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Scores
Standings
DET
@BOS
12
1
DET
@BOS
7
8
CLE
@NYY
2
3
SLB
@PHA
6
5
 
(10)
CHW
@WSH
4
2
CHW
@WSH
2
1
BRO
@CHC
11
3
BSN
@CIN
0
5
NYG
@PIT
7
6
PHI
@STL
0
1
Saturday, August 24, 1940,
, Fenway Park
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:12
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Tigers
12
68-52
 Won 2 
2nd, 3½ GB
at Red Sox
1
63-56
 Lost 4 
4th, 7 GB
W: Tommy Bridges (8-8)
L: Joe Heving (8-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  1  6   2  2  0   0  0  1   12 16  2
Red Sox         0  1  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  8  1

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Pete Fox RF 5 1 1 0 0 1 .295 .725 1 0 SB,SH
Barney McCosky CF 4 2 2 1 2 0 .334 .893 2 0 3B
Pinky Higgins 3B 4 1 1 1 2 0 .280 .806 1 0
Hank Greenberg LF 6 2 2 0 0 0 .328 1.016 6 0
Rudy York 1B 6 3 4 5 0 1 .313 .980 5 2 HR,2B
Dutch Meyer 2B 5 1 2 2 1 1 .310 .773 3 3
Birdie Tebbetts C 5 1 2 1 1 0 .297 .771 4 0 2B
Dick Bartell SS 1 0 0 1 2 0 .239 .664 2 2 SH
   Frank Croucher SS 1 0 1 0 0 0 .146 .351 2 1
Tommy Bridges P 3 1 1 1 1 1 .107 .263 1 0 2B,SH
Team Totals 40 12 16 12 9 4 .400 1.110 27 8
2B: T Bridges (1); R York (35); B Tebbetts (18).
3B: B McCosky (16).
HR: R York (23).
SH: T Bridges (3); D Bartell (7); P Fox (3).
TB: R York 8; B McCosky 4; B Tebbetts 3; T Bridges 2; D Meyer 2; H Greenberg 2; P Fox; F Croucher; P Higgins.
RBI: R York 5 (93); D Meyer 2 (4); P Higgins (63); D Bartell (44); B Tebbetts (35); B McCosky (48); T Bridges (2).
Team LOB: 13.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Bartell-D Meyer-R York.
E: R York (14); B Tebbetts (11).
Baserunning
SB: P Fox (5).

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Dom DiMaggio CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 .314 .870 3 0
Doc Cramer RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 .312 .733 0 0
   Stan Spence RF 2 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .630 0 0
Jimmie Foxx C 0 0 0 0 3 0 .307 1.054 4 0
   Joe Glenn C 2 0 1 0 0 0 .128 .360 2 0
Ted Williams LF-P 4 0 0 0 0 1 .342 1.044 1 2
Joe Cronin SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .281 .879 1 3
   Tom Carey SS 1 0 1 0 0 0 .371 .805 2 0
Bobby Doerr 2B 4 1 2 0 0 0 .286 .833 1 1 2B
Lou Finney 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 .333 .853 12 1 SB
Charlie Gelbert 3B 3 0 1 0 1 2 .338 .871 1 4
Joe Heving P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .185 .427 0 0
   Yank Terry P 1 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .500 0 0
   Herb Hash P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .487 0 3 GDP
   Jim Bagby LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 .155 .345 0 0
Team Totals 35 1 8 1 4 4 .229 .565 27 14
2B: B Doerr (24).
TB: B Doerr 3; L Finney 2; T Carey; D DiMaggio; C Gelbert; J Glenn.
GIDP: H Hash (2).
RBI: L Finney (60).
Team LOB: 11.
Fielding
E: C Gelbert (6).
Baserunning
SB: L Finney (2).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Tommy Bridges, W (8-8) 9 8 1 1 4 4 0 3.53 39 67
Team Totals 9 8 1 1 4 4 0 1.00 39 67

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Joe Heving, L (8-3) 2.1 8 7 7 1 2 1 4.07 16 14
Yank Terry 2 4 4 4 4 1 0 8.84 14
Herb Hash 2.2 1 0 0 4 0 0 5.08 13
Ted Williams 2 3 1 1 0 1 0 4.50 9
Team Totals 9 16 12 12 9 4 1 12.00 52 14
Balks: None.
WP: T Bridges (4); H Hash (3).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Pipgras, 1B - George Moriarty, 2B - (none), 3B - Cal Hubbard.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Boston Red Sox
1 Pete Fox RF 1 Dom DiMaggio CF
2 Barney McCosky CF 2 Doc Cramer RF
3 Pinky Higgins 3B 3 Jimmie Foxx C
4 Hank Greenberg LF 4 Ted Williams LF
5 Rudy York 1B 5 Joe Cronin SS
6 Dutch Meyer 2B 6 Bobby Doerr 2B
7 Birdie Tebbetts C 7 Lou Finney 1B
8 Dick Bartell SS 8 Charlie Gelbert 3B
9 Tommy Bridges P 9 Joe Heving P

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