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Standings
BAL
@BOS
1
8
CLE
@CHW
1
2
KCA
@DET
2
1
NYY
@WSH
10
4
PHI
@BRO
8
6
STL
@CIN
4
2
CHC
@MLN
0
6
PIT
@NYG
3
4
Tuesday, April 17, 1956,
, Griffith Stadium
Attendance: 27,837, Time of Game: 2:38
Yankees
10
1-0
Won 1 
1st
at Senators
4
0-1
Lost 1 
5th, 1 GB
W: Don Larsen (1-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
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Yankees         1  0  2   0  1  4   0  2  0   10 12  0
Senators        1  0  0   0  1  0   2  0  0    4  6  1

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Hank Bauer RF 4 1 0 0 1 2 .000 .200 -0.055 0.81 0.027 -0.081 -0.7 2 0
Jerry Lumpe SS 5 3 2 1 0 2 .400 .800 0.076 0.64 0.117 -0.041 1.0 0 2
Mickey Mantle CF 3 3 2 4 2 1 .667 3.467 0.205 0.70 0.237 -0.032 3.9 3 0 2·HR
Yogi Berra C 4 1 4 5 1 0 1.000 3.000 0.348 0.60 0.348 0.000 5.3 6 0 HR,2B
Bill Skowron 1B 5 0 2 0 0 3 .400 .800 -0.007 0.44 0.033 -0.040 -0.8 5 3
Billy Martin 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.091 0.65 0.000 -0.091 -1.7 0 1
Elston Howard LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 .200 .400 -0.017 0.47 0.025 -0.043 -0.4 6 0
Andy Carey 3B 5 1 1 0 0 2 .200 .400 0.008 0.45 0.038 -0.030 0.1 2 0
Don Larsen P 4 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 -0.060 0.53 0.000 -0.060 -1.0 3 1
Team Totals 40 10 12 10 4 12 .300 .914 0.407 0.59 0.825 -0.418 5.5 27 7
2B: Y Berra (1, off T Clevenger).
HR: M Mantle 2 (2, 2 off C Pascual; 1st inn, 0 on, 2 outs to CF; 6th inn, 2 on, 2 outs to CF); Y Berra (1, off C Pascual; 3rd inn, 1 on, 2 outs to CF).
TB: M Mantle 8; Y Berra 8; B Skowron 2; J Lumpe 2; E Howard; A Carey.
RBI: Y Berra 5 (5); M Mantle 4 (4); J Lumpe (1).
2-out RBI: M Mantle 4; Y Berra 4; J Lumpe.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 10.

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Eddie Yost 3B 2 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .500 0.001 0.46 0.029 -0.028 0.0 0 4
Dick Tettelbach LF 4 1 1 1 0 2 .250 1.250 0.062 0.56 0.104 -0.042 0.2 0 0 HR
Whitey Herzog RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 .250 .500 -0.051 0.54 0.002 -0.052 -0.5 1 0
Roy Sievers 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.040 0.39 0.000 -0.040 -0.8 8 0
Pete Runnels 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .250 .750 -0.023 0.43 0.015 -0.038 0.0 2 2 2B
Lou Berberet C 3 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .250 -0.053 0.55 0.002 -0.055 -0.6 14 0
   Tom Wright PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0
Karl Olson CF 4 2 3 3 0 0 .750 3.000 0.113 0.38 0.124 -0.011 2.9 2 0 2·HR
Jose Valdivielso SS 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.048 0.96 0.000 -0.048 -0.4 0 4
   Ernie Oravetz PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.011 0.43 0.000 -0.011 -0.2
   Jerry Snyder SS 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.004 0.22 0.000 -0.004 -0.5 0 0
Camilo Pascual P 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.032 0.63 0.000 -0.032 -0.3 0 0
   Bob Chakales P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Harmon Killebrew PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 -0.005 0.22 0.000 -0.005 -0.1
   Tex Clevenger P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
   Clint Courtney PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 -0.002 0.07 0.000 -0.002 -0.4
Team Totals 33 4 6 4 3 6 .182 .735 -0.093 0.48 0.276 -0.368 -0.5 27 10
2B: P Runnels (1, off D Larsen).
HR: K Olson 2 (2, 2 off D Larsen; 5th inn, 0 on, 1 out to CF; 7th inn, 1 on, 1 out to CF); D Tettelbach (1, off D Larsen; 1st inn, 0 on, 1 out to LF).
