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@BAL
2
5
NYY
@BOS
1
3
DET
@CLE
1
3
WSH
@PHA
6
0
WSH
@PHA
5
6
CIN
@CHC
5
7
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@CHC
6
5
 
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@MLN
3
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@NYG
5
3
PHI
@PIT
8
0
PHI
@PIT
10
7
Sunday, May 30, 1954,
, Connie Mack Stadium
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:11
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Senators
6
16-21
 Won 1 
5th, 10½ GB
at Athletics
0
13-25
 Lost 1 
7th, 13 GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Senators        0  0  0   1  1  1   1  0  2    6  7  0
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  4

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 3 1 1 0 1 1 5 .211 .380 .316 .696 0.089 0.57 0.112 -0.022 0.9 1 1 SB,HBP
Jim Busby CF 4 1 0 1 0 0 5 .320 .355 .510 .865 -0.044 0.77 0.038 -0.082 0.2 2 0 SB,SF,GDP
Mickey Vernon 1B 5 1 3 2 0 0 5 .279 .352 .600 .952 0.155 0.51 0.187 -0.031 1.4 10 0 HR,CS
Roy Sievers LF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .233 .354 .512 .866 -0.022 0.54 0.024 -0.046 -0.5 5 0 CS
Pete Runnels SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .297 .381 .414 .795 -0.029 0.71 0.031 -0.060 -0.3 1 7 2B
Jim Lemon RF 2 0 1 1 2 1 4 .375 .500 .500 1.000 0.059 0.57 0.082 -0.023 0.9 0 0
Mickey McDermott P 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .192 .250 .231 .481 -0.055 0.54 0.000 -0.055 -0.9 0 0
Joe Tipton C 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .224 .296 .286 .582 0.014 0.45 0.037 -0.023 -0.2 7 0
Wayne Terwilliger 2B 4 2 1 1 0 0 4 .218 .302 .331 .633 -0.059 0.72 0.009 -0.067 0.2 1 2 HR
Team Totals 32 6 7 5 5 5 39 .219 .333 .438 .771 0.108 0.60 0.520 -0.409 1.7 27 10
2B: P Runnels (3, off M Fricano).
HR: M Vernon (8, off M Fricano, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF); W Terwilliger (3, off M Burtschy, 9th inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
SF: J Busby (3, off M Fricano).
HBP: E Yost (3, by M Burtschy).
TB: M Vernon 6; W Terwilliger 4; P Runnels 2; E Yost; J Lemon.
GIDP: J Busby (1).
RBI: M Vernon 2 (26); J Lemon (4); J Busby (27); W Terwilliger (10).
2-out RBI: M Vernon.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 4.
Fielding
DP: 2. P Runnels-W Terwilliger-M Vernon; W Terwilliger-P Runnels-M Vernon.
Baserunning
SB: E Yost (2, 2nd base off M Burtschy/B Shantz); J Busby (3, 2nd base off M Burtschy/B Shantz).
CS: M Vernon (3, 2nd base by M Burtschy/B Shantz); R Sievers (1, 2nd base by M Burtschy/B Shantz).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Spook Jacobs 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .287 .363 .329 .691 -0.007 0.54 0.030 -0.037 -0.2 5 2
Don Bollweg 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .164 .317 .276 .593 -0.077 1.06 0.000 -0.077 -0.7 2 0
   Ed McGhee PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .182 .240 .227 .467 0.004 0.11 0.004 0.000 0.4
Jim Finigan 3B 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .342 .419 .513 .932 -0.012 0.58 0.025 -0.037 -0.8 0 1 GDP
Gus Zernial LF 4 0 2 0 0 1 4 .262 .347 .484 .831 -0.040 0.84 0.031 -0.071 -0.3 2 0 2B
Elmer Valo RF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .195 .333 .317 .650 -0.016 0.73 0.045 -0.060 0.1 2 0 2B
Vic Power CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .248 .283 .338 .621 -0.078 0.75 0.000 -0.078 -1.1 6 0
Joe DeMaestri SS 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .192 .216 .240 .455 -0.004 0.76 0.036 -0.039 -0.2 4 0
Billy Shantz C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .232 .267 .354 .621 -0.108 1.07 0.000 -0.108 -0.9 6 3 GDP
Marion Fricano P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .200 .200 .400 -0.017 0.71 0.000 -0.017 -0.2 0 0
   Lou Limmer PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .111 .250 .111 .361 -0.026 1.02 0.000 -0.026 -0.2
   Moe Burtschy P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .333 .333 .333 .667 -0.008 0.32 0.000 -0.008 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 29 0 4 0 4 7 33 .138 .242 .207 .449 -0.389 0.74 0.171 -0.558 -4.3 27 6
2B: E Valo (2, off M McDermott); G Zernial (2, off M McDermott).
