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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BAL
6
2
WSH
@BOS
0
16
CHW
@DET
0
1
MLN
@CHC
7
5
BRO
@NYG
1
3
PHI
@PIT
5
2
 
(10)
CIN
@STL
4
7
Friday, May 27, 1955,
, Busch Stadium I
Attendance: 8,516, Time of Game: 2:33
Reds
4
17-20
 Lost 1 
6th, 10½ GB
at Cardinals
7
17-19
 Won 1 
5th, 10 GB
W: Luis Arroyo (5-0)
L: Joe Nuxhall (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Reds            0  0  0   0  0  1   3  0  0    4  8  0
Cardinals       2  1  2   0  0  0   2  0  X    7 12  1

Cincinnati Reds

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Johnny Temple 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .266 .383 .302 .685 0.058 0.91 0.105 -0.047 0.7 2 4 2B
Ray Jablonski LF 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .214 .274 .357 .631 -0.106 1.40 0.000 -0.106 -0.9 2 0 SF
   Corky Valentine P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Johnny Klippstein P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .429 .200 .629 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 1 0
Gus Bell CF 4 0 2 1 0 1 4 .276 .313 .408 .721 0.155 0.94 0.163 -0.009 1.6 0 0 2B
Ted Kluszewski 1B 2 0 0 1 1 0 4 .333 .400 .624 1.024 -0.100 1.47 0.010 -0.110 -0.5 8 1 SF,IW
Wally Post RF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .287 .331 .524 .856 -0.086 0.82 0.000 -0.086 -1.1 2 0
Hobie Landrith C 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .346 .393 .731 1.124 0.067 0.56 0.085 -0.018 1.1 4 1 HR
Chuck Harmon 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .211 .294 .408 .702 -0.078 0.80 0.000 -0.078 -0.9 1 0
Roy McMillan SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .223 .296 .256 .552 -0.029 0.71 0.027 -0.056 -0.4 3 3
Joe Nuxhall P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .182 .217 .364 .581 -0.023 0.80 0.000 -0.023 -0.2 0 2
   Bud Podbielan P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.004 0.15 0.000 -0.004 -0.1 0 0
   Stan Palys PH-LF 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .277 .356 .369 .725 0.035 0.81 0.045 -0.010 0.2 1 0
Team Totals 34 4 8 4 1 4 37 .235 .243 .382 .626 -0.111 0.92 0.435 -0.547 -0.5 24 11
2B: G Bell (8, off L Arroyo); J Temple (5, off L Arroyo).
HR: H Landrith (3, off L Arroyo, 7th inn, 0 on, 0 outs).
SF: T Kluszewski (2, off L Arroyo); R Jablonski (2, off L Arroyo).
IBB: T Kluszewski (7, by L Arroyo).
TB: H Landrith 5; G Bell 3; J Temple 3; S Palys; R McMillan.
RBI: G Bell (22); T Kluszewski (31); H Landrith (4); R Jablonski (13).
2-out RBI: G Bell.
Team LOB: 6.
With RISP: 2 for 6.

St.Louis Cardinals

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Bill Virdon CF 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .341 .404 .520 .925 -0.032 0.30 0.005 -0.037 -0.4 5 0
Red Schoendienst 2B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .350 .444 .460 .904 -0.001 0.28 0.021 -0.022 0.1 1 0
Stan Musial 1B 3 2 2 0 1 0 4 .304 .410 .500 .910 0.038 0.54 0.045 -0.007 0.6 9 1
Rip Repulski LF 3 3 2 2 1 0 4 .304 .331 .534 .865 0.262 0.77 0.275 -0.013 2.4 3 0 HR,2B
Wally Moon RF 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .298 .359 .464 .823 0.026 0.58 0.051 -0.025 0.2 0 0
Bill Sarni C 3 0 1 2 1 1 4 .313 .382 .400 .782 0.097 0.51 0.107 -0.010 1.5 4 0
Ken Boyer 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .233 .303 .395 .699 -0.037 0.32 0.002 -0.039 -1.0 3 1 CS
Alex Grammas SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .209 .308 .275 .582 -0.027 0.34 0.000 -0.027 -0.9 1 2
Luis Arroyo P 3 0 1 1 0 2 3 .133 .133 .133 .267 0.065 0.36 0.072 -0.006 0.6 1 1
   Paul LaPalme P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.003 0.11 0.000 -0.003 -0.2 0 1
Team Totals 35 7 12 7 3 3 38 .343 .395 .457 .852 0.388 0.43 0.578 -0.189 3.0 27 6
2B: R Repulski (10, off C Valentine).
HR: R Repulski (8, off J Nuxhall, 1st inn, 1 on, 2 outs).
TB: R Repulski 6; B Virdon 2; S Musial 2; R Schoendienst 2; W Moon; K Boyer; B Sarni; L Arroyo.
RBI: B Sarni 2 (12); R Repulski 2 (28); W Moon 2 (23); L Arroyo (1).
2-out RBI: R Repulski 2; B Sarni 2; L Arroyo.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 6.
Fielding
E: A Grammas (4).
Baserunning
CS: K Boyer (5, 2nd base by B Podbielan/H Landrith).

