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Scores
Standings
WSH
@BOS
2
4
SLB
@CLE
2
2
CHW
@DET
7
5
NYY
@PHA
9
1
NYY
@PHA
3
7
BSN
@BRO
2
7
BSN
@BRO
1
3
PIT
@CHC
1
9
PHI
@NYG
6
3
PHI
@NYG
8
6
CIN
@STL
1
3
CIN
@STL
4
5
Sunday, August 18, 1940,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 19,292, Time of Game: 2:24
White Sox
7
58-52
 Won 3 
4th, 9 GB
at Tigers
5
66-49
 Lost 3 
2nd, 3½ GB
W: Ted Lyons (9-6)
L: Al Benton (4-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
White Sox       0  1  0   0  2  1   0  0  3    7 13  0
Tigers          0  3  0   1  0  0   0  1  0    5 11  4

Chicago White Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Skeeter Webb 2B-3B 5 1 2 2 1 0 6 .227 .298 .289 .587 2 2 2B
Mike Kreevich CF 6 1 2 2 0 0 6 .276 .318 .416 .733 6 0 2B
Joe Kuhel 1B 3 0 1 0 2 1 5 .293 .373 .510 .883 11 2 SB
Moose Solters LF 4 0 1 1 1 1 5 .310 .355 .502 .857 1 0
   Larry Rosenthal LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .415 .381 .796 0 0
Luke Appling SS 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .345 .420 .448 .868 1 4
Taffy Wright RF 3 1 1 0 2 0 5 .336 .380 .447 .827 0 0
Mike Tresh C 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .300 .369 .363 .731 4 1
Bob Kennedy 3B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .261 .309 .335 .644 0 0
   Ken Silvestri 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .294 .400 .588 .988
   Jackie Hayes 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
Ted Lyons P 5 2 4 1 0 0 5 .273 .298 .327 .626 2 3
Team Totals 40 7 13 7 7 3 47 .325 .426 .375 .801 27 12
2B: S Webb (7); M Kreevich (20).
TB: T Lyons 4; S Webb 3; M Kreevich 3; K Silvestri; M Solters; J Kuhel; T Wright; L Appling.
RBI: M Kreevich 2 (41); S Webb 2 (24); M Solters (59); K Silvestri (7); T Lyons (6).
Team LOB: 13.
Baserunning
SB: J Kuhel (9).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Dick Bartell SS 3 1 2 1 1 0 5 .243 .331 .341 .672 3 5 SH
Barney McCosky CF 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .341 .412 .490 .902 1 0
Charlie Gehringer 2B 3 0 1 1 2 1 5 .310 .424 .432 .857 2 4
Hank Greenberg LF 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .330 .415 .612 1.027 1 2
Rudy York 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .313 .414 .569 .984 13 0
Pinky Higgins 3B 5 1 1 1 0 0 5 .287 .378 .447 .824 1 1 HR
Bruce Campbell RF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .276 .371 .443 .814 1 0
Birdie Tebbetts C 4 3 4 1 0 0 4 .295 .349 .411 .760 4 2 HR,3B
Johnny Gorsica P 2 0 2 1 0 0 2 .213 .260 .319 .579 0 3
   Al Benton P 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 1 0 SH
Team Totals 36 5 11 5 5 4 43 .306 .390 .528 .918 27 17
3B: B Tebbetts (2).
HR: P Higgins (12); B Tebbetts (4).
SH: D Bartell (6); A Benton (3).
TB: B Tebbetts 9; P Higgins 4; D Bartell 2; J Gorsica 2; R York; C Gehringer.
RBI: D Bartell (43); P Higgins (61); J Gorsica (6); C Gehringer (64); B Tebbetts (34).
Team LOB: 11.
Fielding
E: P Higgins (22); A Benton (3); C Gehringer (16); B McCosky (5).

Chicago White Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Ted Lyons, W (9-6) 9 11 5 5 5 4 2 3.57 43 44
Team Totals 9 11 5 5 5 4 2 5.00 43 44

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Johnny Gorsica 4 6 3 3 5 2 0 3.74 22 35
Al Benton, L (4-8) 5 7 4 3 2 1 0 4.61 25
Team Totals 9 13 7 6 7 3 0 6.00 47 35
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: 2:24.
Attendance: 19,292.
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 Bruce Campbell RF
8 Bob Kennedy 3B 8 Birdie Tebbetts C
9 Ted Lyons P 9 Johnny Gorsica P

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