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Scores
Standings
CHW
@BOS
12
2
CHW
@BOS
8
9
 
(10)
CLE
@NYY
9
15
CLE
@NYY
8
5
SLB
@PHA
6
11
SLB
@PHA
6
4
DET
@WSH
9
3
BRO
@CHC
3
7
BSN
@CIN
6
1
PHI
@PIT
6
4
NYG
@STL
6
7
Friday, August 26, 1938,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: Not Given, Time of Game: 2:12
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Browns
6
40-73
 Lost 2 
7th, 37½ GB
at Athletics
11
42-73
 Won 2 
7th, 37½ GB
W: Lynn Nelson (9-8)
L: Les Tietje (2-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Browns          0  0  0   0  0  0   4  2  0    6  8  2
Athletics       0  2  0   5  1  1   1  1  X   11 17  3

St.Louis Browns

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Mel Almada CF 5 0 2 0 0 0 5 .312 .358 .396 .754 3 0 SB
George McQuinn 1B 5 0 1 0 0 1 5 .324 .381 .468 .849 6 0
Buster Mills LF 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 .283 .354 .371 .725 4 0
Harlond Clift 3B 4 1 1 0 1 1 5 .291 .428 .547 .975 2 0
Beau Bell RF 3 2 1 0 1 0 4 .270 .356 .426 .782 2 0
Red Kress SS 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .295 .378 .403 .781 1 2
Tommy Heath C 3 0 0 1 1 0 4 .225 .333 .329 .663 0 0
Don Heffner 2B 3 1 0 1 1 0 4 .242 .350 .312 .662 6 4
Les Tietje P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .111 .158 .111 .269 0 2
   Ed Linke P 2 0 1 2 0 1 2 .222 .364 .222 .586 0 3
   Mel Mazzera 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .282 .333 .415 .749
   Bill Cox P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .077 .143 .154 .297 0 0
Team Totals 35 6 8 4 5 6 40 .229 .325 .229 .554 24 11
TB: M Almada 2; G McQuinn; E Linke; H Clift; B Mills; R Kress; B Bell.
RBI: E Linke 2 (2); D Heffner (53); T Heath (21).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 1. E Linke-R Kress-D Heffner.
E: B Bell (4); E Linke (1).
Baserunning
SB: M Almada (10).

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Wally Moses RF 5 2 2 0 0 0 5 .303 .367 .408 .775 1 0 3B
Lou Finney LF 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .261 .321 .420 .741 1 0
Stan Sperry 2B 4 1 2 2 1 0 5 .285 .324 .358 .682 1 4
Dick Siebert 1B 5 0 1 1 0 0 5 .284 .322 .362 .684 10 0
Bob Johnson CF 4 3 3 1 1 0 5 .317 .404 .587 .991 4 0 HR
Billy Werber 3B 4 3 3 1 1 0 5 .272 .381 .413 .794 1 2 SB
Hal Wagner C 3 0 1 1 0 0 4 .313 .353 .313 .665 6 1 SH
   Frankie Hayes C 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .285 .392 .458 .850 1 0
Wayne Ambler SS 3 1 3 2 0 0 4 .220 .304 .267 .571 1 3 SH
Lynn Nelson P 3 1 1 1 0 0 3 .282 .330 .282 .612 0 0
   Eddie Smith P 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .237 .293 .263 .556 0 0
   Nels Potter P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .219 .242 .219 .461 1 0
Team Totals 38 11 17 10 3 0 43 .447 .488 .579 1.067 27 10
3B: W Moses (7).
HR: B Johnson (27).
SH: H Wagner (1); W Ambler (11).
TB: B Johnson 6; W Moses 4; W Ambler 3; B Werber 3; S Sperry 2; H Wagner; L Nelson; L Finney; D Siebert.
RBI: S Sperry 2 (18); W Ambler 2 (29); B Johnson (96); B Werber (54); D Siebert (20); L Nelson (12); L Finney (39); H Wagner (2).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
DP: 1. W Ambler-S Sperry-D Siebert.
E: B Johnson (15); W Ambler (31); B Werber (25).
Baserunning
SB: B Werber (16).

St.Louis Browns

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Les Tietje, L (2-5) 3 6 4 3 1 0 0 6.86 16 32
Ed Linke 4 10 6 5 2 0 0 8.44 23
Bill Cox 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 7.32 4
Team Totals 8 17 11 9 3 0 1 10.12 43 32

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Lynn Nelson, W (9-8) 6 4 3 3 3 5 0 5.57 24 54
Eddie Smith 1.1 3 3 1 2 0 0 5.81 10
Nels Potter, S (5) 1.2 1 0 0 0 1 0 6.25 6
Team Totals 9 8 6 4 5 6 0 4.00 40 54
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Steve Basil, 1B - George Pipgras, 2B - (none), 3B - John Quinn.
Time of Game: 2:12.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

St.Louis Browns         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Mel Almada CF 1 Wally Moses RF
2 George McQuinn 1B 2 Lou Finney LF
3 Buster Mills LF 3 Stan Sperry 2B
4 Harlond Clift 3B 4 Dick Siebert 1B
5 Beau Bell RF 5 Bob Johnson CF
6 Red Kress SS 6 Billy Werber 3B
7 Tommy Heath C 7 Hal Wagner C
8 Don Heffner 2B 8 Wayne Ambler SS
9 Les Tietje P 9 Lynn Nelson P

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