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BOS
@CHW
2
5
NYY
@CLE
9
4
WSH
@DET
6
7
PHA
@SLB
8
3
MLN
@PIT
5
4
Saturday, June 13, 1953,
, Busch Stadium I
Attendance: 1,340, Time of Game: 2:10
Athletics
8
25-29
 Won 4 
6th, 16 GB
at Browns
3
19-36
 Lost 12 
7th, 22½ GB
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  1  0   0  4  3   0  0  0    8 11  1
Browns          0  0  0   2  1  0   0  0  0    3  8  1

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Joost SS 2 2 1 0 3 1 .247 .794 0.080 0.88 0.102 -0.022 1.0 1 6
Dave Philley CF 4 0 1 0 1 0 .263 .721 -0.135 1.24 0.014 -0.149 -0.8 4 0
Eddie Robinson 1B 5 0 2 3 0 2 .248 .714 0.144 1.38 0.164 -0.020 2.0 10 1 2·2B
Gus Zernial LF 5 1 1 3 0 0 .289 .961 0.220 0.94 0.317 -0.097 0.8 2 0 HR
Pete Suder 3B 5 0 0 0 0 1 .321 .717 -0.091 0.64 0.000 -0.091 -1.4 1 1
Cass Michaels 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .686 0.001 0.48 0.038 -0.036 -0.3 1 2
Kite Thomas RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .121 .293 -0.103 0.63 0.000 -0.103 -1.2 3 0 GDP
Joe Astroth C 4 3 3 2 0 0 .250 .703 0.252 0.53 0.254 -0.002 2.1 3 0 2·HR
Alex Kellner P 3 2 3 0 0 0 .289 .684 0.144 0.90 0.144 0.000 1.2 2 2
   Morrie Martin P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .063 .125 -0.001 0.05 0.000 -0.001 -0.2 0 0
Team Totals 38 8 11 8 4 6 .289 .936 0.511 0.84 1.033 -0.521 3.4 27 12
2B: E Robinson 2 (10, 1 off M Lanier, 1 off D Littlefield).
HR: J Astroth 2 (2, 1 off M Lanier, 1 off D Littlefield; 2nd inn, 0 on, 2 outs to LF; 6th inn, 0 on, 2 outs to RF); G Zernial (16, off D Littlefield; 5th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to LF).
TB: J Astroth 9; E Robinson 4; G Zernial 4; A Kellner 3; D Philley; E Joost.
GIDP: K Thomas (2).
RBI: G Zernial 3 (34); E Robinson 3 (35); J Astroth 2 (15).
2-out RBI: G Zernial 3; J Astroth 2; E Robinson 2.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 2 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Michaels-E Joost-E Robinson.
E: D Philley (5).

St.Louis Browns

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Groth CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 .248 .692 -0.038 0.71 0.022 -0.060 -0.6 1 0 2B
Roy Sievers 1B 4 1 3 1 0 1 .207 .574 0.165 0.95 0.183 -0.018 1.4 7 0 2B
Jim Dyck LF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .222 .666 0.077 1.25 0.154 -0.077 0.8 2 0
Vic Wertz RF 4 0 1 2 0 1 .230 .790 0.032 1.05 0.106 -0.073 -0.5 4 0 GDP
Bob Elliott 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .772 -0.066 0.68 0.000 -0.066 -0.9 1 0
Les Moss C 4 0 0 0 0 0 .311 .765 -0.054 0.55 0.000 -0.054 -0.8 7 0
Billy Hunter SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .629 -0.047 0.44 0.000 -0.047 -0.7 1 4
Bobby Young 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 .274 .678 -0.038 0.59 0.016 -0.054 -0.2 4 3 2B
Dick Littlefield P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .133 .369 -0.019 0.77 0.000 -0.019 -0.2 0 1
   Marty Marion PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.017 0.69 0.000 -0.017 -0.2
   Max Lanier P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .400 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Dick Kokos PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .247 .812 0.017 0.55 0.017 0.000 0.2
   Bob Cain P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .375 .875 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 1
Team Totals 34 3 8 3 1 3 .235 .581 0.012 0.77 0.498 -0.485 -1.6 27 9
2B: J Groth (13, off A Kellner); B Young (12, off A Kellner); R Sievers (6, off A Kellner).
TB: R Sievers 4; J Dyck 2; B Young 2; J Groth 2; V Wertz.
GIDP: V Wertz (7).
RBI: V Wertz 2 (27); R Sievers (4).
2-out RBI: R Sievers.
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 2 for 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Hunter-B Young-R Sievers.
E: B Elliott (7).

