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Scores
Standings
DET
@CHW
2
3
WSH
@NYY
0
4
BOS
@PHA
6
1
CLE
@SLB
6
3
NYG
@BRO
0
9
PHI
@BSN
0
5
CHC
@CIN
3
4
 
(12)
STL
@PIT
4
2
Saturday, September 8, 1951,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: 3,875, Time of Game: 2:16
Red Sox
6
80-52
 Won 1 
3rd, 4 GB
at Athletics
1
57-80
 Lost 1 
6th, 29½ GB
W: Mel Parnell (17-10)
L: Dick Fowler (5-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  4   0  0  1   1  0  0    6 10  2
Athletics       0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  1

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Dom DiMaggio CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .306 .374 .433 .807 -0.013 0.65 0.042 -0.055 -0.7 3 0
Johnny Pesky SS 3 1 3 0 2 0 5 .317 .426 .406 .832 0.133 0.67 0.133 0.000 2.1 2 3 2B
Ted Williams LF 2 1 0 0 3 0 5 .325 .474 .574 1.048 0.093 1.01 0.123 -0.029 1.2 3 0
Walt Dropo 1B 4 1 0 2 1 2 5 .240 .320 .351 .670 0.054 1.14 0.105 -0.051 -0.2 10 1
Billy Goodman 2B 5 0 0 1 0 0 5 .303 .394 .376 .770 -0.080 1.05 0.037 -0.117 -1.7 2 4 CS
Clyde Vollmer RF 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .261 .357 .498 .855 0.052 0.82 0.100 -0.049 0.5 2 0
Lou Boudreau 3B 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .259 .348 .396 .744 0.103 0.53 0.117 -0.013 0.9 0 2 2B
Aaron Robinson C 4 0 1 1 1 0 5 .221 .366 .328 .695 -0.014 0.57 0.033 -0.047 0.0 5 0
Mel Parnell P 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .301 .363 .342 .705 -0.062 0.85 0.017 -0.079 -0.9 0 1
Team Totals 37 6 10 6 7 3 44 .270 .386 .324 .711 0.266 0.80 0.707 -0.440 1.3 27 11
2B: L Boudreau (18, off D Fowler); J Pesky (19, off J Coleman).
TB: J Pesky 4; L Boudreau 3; C Vollmer 2; D DiMaggio; M Parnell; A Robinson.
RBI: W Dropo 2 (50); C Vollmer (72); L Boudreau (44); B Goodman (42); A Robinson (14).
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 3 for 13.
Fielding
E: B Goodman (10); L Boudreau (12).
Baserunning
CS: B Goodman (4, 2nd base by D Fowler/J Tipton).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Joost SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .294 .409 .461 .870 -0.066 0.64 0.000 -0.066 -0.8 1 4
Ferris Fain 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .339 .450 .462 .912 -0.057 0.56 0.000 -0.057 -0.7 10 0
Allie Clark RF 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .241 .315 .380 .695 0.002 0.40 0.013 -0.011 0.0 0 0
   Elmer Valo RF 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .292 .400 .444 .844 -0.015 0.28 0.000 -0.015 -0.3 0 0
Gus Zernial LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .275 .354 .524 .878 -0.044 0.55 0.010 -0.054 -0.2 2 0
Billy Hitchcock 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .314 .382 .438 .820 -0.004 0.64 0.042 -0.047 -0.4 3 0 2B
Dave Philley CF 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .249 .343 .344 .688 0.071 0.60 0.101 -0.030 0.4 4 0
Pete Suder 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .237 .285 .274 .559 -0.038 0.41 0.005 -0.043 -0.6 4 5
Joe Tipton C 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 .227 .382 .313 .694 -0.008 0.79 0.018 -0.027 0.1 3 1
Dick Fowler P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .179 .256 .256 .512 -0.038 1.47 0.000 -0.038 -0.4 0 0
   Joe Coleman P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .208 .269 .292 .561 -0.018 0.70 0.000 -0.018 -0.2 0 0
   Lou Klein PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .226 .275 .383 .658 -0.018 0.68 0.000 -0.018 -0.4
   Johnny Kucab P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .176 .000 .176 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 33 1 4 1 1 5 34 .121 .147 .152 .299 -0.233 0.59 0.189 -0.424 -3.7 27 10
2B: B Hitchcock (8, off M Parnell).
