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Scores
Standings
NYY
@CHW
2
4
PHA
@DET
7
8
WSH
@SLB
9
8
BRO
@NYG
7
1
CIN
@PHI
3
2
Thursday, September 23, 1948,
, Briggs Stadium
Attendance: 1,898, Time of Game: 2:02
Athletics
7
83-66
 Lost 5 
4th, 9½ GB
at Tigers
8
73-72
 Won 2 
5th, 17½ GB
W: Billy Pierce (3-0)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  1  0   3  3  0   0  0  0    7  7  1
Tigers          0  0  1   1  1  1   0  2  2    8 16  0

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Nellie Fox 2B 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .000 .200 .000 .200 4 2 SB
Barney McCosky LF 3 0 0 0 1 2 4 .324 .404 .383 .788 0 0
   Don White LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .243 .300 .329 .630 1 0
Ferris Fain 1B 3 0 0 0 1 0 5 .275 .407 .387 .794 6 2 SH
Hank Majeski 3B 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .312 .368 .458 .826 0 0
Sam Chapman CF 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 .259 .342 .409 .751 4 0
Bob Wellman RF 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .250 .250 .750 1.000 4 0 3B
Buddy Rosar C 2 3 2 2 2 0 4 .242 .335 .324 .660 2 0 HR,2B
Billy DeMars SS 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .174 .269 .174 .443 2 3
Wally Holborow P 2 0 1 3 1 0 4 .500 .600 .750 1.350 2 2 2B,SH
Team Totals 30 7 7 6 9 4 41 .233 .410 .467 .877 25 9
2B: B Rosar (12); W Holborow (1).
3B: B Wellman (1).
HR: B Rosar (4).
SH: F Fain (8); W Holborow (1).
TB: B Rosar 6; B Wellman 3; W Holborow 2; H Majeski 2; B DeMars.
RBI: W Holborow 3 (3); B Rosar 2 (40); B DeMars (1).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Holborow-F Fain.
E: B Wellman (1).
Baserunning
SB: N Fox (1).

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Johnny Lipon SS 5 0 3 2 0 0 5 .287 .379 .397 .776 3 2 2B
Neil Berry 2B 4 1 1 1 1 0 5 .262 .351 .300 .651 2 4 2B
Vic Wertz RF 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .241 .331 .381 .712 0 0
Pat Mullin CF 5 1 2 2 0 1 5 .290 .383 .515 .898 1 0 HR
Dick Wakefield LF 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .281 .417 .469 .886 3 1
Eddie Mayo 3B 5 1 2 0 0 0 5 .246 .311 .321 .632 0 2
Sam Vico 1B 5 0 2 2 0 0 5 .271 .330 .402 .732 9 1 3B,2B
Joe Ginsberg C 3 3 3 0 1 0 4 .471 .526 .471 .997 8 1
Ted Gray P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .240 .296 .280 .576 1 0
   Billy Pierce P 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 .294 .294 .529 .824 0 1 3B
Team Totals 40 8 16 8 3 2 43 .400 .442 .650 1.092 27 12
2B: J Lipon (16); N Berry (7); S Vico (22).
3B: S Vico (9); B Pierce (2).
HR: P Mullin (23).
TB: S Vico 5; P Mullin 5; J Lipon 4; B Pierce 3; J Ginsberg 3; D Wakefield 2; N Berry 2; E Mayo 2.
RBI: J Lipon 2 (49); P Mullin 2 (79); S Vico 2 (57); N Berry (13); B Pierce (2).
Team LOB: 10.
Fielding
DP: 2. D Wakefield-J Ginsberg; E Mayo-J Ginsberg-N Berry.

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Wally Holborow, L (1-2) 8.1 16 8 8 3 2 1 6.06 43 18
Team Totals 8.1 16 8 8 3 2 1 8.64 43 18

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Ted Gray 5 7 7 7 5 3 1 4.60 27 23
Billy Pierce, W (3-0) 4 0 0 0 4 1 0 6.34 14
Team Totals 9 7 7 7 9 4 1 7.00 41 23
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Summers, 1B - Red Jones, 2B - (none), 3B - Johnny Stevens.
Time of Game: 2:02.
Attendance: 1,898.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Athletics         Detroit Tigers
1 Nellie Fox 2B 1 Johnny Lipon SS
2 Barney McCosky LF 2 Neil Berry 2B
3 Ferris Fain 1B 3 Vic Wertz RF
4 Hank Majeski 3B 4 Pat Mullin CF
5 Sam Chapman CF 5 Dick Wakefield LF
6 Bob Wellman RF 6 Eddie Mayo 3B
7 Buddy Rosar C 7 Sam Vico 1B
8 Billy DeMars SS 8 Joe Ginsberg C
9 Wally Holborow P 9 Ted Gray P

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