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Scores
Standings
SLB
@PHA
6
4
SLB
@PHA
7
8
 
(12)
DET
@WSH
5
21
BRO
@CHC
8
9
 
(16)
PHI
@CIN
7
6
NYG
@PIT
11
10
BSN
@STL
5
0
Monday, August 5, 1929,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:14
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Browns
6
54-46
 Won 1 
3rd, 20½ GB
at Athletics
4
74-27
 Lost 1 
1st
W: Sam Gray (14-9)
L: Rube Walberg (15-6)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Browns          0  1  0   0  0  0   2  3  0    6 10  1
Athletics       1  0  1   0  0  1   0  0  1    4  8  1

St.Louis Browns

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Lu Blue 1B 3 0 1 0 2 0 5 .301 .440 .447 .886 11 0 SB,CS
Frank O'Rourke 3B 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .253 .321 .347 .668 1 2
Heinie Manush LF 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .370 .423 .538 .961 1 0
Fred Schulte CF 3 1 0 0 2 1 5 .324 .407 .431 .837 3 0
Red Kress SS 5 3 3 2 0 0 5 .314 .393 .444 .837 4 3 HR
Earl McNeely RF 3 1 0 0 1 0 4 .261 .309 .307 .615 2 0
Ski Melillo 2B 3 1 2 0 0 0 4 .294 .337 .419 .757 1 1 SH
Rick Ferrell C 3 0 2 1 1 0 4 .245 .423 .309 .731 4 1
Lefty Stewart P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .150 .171 .225 .396 0 3
   Len Dondero PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .226 .300 .526
   Sam Gray P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .191 .247 .265 .511 0 0
   Wally Schang PH 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 .237 .428 .394 .822
   George Blaeholder P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .116 .191 .209 .401 0 1
Team Totals 34 6 10 5 6 1 41 .294 .400 .382 .782 27 11
HR: R Kress (4).
SH: S Melillo (16).
TB: R Kress 6; R Ferrell 2; S Melillo 2; F O'Rourke 2; L Blue.
RBI: R Kress 2 (78); R Ferrell (16); W Schang (32); F O'Rourke (42).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. S Melillo-R Kress-L Blue.
E: S Melillo (17).
Baserunning
SB: L Blue (8).
CS: L Blue (5).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Max Bishop 2B 2 2 1 0 3 0 5 .231 .412 .288 .700 4 1 2B,SB
Mule Haas CF 2 0 1 1 0 1 5 .321 .363 .533 .895 5 0 3·SH
Mickey Cochrane C 3 0 0 1 1 0 5 .338 .427 .487 .914 3 1 SH
Al Simmons LF 5 0 2 1 0 0 5 .371 .406 .649 1.055 3 0 2B
Jimmie Foxx 1B 4 1 1 0 0 1 4 .391 .481 .675 1.156 7 1
Bing Miller RF 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .338 .392 .515 .907 2 0 2B
Sammy Hale 3B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .273 .296 .320 .616 2 3
Joe Boley SS 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .295 .348 .450 .797 0 0
Rube Walberg P 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .176 .187 .243 .430 1 0
   Eddie Rommel P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .290 .276 .566 0 2
   Walt French PH 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .348 .375 .391 .766
Team Totals 31 4 8 4 5 4 40 .258 .361 .355 .716 27 8
2B: M Bishop (14); A Simmons (29); B Miller (25).
SH: M Haas 3 (33); M Cochrane (16).
TB: A Simmons 3; B Miller 2; M Bishop 2; J Foxx; M Haas; S Hale; W French.
RBI: M Cochrane (77); M Haas (66); J Boley (29); A Simmons (109).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Bishop-J Foxx.
E: B Miller (9).
Baserunning
SB: M Bishop (1).

St.Louis Browns

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Lefty Stewart 6 5 3 3 3 2 0 3.28 27 49
Sam Gray, W (14-9) 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 4.10 4
George Blaeholder, S (2) 2 3 1 1 0 1 0 4.49 9
Team Totals 9 8 4 4 5 4 0 4.00 40 49

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Rube Walberg, L (15-6) 7 9 6 5 5 2 1 3.41 33 34
Eddie Rommel 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 3.13 8
Team Totals 9 10 6 5 6 2 1 5.00 41 34
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Hildebrand, 1B - Bill Guthrie, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill McGowan.
Time of Game: 2:14.
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 1B
6 Earl McNeely RF 6 Bing Miller RF
7 Ski Melillo 2B 7 Sammy Hale 3B
8 Rick Ferrell C 8 Joe Boley SS
9 Lefty Stewart P 9 Rube Walberg P

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