TB: B Hitchcock 2; A Clark; D Philley; J Tipton.
RBI: D Philley (51).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 1 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Tipton-P Suder.
E: P Suder (10).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mel Parnell, W (17-10) 9 4 1 1 1 5 0 3.22 34 79 0.233 0.59 3.7
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 1 5 0 1.00 34 79 0.233 0.59 3.7

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Fowler, L (5-10) 2.1 4 4 4 4 1 0 5.29 15 30 -0.249 1.39 -2.4
Joe Coleman 4.2 5 2 2 3 1 0 6.23 22 2 1 -0.024 0.63 0.0
Johnny Kucab 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.73 7 0 0 0.006 0.06 1.0
Team Totals 9 10 6 6 7 3 0 6.00 44 30 2 1 -0.267 0.80 -1.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Joe Paparella, 1B - Bill McKinley, 2B - Larry Napp, 3B - Cal Hubbard.
Time of Game: 2:16.
Attendance: 3,875.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Dom DiMaggio CF 1 Eddie Joost SS
2 Johnny Pesky SS 2 Ferris Fain 1B
3 Ted Williams LF 3 Allie Clark RF
4 Walt Dropo 1B 4 Gus Zernial LF
5 Billy Goodman 2B 5 Billy Hitchcock 3B
6 Clyde Vollmer RF 6 Dave Philley CF
7 Lou Boudreau 3B 7 Pete Suder 2B
8 Aaron Robinson C 8 Joe Tipton C
9 Mel Parnell P 9 Dick Fowler P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b2 0-0 1 -2- R PHA D. Philley M. Parnell -10% 33% Single to RF; Hitchcock Scores; Philley to 2B/Adv on throw
t3 0-1 0 123 R BOS W. Dropo D. Fowler 10% 68% Walk; DiMaggio Scores; Pesky to 3B; Williams to 2B
t3 3-1 1 12- R BOS L. Boudreau J. Coleman 9% 83% Single to CF; Dropo Scores; Vollmer to 3B
t3 2-1 1 12- R BOS C. Vollmer D. Fowler 9% 74% Single to LF; Williams Scores; Dropo to 2B
t3 0-1 0 12- BOS T. Williams D. Fowler 9% 58% Walk; DiMaggio to 3B; Pesky to 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Dick Fowler facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio D. Fowler -2% 48% Groundout: SS-1B
t1 0-0 1 --- BOS J. Pesky D. Fowler 2% 50% Walk
t1 0-0 1 1-- O BOS T. Williams D. Fowler -3% 47% Flyball: CF
t1 0-0 2 1-- O BOS W. Dropo D. Fowler -2% 45% Flyball: 2B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PHA E. Joost M. Parnell 2% 47% Groundout: P-SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O PHA F. Fain M. Parnell 2% 49% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- O PHA A. Clark M. Parnell 1% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Red Sox Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Dick Fowler facing 5-6-7
t2 0-0 0 --- BOS B. Goodman D. Fowler 4% 54% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 0 1-- OO BOS C. Vollmer D. Fowler -8% 46% Double Play: Strikeout, Goodman Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t2 0-0 2 --- BOS L. Boudreau D. Fowler 2% 48% Double to CF (LF-CF)
t2 0-0 2 -2- BOS A. Robinson D. Fowler 1% 49% Walk
t2 0-0 2 12- O BOS M. Parnell D. Fowler -4% 45% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O PHA G. Zernial M. Parnell 2% 47% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- PHA B. Hitchcock M. Parnell -4% 43% Double to LF
b2 0-0 1 -2- R PHA D. Philley M. Parnell -10% 33% Single to RF; Hitchcock Scores; Philley to 2B/Adv on throw
b2 1-0 1 -2- O PHA P. Suder M. Parnell 3% 36% Flyball: CF
b2 1-0 2 -2- PHA J. Tipton M. Parnell -1% 35% Walk
b2 1-0 2 12- O PHA D. Fowler M. Parnell 4% 39% Flyball: LF (LF-CF)
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 0, Athletics 1.
