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Scores
Standings
NYY
@BOS
14
4
SLB
@CLE
8
3
SLB
@CLE
6
3
CHW
@DET
10
8
 
(12)
PHA
@WSH
1
5
BSN
@BRO
3
2
BSN
@BRO
3
4
CIN
@CHC
4
3
PHI
@NYG
2
8
PHI
@NYG
3
0
PIT
@STL
0
5
PIT
@STL
1
4
Sunday, August 30, 1931,
, Braves Field
Attendance: 23,000, Time of Game: 2:03
Yankees
14
73-52
 Won 1 
3rd, 16½ GB
at Red Sox
4
49-74
 Lost 1 
6th, 39½ GB
W: Hank Johnson (12-7)
L: Danny MacFayden (13-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         2  1  1   2  4  0   2  1  1   14 21  2
Red Sox         1  0  0   0  0  0   3  0  0    4  9  1

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Earle Combs CF 6 2 1 0 0 0 6 .321 .389 .441 .830 6 0 SB
Joe Sewell 3B 6 3 3 1 0 0 6 .297 .383 .390 .772 1 0 2B
Babe Ruth LF 4 2 2 2 2 0 6 .379 .500 .700 1.200 1 0
   Samuel Byrd LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .336 .377 .713 0 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 6 3 4 4 0 0 6 .358 .460 .688 1.148 11 0 HR,2B
Ben Chapman RF 6 2 4 5 0 1 6 .313 .399 .499 .898 2 0 2·HR,CS
Lyn Lary SS 4 1 2 0 2 0 6 .287 .374 .436 .810 2 2
Bill Dickey C 5 0 2 1 1 0 6 .313 .368 .395 .764 4 0
Tony Lazzeri 2B 5 1 2 1 1 1 6 .256 .366 .376 .742 0 3 SB
Hank Johnson P 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .179 .247 .254 .500 0 5
Team Totals 47 14 21 14 6 2 53 .447 .509 .681 1.190 27 10
2B: J Sewell (17); L Gehrig (30).
HR: L Gehrig (37); B Chapman 2 (17).
TB: B Chapman 10; L Gehrig 8; J Sewell 4; T Lazzeri 2; B Dickey 2; L Lary 2; B Ruth 2; E Combs; H Johnson.
RBI: B Chapman 5 (109); L Gehrig 4 (151); B Ruth 2 (140); B Dickey (56); J Sewell (48); T Lazzeri (61).
Team LOB: 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Lazzeri-L Lary-L Gehrig.
E: J Sewell (16); L Lary (42).
Baserunning
SB: E Combs (7); T Lazzeri (16).
CS: B Chapman (17).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Rabbit Warstler 2B 5 2 2 1 0 0 5 .215 .291 .289 .579 5 4
Hal Rhyne SS 5 0 4 1 0 0 5 .287 .351 .371 .722 2 5
Bill Sweeney 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .292 .323 .369 .691 7 0
Earl Webb RF 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .345 .421 .551 .972 4 0
Otis Miller 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .278 .312 .301 .613 3 1
Tom Oliver CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .281 .313 .367 .679 2 0 2B
Jack Rothrock LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .258 .323 .349 .672 2 0
Charlie Berry C 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 .297 .346 .408 .755 1 1
   Ed Connolly C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .056 .105 .056 .161 1 0
Danny MacFayden P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .119 .132 .149 .282 0 0
   Hod Lisenbee P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .256 .220 .475 0 1
   Tom Winsett PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .211 .263 .268 .531
   Ed Morris P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .152 .125 .277 0 0
   Al Van Camp PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .290 .337 .360 .697
   Jud McLaughlin P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Urbane Pickering PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .253 .319 .392 .710
Team Totals 36 4 9 3 2 3 38 .250 .289 .278 .567 27 12
2B: T Oliver (31).
TB: H Rhyne 4; T Oliver 2; R Warstler 2; J Rothrock; C Berry.
RBI: R Warstler (9); E Webb (87); H Rhyne (46).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Warstler-B Sweeney; H Rhyne-R Warstler-B Sweeney.
E: H Rhyne (23).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Hank Johnson, W (12-7) 9 9 4 3 2 3 0 5.05 38 56
Team Totals 9 9 4 3 2 3 0 3.00 38 56

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Danny MacFayden, L (13-10) 3 13 6 6 3 1 0 4.15 24 7
Hod Lisenbee 2 3 4 3 2 0 1 5.03 11
Ed Morris 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 4.78 8
Jud McLaughlin 2 4 2 2 0 0 1 10.13 10
Team Totals 9 21 14 13 6 2 3 13.00 53 7
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Dinneen, 1B - Red Ormsby, 2B - (none), 3B - George Hildebrand.
Time of Game: 2:03.
Attendance: 23,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

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

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