TB: G Zernial 3; E Valo 3.
GIDP: B Shantz (3); J Finigan (3).
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 0 for 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Finigan-S Jacobs-D Bollweg.
E: J Finigan (7); B Shantz (3); J DeMaestri (8); V Power (2).

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Mickey McDermott, W (3-4) 9 4 0 0 4 7 0 3.53 33 82 0.390 0.74 4.3
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 4 7 0 0.00 33 82 0.390 0.74 4.3

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Marion Fricano, L (1-3) 6 5 3 2 3 4 1 5.18 26 53 -0.072 0.87 -0.2
Moe Burtschy 3 2 3 2 2 1 1 3.43 13 0 0 -0.038 0.17 -1.6
Team Totals 9 7 6 4 5 5 2 4.00 39 53 0 0 -0.110 0.60 -1.7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: M Burtschy (1; E Yost).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Larry Napp, 1B - Red Flaherty, 2B - Johnny Stevens, 3B - Eddie Rommel.
Time of Game: 2:11.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Washington Senators         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Eddie Yost 3B 1 Spook Jacobs 2B
2 Jim Busby CF 2 Don Bollweg 1B
3 Mickey Vernon 1B 3 Jim Finigan 3B
4 Roy Sievers LF 4 Gus Zernial LF
5 Pete Runnels SS 5 Elmer Valo RF
6 Jim Lemon RF 6 Vic Power CF
7 Mickey McDermott P 7 Joe DeMaestri SS
8 Joe Tipton C 8 Billy Shantz C
9 Wayne Terwilliger 2B 9 Marion Fricano P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t4 0-0 0 --- R WSH M. Vernon M. Fricano 13% 63% Home Run
t5 1-0 1 1-- WSH E. Yost M. Fricano 7% 72% Single to LF; Terwilliger to 3B
b5 0-2 1 1-- OO PHA B. Shantz M. McDermott 7% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
t6 2-0 1 -2- R WSH J. Lemon M. Fricano 7% 87% Single to LF; Runnels Scores
t3 0-0 1 1-- OO WSH J. Busby M. Fricano -6% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Marion Fricano facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O WSH E. Yost M. Fricano -2% 48% Strikeout Looking
t1 0-0 1 --- O WSH J. Busby M. Fricano -2% 46% Lineout: 2B
t1 0-0 2 --- WSH M. Vernon M. Fricano 1% 48% Single to RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- WSH R. Sievers M. Fricano 2% 49% Walk; Vernon to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- O WSH P. Runnels M. Fricano -4% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Mickey McDermott facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O PHA S. Jacobs M. McDermott 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O PHA D. Bollweg M. McDermott 1% 49% Strikeout
b1 0-0 2 --- O PHA J. Finigan M. McDermott 1% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Marion Fricano facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- O WSH J. Lemon M. Fricano -2% 48% Strikeout
t2 0-0 1 --- O WSH M. McDermott M. Fricano -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t2 0-0 2 --- O WSH J. Tipton M. Fricano -1% 45% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Mickey McDermott facing 4-5-6
b2 0-0 0 --- O PHA G. Zernial M. McDermott 2% 47% Strikeout
b2 0-0 1 --- PHA E. Valo M. McDermott -4% 43% Double to RF
b2 0-0 1 -2- O PHA V. Power M. McDermott 4% 47% Strikeout
b2 0-0 2 -2- O PHA J. DeMaestri M. McDermott 3% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Marion Fricano facing 9-1-2
t3 0-0 0 --- O WSH W. Terwilliger M. Fricano -2% 48% Flyball: LF
t3 0-0 1 --- WSH E. Yost M. Fricano 3% 50% Walk
t3 0-0 1 1-- OO WSH J. Busby M. Fricano -6% 45% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Mickey McDermott facing 8-9-1
b3 0-0 0 --- O PHA B. Shantz M. McDermott 2% 47% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-0 1 --- O PHA M. Fricano M. McDermott 2% 49% Groundout: 3B-1B
b3 0-0 2 --- O PHA S. Jacobs M. McDermott 1% 50% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 0, Athletics 0.
