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Scores
Standings
PHA
@CHW
4
13
NYY
@DET
2
3
WSH
@SLB
7
8
 
(12)
CHC
@PHI
4
3
 
(13)
Thursday, May 23, 1940,
, Comiskey Park I
Attendance: 2,000, Time of Game: 2:13
Athletics
4
12-16
 Lost 2 
5th, 7½ GB
at White Sox
13
13-16
 Won 4 
4th, 7 GB
W: Thornton Lee (3-2)
L: Johnny Babich (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  0  0   0  3  0   0  1  0    4 16  4
White Sox       0  2  0   0  1  0   0 10  X   13 13  0

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Bill Lillard SS 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .244 .350 .326 .676 3 1
Wally Moses RF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .300 .425 .527 .953 3 1
Benny McCoy 2B 5 0 3 2 0 0 5 .274 .364 .451 .816 5 2 2B,GDP
Bob Johnson LF 5 0 1 1 0 1 5 .282 .383 .527 .910 0 0
Dick Siebert 1B 5 0 3 0 0 0 5 .319 .357 .387 .744 5 0
Frankie Hayes C 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .412 .485 .635 1.120 7 1
Sam Chapman CF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .184 .295 .355 .651 1 0
Al Rubeling 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .243 .291 .398 .689 0 1
Johnny Babich P 4 1 3 0 0 0 4 .211 .211 .211 .421 0 2
   Ed Heusser P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 .500 1.000 0 0
Team Totals 41 4 16 4 2 3 43 .390 .419 .415 .833 24 8
2B: B McCoy (10).
TB: B McCoy 4; D Siebert 3; J Babich 3; F Hayes 2; B Lillard 2; W Moses; B Johnson; A Rubeling.
GIDP: B McCoy (4).
RBI: B McCoy 2 (17); B Lillard (6); B Johnson (24).
Team LOB: 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. F Hayes-B McCoy.
E: B McCoy (8); S Chapman (4); F Hayes (5); J Babich (1).

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Bob Kennedy 3B 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .250 .306 .306 .612 1 1
Joe Kuhel 1B 4 1 1 2 1 0 5 .271 .344 .534 .877 9 0 2B
Mike Kreevich CF 5 1 1 0 0 3 5 .270 .299 .352 .652 5 0 2B
Taffy Wright RF 4 2 1 2 1 0 5 .339 .370 .455 .825 1 1 HR
Luke Appling SS 5 2 3 1 0 0 5 .357 .415 .429 .843 2 3 2B
Larry Rosenthal LF 3 2 1 0 2 0 5 .273 .475 .409 .885 1 0 2B
Eric McNair 2B 4 1 2 3 0 0 4 .217 .231 .357 .587 3 5 CS
Mike Tresh C 4 2 3 1 0 1 4 .323 .364 .398 .761 5 0
Thornton Lee P 2 1 1 1 0 1 4 .154 .214 .231 .445 0 0 2·SH
Team Totals 35 13 13 10 5 5 42 .371 .450 .571 1.021 27 10
2B: J Kuhel (7); M Kreevich (4); L Appling (6); L Rosenthal (3).
HR: T Wright (1).
SH: T Lee 2 (4).
TB: T Wright 4; L Appling 4; M Tresh 3; J Kuhel 2; L Rosenthal 2; M Kreevich 2; E McNair 2; T Lee.
RBI: E McNair 3 (20); J Kuhel 2 (22); T Wright 2 (18); M Tresh (15); L Appling (17); T Lee (1).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. E McNair-L Appling-J Kuhel.
Baserunning
CS: E McNair (4).

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Johnny Babich, L (4-3) 7.1 10 9 9 4 5 1 4.44 35 23
Ed Heusser 0.2 3 4 0 1 0 0 2.92 7
Team Totals 8 13 13 9 5 5 1 10.12 42 23

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Thornton Lee, W (3-2) 9 16 4 4 2 3 0 3.77 43 40
Team Totals 9 16 4 4 2 3 0 4.00 43 40
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Red Ormsby, 1B - Bill Grieve, 2B - (none), 3B - Steve Basil.
Time of Game: 2:13.
Attendance: 2,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Athletics         Chicago White Sox
1 Bill Lillard SS 1 Bob Kennedy 3B
2 Wally Moses RF 2 Joe Kuhel 1B
3 Benny McCoy 2B 3 Mike Kreevich CF
4 Bob Johnson LF 4 Taffy Wright RF
5 Dick Siebert 1B 5 Luke Appling SS
6 Frankie Hayes C 6 Larry Rosenthal LF
7 Sam Chapman CF 7 Eric McNair 2B
8 Al Rubeling 3B 8 Mike Tresh C
9 Johnny Babich P 9 Thornton Lee P

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