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In years 1903 to 2020, Involving Babe Ruth 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
101923-10-15WSGm 6tied 0-0HRBatt1---26 (3-2)0.097.414.84%34.17NYYBabe Ruth4.84%34.17NYGArt Nehf-4.84%34.17Home Run (Line Drive to Deep RF Line)
111918-09-09WSGm 4down 2-0OutPitt712-10.1283.224.80%190.35CHCBob O'Farrell-4.80%190.35BOSBabe Ruth4.80%190.35Ground Ball Double Play: SS-2B-1B
121926-10-06WSGm 4tied 1-1HRBatt3---20.115.474.47%30.47NYYBabe Ruth4.47%30.47STLFlint Rhem-4.47%30.47Home Run (Deep CF-RF)
131923-10-10WSGm 1tied 4-4FCBatb7--313 (1-1)0.1432.554.46%133.24NYYBabe Ruth-4.46%133.24NYGRosy Ryan4.46%133.24Fielder's Choice 1B; Dugan out at Hm/1B-C
141932-10-01WSGm 3tied 0-0HRBatt112-00.1751.854.38%77.07NYYBabe Ruth4.38%77.07CHCCharlie Root-4.38%77.07Home Run (Deep CF-RF); Combs Scores/unER; Sewell Scores
151916-10-09WSGm 2tied 1-1FCPit,Fldt81-310.1374.464.34%239.41BROSherry Smith-4.34%239.41BOSBabe Ruth4.34%239.41Fielder's Choice SS; Mowrey out at Hm/SS-C-3B-P; Miller to 3B; Smith to 2B
161918-09-09WSGm 4down 3-21BPitt9---00.1162.694.33%159.02CHCFred Merkle4.33%159.02BOSBabe Ruth-4.33%159.02Single to CF
171932-09-28WSGm 1tied 0-01BFldt11--00.1351.394.26%72.89CHCWoody English4.26%72.89NYYRed Ruffing-4.26%72.89Single to RF; Herman Scores/Adv on E9; English to 3B
181918-09-09WSGm 4down 2-0OutPitt8-2300.1123.754.18%221.68CHCMax Flack-4.18%221.68BOSBabe Ruth4.18%221.68Groundout: 1B unassisted
191918-09-09WSGm 4down 2-01BPitt81--00.1102.594.13%153.11CHCClaude Hendrix4.13%153.11BOSBabe Ruth-4.13%153.11Single to LF; Killefer to 2B
201922-10-05WSGm 2down 3-22BBatb8---10.1181.903.81%102.42NYYBabe Ruth3.81%102.42NYGJesse Barnes-3.81%102.42Double to LF
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