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Scores
Standings
DET
@BOS
9
12
SLB
@NYY
1
12
CLE
@PHA
10
2
CHW
@WSH
2
5
PHI
@CHC
2
5
PHI
@CHC
8
3
NYG
@CIN
0
1
BSN
@PIT
11
3
BRO
@STL
3
5
Tuesday, July 18, 1950,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: 4,699, Time of Game: 2:25
Indians
10
50-35
 Won 1 
3rd, 5½ GB
at Athletics
2
29-55
 Lost 4 
8th, 26 GB
W: Bob Lemon (14-4)
L: Bobby Shantz (6-9)
S: Al Benton (4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         2  0  2   0  0  0   0  5  1   10 11  0
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  1   1  0  0    2  9  4

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Lou Boudreau SS 3 1 1 2 2 0 .265 .720 0.050 0.63 0.078 -0.028 2.1 3 2 2B
Joe Gordon 2B 5 2 1 0 0 0 .235 .724 0.061 0.48 0.080 -0.020 0.2 2 2
Luke Easter 1B 5 1 1 1 0 1 .293 .945 0.038 0.63 0.081 -0.043 0.9 10 0
Al Rosen 3B 4 2 1 3 1 0 .295 1.027 0.136 0.54 0.164 -0.028 1.1 0 2 HR
Larry Doby CF 5 1 2 0 0 1 .350 .997 0.016 0.42 0.051 -0.034 0.8 3 0
Allie Clark LF 4 1 2 1 1 0 .224 .684 0.006 0.41 0.025 -0.019 0.6 2 1 2B,IW
Bob Kennedy RF 5 1 1 2 0 0 .293 .835 -0.004 0.62 0.060 -0.064 -0.5 1 0 GDP
Jim Hegan C 4 0 1 0 0 0 .255 .788 -0.025 0.34 0.005 -0.030 -0.7 6 0
Bob Lemon P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .823 -0.028 0.34 0.000 -0.028 -0.6 0 5
   Bobby Avila PH 1 1 1 1 0 0 .300 .779 0.020 0.33 0.020 0.000 0.9
   Al Benton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .650 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 39 10 11 10 4 2 .282 .759 0.270 0.50 0.564 -0.294 5.0 27 12
2B: A Clark (4, off B Shantz); L Boudreau (9, off B Shantz).
HR: A Rosen (27, off B Shantz; 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
IBB: A Clark (1, by B Shantz).
TB: A Rosen 4; A Clark 3; L Doby 2; L Boudreau 2; B Avila; L Easter; J Hegan; B Kennedy; J Gordon.
GIDP: B Kennedy (10).
RBI: A Rosen 3 (81); L Boudreau 2 (17); B Kennedy 2 (29); B Avila (12); A Clark (13); L Easter (52).
2-out RBI: A Rosen 2; L Boudreau 2; B Avila.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 5 for 13.
Fielding
Outfield Assists: A Clark (F Fain at 2nd base).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bob Dillinger 3B 4 0 0 0 1 0 .313 .819 -0.163 1.70 0.037 -0.200 -1.6 1 4
Elmer Valo RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 .268 .802 -0.101 0.80 0.000 -0.101 -1.3 5 0
Paul Lehner LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .782 -0.072 0.56 0.000 -0.072 -1.0 3 0
Sam Chapman CF 5 1 1 0 0 1 .277 .842 -0.038 0.47 0.016 -0.053 -0.6 3 0
Ferris Fain 1B 4 1 4 1 0 0 .272 .852 0.136 0.80 0.158 -0.021 1.5 8 0 2B
Billy Hitchcock 2B 2 0 0 0 2 2 .319 .815 0.044 1.24 0.085 -0.041 0.2 4 3
Kermit Wahl SS 4 0 2 0 0 1 .224 .529 -0.107 1.48 0.029 -0.136 -0.7 0 4
Joe Tipton C 4 0 2 1 0 1 .259 .625 0.031 1.06 0.084 -0.053 0.5 2 0
Bobby Shantz P 1 0 0 0 2 0 .190 .506 0.041 1.70 0.079 -0.038 0.2 1 0
   Bob Hooper P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .150 .446 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Barney McCosky PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .705 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.2
   Joe Coleman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 35 2 9 2 5 6 .257 .636 -0.230 1.03 0.488 -0.716 -3.0 27 11
2B: F Fain (12, off B Lemon).
