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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
10
4
NYY
@CHW
9
1
BOS
@CLE
3
4
WSH
@DET
6
5
PHA
@SLB
0
1
PHA
@SLB
10
0
PIT
@BRO
4
5
PIT
@BRO
4
5
STL
@BSN
16
1
STL
@BSN
1
0
 
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Sunday, August 23, 1931,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 52,000, Time of Game: 2:21
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Yankees
10
69-49
 Won 4 
3rd, 15½ GB
at White Sox
4
47-72
 Lost 3 
7th, 39 GB
W: Red Ruffing (12-12)
L: Red Faber (6-12)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  7  0   2  1  0   0  0  0   10 13  2
White Sox       0  0  0   2  0  0   0  0  2    4 13  2

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Earle Combs CF 4 0 0 0 2 0 6 .324 .391 .446 .837 3 1 SB
Joe Sewell 3B 4 1 0 0 1 0 6 .293 .383 .388 .771 1 5 SB,SH
Babe Ruth LF 4 1 2 3 2 0 6 .375 .492 .695 1.187 1 0 HR
   Samuel Byrd LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .347 .385 .732 0 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 2 2 0 1 0 5 .352 .460 .677 1.137 6 0 SB
Ben Chapman RF 4 2 1 0 1 0 5 .308 .395 .480 .874 3 0 SB
Lyn Lary SS 4 1 2 2 1 0 5 .291 .375 .449 .824 3 3 2B,SB
Bill Dickey C 3 1 1 3 1 1 5 .309 .364 .390 .755 5 0 2B,SH
Tony Lazzeri 2B 4 1 2 2 1 0 5 .244 .355 .367 .721 5 2 HR
Red Ruffing P 5 1 3 0 0 1 5 .325 .325 .518 .843 0 0 2B
Team Totals 36 10 13 10 10 2 48 .361 .500 .611 1.111 27 11
2B: L Lary (30); B Dickey (14); R Ruffing (7).
HR: B Ruth (36); T Lazzeri (6).
SH: J Sewell (11); B Dickey (7).
TB: B Ruth 5; T Lazzeri 5; R Ruffing 4; L Lary 3; B Dickey 2; L Gehrig 2; B Chapman.
RBI: B Dickey 3 (51); B Ruth 3 (132); L Lary 2 (93); T Lazzeri 2 (58).
Team LOB: 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Lazzeri-L Gehrig.
E: L Lary (39); T Lazzeri (17).
Baserunning
SB: E Combs (6); J Sewell (1); L Gehrig (17); B Chapman (47); L Lary (10).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Lu Blue 1B 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .304 .433 .399 .832 10 0
Billy Sullivan 3B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .275 .301 .379 .681 2 2
Carl Reynolds RF 5 1 1 0 0 3 5 .302 .336 .450 .786 0 1 3B,SB
Lew Fonseca LF 4 0 3 1 1 0 5 .335 .375 .451 .826 5 0
Johnny Watwood CF 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .293 .384 .382 .766 3 1
Luke Appling SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .228 .311 .310 .621 2 3
John Kerr 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .265 .319 .329 .648 0 2 2B
   Smead Jolley PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .485 .514 .818 1.332
Bennie Tate C 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .254 .318 .316 .634 4 1
Red Faber P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .050 .156 .075 .231 0 0
   Jim Moore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .077 .154 .231 0 0
   Grant Bowler P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .500 .500 1.000 1.500 1 1
   Bob Fothergill PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .305 .352 .415 .767
   Pat Caraway P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .219 .231 .281 .512 0 2
   Frank Grube PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .228 .294 .316 .610 2B
Team Totals 41 4 13 3 2 4 43 .317 .349 .415 .763 27 13
2B: J Kerr (11); F Grube (11).
3B: C Reynolds (13).
TB: C Reynolds 3; L Blue 3; L Fonseca 3; J Kerr 2; F Grube 2; B Sullivan; B Tate; J Watwood; P Caraway.
RBI: L Fonseca (70); L Blue (51); B Sullivan (23).
Team LOB: 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. G Bowler-L Appling; C Reynolds-B Tate.
E: L Appling (26); B Sullivan (18).
Baserunning
SB: C Reynolds (14).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Red Ruffing, W (12-12) 9 13 4 3 2 4 0 4.97 43 49
Team Totals 9 13 4 2 2 4 0 2.00 43 49

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Red Faber, L (6-12) 1 4 5 4 0 0 1 4.03 8 27
Jim Moore 0.2 2 2 2 3 0 1 5.85 6
Grant Bowler 2.1 2 2 2 4 0 0 7.20 12
Pat Caraway 5 5 1 1 3 2 0 5.85 22
Team Totals 9 13 10 9 10 2 2 9.00 48 27
Balks: P Caraway (1).
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Ormsby, 1B - George Hildebrand, 2B - (none), 3B - Harry Geisel.
Time of Game: 2:21.
Attendance: 52,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Chicago White Sox
1 Earle Combs CF 1 Lu Blue 1B
2 Joe Sewell 3B 2 Billy Sullivan 3B
3 Babe Ruth LF 3 Carl Reynolds RF
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Lew Fonseca LF
5 Ben Chapman RF 5 Johnny Watwood CF
6 Lyn Lary SS 6 Luke Appling SS
7 Bill Dickey C 7 John Kerr 2B
8 Tony Lazzeri 2B 8 Bennie Tate C
9 Red Ruffing P 9 Red Faber P

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