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Scores
Standings
WSH
@CHW
6
2
PHA
@CLE
2
5
NYY
@DET
8
9
 
(10)
BOS
@SLB
0
4
CIN
@BRO
5
10
PIT
@BSN
4
7
PIT
@BSN
13
5
STL
@NYG
6
1
CHC
@PHI
16
3
Wednesday, July 17, 1929,
, Navin Field
Attendance: 9,500, Time of Game: 2:54
Yankees
8
51-30
 Lost 1 
2nd, 8 GB
at Tigers
9
45-41
 Won 1 
4th, 16½ GB
W: Vic Sorrell (12-5)
L: George Pipgras (10-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9  10    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -   -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  2  3   0  0  3   0  0  0   0    8 12  4
Tigers          1  0  0   1  0  1   1  0  4   1    9 14  2

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Earle Combs CF 4 0 2 1 2 1 .351 .893 5 2
Gene Robertson 3B 4 0 1 2 2 0 .309 .775 1 3
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 1 0 0 2 0 .303 1.075 8 0
Babe Ruth LF 4 1 1 1 0 0 .350 1.133 1 0 HR,SB
   Cedric Durst LF 2 0 1 0 0 0 .342 .893 0 0 CS
Tony Lazzeri 2B 5 2 2 2 1 1 .360 .958 1 4 HR,3B
Bob Meusel RF 4 2 1 0 2 0 .279 .767 2 0 3B
Benny Bengough C 5 1 1 2 0 0 .240 .640 4 0
Leo Durocher SS 5 0 2 0 0 1 .271 .674 6 3
Waite Hoyt P 5 1 1 0 0 2 .231 .550 0 0
   George Pipgras P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .163 .410 0 0
   Fred Heimach P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .179 .615 0 0
   Wilcy Moore P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 0 0
Team Totals 42 8 12 8 9 5 .286 .936 28 12
3B: B Meusel (3); T Lazzeri (5).
HR: B Ruth (22); T Lazzeri (9).
TB: T Lazzeri 7; B Ruth 4; B Meusel 3; E Combs 2; L Durocher 2; B Bengough; G Robertson; C Durst; W Hoyt.
RBI: T Lazzeri 2 (63); B Bengough 2 (4); G Robertson 2 (24); E Combs (40); B Ruth (78).
Team LOB: 13.
Fielding
DP: 2. E Combs-L Gehrig; T Lazzeri-L Durocher-L Gehrig.
E: B Bengough (1); E Combs 2 (10); W Hoyt (2).
Baserunning
SB: B Ruth (5).
CS: C Durst (2).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Roy Johnson LF 5 2 3 0 1 1 .329 .920 4 0 2B,SB
Harry Rice CF 5 2 1 0 1 0 .312 .780 4 0 2B
Charlie Gehringer 2B 6 0 1 2 0 0 .343 .957 3 4 2B
Harry Heilmann RF 4 2 2 2 1 0 .352 .988 3 0 3B,2B
Dale Alexander 1B 5 2 4 2 0 0 .335 .960 9 0 2B
Marty McManus 3B 5 0 2 1 0 0 .301 .855 1 1 3B,2B
Eddie Phillips C 3 0 0 0 2 0 .246 .648 5 1
Heinie Schuble SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .652 1 3
   Pinky Hargrave PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .283 .725
   Yats Wuestling SS 1 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .431 0 1
Earl Whitehill P 2 0 0 0 0 1 .273 .788 0 0
   George Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .417 1.000 0 0
   Emil Yde PH 1 0 1 0 0 0 .462 1.038
   Augie Prudhomme P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .188 .485 0 0
   Bob Fothergill PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 .391 1.091
   Lil Stoner P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .067 .133 0 0
   Vic Sorrell P 0 1 0 0 1 0 .158 .348 0 0
Team Totals 42 9 14 7 6 3 .333 .988 30 10
2B: R Johnson (31); M McManus (22); H Heilmann (31); H Rice (19); D Alexander (25); C Gehringer (34).
3B: M McManus (5); H Heilmann (5).
TB: M McManus 5; D Alexander 5; H Heilmann 5; R Johnson 4; C Gehringer 2; H Rice 2; E Yde.
RBI: D Alexander 2 (79); H Heilmann 2 (80); C Gehringer 2 (65); M McManus (53).
Team LOB: 11.
Fielding
E: D Alexander 2 (8).
Baserunning
SB: R Johnson (10).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Waite Hoyt 8.2 12 8 4 4 2 0 3.61 41 34
George Pipgras, L (10-8) 0.2 1 1 1 1 1 0 4.03 4
Fred Heimach 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.32 2
Wilcy Moore 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4.13 1
Team Totals 9.1 14 9 5 6 3 0 4.82 48 34

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Earl Whitehill 6 10 8 7 6 3 2 5.74 35 19
George Smith 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.80 4
Augie Prudhomme 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 4.74 6
Lil Stoner 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5.26 1
Vic Sorrell, W (12-5) 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 4.48 5
Team Totals 10 12 8 7 9 5 2 6.30 51 19
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Dinneen, 1B - Red Ormsby, 2B - (none), 3B - Dick Nallin.
Time of Game: 2:54.
Attendance: Not Given.
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 Benny Bengough C 7 Eddie Phillips C
8 Leo Durocher SS 8 Heinie Schuble SS
9 Waite Hoyt P 9 Earl Whitehill P

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