Top of the 4th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Marion Fricano facing 3-4-5
t4 0-0 0 --- R WSH M. Vernon M. Fricano 13% 63% Home Run
t4 1-0 0 --- O WSH R. Sievers M. Fricano -2% 61% Foul Flyball: C
t4 1-0 1 --- O WSH P. Runnels M. Fricano -2% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
t4 1-0 2 --- WSH J. Lemon M. Fricano 1% 60% Walk
t4 1-0 2 1-- O WSH M. McDermott M. Fricano -2% 58% Popfly: 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 1, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-1, Senators' Mickey McDermott facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- O PHA D. Bollweg M. McDermott 3% 61% Flyball: CF
b4 0-1 1 --- O PHA J. Finigan M. McDermott 2% 63% Strikeout
b4 0-1 2 --- PHA G. Zernial M. McDermott -3% 60% Double to RF
b4 0-1 2 -2- O PHA E. Valo M. McDermott 4% 65% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 1, Athletics 0.
Top of the 5th, Senators Batting, Ahead 1-0, Athletics' Marion Fricano facing 8-9-1
t5 1-0 0 --- WSH J. Tipton M. Fricano 4% 68% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
t5 1-0 0 1-- O WSH W. Terwilliger M. Fricano -3% 65% Bunt Groundout: C-SS/Forceout at 2B
t5 1-0 1 1-- WSH E. Yost M. Fricano 7% 72% Single to LF; Terwilliger to 3B
t5 1-0 1 1-3 RO WSH J. Busby M. Fricano 3% 75% Flyball: RF/Sacrifice Fly; Terwilliger Scores/unER; Yost to 2B
t5 2-0 2 -2- O WSH M. Vernon M. Fricano -3% 73% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Senators 2, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-2, Senators' Mickey McDermott facing 6-7-8
b5 0-2 0 --- O PHA V. Power M. McDermott 3% 76% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 0-2 1 --- PHA J. DeMaestri M. McDermott -4% 72% Walk
b5 0-2 1 1-- OO PHA B. Shantz M. McDermott 7% 79% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 2, Athletics 0.
Top of the 6th, Senators Batting, Ahead 2-0, Athletics' Marion Fricano facing 4-5-6
t6 2-0 0 --- O WSH R. Sievers M. Fricano -2% 78% Popfly: SS
t6 2-0 1 --- WSH P. Runnels M. Fricano 3% 81% Double to LF
t6 2-0 1 -2- R WSH J. Lemon M. Fricano 7% 87% Single to LF; Runnels Scores
t6 3-0 1 1-- O WSH M. McDermott M. Fricano -1% 86% Strikeout
t6 3-0 2 1-- O WSH J. Tipton M. Fricano -1% 85% Flyball: CF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 3, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-3, Senators' Mickey McDermott facing 9-1-2
Lou Limmer pinch hits for Marion Fricano (P) batting 9th
b6 0-3 0 --- O PHA L. Limmer M. McDermott 3% 88% Strikeout Looking
b6 0-3 1 --- PHA S. Jacobs M. McDermott -3% 85% Walk
b6 0-3 1 1-- O PHA D. Bollweg M. McDermott 3% 88% Popfly: 3B
b6 0-3 2 1-- PHA J. Finigan M. McDermott -2% 86% Walk; Jacobs to 2B
b6 0-3 2 12- O PHA G. Zernial M. McDermott 5% 90% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 3, Athletics 0.
