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Standings
KCA
@BAL
4
3
KCA
@BAL
2
4
CHW
@BOS
2
6
CHW
@BOS
7
2
CLE
@NYY
1
6
CLE
@NYY
3
2
DET
@WSH
8
0
DET
@WSH
0
1
NYG
@CHC
5
7
BRO
@CIN
0
9
BRO
@CIN
3
5
PHI
@MLN
4
5
PHI
@MLN
1
9
PIT
@STL
5
6
Sunday, September 11, 1955,
, Griffith Stadium
Attendance: 6,817, Time of Game: 2:06
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Tigers
0
72-71
 Lost 1 
5th, 16 GB
at Senators
1
50-89
 Won 1 
7th, 36 GB
W: Ted Abernathy (5-7)
L: Frank Lary (13-14)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  4  0
Senators        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  1    1 14  1
Winning Run scored with 2 outs

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Harvey Kuenn SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .305 .343 .411 .754 0.001 1.30 0.080 -0.079 0.2 5 4
Bill Tuttle CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .270 .350 .396 .746 -0.155 1.48 0.000 -0.155 -1.0 3 1 GDP
Charlie Maxwell RF 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .283 .339 .556 .895 -0.058 1.19 0.023 -0.081 -0.2 4 1 HBP
   Al Kaline RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .341 .421 .550 .971 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Earl Torgeson 1B 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .276 .389 .398 .787 -0.105 1.48 0.000 -0.105 -0.8 7 1
Ray Boone 3B 2 0 1 0 1 0 3 .291 .355 .485 .839 -0.005 1.16 0.047 -0.052 -0.0 1 1
Jim Delsing LF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .240 .328 .380 .708 -0.123 1.28 0.000 -0.123 -1.0 0 0
Frank House C 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .263 .313 .445 .758 -0.092 1.23 0.000 -0.092 -0.6 3 0
Fred Hatfield 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .235 .338 .348 .686 -0.020 0.88 0.028 -0.048 0.0 3 3
Frank Lary P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .200 .241 .227 .467 -0.115 1.21 0.000 -0.115 -0.8 0 3 GDP
Team Totals 28 0 4 0 1 5 30 .143 .200 .143 .343 -0.672 1.25 0.178 -0.850 -4.3 26 14
HBP: C Maxwell (2, by T Abernathy).
TB: H Kuenn 2; F Hatfield; R Boone.
GIDP: F Lary (1); B Tuttle (25).
Team LOB: 3.
With RISP: 0 for 2.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Hatfield-H Kuenn-E Torgeson.
Outfield Assists: B Tuttle (C Paula at 3rd base); C Maxwell (M Vernon at home plate).
Baserunning
Pickoffs: J Delsing (2nd base by T Abernathy).

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .231 .406 .364 .770 -0.057 1.55 0.075 -0.131 -0.4 1 1
Ernie Oravetz CF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .281 .343 .308 .651 0.033 1.94 0.136 -0.103 0.1 5 0 GDP
Mickey Vernon 1B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .295 .374 .448 .822 0.194 2.53 0.344 -0.150 -0.1 9 1
Roy Sievers LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .267 .366 .487 .853 -0.031 1.23 0.036 -0.067 -0.3 0 0 2B
Pete Runnels 2B 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .285 .358 .350 .708 0.037 1.51 0.079 -0.041 0.4 0 3
Carlos Paula RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .310 .341 .470 .811 -0.152 1.91 0.024 -0.175 -0.9 0 0
Clint Courtney C 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .309 .366 .411 .777 -0.029 1.22 0.000 -0.029 -0.3 2 0
   Ed Fitz Gerald PR-C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .239 .321 .310 .631 -0.146 1.93 0.000 -0.146 -0.9 4 0
Jose Valdivielso SS 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .227 .269 .323 .592 0.020 1.23 0.087 -0.067 0.3 5 4
Ted Abernathy P 2 1 0 0 1 0 4 .130 .167 .130 .297 -0.041 1.56 0.028 -0.069 -0.5 1 2 SH
Team Totals 36 1 14 1 2 1 39 .389 .421 .417 .838 -0.172 1.71 0.809 -0.978 -2.5 27 11
2B: R Sievers (18, off F Lary).
SH: T Abernathy (4, off F Lary).
TB: R Sievers 3; P Runnels 3; E Yost 2; E Oravetz 2; J Valdivielso 2; C Courtney; C Paula; M Vernon.
GIDP: E Oravetz (5).
RBI: M Vernon (81).
2-out RBI: M Vernon.
Team LOB: 12.
With RISP: 3 for 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. P Runnels-J Valdivielso-M Vernon 2.
E: J Valdivielso (20).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Frank Lary, L (13-14) 8.2 14 1 1 2 1 0 3.17 39 51 0.171 1.71 2.5
Team Totals 8.2 14 1 1 2 1 0 1.04 39 51 0.171 1.71 2.5

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Ted Abernathy, W (5-7) 9 4 0 0 1 5 0 5.59 30 83 0.671 1.25 4.3
Team Totals 9 4 0 0 1 5 0 0.00 30 83 0.671 1.25 4.3
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: T Abernathy (7; C Maxwell).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: T Abernathy (2; J Delsing, 2nd base).