Cincinnati Reds

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Joe Nuxhall, L (4-3) 3.2 8 5 5 2 1 1 3.57 21 24 -0.286 0.54 -3.8
Bud Podbielan 2.1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0.51 8 3 0 0.030 0.16 1.8
Corky Valentine 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 7.27 3 0 0 -0.160 0.95 -2.4
Johnny Klippstein 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.94 6 1 0 0.027 0.18 1.4
Team Totals 8 12 7 7 3 3 1 7.88 38 24 4 0 -0.389 0.43 -3.0
C Valentine faced 3 batters in the 7th inning.

St.Louis Cardinals

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Luis Arroyo, W (5-0) 6.2 8 4 3 1 4 1 1.67 30 47 -0.048 0.92 -0.9
Paul LaPalme, S (1) 2.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.70 7 2 0 0.160 0.89 1.4
Team Totals 9 8 4 3 1 4 1 3.00 37 47 2 0 0.112 0.92 0.5
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: L Arroyo (1; T Kluszewski).
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Babe Pinelli, 1B - Dusty Boggess, 2B - Tom Gorman, 3B - Bill Engeln.
Time of Game: 2:33.
Attendance: 8,516.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cincinnati Reds         St.Louis Cardinals
1 Johnny Temple 2B 1 Bill Virdon CF
2 Ray Jablonski LF 2 Red Schoendienst 2B
3 Gus Bell CF 3 Stan Musial 1B
4 Ted Kluszewski 1B 4 Rip Repulski LF
5 Wally Post RF 5 Wally Moon RF
6 Hobie Landrith C 6 Bill Sarni C
7 Chuck Harmon 3B 7 Ken Boyer 3B
8 Roy McMillan SS 8 Alex Grammas SS
9 Joe Nuxhall P 9 Luis Arroyo P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b1 0-0 2 1-- RR STL R. Repulski J. Nuxhall 19% 71% Home Run; Musial Scores
t7 3-5 2 12- R CIN G. Bell L. Arroyo -12% 71% Single; Palys Scores; Temple to 2B
t7 4-5 2 12- O CIN T. Kluszewski P. LaPalme 8% 79% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b3 3-0 2 -23 RR STL B. Sarni J. Nuxhall 8% 93% Single; Schoendienst Scores; Repulski Scores
b7 5-4 0 1-- STL R. Repulski C. Valentine 8% 90% Double; Musial to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Reds Batting, Tied 0-0, Cardinals' Luis Arroyo facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O CIN J. Temple L. Arroyo 2% 52% Popfly: 1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O CIN R. Jablonski L. Arroyo 2% 54% Popfly: 1B
t1 0-0 2 --- CIN G. Bell L. Arroyo -2% 52% Double
t1 0-0 2 -2- CIN T. Kluszewski L. Arroyo -1% 51% Intentional Walk
t1 0-0 2 12- O CIN W. Post L. Arroyo 4% 55% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Cardinals Batting, Tied 0-0, Reds' Joe Nuxhall facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O STL B. Virdon J. Nuxhall -2% 53% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-0 1 --- O STL R. Schoendienst J. Nuxhall -2% 51% Flyball: LF
b1 0-0 2 --- STL S. Musial J. Nuxhall 1% 52% Single
b1 0-0 2 1-- RR STL R. Repulski J. Nuxhall 19% 71% Home Run; Musial Scores
b1 2-0 2 --- O STL W. Moon J. Nuxhall -1% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 2.
Top of the 2nd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-2, Cardinals' Luis Arroyo facing 6-7-8
t2 0-2 0 --- CIN H. Landrith L. Arroyo -4% 66% Single
t2 0-2 0 1-- O CIN C. Harmon L. Arroyo 4% 70% Popfly: 1B
t2 0-2 1 1-- O CIN R. McMillan L. Arroyo 3% 73% Flyball: LF
t2 0-2 2 1-- O CIN J. Nuxhall L. Arroyo 2% 75% Strikeout
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 2.
