LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .313 .380 .373 .753 0.056 0.80 0.095 -0.039 0.8 5 0
Eddie Joost SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .208 .359 .330 .690 -0.056 0.70 0.038 -0.095 -0.4 3 2
Elmer Valo RF 4 1 3 2 0 0 4 .276 .382 .391 .773 0.270 1.20 0.282 -0.012 2.5 1 0 3B
Ferris Fain 1B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .276 .411 .420 .831 -0.147 1.26 0.000 -0.147 -2.2 9 2 SH,GDP
   Dick Adams 1B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .172 .186 .345 .531 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Sam Chapman CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .235 .315 .348 .663 0.062 0.85 0.111 -0.049 0.1 4 0
Mike Guerra C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .205 .225 .248 .473 -0.061 0.63 0.000 -0.061 -0.8 1 0
Pete Suder 2B 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .233 .279 .338 .616 0.023 0.44 0.039 -0.016 0.5 1 2 3B
Gene Handley 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .254 .313 .305 .618 -0.067 0.74 0.002 -0.069 -0.7 1 2 IW
Bill Dietrich P 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 .100 .100 .100 .200 0.008 0.91 0.032 -0.025 0.2 0 3
   Bob Savage P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .030 .086 .030 .116 -0.022 0.42 0.000 -0.022 -0.7 1 2
Team Totals 33 3 11 3 2 1 36 .333 .371 .455 .826 0.066 0.80 0.599 -0.535 -0.8 27 13
3B: E Valo (5, off E Lopat); P Suder (3, off E Lopat).
SH: F Fain (6, off E Lopat).
IBB: G Handley (2, by E Lopat).
TB: E Valo 5; P Suder 5; B McCosky 2; B Dietrich; S Chapman; E Joost.
GIDP: F Fain (10).
RBI: E Valo 2 (27); S Chapman (50).
Team LOB: 9.
With RISP: 2 for 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Dietrich-E Joost-F Fain 2.
Baserunning
Pickoffs: P Suder (3rd base by E Lopat).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Eddie Lopat, L (8-10) 8 11 3 3 2 1 0 3.51 36 47 -0.064 0.80 0.8
Team Totals 8 11 3 3 2 1 0 3.38 36 47 -0.064 0.80 0.8

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bill Dietrich, W (4-1) 6 3 1 1 2 1 0 2.75 22 61 0.229 1.12 1.8
Bob Savage, S (2) 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 3.39 12 0 0 0.206 1.88 0.4
Team Totals 9 6 2 2 2 1 0 2.00 34 61 0 0 0.435 1.39 2.2
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: B Dietrich (1; C Michaels).
IBB: E Lopat (2; G Handley).
Pickoffs: E Lopat (0; P Suder, 3rd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Grieve, 1B - Red Jones, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill McGowan.
Time of Game: 1:47.
Attendance: 1,010.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Floyd Baker 3B 1 Barney McCosky LF
2 Ralph Hodgin LF 2 Eddie Joost SS
3 Taffy Wright RF 3 Elmer Valo RF
4 Rudy York 1B 4 Ferris Fain 1B
5 Luke Appling SS 5 Sam Chapman CF
6 Dave Philley CF 6 Mike Guerra C
7 Cass Michaels 2B 7 Pete Suder 2B
8 Mike Tresh C 8 Gene Handley 3B
9 Eddie Lopat P 9 Bill Dietrich P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 1 1-- R PHA E. Valo E. Lopat 14% 69% Triple to CF; Joost Scores
b4 1-1 1 -2- R PHA S. Chapman E. Lopat 11% 69% Single to CF; Valo Scores
t9 2-3 2 -2- O CHW C. Michaels B. Savage 11% 100% Flyball: CF
t2 0-1 1 12- R CHW C. Michaels B. Dietrich -11% 46% Single to LF; Philley to 2B; Appling Scores
b5 2-1 1 12- R PHA E. Valo E. Lopat 9% 84% Single to LF; Joost to 2B; McCosky Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, White Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Bill Dietrich facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CHW F. Baker B. Dietrich 2% 52% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CHW R. Hodgin B. Dietrich 1% 54% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t1 0-0 2 --- O CHW T. Wright B. Dietrich 1% 55% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, White Sox' Eddie Lopat facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PHA B. McCosky E. Lopat -2% 52% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- PHA E. Joost E. Lopat 2% 55% Single to 3B
b1 0-0 1 1-- R PHA E. Valo E. Lopat 14% 69% Triple to CF; Joost Scores
b1 1-0 1 --3 O PHA F. Fain E. Lopat -5% 64% Flyball: LF (Short LF)
b1 1-0 2 --3 O PHA S. Chapman E. Lopat -3% 61% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 0, Athletics 1.