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eddie Hurley, 1B - Hank Soar, 2B - Ed Runge, 3B - Bill Summers.
Time of Game: 2:06.
Attendance: 6,817.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Washington Senators
1 Harvey Kuenn SS 1 Eddie Yost 3B
2 Bill Tuttle CF 2 Ernie Oravetz CF
3 Charlie Maxwell RF 3 Mickey Vernon 1B
4 Earl Torgeson 1B 4 Roy Sievers LF
5 Ray Boone 3B 5 Pete Runnels 2B
6 Jim Delsing LF 6 Carlos Paula RF
7 Frank House C 7 Clint Courtney C
8 Fred Hatfield 2B 8 Jose Valdivielso SS
9 Frank Lary P 9 Ted Abernathy P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
b9 0-0 2 123 R WSH M. Vernon F. Lary 34% 100% Single (LF-CF); Abernathy Scores; Yost to 3B; Oravetz to 2B
b8 0-0 2 1-3 O WSH C. Paula F. Lary -11% 50% Groundout: P-1B
t6 0-0 1 1-- OO DET B. Tuttle T. Abernathy 8% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
b8 0-0 0 --- WSH E. Oravetz F. Lary 6% 67% Walk
b7 0-0 2 -2- O WSH E. Yost F. Lary -6% 50% Groundout: SS-1B

