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Standings
CHW
@BOS
3
0
CLE
@NYY
10
2
BAL
@PHA
1
2
 
(10)
DET
@WSH
6
1
NYG
@CHC
3
4
BRO
@CIN
6
7
 
(11)
PHI
@MLN
4
3
 
(10)
PIT
@STL
4
5
 
(10)
Saturday, May 1, 1954,
, Griffith Stadium
Attendance: 3,624, Time of Game: 2:05
Tigers
6
8-4
 Won 2 
2nd, ½ GB
at Senators
1
6-7
 Lost 3 
5th, 3 GB
W: Steve Gromek (4-0)
L: Spec Shea (0-1)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          4  0  1   0  0  0   0  0  1    6 16  1
Senators        0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  1

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Frank Bolling 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 5 .265 .333 .408 .741 -0.054 0.54 0.037 -0.091 -1.2 2 0 CS,SH
Jim Delsing LF 3 0 0 0 2 0 5 .311 .404 .400 .804 -0.020 0.29 0.004 -0.024 -0.2 5 0 IW
Harvey Kuenn SS 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .300 .327 .400 .727 0.011 0.27 0.028 -0.017 -0.4 2 5
Ray Boone 3B 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .289 .438 .447 .885 -0.019 0.47 0.020 -0.039 -1.4 1 1
Walt Dropo 1B 5 2 4 2 0 1 5 .313 .333 .458 .792 0.214 0.48 0.220 -0.007 2.6 6 0 3B
Al Kaline RF 5 1 3 2 0 0 5 .275 .288 .275 .563 0.098 0.46 0.116 -0.018 1.2 4 0 GDP
Bill Tuttle CF 5 0 4 2 0 0 5 .426 .481 .596 1.077 0.059 0.25 0.071 -0.012 1.5 2 0 2B
Frank House C 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .226 .324 .258 .582 0.009 0.20 0.022 -0.012 -0.1 5 0
Steve Gromek P 3 0 1 0 0 0 4 .091 .231 .091 .322 -0.002 0.30 0.011 -0.014 -0.0 0 0 SH
Team Totals 38 6 16 6 4 1 44 .421 .476 .500 .976 0.296 0.37 0.529 -0.234 2.0 27 6
2B: B Tuttle (3, off S Shea).
3B: W Dropo (1, off S Shea).
SH: S Gromek (3, off S Shea); F Bolling (1, off C Pascual).
IBB: J Delsing (1, by C Pascual).
TB: W Dropo 6; B Tuttle 5; A Kaline 3; H Kuenn 2; F House 2; S Gromek.
GIDP: A Kaline (2).
RBI: A Kaline 2 (5); B Tuttle 2 (11); W Dropo 2 (11).
2-out RBI: B Tuttle 2; A Kaline 2; W Dropo 2.
Team LOB: 11.
With RISP: 4 for 10.
Fielding
E: H Kuenn (4).
Baserunning
CS: F Bolling (2, 2nd base by S Shea/J Tipton).
Pickoffs: F Bolling (1st base by S Shea).

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 0 1 0 1 0 4 .205 .397 .295 .692 -0.009 0.47 0.024 -0.033 -0.1 3 2
Jim Busby CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .275 .309 .451 .760 -0.053 0.51 0.000 -0.053 -0.8 3 0
Mickey Vernon 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .195 .313 .537 .849 0.015 0.43 0.047 -0.032 0.5 6 1 HR
Clyde Vollmer RF 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .242 .265 .333 .598 0.000 0.49 0.031 -0.031 -0.2 3 0
Roy Sievers LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .178 .296 .400 .696 -0.015 0.50 0.020 -0.035 -0.3 2 1
Mel Hoderlein SS 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .182 .182 .227 .409 -0.059 0.62 0.000 -0.059 -0.8 1 3
Joe Tipton C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .222 .391 .222 .614 -0.040 0.50 0.000 -0.040 -0.6 1 2
Wayne Terwilliger 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .273 .360 .341 .701 0.002 0.46 0.023 -0.021 0.1 7 3
Spec Shea P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.021 0.97 0.000 -0.021 -0.3 1 5
   Camilo Pascual P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 -0.011 0.44 0.000 -0.011 -0.1 0 2
   Mickey McDermott PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .300 .417 .300 .717 -0.013 0.51 0.000 -0.013 -0.2
   Sonny Dixon P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Team Totals 32 1 4 1 1 5 33 .125 .152 .219 .370 -0.204 0.51 0.145 -0.349 -3.0 27 19
HR: M Vernon (4, off S Gromek, 4th inn, 0 on, 0 outs to RF).
TB: M Vernon 4; E Yost; W Terwilliger; C Vollmer.
RBI: M Vernon (7).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 0 for 0.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Yost-W Terwilliger-M Vernon.
E: W Terwilliger (6).
Outfield Assists: R Sievers (B Tuttle at 3rd base).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Steve Gromek, W (4-0) 9 4 1 1 1 5 1 1.75 33 79 0.204 0.51 3.0
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 1 5 1 1.00 33 79 0.204 0.51 3.0

