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Standings
WSH
@BOS
9
12
SLB
@CLE
2
1
CHW
@DET
9
5
PIT
@CHC
5
6
 
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Saturday, August 17, 1940,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 13,706, Time of Game: 2:40
White Sox
9
57-52
 Won 2 
4th, 9½ GB
at Tigers
5
66-48
 Lost 2 
2nd, 3 GB
W: Jack Knott (8-7)
L: Dizzy Trout (2-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       4  0  1   0  0  3   0  0  1    9 15  2
Tigers          0  0  1   1  0  0   1  0  2    5 10  0

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Skeeter Webb 2B 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .223 .293 .282 .575 3 4
Mike Kreevich CF 4 3 3 0 1 1 5 .275 .317 .415 .732 4 0 2·2B
Joe Kuhel 1B 5 1 3 4 0 0 5 .293 .370 .511 .882 11 1 3B
Moose Solters LF 4 1 1 0 0 2 4 .311 .354 .506 .860 1 0
   Larry Rosenthal LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .415 .381 .796 0 0
Luke Appling SS 4 2 2 1 1 0 5 .347 .423 .451 .873 3 2 2B
Taffy Wright RF 5 0 3 2 0 0 5 .336 .377 .448 .825 1 0 CS
Mike Tresh C 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .303 .371 .367 .738 2 0
Bob Kennedy 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .263 .311 .338 .649 1 7
Jack Knott P 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .122 .200 .146 .346 1 0
   Clint Brown P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .231 .091 .322 0 0
Team Totals 40 9 15 9 2 4 42 .375 .405 .500 .905 27 14
2B: M Kreevich 2 (19); L Appling (23).
3B: J Kuhel (7).
TB: M Kreevich 5; J Kuhel 5; T Wright 3; L Appling 3; M Tresh; B Kennedy; M Solters; S Webb.
RBI: J Kuhel 4 (76); M Tresh 2 (58); T Wright 2 (62); L Appling (54).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Kennedy-S Webb; B Kennedy-S Webb-J Kuhel.
E: T Wright (6); L Rosenthal (4).
Baserunning
CS: T Wright (7).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Dick Bartell SS 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .240 .328 .338 .666 1 1 GDP
Barney McCosky CF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .344 .414 .494 .908 7 0
Charlie Gehringer 2B 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .309 .422 .433 .856 3 1
Hank Greenberg LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .333 .417 .618 1.035 1 1 2B
Rudy York 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .314 .416 .574 .990 3 0 GDP
Pinky Higgins 3B 4 1 2 1 0 0 4 .288 .380 .442 .822 0 1 2·2B
Pete Fox RF 4 2 1 1 0 1 4 .298 .337 .383 .720 8 0
Billy Sullivan C 4 1 3 1 0 0 4 .317 .402 .460 .862 4 1
Dizzy Trout P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .105 .150 .105 .255 0 0
   Fred Hutchinson P 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 .273 .273 .318 .591 0 0
   Earl Averill 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 .284 .305 .402 .707
   Tom Seats P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Bruce Campbell 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .282 .378 .452 .830
Team Totals 36 5 10 5 1 2 37 .278 .297 .361 .658 27 5
2B: H Greenberg (39); P Higgins 2 (18).
TB: P Higgins 4; B Sullivan 3; H Greenberg 3; F Hutchinson; P Fox; E Averill.
GIDP: D Bartell (9); R York (11).
RBI: B Sullivan (33); E Averill (18); P Higgins (60); P Fox (30); F Hutchinson (1).
Team LOB: 5.

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Jack Knott, W (8-7) 8.1 10 5 5 1 2 0 4.73 35 44
Clint Brown, S (8) 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.59 2
Team Totals 9 10 5 5 1 2 0 5.00 37 44

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Dizzy Trout, L (2-4) 0.1 5 4 4 0 1 0 5.43 6 26
Fred Hutchinson 6.2 8 4 4 1 3 0 5.80 28
Tom Seats 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 4.37 8
Team Totals 9 15 9 8 2 4 0 8.00 42 26
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Cal Hubbard, 1B - Eddie Rommel, 2B - (none), 3B - George Moriarty.
Time of Game: 2:40.
Attendance: 13,706.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Chicago White Sox         Detroit Tigers
1 Skeeter Webb 2B 1 Dick Bartell SS
2 Mike Kreevich CF 2 Barney McCosky CF
3 Joe Kuhel 1B 3 Charlie Gehringer 2B
4 Moose Solters LF 4 Hank Greenberg LF
5 Luke Appling SS 5 Rudy York 1B
6 Taffy Wright RF 6 Pinky Higgins 3B
7 Mike Tresh C 7 Pete Fox RF
8 Bob Kennedy 3B 8 Billy Sullivan C
9 Jack Knott P 9 Dizzy Trout P

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