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' Ted Abernathy facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn T. Abernathy 2% 52% Lineout: 1B
t1 0-0 1 --- O DET B. Tuttle T. Abernathy 2% 54% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- O DET C. Maxwell T. Abernathy 1% 55% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 1-2-3
b1 0-0 0 --- O WSH E. Yost F. Lary -2% 53% Flyball: RF
b1 0-0 1 --- WSH E. Oravetz F. Lary 2% 55% Single to LF
b1 0-0 1 1-- O WSH M. Vernon F. Lary -3% 52% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B; Vernon to 1B
b1 0-0 2 1-- O WSH R. Sievers F. Lary -2% 50% Double to RF; Vernon out at Hm/RF-2B-C
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Top of the 2nd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Ted Abernathy facing 4-5-6
t2 0-0 0 --- O DET E. Torgeson T. Abernathy 2% 52% Groundout: 3B-1B
t2 0-0 1 --- DET R. Boone T. Abernathy -3% 50% Single to CF
t2 0-0 1 1-- O DET J. Delsing T. Abernathy 2% 52% Groundout: SS unassisted/Forceout at 2B; Delsing to 2B/Adv on E6 (throw)
t2 0-0 2 -2- O DET F. House T. Abernathy 3% 55% Delsing Picked off 2B (P-SS)
0 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 5-6-7
b2 0-0 0 --- WSH P. Runnels F. Lary 4% 59% Single to CF
b2 0-0 0 1-- O WSH C. Paula F. Lary -3% 55% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B; Paula to 1B
b2 0-0 1 1-- O WSH C. Courtney F. Lary -3% 52% Single to CF; Paula out at 3B/CF-2B-3B
Ed Fitz Gerald pinch runs for Clint Courtney (C) batting 7th
b2 0-0 2 1-- O WSH J. Valdivielso F. Lary -2% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Top of the 3rd, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Ted Abernathy facing 7-8-9
Ed Fitz Gerald moves from PR to C
t3 0-0 0 --- O DET F. House T. Abernathy 2% 52% Groundout: 1B-P
t3 0-0 1 --- DET F. Hatfield T. Abernathy -3% 50% Single to 2B/Bunt
t3 0-0 1 1-- OO DET F. Lary T. Abernathy 6% 55% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 9-1-2
b3 0-0 0 --- O WSH T. Abernathy F. Lary -2% 53% Lineout: RF
b3 0-0 1 --- WSH E. Yost F. Lary 3% 56% Single to RF
b3 0-0 1 1-- OO WSH E. Oravetz F. Lary -6% 50% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Top of the 4th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Ted Abernathy facing 1-2-3
t4 0-0 0 --- DET H. Kuenn T. Abernathy -4% 46% Single to LF
t4 0-0 0 1-- O DET B. Tuttle T. Abernathy 2% 48% Groundout: P-1B; Kuenn to 2B
t4 0-0 1 -2- DET C. Maxwell T. Abernathy -2% 45% Hit By Pitch
t4 0-0 1 12- O DET E. Torgeson T. Abernathy 5% 51% Flyball: CF
t4 0-0 2 12- O DET R. Boone T. Abernathy 5% 56% Flyball: SS
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 3-4-5
b4 0-0 0 --- O WSH M. Vernon F. Lary -3% 53% Lineout: 2B
b4 0-0 1 --- O WSH R. Sievers F. Lary -2% 51% Groundout: 1B unassisted
b4 0-0 2 --- WSH P. Runnels F. Lary 1% 53% Single to SS
b4 0-0 2 1-- WSH C. Paula F. Lary 2% 55% Single to RF (Short RF); Runnels to 2B
b4 0-0 2 12- O WSH E. Fitz Gerald F. Lary -5% 50% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Top of the 5th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Ted Abernathy facing 6-7-8
t5 0-0 0 --- O DET J. Delsing T. Abernathy 3% 53% Foul Flyball: C
t5 0-0 1 --- O DET F. House T. Abernathy 2% 55% Flyball: CF
t5 0-0 2 --- O DET F. Hatfield T. Abernathy 1% 57% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 8-9-1
b5 0-0 0 --- WSH J. Valdivielso F. Lary 5% 61% Single to P
b5 0-0 0 1-- O WSH T. Abernathy F. Lary -2% 59% Bunt Groundout: P-2B/Sacrifice; Valdivielso to 2B
b5 0-0 1 -2- O WSH E. Yost F. Lary -5% 55% Groundout: 3B-1B
b5 0-0 2 -2- O WSH E. Oravetz F. Lary -5% 50% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Top of the 6th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Ted Abernathy facing 9-1-2
t6 0-0 0 --- O DET F. Lary T. Abernathy 3% 53% Strikeout Looking
t6 0-0 1 --- DET H. Kuenn T. Abernathy -4% 50% Single to LF
t6 0-0 1 1-- OO DET B. Tuttle T. Abernathy 8% 57% Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 3-4-5
b6 0-0 0 --- O WSH M. Vernon F. Lary -3% 54% Groundout: SS-1B
b6 0-0 1 --- WSH R. Sievers F. Lary 4% 58% Single to CF
b6 0-0 1 1-- O WSH P. Runnels F. Lary -4% 54% Groundout: 1B-SS/Forceout at 2B; Runnels to 1B
b6 0-0 2 1-- O WSH C. Paula F. Lary -4% 50% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Top of the 7th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Ted Abernathy facing 3-4-5
t7 0-0 0 --- O DET C. Maxwell T. Abernathy 4% 54% Flyball: CF
t7 0-0 1 --- O DET E. Torgeson T. Abernathy 3% 57% Strikeout
t7 0-0 2 --- DET R. Boone T. Abernathy -2% 55% Walk
t7 0-0 2 1-- O DET J. Delsing T. Abernathy 4% 59% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 7-8-9
b7 0-0 0 --- O WSH E. Fitz Gerald F. Lary -4% 55% Flyball: CF
b7 0-0 1 --- WSH J. Valdivielso F. Lary 4% 59% Single to CF
b7 0-0 1 1-- O WSH T. Abernathy F. Lary -2% 56% Groundout: P-1B; Valdivielso to 2B
b7 0-0 2 -2- O WSH E. Yost F. Lary -6% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Top of the 8th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Ted Abernathy facing 7-8-9
t8 0-0 0 --- O DET F. House T. Abernathy 5% 55% Groundout: 1B unassisted
t8 0-0 1 --- O DET F. Hatfield T. Abernathy 3% 58% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 0-0 2 --- O DET F. Lary T. Abernathy 2% 60% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 2-3-4
b8 0-0 0 --- WSH E. Oravetz F. Lary 6% 67% Walk
b8 0-0 0 1-- O WSH M. Vernon F. Lary -6% 61% Flyball: SS
b8 0-0 1 1-- O WSH R. Sievers F. Lary -3% 58% Flyball: RF; Oravetz to 2B
b8 0-0 2 -2- WSH P. Runnels F. Lary 3% 61% Single to SS; Oravetz to 3B
b8 0-0 2 1-3 O WSH C. Paula F. Lary -11% 50% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Top of the 9th, Tigers Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Ted Abernathy facing 1-2-3
t9 0-0 0 --- O DET H. Kuenn T. Abernathy 6% 56% Flyball: 3B
t9 0-0 1 --- O DET B. Tuttle T. Abernathy 4% 60% Groundout: SS-1B
t9 0-0 2 --- O DET C. Maxwell T. Abernathy 3% 63% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Senators Batting, Tied 0-0, Tigers' Frank Lary facing 7-8-9
Al Kaline replaces Charlie Maxwell playing RF batting 3rd
b9 0-0 0 --- O WSH E. Fitz Gerald F. Lary -6% 58% Lineout: SS
b9 0-0 1 --- O WSH J. Valdivielso F. Lary -4% 53% Foul Flyball: C
b9 0-0 2 --- WSH T. Abernathy F. Lary 3% 56% Walk
b9 0-0 2 1-- WSH E. Yost F. Lary 5% 61% Single to CF; Abernathy to 2B
b9 0-0 2 12- WSH E. Oravetz F. Lary 5% 66% Single to RF; Abernathy to 3B; Yost to 2B
b9 0-0 2 123 R WSH M. Vernon F. Lary 34% 100% Single (LF-CF); Abernathy Scores; Yost to 3B; Oravetz to 2B
1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB. Tigers 0, Senators 1.

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