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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: Not Given, Time of Game: 0:00
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 WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Samuel Byrd CF 2 2 1 2 3 1 5 .264 .344 .386 .730 0.058 0.36 0.066 -0.008 2.5 2 0 HR
Joe Sewell 3B 5 0 0 0 0 0 5 .293 .379 .383 .762 -0.076 0.59 0.000 -0.076 -1.6 0 4
Babe Ruth RF 4 2 1 1 1 2 5 .377 .500 .698 1.198 0.102 0.43 0.118 -0.016 0.6 2 0 2B
   Myril Hoag RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .143 .182 .190 .372 0.000 0.00 0.000 0.000 0.0 0 0
Lou Gehrig 1B 4 2 1 2 1 0 5 .355 .459 .694 1.152 0.122 0.45 0.139 -0.017 1.2 11 0 HR
Ben Chapman LF 4 0 2 1 1 0 5 .313 .399 .494 .893 0.113 0.39 0.116 -0.003 1.7 1 0 2·SB
Lyn Lary SS 4 0 0 0 0 1 4 .282 .369 .423 .792 -0.066 0.54 0.000 -0.066 -1.5 2 2
Bill Dickey C 4 1 3 1 0 1 4 .316 .372 .400 .772 0.037 0.50 0.060 -0.023 1.4 6 0
Tony Lazzeri 2B 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .256 .371 .371 .742 -0.046 0.45 0.000 -0.046 -1.5 3 6
Lefty Gomez P 4 0 0 0 0 3 4 .116 .187 .116 .303 -0.032 0.31 0.000 -0.032 -1.0 0 0
Team Totals 35 7 8 7 6 10 41 .229 .341 .429 .770 0.212 0.45 0.499 -0.287 1.8 27 12
2B: B Ruth (29, off C Fischer).
HR: L Gehrig (41, off C Fischer, 1st inn, 1 on, 1 out to RF); S Byrd (2, off B Hadley, 8th inn, 1 on, 2 outs to LF).
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).
2-out RBI: S Byrd 2; B Chapman; B Dickey.
Team LOB: 7.
With RISP: 4 for 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. L Lary-L Gehrig; J Sewell-T Lazzeri-L Gehrig.
E: L Lary (46); T Lazzeri (21).
Baserunning
SB: B Chapman 2 (55, 2nd base off C Fischer/R Spencer 2).

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO PA BA OBP SLG OPS WPA aLI WPA+ WPA- RE24 PO A
Buddy Myer 2B 4 0 1 0 0 1 4 .291 .356 .411 .767 -0.044 0.47 0.005 -0.050 -0.3 1 3
Heinie Manush LF 4 0 2 0 0 0 4 .322 .365 .461 .825 0.049 0.56 0.080 -0.031 1.1 0 0 3B
Joe Cronin SS 2 0 0 0 2 0 4 .316 .401 .509 .910 0.032 0.57 0.060 -0.029 -0.6 1 1 GDP
Dave Harris RF 3 0 1 0 1 1 4 .344 .466 .556 1.022 -0.030 0.86 0.053 -0.083 0.1 2 0 2B
Sam West CF 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 .335 .374 .491 .865 -0.126 0.92 0.000 -0.126 -2.3 3 0
Ossie Bluege 3B 4 0 1 0 0 0 4 .276 .346 .397 .743 -0.055 0.75 0.022 -0.078 -0.6 0 2
Joe Kuhel 1B 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .272 .340 .414 .754 -0.010 0.56 0.037 -0.047 -0.4 8 0
Roy Spencer C 4 0 0 0 0 0 4 .269 .324 .328 .651 -0.061 0.53 0.000 -0.061 -1.5 11 0
Carl Fischer P 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .119 .119 .153 .271 -0.015 0.56 0.000 -0.015 -0.2 0 1
   Bump Hadley P 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 .178 .213 .200 .413 -0.027 0.47 0.000 -0.027 -0.5 1 1
Team Totals 32 0 5 0 3 6 35 .156 .229 .250 .479 -0.287 0.64 0.257 -0.547 -5.2 27 8
2B: D Harris (12, off L Gomez).
3B: H Manush (11, off L Gomez).
TB: H Manush 4; D Harris 2; O Bluege; B Myer.
GIDP: J Cronin ().
Team LOB: 8.
With RISP: 0 for 11.

