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Scores
Standings
CLE
@BOS
8
2
CLE
@BOS
4
5
DET
@NYY
7
2
CHW
@PHA
4
13
CHW
@PHA
2
1
SLB
@WSH
1
2
NYG
@CIN
12
2
BRO
@PIT
0
6
Wednesday, August 2, 1939,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: 22,000, Time of Game: 2:15
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Indians
8
49-43
 Won 1 
4th, 16½ GB
at Red Sox
2
57-35
 Lost 1 
2nd, 7½ GB
W: Mel Harder (6-7)
L: Jack Wilson (6-7)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Indians         1  0  0   0  7  0   0  0  0    8 11  1
Red Sox         1  0  0   0  0  1   0  0  0    2  8  0

Cleveland Indians

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Skeeter Webb SS 3 1 0 0 2 1 .260 .639 2 5 SB,GDP
Bruce Campbell RF 4 1 1 0 1 0 .293 .847 2 0
Ben Chapman CF 5 2 1 2 0 2 .288 .824 1 0 2B
Odell Hale 2B 4 1 2 1 1 0 .287 .717 3 2 2B
Jeff Heath LF 5 0 2 0 0 0 .293 .867 3 0
Ken Keltner 3B 5 1 2 1 0 0 .313 .852 1 6 2B
Oscar Grimes 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 .228 .599 12 0
Rollie Hemsley C 4 1 2 2 0 0 .261 .644 3 0 2B
Mel Harder P 2 0 0 1 1 1 .094 .277 0 1 SH
Team Totals 36 8 11 8 5 5 .306 .807 27 14
2B: K Keltner (21); B Chapman (24); O Hale (6); R Hemsley (12).
SH: M Harder (2).
TB: O Hale 3; K Keltner 3; R Hemsley 3; B Chapman 2; J Heath 2; O Grimes; B Campbell.
GIDP: S Webb (5).
RBI: B Chapman 2 (55); R Hemsley 2 (14); M Harder (5); O Hale (25); K Keltner (55); O Grimes (22).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. K Keltner-O Hale-O Grimes.
E: S Webb (24).
Baserunning
SB: S Webb (1).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Bobby Doerr 2B 5 0 1 0 0 1 .325 .870 3 2 GDP
Lou Finney CF 4 1 2 0 0 0 .329 .840 1 0
Jimmie Foxx 1B 3 1 2 2 1 0 .365 1.195 12 0 HR,2B
Ted Williams RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .317 .985 2 0
Joe Cronin SS 3 0 1 0 1 1 .292 .861 0 6
Joe Vosmik LF 4 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .694 3 0
Jim Tabor 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 .306 .810 0 4 2B
Gene Desautels C 3 0 0 0 1 0 .212 .594 6 0
Jack Wilson P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .189 .378 0 0
   Emerson Dickman P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .043 .127 0 0
   Jake Wade P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
   Red Nonnenkamp PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .280 .699
   Bill Sayles P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .400 0 0
   Johnny Peacock PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .280 .699
Team Totals 34 2 8 2 3 3 .235 .680 27 12
2B: J Foxx (18); J Tabor (20).
HR: J Foxx (26).
TB: J Foxx 6; J Tabor 2; L Finney 2; R Nonnenkamp; J Cronin; B Doerr.
GIDP: B Doerr (12).
RBI: J Foxx 2 (78).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Cronin-B Doerr-J Foxx.

Cleveland Indians

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Mel Harder, W (6-7) 9 8 2 2 3 3 1 4.44 37 63
Team Totals 9 8 2 2 3 3 1 2.00 37 63

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Jack Wilson, L (6-7) 4 6 4 4 4 3 0 5.40 21 33
Emerson Dickman 0.1 4 4 4 0 0 0 4.33 5
Jake Wade 2.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.55 9
Bill Sayles 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 4.91 7
Team Totals 9 11 8 8 5 5 0 8.00 42 33
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lou Kolls, 1B - Eddie Rommel, 2B - (none), 3B - Cal Hubbard.
Time of Game: 2:15.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Cleveland Indians         Boston Red Sox
1 Skeeter Webb SS 1 Bobby Doerr 2B
2 Bruce Campbell RF 2 Lou Finney CF
3 Ben Chapman CF 3 Jimmie Foxx 1B
4 Odell Hale 2B 4 Ted Williams RF
5 Jeff Heath LF 5 Joe Cronin SS
6 Ken Keltner 3B 6 Joe Vosmik LF
7 Oscar Grimes 1B 7 Jim Tabor 3B
8 Rollie Hemsley C 8 Gene Desautels C
9 Mel Harder P 9 Jack Wilson P

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