1956 Kansas City Athletics
Baseball Player Won-Loss Records
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1956 Kansas City Athletics*
Traditional Statistics and Splits (Retrosheet)
Kansas City Athletics - Franchise Page

(Regular Season)

(1956 American League)
Positional Average (Weighted Avg of Options): 0.500 (1-Year) (9-Year) (Long-Run)

Positional Averages for Pitchers (Wgted Avg of Options): "0.500 "vs. Different Values for Starting vs. Relief Pitchers: (Empirical) (Based on Pitchers who Do Both)

Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Position Players
(Sorted by pWORL)
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
3.33.10.3
0.6
3.03.4-0.2
0.1
7.57.5-0.3
0.5
7.97.10.4
1.2
14.314.8-1.2
0.3
15.014.10.3
1.8
1.21.00.1
0.2
1.21.10.1
0.2
17.218.2-1.7
0.1
17.917.5-0.2
1.6
2.12.2-0.1
0.1
2.02.3-0.3
-0.1
9.69.8-1.0
0.0
10.09.4-0.1
0.9
0.10.10.0
0.0
0.10.10.0
0.1
0.20.2-0.1
-0.0
0.10.3-0.1
-0.1
0.20.4-0.3
-0.2
0.20.4-0.2
-0.2
16.717.4-2.1
-0.3
18.215.91.2
3.0
3.34.1-0.7
-0.4
3.53.9-0.3
0.1
3.44.4-0.8
-0.4
3.64.1-0.4
-0.0
0.91.4-0.6
-0.5
1.11.2-0.1
-0.0
8.59.7-1.7
-0.8
9.48.9-0.0
1.0
12.115.0-2.2
-0.8
12.714.4-1.2
0.2
4.05.5-1.4
-0.9
4.35.2-0.7
-0.2
3.04.5-1.4
-1.0
3.53.9-0.2
0.2
6.68.7-2.0
-1.2
7.08.4-1.3
-0.5
3.85.6-2.0
-1.5
4.15.3-1.4
-0.9
5.47.9-2.2
-1.5
6.37.0-0.5
0.2
6.48.6-2.7
-1.9
7.37.7-0.7
0.0
6.89.2-2.9
-2.1
7.98.1-0.6
0.2
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
136.5159.3-26.8
-11.4
146.3149.5-6.8
8.7


Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Pitchers
(Sorted by pWORL)
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
6.66.10.6
1.5
5.86.9-0.9
-0.1
6.87.6-0.5
0.5
7.17.30.2
1.1
1.82.0-0.2
0.1
1.62.2-0.5
-0.2
1.51.7-0.2
0.0
1.41.7-0.3
-0.0
0.50.6-0.0
0.0
0.50.6-0.1
-0.0
7.89.3-1.3
-0.0
8.09.2-1.1
0.2
0.00.1-0.0
-0.0
0.00.1-0.0
-0.0
0.40.5-0.2
-0.1
0.40.6-0.2
-0.1
0.00.2-0.2
-0.1
0.00.1-0.1
-0.1
0.40.8-0.4
-0.3
0.50.8-0.3
-0.2
0.71.4-0.7
-0.5
0.81.3-0.5
-0.4
0.31.0-0.8
-0.7
0.40.8-0.4
-0.3
5.37.1-1.8
-0.7
6.16.3-0.2
0.9
1.12.0-1.0
-0.8
0.92.2-1.2
-1.0
1.02.2-1.2
-1.0
1.32.0-0.7
-0.5
1.83.3-1.4
-1.0
2.13.0-0.9
-0.5
6.79.3-2.4
-1.4
7.09.0-1.8
-0.7
2.24.2-1.9
-1.5
2.83.7-0.8
-0.4
5.08.0-2.9
-1.9
6.06.9-0.8
0.2
14.919.9-4.2
-2.0
16.018.8-1.9
0.3
5.09.3-4.0
-3.1
5.68.6-2.8
-1.8
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
69.596.7-24.6
-12.9
74.192.1-15.4
-3.7


pWins pLosses pWOPA pWORL eWins eLosses eWOPA eWORL
TEAM TOTALS
206.0256.0-51.4
-24.3
220.4241.6-22.2
5.0


Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Position Players
(Sorted by pWORL)
Batting Baserunning Pitching Fielding
Player eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct.
1.82.3
0.438
0.30.2
0.669
0.00.0
0.000
0.90.9
0.506
5.44.9
0.524
0.50.4
0.519
0.00.0
0.000
2.01.8
0.527
10.810.4
0.510
0.80.9
0.491
0.00.0
0.000
3.42.9
0.542
0.50.5
0.487
0.00.0
0.447
0.00.0
0.000
0.70.5
0.578
11.911.5
0.507
1.10.9
0.552
0.00.0
0.000
5.05.1
0.493
1.61.8
0.465
0.10.2
0.237
0.00.0
0.000
0.40.2
0.607
6.45.8
0.527
0.50.6
0.476
0.00.0
0.000
3.13.0
0.507
0.00.0
0.422
0.00.0
0.574
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.0
0.699
0.10.2
0.329
0.00.0
0.611
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.253
0.10.4
0.143
0.00.0
0.202
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.1
0.700
13.011.1
0.539
0.90.7
0.548
0.00.0
0.000
4.44.1
0.518
2.93.1
0.476
0.20.2
0.572
0.00.0
0.000
0.40.6
0.429
1.92.3
0.454
0.30.3
0.505
0.00.0
0.000
1.31.5
0.467
0.70.7
0.507
0.10.0
0.707
0.00.0
0.000
0.30.5
0.404
6.25.7
0.521
0.30.3
0.516
0.00.0
0.000
2.82.8
0.501
6.89.1
0.428
0.70.6
0.513
0.00.0
0.000
5.24.7
0.526
3.64.3
0.455
0.30.4
0.398
0.00.0
0.000
0.40.4
0.497
1.82.3
0.439
0.20.1
0.600
0.00.0
0.000
1.51.4
0.519
4.45.6
0.439
0.40.3
0.578
0.00.0
0.000
2.22.4
0.477
3.14.3
0.418
0.30.2
0.616
0.00.0
0.000
0.80.8
0.497
5.05.8
0.462
0.60.5
0.536
0.00.0
0.000
0.70.7
0.523
4.84.7
0.504
0.20.4
0.346
0.00.0
0.000
2.42.5
0.485
4.44.7
0.480
0.50.4
0.561
0.00.0
0.000
3.12.9
0.513
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
97.0101.6
0.488
8.27.7
0.518
0.00.0
0.000
41.339.9
0.508


Basic Player Won-Lost Records
Pitchers
(Sorted by pWORL)
Batting Baserunning Pitching Fielding
Player eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct.
0.40.7
0.389
0.00.0
0.443
5.36.0
0.467
0.10.1
0.544
0.10.8
0.150
0.00.0
0.184
6.76.2
0.519
0.30.2
0.570
0.00.1
0.198
0.00.0
0.177
1.62.0
0.435
0.10.0
0.891
0.00.1
0.178
0.00.0
0.258
1.41.6
0.462
0.00.0
0.639
0.00.0
0.347
0.00.0
0.837
0.50.6
0.452
0.00.0
0.531
0.20.9
0.212
0.00.0
0.461
7.58.1
0.481
0.20.2
0.549
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.1
0.250
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.30.5
0.404
0.00.0
0.833
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.1
0.213
0.00.0
1.000
0.10.1
0.525
0.00.0
0.198
0.40.7
0.348
0.00.0
0.826
0.00.1
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.81.2
0.404
0.00.0
0.897
0.00.0
0.000
0.00.0
0.000
0.40.8
0.350
0.00.0
0.869
0.10.5
0.240
0.00.0
0.487
5.75.6
0.505
0.20.1
0.552
0.10.1
0.494
0.00.0
0.329
0.92.0
0.311
0.00.0
0.707
0.00.3
0.001
0.00.0
0.000
1.31.6
0.446
0.00.0
0.000
0.10.3
0.140
0.00.0
0.489
2.02.6
0.434
0.00.0
0.566
0.30.7
0.286
0.00.0
0.249
6.57.9
0.455
0.30.2
0.554
0.00.4
0.004
0.00.0
0.000
2.73.1
0.460
0.10.1
0.383
0.30.5
0.366
0.00.1
0.309
5.56.2
0.470
0.20.1
0.664
0.92.1
0.294
0.10.2
0.167
15.015.9
0.485
0.30.3
0.483
0.20.7
0.216
0.00.0
0.291
5.57.5
0.423
0.10.3
0.317
------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
SUB-TOTAL
2.98.3
0.256
0.20.5
0.270
70.180.4
0.466
2.01.7
0.539


