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Scores
Standings
CLE
@PHA
12
5
DET
@WSH
7
4
PHI
@CHC
3
4
NYG
@CIN
7
0
BRO
@PIT
1
2
Friday, June 23, 1939,
, Griffith Stadium
Attendance: 10,000, Time of Game: 2:16
Tigers
7
31-28
 Won 1 
4th, 15 GB
at Senators
4
23-37
 Lost 1 
7th, 23½ GB
W: Al Benton (4-3)
L: Dutch Leonard (6-2)
                1  2  3   4  5  6   7  8  9    R  H  E
                -  -  -   -  -  -   -  -  -    -  -  -
Tigers          0  0  0   1  0  1   5  0  0    7 13  4
Senators        0  1  1   0  0  0   1  1  0    4 10  2

Detroit Tigers

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
Barney McCosky CF 4 1 1 1 1 0 .319 .886 7 0 2B
Earl Averill LF 5 1 1 1 0 1 .250 .804 2 0 2B,CS
Charlie Gehringer 2B 5 2 3 1 0 0 .323 .943 2 7
Hank Greenberg 1B 4 1 1 0 0 0 .311 1.064 10 1 2B,SH
Pinky Higgins 3B 5 1 3 2 0 0 .333 .874 0 2
Pete Fox RF 5 0 1 2 0 1 .295 .755 0 0 3B
Frank Croucher SS 5 0 1 0 0 1 .290 .705 2 3
Birdie Tebbetts C 4 1 2 0 0 0 .322 .743 3 0 2B
Al Benton P 1 0 0 0 0 0 .043 .127 1 2 3·SH
   Archie McKain P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .653 0 0
Team Totals 38 7 13 7 1 3 .342 .859 27 15
2B: E Averill (11); H Greenberg (25); B Tebbetts (7); B McCosky (16).
3B: P Fox (2).
SH: A Benton 3 (5); H Greenberg (4).
TB: C Gehringer 3; B Tebbetts 3; P Fox 3; P Higgins 3; E Averill 2; B McCosky 2; H Greenberg 2; F Croucher.
RBI: P Higgins 2 (24); P Fox 2 (32); C Gehringer (45); B McCosky (21); E Averill (16).
Team LOB: 9.
Fielding
DP: 2. F Croucher-C Gehringer-H Greenberg; C Gehringer-F Croucher-H Greenberg.
E: F Croucher 2 (9); P Fox (5); H Greenberg (3).
Baserunning
CS: E Averill (3).

Washington Senators

Batting AB R H RBI BB SO BA OPS PO A
George Case CF 4 1 3 1 1 0 .324 .804 2 0 2B
Cecil Travis SS 5 1 1 0 0 0 .260 .702 5 2
Buddy Lewis 3B 5 0 0 0 0 0 .336 .947 1 3
Sam West LF 2 0 1 0 3 0 .290 .767 3 0
Taffy Wright RF 5 1 2 2 0 0 .276 .730 1 0 2B,GDP
Jimmy Bloodworth 2B 5 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .592 2 2
Bob Prichard 1B 3 1 2 1 1 0 .306 .793 10 0
Rick Ferrell C 4 0 1 0 0 1 .282 .729 3 1
Dutch Leonard P 3 0 0 0 0 1 .206 .441 0 4
   Pete Appleton P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .125 0 1
   Buddy Myer 1 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .676
   Walt Masterson P 0 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .400 0 0
Team Totals 37 4 10 4 5 2 .270 .681 27 13
2B: T Wright (11); G Case (9).
TB: G Case 4; T Wright 3; B Prichard 2; R Ferrell; S West; C Travis.
GIDP: T Wright (3).
RBI: T Wright 2 (47); B Prichard (5); G Case (19).
Team LOB: 11.
Fielding
E: J Bloodworth (2); B Lewis (19).

Detroit Tigers

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Al Benton, W (4-3) 7.1 10 4 3 4 2 0 4.44 37 42
Archie McKain, S (1) 1.2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3.14 5
Team Totals 9 10 4 3 5 2 0 3.00 42 42

Washington Senators

Pitching IP H R ER BB SO HR ERA BF GSc
Dutch Leonard, L (6-2) 6.2 12 7 6 0 2 0 4.24 33 26
Pete Appleton 1.1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2.25 5
Walt Masterson 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5.68 5
Team Totals 9 13 7 6 1 3 0 6.00 43 26
Balks: None.
WP: None.
HBP: None.
IBB: None.
Pickoffs: None.

Other Info

Umpires: HP - George Pipgras, 1B - John Quinn, 2B - (none), 3B - Bill McGowan.
Time of Game: 2:16.
Attendance: Not Given.
Field Condition: Unknown.
Start Time Weather: Unknown.

Starting Lineups

Detroit Tigers         Washington Senators
1 Barney McCosky CF 1 George Case CF
2 Earl Averill LF 2 Cecil Travis SS
3 Charlie Gehringer 2B 3 Buddy Lewis 3B
4 Hank Greenberg 1B 4 Sam West LF
5 Pinky Higgins 3B 5 Taffy Wright RF
6 Pete Fox RF 6 Jimmy Bloodworth 2B
7 Frank Croucher SS 7 Bob Prichard 1B
8 Birdie Tebbetts C 8 Rick Ferrell C
9 Al Benton P 9 Dutch Leonard P

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