On June 11, 1950, Bob Lemon goes 9.2 innings to beat the A’s at Shibe Park in 10, 6-3.

Al Rosen and Jim Hegan connected for Homeruns in the tenth to give the Indians a 6-3 lead. The pair drove in 5 of the 6 Indian’s runs on the day. Lemon, got into trouble in the bottom of 10th, the A’s had loaded the bases on 2 hits and a walk. Al Benton came into SCHEIB pinch-hitting for Bobby Schantz and he induced a comebacker to seal the victory over the A’s.

This classic broadcast is announced by Al Helfer & Art Gleason

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Cleveland Indians 6, Philadelphia Athletics 3 (1)

Game Played on Sunday, June 11, 1950 (D) at Shibe Park

CLE A    0  1  2    0  0  0    0  0  0    3  -   6 13  0
PHI A    0  0  2    0  0  0    1  0  0    0  -   3  8  0
BOX+PBP
WP: B. Lemon (7-3)
LP: Shantz (5-5)
SV: Benton (1)
HR: Rosen (15), Hegan (3), Chapman (7)

Top 5 Plays of the game –

t10 CLE Al Rosen vs Bobby Shantz Home Run (Deep LF)

b7 PHA Wally Moses vs Bob Lemon Double to RF; Astroth Scores; Dillinger to 3B

b3 PHA Sam Chapman vs Bob Lemon Home Run (Deep LF); Moses Scores

b8 PHA Billy Hitchcock vs Bob Lemon Ground Ball Double Play: Bunt 3B-SS-2B

t10 CLE Jim Hegan Bobby Shantz 14% 95% Home Run (Deep LF); Boudreau scores

Play by Play 

INDIANS 1ST: Kennedy grounded out (second to first); Clark lined
to right; Easter walked; Doby forced Easter (shortstop to
second); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 0, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 1ST: Dillinger grounded out (third to first); Moses
walked; Lehner struck out; Chapman singled to left [Moses to
third]; Fain walked [Chapman to second]; Joost struck out; 0 R,
1 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Indians 0, Athletics 0.

INDIANS 2ND: Rosen walked; Boudreau grounded out (pitcher to
first) [Rosen to second]; Avila grounded out (shortstop to
first) [Rosen to third]; Hegan singled to center [Rosen scored];
B. Lemon grounded out (pitcher to first); 1 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Indians 1, Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 2ND: Hitchcock grounded out (third to first); Astroth
grounded out (shortstop to first); Shantz struck out; 0 R, 0 H,
0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 1, Athletics 0.

INDIANS 3RD: Kennedy doubled to center; Clark grounded out
(third to first); Easter doubled to left [Kennedy scored]; Doby
walked; Rosen singled to center [Easter scored, Doby to second];
Boudreau lined into a double play (right to first to shortstop)
[Doby out at second]; 2 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3,
Athletics 0.

ATHLETICS 3RD: Dillinger struck out; Moses singled to center;
Lehner made an out to third; Chapman homered [Moses scored];
Fain grounded out (first to pitcher); 2 R, 2 H, 0 E, 0 LOB. 
Indians 3, Athletics 2.

INDIANS 4TH: Avila singled to left; On a bunt Hegan forced Avila
(pitcher to shortstop); B. Lemon singled to left [Hegan out at
third (left to third)]; Kennedy grounded out (shortstop to
first); 0 R, 2 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 4TH: Joost struck out; Hitchcock walked; Astroth
grounded into a double play (shortstop to second to first)
[Hitchcock out at second]; 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0 LOB.  Indians 3,
Athletics 2.

INDIANS 5TH: Clark grounded out (third to first); Easter flied
out to left; Doby singled to right; Rosen grounded out (third to
first); 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 5TH: Shantz struck out; On a bunt Dillinger grounded
out (third to first); Moses walked; Lehner grounded out (second
to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Athletics 2.

INDIANS 6TH: Boudreau grounded out (first unassisted); Avila
struck out; Hegan grounded out (shortstop to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0
E, 0 LOB.  Indians 3, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 6TH: Chapman singled to left [Chapman out at second
(shortstop to first)]; Fain walked; Joost forced Fain (shortstop
to second); Hitchcock lined to center; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB. 
Indians 3, Athletics 2.

INDIANS 7TH: B. Lemon struck out; Kennedy singled to center;
Clark flied out to right; Easter popped to catcher in foul
territory; 0 R, 1 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Athletics 2.

ATHLETICS 7TH: MITCHELL REPLACED CLARK (PLAYING LF); Astroth
singled to center; Shantz out on a sacrifice bunt (first to
second) [Astroth to second]; Dillinger walked; Moses doubled to
right [Astroth scored, Dillinger to third]; Lehner was walked
intentionally; Chapman popped to third in foul territory; Fain
grounded out (first unassisted); 1 R, 2 H, 0 E, 3 LOB.  Indians
3, Athletics 3.

INDIANS 8TH: Doby struck out; Rosen flied out to center;
Boudreau walked; Avila forced Boudreau (third to second); 0 R, 0
H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 3, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 8TH: Joost walked; On a bunt Hitchcock grounded into a
double play (third to shortstop to second) [Joost out at
second]; Astroth grounded out (third to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 0
LOB.  Indians 3, Athletics 3.

INDIANS 9TH: Hegan flied out to center; B. Lemon singled to
right; Kennedy singled to left [B. Lemon to second]; Mitchell
flied out to center; Easter grounded out (second to first); 0 R,
2 H, 0 E, 2 LOB.  Indians 3, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 9TH: Shantz grounded out (third to first); Dillinger
walked; Moses forced Dillinger (second to shortstop); Lehner
grounded out (second to first); 0 R, 0 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians
3, Athletics 3.

INDIANS 10TH: Doby struck out; Rosen homered; Boudreau doubled
to left; Avila lined to right [Boudreau to third]; Hegan homered
[Boudreau scored]; B. Lemon was hit by a pitch; Kennedy flied
out to right; 3 R, 3 H, 0 E, 1 LOB.  Indians 6, Athletics 3.

ATHLETICS 10TH: Chapman grounded out (third to first); Fain
singled to left; Joost singled to left [Fain to second]; MCCOSKY
BATTED FOR HITCHCOCK; McCosky grounded out (second to first)
[Fain to third, Joost to second]; VALO BATTED FOR ASTROTH; Valo
walked; SCHEIB BATTED FOR SHANTZ; BENTON REPLACED B. LEMON
(PITCHING); Scheib grounded out (pitcher to first); 0 R, 2 H, 0
E, 3 LOB.  Indians 6, Athletics 3.