Batting Baserunning Pitching Fielding
eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct. eWins eLoss Win Pct.
TEAM TOTALS
99.9110.0
0.476
8.48.2
0.508
70.180.4
0.466
43.441.7
0.510


eWin, eLoss, eWOPA by Position
Catcher
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Tim Thompson5.86.2-0.3
Joe Ginsberg3.84.6-0.7
Hal W. Smith3.53.9-0.3
Joe Astroth0.20.4-0.2
------ ------ ------
TOTAL13.315.1-1.5
  
First Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Vic Power8.48.0-0.5
Eddie Robinson3.44.1-1.0
Harry Simpson2.73.1-0.7
Rance Pless0.91.2-0.4
------ ------ ------
TOTAL15.516.4-2.5
  
Second Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Vic Power5.85.10.9
Jim Finigan3.84.7-0.7
Clete Boyer3.03.5-0.4
Spook Jacobs3.03.4-0.2
Hector Lopez0.80.80.1
Mike Baxes0.00.0-0.0
Joe DeMaestri0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL16.517.4-0.4
  
Third Base
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Hector Lopez13.413.5-0.6
Jim Finigan2.93.1-0.3
Rance Pless0.60.40.1
Clete Boyer0.50.30.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL17.317.4-0.6
  
Shortstop
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Joe DeMaestri12.714.4-1.2
Mike Baxes3.33.8-0.4
Hector Lopez0.20.2-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL16.118.4-1.5
  
Left Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Gus Zernial8.57.60.2
Lou Skizas7.87.10.1
Enos Slaughter2.01.80.1
Bill Renna0.70.9-0.3
Vic Power0.70.8-0.2
Johnny Groth0.80.60.1
Dave Melton0.10.10.0
Elmer Valo0.00.1-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.619.00.0
  
Center Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Al Pilarcik7.77.6-0.4
Johnny Groth4.54.9-0.7
Hector Lopez3.32.90.3
Harry Simpson2.92.8-0.1
Jim Pisoni1.21.00.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.619.2-0.8
  
Right Field
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Harry Simpson12.410.01.7
Enos Slaughter4.84.00.4
Lou Skizas1.92.0-0.2
Johnny Groth1.71.6-0.0
Al Pilarcik0.20.2-0.1
Bill Renna0.10.10.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL21.118.01.8
  
Designated Hitter
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.00.00.0
  
Pinch Hitter
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Enos Slaughter1.11.3-0.1
Gus Zernial0.71.4-0.5
Eddie Robinson0.61.3-0.5
Tim Thompson0.50.8-0.3
Rance Pless0.50.7-0.1
Joe Ginsberg0.40.6-0.1
Jim Finigan0.10.6-0.4
Johnny Groth0.30.5-0.1
Lou Skizas0.30.30.0
Bill Renna0.30.20.1
Mike Baxes0.20.2-0.0
Hector Lopez0.20.10.1
Elmer Valo0.10.2-0.0
Vic Power0.10.10.0
Al Pilarcik0.10.1-0.1
Harry Simpson0.00.2-0.2
Clete Boyer0.00.1-0.0
Alex Kellner0.10.00.1
Joe DeMaestri0.00.0-0.0
Jim Pisoni0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL5.88.8-2.1
  
Pinch Runner
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Mike Baxes0.10.2-0.1
Jack Crimian0.00.1-0.0
Bobby Shantz0.00.00.0
Clete Boyer0.00.0-0.0
Bill Renna0.00.00.0
Al Pilarcik0.00.00.0
Hector Lopez0.00.0-0.0
Eddie Robinson0.00.00.0
Johnny Groth0.00.0-0.0
Spook Jacobs0.00.0-0.0
Troy Herriage0.00.0-0.0
Rance Pless0.00.00.0
Jim Finigan0.00.00.0
Joe Astroth0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.20.3-0.1
  
Pitcher Offense
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Art Ditmar0.92.3-0.4
Tom A. Gorman0.20.9-0.3
Alex Kellner0.40.70.0
Lou Kretlow0.30.8-0.1
Wally Burnette0.20.8-0.3
Troy Herriage0.20.7-0.2
Jack Crimian0.30.50.0
Bobby Shantz0.20.5-0.1
Jack McMahan0.00.4-0.2
Tommy Lasorda0.10.3-0.1
Glenn Cox0.00.3-0.2
Art Ceccarelli0.10.10.0
Jose G. Santiago0.10.10.0
Moe Burtschy0.00.1-0.0
Bill Harrington0.00.1-0.0
Walt Craddock0.00.1-0.0
Carl Duser0.00.00.0
George Brunet0.00.0-0.0
Arnie Portocarrero0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL3.08.7-2.0
  
