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Scores
Standings
WSH
@CHW
6
8
PHA
@CLE
6
5
NYY
@DET
12
2
BOS
@SLB
3
2
CHC
@BRO
2
5
PIT
@BSN
9
3
CIN
@PHI
7
3
Friday, August 16, 1929,
, Navin Field
Attendance: 7,000, Time of Game: 2:03
Yankees
12
66-43
 Won 1 
2nd, 14 GB
at Tigers
2
54-58
 Lost 1 
5th, 27½ GB
W: Ed Wells (10-4)
L: George Uhle (11-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         2  0  3   0  2  0   1  0  4   12 15  0
Tigers          0  0  0   0  2  0   0  0  0    2  7  2

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Samuel Byrd RF 6 0 2 1 0 0 6 .333 .441 .509 .950 2 0 2B
Gene Robertson 3B 5 0 1 1 1 0 6 .305 .370 .394 .764 2 4 SB
Earle Combs CF 6 3 2 0 0 0 6 .363 .428 .499 .927 2 0 2B
Babe Ruth LF 4 4 3 3 1 0 5 .362 .455 .736 1.192 1 0 HR
   Cedric Durst LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .340 .410 .489 .899 0 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 3 2 1 0 2 0 5 .316 .454 .622 1.076 10 0 2B
Tony Lazzeri 2B 3 1 1 1 2 1 5 .355 .436 .544 .980 3 3
Bill Dickey C 5 1 3 4 0 0 5 .343 .356 .538 .894 3 0 2B,SB
Mark Koenig SS 4 1 2 2 0 1 5 .286 .324 .423 .748 4 2 SH
Ed Wells P 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .240 .309 .240 .549 0 0
Team Totals 41 12 15 12 6 3 48 .366 .447 .537 .983 27 9
2B: S Byrd (8); E Combs (29); L Gehrig (25); B Dickey (22).
HR: B Ruth (32).
SH: M Koenig (3).
TB: B Ruth 6; B Dickey 4; E Combs 3; S Byrd 3; L Gehrig 2; M Koenig 2; T Lazzeri; G Robertson.
RBI: B Dickey 4 (52); B Ruth 3 (108); M Koenig 2 (30); T Lazzeri (89); G Robertson (35); S Byrd (24).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. G Robertson-T Lazzeri-L Gehrig.
Baserunning
SB: G Robertson (3); B Dickey (4).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Roy Johnson LF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .319 .391 .492 .883 1 0
Harry Rice CF 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .320 .388 .444 .832 5 0 2B
Charlie Gehringer 2B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .332 .403 .519 .921 2 3
Bob Fothergill RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .356 .383 .600 .983 1 0
Dale Alexander 1B 3 0 0 0 1 1 4 .334 .387 .576 .962 9 2
Marty McManus 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .298 .359 .484 .843 0 2
Merv Shea C 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .290 .368 .386 .754 3 0 2·2B
Yats Wuestling SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .217 .252 .255 .507 3 3 SB
George Uhle P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .326 .362 .337 .699 2 1
   Augie Prudhomme P 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .200 .304 .300 .604 1 0
   Pinky Hargrave PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .304 .383 .402 .785
Team Totals 33 2 7 2 4 3 37 .212 .297 .303 .600 27 11
2B: H Rice (26); M Shea 2 (5).
TB: M Shea 4; H Rice 2; Y Wuestling; C Gehringer; R Johnson; B Fothergill.
RBI: H Rice 2 (47).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
E: B Fothergill (3); M McManus (9).
Baserunning
SB: Y Wuestling (1).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Ed Wells, W (10-4) 9 7 2 2 4 3 0 4.52 37 64
Team Totals 9 7 2 2 4 3 0 2.00 37 64

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
George Uhle, L (11-11) 3 7 5 5 1 1 1 4.35 17 25
Augie Prudhomme 6 8 7 7 5 2 0 5.44 31
Team Totals 9 15 12 12 6 3 1 12.00 48 25
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Roy Van Graflan, 1B - George Moriarty, 2B - (none), 3B - Harry Geisel.
Time of Game: 2:03.
Attendance: 7,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Detroit Tigers
1 Samuel Byrd RF 1 Roy Johnson LF
2 Gene Robertson 3B 2 Harry Rice CF
3 Earle Combs CF 3 Charlie Gehringer 2B
4 Babe Ruth LF 4 Bob Fothergill RF
5 Lou Gehrig 1B 5 Dale Alexander 1B
6 Tony Lazzeri 2B 6 Marty McManus 3B
7 Bill Dickey C 7 Merv Shea C
8 Mark Koenig SS 8 Yats Wuestling SS
9 Ed Wells P 9 George Uhle P

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