Top of the 2nd, White Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Bill Dietrich facing 4-5-6
t2 0-1 0 --- O CHW R. York B. Dietrich 2% 63% Flyball: LF
t2 0-1 1 --- CHW L. Appling B. Dietrich -3% 61% Single to LF
t2 0-1 1 1-- CHW D. Philley B. Dietrich -4% 57% Walk; Appling to 2B
t2 0-1 1 12- R CHW C. Michaels B. Dietrich -11% 46% Single to LF; Philley to 2B; Appling Scores
t2 1-1 1 12- OO CHW M. Tresh B. Dietrich 9% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Eddie Lopat facing 6-7-8
b2 1-1 0 --- O PHA M. Guerra E. Lopat -2% 53% Lineout: CF
b2 1-1 1 --- O PHA P. Suder E. Lopat -2% 51% Flyball: CF
b2 1-1 2 --- O PHA G. Handley E. Lopat -1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 3rd, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Bill Dietrich facing 9-1-2
t3 1-1 0 --- O CHW E. Lopat B. Dietrich 2% 52% Flyball: CF
t3 1-1 1 --- CHW F. Baker B. Dietrich -3% 50% Walk
t3 1-1 1 1-- OO CHW R. Hodgin B. Dietrich 6% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: P-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Eddie Lopat facing 9-1-2
b3 1-1 0 --- O PHA B. Dietrich E. Lopat -2% 53% Strikeout Looking
b3 1-1 1 --- O PHA B. McCosky E. Lopat -2% 51% Lineout: RF
b3 1-1 2 --- O PHA E. Joost E. Lopat -1% 50% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 1.
Top of the 4th, White Sox Batting, Tied 1-1, Athletics' Bill Dietrich facing 3-4-5
t4 1-1 0 --- O CHW T. Wright B. Dietrich 3% 53% Popfly: 3B
t4 1-1 1 --- O CHW R. York B. Dietrich 2% 55% Lineout: LF
t4 1-1 2 --- O CHW L. Appling B. Dietrich 1% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Tied 1-1, White Sox' Eddie Lopat facing 3-4-5
b4 1-1 0 --- PHA E. Valo E. Lopat 4% 60% Single to RF
b4 1-1 0 1-- O PHA F. Fain E. Lopat -2% 58% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Valo to 2B
b4 1-1 1 -2- R PHA S. Chapman E. Lopat 11% 69% Single to CF; Valo Scores
b4 2-1 1 1-- O PHA M. Guerra E. Lopat -3% 67% Flyball: LF
b4 2-1 2 1-- PHA P. Suder E. Lopat 2% 69% Single to RF; Chapman to 3B
b4 2-1 2 1-3 O PHA G. Handley E. Lopat -5% 65% Groundout: 3B-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 2.
Top of the 5th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-2, Athletics' Bill Dietrich facing 6-7-8
t5 1-2 0 --- O CHW D. Philley B. Dietrich 3% 68% Flyball: LF
t5 1-2 1 --- CHW C. Michaels B. Dietrich -4% 64% Hit By Pitch
t5 1-2 1 1-- O CHW M. Tresh B. Dietrich 3% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B; Michaels to 2B
t5 1-2 2 -2- O CHW E. Lopat B. Dietrich 5% 72% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 2-1, White Sox' Eddie Lopat facing 9-1-2
b5 2-1 0 --- PHA B. Dietrich E. Lopat 3% 75% Single to CF
b5 2-1 0 1-- PHA B. McCosky E. Lopat 8% 83% Single to RF; Dietrich to 3B
b5 2-1 0 1-3 O PHA E. Joost E. Lopat -8% 75% Fielder's Choice 3B; Dietrich out at Hm/3B-C; McCosky to 2B
b5 2-1 1 12- R PHA E. Valo E. Lopat 9% 84% Single to LF; Joost to 2B; McCosky Scores
b5 3-1 1 12- OO PHA F. Fain E. Lopat -5% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 3.
