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Scores
Standings
WSH
@BOS
4
2
DET
@CLE
14
4
NYY
@PHA
13
1
NYY
@PHA
2
4
NYG
@PIT
3
4
Wednesday, August 7, 1929,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: 40,000, Time of Game: 0:00
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Yankees
13
63-37
 Won 2 
2nd, 11½ GB
at Athletics
1
76-29
 Lost 1 
1st
W: George Pipgras (13-9)
L: Howard Ehmke (5-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         3  7  0   0  0  2   0  0  1   13 12  0
Athletics       1  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    1  7  1

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Earle Combs CF 2 2 1 0 1 0 3 .362 .425 .505 .930 0 0
   Samuel Byrd CF 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .337 .452 .495 .947 2 0
Gene Robertson 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .310 .376 .400 .776 0 1 2B
   Lyn Lary 3B 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .367 .462 .506 .969 0 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 3 2 0 0 2 0 5 .312 .452 .627 1.079 10 0
Babe Ruth LF 4 2 2 4 1 0 5 .357 .449 .721 1.170 3 0 HR
   Cedric Durst LF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .352 .418 .511 .930 2 0
Tony Lazzeri 2B 4 3 2 3 0 0 5 .366 .437 .558 .995 3 2 HR,HBP
   Leo Durocher 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .331 .291 .622 0 0
Bob Meusel RF 4 1 2 2 0 0 5 .268 .301 .415 .715 1 0 HR,SH
Bill Dickey C 5 1 2 1 0 1 5 .347 .356 .552 .908 5 1 2B
Mark Koenig SS 5 1 2 3 0 1 5 .294 .329 .449 .777 1 3 HR,2B
George Pipgras P 4 0 0 0 1 2 5 .143 .206 .159 .365 0 0
Team Totals 37 13 12 13 6 4 45 .324 .432 .730 1.162 27 7
2B: G Robertson (14); B Dickey (20); M Koenig (19).
HR: B Ruth (28); T Lazzeri (13); B Meusel (10); M Koenig (2).
SH: B Meusel (5).
HBP: T Lazzeri (3).
TB: M Koenig 6; B Ruth 5; B Meusel 5; T Lazzeri 5; B Dickey 3; G Robertson 2; E Combs.
RBI: B Ruth 4 (96); M Koenig 3 (26); T Lazzeri 3 (85); B Meusel 2 (51); B Dickey (47).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 1. M Koenig-T Lazzeri-L Gehrig.

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Jim Cronin 2B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .333 .391 .524 .915 1 5
Mule Haas CF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .315 .357 .525 .882 3 0
Mickey Cochrane C 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 .338 .427 .490 .917 2 0 HR
   Cy Perkins C 3 0 0 0 0 1 3 .200 .259 .240 .499 4 0
Al Simmons LF 3 0 2 0 0 0 3 .378 .415 .658 1.073 1 0
   Homer Summa LF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .179 .207 .214 .421 0 0
Jimmie Foxx 1B 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .388 .477 .681 1.158 3 0
   George Burns 1B 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 .250 .250 .350 .600 6 0 2B
Bing Miller RF 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 .331 .385 .501 .886 2 0
   Walt French RF 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .320 .346 .360 .706 0 0
Sammy Hale 3B 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .283 .306 .338 .643 2 1 3B,SB
Joe Boley SS 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 .287 .339 .439 .778 3 3
   Eddie Collins PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .250 .000 .250
Howard Ehmke P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .125 .125 .188 .313 0 0
   Bill Shores P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .120 .241 .120 .361 0 0
   Ossie Orwoll P 3 0 0 0 0 2 3 .255 .283 .333 .616 0 1
Team Totals 33 1 7 1 2 5 35 .212 .257 .394 .651 27 10
2B: G Burns (2).
3B: S Hale (2).
HR: M Cochrane (6).
TB: M Cochrane 4; S Hale 4; G Burns 3; A Simmons 2.
RBI: M Cochrane (78).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. J Cronin-J Boley-G Burns.
E: S Hale (8).
Baserunning
SB: S Hale (5).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
George Pipgras, W (13-9) 9 7 1 1 2 5 1 4.04 35 72
Team Totals 9 7 1 1 2 5 1 1.00 35 72

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Howard Ehmke, L (5-2) 1.1 5 8 8 4 1 1 4.15 14 9
Bill Shores 0.2 2 2 2 0 1 1 3.74 4
Ossie Orwoll 7 5 3 1 2 2 2 4.91 27
Team Totals 9 12 13 11 6 4 4 11.00 45 9
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: H Ehmke (1).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Brick Owens, 1B - Bick Campbell, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill McGowan.
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: 40,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Earle Combs CF 1 Jim Cronin 2B
2 Gene Robertson 3B 2 Mule Haas CF
3 Lou Gehrig 1B 3 Mickey Cochrane C
4 Babe Ruth LF 4 Al Simmons LF
5 Tony Lazzeri 2B 5 Jimmie Foxx 1B
6 Bob Meusel RF 6 Bing Miller RF
7 Bill Dickey C 7 Sammy Hale 3B
8 Mark Koenig SS 8 Joe Boley SS
9 George Pipgras P 9 Howard Ehmke P

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