For all seasons after 1973, the play-by-play data is complete (summary of missing data for pre-1974). For some games from 1954 to 1973, we do not have complete play-by-play.

Summary of 60 Home Runs

4 leading off, 0 walk-off, 5 tying, 14 go ahead, 12 lacking some details

5 Tms
DET 34
SLB 10
CHW 9
KCA 5
WSH 2
Platoon
vs RHP 39
vs LHP 21
Home/Road
Away 32
Home 28
Outs
1 18
0 17
2 14
Unk 11
8 Opps
PHA/KCA 11
BOS 9
BAL/SLB 8
CLE 7
DET 7
10 Parks
Tiger Stad 27
Shibe Pk 6
GriffithStad 6
Fenway Pk 5
Sprtsmn3/Busch 5
Where Hit
7 33
9 5
8 3
78 1
 
General field locations
when available.
Game Totals
1·HR gms 52
2·HR gms 4
Gms w/ this # = 0
are not shown.
Bases
--- 25
1-- 13
-2- 5
123 2
--3 1
Inning
1 6
2 9
3 7
4 5
5 5
RelScore
+4.. 8
+3 2
+2 5
+1 5
Tied 7
Before event,
for batter
DefPos
CF 55
RF 2
LF 2
PH 1
OrderPos
6th 16
1st 11
Unk 10
7th 9
5th 9
Leverage
High Lev 7
Medium Lev 18
Low Lev 23