TB: K Olson 9; D Tettelbach 4; P Runnels 2; W Herzog.
RBI: K Olson 3 (3); D Tettelbach (1).
Team LOB: 5.
With RISP: 1 for 5.
Fielding
E: J Valdivielso (1).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Don Larsen, W (1-0) 9 6 4 4 3 6 3 4.00 36 62 0.093 0.48 0.5
Team Totals 9 6 4 4 3 6 3 4.00 36 62 0.093 0.48 0.5

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Camilo Pascual, L (0-1) 6 10 8 6 3 9 3 9.00 32 30 -0.386 0.80 -5.0
Bob Chakales 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.00 3 0 0 0.003 0.04 0.5
Tex Clevenger 2 2 2 2 1 2 0 9.00 9 0 0 -0.024 0.07 -1.0
Team Totals 9 12 10 8 4 12 3 8.00 44 30 0 0 -0.407 0.59 -5.5
Balks: None.
WP: T Clevenger (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eddie Rommel, 1B - Johnny Stevens, 2B - Ed Runge, 3B - Frank Tabacchi.
Time of Game: 2:38.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Washington Senators
1 Hank Bauer RF 1 Eddie Yost 3B
2 Jerry Lumpe SS 2 Dick Tettelbach LF
3 Mickey Mantle CF 3 Whitey Herzog RF
4 Yogi Berra C 4 Roy Sievers 1B
5 Bill Skowron 1B 5 Pete Runnels 2B
6 Billy Martin 2B 6 Lou Berberet C
7 Elston Howard LF 7 Karl Olson CF
8 Andy Carey 3B 8 Jose Valdivielso SS
9 Don Larsen P 9 Camilo Pascual P

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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t3 1-1 2 1-- RR NYY Y. Berra C. Pascual 21% 69% Home Run; Lumpe Scores/unER; Berra Scores/unER
t6 5-2 2 12- RRR NYY M. Mantle C. Pascual 11% 97% Home Run; Carey Scores; Lumpe Scores
b1 0-1 1 --- R WSH D. Tettelbach D. Larsen -10% 47% Home Run
t1 0-0 2 --- R NYY M. Mantle C. Pascual 10% 56% Home Run
t5 3-1 1 12- R NYY Y. Berra C. Pascual 9% 88% Single to RF; Bauer Scores; Mantle to 3B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Camilo Pascual facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- O NYY H. Bauer C. Pascual -2% 48% Foul Flyball: C
t1 0-0 1 --- O NYY J. Lumpe C. Pascual -2% 46% Strikeout
t1 0-0 2 --- R NYY M. Mantle C. Pascual 10% 56% Home Run
t1 1-0 2 --- NYY Y. Berra C. Pascual 1% 57% Walk
t1 1-0 2 1-- NYY B. Skowron C. Pascual 2% 60% Single to CF; Berra to 3B
t1 1-0 2 1-3 O NYY B. Martin C. Pascual -4% 55% Groundout: SS-1B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 1, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Senators Batting, Behind 0-1, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 1-2-3
b1 0-1 0 --- O WSH E. Yost D. Larsen 2% 58% Foul Flyball: 1B
b1 0-1 1 --- R WSH D. Tettelbach D. Larsen -10% 47% Home Run
b1 1-1 1 --- O WSH W. Herzog D. Larsen 2% 49% Strikeout
b1 1-1 2 --- O WSH R. Sievers D. Larsen 1% 50% Flyball: CF
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Senators 1.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Senators' Camilo Pascual facing 7-8-9
t2 1-1 0 --- O NYY E. Howard C. Pascual -2% 48% Foul Flyball: C
t2 1-1 1 --- O NYY A. Carey C. Pascual -2% 46% Flyball: CF
t2 1-1 2 --- O NYY D. Larsen C. Pascual -1% 45% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Tied 1-1, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 5-6-7
b2 1-1 0 --- O WSH P. Runnels D. Larsen 2% 47% Flyball: LF
b2 1-1 1 --- O WSH L. Berberet D. Larsen 2% 49% Strikeout
b2 1-1 2 --- O WSH K. Olson D. Larsen 1% 50% Groundout: SS-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 1, Senators 1.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Tied 1-1, Senators' Camilo Pascual facing 1-2-3
