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Scores
Standings
CLE
@BOS
10
4
DET
@NYY
7
5
SLB
@PHA
0
14
CHW
@WSH
11
5
NYG
@CHC
4
6
PHI
@CIN
0
2
BSN
@PIT
9
5
BRO
@STL
5
3
Saturday, May 8, 1926,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 30,000, Time of Game: 0:00
Tigers
7
10-12
 Won 1 
6th, 4 GB
at Yankees
5
14-8
 Lost 1 
1st
L: Sad Sam Jones (1-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  5   2  0  0   0  0  0    7  6  0
Yankees         0  0  0   0  3  0   0  2  0    5 12  1

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Johnny Neun 1B 4 2 1 0 1 0 .340 .897 8 0 3B
Charlie Gehringer 2B 4 1 1 1 1 0 .196 .543 3 2 3B
Al Wingo LF 4 1 1 0 1 0 .314 .901 1 0
Ty Cobb CF 3 1 1 3 0 0 .372 1.085 5 0 SH
Harry Heilmann RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 .256 .755 2 1
Frank O'Rourke SS 4 0 1 2 0 2 .273 .737 2 1 2B
Jack Warner 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 .227 .614 0 1
Johnny Bassler C 3 1 1 0 1 0 .377 .950 6 3
Earl Whitehill P 4 0 0 0 0 2 .278 .705 0 2
Team Totals 32 7 6 6 6 4 .188 .660 27 10
2B: F O'Rourke (6).
3B: J Neun (1); C Gehringer (1).
SH: T Cobb (4).
TB: J Neun 3; C Gehringer 3; F O'Rourke 2; J Bassler; T Cobb; A Wingo.
RBI: T Cobb 3 (16); F O'Rourke 2 (7); C Gehringer (4).
Team LOB: 5.

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Mark Koenig SS 5 1 1 0 0 0 .235 .641 0 8
Earle Combs CF 5 1 3 0 0 0 .294 .788 2 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 0 1 0 0 2 .321 .990 17 0 HBP
Babe Ruth RF 5 1 2 3 0 1 .413 1.323 0 0 HR
Bob Meusel LF 4 0 3 0 0 0 .395 1.040 3 0 2B
Tony Lazzeri 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .256 .747 0 5 2B
Joe Dugan 3B 3 1 1 2 1 0 .415 .997 1 0 HR
Pat Collins C 4 0 0 0 0 1 .279 .920 4 0
Sad Sam Jones P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .667 0 0
   Garland Braxton P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .400 0 2
Team Totals 38 5 12 5 1 4 .316 .876 27 15
2B: B Meusel (8); T Lazzeri (4).
HR: J Dugan (1); B Ruth (7).
HBP: L Gehrig (1).
TB: B Ruth 5; J Dugan 4; B Meusel 4; E Combs 3; T Lazzeri 2; M Koenig; L Gehrig.
RBI: B Ruth 3 (32); J Dugan 2 (23).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
E: P Collins (5).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Earl Whitehill, W (3-3) 9 12 5 5 1 4 2 2.68 40 46
Team Totals 9 12 5 5 1 4 2 5.00 40 46

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Sad Sam Jones, L (1-2) 2.2 3 5 5 4 2 0 9.68 15 30
Garland Braxton 6.1 3 2 2 2 2 0 2.70 24
Team Totals 9 6 7 7 6 4 0 7.00 39 30
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: E Whitehill (4).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Dinneen, 1B - Bill McGowan, 2B - (none), 3B - (none).
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         New York Yankees
1 Johnny Neun 1B 1 Mark Koenig SS
2 Charlie Gehringer 2B 2 Earle Combs CF
3 Al Wingo LF 3 Lou Gehrig 1B
4 Ty Cobb CF 4 Babe Ruth RF
5 Harry Heilmann RF 5 Bob Meusel LF
6 Frank O'Rourke SS 6 Tony Lazzeri 2B
7 Jack Warner 3B 7 Joe Dugan 3B
8 Johnny Bassler C 8 Pat Collins C
9 Earl Whitehill P 9 Sad Sam Jones P

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