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Scores
Standings
CHW
@BOS
1
3
CLE
@NYY
5
8
SLB
@PHA
2
3
SLB
@PHA
5
4
DET
@WSH
1
3
BRO
@CHC
4
11
BSN
@CIN
10
6
PHI
@PIT
0
9
PHI
@PIT
11
8
NYG
@STL
3
2
Saturday, August 18, 1928,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 1:30
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Browns
2
60-58
 Lost 1 
3rd, 19½ GB
at Athletics
3
74-41
 Won 2 
2nd, 5 GB
W: Lefty Grove (18-6)
L: General Crowder (13-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Browns          0  0  0   0  0  0   2  0  0    2  6  0
Athletics       0  0  2   0  0  0   0  0  1    3  7  2

St.Louis Browns

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Lu Blue 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .275 .395 .463 .858 7 0
Frank O'Rourke 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .266 .316 .353 .669 0 1
Heinie Manush LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .352 .387 .523 .911 3 0
Fred Schulte CF 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .282 .345 .417 .763 2 0 2B
Red Kress SS 4 0 1 1 0 0 4 .289 .349 .398 .747 1 2
Earl McNeely RF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .238 .302 .319 .621 1 0 SB
Ski Melillo 2B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .163 .226 .184 .410 3 3
Clyde Manion C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .252 .291 .313 .604 7 1
General Crowder P 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .189 .259 .208 .466 0 0
Team Totals 33 2 6 1 1 2 34 .182 .206 .212 .418 24 7
2B: F Schulte (34).
TB: F Schulte 2; S Melillo 2; F O'Rourke; R Kress; H Manush.
RBI: R Kress (61).
Team LOB: 5.
Baserunning
SB: E McNeely (8).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Max Bishop 2B 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .312 .431 .424 .856 2 3
Mule Haas CF 4 0 3 1 0 0 4 .293 .348 .461 .809 1 0 2B
Mickey Cochrane C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .309 .418 .508 .925 4 0
Al Simmons LF 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .377 .418 .617 1.035 3 0 2B
Jimmie Foxx 3B 3 0 1 1 1 1 4 .341 .433 .625 1.058 0 4 2B
Bing Miller RF 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .340 .383 .512 .896 2 0 SB
Ossie Orwoll 1B 3 0 0 0 0 3 3 .355 .409 .479 .888 13 1
Joe Boley SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 .260 .318 .327 .646 1 5
Lefty Grove P 2 0 0 0 0 2 3 .154 .257 .200 .457 1 1 SH
Team Totals 30 3 7 3 1 6 32 .233 .258 .333 .591 27 14
2B: M Haas (10); A Simmons (24); J Foxx (24).
SH: L Grove (4).
TB: M Haas 4; A Simmons 2; J Foxx 2; J Boley; M Bishop.
RBI: M Haas (19); J Foxx (54); M Bishop (39).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. J Boley-O Orwoll; J Boley-M Bishop-O Orwoll.
E: J Foxx (15); J Boley (26).
Baserunning
SB: B Miller (7).

St.Louis Browns

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
General Crowder, L (13-5) 8 7 3 3 1 6 0 3.73 32 61
Team Totals 8 7 3 3 1 6 0 3.38 32 61

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Lefty Grove, W (18-6) 9 6 2 1 1 2 0 2.60 34 70
Team Totals 9 6 2 1 1 2 0 1.00 34 70
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Guthrie, 1B - Red Ormsby, 2B - (none), 3B - George Hildebrand.
Time of Game: 1:30.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Browns         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Lu Blue 1B 1 Max Bishop 2B
2 Frank O'Rourke 3B 2 Mule Haas CF
3 Heinie Manush LF 3 Mickey Cochrane C
4 Fred Schulte CF 4 Al Simmons LF
5 Red Kress SS 5 Jimmie Foxx 3B
6 Earl McNeely RF 6 Bing Miller RF
7 Ski Melillo 2B 7 Ossie Orwoll 1B
8 Clyde Manion C 8 Joe Boley SS
9 General Crowder P 9 Lefty Grove P

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