New York Yankees

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Lefty Gomez, W (18-8) 9 5 0 0 3 6 0 3.04 35 80 0.288 0.64 5.2
Team Totals 9 5 0 0 3 6 0 0.00 35 80 0.288 0.64 5.2

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc IR IS WPA aLI RE24
Carl Fischer, L (12-8) 3 4 4 4 3 3 1 4.66 16 35 -0.231 0.68 -2.7
Bump Hadley 6 4 3 3 3 7 1 3.49 25 1 0 0.019 0.28 0.9
Team Totals 9 8 7 7 6 10 2 7.00 41 35 1 0 -0.212 0.45 -1.8
C Fischer faced 1 batter in the 4th inning.
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: 0:00.
Attendance: Not Given.
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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Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
t1 1-0 1 -2- RR NYY L. Gehrig C. Fischer 13% 73% Home Run; Ruth Scores
t1 0-0 1 1-- R NYY B. Ruth C. Fischer 10% 60% Double; Byrd Scores
b4 0-4 0 --- WSH H. Manush L. Gomez -7% 77% Triple to CF
t3 3-0 2 -2- R NYY B. Chapman C. Fischer 6% 83% Single to CF; Ruth Scores
b4 0-4 0 1-3 O WSH D. Harris L. Gomez 6% 78% Popfly: 2B