Starting Pitching
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Art Ditmar13.414.7-1.5
Lou Kretlow6.87.9-1.2
Troy Herriage5.36.6-1.4
Wally Burnette5.85.8-0.1
Alex Kellner5.16.0-1.0
Tom A. Gorman4.04.8-0.8
Jack Crimian2.62.8-0.2
Jack McMahan2.33.1-0.8
Tommy Lasorda1.62.1-0.5
Glenn Cox1.31.6-0.3
Jose G. Santiago0.91.8-0.9
Walt Craddock0.81.2-0.4
Bobby Shantz0.80.80.0
Art Ceccarelli0.30.7-0.4
Carl Duser0.50.6-0.1
Arnie Portocarrero0.30.6-0.3
Bill Harrington0.10.4-0.3
George Brunet0.10.2-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL52.161.7-10.1
  
Relief Pitching
Player eWins eLosses eWOPA
Bobby Shantz5.15.0-0.0
Tom A. Gorman3.73.50.0
Jack Crimian3.13.5-0.5
Moe Burtschy1.62.0-0.4
Art Ditmar1.91.50.3
Bill Harrington1.21.3-0.1
Wally Burnette1.20.60.6
Troy Herriage0.51.0-0.5
Tommy Lasorda0.40.6-0.1
Jack McMahan0.40.30.0
George Brunet0.20.3-0.1
Alex Kellner0.30.10.2
Arnie Portocarrero0.10.2-0.1
Lou Kretlow0.10.2-0.1
Jose G. Santiago0.10.2-0.1
Bill Bradford0.00.1-0.1
Bob Spicer0.00.1-0.0
Art Ceccarelli0.10.00.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL20.120.4-0.9


Team eWins over Positional Average by Position
PC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOth
1956 Kansas City Athletics-13.0-1.5-2.5-0.4-0.6-1.50.0-0.81.8-2.2


pWin, pLoss, pWOPA by Position
Catcher
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Tim Thompson5.07.0-1.8
Joe Ginsberg3.54.9-1.2
Hal W. Smith3.34.1-0.7
Joe Astroth0.20.4-0.3
------ ------ ------
TOTAL12.016.4-4.0
  
First Base
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Vic Power8.18.4-1.2
Eddie Robinson3.44.1-1.2
Harry Simpson2.33.5-1.5
Rance Pless0.91.2-0.4
------ ------ ------
TOTAL14.717.1-4.2
  
Second Base
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Vic Power5.65.30.4
Jim Finigan3.74.8-0.9
Clete Boyer2.54.0-1.4
Spook Jacobs3.33.10.3
Hector Lopez0.90.80.1
Mike Baxes0.00.0-0.0
Joe DeMaestri0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL15.918.0-1.6
  
Third Base
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Hector Lopez12.514.4-2.4
Jim Finigan2.93.2-0.4
Rance Pless0.70.30.4
Clete Boyer0.40.40.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL16.518.2-2.4
  
Shortstop
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Joe DeMaestri12.115.0-2.2
Mike Baxes3.14.0-0.8
Hector Lopez0.10.2-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL15.319.2-3.0
  
Left Field
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Gus Zernial7.88.3-1.2
Lou Skizas7.77.2-0.1
Enos Slaughter1.81.9-0.2
Bill Renna0.60.9-0.4
Vic Power0.60.9-0.4
Johnny Groth0.50.9-0.5
Dave Melton0.10.10.0
Elmer Valo0.00.1-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.220.3-2.8
  
Center Field
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Al Pilarcik6.68.7-2.7
Johnny Groth4.25.3-1.5
Hector Lopez3.42.70.5
Harry Simpson2.82.9-0.2
Jim Pisoni1.21.00.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL18.220.6-3.7
  
Right Field
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Harry Simpson11.510.9-0.2
Enos Slaughter4.74.20.2
Lou Skizas1.62.3-0.9
Johnny Groth1.51.8-0.4
Al Pilarcik0.10.3-0.2
Bill Renna0.10.2-0.1
------ ------ ------
TOTAL19.419.7-1.6
  
Designated Hitter
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
------ ------ ------
TOTAL0.00.00.0
  
