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Standings
WSH
@BOS
4
3
DET
@CHW
2
3
SLB
@CLE
4
5
NYY
@PHA
4
5
CHC
@CIN
1
3
BSN
@NYG
7
6
PIT
@STL
11
8
 
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Thursday, May 28, 1931,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 0:00
Yankees
4
20-15
 Lost 2 
3rd, 6½ GB
at Athletics
5
26-8
 Won 2 
1st
W: Lefty Grove (7-1)
L: Red Ruffing (4-3)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  0  0   1  1  2   0  0  0    4 10  2
Athletics       0  0  0   0  0  1   3  0  1    5 12  0

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Earle Combs CF 5 1 3 1 0 0 5 .337 .395 .438 .832 1 0 2B
Jimmie Reese 2B 5 0 0 0 0 1 5 .293 .344 .405 .749 6 3
Babe Ruth LF 4 1 2 2 0 0 4 .400 .544 .758 1.302 1 0 HR
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 1 2 0 0 0 4 .304 .463 .556 1.018 8 0
Ben Chapman RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .323 .379 .471 .850 2 1
Joe Sewell 3B 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 .160 .300 .200 .500 1 0
Lyn Lary SS 3 0 1 0 1 0 4 .324 .425 .500 .925 1 4
Bill Dickey C 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .298 .357 .359 .715 3 0 2B
   Cy Perkins C 2 0 0 1 0 0 2 .000 .100 .000 .100 3 0
Red Ruffing P 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .300 .300 .467 .767 0 1
Team Totals 36 4 10 4 2 1 38 .278 .316 .417 .732 26 9
2B: E Combs (11); B Dickey (6).
HR: B Ruth (8).
TB: B Ruth 5; E Combs 4; B Dickey 2; L Gehrig 2; L Lary; R Ruffing.
RBI: B Ruth 2 (26); C Perkins (1); E Combs (20).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. L Lary-J Reese-L Gehrig.
E: L Gehrig (5); B Chapman (4).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Max Bishop 2B 3 1 2 0 2 0 5 .285 .419 .415 .834 3 2
Mule Haas CF 5 0 1 1 0 2 5 .310 .355 .421 .776 2 0
Mickey Cochrane C 5 0 3 1 0 0 5 .414 .461 .693 1.153 1 0
Al Simmons LF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .410 .453 .763 1.216 4 0 2B
Jimmie Foxx 1B 4 1 1 1 0 1 4 .265 .359 .539 .898 11 1 HR
Bing Miller RF 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .278 .326 .460 .786 3 0 2B
Eric McNair 3B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .333 .394 .433 .827 0 2
Joe Boley SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .194 .248 .266 .514 2 4
Rube Walberg P 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 .100 .129 .100 .229 1 2
   Phil Todt PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .147 .216 .206 .422
   Lefty Grove P 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 .160 .192 .200 .392 0 0 2B
Team Totals 38 5 12 5 2 6 40 .316 .350 .474 .824 27 11
2B: A Simmons (12); B Miller (13); L Grove (1).
HR: J Foxx (8).
TB: J Foxx 4; M Cochrane 3; A Simmons 2; B Miller 2; M Bishop 2; L Grove 2; E McNair; M Haas; J Boley.
RBI: J Boley (12); M Cochrane (34); M Haas (14); A Simmons (38); J Foxx (32).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
DP: 1. E McNair-M Bishop-J Foxx.

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Red Ruffing, L (4-3) 8.2 12 5 4 2 6 1 4.15 40 46
Team Totals 8.2 12 5 4 2 6 1 4.15 40 46

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Rube Walberg 7 9 4 4 2 0 1 3.18 31 41
Lefty Grove, W (7-1) 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1.99 7
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 2 1 1 4.00 38 41
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Moriarty, 1B - Harry Geisel, 2B - (none), 3B - George Hildebrand.
Time of Game: 0:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Earle Combs CF 1 Max Bishop 2B
2 Jimmie Reese 2B 2 Mule Haas CF
3 Babe Ruth LF 3 Mickey Cochrane C
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Al Simmons LF
5 Ben Chapman RF 5 Jimmie Foxx 1B
6 Joe Sewell 3B 6 Bing Miller RF
7 Lyn Lary SS 7 Eric McNair 3B
8 Bill Dickey C 8 Joe Boley SS
9 Red Ruffing P 9 Rube Walberg P

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