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Scores
Standings
CLE
@BOS
4
6
DET
@NYY
4
2
CHW
@PHA
6
3
SLB
@WSH
5
6
 
(10)
PHI
@CHC
1
0
NYG
@CIN
6
7
BSN
@PIT
11
9
BRO
@STL
2
18
Tuesday, May 7, 1940,
, Yankee Stadium I
Attendance: 10,482, Time of Game: 2:18
Tigers
4
11-6
 Won 3 
2nd, 1 GB
at Yankees
2
6-10
 Lost 4 
7th, 5½ GB
W: Hal Newhouser (2-1)
L: Steve Sundra (0-2)
S: Al Benton (4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          1  0  1   1  0  0   1  0  0    4 12  1
Yankees         0  0  0   0  0  1   1  0  0    2  9  1

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Dick Bartell SS 4 0 0 1 0 0 5 .217 .356 .250 .606 5 3 SH,GDP
Barney McCosky CF 3 1 1 0 0 1 3 .354 .481 .585 1.066 0 0 2B
   Bruce Campbell RF 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 .318 .455 .432 .886 1 0
   Pete Fox RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .250 .308 .250 .558 1 0
Charlie Gehringer 2B 4 1 2 0 1 0 5 .308 .444 .415 .860 2 2 2B
Earl Averill RF-CF 5 0 2 3 0 0 5 .524 .524 .762 1.286 0 0 2B
Hank Greenberg LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .268 .342 .465 .807 2 0 GDP
Rudy York 1B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .267 .413 .550 .963 6 1
Pinky Higgins 3B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .220 .324 .322 .646 3 3
Birdie Tebbetts C 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .218 .295 .255 .550 6 0
Hal Newhouser P 3 0 2 0 0 0 4 .429 .556 .429 .984 1 2 SH
   Al Benton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Team Totals 36 4 12 4 2 4 40 .333 .368 .417 .785 27 11
2B: B McCosky (4); C Gehringer (1); E Averill (2).
SH: D Bartell (1); H Newhouser (2).
TB: E Averill 3; C Gehringer 3; B McCosky 2; H Newhouser 2; B Tebbetts 2; H Greenberg 2; P Higgins.
GIDP: D Bartell (1); H Greenberg (2).
RBI: E Averill 3 (6); D Bartell (6).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. C Gehringer-D Bartell-R York 2.
E: B Campbell (1).

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 .159 .293 .190 .484 0 2
Red Rolfe 3B 4 0 1 0 1 1 5 .254 .356 .413 .769 0 4
Charlie Keller RF 4 0 3 0 1 0 5 .258 .361 .468 .829 3 0 3B,2B,GDP
Joe DiMaggio CF 5 0 1 0 0 0 5 .200 .200 .200 .400 4 0
Bill Dickey C 5 1 1 1 0 2 5 .180 .255 .180 .435 4 0
Joe Gordon 2B 4 0 3 0 0 0 4 .217 .266 .367 .632 3 6
George Selkirk LF 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 .321 .457 .446 .904 1 0
   Buster Mills LF 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .500 .667 .500 1.167 0 0
Babe Dahlgren 1B 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 .236 .333 .255 .588 12 0
Steve Sundra P 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 .000 .333 .000 .333 0 0
   Buddy Rosar 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .353 .389 .412 .801
   Oral Hildebrand P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
   Red Ruffing 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 GDP
   Lee Grissom P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Team Totals 35 2 9 2 6 6 41 .257 .366 .343 .709 27 13
2B: C Keller (1).
3B: C Keller (3).
TB: C Keller 6; J Gordon 3; R Rolfe; B Dickey; J DiMaggio.
GIDP: C Keller (3); R Ruffing (2).
RBI: B Dahlgren (4); B Dickey (4).
Team LOB: 12.
Fielding
DP: 2. R Rolfe-J Gordon-B Dahlgren; F Crosetti-J Gordon-B Dahlgren.
E: S Sundra (1).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Hal Newhouser, W (2-1) 8 8 2 1 6 6 0 2.42 37 60
Al Benton, S (4) 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 4
Team Totals 9 9 2 1 6 6 0 1.00 41 60

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Steve Sundra, L (0-2) 6 10 3 3 0 3 0 5.19 28 43
Oral Hildebrand 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 4.91 7
Lee Grissom 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0.00 5
Team Totals 9 12 4 4 2 4 0 4.00 40 43
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Pipgras, 1B - Bill Summers, 2B - (none), 3B - John Quinn.
Time of Game: 2:18.
Attendance: 10,482.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

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