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Scores
Standings
SLB
@BOS
8
6
 
(11)
CLE
@DET
4
8
CHW
@PHA
0
1
CHW
@PHA
3
4
 
(11)
STL
@CHC
6
0
BSN
@NYG
3
2
BSN
@NYG
7
5
PHI
@PIT
2
9
PHI
@PIT
7
16
Tuesday, August 28, 1928,
, Polo Grounds V
Attendance: 18,000, Time of Game: 2:25
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Braves
7
37-77
 Won 2 
7th, 34 GB
at Giants
5
68-51
 Lost 6 
2nd, 5½ GB
W: Johnny Cooney (2-4)
L: Joe Genewich (10-11)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Braves          0  0  0   1  1  2   1  2  0    7 15  2
Giants          2  0  0   0  1  0   2  0  0    5 13  1

Boston Braves

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Lance Richbourg RF 5 2 2 1 1 0 6 .325 .386 .403 .789 2 0 2B
Eddie Brown LF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .275 .313 .353 .666 1 0
George Sisler 1B 5 0 3 2 0 1 5 .327 .361 .414 .774 12 0 2·2B
Rogers Hornsby 2B 4 2 3 1 1 0 5 .385 .493 .643 1.136 4 5 2·2B
Heinie Mueller CF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .231 .286 .231 .516 2 1 SB
Les Bell 3B 2 0 0 1 2 1 5 .276 .317 .419 .736 0 2 SH
Howard Freigau SS 4 0 1 1 1 1 5 .213 .261 .287 .548 4 3
Al Spohrer C 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .209 .221 .209 .430 2 0
Ed Brandt P 3 1 3 0 0 0 3 .262 .348 .328 .676 0 1
   Johnny Cooney P 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .167 .219 .167 .385 0 3
Team Totals 40 7 15 6 5 3 46 .375 .444 .500 .944 27 15
2B: L Richbourg (19); G Sisler 2 (21); R Hornsby 2 (34).
SH: L Bell (17).
TB: G Sisler 5; R Hornsby 5; E Brandt 3; L Richbourg 3; A Spohrer; E Brown; J Cooney; H Freigau.
RBI: G Sisler 2 (52); L Bell (66); R Hornsby (77); H Freigau (15); L Richbourg (44).
Team LOB: 12.
Fielding
E: H Freigau (9); L Bell (24).
Baserunning
SB: H Mueller (1).

New York Giants

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Jimmy Welsh CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .302 .351 .419 .770 2 0 SB
   Bob O'Farrell PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .203 .360 .256 .616
Andy Reese LF 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .310 .336 .406 .742 2 0
Les Mann RF 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .278 .362 .354 .716 0 0
Freddie Lindstrom 3B 5 2 1 1 0 0 5 .346 .376 .502 .878 2 3 2B
Shanty Hogan C 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .345 .422 .502 .923 3 1 HR
   Lefty O'Doul PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .296 .348 .425 .773
Andy Cohen 2B 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .280 .322 .405 .726 3 5
Bill Terry 1B 4 1 3 2 1 0 5 .315 .387 .519 .906 14 1 HR
Travis Jackson SS 4 0 0 0 1 0 5 .270 .341 .432 .774 1 5 SB
Joe Genewich P 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .130 .155 .130 .285 0 4
   Jack Scott P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Jack Cummings PH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .364 .417 .727 1.144
Team Totals 41 5 13 5 5 1 46 .317 .391 .488 .879 27 19
2B: F Lindstrom (29).
HR: S Hogan (7); B Terry (13).
TB: B Terry 6; S Hogan 6; F Lindstrom 2; L Mann 2; A Cohen 2; A Reese; J Welsh.
RBI: B Terry 2 (76); F Lindstrom (82); A Cohen (54); S Hogan (43).
Team LOB: 14.
Fielding
DP: 1. B Terry-S Hogan-B Terry.
E: J Genewich (1).
Baserunning
SB: J Welsh (3); T Jackson (8).

Boston Braves

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Ed Brandt 5 9 3 2 2 1 0 4.81 28 38
Johnny Cooney, W (2-4) 4 4 2 2 3 0 2 4.44 18
Team Totals 9 13 5 4 5 1 2 4.00 46 38

New York Giants

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Joe Genewich, L (10-11) 7.1 13 7 7 5 2 0 4.18 40 21
Jack Scott 1.2 2 0 0 0 1 0 6.75 6
Team Totals 9 15 7 7 5 3 0 7.00 46 21
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bob Hart, 1B - Lou Jorda, 2B - (none), 3B - Cy Rigler.
Time of Game: 2:25.
Attendance: 18,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Braves         New York Giants
1 Lance Richbourg RF 1 Jimmy Welsh CF
2 Eddie Brown LF 2 Andy Reese LF
3 George Sisler 1B 3 Les Mann RF
4 Rogers Hornsby 2B 4 Freddie Lindstrom 3B
5 Heinie Mueller CF 5 Shanty Hogan C
6 Les Bell 3B 6 Andy Cohen 2B
7 Howard Freigau SS 7 Bill Terry 1B
8 Al Spohrer C 8 Travis Jackson SS
9 Ed Brandt P 9 Joe Genewich P

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