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Scores
Standings
PHA
@BOS
8
0
PHA
@BOS
3
6
DET
@CHW
8
3
CLE
@SLB
10
5
NYY
@WSH
7
0
NYY
@WSH
7
3
CHC
@CIN
3
4
 
(10)
BRO
@NYG
1
5
BRO
@NYG
1
10
BSN
@PHI
5
12
BSN
@PHI
4
6
STL
@PIT
5
8
Saturday, September 5, 1931,
, Griffith Stadium
Attendance: 15,000, Time of Game: 2:15
First game of doubleheader, see Second game.
Yankees
7
77-54
 Won 1 
3rd, 15½ GB
at Senators
0
78-52
 Lost 1 
2nd, 15 GB
W: Lefty Gomez (18-8)
L: Carl Fischer (12-8)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Yankees         3  0  1   0  1  0   0  2  0    7  8  2
Senators        0  0  0   0  0  0   0  0  0    0  5  0

New York Yankees

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Samuel Byrd CF 2 2 1 2 3 1 5 .264 .344 .386 .730 2 0 HR
Joe Sewell 3B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .293 .379 .383 .762 0 4
Babe Ruth RF 4 2 1 1 1 2 5 .377 .500 .698 1.198 2 0 2B
   Myril Hoag RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .182 .190 .372 0 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 2 1 2 1 0 5 .355 .459 .694 1.152 11 0 HR
Ben Chapman LF 4 0 2 1 1 0 5 .313 .399 .494 .893 1 0 2·SB
Lyn Lary SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .282 .369 .423 .792 2 2
Bill Dickey C 4 1 3 1 0 1 4 .316 .372 .400 .772 6 0
Tony Lazzeri 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .256 .371 .371 .742 3 6
Lefty Gomez P 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .116 .187 .116 .303 0 0
Team Totals 35 7 8 7 6 10 41 .229 .341 .429 .770 27 12
2B: B Ruth (29).
HR: S Byrd (2); L Gehrig (41).
TB: L Gehrig 4; S Byrd 4; B Dickey 3; B Chapman 2; B Ruth 2.
RBI: L Gehrig 2 (165); S Byrd 2 (21); B Dickey (60); B Chapman (112); B Ruth (144).
Team LOB: 7.
Fielding
DP: 2. L Lary-L Gehrig; J Sewell-T Lazzeri-L Gehrig.
E: L Lary (44); T Lazzeri (21).
Baserunning
SB: B Chapman 2 (55).

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS PO A
Buddy Myer 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .291 .356 .411 .767 2 3
Heinie Manush LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .322 .365 .461 .825 0 0 3B
Joe Cronin SS 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .316 .401 .509 .910 0 1
Dave Harris RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .344 .466 .556 1.022 2 0 2B
Sam West CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .335 .374 .491 .865 3 0
Ossie Bluege 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .276 .346 .397 .743 0 2
Joe Kuhel 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .272 .340 .414 .754 9 0
Roy Spencer C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .269 .324 .328 .651 11 0
Carl Fischer P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .119 .119 .153 .271 0 1
   Bump Hadley P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .178 .213 .200 .413 0 2
Team Totals 32 0 5 0 3 6 35 .156 .229 .250 .479 27 9
2B: D Harris (12).
3B: H Manush (11).
TB: H Manush 4; D Harris 2; O Bluege; B Myer.
Team LOB: 8.

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Lefty Gomez, W (18-8) 9 5 0 0 3 6 0 2.95 35 80
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 3 6 0 0.00 35 80

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Carl Fischer, L (12-8) 3 4 4 4 3 3 1 4.66 16 35
Bump Hadley 6 4 3 3 3 7 1 3.49 25
Team Totals 9 8 7 7 6 10 2 7.00 41 35
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - Bill Dinneen, 1B - Red Ormsby, 2B - (none), 3B - George Hildebrand.
Time of Game: 2:15.
Attendance: 15,000.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

New York Yankees         Washington Senators
1 Samuel Byrd CF 1 Buddy Myer 2B
2 Joe Sewell 3B 2 Heinie Manush LF
3 Babe Ruth RF 3 Joe Cronin SS
4 Lou Gehrig 1B 4 Dave Harris RF
5 Ben Chapman LF 5 Sam West CF
6 Lyn Lary SS 6 Ossie Bluege 3B
7 Bill Dickey C 7 Joe Kuhel 1B
8 Tony Lazzeri 2B 8 Roy Spencer C
9 Lefty Gomez P 9 Carl Fischer P

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