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Scores
Standings
CLE
@BOS
6
17
DET
@NYY
3
12
CHW
@PHA
9
7
SLB
@WSH
5
9
PHI
@CHC
6
9
BRO
@PIT
4
1
BSN
@STL
1
5
BSN
@STL
3
4
Thursday, August 3, 1939,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 9,010, Time of Game: 2:12
Tigers
3
50-47
 Lost 1 
5th, 18 GB
at Yankees
12
67-28
 Won 1 
1st
W: Monte Pearson (9-4)
L: Bobo Newsom (12-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  2    3 11  0
Yankees         3  0  1   0  6  1   0  1  X   12 16  1

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Barney McCosky CF 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .321 .390 .461 .851 4 0 2B
Benny McCoy 2B 3 1 0 0 2 1 5 .315 .422 .500 .922 3 6 SB
Earl Averill LF 4 0 1 2 0 1 5 .271 .361 .480 .841 2 0 SH
Hank Greenberg 1B 4 0 2 0 1 0 5 .311 .423 .589 1.012 7 0 GDP
Pinky Higgins 3B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .322 .383 .435 .817 0 1 GDP
Pete Fox RF 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .282 .330 .395 .725 2 0
Birdie Tebbetts C 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .303 .362 .410 .772 4 1
   Merv Shea C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Frank Croucher SS 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .257 .291 .354 .645 2 3 GDP
Bobo Newsom P 2 0 0 0 0 2 2 .173 .173 .187 .360 0 1
   Bud Thomas P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
   Roy Cullenbine 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .270 .371 .400 .771
   Al Benton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .097 .125 .097 .222 0 0
   Charlie Gehringer 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .324 .425 .512 .937
   Billy Rogell 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .204 .315 .310 .625
Team Totals 35 3 11 3 5 5 41 .314 .400 .343 .743 24 12
2B: B McCosky (25).
SH: E Averill (6).
TB: B McCosky 4; B Tebbetts 3; H Greenberg 2; F Croucher; P Higgins; E Averill.
GIDP: P Higgins (9); F Croucher (9); H Greenberg (7).
RBI: E Averill 2 (43); B McCosky (37).
Team LOB: 11.
Fielding
DP: 1. B McCoy-F Croucher-H Greenberg.
Baserunning
SB: B McCoy (1).

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Frankie Crosetti SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .213 .304 .275 .578 4 4
Red Rolfe 3B 3 3 3 1 2 0 5 .313 .384 .465 .848 0 1 HR
Charlie Keller RF 5 1 2 0 0 1 5 .308 .427 .418 .845 3 0 GDP
Joe DiMaggio CF 5 3 3 5 0 0 5 .400 .460 .655 1.115 3 0 2·HR
Bill Dickey C 4 2 2 1 1 0 5 .331 .424 .550 .974 4 0 HR
   Buddy Rosar C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .364 .500 .455 .955 1 0
George Selkirk LF 3 1 2 1 2 0 5 .315 .471 .587 1.058 1 0 2B
Joe Gordon 2B 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .299 .369 .511 .881 2 8 2B,CS,GDP
Babe Dahlgren 1B 4 1 1 3 1 1 5 .236 .309 .388 .697 9 0 3B
Monte Pearson P 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .250 .302 .275 .577 0 1 SH
Team Totals 36 12 16 12 7 4 44 .444 .535 .889 1.424 27 14
2B: G Selkirk (11); J Gordon (22).
3B: B Dahlgren (6).
HR: R Rolfe (8); J DiMaggio 2 (11); B Dickey (17).
SH: M Pearson (4).
TB: J DiMaggio 9; R Rolfe 6; B Dickey 5; B Dahlgren 3; J Gordon 3; G Selkirk 3; C Keller 2; F Crosetti.
GIDP: C Keller (4); J Gordon (11).
RBI: J DiMaggio 5 (57); B Dahlgren 3 (57); B Dickey (74); R Rolfe (48); M Pearson (6); G Selkirk (66).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 2. F Crosetti-J Gordon-B Dahlgren 2.
E: J Gordon (22).
Baserunning
CS: J Gordon (7).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bobo Newsom, L (12-8) 4.1 8 8 8 5 1 2 3.72 24 11
Bud Thomas 1.2 4 3 3 2 1 1 6.50 10
Al Benton 2 4 1 1 0 2 1 4.56 10
Team Totals 8 16 12 12 7 4 4 13.50 44 11

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Monte Pearson, W (9-4) 9 11 3 1 5 5 0 4.10 41 57
Team Totals 9 11 3 1 5 5 0 1.00 41 57
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill McGowan, 1B - Joe Rue, 2B - (none), 3B - John Quinn.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: 9,010.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         New York Yankees
1 Barney McCosky CF 1 Frankie Crosetti SS
2 Benny McCoy 2B 2 Red Rolfe 3B
3 Earl Averill LF 3 Charlie Keller RF
4 Hank Greenberg 1B 4 Joe DiMaggio CF
5 Pinky Higgins 3B 5 Bill Dickey C
6 Pete Fox RF 6 George Selkirk LF
7 Birdie Tebbetts C 7 Joe Gordon 2B
8 Frank Croucher SS 8 Babe Dahlgren 1B
9 Bobo Newsom P 9 Monte Pearson P

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