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Scores
Standings
WSH
@CHW
2
10
NYY
@CLE
10
2
BOS
@DET
12
9
PHA
@SLB
0
5
CHC
@BRO
4
3
CIN
@BSN
3
10
CIN
@BSN
3
4
 
(12)
STL
@NYG
4
5
STL
@NYG
3
1
PIT
@PHI
5
2
 
(10)
Friday, August 2, 1940,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 8,693, Time of Game: 3:01
Red Sox
12
52-44
 Won 2 
3rd, 5½ GB
at Tigers
9
58-39
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Jack Wilson (6-4)
L: Tom Seats (2-2)
S: Joe Heving (3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  0  0   5  1  4   0  2  0   12 14  1
Tigers          0  2  2   0  2  1   2  0  0    9 13  3

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Dom DiMaggio RF 6 2 2 4 0 0 6 .306 .390 .481 .871 2 0 HR
Doc Cramer CF 5 2 3 1 0 0 5 .321 .359 .404 .763 2 0 3B,CS
Joe Cronin SS 5 1 4 4 0 1 5 .284 .387 .493 .880 0 4 HR,3B,2B
Jimmie Foxx C 3 1 1 1 2 1 5 .297 .413 .588 1.001 5 0 HR
Lou Finney 1B 5 1 0 0 0 0 5 .351 .381 .514 .895 13 0
Stan Spence LF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .192 .276 .308 .584 2 0
Bobby Doerr 2B 4 2 2 1 1 1 5 .277 .324 .462 .787 0 1
Marv Owen 3B 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .211 .308 .211 .518 2 3
   Jim Tabor 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .285 .342 .522 .864 1 1
Earl Johnson P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 1
   Ted Williams 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .332 .435 .570 1.005
   Jack Wilson P 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .257 .257 .514 .771 0 1
   Joe Heving P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .154 .267 .154 .421 0 1
Team Totals 42 12 14 12 4 4 46 .333 .391 .667 1.058 27 12
2B: J Cronin (20).
3B: D Cramer (7); J Cronin (3).
HR: D DiMaggio (2); J Cronin (15); J Foxx (23).
TB: J Cronin 10; D Cramer 5; D DiMaggio 5; J Foxx 4; B Doerr 2; J Wilson; S Spence.
RBI: D DiMaggio 4 (17); J Cronin 4 (73); M Owen (6); J Foxx (75); D Cramer (36); B Doerr (67).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Owen-L Finney.
E: J Tabor (27).
Baserunning
CS: D Cramer (4).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Dick Bartell SS 5 1 1 1 0 1 5 .249 .339 .345 .684 7 1 SB
Barney McCosky CF 5 1 1 0 0 2 5 .351 .423 .513 .936 0 0
Charlie Gehringer 2B 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .309 .418 .434 .852 0 4
Hank Greenberg LF 4 1 2 3 1 0 5 .333 .411 .621 1.032 3 0 2B,SB
Rudy York 1B 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .313 .418 .572 .990 8 2 2B,SB
Pinky Higgins 3B 3 1 0 1 2 0 5 .277 .370 .449 .819 1 2 GDP
Pete Fox RF 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .328 .371 .431 .802 3 0
Birdie Tebbetts C 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .290 .342 .382 .724 4 1 2B
Bobo Newsom P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .238 .250 .302 .552 0 2
   Tom Seats P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0
   Dizzy Trout P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .176 .125 .301 0 0
   Earl Averill 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .284 .306 .411 .717 2B
   Clay Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Bruce Campbell 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .283 .377 .435 .812
   Archie McKain P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250 0 0
Team Totals 40 9 13 9 3 5 43 .325 .372 .425 .797 27 12
2B: H Greenberg (35); R York (31); B Tebbetts (14); E Averill (4).
TB: R York 3; B Tebbetts 3; H Greenberg 3; C Gehringer 2; E Averill 2; P Fox 2; B McCosky; D Bartell.
GIDP: P Higgins (9).
RBI: H Greenberg 3 (93); B Tebbetts 2 (26); P Higgins (50); R York (77); P Fox (22); D Bartell (36).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
E: P Higgins (19); R York (11); C Gehringer (13).
Baserunning
SB: D Bartell (5); H Greenberg (3); R York (3).

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Earl Johnson 3 5 4 4 1 2 0 4.96 15 34
Jack Wilson, W (6-4) 3.1 7 5 4 1 2 0 5.79 19
Joe Heving, S (3) 2.2 1 0 0 1 1 0 3.40 9
Team Totals 9 13 9 8 3 5 0 8.00 43 34

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bobo Newsom 4.1 7 6 1 2 3 2 2.68 22 36
Tom Seats, L (2-2) 1 3 4 4 1 0 0 4.91 7
Dizzy Trout 0.2 1 0 0 1 0 0 5.86 4
Clay Smith 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7.36 4
Archie McKain 2 2 2 2 0 1 1 1.88 9
Team Totals 9 14 12 7 4 4 3 7.00 46 36
Balks: B Newsom (1).
WP: E Johnson (1).
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lou Kolls, 1B - Bill McGowan, 2B - (none), 3B - John Quinn.
Time of Game: 3:01.
Attendance: 8,693.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         Detroit Tigers
1 Dom DiMaggio RF 1 Dick Bartell SS
2 Doc Cramer CF 2 Barney McCosky CF
3 Joe Cronin SS 3 Charlie Gehringer 2B
4 Jimmie Foxx C 4 Hank Greenberg LF
5 Lou Finney 1B 5 Rudy York 1B
6 Stan Spence LF 6 Pinky Higgins 3B
7 Bobby Doerr 2B 7 Pete Fox RF
8 Marv Owen 3B 8 Birdie Tebbetts C
9 Earl Johnson P 9 Bobo Newsom P

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