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Spec Shea, L (0-1) 3 9 5 4 2 0 0 8.25 18 21 -0.360 0.61 -4.6
Camilo Pascual 5 4 0 0 2 1 0 0.00 20 2 0 0.070 0.23 3.2
Sonny Dixon 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 2.79 6 0 0 -0.006 0.06 -0.6
Team Totals 9 16 6 5 4 1 0 5.00 44 21 2 0 -0.296 0.37 -2.0
S Shea faced 2 batters in the 4th inning.
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: C Pascual (1; J Delsing).
Pickoffs: S Shea (1; F Bolling, 1st base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Flaherty, 1B - Johnny Stevens, 2B - Eddie Rommel, 3B - Larry Napp.
Time of Game: 2:05.
Attendance: 3,624.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Washington Senators
1 Frank Bolling 2B 1 Eddie Yost 3B
2 Jim Delsing LF 2 Jim Busby CF
3 Harvey Kuenn SS 3 Mickey Vernon 1B
4 Ray Boone 3B 4 Clyde Vollmer RF
5 Walt Dropo 1B 5 Roy Sievers LF
6 Al Kaline RF 6 Mel Hoderlein SS
7 Bill Tuttle CF 7 Joe Tipton C
8 Frank House C 8 Wayne Terwilliger 2B
9 Steve Gromek P 9 Spec Shea P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 0-0 2 12- RR DET W. Dropo S. Shea 20% 70% Triple to RF; Kuenn Scores; Boone Scores
t1 2-0 2 --3 R DET A. Kaline S. Shea 7% 77% Single to LF; Dropo Scores
t1 3-0 2 1-- RO DET B. Tuttle S. Shea 6% 83% Double to LF; Kaline Scores; Tuttle out at 3B/LF-SS-P-3B
t1 0-0 0 1-- O DET J. Delsing S. Shea -6% 48% Bolling Picked off 1B (P-1B-SS-1B-SS-2B-P)
b4 0-5 0 --- R WSH M. Vernon S. Gromek -5% 88% Home Run