Play By Play

Inn Score Out RoB Pit(cnt) R/O @Bat Batter Pitcher wWPA wWE Play Description
Top of the 1st, Yankees Batting, Tied 0-0, Senators' Carl Fischer facing 1-2-3
t1 0-0 0 --- NYY S. Byrd C. Fischer 3% 53% Walk
t1 0-0 0 1-- O NYY J. Sewell C. Fischer -3% 50% Lineout: RF
t1 0-0 1 1-- R NYY B. Ruth C. Fischer 10% 60% Double; Byrd Scores
t1 1-0 1 -2- RR NYY L. Gehrig C. Fischer 13% 73% Home Run; Ruth Scores
t1 3-0 1 --- NYY B. Chapman C. Fischer 2% 75% Walk
t1 3-0 1 1-- O NYY L. Lary C. Fischer -2% 73% Flyball: RF
t1 3-0 2 1-- NYY B. Dickey C. Fischer 1% 74% Chapman Steals 2B
t1 3-0 2 -2- O NYY B. Dickey C. Fischer -2% 71% Strikeout Looking
3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 1st, Senators Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 1-2-3
b1 0-3 0 --- O WSH B. Myer L. Gomez 2% 74% Strikeout
b1 0-3 1 --- O WSH H. Manush L. Gomez 2% 75% Groundout: 2B-1B
b1 0-3 2 --- O WSH J. Cronin L. Gomez 1% 76% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Senators 0.
Top of the 2nd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, Senators' Carl Fischer facing 8-9-1
t2 3-0 0 --- O NYY T. Lazzeri C. Fischer -2% 75% Groundout: P-1B
t2 3-0 1 --- O NYY L. Gomez C. Fischer -1% 73% Strikeout Looking
t2 3-0 2 --- O NYY S. Byrd C. Fischer -1% 73% Strikeout Looking
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 3, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 2nd, Senators Batting, Behind 0-3, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 4-5-6
b2 0-3 0 --- O WSH D. Harris L. Gomez 2% 75% Strikeout
b2 0-3 1 --- O WSH S. West L. Gomez 2% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B
b2 0-3 2 --- WSH O. Bluege L. Gomez -2% 75% Reached on E6 (throw) (Ground Ball); Bluege to 2B
b2 0-3 2 -2- O WSH J. Kuhel L. Gomez 3% 78% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 3, Senators 0.
Top of the 3rd, Yankees Batting, Ahead 3-0, Senators' Carl Fischer facing 2-3-4
t3 3-0 0 --- O NYY J. Sewell C. Fischer -2% 76% Flyball: CF
t3 3-0 1 --- NYY B. Ruth C. Fischer 2% 78% Walk
t3 3-0 1 1-- O NYY L. Gehrig C. Fischer -1% 77% Groundout: 2B-1B; Ruth to 2B
t3 3-0 2 -2- R NYY B. Chapman C. Fischer 6% 83% Single to CF; Ruth Scores
t3 4-0 2 1-- NYY L. Lary C. Fischer 1% 83% Chapman Steals 2B
t3 4-0 2 -2- O NYY L. Lary C. Fischer -2% 82% Groundout: 2B-1B
1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 4, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 3rd, Senators Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 8-9-1
b3 0-4 0 --- O WSH R. Spencer L. Gomez 2% 84% Groundout: SS-1B
b3 0-4 1 --- O WSH C. Fischer L. Gomez 1% 85% Strikeout
b3 0-4 2 --- O WSH B. Myer L. Gomez 1% 86% Groundout: 3B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 4, Senators 0.
Top of the 4th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Senators' Carl Fischer facing 7-8-9
t4 4-0 0 --- NYY B. Dickey C. Fischer 2% 88% Single to LF
Bump Hadley replaces Carl Fischer pitching and batting 9th
t4 4-0 0 1-- O NYY T. Lazzeri B. Hadley -2% 86% Strikeout Looking
t4 4-0 1 1-- O NYY L. Gomez B. Hadley -1% 85% Strikeout Looking
t4 4-0 2 1-- NYY S. Byrd B. Hadley 1% 86% Walk; Dickey to 2B
t4 4-0 2 12- O NYY J. Sewell B. Hadley -2% 84% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 4, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 4th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-4, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 2-3-4
b4 0-4 0 --- WSH H. Manush L. Gomez -7% 77% Triple to CF
b4 0-4 0 --3 WSH J. Cronin L. Gomez -4% 72% Walk
b4 0-4 0 1-3 O WSH D. Harris L. Gomez 6% 78% Popfly: 2B
b4 0-4 1 1-3 O WSH S. West L. Gomez 6% 84% Strikeout Looking
b4 0-4 2 1-3 O WSH O. Bluege L. Gomez 4% 88% Groundout: 3B-2B/Forceout at 2B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 4, Senators 0.
Top of the 5th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 4-0, Senators' Bump Hadley facing 3-4-5
t5 4-0 0 --- O NYY B. Ruth B. Hadley -1% 87% Strikeout Looking
t5 4-0 1 --- NYY L. Gehrig B. Hadley 1% 88% Walk
t5 4-0 1 1-- NYY B. Chapman B. Hadley 3% 91% Single to CF; Gehrig to 3B