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Alex Kellner, W (7-5) 6.1 7 3 3 1 1 0 2.97 27 47 -0.077 0.88 -0.4
Morrie Martin, S (2) 2.2 1 0 0 0 2 0 4.35 8 2 0 0.065 0.39 1.9
Team Totals 9 8 3 3 1 3 0 3.00 35 47 2 0 -0.012 0.77 1.6

St.Louis Browns

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Dick Littlefield, L (3-5) 5 6 5 5 2 3 2 4.84 23 36 -0.360 1.30 -2.5
Max Lanier 2 3 3 3 2 0 1 6.30 11 0 0 -0.157 0.45 -2.0
Bob Cain 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 5.97 8 0 0 0.006 0.04 1.0
Team Totals 9 11 8 8 4 6 3 8.00 42 36 0 0 -0.511 0.84 -3.4
Balks: None.
WP: A Kellner (4).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eddie Rommel, 1B - Charlie Berry, 2B - (none), 3B - Eddie Hurley.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Athletics         St.Louis Browns
1 Eddie Joost SS 1 Johnny Groth CF
2 Dave Philley CF 2 Roy Sievers 1B
3 Eddie Robinson 1B 3 Jim Dyck LF
4 Gus Zernial LF 4 Vic Wertz RF
5 Pete Suder 3B 5 Bob Elliott 3B
6 Cass Michaels 2B 6 Les Moss C
7 Kite Thomas RF 7 Billy Hunter SS
8 Joe Astroth C 8 Bobby Young 2B
9 Alex Kellner P 9 Dick Littlefield P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t5 2-2 2 1-3 RRR PHA G. Zernial D. Littlefield 32% 82% Home Run; Kellner Scores; Joost Scores
b4 0-1 0 1-- SLB J. Dyck A. Kellner -14% 39% Single to CF; Sievers to 3B/Adv on E8; Dyck to 2B
t5 1-2 0 1-- PHA A. Kellner D. Littlefield 13% 54% Single to RF; Astroth to 3B
t2 0-0 2 --- R PHA J. Astroth D. Littlefield 11% 57% Home Run
b4 0-1 0 -23 RR SLB V. Wertz A. Kellner -11% 28% Single to RF; Sievers Scores; Dyck Scores