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Spec Shea facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- DET F. Bolling S. Shea 4% 54% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O DET J. Delsing S. Shea -6% 48% Bolling Picked off 1B (P-1B-SS-1B-SS-2B-P)
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET J. Delsing S. Shea -1% 46% Groundout: P-1B
t1 0-0 2 --- DET H. Kuenn S. Shea 1% 48% Single to RF
t1 0-0 2 1-- DET R. Boone S. Shea 2% 50% Walk; Kuenn to 2B
t1 0-0 2 12- RR DET W. Dropo S. Shea 20% 70% Triple to RF; Kuenn Scores; Boone Scores
t1 2-0 2 --3 R DET A. Kaline S. Shea 7% 77% Single to LF; Dropo Scores
t1 3-0 2 1-- RO DET B. Tuttle S. Shea 6% 83% Double to LF; Kaline Scores; Tuttle out at 3B/LF-SS-P-3B
4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Senators Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 1-2-3
b1 0-4 0 --- O WSH E. Yost S. Gromek 2% 85% Foul Flyball: 1B
b1 0-4 1 --- O WSH J. Busby S. Gromek 1% 86% Groundout: SS-1B
b1 0-4 2 --- O WSH M. Vernon S. Gromek 1% 86% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, Senators 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Senators' Spec Shea facing 8-9-1
t2 4-0 0 --- DET F. House S. Shea 1% 88% Single to RF
t2 4-0 0 1-- O DET S. Gromek S. Shea -1% 87% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; House to 2B
t2 4-0 1 -2- O DET F. Bolling S. Shea -2% 85% Fielder's Choice P; House out at 3B/P-3B; Bolling to 1B
t2 4-0 2 1-- O DET J. Delsing S. Shea -1% 84% Bolling Caught Stealing 2B (C-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 4, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Behind 0-4, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 4-5-6
b2 0-4 0 --- WSH C. Vollmer S. Gromek -3% 81% Single to CF
b2 0-4 0 1-- O WSH R. Sievers S. Gromek 3% 84% Popfly: 2B
b2 0-4 1 1-- O WSH M. Hoderlein S. Gromek 2% 86% Flyball: RF
b2 0-4 2 1-- O WSH J. Tipton S. Gromek 2% 88% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 4, Senators 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Ahead 4-0, Senators' Spec Shea facing 2-3-4
t3 4-0 0 --- O DET J. Delsing S. Shea -1% 87% Lineout: CF
t3 4-0 1 --- DET H. Kuenn S. Shea 1% 88% Reached on E4 (Ground Ball)
t3 4-0 1 1-- O DET R. Boone S. Shea -1% 87% Flyball: LF
t3 4-0 2 1-- DET W. Dropo S. Shea 1% 88% Single to LF (Pop Fly); Kuenn to 3B; Dropo to 2B/Adv on throw
t3 4-0 2 -23 R DET A. Kaline S. Shea 4% 92% Single to 2B; Kuenn Scores/unER; Dropo to 3B
t3 5-0 2 1-3 O DET B. Tuttle S. Shea -1% 91% Flyball: LF
1 run, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB. Tigers 5, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 8-9-1
b3 0-5 0 --- WSH W. Terwilliger S. Gromek -2% 89% Single to SS
b3 0-5 0 1-- O WSH S. Shea S. Gromek 2% 91% Foul Flyball: LF
b3 0-5 1 1-- O WSH E. Yost S. Gromek 2% 92% Foul Flyball: LF
b3 0-5 2 1-- O WSH J. Busby S. Gromek 1% 94% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Senators 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-0, Senators' Spec Shea facing 8-9-1
t4 5-0 0 --- DET F. House S. Shea 1% 94% Single to RF
t4 5-0 0 1-- DET S. Gromek S. Shea 1% 95% Single to CF; House to 2B
Camilo Pascual replaces Spec Shea pitching and batting 9th
t4 5-0 0 12- O DET F. Bolling C. Pascual 0% 95% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; House to 3B; Gromek to 2B
t4 5-0 1 -23 DET J. Delsing C. Pascual 0% 96% Intentional Walk
t4 5-0 1 123 O DET H. Kuenn C. Pascual -2% 94% Foul Flyball: 1B
t4 5-0 2 123 O DET R. Boone C. Pascual -2% 93% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 5, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-5, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 3-4-5
b4 0-5 0 --- R WSH M. Vernon S. Gromek -5% 88% Home Run
b4 1-5 0 --- O WSH C. Vollmer S. Gromek 2% 90% Strikeout
b4 1-5 1 --- WSH R. Sievers S. Gromek -2% 88% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball)
b4 1-5 1 1-- O WSH M. Hoderlein S. Gromek 2% 90% Strikeout Looking
b4 1-5 2 1-- O WSH J. Tipton S. Gromek 2% 91% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Senators 1.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-1, Senators' Camilo Pascual facing 5-6-7