Top of the 3rd, Red Sox Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Dick Fowler facing 1-2-3
t3 0-1 0 --- BOS D. DiMaggio D. Fowler 4% 43% Single to SS
t3 0-1 0 1-- BOS J. Pesky D. Fowler 7% 50% Single to CF; DiMaggio to 2B
t3 0-1 0 12- BOS T. Williams D. Fowler 9% 58% Walk; DiMaggio to 3B; Pesky to 2B
t3 0-1 0 123 R BOS W. Dropo D. Fowler 10% 68% Walk; DiMaggio Scores; Pesky to 3B; Williams to 2B
t3 1-1 0 123 RO BOS B. Goodman D. Fowler -3% 65% Flyball: CF; Pesky Scores
t3 2-1 1 12- R BOS C. Vollmer D. Fowler 9% 74% Single to LF; Williams Scores; Dropo to 2B
Joe Coleman replaces Dick Fowler pitching and batting 9th
t3 3-1 1 12- R BOS L. Boudreau J. Coleman 9% 83% Single to CF; Dropo Scores; Vollmer to 3B
t3 4-1 1 1-3 O BOS A. Robinson J. Coleman -4% 79% Foul Flyball: 1B
t3 4-1 2 1-3 O BOS M. Parnell J. Coleman -3% 76% Foul Flyball: 1B
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 4, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 1-2-3
b3 1-4 0 --- O PHA E. Joost M. Parnell 2% 79% Flyball: LF
b3 1-4 1 --- O PHA F. Fain M. Parnell 2% 80% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 1-4 2 --- PHA A. Clark M. Parnell -1% 79% Single to LF
b3 1-4 2 1-- O PHA G. Zernial M. Parnell 2% 81% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 4, Athletics 1.
Top of the 4th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Joe Coleman facing 1-2-3
t4 4-1 0 --- O BOS D. DiMaggio J. Coleman -1% 80% Flyball: CF
t4 4-1 1 --- BOS J. Pesky J. Coleman 2% 82% Double to RF
t4 4-1 1 -2- BOS T. Williams J. Coleman 1% 83% Walk
t4 4-1 1 12- O BOS W. Dropo J. Coleman -3% 81% Strikeout
t4 4-1 2 12- O BOS B. Goodman J. Coleman -3% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 4, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 5-6-7
b4 1-4 0 --- O PHA B. Hitchcock M. Parnell 3% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 1-4 1 --- O PHA D. Philley M. Parnell 2% 82% Flyball: RF
b4 1-4 2 --- O PHA P. Suder M. Parnell 1% 83% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 4, Athletics 1.
Top of the 5th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Joe Coleman facing 6-7-8
t5 4-1 0 --- O BOS C. Vollmer J. Coleman -1% 82% Lineout: 3B
t5 4-1 1 --- O BOS L. Boudreau J. Coleman -1% 81% Groundout: 2B-1B
t5 4-1 2 --- O BOS A. Robinson J. Coleman -1% 81% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 4, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-4, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 8-9-1
b5 1-4 0 --- O PHA J. Tipton M. Parnell 3% 83% Strikeout
b5 1-4 1 --- O PHA J. Coleman M. Parnell 2% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 1-4 2 --- O PHA E. Joost M. Parnell 1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 4, Athletics 1.
