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In years 1903 to 2020, Involving Lefty Grove and Sorted by Championship Win Probability Added
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Results Table
Batting Pitching
Rk Date Series Gm# Score Event Role Inn RoB Out Pit(cnt) WPA LI cWPA cLI Tm Batter cWPA cLI Tm Pitcher cWPA cLI Play Description
101928-09-11down 3-21BPitb8-2-00.2573.183.06%63.05NYYLou Gehrig3.06%63.05PHALefty Grove-3.06%63.05Single to LF; Koenig Scores; Gehrig to 2B/Adv on throw to Hm
111931-10-01WSGm 1down 4-2OutPitb41--00.0971.893.05%99.16STLJimmie Wilson-3.05%99.16PHALefty Grove3.05%99.16Ground Ball Double Play: 2B-SS-1B
121931-10-01WSGm 1down 4-2OutPitb6-2320.0953.163.00%165.79STLCharlie Gelbert-3.00%165.79PHALefty Grove3.00%165.79Groundout: SS-1B
131931-10-05WSGm 3ahead 2-02BPitt41--00.0781.152.95%72.47STLPepper Martin2.95%72.47PHALefty Grove-2.95%72.47Double (Deep CF-RF); Hafey to 3B
141930-10-06WSGm 5tied 0-0SOPitb81--20.0581.892.87%155.55STLJim Bottomley-2.87%155.55PHALefty Grove2.87%155.55Strikeout
151930-10-01WSGm 1down 3-2OutPitt712-20.0853.042.66%159.53STLFrankie Frisch-2.66%159.53PHALefty Grove2.66%159.53Lineout: 2B
161928-09-21down 3-2HRPitb512310.3043.582.62%51.28DETHarry Rice0.00%.00PHALefty Grove-2.62%51.28Home Run (Deep RF); Vangilder Scores; Stone Scores; Gehringer Scores/unER
171930-10-05WSGm 4down 1-03BPitb3---10.071.802.55%48.28STLCharlie Gelbert2.55%48.28PHALefty Grove-2.55%48.28Triple to RF (Line Drive)
181930-10-06WSGm 5tied 0-0OutPitb8---00.0521.852.55%152.26STLTaylor Douthit-2.55%152.26PHALefty Grove2.55%152.26Popfly: 2B
191931-10-05WSGm 3ahead 2-0SOPitt4-2310.0631.162.40%73.10STLCharlie Gelbert-2.40%73.10PHALefty Grove2.40%73.10Strikeout Looking
201928-09-11tied 3-3HRPitb8-2-00.1972.022.34%40.05NYYBabe Ruth2.34%40.05PHALefty Grove-2.34%40.05Home Run (Deep RF); Gehrig Scores
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