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Scores
Standings
CLE
@CHW
6
4
CLE
@CHW
4
2
PHA
@NYY
2
5
PHA
@NYY
3
6
DET
@SLB
2
3
DET
@SLB
9
3
 
(6)
BOS
@WSH
14
4
BOS
@WSH
8
6
BRO
@BSN
4
5
BRO
@BSN
3
5
STL
@CIN
3
4
STL
@CIN
2
4
NYG
@PHI
7
0
NYG
@PHI
3
4
CHC
@PIT
3
0
CHC
@PIT
4
3
Monday, September 5, 1938,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 35,567, Time of Game: 2:20
Second game of doubleheader, see First game.
Athletics
3
45-84
 Lost 3 
8th, 44 GB
at Yankees
6
89-40
 Won 3 
1st
W: Monte Pearson (14-6)
L: Eddie Smith (3-10)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       1  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    3  9  2
Yankees         0  0  1   1  1  0   3  0  X    6 10  1

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Stan Sperry 2B 5 1 1 2 0 0 5 .279 .321 .335 .656 2 4 2B
Lou Finney LF 5 0 2 0 0 2 5 .268 .325 .423 .748 3 2 2B
Wally Moses RF 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .288 .352 .387 .738 2 0
Dick Siebert 1B 4 0 2 1 0 0 4 .287 .332 .359 .691 4 1 2B
Bob Johnson CF 3 0 2 0 1 0 4 .318 .408 .575 .983 1 0 3B
Billy Werber 3B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .260 .377 .397 .774 4 1
Frankie Hayes C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .284 .394 .462 .855 5 1
Wayne Ambler SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .234 .315 .299 .614 1 0
   Skeeter Newsome SS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0
Bud Thomas P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .089 .150 .107 .257 0 0
   Sam Chapman 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .350 .456 .807
   Eddie Smith P 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .275 .326 .325 .651 1 0 2B
   Dave Smith P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Lynn Nelson 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .301 .350 .301 .651
Team Totals 36 3 9 3 2 3 38 .250 .289 .417 .706 24 9
2B: S Sperry (5); L Finney (19); D Siebert (8); E Smith (2).
3B: B Johnson (9).
TB: B Johnson 4; D Siebert 3; L Finney 3; E Smith 2; S Sperry 2; W Ambler.
RBI: S Sperry 2 (21); D Siebert (28).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
E: F Hayes (8); B Werber (27).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Frankie Crosetti SS 4 1 0 0 1 0 5 .266 .391 .376 .767 1 3 SB
Red Rolfe 3B 3 0 1 0 2 0 5 .313 .388 .438 .826 4 3
Tommy Henrich RF 4 2 0 0 1 1 5 .274 .397 .520 .917 0 0
Joe DiMaggio CF 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .338 .401 .612 1.013 5 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 1 1 2 0 0 4 .297 .412 .537 .950 7 0 2B
Bill Dickey C 4 2 2 2 0 0 4 .324 .423 .590 1.013 4 2 HR,2B
George Selkirk LF 4 0 2 0 0 2 4 .262 .396 .446 .841 5 0 2·2B
Joe Gordon 2B 2 0 1 1 2 1 4 .267 .360 .529 .888 1 1 SB
Monte Pearson P 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .179 .236 .224 .460 0 0
Team Totals 32 6 10 6 7 5 39 .312 .436 .531 .967 27 9
2B: L Gehrig (29); B Dickey (22); G Selkirk 2 (11).
HR: B Dickey (26).
TB: B Dickey 6; G Selkirk 4; L Gehrig 2; J DiMaggio 2; R Rolfe; M Pearson; J Gordon.
RBI: L Gehrig 2 (102); B Dickey 2 (109); J Gordon (83); J DiMaggio (123).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
E: L Gehrig (10).
Baserunning
SB: F Crosetti (22); J Gordon (8).

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bud Thomas 4 5 2 1 3 1 0 5.12 19 44
Eddie Smith, L (3-10) 3 5 4 4 3 2 1 6.02 16
Dave Smith 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 5.61 4
Team Totals 8 10 6 5 7 5 1 5.62 39 44

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Monte Pearson, W (14-6) 9 9 3 2 2 3 0 3.78 38 60
Team Totals 9 9 3 2 2 3 0 2.00 38 60
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Pipgras, 1B - Steve Basil, 2B - (none), 3B - George Moriarty.
Time of Game: 2:20.
Attendance: 35,567.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

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

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