t5 5-1 0 --- O DET W. Dropo C. Pascual -1% 91% Strikeout Looking
t5 5-1 1 --- O DET A. Kaline C. Pascual -0% 90% Popfly: 2B
t5 5-1 2 --- DET B. Tuttle C. Pascual 0% 91% Single to CF
t5 5-1 2 1-- O DET F. House C. Pascual -1% 90% Popfly: 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Senators Batting, Behind 1-5, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 8-9-1
b5 1-5 0 --- O WSH W. Terwilliger S. Gromek 2% 92% Popfly: SS
b5 1-5 1 --- O WSH C. Pascual S. Gromek 1% 93% Groundout: SS-1B
b5 1-5 2 --- WSH E. Yost S. Gromek -1% 92% Single to LF
b5 1-5 2 1-- O WSH J. Busby S. Gromek 2% 93% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Senators 1.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-1, Senators' Camilo Pascual facing 9-1-2
t6 5-1 0 --- O DET S. Gromek C. Pascual -1% 93% Groundout: C-1B
t6 5-1 1 --- O DET F. Bolling C. Pascual -0% 92% Flyball: CF
t6 5-1 2 --- DET J. Delsing C. Pascual 0% 93% Walk
t6 5-1 2 1-- DET H. Kuenn C. Pascual 1% 93% Single to CF; Delsing to 3B
t6 5-1 2 1-3 O DET R. Boone C. Pascual -1% 92% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 5, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 6th, Senators Batting, Behind 1-5, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 3-4-5
b6 1-5 0 --- O WSH M. Vernon S. Gromek 2% 94% Flyball: RF
b6 1-5 1 --- O WSH C. Vollmer S. Gromek 1% 95% Groundout: 3B-1B
b6 1-5 2 --- O WSH R. Sievers S. Gromek 1% 95% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Senators 1.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-1, Senators' Camilo Pascual facing 5-6-7
t7 5-1 0 --- DET W. Dropo C. Pascual 1% 96% Single to 3B
t7 5-1 0 1-- OO DET A. Kaline C. Pascual -1% 95% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B
t7 5-1 2 --- DET B. Tuttle C. Pascual 0% 95% Single to SS
t7 5-1 2 1-- O DET F. House C. Pascual -0% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 7th, Senators Batting, Behind 1-5, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 6-7-8
b7 1-5 0 --- O WSH M. Hoderlein S. Gromek 1% 96% Strikeout
b7 1-5 1 --- O WSH J. Tipton S. Gromek 1% 97% Groundout: SS-1B
b7 1-5 2 --- O WSH W. Terwilliger S. Gromek 0% 97% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Senators 1.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-1, Senators' Camilo Pascual facing 9-1-2
t8 5-1 0 --- O DET S. Gromek C. Pascual -0% 97% Foul Flyball: 3B
t8 5-1 1 --- O DET F. Bolling C. Pascual -0% 97% Flyball: RF
t8 5-1 2 --- O DET J. Delsing C. Pascual -0% 97% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 5, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 8th, Senators Batting, Behind 1-5, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 9-1-2
Mickey McDermott pinch hits for Camilo Pascual (P) batting 9th
b8 1-5 0 --- O WSH M. McDermott S. Gromek 1% 98% Lineout: RF
b8 1-5 1 --- WSH E. Yost S. Gromek -1% 96% Walk
b8 1-5 1 1-- O WSH J. Busby S. Gromek 2% 98% Strikeout Looking
b8 1-5 2 1-- O WSH M. Vernon S. Gromek 1% 99% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 5, Senators 1.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Ahead 5-1, Senators' Sonny Dixon facing 3-4-5
Sonny Dixon replaces Mickey McDermott (PH) pitching and batting 9th
t9 5-1 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn S. Dixon -0% 99% Flyball: RF
t9 5-1 1 --- O DET R. Boone S. Dixon -0% 99% Flyball: RF
t9 5-1 2 --- DET W. Dropo S. Dixon 0% 99% Single to CF
t9 5-1 2 1-- DET A. Kaline S. Dixon 0% 99% Single to LF; Dropo to 3B
t9 5-1 2 1-3 R DET B. Tuttle S. Dixon 1% 100% Single to RF; Dropo Scores; Kaline to 2B
t9 6-1 2 12- O DET F. House S. Dixon -0% 99% Flyball: CF
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 6, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 9th, Senators Batting, Behind 1-6, Tigers' Steve Gromek facing 4-5-6
b9 1-6 0 --- O WSH C. Vollmer S. Gromek 0% 100% Popfly: SS
b9 1-6 1 --- O WSH R. Sievers S. Gromek 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b9 1-6 2 --- O WSH M. Hoderlein S. Gromek 0% 100% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 6, Senators 1.

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