Play By Play

Play By Play
1948 #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
11111948-09-28DETSLBFred Sanfordb 128
1949 #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
22111949-04-19DETCHWAl Gettelahead 2-1b 51---1780.11079%IPHRInside-the-park Home Run to RF (RF Line)
33221949-04-19DETCHWAl Gettelahead 3-1b 72---1780.06493%Home Run (Fly Ball)
44311949-04-20DETCHWRandy Gumpertbehind 1-2b 811234780.40997%Home Run; Lake Scores; Evers Scores; Robinson Scores
55411949-04-28DETSLBNed Garverb 348
66511949-05-03DETBOSEllis Kinderbehind 0-4b 20---1780.07226%Home Run
77611949-05-24DET@BOSMickey Harrisbehind 0-1t 211--2680.17057%Home Run (Deep LF-CF); Evers Scores
88711949-07-18DETPHAAlex Kellnerb 638
99821949-07-18DETPHACarl Scheibb 738
1010911949-08-07DET@BOSMickey McDermottahead 3-1t 311--2580.13383%Home Run; Wertz Scores
11111011949-08-09DETCHWMax Surkontb 738
12121111949-08-13DETSLBRalph Winegarnerb 728
1950 #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
1313111950-04-21DETCHWMickey Haefnerbehind 0-1b 71---1680.21755%Home Run
1414211950-04-25DET@SLBDick Starrt 518
1515311950-05-14DETSLBCliff Fanninb 728
1616411950-05-19DETPHAHank Wysebehind 0-1b 20---1680.10055%Home Run
1717511950-05-30 (2)DETCLEGene Beardenahead 2-0b 62--32680.10893%Home Run; Kell Scores
1818611950-06-02 (2)DET@PHAAlex Kellnerahead 6-1t 30-2-2680.03996%Home Run; Evers Scores
1919711950-07-01DET@CLEEarly Wynnbehind 3-6t 81---1680.05311%Home Run
2020811950-08-14DET@CLEEarly Wynnbehind 0-1t 911--2680.62981%Home Run; Evers Scores
2121911950-08-15DET@CLEBob Lemontied 0-0t 121234680.27880%Home Run; Kell Scores/unER; Wertz Scores/unER; Evers Scores/unER; Groth Scores/unER
22221011950-08-19DETSLBNed Garverahead 4-0b 81-2-2680.010100%Home Run; Wertz Scores; Groth Scores/unER
23231111950-08-22DET@NYYAllie Reynoldsbehind 2-10t 80-233680.0102%Home Run; Wertz Scores; Evers Scores
24241211950-08-28DET@PHABobby Shantzbehind 2-4t 92---1680.0274%Home Run
1951 #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
2525111951-07-21DETBOSRay Scarboroughbehind 2-6b 91---1680.0112%Home Run
2626211951-08-04DET@BOSLeo Kielybehind 0-1t 901--2580.53082%Home Run (Deep LF); Souchock Scores
2727311951-09-27DET@SLBDuke Markellt 218
1952 #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
2828111952-05-10DETCHWJoe Dobsonbehind 0-5b 80---1680.0204%Home Run
2929211952-06-04DET@PHABobby Shantzbehind 0-2t 401--2680.19150%Home Run; Dropo Scores
3030311952-07-27 (1)DETNYYAllie Reynoldsb 5358
3131411952-08-13DETCHWJoe Dobsonbehind 0-2b 10---1180.10144%Lead-OffHome Run
1953 #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
3232111953-05-19SLB@BOSHal Browntied 0-0t 32---1180.11757%Home Run (Deep LF)
3333211953-05-30 (1)SLB@DETTed Graytied 0-0t 10---1180.10060%Lead-OffHome Run
3434311953-05-30 (2)SLB@DETBill Wightahead 6-1t 81---1180.00999%Home Run
3535411953-06-07 (2)SLBNYYWhitey Fordb 10118Lead-Off
3636511953-07-07SLBCLEEarly Wynnbehind 1-3b 721--2180.34652%Home Run; Kryhoski Scores
3737611953-07-12 (2)SLB@DETRalph Brancatied 0-0t 10---1180.10060%Lead-OffHome Run
3838711953-07-30SLB@PHAMarion Fricanobehind 0-5t 30---1780.04714%Home Run
3939811953-09-03SLBNYYEddie Lopatb 238
4040911953-09-07 (2)SLB@CLEDave Hoskinsbehind 0-1t 321--2180.22658%Home Run; Paige Scores
41411011953-09-22SLB@DETBob Millertied 1-1t 40---1580.12863%Home Run
1954 #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
4242111954-04-19CHW@DETBilly Hoeftahead 1-0t 20---1680.10071%Home Run
4343211954-04-29CHW@NYYEddie Lopatbehind 2-3t 411--2780.24261%Home Run; Michaels Scores
4444311954-06-09CHW@PHAAlex Kellnerahead 1-0t 42-2-2880.19081%Home Run; Rivera Scores/unER; Groth Scores/unER
4545411954-06-15CHWPHAMarion Fricanobehind 2-3b 21---1880.11553%Home Run
4646511954-08-08 (2)CHWWSHSpec Sheaahead 2-0b 80---1580.03297%Home Run
4747611954-08-27CHW@PHAMarion Fricanoahead 5-0t 321-33870.06298%Home Run; Rivera Scores; Marsh Scores
4848711954-09-01 (2)CHW@BOSMel Parnellahead 2-0t 411--2690.13787%Home Run; Kell Scores
1955 #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
4949111955-05-28CHW@DETBen Flowersahead 10-3t 72---1180.004100%Home Run
5050221955-05-28CHW@DETPaul Foytackahead 11-4t 91-2-2180.001100%Home Run; Dropo Scores
5151311955-06-15WSHCLEBob Fellertied 0-0b 21---1580.11464%Home Run
5252411955-06-29WSHBOSIke Delockbehind 4-7b 90---1580.0489%Home Run (Deep CF)
1956 #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
5353111956-05-06 (2)KCA@WSHBob Wieslerahead 7-1t 711--2280.011100%Home Run; Jacobs Scores
5454211956-05-22KCAWSHBob Wieslerahead 5-1b 72---1590.01898%Home Run
5555311956-06-11 (1)KCA@WSHConnie Grobbehind 0-1t 511--2780.25362%Home Run; Ginsberg Scores
5656421956-06-11 (1)KCA@WSHConnie Grobahead 2-1t 72---1780.14079%Home Run
5757511956-08-22KCA@BALBilly Loesahead 5-2t 112-2-2370.02699%Home Run; Power Scores
1958 #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
5858111958-06-06DET@WSHHal Griggstied 0-0t 221--2780.21068%Home Run; Harris Scores
5959211958-09-01 (2)DET@KCAJack Urbanahead 2-1t 51---1180.12375%Home Run
1959 #car #yr #gm Date @Bat   Pitcher Score Inn Out RoB RBI BOP Pos WPA bWE Notes Play Description
6060111959-05-05DETBOSLeo Kielyahead 6-3b 701--25PH0.03699%Home Run; Kaline Scores

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