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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
1
9
WSH
@CLE
7
8
NYY
@DET
8
6
PHA
@SLB
7
0
CIN
@BRO
3
4
PIT
@BSN
4
6
Friday, August 26, 1927,
, Navin Field
Attendance: 20,000, Time of Game: 2:40
Yankees
8
85-37
 Won 3 
1st
at Tigers
6
68-51
 Lost 3 
2nd, 15½ GB
W: Wilcy Moore (16-6)
L: Sam Gibson (9-9)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  1   0  1  0   4  2  0    8 16  2
Tigers          0  0  2   0  0  3   1  0  0    6  9  2

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Earle Combs CF 4 4 3 0 1 0 5 .341 .404 .472 .876 4 0 3B,2B,SB
Mark Koenig SS 5 1 4 3 0 0 5 .281 .315 .378 .693 1 5
Babe Ruth LF 4 1 2 3 1 1 5 .356 .493 .734 1.228 0 0 3B,2B
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 0 1 2 0 0 5 .380 .476 .795 1.271 9 1 2B,SH
Bob Meusel RF 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .349 .393 .517 .910 2 0 2B
Tony Lazzeri 2B 2 0 0 0 3 0 5 .311 .379 .508 .886 3 2 CS
Joe Dugan 3B 4 0 1 0 1 0 5 .256 .309 .358 .666 2 2
Johnny Grabowski C 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .274 .347 .330 .676 6 1
   Benny Bengough PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .156 .206 .250 .456
   Pat Collins C 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .271 .406 .425 .831 0 1
George Pipgras P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .280 .280 .400 .680 0 1
   Joe Giard P 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .400 .400 .400 .800 0 0
   Wilcy Moore P 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .053 .115 .053 .167 0 0
Team Totals 38 8 16 8 6 3 45 .421 .489 .632 1.120 27 13
2B: E Combs (26); B Ruth (26); L Gehrig (44); B Meusel (32).
3B: E Combs (16); B Ruth (6).
SH: L Gehrig (19).
TB: E Combs 6; B Ruth 5; M Koenig 4; B Meusel 3; L Gehrig 2; J Giard; J Dugan; J Grabowski; W Moore.
RBI: B Ruth 3 (115); M Koenig 3 (46); L Gehrig 2 (142).
Team LOB: 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. T Lazzeri-M Koenig-L Gehrig; J Grabowski-M Koenig.
E: G Pipgras (1); T Lazzeri (21).
Baserunning
SB: E Combs (13).
CS: T Lazzeri (11).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Jack Warner 3B 4 2 2 0 1 0 5 .267 .328 .336 .664 2 6
Lu Blue 1B 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .281 .400 .388 .788 14 0 3B
Charlie Gehringer 2B 2 1 1 1 2 1 4 .313 .385 .451 .836 5 7
Harry Heilmann RF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .397 .472 .619 1.091 0 1
Heinie Manush CF 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .299 .354 .446 .800 1 0
Bob Fothergill LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .350 .404 .509 .914 1 0 SB,CS
Marty McManus SS 3 0 0 0 0 1 4 .256 .303 .413 .716 1 2 SH
Merv Shea C 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .132 .203 .221 .423 2 1
   Johnny Bassler C 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 .316 .444 .355 .799 1 0
   Art Ruble PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .263 .250 .513
Lil Stoner P 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 .115 .169 .115 .284 0 3
   Johnny Neun PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .337 .441 .420 .861
   Sam Gibson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .283 .348 .630 0 0
   Earl Whitehill P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .220 .281 .288 .569 0 0
   Al Wingo PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .259 .368 .362 .730
Team Totals 32 6 9 5 5 4 38 .281 .405 .355 .760 27 20
3B: L Blue (8).
SH: M McManus (14).
TB: L Blue 4; B Fothergill 2; J Warner 2; C Gehringer; H Heilmann; H Manush.
RBI: H Manush (74); C Gehringer (50); J Bassler (21); L Blue (35); B Fothergill (101).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 4. C Gehringer-M McManus-L Blue; C Gehringer-L Blue; J Warner-C Gehringer-L Blue; M McManus-C Gehringer-L Blue.
E: L Blue (15); J Warner (20).
Baserunning
SB: B Fothergill (8).
CS: B Fothergill (12).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
George Pipgras 5 7 5 5 3 4 0 4.41 25 34
Joe Giard 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9.00 2
Wilcy Moore, W (16-6) 3 2 1 0 2 0 0 2.22 11
Team Totals 9 9 6 5 5 4 0 5.00 38 34

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Lil Stoner 7 13 6 6 5 3 0 3.66 34 25
Sam Gibson, L (9-9) 0.1 2 2 1 0 0 0 4.01 4
Earl Whitehill 1.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.80 7
Team Totals 9 16 8 7 6 3 0 7.00 45 25
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Dinneen, 1B - Dick Nallin, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: 20,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Detroit Tigers
1 Earle Combs CF 1 Jack Warner 3B
2 Mark Koenig SS 2 Lu Blue 1B
3 Babe Ruth LF 3 Charlie Gehringer 2B
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Harry Heilmann RF
5 Bob Meusel RF 5 Heinie Manush CF
6 Tony Lazzeri 2B 6 Bob Fothergill LF
7 Joe Dugan 3B 7 Marty McManus SS
8 Johnny Grabowski C 8 Merv Shea C
9 George Pipgras P 9 Lil Stoner P

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