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Browns' Dick Littlefield facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- PHA E. Joost D. Littlefield 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O PHA D. Philley D. Littlefield -3% 50% Flyball: RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- PHA E. Robinson D. Littlefield 8% 58% Double to RF; Joost to 3B
t1 0-0 1 -23 O PHA G. Zernial D. Littlefield -8% 51% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 2 -23 O PHA P. Suder D. Littlefield -6% 45% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 0, Browns 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Browns Batting, Tied 0-0, Athletics' Alex Kellner facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O SLB J. Groth A. Kellner 2% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- SLB R. Sievers A. Kellner -2% 45% Single to CF
b1 0-0 1 1-- SLB J. Dyck A. Kellner -2% 43% Wild Pitch; Sievers to 2B
b1 0-0 1 -2- O SLB J. Dyck A. Kellner 3% 47% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 2 -2- O SLB V. Wertz A. Kellner 3% 50% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 0, Browns 0.
Top of the 2nd, Athletics Batting, Tied 0-0, Browns' Dick Littlefield facing 6-7-8
t2 0-0 0 --- PHA C. Michaels D. Littlefield 4% 54% Reached on E5 (Ground Ball)
t2 0-0 0 1-- OO PHA K. Thomas D. Littlefield -8% 46% Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
t2 0-0 2 --- R PHA J. Astroth D. Littlefield 11% 57% Home Run
t2 1-0 2 --- PHA A. Kellner D. Littlefield 1% 58% Single to CF
t2 1-0 2 1-- O PHA E. Joost D. Littlefield -2% 56% Strikeout Looking
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Browns 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Browns Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Alex Kellner facing 5-6-7
b2 0-1 0 --- O SLB B. Elliott A. Kellner 3% 58% Flyball: LF
b2 0-1 1 --- O SLB L. Moss A. Kellner 2% 60% Foul Flyball: 3B
b2 0-1 2 --- O SLB B. Hunter A. Kellner 1% 61% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Browns 0.
Top of the 3rd, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Browns' Dick Littlefield facing 2-3-4
t3 1-0 0 --- O PHA D. Philley D. Littlefield -2% 59% Groundout: SS-1B
t3 1-0 1 --- O PHA E. Robinson D. Littlefield -2% 57% Strikeout
t3 1-0 2 --- O PHA G. Zernial D. Littlefield -1% 56% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Browns 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Browns Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Alex Kellner facing 8-9-1
b3 0-1 0 --- O SLB B. Young A. Kellner 3% 59% Groundout: 2B-1B
b3 0-1 1 --- O SLB D. Littlefield A. Kellner 2% 61% Groundout: P-1B
b3 0-1 2 --- O SLB J. Groth A. Kellner 1% 62% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Browns 0.
Top of the 4th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 1-0, Browns' Dick Littlefield facing 5-6-7
t4 1-0 0 --- O PHA P. Suder D. Littlefield -2% 60% Groundout: P-1B
t4 1-0 1 --- O PHA C. Michaels D. Littlefield -2% 58% Flyball: LF
t4 1-0 2 --- O PHA K. Thomas D. Littlefield -1% 57% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 1, Browns 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Browns Batting, Behind 0-1, Athletics' Alex Kellner facing 2-3-4
b4 0-1 0 --- SLB R. Sievers A. Kellner -5% 52% Single to CF
b4 0-1 0 1-- SLB J. Dyck A. Kellner -14% 39% Single to CF; Sievers to 3B/Adv on E8; Dyck to 2B
b4 0-1 0 -23 RR SLB V. Wertz A. Kellner -11% 28% Single to RF; Sievers Scores; Dyck Scores
b4 2-1 0 1-- O SLB B. Elliott A. Kellner 3% 31% Groundout: P-2B/Forceout at 2B
b4 2-1 1 1-- O SLB L. Moss A. Kellner 3% 34% Lineout: CF
b4 2-1 2 1-- O SLB B. Hunter A. Kellner 2% 36% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 3 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Athletics 1, Browns 2.
Top of the 5th, Athletics Batting, Behind 1-2, Browns' Dick Littlefield facing 8-9-1
t5 1-2 0 --- PHA J. Astroth D. Littlefield 5% 41% Single to LF
t5 1-2 0 1-- PHA A. Kellner D. Littlefield 13% 54% Single to RF; Astroth to 3B
t5 1-2 0 1-3 PHA E. Joost D. Littlefield 6% 60% Walk; Kellner to 2B
t5 1-2 0 123 O PHA D. Philley D. Littlefield -9% 50% Popfly: 2B
t5 1-2 1 123 RO PHA E. Robinson D. Littlefield -0% 50% Flyball: RF; Astroth Scores; Kellner to 3B
t5 2-2 2 1-3 RRR PHA G. Zernial D. Littlefield 32% 82% Home Run; Kellner Scores; Joost Scores
