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Scores
Standings
DET
@CHW
5
10
BOS
@NYY
3
1
BOS
@NYY
3
2
WSH
@PHA
5
6
WSH
@PHA
6
3
CLE
@SLB
5
3
CLE
@SLB
9
10
NYG
@BRO
8
3
NYG
@BRO
2
3
PHI
@BSN
0
4
CHC
@CIN
7
6
Saturday, July 8, 1939,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 27,539, Time of Game: 2:00
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Red Sox
3
40-25
 Won 5 
2nd, 8½ GB
at Yankees
1
53-19
 Lost 2 
1st
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Red Sox         0  1  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    3 10  0
Yankees         0  0  0   1  0  0   0  0  0    1  4  0

Boston Red Sox

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Bobby Doerr 2B 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .324 .377 .511 .888 5 1 GDP
Doc Cramer CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .324 .365 .405 .770 2 0 2B
Jimmie Foxx 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .355 .468 .622 1.090 5 1 2B
Ted Williams RF 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .310 .406 .597 1.003 2 0 2B
Joe Cronin SS 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .286 .401 .504 .906 3 2 SH
Joe Vosmik LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .269 .349 .379 .728 2 0
Jim Tabor 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .302 .337 .484 .821 3 4
Johnny Peacock C 3 0 1 1 1 0 4 .280 .351 .364 .716 4 0
Fritz Ostermueller P 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .190 .227 .190 .418 1 0
Team Totals 34 3 10 3 3 1 38 .294 .351 .382 .734 27 8
2B: D Cramer (18); J Foxx (14); T Williams (25).
SH: J Cronin (8).
TB: T Williams 3; J Foxx 3; B Doerr 2; D Cramer 2; J Peacock; J Vosmik; J Tabor.
GIDP: B Doerr (8).
RBI: J Cronin (57); J Peacock (16); T Williams (69).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Tabor-B Doerr-J Foxx.

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Frankie Crosetti SS 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .208 .302 .274 .575 3 3 GDP
Red Rolfe 3B 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .316 .387 .477 .865 3 2
George Selkirk RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .299 .461 .579 1.040 1 0
Joe DiMaggio CF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .415 .481 .690 1.171 3 1
Charlie Keller LF 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .305 .424 .427 .851 4 0 SH
Joe Gordon 2B 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .319 .391 .559 .950 1 4
Buddy Rosar C 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .154 .389 .154 .543 2 0
Babe Dahlgren 1B 3 0 1 0 0 0 3 .252 .326 .429 .754 10 0
Oral Hildebrand P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .160 .160 .200 .360 0 0
   Steve Sundra P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .368 .429 .579 1.008 0 2
   Red Ruffing PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .300 .333 .300 .633
   Johnny Murphy P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .500 .200 .700 0 0
Team Totals 29 1 4 1 3 2 33 .138 .219 .138 .357 27 12
SH: C Keller (1).
TB: S Sundra; B Dahlgren; R Rolfe; J DiMaggio.
GIDP: F Crosetti (6).
RBI: C Keller (28).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. R Rolfe-J Gordon-B Dahlgren.

Boston Red Sox

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Fritz Ostermueller, W (5-1) 9 4 1 1 3 2 0 3.32 33 74
Team Totals 9 4 1 1 3 2 0 1.00 33 74

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Oral Hildebrand, L (5-4) 4 8 3 3 2 1 0 3.48 21 33
Steve Sundra 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 3.00 14
Johnny Murphy 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.36 3
Team Totals 9 10 3 3 3 1 0 3.00 38 33
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Summers, 1B - Lou Kolls, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Grieve.
Time of Game: 2:00.
Attendance: 27,539.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Boston Red Sox         New York Yankees
1 Bobby Doerr 2B 1 Frankie Crosetti SS
2 Doc Cramer CF 2 Red Rolfe 3B
3 Jimmie Foxx 1B 3 George Selkirk RF
4 Ted Williams RF 4 Joe DiMaggio CF
5 Joe Cronin SS 5 Charlie Keller LF
6 Joe Vosmik LF 6 Joe Gordon 2B
7 Jim Tabor 3B 7 Buddy Rosar C
8 Johnny Peacock C 8 Babe Dahlgren 1B
9 Fritz Ostermueller P 9 Oral Hildebrand P

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