Pinch Hitter
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Enos Slaughter1.01.4-0.2
Gus Zernial0.71.4-0.5
Eddie Robinson0.51.4-0.8
Tim Thompson0.40.9-0.4
Rance Pless0.50.7-0.1
Joe Ginsberg0.40.6-0.1
Jim Finigan0.00.7-0.6
Johnny Groth0.20.5-0.3
Lou Skizas0.30.30.0
Bill Renna0.10.3-0.2
Mike Baxes0.20.2-0.0
Hector Lopez0.20.10.1
Elmer Valo0.20.2-0.0
Vic Power0.10.1-0.0
Al Pilarcik0.10.10.0
Harry Simpson0.00.2-0.2
Clete Boyer0.10.1-0.0
Alex Kellner0.10.00.1
Joe DeMaestri0.00.0-0.0
Jim Pisoni0.00.0-0.0
------ ------ ------
TOTAL5.19.5-3.4
  
Pinch Runner
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Mike Baxes0.10.1-0.0
Jack Crimian0.00.1-0.0
Bobby Shantz0.00.0-0.0
Clete Boyer0.00.0-0.0
Bill Renna0.00.00.0
Al Pilarcik0.00.0-0.0
Hector Lopez0.00.0-0.0
Eddie Robinson0.00.00.0
Johnny Groth0.00.0-0.0
Spook Jacobs0.00.0-0.0
Troy Herriage0.00.00.0
Rance Pless0.00.0-0.0
Jim Finigan0.00.00.0
Joe Astroth0.00.00.0
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TOTAL0.20.3-0.1
  
Pitcher Offense
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Art Ditmar1.02.3-0.3
Tom A. Gorman0.20.9-0.3
Alex Kellner0.50.60.1
Lou Kretlow0.30.8-0.1
Wally Burnette0.20.8-0.3
Troy Herriage0.20.7-0.2
Jack Crimian0.30.50.1
Bobby Shantz0.20.5-0.1
Jack McMahan0.00.4-0.2
Tommy Lasorda0.00.4-0.2
Glenn Cox0.00.3-0.2
Art Ceccarelli0.10.10.1
Jose G. Santiago0.10.00.1
Moe Burtschy0.00.1-0.0
Bill Harrington0.00.1-0.0
Walt Craddock0.00.1-0.0
Carl Duser0.00.0-0.0
George Brunet0.00.0-0.0
Arnie Portocarrero0.00.0-0.0
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TOTAL3.28.5-1.7
  
Starting Pitching
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Art Ditmar11.916.2-4.5
Lou Kretlow6.28.4-2.3
Troy Herriage4.27.6-3.4
Wally Burnette5.46.2-0.8
Alex Kellner5.75.50.1
Tom A. Gorman3.95.0-1.1
Jack Crimian2.13.3-1.2
Jack McMahan1.93.4-1.5
Tommy Lasorda1.32.4-1.1
Glenn Cox1.02.0-1.0
Jose G. Santiago0.91.7-0.8
Walt Craddock0.71.3-0.6
Bobby Shantz0.90.70.2
Art Ceccarelli0.30.8-0.5
Carl Duser0.50.5-0.0
Arnie Portocarrero0.20.7-0.5
Bill Harrington0.20.4-0.1
George Brunet0.10.2-0.1
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TOTAL47.566.3-19.2
  
Relief Pitching
Player pWins pLosses pWOPA
Bobby Shantz4.25.9-1.8
Tom A. Gorman3.73.50.1
Jack Crimian2.54.1-1.8
Moe Burtschy1.81.9-0.2
Art Ditmar2.01.40.6
Bill Harrington1.21.3-0.1
Wally Burnette1.20.60.6
Troy Herriage0.51.0-0.5
Tommy Lasorda0.40.6-0.1
Jack McMahan0.30.4-0.1
George Brunet0.30.3-0.1
Alex Kellner0.40.10.3
Arnie Portocarrero0.10.3-0.3
Lou Kretlow0.10.10.0
Jose G. Santiago0.00.2-0.2
Bill Bradford0.00.2-0.2
Bob Spicer0.00.1-0.0
Art Ceccarelli0.10.00.1
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TOTAL18.721.8-3.7


Team pWins over Positional Average by Position
PC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOth
1956 Kansas City Athletics-24.6-4.0-4.2-1.6-2.4-3.0-2.8-3.7-1.6-3.5


*Player won-loss records are calculated using Retrosheet play-by-play data. For some seasons, Retrosheet does not have full play-by-play data for all games. In these cases, some games may be missing.
The number of Games shown here are the number of games for which Retrosheet play-by-play data exist and were used in these calculations.



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