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Scores
Standings
WSH
@BOS
5
9
CHW
@CLE
2
3
SLB
@DET
17
3
NYY
@PHA
18
4
BSN
@BRO
3
10
PIT
@CHC
4
6
PHI
@NYG
4
3
CIN
@STL
8
4
Saturday, August 12, 1939,
, Shibe Park
Attendance: 4,000, Time of Game: 2:35
Yankees
18
72-32
 Won 2 
1st
at Athletics
4
36-69
 Lost 8 
7th, 36½ GB
W: Steve Sundra (6-0)
L: Bob Joyce (3-5)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         0  6  1   2  3  1   5  0  0   18 17  0
Athletics       0  2  2   0  0  0   0  0  0    4 10  4

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Frankie Crosetti SS 1 1 1 1 2 0 6 .214 .307 .282 .589 0 1 HBP,2·SH
Red Rolfe 3B 6 2 3 1 0 0 6 .312 .381 .457 .837 1 4 2·2B
Charlie Keller RF 5 3 3 2 1 1 6 .336 .445 .450 .895 5 0 3B
Joe DiMaggio CF 4 1 1 1 1 0 6 .390 .452 .651 1.103 5 0 HBP
Bill Dickey C 4 1 0 0 2 0 6 .315 .413 .518 .931 5 0
   Buddy Rosar C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .357 .471 .429 .899 0 0
George Selkirk LF 6 2 2 2 0 1 6 .316 .468 .563 1.030 3 0
Joe Gordon 2B 5 3 2 2 1 0 6 .297 .374 .517 .890 1 3 HR,2B
Babe Dahlgren 1B 6 4 4 6 0 0 6 .242 .313 .399 .712 7 0 2·HR
Oral Hildebrand P 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 .206 .206 .235 .441 0 0
   Steve Sundra P 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 .292 .346 .458 .804 0 0 SH
Team Totals 42 18 17 16 7 3 54 .405 .510 .738 1.248 27 8
2B: R Rolfe 2 (31); J Gordon (24).
3B: C Keller (4).
HR: J Gordon (18); B Dahlgren 2 (11).
SH: F Crosetti 2 (8); S Sundra (2).
HBP: J DiMaggio (2); F Crosetti (12).
TB: B Dahlgren 10; J Gordon 6; R Rolfe 5; C Keller 5; G Selkirk 2; F Crosetti; J DiMaggio; O Hildebrand.
RBI: B Dahlgren 6 (68); G Selkirk 2 (72); C Keller 2 (38); J Gordon 2 (76); F Crosetti (33); J DiMaggio (69); R Rolfe (50); S Sundra (3).
Team LOB: 9.

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Dick Siebert 1B 5 1 2 1 0 0 5 .301 .341 .431 .771 12 0 HR
Wally Moses RF 4 1 0 0 1 1 5 .307 .365 .415 .780 2 0
Bob Johnson CF 3 0 1 0 2 1 5 .351 .447 .589 1.036 2 0
Frankie Hayes C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .304 .371 .544 .916 4 2
   Earle Brucker C 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .279 .380 .407 .788 1 0
Eric Tipton LF 4 1 1 0 1 0 5 .241 .318 .342 .660 4 0 2B
Joe Gantenbein 2B 2 1 1 2 0 0 3 .286 .356 .381 .737 0 1 SH
   Wayne Ambler 2B 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 .218 .288 .282 .569 0 0
Skeeter Newsome SS 3 0 1 0 2 0 5 .230 .278 .297 .575 0 2 2B
Dario Lodigiani 3B 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 .273 .347 .386 .732 2 3 SH
Bob Joyce P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .118 .121 .239 0 0
   Chubby Dean P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .315 .362 .370 .732 0 0
   Nels Potter P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .173 .232 .192 .424 0 0
   Eddie Collins PH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .111 .111 .111 .222
   Lynn Nelson P 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .264 .278 .302 .580 0 0
Team Totals 35 4 10 4 6 4 43 .286 .390 .429 .819 27 8
2B: E Tipton (3); S Newsome (9).
HR: D Siebert (4).
SH: J Gantenbein (3); D Lodigiani (3).
TB: D Siebert 5; E Tipton 2; S Newsome 2; B Johnson; L Nelson; F Hayes; E Brucker; W Ambler; J Gantenbein.
RBI: J Gantenbein 2 (23); D Siebert (23); D Lodigiani (26).
Team LOB: 12.
Fielding
DP: 1. D Siebert.
E: S Newsome (14); W Ambler (16); D Lodigiani (14); E Tipton (3).

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Oral Hildebrand 2.2 5 4 4 3 2 1 3.54 16 31
Steve Sundra, W (6-0) 6.1 5 0 0 3 2 0 2.67 27
Team Totals 9 10 4 4 6 4 1 4.00 43 31

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Bob Joyce, L (3-5) 1.1 7 6 5 2 0 0 7.09 12 16
Chubby Dean 1.2 1 1 1 0 1 1 5.94 6
Nels Potter 3 6 6 5 3 1 1 6.44 20
Lynn Nelson 3 3 5 4 2 1 1 5.55 16
Team Totals 9 17 18 15 7 3 3 15.00 54 16
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: N Potter (3); L Nelson (3).
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - John Quinn, 1B - Bill McGowan, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill Grieve.
Time of Game: 2:35.
Attendance: 4,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Philadelphia Athletics
1 Frankie Crosetti SS 1 Dick Siebert 1B
2 Red Rolfe 3B 2 Wally Moses RF
3 Charlie Keller RF 3 Bob Johnson CF
4 Joe DiMaggio CF 4 Frankie Hayes C
5 Bill Dickey C 5 Eric Tipton LF
6 George Selkirk LF 6 Joe Gantenbein 2B
7 Joe Gordon 2B 7 Skeeter Newsome SS
8 Babe Dahlgren 1B 8 Dario Lodigiani 3B
9 Oral Hildebrand P 9 Bob Joyce P

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