Bottom of the 2nd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 2-0, Reds' Joe Nuxhall facing 6-7-8
b2 2-0 0 --- STL B. Sarni J. Nuxhall 2% 77% Walk
b2 2-0 0 1-- O STL K. Boyer J. Nuxhall -2% 75% Groundout: P-SS/Forceout at 2B
b2 2-0 1 1-- O STL A. Grammas J. Nuxhall -1% 74% Groundout: P-1B; Boyer to 2B
b2 2-0 2 -2- R STL L. Arroyo J. Nuxhall 7% 81% Single; Boyer Scores
b2 3-0 2 1-- O STL B. Virdon J. Nuxhall -1% 80% Flyball: LF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 3.
Top of the 3rd, Reds Batting, Behind 0-3, Cardinals' Luis Arroyo facing 1-2-3
t3 0-3 0 --- O CIN J. Temple L. Arroyo 2% 82% Popfly: 2B
t3 0-3 1 --- O CIN R. Jablonski L. Arroyo 1% 83% Flyball: LF
t3 0-3 2 --- O CIN G. Bell L. Arroyo 1% 84% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 3.
Bottom of the 3rd, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 3-0, Reds' Joe Nuxhall facing 2-3-4
b3 3-0 0 --- STL R. Schoendienst J. Nuxhall 2% 86% Single
b3 3-0 0 1-- O STL S. Musial J. Nuxhall -1% 85% Groundout: SS-1B; Schoendienst to 2B
b3 3-0 1 -2- STL R. Repulski J. Nuxhall 1% 86% Walk
b3 3-0 1 12- O STL W. Moon J. Nuxhall -1% 85% Groundout: 2B-1B; Schoendienst to 3B; Repulski to 2B
b3 3-0 2 -23 RR STL B. Sarni J. Nuxhall 8% 93% Single; Schoendienst Scores; Repulski Scores
b3 5-0 2 1-- O STL K. Boyer J. Nuxhall -1% 92% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 4th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-5, Cardinals' Luis Arroyo facing 4-5-6
t4 0-5 0 --- O CIN T. Kluszewski L. Arroyo 1% 94% Groundout: 1B-P
t4 0-5 1 --- O CIN W. Post L. Arroyo 1% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 0-5 2 --- O CIN H. Landrith L. Arroyo 0% 95% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 4th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Reds' Joe Nuxhall facing 8-9-1
b4 5-0 0 --- O STL A. Grammas J. Nuxhall -0% 94% Groundout: SS-1B
b4 5-0 1 --- O STL L. Arroyo J. Nuxhall -0% 94% Strikeout
b4 5-0 2 --- STL B. Virdon J. Nuxhall 0% 94% Single
b4 5-0 2 1-- STL R. Schoendienst J. Nuxhall 0% 95% Single; Virdon to 2B
b4 5-0 2 12- STL S. Musial J. Nuxhall 0% 95% Single; Virdon to 3B; Schoendienst to 2B
Bud Podbielan replaces Joe Nuxhall pitching and batting 9th
b4 5-0 2 123 O STL R. Repulski B. Podbielan -1% 94% Groundout: 2B unassisted/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 5th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-5, Cardinals' Luis Arroyo facing 7-8-9
t5 0-5 0 --- O CIN C. Harmon L. Arroyo 1% 95% Foul Flyball: 3B
t5 0-5 1 --- O CIN R. McMillan L. Arroyo 1% 96% Groundout: P-1B
t5 0-5 2 --- O CIN B. Podbielan L. Arroyo 0% 96% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 5th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-0, Reds' Bud Podbielan facing 5-6-7
b5 5-0 0 --- O STL W. Moon B. Podbielan -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
b5 5-0 1 --- O STL B. Sarni B. Podbielan -0% 96% Strikeout
b5 5-0 2 --- STL K. Boyer B. Podbielan 0% 96% Single
b5 5-0 2 1-- O STL A. Grammas B. Podbielan -0% 95% Boyer Caught Stealing 2B (C-2B)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 0, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 6th, Reds Batting, Behind 0-5, Cardinals' Luis Arroyo facing 1-2-3
t6 0-5 0 --- CIN J. Temple L. Arroyo -3% 93% Double
t6 0-5 0 -2- O CIN R. Jablonski L. Arroyo 2% 95% Flyball: CF