Top of the 6th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 4-1, Athletics' Joe Coleman facing 9-1-2
Elmer Valo replaces Allie Clark playing RF batting 3rd
t6 4-1 0 --- BOS M. Parnell J. Coleman 2% 88% Single to CF
t6 4-1 0 1-- O BOS D. DiMaggio J. Coleman -2% 86% Flyball: LF
t6 4-1 1 1-- BOS J. Pesky J. Coleman 2% 88% Walk; Parnell to 2B
t6 4-1 1 12- BOS T. Williams J. Coleman 3% 91% Walk; Parnell to 3B; Pesky to 2B
t6 4-1 1 123 RO BOS W. Dropo J. Coleman 1% 91% Flyball: CF; Parnell Scores
t6 5-1 2 12- O BOS B. Goodman J. Coleman -1% 90% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Red Sox 5, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-5, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 2-3-4
b6 1-5 0 --- O PHA F. Fain M. Parnell 2% 92% Groundout: 2B-1B
b6 1-5 1 --- O PHA E. Valo M. Parnell 1% 93% Flyball: CF
b6 1-5 2 --- O PHA G. Zernial M. Parnell 1% 94% Foul Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 5, Athletics 1.
Top of the 7th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 5-1, Athletics' Joe Coleman facing 6-7-8
t7 5-1 0 --- BOS C. Vollmer J. Coleman 1% 95% Single to CF
t7 5-1 0 1-- O BOS L. Boudreau J. Coleman -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B; Vollmer to 2B
t7 5-1 1 -2- R BOS A. Robinson J. Coleman 2% 97% Single to CF; Vollmer Scores
t7 6-1 1 1-- O BOS M. Parnell J. Coleman -0% 96% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
t7 6-1 2 1-- O BOS D. DiMaggio J. Coleman -0% 96% Flyball: SS
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-6, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 5-6-7
b7 1-6 0 --- O PHA B. Hitchcock M. Parnell 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 1-6 1 --- O PHA D. Philley M. Parnell 1% 98% Flyball: 2B
b7 1-6 2 --- PHA P. Suder M. Parnell -1% 97% Reached on E5 (throw) (Ground Ball)
b7 1-6 2 1-- PHA J. Tipton M. Parnell -1% 96% Single to 3B; Suder to 2B
Lou Klein pinch hits for Joe Coleman (P) batting 9th
b7 1-6 2 12- O PHA L. Klein M. Parnell 2% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 2 LOB. Red Sox 6, Athletics 1.
Top of the 8th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-1, Athletics' Johnny Kucab facing 2-3-4
Johnny Kucab replaces Lou Klein (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 6-1 0 --- BOS J. Pesky J. Kucab 0% 98% Single to CF
t8 6-1 0 1-- O BOS T. Williams J. Kucab -0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B; Pesky to 2B
t8 6-1 1 -2- O BOS W. Dropo J. Kucab -0% 98% Strikeout
t8 6-1 2 -2- O BOS B. Goodman J. Kucab -0% 98% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-6, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 1-2-3
b8 1-6 0 --- O PHA E. Joost M. Parnell 1% 99% Flyball: 2B
b8 1-6 1 --- O PHA F. Fain M. Parnell 0% 99% Flyball: SS
b8 1-6 2 --- O PHA E. Valo M. Parnell 0% 99% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Athletics 1.
Top of the 9th, Red Sox Batting, Ahead 6-1, Athletics' Johnny Kucab facing 6-7-8
t9 6-1 0 --- O BOS C. Vollmer J. Kucab -0% 99% Flyball: 2B
t9 6-1 1 --- O BOS L. Boudreau J. Kucab -0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 6-1 2 --- O BOS A. Robinson J. Kucab -0% 99% Lineout: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Red Sox 6, Athletics 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-6, Red Sox' Mel Parnell facing 4-5-6
b9 1-6 0 --- PHA G. Zernial M. Parnell -1% 98% Reached on E4 (throw) (Ground Ball)
b9 1-6 0 1-- O PHA B. Hitchcock M. Parnell 1% 99% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B
b9 1-6 1 1-- O PHA D. Philley M. Parnell 1% 100% Flyball: RF
b9 1-6 2 1-- O PHA P. Suder M. Parnell 0% 100% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Red Sox 6, Athletics 1.

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