t5 5-2 2 --- O PHA P. Suder D. Littlefield -1% 81% Flyball: RF
4 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 5, Browns 2.
Bottom of the 5th, Browns Batting, Behind 2-5, Athletics' Alex Kellner facing 8-9-1
b5 2-5 0 --- O SLB B. Young A. Kellner 3% 84% Groundout: 1B-P
Marty Marion pinch hits for Dick Littlefield (P) batting 9th
b5 2-5 1 --- O SLB M. Marion A. Kellner 2% 85% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 2-5 2 --- SLB J. Groth A. Kellner -2% 83% Double to RF
b5 2-5 2 -2- R SLB R. Sievers A. Kellner -9% 74% Double to CF; Groth Scores
b5 3-5 2 -2- O SLB J. Dyck A. Kellner 4% 78% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Athletics 5, Browns 3.
Top of the 6th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 5-3, Browns' Max Lanier facing 6-7-8
Max Lanier replaces Marty Marion (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t6 5-3 0 --- O PHA C. Michaels M. Lanier -2% 76% Popfly: SS
t6 5-3 1 --- O PHA K. Thomas M. Lanier -1% 75% Popfly: 2B
t6 5-3 2 --- R PHA J. Astroth M. Lanier 9% 85% Home Run
t6 6-3 2 --- PHA A. Kellner M. Lanier 1% 85% Single to LF
t6 6-3 2 1-- PHA E. Joost M. Lanier 1% 86% Walk; Kellner to 2B
t6 6-3 2 12- PHA D. Philley M. Lanier 1% 87% Walk; Kellner to 3B; Joost to 2B
t6 6-3 2 123 RR PHA E. Robinson M. Lanier 8% 95% Double to RF; Kellner Scores; Joost Scores; Philley to 3B
t6 8-3 2 -23 O PHA G. Zernial M. Lanier -1% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
3 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 8, Browns 3.
Bottom of the 6th, Browns Batting, Behind 3-8, Athletics' Alex Kellner facing 4-5-6
b6 3-8 0 --- O SLB V. Wertz A. Kellner 1% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 3-8 1 --- O SLB B. Elliott A. Kellner 1% 96% Flyball: CF
b6 3-8 2 --- O SLB L. Moss A. Kellner 0% 97% Flyball: 1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 8, Browns 3.
Top of the 7th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 8-3, Browns' Max Lanier facing 5-6-7
t7 8-3 0 --- O PHA P. Suder M. Lanier -0% 97% Flyball: 2B
t7 8-3 1 --- O PHA C. Michaels M. Lanier -0% 96% Flyball: RF
t7 8-3 2 --- O PHA K. Thomas M. Lanier -0% 96% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 8, Browns 3.
Bottom of the 7th, Browns Batting, Behind 3-8, Athletics' Alex Kellner facing 7-8-9
b7 3-8 0 --- O SLB B. Hunter A. Kellner 1% 97% Groundout: P unassisted
b7 3-8 1 --- SLB B. Young A. Kellner -2% 96% Double to RF
Dick Kokos pinch hits for Max Lanier (P) batting 9th
b7 3-8 1 -2- SLB D. Kokos A. Kellner -2% 94% Walk
Morrie Martin replaces Alex Kellner pitching and batting 9th
b7 3-8 1 12- O SLB J. Groth M. Martin 2% 96% Foul Flyball: RF
b7 3-8 2 12- O SLB R. Sievers M. Martin 2% 98% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 8, Browns 3.
Top of the 8th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 8-3, Browns' Bob Cain facing 8-9-1
Bob Cain replaces Dick Kokos (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t8 8-3 0 --- O PHA J. Astroth B. Cain -0% 98% Groundout: P-2B-1B
t8 8-3 1 --- O PHA M. Martin B. Cain -0% 98% Strikeout
t8 8-3 2 --- PHA E. Joost B. Cain 0% 98% Single to RF
t8 8-3 2 1-- PHA D. Philley B. Cain 0% 98% Single to CF; Joost to 2B
t8 8-3 2 12- O PHA E. Robinson B. Cain -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Athletics 8, Browns 3.
Bottom of the 8th, Browns Batting, Behind 3-8, Athletics' Morrie Martin facing 3-4-5
b8 3-8 0 --- SLB J. Dyck M. Martin -2% 96% Single to LF
b8 3-8 0 1-- OO SLB V. Wertz M. Martin 3% 99% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b8 3-8 2 --- O SLB B. Elliott M. Martin 0% 99% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 8, Browns 3.
Top of the 9th, Athletics Batting, Ahead 8-3, Browns' Bob Cain facing 4-5-6
t9 8-3 0 --- O PHA G. Zernial B. Cain -0% 99% Foul Flyball: 3B
t9 8-3 1 --- O PHA P. Suder B. Cain -0% 99% Strikeout
t9 8-3 2 --- O PHA C. Michaels B. Cain -0% 99% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 8, Browns 3.
Bottom of the 9th, Browns Batting, Behind 3-8, Athletics' Morrie Martin facing 6-7-8
b9 3-8 0 --- O SLB L. Moss M. Martin 1% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
b9 3-8 1 --- O SLB B. Hunter M. Martin 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 3-8 2 --- O SLB B. Young M. Martin 0% 100% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Athletics 8, Browns 3.

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