t6 0-5 1 -2- CIN G. Bell L. Arroyo -2% 93% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Temple to 3B
t6 0-5 1 1-3 RO CIN T. Kluszewski L. Arroyo 1% 94% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; Temple Scores/unER
t6 1-5 2 1-- O CIN W. Post L. Arroyo 1% 95% Strikeout
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 6th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-1, Reds' Bud Podbielan facing 8-9-1
b6 5-1 0 --- O STL A. Grammas B. Podbielan -0% 95% Popfly: 3B
b6 5-1 1 --- O STL L. Arroyo B. Podbielan -0% 95% Strikeout
b6 5-1 2 --- STL B. Virdon B. Podbielan 0% 95% Single
b6 5-1 2 1-- O STL R. Schoendienst B. Podbielan -0% 94% Popfly: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 1, Cardinals 5.
Top of the 7th, Reds Batting, Behind 1-5, Cardinals' Luis Arroyo facing 6-7-8
t7 1-5 0 --- R CIN H. Landrith L. Arroyo -5% 90% Home Run
t7 2-5 0 --- O CIN C. Harmon L. Arroyo 2% 92% Flyball: CF
t7 2-5 1 --- CIN R. McMillan L. Arroyo -3% 89% Single
Stan Palys pinch hits for Bud Podbielan (P) batting 9th
t7 2-5 1 1-- CIN S. Palys L. Arroyo -4% 85% Single; McMillan to 2B
t7 2-5 1 12- CIN J. Temple L. Arroyo -8% 77% Single; McMillan to 3B; Palys to 2B
t7 2-5 1 123 RO CIN R. Jablonski L. Arroyo 6% 82% Flyball: CF/Sacrifice Fly; McMillan Scores
t7 3-5 2 12- R CIN G. Bell L. Arroyo -12% 71% Single; Palys Scores; Temple to 2B
Paul LaPalme replaces Luis Arroyo pitching and batting 9th
t7 4-5 2 12- O CIN T. Kluszewski P. LaPalme 8% 79% Groundout: 1B unassisted
3 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Reds 4, Cardinals 5.
Bottom of the 7th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 5-4, Reds' Corky Valentine facing 3-4-5
Corky Valentine replaces Ray Jablonski (LF) pitching and batting 2nd
Stan Palys moves from PH to LF
b7 5-4 0 --- STL S. Musial C. Valentine 3% 82% Walk
b7 5-4 0 1-- STL R. Repulski C. Valentine 8% 90% Double; Musial to 3B
b7 5-4 0 -23 RR STL W. Moon C. Valentine 5% 95% Single; Musial Scores; Repulski Scores
Johnny Klippstein replaces Corky Valentine pitching and batting 2nd
b7 7-4 0 1-- O STL B. Sarni J. Klippstein -1% 94% Popfly: SS
b7 7-4 1 1-- O STL K. Boyer J. Klippstein -1% 94% Flyball: LF
b7 7-4 2 1-- O STL A. Grammas J. Klippstein -1% 93% Flyball: RF
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Reds 4, Cardinals 7.
Top of the 8th, Reds Batting, Behind 4-7, Cardinals' Paul LaPalme facing 5-6-7
t8 4-7 0 --- O CIN W. Post P. LaPalme 2% 95% Popfly: SS
t8 4-7 1 --- O CIN H. Landrith P. LaPalme 1% 97% Groundout: P-1B
t8 4-7 2 --- O CIN C. Harmon P. LaPalme 1% 97% Popfly: 3B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cardinals 7.
Bottom of the 8th, Cardinals Batting, Ahead 7-4, Reds' Johnny Klippstein facing 9-1-2
b8 7-4 0 --- O STL P. LaPalme J. Klippstein -0% 97% Foul Flyball: C
b8 7-4 1 --- O STL B. Virdon J. Klippstein -0% 97% Groundout: 2B-1B
b8 7-4 2 --- O STL R. Schoendienst J. Klippstein -0% 97% Groundout: 1B-P
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cardinals 7.
Top of the 9th, Reds Batting, Behind 4-7, Cardinals' Paul LaPalme facing 8-9-1
t9 4-7 0 --- O CIN R. McMillan P. LaPalme 2% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 4-7 1 --- O CIN S. Palys P. LaPalme 1% 100% Flyball: LF
t9 4-7 2 --- O CIN J. Temple P. LaPalme 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Reds 4, Cardinals 7.

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