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Scores
Standings
WSH
@CHW
5
6
 
(10)
PHA
@CLE
7
5
 
(10)
NYY
@DET
11
7
BOS
@SLB
11
2
CIN
@BRO
5
3
CIN
@BRO
7
2
PIT
@BSN
1
4
STL
@NYG
5
0
CHC
@PHI
5
6
Tuesday, July 16, 1929,
, Navin Field
Attendance: 15,000, Time of Game: 2:20
Yankees
11
51-29
 Won 2 
2nd, 8 GB
at Tigers
7
44-41
 Lost 2 
4th, 17½ GB
W: Ed Wells (7-2)
L: Vic Sorrell (11-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         4  0  4   0  0  1   2  0  0   11 16  1
Tigers          1  0  2   0  0  0   1  0  3    7  6  1

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Earle Combs CF 4 1 2 1 0 0 6 .350 .409 .480 .889 4 0 2·SH
Gene Robertson 3B 6 1 2 2 0 0 6 .311 .368 .407 .775 1 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 2 1 0 1 0 5 .308 .456 .629 1.085 10 0 3B
Babe Ruth LF 4 2 2 5 0 0 5 .351 .440 .690 1.131 3 0 HR,3B,SH
Tony Lazzeri 2B 4 1 2 1 1 0 5 .360 .424 .518 .942 2 3 2B
Bob Meusel RF 5 1 4 0 0 0 5 .280 .306 .452 .758 1 0 2·2B
Bill Dickey C 5 0 0 1 0 0 5 .319 .332 .507 .839 5 1
Leo Durocher SS 5 2 1 1 0 0 5 .268 .355 .316 .671 1 4
Ed Wells P 4 1 2 0 0 0 5 .265 .324 .265 .589 0 2 HBP
   Wilcy Moore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
Team Totals 41 11 16 11 2 0 47 .390 .432 .634 1.066 27 10
2B: T Lazzeri (16); B Meusel 2 (14).
3B: L Gehrig (5); B Ruth (3).
HR: B Ruth (21).
SH: E Combs 2 (4); B Ruth (8).
HBP: E Wells (1).
TB: B Ruth 7; B Meusel 6; T Lazzeri 3; L Gehrig 3; G Robertson 2; E Combs 2; E Wells 2; L Durocher.
RBI: B Ruth 5 (77); G Robertson 2 (22); B Dickey (33); E Combs (39); L Durocher (22); T Lazzeri (61).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. T Lazzeri-L Gehrig.
E: E Combs (8).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Roy Johnson LF 3 2 1 0 2 1 5 .325 .393 .518 .911 5 0
Harry Rice CF 5 1 3 3 0 1 5 .314 .380 .401 .781 3 0 3B
Charlie Gehringer 2B 3 1 0 1 2 0 5 .346 .425 .539 .964 2 4
Harry Heilmann RF 5 1 1 2 0 0 5 .350 .415 .562 .977 1 0 HR
Dale Alexander 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .328 .376 .573 .948 12 1
Marty McManus 3B 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .299 .358 .490 .847 1 1
Eddie Phillips C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .250 .305 .347 .652 0 0
Heinie Schuble SS 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .246 .294 .367 .661 3 2 3B
Vic Sorrell P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .158 .158 .175 .333 0 0
   Josh Billings P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .167 .000 .167 0 3
   Bob Fothergill PH 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .394 .429 .669 1.098
Team Totals 32 7 6 6 8 4 40 .188 .350 .406 .756 27 11
3B: H Rice (3); H Schuble (5).
HR: H Heilmann (9).
TB: H Rice 5; H Heilmann 4; H Schuble 3; R Johnson.
RBI: H Rice 3 (33); H Heilmann 2 (78); C Gehringer (63).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
E: J Billings (1).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Ed Wells, W (7-2) 8.1 5 6 6 8 4 1 5.06 37 45
Wilcy Moore, S (5) 0.2 1 1 1 0 0 0 4.13 3
Team Totals 9 6 7 7 8 4 1 7.00 40 45

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Vic Sorrell, L (11-5) 3 8 8 8 2 0 1 4.51 20 9
Josh Billings 6 8 3 3 0 0 0 4.80 27
Team Totals 9 16 11 11 2 0 1 11.00 47 9
Balks: None.
WP: E Wells (1).
HBP: J Billings (1).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Dick Nallin, 1B - Bill Dinneen, 2B - (none), 3B - Red Ormsby.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 15,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Detroit Tigers
1 Earle Combs CF 1 Roy Johnson LF
2 Gene Robertson 3B 2 Harry Rice CF
3 Lou Gehrig 1B 3 Charlie Gehringer 2B
4 Babe Ruth LF 4 Harry Heilmann RF
5 Tony Lazzeri 2B 5 Dale Alexander 1B
6 Bob Meusel RF 6 Marty McManus 3B
7 Bill Dickey C 7 Eddie Phillips C
8 Leo Durocher SS 8 Heinie Schuble SS
9 Ed Wells P 9 Vic Sorrell P

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