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Scores
Standings
CLE
@CHW
12
9
 
(10)
CLE
@CHW
5
6
PHA
@NYY
5
4
PHA
@NYY
3
16
BOS
@WSH
1
13
BRO
@BSN
1
2
STL
@CIN
2
3
NYG
@PHI
1
0
CHC
@PIT
9
3
Friday, August 12, 1938,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:05
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Athletics
5
37-59
 Won 3 
7th, 27½ GB
at Yankees
4
64-33
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Eddie Smith (3-6)
L: Red Ruffing (15-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       1  0  0   2  0  0   1  0  1    5  6  1
Yankees         2  0  0   0  0  2   0  0  0    4  5  1

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Stan Sperry 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 .296 .692 0 5 3B
Wally Moses RF 4 1 0 0 0 1 .279 .722 2 0
Billy Werber 3B 3 1 0 0 1 0 .276 .817 1 1 SB
Frankie Hayes C 4 1 2 3 0 0 .296 .901 6 0 HR
Bob Johnson CF 4 1 1 1 0 2 .305 .976 2 0 HR
Sam Chapman LF 4 0 0 0 0 2 .275 .873 2 0
Lou Finney 1B 4 1 1 1 0 0 .253 .707 11 1 HR
Wayne Ambler SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .557 3 1
Lynn Nelson P 3 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .673 0 2
   Eddie Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .633 0 0
Team Totals 34 5 6 5 1 5 .176 .700 27 10
3B: S Sperry (1).
HR: B Johnson (24); L Finney (7); F Hayes (7).
TB: F Hayes 5; S Sperry 4; B Johnson 4; L Finney 4.
RBI: F Hayes 3 (35); B Johnson (81); L Finney (26).
Team LOB: 3.
Fielding
E: F Hayes (6).
Baserunning
SB: B Werber (15).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Frankie Crosetti SS 2 0 0 0 3 0 .272 .781 4 1
Red Rolfe 3B 4 1 0 0 0 0 .328 .872 2 2
Tommy Henrich RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 .260 .814 1 0
Joe DiMaggio CF 4 1 2 2 0 1 .322 .985 0 0 HR,2B
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 0 0 0 0 1 .277 .896 10 0
Bill Dickey C 4 1 2 1 0 0 .306 .944 7 0 HR
George Selkirk LF 4 1 1 1 0 1 .258 .803 0 0 HR,SB
Joe Gordon 2B 3 0 0 0 1 1 .283 .921 2 4
Red Ruffing P 3 0 0 0 1 0 .171 .560 1 4
Team Totals 32 4 5 4 5 5 .156 .739 27 11
2B: J DiMaggio (21).
HR: J DiMaggio (22); B Dickey (19); G Selkirk (5).
TB: J DiMaggio 6; B Dickey 5; G Selkirk 4.
RBI: J DiMaggio 2 (82); G Selkirk (33); B Dickey (82).
Team LOB: 6.
Fielding
E: R Rolfe (14).
Baserunning
SB: G Selkirk (3).

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Lynn Nelson 7.1 5 4 4 5 5 3 5.22 32 52
Eddie Smith, W (3-6) 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.04 5
Team Totals 9 5 4 4 5 5 3 4.00 37 52

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Red Ruffing, L (15-4) 9 6 5 4 1 5 3 3.18 35 61
Team Totals 9 6 5 4 1 5 3 4.00 35 61
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Lou Kolls, 1B - Steve Basil, 2B - (none), 3B - Eddie Rommel.
Time of Game: 2:05.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Athletics         New York Yankees
1 Stan Sperry 2B 1 Frankie Crosetti SS
2 Wally Moses RF 2 Red Rolfe 3B
3 Billy Werber 3B 3 Tommy Henrich RF
4 Frankie Hayes C 4 Joe DiMaggio CF
5 Bob Johnson CF 5 Lou Gehrig 1B
6 Sam Chapman LF 6 Bill Dickey C
7 Lou Finney 1B 7 George Selkirk LF
8 Wayne Ambler SS 8 Joe Gordon 2B
9 Lynn Nelson P 9 Red Ruffing P

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