t3 1-1 0 --- O NYY H. Bauer C. Pascual -3% 47% Groundout: 3B-1B
t3 1-1 1 --- NYY J. Lumpe C. Pascual 3% 50% Reached on E6 (Ground Ball); Lumpe to 1B
t3 1-1 1 1-- O NYY M. Mantle C. Pascual -3% 47% Strikeout
t3 1-1 2 1-- RR NYY Y. Berra C. Pascual 21% 69% Home Run; Lumpe Scores/unER; Berra Scores/unER
t3 3-1 2 --- NYY B. Skowron C. Pascual 1% 69% Single to CF
t3 3-1 2 1-- O NYY B. Martin C. Pascual -2% 68% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Behind 1-3, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 8-9-1
b3 1-3 0 --- O WSH J. Valdivielso D. Larsen 3% 70% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 1-3 1 --- O WSH C. Pascual D. Larsen 2% 72% Popfly: 1B
b3 1-3 2 --- WSH E. Yost D. Larsen -1% 71% Walk
b3 1-3 2 1-- O WSH D. Tettelbach D. Larsen 3% 73% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Senators 1.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-1, Senators' Camilo Pascual facing 7-8-9
t4 3-1 0 --- O NYY E. Howard C. Pascual -2% 72% Groundout: SS-1B
t4 3-1 1 --- O NYY A. Carey C. Pascual -1% 70% Strikeout Looking
t4 3-1 2 --- O NYY D. Larsen C. Pascual -1% 69% Strikeout
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 4th, Senators Batting, Behind 1-3, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 3-4-5
b4 1-3 0 --- O WSH W. Herzog D. Larsen 3% 72% Strikeout Looking
b4 1-3 1 --- O WSH R. Sievers D. Larsen 2% 74% Flyball: LF
b4 1-3 2 --- O WSH P. Runnels D. Larsen 1% 75% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Senators 1.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-1, Senators' Camilo Pascual facing 1-2-3
t5 3-1 0 --- NYY H. Bauer C. Pascual 3% 78% Walk
t5 3-1 0 1-- O NYY J. Lumpe C. Pascual -3% 76% Strikeout Looking
t5 3-1 1 1-- NYY M. Mantle C. Pascual 3% 78% Walk; Bauer to 2B
t5 3-1 1 12- R NYY Y. Berra C. Pascual 9% 88% Single to RF; Bauer Scores; Mantle to 3B
t5 4-1 1 1-3 O NYY B. Skowron C. Pascual -4% 84% Strikeout
t5 4-1 2 1-3 O NYY B. Martin C. Pascual -3% 81% Groundout: SS-2B/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 4, Senators 1.
Bottom of the 5th, Senators Batting, Behind 1-4, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 6-7-8
b5 1-4 0 --- O WSH L. Berberet D. Larsen 3% 84% Flyball: LF
b5 1-4 1 --- R WSH K. Olson D. Larsen -9% 75% Home Run
b5 2-4 1 --- O WSH J. Valdivielso D. Larsen 2% 77% Groundout: 1B-P
b5 2-4 2 --- O WSH C. Pascual D. Larsen 1% 78% Foul Flyball: 3B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Senators 2.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-2, Senators' Camilo Pascual facing 7-8-9
t6 4-2 0 --- NYY E. Howard C. Pascual 3% 81% Single to CF
t6 4-2 0 1-- NYY A. Carey C. Pascual 4% 85% Single to LF; Howard to 2B
t6 4-2 0 12- O NYY D. Larsen C. Pascual -4% 81% Strikeout
t6 4-2 1 12- O NYY H. Bauer C. Pascual -3% 78% Strikeout
t6 4-2 2 12- R NYY J. Lumpe C. Pascual 9% 86% Single to CF; Howard Scores; Carey to 2B
t6 5-2 2 12- RRR NYY M. Mantle C. Pascual 11% 97% Home Run; Carey Scores; Lumpe Scores
t6 8-2 2 --- NYY Y. Berra C. Pascual 0% 97% Single to RF
t6 8-2 2 1-- O NYY B. Skowron C. Pascual -0% 97% Strikeout Looking
4 runs, 5 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 8, Senators 2.
