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Scores
Standings
DET
@BOS
7
2
CLE
@NYY
3
7
SLB
@PHA
3
7
CHW
@WSH
5
4
BSN
@CHC
8
15
BRO
@CIN
2
3
NYG
@PIT
4
13
PHI
@STL
1
6
Tuesday, May 23, 1939,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 2,500, Time of Game: 2:10
Tigers
7
11-20
 Won 1 
8th, 13 GB
at Red Sox
2
16-8
 Lost 1 
2nd, 4½ GB
W: Bobo Newsom (4-2)
L: Woody Rich (3-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          1  0  0   2  1  3   0  0  0    7 11  1
Red Sox         0  1  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    2 11  0

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Barney McCosky CF 3 2 2 2 1 0 .318 .843 2 0 2B,HBP
Dixie Walker RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 .270 .720 3 0
Charlie Gehringer 2B 2 1 0 1 2 0 .288 .908 3 3 SH
Hank Greenberg 1B 4 1 2 3 1 1 .319 1.091 8 1 HR,2B
Beau Bell LF 4 0 1 0 0 0 .231 .654 0 0 SH
Red Kress SS 5 1 1 0 0 1 .273 .655 5 5 SB
Billy Rogell 3B 5 1 3 0 0 0 .200 .611 0 0
Birdie Tebbetts C 4 1 2 1 0 0 .286 .620 6 0
Bobo Newsom P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .167 .375 0 2 SH
Team Totals 35 7 11 7 4 2 .314 .857 27 11
2B: H Greenberg (13); B McCosky (12).
HR: H Greenberg (8).
SH: B Newsom (1); B Bell (4); C Gehringer (4).
HBP: B McCosky (1).
TB: H Greenberg 6; B McCosky 3; B Rogell 3; B Tebbetts 2; R Kress; B Bell.
RBI: H Greenberg 3 (27); B McCosky 2 (8); C Gehringer (22); B Tebbetts (5).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Kress-C Gehringer-H Greenberg; C Gehringer-R Kress-H Greenberg.
E: B Rogell (5).
Baserunning
SB: R Kress (2).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Doc Cramer CF 5 0 2 0 0 0 .252 .611 5 0
Lou Finney 1B 4 0 2 1 1 0 .184 .538 10 1 2B
Joe Vosmik LF 4 0 0 0 1 1 .321 .809 2 0 GDP
Joe Cronin SS 4 0 1 0 1 1 .265 .853 3 3
Jim Tabor 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .310 .765 0 0
Bobby Doerr 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .299 .839 2 2 2B,GDP
Ted Williams RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .818 3 0
Johnny Peacock C 4 1 3 1 0 0 .343 .738 2 0
Woody Rich P 2 0 1 0 0 1 .313 .625 0 1
   Emerson Dickman P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 2
   Red Nonnenkamp 1 0 1 0 0 0 .375 .819
   Jake Wade P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Team Totals 37 2 11 2 3 4 .297 .701 27 11
2B: B Doerr (11); L Finney (4).
TB: J Peacock 3; L Finney 3; B Doerr 2; D Cramer 2; R Nonnenkamp; J Cronin; W Rich.
GIDP: J Vosmik (4); B Doerr (5).
RBI: L Finney (3); J Peacock (6).
Team LOB: 11.

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bobo Newsom, W (4-2) 9 11 2 2 3 4 0 3.88 40 58
Team Totals 9 11 2 2 3 4 0 2.00 40 58

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Woody Rich, L (3-2) 5 8 6 6 2 0 1 3.20 25 25
Emerson Dickman 3 3 1 1 1 2 0 3.68 14
Jake Wade 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 6.00 4
Team Totals 9 11 7 7 4 2 1 7.00 43 25
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: E Dickman (1).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill McGowan, 1B - John Quinn, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Grieve.
Time of Game: 2:10.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Boston Red Sox
1 Barney McCosky CF 1 Doc Cramer CF
2 Dixie Walker RF 2 Lou Finney 1B
3 Charlie Gehringer 2B 3 Joe Vosmik LF
4 Hank Greenberg 1B 4 Joe Cronin SS
5 Beau Bell LF 5 Jim Tabor 3B
6 Red Kress SS 6 Bobby Doerr 2B
7 Billy Rogell 3B 7 Ted Williams RF
8 Birdie Tebbetts C 8 Johnny Peacock C
9 Bobo Newsom P 9 Woody Rich P

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