Top of the 7th, Senators Batting, Ahead 3-0, Athletics' Moe Burtschy facing 9-1-2
Moe Burtschy replaces Lou Limmer (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t7 3-0 0 --- O WSH W. Terwilliger M. Burtschy -1% 89% Flyball: LF
t7 3-0 1 --- WSH E. Yost M. Burtschy 1% 90% Hit By Pitch
t7 3-0 1 1-- O WSH J. Busby M. Burtschy -1% 89% Popfly: SS
t7 3-0 2 1-- WSH M. Vernon M. Burtschy 0% 90% Yost Steals 2B
t7 3-0 2 -2- R WSH M. Vernon M. Burtschy 4% 94% Single to LF; Yost Scores
t7 4-0 2 1-- O WSH R. Sievers M. Burtschy -0% 94% Vernon Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Senators' Mickey McDermott facing 5-6-7
b7 0-4 0 --- O PHA E. Valo M. McDermott 2% 95% Foul Flyball: 1B
b7 0-4 1 --- O PHA V. Power M. McDermott 1% 96% Flyball: LF
b7 0-4 2 --- O PHA J. DeMaestri M. McDermott 0% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 8th, Senators Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Moe Burtschy facing 4-5-6
t8 4-0 0 --- WSH R. Sievers M. Burtschy 0% 97% Walk
t8 4-0 0 1-- O WSH P. Runnels M. Burtschy -1% 97% Sievers Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
t8 4-0 1 --- O WSH P. Runnels M. Burtschy -0% 96% Strikeout
t8 4-0 2 --- WSH J. Lemon M. Burtschy 0% 96% Walk
t8 4-0 2 1-- O WSH M. McDermott M. Burtschy -0% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Senators 4, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-4, Senators' Mickey McDermott facing 8-9-1
b8 0-4 0 --- O PHA B. Shantz M. McDermott 1% 98% Flyball: LF
b8 0-4 1 --- O PHA M. Burtschy M. McDermott 1% 98% Strikeout
b8 0-4 2 --- O PHA S. Jacobs M. McDermott 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 4, Athletics 0.
Top of the 9th, Senators Batting, Ahead 4-0, Athletics' Moe Burtschy facing 8-9-1
t9 4-0 0 --- O WSH J. Tipton M. Burtschy -0% 99% Popfly: SS
t9 4-0 1 --- R WSH W. Terwilliger M. Burtschy 1% 99% Home Run
t9 5-0 1 --- O WSH E. Yost M. Burtschy -0% 99% Flyball: CF
t9 5-0 2 --- WSH J. Busby M. Burtschy 0% 99% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t9 5-0 2 1-- R WSH M. Vernon M. Burtschy 0% 100% Busby Steals 2B; Busby Scores/No RBI/Adv on E2 (throw)/Adv on E8 (throw)/unER
t9 6-0 2 --- O WSH M. Vernon M. Burtschy -0% 100% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 1 hit, 3 errors, 0 LOB. Senators 6, Athletics 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Behind 0-6, Senators' Mickey McDermott facing 2-3-4
Ed McGhee pinch hits for Don Bollweg (1B) batting 2nd
b9 0-6 0 --- PHA E. McGhee M. McDermott -0% 99% Walk
b9 0-6 0 1-- OO PHA J. Finigan M. McDermott 1% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
b9 0-6 2 --- PHA G. Zernial M. McDermott -0% 100% Single to LF
b9 0-6 2 1-- PHA E. Valo M. McDermott -0% 100% Single to CF; Zernial to 2B
b9 0-6 2 12- O PHA V. Power M. McDermott 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Senators 6, Athletics 0.

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