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Scores
Standings
PHA
@CLE
4
3
WSH
@DET
3
6
NYY
@SLB
9
0
STL
@BRO
5
0
PIT
@BSN
5
10
CHC
@NYG
9
8
CIN
@PHI
2
1
Tuesday, September 17, 1940,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 5,655, Time of Game: 1:51
Senators
3
60-82
 Lost 2 
6th, 22 GB
at Tigers
6
82-60
 Won 2 
1st
W: Schoolboy Rowe (15-3)
L: Walt Masterson (3-13)
S: Al Benton (16)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Senators        0  2  0   0  0  0   0  1  0    3  7  1
Tigers          4  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  X    6  6  1

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
George Case CF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .295 .352 .380 .732 2 0 2B
Buddy Lewis RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .314 .393 .442 .834 1 0
Gee Walker LF 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .295 .324 .432 .756 3 0
Cecil Travis 3B 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .316 .381 .435 .816 3 1
Jimmy Bloodworth 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .249 .274 .393 .667 3 1 2B
Jack Sanford 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .196 .237 .250 .487 2 1
Jimmy Pofahl SS 3 1 1 0 1 2 4 .238 .304 .336 .640 3 0
Jake Early C 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .263 .338 .423 .761 6 2 HR
Walt Masterson P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .189 .250 .216 .466 1 0
   Rene Monteagudo P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .156 .182 .250 .432 0 1
   Buddy Myer 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .296 .386 .404 .790
Team Totals 35 3 7 3 1 7 36 .200 .222 .343 .565 24 6
2B: G Case (26); J Bloodworth (16).
HR: J Early (5).
TB: J Early 4; J Bloodworth 2; G Case 2; G Walker 2; B Lewis; J Pofahl.
RBI: J Early 2 (14); G Walker (89).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
DP: 1. C Travis-J Sanford.
E: J Pofahl (25).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Dick Bartell SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .233 .333 .325 .658 0 4
Barney McCosky CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .336 .406 .496 .902 1 0 2B
Charlie Gehringer 2B 2 1 0 0 2 0 4 .314 .428 .443 .871 1 4
Hank Greenberg LF 3 1 0 0 1 1 4 .335 .421 .643 1.064 3 0
Rudy York 1B 2 2 2 3 2 0 4 .317 .416 .575 .991 11 2 HR
Pinky Higgins 3B 4 0 1 1 0 1 4 .266 .356 .406 .763 0 1
Pete Fox RF 4 0 0 1 0 0 4 .286 .330 .391 .722 2 0 CS,GDP
Billy Sullivan C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .311 .402 .458 .859 2 0
   Birdie Tebbetts C 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 .290 .349 .405 .754 5 0 3B,CS
Schoolboy Rowe P 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .250 .304 .422 .726 0 1
   Al Benton P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 2 0
Team Totals 27 6 6 5 9 5 36 .222 .417 .444 .861 27 12
2B: B McCosky (36).
3B: B Tebbetts (3).
HR: R York (29).
TB: R York 5; B Tebbetts 3; B McCosky 2; D Bartell; P Higgins.
GIDP: P Fox (4).
RBI: R York 3 (114); P Fox (39); P Higgins (72).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
E: D Bartell (31).
Baserunning
CS: P Fox (6); B Tebbetts (5).

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Walt Masterson, L (3-13) 3 3 6 2 4 1 1 5.04 16 34
Rene Monteagudo 5 3 0 0 5 4 0 5.71 20
Team Totals 8 6 6 2 9 5 1 2.25 36 34

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Schoolboy Rowe, W (15-3) 6 6 2 2 0 4 1 3.70 24 56
Al Benton, S (16) 3 1 1 1 1 3 0 4.44 12
Team Totals 9 7 3 3 1 7 1 3.00 36 56
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Steve Basil, 1B - Bill Grieve, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill McGowan.
Time of Game: 1:51.
Attendance: 5,655.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Washington Senators         Detroit Tigers
1 George Case CF 1 Dick Bartell SS
2 Buddy Lewis RF 2 Barney McCosky CF
3 Gee Walker LF 3 Charlie Gehringer 2B
4 Cecil Travis 3B 4 Hank Greenberg LF
5 Jimmy Bloodworth 2B 5 Rudy York 1B
6 Jack Sanford 1B 6 Pinky Higgins 3B
7 Jimmy Pofahl SS 7 Pete Fox RF
8 Jake Early C 8 Billy Sullivan C
9 Walt Masterson P 9 Schoolboy Rowe P

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