Top of the 6th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Bill Dietrich facing 1-2-3
t6 1-3 0 --- O CHW F. Baker B. Dietrich 3% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
t6 1-3 1 --- CHW R. Hodgin B. Dietrich -4% 79% Single to 1B
t6 1-3 1 1-- O CHW T. Wright B. Dietrich 4% 83% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
t6 1-3 2 1-- O CHW R. York B. Dietrich 3% 85% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-1, White Sox' Eddie Lopat facing 5-6-7
b6 3-1 0 --- O PHA S. Chapman E. Lopat -1% 84% Flyball: CF
b6 3-1 1 --- O PHA M. Guerra E. Lopat -1% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 3-1 2 --- PHA P. Suder E. Lopat 1% 84% Single to SS
b6 3-1 2 1-- O PHA G. Handley E. Lopat -1% 83% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 3.
Top of the 7th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Bob Savage facing 5-6-7
Bob Savage replaces Bill Dietrich pitching and batting 9th
t7 1-3 0 --- O CHW L. Appling B. Savage 3% 86% Lineout: RF
t7 1-3 1 --- O CHW D. Philley B. Savage 2% 88% Flyball: LF
t7 1-3 2 --- O CHW C. Michaels B. Savage 1% 89% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-1, White Sox' Eddie Lopat facing 9-1-2
b7 3-1 0 --- O PHA B. Savage E. Lopat -1% 89% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 3-1 1 --- PHA B. McCosky E. Lopat 1% 90% Single to P
b7 3-1 1 1-- PHA E. Joost E. Lopat 1% 91% Walk; McCosky to 2B
b7 3-1 1 12- O PHA E. Valo E. Lopat -1% 90% Groundout: 1B unassisted; Joost to 2B; McCosky to 3B
b7 3-1 2 -23 O PHA F. Fain E. Lopat -2% 87% Lineout: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 3.
Top of the 8th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Bob Savage facing 8-9-1
t8 1-3 0 --- CHW M. Tresh B. Savage -7% 81% Single to CF
t8 1-3 0 1-- O CHW E. Lopat B. Savage 4% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B; Tresh to 2B
t8 1-3 1 -2- O CHW F. Baker B. Savage 5% 90% Groundout: P-1B; Tresh to 3B
t8 1-3 2 --3 O CHW R. Hodgin B. Savage 4% 94% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 3-1, White Sox' Eddie Lopat facing 5-6-7
b8 3-1 0 --- O PHA S. Chapman E. Lopat -1% 94% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 3-1 1 --- O PHA M. Guerra E. Lopat -0% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
b8 3-1 2 --- PHA P. Suder E. Lopat 1% 94% Triple to RF
b8 3-1 2 --3 PHA G. Handley E. Lopat 0% 94% Intentional Walk
b8 3-1 2 1-3 PHA B. Savage E. Lopat 0% 94% Suder Picked off 3B, safe on E2; Suder stays at 3B
b8 3-1 2 1-3 O PHA B. Savage E. Lopat -1% 93% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. White Sox 1, Athletics 3.
Top of the 9th, White Sox Batting, Behind 1-3, Athletics' Bob Savage facing 3-4-5
t9 1-3 0 --- O CHW T. Wright B. Savage 4% 97% Groundout: 1B-P
Dick Adams replaces Ferris Fain playing 1B batting 4th
t9 1-3 1 --- CHW R. York B. Savage -6% 91% Double to LF
t9 1-3 1 -2- CHW L. Appling B. Savage -8% 83% Single to CF; York to 3B
t9 1-3 1 1-3 RO CHW D. Philley B. Savage 6% 89% Groundout: P-1B; Appling to 2B; York Scores
t9 2-3 2 -2- O CHW C. Michaels B. Savage 11% 100% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. White Sox 2, Athletics 3.

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