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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
4
1
NYY
@BOS
0
1
CHW
@DET
4
8
CLE
@SLB
9
4
CLE
@SLB
11
9
PHA
@WSH
6
10
PHI
@BRO
5
2
PHI
@BRO
5
7
STL
@CHC
6
2
PIT
@CIN
3
0
BSN
@NYG
2
4
BSN
@NYG
2
6
Sunday, August 2, 1931,
, Braves Field
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:01
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Yankees
4
58-40
 Won 1 
3rd, 14½ GB
at Red Sox
1
39-60
 Lost 1 
6th, 33 GB
W: Red Ruffing (10-11)
L: Jack Russell (6-13)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  3  1    4 12  0
Red Sox         0  0  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    1  8  0

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Samuel Byrd CF 5 2 1 0 0 2 5 .305 .385 .435 .820 2 0
Joe Sewell 3B 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .301 .401 .398 .799 2 1
Babe Ruth LF 5 1 2 2 0 0 5 .386 .506 .703 1.209 2 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .338 .450 .672 1.122 8 0
Ben Chapman RF 2 0 1 0 2 0 4 .312 .398 .503 .900 0 0 SB
Lyn Lary SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .293 .375 .457 .832 2 2
Bill Dickey C 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .315 .368 .398 .765 11 0
Tony Lazzeri 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .241 .367 .352 .719 0 4
Red Ruffing P 3 0 2 0 0 0 4 .328 .328 .507 .836 0 1 SH
Team Totals 35 4 12 4 4 2 40 .343 .410 .343 .753 27 8
SH: R Ruffing (5).
TB: B Dickey 2; B Ruth 2; R Ruffing 2; L Lary; T Lazzeri; B Chapman; J Sewell; L Gehrig; S Byrd.
RBI: B Ruth 2 (111); B Dickey (38); L Gehrig (117).
Team LOB: 9.
Baserunning
SB: B Chapman (43).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Jack Rothrock LF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .266 .336 .344 .680 3 0
Hal Rhyne SS 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .275 .342 .369 .711 3 5 2B
Otis Miller 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .296 .335 .311 .646 0 1
Earl Webb RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .366 .438 .597 1.036 2 1
Bill Sweeney 1B 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .303 .328 .378 .706 14 1
Tom Oliver CF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .280 .314 .381 .694 1 0
Charlie Berry C 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .310 .364 .442 .806 2 0
Rabbit Warstler 2B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .207 .290 .288 .579 2 4
   Urbane Pickering PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .251 .320 .397 .717
   Bobby Reeves 2B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .167 .293 .244 .537 0 1
Jack Russell P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .169 .197 .254 .451 0 4
   Bob Kline P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .379 .370 .750 0 0
   Al Van Camp PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .292 .341 .375 .716
   Ed Morris P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .154 .185 .154 .339 0 0
   Tom Winsett PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .180 .242 .230 .472
Team Totals 35 1 8 1 2 10 37 .229 .270 .257 .527 27 17
2B: H Rhyne (29).
TB: T Oliver 2; H Rhyne 2; T Winsett; O Miller; C Berry; J Rothrock; B Sweeney.
RBI: H Rhyne (43).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Warstler-H Rhyne-B Sweeney.

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Red Ruffing, W (10-11) 9 8 1 1 2 10 0 5.10 37 75
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 2 10 0 1.00 37 75

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Jack Russell, L (6-13) 7.2 10 3 3 4 2 0 5.10 34 45
Bob Kline 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.19 1
Ed Morris 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 4.74 5
Team Totals 9 12 4 4 4 2 0 4.00 40 45
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Hildebrand, 1B - Harry Geisel, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Dinneen.
Time of Game: 2:01.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Boston Red Sox
1 Samuel Byrd CF 1 Jack Rothrock LF
2 Joe Sewell 3B 2 Hal Rhyne SS
3 Babe Ruth LF 3 Otis Miller 3B
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Earl Webb RF
5 Ben Chapman RF 5 Bill Sweeney 1B
6 Lyn Lary SS 6 Tom Oliver CF
7 Bill Dickey C 7 Charlie Berry C
8 Tony Lazzeri 2B 8 Rabbit Warstler 2B
9 Red Ruffing P 9 Jack Russell P

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