TB: F Fain 5; K Wahl 2; J Tipton 2; S Chapman.
RBI: F Fain (47); J Tipton (3).
2-out RBI: F Fain; J Tipton.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 1 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Hitchcock-F Fain.
E: K Wahl (5); F Fain (12); S Chapman 2 (6).

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bob Lemon, W (14-4) 7 9 2 2 5 4 0 4.04 34 50 0.225 1.20 1.9
Al Benton, S (4) 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 3.72 6 0 0 0.005 0.04 1.1
Team Totals 9 9 2 2 5 6 0 2.00 40 50 0 0 0.230 1.03 3.0

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Bobby Shantz, L (6-9) 7.2 10 9 8 4 2 1 4.72 37 23 -0.270 0.58 -4.9
Bob Hooper 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.22 1 1 0 0.001 0.03 0.3
Joe Coleman 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 9.53 5 0 0 -0.001 0.00 -0.4
Team Totals 9 11 10 8 4 2 1 8.00 43 23 1 0 -0.270 0.50 -5.0
Balks: B Shantz (2).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: B Shantz (2; A Clark).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eddie Rommel, 1B - Hank Soar, 2B - Joe Paparella, 3B - Cal Hubbard.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Lou Boudreau SS 1 Bob Dillinger 3B
2 Joe Gordon 2B 2 Elmer Valo RF
3 Luke Easter 1B 3 Paul Lehner LF
4 Al Rosen 3B 4 Sam Chapman CF
5 Larry Doby CF 5 Ferris Fain 1B
6 Allie Clark LF 6 Billy Hitchcock 2B
7 Bob Kennedy RF 7 Kermit Wahl SS
8 Jim Hegan C 8 Joe Tipton C
9 Bob Lemon P 9 Bobby Shantz P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 2-0 2 1-- RR CLE A. Rosen B. Shantz 15% 83% Home Run; Gordon Scores
b6 1-4 2 123 O PHA B. Dillinger B. Lemon 10% 88% Groundout: P-1B
b7 1-4 2 1-- R PHA F. Fain B. Lemon -9% 80% Double to RF; Chapman Scores
b2 0-2 2 123 O PHA B. Dillinger B. Lemon 8% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 R CLE L. Easter B. Shantz 8% 70% Single to CF; Gordon to 3B/Adv on E8; Boudreau Scores

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' Bobby Shantz facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- CLE L. Boudreau B. Shantz 3% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- CLE J. Gordon B. Shantz 2% 56% Balk; Boudreau to 2B
t1 0-0 0 -2- CLE J. Gordon B. Shantz 6% 62% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Boudreau to 3B
t1 0-0 0 1-3 R CLE L. Easter B. Shantz 8% 70% Single to CF; Gordon to 3B/Adv on E8; Boudreau Scores
t1 1-0 0 1-3 RO CLE A. Rosen B. Shantz -2% 68% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Gordon Scores/unER
t1 2-0 1 1-- O CLE L. Doby B. Shantz -2% 66% Strikeout
t1 2-0 2 1-- O CLE A. Clark B. Shantz -2% 64% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 1-2-3
b1 0-2 0 --- PHA B. Dillinger B. Lemon -4% 60% Walk
b1 0-2 0 1-- O PHA E. Valo B. Lemon 4% 64% Flyball: LF
b1 0-2 1 1-- O PHA P. Lehner B. Lemon 3% 66% Flyball: CF
b1 0-2 2 1-- O PHA S. Chapman B. Lemon 2% 69% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 7-8-9
t2 2-0 0 --- O CLE B. Kennedy B. Shantz -2% 67% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 2-0 1 --- O CLE J. Hegan B. Shantz -1% 66% Flyball: CF
t2 2-0 2 --- O CLE B. Lemon B. Shantz -1% 65% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 5-6-7
b2 0-2 0 --- PHA F. Fain B. Lemon -4% 61% Single to SS
b2 0-2 0 1-- PHA B. Hitchcock B. Lemon -6% 55% Walk; Fain to 2B
b2 0-2 0 12- O PHA K. Wahl B. Lemon 6% 61% Strikeout
b2 0-2 1 12- O PHA J. Tipton B. Lemon 5% 66% Flyball: CF
b2 0-2 2 12- PHA B. Shantz B. Lemon -3% 62% Walk; Fain to 3B; Hitchcock to 2B
b2 0-2 2 123 O PHA B. Dillinger B. Lemon 8% 70% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 2, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Indians Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 1-2-3