t5 4-0 1 1-3 O NYY L. Lary B. Hadley -3% 88% Strikeout Looking
t5 4-0 2 1-3 R NYY B. Dickey B. Hadley 4% 92% Single; Gehrig Scores; Chapman to 2B
t5 5-0 2 12- O NYY T. Lazzeri B. Hadley -1% 91% Groundout: 3B-SS/Forceout at 2B
1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 5th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 7-8-9
b5 0-5 0 --- WSH J. Kuhel L. Gomez -4% 87% Reached on E4 (throw) (Ground Ball); Kuhel to 2B
b5 0-5 0 -2- O WSH R. Spencer L. Gomez 3% 90% Flyball: RF
b5 0-5 1 -2- O WSH B. Hadley L. Gomez 2% 93% Strikeout Looking
b5 0-5 2 -2- O WSH B. Myer L. Gomez 2% 94% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Senators 0.
Top of the 6th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-0, Senators' Bump Hadley facing 9-1-2
t6 5-0 0 --- O NYY L. Gomez B. Hadley -1% 94% Strikeout Looking
t6 5-0 1 --- NYY S. Byrd B. Hadley 1% 94% Walk
t6 5-0 1 1-- O NYY J. Sewell B. Hadley -1% 94% Flyball: CF
t6 5-0 2 1-- O NYY B. Ruth B. Hadley -1% 93% Flyball: CF
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB. Yankees 5, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 6th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 2-3-4
b6 0-5 0 --- O WSH H. Manush L. Gomez 2% 95% Popfly: 1B
b6 0-5 1 --- WSH J. Cronin L. Gomez -2% 93% Walk
b6 0-5 1 1-- WSH D. Harris L. Gomez -5% 88% Double to LF; Cronin to 3B
b6 0-5 1 -23 O WSH S. West L. Gomez 5% 93% Strikeout
b6 0-5 2 -23 O WSH O. Bluege L. Gomez 3% 96% Flyball: LF
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 5, Senators 0.
Top of the 7th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-0, Senators' Bump Hadley facing 4-5-6
t7 5-0 0 --- O NYY L. Gehrig B. Hadley -0% 96% Popfly: 2B
t7 5-0 1 --- O NYY B. Chapman B. Hadley -0% 95% Popfly: P
t7 5-0 2 --- O NYY L. Lary B. Hadley -0% 95% Groundout: 1B unassisted
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 7th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-5, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 7-8-9
b7 0-5 0 --- O WSH J. Kuhel L. Gomez 1% 97% Flyball: RF
b7 0-5 1 --- O WSH R. Spencer L. Gomez 1% 97% Groundout: 3B-1B
b7 0-5 2 --- O WSH B. Hadley L. Gomez 0% 98% Groundout: 2B-1B
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 5, Senators 0.
Top of the 8th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 5-0, Senators' Bump Hadley facing 7-8-9
t8 5-0 0 --- NYY B. Dickey B. Hadley 0% 98% Single to CF
t8 5-0 0 1-- O NYY T. Lazzeri B. Hadley -0% 98% Strikeout
t8 5-0 1 1-- O NYY L. Gomez B. Hadley -0% 98% Groundout: SS-1B; Dickey to 2B
t8 5-0 2 -2- RR NYY S. Byrd B. Hadley 2% 99% Home Run; Dickey Scores
t8 7-0 2 --- O NYY J. Sewell B. Hadley -0% 99% Groundout: 3B-1B
2 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 7, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 8th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-7, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 1-2-3
b8 0-7 0 --- WSH B. Myer L. Gomez -1% 99% Single/Bunt
b8 0-7 0 1-- WSH H. Manush L. Gomez -1% 98% Single (Ground Ball); Myer to 2B
b8 0-7 0 12- OO WSH J. Cronin L. Gomez 2% 100% Ground Ball Double Play: 3B-2B-1B; Myer to 3B
b8 0-7 2 --3 WSH D. Harris L. Gomez -0% 100% Walk
b8 0-7 2 1-3 O WSH S. West L. Gomez 0% 100% Lineout: SS
0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB. Yankees 7, Senators 0.
Top of the 9th, Yankees Batting, Ahead 7-0, Senators' Bump Hadley facing 3-4-5
t9 7-0 0 --- O NYY B. Ruth B. Hadley -0% 100% Strikeout Looking
t9 7-0 1 --- O NYY L. Gehrig B. Hadley -0% 100% Groundout: P-1B
t9 7-0 2 --- O NYY B. Chapman B. Hadley -0% 100% Foul Flyball: C
0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 7, Senators 0.
Bottom of the 9th, Senators Batting, Behind 0-7, Yankees' Lefty Gomez facing 6-7-8
Myril Hoag replaces Babe Ruth playing RF batting 3rd
b9 0-7 0 --- WSH O. Bluege L. Gomez -0% 100% Single to LF
b9 0-7 0 1-- O WSH J. Kuhel L. Gomez 0% 100% Flyball: CF
b9 0-7 1 1-- OO WSH R. Spencer L. Gomez 0% 100% Line Drive Double Play: SS-1B
0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB. Yankees 7, Senators 0.

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