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Scores
Standings
BOS
@CHW
4
3
NYY
@CLE
4
2
WSH
@DET
1
2
PHA
@SLB
5
3
CHC
@BRO
4
7
STL
@NYG
3
1
CIN
@PHI
4
1
MLN
@PIT
2
4
MLN
@PIT
11
2
Friday, June 12, 1953,
, Busch Stadium I
Attendance: 2,414, Time of Game: 2:04
Athletics
5
24-29
 Won 3 
6th, 16 GB
at Browns
3
19-35
 Lost 11 
7th, 21½ GB
L: Mike Blyzka (1-4)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Athletics       0  3  0   0  2  0   0  0  0    5 11  2
Browns          0  3  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    3  5  1
RetroSheet has deduced an incomplete play-by-play account of this game.

Philadelphia Athletics

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Eddie Joost SS 3 0 1 1 2 0 5 .244 .389 .394 .783 2 2
Dave Philley RF-CF 5 1 1 0 0 0 5 .263 .338 .385 .723 3 0
Eddie Robinson 1B 4 1 3 2 1 0 5 .244 .318 .385 .703 11 0 HR,CS
Gus Zernial LF 5 1 2 0 0 2 5 .292 .376 .583 .959 3 0 2B
Pete Suder 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .330 .351 .385 .737 0 1 GDP
Cass Michaels 2B 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 .263 .342 .368 .711 1 3 SH
Ed McGhee CF 3 0 1 1 0 0 3 .272 .346 .325 .671 1 0 2B
   Kite Thomas RF 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 .138 .194 .138 .331 2 0
Joe Astroth C 4 1 0 1 0 0 4 .231 .352 .269 .620 4 0
Marion Fricano P 4 0 1 0 0 2 4 .316 .316 .368 .684 0 1
Team Totals 35 5 11 5 4 4 40 .314 .385 .457 .842 27 7
2B: G Zernial (9); E McGhee (4).
HR: E Robinson (6).
SH: C Michaels (5).
TB: E Robinson 6; G Zernial 3; E McGhee 2; P Suder; D Philley; K Thomas; E Joost; M Fricano.
GIDP: P Suder (6).
RBI: E Robinson 2 (32); E McGhee (14); E Joost (13); J Astroth (13).
Team LOB: 8.
Fielding
E: J Astroth (2); E McGhee (4).
Baserunning
CS: E Robinson (1).

St.Louis Browns

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Johnny Groth CF 4 0 1 2 0 0 4 .248 .319 .371 .690 1 0 2B
Dick Kokos LF 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .247 .409 .397 .806 1 0
Dick Kryhoski 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .288 .365 .515 .880 7 1
Vic Wertz RF 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .230 .365 .431 .796 3 1
Bob Elliott 3B 3 1 1 0 1 0 4 .256 .380 .410 .790 2 2
Les Moss C 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .324 .373 .422 .794 6 1
   Neil Berry PR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .345 .367 .517 .884
Bobby Young 2B 4 1 1 0 0 0 4 .274 .326 .351 .677 6 2
Billy Hunter SS 4 1 1 1 0 0 4 .285 .325 .317 .642 1 3
Mike Blyzka P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .000 .083 .000 .083 0 2
   Hank Edwards PH 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .256 .333 .302 .636
   Satchel Paige P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
Team Totals 34 3 5 3 1 3 35 .147 .171 .176 .348 27 12
2B: J Groth (12).
TB: J Groth 2; B Young; L Moss; B Hunter; B Elliott.
RBI: J Groth 2 (25); B Hunter (13).
Team LOB: 5.
Fielding
DP: 2. B Young-D Kryhoski; L Moss-B Young.
E: B Hunter (9).

Philadelphia Athletics

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Marion Fricano, W (3-1) 9 5 3 3 1 3 0 2.44 35 67
Team Totals 9 5 3 3 1 3 0 3.00 35 67

St.Louis Browns

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Mike Blyzka, L (1-4) 7 10 5 3 2 2 1 4.67 31 41
Satchel Paige 2 1 0 0 2 2 0 2.84 9
Team Totals 9 11 5 3 4 4 1 3.00 40 41
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Eddie Hurley, 1B - Eddie Rommel, 2B - (none), 3B - Charlie Berry.
Time of Game: 2:04.
Attendance: 2,414.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Philadelphia Athletics         St.Louis Browns
1 Eddie Joost SS 1 Johnny Groth CF
2 Dave Philley RF 2 Dick Kokos LF
3 Eddie Robinson 1B 3 Dick Kryhoski 1B
4 Gus Zernial LF 4 Vic Wertz RF
5 Pete Suder 3B 5 Bob Elliott 3B
6 Cass Michaels 2B 6 Les Moss C
7 Ed McGhee CF 7 Bobby Young 2B
8 Joe Astroth C 8 Billy Hunter SS
9 Marion Fricano P 9 Mike Blyzka P

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