t3 2-0 0 --- O CLE L. Boudreau B. Shantz -2% 68% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 2-0 1 --- CLE J. Gordon B. Shantz 2% 70% Single to LF
t3 2-0 1 1-- O CLE L. Easter B. Shantz -2% 68% Strikeout
t3 2-0 2 1-- RR CLE A. Rosen B. Shantz 15% 83% Home Run; Gordon Scores
t3 4-0 2 --- O CLE L. Doby B. Shantz -1% 82% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 2-3-4
b3 0-4 0 --- O PHA E. Valo B. Lemon 2% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-4 1 --- O PHA P. Lehner B. Lemon 1% 86% Flyball: SS
b3 0-4 2 --- O PHA S. Chapman B. Lemon 1% 87% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 4th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 6-7-8
t4 4-0 0 --- CLE A. Clark B. Shantz 1% 88% Single to CF
t4 4-0 0 1-- OO CLE B. Kennedy B. Shantz -3% 85% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-1B
t4 4-0 2 --- CLE J. Hegan B. Shantz 1% 85% Single to 2B
t4 4-0 2 1-- O CLE B. Lemon B. Shantz -1% 84% Flyball: 3B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 5-6-7
b4 0-4 0 --- O PHA F. Fain B. Lemon 2% 86% Single to LF; Fain out at 2B/LF-SS-1B
b4 0-4 1 --- O PHA B. Hitchcock B. Lemon 1% 88% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-4 2 --- PHA K. Wahl B. Lemon -1% 87% Single to LF
b4 0-4 2 1-- PHA J. Tipton B. Lemon -2% 85% Single to SS; Wahl to 2B
b4 0-4 2 12- O PHA B. Shantz B. Lemon 4% 89% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 5th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 1-2-3
t5 4-0 0 --- O CLE L. Boudreau B. Shantz -1% 88% Flyball: RF
t5 4-0 1 --- O CLE J. Gordon B. Shantz -1% 87% Groundout: SS-1B
t5 4-0 2 --- O CLE L. Easter B. Shantz -1% 87% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 1-2-3
b5 0-4 0 --- O PHA B. Dillinger B. Lemon 2% 89% Groundout: P-1B
b5 0-4 1 --- O PHA E. Valo B. Lemon 1% 90% Strikeout
b5 0-4 2 --- O PHA P. Lehner B. Lemon 1% 91% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 6th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 4-5-6
t6 4-0 0 --- O CLE A. Rosen B. Shantz -1% 90% Groundout: 3B-1B
t6 4-0 1 --- O CLE L. Doby B. Shantz -1% 90% Flyball: CF
t6 4-0 2 --- CLE A. Clark B. Shantz 1% 90% Double to RF
t6 4-0 2 -2- O CLE B. Kennedy B. Shantz -1% 89% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 4-5-6
b6 0-4 0 --- O PHA S. Chapman B. Lemon 2% 91% Lineout: LF
b6 0-4 1 --- PHA F. Fain B. Lemon -2% 89% Single to LF
b6 0-4 1 1-- O PHA B. Hitchcock B. Lemon 3% 92% Strikeout
b6 0-4 2 1-- PHA K. Wahl B. Lemon -2% 90% Single to 2B; Fain to 2B
b6 0-4 2 12- R PHA J. Tipton B. Lemon -7% 83% Single to LF; Wahl to 2B; Fain Scores
b6 1-4 2 12- PHA B. Shantz B. Lemon -4% 79% Walk; Wahl to 3B; Tipton to 2B
b6 1-4 2 123 O PHA B. Dillinger B. Lemon 10% 88% Groundout: P-1B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Top of the 7th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 8-9-1
t7 4-1 0 --- O CLE J. Hegan B. Shantz -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-1B
t7 4-1 1 --- O CLE B. Lemon B. Shantz -1% 87% Groundout: 2B-P
t7 4-1 2 --- CLE L. Boudreau B. Shantz 1% 87% Walk
t7 4-1 2 1-- O CLE J. Gordon B. Shantz -1% 86% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Indians' Bob Lemon facing 2-3-4
b7 1-4 0 --- O PHA E. Valo B. Lemon 3% 89% Groundout: P-1B
b7 1-4 1 --- O PHA P. Lehner B. Lemon 2% 91% Flyball: 2B
b7 1-4 2 --- PHA S. Chapman B. Lemon -2% 89% Single to CF
b7 1-4 2 1-- R PHA F. Fain B. Lemon -9% 80% Double to RF; Chapman Scores
b7 2-4 2 -2- PHA B. Hitchcock B. Lemon -2% 78% Walk
b7 2-4 2 12- O PHA K. Wahl B. Lemon 8% 85% Groundout: P-SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Indians 4, Athletics 2.
