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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
16
8
WSH
@CLE
4
2
NYY
@DET
6
4
PHA
@SLB
5
7
CIN
@BRO
5
4
STL
@NYG
1
5
 
(6)
CHC
@PHI
4
2
Friday, May 13, 1921,
, Navin Field
Attendance: 7,500, Time of Game: 2:20
Yankees
6
12-9
 Won 2 
3rd, 2 GB
at Tigers
4
13-13
 Lost 2 
5th, 3½ GB
W: Harry Harper (1-0)
L: Howard Ehmke (2-3)
S: Carl Mays (3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  3  0   0  0  0   1  2  0    6 10  2
Tigers          1  0  0   0  1  0   0  0  2    4 10  2

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Braggo Roth CF 3 1 1 0 2 1 .353 1.052 3 0
Roger Peckinpaugh SS 5 2 1 0 0 0 .266 .697 3 1
Babe Ruth LF 2 0 1 3 3 0 .418 1.429 1 0 3B
Wally Pipp 1B 3 0 0 0 2 0 .295 .798 12 1
Bob Meusel RF 5 0 2 1 0 0 .292 .855 4 1
Home Run Baker 3B 5 1 1 0 0 0 .184 .436 1 5
Aaron Ward 2B 3 0 1 0 1 0 .321 .777 0 1 CS,SH
Wally Schang C 4 1 2 1 0 0 .191 .590 3 1 2B
Harry Harper P 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 1
   Alex Ferguson P 2 0 1 1 0 0 .500 1.000 0 1
   Carl Mays P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .292 .612 0 0
Team Totals 34 6 10 6 8 1 .294 .811 27 12
2B: W Schang (3).
3B: B Ruth (2).
SH: A Ward (4).
TB: W Schang 3; B Ruth 3; B Meusel 2; R Peckinpaugh; B Roth; H Baker; A Ferguson; A Ward.
RBI: B Ruth 3 (27); B Meusel (18); A Ferguson (1); W Schang (3).
Team LOB: 10.
Fielding
E: R Peckinpaugh (7); W Pipp (1).
Baserunning
CS: A Ward (2).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Ralph Young 2B 3 1 0 0 2 0 .290 .705 2 6 SB
Donie Bush SS 5 0 0 0 0 0 .257 .621 4 5
Ty Cobb CF 4 2 2 0 1 0 .387 1.069 0 0 3B,2B
Harry Heilmann RF 4 0 1 2 0 0 .512 1.299 0 0 SH
Ira Flagstead LF 5 1 2 1 0 0 .357 .971 3 0 2B
Lu Blue 1B 2 0 1 0 3 0 .340 .894 11 1
Joe Sargent 3B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .333 .667 1 3
   Johnny Bassler PH 1 0 1 1 0 0 .354 .821
   Sammy Hale PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000
Eddie Ainsmith C 4 0 1 0 1 1 .245 .633 6 3 2B
Howard Ehmke P 3 0 1 0 0 0 .200 .500 0 2 2B
   Chick Shorten PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 .308 .764
   Bert Cole P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .750 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 10 4 8 3 .286 .876 27 20
2B: H Ehmke (1); E Ainsmith (3); T Cobb (11); I Flagstead (2).
3B: T Cobb (5).
SH: H Heilmann (3).
TB: T Cobb 5; I Flagstead 3; E Ainsmith 2; H Ehmke 2; J Bassler; J Sargent; H Heilmann; L Blue.
RBI: H Heilmann 2 (29); J Bassler (7); I Flagstead (4).
Team LOB: 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. H Ehmke-E Ainsmith-D Bush; D Bush-R Young.
E: R Young (9); D Bush (8).
Baserunning
SB: R Young (7).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Harry Harper, W (1-0) 5.1 8 2 2 3 3 0 3.38 26 44
Alex Ferguson 3.1 2 2 2 5 0 0 4.76 17
Carl Mays, S (3) 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.10 1
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 8 3 0 4.00 44 44

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Howard Ehmke, L (2-3) 8 9 6 3 8 1 0 5.01 38 39
Bert Cole 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 12.54 5
Team Totals 9 10 6 3 8 1 0 3.00 43 39
Balks: None.
WP: H Harper (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Moriarty, 1B - Tommy Connolly, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Detroit Tigers
1 Braggo Roth CF 1 Ralph Young 2B
2 Roger Peckinpaugh SS 2 Donie Bush SS
3 Babe Ruth LF 3 Ty Cobb CF
4 Wally Pipp 1B 4 Harry Heilmann RF
5 Bob Meusel RF 5 Ira Flagstead LF
6 Home Run Baker 3B 6 Lu Blue 1B
7 Aaron Ward 2B 7 Joe Sargent 3B
8 Wally Schang C 8 Eddie Ainsmith C
9 Harry Harper P 9 Howard Ehmke P

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