Bottom of the 6th, Senators Batting, Behind 2-8, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 1-2-3
b6 2-8 0 --- WSH E. Yost D. Larsen -1% 96% Walk
b6 2-8 0 1-- O WSH D. Tettelbach D. Larsen 1% 97% Strikeout
b6 2-8 1 1-- O WSH W. Herzog D. Larsen 1% 98% Groundout: 1B-2B-P; Yost to 2B
b6 2-8 2 -2- O WSH R. Sievers D. Larsen 1% 98% Flyball: RF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 8, Senators 2.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 8-2, Senators' Bob Chakales facing 6-7-8
Bob Chakales replaces Camilo Pascual pitching and batting 9th
t7 8-2 0 --- O NYY B. Martin B. Chakales -0% 98% Groundout: 3B-1B
t7 8-2 1 --- O NYY E. Howard B. Chakales -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B
t7 8-2 2 --- O NYY A. Carey B. Chakales -0% 98% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 8, Senators 2.
Bottom of the 7th, Senators Batting, Behind 2-8, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 5-6-7
b7 2-8 0 --- WSH P. Runnels D. Larsen -1% 97% Double to LF
b7 2-8 0 -2- O WSH L. Berberet D. Larsen 1% 98% Flyball: CF
b7 2-8 1 -2- RR WSH K. Olson D. Larsen -3% 95% Home Run; Runnels Scores
Ernie Oravetz pinch hits for Jose Valdivielso (SS) batting 8th
b7 4-8 1 --- O WSH E. Oravetz D. Larsen 1% 96% Flyball: LF
Harmon Killebrew pinch hits for Bob Chakales (P) batting 9th
b7 4-8 2 --- O WSH H. Killebrew D. Larsen 1% 97% Strikeout Looking
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 8, Senators 4.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 8-4, Senators' Tex Clevenger facing 9-1-2
Tex Clevenger replaces Harmon Killebrew (PH) pitching and batting 9th
Jerry Snyder replaces Ernie Oravetz (PH) playing SS batting 8th
t8 8-4 0 --- O NYY D. Larsen T. Clevenger -0% 96% Groundout: 2B-1B
t8 8-4 1 --- O NYY H. Bauer T. Clevenger -0% 96% Strikeout
t8 8-4 2 --- NYY J. Lumpe T. Clevenger 0% 96% Single to RF
t8 8-4 2 1-- NYY M. Mantle T. Clevenger 0% 96% Wild Pitch; Lumpe to 2B
t8 8-4 2 -2- NYY M. Mantle T. Clevenger 0% 96% Walk
t8 8-4 2 12- RR NYY Y. Berra T. Clevenger 3% 99% Double to CF; Lumpe Scores; Mantle Scores
t8 10-4 2 -2- O NYY B. Skowron T. Clevenger -0% 99% Strikeout
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 10, Senators 4.
Bottom of the 8th, Senators Batting, Behind 4-10, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 1-2-3
b8 4-10 0 --- O WSH E. Yost D. Larsen 0% 99% Flyball: LF
b8 4-10 1 --- O WSH D. Tettelbach D. Larsen 0% 100% Flyball: RF
b8 4-10 2 --- WSH W. Herzog D. Larsen -0% 100% Single to RF
b8 4-10 2 1-- O WSH R. Sievers D. Larsen 0% 100% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 10, Senators 4.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 10-4, Senators' Tex Clevenger facing 6-7-8
t9 10-4 0 --- O NYY B. Martin T. Clevenger -0% 100% Flyball: RF
t9 10-4 1 --- O NYY E. Howard T. Clevenger -0% 100% Groundout: 3B-1B
t9 10-4 2 --- O NYY A. Carey T. Clevenger -0% 100% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 10, Senators 4.
Bottom of the 9th, Senators Batting, Behind 4-10, Yankees' Don Larsen facing 5-6-7
b9 4-10 0 --- O WSH P. Runnels D. Larsen 0% 100% Groundout: 1B-P
b9 4-10 1 --- WSH L. Berberet D. Larsen -0% 100% Walk
Tom Wright pinch runs for Lou Berberet (C) batting 6th
b9 4-10 1 1-- WSH K. Olson D. Larsen -0% 99% Single to RF; Wright to 2B
b9 4-10 1 12- O WSH J. Snyder D. Larsen 0% 100% Groundout: 3B unassisted/Forceout at 3B; Olson to 2B
Clint Courtney pinch hits for Tex Clevenger (P) batting 9th
b9 4-10 2 12- O WSH C. Courtney D. Larsen 0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 10, Senators 4.

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