Top of the 8th, Indians Batting, Ahead 4-2, Athletics' Bobby Shantz facing 3-4-5
t8 4-2 0 --- O CLE L. Easter B. Shantz -1% 84% Flyball: LF
t8 4-2 1 --- CLE A. Rosen B. Shantz 2% 85% Walk
t8 4-2 1 1-- CLE L. Doby B. Shantz 5% 90% Single to CF; Doby to 2B/Adv on E8; Rosen to 3B
t8 4-2 1 -23 CLE A. Clark B. Shantz 0% 90% Intentional Walk
t8 4-2 1 123 RR CLE B. Kennedy B. Shantz 6% 97% Single to LF; Clark to 2B; Doby Scores; Rosen Scores
t8 6-2 1 12- O CLE J. Hegan B. Shantz -1% 96% Flyball: RF; Clark to 3B
Bobby Avila pinch hits for Bob Lemon (P) batting 9th
t8 6-2 2 1-3 R CLE B. Avila B. Shantz 2% 98% Single; Clark Scores; Kennedy to 2B
t8 7-2 2 12- RR CLE L. Boudreau B. Shantz 2% 99% Double to LF; Avila Scores; Kennedy Scores
Bob Hooper replaces Bobby Shantz pitching and batting 9th
t8 9-2 2 -2- O CLE J. Gordon B. Hooper -0% 99% Lineout: CF
5 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 9, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-9, Indians' Al Benton facing 8-9-1
Al Benton replaces Bobby Avila (PH) pitching and batting 9th
b8 2-9 0 --- O PHA J. Tipton A. Benton 0% 100% Strikeout
Barney McCosky pinch hits for Bob Hooper (P) batting 9th
b8 2-9 1 --- O PHA B. McCosky A. Benton 0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
b8 2-9 2 --- O PHA B. Dillinger A. Benton 0% 100% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 9, Athletics 2.
Top of the 9th, Indians Batting, Ahead 9-2, Athletics' Joe Coleman facing 3-4-5
Joe Coleman replaces Barney McCosky (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 9-2 0 --- CLE L. Easter J. Coleman 0% 100% Reached on E3 (Ground Ball); Easter to 2B
t9 9-2 0 -2- O CLE A. Rosen J. Coleman -0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 9-2 1 -2- CLE L. Doby J. Coleman 0% 100% Single to 2B; Easter to 3B
t9 9-2 1 1-3 RO CLE A. Clark J. Coleman 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B; Doby to 2B; Easter Scores/unER
t9 10-2 2 -2- O CLE B. Kennedy J. Coleman -0% 100% Flyball: RF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Indians 10, Athletics 2.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 2-10, Indians' Al Benton facing 2-3-4
b9 2-10 0 --- O PHA E. Valo A. Benton 0% 100% Flyball: SS
b9 2-10 1 --- O PHA P. Lehner A. Benton 0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
b9 2-10 2 --- O PHA S. Chapman A. Benton 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Indians 10, Athletics 2.

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